Period
to 17 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24 46 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 13.04% 26.14% 50.16%
As % of the General category 44.44% 64.79% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 158
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +27.17%
10th Percentile £28,500 £40,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,500 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All General Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 54 71 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 29.35% 40.34% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 57 173
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +21.39%
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £77,500 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Halifax

Finance
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Finance in Halifax

Finance
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Halifax over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Epics
4 4 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Product Management
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Appium
5 3 (12.50%) PMO
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.17%) InVision
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (8.33%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Appium
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (4.17%) JBehave
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Head of Development
4 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) CSS3
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Epics
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 4 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Product Management
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Tech Ops
5 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk