Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 889 841 1,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.27% 16.94% 19.45%
As % of the General category 57.76% 56.25% 57.62%
Number of salaries quoted 768 725 1,025
Leeds median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,539 1,495 1,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 36.82% 30.10% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,234 1,525
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,625 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 312 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (30.37%) SQL
3 184 (20.70%) C#
4 176 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 159 (17.89%) Retail
6 147 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 145 (16.31%) Java
8 144 (16.20%) .NET
9 132 (14.85%) JavaScript
10 130 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (13.95%) ITIL
12 120 (13.50%) DevOps
13 119 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
14 110 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
14 110 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
15 98 (11.02%) Python
16 94 (10.57%) Scrum
17 88 (9.90%) Windows
18 87 (9.79%) Project Management
19 84 (9.45%) Degree
20 80 (9.00%) Web Services
21 78 (8.77%) Mentoring
22 73 (8.21%) SDLC
22 73 (8.21%) SQL Server
23 71 (7.99%) Oracle
24 70 (7.87%) Management Information System
24 70 (7.87%) QA
24 70 (7.87%) Test Automation
25 67 (7.54%) Service Management
25 67 (7.54%) TDD

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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.70%) SAS
3 15 (1.69%) CMS
4 14 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.24%) Confluence
5 11 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.01%) IIS
8 8 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.67%) Apache
9 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.56%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.22%) JBoss
13 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.67%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.45%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (3.04%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (2.14%) NetSuite
3 17 (1.91%) SAP Business One
4 12 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.67%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.56%) assyst
6 5 (0.56%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.56%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.22%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.22%) Sage 500
8 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 147 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (4.61%) SaaS
4 37 (4.16%) IaaS
5 35 (3.94%) PaaS
6 22 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (2.14%) Office 365
8 11 (1.24%) G Suite
8 11 (1.24%) Slack
9 7 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.22%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.11%) Akamai
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SageMaker
13 1 (0.11%) GitHub
13 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.60%) Firewall
2 30 (3.37%) DNS
3 18 (2.02%) Network Security
4 12 (1.35%) WAN
5 10 (1.12%) LAN
5 10 (1.12%) SAN
6 8 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (0.90%) Intranet
7 6 (0.67%) SMS
7 6 (0.67%) Symposium
8 5 (0.56%) DHCP
9 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.45%) Wireless
10 3 (0.34%) SMTP
11 2 (0.22%) FTP
11 2 (0.22%) HTTP
11 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.22%) ICMP
11 2 (0.22%) Internet
11 2 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 20 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.14%) Big Data
5 19 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
6 14 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
7 13 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 12 (1.35%) MySQL
9 11 (1.24%) Base SAS
9 11 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.90%) Power BI
12 7 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.67%) MS Access
13 6 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 52 (5.85%) JIRA
2 48 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (2.70%) Selenium
5 23 (2.59%) Bitbucket
6 20 (2.25%) Subversion
7 18 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.02%) MSTest
7 18 (2.02%) NUnit
7 18 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (1.57%) ERwin
8 14 (1.57%) PowerDesigner
9 12 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.24%) JMeter
10 11 (1.24%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.12%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.12%) Mocha
11 10 (1.12%) Ranorex
11 10 (1.12%) WATIR
11 10 (1.12%) WebLOAD
General
1 159 (17.89%) Retail
2 43 (4.84%) Marketing
3 40 (4.50%) Banking
4 25 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.47%) Advertising
7 20 (2.25%) Back Office
8 13 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.35%) Legal
10 11 (1.24%) Local Government
10 11 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.01%) Law
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 176 (19.80%) Analyst
2 175 (19.69%) Developer
3 61 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 57 (6.41%) Business Analyst
5 48 (5.40%) .NET Developer
6 43 (4.84%) C# Developer
7 42 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 41 (4.61%) Platform Engineer
9 39 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.05%) Incident Manager
10 36 (4.05%) Java Developer
10 36 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (3.94%) Consultant
12 34 (3.82%) Architect
13 32 (3.60%) IT Manager
14 31 (3.49%) Security Specialist
14 31 (3.49%) Software Developer
14 31 (3.49%) Xamarin Developer
15 27 (3.04%) Applications Support
16 25 (2.81%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (16.20%) .NET
2 80 (9.00%) Web Services
3 65 (7.31%) ASP.NET
4 59 (6.64%) CSS
5 57 (6.41%) HTML
6 43 (4.84%) jQuery
7 38 (4.27%) XML
8 33 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (3.71%) RESTful
9 29 (3.26%) SOAP
10 27 (3.04%) Spring
11 23 (2.59%) Node.js
12 21 (2.36%) AngularJS
12 21 (2.36%) HTML5
13 20 (2.25%) LINQ
13 20 (2.25%) WPF
14 18 (2.02%) Silverlight
14 18 (2.02%) WCF
14 18 (2.02%) WF
14 18 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.25%) User Experience
7 19 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 19 (2.14%) NHS
8 16 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.69%) Fintech
10 13 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.67%) Biotechnology
12 6 (0.67%) CMDB
12 6 (0.67%) PMI
13 5 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.56%) Robotics
13 5 (0.56%) Social Media
13 5 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.90%) Windows
2 42 (4.72%) Android
2 42 (4.72%) Linux
3 28 (3.15%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.81%) Unix
5 21 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 124 (13.95%) ITIL
4 120 (13.50%) DevOps
5 110 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
6 94 (10.57%) Scrum
7 87 (9.79%) Project Management
8 78 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 73 (8.21%) SDLC
10 70 (7.87%) Test Automation
11 67 (7.54%) Service Management
11 67 (7.54%) TDD
12 62 (6.97%) Software Engineering
13 59 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (6.64%) ITSM
14 57 (6.41%) Incident Management
15 55 (6.19%) DSDM
15 55 (6.19%) MVC
16 53 (5.96%) ERP
16 53 (5.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 270 (30.37%) SQL
2 184 (20.70%) C#
3 145 (16.31%) Java
4 132 (14.85%) JavaScript
5 98 (11.02%) Python
6 66 (7.42%) PHP
7 43 (4.84%) C++
7 43 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 39 (4.39%) Ruby
8 39 (4.39%) T-SQL
9 37 (4.16%) Bash Shell
10 29 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.04%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.92%) VBA
13 19 (2.14%) Scala
14 18 (2.02%) C
15 17 (1.91%) Objective-C
15 17 (1.91%) Perl
16 13 (1.46%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 84 (9.45%) Degree
2 14 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.46%) ISEB
4 12 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.90%) ACCA
8 7 (0.79%) CIMA
8 7 (0.79%) MCSE
9 6 (0.67%) CISA
9 6 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.56%) APMP
10 5 (0.56%) CISM
10 5 (0.56%) CISSP
11 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.34%) MCSA
12 3 (0.34%) SANS
12 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.87%) QA
2 64 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (5.62%) SLA
4 42 (4.72%) PCI DSS
5 23 (2.59%) Data Quality
6 22 (2.47%) PMO
7 15 (1.69%) GDPR
8 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.34%) COBIT
10 3 (0.34%) P3O
11 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.11%) COSO
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.15%) Docker
3 26 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (4.05%) Puppet
3 18 (2.02%) Cobbler
3 18 (2.02%) Tivoli
4 15 (1.69%) Ansible
4 15 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (1.24%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.01%) SCCM
7 8 (0.90%) Mesos
8 7 (0.79%) Rancher
9 6 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.56%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 5 (0.56%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.45%) Terraform
12 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.22%) Nessus
12 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.22%) vRealize
12 2 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 176 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.99%) Oracle
3 55 (6.19%) VMware
4 45 (5.06%) SAP
5 39 (4.39%) Google
6 35 (3.94%) Xamarin
7 21 (2.36%) Sage
8 20 (2.25%) Twitter
9 19 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (2.02%) EnterpriseDB
10 18 (2.02%) IBM
10 18 (2.02%) Infor
11 15 (1.69%) Epicor
12 14 (1.57%) Citrix
12 14 (1.57%) Trillium
13 13 (1.46%) Samsung
14 12 (1.35%) Cisco
14 12 (1.35%) Workday
14 12 (1.35%) Xero
15 11 (1.24%) Tableau