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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.57% 30.56% 10.47%
As % of the General category 53.66% 61.11% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 3
Average salary £35,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £40,500
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
41 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 23.43% 50.00% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 16
Average salary £35,000 £36,041 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.88% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,204 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,100 £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 26 November 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Middleware
3 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (17.14%) CRM
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.29%) EAI
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) ISEB
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) UML
5 4 (11.43%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) SOAP
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.86%) Client Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
2 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) Ajax
2 4 (11.43%) WCF
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
2 7 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) CRM
4 5 (14.29%) EAI
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) UML
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) People Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Business Development
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) V-Model
7 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) VB6
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Avaya
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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