Period
to 1 March 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,179 1,108 1,268
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.98% 15.05% 16.37%
As % of the General category 44.89% 40.62% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,752 1,859 2,153
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -3.23% +7.83%
10th Percentile £35,548 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £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 4,854 2,728 2,880
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 35.60% 37.05% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,938 2,224 2,355
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,087 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.92% +0.16% +10.00%

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 1 March 2021.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 871 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 440 (20.19%) Azure
4 438 (20.10%) .NET
5 432 (19.83%) Software Engineering
6 425 (19.50%) SQL
7 416 (19.09%) AWS
8 391 (17.94%) Python
9 379 (17.39%) C#
10 375 (17.21%) DevOps
11 353 (16.20%) React
12 338 (15.51%) Fintech
13 276 (12.67%) AngularJS
14 268 (12.30%) Docker
15 266 (12.21%) Java
16 255 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
17 251 (11.52%) Microsoft
18 240 (11.01%) Web Services
19 235 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
20 228 (10.46%) GCP
21 223 (10.23%) Microservices
22 213 (9.78%) Scrum
23 208 (9.55%) SQL Server
24 207 (9.50%) Asset Management
25 200 (9.18%) Marketing
26 197 (9.04%) Banking
27 193 (8.86%) React Native
28 185 (8.49%) Serverless
29 176 (8.08%) Kubernetes
30 171 (7.85%) Degree

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 62 (2.85%) Confluence
2 55 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 49 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 36 (1.65%) CMS
6 25 (1.15%) IIS
7 14 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 14 (0.64%) WordPress
8 13 (0.60%) Mule
8 13 (0.60%) Red Hat Fuse
8 13 (0.60%) SAS
8 13 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.60%) Tornado
9 12 (0.55%) JBoss
9 12 (0.55%) Mule ESB
10 10 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.41%) Apache
11 9 (0.41%) Ethereum
12 7 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.01%) Sketch
4 20 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.83%) InVision
6 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.46%) Figma
8 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.32%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.046%) Quicktime
11 1 (0.046%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 32 (1.47%) NetSuite
2 24 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (0.69%) Shopify
5 13 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.28%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.28%) SAP MDG
7 6 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.23%) Odoo
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.23%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 440 (20.19%) Azure
2 416 (19.09%) AWS
3 228 (10.46%) GCP
4 185 (8.49%) Serverless
5 153 (7.02%) SaaS
6 80 (3.67%) Power Platform
7 63 (2.89%) Microsoft 365
8 48 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
9 46 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
10 42 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (1.61%) IaaS
12 34 (1.56%) Amazon S3
13 31 (1.42%) PaaS
14 26 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (1.10%) Google Analytics
16 23 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
17 22 (1.01%) npm
18 21 (0.96%) Logic Apps
19 20 (0.92%) GitHub
20 19 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.56%) Firewall
3 22 (1.01%) DNS
4 18 (0.83%) Network Security
5 15 (0.69%) Skype
6 14 (0.64%) DHCP
7 13 (0.60%) BGP
7 13 (0.60%) DMZ
7 13 (0.60%) OSPF
7 13 (0.60%) VPN
7 13 (0.60%) WAN
8 12 (0.55%) LAN
9 11 (0.50%) HTTP
9 11 (0.50%) VoIP
9 11 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.46%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.46%) VSAN
11 9 (0.41%) NetScaler
11 9 (0.41%) Wireless
12 8 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.99%) MongoDB
3 82 (3.76%) NoSQL
4 69 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (3.12%) Power BI
6 64 (2.94%) MySQL
7 62 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 48 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 48 (2.20%) Big Data
10 46 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (1.70%) Redis
13 35 (1.61%) Tableau
14 33 (1.51%) Blockchain
15 23 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (0.87%) Hadoop
19 16 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 153 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 117 (5.37%) JIRA
3 91 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 41 (1.88%) Maven
5 32 (1.47%) Bitbucket
6 31 (1.42%) Selenium
7 28 (1.28%) Cypress.io
7 28 (1.28%) IntelliJ
7 28 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 26 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 19 (0.87%) JUnit
11 18 (0.83%) Gradle
11 18 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (0.83%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.64%) Vagrant
13 13 (0.60%) Jasmine
14 12 (0.55%) WebDriver
14 12 (0.55%) webpack
15 10 (0.46%) Appium
General
1 200 (9.18%) Marketing
2 197 (9.04%) Banking
3 168 (7.71%) Retail
4 167 (7.66%) Telecoms
5 142 (6.52%) Public Sector
6 141 (6.47%) Front Office
7 123 (5.64%) Manufacturing
8 105 (4.82%) Electronics
9 102 (4.68%) Games
10 48 (2.20%) Law
11 45 (2.07%) Legal
12 31 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 29 (1.33%) Back Office
14 21 (0.96%) Billing
15 16 (0.73%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.60%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.46%) Local Government
18 8 (0.37%) German Language
18 8 (0.37%) Italian Language
19 7 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 860 (39.47%) Developer
2 265 (12.16%) Software Engineer
3 239 (10.97%) Analyst
4 217 (9.96%) React Developer
5 206 (9.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 140 (6.42%) Senior Developer
7 122 (5.60%) Consultant
8 103 (4.73%) Business Analyst
9 101 (4.64%) C# Developer
9 101 (4.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 90 (4.13%) Java Developer
11 86 (3.95%) JavaScript Engineer
12 82 (3.76%) .NET Developer
13 77 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
13 77 (3.53%) Software Developer
14 67 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 61 (2.80%) Architect
15 61 (2.80%) Python Developer
16 60 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 56 (2.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (20.10%) .NET
2 353 (16.20%) React
3 276 (12.67%) AngularJS
4 240 (11.01%) Web Services
5 193 (8.86%) React Native
6 168 (7.71%) CSS
7 152 (6.98%) .NET Core
8 138 (6.33%) HTML
8 138 (6.33%) Node.js
9 112 (5.14%) Vue.js
10 109 (5.00%) REST
11 108 (4.96%) ASP.NET
12 82 (3.76%) XML
13 72 (3.30%) Spring
14 66 (3.03%) Kafka
15 61 (2.80%) .NET Framework
16 58 (2.66%) RESTful
17 55 (2.52%) JSON
18 50 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (2.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 163 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (6.52%) User Experience
3 127 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 93 (4.27%) Blog
5 74 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 59 (2.71%) Mobile App
8 55 (2.52%) Social Media
9 52 (2.39%) Data Centre
10 47 (2.16%) Algorithms
11 46 (2.11%) Fixed Income
12 42 (1.93%) Data Structures
12 42 (1.93%) Equities
12 42 (1.93%) Management Information System
13 38 (1.74%) Derivative
14 37 (1.70%) Cloud Native
14 37 (1.70%) Virtual Team
15 35 (1.61%) e-Learning
16 26 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 139 (6.38%) Windows
2 138 (6.33%) Linux
3 57 (2.62%) Windows Server
4 38 (1.74%) Android
5 34 (1.56%) Unix
6 33 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 25 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
10 13 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.41%) CentOS
11 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.092%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.046%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.046%) Solaris
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (19.83%) Software Engineering
3 375 (17.21%) DevOps
4 338 (15.51%) Fintech
5 255 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
6 235 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
7 223 (10.23%) Microservices
8 213 (9.78%) Scrum
9 207 (9.50%) Asset Management
10 170 (7.80%) Project Management
11 160 (7.34%) TDD
12 153 (7.02%) Analytics
13 135 (6.20%) Mentoring
14 132 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
15 128 (5.87%) Web Application Development
16 126 (5.78%) Programme Management
17 123 (5.64%) Progressive Web App
18 116 (5.32%) Computer Science
19 109 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 106 (4.86%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 569 (26.11%) JavaScript
2 425 (19.50%) SQL
3 391 (17.94%) Python
4 379 (17.39%) C#
5 266 (12.21%) Java
6 160 (7.34%) TypeScript
7 90 (4.13%) T-SQL
8 76 (3.49%) PHP
9 68 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 56 (2.57%) C++
11 54 (2.48%) Kotlin
12 40 (1.84%) Go
13 39 (1.79%) R
14 33 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 32 (1.47%) Scala
16 31 (1.42%) C
17 29 (1.33%) Apex Code
18 28 (1.28%) Java 8
19 24 (1.10%) Ruby
20 22 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (7.85%) Degree
2 48 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (0.78%) PhD
5 15 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.64%) CCNP
6 14 (0.64%) CISSP
7 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.55%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.41%) ACCA
8 9 (0.41%) CCNA
8 9 (0.41%) CIMA
9 8 (0.37%) CISM
9 8 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 7 (0.32%) ISEB
11 6 (0.28%) CCIE
11 6 (0.28%) PMP
11 6 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (3.72%) QA
2 44 (2.02%) GDPR
3 35 (1.61%) PMO
4 34 (1.56%) SLA
5 17 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.73%) NIST
7 13 (0.60%) COBIT
8 8 (0.37%) Good Clinical Practice
9 7 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.28%) COSO
10 6 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.23%) MiFID
12 4 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.18%) EMIR
12 4 (0.18%) IFRS
13 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 268 (12.30%) Docker
2 62 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.18%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.14%) Firmware
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.092%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.092%) vSphere
11 1 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 176 (8.08%) Kubernetes
2 101 (4.64%) Terraform
3 63 (2.89%) Ansible
4 28 (1.28%) Puppet
5 22 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.73%) vCenter Server
7 14 (0.64%) Packer
8 13 (0.60%) SCCM
9 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.32%) Grafana
10 7 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 6 (0.28%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.14%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.14%) Salt
13 3 (0.14%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 251 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 150 (6.88%) SAP
3 78 (3.58%) Salesforce.com
4 74 (3.40%) Google
5 72 (3.30%) VMware
6 66 (3.03%) Oracle
7 51 (2.34%) Cisco
8 30 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 29 (1.33%) Adobe
10 25 (1.15%) Charles River
11 23 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 18 (0.83%) Citrix
13 18 (0.83%) NetApp
13 18 (0.83%) Sun
14 17 (0.78%) HP
15 16 (0.73%) Palo Alto
16 14 (0.64%) Aquila
16 14 (0.64%) F5
17 12 (0.55%) Pega