The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.10% 23.70% 15.73%
As % of the General category 60.53% 71.11% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 23
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.86% 33.33% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 37
Average salary £25,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.39% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region.

Finance Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Finance
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -4 21 £25,000 -23.07% 14
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 17 (45.95%) Project Management
3 16 (43.24%) Retail
4 15 (40.54%) Local Government
5 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
5 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
6 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
6 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
7 8 (21.62%) Physics
7 8 (21.62%) Chemistry
8 7 (18.92%) QA
8 7 (18.92%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 5 (13.51%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
10 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Open Source
11 4 (10.81%) Biology
11 4 (10.81%) WCF
11 4 (10.81%) VMware
11 4 (10.81%) Statistics
11 4 (10.81%) Operations Research
11 4 (10.81%) WFM
11 4 (10.81%) SLA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.41%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (2.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) GIS
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (43.24%) Retail
2 15 (40.54%) Local Government
3 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Graduate
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Graduate Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Transformation Manager
4 3 (8.11%) GIS Graduate
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) CISSP Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) IT Auditor
5 2 (5.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Site Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) WCF
2 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
2 2 (5.41%) CSS3
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) WPF
3 1 (2.70%) Apache FOP
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Swing
3 1 (2.70%) WAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (21.62%) Chemistry
3 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
3 8 (21.62%) Physics
4 4 (10.81%) Biology
4 4 (10.81%) IVR
4 4 (10.81%) Statistics
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.70%) SystemC
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) VMS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Project Management
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
6 4 (10.81%) Operations Research
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) WFM
7 3 (8.11%) Business Development
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) Forensic Accounting
8 2 (5.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Graphite
1 1 (2.70%) Graylog
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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