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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Finance 57 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.38% 6.63% 12.67%
As % of the General category 38.00% 21.02% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 52
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £50,000 £65,000
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
150 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.94% 31.53% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 126 139 147
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £65,000 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Chorley +5 14 £33,500 +34.00% 1
Lytham St Annes 0 9 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Blackpool -6 3 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Accrington - 3 £35,000 - 3
Blackburn -6 2 £42,000 +88.76%
Burnley - 2 £39,000 -
Nelson - 2 £39,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.26%) SQL
3 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
4 24 (17.65%) .NET
4 24 (17.65%) Java
4 24 (17.65%) Project Management
5 23 (16.91%) C#
5 23 (16.91%) HTML
6 22 (16.18%) Oracle
7 21 (15.44%) CSS
8 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 20 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (13.97%) QA
10 18 (13.24%) Degree
10 18 (13.24%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.24%) Windows
11 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.50%) MVC
11 17 (12.50%) Selenium
11 17 (12.50%) QMS
11 17 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 16 (11.76%) WCF
12 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 16 (11.76%) Manufacturing
12 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.76%) VMware
13 15 (11.03%) jQuery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.94%) FileNet
2 4 (2.94%) IIS
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.35%) MS Office
4 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.94%) Agresso
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.74%) HFM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) WebEx
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) PBX
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.15%) QlikView
4 6 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.21%) MySQL
8 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.74%) Essbase
9 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Selenium
1 17 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 2 (1.47%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 16 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.62%) Marketing
3 7 (5.15%) Electronics
4 6 (4.41%) Retail
5 4 (2.94%) Banking
5 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (28.68%) Analyst
2 37 (27.21%) Developer
3 22 (16.18%) Project Manager
4 21 (15.44%) Test Analyst
5 20 (14.71%) .NET Developer
6 11 (8.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Consultant
8 7 (5.15%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Junior
10 5 (3.68%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.68%) IT Services Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.68%) IT Services Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) .NET
2 23 (16.91%) HTML
3 21 (15.44%) CSS
4 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 16 (11.76%) WCF
6 15 (11.03%) jQuery
7 8 (5.88%) DCOM
8 6 (4.41%) XML
9 4 (2.94%) XSLT
9 4 (2.94%) SOAP
9 4 (2.94%) HTML5
10 2 (1.47%) CSS3
10 2 (1.47%) Struts
10 2 (1.47%) Web Services
10 2 (1.47%) JSP
10 2 (1.47%) Servlets
10 2 (1.47%) EJB
10 2 (1.47%) J2EE
10 2 (1.47%) Spring
10 2 (1.47%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.15%) DTV
6 5 (3.68%) Statistics
6 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.94%) Life Science
7 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exalytics
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Windows
2 14 (10.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.65%) Project Management
3 20 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.50%) MVC
4 17 (12.50%) QMS
5 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.56%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.56%) Automation Testing
7 12 (8.82%) Migration
8 11 (8.09%) ERP
9 10 (7.35%) ITIL
10 9 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.88%) OOD
12 7 (5.15%) Logistics
12 7 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.15%) Data Transformation
12 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.26%) SQL
2 24 (17.65%) Java
3 23 (16.91%) C#
4 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.88%) Delphi
5 8 (5.88%) VB
5 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) VBA
6 2 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.41%) ISEB
5 4 (2.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.21%) CCNA
7 2 (1.47%) OCPJWCD
7 2 (1.47%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.47%) OCMJD
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.47%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ACCA
8 1 (0.74%) MCP
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.97%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) SCCM
1 2 (1.47%) SCOM
1 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (16.18%) Oracle
2 17 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.76%) VMware
4 11 (8.09%) Citrix
5 10 (7.35%) Juniper
5 10 (7.35%) SAP
6 5 (3.68%) Cisco
6 5 (3.68%) RedPrairie
6 5 (3.68%) JDA
7 4 (2.94%) Nortel
7 4 (2.94%) HP
8 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.21%) Autodesk
8 3 (2.21%) BT
9 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.47%) Remedy
9 2 (1.47%) Sophos
9 2 (1.47%) Dell
9 2 (1.47%) Sun
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
NES IT
Salary: Car etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: (uncapped) + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 19 days ago