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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 57 67 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.11% 32.06% 50.38%
As % of the General category 51.35% 76.14% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 50
Average salary £39,858 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.21% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £47,600
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
111 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 48.90% 42.11% 63.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 77 64
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,950 £52,500
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 27 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 58 (52.73%) Banking
2 50 (45.45%) Retail
3 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.55%) UML
5 24 (21.82%) Apache Flex
6 19 (17.27%) General Ledger
7 18 (16.36%) QA
7 18 (16.36%) Cyber Security
8 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.91%) Change Management
11 11 (10.00%) Project Management
11 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.09%) Cisco
12 10 (9.09%) CheckPoint
12 10 (9.09%) Firewall
12 10 (9.09%) CCSA
12 10 (9.09%) CCSE
13 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
13 9 (8.18%) Change Control
14 8 (7.27%) Online Banking
14 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (7.27%) Oracle
15 7 (6.36%) ISEB
15 7 (6.36%) Regression Testing
15 7 (6.36%) Target Operating Model
16 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery
16 6 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (5.45%) Asset Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (5.45%) CMS
2 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.55%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (0.91%) DB2
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.91%) QlikView
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 58 (52.73%) Banking
2 50 (45.45%) Retail
3 19 (17.27%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.82%) Change Manager
4 11 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Business Architect
6 7 (6.36%) Change Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Administrator
8 5 (4.55%) SAP HR Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (4.55%) SAP Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Head of Testing
8 5 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) Apache Flex
2 4 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Online Banking
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) AIX
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) zOS
5 2 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) UML
3 18 (16.36%) Cyber Security
4 14 (12.73%) Test Scripting
5 12 (10.91%) Change Management
5 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.00%) Project Management
6 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
7 9 (8.18%) Change Control
8 7 (6.36%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (6.36%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.45%) ITIL
9 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.45%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.45%) Software Delivery
10 5 (4.55%) Matrix Management
10 5 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.82%) VB6
3 2 (1.82%) VB
3 2 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) CCSA
1 10 (9.09%) CCSE
2 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (6.36%) ISEB
4 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.55%) ACCA
5 5 (4.55%) CISA
5 5 (4.55%) CISM
6 4 (3.64%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.73%) CCNP
7 3 (2.73%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco
1 10 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.91%) Veritas
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) F5
Halifax, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Premier Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £50500.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago