Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 33 21
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 135 44 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 11.15% 6.63% 10.04%
As % of the General category 23.60% 16.36% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 98 38 106
10th Percentile £30,875 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £40,000 £32,339
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £54,999
90th Percentile £66,266 £68,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +4.35%

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 572 269 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 47.23% 40.51% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 375 230 393
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,750 £26,961
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,290 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.35% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £53,500 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,012
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.90%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 116 £45,172 -7.34% 56
Durham +2 17 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 65 (48.15%) SQL
2 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (34.07%) .NET
4 45 (33.33%) AWS
5 42 (31.11%) C#
6 40 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 39 (28.89%) Software Engineering
7 39 (28.89%) Docker
7 39 (28.89%) .NET Core
8 37 (27.41%) API Development
9 36 (26.67%) Social Skills
10 35 (25.93%) Mentoring
11 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 26 (19.26%) Fintech
13 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (17.04%) Legal
14 22 (16.30%) Legacy Systems
15 19 (14.07%) Banking
16 18 (13.33%) Kubernetes
17 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure as Code
17 16 (11.85%) Marketing
17 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (11.11%) Games
18 15 (11.11%) Retail
18 15 (11.11%) Scrum
18 15 (11.11%) Azure
18 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (9.63%) Organisational Skills
20 11 (8.15%) Data Protection
20 11 (8.15%) Influencing Skills

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 2 (1.48%) Confluence
1 2 (1.48%) IIS
1 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.33%) AWS
2 15 (11.11%) Azure
3 4 (2.96%) Boomi
3 4 (2.96%) Google Docs
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (2.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (2.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (2.96%) Slack
4 3 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.22%) GCP
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.48%) PaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Serverless
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Firewall
1 3 (2.22%) SAN
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) Broadband
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.22%) Tableau
3 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.74%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (17.04%) Legal
3 19 (14.07%) Banking
4 16 (11.85%) Marketing
5 15 (11.11%) Games
5 15 (11.11%) Retail
6 13 (9.63%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (8.15%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (3.70%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.96%) Back Office
10 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
10 3 (2.22%) Law
10 3 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.48%) Local Government
11 2 (1.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.74%) Electronics
12 1 (0.74%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 52 (38.52%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) C# Developer
3 15 (11.11%) Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Architect
5 7 (5.19%) Principal Architect
5 7 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.70%) Salesforce Architect
7 5 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (3.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 5 (3.70%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 5 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (2.96%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (2.96%) Digital Executive
8 4 (2.96%) Digital Marketing Executive
8 4 (2.96%) Marketing Executive
8 4 (2.96%) Salesforce Solution Architect
8 4 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) .NET
2 39 (28.89%) .NET Core
3 7 (5.19%) REST
4 6 (4.44%) Middleware
4 6 (4.44%) SOAP
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 4 (2.96%) COM
6 3 (2.22%) HTML
6 3 (2.22%) React
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.48%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.48%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) Java EE
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
8 1 (0.74%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.74%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Legacy Systems
2 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.93%) Social Media
4 5 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (3.70%) User Experience
5 4 (2.96%) Blog
5 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.48%) Legacy Code
6 2 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Linux
1 6 (4.44%) Unix
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
1 6 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 37 (27.41%) API Development
4 35 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 26 (19.26%) Fintech
6 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (11.11%) Scrum
8 11 (8.15%) Data Protection
9 9 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 9 (6.67%) DevOps
10 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.93%) Microservices
10 8 (5.93%) SDLC
11 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.19%) IT Strategy
11 7 (5.19%) ITIL
11 7 (5.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.15%) SQL
2 42 (31.11%) C#
3 40 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.19%) Java
4 7 (5.19%) VBA
5 5 (3.70%) Java 8
6 4 (2.96%) Python
7 3 (2.22%) C
7 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.48%) PHP
8 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.74%) R
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) CISM
3 3 (2.22%) CISSP
3 3 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) GIAC
5 1 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) GDPR
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) PMO
4 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.74%) NIST
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.74%) Terraform
3 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.70%) Google
3 5 (3.70%) IBM
3 5 (3.70%) Pega
4 4 (2.96%) Dell
4 4 (2.96%) Genesys
4 4 (2.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (1.48%) Informatica
6 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Birst
7 1 (0.74%) Intel
7 1 (0.74%) McAfee
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.74%) Sage
7 1 (0.74%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds