Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,539 1,969 2,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.19% 19.05% 18.83%
As % of the General category 49.04% 56.61% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,588 1,755
South West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,138 3,478 4,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.98% 33.64% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 2,796 3,717
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -7 562 £50,000 - 164
Gloucestershire +7 270 £45,000 -10.00% 54
Dorset -1 239 £42,500 -5.56% 38
Wiltshire -8 197 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Somerset +5 157 £40,000 -20.00% 26
Devon -11 37 £52,500 +55.15% 25
Cornwall -13 28 £30,500 -32.22% 12
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 528 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (20.47%) SQL
3 302 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
4 258 (16.76%) Marketing
5 249 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 243 (15.79%) C#
6 243 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 238 (15.46%) SAP
8 237 (15.40%) Manufacturing
9 233 (15.14%) .NET
10 230 (14.94%) SQL Server
11 228 (14.81%) Programme Management
12 226 (14.68%) Telecoms
13 212 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 198 (12.87%) Electronics
15 194 (12.61%) Scrum
15 194 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
16 192 (12.48%) Project Management
17 188 (12.22%) Java
18 175 (11.37%) Degree
19 169 (10.98%) HTML
20 160 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
21 154 (10.01%) MVC
22 151 (9.81%) CSS
23 141 (9.16%) TDD
24 138 (8.97%) Retail
25 135 (8.77%) PRINCE2
26 133 (8.64%) AngularJS
27 130 (8.45%) Oracle
28 119 (7.73%) ITIL

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 45 (2.92%) JBoss
2 35 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 33 (2.14%) Mule
4 28 (1.82%) Mule ESB
5 19 (1.23%) CMS
6 17 (1.10%) SAS
7 15 (0.97%) Confluence
7 15 (0.97%) IIS
8 14 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.91%) SharePoint
8 14 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.58%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.52%) Apache
12 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 87 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.26%) InDesign
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.065%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 20 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
5 19 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 16 (1.04%) Oracle Payroll
8 13 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.71%) SAP CO
9 11 (0.71%) SAP FI
9 11 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
10 10 (0.65%) Oracle ASCP
10 10 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
11 9 (0.58%) Magento
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
12 8 (0.52%) Shopify
13 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (3.90%) SaaS
4 35 (2.27%) Office 365
5 24 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.97%) GitHub
7 14 (0.91%) npm
8 13 (0.84%) PaaS
9 11 (0.71%) IaaS
10 10 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.26%) Slack
12 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.26%) Yammer
13 3 (0.19%) Google Play
14 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.47%) Firewall
2 23 (1.49%) DNS
3 21 (1.36%) Network Security
3 21 (1.36%) WAN
4 20 (1.30%) LAN
4 20 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.30%) Wireless
5 15 (0.97%) DHCP
6 14 (0.91%) HTTP
6 14 (0.91%) SAN
7 13 (0.84%) SMS
7 13 (0.84%) VPN
8 12 (0.78%) Intranet
9 10 (0.65%) VoIP
10 9 (0.58%) Internet
11 8 (0.52%) Skype
11 8 (0.52%) SSL
12 7 (0.45%) FTP
12 7 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 55 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 52 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (1.95%) Big Data
7 30 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 28 (1.82%) Power BI
9 28 (1.82%) QlikView
10 27 (1.75%) MySQL
10 27 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 26 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (5.20%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.74%) JIRA
3 55 (3.57%) JUnit
4 44 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 39 (2.53%) Selenium
6 35 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.62%) Cucumber
9 24 (1.56%) IntelliJ
9 24 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 19 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (1.17%) Maven
12 17 (1.10%) ERwin
13 13 (0.84%) Bower
13 13 (0.84%) Subversion
14 11 (0.71%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.71%) Protractor
14 11 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.71%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 258 (16.76%) Marketing
2 237 (15.40%) Manufacturing
3 226 (14.68%) Telecoms
4 198 (12.87%) Electronics
5 138 (8.97%) Retail
6 119 (7.73%) Banking
7 56 (3.64%) Legal
8 49 (3.18%) Law
9 48 (3.12%) Advertising
10 25 (1.62%) Back Office
11 15 (0.97%) Billing
12 13 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.84%) Games
13 12 (0.78%) French Language
14 9 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.52%) Publishing
16 7 (0.45%) Front Office
16 7 (0.45%) German Language
17 6 (0.39%) Online Betting
18 5 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 365 (23.72%) Developer
2 335 (21.77%) Analyst
3 159 (10.33%) Project Manager
4 132 (8.58%) Business Analyst
5 110 (7.15%) .NET Developer
6 94 (6.11%) Consultant
7 87 (5.65%) Java Developer
8 72 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 70 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 66 (4.29%) Architect
11 64 (4.16%) Software Developer
12 54 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 51 (3.31%) IT Manager
14 49 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
15 48 (3.12%) Data Analyst
16 47 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
17 41 (2.66%) Software Engineer
18 39 (2.53%) Service Analyst
19 36 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
20 35 (2.27%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (15.14%) .NET
2 169 (10.98%) HTML
3 151 (9.81%) CSS
4 133 (8.64%) AngularJS
5 103 (6.69%) ASP.NET
6 95 (6.17%) Web Services
7 76 (4.94%) Spring
8 75 (4.87%) REST
9 71 (4.61%) HTML5
10 60 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (3.64%) JSON
12 53 (3.44%) J2EE
12 53 (3.44%) SOAP
13 51 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (3.31%) XML
14 46 (2.99%) .NET Framework
15 45 (2.92%) jQuery
16 44 (2.86%) Hibernate
17 43 (2.79%) RESTful
18 41 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 160 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.61%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.03%) User Experience
4 56 (3.64%) Fintech
5 50 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 45 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (2.73%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.17%) Social Media
9 17 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 15 (0.97%) iPhone
11 14 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 13 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.58%) Derivative
16 8 (0.52%) OTC Derivatives
17 7 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 105 (6.82%) Windows
2 71 (4.61%) Linux
3 34 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 28 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.62%) Unix
6 21 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.78%) Android
10 8 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.26%) CentOS
12 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.19%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.065%) FreeRTOS
15 1 (0.065%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (19.62%) Business Intelligence
3 228 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 212 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 194 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
5 194 (12.61%) Scrum
6 192 (12.48%) Project Management
7 154 (10.01%) MVC
8 141 (9.16%) TDD
9 135 (8.77%) PRINCE2
10 119 (7.73%) ITIL
11 112 (7.28%) Software Engineering
12 108 (7.02%) ERP
13 92 (5.98%) Business Analysis
14 91 (5.91%) Test Automation
15 82 (5.33%) OO
16 76 (4.94%) BDD
17 75 (4.87%) SDLC
18 70 (4.55%) Waterfall
19 67 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 315 (20.47%) SQL
2 243 (15.79%) C#
2 243 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 188 (12.22%) Java
4 63 (4.09%) Python
5 55 (3.57%) C++
6 41 (2.66%) Ruby
6 41 (2.66%) T-SQL
7 37 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 27 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 25 (1.62%) C
10 24 (1.56%) PHP
11 23 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.30%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.04%) VBA
14 15 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.91%) R
16 11 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.65%) Perl
18 9 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 175 (11.37%) Degree
2 71 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 32 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 27 (1.75%) APMP
8 25 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.56%) CISSP
10 23 (1.49%) ISEB
10 23 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (1.23%) ACCA
12 17 (1.10%) CCNP
13 16 (1.04%) CCNA
14 15 (0.97%) CIMA
14 15 (0.97%) CISA
14 15 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.04%) QA
2 54 (3.51%) SLA
3 45 (2.92%) GDPR
4 33 (2.14%) PMO
5 26 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 21 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (1.23%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.45%) RMADS
10 4 (0.26%) MiFID
10 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.19%) COBIT
11 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.19%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.19%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.13%) DO-160
12 2 (0.13%) DO-254
12 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 46 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.23%) Docker
4 16 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.065%) HDFS
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.065%) VMFS
7 1 (0.065%) vSphere
7 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.52%) Puppet
5 5 (0.32%) SCCM
6 4 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.19%) Nagios
7 3 (0.19%) Nessus
7 3 (0.19%) Nmap
7 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 3 (0.19%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.13%) Control-M
8 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.13%) Graphite
8 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.065%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.065%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 249 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 238 (15.46%) SAP
3 130 (8.45%) Oracle
4 46 (2.99%) VMware
5 32 (2.08%) Cisco
6 28 (1.82%) Apple
7 24 (1.56%) Tableau
8 22 (1.43%) IBM
9 18 (1.17%) Citrix
9 18 (1.17%) HP
10 17 (1.10%) Cognos
11 15 (0.97%) Google
12 14 (0.91%) Cadence
12 14 (0.91%) Sage
13 11 (0.71%) NetApp
13 11 (0.71%) Teradata
14 10 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.58%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.58%) F5
15 9 (0.58%) Infor