The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 23 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 38 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.21% 9.13% 9.56%
As % of the General category 23.90% 26.79% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 37
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £75,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
159 168 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.34% 34.08% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 119 146 126
Average salary £37,123 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.22% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,125 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +4 15 £41,750 +12.83% 1
Chorley -6 3 £47,500 +137.50%
Blackburn - 3 £22,500 -
Blackpool +2 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes 0 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £42,500 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
3 23 (22.33%) Business Analysis
4 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
5 15 (14.56%) IBM
5 15 (14.56%) Oracle
6 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
7 13 (12.62%) Validation
7 13 (12.62%) VB
7 13 (12.62%) Project Management
8 12 (11.65%) Remedy
8 12 (11.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 12 (11.65%) C#
8 12 (11.65%) Delphi
8 12 (11.65%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (11.65%) UNIX
8 12 (11.65%) HFM
8 12 (11.65%) FileNet
8 12 (11.65%) Aquila
8 12 (11.65%) Degree
8 12 (11.65%) Release Management
8 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
9 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
9 11 (10.68%) .NET
9 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
10 10 (9.71%) MS Office
10 10 (9.71%) PHP
10 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
11 9 (8.74%) User Stories

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.65%) FileNet
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (24.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 8 (7.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.97%) InDesign
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle Financials
1 12 (11.65%) HFM
2 7 (6.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (6.80%) SAP FI
2 7 (6.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (6.80%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.97%) LSMW
General
1 8 (7.77%) Marketing
2 6 (5.83%) Aerospace
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) Business Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.62%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Change Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Change Project Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.88%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Business Transformation Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 7 (6.80%) J2EE
2 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.91%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) XML
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) Flash
5 1 (0.97%) XHTML
5 1 (0.97%) FIXML
5 1 (0.97%) FpML
5 1 (0.97%) WinForms
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.97%) Derivative
3 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) UNIX
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Business Analysis
2 13 (12.62%) Validation
2 13 (12.62%) Project Management
3 12 (11.65%) Release Management
4 11 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (8.74%) User Stories
5 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.77%) Change Management
6 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.77%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.80%) Business Transformation
7 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.83%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.83%) TDD
8 6 (5.83%) Scrum
8 6 (5.83%) ITIL
8 6 (5.83%) ERP
8 6 (5.83%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) VB
3 12 (11.65%) C#
3 12 (11.65%) Delphi
3 12 (11.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 10 (9.71%) PHP
5 7 (6.80%) Java
6 4 (3.88%) C
7 2 (1.94%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Degree
2 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ACCA
5 1 (0.97%) CIMA
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) IBM
3 12 (11.65%) Remedy
3 12 (11.65%) Aquila
4 7 (6.80%) SAP
5 6 (5.83%) Citrix
6 5 (4.85%) VMware
7 3 (2.91%) HP
8 2 (1.94%) Epicor
8 2 (1.94%) Sage
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
9 1 (0.97%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Lancashire County Council
Salary: From £34,894 to £42,931 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago