Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 334 258 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.14% 18.89% 22.61%
As % of the General category 63.74% 53.20% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 284 222 397
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £30,454
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 524 485 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.29% 35.51% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 419 426 662
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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
Maidstone +6 57 £50,000 +36.99% 5
West Malling +4 28 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Dartford +12 19 £32,500 - 1
Westerham +4 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Tunbridge Wells +16 14 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Sevenoaks 0 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Tonbridge -5 6 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Chatham -5 6 £41,250 +21.32% 2
Swanley - 6 £35,000 -
Whitstable +3 5 £23,500 -
Dover 0 5 £25,323 -26.60% 1
Folkestone -2 4 £41,250 -2.94% 4
Rochester - 4 £50,000 -
Canterbury +10 2 £46,250 +34.06% 2
Gravesend - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Finance.

1 94 (28.14%) HTML
2 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 79 (23.65%) SQL
4 77 (23.05%) CSS
5 74 (22.16%) .NET
5 74 (22.16%) C#
6 57 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (16.17%) Windows
8 47 (14.07%) ITIL
8 47 (14.07%) AngularJS
9 45 (13.47%) Microsoft
9 45 (13.47%) MVC
10 43 (12.87%) PCI DSS
11 41 (12.28%) HTML5
11 41 (12.28%) Information Security
12 40 (11.98%) SolarWinds
12 40 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (10.48%) Citrix
14 34 (10.18%) Change Management
15 33 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (9.58%) CISM
16 32 (9.58%) T-SQL
17 31 (9.28%) CISA
17 31 (9.28%) Risk Management
18 30 (8.98%) WinForms
18 30 (8.98%) COBIT
19 29 (8.68%) Splunk
19 29 (8.68%) ArcSight
19 29 (8.68%) Project Management
19 29 (8.68%) LogRhythm

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 10 (2.99%) IIS
2 9 (2.69%) Umbraco
3 6 (1.80%) GlassFish
3 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.20%) CMS
5 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.90%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.90%) SAS
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.69%) InVision
3 8 (2.40%) UXPin
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.30%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.60%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.30%) BPCS
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.30%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.89%) Office 365
4 5 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.50%) Responsys
5 4 (1.20%) Silverpop
6 3 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.90%) npm
7 2 (0.60%) AdWords
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Yammer
7 2 (0.60%) Yarn
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) NuGet
8 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.99%) LAN
2 19 (5.69%) WAN
3 18 (5.39%) MPLS
4 16 (4.79%) DMZ
4 16 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (4.79%) NetScaler
4 16 (4.79%) VLAN
4 16 (4.79%) VPLS
4 16 (4.79%) VPN
4 16 (4.79%) WLAN
5 5 (1.50%) Firewall
6 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.20%) DNS
6 4 (1.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.90%) Network Security
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.60%) SMS
9 1 (0.30%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.38%) MySQL
2 27 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.10%) Ingres
7 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.20%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 9 (2.69%) JIRA
4 7 (2.10%) NetBeans
4 7 (2.10%) Selenium
5 6 (1.80%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.50%) Log4Net
7 4 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.90%) NUnit
8 3 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.90%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.60%) Babel
9 2 (0.60%) Moq
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.60%) webpack
General
1 20 (5.99%) Marketing
2 18 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.79%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.40%) Legal
5 6 (1.80%) Advertising
5 6 (1.80%) Banking
5 6 (1.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.50%) Automotive
6 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (29.64%) Developer
2 79 (23.65%) Analyst
3 53 (15.87%) .NET Developer
4 31 (9.28%) Security Analyst
5 28 (8.38%) C# Developer
6 25 (7.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (6.59%) ASP Developer
7 22 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 22 (6.59%) Information Analyst
7 22 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 21 (6.29%) IT Manager
9 19 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (5.39%) Network Engineer
10 18 (5.39%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.39%) Senior Information Analyst
10 18 (5.39%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 18 (5.39%) Senior Security Analyst
11 16 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (4.79%) PHP Developer
12 15 (4.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (28.14%) HTML
2 77 (23.05%) CSS
3 74 (22.16%) .NET
4 47 (14.07%) AngularJS
5 41 (12.28%) HTML5
6 30 (8.98%) WinForms
7 25 (7.49%) CSS3
7 25 (7.49%) XML
8 24 (7.19%) SailPoint
9 23 (6.89%) ASP.NET
10 22 (6.59%) .NET Framework
11 18 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (5.39%) jQuery
11 18 (5.39%) React
12 11 (3.29%) Autofac
12 11 (3.29%) Web Services
13 10 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (2.99%) Laravel
14 9 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.40%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.79%) Private Cloud
3 11 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.69%) User Experience
6 5 (1.50%) Fintech
7 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.20%) PMI
7 4 (1.20%) Social Media
8 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.60%) CMDB
9 2 (0.60%) Social Network
10 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.17%) Windows
2 16 (4.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.49%) Linux
4 12 (3.59%) Unix
5 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.60%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.07%) ITIL
3 45 (13.47%) MVC
4 41 (12.28%) Information Security
5 34 (10.18%) Change Management
6 33 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (9.28%) Risk Management
8 29 (8.68%) Project Management
9 25 (7.49%) Systems Analysis
9 25 (7.49%) TDD
10 23 (6.89%) Security Monitoring
10 23 (6.89%) Service Management
11 22 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (6.29%) Data Security
12 21 (6.29%) Privileged Access Management
13 20 (5.99%) Scrum
14 19 (5.69%) CRM
14 19 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (5.69%) Problem Management
15 17 (5.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 79 (23.65%) SQL
3 74 (22.16%) C#
4 32 (9.58%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.29%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.99%) PHP
7 17 (5.09%) Java
8 16 (4.79%) Perl
8 16 (4.79%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.99%) Python
10 9 (2.69%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.40%) C
12 7 (2.10%) C++
12 7 (2.10%) COBOL
13 6 (1.80%) Java 8
14 5 (1.50%) R
14 5 (1.50%) VBA
15 4 (1.20%) ES6
15 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (9.58%) CISM
2 31 (9.28%) CISA
3 27 (8.08%) CISSP
4 19 (5.69%) CCNA
4 19 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.79%) CCIE
5 16 (4.79%) CCNP
6 15 (4.49%) Degree
7 5 (1.50%) PCI QSA
8 4 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.90%) ACCA
9 3 (0.90%) CIMA
9 3 (0.90%) MCITP
9 3 (0.90%) MCP
9 3 (0.90%) MCSE
9 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.60%) CIPD
10 2 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.87%) PCI DSS
2 30 (8.98%) COBIT
3 28 (8.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (6.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (6.29%) QA
6 16 (4.79%) SLA
7 11 (3.29%) PMO
8 4 (1.20%) GDPR
9 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.20%) XenApp
3 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.59%) Core Impact
1 22 (6.59%) Nessus
1 22 (6.59%) Nexpose
1 22 (6.59%) OpenVAS
1 22 (6.59%) QRadar
2 4 (1.20%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (0.90%) PowerBroker
4 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.30%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.98%) SolarWinds
3 35 (10.48%) Citrix
4 29 (8.68%) ArcSight
4 29 (8.68%) LogRhythm
4 29 (8.68%) Splunk
5 25 (7.49%) VMware
6 22 (6.59%) AlienVault
6 22 (6.59%) Cisco
6 22 (6.59%) Qualys
7 21 (6.29%) Aveksa
7 21 (6.29%) Bomgar
7 21 (6.29%) CyberArk
8 18 (5.39%) F5
9 16 (4.79%) Blue Coat
9 16 (4.79%) Forcepoint
9 16 (4.79%) Oracle
9 16 (4.79%) Zscaler
10 12 (3.59%) Apple
10 12 (3.59%) Facebook