Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 516 889 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.72% 21.27% 16.94%
As % of the General category 54.14% 53.49% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 405 768 725
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £79,300 £67,500 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%

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 953 1,662 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 30.87% 39.76% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,329 1,322
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £65,000 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 211 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (25.39%) SQL
3 114 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 93 (18.02%) Azure
5 89 (17.25%) C#
6 84 (16.28%) DevOps
7 77 (14.92%) Scrum
8 73 (14.15%) Google
8 73 (14.15%) Test Automation
9 72 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 68 (13.18%) Retail
10 68 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (12.60%) AWS
12 61 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 60 (11.63%) Office 365
14 59 (11.43%) Project Management
15 56 (10.85%) .NET
16 53 (10.27%) Software Testing
17 52 (10.08%) Banking
17 52 (10.08%) Windows
17 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (9.88%) Web Services
19 50 (9.69%) Selenium
19 50 (9.69%) Mentoring
20 49 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (9.50%) Kanban
21 48 (9.30%) Jenkins
21 48 (9.30%) Cucumber
22 45 (8.72%) Java
23 44 (8.53%) SAP

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 31 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.55%) SAS
3 7 (1.36%) IIS
4 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.16%) Confluence
4 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.19%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (5.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) Flinto
4 2 (0.39%) InVision
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.39%) Sketch
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (5.04%) SAP MM
2 19 (3.68%) SAP PM
2 19 (3.68%) SAP PP
3 9 (1.74%) SAP QM
4 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.78%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.78%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.39%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.19%) assyst
7 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 93 (18.02%) Azure
2 65 (12.60%) AWS
3 60 (11.63%) Office 365
4 41 (7.95%) G Suite
5 30 (5.81%) GCP
6 29 (5.62%) IaaS
7 18 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (2.52%) PaaS
9 12 (2.33%) Power Platform
10 10 (1.94%) GitHub
11 8 (1.55%) SaaS
12 6 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.97%) Slack
14 4 (0.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 4 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 1 (0.19%) Amazon SageMaker
16 1 (0.19%) npm
16 1 (0.19%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.43%) Firewall
2 16 (3.10%) LAN
3 15 (2.91%) VoIP
3 15 (2.91%) WAN
4 14 (2.71%) VPN
5 13 (2.52%) BGP
5 13 (2.52%) DNS
5 13 (2.52%) MPLS
6 12 (2.33%) Wireless
7 10 (1.94%) DHCP
8 8 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.55%) Cisco Firepower
8 8 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (1.55%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.55%) IP Telephony
9 7 (1.36%) Network Security
10 6 (1.16%) SAN
10 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.16%) WLAN
11 5 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.33%) Power BI
6 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.36%) Big Data
7 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.16%) Data Lake
8 6 (1.16%) SAP HANA
8 6 (1.16%) SSDT
9 4 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.78%) KNIME
9 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.78%) MySQL
9 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.78%) Pentaho
9 4 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (9.69%) Selenium
2 48 (9.30%) Cucumber
2 48 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 38 (7.36%) SoapUI
4 37 (7.17%) Git (software)
5 35 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (5.81%) JIRA
6 30 (5.81%) JMeter
7 22 (4.26%) Maven
8 21 (4.07%) SpecFlow
9 17 (3.29%) Ranorex
10 15 (2.91%) Appium
10 15 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (2.91%) Buildbot
10 15 (2.91%) Gatling
10 15 (2.91%) NeoLoad
10 15 (2.91%) WATIR
10 15 (2.91%) WebLOAD
11 14 (2.71%) LoadRunner
12 13 (2.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (13.18%) Retail
2 52 (10.08%) Banking
3 24 (4.65%) Legal
4 19 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.49%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.10%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.52%) Marketing
8 11 (2.13%) Local Government
9 10 (1.94%) Billing
10 8 (1.55%) Advertising
11 5 (0.97%) Games
11 5 (0.97%) Law
12 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) iGaming
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (19.77%) Analyst
2 81 (15.70%) Developer
3 55 (10.66%) Consultant
4 51 (9.88%) Architect
5 39 (7.56%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.62%) SAP Consultant
7 28 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 23 (4.46%) Software Developer
9 22 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 22 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.49%) IT Manager
11 18 (3.49%) Test Leader
12 17 (3.29%) Test Analyst
13 16 (3.10%) Java Developer
13 16 (3.10%) SAP PM Consultant
14 15 (2.91%) Developer in Test
15 14 (2.71%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.85%) .NET
2 51 (9.88%) Web Services
3 29 (5.62%) SOAP
4 28 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.29%) REST
6 15 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.71%) .NET Core
7 14 (2.71%) CSS
8 13 (2.52%) .NET Framework
9 12 (2.33%) Entity Framework
9 12 (2.33%) Middleware
9 12 (2.33%) XML
10 11 (2.13%) HTML
11 10 (1.94%) React
12 9 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.55%) RESTful
13 8 (1.55%) Spring
14 7 (1.36%) Vue.js
14 7 (1.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.88%) NHS
4 18 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.52%) User Experience
6 6 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.58%) Online Games
9 3 (0.58%) PMI
10 2 (0.39%) Clustering
10 2 (0.39%) Handset
11 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.19%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.08%) Windows
2 20 (3.88%) Linux
3 17 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.33%) Unix
4 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.36%) Android
7 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (16.28%) DevOps
3 77 (14.92%) Scrum
4 73 (14.15%) Test Automation
5 68 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (11.43%) Project Management
8 53 (10.27%) Software Testing
9 50 (9.69%) Mentoring
10 49 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (9.50%) Kanban
11 43 (8.33%) DSDM
11 43 (8.33%) TDD
12 41 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 37 (7.17%) BDD
13 37 (7.17%) ITIL
14 35 (6.78%) Project Delivery
15 34 (6.59%) Migration
16 33 (6.40%) Business Analysis
17 28 (5.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 131 (25.39%) SQL
2 89 (17.25%) C#
3 45 (8.72%) Java
4 39 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 36 (6.98%) Python
6 31 (6.01%) PowerShell
7 25 (4.84%) C
7 25 (4.84%) Ruby
8 24 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 19 (3.68%) C++
10 17 (3.29%) Scala
11 16 (3.10%) PHP
12 10 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.16%) VB
14 4 (0.78%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.78%) VBA
15 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.58%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 34 (6.59%) Degree
2 31 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.07%) MCSE
3 21 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.88%) CCNA
5 19 (3.68%) CCNP
5 19 (3.68%) ISEB
6 16 (3.10%) AWS Certification
7 14 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.71%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.52%) CCIE
9 12 (2.33%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.94%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.55%) CCDP
12 5 (0.97%) MCSA
12 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.78%) CISA
13 4 (0.78%) CISM
13 4 (0.78%) CISSP
13 4 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.29%) PMO
2 12 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.74%) SLA
4 7 (1.36%) GDPR
5 6 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.16%) QA
6 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.39%) IFRS
8 1 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.46%) Docker
3 7 (1.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.39%) HDFS
4 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.39%) KVM
4 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) Xen
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.88%) Terraform
2 19 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (3.10%) Prometheus
3 16 (3.10%) Rancher
4 15 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.94%) Cobbler
6 10 (1.94%) Puppet
6 10 (1.94%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.78%) Ansible
8 4 (0.78%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.58%) SCCM
9 3 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.39%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 114 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.15%) Google
3 44 (8.53%) SAP
4 31 (6.01%) Oracle
5 26 (5.04%) Rackspace
6 23 (4.46%) VMware
7 22 (4.26%) HP
8 18 (3.49%) Cisco
9 10 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.94%) EnterpriseDB
10 8 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.55%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.16%) IBM
12 5 (0.97%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.78%) CA
13 4 (0.78%) Databricks
13 4 (0.78%) Informatica
13 4 (0.78%) Paxata
13 4 (0.78%) Splunk
13 4 (0.78%) Symantec