Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,253 1,667 1,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.35% 16.61% 15.19%
As % of the General category 44.91% 47.99% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 1,423 1,252
South West median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £29,675 £29,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 2,790 3,474 3,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.18% 34.61% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 2,731 2,827
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 -2 405 £45,000 -10.00% 105
Gloucestershire -6 253 £50,000 +5.26% 34
Wiltshire +1 211 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Dorset +1 173 £40,000 -5.88% 28
Somerset +27 140 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Devon +6 41 £35,000 -22.22% 24
Cornwall +3 3 £25,500 -27.14% 7
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 417 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (22.75%) Business Intelligence
3 268 (21.39%) Marketing
4 259 (20.67%) Microsoft
5 254 (20.27%) SAP
6 233 (18.60%) Public Sector
7 231 (18.44%) Telecoms
8 230 (18.36%) SQL
9 221 (17.64%) Manufacturing
10 211 (16.84%) JavaScript
11 210 (16.76%) Programme Management
12 207 (16.52%) Electronics
13 206 (16.44%) Digital Marketing
14 187 (14.92%) Azure
15 174 (13.89%) Degree
16 154 (12.29%) C#
17 151 (12.05%) SQL Server
18 150 (11.97%) Linux
19 146 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
20 142 (11.33%) Scrum
21 136 (10.85%) AngularJS
22 133 (10.61%) Windows
22 133 (10.61%) Java
23 132 (10.53%) Retail
24 131 (10.45%) .NET
24 131 (10.45%) Project Management
25 129 (10.30%) AWS
26 124 (9.90%) Python
27 123 (9.82%) DevOps
28 122 (9.74%) ITIL

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 49 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 37 (2.95%) CMS
3 35 (2.79%) Confluence
4 20 (1.60%) Drupal
5 18 (1.44%) WordPress
6 16 (1.28%) OpenStack
7 14 (1.12%) Apache
8 13 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.72%) IIS
12 8 (0.64%) JBoss
13 6 (0.48%) SAS
13 6 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.32%) nginx
14 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.32%) WildFly
15 2 (0.16%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 47 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.24%) PlantUML
5 3 (0.24%) Sketch
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.16%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.080%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.080%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.080%) Revit
7 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 11 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.56%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.48%) Primavera
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.32%) Raiser's Edge
9 4 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 187 (14.92%) Azure
2 129 (10.30%) AWS
3 88 (7.02%) Office 365
4 58 (4.63%) GCP
5 55 (4.39%) Power Platform
6 46 (3.67%) SaaS
7 31 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
8 17 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (1.20%) OpenShift
9 15 (1.20%) PaaS
10 13 (1.04%) npm
11 11 (0.88%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (0.72%) GitHub
13 8 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.56%) Azure Stack
14 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.56%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.35%) Firewall
2 58 (4.63%) DNS
3 29 (2.31%) LAN
3 29 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.08%) Internet
5 25 (2.00%) VPN
6 24 (1.92%) DHCP
6 24 (1.92%) WAN
7 23 (1.84%) DMZ
8 22 (1.76%) Network Security
9 18 (1.44%) Skype
10 16 (1.28%) SAN
11 11 (0.88%) NAS
12 10 (0.80%) NetScaler
13 9 (0.72%) VLAN
13 9 (0.72%) Wireshark
14 8 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.56%) SSL
15 7 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.87%) MySQL
3 54 (4.31%) Power BI
4 48 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.08%) Big Data
9 22 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 18 (1.44%) BigQuery
13 15 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.20%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.04%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 83 (6.62%) JIRA
2 53 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (2.08%) Selenium
5 25 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (1.84%) Bitbucket
7 15 (1.20%) Subversion
7 15 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.04%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (0.96%) webpack
10 11 (0.88%) Maven
11 9 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.72%) JUnit
11 9 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 9 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.64%) TestRail
13 7 (0.56%) IntelliJ
14 6 (0.48%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 268 (21.39%) Marketing
2 233 (18.60%) Public Sector
3 231 (18.44%) Telecoms
4 221 (17.64%) Manufacturing
5 207 (16.52%) Electronics
6 132 (10.53%) Retail
7 62 (4.95%) Legal
8 46 (3.67%) Automotive
9 36 (2.87%) Banking
9 36 (2.87%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.39%) Law
11 14 (1.12%) Local Government
12 9 (0.72%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.72%) Back Office
12 9 (0.72%) Billing
13 6 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.40%) Police
15 4 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Games
17 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 301 (24.02%) Developer
2 189 (15.08%) Analyst
3 88 (7.02%) .NET Developer
4 74 (5.91%) Senior Developer
5 70 (5.59%) Architect
6 61 (4.87%) Project Manager
7 59 (4.71%) C# Developer
7 59 (4.71%) Consultant
7 59 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 53 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 52 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (4.15%) Support Engineer
10 43 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 41 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
12 38 (3.03%) Software Engineer
13 37 (2.95%) .NET Software Developer
14 33 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (2.39%) IT Support
16 29 (2.31%) Administrator
16 29 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (10.85%) AngularJS
2 131 (10.45%) .NET
3 102 (8.14%) HTML
4 99 (7.90%) CSS
5 85 (6.78%) Web Services
6 83 (6.62%) React
7 66 (5.27%) ASP.NET
7 66 (5.27%) SOAP
8 64 (5.11%) Node.js
9 59 (4.71%) jQuery
10 55 (4.39%) REST
11 54 (4.31%) .NET Core
12 48 (3.83%) RESTful
13 43 (3.43%) HTML5
14 40 (3.19%) Vue.js
15 38 (3.03%) XML
16 36 (2.87%) Sass
17 33 (2.63%) JSON
18 29 (2.31%) WCF
19 26 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 108 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 54 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 31 (2.47%) User Experience
7 26 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 19 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.80%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.72%) Clustering
14 9 (0.72%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.97%) Linux
2 133 (10.61%) Windows
3 74 (5.91%) Unix
4 50 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.92%) CentOS
6 21 (1.68%) Solaris
7 19 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.20%) Android
9 14 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.04%) Debian
10 13 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 13 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) HPUX
15 3 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.24%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (22.75%) Business Intelligence
3 210 (16.76%) Programme Management
4 206 (16.44%) Digital Marketing
5 146 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
6 142 (11.33%) Scrum
7 131 (10.45%) Project Management
8 123 (9.82%) DevOps
9 122 (9.74%) ITIL
10 103 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 95 (7.58%) Software Engineering
12 88 (7.02%) Project Delivery
13 83 (6.62%) TDD
14 81 (6.46%) Fintech
15 78 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 73 (5.83%) CRM
17 70 (5.59%) Computer Science
18 68 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (5.43%) Migration
19 67 (5.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 230 (18.36%) SQL
2 211 (16.84%) JavaScript
3 154 (12.29%) C#
4 133 (10.61%) Java
5 124 (9.90%) Python
6 71 (5.67%) C++
7 67 (5.35%) C
8 60 (4.79%) PHP
9 48 (3.83%) TypeScript
10 33 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 33 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 32 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.60%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.36%) VBA
14 15 (1.20%) Go
15 13 (1.04%) PHP 7
16 12 (0.96%) Apple Swift
16 12 (0.96%) Perl
17 10 (0.80%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 174 (13.89%) Degree
2 101 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 50 (3.99%) DV Cleared
5 35 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (2.23%) CISSP
7 25 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.52%) CISM
8 19 (1.52%) RHCE
9 18 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.12%) MCSE
11 12 (0.96%) MCP
12 11 (0.88%) Postgraduate
13 10 (0.80%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (0.80%) HND
13 10 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
14 9 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 41 (3.27%) QA
2 23 (1.84%) PMO
3 20 (1.60%) SLA
4 19 (1.52%) GDPR
5 14 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 12 (0.96%) NIST
8 10 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (0.72%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.72%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.32%) ISO 15022
10 4 (0.32%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.24%) RMADS
12 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.16%) P3O
13 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.080%) TickIT
System Software
1 92 (7.34%) Active Directory
1 92 (7.34%) Docker
2 47 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 42 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.80%) XenApp
5 9 (0.72%) vSphere
6 7 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.16%) Xen
11 1 (0.080%) HDFS
11 1 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 59 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.19%) Ansible
3 36 (2.87%) Puppet
4 34 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.68%) SCCM
6 18 (1.44%) SCOM
7 17 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (1.28%) Terraform
9 13 (1.04%) Mesos
9 13 (1.04%) Packer
10 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 12 (0.96%) WSUS
10 12 (0.96%) yum
11 10 (0.80%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.64%) Kibana
13 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.56%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 259 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 254 (20.27%) SAP
3 97 (7.74%) Oracle
4 59 (4.71%) Google
5 50 (3.99%) VMware
6 34 (2.71%) Tableau
7 29 (2.31%) Apple
8 28 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 27 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.92%) Veeam
12 22 (1.76%) Cisco
13 16 (1.28%) MuleSoft
14 15 (1.20%) SaltStack
14 15 (1.20%) Teradata
15 14 (1.12%) Splunk
16 13 (1.04%) Citrix
16 13 (1.04%) SolarWinds
17 10 (0.80%) Concur
18 9 (0.72%) 3PAR