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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 14 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Finance 54 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.92% 11.83% 6.80%
As % of the General category 50.00% 39.47% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 32
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £29,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
108 152 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.84% 29.98% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 128 139
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,300 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 20 £34,250 -8.66% 3
Blackpool +11 11 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Burnley -2 4 £32,500 -16.66% 1
Chorley -9 3 - - 1
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £15,015 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (46.60%) .NET
2 45 (43.69%) C#
2 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
3 44 (42.72%) SDLC
4 41 (39.81%) ASP.NET
5 39 (37.86%) SQL Server
6 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
7 36 (34.95%) Web Development
8 35 (33.98%) CSS
9 34 (33.01%) MVC
9 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (31.07%) Unit Testing
11 29 (28.16%) Web Services
12 28 (27.18%) .NET Framework
12 28 (27.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (26.21%) WCF
14 26 (25.24%) SQL
15 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (23.30%) Mentoring
17 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (19.42%) VB
18 20 (19.42%) Coaching
19 19 (18.45%) jQuery
20 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (16.50%) Degree
22 16 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 15 (14.56%) Project Management
24 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
25 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) CMS
2 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.88%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.88%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (3.88%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.97%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) DNS
1 2 (1.94%) HTTP
1 2 (1.94%) Network Security
1 2 (1.94%) SSL
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (27.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.80%) QlikView
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) Big Data
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.94%) MS Access
9 2 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.71%) Advertising
2 9 (8.74%) Back Office
2 9 (8.74%) Legal
3 8 (7.77%) Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.88%) Front Office
5 4 (3.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (45.63%) Developer
2 32 (31.07%) .NET Developer
2 32 (31.07%) Web Developer
3 30 (29.13%) .NET Web Developer
4 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 28 (27.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 28 (27.18%) C# Developer
5 27 (26.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (26.21%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (16.50%) Analyst
7 14 (13.59%) Project Manager
8 12 (11.65%) Development Team Leader
8 12 (11.65%) Team Leader
9 11 (10.68%) Senior Manager
9 11 (10.68%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (6.80%) Architect
10 7 (6.80%) Business Change Manager
10 7 (6.80%) Business Change Project Manager
10 7 (6.80%) Finance Project Manager
10 7 (6.80%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) .NET
2 41 (39.81%) ASP.NET
3 35 (33.98%) CSS
4 34 (33.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (28.16%) Web Services
6 28 (27.18%) .NET Framework
7 27 (26.21%) WCF
8 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (18.45%) jQuery
10 16 (15.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (7.77%) HTML
12 8 (7.77%) XML
13 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 3 (2.91%) Backbone.js
15 3 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (2.91%) YUI
16 2 (1.94%) HTML5
16 2 (1.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) BYOD
7 1 (0.97%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.97%) Life Science
7 1 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) SDLC
2 36 (34.95%) Web Development
3 34 (33.01%) MVC
4 32 (31.07%) Unit Testing
5 24 (23.30%) Mentoring
6 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (19.42%) Coaching
8 18 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (14.56%) Project Management
10 12 (11.65%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.71%) CRM
11 10 (9.71%) ITIL
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.77%) OOD
12 8 (7.77%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.77%) Scrum
13 7 (6.80%) Business Transformation
13 7 (6.80%) Document Management
13 7 (6.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.69%) C#
2 38 (36.89%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.24%) SQL
4 20 (19.42%) VB
5 10 (9.71%) VB6
6 8 (7.77%) VBA
7 7 (6.80%) C
8 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.88%) Java
9 4 (3.88%) VBScript
10 3 (2.91%) PHP
11 2 (1.94%) Perl
11 2 (1.94%) R
12 1 (0.97%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.91%) CISA
3 3 (2.91%) CISM
3 3 (2.91%) CISSP
3 3 (2.91%) HND
3 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) SAP
3 5 (4.85%) Hyperion
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) CA
5 2 (1.94%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) Sage
5 2 (1.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.97%) Avaya
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) Epicor
6 1 (0.97%) Infor
6 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
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