Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,408 2,457 2,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.03% 15.49% 15.50%
As % of the General category 42.89% 42.27% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,787 1,927 2,204
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.57% -3.44%
10th Percentile £29,991 £26,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 5,614 5,813 6,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.37% 36.65% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,371 4,522 4,913
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.98% -1.94%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £64,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +2 1,595 £45,000 - 263
East Midlands 0 811 £47,500 +5.56% 204
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 616 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (20.51%) SQL
3 457 (18.98%) Microsoft
4 364 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
5 334 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
6 321 (13.33%) C#
7 303 (12.58%) JavaScript
8 295 (12.25%) SQL Server
9 286 (11.88%) Java
10 277 (11.50%) Project Management
11 276 (11.46%) .NET
12 275 (11.42%) Retail
13 249 (10.34%) Windows
14 247 (10.26%) Banking
15 235 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 224 (9.30%) Manufacturing
17 217 (9.01%) HTML
18 216 (8.97%) CSS
19 209 (8.68%) ERP
20 206 (8.55%) Degree
21 203 (8.43%) SAP
22 192 (7.97%) ITIL
22 192 (7.97%) Test Automation
23 186 (7.72%) Business Analysis
24 181 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
25 177 (7.35%) CRM
26 176 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
26 176 (7.31%) SDLC
27 171 (7.10%) Oracle
28 166 (6.89%) Self-Motivation

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 47 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 31 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 25 (1.04%) JBoss
5 24 (1.00%) SAS
6 21 (0.87%) Apache
7 20 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 18 (0.75%) Confluence
9 15 (0.62%) CMS
9 15 (0.62%) IIS
10 12 (0.50%) WordPress
11 11 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.37%) WildFly
13 8 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.25%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.083%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 108 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
2 60 (2.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 57 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 51 (2.12%) NetSuite
5 39 (1.62%) SAP CO
5 39 (1.62%) SAP FI
5 39 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 27 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
7 22 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
8 20 (0.83%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 11 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
10 10 (0.42%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
13 6 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
13 6 (0.25%) Infor M3
13 6 (0.25%) Postilion
13 6 (0.25%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.25%) SAP PS
13 6 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 181 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
4 76 (3.16%) SaaS
5 56 (2.33%) Office 365
6 47 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 43 (1.79%) IaaS
8 42 (1.74%) PaaS
9 27 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.17%) GitHub
12 4 (0.17%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.12%) Serverless
14 2 (0.083%) AdWords
14 2 (0.083%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.083%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.07%) Firewall
2 38 (1.58%) SAN
3 37 (1.54%) LAN
4 35 (1.45%) WAN
5 33 (1.37%) VoIP
6 29 (1.20%) Internet
6 29 (1.20%) SSL
7 27 (1.12%) DNS
8 26 (1.08%) HTTP
9 23 (0.96%) IPsec
10 22 (0.91%) SMS
11 21 (0.87%) Network Security
12 19 (0.79%) DHCP
13 12 (0.50%) TCP/IP
14 10 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.42%) Wireless
15 8 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.33%) Intranet
15 8 (0.33%) VPN
16 7 (0.29%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (2.66%) MongoDB
6 53 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
9 41 (1.70%) MySQL
10 39 (1.62%) Big Data
11 31 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 28 (1.16%) RavenDB
13 24 (1.00%) Oracle Database
14 23 (0.96%) Hadoop
14 23 (0.96%) Power BI
15 22 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (0.79%) OLTP
18 19 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 85 (3.53%) Selenium
2 82 (3.41%) Git (software)
3 67 (2.78%) JIRA
4 61 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 54 (2.24%) Maven
6 40 (1.66%) SoapUI
7 28 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 28 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.08%) JUnit
8 26 (1.08%) Subversion
9 24 (1.00%) Jasmine
10 23 (0.96%) webpack
11 21 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
11 21 (0.87%) PhantomJS
11 21 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 20 (0.83%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.79%) Gradle
13 19 (0.79%) JMeter
14 18 (0.75%) LSMW
General
1 275 (11.42%) Retail
2 247 (10.26%) Banking
3 224 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 119 (4.94%) Advertising
5 97 (4.03%) Marketing
6 83 (3.45%) Publishing
7 75 (3.11%) Legal
8 44 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 42 (1.74%) Billing
10 41 (1.70%) Retail Banking
11 40 (1.66%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.20%) Back Office
13 27 (1.12%) Investment Banking
14 25 (1.04%) Automotive
15 24 (1.00%) Law
16 22 (0.91%) International Banking
17 21 (0.87%) Games
18 10 (0.42%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 534 (22.18%) Analyst
2 491 (20.39%) Developer
3 265 (11.00%) Consultant
4 229 (9.51%) Business Analyst
5 199 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 141 (5.86%) Architect
7 108 (4.49%) IT Manager
8 104 (4.32%) .NET Developer
9 102 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 92 (3.82%) C# Developer
11 80 (3.32%) SAP Consultant
12 78 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
13 74 (3.07%) Senior Developer
14 71 (2.95%) Senior Manager
14 71 (2.95%) Support Analyst
15 67 (2.78%) Test Analyst
16 65 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
17 64 (2.66%) Software Developer
18 53 (2.20%) Administrator
18 53 (2.20%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (11.46%) .NET
2 217 (9.01%) HTML
3 216 (8.97%) CSS
4 156 (6.48%) AngularJS
5 112 (4.65%) Web Services
6 110 (4.57%) RESTful
7 99 (4.11%) ASP.NET
7 99 (4.11%) jQuery
8 89 (3.70%) REST
9 75 (3.11%) .NET Framework
9 75 (3.11%) HTML5
10 70 (2.91%) XML
11 65 (2.70%) Node.js
12 64 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (2.62%) Entity Framework
14 55 (2.28%) Spring
15 54 (2.24%) React
16 53 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 49 (2.03%) SOAP
18 47 (1.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 334 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
3 135 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 126 (5.23%) Fintech
5 89 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 85 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 73 (3.03%) Data Centre
8 53 (2.20%) User Experience
9 41 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 26 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.79%) NHS
14 18 (0.75%) LIMS
15 16 (0.66%) Clustering
16 12 (0.50%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.50%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.50%) Replication
17 10 (0.42%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 249 (10.34%) Windows
2 155 (6.44%) Linux
3 104 (4.32%) Unix
4 103 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (0.91%) Android
8 21 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.66%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.46%) AIX
13 9 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.21%) Solaris
15 3 (0.12%) HPUX
15 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.12%) VMS
16 1 (0.042%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
3 277 (11.50%) Project Management
4 235 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 209 (8.68%) ERP
6 192 (7.97%) ITIL
6 192 (7.97%) Test Automation
7 186 (7.72%) Business Analysis
8 177 (7.35%) CRM
9 176 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
9 176 (7.31%) SDLC
10 152 (6.31%) PRINCE2
11 151 (6.27%) Scrum
12 133 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 132 (5.48%) Logistics
14 131 (5.44%) Software Engineering
15 129 (5.36%) Waterfall
16 124 (5.15%) MVC
17 116 (4.82%) Mentoring
18 106 (4.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 494 (20.51%) SQL
2 321 (13.33%) C#
3 303 (12.58%) JavaScript
4 286 (11.88%) Java
5 73 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 72 (2.99%) Python
7 44 (1.83%) C
8 43 (1.79%) ABAP
9 41 (1.70%) Ruby
10 38 (1.58%) PHP
11 37 (1.54%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.41%) C++
12 34 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 27 (1.12%) TypeScript
14 26 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 20 (0.83%) VB
17 19 (0.79%) Java 8
17 19 (0.79%) Scala
18 18 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 206 (8.55%) Degree
2 88 (3.65%) ISEB
3 77 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (2.16%) CISSP
5 42 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.66%) ACCA
7 38 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (1.54%) CIMA
9 36 (1.50%) Security Cleared
10 31 (1.29%) CISM
11 29 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (1.16%) MCSE
13 25 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (0.96%) CISA
15 20 (0.83%) CCNP
15 20 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.79%) SC Cleared
17 17 (0.71%) APMP
17 17 (0.71%) CRISC
18 16 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.94%) QA
2 74 (3.07%) PMO
3 60 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (2.37%) SLA
5 41 (1.70%) GCP
6 36 (1.50%) GDPR
7 35 (1.45%) Data Quality
8 31 (1.29%) COBIT
9 28 (1.16%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.46%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.37%) SEPA
13 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.17%) P3O
14 4 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.12%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.083%) MiFID
17 1 (0.042%) PMBOK
System Software
1 92 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 57 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (1.37%) Docker
5 20 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.75%) vSphere
7 15 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.25%) Firmware
10 6 (0.25%) XenApp
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.083%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.083%) HDFS
12 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.042%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.042%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (1.54%) Puppet
3 34 (1.41%) SCCM
4 32 (1.33%) Ansible
5 25 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
6 15 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.50%) WSUS
8 11 (0.46%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.33%) Nagios
9 8 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.25%) Ambari
10 6 (0.25%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.25%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.25%) logstash
10 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.25%) SCOM
10 6 (0.25%) WebInspect
11 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 457 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 203 (8.43%) SAP
3 171 (7.10%) Oracle
4 87 (3.61%) VMware
5 63 (2.62%) JD Edwards
6 52 (2.16%) Epicor
7 48 (1.99%) Infor
7 48 (1.99%) Sage
7 48 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (1.54%) IBM
9 34 (1.41%) Citrix
10 33 (1.37%) Cisco
11 30 (1.25%) Google
11 30 (1.25%) HP
12 28 (1.16%) Cognos
13 25 (1.04%) IFS
13 25 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 19 (0.79%) Tableau
15 17 (0.71%) NetApp
16 15 (0.62%) Misys