Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1921 1902 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.95% 17.50% 18.05%
As % of the General category 56.95% 51.43% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1558 1717
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £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 3373 3698 4609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.27% 34.03% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2696 2958 3607
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 18 October 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 +3 812 £47,500 +5.56% 90
Gloucestershire +13 385 £45,000 -5.26% 34
Wiltshire 0 328 £42,500 -8.60% 14
Somerset -1 171 £42,000 -13.40% 16
Dorset -6 128 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Devon -18 39 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Cornwall +12 24 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 710 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (36.91%) Business Intelligence
3 675 (35.14%) Manufacturing
4 671 (34.93%) Marketing
5 662 (34.46%) SAP
6 643 (33.47%) Telecoms
7 632 (32.90%) Electronics
8 630 (32.80%) Programme Management
9 627 (32.64%) Digital Marketing
10 363 (18.90%) Java
11 357 (18.58%) SQL
12 342 (17.80%) JavaScript
13 301 (15.67%) HTML
14 297 (15.46%) Scrum
15 277 (14.42%) Microsoft
16 276 (14.37%) CSS
17 268 (13.95%) C#
18 262 (13.64%) MVC
19 243 (12.65%) .NET
20 236 (12.29%) Degree
21 232 (12.08%) SQL Server
22 229 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
23 220 (11.45%) Git (software)
24 214 (11.14%) TDD
25 210 (10.93%) Linux
26 205 (10.67%) Project Management
27 203 (10.57%) XML
28 187 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
28 187 (9.73%) AngularJS
29 175 (9.11%) Retail

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 81 (4.22%) Tomcat
2 67 (3.49%) Mule
3 62 (3.23%) JBoss
4 60 (3.12%) Mule ESB
5 58 (3.02%) Confluence
6 46 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 38 (1.98%) CMS
8 18 (0.94%) Apache
9 17 (0.88%) MS Exchange
10 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.68%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.62%) IIS
13 10 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.47%) Jetty
15 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.36%) nginx
15 7 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 95 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.88%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.83%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.26%) InDesign
10 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.16%) SPSS
11 3 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
12 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.10%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
5 13 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
6 9 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.26%) Endur
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.21%) Lawson
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 187 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (5.10%) SaaS
3 92 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (2.55%) GitHub
6 27 (1.41%) Office 365
7 24 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (1.09%) Google Play
9 20 (1.04%) IaaS
9 20 (1.04%) PaaS
10 6 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.21%) npm
12 4 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.77%) HTTP
2 34 (1.77%) WAN
3 33 (1.72%) Firewall
3 33 (1.72%) LAN
4 27 (1.41%) Wireless
5 25 (1.30%) VPN
6 24 (1.25%) Internet
7 22 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
8 19 (0.99%) SSL
9 16 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.78%) Network Security
10 15 (0.78%) SAN
11 12 (0.62%) FTP
11 12 (0.62%) iSCSI
11 12 (0.62%) VLAN
12 11 (0.57%) SMS
12 11 (0.57%) VoIP
13 10 (0.52%) DNS
13 10 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 113 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 102 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 80 (4.16%) MySQL
6 75 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 73 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (1.72%) Data Mining
14 31 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.20%) Big Data
16 21 (1.09%) QlikView
17 16 (0.83%) CouchDB
17 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 220 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 168 (8.75%) JIRA
3 98 (5.10%) JUnit
4 74 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 72 (3.75%) IntelliJ
6 56 (2.92%) Selenium
7 42 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 39 (2.03%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.98%) Visual Studio
10 37 (1.93%) Mercurial
10 37 (1.93%) Subversion
11 34 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.61%) Maven
13 22 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 19 (0.99%) SoapUI
15 16 (0.83%) WebDriver
16 14 (0.73%) MSBuild
17 11 (0.57%) Zephyr
18 10 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 675 (35.14%) Manufacturing
2 671 (34.93%) Marketing
3 643 (33.47%) Telecoms
4 632 (32.90%) Electronics
5 175 (9.11%) Retail
6 127 (6.61%) Banking
7 41 (2.13%) Games
8 38 (1.98%) Legal
9 31 (1.61%) Multimedia
10 23 (1.20%) Military
11 22 (1.15%) Advertising
12 20 (1.04%) Back Office
12 20 (1.04%) Law
13 17 (0.88%) Online Betting
14 15 (0.78%) Front Office
15 13 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.62%) French Language
16 12 (0.62%) Private Banking
17 9 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 568 (29.57%) Developer
2 390 (20.30%) Analyst
3 171 (8.90%) Java Developer
4 156 (8.12%) Business Analyst
5 142 (7.39%) Project Manager
6 122 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 119 (6.19%) Architect
8 118 (6.14%) .NET Developer
9 86 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 78 (4.06%) Consultant
11 61 (3.18%) C# Developer
11 61 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
12 58 (3.02%) PHP Developer
13 56 (2.92%) Test Analyst
14 55 (2.86%) Software Engineer
15 54 (2.81%) Graduate
16 53 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
17 51 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 49 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
19 48 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (15.67%) HTML
2 276 (14.37%) CSS
3 243 (12.65%) .NET
4 203 (10.57%) XML
5 187 (9.73%) AngularJS
6 169 (8.80%) JSON
7 160 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 150 (7.81%) Web Services
9 149 (7.76%) REST
10 138 (7.18%) Spring
11 126 (6.56%) HTML5
12 115 (5.99%) SOAP
13 109 (5.67%) Hibernate
14 90 (4.69%) Spring MVC
15 88 (4.58%) JPA
16 85 (4.42%) RESTful
17 84 (4.37%) jQuery
18 81 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 79 (4.11%) Apache Camel
20 75 (3.90%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 161 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 98 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 96 (5.00%) User Experience
4 89 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (2.65%) Fintech
7 41 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 37 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 33 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.67%) e-Learning
11 28 (1.46%) iPad
12 26 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.25%) Driving Licence
14 23 (1.20%) Replication
15 19 (0.99%) Social Media
16 18 (0.94%) Online Games
17 16 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.68%) Derivative
18 13 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 210 (10.93%) Linux
2 161 (8.38%) Windows
3 45 (2.34%) Unix
4 43 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 37 (1.93%) Android
6 32 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.68%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.42%) Solaris
13 5 (0.26%) AIX
13 5 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.16%) CentOS
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.052%) Debian
15 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 709 (36.91%) Business Intelligence
3 630 (32.80%) Programme Management
4 627 (32.64%) Digital Marketing
5 297 (15.46%) Scrum
6 262 (13.64%) MVC
7 229 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 214 (11.14%) TDD
9 205 (10.67%) Project Management
10 137 (7.13%) Kanban
11 135 (7.03%) Software Engineering
12 134 (6.98%) PRINCE2
13 119 (6.19%) BDD
14 113 (5.88%) SDLC
15 112 (5.83%) DevOps
16 111 (5.78%) Web Development
17 110 (5.73%) ITIL
18 107 (5.57%) Business Analysis
19 106 (5.52%) OO
20 102 (5.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 363 (18.90%) Java
2 357 (18.58%) SQL
3 342 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 268 (13.95%) C#
5 159 (8.28%) Python
6 93 (4.84%) C++
7 82 (4.27%) PHP
8 72 (3.75%) Ruby
9 59 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 49 (2.55%) Perl
12 40 (2.08%) C
13 37 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.35%) Go
15 21 (1.09%) Apple Swift
15 21 (1.09%) Clojure
15 21 (1.09%) Kotlin
15 21 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 20 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 236 (12.29%) Degree
2 128 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 90 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 60 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 47 (2.45%) DV Cleared
7 44 (2.29%) ISEB
8 32 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 29 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.51%) PhD
10 27 (1.41%) CCNP
11 26 (1.35%) PMP
12 22 (1.15%) APMP
13 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.78%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.73%) CISSP
16 13 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (0.57%) CISM
18 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
19 7 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.44%) QA
2 37 (1.93%) SLA
3 31 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.46%) PMO
5 25 (1.30%) GDPR
6 20 (1.04%) RMADS
7 17 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.36%) GCP
10 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.16%) COBIT
12 3 (0.16%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 81 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.61%) Docker
4 13 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (0.57%) NFS
6 8 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.36%) XenApp
8 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.16%) vSphere
9 3 (0.16%) Xen
9 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.10%) Snort
10 2 (0.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.052%) Corosync
11 1 (0.052%) Firmware
11 1 (0.052%) KVM
11 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.052%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 45 (2.34%) Puppet
2 32 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.20%) Ansible
4 12 (0.62%) vMotion
5 9 (0.47%) WSUS
6 6 (0.31%) Salt
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.16%) SCCM
10 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.10%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.10%) Nagios
10 2 (0.10%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.10%) Terraform
10 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.052%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 662 (34.46%) SAP
2 277 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 117 (6.09%) Oracle
4 81 (4.22%) VMware
5 76 (3.96%) Apple
6 65 (3.38%) Google
7 59 (3.07%) Cisco
8 35 (1.82%) Citrix
9 29 (1.51%) Adobe
10 24 (1.25%) Zend
11 21 (1.09%) NetApp
11 21 (1.09%) Tableau
12 16 (0.83%) IBM
13 14 (0.73%) Cognos
14 13 (0.68%) HP
15 12 (0.62%) Cadence
16 10 (0.52%) ArcSight
17 9 (0.47%) JD Edwards
17 9 (0.47%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.47%) Sage