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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 601 807 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.02% 20.31% 18.18%
As % of the General category 47.81% 51.04% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 489 631 672
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,400
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 Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1257 1581 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.69% 39.78% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1215 1304
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Salford +15 19 £35,000 -6.66%
Stockport -10 18 £29,750 -20.66% 11
Altrincham -8 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bolton +11 7 £37,500 - 3
Cheadle -5 6 £30,000 -18.91%
Sale -2 4 £21,750 -28.68% 2
Rochdale -4 4 £100,000 +115.05% 1
Oldham - 4 £50,000 - 2
Wigan -1 1 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 265 (19.79%) SQL
2 250 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (17.18%) Project Management
4 220 (16.43%) PRINCE2
5 212 (15.83%) SQL Server
6 210 (15.68%) Degree
7 208 (15.53%) Banking
8 189 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (14.04%) Microsoft
10 165 (12.32%) .NET
11 162 (12.10%) Windows
12 158 (11.80%) Business Analysis
13 137 (10.23%) C#
14 136 (10.16%) Retail
15 125 (9.34%) ITIL
16 122 (9.11%) Java
16 122 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 120 (8.96%) MS Excel
18 108 (8.07%) SDLC
19 107 (7.99%) JavaScript
19 107 (7.99%) HTML
19 107 (7.99%) QA
20 104 (7.77%) Data Analysis
21 102 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
22 91 (6.80%) Change Management
23 90 (6.72%) Oracle
23 90 (6.72%) OO
24 85 (6.35%) CSS
24 85 (6.35%) Mentoring
25 83 (6.20%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.09%) WebSphere
3 17 (1.27%) CMS
4 13 (0.97%) IIS
5 11 (0.82%) SAS
6 8 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (0.52%) CICS
8 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.30%) WordPress
10 4 (0.30%) Confluence
11 3 (0.22%) JBoss
12 2 (0.15%) Apache
12 2 (0.15%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 120 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.97%) MS Office
3 29 (2.17%) MS Project
4 24 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.075%) InDesign
9 1 (0.075%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 34 (2.54%) SAP FI
1 34 (2.54%) SAP CO
2 33 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 21 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
8 11 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.75%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.75%) Markit EDM
10 9 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.67%) SAP SD
11 8 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (0.45%) Agresso
12 6 (0.45%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.37%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.82%) Office 365
3 8 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.52%) SaaS
5 6 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.37%) Force.com
6 5 (0.37%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.075%) PaaS
8 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.58%) WAN
2 39 (2.91%) Firewall
3 37 (2.76%) LAN
4 26 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.64%) Internet
6 20 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (1.49%) VoIP
7 18 (1.34%) Wireless
8 15 (1.12%) DNS
9 14 (1.05%) VPN
10 11 (0.82%) SAN
11 10 (0.75%) ATM
12 9 (0.67%) WLAN
12 9 (0.67%) DHCP
12 9 (0.67%) HTTP
12 9 (0.67%) MPLS
12 9 (0.67%) Network Security
13 8 (0.60%) DVB
13 8 (0.60%) UMTS
13 8 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (2.39%) MySQL
6 32 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (1.72%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.75%) QlikView
14 9 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.60%) MS Access
15 8 (0.60%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 56 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.36%) NUnit
3 32 (2.39%) Selenium
4 25 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.57%) JIRA
6 19 (1.42%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.19%) Subversion
8 14 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.05%) ClearCase
9 13 (0.97%) HP UFT
9 13 (0.97%) MSTest
10 11 (0.82%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.75%) WatiN
11 10 (0.75%) Grunt
11 10 (0.75%) gulp
12 9 (0.67%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.60%) NetBeans
14 6 (0.45%) Toad
14 6 (0.45%) Ant
15 5 (0.37%) WebLOAD
General
1 208 (15.53%) Banking
2 136 (10.16%) Retail
3 75 (5.60%) Marketing
4 52 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.69%) Retail Banking
6 34 (2.54%) Legal
7 27 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.87%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.87%) Law
9 19 (1.42%) General Ledger
10 16 (1.19%) Back Office
11 10 (0.75%) Automotive
12 8 (0.60%) Electronics
12 8 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.60%) Games
13 7 (0.52%) Advertising
14 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.37%) Billing
16 4 (0.30%) Publishing
17 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (24.94%) Analyst
2 225 (16.80%) Developer
3 173 (12.92%) Project Manager
4 160 (11.95%) Business Analyst
5 103 (7.69%) Consultant
6 52 (3.88%) C# Developer
7 49 (3.66%) Software Developer
7 49 (3.66%) Financial Business Analyst
7 49 (3.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 44 (3.29%) PHP Developer
9 40 (2.99%) Software Engineer
10 37 (2.76%) .NET Developer
10 37 (2.76%) Service Manager
11 35 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 35 (2.61%) Tester
11 35 (2.61%) Programme Manager
12 33 (2.46%) Agile C# Developer
13 31 (2.32%) C# Software Developer
14 30 (2.24%) Architect
15 29 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (12.32%) .NET
2 107 (7.99%) HTML
3 85 (6.35%) CSS
4 72 (5.38%) Web Services
4 72 (5.38%) XML
5 63 (4.71%) WCF
6 62 (4.63%) ASP.NET
7 58 (4.33%) SOAP
8 57 (4.26%) jQuery
9 50 (3.73%) WPF
10 46 (3.44%) LINQ
11 44 (3.29%) REST
12 39 (2.91%) AngularJS
13 35 (2.61%) HTML5
14 33 (2.46%) MSMQ
15 32 (2.39%) J2EE
16 26 (1.94%) .NET Framework
17 23 (1.72%) Middleware
18 22 (1.64%) Spring
18 22 (1.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 189 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (2.84%) Data Centre
3 37 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.69%) User Experience
5 33 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.24%) NHS
7 25 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 22 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.05%) Social Media
10 13 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.82%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.82%) iPhone
12 11 (0.82%) W3C
12 11 (0.82%) Thin Client
12 11 (0.82%) IVR
12 11 (0.82%) Statistics
13 10 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
13 10 (0.75%) Replication
14 9 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 162 (12.10%) Windows
2 67 (5.00%) Linux
3 39 (2.91%) Windows 7
4 33 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (2.39%) UNIX
6 31 (2.32%) Android
6 31 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
13 4 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.22%) AIX
15 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.075%) Solaris
16 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.075%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (17.18%) Project Management
3 220 (16.43%) PRINCE2
4 158 (11.80%) Business Analysis
5 125 (9.34%) ITIL
6 122 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (8.07%) SDLC
8 104 (7.77%) Data Analysis
9 102 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 91 (6.80%) Change Management
11 90 (6.72%) OO
12 85 (6.35%) Mentoring
13 83 (6.20%) Service Delivery
14 81 (6.05%) UML
15 80 (5.97%) TDD
16 75 (5.60%) Scrum
17 66 (4.93%) Programme Management
18 65 (4.85%) Risk Management
19 61 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
20 60 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 265 (19.79%) SQL
2 137 (10.23%) C#
3 122 (9.11%) Java
4 107 (7.99%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 57 (4.26%) PHP
7 52 (3.88%) VBA
8 40 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 30 (2.24%) C++
10 25 (1.87%) C
11 22 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 19 (1.42%) VB
13 16 (1.19%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.67%) COBOL
16 8 (0.60%) Python
17 7 (0.52%) PHP5
18 6 (0.45%) JCL
18 6 (0.45%) Assembly Language
18 6 (0.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 210 (15.68%) Degree
2 66 (4.93%) ISEB
3 47 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 38 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 26 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.49%) CCNA
10 19 (1.42%) Security Cleared
11 17 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 15 (1.12%) MCSE
13 13 (0.97%) HND
14 10 (0.75%) MCP
15 9 (0.67%) CISSP
15 9 (0.67%) SC Cleared
16 8 (0.60%) PMP
16 8 (0.60%) ACCA
16 8 (0.60%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (7.99%) QA
2 39 (2.91%) SLA
3 10 (0.75%) FATCA
4 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.075%) MiFID
8 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.075%) EMIR
8 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.22%) XenApp
5 3 (0.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.075%) XenServer
7 1 (0.075%) SRDF
7 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.075%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (0.97%) SCCM
2 10 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.37%) SCOM
5 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.30%) Puppet
6 4 (0.30%) Foglight
6 4 (0.30%) cPanel
7 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.075%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.075%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.075%) Control-M
9 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.075%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.075%) Salt
9 1 (0.075%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.075%) Graphite
Vendors
1 188 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.72%) Oracle
3 62 (4.63%) SAP
4 44 (3.29%) IBM
5 41 (3.06%) VMware
6 32 (2.39%) Cisco
7 27 (2.02%) Citrix
8 24 (1.79%) HP
9 21 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.05%) Google
10 14 (1.05%) Dell
11 10 (0.75%) Telerik
11 10 (0.75%) Actimize
12 9 (0.67%) Juniper
12 9 (0.67%) Business Objects
13 8 (0.60%) Symbian
13 8 (0.60%) Sage
13 8 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.60%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.60%) F5
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