Period
to 25 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,665 1,733 1,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.46% 16.26% 18.34%
As % of the General category 53.99% 49.46% 54.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 1,444 1,541
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +2.80%

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 3,084 3,504 3,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.49% 32.89% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,378 2,861 2,819
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 25 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +5 692 £49,875 +5.00% 84
Dorset +4 293 £42,500 - 31
Wiltshire +7 286 £47,500 - 31
Gloucestershire -7 230 £49,000 +8.89% 13
Somerset -22 74 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Devon +3 60 £45,000 -3.23% 18
Cornwall +1 12 £31,250 +2.46%
Avon - 2 - -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 590 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
3 370 (22.22%) Marketing
4 349 (20.96%) Telecoms
5 348 (20.90%) .NET
6 343 (20.60%) SAP
7 342 (20.54%) C#
8 338 (20.30%) Programme Management
9 334 (20.06%) Manufacturing
10 331 (19.88%) Microsoft
11 325 (19.52%) Electronics
12 324 (19.46%) Digital Marketing
13 300 (18.02%) SQL Server
14 299 (17.96%) SQL
15 267 (16.04%) JavaScript
16 207 (12.43%) Project Management
17 204 (12.25%) Java
18 198 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
19 191 (11.47%) HTML
20 187 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
21 184 (11.05%) TDD
22 180 (10.81%) CSS
23 178 (10.69%) Scrum
24 169 (10.15%) MVC
24 169 (10.15%) Degree
24 169 (10.15%) Software Engineering
25 161 (9.67%) ASP.NET
26 157 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
27 148 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
28 146 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement

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 44 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.74%) Apache
3 26 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.32%) Confluence
4 22 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 21 (1.26%) IIS
6 17 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.84%) CMS
8 7 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.30%) JBoss
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.24%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.24%) ArcSDE
11 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.24%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 101 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.08%) InVision
7 6 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.72%) Endur
2 12 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 198 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (4.32%) SaaS
4 60 (3.60%) Office 365
5 35 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 20 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (1.08%) Serverless
9 16 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (0.84%) IaaS
12 11 (0.66%) npm
12 11 (0.66%) Route 53
13 9 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.54%) PaaS
14 8 (0.48%) NuGet
15 7 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.42%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.82%) Firewall
2 23 (1.38%) Skype
2 23 (1.38%) WAN
3 22 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (1.14%) DNS
5 16 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (0.96%) LAN
6 14 (0.84%) Internet
6 14 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 14 (0.84%) Wireless
7 12 (0.72%) Network Security
7 12 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.66%) VPN
9 10 (0.60%) iSCSI
9 10 (0.60%) MPLS
10 9 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (3.00%) Power BI
4 46 (2.76%) Big Data
4 46 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 30 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 30 (1.80%) QlikView
8 26 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (1.50%) MySQL
10 22 (1.32%) Data Lake
10 22 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (0.90%) BigQuery
13 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.84%) OpenQM
Development Applications
1 89 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 58 (3.48%) JIRA
3 50 (3.00%) Selenium
4 41 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 33 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.20%) Maven
7 16 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 16 (0.96%) JUnit
7 16 (0.96%) WebDriver
8 14 (0.84%) SoapUI
8 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.72%) Protractor
9 12 (0.72%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.60%) git-flow
11 9 (0.54%) Subversion
12 8 (0.48%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.42%) Gradle
13 7 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 370 (22.22%) Marketing
2 349 (20.96%) Telecoms
3 334 (20.06%) Manufacturing
4 325 (19.52%) Electronics
5 115 (6.91%) Banking
6 90 (5.41%) Retail
7 30 (1.80%) Legal
8 24 (1.44%) Billing
8 24 (1.44%) Military
9 21 (1.26%) Games
10 12 (0.72%) Back Office
10 12 (0.72%) Law
11 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.30%) Local Government
12 5 (0.30%) Publishing
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.12%) Advertising
16 1 (0.060%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.060%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 492 (29.55%) Developer
2 289 (17.36%) Analyst
3 192 (11.53%) .NET Developer
4 136 (8.17%) C# Developer
5 132 (7.93%) Project Manager
6 109 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 84 (5.05%) Architect
8 78 (4.68%) Business Analyst
9 77 (4.62%) Java Developer
10 66 (3.96%) Software Developer
11 64 (3.84%) Senior Developer
12 61 (3.66%) Consultant
13 51 (3.06%) Senior Manager
14 46 (2.76%) Support Engineer
15 41 (2.46%) IT Manager
16 39 (2.34%) Team Leader
17 38 (2.28%) Senior Project Manager
18 36 (2.16%) Support Analyst
19 35 (2.10%) Designer
20 34 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (20.90%) .NET
2 191 (11.47%) HTML
3 180 (10.81%) CSS
4 161 (9.67%) ASP.NET
5 146 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 123 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 115 (6.91%) Web Services
8 86 (5.17%) jQuery
9 82 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (4.68%) HTML5
11 72 (4.32%) JSON
12 66 (3.96%) REST
13 65 (3.90%) React
13 65 (3.90%) RESTful
14 64 (3.84%) XML
15 63 (3.78%) WCF
16 57 (3.42%) Spring
17 56 (3.36%) .NET Framework
18 55 (3.30%) Node.js
19 53 (3.18%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 134 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (5.77%) Fintech
4 58 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 53 (3.18%) User Experience
6 49 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 47 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 13 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.72%) Reference Data
13 11 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.54%) Cyberattack
14 9 (0.54%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.48%) Clustering
15 8 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.48%) PMI
16 7 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 111 (6.67%) Windows
2 105 (6.31%) Linux
3 44 (2.64%) Unix
4 39 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.20%) Solaris
6 17 (1.02%) CentOS
7 16 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.42%) Android
13 4 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.060%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.060%) Debian
16 1 (0.060%) HPUX
16 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
3 338 (20.30%) Programme Management
4 324 (19.46%) Digital Marketing
5 207 (12.43%) Project Management
6 184 (11.05%) TDD
7 178 (10.69%) Scrum
8 169 (10.15%) MVC
8 169 (10.15%) Software Engineering
9 157 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 148 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
11 146 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 143 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 132 (7.93%) Test Automation
14 120 (7.21%) ITIL
15 116 (6.97%) SDLC
16 115 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
17 110 (6.61%) DevOps
18 96 (5.77%) PRINCE2
19 95 (5.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 342 (20.54%) C#
2 299 (17.96%) SQL
3 267 (16.04%) JavaScript
4 204 (12.25%) Java
5 103 (6.19%) Python
6 64 (3.84%) C
7 50 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 48 (2.88%) Java 8
8 48 (2.88%) PHP
9 47 (2.82%) TypeScript
10 46 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 42 (2.52%) C++
12 28 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.38%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.32%) Scala
15 20 (1.20%) VBA
16 16 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.84%) R
18 13 (0.78%) Clojure
18 13 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 169 (10.15%) Degree
2 111 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.06%) DV Cleared
5 48 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (2.76%) CISSP
7 42 (2.52%) CISM
8 32 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (1.86%) APMP
10 26 (1.56%) CISA
11 21 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.26%) ISEB
11 21 (1.26%) ISTQB
11 21 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (1.14%) PMI Certification
13 15 (0.90%) CCNP
13 15 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 13 (0.78%) PMP
15 9 (0.54%) CCNA
16 8 (0.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.53%) QA
2 65 (3.90%) PMO
3 52 (3.12%) SLA
4 47 (2.82%) GDPR
4 47 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (2.04%) Data Quality
6 28 (1.68%) PCI DSS
7 19 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 16 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 12 (0.72%) HMG Infosec
9 12 (0.72%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.24%) RMADS
11 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.18%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.060%) AQAP
13 1 (0.060%) COBIT
13 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.060%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (3.84%) Docker
2 63 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.24%) HDFS
6 4 (0.24%) vSphere
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.060%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.060%) XenApp
8 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.04%) Puppet
3 25 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.26%) Ansible
5 16 (0.96%) Terraform
6 13 (0.78%) SCCM
7 7 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.36%) SCOM
9 5 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.30%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.24%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.18%) Nagios
11 3 (0.18%) vRealize
12 2 (0.12%) CloudHub
12 2 (0.12%) Grafana
12 2 (0.12%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 343 (20.60%) SAP
2 331 (19.88%) Microsoft
3 142 (8.53%) Oracle
4 56 (3.36%) Tableau
5 43 (2.58%) Cisco
6 40 (2.40%) VMware
7 36 (2.16%) Google
8 24 (1.44%) Teradata
9 21 (1.26%) DevExpress
9 21 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.20%) Informatica
11 19 (1.14%) Adobe
12 17 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 16 (0.96%) McAfee
14 14 (0.84%) Citrix
14 14 (0.84%) jBASE
15 13 (0.78%) F5
16 12 (0.72%) HP
16 12 (0.72%) OpenLink