Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1217 1567 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.95% 20.69% 18.32%
As % of the General category 54.72% 57.78% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1435 1516
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2224 2712 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.80% 35.81% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2263 2442
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £59,475
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +3 851 £47,500 +5.56% 100
Bradford -2 228 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Halifax -3 46 £55,000 - 4
Wakefield -11 12 £42,500 +29.77% 3
Wetherby +16 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Huddersfield -9 6 £42,500 +21.43%
Keighley - 2 £29,000 - 4
Dewsbury - 2 £34,750 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 361 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (23.01%) SQL
3 267 (21.94%) Microsoft
4 210 (17.26%) ITIL
5 157 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (12.24%) SQL Server
7 141 (11.59%) Retail
8 133 (10.93%) .NET
9 117 (9.61%) Scrum
10 109 (8.96%) C#
10 109 (8.96%) Windows
11 106 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
12 104 (8.55%) T-SQL
13 103 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (8.30%) VMware
14 101 (8.30%) Degree
15 98 (8.05%) Project Management
16 93 (7.64%) JavaScript
17 90 (7.40%) SDLC
18 85 (6.98%) Oracle
19 83 (6.82%) Web Services
20 81 (6.66%) Java
21 79 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
22 78 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 77 (6.33%) Waterfall
24 76 (6.24%) Root Cause Analysis
24 76 (6.24%) Cisco
25 75 (6.16%) Firewall
26 74 (6.08%) Coaching
27 72 (5.92%) Service Delivery

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 39 (3.20%) SAS
2 27 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.48%) IIS
4 17 (1.40%) Confluence
5 13 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.74%) CMS
8 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.41%) OpenEdge
9 5 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.33%) Apache
10 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.082%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.082%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.082%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.082%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.66%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.082%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.82%) Magento
3 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.58%) Workfront
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.45%) Office 365
3 19 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.99%) SaaS
5 11 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.82%) PaaS
7 9 (0.74%) IaaS
8 6 (0.49%) G Suite
8 6 (0.49%) Slack
9 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.16%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.082%) CallidusCloud
11 1 (0.082%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.082%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.16%) Firewall
2 47 (3.86%) Wireless
3 41 (3.37%) SAN
4 37 (3.04%) DNS
5 34 (2.79%) LAN
6 33 (2.71%) TCP/IP
7 32 (2.63%) Internet
8 28 (2.30%) WAN
9 27 (2.22%) EIGRP
9 27 (2.22%) OSPF
9 27 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 27 (2.22%) SSL
10 24 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (1.97%) Ethernet
11 16 (1.31%) DHCP
11 16 (1.31%) HTTP
11 16 (1.31%) Network Security
12 14 (1.15%) VoIP
13 12 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.73%) Power BI
8 19 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (1.40%) Data Mining
10 15 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.82%) MySQL
12 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.66%) MS Access
14 8 (0.66%) QlikView
15 7 (0.58%) Big Data
15 7 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 36 (2.96%) Selenium
2 29 (2.38%) JIRA
3 27 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.05%) MSTest
4 25 (2.05%) NUnit
5 21 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 18 (1.48%) SoapUI
7 17 (1.40%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.31%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.15%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.90%) FitNesse
12 11 (0.90%) Ranorex
13 9 (0.74%) MorphX
14 8 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.58%) tSQLt
15 7 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 141 (11.59%) Retail
2 65 (5.34%) Marketing
3 43 (3.53%) Banking
4 29 (2.38%) Legal
5 25 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.15%) Back Office
8 12 (0.99%) General Ledger
9 11 (0.90%) Billing
9 11 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.74%) Local Government
11 7 (0.58%) Games
11 7 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.49%) Retail Finance
13 5 (0.41%) Law
14 4 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.25%) Automotive
15 3 (0.25%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 298 (24.49%) Analyst
2 170 (13.97%) Developer
3 118 (9.70%) Business Analyst
4 93 (7.64%) Architect
5 85 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 74 (6.08%) Consultant
7 65 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
8 58 (4.77%) IT Manager
9 52 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 43 (3.53%) Financial Analyst
10 43 (3.53%) Service Analyst
11 41 (3.37%) SQL Developer
11 41 (3.37%) Support Analyst
12 39 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 38 (3.12%) IT Analyst
14 33 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
15 32 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
15 32 (2.63%) Team Leader
16 31 (2.55%) .NET Developer
16 31 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (10.93%) .NET
2 83 (6.82%) Web Services
3 57 (4.68%) XML
4 53 (4.35%) HTML
5 51 (4.19%) SOAP
6 49 (4.03%) CSS
7 47 (3.86%) ASP.NET
8 41 (3.37%) WCF
9 40 (3.29%) jQuery
10 38 (3.12%) WPF
11 34 (2.79%) RESTful
12 28 (2.30%) WF
13 25 (2.05%) Silverlight
13 25 (2.05%) XSLT
14 24 (1.97%) LINQ
15 22 (1.81%) .NET Framework
16 19 (1.56%) React
17 16 (1.31%) WSDL
17 16 (1.31%) XSD
18 14 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.62%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (2.63%) Fintech
5 29 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.73%) User Experience
7 20 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.40%) Clustering
9 11 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 9 (0.74%) Social Media
12 8 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.66%) NHS
12 8 (0.66%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.58%) PKI
14 6 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.49%) FMCG
14 6 (0.49%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (8.96%) Windows
2 67 (5.51%) Linux
3 48 (3.94%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.73%) Unix
8 13 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.41%) HPUX
12 3 (0.25%) Android
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.082%) AIX
14 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.082%) Solaris
14 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (17.26%) ITIL
3 157 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (9.61%) Scrum
5 106 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (8.05%) Project Management
7 90 (7.40%) SDLC
8 79 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 77 (6.33%) Waterfall
10 76 (6.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 74 (6.08%) Coaching
12 72 (5.92%) Service Delivery
13 71 (5.83%) Problem Management
14 70 (5.75%) Test Automation
15 66 (5.42%) Mentoring
16 64 (5.26%) PRINCE2
16 64 (5.26%) Release Management
17 63 (5.18%) Business Analysis
17 63 (5.18%) SOA
18 59 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 280 (23.01%) SQL
2 109 (8.96%) C#
3 104 (8.55%) T-SQL
4 93 (7.64%) JavaScript
5 81 (6.66%) Java
6 48 (3.94%) PL/SQL
7 42 (3.45%) C++
8 40 (3.29%) Python
8 40 (3.29%) Shell Script
9 31 (2.55%) PHP
10 21 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.31%) Ruby
11 16 (1.31%) VBA
12 11 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.82%) C
13 10 (0.82%) Scala
13 10 (0.82%) VB
13 10 (0.82%) X++
14 7 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (8.30%) Degree
2 48 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (3.53%) CCNA
4 40 (3.29%) CCNP
5 37 (3.04%) ISEB
6 34 (2.79%) CISSP
7 33 (2.71%) CCIE
8 28 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (1.64%) MCSE
10 19 (1.56%) CCDA
10 19 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 19 (1.56%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (1.31%) CISM
13 15 (1.23%) MCSA
14 10 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.66%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.58%) PMP
17 6 (0.49%) CRISC
18 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.71%) PMO
3 29 (2.38%) SLA
4 28 (2.30%) GDPR
5 20 (1.64%) QA
6 15 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 14 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 14 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.082%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.082%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.082%) P3O
10 1 (0.082%) PSD2
10 1 (0.082%) UCITS
System Software
1 66 (5.42%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.74%) vSphere
5 7 (0.58%) iptables
6 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) Docker
7 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.082%) RACF
8 1 (0.082%) XenApp
8 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (2.22%) SCCM
2 18 (1.48%) SCOM
3 15 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.99%) Puppet
5 8 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.66%) SCDPM
5 8 (0.66%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.58%) WMI
7 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (0.49%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.41%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.41%) WSUS
9 4 (0.33%) Aspera SmartTrack
10 2 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.16%) Grafana
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 267 (21.94%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.30%) VMware
3 85 (6.98%) Oracle
4 76 (6.24%) Cisco
5 59 (4.85%) SAP
6 41 (3.37%) Avaya
7 40 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 38 (3.12%) Genesys
8 38 (3.12%) Verint
9 30 (2.47%) Google
10 28 (2.30%) Tableau
11 24 (1.97%) Brocade
11 24 (1.97%) Dell
12 23 (1.89%) Hitachi
13 21 (1.73%) Citrix
14 16 (1.31%) Cognos
15 14 (1.15%) HP
16 13 (1.07%) IBM
17 12 (0.99%) NetApp
17 12 (0.99%) Remedy