Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,432 1,343 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.05% 18.91% 20.03%
As % of the General category 52.24% 57.32% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 1,206 1,540
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,625 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £66,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 2,741 2,343 2,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.37% 32.99% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,221 2,031 2,391
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +5 1,080 £47,500 +5.56% 123
Bradford -3 207 £44,500 -1.11% 23
Halifax -4 42 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Wakefield +14 28 £42,500 - 6
Wetherby +9 18 £37,500 +30.43% 2
Keighley -2 4 £55,000 +34.15%
Huddersfield -6 3 £37,500 -49.15% 2
Ilkley - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bingley - 3 £52,500 -
Pudsey +5 1 £50,000 - 1
Castleford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 519 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (25.56%) SQL
3 266 (18.58%) Retail
4 263 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 243 (16.97%) .NET
6 235 (16.41%) C#
7 233 (16.27%) ITIL
8 192 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 188 (13.13%) Scrum
10 162 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 153 (10.68%) Test Automation
11 153 (10.68%) Java
12 150 (10.47%) Windows
13 148 (10.34%) SQL Server
14 140 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
15 136 (9.50%) JavaScript
16 128 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
17 127 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
18 122 (8.52%) Project Management
19 119 (8.31%) DevOps
20 117 (8.17%) Python
21 108 (7.54%) Oracle
22 103 (7.19%) Degree
23 100 (6.98%) TDD
24 98 (6.84%) VMware
24 98 (6.84%) SDLC
25 94 (6.56%) MVC
26 93 (6.49%) Marketing
27 92 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
28 90 (6.28%) 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 37 (2.58%) SAS
2 23 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.56%) Confluence
6 7 (0.49%) Apache
6 7 (0.49%) IIS
6 7 (0.49%) nginx
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.28%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.21%) CMS
9 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.21%) JBoss
9 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.14%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.14%) Drupal
10 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.070%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.49%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.49%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.49%) Workfront
7 6 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.28%) assyst
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 162 (11.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (3.84%) Office 365
4 50 (3.49%) PaaS
5 41 (2.86%) SaaS
6 38 (2.65%) IaaS
7 19 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (0.56%) G Suite
10 8 (0.56%) Slack
11 4 (0.28%) GitHub
12 3 (0.21%) npm
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.14%) CallidusCloud
13 2 (0.14%) FinancialForce
14 1 (0.070%) Akamai
14 1 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.66%) Firewall
2 51 (3.56%) Wireless
3 49 (3.42%) Network Security
4 46 (3.21%) WAN
5 37 (2.58%) VoIP
6 33 (2.30%) SAN
6 33 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.16%) DNS
8 30 (2.09%) VLAN
9 26 (1.82%) LAN
10 24 (1.68%) HTTP
10 24 (1.68%) VPN
11 22 (1.54%) VPLS
12 20 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
12 20 (1.40%) SSL
13 18 (1.26%) DWDM
13 18 (1.26%) HTTPS
13 18 (1.26%) IPsec
13 18 (1.26%) Wireless Security
14 15 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 25 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.40%) MS Access
7 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.12%) Big Data
8 16 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.12%) Power BI
9 13 (0.91%) Base SAS
9 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.77%) MySQL
10 11 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.70%) QlikView
12 8 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 79 (5.52%) Selenium
2 53 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.63%) Cucumber
4 39 (2.72%) SpecFlow
5 33 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (2.16%) SoapUI
7 30 (2.09%) JIRA
8 25 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 24 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
10 22 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.54%) MSTest
11 21 (1.47%) NUnit
12 17 (1.19%) Ranorex
13 16 (1.12%) Buildbot
14 14 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 14 (0.98%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.98%) Mocha
14 14 (0.98%) Subversion
14 14 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 266 (18.58%) Retail
2 93 (6.49%) Marketing
3 63 (4.40%) Legal
4 32 (2.23%) Banking
5 28 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.61%) Local Government
8 18 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.19%) Advertising
10 14 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.77%) Billing
12 10 (0.70%) Law
12 10 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.63%) Back Office
14 7 (0.49%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Games
16 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.14%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 295 (20.60%) Analyst
2 258 (18.02%) Developer
3 111 (7.75%) Business Analyst
4 93 (6.49%) Architect
5 78 (5.45%) .NET Developer
5 78 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 70 (4.89%) Senior Developer
7 62 (4.33%) Consultant
8 58 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 57 (3.98%) C# Developer
10 54 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
11 53 (3.70%) IT Manager
12 52 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 48 (3.35%) Tester
14 45 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
15 44 (3.07%) Network Engineer
16 42 (2.93%) IT Analyst
17 36 (2.51%) Java Developer
18 34 (2.37%) Incident Manager
19 33 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (16.97%) .NET
2 90 (6.28%) ASP.NET
3 84 (5.87%) Web Services
4 76 (5.31%) CSS
5 74 (5.17%) HTML
6 52 (3.63%) jQuery
7 49 (3.42%) XML
8 41 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 39 (2.72%) SOAP
10 37 (2.58%) RESTful
11 36 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (2.44%) WCF
13 33 (2.30%) Node.js
14 31 (2.16%) WPF
15 29 (2.03%) Spring
16 28 (1.96%) HTML5
17 26 (1.82%) REST
18 23 (1.61%) AngularJS
19 21 (1.47%) Silverlight
19 21 (1.47%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.09%) User Experience
6 27 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 13 (0.91%) Fintech
10 11 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.63%) PMI
12 8 (0.56%) Replication
13 7 (0.49%) Biotechnology
13 7 (0.49%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.35%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.35%) Digital Signage
14 5 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 150 (10.47%) Windows
2 79 (5.52%) Linux
3 50 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 36 (2.51%) Unix
5 24 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.26%) Android
7 17 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.05%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (16.27%) ITIL
3 192 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 188 (13.13%) Scrum
5 153 (10.68%) Test Automation
6 140 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
7 128 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
8 122 (8.52%) Project Management
9 119 (8.31%) DevOps
10 100 (6.98%) TDD
11 98 (6.84%) SDLC
12 94 (6.56%) MVC
13 92 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (5.66%) Problem Management
15 80 (5.59%) BDD
16 79 (5.52%) DSDM
16 79 (5.52%) Mentoring
17 78 (5.45%) Incident Management
18 75 (5.24%) Service Management
19 74 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 366 (25.56%) SQL
2 235 (16.41%) C#
3 153 (10.68%) Java
4 136 (9.50%) JavaScript
5 117 (8.17%) Python
6 81 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 74 (5.17%) PHP
8 57 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 53 (3.70%) Ruby
10 50 (3.49%) C++
10 50 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 39 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.09%) C
13 29 (2.03%) VBA
14 25 (1.75%) Scala
15 18 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 14 (0.98%) VB
17 13 (0.91%) R
18 12 (0.84%) Perl
19 7 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (7.19%) Degree
2 36 (2.51%) CISSP
3 29 (2.03%) CCNA
3 29 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (2.03%) CISM
4 26 (1.82%) CCIE
4 26 (1.82%) CCNP
5 24 (1.68%) CISA
6 23 (1.61%) ISEB
7 22 (1.54%) CCDA
7 22 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.12%) MCSE
8 16 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 16 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 13 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (0.91%) CRISC
9 13 (0.91%) MCSA
9 13 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.66%) QA
2 55 (3.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 37 (2.58%) GDPR
5 36 (2.51%) PMO
6 33 (2.30%) SLA
7 15 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.42%) ISO 31000
10 5 (0.35%) P3O
11 4 (0.28%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.070%) Basel III
13 1 (0.070%) COSO
13 1 (0.070%) IFRS
13 1 (0.070%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.070%) UCITS
System Software
1 64 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (1.47%) vSphere
4 10 (0.70%) Docker
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (2.79%) SCCM
2 34 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (2.37%) Puppet
3 22 (1.54%) SCOM
4 21 (1.47%) Nessus
5 20 (1.40%) Cobbler
5 20 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 19 (1.33%) vCenter Server
7 9 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.63%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 9 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.56%) Ansible
8 8 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (0.49%) Rancher
10 3 (0.21%) Terraform
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 263 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.54%) Oracle
3 98 (6.84%) VMware
4 58 (4.05%) Cisco
5 54 (3.77%) Google
6 46 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (2.72%) SAP
8 32 (2.23%) Twitter
9 26 (1.82%) Avaya
10 24 (1.68%) Genesys
10 24 (1.68%) HP
10 24 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.68%) Tableau
10 24 (1.68%) Verint
11 21 (1.47%) Hitachi
11 21 (1.47%) NetApp
12 20 (1.40%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.40%) EnterpriseDB
13 19 (1.33%) Juniper
13 19 (1.33%) Qualys