The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 35 38 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.28% 0.54% 11.35%
As % of the General category 9.09% 3.13% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 16
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Manchester

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

General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.10% 17.20% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.43% -13.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Finance
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Finance Salary Trend in Bolton

Finance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
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