Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North East
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 23 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Finance 152 134 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.17% 9.93% 15.21%
As % of the General category 35.85% 31.38% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 79 147 225
North East median annual salary £37,500 £51,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.18% +24.10% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £72,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 424 427 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.95% 31.65% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 260 378 545
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,975 £20,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,560 £64,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the North East.

Salary trend for Finance in the North East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North East over the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 February 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 +18 136 £37,500 -28.02% 38
Durham -4 14 £48,750 +21.88% 12
Northumberland - 1 - - 4
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 39 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (25.66%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (23.03%) Sage
3 32 (21.05%) ITIL
4 31 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 27 (17.76%) Degree
6 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
7 22 (14.47%) DevOps
8 21 (13.82%) SQL
8 21 (13.82%) Wealth Management
9 18 (11.84%) Software Testing
9 18 (11.84%) Project Management
9 18 (11.84%) .NET
10 17 (11.18%) JMeter
10 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (10.53%) Service Management
11 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 16 (10.53%) Selenium
11 16 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (9.87%) Relational Database
12 15 (9.87%) Test Automation
13 14 (9.21%) AWS
13 14 (9.21%) C#
13 14 (9.21%) Web Services
13 14 (9.21%) User Experience
14 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (7.89%) Business Analysis
15 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
15 12 (7.89%) ITSM
16 11 (7.24%) 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 (0.66%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) assyst
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) AWS
2 10 (6.58%) Azure
3 7 (4.61%) BlazeMeter
3 7 (4.61%) Datadog
3 7 (4.61%) Slack
3 7 (4.61%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (3.95%) PaaS
4 6 (3.95%) SaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Office 365
6 3 (1.97%) IaaS
6 3 (1.97%) Serverless
7 2 (1.32%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.66%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) SSL
2 3 (1.97%) Broadband
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.97%) EDMS
6 2 (1.32%) Power BI
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.66%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) JMeter
2 16 (10.53%) Selenium
3 11 (7.24%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.58%) Gatling
4 10 (6.58%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.61%) Postman
6 4 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) GitLab
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (5.26%) Retail
2 5 (3.29%) Police
2 5 (3.29%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.97%) Digital Economy
3 3 (1.97%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Analyst
2 21 (13.82%) Software Engineer
3 16 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 12 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.92%) Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Designer
8 7 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (4.61%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) DevOps Specialist
9 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.29%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) .NET
2 14 (9.21%) Web Services
3 11 (7.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.26%) .NET Core
4 8 (5.26%) CSS
4 8 (5.26%) HTML
4 8 (5.26%) HTML5
4 8 (5.26%) REST
5 7 (4.61%) Ajax
5 7 (4.61%) JDBC
5 7 (4.61%) LDAP
5 7 (4.61%) ODBC
5 7 (4.61%) React
5 7 (4.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (4.61%) SAML
5 7 (4.61%) SOAP
5 7 (4.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (4.61%) XML
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.21%) User Experience
3 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.66%) Life Science
6 1 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.66%) Robotics
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (25.66%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (21.05%) ITIL
3 31 (20.39%) Software Engineering
4 22 (14.47%) DevOps
5 21 (13.82%) Wealth Management
6 18 (11.84%) Project Management
6 18 (11.84%) Software Testing
7 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (10.53%) Service Management
9 15 (9.87%) Test Automation
10 12 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.89%) ITSM
11 11 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.24%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.58%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.58%) Defect Tracking
12 10 (6.58%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (6.58%) Microservices
12 10 (6.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) SQL
2 14 (9.21%) C#
3 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.61%) C++
5 7 (4.61%) Python
5 7 (4.61%) Ruby
6 4 (2.63%) Java
7 2 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CISA
4 1 (0.66%) CISM
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
4 1 (0.66%) CRISC
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Docker
2 10 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.95%) Terraform
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (23.03%) Sage
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.58%) VMware
4 7 (4.61%) New Relic
4 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.29%) Alteryx
5 5 (3.29%) Tableau
6 4 (2.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.97%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.97%) BT
7 3 (1.97%) Citrix
7 3 (1.97%) Openreach
8 2 (1.32%) Snow
9 1 (0.66%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Sony