Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,322 1,391 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.12% 17.55% 17.70%
As % of the General category 46.66% 43.56% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 1,096 1,017
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 2,833 3,193 2,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.83% 40.27% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,222 2,486 2,275
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +17 65 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Altrincham +8 43 £56,000 +77.78% 11
Bolton +14 23 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Bury +8 22 £30,000 -22.08% 3
Salford -6 20 £43,000 +72.00% 7
Cheadle -2 13 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Rochdale +5 7 £27,000 -48.08% 2
Oldham +2 6 £21,500 -29.51%
Wigan +2 3 £75,000 +150.00% 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (25.19%) SQL
3 277 (20.95%) C#
4 264 (19.97%) .NET
5 249 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 223 (16.87%) Microsoft
7 221 (16.72%) Java
8 185 (13.99%) Scrum
9 182 (13.77%) HTML
10 179 (13.54%) Software Engineering
10 179 (13.54%) Test Automation
11 176 (13.31%) Retail
12 169 (12.78%) CSS
13 168 (12.71%) AngularJS
14 154 (11.65%) SQL Server
14 154 (11.65%) Manufacturing
15 148 (11.20%) SAP
15 148 (11.20%) Windows
16 146 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
16 146 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
17 145 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
18 135 (10.21%) DevOps
19 130 (9.83%) Banking
20 127 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 127 (9.61%) Marketing
20 127 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
21 124 (9.38%) TDD
22 122 (9.23%) Linux
22 122 (9.23%) Degree
23 120 (9.08%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (2.19%) CMS
2 23 (1.74%) Confluence
3 15 (1.13%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.13%) SAS
3 15 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (0.83%) IIS
6 10 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.61%) Sitefinity
8 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.53%) WordPress
9 6 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.23%) Drupal
12 2 (0.15%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (4.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 45 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) InDesign
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (3.86%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.51%) Oracle Financials
3 19 (1.44%) SAP PP
4 14 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (1.06%) SAP SD
5 12 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 7 (0.53%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.45%) SAP APO
7 6 (0.45%) SAP QM
7 6 (0.45%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.38%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.38%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.30%) Siebel CRM
9 4 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 146 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (3.25%) Dynamics 365
5 29 (2.19%) SaaS
6 28 (2.12%) Office 365
7 22 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (1.29%) npm
9 16 (1.21%) GitHub
10 15 (1.13%) Twilio
11 14 (1.06%) PaaS
12 11 (0.83%) BrowserStack
12 11 (0.83%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.38%) IaaS
14 4 (0.30%) Sage Pay
15 3 (0.23%) AdWords
15 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.77%) Network Security
2 47 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (1.44%) LAN
3 19 (1.44%) WAN
4 10 (0.76%) Intranet
4 10 (0.76%) SAN
5 9 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.53%) Broadband
6 7 (0.53%) Internet
7 5 (0.38%) ATM
7 5 (0.38%) CTI
7 5 (0.38%) VPN
8 4 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.30%) SMS
8 4 (0.30%) Wireless
9 3 (0.23%) HTTP
9 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.23%) MPLS
9 3 (0.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.99%) MySQL
3 54 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 53 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (3.86%) SQL Server 2016
6 50 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.50%) Big Data
9 27 (2.04%) RavenDB
10 26 (1.97%) Hadoop
11 23 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.44%) Power BI
14 18 (1.36%) NoSQL
15 14 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.68%) Couchbase
17 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
18 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 99 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 87 (6.58%) JIRA
3 66 (4.99%) Selenium
4 47 (3.56%) TeamCity
5 42 (3.18%) NUnit
6 37 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 36 (2.72%) MSTest
8 30 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 25 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (1.59%) Jasmine
12 19 (1.44%) gulp
13 18 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.36%) Grunt
14 17 (1.29%) Subversion
15 16 (1.21%) SoapUI
15 16 (1.21%) webpack
16 15 (1.13%) Babel
17 14 (1.06%) JUnit
17 14 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 176 (13.31%) Retail
2 154 (11.65%) Manufacturing
3 130 (9.83%) Banking
4 127 (9.61%) Marketing
5 87 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 83 (6.28%) Legal
7 75 (5.67%) Electronics
8 67 (5.07%) Law
9 47 (3.56%) Investment Banking
10 32 (2.42%) Advertising
11 28 (2.12%) Publishing
12 18 (1.36%) Automotive
13 15 (1.13%) Back Office
14 13 (0.98%) Local Government
15 12 (0.91%) Games
16 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.76%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.45%) Billing
18 5 (0.38%) Military
18 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 426 (32.22%) Developer
2 197 (14.90%) Analyst
3 120 (9.08%) .NET Developer
4 100 (7.56%) C# Developer
5 88 (6.66%) Consultant
6 74 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 70 (5.30%) Architect
8 66 (4.99%) Java Developer
9 65 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 63 (4.77%) Software Developer
11 62 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
12 57 (4.31%) IT Analyst
13 53 (4.01%) Project Manager
14 48 (3.63%) Senior Developer
15 47 (3.56%) Security Analyst
16 45 (3.40%) IT Security Analyst
16 45 (3.40%) Senior IT Security Analyst
16 45 (3.40%) Senior Security Analyst
17 44 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
18 41 (3.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (19.97%) .NET
2 182 (13.77%) HTML
3 169 (12.78%) CSS
4 168 (12.71%) AngularJS
5 120 (9.08%) ASP.NET
6 110 (8.32%) React
7 91 (6.88%) HTML5
8 81 (6.13%) Web Services
9 79 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (5.75%) RESTful
11 74 (5.60%) CSS3
12 69 (5.22%) .NET Framework
13 65 (4.92%) REST
14 62 (4.69%) XML
15 56 (4.24%) Node.js
16 49 (3.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 46 (3.48%) Spring
18 45 (3.40%) SOAP
19 39 (2.95%) jQuery
20 36 (2.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.49%) Fintech
3 92 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 67 (5.07%) User Experience
5 58 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
6 53 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (3.56%) Mobile App
8 45 (3.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 44 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (2.27%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.82%) Mainframe
12 19 (1.44%) Online Banking
13 18 (1.36%) Social Network
13 18 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.98%) CESG
15 12 (0.91%) Blog
15 12 (0.91%) Wiki
16 11 (0.83%) Arduino
17 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
18 9 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 148 (11.20%) Windows
2 122 (9.23%) Linux
3 30 (2.27%) Android
4 29 (2.19%) Unix
5 25 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.66%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.076%) CentOS
10 1 (0.076%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (13.99%) Scrum
3 179 (13.54%) Software Engineering
3 179 (13.54%) Test Automation
4 146 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
5 135 (10.21%) DevOps
6 127 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
6 127 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (9.38%) TDD
8 120 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
9 109 (8.25%) Mentoring
9 109 (8.25%) MVC
10 100 (7.56%) Information Security
11 99 (7.49%) Wealth Management
12 95 (7.19%) Project Management
13 92 (6.96%) Web Development
14 91 (6.88%) Risk Management
15 88 (6.66%) OO
16 87 (6.58%) SDLC
17 85 (6.43%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (25.19%) SQL
2 277 (20.95%) C#
3 249 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 221 (16.72%) Java
5 92 (6.96%) Python
6 67 (5.07%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.46%) PHP
8 47 (3.56%) TypeScript
9 46 (3.48%) C++
10 33 (2.50%) Java 8
11 28 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 28 (2.12%) ES6
12 23 (1.74%) C
12 23 (1.74%) Go
12 23 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.66%) Ruby
14 20 (1.51%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.36%) X++
16 15 (1.13%) Groovy
17 13 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 122 (9.23%) Degree
2 79 (5.98%) CISSP
3 58 (4.39%) CREST Certified
4 45 (3.40%) SANS
5 26 (1.97%) ISEB
6 24 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.66%) ACCA
8 21 (1.59%) CISA
9 15 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.91%) Security Cleared
13 11 (0.83%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.83%) OCPJP
14 9 (0.68%) CIMA
14 9 (0.68%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.68%) PMP
15 7 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.53%) PhD
16 5 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.56%) QA
2 80 (6.05%) GDPR
2 80 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 36 (2.72%) PMO
5 27 (2.04%) SLA
6 12 (0.91%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.23%) PSD2
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.15%) COSHH
9 1 (0.076%) GAAP
9 1 (0.076%) IFRS
9 1 (0.076%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 68 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (4.01%) Docker
3 34 (2.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.61%) vSphere
5 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.15%) NFS
8 2 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.076%) vCloud
9 1 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (3.48%) Ansible
2 42 (3.18%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.66%) Salt
4 20 (1.51%) Puppet
5 19 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.98%) Terraform
7 7 (0.53%) Kibana
8 6 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.30%) Grafana
9 4 (0.30%) Istio
9 4 (0.30%) Packer
9 4 (0.30%) SCCM
10 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.23%) SCOM
10 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) Marathon
11 2 (0.15%) Mesos
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 223 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 148 (11.20%) SAP
3 90 (6.81%) VMware
4 80 (6.05%) Oracle
5 64 (4.84%) Google
6 58 (4.39%) Cisco
7 31 (2.34%) Zend
8 22 (1.66%) Facebook
9 20 (1.51%) Twitter
10 19 (1.44%) Citrix
11 16 (1.21%) Tableau
12 13 (0.98%) Sage
13 12 (0.91%) ATG
13 12 (0.91%) hybris
13 12 (0.91%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.83%) Rackspace
15 10 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.76%) JD Edwards
16 9 (0.68%) Cognos
17 8 (0.61%) Cypress Semiconductor