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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 30 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 22 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.96% 14.77% 31.72%
As % of the General category 24.14% 44.90% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 44
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
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
29 49 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.57% 32.89% 67.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 65
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 1 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 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) WPF
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
7 3 (9.68%) Spring
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.68%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) OLAP
2 2 (6.45%) OLTP
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.45%) Front Office
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Technology Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Chief Security Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
2 4 (12.90%) WPF
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.68%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) Swing
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) JSP
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) JSF
5 1 (3.23%) Java SE
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Grails
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (3.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
1 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Web Development
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Sybase
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) Ab Initio
2 2 (6.45%) Actimize
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Unspecified ££ Flexible, depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London, Swansea, Reading, Belfast
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago