Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 14,588 26,444 36,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 20.51% 19.54% 22.08%
As % of the General category 51.26% 48.37% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12,185 21,503 29,105
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 28,458 54,668 72,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.00% 40.39% 43.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22,067 41,546 55,639
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +6.80% +3.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in England.

Salary trend for Finance in England

Finance
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in England over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +1 9,344 £72,500 +3.57% 665
South East -2 1,834 £56,500 +2.73% 176
North of England -2 1,478 £50,000 +5.26% 202
North West -3 861 £52,500 +10.53% 114
South West -2 755 £50,000 +5.26% 89
Midlands 0 704 £52,500 +10.53% 104
Yorkshire -2 544 £50,000 +6.38% 68
West Midlands -1 465 £52,500 +9.38% 60
East of England -3 402 £50,000 - 74
East Midlands 0 229 £52,500 +10.53% 44
North East -2 73 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4,862 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2,968 (20.35%) SQL
3 2,561 (17.56%) AWS
4 2,499 (17.13%) Azure
5 2,379 (16.31%) Java
6 2,163 (14.83%) Python
7 2,121 (14.54%) Microsoft
8 2,104 (14.42%) Banking
9 2,055 (14.09%) JavaScript
10 2,014 (13.81%) C#
11 1,976 (13.55%) DevOps
12 1,835 (12.58%) SQL Server
13 1,817 (12.46%) .NET
14 1,769 (12.13%) Fintech
15 1,699 (11.65%) Degree
16 1,450 (9.94%) Software Engineering
17 1,429 (9.80%) Windows
18 1,395 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
19 1,373 (9.41%) Scrum
20 1,333 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
21 1,326 (9.09%) AngularJS
22 1,290 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 1,273 (8.73%) Project Management
24 1,189 (8.15%) Linux
25 1,182 (8.10%) Analytics
26 1,170 (8.02%) Docker
27 1,165 (7.99%) Oracle
28 1,163 (7.97%) Web Services
29 1,126 (7.72%) React
30 1,087 (7.45%) Microservices

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
1 322 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 311 (2.13%) Confluence
3 245 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 223 (1.53%) Apache
5 179 (1.23%) CMS
6 166 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 159 (1.09%) IIS
8 130 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 113 (0.77%) SAS
10 86 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 72 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 53 (0.36%) EPiServer
13 51 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 42 (0.29%) nginx
15 40 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
17 36 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 35 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
19 29 (0.20%) WordPress
20 27 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 591 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 543 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 207 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 115 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 96 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 50 (0.34%) Sketch
7 34 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.19%) InVision
9 27 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 24 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 22 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 20 (0.14%) SPSS
12 20 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 19 (0.13%) Figma
14 14 (0.096%) Adobe XD
15 10 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (0.055%) Open Workbench
17 5 (0.034%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.034%) Revit
Business Applications
1 139 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 125 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 118 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 99 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 93 (0.64%) SAP FI
6 90 (0.62%) NetSuite
6 90 (0.62%) SAP CO
6 90 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 80 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 78 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 74 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
10 70 (0.48%) SimCorp Dimension
11 66 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
12 64 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
13 56 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
14 54 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
15 52 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
16 49 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
17 46 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 44 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2,561 (17.56%) AWS
2 2,499 (17.13%) Azure
3 751 (5.15%) GCP
4 622 (4.26%) Office 365
5 588 (4.03%) Power Platform
6 559 (3.83%) SaaS
7 366 (2.51%) Serverless
8 271 (1.86%) PaaS
9 257 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
10 227 (1.56%) IaaS
11 207 (1.42%) OpenShift
12 204 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
13 155 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
14 147 (1.01%) GitHub
15 142 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
16 128 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
17 114 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
18 103 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
19 91 (0.62%) Amazon S3
20 77 (0.53%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 540 (3.70%) Firewall
2 257 (1.76%) DNS
3 252 (1.73%) WAN
4 247 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 240 (1.65%) Internet
6 194 (1.33%) Network Security
7 173 (1.19%) LAN
8 155 (1.06%) DHCP
9 151 (1.04%) Skype
10 147 (1.01%) VPN
11 123 (0.84%) SAN
12 107 (0.73%) BGP
13 103 (0.71%) Unified Communications
14 97 (0.66%) OSPF
15 94 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
16 84 (0.58%) HTTP
16 84 (0.58%) Wireless
17 73 (0.50%) VoIP
18 68 (0.47%) MPLS
19 65 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,835 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 596 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 562 (3.85%) Power BI
4 472 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 453 (3.11%) Big Data
6 447 (3.06%) MySQL
7 441 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 415 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 343 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 331 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 324 (2.22%) MongoDB
12 301 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 261 (1.79%) Hadoop
14 232 (1.59%) Data Lake
15 171 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
16 157 (1.08%) Redis
17 142 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
18 133 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 130 (0.89%) RDBMS
19 130 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 802 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 666 (4.57%) JIRA
3 591 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 306 (2.10%) Selenium
5 221 (1.51%) Cucumber
6 183 (1.25%) Maven
7 171 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 149 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 145 (0.99%) GitLab
10 143 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 135 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 121 (0.83%) Bitbucket
13 120 (0.82%) Artifactory
14 98 (0.67%) SpecFlow
15 96 (0.66%) JUnit
15 96 (0.66%) webpack
16 80 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 74 (0.51%) Jasmine
18 71 (0.49%) NUnit
19 68 (0.47%) Mocha
General
1 2,104 (14.42%) Banking
2 911 (6.24%) Front Office
3 697 (4.78%) Marketing
4 611 (4.19%) Retail
5 443 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 439 (3.01%) Financial Institution
7 432 (2.96%) Legal
8 382 (2.62%) Investment Banking
9 339 (2.32%) Public Sector
10 338 (2.32%) Back Office
11 335 (2.30%) Manufacturing
12 306 (2.10%) Law
13 186 (1.28%) Electronics
14 184 (1.26%) Games
15 101 (0.69%) Advertising
16 97 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 85 (0.58%) Billing
17 85 (0.58%) Retail Banking
18 68 (0.47%) Local Government
19 48 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,543 (24.29%) Developer
2 2,076 (14.23%) Analyst
3 1,104 (7.57%) Architect
4 712 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 657 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 654 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 635 (4.35%) Consultant
8 627 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 616 (4.22%) Software Engineer
10 572 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 551 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 410 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 372 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
14 364 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
15 356 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
16 332 (2.28%) Full Stack Developer
17 331 (2.27%) Support Analyst
18 321 (2.20%) Junior
19 315 (2.16%) Applications Support
20 311 (2.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,817 (12.46%) .NET
2 1,326 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1,163 (7.97%) Web Services
4 1,126 (7.72%) React
5 1,080 (7.40%) HTML
6 1,006 (6.90%) CSS
7 656 (4.50%) ASP.NET
8 631 (4.33%) Node.js
9 625 (4.28%) .NET Core
10 513 (3.52%) Vue.js
11 510 (3.50%) REST
12 422 (2.89%) Spring
13 401 (2.75%) HTML5
14 389 (2.67%) RESTful
15 374 (2.56%) .NET Framework
16 352 (2.41%) XML
17 344 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
18 320 (2.19%) Kafka
19 291 (1.99%) jQuery
20 286 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,333 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 815 (5.59%) Hedge funds
3 696 (4.77%) Fixed Income
4 659 (4.52%) Derivative
5 613 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 602 (4.13%) User Experience
7 537 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 480 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 472 (3.24%) Equities
10 387 (2.65%) Data Centre
11 368 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
12 274 (1.88%) Mobile App
13 273 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
14 265 (1.82%) Public Cloud
15 254 (1.74%) Data Structures
16 212 (1.45%) Algorithms
17 164 (1.12%) Reference Data
18 163 (1.12%) Virtual Team
19 154 (1.06%) Cloud Native
20 116 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,429 (9.80%) Windows
2 1,189 (8.15%) Linux
3 536 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 528 (3.62%) Unix
5 280 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 184 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 160 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 142 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 140 (0.96%) Android
10 130 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
11 120 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 90 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 82 (0.56%) CentOS
14 54 (0.37%) Solaris
15 39 (0.27%) AIX
16 38 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 36 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.18%) Debian
19 25 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
19 25 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,862 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,976 (13.55%) DevOps
3 1,769 (12.13%) Fintech
4 1,450 (9.94%) Software Engineering
5 1,395 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1,373 (9.41%) Scrum
7 1,290 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,273 (8.73%) Project Management
9 1,182 (8.10%) Analytics
10 1,087 (7.45%) Microservices
11 1,085 (7.44%) Asset Management
12 1,080 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
13 1,055 (7.23%) ITIL
14 969 (6.64%) TDD
15 968 (6.64%) Test Automation
16 915 (6.27%) Computer Science
17 839 (5.75%) Mentoring
18 785 (5.38%) Project Delivery
19 744 (5.10%) SDLC
20 740 (5.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,968 (20.35%) SQL
2 2,379 (16.31%) Java
3 2,163 (14.83%) Python
4 2,055 (14.09%) JavaScript
5 2,014 (13.81%) C#
6 618 (4.24%) PowerShell
7 539 (3.69%) C++
8 478 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 376 (2.58%) R
10 344 (2.36%) T-SQL
11 308 (2.11%) C
12 294 (2.02%) Bash Shell
13 274 (1.88%) PHP
14 238 (1.63%) Scala
15 198 (1.36%) Kotlin
16 193 (1.32%) Java 8
17 186 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 178 (1.22%) Ruby
19 177 (1.21%) VBA
20 147 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,699 (11.65%) Degree
2 498 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 279 (1.91%) CISSP
4 263 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 239 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 174 (1.19%) CISM
7 170 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 154 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 139 (0.95%) CISA
10 136 (0.93%) CCNP
11 132 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 119 (0.82%) PMI Certification
13 118 (0.81%) Master's Degree
14 110 (0.75%) CCNA
15 108 (0.74%) PMP
16 104 (0.71%) MCSE
17 101 (0.69%) ISEB
18 98 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
19 95 (0.65%) PhD
20 91 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 660 (4.52%) QA
2 248 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 235 (1.61%) SLA
4 231 (1.58%) GDPR
5 220 (1.51%) PMO
6 196 (1.34%) Data Quality
7 142 (0.97%) PCI DSS
8 116 (0.80%) NIST
9 91 (0.62%) COBIT
10 68 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 40 (0.27%) MiFID
12 38 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
13 30 (0.21%) EMIR
14 23 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 21 (0.14%) IFRS
15 21 (0.14%) ISO 20022
16 19 (0.13%) SEPA
17 18 (0.12%) NIST 800
17 18 (0.12%) Solvency II
18 17 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 1,170 (8.02%) Docker
2 735 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 315 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 150 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 96 (0.66%) XenApp
6 79 (0.54%) vSphere
7 70 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 64 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 32 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 21 (0.14%) HDFS
13 19 (0.13%) Firmware
14 17 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 15 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (0.069%) vCloud
17 9 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.041%) NFS
18 6 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
18 6 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 961 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 472 (3.24%) Terraform
3 456 (3.13%) Ansible
4 267 (1.83%) SCCM
5 248 (1.70%) Puppet
6 177 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
7 95 (0.65%) SCOM
8 68 (0.47%) Nagios
9 54 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
10 46 (0.32%) SCVMM
11 44 (0.30%) Control-M
11 44 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
12 41 (0.28%) Nessus
13 37 (0.25%) WSUS
14 35 (0.24%) Grafana
15 34 (0.23%) Mesos
16 31 (0.21%) Istio
17 30 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
18 27 (0.19%) Prometheus
19 26 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,121 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 1,165 (7.99%) Oracle
3 728 (4.99%) SAP
4 527 (3.61%) Google
5 524 (3.59%) Cisco
6 504 (3.45%) VMware
7 314 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 295 (2.02%) Tableau
9 276 (1.89%) Citrix
10 262 (1.80%) IBM
11 248 (1.70%) Bloomberg
12 154 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 153 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 147 (1.01%) Informatica
15 136 (0.93%) Splunk
16 129 (0.88%) ServiceNow
17 124 (0.85%) Palo Alto
18 121 (0.83%) F5
18 121 (0.83%) HP
19 98 (0.67%) Calypso