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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 15 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Finance 79 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.40% 15.37% 8.27%
As % of the General category 42.25% 40.88% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 39
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 £28,700 £26,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £56,200 £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
187 159 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.45% 37.59% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 153 111 138
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 20 £35,000 -16.16% 7
Burnley +6 12 £30,000 -45.45%
Chorley +5 11 £45,250 - 1
Lytham St Annes -1 8 £35,700 - 1
Blackburn -4 7 £42,000 +47.36%
Lancaster -1 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Blackpool -9 2 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Nelson - 2 £29,500 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.43%) Project Management
3 26 (20.63%) SQL
4 21 (16.67%) Java
4 21 (16.67%) Oracle
4 21 (16.67%) QA
4 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (15.08%) Degree
6 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
7 15 (11.90%) Selenium
7 15 (11.90%) Manufacturing
7 15 (11.90%) QMS
7 15 (11.90%) WebDriver
8 14 (11.11%) Retail
8 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 13 (10.32%) .NET
9 13 (10.32%) HTML
9 13 (10.32%) Windows
9 13 (10.32%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.32%) VMware
10 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 11 (8.73%) Windows XP
11 11 (8.73%) C#
11 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.73%) CSS
11 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.73%) Programme Management
11 11 (8.73%) Logistics
11 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.76%) FileNet
2 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.59%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Office
3 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.59%) Exstream
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.59%) Agresso
4 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Skype
2 1 (0.79%) WebEx
2 1 (0.79%) NAS
2 1 (0.79%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) PBX
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Selenium
1 15 (11.90%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.35%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Electronics
5 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (26.98%) Analyst
2 27 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 26 (20.63%) Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Test Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Delphi Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Junior
9 5 (3.97%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.97%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
1 13 (10.32%) HTML
2 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET
2 11 (8.73%) CSS
3 7 (5.56%) XML
4 6 (4.76%) WCF
4 6 (4.76%) DCOM
5 5 (3.97%) jQuery
6 4 (3.17%) XSLT
7 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.59%) Java SE
7 2 (1.59%) Java EE
7 2 (1.59%) JMS
7 2 (1.59%) J2EE
7 2 (1.59%) EJB
7 2 (1.59%) JSP
7 2 (1.59%) Servlets
7 2 (1.59%) SOAP
7 2 (1.59%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.56%) Life Science
4 6 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.97%) DTV
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.97%) Statistics
6 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) BYOD
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Windows
2 11 (8.73%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) UNIX
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.43%) Project Management
3 16 (12.70%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.90%) QMS
5 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.32%) Test Scripting
7 11 (8.73%) Programme Management
7 11 (8.73%) Logistics
8 9 (7.14%) Use Case
8 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.35%) Service Management
9 8 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.35%) ITIL
9 8 (6.35%) ERP
9 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.35%) UML
9 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.56%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.63%) SQL
2 21 (16.67%) Java
3 11 (8.73%) C#
4 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.76%) Delphi
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
6 2 (1.59%) C
7 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) ISEB
3 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) CISM
5 2 (1.59%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (1.59%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.59%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.59%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CCNA
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.79%) ACCA
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (6.35%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.38%) vSphere
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) VMware
3 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.94%) Citrix
5 9 (7.14%) SAP
6 8 (6.35%) HP
6 8 (6.35%) Juniper
7 5 (3.97%) RedPrairie
7 5 (3.97%) JDA
7 5 (3.97%) Cisco
8 3 (2.38%) Nortel
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) BT
9 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.59%) Informatica
9 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.59%) Avaya
9 2 (1.59%) Software AG
9 2 (1.59%) Sun
9 2 (1.59%) Dell
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible benefits - Health, pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Test-Direct
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
MESM
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + annual performance related bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Flexible benefits - Health, pension
Posted: 20 days ago
Preston
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago