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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1073 1272 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.15% 20.13% 20.01%
As % of the General category 50.12% 52.17% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1029 1085
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
2141 2438 2766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.21% 38.58% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1909 2118
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 June 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 June 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 +3 646 £45,000 +7.14% 115
Cheshire 0 227 £41,500 -2.35% 26
Merseyside +2 94 £50,000 +25.00% 21
Lancashire -1 66 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Cumbria 0 5 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 532 (22.81%) SQL
2 466 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (18.61%) SQL Server
4 410 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 350 (15.01%) .NET
6 346 (14.84%) Project Management
7 311 (13.34%) Banking
8 297 (12.74%) C#
9 293 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
10 291 (12.48%) Degree
11 273 (11.71%) Windows
12 267 (11.45%) ITIL
13 252 (10.81%) MS Excel
14 233 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
15 228 (9.78%) SAP
16 216 (9.26%) JavaScript
17 214 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 208 (8.92%) Retail
19 203 (8.70%) ASP.NET
20 184 (7.89%) CSS
21 179 (7.68%) T-SQL
22 170 (7.29%) HTML
23 167 (7.16%) Oracle
24 166 (7.12%) Java
25 164 (7.03%) Scrum
26 161 (6.90%) MVC
27 159 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
28 158 (6.78%) Service Delivery
29 151 (6.48%) PRINCE2
30 150 (6.43%) Manufacturing

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 60 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 43 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
3 43 (1.84%) WebSphere
4 34 (1.46%) IIS
4 34 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 31 (1.33%) SAS
6 29 (1.24%) CMS
7 25 (1.07%) Confluence
8 15 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.56%) Apache
9 13 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.39%) WordPress
13 8 (0.34%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.26%) CICS
15 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 252 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 123 (5.27%) MS Office
3 50 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.67%) MS Project
5 28 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.17%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) InDesign
10 2 (0.086%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.043%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 51 (2.19%) SAP FI
2 45 (1.93%) SAP ERP
3 35 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (1.37%) SAP CO
4 32 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 27 (1.16%) HFM
6 23 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 20 (0.86%) SAP BPC
8 16 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
9 14 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
11 12 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
11 12 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
11 12 (0.51%) SAP SD
12 10 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
12 10 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.43%) SAP FI-AP
12 10 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (0.99%) IaaS
3 18 (0.77%) PaaS
4 13 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.56%) Office 365
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.30%) SaaS
7 5 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.086%) AdWords
8 2 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.043%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.02%) SAN
2 32 (1.37%) Firewall
3 26 (1.11%) WAN
4 25 (1.07%) VPN
5 22 (0.94%) LAN
6 19 (0.81%) DNS
6 19 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.81%) VoIP
7 18 (0.77%) Network Security
8 14 (0.60%) Internet
9 12 (0.51%) DHCP
10 10 (0.43%) Broadband
11 9 (0.39%) MPLS
11 9 (0.39%) SMS
11 9 (0.39%) Wireless
12 8 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.30%) BGP
13 7 (0.30%) OSPF
13 7 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 159 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 127 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 90 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 83 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 66 (2.83%) SAP BW
8 64 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 63 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (2.36%) QlikView
11 53 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 47 (2.02%) MySQL
13 35 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
13 35 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 35 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 32 (1.37%) Big Data
16 29 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 27 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 26 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 82 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (3.17%) JIRA
3 58 (2.49%) NUnit
4 57 (2.44%) MSTest
5 41 (1.76%) Selenium
6 36 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.50%) Git (software)
8 26 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 24 (1.03%) Moq
9 24 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
10 20 (0.86%) LSMW
11 17 (0.73%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.64%) Subversion
13 13 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (0.51%) ERwin
14 12 (0.51%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.47%) Jenkins
16 10 (0.43%) Eclipse
17 9 (0.39%) Ant
17 9 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 311 (13.34%) Banking
2 208 (8.92%) Retail
3 150 (6.43%) Manufacturing
4 139 (5.96%) Legal
5 98 (4.20%) Marketing
6 89 (3.82%) Telecoms
7 57 (2.44%) Publishing
8 55 (2.36%) Law
9 46 (1.97%) Advertising
9 46 (1.97%) Financial Institution
10 42 (1.80%) Electronics
11 34 (1.46%) Back Office
12 30 (1.29%) Billing
13 20 (0.86%) Local Government
14 17 (0.73%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.56%) Games
17 11 (0.47%) Front Office
17 11 (0.47%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 610 (26.16%) Analyst
2 478 (20.50%) Developer
3 177 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 176 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 154 (6.60%) .NET Developer
6 144 (6.17%) Consultant
7 136 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 118 (5.06%) Architect
9 99 (4.25%) Senior Developer
10 94 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 84 (3.60%) Applications Support
12 83 (3.56%) IT Manager
13 82 (3.52%) Senior Manager
14 74 (3.17%) SQL Developer
15 70 (3.00%) DBA
15 70 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
16 65 (2.79%) Systems Analyst
17 64 (2.74%) Support Analyst
18 63 (2.70%) Lead Developer
18 63 (2.70%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (15.01%) .NET
2 203 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 184 (7.89%) CSS
4 170 (7.29%) HTML
5 141 (6.05%) jQuery
6 135 (5.79%) Web Services
7 118 (5.06%) XML
8 102 (4.37%) WCF
9 101 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 74 (3.17%) WPF
12 71 (3.04%) SOAP
13 66 (2.83%) AngularJS
14 51 (2.19%) RESTful
15 49 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 47 (2.02%) LINQ
17 46 (1.97%) EDI
18 44 (1.89%) HTML5
19 33 (1.42%) JSON
19 33 (1.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 293 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 62 (2.66%) Replication
6 60 (2.57%) User Experience
7 53 (2.27%) FMCG
8 46 (1.97%) Blackberry
9 42 (1.80%) iPad
10 41 (1.76%) Clustering
11 36 (1.54%) Mathematics
12 35 (1.50%) AS400
12 35 (1.50%) Computer Science
12 35 (1.50%) iSeries
13 30 (1.29%) Credit Risk
14 29 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 27 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
16 26 (1.11%) Statistics
17 25 (1.07%) Mobile App
17 25 (1.07%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 273 (11.71%) Windows
2 79 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 60 (2.57%) Linux
3 60 (2.57%) Windows 7
4 52 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (1.80%) Unix
6 26 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (0.69%) Android
8 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.30%) Solaris
11 6 (0.26%) AIX
12 5 (0.21%) CentOS
12 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.17%) VMS
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (14.84%) Project Management
3 267 (11.45%) ITIL
4 233 (9.99%) Business Intelligence
5 214 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 164 (7.03%) Scrum
7 161 (6.90%) MVC
8 158 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 151 (6.48%) PRINCE2
10 149 (6.39%) Change Management
11 148 (6.35%) Business Analysis
12 133 (5.70%) TDD
13 121 (5.19%) SDLC
14 116 (4.97%) Risk Management
15 114 (4.89%) ERP
16 106 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 106 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (4.55%) Service Management
17 105 (4.50%) Data Analysis
18 104 (4.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 532 (22.81%) SQL
2 297 (12.74%) C#
3 216 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 179 (7.68%) T-SQL
5 166 (7.12%) Java
6 81 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 64 (2.74%) VBA
8 59 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 47 (2.02%) C++
9 47 (2.02%) PHP
10 42 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 36 (1.54%) RPG
12 35 (1.50%) ABAP
13 33 (1.42%) VB
14 32 (1.37%) C
15 29 (1.24%) RPG IV
15 29 (1.24%) VBScript
16 17 (0.73%) ANSI SQL
16 17 (0.73%) VB6
17 14 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 291 (12.48%) Degree
2 94 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (3.90%) ISEB
4 56 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 47 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (1.76%) CISSP
7 37 (1.59%) Security Cleared
8 35 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.42%) ACCA
9 33 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 29 (1.24%) CIMA
10 29 (1.24%) CISM
11 25 (1.07%) HND
12 23 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (0.94%) MCSA
14 21 (0.90%) SC Cleared
15 20 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 16 (0.69%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.50%) SLA
2 85 (3.64%) QA
3 27 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.60%) COBIT
7 8 (0.34%) FATCA
7 8 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.17%) SEPA
11 3 (0.13%) Basel III
11 3 (0.13%) COSO
11 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.086%) P3O
13 1 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.043%) ISO13485
13 1 (0.043%) JTAG
13 1 (0.043%) RMADS
System Software
1 72 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.59%) XenApp
3 29 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 13 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.26%) Firmware
10 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.13%) SRDF
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.086%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.086%) XenServer
13 1 (0.043%) HDFS
13 1 (0.043%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (1.63%) SCCM
2 36 (1.54%) SCOM
3 30 (1.29%) EdgeSight
3 30 (1.29%) Nagios
4 22 (0.94%) SCOrch
5 15 (0.64%) Puppet
6 11 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
7 10 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.30%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.17%) SELinux
12 3 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.13%) WMI
13 2 (0.086%) Cisco UCCX
14 1 (0.043%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.043%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.043%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.043%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 410 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 228 (9.78%) SAP
3 167 (7.16%) Oracle
4 86 (3.69%) Citrix
5 61 (2.62%) IBM
6 44 (1.89%) VMware
7 33 (1.42%) Hyperion
7 33 (1.42%) Twitter
8 32 (1.37%) Cisco
8 32 (1.37%) HP
9 31 (1.33%) Cognizant
10 30 (1.29%) Informatica
11 27 (1.16%) Facebook
11 27 (1.16%) RedGate
11 27 (1.16%) Remedy
11 27 (1.16%) Tableau
12 21 (0.90%) Bloomberg
12 21 (0.90%) Reuters
13 16 (0.69%) iManage
14 13 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + huge benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
North West
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: £58000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday