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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 62 86 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.46% 35.83% 24.86%
As % of the General category 73.81% 80.37% 69.70%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £22,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,682 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
84 107 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 43.98% 44.58% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 34
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,980
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.53%) Banking
2 38 (32.20%) Retail
3 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.03%) UML
5 24 (20.34%) Apache Flex
5 24 (20.34%) QA
6 20 (16.95%) Test Scripting
7 19 (16.10%) General Ledger
8 18 (15.25%) Cyber Security
8 18 (15.25%) Project Management
9 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (11.02%) Cisco
11 12 (10.17%) SAS
12 11 (9.32%) Manual Testing
12 11 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.47%) Change Management
13 10 (8.47%) Programme Management
13 10 (8.47%) CheckPoint
13 10 (8.47%) SQL
13 10 (8.47%) Oracle
14 9 (7.63%) ITIL
14 9 (7.63%) Change Control
15 8 (6.78%) Firewall
15 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
16 7 (5.93%) Service Management
16 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
16 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
16 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
17 6 (5.08%) Functional Testing
17 6 (5.08%) Waterfall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (10.17%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) Firewall
2 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.54%) DNS
3 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 3 (2.54%) ATM
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (2.54%) HTTP
4 2 (1.69%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.69%) Network Security
4 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
5 1 (0.85%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) Extranet
5 1 (0.85%) OSPF
5 1 (0.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) MS Access
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.85%) Essbase
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Ranorex
2 2 (1.69%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.69%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (41.53%) Banking
2 38 (32.20%) Retail
3 19 (16.10%) General Ledger
4 8 (6.78%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (33.05%) Analyst
2 17 (14.41%) Test Analyst
3 16 (13.56%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.86%) Architect
5 13 (11.02%) Business Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Change Manager
6 12 (10.17%) Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Business Architect
8 8 (6.78%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Change Project Manager
10 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Data Manager
11 5 (4.24%) Business Manager
12 4 (3.39%) Banking Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) Lead Project Manager
12 4 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) Apache Flex
2 6 (5.08%) .NET
2 6 (5.08%) XML
3 4 (3.39%) J2EE
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.54%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.54%) EMV
3 3 (2.54%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.69%) VSAM
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.69%) Tandem
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) UNIX
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) AIX
3 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.69%) zOS
3 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.03%) UML
3 20 (16.95%) Test Scripting
4 18 (15.25%) Cyber Security
4 18 (15.25%) Project Management
5 11 (9.32%) Manual Testing
5 11 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (8.47%) Change Management
6 10 (8.47%) Programme Management
7 9 (7.63%) ITIL
7 9 (7.63%) Change Control
8 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
8 7 (5.93%) Service Management
9 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.08%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.08%) Information Security
9 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) COBOL
3 5 (4.24%) VB
3 5 (4.24%) SAS Macro
4 4 (3.39%) VB6
4 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.39%) Java
4 4 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (1.69%) C++
5 2 (1.69%) Perl
5 2 (1.69%) VBA
5 2 (1.69%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.69%) REXX
5 2 (1.69%) PL/1
5 2 (1.69%) JCL
5 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.85%) R
6 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) CCNP
1 6 (5.08%) ISEB
1 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.54%) CCSA
3 3 (2.54%) CCSE
3 3 (2.54%) CCNA
3 3 (2.54%) CCDP
4 2 (1.69%) CISSP
4 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.69%) CISM
5 1 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (20.34%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.39%) COREP
4 2 (1.69%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Firmware
1 2 (1.69%) RACF
1 2 (1.69%) Samba
1 2 (1.69%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.69%) CA Endevor
3 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) CheckPoint
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.39%) ScanSafe
4 4 (3.39%) Symantec
4 4 (3.39%) McAfee
4 4 (3.39%) Clearswift
4 4 (3.39%) IBM
5 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) F5
6 2 (1.69%) HP
6 2 (1.69%) NCR
6 2 (1.69%) VocaLink
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Health care, Bonus and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Insurance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago