Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 297 299 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.98% 23.36% 24.40%
As % of the General category 60.74% 53.68% 62.12%
Number of salaries quoted 277 268 399
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,875 £65,200
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -1.04%

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 489 557 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 47.71% 43.52% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 414 479 632
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,775
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +4 51 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Chatham 0 24 £32,500 -23.53% 1
West Malling +4 20 £55,000 +76.00% 11
Dartford +14 17 £32,500 - 4
Tunbridge Wells +13 16 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Rochester +8 8 £30,000 +46.34% 1
Folkestone -5 8 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Tonbridge +1 7 £50,000 -23.08%
Swanley - 6 £35,000 - 8
Dover +2 5 £25,323 -27.65%
Whitstable -3 5 £23,500 -
Westerham +3 4 £42,500 +5.59% 1
Queenborough - 3 £37,500 - 1
Canterbury +7 2 £46,250 +34.06% 1
Sittingbourne +11 1 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks 0 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Gravesend - 1 £30,000 - 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 83 (27.95%) SQL
2 71 (23.91%) HTML
2 71 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 70 (23.57%) .NET
4 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
5 66 (22.22%) C#
6 64 (21.55%) Windows
7 59 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (18.86%) CSS
9 50 (16.84%) ITIL
10 45 (15.15%) MVC
11 43 (14.48%) AngularJS
12 38 (12.79%) Information Security
13 37 (12.46%) SQL Server
14 35 (11.78%) WinForms
15 34 (11.45%) Project Management
16 30 (10.10%) PCI DSS
17 28 (9.43%) COBIT
17 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (9.09%) TDD
18 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
19 26 (8.75%) CRM
19 26 (8.75%) CISM
19 26 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
19 26 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 25 (8.42%) CISA
20 25 (8.42%) ETL
21 23 (7.74%) MySQL
21 23 (7.74%) Oracle
21 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (3.70%) IIS
2 9 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.01%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.01%) WordPress
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Confluence
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.67%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.34%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.35%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.67%) BPCS
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.67%) Lawson
4 2 (0.67%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.67%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.04%) Office 365
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.67%) IaaS
6 2 (0.67%) PaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) npm
7 1 (0.34%) NuGet
7 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) Firewall
2 4 (1.35%) LAN
2 4 (1.35%) Skype
2 4 (1.35%) VoIP
3 3 (1.01%) MPLS
3 3 (1.01%) WAN
4 2 (0.67%) DMZ
4 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.67%) VLAN
4 2 (0.67%) VPLS
4 2 (0.67%) VPN
4 2 (0.67%) WLAN
5 1 (0.34%) ADSL
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.46%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.74%) MySQL
3 18 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.03%) Ingres
6 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.02%) Power BI
9 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.40%) Git (software)
1 19 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.03%) JIRA
3 8 (2.69%) Selenium
4 4 (1.35%) NUnit
4 4 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.35%) ReSharper
4 4 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.01%) Moq
5 3 (1.01%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.01%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.34%) Bower
7 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.34%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (7.41%) Banking
2 13 (4.38%) Marketing
2 13 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.03%) Legal
5 8 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.02%) Advertising
7 5 (1.68%) Retail
8 4 (1.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (28.28%) Developer
2 80 (26.94%) Analyst
3 52 (17.51%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.42%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (7.74%) Security Analyst
6 22 (7.41%) ASP Developer
6 22 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 21 (7.07%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.39%) Information Analyst
8 16 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
8 16 (5.39%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.05%) DBA
9 15 (5.05%) Junior
10 14 (4.71%) Junior Developer
10 14 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
10 14 (4.71%) Test Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Administrator
11 13 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.91%) HTML
2 70 (23.57%) .NET
3 56 (18.86%) CSS
4 43 (14.48%) AngularJS
5 35 (11.78%) WinForms
6 21 (7.07%) HTML5
6 21 (7.07%) XML
7 18 (6.06%) SailPoint
8 15 (5.05%) jQuery
9 14 (4.71%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.71%) React
10 13 (4.38%) .NET Framework
10 13 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (4.38%) WPF
11 12 (4.04%) Web Services
12 11 (3.70%) CSS3
13 9 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (3.03%) JDBC
13 9 (3.03%) ODBC
13 9 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.05%) Fintech
3 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.02%) Clustering
5 5 (1.68%) Replication
6 4 (1.35%) PMI
7 3 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.01%) Social Media
8 2 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) CMDB
9 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.55%) Windows
2 21 (7.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.72%) Linux
4 12 (4.04%) Unix
5 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) Android
8 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.84%) ITIL
3 45 (15.15%) MVC
4 38 (12.79%) Information Security
5 34 (11.45%) Project Management
6 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (9.09%) TDD
8 26 (8.75%) CRM
8 26 (8.75%) Systems Analysis
9 25 (8.42%) ETL
10 20 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.73%) Scrum
11 17 (5.72%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.72%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (5.72%) Test Automation
11 17 (5.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.39%) Change Management
12 16 (5.39%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.05%) Privileged Access Management
13 15 (5.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.95%) SQL
2 71 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 66 (22.22%) C#
4 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.73%) PowerShell
5 20 (6.73%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.06%) Perl
7 15 (5.05%) PHP
8 13 (4.38%) Java
9 12 (4.04%) C
10 10 (3.37%) Python
11 9 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.03%) C++
11 9 (3.03%) COBOL
12 5 (1.68%) R
13 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.67%) Java 8
14 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) VBA
15 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (8.75%) CISM
2 25 (8.42%) CISA
3 18 (6.06%) CISSP
4 13 (4.38%) Degree
5 9 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.02%) ISEB
7 5 (1.68%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.01%) ACCA
9 3 (1.01%) CCNA
9 3 (1.01%) CIMA
9 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.67%) CCIE
10 2 (0.67%) CCNP
10 2 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.10%) PCI DSS
2 28 (9.43%) COBIT
3 26 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (5.39%) QA
4 16 (5.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (4.38%) SLA
6 7 (2.36%) GDPR
6 7 (2.36%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (5.39%) Core Impact
1 16 (5.39%) Nessus
1 16 (5.39%) Nexpose
1 16 (5.39%) OpenVAS
1 16 (5.39%) QRadar
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (1.35%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (1.01%) PowerBroker
5 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 67 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.74%) ArcSight
2 23 (7.74%) LogRhythm
2 23 (7.74%) Oracle
2 23 (7.74%) Splunk
3 22 (7.41%) VMware
4 18 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 17 (5.72%) Citrix
6 16 (5.39%) AlienVault
6 16 (5.39%) Qualys
7 15 (5.05%) Aveksa
7 15 (5.05%) Bomgar
7 15 (5.05%) CyberArk
8 12 (4.04%) SAP
9 10 (3.37%) Apple
9 10 (3.37%) Facebook
9 10 (3.37%) MuleSoft
10 8 (2.69%) Sage
10 8 (2.69%) Thunderhead
11 6 (2.02%) Epicor