Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,776 1,903 2,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.47% 18.48% 18.42%
As % of the General category 50.30% 54.05% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,556 1,623
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%

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 3,531 3,521 4,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.74% 34.19% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,875 2,877 3,329
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -4 680 £47,500 - 133
Dorset 0 345 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Gloucestershire +4 341 £45,000 - 48
Wiltshire -16 192 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Somerset +3 110 £42,500 -15.00% 28
Cornwall -17 37 £30,500 -32.22% 4
Devon -8 34 £34,520 +2.02% 16
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 666 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (22.52%) SQL
3 375 (21.11%) C#
4 348 (19.59%) .NET
5 337 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
6 330 (18.58%) Marketing
7 322 (18.13%) Microsoft
8 301 (16.95%) JavaScript
9 295 (16.61%) Manufacturing
10 292 (16.44%) Programme Management
11 291 (16.39%) Telecoms
12 286 (16.10%) SAP
13 277 (15.60%) SQL Server
14 260 (14.64%) Electronics
15 257 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
16 248 (13.96%) Scrum
17 241 (13.57%) Java
18 233 (13.12%) HTML
19 226 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
20 212 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
21 206 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
22 203 (11.43%) CSS
23 201 (11.32%) Project Management
24 196 (11.04%) Oracle
25 177 (9.97%) MVC
26 173 (9.74%) Degree
26 173 (9.74%) TDD
27 167 (9.40%) ASP.NET
28 146 (8.22%) Software Engineering
29 145 (8.16%) AngularJS

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 40 (2.25%) JBoss
1 40 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.03%) Tomcat
3 35 (1.97%) CMS
4 27 (1.52%) Apache
5 25 (1.41%) Mule
6 24 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (1.35%) Mule ESB
7 19 (1.07%) Confluence
8 18 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 18 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
9 14 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.68%) SAS
11 11 (0.62%) IIS
11 11 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.62%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.56%) Drupal
13 6 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) SPSS
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 45 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
6 20 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
6 20 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
7 17 (0.96%) Oracle Payroll
8 16 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.62%) Magento
9 11 (0.62%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (0.45%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.45%) Shopify
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle ASCP
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
12 6 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
13 4 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 142 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (2.53%) SaaS
4 37 (2.08%) Office 365
5 28 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.96%) GitHub
8 10 (0.56%) PaaS
9 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.39%) IaaS
10 7 (0.39%) npm
11 6 (0.34%) NuGet
12 4 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 4 (0.23%) Slack
12 4 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.23%) Yammer
13 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.17%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.52%) Firewall
2 25 (1.41%) DNS
2 25 (1.41%) WAN
3 24 (1.35%) LAN
4 19 (1.07%) SAN
5 18 (1.01%) SMS
6 17 (0.96%) Internet
6 17 (0.96%) Skype
7 16 (0.90%) DHCP
8 15 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.84%) Wireless
9 13 (0.73%) SSH
10 12 (0.68%) Ethernet
10 12 (0.68%) Network Security
10 12 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.68%) WLAN
11 11 (0.62%) IPsec
11 11 (0.62%) VPN
12 10 (0.56%) SSL
12 10 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 46 (2.59%) MySQL
4 44 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (1.58%) Big Data
9 28 (1.58%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.35%) Power BI
11 21 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
12 19 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 101 (5.69%) Git (software)
2 86 (4.84%) JIRA
3 85 (4.79%) JUnit
4 62 (3.49%) Selenium
5 55 (3.10%) Jenkins
6 36 (2.03%) Visual Studio
7 33 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 33 (1.86%) Jasmine
7 33 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.75%) Protractor
9 28 (1.58%) TestNG
10 27 (1.52%) Maven
11 24 (1.35%) Subversion
12 21 (1.18%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.07%) IntelliJ
14 18 (1.01%) Ant
15 16 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
18 11 (0.62%) ERwin
General
1 330 (18.58%) Marketing
2 295 (16.61%) Manufacturing
3 291 (16.39%) Telecoms
4 260 (14.64%) Electronics
5 118 (6.64%) Retail
6 95 (5.35%) Banking
7 62 (3.49%) Advertising
8 60 (3.38%) Legal
9 31 (1.75%) Law
10 19 (1.07%) Back Office
11 17 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.73%) Billing
13 9 (0.51%) Local Government
14 7 (0.39%) French Language
14 7 (0.39%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.28%) Games
16 4 (0.23%) Automotive
16 4 (0.23%) German Language
16 4 (0.23%) Publishing
16 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 474 (26.69%) Developer
2 327 (18.41%) Analyst
3 182 (10.25%) .NET Developer
4 137 (7.71%) Business Analyst
5 132 (7.43%) Project Manager
6 119 (6.70%) C# Developer
7 116 (6.53%) Java Developer
8 99 (5.57%) Architect
9 98 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 97 (5.46%) Consultant
11 92 (5.18%) Senior Developer
12 90 (5.07%) Software Developer
13 56 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
14 53 (2.98%) IT Manager
14 53 (2.98%) Service Analyst
15 46 (2.59%) C# Software Developer
16 45 (2.53%) .NET Software Developer
17 44 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
18 43 (2.42%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (19.59%) .NET
2 233 (13.12%) HTML
3 203 (11.43%) CSS
4 167 (9.40%) ASP.NET
5 145 (8.16%) AngularJS
6 129 (7.26%) Web Services
7 84 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (4.62%) jQuery
9 81 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (3.83%) Spring
11 64 (3.60%) REST
11 64 (3.60%) XML
12 60 (3.38%) SOAP
13 55 (3.10%) HTML5
14 52 (2.93%) Hibernate
15 46 (2.59%) RESTful
16 44 (2.48%) Spring MVC
17 41 (2.31%) JSON
18 39 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (2.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 206 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 70 (3.94%) Fintech
5 64 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 57 (3.21%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 46 (2.59%) User Experience
9 39 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.69%) Mobile App
11 24 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.18%) Social Media
13 18 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 17 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.68%) Clustering
15 12 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.68%) iPhone
16 10 (0.56%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 136 (7.66%) Windows
2 99 (5.57%) Linux
3 39 (2.20%) Unix
3 39 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 26 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (1.24%) Android
7 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.96%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.84%) Solaris
10 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.23%) CentOS
14 4 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (18.98%) Business Intelligence
3 292 (16.44%) Programme Management
4 257 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
5 248 (13.96%) Scrum
6 226 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
7 212 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 201 (11.32%) Project Management
9 177 (9.97%) MVC
10 173 (9.74%) TDD
11 146 (8.22%) Software Engineering
12 142 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 136 (7.66%) ITIL
13 136 (7.66%) PRINCE2
14 126 (7.09%) BDD
15 114 (6.42%) ERP
16 103 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
17 101 (5.69%) Business Analysis
18 95 (5.35%) OO
18 95 (5.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 400 (22.52%) SQL
2 375 (21.11%) C#
3 301 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 241 (13.57%) Java
5 119 (6.70%) Python
6 79 (4.45%) C
7 74 (4.17%) C++
8 60 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 47 (2.65%) PHP
10 47 (2.65%) Ruby
11 41 (2.31%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 36 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 30 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 27 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.24%) Perl
16 11 (0.62%) VBA
17 10 (0.56%) Go
17 10 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 173 (9.74%) Degree
2 107 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 85 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.52%) APMP
7 25 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (1.30%) CIMA
9 22 (1.24%) ACCA
10 20 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.01%) ISEB
12 17 (0.96%) CISSP
13 15 (0.84%) Postgraduate
14 12 (0.68%) CISA
14 12 (0.68%) MCSE
15 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (0.56%) CCNA
16 10 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.24%) QA
2 57 (3.21%) SLA
3 49 (2.76%) PMO
4 20 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.07%) GDPR
6 12 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.34%) RMADS
9 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.23%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.23%) MiFID
11 3 (0.17%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.11%) DO-160
12 2 (0.11%) DO-254
12 2 (0.11%) EMIR
12 2 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 58 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.75%) Docker
4 22 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.23%) Firmware
8 3 (0.17%) XenApp
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.056%) HDFS
10 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.056%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (1.24%) SCCM
2 17 (0.96%) Puppet
3 14 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.39%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.39%) Terraform
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.28%) Ansible
8 5 (0.28%) SCOM
8 5 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.23%) Nagios
9 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.17%) Cacti
10 3 (0.17%) Nessus
10 3 (0.17%) Nmap
10 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.11%) WSUS
12 1 (0.056%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 322 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 286 (16.10%) SAP
3 196 (11.04%) Oracle
4 47 (2.65%) VMware
5 42 (2.36%) Cisco
6 34 (1.91%) IBM
7 28 (1.58%) Apple
8 27 (1.52%) Google
9 22 (1.24%) Sage
10 21 (1.18%) HP
11 20 (1.13%) Citrix
12 19 (1.07%) Capita
13 17 (0.96%) Juniper
14 16 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.90%) Tableau
15 14 (0.79%) CheckPoint
15 14 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.73%) EMC
16 13 (0.73%) NetApp
16 13 (0.73%) Red Hat