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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 11.49% 21.36% 10.34%
As % of the General category 47.62% 57.89% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 5
Average salary £36,125 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.75% +53.84%
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
42 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.14% 36.89% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £64,250
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 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Preston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (28.95%) PRINCE2
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) Middleware
4 6 (15.79%) Retail
5 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
5 5 (13.16%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) EAI
6 4 (10.53%) UML
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (10.53%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) .NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (13.16%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Middleware
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) Ajax
3 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.63%) FIXML
5 1 (2.63%) FpML
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
2 8 (21.05%) Project Management
2 8 (21.05%) Change Management
3 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 5 (13.16%) EAI
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.26%) People Management
8 1 (2.63%) Business Development
8 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.63%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) VB6
3 2 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) HP
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