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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.71% 25.45% 11.28%
As % of the General category 30.00% 47.46% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 9
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £40,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £70,000 £61,500
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10 59 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 35.71% 53.64% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 46 37
Median salary £52,500 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +64.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (7.69%) Fintech
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (7.69%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
8 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Cognos Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) TM1 Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Sales Director
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) SAP