Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,803 2,028 1,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.24% 19.51% 17.64%
As % of the General category 50.39% 54.93% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,491 1,629 1,592
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,755
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +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 3,578 3,692 3,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.22% 35.52% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,867 2,986 3,187
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -2 766 £45,000 - 152
Gloucestershire -5 330 £46,000 +2.22% 60
Dorset +6 306 £45,000 +16.13% 28
Wiltshire -10 208 £47,500 +5.56% 38
Somerset -1 98 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Cornwall +5 47 £20,250 -52.91% 7
Devon -7 28 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Avon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 699 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (22.85%) C#
3 397 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
4 383 (21.24%) SQL
5 378 (20.97%) .NET
6 377 (20.91%) Microsoft
7 369 (20.47%) Marketing
8 352 (19.52%) Manufacturing
9 344 (19.08%) SAP
10 340 (18.86%) Telecoms
11 331 (18.36%) Programme Management
12 323 (17.91%) JavaScript
13 318 (17.64%) Digital Marketing
14 313 (17.36%) Electronics
15 291 (16.14%) Scrum
16 269 (14.92%) SQL Server
17 265 (14.70%) HTML
18 260 (14.42%) Java
19 231 (12.81%) Project Management
20 229 (12.70%) CSS
21 210 (11.65%) Degree
22 209 (11.59%) Oracle
23 208 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
24 207 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
24 207 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
25 189 (10.48%) TDD
26 187 (10.37%) ASP.NET
27 170 (9.43%) MVC
28 162 (8.99%) Windows
29 160 (8.87%) Test Automation

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 63 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 37 (2.05%) Apache
4 27 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (1.33%) CMS
6 23 (1.28%) JBoss
7 18 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.89%) Mule
8 16 (0.89%) Mule ESB
9 14 (0.78%) Confluence
10 11 (0.61%) Drupal
10 11 (0.61%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.28%) WordPress
14 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 122 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.055%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.00%) NetSuite
4 16 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
7 12 (0.67%) SAP Business One
8 11 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
9 9 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.28%) Magento
11 5 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.17%) Elite 3E
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
13 3 (0.17%) Sage 500
13 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 144 (7.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.50%) SaaS
4 35 (1.94%) Office 365
5 31 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.78%) GitHub
7 14 (0.78%) PaaS
8 10 (0.55%) IaaS
9 9 (0.50%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 3 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.17%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.17%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.44%) WAN
2 24 (1.33%) Internet
2 24 (1.33%) LAN
2 24 (1.33%) Skype
3 23 (1.28%) DNS
4 22 (1.22%) Network Security
5 21 (1.16%) SMS
6 19 (1.05%) SSH
7 17 (0.94%) Firewall
8 14 (0.78%) SAN
9 13 (0.72%) SNMP
10 12 (0.67%) DHCP
10 12 (0.67%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.67%) VPN
10 12 (0.67%) WLAN
11 11 (0.61%) SSL
11 11 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.55%) Ethernet
12 10 (0.55%) VLAN
13 9 (0.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.33%) MySQL
3 57 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 53 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.94%) Power BI
9 28 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 28 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 21 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.11%) QlikView
13 19 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
14 18 (1.00%) Data Mining
15 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.83%) Big Data
17 15 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 104 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 95 (5.27%) JIRA
3 89 (4.94%) JUnit
4 81 (4.49%) Selenium
5 59 (3.27%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 42 (2.33%) Protractor
7 41 (2.27%) TestNG
8 36 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 32 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 28 (1.55%) Subversion
11 24 (1.33%) Maven
12 22 (1.22%) Ant
12 22 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
13 18 (1.00%) SpecFlow
14 16 (0.89%) Bitbucket
14 16 (0.89%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 369 (20.47%) Marketing
2 352 (19.52%) Manufacturing
3 340 (18.86%) Telecoms
4 313 (17.36%) Electronics
5 136 (7.54%) Retail
6 64 (3.55%) Banking
7 49 (2.72%) Advertising
8 32 (1.77%) Legal
9 22 (1.22%) Back Office
10 18 (1.00%) Billing
11 16 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.67%) Law
13 11 (0.61%) Local Government
14 7 (0.39%) Automotive
15 6 (0.33%) Games
15 6 (0.33%) Military
16 5 (0.28%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 492 (27.29%) Developer
2 306 (16.97%) Analyst
3 183 (10.15%) .NET Developer
4 157 (8.71%) Project Manager
5 134 (7.43%) Business Analyst
6 133 (7.38%) C# Developer
7 117 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 112 (6.21%) Software Developer
9 108 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 102 (5.66%) Architect
11 86 (4.77%) Senior Developer
12 82 (4.55%) Consultant
13 60 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 57 (3.16%) .NET Software Developer
15 52 (2.88%) C# Software Developer
16 48 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
17 46 (2.55%) Senior Manager
18 45 (2.50%) Software Engineer
19 44 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
20 43 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (20.97%) .NET
2 265 (14.70%) HTML
3 229 (12.70%) CSS
4 187 (10.37%) ASP.NET
5 142 (7.88%) AngularJS
6 138 (7.65%) Web Services
7 100 (5.55%) jQuery
8 89 (4.94%) XML
9 78 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 74 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (4.10%) REST
10 74 (4.10%) SOAP
11 58 (3.22%) Spring
12 45 (2.50%) Spring MVC
13 43 (2.38%) Hibernate
13 43 (2.38%) Node.js
13 43 (2.38%) React
13 43 (2.38%) WCF
14 41 (2.27%) RESTful
15 40 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 208 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 87 (4.83%) Fintech
4 75 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 74 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 56 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 47 (2.61%) User Experience
9 41 (2.27%) Driving Licence
10 39 (2.16%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 19 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (0.83%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.67%) Social Media
16 9 (0.50%) Clustering
17 8 (0.44%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.44%) VHDL
17 8 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 162 (8.99%) Windows
2 126 (6.99%) Linux
3 56 (3.11%) Unix
4 42 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.39%) Android
6 25 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 25 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.00%) Solaris
9 17 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.39%) CentOS
14 6 (0.33%) Debian
15 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 397 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
3 331 (18.36%) Programme Management
4 318 (17.64%) Digital Marketing
5 291 (16.14%) Scrum
6 231 (12.81%) Project Management
7 207 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
7 207 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 189 (10.48%) TDD
9 170 (9.43%) MVC
10 160 (8.87%) Test Automation
11 159 (8.82%) ITIL
12 154 (8.54%) PRINCE2
13 139 (7.71%) Software Engineering
14 131 (7.27%) BDD
15 123 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (6.49%) Collaborative Working
17 113 (6.27%) SDLC
18 108 (5.99%) Waterfall
19 107 (5.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 412 (22.85%) C#
2 383 (21.24%) SQL
3 323 (17.91%) JavaScript
4 260 (14.42%) Java
5 151 (8.37%) Python
6 110 (6.10%) C
7 75 (4.16%) C++
8 67 (3.72%) PHP
9 55 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 53 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 50 (2.77%) T-SQL
12 49 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.50%) VB.NET
14 32 (1.77%) Perl
15 30 (1.66%) Ruby
16 27 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.39%) TypeScript
18 16 (0.89%) ES6
19 12 (0.67%) Assembly Language
20 10 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (11.65%) Degree
2 143 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 119 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 72 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 39 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (1.61%) APMP
9 24 (1.33%) CIMA
10 23 (1.28%) ACCA
10 23 (1.28%) ISEB
11 22 (1.22%) Postgraduate
12 20 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (1.00%) PMP
14 16 (0.89%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.78%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.67%) PhD
17 10 (0.55%) CCNP
17 10 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.66%) QA
2 65 (3.61%) PMO
3 45 (2.50%) SLA
4 29 (1.61%) GDPR
5 19 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
10 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.17%) COBIT
11 3 (0.17%) RMADS
12 2 (0.11%) EMIR
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.11%) MiFID
12 2 (0.11%) PSD2
12 2 (0.11%) WCAG
13 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 54 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.16%) Docker
3 36 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.22%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Xen
7 2 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.055%) Snort
8 1 (0.055%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (1.11%) Puppet
1 20 (1.11%) SCCM
2 11 (0.61%) Ansible
3 10 (0.55%) Terraform
4 9 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.44%) Nagios
6 7 (0.39%) Cacti
7 6 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (0.33%) WSUS
8 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.22%) SCOM
8 4 (0.22%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 377 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 344 (19.08%) SAP
3 209 (11.59%) Oracle
4 49 (2.72%) VMware
5 46 (2.55%) Cisco
6 28 (1.55%) Capita
7 27 (1.50%) Tableau
8 23 (1.28%) Google
9 21 (1.16%) Apple
9 21 (1.16%) Citrix
9 21 (1.16%) IBM
9 21 (1.16%) Sage
10 20 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 19 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.00%) Juniper
13 13 (0.72%) EMC
14 12 (0.67%) Cadence
14 12 (0.67%) HP
14 12 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.61%) Cognos