Finance Jobs in the Midlands

Financial
England > Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Finance over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,842 1,625 1,651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.12% 19.13% 14.28%
As % of the General category 24.30% 26.33% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,096 874 993
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,637 £33,879
25th Percentile £36,250 £43,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £53,112
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.55% +6.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,447 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.40% +2.88% +3.85%

All General Skills
Midlands

Finance falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,581 6,171 7,255
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.98% 72.66% 62.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,884 3,014 4,339
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,000 £35,745
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,725 £77,500 £75,832
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

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 21 June 2024.

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 21 June 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands 0 1,222 £53,500 -2.73% 266
East Midlands -2 614 £48,000 -12.73% 196
Finance
England

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.63%) Microsoft Exchange
3 26 (1.41%) SAS
4 17 (0.92%) WordPress
5 16 (0.87%) Apache
6 10 (0.54%) Confluence
7 9 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.43%) IIS
9 5 (0.27%) nginx
9 5 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.11%) CMS
12 2 (0.11%) MTS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.054%) Appian
13 1 (0.054%) JBoss
13 1 (0.054%) WebLogic
Applications
1 367 (19.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 292 (15.85%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.054%) Sketch
9 1 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.09%) NEC Housing
3 14 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.43%) Misys Midas
5 8 (0.43%) Shopify
6 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 7 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.27%) Salesforce CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.16%) Magento
9 3 (0.16%) ProductWriter
9 3 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 191 (10.37%) Azure
2 189 (10.26%) Power Platform
3 105 (5.70%) AWS
4 100 (5.43%) Microsoft 365
5 77 (4.18%) Dynamics 365
6 50 (2.71%) SaaS
7 26 (1.41%) Entra ID
8 22 (1.19%) PowerApps
9 20 (1.09%) Power Automate
10 18 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
10 18 (0.98%) GCP
11 16 (0.87%) WhatsApp
12 15 (0.81%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 14 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.76%) GitHub
14 12 (0.65%) Azure DevOps
15 11 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.54%) Serverless
17 9 (0.49%) Google Drive
17 9 (0.49%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.20%) Firewall
2 41 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (1.47%) Internet
4 25 (1.36%) Broadband
4 25 (1.36%) LAN
4 25 (1.36%) WAN
5 21 (1.14%) DNS
5 21 (1.14%) Wireless
6 20 (1.09%) VPN
7 18 (0.98%) SD-WAN
8 17 (0.92%) Intranet
8 17 (0.92%) SAN
9 16 (0.87%) MPLS
10 14 (0.76%) DHCP
11 12 (0.65%) VLAN
12 11 (0.60%) IPsec
12 11 (0.60%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.54%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.43%) Network Security
15 7 (0.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (9.83%) Power BI
2 108 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (1.41%) Data Lake
6 20 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.09%) Tableau
7 19 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (0.87%) Big Data
9 15 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.76%) Power Query
11 12 (0.65%) NonStop SQL
12 10 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.49%) Metadata
14 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
15 7 (0.38%) MySQL
15 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (2.50%) JIRA
2 13 (0.71%) Cucumber
2 13 (0.71%) Git
3 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.27%) webpack
5 4 (0.22%) Postman
6 3 (0.16%) IBM UrbanCode
6 3 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.16%) Toad
7 2 (0.11%) CANoe
7 2 (0.11%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.11%) GitLab
7 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.054%) Crashlytics
8 1 (0.054%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.054%) fastlane
8 1 (0.054%) Maven
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Forms
General
1 693 (37.62%) Social Skills
2 443 (24.05%) Retail
3 356 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
4 263 (14.28%) Marketing
5 208 (11.29%) Legal
6 123 (6.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 120 (6.51%) Manufacturing
8 111 (6.03%) Public Sector
9 93 (5.05%) Banking
10 67 (3.64%) Local Government
11 57 (3.09%) Organisational Skills
11 57 (3.09%) Telecoms
12 54 (2.93%) Influencing Skills
13 44 (2.39%) Law
14 38 (2.06%) Billing
14 38 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
15 33 (1.79%) Electronics
16 32 (1.74%) Back Office
17 29 (1.57%) Automotive
18 27 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 242 (13.14%) Analyst
2 225 (12.21%) Senior
3 218 (11.83%) Project Manager
4 164 (8.90%) Development Manager
5 154 (8.36%) Developer
6 138 (7.49%) Lead
7 118 (6.41%) Consultant
8 115 (6.24%) IT Manager
9 74 (4.02%) Architect
10 63 (3.42%) Business Manager
11 49 (2.66%) Business Development Manager
12 48 (2.61%) Senior Manager
13 47 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
14 39 (2.12%) Software Developer
14 39 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (2.01%) IT Project Manager
16 35 (1.90%) Financial Analyst
17 33 (1.79%) IT Support
18 29 (1.57%) Data Engineer
19 28 (1.52%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.29%) HTML
2 77 (4.18%) .NET
3 40 (2.17%) CSS
4 37 (2.01%) AngularJS
5 35 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 31 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (1.63%) Web Services
8 24 (1.30%) React
9 20 (1.09%) .NET Core
9 20 (1.09%) EDI
10 19 (1.03%) HTML5
11 17 (0.92%) RESTful
11 17 (0.92%) Vue
12 13 (0.71%) REST
13 12 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (0.65%) LINQ
14 10 (0.54%) jQuery
14 10 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (0.54%) PySpark
15 9 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (6.46%) Management Information System
2 98 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (3.69%) Driving Licence
4 65 (3.53%) Product Ownership
5 42 (2.28%) Data Centre
6 37 (2.01%) NHS
7 35 (1.90%) Onboarding
8 29 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.30%) PMI
10 21 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 17 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 15 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.81%) FMCG
13 13 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (0.65%) Renewable Energy
14 12 (0.65%) Smartcard
15 10 (0.54%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 99 (5.37%) Windows
2 47 (2.55%) Linux
3 35 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.30%) Unix
5 20 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 14 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.43%) Solaris
10 5 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.11%) Android
13 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (26.49%) Agile
2 363 (19.71%) Project Management
3 261 (14.17%) Logistics
4 260 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
5 255 (13.84%) Business Development
6 214 (11.62%) Data Management
7 202 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
8 194 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 175 (9.50%) Customer Requirements
10 171 (9.28%) Facilities Management
11 170 (9.23%) Decision-Making
12 165 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 164 (8.90%) Commercial Awareness
14 158 (8.58%) Risk Management
15 156 (8.47%) CAD
16 154 (8.36%) Mentoring
17 152 (8.25%) Project Delivery
18 151 (8.20%) Financial Modelling
19 150 (8.14%) Roadmaps
20 147 (7.98%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 200 (10.86%) SQL
2 83 (4.51%) C#
3 78 (4.23%) Python
4 67 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 40 (2.17%) Java
6 30 (1.63%) PowerShell
7 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 17 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 16 (0.87%) PHP
9 15 (0.81%) R
10 13 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 11 (0.60%) C++
11 11 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.43%) C
12 8 (0.43%) VBA
13 6 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.27%) Bash
15 4 (0.22%) Go
16 3 (0.16%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 227 (12.32%) Degree
2 78 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 53 (2.88%) ACCA
4 42 (2.28%) DBS Check
5 39 (2.12%) CIMA
6 32 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 29 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (1.57%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.14%) CISSP
10 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.92%) AWS Certification
12 16 (0.87%) Azure Certification
12 16 (0.87%) CISM
12 16 (0.87%) PMP
13 15 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.76%) CCNA
14 14 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.71%) CCNP
16 11 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.10%) GDPR
2 47 (2.55%) QA
3 40 (2.17%) PMO
4 34 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (1.79%) Data Quality
6 30 (1.63%) Accessibility
7 28 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (1.19%) NIST
9 21 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.71%) IFRS
11 12 (0.65%) ITGC
11 12 (0.65%) SLA
12 11 (0.60%) GRC
13 10 (0.54%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.43%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 7 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 5 (0.27%) COBIT
17 4 (0.22%) GAAP
17 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.63%) Docker
3 23 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.54%) RACF
6 8 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.33%) Firmware
7 6 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.33%) XenApp
7 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.22%) Embedded Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.11%) pfSense
9 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (1.95%) Terraform
2 27 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.71%) Ansible
4 6 (0.33%) SCCM
5 5 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.27%) Prometheus
5 5 (0.27%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.22%) Grafana
6 4 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.11%) Functional Safety
8 2 (0.11%) MIIS
8 2 (0.11%) PaperCut
8 2 (0.11%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.054%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.054%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.054%) Nagios
9 1 (0.054%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 570 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 44 (2.39%) Cisco
3 43 (2.33%) VMware
4 42 (2.28%) Oracle
5 40 (2.17%) SAP
6 39 (2.12%) NEC
7 38 (2.06%) CheckPoint
8 31 (1.68%) Google
9 27 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 23 (1.25%) Salesforce
11 22 (1.19%) Palo Alto
11 22 (1.19%) Workday
12 21 (1.14%) IFS
13 20 (1.09%) Sophos
14 19 (1.03%) Citrix
15 18 (0.98%) Openreach
15 18 (0.98%) Virgin Media
16 16 (0.87%) Veeam
17 14 (0.76%) Adobe
18 13 (0.71%) Atlassian