Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 5,473 932 1,086
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.59% 14.51% 14.21%
As % of the General category 36.32% 34.24% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,068 832 930
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £97,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 15,067 2,722 3,902
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.93% 42.39% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,703 2,419 3,301
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +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 25 October 2021.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 1,946 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,403 (25.63%) Social Skills
3 1,094 (19.99%) AWS
4 1,084 (19.81%) JavaScript
5 996 (18.20%) Azure
6 938 (17.14%) SQL
7 901 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 881 (16.10%) DevOps
9 878 (16.04%) Python
10 824 (15.06%) React
11 808 (14.76%) Docker
12 782 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 769 (14.05%) Java
14 675 (12.33%) Fintech
15 668 (12.21%) .NET
16 666 (12.17%) C#
17 647 (11.82%) Kubernetes
18 594 (10.85%) Banking
19 593 (10.84%) Degree
20 585 (10.69%) Project Management
21 573 (10.47%) Full Stack Development
22 567 (10.36%) Scrum
23 542 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
24 504 (9.21%) Terraform
25 489 (8.93%) Microservices
26 466 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
27 452 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
28 445 (8.13%) Retail
29 444 (8.11%) Web Services
29 444 (8.11%) Mentoring

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
1 141 (2.58%) CMS
2 122 (2.23%) Confluence
3 97 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 82 (1.50%) Apache
5 70 (1.28%) nginx
6 60 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 60 (1.10%) SAS
7 54 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
7 54 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 39 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 31 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (0.40%) IIS
11 14 (0.26%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.26%) Kentico
12 12 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 12 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.20%) Drupal
13 11 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 246 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 177 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 119 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
5 45 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.53%) Figma
7 26 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.38%) Sketch
9 14 (0.26%) InVision
10 9 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle Smart View
12 4 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.055%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.055%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.055%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.037%) SPSS
15 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.018%) InDesign
15 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 85 (1.55%) Oracle Clinical
2 83 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 74 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
4 72 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 71 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
6 70 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
7 57 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
8 37 (0.68%) Shopify
9 32 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
10 28 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
10 28 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
11 26 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
12 25 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
13 24 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
13 24 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
14 23 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 21 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
16 20 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
17 18 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
17 18 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,094 (19.99%) AWS
2 996 (18.20%) Azure
3 421 (7.69%) GCP
4 346 (6.32%) SaaS
5 332 (6.07%) Serverless
6 222 (4.06%) Microsoft 365
7 209 (3.82%) Amazon S3
8 191 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
9 161 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
10 160 (2.92%) Power Platform
11 108 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
11 108 (1.97%) Azure Active Directory
12 93 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
13 89 (1.63%) AWS Step Functions
14 87 (1.59%) GitHub
15 72 (1.32%) PaaS
16 58 (1.06%) IaaS
17 57 (1.04%) Google Analytics
18 53 (0.97%) Heroku
19 51 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.48%) Firewall
2 78 (1.43%) VPN
3 52 (0.95%) Unified Communications
4 51 (0.93%) Broadband
5 35 (0.64%) HTTP
6 33 (0.60%) WAN
7 32 (0.58%) DNS
8 26 (0.48%) LAN
9 25 (0.46%) Internet
10 22 (0.40%) Network Security
11 17 (0.31%) SMS
11 17 (0.31%) TCP/IP
12 15 (0.27%) VoIP
13 13 (0.24%) RIP
14 12 (0.22%) SAN
14 12 (0.22%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.16%) DHCP
16 9 (0.16%) Intranet
16 9 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 230 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
3 228 (4.17%) MySQL
4 198 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 191 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 156 (2.85%) NoSQL
7 133 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (2.34%) Big Data
8 128 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 127 (2.32%) Power BI
10 116 (2.12%) Redis
11 115 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 110 (2.01%) Tableau
13 107 (1.96%) Blockchain
14 104 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
15 66 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 59 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
17 54 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
18 53 (0.97%) Apache Ignite
19 50 (0.91%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 394 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 252 (4.60%) JIRA
3 228 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 87 (1.59%) webpack
5 81 (1.48%) Selenium
6 66 (1.21%) GitLab
7 63 (1.15%) Cypress.io
8 60 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 55 (1.00%) Babel
10 49 (0.90%) Maven
11 48 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 45 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 40 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (0.73%) CircleCI
15 38 (0.69%) gulp
16 33 (0.60%) Bitbucket
16 33 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 33 (0.60%) PHPUnit
17 27 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 1,403 (25.63%) Social Skills
2 594 (10.85%) Banking
3 452 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 445 (8.13%) Retail
5 427 (7.80%) Marketing
6 324 (5.92%) Public Sector
7 254 (4.64%) Presentation Skills
8 248 (4.53%) Front Office
8 248 (4.53%) Games
9 230 (4.20%) Manufacturing
10 204 (3.73%) Telecoms
11 168 (3.07%) Legal
12 161 (2.94%) Law
13 149 (2.72%) Electronics
14 133 (2.43%) Financial Institution
15 128 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
16 98 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
17 95 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 65 (1.19%) Advertising
18 65 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,615 (29.51%) Developer
2 536 (9.79%) Analyst
3 504 (9.21%) Software Engineer
4 408 (7.45%) Consultant
5 297 (5.43%) Architect
6 292 (5.34%) Project Manager
7 269 (4.92%) React Developer
8 268 (4.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 253 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 221 (4.04%) C# Developer
11 217 (3.96%) Business Analyst
12 199 (3.64%) Java Developer
13 174 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
14 152 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
15 147 (2.69%) .NET Developer
16 146 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
17 145 (2.65%) Software Developer
18 142 (2.59%) Python Developer
19 139 (2.54%) Senior Manager
20 134 (2.45%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (15.06%) React
2 668 (12.21%) .NET
3 444 (8.11%) Web Services
4 428 (7.82%) CSS
5 421 (7.69%) HTML
6 382 (6.98%) Node.js
7 350 (6.40%) AngularJS
8 290 (5.30%) REST
9 278 (5.08%) .NET Core
10 229 (4.18%) Vue.js
11 218 (3.98%) Kafka
12 203 (3.71%) React Native
13 199 (3.64%) RESTful
14 169 (3.09%) Material-UI
15 156 (2.85%) ASP.NET
16 147 (2.69%) GraphQL
17 145 (2.65%) jQuery
18 138 (2.52%) Spring
19 131 (2.39%) .NET Framework
20 128 (2.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 364 (6.65%) User Experience
2 276 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
3 255 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
4 233 (4.26%) Virtual Team
5 191 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 177 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 165 (3.01%) Public Cloud
8 156 (2.85%) Management Information System
9 141 (2.58%) Hedge funds
10 128 (2.34%) Fixed Income
11 119 (2.17%) Derivative
12 114 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 94 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 94 (1.72%) Equities
14 64 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 61 (1.11%) Cloud Native
15 61 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
16 60 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 57 (1.04%) iPad
18 53 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 313 (5.72%) Windows
2 290 (5.30%) Linux
3 120 (2.19%) Windows Server
4 98 (1.79%) Unix
5 80 (1.46%) Android
6 78 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 74 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.22%) Solaris
9 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.15%) AIX
11 8 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.13%) VyOS
13 6 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.091%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,946 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 901 (16.46%) Software Engineering
3 881 (16.10%) DevOps
4 675 (12.33%) Fintech
5 585 (10.69%) Project Management
6 573 (10.47%) Full Stack Development
7 567 (10.36%) Scrum
8 542 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
9 489 (8.93%) Microservices
10 466 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 444 (8.11%) Mentoring
12 430 (7.86%) Analytics
13 407 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 348 (6.36%) Asset Management
15 320 (5.85%) ERP
16 316 (5.77%) Project Delivery
16 316 (5.77%) TDD
17 311 (5.68%) SDLC
18 301 (5.50%) Test Automation
19 289 (5.28%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1,084 (19.81%) JavaScript
2 938 (17.14%) SQL
3 878 (16.04%) Python
4 769 (14.05%) Java
5 666 (12.17%) C#
6 418 (7.64%) TypeScript
7 217 (3.96%) Go
8 187 (3.42%) Kotlin
9 186 (3.40%) PHP
10 160 (2.92%) C++
10 160 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 140 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 139 (2.54%) Scala
13 115 (2.10%) Ruby
14 108 (1.97%) C
15 95 (1.74%) Clojure
16 79 (1.44%) R
17 62 (1.13%) Bash Shell
18 47 (0.86%) PHP 7
19 42 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 593 (10.84%) Degree
2 140 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 109 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 106 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 76 (1.39%) CISSP
6 70 (1.28%) CISM
7 62 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (1.02%) PMP
9 46 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
11 35 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 34 (0.62%) CISA
13 33 (0.60%) ACCA
14 32 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (0.57%) DBS Check
16 30 (0.55%) CIMA
16 30 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
17 29 (0.53%) PhD
18 27 (0.49%) MCSE
19 24 (0.44%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (4.53%) QA
2 124 (2.27%) GDPR
3 118 (2.16%) Good Clinical Practice
4 81 (1.48%) Accessibility
5 74 (1.35%) PMO
6 69 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 56 (1.02%) SLA
8 55 (1.00%) Data Quality
9 54 (0.99%) NIST
10 48 (0.88%) PCI DSS
11 36 (0.66%) GRC
12 30 (0.55%) COBIT
13 18 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 17 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
14 17 (0.31%) ITGC
15 14 (0.26%) IFRS
16 12 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
17 11 (0.20%) CDISC
18 10 (0.18%) MiFID
19 9 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 808 (14.76%) Docker
2 177 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.35%) ISA Server
7 17 (0.31%) vSphere
8 10 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.11%) Firmware
11 4 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.073%) XenApp
12 3 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.055%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.037%) Varnish
13 2 (0.037%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.018%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 647 (11.82%) Kubernetes
2 504 (9.21%) Terraform
3 182 (3.33%) Ansible
4 90 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 87 (1.59%) SCCM
6 63 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
7 48 (0.88%) Puppet
8 46 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 43 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.37%) Prometheus
11 19 (0.35%) Grafana
12 16 (0.29%) SCOM
13 11 (0.20%) Nessus
14 10 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
14 10 (0.18%) OpenView
14 10 (0.18%) OVSD
14 10 (0.18%) QRadar
15 8 (0.15%) Nmap
15 8 (0.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
16 6 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 782 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 407 (7.44%) Oracle
3 327 (5.97%) SAP
4 236 (4.31%) Google
5 122 (2.23%) Adobe
6 103 (1.88%) Apple
7 102 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 89 (1.63%) VMware
9 72 (1.32%) Cisco
10 71 (1.30%) JD Edwards
11 51 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 40 (0.73%) IBM
13 37 (0.68%) Splunk
14 34 (0.62%) Workday
15 31 (0.57%) Elastic Path
15 31 (0.57%) Sitecore
16 24 (0.44%) Facebook
16 24 (0.44%) HP
17 23 (0.42%) Bloomberg
17 23 (0.42%) Citrix