Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 357 861 1,149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 11.61% 15.28% 16.93%
As % of the General category 38.80% 44.70% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 363 745 1,009
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,375 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.06%

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 920 1,926 2,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 29.93% 34.19% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1,463 2,240
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,192
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.25% +4.98%
10th Percentile £31,650 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,250 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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
Altrincham +15 24 £36,500 -23.96% 6
Salford +6 7 £36,250 -17.61% 5
Stockport +1 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bury +9 6 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Bolton 0 6 £33,750 -9.40% 3
Oldham +5 5 £52,500 +62.79% 2
Wigan - 3 £67,000 - 2
Cheadle -3 1 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 147 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (25.77%) SQL
3 91 (25.49%) .NET
4 86 (24.09%) C#
5 70 (19.61%) DevOps
6 65 (18.21%) JavaScript
7 64 (17.93%) AngularJS
8 62 (17.37%) Docker
8 62 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (16.81%) Azure
10 53 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (14.01%) Microservices
11 50 (14.01%) Microsoft
12 48 (13.45%) AWS
13 46 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
14 44 (12.32%) Test Automation
14 44 (12.32%) TDD
15 42 (11.76%) Degree
16 41 (11.48%) Kubernetes
17 37 (10.36%) Python
18 36 (10.08%) SQL Server
19 33 (9.24%) Linux
20 32 (8.96%) Analytics
21 31 (8.68%) Change Management
22 29 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (8.12%) Information Security
22 29 (8.12%) OO
22 29 (8.12%) HTML
22 29 (8.12%) Windows
23 28 (7.84%) Project Management

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 14 (3.92%) CMS
2 12 (3.36%) Confluence
3 11 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.24%) WordPress
5 5 (1.40%) Apache
6 4 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.12%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) Perch
Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.40%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.12%) BASE24
3 4 (1.12%) SAP MDG
3 4 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.56%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.56%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.56%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.81%) Azure
2 48 (13.45%) AWS
3 26 (7.28%) Power Platform
4 17 (4.76%) SaaS
5 16 (4.48%) GCP
6 13 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (3.08%) IaaS
8 9 (2.52%) PaaS
9 8 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.96%) Amazon SageMaker
11 5 (1.40%) Office 365
12 4 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.12%) Serverless
13 3 (0.84%) GitHub
14 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.28%) Azure Stack
15 1 (0.28%) npm
15 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Skype
2 4 (1.12%) ATM
2 4 (1.12%) LAN
3 3 (0.84%) Firewall
3 3 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.84%) SAN
3 3 (0.84%) WAN
4 2 (0.56%) BGP
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) OSPF
4 2 (0.56%) VoIP
5 1 (0.28%) 3G
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) IPv4
5 1 (0.28%) IPv6
5 1 (0.28%) RIP
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.72%) Power BI
3 17 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.48%) Data Lake
4 16 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.24%) MySQL
8 8 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.24%) Tableau
9 6 (1.68%) Big Data
9 6 (1.68%) QlikView
10 4 (1.12%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (1.12%) Amazon QuickSight
10 4 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.12%) Looker
Development Applications
1 22 (6.16%) JIRA
2 16 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.48%) Selenium
3 15 (4.20%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 11 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.08%) Gradle
6 10 (2.80%) IntelliJ
6 10 (2.80%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (2.80%) Protractor
6 10 (2.80%) SpecFlow
6 10 (2.80%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.24%) GitLab
8 6 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.56%) Storybook
General
1 23 (6.44%) Manufacturing
1 23 (6.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.16%) Banking
2 22 (6.16%) Law
2 22 (6.16%) Marketing
3 19 (5.32%) Retail
4 18 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 16 (4.48%) Public Sector
6 15 (4.20%) Electronics
7 12 (3.36%) Games
8 7 (1.96%) Housing Association
9 6 (1.68%) Legal
10 4 (1.12%) Social Housing
11 3 (0.84%) Back Office
11 3 (0.84%) Billing
11 3 (0.84%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (30.25%) Developer
2 36 (10.08%) Analyst
3 31 (8.68%) Angular Developer
4 27 (7.56%) Senior Developer
5 26 (7.28%) Architect
6 21 (5.88%) Consultant
7 18 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.64%) Administrator
10 13 (3.64%) Data Analyst
11 12 (3.36%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.36%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.36%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.08%) .NET Architect
12 11 (3.08%) .NET Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) Tester
13 10 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (25.49%) .NET
2 64 (17.93%) AngularJS
3 29 (8.12%) HTML
4 27 (7.56%) .NET Core
4 27 (7.56%) React
5 22 (6.16%) CSS
6 19 (5.32%) Node.js
7 16 (4.48%) Angular 2
7 16 (4.48%) REST
7 16 (4.48%) XML
8 15 (4.20%) JSON
9 14 (3.92%) .NET Framework
9 14 (3.92%) Web Services
10 11 (3.08%) Sass
11 10 (2.80%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.80%) jQuery
11 10 (2.80%) OpenJDK
12 9 (2.52%) LESS
13 8 (2.24%) JAXB
13 8 (2.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.84%) e-Learning
3 13 (3.64%) User Experience
4 12 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.08%) Blog
5 11 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.12%) EMV
9 4 (1.12%) Tandem
10 3 (0.84%) EPoS
10 3 (0.84%) FMCG
11 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.24%) Linux
2 29 (8.12%) Windows
3 8 (2.24%) CentOS
3 8 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.12%) Unix
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) VMS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.61%) DevOps
3 62 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (14.01%) Microservices
5 46 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (12.32%) TDD
6 44 (12.32%) Test Automation
7 32 (8.96%) Analytics
8 31 (8.68%) Change Management
9 29 (8.12%) Information Security
9 29 (8.12%) OO
9 29 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (7.84%) Project Management
11 25 (7.00%) Scrum
12 24 (6.72%) Fintech
13 21 (5.88%) PRINCE2
14 20 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (5.32%) Commercial Awareness
16 18 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (5.04%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 92 (25.77%) SQL
2 86 (24.09%) C#
3 65 (18.21%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.36%) Python
5 21 (5.88%) Java
6 18 (5.04%) PHP
7 14 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 12 (3.36%) R
9 10 (2.80%) Groovy
9 10 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.12%) C++
13 3 (0.84%) Go
14 2 (0.56%) ES6
15 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.28%) C
15 1 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.76%) Degree
2 9 (2.52%) CISSP
3 8 (2.24%) PhD
4 7 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.96%) RHCE
5 6 (1.68%) MCSE
6 5 (1.40%) MCSA
6 5 (1.40%) MCTS
7 4 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CISM
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CCIE
10 1 (0.28%) CCNP
10 1 (0.28%) CIMA
10 1 (0.28%) CISA
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.72%) QA
2 10 (2.80%) GDPR
3 9 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.40%) SLA
5 4 (1.12%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.84%) NIST
6 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 3 (0.84%) WCAG
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) GLP
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.28%) ITGC
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (17.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 27 (7.56%) Puppet
3 26 (7.28%) Terraform
4 21 (5.88%) Ansible
4 21 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.08%) Packer
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Grafana
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.56%) SAP
3 22 (6.16%) Oracle
4 12 (3.36%) VMware
5 10 (2.80%) Aquila
6 8 (2.24%) Splunk
7 7 (1.96%) Cognos
7 7 (1.96%) Google
8 4 (1.12%) IBM
8 4 (1.12%) Snowplow
9 3 (0.84%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco
9 3 (0.84%) Databricks
9 3 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.84%) Sage
9 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.56%) Citrix
10 2 (0.56%) Dell
10 2 (0.56%) HP
10 2 (0.56%) Sparx