Period
to 6 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 79 137 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 8.79% 10.66% 11.95%
As % of the General category 30.50% 35.49% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 60 125 203
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.20%
10th Percentile £35,300 £25,400 £22,233
90th Percentile £75,500 £56,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 259 386 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.81% 30.04% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 176 288 572
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,734 £26,988 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,425 £62,425
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North East

Finance
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North East region over the 6 months to 6 July 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
Tyne and Wear +3 68 £45,000 - 8
Durham -16 9 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Northumberland - 1 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 20 (25.32%) Wealth Management
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Degree
3 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (17.72%) ITIL
5 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.19%) SQL
7 11 (13.92%) Windows
7 11 (13.92%) Sage
7 11 (13.92%) Azure
8 10 (12.66%) SaaS
8 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (12.66%) SDLC
8 10 (12.66%) Fintech
9 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
10 8 (10.13%) DevOps
10 8 (10.13%) AWS
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.86%) Project Management
11 7 (8.86%) C#
11 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
12 6 (7.59%) Microservices
12 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
12 6 (7.59%) .NET
12 6 (7.59%) Management Information System

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Azure
2 10 (12.66%) SaaS
3 8 (10.13%) AWS
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) Office 365
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.53%) Datadog
5 2 (2.53%) GCP
5 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.53%) Serverless
5 2 (2.53%) Slack
5 2 (2.53%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Broadband
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) IPsec
2 1 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
2 1 (1.27%) PSTN
2 1 (1.27%) SAN
2 1 (1.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) Power BI
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) EDMS
6 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 5 (6.33%) JMeter
2 5 (6.33%) Selenium
3 4 (5.06%) Cypress.io
4 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.80%) Gatling
4 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.53%) Postman
6 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.53%) Front Office
3 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Police
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Applications Support
3 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Applications Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Applications Support Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) React Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) Enzyme
3 4 (5.06%) Jest
3 4 (5.06%) Redux
3 4 (5.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) React
4 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) JDBC
5 1 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.27%) Handset
6 1 (1.27%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.27%) Life Science
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Wealth Management
2 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (17.72%) ITIL
5 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.66%) Fintech
6 10 (12.66%) SDLC
7 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.13%) DevOps
9 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.59%) Microservices
10 6 (7.59%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Backlog Management
11 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
11 5 (6.33%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) Line Management
11 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.86%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) C++
4 4 (5.06%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.06%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.80%) Python
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.53%) APMP
4 2 (2.53%) PhD
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.27%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) MiFID
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
2 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Sage
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
4 3 (3.80%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) New Relic
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.53%) Snow
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.27%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) ESET
6 1 (1.27%) Freshdesk
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Meraki
6 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.27%) Tableau
6 1 (1.27%) Veeam