Period
to 18 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Finance Manager was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Finance Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 871 972 883
Rank change year-on-year +101 -89 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Finance Manager 192 189 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 177 167 297
UK median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £140,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% +16.82% -6.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 129,845 154,184 171,897
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.88% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103,865 124,090 137,862
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Finance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Finance Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Finance Manager in the UK

Finance Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance Manager.

Salary trend for Finance Manager in the UK

Finance Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance Manager in the UK

Finance Manager
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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 +88 189 £82,500 +10.00% 22
London +88 147 £82,500 +10.00% 9
UK excluding London +66 42 £70,000 +12.00% 14
Midlands +29 16 £72,500 +38.10% 4
South East +34 13 £67,500 -6.90% 5
West Midlands +19 11 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North of England +35 9 £70,000 +40.00% 3
North West +47 5 £70,000 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +30 5 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Yorkshire +19 4 £60,000 +31.87%
East of England +63 2 £63,750 -27.14% 1
South West +7 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Wales - 1 £90,000 - 1

Finance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, Finance Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Finance Manager in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) Finance
2 107 (55.73%) Asset Management
3 96 (50.00%) Front Office
4 91 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (46.35%) Fixed Income
6 86 (44.79%) Derivative
7 74 (38.54%) Equities
8 70 (36.46%) Mentoring
9 69 (35.94%) AWS
10 63 (32.81%) Java
11 62 (32.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 61 (31.77%) Software Engineering
13 59 (30.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (29.69%) SQL
14 57 (29.69%) Performance Management
14 57 (29.69%) Hedge funds
15 52 (27.08%) Docker
16 49 (25.52%) Business Analysis
17 48 (25.00%) J2EE
17 48 (25.00%) Web Services
18 45 (23.44%) Project Delivery
19 44 (22.92%) Investment Management
20 41 (21.35%) Calypso
20 41 (21.35%) Charles River
20 41 (21.35%) Markit EDM
20 41 (21.35%) SimCorp
20 41 (21.35%) Front Arena
20 41 (21.35%) thinkFolio
21 38 (19.79%) Greenfield Project
21 38 (19.79%) Terraform

Finance Manager Skill Set
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 12 (6.25%) Apache
1 12 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (21.35%) Front Arena
1 41 (21.35%) Markit EDM
1 41 (21.35%) thinkFolio
2 9 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (3.65%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (2.60%) NetSuite
5 5 (2.60%) PolarLake
5 5 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.56%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (1.04%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (1.04%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.52%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 69 (35.94%) AWS
2 19 (9.90%) OpenShift
3 17 (8.85%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (8.85%) Amazon ECS
3 17 (8.85%) AWS Lambda
3 17 (8.85%) Serverless
4 14 (7.29%) CloudFront
5 9 (4.69%) Azure
5 9 (4.69%) GCP
6 7 (3.65%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.08%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) Amazon Aurora
2 7 (3.65%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.08%) Power BI
5 3 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.04%) SSDT
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (9.90%) Artifactory
1 19 (9.90%) RStudio
2 15 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.29%) GitLab
4 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.52%) TestPartner
General
1 192 (100.00%) Finance
2 96 (50.00%) Front Office
3 14 (7.29%) Banking
4 11 (5.73%) Law
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.00%) J2EE
1 48 (25.00%) Web Services
2 19 (9.90%) J2SE
3 14 (7.29%) AngularJS
4 12 (6.25%) SparkR
5 10 (5.21%) .NET
6 7 (3.65%) React
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.04%) XML
7 2 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (46.35%) Fixed Income
2 86 (44.79%) Derivative
3 74 (38.54%) Equities
4 62 (32.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (29.69%) Hedge funds
6 38 (19.79%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (7.81%) Reference Data
9 14 (7.29%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (4.17%) User Experience
12 7 (3.65%) Robotics
13 4 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (1.04%) Exotic Derivative
15 1 (0.52%) PMI
15 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (55.73%) Asset Management
2 91 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (36.46%) Mentoring
4 61 (31.77%) Software Engineering
5 59 (30.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (29.69%) Performance Management
7 49 (25.52%) Business Analysis
8 45 (23.44%) Project Delivery
9 44 (22.92%) Investment Management
10 37 (19.27%) DevOps
11 36 (18.75%) Microservices
12 22 (11.46%) ERP
12 22 (11.46%) Project Management
13 17 (8.85%) Change Management
13 17 (8.85%) Open Source
13 17 (8.85%) Validation
14 15 (7.81%) Data Validation
15 14 (7.29%) Data Modelling
15 14 (7.29%) Fund Management
15 14 (7.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.81%) Java
2 57 (29.69%) SQL
3 31 (16.15%) R
4 22 (11.46%) Python
5 16 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.73%) C#
7 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.04%) C++
8 2 (1.04%) Kotlin
8 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.04%) VBA
9 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.65%) ACCA
1 7 (3.65%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.13%) CIMA
3 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.04%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (0.52%) CFA
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.85%) QA
2 15 (7.81%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.17%) GDPR
4 3 (1.56%) PMO
5 2 (1.04%) GAAP
5 2 (1.04%) SLA
5 2 (1.04%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.52%) IFRS
System Software
1 52 (27.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (19.79%) Terraform
2 31 (16.15%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.56%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) Salt
4 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (21.35%) Calypso
1 41 (21.35%) Charles River
1 41 (21.35%) SimCorp
2 30 (15.63%) Bloomberg
3 23 (11.98%) Fidessa
3 23 (11.98%) FIS
3 23 (11.98%) ION Trading
3 23 (11.98%) Linedata
4 17 (8.85%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.33%) SAP
6 14 (7.29%) Google
7 10 (5.21%) Oracle
8 7 (3.65%) Blue Prism
8 7 (3.65%) Eze Castle Integration
9 5 (2.60%) Remedy
9 5 (2.60%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.56%) Cognos
11 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.52%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.52%) HP