Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,140 1,028 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.66% 13.58% 19.96%
As % of the General category 40.18% 38.59% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 912 796 1,073
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,775 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% -2.84%

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 2,837 2,664 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.96% 35.20% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 2,166 2,047
Manchester median annual salary £44,375 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.94% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £24,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,700
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +20 46 £46,750 +11.31% 7
Bury - 22 £30,000 - 4
Salford +8 18 £31,500 -16.00% 8
Bolton -12 18 £33,500 -6.94% 8
Cheadle -2 15 £43,000 +27.41% 4
Altrincham +3 12 £40,000 - 4
Rochdale +12 8 £55,000 - 2
Oldham +25 2 £19,750 -12.22% 3
Sale +7 1 £28,000 +7.69% 1
Wigan -3 1 £30,000 -45.45% 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 462 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (24.82%) SQL
3 265 (23.25%) C#
4 263 (23.07%) .NET
5 215 (18.86%) SQL Server
6 204 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
7 203 (17.81%) Scrum
8 200 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 188 (16.49%) Retail
10 181 (15.88%) CSS
11 178 (15.61%) Microsoft
12 173 (15.18%) Java
12 173 (15.18%) SAP
13 162 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
14 155 (13.60%) HTML
15 151 (13.25%) Software Engineering
16 148 (12.98%) MVC
17 140 (12.28%) Manufacturing
18 137 (12.02%) ASP.NET
19 130 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 120 (10.53%) Oracle
21 119 (10.44%) TDD
21 119 (10.44%) AngularJS
22 114 (10.00%) Test Automation
23 110 (9.65%) QA
24 109 (9.56%) Web Services
25 108 (9.47%) DevOps
26 107 (9.39%) Windows
26 107 (9.39%) Banking
26 107 (9.39%) Degree

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 51 (4.47%) SAS
2 15 (1.32%) CMS
3 14 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.88%) IIS
7 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.35%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.35%) WordPress
10 3 (0.26%) Apache
10 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.26%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.26%) JBoss
10 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.18%) Confluence
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 32 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
3 21 (1.84%) Elite 3E
4 20 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 16 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (1.23%) SAP CO
6 14 (1.23%) SAP FI
7 13 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (1.05%) NetSuite
8 12 (1.05%) SAP BPC
8 12 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
9 11 (0.96%) Carpe Diem
10 10 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.79%) HFM
12 8 (0.70%) SAP MM
12 8 (0.70%) SAP VC
12 8 (0.70%) Workfront
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 95 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (1.14%) Office 365
5 13 (1.14%) SaaS
6 7 (0.61%) IaaS
7 6 (0.53%) npm
8 5 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.26%) GitHub
9 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.18%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.18%) PaaS
10 2 (0.18%) Serverless
11 1 (0.088%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.93%) Firewall
2 16 (1.40%) LAN
2 16 (1.40%) WAN
3 12 (1.05%) VPN
4 10 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.70%) DHCP
5 8 (0.70%) DNS
5 8 (0.70%) SSL
6 7 (0.61%) Network Security
6 7 (0.61%) Wireless
7 6 (0.53%) SAN
7 6 (0.53%) WLAN
8 5 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.44%) Internet
8 5 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.35%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (5.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 56 (4.91%) Big Data
5 45 (3.95%) MongoDB
6 41 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (3.25%) RavenDB
9 31 (2.72%) MySQL
10 29 (2.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 28 (2.46%) Base SAS
12 27 (2.37%) Hadoop
12 27 (2.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 27 (2.37%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 25 (2.19%) Relational Database
14 20 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (1.49%) NoSQL
15 17 (1.49%) QlikView
16 15 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (4.91%) NUnit
2 53 (4.65%) Selenium
3 44 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 42 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 41 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 40 (3.51%) MSTest
7 33 (2.89%) JIRA
8 32 (2.81%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (2.11%) ProC
11 21 (1.84%) Visual Studio
12 19 (1.67%) eCATT
12 19 (1.67%) LSMW
12 19 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (1.32%) Moq
13 15 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (1.14%) Gradle
15 11 (0.96%) GitLab
16 10 (0.88%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 188 (16.49%) Retail
2 140 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 107 (9.39%) Banking
4 83 (7.28%) Marketing
5 67 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 62 (5.44%) Legal
7 58 (5.09%) Electronics
8 51 (4.47%) Advertising
9 47 (4.12%) Publishing
10 28 (2.46%) Billing
11 27 (2.37%) Law
12 23 (2.02%) Automotive
13 16 (1.40%) General Ledger
14 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.88%) Local Government
16 9 (0.79%) Back Office
17 8 (0.70%) German Language
18 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
19 2 (0.18%) Games
19 2 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 308 (27.02%) Developer
2 174 (15.26%) Consultant
3 162 (14.21%) Analyst
4 146 (12.81%) .NET Developer
5 85 (7.46%) C# Developer
6 82 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 78 (6.84%) Architect
8 71 (6.23%) Software Engineer
9 65 (5.70%) Software Developer
10 60 (5.26%) Business Analyst
11 55 (4.82%) Project Manager
12 52 (4.56%) Senior Developer
13 51 (4.47%) SAP Consultant
14 44 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 44 (3.86%) C# Software Engineer
15 42 (3.68%) C# Software Developer
16 41 (3.60%) .NET Software Developer
17 39 (3.42%) ASP.NET Developer
17 39 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 37 (3.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (23.07%) .NET
2 181 (15.88%) CSS
3 155 (13.60%) HTML
4 137 (12.02%) ASP.NET
5 119 (10.44%) AngularJS
6 109 (9.56%) Web Services
7 90 (7.89%) WCF
8 89 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (6.75%) jQuery
10 75 (6.58%) HTML5
11 71 (6.23%) React
12 65 (5.70%) .NET Framework
13 62 (5.44%) CSS3
14 57 (5.00%) WPF
15 54 (4.74%) RESTful
16 49 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 45 (3.95%) XML
18 38 (3.33%) SOAP
19 37 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 33 (2.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 204 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.14%) Fintech
3 47 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.02%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.67%) LIMS
9 18 (1.58%) User Experience
10 15 (1.32%) Social Network
11 12 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.88%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.61%) FMCG
15 7 (0.61%) iPhone
16 6 (0.53%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
17 5 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 107 (9.39%) Windows
2 68 (5.96%) Linux
3 59 (5.18%) Unix
4 28 (2.46%) Android
5 27 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 9 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.70%) CentOS
10 7 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.44%) AIX
11 5 (0.44%) HPUX
11 5 (0.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (17.81%) Scrum
3 162 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (13.25%) Software Engineering
5 148 (12.98%) MVC
6 130 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 119 (10.44%) TDD
8 114 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 108 (9.47%) DevOps
10 104 (9.12%) Project Management
11 96 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (8.16%) Analytics
13 92 (8.07%) SDLC
14 85 (7.46%) BDD
15 72 (6.32%) Programme Management
16 71 (6.23%) ITIL
17 70 (6.14%) Machine Learning
18 65 (5.70%) OO
19 62 (5.44%) E-Commerce
19 62 (5.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 283 (24.82%) SQL
2 265 (23.25%) C#
3 200 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 173 (15.18%) Java
5 89 (7.81%) Python
6 63 (5.53%) T-SQL
7 53 (4.65%) C++
8 40 (3.51%) PHP
9 32 (2.81%) Ruby
10 28 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.11%) ABAP
11 24 (2.11%) PROC SQL
11 24 (2.11%) SAS Macro
12 23 (2.02%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.93%) R
14 20 (1.75%) C
14 20 (1.75%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.67%) VBA
16 18 (1.58%) Go
17 13 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 107 (9.39%) Degree
2 25 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.93%) ISEB
4 20 (1.75%) CISSP
5 17 (1.49%) ACCA
5 17 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.88%) CISA
8 10 (0.88%) CISM
8 10 (0.88%) MCSE
9 9 (0.79%) CIMA
9 9 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.70%) SAP Certification
11 7 (0.61%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.61%) CCNP
11 7 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.65%) QA
2 41 (3.60%) PMO
3 36 (3.16%) SLA
4 10 (0.88%) GCP
4 10 (0.88%) GDPR
4 10 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.79%) COBIT
6 8 (0.70%) IFRS
6 8 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.26%) GAAP
9 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.89%) Docker
3 16 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.70%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.35%) vSphere
7 4 (0.35%) XenServer
8 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.088%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (3.07%) Kubernetes
2 26 (2.28%) Ansible
2 26 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.19%) Puppet
4 9 (0.79%) Cobbler
4 9 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.44%) Marathon
5 5 (0.44%) Mesos
5 5 (0.44%) rkt
5 5 (0.44%) SCCM
6 4 (0.35%) Cacti
6 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.088%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.088%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.088%) Nagios
8 1 (0.088%) Netcool
8 1 (0.088%) SCOM
8 1 (0.088%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 178 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 173 (15.18%) SAP
3 120 (10.53%) Oracle
4 40 (3.51%) Google
5 29 (2.54%) Capita
5 29 (2.54%) VMware
6 21 (1.84%) Sage
6 21 (1.84%) Tableau
7 19 (1.67%) Cisco
7 19 (1.67%) Facebook
8 17 (1.49%) Intapp
9 16 (1.40%) Cognos
9 16 (1.40%) Infor
10 15 (1.32%) Citrix
10 15 (1.32%) JD Edwards
10 15 (1.32%) Twitter
11 14 (1.23%) Epicor
11 14 (1.23%) Informatica
11 14 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (1.05%) Red Hat