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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 23 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 23.81% 16.20% 22.88%
As % of the General category 71.43% 44.23% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 32
Average salary £31,250 £39,750 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.38% -5.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £63,350
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 52 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 33.33% 36.62% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 77
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 20 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Belfast

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) Marketing
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) Analytics
5 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (27.59%) C#
7 7 (24.14%) SAP
7 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Retail
8 6 (20.69%) Economics
8 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
8 6 (20.69%) Customer Analytics
8 6 (20.69%) Operations Research
8 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
8 6 (20.69%) QlikView
8 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
8 6 (20.69%) Social Media
8 6 (20.69%) Tableau
9 5 (17.24%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) C++
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) SAS
10 4 (13.79%) UNIX
10 4 (13.79%) VBA
10 4 (13.79%) CIMA
10 4 (13.79%) ERP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (13.79%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SPSS
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (6.90%) Workday HCM
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Taleo
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Broadband
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) QlikView
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (37.93%) Marketing
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.90%) Electronics
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Data Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Workday Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
2 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
2 6 (20.69%) Social Media
2 6 (20.69%) Economics
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) DTV
5 1 (3.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Spread Betting
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) OpenVMS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Analytics
2 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Operations Research
3 6 (20.69%) Customer Analytics
3 6 (20.69%) Data Analytics
4 4 (13.79%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) R
5 4 (13.79%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) CIMA
2 4 (13.79%) MBA
3 2 (6.90%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
2 6 (20.69%) Tableau
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car, bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London Or Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago