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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 80 32 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.79% 6.72% 9.98%
As % of the General category 42.11% 19.88% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 71 26 41
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £48,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average 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
190 161 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.12% 33.82% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 139
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £22,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 26 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Chorley +12 16 £35,750 -24.73% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 14 £32,500 -
Burnley - 6 £39,000 -
Blackpool +1 5 £32,500 - 1
Blackburn -7 5 £42,000 +86.66% 1
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.40%) SQL
3 26 (18.44%) Project Management
4 25 (17.73%) Java
4 25 (17.73%) .NET
4 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
5 24 (17.02%) Oracle
6 23 (16.31%) C#
6 23 (16.31%) HTML
6 23 (16.31%) E-Commerce
7 22 (15.60%) QA
8 21 (14.89%) ASP.NET
8 21 (14.89%) CSS
8 21 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
9 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
10 18 (12.77%) Selenium
10 18 (12.77%) QMS
10 18 (12.77%) WebDriver
11 17 (12.06%) MVC
11 17 (12.06%) Windows
11 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
12 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.35%) VMware
12 16 (11.35%) WCF
12 16 (11.35%) Degree
13 15 (10.64%) jQuery
13 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
14 14 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.84%) FileNet
2 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.09%) MS Office
4 7 (4.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.84%) Agresso
3 3 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.71%) HFM
5 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) Office 365
2 2 (1.42%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) WebEx
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.71%) PBX
2 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.26%) QlikView
3 6 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.71%) Essbase
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Selenium
1 18 (12.77%) WebDriver
2 4 (2.84%) JIRA
3 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.22%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.80%) Retail
4 10 (7.09%) Marketing
5 7 (4.96%) Electronics
6 4 (2.84%) Banking
6 4 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.84%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Analyst
2 39 (27.66%) Developer
3 24 (17.02%) Project Manager
4 23 (16.31%) Test Analyst
5 21 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) Delphi Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Junior
10 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.55%) IT Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.55%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.73%) .NET
2 23 (16.31%) HTML
3 21 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (14.89%) CSS
4 16 (11.35%) WCF
5 15 (10.64%) jQuery
6 8 (5.67%) DCOM
7 6 (4.26%) XML
8 4 (2.84%) XSLT
8 4 (2.84%) SOAP
8 4 (2.84%) HTML5
9 2 (1.42%) CSS3
9 2 (1.42%) JMS
9 2 (1.42%) Middleware
9 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.42%) Spring
9 2 (1.42%) Java SE
9 2 (1.42%) Java EE
9 2 (1.42%) Struts
9 2 (1.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.67%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.96%) DTV
5 5 (3.55%) Statistics
5 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.84%) Life Science
6 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.71%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Windows
2 13 (9.22%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.44%) Project Management
3 23 (16.31%) E-Commerce
4 18 (12.77%) QMS
5 17 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (12.06%) MVC
6 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.22%) Migration
7 13 (9.22%) Programme Management
7 13 (9.22%) Automation Testing
8 10 (7.09%) ERP
8 10 (7.09%) Test Scripting
9 9 (6.38%) ITIL
9 9 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.67%) OOD
10 8 (5.67%) Logistics
10 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.67%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.40%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) Java
3 23 (16.31%) C#
4 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.67%) Delphi
5 8 (5.67%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.96%) VB
7 2 (1.42%) VBA
7 2 (1.42%) C
7 2 (1.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.35%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) ISEB
5 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.13%) CCNA
5 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.42%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.42%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (1.42%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.42%) OCMJD
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ACCA
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) QA
2 8 (5.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.42%) SCCM
2 2 (1.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (17.02%) Oracle
2 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.35%) VMware
3 12 (8.51%) Citrix
4 10 (7.09%) Juniper
5 9 (6.38%) SAP
6 6 (4.26%) HP
7 5 (3.55%) Cisco
7 5 (3.55%) JDA
7 5 (3.55%) RedPrairie
8 4 (2.84%) Nortel
9 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.13%) BT
10 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.42%) Sophos
10 2 (1.42%) Avaya
10 2 (1.42%) Sun
10 2 (1.42%) Dell
11 1 (0.71%) Adobe
11 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum +
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