The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 24.49% 16.67% 1.39%
As % of the General category 38.71% 66.67% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

General Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 63.27% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 24
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

Finance
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Rochdale region.

Finance Salary Trend in Rochdale

Finance
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Rochdale region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Rochdale

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 19 (100.00%) Internet
1 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 12 (63.16%) Billing
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Refactoring
2 12 (63.16%) Time Management
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (63.16%) MSTest
2 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) OOD
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
3 10 (52.63%) NUnit
3 10 (52.63%) UML
3 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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.

Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MSTest
2 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
2 10 (52.63%) NUnit
2 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (100.00%) Marketing
2 12 (63.16%) Billing
3 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Product Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Product Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Account Director
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (52.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (52.63%) LINQ to SQL
2 10 (52.63%) REST
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (52.63%) SOAP
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
2 10 (52.63%) WCF
2 10 (52.63%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) OOD
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) TDD
1 12 (63.16%) OO
1 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
1 12 (63.16%) Refactoring
1 12 (63.16%) Time Management
1 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) OWASP
2 10 (52.63%) UML
2 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
3 5 (26.32%) Competitor Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Product Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Development
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSD
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft