Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South West > Somerset
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 23 17
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 68 75 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 16.96% 9.77% 10.95%
As % of the General category 50.75% 41.21% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 87 71 86
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -9.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £27,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £64,500
South West median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% -

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 134 182 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 33.42% 23.70% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 119 147 311
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.94% -3.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £59,250 £63,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Salary Trend in Somerset

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Somerset.

Salary trend for Finance in Somerset

Finance
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Somerset over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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
Bath -1 56 £50,000 - 14
Street +3 7 £52,500 -17.65%
Yeovil +6 2 £44,375 - 1
Portishead - 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (38.24%) Degree
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (27.94%) .NET
4 19 (27.94%) Mentoring
5 18 (26.47%) React
5 18 (26.47%) TypeScript
5 18 (26.47%) C#
6 17 (25.00%) Fintech
7 16 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 16 (23.53%) Scrum
8 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 14 (20.59%) DevOps
9 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
10 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
10 13 (19.12%) Azure
11 12 (17.65%) .NET Core
11 12 (17.65%) Workflow
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.18%) TDD
12 11 (16.18%) GraphQL
12 11 (16.18%) Decision-Making
13 10 (14.71%) API Development
13 10 (14.71%) API Design
13 10 (14.71%) BDD

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 7 (10.29%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Azure
2 10 (14.71%) GitHub
3 8 (11.76%) AWS
4 5 (7.35%) SaaS
5 3 (4.41%) Office 365
6 2 (2.94%) PaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) NAS
1 9 (13.24%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) Network Security
2 4 (5.88%) VLAN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Selenium
3 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.24%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Electronics
2 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.29%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Business Process Trainer
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Data Centre Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) MongoDB Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) React Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Trainer
6 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) React
3 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (17.65%) .NET Core
5 11 (16.18%) GraphQL
6 10 (14.71%) RESTful
7 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (8.82%) CSS
9 6 (8.82%) HTML
9 6 (8.82%) HTML5
9 6 (8.82%) JSON
10 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (7.35%) Vue.js
11 2 (2.94%) Enzyme
11 2 (2.94%) Jest
11 2 (2.94%) OpenID
11 2 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Blog
3 3 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Debian
3 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 19 (27.94%) Mentoring
4 17 (25.00%) Fintech
5 16 (23.53%) Scrum
6 14 (20.59%) DevOps
7 13 (19.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (19.12%) Test Automation
8 12 (17.65%) Workflow
9 11 (16.18%) Decision-Making
9 11 (16.18%) TDD
10 10 (14.71%) API Design
10 10 (14.71%) API Development
10 10 (14.71%) BDD
10 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (13.24%) Security Patching
11 9 (13.24%) Systems Engineering
12 8 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) C#
1 18 (26.47%) TypeScript
2 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.76%) Python
4 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.82%) C
4 6 (8.82%) C++
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (13.24%) MCSE
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCIE
4 4 (5.88%) CCNP
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CISA
5 1 (1.47%) CISM
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.47%) HNC
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) SCCM
1 9 (13.24%) SCOM
1 9 (13.24%) SCVMM
2 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.35%) Terraform
4 3 (4.41%) Ansible
5 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.94%) MIIS
5 2 (2.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) 3PAR
3 7 (10.29%) SAP
4 5 (7.35%) Cadence
5 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) F5
5 4 (5.88%) FireEye
5 4 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 4 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) CODA
8 1 (1.47%) Capita