Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 39792 41437 46915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.10% 22.39% 23.06%
As % of the General category 55.85% 51.80% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27706 34635 39429
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
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 71243 80001 90578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.15% 43.23% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52846 66482 72642
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24476 £62,500 +4.17% 1664
South East -3 4532 £50,000 +5.26% 312
North of England -4 4402 £45,000 +5.88% 386
North West -2 2497 £45,000 - 222
Midlands -4 2342 £45,000 +5.23% 146
South West +3 1994 £45,000 - 183
East of England -8 1837 £45,000 -10.00% 154
Yorkshire -4 1739 £45,000 +5.88% 135
West Midlands -8 1562 £45,000 +5.88% 105
East Midlands 0 770 £45,000 - 41
North East +3 166 £45,000 +25.00% 29
South Coast -2 4 £84,250 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 11708 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11350 (28.52%) Banking
3 8897 (22.36%) SQL
4 7468 (18.77%) Retail
5 7313 (18.38%) Java
6 6460 (16.23%) Investment Banking
7 6221 (15.63%) Asset Management
8 5822 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 5665 (14.24%) Wealth Management
10 5654 (14.21%) C#
11 5591 (14.05%) SQL Server
12 5577 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
13 5574 (14.01%) Degree
14 5163 (12.97%) .NET
15 5135 (12.90%) Retail Banking
16 4848 (12.18%) Project Management
17 4665 (11.72%) JavaScript
18 4354 (10.94%) Windows
19 4308 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
20 4164 (10.46%) Scrum
21 4114 (10.34%) Oracle
22 3895 (9.79%) Linux
23 3741 (9.40%) SDLC
24 3592 (9.03%) HTML
25 3490 (8.77%) Marketing
26 3468 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
27 3383 (8.50%) SAP
28 3095 (7.78%) Analytics
29 2991 (7.52%) CSS
30 2924 (7.35%) 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
1 952 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 771 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 690 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 658 (1.65%) Apache
5 591 (1.49%) SAS
6 551 (1.38%) CMS
7 484 (1.22%) IIS
8 462 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 434 (1.09%) Confluence
10 431 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 391 (0.98%) JBoss
12 346 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
13 342 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
14 274 (0.69%) Skype for Business
15 233 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 230 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 171 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 155 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
19 154 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
20 144 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2033 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1524 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
3 714 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 511 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 494 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 147 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 144 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 117 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 84 (0.21%) SPSS
10 65 (0.16%) InVision
11 62 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 32 (0.080%) FileZilla
13 26 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
14 21 (0.053%) Chatbot
15 15 (0.038%) HipChat
15 15 (0.038%) Stata
16 11 (0.028%) Open Workbench
17 10 (0.025%) FrameMaker
18 8 (0.020%) Moqups
18 8 (0.020%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 561 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 434 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 407 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 407 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 334 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 277 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
6 205 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 180 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 156 (0.39%) SAP BPC
9 153 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
10 146 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
11 142 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
12 139 (0.35%) NetSuite
13 121 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
14 117 (0.29%) Actimize
15 109 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
16 105 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
17 101 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 98 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
19 94 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1911 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1731 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 894 (2.25%) SaaS
4 569 (1.43%) Office 365
5 429 (1.08%) GitHub
6 373 (0.94%) IaaS
7 276 (0.69%) PaaS
8 225 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 170 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 130 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 117 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 95 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 60 (0.15%) Force.com
14 59 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 51 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 49 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
17 46 (0.12%) Amazon S3
18 45 (0.11%) OpenShift
19 43 (0.11%) FinancialForce.com
20 40 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1165 (2.93%) Firewall
2 712 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 677 (1.70%) WAN
4 608 (1.53%) LAN
5 569 (1.43%) Internet
6 556 (1.40%) DNS
7 548 (1.38%) VPN
8 430 (1.08%) SAN
9 382 (0.96%) Network Security
10 350 (0.88%) DHCP
11 333 (0.84%) VoIP
12 308 (0.77%) Wireless
13 302 (0.76%) HTTP
14 268 (0.67%) Skype
15 242 (0.61%) BGP
16 237 (0.60%) MPLS
17 217 (0.55%) OSPF
18 197 (0.50%) Intranet
19 194 (0.49%) VLAN
20 187 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5591 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 1525 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1515 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1514 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1301 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 1260 (3.17%) Big Data
7 1102 (2.77%) NoSQL
8 948 (2.38%) MySQL
9 873 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 708 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 705 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 619 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 618 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
14 586 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
15 546 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 514 (1.29%) RDBMS
17 477 (1.20%) Power BI
18 440 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
19 414 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
20 409 (1.03%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1695 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1464 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 1236 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 970 (2.44%) Selenium
5 859 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 813 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 809 (2.03%) Maven
8 705 (1.77%) Subversion
9 685 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 672 (1.69%) JUnit
11 479 (1.20%) NUnit
12 476 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 300 (0.75%) WebDriver
14 247 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 239 (0.60%) MSTest
16 233 (0.59%) Gradle
17 202 (0.51%) HP UFT
17 202 (0.51%) SpecFlow
18 201 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
18 201 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11350 (28.52%) Banking
2 7468 (18.77%) Retail
3 6460 (16.23%) Investment Banking
4 5135 (12.90%) Retail Banking
5 3490 (8.77%) Marketing
6 2824 (7.10%) Telecoms
7 2427 (6.10%) Manufacturing
8 2188 (5.50%) Front Office
9 1886 (4.74%) Electronics
10 1594 (4.01%) Legal
11 1444 (3.63%) Financial Institution
12 803 (2.02%) Back Office
13 595 (1.50%) Advertising
14 538 (1.35%) Law
15 352 (0.88%) Games
16 301 (0.76%) Publishing
17 282 (0.71%) Billing
18 207 (0.52%) General Ledger
19 199 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
20 189 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10590 (26.61%) Developer
2 7518 (18.89%) Analyst
3 2967 (7.46%) Business Analyst
4 2840 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2444 (6.14%) Consultant
6 2189 (5.50%) C# Developer
7 2081 (5.23%) Architect
8 2077 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 2071 (5.20%) .NET Developer
10 2028 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 1264 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 1185 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
13 1135 (2.85%) Support Analyst
14 1063 (2.67%) IT Manager
15 986 (2.48%) Software Engineer
16 980 (2.46%) SQL Developer
17 883 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
18 824 (2.07%) Software Developer
19 811 (2.04%) Applications Support
20 806 (2.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5163 (12.97%) .NET
2 3592 (9.03%) HTML
3 2991 (7.52%) CSS
4 2409 (6.05%) AngularJS
5 2220 (5.58%) ASP.NET
6 1975 (4.96%) Web Services
7 1894 (4.76%) XML
8 1509 (3.79%) Spring
9 1485 (3.73%) HTML5
10 1364 (3.43%) REST
11 1326 (3.33%) jQuery
12 1181 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1109 (2.79%) .NET Framework
14 953 (2.39%) RESTful
15 937 (2.35%) SOAP
16 896 (2.25%) React
16 896 (2.25%) WCF
17 865 (2.17%) CSS3
18 844 (2.12%) Node.js
19 834 (2.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5577 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2504 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 2342 (5.89%) Fintech
4 1775 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 1646 (4.14%) User Experience
6 1630 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1577 (3.96%) Derivative
8 1233 (3.10%) Equities
9 1160 (2.92%) Fixed Income
10 1155 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
11 1018 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 856 (2.15%) Data Centre
13 764 (1.92%) Hedge funds
14 725 (1.82%) Algorithms
15 604 (1.52%) Data Structures
16 560 (1.41%) Mobile App
17 471 (1.18%) Virtual Team
18 437 (1.10%) Credit Risk
18 437 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
19 397 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4354 (10.94%) Windows
2 3895 (9.79%) Linux
3 2670 (6.71%) Unix
4 1329 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 686 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 652 (1.64%) Android
7 625 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 618 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 542 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 466 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 356 (0.89%) Solaris
12 312 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 170 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 168 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 142 (0.36%) CentOS
16 124 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 118 (0.30%) Windows 8
18 100 (0.25%) AIX
19 42 (0.11%) Debian
20 39 (0.098%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11708 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6221 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 5665 (14.24%) Wealth Management
4 4848 (12.18%) Project Management
5 4308 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
6 4164 (10.46%) Scrum
7 3741 (9.40%) SDLC
8 3468 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 3095 (7.78%) Analytics
10 2924 (7.35%) TDD
11 2743 (6.89%) ITIL
12 2651 (6.66%) Business Analysis
13 2596 (6.52%) Programme Management
14 2545 (6.40%) MVC
15 2498 (6.28%) Software Engineering
16 2495 (6.27%) Test Automation
17 2329 (5.85%) OO
18 2276 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
19 2195 (5.52%) DevOps
20 2093 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8897 (22.36%) SQL
2 7313 (18.38%) Java
3 5654 (14.21%) C#
4 4665 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 2901 (7.29%) Python
6 1791 (4.50%) C++
7 1505 (3.78%) T-SQL
8 1144 (2.87%) PowerShell
9 877 (2.20%) PHP
10 859 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 839 (2.11%) Perl
12 813 (2.04%) C
13 783 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 666 (1.67%) R
15 623 (1.57%) Ruby
16 602 (1.51%) VBA
17 591 (1.49%) Scala
18 529 (1.33%) Bash Shell
19 433 (1.09%) VB.NET
20 371 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 5574 (14.01%) Degree
2 1274 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 925 (2.32%) CISSP
4 659 (1.66%) ISEB
5 641 (1.61%) CISM
6 585 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 581 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 494 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 473 (1.19%) CISA
10 427 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 392 (0.99%) ISTQB
12 375 (0.94%) Master's Degree
13 361 (0.91%) PMP
14 352 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 345 (0.87%) CCNP
16 310 (0.78%) PhD
17 295 (0.74%) MCSE
18 282 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 277 (0.70%) CCNA
20 253 (0.64%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2360 (5.93%) QA
2 823 (2.07%) PMO
3 734 (1.84%) SLA
4 615 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 456 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 316 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 309 (0.78%) MiFID
8 267 (0.67%) GDPR
9 200 (0.50%) COBIT
10 151 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 116 (0.29%) Basel III
12 100 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 92 (0.23%) EMIR
14 84 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
15 66 (0.17%) ISO 9001
16 51 (0.13%) ISO 20022
17 48 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 47 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
19 44 (0.11%) Solvency II
20 38 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1740 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 771 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 753 (1.89%) Docker
4 271 (0.68%) XenApp
5 210 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 192 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 184 (0.46%) vSphere
8 151 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 124 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 91 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 66 (0.17%) HDFS
12 57 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 44 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 44 (0.11%) XenServer
14 42 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 42 (0.11%) NFS
15 34 (0.085%) DFS Replication
16 31 (0.078%) Terminal Services
17 30 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
18 25 (0.063%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 701 (1.76%) Puppet
2 646 (1.62%) Ansible
3 569 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 486 (1.22%) SCCM
5 321 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 180 (0.45%) Nagios
7 154 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 153 (0.38%) Terraform
9 127 (0.32%) AirWatch
10 121 (0.30%) Control-M
11 105 (0.26%) SCOM
12 102 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 91 (0.23%) Nessus
14 86 (0.22%) WSUS
15 83 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
16 67 (0.17%) Backup Exec
17 65 (0.16%) PowerBroker
18 61 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
19 60 (0.15%) Mesos
20 58 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5822 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4114 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3383 (8.50%) SAP
4 1387 (3.49%) VMware
5 1173 (2.95%) Cisco
6 781 (1.96%) Citrix
7 734 (1.84%) Tableau
8 624 (1.57%) IBM
9 597 (1.50%) Google
10 570 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 540 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 535 (1.34%) Sybase
13 517 (1.30%) HP
14 466 (1.17%) Murex
15 368 (0.92%) Splunk
16 347 (0.87%) Cognos
17 341 (0.86%) Adobe
18 337 (0.85%) CheckPoint
19 304 (0.76%) Apple
20 293 (0.74%) Bloomberg