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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1219 1544 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.62% 22.36% 19.92%
As % of the General category 54.23% 54.23% 56.93%
Number of salaries quoted 974 1304 1072
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2248 2847 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.88% 41.23% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 2318 1827
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 0 650 £42,500 +6.25% 177
Cheshire 0 325 £41,750 -10.21% 52
Merseyside +1 138 £35,000 -8.75% 9
Lancashire +13 65 £34,000 -9.33% 9
Cumbria +8 9 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 605 (24.26%) SQL
2 513 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (18.28%) SQL Server
4 391 (15.68%) Degree
5 383 (15.36%) Project Management
6 359 (14.39%) Microsoft
7 338 (13.55%) Windows
8 337 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 321 (12.87%) Banking
10 307 (12.31%) ITIL
11 260 (10.43%) .NET
12 241 (9.66%) PRINCE2
13 231 (9.26%) MS Excel
14 225 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
15 216 (8.66%) C#
16 214 (8.58%) JavaScript
17 211 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 210 (8.42%) Java
19 194 (7.78%) Oracle
20 192 (7.70%) Web Services
21 189 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 183 (7.34%) Retail
23 176 (7.06%) Change Management
24 174 (6.98%) Legal
25 173 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 171 (6.86%) XML
27 165 (6.62%) HTML
28 159 (6.38%) Business Analysis
29 156 (6.26%) Risk Management
30 155 (6.21%) Service Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 84 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 65 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
3 55 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 45 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 41 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 39 (1.56%) SAS
7 34 (1.36%) CMS
8 31 (1.24%) IIS
9 30 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 27 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 22 (0.88%) Confluence
13 21 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (0.80%) WordPress
15 19 (0.76%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.64%) Apache
18 14 (0.56%) CICS
18 14 (0.56%) Node.js
19 13 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 231 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 144 (5.77%) MS Office
3 58 (2.33%) MS Project
4 43 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.24%) SPSS
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.040%) CATIA
10 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 32 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 30 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 24 (0.96%) SAP CO
4 24 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 23 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
7 19 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (0.72%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
11 9 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.32%) Line 500
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (0.72%) IaaS
4 13 (0.52%) Office 365
5 10 (0.40%) PaaS
6 9 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.28%) SaaS
8 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.040%) AdWords
11 1 (0.040%) Force.com
11 1 (0.040%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.92%) WAN
2 45 (1.80%) LAN
3 43 (1.72%) Firewall
4 35 (1.40%) Internet
5 34 (1.36%) VPN
6 33 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 32 (1.28%) DNS
8 27 (1.08%) SAN
9 21 (0.84%) Broadband
10 19 (0.76%) Network Security
11 18 (0.72%) DHCP
12 14 (0.56%) VoIP
12 14 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.52%) Wireless
14 12 (0.48%) HTTP
14 12 (0.48%) Intranet
15 11 (0.44%) HTTPS
16 8 (0.32%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.32%) MPLS
16 8 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 189 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 173 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 100 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 77 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 54 (2.17%) MySQL
9 53 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 49 (1.96%) OLAP
11 39 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 38 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 36 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
14 34 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 34 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (1.32%) Big Data
16 30 (1.20%) OLTP
17 29 (1.16%) RDBMS
18 26 (1.04%) MS Access
19 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 113 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 82 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 73 (2.93%) JIRA
4 67 (2.69%) NUnit
5 44 (1.76%) MSTest
6 39 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 37 (1.48%) Subversion
8 33 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 31 (1.24%) Selenium
10 21 (0.84%) NetBeans
11 20 (0.80%) Maven
12 19 (0.76%) HP UFT
13 17 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.64%) Moq
15 15 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 14 (0.56%) JUnit
17 12 (0.48%) Bugzilla
17 12 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
18 11 (0.44%) Ant
18 11 (0.44%) FitNesse
General
1 321 (12.87%) Banking
2 183 (7.34%) Retail
3 174 (6.98%) Legal
4 125 (5.01%) Marketing
5 100 (4.01%) Law
6 95 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 76 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.68%) Back Office
9 41 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (1.24%) German Language
11 24 (0.96%) Advertising
11 24 (0.96%) Billing
11 24 (0.96%) Games
12 23 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
14 16 (0.64%) Publishing
15 14 (0.56%) Electronics
15 14 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.48%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 613 (24.58%) Analyst
2 448 (17.96%) Developer
3 262 (10.51%) Project Manager
4 155 (6.21%) Business Analyst
5 127 (5.09%) Consultant
6 112 (4.49%) IT Manager
7 107 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 102 (4.09%) SQL Developer
9 94 (3.77%) C# Developer
10 91 (3.65%) DBA
11 82 (3.29%) Test Analyst
12 81 (3.25%) .NET Developer
12 81 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 73 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
14 72 (2.89%) Senior Developer
14 72 (2.89%) Support Analyst
15 71 (2.85%) Service Analyst
16 69 (2.77%) Business Systems Analyst
17 66 (2.65%) Administrator
18 64 (2.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (10.43%) .NET
2 192 (7.70%) Web Services
3 171 (6.86%) XML
4 165 (6.62%) HTML
5 137 (5.49%) CSS
6 126 (5.05%) jQuery
7 103 (4.13%) ASP.NET
8 81 (3.25%) RESTful
9 78 (3.13%) WCF
10 65 (2.61%) Spring
11 64 (2.57%) SOAP
12 61 (2.45%) WPF
13 53 (2.13%) AngularJS
13 53 (2.13%) HTML5
14 46 (1.84%) LINQ
15 41 (1.64%) J2EE
15 41 (1.64%) Middleware
16 36 (1.44%) Java EE
16 36 (1.44%) XSLT
17 34 (1.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 337 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 66 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.45%) Blackberry
4 61 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 56 (2.25%) User Experience
6 39 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 35 (1.40%) Replication
8 32 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 30 (1.20%) Life Science
11 29 (1.16%) Fintech
12 27 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.96%) Clustering
14 23 (0.92%) AS400
15 22 (0.88%) iSeries
16 21 (0.84%) iPad
16 21 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 21 (0.84%) Statistics
17 18 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 338 (13.55%) Windows
2 105 (4.21%) Linux
3 97 (3.89%) Unix
4 95 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 73 (2.93%) Windows 7
6 68 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (1.12%) AIX
10 26 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.84%) Android
13 19 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.68%) Solaris
15 12 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (15.36%) Project Management
3 307 (12.31%) ITIL
4 241 (9.66%) PRINCE2
5 225 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
6 211 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 176 (7.06%) Change Management
8 159 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 156 (6.26%) Risk Management
10 155 (6.21%) Service Management
11 150 (6.01%) Service Delivery
12 144 (5.77%) Scrum
13 140 (5.61%) SDLC
14 128 (5.13%) UML
15 124 (4.97%) OO
16 118 (4.73%) Migration
17 112 (4.49%) Mentoring
18 104 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
19 100 (4.01%) E-Commerce
19 100 (4.01%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 605 (24.26%) SQL
2 216 (8.66%) C#
3 214 (8.58%) JavaScript
4 210 (8.42%) Java
5 140 (5.61%) T-SQL
6 64 (2.57%) PHP
7 53 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 51 (2.04%) VBA
9 48 (1.92%) C++
10 45 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 39 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 30 (1.20%) C
12 30 (1.20%) VB
13 22 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 21 (0.84%) Python
14 21 (0.84%) RPG
14 21 (0.84%) RPG IV
15 19 (0.76%) Ruby
16 17 (0.68%) COBOL
16 17 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 391 (15.68%) Degree
2 119 (4.77%) ISEB
3 70 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 69 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 62 (2.49%) Security Cleared
6 61 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 57 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
9 43 (1.72%) PMP
10 32 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (1.20%) CISSP
12 29 (1.16%) SC Cleared
13 27 (1.08%) CISM
14 23 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 19 (0.76%) MCSE
16 18 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
17 17 (0.68%) MCP
18 16 (0.64%) ACCA
19 15 (0.60%) CIMA
20 14 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (3.81%) SLA
2 91 (3.65%) QA
3 29 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 20 (0.80%) FATCA
5 20 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.44%) P3O
8 10 (0.40%) COBIT
9 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) COSO
10 3 (0.12%) SEPA
11 2 (0.080%) EMIR
11 2 (0.080%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.080%) MiFID
12 1 (0.040%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.040%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.040%) RMADS
System Software
1 111 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 23 (0.92%) Terminal Server
5 17 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (0.68%) XenApp
6 13 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.12%) Docker
11 2 (0.080%) Snort
11 2 (0.080%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.040%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.040%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.040%) SRDF
12 1 (0.040%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.24%) Puppet
3 25 (1.00%) SCCM
4 21 (0.84%) Data Guard
4 21 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 18 (0.72%) SCOM
7 17 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.64%) Nagios
9 11 (0.44%) EdgeSight
10 10 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.36%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 6 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
14 5 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.16%) SELinux
15 4 (0.16%) ThinApp
16 3 (0.12%) DameWare
16 3 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 359 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 194 (7.78%) Oracle
3 142 (5.69%) SAP
4 113 (4.53%) IBM
5 83 (3.33%) Citrix
6 82 (3.29%) VMware
7 58 (2.33%) Cisco
8 49 (1.96%) HP
9 24 (0.96%) Remedy
10 23 (0.92%) Twitter
11 21 (0.84%) AppSense
12 20 (0.80%) Adobe
12 20 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 20 (0.80%) Reuters
13 19 (0.76%) Symantec
14 18 (0.72%) Cognos
14 18 (0.72%) EMC
15 16 (0.64%) Dell
15 16 (0.64%) Hyperion
16 15 (0.60%) Red Hat
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