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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 65 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.86% 10.00% 9.22%
As % of the General category 50.00% 28.49% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 25
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -16.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,300 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £62,500
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
130 172 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.71% 35.10% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 111 152 96
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
Chorley - 23 £33,500 - 2
Preston 0 18 £34,000 -2.85%
Skelmersdale - 8 £47,500 -
Burnley +4 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Blackpool - 3 £26,500 - 2
Blackburn +5 2 £27,500 -38.96% 1
Fleetwood - 2 £32,500 -
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £46,000 +25.79%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (30.48%) Degree
2 29 (27.62%) SQL
3 23 (21.90%) Project Management
4 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
5 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (17.14%) Project Planning
6 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (15.24%) Windows
8 15 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 14 (13.33%) MS Office
9 14 (13.33%) IBM
9 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 13 (12.38%) Mainframe
11 12 (11.43%) JCL
11 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (11.43%) CICS
11 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
11 12 (11.43%) COBOL
11 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.48%) SAP
12 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (9.52%) Banking
13 10 (9.52%) VSAM
13 10 (9.52%) QA
14 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (11.43%) CICS
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 14 (13.33%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.86%) Line 500
3 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.95%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) DHCP
1 7 (6.67%) DNS
1 7 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (3.81%) VPN
3 3 (2.86%) Broadband
3 3 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) PBX
3 3 (2.86%) WAN
4 2 (1.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) Big Data
3 8 (7.62%) QlikView
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.90%) DB2
8 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.95%) OLAP
9 1 (0.95%) OLTP
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Appium
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Marketing
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Project Manager
2 21 (20.00%) Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 10 (9.52%) Mainframe Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Mainframe Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Business Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) CAD Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Development Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Process Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.81%) MIS Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) BAPI
2 3 (2.86%) SAP ALE
2 3 (2.86%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (1.90%) ISPF
4 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.95%) Ajax
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) CSS
4 1 (0.95%) D3.js
4 1 (0.95%) EDI
4 1 (0.95%) HTML
4 1 (0.95%) RESTful
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) WCF
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.38%) Mainframe
3 10 (9.52%) VSAM
4 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.86%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.95%) AS400
7 1 (0.95%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.24%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Project Management
2 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
2 18 (17.14%) Project Planning
3 15 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.57%) Change Management
7 8 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (7.62%) Data Management
8 7 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.67%) ERP
8 7 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (5.71%) Business Development
10 5 (4.76%) CAD
10 5 (4.76%) Data Transformation
10 5 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (4.76%) Logistics
10 5 (4.76%) Six Sigma
10 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) SQL
2 12 (11.43%) COBOL
2 12 (11.43%) JCL
3 9 (8.57%) VB
4 7 (6.67%) C#
5 5 (4.76%) VBA
6 4 (3.81%) VBScript
7 3 (2.86%) ABAP
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VB6
9 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Degree
2 18 (17.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) ISEB
6 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.95%) APMP
8 1 (0.95%) MCP
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.90%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) IBM
3 11 (10.48%) SAP
4 7 (6.67%) VMware
5 5 (4.76%) Autodesk
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco
6 4 (3.81%) Dell
6 4 (3.81%) Remedy
7 3 (2.86%) BT
7 3 (2.86%) Lotus
7 3 (2.86%) Sage
7 3 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.90%) HP
8 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.95%) Apple
9 1 (0.95%) Citrix
9 1 (0.95%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.95%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.95%) Wyse
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