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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 95 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.18% 11.98% 8.37%
As % of the General category 44.19% 32.93% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 40 38
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,000 £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
215 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.63% 36.38% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 175 120 143
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £68,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -8 23 £37,500 - 2
Burnley +8 13 £39,000 -8.23%
Lytham St Annes 0 13 £33,750 - 1
Chorley +5 12 £38,000 -
Blackburn -5 8 £42,000 +86.66% 1
Blackpool -10 4 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Nelson - 4 £34,250 -
Lancaster +5 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.38%) SQL
3 28 (19.31%) Project Management
4 27 (18.62%) Oracle
5 26 (17.93%) Java
5 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (17.24%) QA
7 22 (15.17%) E-Commerce
8 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 20 (13.79%) Degree
9 19 (13.10%) Selenium
9 19 (13.10%) QMS
9 19 (13.10%) WebDriver
10 18 (12.41%) .NET
10 18 (12.41%) HTML
11 17 (11.72%) Manufacturing
12 16 (11.03%) VMware
12 16 (11.03%) C#
12 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
12 16 (11.03%) CSS
12 16 (11.03%) Windows
12 16 (11.03%) Test Scripting
13 15 (10.34%) Retail
14 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
15 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
15 13 (8.97%) Programme Management
15 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.97%) Windows XP
15 13 (8.97%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (4.14%) FileNet
2 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.07%) IIS
4 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS Office
3 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.76%) Agresso
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.38%) Exstream
5 1 (0.69%) HFM
5 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) NAS
2 1 (0.69%) WebEx
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) PBX
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.07%) MySQL
7 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.69%) Essbase
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) MS Access
8 1 (0.69%) OLAP
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Selenium
1 19 (13.10%) WebDriver
2 4 (2.76%) JIRA
3 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (11.72%) Manufacturing
2 15 (10.34%) Retail
3 10 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.90%) Marketing
4 7 (4.83%) Electronics
5 4 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.76%) Back Office
5 4 (2.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Analyst
2 34 (23.45%) Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Test Analyst
3 26 (17.93%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.03%) .NET Developer
5 9 (6.21%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (6.21%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (5.52%) Delphi Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.52%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (5.52%) Consultant
7 7 (4.83%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) Junior
8 6 (4.14%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.45%) IT Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.45%) Architect
9 5 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) HTML
1 18 (12.41%) .NET
2 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
2 16 (11.03%) CSS
3 11 (7.59%) WCF
4 9 (6.21%) jQuery
5 8 (5.52%) DCOM
6 7 (4.83%) XML
7 5 (3.45%) XSLT
8 3 (2.07%) SOAP
9 2 (1.38%) Struts
9 2 (1.38%) Web Services
9 2 (1.38%) JSP
9 2 (1.38%) Servlets
9 2 (1.38%) EJB
9 2 (1.38%) J2EE
9 2 (1.38%) HTML5
9 2 (1.38%) CSS3
9 2 (1.38%) JMS
9 2 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.52%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.83%) DTV
4 7 (4.83%) Life Science
5 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Statistics
6 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Windows
2 13 (8.97%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.31%) Project Management
3 22 (15.17%) E-Commerce
4 19 (13.10%) QMS
5 16 (11.03%) Test Scripting
6 13 (8.97%) Programme Management
7 12 (8.28%) MVC
8 11 (7.59%) Migration
8 11 (7.59%) Logistics
8 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (7.59%) Automation Testing
9 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.90%) ERP
9 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.21%) ITIL
10 9 (6.21%) Use Case
11 8 (5.52%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.52%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.38%) SQL
2 26 (17.93%) Java
3 16 (11.03%) C#
4 13 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.52%) Delphi
5 8 (5.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.38%) C
6 2 (1.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) VB6
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) ISEB
3 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.07%) CCNA
6 3 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.38%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.38%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (1.38%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.38%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.69%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.24%) QA
2 9 (6.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.07%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Oracle
2 16 (11.03%) VMware
3 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.28%) SAP
4 12 (8.28%) Citrix
5 10 (6.90%) Juniper
6 8 (5.52%) HP
7 6 (4.14%) Cisco
8 5 (3.45%) JDA
8 5 (3.45%) RedPrairie
9 4 (2.76%) Nortel
9 4 (2.76%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.07%) IBM
10 3 (2.07%) Informatica
10 3 (2.07%) BT
10 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.38%) webMethods
11 2 (1.38%) Sophos
11 2 (1.38%) Dell
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
NES IT
Salary: Car etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago