Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 107 90 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.23% 9.40% 12.29%
As % of the General category 33.86% 32.85% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 81 96
Lancashire median annual salary £37,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.13% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% -2.84%

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 316 274 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.06% 28.63% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 238 245 220
Lancashire median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% +4.53% -4.33%
10th Percentile £22,200 £19,750 £21,225
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +10 39 £32,750 -12.67% 15
Chorley +11 13 £40,000 - 1
Blackpool -2 9 £37,000 -3.90%
Blackburn +2 5 £32,500 -43.48% 1
Darwen - 3 £30,250 -
Lancaster - 3 - -
Nelson +5 1 - -
Poulton-le-Fylde - 1 - -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.23%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (19.63%) Project Management
3 21 (19.63%) Process Management
4 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (14.95%) People Management
7 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
7 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (12.15%) Manufacturing
9 13 (12.15%) Change Management
9 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
9 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
9 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (11.21%) Coaching
10 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.21%) Logistics
10 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (10.28%) Retail
11 11 (10.28%) Asset Management
11 11 (10.28%) ITIL
11 11 (10.28%) C#
11 11 (10.28%) SAP
12 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (9.35%) CRM
12 10 (9.35%) ERP
12 10 (9.35%) Strategic Planning

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 4 (3.74%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) SAP CO
1 9 (8.41%) SAP FI
1 9 (8.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (8.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (7.48%) SAP MM
2 8 (7.48%) SAP SD
3 7 (6.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.80%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.87%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.93%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.93%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Firewall
1 3 (2.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.87%) 3G
2 2 (1.87%) 4G
2 2 (1.87%) LAN
2 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.87%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) ADSL
3 1 (0.93%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) DWDM
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) SDH
3 1 (0.93%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Manufacturing
2 11 (10.28%) Retail
3 9 (8.41%) General Ledger
3 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Marketing
5 5 (4.67%) Back Office
6 4 (3.74%) Banking
7 3 (2.80%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (18.69%) Developer
2 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Developer
4 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Consultant
5 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (6.54%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) SAP FI Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Senior Manager
5 7 (6.54%) SQL BI Developer
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Web Services
2 6 (5.61%) .NET
3 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (2.80%) Flash
6 2 (1.87%) CSS
6 2 (1.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.93%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.93%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
7 1 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.93%) SignalR
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.35%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.54%) Fintech
4 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) NHS
5 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.80%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.87%) BBC
7 2 (1.87%) CCTV
7 2 (1.87%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.87%) Contactless
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.67%) Windows 10
2 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (4.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) VMS
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) Process Management
1 21 (19.63%) Project Management
2 17 (15.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.95%) People Management
4 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.15%) Change Management
5 13 (12.15%) Mentoring
6 12 (11.21%) Coaching
6 12 (11.21%) Logistics
6 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.28%) Asset Management
7 11 (10.28%) ITIL
8 10 (9.35%) Analytics
8 10 (9.35%) CRM
8 10 (9.35%) ERP
8 10 (9.35%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (8.41%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.41%) Service Management
9 9 (8.41%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (7.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
3 11 (10.28%) C#
4 5 (4.67%) C
5 4 (3.74%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) X++
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) ISEB
2 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ACCA
6 1 (0.93%) CCA
6 1 (0.93%) CIMA
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) SAP
3 7 (6.54%) OpenText
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle
5 4 (3.74%) Nokia
6 3 (2.80%) Avaya
6 3 (2.80%) Cognos
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Sage
6 3 (2.80%) Snow
7 2 (1.87%) Google
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.93%) Capita
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Epicor
8 1 (0.93%) Infor
8 1 (0.93%) VMware