Finance Jobs in the UK excluding London

Financial
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Finance over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11,845 10,762 14,150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.79% 19.48% 18.53%
As % of the General category 27.04% 28.87% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,731 5,216 7,308
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,947 £33,171
25th Percentile £39,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,250 £72,391 £70,250
90th Percentile £84,964 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

All General Skills
UK excluding London

Finance falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 43,805 37,282 46,776
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.69% 67.47% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27,566 17,972 24,668
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,200 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the UK excluding London

Finance
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Finance in the UK excluding London

Finance
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Finance in the UK excluding London

Finance
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Scotland +2 2,861 £56,000 -10.40% 176
North of England -3 2,544 £53,500 -2.73% 698
South East -2 2,434 £52,500 -8.70% 636
Midlands -2 1,842 £50,000 -9.09% 441
North West -1 1,474 £52,500 -5.41% 422
South West -8 1,233 £52,500 -4.55% 411
West Midlands 0 1,222 £53,500 -2.73% 262
Yorkshire -4 794 £55,000 - 188
East Midlands -2 614 £48,000 -12.73% 179
East of England -3 531 £50,000 -9.09% 228
North East +2 276 £50,000 -9.09% 96
Wales -2 252 £45,000 - 64
Northern Ireland -1 112 £41,250 -17.50% 37
Isle of Man +6 37 £54,000 -25.52% 3
Channel Islands 0 16 £72,500 -29.27% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 516 (4.36%) Apache Spark
2 290 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 200 (1.69%) Microsoft Exchange
4 195 (1.65%) Confluence
5 191 (1.61%) Apache
6 177 (1.49%) SAS
7 122 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
8 102 (0.86%) FileNet
9 56 (0.47%) IIS
10 32 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 30 (0.25%) WordPress
12 27 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 26 (0.22%) CMS
14 21 (0.18%) GemFire
15 19 (0.16%) nginx
16 13 (0.11%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.10%) Camunda
17 12 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
18 11 (0.093%) CICS
19 10 (0.084%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1,340 (11.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 905 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
3 345 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 84 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
5 53 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 43 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 30 (0.25%) UserZoom
8 20 (0.17%) Sketch
9 10 (0.084%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.059%) Oracle Smart View
10 7 (0.059%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.051%) InVision
11 6 (0.051%) OrCAD
12 5 (0.042%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.034%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.034%) SPSS
13 4 (0.034%) Trello
14 3 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 104 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 72 (0.61%) NEC Housing
4 56 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 55 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 40 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 38 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 35 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 35 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
9 31 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
9 31 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
10 30 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
11 29 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 19 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (0.16%) iTrent
12 19 (0.16%) Sage 200
13 18 (0.15%) Sage X3
14 16 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
14 16 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,678 (14.17%) AWS
2 1,446 (12.21%) Azure
3 759 (6.41%) Power Platform
4 556 (4.69%) Microsoft 365
5 314 (2.65%) GCP
6 312 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
7 257 (2.17%) SaaS
8 182 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
9 180 (1.52%) Entra ID
10 165 (1.39%) Amazon S3
11 136 (1.15%) GitHub
12 128 (1.08%) Serverless
13 122 (1.03%) Datadog
14 117 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
15 103 (0.87%) Figma
16 99 (0.84%) Power Automate
17 86 (0.73%) PowerApps
18 74 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
19 70 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
20 67 (0.57%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 385 (3.25%) Broadband
2 273 (2.30%) Firewall
3 156 (1.32%) Internet
4 116 (0.98%) VPN
5 115 (0.97%) DNS
6 110 (0.93%) WAN
7 99 (0.84%) LAN
8 96 (0.81%) Wireless
9 83 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
10 82 (0.69%) Kerberos
11 76 (0.64%) Network Security
12 73 (0.62%) TCP/IP
13 71 (0.60%) SAN
14 64 (0.54%) DHCP
15 59 (0.50%) IPsec
16 55 (0.46%) SNMP
17 41 (0.35%) 5G
17 41 (0.35%) Intranet
18 35 (0.30%) VoIP
19 34 (0.29%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (5.56%) Power BI
2 618 (5.22%) NoSQL
3 511 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 440 (3.71%) Big Data
5 358 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
6 241 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
7 232 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 195 (1.65%) Data Lake
8 195 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 188 (1.59%) Tableau
10 176 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 159 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 151 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 130 (1.10%) Metadata
14 122 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
15 105 (0.89%) Apache Hive
16 87 (0.73%) HBase
17 80 (0.68%) MySQL
18 73 (0.62%) Power Query
19 60 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 429 (3.62%) Git
2 410 (3.46%) JIRA
3 361 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 221 (1.87%) JUnit
5 130 (1.10%) Selenium
6 119 (1.00%) Jasmine
7 105 (0.89%) Cypress.io
8 88 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 79 (0.67%) Bitbucket Server
9 79 (0.67%) Maven
10 73 (0.62%) GitLab
11 69 (0.58%) Artifactory
11 69 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 66 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 64 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 63 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 60 (0.51%) Protractor
16 47 (0.40%) Mockito
17 42 (0.35%) JMeter
18 38 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3,703 (31.26%) Social Skills
2 3,112 (26.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2,774 (23.42%) Law
4 2,153 (18.18%) Marketing
5 1,781 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1,502 (12.68%) Legal
7 1,271 (10.73%) Banking
8 1,168 (9.86%) Retail
9 664 (5.61%) Public Sector
10 577 (4.87%) Influencing Skills
11 566 (4.78%) Investment Banking
12 478 (4.04%) Manufacturing
13 376 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
14 354 (2.99%) Telecoms
15 343 (2.90%) Organisational Skills
16 321 (2.71%) Financial Institution
17 202 (1.71%) Local Government
18 194 (1.64%) Electronics
19 151 (1.27%) Games
20 150 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,938 (16.36%) Software Engineer
2 1,701 (14.36%) Senior
3 1,659 (14.01%) Lead
4 1,588 (13.41%) Analyst
5 1,014 (8.56%) Developer
6 748 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 713 (6.02%) Java Engineer
8 689 (5.82%) Java Software Engineer
9 639 (5.39%) Architect
10 611 (5.16%) Lead Software Engineer
11 558 (4.71%) Consultant
12 390 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
13 360 (3.04%) Development Manager
14 332 (2.80%) Big Data Engineer
15 331 (2.79%) Big Data Software Engineer
16 324 (2.74%) Data Engineer
17 309 (2.61%) IT Manager
18 306 (2.58%) Python Engineer
19 302 (2.55%) Full Stack Engineer
20 300 (2.53%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (6.26%) React
2 686 (5.79%) Spring
3 554 (4.68%) HTML
4 552 (4.66%) AngularJS
5 541 (4.57%) .NET
6 444 (3.75%) CSS
7 438 (3.70%) Kafka
8 354 (2.99%) Spring Boot
9 304 (2.57%) Node.js
10 283 (2.39%) JSON
11 265 (2.24%) RESTful
12 258 (2.18%) REST
12 258 (2.18%) Web Services
13 236 (1.99%) J2EE
14 205 (1.73%) ASP.NET
15 201 (1.70%) Hibernate
16 188 (1.59%) PySpark
17 186 (1.57%) jQuery
18 184 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 174 (1.47%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 917 (7.74%) Cloud Native
2 777 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 603 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 455 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 348 (2.94%) Product Ownership
6 339 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 312 (2.63%) Onboarding
8 179 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 168 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 153 (1.29%) Driving Licence
11 150 (1.27%) PMI
12 145 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 140 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 131 (1.11%) Reference Data
15 123 (1.04%) NHS
16 122 (1.03%) Market Risk
17 103 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 82 (0.69%) Virtual Team
19 81 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 80 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 722 (6.10%) Windows
2 458 (3.87%) Linux
3 220 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 211 (1.78%) Unix
5 111 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 105 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (0.79%) Android
8 85 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
9 70 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 51 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 49 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
12 46 (0.39%) CentOS
13 31 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.16%) AIX
16 17 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.14%) Solaris
17 16 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 15 (0.13%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,446 (37.53%) Agile
2 2,509 (21.18%) Software Engineering
3 2,073 (17.50%) SDLC
4 2,056 (17.36%) CI/CD
5 2,006 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
6 1,662 (14.03%) Operational Stability
7 1,621 (13.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1,551 (13.09%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1,518 (12.82%) Machine Learning
10 1,389 (11.73%) Decision-Making
11 1,374 (11.60%) Mentoring
12 1,344 (11.35%) Project Management
13 1,215 (10.26%) Risk Management
14 1,199 (10.12%) Community of Practice
15 1,137 (9.60%) Roadmaps
16 1,073 (9.06%) Coaching
17 987 (8.33%) Visualisation
18 954 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
19 827 (6.98%) Analytics
20 757 (6.39%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 2,129 (17.97%) SQL
2 1,763 (14.88%) Java
3 1,310 (11.06%) Python
4 775 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 584 (4.93%) C#
6 406 (3.43%) TypeScript
7 281 (2.37%) Scala
8 268 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 162 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 150 (1.27%) Go
11 141 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 99 (0.84%) Bash
13 98 (0.83%) R
14 90 (0.76%) PHP
15 86 (0.73%) C
16 80 (0.68%) C++
17 67 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 65 (0.55%) Prolog
18 65 (0.55%) SPARQL
19 54 (0.46%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,656 (13.98%) Degree
2 503 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 443 (3.74%) ACCA
4 358 (3.02%) CIMA
5 270 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 226 (1.91%) Master's Degree
7 215 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 198 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 190 (1.60%) DBS Check
10 137 (1.16%) CISSP
11 108 (0.91%) PMP
12 100 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 98 (0.83%) AWS Certification
14 91 (0.77%) CISM
15 89 (0.75%) Azure Certification
16 85 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
17 74 (0.62%) MBA
18 73 (0.62%) PhD
19 58 (0.49%) CRISC
20 57 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (3.09%) GDPR
2 342 (2.89%) QA
3 276 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 267 (2.25%) SLA
5 186 (1.57%) Accessibility
6 153 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 152 (1.28%) PMO
8 118 (1.00%) NIST
9 116 (0.98%) IFRS
10 68 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
11 43 (0.36%) PCI DSS
12 42 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 40 (0.34%) GRC
13 40 (0.34%) IFRS 9
14 37 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
15 33 (0.28%) GAAP
16 29 (0.24%) ISO 9001
17 26 (0.22%) ITGC
18 24 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 24 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 510 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 325 (2.74%) Docker
3 240 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (0.73%) HDFS
5 83 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 71 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (0.39%) Firmware
8 44 (0.37%) RACF
9 34 (0.29%) vSphere
10 30 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 26 (0.22%) XenApp
12 21 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (0.14%) Embedded Firmware
14 14 (0.12%) OpenSSH
15 12 (0.10%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.093%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.093%) Time Sharing Option
17 7 (0.059%) IAG
17 7 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
17 7 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 514 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 387 (3.27%) Terraform
3 178 (1.50%) Grafana
4 135 (1.14%) Prometheus
5 109 (0.92%) Ansible
6 90 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 63 (0.53%) vCenter Server
8 62 (0.52%) SCCM
9 27 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 26 (0.22%) Kibana
11 24 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 22 (0.19%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.18%) Zipkin
14 20 (0.17%) Progress Chef
15 17 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 15 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
17 14 (0.12%) Backup Exec
17 14 (0.12%) NetBackup
17 14 (0.12%) PowerCLI
18 12 (0.10%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2,546 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 778 (6.57%) Oracle
3 508 (4.29%) SAP
4 305 (2.57%) VMware
5 279 (2.36%) Databricks
6 267 (2.25%) Google
7 215 (1.82%) Splunk
8 173 (1.46%) Dynatrace
9 146 (1.23%) ServiceNow
10 130 (1.10%) Salesforce
11 125 (1.06%) NEC
12 124 (1.05%) Cisco
13 107 (0.90%) Informatica
14 103 (0.87%) Hyperion
15 101 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 100 (0.84%) CA
17 91 (0.77%) Alteryx
17 91 (0.77%) Sage
18 90 (0.76%) Anaplan
19 88 (0.74%) Palo Alto