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 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,147 1,195 1,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.68% 19.67% 14.65%
As % of the General category 26.11% 25.93% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 807 656 723
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,000 £34,790
25th Percentile £36,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +13.40%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,100 £77,500 £83,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £68,823 £67,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +1.96% +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 4,393 4,609 4,760
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 56.21% 75.88% 63.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,051 2,209 2,945
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +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 28 May 2024.

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 28 May 2024. 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
Birmingham -2 467 £55,000 -4.35% 172
Warwickshire -2 164 £54,813 +8.27% 39
Staffordshire +21 130 £55,000 +4.76% 57
Coventry +10 59 £51,300 -25.65% 26
Solihull 0 53 £43,750 -39.66% 8
Worcestershire -11 42 £30,500 -32.22% 18
Wolverhampton +5 39 £53,500 -2.73% 16
Shropshire -5 35 £47,500 -13.64% 12
Dudley - 14 £27,000 - 7
Tipton - 13 £25,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 9 £35,000 - 1
Walsall +10 6 £67,500 -3.57% 8
West Bromwich -1 5 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Brierley Hill - 5 £50,000 -
Stourbridge - 3 £55,000 - 1
Herefordshire -2 2 £36,250 -14.71% 8
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 - 1
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 60 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.57%) SAS
3 15 (1.31%) Microsoft Exchange
4 12 (1.05%) WordPress
5 11 (0.96%) Apache
6 10 (0.87%) Confluence
7 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.70%) IIS
9 5 (0.44%) nginx
9 5 (0.44%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.17%) MTS
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.087%) Appian
13 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.087%) JBoss
13 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.61%) Adobe XD
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.17%) Simulink
8 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 18 (1.57%) NEC Housing
2 15 (1.31%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.44%) Salesforce CRM
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.26%) ProductWriter
8 2 (0.17%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.087%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.087%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 147 (12.82%) Power Platform
2 138 (12.03%) Azure
3 84 (7.32%) AWS
4 79 (6.89%) Microsoft 365
5 49 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (3.23%) SaaS
7 20 (1.74%) PowerApps
8 19 (1.66%) Entra ID
9 18 (1.57%) Power Automate
10 16 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (1.22%) GCP
12 12 (1.05%) Azure DevOps
12 12 (1.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 9 (0.78%) GitHub
13 9 (0.78%) Google Drive
14 8 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.61%) Azure Logic Apps
15 7 (0.61%) Mavenlink
16 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.27%) Firewall
2 38 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (2.18%) LAN
4 23 (2.01%) WAN
5 21 (1.83%) Wireless
6 19 (1.66%) SD-WAN
7 17 (1.48%) MPLS
8 16 (1.39%) Intranet
9 13 (1.13%) VPN
10 12 (1.05%) DNS
10 12 (1.05%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.78%) DHCP
11 9 (0.78%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.61%) PBX
12 7 (0.61%) SAN
12 7 (0.61%) VLAN
13 6 (0.52%) OSPF
14 5 (0.44%) Bluetooth
14 5 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.21%) Power BI
2 82 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 34 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (1.66%) Data Lake
6 19 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.13%) Big Data
8 13 (1.13%) Power Query
9 11 (0.96%) Tableau
10 9 (0.78%) Metadata
10 9 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.52%) NonStop SQL
14 5 (0.44%) MySQL
15 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (3.57%) JIRA
2 15 (1.31%) Cucumber
3 12 (1.05%) Git
4 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.44%) webpack
6 4 (0.35%) Postman
6 4 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.26%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.26%) Toad
7 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.17%) CANoe
8 2 (0.17%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.17%) GitLab
8 2 (0.17%) Maven
9 1 (0.087%) Crashlytics
9 1 (0.087%) fastlane
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
General
1 429 (37.40%) Social Skills
2 192 (16.74%) Retail
3 161 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (9.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 106 (9.24%) Legal
6 94 (8.20%) Marketing
7 77 (6.71%) Public Sector
8 75 (6.54%) Manufacturing
9 60 (5.23%) Banking
10 54 (4.71%) Local Government
11 43 (3.75%) Influencing Skills
12 37 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
13 35 (3.05%) Law
14 29 (2.53%) Back Office
15 25 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
16 24 (2.09%) Electronics
17 23 (2.01%) Games
18 21 (1.83%) Police
19 15 (1.31%) Documentation Skills
19 15 (1.31%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 163 (14.21%) Analyst
2 141 (12.29%) Senior
3 108 (9.42%) Project Manager
4 107 (9.33%) Lead
5 103 (8.98%) Developer
6 70 (6.10%) IT Manager
7 64 (5.58%) Consultant
8 48 (4.18%) Architect
9 33 (2.88%) Software Developer
10 29 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (2.44%) Senior Manager
12 26 (2.27%) Development Manager
12 26 (2.27%) Network Engineer
13 24 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.01%) Help Desk Analyst
14 23 (2.01%) IT Support
15 22 (1.92%) Commercial Analyst
16 20 (1.74%) Data Engineer
16 20 (1.74%) Financial Analyst
17 19 (1.66%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (4.80%) HTML
2 50 (4.36%) .NET
3 29 (2.53%) CSS
4 28 (2.44%) Web Services
5 26 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 24 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (1.83%) AngularJS
8 20 (1.74%) EDI
9 12 (1.05%) HTML5
9 12 (1.05%) React
9 12 (1.05%) RESTful
10 11 (0.96%) REST
11 10 (0.87%) jQuery
12 9 (0.78%) Material Design
12 9 (0.78%) XML
13 8 (0.70%) Spring
13 8 (0.70%) Spring Boot
13 8 (0.70%) Vue
14 7 (0.61%) LAMP
14 7 (0.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.63%) Management Information System
2 61 (5.32%) Product Ownership
3 48 (4.18%) Driving Licence
4 47 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (2.96%) Onboarding
6 32 (2.79%) NHS
7 27 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.27%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.57%) PMI
10 15 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.22%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
12 12 (1.05%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
14 7 (0.61%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.61%) Housing Association
14 7 (0.61%) Social Media
15 6 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 77 (6.71%) Windows
2 33 (2.88%) Linux
3 31 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.01%) Unix
5 20 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.70%) Solaris
10 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.17%) Android
11 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (23.45%) Agile
2 196 (17.09%) Project Management
3 183 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
4 155 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 150 (13.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 123 (10.72%) Mentoring
7 119 (10.37%) Customer Service
8 109 (9.50%) Coaching
9 108 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 102 (8.89%) Roadmaps
11 94 (8.20%) ERP
12 93 (8.11%) Risk Management
13 92 (8.02%) Analytics
14 91 (7.93%) Decision-Making
15 90 (7.85%) ITIL
15 90 (7.85%) Project Delivery
16 79 (6.89%) Process Improvement
17 72 (6.28%) Logistics
18 69 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
19 67 (5.84%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (12.73%) SQL
2 58 (5.06%) C#
3 49 (4.27%) Python
4 39 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 36 (3.14%) Java
6 23 (2.01%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.39%) TypeScript
8 11 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.78%) PHP
10 8 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 7 (0.61%) C++
11 7 (0.61%) R
12 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.44%) VBA
14 4 (0.35%) Go
15 3 (0.26%) Bash
15 3 (0.26%) C
15 3 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 167 (14.56%) Degree
2 64 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.18%) ACCA
3 25 (2.18%) DBS Check
4 24 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 22 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.05%) CCNA
8 12 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.96%) CCNP
9 11 (0.96%) CIMA
9 11 (0.96%) PMP
10 10 (0.87%) APMP
11 9 (0.78%) CISSP
12 8 (0.70%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.70%) CCSA
12 8 (0.70%) CISM
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.19%) GDPR
2 42 (3.66%) QA
3 27 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 26 (2.27%) Accessibility
4 26 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 22 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.57%) PMO
7 17 (1.48%) NIST
8 14 (1.22%) SLA
9 12 (1.05%) ITGC
10 10 (0.87%) GRC
11 9 (0.78%) IFRS
12 8 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.35%) GAAP
14 4 (0.35%) IFRS 9
14 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.26%) COBIT
15 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.83%) Docker
3 14 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.44%) RACF
7 3 (0.26%) XenApp
7 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.17%) Embedded Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) Firmware
8 2 (0.17%) pfSense
8 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (2.53%) Terraform
2 18 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.70%) Ansible
4 4 (0.35%) Grafana
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.17%) Functional Safety
6 2 (0.17%) MIIS
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) PaperCut
6 2 (0.17%) SCCM
6 2 (0.17%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.087%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.087%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 313 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 39 (3.40%) Cisco
4 33 (2.88%) Oracle
5 30 (2.62%) Google
6 27 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 23 (2.01%) VMware
8 22 (1.92%) NEC
9 21 (1.83%) SAP
10 20 (1.74%) IFS
10 20 (1.74%) Palo Alto
10 20 (1.74%) Sophos
11 19 (1.66%) Workday
12 17 (1.48%) Salesforce
13 16 (1.39%) Citrix
14 13 (1.13%) Atlassian
15 12 (1.05%) Adobe
16 11 (0.96%) Databricks
17 9 (0.78%) Xero
17 9 (0.78%) YouTube