Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,705 2,402 2,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.00% 16.12% 15.41%
As % of the General category 39.51% 43.02% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 1,793 1,883
Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +2.80%

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 4,315 5,584 5,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.43% 37.46% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,953 4,372 4,430
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,950 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -2 1,108 £47,500 +5.56% 154
East Midlands -1 592 £45,000 -5.26% 97
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 456 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (19.06%) SQL
3 280 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 260 (15.25%) Project Management
5 235 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 221 (12.96%) Java
7 208 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
8 190 (11.14%) Oracle
9 185 (10.85%) C#
10 183 (10.73%) ITIL
11 181 (10.62%) .NET
12 176 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 171 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
14 161 (9.44%) SQL Server
15 155 (9.09%) JavaScript
16 154 (9.03%) Degree
17 147 (8.62%) Windows
18 133 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
19 128 (7.51%) HTML
20 126 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
21 124 (7.27%) ERP
22 121 (7.10%) Change Management
23 120 (7.04%) Service Delivery
23 120 (7.04%) PRINCE2
24 113 (6.63%) SAP
24 113 (6.63%) Risk Management
25 112 (6.57%) CSS
25 112 (6.57%) Retail
26 108 (6.33%) CRM
27 105 (6.16%) Active Directory

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 53 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.11%) SAS
3 27 (1.58%) CMS
4 20 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.94%) Umbraco
7 14 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.70%) IIS
9 11 (0.65%) WordPress
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.35%) Confluence
11 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.29%) Mule
12 5 (0.29%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.23%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.18%) CICS
Applications
1 126 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.29%) SPSS
8 4 (0.23%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.059%) HipChat
10 1 (0.059%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 41 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.76%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
6 11 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.59%) HFM
7 10 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.59%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.47%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.47%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (0.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 176 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (3.75%) Office 365
4 46 (2.70%) SaaS
5 21 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.65%) Yammer
8 9 (0.53%) PaaS
9 8 (0.47%) Serverless
10 7 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.35%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.35%) IaaS
11 6 (0.35%) MailChimp
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.29%) Force.com
12 5 (0.29%) GitHub
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.87%) Firewall
2 43 (2.52%) WAN
3 39 (2.29%) LAN
4 38 (2.23%) Wireless
5 34 (1.99%) Internet
6 21 (1.23%) DHCP
7 19 (1.11%) Skype
7 19 (1.11%) VPN
8 17 (1.00%) DNS
8 17 (1.00%) VoIP
9 16 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (0.88%) IPsec
11 12 (0.70%) SAN
12 11 (0.65%) SSL
13 10 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (0.59%) MPLS
13 10 (0.59%) Network Security
14 8 (0.47%) OSPF
14 8 (0.47%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
2 48 (2.82%) Power BI
3 46 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
5 41 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.11%) Big Data
8 30 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (1.76%) Hadoop
9 29 (1.70%) Relational Database
10 27 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 27 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 26 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
12 21 (1.23%) MySQL
13 20 (1.17%) QlikView
14 17 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
15 16 (0.94%) DB2
15 16 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 51 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 41 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 33 (1.94%) Maven
5 32 (1.88%) Selenium
6 26 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 23 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.29%) Gradle
9 21 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.88%) JIRA
11 14 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.76%) Subversion
13 10 (0.59%) Bitbucket
13 10 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.53%) NetBeans
14 9 (0.53%) NUnit
14 9 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.47%) HP UFT
16 7 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (6.57%) Retail
2 104 (6.10%) Banking
3 88 (5.16%) Marketing
4 53 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 51 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.46%) Legal
7 33 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 15 (0.88%) Advertising
9 15 (0.88%) Back Office
10 14 (0.82%) Law
11 12 (0.70%) Automotive
12 9 (0.53%) Electronics
13 8 (0.47%) Billing
13 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.35%) Local Government
15 4 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.18%) Games
16 3 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 303 (17.77%) Developer
2 291 (17.07%) Analyst
3 172 (10.09%) Architect
4 145 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 114 (6.69%) Consultant
6 80 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 71 (4.16%) Delivery Manager
8 65 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 59 (3.46%) .NET Developer
9 59 (3.46%) Technical Architect
10 56 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 55 (3.23%) IT Manager
12 52 (3.05%) C# Developer
13 49 (2.87%) Senior Developer
14 46 (2.70%) Service Manager
15 38 (2.23%) Senior Manager
16 36 (2.11%) Tester
17 35 (2.05%) Security Manager
18 32 (1.88%) Services Delivery Manager
18 32 (1.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (10.62%) .NET
2 128 (7.51%) HTML
3 112 (6.57%) CSS
4 91 (5.34%) AngularJS
5 61 (3.58%) Web Services
6 50 (2.93%) ASP.NET
7 49 (2.87%) REST
8 48 (2.82%) Spring
9 39 (2.29%) jQuery
10 37 (2.17%) J2EE
11 35 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (2.05%) HTML5
12 34 (1.99%) Node.js
13 33 (1.94%) Middleware
14 32 (1.88%) XML
15 31 (1.82%) RESTful
16 30 (1.76%) .NET Framework
17 26 (1.52%) Spring Boot
18 24 (1.41%) React
18 24 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.87%) Fintech
3 74 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 68 (3.99%) Data Centre
5 62 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.58%) Virtual Team
7 43 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (2.46%) User Experience
9 35 (2.05%) Driving Licence
10 29 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
10 29 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.94%) PMI
13 12 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (0.70%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
14 11 (0.65%) Clustering
15 10 (0.59%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.53%) Mobile App
16 9 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 147 (8.62%) Windows
2 56 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 54 (3.17%) Linux
4 32 (1.88%) Windows 10
5 21 (1.23%) Unix
6 17 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.29%) Solaris
12 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.23%) CatOS
13 3 (0.18%) Android
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.059%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (15.25%) Project Management
3 235 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 208 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
5 183 (10.73%) ITIL
6 171 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
7 124 (7.27%) ERP
8 121 (7.10%) Change Management
9 120 (7.04%) PRINCE2
9 120 (7.04%) Service Delivery
10 113 (6.63%) Risk Management
11 108 (6.33%) CRM
12 102 (5.98%) Analytics
13 99 (5.81%) Presales
14 97 (5.69%) DevOps
15 94 (5.51%) Cybersecurity
16 93 (5.45%) Test Automation
17 92 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 88 (5.16%) Waterfall
19 87 (5.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 325 (19.06%) SQL
2 221 (12.96%) Java
3 185 (10.85%) C#
4 155 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 68 (3.99%) Python
6 51 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 31 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 26 (1.52%) C
8 26 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 26 (1.52%) R
9 19 (1.11%) PHP
10 16 (0.94%) VB
11 14 (0.82%) VBA
12 10 (0.59%) Perl
13 9 (0.53%) VBScript
14 7 (0.41%) Java 8
14 7 (0.41%) Ruby
14 7 (0.41%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 154 (9.03%) Degree
2 50 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.76%) ISEB
4 42 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 37 (2.17%) CCNA
6 30 (1.76%) CISSP
7 26 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 19 (1.11%) PMP
11 18 (1.06%) CCNP
11 18 (1.06%) MCSE
12 17 (1.00%) CISM
12 17 (1.00%) DBS Check
12 17 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.00%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.94%) OSCP
14 14 (0.82%) APMP
14 14 (0.82%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.87%) GDPR
2 78 (4.57%) QA
3 63 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (3.58%) SLA
5 57 (3.34%) PMO
6 26 (1.52%) COBIT
7 20 (1.17%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 16 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.82%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.53%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.23%) Basel III
13 4 (0.23%) COREP
13 4 (0.23%) COSO
13 4 (0.23%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.12%) IFRS
15 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 105 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.70%) Docker
3 44 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.00%) Firmware
7 7 (0.41%) XenApp
8 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.23%) HDFS
9 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.23%) XenServer
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) etcd
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) vSphere
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.059%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (2.23%) SCCM
2 22 (1.29%) Puppet
3 20 (1.17%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.94%) SCOM
5 15 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.76%) Terraform
7 11 (0.65%) Ansible
8 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 9 (0.53%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.41%) WSUS
10 6 (0.35%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
11 5 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.23%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.23%) Mesos
12 4 (0.23%) rkt
Vendors
1 280 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 190 (11.14%) Oracle
3 113 (6.63%) SAP
4 70 (4.11%) VMware
5 66 (3.87%) Cisco
6 37 (2.17%) Tableau
7 35 (2.05%) Citrix
8 29 (1.70%) IBM
9 28 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.23%) Cognos
12 17 (1.00%) Palo Alto
13 16 (0.94%) HP
14 15 (0.88%) Adobe
14 15 (0.88%) SolarWinds
14 15 (0.88%) Twitter
15 14 (0.82%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.82%) JD Edwards
16 13 (0.76%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.76%) Remedy