Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 911 1,271 1,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.76% 17.74% 16.20%
As % of the General category 43.28% 44.32% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 709 996 1,030
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,070 £31,250 £30,975
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 2,105 2,868 3,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.10% 40.03% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 2,286 2,498
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £72,312 £66,475
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +4 46 £50,000 +22.70% 10
Salford -2 22 £45,000 +13.21% 17
Bolton -7 20 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Cheadle +5 18 £45,000 +10.43% 4
Altrincham -3 10 £48,000 -20.00% 2
Bury -2 5 £27,500 -31.25% 10
Rochdale +5 4 £42,500 +21.43%
Oldham +4 4 £40,000 +90.48%
Sale - 2 - - 1
Heywood - 1 £40,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 369 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (20.09%) C#
3 155 (17.01%) SQL
4 146 (16.03%) .NET
5 131 (14.38%) Java
6 121 (13.28%) Banking
7 118 (12.95%) JavaScript
8 114 (12.51%) Microsoft
9 111 (12.18%) AngularJS
10 107 (11.75%) Retail
11 105 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
12 102 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
13 100 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
14 98 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 97 (10.65%) Scrum
16 95 (10.43%) Project Management
17 92 (10.10%) Software Engineering
18 88 (9.66%) Degree
19 87 (9.55%) HTML
20 86 (9.44%) Azure
21 82 (9.00%) CSS
22 80 (8.78%) DevOps
23 77 (8.45%) Fintech
24 74 (8.12%) SQL Server
24 74 (8.12%) Microservices
25 72 (7.90%) Test Automation
26 69 (7.57%) Oracle
27 68 (7.46%) Windows
27 68 (7.46%) MVC
28 65 (7.14%) 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 16 (1.76%) WebSphere
2 14 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (0.99%) IIS
4 6 (0.66%) CMS
4 6 (0.66%) SAS
4 6 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.55%) Confluence
6 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.44%) WordPress
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.22%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.22%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.11%) Drupal
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 59 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.66%) InVision
5 6 (0.66%) Sketch
6 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.99%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.99%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.77%) Cognos Planning
7 7 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.77%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.66%) SAP GTS
8 6 (0.66%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (9.44%) Azure
2 60 (6.59%) AWS
3 34 (3.73%) Power Platform
4 25 (2.74%) GitHub
5 22 (2.41%) SaaS
6 20 (2.20%) PaaS
7 17 (1.87%) GCP
8 12 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.21%) Office 365
10 10 (1.10%) Serverless
11 8 (0.88%) IaaS
12 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.55%) npm
13 4 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.22%) AWS CodeBuild
15 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.88%) Firewall
2 7 (0.77%) Broadband
2 7 (0.77%) LAN
3 6 (0.66%) DNS
3 6 (0.66%) Internet
4 5 (0.55%) WAN
5 4 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.44%) HTTP
5 4 (0.44%) Network Security
5 4 (0.44%) Skype
6 3 (0.33%) DHCP
6 3 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.33%) SAN
6 3 (0.33%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.22%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) LLU
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.73%) Power BI
2 34 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (1.43%) MS Access
9 12 (1.32%) SAP HANA
10 11 (1.21%) MySQL
11 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.77%) Big Data
12 7 (0.77%) QlikView
13 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.55%) Base SAS
14 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (3.07%) JIRA
2 21 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.76%) Cucumber
4 15 (1.65%) Selenium
5 13 (1.43%) Subversion
6 12 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.21%) Maven
7 11 (1.21%) Protractor
8 9 (0.99%) Ant
8 9 (0.99%) Artifactory
8 9 (0.99%) Jasmine
9 8 (0.88%) GitLab
9 8 (0.88%) Grunt
9 8 (0.88%) Postman
9 8 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.55%) Gradle
12 4 (0.44%) gulp
12 4 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 121 (13.28%) Banking
2 107 (11.75%) Retail
3 48 (5.27%) Public Sector
4 45 (4.94%) Legal
5 41 (4.50%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.40%) Marketing
8 29 (3.18%) Law
9 21 (2.31%) Back Office
10 18 (1.98%) Electronics
11 14 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.43%) Local Government
13 11 (1.21%) Publishing
14 9 (0.99%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.99%) Police
15 8 (0.88%) Billing
16 6 (0.66%) Fire and Rescue
17 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.55%) Automotive
17 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 253 (27.77%) Developer
2 130 (14.27%) Analyst
3 85 (9.33%) C# Developer
4 75 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 68 (7.46%) Architect
6 58 (6.37%) Consultant
7 51 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 45 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 45 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
9 44 (4.83%) IT Manager
10 41 (4.50%) Java Developer
11 36 (3.95%) Junior
12 33 (3.62%) C++ Developer
12 33 (3.62%) Graduate
13 32 (3.51%) .NET Developer
14 31 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 29 (3.18%) Graduate Developer
16 27 (2.96%) IT Project Manager
16 27 (2.96%) Junior Developer
16 27 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (16.03%) .NET
2 111 (12.18%) AngularJS
3 87 (9.55%) HTML
4 82 (9.00%) CSS
5 65 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 57 (6.26%) REST
7 52 (5.71%) RESTful
8 51 (5.60%) Web Services
9 48 (5.27%) React
10 44 (4.83%) Node.js
11 39 (4.28%) Spring
12 36 (3.95%) JSON
13 34 (3.73%) XML
14 33 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (3.29%) .NET Core
15 30 (3.29%) .NET Framework
16 25 (2.74%) Swagger
17 23 (2.52%) HTML5
18 22 (2.41%) Vue.js
19 19 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.03%) User Experience
3 39 (4.28%) Algorithms
4 35 (3.84%) Data Structures
4 35 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 30 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.96%) Hedge funds
7 25 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 24 (2.63%) Derivative
9 16 (1.76%) Blog
10 15 (1.65%) e-Learning
11 14 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.43%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.21%) FMCG
14 8 (0.88%) NHS
15 7 (0.77%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 68 (7.46%) Windows
2 44 (4.83%) Linux
3 18 (1.98%) Unix
4 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.66%) AIX
6 5 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.44%) Android
7 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) CentOS
8 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
3 100 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (10.65%) Scrum
6 95 (10.43%) Project Management
7 92 (10.10%) Software Engineering
8 80 (8.78%) DevOps
9 77 (8.45%) Fintech
10 74 (8.12%) Microservices
11 72 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 68 (7.46%) MVC
13 65 (7.14%) TDD
14 62 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (6.59%) Coaching
16 56 (6.15%) ITIL
17 51 (5.60%) Mentoring
18 48 (5.27%) OO
19 47 (5.16%) ERP
20 45 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 183 (20.09%) C#
2 155 (17.01%) SQL
3 131 (14.38%) Java
4 118 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 61 (6.70%) Python
6 45 (4.94%) C++
7 40 (4.39%) C
8 33 (3.62%) R
9 23 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.52%) VBA
10 21 (2.31%) TypeScript
11 20 (2.20%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.87%) PHP
13 16 (1.76%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.43%) XPath
16 9 (0.99%) Ruby
17 8 (0.88%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.77%) VB
19 6 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 88 (9.66%) Degree
2 58 (6.37%) DBS Check
3 24 (2.63%) APMP
4 22 (2.41%) CIMA
4 22 (2.41%) CISSP
5 20 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.09%) ACCA
7 16 (1.76%) CISA
7 16 (1.76%) CISM
7 16 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 13 (1.43%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.99%) ISEB
11 9 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (0.77%) MCSE
13 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.66%) MCSA
13 6 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.37%) QA
2 27 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.98%) SLA
4 15 (1.65%) PMO
5 14 (1.54%) NIST
6 13 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 12 (1.32%) GDPR
8 8 (0.88%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.66%) COBIT
10 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.44%) COSO
11 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.22%) GMP
13 2 (0.22%) ITGC
13 2 (0.22%) PSD2
14 1 (0.11%) HL7
14 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (3.73%) Docker
2 11 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) LXC
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.21%) Puppet
3 9 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.88%) Ansible
5 5 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.33%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.33%) Nagios
6 3 (0.33%) Terraform
6 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.22%) Grafana
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.22%) Salt
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.11%) Icinga
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 114 (12.51%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.57%) Oracle
3 51 (5.60%) SAP
4 25 (2.74%) WorldPay
5 23 (2.52%) Tableau
6 20 (2.20%) VMware
7 18 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.32%) Informatica
8 12 (1.32%) Workday
9 11 (1.21%) FIS
10 8 (0.88%) Adobe
10 8 (0.88%) Apple
10 8 (0.88%) Capita
10 8 (0.88%) Cognos
11 7 (0.77%) Google
11 7 (0.77%) Intapp
11 7 (0.77%) Veritas
12 6 (0.66%) Fortinet
12 6 (0.66%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.66%) Xamarin