Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 110 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.42% 12.42% 10.22%
As % of the General category 31.98% 43.68% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 113 95
Lancashire median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,875 £53,500 £44,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -1.14%

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 344 261 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.83% 28.43% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 246 229 244
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,200 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,380 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +2 41 £33,000 -12.00%
Blackburn +12 8 £35,000 -39.13%
Blackpool -2 5 £37,000 -22.11% 3
Darwen - 5 £28,250 -
Chorley 0 4 £40,000 - 1
Burnley -10 3 £23,000 -29.23%
Lancaster - 3 - -
Poulton-le-Fylde - 3 £32,500 -
Nelson +4 1 - -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 35 (31.82%) SQL
1 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.45%) Degree
3 26 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.91%) C#
6 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (18.18%) Project Management
8 19 (17.27%) Process Management
9 18 (16.36%) .NET
10 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET
10 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (13.64%) ITIL
12 15 (13.64%) Analytics
13 14 (12.73%) People Management
13 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
14 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
15 12 (10.91%) Actionable Insight
15 12 (10.91%) Web Development
15 12 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.91%) MVC
15 12 (10.91%) Change Management
16 11 (10.00%) CRM
16 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
16 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 6 (5.45%) SAS
2 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (4.55%) SPSS
5 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.91%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (5.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.55%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.64%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.64%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) 3G
1 2 (1.82%) 4G
1 2 (1.82%) Firewall
1 2 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (4.55%) Power BI
9 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.91%) DB2
9 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (8.18%) Retail
2 8 (7.27%) Back Office
3 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.64%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Local Government
7 1 (0.91%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Consultant
4 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Business Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Insight Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL BI Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (7.27%) SOAP
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
5 5 (4.55%) XML
6 3 (2.73%) Flash
7 2 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.82%) J2EE
7 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.91%) EJB
8 1 (0.91%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.91%) Java EE
8 1 (0.91%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.91%) Servlets
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.45%) Fintech
4 5 (4.55%) Clustering
4 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.55%) NHS
5 4 (3.64%) BBC
6 2 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.82%) CCTV
6 2 (1.82%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.82%) Contactless
6 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
7 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
1 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) VMS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (18.18%) Project Management
3 19 (17.27%) Process Management
4 15 (13.64%) Analytics
4 15 (13.64%) ITIL
5 14 (12.73%) People Management
5 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.91%) Actionable Insight
7 12 (10.91%) Change Management
7 12 (10.91%) MVC
7 12 (10.91%) Web Development
8 11 (10.00%) CRM
8 11 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 10 (9.09%) ERP
9 10 (9.09%) Mathematics
10 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 23 (20.91%) C#
3 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.45%) Java
5 5 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (3.64%) C
7 2 (1.82%) X++
8 1 (0.91%) ABAP
8 1 (0.91%) R
8 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) ISEB
3 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.55%) PhD
5 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (0.91%) ACCA
8 1 (0.91%) CCA
8 1 (0.91%) CIMA
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.45%) PMO
3 3 (2.73%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) Avaya
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Epicor
4 3 (2.73%) OpenText
4 3 (2.73%) Snow
4 3 (2.73%) VMware
5 2 (1.82%) Cognos
5 2 (1.82%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Sage
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) Infor
6 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.91%) SYSPRO
6 1 (0.91%) Tableau