The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Southport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 8.33% 37.50% 37.25%
As % of the General category 25.00% 75.00% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Finance
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southport region.

General Category
Southport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southport 33.33% 50.00% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 20
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Southport

Finance
Salary Trend in Southport

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

Finance Salary Trend in Southport

Finance
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Southport

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southport 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Southport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southport 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 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management