Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23,868 31,508 40,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.57% 21.28% 23.84%
As % of the General category 48.94% 50.36% 52.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18,762 24,618 27,989
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 48,768 62,568 76,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.99% 42.26% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37,301 48,241 56,605
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 0 14,357 £70,000 +7.69% 1,743
South East 0 3,230 £55,000 +4.76% 516
North of England -1 2,499 £50,000 +6.38% 620
Midlands -4 1,481 £47,500 +5.56% 347
South West -3 1,456 £47,500 - 284
North West -3 1,328 £50,000 +5.26% 338
Yorkshire +2 1,064 £50,000 +6.38% 218
West Midlands -5 964 £47,500 +5.56% 230
East of England -3 722 £50,000 -9.09% 190
East Midlands -2 512 £47,500 +5.56% 114
North East -3 106 £39,000 -19.59% 65
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 7,868 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 5,053 (21.17%) SQL
3 4,072 (17.06%) Java
4 3,789 (15.87%) Microsoft
5 3,772 (15.80%) Banking
6 3,615 (15.15%) C#
7 3,485 (14.60%) AWS
8 3,409 (14.28%) Python
9 3,067 (12.85%) SQL Server
10 3,057 (12.81%) Azure
11 3,056 (12.80%) Degree
12 3,015 (12.63%) JavaScript
13 2,965 (12.42%) .NET
14 2,646 (11.09%) DevOps
15 2,583 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
16 2,571 (10.77%) Project Management
17 2,512 (10.52%) Windows
18 2,476 (10.37%) Software Engineering
19 2,315 (9.70%) Fintech
20 2,211 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
21 2,157 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
22 2,154 (9.02%) Scrum
23 2,066 (8.66%) Linux
24 2,037 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
25 1,987 (8.32%) Analytics
26 1,881 (7.88%) Asset Management
27 1,768 (7.41%) Oracle
28 1,764 (7.39%) Web Services
29 1,688 (7.07%) SAP
30 1,681 (7.04%) ITIL

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
1 542 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 439 (1.84%) Confluence
3 328 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 263 (1.10%) IIS
5 257 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 226 (0.95%) SAS
7 209 (0.88%) Apache
8 204 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 163 (0.68%) CMS
10 150 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 114 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 96 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 83 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 76 (0.32%) EPiServer
15 72 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 59 (0.25%) nginx
17 57 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 55 (0.23%) JBoss
19 50 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
20 44 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1,121 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 907 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
3 366 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 258 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 257 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 128 (0.54%) Sketch
7 101 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 74 (0.31%) InVision
9 56 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 47 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 45 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 34 (0.14%) Zeplin
13 28 (0.12%) Figma
14 22 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
15 20 (0.084%) SPSS
16 18 (0.075%) Chatbot
17 17 (0.071%) Adobe XD
18 13 (0.054%) Open Workbench
19 12 (0.050%) InDesign
20 9 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 254 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 210 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 196 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 184 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 164 (0.69%) SAP FI
6 161 (0.67%) NetSuite
7 158 (0.66%) SAP CO
7 158 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
8 149 (0.62%) thinkFolio
9 134 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
10 115 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
11 113 (0.47%) Markit EDM
12 109 (0.46%) Front Arena
13 106 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
14 105 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
15 94 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
16 88 (0.37%) SAP MM
17 82 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
18 77 (0.32%) FINCAD Analytics
19 66 (0.28%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3,485 (14.60%) AWS
2 3,057 (12.81%) Azure
3 1,026 (4.30%) Office 365
4 884 (3.70%) GCP
5 844 (3.54%) Power Platform
6 735 (3.08%) SaaS
7 484 (2.03%) Serverless
8 336 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
9 335 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
10 325 (1.36%) PaaS
11 322 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 281 (1.18%) GitHub
13 264 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
14 251 (1.05%) IaaS
15 239 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
16 226 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
17 212 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
18 183 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
19 177 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
20 167 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 730 (3.06%) Firewall
2 581 (2.43%) DNS
3 411 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 395 (1.65%) DHCP
5 382 (1.60%) WAN
6 358 (1.50%) LAN
7 330 (1.38%) Internet
8 229 (0.96%) Network Security
9 213 (0.89%) VPN
10 177 (0.74%) HTTP
11 167 (0.70%) SAN
12 154 (0.65%) Wireless
13 141 (0.59%) BGP
14 135 (0.57%) Skype
15 126 (0.53%) OSPF
16 110 (0.46%) VLAN
17 109 (0.46%) VoIP
18 107 (0.45%) Intranet
19 105 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
19 105 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,067 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 894 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 846 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 820 (3.44%) Power BI
5 808 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 802 (3.36%) Big Data
7 662 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 611 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 583 (2.44%) MySQL
10 566 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 512 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 317 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 282 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
14 277 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 275 (1.15%) MongoDB
16 247 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 241 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
18 219 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 190 (0.80%) Data Lake
20 183 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,279 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 1,075 (4.50%) JIRA
3 978 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 527 (2.21%) Selenium
5 413 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 371 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 360 (1.51%) Maven
8 320 (1.34%) Cucumber
9 241 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 212 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 201 (0.84%) JUnit
12 199 (0.83%) Bitbucket
13 197 (0.83%) SpecFlow
14 189 (0.79%) Subversion
15 183 (0.77%) GitLab
16 174 (0.73%) Artifactory
17 170 (0.71%) RStudio
18 164 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
19 139 (0.58%) webpack
20 137 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 3,772 (15.80%) Banking
2 1,535 (6.43%) Marketing
3 1,474 (6.18%) Front Office
4 1,286 (5.39%) Retail
5 1,118 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 1,024 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 967 (4.05%) Public Sector
8 665 (2.79%) Financial Institution
9 636 (2.66%) Electronics
10 605 (2.53%) Legal
11 542 (2.27%) Investment Banking
12 358 (1.50%) Back Office
13 292 (1.22%) Law
14 246 (1.03%) Advertising
15 184 (0.77%) Billing
16 174 (0.73%) Games
17 150 (0.63%) Automotive
18 126 (0.53%) General Ledger
19 120 (0.50%) Publishing
20 118 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6,032 (25.27%) Developer
2 3,536 (14.81%) Analyst
3 1,582 (6.63%) Architect
4 1,397 (5.85%) Consultant
5 1,365 (5.72%) Java Developer
6 1,304 (5.46%) Project Manager
7 1,191 (4.99%) C# Developer
8 1,132 (4.74%) Senior Developer
9 1,078 (4.52%) Business Analyst
10 986 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 935 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 612 (2.56%) IT Manager
13 611 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
14 607 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 605 (2.53%) Support Analyst
16 571 (2.39%) Junior
17 520 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
18 501 (2.10%) Financial Analyst
19 493 (2.07%) SQL Developer
20 492 (2.06%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,965 (12.42%) .NET
2 1,764 (7.39%) Web Services
3 1,676 (7.02%) HTML
4 1,638 (6.86%) AngularJS
5 1,476 (6.18%) CSS
6 1,233 (5.17%) React
7 1,125 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 884 (3.70%) Node.js
9 882 (3.70%) REST
10 737 (3.09%) RESTful
11 729 (3.05%) Spring
12 674 (2.82%) J2EE
13 669 (2.80%) XML
14 652 (2.73%) HTML5
15 647 (2.71%) .NET Core
16 584 (2.45%) .NET Framework
17 529 (2.22%) JSON
18 526 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 471 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 433 (1.81%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2,211 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1,088 (4.56%) Fixed Income
3 1,008 (4.22%) User Experience
4 967 (4.05%) Derivative
5 959 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
6 948 (3.97%) Hedge funds
7 879 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 817 (3.42%) Equities
9 806 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 771 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
11 632 (2.65%) Data Centre
12 408 (1.71%) Algorithms
13 353 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
14 335 (1.40%) Public Cloud
15 334 (1.40%) Mobile App
16 281 (1.18%) Data Structures
17 228 (0.96%) Virtual Team
18 195 (0.82%) Cloud Native
19 152 (0.64%) Blog
20 149 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2,512 (10.52%) Windows
2 2,066 (8.66%) Linux
3 941 (3.94%) Unix
4 779 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 502 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 353 (1.48%) Android
7 294 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 264 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 262 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 166 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 155 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 126 (0.53%) Solaris
13 94 (0.39%) CentOS
14 67 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 59 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 57 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 48 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 43 (0.18%) Debian
19 28 (0.12%) VMS
20 17 (0.071%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,868 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,646 (11.09%) DevOps
3 2,583 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
4 2,571 (10.77%) Project Management
5 2,476 (10.37%) Software Engineering
6 2,315 (9.70%) Fintech
7 2,157 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
8 2,154 (9.02%) Scrum
9 2,037 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,987 (8.32%) Analytics
11 1,881 (7.88%) Asset Management
12 1,681 (7.04%) ITIL
13 1,637 (6.86%) Computer Science
14 1,592 (6.67%) Microservices
15 1,511 (6.33%) Mentoring
16 1,393 (5.84%) Project Delivery
17 1,334 (5.59%) TDD
18 1,333 (5.58%) Test Automation
19 1,162 (4.87%) SDLC
20 1,144 (4.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5,053 (21.17%) SQL
2 4,072 (17.06%) Java
3 3,615 (15.15%) C#
4 3,409 (14.28%) Python
5 3,015 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 1,126 (4.72%) C++
7 904 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 808 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 794 (3.33%) R
10 668 (2.80%) C
11 511 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 450 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 409 (1.71%) PHP
14 377 (1.58%) VBA
15 374 (1.57%) Ruby
16 365 (1.53%) Java 8
17 334 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 317 (1.33%) Scala
19 292 (1.22%) Go
20 256 (1.07%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3,056 (12.80%) Degree
2 779 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 450 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 445 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 409 (1.71%) CISSP
6 338 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 284 (1.19%) CISM
8 253 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 245 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 232 (0.97%) ISEB
11 220 (0.92%) CCNA
12 214 (0.90%) PMP
13 209 (0.88%) CCNP
14 205 (0.86%) CISA
15 203 (0.85%) ISTQB
16 169 (0.71%) MCSE
17 162 (0.68%) CIMA
18 138 (0.58%) Master's Degree
19 135 (0.57%) DV Cleared
20 127 (0.53%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,061 (4.45%) QA
2 543 (2.28%) SLA
3 459 (1.92%) PMO
4 367 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 332 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 298 (1.25%) GDPR
7 254 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 188 (0.79%) NIST
9 142 (0.59%) COBIT
10 75 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 73 (0.31%) MiFID
12 67 (0.28%) IFRS
13 64 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
14 59 (0.25%) Solvency II
15 54 (0.23%) EMIR
16 46 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 45 (0.19%) PSD2
18 32 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 24 (0.10%) IFRS 9
20 23 (0.096%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,500 (6.28%) Docker
2 1,345 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 479 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 227 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 157 (0.66%) XenApp
6 144 (0.60%) vSphere
7 134 (0.56%) XenDesktop
8 113 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 91 (0.38%) Firmware
10 80 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 56 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 42 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 31 (0.13%) NFS
14 24 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
15 22 (0.092%) VMware NSX
16 19 (0.080%) HDFS
17 17 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
18 16 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 15 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
20 12 (0.050%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,010 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 717 (3.00%) Ansible
3 650 (2.72%) Terraform
4 437 (1.83%) Puppet
5 397 (1.66%) SCCM
6 302 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 97 (0.41%) SCOM
8 91 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 91 (0.38%) Nessus
9 77 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 77 (0.32%) Nagios
10 74 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 68 (0.28%) Packer
12 67 (0.28%) Mesos
13 62 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
14 60 (0.25%) Grafana
15 56 (0.23%) vRealize
16 51 (0.21%) Istio
17 50 (0.21%) Salt
17 50 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3,789 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 1,768 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1,688 (7.07%) SAP
4 809 (3.39%) VMware
5 673 (2.82%) Google
6 626 (2.62%) Cisco
7 615 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 488 (2.04%) Citrix
9 476 (1.99%) Tableau
10 330 (1.38%) IBM
11 309 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 296 (1.24%) Bloomberg
13 227 (0.95%) Splunk
14 223 (0.93%) HP
15 222 (0.93%) Red Hat
16 220 (0.92%) Informatica
17 211 (0.88%) Palo Alto
18 199 (0.83%) Apple
19 193 (0.81%) Adobe
20 151 (0.63%) Atlassian