Period
to 9 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 750 1,001 1,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 15.10% 16.00% 15.74%
As % of the General category 44.56% 41.99% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 583 832 1,043
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £71,050
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,683 2,384 2,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.88% 38.11% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,196 1,896 2,351
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,848 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Manchester.

Salary trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
Stockport -8 25 £50,000 +19.05% 7
Bolton +1 21 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Salford -2 18 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Cheadle +4 13 £45,000 +85.57%
Altrincham +3 11 £35,000 -41.67%
Oldham +3 6 £27,500 -6.86% 2
Wigan +14 2 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Rochdale 0 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 314 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (22.27%) SQL
3 149 (19.87%) .NET
4 144 (19.20%) C#
5 126 (16.80%) Azure
6 122 (16.27%) Microsoft
7 113 (15.07%) AngularJS
8 105 (14.00%) Scrum
9 101 (13.47%) JavaScript
10 97 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 90 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 89 (11.87%) Banking
13 85 (11.33%) SQL Server
14 81 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
14 81 (10.80%) DevOps
15 80 (10.67%) Degree
16 77 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (9.73%) Project Management
17 73 (9.73%) AWS
18 72 (9.60%) Java
19 69 (9.20%) CSS
20 67 (8.93%) HTML
21 62 (8.27%) TDD
22 57 (7.60%) Law
23 56 (7.47%) Analytics
24 55 (7.33%) Test Automation
24 55 (7.33%) Microservices
25 52 (6.93%) Windows
25 52 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 50 (6.67%) Retail

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (1.87%) IIS
2 11 (1.47%) Confluence
3 8 (1.07%) CMS
4 7 (0.93%) SAS
5 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.67%) Sitefinity
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.27%) Apache
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.13%) Camunda
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.13%) GemFire
10 1 (0.13%) OnBase
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.80%) SPSS
4 5 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.67%) Sketch
4 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.53%) InVision
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Figma
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.13%) Dynamics GP
1 16 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.93%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.80%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.53%) BASE24
6 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.40%) Dynamics SL
7 3 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 126 (16.80%) Azure
2 73 (9.73%) AWS
3 39 (5.20%) Power Platform
4 28 (3.73%) PaaS
5 24 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (2.67%) IaaS
6 20 (2.67%) SaaS
7 16 (2.13%) Office 365
8 15 (2.00%) GCP
9 13 (1.73%) Serverless
10 7 (0.93%) GitHub
11 6 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.67%) AWS CodeBuild
12 5 (0.67%) AWS CodeCommit
12 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.53%) npm
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.07%) Firewall
1 8 (1.07%) Internet
2 7 (0.93%) SAN
3 6 (0.80%) Skype
4 5 (0.67%) LAN
4 5 (0.67%) Network Security
4 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.53%) ATM
5 4 (0.53%) WAN
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
6 2 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) HTTP
7 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (5.20%) Power BI
4 36 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.27%) MySQL
8 15 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.87%) Big Data
10 12 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.33%) OLAP
11 10 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.20%) MS Access
12 9 (1.20%) PowerPivot
12 9 (1.20%) QlikView
13 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.53%) Mixpanel
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (2.93%) JIRA
2 21 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.80%) Selenium
3 16 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.73%) NetBeans
5 10 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 7 (0.93%) Protractor
7 7 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.80%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.67%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.67%) Subversion
10 4 (0.53%) Artifactory
10 4 (0.53%) Grunt
10 4 (0.53%) gulp
10 4 (0.53%) Maven
10 4 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.53%) VersaTest
General
1 89 (11.87%) Banking
2 57 (7.60%) Law
3 50 (6.67%) Retail
4 30 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 26 (3.47%) Legal
6 25 (3.33%) Marketing
7 24 (3.20%) Financial Institution
8 23 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.07%) Electronics
11 7 (0.93%) Local Government
12 6 (0.80%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.67%) Back Office
13 5 (0.67%) Billing
14 4 (0.53%) Advertising
15 3 (0.40%) Games
15 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 185 (24.67%) Developer
2 95 (12.67%) Analyst
3 76 (10.13%) Project Manager
4 69 (9.20%) Architect
5 43 (5.73%) Business Analyst
5 43 (5.73%) Consultant
5 43 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (4.53%) C# Developer
7 32 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 29 (3.87%) Software Developer
8 29 (3.87%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.73%) .NET Developer
10 27 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (3.47%) IT Manager
12 25 (3.33%) Angular Developer
13 24 (3.20%) Java Developer
14 21 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
15 18 (2.40%) Tester
16 17 (2.27%) Applications Developer
16 17 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (19.87%) .NET
2 113 (15.07%) AngularJS
3 69 (9.20%) CSS
4 67 (8.93%) HTML
5 50 (6.67%) Web Services
6 48 (6.40%) ASP.NET
7 43 (5.73%) .NET Core
8 39 (5.20%) JSON
8 39 (5.20%) REST
9 38 (5.07%) React
10 37 (4.93%) XML
11 33 (4.40%) Node.js
12 32 (4.27%) RESTful
13 30 (4.00%) .NET Framework
14 27 (3.60%) Spring
15 25 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (2.93%) Angular 2
18 15 (2.00%) WCF
19 14 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.80%) User Experience
4 30 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.33%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.93%) Blog
12 7 (0.93%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.67%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.53%) Life Science
14 4 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.93%) Windows
2 34 (4.53%) Linux
3 18 (2.40%) Unix
4 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Android
7 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (14.00%) Scrum
3 97 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
4 81 (10.80%) DevOps
5 77 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (9.73%) Project Management
7 62 (8.27%) TDD
8 56 (7.47%) Analytics
9 55 (7.33%) Microservices
9 55 (7.33%) Test Automation
10 48 (6.40%) SDLC
11 47 (6.27%) ETL
12 46 (6.13%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.00%) Requirements Gathering
14 44 (5.87%) Fintech
14 44 (5.87%) Mentoring
14 44 (5.87%) MVC
15 42 (5.60%) ITIL
16 41 (5.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (22.27%) SQL
2 144 (19.20%) C#
3 101 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.60%) Java
5 38 (5.07%) Python
6 30 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 21 (2.80%) TypeScript
8 20 (2.67%) C
9 17 (2.27%) C++
9 17 (2.27%) VBA
10 16 (2.13%) Ruby
10 16 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.87%) XPath
13 12 (1.60%) Go
14 11 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.07%) PHP
16 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (10.67%) Degree
2 23 (3.07%) TOGAF Certification
3 18 (2.40%) CISSP
4 17 (2.27%) APMP
5 16 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.60%) CISA
8 11 (1.47%) CISM
8 11 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 11 (1.47%) MCSA
8 11 (1.47%) MCSE
8 11 (1.47%) MCTS
9 10 (1.33%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.07%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.93%) CCNA
12 7 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.80%) RHCE
14 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.07%) QA
2 25 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.13%) Solvency II
4 11 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.33%) NIST
5 10 (1.33%) PMO
6 8 (1.07%) GDPR
7 7 (0.93%) SLA
8 4 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.53%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.27%) COBIT
10 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) DICOM
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (6.53%) Docker
2 18 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.87%) Puppet
3 10 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.93%) Ansible
4 7 (0.93%) Terraform
5 6 (0.80%) SCCM
6 3 (0.40%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.40%) Kibana
6 3 (0.40%) Nagios
6 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.27%) Grafana
7 2 (0.27%) Icinga
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.27%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.13%) Oracle
3 24 (3.20%) VMware
4 20 (2.67%) WorldPay
5 18 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.40%) SAP
6 14 (1.87%) Google
7 11 (1.47%) FIS
8 9 (1.20%) Informatica
9 8 (1.07%) Tableau
9 8 (1.07%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.93%) Citrix
10 7 (0.93%) Intapp
11 6 (0.80%) Adobe
11 6 (0.80%) Cognos
11 6 (0.80%) Workday
12 5 (0.67%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.53%) iManage
13 4 (0.53%) Splunk