Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 45 118 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.72% 10.00% 11.52%
As % of the General category 25.71% 35.65% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 107 174
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% -6.11%
10th Percentile £31,313 £27,000 £18,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,000 £63,750
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 North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 175 331 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.12% 28.05% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 149 256 470
Median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +0.95%
10th Percentile £30,713 £29,558 £19,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
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 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 22 September 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 22 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
Tyne and Wear -6 39 £45,000 - 11
Durham -7 5 £38,000 -3.18% 13
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) C#
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) .NET
3 9 (20.00%) Fintech
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.56%) JIRA
5 6 (13.33%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Azure
5 6 (13.33%) Docker
5 6 (13.33%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 5 (11.11%) AWS
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.11%) SaaS
6 5 (11.11%) Confluence
6 5 (11.11%) SDLC
6 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis

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 5 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Azure
2 5 (11.11%) AWS
2 5 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.22%) FinancialForce
4 1 (2.22%) GCP
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Broadband
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) PSTN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Power BI
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.67%) Cypress.io
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Front Office
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.67%) React Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
2 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) Enzyme
5 3 (6.67%) Jest
5 3 (6.67%) Redux
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) EDI
7 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
3 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Fintech
3 7 (15.56%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Micro Frontends
7 3 (6.67%) Microservices
7 3 (6.67%) Monorepo
8 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) C#
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.22%) Packer
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) ESET
4 1 (2.22%) Freshdesk
4 1 (2.22%) Meraki
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau