Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 323 401 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.43% 23.37% 20.56%
As % of the General category 53.04% 62.07% 60.72%
Number of salaries quoted 284 372 408
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - 0.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 609 646 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.07% 37.65% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 519 592 642
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,775 £25,538
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Finance in Kent

Finance
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Kent

Finance
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Chatham -1 30 £42,500 -
Maidstone +13 23 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Malling -8 17 £42,500 -10.53%
Folkestone +2 15 £42,500 -
Westerham -2 13 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Tunbridge Wells -15 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Sevenoaks +3 6 £40,000 +29.03%
Canterbury - 5 £34,500 - 1
Sittingbourne +3 3 £22,500 -60.53%
Dover - 3 £35,000 -
Rochester +2 1 £20,500 -54.44%
Dartford -3 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Whitstable - 1 £23,500 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 110 (34.06%) SQL
2 92 (28.48%) Microsoft
3 59 (18.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 52 (16.10%) Process Improvement
5 51 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (15.17%) Degree
7 48 (14.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 44 (13.62%) .NET
8 44 (13.62%) SQL Server
9 43 (13.31%) Mathematics
10 42 (13.00%) MS Visio
11 41 (12.69%) C#
12 38 (11.76%) PCI DSS
13 35 (10.84%) Computer Science
13 35 (10.84%) HTML
13 35 (10.84%) Windows
13 35 (10.84%) MVC
14 33 (10.22%) Web Development
15 32 (9.91%) JavaScript
16 30 (9.29%) T-SQL
17 29 (8.98%) ASP.NET
17 29 (8.98%) Banking
18 27 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (8.05%) Security Operations
19 26 (8.05%) CISSP
20 25 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (7.74%) CSS
20 25 (7.74%) Advertising
20 25 (7.74%) CISA

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 8 (2.48%) SAS
2 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.62%) CMS
3 2 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) IIS
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 59 (18.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (14.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 42 (13.00%) MS Visio
4 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.62%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.72%) Office 365
2 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.93%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
5 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.48%) Firewall
2 7 (2.17%) LAN
2 7 (2.17%) WAN
3 5 (1.55%) VoIP
4 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.93%) SAN
6 2 (0.62%) DNS
6 2 (0.62%) FTP
6 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.62%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) CDMA
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.31%) DHCP
7 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.31%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
7 1 (0.31%) UMTS
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (6.19%) MySQL
2 20 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.86%) Big Data
6 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.93%) QlikView
9 2 (0.62%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.62%) Power BI
10 1 (0.31%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 13 (4.02%) Moq
2 3 (0.93%) Selenium
2 3 (0.93%) Toad
3 2 (0.62%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
3 2 (0.62%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.31%) Appium
4 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.31%) JMeter
4 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.31%) Subversion
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (8.98%) Banking
2 25 (7.74%) Advertising
3 9 (2.79%) Retail Banking
4 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 4 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (0.93%) Hindi Language
6 3 (0.93%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (29.41%) Analyst
2 69 (21.36%) Developer
3 29 (8.98%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.67%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.36%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (7.12%) Team Leader
7 20 (6.19%) Technical Support
8 19 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.57%) Technical Analyst
9 18 (5.57%) Technical Support Analyst
10 15 (4.64%) Operations Team Leader
10 15 (4.64%) Product Owner
11 14 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.02%) .NET Web Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Applications Support
12 13 (4.02%) Architect
12 13 (4.02%) C# Web Developer
12 13 (4.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.62%) .NET
2 35 (10.84%) HTML
3 29 (8.98%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (7.74%) CSS
6 24 (7.43%) AngularJS
7 20 (6.19%) jQuery
7 20 (6.19%) Web Services
8 16 (4.95%) CSS3
9 15 (4.64%) HTML5
9 15 (4.64%) React
10 14 (4.33%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (4.33%) WCF
11 13 (4.02%) Entity Framework
11 13 (4.02%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (4.02%) REST
12 11 (3.41%) WinForms
13 10 (3.10%) XML
14 5 (1.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.02%) W3C
4 9 (2.79%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.48%) Fintech
6 6 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.24%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.93%) Replication
8 3 (0.93%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.62%) CMDB
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.31%) CCTV
10 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.84%) Windows
2 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (4.02%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.10%) Unix
4 10 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.86%) Linux
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) AIX
8 2 (0.62%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.10%) Process Improvement
2 51 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.31%) Mathematics
4 35 (10.84%) MVC
5 33 (10.22%) Web Development
6 26 (8.05%) Security Operations
7 25 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (7.43%) SDLC
9 21 (6.50%) Project Management
9 21 (6.50%) Scrum
9 21 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.50%) TDD
10 20 (6.19%) Risk Management
11 18 (5.57%) Kanban
12 17 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.95%) Line Management
13 16 (4.95%) OO
14 15 (4.64%) Front End Development
14 15 (4.64%) Manual Testing
15 14 (4.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.06%) SQL
2 41 (12.69%) C#
3 32 (9.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.29%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.33%) PHP
6 11 (3.41%) C
6 11 (3.41%) Java
7 9 (2.79%) Python
8 7 (2.17%) VBA
9 4 (1.24%) C++
9 4 (1.24%) Perl
9 4 (1.24%) Ruby
10 3 (0.93%) COBOL
10 3 (0.93%) Go
10 3 (0.93%) R
10 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.62%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (15.17%) Degree
2 26 (8.05%) CISSP
3 25 (7.74%) CISA
4 16 (4.95%) CISM
5 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.17%) CIMA
6 7 (2.17%) ISEB
6 7 (2.17%) MCSA
6 7 (2.17%) MCSE
6 7 (2.17%) MCTS
7 6 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.55%) ACCA
8 5 (1.55%) MCITP
8 5 (1.55%) VCAP
8 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.93%) AAT
9 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.02%) QA
3 8 (2.48%) PMO
4 6 (1.86%) GDPR
5 5 (1.55%) SLA
6 4 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.93%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.31%) COBIT
8 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) DICOM
8 1 (0.31%) HL7
8 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.55%) vSphere
4 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.62%) Firmware
5 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.24%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.93%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.93%) SCCM
3 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.62%) WSUS
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.31%) Xymon
Vendors
1 92 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.64%) VMware
3 12 (3.72%) Oracle
4 7 (2.17%) Cisco
5 6 (1.86%) Citrix
5 6 (1.86%) HP
6 5 (1.55%) IBM
6 5 (1.55%) SAP
6 5 (1.55%) Splunk
7 4 (1.24%) BMC
7 4 (1.24%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe
8 3 (0.93%) ArcSight
8 3 (0.93%) Epicor
8 3 (0.93%) Infor
8 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.93%) Sage
8 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.93%) TOWER Software