The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1160 1282 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.22% 19.20% 23.76%
As % of the General category 49.81% 52.67% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 890 988 1447
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £63,100
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Finance
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2329 2434 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.58% 36.45% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1894 2458
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Finance
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Finance Salary Trend in the North West

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in the North West

Finance
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 636 £45,000 +2.27% 97
Cheshire +1 304 £38,500 -14.44% 31
Merseyside -1 107 £44,000 -10.20% 22
Lancashire +6 45 £39,875 +13.92% 11
Cumbria +11 7 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 548 (24.42%) SQL
2 520 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 457 (20.37%) SQL Server
4 442 (19.70%) .NET
5 425 (18.94%) C#
6 414 (18.45%) Microsoft
7 321 (14.30%) JavaScript
8 302 (13.46%) Project Management
9 288 (12.83%) CSS
10 283 (12.61%) Banking
11 263 (11.72%) ASP.NET
12 251 (11.19%) Degree
13 248 (11.05%) MS Excel
14 245 (10.92%) SAP
15 242 (10.78%) HTML
16 241 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 235 (10.47%) MVC
18 234 (10.43%) Windows
19 226 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
20 221 (9.85%) ITIL
20 221 (9.85%) Retail
21 208 (9.27%) Scrum
22 197 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
23 191 (8.51%) Manufacturing
24 189 (8.42%) T-SQL
25 186 (8.29%) Java
26 177 (7.89%) jQuery
27 173 (7.71%) Oracle
28 167 (7.44%) TDD
29 151 (6.73%) SDLC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 33 (1.47%) Apache
3 33 (1.47%) CMS
3 33 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 32 (1.43%) IIS
5 21 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.89%) SAS
7 19 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.67%) Confluence
9 15 (0.67%) NServiceBus
10 14 (0.62%) JBoss
11 11 (0.49%) CICS
12 7 (0.31%) nginx
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
13 6 (0.27%) WordPress
14 5 (0.22%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 248 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.06%) MS Office
3 49 (2.18%) MS Project
4 38 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (1.47%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.089%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.045%) InDesign
9 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 62 (2.76%) SAP FI
2 52 (2.32%) SAP CO
2 52 (2.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 38 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 36 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 27 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
6 26 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 21 (0.94%) HFM
8 20 (0.89%) SAP BPC
9 17 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
10 15 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
11 14 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.62%) SAP PP
12 13 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (0.58%) SAP SD
13 12 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 11 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
14 11 (0.49%) SAP PM
15 10 (0.45%) SAP FI-AP
15 10 (0.45%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.98%) PaaS
4 18 (0.80%) SaaS
5 12 (0.53%) Office 365
6 9 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.40%) IaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.18%) Slack
8 3 (0.13%) GitHub
9 2 (0.089%) AdWords
9 2 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.045%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.045%) iTunes
10 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.045%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.52%) Firewall
3 28 (1.25%) SAN
4 27 (1.20%) HTTP
5 25 (1.11%) DNS
6 22 (0.98%) VoIP
7 21 (0.94%) VPN
8 17 (0.76%) WAN
9 16 (0.71%) Internet
10 14 (0.62%) LAN
10 14 (0.62%) Network Security
11 13 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (0.40%) MPLS
13 8 (0.36%) DHCP
13 8 (0.36%) Intranet
13 8 (0.36%) Wireless
14 6 (0.27%) BGP
14 6 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 86 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 58 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 54 (2.41%) SAP BW
9 46 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (1.87%) MySQL
10 42 (1.87%) QlikView
11 41 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 38 (1.69%) Relational Database
13 34 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (1.20%) Big Data
15 26 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 24 (1.07%) Data Mining
16 24 (1.07%) DB2
16 24 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 23 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 110 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 108 (4.81%) JIRA
3 60 (2.67%) NUnit
4 51 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 44 (1.96%) MSTest
6 43 (1.92%) Selenium
7 38 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.25%) LSMW
9 26 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 21 (0.94%) Ant
10 21 (0.94%) SpecFlow
11 20 (0.89%) Maven
11 20 (0.89%) Subversion
12 15 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.67%) FxCop
12 15 (0.67%) StyleCop
13 14 (0.62%) Moq
13 14 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.45%) Jasmine
General
1 283 (12.61%) Banking
2 221 (9.85%) Retail
3 191 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 129 (5.75%) Legal
5 106 (4.72%) Marketing
6 83 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 75 (3.34%) Publishing
8 56 (2.50%) Advertising
9 39 (1.74%) Electronics
10 38 (1.69%) Billing
11 28 (1.25%) Back Office
11 28 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.98%) General Ledger
13 20 (0.89%) Law
14 15 (0.67%) Front Office
15 12 (0.53%) Games
15 12 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.49%) Local Government
17 9 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 533 (23.75%) Analyst
2 518 (23.08%) Developer
3 238 (10.61%) .NET Developer
4 197 (8.78%) C# Developer
5 161 (7.17%) Project Manager
6 147 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 141 (6.28%) Consultant
8 138 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 132 (5.88%) Architect
10 100 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 98 (4.37%) Software Developer
12 96 (4.28%) SQL Developer
13 89 (3.97%) Applications Support
14 79 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
15 74 (3.30%) IT Manager
15 74 (3.30%) Lead Developer
16 72 (3.21%) .NET Software Developer
17 69 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
18 62 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
18 62 (2.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (19.70%) .NET
2 288 (12.83%) CSS
3 263 (11.72%) ASP.NET
4 242 (10.78%) HTML
5 177 (7.89%) jQuery
6 143 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (5.97%) Web Services
8 127 (5.66%) WCF
9 114 (5.08%) XML
10 109 (4.86%) AngularJS
11 97 (4.32%) .NET Framework
12 91 (4.06%) SOAP
13 88 (3.92%) WPF
14 63 (2.81%) RESTful
15 53 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 51 (2.27%) Entity Framework
17 47 (2.09%) JSON
18 45 (2.01%) HTML5
19 43 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 42 (1.87%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 57 (2.54%) FMCG
4 56 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 55 (2.45%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.32%) User Experience
7 43 (1.92%) Replication
8 42 (1.87%) PMI
9 33 (1.47%) AS400
9 33 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 33 (1.47%) Data Centre
9 33 (1.47%) iSeries
10 31 (1.38%) Clustering
11 30 (1.34%) iPad
12 28 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 22 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 22 (0.98%) Statistics
14 20 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 20 (0.89%) Driving Licence
14 20 (0.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 234 (10.43%) Windows
2 103 (4.59%) Linux
3 83 (3.70%) Unix
4 73 (3.25%) Windows Server
5 62 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 28 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.16%) Android
10 17 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.62%) CentOS
12 12 (0.53%) HPUX
13 11 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.22%) Solaris
18 2 (0.089%) MVS
18 2 (0.089%) VMS
18 2 (0.089%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (13.46%) Project Management
3 241 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 235 (10.47%) MVC
5 226 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 221 (9.85%) ITIL
7 208 (9.27%) Scrum
8 167 (7.44%) TDD
9 151 (6.73%) SDLC
10 149 (6.64%) Software Engineering
11 138 (6.15%) Risk Management
12 128 (5.70%) PRINCE2
13 125 (5.57%) Change Management
14 120 (5.35%) ERP
15 118 (5.26%) Service Delivery
16 116 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 111 (4.95%) Web Development
18 107 (4.77%) Business Analysis
19 99 (4.41%) OO
20 96 (4.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 548 (24.42%) SQL
2 425 (18.94%) C#
3 321 (14.30%) JavaScript
4 189 (8.42%) T-SQL
5 186 (8.29%) Java
6 86 (3.83%) PowerShell
7 58 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 50 (2.23%) ABAP
9 49 (2.18%) C++
10 42 (1.87%) VBA
11 39 (1.74%) PHP
12 37 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 36 (1.60%) C
14 34 (1.52%) RPG
15 26 (1.16%) RPG IV
16 25 (1.11%) VB
17 24 (1.07%) Python
18 19 (0.85%) VBScript
19 12 (0.53%) JCL
20 11 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 251 (11.19%) Degree
2 86 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 56 (2.50%) ISEB
5 47 (2.09%) CISSP
6 40 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 40 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 38 (1.69%) PMP
8 35 (1.56%) CISM
9 31 (1.38%) ACCA
10 30 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (1.34%) SC Cleared
11 27 (1.20%) CIMA
12 20 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (0.85%) HND
14 18 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (0.80%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.67%) CISA
15 15 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 11 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.43%) QA
2 67 (2.99%) SLA
3 29 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.67%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.49%) COBIT
6 11 (0.49%) SEPA
7 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.31%) FATCA
9 5 (0.22%) P3O
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.13%) Basel III
11 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.089%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.089%) GxP
13 1 (0.045%) ISO13485
13 1 (0.045%) JTAG
System Software
1 46 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.20%) XenApp
3 23 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.40%) Terminal Server
6 7 (0.31%) Firmware
7 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.27%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.089%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.089%) RACF
10 2 (0.089%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.089%) XenServer
11 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.045%) SRDF
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (1.07%) SCCM
2 23 (1.02%) SCOM
3 21 (0.94%) Nagios
4 20 (0.89%) EdgeSight
5 16 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.40%) Puppet
8 8 (0.36%) LiteSpeed
9 7 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.18%) Ansible
11 4 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.089%) Control-M
13 1 (0.045%) Cisco UCCX
13 1 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.045%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.045%) MobiControl
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.045%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 414 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 245 (10.92%) SAP
3 173 (7.71%) Oracle
4 62 (2.76%) Citrix
5 55 (2.45%) IBM
6 43 (1.92%) VMware
7 41 (1.83%) Cisco
8 33 (1.47%) Cognizant
9 32 (1.43%) Hyperion
10 29 (1.29%) Cognos
10 29 (1.29%) HP
11 28 (1.25%) Informatica
12 25 (1.11%) Tableau
13 24 (1.07%) RedGate
14 20 (0.89%) Remedy
15 18 (0.80%) Twitter
16 17 (0.76%) Sage
17 14 (0.62%) Facebook
18 12 (0.53%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.53%) FNZ
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, on call
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £650000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £100000 - £800000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago