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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 21.43% - 13.33%
As % of the General category 50.00% - 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
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
30 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 42.86% 15.12% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 20
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,518 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2 September 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 16 (53.33%) C#
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (50.00%) NHS
2 15 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (50.00%) Data Management
2 15 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
3 13 (43.33%) QA
3 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 13 (43.33%) Workflow
3 13 (43.33%) Telerik
3 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
3 13 (43.33%) XML
3 13 (43.33%) HND
3 13 (43.33%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
4 12 (40.00%) Law
4 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 12 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
4 12 (40.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 12 (40.00%) Data Protection

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.00%) QlikView
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) JIRA
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) WatiN
General
1 12 (40.00%) Law
1 12 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 8 (26.67%) QA Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Automated Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analytics Manager
4 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) NHS
2 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 15 (50.00%) Project Management
1 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 15 (50.00%) Data Management
1 15 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 15 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (43.33%) Workflow
2 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Business Development
3 12 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 12 (40.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 12 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.67%) Line Management
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) ITSM
5 3 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) HND
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Telerik
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) BT