The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 63 87 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.69% 28.25% 23.16%
As % of the General category 63.64% 65.91% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 21
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Finance
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
99 132 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 52.94% 42.86% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 81 42
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Finance
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Finance Salary Trend in Halifax

Finance
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 49 (44.95%) Banking
2 40 (36.70%) Retail
3 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.85%) UML
5 24 (22.02%) Apache Flex
6 22 (20.18%) QA
7 19 (17.43%) General Ledger
8 18 (16.51%) Cyber Security
9 17 (15.60%) Project Management
10 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
11 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (11.93%) Cisco
13 11 (10.09%) SQL
14 10 (9.17%) Oracle
14 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
14 10 (9.17%) Change Management
14 10 (9.17%) Programme Management
15 9 (8.26%) ITIL
15 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.26%) SAS
15 9 (8.26%) Change Control
16 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
16 8 (7.34%) Firewall
17 7 (6.42%) .NET
17 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
17 7 (6.42%) Service Management
17 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (6.42%) Manual Testing
17 7 (6.42%) Test Strategy

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 9 (8.26%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) SSL
3 3 (2.75%) ATM
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.75%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) Extranet
5 1 (0.92%) OSPF
5 1 (0.92%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.92%) MS Access
3 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.92%) Essbase
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.92%) QlikView
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.83%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (44.95%) Banking
2 40 (36.70%) Retail
3 19 (17.43%) General Ledger
4 6 (5.50%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Analyst
2 16 (14.68%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.84%) Architect
4 13 (11.93%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) Change Manager
5 11 (10.09%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Business Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Change Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Data Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Business Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Banking Analyst
11 4 (3.67%) Lead Project Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) Apache Flex
2 7 (6.42%) .NET
3 6 (5.50%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) J2EE
5 3 (2.75%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.75%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.75%) EMV
3 3 (2.75%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.83%) VSAM
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Tandem
5 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) UNIX
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) AIX
3 2 (1.83%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.83%) zOS
3 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) UML
3 18 (16.51%) Cyber Security
4 17 (15.60%) Project Management
5 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.17%) Change Management
6 10 (9.17%) Programme Management
7 9 (8.26%) ITIL
7 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.26%) Change Control
8 7 (6.42%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.42%) Manual Testing
8 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.42%) Service Management
8 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.50%) Information Security
9 6 (5.50%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.59%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.59%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) COBOL
2 6 (5.50%) VB
3 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.59%) VB6
3 5 (4.59%) SAS Macro
4 4 (3.67%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) C++
5 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 2 (1.83%) VBA
5 2 (1.83%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.83%) REXX
5 2 (1.83%) PL/1
5 2 (1.83%) JCL
5 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.92%) R
6 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) CCNP
1 6 (5.50%) ISEB
1 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.75%) CCSA
3 3 (2.75%) CCSE
3 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.75%) CCNA
3 3 (2.75%) CCDP
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) CISM
5 1 (0.92%) HND
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.18%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.67%) COREP
4 2 (1.83%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
1 2 (1.83%) RACF
1 2 (1.83%) Samba
1 2 (1.83%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.83%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Cisco
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
2 10 (9.17%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.67%) ScanSafe
4 4 (3.67%) Symantec
4 4 (3.67%) McAfee
4 4 (3.67%) Clearswift
4 4 (3.67%) IBM
5 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.75%) F5
6 2 (1.83%) HP
6 2 (1.83%) NCR
6 2 (1.83%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.83%) SAP
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Anticusit
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £50510 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago