Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 94 86 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.74% 8.02% 16.25%
As % of the General category 26.33% 27.04% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 65 166
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,092 £57,500
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 357 318 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.21% 29.66% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 283 222 328
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,550 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £59,250 £52,875
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +1.19%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +19 29 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Stafford +6 15 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Lichfield +5 8 £31,250 -30.56% 1
Tamworth -12 6 £37,500 +7.91% 3
Burton-upon-Trent -1 3 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Leek - 2 £51,250 - 2
Cannock +5 1 £13,000 -68.48% 2
Finance
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 34 (36.17%) C#
2 32 (34.04%) .NET
3 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (26.60%) SQL
6 19 (20.21%) HTML
6 19 (20.21%) CSS
7 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
8 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
9 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (14.89%) MVC
11 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
11 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
13 11 (11.70%) ERP
13 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
13 11 (11.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.64%) REST
14 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
14 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (9.57%) Retail
15 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
16 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (8.51%) HTML5
16 8 (8.51%) CSS3
16 8 (8.51%) Entity Framework
16 8 (8.51%) SDLC
17 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (5.32%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.32%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.13%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) PaaS
3 3 (3.19%) IaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) RavenDB
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) QlikView
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
2 6 (6.38%) Bitbucket
2 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.26%) MSI
4 4 (4.26%) WiX
5 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.13%) MSTest
7 1 (1.06%) gulp
7 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.06%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.06%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.57%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Advertising
4 5 (5.32%) Automotive
5 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.13%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Consultant
6 10 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.32%) SAP Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) SAP FI Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) SAP FI Business Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.04%) .NET
2 19 (20.21%) CSS
2 19 (20.21%) HTML
3 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (13.83%) .NET Framework
6 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (10.64%) REST
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.51%) CSS3
9 8 (8.51%) Entity Framework
9 8 (8.51%) HTML5
10 7 (7.45%) SOAP
11 6 (6.38%) WCF
11 6 (6.38%) Web Services
12 5 (5.32%) jQuery
13 3 (3.19%) LINQ
13 3 (3.19%) RESTful
13 3 (3.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.45%) Fintech
2 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Android
2 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.89%) MVC
3 11 (11.70%) ERP
4 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (8.51%) SDLC
7 7 (7.45%) Change Management
7 7 (7.45%) Scrum
8 6 (6.38%) Project Management
8 6 (6.38%) TDD
8 6 (6.38%) Web Development
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (5.32%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (5.32%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.32%) IT Strategy
9 5 (5.32%) Record to Report
10 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.26%) CRM
10 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.17%) C#
2 25 (26.60%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.77%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.19%) VB
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) XPath
8 1 (1.06%) Java
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) AAT
3 1 (1.06%) ACCA
3 1 (1.06%) CIMA
3 1 (1.06%) CISA
3 1 (1.06%) CISSP
3 1 (1.06%) CNE
3 1 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.06%) MCSE
3 1 (1.06%) Novell Certification
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.38%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.06%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) IFS
2 6 (6.38%) SAP
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Epicor
4 4 (4.26%) Infor
5 3 (3.19%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.19%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Capita
6 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
7 1 (1.06%) webMethods