Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1327 1211 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.60% 16.21% 19.91%
As % of the General category 41.76% 43.83% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 946 1168
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 3178 2763 2771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.74% 36.99% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2485 2296 2175
Manchester median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,400 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -5 46 £43,000 +7.50% 9
Bolton -13 29 £33,500 -5.63% 7
Cheadle +1 21 £44,000 +28.47%
Salford +9 17 £19,000 -49.33% 4
Altrincham -10 15 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Rochdale +26 7 £52,000 - 1
Bury +9 4 £27,000 -
Oldham +9 3 £21,000 -39.13%
Wigan -2 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Sale +8 2 £37,750 +73.56%
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 539 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (29.77%) SQL
3 318 (23.96%) .NET
4 301 (22.68%) SQL Server
5 275 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
6 270 (20.35%) C#
7 260 (19.59%) Microsoft
8 246 (18.54%) JavaScript
9 235 (17.71%) SAP
10 219 (16.50%) Scrum
11 216 (16.28%) CSS
12 196 (14.77%) ASP.NET
13 192 (14.47%) HTML
13 192 (14.47%) MVC
14 181 (13.64%) Manufacturing
15 177 (13.34%) Java
16 165 (12.43%) Marketing
17 163 (12.28%) Analytics
18 158 (11.91%) Retail
19 153 (11.53%) Telecoms
20 150 (11.30%) Banking
21 149 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
22 146 (11.00%) Oracle
23 143 (10.78%) Programme Management
23 143 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
24 141 (10.63%) Digital Marketing
24 141 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
25 138 (10.40%) Electronics
25 138 (10.40%) Degree
26 133 (10.02%) Software Engineering

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 75 (5.65%) SAS
2 29 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.58%) CMS
3 21 (1.58%) IIS
4 19 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 13 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.60%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.45%) Apache
7 6 (0.45%) JBoss
7 6 (0.45%) OpenROAD
7 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.30%) Confluence
9 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.43%) FileZilla
5 17 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.75%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
9 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
2 33 (2.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 24 (1.81%) SAP CO
3 24 (1.81%) SAP FI
3 24 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (1.43%) SAP BPC
5 17 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.75%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.60%) SAP MM
10 8 (0.60%) SAP VC
11 7 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
12 6 (0.45%) SAP SD
13 5 (0.38%) Magento
13 5 (0.38%) Visualfiles
13 5 (0.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 143 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (1.28%) Office 365
5 11 (0.83%) SaaS
6 8 (0.60%) IaaS
7 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.45%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.30%) npm
9 3 (0.23%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.075%) Akamai
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.075%) Heroku
11 1 (0.075%) PaaS
11 1 (0.075%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.34%) Firewall
2 30 (2.26%) LAN
3 28 (2.11%) WAN
4 19 (1.43%) FTP
4 19 (1.43%) SMTP
5 17 (1.28%) DNS
5 17 (1.28%) SAN
6 15 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.98%) DHCP
8 12 (0.90%) VPN
9 9 (0.68%) Network Security
10 8 (0.60%) Internet
10 8 (0.60%) SSL
11 7 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.38%) VLAN
12 5 (0.38%) VoIP
13 4 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (0.30%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 96 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 83 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (5.28%) Big Data
5 66 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.92%) Base SAS
7 52 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 52 (3.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 52 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (3.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 51 (3.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 46 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
10 44 (3.32%) Hadoop
11 33 (2.49%) RavenDB
12 32 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 29 (2.19%) MySQL
14 24 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (1.73%) NoSQL
16 20 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (3.62%) ProC
2 45 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 45 (3.39%) Selenium
3 43 (3.24%) TeamCity
4 42 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 39 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 36 (2.71%) NUnit
7 34 (2.56%) JIRA
8 33 (2.49%) MSTest
9 28 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (2.03%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 16 (1.21%) Subversion
13 14 (1.06%) JUnit
14 12 (0.90%) SoapUI
15 11 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.83%) Maven
16 10 (0.75%) Bitbucket
16 10 (0.75%) Gradle
16 10 (0.75%) Jasmine
General
1 181 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 165 (12.43%) Marketing
3 158 (11.91%) Retail
4 153 (11.53%) Telecoms
5 150 (11.30%) Banking
6 138 (10.40%) Electronics
7 54 (4.07%) Legal
8 28 (2.11%) Advertising
9 24 (1.81%) Law
10 21 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.21%) Publishing
12 14 (1.06%) Back Office
13 9 (0.68%) Billing
13 9 (0.68%) German Language
14 8 (0.60%) Automotive
15 6 (0.45%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.45%) Local Government
16 4 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 423 (31.88%) Developer
2 203 (15.30%) Analyst
3 191 (14.39%) Consultant
4 158 (11.91%) .NET Developer
5 116 (8.74%) C# Developer
6 102 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 87 (6.56%) Business Analyst
8 86 (6.48%) Architect
9 70 (5.28%) Project Manager
10 67 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 65 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 64 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
12 64 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 55 (4.14%) SQL Developer
14 51 (3.84%) Software Engineer
15 50 (3.77%) SAS Consultant
16 46 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
17 43 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 42 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
19 41 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (23.96%) .NET
2 216 (16.28%) CSS
3 196 (14.77%) ASP.NET
4 192 (14.47%) HTML
5 125 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 124 (9.34%) jQuery
7 122 (9.19%) Web Services
8 104 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 86 (6.48%) HTML5
10 83 (6.25%) WCF
11 61 (4.60%) CSS3
12 60 (4.52%) RESTful
13 59 (4.45%) XML
14 57 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 52 (3.92%) .NET Framework
16 48 (3.62%) SOAP
16 48 (3.62%) Spring
17 47 (3.54%) React
18 45 (3.39%) Ajax
19 42 (3.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 149 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.20%) Fintech
3 58 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.79%) Public Cloud
4 37 (2.79%) Virtual Team
5 36 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (2.71%) User Experience
6 32 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 29 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.66%) iPad
10 12 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.90%) FMCG
10 12 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.75%) Social Network
12 9 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.68%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.60%) PMI
13 8 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.52%) Windows
2 61 (4.60%) Unix
3 55 (4.14%) Linux
4 25 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 20 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.28%) Android
8 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.38%) CentOS
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.075%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (20.72%) Business Intelligence
3 219 (16.50%) Scrum
4 192 (14.47%) MVC
5 163 (12.28%) Analytics
6 143 (10.78%) Programme Management
7 141 (10.63%) Digital Marketing
7 141 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (10.02%) Software Engineering
9 127 (9.57%) Project Management
10 124 (9.34%) Test Automation
11 121 (9.12%) TDD
12 105 (7.91%) SDLC
13 95 (7.16%) E-Commerce
14 90 (6.78%) DevOps
15 85 (6.41%) OO
16 82 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (5.73%) ITIL
17 76 (5.73%) Web Development
18 70 (5.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 395 (29.77%) SQL
2 270 (20.35%) C#
3 246 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 177 (13.34%) Java
5 102 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 91 (6.86%) Python
7 65 (4.90%) C++
8 57 (4.30%) PHP
9 50 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 48 (3.62%) PROC SQL
10 48 (3.62%) SAS Macro
11 32 (2.41%) Go
11 32 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.88%) R
12 25 (1.88%) Ruby
13 21 (1.58%) VBScript
14 17 (1.28%) Scala
15 16 (1.21%) ABAP
16 14 (1.06%) C
16 14 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 138 (10.40%) Degree
2 28 (2.11%) ISEB
3 22 (1.66%) ACCA
4 21 (1.58%) CISSP
5 20 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (1.06%) Security Cleared
10 13 (0.98%) CISA
10 13 (0.98%) CISM
11 12 (0.90%) PMP
12 10 (0.75%) CIMA
12 10 (0.75%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.68%) CEH
13 9 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.68%) MCSE
14 8 (0.60%) CRISC
14 8 (0.60%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.23%) QA
2 48 (3.62%) SLA
3 21 (1.58%) PMO
4 18 (1.36%) GDPR
5 12 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.68%) IFRS
6 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.45%) COBIT
8 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.23%) GCP
9 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.23%) PSD2
10 1 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.075%) GAAP
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) MiFID
10 1 (0.075%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 23 (1.73%) Docker
4 21 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.075%) HDFS
10 1 (0.075%) NFS
10 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (3.17%) Puppet
2 39 (2.94%) Ansible
3 16 (1.21%) Mesos
4 10 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.60%) SCCM
6 5 (0.38%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.30%) Cacti
8 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.23%) Marathon
8 3 (0.23%) rkt
9 2 (0.15%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.075%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.075%) Kibana
10 1 (0.075%) Nessus
10 1 (0.075%) Netcool
10 1 (0.075%) SCOM
Vendors
1 260 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 235 (17.71%) SAP
3 146 (11.00%) Oracle
4 54 (4.07%) Google
5 35 (2.64%) VMware
6 30 (2.26%) Tableau
7 29 (2.19%) Cisco
8 22 (1.66%) Cognos
9 20 (1.51%) Citrix
10 19 (1.43%) PayPal
11 18 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.21%) Capita
12 16 (1.21%) Sage
13 14 (1.06%) Cognizant
13 14 (1.06%) Facebook
14 13 (0.98%) Informatica
15 11 (0.83%) Adobe
15 11 (0.83%) Cadence
15 11 (0.83%) HP
15 11 (0.83%) IBM