The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 26.13% 16.92%
As % of the General category 60.00% 74.36% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 18
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 35.71% 35.14% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 29
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +0.59%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Finance
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region.

Finance Salary Trend in Belfast

Finance
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Belfast

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) Retail
3 15 (46.88%) Local Government
4 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
4 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (25.00%) Physics
6 8 (25.00%) Chemistry
7 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.75%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.63%) QA
9 4 (12.50%) Biology
9 4 (12.50%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) Statistics
9 4 (12.50%) Operations Research
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) C#
9 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.38%) GIS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.25%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (3.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) GIS
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (50.00%) Retail
2 15 (46.88%) Local Government
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Graduate
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) GIS Graduate
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Auditor
5 2 (6.25%) CISSP Auditor
5 2 (6.25%) IT Auditor
5 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Account Director
6 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Sales Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) Apache FOP
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (25.00%) Physics
4 4 (12.50%) Biology
4 4 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (6.25%) IVR
6 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Operations Research
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Development
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Forensic Accounting
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Practice Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Graphite
1 1 (3.13%) Graylog
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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