Finance Jobs in the South West

Financial
England > South West

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,207 1,492 1,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 12.36% 22.21% 21.36%
As % of the General category 23.53% 35.14% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 593 798 1,108
10th Percentile £29,440 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,433 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £84,189 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £68,823 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +1.96% +3.85%

All General Skills
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,129 4,246 5,182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 52.51% 63.20% 61.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,474 2,305 3,130
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,750 £37,171
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,238 £48,638
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +3.29% +8.08%
75th Percentile £60,814 £67,070 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,715
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the South West.

Salary trend for Finance in the South West

Finance
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol -9 397 £62,250 +3.75% 165
Dorset +29 377 £57,500 +12.20% 36
Gloucestershire -14 170 £55,000 - 59
Somerset 0 97 £42,500 -22.73% 63
Wiltshire -38 56 £49,751 -0.50% 49
Devon -16 47 £44,881 -0.26% 58
Cornwall -7 30 £38,750 -9.88% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (3.56%) Confluence
2 39 (3.23%) Microsoft Exchange
3 33 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.82%) SAS
5 13 (1.08%) IIS
6 10 (0.83%) ArcGIS
7 7 (0.58%) Apache
7 7 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.33%) Moodle
8 4 (0.33%) Site Server
9 3 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) WordPress
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.083%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.083%) CMS
11 1 (0.083%) Luigi
11 1 (0.083%) nginx
11 1 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.083%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (8.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (7.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.08%) AutoCAD
5 12 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Smart View
7 3 (0.25%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) Gliffy
8 2 (0.17%) Trello
9 1 (0.083%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 10 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.58%) HFM
2 7 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.33%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.33%) NEC Housing
4 2 (0.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 2 (0.17%) iTrent
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.083%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.083%) Primavera
5 1 (0.083%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 114 (9.44%) Azure
2 90 (7.46%) AWS
3 80 (6.63%) Power Platform
4 38 (3.15%) GCP
5 36 (2.98%) Microsoft 365
6 31 (2.57%) SaaS
7 20 (1.66%) Power Automate
8 18 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (1.41%) Entra ID
10 16 (1.33%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (1.24%) npm
12 11 (0.91%) OCI
13 7 (0.58%) GitHub
14 5 (0.41%) Azure Stack
14 5 (0.41%) Collibra
14 5 (0.41%) PaaS
15 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (0.25%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.57%) Internet
2 15 (1.24%) Wireless
3 13 (1.08%) SAN
4 11 (0.91%) VoIP
5 10 (0.83%) Broadband
6 9 (0.75%) Network Security
7 7 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.50%) Firewall
9 5 (0.41%) IPsec
10 4 (0.33%) DNS
10 4 (0.33%) LAN
10 4 (0.33%) PBX
10 4 (0.33%) SMS
10 4 (0.33%) SNMP
10 4 (0.33%) VPN
10 4 (0.33%) WLAN
11 3 (0.25%) Intranet
11 3 (0.25%) RS-485
11 3 (0.25%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.89%) Power BI
3 54 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 50 (4.14%) Tableau
5 40 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.57%) Data Lake
6 19 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.16%) Big Data
8 14 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
8 14 (1.16%) QlikView
9 13 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.91%) Essbase
10 11 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.66%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.58%) BigQuery
12 7 (0.58%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (3.31%) JIRA
2 32 (2.65%) Git
3 18 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.41%) Selenium
5 15 (1.24%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.08%) Storybook
7 12 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 12 (0.99%) Subversion
7 12 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.66%) Maven
9 8 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.41%) GitLab
11 5 (0.41%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.41%) JUnit
12 4 (0.33%) ERwin
12 4 (0.33%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 395 (32.73%) Social Skills
2 343 (28.42%) Banking
3 341 (28.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 295 (24.44%) Law
5 245 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
6 225 (18.64%) Investment Banking
7 116 (9.61%) Marketing
8 114 (9.44%) Legal
9 88 (7.29%) Retail
10 76 (6.30%) Organisational Skills
11 59 (4.89%) Public Sector
12 58 (4.81%) Manufacturing
13 53 (4.39%) Presentation Skills
14 48 (3.98%) Telecoms
15 43 (3.56%) Financial Institution
16 42 (3.48%) Games
17 40 (3.31%) Electronics
18 37 (3.07%) Influencing Skills
19 34 (2.82%) Aerospace
20 29 (2.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 217 (17.98%) Analyst
2 178 (14.75%) Senior
3 137 (11.35%) Project Manager
4 115 (9.53%) Lead
5 104 (8.62%) Developer
6 81 (6.71%) Consultant
7 76 (6.30%) Architect
8 61 (5.05%) Administrator
9 51 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 48 (3.98%) Senior Manager
11 40 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 38 (3.15%) Service Analyst
13 36 (2.98%) Senior Project Manager
13 36 (2.98%) Software Developer
14 35 (2.90%) DBA
15 34 (2.82%) Product Manager
16 32 (2.65%) DV Cleared DBA
17 26 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (2.07%) C# Developer
18 25 (2.07%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.39%) .NET
2 49 (4.06%) React
3 43 (3.56%) AngularJS
4 39 (3.23%) REST
5 37 (3.07%) HTML
6 35 (2.90%) Node.js
7 29 (2.40%) CSS
8 27 (2.24%) Spring
9 21 (1.74%) ASP.NET
10 20 (1.66%) Vue
11 19 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.57%) Kafka
12 16 (1.33%) Pandas
12 16 (1.33%) Spring Boot
13 15 (1.24%) .NET Core
13 15 (1.24%) RESTful
13 15 (1.24%) Web Services
14 13 (1.08%) Sass
15 12 (0.99%) Gherkin
16 11 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
2 59 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.81%) Product Ownership
4 34 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 23 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.82%) Derivative
10 21 (1.74%) Onboarding
11 20 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 18 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
13 17 (1.41%) Public Cloud
14 16 (1.33%) Cloud Native
15 15 (1.24%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.16%) Hedge funds
16 14 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
17 13 (1.08%) Data Structures
17 13 (1.08%) iPhone
18 12 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.86%) Windows
2 65 (5.39%) Linux
3 39 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
4 37 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (2.98%) CentOS
6 35 (2.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 17 (1.41%) Android
10 16 (1.33%) AIX
11 6 (0.50%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.17%) Unix
15 1 (0.083%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.083%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
2 289 (23.94%) Agile
3 198 (16.40%) Project Management
4 126 (10.44%) Roadmaps
5 123 (10.19%) Mentoring
6 117 (9.69%) Analytics
6 117 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 114 (9.44%) Decision-Making
8 106 (8.78%) Software Engineering
9 102 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
10 99 (8.20%) Coaching
10 99 (8.20%) Time Management
11 92 (7.62%) Project Delivery
11 92 (7.62%) User Experience
12 91 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
13 90 (7.46%) Risk Management
14 87 (7.21%) Machine Learning
15 82 (6.79%) Customer Service
16 73 (6.05%) Artificial Intelligence
16 73 (6.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 193 (15.99%) SQL
2 105 (8.70%) Java
3 102 (8.45%) Python
4 81 (6.71%) JavaScript
5 71 (5.88%) C#
6 61 (5.05%) TypeScript
7 57 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 51 (4.23%) Bash
9 23 (1.91%) C
10 18 (1.49%) PHP
11 16 (1.33%) C++
11 16 (1.33%) R
11 16 (1.33%) Scala
12 13 (1.08%) Go
13 10 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 10 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 268 (22.20%) Degree
2 172 (14.25%) Security Cleared
3 94 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 65 (5.39%) DV Cleared
5 30 (2.49%) CISSP
6 26 (2.15%) CISM
7 22 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.74%) CRISC
9 20 (1.66%) CISA
10 15 (1.24%) Master's Degree
11 14 (1.16%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (0.91%) DBS Check
12 11 (0.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 10 (0.83%) CISMP
13 10 (0.83%) IISP
13 10 (0.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 10 (0.83%) MCP
14 9 (0.75%) HNC
14 9 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.07%) GDPR
2 34 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (2.24%) NIST
5 23 (1.91%) QA
6 21 (1.74%) SLA
7 17 (1.41%) Accessibility
8 10 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (0.83%) JSP 440
8 10 (0.83%) NEBOSH
8 10 (0.83%) NIST 800
8 10 (0.83%) RMADS
9 9 (0.75%) PMO
10 6 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.41%) SEPA
11 5 (0.41%) TARGET2
12 4 (0.33%) IFRS
12 4 (0.33%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 43 (3.56%) Active Directory
1 43 (3.56%) Docker
2 24 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.58%) Firmware
4 5 (0.41%) RACF
5 4 (0.33%) vSphere
6 3 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.083%) Embedded Firmware
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.16%) SCCM
3 13 (1.08%) Terraform
4 12 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 10 (0.83%) Ansible
6 5 (0.41%) Graphite
6 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.41%) Progress Chef
6 5 (0.41%) Puppet
7 4 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.25%) Argo
8 3 (0.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.25%) WSUS
9 2 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.083%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.083%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 285 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.79%) Oracle
3 40 (3.31%) Red Hat
4 36 (2.98%) Alteryx
5 26 (2.15%) IBM
5 26 (2.15%) SAP
6 25 (2.07%) Google
7 24 (1.99%) VMware
8 16 (1.33%) NetApp
9 15 (1.24%) Xamarin
10 14 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.08%) Dell
11 13 (1.08%) Pega
12 12 (0.99%) Hitachi
12 12 (0.99%) Salesforce
12 12 (0.99%) Snow
12 12 (0.99%) Teradata
12 12 (0.99%) Veritas
13 10 (0.83%) Autodesk
14 9 (0.75%) HP