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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 46 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.83% 39.78% 22.03%
As % of the General category 59.74% 87.80% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 35
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,851 £19,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
77 82 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 39.90% 45.30% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 44
Average salary £42,415 £39,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.30% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (23.68%) QA
2 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
3 13 (17.11%) SAS
3 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 13 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle
4 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.16%) Banking
4 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
5 9 (11.84%) SQL
5 9 (11.84%) ITIL
6 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.53%) Financial Institution
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (9.21%) MS Office
7 7 (9.21%) XML
7 7 (9.21%) Service Management
7 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.89%) C#
8 6 (7.89%) .NET
8 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.89%) Regression Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) COBOL
9 5 (6.58%) Java
9 5 (6.58%) Web Services
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.58%) SAS Macro

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (17.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) ATM
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) OSPF
3 1 (1.32%) BGP
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) Essbase
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.32%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 8 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Test Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Software Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) SAS Programmer
9 3 (3.95%) Data Modeller
9 3 (3.95%) SAS Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) XML
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 4 (5.26%) J2EE
4 4 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) EMV
2 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.63%) VSAM
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Tandem
3 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) AIX
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.63%) zOS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Test Scripting
2 13 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) Manual Testing
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL
5 7 (9.21%) Service Management
5 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.89%) Regression Testing
6 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) C#
3 5 (6.58%) COBOL
3 5 (6.58%) Java
3 5 (6.58%) SAS Macro
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 2 (2.63%) Perl
5 2 (2.63%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
5 2 (2.63%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.63%) REXX
5 2 (2.63%) PL/1
5 2 (2.63%) JCL
5 2 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (1.32%) R
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) CCNP
1 3 (3.95%) CCNA
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.63%) CISSP
2 2 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) COREP
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.63%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) RACF
1 2 (2.63%) Samba
1 2 (2.63%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (3.95%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
4 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) NCR
5 2 (2.63%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago