Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,501 2,136 2,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.15% 16.11% 15.23%
As % of the General category 39.06% 39.99% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,578 1,821
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 3,843 5,342 6,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.67% 40.30% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,870 3,939 4,721
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +6.83% -5.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 -5 978 £47,500 +5.56% 216
East Midlands -3 521 £47,500 +5.56% 130
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 344 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (19.85%) Microsoft
3 287 (19.12%) SQL
4 221 (14.72%) Project Management
5 209 (13.92%) Azure
6 195 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 192 (12.79%) SQL Server
8 188 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
9 170 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
10 167 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 164 (10.93%) SAP
12 157 (10.46%) ITIL
13 148 (9.86%) Windows
14 146 (9.73%) AWS
15 140 (9.33%) Degree
16 137 (9.13%) JavaScript
17 135 (8.99%) Retail
18 130 (8.66%) C#
19 128 (8.53%) .NET
20 120 (7.99%) Java
21 118 (7.86%) Oracle
22 114 (7.59%) Mentoring
23 112 (7.46%) Project Delivery
24 111 (7.40%) Telecoms
25 109 (7.26%) DevOps
26 104 (6.93%) CSS
27 101 (6.73%) Analytics
28 99 (6.60%) Banking
29 97 (6.46%) Linux
30 96 (6.40%) Change Management

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 36 (2.40%) Apache
2 32 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.80%) SAS
4 24 (1.60%) IIS
5 23 (1.53%) Confluence
6 19 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.07%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.53%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
12 4 (0.27%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.20%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.20%) CMS
13 3 (0.20%) JBoss
13 3 (0.20%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.13%) Mule
14 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.20%) HipChat
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) SPSS
11 1 (0.067%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.067%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.067%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (1.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 21 (1.40%) NetSuite
4 20 (1.33%) SAP MM
5 19 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
6 18 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 17 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (1.07%) SAP SD
9 15 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
9 15 (1.00%) SAP FI
10 14 (0.93%) SAP CO
10 14 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
11 13 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
11 13 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 13 (0.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 11 (0.73%) SAP CRM
12 11 (0.73%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 209 (13.92%) Azure
2 146 (9.73%) AWS
3 95 (6.33%) Power Platform
4 94 (6.26%) Office 365
5 41 (2.73%) SaaS
6 36 (2.40%) GCP
7 30 (2.00%) Serverless
8 26 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.60%) PaaS
10 17 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (1.07%) GitHub
12 15 (1.00%) IaaS
13 12 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 10 (0.67%) Amazon Cognito
15 10 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
16 9 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.13%) WAN
2 50 (3.33%) Firewall
3 34 (2.27%) LAN
4 33 (2.20%) DNS
5 32 (2.13%) DHCP
6 26 (1.73%) Internet
7 25 (1.67%) Wireless
8 24 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 21 (1.40%) VPN
10 16 (1.07%) HTTP
11 15 (1.00%) Network Security
11 15 (1.00%) VLAN
12 14 (0.93%) MPLS
13 12 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (0.73%) SAN
14 11 (0.73%) VoIP
15 9 (0.60%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.60%) Skype
16 8 (0.53%) H.323
16 8 (0.53%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.20%) Power BI
3 89 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (2.20%) MySQL
8 31 (2.07%) Big Data
9 24 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
10 20 (1.33%) QlikView
11 19 (1.27%) Relational Database
12 18 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.20%) SAP HANA
13 16 (1.07%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.93%) MongoDB
14 14 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (0.80%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.80%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 77 (5.13%) JIRA
2 58 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 48 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 34 (2.27%) Maven
5 28 (1.87%) Selenium
6 21 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.27%) PHPUnit
8 17 (1.13%) SonarQube
9 16 (1.07%) Gradle
10 13 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (0.87%) JUnit
10 13 (0.87%) Visual Studio
10 13 (0.87%) webpack
11 12 (0.80%) JMeter
11 12 (0.80%) Subversion
12 10 (0.67%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.60%) Grunt
13 9 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.53%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.47%) gulp
General
1 135 (8.99%) Retail
2 111 (7.40%) Telecoms
3 99 (6.60%) Banking
4 88 (5.86%) Manufacturing
5 79 (5.26%) Marketing
6 78 (5.20%) Public Sector
7 46 (3.06%) Electronics
8 41 (2.73%) Legal
9 20 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.33%) General Ledger
10 16 (1.07%) Games
11 11 (0.73%) Law
12 9 (0.60%) Automotive
12 9 (0.60%) Billing
13 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Local Government
15 5 (0.33%) Advertising
15 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.27%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 260 (17.32%) Analyst
2 245 (16.32%) Developer
3 149 (9.93%) Consultant
4 117 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 96 (6.40%) Architect
6 75 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 62 (4.13%) Business Analyst
8 59 (3.93%) Senior Developer
9 44 (2.93%) Data Analyst
10 38 (2.53%) Java Developer
11 37 (2.47%) Junior
12 35 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
12 35 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
13 33 (2.20%) Security Consultant
14 32 (2.13%) Graduate
14 32 (2.13%) Software Engineer
14 32 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
15 31 (2.07%) Software Developer
15 31 (2.07%) Support Analyst
16 29 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (8.53%) .NET
2 104 (6.93%) CSS
3 93 (6.20%) HTML
4 76 (5.06%) AngularJS
5 56 (3.73%) Web Services
6 50 (3.33%) RESTful
7 38 (2.53%) Node.js
8 37 (2.47%) React
9 35 (2.33%) Spring
10 28 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 28 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (1.80%) REST
12 23 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (1.47%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.47%) JPA
14 20 (1.33%) HTML5
14 20 (1.33%) JSON
15 19 (1.27%) Vue.js
15 19 (1.27%) XML
16 17 (1.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.33%) User Experience
4 44 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
5 43 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 35 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 28 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 22 (1.47%) Credit Risk
9 19 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (1.07%) CCTV
10 16 (1.07%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.00%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.93%) CMDB
13 13 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.67%) NHS
16 9 (0.60%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 148 (9.86%) Windows
2 97 (6.46%) Linux
3 71 (4.73%) Windows Server
4 49 (3.26%) Unix
5 45 (3.00%) Windows 10
6 29 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.80%) CentOS
10 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.13%) Debian
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.067%) Android
15 1 (0.067%) Solaris
15 1 (0.067%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (14.72%) Project Management
3 195 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
4 188 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
5 167 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 157 (10.46%) ITIL
7 114 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 112 (7.46%) Project Delivery
9 109 (7.26%) DevOps
10 101 (6.73%) Analytics
11 96 (6.40%) Change Management
12 93 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 88 (5.86%) PRINCE2
13 88 (5.86%) Test Automation
14 86 (5.73%) Programme Management
15 85 (5.66%) Scrum
16 82 (5.46%) Information Security
17 75 (5.00%) SDLC
18 70 (4.66%) Coaching
19 69 (4.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (19.12%) SQL
2 137 (9.13%) JavaScript
3 130 (8.66%) C#
4 120 (7.99%) Java
5 70 (4.66%) Python
6 53 (3.53%) T-SQL
7 44 (2.93%) PowerShell
8 30 (2.00%) C++
8 30 (2.00%) PHP
9 27 (1.80%) C
10 24 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.33%) R
12 19 (1.27%) Scala
13 15 (1.00%) VBScript
14 13 (0.87%) ES6
14 13 (0.87%) ES7
14 13 (0.87%) Go
15 11 (0.73%) TypeScript
15 11 (0.73%) VBA
16 10 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (9.33%) Degree
2 61 (4.06%) CISSP
3 43 (2.86%) CISM
4 41 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (2.60%) ISEB
6 31 (2.07%) CISA
7 30 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.47%) ISTQB
10 20 (1.33%) CCNA
11 19 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (1.27%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.00%) CCDP
12 15 (1.00%) CCSP
12 15 (1.00%) JNCIA
12 15 (1.00%) JNCIE
12 15 (1.00%) JNCIP
13 14 (0.93%) MCSE
13 14 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.13%) PMO
2 55 (3.66%) QA
3 50 (3.33%) SLA
4 41 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (2.33%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.67%) PCI DSS
7 23 (1.53%) GDPR
8 18 (1.20%) COBIT
9 13 (0.87%) IFRS
9 13 (0.87%) IFRS 9
10 12 (0.80%) Basel II
10 12 (0.80%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.73%) NIST
12 10 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.60%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.13%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.13%) P3O
15 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.86%) Docker
5 18 (1.20%) XenApp
6 15 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.60%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.53%) vSphere
9 7 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.13%) vCloud
14 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (2.13%) SCCM
2 28 (1.87%) Terraform
3 24 (1.60%) Ansible
3 24 (1.60%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.47%) Puppet
5 17 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.07%) FortiGate
6 16 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.80%) Kibana
7 12 (0.80%) logstash
8 7 (0.47%) Cacti
8 7 (0.47%) Observium
9 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.27%) Mesos
10 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.27%) Oozie
10 4 (0.27%) Packer
11 3 (0.20%) QRadar
11 3 (0.20%) vRealize
11 3 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 298 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 164 (10.93%) SAP
3 118 (7.86%) Oracle
4 80 (5.33%) VMware
5 65 (4.33%) Cisco
6 41 (2.73%) Citrix
7 32 (2.13%) ServiceNow
8 27 (1.80%) Cognos
8 27 (1.80%) Google
9 19 (1.27%) Tableau
10 18 (1.20%) Adobe
11 16 (1.07%) IBM
11 16 (1.07%) JD Edwards
12 15 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.00%) SolarWinds
13 13 (0.87%) Sparx
14 11 (0.73%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.67%) HP
16 8 (0.53%) Avaya
16 8 (0.53%) CheckPoint