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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 81 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 16.67% 14.33% 16.55%
As % of the General category 43.32% 48.40% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 60
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £78,300 £52,750
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
187 188 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.48% 29.61% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 152 159 141
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 May 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 27 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
Liverpool +1 66 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Wirral +8 8 £40,000 -
St Helens - 4 £57,500 - 1
Birkenhead +2 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Southport +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 47 (23.50%) SQL
2 36 (18.00%) Project Management
3 35 (17.50%) MVC
3 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (15.50%) SQL Server
5 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (13.50%) ITIL
7 25 (12.50%) Windows
8 24 (12.00%) OO
9 23 (11.50%) JavaScript
9 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (11.00%) .NET
11 20 (10.00%) MSTest
12 19 (9.50%) MySQL
12 19 (9.50%) C#
12 19 (9.50%) HTML
13 18 (9.00%) PHP
13 18 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (9.00%) Banking
14 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET
14 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (8.50%) Yii
14 17 (8.50%) Symfony
14 17 (8.50%) Zend
15 16 (8.00%) Degree
15 16 (8.00%) OO PHP
15 16 (8.00%) Scrum
16 15 (7.50%) TDD
16 15 (7.50%) NUnit

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) IIS
3 6 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) MS Office
2 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (4.00%) Oracle AGIS
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (1.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.00%) Maximo
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.50%) OPENContractor
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) DHCP
1 12 (6.00%) DNS
2 6 (3.00%) FTP
2 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.00%) Firewall
3 4 (2.00%) SAN
4 2 (1.00%) Internet
4 2 (1.00%) LAN
4 2 (1.00%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) Telnet
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) SSH
5 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.50%) MySQL
3 18 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.00%) MS Access
8 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.00%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.50%) QlikView
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MSTest
2 15 (7.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (7.50%) Moq
2 15 (7.50%) NUnit
3 3 (1.50%) Subversion
3 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.00%) Selenium
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (9.00%) Banking
2 7 (3.50%) Retail
2 7 (3.50%) Marketing
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Legal
5 4 (2.00%) Law
6 2 (1.00%) Front Office
6 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (25.50%) Analyst
2 46 (23.00%) Developer
3 18 (9.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (9.00%) PHP Developer
4 17 (8.50%) Test Analyst
5 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 9 (4.50%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (4.50%) Strategy Manager
7 9 (4.50%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Systems Support
8 8 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.00%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) HTML
3 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.50%) Symfony
3 17 (8.50%) Yii
3 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (7.50%) Unity DI Container
4 15 (7.50%) Castle Windsor
4 15 (7.50%) Ninject
4 15 (7.50%) Spring.NET
4 15 (7.50%) WCF
5 7 (3.50%) WPF
6 6 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.00%) RESTful
6 6 (3.00%) JAX-RS
7 5 (2.50%) WinForms
8 4 (2.00%) CSS
8 4 (2.00%) SOAP
8 4 (2.00%) jQuery
8 4 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (7.50%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 12 (6.00%) NHS
4 10 (5.00%) Social Network
5 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.50%) Replication
7 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.50%) User Experience
8 3 (1.50%) Clustering
8 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.50%) iPad
9 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.50%) Windows
2 12 (6.00%) UNIX
3 8 (4.00%) Linux
4 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.00%) Project Management
2 35 (17.50%) MVC
2 35 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.50%) ITIL
4 24 (12.00%) OO
5 17 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (8.00%) Scrum
6 16 (8.00%) OO PHP
7 15 (7.50%) Web Application Development
7 15 (7.50%) TDD
7 15 (7.50%) ETL
7 15 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (7.50%) Kanban
7 15 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.00%) Data Management
10 10 (5.00%) Content Management
11 9 (4.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.50%) SQL
2 23 (11.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.50%) C#
4 18 (9.00%) PHP
5 12 (6.00%) Java
6 6 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.50%) C
8 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.00%) VBA
8 2 (1.00%) PHP5
9 1 (0.50%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.00%) Degree
2 15 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 15 (7.50%) ISEB
3 10 (5.00%) CIMA
4 8 (4.00%) ACCA
5 7 (3.50%) CCNA
5 7 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.00%) MCITP
7 5 (2.50%) MCSE
7 5 (2.50%) CCA
7 5 (2.50%) MBA
8 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.00%) MCDST
10 2 (1.00%) CCAB
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) SLA
2 9 (4.50%) QA
3 5 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.50%) COBIT
4 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.50%) Zend
3 11 (5.50%) Twitter
3 11 (5.50%) Oracle
4 10 (5.00%) Facebook
5 6 (3.00%) VMware
6 5 (2.50%) SAP
7 4 (2.00%) Cisco
7 4 (2.00%) HP
8 2 (1.00%) Citrix
8 2 (1.00%) Teradata
8 2 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.00%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.00%) Tableau
9 1 (0.50%) Verint
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) Unisys
9 1 (0.50%) Alias
Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus / pension / Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool City Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom
The Disclosure & Barring Service
Salary: £46,500 - £57,841
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago