Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 34 16
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 166 63 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.81% 6.62% 12.45%
As % of the General category 47.03% 21.36% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 87 49 140
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,150 £23,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -10.53%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 353 295 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.88% 30.99% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 247 209 301
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% -3.53%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Burton-upon-Trent +14 64 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +30 49 £41,250 +14.08% 7
Stafford +12 6 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Lichfield -6 4 £27,000 -22.86% 2
Tamworth -7 3 £40,000 +66.67% 2
Leek - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 75 (45.18%) Games
2 66 (39.76%) Oracle
3 57 (34.34%) Legal
4 54 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (25.90%) .NET
6 42 (25.30%) SQL Server
6 42 (25.30%) C#
7 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (23.49%) JavaScript
9 37 (22.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 36 (21.69%) CSS
11 34 (20.48%) HTML
12 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
13 30 (18.07%) SQL
14 28 (16.87%) Process Improvement
15 26 (15.66%) ERP
16 25 (15.06%) Essbase
16 25 (15.06%) CRM
16 25 (15.06%) Entity Framework
16 25 (15.06%) Analytics
17 24 (14.46%) ASP.NET
17 24 (14.46%) Data Management
17 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
18 23 (13.86%) MVC
18 23 (13.86%) Greenfield Project
19 20 (12.05%) Change Management
20 19 (11.45%) Management Information System
20 19 (11.45%) Informatica
20 19 (11.45%) Performance Management
21 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 13 (7.83%) CMS
2 6 (3.61%) SAS
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (6.02%) HFM
3 9 (5.42%) NetSuite
4 7 (4.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (3.01%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (3.01%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.60%) BPCS
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.02%) IaaS
2 10 (6.02%) PaaS
3 9 (5.42%) SaaS
4 8 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.41%) Office 365
6 2 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) WebEx
2 1 (0.60%) FTP
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) SMS
2 1 (0.60%) Telnet
2 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.06%) Essbase
3 13 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (5.42%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.61%) MS Access
8 3 (1.81%) MySQL
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.20%) Power BI
9 2 (1.20%) QlikView
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) MSI
1 11 (6.63%) WiX
2 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.41%) JIRA
5 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.81%) NUnit
5 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.20%) MSTest
6 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.20%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.60%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (45.18%) Games
2 57 (34.34%) Legal
3 16 (9.64%) Retail
4 11 (6.63%) Billing
4 11 (6.63%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.22%) Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) Publishing
7 3 (1.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (32.53%) Developer
2 26 (15.66%) Analyst
3 20 (12.05%) C# Developer
4 19 (11.45%) Support Manager
5 18 (10.84%) Administrator
5 18 (10.84%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.83%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) UI Developer
9 9 (5.42%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Consultant
10 8 (4.82%) Customer Support Specialist
10 8 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.61%) Development Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Graduate
11 6 (3.61%) Graduate Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Graduate Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.90%) .NET
2 36 (21.69%) CSS
3 34 (20.48%) HTML
4 25 (15.06%) Entity Framework
5 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
5 24 (14.46%) ASP.NET
6 17 (10.24%) LINQ
7 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (9.04%) WCF
9 13 (7.83%) Web Services
10 12 (7.23%) Angular 2
10 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.02%) Dapper ORM
11 10 (6.02%) MFC
11 10 (6.02%) NHibernate
11 10 (6.02%) WPF
12 8 (4.82%) jQuery
13 6 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (3.61%) SOAP
14 5 (3.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (13.86%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (11.45%) Management Information System
4 17 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.83%) User Experience
6 10 (6.02%) Client/Server
6 10 (6.02%) Data Centre
7 9 (5.42%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.41%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.41%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.04%) Windows
2 10 (6.02%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (16.87%) Process Improvement
3 26 (15.66%) ERP
4 25 (15.06%) Analytics
4 25 (15.06%) CRM
5 24 (14.46%) Data Management
6 23 (13.86%) MVC
7 20 (12.05%) Change Management
8 19 (11.45%) Performance Management
9 18 (10.84%) TDD
10 15 (9.04%) BDD
10 15 (9.04%) Regression Testing
11 13 (7.83%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 13 (7.83%) Data Governance
11 13 (7.83%) Front End Development
12 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.23%) ETL
12 12 (7.23%) Test Automation
13 10 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.30%) C#
2 39 (23.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.07%) SQL
4 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.63%) Java
6 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.81%) VB
7 3 (1.81%) XPath
8 2 (1.20%) C
8 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) AAT
3 1 (0.60%) ACCA
3 1 (0.60%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (7.83%) Data Quality
2 13 (7.83%) QA
3 7 (4.22%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) GDPR
5 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (6.02%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) SCCM
2 10 (6.02%) vCenter Server
3 4 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (39.76%) Oracle
2 32 (19.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.45%) Informatica
4 15 (9.04%) Hyperion
4 15 (9.04%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (6.02%) JD Edwards
5 10 (6.02%) VMware
6 9 (5.42%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.82%) Infor
7 8 (4.82%) SAP
7 8 (4.82%) Tableau
8 7 (4.22%) Epicor
9 4 (2.41%) Alteryx
9 4 (2.41%) Cognos
10 3 (1.81%) Google
10 3 (1.81%) Twitter
11 2 (1.20%) BT
11 2 (1.20%) Sage
11 2 (1.20%) Teradata
12 1 (0.60%) Capita