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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 24 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.84% 2.80% 6.20%
As % of the General category 40.00% 33.33% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
20 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.60% 8.39% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 24
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 23 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bolton

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (12.50%) APMP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.25%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Swing
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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