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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 541 726 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.73% 18.86% 17.38%
As % of the General category 45.31% 48.82% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 439 568 607
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,350 £25,000
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
1194 1487 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 36.92% 38.63% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1128 1256
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,400
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Altrincham -3 22 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Stockport -17 17 £30,000 -18.91% 11
Salford +5 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bolton +10 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oldham - 6 £50,000 - 1
Sale -3 5 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Rochdale -1 2 £100,000 +90.47% 1
Cheadle -12 2 £46,250 +25.00% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 277 (20.49%) SQL
2 219 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (15.98%) Project Management
4 213 (15.75%) SQL Server
5 212 (15.68%) PRINCE2
6 211 (15.61%) Banking
7 191 (14.13%) Microsoft
8 190 (14.05%) Degree
9 185 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
10 160 (11.83%) Windows
11 149 (11.02%) Retail
12 146 (10.80%) Business Analysis
13 137 (10.13%) .NET
14 122 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 119 (8.80%) C#
16 118 (8.73%) ITIL
17 116 (8.58%) MS Excel
18 114 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
19 111 (8.21%) SDLC
20 110 (8.14%) Java
21 109 (8.06%) HTML
22 108 (7.99%) JavaScript
23 105 (7.77%) Data Analysis
24 103 (7.62%) Oracle
25 102 (7.54%) QA
26 91 (6.73%) OO
27 87 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 82 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 81 (5.99%) CSS
30 80 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.55%) CMS
2 21 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.04%) IIS
4 12 (0.89%) SAS
5 11 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.44%) JBoss
6 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.30%) WordPress
8 4 (0.30%) Confluence
8 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.15%) Drupal
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) CICS
11 1 (0.074%) FileNet
Applications
1 116 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.70%) MS Office
3 32 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.55%) MS Project
6 9 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.67%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.30%) InDesign
9 2 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
2 24 (1.78%) SAP FI
2 24 (1.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (1.78%) SAP CO
3 21 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 15 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
8 12 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (0.74%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.74%) Agresso
11 6 (0.44%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.59%) SaaS
3 7 (0.52%) Office 365
3 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.37%) GitHub
4 5 (0.37%) Force.com
5 4 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.77%) WAN
2 47 (3.48%) Firewall
3 42 (3.11%) LAN
4 21 (1.55%) Wireless
4 21 (1.55%) Internet
5 19 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.11%) DNS
7 12 (0.89%) ATM
7 12 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.81%) DHCP
9 10 (0.74%) SAN
10 9 (0.67%) Network Security
11 8 (0.59%) Intranet
11 8 (0.59%) SSL
12 7 (0.52%) HTTP
12 7 (0.52%) VPN
12 7 (0.52%) VoIP
12 7 (0.52%) MPLS
13 4 (0.30%) VLAN
13 4 (0.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 40 (2.96%) MySQL
7 29 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 21 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (0.89%) QlikView
14 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.81%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.74%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.74%) MS Access
16 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 45 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 33 (2.44%) NUnit
3 25 (1.85%) Selenium
4 19 (1.41%) JIRA
5 17 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.11%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.04%) Subversion
7 14 (1.04%) ClearCase
8 10 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.67%) WatiN
10 8 (0.59%) MSTest
10 8 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (0.52%) JUnit
12 6 (0.44%) Toad
12 6 (0.44%) Ant
13 5 (0.37%) PhpStorm
13 5 (0.37%) Grunt
13 5 (0.37%) NetBeans
13 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 211 (15.61%) Banking
2 149 (11.02%) Retail
3 66 (4.88%) Marketing
4 48 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.66%) Retail Banking
6 27 (2.00%) Legal
6 27 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.85%) Back Office
8 22 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.55%) Law
10 13 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.67%) Games
12 8 (0.59%) Advertising
12 8 (0.59%) Electronics
13 5 (0.37%) Billing
14 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.22%) Front Office
15 3 (0.22%) Publishing
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 334 (24.70%) Analyst
2 219 (16.20%) Developer
3 193 (14.28%) Project Manager
4 167 (12.35%) Business Analyst
5 100 (7.40%) Consultant
6 49 (3.62%) PHP Developer
7 45 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 44 (3.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 40 (2.96%) Service Manager
10 39 (2.88%) Software Developer
11 37 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
12 36 (2.66%) C# Developer
13 35 (2.59%) MI Analyst
14 34 (2.51%) Tester
15 31 (2.29%) Programme Manager
15 31 (2.29%) Test Analyst
16 28 (2.07%) Architect
16 28 (2.07%) Senior Manager
16 28 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
17 27 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (10.13%) .NET
2 109 (8.06%) HTML
3 81 (5.99%) CSS
4 60 (4.44%) XML
5 55 (4.07%) ASP.NET
6 53 (3.92%) jQuery
7 50 (3.70%) Web Services
8 46 (3.40%) WCF
9 39 (2.88%) SOAP
10 38 (2.81%) AngularJS
11 35 (2.59%) WPF
12 32 (2.37%) J2EE
13 31 (2.29%) LINQ
14 30 (2.22%) HTML5
14 30 (2.22%) REST
15 25 (1.85%) MSMQ
15 25 (1.85%) Laravel
16 21 (1.55%) .NET Framework
17 18 (1.33%) Symfony
18 16 (1.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 37 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.44%) User Experience
4 32 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.78%) NHS
6 19 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 19 (1.41%) Statistics
7 18 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 13 (0.96%) Visualisation
9 12 (0.89%) Replication
10 11 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 11 (0.81%) W3C
10 11 (0.81%) FMCG
11 10 (0.74%) PMI
11 10 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.67%) IVR
12 9 (0.67%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 160 (11.83%) Windows
2 50 (3.70%) Linux
3 34 (2.51%) UNIX
4 32 (2.37%) Windows 7
5 31 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.70%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.63%) Android
9 17 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.074%) Debian
13 1 (0.074%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.074%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (15.98%) Project Management
3 212 (15.68%) PRINCE2
4 146 (10.80%) Business Analysis
5 122 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (8.73%) ITIL
7 114 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 111 (8.21%) SDLC
9 105 (7.77%) Data Analysis
10 91 (6.73%) OO
11 77 (5.70%) Service Delivery
12 73 (5.40%) Change Management
12 73 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 69 (5.10%) UML
14 63 (4.66%) Programme Management
15 62 (4.59%) Scrum
16 61 (4.51%) TDD
17 58 (4.29%) ERP
18 54 (3.99%) Migration
19 52 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 277 (20.49%) SQL
2 119 (8.80%) C#
3 110 (8.14%) Java
4 108 (7.99%) JavaScript
5 65 (4.81%) PHP
6 60 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 47 (3.48%) VBA
8 34 (2.51%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 21 (1.55%) VB
10 21 (1.55%) C
11 17 (1.26%) C++
11 17 (1.26%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.59%) ABAP
14 7 (0.52%) PHP5
15 6 (0.44%) Perl
16 5 (0.37%) VB6
16 5 (0.37%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 190 (14.05%) Degree
2 62 (4.59%) ISEB
3 47 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 42 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 36 (2.66%) Security Cleared
6 30 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.41%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.26%) CCNA
13 14 (1.04%) MCSE
14 12 (0.89%) HND
15 11 (0.81%) ACCA
16 10 (0.74%) MCP
17 9 (0.67%) PMP
18 7 (0.52%) CISSP
19 6 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.54%) QA
2 40 (2.96%) SLA
3 13 (0.96%) FATCA
4 7 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.074%) EMIR
8 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.074%) COBIT
8 1 (0.074%) MiFID
System Software
1 43 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.44%) XenApp
4 6 (0.44%) vSphere
4 6 (0.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.15%) NFS
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.074%) Docker
6 1 (0.074%) SRDF
6 1 (0.074%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 14 (1.04%) SCCM
2 7 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (0.52%) SCOM
3 6 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.30%) Foglight
5 4 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.15%) WMI
7 2 (0.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.15%) Puppet
7 2 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.15%) cPanel
8 1 (0.074%) Graphite
8 1 (0.074%) Salt
8 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.074%) Control-M
8 1 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 191 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.62%) Oracle
3 55 (4.07%) SAP
4 42 (3.11%) VMware
5 38 (2.81%) Cisco
6 37 (2.74%) IBM
7 23 (1.70%) Citrix
8 22 (1.63%) HP
9 21 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.18%) Dell
11 11 (0.81%) Business Objects
11 11 (0.81%) EMC
11 11 (0.81%) Google
12 10 (0.74%) Actimize
13 9 (0.67%) Telerik
13 9 (0.67%) Wyse
13 9 (0.67%) Teradata
13 9 (0.67%) Juniper
13 9 (0.67%) NetApp
13 9 (0.67%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £24,000 basic - benefits + Holidays - genuine top career path!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £195000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + OTE and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago