Period
to

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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,066 528 498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 17.75% 11.87% 13.68%
As % of the General category 29.72% 25.10% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 680 413 361
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,800 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,250 £54,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.02% -1.82% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 3,587 2,104 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.71% 47.31% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,069 1,512 1,285
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,600
25th Percentile £39,905 £37,419 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £74,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +5 33 £54,000 +30.12% 2
Bolton 0 17 £50,000 +37.93% 2
Altrincham -6 13 £47,500 +30.14% 1
Salford -11 13 £56,000 +32.54% 8
Cheadle 0 10 £31,500 -51.54% 3
Wigan - 4 £37,500 -
Sale - 3 £58,500 - 1
Oldham -15 2 - - 1
Bury -7 1 - - 2
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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.

1 423 (39.68%) Agile
2 339 (31.80%) Social Skills
3 194 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
4 191 (17.92%) SQL
5 186 (17.45%) DevOps
6 181 (16.98%) Microsoft
7 178 (16.70%) Problem-Solving
8 176 (16.51%) Azure
9 167 (15.67%) AWS
10 156 (14.63%) Scrum
11 150 (14.07%) Software Engineering
12 143 (13.41%) Retail
13 138 (12.95%) Project Management
14 137 (12.85%) Degree
15 135 (12.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 130 (12.20%) Kubernetes
17 124 (11.63%) Mentoring
17 124 (11.63%) Banking
18 123 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
19 120 (11.26%) Legal
20 117 (10.98%) Analytics
21 111 (10.41%) C#
22 106 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
23 105 (9.85%) Docker
24 104 (9.76%) .NET
25 103 (9.66%) Java
25 103 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
26 98 (9.19%) JavaScript
27 95 (8.91%) CI/CD
28 94 (8.82%) Python

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 35 (3.28%) SAS
2 33 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.88%) Confluence
4 19 (1.78%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.31%) IIS
5 14 (1.31%) nginx
6 10 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.75%) Apache
8 7 (0.66%) JBoss
9 3 (0.28%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.094%) CICS
10 1 (0.094%) CMS
10 1 (0.094%) Drupal
10 1 (0.094%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.094%) Site Server
10 1 (0.094%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.094%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.094%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.13%) Sketch
6 11 (1.03%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.94%) InVision
7 10 (0.94%) Zeplin
8 8 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.38%) Maple
11 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (0.66%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (0.66%) SessionCam
3 7 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.38%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 176 (16.51%) Azure
2 167 (15.67%) AWS
3 72 (6.75%) SaaS
4 53 (4.97%) Power Platform
5 45 (4.22%) GCP
5 45 (4.22%) Microsoft 365
6 29 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (2.53%) Figma
8 21 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (1.69%) Snowflake
10 14 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.31%) Azure Sentinel
10 14 (1.31%) GitHub
11 12 (1.13%) Serverless
12 11 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (1.03%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 10 (0.94%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.10%) Firewall
2 13 (1.22%) Internet
3 11 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.03%) WAN
4 8 (0.75%) SD-WAN
5 7 (0.66%) HTTP
5 7 (0.66%) Network Security
5 7 (0.66%) SNMP
5 7 (0.66%) VSAN
6 6 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (0.47%) DMZ
7 5 (0.47%) DNS
7 5 (0.47%) SAN
7 5 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (0.47%) Wireless
8 4 (0.38%) DHCP
8 4 (0.38%) LAN
9 3 (0.28%) MPLS
9 3 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (5.25%) Big Data
4 47 (4.41%) Data Lake
5 45 (4.22%) Power BI
6 40 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.81%) Tableau
9 28 (2.63%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.16%) MySQL
10 23 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
14 16 (1.50%) MongoDB
14 16 (1.50%) QlikView
15 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.84%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 49 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 46 (4.32%) JIRA
3 25 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.41%) GitLab
5 13 (1.22%) Vagrant
6 11 (1.03%) Mercurial
6 11 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.75%) Maven
7 8 (0.75%) SonarQube
7 8 (0.75%) TestRail
8 7 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.56%) Codeception
9 6 (0.56%) Gradle
9 6 (0.56%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.56%) Selenium
9 6 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 339 (31.80%) Social Skills
2 194 (18.20%) Analytical Skills
3 143 (13.41%) Retail
4 135 (12.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 124 (11.63%) Banking
6 120 (11.26%) Legal
7 91 (8.54%) Public Sector
8 89 (8.35%) Marketing
9 66 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
10 65 (6.10%) Games
11 53 (4.97%) Manufacturing
12 48 (4.50%) Telecoms
13 46 (4.32%) Influencing Skills
13 46 (4.32%) Law
14 42 (3.94%) Police
15 36 (3.38%) Electronics
15 36 (3.38%) Organisational Skills
16 31 (2.91%) Financial Institution
17 13 (1.22%) Local Government
18 10 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (17.64%) Developer
2 111 (10.41%) Analyst
3 98 (9.19%) Architect
4 55 (5.16%) Senior Developer
5 48 (4.50%) Software Engineer
6 45 (4.22%) Project Manager
7 42 (3.94%) Graduate
8 41 (3.85%) Data Engineer
9 40 (3.75%) Business Analyst
9 40 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (3.00%) Consultant
11 29 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
12 28 (2.63%) Scrum Master
13 27 (2.53%) Java Developer
13 27 (2.53%) Software Developer
14 26 (2.44%) Security Architect
15 25 (2.35%) C# Developer
16 24 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (1.97%) Statistical Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (9.76%) .NET
2 62 (5.82%) React
3 58 (5.44%) .NET Core
4 54 (5.07%) HTML
5 39 (3.66%) CSS
6 35 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 27 (2.53%) HTML5
7 27 (2.53%) Kafka
8 24 (2.25%) REST
8 24 (2.25%) Spring
9 17 (1.59%) Node.js
9 17 (1.59%) XML
10 16 (1.50%) Spring Boot
11 15 (1.41%) Web Services
12 14 (1.31%) EJB
12 14 (1.31%) Vue.js
13 12 (1.13%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.03%) Ext JS
14 11 (1.03%) Java EE
14 11 (1.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 63 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 55 (5.16%) User Experience
4 51 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (4.03%) Virtual Team
6 40 (3.75%) Cyberattack
7 33 (3.10%) Smart Meter
8 27 (2.53%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.25%) Cyber Defence
9 24 (2.25%) IoT
10 23 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
11 22 (2.06%) Cybercrime
12 21 (1.97%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.78%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.69%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.22%) e-Learning
16 12 (1.13%) Renewable Energy
17 11 (1.03%) Blog
17 11 (1.03%) Public Cloud
18 9 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.10%) Linux
2 61 (5.72%) Windows
3 28 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.16%) Android
6 8 (0.75%) Unix
7 7 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.28%) Solaris
8 3 (0.28%) VMS
9 2 (0.19%) CentOS
9 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.094%) AIX
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.094%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (39.68%) Agile
2 186 (17.45%) DevOps
3 178 (16.70%) Problem-Solving
4 156 (14.63%) Scrum
5 150 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 138 (12.95%) Project Management
7 124 (11.63%) Mentoring
8 123 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 117 (10.98%) Analytics
10 106 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
11 103 (9.66%) Cybersecurity
12 95 (8.91%) CI/CD
13 94 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 84 (7.88%) Project Delivery
15 78 (7.32%) Fintech
16 72 (6.75%) Coaching
17 67 (6.29%) Test Automation
18 66 (6.19%) Time Management
19 62 (5.82%) Kanban
20 60 (5.63%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (17.92%) SQL
2 111 (10.41%) C#
3 103 (9.66%) Java
4 98 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 94 (8.82%) Python
6 66 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 42 (3.94%) Go
8 34 (3.19%) TypeScript
9 27 (2.53%) R
10 26 (2.44%) C
11 24 (2.25%) Bash
12 17 (1.59%) Kotlin
13 16 (1.50%) C++
14 15 (1.41%) Scala
15 13 (1.22%) VBA
16 11 (1.03%) Apple Swift
17 10 (0.94%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.94%) PHP
17 10 (0.94%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.84%) F#
Qualifications
1 137 (12.85%) Degree
2 83 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.03%) DBS Check
4 36 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.31%) CIMA
8 13 (1.22%) CISSP
9 11 (1.03%) ACCA
9 11 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.94%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.75%) AAT
11 8 (0.75%) APMP
12 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.66%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 50 (4.69%) QA
2 38 (3.56%) GDPR
3 35 (3.28%) SLA
4 34 (3.19%) NIST
5 26 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 22 (2.06%) PMO
7 21 (1.97%) Good Clinical Practice
8 20 (1.88%) Data Quality
9 15 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 15 (1.41%) CDISC
9 15 (1.41%) GRC
10 12 (1.13%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.56%) COBIT
12 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.28%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.28%) P3O
14 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (9.85%) Docker
2 24 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 21 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.094%) RACF
Systems Management
1 130 (12.20%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.60%) Terraform
3 14 (1.31%) Ansible
4 11 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.75%) SCCM
6 7 (0.66%) Puppet
7 4 (0.38%) Istio
7 4 (0.38%) Packer
8 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.19%) Control-M
9 2 (0.19%) Oozie
10 1 (0.094%) Autotask
10 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.094%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.094%) Graphite
10 1 (0.094%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.094%) zSecure
Vendors
1 181 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.53%) Google
3 54 (5.07%) Oracle
4 53 (4.97%) SAP
5 32 (3.00%) VMware
6 26 (2.44%) Cisco
7 25 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.25%) Hitachi
9 22 (2.06%) Adobe
10 18 (1.69%) Databricks
11 12 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 11 (1.03%) Splunk
13 10 (0.94%) Apple
13 10 (0.94%) Cloudera
14 9 (0.84%) Hotjar
14 9 (0.84%) Informatica
15 8 (0.75%) AppDynamics
15 8 (0.75%) Facebook
15 8 (0.75%) IBM
15 8 (0.75%) Tealium