The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 31.82% 19.72% -
As % of the General category 75.00% 46.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
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 Salford region.

General Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 42.42% 42.25% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £54,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Finance
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Finance Salary Trend in Salford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 12 (57.14%) XML
3 12 (57.14%) HND
3 12 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Workflow
3 12 (57.14%) Telerik
3 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 12 (57.14%) JIRA
3 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (57.14%) QA
3 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (57.14%) WatiN
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) VBA
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) QlikView
3 3 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
1 12 (57.14%) Selenium
1 12 (57.14%) WatiN
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Workflow
1 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 12 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) E-Procurement
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (33.33%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) HND
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Telerik
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 3 (14.29%) Cognos