Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Budgeting and Forecasting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Budgeting and Forecasting over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Budgeting and Forecasting
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 749 722 842
Rank change year-on-year -27 +120 +49
Permanent jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 144 190 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 133 221
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,050 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,586 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £76,563 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,875 £94,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -7.41%

Budgeting and Forecasting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83,970 88,154 134,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.82% 92.32% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 62,413 70,875 106,493
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Budgeting and Forecasting
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Budgeting and Forecasting as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting.

Salary trend for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Budgeting and Forecasting in the UK

Budgeting and Forecasting
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting within the UK over the 6 months to 18 May 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
England +1 134 £60,000 +4.35% 33
UK excluding London -4 71 £55,000 - 18
London +57 67 £75,000 - 14
South East +29 22 £48,750 -25.00% 5
Midlands -20 20 £62,904 +7.07% 1
West Midlands -8 19 £64,070 +6.78% 1
North of England -11 12 £47,500 -12.08% 7
North West +16 7 £47,500 -10.47% 3
South West -26 7 £55,000 +71.88% 1
Work from Home -168 6 £65,236 +0.36% 3
East of England +18 5 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Scotland -15 4 - -
Yorkshire -25 4 £31,000 -43.64% 3
Wales +23 1 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 £55,000 -4.35%
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing Budgeting and Forecasting 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 with a requirement for Budgeting and Forecasting.

1 102 (70.83%) Finance
2 68 (47.22%) Social Skills
3 51 (35.42%) Project Management
4 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (28.47%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (18.06%) Degree
8 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.06%) Planning and Forecasting
9 23 (15.97%) CIMA
10 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
11 21 (14.58%) ACCA
11 21 (14.58%) Decision-Making
12 20 (13.89%) Oracle
13 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
14 17 (11.81%) Analytics
15 16 (11.11%) Hyperion
16 15 (10.42%) ERP
16 15 (10.42%) Performance Management
17 14 (9.72%) Change Management
17 14 (9.72%) Banking
17 14 (9.72%) Business Case
18 13 (9.03%) PMO
18 13 (9.03%) SQL
18 13 (9.03%) Azure

Budgeting and Forecasting
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.69%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.69%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.69%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Hyperion Planning
2 10 (6.94%) HFM
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 5 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.39%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.69%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Azure
2 9 (6.25%) Power Platform
3 5 (3.47%) SaaS
4 4 (2.78%) AWS
4 4 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (2.08%) GCP
6 2 (1.39%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (0.69%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) Power BI
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.47%) Essbase
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.78%) Tableau
6 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (70.83%) Finance
2 68 (47.22%) Social Skills
3 41 (28.47%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.72%) Banking
5 12 (8.33%) Marketing
6 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
7 10 (6.94%) Advertising
7 10 (6.94%) Billing
7 10 (6.94%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (6.25%) Legal
8 9 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (5.56%) General Ledger
9 8 (5.56%) Retail
10 6 (4.17%) Games
10 6 (4.17%) Investment Banking
10 6 (4.17%) Local Government
11 4 (2.78%) Automotive
11 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (2.78%) Law
12 3 (2.08%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Analyst
2 23 (15.97%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.42%) Senior Manager
4 13 (9.03%) Finance Manager
5 12 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (6.94%) Consultant
8 9 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Project Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Finance Systems Manager
11 6 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Service Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Systems Manager
12 5 (3.47%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) OLE
1 5 (3.47%) SOAP
1 5 (3.47%) Web Services
1 5 (3.47%) WSDL
1 5 (3.47%) XML
1 5 (3.47%) XSLT
2 4 (2.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.56%) Life Science
2 8 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.78%) Reinsurance
3 4 (2.78%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (2.08%) CMDB
4 3 (2.08%) Handset
4 3 (2.08%) Housing Association
4 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.42%) Project Management
2 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (18.06%) Planning and Forecasting
6 21 (14.58%) Decision-Making
7 18 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 18 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (11.81%) Analytics
9 15 (10.42%) ERP
9 15 (10.42%) Performance Management
10 14 (9.72%) Business Case
10 14 (9.72%) Change Management
11 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.33%) Product Management
11 12 (8.33%) Project Delivery
11 12 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
11 12 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 12 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.03%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) R
3 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 23 (15.97%) CIMA
3 21 (14.58%) ACCA
4 8 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.56%) PMP
5 6 (4.17%) CCAB
5 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) AAT
6 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) PMO
2 8 (5.56%) SLA
3 6 (4.17%) GDPR
4 4 (2.78%) QA
5 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.89%) Oracle
3 16 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 12 (8.33%) Workday
5 11 (7.64%) SAP
6 8 (5.56%) Adaptive Insights
7 7 (4.86%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (4.17%) Concur
8 6 (4.17%) Tagetik
9 5 (3.47%) CyberArk
9 5 (3.47%) Jitterbit
9 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.47%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.78%) Anaplan
10 4 (2.78%) Cognos
10 4 (2.78%) Remedy
10 4 (2.78%) Sage
11 3 (2.08%) Cadence
12 2 (1.39%) Avaya
12 2 (1.39%) Infor