Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,280 4,491 6,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.64% 15.52% 17.37%
As % of the General category 45.87% 45.01% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,533 3,522 5,133
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -2.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 9,330 9,978 12,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.91% 34.48% 35.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,470 7,675 10,087
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -3 1,433 £52,500 +5.00% 245
Surrey -3 1,031 £55,000 +4.76% 125
Berkshire -9 823 £52,500 +5.00% 110
Hampshire +1 791 £52,500 +10.53% 92
Buckinghamshire -1 390 £50,000 +11.11% 86
West Sussex +11 389 £50,000 - 56
Kent +2 302 £42,500 - 51
East Sussex +10 266 £55,000 +10.00% 40
Oxfordshire -3 217 £50,000 +17.65% 49
Middlesex +16 30 £71,000 +35.24% 4
Sussex -4 9 £77,500 +34.78%
M4 Corridor +7 6 £62,500 -
Home Counties +6 5 £72,500 +11.54%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,557 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (21.80%) SQL
3 795 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 645 (15.07%) C#
5 637 (14.88%) Degree
6 613 (14.32%) .NET
7 576 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 563 (13.15%) Project Management
9 522 (12.20%) Scrum
10 481 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
11 476 (11.12%) SQL Server
12 466 (10.89%) SAP
13 461 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 456 (10.65%) HTML
15 443 (10.35%) Oracle
16 437 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
17 418 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
18 415 (9.70%) CSS
19 402 (9.39%) Java
20 400 (9.35%) Windows
20 400 (9.35%) Test Automation
21 386 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
22 370 (8.64%) Retail
23 341 (7.97%) QA
24 337 (7.87%) Telecoms
25 336 (7.85%) AngularJS
26 324 (7.57%) ITIL
27 308 (7.20%) Banking
28 306 (7.15%) Marketing
29 298 (6.96%) Linux

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
1 102 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.27%) Confluence
3 80 (1.87%) Apache
4 60 (1.40%) CMS
5 53 (1.24%) IIS
6 48 (1.12%) SAS
7 45 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 32 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 31 (0.72%) JBoss
9 31 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 28 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 27 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 25 (0.58%) Umbraco
13 24 (0.56%) WordPress
14 21 (0.49%) Skype for Business
15 20 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.35%) Drupal
16 15 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 265 (6.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 214 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 115 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
4 92 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 63 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.14%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.047%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.047%) SPSS
11 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.023%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.023%) InVision
11 1 (0.023%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.023%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 68 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 67 (1.57%) SAP CO
2 67 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 66 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 52 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 45 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 45 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
6 44 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
7 43 (1.00%) NetSuite
7 43 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 36 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
9 31 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
10 24 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
11 22 (0.51%) SAP BPC
12 21 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
13 19 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
14 18 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
14 18 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
14 18 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
14 18 (0.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 386 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 227 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (2.76%) Office 365
4 73 (1.71%) SaaS
5 66 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
6 63 (1.47%) PaaS
7 56 (1.31%) IaaS
8 35 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.65%) npm
10 23 (0.54%) GitHub
11 21 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.23%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 9 (0.21%) Serverless
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.62%) Firewall
2 104 (2.43%) LAN
3 103 (2.41%) Internet
4 101 (2.36%) DNS
5 95 (2.22%) WAN
6 79 (1.85%) DHCP
7 59 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 51 (1.19%) Network Security
9 47 (1.10%) SAN
10 43 (1.00%) Wireless
11 37 (0.86%) Unified Communications
12 31 (0.72%) VPN
13 28 (0.65%) Skype
14 25 (0.58%) NFC
14 25 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (0.54%) VLAN
16 21 (0.49%) Intranet
17 19 (0.44%) NAS
17 19 (0.44%) Wireshark
18 15 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 193 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 178 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 161 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (3.67%) MySQL
6 128 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 120 (2.80%) Power BI
8 112 (2.62%) Big Data
9 80 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 59 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
12 56 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 55 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 50 (1.17%) SAP HANA
15 46 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (1.03%) Hadoop
17 43 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
18 41 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (0.93%) SAP BW
20 38 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 197 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 170 (3.97%) JIRA
3 147 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 128 (2.99%) Selenium
5 127 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 117 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 59 (1.38%) MSTest
8 54 (1.26%) Ranorex
9 52 (1.21%) Subversion
9 52 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 51 (1.19%) HP UFT
11 48 (1.12%) Moq
12 46 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
12 46 (1.07%) TeamCity
13 39 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 39 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 38 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
14 38 (0.89%) SpecFlow
15 31 (0.72%) Vagrant
16 30 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 370 (8.64%) Retail
2 337 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 308 (7.20%) Banking
4 306 (7.15%) Marketing
5 214 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 142 (3.32%) Electronics
7 120 (2.80%) Legal
8 75 (1.75%) Advertising
9 69 (1.61%) Back Office
10 68 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 41 (0.96%) Automotive
11 41 (0.96%) Law
12 40 (0.93%) Publishing
13 29 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 29 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 28 (0.65%) Games
15 25 (0.58%) Billing
16 21 (0.49%) Local Government
17 17 (0.40%) French Language
18 16 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 987 (23.06%) Developer
2 765 (17.87%) Analyst
3 369 (8.62%) Project Manager
4 279 (6.52%) Architect
5 250 (5.84%) Business Analyst
6 243 (5.68%) Consultant
7 234 (5.47%) .NET Developer
8 198 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 188 (4.39%) IT Manager
10 186 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 131 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 129 (3.01%) Java Developer
13 127 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
14 123 (2.87%) Software Developer
15 114 (2.66%) SQL Developer
16 102 (2.38%) Senior Manager
17 100 (2.34%) Financial Analyst
18 96 (2.24%) Test Analyst
19 95 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
20 93 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 613 (14.32%) .NET
2 456 (10.65%) HTML
3 415 (9.70%) CSS
4 336 (7.85%) AngularJS
5 212 (4.95%) jQuery
6 205 (4.79%) ASP.NET
7 184 (4.30%) Web Services
8 169 (3.95%) HTML5
9 155 (3.62%) XML
10 137 (3.20%) Spring
11 133 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 129 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 123 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 101 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 99 (2.31%) React
16 84 (1.96%) WCF
17 76 (1.78%) CSS3
18 71 (1.66%) REST
18 71 (1.66%) RESTful
19 64 (1.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 418 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (5.14%) Fintech
3 212 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 161 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 157 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 150 (3.50%) User Experience
7 145 (3.39%) Data Centre
8 112 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
9 91 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (2.01%) Reinsurance
11 69 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 58 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 53 (1.24%) PKI
14 52 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 45 (1.05%) PMI
16 32 (0.75%) NHS
17 30 (0.70%) Social Network
18 29 (0.68%) Driving Licence
19 28 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 400 (9.35%) Windows
2 298 (6.96%) Linux
3 193 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 184 (4.30%) Unix
5 99 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (2.06%) Windows 10
7 84 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (1.57%) Android
9 63 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 51 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 27 (0.63%) AIX
13 23 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.40%) CentOS
15 12 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.19%) Solaris
17 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.093%) VMS
18 4 (0.093%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,557 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (13.15%) Project Management
3 522 (12.20%) Scrum
4 481 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
5 461 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 437 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
7 400 (9.35%) Test Automation
8 324 (7.57%) ITIL
9 288 (6.73%) SDLC
10 284 (6.64%) MVC
11 275 (6.43%) Waterfall
12 273 (6.38%) Analytics
13 260 (6.07%) PRINCE2
14 237 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
15 234 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 233 (5.44%) DevOps
17 230 (5.37%) ERP
18 218 (5.09%) TDD
19 212 (4.95%) Software Engineering
20 209 (4.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 933 (21.80%) SQL
2 645 (15.07%) C#
3 576 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 402 (9.39%) Java
5 197 (4.60%) Python
6 194 (4.53%) T-SQL
7 153 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 130 (3.04%) C
9 129 (3.01%) C++
10 124 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 96 (2.24%) PHP
12 67 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 58 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 57 (1.33%) TypeScript
15 55 (1.29%) Ruby
16 49 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 47 (1.10%) ABAP
18 45 (1.05%) Perl
19 41 (0.96%) Java 8
19 41 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 637 (14.88%) Degree
2 121 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 117 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 116 (2.71%) ISEB
5 96 (2.24%) CISSP
6 87 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 85 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 81 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 79 (1.85%) CISM
10 69 (1.61%) PMP
11 57 (1.33%) CISA
12 49 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 46 (1.07%) CIMA
14 44 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 40 (0.93%) ACCA
16 40 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 33 (0.77%) CEH
17 33 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 30 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (7.97%) QA
2 110 (2.57%) PMO
3 99 (2.31%) SLA
4 98 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 58 (1.36%) GDPR
7 42 (0.98%) COBIT
8 37 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 32 (0.75%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.28%) IFRS
11 11 (0.26%) PMBOK
12 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.16%) PSD2
14 5 (0.12%) GAAP
14 5 (0.12%) PA-DSS
15 4 (0.093%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (0.093%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.093%) RMADS
16 3 (0.070%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 220 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 105 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (1.96%) Docker
4 75 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.63%) vSphere
5 27 (0.63%) XenApp
6 23 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.54%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.19%) NFS
10 7 (0.16%) Samba
11 6 (0.14%) LXC
12 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.12%) GPFS
12 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.093%) Firmware
13 4 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 87 (2.03%) Ansible
2 79 (1.85%) Puppet
3 58 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (1.33%) SCCM
5 54 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 33 (0.77%) SCOM
8 29 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
9 23 (0.54%) Terraform
10 22 (0.51%) Nessus
11 18 (0.42%) QRadar
12 16 (0.37%) Core Impact
12 16 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 16 (0.37%) Nexpose
12 16 (0.37%) OpenVAS
13 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (0.23%) WSUS
15 9 (0.21%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 795 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 466 (10.89%) SAP
3 443 (10.35%) Oracle
4 179 (4.18%) VMware
5 100 (2.34%) Cisco
6 99 (2.31%) Tableau
7 75 (1.75%) IBM
8 73 (1.71%) Citrix
9 57 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 51 (1.19%) HP
10 51 (1.19%) Hyperion
10 51 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 44 (1.03%) Sage
12 38 (0.89%) Atlassian
13 35 (0.82%) Splunk
14 33 (0.77%) Infor
15 29 (0.68%) Epicor
15 29 (0.68%) SolarWinds
16 27 (0.63%) JD Edwards
17 26 (0.61%) ArcSight