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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / South West
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 837 1055 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.96% 18.59% 17.75%
As % of the General category 48.89% 49.37% 48.11%
Number of salaries quoted 680 852 834
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 1712 2137 2280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 32.65% 37.65% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 1710 1681
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,151
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +1 316 £45,000 +1.98% 91
Wiltshire -2 176 £45,000 -4.87% 29
Gloucestershire 0 162 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Somerset -10 66 £42,500 +10.38% 12
Dorset -10 51 £40,550 +8.13% 16
Devon -6 34 £33,838 -51.66% 4
Cornwall +11 18 £45,000 +74.75% 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 822 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (22.64%) Telecoms
3 405 (21.83%) Java
4 402 (21.67%) SQL
5 317 (17.09%) Project Management
6 314 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
7 310 (16.71%) Manufacturing
8 298 (16.06%) Banking
9 291 (15.69%) Marketing
10 290 (15.63%) .NET
11 288 (15.53%) Scrum
12 283 (15.26%) JavaScript
13 252 (13.58%) SAP
14 249 (13.42%) C#
15 247 (13.32%) Programme Management
16 245 (13.21%) HTML
17 239 (12.88%) MVC
18 236 (12.72%) Microsoft
19 230 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 219 (11.81%) Electronics
21 216 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
22 214 (11.54%) TDD
22 214 (11.54%) Linux
23 212 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
24 211 (11.37%) Retail
25 198 (10.67%) Oracle
26 189 (10.19%) SQL Server
26 189 (10.19%) Degree
27 186 (10.03%) CSS
28 181 (9.76%) XML

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 78 (4.20%) JBoss
2 65 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 63 (3.40%) Mule
4 54 (2.91%) Mule ESB
5 42 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 39 (2.10%) Apache
7 35 (1.89%) Confluence
7 35 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 34 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 32 (1.73%) CMS
10 29 (1.56%) SharePoint
11 23 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (0.92%) SAS
13 14 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 14 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.70%) Joomla!
15 11 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.59%) IIS
16 10 (0.54%) nginx
17 8 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 73 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.32%) SPSS
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
8 2 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 212 (11.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (1.51%) Oracle ASCP
4 19 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
6 16 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.65%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.65%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
8 11 (0.59%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.59%) SAP FI-AP
8 11 (0.59%) SAP FI-AR
9 10 (0.54%) SAP PS
9 10 (0.54%) SAP SD
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 135 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.26%) SaaS
3 60 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.08%) GitHub
6 19 (1.02%) Office 365
7 9 (0.49%) IaaS
7 9 (0.49%) PaaS
8 7 (0.38%) Lucidchart
9 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) Heroku
12 1 (0.054%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.054%) Slack
12 1 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.054%) TestFlight
12 1 (0.054%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.48%) HTTP
2 41 (2.21%) WAN
3 38 (2.05%) Firewall
4 35 (1.89%) LAN
5 32 (1.73%) Internet
6 30 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 22 (1.19%) VPN
8 19 (1.02%) SSH
9 16 (0.86%) MPLS
9 16 (0.86%) SAN
10 15 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
10 15 (0.81%) Wireless
11 14 (0.75%) FTP
12 13 (0.70%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.59%) DNS
13 11 (0.59%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.54%) SMS
14 10 (0.54%) SMTP
14 10 (0.54%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 102 (5.50%) NoSQL
4 95 (5.12%) Big Data
5 71 (3.83%) Relational Database
6 62 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 49 (2.64%) MySQL
9 45 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 39 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
14 20 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.86%) Hadoop
16 16 (0.86%) MS Access
17 13 (0.70%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 137 (7.39%) JIRA
2 136 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 107 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 92 (4.96%) JUnit
5 80 (4.31%) Selenium
6 77 (4.15%) Maven
7 66 (3.56%) Cucumber
8 56 (3.02%) Subversion
9 43 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (2.26%) IntelliJ
11 40 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 33 (1.78%) Mockito
13 27 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
14 21 (1.13%) SonarQube
14 21 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 16 (0.86%) Calabash
16 15 (0.81%) Bugzilla
16 15 (0.81%) SoapUI
17 14 (0.75%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.70%) Gradle
General
1 420 (22.64%) Telecoms
2 310 (16.71%) Manufacturing
3 298 (16.06%) Banking
4 291 (15.69%) Marketing
5 219 (11.81%) Electronics
6 211 (11.37%) Retail
7 41 (2.21%) Legal
8 35 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.46%) Games
10 20 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.92%) Advertising
12 14 (0.75%) Military
13 12 (0.65%) Back Office
13 12 (0.65%) German Language
13 12 (0.65%) Law
14 11 (0.59%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.54%) Publishing
16 9 (0.49%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.43%) Automotive
18 7 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 498 (26.85%) Developer
2 371 (20.00%) Analyst
3 183 (9.87%) Java Developer
4 166 (8.95%) Project Manager
5 163 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 145 (7.82%) Architect
7 137 (7.39%) .NET Developer
8 95 (5.12%) Senior Developer
9 81 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 72 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 71 (3.83%) Consultant
12 60 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (3.13%) Lead Developer
14 53 (2.86%) Software Developer
15 49 (2.64%) Development Manager
16 47 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
16 47 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
17 46 (2.48%) Administrator
18 44 (2.37%) Senior Manager
18 44 (2.37%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (15.63%) .NET
2 245 (13.21%) HTML
3 186 (10.03%) CSS
4 181 (9.76%) XML
5 177 (9.54%) AngularJS
6 155 (8.36%) Spring
7 143 (7.71%) Web Services
8 133 (7.17%) REST
9 125 (6.74%) SOAP
10 118 (6.36%) ASP.NET
11 108 (5.82%) Hibernate
12 93 (5.01%) Spring MVC
13 91 (4.91%) JSON
14 77 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 76 (4.10%) HTML5
16 75 (4.04%) JPA
17 73 (3.94%) Apache Camel
18 68 (3.67%) Spring Integration
19 66 (3.56%) .NET Framework
20 59 (3.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 171 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 68 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 59 (3.18%) User Experience
6 39 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 33 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.62%) Fintech
10 22 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 21 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (1.02%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.86%) NHS
14 15 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
15 13 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.65%) AS400
17 11 (0.59%) DataPower
18 9 (0.49%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 7 (0.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 214 (11.54%) Linux
2 144 (7.76%) Windows
3 96 (5.18%) Unix
4 42 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.46%) Android
7 20 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.97%) AIX
9 17 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.59%) CentOS
10 11 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Solaris
13 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (44.31%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (17.09%) Project Management
3 314 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
4 288 (15.53%) Scrum
5 247 (13.32%) Programme Management
6 239 (12.88%) MVC
7 230 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 216 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
9 214 (11.54%) TDD
10 169 (9.11%) SDLC
11 160 (8.63%) ITIL
12 153 (8.25%) BDD
13 132 (7.12%) PRINCE2
14 112 (6.04%) Software Engineering
15 107 (5.77%) Kanban
16 104 (5.61%) Waterfall
17 97 (5.23%) Business Analysis
18 96 (5.18%) Mentoring
19 95 (5.12%) ERP
20 92 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 405 (21.83%) Java
2 402 (21.67%) SQL
3 283 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 249 (13.42%) C#
5 81 (4.37%) Python
6 67 (3.61%) PHP
7 53 (2.86%) C++
7 53 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.70%) C
9 47 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 44 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 33 (1.78%) Perl
12 29 (1.56%) VBA
13 28 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.29%) Ruby
15 22 (1.19%) Go
16 20 (1.08%) Delphi
17 16 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.70%) Pascal
19 11 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (10.19%) Degree
2 130 (7.01%) Security Cleared
3 102 (5.50%) ISEB
4 82 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 53 (2.86%) ISTQB
6 48 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 33 (1.78%) PMP
8 24 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 23 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.13%) CISSP
12 20 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.92%) APMP
15 16 (0.86%) CEH
16 15 (0.81%) ACCA
17 13 (0.70%) PhD
17 13 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (0.70%) SANS
18 11 (0.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.88%) QA
2 46 (2.48%) SLA
3 26 (1.40%) PMO
4 21 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.59%) COBIT
7 10 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.27%) RMADS
9 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.22%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.16%) ISO19770
11 2 (0.11%) Basel II
11 2 (0.11%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.11%) GPG13
11 2 (0.11%) MISRA
11 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) WCAG
12 1 (0.054%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.054%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.08%) Docker
4 13 (0.70%) Snort
5 8 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.16%) NDS
8 3 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.054%) KVM
9 1 (0.054%) Squid
9 1 (0.054%) vCloud
9 1 (0.054%) vSphere
9 1 (0.054%) Xen
9 1 (0.054%) XenApp
9 1 (0.054%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.13%) Nagios
2 18 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.65%) Puppet
5 7 (0.38%) Ansible
5 7 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.32%) SCCM
6 6 (0.32%) WSUS
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.27%) RSA enVision
7 5 (0.27%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.16%) Nessus
9 3 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.11%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.054%) Graphite
Vendors
1 252 (13.58%) SAP
2 236 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 198 (10.67%) Oracle
4 54 (2.91%) Apple
5 53 (2.86%) VMware
6 37 (1.99%) IBM
7 35 (1.89%) HP
8 33 (1.78%) Cisco
9 31 (1.67%) Adobe
10 26 (1.40%) Sage
11 24 (1.29%) Citrix
12 21 (1.13%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.13%) Coverity
13 16 (0.86%) Cadence
14 15 (0.81%) Informatica
14 15 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.59%) JD Edwards
15 11 (0.59%) Teradata
16 10 (0.54%) Avaya
17 9 (0.49%) CheckPoint
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Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cornwall
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: NA
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Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
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Dorset
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Somerset
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
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Buckfastleigh, Devon
Webrecruit
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