Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 254 325 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.37% 24.31% 22.39%
As % of the General category 54.98% 51.67% 61.58%
Number of salaries quoted 214 284 346
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 462 629 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 49.78% 47.05% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 354 535 551
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,300 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,250 £63,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Chatham +1 35 £33,500 -21.18% 3
Maidstone +5 34 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Malling +7 20 £55,000 +7.32% 5
Tunbridge Wells +19 18 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Tonbridge - 15 £46,750 - 1
Dartford - 14 £32,500 - 7
Folkestone +1 10 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Rochester +4 8 £30,000 +46.34% 3
Queenborough - 3 £37,500 -
Whitstable - 3 £23,500 - 1
Sittingbourne +9 2 £31,250 +38.89%
Westerham +3 1 £42,500 - 3
Canterbury -1 1 £55,000 +59.42% 1
Sevenoaks -4 1 £24,000 -40.00%
Swanley - 1 £35,000 - 13
Gravesend - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 63 (24.80%) .NET
2 61 (24.02%) SQL
2 61 (24.02%) Microsoft
3 60 (23.62%) Windows
4 59 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (21.65%) C#
6 53 (20.87%) HTML
7 52 (20.47%) JavaScript
8 46 (18.11%) MVC
9 44 (17.32%) CSS
10 40 (15.75%) ITIL
11 37 (14.57%) AngularJS
12 31 (12.20%) WinForms
13 30 (11.81%) SQL Server
14 29 (11.42%) TDD
15 28 (11.02%) Information Security
16 25 (9.84%) Project Management
17 24 (9.45%) Systems Analysis
18 23 (9.06%) CRM
19 22 (8.66%) CISM
20 21 (8.27%) Linux
21 20 (7.87%) ERP
21 20 (7.87%) ETL
21 20 (7.87%) Oracle
21 20 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
21 20 (7.87%) Banking
21 20 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 20 (7.87%) COBIT
22 19 (7.48%) Fintech
22 19 (7.48%) Scrum

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 (4.33%) IIS
1 11 (4.33%) Umbraco
2 7 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.57%) Apache
3 4 (1.57%) CMS
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.18%) WordPress
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.79%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.79%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.79%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.79%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.39%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) NetSuite
2 6 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.79%) BPCS
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
5 2 (0.79%) Lawson
5 2 (0.79%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.79%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.39%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.36%) Slack
4 5 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.57%) Office 365
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 2 (0.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.15%) Firewall
2 5 (1.97%) LAN
2 5 (1.97%) WAN
3 4 (1.57%) Internet
3 4 (1.57%) VoIP
4 3 (1.18%) Skype
4 3 (1.18%) Wireless
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.39%) LTE
6 1 (0.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.69%) MySQL
3 15 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.54%) Ingres
4 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.36%) Power BI
6 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.79%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.12%) JIRA
4 8 (3.15%) Selenium
5 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.57%) NUnit
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.57%) ReSharper
6 3 (1.18%) Moq
6 3 (1.18%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.18%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.79%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.79%) PhpStorm
7 2 (0.79%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.39%) Appium
8 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (7.87%) Banking
2 13 (5.12%) Advertising
3 12 (4.72%) Marketing
4 10 (3.94%) Retail
5 8 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (26.77%) Developer
2 59 (23.23%) Analyst
3 48 (18.90%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.24%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (7.87%) ASP Developer
6 20 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (6.69%) Administrator
8 16 (6.30%) IT Manager
8 16 (6.30%) Test Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) Security Analyst
10 12 (4.72%) Risk Manager
10 12 (4.72%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.54%) Consultant
12 9 (3.54%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) Release Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.80%) .NET
2 53 (20.87%) HTML
3 44 (17.32%) CSS
4 37 (14.57%) AngularJS
5 31 (12.20%) WinForms
6 16 (6.30%) jQuery
7 14 (5.51%) XML
8 13 (5.12%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.72%) React
10 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.33%) Web Services
11 10 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.94%) CSS3
11 10 (3.94%) HTML5
11 10 (3.94%) WPF
12 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (3.54%) JDBC
12 9 (3.54%) ODBC
12 9 (3.54%) SailPoint
12 9 (3.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.48%) Fintech
2 14 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.36%) Clustering
4 6 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.97%) Replication
6 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.18%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Contactless
9 1 (0.39%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.62%) Windows
2 21 (8.27%) Linux
3 18 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.54%) Unix
5 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.11%) MVC
3 40 (15.75%) ITIL
4 29 (11.42%) TDD
5 28 (11.02%) Information Security
6 25 (9.84%) Project Management
7 24 (9.45%) Systems Analysis
8 23 (9.06%) CRM
9 20 (7.87%) ERP
9 20 (7.87%) ETL
9 20 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.48%) Scrum
11 16 (6.30%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.51%) Problem Management
13 13 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.12%) SDLC
14 12 (4.72%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.72%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (24.02%) SQL
2 55 (21.65%) C#
3 52 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.48%) VB.NET
5 18 (7.09%) Perl
6 17 (6.69%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.33%) C
8 11 (4.33%) PHP
8 11 (4.33%) Python
9 9 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.54%) C++
9 9 (3.54%) COBOL
10 7 (2.76%) Java
11 4 (1.57%) R
12 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.79%) Java 8
13 2 (0.79%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) Go
14 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.66%) CISM
2 19 (7.48%) CISA
3 15 (5.91%) CISSP
4 12 (4.72%) Degree
5 10 (3.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.76%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.97%) ISEB
7 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.57%) ACCA
8 4 (1.57%) CIMA
9 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.79%) APMP
10 2 (0.79%) PMP
11 1 (0.39%) CCA
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.39%) MCDST
11 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.87%) COBIT
1 20 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (7.09%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.33%) QA
4 10 (3.94%) GDPR
4 10 (3.94%) SLA
5 6 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.79%) PMO
7 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.57%) Docker
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) Core Impact
1 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (2.36%) Nessus
1 6 (2.36%) Nexpose
1 6 (2.36%) OpenVAS
1 6 (2.36%) QRadar
2 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (24.02%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.87%) Oracle
3 19 (7.48%) SAP
4 15 (5.91%) VMware
5 14 (5.51%) Sage
6 12 (4.72%) Citrix
7 10 (3.94%) MuleSoft
8 9 (3.54%) ArcSight
8 9 (3.54%) LogRhythm
8 9 (3.54%) Splunk
8 9 (3.54%) Thunderhead
9 7 (2.76%) JD Edwards
10 6 (2.36%) AlienVault
10 6 (2.36%) Aveksa
10 6 (2.36%) Bomgar
10 6 (2.36%) CyberArk
10 6 (2.36%) Epicor
10 6 (2.36%) Qualys
10 6 (2.36%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.36%) Workday