Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 369 909 1,316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 13.82% 13.95% 18.08%
As % of the General category 44.95% 41.43% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 333 799 1,080
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +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 821 2,194 2,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.74% 33.66% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 669 1,655 2,284
Median annual salary £53,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,900 £70,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 30 October 2020.

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 30 October 2020. 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
Salford +12 10 £63,750 +43.26% 6
Stockport +2 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wigan - 8 £55,000 -
Altrincham +11 6 £37,250 -10.24% 4
Bolton +6 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bury +7 4 £22,500 -18.18% 4
Oldham +6 2 £45,132 +12.83% 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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.

1 165 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (31.17%) .NET
3 111 (30.08%) C#
4 88 (23.85%) SQL
5 79 (21.41%) Azure
6 78 (21.14%) Microsoft
7 74 (20.05%) JavaScript
8 72 (19.51%) AngularJS
9 63 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 60 (16.26%) DevOps
11 54 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (14.09%) TDD
13 51 (13.82%) AWS
13 51 (13.82%) Microservices
14 50 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
15 45 (12.20%) .NET Core
16 44 (11.92%) TOGAF
17 43 (11.65%) Docker
18 42 (11.38%) Software Engineering
19 39 (10.57%) HTML
19 39 (10.57%) Degree
20 37 (10.03%) Test Automation
21 36 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (9.49%) CSS
22 35 (9.49%) TOGAF Certification
23 34 (9.21%) React
24 33 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
24 33 (8.94%) OO
25 32 (8.67%) Python
25 32 (8.67%) SAP

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 13 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.44%) CMS
2 9 (2.44%) Confluence
3 8 (2.17%) WordPress
4 7 (1.90%) Apache
5 6 (1.63%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Perch
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.36%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.36%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.08%) BASE24
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.08%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.08%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.81%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.54%) Magento
5 2 (0.54%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 79 (21.41%) Azure
2 51 (13.82%) AWS
3 30 (8.13%) GCP
4 20 (5.42%) Power Platform
5 18 (4.88%) SaaS
6 16 (4.34%) IaaS
6 16 (4.34%) PaaS
7 12 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.36%) Office 365
10 4 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.08%) GitHub
10 4 (1.08%) npm
10 4 (1.08%) Serverless
11 3 (0.81%) Amazon SageMaker
11 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.81%) AWS CodeBuild
11 3 (0.81%) AWS CodeCommit
11 3 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.79%) Skype
2 5 (1.36%) Firewall
3 4 (1.08%) ATM
3 4 (1.08%) LAN
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.81%) SAN
4 3 (0.81%) WAN
5 2 (0.54%) BGP
5 2 (0.54%) OSPF
5 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.54%) VoIP
5 2 (0.54%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) 5G
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.27%) Multicast
6 1 (0.27%) RIP
6 1 (0.27%) SNMP
6 1 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.15%) Power BI
3 16 (4.34%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (3.25%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.71%) Data Lake
8 9 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.17%) MySQL
9 8 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.90%) Tableau
11 6 (1.63%) Big Data
11 6 (1.63%) QlikView
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 23 (6.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.88%) JIRA
3 17 (4.61%) SpecFlow
4 14 (3.79%) Selenium
5 12 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (3.25%) Protractor
6 11 (2.98%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.44%) NUnit
8 7 (1.90%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.36%) GitLab
9 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.08%) Xcode
11 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.81%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (8.13%) Banking
2 28 (7.59%) Marketing
3 27 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 23 (6.23%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.96%) Retail
6 19 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 19 (5.15%) Law
6 19 (5.15%) Public Sector
7 17 (4.61%) Electronics
8 12 (3.25%) Legal
9 5 (1.36%) Housing Association
10 4 (1.08%) Social Housing
11 3 (0.81%) Local Government
12 2 (0.54%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (28.46%) Developer
2 61 (16.53%) Architect
3 41 (11.11%) Analyst
4 38 (10.30%) Solutions Architect
5 35 (9.49%) Senior Developer
6 31 (8.40%) Angular Developer
7 24 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.88%) .NET Architect
8 18 (4.88%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 18 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (4.34%) .NET Developer
10 15 (4.07%) C# Architect
10 15 (4.07%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (3.79%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.79%) Tester
12 12 (3.25%) Azure Architect
12 12 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.98%) Consultant
14 10 (2.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (31.17%) .NET
2 72 (19.51%) AngularJS
3 45 (12.20%) .NET Core
4 39 (10.57%) HTML
5 35 (9.49%) CSS
6 34 (9.21%) React
7 25 (6.78%) Node.js
8 24 (6.50%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.69%) JSON
10 20 (5.42%) Angular 2
11 18 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.61%) REST
13 16 (4.34%) Sass
14 14 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.52%) XML
16 12 (3.25%) LINQ
17 11 (2.98%) Vue.js
17 11 (2.98%) Web Services
18 10 (2.71%) jQuery
19 9 (2.44%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.79%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.52%) Cloud Native
4 13 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.98%) User Experience
7 9 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.17%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.36%) Blog
10 4 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.08%) EMV
10 4 (1.08%) EPoS
10 4 (1.08%) Tandem
11 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.81%) FMCG
11 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.40%) Linux
2 30 (8.13%) Windows
3 8 (2.17%) CentOS
4 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.90%) Unix
5 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (44.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.26%) DevOps
3 54 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (14.09%) TDD
5 51 (13.82%) Microservices
6 44 (11.92%) TOGAF
7 42 (11.38%) Software Engineering
8 37 (10.03%) Test Automation
9 36 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (8.94%) OO
10 33 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (8.67%) Change Management
12 25 (6.78%) Fintech
13 24 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 22 (5.96%) Information Security
15 20 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (5.42%) IT Strategy
16 19 (5.15%) MVC
16 19 (5.15%) Programme Management
16 19 (5.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 111 (30.08%) C#
2 88 (23.85%) SQL
3 74 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 32 (8.67%) Python
5 17 (4.61%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.07%) PHP
6 15 (4.07%) TypeScript
7 14 (3.79%) Java
8 9 (2.44%) C
8 9 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.90%) Go
10 7 (1.90%) R
11 5 (1.36%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.81%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (10.57%) Degree
2 35 (9.49%) TOGAF Certification
3 20 (5.42%) MCSA
3 20 (5.42%) MCSE
3 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.15%) MCTS
5 16 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.07%) CCNA
7 9 (2.44%) CISSP
8 7 (1.90%) RHCE
9 5 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.54%) CCNP
11 2 (0.54%) CISA
11 2 (0.54%) CISM
11 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.27%) ACCA
12 1 (0.27%) CCIE
12 1 (0.27%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.59%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.36%) PMO
4 5 (1.36%) SLA
5 4 (1.08%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.81%) GDPR
6 3 (0.81%) NIST
6 3 (0.81%) WCAG
7 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) GLP
8 1 (0.27%) IFRS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.27%) ITGC
8 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (11.65%) Docker
2 10 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.23%) Puppet
3 19 (5.15%) Ansible
4 12 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.71%) Terraform
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) Grafana
7 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.67%) SAP
3 24 (6.50%) Google
4 18 (4.88%) Oracle
5 13 (3.52%) VMware
6 9 (2.44%) Splunk
7 8 (2.17%) TOWER Software
8 7 (1.90%) IFS
9 5 (1.36%) IBM
10 4 (1.08%) Cisco
10 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.81%) Apple
11 3 (0.81%) Cognos
11 3 (0.81%) Databricks
11 3 (0.81%) HP
12 2 (0.54%) Citrix
12 2 (0.54%) Dell
12 2 (0.54%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.54%) Sage