Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,323 4,193 4,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.15% 14.50% 15.36%
As % of the General category 41.35% 43.87% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,621 3,436 3,687
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 8,037 9,558 10,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.80% 33.05% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,934 7,526 8,482
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,917 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 0 1,082 £55,000 +4.76% 201
Surrey -5 638 £60,000 +9.09% 134
Hampshire -3 603 £53,750 +2.38% 82
Berkshire -3 587 £60,000 +11.11% 106
West Sussex +6 511 £50,000 - 49
Buckinghamshire +4 366 £50,000 - 52
East Sussex +3 300 £57,000 +3.64% 35
Kent -9 148 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Oxfordshire +2 138 £52,500 +5.00% 44
Middlesex -18 13 £55,000 -14.06%
Sussex -5 3 £67,500 -12.90%
Home Counties -5 1 £45,000 -37.93%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 1,148 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 614 (18.48%) SQL
3 580 (17.45%) Microsoft
4 541 (16.28%) Degree
5 522 (15.71%) Project Management
6 457 (13.75%) Azure
7 453 (13.63%) JavaScript
8 442 (13.30%) SQL Server
9 432 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
10 431 (12.97%) C#
11 396 (11.92%) .NET
12 390 (11.74%) ITIL
13 381 (11.47%) SAP
14 366 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 355 (10.68%) Windows
16 346 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
17 327 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
18 326 (9.81%) Java
19 300 (9.03%) DevOps
20 291 (8.76%) AWS
21 284 (8.55%) Linux
22 277 (8.34%) HTML
23 267 (8.03%) Marketing
23 267 (8.03%) AngularJS
24 266 (8.00%) Banking
25 257 (7.73%) Scrum
26 254 (7.64%) Manufacturing
27 251 (7.55%) CSS
28 241 (7.25%) PRINCE2
29 231 (6.95%) Business Analysis

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 98 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.81%) Confluence
3 42 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 41 (1.23%) IIS
5 29 (0.87%) SAS
6 23 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 23 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.60%) Apache
8 19 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 16 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (0.48%) WordPress
10 14 (0.42%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (0.33%) Umbraco
13 10 (0.30%) JBoss
14 9 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 211 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
5 52 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.81%) Sketch
7 24 (0.72%) Figma
7 24 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
10 5 (0.15%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.090%) SPSS
12 2 (0.060%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.060%) InVision
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.030%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.030%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 55 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 44 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 44 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 38 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
6 31 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (0.84%) NetSuite
8 23 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
9 21 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
10 19 (0.57%) SAP PM
11 17 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
11 17 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
11 17 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
12 16 (0.48%) SAP CRM
12 16 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 15 (0.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 457 (13.75%) Azure
2 291 (8.76%) AWS
3 159 (4.78%) SaaS
4 90 (2.71%) Power Platform
5 89 (2.68%) Office 365
6 65 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 51 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (1.44%) IaaS
9 47 (1.41%) PaaS
10 43 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
11 34 (1.02%) GitHub
12 27 (0.81%) Serverless
13 26 (0.78%) GCP
14 21 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.57%) Google Analytics
16 16 (0.48%) npm
16 16 (0.48%) PowerApps
17 14 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
18 12 (0.36%) Boomi
18 12 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.10%) DNS
1 103 (3.10%) Firewall
2 80 (2.41%) DHCP
3 57 (1.72%) LAN
4 55 (1.66%) WAN
5 48 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 45 (1.35%) VoIP
7 42 (1.26%) Internet
8 37 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (1.02%) VPN
10 29 (0.87%) PABX
11 26 (0.78%) Intranet
12 25 (0.75%) BGP
12 25 (0.75%) DMZ
12 25 (0.75%) OSPF
12 25 (0.75%) Wireless
13 24 (0.72%) HTTP
13 24 (0.72%) SAN
14 23 (0.69%) MPLS
15 22 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 116 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 91 (2.74%) MySQL
6 88 (2.65%) Big Data
6 88 (2.65%) Power BI
7 68 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 61 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 56 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 55 (1.66%) DB2
11 39 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 34 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 34 (1.02%) NoSQL
12 34 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
13 32 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
16 28 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 140 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 128 (3.85%) JIRA
3 92 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 91 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (2.35%) Selenium
6 69 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 55 (1.66%) Maven
8 41 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.14%) Subversion
10 37 (1.11%) SpecFlow
11 32 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 32 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 30 (0.90%) MSI
13 25 (0.75%) Bitbucket
14 24 (0.72%) Axure RP
14 24 (0.72%) WebDriver
15 23 (0.69%) JUnit
16 22 (0.66%) JMeter
16 22 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
17 18 (0.54%) GitLab
General
1 267 (8.03%) Marketing
2 266 (8.00%) Banking
3 254 (7.64%) Manufacturing
4 230 (6.92%) Telecoms
5 183 (5.51%) Retail
6 175 (5.27%) Public Sector
7 138 (4.15%) Electronics
8 107 (3.22%) Legal
9 63 (1.90%) Financial Institution
10 62 (1.87%) Back Office
11 41 (1.23%) Automotive
12 39 (1.17%) Billing
13 29 (0.87%) Games
14 26 (0.78%) Advertising
15 23 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.45%) General Ledger
19 13 (0.39%) Law
20 12 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 678 (20.40%) Developer
2 581 (17.48%) Analyst
3 303 (9.12%) Project Manager
4 245 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 222 (6.68%) Architect
6 174 (5.24%) Senior Developer
7 173 (5.21%) Consultant
8 172 (5.18%) .NET Developer
9 153 (4.60%) C# Developer
10 143 (4.30%) Financial Analyst
11 132 (3.97%) Senior Manager
12 126 (3.79%) IT Manager
13 110 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 108 (3.25%) Service Analyst
15 103 (3.10%) Java Developer
16 91 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 87 (2.62%) Software Developer
18 85 (2.56%) Support Engineer
19 78 (2.35%) Software Engineer
20 77 (2.32%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (11.92%) .NET
2 277 (8.34%) HTML
3 267 (8.03%) AngularJS
4 251 (7.55%) CSS
5 147 (4.42%) ASP.NET
6 138 (4.15%) React
7 124 (3.73%) Web Services
8 97 (2.92%) Spring
9 95 (2.86%) Node.js
10 90 (2.71%) XML
11 89 (2.68%) HTML5
12 84 (2.53%) .NET Core
13 79 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 72 (2.17%) RESTful
15 70 (2.11%) jQuery
16 68 (2.05%) .NET Framework
17 67 (2.02%) JSON
18 61 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 60 (1.81%) REST
20 59 (1.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 346 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 187 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 160 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
5 142 (4.27%) User Experience
6 93 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 58 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 57 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.08%) CMDB
10 34 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 28 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 26 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (0.75%) Clustering
14 23 (0.69%) FMCG
14 23 (0.69%) Reinsurance
15 20 (0.60%) Mobile App
15 20 (0.60%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.54%) Driving Licence
16 18 (0.54%) Life Science
16 18 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 355 (10.68%) Windows
2 284 (8.55%) Linux
3 139 (4.18%) Unix
4 106 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 67 (2.02%) Android
6 56 (1.69%) Windows 10
7 54 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 48 (1.44%) Windows 7
9 47 (1.41%) Solaris
10 42 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (1.08%) Debian
12 32 (0.96%) CentOS
13 24 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.27%) AIX
18 7 (0.21%) zOS
19 6 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
19 6 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,148 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (15.71%) Project Management
3 432 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
4 390 (11.74%) ITIL
5 366 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 327 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
7 300 (9.03%) DevOps
8 257 (7.73%) Scrum
9 241 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 231 (6.95%) Business Analysis
11 228 (6.86%) Project Delivery
12 226 (6.80%) Mentoring
13 208 (6.26%) ERP
14 206 (6.20%) Software Engineering
15 201 (6.05%) Change Management
16 195 (5.87%) Information Security
17 194 (5.84%) MVC
18 192 (5.78%) Analytics
19 187 (5.63%) Waterfall
20 181 (5.45%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 614 (18.48%) SQL
2 453 (13.63%) JavaScript
3 431 (12.97%) C#
4 326 (9.81%) Java
5 221 (6.65%) Python
6 174 (5.24%) C
7 105 (3.16%) PowerShell
8 104 (3.13%) PHP
9 99 (2.98%) C++
10 98 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 71 (2.14%) TypeScript
12 54 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 51 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 38 (1.14%) VB
15 32 (0.96%) Perl
16 29 (0.87%) ES6
16 29 (0.87%) VBA
17 28 (0.84%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.75%) Java 8
19 23 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 541 (16.28%) Degree
2 139 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 93 (2.80%) PMP
4 91 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 84 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 82 (2.47%) PMI Certification
8 64 (1.93%) CISSP
9 62 (1.87%) CCNA
10 53 (1.59%) ISEB
11 47 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 46 (1.38%) CISM
13 41 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 40 (1.20%) MCSE
15 37 (1.11%) CCNP
16 36 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 36 (1.08%) MCP
17 35 (1.05%) AWS Certification
18 33 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.00%) QA
2 133 (4.00%) SLA
3 96 (2.89%) PMO
4 67 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (1.87%) GDPR
6 40 (1.20%) Data Quality
7 39 (1.17%) PCI DSS
8 36 (1.08%) NIST
9 30 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.72%) COBIT
11 14 (0.42%) MiFID
12 13 (0.39%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 11 (0.33%) EMIR
15 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 9 (0.27%) IFRS
17 6 (0.18%) ISO 22301
18 5 (0.15%) ISO 9001
19 4 (0.12%) P3O
20 3 (0.090%) COSO
System Software
1 210 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 156 (4.69%) Docker
3 114 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (1.81%) Firmware
5 48 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 31 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.78%) vSphere
9 25 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
10 24 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.39%) NFS
11 13 (0.39%) XenApp
12 12 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (0.30%) LXC
14 7 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.090%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.090%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 84 (2.53%) Ansible
2 55 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 49 (1.47%) Terraform
4 44 (1.32%) Puppet
5 33 (0.99%) SCCM
6 29 (0.87%) IBM BigFix
7 26 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
8 23 (0.69%) vRealize
9 19 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (0.42%) SCOM
12 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
13 12 (0.36%) Data Guard
14 10 (0.30%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 9 (0.27%) Nagios
16 7 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.21%) HP ALM
16 7 (0.21%) WSUS
17 6 (0.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 580 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 381 (11.47%) SAP
3 215 (6.47%) Oracle
4 142 (4.27%) VMware
5 102 (3.07%) ServiceNow
6 99 (2.98%) Cisco
7 97 (2.92%) IBM
8 85 (2.56%) Citrix
9 69 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.56%) Splunk
11 48 (1.44%) HP
12 45 (1.35%) Google
13 33 (0.99%) Aruba
14 30 (0.90%) CheckPoint
14 30 (0.90%) Dell
15 27 (0.81%) Palo Alto
15 27 (0.81%) Tableau
16 25 (0.75%) Juniper
17 23 (0.69%) Cognos
18 21 (0.63%) F5