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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 45 66 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.14% 14.47% 16.27%
As % of the General category 30.82% 40.24% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 107
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,750 £48,000
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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 146 164 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 32.88% 35.96% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 134 235 261
Median salary £32,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -5 25 £32,000 -17.41% 2
Blackburn - 6 £45,000 -
Blackpool 0 2 £40,950 -13.78% 1
Burnley - 1 £37,500 - 1
Darwen - 1 £20,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 24 (35.82%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
3 22 (32.84%) .NET
4 21 (31.34%) Degree
5 18 (26.87%) MVC
6 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
6 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.90%) SQL
7 14 (20.90%) Web Development
8 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (17.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (14.93%) Project Management
10 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.43%) CRM
11 9 (13.43%) ERP
11 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (11.94%) ISEB
12 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
13 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (10.45%) Legal
13 7 (10.45%) Analytics
14 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.96%) Change Management
14 6 (8.96%) Scrum
14 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (7.46%) NHS
15 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
15 5 (7.46%) SLA
15 5 (7.46%) Microsoft

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 (4.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) Big Data
6 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) Power BI
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (10.45%) Legal
2 3 (4.48%) Back Office
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) IT Manager
4 12 (17.91%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Development Manager
7 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Business Manager
8 5 (7.46%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.46%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.97%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (7.46%) HTML
5 4 (5.97%) HTML5
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.48%) SOAP
6 3 (4.48%) XML
7 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (2.99%) jQuery
7 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.49%) JSON
8 1 (1.49%) SAPUI5
8 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) MVC
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Web Development
4 13 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.93%) Project Management
7 9 (13.43%) CRM
7 9 (13.43%) ERP
8 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.45%) Analytics
10 6 (8.96%) Change Management
10 6 (8.96%) Scrum
10 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (5.97%) Business Development
12 4 (5.97%) ITIL
12 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) C#
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.48%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) ABAP
6 1 (1.49%) COBOL
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISEB
3 3 (4.48%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.99%) CCAB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PMO
3 1 (1.49%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) Teradata
3 3 (4.48%) Verint
4 2 (2.99%) Epicor
5 1 (1.49%) SYSPRO
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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