Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 680 745 1,359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.83% 15.87% 19.31%
As % of the General category 49.28% 50.34% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 594 587 1,169
Median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 1,380 1,480 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.15% 31.54% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 1,155 2,282
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,925 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,735 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.18% +5.26% +6.25%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -3 494 £51,000 +6.25% 57
Bradford -1 89 £52,500 +19.32% 10
Halifax +19 43 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Wetherby +2 12 £35,000 +34.62% 1
Wakefield -15 11 £35,000 -1.23% 2
Sowerby Bridge - 2 - - 1
Ilkley +15 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Batley +3 1 £38,000 -
Ossett - 1 £20,000 -
Elland - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 267 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (20.29%) SQL
3 137 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 135 (19.85%) C#
5 130 (19.12%) DevOps
6 127 (18.68%) .NET
6 127 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
7 123 (18.09%) Azure
8 119 (17.50%) AWS
9 109 (16.03%) Scrum
10 104 (15.29%) Windows
11 89 (13.09%) SQL Server
12 88 (12.94%) Java
13 86 (12.65%) Test Automation
14 81 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
15 75 (11.03%) JavaScript
16 72 (10.59%) Python
17 70 (10.29%) Project Management
18 69 (10.15%) Software Engineering
19 66 (9.71%) ITIL
20 60 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (8.82%) Software Delivery
21 59 (8.68%) Mentoring
22 58 (8.53%) AngularJS
22 58 (8.53%) Oracle
23 57 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
24 54 (7.94%) Git (software)
25 52 (7.65%) Web Services
25 52 (7.65%) TDD
26 50 (7.35%) Jenkins

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 22 (3.24%) IIS
2 18 (2.65%) Confluence
3 13 (1.91%) CMS
4 12 (1.76%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.03%) SAS
8 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.74%) Apache
10 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) CICS
12 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.74%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.06%) assyst
2 10 (1.47%) Elite 3E
3 9 (1.32%) SAP PM
3 9 (1.32%) SAP PP
3 9 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.88%) Carpe Diem
4 6 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.44%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 123 (18.09%) Azure
2 119 (17.50%) AWS
3 23 (3.38%) IaaS
4 22 (3.24%) Power Platform
5 21 (3.09%) GCP
5 21 (3.09%) Serverless
6 19 (2.79%) Office 365
6 19 (2.79%) PaaS
7 14 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.91%) GitHub
8 13 (1.91%) SaaS
9 11 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (1.62%) Trello
10 8 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.59%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (0.59%) Slack
12 3 (0.44%) NuGet
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.50%) AMQP
2 10 (1.47%) Network Security
3 9 (1.32%) Firewall
3 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.18%) SAN
5 7 (1.03%) HTTP
5 7 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.88%) Internet
7 5 (0.74%) DHCP
7 5 (0.74%) FTP
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.59%) DSL
8 4 (0.59%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.59%) VPN
9 3 (0.44%) DNS
10 2 (0.29%) Modbus
10 2 (0.29%) RS-485
10 2 (0.29%) SMTP
10 2 (0.29%) Wireless
10 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.24%) Power BI
3 21 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.65%) MySQL
6 17 (2.50%) Data Lake
6 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.91%) SAP HANA
8 11 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.62%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.88%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.74%) Redis
13 4 (0.59%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (0.59%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (0.59%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 54 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.91%) JIRA
4 33 (4.85%) Selenium
5 26 (3.82%) Maven
6 24 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.50%) SpecFlow
8 14 (2.06%) Bitbucket
8 14 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 11 (1.62%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.47%) NUnit
12 8 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.18%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.03%) Ranorex
14 5 (0.74%) MSTest
14 5 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (6.32%) Banking
2 30 (4.41%) Legal
3 25 (3.68%) Financial Institution
3 25 (3.68%) Retail
4 18 (2.65%) Advertising
5 13 (1.91%) Law
6 11 (1.62%) Publishing
6 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.74%) Marketing
9 4 (0.59%) Back Office
9 4 (0.59%) Front Office
9 4 (0.59%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Finance
11 2 (0.29%) Automotive
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (16.76%) Analyst
2 111 (16.32%) Developer
3 43 (6.32%) Software Engineer
4 38 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (5.15%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.85%) Consultant
7 32 (4.71%) .NET Developer
7 32 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 30 (4.41%) Architect
9 29 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
10 24 (3.53%) Service Analyst
11 22 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.09%) Pega Developer
13 20 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (2.65%) Technical Leader
15 17 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
16 16 (2.35%) Senior Business Analyst
16 16 (2.35%) Support Analyst
16 16 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (18.68%) .NET
2 58 (8.53%) AngularJS
3 52 (7.65%) Web Services
4 45 (6.62%) ASP.NET
5 38 (5.59%) .NET Framework
6 35 (5.15%) React
7 32 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (4.41%) CSS
9 25 (3.68%) REST
10 24 (3.53%) .NET Core
10 24 (3.53%) RESTful
11 20 (2.94%) HTML
12 15 (2.21%) Entity Framework
13 14 (2.06%) XML
14 13 (1.91%) Node.js
15 12 (1.76%) Sass
16 11 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (1.62%) jQuery
16 11 (1.62%) SOAP
17 10 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.03%) User Experience
8 6 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.74%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.74%) PMI
10 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.59%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.29%) Windows
2 41 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (5.44%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.85%) Linux
5 15 (2.21%) Android
6 11 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.32%) Unix
7 9 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.88%) CentOS
10 5 (0.74%) HPUX
10 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (19.12%) DevOps
3 127 (18.68%) Problem-Solving
4 109 (16.03%) Scrum
5 86 (12.65%) Test Automation
6 70 (10.29%) Project Management
7 69 (10.15%) Software Engineering
8 66 (9.71%) ITIL
9 60 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (8.82%) Software Delivery
10 59 (8.68%) Mentoring
11 57 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (7.65%) TDD
13 46 (6.76%) MVC
14 45 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (6.47%) Project Delivery
15 44 (6.47%) SDLC
16 41 (6.03%) BDD
17 40 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
18 39 (5.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (20.29%) SQL
2 135 (19.85%) C#
3 88 (12.94%) Java
4 75 (11.03%) JavaScript
5 72 (10.59%) Python
6 31 (4.56%) T-SQL
7 30 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 22 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 20 (2.94%) Ruby
10 19 (2.79%) C
11 17 (2.50%) Scala
12 11 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.47%) C++
13 10 (1.47%) VB
14 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.03%) COBOL
16 6 (0.88%) Perl
16 6 (0.88%) VBScript
17 5 (0.74%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (6.32%) Degree
2 17 (2.50%) CISSP
3 13 (1.91%) CISM
4 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.32%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.32%) CISA
6 8 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.18%) MCSE
7 7 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.03%) ISEB
8 5 (0.74%) CCNA
8 5 (0.74%) CCSA
8 5 (0.74%) CCSE
8 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.74%) MCSA
8 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.68%) QA
2 24 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 21 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.76%) SLA
5 7 (1.03%) PMO
6 6 (0.88%) COBIT
7 5 (0.74%) GDPR
8 4 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.44%) NIST
10 2 (0.29%) ITGC
11 1 (0.15%) IFRS
11 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (6.18%) Docker
2 25 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (4.41%) Ansible
3 26 (3.82%) Terraform
4 25 (3.68%) Puppet
5 24 (3.53%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.62%) Rancher
7 8 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.88%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.74%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.59%) Pingdom
12 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.44%) OpenView
12 3 (0.44%) SCCM
12 3 (0.44%) SCOM
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 137 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.53%) Oracle
3 34 (5.00%) SAP
4 28 (4.12%) VMware
5 23 (3.38%) Cisco
6 21 (3.09%) Google
6 21 (3.09%) Pega
7 16 (2.35%) Facebook
7 16 (2.35%) Twitter
8 12 (1.76%) Citrix
8 12 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.76%) Xamarin
9 11 (1.62%) HP
10 9 (1.32%) Hitachi
11 8 (1.18%) IBM
11 8 (1.18%) iManage
12 7 (1.03%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.88%) Intapp
13 6 (0.88%) Veeam