Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,624 4,318 4,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.70% 13.72% 14.99%
As % of the General category 45.73% 41.58% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,912 3,382 3,543
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +2.80%

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 7,925 10,386 9,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.96% 33.00% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,943 8,141 7,545
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 1,092 £54,000 +8.00% 162
Surrey +7 942 £57,000 +8.57% 68
Berkshire 0 653 £55,000 +10.00% 75
Hampshire -6 653 £55,000 +15.79% 64
West Sussex +6 413 £52,000 +4.00% 27
Buckinghamshire -4 253 £50,000 +11.11% 56
East Sussex +20 250 £60,000 +20.00% 24
Kent -1 216 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Oxfordshire +6 187 £54,500 +9.00% 31
Middlesex +7 15 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Sussex +4 7 £50,000 -37.50% 1
M4 Corridor +1 1 - -
Home Counties -3 1 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 1,313 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (17.25%) SQL
3 567 (15.65%) Degree
4 521 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 510 (14.07%) C#
6 503 (13.88%) .NET
7 445 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 443 (12.22%) Java
9 440 (12.14%) Project Management
10 423 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 416 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
12 394 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
13 388 (10.71%) Oracle
14 376 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 373 (10.29%) Scrum
15 373 (10.29%) SAP
16 363 (10.02%) SQL Server
17 348 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
18 326 (9.00%) HTML
19 319 (8.80%) MVC
19 319 (8.80%) Fintech
20 315 (8.69%) Windows
21 301 (8.31%) Software Engineering
22 286 (7.89%) CSS
23 279 (7.70%) Marketing
24 267 (7.37%) ITIL
25 266 (7.34%) AngularJS
26 259 (7.15%) PRINCE2
27 255 (7.04%) Analytics
28 251 (6.93%) 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 90 (2.48%) Confluence
2 75 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 51 (1.41%) SAS
4 50 (1.38%) Apache
5 41 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 40 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
7 39 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 29 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 25 (0.69%) IIS
9 25 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 19 (0.52%) CMS
11 19 (0.52%) JBoss
12 17 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.30%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.25%) GeoServer
16 8 (0.22%) Hyperledger
16 8 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 188 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 165 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 62 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.69%) Autodesk Inventor
7 20 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.055%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.055%) SPSS
11 1 (0.028%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.028%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.028%) Stata
Business Applications
1 71 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 61 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 46 (1.27%) SAP FI
4 45 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 44 (1.21%) SAP CO
6 43 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 39 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
7 39 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
8 36 (0.99%) NetSuite
8 36 (0.99%) SAP MM
9 33 (0.91%) SAP BPC
9 33 (0.91%) SAP HR
9 33 (0.91%) SAP PM
10 32 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
10 32 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
11 29 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
12 28 (0.77%) SAP ERP
12 28 (0.77%) SAP GTS
13 27 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
13 27 (0.75%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 423 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 201 (5.55%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (3.73%) SaaS
4 107 (2.95%) Office 365
5 91 (2.51%) PaaS
6 78 (2.15%) IaaS
7 37 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 36 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.91%) GitHub
10 32 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (0.77%) Serverless
12 23 (0.63%) Google Play
13 21 (0.58%) BPaaS
14 16 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (0.41%) npm
15 15 (0.41%) Slack
16 14 (0.39%) FinancialForce
17 12 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (0.33%) Heroku
17 12 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.64%) Firewall
2 66 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.66%) WAN
4 51 (1.41%) DNS
5 47 (1.30%) LAN
6 43 (1.19%) Internet
7 41 (1.13%) DHCP
7 41 (1.13%) Network Security
8 37 (1.02%) VPN
9 27 (0.75%) Wireless
10 26 (0.72%) NFC
11 23 (0.63%) SAN
11 23 (0.63%) VoIP
12 22 (0.61%) VLAN
13 20 (0.55%) HTTP
14 19 (0.52%) Intranet
15 17 (0.47%) Skype
16 15 (0.41%) FTP
17 12 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 153 (4.22%) Big Data
3 135 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 100 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 96 (2.65%) Power BI
6 95 (2.62%) MySQL
7 92 (2.54%) Blockchain
8 85 (2.35%) SAP HANA
8 85 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 67 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 61 (1.68%) SAP BW
11 59 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 55 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 48 (1.32%) GIS
14 47 (1.30%) QlikView
15 46 (1.27%) MongoDB
16 43 (1.19%) NoSQL
17 41 (1.13%) Hadoop
18 38 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 194 (5.35%) JIRA
2 170 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 118 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 90 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 86 (2.37%) Visual Studio
6 65 (1.79%) Selenium
7 48 (1.32%) Bitbucket
8 40 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 35 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
11 30 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 26 (0.72%) Maven
12 26 (0.72%) TeamCity
13 23 (0.63%) Android Studio
13 23 (0.63%) JUnit
13 23 (0.63%) NUnit
13 23 (0.63%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.55%) ProC
16 19 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 279 (7.70%) Marketing
2 246 (6.79%) Retail
3 242 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 161 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 139 (3.84%) Banking
6 122 (3.37%) Electronics
7 79 (2.18%) Legal
8 49 (1.35%) Advertising
9 47 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 36 (0.99%) Back Office
11 33 (0.91%) Law
12 32 (0.88%) Billing
13 31 (0.86%) Publishing
14 29 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 28 (0.77%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.63%) General Ledger
17 20 (0.55%) Games
18 17 (0.47%) Local Government
19 14 (0.39%) Automotive
20 12 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 896 (24.72%) Developer
2 573 (15.81%) Analyst
3 332 (9.16%) Project Manager
4 259 (7.15%) Consultant
5 243 (6.71%) .NET Developer
6 186 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 184 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 182 (5.02%) Architect
9 171 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 154 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 120 (3.31%) Software Developer
12 104 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
13 98 (2.70%) IT Manager
14 96 (2.65%) Support Analyst
15 92 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 92 (2.54%) SAP Consultant
16 82 (2.26%) Java Developer - Fintech
17 80 (2.21%) Administrator
18 74 (2.04%) C# Software Developer
18 74 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (13.88%) .NET
2 326 (9.00%) HTML
3 286 (7.89%) CSS
4 266 (7.34%) AngularJS
5 226 (6.24%) ASP.NET
6 184 (5.08%) Spring
7 160 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 159 (4.39%) HTML5
9 158 (4.36%) React
10 132 (3.64%) jQuery
11 127 (3.50%) XML
12 116 (3.20%) Web Services
13 102 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 90 (2.48%) RESTful
15 83 (2.29%) JSON
16 77 (2.12%) Node.js
17 73 (2.01%) .NET Core
18 72 (1.99%) .NET Framework
18 72 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 69 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 348 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (8.80%) Fintech
3 193 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 139 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 129 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 127 (3.50%) Management Information System
7 114 (3.15%) User Experience
8 94 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
9 71 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 50 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 45 (1.24%) Public Cloud
12 43 (1.19%) PMI
13 34 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 32 (0.88%) Data Structures
15 27 (0.75%) Contactless
15 27 (0.75%) Digital Signage
15 27 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
16 26 (0.72%) EMV
16 26 (0.72%) Smartcard
17 24 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 315 (8.69%) Windows
2 237 (6.54%) Linux
3 123 (3.39%) Unix
4 117 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 106 (2.92%) Android
6 73 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 58 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (1.55%) Windows 10
9 51 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.72%) AIX
13 17 (0.47%) CentOS
14 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.28%) Debian
16 9 (0.25%) Solaris
17 8 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
19 4 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,313 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (12.14%) Project Management
3 416 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 394 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
5 376 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 373 (10.29%) Scrum
7 319 (8.80%) MVC
8 301 (8.31%) Software Engineering
9 267 (7.37%) ITIL
10 259 (7.15%) PRINCE2
11 255 (7.04%) Analytics
12 251 (6.93%) Test Automation
13 236 (6.51%) Waterfall
14 210 (5.79%) TDD
15 209 (5.77%) Change Management
16 204 (5.63%) Decision-Making
17 199 (5.49%) SDLC
18 197 (5.44%) Mentoring
19 185 (5.10%) DevOps
20 179 (4.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 625 (17.25%) SQL
2 510 (14.07%) C#
3 445 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 443 (12.22%) Java
5 169 (4.66%) Python
6 145 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 130 (3.59%) PowerShell
8 114 (3.15%) C++
9 78 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 77 (2.12%) PHP
11 75 (2.07%) C
12 74 (2.04%) TypeScript
13 73 (2.01%) Java 8
14 54 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.13%) Perl
16 37 (1.02%) R
17 35 (0.97%) Ruby
18 34 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 27 (0.75%) Go
20 23 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 567 (15.65%) Degree
2 122 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 91 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 80 (2.21%) CISSP
5 65 (1.79%) ISEB
6 63 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 57 (1.57%) CISM
8 50 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 48 (1.32%) ISTQB
11 41 (1.13%) CISA
12 38 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 31 (0.86%) PMP
15 29 (0.80%) Master's Degree
16 27 (0.75%) ACCA
17 26 (0.72%) CIMA
18 25 (0.69%) CEH
19 24 (0.66%) PhD
19 24 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (4.69%) QA
2 126 (3.48%) SLA
3 113 (3.12%) PMO
4 72 (1.99%) GDPR
5 71 (1.96%) Data Quality
6 58 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (1.52%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.86%) COBIT
9 22 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.39%) BS7799
11 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.25%) P3O
13 8 (0.22%) WAI
14 6 (0.17%) IFRS
15 5 (0.14%) COSO
15 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.14%) RMADS
16 3 (0.083%) GAAP
16 3 (0.083%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.083%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 178 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 91 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (2.29%) Docker
4 81 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.86%) XenApp
6 27 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (0.72%) vSphere
8 18 (0.50%) Firmware
9 12 (0.33%) NFS
10 10 (0.28%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.22%) XenServer
13 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.17%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.083%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.055%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.055%) vCloud
15 2 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (2.10%) Ansible
2 51 (1.41%) Kubernetes
3 48 (1.32%) Puppet
4 45 (1.24%) Terraform
5 37 (1.02%) SCCM
6 22 (0.61%) vCenter Server
7 17 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
9 15 (0.41%) Nessus
10 14 (0.39%) Kibana
10 14 (0.39%) Nagios
11 12 (0.33%) Control-M
12 11 (0.30%) WSUS
13 10 (0.28%) CSIRT
13 10 (0.28%) QRadar
14 9 (0.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
14 9 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 521 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 388 (10.71%) Oracle
3 373 (10.29%) SAP
4 141 (3.89%) VMware
5 100 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 71 (1.96%) Citrix
7 70 (1.93%) Cisco
8 68 (1.88%) Tableau
9 61 (1.68%) Google
10 46 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 43 (1.19%) Splunk
12 36 (0.99%) IBM
13 35 (0.97%) JD Edwards
13 35 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 32 (0.88%) Hyperion
14 32 (0.88%) MuleSoft
14 32 (0.88%) Sage
15 27 (0.75%) Informatica
16 26 (0.72%) Cognos
17 25 (0.69%) CA