Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 25 29
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 176 82 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.44% 8.17% 8.10%
As % of the General category 54.15% 25.79% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 96 61 95
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,125 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £53,750 £55,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -6.08%

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 325 318 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.75% 31.67% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 219 240 241
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% -8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +12 64 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +12 58 £45,000 +50.92% 9
Stafford +16 9 £40,000 +42.86% 5
Lichfield +12 9 £24,000 -28.89% 1
Tamworth -4 2 £40,000 +66.67%
Leek - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (42.61%) Games
2 64 (36.36%) Oracle
3 57 (32.39%) Legal
4 52 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (26.14%) SQL Server
6 45 (25.57%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (25.00%) .NET
7 44 (25.00%) C#
8 42 (23.86%) JavaScript
9 39 (22.16%) HTML
10 37 (21.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
12 35 (19.89%) CSS
13 31 (17.61%) SQL
14 29 (16.48%) Analytics
15 28 (15.91%) Process Improvement
16 26 (14.77%) ERP
17 25 (14.20%) Essbase
18 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET
18 24 (13.64%) Data Management
19 23 (13.07%) CRM
20 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
20 22 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
21 21 (11.93%) MVC
22 20 (11.36%) Management Information System
22 20 (11.36%) Entity Framework
23 19 (10.80%) Informatica
23 19 (10.80%) Performance Management
24 18 (10.23%) 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 14 (7.95%) CMS
2 6 (3.41%) SAS
2 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) Confluence
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (5.68%) HFM
3 8 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (3.98%) NetSuite
5 6 (3.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (2.84%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.57%) BPCS
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.57%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.55%) Office 365
3 7 (3.98%) IaaS
3 7 (3.98%) PaaS
3 7 (3.98%) SaaS
4 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.70%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) WebEx
2 2 (1.14%) LAN
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
2 2 (1.14%) VoIP
3 1 (0.57%) DNS
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) SMS
3 1 (0.57%) Telnet
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) WAN
3 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.20%) Essbase
3 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (5.11%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.41%) MS Access
7 4 (2.27%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.57%) Power BI
9 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.98%) MSI
2 7 (3.98%) WiX
3 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.27%) JIRA
5 3 (1.70%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.14%) MSTest
6 2 (1.14%) NUnit
6 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (42.61%) Games
2 57 (32.39%) Legal
3 11 (6.25%) Billing
3 11 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.98%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Publishing
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (32.95%) Developer
2 27 (15.34%) Analyst
3 19 (10.80%) C# Developer
3 19 (10.80%) Support Manager
4 18 (10.23%) Administrator
5 17 (9.66%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.39%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.39%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.55%) Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Customer Support Specialist
9 8 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.55%) Support Specialist
10 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.98%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Graduate Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Graduate Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.00%) .NET
2 39 (22.16%) HTML
3 35 (19.89%) CSS
4 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 22 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 20 (11.36%) Entity Framework
7 17 (9.66%) LINQ
8 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (6.82%) WCF
9 10 (5.68%) Web Services
10 9 (5.11%) Angular 2
10 9 (5.11%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.11%) jQuery
11 7 (3.98%) Dapper ORM
11 7 (3.98%) HTML5
11 7 (3.98%) MFC
11 7 (3.98%) NHibernate
11 7 (3.98%) WPF
11 7 (3.98%) XML
12 6 (3.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 14 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.39%) User Experience
6 11 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 10 (5.68%) Client/Server
8 9 (5.11%) e-Learning
9 4 (2.27%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.27%) Social Media
10 2 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.57%) EPoS
11 1 (0.57%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Windows
2 11 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) CentOS
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (16.48%) Analytics
3 28 (15.91%) Process Improvement
4 26 (14.77%) ERP
5 24 (13.64%) Data Management
6 23 (13.07%) CRM
7 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.93%) MVC
9 19 (10.80%) Performance Management
10 17 (9.66%) TDD
11 16 (9.09%) Change Management
11 16 (9.09%) Front End Development
12 15 (8.52%) BDD
12 15 (8.52%) Regression Testing
13 13 (7.39%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 13 (7.39%) Data Governance
13 13 (7.39%) Migration
14 12 (6.82%) ETL
14 12 (6.82%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.68%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 44 (25.00%) C#
2 42 (23.86%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.61%) SQL
4 14 (7.95%) Java
5 11 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.70%) VB
7 3 (1.70%) XPath
8 2 (1.14%) C
8 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (2.84%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.14%) ACCA
3 2 (1.14%) CIMA
3 2 (1.14%) HNC
3 2 (1.14%) HND
3 2 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) APMP
4 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (7.39%) Data Quality
3 12 (6.82%) QA
4 7 (3.98%) SLA
5 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.14%) PMO
7 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) SCCM
1 7 (3.98%) vCenter Server
2 5 (2.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (36.36%) Oracle
2 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.80%) Informatica
4 15 (8.52%) Hyperion
4 15 (8.52%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (5.68%) VMware
6 9 (5.11%) Infor
7 8 (4.55%) Epicor
7 8 (4.55%) JD Edwards
7 8 (4.55%) SAP
7 8 (4.55%) Tableau
8 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.41%) Google
10 4 (2.27%) Alteryx
10 4 (2.27%) Cognos
11 3 (1.70%) BT
11 3 (1.70%) Twitter
11 3 (1.70%) Veeam
12 2 (1.14%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.14%) Kaspersky