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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 25 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 9 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.50% 12.95% 26.13%
As % of the General category 33.33% 42.86% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 37
Average salary £35,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £57,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 42 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.50% 30.22% 57.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 54
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £16,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £51,100
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 1 October 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 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Web Development
6 5 (16.67%) Degree
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (16.67%) User Experience
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.33%) WCF
7 4 (13.33%) WPF
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) OLAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) OLAP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) OLTP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Technology Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Chief Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) WCF
2 4 (13.33%) WPF
2 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) Swing
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Java SE
5 1 (3.33%) JSF
5 1 (3.33%) JPA
5 1 (3.33%) Grails
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Spread Betting
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Physics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Actimize
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
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Citi
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Citi
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Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £23000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + pension, bonus, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent commission structure
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible with a London commission structure
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified Flexible with a London commission structure
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago