Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4488 6157 7573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.56% 17.41% 17.86%
As % of the General category 45.13% 49.03% 48.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3518 5128 6366
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9945 12557 15498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.49% 35.50% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7654 10069 11954
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 -7 1703 £50,000 - 91
Surrey +5 1317 £52,500 +5.00% 39
Berkshire -3 1001 £50,000 - 45
Hampshire -3 641 £49,000 +8.89% 50
Buckinghamshire -2 495 £45,000 - 33
Kent 0 295 £42,500 - 17
West Sussex -11 243 £50,000 +2.04% 12
Oxfordshire -13 210 £42,750 -10.00% 13
East Sussex -7 181 £50,000 - 11
Sussex +7 22 £57,500 +74.24% 3
Middlesex -5 16 £52,500 +162.50% 1
M4 Corridor 0 5 £62,500 -34.21%
Home Counties -1 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1296 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1123 (25.02%) SQL
3 941 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 766 (17.07%) C#
5 719 (16.02%) .NET
6 717 (15.98%) SQL Server
7 638 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
8 585 (13.03%) JavaScript
9 582 (12.97%) SAP
10 569 (12.68%) Project Management
11 559 (12.46%) Java
12 549 (12.23%) Degree
13 536 (11.94%) Telecoms
14 523 (11.65%) Windows
15 492 (10.96%) HTML
16 488 (10.87%) Marketing
17 484 (10.78%) Scrum
18 458 (10.20%) CSS
19 429 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
20 401 (8.93%) Manufacturing
21 393 (8.76%) Oracle
22 388 (8.65%) Linux
23 380 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
24 374 (8.33%) Programme Management
25 340 (7.58%) Test Automation
26 339 (7.55%) MVC
27 326 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
28 322 (7.17%) Python
29 319 (7.11%) ITIL
30 309 (6.89%) ASP.NET

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
1 117 (2.61%) CMS
2 111 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 105 (2.34%) Apache
4 78 (1.74%) IIS
5 63 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 54 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 46 (1.02%) SAS
8 45 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 42 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 33 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 32 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 27 (0.60%) JBoss
12 27 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 27 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 21 (0.47%) Drupal
13 21 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.38%) Documentum
15 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 305 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 268 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 145 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 138 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 117 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.33%) Autodesk Inventor
9 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.11%) Niku Workbench
11 4 (0.089%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.089%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.067%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.022%) Simulink
14 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 119 (2.65%) SAP FI
2 112 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 112 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 86 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 57 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
5 48 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 42 (0.94%) SAP MM
7 34 (0.76%) SAP PM
8 33 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
9 30 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
10 26 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
11 24 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
11 24 (0.53%) SAP PS
12 23 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
13 22 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
13 22 (0.49%) SAP BPC
14 21 (0.47%) SAP HR
14 21 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
15 17 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
15 17 (0.38%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 263 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (3.23%) SaaS
4 61 (1.36%) Office 365
5 46 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
7 23 (0.51%) PaaS
8 21 (0.47%) IaaS
9 19 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (0.42%) GitHub
10 15 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
11 13 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
12 12 (0.27%) Force.com
13 10 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.22%) FinancialForce
14 8 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.11%) Google Play
16 4 (0.089%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 3 (0.067%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.88%) Firewall
2 109 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 98 (2.18%) VPN
4 95 (2.12%) WAN
5 94 (2.09%) LAN
6 77 (1.72%) DNS
7 73 (1.63%) Network Security
8 70 (1.56%) Internet
9 50 (1.11%) VoIP
10 44 (0.98%) SAN
11 42 (0.94%) DHCP
12 38 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (0.74%) VLAN
14 29 (0.65%) FTP
15 28 (0.62%) Wireless
16 27 (0.60%) AMQP
17 23 (0.51%) HTTP
18 21 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
18 21 (0.47%) MPLS
19 20 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 717 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 215 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 206 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 200 (4.46%) MySQL
5 179 (3.99%) Big Data
6 140 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 137 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 127 (2.83%) NoSQL
9 111 (2.47%) Power BI
10 97 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 96 (2.14%) Oracle Database
12 76 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 71 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
14 66 (1.47%) QlikView
15 65 (1.45%) MongoDB
16 53 (1.18%) Data Lake
17 51 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 51 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
18 49 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 212 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 164 (3.65%) Git (software)
3 137 (3.05%) Visual Studio
4 123 (2.74%) JIRA
5 118 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 112 (2.50%) Selenium
7 88 (1.96%) NUnit
8 55 (1.23%) WebDriver
9 50 (1.11%) Subversion
10 44 (0.98%) Maven
11 42 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 34 (0.76%) JUnit
13 33 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 32 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (0.67%) ProC
16 27 (0.60%) MSBuild
17 26 (0.58%) TeamCity
18 25 (0.56%) gulp
19 23 (0.51%) PVCS
20 22 (0.49%) WiX
General
1 536 (11.94%) Telecoms
2 488 (10.87%) Marketing
3 401 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 300 (6.68%) Banking
5 295 (6.57%) Electronics
6 253 (5.64%) Retail
7 214 (4.77%) Legal
8 140 (3.12%) Financial Institution
9 60 (1.34%) Advertising
9 60 (1.34%) Automotive
10 53 (1.18%) Back Office
11 52 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 39 (0.87%) General Ledger
13 36 (0.80%) Billing
14 28 (0.62%) Publishing
15 25 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 23 (0.51%) Local Government
17 22 (0.49%) Law
18 20 (0.45%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1151 (25.65%) Developer
2 886 (19.74%) Analyst
3 375 (8.36%) .NET Developer
4 325 (7.24%) C# Developer
5 324 (7.22%) Consultant
6 311 (6.93%) Project Manager
7 304 (6.77%) Business Analyst
8 241 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 195 (4.34%) Architect
10 189 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 169 (3.77%) SQL Developer
12 150 (3.34%) IT Manager
13 144 (3.21%) Java Developer
14 135 (3.01%) Financial Analyst
15 130 (2.90%) Support Analyst
16 121 (2.70%) Software Developer
17 117 (2.61%) Junior
18 112 (2.50%) Service Analyst
19 111 (2.47%) Senior Manager
20 99 (2.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (16.02%) .NET
2 492 (10.96%) HTML
3 458 (10.20%) CSS
4 309 (6.89%) ASP.NET
5 292 (6.51%) Web Services
6 279 (6.22%) AngularJS
7 259 (5.77%) XML
8 230 (5.12%) .NET Framework
9 201 (4.48%) jQuery
10 163 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (3.34%) REST
12 145 (3.23%) HTML5
13 121 (2.70%) WCF
14 120 (2.67%) React
15 115 (2.56%) CSS3
16 112 (2.50%) Spring
17 111 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 100 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 96 (2.14%) WPF
20 93 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 429 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 231 (5.15%) Fintech
3 196 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 132 (2.94%) User Experience
5 124 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 109 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
7 106 (2.36%) Data Centre
8 79 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 66 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 41 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 29 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 29 (0.65%) W3C
13 25 (0.56%) FMCG
13 25 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 24 (0.53%) Reinsurance
15 23 (0.51%) Clustering
16 22 (0.49%) CMDB
16 22 (0.49%) EPoS
17 21 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 523 (11.65%) Windows
2 388 (8.65%) Linux
3 208 (4.63%) Unix
4 145 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 105 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (1.87%) Windows 7
7 80 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 53 (1.18%) Android
10 44 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 41 (0.91%) Solaris
12 39 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (0.80%) AIX
14 30 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.36%) CentOS
17 15 (0.33%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.20%) Kali Linux
18 9 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1296 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
3 569 (12.68%) Project Management
4 484 (10.78%) Scrum
5 380 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 374 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 340 (7.58%) Test Automation
8 339 (7.55%) MVC
9 326 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 319 (7.11%) ITIL
11 303 (6.75%) Digital Marketing
12 285 (6.35%) PRINCE2
13 275 (6.13%) SDLC
14 263 (5.86%) TDD
15 253 (5.64%) Mentoring
16 240 (5.35%) CRM
16 240 (5.35%) OO
17 220 (4.90%) DevOps
18 209 (4.66%) Information Security
19 208 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1123 (25.02%) SQL
2 766 (17.07%) C#
3 585 (13.03%) JavaScript
4 559 (12.46%) Java
5 322 (7.17%) Python
6 249 (5.55%) T-SQL
7 160 (3.57%) C++
8 125 (2.79%) C
9 116 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 114 (2.54%) PHP
11 107 (2.38%) Perl
12 101 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 100 (2.23%) PowerShell
14 93 (2.07%) Ruby
15 81 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 50 (1.11%) R
17 48 (1.07%) Shell Script
18 44 (0.98%) VBA
19 37 (0.82%) ES6
20 34 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 549 (12.23%) Degree
2 165 (3.68%) CISSP
3 133 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.41%) CISM
5 89 (1.98%) ISEB
6 84 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 78 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (1.60%) PMP
9 71 (1.58%) PMI Certification
10 68 (1.52%) ISTQB
11 64 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 54 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 47 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 46 (1.02%) CISA
15 44 (0.98%) CCNA
16 43 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
17 42 (0.94%) CIMA
18 39 (0.87%) CRISC
19 38 (0.85%) CCNP
20 36 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (5.48%) QA
2 177 (3.94%) SLA
3 128 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (2.38%) PMO
5 76 (1.69%) PCI DSS
6 39 (0.87%) GDPR
7 37 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 18 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.27%) GAAP
11 8 (0.18%) COBIT
11 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.089%) WAI
15 3 (0.067%) P3O
15 3 (0.067%) RMADS
15 3 (0.067%) Solvency II
System Software
1 203 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 114 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (2.09%) Docker
4 38 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.45%) vSphere
6 19 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (0.40%) XenApp
8 14 (0.31%) KVM
8 14 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
9 12 (0.27%) XenServer
10 8 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.089%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.089%) Firmware
14 3 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 79 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 75 (1.67%) Puppet
3 74 (1.65%) Ansible
4 24 (0.53%) SCCM
5 20 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 19 (0.42%) Grafana
7 18 (0.40%) WSUS
8 17 (0.38%) Terraform
9 16 (0.36%) Nessus
10 15 (0.33%) Nmap
11 14 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 12 (0.27%) Packer
12 12 (0.27%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.16%) Oozie
14 7 (0.16%) Pingdom
14 7 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 941 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 582 (12.97%) SAP
3 393 (8.76%) Oracle
4 170 (3.79%) VMware
5 148 (3.30%) Cisco
6 84 (1.87%) HP
6 84 (1.87%) IBM
7 79 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 73 (1.63%) Citrix
9 67 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 66 (1.47%) Sitecore
11 49 (1.09%) Cognos
12 41 (0.91%) Tableau
13 35 (0.78%) F5
13 35 (0.78%) Xamarin
14 33 (0.74%) TOWER Software
15 32 (0.71%) CheckPoint
16 31 (0.69%) Sage
17 30 (0.67%) Juniper
18 29 (0.65%) EMC