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

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,296 1,353 1,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.70% 16.50% 19.75%
As % of the General category 46.35% 43.10% 49.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 1,077 1,118
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,200 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,050 £70,000 £70,075
North West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +8.43%

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 2,796 3,139 2,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.18% 38.27% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,248 2,503 2,248
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,450 £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 20 July 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 July 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 +19 76 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Bury +20 50 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Bolton +8 27 £37,500 +20.00% 7
Salford +6 24 £42,500 +10.39% 5
Altrincham +3 16 £50,000 +56.25% 6
Cheadle -5 10 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Rochdale +10 9 £43,500 -16.35%
Oldham +24 5 £24,500 -
Wigan +12 1 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 531 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (24.46%) SQL
3 272 (20.99%) C#
4 265 (20.45%) .NET
5 248 (19.14%) JavaScript
6 234 (18.06%) Java
7 222 (17.13%) Retail
8 199 (15.35%) Microsoft
9 192 (14.81%) Scrum
10 182 (14.04%) Software Engineering
11 179 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
12 176 (13.58%) AngularJS
12 176 (13.58%) Test Automation
13 175 (13.50%) SQL Server
14 172 (13.27%) HTML
15 160 (12.35%) CSS
16 158 (12.19%) SAP
17 149 (11.50%) Manufacturing
18 143 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
19 137 (10.57%) DevOps
20 134 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
21 129 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
22 127 (9.80%) Banking
23 125 (9.65%) Windows
24 119 (9.18%) Marketing
24 119 (9.18%) React
25 118 (9.10%) TDD
26 117 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
26 117 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
27 114 (8.80%) ASP.NET

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 26 (2.01%) SAS
2 23 (1.77%) CMS
3 20 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.54%) IIS
4 14 (1.08%) Confluence
5 13 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (0.85%) WordPress
8 8 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.54%) Apache
10 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.39%) JBoss
11 5 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.23%) Drupal
12 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.23%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.15%) InDesign
9 2 (0.15%) SPSS
10 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 51 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (1.47%) Elite 3E
3 19 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (1.08%) Workfront
5 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.85%) SAP FI
7 9 (0.69%) HFM
7 9 (0.69%) SAP PP
7 9 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.69%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.62%) SAP QM
9 7 (0.54%) SAP MM
10 6 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.46%) Magento
10 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.46%) SAP APO
10 6 (0.46%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 117 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
4 46 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 33 (2.55%) SaaS
6 18 (1.39%) GitHub
7 15 (1.16%) Office 365
7 15 (1.16%) Twilio
8 13 (1.00%) npm
9 11 (0.85%) PaaS
10 9 (0.69%) BrowserStack
11 8 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.46%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.39%) IaaS
15 4 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.31%) AdWords
15 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.00%) LAN
2 12 (0.93%) Internet
3 11 (0.85%) WAN
4 9 (0.69%) Firewall
4 9 (0.69%) Network Security
5 8 (0.62%) Intranet
5 8 (0.62%) SAN
6 7 (0.54%) Broadband
7 5 (0.39%) CTI
7 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.39%) VPN
7 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.31%) Skype
8 4 (0.31%) SMS
9 3 (0.23%) ATM
9 3 (0.23%) RTP
10 2 (0.15%) HTTP
10 2 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.32%) MySQL
2 69 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 43 (3.32%) Big Data
7 41 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.24%) RavenDB
9 26 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.62%) NoSQL
12 18 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.08%) Power BI
15 13 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 12 (0.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
17 11 (0.85%) MS Access
18 10 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.10%) JIRA
3 66 (5.09%) Selenium
4 46 (3.55%) NUnit
5 42 (3.24%) Jenkins
6 37 (2.85%) MSTest
7 36 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 31 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.70%) Jasmine
10 20 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 20 (1.54%) Grunt
10 20 (1.54%) gulp
11 19 (1.47%) webpack
12 18 (1.39%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.16%) SoapUI
14 14 (1.08%) Protractor
14 14 (1.08%) WebDriver
15 13 (1.00%) Subversion
16 11 (0.85%) Babel
17 10 (0.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 222 (17.13%) Retail
2 149 (11.50%) Manufacturing
3 127 (9.80%) Banking
4 119 (9.18%) Marketing
5 79 (6.10%) Telecoms
6 65 (5.02%) Electronics
7 50 (3.86%) Law
8 48 (3.70%) Automotive
9 44 (3.40%) Legal
10 39 (3.01%) Publishing
11 35 (2.70%) Advertising
12 31 (2.39%) Investment Banking
13 24 (1.85%) Back Office
14 14 (1.08%) Billing
15 11 (0.85%) Local Government
16 10 (0.77%) Games
16 10 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 423 (32.64%) Developer
2 168 (12.96%) Analyst
3 124 (9.57%) .NET Developer
4 113 (8.72%) Consultant
5 91 (7.02%) C# Developer
6 79 (6.10%) Architect
7 75 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 73 (5.63%) Java Developer
9 68 (5.25%) Software Engineer
10 66 (5.09%) Business Analyst
11 62 (4.78%) Project Manager
12 61 (4.71%) Software Developer
13 51 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 42 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
15 38 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
16 35 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
17 29 (2.24%) Applications Support
17 29 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.24%) Java Software Developer
17 29 (2.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (20.45%) .NET
2 176 (13.58%) AngularJS
3 172 (13.27%) HTML
4 160 (12.35%) CSS
5 119 (9.18%) React
6 114 (8.80%) ASP.NET
7 102 (7.87%) Web Services
8 96 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 73 (5.63%) HTML5
10 71 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 71 (5.48%) RESTful
11 65 (5.02%) XML
12 64 (4.94%) CSS3
13 61 (4.71%) REST
14 58 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 50 (3.86%) SOAP
16 45 (3.47%) JSON
17 41 (3.16%) WCF
18 38 (2.93%) LINQ
19 36 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 179 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.79%) Fintech
3 61 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 56 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (3.78%) User Experience
6 48 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.85%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.54%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.31%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.16%) Online Banking
13 11 (0.85%) Social Network
14 10 (0.77%) Internet of Things
15 9 (0.69%) Blog
15 9 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.69%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
16 8 (0.62%) LIMS
17 7 (0.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 125 (9.65%) Windows
2 67 (5.17%) Linux
3 46 (3.55%) Unix
4 37 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.31%) Android
6 20 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.31%) AIX
10 4 (0.31%) HPUX
10 4 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.15%) CentOS
12 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (14.81%) Scrum
3 182 (14.04%) Software Engineering
4 176 (13.58%) Test Automation
5 143 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
6 137 (10.57%) DevOps
7 134 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 129 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 118 (9.10%) TDD
10 117 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (7.56%) MVC
12 95 (7.33%) Project Management
13 88 (6.79%) OO
14 86 (6.64%) SDLC
15 81 (6.25%) CRM
16 79 (6.10%) BDD
16 79 (6.10%) ITIL
17 77 (5.94%) Analytics
17 77 (5.94%) Programme Management
18 75 (5.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 317 (24.46%) SQL
2 272 (20.99%) C#
3 248 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 234 (18.06%) Java
5 89 (6.87%) Python
6 87 (6.71%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.55%) PHP
8 42 (3.24%) C++
9 41 (3.16%) TypeScript
10 34 (2.62%) Ruby
11 32 (2.47%) VBA
12 31 (2.39%) PL/SQL
13 28 (2.16%) Java 8
14 25 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.85%) C
15 24 (1.85%) Go
16 21 (1.62%) ES6
17 20 (1.54%) Groovy
18 17 (1.31%) Scala
19 15 (1.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 109 (8.41%) Degree
2 29 (2.24%) CISSP
3 25 (1.93%) ISEB
4 24 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (1.70%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.54%) ACCA
8 15 (1.16%) MCP
8 15 (1.16%) MCSA
9 14 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.08%) CIMA
9 14 (1.08%) MCSE
10 13 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.85%) CISA
12 9 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.54%) OCPJP
14 7 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (8.18%) QA
2 38 (2.93%) PMO
3 28 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.85%) SLA
5 21 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 18 (1.39%) GCP
7 13 (1.00%) GDPR
8 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.31%) GAAP
10 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.23%) PSD2
11 2 (0.15%) COSHH
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.077%) COBIT
12 1 (0.077%) IFRS
12 1 (0.077%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.077%) SEPA
System Software
1 52 (4.01%) Docker
2 38 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
6 2 (0.15%) Xen
7 1 (0.077%) HDFS
7 1 (0.077%) NFS
7 1 (0.077%) vCloud
7 1 (0.077%) XenApp
7 1 (0.077%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.78%) Ansible
3 14 (1.08%) Puppet
4 13 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.62%) Salt
5 8 (0.62%) Terraform
6 6 (0.46%) SCCM
6 6 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.23%) SCOM
7 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.15%) Istio
8 2 (0.15%) Marathon
8 2 (0.15%) Mesos
8 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.15%) rkt
8 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.077%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 199 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 158 (12.19%) SAP
3 101 (7.79%) Oracle
4 59 (4.55%) Google
5 35 (2.70%) VMware
6 29 (2.24%) Capita
6 29 (2.24%) Zend
7 20 (1.54%) Tableau
8 17 (1.31%) Cisco
9 15 (1.16%) Facebook
9 15 (1.16%) Intapp
9 15 (1.16%) Reuters
9 15 (1.16%) Sage
10 14 (1.08%) hybris
11 13 (1.00%) Twitter
11 13 (1.00%) WorldPay
12 12 (0.93%) ATG
12 12 (0.93%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.85%) Citrix
13 11 (0.85%) JD Edwards