Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 25 36
Rank change year-on-year +18 +11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Finance 169 102 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.23% 9.81% 6.94%
As % of the General category 56.33% 29.74% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 94 74 80
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £57,125 £53,875
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%

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 300 343 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.69% 32.98% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 197 270 217
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +7 64 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +13 61 £41,250 -2.94% 13
Stafford +13 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Lichfield +15 10 £22,750 -24.17% 1
Tamworth +2 2 £40,000 +66.67% 2
Leek - 1 £25,000 -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (44.38%) Games
2 59 (34.91%) Oracle
3 57 (33.73%) Legal
4 50 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
6 45 (26.63%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (21.89%) JavaScript
7 37 (21.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 35 (20.71%) C#
8 35 (20.71%) HTML
8 35 (20.71%) .NET
9 31 (18.34%) SQL
9 31 (18.34%) CSS
10 28 (16.57%) Analytics
11 27 (15.98%) Process Improvement
12 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (14.79%) Data Management
13 25 (14.79%) Essbase
14 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
15 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
16 20 (11.83%) ERP
16 20 (11.83%) CRM
16 20 (11.83%) MVC
17 19 (11.24%) Informatica
18 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (10.65%) Performance Management
19 16 (9.47%) .NET Framework
19 16 (9.47%) Front End Development
20 15 (8.88%) Greenfield Project

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 12 (7.10%) CMS
2 6 (3.55%) SAS
2 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) Confluence
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) HFM
2 7 (4.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.96%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.78%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.59%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.73%) Office 365
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.78%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.78%) IaaS
5 3 (1.78%) PaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.18%) GitHub
6 2 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) WebEx
2 3 (1.78%) Firewall
3 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.18%) LAN
3 2 (1.18%) Network Security
3 2 (1.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.59%) DNS
4 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.79%) Essbase
3 18 (10.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.55%) MS Access
7 3 (1.78%) MySQL
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.78%) JIRA
2 3 (1.78%) Selenium
3 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) MSI
3 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.18%) WiX
4 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.59%) Moq
4 1 (0.59%) NUnit
4 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (44.38%) Games
2 57 (33.73%) Legal
3 9 (5.33%) Retail
4 8 (4.73%) Billing
5 7 (4.14%) Banking
6 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.37%) Publishing
8 3 (1.78%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (1.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.59%) Back Office
10 1 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (30.18%) Developer
2 27 (15.98%) Analyst
3 19 (11.24%) Support Manager
4 18 (10.65%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.28%) Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.51%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Data Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Customer Support Specialist
9 8 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Support Specialist
10 7 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.55%) Graduate
11 6 (3.55%) Graduate Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Graduate Data Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Junior
12 5 (2.96%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.71%) .NET
1 35 (20.71%) HTML
2 31 (18.34%) CSS
3 22 (13.02%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.47%) .NET Framework
5 13 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 13 (7.69%) LINQ
6 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (3.55%) HTML5
7 6 (3.55%) React
7 6 (3.55%) REST
7 6 (3.55%) SOAP
7 6 (3.55%) XML
8 5 (2.96%) Ajax
8 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.96%) CSS3
8 5 (2.96%) jQuery
8 5 (2.96%) JSON
8 5 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (14.20%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (7.69%) User Experience
5 11 (6.51%) Data Centre
6 10 (5.92%) Client/Server
7 9 (5.33%) e-Learning
7 9 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.37%) Social Media
9 3 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.59%) EPoS
10 1 (0.59%) IVR
10 1 (0.59%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Unix
2 7 (4.14%) Windows
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) CentOS
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.59%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (16.57%) Analytics
3 27 (15.98%) Process Improvement
4 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.79%) Data Management
6 20 (11.83%) CRM
6 20 (11.83%) ERP
6 20 (11.83%) MVC
7 18 (10.65%) Performance Management
8 16 (9.47%) Front End Development
9 15 (8.88%) TDD
10 14 (8.28%) Change Management
10 14 (8.28%) ETL
11 13 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 13 (7.69%) Data Governance
11 13 (7.69%) Migration
11 13 (7.69%) Regression Testing
12 11 (6.51%) BDD
12 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
12 11 (6.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.89%) JavaScript
2 35 (20.71%) C#
3 31 (18.34%) SQL
4 14 (8.28%) Java
5 12 (7.10%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.96%) VB
8 2 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.59%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) PMP
3 3 (1.78%) HNC
3 3 (1.78%) HND
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ACCA
4 2 (1.18%) CIMA
5 1 (0.59%) APMP
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 14 (8.28%) Data Quality
3 13 (7.69%) QA
4 7 (4.14%) SLA
5 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.78%) PMO
7 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.59%) GDPR
7 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.18%) SCCM
2 2 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 59 (34.91%) Oracle
2 26 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.24%) Informatica
4 15 (8.88%) Hyperion
4 15 (8.88%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (6.51%) Tableau
6 7 (4.14%) Cognos
7 6 (3.55%) Alteryx
7 6 (3.55%) Google
8 5 (2.96%) Infor
8 5 (2.96%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.96%) SAP
8 5 (2.96%) VMware
9 4 (2.37%) Epicor
10 3 (1.78%) BT
10 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.78%) Twitter
10 3 (1.78%) Veeam
11 2 (1.18%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.18%) Teradata