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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 778 738 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.73% 19.83% 16.33%
As % of the General category 54.10% 53.75% 48.20%
Number of salaries quoted 668 631 557
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1438 1373 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.32% 36.89% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1110 1086
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 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Stockport -4 40 £30,500 -23.75% 8
Salford +2 23 £32,500 -13.33%
Altrincham +9 21 £30,000 -11.76% 8
Bolton +11 12 £27,000 -40.00% 4
Cheadle +2 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Oldham +9 6 £50,000 -18.03% 2
Wigan -14 2 £27,500 +27.90% 2
Rochdale - 2 £70,000 - 1
Sale 0 1 - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £50,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 398 (23.70%) SQL
2 279 (16.62%) SQL Server
3 278 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (15.90%) Banking
5 229 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 222 (13.22%) Project Management
7 217 (12.92%) Windows
8 195 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
9 184 (10.96%) ITIL
10 176 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 171 (10.18%) Degree
12 169 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
13 166 (9.89%) Retail
14 158 (9.41%) .NET
15 156 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 156 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 150 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 140 (8.34%) C#
18 138 (8.22%) HTML
19 137 (8.16%) MS Excel
20 136 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
21 129 (7.68%) Data Analysis
21 129 (7.68%) Service Delivery
22 128 (7.62%) QA
23 122 (7.27%) Business Analysis
23 122 (7.27%) JavaScript
24 115 (6.85%) Oracle
25 113 (6.73%) T-SQL
26 110 (6.55%) CRM
27 106 (6.31%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 74 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.91%) IIS
3 31 (1.85%) SAS
4 27 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (0.71%) CMS
8 11 (0.66%) CICS
9 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.36%) JBoss
12 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.24%) WordPress
14 3 (0.18%) Drupal
14 3 (0.18%) Node.js
14 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 137 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 85 (5.06%) MS Office
3 40 (2.38%) PowerPivot
4 36 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (1.25%) MS Project
7 12 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.24%) InDesign
11 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
2 30 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 30 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
2 30 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 28 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
5 20 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 20 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 19 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (0.60%) Agresso
9 8 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.48%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.54%) Office 365
2 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.30%) Force.com
4 3 (0.18%) GitHub
5 2 (0.12%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.12%) CheetahMail
5 2 (0.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.060%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.93%) Firewall
2 45 (2.68%) LAN
3 43 (2.56%) WAN
4 24 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.43%) Wireless
5 21 (1.25%) Internet
6 19 (1.13%) DNS
6 19 (1.13%) SAN
7 13 (0.77%) DHCP
7 13 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.71%) SSL
9 8 (0.48%) MPLS
10 7 (0.42%) VLAN
10 7 (0.42%) Network Security
11 6 (0.36%) NAS
11 6 (0.36%) SMTP
11 6 (0.36%) ATM
12 4 (0.24%) VoIP
13 3 (0.18%) HTTP
13 3 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 156 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 150 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 78 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 64 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (2.68%) MySQL
9 35 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (2.03%) Big Data
11 27 (1.61%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.37%) OLAP
13 22 (1.31%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.01%) DB2
15 17 (1.01%) DataStage
15 17 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (0.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 36 (2.14%) Selenium
4 23 (1.37%) JIRA
5 22 (1.31%) NUnit
6 18 (1.07%) Subversion
6 18 (1.07%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.89%) WatiN
8 10 (0.60%) JUnit
9 8 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (0.48%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.42%) Grunt
11 6 (0.36%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.30%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.30%) Xcode
12 5 (0.30%) MSTest
13 4 (0.24%) QAComplete
13 4 (0.24%) Redmine
14 3 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
14 3 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 267 (15.90%) Banking
2 166 (9.89%) Retail
3 54 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.16%) Marketing
5 49 (2.92%) Financial Institution
6 39 (2.32%) Back Office
7 35 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.25%) Legal
9 20 (1.19%) Advertising
10 18 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.77%) Law
12 11 (0.66%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.60%) Games
14 5 (0.30%) Automotive
15 4 (0.24%) Electronics
15 4 (0.24%) Front Office
15 4 (0.24%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 387 (23.05%) Analyst
2 283 (16.86%) Developer
3 215 (12.81%) Project Manager
4 172 (10.24%) Business Analyst
5 109 (6.49%) Consultant
6 73 (4.35%) Architect
7 62 (3.69%) Test Analyst
8 60 (3.57%) DBA
9 55 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 55 (3.28%) MI Analyst
10 51 (3.04%) Senior Developer
11 49 (2.92%) Service Manager
12 43 (2.56%) .NET Developer
13 41 (2.44%) PHP Developer
14 40 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
15 39 (2.32%) IT Project Manager
15 39 (2.32%) Support Analyst
16 38 (2.26%) Senior Manager
16 38 (2.26%) Test Manager
16 38 (2.26%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (9.41%) .NET
2 138 (8.22%) HTML
3 106 (6.31%) CSS
4 65 (3.87%) XML
5 64 (3.81%) ASP.NET
6 58 (3.45%) jQuery
7 44 (2.62%) HTML5
8 38 (2.26%) Middleware
9 36 (2.14%) WCF
10 34 (2.03%) AngularJS
11 28 (1.67%) Web Services
12 26 (1.55%) CSS3
13 24 (1.43%) .NET Framework
14 22 (1.31%) J2EE
14 22 (1.31%) SOAP
15 20 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (1.19%) WPF
16 19 (1.13%) LINQ
17 18 (1.07%) Ajax
17 18 (1.07%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 195 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 42 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 28 (1.67%) User Experience
6 22 (1.31%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.31%) Statistics
7 20 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 16 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 13 (0.77%) NHS
9 13 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 12 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (0.71%) Clustering
10 12 (0.71%) Tandem
11 11 (0.66%) FMCG
12 8 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.48%) Economics
12 8 (0.48%) PMI
13 7 (0.42%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 217 (12.92%) Windows
2 59 (3.51%) UNIX
3 42 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (2.50%) Linux
4 34 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 29 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.73%) Android
6 26 (1.55%) Windows 8
6 26 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.24%) AIX
9 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.060%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (13.22%) Project Management
3 184 (10.96%) ITIL
4 176 (10.48%) PRINCE2
5 169 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 156 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 129 (7.68%) Data Analysis
7 129 (7.68%) Service Delivery
8 122 (7.27%) Business Analysis
9 110 (6.55%) CRM
10 102 (6.08%) OO
11 85 (5.06%) Change Management
12 83 (4.94%) Mentoring
13 78 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 77 (4.59%) Migration
15 73 (4.35%) ERP
16 67 (3.99%) Test Scripting
17 64 (3.81%) UML
17 64 (3.81%) Workflow
18 63 (3.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 398 (23.70%) SQL
2 140 (8.34%) C#
3 122 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 113 (6.73%) T-SQL
5 98 (5.84%) Java
6 60 (3.57%) PHP
7 37 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 35 (2.08%) VBA
9 34 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 29 (1.73%) VB
11 28 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.31%) C
13 20 (1.19%) Perl
14 18 (1.07%) C++
15 15 (0.89%) VB6
16 14 (0.83%) Python
17 13 (0.77%) ABAP
18 11 (0.66%) COBOL
19 9 (0.54%) JCL
20 6 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 171 (10.18%) Degree
2 84 (5.00%) ISEB
2 84 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 66 (3.93%) ISTQB
4 48 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 34 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (1.91%) VCP4
8 29 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (1.37%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.89%) ACCA
12 15 (0.89%) MCP
12 15 (0.89%) HND
12 15 (0.89%) PMP
13 11 (0.66%) MCSE
13 11 (0.66%) CCA
14 9 (0.54%) CIMA
15 8 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.62%) QA
2 53 (3.16%) SLA
3 12 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.66%) FATCA
5 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.060%) COBIT
8 1 (0.060%) MiFID
8 1 (0.060%) EMIR
8 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.060%) PMBOK
System Software
1 61 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.95%) XenApp
5 14 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.54%) vSphere
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (0.83%) SCCM
1 14 (0.83%) Data Guard
2 11 (0.66%) Foglight
3 7 (0.42%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.42%) SCOM
4 6 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.30%) WMI
5 5 (0.30%) WSUS
6 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.24%) Control-M
7 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.060%) SCSM
Vendors
1 229 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.85%) Oracle
3 62 (3.69%) SAP
4 56 (3.34%) Cisco
5 49 (2.92%) VMware
6 36 (2.14%) Teradata
6 36 (2.14%) Citrix
7 34 (2.03%) IBM
7 34 (2.03%) HP
8 29 (1.73%) EMC
9 27 (1.61%) NetApp
9 27 (1.61%) Business Objects
10 19 (1.13%) Symantec
11 17 (1.01%) Juniper
11 17 (1.01%) Tableau
12 16 (0.95%) CheckPoint
12 16 (0.95%) Wyse
13 15 (0.89%) Telerik
14 13 (0.77%) Cognos
14 13 (0.77%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Markit Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago