The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 61 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.32% 8.54% 12.66%
As % of the General category 40.94% 25.00% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 69
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £55,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 164 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.53% 34.17% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 111 144 208
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,303 £23,850 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 22 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Burnley - 9 £55,000 -
Lancaster +12 6 £32,250 -22.28% 1
Chorley +4 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Blackpool +4 1 - - 3
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £62,500 +78.57%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
2 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
3 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.50%) .NET
4 15 (14.56%) C#
4 15 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
5 14 (13.59%) Java
5 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
6 13 (12.62%) Project Management
7 12 (11.65%) MS Office
7 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
7 12 (11.65%) Degree
7 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.68%) TDD
8 11 (10.68%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.68%) UML
8 11 (10.68%) J2EE
9 10 (9.71%) SQL
9 10 (9.71%) ITIL
9 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
10 9 (8.74%) Scrum
10 9 (8.74%) RAD
10 9 (8.74%) PHP
10 9 (8.74%) Oracle
11 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
11 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.77%) Change Management
11 8 (7.77%) Business Transformation
11 8 (7.77%) User Stories

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.94%) IIS
1 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.65%) MS Office
3 10 (9.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (5.83%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.83%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
1 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) Selenium
2 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
1 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
1 6 (5.83%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Analyst
2 29 (28.16%) Business Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.71%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Change Manager
6 8 (7.77%) Change Project Manager
7 7 (6.80%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Sales Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Account Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Account Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) .NET
2 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.68%) J2EE
4 6 (5.83%) XML
5 5 (4.85%) Web Services
5 5 (4.85%) HTML
6 4 (3.88%) WCF
7 3 (2.91%) SOAP
8 2 (1.94%) Struts
8 2 (1.94%) CSS
8 2 (1.94%) Servlets
8 2 (1.94%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.94%) Classic ASP
8 2 (1.94%) XSLT
8 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.94%) Spring
8 2 (1.94%) JSF
8 2 (1.94%) LINQ
8 2 (1.94%) OC4J
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Thin Client
1 4 (3.88%) BBC
1 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
1 4 (3.88%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.94%) AS400
3 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.97%) Derivative
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
2 15 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (12.62%) Project Management
4 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.68%) TDD
5 11 (10.68%) Waterfall
5 11 (10.68%) UML
6 10 (9.71%) ITIL
7 9 (8.74%) Scrum
7 9 (8.74%) RAD
8 8 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.77%) Change Management
8 8 (7.77%) Business Transformation
8 8 (7.77%) User Stories
9 7 (6.80%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.80%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (6.80%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.80%) Six Sigma
10 6 (5.83%) CRM
10 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) C#
2 14 (13.59%) Java
3 10 (9.71%) SQL
4 9 (8.74%) PHP
5 6 (5.83%) C
6 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.91%) ISEB
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) CISA
4 2 (1.94%) CISM
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) Siebel
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) Capita
7 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Connect HR
Salary: £60,000 OTE Plus beneifts
Posted: 7 days ago
Skelmersdale
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insur, mob
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago