Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,341 5,159 7,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.17% 16.27% 18.06%
As % of the General category 42.73% 47.39% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,401 4,094 6,278
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,575 £30,675
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 10,159 10,886 14,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.16% 34.34% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,874 8,400 11,687
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 1,586 £47,500 - 276
Surrey 0 1,110 £52,500 - 149
Berkshire -9 884 £50,000 - 149
Hampshire -4 755 £46,000 +2.22% 125
Buckinghamshire -7 482 £45,000 - 74
Kent 0 304 £45,000 - 51
West Sussex -7 271 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Oxfordshire -14 234 £45,000 +5.88% 53
East Sussex -5 193 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Sussex -2 24 £60,000 -
Middlesex +4 17 £67,500 +237.50% 3
M4 Corridor +1 10 £62,500 -34.21%
Home Counties -2 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 1,128 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,084 (24.97%) SQL
3 817 (18.82%) Microsoft
4 695 (16.01%) SQL Server
5 674 (15.53%) .NET
6 661 (15.23%) C#
7 618 (14.24%) JavaScript
8 536 (12.35%) HTML
9 512 (11.79%) CSS
10 505 (11.63%) Project Management
10 505 (11.63%) Degree
11 471 (10.85%) SAP
12 459 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 446 (10.27%) Java
14 422 (9.72%) Windows
15 416 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
16 412 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
17 404 (9.31%) Scrum
18 378 (8.71%) Oracle
19 360 (8.29%) MVC
20 344 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
21 330 (7.60%) Marketing
22 317 (7.30%) Telecoms
23 305 (7.03%) PRINCE2
23 305 (7.03%) ASP.NET
24 292 (6.73%) ITIL
25 291 (6.70%) Banking
25 291 (6.70%) AngularJS
26 285 (6.57%) Linux
27 284 (6.54%) Manufacturing

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
1 120 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 110 (2.53%) Apache
3 73 (1.68%) CMS
4 71 (1.64%) IIS
5 55 (1.27%) SAS
5 55 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 44 (1.01%) MS Exchange
7 38 (0.88%) JBoss
8 32 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 27 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 25 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 24 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 17 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.35%) Confluence
14 15 (0.35%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 344 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 226 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
3 170 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 119 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 99 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.51%) Autodesk Inventor
8 10 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.046%) InDesign
11 2 (0.046%) Simulink
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 92 (2.12%) SAP FI
2 86 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 86 (1.98%) SAP CO
2 86 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 55 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 53 (1.22%) SAP MM
5 45 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
6 41 (0.94%) NetSuite
7 40 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
8 38 (0.88%) SAP PM
9 30 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
10 23 (0.53%) SAP PS
10 23 (0.53%) SAP R/3
11 22 (0.51%) SAP GTS
11 22 (0.51%) SAP HR
12 21 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
13 20 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
14 19 (0.44%) SAP BPC
15 18 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
16 17 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 223 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 180 (4.15%) SaaS
3 144 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (1.64%) Office 365
5 45 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
6 32 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.71%) PaaS
8 27 (0.62%) IaaS
9 22 (0.51%) FinancialForce
10 19 (0.44%) GitHub
11 14 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 13 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
12 13 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 12 (0.28%) npm
14 10 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 10 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.18%) Force.com
17 6 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.39%) Firewall
2 85 (1.96%) Network Security
3 79 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 77 (1.77%) WAN
5 74 (1.70%) LAN
6 71 (1.64%) VPN
7 68 (1.57%) SAN
8 54 (1.24%) VoIP
9 52 (1.20%) DNS
10 47 (1.08%) Internet
11 40 (0.92%) Wireless
12 25 (0.58%) DHCP
13 22 (0.51%) Ethernet
14 21 (0.48%) HTTP
14 21 (0.48%) SMS
15 19 (0.44%) VLAN
16 15 (0.35%) NAS
17 14 (0.32%) Intranet
17 14 (0.32%) MPLS
18 13 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 163 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 162 (3.73%) MySQL
4 130 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 129 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 101 (2.33%) Big Data
8 95 (2.19%) NoSQL
9 76 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 73 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
11 71 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 62 (1.43%) QlikView
13 54 (1.24%) Power BI
14 47 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 47 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
14 47 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
16 42 (0.97%) MongoDB
17 40 (0.92%) GIS
18 38 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 154 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 143 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 124 (2.86%) JIRA
4 113 (2.60%) Git (software)
5 108 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 79 (1.82%) Selenium
7 56 (1.29%) Maven
8 51 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 51 (1.17%) Subversion
9 39 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 38 (0.88%) NUnit
11 35 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
12 33 (0.76%) JUnit
13 29 (0.67%) LSMW
13 29 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 27 (0.62%) ProC
15 20 (0.46%) PVCS
16 19 (0.44%) MSBuild
17 18 (0.41%) MSTest
18 17 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 330 (7.60%) Marketing
2 317 (7.30%) Telecoms
3 291 (6.70%) Banking
4 284 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 272 (6.27%) Retail
6 222 (5.11%) Legal
7 127 (2.93%) Electronics
8 120 (2.76%) Financial Institution
9 112 (2.58%) Advertising
10 55 (1.27%) Publishing
11 53 (1.22%) Billing
12 44 (1.01%) Automotive
13 42 (0.97%) Aerospace
13 42 (0.97%) Law
14 35 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 34 (0.78%) Back Office
16 32 (0.74%) Local Government
17 18 (0.41%) Games
17 18 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,029 (23.70%) Developer
2 861 (19.83%) Analyst
3 373 (8.59%) Consultant
4 353 (8.13%) .NET Developer
5 340 (7.83%) Project Manager
6 317 (7.30%) C# Developer
7 280 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 253 (5.83%) Architect
9 239 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 204 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 162 (3.73%) IT Manager
12 136 (3.13%) Java Developer
13 131 (3.02%) Financial Analyst
14 130 (2.99%) Software Developer
15 125 (2.88%) SQL Developer
16 122 (2.81%) SAP Consultant
17 117 (2.70%) Junior
18 113 (2.60%) Support Analyst
19 104 (2.40%) Senior Manager
20 97 (2.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 674 (15.53%) .NET
2 536 (12.35%) HTML
3 512 (11.79%) CSS
4 305 (7.03%) ASP.NET
5 291 (6.70%) AngularJS
6 229 (5.28%) XML
7 228 (5.25%) jQuery
8 202 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 198 (4.56%) Web Services
10 177 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 145 (3.34%) HTML5
12 134 (3.09%) WCF
13 119 (2.74%) Spring
14 116 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 108 (2.49%) REST
16 106 (2.44%) React
17 103 (2.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 102 (2.35%) WPF
19 90 (2.07%) CSS3
20 82 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 416 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (5.09%) Fintech
3 197 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 143 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
5 134 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 134 (3.09%) User Experience
6 104 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 94 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 61 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 38 (0.88%) Clustering
11 37 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 36 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 31 (0.71%) Smartphone
14 30 (0.69%) N-Tier
15 28 (0.65%) PMI
16 26 (0.60%) FMCG
16 26 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (0.58%) CMDB
18 22 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 422 (9.72%) Windows
2 285 (6.57%) Linux
3 177 (4.08%) Unix
4 159 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 77 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 53 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 49 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 35 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.69%) AIX
11 27 (0.62%) Android
12 26 (0.60%) CentOS
13 24 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.37%) Solaris
17 12 (0.28%) Debian
18 9 (0.21%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,128 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (11.63%) Project Management
3 459 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 412 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
5 404 (9.31%) Scrum
6 360 (8.29%) MVC
7 305 (7.03%) PRINCE2
8 292 (6.73%) ITIL
9 263 (6.06%) SDLC
10 255 (5.87%) CRM
11 251 (5.78%) OO
12 243 (5.60%) TDD
13 242 (5.57%) ERP
14 238 (5.48%) Information Security
15 226 (5.21%) Mentoring
16 223 (5.14%) Test Automation
17 205 (4.72%) Risk Management
18 200 (4.61%) Programme Management
19 197 (4.54%) Web Development
20 195 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,084 (24.97%) SQL
2 661 (15.23%) C#
3 618 (14.24%) JavaScript
4 446 (10.27%) Java
5 223 (5.14%) Python
6 189 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 122 (2.81%) C
8 114 (2.63%) C++
9 101 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 92 (2.12%) PHP
11 88 (2.03%) VB.NET
12 61 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 55 (1.27%) ABAP
14 47 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 47 (1.08%) Perl
14 47 (1.08%) VBA
15 44 (1.01%) Ruby
16 39 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 33 (0.76%) R
18 29 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 505 (11.63%) Degree
2 185 (4.26%) CISSP
3 168 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 124 (2.86%) CISM
5 89 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 82 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 80 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 70 (1.61%) CISA
10 66 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 61 (1.41%) PMI Certification
12 57 (1.31%) ISTQB
13 56 (1.29%) CCNA
13 56 (1.29%) ISEB
14 52 (1.20%) PMP
15 50 (1.15%) MCSE
16 49 (1.13%) GIAC
17 47 (1.08%) CIMA
18 46 (1.06%) CCNP
18 46 (1.06%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (4.45%) QA
2 137 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (3.02%) SLA
4 89 (2.05%) PMO
5 87 (2.00%) PCI DSS
6 50 (1.15%) GDPR
7 41 (0.94%) Data Quality
8 25 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 24 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.16%) GAAP
10 7 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.12%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.092%) COBIT
13 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.092%) P3O
14 3 (0.069%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 206 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 102 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.87%) Docker
4 66 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.30%) vSphere
7 8 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.16%) KVM
8 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.14%) NFS
10 5 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.12%) HDFS
11 4 (0.092%) Firmware
11 4 (0.092%) SAP ITS
11 4 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.092%) XenApp
12 3 (0.069%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.069%) Xen
13 2 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (1.38%) Puppet
2 44 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.88%) Ansible
4 37 (0.85%) SCCM
5 28 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (0.46%) SCOM
7 16 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.23%) Nessus
9 9 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.21%) Nmap
10 8 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
10 8 (0.18%) OpenNebula
11 7 (0.16%) Grafana
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
12 6 (0.14%) Terraform
13 5 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.12%) Nagios
13 5 (0.12%) Packer
14 4 (0.092%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 817 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 471 (10.85%) SAP
3 378 (8.71%) Oracle
4 160 (3.69%) VMware
5 141 (3.25%) Cisco
6 78 (1.80%) HP
7 77 (1.77%) Sage
8 66 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.31%) Citrix
10 50 (1.15%) IBM
11 49 (1.13%) Cognos
12 45 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 42 (0.97%) Infor
14 41 (0.94%) Tableau
15 35 (0.81%) Hyperion
16 34 (0.78%) 3PAR
16 34 (0.78%) F5
16 34 (0.78%) Juniper
16 34 (0.78%) TOWER Software
17 31 (0.71%) JD Edwards