Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,020 4,635 5,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.33% 14.92% 16.81%
As % of the General category 46.20% 43.87% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,239 3,618 4,589
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 8,701 10,566 11,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.03% 34.01% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6,764 8,156 9,190
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 1,344 £52,500 +5.00% 263
Surrey +2 1,004 £55,000 +3.29% 117
Berkshire -4 772 £54,500 +9.00% 113
Hampshire -2 720 £52,500 +10.53% 121
Buckinghamshire -1 386 £52,500 +16.67% 94
West Sussex +8 375 £50,000 - 36
Kent -2 251 £42,500 - 65
East Sussex +9 250 £55,000 +10.00% 25
Oxfordshire +1 181 £55,000 +22.22% 56
Middlesex +3 31 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Sussex -1 13 £75,000 +27.66%
M4 Corridor +4 6 £62,500 -
Home Counties +6 5 £72,500 +11.54%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1,466 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (20.40%) SQL
3 688 (17.11%) Microsoft
4 655 (16.29%) Degree
5 580 (14.43%) C#
6 572 (14.23%) .NET
7 524 (13.03%) Project Management
8 521 (12.96%) JavaScript
9 517 (12.86%) Scrum
10 461 (11.47%) Oracle
11 460 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 456 (11.34%) SAP
13 455 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
14 433 (10.77%) Java
15 432 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
16 418 (10.40%) HTML
17 394 (9.80%) SQL Server
18 387 (9.63%) Retail
19 377 (9.38%) Telecoms
19 377 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
19 377 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
20 374 (9.30%) CSS
21 366 (9.10%) Test Automation
22 357 (8.88%) Windows
23 317 (7.89%) MVC
24 314 (7.81%) QA
24 314 (7.81%) Fintech
25 302 (7.51%) Analytics
26 298 (7.41%) Marketing
27 289 (7.19%) 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 86 (2.14%) Apache
1 86 (2.14%) Confluence
2 62 (1.54%) SAS
3 57 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 57 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 53 (1.32%) IIS
5 46 (1.14%) CMS
6 43 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 29 (0.72%) JBoss
8 28 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.42%) Umbraco
12 16 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 228 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 204 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 106 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
4 89 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 55 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.25%) Autodesk Inventor
8 3 (0.075%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.075%) SPSS
9 2 (0.050%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.050%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.050%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.025%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.025%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.025%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 63 (1.57%) SAP CO
2 63 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 54 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 51 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
5 44 (1.09%) NetSuite
6 35 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 35 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 32 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
8 30 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
8 30 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
9 29 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
10 26 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
11 23 (0.57%) SAP BPC
12 22 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
13 21 (0.52%) SAP MM
14 20 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
15 18 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
15 18 (0.45%) SAP ERP
16 17 (0.42%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 377 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 207 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (2.11%) Office 365
4 65 (1.62%) SaaS
5 48 (1.19%) PaaS
6 43 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
7 40 (1.00%) IaaS
8 31 (0.77%) GitHub
9 25 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.37%) FinancialForce
12 15 (0.37%) npm
13 14 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.32%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.27%) Slack
16 11 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 9 (0.22%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 144 (3.58%) Firewall
2 91 (2.26%) LAN
3 90 (2.24%) WAN
4 88 (2.19%) DNS
5 79 (1.97%) Internet
6 68 (1.69%) DHCP
7 62 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 48 (1.19%) Network Security
9 41 (1.02%) SAN
10 38 (0.95%) Wireless
11 30 (0.75%) Unified Communications
12 27 (0.67%) Skype
13 26 (0.65%) Intranet
13 26 (0.65%) NFC
14 24 (0.60%) VPN
15 20 (0.50%) iSCSI
15 20 (0.50%) VLAN
16 19 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (0.47%) Wireshark
17 16 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 161 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 161 (4.00%) Power BI
3 152 (3.78%) Big Data
4 135 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 132 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 127 (3.16%) MySQL
7 110 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (1.87%) NoSQL
8 75 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 66 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 62 (1.54%) SAP HANA
11 53 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 47 (1.17%) Blockchain
13 46 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
15 42 (1.04%) Apache Hive
16 41 (1.02%) MongoDB
16 41 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (1.02%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 180 (4.48%) JIRA
2 168 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 129 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 115 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 114 (2.84%) Selenium
6 111 (2.76%) Visual Studio
7 47 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
8 45 (1.12%) MSTest
9 44 (1.09%) Moq
9 44 (1.09%) Ranorex
10 43 (1.07%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 43 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 42 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 40 (1.00%) HP UFT
13 38 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
14 36 (0.90%) Subversion
15 34 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 27 (0.67%) JUnit
16 27 (0.67%) NUnit
17 26 (0.65%) InstallShield
General
1 387 (9.63%) Retail
2 377 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 298 (7.41%) Marketing
4 261 (6.49%) Banking
5 213 (5.30%) Manufacturing
6 163 (4.05%) Electronics
7 71 (1.77%) Advertising
8 65 (1.62%) Legal
9 44 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 35 (0.87%) Back Office
11 34 (0.85%) General Ledger
12 31 (0.77%) Automotive
12 31 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 30 (0.75%) Law
14 27 (0.67%) Publishing
15 25 (0.62%) Games
16 23 (0.57%) Billing
17 22 (0.55%) Local Government
18 14 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 950 (23.63%) Developer
2 703 (17.49%) Analyst
3 333 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 265 (6.59%) .NET Developer
5 257 (6.39%) Architect
6 250 (6.22%) Business Analyst
7 220 (5.47%) Consultant
8 191 (4.75%) Java Developer
9 189 (4.70%) C# Developer
9 189 (4.70%) Senior Developer
10 146 (3.63%) IT Manager
11 137 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 120 (2.99%) Software Developer
13 98 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 95 (2.36%) Administrator
15 91 (2.26%) Test Analyst
16 89 (2.21%) Support Analyst
17 87 (2.16%) Financial Analyst
17 87 (2.16%) Senior Manager
18 86 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (14.23%) .NET
2 418 (10.40%) HTML
3 374 (9.30%) CSS
4 281 (6.99%) AngularJS
5 229 (5.70%) ASP.NET
6 197 (4.90%) jQuery
7 178 (4.43%) Web Services
8 175 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 158 (3.93%) XML
10 157 (3.91%) Spring
11 150 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 143 (3.56%) HTML5
13 103 (2.56%) React
14 94 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (2.29%) RESTful
16 85 (2.11%) .NET Framework
17 82 (2.04%) REST
17 82 (2.04%) WCF
18 70 (1.74%) Hibernate
19 68 (1.69%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 377 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 314 (7.81%) Fintech
3 196 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 167 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
5 143 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 121 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 108 (2.69%) User Experience
8 104 (2.59%) Algorithms
9 77 (1.92%) Reinsurance
10 72 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (1.19%) PKI
12 47 (1.17%) PMI
13 41 (1.02%) Social Network
14 40 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 37 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 33 (0.82%) FMCG
17 32 (0.80%) Virtual Team
18 31 (0.77%) N-Tier
19 30 (0.75%) Public Cloud
20 27 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 357 (8.88%) Windows
2 277 (6.89%) Linux
3 161 (4.00%) Unix
4 147 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 75 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (1.77%) Android
6 71 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 63 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (0.75%) AIX
11 28 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.22%) CentOS
13 8 (0.20%) Solaris
13 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,466 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (13.03%) Project Management
3 517 (12.86%) Scrum
4 460 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 455 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 432 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
7 366 (9.10%) Test Automation
8 317 (7.89%) MVC
9 302 (7.51%) Analytics
10 289 (7.19%) ITIL
11 287 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 275 (6.84%) Waterfall
13 241 (6.00%) SDLC
14 238 (5.92%) PRINCE2
15 226 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
16 224 (5.57%) DevOps
17 217 (5.40%) Change Management
18 214 (5.32%) Decision-Making
19 210 (5.22%) TDD
20 202 (5.02%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 820 (20.40%) SQL
2 580 (14.43%) C#
3 521 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 433 (10.77%) Java
5 198 (4.93%) Python
6 154 (3.83%) T-SQL
7 132 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 127 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 115 (2.86%) C++
10 111 (2.76%) C
11 69 (1.72%) PHP
12 58 (1.44%) R
13 57 (1.42%) Java 8
14 56 (1.39%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 50 (1.24%) Perl
17 44 (1.09%) Go
17 44 (1.09%) Ruby
18 39 (0.97%) TypeScript
19 35 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 655 (16.29%) Degree
2 124 (3.08%) ISEB
3 113 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 108 (2.69%) ISTQB
5 100 (2.49%) CISSP
6 87 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 81 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 78 (1.94%) PMI Certification
9 73 (1.82%) CISM
10 59 (1.47%) PMP
11 53 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (1.29%) CISA
13 45 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
14 42 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 34 (0.85%) CEH
16 33 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 32 (0.80%) CCNA
17 32 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 31 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
19 30 (0.75%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (7.81%) QA
2 96 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (2.39%) SLA
3 95 (2.36%) PMO
4 80 (1.99%) GDPR
5 76 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 43 (1.07%) COBIT
7 33 (0.82%) Data Quality
8 32 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.30%) BS7799
9 12 (0.30%) IFRS
10 10 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.22%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.20%) PA-DSS
12 8 (0.20%) PSD2
13 5 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.100%) GAAP
15 3 (0.075%) RMADS
16 2 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 183 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 82 (2.04%) Docker
3 76 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.70%) vSphere
6 17 (0.42%) NFS
7 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.17%) Samba
10 6 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.12%) Firmware
11 5 (0.12%) GPFS
11 5 (0.12%) vCloud
11 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.100%) XenApp
13 3 (0.075%) HDFS
13 3 (0.075%) LXC
13 3 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (2.36%) Ansible
2 70 (1.74%) Puppet
3 59 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 57 (1.42%) SCCM
5 53 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 46 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 33 (0.82%) Kubernetes
8 32 (0.80%) SCOM
9 30 (0.75%) Terraform
10 17 (0.42%) Nessus
11 16 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.30%) Salt
14 11 (0.27%) Nmap
15 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (0.20%) QRadar
15 8 (0.20%) vRealize
15 8 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
16 7 (0.17%) Nagios
16 7 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 688 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 461 (11.47%) Oracle
3 456 (11.34%) SAP
4 147 (3.66%) VMware
5 132 (3.28%) Tableau
6 88 (2.19%) Cisco
7 81 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (1.32%) IBM
9 48 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 43 (1.07%) Hyperion
10 43 (1.07%) Sage
11 34 (0.85%) HP
12 33 (0.82%) MuleSoft
13 31 (0.77%) Infor
14 30 (0.75%) Atlassian
15 29 (0.72%) Citrix
16 28 (0.70%) Epicor
16 28 (0.70%) Splunk
17 25 (0.62%) JD Edwards
18 23 (0.57%) Google