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

Financial
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1003 907 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.18% 17.56% 17.47%
As % of the General category 55.32% 48.42% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 759 728 828
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 £26,900 £29,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,125 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.27% -  

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 1813 1873 2193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.67% 36.27% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1501 1702
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 25 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 25 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 +3 408 £44,000 -2.22% 92
Gloucestershire +4 203 £45,000 -7.69% 21
Wiltshire -1 184 £45,000 -10.00% 34
Somerset -3 84 £42,000 +12.00% 10
Dorset -11 59 £33,000 -9.58% 10
Devon -10 27 £36,742 -30.01% 8
Cornwall +19 25 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 832 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (28.48%) Telecoms
3 498 (25.55%) Business Intelligence
4 496 (25.45%) Marketing
5 492 (25.24%) Manufacturing
6 461 (23.65%) SAP
7 442 (22.68%) Programme Management
8 433 (22.22%) Electronics
9 423 (21.70%) Digital Marketing
10 422 (21.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 405 (20.78%) Java
12 402 (20.63%) SQL
13 351 (18.01%) JavaScript
14 333 (17.09%) Scrum
15 315 (16.16%) HTML
16 281 (14.42%) MVC
17 277 (14.21%) Microsoft
18 272 (13.96%) .NET
19 267 (13.70%) Project Management
20 265 (13.60%) CSS
21 260 (13.34%) Stakeholder Management
22 257 (13.19%) C#
23 238 (12.21%) Linux
24 234 (12.01%) Banking
25 229 (11.75%) TDD
26 228 (11.70%) XML
27 219 (11.24%) SQL Server
28 208 (10.67%) Degree
29 207 (10.62%) Git (software)
30 192 (9.85%) 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 82 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 70 (3.59%) JBoss
3 65 (3.34%) Mule
4 63 (3.23%) Confluence
5 55 (2.82%) Mule ESB
6 38 (1.95%) Apache
7 35 (1.80%) CMS
8 34 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.39%) SharePoint
10 24 (1.23%) MS Exchange
11 21 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.97%) 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 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.56%) Jetty
17 9 (0.46%) Alfresco
18 7 (0.36%) Joomla!
Applications
1 87 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.64%) 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
1 422 (21.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.72%) 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%) SAP FI-AP
12 3 (0.15%) SAP FI-AR
12 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 165 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (3.69%) SaaS
4 65 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (1.90%) GitHub
6 22 (1.13%) Office 365
7 15 (0.77%) IaaS
7 15 (0.77%) PaaS
8 11 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.46%) 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%) Slack
14 1 (0.051%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.36%) HTTP
2 35 (1.80%) Internet
3 31 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.49%) WAN
5 26 (1.33%) Firewall
6 24 (1.23%) VPN
7 23 (1.18%) LAN
8 16 (0.82%) SSH
8 16 (0.82%) Wireless
9 14 (0.72%) MPLS
9 14 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (0.67%) SAN
11 11 (0.56%) SSL
12 10 (0.51%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.46%) DHCP
14 8 (0.41%) DNS
14 8 (0.41%) IP Telephony
14 8 (0.41%) SMTP
14 8 (0.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 110 (5.64%) MongoDB
4 103 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 75 (3.85%) MySQL
6 71 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 60 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (2.72%) Big Data
9 46 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
14 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.67%) Data Mining
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 207 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 181 (9.29%) JIRA
3 104 (5.34%) JUnit
4 100 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 77 (3.95%) Selenium
6 68 (3.49%) Subversion
7 64 (3.28%) IntelliJ
8 61 (3.13%) Maven
9 60 (3.08%) Cucumber
10 49 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (1.80%) Visual Studio
12 33 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 31 (1.59%) Mockito
14 26 (1.33%) Mercurial
14 26 (1.33%) SoapUI
15 23 (1.18%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.87%) SonarQube
17 14 (0.72%) Gradle
17 14 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 555 (28.48%) Telecoms
2 496 (25.45%) Marketing
3 492 (25.24%) Manufacturing
4 433 (22.22%) Electronics
5 234 (12.01%) Banking
6 161 (8.26%) Retail
7 49 (2.51%) Legal
8 33 (1.69%) Games
9 28 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.08%) Law
11 18 (0.92%) Advertising
12 17 (0.87%) Military
12 17 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 14 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.72%) Private Banking
14 12 (0.62%) Back Office
15 9 (0.46%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.41%) Automotive
16 8 (0.41%) Publishing
17 7 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 567 (29.09%) Developer
2 414 (21.24%) Analyst
3 178 (9.13%) Business Analyst
4 177 (9.08%) Java Developer
5 169 (8.67%) Project Manager
6 137 (7.03%) .NET Developer
7 126 (6.46%) Architect
8 124 (6.36%) Senior Developer
9 74 (3.80%) C# Developer
10 73 (3.75%) Consultant
11 65 (3.34%) PHP Developer
12 63 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 60 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 58 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
15 57 (2.92%) Administrator
16 54 (2.77%) Lead Developer
17 52 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
18 47 (2.41%) Test Analyst
19 45 (2.31%) Software Engineer
19 45 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (16.16%) HTML
2 272 (13.96%) .NET
3 265 (13.60%) CSS
4 228 (11.70%) XML
5 187 (9.59%) AngularJS
6 165 (8.47%) Web Services
7 150 (7.70%) ASP.NET
7 150 (7.70%) Spring
8 146 (7.49%) REST
9 142 (7.29%) JSON
10 136 (6.98%) SOAP
11 117 (6.00%) Hibernate
12 108 (5.54%) HTML5
13 100 (5.13%) Spring MVC
14 96 (4.93%) jQuery
15 95 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 91 (4.67%) JPA
17 81 (4.16%) Apache Camel
18 74 (3.80%) Spring Integration
19 62 (3.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 192 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
3 100 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 73 (3.75%) User Experience
5 72 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 49 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.39%) Fintech
9 22 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.08%) iPad
10 21 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 20 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 20 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 19 (0.97%) NHS
13 16 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.82%) Replication
14 15 (0.77%) Data Structures
14 15 (0.77%) Social Media
15 12 (0.62%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 238 (12.21%) Linux
2 169 (8.67%) Windows
3 83 (4.26%) Unix
4 48 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.59%) Android
6 30 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.67%) AIX
11 11 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.46%) CentOS
13 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
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
1 832 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (25.55%) Business Intelligence
3 442 (22.68%) Programme Management
4 423 (21.70%) Digital Marketing
5 333 (17.09%) Scrum
6 281 (14.42%) MVC
7 267 (13.70%) Project Management
8 260 (13.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 229 (11.75%) TDD
10 159 (8.16%) SDLC
11 147 (7.54%) BDD
12 133 (6.82%) Kanban
12 133 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 130 (6.67%) PRINCE2
14 124 (6.36%) Test Automation
15 123 (6.31%) ITIL
16 119 (6.11%) Business Analysis
17 114 (5.85%) Web Development
18 106 (5.44%) Waterfall
19 104 (5.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 405 (20.78%) Java
2 402 (20.63%) SQL
3 351 (18.01%) JavaScript
4 257 (13.19%) C#
5 123 (6.31%) Python
6 95 (4.87%) PHP
7 73 (3.75%) C++
8 69 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 53 (2.72%) Perl
10 52 (2.67%) C
11 49 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.51%) Ruby
12 33 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 32 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.23%) VBA
15 22 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.77%) Delphi
16 15 (0.77%) Groovy
17 13 (0.67%) Clojure
18 12 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 208 (10.67%) Degree
2 129 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 91 (4.67%) ISEB
4 86 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 60 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 41 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 40 (2.05%) PMP
9 28 (1.44%) PMI Certification
9 28 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (1.13%) PhD
11 19 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.87%) CISSP
13 16 (0.82%) APMP
14 14 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (0.51%) CISM
18 9 (0.46%) ACCA
18 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.95%) QA
2 43 (2.21%) SLA
3 22 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.08%) PMO
5 16 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.36%) COBIT
8 7 (0.36%) RMADS
9 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.15%) GCP
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.10%) Basel II
12 2 (0.10%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.10%) MISRA
12 2 (0.10%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.051%) TickIT
System Software
1 68 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.74%) Docker
4 13 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.51%) Snort
6 8 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.41%) 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%) vSphere
10 2 (0.10%) XenServer
11 1 (0.051%) Corosync
11 1 (0.051%) KVM
11 1 (0.051%) NDS
11 1 (0.051%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.051%) Squid
11 1 (0.051%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (1.74%) Puppet
2 23 (1.18%) Ansible
3 21 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.67%) Nagios
5 9 (0.46%) WSUS
6 8 (0.41%) 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%) Nessus
Vendors
1 461 (23.65%) SAP
2 277 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 149 (7.64%) Oracle
4 74 (3.80%) VMware
5 62 (3.18%) Apple
6 47 (2.41%) Cisco
7 39 (2.00%) Google
8 38 (1.95%) Adobe
9 34 (1.74%) IBM
10 25 (1.28%) HP
11 24 (1.23%) Citrix
12 23 (1.18%) Sage
13 20 (1.03%) Zend
14 18 (0.92%) NetApp
15 17 (0.87%) Coverity
16 14 (0.72%) Cadence
17 13 (0.67%) Informatica
17 13 (0.67%) Tableau
17 13 (0.67%) Teradata
18 12 (0.62%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cloud Direct
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits & 7% pensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £30K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £23,437 to £30,918
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £34000 - £38200 per annum + 25 days holiday,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago