Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2356 3037 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.27% 16.65% 17.71%
As % of the General category 41.07% 43.67% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 2255 2847
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5737 6955 7220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.19% 38.14% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4498 5271 5695
Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +2.41% +1.22%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -4 1551 £45,000 +3.45% 63
East Midlands -1 786 £45,000 -10.00% 38
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 638 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (19.27%) SQL
3 363 (15.41%) Project Management
4 344 (14.60%) Microsoft
5 322 (13.67%) Banking
6 314 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 302 (12.82%) C#
8 301 (12.78%) HTML
9 300 (12.73%) Retail
10 298 (12.65%) JavaScript
11 289 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
12 277 (11.76%) .NET
13 270 (11.46%) Java
14 269 (11.42%) CSS
15 226 (9.59%) SQL Server
16 215 (9.13%) Oracle
17 214 (9.08%) ITIL
18 202 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
19 195 (8.28%) SAP
20 192 (8.15%) Scrum
21 184 (7.81%) PRINCE2
22 179 (7.60%) Degree
23 172 (7.30%) Marketing
24 171 (7.26%) Business Analysis
25 164 (6.96%) Manufacturing
26 161 (6.83%) SDLC
27 156 (6.62%) Analytics
28 154 (6.54%) Test Automation
29 152 (6.45%) ERP
30 150 (6.37%) Windows

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 65 (2.76%) SAS
2 47 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.15%) JBoss
4 22 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 18 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.64%) Confluence
8 13 (0.55%) Apache
9 10 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.34%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.30%) CMS
12 7 (0.30%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.21%) IIS
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 45 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.21%) Moqups
8 4 (0.17%) HipChat
9 3 (0.13%) InVision
9 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.13%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.085%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.042%) Revit
11 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (2.25%) SAP FI
2 48 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 48 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 34 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 23 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.85%) Cognos Controller
7 19 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 18 (0.76%) NetSuite
8 18 (0.76%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.72%) SAP VC
10 14 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
13 7 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
15 5 (0.21%) SAP HCM
16 4 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 118 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (2.38%) SaaS
4 43 (1.83%) Office 365
5 18 (0.76%) PaaS
6 17 (0.72%) IaaS
7 15 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.38%) Firebase
10 8 (0.34%) AdWords
10 8 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (0.25%) Force.com
11 6 (0.25%) GitHub
11 6 (0.25%) npm
12 5 (0.21%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 4 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.63%) Firewall
2 57 (2.42%) WAN
3 41 (1.74%) LAN
4 29 (1.23%) Network Security
5 27 (1.15%) Internet
6 22 (0.93%) Wireless
7 21 (0.89%) SAN
8 20 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.81%) VoIP
10 17 (0.72%) DNS
10 17 (0.72%) Extranet
11 16 (0.68%) SSL
12 13 (0.55%) BGP
12 13 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 13 (0.55%) HTTP
12 13 (0.55%) Skype
13 12 (0.51%) MPLS
13 12 (0.51%) OSPF
14 11 (0.47%) Bluetooth
15 10 (0.42%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (3.44%) MongoDB
4 71 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 55 (2.33%) MySQL
8 52 (2.21%) Relational Database
9 45 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
9 45 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 45 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (1.70%) QlikView
11 35 (1.49%) RavenDB
12 34 (1.44%) Base SAS
13 33 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 33 (1.40%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 28 (1.19%) Big Data
15 22 (0.93%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 19 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 70 (2.97%) JIRA
3 68 (2.89%) Selenium
4 54 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 41 (1.74%) JUnit
6 39 (1.66%) Visual Studio
7 37 (1.57%) Cucumber
7 37 (1.57%) SpecFlow
8 35 (1.49%) Maven
9 31 (1.32%) Subversion
10 22 (0.93%) Bitbucket
10 22 (0.93%) JMeter
10 22 (0.93%) WebDriver
11 21 (0.89%) SoapUI
12 20 (0.85%) JBehave
13 19 (0.81%) TestNG
14 18 (0.76%) ProC
15 17 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (0.68%) TeamCity
17 15 (0.64%) WATIR
General
1 322 (13.67%) Banking
2 300 (12.73%) Retail
3 172 (7.30%) Marketing
4 164 (6.96%) Manufacturing
5 85 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.76%) Legal
7 43 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.66%) Electronics
9 38 (1.61%) Advertising
10 35 (1.49%) Publishing
11 32 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.27%) Billing
13 26 (1.10%) Automotive
14 25 (1.06%) Law
15 17 (0.72%) Back Office
16 15 (0.64%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.55%) Games
18 8 (0.34%) Front Office
19 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 533 (22.62%) Developer
2 525 (22.28%) Analyst
3 229 (9.72%) Business Analyst
4 197 (8.36%) Project Manager
5 143 (6.07%) Consultant
6 140 (5.94%) Architect
7 122 (5.18%) .NET Developer
8 108 (4.58%) Senior Developer
9 107 (4.54%) Java Developer
10 96 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 81 (3.44%) IT Manager
12 68 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
13 62 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (2.55%) Software Developer
15 56 (2.38%) Junior
16 55 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
16 55 (2.33%) Senior Manager
16 55 (2.33%) Test Analyst
17 50 (2.12%) Applications Support
17 50 (2.12%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (12.78%) HTML
2 277 (11.76%) .NET
3 269 (11.42%) CSS
4 150 (6.37%) AngularJS
5 136 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 123 (5.22%) jQuery
7 116 (4.92%) HTML5
8 100 (4.24%) Web Services
9 94 (3.99%) CSS3
10 87 (3.69%) RESTful
11 86 (3.65%) Spring
12 85 (3.61%) XML
13 81 (3.44%) REST
14 73 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 71 (3.01%) .NET Framework
16 70 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 63 (2.67%) SOAP
18 45 (1.91%) Hibernate
19 36 (1.53%) Gherkin
20 35 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 289 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 111 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.82%) Fintech
5 77 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 58 (2.46%) User Experience
7 44 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 28 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (0.64%) Algorithms
14 13 (0.55%) Driving Licence
14 13 (0.55%) LIMS
15 11 (0.47%) NHS
15 11 (0.47%) Replication
15 11 (0.47%) Social Media
16 10 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 150 (6.37%) Windows
2 96 (4.07%) Linux
3 86 (3.65%) Unix
4 57 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.15%) Android
6 25 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.51%) AIX
13 11 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.34%) Solaris
15 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.17%) CentOS
17 2 (0.085%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.085%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.042%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (15.41%) Project Management
3 314 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 214 (9.08%) ITIL
5 202 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
6 192 (8.15%) Scrum
7 184 (7.81%) PRINCE2
8 171 (7.26%) Business Analysis
9 161 (6.83%) SDLC
10 156 (6.62%) Analytics
11 154 (6.54%) Test Automation
12 152 (6.45%) ERP
13 138 (5.86%) MVC
14 129 (5.48%) Waterfall
15 120 (5.09%) Change Management
16 108 (4.58%) Mentoring
17 107 (4.54%) CRM
18 105 (4.46%) BDD
18 105 (4.46%) TDD
19 104 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 454 (19.27%) SQL
2 302 (12.82%) C#
3 298 (12.65%) JavaScript
4 270 (11.46%) Java
5 81 (3.44%) PHP
6 75 (3.18%) T-SQL
7 55 (2.33%) Python
8 47 (1.99%) VB.NET
9 40 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.49%) C
11 34 (1.44%) VBA
12 31 (1.32%) Ruby
13 30 (1.27%) TypeScript
14 22 (0.93%) ABAP
14 22 (0.93%) Perl
14 22 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 22 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 21 (0.89%) XPath
16 20 (0.85%) C++
17 18 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (7.60%) Degree
2 85 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (2.89%) ISEB
4 46 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.70%) ACCA
6 39 (1.66%) CIMA
7 36 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 32 (1.36%) APMP
9 32 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (1.15%) CCNA
10 27 (1.15%) CISSP
10 27 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (0.98%) CCNP
11 23 (0.98%) Master's Degree
12 21 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 20 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (0.72%) MCSE
14 17 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (5.81%) QA
2 83 (3.52%) SLA
3 58 (2.46%) PMO
4 37 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 36 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.81%) COBIT
8 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 10 (0.42%) GDPR
10 6 (0.25%) GCP
10 6 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.21%) P3O
12 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.13%) MiFID
12 3 (0.13%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.085%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.042%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.042%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.32%) Docker
3 27 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.47%) vSphere
6 7 (0.30%) Firmware
6 7 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.17%) XenApp
8 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.085%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.085%) Xen
9 2 (0.085%) XenServer
10 1 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.042%) NFS
10 1 (0.042%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.042%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.68%) SCCM
3 14 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.47%) Ansible
4 11 (0.47%) Puppet
5 9 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.21%) Oozie
7 4 (0.17%) Netcool
8 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.13%) Nagios
8 3 (0.13%) Terraform
8 3 (0.13%) WSUS
9 2 (0.085%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.085%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.085%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.085%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.085%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 344 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 215 (9.13%) Oracle
3 195 (8.28%) SAP
4 59 (2.50%) Cognos
5 45 (1.91%) IBM
6 44 (1.87%) Cisco
7 43 (1.83%) Tableau
8 42 (1.78%) JD Edwards
9 41 (1.74%) Google
10 39 (1.66%) VMware
11 35 (1.49%) ServiceNow
12 30 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.10%) HP
13 26 (1.10%) Sage
14 20 (0.85%) Infor
14 20 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.81%) Informatica
16 17 (0.72%) Juniper
17 16 (0.68%) CheckPoint
17 16 (0.68%) SolarWinds