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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 10 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1048 1260 1684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.54% 20.69% 22.46%
As % of the General category 47.44% 55.83% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 777 1001 1472
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,600 £67,500
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
2209 2257 3071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.86% 37.06% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 1819 2624
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,800 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -10 509 £46,000 +3.95% 91
Cheshire +3 332 £40,000 -11.11% 39
Merseyside -4 114 £50,000 +19.04% 18
Lancashire +6 63 £40,000 +9.96% 8
Cumbria +6 4 £30,000 -57.14% 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 574 (25.95%) SQL
2 531 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
3 426 (19.26%) Microsoft
4 421 (19.03%) .NET
5 415 (18.76%) SQL Server
6 408 (18.44%) C#
7 331 (14.96%) JavaScript
8 291 (13.16%) CSS
9 278 (12.57%) Windows
10 277 (12.52%) Banking
11 275 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 273 (12.34%) ITIL
12 273 (12.34%) HTML
13 252 (11.39%) Project Management
14 249 (11.26%) MVC
15 246 (11.12%) MS Excel
16 233 (10.53%) Degree
17 224 (10.13%) ASP.NET
18 209 (9.45%) SAP
19 201 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
20 196 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
21 191 (8.63%) Java
21 191 (8.63%) Scrum
22 182 (8.23%) Risk Management
23 179 (8.09%) Manufacturing
23 179 (8.09%) jQuery
24 177 (8.00%) Retail
24 177 (8.00%) Oracle
25 160 (7.23%) T-SQL
26 150 (6.78%) Linux

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 59 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.90%) Apache
2 42 (1.90%) IIS
3 38 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 30 (1.36%) CMS
5 27 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 20 (0.90%) NServiceBus
9 16 (0.72%) CICS
9 16 (0.72%) JBoss
10 15 (0.68%) SAS
11 11 (0.50%) Confluence
11 11 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.32%) Commerce Server
13 6 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.27%) nginx
13 6 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 246 (11.12%) MS Excel
2 84 (3.80%) MS Office
3 46 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (1.67%) MS Project
5 22 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 59 (2.67%) SAP FI
2 58 (2.62%) SAP CO
2 58 (2.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 30 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 28 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.77%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.77%) SAP PP
7 15 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 13 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
9 12 (0.54%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 11 (0.50%) SAP PM
11 10 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
12 9 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.58%) Office 365
4 32 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.18%) PaaS
6 25 (1.13%) SaaS
7 16 (0.72%) IaaS
8 5 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
8 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.18%) Slack
9 4 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.14%) AdWords
10 3 (0.14%) GitHub
11 2 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.045%) iTunes
12 1 (0.045%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.35%) Firewall
2 48 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 44 (1.99%) DNS
4 38 (1.72%) HTTP
5 31 (1.40%) Network Security
5 31 (1.40%) SAN
6 21 (0.95%) Internet
6 21 (0.95%) VPN
7 20 (0.90%) DHCP
7 20 (0.90%) VoIP
8 19 (0.86%) Wireless
9 18 (0.81%) LAN
9 18 (0.81%) MPLS
9 18 (0.81%) WAN
10 15 (0.68%) Intranet
11 13 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (0.45%) BGP
13 9 (0.41%) SMS
13 9 (0.41%) VLAN
14 8 (0.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 116 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 68 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 53 (2.40%) MySQL
6 53 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 49 (2.22%) Big Data
8 46 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 45 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (1.81%) MongoDB
11 33 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 30 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 24 (1.08%) DB2
14 24 (1.08%) SAP BW
15 23 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
15 23 (1.04%) QlikView
16 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 111 (5.02%) JIRA
2 106 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (3.30%) NUnit
4 61 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 59 (2.67%) Selenium
6 40 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 31 (1.40%) MSTest
8 29 (1.31%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.18%) LSMW
10 25 (1.13%) FxCop
10 25 (1.13%) StyleCop
11 24 (1.08%) SpecFlow
12 19 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (0.86%) Maven
12 19 (0.86%) Subversion
13 18 (0.81%) Ant
13 18 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.77%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.54%) Gradle
16 11 (0.50%) FitNesse
General
1 277 (12.52%) Banking
2 179 (8.09%) Manufacturing
3 177 (8.00%) Retail
4 125 (5.65%) Legal
5 103 (4.66%) Marketing
6 71 (3.21%) Publishing
7 66 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 51 (2.31%) Advertising
9 50 (2.26%) Billing
10 44 (1.99%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
12 32 (1.45%) Electronics
13 24 (1.08%) Back Office
14 19 (0.86%) Games
15 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.63%) Front Office
17 14 (0.63%) Law
18 10 (0.45%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (21.93%) Developer
2 478 (21.61%) Analyst
3 238 (10.76%) .NET Developer
4 201 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 164 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 158 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 144 (6.51%) Consultant
8 124 (5.61%) Architect
9 101 (4.57%) SQL Developer
10 98 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 96 (4.34%) Business Analyst
12 95 (4.29%) Applications Support
13 92 (4.16%) Senior Developer
14 84 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
15 83 (3.75%) IT Manager
16 78 (3.53%) Lead Developer
17 70 (3.16%) .NET Software Developer
18 68 (3.07%) SAP Consultant
19 60 (2.71%) Programmer
20 58 (2.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (19.03%) .NET
2 291 (13.16%) CSS
3 273 (12.34%) HTML
4 224 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 179 (8.09%) jQuery
6 150 (6.78%) WCF
7 149 (6.74%) Web Services
8 129 (5.83%) XML
9 118 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 117 (5.29%) AngularJS
11 102 (4.61%) SOAP
12 94 (4.25%) WPF
13 84 (3.80%) .NET Framework
14 72 (3.25%) RESTful
15 59 (2.67%) HTML5
16 56 (2.53%) JSON
17 52 (2.35%) Entity Framework
18 50 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 44 (1.99%) REST
20 42 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 201 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 62 (2.80%) User Experience
4 58 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 56 (2.53%) PMI
6 52 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 42 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (1.81%) Xbox
9 34 (1.54%) AS400
9 34 (1.54%) iSeries
10 33 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 33 (1.49%) Statistics
11 31 (1.40%) FMCG
12 29 (1.31%) Driving Licence
13 28 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 27 (1.22%) iPad
15 26 (1.18%) Mainframe
16 25 (1.13%) Clustering
17 23 (1.04%) Mathematics
18 22 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 278 (12.57%) Windows
2 150 (6.78%) Linux
3 113 (5.11%) Windows Server
4 111 (5.02%) Unix
5 64 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.54%) Android
7 34 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (1.49%) HPUX
9 28 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.99%) CentOS
12 14 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.27%) Solaris
17 5 (0.23%) AIX
17 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 273 (12.34%) ITIL
4 252 (11.39%) Project Management
5 249 (11.26%) MVC
6 196 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 191 (8.63%) Scrum
8 182 (8.23%) Risk Management
9 147 (6.65%) TDD
10 139 (6.28%) SDLC
11 138 (6.24%) Software Engineering
12 129 (5.83%) Change Management
13 127 (5.74%) Service Delivery
14 122 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 110 (4.97%) PRINCE2
16 108 (4.88%) OO
17 102 (4.61%) CRM
18 101 (4.57%) Service Management
19 98 (4.43%) Web Development
20 89 (4.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 574 (25.95%) SQL
2 408 (18.44%) C#
3 331 (14.96%) JavaScript
4 191 (8.63%) Java
5 160 (7.23%) T-SQL
6 117 (5.29%) PowerShell
7 54 (2.44%) PHP
8 53 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 52 (2.35%) C++
10 50 (2.26%) C
11 47 (2.12%) ABAP
12 42 (1.90%) Python
13 32 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.22%) RPG
15 25 (1.13%) RPG IV
16 22 (0.99%) VB
17 21 (0.95%) VBA
18 18 (0.81%) Ruby
19 16 (0.72%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 233 (10.53%) Degree
2 83 (3.75%) PMI Certification
3 70 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (2.76%) CISSP
5 54 (2.44%) ISEB
6 49 (2.22%) CISM
7 42 (1.90%) PMP
8 40 (1.81%) Security Cleared
9 32 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 30 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (1.31%) SC Cleared
12 28 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.90%) CCNP
14 17 (0.77%) CISA
15 15 (0.68%) CIMA
16 12 (0.54%) CCNA
17 11 (0.50%) MCSE
18 10 (0.45%) ACCA
18 10 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 9 (0.41%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.71%) QA
2 59 (2.67%) SLA
3 47 (2.12%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.22%) Solvency II
6 22 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.63%) COBIT
8 11 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.50%) SEPA
9 7 (0.32%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.23%) FATCA
11 3 (0.14%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.14%) P3O
12 2 (0.090%) GxP
12 2 (0.090%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.090%) SDET
13 1 (0.045%) GPG13
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 51 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 41 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.63%) XenApp
5 9 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (0.32%) ProxySG
7 6 (0.27%) Docker
8 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.23%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.23%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.090%) Firmware
10 2 (0.090%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.090%) RACF
11 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.045%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (1.36%) SCOM
2 23 (1.04%) Puppet
3 20 (0.90%) SCCM
4 16 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.68%) Nagios
6 14 (0.63%) SCOrch
7 13 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.41%) Ansible
10 8 (0.36%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.36%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.27%) EdgeSight
12 5 (0.23%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.18%) LiteSpeed
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
14 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 2 (0.090%) Rundeck
15 2 (0.090%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 426 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 209 (9.45%) SAP
3 177 (8.00%) Oracle
4 59 (2.67%) Cisco
5 57 (2.58%) VMware
6 52 (2.35%) Citrix
7 49 (2.22%) IBM
8 43 (1.94%) Cognos
9 39 (1.76%) Google
10 31 (1.40%) HP
11 26 (1.18%) Sage
12 25 (1.13%) Hyperion
13 24 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 24 (1.08%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.04%) Cognizant
15 22 (0.99%) Informatica
16 18 (0.81%) F5
17 15 (0.68%) Tableau
18 13 (0.59%) RedGate
18 13 (0.59%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £72,000 - £120,000 base + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + 6.5k Car Cash Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000.00 per annum + Bonus & Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + bonus & excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago