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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.81% 18.01% 18.18%
As % of the General category 44.44% 52.73% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 22
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -13.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
18 55 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 34.16% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 64
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +108.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Belfast

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Spread Betting
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SNMP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) OLTP
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Testing Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) WCF
1 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Spread Betting
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Business Development
3 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.88%) Internet Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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