The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 32 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 32 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.39% 9.73% 8.33%
As % of the General category 21.33% 38.66% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 30
Average salary £37,500 £35,193 £36,902
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
150 119 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.94% 25.16% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 132 94 155
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region.

Finance Salary Trend in Lancashire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Finance
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 18 £36,125 -8.54% 1
Lytham St Annes - 4 £37,783 - 1
Colne - 2 £55,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £67,500 -
Burnley - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.25%) Project Management
3 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
4 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
4 13 (16.25%) Degree
5 12 (15.00%) SQL
6 11 (13.75%) Oracle
6 11 (13.75%) Change Management
7 10 (12.50%) C#
7 10 (12.50%) SAP
7 10 (12.50%) XML
8 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.25%) CSS
8 9 (11.25%) HTML
8 9 (11.25%) .NET
8 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
10 7 (8.75%) Data Management
10 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.75%) People Management
10 7 (8.75%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (8.75%) SAP CO
10 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
10 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (8.75%) Middleware
10 7 (8.75%) SAP FI
11 6 (7.50%) CRM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) CICS
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.25%) Quickr
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.25%) MS Project
2 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.75%) MS Office
5 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.25%) InDesign
5 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) SAP FI
1 7 (8.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (8.75%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) LSMW
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
1 6 (7.50%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.25%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) Administrator
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Graduate
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) XML
2 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.25%) CSS
2 9 (11.25%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) .NET
3 7 (8.75%) Middleware
4 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 6 (7.50%) WCF
5 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 4 (5.00%) Ajax
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE
7 2 (2.50%) XSLT
7 2 (2.50%) Spring
8 1 (1.25%) jQuery
8 1 (1.25%) Flash
8 1 (1.25%) XHTML
8 1 (1.25%) EDI
8 1 (1.25%) FIXML
8 1 (1.25%) FpML
8 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Life Science
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) VSAM
5 1 (1.25%) Derivative
5 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Project Management
2 16 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (13.75%) Change Management
4 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.75%) Data Management
5 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.75%) People Management
6 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.50%) CRM
7 5 (6.25%) ERP
7 5 (6.25%) EAI
7 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 5 (6.25%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.00%) Migration
8 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.00%) UML
8 4 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) C#
3 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.75%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) VB6
6 1 (1.25%) COBOL
6 1 (1.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (2.50%) CISM
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 10 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) Ektron
5 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) HP
5 2 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
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Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum Extensive featured in spec
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
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Salary: to £24,000 + excellent bens
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