Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,226 4,508 6,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.97% 15.34% 17.97%
As % of the General category 42.60% 45.79% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,377 3,581 5,789
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% -1.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 9,920 9,844 13,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.78% 33.51% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,891 7,627 11,162
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 0 1,574 £50,000 +5.26% 205
Surrey -4 884 £54,500 +3.81% 132
Berkshire -3 872 £52,500 +5.00% 131
Hampshire -2 807 £50,000 +11.11% 121
Buckinghamshire -2 433 £45,000 - 45
West Sussex +8 362 £49,000 +3.16% 49
Kent +6 330 £50,000 +17.65% 45
Oxfordshire -6 276 £49,000 +15.29% 29
East Sussex -13 189 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Sussex -9 27 £80,000 +39.13%
Middlesex +20 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Home Counties -3 2 £63,750 +27.50%
M4 Corridor +10 1 £65,000 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 1,315 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,024 (24.23%) SQL
3 677 (16.02%) Microsoft
4 663 (15.69%) JavaScript
5 633 (14.98%) C#
6 624 (14.77%) .NET
7 609 (14.41%) SQL Server
8 532 (12.59%) Degree
9 520 (12.30%) HTML
10 486 (11.50%) CSS
11 485 (11.48%) Java
12 467 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
13 460 (10.88%) Project Management
14 429 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
15 419 (9.91%) Scrum
16 417 (9.87%) Oracle
17 409 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 397 (9.39%) Windows
19 386 (9.13%) SAP
20 372 (8.80%) AngularJS
21 343 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
22 338 (8.00%) ITIL
23 332 (7.86%) MVC
24 323 (7.64%) Marketing
25 313 (7.41%) Test Automation
25 313 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
26 305 (7.22%) Retail
27 301 (7.12%) SDLC
28 292 (6.91%) TDD
29 274 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 132 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 95 (2.25%) Confluence
3 67 (1.59%) Apache
4 58 (1.37%) CMS
5 51 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 46 (1.09%) IIS
7 44 (1.04%) SAS
8 43 (1.02%) JBoss
9 37 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 36 (0.85%) Drupal
10 36 (0.85%) WordPress
11 32 (0.76%) MS Exchange
12 31 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 23 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (0.35%) Apache Spark
18 14 (0.33%) Skype for Business
18 14 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 274 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 230 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 82 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 50 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
8 17 (0.40%) Autodesk Inventor
9 10 (0.24%) InVision
10 8 (0.19%) UXPin
11 6 (0.14%) HipChat
12 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.071%) InDesign
15 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.024%) Siemens NX
16 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 114 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 68 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 60 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 60 (1.42%) SAP CO
3 60 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 59 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 58 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 55 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
7 40 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
7 40 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
8 38 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
9 37 (0.88%) NetSuite
10 29 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
10 29 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
10 29 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
11 27 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
11 27 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
12 24 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
13 23 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 23 (0.54%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 313 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 200 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (3.05%) SaaS
4 114 (2.70%) Office 365
5 92 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
6 64 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.09%) PaaS
8 42 (0.99%) npm
9 41 (0.97%) IaaS
10 24 (0.57%) GitHub
10 24 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.31%) NuGet
12 11 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (0.21%) Yarn
14 8 (0.19%) Sage Pay
14 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (0.17%) FinancialForce
16 6 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 130 (3.08%) Firewall
2 127 (3.01%) LAN
3 115 (2.72%) WAN
4 95 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 86 (2.04%) Internet
6 62 (1.47%) VPN
7 55 (1.30%) DNS
8 44 (1.04%) SAN
9 42 (0.99%) Network Security
10 39 (0.92%) Wireless
11 36 (0.85%) VLAN
12 35 (0.83%) MPLS
13 34 (0.80%) DHCP
14 33 (0.78%) WLAN
15 28 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (0.59%) NetScaler
17 25 (0.59%) VPLS
18 24 (0.57%) DMZ
19 22 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 189 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 176 (4.16%) Data Warehouse
4 169 (4.00%) MySQL
5 165 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 91 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 90 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
9 75 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 73 (1.73%) Oracle Database
11 64 (1.51%) Big Data
12 56 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
13 55 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 55 (1.30%) Power BI
14 54 (1.28%) QlikView
15 52 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
16 42 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
17 41 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 35 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 190 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 170 (4.02%) JIRA
3 140 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 113 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 109 (2.58%) Selenium
6 105 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 53 (1.25%) Subversion
8 51 (1.21%) Maven
9 44 (1.04%) WebDriver
10 41 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 39 (0.92%) SpecFlow
11 39 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 38 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 36 (0.85%) JUnit
14 35 (0.83%) HP UFT
15 34 (0.80%) MSTest
15 34 (0.80%) NUnit
16 33 (0.78%) gulp
17 27 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
18 24 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 323 (7.64%) Marketing
2 305 (7.22%) Retail
3 255 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 244 (5.77%) Banking
5 201 (4.76%) Legal
6 176 (4.16%) Manufacturing
7 96 (2.27%) Advertising
8 91 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 84 (1.99%) Law
10 80 (1.89%) Electronics
11 67 (1.59%) Back Office
12 51 (1.21%) Automotive
13 49 (1.16%) Billing
14 47 (1.11%) Publishing
15 31 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 28 (0.66%) French Language
17 26 (0.62%) Games
18 25 (0.59%) German Language
19 23 (0.54%) Aerospace
20 17 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,065 (25.20%) Developer
2 712 (16.85%) Analyst
3 344 (8.14%) Consultant
4 331 (7.83%) Project Manager
5 275 (6.51%) .NET Developer
6 250 (5.92%) Architect
7 225 (5.32%) Senior Developer
8 213 (5.04%) C# Developer
9 172 (4.07%) IT Manager
10 161 (3.81%) Business Analyst
11 158 (3.74%) Java Developer
12 154 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 136 (3.22%) Software Developer
14 124 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
15 113 (2.67%) SQL Developer
16 110 (2.60%) IT Project Manager
17 105 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
18 99 (2.34%) Financial Analyst
19 95 (2.25%) Junior
20 94 (2.22%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (14.77%) .NET
2 520 (12.30%) HTML
3 486 (11.50%) CSS
4 372 (8.80%) AngularJS
5 254 (6.01%) ASP.NET
6 249 (5.89%) jQuery
7 225 (5.32%) HTML5
8 193 (4.57%) Web Services
9 182 (4.31%) XML
10 176 (4.16%) .NET Framework
11 132 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 131 (3.10%) React
12 131 (3.10%) Spring
13 130 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 118 (2.79%) CSS3
15 108 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 101 (2.39%) WPF
17 96 (2.27%) REST
18 83 (1.96%) WCF
19 82 (1.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 429 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (4.07%) User Experience
3 169 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 167 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 159 (3.76%) Fintech
6 142 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 139 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 117 (2.77%) Data Centre
9 106 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
10 72 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 53 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 40 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 37 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 32 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 29 (0.69%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.66%) PMI
17 27 (0.64%) Mainframe
17 27 (0.64%) Reinsurance
18 26 (0.62%) EMV
19 25 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 397 (9.39%) Windows
2 268 (6.34%) Linux
3 161 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 131 (3.10%) Unix
5 79 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (1.63%) Windows 10
7 57 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (1.30%) Android
9 54 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 42 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 34 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 30 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.45%) AIX
14 15 (0.35%) CentOS
14 15 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.14%) Debian
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.12%) Solaris
16 5 (0.12%) zOS
17 3 (0.071%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,315 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
3 460 (10.88%) Project Management
4 419 (9.91%) Scrum
5 409 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 343 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 338 (8.00%) ITIL
8 332 (7.86%) MVC
9 313 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 301 (7.12%) SDLC
11 292 (6.91%) TDD
12 273 (6.46%) ERP
13 272 (6.44%) PRINCE2
14 246 (5.82%) Waterfall
15 210 (4.97%) Analytics
16 208 (4.92%) CRM
17 202 (4.78%) DevOps
18 189 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 186 (4.40%) Mentoring
20 181 (4.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (24.23%) SQL
2 663 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 633 (14.98%) C#
4 485 (11.48%) Java
5 199 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 161 (3.81%) Python
7 142 (3.36%) PHP
8 130 (3.08%) C++
9 120 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 96 (2.27%) C
11 89 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 81 (1.92%) Java 8
13 79 (1.87%) TypeScript
14 71 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 67 (1.59%) VBA
16 51 (1.21%) ABAP
17 49 (1.16%) Ruby
18 42 (0.99%) Perl
19 40 (0.95%) ES6
20 36 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 532 (12.59%) Degree
2 151 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 111 (2.63%) CISSP
4 108 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 104 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 98 (2.32%) CISM
7 85 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 77 (1.82%) CISA
9 73 (1.73%) ISTQB
10 69 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 68 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 66 (1.56%) ISEB
13 62 (1.47%) CCNA
13 62 (1.47%) PMP
14 61 (1.44%) CIMA
15 52 (1.23%) CCNP
16 50 (1.18%) Master's Degree
16 50 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 48 (1.14%) ACCA
18 35 (0.83%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (6.18%) QA
2 143 (3.38%) SLA
3 121 (2.86%) PMO
4 89 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 89 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 48 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 37 (0.88%) COBIT
7 31 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.69%) GDPR
9 14 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 9 (0.21%) PA-DSS
10 9 (0.21%) PSD2
11 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.14%) P3O
13 4 (0.095%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.095%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.095%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.071%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 162 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 116 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (1.56%) Docker
4 59 (1.40%) XenApp
5 48 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 40 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.31%) vSphere
9 5 (0.12%) HDFS
10 4 (0.095%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.071%) LXC
11 3 (0.071%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.047%) Samba
12 2 (0.047%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.047%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (1.37%) Puppet
2 50 (1.18%) Ansible
3 40 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 21 (0.50%) SCCM
6 18 (0.43%) Core Impact
6 18 (0.43%) Nessus
6 18 (0.43%) Nexpose
6 18 (0.43%) OpenVAS
6 18 (0.43%) QRadar
7 17 (0.40%) SCOM
8 12 (0.28%) Terraform
9 11 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.21%) WSUS
11 8 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.17%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 677 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 417 (9.87%) Oracle
3 386 (9.13%) SAP
4 181 (4.28%) VMware
5 167 (3.95%) Citrix
6 138 (3.27%) Cisco
7 81 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 65 (1.54%) Sage
10 63 (1.49%) HP
11 58 (1.37%) Tableau
12 55 (1.30%) F5
13 49 (1.16%) Google
14 45 (1.06%) IBM
15 44 (1.04%) Apple
16 43 (1.02%) Capita
16 43 (1.02%) IFS
17 39 (0.92%) Facebook
17 39 (0.92%) Juniper
18 37 (0.88%) Hyperion