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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1167 1345 1617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.38% 20.12% 21.79%
As % of the General category 52.05% 53.69% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1063 1294
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2242 2505 3001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.22% 37.47% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 1942 2330
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 649 £45,000 +5.88% 92
Cheshire +2 280 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Merseyside -4 114 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Lancashire +3 52 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Cumbria +5 7 £36,250 -32.55% 5
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 525 (23.18%) SQL
2 502 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (19.56%) SQL Server
4 423 (18.68%) Microsoft
5 408 (18.01%) .NET
6 375 (16.56%) C#
7 321 (14.17%) Project Management
8 285 (12.58%) Banking
9 283 (12.49%) JavaScript
10 268 (11.83%) Degree
11 259 (11.43%) SAP
12 257 (11.35%) CSS
13 252 (11.13%) MS Excel
14 247 (10.91%) Windows
15 243 (10.73%) ASP.NET
16 235 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 232 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
18 229 (10.11%) Retail
19 220 (9.71%) ITIL
20 217 (9.58%) HTML
21 215 (9.49%) MVC
22 213 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
23 195 (8.61%) Manufacturing
24 193 (8.52%) Scrum
25 184 (8.12%) T-SQL
26 178 (7.86%) Java
27 174 (7.68%) Oracle
28 164 (7.24%) jQuery
29 155 (6.84%) TDD
30 145 (6.40%) PRINCE2

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 57 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 37 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 33 (1.46%) CMS
4 32 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 31 (1.37%) IIS
6 27 (1.19%) SAS
7 25 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 24 (1.06%) Apache
9 22 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.71%) Confluence
12 14 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.57%) JBoss
14 11 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.31%) CICS
15 7 (0.31%) nginx
16 6 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
16 6 (0.26%) WordPress
17 5 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 252 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 107 (4.72%) MS Office
3 50 (2.21%) MS Project
4 48 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) InDesign
9 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.088%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.044%) CATIA
10 1 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (3.00%) SAP FI
2 55 (2.43%) SAP CO
2 55 (2.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 43 (1.90%) SAP ERP
4 37 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 31 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
6 27 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (1.15%) HFM
8 23 (1.02%) SAP BPC
9 21 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
10 19 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
12 14 (0.62%) SAP PP
12 14 (0.62%) SAP SD
13 13 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
14 12 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.66%) PaaS
3 15 (0.66%) SaaS
4 13 (0.57%) Office 365
5 9 (0.40%) IaaS
6 7 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.18%) Slack
9 2 (0.088%) AdWords
9 2 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.044%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.044%) GitHub
10 1 (0.044%) iTunes
10 1 (0.044%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.72%) Firewall
2 35 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.46%) SAN
4 25 (1.10%) VPN
5 24 (1.06%) HTTP
5 24 (1.06%) VoIP
6 23 (1.02%) DNS
7 21 (0.93%) WAN
8 16 (0.71%) LAN
9 15 (0.66%) Internet
10 14 (0.62%) Network Security
11 13 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (0.44%) DHCP
13 9 (0.40%) SMS
14 8 (0.35%) Intranet
14 8 (0.35%) MPLS
15 7 (0.31%) BGP
15 7 (0.31%) OSPF
16 5 (0.22%) SSL
16 5 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (19.56%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 106 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 95 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
6 79 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 64 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 62 (2.74%) SAP BW
9 51 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (2.03%) QlikView
11 45 (1.99%) MySQL
12 42 (1.85%) Relational Database
13 38 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 29 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 27 (1.19%) Big Data
17 24 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
18 23 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
19 22 (0.97%) RDBMS
20 21 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 98 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 94 (4.15%) JIRA
3 61 (2.69%) NUnit
4 51 (2.25%) MSTest
5 46 (2.03%) Selenium
6 43 (1.90%) Git (software)
7 39 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 28 (1.24%) LSMW
9 24 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 22 (0.97%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.88%) Ant
12 19 (0.84%) Maven
12 19 (0.84%) Subversion
13 18 (0.79%) Moq
13 18 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.62%) FxCop
15 14 (0.62%) StyleCop
16 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.49%) SoapUI
General
1 285 (12.58%) Banking
2 229 (10.11%) Retail
3 195 (8.61%) Manufacturing
4 139 (6.14%) Legal
5 97 (4.28%) Marketing
6 85 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 76 (3.36%) Publishing
8 55 (2.43%) Advertising
9 46 (2.03%) Electronics
10 35 (1.55%) Billing
11 34 (1.50%) Law
12 29 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 27 (1.19%) Back Office
14 24 (1.06%) General Ledger
15 17 (0.75%) Local Government
16 14 (0.62%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.49%) Games
18 10 (0.44%) Front Office
18 10 (0.44%) Investment Banking
19 9 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 579 (25.56%) Analyst
2 485 (21.41%) Developer
3 205 (9.05%) .NET Developer
4 173 (7.64%) C# Developer
5 170 (7.51%) Project Manager
6 145 (6.40%) Consultant
7 144 (6.36%) Business Analyst
8 140 (6.18%) Architect
9 125 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 101 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 82 (3.62%) Applications Support
12 81 (3.58%) IT Manager
13 80 (3.53%) SQL Developer
14 77 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 71 (3.13%) Lead Developer
15 71 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
16 70 (3.09%) Senior Manager
17 67 (2.96%) Test Analyst
18 66 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
19 64 (2.83%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (18.01%) .NET
2 257 (11.35%) CSS
3 243 (10.73%) ASP.NET
4 217 (9.58%) HTML
5 164 (7.24%) jQuery
6 139 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 139 (6.14%) Web Services
7 122 (5.39%) WCF
8 113 (4.99%) XML
9 97 (4.28%) .NET Framework
10 90 (3.97%) AngularJS
11 85 (3.75%) WPF
12 82 (3.62%) SOAP
13 58 (2.56%) RESTful
14 56 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (2.16%) JSON
16 46 (2.03%) EDI
16 46 (2.03%) Entity Framework
16 46 (2.03%) LINQ
17 44 (1.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 213 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 63 (2.78%) FMCG
5 55 (2.43%) Replication
6 48 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.12%) User Experience
7 42 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.85%) iPad
8 37 (1.63%) Clustering
9 35 (1.55%) PMI
10 34 (1.50%) AS400
10 34 (1.50%) iSeries
11 32 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 30 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 27 (1.19%) Computer Science
14 24 (1.06%) Mathematics
15 21 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
15 21 (0.93%) Statistics
16 19 (0.84%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 247 (10.91%) Windows
2 86 (3.80%) Linux
3 73 (3.22%) Windows Server
4 65 (2.87%) Unix
5 62 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 43 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.97%) Android
9 19 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.53%) CentOS
12 11 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.22%) Solaris
16 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.13%) HPUX
17 3 (0.13%) VMS
18 2 (0.088%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (14.17%) Project Management
3 235 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 232 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
5 220 (9.71%) ITIL
6 215 (9.49%) MVC
7 193 (8.52%) Scrum
8 155 (6.84%) TDD
9 145 (6.40%) PRINCE2
10 139 (6.14%) Change Management
11 138 (6.09%) Risk Management
12 137 (6.05%) SDLC
13 129 (5.70%) Business Analysis
13 129 (5.70%) ERP
13 129 (5.70%) Software Engineering
14 119 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 118 (5.21%) Service Delivery
16 108 (4.77%) Web Development
17 104 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
17 104 (4.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 525 (23.18%) SQL
2 375 (16.56%) C#
3 283 (12.49%) JavaScript
4 184 (8.12%) T-SQL
5 178 (7.86%) Java
6 83 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 59 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 51 (2.25%) ABAP
8 51 (2.25%) VBA
9 44 (1.94%) C++
10 37 (1.63%) PHP
11 35 (1.55%) C
11 35 (1.55%) RPG
12 30 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 27 (1.19%) RPG IV
13 27 (1.19%) VB
14 22 (0.97%) VBScript
15 19 (0.84%) Python
16 12 (0.53%) ANSI SQL
17 10 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 268 (11.83%) Degree
2 96 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (2.83%) PMI Certification
4 62 (2.74%) ISEB
5 50 (2.21%) CISSP
6 40 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 37 (1.63%) Security Cleared
8 36 (1.59%) PMP
9 35 (1.55%) CISM
9 35 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.46%) ACCA
11 30 (1.32%) CIMA
12 25 (1.10%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 22 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (0.84%) HND
16 17 (0.75%) MCSA
17 15 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (0.62%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.53%) QA
1 80 (3.53%) SLA
2 27 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 21 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.66%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.49%) SEPA
7 9 (0.40%) COBIT
8 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.31%) FATCA
10 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.18%) P3O
12 3 (0.13%) Basel III
12 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.088%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.044%) GxP
14 1 (0.044%) ISO13485
14 1 (0.044%) JTAG
System Software
1 58 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.15%) XenApp
3 21 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 7 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.26%) Firmware
8 4 (0.18%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.088%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.088%) RACF
10 2 (0.088%) SRDF
10 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.088%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.088%) XenServer
11 1 (0.044%) HDFS
11 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (1.37%) SCCM
2 26 (1.15%) SCOM
3 21 (0.93%) EdgeSight
3 21 (0.93%) Nagios
4 18 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 9 (0.40%) LiteSpeed
7 6 (0.26%) Puppet
8 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.18%) Ansible
9 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.088%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.088%) Control-M
11 2 (0.088%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.044%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 423 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 259 (11.43%) SAP
3 174 (7.68%) Oracle
4 70 (3.09%) Citrix
5 53 (2.34%) IBM
6 49 (2.16%) Cisco
7 44 (1.94%) VMware
8 36 (1.59%) Hyperion
9 33 (1.46%) Cognizant
10 30 (1.32%) Cognos
10 30 (1.32%) Tableau
11 29 (1.28%) HP
12 28 (1.24%) Informatica
13 27 (1.19%) RedGate
14 23 (1.02%) Twitter
15 22 (0.97%) Remedy
16 18 (0.79%) Facebook
17 14 (0.62%) iManage
18 13 (0.57%) Sage
19 12 (0.53%) Interwoven
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: From £28,982 to £32,600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Together Money
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-45,000 + Contributory Pension + Personal Training Budget.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £58000 - £76000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus annual bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago