The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 35 42 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.93% 13.50% 14.12%
As % of the General category 21.47% 36.21% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 41
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £30,450 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,317 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Leicester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 163 116 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 41.58% 37.30% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 152 59 74
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Leicester

Finance
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Leicester.

Salary trend for Finance in Leicester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Leicester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 16 (23.19%) Marketing
3 14 (20.29%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) CSS
4 13 (18.84%) SAS
4 13 (18.84%) Retail
5 12 (17.39%) Degree
5 12 (17.39%) Java
6 11 (15.94%) C#
6 11 (15.94%) .NET
6 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
6 11 (15.94%) ITIL
6 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
6 11 (15.94%) MVC
7 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
7 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
7 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (13.04%) EPoS
9 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 7 (10.14%) ERP
10 7 (10.14%) Oracle
11 6 (8.70%) C++
11 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
11 6 (8.70%) Linux
11 6 (8.70%) SLA
11 6 (8.70%) ISEB
11 6 (8.70%) Hyperion

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 13 (18.84%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SPSS
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) MS Project
5 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Retail-J
2 3 (4.35%) Infor M3
3 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.45%) Movex
4 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) MS Access
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.19%) Marketing
2 13 (18.84%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Applications Support
2 9 (13.04%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Campaign Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Applications Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Applications Support Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Support Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Graduate
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) ERP Support
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Support
8 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) CSS
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
2 11 (15.94%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.70%) Ajax
4 6 (8.70%) jQuery
5 5 (7.25%) WCF
5 5 (7.25%) XML
6 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.35%) EDI
7 3 (4.35%) JPA
7 3 (4.35%) REST
7 3 (4.35%) Spring
7 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.90%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) EPoS
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Fintech
4 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
1 11 (15.94%) MVC
2 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
2 10 (14.49%) Supplier Management
3 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.14%) ERP
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Actionable Insight
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Customer Segmentation
6 5 (7.25%) Marketing Strategy
6 5 (7.25%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (7.25%) SDLC
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.35%) Line Management
8 3 (4.35%) Time Management
8 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) R
5 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) CIMA
3 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ACCA
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) CODA
2 6 (8.70%) Hyperion
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Infor
5 3 (4.35%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) FNZ
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