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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 855 759 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.21% 20.04% 15.74%
As % of the General category 53.11% 54.02% 46.31%
Number of salaries quoted 731 687 520
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,520 £28,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
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
1610 1405 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.94% 37.09% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1166 1098
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +1 46 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Stockport -8 21 £38,250 -0.64% 8
Cheadle -3 19 £37,000 +29.82%
Rochdale -2 10 £45,000 -26.82%
Bury -9 4 £24,000 -53.17% 2
Bolton +9 3 £37,500 - 1
Oldham -1 3 £43,000 +44.30% 1
Sale -4 1 £42,500 - 2
Wigan -9 1 £42,500 -13.70%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 454 (27.60%) SQL
2 329 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 254 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (14.71%) .NET
5 238 (14.47%) Microsoft
6 221 (13.43%) Degree
7 216 (13.13%) Banking
8 209 (12.71%) C#
9 200 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
10 196 (11.91%) Project Management
11 191 (11.61%) ITIL
12 190 (11.55%) Windows
13 189 (11.49%) MS Excel
14 178 (10.82%) ASP.NET
15 164 (9.97%) Oracle
16 157 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
17 152 (9.24%) Retail
18 144 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 138 (8.39%) Business Analysis
20 137 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 132 (8.02%) JavaScript
22 131 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
23 129 (7.84%) HTML
24 118 (7.17%) PRINCE2
25 116 (7.05%) Service Delivery
26 114 (6.93%) Java
27 109 (6.63%) OO
27 109 (6.63%) XML
28 108 (6.57%) Marketing
29 106 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.07%) SAS
3 26 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 26 (1.58%) IIS
4 24 (1.46%) CMS
5 21 (1.28%) CICS
6 19 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.61%) Drupal
11 9 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.36%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (0.36%) Node.js
15 5 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 189 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.04%) MS Office
3 20 (1.22%) MS Project
4 16 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.61%) PowerPivot
6 8 (0.49%) SPSS
7 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.24%) InDesign
9 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (2.37%) SAP FI
3 39 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 38 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
4 38 (2.31%) SAP CO
4 38 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
5 36 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
6 35 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
7 34 (2.07%) Oracle Receivables
7 34 (2.07%) Oracle Cash Management
8 29 (1.76%) Oracle iProcurement
9 26 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
9 26 (1.58%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 22 (1.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 21 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
13 18 (1.09%) Magento
13 18 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
13 18 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.09%) Office 365
2 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.061%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.43%) Internet
2 19 (1.16%) Firewall
3 17 (1.03%) SAN
4 13 (0.79%) Wireless
5 9 (0.55%) DNS
5 9 (0.55%) Intranet
6 8 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.43%) VoIP
7 7 (0.43%) WAN
7 7 (0.43%) LAN
8 6 (0.36%) Broadband
9 5 (0.30%) VPN
9 5 (0.30%) LDAP
9 5 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.24%) NAS
10 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.24%) SMTP
10 4 (0.24%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.24%) SSL
11 3 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 137 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 56 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (2.61%) DB2
8 43 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 35 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 32 (1.95%) Data Mining
11 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (1.09%) SAP BW
16 17 (1.03%) MySQL
17 16 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.91%) Big Data
19 14 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 28 (1.70%) NUnit
4 27 (1.64%) Selenium
5 16 (0.97%) JUnit
6 15 (0.91%) Toad
7 14 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (0.73%) MSTest
8 12 (0.73%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.73%) Ant
9 10 (0.61%) JIRA
9 10 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.49%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.43%) Subversion
11 7 (0.43%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.36%) Maven
12 6 (0.36%) ProC
12 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.30%) Mockito
General
1 216 (13.13%) Banking
2 152 (9.24%) Retail
3 108 (6.57%) Marketing
4 57 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.61%) Billing
6 41 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 39 (2.37%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.88%) Back Office
9 30 (1.82%) Advertising
10 29 (1.76%) General Ledger
11 20 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.16%) Legal
12 19 (1.16%) Front Office
13 10 (0.61%) Automotive
14 9 (0.55%) Law
15 8 (0.49%) Polish Language
16 7 (0.43%) Greek Language
17 5 (0.30%) Publishing
17 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 451 (27.42%) Analyst
2 304 (18.48%) Developer
3 175 (10.64%) Business Analyst
4 166 (10.09%) Consultant
5 115 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 71 (4.32%) .NET Developer
7 69 (4.19%) Architect
8 55 (3.34%) C# Developer
8 55 (3.34%) Software Developer
9 51 (3.10%) Team Leader
10 46 (2.80%) Senior Developer
10 46 (2.80%) Support Analyst
11 41 (2.49%) Test Analyst
12 40 (2.43%) Oracle Consultant
13 39 (2.37%) Implementation Consultant
14 38 (2.31%) DBA
15 37 (2.25%) Data Analyst
16 36 (2.19%) Financial Business Analyst
17 35 (2.13%) Test Manager
18 34 (2.07%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (14.71%) .NET
2 178 (10.82%) ASP.NET
3 129 (7.84%) HTML
4 109 (6.63%) XML
5 100 (6.08%) CSS
6 74 (4.50%) WCF
7 68 (4.13%) Web Services
8 66 (4.01%) jQuery
9 63 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (2.98%) .NET Framework
11 37 (2.25%) J2EE
12 32 (1.95%) XSLT
13 31 (1.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 28 (1.70%) LINQ
15 25 (1.52%) Middleware
16 23 (1.40%) WinForms
16 23 (1.40%) WPF
17 21 (1.28%) Java EE
18 19 (1.16%) HTML5
19 18 (1.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 200 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.37%) Mainframe
4 28 (1.70%) Data Extraction
4 28 (1.70%) Statistics
4 28 (1.70%) Computer Science
5 26 (1.58%) Mathematics
6 17 (1.03%) PMI
7 14 (0.85%) User Experience
8 12 (0.73%) Social Media
9 11 (0.67%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.61%) Replication
11 9 (0.55%) W3C
11 9 (0.55%) Clustering
12 8 (0.49%) Open Source
12 8 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.43%) Data Conversion
14 6 (0.36%) IBM Mainframe
14 6 (0.36%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 190 (11.55%) Windows
2 91 (5.53%) UNIX
3 67 (4.07%) Linux
4 36 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.73%) AIX
7 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.67%) Windows 2000
9 9 (0.55%) VMS
10 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.30%) Android
13 4 (0.24%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) MVS
14 2 (0.12%) zOS
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (11.91%) Project Management
3 191 (11.61%) ITIL
4 157 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
5 138 (8.39%) Business Analysis
6 131 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 118 (7.17%) PRINCE2
8 116 (7.05%) Service Delivery
9 109 (6.63%) OO
10 101 (6.14%) Data Analysis
11 96 (5.84%) MVC
12 95 (5.78%) Mentoring
13 89 (5.41%) Coaching
14 83 (5.05%) Software Testing
15 78 (4.74%) E-Commerce
16 72 (4.38%) Data Modelling
17 66 (4.01%) CRM
17 66 (4.01%) Analytics
18 62 (3.77%) Scrum
19 61 (3.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 454 (27.60%) SQL
2 209 (12.71%) C#
3 132 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 114 (6.93%) Java
5 104 (6.32%) T-SQL
6 78 (4.74%) VB.NET
7 43 (2.61%) VBA
8 38 (2.31%) Perl
9 33 (2.01%) VB
10 25 (1.52%) COBOL
11 23 (1.40%) C
12 20 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 15 (0.91%) PHP
14 14 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 14 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.79%) Python
16 8 (0.49%) VBScript
17 7 (0.43%) Prolog
17 7 (0.43%) Ruby
18 6 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 221 (13.43%) Degree
2 74 (4.50%) ISEB
3 47 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 38 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 30 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 24 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 18 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.73%) CIMA
11 12 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.73%) CCA
11 12 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (0.67%) ACCA
13 9 (0.55%) CCNA
14 8 (0.49%) MCITP
14 8 (0.49%) MCTS
14 8 (0.49%) MCP
15 7 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.83%) QA
2 32 (1.95%) SLA
3 15 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.18%) COBIT
5 3 (0.18%) BS25999
6 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.061%) RHEV
7 1 (0.061%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.061%) vSphere
7 1 (0.061%) XenApp
7 1 (0.061%) XenServer
7 1 (0.061%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.79%) Data Guard
3 12 (0.73%) SCCM
4 10 (0.61%) OpenView
5 9 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.49%) SCOM
6 8 (0.49%) Foglight
7 4 (0.24%) Puppet
7 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.18%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.18%) CA Endevor
9 2 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.061%) Nagios
Vendors
1 238 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 164 (9.97%) Oracle
3 70 (4.26%) SAP
4 36 (2.19%) HP
5 27 (1.64%) Cisco
6 26 (1.58%) Business Objects
7 25 (1.52%) VMware
8 22 (1.34%) IBM
9 21 (1.28%) Citrix
10 18 (1.09%) Sage
11 14 (0.85%) Sybase
12 13 (0.79%) Zend
13 12 (0.73%) Teradata
13 12 (0.73%) F5
14 11 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
14 11 (0.67%) Juniper
14 11 (0.67%) Pegasus
15 10 (0.61%) Cognos
15 10 (0.61%) Adobe
16 9 (0.55%) Hyperion
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 45K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Harnham
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
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