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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 28 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 44 77 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.82% 13.56% 14.93%
As % of the General category 25.88% 37.75% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 51
Average salary £41,250 £40,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.22% +14.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £70,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
170 204 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.07% 35.92% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 166
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £18,800 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 18 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Chorley - 6 £25,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 4 £42,500 - 4
Blackpool +1 3 £60,000 +233.33% 1
Skelmersdale +6 1 £42,500 +136.11% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (28.85%) SQL
2 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.12%) Oracle
4 19 (18.27%) Degree
5 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
7 14 (13.46%) IBM
8 13 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (12.50%) VB
8 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 13 (12.50%) Validation
9 12 (11.54%) FileNet
9 12 (11.54%) Remedy
9 12 (11.54%) Delphi
9 12 (11.54%) UNIX
9 12 (11.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 12 (11.54%) HFM
9 12 (11.54%) Aquila
9 12 (11.54%) Release Management
9 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
10 11 (10.58%) Project Management
10 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
12 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
12 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.69%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.54%) FileNet
2 5 (4.81%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.85%) SAS
4 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) CICS
6 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (11.54%) HFM
3 7 (6.73%) SAP FI
3 7 (6.73%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (6.73%) SAP CO
4 5 (4.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) FTP
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) LSMW
2 2 (1.92%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) JUnit
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
1 6 (5.77%) Marketing
2 5 (4.81%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Project Manager
3 15 (14.42%) Business Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Administrator
6 5 (4.81%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.85%) SAP CO Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Data Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) Middleware
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (2.88%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) Spring
4 2 (1.92%) WCF
4 2 (1.92%) XSLT
4 2 (1.92%) J2EE
4 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
4 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Flash
5 1 (0.96%) XHTML
5 1 (0.96%) EDI
5 1 (0.96%) jQuery
5 1 (0.96%) FIXML
5 1 (0.96%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
4 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.96%) VSAM
4 1 (0.96%) Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) UNIX
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
2 13 (12.50%) Validation
3 12 (11.54%) Release Management
4 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.58%) Project Management
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.73%) ERP
7 7 (6.73%) Data Management
7 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Web Development
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) EAI
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) Six Sigma
9 5 (4.81%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) VB
3 12 (11.54%) Delphi
3 12 (11.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 7 (6.73%) C#
5 4 (3.85%) C
5 4 (3.85%) PHP
6 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.77%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ACCA
6 1 (0.96%) CIMA
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) APMP
6 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.12%) Oracle
3 14 (13.46%) IBM
4 12 (11.54%) Aquila
4 12 (11.54%) Remedy
5 8 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) HP
6 3 (2.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.92%) Sage
7 2 (1.92%) Epicor
8 1 (0.96%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe
8 1 (0.96%) Sun
8 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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