Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,336 2,745 2,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.44% 16.58% 16.32%
As % of the General category 42.12% 44.32% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,754 2,055 2,409
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
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 5,546 6,193 6,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.66% 37.41% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,296 4,731 5,090
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,837
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +1.58% +2.40%
10th Percentile £25,063 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -3 1,527 £45,000 - 274
East Midlands -1 791 £47,500 -5.00% 174
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 630 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (18.19%) SQL
3 405 (17.34%) Microsoft
4 335 (14.34%) Project Management
5 326 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
6 303 (12.97%) Retail
7 280 (11.99%) Banking
8 279 (11.94%) C#
9 274 (11.73%) JavaScript
10 269 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 259 (11.09%) HTML
12 256 (10.96%) Java
13 251 (10.74%) .NET
13 251 (10.74%) SQL Server
14 242 (10.36%) Manufacturing
15 235 (10.06%) CSS
16 218 (9.33%) SAP
17 192 (8.22%) ITIL
18 191 (8.18%) Windows
19 187 (8.01%) ERP
20 185 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
21 179 (7.66%) Oracle
22 178 (7.62%) Scrum
23 177 (7.58%) Business Analysis
24 176 (7.53%) PRINCE2
25 172 (7.36%) Degree
26 168 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
27 166 (7.11%) Test Automation
27 166 (7.11%) SDLC
28 156 (6.68%) QA

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 54 (2.31%) SAS
1 54 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 23 (0.98%) JBoss
5 21 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 18 (0.77%) Apache Spark
7 17 (0.73%) Confluence
8 13 (0.56%) Apache
9 10 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.43%) WordPress
10 8 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.30%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
14 4 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.17%) HipChat
7 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.086%) InVision
8 2 (0.086%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.043%) Moqups
9 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 60 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
2 55 (2.35%) SAP FI
3 51 (2.18%) SAP CO
3 51 (2.18%) SAP FI/CO
4 45 (1.93%) Dynamics NAV
5 35 (1.50%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.98%) SAP ERP
7 22 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
8 19 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (0.73%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 17 (0.73%) SAP VC
10 14 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
11 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
14 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
15 8 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
16 7 (0.30%) Cognos Controller
16 7 (0.30%) SAP QM
17 6 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 168 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.65%) SaaS
4 48 (2.05%) Office 365
5 39 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (1.16%) IaaS
7 27 (1.16%) PaaS
8 14 (0.60%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.34%) AdWords
12 7 (0.30%) GitHub
13 6 (0.26%) npm
14 4 (0.17%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 4 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 2 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.086%) FinancialForce
15 2 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.57%) Firewall
2 44 (1.88%) WAN
3 38 (1.63%) LAN
4 28 (1.20%) Internet
5 26 (1.11%) SAN
6 24 (1.03%) Network Security
7 23 (0.98%) VoIP
8 20 (0.86%) SSL
9 19 (0.81%) DNS
10 15 (0.64%) MPLS
11 14 (0.60%) Extranet
12 13 (0.56%) HTTP
13 12 (0.51%) IPsec
13 12 (0.51%) VPN
14 11 (0.47%) Skype
15 10 (0.43%) Ethernet
15 10 (0.43%) Wireless
16 9 (0.39%) VLAN
17 8 (0.34%) DHCP
17 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 73 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (2.44%) MySQL
7 50 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 49 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 45 (1.93%) Big Data
10 40 (1.71%) RavenDB
11 33 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (1.37%) QlikView
13 31 (1.33%) Relational Database
14 29 (1.24%) Base SAS
14 29 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 29 (1.24%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 25 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (0.94%) OLTP
17 20 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 75 (3.21%) JIRA
2 71 (3.04%) Selenium
3 60 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 59 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.63%) Maven
6 34 (1.46%) SoapUI
6 34 (1.46%) Subversion
7 33 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 29 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 24 (1.03%) eCATT
11 24 (1.03%) LSMW
12 23 (0.98%) JUnit
13 21 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 18 (0.77%) JMeter
15 14 (0.60%) ProC
16 13 (0.56%) gulp
16 13 (0.56%) HP UFT
16 13 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 303 (12.97%) Retail
2 280 (11.99%) Banking
3 242 (10.36%) Manufacturing
4 142 (6.08%) Marketing
5 78 (3.34%) Publishing
6 76 (3.25%) Advertising
7 71 (3.04%) Legal
8 69 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.93%) Billing
10 44 (1.88%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.03%) Automotive
12 24 (1.03%) Law
13 20 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 19 (0.81%) Electronics
15 17 (0.73%) Games
16 15 (0.64%) Back Office
17 12 (0.51%) International Banking
18 9 (0.39%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 505 (21.62%) Analyst
2 473 (20.25%) Developer
3 231 (9.89%) Consultant
4 223 (9.55%) Business Analyst
5 209 (8.95%) Project Manager
6 149 (6.38%) Architect
7 113 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 91 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 83 (3.55%) IT Manager
10 82 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 81 (3.47%) SAP Consultant
12 75 (3.21%) C# Developer
13 70 (3.00%) Senior Manager
14 63 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
15 61 (2.61%) Test Analyst
16 57 (2.44%) Support Analyst
17 56 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
18 55 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
19 52 (2.23%) IT Project Manager
20 51 (2.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (11.09%) HTML
2 251 (10.74%) .NET
3 235 (10.06%) CSS
4 151 (6.46%) AngularJS
5 113 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 108 (4.62%) jQuery
7 104 (4.45%) Web Services
8 98 (4.20%) RESTful
9 93 (3.98%) HTML5
10 82 (3.51%) REST
11 76 (3.25%) XML
12 75 (3.21%) CSS3
13 71 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (2.78%) .NET Framework
15 59 (2.53%) Spring
15 59 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 58 (2.48%) SOAP
17 51 (2.18%) React
18 49 (2.10%) Node.js
19 40 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 326 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (4.75%) Computer Science
3 101 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.00%) Fintech
5 66 (2.83%) Data Centre
6 61 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (2.35%) User Experience
8 31 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.03%) LIMS
12 21 (0.90%) NHS
13 18 (0.77%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.60%) PMI
15 13 (0.56%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.47%) Clustering
16 11 (0.47%) Driving Licence
17 9 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
18 8 (0.34%) BBC
18 8 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 191 (8.18%) Windows
2 125 (5.35%) Linux
3 92 (3.94%) Unix
4 79 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (1.11%) Android
7 22 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.56%) AIX
14 5 (0.21%) Solaris
15 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.13%) CentOS
17 2 (0.086%) HPUX
17 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (14.34%) Project Management
3 269 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 192 (8.22%) ITIL
5 187 (8.01%) ERP
6 185 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 178 (7.62%) Scrum
8 177 (7.58%) Business Analysis
9 176 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 166 (7.11%) SDLC
10 166 (7.11%) Test Automation
11 130 (5.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 123 (5.27%) Analytics
13 119 (5.09%) Waterfall
14 117 (5.01%) CRM
15 116 (4.97%) Mentoring
16 115 (4.92%) MVC
17 111 (4.75%) Migration
18 108 (4.62%) Software Engineering
18 108 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 425 (18.19%) SQL
2 279 (11.94%) C#
3 274 (11.73%) JavaScript
4 256 (10.96%) Java
5 76 (3.25%) PHP
6 58 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 57 (2.44%) Python
8 48 (2.05%) C
9 47 (2.01%) ABAP
10 42 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 37 (1.58%) C++
12 35 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 30 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.20%) Ruby
15 23 (0.98%) VBA
16 22 (0.94%) Perl
16 22 (0.94%) Scala
17 20 (0.86%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.77%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.56%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (7.36%) Degree
2 76 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (2.70%) ISEB
4 51 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 34 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 34 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (1.41%) ACCA
7 29 (1.24%) APMP
7 29 (1.24%) CIMA
7 29 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.94%) CISSP
10 22 (0.94%) MCSE
11 20 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.81%) CCNA
12 19 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.73%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.64%) CCNP
15 13 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (6.68%) QA
2 76 (3.25%) SLA
3 58 (2.48%) PMO
4 30 (1.28%) GCP
5 27 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.90%) GDPR
8 18 (0.77%) COBIT
9 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.21%) P3O
13 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.13%) NIST 800
15 2 (0.086%) MiFID
15 2 (0.086%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 1 (0.043%) SEPA
16 1 (0.043%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 62 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 40 (1.71%) Docker
3 37 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.60%) vSphere
6 8 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.17%) XenApp
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.086%) Firmware
10 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.086%) Xen
10 2 (0.086%) XenServer
11 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.043%) HDFS
11 1 (0.043%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.16%) Puppet
4 26 (1.11%) Ansible
5 24 (1.03%) SCCM
6 16 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.21%) Oozie
8 5 (0.21%) SCOM
8 5 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.17%) Netcool
9 4 (0.17%) WSUS
10 3 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.13%) Nagios
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 405 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 218 (9.33%) SAP
3 179 (7.66%) Oracle
4 52 (2.23%) VMware
5 48 (2.05%) JD Edwards
6 45 (1.93%) Sage
7 42 (1.80%) Infor
8 41 (1.76%) Google
9 39 (1.67%) Cognos
9 39 (1.67%) Epicor
10 38 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.50%) Tableau
12 31 (1.33%) Cisco
13 29 (1.24%) ServiceNow
14 28 (1.20%) HP
15 27 (1.16%) IBM
16 25 (1.07%) IFS
17 23 (0.98%) Citrix
18 22 (0.94%) Red Hat
19 17 (0.73%) Informatica