Finance Jobs in the West Midlands

Financial
England > West Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 1 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
1 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 4 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 710 1,444 1,011
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.59% 17.64% 13.91%
As % of the General category 31.05% 24.36% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 527 779 757
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,145 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

All General Skills
West Midlands

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,287 5,928 4,031
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 69.53% 72.41% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,813 2,942 2,816
10th Percentile £26,500 £29,000 £29,500
25th Percentile £33,500 £38,125 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - - +4.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Finance in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 1 December 2023.

Salary histogram for Finance in the West Midlands

Finance
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 December 2023. 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
Warwickshire +19 269 £50,000 +6.38% 44
Birmingham -1 190 £59,556 +1.80% 134
Coventry -4 47 £55,220 +7.26% 26
Wolverhampton +3 40 £63,500 +20.95% 5
Solihull +8 30 £52,500 +23.53% 8
Staffordshire +5 22 £47,500 -5.00% 40
Shropshire -3 17 £49,000 -24.62% 6
Tipton - 16 £28,250 -
Worcestershire -16 13 £57,500 +27.78% 12
Herefordshire +3 12 £21,426 -42.86% 3
Walsall +18 8 £96,250 +37.50% 5
Sutton Coldfield +1 8 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich +2 6 £46,000 -4.17% 2
Stourbridge 0 2 £50,000 - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands 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 10 (1.41%) Confluence
2 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.28%) Captiva
4 2 (0.28%) Documentum
4 2 (0.28%) JBoss
4 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.70%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.56%) Simulink
7 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.28%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.14%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 32 (4.51%) NetSuite
2 9 (1.27%) ProductWriter
3 8 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.70%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.70%) Shopify
4 5 (0.70%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.28%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Misys Equation
7 1 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (13.10%) Azure
2 78 (10.99%) Power Platform
3 57 (8.03%) AWS
4 29 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (2.82%) SaaS
6 18 (2.54%) PowerApps
7 16 (2.25%) Microsoft 365
7 16 (2.25%) Power Automate
8 14 (1.97%) Azure DevOps
9 10 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (1.41%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 10 (1.41%) Entra ID
10 8 (1.13%) GCP
10 8 (1.13%) Smartsheet
11 6 (0.85%) PaaS
12 5 (0.70%) Asana
13 4 (0.56%) Azure Monitor
13 4 (0.56%) Azure Storage
13 4 (0.56%) GitHub
14 3 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.54%) Firewall
2 9 (1.27%) DNS
3 8 (1.13%) DHCP
4 5 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (0.70%) FlexRay
5 3 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) 2G
6 2 (0.28%) 3G
6 2 (0.28%) 4G
6 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.28%) FTP
6 2 (0.28%) LAN
6 2 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) 5G
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.70%) Power BI
2 30 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.80%) Tableau
4 19 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.83%) Metadata
5 13 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.27%) MySQL
7 8 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.99%) Power Query
9 6 (0.85%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.42%) Easytrieve
11 3 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.28%) Big Data
12 2 (0.28%) EDMS
13 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.11%) Git
1 15 (2.11%) JIRA
2 12 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.13%) Maven
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.28%) JMeter
6 2 (0.28%) JUnit
6 2 (0.28%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.28%) LSMW
7 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Snyk
7 1 (0.14%) TestNG
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 294 (41.41%) Social Skills
2 154 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (9.58%) Banking
4 55 (7.75%) Influencing Skills
5 49 (6.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 41 (5.77%) Presentation Skills
7 37 (5.21%) Legal
8 35 (4.93%) Retail
9 32 (4.51%) Manufacturing
10 28 (3.94%) Automotive
10 28 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
11 22 (3.10%) Games
12 21 (2.96%) Law
12 21 (2.96%) Public Sector
13 19 (2.68%) Marketing
14 18 (2.54%) Telecoms
15 14 (1.97%) Electronics
16 11 (1.55%) Billing
16 11 (1.55%) Financial Institution
17 8 (1.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (21.69%) Analyst
2 130 (18.31%) Senior
3 90 (12.68%) Developer
4 71 (10.00%) Consultant
5 60 (8.45%) Pricing Analyst
6 56 (7.89%) Graduate
7 54 (7.61%) Architect
8 40 (5.63%) Lead
8 40 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.23%) Functional Consultant
9 30 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
10 26 (3.66%) NetSuite Consultant
10 26 (3.66%) Senior Functional Consultant
11 24 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 23 (3.24%) Security Architect
13 21 (2.96%) Designer
13 21 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.39%) IT Manager
14 17 (2.39%) Software Engineer
15 15 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.62%) .NET
2 37 (5.21%) HTML
3 29 (4.08%) CSS
4 28 (3.94%) AngularJS
5 24 (3.38%) RESTful
6 21 (2.96%) Spring Boot
7 19 (2.68%) Spring
8 18 (2.54%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.25%) Middleware
10 14 (1.97%) React
10 14 (1.97%) Web Services
10 14 (1.97%) XML
11 11 (1.55%) CSS3
11 11 (1.55%) REST
12 8 (1.13%) Hibernate
13 7 (0.99%) Classic ASP
13 7 (0.99%) HTML5
14 6 (0.85%) Kafka
15 5 (0.70%) Node.js
15 5 (0.70%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.75%) Self-Motivation
2 52 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.63%) Legacy Systems
4 35 (4.93%) Data Centre
5 23 (3.24%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.96%) Product Ownership
7 19 (2.68%) Onboarding
8 12 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.13%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.99%) Operational Technology
12 6 (0.85%) Cyber Threat
12 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.85%) PMI
13 5 (0.70%) Housing Association
13 5 (0.70%) Pricing Data
14 4 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.25%) Windows
2 11 (1.55%) Linux
2 11 (1.55%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.13%) Unix
4 7 (0.99%) Android
5 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.14%) VMS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.08%) Agile
2 158 (22.25%) Problem-Solving
3 113 (15.92%) Project Management
4 86 (12.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 81 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
6 78 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (10.70%) Decision-Making
8 68 (9.58%) Analytics
9 66 (9.30%) ITIL
10 62 (8.73%) DevOps
11 50 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (7.04%) Migration
12 47 (6.62%) Project Delivery
13 45 (6.34%) Computer Science
14 44 (6.20%) Software Engineering
15 41 (5.77%) Scrum
16 40 (5.63%) Data Management
16 40 (5.63%) Data Modelling
16 40 (5.63%) Process Improvement
17 39 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.62%) SQL
2 45 (6.34%) Java
3 37 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 35 (4.93%) C#
5 30 (4.23%) Python
6 27 (3.80%) TypeScript
7 26 (3.66%) R
8 20 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.55%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.27%) C
12 7 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions
14 5 (0.70%) VB
14 5 (0.70%) VBScript
15 4 (0.56%) Go
15 4 (0.56%) Kusto Query Language
15 4 (0.56%) Rust
16 3 (0.42%) Bash
16 3 (0.42%) Micro Focus COBOL
Qualifications
1 183 (25.77%) Degree
2 29 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.39%) DBS Check
4 15 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.83%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.69%) CISM
6 12 (1.69%) CISSP
7 10 (1.41%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.13%) ACCA
8 8 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.99%) PMP
9 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.85%) CRISC
10 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.70%) Azure Certification
11 5 (0.70%) CIMA
11 5 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.66%) QA
2 19 (2.68%) SLA
3 16 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.97%) NIST
4 14 (1.97%) PMO
5 11 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.27%) GDPR
7 6 (0.85%) ISO 26262
7 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.70%) IFRS
8 5 (0.70%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.70%) MISRA
8 5 (0.70%) SEPA
9 4 (0.56%) GAAP
10 3 (0.42%) COBIT
10 3 (0.42%) COSHH
10 3 (0.42%) GRC
11 2 (0.28%) AUTOSAR
11 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 24 (3.38%) Docker
2 22 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.56%) XenApp
4 4 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.11%) Terraform
3 13 (1.83%) Ansible
4 5 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.56%) SCCM
6 3 (0.42%) Functional Safety
7 2 (0.28%) Autotask
8 1 (0.14%) Avamar
8 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 148 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.65%) SAP
3 17 (2.39%) ServiceNow
4 14 (1.97%) Cisco
5 12 (1.69%) Google
5 12 (1.69%) Oracle
6 11 (1.55%) Salesforce
7 10 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 10 (1.41%) Databricks
8 9 (1.27%) Alteryx
9 7 (0.99%) F5
9 7 (0.99%) Guidewire
9 7 (0.99%) IBM
9 7 (0.99%) Palo Alto
9 7 (0.99%) VMware
10 5 (0.70%) Adobe
10 5 (0.70%) Citrix
10 5 (0.70%) Fortinet
10 5 (0.70%) Unisys
10 5 (0.70%) Xero