Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,851 2,317 1,906
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 21.70% 14.97% 13.61%
As % of the General category 35.04% 29.37% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 1,595 1,534
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £35,325
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £52,500 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.89% +3.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,845 7,888 6,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 61.94% 50.98% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,680 4,960 5,133
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,850 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.70% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the South East

Finance
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the South East.

Salary trend for Finance in the South East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the South East over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Finance in the South East

Finance
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey +4 1,369 £60,000 - 69
Hampshire +15 1,188 £55,000 +10.00% 72
Thames Valley +4 1,130 £57,250 +9.05% 160
Berkshire +10 707 £55,000 - 69
Kent +7 371 £50,000 +17.65% 30
West Sussex +5 368 £55,000 +15.79% 23
East Sussex +11 336 £65,000 +23.81% 18
Buckinghamshire -1 274 £60,000 +14.29% 57
Oxfordshire -7 161 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Middlesex +5 50 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Sussex +3 6 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Home Counties -6 6 £47,500 -44.12%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1,786 (36.82%) Agile
2 1,384 (28.53%) Social Skills
3 1,335 (27.52%) Degree
4 999 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
5 896 (18.47%) Azure
6 838 (17.27%) SQL
7 832 (17.15%) Marketing
8 817 (16.84%) Decision-Making
9 768 (15.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 716 (14.76%) Microsoft
11 678 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
12 647 (13.34%) Project Management
13 630 (12.99%) AWS
14 587 (12.10%) Java
15 586 (12.08%) Test Automation
16 569 (11.73%) DevOps
17 559 (11.52%) C#
18 555 (11.44%) Computer Science
19 547 (11.28%) JavaScript
20 528 (10.88%) Docker
21 514 (10.60%) Software Engineering
22 501 (10.33%) Git (software)
23 489 (10.08%) CI/CD
24 485 (10.00%) Driving Licence
25 477 (9.83%) Kubernetes
26 473 (9.75%) Conflict Management
27 470 (9.69%) Law
28 469 (9.67%) Cost Control
29 468 (9.65%) .NET
30 466 (9.61%) Revenue Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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
1 136 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 109 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 65 (1.34%) Confluence
4 61 (1.26%) Apache
5 47 (0.97%) GemFire
6 37 (0.76%) SAS
7 34 (0.70%) CMS
8 31 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 26 (0.54%) IIS
9 26 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 21 (0.43%) JBoss
11 20 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.39%) Jetty
13 16 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.16%) WildFly
15 8 (0.16%) WordPress
16 7 (0.14%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 354 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 232 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 150 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 85 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 43 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.60%) Sketch
7 19 (0.39%) Campfire
8 18 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.23%) Zeplin
10 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.14%) SPSS
11 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.082%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.041%) InVision
14 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.021%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.021%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 20 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 19 (0.39%) Magento
6 18 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 18 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 18 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 17 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 16 (0.33%) SAP HR
9 13 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 13 (0.27%) SAP CO
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle SCM
10 12 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
11 11 (0.23%) SAP BPC
12 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 896 (18.47%) Azure
2 630 (12.99%) AWS
3 274 (5.65%) Power Platform
4 243 (5.01%) GCP
5 223 (4.60%) GitHub
5 223 (4.60%) SaaS
6 179 (3.69%) Microsoft 365
7 141 (2.91%) PaaS
8 138 (2.84%) Azure DevOps
9 129 (2.66%) Serverless
10 127 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
11 121 (2.49%) OpenShift
12 74 (1.53%) Cloud Functions
13 53 (1.09%) Google Analytics
14 52 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
16 46 (0.95%) Azure Data Factory
17 44 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
18 41 (0.85%) IaaS
19 40 (0.82%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.08%) Internet
2 92 (1.90%) Firewall
3 55 (1.13%) HTTP
4 54 (1.11%) Wireless
5 42 (0.87%) Network Security
6 41 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 39 (0.80%) DNS
8 38 (0.78%) DHCP
9 37 (0.76%) SNA
10 33 (0.68%) WAN
11 26 (0.54%) VoIP
12 23 (0.47%) LAN
13 20 (0.41%) Broadband
14 17 (0.35%) Intranet
15 15 (0.31%) SAN
15 15 (0.31%) SSL
16 14 (0.29%) Unified Communications
17 11 (0.23%) Calico
18 9 (0.19%) OpenVPN
18 9 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (6.14%) Relational Database
2 275 (5.67%) SQL Server
3 269 (5.55%) Power BI
4 228 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 134 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 119 (2.45%) Big Data
7 118 (2.43%) MySQL
8 98 (2.02%) MongoDB
9 95 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 85 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 77 (1.59%) Tableau
12 74 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 67 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 46 (0.95%) RavenDB
16 45 (0.93%) Data Lake
17 43 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 40 (0.82%) Flink
19 34 (0.70%) HBase
19 34 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 501 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 320 (6.60%) Jenkins
3 229 (4.72%) JIRA
4 157 (3.24%) Selenium
5 132 (2.72%) SpecFlow
6 114 (2.35%) Artifactory
7 106 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 91 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 88 (1.81%) Gradle
10 82 (1.69%) Maven
11 73 (1.50%) JUnit
12 69 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 57 (1.18%) Bitbucket
14 53 (1.09%) GitLab
15 50 (1.03%) JMeter
15 50 (1.03%) Subversion
16 38 (0.78%) Jasmine
17 36 (0.74%) Mockito
18 35 (0.72%) Ant
19 28 (0.58%) Postman
General
1 1,384 (28.53%) Social Skills
2 832 (17.15%) Marketing
3 768 (15.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 678 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
5 470 (9.69%) Law
6 455 (9.38%) Banking
7 269 (5.55%) Manufacturing
8 262 (5.40%) Legal
9 257 (5.30%) Retail
10 196 (4.04%) Telecoms
11 184 (3.79%) Public Sector
12 155 (3.20%) Influencing Skills
13 148 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
14 129 (2.66%) Electronics
15 121 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
16 118 (2.43%) Financial Institution
17 110 (2.27%) Games
18 88 (1.81%) Aviation
19 56 (1.15%) Automotive
20 54 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 776 (16.00%) Analyst
2 631 (13.01%) Graduate
3 603 (12.43%) Developer
4 476 (9.81%) Trainee
5 358 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 214 (4.41%) Architect
7 191 (3.94%) Senior Manager
8 188 (3.88%) Software Engineer
9 186 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 176 (3.63%) Applications Engineer
11 162 (3.34%) Business Analyst
12 158 (3.26%) IT Manager
13 138 (2.84%) Consultant
14 116 (2.39%) Senior Project Manager
15 115 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (2.23%) IT Project Manager
17 107 (2.21%) C# Developer
18 106 (2.19%) .NET Developer
19 103 (2.12%) Data Analyst
20 98 (2.02%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (9.65%) .NET
2 355 (7.32%) HTML
3 274 (5.65%) CSS
4 267 (5.50%) React
5 265 (5.46%) Kafka
6 211 (4.35%) Spring
7 189 (3.90%) .NET Core
8 187 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 182 (3.75%) RESTful
10 176 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
11 171 (3.53%) REST
12 129 (2.66%) Node.js
13 128 (2.64%) Web Services
14 125 (2.58%) ASP.NET
15 119 (2.45%) Spring Boot
16 99 (2.04%) JSON
17 83 (1.71%) .NET Framework
18 77 (1.59%) Vue.js
19 67 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 64 (1.32%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 485 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 348 (7.17%) User Experience
3 323 (6.66%) Cyberattack
4 253 (5.22%) Cyber Defence
5 241 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 214 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
7 184 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
8 168 (3.46%) Life Science
9 141 (2.91%) Virtual Team
10 132 (2.72%) Linux Command Line
11 127 (2.62%) Cybercrime
12 108 (2.23%) Data Structures
13 100 (2.06%) Algorithms
14 84 (1.73%) Data Centre
15 77 (1.59%) Public Cloud
16 71 (1.46%) PMI
17 60 (1.24%) Social Media
18 58 (1.20%) Mobile App
19 55 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
20 49 (1.01%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 424 (8.74%) Linux
2 257 (5.30%) Windows
3 180 (3.71%) Unix
4 97 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 71 (1.46%) VMS
6 35 (0.72%) Android
7 29 (0.60%) Kali Linux
7 29 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.54%) CentOS
9 26 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 18 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
12 12 (0.25%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.082%) AIX
16 4 (0.082%) SUSE
16 4 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,786 (36.82%) Agile
2 999 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
3 817 (16.84%) Decision-Making
4 647 (13.34%) Project Management
5 586 (12.08%) Test Automation
6 569 (11.73%) DevOps
7 555 (11.44%) Computer Science
8 514 (10.60%) Software Engineering
9 489 (10.08%) CI/CD
10 473 (9.75%) Conflict Management
11 469 (9.67%) Cost Control
12 466 (9.61%) Revenue Management
13 453 (9.34%) Fintech
14 441 (9.09%) SDLC
15 436 (8.99%) Scrum
16 421 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 396 (8.16%) Analytics
18 372 (7.67%) Full Stack Development
19 365 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
20 358 (7.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 838 (17.27%) SQL
2 587 (12.10%) Java
3 559 (11.52%) C#
4 547 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 465 (9.59%) Python
6 182 (3.75%) C
7 129 (2.66%) TypeScript
8 128 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 120 (2.47%) C++
10 119 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 116 (2.39%) Go
12 112 (2.31%) Shell Script
13 97 (2.00%) Bash
14 80 (1.65%) Groovy
15 76 (1.57%) Perl
16 74 (1.53%) R
17 68 (1.40%) PHP
18 66 (1.36%) Scala
19 57 (1.18%) Ruby
20 36 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,335 (27.52%) Degree
2 333 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 245 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 176 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 138 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 96 (1.98%) CISSP
7 90 (1.86%) Master's Degree
8 83 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 81 (1.67%) PMP
10 79 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
11 78 (1.61%) OCP
12 71 (1.46%) CISM
13 68 (1.40%) ISEB
14 54 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 46 (0.95%) PhD
16 44 (0.91%) DBS Check
17 43 (0.89%) ACCA
18 42 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
19 37 (0.76%) ISTQB
20 35 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (5.71%) QA
2 92 (1.90%) PMO
3 88 (1.81%) GRC
4 86 (1.77%) SLA
5 71 (1.46%) GDPR
6 68 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 65 (1.34%) Data Quality
8 55 (1.13%) COBIT
9 41 (0.85%) Good Clinical Practice
9 41 (0.85%) NIST
10 29 (0.60%) PCI DSS
11 18 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 15 (0.31%) CDISC
12 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.29%) ITGC
14 13 (0.27%) Accessibility
15 11 (0.23%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.16%) HIPAA
17 7 (0.14%) PMBOK
17 7 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 528 (10.88%) Docker
2 129 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 120 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (0.82%) vSphere
7 16 (0.33%) KVM
8 15 (0.31%) Xen
8 15 (0.31%) XenApp
9 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.21%) Firmware
11 8 (0.16%) HDFS
12 7 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.082%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.041%) NFS
14 2 (0.041%) Veritas File System
15 1 (0.021%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 477 (9.83%) Kubernetes
2 203 (4.18%) Ansible
3 120 (2.47%) Terraform
4 98 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (1.13%) Puppet
6 37 (0.76%) Grafana
7 30 (0.62%) vCenter Server
8 28 (0.58%) SCCM
9 27 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
10 18 (0.37%) Prometheus
11 16 (0.33%) Istio
12 15 (0.31%) logstash
13 14 (0.29%) HP ALM
14 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.27%) Kibana
15 10 (0.21%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
17 8 (0.16%) Control-M
17 8 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 716 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 243 (5.01%) Google
3 195 (4.02%) SAP
4 193 (3.98%) Oracle
5 161 (3.32%) VMware
6 99 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 47 (0.97%) Cisco
7 47 (0.97%) IBM
8 46 (0.95%) Workday
9 44 (0.91%) Databricks
10 40 (0.82%) Perforce
11 36 (0.74%) Splunk
12 33 (0.68%) FIS
13 32 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 31 (0.64%) Palantir
15 28 (0.58%) Citrix
16 27 (0.56%) Adobe
16 27 (0.56%) ANSYS
16 27 (0.56%) Bloomberg