The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 887 728 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.00% 19.34% 16.24%
As % of the General category 52.64% 54.09% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 767 636 661
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1685 1346 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 35.76% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1420 1094 1239
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Finance
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Finance Salary Trend in Manchester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Manchester

Finance
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Stockport -6 39 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Salford -3 19 £37,750 +0.66% 1
Altrincham -5 18 £31,000 -27.05% 6
Cheadle +1 12 £39,000 +30.00% 2
Bolton +10 10 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Oldham +2 6 £62,960 +79.88%
Wigan -7 5 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Sale -2 3 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Rochdale - 3 £65,000 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 472 (26.76%) SQL
2 317 (17.97%) SQL Server
3 278 (15.76%) Banking
4 268 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (13.15%) Windows
6 225 (12.76%) Microsoft
7 219 (12.41%) ITIL
8 215 (12.19%) .NET
9 212 (12.02%) Degree
9 212 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
10 209 (11.85%) Project Management
11 200 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 200 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 190 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
13 183 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 170 (9.64%) C#
15 159 (9.01%) MS Excel
16 154 (8.73%) Retail
17 147 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 141 (7.99%) HTML
19 140 (7.94%) Service Delivery
20 133 (7.54%) PRINCE2
20 133 (7.54%) Oracle
21 131 (7.43%) T-SQL
21 131 (7.43%) JavaScript
22 128 (7.26%) Data Analysis
23 119 (6.75%) CRM
23 119 (6.75%) Java
23 119 (6.75%) ASP.NET
24 115 (6.52%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 79 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.32%) SAS
3 40 (2.27%) IIS
4 31 (1.76%) CICS
5 30 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 25 (1.42%) CMS
7 19 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.02%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.51%) Drupal
13 7 (0.40%) Node.js
14 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.28%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.23%) JBoss
16 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 159 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 76 (4.31%) MS Office
3 43 (2.44%) PowerPivot
4 23 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (1.19%) MS Project
7 7 (0.40%) SPSS
8 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.057%) InDesign
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.057%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 38 (2.15%) SAP FI
1 38 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 38 (2.15%) SAP CO
2 32 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.91%) Magento
6 15 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
7 13 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.45%) Agresso
11 7 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.08%) Office 365
2 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.057%) SaaS
4 1 (0.057%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.00%) Firewall
2 38 (2.15%) Internet
3 27 (1.53%) LAN
4 26 (1.47%) Wireless
5 23 (1.30%) WAN
6 19 (1.08%) SAN
7 18 (1.02%) DNS
8 17 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.62%) SSL
10 9 (0.51%) Intranet
10 9 (0.51%) SMTP
10 9 (0.51%) DHCP
10 9 (0.51%) NAS
11 7 (0.40%) Network Security
11 7 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.34%) ATM
13 5 (0.28%) VoIP
13 5 (0.28%) VPN
13 5 (0.28%) MPLS
13 5 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 200 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 200 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 147 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 100 (5.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 97 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 52 (2.95%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.38%) Big Data
8 42 (2.38%) DB2
9 34 (1.93%) Data Mining
10 33 (1.87%) OLAP
10 33 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
10 33 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 32 (1.81%) MySQL
12 26 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
15 19 (1.08%) DataStage
16 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 74 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (2.15%) Selenium
3 34 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.47%) NUnit
5 24 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.13%) Subversion
7 16 (0.91%) JUnit
7 16 (0.91%) JIRA
8 13 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (0.68%) WatiN
10 11 (0.62%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.57%) MSTest
12 9 (0.51%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.45%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.45%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.34%) Ant
15 5 (0.28%) LoadRunner
16 4 (0.23%) RequisitePro
16 4 (0.23%) TestPartner
16 4 (0.23%) QALoad
General
1 278 (15.76%) Banking
2 154 (8.73%) Retail
3 77 (4.37%) Marketing
4 58 (3.29%) Financial Institution
5 53 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.15%) Back Office
8 25 (1.42%) Advertising
9 20 (1.13%) Legal
10 11 (0.62%) Law
10 11 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.57%) Front Office
12 9 (0.51%) Automotive
12 9 (0.51%) Billing
13 8 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Publishing
14 6 (0.34%) Games
15 5 (0.28%) Electronics
16 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 410 (23.24%) Analyst
2 329 (18.65%) Developer
3 183 (10.37%) Project Manager
4 146 (8.28%) Business Analyst
5 114 (6.46%) Consultant
6 112 (6.35%) Architect
7 70 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 69 (3.91%) .NET Developer
9 66 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 59 (3.34%) MI Analyst
11 58 (3.29%) Test Analyst
12 55 (3.12%) DBA
13 51 (2.89%) Test Manager
14 47 (2.66%) Team Leader
15 43 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
16 42 (2.38%) Senior Manager
17 41 (2.32%) Support Analyst
17 41 (2.32%) Designer
18 34 (1.93%) Support Engineer
19 31 (1.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (12.19%) .NET
2 141 (7.99%) HTML
3 119 (6.75%) ASP.NET
4 106 (6.01%) CSS
5 102 (5.78%) XML
6 56 (3.17%) jQuery
7 53 (3.00%) WCF
8 47 (2.66%) Web Services
9 39 (2.21%) J2EE
9 39 (2.21%) Middleware
10 37 (2.10%) .NET Framework
11 33 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (1.70%) XSLT
13 29 (1.64%) HTML5
13 29 (1.64%) LINQ
14 24 (1.36%) WPF
15 22 (1.25%) WinForms
16 21 (1.19%) Ajax
16 21 (1.19%) CSS3
17 20 (1.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 190 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.74%) Mainframe
4 35 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 34 (1.93%) Statistics
6 28 (1.59%) Data Extraction
7 25 (1.42%) Mathematics
8 17 (0.96%) User Experience
8 17 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
9 15 (0.85%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.68%) Tandem
10 12 (0.68%) PMI
10 12 (0.68%) Social Media
10 12 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.62%) Clustering
12 10 (0.57%) Open Source
12 10 (0.57%) FMCG
12 10 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.51%) W3C
13 9 (0.51%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 232 (13.15%) Windows
2 82 (4.65%) UNIX
3 59 (3.34%) Linux
4 44 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 16 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.74%) Android
9 10 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.57%) VMS
9 10 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.34%) AIX
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (12.41%) ITIL
3 212 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
4 209 (11.85%) Project Management
5 183 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 140 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 133 (7.54%) PRINCE2
8 128 (7.26%) Data Analysis
9 119 (6.75%) CRM
10 114 (6.46%) OO
11 107 (6.07%) Mentoring
12 84 (4.76%) Coaching
12 84 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 83 (4.71%) Analytics
14 82 (4.65%) Change Management
15 78 (4.42%) Software Testing
16 77 (4.37%) Migration
16 77 (4.37%) MVC
17 75 (4.25%) UML
17 75 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 472 (26.76%) SQL
2 170 (9.64%) C#
3 131 (7.43%) JavaScript
3 131 (7.43%) T-SQL
4 119 (6.75%) Java
5 67 (3.80%) VB.NET
6 40 (2.27%) VBA
6 40 (2.27%) Perl
7 34 (1.93%) COBOL
7 34 (1.93%) VB
8 31 (1.76%) PHP
9 28 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.47%) C
11 25 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.30%) Python
13 17 (0.96%) VB6
14 14 (0.79%) JCL
15 13 (0.74%) C++
16 9 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 212 (12.02%) Degree
2 83 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.91%) ISEB
4 62 (3.51%) ISTQB
5 49 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 24 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.91%) CCA
11 15 (0.85%) PMP
11 15 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 12 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (0.68%) HND
14 11 (0.62%) ACCA
14 11 (0.62%) MCITP
15 10 (0.57%) MCTS
15 10 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.52%) QA
2 45 (2.55%) SLA
3 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) FATCA
7 3 (0.17%) BS25999
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.79%) XenApp
6 10 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.45%) vSphere
7 8 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.057%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (0.96%) Data Guard
2 15 (0.85%) Foglight
3 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.28%) WMI
5 5 (0.28%) WSUS
5 5 (0.28%) SCCM
6 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.17%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.17%) Puppet
7 3 (0.17%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.17%) CA Endevor
7 3 (0.17%) Control-M
7 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.11%) SCOM
8 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 225 (12.76%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.54%) Oracle
3 69 (3.91%) SAP
4 50 (2.83%) VMware
5 46 (2.61%) Cisco
6 40 (2.27%) IBM
7 36 (2.04%) HP
8 35 (1.98%) Teradata
9 33 (1.87%) Citrix
10 32 (1.81%) Business Objects
11 23 (1.30%) EMC
12 22 (1.25%) NetApp
13 19 (1.08%) Symantec
14 18 (1.02%) Juniper
15 17 (0.96%) Tableau
16 15 (0.85%) F5
16 15 (0.85%) Imperva
17 14 (0.79%) Zend
18 12 (0.68%) Telerik
18 12 (0.68%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + OTE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £21216 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Heinz
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowances
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago