Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 19 8
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 346 248 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.12% 11.95% 19.57%
As % of the General category 49.57% 40.66% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 313 215 470
West Sussex median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 698 610 1,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.51% 29.40% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 605 546 930
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -3.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,875 £28,475
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +18 102 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Worthing +14 86 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Horsham +4 46 £47,500 +20.25% 8
Burgess Hill +3 33 £41,500 -36.15% 6
Gatwick +19 24 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Chichester +8 11 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Haywards Heath +7 7 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 142 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (27.75%) SQL
3 87 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (17.34%) Degree
5 57 (16.47%) QA
5 57 (16.47%) Project Management
6 55 (15.90%) SQL Server
6 55 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (15.61%) Scrum
8 49 (14.16%) Java
8 49 (14.16%) Test Automation
9 46 (13.29%) Waterfall
9 46 (13.29%) C#
9 46 (13.29%) ITIL
10 40 (11.56%) PRINCE2
11 38 (10.98%) Functional Testing
12 37 (10.69%) Regression Testing
13 35 (10.12%) Performance Testing
13 35 (10.12%) Computer Science
14 34 (9.83%) Selenium
14 34 (9.83%) WebDriver
14 34 (9.83%) Microsoft
14 34 (9.83%) User Experience
14 34 (9.83%) Computer Science Degree
15 32 (9.25%) Kanban
16 31 (8.96%) HP
16 31 (8.96%) HTML
16 31 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
16 31 (8.96%) Software Delivery
17 29 (8.38%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 28 (8.09%) Confluence
2 25 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.02%) CMS
3 7 (2.02%) Drupal
4 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.45%) SAS
6 3 (0.87%) FileNet
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.58%) Facebook Platform
7 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (5.20%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.29%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (0.87%) GitHub
3 3 (0.87%) Serverless
3 3 (0.87%) Slack
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.09%) Internet
2 6 (1.73%) SSL
3 5 (1.45%) Intranet
3 5 (1.45%) VPN
4 4 (1.16%) LAN
4 4 (1.16%) MPLS
4 4 (1.16%) PCoIP
4 4 (1.16%) WAN
4 4 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.87%) WebEx
6 2 (0.58%) DHCP
6 2 (0.58%) DNS
6 2 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.31%) Big Data
7 8 (2.31%) DB2
7 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.02%) DTS
8 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (9.83%) Selenium
1 34 (9.83%) WebDriver
2 26 (7.51%) JIRA
3 25 (7.23%) HP UFT
4 23 (6.65%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.89%) JUnit
6 10 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.31%) JMeter
8 7 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.02%) NUnit
8 7 (2.02%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.45%) jMock
9 5 (1.45%) TestNG
10 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.16%) MSTest
10 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.87%) WebLOAD
General
1 20 (5.78%) Retail
2 17 (4.91%) Back Office
2 17 (4.91%) Marketing
3 15 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.18%) Billing
6 8 (2.31%) Games
7 7 (2.02%) Publishing
8 6 (1.73%) Online Betting
9 4 (1.16%) Advertising
9 4 (1.16%) Banking
9 4 (1.16%) Electronics
10 3 (0.87%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (25.72%) Analyst
2 76 (21.97%) Project Manager
3 46 (13.29%) Developer
4 38 (10.98%) IT Manager
5 30 (8.67%) Tester
6 28 (8.09%) Automation Tester
7 27 (7.80%) QA Tester
8 26 (7.51%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (7.23%) QA Analyst
9 25 (7.23%) QA Automation Analyst
9 25 (7.23%) QA Automation Tester
9 25 (7.23%) Senior Automation Tester
9 25 (7.23%) Senior QA Analyst
9 25 (7.23%) Senior QA Tester
9 25 (7.23%) Senior Tester
10 24 (6.94%) Java Engineer
11 23 (6.65%) IT Project Manager
12 22 (6.36%) Business Analyst
13 19 (5.49%) Systems Analyst
14 17 (4.91%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.96%) HTML
2 28 (8.09%) CSS
3 22 (6.36%) .NET
4 21 (6.07%) Web Services
5 19 (5.49%) Spring
6 13 (3.76%) Hibernate
7 11 (3.18%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.18%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.89%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.89%) Entity Framework
8 10 (2.89%) Java EE
9 9 (2.60%) REST
10 8 (2.31%) Code First Entity Framework
10 8 (2.31%) XML
11 7 (2.02%) ADO.NET
11 7 (2.02%) React
12 6 (1.73%) HTML5
12 6 (1.73%) jQuery
13 5 (1.45%) WPF
14 4 (1.16%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.12%) Computer Science
2 34 (9.83%) User Experience
3 29 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.51%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.47%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.31%) Reinsurance
9 7 (2.02%) FMCG
9 7 (2.02%) iSeries
10 6 (1.73%) Online Games
11 4 (1.16%) Social Network
12 3 (0.87%) Acoustics
12 3 (0.87%) Fintech
12 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.87%) PMI
12 3 (0.87%) Pricing Data
13 2 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.49%) Windows
2 16 (4.62%) Unix
2 16 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.76%) Linux
4 12 (3.47%) AIX
5 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (25.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (16.47%) Project Management
4 55 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (15.61%) Scrum
6 49 (14.16%) Test Automation
7 46 (13.29%) ITIL
7 46 (13.29%) Waterfall
8 40 (11.56%) PRINCE2
9 38 (10.98%) Functional Testing
10 37 (10.69%) Regression Testing
11 35 (10.12%) Performance Testing
12 32 (9.25%) Kanban
13 31 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
13 31 (8.96%) Software Delivery
14 29 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (8.38%) TDD
15 27 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (7.51%) Business Analysis
16 26 (7.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (27.75%) SQL
2 49 (14.16%) Java
3 46 (13.29%) C#
4 28 (8.09%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.65%) Java 8
7 21 (6.07%) C
8 9 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.73%) Python
10 6 (1.73%) VBA
11 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.45%) Groovy
11 5 (1.45%) Korn
11 5 (1.45%) PHP
11 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.45%) VBScript
12 4 (1.16%) COBOL
12 4 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (17.34%) Degree
2 34 (9.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (7.80%) Master's Degree
4 16 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (3.76%) PMP
6 11 (3.18%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.60%) ISEB
9 5 (1.45%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.58%) CCAB
12 2 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.58%) CIMA
12 2 (0.58%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.29%) CCA
13 1 (0.29%) MCP
13 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (16.47%) QA
2 12 (3.47%) PMO
3 8 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.73%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.58%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.47%) XenApp
3 8 (2.31%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.58%) Docker
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) SCCM
2 6 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (1.73%) WSUS
3 4 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.16%) vRealize
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.29%) logstash
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.96%) HP
3 24 (6.94%) Oracle
4 22 (6.36%) IBM
5 15 (4.34%) SAP
6 13 (3.76%) VMware
7 12 (3.47%) Citrix
8 7 (2.02%) Capita
8 7 (2.02%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.73%) Cisco
9 6 (1.73%) Facebook
9 6 (1.73%) Symantec
9 6 (1.73%) Twitter
10 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.16%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.16%) DocuSign
11 4 (1.16%) EMC
11 4 (1.16%) NetApp
11 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.87%) Dynatrace