Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,546 4,304 4,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.52% 14.44% 15.61%
As % of the General category 44.67% 43.81% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,765 3,483 3,570
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 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,480 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% +4.51% -

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 7,938 9,824 9,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.26% 32.96% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5,847 7,806 7,691
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 1,145 £53,250 +6.50% 196
Surrey +3 794 £60,000 +9.09% 124
Berkshire -3 633 £60,000 +14.29% 95
Hampshire -5 628 £55,000 +4.76% 122
West Sussex +6 413 £50,000 +3.09% 55
Buckinghamshire +4 344 £50,000 +8.70% 64
East Sussex +16 335 £60,000 +14.29% 11
Kent -7 194 £46,500 +3.33% 61
Oxfordshire +8 170 £54,750 +9.50% 38
Middlesex -14 5 £45,000 -31.56%
Sussex +7 3 £67,500 -15.63% 2
M4 Corridor -2 1 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,255 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (16.84%) SQL
3 590 (16.64%) Degree
4 545 (15.37%) Microsoft
5 541 (15.26%) Project Management
6 465 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 438 (12.35%) JavaScript
8 436 (12.30%) C#
8 436 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
9 423 (11.93%) SAP
10 408 (11.51%) .NET
11 407 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 403 (11.36%) ITIL
13 400 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
14 396 (11.17%) SQL Server
15 389 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
16 368 (10.38%) Java
17 308 (8.69%) Linux
18 296 (8.35%) Windows
18 296 (8.35%) Scrum
19 293 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
20 290 (8.18%) Marketing
21 289 (8.15%) PRINCE2
22 288 (8.12%) Manufacturing
23 263 (7.42%) HTML
24 262 (7.39%) Oracle
25 261 (7.36%) DevOps
26 258 (7.28%) CSS
27 252 (7.11%) Telecoms
28 244 (6.88%) 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
1 102 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 81 (2.28%) Confluence
3 39 (1.10%) SAS
4 38 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 35 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 33 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 31 (0.87%) IIS
8 30 (0.85%) Apache
8 30 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 27 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 16 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 14 (0.39%) WordPress
14 11 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.25%) CICS
17 7 (0.20%) nginx
17 7 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 205 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 201 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
4 61 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.48%) Autodesk Inventor
8 16 (0.45%) Sketch
9 14 (0.39%) Figma
9 14 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
12 1 (0.028%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.028%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.028%) Simulink
12 1 (0.028%) Stata
Business Applications
1 61 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (1.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 47 (1.33%) SAP CO
4 47 (1.33%) SAP FI
5 46 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 46 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 41 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
7 40 (1.13%) NetSuite
8 38 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
9 33 (0.93%) SAP HR
10 32 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
11 30 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
11 30 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
12 27 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
12 27 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
13 23 (0.65%) SAP GTS
13 23 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 22 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
15 21 (0.59%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 465 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 293 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 188 (5.30%) SaaS
4 109 (3.07%) Office 365
5 78 (2.20%) PaaS
6 76 (2.14%) Power Platform
7 73 (2.06%) IaaS
8 53 (1.49%) GitHub
9 42 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 40 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 40 (1.13%) Serverless
11 37 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 29 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.54%) npm
15 18 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
17 15 (0.42%) Slack
18 14 (0.39%) BPaaS
18 14 (0.39%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.02%) Firewall
2 82 (2.31%) WAN
3 78 (2.20%) LAN
4 65 (1.83%) DNS
5 53 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 50 (1.41%) VoIP
7 47 (1.33%) DHCP
8 41 (1.16%) VPN
9 40 (1.13%) Internet
10 39 (1.10%) Network Security
10 39 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (0.82%) PABX
12 28 (0.79%) HTTP
13 25 (0.71%) VLAN
14 21 (0.59%) Wireless
15 19 (0.54%) NFC
16 18 (0.51%) Skype
17 16 (0.45%) Intranet
18 14 (0.39%) MPLS
19 13 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 119 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 111 (3.13%) MySQL
5 100 (2.82%) Big Data
6 99 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 76 (2.14%) Power BI
8 65 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
9 64 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 64 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (1.78%) Blockchain
10 63 (1.78%) DB2
11 48 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 45 (1.27%) Relational Database
13 40 (1.13%) NoSQL
14 39 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 39 (1.10%) SAP HANA
15 36 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 33 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 184 (5.19%) JIRA
2 165 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 121 (3.41%) Jenkins
4 86 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 83 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 52 (1.47%) Selenium
7 45 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
8 39 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 36 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 35 (0.99%) Maven
10 35 (0.99%) Subversion
11 34 (0.96%) MSI
11 34 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
12 33 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 33 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 28 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (0.76%) GitLab
15 26 (0.73%) JUnit
15 26 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
16 25 (0.71%) Mocha
General
1 290 (8.18%) Marketing
2 288 (8.12%) Manufacturing
3 252 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 222 (6.26%) Banking
5 206 (5.81%) Retail
6 161 (4.54%) Electronics
7 117 (3.30%) Legal
8 82 (2.31%) Financial Institution
9 58 (1.64%) Back Office
10 41 (1.16%) Games
11 30 (0.85%) Advertising
11 30 (0.85%) Billing
11 30 (0.85%) Publishing
12 28 (0.79%) Aerospace
13 23 (0.65%) General Ledger
13 23 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.56%) Automotive
16 19 (0.54%) French Language
16 19 (0.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 733 (20.67%) Developer
2 615 (17.34%) Analyst
3 379 (10.69%) Project Manager
4 243 (6.85%) Business Analyst
5 242 (6.82%) Consultant
6 221 (6.23%) Architect
7 163 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 162 (4.57%) .NET Developer
9 156 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 145 (4.09%) Financial Analyst
11 142 (4.00%) IT Manager
12 122 (3.44%) Senior Manager
13 107 (3.02%) Service Analyst
14 105 (2.96%) Software Developer
15 99 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
16 98 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 94 (2.65%) Java Developer
18 86 (2.43%) Senior Analyst
19 85 (2.40%) Support Analyst
20 80 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (11.51%) .NET
2 263 (7.42%) HTML
3 258 (7.28%) CSS
4 239 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 163 (4.60%) React
6 149 (4.20%) ASP.NET
7 119 (3.36%) Spring
8 117 (3.30%) Node.js
9 107 (3.02%) Web Services
10 105 (2.96%) HTML5
11 94 (2.65%) XML
12 88 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 83 (2.34%) .NET Core
13 83 (2.34%) JSON
14 81 (2.28%) RESTful
15 75 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 72 (2.03%) jQuery
17 70 (1.97%) .NET Framework
18 58 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 56 (1.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 389 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 184 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 162 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
5 150 (4.23%) User Experience
6 122 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 83 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 48 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 36 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 32 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 32 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 28 (0.79%) PMI
13 26 (0.73%) Virtual Team
14 25 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
15 24 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (0.59%) Digital Signage
17 20 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
17 20 (0.56%) Private Cloud
18 19 (0.54%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 308 (8.69%) Linux
2 296 (8.35%) Windows
3 118 (3.33%) Unix
4 115 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 72 (2.03%) Android
6 57 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 56 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 51 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 34 (0.96%) CentOS
11 34 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (0.93%) Debian
13 17 (0.48%) AIX
14 11 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.25%) zOS
17 8 (0.23%) Solaris
18 7 (0.20%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,255 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (15.26%) Project Management
3 436 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
4 407 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 403 (11.36%) ITIL
6 400 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
7 296 (8.35%) Scrum
8 289 (8.15%) PRINCE2
9 261 (7.36%) DevOps
10 244 (6.88%) ERP
11 243 (6.85%) Change Management
12 237 (6.68%) Business Analysis
13 232 (6.54%) Software Engineering
14 226 (6.37%) Waterfall
15 222 (6.26%) Fintech
16 215 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 215 (6.06%) MVC
17 212 (5.98%) Analytics
18 209 (5.89%) SDLC
18 209 (5.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 597 (16.84%) SQL
2 438 (12.35%) JavaScript
3 436 (12.30%) C#
4 368 (10.38%) Java
5 186 (5.25%) Python
6 136 (3.84%) C
7 125 (3.53%) C++
8 124 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 116 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 109 (3.07%) PHP
11 65 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 60 (1.69%) Bash Shell
13 58 (1.64%) TypeScript
14 32 (0.90%) VBA
15 31 (0.87%) ES6
15 31 (0.87%) Java 8
16 26 (0.73%) Go
17 22 (0.62%) VB
18 20 (0.56%) Perl
18 20 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 590 (16.64%) Degree
2 131 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 109 (3.07%) PMI Certification
4 102 (2.88%) PMP
5 78 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 67 (1.89%) CISSP
6 67 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 64 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 55 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 53 (1.49%) CISM
10 47 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 45 (1.27%) ISEB
13 41 (1.16%) CCNA
14 40 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
15 35 (0.99%) AWS Certification
16 34 (0.96%) CISA
17 32 (0.90%) CCNP
18 30 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 29 (0.82%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.71%) QA
2 133 (3.75%) PMO
3 120 (3.38%) SLA
4 58 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (1.41%) PCI DSS
6 41 (1.16%) GDPR
7 39 (1.10%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.59%) COBIT
9 21 (0.59%) NIST
10 11 (0.31%) P3O
11 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 9 (0.25%) WAI
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.11%) PSD2
15 4 (0.11%) RMADS
15 4 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 186 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 136 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (3.53%) Docker
4 70 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 28 (0.79%) XenApp
8 27 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (0.73%) vSphere
10 21 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.48%) Firmware
12 11 (0.31%) LXC
13 8 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.14%) NFS
16 5 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.085%) Terminal Server
17 3 (0.085%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 68 (1.92%) Ansible
2 62 (1.75%) Terraform
3 51 (1.44%) Puppet
4 49 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 40 (1.13%) SCCM
6 29 (0.82%) IBM BigFix
7 20 (0.56%) vCenter Server
8 15 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (0.42%) vRealize
9 14 (0.39%) WSUS
10 13 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.31%) Nagios
11 11 (0.31%) SCOM
12 10 (0.28%) Kibana
13 8 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.23%) Grafana
13 8 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.23%) Perfmon
14 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 545 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 423 (11.93%) SAP
3 262 (7.39%) Oracle
4 155 (4.37%) VMware
5 104 (2.93%) IBM
6 101 (2.85%) Citrix
7 76 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
8 64 (1.80%) Cisco
9 47 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 44 (1.24%) Google
10 44 (1.24%) JD Edwards
11 39 (1.10%) HP
12 34 (0.96%) Atlassian
13 32 (0.90%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.87%) Splunk
15 30 (0.85%) Aruba
16 29 (0.82%) Cognos
17 27 (0.76%) Hyperion
18 25 (0.71%) Tableau
19 24 (0.68%) Sage