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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 53 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.25% 12.61% 13.19%
As % of the General category 35.33% 40.70% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 42
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
150 172 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.85% 30.99% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 140 145 165
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,125 £70,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -8 23 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Chorley - 5 £25,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 4 £42,500 -
Blackpool - 4 £60,000 - 1
Skelmersdale +3 1 £42,500 +136.11%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.18%) Oracle
4 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
5 16 (17.58%) Project Management
5 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (15.38%) Degree
7 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 12 (13.19%) VB
8 12 (13.19%) IBM
8 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
9 11 (12.09%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.99%) Remedy
10 10 (10.99%) FileNet
10 10 (10.99%) Validation
10 10 (10.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 10 (10.99%) Delphi
10 10 (10.99%) UNIX
10 10 (10.99%) SAP
10 10 (10.99%) HFM
10 10 (10.99%) Release Management
10 10 (10.99%) Aquila
11 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
11 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.89%) Change Management
12 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.79%) C#
12 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (10.99%) FileNet
2 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.49%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (4.40%) SAS
4 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) CICS
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.30%) MS Project
5 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.10%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (10.99%) HFM
3 7 (7.69%) SAP CO
3 7 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (7.69%) SAP FI
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
1 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.10%) DB2
7 1 (1.10%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) LSMW
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.20%) JUnit
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.20%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.49%) General Ledger
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) SAP CO Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (3.30%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Graduate
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) .NET
1 7 (7.69%) Middleware
2 5 (5.49%) WCF
2 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.49%) CSS
2 5 (5.49%) SOAP
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
2 5 (5.49%) XML
2 5 (5.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) Ajax
4 2 (2.20%) J2EE
4 2 (2.20%) XSLT
4 2 (2.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) XHTML
5 1 (1.10%) Flash
5 1 (1.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Life Science
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.10%) VSAM
5 1 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) UNIX
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) Project Management
2 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
4 10 (10.99%) Validation
4 10 (10.99%) Release Management
5 9 (9.89%) Change Management
6 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.79%) CRM
7 7 (7.69%) Data Management
7 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.69%) ERP
8 6 (6.59%) People Management
9 5 (5.49%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.49%) Web Development
9 5 (5.49%) EAI
10 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Time Management
10 4 (4.40%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) VB
3 10 (10.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 10 (10.99%) Delphi
4 8 (8.79%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.30%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) C
8 1 (1.10%) VB6
8 1 (1.10%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) ISEB
4 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) CIMA
6 1 (1.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
3 12 (13.19%) IBM
4 10 (10.99%) Remedy
4 10 (10.99%) SAP
4 10 (10.99%) Aquila
5 4 (4.40%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Epicor
7 2 (2.20%) Sage
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) Pegasus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
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Salary: £34000 to £38000 per annum
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Superb Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
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