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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 91 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 55.49% 35.26% 34.44%
As % of the General category 89.22% 67.03% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 57 26
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 Halifax with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 102 91 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 62.20% 52.60% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 89 73 38
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Finance.

1 78 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.15%) Waterfall
3 49 (37.40%) SQL Server
4 45 (34.35%) Scrum
5 44 (33.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 39 (29.77%) Kanban
7 37 (28.24%) SQL
8 35 (26.72%) .NET
9 33 (25.19%) CRM
9 33 (25.19%) C#
9 33 (25.19%) Business Transformation
9 33 (25.19%) User Stories
10 29 (22.14%) SOAP
11 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
11 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
11 28 (21.37%) WCF
12 27 (20.61%) Analytics
12 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
13 26 (19.85%) HTML
14 25 (19.08%) WinForms
14 25 (19.08%) SDLC
15 24 (18.32%) jQuery
15 24 (18.32%) MVC
15 24 (18.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 24 (18.32%) T-SQL
15 24 (18.32%) Web Services
15 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET
16 23 (17.56%) Windows
16 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (16.79%) Mobile App

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 6 (4.58%) Confluence
2 3 (2.29%) EPiServer
2 3 (2.29%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Project
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (0.76%) Firewall
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) LDAP
2 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (37.40%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (16.79%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.11%) JIRA
3 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.82%) JMeter
4 5 (3.82%) Selenium
4 5 (3.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.29%) NuGet
General
1 11 (8.40%) Banking
2 7 (5.34%) Marketing
3 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Analyst
2 28 (21.37%) Business Analyst
3 26 (19.85%) .NET Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Developer
4 24 (18.32%) Architect
5 23 (17.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (17.56%) C# Developer
6 22 (16.79%) Agile Business Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Business Development Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) C# WCF Developer
6 22 (16.79%) Data Architect
6 22 (16.79%) Development Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Product Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Product Business Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Software Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Software Development Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Software Development Business Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) Software Product Analyst
6 22 (16.79%) SQL Server Architect
6 22 (16.79%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.72%) .NET
2 29 (22.14%) SOAP
3 28 (21.37%) WCF
4 26 (19.85%) HTML
5 25 (19.08%) WinForms
6 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET
6 24 (18.32%) jQuery
6 24 (18.32%) Web Services
7 23 (17.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (15.27%) WPF
9 13 (9.92%) XML
10 7 (5.34%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.29%) JSON
12 3 (2.29%) Node.js
13 2 (1.53%) CSS
13 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.53%) Spring
13 2 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Management Information System
1 22 (16.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.15%) Waterfall
3 45 (34.35%) Scrum
4 44 (33.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 39 (29.77%) Kanban
6 33 (25.19%) Business Transformation
6 33 (25.19%) CRM
6 33 (25.19%) User Stories
7 28 (21.37%) E-Commerce
8 27 (20.61%) Analytics
9 25 (19.08%) SDLC
10 24 (18.32%) MVC
11 22 (16.79%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (16.79%) Data Modelling
11 22 (16.79%) ETL
11 22 (16.79%) TOGAF
12 20 (15.27%) Software Engineering
12 20 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (12.98%) Project Management
14 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) SQL
2 33 (25.19%) C#
3 24 (18.32%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.34%) Java
4 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
1 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (3.82%) ISEB
2 5 (3.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.76%) CCNA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) PMO
2 7 (5.34%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.53%) Cisco
2 2 (1.53%) SAP
3 1 (0.76%) BT
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday