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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 68 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.32% 26.46% 15.38%
As % of the General category 39.68% 78.16% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 30
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £41,450
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
63 87 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 31.03% 33.85% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 62
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £23,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
3 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
4 18 (25.00%) QA
5 15 (20.83%) Banking
6 14 (19.44%) Project Management
6 14 (19.44%) E-Commerce
7 13 (18.06%) MS Project
8 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 10 (13.89%) Windows
8 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
9 9 (12.50%) ITIL
9 9 (12.50%) Firewall
9 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.11%) V-Model
10 8 (11.11%) MS Office
10 8 (11.11%) Java
10 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 7 (9.72%) MCSE
11 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (9.72%) HP
11 7 (9.72%) .NET
11 7 (9.72%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
11 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
12 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
12 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
12 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
12 6 (8.33%) Legal

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (18.06%) MS Project
3 8 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) LAN
2 5 (6.94%) WAN
3 4 (5.56%) DHCP
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) VLAN
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Ant
2 3 (4.17%) JUnit
2 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.83%) Banking
2 6 (8.33%) Legal
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) Developer
4 7 (9.72%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (6.94%) QA Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) UML Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Software Tester
5 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Trainer
6 4 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.94%) Web Services
2 5 (6.94%) XML
3 3 (4.17%) JMS
3 3 (4.17%) J2EE
3 3 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) JDBC
5 1 (1.39%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) iPhone
2 2 (2.78%) Social Media
2 2 (2.78%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.44%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL
4 9 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 8 (11.11%) V-Model
6 7 (9.72%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (8.33%) OO
7 6 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
8 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) CRM
8 5 (6.94%) UML
8 5 (6.94%) OOD
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
8 5 (6.94%) User Stories
8 5 (6.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.94%) C#
3 5 (6.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) MCSE
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) AAT
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) PMP
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCTS
5 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) HP
3 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.33%) Symantec
3 6 (8.33%) Wyse
4 3 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
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