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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 25 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18 66 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 9.63% 25.19% 15.20%
As % of the General category 32.73% 75.86% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 31
Average salary £29,750 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.36% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £40,750 £40,500
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
55 87 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 29.41% 33.21% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 61
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,400 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
3 14 (22.95%) QA
4 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.03%) Project Management
6 9 (14.75%) Windows
6 9 (14.75%) MS Project
6 9 (14.75%) Banking
7 8 (13.11%) Java
7 8 (13.11%) HP
8 7 (11.48%) ISEB
8 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (11.48%) SQL
8 7 (11.48%) MS Office
8 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Firewall
8 7 (11.48%) Selenium
9 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.84%) Legal
9 6 (9.84%) ITIL
9 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.84%) .NET
9 6 (9.84%) C#
9 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
9 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
9 6 (9.84%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Project
3 7 (11.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) VLAN
4 2 (3.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (11.48%) Selenium
2 3 (4.92%) Ant
3 2 (3.28%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 9 (14.75%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Project Manager
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) UML Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Trainer
7 3 (4.92%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) J2EE
5 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) jQuery
5 2 (3.28%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) SOAP
5 2 (3.28%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
2 2 (3.28%) Social Media
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) UNIX
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.31%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.03%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) OOD
7 5 (8.20%) UML
7 5 (8.20%) MVC
7 5 (8.20%) User Stories
7 5 (8.20%) V-Model
7 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Change Management
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Web Design
9 3 (4.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) AAT
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) MCTS
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) Wyse
3 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.56%) Symantec
4 3 (4.92%) Google
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
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