Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4548 6602 7535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.62% 17.79% 18.15%
As % of the General category 46.19% 49.58% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 5616 6399
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9847 13315 15425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.83% 35.88% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7587 10752 11783
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Finance in the South East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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
Thames Valley -8 1718 £50,000 - 130
Surrey +3 1252 £52,500 +5.00% 87
Berkshire -5 1016 £50,000 -4.76% 60
Hampshire -1 794 £47,500 +5.56% 56
Buckinghamshire -3 485 £47,500 +5.56% 43
Kent -7 260 £40,000 -5.88% 25
West Sussex -11 250 £50,000 +2.04% 9
Oxfordshire -12 220 £45,000 -13.46% 27
East Sussex -1 190 £50,000 - 15
Sussex +3 18 £57,500 +40.24%
Middlesex -1 17 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Home Counties +3 5 £52,500 +50.00%
M4 Corridor -5 2 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1347 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1107 (24.34%) SQL
3 1024 (22.52%) Microsoft
4 801 (17.61%) C#
5 777 (17.08%) SQL Server
6 752 (16.53%) .NET
7 689 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 613 (13.48%) Degree
9 595 (13.08%) Windows
10 580 (12.75%) SAP
11 578 (12.71%) JavaScript
12 576 (12.66%) Project Management
13 573 (12.60%) Java
14 565 (12.42%) Telecoms
15 549 (12.07%) Scrum
16 485 (10.66%) HTML
17 478 (10.51%) Marketing
18 449 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
19 436 (9.59%) Oracle
20 435 (9.56%) Linux
21 434 (9.54%) CSS
22 395 (8.69%) Manufacturing
23 375 (8.25%) Programme Management
24 363 (7.98%) Test Automation
25 356 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
26 345 (7.59%) MVC
27 344 (7.56%) ITIL
28 323 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
29 321 (7.06%) ASP.NET
30 320 (7.04%) QA

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
1 146 (3.21%) CMS
2 112 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 105 (2.31%) Apache
4 90 (1.98%) IIS
5 70 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 66 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 62 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 47 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 43 (0.95%) Drupal
10 39 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 37 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 36 (0.79%) SAS
13 32 (0.70%) JBoss
14 29 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 19 (0.42%) Confluence
17 19 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.37%) Umbraco
19 15 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 295 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 294 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 139 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 113 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 104 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.18%) FrameMaker
9 8 (0.18%) RoboHelp
10 6 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
11 5 (0.11%) EngageOne
11 5 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
12 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
13 1 (0.022%) Mathcad
13 1 (0.022%) SPSS
13 1 (0.022%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 113 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 108 (2.37%) SAP FI
3 98 (2.15%) SAP CO
3 98 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 75 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
5 54 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 45 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
7 38 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
8 36 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
9 35 (0.77%) SAP BPC
10 34 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
11 32 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
12 30 (0.66%) SAP MM
13 29 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
14 23 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
14 23 (0.51%) SAP PM
15 21 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
16 19 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
17 18 (0.40%) SAP HR
17 18 (0.40%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 275 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 222 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (3.41%) SaaS
4 69 (1.52%) Office 365
5 47 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (0.53%) PaaS
8 22 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 22 (0.48%) GitHub
9 21 (0.46%) IaaS
10 13 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
11 9 (0.20%) Force.com
12 8 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.18%) iPaaS
12 8 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.13%) G Suite
13 6 (0.13%) Google Play
14 5 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.11%) Slack
15 4 (0.088%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (3.45%) Firewall
2 118 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 87 (1.91%) VPN
4 84 (1.85%) LAN
5 82 (1.80%) WAN
6 77 (1.69%) DNS
7 64 (1.41%) Internet
8 56 (1.23%) VoIP
9 48 (1.06%) Network Security
10 43 (0.95%) DHCP
11 40 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (0.77%) FTP
12 35 (0.77%) VLAN
13 32 (0.70%) SAN
14 26 (0.57%) HTTP
15 24 (0.53%) MPLS
16 23 (0.51%) AMQP
16 23 (0.51%) Intranet
17 21 (0.46%) Broadband
17 21 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 227 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 218 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 204 (4.49%) MySQL
5 181 (3.98%) Big Data
6 139 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 136 (2.99%) Power BI
8 115 (2.53%) Relational Database
9 113 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 92 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 84 (1.85%) Hadoop
12 76 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
12 76 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 71 (1.56%) MongoDB
14 66 (1.45%) QlikView
15 62 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 61 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
17 57 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 52 (1.14%) Data Lake
18 52 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 246 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 192 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 133 (2.92%) Selenium
4 123 (2.70%) JIRA
5 121 (2.66%) Jenkins
6 111 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 88 (1.93%) NUnit
8 57 (1.25%) Subversion
9 56 (1.23%) WebDriver
10 40 (0.88%) Maven
11 35 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
12 33 (0.73%) gulp
12 33 (0.73%) TeamCity
13 31 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 30 (0.66%) Eclipse
14 30 (0.66%) JUnit
15 29 (0.64%) JMeter
16 28 (0.62%) MSBuild
17 26 (0.57%) ProC
18 23 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 565 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 478 (10.51%) Marketing
3 395 (8.69%) Manufacturing
4 314 (6.90%) Banking
5 298 (6.55%) Electronics
6 258 (5.67%) Retail
7 182 (4.00%) Legal
8 120 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 98 (2.15%) Automotive
10 56 (1.23%) Advertising
11 55 (1.21%) Aerospace
12 44 (0.97%) Back Office
12 44 (0.97%) General Ledger
13 34 (0.75%) Billing
13 34 (0.75%) Publishing
14 28 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.55%) Spanish Language
16 23 (0.51%) Games
16 23 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1189 (26.14%) Developer
2 905 (19.90%) Analyst
3 385 (8.47%) .NET Developer
4 322 (7.08%) C# Developer
5 316 (6.95%) Consultant
6 298 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 291 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 235 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 191 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 173 (3.80%) Java Developer
11 164 (3.61%) SQL Developer
12 159 (3.50%) Architect
13 154 (3.39%) IT Manager
14 148 (3.25%) Support Analyst
15 137 (3.01%) Software Developer
16 132 (2.90%) Service Analyst
17 131 (2.88%) Financial Analyst
18 129 (2.84%) Applications Support
19 110 (2.42%) Junior
20 109 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (16.53%) .NET
2 485 (10.66%) HTML
3 434 (9.54%) CSS
4 321 (7.06%) ASP.NET
5 290 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 286 (6.29%) Web Services
7 285 (6.27%) XML
8 241 (5.30%) .NET Framework
9 192 (4.22%) jQuery
10 179 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 173 (3.80%) REST
12 161 (3.54%) HTML5
13 126 (2.77%) Spring
14 124 (2.73%) React
15 118 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 116 (2.55%) CSS3
17 112 (2.46%) SOAP
18 102 (2.24%) Entity Framework
19 100 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 97 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 449 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (4.57%) Fintech
3 171 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 150 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 123 (2.70%) User Experience
6 103 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 103 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 79 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 61 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 47 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 41 (0.90%) Hedge funds
11 38 (0.84%) FMCG
12 25 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 25 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 24 (0.53%) SWIFT
14 23 (0.51%) PMI
15 22 (0.48%) EPoS
16 20 (0.44%) AS400
17 18 (0.40%) Clustering
17 18 (0.40%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 595 (13.08%) Windows
2 435 (9.56%) Linux
3 241 (5.30%) Unix
4 184 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 118 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 97 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 92 (2.02%) Android
9 80 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 61 (1.34%) Windows 10
11 58 (1.28%) Solaris
12 44 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.66%) AIX
15 27 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.40%) CentOS
16 18 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.24%) Kali Linux
18 11 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1347 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 576 (12.66%) Project Management
4 549 (12.07%) Scrum
5 375 (8.25%) Programme Management
6 363 (7.98%) Test Automation
7 356 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
8 345 (7.59%) MVC
9 344 (7.56%) ITIL
10 323 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 309 (6.79%) TDD
12 306 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
13 274 (6.02%) Mentoring
14 269 (5.91%) SDLC
15 252 (5.54%) PRINCE2
16 235 (5.17%) DevOps
17 234 (5.15%) Software Engineering
18 233 (5.12%) CRM
19 224 (4.93%) Business Analysis
20 216 (4.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1107 (24.34%) SQL
2 801 (17.61%) C#
3 578 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 573 (12.60%) Java
5 312 (6.86%) Python
6 231 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 169 (3.72%) C++
8 142 (3.12%) Perl
9 138 (3.03%) C
10 126 (2.77%) PHP
11 123 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 121 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 116 (2.55%) Ruby
14 112 (2.46%) PL/SQL
15 93 (2.04%) Bash Shell
16 61 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 50 (1.10%) R
18 44 (0.97%) VBA
19 34 (0.75%) ABAP
20 33 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 613 (13.48%) Degree
2 120 (2.64%) ISEB
3 111 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 103 (2.26%) CISSP
5 94 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 82 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 80 (1.76%) PMI Certification
8 76 (1.67%) PMP
9 66 (1.45%) CISM
10 60 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 59 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (0.92%) CIMA
14 40 (0.88%) ACCA
15 36 (0.79%) SC Cleared
16 35 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 32 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 32 (0.70%) MCSE
18 31 (0.68%) AAT
18 31 (0.68%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (7.04%) QA
2 190 (4.18%) SLA
3 90 (1.98%) PMO
4 83 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.40%) GDPR
8 18 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 16 (0.35%) COBIT
9 16 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.20%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.15%) GAAP
12 7 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.088%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 227 (4.99%) Active Directory
2 103 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.91%) Docker
4 29 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 23 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.51%) vSphere
5 23 (0.51%) XenApp
6 16 (0.35%) Terminal Services
7 15 (0.33%) KVM
8 14 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (0.31%) XenServer
9 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.13%) HDFS
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.088%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (1.96%) Puppet
2 88 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (1.76%) Ansible
4 22 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.44%) WSUS
6 19 (0.42%) SCCM
7 17 (0.37%) Grafana
7 17 (0.37%) Nessus
7 17 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.33%) Terraform
9 14 (0.31%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.26%) Nmap
11 9 (0.20%) FortiGate
11 9 (0.20%) Packer
11 9 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (0.18%) Nagios
13 7 (0.15%) Oozie
13 7 (0.15%) Pingdom
13 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1024 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 580 (12.75%) SAP
3 436 (9.59%) Oracle
4 168 (3.69%) VMware
5 139 (3.06%) Cisco
6 95 (2.09%) Citrix
7 85 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 82 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 77 (1.69%) IBM
10 71 (1.56%) HP
10 71 (1.56%) Sitecore
11 65 (1.43%) Tableau
12 55 (1.21%) Cognos
13 44 (0.97%) Xamarin
14 43 (0.95%) Remedy
15 35 (0.77%) CheckPoint
15 35 (0.77%) Google
16 34 (0.75%) EMC
16 34 (0.75%) Hyperion
17 33 (0.73%) F5