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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
England / North West
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 927 1257 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.62% 22.15% 22.31%
As % of the General category 43.58% 54.27% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 670 1014 1282
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,500
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
2127 2316 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.84% 40.80% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1885 2241
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -10 513 £45,000 +5.88% 98
Cheshire -1 271 £44,500 +5.32% 48
Merseyside -6 97 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Lancashire -22 29 £37,500 +10.29% 6
Cumbria +1 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 554 (28.09%) SQL
2 534 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 384 (19.47%) .NET
4 379 (19.22%) Microsoft
5 370 (18.76%) SQL Server
6 355 (18.00%) C#
7 294 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 286 (14.50%) JavaScript
9 257 (13.03%) MS Excel
10 251 (12.73%) HTML
11 243 (12.32%) Windows
12 240 (12.17%) CSS
13 238 (12.07%) Banking
14 230 (11.66%) MVC
15 229 (11.61%) ITIL
16 208 (10.55%) Degree
17 197 (9.99%) Java
18 196 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
19 195 (9.89%) Project Management
20 193 (9.79%) ASP.NET
20 193 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
21 180 (9.13%) jQuery
22 160 (8.11%) Scrum
23 159 (8.06%) Retail
24 155 (7.86%) Risk Management
24 155 (7.86%) Oracle
25 150 (7.61%) TDD
26 148 (7.51%) T-SQL
27 146 (7.40%) Web Services
28 142 (7.20%) SDLC

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 47 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 29 (1.47%) IIS
4 27 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 23 (1.17%) Apache
6 19 (0.96%) JBoss
7 17 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.81%) SAS
9 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.66%) CMS
10 13 (0.66%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.51%) CICS
14 8 (0.41%) Confluence
14 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 6 (0.30%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 257 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.60%) MS Office
3 41 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.81%) MS Project
5 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.051%) GIMP
8 1 (0.051%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.051%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.051%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 24 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 24 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.71%) Sage 200
9 13 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.51%) Sage X3
12 9 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.41%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.41%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.38%) Office 365
4 29 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.42%) SaaS
6 20 (1.01%) PaaS
7 17 (0.86%) IaaS
8 14 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.41%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
10 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.10%) GitHub
12 2 (0.10%) Yammer
13 1 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.051%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.01%) Firewall
2 60 (3.04%) Network Security
3 41 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 36 (1.83%) DNS
5 31 (1.57%) Wireless
6 27 (1.37%) LAN
7 26 (1.32%) WAN
8 25 (1.27%) DHCP
9 24 (1.22%) SAN
10 22 (1.12%) HTTP
10 22 (1.12%) MPLS
11 19 (0.96%) Internet
11 19 (0.96%) VPN
12 18 (0.91%) BGP
13 17 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (0.86%) EIGRP
13 17 (0.86%) VoIP
14 16 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (0.81%) OSPF
15 13 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 130 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (2.48%) MySQL
7 48 (2.43%) Big Data
8 43 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 38 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 33 (1.67%) Relational Database
11 33 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.22%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (1.12%) DB2
16 21 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (1.06%) QlikView
17 20 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 81 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (3.35%) JIRA
2 66 (3.35%) Selenium
3 57 (2.89%) NUnit
4 50 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 45 (2.28%) Visual Studio
6 30 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 27 (1.37%) MSTest
8 26 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 19 (0.96%) FxCop
9 19 (0.96%) StyleCop
10 18 (0.91%) SpecFlow
11 16 (0.81%) JUnit
11 16 (0.81%) WebDriver
12 14 (0.71%) FitNesse
13 13 (0.66%) Maven
14 12 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 12 (0.61%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 238 (12.07%) Banking
2 159 (8.06%) Retail
3 110 (5.58%) Manufacturing
4 104 (5.27%) Marketing
5 94 (4.77%) Legal
6 78 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 64 (3.25%) Financial Institution
8 54 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
9 52 (2.64%) Advertising
10 41 (2.08%) Electronics
11 35 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.42%) Billing
13 20 (1.01%) Games
14 19 (0.96%) Publishing
15 17 (0.86%) Law
16 13 (0.66%) Local Government
17 12 (0.61%) Automotive
18 11 (0.56%) Back Office
18 11 (0.56%) General Ledger
19 10 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 471 (23.88%) Developer
2 367 (18.61%) Analyst
3 182 (9.23%) .NET Developer
4 156 (7.91%) C# Developer
5 143 (7.25%) Consultant
6 124 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 114 (5.78%) Project Manager
8 106 (5.38%) SQL Developer
9 97 (4.92%) Architect
10 92 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 86 (4.36%) Senior Developer
12 73 (3.70%) Applications Support
13 58 (2.94%) IT Manager
13 58 (2.94%) Lead Developer
14 56 (2.84%) Software Engineer
15 54 (2.74%) Tester
16 53 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 48 (2.43%) Senior .NET Developer
18 47 (2.38%) Software Developer
19 45 (2.28%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (19.47%) .NET
2 251 (12.73%) HTML
3 240 (12.17%) CSS
4 193 (9.79%) ASP.NET
5 180 (9.13%) jQuery
6 146 (7.40%) Web Services
7 123 (6.24%) WCF
8 110 (5.58%) XML
9 107 (5.43%) AngularJS
10 80 (4.06%) .NET Framework
11 77 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 77 (3.90%) HTML5
12 75 (3.80%) SOAP
13 69 (3.50%) WPF
14 56 (2.84%) JSON
14 56 (2.84%) RESTful
15 55 (2.79%) Entity Framework
16 50 (2.54%) CSS3
16 50 (2.54%) XSLT
17 48 (2.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 193 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 83 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 54 (2.74%) User Experience
5 43 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 42 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 40 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.98%) PMI
9 33 (1.67%) Xbox
10 31 (1.57%) Mainframe
11 26 (1.32%) Private Cloud
12 25 (1.27%) iPad
13 23 (1.17%) Clustering
14 22 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
15 21 (1.06%) AS400
15 21 (1.06%) iSeries
15 21 (1.06%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.71%) Driving Licence
17 13 (0.66%) Fintech
18 11 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 243 (12.32%) Windows
2 126 (6.39%) Linux
3 114 (5.78%) Windows Server
4 91 (4.61%) Unix
5 43 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.98%) Android
7 35 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 31 (1.57%) HPUX
9 29 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 25 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.76%) CentOS
14 10 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (0.41%) AIX
16 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.35%) VMS
18 6 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 230 (11.66%) MVC
4 229 (11.61%) ITIL
5 196 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
6 195 (9.89%) Project Management
7 160 (8.11%) Scrum
8 155 (7.86%) Risk Management
9 150 (7.61%) TDD
10 142 (7.20%) SDLC
11 127 (6.44%) Software Engineering
12 115 (5.83%) E-Commerce
13 105 (5.32%) Service Delivery
14 96 (4.87%) Change Management
15 95 (4.82%) Waterfall
16 94 (4.77%) CRM
17 93 (4.72%) Service Management
18 90 (4.56%) OO
19 80 (4.06%) Business Analysis
19 80 (4.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 554 (28.09%) SQL
2 355 (18.00%) C#
3 286 (14.50%) JavaScript
4 197 (9.99%) Java
5 148 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 91 (4.61%) PowerShell
7 59 (2.99%) C++
8 56 (2.84%) PHP
9 51 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 46 (2.33%) C
11 45 (2.28%) Python
12 30 (1.52%) Ruby
13 24 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.86%) Perl
15 17 (0.86%) VB
16 13 (0.66%) RPG
16 13 (0.66%) RPG IV
17 11 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 208 (10.55%) Degree
2 62 (3.14%) ISEB
3 59 (2.99%) CISSP
4 58 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (2.28%) CCNP
7 42 (2.13%) CISM
8 41 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 26 (1.32%) CCIE
10 23 (1.17%) CIMA
11 18 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (0.91%) Security Cleared
12 17 (0.86%) ISTQB
13 15 (0.76%) CISA
14 14 (0.71%) ACCA
15 13 (0.66%) CCSA
15 13 (0.66%) CCSE
15 13 (0.66%) CCSP
15 13 (0.66%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.31%) QA
2 46 (2.33%) SLA
3 44 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.72%) PMO
5 28 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (1.06%) Solvency II
8 14 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.66%) COBIT
10 9 (0.46%) IFRS
11 6 (0.30%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.15%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.15%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.15%) SDET
13 2 (0.10%) IAS 39
13 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
14 1 (0.051%) BS25999
14 1 (0.051%) GxP
14 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 56 (2.84%) Hyper-V
2 51 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 44 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.66%) Docker
4 13 (0.66%) XenApp
5 9 (0.46%) PowerHA
6 7 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.20%) vSphere
9 3 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.10%) Firmware
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.051%) KVM
11 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (1.77%) SCOM
2 23 (1.17%) Puppet
3 22 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 18 (0.91%) SCCM
6 16 (0.81%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.76%) SCVMM
8 13 (0.66%) Nagios
9 11 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.51%) Ansible
11 7 (0.35%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.25%) Netcool
13 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.15%) Ganglia
14 3 (0.15%) Kibana
14 3 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
15 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
15 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 379 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 155 (7.86%) Oracle
3 123 (6.24%) SAP
4 76 (3.85%) Cisco
5 66 (3.35%) VMware
6 51 (2.59%) Google
7 50 (2.54%) Citrix
8 41 (2.08%) Sage
9 39 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 30 (1.52%) IBM
11 29 (1.47%) HP
12 26 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.32%) Tableau
13 25 (1.27%) Fortinet
14 23 (1.17%) Cognos
15 21 (1.06%) F5
16 19 (0.96%) Hyperion
16 19 (0.96%) Splunk
17 14 (0.71%) Sun
18 13 (0.66%) Cadence
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum + pesion & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago