Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 24 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 92 77 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.00% 8.59% 12.50%
As % of the General category 36.08% 27.30% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 53 103
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,225 £25,050 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,400 £50,000 £49,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 255 282 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.50% 31.47% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 198 221 225
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £57,150 £48,750 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +11 34 £33,750 +3.05% 8
Blackpool +12 14 £38,500 -5.98% 1
Chorley +5 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Blackburn -4 4 £24,250 -46.11% 6
Accrington - 4 £35,000 -
Burnley +18 3 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Darwen -3 1 £20,000 -18.37%
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (26.09%) Process Management
2 23 (25.00%) SQL
3 22 (23.91%) Retail
4 21 (22.83%) Smart Meter
5 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (18.48%) Project Management
6 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
8 13 (14.13%) SAP
8 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (14.13%) Manufacturing
8 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (11.96%) GDPR
9 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
10 10 (10.87%) ERP
10 10 (10.87%) Windows
10 10 (10.87%) Web Services
10 10 (10.87%) .NET
10 10 (10.87%) C#
10 10 (10.87%) Legal
11 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (9.78%) jQuery
11 9 (9.78%) Android
11 9 (9.78%) Web Development
11 9 (9.78%) Microservices
11 9 (9.78%) Xamarin
11 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (9.78%) Android Development
11 9 (9.78%) .NET Core

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 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.09%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.52%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (6.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.26%) NetSuite
2 3 (3.26%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.09%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.09%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.09%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.17%) SAN
2 2 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 22 (23.91%) Retail
2 13 (14.13%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.87%) Legal
4 7 (7.61%) Back Office
5 6 (6.52%) Banking
5 6 (6.52%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.26%) Local Government
7 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior SQL Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) .NET
1 10 (10.87%) Web Services
2 9 (9.78%) .NET Core
2 9 (9.78%) jQuery
2 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Smart Meter
2 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.35%) Smart Energy
5 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.26%) Fintech
6 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) PKI
6 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) BBC
7 1 (1.09%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Android
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.26%) pSOS
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Process Management
2 20 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (18.48%) Project Management
4 13 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.87%) ERP
6 9 (9.78%) Android Development
6 9 (9.78%) Microservices
6 9 (9.78%) Progressive Web App
6 9 (9.78%) Web Development
7 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Information Security
9 6 (6.52%) Resource Management
9 6 (6.52%) Service Management
10 5 (5.43%) Accounts Payable
10 5 (5.43%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.43%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.87%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) VBA
4 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) RPG
5 1 (1.09%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.35%) CISSP
2 4 (4.35%) ISEB
2 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.26%) CISM
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) MCP
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ACCA
4 2 (2.17%) CIMA
4 2 (2.17%) CRISC
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) AAT
5 1 (1.09%) CCDE
5 1 (1.09%) CCDP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) GCIH
5 1 (1.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) GDPR
2 7 (7.61%) PMO
3 5 (5.43%) SLA
4 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) XenApp
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) SAP
3 9 (9.78%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle
5 4 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (4.35%) Remedy
6 3 (3.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.26%) Epicor
6 3 (3.26%) Sage
6 3 (3.26%) VMware
7 2 (2.17%) Cognos
7 2 (2.17%) IFS
7 2 (2.17%) Tableau
8 1 (1.09%) Capita
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Infor
8 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.09%) OpenText