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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 830 769 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.41% 19.93% 15.99%
As % of the General category 51.84% 52.82% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 689 690 523
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
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
1601 1456 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.37% 37.74% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1204 1056
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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% 14
Stockport +1 32 £37,500 -0.66% 8
Cheadle 0 14 £37,000 +29.82% 3
Rochdale 0 12 £42,750 -5.00%
Bury -8 4 £24,000 -53.17%
Wigan -4 2 £52,500 +6.59%
Bolton +2 1 £37,500 - 1
Oldham +1 1 £48,000 +4.06%
Sale -3 1 £42,500 - 2
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 433 (27.83%) SQL
2 303 (19.47%) SQL Server
3 236 (15.17%) Microsoft
4 227 (14.59%) .NET
5 213 (13.69%) Degree
6 204 (13.11%) C#
7 200 (12.85%) Banking
8 192 (12.34%) MS Excel
9 191 (12.28%) Windows
10 187 (12.02%) Project Management
11 175 (11.25%) ITIL
12 172 (11.05%) Oracle
13 166 (10.67%) ASP.NET
14 154 (9.90%) Retail
15 136 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
16 130 (8.35%) HTML
16 130 (8.35%) JavaScript
17 127 (8.16%) Business Analysis
18 126 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 125 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 124 (7.97%) Java
21 119 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 114 (7.33%) Marketing
23 111 (7.13%) PRINCE2
24 110 (7.07%) XML
25 106 (6.81%) OO
26 105 (6.75%) UNIX
27 101 (6.49%) Service Delivery
28 100 (6.43%) T-SQL
28 100 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (2.38%) SAS
2 31 (1.99%) WebLogic
3 26 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.54%) CMS
5 22 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.29%) IIS
8 18 (1.16%) CICS
9 14 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.51%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 8 (0.51%) Drupal
13 8 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
15 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 192 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.51%) MS Office
3 16 (1.03%) MS Project
3 16 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.51%) SPSS
6 6 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.26%) InDesign
8 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 39 (2.51%) Oracle Financials
4 39 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
5 37 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
6 36 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 36 (2.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 34 (2.19%) SAP FI
8 33 (2.12%) SAP CO
8 33 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 31 (1.99%) Oracle iProcurement
10 29 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
11 28 (1.80%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 22 (1.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 20 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
13 20 (1.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 19 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
14 19 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
15 18 (1.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.03%) Office 365
1 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.57%) Internet
2 18 (1.16%) SAN
3 16 (1.03%) Firewall
4 11 (0.71%) Wireless
4 11 (0.71%) DNS
5 8 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.45%) LAN
6 7 (0.45%) VoIP
6 7 (0.45%) WAN
6 7 (0.45%) Intranet
7 6 (0.39%) Broadband
8 5 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.32%) LDAP
8 5 (0.32%) VPN
8 5 (0.32%) FTP
8 5 (0.32%) SSL
9 4 (0.26%) SMTP
9 4 (0.26%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 126 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 76 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 41 (2.63%) DB2
9 37 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.31%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 23 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 20 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.29%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
15 18 (1.16%) SAP BW
15 18 (1.16%) MySQL
16 15 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 13 (0.84%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 27 (1.74%) NUnit
4 25 (1.61%) Selenium
5 20 (1.29%) JUnit
6 18 (1.16%) Ant
7 17 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 15 (0.96%) Toad
9 12 (0.77%) MSTest
10 11 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.64%) JIRA
12 9 (0.58%) Git (software)
12 9 (0.58%) Maven
13 7 (0.45%) Mockito
13 7 (0.45%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.45%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.39%) Gerrit
14 6 (0.39%) ProC
General
1 200 (12.85%) Banking
2 154 (9.90%) Retail
3 114 (7.33%) Marketing
4 55 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.83%) Billing
6 40 (2.57%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.86%) General Ledger
9 27 (1.74%) Advertising
10 21 (1.35%) Back Office
11 20 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.03%) Legal
12 16 (1.03%) Front Office
13 9 (0.58%) Polish Language
14 8 (0.51%) Greek Language
15 7 (0.45%) Automotive
16 6 (0.39%) Law
17 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 437 (28.08%) Analyst
2 283 (18.19%) Developer
3 170 (10.93%) Business Analyst
4 163 (10.48%) Consultant
5 100 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 64 (4.11%) .NET Developer
7 61 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 59 (3.79%) Architect
9 56 (3.60%) C# Developer
10 51 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 48 (3.08%) Team Leader
12 47 (3.02%) Oracle Consultant
13 37 (2.38%) Senior Developer
13 37 (2.38%) Implementation Consultant
14 36 (2.31%) Data Analyst
15 35 (2.25%) Applications Support
15 35 (2.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 35 (2.25%) MI Analyst
15 35 (2.25%) Financial Business Analyst
16 34 (2.19%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (14.59%) .NET
2 166 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 130 (8.35%) HTML
4 110 (7.07%) XML
5 98 (6.30%) CSS
6 70 (4.50%) Web Services
7 68 (4.37%) WCF
8 64 (4.11%) jQuery
9 63 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 42 (2.70%) J2EE
11 32 (2.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (1.93%) XSLT
13 24 (1.54%) Middleware
13 24 (1.54%) LINQ
14 23 (1.48%) Java EE
15 21 (1.35%) SOAP
16 20 (1.29%) WinForms
16 20 (1.29%) WPF
17 18 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 39 (2.51%) Mainframe
3 27 (1.74%) Statistics
4 25 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.48%) Data Extraction
5 23 (1.48%) Mathematics
6 17 (1.09%) PMI
7 14 (0.90%) Social Media
8 11 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 11 (0.71%) Replication
9 10 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.58%) Clustering
11 7 (0.45%) Data Conversion
11 7 (0.45%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.45%) W3C
12 6 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.39%) Open Source
12 6 (0.39%) iPhone
13 5 (0.32%) DTV
14 4 (0.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 191 (12.28%) Windows
2 105 (6.75%) UNIX
3 71 (4.56%) Linux
4 39 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.90%) AIX
8 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 10 (0.64%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.58%) VMS
12 7 (0.45%) Android
13 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.39%) Solaris
14 4 (0.26%) HPUX
15 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.19%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.13%) zOS
16 2 (0.13%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (12.02%) Project Management
2 175 (11.25%) ITIL
3 136 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
4 127 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 125 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (7.13%) PRINCE2
7 106 (6.81%) OO
8 101 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 99 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
10 89 (5.72%) MVC
11 82 (5.27%) Data Analysis
12 71 (4.56%) Software Testing
13 69 (4.43%) E-Commerce
14 64 (4.11%) Data Modelling
15 60 (3.86%) TDD
16 59 (3.79%) UML
17 58 (3.73%) Change Management
17 58 (3.73%) Analytics
18 55 (3.53%) Scrum
19 48 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 433 (27.83%) SQL
2 204 (13.11%) C#
3 130 (8.35%) JavaScript
4 124 (7.97%) Java
5 100 (6.43%) T-SQL
6 69 (4.43%) VB.NET
7 41 (2.63%) VBA
8 38 (2.44%) Perl
9 29 (1.86%) VB
10 23 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.41%) C
11 22 (1.41%) COBOL
12 17 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 15 (0.96%) PHP
14 12 (0.77%) Ruby
15 11 (0.71%) Python
16 9 (0.58%) Prolog
17 8 (0.51%) VBScript
18 6 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 213 (13.69%) Degree
2 68 (4.37%) ISEB
3 37 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 27 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 26 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 17 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.77%) CIMA
11 11 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 11 (0.71%) ACCA
12 9 (0.58%) CCNA
12 9 (0.58%) CCA
13 8 (0.51%) MCP
13 8 (0.51%) HND
13 8 (0.51%) MCITP
13 8 (0.51%) MCTS
14 7 (0.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.47%) QA
2 31 (1.99%) SLA
3 15 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) BS25999
7 3 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.064%) EMIR
8 1 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 41 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.064%) XenApp
7 1 (0.064%) XenServer
7 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.064%) vSphere
7 1 (0.064%) Xen
7 1 (0.064%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.064%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.84%) SCCM
3 10 (0.64%) OpenView
4 9 (0.58%) SCOM
5 8 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.26%) Puppet
8 3 (0.19%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.19%) Foglight
8 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.064%) Nagios
Vendors
1 236 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.05%) Oracle
3 64 (4.11%) SAP
4 35 (2.25%) HP
5 27 (1.74%) VMware
6 26 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 24 (1.54%) Cisco
8 23 (1.48%) Citrix
9 20 (1.29%) IBM
10 18 (1.16%) Sage
11 13 (0.84%) Teradata
12 12 (0.77%) Sybase
13 11 (0.71%) Zend
13 11 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
13 11 (0.71%) Pegasus
14 10 (0.64%) Cognos
14 10 (0.64%) Adobe
15 9 (0.58%) F5
15 9 (0.58%) Sencha
16 8 (0.51%) SYSPRO
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday