Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 849 1042 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.20% 19.16% 15.15%
As % of the General category 55.09% 57.41% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 685 957 987
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,600
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 1541 1815 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.22% 33.38% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1512 1668
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 274 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (22.03%) SQL
3 134 (15.78%) Microsoft
4 128 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (13.55%) Retail
6 96 (11.31%) .NET
7 93 (10.95%) Scrum
8 89 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
9 80 (9.42%) SQL Server
10 75 (8.83%) SDLC
11 72 (8.48%) Degree
11 72 (8.48%) Java
11 72 (8.48%) C#
12 71 (8.36%) Project Management
13 70 (8.24%) Oracle
14 69 (8.13%) Web Services
15 67 (7.89%) ITIL
15 67 (7.89%) Test Automation
16 66 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (7.42%) Marketing
18 60 (7.07%) JavaScript
19 56 (6.60%) Business Analysis
20 55 (6.48%) Information Security
20 55 (6.48%) XML
20 55 (6.48%) Windows
20 55 (6.48%) Analytics
21 54 (6.36%) Creative Thinking
22 52 (6.12%) Waterfall
23 51 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
23 51 (6.01%) 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 36 (4.24%) SAS
2 19 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.88%) Confluence
4 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.35%) Apache
6 3 (0.35%) CMS
6 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.35%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.94%) SPSS
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.82%) Workfront
3 6 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.47%) Magento
5 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.53%) Office 365
3 16 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.41%) SaaS
5 10 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.18%) PaaS
6 9 (1.06%) IaaS
7 6 (0.71%) G Suite
7 6 (0.71%) Slack
8 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.24%) FinancialForce
9 2 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.47%) Internet
2 19 (2.24%) Firewall
2 19 (2.24%) WAN
3 16 (1.88%) DNS
4 14 (1.65%) LAN
4 14 (1.65%) Network Security
5 12 (1.41%) VoIP
5 12 (1.41%) VPN
6 8 (0.94%) SAN
7 7 (0.82%) SNMP
7 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.71%) DHCP
8 6 (0.71%) MPLS
8 6 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.59%) Skype
10 4 (0.47%) Wireless
11 3 (0.35%) DSL
11 3 (0.35%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.35%) OSPF
11 3 (0.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.41%) MySQL
8 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.94%) MS Access
10 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.82%) Big Data
11 7 (0.82%) QlikView
12 5 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
13 4 (0.47%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 38 (4.48%) Selenium
2 27 (3.18%) JIRA
3 24 (2.83%) MSTest
3 24 (2.83%) NUnit
4 23 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.12%) SoapUI
7 17 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.88%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.53%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.30%) FitNesse
10 11 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (1.30%) Ranorex
11 9 (1.06%) MorphX
12 7 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.82%) tSQLt
12 7 (0.82%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.71%) Appium
13 6 (0.71%) Buildbot
14 5 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 115 (13.55%) Retail
2 63 (7.42%) Marketing
3 39 (4.59%) Banking
4 24 (2.83%) Legal
5 19 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.65%) Back Office
8 13 (1.53%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.30%) Billing
9 11 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.06%) Games
10 9 (1.06%) Local Government
11 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.71%) Retail Finance
13 3 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.24%) Advertising
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (27.80%) Analyst
2 97 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 94 (11.07%) Developer
4 80 (9.42%) Architect
5 71 (8.36%) Project Manager
6 69 (8.13%) Consultant
7 58 (6.83%) Senior Analyst
8 41 (4.83%) Financial Analyst
9 39 (4.59%) IT Manager
10 36 (4.24%) Service Analyst
11 31 (3.65%) Test Analyst
12 29 (3.42%) IT Analyst
13 27 (3.18%) Senior Business Analyst
14 26 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (2.94%) .NET Software Engineer
15 25 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
15 25 (2.94%) Software Engineer
16 22 (2.59%) Security Consultant
17 21 (2.47%) Finance Business Analyst
17 21 (2.47%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.31%) .NET
2 69 (8.13%) Web Services
3 55 (6.48%) XML
4 43 (5.06%) SOAP
5 39 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 37 (4.36%) HTML
7 36 (4.24%) RESTful
8 33 (3.89%) CSS
9 30 (3.53%) jQuery
10 28 (3.30%) WCF
10 28 (3.30%) WF
11 25 (2.94%) WPF
11 25 (2.94%) XSLT
12 24 (2.83%) LINQ
12 24 (2.83%) Silverlight
13 16 (1.88%) WSDL
14 15 (1.77%) XSD
15 14 (1.65%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.53%) React
17 11 (1.30%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.30%) Fintech
4 23 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.53%) User Experience
7 11 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (0.82%) PKI
8 7 (0.82%) Social Media
9 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.59%) Digital Signage
10 5 (0.59%) FMCG
10 5 (0.59%) NHS
11 4 (0.47%) BYOD
11 4 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.48%) Windows
2 35 (4.12%) Linux
3 21 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.88%) Unix
5 13 (1.53%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Android
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Fedora
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) SUSE
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (10.95%) Scrum
4 75 (8.83%) SDLC
5 71 (8.36%) Project Management
6 67 (7.89%) ITIL
6 67 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 66 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 56 (6.60%) Business Analysis
9 55 (6.48%) Analytics
9 55 (6.48%) Information Security
10 54 (6.36%) Creative Thinking
11 52 (6.12%) Waterfall
12 51 (6.01%) Digital Marketing
12 51 (6.01%) Service Delivery
13 50 (5.89%) PRINCE2
14 48 (5.65%) Software Engineering
15 47 (5.54%) UML
16 44 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (5.18%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 187 (22.03%) SQL
2 72 (8.48%) C#
2 72 (8.48%) Java
3 60 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 47 (5.54%) PL/SQL
5 43 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 38 (4.48%) C++
7 34 (4.00%) Python
8 23 (2.71%) PHP
9 14 (1.65%) Ruby
10 13 (1.53%) VBA
11 11 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.18%) VB
13 9 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.06%) C
13 9 (1.06%) X++
14 8 (0.94%) Scala
14 8 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.82%) R
16 5 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 72 (8.48%) Degree
2 36 (4.24%) ISEB
3 34 (4.00%) CISSP
4 19 (2.24%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.88%) CISM
6 15 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.71%) CCNA
10 6 (0.71%) CRISC
10 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.71%) PMP
11 5 (0.59%) CISA
11 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.47%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.35%) CCNP
13 3 (0.35%) CISMP
13 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (3.30%) PMO
3 19 (2.24%) GDPR
4 16 (1.88%) QA
5 15 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.77%) SLA
6 14 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 13 (1.53%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.24%) PSD2
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 41 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) Docker
3 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.24%) 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 15 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (1.77%) SCCM
2 12 (1.41%) Puppet
3 7 (0.82%) WMI
4 6 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (0.71%) Cobbler
4 6 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.59%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.47%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.24%) Grafana
7 2 (0.24%) Nagios
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 134 (15.78%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.24%) Oracle
3 51 (6.01%) SAP
4 28 (3.30%) Google
5 25 (2.94%) Tableau
6 22 (2.59%) Citrix
7 21 (2.47%) Cisco
8 19 (2.24%) VMware
9 13 (1.53%) Cognos
10 10 (1.18%) Twitter
11 9 (1.06%) Rackspace
12 8 (0.94%) Remedy
12 8 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.82%) Ariba
13 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.71%) HP
14 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.71%) Splunk
15 5 (0.59%) EnterpriseDB
16 4 (0.47%) Zend