The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 26 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 18.98% 9.49% 15.44%
As % of the General category 35.62% 21.67% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,325 £27,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £50,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Lancashire

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

General Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 53.28% 43.80% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,311 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% +6.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,475 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Finance
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Finance Salary Trend in Preston

Finance
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Preston region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 22 (51.16%) QA
2 18 (41.86%) Selenium
2 18 (41.86%) QMS
2 18 (41.86%) WebDriver
2 18 (41.86%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (9.30%) Agresso
8 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.30%) ERP
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.98%) ISEB
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Bugzilla
9 3 (6.98%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Agresso
2 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) PBX
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Selenium
1 18 (41.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Bugzilla
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
1 1 (2.33%) Billing
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Test Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Business Development Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) jQuery
1 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) BYOD
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (41.86%) QMS
2 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
5 4 (9.30%) ERP
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
6 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ACCA
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Nortel
Preston, Lancashire
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