Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 866 953 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.23% 17.90% 16.84%
As % of the General category 54.13% 55.93% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 697 844 1,030
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
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 1,600 1,704 2,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.68% 32.00% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,410 1,752
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 302 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (22.52%) SQL
3 143 (16.51%) Retail
4 133 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (13.05%) .NET
6 111 (12.82%) Scrum
7 109 (12.59%) Microsoft
8 105 (12.12%) ITIL
9 93 (10.74%) C#
10 90 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 85 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
12 81 (9.35%) Oracle
13 77 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
14 75 (8.66%) Java
15 73 (8.43%) SQL Server
15 73 (8.43%) SDLC
16 63 (7.27%) JavaScript
17 61 (7.04%) Web Services
17 61 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 60 (6.93%) Project Management
19 59 (6.81%) DSDM
20 57 (6.58%) DevOps
21 56 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (6.47%) Information Security
22 54 (6.24%) Service Delivery
23 53 (6.12%) Software Engineering
24 52 (6.00%) PL/SQL
24 52 (6.00%) Degree
25 51 (5.89%) Python
25 51 (5.89%) Business Analysis

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 37 (4.27%) SAS
2 23 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.50%) Confluence
4 6 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.35%) Apache
5 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.35%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.23%) CMS
6 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.58%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.81%) Workfront
2 4 (0.46%) Magento
3 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.35%) Office 365
4 27 (3.12%) SaaS
5 26 (3.00%) PaaS
6 25 (2.89%) IaaS
7 13 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.92%) G Suite
9 8 (0.92%) Slack
10 3 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.23%) FinancialForce
11 2 (0.23%) GitHub
12 1 (0.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.81%) Firewall
2 32 (3.70%) Network Security
2 32 (3.70%) WAN
3 30 (3.46%) DNS
4 28 (3.23%) VoIP
5 24 (2.77%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.31%) LAN
7 17 (1.96%) VLAN
7 17 (1.96%) Wireless
8 16 (1.85%) VPN
9 14 (1.62%) HTTP
9 14 (1.62%) Internet
10 12 (1.39%) VPLS
11 11 (1.27%) MPLS
12 9 (1.04%) DWDM
12 9 (1.04%) HTTPS
12 9 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (1.04%) IPsec
12 9 (1.04%) Wireless Security
13 7 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.15%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 8 (0.92%) MS Access
8 6 (0.69%) Base SAS
8 6 (0.69%) Big Data
8 6 (0.69%) QlikView
8 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.46%) MySQL
11 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (5.43%) Selenium
2 31 (3.58%) Cucumber
3 23 (2.66%) MSTest
3 23 (2.66%) NUnit
4 20 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
5 19 (2.19%) JIRA
5 19 (2.19%) SoapUI
5 19 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 17 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.73%) Ranorex
9 15 (1.73%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.50%) Buildbot
11 10 (1.15%) Appium
12 7 (0.81%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.69%) JMeter
13 6 (0.69%) tSQLt
13 6 (0.69%) WATIR
General
1 143 (16.51%) Retail
2 43 (4.97%) Marketing
3 31 (3.58%) Legal
4 28 (3.23%) Banking
5 14 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.50%) Billing
7 11 (1.27%) Local Government
7 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.92%) General Ledger
9 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.69%) Back Office
11 5 (0.58%) Advertising
11 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.58%) Retail Finance
12 4 (0.46%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (26.33%) Analyst
2 106 (12.24%) Business Analyst
2 106 (12.24%) Developer
3 88 (10.16%) Architect
4 71 (8.20%) Consultant
5 61 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 53 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
7 49 (5.66%) IT Manager
8 35 (4.04%) Financial Analyst
9 30 (3.46%) Service Analyst
10 29 (3.35%) Tester
11 27 (3.12%) Service Manager
12 26 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
12 26 (3.00%) Test Analyst
13 25 (2.89%) Software Developer
13 25 (2.89%) Software Engineer
13 25 (2.89%) SQL Developer
14 24 (2.77%) .NET Software Engineer
14 24 (2.77%) C# Software Engineer
14 24 (2.77%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (13.05%) .NET
2 61 (7.04%) Web Services
3 48 (5.54%) ASP.NET
4 42 (4.85%) XML
5 34 (3.93%) CSS
5 34 (3.93%) SOAP
6 33 (3.81%) HTML
7 30 (3.46%) RESTful
8 26 (3.00%) WCF
8 26 (3.00%) WF
9 24 (2.77%) jQuery
9 24 (2.77%) XSLT
10 23 (2.66%) LINQ
10 23 (2.66%) Silverlight
10 23 (2.66%) WPF
11 20 (2.31%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.39%) Entity Framework
12 12 (1.39%) Middleware
12 12 (1.39%) SailPoint
12 12 (1.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 28 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (1.85%) Fintech
5 15 (1.73%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.39%) PKI
7 10 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (0.92%) Social Media
9 8 (0.92%) User Experience
10 7 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.58%) Digital Signage
11 5 (0.58%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.35%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.35%) FMCG
12 3 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.54%) Windows
2 36 (4.16%) Linux
3 23 (2.66%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.54%) Unix
5 11 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.23%) Android
8 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
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%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (34.87%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (12.82%) Scrum
4 105 (12.12%) ITIL
5 90 (10.39%) Test Automation
6 77 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (8.43%) SDLC
8 60 (6.93%) Project Management
9 59 (6.81%) DSDM
10 57 (6.58%) DevOps
11 56 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (6.47%) Information Security
12 54 (6.24%) Service Delivery
13 53 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 51 (5.89%) Business Analysis
15 48 (5.54%) Data Analysis
16 45 (5.20%) Service Management
17 44 (5.08%) BDD
17 44 (5.08%) UML
18 41 (4.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 195 (22.52%) SQL
2 93 (10.74%) C#
3 75 (8.66%) Java
4 63 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 52 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 51 (5.89%) Python
7 42 (4.85%) C++
8 41 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.46%) PHP
10 29 (3.35%) Ruby
11 19 (2.19%) C
12 14 (1.62%) Scala
12 14 (1.62%) VBA
13 13 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.50%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.81%) R
14 7 (0.81%) VB
15 5 (0.58%) Go
15 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (6.00%) Degree
2 31 (3.58%) CISSP
3 23 (2.66%) ISEB
4 18 (2.08%) CISM
4 18 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.27%) CISA
6 11 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.69%) CCNA
8 6 (0.69%) CRISC
8 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.58%) SANS
10 4 (0.46%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.46%) GIAC
10 4 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (4.27%) GDPR
3 31 (3.58%) PCI DSS
4 26 (3.00%) PMO
5 14 (1.62%) SLA
6 9 (1.04%) QA
7 8 (0.92%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.69%) ISO 31000
10 5 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.35%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.23%) P3O
13 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.12%) PSD2
13 1 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 31 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.12%) RACF
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.08%) Puppet
3 12 (1.39%) Cobbler
3 12 (1.39%) SCCM
3 12 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.04%) Nessus
5 6 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.46%) Aspera SmartTrack
8 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.35%) WMI
9 2 (0.23%) Nagios
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.23%) Terraform
10 1 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.12%) Grafana
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 109 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.35%) Oracle
3 39 (4.50%) Google
4 32 (3.70%) Cisco
5 27 (3.12%) Tableau
6 22 (2.54%) SAP
6 22 (2.54%) Twitter
7 21 (2.42%) VMware
8 15 (1.73%) Rackspace
9 12 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.27%) EnterpriseDB
11 10 (1.15%) Cognos
12 9 (1.04%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.04%) Juniper
12 9 (1.04%) Qualys
13 8 (0.92%) Citrix
13 8 (0.92%) Remedy
14 7 (0.81%) Ariba
14 7 (0.81%) Capita
14 7 (0.81%) ServiceNow