Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 41264 39353 48001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.43% 21.93% 23.27%
As % of the General category 55.11% 51.19% 51.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28251 32381 40173
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74882 76881 92991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.34% 42.85% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 54969 63345 75195
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in England.

Salary trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in England

Finance
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 25629 £62,500 - 1020
South East -3 4702 £50,000 +5.26% 219
North of England +4 4544 £46,500 +3.33% 283
North West +3 2651 £47,500 +5.56% 134
Midlands -4 2356 £45,000 - 103
South West +3 1968 £45,000 -3.23% 102
East of England -6 1818 £47,500 -5.00% 108
Yorkshire +1 1661 £45,000 - 133
West Midlands -4 1551 £45,000 +3.45% 63
East Midlands -1 786 £45,000 -10.00% 38
North East +12 233 £45,000 +12.50% 16
South Coast -1 2 £84,250 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12340 (29.91%) Banking
2 12331 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 9066 (21.97%) SQL
4 7594 (18.40%) Java
5 7122 (17.26%) Investment Banking
6 6903 (16.73%) Asset Management
7 6414 (15.54%) Wealth Management
8 6202 (15.03%) Microsoft
9 5939 (14.39%) Retail Banking
10 5885 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
11 5814 (14.09%) Degree
12 5698 (13.81%) C#
13 5187 (12.57%) SQL Server
14 5147 (12.47%) .NET
15 5088 (12.33%) Project Management
16 4835 (11.72%) JavaScript
17 4518 (10.95%) Windows
18 4253 (10.31%) Scrum
19 4166 (10.10%) Oracle
20 4101 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
21 4081 (9.89%) SDLC
22 3856 (9.34%) Linux
23 3685 (8.93%) HTML
24 3518 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
25 3445 (8.35%) SAP
26 3260 (7.90%) Marketing
27 3108 (7.53%) Python
28 3081 (7.47%) CSS
29 2976 (7.21%) Analytics
30 2926 (7.09%) TDD

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1077 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 817 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 691 (1.67%) Apache
4 664 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 628 (1.52%) SAS
6 583 (1.41%) Apache Spark
7 543 (1.32%) IIS
8 519 (1.26%) CMS
9 414 (1.00%) Confluence
10 401 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 373 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 366 (0.89%) JBoss
13 346 (0.84%) Skype for Business
14 329 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 212 (0.51%) WebLogic
16 210 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 182 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
18 143 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 128 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
20 102 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2082 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1608 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 747 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 568 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 535 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 131 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 113 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 112 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 81 (0.20%) SPSS
10 70 (0.17%) InVision
11 66 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 24 (0.058%) Chatbot
13 20 (0.048%) FileZilla
13 20 (0.048%) InfoPath
14 18 (0.044%) Autodesk Inventor
15 17 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
16 11 (0.027%) S-PLUS
17 9 (0.022%) InDesign
18 8 (0.019%) HipChat
19 7 (0.017%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 526 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 457 (1.11%) SAP FI
3 429 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 429 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 408 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 266 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 236 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 228 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
8 202 (0.49%) NetSuite
9 199 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
9 199 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
10 150 (0.36%) SAP BPC
11 129 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
12 123 (0.30%) SAP MM
13 121 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 116 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
15 106 (0.26%) Actimize
16 102 (0.25%) SAP ERP
17 90 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
18 85 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2148 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2019 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 940 (2.28%) SaaS
4 787 (1.91%) Office 365
5 483 (1.17%) GitHub
6 401 (0.97%) IaaS
7 309 (0.75%) PaaS
8 253 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 177 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
10 174 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
11 99 (0.24%) npm
12 94 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 93 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
14 81 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 68 (0.16%) FinancialForce
16 57 (0.14%) OpenShift
17 53 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
17 53 (0.13%) OneDrive
18 52 (0.13%) Amazon S3
19 50 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1337 (3.24%) Firewall
2 725 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 677 (1.64%) WAN
4 618 (1.50%) LAN
5 609 (1.48%) DNS
6 566 (1.37%) Internet
7 538 (1.30%) VPN
8 484 (1.17%) Network Security
9 478 (1.16%) SAN
10 387 (0.94%) DHCP
11 372 (0.90%) Wireless
12 340 (0.82%) HTTP
13 322 (0.78%) Skype
14 321 (0.78%) VoIP
15 304 (0.74%) OSPF
16 303 (0.73%) BGP
17 283 (0.69%) MPLS
18 221 (0.54%) Unified Communications
19 216 (0.52%) EIGRP
20 214 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5187 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 1530 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1465 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1395 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 1384 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1314 (3.18%) Big Data
7 1132 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 1059 (2.57%) MySQL
9 915 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 780 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 657 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 649 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 604 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
14 570 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 536 (1.30%) Blockchain
16 501 (1.21%) Power BI
17 499 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 483 (1.17%) QlikView
19 468 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
20 438 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1648 (3.99%) JIRA
2 1526 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1265 (3.07%) Jenkins
4 945 (2.29%) Selenium
5 940 (2.28%) TeamCity
6 864 (2.09%) Maven
7 833 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 725 (1.76%) Visual Studio
9 679 (1.65%) Subversion
10 647 (1.57%) JUnit
11 590 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 440 (1.07%) NUnit
13 339 (0.82%) WebDriver
14 316 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 295 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 267 (0.65%) MSTest
17 249 (0.60%) Gradle
18 222 (0.54%) SoapUI
19 220 (0.53%) Bitbucket
19 220 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 12340 (29.91%) Banking
2 7122 (17.26%) Investment Banking
3 5939 (14.39%) Retail Banking
4 3260 (7.90%) Marketing
5 2567 (6.22%) Telecoms
6 2430 (5.89%) Retail
7 2294 (5.56%) Front Office
7 2294 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 1665 (4.03%) Electronics
9 1650 (4.00%) Legal
10 1511 (3.66%) Financial Institution
11 825 (2.00%) Advertising
12 817 (1.98%) Back Office
13 626 (1.52%) Law
14 366 (0.89%) Games
15 309 (0.75%) Publishing
16 240 (0.58%) Billing
17 197 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
18 181 (0.44%) German Language
19 175 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10671 (25.86%) Developer
2 7585 (18.38%) Analyst
3 3106 (7.53%) Business Analyst
4 2786 (6.75%) Java Developer
5 2579 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2176 (5.27%) Project Manager
7 2140 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 2115 (5.13%) Architect
9 2101 (5.09%) C# Developer
10 2073 (5.02%) .NET Developer
11 1303 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 1169 (2.83%) Financial Analyst
13 1155 (2.80%) Software Engineer
14 1150 (2.79%) Support Analyst
15 1073 (2.60%) IT Manager
16 966 (2.34%) SQL Developer
17 889 (2.15%) Applications Support
18 888 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
18 888 (2.15%) Software Developer
19 787 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5147 (12.47%) .NET
2 3685 (8.93%) HTML
3 3081 (7.47%) CSS
4 2469 (5.98%) AngularJS
5 2148 (5.21%) ASP.NET
6 2049 (4.97%) Web Services
7 1665 (4.03%) XML
8 1626 (3.94%) Spring
9 1541 (3.73%) REST
10 1527 (3.70%) HTML5
11 1358 (3.29%) jQuery
12 1162 (2.82%) RESTful
13 1150 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1076 (2.61%) .NET Framework
15 986 (2.39%) React
16 901 (2.18%) WCF
17 896 (2.17%) CSS3
18 883 (2.14%) Node.js
19 859 (2.08%) WPF
20 827 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5885 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2753 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2466 (5.98%) Fintech
4 1726 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1689 (4.09%) User Experience
6 1628 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 1569 (3.80%) Derivative
8 1295 (3.14%) Equities
9 1270 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
10 1095 (2.65%) Fixed Income
11 1068 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
12 919 (2.23%) Data Centre
13 839 (2.03%) Hedge funds
14 799 (1.94%) Algorithms
15 601 (1.46%) Data Structures
16 554 (1.34%) Virtual Team
17 537 (1.30%) Mobile App
18 474 (1.15%) Credit Risk
19 448 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
20 444 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4518 (10.95%) Windows
2 3856 (9.34%) Linux
3 2891 (7.01%) Unix
4 1475 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 711 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 634 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 623 (1.51%) Android
8 596 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 563 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 435 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 414 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 339 (0.82%) Solaris
13 168 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 155 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 151 (0.37%) CentOS
16 131 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 126 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 110 (0.27%) AIX
19 41 (0.099%) Debian
20 29 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12331 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6903 (16.73%) Asset Management
3 6414 (15.54%) Wealth Management
4 5088 (12.33%) Project Management
5 4253 (10.31%) Scrum
6 4101 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
7 4081 (9.89%) SDLC
8 3518 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2976 (7.21%) Analytics
10 2926 (7.09%) TDD
11 2909 (7.05%) ITIL
12 2755 (6.68%) Software Engineering
13 2708 (6.56%) Test Automation
14 2693 (6.53%) Business Analysis
15 2569 (6.23%) DevOps
16 2558 (6.20%) MVC
17 2473 (5.99%) Programme Management
18 2368 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
19 2344 (5.68%) OO
20 2150 (5.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9066 (21.97%) SQL
2 7594 (18.40%) Java
3 5698 (13.81%) C#
4 4835 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 3108 (7.53%) Python
6 1855 (4.50%) C++
7 1379 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 1295 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 904 (2.19%) PHP
10 881 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 858 (2.08%) C
12 843 (2.04%) Perl
13 745 (1.81%) PL/SQL
14 723 (1.75%) R
15 700 (1.70%) Ruby
16 681 (1.65%) Scala
17 600 (1.45%) VBA
18 573 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 455 (1.10%) VB.NET
20 400 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 5814 (14.09%) Degree
2 1390 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 921 (2.23%) CISSP
4 656 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 614 (1.49%) CISM
6 612 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 565 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 560 (1.36%) ISEB
9 448 (1.09%) CCNP
10 431 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 392 (0.95%) CISA
12 366 (0.89%) Master's Degree
13 343 (0.83%) PMP
14 340 (0.82%) MCSE
15 333 (0.81%) ISTQB
16 325 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
17 320 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 314 (0.76%) CCNA
19 306 (0.74%) PhD
20 270 (0.65%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2537 (6.15%) QA
2 820 (1.99%) SLA
3 805 (1.95%) PMO
4 665 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 509 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 467 (1.13%) GDPR
7 394 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 263 (0.64%) MiFID
9 189 (0.46%) COBIT
10 152 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 126 (0.31%) Basel III
12 123 (0.30%) EMIR
13 100 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 96 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
15 78 (0.19%) ISO 9001
16 65 (0.16%) IFRS
17 55 (0.13%) ISO 20022
18 52 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 52 (0.13%) Solvency II
19 50 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 1863 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 896 (2.17%) Docker
3 843 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 323 (0.78%) XenApp
5 259 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 232 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 220 (0.53%) vSphere
8 166 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 111 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 107 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 106 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 82 (0.20%) XenServer
13 70 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 63 (0.15%) HDFS
15 39 (0.095%) Apache Flume
16 36 (0.087%) NFS
17 35 (0.085%) Firmware
18 31 (0.075%) Terminal Services
19 29 (0.070%) DFS Replication
20 23 (0.056%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 751 (1.82%) Puppet
2 710 (1.72%) Ansible
3 652 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 503 (1.22%) SCCM
5 399 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 206 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 192 (0.47%) Nagios
8 188 (0.46%) Terraform
9 134 (0.32%) AirWatch
10 129 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 125 (0.30%) SCOM
12 82 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
12 82 (0.20%) Nessus
13 81 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
14 74 (0.18%) Control-M
15 72 (0.17%) WSUS
16 62 (0.15%) PowerBroker
17 59 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
18 56 (0.14%) Mesos
19 52 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 6202 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 4166 (10.10%) Oracle
3 3445 (8.35%) SAP
4 1473 (3.57%) VMware
5 1212 (2.94%) Cisco
6 870 (2.11%) Citrix
7 784 (1.90%) Tableau
8 666 (1.61%) Google
9 603 (1.46%) Sybase
10 565 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
11 547 (1.33%) IBM
12 543 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 515 (1.25%) HP
14 484 (1.17%) Murex
15 366 (0.89%) Cognos
16 352 (0.85%) Splunk
17 324 (0.79%) CheckPoint
18 313 (0.76%) Apple
19 305 (0.74%) ServiceNow
20 297 (0.72%) Adobe