Period
to 14 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,589 2,922 3,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.73% 14.26% 13.80%
As % of the General category 38.11% 44.35% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 2,360 2,951
10th Percentile £31,885 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,475 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,025 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 4,169 6,588 8,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.39% 32.16% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,894 4,946 6,377
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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
Surrey 0 411 £55,000 -4.35% 45
Thames Valley -5 406 £52,500 -7.08% 115
Hampshire -5 287 £47,500 -13.64% 48
Berkshire -13 251 £55,000 -2.65% 55
West Sussex -1 219 £50,000 - 22
East Sussex -5 157 £52,500 -7.89% 12
Buckinghamshire -10 87 £50,000 -13.79% 37
Kent 0 82 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Oxfordshire +4 68 £47,500 - 23
M4 Corridor 0 9 £65,000 -
Middlesex -1 4 £51,250 +79.82%
Sussex -10 2 £56,250 -40.79% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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.

1 566 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (21.15%) Azure
3 283 (17.81%) SQL
4 273 (17.18%) C#
5 272 (17.12%) Microsoft
6 266 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
7 240 (15.10%) .NET
8 234 (14.73%) DevOps
9 232 (14.60%) Degree
10 208 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
11 204 (12.84%) SQL Server
12 202 (12.71%) JavaScript
13 201 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
14 193 (12.15%) Project Management
15 189 (11.89%) Scrum
16 187 (11.77%) Marketing
17 184 (11.58%) Java
18 170 (10.70%) Git (software)
19 166 (10.45%) Fintech
20 165 (10.38%) SAP
21 154 (9.69%) Docker
22 153 (9.63%) CSS
23 138 (8.68%) ITIL
23 138 (8.68%) AWS
24 137 (8.62%) Windows
24 137 (8.62%) AngularJS
25 135 (8.50%) Digital Marketing
26 129 (8.12%) TDD
27 127 (7.99%) Telecoms
28 124 (7.80%) HTML

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 42 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.76%) Confluence
3 25 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.32%) GemFire
5 19 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.13%) CMS
7 17 (1.07%) Apache
7 17 (1.07%) SAS
8 15 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.69%) WordPress
11 10 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.63%) IIS
12 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.38%) Liferay
14 5 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.31%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 107 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
5 25 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.32%) Sketch
7 16 (1.01%) InVision
8 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.31%) Figma
9 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.063%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.063%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 21 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
1 21 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
1 21 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
1 21 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 18 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (1.01%) NetSuite
4 15 (0.94%) SAP FI
5 14 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.76%) Infor M3
8 11 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
8 11 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.63%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.57%) HFM
10 9 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.57%) SAP Business One
10 9 (0.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 336 (21.15%) Azure
2 138 (8.68%) AWS
3 78 (4.91%) SaaS
4 76 (4.78%) Power Platform
5 57 (3.59%) GCP
5 57 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
6 42 (2.64%) PaaS
7 37 (2.33%) IaaS
8 35 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 32 (2.01%) GitHub
10 31 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
11 27 (1.70%) Google Analytics
12 26 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
13 21 (1.32%) Serverless
14 14 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 13 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 13 (0.82%) Azure Functions
16 10 (0.63%) Logic Apps
17 9 (0.57%) Amazon EKS
17 9 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.15%) Firewall
2 38 (2.39%) WAN
3 29 (1.83%) LAN
4 21 (1.32%) DNS
5 19 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (0.94%) NetScaler
7 15 (0.94%) VPN
7 15 (0.94%) WLAN
8 14 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (0.88%) DMZ
9 12 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (0.76%) Network Security
9 12 (0.76%) Wireless
10 11 (0.69%) HTTP
11 10 (0.63%) DHCP
12 9 (0.57%) SAN
12 9 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.50%) Internet
14 7 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.34%) Power BI
3 61 (3.84%) MySQL
4 57 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 43 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (2.58%) Big Data
9 37 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 26 (1.64%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 22 (1.38%) Tableau
14 20 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.20%) Data Lake
16 17 (1.07%) Redis
17 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (0.94%) HBase
19 13 (0.82%) Hadoop
19 13 (0.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 170 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 66 (4.15%) Selenium
3 62 (3.90%) JIRA
4 60 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 43 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 35 (2.20%) Gradle
7 31 (1.95%) Maven
8 29 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 25 (1.57%) JUnit
10 24 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 24 (1.51%) SpecFlow
11 21 (1.32%) Bitbucket
11 21 (1.32%) Protractor
11 21 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (1.20%) Cypress.io
12 19 (1.20%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.13%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.07%) Postman
15 16 (1.01%) Storybook
16 15 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 187 (11.77%) Marketing
2 127 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 115 (7.24%) Manufacturing
4 113 (7.11%) Public Sector
5 102 (6.42%) Electronics
6 83 (5.22%) Banking
7 56 (3.52%) Legal
8 50 (3.15%) Retail
9 49 (3.08%) Advertising
10 48 (3.02%) Law
11 37 (2.33%) Billing
12 21 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.01%) Automotive
14 14 (0.88%) French Language
15 13 (0.82%) Games
16 10 (0.63%) Back Office
16 10 (0.63%) Local Government
16 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.25%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 318 (20.01%) Developer
2 263 (16.55%) Analyst
3 143 (9.00%) Consultant
4 98 (6.17%) Architect
5 92 (5.79%) .NET Developer
6 75 (4.72%) Business Analyst
6 75 (4.72%) Project Manager
7 63 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 62 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 53 (3.34%) IT Manager
10 52 (3.27%) Software Engineer
11 47 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
12 46 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
13 44 (2.77%) IT Analyst
14 43 (2.71%) C# Developer
14 43 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (2.64%) Software Developer
16 40 (2.52%) Service Analyst
17 37 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
18 35 (2.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (15.10%) .NET
2 153 (9.63%) CSS
3 137 (8.62%) AngularJS
4 124 (7.80%) HTML
5 101 (6.36%) ASP.NET
6 90 (5.66%) .NET Framework
7 87 (5.48%) RESTful
8 86 (5.41%) React
9 75 (4.72%) .NET Core
10 69 (4.34%) Node.js
11 66 (4.15%) jQuery
12 57 (3.59%) Entity Framework
13 52 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (2.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 44 (2.77%) Vue.js
14 44 (2.77%) Web Services
15 43 (2.71%) Spring
16 42 (2.64%) XML
17 40 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 40 (2.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 201 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.22%) User Experience
3 65 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
4 53 (3.34%) Renewable Energy
5 52 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (3.15%) iPhone
7 49 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.08%) Data Centre
9 27 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
11 17 (1.07%) Taxonomies
11 17 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
13 14 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.76%) Life Science
15 10 (0.63%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.63%) Derivative
15 10 (0.63%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.63%) Social Media
16 8 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 137 (8.62%) Windows
2 93 (5.85%) Linux
3 56 (3.52%) Android
4 48 (3.02%) Unix
5 41 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.13%) VMS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.063%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.063%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
3 234 (14.73%) DevOps
4 208 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
5 193 (12.15%) Project Management
6 189 (11.89%) Scrum
7 166 (10.45%) Fintech
8 138 (8.68%) ITIL
9 135 (8.50%) Digital Marketing
10 129 (8.12%) TDD
11 121 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
12 118 (7.43%) Analytics
13 114 (7.17%) Software Engineering
14 112 (7.05%) Computer Science
14 112 (7.05%) SDLC
15 111 (6.99%) Programme Management
16 106 (6.67%) Test Automation
17 97 (6.10%) MVC
18 96 (6.04%) Microservices
19 95 (5.98%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 283 (17.81%) SQL
2 273 (17.18%) C#
3 202 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 184 (11.58%) Java
5 97 (6.10%) Python
6 73 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 58 (3.65%) C++
8 51 (3.21%) T-SQL
9 42 (2.64%) TypeScript
10 41 (2.58%) PHP
11 38 (2.39%) C
12 27 (1.70%) Go
13 22 (1.38%) VB
14 20 (1.26%) R
15 19 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.01%) Groovy
17 16 (1.01%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.94%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 232 (14.60%) Degree
2 51 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.08%) CISSP
5 30 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.38%) CRISC
8 19 (1.20%) ISEB
9 18 (1.13%) OCP
9 18 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
10 16 (1.01%) ACCA
10 16 (1.01%) CCNA
11 15 (0.94%) CIMA
11 15 (0.94%) Master's Degree
12 14 (0.88%) CCNP
12 14 (0.88%) MBA
12 14 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.69%) CISM
13 11 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.41%) QA
2 48 (3.02%) PMO
3 45 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.52%) SLA
5 30 (1.89%) GDPR
6 25 (1.57%) NIST
7 24 (1.51%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.57%) Good Clinical Practice
11 7 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
11 7 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.38%) COBIT
12 6 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.19%) CDISC
13 3 (0.19%) GAAP
13 3 (0.19%) GRC
13 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.063%) COSO
System Software
1 154 (9.69%) Docker
2 86 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 45 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.82%) HDFS
7 5 (0.31%) Firmware
8 4 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.19%) vSphere
9 3 (0.19%) XenApp
9 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.063%) RACF
11 1 (0.063%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 107 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 53 (3.34%) Ansible
3 41 (2.58%) Terraform
4 15 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.63%) Puppet
6 7 (0.44%) Argo
6 7 (0.44%) SCCM
7 5 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 5 (0.31%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 5 (0.31%) Grafana
7 5 (0.31%) Kibana
7 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 272 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 165 (10.38%) SAP
3 103 (6.48%) Oracle
4 60 (3.78%) VMware
5 51 (3.21%) Google
6 45 (2.83%) Cisco
7 23 (1.45%) Palo Alto
8 19 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.13%) Blue Prism
9 18 (1.13%) Hyperion
10 17 (1.07%) IBM
11 16 (1.01%) Adobe
11 16 (1.01%) Okta
12 14 (0.88%) F5
12 14 (0.88%) JD Edwards
13 13 (0.82%) Aruba
14 12 (0.76%) Fortinet
14 12 (0.76%) IronPort
15 11 (0.69%) Cognos