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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 635 722 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.57% 18.14% 16.84%
As % of the General category 47.18% 48.75% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 519 573 580
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £62,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
1346 1481 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.24% 37.21% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1137 1207
Average salary £40,000 £37,779 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Altrincham +5 25 £30,000 +42.85% 6
Stockport -15 24 £30,000 -15.49% 12
Bolton +21 12 £29,000 -51.66% 2
Salford -7 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Oldham +11 8 £50,000 -18.03%
Sale -4 5 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Cheadle -6 4 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 324 (21.82%) SQL
2 236 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (15.69%) Project Management
4 231 (15.56%) Banking
5 224 (15.08%) SQL Server
6 204 (13.74%) Microsoft
7 202 (13.60%) PRINCE2
8 201 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
9 189 (12.73%) Windows
10 188 (12.66%) Degree
11 167 (11.25%) Retail
12 142 (9.56%) ITIL
13 141 (9.49%) .NET
14 133 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 131 (8.82%) Business Analysis
16 126 (8.48%) QA
17 125 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
18 122 (8.22%) MS Excel
19 121 (8.15%) Oracle
20 120 (8.08%) HTML
21 117 (7.88%) C#
22 112 (7.54%) Java
23 111 (7.47%) JavaScript
23 111 (7.47%) Data Analysis
24 104 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
25 103 (6.94%) OO
26 99 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 97 (6.53%) Service Delivery
28 95 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 83 (5.59%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 55 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 21 (1.41%) SAS
3 21 (1.41%) CMS
4 19 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.21%) IIS
6 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.47%) JBoss
9 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.27%) WordPress
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
12 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.067%) Lync
13 1 (0.067%) Oracle UPK
13 1 (0.067%) Liferay
Applications
1 122 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 80 (5.39%) MS Office
3 32 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.41%) MS Project
5 21 (1.41%) PowerPivot
6 9 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (2.69%) Oracle Financials
2 26 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 21 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.41%) SAP CO
5 21 (1.41%) SAP FI
5 21 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 20 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.67%) Agresso
9 10 (0.67%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.54%) SaaS
3 6 (0.40%) Office 365
4 5 (0.34%) GitHub
4 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.34%) Force.com
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.04%) WAN
1 60 (4.04%) Firewall
2 51 (3.43%) LAN
3 25 (1.68%) Wireless
4 21 (1.41%) Internet
5 19 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.08%) DHCP
6 16 (1.08%) DNS
7 15 (1.01%) ATM
7 15 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (0.94%) SAN
9 13 (0.88%) SSL
10 11 (0.74%) Network Security
11 8 (0.54%) MPLS
12 7 (0.47%) VLAN
12 7 (0.47%) Intranet
12 7 (0.47%) HTTP
13 6 (0.40%) VoIP
14 5 (0.34%) VPN
15 3 (0.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 95 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (3.16%) MySQL
6 45 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 27 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 20 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.14%) Big Data
12 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.81%) QlikView
15 11 (0.74%) OLAP
16 10 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (0.61%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 33 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (2.02%) Selenium
4 24 (1.62%) NUnit
5 18 (1.21%) JIRA
6 17 (1.14%) Subversion
7 15 (1.01%) ClearCase
8 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.74%) WatiN
9 11 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.67%) JUnit
11 7 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.40%) Toad
12 6 (0.40%) MSTest
12 6 (0.40%) Grunt
13 5 (0.34%) PhpStorm
13 5 (0.34%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.27%) Xcode
14 4 (0.27%) Ant
14 4 (0.27%) Redmine
General
1 231 (15.56%) Banking
2 167 (11.25%) Retail
3 61 (4.11%) Marketing
4 53 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 42 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 34 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 31 (2.09%) Back Office
8 26 (1.75%) Legal
8 26 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.28%) Law
10 14 (0.94%) Advertising
11 11 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.67%) Games
13 7 (0.47%) Electronics
14 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Publishing
16 2 (0.13%) Billing
16 2 (0.13%) Front Office
16 2 (0.13%) German Language
17 1 (0.067%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 351 (23.64%) Analyst
2 234 (15.76%) Developer
3 201 (13.54%) Project Manager
4 167 (11.25%) Business Analyst
5 106 (7.14%) Consultant
6 52 (3.50%) PHP Developer
7 46 (3.10%) Service Manager
8 45 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
9 44 (2.96%) Test Analyst
10 43 (2.90%) Architect
11 42 (2.83%) MI Analyst
12 38 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
13 37 (2.49%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 36 (2.42%) Senior Manager
15 35 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
16 34 (2.29%) DBA
16 34 (2.29%) Tester
17 31 (2.09%) Software Developer
18 28 (1.89%) Test Manager
18 28 (1.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (9.49%) .NET
2 120 (8.08%) HTML
3 83 (5.59%) CSS
4 57 (3.84%) XML
5 54 (3.64%) jQuery
6 53 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 37 (2.49%) Web Services
8 36 (2.42%) AngularJS
9 33 (2.22%) HTML5
9 33 (2.22%) WCF
10 32 (2.15%) Middleware
11 29 (1.95%) J2EE
12 27 (1.82%) SOAP
13 25 (1.68%) Laravel
14 21 (1.41%) WPF
15 20 (1.35%) REST
16 19 (1.28%) LINQ
16 19 (1.28%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.21%) Symfony
17 18 (1.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 201 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 34 (2.29%) User Experience
5 27 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 21 (1.41%) Statistics
7 20 (1.35%) NHS
7 20 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.94%) Replication
10 14 (0.94%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.74%) Social Media
12 9 (0.61%) FMCG
12 9 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.61%) W3C
12 9 (0.61%) IVR
13 8 (0.54%) Economics
13 8 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 189 (12.73%) Windows
2 52 (3.50%) Linux
3 51 (3.43%) UNIX
4 41 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.82%) Android
8 24 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 24 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.27%) AIX
11 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.067%) CentOS
13 1 (0.067%) VMS
13 1 (0.067%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (15.69%) Project Management
3 202 (13.60%) PRINCE2
4 142 (9.56%) ITIL
5 133 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 131 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 125 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
8 111 (7.47%) Data Analysis
9 103 (6.94%) OO
10 97 (6.53%) Service Delivery
11 82 (5.52%) Mentoring
12 78 (5.25%) Change Management
13 76 (5.12%) ERP
14 69 (4.65%) CRM
15 67 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
16 65 (4.38%) Scrum
17 61 (4.11%) UML
18 59 (3.97%) Migration
19 56 (3.77%) Workflow
20 55 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (21.82%) SQL
2 117 (7.88%) C#
3 112 (7.54%) Java
4 111 (7.47%) JavaScript
5 71 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 70 (4.71%) PHP
7 40 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 38 (2.56%) VBA
9 25 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 23 (1.55%) C
10 23 (1.55%) VB
11 22 (1.48%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.01%) C++
13 14 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.67%) ABAP
15 7 (0.47%) Perl
15 7 (0.47%) PHP5
16 5 (0.34%) JCL
16 5 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 188 (12.66%) Degree
2 77 (5.19%) ISEB
3 56 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 54 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 47 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 33 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 29 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (1.68%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.35%) CCNA
13 18 (1.21%) MCSE
14 17 (1.14%) PMP
15 15 (1.01%) ACCA
16 14 (0.94%) MCP
17 13 (0.88%) HND
18 9 (0.61%) CIMA
19 8 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.48%) QA
2 52 (3.50%) SLA
3 11 (0.74%) FATCA
4 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) EMIR
8 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.067%) COBIT
8 1 (0.067%) MiFID
8 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.67%) XenApp
4 10 (0.67%) vSphere
5 9 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.067%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (0.94%) SCCM
2 7 (0.47%) SCOM
2 7 (0.47%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.34%) WMI
4 5 (0.34%) WSUS
4 5 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.20%) Foglight
7 2 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.067%) Control-M
8 1 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 204 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 121 (8.15%) Oracle
3 53 (3.57%) Cisco
4 51 (3.43%) SAP
4 51 (3.43%) VMware
5 46 (3.10%) IBM
6 31 (2.09%) HP
7 27 (1.82%) Citrix
8 26 (1.75%) EMC
9 20 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.35%) NetApp
10 19 (1.28%) Teradata
11 18 (1.21%) Business Objects
12 16 (1.08%) Dell
12 16 (1.08%) Wyse
12 16 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.88%) Actimize
13 13 (0.88%) Cognos
13 13 (0.88%) Symantec
14 12 (0.81%) Juniper
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