Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 233 276 408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 19.15% 16.95% 17.65%
As % of the General category 38.51% 40.95% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 217 219 350
10th Percentile £39,100 £36,000 £37,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +5.77% +7.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £77,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.08% +2.73% +10.00%

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 605 674 1,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 49.71% 41.40% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 441 510 951
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +19.05%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,938 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,375 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Finance in West Sussex

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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
Horsham -2 71 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Worthing +3 59 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Crawley +1 43 £50,000 -8.68% 4
Chichester -7 8 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Gatwick +17 6 £90,000 +16.13% 1
Burgess Hill +5 3 - - 1
Haywards Heath -7 3 £67,500 +22.73%
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 95 (40.77%) Social Skills
2 76 (32.62%) Microsoft
3 75 (32.19%) SQL
4 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (25.75%) Advertising
6 55 (23.61%) SQL Server
7 51 (21.89%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (16.31%) Azure
11 37 (15.88%) .NET
12 36 (15.45%) Project Management
13 34 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
14 33 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (13.30%) C#
15 31 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (12.02%) Windows
16 28 (12.02%) Scrum
17 27 (11.59%) ITIL
18 26 (11.16%) T-SQL
18 26 (11.16%) SDLC
19 24 (10.30%) OO
19 24 (10.30%) Information Security
20 23 (9.87%) MS Visio
20 23 (9.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 23 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
21 22 (9.44%) UML
21 22 (9.44%) Workflow
22 21 (9.01%) Computer Science
23 20 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.29%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (9.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (9.87%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.31%) Azure
2 18 (7.73%) Power Platform
3 14 (6.01%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (3.86%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (3.86%) IaaS
5 7 (3.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (2.58%) SaaS
7 5 (2.15%) AWS
8 4 (1.72%) PaaS
9 3 (1.29%) Azure Storage
10 2 (0.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.86%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.86%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (0.86%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.86%) Serverless
11 1 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.58%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (5.58%) Cisco IOS
1 13 (5.58%) LAN
1 13 (5.58%) NetScaler
1 13 (5.58%) WAN
2 11 (4.72%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.58%) Wireless
4 4 (1.72%) Broadband
4 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.29%) Firewall
5 3 (1.29%) HTTP
5 3 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (1.29%) SAN
6 2 (0.86%) DHCP
6 2 (0.86%) DNS
6 2 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.73%) Power BI
3 17 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.43%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.72%) Big Data
8 3 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.29%) Tableau
9 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.72%) Postman
3 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.86%) Selenium
5 7 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.72%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.29%) git-flow
7 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.29%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.43%) JIRA
9 1 (0.43%) JMeter
9 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 95 (40.77%) Social Skills
2 60 (25.75%) Advertising
3 51 (21.89%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.58%) Organisational Skills
5 14 (6.01%) Banking
6 9 (3.86%) Marketing
7 8 (3.43%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (1.29%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.86%) Billing
9 2 (0.86%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.43%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (38.63%) Analyst
2 39 (16.74%) Developer
3 33 (14.16%) Business Analyst
4 20 (8.58%) Automation Analyst
4 20 (8.58%) Process Analyst
5 19 (8.15%) IT Analyst
5 19 (8.15%) Technical Analyst
5 19 (8.15%) Technical Business Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) IT Risk Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) Risk Analyst
7 15 (6.44%) Architect
7 15 (6.44%) Network Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.01%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.72%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.72%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.43%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (3.43%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.43%) Programmer
10 8 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.88%) .NET
2 13 (5.58%) CSS
2 13 (5.58%) HTML
3 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.43%) .NET Core
5 7 (3.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.00%) JSON
6 6 (2.58%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.15%) ASP.NET Core
7 5 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.15%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.15%) React
8 4 (1.72%) Ajax
8 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.72%) Backbone.js
8 4 (1.72%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.72%) jQuery
8 4 (1.72%) Marionette.js
8 4 (1.72%) OAuth
8 4 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Algorithms
2 17 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (6.87%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.43%) User Experience
5 5 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.02%) Windows
2 11 (4.72%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.72%) Linux
3 4 (1.72%) Unix
4 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (15.45%) Project Management
5 33 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (12.02%) Scrum
7 27 (11.59%) ITIL
8 26 (11.16%) SDLC
9 24 (10.30%) Information Security
9 24 (10.30%) OO
10 23 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (9.44%) UML
11 22 (9.44%) Workflow
12 21 (9.01%) Computer Science
13 20 (8.58%) Business Transformation
13 20 (8.58%) Mathematics
13 20 (8.58%) Risk Assessment
13 20 (8.58%) Risk Management
13 20 (8.58%) Robotic Automation
13 20 (8.58%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.19%) SQL
2 31 (13.30%) C#
3 26 (11.16%) T-SQL
4 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.29%) VB
5 10 (4.29%) VB6
6 7 (3.00%) Java
6 7 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.58%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Degree
2 19 (8.15%) CISSP
3 18 (7.73%) CRISC
4 9 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.86%) CCNA
5 2 (0.86%) CCNP
5 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CISM
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.15%) NIST
3 12 (5.15%) QA
4 7 (3.00%) PMO
5 5 (2.15%) GDPR
6 2 (0.86%) SLA
7 1 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) NCSC
7 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) Firmware
2 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.58%) Blue Prism
3 16 (6.87%) Cisco
4 15 (6.44%) Palo Alto
5 13 (5.58%) Aruba
5 13 (5.58%) Fortinet
5 13 (5.58%) IronPort
6 10 (4.29%) Oracle
7 3 (1.29%) HP
7 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.86%) Adaptive Insights
8 2 (0.86%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.86%) McAfee
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
8 2 (0.86%) Workday
9 1 (0.43%) Google
9 1 (0.43%) Hootsuite
9 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.43%) Remedy