Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 717 1,291 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.18% 21.00% 18.62%
As % of the General category 50.96% 53.19% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 553 1,087 1,101
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,650 £30,750
90th Percentile £74,500 £65,000 £66,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 1,407 2,427 2,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.75% 39.48% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,979 1,921
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 -4 531 £50,000 +5.26% 112
Bradford -7 48 £44,000 -2.22% 14
Halifax +9 35 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Sowerby Bridge - 21 £45,100 -
Wetherby +1 17 £24,500 -32.41% 3
Huddersfield +9 9 £27,500 -26.67% 7
Pudsey -6 5 £58,500 - 1
Wakefield -19 4 £35,250 +3.87% 5
Bingley +3 3 £62,500 +19.05%
Ilkley -12 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Elland - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 282 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (25.80%) SQL
3 155 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 119 (16.60%) Retail
5 117 (16.32%) Scrum
5 117 (16.32%) Azure
5 117 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
6 116 (16.18%) DevOps
7 113 (15.76%) C#
8 99 (13.81%) Test Automation
9 98 (13.67%) Google
10 93 (12.97%) Banking
11 92 (12.83%) Project Management
12 91 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 80 (11.16%) Windows
14 78 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
15 77 (10.74%) Software Engineering
16 76 (10.60%) SQL Server
17 75 (10.46%) Office 365
18 74 (10.32%) Mentoring
19 73 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
20 72 (10.04%) .NET
21 71 (9.90%) AWS
22 70 (9.76%) Kanban
23 65 (9.07%) Selenium
23 65 (9.07%) Java
23 65 (9.07%) Software Testing
24 57 (7.95%) TDD
24 57 (7.95%) Cucumber
25 56 (7.81%) Degree

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 37 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.81%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (1.12%) SAS
4 7 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.84%) Confluence
5 6 (0.84%) IIS
6 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.28%) JBoss
8 2 (0.28%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.28%) Flinto
6 2 (0.28%) InVision
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) Sketch
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (3.63%) SAP MM
2 14 (1.95%) SAP PM
3 13 (1.81%) SAP PP
4 11 (1.53%) SAP SD
5 9 (1.26%) SAP QM
6 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.84%) SAP HR
7 6 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.56%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.42%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.42%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.28%) HFM
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 117 (16.32%) Azure
2 75 (10.46%) Office 365
3 71 (9.90%) AWS
4 54 (7.53%) G Suite
5 34 (4.74%) GCP
6 30 (4.18%) IaaS
7 18 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.09%) PaaS
8 15 (2.09%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.12%) Azure Stack
9 8 (1.12%) GitHub
9 8 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (0.98%) SaaS
11 6 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (0.84%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.70%) Slack
13 4 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (0.42%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.14%) Firewall
2 22 (3.07%) VPN
3 19 (2.65%) LAN
4 18 (2.51%) DNS
5 17 (2.37%) VoIP
5 17 (2.37%) WAN
6 15 (2.09%) BGP
6 15 (2.09%) MPLS
7 13 (1.81%) DHCP
8 11 (1.53%) Wireless
9 10 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.26%) Cisco Firepower
10 9 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (1.12%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.12%) IP Telephony
11 8 (1.12%) Network Security
11 8 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.12%) WLAN
12 7 (0.98%) Skype
13 6 (0.84%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.23%) SAP HANA
6 15 (2.09%) Power BI
7 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.26%) Big Data
8 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.98%) Data Lake
10 6 (0.84%) QlikView
10 6 (0.84%) SSDT
11 5 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.70%) Essbase
11 5 (0.70%) MySQL
11 5 (0.70%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (0.56%) KNIME
12 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (9.07%) Selenium
2 57 (7.95%) Cucumber
3 51 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 49 (6.83%) SoapUI
5 40 (5.58%) JMeter
6 37 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (4.32%) JIRA
8 25 (3.49%) Ranorex
8 25 (3.49%) SpecFlow
9 23 (3.21%) Appium
9 23 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (3.21%) Buildbot
9 23 (3.21%) Gatling
9 23 (3.21%) NeoLoad
9 23 (3.21%) WATIR
9 23 (3.21%) WebLOAD
10 18 (2.51%) Maven
11 16 (2.23%) LoadRunner
11 16 (2.23%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (16.60%) Retail
2 93 (12.97%) Banking
3 29 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 26 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.35%) Legal
5 24 (3.35%) Marketing
6 21 (2.93%) Public Sector
7 16 (2.23%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.67%) Billing
9 11 (1.53%) Local Government
10 10 (1.39%) Advertising
11 8 (1.12%) Retail Finance
12 6 (0.84%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.56%) Games
14 3 (0.42%) Electronics
14 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Social Housing
16 1 (0.14%) Back Office
16 1 (0.14%) Police
Job Titles
1 164 (22.87%) Analyst
2 102 (14.23%) Developer
3 62 (8.65%) Consultant
4 55 (7.67%) Architect
5 53 (7.39%) Business Analyst
6 37 (5.16%) Support Analyst
7 35 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 33 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (4.60%) Software Developer
9 29 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
10 28 (3.91%) Test Leader
11 27 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.49%) Developer in Test
12 25 (3.49%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.21%) IT Manager
14 23 (3.21%) Technical Support
15 20 (2.79%) Test Analyst
16 18 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.04%) .NET
2 53 (7.39%) Web Services
3 34 (4.74%) ASP.NET
4 33 (4.60%) SOAP
5 23 (3.21%) REST
6 21 (2.93%) XML
7 19 (2.65%) HTML
8 18 (2.51%) CSS
9 17 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.95%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.81%) .NET Core
11 13 (1.81%) Spring
12 12 (1.67%) Middleware
13 11 (1.53%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.53%) React
14 10 (1.39%) jQuery
14 10 (1.39%) RESTful
15 8 (1.12%) Entity Framework
16 7 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (0.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.65%) NHS
6 14 (1.95%) User Experience
7 13 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.56%) Clustering
10 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.42%) PMI
12 2 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.28%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 80 (11.16%) Windows
2 34 (4.74%) Linux
3 18 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.09%) Unix
5 15 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.53%) Android
6 11 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.84%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (16.32%) Problem-Solving
2 117 (16.32%) Scrum
3 116 (16.18%) DevOps
4 99 (13.81%) Test Automation
5 92 (12.83%) Project Management
6 91 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (10.74%) Software Engineering
8 74 (10.32%) Mentoring
9 73 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (9.76%) Kanban
11 65 (9.07%) Software Testing
12 57 (7.95%) TDD
13 55 (7.67%) DSDM
14 53 (7.39%) BDD
15 51 (7.11%) Migration
16 46 (6.42%) Project Delivery
17 44 (6.14%) ITIL
18 42 (5.86%) Business Analysis
18 42 (5.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (25.80%) SQL
2 113 (15.76%) C#
3 65 (9.07%) Java
4 55 (7.67%) JavaScript
5 52 (7.25%) Python
6 44 (6.14%) Ruby
7 34 (4.74%) C
8 32 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 30 (4.18%) C++
10 29 (4.04%) T-SQL
11 28 (3.91%) PHP
12 25 (3.49%) Scala
13 18 (2.51%) Bash Shell
13 18 (2.51%) VB
14 15 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.12%) Groovy
18 6 (0.84%) VBA
19 4 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (7.81%) Degree
2 32 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (2.93%) CCNP
4 20 (2.79%) ISEB
5 19 (2.65%) CCNA
5 19 (2.65%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.51%) MCSE
6 18 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.95%) CCIE
8 13 (1.81%) AWS Certification
9 10 (1.39%) DBS Check
10 9 (1.26%) CISM
10 9 (1.26%) CISSP
11 8 (1.12%) CCDP
11 8 (1.12%) PMP
12 7 (0.98%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.70%) CCSE
13 5 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.21%) QA
2 21 (2.93%) PMO
3 20 (2.79%) SLA
4 12 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.39%) GDPR
6 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.28%) IFRS
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.14%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.49%) Docker
3 12 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.28%) Firmware
6 2 (0.28%) HDFS
6 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (3.63%) Terraform
2 24 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (2.23%) Prometheus
5 14 (1.95%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.81%) Rancher
7 10 (1.39%) Cobbler
7 10 (1.39%) Puppet
7 10 (1.39%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.26%) Ansible
9 8 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.56%) SCCM
11 3 (0.42%) FlexNet
11 3 (0.42%) Grafana
11 3 (0.42%) Nessus
11 3 (0.42%) Packer
11 3 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 155 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 98 (13.67%) Google
3 56 (7.81%) SAP
4 37 (5.16%) Oracle
5 27 (3.77%) Cisco
6 26 (3.63%) HP
7 23 (3.21%) Rackspace
7 23 (3.21%) VMware
8 16 (2.23%) CheckPoint
9 15 (2.09%) IBM
10 13 (1.81%) Symantec
11 10 (1.39%) EnterpriseDB
11 10 (1.39%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.84%) Sage
13 6 (0.84%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.70%) Adobe
14 5 (0.70%) Alteryx
14 5 (0.70%) Hyperion
14 5 (0.70%) Informatica