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 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 1 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 31.51% 36.23% -
As % of the General category 74.19% 73.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 0
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
31 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 42.47% 49.28% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 12
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,100 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,500 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Salford region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Salford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
3 15 (40.54%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) HND
3 15 (40.54%) Regression Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Workflow
3 15 (40.54%) Telerik
3 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
3 15 (40.54%) Computer Science
3 15 (40.54%) QA
3 15 (40.54%) Selenium
3 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (40.54%) WatiN
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
5 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) NHS
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
5 11 (29.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (27.03%) VBA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
1 11 (29.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) QlikView
5 6 (16.22%) MS Access
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JIRA
1 15 (40.54%) Selenium
1 15 (40.54%) WatiN
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Back Office
1 7 (18.92%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Tester
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Selenium Tester
5 7 (18.92%) Automated Tester
5 7 (18.92%) Procurement Manager
5 7 (18.92%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Computer Science
2 11 (29.73%) NHS
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Regression Testing
1 15 (40.54%) Workflow
1 15 (40.54%) Automated Testing
1 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.62%) Project Management
4 7 (18.92%) CRM
4 7 (18.92%) E-Procurement
4 7 (18.92%) Time Management
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Management
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) PL/SQL
4 10 (27.03%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) HND
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Telerik
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Business Objects
3 6 (16.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle