Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 803 1044 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.80% 19.29% 15.00%
As % of the General category 56.79% 57.71% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 691 980 999
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1414 1809 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.58% 33.43% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1509 1614
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,150 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Finance.

1 253 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (21.92%) SQL
3 139 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 135 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (12.08%) Scrum
6 91 (11.33%) .NET
7 86 (10.71%) SQL Server
8 84 (10.46%) Project Management
9 76 (9.46%) Degree
9 76 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
10 74 (9.22%) Java
11 71 (8.84%) C#
12 68 (8.47%) SDLC
13 67 (8.34%) Web Services
13 67 (8.34%) Business Analysis
14 64 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (7.85%) Retail
16 62 (7.72%) Oracle
17 60 (7.47%) Windows
18 59 (7.35%) JavaScript
19 56 (6.97%) XML
20 54 (6.72%) PRINCE2
20 54 (6.72%) Analytics
21 52 (6.48%) Test Automation
22 51 (6.35%) UML
22 51 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
23 50 (6.23%) ITIL
23 50 (6.23%) Waterfall
24 48 (5.98%) T-SQL
24 48 (5.98%) Software Engineering

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 32 (3.99%) SAS
2 12 (1.49%) Confluence
2 12 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.62%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.50%) CMS
5 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.37%) Apache
6 3 (0.37%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.25%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.12%) SPSS
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.50%) Magento
5 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.86%) Office 365
3 13 (1.62%) SaaS
4 11 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.37%) PaaS
5 10 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.12%) IaaS
7 6 (0.75%) G Suite
7 6 (0.75%) Slack
8 4 (0.50%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.50%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.24%) Internet
2 15 (1.87%) Firewall
2 15 (1.87%) WAN
3 14 (1.74%) DNS
4 12 (1.49%) SAN
4 12 (1.49%) VPN
5 10 (1.25%) LAN
6 9 (1.12%) Network Security
6 9 (1.12%) VoIP
7 7 (0.87%) SNMP
7 7 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.75%) DHCP
8 6 (0.75%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.62%) Skype
10 3 (0.37%) DAB
10 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.37%) MPLS
10 3 (0.37%) Value-Added Service
11 2 (0.25%) H.323
11 2 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
6 16 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.49%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.49%) MySQL
9 12 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.25%) MS Access
11 7 (0.87%) Big Data
11 7 (0.87%) QlikView
12 5 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.62%) Power BI
12 5 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 32 (3.99%) Selenium
2 30 (3.74%) JIRA
3 24 (2.99%) MSTest
3 24 (2.99%) NUnit
4 23 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.24%) SoapUI
6 12 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.37%) Ranorex
7 11 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.25%) FitNesse
9 9 (1.12%) MorphX
10 8 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.75%) Appium
12 6 (0.75%) Buildbot
12 6 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.75%) tSQLt
General
1 63 (7.85%) Retail
2 44 (5.48%) Banking
3 40 (4.98%) Marketing
4 25 (3.11%) Legal
5 21 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.87%) Back Office
8 12 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.37%) Billing
9 11 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.37%) Games
10 10 (1.25%) General Ledger
11 9 (1.12%) Local Government
12 7 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.75%) Retail Finance
14 3 (0.37%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (30.39%) Analyst
2 103 (12.83%) Business Analyst
3 85 (10.59%) Developer
4 74 (9.22%) Consultant
5 73 (9.09%) Architect
6 69 (8.59%) Project Manager
7 56 (6.97%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (5.85%) Financial Analyst
9 42 (5.23%) Service Analyst
10 33 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (3.99%) Test Analyst
12 29 (3.61%) Finance Business Analyst
13 27 (3.36%) IT Manager
13 27 (3.36%) Senior Business Analyst
14 25 (3.11%) .NET Software Engineer
14 25 (3.11%) C# Software Engineer
14 25 (3.11%) Software Engineer
15 24 (2.99%) IT Analyst
16 22 (2.74%) Security Consultant
17 21 (2.62%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.33%) .NET
2 67 (8.34%) Web Services
3 56 (6.97%) XML
4 43 (5.35%) SOAP
5 39 (4.86%) RESTful
6 38 (4.73%) ASP.NET
7 37 (4.61%) HTML
8 32 (3.99%) CSS
8 32 (3.99%) jQuery
9 28 (3.49%) WCF
9 28 (3.49%) WF
10 27 (3.36%) XSLT
11 25 (3.11%) WPF
12 24 (2.99%) LINQ
12 24 (2.99%) Silverlight
13 16 (1.99%) XSD
14 15 (1.87%) WSDL
15 12 (1.49%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.49%) MDX
15 12 (1.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.61%) Fintech
4 21 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.62%) User Experience
7 12 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.87%) PKI
11 6 (0.75%) FMCG
11 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.62%) NHS
12 5 (0.62%) Social Media
13 4 (0.50%) BYOD
13 4 (0.50%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.47%) Windows
2 35 (4.36%) Linux
3 22 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.49%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.00%) Unix
5 8 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.37%) AIX
8 3 (0.37%) Solaris
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Fedora
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (12.08%) Scrum
4 84 (10.46%) Project Management
5 68 (8.47%) SDLC
6 67 (8.34%) Business Analysis
7 64 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (6.72%) Analytics
8 54 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 52 (6.48%) Test Automation
10 51 (6.35%) UML
11 50 (6.23%) ITIL
11 50 (6.23%) Waterfall
12 48 (5.98%) Software Engineering
13 46 (5.73%) Data Analysis
14 45 (5.60%) Information Security
14 45 (5.60%) Migration
15 42 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (5.23%) Service Delivery
16 41 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 176 (21.92%) SQL
2 74 (9.22%) Java
3 71 (8.84%) C#
4 59 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 48 (5.98%) T-SQL
6 43 (5.35%) PL/SQL
7 35 (4.36%) C++
8 27 (3.36%) Python
9 23 (2.86%) PHP
10 14 (1.74%) VB
11 12 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.37%) VBA
13 9 (1.12%) Apex Code
13 9 (1.12%) C
13 9 (1.12%) X++
14 8 (1.00%) Scala
15 7 (0.87%) R
15 7 (0.87%) Ruby
16 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (9.46%) Degree
2 34 (4.23%) ISEB
3 28 (3.49%) CISSP
4 17 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.87%) CISM
6 12 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.75%) MCSA
9 6 (0.75%) PMP
9 6 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.50%) CCNA
10 4 (0.50%) CISA
10 4 (0.50%) CISMP
10 4 (0.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.37%) APMP
11 3 (0.37%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (3.36%) PMO
3 19 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 15 (1.87%) QA
5 10 (1.25%) SLA
6 9 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 8 (1.00%) GDPR
8 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.37%) PSD2
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 41 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (1.00%) Puppet
3 7 (0.87%) SCCM
3 7 (0.87%) WMI
4 6 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.25%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.25%) Grafana
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.25%) SCOM
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.12%) Nessus
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 62 (7.72%) Oracle
3 45 (5.60%) SAP
4 25 (3.11%) Tableau
5 22 (2.74%) Google
6 20 (2.49%) Cisco
6 20 (2.49%) Citrix
7 18 (2.24%) VMware
8 15 (1.87%) Cognos
9 13 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.87%) HP
11 7 (0.87%) IBM
11 7 (0.87%) NetApp
11 7 (0.87%) Pardot
11 7 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.75%) Splunk
13 5 (0.62%) LogRhythm
13 5 (0.62%) Progress
14 4 (0.50%) Avaya