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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 11 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 29 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 14.65% 34.89% 19.19%
As % of the General category 42.65% 83.67% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 38
Average salary £30,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.29% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £43,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
68 98 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 34.34% 41.70% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 66
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) PRINCE2
2 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) QA
3 15 (20.55%) Banking
4 14 (19.18%) Project Management
4 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
5 13 (17.81%) MS Project
6 11 (15.07%) Windows
6 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
7 10 (13.70%) ITIL
7 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
8 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
8 9 (12.33%) Firewall
9 8 (10.96%) MS Office
9 8 (10.96%) Java
9 8 (10.96%) .NET
9 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
9 8 (10.96%) HP
9 8 (10.96%) V-Model
10 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
10 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
10 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (9.59%) CRM
10 7 (9.59%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (9.59%) OO
10 7 (9.59%) MCSE
11 6 (8.22%) Wyse
11 6 (8.22%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.81%) MS Project
3 8 (10.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) LAN
2 5 (6.85%) WAN
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) VLAN
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (8.22%) Selenium
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) Ant
3 2 (2.74%) JUnit
General
1 15 (20.55%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Legal
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.81%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Software Tester
5 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Tester
5 6 (8.22%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) UML Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.48%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) J2EE
4 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.74%) JMS
5 2 (2.74%) CSS
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) XSLT
6 1 (1.37%) JDBC
6 1 (1.37%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) iPhone
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.03%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.18%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) ITIL
5 9 (12.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.96%) V-Model
7 7 (9.59%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (9.59%) OO
7 7 (9.59%) CRM
8 6 (8.22%) OOD
8 6 (8.22%) Change Management
8 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.22%) Scrum
8 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.85%) User Stories
9 5 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) MVC
9 5 (6.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.22%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) MCSE
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) ISEB
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) AAT
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
6 1 (1.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) PMP
6 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCTS
6 1 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.22%) Symantec
3 6 (8.22%) Wyse
4 3 (4.11%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Apple
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
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