Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2009 1898 2158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.49% 17.44% 18.34%
As % of the General category 55.24% 49.31% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1566 1736
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,925 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,150 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3637 3849 4506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 35.28% 35.36% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2950 3097 3521
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +6 850 £45,000 - 104
Gloucestershire +7 399 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Wiltshire -1 359 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Somerset +1 170 £43,750 +2.94% 19
Dorset -8 111 £37,500 +2.74% 18
Devon -8 56 £36,000 -28.00% 5
Cornwall +19 36 £43,000 +4.24% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 821 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (36.09%) Business Intelligence
3 706 (35.14%) Marketing
4 704 (35.04%) Manufacturing
5 682 (33.95%) SAP
6 678 (33.75%) Telecoms
7 656 (32.65%) Electronics
8 655 (32.60%) Programme Management
9 643 (32.01%) Digital Marketing
10 411 (20.46%) Java
11 385 (19.16%) SQL
12 357 (17.77%) Scrum
13 351 (17.47%) JavaScript
14 317 (15.78%) HTML
15 297 (14.78%) MVC
16 287 (14.29%) CSS
17 270 (13.44%) Microsoft
18 269 (13.39%) C#
19 260 (12.94%) Linux
20 249 (12.39%) XML
21 247 (12.29%) .NET
22 241 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
23 239 (11.90%) Git (software)
23 239 (11.90%) TDD
24 231 (11.50%) Degree
25 226 (11.25%) SQL Server
26 224 (11.15%) Project Management
27 197 (9.81%) JIRA
27 197 (9.81%) AngularJS
28 190 (9.46%) Amazon AWS

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 94 (4.68%) Tomcat
2 78 (3.88%) Mule
3 74 (3.68%) Mule ESB
4 70 (3.48%) Confluence
5 68 (3.38%) JBoss
6 45 (2.24%) CMS
6 45 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.34%) Apache
8 21 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.85%) IIS
9 17 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.80%) nginx
11 13 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.50%) Jetty
14 7 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.30%) SAS
15 6 (0.30%) Traefik
Applications
1 88 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
4 40 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.60%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.100%) SPSS
10 2 (0.100%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.25%) Endur
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.15%) Sage X3
9 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.100%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 190 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (4.73%) SaaS
3 78 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
3 78 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.39%) GitHub
5 29 (1.44%) Office 365
6 24 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (1.00%) Google Play
8 15 (0.75%) IaaS
8 15 (0.75%) PaaS
9 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.20%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.050%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.050%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 38 (1.89%) HTTP
3 35 (1.74%) Internet
4 34 (1.69%) Firewall
5 31 (1.54%) WAN
6 29 (1.44%) LAN
7 27 (1.34%) VPN
8 17 (0.85%) SSL
8 17 (0.85%) Wireless
9 15 (0.75%) SAN
10 14 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
11 13 (0.65%) SSH
11 13 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.55%) DHCP
12 11 (0.55%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.55%) MPLS
12 11 (0.55%) VLAN
13 10 (0.50%) DNS
14 9 (0.45%) FTP
14 9 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 118 (5.87%) MongoDB
4 110 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 82 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 81 (4.03%) MySQL
7 66 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (1.99%) RDBMS
11 37 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
12 33 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.59%) Data Mining
14 29 (1.44%) Big Data
15 24 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
16 20 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.75%) CouchDB
19 13 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 239 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 197 (9.81%) JIRA
3 117 (5.82%) JUnit
4 91 (4.53%) Jenkins
5 81 (4.03%) IntelliJ
6 60 (2.99%) Selenium
7 55 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (2.69%) Subversion
9 52 (2.59%) Maven
10 50 (2.49%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (2.09%) Visual Studio
12 36 (1.79%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.64%) Mercurial
14 24 (1.19%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.05%) Mockito
16 16 (0.80%) Gradle
16 16 (0.80%) SoapUI
16 16 (0.80%) WebDriver
17 14 (0.70%) MSBuild
General
1 706 (35.14%) Marketing
2 704 (35.04%) Manufacturing
3 678 (33.75%) Telecoms
4 656 (32.65%) Electronics
5 179 (8.91%) Retail
6 155 (7.72%) Banking
7 53 (2.64%) Legal
8 39 (1.94%) Games
9 32 (1.59%) Military
9 32 (1.59%) Multimedia
10 19 (0.95%) Law
11 15 (0.75%) Advertising
11 15 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.70%) Private Banking
13 13 (0.65%) Back Office
13 13 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.55%) Front Office
15 10 (0.50%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.45%) Automotive
17 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 598 (29.77%) Developer
2 399 (19.86%) Analyst
3 193 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 163 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 143 (7.12%) Project Manager
6 136 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 129 (6.42%) .NET Developer
8 119 (5.92%) Architect
9 83 (4.13%) Software Developer
10 80 (3.98%) Consultant
11 72 (3.58%) PHP Developer
12 68 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 59 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 54 (2.69%) Software Engineer
15 53 (2.64%) Test Analyst
16 52 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 52 (2.59%) Graduate
16 52 (2.59%) Lead Developer
17 49 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (15.78%) HTML
2 287 (14.29%) CSS
3 249 (12.39%) XML
4 247 (12.29%) .NET
5 197 (9.81%) AngularJS
6 185 (9.21%) JSON
7 174 (8.66%) Web Services
8 167 (8.31%) REST
8 167 (8.31%) Spring
9 156 (7.77%) ASP.NET
10 139 (6.92%) SOAP
11 138 (6.87%) Hibernate
12 129 (6.42%) HTML5
13 110 (5.48%) JPA
13 110 (5.48%) Spring MVC
14 95 (4.73%) jQuery
15 91 (4.53%) Apache Camel
16 90 (4.48%) Spring Integration
17 83 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 83 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 95 (4.73%) User Experience
4 92 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 91 (4.53%) Mobile App
6 64 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (2.04%) Fintech
8 37 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 34 (1.69%) e-Learning
10 29 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 26 (1.29%) iPad
12 25 (1.24%) NHS
13 24 (1.19%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.14%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.10%) Replication
16 20 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (0.95%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (0.90%) Social Media
19 12 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 260 (12.94%) Linux
2 170 (8.46%) Windows
3 65 (3.24%) Unix
4 51 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.09%) Android
6 36 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.45%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.40%) Solaris
13 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.30%) AIX
15 5 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.20%) CentOS
17 2 (0.100%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.050%) Debian
18 1 (0.050%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (36.09%) Business Intelligence
3 655 (32.60%) Programme Management
4 643 (32.01%) Digital Marketing
5 357 (17.77%) Scrum
6 297 (14.78%) MVC
7 241 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 239 (11.90%) TDD
9 224 (11.15%) Project Management
10 154 (7.67%) Kanban
11 145 (7.22%) Software Engineering
12 144 (7.17%) BDD
13 138 (6.87%) PRINCE2
14 136 (6.77%) SDLC
15 116 (5.77%) ITIL
16 114 (5.67%) Microservices
17 113 (5.62%) Business Analysis
18 112 (5.57%) DevOps
18 112 (5.57%) Web Development
19 105 (5.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 411 (20.46%) Java
2 385 (19.16%) SQL
3 351 (17.47%) JavaScript
4 269 (13.39%) C#
5 158 (7.86%) Python
6 98 (4.88%) PHP
7 95 (4.73%) C++
8 72 (3.58%) Ruby
9 67 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 66 (3.29%) T-SQL
11 55 (2.74%) Perl
12 49 (2.44%) C
13 40 (1.99%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.29%) Go
15 24 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.10%) Clojure
18 20 (1.00%) Apple Swift
18 20 (1.00%) Kotlin
18 20 (1.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 231 (11.50%) Degree
2 134 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 94 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 63 (3.14%) ISEB
6 42 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 40 (1.99%) PMP
8 37 (1.84%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.79%) DV Cleared
10 30 (1.49%) PhD
11 29 (1.44%) PMI Certification
12 21 (1.05%) APMP
13 18 (0.90%) CISSP
14 17 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.80%) CCNP
16 15 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.60%) CISM
17 12 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 11 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.04%) QA
2 36 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.64%) SLA
4 26 (1.29%) PMO
5 20 (1.00%) RMADS
6 19 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.50%) GDPR
9 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.35%) GCP
10 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.30%) COBIT
12 4 (0.20%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.100%) Basel II
14 2 (0.100%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.100%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.100%) MISRA C
System Software
1 69 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.94%) Docker
4 15 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.55%) NFS
6 7 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.35%) Snort
6 7 (0.35%) XenApp
7 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.15%) Xen
8 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.100%) vSphere
9 2 (0.100%) XenServer
10 1 (0.050%) Corosync
10 1 (0.050%) Firmware
10 1 (0.050%) KVM
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (2.24%) Puppet
2 34 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.24%) Ansible
4 11 (0.55%) vMotion
4 11 (0.55%) WSUS
5 6 (0.30%) Salt
6 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (0.25%) SCCM
7 4 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.20%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.15%) Nagios
8 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.100%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.100%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.100%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.100%) Terraform
9 2 (0.100%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 682 (33.95%) SAP
2 270 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 117 (5.82%) Oracle
4 88 (4.38%) Apple
5 78 (3.88%) VMware
6 65 (3.24%) Google
7 56 (2.79%) Cisco
8 29 (1.44%) Adobe
9 25 (1.24%) Zend
10 22 (1.10%) Citrix
10 22 (1.10%) HP
11 21 (1.05%) IBM
12 19 (0.95%) NetApp
13 18 (0.90%) Sage
14 17 (0.85%) Tableau
15 14 (0.70%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.60%) ArcSight
17 10 (0.50%) JD Edwards
17 10 (0.50%) LogRhythm
18 9 (0.45%) Red Hat