Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 853 3,288 4,233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.50% 13.05% 14.64%
As % of the General category 37.51% 41.30% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 787 2,693 3,652
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,083 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,274 7,962 9,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.99% 31.60% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,785 5,821 7,685
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 27 October 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 27 October 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
Surrey +5 253 £60,000 +4.35% 41
Thames Valley -13 208 £55,000 - 67
Hampshire -9 164 £47,500 -13.64% 39
Berkshire -22 102 £60,000 - 26
West Sussex -19 93 £60,000 +20.00% 14
East Sussex -8 85 £55,000 -7.17% 12
Buckinghamshire -7 68 £62,500 +25.00% 31
Kent -1 39 £39,750 -11.67% 9
Oxfordshire +4 38 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Middlesex +6 4 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Sussex -1 1 £52,500 -34.38%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 283 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (22.74%) Azure
3 171 (20.05%) SQL
4 158 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 146 (17.12%) C#
6 131 (15.36%) .NET
7 119 (13.95%) Scrum
8 116 (13.60%) Degree
9 111 (13.01%) JavaScript
9 111 (13.01%) SQL Server
9 111 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
10 107 (12.54%) Project Management
11 100 (11.72%) DevOps
12 95 (11.14%) Fintech
13 94 (11.02%) AWS
14 93 (10.90%) CSS
14 93 (10.90%) Windows
15 83 (9.73%) Java
16 82 (9.61%) SAP
17 80 (9.38%) HTML
17 80 (9.38%) Test Automation
18 78 (9.14%) Marketing
18 78 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
19 76 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 74 (8.68%) ITIL
21 72 (8.44%) TDD
22 67 (7.85%) Telecoms
22 67 (7.85%) Git (software)
23 66 (7.74%) AngularJS
24 62 (7.27%) Docker

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 18 (2.11%) Confluence
2 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.88%) IIS
4 13 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.52%) SAS
5 12 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.82%) CMS
8 6 (0.70%) Apache
9 5 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.47%) DNN
10 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.35%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.70%) InVision
5 6 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.70%) Sketch
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) SAP PSCD
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.82%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.70%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.70%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.70%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.35%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.35%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 194 (22.74%) Azure
2 94 (11.02%) AWS
3 61 (7.15%) Power Platform
4 50 (5.86%) Office 365
5 43 (5.04%) SaaS
6 22 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (2.58%) GCP
7 18 (2.11%) PaaS
8 16 (1.88%) IaaS
9 12 (1.41%) Serverless
10 7 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
12 5 (0.59%) BPaaS
13 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.47%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.22%) Firewall
2 26 (3.05%) WAN
3 25 (2.93%) Skype
4 24 (2.81%) DNS
5 22 (2.58%) HTTP
6 15 (1.76%) MPLS
6 15 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.06%) VPN
8 7 (0.82%) LAN
8 7 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.59%) Network Security
10 4 (0.47%) DHCP
10 4 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.47%) Internet
10 4 (0.47%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.35%) DMZ
11 3 (0.35%) VoIP
12 2 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.23%) Intranet
12 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.57%) Power BI
3 43 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (4.81%) MySQL
4 41 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.63%) Big Data
7 27 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (2.34%) Data Lake
10 19 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.52%) DB2
13 13 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (1.06%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.94%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 67 (7.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.63%) JIRA
3 28 (3.28%) Selenium
4 17 (1.99%) JUnit
5 16 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (1.64%) PHPUnit
7 9 (1.06%) Cypress.io
7 9 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 9 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.94%) NUnit
8 8 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.59%) JMeter
9 5 (0.59%) Postman
10 4 (0.47%) Maven
11 3 (0.35%) git-flow
11 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (9.14%) Marketing
2 67 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 57 (6.68%) Public Sector
4 47 (5.51%) Manufacturing
5 41 (4.81%) Banking
6 32 (3.75%) Electronics
7 25 (2.93%) Retail
8 15 (1.76%) Billing
9 14 (1.64%) Legal
10 11 (1.29%) Back Office
10 11 (1.29%) Local Government
11 10 (1.17%) Games
12 9 (1.06%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.59%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.23%) Front Office
15 2 (0.23%) Military
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 200 (23.45%) Developer
2 116 (13.60%) Analyst
3 67 (7.85%) Senior Developer
4 59 (6.92%) Consultant
5 58 (6.80%) Architect
6 52 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 42 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 37 (4.34%) .NET Developer
9 36 (4.22%) IT Manager
10 32 (3.75%) Business Analyst
11 27 (3.17%) Scrum Master
12 23 (2.70%) Java Developer
12 23 (2.70%) Software Developer
13 22 (2.58%) Junior
14 21 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 21 (2.46%) Senior Manager
14 21 (2.46%) Software Engineer
15 19 (2.23%) Operations Manager
15 19 (2.23%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (2.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.36%) .NET
2 93 (10.90%) CSS
3 80 (9.38%) HTML
4 66 (7.74%) AngularJS
5 57 (6.68%) ASP.NET
6 55 (6.45%) .NET Core
7 51 (5.98%) React
8 44 (5.16%) .NET Framework
9 35 (4.10%) XML
10 32 (3.75%) Entity Framework
11 29 (3.40%) Web Services
12 28 (3.28%) RESTful
13 26 (3.05%) Spring
14 24 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (2.81%) jQuery
14 24 (2.81%) JSON
15 20 (2.34%) REST
15 20 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (1.99%) ASP.NET Core
16 17 (1.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.81%) Management Information System
2 39 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (1.99%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.99%) User Experience
6 16 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.29%) IVR
7 11 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.17%) iPhone
8 10 (1.17%) PMI
8 10 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.06%) iSeries
9 9 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.06%) SCADA
9 9 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.94%) AS400
10 8 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.90%) Windows
2 43 (5.04%) Windows Server
3 27 (3.17%) Linux
4 18 (2.11%) Unix
5 15 (1.76%) Android
6 10 (1.17%) Solaris
7 6 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (13.95%) Scrum
3 111 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (12.54%) Project Management
5 100 (11.72%) DevOps
6 95 (11.14%) Fintech
7 80 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 78 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (8.68%) ITIL
11 72 (8.44%) TDD
12 58 (6.80%) Microservices
13 54 (6.33%) Software Engineering
14 52 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (6.10%) Migration
15 50 (5.86%) Analytics
16 49 (5.74%) Computer Science
16 49 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (5.74%) Information Security
16 49 (5.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (20.05%) SQL
2 146 (17.12%) C#
3 111 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 83 (9.73%) Java
5 53 (6.21%) Python
6 48 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 47 (5.51%) TypeScript
8 30 (3.52%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.40%) C
10 19 (2.23%) C++
10 19 (2.23%) PHP
11 18 (2.11%) R
11 18 (2.11%) XPath
12 12 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.06%) VBA
14 6 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (0.70%) Java 8
14 6 (0.70%) VB
14 6 (0.70%) X++
15 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (13.60%) Degree
2 24 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (2.23%) PMI Certification
4 19 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.88%) PMP
6 15 (1.76%) CISSP
7 12 (1.41%) PhD
8 10 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.06%) CISA
9 9 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.94%) ACCA
10 8 (0.94%) ISEB
11 7 (0.82%) CISM
11 7 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.70%) CIMA
13 5 (0.59%) CEH
13 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.16%) QA
2 32 (3.75%) SLA
3 26 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.93%) GDPR
5 18 (2.11%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.99%) PMO
7 13 (1.52%) NIST
7 13 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.17%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.94%) COBIT
9 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.59%) IFRS
11 4 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.35%) COSO
12 3 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.12%) NCSC
System Software
1 62 (7.27%) Docker
2 40 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.94%) XenApp
6 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.35%) Firmware
7 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 29 (3.40%) Terraform
3 17 (1.99%) Ansible
4 7 (0.82%) Puppet
5 5 (0.59%) logstash
5 5 (0.59%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.47%) Mesos
6 4 (0.47%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.35%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.23%) Grafana
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.23%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Argo
9 1 (0.12%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.12%) Control-M
9 1 (0.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 158 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.61%) SAP
3 45 (5.28%) Oracle
4 32 (3.75%) Cisco
4 32 (3.75%) VMware
5 25 (2.93%) Google
6 14 (1.64%) Citrix
6 14 (1.64%) Meraki
7 12 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.41%) Fortinet
8 11 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.17%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.17%) Splunk
10 9 (1.06%) Palo Alto
11 7 (0.82%) Hortonworks
11 7 (0.82%) Sun
12 6 (0.70%) F5
13 5 (0.59%) Ericsson
13 5 (0.59%) Huawei
13 5 (0.59%) Nortel