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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 34 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 33 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.63% 12.77% 13.93%
As % of the General category 21.02% 37.29% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 49
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
157 177 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.53% 34.24% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 139 150 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,125 £65,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -13 13 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 3 £42,500 - 4
Chorley - 3 £25,000 - 3
Blackpool -1 2 £60,000 +200.00%
Blackburn - 2 £22,250 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (29.59%) SQL
2 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
3 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.41%) Oracle
5 17 (17.35%) Business Analysis
6 15 (15.31%) Degree
7 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 13 (13.27%) Validation
8 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.27%) VB
8 13 (13.27%) IBM
9 12 (12.24%) Remedy
9 12 (12.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 12 (12.24%) Delphi
9 12 (12.24%) UNIX
9 12 (12.24%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (12.24%) FileNet
9 12 (12.24%) Project Management
9 12 (12.24%) Release Management
9 12 (12.24%) Aquila
9 12 (12.24%) HFM
9 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
10 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
12 7 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (12.24%) FileNet
2 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) SAS
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.02%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (12.24%) HFM
2 7 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.06%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.06%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) FTP
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.04%) LSMW
1 2 (2.04%) Subversion
1 2 (2.04%) Maven
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (6.12%) Marketing
2 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Project Manager
3 17 (17.35%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Change Manager
6 7 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) .NET
1 6 (6.12%) Middleware
2 4 (4.08%) J2EE
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (1.02%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) FIXML
4 1 (1.02%) FpML
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) Flash
4 1 (1.02%) XHTML
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.02%) Life Science
4 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.02%) Derivative
4 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) UNIX
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Business Analysis
2 13 (13.27%) Validation
3 12 (12.24%) Project Management
3 12 (12.24%) Release Management
4 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.12%) ERP
8 5 (5.10%) Six Sigma
8 5 (5.10%) Change Management
8 5 (5.10%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (5.10%) Data Management
8 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.10%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (5.10%) Matrix Management
8 5 (5.10%) System Testing
8 5 (5.10%) Time Management
8 5 (5.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.59%) SQL
2 13 (13.27%) VB
3 12 (12.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 12 (12.24%) Delphi
4 7 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (6.12%) PHP
6 4 (4.08%) C
6 4 (4.08%) Java
7 2 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) ISEB
5 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.02%) ACCA
6 1 (1.02%) CIMA
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.02%) APMP
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.41%) Oracle
3 13 (13.27%) IBM
4 12 (12.24%) Remedy
4 12 (12.24%) Aquila
5 4 (4.08%) SAP
5 4 (4.08%) Citrix
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) HP
7 2 (2.04%) Epicor
7 2 (2.04%) Sage
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.02%) Sun
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Progress Housing Group
Salary: From £23,348 to £28,646 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago