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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 11 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24 39 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.81% 34.82% 15.15%
As % of the General category 60.00% 63.93% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
40 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.69% 54.46% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 21
Average salary £36,125 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,204 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Middleware
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (13.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.89%) .NET
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 5 (13.89%) EAI
6 4 (11.11%) ISEB
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.78%) Client Relationship Manager
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Middleware
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) SOAP
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 4 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (11.11%) Ajax
3 4 (11.11%) WCF
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) EAI
5 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.78%) Business Development
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) System Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.78%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VB6
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
4 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 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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