Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 788 1,197 1,533
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.73% 14.63% 18.43%
As % of the General category 41.32% 41.91% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,883 2,465
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,400 £37,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £88,375 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 1,907 2,856 3,663
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 33.23% 34.90% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,570 2,279 3,082
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

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 3 July 2020.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 275 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (23.10%) JavaScript
3 172 (21.83%) Azure
4 155 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 133 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
6 130 (16.50%) SQL
7 127 (16.12%) AngularJS
8 122 (15.48%) AWS
9 120 (15.23%) .NET
10 111 (14.09%) C#
11 107 (13.58%) Java
12 106 (13.45%) DevOps
13 104 (13.20%) Marketing
14 99 (12.56%) Scrum
14 99 (12.56%) Mentoring
14 99 (12.56%) Fintech
15 96 (12.18%) Degree
16 91 (11.55%) Project Management
17 85 (10.79%) React
18 82 (10.41%) HTML
18 82 (10.41%) CSS
19 79 (10.03%) Linux
19 79 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
20 78 (9.90%) Office 365
21 75 (9.52%) Manufacturing
22 74 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
23 73 (9.26%) Windows
24 72 (9.14%) SAP
25 71 (9.01%) Legal
25 71 (9.01%) Node.js

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 34 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.78%) Confluence
2 14 (1.78%) IIS
3 11 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.40%) WordPress
4 9 (1.14%) CMS
5 7 (0.89%) Drupal
6 6 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.38%) Apache
9 3 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.25%) MTS
10 2 (0.25%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 27 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.78%) Chatbot
4 11 (1.40%) Adobe XD
4 11 (1.40%) InVision
4 11 (1.40%) Zeplin
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.13%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.90%) NetSuite
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (1.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
4 11 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.76%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.63%) Magento
10 5 (0.63%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.51%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 172 (21.83%) Azure
2 122 (15.48%) AWS
3 78 (9.90%) Office 365
4 55 (6.98%) SaaS
5 41 (5.20%) Power Platform
6 32 (4.06%) GCP
6 32 (4.06%) Serverless
7 27 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
9 23 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (2.66%) npm
11 20 (2.54%) IaaS
11 20 (2.54%) PaaS
11 20 (2.54%) PowerApps
12 17 (2.16%) GitHub
13 9 (1.14%) iPaaS
13 9 (1.14%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.14%) Yammer
14 7 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.89%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.46%) Firewall
2 24 (3.05%) Internet
3 18 (2.28%) DNS
4 17 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.16%) VoIP
4 17 (2.16%) VPN
5 16 (2.03%) Network Security
6 13 (1.65%) Broadband
6 13 (1.65%) DHCP
7 8 (1.02%) MPLS
7 8 (1.02%) NAS
7 8 (1.02%) SAN
7 8 (1.02%) WAN
8 7 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (0.89%) LAN
8 7 (0.89%) NetScaler
8 7 (0.89%) Skype
8 7 (0.89%) SMTP
8 7 (0.89%) SNMP
9 5 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.55%) MySQL
3 26 (3.30%) Power BI
4 20 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.28%) Big Data
6 17 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.52%) Redis
10 11 (1.40%) QlikView
11 10 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.14%) SAP HANA
12 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.51%) OLAP
16 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (5.96%) JIRA
2 35 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.06%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.17%) Selenium
5 23 (2.92%) Jasmine
6 22 (2.79%) Cucumber
7 21 (2.66%) Visual Studio
8 18 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.78%) Cypress.io
10 14 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 14 (1.78%) webpack
11 13 (1.65%) PHPUnit
12 12 (1.52%) Axure RP
12 12 (1.52%) Balsamiq
13 11 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.02%) Mocha
16 7 (0.89%) CircleCI
16 7 (0.89%) fastlane
General
1 104 (13.20%) Marketing
2 75 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 71 (9.01%) Legal
4 70 (8.88%) Banking
5 64 (8.12%) Public Sector
5 64 (8.12%) Telecoms
6 61 (7.74%) Retail
7 44 (5.58%) Games
8 43 (5.46%) Electronics
9 27 (3.43%) Law
10 26 (3.30%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.90%) General Ledger
12 12 (1.52%) Investment Banking
13 10 (1.27%) Billing
14 8 (1.02%) Advertising
15 6 (0.76%) Local Government
16 4 (0.51%) Back Office
16 4 (0.51%) French Language
16 4 (0.51%) Front Office
17 3 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 258 (32.74%) Developer
2 76 (9.64%) Consultant
3 59 (7.49%) Senior Developer
4 49 (6.22%) Architect
5 41 (5.20%) Analyst
6 40 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 37 (4.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 36 (4.57%) .NET Developer
9 35 (4.44%) Software Engineer
10 29 (3.68%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.30%) C# Developer
12 23 (2.92%) Lead Developer
12 23 (2.92%) Security Engineer
12 23 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.79%) PHP Developer
13 22 (2.79%) Product Manager
13 22 (2.79%) React Developer
13 22 (2.79%) Software Developer
14 21 (2.66%) Senior Software Engineer
15 19 (2.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (16.12%) AngularJS
2 120 (15.23%) .NET
3 85 (10.79%) React
4 82 (10.41%) CSS
4 82 (10.41%) HTML
5 71 (9.01%) Node.js
6 53 (6.73%) REST
7 51 (6.47%) Vue.js
8 44 (5.58%) Web Services
9 40 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (4.95%) Angular 2
11 37 (4.70%) .NET Core
12 35 (4.44%) ASP.NET
13 31 (3.93%) HTML5
14 27 (3.43%) RESTful
15 24 (3.05%) CSS3
15 24 (3.05%) Laravel
15 24 (3.05%) Symfony
16 23 (2.92%) React Native
17 22 (2.79%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.85%) User Experience
3 39 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.40%) Cybercrime
9 11 (1.40%) Handset
9 11 (1.40%) Robotics
9 11 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.14%) Life Science
11 7 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.63%) iPad
13 5 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.03%) Linux
2 73 (9.26%) Windows
3 34 (4.31%) Unix
4 32 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.93%) Windows Server
6 28 (3.55%) Android
7 18 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (2.16%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.76%) CentOS
12 5 (0.63%) HPUX
12 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.51%) AIX
13 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.51%) Solaris
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (13.45%) DevOps
4 99 (12.56%) Fintech
4 99 (12.56%) Mentoring
4 99 (12.56%) Scrum
5 91 (11.55%) Project Management
6 74 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
7 69 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 64 (8.12%) Software Engineering
9 63 (7.99%) Analytics
10 58 (7.36%) Coaching
11 53 (6.73%) TDD
12 51 (6.47%) Front End Development
12 51 (6.47%) Test Automation
13 50 (6.35%) Microservices
13 50 (6.35%) Technical Leadership
14 48 (6.09%) Computer Science
14 48 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
14 48 (6.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 182 (23.10%) JavaScript
2 130 (16.50%) SQL
3 111 (14.09%) C#
4 107 (13.58%) Java
5 58 (7.36%) TypeScript
6 54 (6.85%) Python
7 49 (6.22%) PHP
8 32 (4.06%) PowerShell
9 27 (3.43%) Kotlin
10 19 (2.41%) C
11 18 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.28%) Scala
12 14 (1.78%) ES6
12 14 (1.78%) Ruby
13 13 (1.65%) C++
14 12 (1.52%) F#
15 9 (1.14%) Go
16 8 (1.02%) Java 8
16 8 (1.02%) VBScript
17 7 (0.89%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 96 (12.18%) Degree
2 41 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.65%) CISSP
5 11 (1.40%) DBS Check
5 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.27%) CISM
6 10 (1.27%) ISEB
7 9 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.14%) SANS
8 7 (0.89%) CCNP
8 7 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.76%) PhD
9 6 (0.76%) PMP
9 6 (0.76%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.63%) ACCA
10 5 (0.63%) CIMA
11 4 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.68%) QA
2 26 (3.30%) SLA
3 23 (2.92%) GDPR
4 20 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.52%) NIST
6 11 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.27%) PMO
8 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.38%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.25%) GLBA
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.25%) SEPA
11 1 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 56 (7.11%) Docker
2 53 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.25%) NFS
6 2 (0.25%) Samba
6 2 (0.25%) Squid
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) Firmware
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.55%) Ansible
3 20 (2.54%) Terraform
4 18 (2.28%) Puppet
5 16 (2.03%) SCCM
6 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.40%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.14%) QRadar
10 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.38%) Nagios
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.25%) Salt
12 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.25%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.25%) SCSM
13 1 (0.13%) EnCase
13 1 (0.13%) FTK
13 1 (0.13%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 155 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.14%) SAP
3 44 (5.58%) Cisco
4 42 (5.33%) Oracle
5 21 (2.66%) VMware
6 20 (2.54%) Adobe
7 19 (2.41%) IBM
8 18 (2.28%) CheckPoint
9 17 (2.16%) Tableau
10 14 (1.78%) Google
10 14 (1.78%) Palo Alto
11 13 (1.65%) F5
11 13 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.52%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.52%) Xamarin
13 11 (1.40%) CyberArk
13 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.40%) Splunk
14 10 (1.27%) Actian
14 10 (1.27%) JD Edwards