Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 840 1116 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.01% 19.43% 14.47%
As % of the General category 56.76% 58.61% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1046 910
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1480 1904 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 29.97% 33.15% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1543 1403
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 302 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (23.10%) SQL
3 153 (18.21%) Microsoft
4 144 (17.14%) Scrum
5 140 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (15.12%) SQL Server
7 112 (13.33%) Project Management
8 107 (12.74%) Retail
9 106 (12.62%) .NET
10 93 (11.07%) C#
11 92 (10.95%) Degree
12 90 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 83 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
14 79 (9.40%) Windows
15 78 (9.29%) Oracle
16 76 (9.05%) Web Services
17 72 (8.57%) Java
18 69 (8.21%) JavaScript
18 69 (8.21%) UML
18 69 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 65 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
19 65 (7.74%) SDLC
20 64 (7.62%) XML
21 63 (7.50%) T-SQL
21 63 (7.50%) Business Analysis
22 62 (7.38%) PRINCE2
22 62 (7.38%) Test Automation
23 59 (7.02%) Marketing
24 58 (6.90%) ISEB
25 57 (6.79%) ASP.NET

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 (1.67%) SAS
2 9 (1.07%) Confluence
3 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.48%) CMS
5 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.36%) Apache
6 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.12%) nginx
8 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 29 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.60%) SPSS
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 11 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.60%) Sage X3
5 5 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (4.52%) Office 365
3 18 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.19%) PaaS
5 10 (1.19%) SaaS
6 7 (0.83%) IaaS
7 6 (0.71%) G Suite
7 6 (0.71%) Slack
8 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.48%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.12%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.26%) SAN
2 18 (2.14%) Internet
3 17 (2.02%) Firewall
4 14 (1.67%) VPN
5 10 (1.19%) WAN
6 9 (1.07%) Network Security
7 7 (0.83%) SNMP
8 6 (0.71%) DNS
8 6 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.60%) DHCP
9 5 (0.60%) LAN
10 4 (0.48%) DAB
11 3 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.36%) Value-Added Service
12 2 (0.24%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.24%) SMS
12 2 (0.24%) VoIP
12 2 (0.24%) WLAN
13 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 24 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (2.02%) MS Access
8 14 (1.67%) MySQL
9 13 (1.55%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (1.07%) Power BI
12 8 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.71%) SAP HANA
15 5 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 5 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (4.76%) Selenium
2 36 (4.29%) JIRA
3 33 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.10%) MSTest
4 26 (3.10%) NUnit
4 26 (3.10%) SoapUI
5 19 (2.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 14 (1.67%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.55%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.43%) FitNesse
10 10 (1.19%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.19%) Ranorex
11 9 (1.07%) MorphX
12 8 (0.95%) tSQLt
13 7 (0.83%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.71%) Appium
14 6 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 107 (12.74%) Retail
2 59 (7.02%) Marketing
3 46 (5.48%) Banking
4 35 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.93%) Legal
6 23 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.90%) Local Government
8 14 (1.67%) Games
9 12 (1.43%) Back Office
10 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.95%) Billing
12 6 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.60%) Law
14 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.36%) Automotive
15 3 (0.36%) Electronics
16 2 (0.24%) Advertising
16 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (32.74%) Analyst
2 117 (13.93%) Business Analyst
3 79 (9.40%) Developer
4 74 (8.81%) Consultant
5 66 (7.86%) Architect
6 62 (7.38%) Project Manager
7 55 (6.55%) Financial Analyst
7 55 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
8 45 (5.36%) Service Analyst
9 38 (4.52%) Finance Business Analyst
9 38 (4.52%) Test Analyst
10 33 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (3.69%) Senior Business Analyst
12 29 (3.45%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.21%) Software Engineer
14 26 (3.10%) .NET Software Engineer
14 26 (3.10%) C# Software Engineer
14 26 (3.10%) Development Manager
15 25 (2.98%) DBA
16 23 (2.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.62%) .NET
2 76 (9.05%) Web Services
3 64 (7.62%) XML
4 57 (6.79%) ASP.NET
5 52 (6.19%) SOAP
6 42 (5.00%) RESTful
7 39 (4.64%) CSS
7 39 (4.64%) HTML
7 39 (4.64%) jQuery
8 32 (3.81%) WCF
9 29 (3.45%) WPF
9 29 (3.45%) XSLT
10 28 (3.33%) WF
11 25 (2.98%) LINQ
11 25 (2.98%) Silverlight
12 21 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (2.38%) Middleware
14 18 (2.14%) XSD
15 15 (1.79%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 42 (5.00%) Fintech
4 28 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.55%) User Experience
7 11 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.07%) NHS
9 8 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.83%) FMCG
11 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.71%) PMI
12 5 (0.60%) Clustering
12 5 (0.60%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.48%) AS400
13 4 (0.48%) BYOD
13 4 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.40%) Windows
2 44 (5.24%) Linux
3 22 (2.62%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.43%) Mac OS X
5 8 (0.95%) Unix
5 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) AIX
8 4 (0.48%) Solaris
9 3 (0.36%) Android
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (17.14%) Scrum
3 140 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (13.33%) Project Management
5 69 (8.21%) UML
6 65 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (7.74%) SDLC
7 63 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 62 (7.38%) PRINCE2
8 62 (7.38%) Test Automation
9 53 (6.31%) Analytics
10 51 (6.07%) Migration
11 46 (5.48%) Use Case
12 45 (5.36%) Information Security
13 44 (5.24%) Risk Management
14 43 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (5.00%) Change Management
15 42 (5.00%) Software Engineering
16 41 (4.88%) Mentoring
16 41 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 194 (23.10%) SQL
2 93 (11.07%) C#
3 72 (8.57%) Java
4 69 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 63 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 42 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 37 (4.40%) C++
8 22 (2.62%) VB
9 20 (2.38%) PHP
10 17 (2.02%) VBA
11 16 (1.90%) Python
12 13 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.19%) X++
14 9 (1.07%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.07%) C
15 7 (0.83%) Scala
16 6 (0.71%) Ruby
16 6 (0.71%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (10.95%) Degree
2 58 (6.90%) ISEB
3 27 (3.21%) CISSP
4 26 (3.10%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.02%) CISM
5 17 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.79%) MCSA
7 14 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.43%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.95%) CISA
10 7 (0.83%) CCNA
10 7 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.83%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.71%) PMP
11 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (0.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (3.81%) PMO
2 26 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.14%) QA
4 10 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (0.71%) SLA
7 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.24%) GDPR
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 47 (5.60%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (0.83%) WMI
3 6 (0.71%) SCCM
4 5 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) SCOM
7 2 (0.24%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
8 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 153 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.29%) Oracle
3 46 (5.48%) SAP
4 39 (4.64%) VMware
5 29 (3.45%) Google
6 24 (2.86%) Citrix
7 22 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (2.62%) Tableau
8 17 (2.02%) Cisco
9 16 (1.90%) Rackspace
10 15 (1.79%) NetApp
11 12 (1.43%) Cognos
12 11 (1.31%) IBM
13 9 (1.07%) Pardot
14 7 (0.83%) HP
14 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.83%) Sage
15 6 (0.71%) LogRhythm
16 5 (0.60%) Alteryx
16 5 (0.60%) Apple