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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.88% 13.33% 14.29%
As % of the General category 54.55% 38.10% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £62,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
33 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 27.27% 35.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £57,250
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 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 9 (21.43%) Change Management
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (16.67%) Retail
5 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 6 (14.29%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) Middleware
6 5 (11.90%) Degree
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.52%) QA
7 4 (9.52%) WCF
7 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Ajax
7 4 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) Windows
7 4 (9.52%) Linux
7 4 (9.52%) UML
7 4 (9.52%) EAI

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.38%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Project Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
3 4 (9.52%) Ajax
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XSLT
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) FIXML
4 1 (2.38%) FpML
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.38%) Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 9 (21.43%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) UML
6 4 (9.52%) EAI
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.76%) QMS
8 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) People Management
9 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) VB6
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) Software AG
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) HP
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