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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 23.17% 11.11% 19.51%
As % of the General category 73.08% 35.56% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 14
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £45,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £69,250 £36,600
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
26 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 31.71% 31.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25 40 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 6 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) QA
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
4 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) XML
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Retail
5 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.50%) Selenium
6 5 (12.50%) QMS
6 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.00%) Windows
7 4 (10.00%) UML
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (10.00%) SOAP
7 4 (10.00%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) .NET
7 4 (10.00%) C#
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 4 (10.00%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Project
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) OLAP
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
1 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.50%) Client Relationship Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) FIXML
3 1 (2.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.50%) QMS
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) UML
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Use Case
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VB6
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) VCP4
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) Avaya
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Software AG
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) webMethods
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