Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 710 359 955
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 13.09% 13.84% 14.42%
As % of the General category 25.81% 30.71% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 538 260 765
10th Percentile £30,500 £39,975 £27,700
25th Percentile £37,688 £47,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.22% +15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,313 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,480
North West median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -

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 2,751 1,169 3,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 50.73% 45.08% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 956 2,702
10th Percentile £30,050 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,904 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £59,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £71,250
North West median annual salary £47,651 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.70% +11.11% +3.45%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 +17 25 £47,500 -2.56% 7
Bolton -9 11 £26,000 -22.96% 5
Bury +4 9 £45,000 +71.43% 2
Oldham -1 4 - -
Altrincham -11 4 £42,500 -46.88% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 4 £40,000 -
Salford -8 3 £44,000 -34.81% 6
Cheadle - 2 £22,500 - 6
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 220 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (29.30%) Social Skills
3 119 (16.76%) DevOps
4 115 (16.20%) Microsoft
5 107 (15.07%) Azure
6 99 (13.94%) SQL
7 92 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 89 (12.54%) Project Management
8 89 (12.54%) Software Engineering
9 85 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (11.83%) JavaScript
11 81 (11.41%) AWS
12 78 (10.99%) Retail
13 76 (10.70%) C#
13 76 (10.70%) .NET
14 70 (9.86%) Mentoring
15 68 (9.58%) Analytics
15 68 (9.58%) Degree
16 66 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 60 (8.45%) Banking
18 56 (7.89%) SQL Server
19 52 (7.32%) Law
19 52 (7.32%) Docker
20 50 (7.04%) ERP
20 50 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (7.04%) Project Delivery
21 49 (6.90%) React
22 46 (6.48%) Change Management
23 44 (6.20%) Coaching
24 43 (6.06%) Scrum

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 13 (1.83%) Confluence
2 11 (1.55%) IIS
3 10 (1.41%) nginx
4 9 (1.27%) SAS
5 8 (1.13%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.70%) CMS
8 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.56%) CICS
8 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.42%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.28%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.14%) Kentico
11 1 (0.14%) MTS
Applications
1 30 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) Figma
6 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.13%) NetSuite
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle CRM
3 8 (1.13%) ResourceLink
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.42%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.28%) iTrent
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 107 (15.07%) Azure
2 81 (11.41%) AWS
3 40 (5.63%) Power Platform
4 38 (5.35%) Dynamics 365
5 36 (5.07%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (2.68%) GCP
7 13 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
8 12 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.69%) GitHub
9 11 (1.55%) FinancialForce
9 11 (1.55%) SaaS
10 10 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 8 (1.13%) GitHub Actions
12 7 (0.99%) Azure Key Vault
12 7 (0.99%) Azure Logic Apps
12 7 (0.99%) Power Automate
13 6 (0.85%) Azure Service Bus
13 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.55%) LAN
2 9 (1.27%) Firewall
3 8 (1.13%) SMS
4 6 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
4 6 (0.85%) Unified Communications
4 6 (0.85%) VPN
4 6 (0.85%) Wireless
5 5 (0.70%) WAN
6 4 (0.56%) Network Security
6 4 (0.56%) VoIP
7 3 (0.42%) DNS
7 3 (0.42%) Internet
8 2 (0.28%) DMZ
8 2 (0.28%) Softphone
9 1 (0.14%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) HTTP
9 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.63%) Power BI
3 25 (3.52%) MySQL
4 21 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.96%) Tableau
5 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.39%) Data Lake
6 17 (2.39%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.11%) Blockchain
7 15 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.55%) Big Data
9 11 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.27%) Power Query
11 9 (1.27%) Redis
12 8 (1.13%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.99%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 39 (5.49%) JIRA
2 24 (3.38%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 13 (1.83%) Zephyr
5 9 (1.27%) Artifactory
6 8 (1.13%) Cypress.io
6 8 (1.13%) Selenium
7 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.85%) Maven
8 6 (0.85%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.70%) PHPUnit
10 4 (0.56%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.56%) Subversion
10 4 (0.56%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.42%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.42%) JMeter
11 3 (0.42%) MSTest
11 3 (0.42%) NUnit
11 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 208 (29.30%) Social Skills
2 85 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (10.99%) Retail
4 60 (8.45%) Banking
5 52 (7.32%) Law
6 38 (5.35%) Marketing
7 35 (4.93%) Presentation Skills
8 32 (4.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 28 (3.94%) Influencing Skills
10 27 (3.80%) Games
11 25 (3.52%) Manufacturing
12 24 (3.38%) Legal
12 24 (3.38%) Organisational Skills
13 21 (2.96%) Financial Institution
14 19 (2.68%) Public Sector
15 18 (2.54%) Telecoms
16 14 (1.97%) Police
17 9 (1.27%) Military
18 7 (0.99%) Back Office
18 7 (0.99%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 122 (17.18%) Developer
2 103 (14.51%) Analyst
3 70 (9.86%) Consultant
4 53 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 47 (6.62%) Architect
6 30 (4.23%) Business Analyst
7 25 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (3.24%) C# Developer
8 23 (3.24%) Graduate
9 22 (3.10%) Software Engineer
10 21 (2.96%) IT Manager
10 21 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 20 (2.82%) PHP Developer
12 18 (2.54%) Senior Manager
12 18 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
13 15 (2.11%) Data Engineer
13 15 (2.11%) Technical Consultant
14 14 (1.97%) Cloud Consultant
15 13 (1.83%) Designer
15 13 (1.83%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (10.70%) .NET
2 49 (6.90%) React
3 38 (5.35%) HTML
4 37 (5.21%) CSS
5 29 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 26 (3.66%) .NET Core
7 23 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
8 22 (3.10%) RESTful
9 21 (2.96%) Node.js
10 19 (2.68%) XML
11 17 (2.39%) Web Services
12 13 (1.83%) ASP.NET
12 13 (1.83%) Spring
12 13 (1.83%) Vue.js
13 11 (1.55%) Ajax
13 11 (1.55%) HTML5
13 11 (1.55%) jQuery
13 11 (1.55%) Kafka
14 10 (1.41%) REST
14 10 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (3.52%) Virtual Team
3 24 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
5 22 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 16 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.25%) User Experience
8 15 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
11 8 (1.13%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.85%) Blog
13 5 (0.70%) EPoS
13 5 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.70%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.21%) Windows
2 28 (3.94%) Linux
3 13 (1.83%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.69%) Unix
5 10 (1.41%) Android
5 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.70%) AIX
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.42%) Solaris
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (16.76%) DevOps
3 92 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (12.54%) Project Management
4 89 (12.54%) Software Engineering
5 70 (9.86%) Mentoring
6 68 (9.58%) Analytics
7 66 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 50 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (7.04%) ERP
8 50 (7.04%) Project Delivery
9 46 (6.48%) Change Management
10 44 (6.20%) Coaching
11 43 (6.06%) Scrum
12 41 (5.77%) Service Delivery
13 38 (5.35%) Requirements Gathering
14 37 (5.21%) Computer Science
14 37 (5.21%) Migration
15 36 (5.07%) Fintech
15 36 (5.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.94%) SQL
2 84 (11.83%) JavaScript
3 76 (10.70%) C#
4 38 (5.35%) Python
5 31 (4.37%) Java
6 28 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 27 (3.80%) PHP
8 23 (3.24%) Go
8 23 (3.24%) TypeScript
9 19 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.39%) C
11 10 (1.41%) Scala
12 9 (1.27%) R
13 8 (1.13%) C++
13 8 (1.13%) Kotlin
14 7 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.70%) Perl
15 5 (0.70%) Ruby
16 4 (0.56%) COBOL
17 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (9.58%) Degree
2 30 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 23 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.69%) ACCA
6 11 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.85%) CISSP
10 6 (0.85%) PMP
11 5 (0.70%) MCSE
11 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.56%) AAT
12 4 (0.56%) CIMA
12 4 (0.56%) MCP
13 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.28%) CCSP
14 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.80%) QA
2 18 (2.54%) PMO
3 17 (2.39%) GDPR
3 17 (2.39%) SLA
4 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (0.99%) GAAP
7 6 (0.85%) NIST
7 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.28%) Basel III
9 2 (0.28%) COREP
9 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.14%) GRC
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.14%) WAI
10 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (7.32%) Docker
2 26 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (5.07%) Terraform
2 26 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (0.99%) Ansible
6 6 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (0.85%) SCCM
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
7 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.28%) Puppet
7 2 (0.28%) WSUS
8 1 (0.14%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.14%) Grafana
8 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) Netcool
8 1 (0.14%) OpenView
8 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 115 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.77%) Oracle
3 21 (2.96%) SAP
4 18 (2.54%) Adobe
5 14 (1.97%) IBM
6 13 (1.83%) Google
7 12 (1.69%) Cognizant
8 11 (1.55%) Apple
8 11 (1.55%) CA
8 11 (1.55%) Cisco
9 9 (1.27%) Fujitsu
9 9 (1.27%) Intel
10 7 (0.99%) Meraki
11 6 (0.85%) Progress
11 6 (0.85%) Siemens
11 6 (0.85%) Spotify
11 6 (0.85%) VMware
12 5 (0.70%) Dell
12 5 (0.70%) HP
12 5 (0.70%) Salesforce.com