Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,282 4,582 6,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.44% 15.63% 17.81%
As % of the General category 43.74% 45.69% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,465 3,606 5,663
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +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 9,789 10,028 13,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 34.20% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7,775 7,745 10,929
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £28,891 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -2 1,554 £50,000 - 183
Surrey -5 974 £54,000 +2.86% 132
Berkshire -4 893 £52,500 +5.00% 91
Hampshire -1 821 £52,500 +10.53% 96
Buckinghamshire 0 432 £45,500 -4.21% 49
West Sussex +8 344 £48,500 -3.00% 39
Kent +7 333 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Oxfordshire -2 230 £50,000 +11.11% 43
East Sussex -6 204 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Middlesex +17 25 £65,750 +25.24% 2
Sussex -14 11 £80,000 +39.13%
Home Counties +1 4 £72,500 +45.00%
M4 Corridor +7 1 £65,000 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,406 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 970 (22.65%) SQL
3 757 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 620 (14.48%) JavaScript
5 609 (14.22%) C#
6 604 (14.11%) .NET
7 568 (13.26%) Degree
8 518 (12.10%) SQL Server
9 515 (12.03%) Project Management
10 489 (11.42%) HTML
11 462 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
12 450 (10.51%) CSS
12 450 (10.51%) Scrum
13 442 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 427 (9.97%) SAP
15 420 (9.81%) Java
16 417 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
17 403 (9.41%) Windows
18 400 (9.34%) Oracle
19 357 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
20 355 (8.29%) ITIL
21 354 (8.27%) AngularJS
22 334 (7.80%) Retail
23 332 (7.75%) Test Automation
24 331 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
25 324 (7.57%) Marketing
26 297 (6.94%) MVC
27 293 (6.84%) QA
28 286 (6.68%) SDLC
29 277 (6.47%) 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
1 125 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 106 (2.48%) Confluence
3 54 (1.26%) CMS
4 50 (1.17%) Apache
4 50 (1.17%) IIS
5 40 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 36 (0.84%) SAS
6 36 (0.84%) WordPress
7 34 (0.79%) JBoss
8 32 (0.75%) Drupal
9 30 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (0.65%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 23 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
13 23 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.47%) Skype for Business
15 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 277 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 245 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
3 102 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 99 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
9 10 (0.23%) InVision
10 8 (0.19%) UXPin
11 6 (0.14%) HipChat
12 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.023%) Abaqus
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.023%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.023%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 100 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 66 (1.54%) SAP FI
3 63 (1.47%) SAP CO
3 63 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 62 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 55 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 50 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 46 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
8 43 (1.00%) SAP S/4HANA
9 42 (0.98%) NetSuite
10 41 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
11 33 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
12 32 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
13 28 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
14 26 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
14 26 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
14 26 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 24 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
16 20 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 331 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 214 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (2.83%) Office 365
4 106 (2.48%) SaaS
5 87 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
6 58 (1.35%) PaaS
7 56 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (1.19%) IaaS
9 37 (0.86%) npm
10 20 (0.47%) GitHub
10 20 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 9 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
13 9 (0.21%) NuGet
13 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 9 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 146 (3.41%) Firewall
2 133 (3.11%) LAN
3 116 (2.71%) WAN
4 106 (2.48%) Internet
5 89 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 73 (1.70%) DNS
7 54 (1.26%) DHCP
8 52 (1.21%) Network Security
8 52 (1.21%) SAN
9 50 (1.17%) VPN
10 42 (0.98%) Wireless
11 28 (0.65%) MPLS
11 28 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 28 (0.65%) VLAN
11 28 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (0.56%) NAS
12 24 (0.56%) WLAN
13 22 (0.51%) NFC
14 21 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 186 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 179 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
4 165 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (3.67%) MySQL
6 112 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 81 (1.89%) Big Data
8 78 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 68 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 64 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 59 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 57 (1.33%) Power BI
13 50 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
14 45 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 38 (0.89%) MongoDB
18 35 (0.82%) QlikView
19 34 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 193 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 168 (3.92%) JIRA
3 157 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 119 (2.78%) Selenium
5 108 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 102 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 54 (1.26%) WebDriver
8 47 (1.10%) HP UFT
9 46 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 41 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 38 (0.89%) MSTest
11 38 (0.89%) Subversion
12 36 (0.84%) JUnit
12 36 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 35 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
14 32 (0.75%) gulp
15 31 (0.72%) Maven
16 30 (0.70%) NUnit
17 29 (0.68%) Eclipse
17 29 (0.68%) Ranorex
General
1 334 (7.80%) Retail
2 324 (7.57%) Marketing
3 272 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 262 (6.12%) Banking
5 187 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 179 (4.18%) Legal
7 101 (2.36%) Electronics
8 96 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 82 (1.91%) Law
10 73 (1.70%) Back Office
11 71 (1.66%) Advertising
12 52 (1.21%) Publishing
13 50 (1.17%) Automotive
13 50 (1.17%) Billing
14 31 (0.72%) General Ledger
15 27 (0.63%) French Language
16 26 (0.61%) German Language
17 23 (0.54%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.49%) Games
19 19 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,001 (23.38%) Developer
2 746 (17.42%) Analyst
3 358 (8.36%) Project Manager
4 296 (6.91%) Consultant
5 264 (6.17%) Architect
6 230 (5.37%) .NET Developer
7 211 (4.93%) Senior Developer
8 198 (4.62%) IT Manager
9 189 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 170 (3.97%) C# Developer
11 130 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
12 127 (2.97%) Software Developer
13 126 (2.94%) Java Developer
14 123 (2.87%) SQL Developer
15 119 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
16 109 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
17 104 (2.43%) IT Project Manager
18 101 (2.36%) Junior
19 93 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
20 92 (2.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (14.11%) .NET
2 489 (11.42%) HTML
3 450 (10.51%) CSS
4 354 (8.27%) AngularJS
5 248 (5.79%) jQuery
6 210 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 209 (4.88%) HTML5
8 161 (3.76%) Web Services
9 151 (3.53%) XML
10 137 (3.20%) .NET Framework
11 126 (2.94%) React
12 124 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 114 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 110 (2.57%) CSS3
14 110 (2.57%) Spring
15 109 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 78 (1.82%) WCF
17 76 (1.77%) REST
18 71 (1.66%) WPF
19 69 (1.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 417 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
3 185 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 164 (3.83%) Fintech
5 162 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 157 (3.67%) User Experience
7 128 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 117 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 106 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
10 73 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 57 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 33 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 33 (0.77%) Reinsurance
13 32 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 30 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (0.65%) Replication
16 27 (0.63%) Clustering
16 27 (0.63%) Mainframe
16 27 (0.63%) PKI
16 27 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 403 (9.41%) Windows
2 275 (6.42%) Linux
3 183 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 168 (3.92%) Unix
5 96 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (2.01%) Windows 10
7 73 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (1.49%) Android
9 53 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 50 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 43 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.54%) AIX
14 17 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.33%) CentOS
16 6 (0.14%) Solaris
17 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.093%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.070%) Debian
19 3 (0.070%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,406 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (12.03%) Project Management
3 462 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
4 450 (10.51%) Scrum
5 442 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 357 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
7 355 (8.29%) ITIL
8 332 (7.75%) Test Automation
9 297 (6.94%) MVC
10 286 (6.68%) SDLC
11 270 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 262 (6.12%) ERP
13 255 (5.96%) Waterfall
14 221 (5.16%) TDD
15 220 (5.14%) Analytics
16 216 (5.04%) CRM
17 205 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
18 199 (4.65%) DevOps
19 194 (4.53%) Change Management
20 185 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 970 (22.65%) SQL
2 620 (14.48%) JavaScript
3 609 (14.22%) C#
4 420 (9.81%) Java
5 204 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 165 (3.85%) Python
7 133 (3.11%) C++
8 131 (3.06%) PHP
9 124 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 121 (2.83%) C
11 119 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 64 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 63 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 62 (1.45%) Java 8
15 59 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 57 (1.33%) Perl
17 56 (1.31%) Ruby
18 52 (1.21%) VBA
19 50 (1.17%) ABAP
20 46 (1.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 568 (13.26%) Degree
2 150 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 103 (2.41%) CISSP
5 97 (2.27%) CISM
6 90 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 83 (1.94%) ISEB
8 80 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 76 (1.77%) PMI Certification
10 73 (1.70%) CISA
10 73 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
11 71 (1.66%) PMP
12 68 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (1.35%) CIMA
14 49 (1.14%) CCNA
15 47 (1.10%) ACCA
16 46 (1.07%) Master's Degree
17 44 (1.03%) CCNP
18 43 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 37 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (6.84%) QA
2 139 (3.25%) SLA
3 130 (3.04%) PMO
4 101 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 96 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 45 (1.05%) COBIT
7 41 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 40 (0.93%) GDPR
9 38 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.21%) PA-DSS
12 8 (0.19%) PSD2
13 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.12%) GAAP
14 5 (0.12%) NIST 800
14 5 (0.12%) P3O
15 4 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.093%) IFRS
15 4 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 4 (0.093%) RMADS
System Software
1 188 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 130 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.63%) Docker
4 55 (1.28%) XenApp
5 45 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 44 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 38 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.44%) vSphere
9 11 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.21%) Samba
11 6 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.12%) LXC
12 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.093%) NFS
13 4 (0.093%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.093%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.047%) KVM
15 2 (0.047%) vCloud
15 2 (0.047%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 66 (1.54%) Ansible
2 62 (1.45%) Puppet
3 52 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 32 (0.75%) SCCM
6 27 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (0.54%) QRadar
8 22 (0.51%) Core Impact
8 22 (0.51%) Nessus
8 22 (0.51%) Nexpose
8 22 (0.51%) OpenVAS
9 21 (0.49%) SCOM
10 20 (0.47%) Terraform
11 11 (0.26%) HP ALM
11 11 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 8 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.19%) WSUS
15 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 757 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 427 (9.97%) SAP
3 400 (9.34%) Oracle
4 197 (4.60%) VMware
5 151 (3.53%) Citrix
6 131 (3.06%) Cisco
7 76 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 60 (1.40%) SolarWinds
9 58 (1.35%) IBM
10 55 (1.28%) HP
11 54 (1.26%) Tableau
12 50 (1.17%) Sage
13 49 (1.14%) Hyperion
13 49 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 47 (1.10%) Capita
15 46 (1.07%) F5
16 43 (1.00%) Google
17 40 (0.93%) Atlassian
18 38 (0.89%) Splunk
19 37 (0.86%) Juniper