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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1252 1544 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.05% 16.14% 17.88%
As % of the General category 43.01% 42.82% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1139 1556
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,250 £67,500
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 2911 3606 3644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 37.32% 37.70% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3260 3871 4248
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -6 833 £45,000 +5.88% 106
East Midlands +3 416 £45,000 -5.26% 68
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 538 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (18.67%) SQL
3 352 (14.97%) Project Management
4 317 (13.48%) Microsoft
5 298 (12.68%) Java
6 295 (12.55%) HTML
6 295 (12.55%) Retail
7 291 (12.38%) C#
8 266 (11.31%) .NET
9 248 (10.55%) JavaScript
10 246 (10.46%) CSS
11 243 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 236 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 234 (9.95%) SQL Server
14 231 (9.83%) ITIL
15 229 (9.74%) Banking
16 208 (8.85%) Degree
17 206 (8.76%) Oracle
18 189 (8.04%) ERP
19 173 (7.36%) PRINCE2
20 168 (7.15%) Test Automation
21 167 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
22 166 (7.06%) Business Analysis
23 164 (6.98%) Marketing
24 158 (6.72%) Scrum
25 157 (6.68%) AngularJS
26 150 (6.38%) Risk Management
27 148 (6.30%) Windows
28 147 (6.25%) TDD
29 143 (6.08%) CRM

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 75 (3.19%) SAS
2 34 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.68%) Apache
3 16 (0.68%) IIS
4 15 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 14 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.60%) CMS
6 12 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
7 10 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.34%) JBoss
9 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.26%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.21%) Confluence
11 5 (0.21%) Drupal
11 5 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.17%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 131 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.38%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.26%) Lectora
9 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.21%) SPSS
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.17%) Moqups
10 4 (0.17%) Snagit
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.043%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 41 (1.74%) SAP FI
2 40 (1.70%) SAP CO
2 40 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 39 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
5 31 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (1.19%) Cognos Controller
7 20 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
7 20 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
8 19 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
9 18 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 17 (0.72%) NetSuite
10 17 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 14 (0.60%) SAP BPC
12 14 (0.60%) Sentinel
13 12 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.04%) SaaS
4 26 (1.11%) Office 365
5 15 (0.64%) IaaS
6 13 (0.55%) PaaS
7 10 (0.43%) Firebase
8 9 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.38%) Force.com
9 8 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.17%) GitHub
10 4 (0.17%) Taleo
11 3 (0.13%) AdWords
11 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.13%) Trello
12 2 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.085%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.57%) WAN
2 35 (1.49%) Firewall
3 29 (1.23%) LAN
4 20 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.81%) SAN
6 18 (0.77%) Wireless
7 14 (0.60%) ATM
7 14 (0.60%) DNS
7 14 (0.60%) Network Security
8 13 (0.55%) HTTP
8 13 (0.55%) Intranet
9 12 (0.51%) Internet
10 11 (0.47%) BGP
11 9 (0.38%) OSPF
12 7 (0.30%) Skype
13 6 (0.26%) DHCP
13 6 (0.26%) SNMP
13 6 (0.26%) VPN
13 6 (0.26%) WebEx
13 6 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 63 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (2.55%) Big Data
4 58 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 56 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 55 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 47 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 44 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (1.83%) MySQL
10 37 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 34 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 27 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 26 (1.11%) DB2
14 26 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
16 24 (1.02%) RavenDB
17 21 (0.89%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 106 (4.51%) Selenium
2 67 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 66 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 50 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 48 (2.04%) JUnit
6 47 (2.00%) JIRA
7 42 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 37 (1.57%) SoapUI
9 34 (1.45%) NUnit
10 30 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.98%) JMeter
12 22 (0.94%) TestNG
13 21 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 20 (0.85%) Ranorex
15 18 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (0.72%) gulp
16 17 (0.72%) Subversion
17 13 (0.55%) JBehave
17 13 (0.55%) NetBeans
17 13 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 295 (12.55%) Retail
2 229 (9.74%) Banking
3 164 (6.98%) Marketing
4 118 (5.02%) Manufacturing
5 101 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 46 (1.96%) Legal
7 27 (1.15%) General Ledger
8 26 (1.11%) Electronics
9 21 (0.89%) Back Office
10 20 (0.85%) Billing
10 20 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.68%) Advertising
11 16 (0.68%) Local Government
12 13 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.55%) Law
13 12 (0.51%) Games
14 11 (0.47%) Publishing
15 9 (0.38%) Automotive
16 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 554 (23.56%) Developer
2 539 (22.93%) Analyst
3 205 (8.72%) Business Analyst
4 170 (7.23%) Project Manager
5 131 (5.57%) Java Developer
6 129 (5.49%) Consultant
7 123 (5.23%) Architect
8 115 (4.89%) Senior Developer
9 114 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 97 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 86 (3.66%) IT Manager
12 76 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 68 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
14 58 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
14 58 (2.47%) Test Analyst
15 52 (2.21%) Web Developer
16 47 (2.00%) SQL Developer
17 46 (1.96%) Security Manager
18 45 (1.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 45 (1.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (12.55%) HTML
2 266 (11.31%) .NET
3 246 (10.46%) CSS
4 157 (6.68%) AngularJS
5 122 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 113 (4.81%) HTML5
7 105 (4.47%) Web Services
8 98 (4.17%) jQuery
9 87 (3.70%) REST
10 84 (3.57%) Spring
11 80 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 71 (3.02%) CSS3
13 68 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (2.85%) SOAP
15 62 (2.64%) XML
16 59 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 57 (2.42%) Hibernate
18 53 (2.25%) J2EE
19 41 (1.74%) RESTful
20 38 (1.62%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 243 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 105 (4.47%) Fintech
4 92 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 87 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 64 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (2.04%) User Experience
8 32 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 22 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 19 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 17 (0.72%) Replication
13 15 (0.64%) Social Media
14 13 (0.55%) e-Learning
15 11 (0.47%) CMDB
16 10 (0.43%) Clustering
17 9 (0.38%) Algorithms
17 9 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
17 9 (0.38%) Data Structures
18 7 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 148 (6.30%) Windows
2 86 (3.66%) Linux
3 57 (2.42%) Unix
4 48 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.72%) Android
9 16 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.43%) CentOS
10 10 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.38%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.21%) Debian
14 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.21%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.043%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (14.97%) Project Management
3 236 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 231 (9.83%) ITIL
5 189 (8.04%) ERP
6 173 (7.36%) PRINCE2
7 168 (7.15%) Test Automation
8 167 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
9 166 (7.06%) Business Analysis
10 158 (6.72%) Scrum
11 150 (6.38%) Risk Management
12 147 (6.25%) TDD
13 143 (6.08%) CRM
13 143 (6.08%) MVC
14 142 (6.04%) OO
15 136 (5.78%) SDLC
16 124 (5.27%) BDD
17 116 (4.93%) Service Delivery
18 113 (4.81%) Change Management
19 112 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 439 (18.67%) SQL
2 298 (12.68%) Java
3 291 (12.38%) C#
4 248 (10.55%) JavaScript
5 68 (2.89%) T-SQL
6 46 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 45 (1.91%) Python
8 37 (1.57%) TypeScript
9 35 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 32 (1.36%) PHP
11 27 (1.15%) VBA
12 19 (0.81%) Ruby
13 18 (0.77%) Perl
13 18 (0.77%) Scala
14 17 (0.72%) VB
15 15 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.60%) VBScript
17 13 (0.55%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.51%) C
18 12 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 208 (8.85%) Degree
2 93 (3.96%) ISEB
3 71 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (2.47%) CISSP
5 53 (2.25%) CIMA
6 50 (2.13%) ACCA
7 45 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (1.57%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.53%) CISM
10 32 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (1.32%) CISA
11 31 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 30 (1.28%) PMP
13 29 (1.23%) PMI Certification
14 26 (1.11%) Security Cleared
15 20 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.72%) SC Cleared
18 15 (0.64%) CCNA
18 15 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (5.10%) PMO
2 115 (4.89%) QA
3 74 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (2.38%) SLA
5 54 (2.30%) PCI DSS
6 33 (1.40%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (0.43%) COBIT
8 10 (0.43%) GDPR
9 9 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.17%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.13%) MiFID
14 2 (0.085%) FINRA
14 2 (0.085%) P3O
14 2 (0.085%) RMADS
15 1 (0.043%) EMIR
System Software
1 63 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.38%) Docker
6 7 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.13%) NFS
7 3 (0.13%) vSphere
8 2 (0.085%) Firmware
8 2 (0.085%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.043%) GPFS
9 1 (0.043%) HDFS
9 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.043%) Xen
9 1 (0.043%) XenApp
9 1 (0.043%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (1.40%) SCCM
2 16 (0.68%) SCOM
3 13 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (0.38%) SCVMM
4 9 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.34%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.17%) Nagios
8 4 (0.17%) WMI
9 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.085%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.085%) MOM
10 2 (0.085%) Nessus
10 2 (0.085%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.085%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.085%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.085%) WSUS
Vendors
1 317 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 206 (8.76%) Oracle
3 142 (6.04%) SAP
4 71 (3.02%) IBM
5 63 (2.68%) JD Edwards
6 62 (2.64%) Cognos
7 55 (2.34%) VMware
8 45 (1.91%) Cisco
9 34 (1.45%) HP
10 32 (1.36%) Sage
11 30 (1.28%) Red Hat
12 28 (1.19%) Tableau
13 20 (0.85%) NetApp
14 19 (0.81%) CheckPoint
15 18 (0.77%) Google
15 18 (0.77%) Juniper
15 18 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.72%) Infor
17 16 (0.68%) Sybase
18 15 (0.64%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 13 hours ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £64000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Compass Point Business Services Ltd
Salary: From £16,433 to £18,573 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + pension, flexi etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago