Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 695 772 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.01% 16.26% 18.21%
As % of the General category 50.99% 47.07% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 558 609 994
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £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 1,363 1,640 2,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.37% 34.55% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,285 2,018
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,225 £26,324 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,575 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 0 476 £51,000 +5.15% 100
Bradford 0 106 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Wetherby +2 26 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Halifax +13 25 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Wakefield -17 11 £35,000 -1.23% 4
Sowerby Bridge - 9 - -
Pudsey +1 6 £58,500 +20.62%
Bingley +1 4 £62,500 -
Ilkley +5 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Batley +1 1 £38,000 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 247 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (23.02%) Microsoft
3 151 (21.73%) SQL
4 146 (21.01%) DevOps
5 130 (18.71%) C#
6 124 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
7 114 (16.40%) .NET
7 114 (16.40%) Azure
8 113 (16.26%) AWS
9 109 (15.68%) Windows
10 100 (14.39%) Scrum
11 93 (13.38%) SQL Server
12 89 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
13 83 (11.94%) Test Automation
14 73 (10.50%) Web Services
14 73 (10.50%) Java
14 73 (10.50%) Project Management
15 71 (10.22%) JavaScript
16 68 (9.78%) Jenkins
17 64 (9.21%) Python
18 62 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 61 (8.78%) Oracle
19 61 (8.78%) Mentoring
20 60 (8.63%) Banking
21 58 (8.35%) JIRA
21 58 (8.35%) Docker
21 58 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (8.20%) SAP
23 56 (8.06%) AngularJS
24 55 (7.91%) Software Engineering

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 21 (3.02%) IIS
2 20 (2.88%) Confluence
3 16 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.87%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.44%) CMS
6 9 (1.29%) SAS
7 7 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.86%) Apache
9 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.14%) CICS
Applications
1 42 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 42 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.58%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.59%) SAP PM
1 18 (2.59%) SAP PP
2 13 (1.87%) assyst
3 9 (1.29%) SAP MM
3 9 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (1.01%) Elite 3E
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.72%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.58%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.58%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.40%) Azure
2 113 (16.26%) AWS
3 39 (5.61%) GCP
4 26 (3.74%) IaaS
5 19 (2.73%) GitHub
6 18 (2.59%) Serverless
7 15 (2.16%) SaaS
8 14 (2.01%) PaaS
8 14 (2.01%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.73%) Office 365
10 10 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (1.01%) Trello
13 6 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
15 4 (0.58%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.30%) AMQP
2 10 (1.44%) Firewall
3 7 (1.01%) Network Security
4 5 (0.72%) SAN
5 4 (0.58%) DNS
5 4 (0.58%) HTTP
5 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.58%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) Internet
6 3 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.29%) DHCP
7 2 (0.29%) SMTP
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.14%) Broadband
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.45%) SAP HANA
3 20 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.59%) MySQL
5 16 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.01%) Power BI
7 11 (1.58%) Data Lake
7 11 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.44%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.29%) DB2
9 9 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.72%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.72%) Redis
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 58 (8.35%) JIRA
3 53 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 41 (5.90%) Maven
5 34 (4.89%) Selenium
6 23 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 17 (2.45%) SpecFlow
9 14 (2.01%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.01%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.58%) HP UFT
11 10 (1.44%) SonarQube
11 10 (1.44%) Subversion
12 8 (1.15%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.15%) Ant
12 8 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.15%) IntelliJ
12 8 (1.15%) JUnit
12 8 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (8.63%) Banking
2 47 (6.76%) Retail
3 32 (4.60%) Legal
4 20 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.73%) Advertising
5 19 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.29%) Law
7 9 (1.29%) Publishing
8 7 (1.01%) Local Government
8 7 (1.01%) Marketing
8 7 (1.01%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.01%) Retail Finance
9 6 (0.86%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) International Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (18.27%) Analyst
2 107 (15.40%) Developer
3 61 (8.78%) Consultant
4 57 (8.20%) Architect
5 52 (7.48%) Business Analyst
6 38 (5.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 31 (4.46%) SAP Consultant
8 28 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 27 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 25 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
11 24 (3.45%) C# Developer
12 23 (3.31%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.17%) Platform Engineer
13 22 (3.17%) Service Analyst
13 22 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.02%) Project Manager
15 20 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
16 19 (2.73%) Pega Developer
17 18 (2.59%) SAP PM Consultant
18 17 (2.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (16.40%) .NET
2 73 (10.50%) Web Services
3 56 (8.06%) AngularJS
4 39 (5.61%) React
5 36 (5.18%) ASP.NET
6 34 (4.89%) .NET Framework
7 31 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (4.46%) REST
8 25 (3.60%) .NET Core
9 24 (3.45%) CSS
10 20 (2.88%) RESTful
10 20 (2.88%) XML
11 17 (2.45%) HTML
11 17 (2.45%) Node.js
11 17 (2.45%) Spring
11 17 (2.45%) Vue.js
12 16 (2.30%) JSON
13 15 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (2.16%) J2EE
13 15 (2.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.15%) Online Banking
8 6 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.72%) Online Games
9 5 (0.72%) PMI
9 5 (0.72%) User Experience
10 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.68%) Windows
2 30 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (4.03%) Linux
3 28 (4.03%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.59%) Android
5 12 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.58%) Unix
7 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.72%) CentOS
10 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (21.01%) DevOps
3 124 (17.84%) Problem-Solving
4 100 (14.39%) Scrum
5 83 (11.94%) Test Automation
6 73 (10.50%) Project Management
7 62 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (8.78%) Mentoring
9 58 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (7.91%) Software Engineering
11 52 (7.48%) Software Delivery
12 50 (7.19%) TDD
13 49 (7.05%) ITIL
14 46 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (6.33%) SDLC
16 42 (6.04%) Project Delivery
17 41 (5.90%) BDD
18 39 (5.61%) Microservices
18 39 (5.61%) MVC
19 36 (5.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 151 (21.73%) SQL
2 130 (18.71%) C#
3 73 (10.50%) Java
4 71 (10.22%) JavaScript
5 64 (9.21%) Python
6 20 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.73%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.30%) Ruby
9 15 (2.16%) VB
10 14 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.73%) Java 8
11 12 (1.73%) Scala
12 11 (1.58%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.01%) C
15 6 (0.86%) ABAP
15 6 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.72%) PHP
17 4 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (6.33%) Degree
2 16 (2.30%) AWS Certification
2 16 (2.30%) CISSP
3 13 (1.87%) CISM
3 13 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (1.58%) MCSE
5 10 (1.44%) CCNA
5 10 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (1.15%) CCSA
6 8 (1.15%) CCSE
7 7 (1.01%) CISA
8 5 (0.72%) ISEB
8 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.43%) CRISC
10 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.60%) QA
2 19 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.01%) SLA
4 13 (1.87%) PMO
5 12 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.72%) COBIT
8 3 (0.43%) NIST
8 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.29%) ITGC
10 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 58 (8.35%) Docker
2 35 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.29%) KVM
7 2 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (5.47%) Terraform
2 32 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (4.03%) Ansible
4 25 (3.60%) Kubernetes
5 21 (3.02%) Puppet
6 14 (2.01%) Prometheus
6 14 (2.01%) Rancher
7 6 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
7 6 (0.86%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.86%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.58%) Packer
9 4 (0.58%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.43%) OpenView
10 3 (0.43%) SCCM
10 3 (0.43%) SCOM
11 2 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 160 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.78%) Oracle
3 57 (8.20%) SAP
4 34 (4.89%) Google
5 31 (4.46%) VMware
6 20 (2.88%) Pega
6 20 (2.88%) Rackspace
7 16 (2.30%) Cisco
8 12 (1.73%) HP
9 10 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.44%) Xamarin
10 9 (1.29%) Citrix
10 9 (1.29%) Facebook
10 9 (1.29%) Twitter
11 7 (1.01%) CA
12 6 (0.86%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.72%) F5
13 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.58%) PagerDuty