Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 367 563 1,024
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 15.61% 18.06% 21.40%
As % of the General category 46.16% 56.30% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 336 443 906
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 795 1,000 1,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.82% 32.07% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 634 788 1,612
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +1.10%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Leeds.

Salary trend for Finance in Leeds

Finance
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Leeds over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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.

1 144 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (20.98%) C#
3 76 (20.71%) AWS
4 73 (19.89%) SQL
5 69 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (17.17%) .NET
7 60 (16.35%) Azure
7 60 (16.35%) DevOps
8 58 (15.80%) Java
9 55 (14.99%) Microsoft
10 53 (14.44%) Scrum
11 50 (13.62%) Windows
11 50 (13.62%) SQL Server
12 48 (13.08%) Test Automation
13 46 (12.53%) JavaScript
13 46 (12.53%) Software Engineering
14 43 (11.72%) Software Delivery
15 38 (10.35%) Project Management
16 37 (10.08%) Python
16 37 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (8.99%) Degree
18 32 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (8.45%) ITIL
19 31 (8.45%) Git (software)
19 31 (8.45%) Project Delivery
20 28 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (7.36%) TDD
22 26 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
22 26 (7.08%) AngularJS
23 25 (6.81%) JIRA

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 14 (3.81%) Confluence
2 13 (3.54%) IIS
3 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.82%) Apache
6 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) Mule
7 2 (0.54%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.27%) CICS
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Weka
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) assyst
1 7 (1.91%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.63%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.54%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.54%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 76 (20.71%) AWS
2 60 (16.35%) Azure
3 17 (4.63%) Power Platform
4 13 (3.54%) Trello
5 12 (3.27%) Serverless
6 11 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.72%) Office 365
8 9 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.45%) GCP
9 7 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.91%) GitHub
9 7 (1.91%) IaaS
10 6 (1.63%) PaaS
11 5 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) NuGet
12 3 (0.82%) SaaS
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon SageMaker
13 2 (0.54%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.36%) FTP
1 5 (1.36%) SAN
2 3 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.54%) Modbus
3 2 (0.54%) Network Security
3 2 (0.54%) RS-485
3 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.63%) Power BI
3 13 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.00%) MySQL
5 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.36%) Redis
8 4 (1.09%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.82%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.81%) JIRA
4 22 (5.99%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.45%) Selenium
6 17 (4.63%) Ranorex
7 10 (2.72%) WebDriver
8 9 (2.45%) Maven
8 9 (2.45%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.18%) NUnit
10 7 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.63%) JMeter
12 5 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.09%) MSTest
14 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.82%) SonarQube
15 2 (0.54%) Snyk
15 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (5.99%) Banking
2 20 (5.45%) Legal
3 15 (4.09%) Retail
4 14 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 11 (3.00%) Law
6 5 (1.36%) Publishing
6 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Back Office
8 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 3 (0.82%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (17.17%) Developer
2 57 (15.53%) Analyst
3 28 (7.63%) Software Engineer
4 21 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 20 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.18%) Platform Engineer
7 18 (4.90%) Technical Leader
8 16 (4.36%) .NET Developer
8 16 (4.36%) Pega Developer
8 16 (4.36%) Service Analyst
9 14 (3.81%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (3.54%) Architect
10 13 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.27%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (3.27%) Financial Analyst
11 12 (3.27%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.17%) .NET
2 26 (7.08%) AngularJS
3 24 (6.54%) .NET Framework
4 22 (5.99%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.36%) CSS
6 14 (3.81%) Web Services
7 13 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (3.54%) XML
8 11 (3.00%) HTML
8 11 (3.00%) jQuery
8 11 (3.00%) REST
9 10 (2.72%) .NET Core
9 10 (2.72%) Entity Framework
9 10 (2.72%) SOAP
10 8 (2.18%) React
10 8 (2.18%) RESTful
11 6 (1.63%) ODBC
12 5 (1.36%) MSMQ
12 5 (1.36%) WCF
12 5 (1.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.18%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.91%) Cloud Native
4 7 (1.91%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.54%) PKI
8 2 (0.54%) PMI
9 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.62%) Windows
2 21 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (5.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (4.90%) Linux
5 9 (2.45%) Android
6 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.63%) Unix
7 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (16.35%) DevOps
4 53 (14.44%) Scrum
5 48 (13.08%) Test Automation
6 46 (12.53%) Software Engineering
7 43 (11.72%) Software Delivery
8 38 (10.35%) Project Management
9 37 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (8.45%) ITIL
11 31 (8.45%) Project Delivery
12 27 (7.36%) TDD
13 25 (6.81%) MVC
13 25 (6.81%) SDLC
14 24 (6.54%) BDD
14 24 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (6.54%) Workflow
15 23 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (6.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (20.98%) C#
2 73 (19.89%) SQL
3 58 (15.80%) Java
4 46 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 37 (10.08%) Python
6 20 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.81%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.54%) Ruby
9 12 (3.27%) C
10 8 (2.18%) C++
10 8 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.63%) COBOL
12 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.36%) Perl
13 5 (1.36%) PHP
13 5 (1.36%) VBScript
14 4 (1.09%) Scala
14 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.82%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 33 (8.99%) Degree
2 12 (3.27%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.00%) ISEB
4 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.36%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.36%) MCSA
5 5 (1.36%) MCSE
5 5 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.09%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.09%) CISSP
6 4 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) CCNA
8 2 (0.54%) ACCA
8 2 (0.54%) CCNP
8 2 (0.54%) CISA
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.27%) QA
2 10 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.45%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.63%) SLA
6 5 (1.36%) GDPR
7 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.09%) Docker
2 7 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (4.63%) Puppet
3 12 (3.27%) Terraform
4 11 (3.00%) Ansible
5 10 (2.72%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.09%) Cobbler
7 4 (1.09%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.82%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.54%) Istio
9 2 (0.54%) linkerd
9 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.54%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.54%) Rancher
9 2 (0.54%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.81%) Oracle
3 18 (4.90%) Pega
4 15 (4.09%) Facebook
4 15 (4.09%) Twitter
5 14 (3.81%) SAP
6 13 (3.54%) VMware
7 10 (2.72%) Cisco
8 9 (2.45%) Hitachi
9 8 (2.18%) IBM
10 7 (1.91%) Google
10 7 (1.91%) iManage
11 6 (1.63%) Citrix
11 6 (1.63%) Intapp
11 6 (1.63%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.36%) Dell
12 5 (1.36%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.36%) IBM Sterling
12 5 (1.36%) Veeam
12 5 (1.36%) Zerto