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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 53 120 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 29.94% 31.50% 21.05%
As % of the General category 48.62% 63.16% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 90 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £67,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
109 190 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 61.58% 49.87% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 121 45
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £67,000
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 27 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 50 (56.18%) Banking
2 40 (44.94%) Retail
3 26 (29.21%) UML
3 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.97%) Apache Flex
5 19 (21.35%) General Ledger
6 18 (20.22%) QA
6 18 (20.22%) Cyber Security
7 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (15.73%) Project Management
9 13 (14.61%) Cisco
10 12 (13.48%) Test Scripting
11 11 (12.36%) Change Management
12 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
13 9 (10.11%) SQL
13 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
13 9 (10.11%) Change Control
14 8 (8.99%) Firewall
15 7 (7.87%) Oracle
15 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
15 7 (7.87%) Retail Banking
16 6 (6.74%) Functional Testing
16 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
16 6 (6.74%) PCI DSS
16 6 (6.74%) VB
16 6 (6.74%) CCNP
16 6 (6.74%) ISEB
16 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (6.74%) Information Security
17 5 (5.62%) VB6

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (4.49%) SAS
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) Firewall
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.37%) DNS
3 3 (3.37%) SSL
3 3 (3.37%) ATM
3 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.37%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.12%) LAN
5 1 (1.12%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) Extranet
5 1 (1.12%) OSPF
5 1 (1.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.12%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
General
1 50 (56.18%) Banking
2 40 (44.94%) Retail
3 19 (21.35%) General Ledger
4 7 (7.87%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.61%) Change Manager
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Business Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Change Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Project Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.49%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Change Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Network Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) Apache Flex
2 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) J2EE
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) EMV
2 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.25%) Tandem
4 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) UNIX
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) UML
1 26 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.22%) Cyber Security
3 14 (15.73%) Project Management
4 12 (13.48%) Test Scripting
5 11 (12.36%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
6 9 (10.11%) Change Control
7 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.74%) Information Security
8 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.74%) Functional Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.49%) ITIL
10 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.49%) Data Management
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.49%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.49%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) VB
3 5 (5.62%) VB6
4 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.49%) COBOL
5 3 (3.37%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) VBA
6 2 (2.25%) PL/1
6 2 (2.25%) JCL
6 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) CCNP
1 6 (6.74%) ISEB
1 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.37%) CCSA
3 3 (3.37%) CCSE
3 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.37%) CCNA
3 3 (3.37%) CCDP
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) CISM
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) QA
2 6 (6.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) COREP
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Cisco
2 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) ScanSafe
5 4 (4.49%) Symantec
5 4 (4.49%) McAfee
5 4 (4.49%) Clearswift
6 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
6 3 (3.37%) F5
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) NCR
7 2 (2.25%) VocaLink
7 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.12%) SAP
Halifax
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + competitive flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago