Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,741 1,851 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.33% 18.17% 17.85%
As % of the General category 51.19% 54.80% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,442 1,470 1,563
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,525 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £76,250
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,401 3,378 3,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.86% 33.15% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 2,724 2,882
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -0.57% +6.02%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £70,000
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 West

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the South West

Finance
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the South West.

Salary trend for Finance in the South West

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in the South West

Finance
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 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
Bristol +2 801 £47,500 -4.04% 162
Gloucestershire -2 265 £52,500 +16.67% 48
Wiltshire -2 263 £47,500 +18.75% 56
Dorset +3 230 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Somerset -5 108 £43,972 +9.93% 23
Cornwall +20 33 £34,000 +14.29% 9
Devon -13 21 £45,000 -7.22% 29
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 656 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (24.87%) Business Intelligence
3 408 (23.43%) Marketing
4 397 (22.80%) Telecoms
5 383 (22.00%) Programme Management
6 378 (21.71%) Manufacturing
7 372 (21.37%) SAP
8 363 (20.85%) Digital Marketing
9 360 (20.68%) Electronics
10 316 (18.15%) Microsoft
11 308 (17.69%) JavaScript
12 305 (17.52%) C#
13 302 (17.35%) .NET
14 273 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 271 (15.57%) SQL
16 253 (14.53%) Scrum
17 244 (14.01%) HTML
18 241 (13.84%) Java
19 228 (13.10%) Project Management
20 211 (12.12%) CSS
21 201 (11.55%) TDD
22 198 (11.37%) SQL Server
23 191 (10.97%) Degree
24 165 (9.48%) MVC
25 158 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
25 158 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
26 157 (9.02%) Windows
27 156 (8.96%) ASP.NET
28 154 (8.85%) Oracle
29 149 (8.56%) Retail

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 60 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 32 (1.84%) Apache
4 23 (1.32%) Confluence
5 22 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.92%) IIS
9 12 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.57%) JBoss
12 8 (0.46%) CMS
13 5 (0.29%) SAS
14 4 (0.23%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.23%) Mule
14 4 (0.23%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.17%) Drupal
15 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 77 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
4 76 (4.37%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.057%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.057%) InDesign
8 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.057%) Pixate
8 1 (0.057%) Revit
8 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.17%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 138 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (3.33%) SaaS
4 55 (3.16%) Office 365
5 21 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
8 14 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.80%) GitHub
9 12 (0.69%) G Suite
9 12 (0.69%) PaaS
10 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.46%) IaaS
11 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.29%) Serverless
11 5 (0.29%) Slack
12 4 (0.23%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.23%) NuGet
13 3 (0.17%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.95%) Internet
2 24 (1.38%) Skype
3 21 (1.21%) WAN
4 20 (1.15%) DNS
5 19 (1.09%) Firewall
6 16 (0.92%) DHCP
6 16 (0.92%) LAN
7 14 (0.80%) Network Security
8 12 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (0.46%) SMS
10 8 (0.46%) SSH
10 8 (0.46%) VPN
11 7 (0.40%) HTTP
11 7 (0.40%) Intranet
11 7 (0.40%) SMTP
12 6 (0.34%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.34%) SNMP
13 5 (0.29%) DMZ
13 5 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (3.91%) MySQL
4 47 (2.70%) Big Data
5 36 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 31 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 28 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.61%) Power BI
9 27 (1.55%) Data Lake
9 27 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.38%) QlikView
10 24 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (1.21%) DataStage
13 17 (0.98%) MariaDB
13 17 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (0.98%) Relational Database
14 16 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 82 (4.71%) JIRA
2 64 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 58 (3.33%) Selenium
4 48 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 37 (2.13%) JUnit
7 24 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.26%) PHPUnit
10 20 (1.15%) Protractor
11 16 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 16 (0.92%) Subversion
11 16 (0.92%) TestNG
12 14 (0.80%) SpecFlow
12 14 (0.80%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (0.69%) Ant
15 11 (0.63%) Maven
16 10 (0.57%) Bitbucket
17 8 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 408 (23.43%) Marketing
2 397 (22.80%) Telecoms
3 378 (21.71%) Manufacturing
4 360 (20.68%) Electronics
5 149 (8.56%) Retail
6 65 (3.73%) Banking
7 42 (2.41%) Billing
8 28 (1.61%) Back Office
9 27 (1.55%) Legal
10 15 (0.86%) Law
11 11 (0.63%) Advertising
11 11 (0.63%) Games
12 10 (0.57%) Automotive
13 9 (0.52%) Military
14 7 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.34%) Local Government
16 5 (0.29%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.29%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 451 (25.90%) Developer
2 291 (16.71%) Analyst
3 169 (9.71%) Project Manager
4 138 (7.93%) .NET Developer
5 115 (6.61%) Business Analyst
6 112 (6.43%) C# Developer
7 108 (6.20%) Architect
7 108 (6.20%) Java Developer
8 91 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 77 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 56 (3.22%) Consultant
11 55 (3.16%) Service Manager
12 54 (3.10%) Senior Developer
13 50 (2.87%) Senior Manager
14 48 (2.76%) PHP Developer
15 45 (2.58%) .NET Software Developer
16 44 (2.53%) C# Software Developer
17 39 (2.24%) Senior Java Developer
18 38 (2.18%) Senior Project Manager
19 36 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (17.35%) .NET
2 244 (14.01%) HTML
3 211 (12.12%) CSS
4 156 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 141 (8.10%) AngularJS
6 108 (6.20%) Web Services
7 89 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 89 (5.11%) jQuery
8 84 (4.82%) Spring
9 83 (4.77%) XML
10 74 (4.25%) HTML5
10 74 (4.25%) REST
10 74 (4.25%) SOAP
11 68 (3.91%) Node.js
12 64 (3.68%) RESTful
13 63 (3.62%) React
14 61 (3.50%) Spring MVC
15 58 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (3.04%) WCF
17 43 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 158 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (5.46%) Fintech
4 70 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 57 (3.27%) User Experience
6 52 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 46 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 41 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.52%) FMCG
14 8 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.46%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
16 6 (0.34%) Blog
16 6 (0.34%) Graphic Design
16 6 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 157 (9.02%) Windows
2 124 (7.12%) Linux
3 52 (2.99%) Unix
4 41 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.15%) Solaris
6 19 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.86%) Android
8 15 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.69%) CentOS
9 12 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.40%) Debian
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.057%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (24.87%) Business Intelligence
3 383 (22.00%) Programme Management
4 363 (20.85%) Digital Marketing
5 273 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 253 (14.53%) Scrum
7 228 (13.10%) Project Management
8 201 (11.55%) TDD
9 165 (9.48%) MVC
10 158 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
11 146 (8.39%) ITIL
12 145 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 125 (7.18%) SDLC
14 120 (6.89%) Waterfall
15 110 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (6.09%) Test Automation
17 94 (5.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 92 (5.28%) E-Commerce
19 88 (5.05%) Business Analysis
20 82 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 308 (17.69%) JavaScript
2 305 (17.52%) C#
3 271 (15.57%) SQL
4 241 (13.84%) Java
5 148 (8.50%) Python
6 75 (4.31%) PHP
7 65 (3.73%) C
8 51 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 38 (2.18%) Bash Shell
10 37 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 34 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 32 (1.84%) C++
13 29 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.49%) Java 8
15 25 (1.44%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.26%) Ruby
17 20 (1.15%) R
18 19 (1.09%) Perl
18 19 (1.09%) TypeScript
19 15 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 191 (10.97%) Degree
2 111 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 93 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 33 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 31 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (1.72%) CISM
8 30 (1.72%) CISSP
9 27 (1.55%) APMP
10 25 (1.44%) PMP
11 21 (1.21%) CISA
12 15 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.80%) ISEB
14 13 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.69%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.63%) PhD
17 10 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.57%) Postgraduate
18 9 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.05%) PMO
2 78 (4.48%) QA
3 56 (3.22%) GDPR
4 47 (2.70%) SLA
5 41 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.34%) RMADS
9 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 4 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
12 1 (0.057%) AQAP
12 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.057%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.057%) P3O
System Software
1 61 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 46 (2.64%) Docker
3 44 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.23%) Xen
7 1 (0.057%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.057%) Snort
7 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.057%) vSphere
7 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (1.95%) Puppet
2 21 (1.21%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.03%) Ansible
4 11 (0.63%) Galera Cluster
5 9 (0.52%) SCCM
6 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.40%) Nagios
8 6 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.34%) Terraform
8 6 (0.34%) WSUS
9 5 (0.29%) SCOM
9 5 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.23%) CloudHub
11 3 (0.17%) Cacti
11 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.057%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.057%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.057%) FreeIPA
13 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 372 (21.37%) SAP
2 316 (18.15%) Microsoft
3 154 (8.85%) Oracle
4 56 (3.22%) VMware
5 32 (1.84%) Tableau
6 30 (1.72%) Informatica
7 28 (1.61%) Google
8 26 (1.49%) Cognos
9 24 (1.38%) Teradata
10 22 (1.26%) Cisco
11 21 (1.21%) Ab Initio
11 21 (1.21%) CheckPoint
11 21 (1.21%) Netezza
12 18 (1.03%) Citrix
12 18 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.03%) Sitecore
13 17 (0.98%) Apple
14 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.69%) Zend
15 11 (0.63%) Atlassian