Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,142 1,154 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.05% 15.56% 14.10%
As % of the General category 45.34% 39.89% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 936 908 825
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,813 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,625 £70,375 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +2.27%

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 2,519 2,893 2,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.61% 39.00% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 2,256 2,193
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,600 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.84%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Manchester.

Salary trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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
Altrincham +13 57 £60,000 +60.00% 9
Stockport +1 24 £42,250 -1.74% 13
Salford -1 19 £43,000 +126.32% 8
Bolton +9 16 £35,000 +6.06% 4
Cheadle 0 8 £39,000 -9.30% 3
Bury -1 8 £40,000 +48.15% 7
Rochdale +13 4 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Oldham +7 3 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Wigan -3 2 £75,000 +150.00% 4
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 324 (28.37%) SQL
2 319 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (23.47%) C#
4 235 (20.58%) Microsoft
5 220 (19.26%) .NET
6 206 (18.04%) Windows
7 193 (16.90%) Linux
8 166 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
9 163 (14.27%) JavaScript
10 162 (14.19%) HTML
11 159 (13.92%) Mentoring
12 153 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 152 (13.31%) Java
13 152 (13.31%) Information Security
13 152 (13.31%) GDPR
14 150 (13.13%) VMware
14 150 (13.13%) SQL Server
15 146 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 145 (12.70%) Legal
17 144 (12.61%) Management Information System
18 143 (12.52%) Business Continuity
19 142 (12.43%) Data Protection
20 141 (12.35%) CISSP
21 140 (12.26%) Network Security
22 136 (11.91%) CSS
23 135 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 134 (11.73%) Due Diligence
25 133 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
25 133 (11.65%) Web Development
26 131 (11.47%) Risk Analysis

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 29 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.10%) CMS
3 17 (1.49%) Confluence
4 13 (1.14%) IIS
5 12 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.70%) SAS
7 7 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.44%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.18%) Apache
11 2 (0.18%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.088%) JBoss
12 1 (0.088%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.088%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (10.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 44 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 38 (3.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 33 (2.89%) Oracle Financials
3 18 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.88%) SAP PP
6 8 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.61%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.53%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.44%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.44%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.44%) SAP SCM
9 5 (0.44%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.26%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 133 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (4.03%) Office 365
4 40 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (2.98%) SaaS
6 10 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (0.88%) npm
7 9 (0.79%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.61%) GitHub
8 7 (0.61%) IaaS
9 6 (0.53%) PaaS
10 4 (0.35%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.26%) Serverless
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.18%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 140 (12.26%) Network Security
2 106 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (2.19%) LAN
3 25 (2.19%) WAN
4 17 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.88%) DNS
6 9 (0.79%) DHCP
6 9 (0.79%) HTTP
6 9 (0.79%) Intranet
7 8 (0.70%) Firewall
8 6 (0.53%) Broadband
8 6 (0.53%) SAN
8 6 (0.53%) Wireless
9 4 (0.35%) Internet
9 4 (0.35%) VPN
9 4 (0.35%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.26%) MPLS
10 3 (0.26%) PBX
10 3 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 50 (4.38%) MongoDB
6 40 (3.50%) Power BI
7 37 (3.24%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.19%) Big Data
9 25 (2.19%) RavenDB
10 23 (2.01%) MySQL
11 18 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.31%) Data Mining
12 15 (1.31%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.79%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.73%) TeamCity
3 49 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (3.42%) JIRA
5 36 (3.15%) MSTest
5 36 (3.15%) NUnit
6 29 (2.54%) Selenium
7 27 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.40%) JUnit
11 15 (1.31%) Subversion
12 13 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.14%) Maven
13 12 (1.05%) Gradle
13 12 (1.05%) Mockito
14 11 (0.96%) Ant
14 11 (0.96%) gulp
15 10 (0.88%) Babel
15 10 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 145 (12.70%) Legal
2 108 (9.46%) Marketing
3 103 (9.02%) Manufacturing
4 84 (7.36%) Telecoms
5 82 (7.18%) Banking
6 78 (6.83%) Retail
7 74 (6.48%) Electronics
8 47 (4.12%) Law
9 30 (2.63%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.75%) Advertising
11 17 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.49%) Local Government
12 8 (0.70%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
13 4 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (27.76%) Developer
2 236 (20.67%) Analyst
3 117 (10.25%) Senior Analyst
4 114 (9.98%) IT Analyst
5 111 (9.72%) Security Analyst
6 106 (9.28%) IT Security Analyst
6 106 (9.28%) Senior Security Analyst
7 105 (9.19%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 95 (8.32%) .NET Developer
9 93 (8.14%) C# Developer
10 79 (6.92%) Consultant
11 75 (6.57%) Project Manager
12 47 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
13 46 (4.03%) Software Developer
14 45 (3.94%) Graduate
15 44 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (3.85%) Java Developer
16 42 (3.68%) Software Engineer
17 36 (3.15%) Graduate Developer
18 33 (2.89%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (19.26%) .NET
2 162 (14.19%) HTML
3 136 (11.91%) CSS
4 105 (9.19%) AngularJS
4 105 (9.19%) ASP.NET
5 72 (6.30%) RESTful
6 71 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 69 (6.04%) Node.js
8 67 (5.87%) HTML5
9 61 (5.34%) Web Services
9 61 (5.34%) XML
10 57 (4.99%) Spring
11 49 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 49 (4.29%) CSS3
12 48 (4.20%) React
13 39 (3.42%) WPF
14 38 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
15 36 (3.15%) REST
16 35 (3.06%) jQuery
16 35 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 144 (12.61%) Management Information System
2 131 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (11.12%) Fintech
4 105 (9.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 52 (4.55%) User Experience
6 51 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (4.03%) Mobile App
8 44 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (2.80%) Algorithms
10 24 (2.10%) Social Network
11 23 (2.01%) CESG
12 21 (1.84%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.58%) Derivative
13 18 (1.58%) Replication
13 18 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
14 15 (1.31%) Data Centre
15 12 (1.05%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.96%) Acoustics
17 10 (0.88%) Online Banking
18 9 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 206 (18.04%) Windows
2 193 (16.90%) Linux
3 20 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.49%) Unix
5 16 (1.40%) Android
5 16 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.18%) pSOS
10 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (14.54%) Business Intelligence
3 159 (13.92%) Mentoring
4 152 (13.31%) Information Security
5 146 (12.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 143 (12.52%) Business Continuity
7 142 (12.43%) Data Protection
8 134 (11.73%) Due Diligence
9 133 (11.65%) Web Development
10 131 (11.47%) Risk Analysis
11 129 (11.30%) Vulnerability Management
12 128 (11.21%) Scrum
13 123 (10.77%) Software Engineering
14 117 (10.25%) DevOps
15 111 (9.72%) Penetration Testing
15 111 (9.72%) Scenario Testing
16 108 (9.46%) SIEM
17 107 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 105 (9.19%) Threat Analysis
19 100 (8.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 324 (28.37%) SQL
2 268 (23.47%) C#
3 163 (14.27%) JavaScript
4 152 (13.31%) Java
5 124 (10.86%) Python
6 74 (6.48%) C++
7 66 (5.78%) T-SQL
8 37 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 31 (2.71%) Java 8
10 30 (2.63%) PHP
11 29 (2.54%) R
12 27 (2.36%) TypeScript
13 26 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.75%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.40%) ES6
16 15 (1.31%) C
17 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.14%) Go
19 10 (0.88%) Ruby
20 7 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 141 (12.35%) CISSP
2 131 (11.47%) CREST Certified
3 120 (10.51%) Degree
4 105 (9.19%) SANS
5 30 (2.63%) CISA
6 23 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (1.93%) ACCA
8 17 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.40%) PMP
10 12 (1.05%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.79%) CISM
12 9 (0.79%) ISEB
12 9 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.53%) PhD
14 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.44%) OCPJP
14 5 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (13.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 152 (13.31%) GDPR
3 126 (11.03%) PCI DSS
4 45 (3.94%) PMO
5 39 (3.42%) QA
6 32 (2.80%) SLA
7 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.18%) COBIT
11 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 135 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.50%) Docker
3 11 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.96%) vSphere
4 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.18%) NFS
5 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (4.82%) Ansible
2 40 (3.50%) Salt
3 23 (2.01%) Kubernetes
4 18 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.40%) Puppet
6 13 (1.14%) Terraform
7 8 (0.70%) Kibana
8 5 (0.44%) Grafana
9 4 (0.35%) Istio
9 4 (0.35%) Packer
10 2 (0.18%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.18%) Rancher
11 1 (0.088%) SCCM
11 1 (0.088%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 235 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 150 (13.13%) VMware
3 123 (10.77%) Cisco
4 108 (9.46%) SAP
5 77 (6.74%) Oracle
6 36 (3.15%) Google
7 29 (2.54%) Twitter
8 24 (2.10%) Citrix
8 24 (2.10%) Facebook
9 11 (0.96%) Rackspace
10 10 (0.88%) Tableau
11 8 (0.70%) Progress
12 7 (0.61%) Sage
12 7 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.53%) RedGate
13 6 (0.53%) Zend
14 5 (0.44%) CheckPoint
14 5 (0.44%) F5
14 5 (0.44%) Lotus