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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 65 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 35.91% 28.88% 36.59%
As % of the General category 63.11% 79.41% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 43
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,100 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
103 68 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 56.91% 36.36% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 69 39 55
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (32.24%) Retail
3 45 (29.61%) Banking
4 38 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 37 (24.34%) Legal
6 33 (21.71%) SQL
7 32 (21.05%) C#
7 32 (21.05%) .NET
8 26 (17.11%) HTML
8 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
9 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (14.47%) Waterfall
10 21 (13.82%) WCF
10 21 (13.82%) Cisco
10 21 (13.82%) Web Services
10 21 (13.82%) WinForms
11 18 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
11 18 (11.84%) Web Development
12 17 (11.18%) Windows
13 16 (10.53%) CheckPoint
13 16 (10.53%) VMware
13 16 (10.53%) Firewall
13 16 (10.53%) jQuery
13 16 (10.53%) High Availability
13 16 (10.53%) SDLC
14 15 (9.87%) Fintech
14 15 (9.87%) Mobile Banking
14 15 (9.87%) Qualitative Research

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (4.61%) SAS
2 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.32%) Lync
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.29%) Fireworks
1 5 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) WebTrends
2 3 (1.97%) SAP SEM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) Firewall
2 7 (4.61%) Network Security
3 3 (1.97%) Internet
3 3 (1.97%) LDAP
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.66%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.58%) MySQL
4 9 (5.92%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (5.92%) QlikView
4 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.95%) Base SAS
5 6 (3.95%) Essbase
6 3 (1.97%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.55%) ERwin
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
General
1 49 (32.24%) Retail
2 45 (29.61%) Banking
3 37 (24.34%) Legal
4 5 (3.29%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.05%) Analyst
2 30 (19.74%) Development Manager
2 30 (19.74%) Project Manager
3 19 (12.50%) .NET Development Manager
3 19 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 19 (12.50%) Web Manager
4 17 (11.18%) Development Project Manager
5 16 (10.53%) IT Manager
6 15 (9.87%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Agile Development Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Application Development Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Application Development Project Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Applications Development Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Applications Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Applications Project Manager
7 13 (8.55%) Data Modeller
7 13 (8.55%) Software Development Manager
8 12 (7.89%) Senior Manager
8 12 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.05%) .NET
2 26 (17.11%) HTML
3 21 (13.82%) WCF
3 21 (13.82%) Web Services
3 21 (13.82%) WinForms
4 16 (10.53%) jQuery
5 12 (7.89%) XML
6 10 (6.58%) CSS
6 10 (6.58%) SOAP
7 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.97%) WPF
9 2 (1.32%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.32%) SAP PI
9 2 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.66%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.66%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) XSD
10 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Fintech
1 15 (9.87%) Mobile Banking
2 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) Online Banking
3 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) User Experience
4 5 (3.29%) Copywriting
4 5 (3.29%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.29%) Psychology
5 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) DataPower
6 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.18%) Windows
2 9 (5.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (14.47%) Waterfall
4 18 (11.84%) Business Analysis
4 18 (11.84%) Web Development
5 16 (10.53%) High Availability
5 16 (10.53%) SDLC
6 15 (9.87%) Qualitative Research
7 14 (9.21%) Project Management
7 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.55%) Data Modelling
8 13 (8.55%) ETL
8 13 (8.55%) ETL Development
8 13 (8.55%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.55%) Scrum
9 11 (7.24%) Business Development
9 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.58%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) SQL
2 32 (21.05%) C#
3 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.58%) VB
4 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.95%) SAS Macro
6 2 (1.32%) ABAP
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (9.87%) CCSA
1 15 (9.87%) CCSE
1 15 (9.87%) Degree
2 12 (7.89%) ISEB
3 10 (6.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.95%) CISSP
4 6 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (3.95%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (3.95%) SSCP
5 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) QA
2 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.95%) COREP
3 6 (3.95%) FINREP
3 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (4.61%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Cisco
2 16 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 16 (10.53%) VMware
3 12 (7.89%) HP
4 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.95%) SAP
6 5 (3.29%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
7 2 (1.32%) EMC
7 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Juniper
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