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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Finance 62 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.93% 14.04% 8.28%
As % of the General category 40.00% 42.11% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 38
Average salary £36,600 £46,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.43% +25.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,035 £59,000 £70,000
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
155 152 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.83% 33.33% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 137 114 141
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,515 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 18 £35,000 -27.08% 4
Blackburn - 11 £41,500 - 2
Burnley +2 5 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Lytham St Annes -4 5 £35,700 -42.88%
Chorley -1 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Lancaster +5 3 £30,000 +11.11% 2
Nelson - 3 £29,500 - 1
Accrington - 1 £28,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (20.41%) PRINCE2
1 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.37%) Project Management
3 17 (17.35%) QA
4 15 (15.31%) Java
5 14 (14.29%) Retail
6 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.27%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Manufacturing
7 12 (12.24%) Oracle
7 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.24%) Degree
8 11 (11.22%) QMS
8 11 (11.22%) Selenium
8 11 (11.22%) WebDriver
8 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
8 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.20%) .NET
10 9 (9.18%) ITIL
10 9 (9.18%) Use Case
11 8 (8.16%) MS Office
11 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.16%) HTML
11 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.16%) Service Management
11 8 (8.16%) Change Management
12 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (7.14%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (6.12%) FileNet
2 3 (3.06%) CMS
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.02%) Quickr
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.04%) Exstream
4 1 (1.02%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Firewall
1 2 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) NAS
2 1 (1.02%) Skype
2 1 (1.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) OLAP
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Selenium
1 11 (11.22%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.06%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.06%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.29%) Retail
2 13 (13.27%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.12%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Electronics
6 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Analyst
2 24 (24.49%) Project Manager
3 18 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) FileNet Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) SAP Architect
10 3 (3.06%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 6 (6.12%) CSS
3 6 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (1.02%) XHTML
5 1 (1.02%) FIXML
5 1 (1.02%) FpML
5 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.02%) Dojo
5 1 (1.02%) jQuery
5 1 (1.02%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Life Science
3 4 (4.08%) DTV
4 3 (3.06%) Statistics
4 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Derivative
5 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.02%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) CentOS
5 1 (1.02%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) PRINCE2
1 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Project Management
3 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
4 11 (11.22%) QMS
4 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
5 9 (9.18%) Use Case
6 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.16%) Service Management
6 8 (8.16%) Change Management
7 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.12%) Logistics
8 6 (6.12%) UML
9 5 (5.10%) ERP
9 5 (5.10%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.08%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) Java
2 13 (13.27%) SQL
3 7 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.04%) C
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) Delphi
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (5.10%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) CISSP
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.04%) CISM
4 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.04%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.04%) SCOM
3 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) HP
2 7 (7.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.10%) Cisco
4 4 (4.08%) IBM
4 4 (4.08%) VMware
5 3 (3.06%) Ektron
5 3 (3.06%) Avaya
6 2 (2.04%) Software AG
6 2 (2.04%) Nortel
6 2 (2.04%) Citrix
6 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.04%) webMethods
6 2 (2.04%) Sophos
6 2 (2.04%) BT
6 2 (2.04%) Dell
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.02%) NetApp
7 1 (1.02%) Lotus
Blackburn, Lancashire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
i-Placements
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Boohoo.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits (see advert)
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Nelson, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus Scheme , Pension , Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: c£21,000 - c£25,000 PA + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancaster
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Lancaster
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago