Period
to 21 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,197 1,129 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.91% 14.70% 19.56%
As % of the General category 44.37% 40.45% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 933 890 1,063
Manchester median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £43,275
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.99% +4.28%
10th Percentile £29,150 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,775 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 2,698 2,791 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.11% 36.34% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,165 2,250 2,062
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +6.41%
10th Percentile £25,850 £24,000 £24,543
90th Percentile £69,200 £65,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 +21 72 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Bury +26 49 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Bolton -6 23 £37,500 +22.95% 10
Salford +12 22 £37,500 -7.41% 5
Rochdale +1 11 £55,000 - 3
Cheadle -5 10 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Altrincham -4 3 £45,000 +46.34% 6
Oldham +32 2 - - 3
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 497 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (25.15%) SQL
3 273 (22.81%) .NET
4 271 (22.64%) C#
5 223 (18.63%) JavaScript
6 219 (18.30%) Java
6 219 (18.30%) Retail
7 203 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
8 197 (16.46%) Microsoft
9 194 (16.21%) SAP
10 192 (16.04%) Scrum
11 176 (14.70%) SQL Server
12 172 (14.37%) Software Engineering
13 169 (14.12%) Manufacturing
14 163 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
15 162 (13.53%) CSS
16 160 (13.37%) HTML
16 160 (13.37%) AngularJS
17 142 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
18 140 (11.70%) Test Automation
19 135 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 127 (10.61%) DevOps
21 122 (10.19%) Marketing
22 120 (10.03%) Windows
23 113 (9.44%) TDD
23 113 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
23 113 (9.44%) React
24 112 (9.36%) ASP.NET
25 111 (9.27%) MVC
26 110 (9.19%) Python

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 39 (3.26%) SAS
2 27 (2.26%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.59%) IIS
4 17 (1.42%) CMS
5 14 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.00%) WordPress
7 7 (0.58%) Apache
8 5 (0.42%) JBoss
8 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.25%) Confluence
10 3 (0.25%) Drupal
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.084%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.67%) Elite 3E
4 16 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (1.25%) Workfront
6 12 (1.00%) HFM
7 11 (0.92%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.84%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.50%) Magento
11 6 (0.50%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 88 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
4 37 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (2.17%) SaaS
6 12 (1.00%) GitHub
6 12 (1.00%) Twilio
7 10 (0.84%) npm
8 7 (0.58%) Office 365
9 6 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.42%) IaaS
11 4 (0.33%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.17%) AdWords
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.084%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.92%) Firewall
2 9 (0.75%) LAN
3 7 (0.58%) Internet
3 7 (0.58%) SAN
3 7 (0.58%) WAN
4 5 (0.42%) Broadband
4 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.33%) CTI
5 4 (0.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.33%) Intranet
5 4 (0.33%) Wireless
6 3 (0.25%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) DNS
6 3 (0.25%) MPLS
6 3 (0.25%) RTP
6 3 (0.25%) VoIP
7 2 (0.17%) HTTP
7 2 (0.17%) SMTP
7 2 (0.17%) VPN
7 2 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.85%) Big Data
3 61 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 51 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 51 (4.26%) MySQL
6 41 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.92%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.76%) RavenDB
10 25 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (1.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 22 (1.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 21 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (1.67%) NoSQL
15 18 (1.50%) Base SAS
15 18 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 18 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 75 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 65 (5.43%) JIRA
3 54 (4.51%) NUnit
4 43 (3.59%) Selenium
5 38 (3.17%) MSTest
6 32 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 22 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.34%) eCATT
10 16 (1.34%) gulp
10 16 (1.34%) LSMW
10 16 (1.34%) ProC
11 15 (1.25%) webpack
12 14 (1.17%) Grunt
12 14 (1.17%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.09%) Moq
13 13 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (0.75%) Gradle
14 9 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 219 (18.30%) Retail
2 169 (14.12%) Manufacturing
3 122 (10.19%) Marketing
4 97 (8.10%) Banking
5 91 (7.60%) Telecoms
6 81 (6.77%) Electronics
7 58 (4.85%) Publishing
8 51 (4.26%) Advertising
9 45 (3.76%) Automotive
10 44 (3.68%) Legal
11 29 (2.42%) Billing
12 25 (2.09%) Law
13 17 (1.42%) General Ledger
13 17 (1.42%) Investment Banking
14 16 (1.34%) Back Office
15 10 (0.84%) Local Government
16 4 (0.33%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.33%) Games
17 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 358 (29.91%) Developer
2 147 (12.28%) Analyst
3 132 (11.03%) Consultant
4 130 (10.86%) .NET Developer
5 92 (7.69%) Architect
6 81 (6.77%) C# Developer
7 75 (6.27%) Software Engineer
8 71 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
9 68 (5.68%) Business Analyst
10 65 (5.43%) Project Manager
11 64 (5.35%) Java Developer
12 63 (5.26%) Software Developer
13 51 (4.26%) Senior Developer
14 43 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (3.51%) C# Software Engineer
16 37 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
17 33 (2.76%) .NET Developer - Fintech
18 32 (2.67%) .NET Software Engineer
18 32 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
19 30 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (22.81%) .NET
2 162 (13.53%) CSS
3 160 (13.37%) AngularJS
3 160 (13.37%) HTML
4 113 (9.44%) React
5 112 (9.36%) ASP.NET
6 105 (8.77%) Web Services
7 91 (7.60%) .NET Framework
8 73 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (5.35%) HTML5
9 64 (5.35%) WCF
10 56 (4.68%) CSS3
11 55 (4.59%) RESTful
11 55 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 54 (4.51%) XML
13 49 (4.09%) WPF
14 44 (3.68%) REST
15 43 (3.59%) jQuery
16 41 (3.43%) SOAP
17 33 (2.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 203 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (5.93%) Fintech
4 49 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.51%) User Experience
6 18 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.34%) LIMS
7 16 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.09%) Social Network
9 11 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.50%) Clustering
11 6 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.50%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.42%) NHS
12 5 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.03%) Windows
2 71 (5.93%) Linux
3 63 (5.26%) Unix
4 38 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.34%) Android
6 24 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.17%) Windows 10
9 13 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.42%) AIX
11 5 (0.42%) HPUX
11 5 (0.42%) Solaris
11 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.33%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (16.04%) Scrum
3 172 (14.37%) Software Engineering
4 163 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
5 142 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
6 140 (11.70%) Test Automation
7 135 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 127 (10.61%) DevOps
9 113 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (9.44%) TDD
10 111 (9.27%) MVC
11 92 (7.69%) Project Management
12 91 (7.60%) SDLC
13 90 (7.52%) Programme Management
14 85 (7.10%) BDD
15 81 (6.77%) Digital Marketing
16 78 (6.52%) Analytics
16 78 (6.52%) CRM
17 71 (5.93%) OO
18 70 (5.85%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 301 (25.15%) SQL
2 271 (22.64%) C#
3 223 (18.63%) JavaScript
4 219 (18.30%) Java
5 110 (9.19%) Python
6 77 (6.43%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.76%) C++
8 56 (4.68%) PHP
9 44 (3.68%) Ruby
10 36 (3.01%) VBA
11 31 (2.59%) Go
12 30 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 28 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 26 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 24 (2.01%) C
16 22 (1.84%) ABAP
17 20 (1.67%) Java 8
18 16 (1.34%) Groovy
18 16 (1.34%) PROC SQL
18 16 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (7.85%) Degree
2 30 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.67%) CISSP
4 20 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 19 (1.59%) CIMA
6 18 (1.50%) ACCA
6 18 (1.50%) ISEB
7 16 (1.34%) MCSE
8 15 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 15 (1.25%) MCP
8 15 (1.25%) MCSA
9 10 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.58%) CISA
12 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.58%) PMP
13 6 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (8.02%) QA
2 40 (3.34%) PMO
3 20 (1.67%) GCP
4 19 (1.59%) SLA
5 13 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.42%) GDPR
7 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.33%) GAAP
8 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 3 (0.25%) PSD2
9 2 (0.17%) COSHH
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.084%) IFRS
10 1 (0.084%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.084%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.084%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (4.26%) Docker
2 39 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.33%) XenServer
6 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.25%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.084%) HDFS
8 1 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.084%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.34%) Ansible
3 22 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.67%) Puppet
5 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (0.42%) Terraform
6 4 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.33%) Marathon
6 4 (0.33%) Mesos
6 4 (0.33%) rkt
6 4 (0.33%) SCCM
6 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.17%) SCOM
8 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.084%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.084%) Nagios
9 1 (0.084%) Nessus
9 1 (0.084%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 197 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 194 (16.21%) SAP
3 97 (8.10%) Oracle
4 49 (4.09%) Google
5 32 (2.67%) Capita
6 22 (1.84%) Sage
6 22 (1.84%) VMware
7 21 (1.75%) Zend
8 16 (1.34%) Cisco
8 16 (1.34%) Intapp
8 16 (1.34%) JD Edwards
8 16 (1.34%) Reuters
9 15 (1.25%) Facebook
9 15 (1.25%) WorldPay
10 14 (1.17%) Epicor
10 14 (1.17%) Infor
11 13 (1.09%) Tableau
11 13 (1.09%) Twitter
12 12 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.84%) ServiceNow