The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.25% 21.99% 18.18%
As % of the General category 46.15% 64.62% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 34
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £51,750
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 Stockport region.

General Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
39 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 24.38% 34.03% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 57
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £20,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £100,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Finance
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Finance Salary Trend in Stockport

Finance
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.95%) MS Project
4 11 (26.19%) MS Office
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) QA
4 11 (26.19%) Change Management
5 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) ISEB
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 7 (16.67%) Selenium
6 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Degree
7 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (14.29%) Windows
7 6 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) HP
9 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.52%) LAN
9 4 (9.52%) WAN
9 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (9.52%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (30.95%) MS Project
3 11 (26.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) LAN
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) VLAN
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Trainer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Build Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
1 3 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.76%) iPhone
1 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.19%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) Change Management
4 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 7 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.52%) V-Model
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Process Management
8 3 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.76%) OO
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
6 1 (2.38%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Symantec
3 2 (4.76%) Wyse
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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