Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,311 1,324 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.81% 16.63% 16.28%
As % of the General category 46.56% 41.89% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 1,074 936
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £74,875 £69,500 £73,125
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.56%

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 2,816 3,161 2,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.27% 39.71% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,236 2,474 2,265
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.57% +0.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £67,425 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -1.23%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Altrincham +13 57 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Stockport +10 37 £42,000 -2.33% 9
Bolton +15 24 £35,000 +4.48% 4
Salford -7 21 £43,000 +126.32% 7
Bury +7 13 £29,500 +9.26% 5
Cheadle -7 8 £41,250 -6.25% 4
Oldham +2 5 £21,500 +2.38% 1
Rochdale +3 3 £27,000 -48.08% 5
Wigan -3 3 £75,000 +150.00% 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 426 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (26.85%) SQL
3 291 (22.20%) C#
4 253 (19.30%) .NET
5 225 (17.16%) JavaScript
6 220 (16.78%) Microsoft
7 214 (16.32%) Java
8 186 (14.19%) HTML
9 185 (14.11%) Windows
10 181 (13.81%) Software Engineering
11 173 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
12 172 (13.12%) Scrum
13 169 (12.89%) Linux
14 164 (12.51%) SQL Server
15 162 (12.36%) CSS
16 153 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
17 148 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 147 (11.21%) AngularJS
19 143 (10.91%) Mentoring
20 138 (10.53%) Manufacturing
20 138 (10.53%) Information Security
21 135 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 134 (10.22%) SAP
23 133 (10.14%) DevOps
24 132 (10.07%) Banking
24 132 (10.07%) Retail
25 131 (9.99%) Marketing
26 130 (9.92%) Test Automation
27 129 (9.84%) Legal
28 128 (9.76%) VMware

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 31 (2.36%) CMS
2 25 (1.91%) Confluence
3 23 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.30%) IIS
5 16 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.69%) SAS
6 9 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.61%) Sitefinity
8 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.15%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.076%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.076%) Drupal
12 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 95 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 50 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.15%) InDesign
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
2 33 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (2.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 18 (1.37%) SAP PP
5 13 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.92%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.76%) SAP FI
8 9 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.53%) Visualfiles
11 6 (0.46%) SAP APO
11 6 (0.46%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.46%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.46%) SAP SCM
12 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.38%) SAP QM
13 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 148 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.28%) Office 365
4 36 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (2.44%) SaaS
7 26 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (1.22%) npm
8 16 (1.22%) PaaS
9 12 (0.92%) GitHub
10 11 (0.84%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.61%) BrowserStack
12 6 (0.46%) IaaS
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.23%) Sage Pay
14 3 (0.23%) Twilio
15 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.31%) Network Security
2 84 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
3 23 (1.75%) LAN
3 23 (1.75%) WAN
4 13 (0.99%) Intranet
4 13 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.61%) Firewall
6 7 (0.53%) Broadband
6 7 (0.53%) HTTP
6 7 (0.53%) Internet
7 6 (0.46%) VPN
8 5 (0.38%) ATM
9 4 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.31%) DNS
9 4 (0.31%) MPLS
9 4 (0.31%) SAN
9 4 (0.31%) Wireless
9 4 (0.31%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.23%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 57 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 41 (3.13%) MySQL
6 32 (2.44%) Power BI
7 30 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.14%) Big Data
9 26 (1.98%) RavenDB
10 25 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.84%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.69%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.61%) Data Mining
17 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 70 (5.34%) JIRA
3 61 (4.65%) Selenium
3 61 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 44 (3.36%) NUnit
5 42 (3.20%) MSTest
6 40 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (2.75%) Jenkins
8 30 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.98%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.60%) JUnit
11 20 (1.53%) Subversion
12 18 (1.37%) gulp
13 17 (1.30%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.30%) Grunt
13 17 (1.30%) Jasmine
13 17 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
13 17 (1.30%) webpack
14 16 (1.22%) Babel
15 14 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 138 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 132 (10.07%) Banking
2 132 (10.07%) Retail
3 131 (9.99%) Marketing
4 129 (9.84%) Legal
5 91 (6.94%) Telecoms
6 78 (5.95%) Electronics
7 75 (5.72%) Law
8 47 (3.59%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.21%) Advertising
10 18 (1.37%) Publishing
11 16 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.99%) Games
13 12 (0.92%) Local Government
13 12 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.84%) Back Office
15 8 (0.61%) Automotive
16 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.38%) Billing
17 5 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 409 (31.20%) Developer
2 222 (16.93%) Analyst
3 110 (8.39%) .NET Developer
4 105 (8.01%) C# Developer
5 98 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
6 94 (7.17%) IT Analyst
7 86 (6.56%) Consultant
7 86 (6.56%) Security Analyst
8 82 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
8 82 (6.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 82 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
9 65 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 63 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 62 (4.73%) Software Developer
12 59 (4.50%) Project Manager
13 58 (4.42%) Java Developer
14 43 (3.28%) Architect
15 41 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.13%) Senior Developer
16 39 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (19.30%) .NET
2 186 (14.19%) HTML
3 162 (12.36%) CSS
4 147 (11.21%) AngularJS
5 117 (8.92%) ASP.NET
6 89 (6.79%) HTML5
7 84 (6.41%) RESTful
8 80 (6.10%) React
9 76 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (5.72%) Node.js
11 69 (5.26%) CSS3
11 69 (5.26%) XML
12 68 (5.19%) Web Services
13 61 (4.65%) .NET Framework
14 60 (4.58%) Spring
15 59 (4.50%) REST
16 45 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (3.13%) SOAP
18 39 (2.97%) WPF
19 36 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 153 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (9.76%) Fintech
3 122 (9.31%) Management Information System
4 82 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 63 (4.81%) User Experience
6 60 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (3.89%) Mobile App
9 39 (2.97%) Computer Science
10 32 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (1.91%) Social Network
12 21 (1.60%) Mainframe
13 20 (1.53%) Algorithms
13 20 (1.53%) CESG
13 20 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.45%) Online Banking
15 14 (1.07%) Blog
16 13 (0.99%) Wiki
17 12 (0.92%) Replication
18 11 (0.84%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 185 (14.11%) Windows
2 169 (12.89%) Linux
3 29 (2.21%) Android
4 23 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.30%) Unix
7 16 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.076%) CentOS
12 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (13.81%) Software Engineering
3 173 (13.20%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (13.12%) Scrum
5 143 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 138 (10.53%) Information Security
7 133 (10.14%) DevOps
8 130 (9.92%) Test Automation
9 127 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 120 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (9.15%) TDD
10 120 (9.15%) Web Development
11 119 (9.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 117 (8.92%) Data Protection
13 113 (8.62%) Business Continuity
14 111 (8.47%) Wealth Management
15 110 (8.39%) Due Diligence
16 106 (8.09%) MVC
17 104 (7.93%) Vulnerability Management
18 102 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 352 (26.85%) SQL
2 291 (22.20%) C#
3 225 (17.16%) JavaScript
4 214 (16.32%) Java
5 107 (8.16%) Python
6 75 (5.72%) T-SQL
7 63 (4.81%) C++
8 45 (3.43%) TypeScript
9 38 (2.90%) PHP
10 37 (2.82%) Java 8
11 36 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.06%) ES6
13 25 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.60%) C
14 21 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.60%) R
15 16 (1.22%) Go
15 16 (1.22%) X++
16 15 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 126 (9.61%) Degree
2 122 (9.31%) CISSP
3 105 (8.01%) CREST Certified
4 82 (6.25%) SANS
5 28 (2.14%) CISA
6 25 (1.91%) ISEB
7 23 (1.75%) ACCA
8 19 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.84%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.84%) PMP
13 9 (0.69%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.69%) OCPJP
14 8 (0.61%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.46%) CISM
15 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (9.69%) GDPR
3 108 (8.24%) PCI DSS
4 79 (6.03%) QA
5 41 (3.13%) PMO
6 33 (2.52%) SLA
7 14 (1.07%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 112 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.89%) Docker
3 37 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.53%) vSphere
5 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.076%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.076%) vCloud
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 51 (3.89%) Ansible
2 35 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 34 (2.59%) Salt
4 22 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.68%) Puppet
5 11 (0.84%) Terraform
6 9 (0.69%) Kibana
7 6 (0.46%) Grafana
8 5 (0.38%) Packer
9 4 (0.31%) Istio
10 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.15%) SCCM
12 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.076%) SCOM
12 1 (0.076%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 220 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.22%) SAP
3 128 (9.76%) VMware
4 97 (7.40%) Cisco
5 89 (6.79%) Oracle
6 50 (3.81%) Google
7 32 (2.44%) Twitter
8 30 (2.29%) Citrix
9 27 (2.06%) Facebook
10 16 (1.22%) Tableau
11 12 (0.92%) Zend
12 10 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.69%) ATG
13 9 (0.69%) hybris
13 9 (0.69%) Sage
13 9 (0.69%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.61%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.53%) JD Edwards
15 7 (0.53%) Progress
16 6 (0.46%) RedGate