Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,509 1,612 3,630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.36% 13.16% 13.67%
As % of the General category 29.92% 28.42% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,647 1,310 2,873
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +6.80%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +8.11%

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 8,387 5,673 13,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.35% 46.33% 49.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,274 4,393 10,075
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,318
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the South East.

Salary trend for Finance in the South East

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +7 742 £55,000 -8.33% 162
Hampshire +13 682 £51,500 +2.59% 75
Surrey -5 470 £60,000 - 65
Berkshire +9 452 £57,500 +1.77% 82
West Sussex +2 248 £47,500 -13.64% 18
East Sussex -7 200 £52,500 -8.70% 15
Buckinghamshire -10 154 £55,000 -15.38% 48
Oxfordshire +18 136 £50,000 +6.95% 32
Kent -4 104 £42,500 -15.00% 18
M4 Corridor -1 8 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 8 £85,000 -
Middlesex +2 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 989 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 636 (25.35%) Social Skills
3 621 (24.75%) Degree
4 594 (23.67%) DevOps
5 506 (20.17%) Java
6 473 (18.85%) Azure
7 435 (17.34%) Software Engineering
8 431 (17.18%) AWS
9 429 (17.10%) Banking
10 424 (16.90%) Scrum
11 415 (16.54%) Computer Science
12 398 (15.86%) Git (software)
13 390 (15.54%) Linux
14 372 (14.83%) AngularJS
15 363 (14.47%) SQL
16 355 (14.15%) Python
17 354 (14.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 352 (14.03%) Law
19 351 (13.99%) Microservices
20 342 (13.63%) CSS
21 336 (13.39%) JavaScript
22 333 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
23 329 (13.11%) Ansible
23 329 (13.11%) Microsoft
24 324 (12.91%) Digital Banking
25 320 (12.75%) Jenkins
26 319 (12.71%) C#
27 314 (12.51%) React
28 313 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
29 288 (11.48%) Spring

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
1 227 (9.05%) Apache Spark
2 202 (8.05%) GemFire
3 177 (7.05%) Apache
4 72 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 72 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 48 (1.91%) Confluence
6 41 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (1.55%) CMS
8 20 (0.80%) MS Exchange
9 19 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.76%) SAS
10 10 (0.40%) WordPress
11 9 (0.36%) nginx
12 8 (0.32%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.32%) IIS
13 5 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.12%) Liferay
15 3 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 146 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.32%) Sketch
6 24 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.80%) Figma
8 18 (0.72%) InVision
9 15 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle Smart View
11 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.12%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.040%) SPSS
14 1 (0.040%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
1 25 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 24 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
3 22 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.68%) Shopify
7 16 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
9 12 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.48%) SAP FI
10 11 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
11 10 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 473 (18.85%) Azure
2 431 (17.18%) AWS
3 258 (10.28%) GitHub
4 163 (6.50%) Amazon Kinesis
5 149 (5.94%) GCP
6 108 (4.30%) SaaS
7 90 (3.59%) Power Platform
8 87 (3.47%) Microsoft 365
9 82 (3.27%) PaaS
10 49 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
11 45 (1.79%) OpenShift
12 44 (1.75%) IaaS
13 43 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
13 43 (1.71%) Google Analytics
14 32 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
16 18 (0.72%) Snowflake
17 15 (0.60%) Amazon EKS
18 13 (0.52%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.31%) Firewall
2 35 (1.39%) HTTP
3 29 (1.16%) Calico
4 28 (1.12%) DNS
5 26 (1.04%) Broadband
5 26 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.92%) SSH
7 22 (0.88%) VPN
8 20 (0.80%) LAN
9 19 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (0.76%) Internet
10 18 (0.72%) DHCP
10 18 (0.72%) WAN
11 17 (0.68%) Network Security
11 17 (0.68%) SNA
11 17 (0.68%) Wireless
12 16 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.52%) DMZ
14 11 (0.44%) WLAN
15 10 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 224 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 208 (8.29%) HBase
4 202 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 200 (7.97%) MariaDB
6 192 (7.65%) Big Data
7 188 (7.49%) NoSQL
8 168 (6.70%) Redis
9 87 (3.47%) Power BI
10 69 (2.75%) Hadoop
11 67 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
12 63 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 60 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 47 (1.87%) MySQL
15 39 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 30 (1.20%) MongoDB
17 25 (1.00%) Tableau
18 20 (0.80%) Data Lake
18 20 (0.80%) RDBMS
19 17 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 398 (15.86%) Git (software)
2 320 (12.75%) Jenkins
3 221 (8.81%) Cucumber
3 221 (8.81%) Protractor
4 211 (8.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 209 (8.33%) Gradle
6 195 (7.77%) Cypress.io
7 192 (7.65%) Storybook
8 184 (7.33%) JUnit
9 178 (7.09%) IntelliJ
10 176 (7.01%) Eclipse
11 161 (6.42%) Mockito
12 124 (4.94%) Artifactory
13 100 (3.99%) JIRA
14 82 (3.27%) Selenium
15 77 (3.07%) SonarQube
16 49 (1.95%) Visual Studio
17 48 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 35 (1.39%) Bitbucket
19 30 (1.20%) gulp
General
1 636 (25.35%) Social Skills
2 429 (17.10%) Banking
3 354 (14.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 352 (14.03%) Law
5 264 (10.52%) Analytical Skills
6 230 (9.17%) Marketing
7 150 (5.98%) Telecoms
8 142 (5.66%) Manufacturing
9 129 (5.14%) Presentation Skills
10 127 (5.06%) Public Sector
11 107 (4.26%) Electronics
12 97 (3.87%) Retail
13 88 (3.51%) Organisational Skills
14 75 (2.99%) Advertising
15 68 (2.71%) Legal
16 50 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
17 45 (1.79%) Billing
18 44 (1.75%) Games
19 42 (1.67%) Financial Institution
20 26 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 445 (17.74%) Developer
2 351 (13.99%) Analyst
3 242 (9.65%) Software Engineer
4 198 (7.89%) Architect
5 142 (5.66%) Consultant
6 127 (5.06%) Principal Engineer
7 119 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 116 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 112 (4.46%) Principal Software Engineer
10 103 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 86 (3.43%) .NET Developer
12 70 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 69 (2.75%) IT Manager
14 68 (2.71%) Cloud Engineer
15 66 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
16 64 (2.55%) C# Developer
16 64 (2.55%) Lead Developer
17 60 (2.39%) Scrum Master
18 59 (2.35%) Senior Software Engineer
19 58 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (14.83%) AngularJS
2 342 (13.63%) CSS
3 314 (12.51%) React
4 288 (11.48%) Spring
5 281 (11.20%) .NET
6 271 (10.80%) RESTful
7 270 (10.76%) Node.js
8 262 (10.44%) Kafka
9 211 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 202 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
11 201 (8.01%) JSON
12 196 (7.81%) Redux
13 195 (7.77%) Express
14 192 (7.65%) Tailwind CSS
15 190 (7.57%) WireMock
16 168 (6.70%) Spark Streaming
17 164 (6.54%) Play Framework
18 150 (5.98%) HTML
19 145 (5.78%) Web Services
20 129 (5.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 233 (9.29%) User Experience
2 181 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
3 151 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 63 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 57 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 49 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 48 (1.91%) Renewable Energy
9 45 (1.79%) iPhone
10 42 (1.67%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.04%) Life Science
12 25 (1.00%) Social Media
13 24 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
13 24 (0.96%) Cybercrime
14 23 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 23 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
15 22 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 19 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
17 18 (0.72%) Clustering
17 18 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 390 (15.54%) Linux
2 278 (11.08%) Unix
3 163 (6.50%) Windows
4 62 (2.47%) Android
5 46 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.72%) CentOS
9 18 (0.72%) Debian
10 15 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.24%) VMS
15 5 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.16%) Solaris
17 2 (0.080%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 989 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (23.67%) DevOps
3 435 (17.34%) Software Engineering
4 424 (16.90%) Scrum
5 415 (16.54%) Computer Science
6 351 (13.99%) Microservices
7 333 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
8 324 (12.91%) Digital Banking
9 313 (12.48%) Business Intelligence
10 277 (11.04%) Fintech
11 271 (10.80%) TDD
12 257 (10.24%) Project Management
13 217 (8.65%) Business Continuity
14 214 (8.53%) Analytics
15 207 (8.25%) OO
16 201 (8.01%) Validation
17 192 (7.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
18 190 (7.57%) Software Testing
19 189 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
20 170 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 506 (20.17%) Java
2 363 (14.47%) SQL
3 355 (14.15%) Python
4 336 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 319 (12.71%) C#
6 203 (8.09%) Shell Script
7 183 (7.29%) Groovy
8 93 (3.71%) PowerShell
9 91 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 85 (3.39%) C++
11 73 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 65 (2.59%) Go
13 55 (2.19%) TypeScript
14 52 (2.07%) C
15 30 (1.20%) PHP
16 22 (0.88%) R
17 20 (0.80%) Ruby
17 20 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.72%) VB
19 16 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 621 (24.75%) Degree
2 194 (7.73%) OCP
2 194 (7.73%) Oracle Certification
3 109 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 47 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 45 (1.79%) CISSP
7 40 (1.59%) ISEB
8 36 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
10 32 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 27 (1.08%) CISM
12 24 (0.96%) ISTQB
13 21 (0.84%) CCNA
14 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.68%) ACCA
15 17 (0.68%) CIMA
15 17 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.64%) PMI Certification
17 15 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.22%) QA
2 84 (3.35%) SLA
3 67 (2.67%) GDPR
4 62 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (2.19%) PMO
6 34 (1.36%) NIST
7 30 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 27 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
9 23 (0.92%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.72%) COBIT
11 17 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 16 (0.64%) Good Clinical Practice
13 14 (0.56%) Accessibility
14 12 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
15 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.24%) CDISC
16 6 (0.24%) GRC
16 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 3 (0.12%) IFRS
17 3 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 227 (9.05%) Docker
2 169 (6.74%) HDFS
3 150 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 105 (4.18%) Active Directory
5 45 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.32%) Firmware
9 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.12%) vSphere
12 2 (0.080%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.040%) RACF
13 1 (0.040%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 329 (13.11%) Ansible
2 178 (7.09%) Kubernetes
3 124 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (4.74%) Terraform
5 55 (2.19%) Puppet
6 31 (1.24%) Grafana
7 29 (1.16%) Kibana
8 24 (0.96%) SCCM
9 14 (0.56%) SCOM
10 13 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 11 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.40%) OpenView
12 10 (0.40%) OVSD
13 9 (0.36%) vRealize
14 5 (0.20%) Argo
15 3 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 3 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
16 2 (0.080%) Prometheus
16 2 (0.080%) WSUS
Vendors
1 329 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 215 (8.57%) VMware
3 192 (7.65%) Okta
4 184 (7.33%) SAP
5 147 (5.86%) Oracle
6 59 (2.35%) Google
7 45 (1.79%) Cisco
8 32 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 22 (0.88%) Hyperion
10 21 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (0.76%) Adobe
12 18 (0.72%) PayPal
13 16 (0.64%) Databricks
14 15 (0.60%) Blue Prism
14 15 (0.60%) HP
14 15 (0.60%) Sage
15 13 (0.52%) Apple
15 13 (0.52%) JD Edwards
15 13 (0.52%) Splunk
16 12 (0.48%) F5