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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 27.78% 8.70% 20.97%
As % of the General category 60.61% 42.11% 72.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 12
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 Salford region.

General Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 45.83% 20.65% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 32 14 15
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,050 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Salford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (56.76%) NHS
2 18 (48.65%) Project Management
3 17 (45.95%) Data Management
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
5 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
5 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
5 14 (37.84%) Law
5 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
5 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (35.14%) Programme Management
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
7 11 (29.73%) HND
7 11 (29.73%) XML
7 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Telerik
7 11 (29.73%) Workflow
7 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
7 11 (29.73%) QA
7 11 (29.73%) Selenium
7 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
7 11 (29.73%) Degree
7 11 (29.73%) JIRA
7 11 (29.73%) WatiN
8 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
8 10 (27.03%) Freedom of Information

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (18.92%) QlikView
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) MS Access
4 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) JIRA
1 11 (29.73%) Selenium
1 11 (29.73%) WatiN
General
1 14 (37.84%) Law
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Tester
1 11 (29.73%) QA Tester
1 11 (29.73%) Automated Tester
2 10 (27.03%) Programme Manager
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Data Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) NHS
2 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (27.03%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Project Management
2 17 (45.95%) Data Management
3 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
3 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
3 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 14 (37.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (35.14%) Programme Management
5 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Regression Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Workflow
6 10 (27.03%) Supply Chain Management
6 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
6 10 (27.03%) Business Development
7 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
7 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) HND
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Telerik
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.11%) Cognos
5 2 (5.41%) BT