Period
to 15 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 42 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.90% 7.58% 12.00%
As % of the General category 30.00% 30.43% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 76
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £29,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £56,000 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 120 138 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 46.33% 24.91% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 120 161
Median annual salary £43,750 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.53% +2.86% -4.11%
10th Percentile £23,625 £21,513 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Staffordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +6 10 £51,000 +56.92% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +11 8 £38,782 -13.82% 1
Tamworth +21 1 £54,000 +17.39% 1
Cannock 0 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 12 (33.33%) Marketing
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.22%) Xero
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
7 6 (16.67%) WooCommerce
7 6 (16.67%) Inventory Management
7 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (16.67%) Shopify
7 6 (16.67%) Magento
7 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (13.89%) Time Management
8 5 (13.89%) Degree
8 5 (13.89%) Analytics
8 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (13.89%) Power Platform
8 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
8 5 (13.89%) Power BI
9 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Simulink
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Magento
1 6 (16.67%) Shopify
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.56%) AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) IPv4
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) Power BI
3 4 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 12 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Account Manager
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Senior PMO
3 4 (11.11%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Chief Technology Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Inventory Management
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.89%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) Time Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (11.11%) Pay per click
9 3 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) CITP
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PMP
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) APMP
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) ISACA
4 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PMO
2 3 (8.33%) P3O
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) NCSC
3 1 (2.78%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Packer
1 2 (5.56%) Terraform
1 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Xero
2 6 (16.67%) WooCommerce
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Sage
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Facebook
6 2 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) Pinterest
6 2 (5.56%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.78%) Snow
7 1 (2.78%) Tanium