The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 183 181 179
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 2 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.44% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
ACCA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
955 900 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.96% 23.61% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 748 796 771
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACCA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ACCA
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACCA across the Manchester region.

ACCA Salary Trend in Manchester

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 11 (84.62%) CIMA
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) VB
3 6 (46.15%) ERP
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VBScript
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) SYSPRO
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) CISA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Accountant
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Support
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP BPC Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Cash Management
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-Procurement
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CIMA
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) AAT
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) SYSPRO
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
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