The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 58.82% 4.17% 32.26%
As % of the General category 83.33% 8.33% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Median salary £50,000 £110,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.54% +76.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 12 12 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 70.59% 50.00% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 9
Median salary £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £102,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Home Counties citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the Home Counties

Finance
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the Home Counties.

Salary trend for Finance in the Home Counties

Finance
Salary Histogram in the Home Counties

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the Home Counties over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for Finance.

1 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
1 19 (79.17%) VB.NET
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
1 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
1 19 (79.17%) Scrum
1 19 (79.17%) RESTful
1 19 (79.17%) Razor View Engine
1 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
2 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (8.33%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) R

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript Developer
1 19 (79.17%) Software Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 12 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP CO Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Client Services Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
1 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) Razor View Engine
1 19 (79.17%) RESTful
2 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) MVC
1 19 (79.17%) Scrum
2 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
1 19 (79.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) R
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle