The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 5.00% 5.88% 22.58%
As % of the General category 25.00% 85.71% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
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 Wigan region.

General Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 20.00% 6.86% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Finance
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Wigan region.

Finance Salary Trend in Wigan

Finance
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM