Period
to 14 August 2020

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

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,316 3,539 4,282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.47% 13.56% 14.44%
As % of the General category 41.66% 42.82% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 2,955 3,646
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,159 8,264 10,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.94% 31.67% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,388 6,073 8,046
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 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
Thames Valley -5 369 £60,000 +14.29% 73
Surrey -1 335 £60,000 - 20
Hampshire -7 230 £46,500 -15.45% 36
Berkshire -6 193 £60,000 - 32
West Sussex -6 170 £55,000 +10.00% 7
East Sussex -1 156 £57,500 -4.17% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 123 £63,250 +26.50% 26
Oxfordshire -15 52 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Kent 0 42 £42,500 -8.60% 6
Middlesex +4 3 £45,000 - 1
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 South East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 427 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (18.31%) Azure
3 229 (17.40%) C#
4 228 (17.33%) SQL
5 213 (16.19%) Microsoft
6 208 (15.81%) .NET
7 172 (13.07%) Degree
8 167 (12.69%) Scrum
9 164 (12.46%) Project Management
10 159 (12.08%) SQL Server
11 156 (11.85%) JavaScript
11 156 (11.85%) Fintech
12 142 (10.79%) Windows
12 142 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 138 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
14 137 (10.41%) DevOps
15 134 (10.18%) Test Automation
16 120 (9.12%) Java
17 114 (8.66%) AWS
18 108 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
19 106 (8.05%) HTML
19 106 (8.05%) ITIL
20 103 (7.83%) CSS
21 102 (7.75%) SAP
22 99 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
23 93 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
23 93 (7.07%) AngularJS
24 92 (6.99%) Banking
25 91 (6.91%) ASP.NET
26 90 (6.84%) Python

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 34 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.90%) IIS
3 20 (1.52%) Confluence
4 18 (1.37%) Apache
4 18 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.91%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.68%) CMS
8 8 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.53%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.53%) SAS
10 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.38%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.38%) nginx
11 4 (0.30%) CICS
11 4 (0.30%) DNN
11 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.91%) Sketch
6 6 (0.46%) InVision
7 5 (0.38%) Figma
7 5 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.076%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.14%) NetSuite
3 12 (0.91%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.53%) SAP MDG
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.46%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.46%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.38%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.30%) SAP PM
11 3 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 241 (18.31%) Azure
2 114 (8.66%) AWS
3 65 (4.94%) Power Platform
4 63 (4.79%) Office 365
5 45 (3.42%) SaaS
6 29 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.98%) PaaS
8 15 (1.14%) Serverless
9 14 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.06%) GCP
10 12 (0.91%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.84%) GitHub
12 10 (0.76%) IaaS
13 7 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.46%) Boomi
15 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.38%) npm
16 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.30%) BPaaS
16 4 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.47%) Firewall
2 43 (3.27%) WAN
3 38 (2.89%) Skype
4 31 (2.36%) DNS
5 29 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
6 26 (1.98%) Network Security
7 21 (1.60%) TCP/IP
8 18 (1.37%) LAN
8 18 (1.37%) MPLS
8 18 (1.37%) VPN
9 17 (1.29%) HTTP
10 14 (1.06%) DHCP
10 14 (1.06%) Internet
10 14 (1.06%) VoIP
11 11 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.84%) SAN
12 10 (0.76%) BGP
12 10 (0.76%) Wireless
13 9 (0.68%) OSPF
14 5 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.64%) Power BI
3 58 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (3.34%) Big Data
7 38 (2.89%) MySQL
8 35 (2.66%) NoSQL
9 31 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 24 (1.82%) Data Lake
11 23 (1.75%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (1.22%) DB2
15 15 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (1.14%) Relational Database
16 14 (1.06%) QlikView
17 13 (0.99%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 82 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 47 (3.57%) JIRA
3 45 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 43 (3.27%) Selenium
5 30 (2.28%) SpecFlow
6 27 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.60%) Maven
9 17 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.84%) gulp
12 11 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.68%) JMeter
14 8 (0.61%) Ant
14 8 (0.61%) Grunt
14 8 (0.61%) LSMW
14 8 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.53%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.53%) Axure RP
General
1 92 (6.99%) Banking
2 73 (5.55%) Marketing
3 60 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 38 (2.89%) Retail
6 28 (2.13%) Public Sector
7 24 (1.82%) Legal
8 14 (1.06%) Back Office
9 13 (0.99%) Electronics
9 13 (0.99%) Local Government
10 12 (0.91%) Billing
11 11 (0.84%) Automotive
11 11 (0.84%) Games
11 11 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.84%) Law
12 10 (0.76%) Advertising
12 10 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 281 (21.35%) Developer
2 199 (15.12%) Analyst
3 101 (7.67%) Architect
4 98 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 76 (5.78%) Senior Developer
6 62 (4.71%) .NET Developer
7 57 (4.33%) Business Analyst
8 53 (4.03%) IT Manager
9 52 (3.95%) Consultant
10 43 (3.27%) Software Developer
11 38 (2.89%) Scrum Master
12 37 (2.81%) C# Developer
12 37 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (2.51%) Financial Analyst
14 32 (2.43%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (2.28%) DevOps Engineer
16 28 (2.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 28 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (2.13%) Network Engineer
16 28 (2.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (15.81%) .NET
2 106 (8.05%) HTML
3 103 (7.83%) CSS
4 93 (7.07%) AngularJS
5 91 (6.91%) ASP.NET
6 73 (5.55%) .NET Core
7 65 (4.94%) React
8 62 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (4.18%) .NET Framework
10 42 (3.19%) Web Services
11 41 (3.12%) XML
12 39 (2.96%) JSON
13 36 (2.74%) Spring
14 35 (2.66%) RESTful
15 33 (2.51%) Node.js
16 32 (2.43%) REST
17 30 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (2.20%) jQuery
19 27 (2.05%) Entity Framework
20 21 (1.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.27%) Data Centre
3 42 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.66%) User Experience
5 29 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.44%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 13 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (0.91%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
13 11 (0.84%) SCADA
14 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
15 9 (0.68%) DataPower
15 9 (0.68%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.61%) IVR
16 8 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 142 (10.79%) Windows
2 77 (5.85%) Linux
3 70 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 38 (2.89%) Unix
5 26 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.14%) Android
7 15 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.91%) Solaris
10 10 (0.76%) AIX
11 8 (0.61%) Debian
12 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (12.69%) Scrum
3 164 (12.46%) Project Management
4 156 (11.85%) Fintech
5 142 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 138 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
7 137 (10.41%) DevOps
8 134 (10.18%) Test Automation
9 108 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
10 106 (8.05%) ITIL
11 93 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 79 (6.00%) MVC
13 74 (5.62%) Software Engineering
14 73 (5.55%) Microservices
14 73 (5.55%) Project Delivery
15 71 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (5.32%) Mentoring
17 69 (5.24%) PRINCE2
18 68 (5.17%) Data Modelling
19 67 (5.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 229 (17.40%) C#
2 228 (17.33%) SQL
3 156 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 120 (9.12%) Java
5 90 (6.84%) Python
6 63 (4.79%) T-SQL
7 51 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 41 (3.12%) C
9 32 (2.43%) C++
10 22 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 21 (1.60%) TypeScript
12 17 (1.29%) PHP
13 16 (1.22%) R
14 15 (1.14%) VB
15 12 (0.91%) Java 8
15 12 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.84%) VB6
17 9 (0.68%) Korn
18 8 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 172 (13.07%) Degree
2 40 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.43%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.20%) PMP
6 27 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (1.82%) ISEB
8 22 (1.67%) CISSP
9 18 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 17 (1.29%) CISM
11 14 (1.06%) CISA
12 11 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.76%) ACCA
13 10 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (0.68%) CCNP
14 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.61%) CIMA
15 8 (0.61%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.53%) CCNA
16 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.31%) QA
2 39 (2.96%) GDPR
2 39 (2.96%) SLA
3 37 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.51%) PMO
5 23 (1.75%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.44%) NIST
6 19 (1.44%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.61%) COBIT
10 6 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.30%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.15%) IFRS
12 2 (0.15%) MiFID
12 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.15%) WCAG
13 1 (0.076%) NCSC
13 1 (0.076%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 84 (6.38%) Docker
2 68 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 47 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.29%) vSphere
5 7 (0.53%) Firmware
6 6 (0.46%) vCloud
6 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.46%) XenApp
7 4 (0.30%) HDFS
8 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.20%) Ansible
3 20 (1.52%) Terraform
4 13 (0.99%) SCCM
5 11 (0.84%) Puppet
6 9 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.61%) logstash
8 6 (0.46%) Galera Cluster
8 6 (0.46%) OpenNebula
9 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.30%) Mesos
10 4 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.30%) OpenView
10 4 (0.30%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.30%) SCOM
10 4 (0.30%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.23%) Istio
11 3 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 213 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.75%) SAP
3 70 (5.32%) Oracle
4 67 (5.09%) Cisco
5 66 (5.02%) VMware
6 27 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 20 (1.52%) Meraki
9 19 (1.44%) IBM
10 17 (1.29%) Citrix
10 17 (1.29%) HP
11 16 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.22%) Tableau
12 15 (1.14%) Google
13 14 (1.06%) JD Edwards
14 13 (0.99%) 3PAR
14 13 (0.99%) Splunk
15 12 (0.91%) F5
15 12 (0.91%) Hortonworks
15 12 (0.91%) ServiceNow