Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,341 4,567 7,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.70% 15.07% 18.46%
As % of the General category 41.50% 45.63% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,402 3,624 6,216
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% -1.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,325 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 10,460 10,009 14,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 33.02% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,191 7,713 11,554
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,900 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -2 1,626 £50,000 +5.26% 272
Surrey -4 905 £52,500 - 149
Berkshire -4 903 £50,000 - 164
Hampshire -4 903 £47,500 +5.56% 133
Buckinghamshire -6 487 £45,000 - 61
West Sussex 0 306 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Kent +5 298 £50,000 +11.42% 85
Oxfordshire -10 252 £50,000 +17.65% 47
East Sussex -9 195 £50,000 - 37
Sussex -2 36 £80,000 +33.33%
Middlesex +12 20 £53,750 +2.38% 5
M4 Corridor +3 8 £65,000 +150.00%
Home Counties -4 1 £85,000 +47.83%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,184 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1,083 (24.95%) SQL
3 723 (16.66%) SQL Server
4 700 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 681 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 644 (14.84%) .NET
7 619 (14.26%) C#
8 552 (12.72%) HTML
9 550 (12.67%) Degree
10 523 (12.05%) CSS
11 493 (11.36%) Java
12 479 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
13 469 (10.80%) Project Management
14 448 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
15 426 (9.81%) Oracle
16 414 (9.54%) Windows
17 412 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 401 (9.24%) Scrum
19 386 (8.89%) SAP
20 369 (8.50%) MVC
21 333 (7.67%) ITIL
22 331 (7.62%) AngularJS
23 328 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
24 306 (7.05%) Retail
25 302 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
26 300 (6.91%) TDD
27 296 (6.82%) ASP.NET
28 292 (6.73%) Marketing
29 282 (6.50%) PRINCE2
30 280 (6.45%) ERP

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
1 114 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.14%) Apache
3 71 (1.64%) Confluence
4 66 (1.52%) IIS
5 59 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 56 (1.29%) JBoss
7 49 (1.13%) CMS
8 46 (1.06%) SAS
9 43 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
10 39 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 29 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.62%) Drupal
13 24 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 23 (0.53%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 22 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
16 21 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (0.48%) WordPress
17 18 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
18 15 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 302 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 235 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 131 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 89 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
5 51 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.48%) Autodesk Inventor
7 20 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.23%) InVision
10 8 (0.18%) UXPin
11 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.14%) HipChat
13 4 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.092%) InDesign
14 3 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.023%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 133 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 74 (1.70%) SAP FI
3 64 (1.47%) SAP CO
3 64 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 59 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 54 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 48 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
7 47 (1.08%) NetSuite
8 39 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
9 35 (0.81%) SAP MM
10 34 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
11 29 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
12 28 (0.65%) SAP PM
13 25 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
13 25 (0.58%) SAP BPC
14 24 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
14 24 (0.55%) SAP PS
15 23 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
15 23 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
16 22 (0.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 267 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 190 (4.38%) SaaS
3 167 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (2.40%) Office 365
5 80 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
6 62 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.94%) PaaS
8 37 (0.85%) IaaS
9 36 (0.83%) npm
10 28 (0.65%) GitHub
11 19 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.41%) FinancialForce
13 13 (0.30%) NuGet
13 13 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 12 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
15 11 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.21%) Yarn
17 8 (0.18%) Google Analytics
17 8 (0.18%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 137 (3.16%) Firewall
2 105 (2.42%) WAN
3 102 (2.35%) LAN
4 100 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 72 (1.66%) VPN
6 64 (1.47%) Internet
6 64 (1.47%) Network Security
7 61 (1.41%) SAN
8 54 (1.24%) DNS
9 37 (0.85%) VoIP
10 34 (0.78%) VLAN
11 31 (0.71%) Wireless
12 30 (0.69%) MPLS
13 28 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (0.60%) DHCP
15 25 (0.58%) SMS
16 23 (0.53%) WLAN
17 21 (0.48%) VPLS
18 20 (0.46%) DMZ
18 20 (0.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (16.66%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 159 (3.66%) MySQL
4 153 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 97 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 96 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 81 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 78 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 77 (1.77%) Big Data
11 72 (1.66%) QlikView
12 70 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 64 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
14 54 (1.24%) MongoDB
15 45 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 44 (1.01%) Power BI
17 41 (0.94%) Hadoop
18 40 (0.92%) RDBMS
19 39 (0.90%) GIS
20 37 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 161 (3.71%) JIRA
2 136 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 122 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 95 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 78 (1.80%) Selenium
7 58 (1.34%) Maven
8 45 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 43 (0.99%) Subversion
10 40 (0.92%) JUnit
11 38 (0.88%) gulp
12 35 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 33 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
14 32 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (0.69%) NUnit
16 29 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 25 (0.58%) LSMW
18 23 (0.53%) MSTest
19 22 (0.51%) SpecFlow
20 21 (0.48%) HP UFT
General
1 306 (7.05%) Retail
2 292 (6.73%) Marketing
3 265 (6.10%) Banking
4 241 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 201 (4.63%) Manufacturing
6 198 (4.56%) Legal
7 121 (2.79%) Advertising
8 102 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 90 (2.07%) Law
10 66 (1.52%) Billing
11 65 (1.50%) Publishing
12 61 (1.41%) Electronics
13 45 (1.04%) Automotive
14 38 (0.88%) General Ledger
15 37 (0.85%) Back Office
16 27 (0.62%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.58%) Games
18 22 (0.51%) French Language
18 22 (0.51%) German Language
19 20 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,062 (24.46%) Developer
2 767 (17.67%) Analyst
3 374 (8.62%) Consultant
4 338 (7.79%) Project Manager
5 321 (7.39%) .NET Developer
6 271 (6.24%) Architect
7 269 (6.20%) C# Developer
8 213 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 206 (4.75%) Business Analyst
10 197 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 171 (3.94%) Java Developer
12 160 (3.69%) IT Manager
13 147 (3.39%) Software Developer
14 110 (2.53%) Junior
15 109 (2.51%) SAP Consultant
16 108 (2.49%) SQL Developer
17 105 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
18 103 (2.37%) IT Project Manager
19 95 (2.19%) Senior Manager
20 92 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (14.84%) .NET
2 552 (12.72%) HTML
3 523 (12.05%) CSS
4 331 (7.62%) AngularJS
5 296 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 249 (5.74%) jQuery
7 207 (4.77%) XML
8 193 (4.45%) Web Services
9 190 (4.38%) .NET Framework
10 189 (4.35%) HTML5
11 174 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 138 (3.18%) Spring
13 129 (2.97%) React
14 125 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 125 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 121 (2.79%) REST
16 103 (2.37%) CSS3
16 103 (2.37%) WPF
17 98 (2.26%) WCF
18 76 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 448 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
3 213 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 204 (4.70%) Fintech
5 158 (3.64%) User Experience
6 147 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
7 131 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 128 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
9 102 (2.35%) Data Centre
10 49 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 48 (1.11%) Hedge funds
12 41 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.92%) Clustering
14 38 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 38 (0.88%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 35 (0.81%) N-Tier
16 32 (0.74%) Smartphone
17 29 (0.67%) PMI
18 27 (0.62%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 414 (9.54%) Windows
2 256 (5.90%) Linux
3 163 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 130 (2.99%) Unix
5 55 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 54 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 53 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 32 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 31 (0.71%) Android
11 24 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (0.53%) CentOS
13 19 (0.44%) AIX
14 17 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.30%) Solaris
17 12 (0.28%) Debian
18 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,184 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
3 469 (10.80%) Project Management
4 412 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 401 (9.24%) Scrum
6 369 (8.50%) MVC
7 333 (7.67%) ITIL
8 328 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
9 300 (6.91%) TDD
10 282 (6.50%) PRINCE2
11 280 (6.45%) ERP
12 274 (6.31%) SDLC
13 243 (5.60%) Test Automation
14 231 (5.32%) CRM
15 214 (4.93%) Waterfall
16 208 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 208 (4.79%) Web Development
17 205 (4.72%) DevOps
18 200 (4.61%) Risk Management
19 195 (4.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,083 (24.95%) SQL
2 681 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 619 (14.26%) C#
4 493 (11.36%) Java
5 172 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 161 (3.71%) Python
7 127 (2.93%) PHP
8 121 (2.79%) PL/SQL
9 112 (2.58%) C++
10 103 (2.37%) C
11 84 (1.94%) Java 8
12 69 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 68 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 64 (1.47%) VBA
15 58 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 56 (1.29%) ABAP
17 42 (0.97%) ES6
18 41 (0.94%) Perl
19 34 (0.78%) Ruby
20 31 (0.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 550 (12.67%) Degree
2 172 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 146 (3.36%) CISSP
4 135 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 112 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 108 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (2.46%) CISM
8 94 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 88 (2.03%) CISA
10 75 (1.73%) CCNA
11 66 (1.52%) PMI Certification
12 65 (1.50%) CCNP
13 57 (1.31%) ISEB
13 57 (1.31%) ISTQB
14 56 (1.29%) MCSE
14 56 (1.29%) PMP
15 55 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 51 (1.17%) CIMA
17 49 (1.13%) ACCA
17 49 (1.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (5.60%) QA
2 145 (3.34%) SLA
3 104 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (2.21%) PMO
5 92 (2.12%) PCI DSS
6 51 (1.17%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.92%) GDPR
8 25 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.51%) COBIT
10 14 (0.32%) PA-DSS
10 14 (0.32%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 9 (0.21%) PSD2
12 7 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.12%) P3O
14 4 (0.092%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.092%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 3 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 169 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 108 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (1.41%) Docker
4 58 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.83%) XenApp
6 28 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 27 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.23%) vSphere
10 8 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.16%) HDFS
11 7 (0.16%) NFS
12 6 (0.14%) KVM
13 4 (0.092%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.092%) SAP ITS
14 3 (0.069%) Xen
15 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.046%) Samba
15 2 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (1.34%) Puppet
2 42 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.83%) Ansible
4 32 (0.74%) SCCM
5 28 (0.65%) SCOM
6 22 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (0.48%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.21%) Terraform
9 8 (0.18%) Nessus
10 7 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.14%) Core Impact
11 6 (0.14%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.14%) Nexpose
11 6 (0.14%) OpenVAS
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.14%) QRadar
12 5 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 700 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 426 (9.81%) Oracle
3 386 (8.89%) SAP
4 172 (3.96%) VMware
5 156 (3.59%) Cisco
6 136 (3.13%) Citrix
7 96 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 87 (2.00%) Sage
9 74 (1.70%) HP
10 59 (1.36%) Tableau
11 55 (1.27%) SolarWinds
12 54 (1.24%) F5
13 52 (1.20%) Google
13 52 (1.20%) IFS
14 48 (1.11%) Infor
15 47 (1.08%) Juniper
16 43 (0.99%) Cognos
17 39 (0.90%) Hyperion
18 37 (0.85%) Epicor
18 37 (0.85%) Red Hat