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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1075 1241 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.74% 19.78% 18.88%
As % of the General category 49.68% 50.99% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 896 981 981
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
2164 2434 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.74% 38.79% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1880 1998
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +5 638 £45,000 +5.88% 131
Cheshire 0 276 £44,000 +3.52% 32
Merseyside +4 76 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Lancashire -4 48 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Cumbria +1 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 538 (23.11%) SQL
2 469 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (17.61%) SQL Server
4 376 (16.15%) Microsoft
5 326 (14.00%) Project Management
6 311 (13.36%) Banking
7 306 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
8 305 (13.10%) .NET
9 303 (13.02%) Degree
10 265 (11.38%) ITIL
10 265 (11.38%) Windows
11 257 (11.04%) C#
12 245 (10.52%) MS Excel
13 228 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
14 212 (9.11%) JavaScript
15 203 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 184 (7.90%) Retail
17 180 (7.73%) SAP
18 173 (7.43%) CSS
18 173 (7.43%) T-SQL
19 168 (7.22%) HTML
20 166 (7.13%) ASP.NET
21 164 (7.04%) PRINCE2
22 163 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
23 162 (6.96%) Business Analysis
24 156 (6.70%) Oracle
25 152 (6.53%) Change Management
26 151 (6.49%) Java
27 149 (6.40%) Service Delivery
27 149 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 63 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 46 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 36 (1.55%) IIS
6 35 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.46%) SAS
8 25 (1.07%) Confluence
9 23 (0.99%) CMS
10 18 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (0.77%) Node.js
11 17 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 16 (0.69%) Apache
13 14 (0.60%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.47%) WordPress
16 10 (0.43%) CICS
17 9 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 245 (10.52%) MS Excel
2 136 (5.84%) MS Office
3 49 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.68%) MS Project
5 24 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.30%) 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 40 (1.72%) SAP FI
2 35 (1.50%) SAP ERP
3 33 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (1.16%) HFM
5 21 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.90%) SAP CO
5 21 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.64%) SAP BPC
8 14 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (0.99%) IaaS
3 18 (0.77%) PaaS
4 15 (0.64%) Office 365
5 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.26%) SaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.043%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.80%) SAN
2 35 (1.50%) Firewall
3 33 (1.42%) WAN
4 29 (1.25%) LAN
4 29 (1.25%) VPN
5 20 (0.86%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.82%) DNS
7 18 (0.77%) DHCP
7 18 (0.77%) VoIP
8 17 (0.73%) Network Security
9 14 (0.60%) Internet
10 13 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.52%) Broadband
12 9 (0.39%) SMS
13 7 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.30%) VLAN
13 7 (0.30%) Wireless
14 6 (0.26%) BGP
14 6 (0.26%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 163 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 149 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 71 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 56 (2.41%) QlikView
8 56 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 52 (2.23%) SAP BW
10 51 (2.19%) MySQL
11 48 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 41 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
14 36 (1.55%) Big Data
15 28 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 26 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
16 26 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 25 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 25 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 83 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (3.14%) JIRA
3 56 (2.41%) NUnit
4 55 (2.36%) MSTest
5 47 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.55%) Selenium
7 28 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 21 (0.90%) Moq
9 21 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 21 (0.90%) Subversion
10 15 (0.64%) ERwin
11 14 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.47%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.43%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.43%) NetBeans
15 9 (0.39%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.39%) JUnit
15 9 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 311 (13.36%) Banking
2 184 (7.90%) Retail
3 148 (6.36%) Legal
4 111 (4.77%) Marketing
5 108 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 91 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 65 (2.79%) Law
8 42 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.68%) Electronics
10 38 (1.63%) Advertising
11 32 (1.37%) Back Office
12 28 (1.20%) Publishing
13 24 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 22 (0.95%) Local Government
15 17 (0.73%) Billing
16 11 (0.47%) Front Office
16 11 (0.47%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.43%) German Language
18 9 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 637 (27.36%) Analyst
2 465 (19.97%) Developer
3 188 (8.08%) Business Analyst
4 184 (7.90%) Project Manager
5 121 (5.20%) .NET Developer
5 121 (5.20%) C# Developer
6 115 (4.94%) Consultant
7 105 (4.51%) Senior Developer
8 94 (4.04%) Architect
9 83 (3.57%) IT Manager
9 83 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 82 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
11 81 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 77 (3.31%) Service Analyst
13 76 (3.26%) Senior Manager
14 74 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
15 72 (3.09%) Applications Support
16 70 (3.01%) DBA
17 68 (2.92%) Test Analyst
18 62 (2.66%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (13.10%) .NET
2 173 (7.43%) CSS
3 168 (7.22%) HTML
4 166 (7.13%) ASP.NET
5 134 (5.76%) jQuery
6 122 (5.24%) Web Services
7 120 (5.15%) XML
8 82 (3.52%) WCF
9 70 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (2.79%) WPF
11 59 (2.53%) SOAP
12 54 (2.32%) AngularJS
13 52 (2.23%) RESTful
14 50 (2.15%) .NET Framework
15 48 (2.06%) LINQ
16 44 (1.89%) HTML5
17 35 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (1.37%) XSLT
19 31 (1.33%) CSS3
19 31 (1.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 306 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 69 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 56 (2.41%) Replication
5 56 (2.41%) User Experience
6 41 (1.76%) FMCG
6 41 (1.76%) iPad
7 38 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 37 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.50%) Clustering
10 33 (1.42%) AS400
10 33 (1.42%) iSeries
11 30 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 29 (1.25%) Credit Risk
13 25 (1.07%) Statistics
14 23 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 23 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
15 22 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 265 (11.38%) Windows
2 85 (3.65%) Windows Server
3 74 (3.18%) Windows 7
4 61 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (2.28%) Linux
6 50 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.16%) Unix
9 17 (0.73%) Android
10 16 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.21%) AIX
14 5 (0.21%) Solaris
14 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.17%) VMS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.13%) CentOS
16 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (14.00%) Project Management
3 265 (11.38%) ITIL
4 228 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
5 203 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 164 (7.04%) PRINCE2
7 162 (6.96%) Business Analysis
8 152 (6.53%) Change Management
9 149 (6.40%) Service Delivery
10 148 (6.36%) Scrum
11 131 (5.63%) SDLC
12 126 (5.41%) MVC
13 111 (4.77%) Data Analysis
14 110 (4.73%) TDD
15 106 (4.55%) OO
15 106 (4.55%) Risk Management
16 105 (4.51%) Mentoring
16 105 (4.51%) UML
17 99 (4.25%) Service Management
18 98 (4.21%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 538 (23.11%) SQL
2 257 (11.04%) C#
3 212 (9.11%) JavaScript
4 173 (7.43%) T-SQL
5 151 (6.49%) Java
6 65 (2.79%) VBA
7 61 (2.62%) PHP
7 61 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 53 (2.28%) PL/SQL
9 44 (1.89%) C++
9 44 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 34 (1.46%) RPG
10 34 (1.46%) VB
11 33 (1.42%) C
12 29 (1.25%) RPG IV
13 26 (1.12%) VBScript
14 17 (0.73%) ABAP
14 17 (0.73%) ANSI SQL
15 16 (0.69%) VB6
16 14 (0.60%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 303 (13.02%) Degree
2 107 (4.60%) ISEB
3 90 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 57 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 42 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 39 (1.68%) CISSP
8 34 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (1.29%) ACCA
10 28 (1.20%) CISM
11 27 (1.16%) CIMA
11 27 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (0.99%) PMI Certification
13 21 (0.90%) HND
13 21 (0.90%) MCSA
14 20 (0.86%) SC Cleared
15 18 (0.77%) MCSE
15 18 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 17 (0.73%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.07%) SLA
2 86 (3.69%) QA
3 21 (0.90%) Solvency II
4 20 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.86%) FATCA
4 20 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.43%) COBIT
7 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.26%) P3O
7 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) Basel III
8 3 (0.13%) COSO
8 3 (0.13%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.086%) SEPA
10 1 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.043%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.043%) JTAG
10 1 (0.043%) RMADS
System Software
1 95 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.59%) XenApp
3 27 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.64%) Terminal Server
7 11 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.26%) Firmware
10 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.13%) SRDF
13 2 (0.086%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.086%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.086%) XenServer
14 1 (0.043%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.043%) HDFS
14 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (1.59%) SCCM
1 37 (1.59%) SCOM
2 28 (1.20%) EdgeSight
2 28 (1.20%) Nagios
3 20 (0.86%) SCOrch
4 16 (0.69%) Puppet
5 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 10 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.34%) LiteSpeed
9 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.17%) SELinux
11 3 (0.13%) WMI
12 2 (0.086%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.086%) RSA Archer
13 1 (0.043%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.043%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 376 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 180 (7.73%) SAP
3 156 (6.70%) Oracle
4 85 (3.65%) Citrix
5 52 (2.23%) IBM
6 50 (2.15%) VMware
7 37 (1.59%) Cisco
8 35 (1.50%) HP
9 32 (1.37%) Hyperion
9 32 (1.37%) Twitter
10 28 (1.20%) Tableau
11 25 (1.07%) Cognizant
11 25 (1.07%) Informatica
12 24 (1.03%) Facebook
13 21 (0.90%) Bloomberg
13 21 (0.90%) RedGate
13 21 (0.90%) Reuters
14 19 (0.82%) Remedy
15 17 (0.73%) Dell
16 15 (0.64%) iManage
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