Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,223 1,164 1,380
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.44% 15.06% 17.78%
As % of the General category 47.24% 39.95% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,191 1,933 2,285
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £101,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,589 2,914 3,017
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 30.57% 37.70% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,244 2,340 2,484
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%

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 27 November 2020.

Finance salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 457 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (23.55%) JavaScript
3 278 (22.73%) Azure
4 236 (19.30%) SQL
5 233 (19.05%) .NET
6 232 (18.97%) AWS
7 210 (17.17%) Python
8 204 (16.68%) DevOps
9 203 (16.60%) Software Engineering
10 188 (15.37%) AngularJS
11 183 (14.96%) C#
12 173 (14.15%) Java
13 167 (13.65%) Fintech
14 159 (13.00%) Microsoft
15 156 (12.76%) React
16 151 (12.35%) Web Services
17 150 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
18 144 (11.77%) Microservices
19 135 (11.04%) Banking
20 134 (10.96%) Marketing
21 132 (10.79%) Scrum
22 131 (10.71%) Docker
23 125 (10.22%) Telecoms
24 116 (9.48%) CSS
25 114 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
26 109 (8.91%) SAP
27 108 (8.83%) GCP
28 106 (8.67%) Degree
29 104 (8.50%) SQL Server
29 104 (8.50%) Kubernetes

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 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.31%) IIS
5 15 (1.23%) Confluence
6 11 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.90%) Tornado
7 9 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.65%) IBM Domino
9 7 (0.57%) Apache
9 7 (0.57%) Mule
9 7 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
9 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.57%) WordPress
10 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.49%) CMS
10 6 (0.49%) JBoss
10 6 (0.49%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.33%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.74%) InVision
3 9 (0.74%) Sketch
4 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.25%) Figma
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) NetSuite
2 13 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.74%) R3 Corda
4 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.49%) Odoo
5 6 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.33%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.33%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 278 (22.73%) Azure
2 232 (18.97%) AWS
3 108 (8.83%) GCP
4 97 (7.93%) Serverless
5 67 (5.48%) SaaS
6 59 (4.82%) Power Platform
7 51 (4.17%) Office 365
8 43 (3.52%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
10 30 (2.45%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
12 21 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (1.55%) npm
14 16 (1.31%) IaaS
14 16 (1.31%) PaaS
14 16 (1.31%) Power Automate
15 13 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (0.98%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.96%) Firewall
1 24 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.39%) DNS
3 15 (1.23%) HTTP
4 12 (0.98%) Intranet
4 12 (0.98%) Skype
5 11 (0.90%) DHCP
5 11 (0.90%) Wireless
6 10 (0.82%) LAN
6 10 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.82%) VPN
7 9 (0.74%) Network Security
7 9 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.57%) Internet
8 7 (0.57%) VoIP
8 7 (0.57%) WAN
9 6 (0.49%) DMZ
9 6 (0.49%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.49%) VSAN
10 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.07%) MongoDB
3 58 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 45 (3.68%) Power BI
5 38 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 33 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.29%) Big Data
7 28 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.96%) Tableau
10 21 (1.72%) MySQL
11 20 (1.64%) Redis
12 19 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (0.82%) SAP BW
18 9 (0.74%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 87 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 38 (3.11%) JIRA
4 23 (1.88%) Selenium
5 22 (1.80%) Maven
6 21 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.47%) Cypress.io
8 17 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 16 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.06%) WebDriver
11 12 (0.98%) JUnit
12 9 (0.74%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.74%) NUnit
12 9 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.65%) Appium
13 8 (0.65%) Protractor
14 7 (0.57%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 135 (11.04%) Banking
2 134 (10.96%) Marketing
3 125 (10.22%) Telecoms
4 100 (8.18%) Public Sector
5 94 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 79 (6.46%) Electronics
7 58 (4.74%) Front Office
8 50 (4.09%) Games
9 47 (3.84%) Retail
10 24 (1.96%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.39%) Law
11 17 (1.39%) Legal
12 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.74%) Billing
14 7 (0.57%) Local Government
15 6 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.49%) German Language
16 5 (0.41%) Back Office
16 5 (0.41%) French Language
17 4 (0.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 453 (37.04%) Developer
2 123 (10.06%) Software Engineer
3 109 (8.91%) Analyst
4 104 (8.50%) Senior Developer
5 93 (7.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 92 (7.52%) React Developer
7 80 (6.54%) Consultant
8 72 (5.89%) Architect
9 53 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 52 (4.25%) Python Developer
11 51 (4.17%) C# Developer
11 51 (4.17%) Java Developer
12 46 (3.76%) Python Engineer
13 45 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 44 (3.60%) Business Analyst
15 39 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 39 (3.19%) JavaScript Engineer
16 38 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
17 37 (3.03%) Angular Developer
18 35 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (19.05%) .NET
2 188 (15.37%) AngularJS
3 156 (12.76%) React
4 151 (12.35%) Web Services
5 116 (9.48%) CSS
6 85 (6.95%) .NET Core
7 84 (6.87%) HTML
7 84 (6.87%) Node.js
8 80 (6.54%) REST
9 69 (5.64%) Vue.js
10 68 (5.56%) React Native
11 65 (5.31%) ASP.NET
12 58 (4.74%) XML
13 53 (4.33%) Spring
14 47 (3.84%) .NET Framework
15 41 (3.35%) Kafka
15 41 (3.35%) Spring Boot
16 34 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (2.70%) JSON
18 28 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.18%) User Experience
2 99 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.25%) Blog
4 48 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (3.60%) Fixed Income
7 38 (3.11%) Derivative
7 38 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 34 (2.78%) Hedge funds
10 33 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 33 (2.70%) Equities
11 29 (2.37%) Data Centre
11 29 (2.37%) Virtual Team
12 25 (2.04%) Cloud Native
13 23 (1.88%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.80%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.80%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (6.87%) Linux
2 59 (4.82%) Windows
3 30 (2.45%) Android
4 24 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.80%) Unix
6 20 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.06%) CentOS
8 11 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.082%) HPUX
14 1 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.082%) Solaris
14 1 (0.082%) VMS
14 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (16.68%) DevOps
3 203 (16.60%) Software Engineering
4 167 (13.65%) Fintech
5 150 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
6 144 (11.77%) Microservices
7 132 (10.79%) Scrum
8 114 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (8.18%) Analytics
9 100 (8.18%) TDD
10 92 (7.52%) Digital Marketing
11 90 (7.36%) Project Management
12 86 (7.03%) Programme Management
13 84 (6.87%) Asset Management
14 78 (6.38%) OO
15 72 (5.89%) Mentoring
16 66 (5.40%) Machine Learning
17 65 (5.31%) SDLC
18 63 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
19 62 (5.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 288 (23.55%) JavaScript
2 236 (19.30%) SQL
3 210 (17.17%) Python
4 183 (14.96%) C#
5 173 (14.15%) Java
6 76 (6.21%) TypeScript
7 60 (4.91%) Kotlin
8 42 (3.43%) PHP
9 41 (3.35%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.62%) T-SQL
12 27 (2.21%) Apex Code
12 27 (2.21%) C++
12 27 (2.21%) Go
13 19 (1.55%) Scala
14 14 (1.14%) Java 8
15 13 (1.06%) C
15 13 (1.06%) R
16 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 11 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (8.67%) Degree
2 26 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.64%) PhD
4 18 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.31%) CISSP
5 16 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.31%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
7 13 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.98%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.82%) CCNP
10 9 (0.74%) CISM
10 9 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.65%) CCNA
11 8 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.57%) ISEB
13 6 (0.49%) ACCA
13 6 (0.49%) CISA
14 5 (0.41%) CIMA
15 4 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.91%) QA
2 23 (1.88%) NIST
3 22 (1.80%) SLA
4 17 (1.39%) GDPR
5 14 (1.14%) PMO
6 12 (0.98%) COBIT
6 12 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.49%) COSO
9 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.25%) IFRS
10 3 (0.25%) SEPA
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.16%) NCSC
12 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.082%) GAAP
12 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 131 (10.71%) Docker
2 40 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.25%) Firmware
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.082%) Squid
10 1 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.082%) vSphere
10 1 (0.082%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 104 (8.50%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.94%) Terraform
3 27 (2.21%) Puppet
4 25 (2.04%) Ansible
5 11 (0.90%) SCCM
6 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.49%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.33%) Salt
10 3 (0.25%) Grafana
10 3 (0.25%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.25%) Zipkin
11 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.16%) Istio
11 2 (0.16%) Nessus
11 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.16%) QRadar
11 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.082%) Nagios
Vendors
1 159 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.91%) SAP
3 50 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (3.19%) Google
5 28 (2.29%) VMware
6 23 (1.88%) Cisco
7 20 (1.64%) Oracle
7 20 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.31%) IBM
9 15 (1.23%) Citrix
9 15 (1.23%) Pega
10 14 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.06%) Adobe
12 11 (0.90%) JD Edwards
13 9 (0.74%) NetApp
14 8 (0.65%) HP
15 7 (0.57%) EMC
15 7 (0.57%) Palo Alto
15 7 (0.57%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.49%) Alteryx