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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 117 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.89% 33.52% 33.54%
As % of the General category 34.00% 65.00% 68.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 95 38
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £27,500 £21,420
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,000 £46,800
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
100 180 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 55.56% 51.58% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 46 120 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (55.79%) Banking
2 44 (46.32%) Retail
3 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (28.42%) UML
5 24 (25.26%) Apache Flex
6 19 (20.00%) General Ledger
7 18 (18.95%) Cyber Security
8 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (14.74%) QA
9 12 (12.63%) Change Management
10 11 (11.58%) Project Management
11 10 (10.53%) Cisco
11 10 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 9 (9.47%) Change Control
12 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
12 9 (9.47%) ISEB
13 8 (8.42%) Oracle
13 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.42%) Firewall
14 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
14 7 (7.37%) SQL
14 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
15 6 (6.32%) Functional Testing
15 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
15 6 (6.32%) ITIL
15 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
15 6 (6.32%) CMS
15 6 (6.32%) Asset Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (6.32%) CMS
2 4 (4.21%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP HR
1 4 (4.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
2 3 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) BIG-IP
3 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 53 (55.79%) Banking
2 44 (46.32%) Retail
3 19 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 7 (7.37%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 18 (18.95%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.68%) Change Manager
4 10 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Business Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Banking Business Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Change Project Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Consultant
6 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) SAP HR Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) SAP Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.26%) Apache Flex
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) User Experience
2 3 (3.16%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) UNIX
2 2 (2.11%) AIX
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) UML
3 18 (18.95%) Cyber Security
4 12 (12.63%) Change Management
5 11 (11.58%) Project Management
6 10 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 9 (9.47%) Change Control
7 9 (9.47%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.32%) Functional Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.26%) ITSM
11 5 (5.26%) Service Management
12 4 (4.21%) Data Management
12 4 (4.21%) Resource Management
12 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) VB
3 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
3 4 (4.21%) VB6
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
4 1 (1.05%) COBOL
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) ISEB
2 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.16%) CCSE
4 3 (3.16%) CCSA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) CCNP
4 3 (3.16%) CCDP
5 1 (1.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.21%) Clearswift
4 4 (4.21%) Symantec
4 4 (4.21%) McAfee
4 4 (4.21%) SAP
4 4 (4.21%) ScanSafe
5 3 (3.16%) F5
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £45077 per annum + Exc.Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago