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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 31 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 18.90% 18.29% 22.75%
As % of the General category 57.41% 60.38% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,250 £48,950
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
54 53 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 32.93% 30.29% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 80
Average salary £32,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £29,200 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,400 £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 20 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (31.25%) Java
1 30 (31.25%) SQL
2 29 (30.21%) Oracle
3 20 (20.83%) Web Services
3 20 (20.83%) XML
3 20 (20.83%) OO
4 19 (19.79%) WebLogic
5 18 (18.75%) Ant
5 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 18 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 18 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 17 (17.71%) Use Case
6 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
6 17 (17.71%) Windows
6 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (15.63%) Scrum
7 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
8 14 (14.58%) Oracle Database
8 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.58%) Retail
8 14 (14.58%) Linux
8 14 (14.58%) Eclipse
8 14 (14.58%) JUnit
9 13 (13.54%) J2EE
9 13 (13.54%) UNIX
10 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 12 (12.50%) Degree
10 12 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (11.46%) Spring
11 11 (11.46%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (19.79%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.29%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.08%) WordPress
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.08%) SAS
7 2 (2.08%) Apache
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) VoIP
2 3 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 14 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.25%) DB2
5 5 (5.21%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.17%) MySQL
6 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) MS Access
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Ant
2 14 (14.58%) JUnit
2 14 (14.58%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.29%) Mockito
4 7 (7.29%) Gerrit
4 7 (7.29%) Maven
5 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (4.17%) Selenium
7 3 (3.13%) Hudson
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (1.04%) FrontPage
General
1 14 (14.58%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Business Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.25%) DBA
6 6 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Change Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Web Services
1 20 (20.83%) XML
2 13 (13.54%) J2EE
3 11 (11.46%) Spring
4 10 (10.42%) HTML
4 10 (10.42%) JDBC
5 9 (9.38%) EJB
6 8 (8.33%) XSLT
7 7 (7.29%) JMS
7 7 (7.29%) WSDL
7 7 (7.29%) JAXB
7 7 (7.29%) SOAP
7 7 (7.29%) jQuery
7 7 (7.29%) Apache Wicket
7 7 (7.29%) JAX-WS
7 7 (7.29%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (7.29%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.25%) .NET
9 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) iPhone
1 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.08%) Telematics
2 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.08%) Replication
2 2 (2.08%) Clustering
2 2 (2.08%) Economics
2 2 (2.08%) Statistics
2 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) CMDB
3 1 (1.04%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 14 (14.58%) Linux
3 13 (13.54%) UNIX
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.21%) Android
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) OO
2 18 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 18 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 17 (17.71%) Use Case
3 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
4 15 (15.63%) Scrum
5 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (11.46%) Change Management
8 9 (9.38%) ITIL
8 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.38%) Web Development
9 8 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.29%) TDD
10 7 (7.29%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (7.29%) Service Management
10 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.29%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) Java
1 30 (31.25%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
2 7 (7.29%) XPath
3 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) PHP
4 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) VBScript
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (10.42%) HND
3 8 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) OCP
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Oracle
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) HP
3 4 (4.17%) Sybase
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix
4 3 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) EMC
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe
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