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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 850 749 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.54% 20.15% 16.21%
As % of the General category 55.02% 55.24% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 743 660 638
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1545 1356 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.15% 36.48% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1113 1159
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 49 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Salford +3 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Cheadle +3 17 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Altrincham -4 15 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Bolton +9 8 £32,000 -8.57% 5
Wigan -13 6 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Oldham +7 4 £50,000 -18.03%
Rochdale - 4 £67,500 -
Sale -3 3 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £47,500 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 446 (25.24%) SQL
2 309 (17.49%) SQL Server
3 280 (15.85%) Banking
4 272 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (13.75%) Microsoft
6 221 (12.51%) Project Management
7 219 (12.39%) Windows
8 212 (12.00%) ITIL
9 198 (11.21%) .NET
10 193 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
11 191 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 185 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 184 (10.41%) Degree
14 183 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 183 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 154 (8.72%) PRINCE2
16 153 (8.66%) C#
16 153 (8.66%) MS Excel
17 151 (8.55%) Service Delivery
18 150 (8.49%) Retail
19 140 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 132 (7.47%) HTML
21 130 (7.36%) Oracle
22 125 (7.07%) Data Analysis
23 124 (7.02%) JavaScript
24 122 (6.90%) CRM
24 122 (6.90%) QA
25 119 (6.73%) T-SQL
26 118 (6.68%) OO
27 111 (6.28%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 82 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.15%) IIS
3 36 (2.04%) SAS
4 27 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.25%) CICS
6 18 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.85%) CMS
7 15 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.40%) Drupal
11 6 (0.34%) JBoss
12 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.23%) Node.js
13 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.17%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 153 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 89 (5.04%) MS Office
3 46 (2.60%) PowerPivot
4 34 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (1.25%) MS Project
7 11 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.23%) InDesign
9 4 (0.23%) SPSS
9 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
11 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 37 (2.09%) SAP FI
1 37 (2.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 37 (2.09%) SAP CO
2 33 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 20 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 20 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
6 20 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
8 16 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
9 13 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
10 11 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.57%) Agresso
12 6 (0.34%) Magento
12 6 (0.34%) SAP Business One
12 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.91%) Office 365
2 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.11%) PaaS
3 2 (0.11%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
3 2 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.34%) Firewall
2 36 (2.04%) LAN
3 32 (1.81%) WAN
3 32 (1.81%) Internet
4 27 (1.53%) Wireless
5 19 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.96%) DNS
7 16 (0.91%) SAN
8 13 (0.74%) SSL
9 11 (0.62%) DHCP
9 11 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.40%) Network Security
10 7 (0.40%) VPN
11 6 (0.34%) Intranet
11 6 (0.34%) SMTP
11 6 (0.34%) VoIP
11 6 (0.34%) ATM
11 6 (0.34%) NAS
11 6 (0.34%) MPLS
12 5 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 183 (10.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 183 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 140 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (5.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 79 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
6 62 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 42 (2.38%) Big Data
8 38 (2.15%) MySQL
9 37 (2.09%) SQL Server 2000
10 34 (1.92%) DB2
11 31 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 29 (1.64%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.64%) OLAP
13 28 (1.58%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.47%) Data Mining
15 25 (1.41%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
18 17 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (2.04%) Selenium
3 32 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 22 (1.25%) JIRA
6 21 (1.19%) NUnit
7 19 (1.08%) Subversion
8 15 (0.85%) JUnit
9 14 (0.79%) WatiN
10 13 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (0.57%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.45%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.34%) MSTest
14 4 (0.23%) jMock
14 4 (0.23%) SilkPerformer
14 4 (0.23%) EasyMock
14 4 (0.23%) Redmine
14 4 (0.23%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 280 (15.85%) Banking
2 150 (8.49%) Retail
3 60 (3.40%) Marketing
4 55 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 48 (2.72%) Back Office
7 39 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.30%) Advertising
9 21 (1.19%) Legal
10 16 (0.91%) Law
11 10 (0.57%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.51%) Front Office
12 9 (0.51%) Automotive
13 8 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.40%) Games
15 5 (0.28%) Billing
16 4 (0.23%) Publishing
17 3 (0.17%) Electronics
17 3 (0.17%) German Language
18 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 383 (21.68%) Analyst
2 309 (17.49%) Developer
3 218 (12.34%) Project Manager
4 152 (8.60%) Business Analyst
5 110 (6.23%) Consultant
6 99 (5.60%) Architect
7 68 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 61 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 60 (3.40%) DBA
10 56 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 55 (3.11%) .NET Developer
12 54 (3.06%) MI Analyst
13 53 (3.00%) Test Manager
14 46 (2.60%) Service Manager
15 44 (2.49%) Senior Manager
16 38 (2.15%) Support Analyst
16 38 (2.15%) IT Project Manager
17 37 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
18 34 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
19 33 (1.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (11.21%) .NET
2 132 (7.47%) HTML
3 99 (5.60%) CSS
4 91 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 80 (4.53%) XML
6 53 (3.00%) jQuery
7 44 (2.49%) WCF
8 38 (2.15%) Middleware
9 37 (2.09%) Web Services
10 31 (1.75%) HTML5
11 30 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (1.70%) J2EE
12 26 (1.47%) .NET Framework
13 24 (1.36%) WPF
14 23 (1.30%) AngularJS
15 22 (1.25%) CSS3
16 21 (1.19%) XSLT
17 19 (1.08%) WinForms
18 18 (1.02%) LINQ
18 18 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 193 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.89%) Mainframe
4 39 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 27 (1.53%) Statistics
6 22 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 20 (1.13%) Data Extraction
9 19 (1.08%) User Experience
10 15 (0.85%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (0.79%) PMI
12 12 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.68%) Tandem
12 12 (0.68%) FMCG
13 9 (0.51%) Clustering
13 9 (0.51%) NHS
14 8 (0.45%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.45%) VSAM
14 8 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 219 (12.39%) Windows
2 71 (4.02%) UNIX
3 50 (2.83%) Linux
4 42 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 31 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (1.19%) Android
7 20 (1.13%) Windows 8
8 18 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.74%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.40%) VMS
12 6 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.34%) AIX
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (12.51%) Project Management
3 212 (12.00%) ITIL
4 191 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 185 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 154 (8.72%) PRINCE2
7 151 (8.55%) Service Delivery
8 125 (7.07%) Data Analysis
9 122 (6.90%) CRM
10 118 (6.68%) OO
11 99 (5.60%) Mentoring
12 84 (4.75%) Business Analysis
13 80 (4.53%) Migration
14 78 (4.41%) Change Management
14 78 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 75 (4.24%) Analytics
16 68 (3.85%) MVC
17 66 (3.74%) Software Testing
18 65 (3.68%) UML
19 64 (3.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 446 (25.24%) SQL
2 153 (8.66%) C#
3 124 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 119 (6.73%) T-SQL
5 111 (6.28%) Java
6 51 (2.89%) VB.NET
7 44 (2.49%) PHP
8 36 (2.04%) VB
9 33 (1.87%) VBA
10 30 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 29 (1.64%) C
12 28 (1.58%) Perl
13 24 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.30%) COBOL
15 20 (1.13%) Python
16 19 (1.08%) VB6
17 17 (0.96%) C++
18 13 (0.74%) JCL
19 12 (0.68%) ABAP
20 7 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 184 (10.41%) Degree
2 91 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 74 (4.19%) ISEB
4 63 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 57 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 35 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 32 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 27 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 20 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.91%) ACCA
13 15 (0.85%) PMP
14 14 (0.79%) HND
15 12 (0.68%) MCP
15 12 (0.68%) CCA
15 12 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 11 (0.62%) MCSE
16 11 (0.62%) MCITP
17 10 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (6.90%) QA
2 54 (3.06%) SLA
3 12 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) FATCA
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) BS25999
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.91%) XenApp
5 9 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.45%) vSphere
7 7 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 7 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (1.13%) Data Guard
2 18 (1.02%) Foglight
3 9 (0.51%) SCCM
4 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.28%) WMI
5 5 (0.28%) WSUS
5 5 (0.28%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.17%) Control-M
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.11%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.057%) SCSM
Vendors
1 243 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 130 (7.36%) Oracle
3 67 (3.79%) SAP
4 49 (2.77%) Cisco
5 45 (2.55%) VMware
6 41 (2.32%) Citrix
7 37 (2.09%) IBM
8 35 (1.98%) HP
9 34 (1.92%) Teradata
10 30 (1.70%) Business Objects
11 25 (1.41%) EMC
12 24 (1.36%) NetApp
13 18 (1.02%) Juniper
13 18 (1.02%) Imperva
14 17 (0.96%) Symantec
14 17 (0.96%) Tableau
15 16 (0.91%) Sybase
16 15 (0.85%) Google
17 14 (0.79%) Telerik
17 14 (0.79%) F5
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus + healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, incnetives
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + pension, parking, cycle to work
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experienc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £44,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi-Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago