Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 59 66 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.45% 14.60% 16.57%
As % of the General category 52.68% 44.90% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 48
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,375 £53,750 £69,125
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Shropshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 112 147 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 29.32% 32.52% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 97 116 95
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £61,074
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.53% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Shropshire

Finance
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Telford -6 35 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Shrewsbury +3 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (35.59%) Banking
1 21 (35.59%) Google
1 21 (35.59%) QA
2 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.51%) CSS
3 15 (25.42%) PHP
3 15 (25.42%) Marketing
3 15 (25.42%) RESTful
4 14 (23.73%) Web Services
5 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (18.64%) Analytics
7 10 (16.95%) Microservices
7 10 (16.95%) Windows
7 10 (16.95%) C#
8 9 (15.25%) SQL
8 9 (15.25%) Web Development
8 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
9 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
9 8 (13.56%) HTML5
9 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.56%) beanstalkd
9 8 (13.56%) OO PHP
9 8 (13.56%) CSS3
9 8 (13.56%) Laravel
9 8 (13.56%) Redis

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.69%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) AdWords
2 8 (13.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MySQL
1 8 (13.56%) Redis
2 3 (5.08%) OLAP
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
1 8 (13.56%) Subversion
2 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) Toad
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 21 (35.59%) Banking
2 15 (25.42%) Marketing
3 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) MySQL Developer
3 8 (13.56%) OO PHP Developer
3 8 (13.56%) PHP Developer
3 8 (13.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 8 (13.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (11.86%) SEO Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Tester
4 7 (11.86%) Tools Developer
5 6 (10.17%) QA Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior QA Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) CSS
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 15 (25.42%) RESTful
3 14 (23.73%) Web Services
4 8 (13.56%) beanstalkd
4 8 (13.56%) CSS3
4 8 (13.56%) HTML5
4 8 (13.56%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) LAMP
4 8 (13.56%) Laravel
5 7 (11.86%) .NET
5 7 (11.86%) Apache Flex
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) XML
7 2 (3.39%) XSL
8 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (18.64%) Analytics
2 10 (16.95%) Microservices
3 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (15.25%) Web Development
4 8 (13.56%) Internet Marketing
4 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
4 8 (13.56%) OO
4 8 (13.56%) OO PHP
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Pay per click
5 7 (11.86%) SEO
6 6 (10.17%) Customer-Centricity
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.17%) Software Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.42%) PHP
3 10 (16.95%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) PHP 5
6 3 (5.08%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) CISM
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) MCSE
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Google
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Cognos
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) webMethods
7 1 (1.69%) Niku
7 1 (1.69%) SAP