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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 49 79 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.24% 15.28% 15.19%
As % of the General category 32.03% 42.02% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 68 46
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £28,700 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median 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
153 188 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.09% 36.36% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 129 153 111
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,375 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Finance
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 19 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Chorley -15 7 £41,250 -8.83%
Nelson -1 1 £19,500 -33.89%
Lytham St Annes -2 1 £27,500 -22.96% 2
Morecambe - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £37,500 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
3 34 (31.78%) C#
3 34 (31.78%) SDLC
4 33 (30.84%) .NET
5 31 (28.97%) Degree
6 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (25.23%) SQL
7 27 (25.23%) Mentoring
8 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET
9 24 (22.43%) Project Management
9 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing
10 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
11 22 (20.56%) Web Development
12 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (19.63%) VB
12 21 (19.63%) CSS
12 21 (19.63%) MVC
13 19 (17.76%) PRINCE2
14 18 (16.82%) .NET Framework
15 17 (15.89%) Project Planning
15 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (15.89%) WCF
15 17 (15.89%) Web Services
16 16 (14.95%) MS Office
17 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (11.21%) Coaching
19 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.35%) CICS
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Office
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Line 500
1 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.87%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.93%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) DHCP
1 5 (4.67%) DNS
1 5 (4.67%) SAN
2 3 (2.80%) VPN
3 2 (1.87%) Broadband
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) Network Security
3 2 (1.87%) PBX
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.41%) QlikView
5 7 (6.54%) Big Data
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.87%) DB2
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.93%) OLAP
11 1 (0.93%) OLTP
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.41%) Banking
2 5 (4.67%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (39.25%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) Project Manager
3 21 (19.63%) .NET Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Web Developer
4 20 (18.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.89%) C# Developer
5 17 (15.89%) C# Web Developer
6 16 (14.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Analyst
8 12 (11.21%) Team Leader
9 11 (10.28%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (7.48%) Mainframe Developer
11 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
11 8 (7.48%) Senior Mainframe Developer
12 7 (6.54%) Senior Manager
12 7 (6.54%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) .NET
2 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET
3 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (19.63%) CSS
4 18 (16.82%) .NET Framework
5 17 (15.89%) WCF
5 17 (15.89%) Web Services
6 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (8.41%) jQuery
7 9 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.87%) BAPI
9 2 (1.87%) ISPF
9 2 (1.87%) SAP ALE
9 2 (1.87%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (0.93%) HTML
10 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.48%) VSAM
4 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.87%) iPad
6 2 (1.87%) Life Science
6 2 (1.87%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.93%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.93%) Informatics
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) SDLC
2 27 (25.23%) Mentoring
3 24 (22.43%) Project Management
3 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing
4 22 (20.56%) Web Development
5 21 (19.63%) MVC
6 19 (17.76%) PRINCE2
7 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.89%) Project Planning
8 12 (11.21%) Coaching
9 11 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (6.54%) OO
10 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.61%) Change Management
11 6 (5.61%) OOD
12 5 (4.67%) CRM
12 5 (4.67%) Document Management
12 5 (4.67%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (4.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) C#
2 27 (25.23%) SQL
3 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.63%) VB
5 10 (9.35%) COBOL
5 10 (9.35%) JCL
5 10 (9.35%) VBA
6 8 (7.48%) VB6
6 8 (7.48%) VBScript
7 3 (2.80%) C
7 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.87%) ABAP
8 2 (1.87%) Java
8 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) Degree
2 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (9.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.87%) APMP
8 1 (0.93%) CISA
8 1 (0.93%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) CISSP
8 1 (0.93%) HND
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.87%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) IBM
3 6 (5.61%) SAP
4 5 (4.67%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) Dell
5 3 (2.80%) Sage
6 2 (1.87%) BT
6 2 (1.87%) Citrix
6 2 (1.87%) Lotus
6 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Wyse
7 1 (0.93%) Xerox
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45k to £50k + 15% flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago