Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 803 1,233 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.69% 18.37% 20.04%
As % of the General category 53.39% 52.56% 57.26%
Number of salaries quoted 640 1,008 1,303
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,375 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.28% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £67,500 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,504 2,346 2,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.27% 34.96% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 1,890 2,119
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,300 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -3 540 £48,500 +7.78% 127
Bradford +3 150 £47,500 +18.75% 27
Wakefield +15 38 £35,435 -15.62% 4
Halifax -10 25 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Wetherby -6 8 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Huddersfield -2 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Pudsey +6 3 £48,500 -3.00%
Bingley - 3 - - 1
Keighley +9 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Ilkley - 1 £32,500 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 319 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (23.29%) SQL
3 156 (19.43%) Microsoft
4 128 (15.94%) DevOps
5 121 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 114 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
7 111 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
8 110 (13.70%) C#
9 108 (13.45%) .NET
10 106 (13.20%) JavaScript
11 100 (12.45%) Scrum
12 92 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 91 (11.33%) Project Management
14 88 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 85 (10.59%) Java
16 83 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (9.46%) Retail
18 75 (9.34%) ITIL
18 75 (9.34%) Windows
19 73 (9.09%) SQL Server
19 73 (9.09%) Degree
20 68 (8.47%) Python
21 67 (8.34%) Service Management
21 67 (8.34%) TDD
22 66 (8.22%) Test Automation
23 62 (7.72%) Software Engineering
24 61 (7.60%) VMware
24 61 (7.60%) Web Services
25 58 (7.22%) BDD

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 34 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.49%) Confluence
3 19 (2.37%) CMS
4 12 (1.49%) IIS
5 11 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.12%) SAS
7 7 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.50%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.37%) Apache
10 3 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.12%) Smallworld
Applications
1 40 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.00%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.75%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.50%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.25%) Flinto
9 2 (0.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (1.99%) SAP CO
1 16 (1.99%) SAP FI
1 16 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.00%) SAP GRC
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.75%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.62%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.62%) Movex
5 5 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.50%) Carpe Diem
6 4 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.50%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.50%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 121 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.73%) IaaS
3 38 (4.73%) Office 365
4 32 (3.99%) SaaS
5 23 (2.86%) G Suite
6 18 (2.24%) PaaS
7 17 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.25%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.62%) Amazon SageMaker
11 3 (0.37%) Apigee
11 3 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.37%) GitHub
12 2 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.99%) DNS
2 19 (2.37%) Firewall
3 18 (2.24%) LAN
4 17 (2.12%) WAN
5 14 (1.74%) SAN
6 12 (1.49%) DHCP
7 11 (1.37%) OSPF
8 9 (1.12%) VPN
9 8 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.00%) Wireless
10 7 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.87%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.87%) Intranet
10 7 (0.87%) Network Security
11 5 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (0.62%) VoIP
11 5 (0.62%) WLAN
12 4 (0.50%) BGP
12 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.49%) Power BI
7 11 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.25%) Big Data
9 9 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 8 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.00%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.87%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.62%) MySQL
13 5 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 56 (6.97%) JIRA
2 44 (5.48%) Selenium
3 32 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 30 (3.74%) Cucumber
5 29 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.86%) JMeter
6 23 (2.86%) SoapUI
7 19 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.99%) MSTest
10 15 (1.87%) LoadRunner
10 15 (1.87%) NUnit
11 13 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (1.62%) Maven
12 11 (1.37%) Appium
12 11 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (1.25%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.12%) NeoLoad
14 9 (1.12%) Ranorex
14 9 (1.12%) WebLOAD
General
1 76 (9.46%) Retail
2 52 (6.48%) Banking
3 18 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 15 (1.87%) Marketing
5 12 (1.49%) Back Office
5 12 (1.49%) Legal
6 11 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.87%) Law
8 7 (0.87%) Local Government
9 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Retail Finance
11 2 (0.25%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (20.55%) Analyst
2 114 (14.20%) Developer
3 53 (6.60%) IT Manager
4 47 (5.85%) Consultant
5 45 (5.60%) Business Analyst
6 43 (5.35%) C# Developer
7 41 (5.11%) Project Manager
8 39 (4.86%) .NET Developer
9 38 (4.73%) Architect
9 38 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (3.74%) Software Developer
11 28 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (3.49%) Platform Engineer
12 27 (3.36%) Digital Analyst
13 26 (3.24%) AWS Developer
13 26 (3.24%) Designer
13 26 (3.24%) Support Analyst
14 24 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
15 23 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
15 23 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.45%) .NET
2 61 (7.60%) Web Services
3 56 (6.97%) ASP.NET
4 41 (5.11%) CSS
4 41 (5.11%) HTML
5 34 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (4.23%) jQuery
6 33 (4.11%) XML
7 25 (3.11%) SOAP
8 20 (2.49%) WCF
9 19 (2.37%) Middleware
10 17 (2.12%) JSON
10 17 (2.12%) WPF
11 16 (1.99%) Node.js
11 16 (1.99%) RESTful
12 15 (1.87%) HTML5
12 15 (1.87%) LINQ
12 15 (1.87%) Silverlight
12 15 (1.87%) WF
12 15 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (4.61%) User Experience
4 35 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (2.99%) NHS
8 22 (2.74%) Data Centre
9 21 (2.62%) Fintech
10 14 (1.74%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.75%) CMDB
13 6 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.75%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.62%) Replication
15 4 (0.50%) Robotics
15 4 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 75 (9.34%) Windows
2 42 (5.23%) Windows Server
3 39 (4.86%) Linux
4 30 (3.74%) Unix
5 19 (2.37%) Android
6 17 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.25%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (15.94%) DevOps
3 114 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 111 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (12.45%) Scrum
6 92 (11.46%) Mentoring
7 91 (11.33%) Project Management
8 83 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (9.34%) ITIL
10 67 (8.34%) Service Management
10 67 (8.34%) TDD
11 66 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 62 (7.72%) Software Engineering
13 58 (7.22%) BDD
13 58 (7.22%) Coaching
13 58 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (7.10%) PRINCE2
15 55 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (6.60%) DSDM
17 50 (6.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 187 (23.29%) SQL
2 110 (13.70%) C#
3 106 (13.20%) JavaScript
4 85 (10.59%) Java
5 68 (8.47%) Python
6 49 (6.10%) PowerShell
7 39 (4.86%) C++
8 37 (4.61%) Bash Shell
8 37 (4.61%) T-SQL
9 31 (3.86%) Ruby
10 27 (3.36%) PHP
11 23 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.12%) ABAP
13 15 (1.87%) C
13 15 (1.87%) Perl
14 14 (1.74%) Scala
15 9 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.12%) VBA
16 6 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (9.09%) Degree
2 22 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 22 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.62%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.37%) CISSP
4 11 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.12%) CISM
6 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.62%) CCNP
8 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.50%) APMP
9 4 (0.50%) CCIE
9 4 (0.50%) CISA
9 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.25%) CRISC
11 2 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.48%) PMO
2 28 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (3.49%) QA
3 23 (2.86%) SLA
4 22 (2.74%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.50%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.25%) GDPR
8 2 (0.25%) IFRS
8 2 (0.25%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (5.23%) Docker
2 36 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.87%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (3.99%) Puppet
2 26 (3.24%) Ansible
3 20 (2.49%) Kubernetes
4 17 (2.12%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.87%) Cobbler
5 15 (1.87%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (1.62%) Rancher
8 12 (1.49%) Mesos
9 9 (1.12%) Rundeck
10 8 (1.00%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.00%) Terraform
11 6 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.62%) SCCM
12 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
14 2 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
14 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 156 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.60%) VMware
3 46 (5.73%) Google
3 46 (5.73%) Oracle
3 46 (5.73%) SAP
4 32 (3.99%) Xamarin
5 30 (3.74%) Cisco
6 22 (2.74%) HP
7 15 (1.87%) EnterpriseDB
8 14 (1.74%) Rackspace
8 14 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.49%) Citrix
10 11 (1.37%) Blue Prism
10 11 (1.37%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.25%) Veritas
12 9 (1.12%) UiPath
13 8 (1.00%) Brocade
13 8 (1.00%) Dell
13 8 (1.00%) IBM