Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1388 1336 1292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.98% 18.90% 18.16%
As % of the General category 44.67% 49.37% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1078 1043
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,725 £27,350 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3107 2706 2651
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 38.00% 38.29% 37.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2441 2226 2052
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,263
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 -12 45 £35,000 - 10
Bolton +3 25 £26,750 -24.65% 5
Cheadle +2 19 £50,000 +48.15% 5
Salford 0 19 £32,000 -14.67% 5
Altrincham -9 14 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Bury -8 6 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Rochdale - 6 £52,000 -
Oldham -7 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Wigan -24 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Sale +6 1 £47,500 +156.76%
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 552 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 496 (35.73%) SQL
3 352 (25.36%) SQL Server
4 329 (23.70%) Business Intelligence
5 326 (23.49%) .NET
6 301 (21.69%) Microsoft
7 263 (18.95%) C#
8 262 (18.88%) JavaScript
9 250 (18.01%) SAP
10 247 (17.80%) Marketing
11 232 (16.71%) CSS
12 226 (16.28%) Java
13 222 (15.99%) HTML
14 210 (15.13%) Manufacturing
14 210 (15.13%) Scrum
15 202 (14.55%) Telecoms
16 193 (13.90%) Digital Marketing
17 192 (13.83%) Programme Management
17 192 (13.83%) ASP.NET
18 185 (13.33%) Electronics
19 181 (13.04%) MVC
20 177 (12.75%) Retail
21 161 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
22 155 (11.17%) Analytics
23 152 (10.95%) Banking
24 145 (10.45%) T-SQL
25 142 (10.23%) Project Management
26 138 (9.94%) jQuery
27 136 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
27 136 (9.80%) E-Commerce

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 73 (5.26%) SAS
2 40 (2.88%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.38%) IIS
4 27 (1.95%) CMS
5 23 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.15%) Apache
7 15 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 13 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (0.79%) Confluence
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.43%) OpenROAD
12 6 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.29%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.29%) JBoss
15 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.31%) FileZilla
2 32 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.65%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.29%) SPSS
8 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
2 25 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.51%) SAP CO
3 21 (1.51%) SAP FI
3 21 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 18 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.94%) Sage 200
8 11 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.79%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
8 11 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.79%) Sage X3
9 9 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 136 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (0.79%) Office 365
5 10 (0.72%) SaaS
6 8 (0.58%) IaaS
7 6 (0.43%) Sage Pay
8 5 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
10 3 (0.22%) Yammer
11 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.14%) PaaS
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.072%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.072%) Responsys
12 1 (0.072%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.31%) FTP
1 32 (2.31%) SMTP
2 24 (1.73%) Firewall
3 22 (1.59%) LAN
4 20 (1.44%) WAN
5 17 (1.22%) DNS
6 16 (1.15%) SAN
7 11 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.72%) Intranet
9 9 (0.65%) DHCP
9 9 (0.65%) Internet
10 7 (0.50%) Network Security
10 7 (0.50%) VoIP
11 6 (0.43%) HTTP
11 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.36%) VLAN
13 4 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.29%) SMS
14 3 (0.22%) Broadband
14 3 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 131 (9.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 119 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (7.13%) Big Data
5 95 (6.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 65 (4.68%) Hadoop
9 51 (3.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 48 (3.46%) Base SAS
10 48 (3.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 48 (3.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 47 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (2.88%) MongoDB
12 40 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
13 29 (2.09%) MySQL
13 29 (2.09%) NoSQL
14 26 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (3.60%) JIRA
2 46 (3.31%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.31%) ProC
3 42 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.95%) MSTest
5 40 (2.88%) NUnit
6 38 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 38 (2.74%) Selenium
6 38 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 23 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.15%) Bitbucket
11 15 (1.08%) JUnit
11 15 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (1.01%) Subversion
13 13 (0.94%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.79%) Maven
14 11 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 247 (17.80%) Marketing
2 210 (15.13%) Manufacturing
3 202 (14.55%) Telecoms
4 185 (13.33%) Electronics
5 177 (12.75%) Retail
6 152 (10.95%) Banking
7 45 (3.24%) Legal
8 22 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.51%) Publishing
10 20 (1.44%) Back Office
11 17 (1.22%) Advertising
12 14 (1.01%) General Ledger
13 10 (0.72%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.65%) Law
15 7 (0.50%) Billing
15 7 (0.50%) Games
16 6 (0.43%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.36%) German Language
18 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 458 (33.00%) Developer
2 206 (14.84%) Analyst
3 163 (11.74%) Consultant
4 133 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 112 (8.07%) C# Developer
6 97 (6.99%) SQL Developer
7 93 (6.70%) Architect
7 93 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 82 (5.91%) Business Analyst
9 79 (5.69%) Project Manager
10 65 (4.68%) Senior Developer
11 64 (4.61%) SQL Server Developer
12 54 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
13 53 (3.82%) Java Developer
13 53 (3.82%) Software Developer
14 52 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
14 52 (3.75%) SAS Consultant
15 49 (3.53%) Software Engineer
16 48 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 46 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (23.49%) .NET
2 232 (16.71%) CSS
3 222 (15.99%) HTML
4 192 (13.83%) ASP.NET
5 138 (9.94%) jQuery
6 123 (8.86%) Web Services
7 111 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 106 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 86 (6.20%) HTML5
10 77 (5.55%) XML
11 63 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 60 (4.32%) JSON
13 55 (3.96%) .NET Framework
14 53 (3.82%) WCF
15 52 (3.75%) Ajax
16 48 (3.46%) CSS3
16 48 (3.46%) Spring
17 47 (3.39%) RESTful
18 45 (3.24%) SOAP
19 44 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.88%) Public Cloud
3 40 (2.88%) User Experience
4 38 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (2.59%) Fintech
7 34 (2.45%) iPad
8 33 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 30 (2.16%) Computer Science
10 27 (1.95%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.30%) Clustering
12 17 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.15%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.08%) Social Network
15 11 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.79%) FMCG
16 10 (0.72%) PMI
17 9 (0.65%) Driving Licence
17 9 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 128 (9.22%) Windows
2 74 (5.33%) Linux
3 73 (5.26%) Unix
4 27 (1.95%) Windows 7
5 20 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.86%) Android
7 11 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.43%) CentOS
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.072%) Debian
13 1 (0.072%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.072%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (23.70%) Business Intelligence
3 210 (15.13%) Scrum
4 193 (13.90%) Digital Marketing
5 192 (13.83%) Programme Management
6 181 (13.04%) MVC
7 161 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 155 (11.17%) Analytics
9 142 (10.23%) Project Management
10 136 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 125 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 124 (8.93%) SDLC
13 120 (8.65%) TDD
14 114 (8.21%) Test Automation
15 102 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
15 102 (7.35%) Web Development
16 94 (6.77%) DevOps
17 91 (6.56%) Open Source
18 84 (6.05%) OO
19 83 (5.98%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 496 (35.73%) SQL
2 263 (18.95%) C#
3 262 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 226 (16.28%) Java
5 145 (10.45%) T-SQL
6 109 (7.85%) Python
7 87 (6.27%) C++
8 69 (4.97%) PHP
9 63 (4.54%) Shell Script
10 57 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 46 (3.31%) PROC SQL
11 46 (3.31%) SAS Macro
12 41 (2.95%) Go
13 37 (2.67%) VBScript
14 22 (1.59%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.51%) C
15 21 (1.51%) Ruby
16 20 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.37%) VB
18 17 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 123 (8.86%) Degree
2 33 (2.38%) CISSP
3 31 (2.23%) ISEB
4 23 (1.66%) ISTQB
5 22 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.22%) CIMA
10 16 (1.15%) ACCA
10 16 (1.15%) CISA
11 15 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.94%) CEH
13 12 (0.86%) CLAS
14 11 (0.79%) CISM
15 10 (0.72%) PhD
15 10 (0.72%) PMP
16 8 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.58%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.58%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.61%) QA
2 26 (1.87%) SLA
3 24 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.22%) GDPR
5 17 (1.22%) PMO
6 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) MiFID
8 2 (0.14%) P3O
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.072%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.072%) GAAP
9 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.072%) IFRS
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 31 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.02%) Docker
3 25 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.65%) Terminal Services
6 8 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.43%) PowerHA
8 3 (0.22%) HDFS
8 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.14%) NFS
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.072%) KVM
10 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.072%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (4.11%) Puppet
3 55 (3.96%) Ansible
4 25 (1.80%) Mesos
5 11 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.65%) Kibana
7 6 (0.43%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.43%) SCCM
8 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.29%) Control-M
10 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.14%) SCSM
11 1 (0.072%) Ambari
11 1 (0.072%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.072%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.072%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (0.072%) Nagios
11 1 (0.072%) Nessus
11 1 (0.072%) Netcool
11 1 (0.072%) Packer
Vendors
1 301 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 250 (18.01%) SAP
3 125 (9.01%) Oracle
4 50 (3.60%) Google
5 32 (2.31%) PayPal
6 29 (2.09%) Cognizant
6 29 (2.09%) VMware
7 28 (2.02%) Sage
8 23 (1.66%) Cisco
8 23 (1.66%) Tableau
9 19 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.15%) Cognos
10 16 (1.15%) HP
10 16 (1.15%) IBM
10 16 (1.15%) Pegasus
11 15 (1.08%) Facebook
11 15 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 15 (1.08%) Twitter
12 12 (0.86%) Citrix
12 12 (0.86%) Red Hat