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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 921 748 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.10% 20.10% 15.39%
As % of the General category 55.38% 54.40% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 819 663 513
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £55,000
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
1663 1375 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.91% 36.95% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1115 1132
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Altrincham +5 43 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Stockport -17 16 £32,750 -18.12% 16
Cheadle +1 12 £45,000 +57.89% 3
Rochdale -3 7 £45,000 -26.82% 2
Bolton +15 6 £28,250 -33.52% 2
Oldham +2 6 £55,480 +63.17% 2
Salford -7 5 £43,500 +20.00% 2
Bury -13 5 £24,000 -53.17% 1
Wigan -7 1 £42,500 +71.71% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 471 (27.37%) SQL
2 331 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 256 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (14.70%) Banking
5 230 (13.36%) Degree
6 225 (13.07%) .NET
7 212 (12.32%) Microsoft
8 202 (11.74%) ITIL
9 194 (11.27%) Project Management
10 190 (11.04%) C#
11 188 (10.92%) Windows
12 185 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
12 185 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
13 180 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 171 (9.94%) MS Excel
15 168 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 159 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
17 156 (9.06%) ASP.NET
18 147 (8.54%) Retail
19 145 (8.43%) Business Analysis
20 137 (7.96%) Service Delivery
21 136 (7.90%) Oracle
22 133 (7.73%) Data Analysis
23 131 (7.61%) HTML
24 126 (7.32%) JavaScript
25 125 (7.26%) PRINCE2
26 118 (6.86%) T-SQL
26 118 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
27 112 (6.51%) Java
28 109 (6.33%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 53 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.09%) SAS
3 35 (2.03%) IIS
4 29 (1.69%) CICS
5 22 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.28%) CMS
6 19 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.64%) Drupal
10 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.46%) Node.js
11 8 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.41%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
13 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 171 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 59 (3.43%) MS Office
3 24 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 17 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.99%) MS Project
5 10 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.52%) SPSS
6 9 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 41 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 41 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 41 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 28 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
5 23 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 21 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 21 (1.22%) Oracle Assets
7 18 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
7 18 (1.05%) Magento
7 18 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
10 13 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 11 (0.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 11 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.22%) Office 365
2 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.058%) PaaS
4 1 (0.058%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.058%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.44%) Internet
2 22 (1.28%) Firewall
3 20 (1.16%) SAN
4 15 (0.87%) Wireless
5 13 (0.76%) DNS
6 12 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.58%) LAN
7 10 (0.58%) Intranet
8 9 (0.52%) SMTP
9 8 (0.46%) NAS
10 6 (0.35%) WAN
10 6 (0.35%) VPN
11 5 (0.29%) LDAP
12 4 (0.23%) Broadband
12 4 (0.23%) VoIP
12 4 (0.23%) SSL
12 4 (0.23%) Network Security
12 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.17%) GSM
14 2 (0.12%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 180 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 168 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 84 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (2.85%) DB2
9 45 (2.61%) Relational Database
10 34 (1.98%) Data Mining
11 30 (1.74%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.69%) Big Data
13 27 (1.57%) MongoDB
14 24 (1.39%) OLAP
15 23 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 23 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (1.28%) MySQL
17 21 (1.22%) Hadoop
18 19 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
19 16 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 65 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.98%) Selenium
4 25 (1.45%) NUnit
5 16 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (0.70%) MSTest
7 11 (0.64%) JUnit
7 11 (0.64%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.58%) JIRA
9 9 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.46%) Toad
10 8 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.46%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.41%) Ant
12 6 (0.35%) Subversion
13 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.23%) TestPartner
14 4 (0.23%) ProC
14 4 (0.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 253 (14.70%) Banking
2 147 (8.54%) Retail
3 101 (5.87%) Marketing
4 57 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 44 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.92%) Back Office
8 30 (1.74%) Billing
9 22 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 22 (1.28%) Legal
10 21 (1.22%) Advertising
11 19 (1.10%) Front Office
11 19 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.64%) Automotive
13 9 (0.52%) Law
14 5 (0.29%) Publishing
14 5 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Games
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 467 (27.14%) Analyst
2 315 (18.30%) Developer
3 191 (11.10%) Business Analyst
4 159 (9.24%) Consultant
5 134 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 88 (5.11%) Architect
7 72 (4.18%) .NET Developer
8 60 (3.49%) Senior Developer
9 59 (3.43%) Team Leader
10 56 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 48 (2.79%) DBA
11 48 (2.79%) Test Analyst
12 45 (2.61%) C# Developer
12 45 (2.61%) MI Analyst
13 43 (2.50%) Software Developer
13 43 (2.50%) Support Analyst
14 41 (2.38%) Test Manager
15 39 (2.27%) Data Analyst
15 39 (2.27%) Implementation Consultant
16 38 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (13.07%) .NET
2 156 (9.06%) ASP.NET
3 131 (7.61%) HTML
4 109 (6.33%) XML
5 105 (6.10%) CSS
6 61 (3.54%) WCF
7 58 (3.37%) jQuery
8 55 (3.20%) Web Services
9 50 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 36 (2.09%) J2EE
12 32 (1.86%) XSLT
13 31 (1.80%) LINQ
14 28 (1.63%) Middleware
15 26 (1.51%) HTML5
16 23 (1.34%) WPF
16 23 (1.34%) WinForms
17 21 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 19 (1.10%) Java EE
19 17 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 54 (3.14%) Mainframe
4 34 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 32 (1.86%) Data Extraction
6 27 (1.57%) Statistics
6 27 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 17 (0.99%) PMI
8 15 (0.87%) User Experience
9 14 (0.81%) Clustering
10 12 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (0.64%) Data Integration
11 11 (0.64%) Social Media
12 10 (0.58%) Open Source
12 10 (0.58%) W3C
13 8 (0.46%) VSAM
14 7 (0.41%) Data Conversion
14 7 (0.41%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.41%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 188 (10.92%) Windows
2 79 (4.59%) UNIX
3 63 (3.66%) Linux
4 34 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.58%) Windows 2000
7 10 (0.58%) VMS
8 9 (0.52%) AIX
8 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.46%) Android
10 7 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.058%) zOS
14 1 (0.058%) MVS
14 1 (0.058%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (11.74%) ITIL
3 194 (11.27%) Project Management
4 185 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
5 159 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (8.43%) Business Analysis
7 137 (7.96%) Service Delivery
8 133 (7.73%) Data Analysis
9 125 (7.26%) PRINCE2
10 105 (6.10%) OO
10 105 (6.10%) Mentoring
11 96 (5.58%) CRM
12 90 (5.23%) Coaching
13 88 (5.11%) MVC
14 84 (4.88%) Software Testing
15 82 (4.76%) Analytics
16 81 (4.71%) Data Modelling
17 77 (4.47%) E-Commerce
18 69 (4.01%) Migration
19 67 (3.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 471 (27.37%) SQL
2 190 (11.04%) C#
3 126 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 118 (6.86%) T-SQL
5 112 (6.51%) Java
6 78 (4.53%) VB.NET
7 41 (2.38%) VBA
8 40 (2.32%) Perl
9 39 (2.27%) VB
10 33 (1.92%) COBOL
11 25 (1.45%) C
12 21 (1.22%) PHP
13 20 (1.16%) Python
14 17 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.81%) VB6
17 10 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.58%) C++
18 9 (0.52%) JCL
19 7 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 230 (13.36%) Degree
2 74 (4.30%) ISEB
3 61 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 33 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 31 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 19 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 12 (0.70%) CCA
11 12 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.64%) CIMA
13 10 (0.58%) ACCA
14 8 (0.46%) MCTS
14 8 (0.46%) MCITP
14 8 (0.46%) CISSP
15 6 (0.35%) MCP
15 6 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 5 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.65%) QA
2 33 (1.92%) SLA
3 13 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) BS25999
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.058%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.46%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.41%) XenApp
6 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.058%) XenServer
9 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 15 (0.87%) Foglight
4 9 (0.52%) SCCM
5 8 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.23%) Puppet
9 3 (0.17%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.17%) SCOM
9 3 (0.17%) CA Endevor
9 3 (0.17%) OpenView
9 3 (0.17%) Control-M
9 3 (0.17%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.058%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.058%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 212 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 136 (7.90%) Oracle
3 71 (4.13%) SAP
4 35 (2.03%) HP
5 29 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 26 (1.51%) VMware
7 24 (1.39%) Teradata
7 24 (1.39%) Cisco
7 24 (1.39%) Citrix
8 21 (1.22%) IBM
9 19 (1.10%) Sage
10 15 (0.87%) Sybase
10 15 (0.87%) Imperva
11 14 (0.81%) Zend
12 12 (0.70%) F5
12 12 (0.70%) Juniper
13 11 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
14 10 (0.58%) Pegasus
15 9 (0.52%) EMC
15 9 (0.52%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + car, healthcare, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £6k car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Berwick Partners
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago