Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,177 3,538 4,165
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 13.86% 13.63% 13.79%
As % of the General category 44.00% 43.16% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,829 2,976 3,545
Median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 4,948 8,197 10,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.51% 31.59% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,637 6,075 8,130
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,980 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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 +1 639 £57,500 +9.52% 38
Surrey 0 535 £60,000 +5.26% 36
Hampshire +3 417 £52,500 -4.55% 21
Berkshire +3 366 £56,500 +2.73% 16
East Sussex +6 245 £50,000 -16.67% 7
West Sussex -3 241 £55,000 +5.77% 9
Buckinghamshire +4 192 £62,650 +25.30% 16
Oxfordshire -12 80 £46,000 -8.00% 6
Kent -4 65 £47,250 +5.00% 8
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
Middlesex -1 1 £50,000 -24.53%
Sussex -5 1 £95,000 +2.70%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 739 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (17.64%) SQL
3 357 (16.40%) C#
4 338 (15.53%) .NET
5 337 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 325 (14.93%) Azure
7 298 (13.69%) Degree
8 277 (12.72%) JavaScript
9 268 (12.31%) Scrum
10 252 (11.58%) Project Management
11 250 (11.48%) SQL Server
12 247 (11.35%) Java
13 241 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
14 236 (10.84%) HTML
15 222 (10.20%) DevOps
16 215 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
17 208 (9.55%) AngularJS
18 206 (9.46%) Windows
19 204 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
20 191 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
21 190 (8.73%) Fintech
22 188 (8.64%) Test Automation
23 186 (8.54%) CSS
24 169 (7.76%) SAP
25 165 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
26 151 (6.94%) Mentoring
27 146 (6.71%) MVC
28 144 (6.61%) AWS
29 142 (6.52%) Linux
30 141 (6.48%) ITIL

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 58 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 39 (1.79%) Confluence
3 35 (1.61%) IIS
4 29 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.10%) Apache
6 22 (1.01%) CMS
6 22 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.01%) Umbraco
7 18 (0.83%) EPiServer
8 17 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 12 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.51%) SAS
12 9 (0.41%) nginx
13 8 (0.37%) JBoss
13 8 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.69%) Sketch
7 10 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.41%) InVision
8 9 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.23%) Figma
10 2 (0.092%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.092%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.046%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.046%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.046%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.046%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (1.56%) SAP FI
2 32 (1.47%) SAP CO
2 32 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (1.38%) NetSuite
4 27 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
7 18 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
10 12 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
11 11 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.51%) SAP CRM
12 9 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
14 7 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 325 (14.93%) Azure
2 144 (6.61%) AWS
3 95 (4.36%) Office 365
3 95 (4.36%) Power Platform
4 74 (3.40%) SaaS
5 46 (2.11%) PaaS
6 36 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (1.19%) IaaS
8 21 (0.96%) GitHub
9 19 (0.87%) Serverless
10 15 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.51%) GCP
14 10 (0.46%) Heroku
15 9 (0.41%) Amazon Cognito
15 9 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 8 (0.37%) Boomi
16 8 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.28%) Firewall
2 60 (2.76%) WAN
3 54 (2.48%) Network Security
4 53 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.88%) DNS
6 39 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 31 (1.42%) VoIP
8 29 (1.33%) Skype
9 28 (1.29%) Internet
10 27 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (1.19%) LAN
12 22 (1.01%) BGP
12 22 (1.01%) DHCP
12 22 (1.01%) HTTP
13 21 (0.96%) OSPF
13 21 (0.96%) SAN
14 20 (0.92%) VPN
15 15 (0.69%) MPLS
16 12 (0.55%) SSL
16 12 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 95 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
4 93 (4.27%) Power BI
5 88 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (3.12%) MySQL
7 57 (2.62%) MongoDB
8 55 (2.53%) Big Data
9 52 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (1.79%) DB2
11 33 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 32 (1.47%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (1.29%) Data Lake
15 25 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 24 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
17 19 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
17 19 (0.87%) SAP HANA
18 18 (0.83%) Oracle Database
19 17 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 130 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 114 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 69 (3.17%) JIRA
4 67 (3.08%) Selenium
5 52 (2.39%) gulp
6 42 (1.93%) Cucumber
6 42 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 41 (1.88%) Maven
8 40 (1.84%) Grunt
9 39 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 33 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (0.78%) GitLab
13 14 (0.64%) Ant
14 13 (0.60%) Artifactory
14 13 (0.60%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.60%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.55%) JMeter
16 11 (0.51%) SonarQube
16 11 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 135 (6.20%) Banking
2 133 (6.11%) Marketing
3 104 (4.78%) Retail
4 90 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 84 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 59 (2.71%) Legal
7 52 (2.39%) Public Sector
8 33 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.47%) Law
10 31 (1.42%) Electronics
11 26 (1.19%) Back Office
12 23 (1.06%) Games
13 18 (0.83%) Automotive
14 17 (0.78%) Billing
15 14 (0.64%) Advertising
16 13 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.55%) Local Government
18 11 (0.51%) Investment Banking
19 7 (0.32%) Aerospace
20 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 502 (23.06%) Developer
2 343 (15.76%) Analyst
3 162 (7.44%) Architect
4 128 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 110 (5.05%) Senior Developer
6 104 (4.78%) .NET Developer
6 104 (4.78%) Consultant
7 94 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 81 (3.72%) Financial Analyst
9 80 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 74 (3.40%) Business Analyst
11 73 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 69 (3.17%) Angular Developer
12 69 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 65 (2.99%) IT Manager
14 62 (2.85%) Software Developer
14 62 (2.85%) Web Developer
15 59 (2.71%) Test Analyst
16 49 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
16 49 (2.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (15.53%) .NET
2 236 (10.84%) HTML
3 208 (9.55%) AngularJS
4 186 (8.54%) CSS
5 119 (5.47%) ASP.NET
6 98 (4.50%) .NET Core
7 87 (4.00%) React
8 83 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 82 (3.77%) HTML5
10 80 (3.67%) Node.js
11 68 (3.12%) Web Services
12 67 (3.08%) REST
13 62 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (2.80%) XML
15 60 (2.76%) RESTful
16 58 (2.66%) Spring
17 56 (2.57%) .NET Framework
17 56 (2.57%) jQuery
18 50 (2.30%) JSON
19 43 (1.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 70 (3.22%) Data Centre
4 65 (2.99%) User Experience
5 59 (2.71%) Virtual Team
6 51 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.47%) Reinsurance
11 26 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 26 (1.19%) N-Tier
12 25 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 21 (0.96%) DataPower
14 19 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 19 (0.87%) Tandem
15 17 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 15 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (0.69%) PMI
17 13 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 206 (9.46%) Windows
2 142 (6.52%) Linux
3 77 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 74 (3.40%) Unix
5 45 (2.07%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.96%) Android
10 19 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (0.64%) AIX
11 14 (0.64%) Debian
12 10 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.28%) CentOS
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.18%) Solaris
16 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (12.31%) Scrum
3 252 (11.58%) Project Management
4 241 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
5 222 (10.20%) DevOps
6 204 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 191 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 190 (8.73%) Fintech
9 188 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 165 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 151 (6.94%) Mentoring
12 146 (6.71%) MVC
13 141 (6.48%) ITIL
13 141 (6.48%) Software Engineering
14 126 (5.79%) Project Delivery
15 125 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
16 121 (5.56%) Computer Science
17 106 (4.87%) TDD
18 105 (4.82%) Analytics
19 103 (4.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 384 (17.64%) SQL
2 357 (16.40%) C#
3 277 (12.72%) JavaScript
4 247 (11.35%) Java
5 141 (6.48%) Python
6 71 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 65 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 58 (2.66%) C
9 55 (2.53%) C++
10 51 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 39 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 34 (1.56%) Java 8
13 31 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.42%) PHP
14 28 (1.29%) VB
15 26 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.15%) Perl
17 23 (1.06%) Ruby
18 19 (0.87%) VB6
19 18 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 298 (13.69%) Degree
2 70 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 56 (2.57%) ISTQB
4 55 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (2.48%) SC Cleared
6 45 (2.07%) PMP
7 40 (1.84%) CISSP
8 38 (1.75%) ISEB
9 31 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 30 (1.38%) CISM
11 22 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.96%) CISA
13 19 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
14 17 (0.78%) ACCA
15 16 (0.73%) CCNA
16 15 (0.69%) CCNP
16 15 (0.69%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 13 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
19 12 (0.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (5.79%) QA
2 45 (2.07%) GDPR
2 45 (2.07%) PMO
2 45 (2.07%) SLA
3 30 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.92%) NIST
7 18 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.55%) COBIT
9 8 (0.37%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.23%) MiFID
11 4 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.14%) GMP
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (5.14%) Docker
2 85 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.83%) vSphere
6 6 (0.28%) HDFS
6 6 (0.28%) vCloud
6 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.092%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.092%) XenApp
9 1 (0.046%) KVM
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.046%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 49 (2.25%) Ansible
3 24 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.06%) Puppet
5 20 (0.92%) Terraform
6 17 (0.78%) SCCM
7 10 (0.46%) SCOM
7 10 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.37%) Nagios
9 7 (0.32%) OpenNebula
10 6 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.28%) Kibana
10 6 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.23%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.23%) logstash
11 5 (0.23%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.23%) Salt
12 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 337 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 169 (7.76%) SAP
3 132 (6.06%) Oracle
4 100 (4.59%) Cisco
5 76 (3.49%) VMware
6 51 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (2.07%) IBM
8 38 (1.75%) Palo Alto
9 34 (1.56%) Tableau
10 31 (1.42%) Meraki
11 26 (1.19%) HP
12 25 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 21 (0.96%) Aruba
13 21 (0.96%) Google
14 20 (0.92%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.87%) CheckPoint
15 19 (0.87%) F5
16 17 (0.78%) Citrix
17 16 (0.73%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.73%) Splunk