Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 11 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 100 158 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.29% 12.25% 10.19%
As % of the General category 31.65% 35.83% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 113 96 152
Median annual salary £52,000 £40,000 £47,610
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.98% +14.72%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £62,500 £71,100
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 316 441 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.34% 34.19% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 255 279 371
Median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +9.76% +3.47%
10th Percentile £30,719 £28,700 £20,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -7 89 £55,000 +41.03% 33
Durham -3 7 £43,375 -22.13% 9
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) .NET
3 33 (33.00%) SQL
3 33 (33.00%) C#
4 28 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 27 (27.00%) .NET Core
6 26 (26.00%) T-SQL
7 25 (25.00%) Docker
8 21 (21.00%) Scrum
9 17 (17.00%) MVC
9 17 (17.00%) AWS
10 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 15 (15.00%) API Development
10 15 (15.00%) Public Sector
11 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.00%) Fintech
13 12 (12.00%) Java
13 12 (12.00%) Linux
13 12 (12.00%) Confluence
13 12 (12.00%) Bitbucket
13 12 (12.00%) JIRA
13 12 (12.00%) Atlassian
14 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
15 10 (10.00%) Windows
15 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
16 9 (9.00%) Project Management
16 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
16 9 (9.00%) ITIL
16 9 (9.00%) Azure

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 12 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Azure
3 6 (6.00%) SaaS
4 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.00%) Logic Apps
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (3.00%) Serverless
5 2 (2.00%) G Suite
5 2 (2.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.00%) PaaS
5 2 (2.00%) Slack
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) Wireless
2 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 6 (6.00%) BGP
3 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (6.00%) DHCP
3 6 (6.00%) ISDN
3 6 (6.00%) OSPF
3 6 (6.00%) VLAN
4 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) LAN
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Big Data
2 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Bitbucket
1 12 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Selenium
2 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Developer
2 25 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Vendor Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Content Designer
7 4 (4.00%) Designer
7 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.00%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.00%) Content Strategist
8 3 (3.00%) Digital Strategist
8 3 (3.00%) Integration Developer
8 3 (3.00%) UX Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.00%) .NET
2 27 (27.00%) .NET Core
3 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.00%) REST
5 3 (3.00%) HTML
5 3 (3.00%) Spring
5 3 (3.00%) XML
6 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) LAMP
7 1 (1.00%) Laravel
7 1 (1.00%) React
7 1 (1.00%) RESTful
7 1 (1.00%) SOAP
7 1 (1.00%) Symfony
7 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Blog
5 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.00%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (21.00%) Scrum
4 17 (17.00%) MVC
5 15 (15.00%) API Development
6 13 (13.00%) Fintech
7 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
8 9 (9.00%) ITIL
8 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.00%) Project Management
9 8 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (8.00%) DevOps
10 6 (6.00%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (6.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.00%) Presales
10 6 (6.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 5 (5.00%) Information Security
11 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) C#
1 33 (33.00%) SQL
2 26 (26.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (12.00%) Java
4 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) Java 8
8 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) CCNP
2 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) GDPR
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) NIST
3 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) PMO
4 1 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SmoothWall
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.00%) Packer
4 1 (1.00%) QRadar
4 1 (1.00%) Terraform
4 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.00%) Cisco
3 6 (6.00%) HP
3 6 (6.00%) Meraki
3 6 (6.00%) Mitel
3 6 (6.00%) ProCurve
3 6 (6.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) McAfee
5 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (1.00%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix
6 1 (1.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.00%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.00%) Splunk
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec