Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,149 3,739 4,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.86% 14.02% 13.86%
As % of the General category 43.24% 44.34% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,558 3,051 3,434
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,283 8,433 10,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.05% 31.61% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,405 6,422 8,359
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 938 £55,000 +0.46% 176
Surrey -4 674 £60,000 +9.09% 128
Hampshire +9 655 £55,000 +4.76% 86
Berkshire +6 566 £56,500 +2.73% 85
West Sussex 0 402 £50,000 - 55
East Sussex +5 309 £52,500 -12.50% 31
Buckinghamshire +5 266 £55,000 +4.76% 53
Oxfordshire -6 115 £47,500 -13.64% 38
Kent -11 109 £46,500 +9.41% 34
Middlesex -4 13 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Sussex -7 2 £95,000 +26.67%
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Home Counties -1 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,061 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (19.47%) SQL
3 569 (18.07%) Microsoft
4 478 (15.18%) C#
5 465 (14.77%) .NET
6 448 (14.23%) Azure
7 433 (13.75%) Degree
8 419 (13.31%) JavaScript
9 409 (12.99%) SQL Server
10 395 (12.54%) Project Management
11 364 (11.56%) Windows
12 355 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
13 350 (11.11%) Java
14 323 (10.26%) Scrum
15 319 (10.13%) DevOps
16 313 (9.94%) HTML
17 307 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
18 306 (9.72%) AngularJS
19 283 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
20 264 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
21 252 (8.00%) Mentoring
22 251 (7.97%) SAP
23 238 (7.56%) AWS
24 234 (7.43%) CSS
25 229 (7.27%) ITIL
26 227 (7.21%) Linux
27 223 (7.08%) Marketing
28 209 (6.64%) Oracle
29 208 (6.61%) Software Engineering
30 204 (6.48%) 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 83 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.49%) Confluence
3 45 (1.43%) IIS
4 44 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 30 (0.95%) CMS
6 28 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 27 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (0.86%) SAS
8 25 (0.79%) Apache
9 21 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 21 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 18 (0.57%) EPiServer
11 16 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.38%) JBoss
13 11 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.35%) WordPress
14 10 (0.32%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 148 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 137 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.67%) Sketch
7 15 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.32%) Figma
10 7 (0.22%) InVision
11 5 (0.16%) GNU Octave
12 3 (0.095%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.064%) SPSS
14 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.032%) Adobe XD
14 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.032%) Mathcad
14 1 (0.032%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 44 (1.40%) SAP CO
1 44 (1.40%) SAP FI
1 44 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 42 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (1.05%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
8 24 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
9 21 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
10 19 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
11 18 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
12 17 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
12 17 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
12 17 (0.54%) SAP CRM
13 16 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
13 16 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
14 15 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 15 (0.48%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 448 (14.23%) Azure
2 238 (7.56%) AWS
3 121 (3.84%) Power Platform
4 106 (3.37%) SaaS
5 101 (3.21%) Office 365
6 57 (1.81%) PaaS
7 54 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
8 47 (1.49%) IaaS
9 45 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 37 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (0.86%) GitHub
12 22 (0.70%) GCP
13 15 (0.48%) Serverless
14 13 (0.41%) Boomi
14 13 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.41%) npm
15 12 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (0.38%) Heroku
16 11 (0.35%) Amazon Cognito
17 10 (0.32%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 134 (4.26%) Firewall
2 96 (3.05%) DNS
3 76 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 69 (2.19%) DHCP
5 47 (1.49%) Network Security
6 43 (1.37%) Internet
7 42 (1.33%) WAN
8 40 (1.27%) BGP
8 40 (1.27%) OSPF
9 34 (1.08%) VPN
10 29 (0.92%) HTTP
10 29 (0.92%) LAN
10 29 (0.92%) SAN
10 29 (0.92%) VoIP
10 29 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (0.83%) Intranet
13 25 (0.79%) Wireless
14 23 (0.73%) SSL
15 20 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 119 (3.78%) Power BI
3 118 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
5 101 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (2.60%) MySQL
7 71 (2.25%) Big Data
8 65 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 53 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 45 (1.43%) MongoDB
12 43 (1.37%) DB2
13 38 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 35 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 30 (0.95%) NoSQL
18 28 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
18 28 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 155 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 129 (4.10%) Jenkins
3 87 (2.76%) JIRA
4 85 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (2.67%) Selenium
6 63 (2.00%) gulp
7 61 (1.94%) Maven
8 56 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 55 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 44 (1.40%) Grunt
11 41 (1.30%) SpecFlow
12 27 (0.86%) WebDriver
13 25 (0.79%) TeamCity
14 22 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
16 19 (0.60%) GitLab
17 17 (0.54%) JMeter
18 16 (0.51%) Subversion
19 13 (0.41%) JUnit
20 12 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 223 (7.08%) Marketing
2 191 (6.07%) Banking
3 167 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 157 (4.99%) Retail
5 131 (4.16%) Manufacturing
6 98 (3.11%) Public Sector
7 85 (2.70%) Legal
8 66 (2.10%) Electronics
9 54 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.37%) Law
11 41 (1.30%) Back Office
12 36 (1.14%) Billing
13 35 (1.11%) Automotive
14 29 (0.92%) Games
15 18 (0.57%) General Ledger
16 17 (0.54%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.48%) Advertising
18 11 (0.35%) Local Government
19 10 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 697 (22.13%) Developer
2 508 (16.13%) Analyst
3 202 (6.41%) Project Manager
4 201 (6.38%) Architect
5 174 (5.53%) .NET Developer
6 171 (5.43%) Consultant
7 163 (5.18%) C# Developer
8 156 (4.95%) Senior Developer
9 134 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 118 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
10 118 (3.75%) Java Developer
11 114 (3.62%) Financial Analyst
12 105 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (2.95%) IT Manager
14 92 (2.92%) Angular Developer
15 84 (2.67%) Software Developer
16 78 (2.48%) Senior Manager
17 73 (2.32%) Software Engineer
18 72 (2.29%) Service Analyst
18 72 (2.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (14.77%) .NET
2 313 (9.94%) HTML
3 306 (9.72%) AngularJS
4 234 (7.43%) CSS
5 161 (5.11%) ASP.NET
6 144 (4.57%) Web Services
7 121 (3.84%) HTML5
8 104 (3.30%) React
9 101 (3.21%) .NET Core
10 97 (3.08%) Node.js
10 97 (3.08%) REST
11 96 (3.05%) XML
12 89 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 86 (2.73%) Spring
14 84 (2.67%) RESTful
15 77 (2.45%) jQuery
16 71 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (2.03%) CSS3
18 62 (1.97%) JSON
19 61 (1.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 307 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 125 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 109 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
5 108 (3.43%) User Experience
6 87 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 56 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.43%) Reinsurance
10 36 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 27 (0.86%) Tandem
12 25 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 24 (0.76%) CMDB
13 24 (0.76%) N-Tier
14 23 (0.73%) Public Cloud
15 22 (0.70%) Clustering
16 20 (0.64%) DataPower
16 20 (0.64%) FMCG
17 19 (0.60%) PKI
18 17 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 364 (11.56%) Windows
2 227 (7.21%) Linux
3 136 (4.32%) Unix
4 95 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 59 (1.87%) Windows 10
6 52 (1.65%) Android
7 41 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 36 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.02%) Solaris
10 31 (0.98%) Windows 7
11 27 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.64%) Debian
13 18 (0.57%) CentOS
14 14 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.29%) AIX
16 8 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.095%) Mac OS
19 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,061 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (12.54%) Project Management
3 355 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
4 323 (10.26%) Scrum
5 319 (10.13%) DevOps
6 283 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
7 264 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 252 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 229 (7.27%) ITIL
10 208 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 193 (6.13%) Information Security
12 190 (6.03%) Computer Science
13 187 (5.94%) Test Automation
14 185 (5.87%) Analytics
15 184 (5.84%) MVC
16 182 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 182 (5.78%) Fintech
17 181 (5.75%) Project Delivery
18 169 (5.37%) ERP
19 147 (4.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 613 (19.47%) SQL
2 478 (15.18%) C#
3 419 (13.31%) JavaScript
4 350 (11.11%) Java
5 204 (6.48%) Python
6 111 (3.52%) C
7 104 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 93 (2.95%) TypeScript
9 89 (2.83%) T-SQL
10 88 (2.79%) C++
11 62 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.91%) PHP
13 48 (1.52%) Perl
14 43 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 43 (1.37%) VB
15 42 (1.33%) Java 8
16 37 (1.17%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.08%) VBA
18 33 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 28 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 433 (13.75%) Degree
2 126 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 98 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 84 (2.67%) CISSP
6 67 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (1.94%) CISM
8 60 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (1.87%) ISTQB
10 57 (1.81%) ISEB
11 49 (1.56%) PMP
12 43 (1.37%) CISA
12 43 (1.37%) PMI Certification
13 36 (1.14%) CCNA
14 32 (1.02%) DV Cleared
15 30 (0.95%) ACCA
16 27 (0.86%) CCNP
17 26 (0.83%) CIMA
17 26 (0.83%) MCP
18 25 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (5.24%) QA
2 107 (3.40%) SLA
3 76 (2.41%) GDPR
4 64 (2.03%) PMO
5 54 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 53 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (1.33%) NIST
8 38 (1.21%) PCI DSS
9 31 (0.98%) COBIT
10 30 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.48%) MiFID
12 13 (0.41%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 11 (0.35%) EMIR
14 11 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
15 9 (0.29%) COSO
15 9 (0.29%) IFRS
16 7 (0.22%) ISO 22301
16 7 (0.22%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 177 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 152 (4.83%) Docker
3 62 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.17%) Firmware
5 36 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.57%) vSphere
7 18 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.35%) XenApp
9 9 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.25%) NFS
11 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.13%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.064%) HDFS
12 2 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.032%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.032%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.032%) KVM
13 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.032%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 91 (2.89%) Ansible
2 61 (1.94%) Kubernetes
3 48 (1.52%) Puppet
4 40 (1.27%) Terraform
5 32 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.86%) SCCM
7 22 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (0.51%) SCOM
9 15 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.41%) vRealize
11 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.32%) Nagios
12 9 (0.29%) Salt
13 8 (0.25%) QRadar
14 6 (0.19%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.19%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.19%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 6 (0.19%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.16%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 569 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 251 (7.97%) SAP
3 209 (6.64%) Oracle
4 114 (3.62%) Cisco
5 108 (3.43%) VMware
6 81 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (2.35%) IBM
8 57 (1.81%) ServiceNow
9 48 (1.52%) Palo Alto
10 45 (1.43%) Google
11 43 (1.37%) Citrix
12 42 (1.33%) Tableau
13 39 (1.24%) HP
13 39 (1.24%) Splunk
14 29 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 27 (0.86%) Dell
16 24 (0.76%) Meraki
16 24 (0.76%) SolarWinds
17 23 (0.73%) CheckPoint
18 22 (0.70%) F5