Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,220 1,472 1,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.33% 20.11% 19.08%
As % of the General category 52.72% 57.48% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,316 1,502
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,275
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £62,725
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,314 2,561 3,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.78% 34.99% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,864 2,128 2,457
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,600 £72,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Leeds +5 867 £45,000 - 115
Bradford -1 217 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Halifax -3 46 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Wakefield -9 10 £41,996 +33.32% 5
Keighley -10 5 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Wetherby +10 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Huddersfield -11 3 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Dewsbury - 2 £34,750 - 2
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 389 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (21.48%) SQL
3 242 (19.84%) ITIL
4 229 (18.77%) Microsoft
5 172 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (13.11%) Retail
7 151 (12.38%) .NET
8 138 (11.31%) Scrum
9 134 (10.98%) C#
10 133 (10.90%) SQL Server
11 118 (9.67%) VMware
12 116 (9.51%) Windows
13 111 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
15 100 (8.20%) Test Automation
16 96 (7.87%) Project Management
17 92 (7.54%) Firewall
17 92 (7.54%) SDLC
18 90 (7.38%) Oracle
18 90 (7.38%) T-SQL
19 89 (7.30%) JavaScript
19 89 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
20 88 (7.21%) Cisco
21 85 (6.97%) Java
22 77 (6.31%) Problem Management
23 76 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
23 76 (6.23%) Web Services
23 76 (6.23%) Linux
24 75 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
25 73 (5.98%) Continuous Integration

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 38 (3.11%) SAS
2 26 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.07%) Confluence
4 9 (0.74%) IIS
5 8 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.41%) CMS
7 5 (0.41%) OpenEdge
8 4 (0.33%) Apache
8 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.082%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.082%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.082%) nginx
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.082%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.41%) SPSS
7 1 (0.082%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.082%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.57%) Magento
2 7 (0.57%) Workfront
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ECC
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (3.36%) Office 365
3 36 (2.95%) SaaS
4 34 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (2.21%) PaaS
6 26 (2.13%) IaaS
7 14 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.66%) G Suite
10 8 (0.66%) Slack
11 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.16%) FinancialForce
12 2 (0.16%) GitHub
13 1 (0.082%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.54%) Firewall
2 66 (5.41%) Wireless
3 39 (3.20%) DNS
4 38 (3.11%) WAN
5 37 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 36 (2.95%) SAN
7 34 (2.79%) LAN
8 33 (2.70%) Network Security
9 31 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
9 31 (2.54%) SSL
10 30 (2.46%) VoIP
11 24 (1.97%) EIGRP
11 24 (1.97%) HTTP
11 24 (1.97%) OSPF
12 21 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (1.72%) Ethernet
12 21 (1.72%) VLAN
13 20 (1.64%) Internet
14 16 (1.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (1.48%) Power BI
7 17 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (0.66%) MS Access
12 8 (0.66%) QlikView
13 7 (0.57%) Big Data
13 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.49%) Base SAS
15 5 (0.41%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 53 (4.34%) Selenium
2 34 (2.79%) Cucumber
3 22 (1.80%) MSTest
3 22 (1.80%) NUnit
3 22 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
3 22 (1.80%) SpecFlow
4 20 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 20 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.56%) JIRA
6 18 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.31%) Ranorex
9 15 (1.23%) WebDriver
10 14 (1.15%) Buildbot
11 11 (0.90%) Appium
12 7 (0.57%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.57%) JMeter
12 7 (0.57%) WATIR
General
1 160 (13.11%) Retail
2 49 (4.02%) Marketing
3 37 (3.03%) Legal
4 34 (2.79%) Banking
5 20 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.07%) Billing
8 12 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.90%) Advertising
9 11 (0.90%) Local Government
10 9 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.66%) Back Office
11 8 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.41%) Law
13 5 (0.41%) Retail Finance
14 4 (0.33%) Games
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.082%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 268 (21.97%) Analyst
2 169 (13.85%) Developer
3 119 (9.75%) Business Analyst
4 92 (7.54%) Architect
5 89 (7.30%) Project Manager
6 79 (6.48%) Consultant
7 66 (5.41%) IT Manager
8 58 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
9 47 (3.85%) Network Engineer
10 44 (3.61%) SQL Developer
11 43 (3.52%) Software Developer
12 42 (3.44%) .NET Developer
13 41 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 40 (3.28%) Cisco Engineer
15 36 (2.95%) Financial Analyst
15 36 (2.95%) Service Manager
16 34 (2.79%) C# Developer
16 34 (2.79%) Service Analyst
17 33 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 32 (2.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (12.38%) .NET
2 76 (6.23%) Web Services
3 54 (4.43%) ASP.NET
4 50 (4.10%) CSS
4 50 (4.10%) HTML
5 48 (3.93%) SOAP
6 45 (3.69%) XML
7 43 (3.52%) WCF
8 40 (3.28%) WPF
9 30 (2.46%) jQuery
10 29 (2.38%) RESTful
11 26 (2.13%) .NET Framework
12 25 (2.05%) WF
13 23 (1.89%) Silverlight
13 23 (1.89%) XSLT
14 22 (1.80%) LINQ
15 19 (1.56%) REST
16 14 (1.15%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.07%) React
18 12 (0.98%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.31%) Fintech
6 15 (1.23%) User Experience
7 12 (0.98%) PKI
8 11 (0.90%) Clustering
9 9 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 8 (0.66%) Social Media
11 7 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.41%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.41%) Digital Signage
12 5 (0.41%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.41%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.33%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.33%) NHS
13 4 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (9.51%) Windows
2 76 (6.23%) Linux
3 52 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (2.05%) Unix
6 12 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.49%) Android
11 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.25%) HPUX
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.082%) Debian
14 1 (0.082%) Fedora
14 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.082%) Solaris
14 1 (0.082%) SUSE
14 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (19.84%) ITIL
3 172 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (11.31%) Scrum
5 111 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
6 100 (8.20%) Test Automation
7 96 (7.87%) Project Management
8 92 (7.54%) SDLC
9 77 (6.31%) Problem Management
10 76 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 75 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 73 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (5.98%) DevOps
13 71 (5.82%) SOA
13 71 (5.82%) Software Engineering
14 70 (5.74%) Service Delivery
15 63 (5.16%) BDD
16 61 (5.00%) Waterfall
17 60 (4.92%) Mentoring
18 59 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 262 (21.48%) SQL
2 134 (10.98%) C#
3 90 (7.38%) T-SQL
4 89 (7.30%) JavaScript
5 85 (6.97%) Java
6 57 (4.67%) Python
7 53 (4.34%) PL/SQL
8 47 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 44 (3.61%) C++
10 34 (2.79%) PHP
11 32 (2.62%) Ruby
12 21 (1.72%) C
13 18 (1.48%) Scala
14 15 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.23%) VBA
15 13 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.66%) VB
17 7 (0.57%) R
18 5 (0.41%) COBOL
18 5 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 73 (5.98%) Degree
2 55 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (4.10%) CCNA
4 47 (3.85%) CCNP
5 41 (3.36%) CCIE
6 32 (2.62%) CISSP
7 27 (2.21%) CCDA
8 26 (2.13%) ISEB
9 25 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (1.64%) MCSE
11 19 (1.56%) CISM
11 19 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.31%) MCSA
13 15 (1.23%) ISTQB
14 13 (1.07%) SC Cleared
14 13 (1.07%) Security Cleared
15 11 (0.90%) CISA
16 10 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (0.82%) PMI Certification
17 8 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (3.36%) GDPR
3 36 (2.95%) PMO
4 32 (2.62%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.39%) QA
5 17 (1.39%) SLA
6 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (0.49%) ISO 31000
8 5 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.25%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.16%) P3O
12 1 (0.082%) Basel III
12 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.082%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.082%) PSD2
12 1 (0.082%) UCITS
System Software
1 60 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (1.31%) vSphere
4 3 (0.25%) iptables
5 2 (0.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.082%) RACF
Systems Management
1 29 (2.38%) SCCM
2 20 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.56%) Puppet
4 18 (1.48%) SCOM
5 15 (1.23%) vCenter Server
6 12 (0.98%) Cobbler
6 12 (0.98%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.74%) Nessus
8 8 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.41%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.41%) WSUS
11 4 (0.33%) Aspera SmartTrack
12 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.25%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.25%) WMI
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.16%) Nagios
13 2 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 229 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 118 (9.67%) VMware
3 90 (7.38%) Oracle
4 88 (7.21%) Cisco
5 45 (3.69%) Avaya
5 45 (3.69%) Genesys
5 45 (3.69%) Verint
6 40 (3.28%) Google
7 38 (3.11%) Red Hat
8 33 (2.70%) SAP
9 30 (2.46%) Tableau
10 22 (1.80%) Brocade
10 22 (1.80%) Dell
10 22 (1.80%) Hitachi
10 22 (1.80%) Twitter
11 18 (1.48%) HP
12 15 (1.23%) Rackspace
13 14 (1.15%) NetApp
14 12 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.98%) SonicWALL