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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / North West
Rank 10 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 936 1217 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.75% 21.91% 22.06%
As % of the General category 44.89% 55.70% 53.94%
Number of salaries quoted 673 1000 1284
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
2085 2185 2742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.08% 39.34% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1807 2305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -10 476 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Cheshire 0 293 £44,000 -0.56% 37
Merseyside -6 108 £50,000 +42.85% 13
Lancashire -17 37 £42,000 +19.14% 5
Cumbria +3 3 £30,000 -57.14% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 555 (26.95%) SQL
2 518 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (19.38%) .NET
4 389 (18.89%) C#
5 382 (18.55%) SQL Server
6 381 (18.50%) Microsoft
7 317 (15.40%) JavaScript
8 287 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 269 (13.06%) Banking
10 268 (13.02%) CSS
11 261 (12.68%) HTML
12 258 (12.53%) MS Excel
13 253 (12.29%) ITIL
14 246 (11.95%) Windows
15 243 (11.80%) MVC
16 214 (10.39%) Degree
17 210 (10.20%) Project Management
18 209 (10.15%) ASP.NET
19 186 (9.03%) jQuery
19 186 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
20 184 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
21 181 (8.79%) Java
22 167 (8.11%) Risk Management
23 162 (7.87%) T-SQL
24 156 (7.58%) Retail
25 155 (7.53%) Oracle
25 155 (7.53%) Scrum
26 152 (7.38%) SAP
27 151 (7.33%) Software Engineering
28 145 (7.04%) TDD

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 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.99%) IIS
3 40 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 35 (1.70%) Apache
5 23 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.97%) CMS
6 20 (0.97%) JBoss
7 19 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.68%) CICS
10 12 (0.58%) Confluence
10 12 (0.58%) NServiceBus
11 11 (0.53%) SAS
12 9 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.34%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.24%) Drupal
15 5 (0.24%) GeoServer
Applications
1 258 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 76 (3.69%) MS Office
3 46 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.07%) MS Project
5 11 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.049%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.049%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (1.99%) SAP CO
1 41 (1.99%) SAP FI
1 41 (1.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 36 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 12 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.49%) Sage X3
11 9 (0.44%) Sage 200
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (0.39%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.09%) Office 365
4 33 (1.60%) SaaS
5 31 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (1.26%) PaaS
7 18 (0.87%) IaaS
8 8 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.24%) FinancialForce.com
11 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.19%) Slack
11 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.15%) GitHub
13 2 (0.097%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.049%) AdWords
14 1 (0.049%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.35%) Firewall
2 48 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.28%) Network Security
4 42 (2.04%) DNS
5 38 (1.85%) HTTP
6 26 (1.26%) SAN
7 25 (1.21%) Wireless
8 24 (1.17%) DHCP
9 23 (1.12%) LAN
9 23 (1.12%) WAN
10 21 (1.02%) Internet
11 20 (0.97%) MPLS
12 18 (0.87%) VoIP
13 17 (0.83%) VPN
14 16 (0.78%) BGP
15 14 (0.68%) Intranet
15 14 (0.68%) OSPF
16 13 (0.63%) EIGRP
16 13 (0.63%) VLAN
17 12 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 129 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 121 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (2.48%) MySQL
7 45 (2.19%) Big Data
8 43 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 42 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (1.70%) MongoDB
11 33 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 30 (1.46%) Relational Database
12 30 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
13 29 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
14 25 (1.21%) DB2
15 22 (1.07%) QlikView
15 22 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.87%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 102 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (4.71%) JIRA
3 64 (3.11%) NUnit
4 59 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 57 (2.77%) Selenium
6 34 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 30 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 28 (1.36%) MSTest
9 24 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.87%) FxCop
10 18 (0.87%) Maven
10 18 (0.87%) StyleCop
10 18 (0.87%) Subversion
11 17 (0.83%) Ant
11 17 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (0.83%) Gradle
12 16 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.73%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.63%) JUnit
15 12 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 269 (13.06%) Banking
2 156 (7.58%) Retail
3 130 (6.31%) Manufacturing
4 109 (5.29%) Legal
5 100 (4.86%) Marketing
6 71 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 56 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 52 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
9 49 (2.38%) Advertising
10 37 (1.80%) Electronics
11 36 (1.75%) Billing
12 30 (1.46%) Publishing
13 28 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.87%) Law
15 17 (0.83%) Back Office
15 17 (0.83%) Games
16 11 (0.53%) Front Office
17 8 (0.39%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.39%) Local Government
17 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 464 (22.54%) Developer
2 412 (20.01%) Analyst
3 210 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 189 (9.18%) C# Developer
5 154 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 132 (6.41%) Consultant
6 132 (6.41%) Project Manager
7 112 (5.44%) SQL Developer
8 101 (4.91%) Architect
9 96 (4.66%) Business Analyst
10 89 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 82 (3.98%) Software Developer
12 78 (3.79%) Applications Support
13 73 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
14 69 (3.35%) Lead Developer
15 63 (3.06%) IT Manager
16 60 (2.91%) .NET Software Developer
17 56 (2.72%) Software Engineer
18 54 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
19 50 (2.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (19.38%) .NET
2 268 (13.02%) CSS
3 261 (12.68%) HTML
4 209 (10.15%) ASP.NET
5 186 (9.03%) jQuery
6 144 (6.99%) Web Services
7 129 (6.27%) WCF
8 117 (5.68%) AngularJS
9 116 (5.63%) XML
10 90 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 87 (4.23%) SOAP
12 78 (3.79%) WPF
13 75 (3.64%) .NET Framework
14 72 (3.50%) RESTful
15 60 (2.91%) HTML5
16 54 (2.62%) JSON
17 53 (2.57%) Entity Framework
18 46 (2.23%) XSLT
19 42 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 39 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 186 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 53 (2.57%) User Experience
5 51 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.33%) PMI
7 37 (1.80%) Xbox
8 35 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (1.70%) Statistics
9 34 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 34 (1.65%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.55%) Mainframe
11 27 (1.31%) AS400
11 27 (1.31%) iSeries
12 24 (1.17%) Clustering
12 24 (1.17%) iPad
13 22 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (1.02%) Fintech
15 18 (0.87%) Driving Licence
16 17 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 246 (11.95%) Windows
2 140 (6.80%) Linux
3 123 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 100 (4.86%) Unix
5 49 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.75%) Android
8 33 (1.60%) HPUX
9 27 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.12%) Windows 7
12 22 (1.07%) CentOS
13 14 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.49%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.29%) AIX
17 5 (0.24%) Solaris
17 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.24%) VMS
17 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 253 (12.29%) ITIL
4 243 (11.80%) MVC
5 210 (10.20%) Project Management
6 184 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
7 167 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 155 (7.53%) Scrum
9 151 (7.33%) Software Engineering
10 145 (7.04%) TDD
11 143 (6.95%) SDLC
12 121 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 108 (5.25%) Change Management
14 104 (5.05%) Waterfall
15 103 (5.00%) CRM
16 96 (4.66%) E-Commerce
17 95 (4.61%) Service Management
18 94 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
18 94 (4.57%) OO
19 93 (4.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 555 (26.95%) SQL
2 389 (18.89%) C#
3 317 (15.40%) JavaScript
4 181 (8.79%) Java
5 162 (7.87%) T-SQL
6 103 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 57 (2.77%) PHP
8 53 (2.57%) C++
9 51 (2.48%) Python
10 49 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.23%) C
12 28 (1.36%) Ruby
13 27 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.12%) ABAP
15 19 (0.92%) RPG
15 19 (0.92%) RPG IV
16 18 (0.87%) VB
17 17 (0.83%) VBA
18 15 (0.73%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 214 (10.39%) Degree
2 62 (3.01%) PMI Certification
3 60 (2.91%) CISSP
4 59 (2.87%) ISEB
5 56 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (2.19%) CISM
7 42 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (1.60%) CCNP
9 30 (1.46%) Security Cleared
10 29 (1.41%) PMP
11 26 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.02%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.87%) CCIE
14 18 (0.87%) CISA
15 16 (0.78%) CIMA
16 10 (0.49%) CCNA
16 10 (0.49%) ISTQB
17 9 (0.44%) CCSP
17 9 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.89%) QA
2 55 (2.67%) SLA
3 47 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (1.46%) Solvency II
6 18 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.53%) COBIT
9 7 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.24%) SEPA
11 4 (0.19%) FATCA
12 3 (0.15%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.15%) P3O
12 3 (0.15%) SDET
13 2 (0.097%) GxP
13 2 (0.097%) IAS 39
14 1 (0.049%) GPG13
14 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.049%) MiFID
System Software
1 54 (2.62%) Hyper-V
2 47 (2.28%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.68%) XenApp
5 10 (0.49%) Docker
6 9 (0.44%) PowerHA
6 9 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.34%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.097%) Firmware
10 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.097%) vSphere
11 1 (0.049%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.049%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.049%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (1.65%) SCOM
2 25 (1.21%) Puppet
3 21 (1.02%) SCCM
4 20 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.92%) SCOrch
6 16 (0.78%) Nagios
7 15 (0.73%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.68%) FortiGate
9 11 (0.53%) Ansible
9 11 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.34%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.15%) EdgeSight
12 3 (0.15%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.15%) Netcool
12 3 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.097%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.097%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 381 (18.50%) Microsoft
2 155 (7.53%) Oracle
3 152 (7.38%) SAP
4 76 (3.69%) Cisco
5 63 (3.06%) VMware
6 48 (2.33%) Citrix
7 42 (2.04%) Google
8 38 (1.85%) Sage
9 35 (1.70%) Cognos
10 32 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 31 (1.51%) HP
12 29 (1.41%) IBM
13 25 (1.21%) Hyperion
13 25 (1.21%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.12%) F5
15 20 (0.97%) Tableau
16 17 (0.83%) Fortinet
17 15 (0.73%) Splunk
18 14 (0.68%) Cognizant
19 13 (0.63%) Teradata
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