Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 997 918 1,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.97% 17.99% 18.91%
As % of the General category 54.69% 58.29% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 839 829 1,072
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,000 £70,563
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.59%

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 1,823 1,575 2,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.34% 30.86% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,467 1,354 1,614
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 382 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (28.18%) SQL
3 218 (21.87%) C#
4 211 (21.16%) Retail
5 188 (18.86%) Microsoft
6 183 (18.36%) .NET
7 178 (17.85%) Java
8 142 (14.24%) JavaScript
9 139 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 138 (13.84%) ITIL
11 125 (12.54%) Python
12 122 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 118 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
14 115 (11.53%) Scrum
15 110 (11.03%) DevOps
16 103 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
17 98 (9.83%) Test Automation
18 94 (9.43%) SQL Server
19 91 (9.13%) TDD
20 90 (9.03%) Degree
20 90 (9.03%) PHP
21 89 (8.93%) Project Management
22 86 (8.63%) SDLC
23 81 (8.12%) ASP.NET
24 80 (8.02%) MVC
25 79 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
25 79 (7.92%) QA
26 78 (7.82%) Web Services
26 78 (7.82%) Oracle
27 76 (7.62%) CSS

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 28 (2.81%) SAS
2 23 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.90%) Apache
6 7 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.70%) nginx
7 6 (0.60%) IIS
8 5 (0.50%) OpenEdge
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.30%) JBoss
10 3 (0.30%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Drupal
11 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (2.01%) NetSuite
3 17 (1.71%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.60%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.50%) assyst
5 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.40%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.20%) Sage 1000
7 2 (0.20%) Sage 500
7 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.10%) Movex
8 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 139 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.61%) PaaS
4 36 (3.61%) IaaS
5 34 (3.41%) SaaS
6 30 (3.01%) Office 365
7 17 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.50%) G Suite
10 5 (0.50%) Slack
11 2 (0.20%) CallidusCloud
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) npm
11 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.10%) Akamai
12 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.12%) Firewall
2 41 (4.11%) Network Security
3 36 (3.61%) WAN
4 26 (2.61%) DNS
4 26 (2.61%) VoIP
5 23 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.01%) VLAN
7 19 (1.91%) LAN
7 19 (1.91%) Wireless
8 18 (1.81%) HTTP
9 17 (1.71%) HTTPS
9 17 (1.71%) VPN
10 16 (1.60%) VPLS
10 16 (1.60%) Wireless Security
11 15 (1.50%) DWDM
11 15 (1.50%) IPsec
12 11 (1.10%) SAN
13 10 (1.00%) Symposium
14 9 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.81%) Big Data
7 16 (1.60%) MS Access
7 16 (1.60%) MySQL
7 16 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.10%) Base SAS
11 9 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.61%) Selenium
3 36 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (3.11%) JIRA
5 29 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 24 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 21 (2.11%) Bitbucket
8 20 (2.01%) Subversion
9 19 (1.91%) MSTest
9 19 (1.91%) NUnit
10 18 (1.81%) Jasmine
10 18 (1.81%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.81%) Mocha
11 15 (1.50%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.40%) Buildbot
12 14 (1.40%) Ranorex
12 14 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.30%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.10%) JMeter
15 10 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 211 (21.16%) Retail
2 53 (5.32%) Marketing
3 37 (3.71%) Legal
4 34 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 26 (2.61%) Banking
6 24 (2.41%) Advertising
7 23 (2.31%) Local Government
7 23 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.71%) Back Office
9 15 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.90%) Law
11 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.50%) Games
13 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 216 (21.66%) Developer
2 213 (21.36%) Analyst
3 63 (6.32%) Business Analyst
4 59 (5.92%) .NET Developer
4 59 (5.92%) Architect
5 58 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (5.72%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.12%) Consultant
7 51 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 45 (4.51%) Incident Manager
9 40 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
10 38 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 37 (3.71%) Project Manager
11 37 (3.71%) Security Specialist
12 32 (3.21%) Platform Engineer
12 32 (3.21%) Software Developer
13 30 (3.01%) IT Manager
13 30 (3.01%) Tester
14 28 (2.81%) Software Tester
15 27 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (18.36%) .NET
2 81 (8.12%) ASP.NET
3 78 (7.82%) Web Services
4 76 (7.62%) CSS
5 70 (7.02%) HTML
6 50 (5.02%) jQuery
6 50 (5.02%) XML
7 44 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (4.21%) Spring
9 41 (4.11%) RESTful
10 38 (3.81%) Node.js
11 33 (3.31%) SOAP
12 31 (3.11%) AngularJS
13 30 (3.01%) HTML5
14 28 (2.81%) .NET Framework
15 23 (2.31%) React
16 22 (2.21%) Hibernate
17 21 (2.11%) WSDL
18 20 (2.01%) LINQ
19 19 (1.91%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 27 (2.71%) User Experience
5 24 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.30%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.00%) Biotechnology
10 10 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.80%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.50%) Fintech
13 4 (0.40%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.40%) NHS
13 4 (0.40%) PMI
14 3 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.30%) FMCG
14 3 (0.30%) Social Media
15 2 (0.20%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.62%) Windows
2 47 (4.71%) Linux
3 24 (2.41%) Android
4 23 (2.31%) Unix
5 15 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (13.84%) ITIL
3 122 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
5 115 (11.53%) Scrum
6 110 (11.03%) DevOps
7 98 (9.83%) Test Automation
8 91 (9.13%) TDD
9 89 (8.93%) Project Management
10 86 (8.63%) SDLC
11 80 (8.02%) MVC
12 75 (7.52%) Incident Management
13 68 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (6.82%) DSDM
14 65 (6.52%) Mentoring
15 64 (6.42%) Software Engineering
16 62 (6.22%) Service Management
17 61 (6.12%) OO
18 58 (5.82%) Service Delivery
19 57 (5.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 281 (28.18%) SQL
2 218 (21.87%) C#
3 178 (17.85%) Java
4 142 (14.24%) JavaScript
5 125 (12.54%) Python
6 90 (9.03%) PHP
7 51 (5.12%) T-SQL
8 46 (4.61%) Ruby
9 42 (4.21%) C++
10 39 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 35 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.01%) Shell Script
13 27 (2.71%) C
13 27 (2.71%) Scala
14 23 (2.31%) VBA
15 19 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.60%) Perl
17 13 (1.30%) R
18 10 (1.00%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (9.03%) Degree
2 21 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.50%) CISM
4 15 (1.50%) CISSP
5 14 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.30%) CISA
6 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.20%) ISEB
8 11 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 10 (1.00%) ACCA
10 9 (0.90%) CIMA
10 9 (0.90%) MCSE
11 6 (0.60%) GIAC
11 6 (0.60%) SANS
12 5 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.50%) MCSA
12 5 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.92%) QA
2 52 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 48 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (3.61%) SLA
5 18 (1.81%) PMO
6 17 (1.71%) GDPR
7 15 (1.50%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.40%) COBIT
8 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.40%) P3O
9 3 (0.30%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.10%) COSO
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.71%) Docker
3 14 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (3.31%) Puppet
2 32 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.91%) Nessus
4 18 (1.81%) Cobbler
4 18 (1.81%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.00%) Ansible
7 9 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (0.90%) Rancher
8 7 (0.70%) SCCM
9 5 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.50%) Aspera SmartTrack
9 5 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.30%) Terraform
11 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.10%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 78 (7.82%) Oracle
3 49 (4.91%) Google
4 47 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (3.71%) SAP
6 36 (3.61%) VMware
7 27 (2.71%) Twitter
8 22 (2.21%) Cisco
9 19 (1.91%) Sage
9 19 (1.91%) Tableau
10 18 (1.81%) EnterpriseDB
10 18 (1.81%) Samsung
11 16 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.60%) Infor
11 16 (1.60%) Juniper
11 16 (1.60%) Qualys
12 14 (1.40%) Epicor
12 14 (1.40%) Xerox
13 11 (1.10%) Workday
13 11 (1.10%) Xamarin