Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 46 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38 +23
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 35 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.27% 4.58% 18.75%
As % of the General category 14.29% 14.77% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 95
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29,950 £23,425 £26,100
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,500 £54,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.95% +6.11% -

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 147 237 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.88% 30.98% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 130 184 261
Median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +4.11%
10th Percentile £26,138 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,375 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +4 9 £40,000 +6.67%
Stafford -5 3 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent +5 1 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Leek 0 1 £50,000 +42.86%
Tamworth - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (19.05%) CISSP
4 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (14.29%) Power Platform
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) PMO

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 (9.52%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Power Platform
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (14.29%) Power BI
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Housing Association
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Report Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior PMO
4 2 (9.52%) Senior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Test Management
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (14.29%) PMO
2 3 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) VMware