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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.93% 29.33% 19.05%
As % of the General category 41.30% 58.67% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 38 8
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
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
46 75 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 31.29% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 22
Average salary £35,500 £36,041 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% +20.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 23 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (22.22%) Oracle
1 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Middleware
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
4 5 (13.89%) EAI
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) ISEB
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 4 (11.11%) MS Office
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) .NET
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) C#

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.89%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Navision Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) FIXML
4 1 (2.78%) FpML
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.67%) CRM
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) ERP
3 5 (13.89%) EAI
3 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) C
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) ISEB
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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