Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1213 1632 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.45% 21.26% 18.26%
As % of the General category 57.73% 59.00% 54.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1530 1551
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 2101 2766 3181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.96% 36.04% 33.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 2315 2393
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -1 803 £45,000 +2.27% 51
Bradford 0 271 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Halifax -1 56 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Huddersfield -10 9 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wetherby +19 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Wakefield -8 8 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Dewsbury - 2 £34,750 -
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 362 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 267 (22.01%) SQL
4 192 (15.83%) ITIL
5 166 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 157 (12.94%) SQL Server
7 131 (10.80%) Scrum
8 129 (10.63%) .NET
9 120 (9.89%) Project Management
10 113 (9.32%) Windows
11 110 (9.07%) Degree
12 108 (8.90%) T-SQL
12 108 (8.90%) C#
13 107 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 100 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
15 94 (7.75%) JavaScript
16 93 (7.67%) VMware
17 89 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 88 (7.25%) Waterfall
19 85 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
19 85 (7.01%) Java
20 84 (6.92%) Retail
21 81 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
21 81 (6.68%) Business Analysis
22 80 (6.60%) Web Services
23 79 (6.51%) SDLC
24 77 (6.35%) Coaching
24 77 (6.35%) Oracle
25 72 (5.94%) PRINCE2
26 70 (5.77%) Mentoring

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 34 (2.80%) SAS
2 20 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.57%) IIS
4 14 (1.15%) CMS
4 14 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.99%) Confluence
6 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.49%) OpenEdge
8 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.33%) Apache
10 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.082%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.082%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.082%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.74%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.082%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.82%) Magento
4 8 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ECC
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (3.46%) Office 365
3 14 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.15%) SaaS
4 12 (0.99%) PaaS
5 11 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.82%) IaaS
7 6 (0.49%) G Suite
7 6 (0.49%) Slack
8 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.082%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.082%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.082%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.19%) Firewall
2 44 (3.63%) SAN
3 38 (3.13%) Wireless
4 34 (2.80%) DNS
4 34 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 30 (2.47%) LAN
6 29 (2.39%) Internet
7 26 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 26 (2.14%) SSL
8 24 (1.98%) WAN
9 23 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (1.90%) EIGRP
9 23 (1.90%) Ethernet
9 23 (1.90%) OSPF
10 16 (1.32%) DHCP
11 15 (1.24%) HTTP
12 12 (0.99%) Network Security
12 12 (0.99%) VPN
13 10 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 89 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 81 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.73%) Power BI
9 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.07%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.99%) MySQL
14 11 (0.91%) MS Access
15 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.58%) Big Data
17 7 (0.58%) QlikView
17 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (2.72%) Selenium
3 31 (2.56%) JIRA
4 25 (2.06%) MSTest
4 25 (2.06%) NUnit
5 19 (1.57%) SoapUI
6 16 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.91%) Ranorex
8 11 (0.91%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.82%) FitNesse
10 9 (0.74%) MorphX
11 8 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.49%) Appium
General
1 84 (6.92%) Retail
2 49 (4.04%) Banking
3 42 (3.46%) Marketing
4 29 (2.39%) Legal
4 29 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 29 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.24%) Back Office
6 13 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 11 (0.91%) Billing
7 11 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.91%) Games
8 10 (0.82%) General Ledger
9 9 (0.74%) Local Government
10 7 (0.58%) Law
10 7 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.49%) Retail Finance
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 327 (26.96%) Analyst
2 169 (13.93%) Developer
3 140 (11.54%) Business Analyst
4 92 (7.58%) Project Manager
5 85 (7.01%) Architect
6 80 (6.60%) Consultant
7 74 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 55 (4.53%) Senior Developer
9 50 (4.12%) Service Analyst
10 49 (4.04%) Financial Analyst
10 49 (4.04%) IT Manager
11 45 (3.71%) Support Analyst
12 44 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 43 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
14 40 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (3.05%) SQL Developer
16 34 (2.80%) IT Analyst
16 34 (2.80%) Team Leader
17 32 (2.64%) .NET Developer
17 32 (2.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (10.63%) .NET
2 80 (6.60%) Web Services
3 62 (5.11%) XML
4 60 (4.95%) HTML
5 52 (4.29%) CSS
6 51 (4.20%) SOAP
7 50 (4.12%) jQuery
8 44 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 39 (3.22%) RESTful
10 38 (3.13%) WCF
11 36 (2.97%) WPF
12 28 (2.31%) WF
13 27 (2.23%) XSLT
14 25 (2.06%) Silverlight
15 24 (1.98%) LINQ
16 21 (1.73%) HTML5
17 18 (1.48%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.48%) React
18 17 (1.40%) XSD
19 15 (1.24%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.96%) Fintech
3 44 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 31 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.23%) User Experience
6 25 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.40%) Clustering
7 17 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (0.91%) Driving Licence
10 10 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.66%) NHS
12 8 (0.66%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.58%) FMCG
13 7 (0.58%) PKI
13 7 (0.58%) Social Media
14 6 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 113 (9.32%) Windows
2 67 (5.52%) Linux
3 48 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.99%) Unix
8 10 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.41%) HPUX
11 3 (0.25%) AIX
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.16%) Android
12 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.082%) Debian
13 1 (0.082%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (15.83%) ITIL
3 166 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (10.80%) Scrum
5 120 (9.89%) Project Management
6 107 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 88 (7.25%) Waterfall
8 85 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 81 (6.68%) Business Analysis
10 79 (6.51%) SDLC
11 77 (6.35%) Coaching
12 72 (5.94%) PRINCE2
13 70 (5.77%) Mentoring
14 67 (5.52%) Service Delivery
15 66 (5.44%) SOA
16 64 (5.28%) Release Management
17 62 (5.11%) CRM
17 62 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
18 59 (4.86%) Analytics
19 58 (4.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 267 (22.01%) SQL
2 108 (8.90%) C#
2 108 (8.90%) T-SQL
3 94 (7.75%) JavaScript
4 85 (7.01%) Java
5 46 (3.79%) PL/SQL
6 40 (3.30%) C++
7 37 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 34 (2.80%) PHP
8 34 (2.80%) Python
9 21 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.32%) VB
11 13 (1.07%) VBA
12 12 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.82%) C
13 10 (0.82%) Scala
13 10 (0.82%) X++
14 9 (0.74%) Apex Code
14 9 (0.74%) Ruby
15 7 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (9.07%) Degree
2 41 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (3.05%) ISEB
4 36 (2.97%) CCNA
5 33 (2.72%) CCNP
6 31 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (2.31%) CISSP
8 26 (2.14%) CCIE
9 22 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 20 (1.65%) MCSE
11 19 (1.57%) MCSA
12 18 (1.48%) ISTQB
13 15 (1.24%) CCDA
13 15 (1.24%) CISM
14 14 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (0.82%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.58%) PMP
16 7 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 6 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.72%) PMO
3 27 (2.23%) QA
4 26 (2.14%) SLA
5 19 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.40%) GDPR
7 15 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 12 (0.99%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.25%) PSD2
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.082%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.082%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 65 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.40%) 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 18 (1.48%) SCCM
1 18 (1.48%) SCOM
2 11 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (0.66%) Puppet
3 8 (0.66%) vCenter Server
4 7 (0.58%) SCDPM
4 7 (0.58%) WMI
5 6 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.41%) WSUS
7 2 (0.16%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.16%) Grafana
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.082%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 268 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.67%) VMware
3 77 (6.35%) Oracle
4 67 (5.52%) Cisco
5 55 (4.53%) SAP
6 40 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 35 (2.89%) Avaya
8 33 (2.72%) Genesys
8 33 (2.72%) Verint
9 26 (2.14%) Tableau
10 24 (1.98%) Google
11 23 (1.90%) Brocade
11 23 (1.90%) Dell
12 22 (1.81%) Hitachi
13 20 (1.65%) Citrix
14 17 (1.40%) Cognos
15 16 (1.32%) IBM
15 16 (1.32%) NetApp
15 16 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (1.24%) HP