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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.28% 12.35% 11.58%
As % of the General category 21.57% 40.20% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 49
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 £27,900 £30,900 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 102 102 140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 24.46% 30.72% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 92 87 127
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -14 8 £35,000 -16.16% 1
Chorley -7 4 £25,000 -23.07%
Blackpool -10 4 £37,500 +41.50%
Skelmersdale -2 2 £33,250 -30.00%
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (44.87%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) .NET
3 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.05%) C#
5 24 (30.77%) HTML
6 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
7 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 18 (23.08%) Legal
9 16 (20.51%) MVC
10 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (17.95%) SDLC
12 13 (16.67%) HTML5
12 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (16.67%) Web Services
13 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
14 10 (12.82%) CSS
14 10 (12.82%) Project Management
14 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (11.54%) Ajax
15 9 (11.54%) WCF
15 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (11.54%) Windows
15 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
15 9 (11.54%) Advertising
16 8 (10.26%) AS400
16 8 (10.26%) SOAP

Finance
Top Related 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 1 (1.28%) CMS
1 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.28%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) MS Access
6 2 (2.56%) QlikView
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) JMeter
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (23.08%) Legal
2 9 (11.54%) Advertising
2 9 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.26%) Marketing
4 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
2 22 (28.21%) Developer
3 16 (20.51%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (11.54%) IT Manager
8 8 (10.26%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) C# Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior SQL Developer
8 8 (10.26%) SQL Developer
8 8 (10.26%) VB Analyst Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
8 8 (10.26%) VB6 Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) .NET
2 24 (30.77%) HTML
3 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (16.67%) HTML5
4 13 (16.67%) Web Services
5 10 (12.82%) CSS
6 9 (11.54%) Ajax
6 9 (11.54%) WCF
7 8 (10.26%) RESTful
7 8 (10.26%) SOAP
8 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 2 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (2.56%) XML
9 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.28%) OLE
9 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) AS400
1 8 (10.26%) iSeries
1 8 (10.26%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.51%) MVC
3 15 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.95%) SDLC
5 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.82%) Project Management
6 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.97%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL
10 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.13%) Business Development
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
10 4 (5.13%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.13%) System Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Web Development
11 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) C#
3 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) VB
4 8 (10.26%) VB6
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.28%) COBOL
6 1 (1.28%) Delphi
6 1 (1.28%) Pascal
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.56%) CCAB
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CISA
6 1 (1.28%) CISM
6 1 (1.28%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) PMO
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) HP
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Cognos
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau
Leigh, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35k - 40k per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £32,004 - £36,001 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
The SmartList
Posted: 26 days ago