Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,846 1,921 1,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.93% 18.93% 17.50%
As % of the General category 50.69% 56.35% 50.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,496 1,558
South West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,913 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £69,625 £67,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 3,642 3,409 3,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.38% 33.60% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,871 2,728 2,993
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,981 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 0 780 £45,500 -4.21% 174
Gloucestershire -3 330 £47,500 +5.56% 41
Dorset +7 301 £45,000 +20.00% 48
Wiltshire -8 251 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Somerset 0 104 £45,000 +7.14% 27
Cornwall +14 40 £34,000 -20.93% 8
Devon -3 20 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 725 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
3 387 (20.96%) Marketing
4 375 (20.31%) Telecoms
5 370 (20.04%) Microsoft
6 369 (19.99%) C#
7 368 (19.93%) Manufacturing
8 360 (19.50%) SAP
9 355 (19.23%) Programme Management
10 342 (18.53%) Digital Marketing
11 338 (18.31%) .NET
12 334 (18.09%) Electronics
13 320 (17.33%) JavaScript
14 310 (16.79%) SQL
15 290 (15.71%) Scrum
16 252 (13.65%) HTML
17 245 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 243 (13.16%) Java
19 235 (12.73%) Project Management
20 232 (12.57%) CSS
20 232 (12.57%) SQL Server
21 215 (11.65%) Degree
22 211 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
23 196 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
24 193 (10.46%) TDD
25 191 (10.35%) Windows
26 190 (10.29%) MVC
27 189 (10.24%) Oracle
28 187 (10.13%) ASP.NET
29 170 (9.21%) 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 66 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.79%) Apache
3 29 (1.57%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.57%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.25%) Confluence
5 19 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 17 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (0.87%) CMS
7 16 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.87%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.65%) JBoss
9 10 (0.54%) IIS
10 9 (0.49%) Mule
10 9 (0.49%) Mule ESB
11 8 (0.43%) Drupal
11 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.27%) SAS
13 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 131 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 85 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
4 84 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.054%) InDesign
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.054%) InVision
8 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.054%) Pixate
8 1 (0.054%) Revit
8 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.87%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.38%) SAP Business One
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
9 5 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.16%) Sage 500
11 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 136 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (3.03%) SaaS
4 53 (2.87%) Office 365
5 24 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.81%) PaaS
8 12 (0.65%) IaaS
9 11 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.49%) GitHub
10 9 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.43%) G Suite
11 8 (0.43%) Slack
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.22%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.73%) DNS
2 30 (1.63%) WAN
3 29 (1.57%) Internet
4 25 (1.35%) LAN
5 24 (1.30%) Skype
6 21 (1.14%) DHCP
6 21 (1.14%) Network Security
7 19 (1.03%) Firewall
8 14 (0.76%) SSH
9 13 (0.70%) SMS
9 13 (0.70%) SNMP
9 13 (0.70%) VPN
10 12 (0.65%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 10 (0.54%) SSL
11 10 (0.54%) VLAN
11 10 (0.54%) WLAN
12 9 (0.49%) IPsec
12 9 (0.49%) IPv4
12 9 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.68%) MySQL
3 65 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 37 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (1.90%) Big Data
7 32 (1.73%) Power BI
8 30 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
14 21 (1.14%) QlikView
15 20 (1.08%) Data Lake
16 17 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.92%) MariaDB
17 16 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 15 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 103 (5.58%) JIRA
2 97 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 68 (3.68%) Selenium
4 58 (3.14%) JUnit
5 55 (2.98%) Jenkins
6 51 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (1.68%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.57%) Protractor
9 28 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 27 (1.46%) TestNG
11 26 (1.41%) Visual Studio
12 20 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
13 19 (1.03%) PHPUnit
13 19 (1.03%) Subversion
14 17 (0.92%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.81%) Ant
15 15 (0.81%) Maven
16 12 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.65%) TeamCity
17 11 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 387 (20.96%) Marketing
2 375 (20.31%) Telecoms
3 368 (19.93%) Manufacturing
4 334 (18.09%) Electronics
5 154 (8.34%) Retail
6 50 (2.71%) Banking
7 34 (1.84%) Billing
8 33 (1.79%) Advertising
9 30 (1.63%) Back Office
10 25 (1.35%) Legal
11 17 (0.92%) Law
12 12 (0.65%) Automotive
13 9 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.49%) Local Government
14 8 (0.43%) Games
15 7 (0.38%) Military
16 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.27%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.22%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 468 (25.35%) Developer
2 312 (16.90%) Analyst
3 167 (9.05%) .NET Developer
4 163 (8.83%) Project Manager
5 133 (7.20%) Business Analyst
6 124 (6.72%) Architect
7 119 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 115 (6.23%) Java Developer
9 94 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 93 (5.04%) Software Developer
11 74 (4.01%) Senior Developer
12 72 (3.90%) Consultant
13 53 (2.87%) .NET Software Developer
14 48 (2.60%) C# Software Developer
15 46 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
16 45 (2.44%) PHP Developer
17 44 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
17 44 (2.38%) Senior Manager
18 43 (2.33%) Service Manager
19 37 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (18.31%) .NET
2 252 (13.65%) HTML
3 232 (12.57%) CSS
4 187 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 149 (8.07%) AngularJS
6 135 (7.31%) Web Services
7 103 (5.58%) jQuery
8 87 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 87 (4.71%) XML
9 82 (4.44%) Spring
10 78 (4.23%) SOAP
11 76 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (3.74%) REST
13 68 (3.68%) React
14 67 (3.63%) Node.js
15 66 (3.58%) Spring MVC
16 57 (3.09%) HTML5
17 56 (3.03%) RESTful
18 50 (2.71%) WCF
19 38 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 196 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 104 (5.63%) Fintech
4 82 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 76 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 61 (3.30%) User Experience
7 52 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 19 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 17 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.43%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.38%) Device Driver
17 6 (0.33%) Clustering
17 6 (0.33%) FMCG
17 6 (0.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 191 (10.35%) Windows
2 135 (7.31%) Linux
3 52 (2.82%) Unix
4 42 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 28 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 27 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.87%) Android
7 16 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.49%) Solaris
12 8 (0.43%) Debian
13 6 (0.33%) CentOS
13 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.054%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
3 355 (19.23%) Programme Management
4 342 (18.53%) Digital Marketing
5 290 (15.71%) Scrum
6 245 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 235 (12.73%) Project Management
8 211 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 193 (10.46%) TDD
10 190 (10.29%) MVC
11 170 (9.21%) ITIL
12 157 (8.50%) PRINCE2
13 133 (7.20%) SDLC
14 126 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
15 124 (6.72%) Test Automation
15 124 (6.72%) Waterfall
16 105 (5.69%) Software Engineering
17 104 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
18 103 (5.58%) Collaborative Working
19 99 (5.36%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 369 (19.99%) C#
2 320 (17.33%) JavaScript
3 310 (16.79%) SQL
4 243 (13.16%) Java
5 159 (8.61%) Python
6 113 (6.12%) C
7 73 (3.95%) PHP
8 58 (3.14%) C++
9 57 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 49 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 39 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 38 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 32 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 28 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.35%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.19%) Perl
17 19 (1.03%) Ruby
18 16 (0.87%) R
19 15 (0.81%) Go
20 13 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 215 (11.65%) Degree
2 149 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 125 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 82 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (2.71%) DV Cleared
6 48 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 33 (1.79%) APMP
9 24 (1.30%) PMP
10 20 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.81%) ISEB
11 15 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.81%) Postgraduate
12 12 (0.65%) ACCA
12 12 (0.65%) CIMA
12 12 (0.65%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.65%) PhD
13 11 (0.60%) CISSP
14 10 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.55%) PMO
2 79 (4.28%) QA
3 50 (2.71%) SLA
4 47 (2.55%) GDPR
5 28 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.16%) COBIT
10 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.16%) WCAG
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.11%) RMADS
12 1 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.054%) P3O
12 1 (0.054%) PSD2
System Software
1 63 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.71%) Docker
2 50 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.22%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.22%) Xen
6 3 (0.16%) Firmware
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.054%) Snort
8 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (1.08%) Puppet
1 20 (1.08%) SCCM
2 19 (1.03%) Ansible
3 13 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.54%) Galera Cluster
4 10 (0.54%) Nagios
5 7 (0.38%) Cacti
6 6 (0.33%) SCOM
6 6 (0.33%) WSUS
7 5 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.27%) Terraform
8 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.054%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 370 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 360 (19.50%) SAP
3 189 (10.24%) Oracle
4 58 (3.14%) VMware
5 37 (2.00%) Cisco
6 31 (1.68%) Google
7 28 (1.52%) Tableau
8 23 (1.25%) Apple
8 23 (1.25%) Informatica
9 21 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.08%) CheckPoint
10 20 (1.08%) Citrix
10 20 (1.08%) Cognos
11 18 (0.98%) IBM
12 16 (0.87%) Teradata
13 15 (0.81%) Ab Initio
13 15 (0.81%) Netezza
13 15 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.70%) Juniper
14 13 (0.70%) Sage