Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 26,138 35,064 35,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.66% 21.76% 22.20%
As % of the General category 50.92% 52.30% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20,312 26,990 27,996
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 51,336 67,041 68,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.61% 41.61% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38,846 52,392 53,667
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 15,411 £70,000 +7.69% 1,297
South East +1 3,602 £55,000 +10.00% 343
North of England -1 2,868 £47,250 +3.85% 425
North West -1 1,667 £47,500 - 207
South West +2 1,621 £45,000 - 162
Midlands -3 1,597 £47,500 +5.56% 238
Yorkshire -5 1,067 £47,000 +4.44% 169
West Midlands -3 1,003 £47,500 +5.56% 156
East of England -1 907 £50,000 - 153
East Midlands 0 591 £45,000 -5.26% 81
North East -2 138 £42,500 +6.25% 49
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 8,619 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 5,985 (22.90%) SQL
3 4,528 (17.32%) Banking
4 4,281 (16.38%) Java
5 4,096 (15.67%) C#
6 4,024 (15.40%) Microsoft
7 3,627 (13.88%) Degree
8 3,433 (13.13%) .NET
9 3,342 (12.79%) SQL Server
10 3,040 (11.63%) JavaScript
11 2,967 (11.35%) Project Management
12 2,909 (11.13%) Python
13 2,904 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 2,875 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
15 2,783 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
16 2,741 (10.49%) Fintech
17 2,718 (10.40%) Windows
18 2,623 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
19 2,588 (9.90%) DevOps
20 2,500 (9.56%) Software Engineering
21 2,396 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
22 2,387 (9.13%) Scrum
23 2,347 (8.98%) Oracle
24 2,346 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
25 2,281 (8.73%) Linux
26 1,997 (7.64%) Analytics
27 1,891 (7.23%) AngularJS
28 1,833 (7.01%) HTML
29 1,825 (6.98%) SAP
30 1,792 (6.86%) 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
1 655 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 452 (1.73%) Confluence
3 392 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 314 (1.20%) IIS
5 305 (1.17%) Apache
6 294 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 247 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 242 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
9 228 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 210 (0.80%) SAS
11 175 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 159 (0.61%) CMS
13 141 (0.54%) Skype for Business
14 103 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
15 96 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 77 (0.29%) JBoss
16 77 (0.29%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 57 (0.22%) WordPress
18 51 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1,217 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,154 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 481 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 290 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 266 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 109 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 99 (0.38%) Sketch
8 65 (0.25%) InVision
9 59 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 50 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 33 (0.13%) SPSS
12 28 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 25 (0.096%) Autodesk Inventor
14 17 (0.065%) Adobe XD
14 17 (0.065%) Figma
15 16 (0.061%) Zeplin
16 15 (0.057%) Chatbot
17 13 (0.050%) Marvel
18 12 (0.046%) Acrobat
19 8 (0.031%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 335 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 233 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 198 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 195 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 193 (0.74%) SAP FI
6 183 (0.70%) SAP CO
7 179 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 162 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
9 161 (0.62%) NetSuite
10 128 (0.49%) SAP MM
10 128 (0.49%) thinkFolio
11 116 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
12 114 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
13 112 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
14 102 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 100 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
16 91 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
17 85 (0.33%) Markit EDM
18 83 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
19 81 (0.31%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2,904 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,783 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1,092 (4.18%) Office 365
4 823 (3.15%) Power Platform
5 767 (2.93%) SaaS
6 614 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 330 (1.26%) GitHub
8 322 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
9 305 (1.17%) IaaS
10 304 (1.16%) PaaS
11 287 (1.10%) Serverless
12 232 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
13 217 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 206 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
15 200 (0.77%) Amazon S3
16 180 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
17 142 (0.54%) G Suite
18 116 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
19 108 (0.41%) OpenShift
20 105 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 834 (3.19%) Firewall
2 545 (2.09%) DNS
3 498 (1.91%) WAN
4 431 (1.65%) LAN
5 412 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 314 (1.20%) Internet
7 309 (1.18%) VPN
8 304 (1.16%) DHCP
9 285 (1.09%) Network Security
10 238 (0.91%) Wireless
11 218 (0.83%) SAN
12 210 (0.80%) VoIP
13 170 (0.65%) HTTP
14 166 (0.64%) Skype
15 146 (0.56%) MPLS
16 137 (0.52%) BGP
17 133 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 125 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
19 114 (0.44%) Intranet
20 112 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,342 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 1,080 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,024 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 978 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 851 (3.26%) Big Data
6 791 (3.03%) Power BI
7 677 (2.59%) MySQL
8 649 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 598 (2.29%) NoSQL
10 541 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 427 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 390 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 354 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
14 351 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
15 313 (1.20%) Blockchain
16 305 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
17 284 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 283 (1.08%) Oracle Database
19 265 (1.01%) QlikView
20 227 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,286 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 1,164 (4.45%) JIRA
3 1,070 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 688 (2.63%) Selenium
5 520 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 480 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 437 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 358 (1.37%) TeamCity
9 336 (1.29%) Maven
10 243 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 240 (0.92%) SoapUI
12 238 (0.91%) SpecFlow
13 229 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 224 (0.86%) Bitbucket
15 207 (0.79%) NUnit
16 196 (0.75%) JUnit
17 193 (0.74%) Subversion
18 185 (0.71%) WebDriver
19 177 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
20 175 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 4,528 (17.32%) Banking
2 1,618 (6.19%) Marketing
3 1,555 (5.95%) Retail
4 1,299 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 1,110 (4.25%) Front Office
6 1,089 (4.17%) Manufacturing
7 834 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 673 (2.57%) Legal
9 643 (2.46%) Electronics
10 529 (2.02%) Investment Banking
11 457 (1.75%) Back Office
12 362 (1.38%) Advertising
13 336 (1.29%) Law
14 278 (1.06%) Games
15 223 (0.85%) Billing
16 200 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 185 (0.71%) German Language
18 171 (0.65%) French Language
19 143 (0.55%) Local Government
20 116 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6,346 (24.28%) Developer
2 4,353 (16.65%) Analyst
3 1,720 (6.58%) Consultant
4 1,582 (6.05%) Project Manager
5 1,567 (6.00%) Architect
6 1,425 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 1,389 (5.31%) Business Analyst
8 1,382 (5.29%) C# Developer
9 1,290 (4.94%) .NET Developer
10 1,086 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 837 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 788 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 736 (2.82%) Applications Support
14 654 (2.50%) Software Engineer
15 646 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 646 (2.47%) IT Manager
16 628 (2.40%) Software Developer
17 623 (2.38%) Financial Analyst
17 623 (2.38%) SQL Developer
18 577 (2.21%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,433 (13.13%) .NET
2 1,891 (7.23%) AngularJS
3 1,833 (7.01%) HTML
4 1,701 (6.51%) CSS
5 1,360 (5.20%) Web Services
6 1,351 (5.17%) ASP.NET
7 1,257 (4.81%) React
8 880 (3.37%) XML
9 839 (3.21%) Spring
10 791 (3.03%) REST
11 775 (2.97%) RESTful
12 752 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 725 (2.77%) Node.js
14 705 (2.70%) HTML5
15 678 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 641 (2.45%) .NET Framework
17 627 (2.40%) jQuery
18 512 (1.96%) JSON
19 462 (1.77%) WPF
20 455 (1.74%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2,623 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1,170 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 1,112 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1,022 (3.91%) User Experience
5 868 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 861 (3.29%) Derivative
7 788 (3.01%) Fixed Income
8 719 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 690 (2.64%) Data Centre
10 674 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
11 672 (2.57%) Equities
12 545 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
13 479 (1.83%) Algorithms
14 412 (1.58%) Mobile App
15 350 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 292 (1.12%) Virtual Team
17 273 (1.04%) Public Cloud
18 200 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
19 196 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
20 183 (0.70%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2,718 (10.40%) Windows
2 2,281 (8.73%) Linux
3 1,122 (4.29%) Unix
4 952 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 464 (1.78%) Windows 10
6 365 (1.40%) Android
7 327 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 322 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 317 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 300 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 257 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 136 (0.52%) CentOS
13 112 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 62 (0.24%) AIX
15 61 (0.23%) Solaris
16 59 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 50 (0.19%) Debian
18 41 (0.16%) Windows 8
19 38 (0.15%) Mac OS X
20 29 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,619 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2,967 (11.35%) Project Management
3 2,875 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2,741 (10.49%) Fintech
5 2,588 (9.90%) DevOps
6 2,500 (9.56%) Software Engineering
7 2,396 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2,387 (9.13%) Scrum
9 2,346 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
10 1,997 (7.64%) Analytics
11 1,792 (6.86%) ITIL
12 1,751 (6.70%) Test Automation
13 1,694 (6.48%) Computer Science
14 1,630 (6.24%) TDD
15 1,541 (5.90%) Asset Management
16 1,523 (5.83%) SDLC
17 1,489 (5.70%) Mentoring
18 1,470 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
19 1,437 (5.50%) Microservices
20 1,358 (5.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,985 (22.90%) SQL
2 4,281 (16.38%) Java
3 4,096 (15.67%) C#
4 3,040 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 2,909 (11.13%) Python
6 1,146 (4.38%) C++
7 1,107 (4.24%) PowerShell
8 953 (3.65%) T-SQL
9 675 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 657 (2.51%) C
11 526 (2.01%) R
12 514 (1.97%) PHP
13 471 (1.80%) Ruby
14 440 (1.68%) Java 8
15 420 (1.61%) VBA
16 410 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 376 (1.44%) Scala
18 362 (1.38%) TypeScript
19 341 (1.30%) Perl
20 230 (0.88%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,627 (13.88%) Degree
2 666 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 594 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 495 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 416 (1.59%) CISSP
6 374 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 351 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 342 (1.31%) ISEB
9 319 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 299 (1.14%) CISM
11 296 (1.13%) PMP
12 271 (1.04%) CISA
13 265 (1.01%) CCNP
14 259 (0.99%) CCNA
15 235 (0.90%) ISTQB
16 185 (0.71%) PhD
17 172 (0.66%) ACCA
18 163 (0.62%) AWS Certification
18 163 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 160 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,447 (5.54%) QA
2 659 (2.52%) PMO
3 567 (2.17%) SLA
4 431 (1.65%) GDPR
5 384 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 383 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 228 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 120 (0.46%) COBIT
9 109 (0.42%) NIST
10 95 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 79 (0.30%) MiFID
12 77 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 65 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 60 (0.23%) ISO 9001
15 53 (0.20%) EMIR
16 47 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
17 44 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
18 41 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
19 39 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 38 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,551 (5.93%) Docker
2 1,375 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 642 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 422 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 182 (0.70%) XenApp
6 145 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 106 (0.41%) vSphere
8 79 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 63 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 62 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 60 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 53 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 45 (0.17%) Firmware
14 31 (0.12%) HDFS
15 29 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 27 (0.10%) NFS
17 25 (0.096%) VMware NSX
18 24 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 24 (0.092%) IAG
19 22 (0.084%) KVM
Systems Management
1 882 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 801 (3.06%) Ansible
3 556 (2.13%) Terraform
4 530 (2.03%) Puppet
5 418 (1.60%) SCCM
6 413 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
7 98 (0.37%) Nagios
8 92 (0.35%) Nessus
9 91 (0.35%) SCOM
10 89 (0.34%) Prometheus
11 85 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
12 72 (0.28%) Grafana
13 62 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
13 62 (0.24%) Mesos
14 60 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
15 52 (0.20%) Control-M
15 52 (0.20%) WSUS
16 47 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
17 44 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
18 42 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4,024 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 2,347 (8.98%) Oracle
3 1,825 (6.98%) SAP
4 1,010 (3.86%) VMware
5 793 (3.03%) Cisco
6 710 (2.72%) Google
7 545 (2.09%) Citrix
8 533 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 468 (1.79%) Tableau
10 375 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 368 (1.41%) IBM
12 286 (1.09%) Bloomberg
13 248 (0.95%) Reuters
14 245 (0.94%) Splunk
15 228 (0.87%) HP
15 228 (0.87%) Informatica
16 216 (0.83%) CheckPoint
17 206 (0.79%) ServiceNow
18 191 (0.73%) Adobe
19 175 (0.67%) Palo Alto