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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 42 67 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 20.59% 36.81% 17.20%
As % of the General category 44.21% 83.75% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 32
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £49,050
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
95 80 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 46.57% 43.96% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 43 56
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +25.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
3 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
4 17 (23.94%) QA
5 15 (21.13%) Banking
6 13 (18.31%) Project Management
6 13 (18.31%) MS Project
7 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
8 11 (15.49%) Windows
9 10 (14.08%) ITIL
9 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.68%) Java
10 9 (12.68%) Firewall
11 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 8 (11.27%) .NET
11 8 (11.27%) MS Office
11 8 (11.27%) OO
11 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.27%) V-Model
12 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
12 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
12 7 (9.86%) CRM
12 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (9.86%) MCSE
13 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
13 6 (8.45%) Wyse
13 6 (8.45%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.31%) MS Project
3 8 (11.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Firewall
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 5 (7.04%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) VLAN
4 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) DB2
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (5.63%) Selenium
2 3 (4.23%) Ant
2 3 (4.23%) JUnit
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (21.13%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Product Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) UML Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 5 (7.04%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) J2EE
5 3 (4.23%) JDBC
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 3 (4.23%) JMS
5 3 (4.23%) JNDI
5 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
3 2 (2.82%) Social Media
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 9 (12.68%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.27%) V-Model
7 8 (11.27%) OO
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) CRM
9 6 (8.45%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.45%) OOD
9 6 (8.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) MVC
10 5 (7.04%) UML
10 5 (7.04%) User Stories
11 4 (5.63%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) MCSE
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) AAT
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.41%) VCP4
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCTS
6 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) HP
2 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
2 6 (8.45%) Symantec
2 6 (8.45%) Wyse
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Google
4 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
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