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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Manchester
Rank 14 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 477 656 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 12.99% 20.39% 21.44%
As % of the General category 37.86% 55.55% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 371 513 740
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
1260 1181 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.30% 36.71% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 963 1314
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Manchester

Finance
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 34 £31,000 -1.58% 3
Stockport -20 11 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Rochdale -5 6 - - 1
Wigan -8 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Altrincham -17 3 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Cheadle +2 2 £44,000 -4.34% 1
Salford -1 2 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 335 (31.90%) SQL
2 327 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (24.67%) .NET
4 255 (24.29%) C#
5 213 (20.29%) SQL Server
6 185 (17.62%) JavaScript
7 156 (14.86%) CSS
8 151 (14.38%) Microsoft
9 136 (12.95%) HTML
10 135 (12.86%) MVC
11 131 (12.48%) Retail
11 131 (12.48%) ASP.NET
12 130 (12.38%) T-SQL
13 125 (11.90%) Java
13 125 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 119 (11.33%) SAP
15 118 (11.24%) MS Excel
15 118 (11.24%) Scrum
16 117 (11.14%) Business Intelligence
17 109 (10.38%) Software Engineering
18 108 (10.29%) Web Services
19 107 (10.19%) Project Management
20 96 (9.14%) Banking
21 93 (8.86%) Manufacturing
21 93 (8.86%) Degree
21 93 (8.86%) WCF
22 91 (8.67%) jQuery
23 86 (8.19%) SDLC
24 83 (7.90%) E-Commerce
25 81 (7.71%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.33%) IIS
3 12 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.95%) SAS
6 9 (0.86%) CICS
6 9 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.67%) Commerce Server
8 7 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.48%) Drupal
9 5 (0.48%) GeoServer
9 5 (0.48%) JBoss
10 4 (0.38%) Apache
10 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.38%) CMS
10 4 (0.38%) Confluence
10 4 (0.38%) nginx
11 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 118 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.00%) MS Office
3 11 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.95%) MS Project
5 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.095%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.095%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (2.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (2.76%) SAP CO
2 29 (2.76%) SAP FI
2 29 (2.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle ASCP
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (0.76%) Oracle iSupplier
6 8 (0.76%) SAP PP
7 7 (0.67%) Sage 200
8 6 (0.57%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.43%) PaaS
5 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.76%) SaaS
6 6 (0.57%) Office 365
7 4 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
7 4 (0.38%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.38%) Slack
8 3 (0.29%) GitHub
8 3 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.095%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.095%) AdWords
10 1 (0.095%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.67%) Firewall
2 33 (3.14%) Network Security
3 28 (2.67%) DNS
4 20 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.71%) DHCP
6 17 (1.62%) HTTP
6 17 (1.62%) VPN
6 17 (1.62%) Wireless
7 16 (1.52%) WAN
8 15 (1.43%) LAN
9 13 (1.24%) MPLS
10 10 (0.95%) BGP
10 10 (0.95%) OSPF
11 9 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (0.86%) DMVPN
11 9 (0.86%) EIGRP
11 9 (0.86%) SNA
12 8 (0.76%) Internet
13 7 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (3.62%) Big Data
7 30 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.90%) MySQL
8 20 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (1.14%) Data Mining
10 12 (1.14%) DB2
11 11 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (6.29%) JIRA
2 62 (5.90%) NUnit
3 46 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (3.24%) Selenium
5 32 (3.05%) Git (software)
6 28 (2.67%) MSTest
7 23 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.43%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.14%) FitNesse
12 11 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.05%) LSMW
13 10 (0.95%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.95%) Maven
14 9 (0.86%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.76%) Ant
15 8 (0.76%) Gradle
15 8 (0.76%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 131 (12.48%) Retail
2 96 (9.14%) Banking
3 93 (8.86%) Manufacturing
4 65 (6.19%) Marketing
5 64 (6.10%) Legal
6 49 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.95%) Electronics
8 30 (2.86%) Publishing
9 17 (1.62%) Billing
10 16 (1.52%) Games
10 16 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
13 8 (0.76%) Local Government
14 6 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.48%) Law
15 5 (0.48%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.29%) Automotive
18 2 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 294 (28.00%) Developer
2 158 (15.05%) Analyst
3 144 (13.71%) .NET Developer
4 132 (12.57%) C# Developer
5 116 (11.05%) Consultant
6 105 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 88 (8.38%) SQL Developer
8 77 (7.33%) Project Manager
9 68 (6.48%) Architect
10 67 (6.38%) Software Developer
11 63 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
12 62 (5.90%) Senior Developer
13 53 (5.05%) .NET Software Developer
14 47 (4.48%) Lead Developer
15 45 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
16 44 (4.19%) Business Analyst
17 40 (3.81%) SAP Consultant
18 39 (3.71%) Lead C# Developer
19 36 (3.43%) Applications Support
19 36 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (24.67%) .NET
2 156 (14.86%) CSS
3 136 (12.95%) HTML
4 131 (12.48%) ASP.NET
5 108 (10.29%) Web Services
6 93 (8.86%) WCF
7 91 (8.67%) jQuery
8 70 (6.67%) WPF
9 67 (6.38%) XML
10 61 (5.81%) RESTful
11 56 (5.33%) AngularJS
12 53 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (4.76%) SOAP
14 42 (4.00%) XSLT
15 31 (2.95%) LINQ
16 30 (2.86%) .NET Framework
17 27 (2.57%) Silverlight
18 26 (2.48%) REST
18 26 (2.48%) WF
19 25 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.52%) Xbox
3 30 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.67%) User Experience
5 27 (2.57%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.19%) iPad
7 19 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.52%) Economics
10 11 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.95%) PMI
11 10 (0.95%) Statistics
11 10 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.86%) Clustering
12 9 (0.86%) FMCG
12 9 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.76%) Fintech
13 8 (0.76%) VSAM
14 7 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.62%) Windows
2 47 (4.48%) Linux
3 32 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.48%) Android
6 20 (1.90%) Unix
7 17 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.095%) AIX
14 1 (0.095%) CentOS
14 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.095%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (12.86%) MVC
3 125 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (11.24%) Scrum
5 117 (11.14%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (10.38%) Software Engineering
7 107 (10.19%) Project Management
8 86 (8.19%) SDLC
9 83 (7.90%) E-Commerce
10 81 (7.71%) TDD
11 77 (7.33%) Waterfall
12 71 (6.76%) ITIL
13 63 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 63 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 59 (5.62%) Change Management
15 56 (5.33%) OO
16 51 (4.86%) CRM
17 50 (4.76%) Process Improvement
17 50 (4.76%) Web Development
18 49 (4.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (31.90%) SQL
2 255 (24.29%) C#
3 185 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 130 (12.38%) T-SQL
5 125 (11.90%) Java
6 41 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 36 (3.43%) C++
8 26 (2.48%) Python
9 24 (2.29%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.00%) ABAP
10 21 (2.00%) C
11 17 (1.62%) Ruby
12 12 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.95%) Apple Swift
13 10 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 10 (0.95%) PHP
14 9 (0.86%) VBA
15 8 (0.76%) COBOL
15 8 (0.76%) JCL
16 6 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (8.86%) Degree
2 34 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (3.05%) CISSP
4 29 (2.76%) CCNP
5 28 (2.67%) ISEB
6 27 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.90%) CCIE
8 19 (1.81%) CISM
9 14 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.33%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.14%) CIMA
11 10 (0.95%) CCSA
11 10 (0.95%) CCSE
11 10 (0.95%) CCSP
12 9 (0.86%) CEH
12 9 (0.86%) CISA
12 9 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.86%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.76%) CLAS
14 6 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.86%) QA
2 22 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.33%) SLA
5 13 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.38%) SEPA
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
7 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.29%) SDET
8 2 (0.19%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.095%) GPG13
9 1 (0.095%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.48%) XenApp
5 2 (0.19%) Docker
5 2 (0.19%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.095%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.095%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.05%) Puppet
2 10 (0.95%) FortiGate
2 10 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.29%) Ansible
3 3 (0.29%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.19%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.19%) Nagios
4 2 (0.19%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.095%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.095%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.095%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.095%) Netcool
5 1 (0.095%) SCCM
Vendors
1 151 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 119 (11.33%) SAP
3 70 (6.67%) Oracle
4 44 (4.19%) Cisco
5 36 (3.43%) Google
6 26 (2.48%) CheckPoint
6 26 (2.48%) Citrix
6 26 (2.48%) VMware
7 21 (2.00%) Sage
8 19 (1.81%) Fortinet
9 15 (1.43%) IBM
10 14 (1.33%) Splunk
11 13 (1.24%) F5
12 10 (0.95%) Informatica
13 8 (0.76%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.76%) Cognos
13 8 (0.76%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.67%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.67%) JDA
14 7 (0.67%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + FlexiTime, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
GCI Com
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + commission, bonus, package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + training programme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 + Car Allowance + Matched Pension + Bonus + Health/I
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000, 4% Pension, Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago