Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 556 1,325 1,642
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 12.17% 15.39% 16.86%
As % of the General category 37.75% 43.89% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 535 1,214 1,476
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,575 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 1,473 3,019 3,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.25% 35.06% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 2,358 2,723
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -11 198 £45,000 - 57
Gloucestershire -1 94 £52,500 - 16
Wiltshire -15 75 £48,500 -3.00% 18
Somerset 0 63 £50,000 - 10
Dorset -10 58 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Devon +12 36 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Cornwall 0 5 £40,750 +53.77% 2
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 197 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
3 169 (30.40%) Marketing
4 165 (29.68%) Manufacturing
5 160 (28.78%) SAP
6 159 (28.60%) Telecoms
7 157 (28.24%) Public Sector
8 150 (26.98%) Electronics
8 150 (26.98%) Programme Management
8 150 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
9 108 (19.42%) JavaScript
10 103 (18.53%) DevOps
11 94 (16.91%) Degree
12 93 (16.73%) Java
12 93 (16.73%) Linux
13 87 (15.65%) Scrum
14 84 (15.11%) Azure
15 82 (14.75%) Git (software)
16 81 (14.57%) SQL
17 76 (13.67%) Security Cleared
18 68 (12.23%) AWS
19 65 (11.69%) Microsoft
20 64 (11.51%) Python
21 59 (10.61%) Test Automation
22 58 (10.43%) SaaS
23 55 (9.89%) AngularJS
23 55 (9.89%) C#
24 52 (9.35%) Docker
25 51 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
26 50 (8.99%) HTML

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 21 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.16%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.16%) JBoss
2 12 (2.16%) Mule
2 12 (2.16%) Mule ESB
2 12 (2.16%) Red Hat Fuse
3 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.62%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.08%) nginx
6 5 (0.90%) Apache
7 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.54%) CMS
7 3 (0.54%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.36%) Confluence
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.36%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.52%) Zeplin
4 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.36%) InVision
6 2 (0.36%) Sketch
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.90%) Actimize
3 5 (0.90%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.36%) Odoo
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.18%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 84 (15.11%) Azure
2 68 (12.23%) AWS
3 58 (10.43%) SaaS
4 13 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.98%) PaaS
6 11 (1.98%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.80%) IaaS
8 9 (1.62%) Office 365
8 9 (1.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 7 (1.26%) GitHub
10 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.08%) Force.com
10 6 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.72%) BrowserStack
12 4 (0.72%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.54%) npm
13 3 (0.54%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.24%) Firewall
2 17 (3.06%) DNS
3 15 (2.70%) Network Security
4 11 (1.98%) LAN
4 11 (1.98%) WAN
5 8 (1.44%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (1.44%) IP Telephony
5 8 (1.44%) Skype
5 8 (1.44%) VLAN
6 6 (1.08%) DHCP
6 6 (1.08%) Internet
7 4 (0.72%) VPN
7 4 (0.72%) Wireless
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.54%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.54%) SSL
8 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.73%) NoSQL
3 34 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.32%) MySQL
4 24 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.06%) Big Data
5 17 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.70%) Data Lake
7 14 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.44%) Power BI
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.54%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.54%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.54%) HBase
12 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.19%) JIRA
3 32 (5.76%) Selenium
4 21 (3.78%) SoapUI
5 19 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 18 (3.24%) Maven
7 16 (2.88%) Postman
8 15 (2.70%) IntelliJ
8 15 (2.70%) JUnit
9 14 (2.52%) Grunt
9 14 (2.52%) gulp
10 13 (2.34%) Subversion
11 12 (2.16%) Fiddler
12 8 (1.44%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.26%) Mocha
13 7 (1.26%) Protractor
13 7 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.08%) GitLab
14 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 169 (30.40%) Marketing
2 165 (29.68%) Manufacturing
3 159 (28.60%) Telecoms
4 157 (28.24%) Public Sector
5 150 (26.98%) Electronics
6 15 (2.70%) Retail
7 11 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.62%) Banking
9 8 (1.44%) Law
10 7 (1.26%) Legal
11 6 (1.08%) Military
12 5 (0.90%) Local Government
13 4 (0.72%) Back Office
13 4 (0.72%) Games
14 3 (0.54%) Police
15 2 (0.36%) Advertising
15 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.36%) Publishing
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 173 (31.12%) Developer
2 62 (11.15%) Analyst
3 51 (9.17%) Senior Developer
4 49 (8.81%) Java Developer
5 30 (5.40%) Consultant
6 25 (4.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 23 (4.14%) Software Developer
8 20 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 19 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.42%) Graduate
9 19 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.06%) Graduate Developer
11 17 (3.06%) Test Engineer
12 16 (2.88%) Data Engineer
12 16 (2.88%) Junior
12 16 (2.88%) PHP Developer
13 15 (2.70%) Software Engineer
13 15 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.89%) AngularJS
2 50 (8.99%) HTML
3 48 (8.63%) RESTful
4 47 (8.45%) CSS
5 45 (8.09%) .NET
6 43 (7.73%) Web Services
7 39 (7.01%) REST
8 31 (5.58%) SOAP
9 30 (5.40%) JSON
9 30 (5.40%) Spring
10 28 (5.04%) HTML5
11 26 (4.68%) ASP.NET
12 24 (4.32%) .NET Core
13 20 (3.60%) React
14 19 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (3.24%) Angular 2
15 18 (3.24%) Sass
15 18 (3.24%) XML
16 16 (2.88%) Apache Camel
16 16 (2.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.47%) User Experience
3 24 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.16%) Wiki
8 7 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.08%) Blog
10 5 (0.90%) NHS
11 4 (0.72%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.72%) PKI
11 4 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.72%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.73%) Linux
2 46 (8.27%) Windows
3 29 (5.22%) Unix
4 17 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.52%) CentOS
6 8 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.26%) Android
7 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Debian
11 2 (0.36%) HPUX
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (30.94%) Business Intelligence
3 150 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
3 150 (26.98%) Programme Management
4 103 (18.53%) DevOps
5 87 (15.65%) Scrum
6 59 (10.61%) Test Automation
7 51 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 47 (8.45%) TDD
9 44 (7.91%) Project Management
10 43 (7.73%) Computer Science
11 40 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (7.01%) BDD
12 39 (7.01%) Collaborative Working
13 37 (6.65%) Kanban
14 36 (6.47%) Software Engineering
15 35 (6.29%) Fintech
15 35 (6.29%) ITIL
16 34 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.42%) JavaScript
2 93 (16.73%) Java
3 81 (14.57%) SQL
4 64 (11.51%) Python
5 55 (9.89%) C#
6 38 (6.83%) TypeScript
7 28 (5.04%) C++
8 26 (4.68%) PHP
9 19 (3.42%) C
10 18 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.06%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.52%) Apple Swift
12 14 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.98%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.62%) Java 8
15 8 (1.44%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.44%) R
16 7 (1.26%) Scala
17 4 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 94 (16.91%) Degree
2 76 (13.67%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.42%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 13 (2.34%) CCNA
9 11 (1.98%) ISEB
10 9 (1.62%) CISSP
11 7 (1.26%) CCIE
11 7 (1.26%) CCNP
11 7 (1.26%) MCSE
11 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.08%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.90%) CRISC
13 5 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.72%) MCSA
14 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.19%) QA
2 16 (2.88%) GDPR
3 13 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.98%) PMO
5 10 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.80%) NIST
6 9 (1.62%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.90%) FATCA
7 5 (0.90%) SLA
8 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.36%) COBIT
9 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.36%) WCAG
10 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (9.35%) Docker
2 17 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.54%) HDFS
5 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.54%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) NDS
7 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.50%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.96%) Puppet
3 21 (3.78%) Terraform
4 17 (3.06%) Ansible
5 5 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.54%) Grafana
6 3 (0.54%) MIIS
6 3 (0.54%) Oozie
6 3 (0.54%) Packer
6 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.36%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.18%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 160 (28.78%) SAP
2 65 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.78%) VMware
4 17 (3.06%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.88%) Cisco
5 16 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.52%) Dell
7 12 (2.16%) Intel
8 10 (1.80%) Cadence
8 10 (1.80%) F5
8 10 (1.80%) Infoblox
8 10 (1.80%) Juniper
8 10 (1.80%) Oracle
9 9 (1.62%) Citrix
9 9 (1.62%) Twitter
10 8 (1.44%) FireEye
11 7 (1.26%) Teradata
12 5 (0.90%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.90%) Pega
12 5 (0.90%) Splunk