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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 9.68% 3.70% 11.59%
As % of the General category 13.64% 7.14% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £65,000 £61,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +30.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
22 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 70.97% 51.85% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 25
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,900
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (86.67%) Internet
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Marketing
2 12 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (66.67%) Coaching
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (66.67%) MSTest
3 10 (66.67%) Time Management
3 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Line Management
3 10 (66.67%) Billing
3 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) NUnit
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 10 (66.67%) OOD
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) UML
4 8 (53.33%) SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) NUnit
1 10 (66.67%) MSTest
2 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (80.00%) Marketing
2 10 (66.67%) Billing
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Account Director
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Account Director
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 8 (53.33%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
2 8 (53.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (66.67%) Coaching
3 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 10 (66.67%) Line Management
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) OOD
3 10 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 10 (66.67%) Time Management
4 8 (53.33%) OWASP
4 8 (53.33%) BDD
4 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
4 8 (53.33%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft