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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 53 64 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 27.89% 40.00% 26.70%
As % of the General category 67.95% 75.29% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 44 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,150 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,000 £52,500
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
78 85 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 41.05% 53.13% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 61
Average salary £42,415 £39,450 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% -1.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £58,750
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 31 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 27 (23.89%) QA
2 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
4 20 (17.70%) .NET
5 18 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (14.16%) Data Modelling
6 16 (14.16%) Project Management
7 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (12.39%) Banking
9 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.73%) SAS
10 11 (9.73%) Star Schema
10 11 (9.73%) ERwin
10 11 (9.73%) Data Management
10 11 (9.73%) Manual Testing
10 11 (9.73%) Master Data Management
11 10 (8.85%) Data Mapping
11 10 (8.85%) VB.NET
11 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.96%) Financial Institution
12 9 (7.96%) ITIL
12 9 (7.96%) Oracle
13 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
13 8 (7.08%) C#
13 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
13 8 (7.08%) Inmon Methodology
13 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.08%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 11 (9.73%) SAS
2 2 (1.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) OSPF
2 1 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.73%) Star Schema
3 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.77%) OLAP
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) ERwin
2 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.77%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.77%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.77%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (12.39%) Banking
2 9 (7.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (38.05%) Analyst
2 14 (12.39%) Support Analyst
2 14 (12.39%) Data Modeller
3 13 (11.50%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.50%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Architect
4 12 (10.62%) Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Software Support Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Data Manager
10 4 (3.54%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (3.54%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Programmer
10 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) Web Services
2 5 (4.42%) WCF
3 4 (3.54%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.77%) VSAM
3 1 (0.88%) Statistics
3 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) UNIX
1 3 (2.65%) AIX
1 3 (2.65%) zOS
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) HPUX
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
3 18 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (14.16%) Project Management
4 16 (14.16%) Data Modelling
5 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
7 11 (9.73%) Data Management
7 11 (9.73%) Manual Testing
7 11 (9.73%) Master Data Management
8 10 (8.85%) Data Mapping
8 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.96%) ITIL
10 8 (7.08%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (7.08%) Inmon Methodology
10 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.42%) Service Management
12 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) VB.NET
2 8 (7.08%) C#
3 6 (5.31%) SQL
4 4 (3.54%) VB
4 4 (3.54%) VB6
4 4 (3.54%) SAS Macro
5 3 (2.65%) Java
6 2 (1.77%) Perl
6 2 (1.77%) COBOL
6 2 (1.77%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.77%) REXX
7 1 (0.88%) R
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) CCNP
1 2 (1.77%) CCNA
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) COREP
3 2 (1.77%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) RACF
1 2 (1.77%) Samba
1 2 (1.77%) ACF2
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.77%) CA Endevor
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (7.96%) Oracle
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.31%) IBM
4 4 (3.54%) Cognos
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.77%) Applix
5 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.88%) Remedy
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) EMC
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London or Halifax
Church International
Posted: 22 days ago