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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 837 1124 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.23% 18.26% 16.26%
As % of the General category 43.01% 48.41% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 681 802 763
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1946 2322 2052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.73% 37.73% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1706 1600
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Finance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Finance in the West Midlands

Finance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham 0 426 £47,500 +5.55% 50
Warwickshire -10 98 £42,500 +3.65% 9
Coventry -14 88 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Solihull -3 46 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Shropshire -6 44 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Staffordshire +2 38 £32,500 -5.79% 9
Worcestershire -16 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Walsall +10 11 £34,000 +4.61%
Dudley +3 10 £30,000 -22.58%
West Bromwich -3 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Halesowen - 6 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton -13 4 £41,500 -4.59% 4
Herefordshire -9 2 £35,000 -16.66%
Smethwick - 2 £40,000 -
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Finance.

1 286 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (17.80%) SQL
3 254 (16.32%) Project Management
4 230 (14.78%) Microsoft
5 199 (12.79%) ITIL
6 181 (11.63%) Retail
7 171 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
8 169 (10.86%) C#
9 161 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 154 (9.90%) .NET
11 152 (9.77%) JavaScript
12 146 (9.38%) Oracle
13 145 (9.32%) SQL Server
14 138 (8.87%) Java
15 129 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
16 127 (8.16%) HTML
17 126 (8.10%) PRINCE2
18 118 (7.58%) ERP
19 114 (7.33%) Business Analysis
19 114 (7.33%) Degree
20 113 (7.26%) Risk Management
20 113 (7.26%) Data Centre
21 111 (7.13%) Banking
22 107 (6.88%) PMO
23 106 (6.81%) CSS
24 103 (6.62%) Windows
25 98 (6.30%) CRM
26 96 (6.17%) Test Automation
27 93 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
28 92 (5.91%) Microsoft Office

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 46 (2.96%) SAS
2 31 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.09%) Apache
4 16 (1.03%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.77%) Oracle UPK
6 11 (0.71%) CMS
7 9 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.45%) IIS
9 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.39%) JBoss
10 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.26%) Drupal
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.26%) WordPress
12 3 (0.19%) Mule
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 93 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.58%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.064%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 20 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
3 20 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (1.29%) SAP CO
3 20 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 17 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.90%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 14 (0.90%) Sentinel
8 12 (0.77%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.71%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.64%) Sage 200
10 10 (0.64%) Sage X3
11 9 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.61%) Office 365
4 15 (0.96%) IaaS
5 13 (0.84%) PaaS
6 11 (0.71%) SaaS
7 10 (0.64%) Firebase
8 9 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.39%) Force.com
11 4 (0.26%) Taleo
12 3 (0.19%) AdWords
12 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.064%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.064%) G Suite
14 1 (0.064%) GitHub
14 1 (0.064%) Slack
14 1 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.19%) WAN
2 30 (1.93%) Firewall
3 28 (1.80%) LAN
4 20 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.03%) SAN
6 15 (0.96%) Wireless
7 14 (0.90%) ATM
7 14 (0.90%) DNS
8 13 (0.84%) Network Security
9 12 (0.77%) Internet
10 9 (0.58%) BGP
11 7 (0.45%) OSPF
12 6 (0.39%) DHCP
12 6 (0.39%) HTTP
12 6 (0.39%) SNMP
12 6 (0.39%) VPN
13 5 (0.32%) Intranet
13 5 (0.32%) Skype
13 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 34 (2.19%) Big Data
5 33 (2.12%) MySQL
6 30 (1.93%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 25 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (1.41%) DB2
9 22 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.35%) Data Mart
10 21 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 20 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (3.86%) Selenium
2 50 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 44 (2.83%) SpecFlow
4 27 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 26 (1.67%) JIRA
5 26 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 23 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.48%) JUnit
7 21 (1.35%) NUnit
8 13 (0.84%) TestNG
8 13 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 11 (0.71%) JMeter
10 10 (0.64%) eggPlant
10 10 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 10 (0.64%) JBehave
10 10 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (0.64%) PhantomJS
10 10 (0.64%) Ranorex
10 10 (0.64%) WATIR
10 10 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 181 (11.63%) Retail
2 111 (7.13%) Banking
3 77 (4.95%) Marketing
4 54 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 39 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.74%) Legal
7 18 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 15 (0.96%) Local Government
9 13 (0.84%) Billing
10 11 (0.71%) Back Office
10 11 (0.71%) Games
10 11 (0.71%) Publishing
11 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.39%) Advertising
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.39%) Law
13 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Front Office
15 3 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 365 (23.46%) Analyst
2 319 (20.50%) Developer
3 146 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 117 (7.52%) Project Manager
5 94 (6.04%) Consultant
6 88 (5.66%) Architect
7 81 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 67 (4.31%) IT Manager
9 64 (4.11%) C# Developer
10 56 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 55 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 46 (2.96%) Financial Analyst
13 45 (2.89%) Software Developer
14 44 (2.83%) Security Manager
15 41 (2.63%) Test Analyst
16 39 (2.51%) Web Developer
17 38 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 38 (2.44%) SQL Developer
18 37 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
19 34 (2.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (9.90%) .NET
2 127 (8.16%) HTML
3 106 (6.81%) CSS
4 73 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 64 (4.11%) ASP.NET
6 62 (3.98%) jQuery
7 49 (3.15%) .NET Framework
8 45 (2.89%) XML
9 43 (2.76%) HTML5
10 41 (2.63%) REST
11 39 (2.51%) Spring
12 36 (2.31%) Web Services
13 29 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (1.86%) Gherkin
14 28 (1.80%) Entity Framework
15 27 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (1.48%) Ajax
18 21 (1.35%) Hibernate
19 20 (1.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 171 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (7.26%) Data Centre
3 78 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 61 (3.92%) Fintech
5 52 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.74%) User Experience
7 24 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 14 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 12 (0.77%) Replication
10 11 (0.71%) CMDB
10 11 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.39%) Clustering
12 6 (0.39%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.32%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.32%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.62%) Windows
2 62 (3.98%) Linux
3 50 (3.21%) Unix
4 34 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.58%) Solaris
9 7 (0.45%) Android
9 7 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.26%) AIX
11 4 (0.26%) CentOS
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.064%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.064%) SUSE
13 1 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (16.32%) Project Management
3 199 (12.79%) ITIL
4 161 (10.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
6 126 (8.10%) PRINCE2
7 118 (7.58%) ERP
8 114 (7.33%) Business Analysis
9 113 (7.26%) Risk Management
10 98 (6.30%) CRM
11 96 (6.17%) Test Automation
12 91 (5.85%) Line Management
12 91 (5.85%) Waterfall
13 84 (5.40%) MVC
14 83 (5.33%) Service Delivery
15 78 (5.01%) Change Management
16 76 (4.88%) SDLC
17 72 (4.63%) OO
18 69 (4.43%) BDD
19 67 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 277 (17.80%) SQL
2 169 (10.86%) C#
3 152 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 138 (8.87%) Java
5 46 (2.96%) T-SQL
6 42 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 29 (1.86%) TypeScript
8 26 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.61%) Python
10 17 (1.09%) Scala
10 17 (1.09%) VBA
11 14 (0.90%) VBScript
12 13 (0.84%) Perl
12 13 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.71%) PHP
14 10 (0.64%) C++
14 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.64%) VB
14 10 (0.64%) XPath
15 9 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (7.33%) Degree
2 77 (4.95%) ISEB
3 55 (3.53%) CISSP
4 45 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 33 (2.12%) CISM
7 30 (1.93%) CISA
7 30 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 21 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.16%) Security Cleared
11 17 (1.09%) PMP
11 17 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.96%) CCNA
13 14 (0.90%) CIMA
13 14 (0.90%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.84%) ACCA
15 12 (0.77%) CISMP
15 12 (0.77%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.88%) PMO
2 92 (5.91%) QA
3 73 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (3.28%) PCI DSS
5 43 (2.76%) SLA
6 21 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 20 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (0.64%) COBIT
9 9 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.51%) GDPR
11 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.26%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.19%) MiFID
14 3 (0.19%) RMADS
15 2 (0.13%) FINRA
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.13%) P3O
16 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 41 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.19%) NFS
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.064%) Docker
8 1 (0.064%) GPFS
8 1 (0.064%) HDFS
8 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (1.99%) SCCM
2 16 (1.03%) SCOM
3 12 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 8 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.26%) Nagios
7 4 (0.26%) WMI
8 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.13%) Nessus
9 2 (0.13%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
10 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.064%) QRadar
Vendors
1 230 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 146 (9.38%) Oracle
3 63 (4.05%) SAP
4 43 (2.76%) IBM
5 42 (2.70%) VMware
6 37 (2.38%) Cisco
7 30 (1.93%) Cognos
8 27 (1.74%) HP
8 27 (1.74%) JD Edwards
9 22 (1.41%) Sage
10 21 (1.35%) Tableau
11 20 (1.29%) NetApp
11 20 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.03%) Juniper
13 16 (1.03%) Sybase
14 14 (0.90%) Sun
15 13 (0.84%) Pegasus
16 12 (0.77%) Citrix
16 12 (0.77%) EMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus, pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + pension, flexi etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: Attractive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago