Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,933 1,011 3,162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 16.55% 10.29% 13.66%
As % of the General category 30.54% 22.73% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,877 867 2,506
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,800 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £81,625
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 9,604 4,447 11,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.19% 45.26% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 3,378 8,659
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,290
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 +26 796 £60,000 +14.29% 132
Surrey +1 788 £60,000 +9.09% 87
Hampshire +24 694 £60,000 +26.32% 65
Berkshire +31 470 £62,500 +8.70% 72
Buckinghamshire +23 234 £56,000 +4.19% 43
West Sussex +15 228 £52,500 -6.67% 24
Kent +3 178 £52,500 +29.63% 34
East Sussex +3 163 £70,000 +27.27% 14
Oxfordshire +7 99 £52,500 +2.44% 17
Home Counties - 15 £85,000 -
Middlesex -4 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 £40,000 -
Sussex -5 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 1,146 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 857 (29.22%) Social Skills
3 680 (23.18%) Azure
4 629 (21.45%) Degree
5 530 (18.07%) Microsoft
6 522 (17.80%) DevOps
7 488 (16.64%) SQL
8 432 (14.73%) Project Management
9 424 (14.46%) Scrum
10 396 (13.50%) AWS
11 388 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
12 386 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
13 382 (13.02%) Java
14 353 (12.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 321 (10.94%) Banking
16 313 (10.67%) JavaScript
17 303 (10.33%) Fintech
18 302 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
19 301 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
20 297 (10.13%) Analytics
21 295 (10.06%) Software Engineering
22 294 (10.02%) Linux
23 287 (9.79%) Computer Science
24 286 (9.75%) Git (software)
25 283 (9.65%) C#
26 269 (9.17%) Python
27 266 (9.07%) Law
28 253 (8.63%) .NET
28 253 (8.63%) Jenkins
29 252 (8.59%) Cybersecurity

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
1 120 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 87 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 82 (2.80%) GemFire
4 78 (2.66%) Apache
5 52 (1.77%) Confluence
6 39 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 25 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (0.72%) SAS
9 19 (0.65%) CMS
10 17 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 12 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.27%) IIS
16 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.14%) Apache Solr
18 4 (0.14%) JBoss
18 4 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 170 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
4 58 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.65%) Sketch
7 15 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
8 14 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.27%) InVision
10 8 (0.27%) Zeplin
11 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 70 (2.39%) NetSuite
2 33 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
3 27 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 25 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 23 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
9 15 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
10 13 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 12 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
11 12 (0.41%) SAP BPC
11 12 (0.41%) SAP MDG
12 11 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
12 11 (0.38%) SAP Business One
13 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
15 8 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 680 (23.18%) Azure
2 396 (13.50%) AWS
3 210 (7.16%) Microsoft 365
4 185 (6.31%) Power Platform
5 152 (5.18%) GitHub
6 129 (4.40%) SaaS
7 120 (4.09%) GCP
8 82 (2.80%) Amazon Kinesis
9 74 (2.52%) PaaS
10 66 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 57 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (1.84%) OpenShift
13 44 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
14 43 (1.47%) Serverless
15 29 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
16 27 (0.92%) Figma
17 25 (0.85%) IaaS
18 24 (0.82%) Snowflake
19 22 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
20 21 (0.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.45%) Firewall
2 49 (1.67%) VPN
3 38 (1.30%) Network Security
4 34 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.92%) Wireless
6 21 (0.72%) Unified Communications
7 20 (0.68%) DNS
8 19 (0.65%) Calico
8 19 (0.65%) LAN
9 18 (0.61%) HTTP
9 18 (0.61%) WAN
10 17 (0.58%) SSL
11 15 (0.51%) VoIP
12 14 (0.48%) DHCP
13 12 (0.41%) Internet
13 12 (0.41%) SNA
14 10 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.27%) SAN
16 8 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 160 (5.46%) Power BI
3 136 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 128 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 115 (3.92%) Big Data
5 115 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 100 (3.41%) MySQL
7 91 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 88 (3.00%) HBase
9 86 (2.93%) MariaDB
10 84 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 80 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (2.25%) MongoDB
12 66 (2.25%) Redis
13 49 (1.67%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.02%) Data Lake
15 29 (0.99%) Tableau
16 22 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 286 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 253 (8.63%) Jenkins
3 130 (4.43%) JIRA
4 128 (4.36%) Cucumber
5 90 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
6 85 (2.90%) Protractor
7 83 (2.83%) Gradle
8 79 (2.69%) Artifactory
9 78 (2.66%) JUnit
10 75 (2.56%) IntelliJ
11 73 (2.49%) Cypress.io
11 73 (2.49%) Selenium
12 65 (2.22%) Storybook
13 63 (2.15%) Eclipse
14 61 (2.08%) Mockito
15 47 (1.60%) SonarQube
16 42 (1.43%) Visual Studio
17 32 (1.09%) Bitbucket
18 31 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (0.95%) GitLab
General
1 857 (29.22%) Social Skills
2 386 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 353 (12.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 321 (10.94%) Banking
5 266 (9.07%) Law
6 182 (6.21%) Marketing
7 178 (6.07%) Retail
8 160 (5.46%) Legal
9 157 (5.35%) Telecoms
10 128 (4.36%) Manufacturing
11 121 (4.13%) Presentation Skills
12 99 (3.38%) Public Sector
13 91 (3.10%) Games
14 86 (2.93%) Influencing Skills
15 71 (2.42%) Electronics
16 66 (2.25%) Advertising
16 66 (2.25%) Organisational Skills
17 52 (1.77%) Financial Institution
18 30 (1.02%) Automotive
19 23 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 530 (18.07%) Developer
2 479 (16.33%) Analyst
3 241 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 194 (6.61%) Architect
5 187 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 163 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 156 (5.32%) IT Manager
8 122 (4.16%) Consultant
9 101 (3.44%) Senior Manager
9 101 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
10 98 (3.34%) .NET Developer
11 92 (3.14%) Senior Developer
12 87 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
13 78 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
14 66 (2.25%) Product Owner
15 61 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
16 60 (2.05%) C# Developer
16 60 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
17 59 (2.01%) Full Stack Developer
17 59 (2.01%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (8.63%) .NET
2 246 (8.39%) React
3 222 (7.57%) CSS
4 207 (7.06%) AngularJS
5 181 (6.17%) Spring
6 176 (6.00%) Kafka
7 171 (5.83%) HTML
8 159 (5.42%) Node.js
9 156 (5.32%) RESTful
10 117 (3.99%) REST
11 107 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
12 105 (3.58%) JSON
13 81 (2.76%) Spring Boot
14 80 (2.73%) Redux
14 80 (2.73%) Web Services
15 79 (2.69%) Play Framework
16 78 (2.66%) .NET Core
16 78 (2.66%) Express
17 76 (2.59%) WireMock
18 75 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 205 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
2 191 (6.51%) User Experience
3 159 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 131 (4.47%) Virtual Team
5 118 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 100 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
7 93 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
8 72 (2.45%) Cyberattack
9 62 (2.11%) Cyber Defence
10 51 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 44 (1.50%) Life Science
12 40 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 40 (1.36%) PMI
13 32 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
14 26 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 23 (0.78%) Cybercrime
16 22 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
17 21 (0.72%) Legacy Code
18 19 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 294 (10.02%) Linux
2 214 (7.30%) Windows
3 160 (5.46%) Unix
4 80 (2.73%) Windows 10
5 75 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.02%) Android
7 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.38%) VMS
10 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.24%) Debian
13 6 (0.20%) CentOS
13 6 (0.20%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.10%) AIX
15 3 (0.10%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,146 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (17.80%) DevOps
3 432 (14.73%) Project Management
4 424 (14.46%) Scrum
5 388 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
6 303 (10.33%) Fintech
7 302 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 301 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 297 (10.13%) Analytics
10 295 (10.06%) Software Engineering
11 287 (9.79%) Computer Science
12 252 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
13 244 (8.32%) Microservices
14 235 (8.01%) Risk Management
15 226 (7.71%) Project Delivery
16 224 (7.64%) SDLC
17 216 (7.36%) Full Stack Development
18 214 (7.30%) ITIL
19 212 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
20 197 (6.72%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 488 (16.64%) SQL
2 382 (13.02%) Java
3 313 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 283 (9.65%) C#
5 269 (9.17%) Python
6 134 (4.57%) Shell Script
7 103 (3.51%) C
8 99 (3.38%) Groovy
9 89 (3.03%) Go
10 81 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 60 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 55 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 53 (1.81%) C++
14 51 (1.74%) Bash
15 46 (1.57%) Perl
15 46 (1.57%) Scala
16 45 (1.53%) R
17 41 (1.40%) TypeScript
18 40 (1.36%) PHP
19 24 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 629 (21.45%) Degree
2 122 (4.16%) Security Cleared
3 104 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 95 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (2.97%) OCP
5 87 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
6 77 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 69 (2.35%) ISEB
8 60 (2.05%) CISSP
9 50 (1.70%) CISM
10 46 (1.57%) PMP
11 43 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 42 (1.43%) CISA
13 33 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 29 (0.99%) Master's Degree
15 28 (0.95%) CRISC
15 28 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 23 (0.78%) ISTQB
16 23 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.89%) QA
2 94 (3.20%) GDPR
3 77 (2.63%) SLA
4 60 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (2.01%) PMO
6 34 (1.16%) NIST
7 31 (1.06%) COBIT
8 30 (1.02%) ITGC
9 25 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (0.68%) PCI DSS
11 16 (0.55%) IASME
12 15 (0.51%) Good Clinical Practice
13 13 (0.44%) GRC
14 10 (0.34%) Accessibility
15 8 (0.27%) IFRS
15 8 (0.27%) WCAG
16 7 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
17 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 235 (8.01%) Docker
2 147 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 107 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.28%) HDFS
5 25 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (0.41%) vSphere
9 8 (0.27%) KVM
9 8 (0.27%) Xen
10 7 (0.24%) Firmware
11 6 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.068%) NFS
13 2 (0.068%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.034%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.034%) XenApp
14 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 196 (6.68%) Kubernetes
2 180 (6.14%) Ansible
3 85 (2.90%) Terraform
4 79 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (2.05%) SCCM
6 48 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (1.16%) Puppet
8 29 (0.99%) Grafana
9 27 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
10 20 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 20 (0.68%) Istio
11 19 (0.65%) Kibana
12 14 (0.48%) CSIRT
13 8 (0.27%) logstash
14 6 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
14 6 (0.20%) Pingdom
14 6 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.20%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.17%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 530 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 199 (6.78%) SAP
3 190 (6.48%) Oracle
4 142 (4.84%) VMware
5 82 (2.80%) Adobe
6 75 (2.56%) Apple
7 70 (2.39%) Okta
8 63 (2.15%) Google
9 54 (1.84%) Cisco
10 52 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
11 43 (1.47%) Databricks
12 40 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 26 (0.89%) ServiceNow
14 24 (0.82%) Xceptor
15 23 (0.78%) Citrix
15 23 (0.78%) Palo Alto
16 21 (0.72%) JD Edwards
16 21 (0.72%) Workday
17 20 (0.68%) SolarWinds
18 19 (0.65%) Meraki