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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.83% 21.90% 17.80%
As % of the General category 37.25% 46.00% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 20
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,500 £75,000
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
51 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 42.50% 47.62% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 45
Average salary £35,000 £37,123 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £24,200 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (53.85%) QA
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Selenium
3 15 (38.46%) QMS
3 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.38%) ISEB
8 5 (12.82%) HP
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.82%) Change Management
9 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL
9 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (7.69%) Oracle
10 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
10 3 (7.69%) Retail
10 3 (7.69%) Degree
10 3 (7.69%) JIRA
10 3 (7.69%) Use Case
11 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) FileNet
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Agresso
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.56%) Exstream
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) PBX
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) OLAP
1 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Selenium
1 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) XSLT
2 1 (2.56%) FIXML
2 1 (2.56%) FpML
2 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) BYOD
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) QMS
3 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
8 1 (2.56%) ETL
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) XenApp
1 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) Software AG
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Nortel
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Test-Direct
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago