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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 24 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 18 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.47% 12.59% 31.03%
As % of the General category 25.93% 42.86% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 43
Average salary £35,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% +8.12%
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
27 42 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.09% 29.37% 65.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 64
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) User Experience
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Java
5 5 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Spring
7 3 (10.00%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.00%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) OLAP
3 2 (6.67%) OLTP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Mockito
1 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Technology Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) WCF
2 3 (10.00%) WPF
2 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Swing
4 1 (3.33%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (3.33%) JPA
4 1 (3.33%) JSF
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Java SE
4 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Grails
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Groovy
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.67%) Actimize
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago