Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 84 102 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.05% 11.83% 13.19%
As % of the General category 43.08% 30.54% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 134
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,150 £27,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 195 334 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.66% 38.75% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 162 278 289
Somerset median annual salary £42,871 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.30% +7.50% -1.31%
10th Percentile £29,025 £26,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
Bath -4 62 £45,000 +2.34% 9
Street +6 13 £55,000 -8.33%
Taunton +2 4 £26,500 +12.77% 3
Weston-super-Mare -2 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Clevedon -7 1 £30,000 -
Yeovil -8 1 - -
Frome - 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.43%) Azure
4 17 (20.24%) Marketing
4 17 (20.24%) Scrum
5 16 (19.05%) Programme Management
5 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (17.86%) Public Sector
6 15 (17.86%) SAP
6 15 (17.86%) Electronics
6 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 15 (17.86%) Manufacturing
6 15 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (16.67%) DNS
8 13 (15.48%) DHCP
8 13 (15.48%) Selenium
8 13 (15.48%) Fintech
9 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
10 11 (13.10%) Financial Institution
11 10 (11.90%) SQL
11 10 (11.90%) HTML
11 10 (11.90%) CSS
11 10 (11.90%) Python
11 10 (11.90%) DevOps

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Azure
2 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) SaaS
3 4 (4.76%) AWS
4 3 (3.57%) GCP
4 3 (3.57%) npm
4 3 (3.57%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Cloudflare
6 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) DNS
2 13 (15.48%) DHCP
3 6 (7.14%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) Skype
3 6 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) ADSL
6 1 (1.19%) Broadband
6 1 (1.19%) IPv4
6 1 (1.19%) IPv6
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
6 1 (1.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.95%) Data Lake
3 3 (3.57%) Power BI
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Selenium
2 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
4 5 (5.95%) TestComplete
4 5 (5.95%) TestRail
5 4 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.38%) webpack
7 1 (1.19%) Firebug
7 1 (1.19%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (20.24%) Marketing
2 15 (17.86%) Electronics
2 15 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 15 (17.86%) Public Sector
2 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (13.10%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Support
7 4 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) CSS
1 10 (11.90%) HTML
2 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.14%) RESTful
3 5 (5.95%) React
3 5 (5.95%) WCF
4 4 (4.76%) .NET
4 4 (4.76%) Node.js
5 3 (3.57%) Ajax
5 3 (3.57%) CSS3
5 3 (3.57%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) LESS
5 3 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.57%) Sass
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (1.19%) Velocity
7 1 (1.19%) Web Services
7 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) PKI
3 5 (5.95%) BBC
3 5 (5.95%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Scrum
3 16 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 15 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.48%) Fintech
6 10 (11.90%) DevOps
7 8 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (8.33%) Analytics
8 7 (8.33%) ITIL
8 7 (8.33%) Project Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Project Management
9 6 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) SDLC
9 6 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 6 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.90%) Python
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 4 (4.76%) C
3 4 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) C#
4 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (1.19%) ES6
6 1 (1.19%) Ruby
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) ISTQB
2 9 (10.71%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) ISEB
4 3 (3.57%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CISA
6 1 (1.19%) CISM
6 1 (1.19%) CISSP
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.38%) GDPR
3 2 (2.38%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.38%) PMO
4 1 (1.19%) COBIT
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) SAP
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) Veeam
5 2 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.19%) Epicor
6 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.19%) Xerox