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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.50% 20.00% 18.26%
As % of the General category 50.00% 48.98% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 20
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,600 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
34 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 33.01% 40.83% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 40
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £24,102
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (51.43%) QA
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Selenium
3 12 (34.29%) QMS
3 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
4 11 (31.43%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (11.43%) HP
9 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
10 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) MS Project
10 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
10 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (8.57%) Use Case
10 3 (8.57%) JIRA
11 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
11 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (2.86%) FileNet
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Exstream
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) OLAP
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
1 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) FIXML
2 1 (2.86%) FpML
2 1 (2.86%) XSLT
2 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) BYOD
2 1 (2.86%) Derivative
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) QMS
3 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Use Case
7 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.71%) People Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (51.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Avaya
3 1 (2.86%) Software AG
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
3 1 (2.86%) webMethods
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
i-Placements
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, car, pension, health care
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: c£21,000 - c£25,000 PA + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago