The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 9 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 29 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.95% 17.54% 19.40%
As % of the General category 36.71% 43.48% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 8
Median salary £50,000 £25,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 79 46 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 35.27% 40.35% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 27 15
Median salary £50,000 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.41% -31.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
5 11 (24.44%) QA
6 10 (22.22%) JIRA
7 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco
8 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
9 7 (15.56%) Fintech
9 7 (15.56%) Information Security
9 7 (15.56%) Derivative
10 6 (13.33%) Service Management
10 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
10 6 (13.33%) Service Design
10 6 (13.33%) SDLC
10 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 5 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (11.11%) User Stories
11 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (11.11%) BDD
11 5 (11.11%) Trend Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.89%) VPN
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 15 (33.33%) Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Front Office
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
6 2 (4.44%) Legal
6 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Billing
7 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Architect
1 6 (13.33%) Java Architect
1 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Designer
2 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Tester
4 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 3 (6.67%) SAP CO Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.44%) Spring
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.22%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Derivative
2 7 (15.56%) Fintech
3 5 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
3 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.22%) Robotics
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.56%) Information Security
6 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (13.33%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) Service Design
6 6 (13.33%) Service Management
7 5 (11.11%) ATDD
7 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (11.11%) ITSM
7 5 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Presales
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
4 2 (4.44%) CCSA
4 2 (4.44%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) MCDST
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CISA
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) CRISC
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) EnCase
1 4 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (8.89%) RSA enVision
1 4 (8.89%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
3 4 (8.89%) FireEye
3 4 (8.89%) Forcepoint
3 4 (8.89%) Google
3 4 (8.89%) Intel Security
3 4 (8.89%) Juniper
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) NetWitness
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
3 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
3 4 (8.89%) Tufin
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Apple
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Reuters
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast
Churchill Frank
Posted: 11 days ago