Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Finance 84 108 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.31% 9.33% 7.59%
As % of the General category 46.15% 27.76% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78 81 85
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% -6.02%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £59,288
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 182 389 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 28.84% 33.62% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 156 301 245
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.35% -12.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,625 £21,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 48 £42,500 -2.30% 21
Stafford +23 17 £33,900 -3.14% 2
Lichfield +12 9 £26,500 -18.46% 3
Leek -5 1 £25,000 -51.22%
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
3 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.95%) C#
3 26 (30.95%) HTML
3 26 (30.95%) .NET
4 22 (26.19%) CSS
5 18 (21.43%) SQL
6 17 (20.24%) MVC
7 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (14.29%) Degree
10 11 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (11.90%) Web Development
11 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
11 10 (11.90%) TDD
12 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
12 9 (10.71%) CRM
13 8 (9.52%) SOA
13 8 (9.52%) Data Security
13 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.52%) Selenium
13 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (9.52%) REST
14 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (8.33%) Front End Development

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 4 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.19%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.19%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Office 365
4 3 (3.57%) GitHub
4 3 (3.57%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.38%) SaaS
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.52%) Selenium
3 5 (5.95%) CruiseControl
3 5 (5.95%) Moq
3 5 (5.95%) NUnit
3 5 (5.95%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.14%) Automotive
1 6 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Business Change Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Business Change Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.95%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.95%) Junior
7 4 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
1 26 (30.95%) HTML
2 22 (26.19%) CSS
3 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (9.52%) REST
5 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (8.33%) WCF
6 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.14%) HTML5
6 6 (7.14%) jQuery
6 6 (7.14%) React
6 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (7.14%) XML
7 5 (5.95%) Ajax
7 5 (5.95%) CSS3
7 5 (5.95%) SOAP
8 4 (4.76%) JSON
8 4 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) IVR
4 1 (1.19%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Linux
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) CentOS
2 1 (1.19%) Unix
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
5 10 (11.90%) Web Development
6 9 (10.71%) CRM
7 8 (9.52%) Data Security
7 8 (9.52%) SOA
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.14%) Data Development
9 6 (7.14%) ETL
9 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
10 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) C#
1 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 10 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.95%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) VB
6 2 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) PMP
3 3 (3.57%) HNC
3 3 (3.57%) HND
3 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ACCA
4 2 (2.38%) CIMA
5 1 (1.19%) APMP
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) GDPR
2 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.57%) PMBOK
3 3 (3.57%) PMO
4 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Cognos
2 5 (5.95%) Tableau
3 3 (3.57%) Alteryx
3 3 (3.57%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
4 2 (2.38%) Epicor
4 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.38%) Infor
4 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.38%) Kaspersky
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) Veeam
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.19%) Avaya
5 1 (1.19%) BT
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Sage