The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 258 242 248
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing ACCA 4 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
ACCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1725 1566 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.35% 22.94% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1325 1617
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACCA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ACCA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ACCA Salary Trend in the North West

ACCA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Manchester -8 3 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 - 4
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ACCA 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 ACCA.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 17 (85.00%) CIMA
3 9 (45.00%) ERP
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) VB
4 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) AAT
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Advertising
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VBScript
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) SYSPRO
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing ACCA 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 ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Advertising
3 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
6 1 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft Support
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP BPC Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ERP
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VB
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) CIMA
2 6 (30.00%) AAT
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 2 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) MBA
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) SYSPRO
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £130,000 to £160,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago