Period
to 25 November 2017

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

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 37 13
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 115 88 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.55% 7.12% 15.05%
As % of the General category 27.91% 27.33% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 87 88 147
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -9.64% +18.57%
10th Percentile £21,200 £26,025 £23,600
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -

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 412 322 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.22% 26.05% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 317 246 312
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +1.19%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent +14 41 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Stafford +7 18 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Tamworth +2 11 £24,000 -26.15%
Lichfield +1 11 £32,500 -19.75%
Burton-upon-Trent +14 10 £35,000 -6.67%
Cannock +1 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Leek - 1 £47,500 -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.61%) SLA
4 25 (21.74%) C#
5 22 (19.13%) SAP
5 22 (19.13%) .NET
6 20 (17.39%) SQL
7 19 (16.52%) SAP FI
7 19 (16.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (16.52%) SAP CO
7 19 (16.52%) Record to Report
8 16 (13.91%) HTML
9 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (11.30%) Fintech
11 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.43%) CSS
12 12 (10.43%) VB.NET
12 12 (10.43%) ERP
13 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
13 11 (9.57%) MVC
13 11 (9.57%) Retail
13 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (8.70%) HTML5
14 10 (8.70%) CSS3
15 9 (7.83%) Manufacturing
15 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC

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 5 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (16.52%) SAP CO
1 19 (16.52%) SAP FI
1 19 (16.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.74%) Firewall
2 2 (1.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.87%) ATM
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.35%) RavenDB
4 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) JIRA
2 5 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.61%) MSTest
4 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.74%) TestRail
5 1 (0.87%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.87%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.57%) Retail
2 9 (7.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.35%) Advertising
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.61%) Automotive
4 3 (2.61%) Electronics
4 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Analyst
2 29 (25.22%) Developer
3 28 (24.35%) Business Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) .NET Developer
4 19 (16.52%) SAP Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAP Business Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAP CO Business Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAP FI Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAP FI Business Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.22%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) HTML
3 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 12 (10.43%) CSS
5 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (8.70%) CSS3
6 10 (8.70%) HTML5
7 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
8 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.09%) REST
10 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (3.48%) Web Services
11 4 (3.48%) XML
12 3 (2.61%) jQuery
12 3 (2.61%) SOAP
13 2 (1.74%) PhoneGap
13 2 (1.74%) React
13 2 (1.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.30%) Fintech
3 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.52%) Record to Report
3 12 (10.43%) ERP
4 11 (9.57%) MVC
5 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.09%) B2B
8 7 (6.09%) Business Development
8 7 (6.09%) Scrum
9 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.22%) Project Management
9 6 (5.22%) SDLC
9 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
10 5 (4.35%) Lead Generation
10 5 (4.35%) Telesales
10 5 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.74%) C#
2 20 (17.39%) SQL
3 12 (10.43%) VB.NET
4 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) Java
5 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) C
7 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) Erlang
8 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.35%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.74%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ACCA
4 1 (0.87%) CIMA
4 1 (0.87%) CISA
4 1 (0.87%) CISSP
4 1 (0.87%) CNE
4 1 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.87%) MCSE
4 1 (0.87%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.61%) SLA
2 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.48%) QA
4 1 (0.87%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.87%) PMO
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) SAP
3 7 (6.09%) Apple
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) IFS
6 2 (1.74%) Cisco
6 2 (1.74%) Epicor
6 2 (1.74%) Infor
6 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.87%) Capita
7 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.87%) Sage
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com