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 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 25 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 42 36 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.24% 8.14% 8.70%
As % of the General category 25.00% 30.77% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 35
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
168 117 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.94% 26.47% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 148 94 174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +2 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Blackburn -7 6 £40,000 - 3
Lytham St Annes 0 5 £39,000 -37.60%
Colne - 2 £55,000 -
Burnley +3 1 £55,000 -
Accrington - 1 £72,500 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (23.96%) Project Management
1 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.67%) Degree
4 15 (15.63%) Oracle
4 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 12 (12.50%) SQL
5 12 (12.50%) SAP
5 12 (12.50%) XML
5 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 12 (12.50%) Change Management
5 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (10.42%) Retail
7 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (10.42%) HTML
8 9 (9.38%) C#
8 9 (9.38%) .NET
8 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.38%) CSS
8 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
9 7 (7.29%) UML
9 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.29%) Data Management
9 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.29%) People Management
9 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (4.17%) SAS
1 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (2.08%) FileNet
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) CICS
4 1 (1.04%) Quickr
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Project
2 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.08%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) LSMW
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (2.08%) Maven
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.42%) Retail
2 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Project Manager
2 18 (18.75%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Data Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Administrator
8 3 (3.13%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.13%) SAP CO Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) XML
2 10 (10.42%) HTML
3 9 (9.38%) .NET
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.38%) CSS
4 6 (6.25%) WCF
4 6 (6.25%) SOAP
4 6 (6.25%) Middleware
5 5 (5.21%) Web Services
6 4 (4.17%) Ajax
6 4 (4.17%) XSLT
7 2 (2.08%) Spring
7 2 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (1.04%) FIXML
8 1 (1.04%) FpML
8 1 (1.04%) EDI
8 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.04%) Dojo
8 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (1.04%) GIS
3 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.04%) VSAM
3 1 (1.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Project Management
1 23 (23.96%) PRINCE2
2 12 (12.50%) Change Management
2 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.29%) UML
3 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (7.29%) Data Management
3 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis
3 7 (7.29%) People Management
4 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 6 (6.25%) Logistics
4 6 (6.25%) CRM
5 5 (5.21%) ITIL
5 5 (5.21%) ERP
5 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.21%) PRINCE
6 4 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.17%) Data Governance
6 4 (4.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) C#
3 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (2.08%) VB6
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) JCL
6 1 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) ISEB
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.08%) CISSP
6 2 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
1 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 12 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) IBM
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Ektron
6 2 (2.08%) Avaya
6 2 (2.08%) Software AG
6 2 (2.08%) Informatica
6 2 (2.08%) webMethods
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.04%) NetApp
7 1 (1.04%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.04%) Lotus
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) EMC
Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £16,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £24400 - £30400 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
The SmartList
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago