Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 40593 39510 47559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.83% 22.08% 23.13%
As % of the General category 56.02% 51.17% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27523 32687 39866
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,200 £84,750
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 72468 77220 92376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.33% 43.14% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52902 63845 74459
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 25477 £62,500 - 1024
South East -3 4490 £50,000 +5.26% 226
North of England +4 4361 £45,000 +4.65% 243
North West +3 2536 £47,500 +5.56% 123
Midlands -4 2327 £45,000 - 116
South West +3 1919 £45,000 - 96
East of England -6 1793 £47,000 -6.00% 92
Yorkshire 0 1646 £45,000 +5.88% 98
West Midlands -5 1534 £45,000 +3.45% 66
East Midlands 0 776 £45,000 -10.00% 50
North East +7 180 £45,000 +12.50% 22
South Coast -2 4 £84,250 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12372 (30.48%) Banking
2 12044 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8971 (22.10%) SQL
4 7687 (18.94%) Java
5 7378 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 7157 (17.63%) Asset Management
7 6639 (16.36%) Wealth Management
8 6173 (15.21%) Retail Banking
9 6010 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 5911 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
11 5736 (14.13%) Degree
12 5654 (13.93%) C#
13 5276 (13.00%) SQL Server
14 5126 (12.63%) .NET
15 5016 (12.36%) Project Management
16 4753 (11.71%) JavaScript
17 4499 (11.08%) Windows
18 4192 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
18 4192 (10.33%) Scrum
19 4143 (10.21%) Oracle
20 4070 (10.03%) SDLC
21 3888 (9.58%) Linux
22 3677 (9.06%) HTML
23 3460 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
24 3458 (8.52%) SAP
25 3399 (8.37%) Marketing
26 3091 (7.61%) Analytics
27 3062 (7.54%) Python
28 3059 (7.54%) CSS
29 2898 (7.14%) Unix

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 1033 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 807 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 694 (1.71%) Apache
4 684 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 606 (1.49%) SAS
6 562 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 547 (1.35%) CMS
8 509 (1.25%) IIS
9 422 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 412 (1.01%) Confluence
11 384 (0.95%) JBoss
12 366 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 351 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 344 (0.85%) Skype for Business
15 218 (0.54%) WebLogic
16 193 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 163 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
18 152 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 140 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
20 128 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2060 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 1594 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
3 749 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 550 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 532 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 143 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 125 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 123 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 81 (0.20%) SPSS
10 72 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 71 (0.17%) InVision
12 30 (0.074%) FileZilla
13 22 (0.054%) Chatbot
14 21 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
15 15 (0.037%) Autodesk Inventor
16 12 (0.030%) InfoPath
17 11 (0.027%) S-PLUS
18 10 (0.025%) Stata
19 9 (0.022%) Open Workbench
20 8 (0.020%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 523 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 474 (1.17%) SAP FI
3 449 (1.11%) SAP CO
3 449 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
4 321 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 263 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 226 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
7 207 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
8 190 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
9 151 (0.37%) SAP BPC
10 136 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
11 135 (0.33%) NetSuite
12 125 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
13 114 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 112 (0.28%) SAP MM
15 109 (0.27%) Actimize
16 98 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
17 97 (0.24%) SAP ERP
18 93 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
19 92 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2075 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1940 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 887 (2.19%) SaaS
4 688 (1.69%) Office 365
5 467 (1.15%) GitHub
6 384 (0.95%) IaaS
7 283 (0.70%) PaaS
8 248 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 154 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 136 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 110 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 100 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 88 (0.22%) npm
14 71 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 54 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 54 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 52 (0.13%) Force.com
16 52 (0.13%) OpenShift
17 46 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 46 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1283 (3.16%) Firewall
2 714 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 687 (1.69%) WAN
4 620 (1.53%) LAN
5 597 (1.47%) DNS
6 565 (1.39%) Internet
7 552 (1.36%) VPN
8 472 (1.16%) SAN
9 442 (1.09%) Network Security
10 381 (0.94%) DHCP
11 367 (0.90%) Wireless
12 328 (0.81%) Skype
13 325 (0.80%) VoIP
14 321 (0.79%) HTTP
15 294 (0.72%) BGP
16 287 (0.71%) OSPF
17 286 (0.70%) MPLS
18 208 (0.51%) EIGRP
19 207 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
20 204 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5276 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 1515 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1450 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1423 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1388 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 1339 (3.30%) Big Data
7 1148 (2.83%) NoSQL
8 1048 (2.58%) MySQL
9 934 (2.30%) MongoDB
10 791 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 644 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 640 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 614 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 569 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 530 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 504 (1.24%) Blockchain
17 484 (1.19%) Power BI
18 458 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
19 450 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
20 427 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1675 (4.13%) JIRA
2 1508 (3.71%) Git (software)
3 1271 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 953 (2.35%) Selenium
5 938 (2.31%) TeamCity
6 893 (2.20%) Maven
7 824 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 721 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 700 (1.72%) Subversion
10 679 (1.67%) JUnit
11 554 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 457 (1.13%) NUnit
13 337 (0.83%) WebDriver
14 284 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 265 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
16 253 (0.62%) MSTest
17 244 (0.60%) Gradle
18 206 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
19 197 (0.49%) MSBuild
20 194 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 12372 (30.48%) Banking
2 7378 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 6173 (15.21%) Retail Banking
4 3399 (8.37%) Marketing
5 2644 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 2376 (5.85%) Front Office
7 2371 (5.84%) Manufacturing
8 2336 (5.75%) Retail
9 1800 (4.43%) Electronics
10 1628 (4.01%) Legal
11 1510 (3.72%) Financial Institution
12 833 (2.05%) Back Office
13 621 (1.53%) Advertising
14 584 (1.44%) Law
15 336 (0.83%) Games
16 307 (0.76%) Publishing
17 261 (0.64%) Billing
18 201 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 174 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 173 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10682 (26.31%) Developer
2 7467 (18.39%) Analyst
3 3043 (7.50%) Business Analyst
4 2864 (7.06%) Java Developer
5 2463 (6.07%) Consultant
6 2144 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 2091 (5.15%) Architect
7 2091 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 2056 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 2056 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 1294 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 1166 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
11 1155 (2.85%) Support Analyst
12 1139 (2.81%) Software Engineer
13 1063 (2.62%) IT Manager
14 944 (2.33%) SQL Developer
15 907 (2.23%) Software Developer
16 875 (2.16%) Applications Support
17 860 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
18 814 (2.01%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5126 (12.63%) .NET
2 3677 (9.06%) HTML
3 3059 (7.54%) CSS
4 2358 (5.81%) AngularJS
5 2145 (5.28%) ASP.NET
6 2017 (4.97%) Web Services
7 1726 (4.25%) XML
8 1598 (3.94%) Spring
9 1511 (3.72%) HTML5
10 1492 (3.68%) REST
11 1358 (3.35%) jQuery
12 1145 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1091 (2.69%) RESTful
14 1049 (2.58%) .NET Framework
15 903 (2.22%) React
16 887 (2.19%) SOAP
17 869 (2.14%) CSS3
18 866 (2.13%) WCF
19 843 (2.08%) Node.js
20 840 (2.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5911 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2717 (6.69%) Computer Science
3 2474 (6.09%) Fintech
4 1790 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1695 (4.18%) User Experience
6 1684 (4.15%) Management Information System
7 1623 (4.00%) Derivative
8 1308 (3.22%) Equities
9 1217 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
10 1133 (2.79%) Fixed Income
11 1064 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
12 896 (2.21%) Data Centre
13 798 (1.97%) Hedge funds
14 790 (1.95%) Algorithms
15 607 (1.50%) Data Structures
16 539 (1.33%) Mobile App
17 511 (1.26%) Virtual Team
18 462 (1.14%) Credit Risk
19 460 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
20 438 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4499 (11.08%) Windows
2 3888 (9.58%) Linux
3 2898 (7.14%) Unix
4 1420 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 706 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 640 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 619 (1.52%) Android
8 594 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 562 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 458 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 392 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 368 (0.91%) Solaris
13 174 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 157 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 139 (0.34%) CentOS
16 130 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 123 (0.30%) Windows 8
18 111 (0.27%) AIX
19 43 (0.11%) Debian
20 29 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12044 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7157 (17.63%) Asset Management
3 6639 (16.36%) Wealth Management
4 5016 (12.36%) Project Management
5 4192 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4192 (10.33%) Scrum
6 4070 (10.03%) SDLC
7 3460 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3091 (7.61%) Analytics
9 2885 (7.11%) TDD
10 2813 (6.93%) ITIL
11 2704 (6.66%) Business Analysis
12 2696 (6.64%) Software Engineering
13 2628 (6.47%) Test Automation
14 2592 (6.39%) Programme Management
15 2507 (6.18%) MVC
16 2451 (6.04%) DevOps
17 2382 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
18 2361 (5.82%) OO
19 2146 (5.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8971 (22.10%) SQL
2 7687 (18.94%) Java
3 5654 (13.93%) C#
4 4753 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 3062 (7.54%) Python
6 1858 (4.58%) C++
7 1451 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1262 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 891 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 882 (2.17%) PHP
11 861 (2.12%) Perl
12 820 (2.02%) C
13 770 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 717 (1.77%) R
15 665 (1.64%) Scala
16 652 (1.61%) Ruby
17 595 (1.47%) VBA
18 540 (1.33%) Bash Shell
19 454 (1.12%) VB.NET
20 389 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 5736 (14.13%) Degree
2 1377 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 913 (2.25%) CISSP
4 626 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 619 (1.52%) CISM
6 587 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 578 (1.42%) ISEB
8 535 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 418 (1.03%) CCNP
10 415 (1.02%) PMI Certification
11 397 (0.98%) CISA
12 365 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 330 (0.81%) PMP
14 325 (0.80%) MCSE
15 316 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
16 314 (0.77%) ISTQB
17 309 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 308 (0.76%) PhD
19 299 (0.74%) CCNA
20 257 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2426 (5.98%) QA
2 798 (1.97%) SLA
3 786 (1.94%) PMO
4 647 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 497 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 406 (1.00%) GDPR
7 368 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 281 (0.69%) MiFID
9 182 (0.45%) COBIT
10 162 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 128 (0.32%) Basel III
12 117 (0.29%) EMIR
13 93 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
14 88 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 76 (0.19%) ISO 9001
16 59 (0.15%) ISO 20022
17 52 (0.13%) IFRS
18 51 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 47 (0.12%) SEPA
20 46 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1823 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 880 (2.17%) Docker
3 834 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 320 (0.79%) XenApp
5 253 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 232 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 230 (0.57%) vSphere
8 167 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 109 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 106 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 96 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 81 (0.20%) XenServer
13 73 (0.18%) HDFS
14 66 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 44 (0.11%) Apache Flume
16 37 (0.091%) DFS Replication
17 35 (0.086%) NFS
18 30 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 29 (0.071%) Firmware
20 28 (0.069%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 739 (1.82%) Puppet
2 679 (1.67%) Ansible
3 626 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 479 (1.18%) SCCM
5 383 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 186 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 181 (0.45%) Nagios
8 163 (0.40%) Terraform
9 136 (0.34%) AirWatch
10 121 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
11 114 (0.28%) SCOM
12 89 (0.22%) Nessus
13 84 (0.21%) WSUS
14 81 (0.20%) Control-M
15 78 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
16 76 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
17 69 (0.17%) PowerBroker
18 68 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
19 57 (0.14%) Backup Exec
19 57 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6010 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4143 (10.21%) Oracle
3 3458 (8.52%) SAP
4 1455 (3.58%) VMware
5 1197 (2.95%) Cisco
6 855 (2.11%) Citrix
7 773 (1.90%) Tableau
8 638 (1.57%) Google
9 630 (1.55%) Sybase
10 590 (1.45%) IBM
11 565 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 524 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 519 (1.28%) HP
14 512 (1.26%) Murex
15 375 (0.92%) Splunk
16 339 (0.84%) Cognos
17 328 (0.81%) CheckPoint
18 323 (0.80%) Adobe
19 303 (0.75%) Apple
20 289 (0.71%) ServiceNow