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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 668 796 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.58% 19.94% 18.93%
As % of the General category 49.41% 50.32% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 540 629 688
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
1352 1582 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.60% 39.63% 37.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1198 1289
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 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 July 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
Salford +17 20 £37,500 -3.22%
Stockport -8 18 £32,500 -13.33% 19
Altrincham -9 10 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cheadle -5 8 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Bolton +10 6 £37,500 - 4
Sale -1 4 £25,875 -39.11% 2
Rochdale -5 4 £100,000 +153.16%
Oldham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Wigan 0 2 £24,000 -20.00%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 266 (20.41%) SQL
2 255 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (18.34%) Project Management
4 226 (17.34%) PRINCE2
5 222 (17.04%) Degree
6 206 (15.81%) Banking
7 199 (15.27%) SQL Server
8 174 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
9 173 (13.28%) .NET
10 162 (12.43%) Microsoft
11 153 (11.74%) Business Analysis
12 150 (11.51%) Windows
13 145 (11.13%) C#
14 137 (10.51%) Retail
15 130 (9.98%) Java
16 128 (9.82%) ITIL
17 118 (9.06%) SDLC
18 112 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 111 (8.52%) MS Excel
20 108 (8.29%) JavaScript
21 102 (7.83%) QA
22 100 (7.67%) HTML
23 96 (7.37%) Data Analysis
24 94 (7.21%) Change Management
25 93 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
26 88 (6.75%) TDD
27 85 (6.52%) Scrum
28 84 (6.45%) UML
29 83 (6.37%) CSS
30 82 (6.29%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 29 (2.23%) WebSphere
2 28 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.23%) CMS
4 11 (0.84%) CICS
5 9 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (0.69%) IIS
6 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.61%) SAS
7 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.31%) Confluence
9 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.23%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.15%) JBoss
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 111 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 79 (6.06%) MS Office
3 37 (2.84%) MS Project
4 18 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (3.07%) SAP FI
1 40 (3.07%) SAP CO
2 39 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (1.00%) SAP MM
4 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (0.84%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.77%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.46%) SAP BPC
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.07%) Office 365
3 11 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.46%) SaaS
4 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.38%) GitHub
6 3 (0.23%) Force.com
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 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.45%) WAN
2 41 (3.15%) Firewall
3 34 (2.61%) LAN
4 24 (1.84%) VoIP
4 24 (1.84%) Internet
5 21 (1.61%) Wireless
5 21 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.38%) VPN
7 17 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (1.15%) DNS
9 14 (1.07%) SAN
10 12 (0.92%) Network Security
11 11 (0.84%) MPLS
12 10 (0.77%) Intranet
12 10 (0.77%) WLAN
12 10 (0.77%) ATM
13 9 (0.69%) DHCP
13 9 (0.69%) HTTP
14 8 (0.61%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.61%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.84%) MySQL
9 23 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
14 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.69%) Big Data
15 9 (0.69%) QlikView
15 9 (0.69%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.54%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 64 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.76%) NUnit
3 34 (2.61%) Selenium
4 29 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.69%) JIRA
6 20 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.38%) Subversion
9 16 (1.23%) HP UFT
10 14 (1.07%) ClearCase
11 13 (1.00%) MSTest
12 12 (0.92%) LoadRunner
13 11 (0.84%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.84%) NetBeans
13 11 (0.84%) Grunt
13 11 (0.84%) gulp
14 9 (0.69%) WatiN
15 6 (0.46%) Toad
15 6 (0.46%) Ant
16 5 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 206 (15.81%) Banking
2 137 (10.51%) Retail
3 74 (5.68%) Marketing
4 57 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.07%) Legal
6 39 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 33 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.30%) Law
9 23 (1.77%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.38%) General Ledger
11 10 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.77%) Electronics
11 10 (0.77%) Automotive
12 8 (0.61%) Back Office
12 8 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.61%) Games
13 6 (0.46%) Advertising
14 5 (0.38%) Billing
15 4 (0.31%) Publishing
16 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (25.02%) Analyst
2 239 (18.34%) Developer
3 171 (13.12%) Project Manager
4 145 (11.13%) Business Analyst
5 101 (7.75%) Consultant
6 56 (4.30%) C# Developer
7 54 (4.14%) Software Developer
8 45 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 43 (3.30%) Financial Business Analyst
9 43 (3.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 40 (3.07%) PHP Developer
11 37 (2.84%) Software Engineer
12 36 (2.76%) Programme Manager
12 36 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
13 35 (2.69%) Agile C# Developer
14 34 (2.61%) Tester
14 34 (2.61%) Architect
15 32 (2.46%) C# Software Developer
16 31 (2.38%) Service Manager
17 26 (2.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (13.28%) .NET
2 100 (7.67%) HTML
3 83 (6.37%) CSS
4 82 (6.29%) Web Services
5 79 (6.06%) XML
6 67 (5.14%) jQuery
7 66 (5.07%) WCF
8 65 (4.99%) SOAP
8 65 (4.99%) ASP.NET
9 54 (4.14%) WPF
10 53 (4.07%) REST
11 50 (3.84%) LINQ
12 42 (3.22%) AngularJS
13 37 (2.84%) MSMQ
14 36 (2.76%) J2EE
15 33 (2.53%) HTML5
16 32 (2.46%) .NET Framework
17 26 (2.00%) Middleware
18 24 (1.84%) RESTful
19 22 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 174 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.84%) Data Centre
2 37 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.69%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.69%) User Experience
4 26 (2.00%) NHS
5 25 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 19 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.07%) Social Media
8 12 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 12 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
8 12 (0.92%) Replication
9 11 (0.84%) W3C
9 11 (0.84%) iPhone
10 10 (0.77%) PMI
10 10 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.77%) DTV
10 10 (0.77%) IVR
11 9 (0.69%) Thin Client
11 9 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 150 (11.51%) Windows
2 72 (5.53%) Linux
3 32 (2.46%) UNIX
4 31 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 27 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.92%) Android
7 17 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.15%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.23%) AIX
15 2 (0.15%) Solaris
15 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (18.34%) Project Management
3 226 (17.34%) PRINCE2
4 153 (11.74%) Business Analysis
5 128 (9.82%) ITIL
6 118 (9.06%) SDLC
7 112 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 96 (7.37%) Data Analysis
9 94 (7.21%) Change Management
10 93 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (6.75%) TDD
12 85 (6.52%) Scrum
13 84 (6.45%) UML
14 82 (6.29%) Mentoring
15 79 (6.06%) OO
15 79 (6.06%) Service Delivery
16 73 (5.60%) Programme Management
17 70 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 69 (5.30%) Risk Management
19 60 (4.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 266 (20.41%) SQL
2 145 (11.13%) C#
3 130 (9.98%) Java
4 108 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 55 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 50 (3.84%) VBA
7 49 (3.76%) PHP
8 42 (3.22%) PL/SQL
9 29 (2.23%) C++
10 20 (1.53%) C
10 20 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.00%) VB
12 13 (1.00%) COBOL
13 11 (0.84%) Python
13 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.54%) JCL
14 7 (0.54%) PHP5
14 7 (0.54%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.54%) REXX
Qualifications
1 222 (17.04%) Degree
2 65 (4.99%) ISEB
3 44 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.84%) CCNA
8 20 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (1.15%) Security Cleared
10 15 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (1.07%) HND
11 14 (1.07%) MCSE
12 13 (1.00%) CISA
13 12 (0.92%) CISSP
14 10 (0.77%) PMP
14 10 (0.77%) APMP
15 9 (0.69%) CCA
16 8 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.83%) QA
2 37 (2.84%) SLA
3 10 (0.77%) FATCA
4 7 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.077%) COBIT
9 1 (0.077%) MiFID
9 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) EMIR
9 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 33 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.31%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
5 2 (0.15%) NFS
5 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.077%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.077%) XenServer
6 1 (0.077%) SRDF
6 1 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.077%) Docker
6 1 (0.077%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.69%) SCCM
3 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.31%) cPanel
5 3 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.077%) Control-M
7 1 (0.077%) Foglight
7 1 (0.077%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.077%) Graphite
7 1 (0.077%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.077%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (0.077%) Salt
Vendors
1 162 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.14%) Oracle
3 66 (5.07%) SAP
4 48 (3.68%) IBM
5 45 (3.45%) VMware
6 34 (2.61%) Cisco
7 27 (2.07%) HP
8 20 (1.53%) Citrix
9 18 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.00%) Google
11 11 (0.84%) Telerik
12 10 (0.77%) Actimize
12 10 (0.77%) Dell
13 9 (0.69%) EMC
13 9 (0.69%) Juniper
13 9 (0.69%) F5
13 9 (0.69%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.61%) DevExpress
14 8 (0.61%) Symbian
15 7 (0.54%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Huge bonus structure and incentives
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Salary: up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependent on Experance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per day + + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Project Practice
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens
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