Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 211 312 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.14% 27.01% 17.87%
As % of the General category 59.27% 58.65% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 167 261 229
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 356 532 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 39.04% 46.06% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 281 457 421
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,700 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -1.10%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 59 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Maidstone -8 27 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Tonbridge +9 20 £40,500 +15.71%
Tunbridge Wells +13 17 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Dartford -5 10 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Canterbury +3 7 £50,000 +42.86% 3
West Malling -4 6 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Sevenoaks -13 5 £25,750 -31.33% 1
Rochester +2 4 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Folkestone - 4 £45,000 -
Whitstable -1 2 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 - 1
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (27.96%) C#
3 57 (27.01%) .NET
4 37 (17.54%) SQL
5 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET
5 35 (16.59%) ITIL
5 35 (16.59%) Microsoft
6 33 (15.64%) MVC
7 30 (14.22%) VMware
8 29 (13.74%) Information Security
8 29 (13.74%) CSS
8 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (12.80%) Windows
9 27 (12.80%) Visual Studio
9 27 (12.80%) Advertising
10 26 (12.32%) DevOps
11 24 (11.37%) Line Management
11 24 (11.37%) Scrum
12 23 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
14 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
14 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (9.95%) WCF
15 20 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
15 20 (9.48%) Coaching
15 20 (9.48%) CRM
15 20 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (9.00%) Degree
16 19 (9.00%) JSON

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 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.37%) CMS
4 3 (1.42%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.42%) SAS
4 3 (1.42%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.42%) WordPress
5 2 (0.95%) Apache
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.21%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.42%) Infor M3
4 3 (1.42%) SAP Business One
4 3 (1.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.58%) Office 365
3 15 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.27%) Serverless
5 7 (3.32%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.32%) Slack
6 6 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.84%) npm
7 4 (1.90%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.42%) IaaS
8 3 (1.42%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.42%) PaaS
9 2 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.95%) Yammer
10 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.47%) GitHub
10 1 (0.47%) SaaS
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Firewall
2 11 (5.21%) Network Security
3 5 (2.37%) SAN
3 5 (2.37%) VoIP
4 4 (1.90%) LAN
4 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.90%) WAN
5 3 (1.42%) Skype
6 2 (0.95%) DKIM
6 2 (0.95%) DMARC
6 2 (0.95%) Wireless
7 1 (0.47%) DHCP
7 1 (0.47%) DNS
7 1 (0.47%) Internet
7 1 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.47%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (9.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.27%) MySQL
5 7 (3.32%) Power BI
6 6 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.42%) QlikView
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (12.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.79%) JIRA
2 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.32%) git-flow
4 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.90%) Selenium
5 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.42%) NUnit
7 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.95%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.95%) TestRail
7 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (0.47%) Calabash
8 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.47%) JMeter
8 1 (0.47%) MSTest
8 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (12.80%) Advertising
2 11 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.74%) Retail
4 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 8 (3.79%) Marketing
6 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Front Office
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (27.01%) Developer
2 37 (17.54%) .NET Developer
3 26 (12.32%) Analyst
4 24 (11.37%) C# Developer
5 23 (10.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (9.95%) Consultant
7 19 (9.00%) Team Leader
8 13 (6.16%) Administrator
9 12 (5.69%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.21%) IT Consultant
10 11 (5.21%) IT Sales Consultant
10 11 (5.21%) Sales Consultant
11 10 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (4.27%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.79%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.01%) .NET
2 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET
3 29 (13.74%) CSS
4 21 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (9.95%) WCF
5 19 (9.00%) HTML
5 19 (9.00%) JSON
6 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (6.64%) AngularJS
7 14 (6.64%) jQuery
8 13 (6.16%) React
9 12 (5.69%) .NET Framework
10 11 (5.21%) Web Services
11 10 (4.74%) YAML
12 9 (4.27%) LINQ
12 9 (4.27%) RESTful
12 9 (4.27%) WPF
13 8 (3.79%) Node.js
14 7 (3.32%) REST
14 7 (3.32%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.21%) Fintech
3 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.84%) CMDB
4 6 (2.84%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.95%) Social Media
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) Contactless
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.80%) Windows
2 6 (2.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.37%) Unix
4 4 (1.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.42%) Linux
6 2 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.59%) ITIL
3 33 (15.64%) MVC
4 29 (13.74%) Information Security
5 26 (12.32%) DevOps
6 24 (11.37%) Line Management
6 24 (11.37%) Scrum
7 20 (9.48%) Coaching
7 20 (9.48%) CRM
8 19 (9.00%) ERP
9 17 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.06%) Project Management
9 17 (8.06%) Test Automation
9 17 (8.06%) Web Development
10 16 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.11%) Lead Generation
12 14 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.64%) Service Management
13 13 (6.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.96%) C#
2 37 (17.54%) SQL
3 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
5 18 (8.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.21%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.79%) ES6
7 8 (3.79%) PHP
7 8 (3.79%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.90%) Python
10 2 (0.95%) Java
11 1 (0.47%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) R
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.00%) Degree
2 13 (6.16%) CISSP
3 5 (2.37%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.42%) MCP
5 3 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.95%) CISA
6 2 (0.95%) CISM
6 2 (0.95%) CRISC
6 2 (0.95%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) CCA
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.47%) MCDST
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) SLA
2 8 (3.79%) GDPR
3 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.32%) QA
4 4 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.95%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.58%) Hyper-V
3 15 (7.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (2.37%) Firmware
5 5 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.37%) Terraform
2 4 (1.90%) Ansible
2 4 (1.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.95%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.95%) Nagios
3 2 (0.95%) SCOM
3 2 (0.95%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.95%) Xymon
4 1 (0.47%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.47%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.22%) VMware
3 14 (6.64%) SAP
4 12 (5.69%) Cisco
5 11 (5.21%) Citrix
6 7 (3.32%) Sage
6 7 (3.32%) SimCorp
6 7 (3.32%) Workday
7 6 (2.84%) Google
7 6 (2.84%) HP
7 6 (2.84%) Oracle
8 5 (2.37%) Cognos
8 5 (2.37%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.90%) BMC
9 4 (1.90%) Thunderhead
10 3 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.42%) Epicor
10 3 (1.42%) Infor
10 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.42%) Splunk