Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4650 6013 7645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.33% 17.19% 17.88%
As % of the General category 44.53% 48.53% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3641 4961 6453
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £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 10443 12389 15556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.43% 35.42% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8072 9853 12023
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,275 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,225 £71,250 £70,000
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 1727 £50,000 +2.04% 81
Surrey +4 1345 £53,000 +6.00% 55
Berkshire -3 992 £50,000 - 37
Hampshire -4 681 £49,000 +8.89% 48
Buckinghamshire -5 528 £45,000 - 24
Kent +1 319 £42,500 - 14
West Sussex -12 252 £50,000 +2.04% 9
Oxfordshire -10 216 £45,000 - 20
East Sussex -5 210 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Sussex +7 28 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Middlesex -1 16 £52,500 +162.50% 2
M4 Corridor -2 6 £62,500 -34.21%
Home Counties -4 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1276 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1137 (24.45%) SQL
3 946 (20.34%) Microsoft
4 727 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 720 (15.48%) C#
6 701 (15.08%) .NET
7 627 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
8 614 (13.20%) JavaScript
9 604 (12.99%) SAP
10 568 (12.22%) Project Management
11 559 (12.02%) Degree
12 534 (11.48%) Java
13 520 (11.18%) Telecoms
14 513 (11.03%) Windows
15 507 (10.90%) HTML
16 487 (10.47%) Marketing
17 479 (10.30%) CSS
17 479 (10.30%) Scrum
18 442 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
19 415 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 389 (8.37%) Oracle
21 384 (8.26%) Manufacturing
22 370 (7.96%) Linux
23 350 (7.53%) Programme Management
24 339 (7.29%) MVC
25 330 (7.10%) ITIL
25 330 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
26 321 (6.90%) Banking
27 316 (6.80%) Python
28 309 (6.65%) Test Automation

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
1 111 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.30%) Apache
3 91 (1.96%) CMS
4 80 (1.72%) IIS
5 59 (1.27%) SAS
6 53 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 49 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 44 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 39 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 33 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 32 (0.69%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.62%) JBoss
13 24 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (0.39%) Umbraco
16 17 (0.37%) Documentum
17 15 (0.32%) Drupal
18 13 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 330 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 248 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 162 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 135 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 118 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.39%) Autodesk Inventor
9 15 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.065%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.065%) Niku Workbench
11 3 (0.065%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.043%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.043%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.043%) Simulink
13 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 121 (2.60%) SAP FI
2 113 (2.43%) SAP CO
2 113 (2.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 75 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 51 (1.10%) SAP MM
5 46 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
6 43 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 40 (0.86%) SAP PM
8 30 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
9 28 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
10 27 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
11 25 (0.54%) SAP PS
12 23 (0.49%) SAP BPC
13 22 (0.47%) SAP HR
14 21 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
15 20 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
16 19 (0.41%) NetSuite
16 19 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
16 19 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
16 19 (0.41%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 267 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 207 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 186 (4.00%) SaaS
4 78 (1.68%) Office 365
5 52 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.67%) PaaS
7 25 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
7 25 (0.54%) IaaS
8 21 (0.45%) FinancialForce
9 19 (0.41%) GitHub
10 17 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 16 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
13 13 (0.28%) Force.com
13 13 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
14 10 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 8 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.11%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 208 (4.47%) Firewall
2 109 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 101 (2.17%) WAN
4 100 (2.15%) Network Security
4 100 (2.15%) VPN
5 94 (2.02%) LAN
6 76 (1.63%) DNS
7 71 (1.53%) Internet
8 58 (1.25%) VoIP
9 56 (1.20%) SAN
10 37 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (0.80%) DHCP
11 36 (0.77%) Wireless
12 30 (0.65%) VLAN
13 27 (0.58%) AMQP
14 26 (0.56%) FTP
14 26 (0.56%) HTTP
15 23 (0.49%) Ethernet
15 23 (0.49%) Unified Communications
16 19 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 214 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 197 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 179 (3.85%) MySQL
5 173 (3.72%) Big Data
6 159 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 138 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 119 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 98 (2.11%) Power BI
10 97 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 90 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 80 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
13 73 (1.57%) QlikView
14 66 (1.42%) Hadoop
15 57 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 57 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 48 (1.03%) Data Lake
18 45 (0.97%) RDBMS
19 44 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 183 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 149 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 148 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 119 (2.56%) JIRA
5 114 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 96 (2.06%) Selenium
7 69 (1.48%) NUnit
8 48 (1.03%) WebDriver
9 45 (0.97%) Maven
9 45 (0.97%) Subversion
10 40 (0.86%) JUnit
11 39 (0.84%) Cucumber
12 33 (0.71%) ProC
13 32 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 28 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
15 27 (0.58%) PVCS
16 24 (0.52%) MSBuild
17 20 (0.43%) gulp
17 20 (0.43%) T4 Templates
17 20 (0.43%) WiX
General
1 520 (11.18%) Telecoms
2 487 (10.47%) Marketing
3 384 (8.26%) Manufacturing
4 321 (6.90%) Banking
5 272 (5.85%) Electronics
6 256 (5.51%) Retail
7 236 (5.08%) Legal
8 147 (3.16%) Financial Institution
9 84 (1.81%) Advertising
10 55 (1.18%) Automotive
11 51 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 50 (1.08%) Billing
13 49 (1.05%) Back Office
14 41 (0.88%) Publishing
15 35 (0.75%) General Ledger
16 30 (0.65%) Law
17 27 (0.58%) Local Government
18 21 (0.45%) Investment Banking
19 18 (0.39%) Games
20 17 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1122 (24.13%) Developer
2 917 (19.72%) Analyst
3 353 (7.59%) Consultant
4 351 (7.55%) .NET Developer
5 338 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 314 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 299 (6.43%) Business Analyst
8 234 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 229 (4.92%) Architect
10 203 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 165 (3.55%) SQL Developer
12 164 (3.53%) IT Manager
13 137 (2.95%) Java Developer
14 130 (2.80%) Junior
15 128 (2.75%) Financial Analyst
16 126 (2.71%) Support Analyst
17 117 (2.52%) Senior Manager
18 107 (2.30%) SAP Consultant
19 106 (2.28%) Administrator
20 101 (2.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 701 (15.08%) .NET
2 507 (10.90%) HTML
3 479 (10.30%) CSS
4 292 (6.28%) ASP.NET
5 284 (6.11%) AngularJS
6 269 (5.78%) Web Services
7 242 (5.20%) XML
8 224 (4.82%) .NET Framework
9 213 (4.58%) jQuery
10 157 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 149 (3.20%) REST
12 138 (2.97%) HTML5
13 133 (2.86%) WCF
14 129 (2.77%) React
15 120 (2.58%) Spring
16 116 (2.49%) CSS3
17 110 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 102 (2.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 94 (2.02%) WPF
20 90 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 442 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (4.88%) Fintech
3 210 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 145 (3.12%) User Experience
5 136 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 118 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 110 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
8 87 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 79 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 76 (1.63%) Virtual Team
11 43 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 39 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 29 (0.62%) Clustering
13 29 (0.62%) W3C
14 28 (0.60%) FMCG
15 26 (0.56%) CMDB
16 25 (0.54%) Reinsurance
17 24 (0.52%) PMI
18 22 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
19 20 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 513 (11.03%) Windows
2 370 (7.96%) Linux
3 208 (4.47%) Unix
4 168 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 105 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 58 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 48 (1.03%) Android
10 44 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 37 (0.80%) Solaris
11 37 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (0.77%) AIX
13 28 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.49%) CentOS
16 20 (0.43%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.15%) Debian
18 7 (0.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1276 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
3 568 (12.22%) Project Management
4 479 (10.30%) Scrum
5 415 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 350 (7.53%) Programme Management
7 339 (7.29%) MVC
8 330 (7.10%) ITIL
9 309 (6.65%) Test Automation
10 305 (6.56%) PRINCE2
11 301 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 283 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
13 280 (6.02%) SDLC
14 271 (5.83%) TDD
15 262 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 257 (5.53%) CRM
17 242 (5.20%) OO
18 240 (5.16%) Information Security
19 225 (4.84%) Web Development
20 218 (4.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1137 (24.45%) SQL
2 720 (15.48%) C#
3 614 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 534 (11.48%) Java
5 316 (6.80%) Python
6 231 (4.97%) T-SQL
7 147 (3.16%) C++
8 139 (2.99%) C
9 111 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 104 (2.24%) PHP
11 96 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 90 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 89 (1.91%) Perl
14 85 (1.83%) Ruby
15 76 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 48 (1.03%) R
16 48 (1.03%) VBA
17 44 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 43 (0.92%) ABAP
19 35 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 559 (12.02%) Degree
2 196 (4.22%) CISSP
3 144 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 127 (2.73%) CISM
5 96 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (1.59%) PMI Certification
8 71 (1.53%) ISEB
8 71 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (1.48%) PMP
10 64 (1.38%) SC Cleared
11 62 (1.33%) ISTQB
12 58 (1.25%) CISA
13 55 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 51 (1.10%) CCNA
15 50 (1.08%) CCNP
16 48 (1.03%) CIMA
16 48 (1.03%) CRISC
17 45 (0.97%) GIAC
18 41 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (5.14%) QA
2 167 (3.59%) SLA
3 144 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (2.24%) PMO
5 83 (1.78%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.90%) GDPR
7 39 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 20 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.26%) GAAP
12 9 (0.19%) COBIT
13 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
15 5 (0.11%) PA-DSS
16 4 (0.086%) WAI
17 3 (0.065%) HL7
17 3 (0.065%) RMADS
17 3 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 218 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 118 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (2.11%) Docker
4 48 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.43%) vSphere
6 18 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.32%) XenApp
8 14 (0.30%) KVM
9 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.19%) XenServer
11 8 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.11%) Xen
14 4 (0.086%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.086%) Firmware
15 3 (0.065%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.065%) NFS
Systems Management
1 76 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 67 (1.44%) Puppet
3 65 (1.40%) Ansible
4 27 (0.58%) SCCM
5 24 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.43%) Grafana
7 18 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 17 (0.37%) Terraform
9 16 (0.34%) Nessus
10 15 (0.32%) Nmap
11 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (0.28%) SCOM
13 12 (0.26%) Packer
13 12 (0.26%) WSUS
14 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.19%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.17%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.15%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 946 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 604 (12.99%) SAP
3 389 (8.37%) Oracle
4 181 (3.89%) VMware
5 171 (3.68%) Cisco
6 100 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 86 (1.85%) HP
8 71 (1.53%) IBM
9 68 (1.46%) Citrix
10 61 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 52 (1.12%) Cognos
12 47 (1.01%) Sitecore
13 46 (0.99%) Sage
14 42 (0.90%) F5
15 40 (0.86%) Tableau
16 39 (0.84%) Juniper
17 37 (0.80%) TOWER Software
18 32 (0.69%) CheckPoint
19 31 (0.67%) Hyperion
19 31 (0.67%) Splunk