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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 9 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16,428 5,397 1,412
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 23.00% 17.11% 15.27%
As % of the General category 36.26% 33.84% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,011 4,274 1,100
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - -7.69%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,875 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £63,298
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.26% +5.50%

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 45,305 15,948 4,361
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.44% 50.55% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24,407 12,324 3,550
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Finance job roles required the following 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 6,570 (39.99%) Agile
2 4,055 (24.68%) Social Skills
3 3,712 (22.60%) AWS
4 3,401 (20.70%) SQL
5 3,307 (20.13%) Software Engineering
6 3,145 (19.14%) Java
7 3,065 (18.66%) Azure
8 3,033 (18.46%) Python
9 2,776 (16.90%) JavaScript
10 2,763 (16.82%) DevOps
11 2,606 (15.86%) Banking
12 2,496 (15.19%) Fintech
13 2,465 (15.00%) Docker
14 2,431 (14.80%) Kubernetes
15 2,240 (13.64%) React
16 2,220 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
17 2,192 (13.34%) C#
18 2,121 (12.91%) CI/CD
19 1,940 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 1,876 (11.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 1,841 (11.21%) .NET
22 1,829 (11.13%) Scrum
23 1,816 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
24 1,796 (10.93%) Analytics
25 1,732 (10.54%) Project Management
26 1,698 (10.34%) Microservices
27 1,668 (10.15%) Degree
28 1,637 (9.96%) Mentoring
29 1,623 (9.88%) TypeScript
30 1,601 (9.75%) Test Automation

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
1 477 (2.90%) Confluence
2 233 (1.42%) SharePoint
3 223 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 216 (1.31%) SAS
5 199 (1.21%) Apache
6 159 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 158 (0.96%) CMS
8 133 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
9 80 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 67 (0.41%) IIS
10 67 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 59 (0.36%) Ethereum
12 50 (0.30%) MS Project Server
13 43 (0.26%) Hyperledger
13 43 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
14 42 (0.26%) JBoss
15 38 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 36 (0.22%) WordPress
17 31 (0.19%) MS Exchange
18 27 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 590 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 406 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 300 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 184 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 182 (1.11%) Sketch
6 156 (0.95%) MS Visio
7 62 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 57 (0.35%) InVision
9 52 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 33 (0.20%) Adobe XD
10 33 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 26 (0.16%) Zeplin
12 22 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (0.079%) Campfire
13 13 (0.079%) InDesign
14 12 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
15 11 (0.067%) Chatbot
16 8 (0.049%) Marvel
17 7 (0.043%) Maple
18 6 (0.037%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 149 (0.91%) NetSuite
2 135 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
3 75 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 70 (0.43%) R3 Corda
5 69 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 54 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 50 (0.30%) SAP FI
8 46 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 46 (0.28%) Oracle Clinical
9 44 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 43 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 43 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
10 43 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
11 38 (0.23%) SAP CO
11 38 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 30 (0.18%) SAP BPC
12 30 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
13 27 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
13 27 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 27 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3,712 (22.60%) AWS
2 3,065 (18.66%) Azure
3 1,513 (9.21%) GCP
4 1,102 (6.71%) SaaS
5 762 (4.64%) Serverless
6 538 (3.27%) Power Platform
7 502 (3.06%) GitHub
8 474 (2.89%) Amazon S3
9 459 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
10 427 (2.60%) Microsoft 365
11 397 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
12 362 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 349 (2.12%) PaaS
14 347 (2.11%) Figma
15 256 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
16 240 (1.46%) IaaS
17 207 (1.26%) Amazon ECS
18 192 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
19 190 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
20 144 (0.88%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 279 (1.70%) Firewall
2 217 (1.32%) Internet
3 183 (1.11%) HTTP
4 162 (0.99%) DNS
5 152 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 139 (0.85%) WAN
7 128 (0.78%) Broadband
8 125 (0.76%) Network Security
9 110 (0.67%) LAN
10 109 (0.66%) VPN
11 105 (0.64%) DHCP
12 89 (0.54%) Wireless
13 81 (0.49%) SSL
13 81 (0.49%) VoIP
14 73 (0.44%) Skype
15 62 (0.38%) SAN
16 49 (0.30%) BGP
16 49 (0.30%) SD-WAN
16 49 (0.30%) Wireshark
17 48 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 939 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 881 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 693 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 598 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 552 (3.36%) Big Data
6 543 (3.31%) MySQL
7 513 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
8 493 (3.00%) Power BI
9 459 (2.79%) MongoDB
10 335 (2.04%) Tableau
11 274 (1.67%) Data Lake
12 214 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
12 214 (1.30%) Hadoop
13 206 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
14 180 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 172 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 169 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 165 (1.00%) Redis
18 152 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
19 145 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,599 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 988 (6.01%) JIRA
3 828 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 406 (2.47%) Selenium
5 365 (2.22%) GitLab
6 356 (2.17%) Cypress.io
7 220 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 202 (1.23%) Postman
9 193 (1.17%) Maven
10 178 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 163 (0.99%) webpack
12 151 (0.92%) Gradle
13 147 (0.89%) Babel
14 144 (0.88%) TeamCity
15 131 (0.80%) Mockito
16 129 (0.79%) JUnit
17 122 (0.74%) Appium
17 122 (0.74%) CircleCI
18 119 (0.72%) SpecFlow
19 113 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 4,055 (24.68%) Social Skills
2 2,606 (15.86%) Banking
3 1,876 (11.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1,816 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1,527 (9.30%) Marketing
6 1,312 (7.99%) Public Sector
7 1,086 (6.61%) Retail
8 1,030 (6.27%) Games
9 747 (4.55%) Telecoms
10 695 (4.23%) Legal
11 662 (4.03%) Financial Institution
12 659 (4.01%) Manufacturing
13 527 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
14 484 (2.95%) Electronics
15 463 (2.82%) Organisational Skills
16 460 (2.80%) Law
17 318 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
18 300 (1.83%) Front Office
19 247 (1.50%) Advertising
20 176 (1.07%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,750 (22.83%) Developer
2 1,812 (11.03%) Analyst
3 1,789 (10.89%) Software Engineer
4 934 (5.69%) Senior Developer
5 923 (5.62%) Architect
6 802 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 615 (3.74%) Java Developer
8 606 (3.69%) Business Analyst
9 553 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 520 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
11 519 (3.16%) Consultant
12 494 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
13 493 (3.00%) Data Engineer
14 452 (2.75%) C# Developer
15 394 (2.40%) .NET Developer
16 384 (2.34%) Product Manager
17 373 (2.27%) Designer
18 369 (2.25%) Full Stack Developer
19 365 (2.22%) IT Manager
20 353 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,240 (13.64%) React
2 1,841 (11.21%) .NET
3 1,300 (7.91%) HTML
4 1,154 (7.02%) CSS
5 1,091 (6.64%) Node.js
6 1,025 (6.24%) AngularJS
7 953 (5.80%) Kafka
8 845 (5.14%) REST
9 844 (5.14%) .NET Core
10 806 (4.91%) RESTful
11 605 (3.68%) Spring
12 460 (2.80%) GraphQL
13 457 (2.78%) Vue.js
14 446 (2.71%) HTML5
15 436 (2.65%) Web Services
16 424 (2.58%) JSON
17 407 (2.48%) React Native
18 401 (2.44%) Spring Boot
19 395 (2.40%) .NET Framework
19 395 (2.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,544 (9.40%) User Experience
2 994 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 920 (5.60%) Cyberattack
4 673 (4.10%) Cyber Defence
5 651 (3.96%) Virtual Team
6 591 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 506 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 482 (2.93%) Blockchain
9 459 (2.79%) Cloud Native
10 451 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
11 414 (2.52%) Algorithms
12 388 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 362 (2.20%) Data Centre
14 329 (2.00%) Hedge funds
15 310 (1.89%) Public Cloud
16 284 (1.73%) Data Structures
17 275 (1.67%) Derivative
18 244 (1.49%) Cybercrime
19 243 (1.48%) Credit Risk
20 241 (1.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,506 (9.17%) Linux
2 846 (5.15%) Windows
3 437 (2.66%) Android
4 328 (2.00%) Unix
5 323 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 180 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 116 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 96 (0.58%) CentOS
9 70 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 50 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 27 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
15 23 (0.14%) VMS
16 19 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
17 16 (0.097%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (0.091%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.079%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,570 (39.99%) Agile
2 3,307 (20.13%) Software Engineering
3 2,763 (16.82%) DevOps
4 2,496 (15.19%) Fintech
5 2,220 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 2,121 (12.91%) CI/CD
7 1,829 (11.13%) Scrum
8 1,796 (10.93%) Analytics
9 1,732 (10.54%) Project Management
10 1,698 (10.34%) Microservices
11 1,637 (9.96%) Mentoring
12 1,601 (9.75%) Test Automation
13 1,388 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
14 1,375 (8.37%) Full Stack Development
15 1,366 (8.32%) TDD
16 1,317 (8.02%) Coaching
17 1,302 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,064 (6.48%) SDLC
19 1,011 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
20 996 (6.06%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,401 (20.70%) SQL
2 3,145 (19.14%) Java
3 3,033 (18.46%) Python
4 2,776 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 2,192 (13.34%) C#
6 1,623 (9.88%) TypeScript
7 889 (5.41%) Go
8 573 (3.49%) Kotlin
9 523 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 519 (3.16%) Bash
11 463 (2.82%) C++
12 385 (2.34%) Ruby
13 360 (2.19%) Scala
14 336 (2.05%) PowerShell
15 329 (2.00%) C
16 303 (1.84%) PHP
17 294 (1.79%) R
18 187 (1.14%) Rust
19 175 (1.07%) ES6
20 163 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,668 (10.15%) Degree
2 874 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 585 (3.56%) SC Cleared
4 448 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 215 (1.31%) CISSP
6 189 (1.15%) AWS Certification
7 161 (0.98%) CISM
8 154 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 138 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
10 129 (0.79%) ISTQB
11 115 (0.70%) CISA
12 112 (0.68%) DBS Check
12 112 (0.68%) PMP
13 109 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 105 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 92 (0.56%) ACCA
16 88 (0.54%) Master's Degree
17 87 (0.53%) PhD
18 72 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 70 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,049 (6.39%) QA
2 297 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 291 (1.77%) PMO
4 242 (1.47%) SLA
5 233 (1.42%) Accessibility
6 231 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 214 (1.30%) GDPR
8 164 (1.00%) NIST
9 112 (0.68%) GRC
10 95 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 90 (0.55%) COBIT
12 60 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 51 (0.31%) Good Clinical Practice
13 51 (0.31%) MiFID
14 46 (0.28%) IFRS
15 45 (0.27%) SOC 2
16 39 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
17 38 (0.23%) ITGC
18 37 (0.23%) IFRS 9
19 34 (0.21%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,465 (15.00%) Docker
2 388 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 225 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (0.34%) vSphere
7 54 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 54 (0.33%) XenApp
8 48 (0.29%) Firmware
9 38 (0.23%) Apache Flume
10 23 (0.14%) KVM
11 20 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (0.12%) Xen
12 16 (0.097%) XenDesktop
13 15 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.079%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 11 (0.067%) ProxySG
16 10 (0.061%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2,431 (14.80%) Kubernetes
2 1,202 (7.32%) Terraform
3 673 (4.10%) Ansible
4 195 (1.19%) Puppet
5 158 (0.96%) Grafana
6 151 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 149 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 78 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 75 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
10 67 (0.41%) Istio
11 48 (0.29%) SCCM
12 47 (0.29%) Kibana
13 43 (0.26%) vCenter Server
14 42 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
15 38 (0.23%) logstash
16 36 (0.22%) HP ALM
16 36 (0.22%) Oozie
17 30 (0.18%) Packer
18 29 (0.18%) Kubeflow
19 27 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,940 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 887 (5.40%) Google
3 736 (4.48%) SAP
4 735 (4.47%) Oracle
5 346 (2.11%) VMware
6 326 (1.98%) Apple
7 291 (1.77%) Adobe
8 233 (1.42%) Cisco
9 218 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 180 (1.10%) Atlassian
11 178 (1.08%) IBM
12 166 (1.01%) Databricks
13 147 (0.89%) Splunk
14 145 (0.88%) ServiceNow
15 108 (0.66%) Citrix
16 102 (0.62%) HP
17 95 (0.58%) Red Hat
18 78 (0.47%) JD Edwards
19 75 (0.46%) Zend
20 60 (0.37%) SolarWinds