Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 995 1,217 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.13% 17.93% 20.69%
As % of the General category 53.96% 54.72% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 806 969 1,435
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £77,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 1,844 2,224 2,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.60% 32.77% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,467 1,764 2,263
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £75,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,800 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.39% -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 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 20 November 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 -1 706 £47,500 - 98
Bradford +2 189 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Wakefield +7 24 £31,371 -26.19% 5
Halifax -10 23 £45,000 -18.18% 15
Huddersfield -2 8 £41,250 -2.94% 5
Wetherby -5 8 £24,000 -36.00%
Keighley +6 3 £48,750 +68.10% 1
Pudsey - 2 - -
Calderdale - 1 £70,000 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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.

1 393 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (25.73%) SQL
3 205 (20.60%) Microsoft
4 184 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 162 (16.28%) C#
6 151 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
7 150 (15.08%) .NET
8 141 (14.17%) DevOps
9 130 (13.07%) JavaScript
10 129 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
12 118 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
12 118 (11.86%) Retail
12 118 (11.86%) Java
13 112 (11.26%) ITIL
14 109 (10.95%) Scrum
14 109 (10.95%) Mentoring
15 105 (10.55%) SQL Server
16 99 (9.95%) Project Management
17 96 (9.65%) Test Automation
18 92 (9.25%) Windows
19 90 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
20 86 (8.64%) Service Management
21 84 (8.44%) Degree
22 81 (8.14%) Python
23 78 (7.84%) TDD
24 76 (7.64%) Software Engineering
25 73 (7.34%) Web Services
26 72 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
27 71 (7.14%) ASP.NET

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 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.31%) CMS
3 19 (1.91%) Confluence
4 16 (1.61%) SAS
5 12 (1.21%) IIS
6 10 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.90%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.50%) Apache
10 5 (0.50%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.30%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.10%) CICS
Applications
1 57 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.90%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.01%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.90%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.90%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.90%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.40%) Infor M3
7 4 (0.40%) Movex
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.40%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.40%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 184 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (4.72%) SaaS
4 37 (3.72%) IaaS
5 33 (3.32%) Office 365
6 29 (2.91%) PaaS
7 18 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (1.81%) G Suite
8 8 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.60%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (0.40%) Sage Pay
12 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.30%) GitHub
13 2 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
14 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.02%) DNS
1 30 (3.02%) Firewall
2 17 (1.71%) LAN
3 16 (1.61%) WAN
4 15 (1.51%) Network Security
5 13 (1.31%) SAN
6 12 (1.21%) Wireless
7 9 (0.90%) EIGRP
7 9 (0.90%) Intranet
7 9 (0.90%) OSPF
7 9 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (0.80%) DHCP
8 8 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (0.60%) SMS
10 5 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (2.01%) Big Data
9 19 (1.91%) Power BI
10 17 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.31%) MySQL
13 10 (1.01%) QlikView
14 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.80%) Redis
14 8 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
15 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (6.03%) JIRA
2 48 (4.82%) Selenium
3 38 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 28 (2.81%) Cucumber
4 28 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.51%) SpecFlow
6 21 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (1.91%) JMeter
7 19 (1.91%) SoapUI
7 19 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (1.81%) MSTest
8 18 (1.81%) NUnit
9 13 (1.31%) Appium
10 12 (1.21%) Subversion
11 11 (1.11%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.01%) Buildbot
12 10 (1.01%) Gatling
12 10 (1.01%) Ranorex
12 10 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 118 (11.86%) Retail
2 56 (5.63%) Banking
3 24 (2.41%) Marketing
4 21 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.01%) Back Office
6 15 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.41%) Advertising
8 12 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.21%) Legal
8 12 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.80%) Law
10 5 (0.50%) Local Government
10 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.40%) Retail Finance
12 3 (0.30%) Billing
12 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.10%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.10%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 212 (21.31%) Analyst
2 175 (17.59%) Developer
3 65 (6.53%) Business Analyst
4 58 (5.83%) C# Developer
5 57 (5.73%) .NET Developer
6 56 (5.63%) IT Manager
7 47 (4.72%) Consultant
8 46 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 43 (4.32%) Architect
10 42 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
11 40 (4.02%) Project Manager
12 37 (3.72%) AWS Developer
13 36 (3.62%) Platform Engineer
14 34 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 34 (3.42%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.12%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.81%) Support Analyst
17 27 (2.71%) Xamarin Developer
18 26 (2.61%) Designer
18 26 (2.61%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (15.08%) .NET
2 73 (7.34%) Web Services
3 71 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 49 (4.92%) CSS
5 47 (4.72%) HTML
6 43 (4.32%) jQuery
7 38 (3.82%) XML
8 37 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (2.61%) SOAP
10 22 (2.21%) RESTful
11 21 (2.11%) AngularJS
11 21 (2.11%) Middleware
11 21 (2.11%) WCF
12 19 (1.91%) LINQ
12 19 (1.91%) WPF
13 17 (1.71%) .NET Core
13 17 (1.71%) Node.js
13 17 (1.71%) Silverlight
13 17 (1.71%) WF
13 17 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.12%) User Experience
7 26 (2.61%) NHS
8 22 (2.21%) Fintech
9 16 (1.61%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 13 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.11%) CMDB
11 11 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.70%) Social Media
15 6 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.25%) Windows
2 47 (4.72%) Linux
3 46 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.72%) Unix
5 34 (3.42%) Android
6 18 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.20%) HPUX
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (14.17%) DevOps
3 129 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
5 112 (11.26%) ITIL
6 109 (10.95%) Mentoring
6 109 (10.95%) Scrum
7 99 (9.95%) Project Management
8 96 (9.65%) Test Automation
9 90 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (8.64%) Service Management
11 78 (7.84%) TDD
12 76 (7.64%) Software Engineering
13 72 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
15 70 (7.04%) Coaching
16 68 (6.83%) BDD
17 64 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
18 62 (6.23%) Process Improvement
19 57 (5.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (25.73%) SQL
2 162 (16.28%) C#
3 130 (13.07%) JavaScript
4 118 (11.86%) Java
5 81 (8.14%) Python
6 61 (6.13%) T-SQL
7 55 (5.53%) PowerShell
8 45 (4.52%) C++
9 40 (4.02%) PHP
10 36 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 33 (3.32%) Ruby
12 31 (3.12%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.71%) Shell Script
14 22 (2.21%) VBA
15 20 (2.01%) C
16 17 (1.71%) Scala
17 16 (1.61%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.61%) Perl
18 11 (1.11%) Apple Swift
19 9 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (8.44%) Degree
2 19 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (1.81%) CISSP
4 14 (1.41%) CISM
4 14 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.21%) ISEB
7 11 (1.11%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.01%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.80%) CISA
10 7 (0.70%) APMP
10 7 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.60%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.40%) ACCA
12 4 (0.40%) CIMA
12 4 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.40%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (4.82%) QA
3 43 (4.32%) SLA
4 32 (3.22%) PMO
5 25 (2.51%) Data Quality
6 21 (2.11%) PCI DSS
7 13 (1.31%) GDPR
8 8 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.62%) Docker
3 33 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.30%) XenApp
7 2 (0.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) iptables
8 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (3.62%) Puppet
2 35 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (2.41%) Ansible
4 18 (1.81%) Docker Swarm
5 17 (1.71%) Cobbler
5 17 (1.71%) Tivoli
6 13 (1.31%) Mesos
7 11 (1.11%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.90%) SCCM
9 8 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.70%) Rancher
11 6 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.60%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.60%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.40%) Terraform
13 4 (0.40%) WhatsUp Gold
14 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 3 (0.30%) SCOM
14 3 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 205 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.53%) Oracle
3 64 (6.43%) VMware
4 48 (4.82%) Xamarin
5 45 (4.52%) Google
6 42 (4.22%) SAP
7 32 (3.22%) Cisco
8 19 (1.91%) HP
9 18 (1.81%) IBM
10 17 (1.71%) EnterpriseDB
11 14 (1.41%) Dell
12 13 (1.31%) Brocade
12 13 (1.31%) Citrix
13 12 (1.21%) Kofax
13 12 (1.21%) Sage
14 11 (1.11%) Blue Prism
14 11 (1.11%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.11%) Tableau
15 10 (1.01%) UiPath