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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1004 909 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.95% 17.35% 17.22%
As % of the General category 54.83% 48.04% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 763 734 808
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 1831 1892 2163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.55% 36.11% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1524 1675
Median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.58% +5.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +3 405 £42,500 -5.55% 85
Gloucestershire +3 203 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Wiltshire -1 185 £45,000 -10.00% 34
Somerset +1 84 £42,000 +12.00% 10
Dorset -11 59 £33,000 -10.81% 10
Devon -10 28 £36,742 -33.19% 7
Cornwall +15 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 830 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (28.10%) Telecoms
3 491 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
4 487 (25.06%) Marketing
5 484 (24.91%) Manufacturing
6 452 (23.26%) SAP
7 433 (22.29%) Programme Management
8 424 (21.82%) Electronics
9 414 (21.31%) Digital Marketing
10 413 (21.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 405 (20.84%) Java
12 400 (20.59%) SQL
13 346 (17.81%) JavaScript
14 335 (17.24%) Scrum
15 309 (15.90%) HTML
16 280 (14.41%) MVC
17 276 (14.20%) Microsoft
18 270 (13.90%) Project Management
18 270 (13.90%) .NET
19 261 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 258 (13.28%) CSS
21 255 (13.12%) C#
22 239 (12.30%) Linux
23 234 (12.04%) Banking
24 230 (11.84%) TDD
25 225 (11.58%) XML
26 216 (11.12%) SQL Server
27 209 (10.76%) Degree
28 202 (10.40%) Git (software)
29 191 (9.83%) Analytical Skills

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 83 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 70 (3.60%) JBoss
3 65 (3.35%) Mule
4 62 (3.19%) Confluence
5 55 (2.83%) Mule ESB
6 39 (2.01%) Apache
7 37 (1.90%) CMS
8 34 (1.75%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.39%) SharePoint
10 26 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 22 (1.13%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.82%) IIS
13 16 (0.82%) SAS
14 15 (0.77%) nginx
15 12 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.57%) Jetty
17 9 (0.46%) Alfresco
18 7 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 89 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.31%) SPSS
9 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.10%) InVision
12 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 413 (21.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
6 13 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (0.51%) Oracle ASCP
8 8 (0.41%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.41%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.36%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.26%) Endur
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.26%) Sage X3
10 5 (0.26%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.21%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
12 3 (0.15%) SAP PS
12 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 164 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (3.71%) SaaS
4 65 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (1.80%) GitHub
6 22 (1.13%) Office 365
7 15 (0.77%) IaaS
7 15 (0.77%) PaaS
8 11 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.41%) Google Play
10 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.21%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.10%) Heroku
13 2 (0.10%) Lucidchart
14 1 (0.051%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 1 (0.051%) TestFlight
14 1 (0.051%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.37%) HTTP
2 35 (1.80%) Internet
3 33 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 31 (1.60%) WAN
5 26 (1.34%) Firewall
6 25 (1.29%) LAN
7 22 (1.13%) VPN
8 16 (0.82%) SSH
8 16 (0.82%) Wireless
9 15 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (0.72%) MPLS
11 13 (0.67%) SAN
12 12 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.57%) SSL
14 10 (0.51%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.46%) DHCP
16 8 (0.41%) DNS
16 8 (0.41%) IP Telephony
16 8 (0.41%) SMTP
16 8 (0.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 109 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 103 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 73 (3.76%) MySQL
6 70 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 60 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (2.73%) Big Data
9 47 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.62%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 202 (10.40%) Git (software)
2 180 (9.26%) JIRA
3 104 (5.35%) JUnit
4 102 (5.25%) Jenkins
5 76 (3.91%) Selenium
6 67 (3.45%) Subversion
7 64 (3.29%) IntelliJ
8 63 (3.24%) Maven
9 59 (3.04%) Cucumber
10 49 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (1.75%) Visual Studio
13 31 (1.60%) Mockito
13 31 (1.60%) TeamCity
14 25 (1.29%) Mercurial
14 25 (1.29%) SoapUI
15 23 (1.18%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.87%) SonarQube
17 14 (0.72%) Gradle
17 14 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 546 (28.10%) Telecoms
2 487 (25.06%) Marketing
3 484 (24.91%) Manufacturing
4 424 (21.82%) Electronics
5 234 (12.04%) Banking
6 161 (8.29%) Retail
7 51 (2.62%) Legal
8 33 (1.70%) Games
9 28 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.08%) Law
11 18 (0.93%) Advertising
12 17 (0.87%) Military
12 17 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 16 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.72%) Private Banking
15 12 (0.62%) Back Office
16 9 (0.46%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.41%) Automotive
17 8 (0.41%) Publishing
18 7 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 562 (28.92%) Developer
2 415 (21.36%) Analyst
3 180 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 179 (9.21%) Business Analyst
5 170 (8.75%) Project Manager
6 136 (7.00%) .NET Developer
7 126 (6.48%) Architect
8 122 (6.28%) Senior Developer
9 73 (3.76%) C# Developer
9 73 (3.76%) Consultant
10 64 (3.29%) PHP Developer
11 63 (3.24%) Software Developer
12 59 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 58 (2.99%) Administrator
14 57 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 54 (2.78%) Lead Developer
16 52 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.42%) Test Analyst
18 46 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
18 46 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (15.90%) HTML
2 270 (13.90%) .NET
3 258 (13.28%) CSS
4 225 (11.58%) XML
5 185 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 165 (8.49%) Web Services
7 154 (7.93%) Spring
8 148 (7.62%) ASP.NET
8 148 (7.62%) REST
9 140 (7.21%) JSON
10 138 (7.10%) SOAP
11 118 (6.07%) Hibernate
12 106 (5.46%) HTML5
13 101 (5.20%) Spring MVC
14 95 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 94 (4.84%) jQuery
16 91 (4.68%) JPA
17 81 (4.17%) Apache Camel
18 74 (3.81%) Spring Integration
19 62 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.20%) Management Information System
3 100 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (3.81%) User Experience
5 72 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.44%) Fintech
9 22 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 20 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 19 (0.98%) iPad
12 19 (0.98%) NHS
13 15 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.77%) Replication
13 15 (0.77%) Social Media
14 14 (0.72%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 239 (12.30%) Linux
2 169 (8.70%) Windows
3 83 (4.27%) Unix
4 48 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.54%) Android
6 29 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.67%) AIX
11 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.41%) CentOS
14 7 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.31%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.15%) Solaris
17 2 (0.10%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.051%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
3 433 (22.29%) Programme Management
4 414 (21.31%) Digital Marketing
5 335 (17.24%) Scrum
6 280 (14.41%) MVC
7 270 (13.90%) Project Management
8 261 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 230 (11.84%) TDD
10 160 (8.23%) SDLC
11 150 (7.72%) BDD
12 135 (6.95%) Kanban
13 132 (6.79%) Software Engineering
14 131 (6.74%) PRINCE2
15 126 (6.48%) ITIL
16 124 (6.38%) Test Automation
17 120 (6.18%) Business Analysis
18 111 (5.71%) Web Development
19 105 (5.40%) Waterfall
20 102 (5.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 405 (20.84%) Java
2 400 (20.59%) SQL
3 346 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 255 (13.12%) C#
5 121 (6.23%) Python
6 93 (4.79%) PHP
7 70 (3.60%) C++
8 69 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 53 (2.73%) Perl
10 51 (2.62%) C
11 50 (2.57%) PowerShell
12 46 (2.37%) Ruby
13 33 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.24%) VBA
16 21 (1.08%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.77%) Delphi
17 15 (0.77%) Groovy
18 13 (0.67%) Clojure
19 12 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 209 (10.76%) Degree
2 129 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.68%) ISEB
4 86 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 58 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 41 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 40 (2.06%) PMP
9 28 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 28 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (1.08%) PhD
11 17 (0.87%) APMP
11 17 (0.87%) CISSP
12 14 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.51%) CISM
16 9 (0.46%) ACCA
16 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.96%) QA
2 43 (2.21%) SLA
3 21 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.08%) PMO
4 16 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.36%) COBIT
7 7 (0.36%) RMADS
8 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.15%) GCP
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) Basel II
11 2 (0.10%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.10%) MISRA
11 2 (0.10%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.051%) TickIT
System Software
1 70 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.70%) Docker
4 12 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.51%) Snort
6 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.36%) NFS
7 7 (0.36%) XenApp
8 6 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.15%) Xen
9 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.10%) NDS
10 2 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.10%) vSphere
10 2 (0.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.051%) Corosync
11 1 (0.051%) KVM
11 1 (0.051%) Squid
11 1 (0.051%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (1.75%) Puppet
2 23 (1.18%) Ansible
3 21 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.67%) Nagios
5 9 (0.46%) WSUS
6 7 (0.36%) vMotion
7 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.31%) Salt
7 6 (0.31%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.26%) SCCM
9 4 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.21%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 452 (23.26%) SAP
2 276 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 150 (7.72%) Oracle
4 72 (3.71%) VMware
5 61 (3.14%) Apple
6 47 (2.42%) Cisco
7 38 (1.96%) Adobe
8 36 (1.85%) Google
9 34 (1.75%) IBM
10 26 (1.34%) Citrix
11 25 (1.29%) HP
12 23 (1.18%) Sage
13 19 (0.98%) Zend
14 17 (0.87%) Coverity
14 17 (0.87%) NetApp
15 15 (0.77%) Cadence
16 13 (0.67%) Informatica
16 13 (0.67%) Tableau
16 13 (0.67%) Teradata
17 12 (0.62%) Atlassian
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits & 7% pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £34000 - £38200 per annum + 25 days holiday,pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension - 25 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago