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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 35 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.15% 37.50% 27.04%
As % of the General category 76.09% 63.53% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 42
Average salary £30,603 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.83% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
46 85 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 29.11% 59.03% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 62 63
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 23 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 43 (28.48%) .NET
2 33 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.21%) QA
4 26 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (16.56%) Data Modelling
5 25 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (15.89%) Test Scripting
7 20 (13.25%) C#
8 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (11.92%) Project Management
10 17 (11.26%) SQL
10 17 (11.26%) Regression Testing
11 16 (10.60%) Star Schema
11 16 (10.60%) ERwin
11 16 (10.60%) Data Management
11 16 (10.60%) Master Data Management
12 15 (9.93%) VB.NET
12 15 (9.93%) Data Mapping
13 14 (9.27%) Oracle
13 14 (9.27%) SQL Server
13 14 (9.27%) Visual Studio
13 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.61%) Banking
15 12 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (7.95%) .NET Framework
15 12 (7.95%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (7.95%) Inmon Methodology
16 11 (7.28%) T-SQL
16 11 (7.28%) Web Services
16 11 (7.28%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (3.31%) SAS
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (10.60%) Star Schema
3 14 (9.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) OLAP
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (10.60%) ERwin
2 14 (9.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.65%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.65%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.65%) CruiseControl
3 4 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 13 (8.61%) Banking
2 10 (6.62%) Legal
3 8 (5.30%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.30%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (29.14%) Analyst
2 19 (12.58%) Developer
2 19 (12.58%) Support Analyst
3 18 (11.92%) Data Modeller
4 17 (11.26%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.93%) Architect
5 15 (9.93%) Test Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) Business Analyst
7 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Software Support Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (5.96%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (5.96%) Data Architect
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Test Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Programme Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Customer Support Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Customer Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.48%) .NET
2 12 (7.95%) .NET Framework
3 11 (7.28%) Web Services
4 10 (6.62%) WCF
5 5 (3.31%) XML
5 5 (3.31%) HTML
6 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.99%) jQuery
6 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.32%) SAP PI
7 2 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (1.32%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.32%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.66%) CSS
8 1 (0.66%) J2EE
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.66%) Statistics
3 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) UNIX
3 5 (3.31%) AIX
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) zOS
5 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.56%) Data Modelling
2 25 (16.56%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (15.89%) Test Scripting
4 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (11.92%) Project Management
6 17 (11.26%) Regression Testing
7 16 (10.60%) Data Management
7 16 (10.60%) Master Data Management
8 15 (9.93%) Data Mapping
9 14 (9.27%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.95%) Inmon Methodology
10 12 (7.95%) Kimball Methodology
10 12 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (7.28%) ITIL
12 10 (6.62%) UML
13 9 (5.96%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.64%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) C#
2 17 (11.26%) SQL
3 15 (9.93%) VB.NET
4 11 (7.28%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.97%) VB
5 6 (3.97%) VB6
6 4 (2.65%) Perl
7 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.32%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) Java
8 2 (1.32%) ABAP
9 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) CISSP
3 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) MCP
4 1 (0.66%) CCNA
4 1 (0.66%) SSCP
4 1 (0.66%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (0.66%) CCSA
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.21%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GAAP
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Samba
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Oracle
2 9 (5.96%) IBM
3 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.65%) Cognos
5 3 (1.99%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) Applix
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) EMC
7 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec
7 1 (0.66%) Remedy
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
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