Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1946 1880 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.82% 17.34% 18.97%
As % of the General category 55.98% 51.71% 45.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1549 1809
South West median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.91% -0.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3476 3636 4892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.62% 33.53% 41.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2784 2913 3851
South West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +6.67% +3.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,010 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.94% +4.02% -

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +3 829 £47,500 - 78
Gloucestershire +14 358 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Wiltshire 0 306 £41,500 -7.78% 21
Somerset +3 189 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Dorset -5 162 £37,500 -11.76% 20
Devon -11 42 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cornwall +5 20 £38,000 -8.43% 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 691 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (35.10%) Business Intelligence
3 632 (32.48%) Manufacturing
4 628 (32.27%) SAP
5 627 (32.22%) Marketing
6 588 (30.22%) Telecoms
7 583 (29.96%) Programme Management
8 581 (29.86%) Electronics
9 577 (29.65%) Digital Marketing
10 373 (19.17%) SQL
11 340 (17.47%) Java
12 332 (17.06%) JavaScript
13 292 (15.01%) Microsoft
14 286 (14.70%) HTML
14 286 (14.70%) Scrum
15 278 (14.29%) C#
16 265 (13.62%) CSS
17 248 (12.74%) .NET
18 243 (12.49%) MVC
18 243 (12.49%) Degree
19 238 (12.23%) SQL Server
20 223 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 209 (10.74%) Git (software)
22 204 (10.48%) Project Management
23 203 (10.43%) TDD
24 192 (9.87%) Retail
24 192 (9.87%) AngularJS
25 184 (9.46%) Linux
26 176 (9.04%) XML
27 175 (8.99%) Amazon AWS

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 73 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 63 (3.24%) Mule
3 55 (2.83%) Mule ESB
4 54 (2.77%) JBoss
5 51 (2.62%) Confluence
6 43 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.95%) CMS
8 15 (0.77%) IIS
8 15 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.67%) Apache
10 10 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.41%) Jetty
11 8 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.31%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.31%) nginx
13 6 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 99 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.26%) InDesign
10 4 (0.21%) SPSS
11 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.15%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.10%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.051%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 13 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.26%) SAP Business One
9 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.21%) Lawson
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.21%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 175 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (5.45%) SaaS
3 97 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (2.31%) GitHub
6 34 (1.75%) Office 365
7 25 (1.28%) IaaS
7 25 (1.28%) PaaS
8 21 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (1.08%) Google Play
9 12 (0.62%) npm
10 6 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.10%) Serverless
13 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 37 (1.90%) Firewall
3 34 (1.75%) LAN
4 32 (1.64%) WAN
5 31 (1.59%) HTTP
6 25 (1.28%) Wireless
7 23 (1.18%) VPN
8 22 (1.13%) SSL
9 21 (1.08%) Internet
9 21 (1.08%) Network Security
9 21 (1.08%) Software-Defined Networking
10 16 (0.82%) DNS
10 16 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.77%) Intranet
11 15 (0.77%) SAN
12 13 (0.67%) VoIP
13 12 (0.62%) DHCP
13 12 (0.62%) FTP
14 11 (0.57%) SMS
14 11 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.14%) MongoDB
3 98 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 88 (4.52%) Relational Database
5 82 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (3.49%) MySQL
7 63 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 46 (2.36%) RDBMS
10 44 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
12 36 (1.85%) QlikView
13 35 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 32 (1.64%) Data Mining
15 27 (1.39%) Big Data
16 21 (1.08%) Power BI
17 17 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (0.87%) Oracle Database
18 16 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 209 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 150 (7.71%) JIRA
3 85 (4.37%) JUnit
4 80 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 61 (3.13%) Selenium
6 58 (2.98%) IntelliJ
7 43 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 42 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 41 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 40 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.70%) Maven
13 32 (1.64%) Mercurial
14 26 (1.34%) Subversion
15 20 (1.03%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.92%) Bitbucket
17 17 (0.87%) WebDriver
18 16 (0.82%) SpecFlow
19 15 (0.77%) Zephyr
20 13 (0.67%) ERwin
General
1 632 (32.48%) Manufacturing
2 627 (32.22%) Marketing
3 588 (30.22%) Telecoms
4 581 (29.86%) Electronics
5 192 (9.87%) Retail
6 137 (7.04%) Banking
7 40 (2.06%) Legal
8 39 (2.00%) Games
9 34 (1.75%) Advertising
10 29 (1.49%) Law
10 29 (1.49%) Multimedia
11 25 (1.28%) Back Office
12 24 (1.23%) Military
13 16 (0.82%) Online Betting
14 14 (0.72%) Billing
14 14 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.67%) Front Office
16 12 (0.62%) French Language
16 12 (0.62%) Private Banking
17 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 558 (28.67%) Developer
2 402 (20.66%) Analyst
3 169 (8.68%) Project Manager
4 149 (7.66%) Business Analyst
4 149 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 120 (6.17%) .NET Developer
6 114 (5.86%) Senior Developer
7 112 (5.76%) Architect
8 91 (4.68%) Software Developer
9 85 (4.37%) Consultant
10 67 (3.44%) C# Developer
11 59 (3.03%) Software Engineer
12 58 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
13 57 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 56 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 54 (2.77%) Test Analyst
16 51 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 50 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
18 48 (2.47%) PHP Developer
19 46 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (14.70%) HTML
2 265 (13.62%) CSS
3 248 (12.74%) .NET
4 192 (9.87%) AngularJS
5 176 (9.04%) XML
6 153 (7.86%) JSON
7 151 (7.76%) REST
8 148 (7.61%) ASP.NET
9 134 (6.89%) Web Services
10 133 (6.83%) HTML5
11 125 (6.42%) Spring
12 103 (5.29%) SOAP
13 95 (4.88%) Hibernate
14 78 (4.01%) RESTful
15 75 (3.85%) JPA
15 75 (3.85%) Spring MVC
16 74 (3.80%) Apache Camel
17 71 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (3.55%) jQuery
19 68 (3.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 103 (5.29%) User Experience
4 88 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 85 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 59 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (2.88%) Fintech
8 48 (2.47%) Data Centre
9 40 (2.06%) Algorithms
10 37 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.54%) e-Learning
12 28 (1.44%) Driving Licence
13 26 (1.34%) iPad
14 22 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.08%) Replication
15 21 (1.08%) Social Media
16 17 (0.87%) Online Games
17 16 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
18 13 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.46%) Linux
2 155 (7.97%) Windows
3 42 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 38 (1.95%) Unix
5 35 (1.80%) Android
6 32 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 28 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.87%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.41%) Solaris
12 8 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.21%) CentOS
15 3 (0.15%) AIX
16 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 691 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (35.10%) Business Intelligence
3 583 (29.96%) Programme Management
4 577 (29.65%) Digital Marketing
5 286 (14.70%) Scrum
6 243 (12.49%) MVC
7 223 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 204 (10.48%) Project Management
9 203 (10.43%) TDD
10 155 (7.97%) Software Engineering
11 145 (7.45%) PRINCE2
12 119 (6.12%) SDLC
13 117 (6.01%) ITIL
14 115 (5.91%) DevOps
15 110 (5.65%) BDD
16 107 (5.50%) Web Development
17 105 (5.40%) Kanban
17 105 (5.40%) Microservices
18 101 (5.19%) OO
19 96 (4.93%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 373 (19.17%) SQL
2 340 (17.47%) Java
3 332 (17.06%) JavaScript
4 278 (14.29%) C#
5 146 (7.50%) Python
6 86 (4.42%) C++
7 74 (3.80%) Ruby
8 65 (3.34%) PHP
9 55 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 54 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 40 (2.06%) Perl
11 40 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 33 (1.70%) C
13 26 (1.34%) Go
14 21 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 21 (1.08%) Clojure
14 21 (1.08%) Kotlin
14 21 (1.08%) Objective-C
15 20 (1.03%) VB
15 20 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 243 (12.49%) Degree
2 127 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 97 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 45 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 42 (2.16%) ISEB
8 37 (1.90%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.59%) PhD
10 30 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (1.44%) CCNP
12 27 (1.39%) APMP
13 25 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.82%) CISSP
15 16 (0.82%) PMP
16 11 (0.57%) ACCA
16 11 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.51%) CISM
17 10 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.27%) QA
2 39 (2.00%) SLA
3 37 (1.90%) GDPR
4 33 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.54%) PMO
6 26 (1.34%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.98%) RMADS
8 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.36%) GCP
9 7 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.10%) MiFID
13 1 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.051%) IFRS
System Software
1 77 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.49%) Docker
4 11 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.46%) NFS
6 7 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.26%) XenApp
8 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.10%) vSphere
9 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.10%) XenServer
10 1 (0.051%) Firmware
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.051%) Snort
10 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.051%) VMFS
10 1 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (1.85%) Puppet
2 27 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.77%) Ansible
4 10 (0.51%) vMotion
5 8 (0.41%) WSUS
6 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.15%) Nagios
7 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.10%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.10%) Graphite
8 2 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.10%) SCCM
9 1 (0.051%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.051%) Salt
9 1 (0.051%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 628 (32.27%) SAP
2 292 (15.01%) Microsoft
3 110 (5.65%) Oracle
4 77 (3.96%) VMware
5 71 (3.65%) Apple
6 62 (3.19%) Google
7 53 (2.72%) Cisco
8 32 (1.64%) Citrix
9 29 (1.49%) Tableau
10 22 (1.13%) Adobe
11 20 (1.03%) Cognos
12 18 (0.92%) NetApp
13 16 (0.82%) Zend
14 15 (0.77%) Cadence
15 14 (0.72%) HP
15 14 (0.72%) IBM
16 12 (0.62%) JD Edwards
17 10 (0.51%) Infor
18 9 (0.46%) Red Hat
19 8 (0.41%) Cognizant