Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 633 889 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.49% 18.23% 17.92%
As % of the General category 55.72% 55.81% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 536 718 868
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25% +4.71%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £61,475
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,136 1,593 1,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.38% 32.66% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1,247 1,460
Leeds median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,498 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Leeds.

Salary trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 257 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.80%) SQL
3 109 (17.22%) Microsoft
4 104 (16.43%) C#
5 103 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
6 97 (15.32%) Scrum
7 96 (15.17%) DevOps
8 95 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 90 (14.22%) .NET
10 89 (14.06%) JavaScript
11 78 (12.32%) Java
12 75 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (11.69%) Mentoring
14 67 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
14 67 (10.58%) Retail
15 66 (10.43%) Web Services
16 65 (10.27%) ITIL
17 63 (9.95%) Project Management
18 59 (9.32%) Degree
19 56 (8.85%) JIRA
19 56 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (8.69%) Windows
20 55 (8.69%) SQL Server
21 54 (8.53%) Service Management
22 53 (8.37%) DSDM
23 52 (8.21%) Python
24 51 (8.06%) PRINCE2
25 49 (7.74%) Test Automation
26 47 (7.42%) Coaching

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 27 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.79%) Confluence
3 22 (3.48%) CMS
4 14 (2.21%) SAS
5 11 (1.74%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.26%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.26%) IIS
7 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 47 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.95%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.63%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) Flinto
7 1 (0.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.11%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.95%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.95%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.79%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.79%) Movex
5 5 (0.79%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.63%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.47%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.32%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.32%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
1 103 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.00%) IaaS
3 32 (5.06%) SaaS
4 27 (4.27%) Office 365
5 25 (3.95%) PaaS
6 21 (3.32%) G Suite
7 17 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon SageMaker
10 4 (0.63%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.47%) Apigee
11 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.32%) GitHub
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.11%) DNS
2 14 (2.21%) Firewall
3 8 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (1.26%) Intranet
4 6 (0.95%) DHCP
5 5 (0.79%) SMS
6 4 (0.63%) LAN
6 4 (0.63%) Network Security
6 4 (0.63%) WAN
7 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.16%) SMTP
8 1 (0.16%) Symposium
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.74%) Big Data
6 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.11%) SAP BW
8 7 (1.11%) SAP HANA
8 7 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (0.95%) Base SAS
9 6 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (8.85%) JIRA
2 35 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 23 (3.63%) Selenium
5 21 (3.32%) JMeter
5 21 (3.32%) SoapUI
6 19 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 17 (2.69%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.69%) MSTest
8 17 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (2.53%) NUnit
10 11 (1.74%) LoadRunner
10 11 (1.74%) Subversion
11 10 (1.58%) Appium
11 10 (1.58%) Gatling
11 10 (1.58%) NeoLoad
11 10 (1.58%) Ranorex
11 10 (1.58%) WATIR
11 10 (1.58%) WebLOAD
General
1 67 (10.58%) Retail
2 44 (6.95%) Banking
3 19 (3.00%) Marketing
4 18 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.58%) Advertising
7 9 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.26%) Legal
9 7 (1.11%) Back Office
10 4 (0.63%) Local Government
10 4 (0.63%) Retail Finance
11 3 (0.47%) Law
11 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 134 (21.17%) Analyst
2 98 (15.48%) Developer
3 47 (7.42%) Business Analyst
4 43 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (5.85%) IT Manager
6 33 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
7 31 (4.90%) Consultant
7 31 (4.90%) Project Manager
7 31 (4.90%) Software Developer
8 27 (4.27%) C# Developer
9 25 (3.95%) Designer
10 24 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (3.63%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (3.63%) Xamarin Developer
12 22 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
13 21 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (3.16%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.16%) Windows Engineer
15 19 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
15 19 (3.00%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.22%) .NET
2 66 (10.43%) Web Services
3 38 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 35 (5.53%) HTML
5 34 (5.37%) CSS
6 32 (5.06%) jQuery
7 26 (4.11%) XML
8 24 (3.79%) SOAP
9 18 (2.84%) WPF
10 17 (2.69%) JSON
10 17 (2.69%) LINQ
10 17 (2.69%) RESTful
11 16 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.53%) Silverlight
11 16 (2.53%) WCF
11 16 (2.53%) WF
11 16 (2.53%) XSLT
12 10 (1.58%) Node.js
13 9 (1.42%) HTML5
13 9 (1.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 38 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.42%) NHS
5 26 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.11%) User Experience
6 17 (2.69%) Fintech
6 17 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.42%) CMDB
9 7 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.95%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.79%) Robotics
12 4 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.63%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.63%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.63%) Social Media
12 4 (0.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.69%) Windows
2 31 (4.90%) Android
3 30 (4.74%) Linux
4 26 (4.11%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.95%) Unix
6 15 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (15.32%) Scrum
3 96 (15.17%) DevOps
4 95 (15.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
6 74 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 65 (10.27%) ITIL
8 63 (9.95%) Project Management
9 56 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (8.53%) Service Management
11 53 (8.37%) DSDM
12 51 (8.06%) PRINCE2
13 49 (7.74%) Test Automation
14 47 (7.42%) Coaching
14 47 (7.42%) Data Management
14 47 (7.42%) Software Testing
15 46 (7.27%) Analytics
16 44 (6.95%) SDLC
16 44 (6.95%) Software Engineering
17 42 (6.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.80%) SQL
2 104 (16.43%) C#
3 89 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 78 (12.32%) Java
5 52 (8.21%) Python
6 42 (6.64%) C++
7 41 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 33 (5.21%) Ruby
8 33 (5.21%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.27%) Bash Shell
10 26 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 20 (3.16%) PHP
11 20 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 20 (3.16%) VBA
12 16 (2.53%) Scala
13 14 (2.21%) C
13 14 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.05%) Perl
15 10 (1.58%) ABAP
16 9 (1.42%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 59 (9.32%) Degree
2 17 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (1.58%) AWS Certification
3 10 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.11%) APMP
5 7 (1.11%) ISEB
5 7 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.79%) CISM
6 5 (0.79%) CISSP
6 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.63%) CISA
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) AAT
9 2 (0.32%) CRISC
9 2 (0.32%) MCSE
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.21%) SLA
3 30 (4.74%) QA
4 19 (3.00%) PMO
5 17 (2.69%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.90%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.58%) GDPR
8 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.16%) PSD2
10 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.74%) Docker
3 21 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.47%) XenApp
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
1 33 (5.21%) Puppet
2 17 (2.69%) Ansible
2 17 (2.69%) Docker Swarm
3 16 (2.53%) Cobbler
3 16 (2.53%) Tivoli
4 13 (2.05%) Mesos
5 11 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.42%) Rancher
7 6 (0.95%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.95%) Terraform
8 5 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.79%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.47%) SCCM
10 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.32%) vRealize
10 2 (0.32%) WSUS
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 109 (17.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.79%) VMware
3 42 (6.64%) Oracle
4 34 (5.37%) Google
5 33 (5.21%) SAP
6 28 (4.42%) Xamarin
7 16 (2.53%) EnterpriseDB
8 14 (2.21%) Cisco
9 11 (1.74%) Citrix
9 11 (1.74%) HP
10 10 (1.58%) Blue Prism
10 10 (1.58%) UiPath
11 9 (1.42%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.42%) IBM
11 9 (1.42%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.42%) Sage
11 9 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.26%) Brocade
12 8 (1.26%) Dell
13 7 (1.11%) Infor