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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.55% 22.29% 23.75%
As % of the General category 47.73% 66.04% 62.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 62
Average salary £38,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 Stockport region.

General Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 53 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 28.39% 33.76% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 99
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 16 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) SQL
3 22 (27.50%) Java
4 18 (22.50%) Oracle
4 18 (22.50%) Business Analysis
5 17 (21.25%) Use Case
5 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
5 17 (21.25%) Data Modelling
5 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.00%) XML
7 15 (18.75%) Windows
7 15 (18.75%) OO
8 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.50%) Web Services
9 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
10 12 (15.00%) Scrum
10 12 (15.00%) Ant
10 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.50%) J2EE
12 10 (12.50%) JUnit
12 10 (12.50%) Eclipse
13 9 (11.25%) Change Management
14 8 (10.00%) Regression Testing
14 8 (10.00%) ISEB
14 8 (10.00%) Linux
14 8 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
15 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (8.75%) Spring
15 7 (8.75%) WebSphere

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.50%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) WordPress
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) CMS
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
1 4 (5.00%) VPN
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) DB2
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.75%) MySQL
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Ant
2 10 (12.50%) JUnit
2 10 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
4 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (5.00%) Mockito
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (1.25%) FrontPage
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 24 (30.00%) Developer
3 21 (26.25%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Tester
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Problem Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) XML
2 14 (17.50%) Web Services
3 10 (12.50%) J2EE
4 7 (8.75%) Spring
4 7 (8.75%) JDBC
4 7 (8.75%) .NET
4 7 (8.75%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) XSLT
5 6 (7.50%) SOAP
5 6 (7.50%) JMS
6 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.00%) JAXB
7 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.00%) EJB
7 4 (5.00%) WSDL
7 4 (5.00%) jQuery
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Wicket
7 4 (5.00%) JAX-WS
7 4 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (3.75%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (1.25%) CMDB
2 1 (1.25%) Copywriting
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) UNIX
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Business Analysis
3 17 (21.25%) Use Case
3 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
3 17 (21.25%) Data Modelling
4 15 (18.75%) OO
5 12 (15.00%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 8 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.75%) Project Management
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL
9 6 (7.50%) CRM
9 6 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.50%) Web Development
9 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Service Management
11 4 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) SQL
2 22 (27.50%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.00%) C#
4 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.00%) XPath
5 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) HND
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.25%) RHEV
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) HP
3 4 (5.00%) Sybase
4 3 (3.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) NetApp
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) Apple
5 1 (1.25%) EMC
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