Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 467 1,509 2,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.05% 13.02% 16.77%
As % of the General category 35.14% 36.95% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 398 1,272 1,791
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £33,925 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 1,329 4,084 5,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.31% 35.24% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 976 3,021 4,192
Median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £69,225
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Finance in the Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 2020. 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 -6 295 £50,000 +1.15% 90
East Midlands 0 167 £50,500 +1.00% 68
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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.

1 166 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 96 (20.56%) Azure
4 93 (19.91%) DevOps
5 90 (19.27%) SQL
6 85 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (14.99%) .NET
8 64 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (13.06%) SQL Server
11 57 (12.21%) CSS
12 56 (11.99%) AWS
13 55 (11.78%) C#
14 52 (11.13%) JavaScript
14 52 (11.13%) ITIL
15 51 (10.92%) HTML
15 51 (10.92%) Power Platform
16 50 (10.71%) Scrum
17 49 (10.49%) Project Management
18 47 (10.06%) Power BI
19 42 (8.99%) Big Data
19 42 (8.99%) Analytics
19 42 (8.99%) Degree
20 40 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
21 39 (8.35%) Python
21 39 (8.35%) ERP
21 39 (8.35%) Data Modelling
22 38 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
22 38 (8.14%) Oracle
22 38 (8.14%) Git (software)

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 12 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.14%) Confluence
3 8 (1.71%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.50%) SAS
5 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.07%) nginx
5 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.86%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 38 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.64%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.43%) Sketch
8 1 (0.21%) InVision
8 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.21%) Simulink
8 1 (0.21%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.50%) Odoo
3 6 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.86%) Eikon
4 4 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.64%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.21%) Misys Equation
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.21%) Primavera
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (20.56%) Azure
2 56 (11.99%) AWS
3 51 (10.92%) Power Platform
4 26 (5.57%) SaaS
5 18 (3.85%) GCP
6 14 (3.00%) Office 365
7 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.28%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.28%) Serverless
8 5 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.07%) npm
9 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.86%) GitHub
9 4 (0.86%) IaaS
9 4 (0.86%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.86%) PaaS
9 4 (0.86%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.71%) DNS
1 8 (1.71%) Firewall
2 6 (1.28%) SAN
2 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.07%) WAN
4 4 (0.86%) AMQP
4 4 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.64%) DHCP
5 3 (0.64%) LAN
5 3 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.43%) 3G
6 2 (0.43%) Broadband
6 2 (0.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.43%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) IPv4
6 2 (0.43%) IPv6
6 2 (0.43%) VLAN
6 2 (0.43%) VoIP
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (10.06%) Power BI
3 42 (8.99%) Big Data
4 40 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.78%) Data Lake
7 25 (5.35%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.14%) Snowflake Schema
9 20 (4.28%) MySQL
9 20 (4.28%) Relational Database
9 20 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (3.85%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.78%) HBase
12 12 (2.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.93%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.71%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.50%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 38 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.21%) JIRA
3 8 (1.71%) ERwin
4 7 (1.50%) Maven
5 6 (1.28%) ER Studio
5 6 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.28%) PowerDesigner
6 5 (1.07%) Grunt
6 5 (1.07%) gulp
6 5 (1.07%) jspm
6 5 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.07%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.86%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.86%) Selenium
7 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.43%) FishEye
General
1 24 (5.14%) Banking
2 21 (4.50%) Retail
3 19 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 15 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.00%) Law
7 13 (2.78%) Marketing
8 11 (2.36%) Games
9 10 (2.14%) Legal
10 8 (1.71%) Back Office
11 7 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.07%) Automotive
12 5 (1.07%) Digital Economy
12 5 (1.07%) Electronics
13 4 (0.86%) Billing
13 4 (0.86%) Social Housing
14 2 (0.43%) Advertising
14 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.43%) Local Government
14 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (19.06%) Developer
2 63 (13.49%) Analyst
3 30 (6.42%) Business Analyst
4 25 (5.35%) Architect
5 24 (5.14%) Project Manager
6 23 (4.93%) Consultant
7 19 (4.07%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.43%) C# Developer
8 16 (3.43%) Data Engineer
9 15 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.21%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.00%) Lead Developer
11 13 (2.78%) IT Manager
11 13 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.57%) Java Developer
12 12 (2.57%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.36%) .NET Developer
13 11 (2.36%) IT Analyst
13 11 (2.36%) Team Leader
14 10 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.99%) .NET
2 57 (12.21%) CSS
3 51 (10.92%) HTML
4 34 (7.28%) ASP.NET
5 32 (6.85%) AngularJS
6 30 (6.42%) REST
7 25 (5.35%) Web Services
8 23 (4.93%) HTML5
9 21 (4.50%) .NET Core
9 21 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (4.28%) JSON
11 17 (3.64%) RESTful
12 15 (3.21%) .NET Framework
12 15 (3.21%) Middleware
12 15 (3.21%) Spring
13 14 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (3.00%) SOAP
14 12 (2.57%) Node.js
15 10 (2.14%) Kafka
15 10 (2.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.14%) User Experience
3 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.14%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.93%) Cloud Native
6 9 (1.93%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.71%) Replication
8 7 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.50%) FMCG
9 5 (1.07%) PlayStation
10 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.86%) PMI
10 4 (0.86%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.86%) Wiki
11 3 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.64%) Windows
2 14 (3.00%) Linux
3 12 (2.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.36%) Unix
4 11 (2.36%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.43%) AIX
7 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) MVS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (19.91%) DevOps
3 64 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (13.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (11.13%) ITIL
6 50 (10.71%) Scrum
7 49 (10.49%) Project Management
8 42 (8.99%) Analytics
9 39 (8.35%) Data Modelling
9 39 (8.35%) ERP
10 38 (8.14%) Microservices
11 37 (7.92%) ETL
12 35 (7.49%) User Stories
13 33 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (6.85%) Change Management
14 32 (6.85%) Software Engineering
15 29 (6.21%) Test Automation
16 27 (5.78%) Business Analysis
16 27 (5.78%) Fintech
16 27 (5.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.27%) SQL
2 55 (11.78%) C#
3 52 (11.13%) JavaScript
4 39 (8.35%) Python
5 36 (7.71%) Java
6 20 (4.28%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 17 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.14%) PHP
9 10 (2.14%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.50%) VB
11 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.07%) C
12 5 (1.07%) C++
12 5 (1.07%) Go
13 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.86%) Scala
13 4 (0.86%) VBA
14 3 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (8.99%) Degree
2 13 (2.78%) CISSP
3 9 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.93%) CISM
3 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.71%) CIMA
5 7 (1.50%) CISA
5 7 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.28%) CCNP
6 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.28%) MCSE
7 5 (1.07%) ISEB
7 5 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.86%) ACCA
8 4 (0.86%) PMP
9 3 (0.64%) MCSA
9 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 27 (5.78%) PMO
3 22 (4.71%) QA
4 12 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.71%) GDPR
6 8 (1.71%) SLA
7 7 (1.50%) NIST
8 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) Basel III
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) COREP
9 1 (0.21%) COSHH
9 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) GMP
9 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (4.07%) Docker
2 14 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.71%) HDFS
5 7 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.28%) Varnish
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
7 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (3.43%) Kubernetes
1 16 (3.43%) SCCM
2 11 (2.36%) Ansible
2 11 (2.36%) Terraform
3 9 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (1.07%) Packer
6 4 (0.86%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.64%) Control-M
7 3 (0.64%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.21%) Mesos
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) rkt
8 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.14%) Oracle
3 28 (6.00%) SAP
4 18 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.43%) Google
6 14 (3.00%) VMware
7 12 (2.57%) Teradata
8 10 (2.14%) Cloudera
8 10 (2.14%) Symantec
8 10 (2.14%) Tableau
9 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.71%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.07%) Cisco
11 5 (1.07%) IBM
11 5 (1.07%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.86%) Adobe
12 4 (0.86%) Cadence
12 4 (0.86%) Dell
12 4 (0.86%) NetApp