Period
to 19 January 2022

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

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 892 362 848
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 16.19% 11.74% 15.14%
As % of the General category 29.26% 26.83% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 596 312 663
10th Percentile £31,625 £36,938 £30,206
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.38% +11.90% +10.53%
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 3,049 1,349 2,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.33% 43.76% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,077 1,162 2,156
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,063
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +16 23 £51,250 +13.89% 1
Bolton +1 10 £26,000 -22.96% 3
Salford -4 7 £57,500 +58.62% 6
Cheadle -1 5 £29,000 -55.38% 7
Oldham -5 4 - -
Altrincham -9 2 - - 2
Bury -3 1 - - 1
Wigan -4 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £40,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 354 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (29.93%) Social Skills
3 165 (18.50%) DevOps
4 156 (17.49%) Azure
5 153 (17.15%) SQL
6 138 (15.47%) Microsoft
7 136 (15.25%) Software Engineering
8 131 (14.69%) AWS
9 130 (14.57%) Analytics
10 121 (13.57%) C#
11 120 (13.45%) Docker
12 117 (13.12%) JavaScript
13 116 (13.00%) .NET
14 113 (12.67%) Retail
15 109 (12.22%) Mentoring
16 108 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
16 108 (12.11%) Scrum
17 107 (12.00%) Banking
18 106 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
19 100 (11.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 99 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
21 98 (10.99%) Project Management
22 91 (10.20%) Kubernetes
23 84 (9.42%) Degree
24 76 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
25 75 (8.41%) Risk Management
25 75 (8.41%) .NET Core
26 73 (8.18%) Python
27 72 (8.07%) Project Delivery
28 69 (7.74%) Java

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 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.57%) Confluence
3 13 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.23%) SAS
5 9 (1.01%) IIS
6 8 (0.90%) nginx
7 6 (0.67%) Jupyter
8 5 (0.56%) CICS
8 5 (0.56%) CMS
9 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.34%) WordPress
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.68%) NetSuite
3 11 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
4 8 (0.90%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.56%) Alphatax
5 5 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 156 (17.49%) Azure
2 131 (14.69%) AWS
3 58 (6.50%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (6.05%) Power Platform
5 33 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
5 33 (3.70%) GCP
6 30 (3.36%) SaaS
7 23 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.91%) GitHub
10 15 (1.68%) FinancialForce
11 14 (1.57%) Azure Data Factory
12 13 (1.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 13 (1.46%) Heroku
13 12 (1.35%) Serverless
14 9 (1.01%) Boomi
15 7 (0.78%) Figma
15 7 (0.78%) Firebase
15 7 (0.78%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.91%) Firewall
2 13 (1.46%) HTTP
3 11 (1.23%) VPN
4 10 (1.12%) DNS
5 9 (1.01%) Internet
5 9 (1.01%) LAN
5 9 (1.01%) WAN
6 8 (0.90%) Network Security
6 8 (0.90%) SMS
7 7 (0.78%) Broadband
8 6 (0.67%) ATM
8 6 (0.67%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.45%) Wireless
10 3 (0.34%) DHCP
10 3 (0.34%) DMZ
10 3 (0.34%) SAN
10 3 (0.34%) Skype
10 3 (0.34%) SSL
10 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.16%) Power BI
3 43 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (4.04%) Big Data
5 27 (3.03%) Blockchain
5 27 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.03%) Tableau
6 26 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (2.13%) Data Lake
10 17 (1.91%) MySQL
11 15 (1.68%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.68%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.46%) Power Query
14 11 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (1.01%) DataStage
17 8 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (6.50%) JIRA
2 36 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 34 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.13%) Selenium
5 15 (1.68%) GitLab
5 15 (1.68%) Maven
6 14 (1.57%) Bitbucket
7 13 (1.46%) Zephyr
8 11 (1.23%) MSTest
8 11 (1.23%) NUnit
9 9 (1.01%) Artifactory
9 9 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.90%) Cypress.io
10 8 (0.90%) SonarQube
10 8 (0.90%) Subversion
11 7 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.78%) Gradle
11 7 (0.78%) JUnit
11 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 267 (29.93%) Social Skills
2 113 (12.67%) Retail
3 108 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (12.00%) Banking
5 100 (11.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 69 (7.74%) Marketing
7 58 (6.50%) Law
8 50 (5.61%) Public Sector
9 47 (5.27%) Presentation Skills
10 45 (5.04%) Financial Institution
10 45 (5.04%) Games
11 42 (4.71%) Influencing Skills
12 38 (4.26%) Legal
13 36 (4.04%) Manufacturing
14 30 (3.36%) Telecoms
15 20 (2.24%) Organisational Skills
16 19 (2.13%) Police
17 16 (1.79%) Electronics
18 10 (1.12%) Local Government
19 7 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 181 (20.29%) Developer
2 102 (11.43%) Analyst
3 89 (9.98%) Architect
4 70 (7.85%) Consultant
5 61 (6.84%) Software Engineer
6 56 (6.28%) Project Manager
7 45 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 38 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (3.36%) Data Engineer
9 30 (3.36%) IT Manager
10 29 (3.25%) Business Analyst
11 23 (2.58%) Graduate
11 23 (2.58%) Senior Developer
12 22 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
12 22 (2.47%) Senior Manager
13 20 (2.24%) Security Architect
14 18 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.02%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (1.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.00%) .NET
2 75 (8.41%) .NET Core
3 55 (6.17%) React
4 51 (5.72%) HTML
5 45 (5.04%) Node.js
6 42 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 42 (4.71%) CSS
7 33 (3.70%) RESTful
7 33 (3.70%) Web Services
8 23 (2.58%) Kafka
9 22 (2.47%) GraphQL
10 21 (2.35%) XML
11 20 (2.24%) SOAP
12 19 (2.13%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.13%) JSON
13 18 (2.02%) jQuery
13 18 (2.02%) Middleware
13 18 (2.02%) Spring
14 17 (1.91%) WPF
15 16 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (5.04%) Virtual Team
3 41 (4.60%) User Experience
4 39 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 38 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
7 24 (2.69%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.13%) Smart Meter
10 16 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
11 15 (1.68%) BYOD
12 14 (1.57%) Mainframe
13 11 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.23%) e-Learning
14 10 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
15 9 (1.01%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.01%) Blog
15 9 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.94%) Windows
2 51 (5.72%) Linux
3 29 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 26 (2.91%) Android
5 19 (2.13%) Windows 10
5 19 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.91%) Unix
7 7 (0.78%) AIX
8 5 (0.56%) Solaris
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.34%) VMS
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (18.50%) DevOps
3 136 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 130 (14.57%) Analytics
5 109 (12.22%) Mentoring
6 108 (12.11%) Scrum
7 106 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
8 99 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (10.99%) Project Management
10 76 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (8.41%) Risk Management
12 72 (8.07%) Project Delivery
13 64 (7.17%) TDD
14 62 (6.95%) Kanban
15 60 (6.73%) Waterfall
16 59 (6.61%) CI/CD
16 59 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 58 (6.50%) Microservices
18 57 (6.39%) ITIL
19 56 (6.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (17.15%) SQL
2 121 (13.57%) C#
3 117 (13.12%) JavaScript
4 73 (8.18%) Python
5 69 (7.74%) Java
6 61 (6.84%) T-SQL
7 39 (4.37%) Go
8 34 (3.81%) Kotlin
8 34 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 31 (3.48%) C
10 26 (2.91%) Apple Swift
10 26 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 18 (2.02%) C++
11 18 (2.02%) R
12 16 (1.79%) PHP
13 15 (1.68%) Scala
13 15 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.90%) VBA
16 5 (0.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 84 (9.42%) Degree
2 64 (7.17%) DBS Check
3 35 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.23%) MCP
7 9 (1.01%) MCSE
8 8 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.56%) CIMA
9 5 (0.56%) CISSP
9 5 (0.56%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.45%) APMP
10 4 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.45%) CIPD
10 4 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.25%) GDPR
2 27 (3.03%) PMO
3 24 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 22 (2.47%) NIST
5 22 (2.47%) QA
6 21 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 21 (2.35%) SLA
7 8 (0.90%) GRC
8 7 (0.78%) Accessibility
9 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.34%) COBIT
11 3 (0.34%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (13.45%) Docker
2 37 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.34%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Firmware
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 91 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 53 (5.94%) Terraform
3 12 (1.35%) Ansible
3 12 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (1.01%) SCCM
5 6 (0.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.45%) Grafana
6 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.34%) Control-M
7 3 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.34%) Oozie
7 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.22%) Istio
8 2 (0.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.22%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.11%) kaniko
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 138 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.93%) Adobe
3 43 (4.82%) Apple
4 41 (4.60%) Google
5 31 (3.48%) SAP
6 27 (3.03%) Oracle
7 18 (2.02%) VMware
8 15 (1.68%) Citrix
9 13 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.35%) Cognizant
10 12 (1.35%) IBM
11 11 (1.23%) Spotify
12 9 (1.01%) Dell
13 8 (0.90%) Cisco
14 7 (0.78%) Facebook
15 5 (0.56%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.56%) FactSet
15 5 (0.56%) HP
15 5 (0.56%) iManage
15 5 (0.56%) JD Edwards