The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 89 82 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.73% 13.87% 12.40%
As % of the General category 56.69% 38.14% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 58
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £85,000
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 215 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.81% 36.38% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 130 192 160
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Merseyside region.

Finance Salary Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Finance
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 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
Liverpool +11 73 £48,250 +1.57% 9
Wirral +14 5 £50,000 +12.35% 1
Southport -11 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 33 (20.25%) Project Management
2 28 (17.18%) SQL
3 27 (16.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.72%) MVC
4 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (13.50%) Banking
6 21 (12.88%) Service Delivery
7 19 (11.66%) Change Management
7 19 (11.66%) HTML
7 19 (11.66%) ITIL
7 19 (11.66%) Degree
7 19 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
8 18 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.43%) SAP
9 17 (10.43%) SLA
9 17 (10.43%) OO
10 15 (9.20%) ETL
10 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 14 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (8.59%) .NET
12 13 (7.98%) PHP
12 13 (7.98%) MySQL
12 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.98%) Back Office
12 13 (7.98%) Management Information System
12 13 (7.98%) Manufacturing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.45%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) WordPress
4 1 (0.61%) Liferay
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Office
2 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Firewall
2 4 (2.45%) WAN
2 4 (2.45%) SAN
3 3 (1.84%) DNS
3 3 (1.84%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.61%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (7.98%) MySQL
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.07%) Redis
8 3 (1.84%) DB2
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) MS Access
10 1 (0.61%) OLAP
10 1 (0.61%) DTS
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MSTest
2 7 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (4.29%) Moq
2 7 (4.29%) NUnit
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Ant
4 1 (0.61%) JMeter
4 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (13.50%) Banking
2 13 (7.98%) Back Office
2 13 (7.98%) Manufacturing
3 11 (6.75%) Marketing
4 10 (6.13%) Retail
4 10 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.07%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.07%) Legal
7 4 (2.45%) Electronics
8 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 2 (1.23%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.15%) Developer
2 36 (22.09%) Analyst
3 14 (8.59%) Business Manager
3 14 (8.59%) Applications Manager
4 13 (7.98%) PHP Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.52%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.52%) Service Manager
6 9 (5.52%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.68%) DBA
8 6 (3.68%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.68%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.07%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Support Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.66%) HTML
2 14 (8.59%) .NET
3 12 (7.36%) Symfony
3 12 (7.36%) Yii
4 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.29%) jQuery
5 7 (4.29%) Spring.NET
5 7 (4.29%) WCF
5 7 (4.29%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (4.29%) Ninject
5 7 (4.29%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (3.07%) Akka
6 5 (3.07%) Play Framework
6 5 (3.07%) REST
6 5 (3.07%) Kafka
6 5 (3.07%) CSS
7 4 (2.45%) SAP Basis
7 4 (2.45%) HTML5
8 3 (1.84%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Replication
4 7 (4.29%) Life Science
4 7 (4.29%) Social Network
4 7 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.68%) User Experience
6 5 (3.07%) Clustering
7 4 (2.45%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.45%) DTV
7 4 (2.45%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.84%) PMI
8 3 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.84%) iPad
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.75%) Windows
2 4 (2.45%) Linux
2 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.45%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.84%) AIX
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.25%) Project Management
2 27 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.72%) MVC
3 24 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.88%) Service Delivery
5 19 (11.66%) Change Management
5 19 (11.66%) ITIL
5 19 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
6 17 (10.43%) OO
7 15 (9.20%) ETL
7 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.98%) Resource Management
9 12 (7.36%) Investment Management
9 12 (7.36%) Process Management
9 12 (7.36%) OO PHP
10 11 (6.75%) Coaching
10 11 (6.75%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.18%) SQL
2 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.98%) PHP
4 12 (7.36%) C#
5 7 (4.29%) Java
6 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.07%) LINC
7 4 (2.45%) C
8 3 (1.84%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) Python
9 1 (0.61%) PHP5
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Degree
2 12 (7.36%) ISEB
2 12 (7.36%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.52%) PMP
3 9 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.45%) MCP
5 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCDST
6 2 (1.23%) MCITP
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) SLA
2 6 (3.68%) QA
3 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) SRDF
2 3 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.61%) WSUS
1 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.43%) SAP
3 12 (7.36%) Zend
4 10 (6.13%) Oracle
5 8 (4.91%) Twitter
6 7 (4.29%) Facebook
7 5 (3.07%) Unisys
7 5 (3.07%) Hyperion
8 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.45%) EMC
8 4 (2.45%) Remedy
9 3 (1.84%) Tableau
10 2 (1.23%) Teradata
10 2 (1.23%) Avaya
10 2 (1.23%) Juniper
10 2 (1.23%) HP
11 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.61%) IBM
11 1 (0.61%) Cognos
11 1 (0.61%) Actuate
Wirral, Merseyside
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,200 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Pension, Agile Working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 15 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 16 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago