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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 52 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.06% 24.00% 42.74%
As % of the General category 57.14% 73.68% 67.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 39
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -34.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £47,500 £49,600
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
91 57 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 52.60% 32.57% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 59
Average salary £39,966 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.01% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,350 £50,750 £50,000
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 31 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (33.72%) Banking
2 22 (25.58%) Retail
3 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.95%) QA
4 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 10 (11.63%) Legal
5 10 (11.63%) CCSA
5 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.63%) CCSE
5 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco
6 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
6 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.30%) Online Banking
7 8 (9.30%) ISEB
7 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.14%) Windows
8 7 (8.14%) Oracle
8 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (6.98%) SAP
9 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.98%) QlikView
9 6 (6.98%) Matrix Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (5.81%) SAS
1 5 (5.81%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Office
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) SAP HR
1 5 (5.81%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.98%) QlikView
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.16%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 29 (33.72%) Banking
2 22 (25.58%) Retail
3 10 (11.63%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Head of Testing
7 5 (5.81%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Senior SAP HCM Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Payroll Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Head of Technology
7 5 (5.81%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) SAP HR Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (5.81%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.16%) Spring
3 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) AIX
3 4 (4.65%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) zOS
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.47%) Regression Testing
4 9 (10.47%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.98%) Matrix Management
6 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) Software Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 5 (5.81%) Service Management
7 5 (5.81%) ITSM
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
8 3 (3.49%) Validation
8 3 (3.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) VB
4 1 (1.16%) VB6
4 1 (1.16%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) CCSA
1 10 (11.63%) CCSE
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.81%) ACCA
4 5 (5.81%) CISA
4 5 (5.81%) CISM
4 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) COREP
2 1 (1.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Cisco
1 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) EMC
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33300 - £38850 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30267 - £35313 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30267 - £35313 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax/Edinburgh/London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago