The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 16 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 3.77% 9.38% 7.14%
As % of the General category 22.22% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +233.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

General Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 16.98% 28.13% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Average salary £20,500 £40,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Finance
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Blackpool region.

Finance Salary Trend in Blackpool

Finance
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle