Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,009 3,180 3,751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.30% 13.66% 14.04%
As % of the General category 33.51% 42.43% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 985 2,721 3,241
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% 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 3,011 7,494 8,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.73% 32.19% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,217 5,559 6,640
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Surrey +3 286 £57,500 - 41
Thames Valley -19 223 £52,500 -4.55% 91
Hampshire -14 183 £47,500 -13.64% 47
West Sussex -14 153 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Berkshire -24 129 £60,000 +4.35% 42
East Sussex -9 88 £53,000 -5.36% 4
Kent +5 64 £42,500 -8.60% 20
Oxfordshire +2 48 £52,500 +10.53% 23
Buckinghamshire -22 46 £51,250 +2.50% 26
Middlesex -3 5 £50,000 -0.99% 2
Sussex -10 2 £57,500 -39.47% 2
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 352 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (22.89%) Azure
3 190 (18.83%) Microsoft
4 179 (17.74%) .NET
5 177 (17.54%) C#
6 176 (17.44%) SQL
7 158 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
8 139 (13.78%) JavaScript
9 133 (13.18%) SQL Server
10 131 (12.98%) Project Management
11 129 (12.78%) Degree
12 127 (12.59%) Scrum
13 125 (12.39%) CSS
14 122 (12.09%) SAP
15 120 (11.89%) Marketing
16 109 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
17 103 (10.21%) HTML
18 102 (10.11%) Telecoms
19 100 (9.91%) Java
20 97 (9.61%) Git (software)
21 96 (9.51%) DevOps
22 93 (9.22%) ITIL
23 92 (9.12%) AWS
24 90 (8.92%) Public Sector
25 87 (8.62%) AngularJS
26 86 (8.52%) Windows
27 85 (8.42%) TDD
28 81 (8.03%) Programme Management
29 80 (7.93%) Manufacturing
30 79 (7.83%) Digital Marketing

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 23 (2.28%) Confluence
2 17 (1.68%) CMS
2 17 (1.68%) SAS
3 14 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (0.99%) IIS
5 10 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.79%) WordPress
8 6 (0.59%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.40%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.30%) DNN
10 3 (0.30%) Liferay
10 3 (0.30%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.69%) InVision
6 7 (0.69%) Sketch
7 1 (0.099%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.099%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
1 12 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
1 12 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
2 11 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.99%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.69%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.59%) SAP PM
5 6 (0.59%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 231 (22.89%) Azure
2 92 (9.12%) AWS
3 61 (6.05%) Power Platform
4 52 (5.15%) SaaS
5 46 (4.56%) Office 365
6 31 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (2.68%) GCP
7 27 (2.68%) Serverless
8 24 (2.38%) IaaS
9 20 (1.98%) PaaS
10 15 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (1.39%) Azure Functions
12 11 (1.09%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.79%) Logic Apps
15 7 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 7 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
16 6 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
16 6 (0.59%) Google Play
17 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.96%) Firewall
2 34 (3.37%) WAN
3 21 (2.08%) HTTP
4 20 (1.98%) DNS
5 19 (1.88%) LAN
6 13 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.19%) NetScaler
7 12 (1.19%) Skype
7 12 (1.19%) VPN
7 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (0.99%) Network Security
8 10 (0.99%) Wireless
9 9 (0.89%) Internet
9 9 (0.89%) MPLS
10 8 (0.79%) DHCP
11 6 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.59%) WLAN
12 5 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.85%) MySQL
3 55 (5.45%) Power BI
4 40 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 18 (1.78%) Big Data
10 18 (1.78%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.68%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (1.19%) DB2
14 10 (0.99%) Tableau
15 9 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.89%) QlikView
16 7 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 97 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.86%) Selenium
3 31 (3.07%) JIRA
4 20 (1.98%) SpecFlow
5 19 (1.88%) JUnit
5 19 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (1.68%) PHPUnit
7 16 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 15 (1.49%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.19%) Postman
10 10 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.79%) Cypress.io
12 7 (0.69%) NUnit
12 7 (0.69%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 6 (0.59%) git-flow
13 6 (0.59%) JMeter
13 6 (0.59%) Maven
14 4 (0.40%) Ant
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 120 (11.89%) Marketing
2 102 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 90 (8.92%) Public Sector
4 80 (7.93%) Manufacturing
5 65 (6.44%) Electronics
6 34 (3.37%) Banking
7 30 (2.97%) Retail
8 26 (2.58%) Legal
9 17 (1.68%) Advertising
10 14 (1.39%) Billing
11 11 (1.09%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.09%) Back Office
12 10 (0.99%) Local Government
13 9 (0.89%) Games
13 9 (0.89%) Law
14 6 (0.59%) Automotive
14 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 232 (22.99%) Developer
2 155 (15.36%) Analyst
3 94 (9.32%) Consultant
4 74 (7.33%) Senior Developer
5 63 (6.24%) .NET Developer
6 59 (5.85%) Architect
7 57 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 42 (4.16%) IT Manager
9 41 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 40 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 39 (3.87%) Business Analyst
12 32 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 26 (2.58%) Applications Support
14 23 (2.28%) Financial Analyst
14 23 (2.28%) QA Engineer
15 21 (2.08%) Support Analyst
16 20 (1.98%) IT Analyst
16 20 (1.98%) Junior
16 20 (1.98%) Service Analyst
17 19 (1.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (17.74%) .NET
2 125 (12.39%) CSS
3 103 (10.21%) HTML
4 87 (8.62%) AngularJS
5 78 (7.73%) ASP.NET
6 59 (5.85%) .NET Core
7 55 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 46 (4.56%) React
9 44 (4.36%) RESTful
10 40 (3.96%) jQuery
11 36 (3.57%) Entity Framework
11 36 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 33 (3.27%) XML
13 31 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (2.87%) Web Services
15 26 (2.58%) Spring
16 25 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (2.38%) Vue.js
18 21 (2.08%) LAMP
18 21 (2.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.27%) Renewable Energy
6 32 (3.17%) iPhone
7 30 (2.97%) User Experience
8 25 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.39%) iSeries
9 14 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.89%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.79%) AS400
12 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.59%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.59%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 86 (8.52%) Windows
2 40 (3.96%) Windows Server
3 35 (3.47%) Android
4 31 (3.07%) Linux
5 18 (1.78%) Unix
6 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.099%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (34.89%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
3 131 (12.98%) Project Management
4 127 (12.59%) Scrum
5 109 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
6 96 (9.51%) DevOps
7 93 (9.22%) ITIL
8 85 (8.42%) TDD
9 81 (8.03%) Programme Management
10 79 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
11 78 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
12 75 (7.43%) Fintech
12 75 (7.43%) Project Delivery
13 71 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 68 (6.74%) ERP
15 64 (6.34%) Migration
16 61 (6.05%) Microservices
17 59 (5.85%) Test Automation
18 57 (5.65%) Analytics
19 56 (5.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (17.54%) C#
2 176 (17.44%) SQL
3 139 (13.78%) JavaScript
4 100 (9.91%) Java
5 60 (5.95%) TypeScript
6 48 (4.76%) Python
7 37 (3.67%) PHP
8 32 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 29 (2.87%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.98%) XPath
11 19 (1.88%) C
12 15 (1.49%) R
13 14 (1.39%) C++
14 12 (1.19%) VB
14 12 (1.19%) VBA
15 11 (1.09%) Go
16 8 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.79%) ES6
16 8 (0.79%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.69%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 129 (12.78%) Degree
2 30 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.88%) CISSP
5 15 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.39%) PhD
6 14 (1.39%) PMP
7 13 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (1.09%) CRISC
8 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.79%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.69%) ACCA
12 7 (0.69%) CCNP
12 7 (0.69%) MBA
13 6 (0.59%) CCNA
13 6 (0.59%) CEH
13 6 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.56%) QA
2 36 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (3.27%) SLA
4 20 (1.98%) PMO
5 15 (1.49%) NIST
6 14 (1.39%) GDPR
7 11 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (0.99%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.79%) COBIT
10 8 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.50%) Good Clinical Practice
13 4 (0.40%) IFRS
14 3 (0.30%) COSO
14 3 (0.30%) GAAP
15 2 (0.20%) CDISC
15 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 1 (0.099%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 71 (7.04%) Docker
2 39 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.69%) XenApp
6 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.30%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.48%) Terraform
3 15 (1.49%) Ansible
4 5 (0.50%) XenMobile
5 4 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (0.40%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 4 (0.40%) Puppet
6 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.20%) Argo
7 2 (0.20%) Grafana
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.099%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.099%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 190 (18.83%) Microsoft
2 122 (12.09%) SAP
3 64 (6.34%) Oracle
4 42 (4.16%) Google
5 40 (3.96%) Cisco
6 32 (3.17%) VMware
7 19 (1.88%) Palo Alto
8 15 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.29%) Fortinet
9 13 (1.29%) IBM
10 11 (1.09%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.99%) Citrix
11 10 (0.99%) F5
11 10 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.89%) Adobe
12 9 (0.89%) Meraki
13 8 (0.79%) Blue Prism
13 8 (0.79%) IFS
13 8 (0.79%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.69%) Aruba