Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 430 721 1,011
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 11.49% 15.16% 16.19%
As % of the General category 36.88% 44.64% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 366 522 806
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £48,041
Median % change year-on-year - +14.49% -3.92%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,531 £76,138
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 1,166 1,615 2,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.16% 33.96% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1,158 1,905
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,946 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,125 £36,250 £35,677
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Altrincham +11 35 £36,500 +4.29% 5
Bolton -12 10 £38,000 +26.67%
Bury - 9 £36,250 - 1
Stockport +8 6 £47,000 -6.00% 2
Oldham -1 3 £52,500 +90.91% 1
Salford +2 2 £33,750 -20.82% 3
Wigan -3 2 £57,250 +9.05% 1
Cheadle -2 1 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 167 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.70%) SQL
3 82 (19.07%) DevOps
4 79 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
5 78 (18.14%) C#
6 77 (17.91%) .NET
7 76 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (15.81%) JavaScript
10 67 (15.58%) Azure
11 57 (13.26%) AWS
12 55 (12.79%) Docker
13 52 (12.09%) Microsoft
13 52 (12.09%) Degree
14 51 (11.86%) Project Management
15 49 (11.40%) Kubernetes
16 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (9.77%) Change Management
17 42 (9.77%) Software Engineering
17 42 (9.77%) Analytics
18 38 (8.84%) Retail
18 38 (8.84%) SQL Server
18 38 (8.84%) Python
19 37 (8.60%) Test Automation
20 36 (8.37%) Fintech
21 35 (8.14%) e-Learning
22 34 (7.91%) SAP
22 34 (7.91%) Terraform
23 33 (7.67%) Scrum
23 33 (7.67%) Law

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 19 (4.42%) CMS
2 6 (1.40%) WordPress
3 4 (0.93%) Confluence
3 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.70%) IIS
4 3 (0.70%) SAS
5 2 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.47%) iTrent
3 2 (0.47%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.58%) Azure
2 57 (13.26%) AWS
3 26 (6.05%) SaaS
4 25 (5.81%) Power Platform
5 15 (3.49%) GCP
6 12 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.79%) PaaS
7 9 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.86%) IaaS
9 7 (1.63%) Amazon SageMaker
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.40%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (1.40%) Serverless
11 3 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.70%) GitHub
12 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.47%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.47%) Matillion
13 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.40%) LAN
2 4 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (0.93%) Wireless
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) Skype
3 2 (0.47%) WAN
4 1 (0.23%) BGP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) IPv4
4 1 (0.23%) IPv6
4 1 (0.23%) Multicast
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) OSPF
4 1 (0.23%) RIP
4 1 (0.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.35%) Power BI
3 20 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.95%) Data Lake
5 15 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.02%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.09%) Tableau
10 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.40%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (1.40%) Amazon QuickSight
12 6 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.40%) MySQL
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.02%) Cucumber
3 13 (3.02%) Gradle
4 12 (2.79%) IntelliJ
4 12 (2.79%) Vagrant
5 11 (2.56%) Selenium
6 10 (2.33%) JIRA
7 8 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.40%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.16%) MSTest
9 5 (1.16%) Postman
9 5 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.93%) Appium
10 4 (0.93%) Gatling
10 4 (0.93%) JMeter
11 3 (0.70%) GitLab
12 2 (0.47%) Protractor
General
1 38 (8.84%) Retail
2 33 (7.67%) Law
2 33 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 29 (6.74%) Public Sector
5 28 (6.51%) Banking
6 27 (6.28%) Marketing
7 23 (5.35%) Electronics
8 13 (3.02%) Games
9 12 (2.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.63%) Legal
11 6 (1.40%) Billing
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.47%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 101 (23.49%) Developer
2 53 (12.33%) Analyst
3 30 (6.98%) .NET Developer
4 26 (6.05%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.05%) Consultant
5 25 (5.81%) Architect
6 22 (5.12%) Administrator
6 22 (5.12%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 16 (3.72%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.02%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (2.79%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.56%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (2.33%) Data Analyst
13 10 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (2.33%) Graduate
13 10 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.91%) .NET
2 25 (5.81%) Web Services
3 23 (5.35%) React
4 20 (4.65%) .NET Core
5 19 (4.42%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.19%) HTML
7 17 (3.95%) CSS
8 15 (3.49%) REST
9 14 (3.26%) .NET Framework
10 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.79%) Node.js
11 12 (2.79%) OpenJDK
11 12 (2.79%) Vue.js
12 11 (2.56%) jQuery
13 9 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (2.09%) GraphQL
13 9 (2.09%) JSON
14 8 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.86%) RESTful
15 7 (1.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.14%) e-Learning
3 29 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (4.88%) Blog
4 21 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
6 18 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.49%) User Experience
8 13 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.16%) Acoustics
11 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.93%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.93%) IVR
13 3 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.70%) FMCG
14 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.98%) Linux
2 25 (5.81%) Windows
3 11 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.86%) Unix
5 4 (0.93%) CentOS
5 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (19.07%) DevOps
3 79 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (11.86%) Project Management
6 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (9.77%) Analytics
7 42 (9.77%) Change Management
7 42 (9.77%) Software Engineering
8 37 (8.60%) Test Automation
9 36 (8.37%) Fintech
10 33 (7.67%) Scrum
11 32 (7.44%) PRINCE2
11 32 (7.44%) TDD
12 29 (6.74%) Programme Management
13 27 (6.28%) Information Security
13 27 (6.28%) Product Roadmap
13 27 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (6.05%) Coaching
14 26 (6.05%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 89 (20.70%) SQL
2 78 (18.14%) C#
3 68 (15.81%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.84%) Python
5 31 (7.21%) Java
6 15 (3.49%) PHP
7 12 (2.79%) Groovy
7 12 (2.79%) R
7 12 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.09%) C
10 8 (1.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.16%) C++
13 3 (0.70%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (0.70%) COBOL
13 3 (0.70%) Go
13 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 52 (12.09%) Degree
2 14 (3.26%) PhD
3 9 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.63%) MCSE
6 6 (1.40%) CISSP
6 6 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.40%) MCSA
6 6 (1.40%) MCTS
6 6 (1.40%) RHCE
7 5 (1.16%) ACCA
8 4 (0.93%) CIMA
8 4 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.70%) ISEB
10 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.05%) GDPR
2 22 (5.12%) QA
3 7 (1.63%) GRC
4 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.16%) SLA
4 5 (1.16%) SOC 2
5 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.93%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) Basel III
6 2 (0.47%) COREP
6 2 (0.47%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 55 (12.79%) Docker
2 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (11.40%) Kubernetes
2 34 (7.91%) Terraform
3 17 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.02%) Packer
5 12 (2.79%) Puppet
6 10 (2.33%) Ansible
7 5 (1.16%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.23%) Grafana
9 1 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Netcool
9 1 (0.23%) OpenView
9 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.23%) SCOM
9 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.91%) SAP
3 19 (4.42%) Oracle
4 12 (2.79%) Aquila
5 11 (2.56%) Cisco
6 10 (2.33%) Cognos
7 9 (2.09%) VMware
8 6 (1.40%) HP
8 6 (1.40%) Snowplow
9 5 (1.16%) Google
9 5 (1.16%) IBM
10 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
10 4 (0.93%) Avaya
10 4 (0.93%) Genesys
10 4 (0.93%) Meraki
10 4 (0.93%) Splunk
11 3 (0.70%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.70%) Workday
12 2 (0.47%) Sage