Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 77 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 9.84% 37.20% 48.31%
As % of the General category 50.00% 74.76% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 73 142
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £25,900 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £81,250 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

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 38 103 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 19.69% 49.76% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 86 177
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,175 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,625 £72,500 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) User Experience
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) EngageOne
1 1 (5.26%) InVision
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Appium
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Product Owner
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Development
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Controller
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) CSS3
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Product Management
3 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
4 2 (10.53%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle