Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1332 1264 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.12% 17.16% 18.89%
As % of the General category 44.22% 46.35% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 998 1092
Manchester median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 3012 2727 2700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.70% 37.03% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2280 2093
Manchester median annual salary £42,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,225 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 47 £35,250 -11.88% 9
Bolton -3 25 £32,500 -8.45% 5
Cheadle +2 20 £50,000 +81.82% 5
Salford +8 19 £22,000 -41.33%
Altrincham -11 11 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Bury +5 8 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Rochdale - 6 £52,000 -
Oldham +10 5 £21,000 -53.33%
Wigan -10 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Sale +8 1 £47,500 +118.39% 3
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 519 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (33.71%) SQL
3 335 (25.15%) SQL Server
4 327 (24.55%) .NET
5 309 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
6 289 (21.70%) Microsoft
7 263 (19.74%) C#
8 256 (19.22%) SAP
9 254 (19.07%) JavaScript
10 227 (17.04%) CSS
11 207 (15.54%) Scrum
12 205 (15.39%) HTML
12 205 (15.39%) Marketing
13 203 (15.24%) ASP.NET
14 200 (15.02%) Manufacturing
15 187 (14.04%) MVC
16 182 (13.66%) Java
17 181 (13.59%) Telecoms
18 170 (12.76%) Programme Management
19 168 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
20 167 (12.54%) Analytics
21 165 (12.39%) Electronics
22 152 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
23 151 (11.34%) Banking
24 145 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
25 142 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
25 142 (10.66%) Retail
26 138 (10.36%) Oracle
27 135 (10.14%) jQuery
28 134 (10.06%) Degree

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 79 (5.93%) SAS
2 31 (2.33%) IIS
3 30 (2.25%) Apache Spark
4 28 (2.10%) CMS
5 24 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.90%) Apache
8 9 (0.68%) Confluence
9 8 (0.60%) OpenROAD
10 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.38%) JBoss
11 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.25%) FileZilla
4 23 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.68%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.30%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
2 30 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 26 (1.95%) SAP CO
3 26 (1.95%) SAP FI
3 26 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (1.43%) SAP BPC
6 16 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 145 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (1.05%) Office 365
5 13 (0.98%) SaaS
6 11 (0.83%) IaaS
7 6 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.45%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) npm
11 1 (0.075%) AdWords
11 1 (0.075%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.075%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.075%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.075%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.075%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.25%) FTP
1 30 (2.25%) SMTP
2 26 (1.95%) LAN
3 24 (1.80%) WAN
4 23 (1.73%) Firewall
5 16 (1.20%) DNS
5 16 (1.20%) SAN
6 13 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.83%) DHCP
8 8 (0.60%) Internet
9 7 (0.53%) Network Security
9 7 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.45%) Intranet
10 6 (0.45%) VoIP
11 5 (0.38%) SSL
11 5 (0.38%) VLAN
11 5 (0.38%) VPN
12 4 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.30%) SMS
13 3 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 106 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 87 (6.53%) Big Data
5 69 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
5 69 (5.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 66 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 59 (4.43%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 58 (4.35%) Base SAS
8 58 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 57 (4.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 55 (4.13%) Hadoop
11 49 (3.68%) MongoDB
12 41 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 41 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
13 29 (2.18%) RavenDB
14 28 (2.10%) MySQL
14 28 (2.10%) NoSQL
15 27 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (4.05%) ProC
2 49 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 45 (3.38%) TeamCity
4 44 (3.30%) JIRA
4 44 (3.30%) Selenium
5 39 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 37 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 35 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.48%) MSTest
8 33 (2.48%) NUnit
9 29 (2.18%) Visual Studio
10 22 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (1.28%) JUnit
12 16 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.20%) Subversion
13 12 (0.90%) Bitbucket
13 12 (0.90%) Maven
14 11 (0.83%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.83%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 205 (15.39%) Marketing
2 200 (15.02%) Manufacturing
3 181 (13.59%) Telecoms
4 165 (12.39%) Electronics
5 151 (11.34%) Banking
6 142 (10.66%) Retail
7 47 (3.53%) Legal
8 19 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.35%) Publishing
10 16 (1.20%) Advertising
10 16 (1.20%) Back Office
11 13 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 13 (0.98%) Law
12 10 (0.75%) Billing
13 8 (0.60%) German Language
14 6 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.38%) Automotive
15 5 (0.38%) Games
16 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 432 (32.43%) Developer
2 202 (15.17%) Analyst
3 187 (14.04%) Consultant
4 150 (11.26%) .NET Developer
5 122 (9.16%) C# Developer
6 106 (7.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 82 (6.16%) Architect
8 75 (5.63%) Business Analyst
9 73 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 69 (5.18%) SQL Developer
11 63 (4.73%) Project Manager
12 60 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 60 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 56 (4.20%) SAS Consultant
14 55 (4.13%) Software Developer
15 51 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
16 47 (3.53%) Software Engineer
17 46 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 46 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
18 41 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (24.55%) .NET
2 227 (17.04%) CSS
3 205 (15.39%) HTML
4 203 (15.24%) ASP.NET
5 135 (10.14%) jQuery
6 117 (8.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 112 (8.41%) Web Services
8 101 (7.58%) AngularJS
9 81 (6.08%) HTML5
10 75 (5.63%) WCF
11 64 (4.80%) XML
12 61 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (4.13%) JSON
14 53 (3.98%) RESTful
15 51 (3.83%) .NET Framework
16 48 (3.60%) Ajax
16 48 (3.60%) SOAP
17 47 (3.53%) CSS3
18 44 (3.30%) Spring
19 38 (2.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 152 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.88%) Fintech
3 62 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 40 (3.00%) Public Cloud
5 32 (2.40%) N-Tier
6 29 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.18%) iPad
6 29 (2.18%) User Experience
7 28 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.90%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.90%) FMCG
12 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.75%) Social Network
14 9 (0.68%) Social Media
15 8 (0.60%) Clustering
15 8 (0.60%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.08%) Windows
2 64 (4.80%) Unix
3 61 (4.58%) Linux
4 29 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.05%) Android
8 9 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.60%) CentOS
10 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.075%) Debian
13 1 (0.075%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
3 207 (15.54%) Scrum
4 187 (14.04%) MVC
5 170 (12.76%) Programme Management
6 168 (12.61%) Digital Marketing
7 167 (12.54%) Analytics
8 142 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 128 (9.61%) Project Management
10 125 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 117 (8.78%) SDLC
12 116 (8.71%) Test Automation
13 113 (8.48%) E-Commerce
14 107 (8.03%) TDD
15 86 (6.46%) DevOps
15 86 (6.46%) Web Development
16 82 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
17 79 (5.93%) OO
18 76 (5.71%) Open Source
19 75 (5.63%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 449 (33.71%) SQL
2 263 (19.74%) C#
3 254 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 182 (13.66%) Java
5 116 (8.71%) T-SQL
6 99 (7.43%) Python
7 73 (5.48%) C++
8 64 (4.80%) PHP
9 54 (4.05%) PROC SQL
9 54 (4.05%) SAS Macro
9 54 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 45 (3.38%) PL/SQL
11 38 (2.85%) Go
12 35 (2.63%) VBScript
13 21 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.50%) R
14 20 (1.50%) VB
15 18 (1.35%) C
16 16 (1.20%) ABAP
16 16 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 134 (10.06%) Degree
2 27 (2.03%) ISEB
3 25 (1.88%) CISSP
4 21 (1.58%) ACCA
5 20 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 15 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.98%) CIMA
9 13 (0.98%) CISA
9 13 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (0.90%) CISM
11 11 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.68%) CRISC
12 9 (0.68%) PMP
13 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.60%) PhD
14 7 (0.53%) CEH
14 7 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.53%) QA
2 47 (3.53%) SLA
3 18 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.13%) PMO
6 14 (1.05%) GDPR
7 9 (0.68%) IFRS
8 5 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.30%) MiFID
10 3 (0.23%) PSD2
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.075%) GAAP
12 1 (0.075%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 38 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.18%) Hyper-V
3 25 (1.88%) Docker
4 20 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 9 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.30%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) HDFS
7 3 (0.23%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.075%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.075%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
1 49 (3.68%) Puppet
2 48 (3.60%) Ansible
3 22 (1.65%) Mesos
4 10 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.38%) SCCM
6 4 (0.30%) Control-M
6 4 (0.30%) Kibana
7 3 (0.23%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.15%) Cacti
8 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.15%) Marathon
8 2 (0.15%) rkt
9 1 (0.075%) Ambari
9 1 (0.075%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.075%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.075%) Nessus
9 1 (0.075%) Packer
Vendors
1 289 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 256 (19.22%) SAP
3 138 (10.36%) Oracle
4 45 (3.38%) Google
5 33 (2.48%) VMware
6 30 (2.25%) PayPal
7 25 (1.88%) Cisco
8 24 (1.80%) Tableau
9 19 (1.43%) Cognizant
9 19 (1.43%) Cognos
10 16 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.13%) Citrix
12 14 (1.05%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.98%) IBM
14 12 (0.90%) Facebook
14 12 (0.90%) HP
14 12 (0.90%) Sage
15 11 (0.83%) Adobe
15 11 (0.83%) Cadence
16 10 (0.75%) CheckPoint