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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 719 766 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.07% 19.29% 16.38%
As % of the General category 50.46% 51.86% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 606 631 571
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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
1425 1477 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.80% 37.20% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1150 1146
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 March 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 March 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
Stockport -9 29 £30,500 -22.29% 11
Altrincham +12 22 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Salford -2 16 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Bolton +10 12 £28,000 -53.33% 2
Cheadle -5 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Oldham +12 6 £50,000 -18.03%
Sale -4 2 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Rochdale - 2 £70,000 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 370 (23.18%) SQL
2 262 (16.42%) SQL Server
3 257 (16.10%) Banking
4 250 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (14.22%) Project Management
6 216 (13.53%) Windows
7 215 (13.47%) Microsoft
8 198 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
9 194 (12.16%) PRINCE2
10 182 (11.40%) Degree
11 167 (10.46%) Retail
12 165 (10.34%) ITIL
13 153 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 149 (9.34%) .NET
15 144 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
16 135 (8.46%) HTML
17 131 (8.21%) C#
18 130 (8.15%) QA
19 128 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 126 (7.89%) MS Excel
21 123 (7.71%) Data Analysis
21 123 (7.71%) Business Analysis
22 122 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
23 120 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 119 (7.46%) JavaScript
25 118 (7.39%) Oracle
26 113 (7.08%) Service Delivery
27 101 (6.33%) Java
27 101 (6.33%) OO
27 101 (6.33%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.94%) SAS
3 26 (1.63%) IIS
4 24 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.00%) CMS
7 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.44%) CICS
10 6 (0.38%) JBoss
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.25%) WordPress
12 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.13%) Drupal
14 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 126 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 82 (5.14%) MS Office
3 35 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (1.94%) PowerPivot
5 19 (1.19%) MS Project
6 10 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.25%) InDesign
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 37 (2.32%) Oracle Financials
2 26 (1.63%) SAP FI
2 26 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.63%) SAP CO
2 26 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
4 23 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 21 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 20 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
8 15 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.56%) Agresso
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.38%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.44%) Office 365
3 6 (0.38%) SaaS
4 5 (0.31%) Force.com
4 5 (0.31%) GitHub
5 2 (0.13%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.13%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.32%) Firewall
2 60 (3.76%) WAN
3 56 (3.51%) LAN
4 27 (1.69%) Wireless
5 25 (1.57%) Internet
6 21 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 19 (1.19%) DNS
8 16 (1.00%) SAN
8 16 (1.00%) DHCP
9 15 (0.94%) SSL
9 15 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.69%) Network Security
11 10 (0.63%) ATM
12 8 (0.50%) MPLS
13 7 (0.44%) VLAN
13 7 (0.44%) VoIP
14 6 (0.38%) HTTP
14 6 (0.38%) VPN
14 6 (0.38%) Intranet
15 3 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 128 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 122 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 120 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (2.88%) MySQL
9 31 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 30 (1.88%) Big Data
11 28 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.38%) OLAP
13 19 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (1.00%) DataStage
17 13 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
18 11 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.19%) Selenium
3 30 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (1.50%) NUnit
5 23 (1.44%) JIRA
6 16 (1.00%) Subversion
7 15 (0.94%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.94%) WatiN
8 10 (0.63%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.56%) JUnit
10 7 (0.44%) Grunt
11 6 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.31%) MSTest
12 5 (0.31%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.31%) PhpStorm
13 4 (0.25%) QAComplete
13 4 (0.25%) Redmine
13 4 (0.25%) Xcode
13 4 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 257 (16.10%) Banking
2 167 (10.46%) Retail
3 55 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.32%) Marketing
5 45 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 34 (2.13%) Back Office
7 25 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 24 (1.50%) Legal
9 17 (1.07%) Advertising
10 15 (0.94%) Law
11 12 (0.75%) Games
11 12 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Publishing
13 3 (0.19%) Electronics
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 1 (0.063%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.063%) Automotive
15 1 (0.063%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 368 (23.06%) Analyst
2 262 (16.42%) Developer
3 209 (13.10%) Project Manager
4 169 (10.59%) Business Analyst
5 108 (6.77%) Consultant
6 64 (4.01%) Architect
7 52 (3.26%) Test Analyst
8 51 (3.20%) MI Analyst
9 49 (3.07%) PHP Developer
10 47 (2.94%) Service Manager
11 46 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
12 45 (2.82%) DBA
13 38 (2.38%) Tester
13 38 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
13 38 (2.38%) Financial Business Analyst
14 37 (2.32%) .NET Developer
14 37 (2.32%) Senior Manager
14 37 (2.32%) Senior Developer
14 37 (2.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 35 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (9.34%) .NET
2 135 (8.46%) HTML
3 101 (6.33%) CSS
4 68 (4.26%) XML
5 57 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 57 (3.57%) jQuery
6 41 (2.57%) Middleware
7 39 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 38 (2.38%) HTML5
9 35 (2.19%) WCF
10 31 (1.94%) Web Services
11 25 (1.57%) SOAP
11 25 (1.57%) J2EE
12 23 (1.44%) CSS3
12 23 (1.44%) Laravel
13 21 (1.32%) WPF
13 21 (1.32%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.25%) LINQ
15 19 (1.19%) REST
15 19 (1.19%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 30 (1.88%) User Experience
6 22 (1.38%) Statistics
7 21 (1.32%) Visualisation
7 21 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 14 (0.88%) NHS
9 14 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.75%) Tandem
10 12 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (0.69%) Replication
11 11 (0.69%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.56%) FMCG
13 8 (0.50%) Clustering
13 8 (0.50%) IVR
13 8 (0.50%) PMI
13 8 (0.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 216 (13.53%) Windows
2 59 (3.70%) UNIX
3 45 (2.82%) Linux
4 43 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 30 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.82%) Android
8 26 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 24 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.25%) AIX
12 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.063%) VMS
14 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.063%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (14.22%) Project Management
3 194 (12.16%) PRINCE2
4 165 (10.34%) ITIL
5 153 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 123 (7.71%) Data Analysis
7 123 (7.71%) Business Analysis
8 113 (7.08%) Service Delivery
9 101 (6.33%) OO
10 94 (5.89%) CRM
11 82 (5.14%) Mentoring
12 79 (4.95%) Change Management
13 75 (4.70%) ERP
14 73 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 70 (4.39%) Migration
16 65 (4.07%) UML
17 62 (3.88%) Test Scripting
18 61 (3.82%) Scrum
18 61 (3.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 370 (23.18%) SQL
2 131 (8.21%) C#
3 119 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 101 (6.33%) Java
5 94 (5.89%) T-SQL
6 68 (4.26%) PHP
7 39 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 37 (2.32%) VBA
9 30 (1.88%) VB
10 29 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 25 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.57%) C
12 19 (1.19%) C++
13 13 (0.81%) Perl
13 13 (0.81%) VB6
14 12 (0.75%) ABAP
15 9 (0.56%) Python
15 9 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.50%) JCL
17 7 (0.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 182 (11.40%) Degree
2 82 (5.14%) ISEB
3 75 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 59 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 45 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 43 (2.69%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 28 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.25%) CCNA
13 18 (1.13%) MCSE
13 18 (1.13%) PMP
14 15 (0.94%) MCP
14 15 (0.94%) HND
15 14 (0.88%) ACCA
16 9 (0.56%) CCA
17 8 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.15%) QA
2 53 (3.32%) SLA
3 11 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.69%) FATCA
4 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.063%) COBIT
7 1 (0.063%) MiFID
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.063%) EMIR
7 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 60 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.00%) XenApp
5 10 (0.63%) vSphere
6 9 (0.56%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (0.94%) SCCM
2 9 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (0.50%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.44%) SCOM
4 7 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.38%) Foglight
6 5 (0.31%) WMI
6 5 (0.31%) WSUS
7 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.19%) Control-M
8 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.063%) SCSM
Vendors
1 215 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 118 (7.39%) Oracle
3 61 (3.82%) Cisco
4 56 (3.51%) VMware
5 50 (3.13%) SAP
6 44 (2.76%) IBM
7 36 (2.26%) HP
8 35 (2.19%) Citrix
9 30 (1.88%) Teradata
10 29 (1.82%) EMC
11 26 (1.63%) NetApp
12 25 (1.57%) Business Objects
13 16 (1.00%) Juniper
13 16 (1.00%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.00%) Symantec
13 16 (1.00%) Wyse
13 16 (1.00%) Tableau
14 15 (0.94%) Telerik
14 15 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.94%) Dell
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