Period
to 11 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,874 925 1,228
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.85% 14.49% 15.39%
As % of the General category 33.45% 29.95% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 727 986
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +13.04%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £92,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,591 3,088 3,979
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 50.36% 48.37% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6,824 2,548 3,194
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,075 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Finance trend for jobs with a WFH option

Finance
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Finance.

Finance salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Finance
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Finance over the 6 months to 11 May 2021.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, Finance job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Finance.

1 1,220 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (24.08%) JavaScript
3 624 (21.71%) Social Skills
4 561 (19.52%) AWS
5 557 (19.38%) SQL
6 552 (19.21%) Software Engineering
7 535 (18.62%) Azure
8 501 (17.43%) .NET
9 476 (16.56%) DevOps
10 465 (16.18%) Python
11 460 (16.01%) React
12 439 (15.27%) C#
13 398 (13.85%) Fintech
14 375 (13.05%) Docker
15 370 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
16 352 (12.25%) Microsoft
17 339 (11.80%) Java
18 325 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
19 293 (10.19%) Scrum
20 285 (9.92%) GCP
21 283 (9.85%) Web Services
22 278 (9.67%) Banking
23 270 (9.39%) Kubernetes
24 266 (9.26%) AngularJS
24 266 (9.26%) Degree
25 265 (9.22%) Marketing
26 264 (9.19%) SQL Server
27 259 (9.01%) Asset Management
28 253 (8.80%) Microservices
29 241 (8.39%) React Native

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 72 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.33%) Confluence
3 57 (1.98%) CMS
4 56 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (1.46%) Apache Spark
6 26 (0.90%) Apache
7 24 (0.84%) SAS
7 24 (0.84%) WordPress
8 18 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (0.56%) IIS
9 16 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.49%) Mule
10 14 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (0.45%) JBoss
11 13 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.45%) Mule ESB
11 13 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 12 (0.42%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.28%) Kentico
14 7 (0.24%) Ethereum
Applications
1 140 (4.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.84%) Sketch
6 20 (0.70%) InVision
6 20 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.28%) Figma
8 7 (0.24%) Adobe XD
9 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.070%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle Smart View
12 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.035%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.035%) SPSS
12 1 (0.035%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.04%) NetSuite
3 23 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.66%) Shopify
5 18 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 17 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
6 17 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
7 15 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 11 (0.38%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.28%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.24%) Sentinel
13 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 561 (19.52%) AWS
2 535 (18.62%) Azure
3 285 (9.92%) GCP
4 229 (7.97%) Serverless
5 221 (7.69%) SaaS
6 109 (3.79%) Power Platform
7 106 (3.69%) Microsoft 365
8 75 (2.61%) Dynamics 365
9 65 (2.26%) Amazon S3
9 65 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
10 51 (1.77%) GitHub
11 48 (1.67%) IaaS
12 46 (1.60%) PaaS
13 44 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (1.32%) Google Analytics
15 35 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
17 28 (0.97%) AWS Step Functions
18 25 (0.87%) npm
19 21 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.29%) Firewall
2 34 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.01%) DNS
4 22 (0.77%) VPN
4 22 (0.77%) WAN
5 21 (0.73%) LAN
6 18 (0.63%) DHCP
7 17 (0.59%) Network Security
8 16 (0.56%) Internet
9 13 (0.45%) Skype
10 12 (0.42%) BGP
10 12 (0.42%) Unified Communications
11 11 (0.38%) Broadband
12 10 (0.35%) HTTP
12 10 (0.35%) NetScaler
12 10 (0.35%) OSPF
12 10 (0.35%) SAN
13 9 (0.31%) DMZ
14 7 (0.24%) EIGRP
14 7 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 123 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
3 101 (3.51%) MySQL
4 99 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 94 (3.27%) Power BI
7 80 (2.78%) Big Data
8 73 (2.54%) NoSQL
8 73 (2.54%) Relational Database
9 71 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 61 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 56 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (1.91%) Tableau
13 49 (1.70%) Redis
14 40 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
15 36 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
15 36 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (1.11%) Blockchain
17 29 (1.01%) Hadoop
18 28 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 216 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 155 (5.39%) JIRA
3 89 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 44 (1.53%) Maven
4 44 (1.53%) Selenium
5 40 (1.39%) IntelliJ
6 36 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.22%) Cypress.io
8 34 (1.18%) Bitbucket
8 34 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 29 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (0.94%) webpack
11 26 (0.90%) JUnit
12 25 (0.87%) gulp
13 18 (0.63%) Gradle
13 18 (0.63%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.49%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.49%) Vagrant
14 14 (0.49%) Visual Website Optimizer
15 13 (0.45%) GitLab
General
1 624 (21.71%) Social Skills
2 278 (9.67%) Banking
3 265 (9.22%) Marketing
4 237 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 227 (7.90%) Retail
6 202 (7.03%) Telecoms
7 182 (6.33%) Public Sector
8 160 (5.57%) Front Office
9 157 (5.46%) Manufacturing
10 139 (4.84%) Electronics
11 124 (4.31%) Games
12 79 (2.75%) Law
13 69 (2.40%) Legal
14 66 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
15 62 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
16 52 (1.81%) Financial Institution
17 45 (1.57%) Back Office
18 34 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
19 33 (1.15%) Billing
20 24 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,069 (37.20%) Developer
2 344 (11.97%) Analyst
3 302 (10.51%) Software Engineer
4 257 (8.94%) React Developer
5 215 (7.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 165 (5.74%) Consultant
7 143 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 142 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 119 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 118 (4.11%) Java Developer
11 108 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 101 (3.51%) .NET Developer
13 98 (3.41%) Architect
14 88 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
15 84 (2.92%) Software Developer
16 79 (2.75%) JavaScript Engineer
17 64 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
17 64 (2.23%) Full Stack Developer
18 59 (2.05%) PHP Developer
19 58 (2.02%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (17.43%) .NET
2 460 (16.01%) React
3 283 (9.85%) Web Services
4 266 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 241 (8.39%) React Native
6 212 (7.38%) CSS
7 195 (6.78%) HTML
8 191 (6.65%) .NET Core
9 188 (6.54%) Node.js
10 136 (4.73%) Vue.js
11 116 (4.04%) REST
12 107 (3.72%) ASP.NET
13 86 (2.99%) Kafka
14 85 (2.96%) Spring
15 80 (2.78%) RESTful
16 77 (2.68%) XML
17 61 (2.12%) Spring Boot
18 56 (1.95%) JSON
19 54 (1.88%) jQuery
20 51 (1.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 181 (6.30%) User Experience
2 165 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
3 86 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 85 (2.96%) Hedge funds
4 85 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 67 (2.33%) Blog
6 66 (2.30%) Social Media
7 57 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 56 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 50 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 49 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 44 (1.53%) Cloud Native
12 42 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 38 (1.32%) Fixed Income
14 37 (1.29%) e-Learning
15 36 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.18%) Derivative
16 34 (1.18%) Equities
17 32 (1.11%) Virtual Team
18 28 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (5.74%) Windows
2 161 (5.60%) Linux
3 58 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 44 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 40 (1.39%) Android
6 35 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.22%) Unix
7 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.17%) CentOS
13 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.10%) VMS
15 1 (0.035%) AIX
15 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,220 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (19.21%) Software Engineering
3 476 (16.56%) DevOps
4 398 (13.85%) Fintech
5 370 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
6 325 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
7 293 (10.19%) Scrum
8 259 (9.01%) Asset Management
9 253 (8.80%) Microservices
10 238 (8.28%) Project Management
11 201 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 194 (6.75%) Analytics
13 174 (6.05%) TDD
14 172 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 168 (5.85%) Digital Marketing
16 163 (5.67%) Programme Management
17 149 (5.18%) Web Application Development
18 147 (5.11%) SDLC
19 143 (4.98%) Progressive Web App
20 138 (4.80%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 692 (24.08%) JavaScript
2 557 (19.38%) SQL
3 465 (16.18%) Python
4 439 (15.27%) C#
5 339 (11.80%) Java
6 212 (7.38%) TypeScript
7 132 (4.59%) T-SQL
8 107 (3.72%) PHP
9 100 (3.48%) C++
10 75 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 73 (2.54%) C
12 56 (1.95%) Go
13 53 (1.84%) Scala
14 47 (1.64%) R
15 42 (1.46%) Ruby
16 41 (1.43%) Java 8
17 37 (1.29%) Kotlin
17 37 (1.29%) VBA
18 31 (1.08%) Bash Shell
19 28 (0.97%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 266 (9.26%) Degree
2 58 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 26 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 24 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.80%) PhD
7 22 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 19 (0.66%) CCNP
10 18 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.56%) PMP
12 13 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.42%) CISM
13 12 (0.42%) CISSP
13 12 (0.42%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (0.35%) CCNA
15 10 (0.35%) ISEB
15 10 (0.35%) MCSD
15 10 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.76%) QA
2 56 (1.95%) GDPR
3 54 (1.88%) PMO
4 48 (1.67%) SLA
5 31 (1.08%) NIST
6 23 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.52%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
10 12 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.38%) Good Clinical Practice
12 9 (0.31%) MiFID
13 8 (0.28%) GRC
14 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.17%) COBIT
16 4 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 4 (0.14%) Basel III
16 4 (0.14%) COREP
16 4 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 375 (13.05%) Docker
2 97 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.28%) vSphere
6 8 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.17%) Firmware
9 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.10%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.10%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.035%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 270 (9.39%) Kubernetes
2 160 (5.57%) Terraform
3 89 (3.10%) Ansible
4 21 (0.73%) SCCM
5 19 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (0.49%) Packer
6 14 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 13 (0.45%) Puppet
8 7 (0.24%) SCOM
8 7 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.21%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 6 (0.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 6 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.17%) Grafana
10 5 (0.17%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.17%) WSUS
11 4 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 352 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 208 (7.24%) SAP
3 139 (4.84%) Oracle
4 90 (3.13%) Google
5 84 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 83 (2.89%) VMware
7 59 (2.05%) Cisco
8 40 (1.39%) Adobe
9 30 (1.04%) Yahoo!
10 28 (0.97%) Citrix
11 27 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 25 (0.87%) Charles River
13 23 (0.80%) JD Edwards
14 22 (0.77%) Sun
15 21 (0.73%) Zend
16 18 (0.63%) Sitecore
17 17 (0.59%) HP
17 17 (0.59%) ServiceNow
18 16 (0.56%) IBM
18 16 (0.56%) Sage