Period
to 24 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 13 34
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 -20
Permanent jobs citing Finance 37 130 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.16% 14.64% 7.00%
As % of the General category 16.59% 42.62% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 46
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,125 £54,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 223 305 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 31.10% 34.35% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 180 223 186
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,650 £25,200 £20,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £58,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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
Stafford +11 18 £33,900 -20.24% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -16 11 £37,500 -12.79% 6
Lichfield -9 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -21 2 £40,000 -
Leek -3 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (32.43%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Analytics
3 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium
4 8 (21.62%) Retail
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) SOA
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) Marketing
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (18.92%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (16.22%) Tableau
6 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
6 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
6 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
6 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (16.22%) Statistics
6 6 (16.22%) Operations Research

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 2 (5.41%) SAS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.70%) QlikView
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) CruiseControl
2 4 (10.81%) Moq
2 4 (10.81%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) ReSharper
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Gradle
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Insight Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Report Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
1 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.81%) REST
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 2 (5.41%) React
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) Java EE
5 1 (2.70%) Laravel
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.70%) Symfony
5 1 (2.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Solaris
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (24.32%) Analytics
1 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) SOA
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
4 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
4 6 (16.22%) Economics
4 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.22%) Operations Research
4 6 (16.22%) Statistics
4 6 (16.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (16.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (13.51%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (13.51%) Customer Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) VBA
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) R
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) MCSE
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Cognos
2 6 (16.22%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) RapidMiner
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
4 1 (2.70%) VMware