Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 70 110 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.03% 12.11% 12.75%
As % of the General category 33.33% 32.07% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 116
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 210 343 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.10% 37.78% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 158 244 229
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,933 £53,750 £53,380
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -1.23%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Lancashire

Finance
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +5 27 £30,000 -8.40% 16
Blackpool -1 19 £38,500 +4.05% 6
Accrington - 6 £35,000 -
Chorley +7 4 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Burnley +14 3 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Lancaster +7 1 £65,000 -
Nelson +1 1 £49,981 -
Blackburn -13 1 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 20 (28.57%) Retail
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (21.43%) Smart Meter
5 14 (20.00%) Project Management
6 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
7 12 (17.14%) Process Management
7 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (12.86%) ERP
10 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.43%) PMO
12 7 (10.00%) GDPR
12 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.00%) ITIL
12 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (10.00%) Resource Management
12 7 (10.00%) Coaching
13 6 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
13 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
13 6 (8.57%) SAP
13 6 (8.57%) C#
13 6 (8.57%) SLA

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 12 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.29%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.86%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.43%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
1 5 (7.14%) .NET Core
1 5 (7.14%) jQuery
1 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Smart Meter
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Smart Energy
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.86%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Project Management
2 12 (17.14%) Process Management
2 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
3 9 (12.86%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.00%) Coaching
4 7 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 6 (8.57%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.14%) Android Development
6 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.14%) Microservices
6 5 (7.14%) Progressive Web App
6 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) C#
3 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) RPG
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISEB
1 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ACCA
4 1 (1.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) PMO
2 7 (10.00%) GDPR
3 6 (8.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) GAAP
4 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 5 (7.14%) Remedy
3 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.71%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Northgate
6 1 (1.43%) Epicor
6 1 (1.43%) IFS
6 1 (1.43%) Infor
6 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.43%) Sage
6 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media