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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 27 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.47% 2.89% 3.48%
As % of the General category 36.11% 27.78% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £28,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +41.17%
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
36 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 20.69% 10.40% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 15
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (18.18%) SEO
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) ISEB
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Manual Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) Swing
5 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) New Media
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
1 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) SEO
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.55%) Campaign Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Business Development
7 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (4.55%) APMP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Software AG
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) webMethods
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Google
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