Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 12 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 320 270 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.10% 18.32% 24.15%
As % of the General category 60.15% 53.78% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 270 223 450
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,350 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% -2.00%

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 532 502 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 45.05% 34.06% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 459 420 728
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,725 £25,787
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,825 £61,625
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 41 £52,000 +42.47% 7
Westerham -1 22 £42,500 +6.25%
Dartford +13 20 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Malling -5 20 £55,000 +94.69% 12
Tunbridge Wells +7 8 £47,500 +48.44% 1
Sevenoaks +1 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Chatham -1 8 £41,250 +17.86% 2
Canterbury +11 6 £35,000 - 1
Dover - 5 £25,323 - 1
Swanley - 5 £35,000 - 1
Rochester +3 4 £50,000 -
Whitstable +3 3 - - 1
Tonbridge -11 3 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 78 (24.38%) JavaScript
2 73 (22.81%) HTML
3 69 (21.56%) SQL
3 69 (21.56%) CSS
4 68 (21.25%) C#
5 64 (20.00%) .NET
6 50 (15.63%) Citrix
7 48 (15.00%) Windows
8 47 (14.69%) Change Management
8 47 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 45 (14.06%) SolarWinds
9 45 (14.06%) ITIL
10 42 (13.13%) Microsoft
11 36 (11.25%) PCI DSS
12 35 (10.94%) AngularJS
12 35 (10.94%) Project Management
13 33 (10.31%) Risk Management
14 32 (10.00%) MVC
14 32 (10.00%) VMware
14 32 (10.00%) HTML5
15 30 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
15 30 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (9.38%) Service Management
15 30 (9.38%) Cisco
15 30 (9.38%) LAN
16 29 (9.06%) WAN
16 29 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (9.06%) CCNA
16 29 (9.06%) Data Security
16 29 (9.06%) Agile Software Development

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 7 (2.19%) NServiceBus
2 5 (1.56%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.94%) CMS
4 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.94%) SAS
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.81%) InVision
3 8 (2.50%) UXPin
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.94%) BPCS
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.63%) Office 365
4 10 (3.13%) npm
5 7 (2.19%) Yarn
6 5 (1.56%) Responsys
7 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.25%) Silverpop
8 3 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.94%) NuGet
9 2 (0.63%) AdWords
9 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.63%) IaaS
9 2 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.63%) Yammer
10 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.38%) LAN
2 29 (9.06%) WAN
3 26 (8.13%) MPLS
4 24 (7.50%) DMZ
4 24 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (7.50%) NetScaler
4 24 (7.50%) VLAN
4 24 (7.50%) VPLS
4 24 (7.50%) VPN
4 24 (7.50%) WLAN
5 8 (2.50%) DNS
6 7 (2.19%) DHCP
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.94%) Firewall
8 3 (0.94%) Network Security
8 3 (0.94%) SAN
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.63%) Skype
10 1 (0.31%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.44%) MySQL
2 18 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.25%) RavenDB
7 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.94%) Power BI
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
9 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.13%) Log4Net
3 9 (2.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (2.19%) Babel
4 7 (2.19%) MSBuild
4 7 (2.19%) webpack
5 6 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.56%) JIRA
6 5 (1.56%) NetBeans
6 5 (1.56%) Subversion
6 5 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.25%) Selenium
8 3 (0.94%) Bower
8 3 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (7.81%) Marketing
2 20 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.31%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.88%) Advertising
4 6 (1.88%) Banking
4 6 (1.88%) Legal
5 5 (1.56%) Games
5 5 (1.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.25%) Automotive
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 93 (29.06%) Developer
2 65 (20.31%) Analyst
3 43 (13.44%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.25%) C# Developer
5 30 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (8.13%) Network Engineer
7 24 (7.50%) Security Analyst
8 21 (6.56%) IT Manager
8 21 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (6.25%) ASP Developer
9 20 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (5.94%) Project Manager
11 18 (5.63%) PHP Developer
12 17 (5.31%) Information Analyst
12 17 (5.31%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
14 13 (4.06%) Junior
14 13 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (4.06%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.81%) HTML
2 69 (21.56%) CSS
3 64 (20.00%) .NET
4 35 (10.94%) AngularJS
5 32 (10.00%) HTML5
6 28 (8.75%) .NET Framework
7 27 (8.44%) ASP.NET
7 27 (8.44%) WinForms
8 19 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (5.94%) SailPoint
9 16 (5.00%) Autofac
9 16 (5.00%) CSS3
10 14 (4.38%) XML
11 13 (4.06%) Entity Framework
11 13 (4.06%) Node.js
12 10 (3.13%) Dapper ORM
13 9 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.81%) Laravel
13 9 (2.81%) React
13 9 (2.81%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.13%) User Experience
4 8 (2.50%) Social Media
5 5 (1.56%) Fintech
6 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.94%) PMI
8 2 (0.63%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.63%) Social Network
9 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.31%) EPoS
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.00%) Windows
2 13 (4.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.88%) Linux
5 5 (1.56%) Unix
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.69%) Change Management
2 45 (14.06%) ITIL
3 35 (10.94%) Project Management
4 33 (10.31%) Risk Management
5 32 (10.00%) MVC
6 30 (9.38%) Service Management
6 30 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (9.06%) Data Security
8 28 (8.75%) Information Security
8 28 (8.75%) TDD
9 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (8.13%) Problem Management
11 25 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
12 24 (7.50%) Load Balancing
12 24 (7.50%) Network Architecture
12 24 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
13 18 (5.63%) Budget Control
13 18 (5.63%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (24.38%) JavaScript
2 69 (21.56%) SQL
3 68 (21.25%) C#
4 25 (7.81%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.56%) PHP
6 14 (4.38%) Java
6 14 (4.38%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.81%) ES6
8 6 (1.88%) VBA
9 5 (1.56%) C++
9 5 (1.56%) Java 8
10 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.94%) R
11 3 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.63%) Python
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) C
13 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (9.06%) CCNA
1 29 (9.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (7.50%) CCIE
2 24 (7.50%) CCNP
3 18 (5.63%) CISA
3 18 (5.63%) CISM
3 18 (5.63%) CISSP
4 10 (3.13%) Degree
5 5 (1.56%) MCITP
5 5 (1.56%) MCP
5 5 (1.56%) MCSE
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.56%) PCI QSA
6 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.63%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (0.63%) CIPD
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.31%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.25%) PCI DSS
2 23 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (5.94%) SLA
5 17 (5.31%) COBIT
5 17 (5.31%) QA
6 14 (4.38%) PMO
7 4 (1.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.19%) XenApp
3 7 (2.19%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) Docker
7 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (5.31%) Core Impact
1 17 (5.31%) Nessus
1 17 (5.31%) Nexpose
1 17 (5.31%) OpenVAS
1 17 (5.31%) QRadar
2 4 (1.25%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (0.94%) PowerBroker
4 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 50 (15.63%) Citrix
2 45 (14.06%) SolarWinds
3 42 (13.13%) Microsoft
4 32 (10.00%) VMware
5 30 (9.38%) Cisco
6 26 (8.13%) F5
7 24 (7.50%) Blue Coat
7 24 (7.50%) Forcepoint
7 24 (7.50%) Zscaler
8 22 (6.88%) ArcSight
8 22 (6.88%) LogRhythm
8 22 (6.88%) Splunk
9 17 (5.31%) AlienVault
9 17 (5.31%) Qualys
10 16 (5.00%) Aveksa
10 16 (5.00%) Bomgar
10 16 (5.00%) CyberArk
11 13 (4.06%) Oracle
12 12 (3.75%) Apple
12 12 (3.75%) Facebook