Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South West > Somerset
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 72 107 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.20% 10.56% 10.64%
As % of the General category 46.15% 32.33% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 59 95 132
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +23.38%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £60,000
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 156 331 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.77% 32.68% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 128 297 195
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,775 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +5 57 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Street +5 9 £85,000 -5.56%
Taunton -3 2 £43,750 +28.73%
Yeovil -3 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £40,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £32,500 - 1
Frome - 1 - -
Finance
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 18 (25.00%) Electronics
2 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 18 (25.00%) SAP
2 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.00%) Marketing
2 18 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
3 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.83%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) Selenium
5 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (16.67%) Scrum
8 11 (15.28%) SQL
8 11 (15.28%) C#
8 11 (15.28%) HTML
8 11 (15.28%) .NET
8 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
9 10 (13.89%) SDLC
10 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 9 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.11%) QA
11 8 (11.11%) RESTful
11 8 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) G Suite
4 1 (1.39%) npm
4 1 (1.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (5.56%) Skype
3 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Selenium
2 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.94%) AccuRev
4 5 (6.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (6.94%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
7 2 (2.78%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.78%) TestRail
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (25.00%) Electronics
1 18 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 18 (25.00%) Marketing
1 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Consultant
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
3 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Architect
4 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (6.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Information Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) IT Support
4 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Security Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Support Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) CSS
2 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 8 (11.11%) RESTful
4 7 (9.72%) REST
5 6 (8.33%) Ajax
5 6 (8.33%) jQuery
5 6 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (6.94%) Middleware
6 5 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.94%) SOAP
6 5 (6.94%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) ODBC
7 2 (2.78%) WCF
8 1 (1.39%) JSON
8 1 (1.39%) Spring
8 1 (1.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Cyberattack
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 18 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) SDLC
6 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Information Security
8 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Web Testing
9 5 (6.94%) API Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (6.94%) DNA
9 5 (6.94%) Information Security Management
9 5 (6.94%) ISMS
9 5 (6.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.28%) C#
2 11 (15.28%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) ES6
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.33%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) AAT
5 1 (1.39%) CISM
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 7 (9.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.78%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) SAP
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) FNZ
3 5 (6.94%) Tableau
4 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Epicor
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) McAfee
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Xerox