Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 305 721 1,369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.76% 16.27% 21.42%
As % of the General category 44.40% 51.95% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 274 569 1,185
Median annual salary £50,750 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.14% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £29,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%

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 687 1,388 2,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.00% 31.32% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 545 1,069 2,087
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% -2.22% +5.88%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Finance in West Yorkshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 -4 227 £50,000 +2.56% 31
Bradford 0 29 £50,750 +15.34% 4
Halifax +2 21 £60,000 +11.11%
Bingley - 6 £65,000 - 1
Wakefield +17 5 £60,000 +86.04% 1
Elland +1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Ossett - 1 £20,000 -
Otley - 1 £37,500 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 114 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (20.66%) SQL
4 60 (19.67%) AWS
5 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 53 (17.38%) Azure
7 48 (15.74%) DevOps
8 46 (15.08%) C#
9 45 (14.75%) JavaScript
10 43 (14.10%) .NET
10 43 (14.10%) Java
11 40 (13.11%) Windows
12 36 (11.80%) Degree
13 35 (11.48%) SQL Server
14 34 (11.15%) ITIL
14 34 (11.15%) Project Management
15 33 (10.82%) Scrum
16 31 (10.16%) Oracle
16 31 (10.16%) Python
16 31 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (9.51%) Mentoring
17 29 (9.51%) Test Automation
18 26 (8.52%) Software Engineering
19 23 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 23 (7.54%) Software Delivery
20 22 (7.21%) Service Management
20 22 (7.21%) Information Security
20 22 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (7.21%) Cybersecurity

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 9 (2.95%) Confluence
2 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.64%) IIS
5 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.66%) Apache
7 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 2 (0.66%) Mule
7 2 (0.66%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (6.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (1.97%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (1.97%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.98%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.66%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.33%) assyst
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.67%) AWS
2 53 (17.38%) Azure
3 14 (4.59%) Power Platform
4 13 (4.26%) Office 365
5 9 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.62%) Trello
7 7 (2.30%) GCP
7 7 (2.30%) IaaS
7 7 (2.30%) PaaS
8 6 (1.97%) SaaS
9 3 (0.98%) Google Play
9 3 (0.98%) iTunes
9 3 (0.98%) NuGet
10 2 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.93%) SAN
2 10 (3.28%) LAN
2 10 (3.28%) WAN
3 7 (2.30%) Broadband
3 7 (2.30%) Firewall
3 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.97%) Network Security
5 5 (1.64%) DHCP
5 5 (1.64%) VPN
6 4 (1.31%) DSL
6 4 (1.31%) FTP
6 4 (1.31%) Internet
6 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.31%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.98%) HTTP
8 2 (0.66%) Modbus
8 2 (0.66%) RS-485
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.59%) Power BI
3 8 (2.62%) MySQL
4 6 (1.97%) Data Lake
4 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.33%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.23%) Git (software)
1 19 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.92%) JIRA
3 14 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.59%) Ranorex
4 13 (4.26%) Selenium
5 6 (1.97%) JMeter
5 6 (1.97%) Maven
5 6 (1.97%) NUnit
6 5 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.31%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.98%) MSTest
8 3 (0.98%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.66%) Snyk
9 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (5.57%) Banking
2 15 (4.92%) Retail
3 9 (2.95%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.30%) Legal
4 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.97%) Law
6 4 (1.31%) Marketing
7 3 (0.98%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 51 (16.72%) Developer
2 46 (15.08%) Analyst
3 20 (6.56%) Architect
4 15 (4.92%) Software Engineer
5 14 (4.59%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (3.61%) AWS Architect
8 11 (3.61%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (2.95%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.95%) Software Developer
10 9 (2.95%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.62%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 8 (2.62%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.10%) .NET
2 20 (6.56%) CSS
2 20 (6.56%) HTML
3 18 (5.90%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.57%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.59%) jQuery
6 10 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (3.28%) Laravel
6 10 (3.28%) React
7 9 (2.95%) XML
8 8 (2.62%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.62%) Middleware
8 8 (2.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (2.30%) Node.js
9 7 (2.30%) Web Services
10 6 (1.97%) .NET Core
10 6 (1.97%) ODBC
11 5 (1.64%) Ajax
11 5 (1.64%) RESTful
11 5 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.95%) User Experience
5 6 (1.97%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.11%) Windows
2 19 (6.23%) Linux
2 19 (6.23%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.97%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.31%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Unix
5 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) HPUX
6 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (15.74%) DevOps
4 34 (11.15%) ITIL
4 34 (11.15%) Project Management
5 33 (10.82%) Scrum
6 31 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (9.51%) Mentoring
7 29 (9.51%) Test Automation
8 26 (8.52%) Software Engineering
9 23 (7.54%) Software Delivery
9 23 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.21%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (7.21%) Information Security
10 22 (7.21%) Service Management
11 19 (6.23%) MVC
12 18 (5.90%) SDLC
13 17 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.25%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.66%) SQL
2 46 (15.08%) C#
3 45 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 43 (14.10%) Java
5 31 (10.16%) Python
6 18 (5.90%) C
7 14 (4.59%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.61%) PHP
10 9 (2.95%) Ruby
11 8 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.30%) C++
13 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.97%) Scala
13 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.97%) VBScript
14 5 (1.64%) Perl
14 5 (1.64%) VB
15 4 (1.31%) COBOL
16 3 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (11.80%) Degree
2 11 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.62%) ISEB
4 8 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.64%) DBS Check
7 4 (1.31%) CCNA
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.31%) CISM
7 4 (1.31%) CISSP
7 4 (1.31%) MCSA
7 4 (1.31%) MCSE
7 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.98%) ACCA
8 3 (0.98%) CIMA
9 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCDP
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.93%) QA
3 10 (3.28%) SLA
4 8 (2.62%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (5.90%) Docker
2 12 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) Ansible
2 12 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.93%) Terraform
3 11 (3.61%) Puppet
4 9 (2.95%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.64%) Rancher
7 4 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.98%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.66%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.66%) Istio
9 2 (0.66%) linkerd
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.66%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.33%) vMotion
10 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.16%) Oracle
3 16 (5.25%) Hitachi
4 13 (4.26%) Cisco
5 12 (3.93%) VMware
6 8 (2.62%) Pega
7 6 (1.97%) Facebook
7 6 (1.97%) Google
7 6 (1.97%) IBM
7 6 (1.97%) iManage
7 6 (1.97%) Intapp
7 6 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.97%) SAP
7 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.97%) Twitter
8 5 (1.64%) Citrix
9 4 (1.31%) Dell
9 4 (1.31%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.31%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (1.31%) Veeam