The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18244 24230 24695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.34% 23.17% 22.94%
As % of the General category 52.62% 52.76% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14609 19792 19925
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34670 45928 47522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.55% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27983 37120 37263
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the UK

Finance
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Finance in the UK

Finance
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the UK

Finance
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 16993 £55,000 +4.76% 2697
London -1 9795 £62,500 +4.16% 1529
South East -5 2236 £47,500 -5.00% 364
City of London 0 1870 £62,500 +4.16% 412
North West -7 958 £45,000 +4.65% 195
Yorkshire -7 931 £45,000 +7.14% 118
South West -3 930 £45,000 +5.88% 164
East of England -7 891 £47,500 -5.00% 127
West Midlands -8 737 £44,500 -1.11% 94
Scotland -1 713 £47,500 - 127
West Yorkshire -1 698 £45,000 +5.88% 82
Surrey 0 572 £52,500 +5.00% 95
Manchester -10 537 £45,000 +4.04% 127
Leeds -1 468 £45,000 +7.14% 59
Berkshire -10 419 £50,000 -4.76% 62
Hampshire -2 412 £45,000 - 76
Bristol +5 402 £47,500 +11.76% 77
Hertfordshire -1 388 £50,000 +11.11% 41
Birmingham 0 384 £47,500 +5.55% 32
Edinburgh 0 376 £47,500 - 82
East Midlands +6 368 £45,000 +12.93% 65
Cheshire -4 293 £42,500 -2.29% 54
Glasgow +1 291 £45,000 -0.55% 27
Buckinghamshire -3 249 £45,000 - 28
Wales -3 246 £43,000 +7.50% 24
South Wales +1 218 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Wiltshire 0 193 £44,000 -2.22% 24
Essex -4 174 £50,000 - 15
Milton Keynes 0 169 £45,000 - 16
Cambridgeshire -5 163 £45,000 -10.00% 44

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Finance.

1 10719 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8866 (23.85%) SQL
3 7839 (21.09%) Banking
4 6035 (16.24%) Java
5 5822 (15.66%) C#
6 5563 (14.97%) .NET
7 5496 (14.79%) SQL Server
8 5425 (14.60%) Microsoft
9 5210 (14.02%) Degree
10 4547 (12.23%) JavaScript
11 4376 (11.77%) Project Management
12 4039 (10.87%) Windows
13 3841 (10.33%) Oracle
14 3781 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 3748 (10.08%) HTML
16 3641 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 3632 (9.77%) MS Excel
18 3622 (9.74%) Linux
19 3496 (9.41%) Scrum
20 3227 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
21 2924 (7.87%) CSS
22 2833 (7.62%) ITIL
23 2811 (7.56%) Retail
24 2673 (7.19%) TDD
25 2653 (7.14%) Telecoms
26 2552 (6.87%) MVC
27 2436 (6.55%) Python
28 2392 (6.44%) SDLC
29 2345 (6.31%) AngularJS
30 2343 (6.30%) ASP.NET

Finance
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
1 967 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 652 (1.75%) IIS
3 610 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 575 (1.55%) Apache
5 567 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 542 (1.46%) SAS
7 515 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 456 (1.23%) JBoss
9 448 (1.21%) CMS
10 430 (1.16%) Apache Spark
11 404 (1.09%) Confluence
12 321 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
13 282 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 279 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 214 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 208 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
17 203 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
18 199 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
19 178 (0.48%) Skype for Business
20 132 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3632 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 1513 (4.07%) MS Office
3 722 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 530 (1.43%) MS Project
5 416 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 147 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 103 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 90 (0.24%) SPSS
9 78 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 43 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 42 (0.11%) InVision
12 20 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
13 19 (0.051%) InfoPath
14 18 (0.048%) Stata
15 12 (0.032%) EViews
16 10 (0.027%) AutoCAD
17 7 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
18 6 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
18 6 (0.016%) HipChat
18 6 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 538 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 392 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 381 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 360 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 345 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 344 (0.93%) SAP CO
6 344 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
7 308 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
8 303 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 219 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
10 204 (0.55%) SAP BPC
11 190 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
12 168 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
13 161 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
14 158 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
15 135 (0.36%) NetSuite
16 122 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
17 116 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
18 111 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
19 94 (0.25%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1443 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1259 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 867 (2.33%) SaaS
4 554 (1.49%) Office 365
5 258 (0.69%) PaaS
6 229 (0.62%) GitHub
7 216 (0.58%) IaaS
8 212 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 155 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 122 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 81 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 73 (0.20%) Google Analytics
13 70 (0.19%) Mimecast
14 58 (0.16%) G Suite
15 56 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
16 54 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
16 54 (0.15%) Force.com
17 40 (0.11%) Amazon S3
18 39 (0.10%) Slack
19 30 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1240 (3.34%) Firewall
2 733 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 675 (1.82%) WAN
4 672 (1.81%) LAN
5 654 (1.76%) Internet
6 514 (1.38%) DNS
7 488 (1.31%) SAN
8 472 (1.27%) VPN
9 408 (1.10%) Network Security
10 361 (0.97%) HTTP
11 320 (0.86%) DHCP
12 286 (0.77%) Intranet
13 285 (0.77%) VoIP
14 273 (0.73%) MPLS
15 255 (0.69%) Wireless
16 238 (0.64%) BGP
17 224 (0.60%) SSL
18 223 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
19 205 (0.55%) OSPF
20 157 (0.42%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5496 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 1410 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1392 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1358 (3.65%) Big Data
5 1352 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1123 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 862 (2.32%) MySQL
8 832 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 725 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 703 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 651 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 636 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 631 (1.70%) MongoDB
14 534 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
15 495 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 493 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
17 447 (1.20%) RDBMS
18 408 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
19 350 (0.94%) QlikView
20 313 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1307 (3.52%) JIRA
2 1100 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 1086 (2.92%) Selenium
4 992 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 925 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 715 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 660 (1.78%) Maven
8 598 (1.61%) Subversion
9 463 (1.25%) JUnit
10 451 (1.21%) NUnit
11 423 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 413 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 310 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 269 (0.72%) MSTest
15 259 (0.70%) SoapUI
16 256 (0.69%) WebDriver
17 217 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
18 214 (0.58%) Moq
19 207 (0.56%) Gradle
20 203 (0.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 7839 (21.09%) Banking
2 2811 (7.56%) Retail
3 2653 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2223 (5.98%) Marketing
5 1518 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 1435 (3.86%) Legal
7 1319 (3.55%) Manufacturing
8 1283 (3.45%) Financial Institution
9 1073 (2.89%) Front Office
10 736 (1.98%) Back Office
11 611 (1.64%) Electronics
12 591 (1.59%) Advertising
13 479 (1.29%) Law
14 379 (1.02%) Games
15 325 (0.87%) Publishing
16 274 (0.74%) Billing
17 260 (0.70%) Retail Banking
18 227 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
19 179 (0.48%) General Ledger
19 179 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9994 (26.89%) Developer
2 7158 (19.26%) Analyst
3 2714 (7.30%) Consultant
4 2561 (6.89%) C# Developer
5 2417 (6.50%) Business Analyst
6 2390 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 2283 (6.14%) .NET Developer
8 2279 (6.13%) Project Manager
9 2152 (5.79%) Architect
10 1852 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 1487 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 1127 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 1030 (2.77%) Support Analyst
14 970 (2.61%) IT Manager
15 946 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
16 889 (2.39%) Applications Support
17 812 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
18 797 (2.14%) Administrator
19 787 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
20 785 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5563 (14.97%) .NET
2 3748 (10.08%) HTML
3 2924 (7.87%) CSS
4 2345 (6.31%) AngularJS
5 2343 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 2073 (5.58%) XML
7 1850 (4.98%) Web Services
8 1507 (4.05%) HTML5
9 1276 (3.43%) jQuery
10 1275 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1166 (3.14%) Spring
12 1091 (2.94%) WCF
13 1081 (2.91%) .NET Framework
14 1015 (2.73%) REST
15 970 (2.61%) WPF
16 925 (2.49%) SOAP
17 838 (2.25%) CSS3
18 790 (2.13%) React
19 753 (2.03%) RESTful
20 690 (1.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3781 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2153 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 2048 (5.51%) Fintech
4 1408 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 1273 (3.42%) Data Centre
6 1131 (3.04%) User Experience
7 886 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 797 (2.14%) Hedge funds
9 718 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 702 (1.89%) Derivative
11 672 (1.81%) Fixed Income
12 646 (1.74%) Equities
13 515 (1.39%) Client/Server
14 503 (1.35%) Mobile App
15 497 (1.34%) Algorithms
16 442 (1.19%) Data Structures
17 343 (0.92%) Virtual Team
18 282 (0.76%) Clustering
19 247 (0.66%) PMI
20 244 (0.66%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4039 (10.87%) Windows
2 3622 (9.74%) Linux
3 2153 (5.79%) Unix
4 1271 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 623 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 560 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 533 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 481 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 405 (1.09%) Android
10 401 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 305 (0.82%) Solaris
12 212 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 182 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 159 (0.43%) CentOS
15 128 (0.34%) AIX
16 125 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 88 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 87 (0.23%) Mac OS X
19 66 (0.18%) Windows XP
20 44 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10719 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4376 (11.77%) Project Management
3 3641 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 3496 (9.41%) Scrum
5 3227 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
6 2833 (7.62%) ITIL
7 2673 (7.19%) TDD
8 2552 (6.87%) MVC
9 2392 (6.44%) SDLC
10 2338 (6.29%) Analytics
11 2310 (6.21%) Software Engineering
12 2086 (5.61%) Business Analysis
13 1994 (5.36%) PRINCE2
14 1885 (5.07%) OO
15 1800 (4.84%) Change Management
16 1791 (4.82%) Risk Management
17 1765 (4.75%) Mentoring
18 1698 (4.57%) CRM
19 1691 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
20 1677 (4.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8866 (23.85%) SQL
2 6035 (16.24%) Java
3 5822 (15.66%) C#
4 4547 (12.23%) JavaScript
5 2436 (6.55%) Python
6 1625 (4.37%) C++
7 1379 (3.71%) T-SQL
8 1094 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 844 (2.27%) C
10 825 (2.22%) Perl
11 742 (2.00%) PHP
12 691 (1.86%) PL/SQL
13 581 (1.56%) Ruby
14 546 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 545 (1.47%) VBA
16 525 (1.41%) Scala
17 511 (1.37%) Bash Shell
18 461 (1.24%) VB.NET
19 394 (1.06%) R
20 378 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 5210 (14.02%) Degree
2 937 (2.52%) ISEB
3 840 (2.26%) CISSP
4 666 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 608 (1.64%) CISM
6 505 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 499 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 474 (1.28%) CISA
9 470 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 461 (1.24%) PMP
11 451 (1.21%) Security Cleared
12 430 (1.16%) CCNP
13 357 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
14 313 (0.84%) CCNA
15 299 (0.80%) PhD
15 299 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 250 (0.67%) SC Cleared
17 235 (0.63%) ACCA
17 235 (0.63%) CIMA
18 206 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1980 (5.33%) QA
2 871 (2.34%) PMO
3 752 (2.02%) SLA
4 601 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 399 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 377 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 297 (0.80%) MiFID
8 267 (0.72%) COBIT
9 157 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 89 (0.24%) EMIR
11 77 (0.21%) GDPR
12 73 (0.20%) IFRS
13 61 (0.16%) Basel III
14 57 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
15 56 (0.15%) SDET
16 54 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 43 (0.12%) IFRS 9
17 43 (0.12%) ISO 9001
18 40 (0.11%) Solvency II
19 38 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 1627 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 900 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 454 (1.22%) Docker
4 362 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 170 (0.46%) vSphere
5 170 (0.46%) XenApp
6 133 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 99 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 95 (0.26%) NFS
9 94 (0.25%) VMware ESX
10 88 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 70 (0.19%) KVM
12 61 (0.16%) HDFS
13 60 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 59 (0.16%) Xen
15 58 (0.16%) Apache Flume
16 52 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
17 50 (0.13%) SRDF
18 41 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
19 39 (0.10%) Snort
Systems Management
1 621 (1.67%) Puppet
2 483 (1.30%) Ansible
3 449 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 378 (1.02%) SCCM
5 240 (0.65%) Nagios
6 191 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
7 146 (0.39%) SCOM
8 140 (0.38%) Control-M
9 121 (0.33%) Kubernetes
10 97 (0.26%) Nessus
11 96 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 86 (0.23%) FortiGate
13 73 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
13 73 (0.20%) WSUS
14 65 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
14 65 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
15 63 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
16 61 (0.16%) Tivoli
17 59 (0.16%) Terraform
18 57 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5425 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 3841 (10.33%) Oracle
3 2194 (5.90%) SAP
4 1444 (3.88%) VMware
5 1383 (3.72%) Cisco
6 744 (2.00%) Citrix
7 701 (1.89%) HP
8 689 (1.85%) IBM
9 671 (1.81%) Red Hat
10 601 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 520 (1.40%) Tableau
12 465 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 444 (1.19%) Google
14 372 (1.00%) Sybase
15 342 (0.92%) Juniper
16 341 (0.92%) Adobe
17 303 (0.82%) Splunk
18 296 (0.80%) Sage
19 289 (0.78%) Cognos
20 272 (0.73%) F5
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits inc. 20% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Cititec
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 75k-110k
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 25 hol + pension Cont
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago