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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 770 852 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.62% 20.69% 19.91%
As % of the General category 52.70% 52.43% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 607 710 691
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,000 £62,500
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
1461 1625 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.23% 39.47% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1257 1205
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 30 £41,250 +10.00% 16
Salford - 15 £40,000 -
Sale +3 9 £32,500 -23.52%
Cheadle +3 8 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Oldham +4 7 £45,000 -6.25%
Altrincham -16 5 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bolton +14 4 £37,500 - 4
Wigan +1 2 £24,000 -54.28%
Rochdale -11 2 £100,000 +133.91%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 278 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (20.80%) SQL
3 249 (18.91%) Project Management
4 246 (18.68%) Degree
5 218 (16.55%) PRINCE2
6 205 (15.57%) SQL Server
7 186 (14.12%) Banking
8 179 (13.59%) .NET
9 164 (12.45%) Microsoft
10 157 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
11 156 (11.85%) Java
12 152 (11.54%) Windows
13 149 (11.31%) C#
14 138 (10.48%) Retail
15 136 (10.33%) ITIL
16 131 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 130 (9.87%) Business Analysis
18 114 (8.66%) JavaScript
19 111 (8.43%) SDLC
20 109 (8.28%) Web Services
21 107 (8.12%) MS Excel
22 100 (7.59%) Change Management
23 93 (7.06%) QA
24 92 (6.99%) Scrum
24 92 (6.99%) XML
24 92 (6.99%) SAP
24 92 (6.99%) MS Office
25 91 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
25 91 (6.91%) TDD
26 85 (6.45%) Oracle

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (2.73%) WebSphere
2 28 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.29%) CMS
4 12 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (0.84%) CICS
6 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.76%) IIS
6 10 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.68%) SAS
8 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.38%) Confluence
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.30%) Apache
11 4 (0.30%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 107 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 92 (6.99%) MS Office
3 45 (3.42%) MS Project
4 18 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.076%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 51 (3.87%) SAP FI
1 51 (3.87%) SAP CO
2 50 (3.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 13 (0.99%) SAP MM
6 9 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.61%) SAP BPC
7 8 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.53%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.38%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.38%) Sage 50
11 4 (0.30%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.14%) Office 365
4 7 (0.53%) SaaS
5 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.23%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.34%) WAN
2 41 (3.11%) Firewall
3 31 (2.35%) LAN
4 27 (2.05%) VoIP
5 26 (1.97%) Internet
6 23 (1.75%) VPN
7 22 (1.67%) DNS
8 21 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.59%) SAN
8 21 (1.59%) Wireless
9 14 (1.06%) MPLS
9 14 (1.06%) Network Security
10 13 (0.99%) NAS
11 12 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.84%) Intranet
13 10 (0.76%) WLAN
13 10 (0.76%) DHCP
13 10 (0.76%) ATM
14 9 (0.68%) Broadband
14 9 (0.68%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 29 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.52%) MySQL
9 19 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.91%) Big Data
11 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.84%) SAP HANA
12 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.76%) SAP BW
14 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.53%) MS Access
15 7 (0.53%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 67 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.18%) NUnit
3 40 (3.04%) Selenium
4 33 (2.51%) JIRA
5 25 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 23 (1.75%) Subversion
8 21 (1.59%) Jenkins
9 20 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 19 (1.44%) HP UFT
11 16 (1.21%) ClearCase
12 15 (1.14%) MSTest
13 14 (1.06%) NetBeans
14 12 (0.91%) LoadRunner
15 11 (0.84%) Maven
16 10 (0.76%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.68%) Ant
18 8 (0.61%) JUnit
18 8 (0.61%) FitNesse
18 8 (0.61%) WatiN
General
1 186 (14.12%) Banking
2 138 (10.48%) Retail
3 77 (5.85%) Marketing
4 66 (5.01%) Legal
5 60 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 54 (4.10%) Law
7 35 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 31 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 25 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.44%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.76%) Games
12 9 (0.68%) Electronics
12 9 (0.68%) Automotive
13 8 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.61%) Billing
14 7 (0.53%) Back Office
15 6 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.30%) German Language
16 4 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 300 (22.78%) Analyst
2 243 (18.45%) Developer
3 183 (13.90%) Project Manager
4 125 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 108 (8.20%) Consultant
6 51 (3.87%) .NET Developer
7 50 (3.80%) C# Developer
8 47 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 42 (3.19%) Software Engineer
10 41 (3.11%) Programme Manager
10 41 (3.11%) Architect
11 33 (2.51%) Tester
11 33 (2.51%) Java Developer
12 32 (2.43%) Senior Manager
13 31 (2.35%) Financial Business Analyst
13 31 (2.35%) Agile C# Developer
14 30 (2.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 30 (2.28%) Service Manager
15 29 (2.20%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (13.59%) .NET
2 109 (8.28%) Web Services
3 92 (6.99%) XML
4 81 (6.15%) HTML
5 70 (5.32%) CSS
6 69 (5.24%) SOAP
6 69 (5.24%) WCF
7 62 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 61 (4.63%) jQuery
9 55 (4.18%) WPF
10 52 (3.95%) LINQ
11 51 (3.87%) J2EE
11 51 (3.87%) REST
12 37 (2.81%) AngularJS
13 36 (2.73%) MSMQ
14 34 (2.58%) RESTful
15 33 (2.51%) Spring
16 26 (1.97%) .NET Framework
17 24 (1.82%) Java EE
17 24 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 41 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.89%) User Experience
6 24 (1.82%) NHS
7 19 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 19 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.21%) Social Media
8 16 (1.21%) PMI
9 13 (0.99%) Replication
10 12 (0.91%) Clustering
10 12 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
11 11 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 11 (0.84%) Blackberry
11 11 (0.84%) Fat Client
12 10 (0.76%) iPhone
12 10 (0.76%) W3C
13 9 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.54%) Windows
2 79 (6.00%) Linux
3 34 (2.58%) UNIX
3 34 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 27 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (1.52%) Android
8 9 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (0.61%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.30%) AIX
13 3 (0.23%) Solaris
13 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (18.91%) Project Management
3 218 (16.55%) PRINCE2
4 136 (10.33%) ITIL
5 131 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (9.87%) Business Analysis
7 111 (8.43%) SDLC
8 100 (7.59%) Change Management
9 92 (6.99%) Scrum
10 91 (6.91%) TDD
10 91 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (6.45%) Service Delivery
12 82 (6.23%) Risk Management
13 81 (6.15%) Data Analysis
13 81 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (6.07%) UML
15 78 (5.92%) Mentoring
16 73 (5.54%) Programme Management
17 71 (5.39%) Service Management
18 70 (5.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 274 (20.80%) SQL
2 156 (11.85%) Java
3 149 (11.31%) C#
4 114 (8.66%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.56%) T-SQL
6 49 (3.72%) VBA
7 45 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 38 (2.89%) PHP
9 35 (2.66%) C++
10 25 (1.90%) C
11 17 (1.29%) Python
12 14 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 13 (0.99%) COBOL
14 12 (0.91%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.68%) VB
17 8 (0.61%) VBScript
18 7 (0.53%) JCL
18 7 (0.53%) Assembly Language
18 7 (0.53%) REXX
Qualifications
1 246 (18.68%) Degree
2 51 (3.87%) ISEB
3 35 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 30 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.13%) CCNA
7 27 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 24 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 21 (1.59%) MCSE
10 19 (1.44%) CISA
11 18 (1.37%) CISSP
11 18 (1.37%) APMP
12 17 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 16 (1.21%) HND
14 14 (1.06%) CISM
14 14 (1.06%) Security Cleared
15 12 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.84%) MCITP
17 9 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.06%) QA
2 44 (3.34%) SLA
3 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.30%) FATCA
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.076%) COBIT
7 1 (0.076%) MiFID
7 1 (0.076%) EMIR
7 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.38%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.15%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.076%) XenServer
7 1 (0.076%) SRDF
7 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.076%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.84%) Puppet
3 7 (0.53%) SCCM
4 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.30%) Nagios
6 4 (0.30%) cPanel
7 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.15%) SCOM
8 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.076%) Graphite
9 1 (0.076%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.076%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.076%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.076%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.076%) Salt
9 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.076%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 164 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.99%) SAP
3 85 (6.45%) Oracle
4 62 (4.71%) IBM
5 55 (4.18%) VMware
6 39 (2.96%) Citrix
7 34 (2.58%) HP
8 33 (2.51%) Cisco
9 14 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.99%) Telerik
11 12 (0.91%) Google
12 10 (0.76%) Actimize
12 10 (0.76%) Sage
13 9 (0.68%) F5
14 8 (0.61%) Adobe
14 8 (0.61%) Dell
14 8 (0.61%) Symbian
15 7 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (0.53%) Avaya
15 7 (0.53%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
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Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, FlexTime, Life Assurance
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum
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