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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 43 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 24.16% 35.29% 22.93%
As % of the General category 75.44% 85.71% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 26
Average salary £42,500 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
57 77 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 32.02% 41.18% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 35
Average salary £42,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £20,800 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Halifax

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (28.13%) Banking
2 21 (21.88%) QA
3 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.71%) Retail
4 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.63%) Project Management
6 13 (13.54%) SAS
6 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.46%) Cisco
7 11 (11.46%) Oracle
8 10 (10.42%) SQL
8 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
9 9 (9.38%) Financial Institution
9 9 (9.38%) ITIL
9 9 (9.38%) UML
10 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.29%) Apache Flex
11 7 (7.29%) Service Management
11 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.29%) XML
11 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (7.29%) .NET
11 7 (7.29%) MS Office
12 6 (6.25%) COBOL
12 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.25%) Firewall
12 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (13.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) ATM
4 2 (2.08%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.08%) Network Security
4 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.04%) BGP
5 1 (1.04%) OSPF
5 1 (1.04%) Intranet
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (1.04%) Extranet
5 1 (1.04%) LAN
5 1 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.04%) QlikView
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) Essbase
3 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Ranorex
2 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.08%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (28.13%) Banking
2 17 (17.71%) Retail
3 9 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.25%) General Ledger
5 4 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Architect
6 9 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.33%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Data Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Change Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Business Architect
10 4 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) Business Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Apache Flex
1 7 (7.29%) XML
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) Web Services
2 4 (4.17%) J2EE
3 3 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.13%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.13%) EMV
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Tandem
4 2 (2.08%) VSAM
4 2 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) UNIX
2 3 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) AIX
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.08%) zOS
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.63%) Project Management
4 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
6 9 (9.38%) ITIL
6 9 (9.38%) UML
7 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.29%) Service Management
8 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security
8 6 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.21%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.21%) Cyber Security
9 5 (5.21%) Change Management
9 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) COBOL
3 5 (5.21%) SAS Macro
3 5 (5.21%) Java
3 5 (5.21%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) VB
5 3 (3.13%) VB6
5 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.08%) VBA
6 2 (2.08%) C++
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.08%) REXX
6 2 (2.08%) PL/1
6 2 (2.08%) JCL
6 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.04%) R
7 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) CCNP
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.13%) CCNA
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) CISSP
3 2 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (1.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) CCSE
4 1 (1.04%) CCSA
4 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CCDP
4 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.88%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.17%) COREP
4 2 (2.08%) ISO 8583
4 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Firmware
1 2 (2.08%) RACF
1 2 (2.08%) Samba
1 2 (2.08%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.08%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Cisco
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 8 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Clearswift
4 4 (4.17%) Symantec
4 4 (4.17%) McAfee
4 4 (4.17%) ScanSafe
5 3 (3.13%) F5
5 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.08%) HP
6 2 (2.08%) NCR
6 2 (2.08%) VocaLink
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