Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 33 15
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 99 57 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.57% 6.62% 14.06%
As % of the General category 33.33% 24.05% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 78 44 107
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £36,450 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.74% -6.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £47,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 297 237 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.70% 27.53% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 247 209 237
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £47,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +15 34 £33,500 -1.47% 5
Chorley +9 22 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Blackpool +12 10 £43,000 +14.67% 2
Blackburn -6 3 £23,500 -47.78% 1
Darwen +2 1 £20,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 24 (24.24%) SQL
2 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
5 19 (19.19%) Process Management
5 19 (19.19%) Project Management
6 18 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 16 (16.16%) Windows
8 15 (15.15%) SAP
8 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
12 11 (11.11%) SAP CO
12 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (11.11%) General Ledger
12 11 (11.11%) C#
12 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (11.11%) SAP FI
12 11 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
13 10 (10.10%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (10.10%) Smart Meter
13 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 9 (9.09%) .NET
14 9 (9.09%) Driving Licence
15 8 (8.08%) Web Services
15 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Project

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 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 11 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 11 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (6.06%) SAP MM
2 6 (6.06%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.03%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.01%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (1.01%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.01%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Intranet
1 3 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.02%) LAN
2 2 (2.02%) Network Security
2 2 (2.02%) SAN
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) ADSL
3 1 (1.01%) Broadband
3 1 (1.01%) DWDM
3 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) SDH
3 1 (1.01%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.06%) Big Data
4 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.02%) MS Access
7 1 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Redis
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Legal
4 6 (6.06%) Retail
5 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.04%) Back Office
7 3 (3.03%) Local Government
8 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.01%) Advertising
9 1 (1.01%) Law
9 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Developer
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Consultant
6 7 (7.07%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Senior Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) SAP CO Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) SAP FI Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) Web Services
3 5 (5.05%) jQuery
3 5 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.04%) .NET Core
5 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.02%) CSS
6 2 (2.02%) HTML
7 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.01%) AutoMapper
7 1 (1.01%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
7 1 (1.01%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Smart Meter
3 9 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.05%) Fintech
5 5 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.01%) BBC
7 1 (1.01%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.01%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.04%) Android
3 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (19.19%) Process Management
2 19 (19.19%) Project Management
3 15 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.10%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (8.08%) ERP
7 7 (7.07%) Coaching
7 7 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.07%) ITIL
7 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.07%) Web Development
8 6 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 6 (6.06%) Change Control
8 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.06%) Information Security
8 6 (6.06%) Logistics
8 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.06%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 11 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) VBA
5 1 (1.01%) C
5 1 (1.01%) C++
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) CISSP
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.04%) CISM
4 3 (3.03%) CRISC
4 3 (3.03%) MCP
4 3 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ACCA
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) CCDE
6 1 (1.01%) CCDP
6 1 (1.01%) CIMA
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.01%) GCIH
6 1 (1.01%) GIAC
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) GDPR
2 4 (4.04%) PMO
3 2 (2.02%) QA
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.01%) Docker
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Rancher
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.15%) SAP
3 5 (5.05%) OpenText
4 4 (4.04%) Citrix
4 4 (4.04%) Nokia
4 4 (4.04%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Sage
4 4 (4.04%) VMware
4 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.03%) Cognos
5 3 (3.03%) Epicor
6 2 (2.02%) Capita
6 2 (2.02%) IFS
6 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.02%) Tableau
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Infor