The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.96% 14.81% 17.92%
As % of the General category 20.69% 39.22% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 14
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,600 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £74,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
58 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 43.28% 37.78% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 29
Average salary £37,123 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Lancashire

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 29 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
2 9 (24.32%) PHP
3 8 (21.62%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) J2EE
5 6 (16.22%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) RAD
6 5 (13.51%) MS Office
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) CRM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.51%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Business Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Navision Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Professional Services Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) FIXML
5 1 (2.70%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.70%) Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Business Analysis
2 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
3 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
4 5 (13.51%) User Stories
4 5 (13.51%) UML
4 5 (13.51%) RAD
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
5 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.11%) System Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) PHP
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
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