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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / South West
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 946 1090 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.60% 18.55% 18.14%
As % of the General category 54.84% 50.39% 49.12%
Number of salaries quoted 765 861 853
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1725 2163 2207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 33.92% 36.80% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1701 1686
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +7 415 £47,500 +11.76% 85
Wiltshire 0 192 £42,750 -5.00% 28
Gloucestershire 0 160 £47,500 -13.63% 19
Dorset -8 58 £42,500 +9.67% 20
Somerset -13 58 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Devon +18 35 £33,040 -5.59% 12
Cornwall +5 8 £45,000 +74.75% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 835 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (23.87%) Telecoms
3 441 (22.93%) Java
4 419 (21.79%) SQL
5 326 (16.95%) Banking
6 325 (16.90%) Project Management
7 323 (16.80%) Manufacturing
8 313 (16.28%) Marketing
9 312 (16.22%) .NET
10 310 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
11 302 (15.70%) JavaScript
12 292 (15.18%) Scrum
13 274 (14.25%) HTML
14 266 (13.83%) Programme Management
15 265 (13.78%) SAP
16 264 (13.73%) C#
17 246 (12.79%) Microsoft
17 246 (12.79%) Retail
18 245 (12.74%) MVC
19 222 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
20 221 (11.49%) Electronics
21 217 (11.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
22 214 (11.13%) Linux
23 211 (10.97%) TDD
24 208 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
25 206 (10.71%) Oracle
26 200 (10.40%) SQL Server
26 200 (10.40%) CSS
27 194 (10.09%) Degree
27 194 (10.09%) AngularJS

Finance
Top Related 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 87 (4.52%) JBoss
2 61 (3.17%) Mule
3 59 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 52 (2.70%) Mule ESB
5 48 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 42 (2.18%) WebLogic
7 40 (2.08%) Apache
8 37 (1.92%) CMS
8 37 (1.92%) MS Exchange
9 34 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 31 (1.61%) Confluence
11 23 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (1.04%) Alfresco
13 18 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.88%) Joomla!
14 17 (0.88%) SAS
15 12 (0.62%) IIS
15 12 (0.62%) NServiceBus
16 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 131 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.69%) MS Office
3 35 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.83%) MS Project
6 9 (0.47%) SPSS
7 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.26%) InVision
8 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.052%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.052%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 217 (11.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 48 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (1.61%) Oracle ASCP
4 20 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
5 18 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (0.83%) SAP CO
7 16 (0.83%) SAP FI
7 16 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.68%) SAP FI-AP
9 13 (0.68%) SAP FI-AR
10 12 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.62%) SAP BPC
11 11 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.52%) SAP PS
12 10 (0.52%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
14 6 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 133 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 89 (4.63%) SaaS
3 58 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.30%) GitHub
6 20 (1.04%) Office 365
7 9 (0.47%) IaaS
7 9 (0.47%) PaaS
8 8 (0.42%) Lucidchart
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.16%) Heroku
10 3 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.052%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.052%) Route 53
12 1 (0.052%) Slack
12 1 (0.052%) Trello
12 1 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.91%) Firewall
2 43 (2.24%) HTTP
3 41 (2.13%) WAN
4 38 (1.98%) LAN
5 35 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.61%) Internet
7 24 (1.25%) FTP
8 21 (1.09%) VPN
9 18 (0.94%) SSH
10 17 (0.88%) DNS
11 16 (0.83%) Wireless
12 15 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (0.73%) DHCP
13 14 (0.73%) SAN
14 13 (0.68%) MPLS
14 13 (0.68%) VoIP
15 12 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.52%) HTTPS
16 10 (0.52%) SMS
16 10 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.40%) MongoDB
3 113 (5.88%) Big Data
4 110 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 62 (3.22%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (2.86%) MySQL
8 47 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 46 (2.39%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (1.25%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.04%) DB2
16 19 (0.99%) MS Access
16 19 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
17 18 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
18 17 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 132 (6.86%) Git (software)
2 126 (6.55%) JIRA
3 109 (5.67%) Jenkins
4 91 (4.73%) JUnit
5 82 (4.26%) Selenium
6 79 (4.11%) Maven
7 64 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 56 (2.91%) Subversion
9 42 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 41 (2.13%) IntelliJ
11 40 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (1.72%) Mockito
13 30 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (1.09%) SonarQube
15 19 (0.99%) Visual Studio
16 17 (0.88%) SoapUI
17 15 (0.78%) Bugzilla
18 14 (0.73%) Calabash
18 14 (0.73%) Vagrant
19 13 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 459 (23.87%) Telecoms
2 326 (16.95%) Banking
3 323 (16.80%) Manufacturing
4 313 (16.28%) Marketing
5 246 (12.79%) Retail
6 221 (11.49%) Electronics
7 40 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.56%) Games
8 30 (1.56%) Legal
9 19 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.94%) Advertising
11 17 (0.88%) Back Office
12 14 (0.73%) German Language
13 13 (0.68%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.62%) Publishing
15 11 (0.57%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.57%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.52%) Military
17 9 (0.47%) Law
18 8 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 538 (27.98%) Developer
2 363 (18.88%) Analyst
3 196 (10.19%) Java Developer
4 163 (8.48%) Business Analyst
5 158 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 152 (7.90%) Architect
7 142 (7.38%) .NET Developer
8 99 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 84 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 74 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (3.28%) Consultant
11 63 (3.28%) Lead Developer
12 61 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (3.02%) Senior Manager
14 56 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
15 53 (2.76%) Administrator
16 51 (2.65%) Software Developer
17 49 (2.55%) Development Manager
18 48 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
19 44 (2.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (16.22%) .NET
2 274 (14.25%) HTML
3 200 (10.40%) CSS
4 194 (10.09%) AngularJS
5 181 (9.41%) XML
6 165 (8.58%) Spring
7 156 (8.11%) Web Services
8 138 (7.18%) REST
9 132 (6.86%) SOAP
10 129 (6.71%) ASP.NET
11 108 (5.62%) Hibernate
12 92 (4.78%) HTML5
13 91 (4.73%) Spring MVC
14 84 (4.37%) JSON
15 82 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (3.69%) Apache Camel
17 70 (3.64%) Spring Integration
18 67 (3.48%) JPA
19 66 (3.43%) .NET Framework
19 66 (3.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 163 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.37%) Computer Science
3 76 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 66 (3.43%) User Experience
5 47 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 42 (2.18%) Mobile App
7 39 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.51%) Fintech
9 25 (1.30%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (0.99%) AS400
12 18 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
12 18 (0.94%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.83%) NHS
14 13 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.62%) iSeries
16 11 (0.57%) Derivative
16 11 (0.57%) Online Games
17 10 (0.52%) DataPower
17 10 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 214 (11.13%) Linux
2 150 (7.80%) Windows
3 98 (5.10%) Unix
4 41 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.56%) Android
7 21 (1.09%) AIX
8 16 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 16 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.68%) CentOS
10 11 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.21%) Solaris
13 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (16.90%) Project Management
3 310 (16.12%) Business Intelligence
4 292 (15.18%) Scrum
5 266 (13.83%) Programme Management
6 245 (12.74%) MVC
7 222 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 211 (10.97%) TDD
9 208 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 186 (9.67%) SDLC
11 174 (9.05%) ITIL
12 151 (7.85%) BDD
13 127 (6.60%) PRINCE2
14 123 (6.40%) Software Engineering
15 110 (5.72%) Waterfall
16 109 (5.67%) E-Commerce
17 100 (5.20%) Kanban
18 98 (5.10%) ERP
19 96 (4.99%) Business Analysis
20 95 (4.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 441 (22.93%) Java
2 419 (21.79%) SQL
3 302 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 264 (13.73%) C#
5 82 (4.26%) Python
6 76 (3.95%) PHP
7 53 (2.76%) PowerShell
8 50 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 48 (2.50%) C++
10 47 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 39 (2.03%) C
12 34 (1.77%) VBA
13 28 (1.46%) Perl
14 25 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.20%) Go
16 21 (1.09%) Delphi
16 21 (1.09%) Ruby
17 17 (0.88%) Pascal
18 16 (0.83%) Bash Shell
19 12 (0.62%) RPG
Qualifications
1 194 (10.09%) Degree
2 140 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 96 (4.99%) ISEB
4 77 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 55 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 53 (2.76%) DV Cleared
7 27 (1.40%) CISSP
8 23 (1.20%) PMP
9 22 (1.14%) APMP
10 21 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (0.99%) CISM
12 19 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (0.88%) CEH
13 17 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.83%) ACCA
15 15 (0.78%) PhD
16 14 (0.73%) CISA
17 13 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.48%) QA
2 45 (2.34%) SLA
3 29 (1.51%) PMO
4 18 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.47%) COBIT
7 9 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.10%) GPG13
9 2 (0.10%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.10%) WCAG
10 1 (0.052%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.052%) FATCA
10 1 (0.052%) ISO19770
10 1 (0.052%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.052%) MISRA
10 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.052%) SEPA
10 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.04%) Docker
4 10 (0.52%) Snort
5 7 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) KVM
7 3 (0.16%) NDS
7 3 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.052%) Squid
8 1 (0.052%) vCloud
8 1 (0.052%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (1.30%) Nagios
2 18 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.73%) Puppet
5 7 (0.36%) Ansible
6 6 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.31%) SCCM
6 6 (0.31%) WSUS
7 5 (0.26%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.21%) RSA enVision
9 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.16%) Nessus
9 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.16%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 265 (13.78%) SAP
2 246 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 206 (10.71%) Oracle
4 52 (2.70%) Apple
5 51 (2.65%) VMware
6 40 (2.08%) IBM
7 34 (1.77%) HP
8 32 (1.66%) Adobe
9 29 (1.51%) Cisco
10 23 (1.20%) Citrix
11 21 (1.09%) Coverity
12 19 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 19 (0.99%) Sage
13 17 (0.88%) Cadence
14 16 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.78%) Avaya
15 15 (0.78%) Informatica
16 13 (0.68%) Sitecore
17 12 (0.62%) IFS
18 11 (0.57%) Google
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