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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21035 21867 26073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.65% 22.30% 23.46%
As % of the General category 55.63% 52.08% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15444 17880 21767
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

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 37812 41985 49530
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.52% 42.81% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44726 51578 59760
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the UK

Finance
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 19762 £55,000 - 2746
London +2 11628 £65,000 +8.33% 1535
UK excluding London -4 9028 £45,500 +1.11% 1365
North of England -1 2400 £45,000 +5.88% 355
South East 0 2375 £49,000 +3.15% 329
Midlands -4 1238 £45,000 +3.44% 180
South West +3 1040 £45,000 - 200
East of England -5 963 £45,000 -10.00% 132
Scotland -2 777 £50,000 +5.26% 137
Wales +2 226 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Northern Ireland +8 42 £47,500 +26.66% 14
Channel Islands +2 6 £32,500 -10.95%
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 11520 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9220 (23.50%) SQL
3 8650 (22.05%) Banking
4 6622 (16.88%) Java
5 5939 (15.14%) SQL Server
6 5905 (15.05%) C#
7 5897 (15.03%) Microsoft
8 5485 (13.98%) .NET
9 5407 (13.78%) Degree
10 4700 (11.98%) JavaScript
11 4463 (11.38%) Project Management
12 4455 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
13 4263 (10.87%) Windows
14 4238 (10.80%) Retail
15 4050 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
16 4041 (10.30%) Scrum
17 4033 (10.28%) Oracle
18 3772 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 3702 (9.44%) HTML
20 3633 (9.26%) Linux
21 3154 (8.04%) Investment Banking
22 3074 (7.84%) CSS
23 3013 (7.68%) Marketing
24 2913 (7.43%) TDD
25 2896 (7.38%) SAP
26 2876 (7.33%) Analytics
27 2811 (7.17%) Asset Management
28 2789 (7.11%) Python
29 2688 (6.85%) ITIL
30 2678 (6.83%) SDLC

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
1 993 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 701 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 656 (1.67%) SAS
4 568 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 530 (1.35%) Apache
6 501 (1.28%) IIS
7 471 (1.20%) CMS
8 447 (1.14%) Confluence
9 440 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 435 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 378 (0.96%) JBoss
12 314 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 276 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
14 251 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
15 227 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 212 (0.54%) Skype for Business
17 208 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 192 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
19 184 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
20 130 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2045 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1587 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
3 725 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 534 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 412 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 154 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 129 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 117 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 90 (0.23%) SPSS
10 82 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 40 (0.10%) InVision
12 28 (0.071%) Stata
13 26 (0.066%) FileZilla
14 20 (0.051%) InfoPath
15 14 (0.036%) Chatbot
15 14 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
16 12 (0.031%) EViews
17 10 (0.025%) HipChat
18 9 (0.023%) FrameMaker
18 9 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1264 (3.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 544 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 418 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 392 (1.00%) SAP CO
5 391 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 369 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
7 342 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
8 237 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
9 225 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
10 188 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
11 176 (0.45%) SAP BPC
12 172 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
13 160 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
14 154 (0.39%) NetSuite
15 151 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
16 142 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
17 136 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
18 128 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
19 122 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
20 97 (0.25%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1738 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1660 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 892 (2.27%) SaaS
4 594 (1.51%) Office 365
5 312 (0.80%) GitHub
6 274 (0.70%) IaaS
7 256 (0.65%) PaaS
8 200 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 187 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 147 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 91 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 83 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
13 73 (0.19%) Force.com
14 66 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
15 54 (0.14%) FinancialForce.com
16 52 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
17 49 (0.12%) G Suite
18 45 (0.11%) Amazon S3
18 45 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
19 41 (0.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1166 (2.97%) Firewall
2 686 (1.75%) WAN
3 677 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 644 (1.64%) LAN
5 590 (1.50%) Internet
6 555 (1.41%) VPN
7 539 (1.37%) DNS
8 466 (1.19%) SAN
9 385 (0.98%) Network Security
10 344 (0.88%) DHCP
11 343 (0.87%) VoIP
12 298 (0.76%) HTTP
13 281 (0.72%) Wireless
14 233 (0.59%) BGP
14 233 (0.59%) MPLS
15 215 (0.55%) Intranet
16 212 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
17 197 (0.50%) Skype
18 189 (0.48%) OSPF
19 175 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5939 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 1578 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1544 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1485 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1336 (3.41%) Big Data
6 1171 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1008 (2.57%) NoSQL
8 920 (2.35%) MySQL
9 818 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 753 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 711 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 619 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 593 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 577 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
15 571 (1.46%) Oracle Database
16 447 (1.14%) Power BI
17 429 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
18 425 (1.08%) RDBMS
19 389 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
20 329 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1497 (3.82%) JIRA
2 1343 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 1112 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 1076 (2.74%) Selenium
5 976 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 727 (1.85%) Maven
7 721 (1.84%) Visual Studio
8 640 (1.63%) Subversion
9 608 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 601 (1.53%) JUnit
11 486 (1.24%) NUnit
12 455 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 317 (0.81%) WebDriver
14 260 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 247 (0.63%) MSTest
16 226 (0.58%) SpecFlow
17 218 (0.56%) Eclipse
18 213 (0.54%) SoapUI
19 210 (0.54%) Gradle
20 209 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 8650 (22.05%) Banking
2 4238 (10.80%) Retail
3 3154 (8.04%) Investment Banking
4 3013 (7.68%) Marketing
5 2669 (6.80%) Telecoms
6 1969 (5.02%) Manufacturing
7 1824 (4.65%) Retail Banking
8 1515 (3.86%) Legal
9 1441 (3.67%) Front Office
10 1396 (3.56%) Financial Institution
11 1339 (3.41%) Electronics
12 793 (2.02%) Back Office
13 638 (1.63%) Advertising
14 556 (1.42%) Law
15 388 (0.99%) Games
16 323 (0.82%) Billing
17 275 (0.70%) Publishing
18 218 (0.56%) General Ledger
19 206 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
19 206 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10646 (27.14%) Developer
2 7484 (19.08%) Analyst
3 2697 (6.88%) Consultant
4 2681 (6.83%) Business Analyst
5 2664 (6.79%) Java Developer
6 2467 (6.29%) C# Developer
7 2211 (5.64%) .NET Developer
8 2197 (5.60%) Project Manager
9 2096 (5.34%) Architect
10 1956 (4.99%) Senior Developer
11 1351 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 1161 (2.96%) SQL Developer
13 1127 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
14 1090 (2.78%) Support Analyst
15 1044 (2.66%) IT Manager
16 848 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
17 825 (2.10%) Software Developer
18 805 (2.05%) Applications Support
19 795 (2.03%) Junior
20 788 (2.01%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5485 (13.98%) .NET
2 3702 (9.44%) HTML
3 3074 (7.84%) CSS
4 2472 (6.30%) AngularJS
5 2361 (6.02%) ASP.NET
6 2039 (5.20%) XML
7 1924 (4.90%) Web Services
8 1494 (3.81%) HTML5
9 1392 (3.55%) jQuery
10 1371 (3.49%) Spring
11 1299 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1176 (3.00%) REST
13 1163 (2.96%) .NET Framework
14 1048 (2.67%) SOAP
15 1001 (2.55%) WCF
16 943 (2.40%) WPF
17 885 (2.26%) React
18 871 (2.22%) CSS3
19 823 (2.10%) RESTful
20 818 (2.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4455 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2433 (6.20%) Fintech
3 2267 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 1620 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 1379 (3.52%) User Experience
6 1319 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
7 1028 (2.62%) Data Centre
8 1015 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 977 (2.49%) Derivative
10 941 (2.40%) Fixed Income
11 890 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 878 (2.24%) Equities
13 839 (2.14%) Hedge funds
14 580 (1.48%) Algorithms
15 563 (1.44%) Mobile App
16 503 (1.28%) Data Structures
17 455 (1.16%) Virtual Team
18 310 (0.79%) Clustering
19 300 (0.76%) Client/Server
20 285 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4263 (10.87%) Windows
2 3633 (9.26%) Linux
3 2229 (5.68%) Unix
4 1361 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 682 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 639 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 588 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 528 (1.35%) Android
9 496 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 456 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 326 (0.83%) Solaris
12 260 (0.66%) Windows 10
13 200 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 131 (0.33%) Windows 8
15 127 (0.32%) AIX
16 126 (0.32%) CentOS
17 110 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 100 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 45 (0.11%) Mac OS
20 44 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11520 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 4463 (11.38%) Project Management
3 4050 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
4 4041 (10.30%) Scrum
5 3772 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 2913 (7.43%) TDD
7 2876 (7.33%) Analytics
8 2811 (7.17%) Asset Management
9 2688 (6.85%) ITIL
10 2678 (6.83%) SDLC
11 2617 (6.67%) MVC
12 2354 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 2319 (5.91%) Business Analysis
14 2309 (5.89%) Test Automation
15 2306 (5.88%) Wealth Management
16 2069 (5.27%) OO
17 2001 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
18 1987 (5.07%) Mentoring
19 1978 (5.04%) Programme Management
20 1956 (4.99%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9220 (23.50%) SQL
2 6622 (16.88%) Java
3 5905 (15.05%) C#
4 4700 (11.98%) JavaScript
5 2789 (7.11%) Python
6 1695 (4.32%) C++
7 1602 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 1081 (2.76%) PowerShell
9 858 (2.19%) C
10 826 (2.11%) PHP
11 755 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 753 (1.92%) Perl
13 681 (1.74%) Shell Script
14 667 (1.70%) VBA
15 604 (1.54%) Ruby
16 567 (1.45%) R
17 552 (1.41%) Scala
18 477 (1.22%) Bash Shell
19 445 (1.13%) VB.NET
20 345 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5407 (13.78%) Degree
2 1037 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 894 (2.28%) CISSP
4 835 (2.13%) ISEB
5 627 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 623 (1.59%) CISM
7 528 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 497 (1.27%) Security Cleared
9 474 (1.21%) CISA
10 472 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 469 (1.20%) ISTQB
12 403 (1.03%) PMP
13 382 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
14 380 (0.97%) CCNP
15 337 (0.86%) PhD
16 297 (0.76%) Master's Degree
17 293 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 287 (0.73%) CCNA
19 281 (0.72%) SC Cleared
20 248 (0.63%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2186 (5.57%) QA
2 833 (2.12%) PMO
3 758 (1.93%) SLA
4 617 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 475 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 326 (0.83%) MiFID
7 312 (0.80%) PCI DSS
8 187 (0.48%) COBIT
8 187 (0.48%) GDPR
9 132 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 91 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 86 (0.22%) EMIR
12 74 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 71 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 68 (0.17%) Basel III
15 55 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 47 (0.12%) IFRS
17 46 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
18 41 (0.10%) ISO 20022
19 40 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1726 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 835 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 673 (1.72%) Docker
4 281 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 198 (0.50%) XenApp
6 183 (0.47%) vSphere
7 149 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 129 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 118 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 75 (0.19%) HDFS
11 61 (0.16%) NFS
12 51 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
13 50 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 46 (0.12%) Apache Flume
15 41 (0.10%) KVM
16 39 (0.099%) XenServer
17 36 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
18 33 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
18 33 (0.084%) Terminal Services
19 30 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 686 (1.75%) Puppet
2 577 (1.47%) Ansible
3 537 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 420 (1.07%) SCCM
5 253 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 191 (0.49%) Nagios
7 146 (0.37%) Control-M
8 143 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 115 (0.29%) Terraform
10 105 (0.27%) SCOM
11 102 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 91 (0.23%) Nessus
13 82 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
14 81 (0.21%) WSUS
15 73 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 70 (0.18%) AirWatch
17 61 (0.16%) Kibana
18 59 (0.15%) Tivoli
19 54 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
19 54 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5897 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 4033 (10.28%) Oracle
3 2896 (7.38%) SAP
4 1426 (3.64%) VMware
5 1269 (3.23%) Cisco
6 741 (1.89%) Citrix
7 676 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 665 (1.70%) Tableau
9 650 (1.66%) IBM
10 567 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 566 (1.44%) Google
12 557 (1.42%) HP
13 434 (1.11%) Sybase
14 399 (1.02%) CheckPoint
15 366 (0.93%) Splunk
16 352 (0.90%) Adobe
17 351 (0.89%) Cognos
18 305 (0.78%) Juniper
19 279 (0.71%) Palo Alto
20 276 (0.70%) Bloomberg
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