Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 228 228 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 22.96% 17.39% 18.66%
As % of the General category 47.30% 56.44% 51.62%
Number of salaries quoted 149 114 123
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -8.16%
10th Percentile £27,900 £22,075 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -1.14%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 482 404 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 48.54% 30.82% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 350 235 249
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,740 £23,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Liverpool +5 196 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Bootle - 5 £54,109 -
Wirral - 4 £37,500 -
St Helens -8 1 - -
Prescot - 1 - -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Finance.

1 77 (33.77%) Banking
2 65 (28.51%) ITIL
3 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (23.68%) Windows
5 50 (21.93%) PHP
6 46 (20.18%) Laravel
7 45 (19.74%) Zend
8 42 (18.42%) Project Management
9 40 (17.54%) MVC
10 39 (17.11%) SOAP
11 38 (16.67%) MySQL
11 38 (16.67%) REST
12 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 34 (14.91%) HTML
13 34 (14.91%) CSS
13 34 (14.91%) TDD
13 34 (14.91%) Windows Server
14 33 (14.47%) API Development
14 33 (14.47%) Functional Testing
14 33 (14.47%) Selenium IDE
14 33 (14.47%) CSS3
14 33 (14.47%) HTML5
14 33 (14.47%) WebDriver
14 33 (14.47%) Selenium
14 33 (14.47%) CakePHP
14 33 (14.47%) Software Engineering
14 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
15 31 (13.60%) PowerShell
16 26 (11.40%) Degree
17 25 (10.96%) SQL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) CMS
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.32%) Maximo
2 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.32%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.82%) Office 365
2 9 (3.95%) IaaS
2 9 (3.95%) PaaS
3 2 (0.88%) Mavenlink
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.70%) SAN
2 5 (2.19%) Firewall
3 4 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.75%) LAN
3 4 (1.75%) Network Security
3 4 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.67%) MySQL
2 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.75%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.88%) OLAP
10 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (14.47%) Selenium
1 33 (14.47%) Selenium IDE
1 33 (14.47%) WebDriver
2 13 (5.70%) JIRA
3 3 (1.32%) LSMW
4 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (33.77%) Banking
2 11 (4.82%) Investment Banking
3 10 (4.39%) Advertising
4 9 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.95%) Retail
5 7 (3.07%) Law
5 7 (3.07%) Legal
6 6 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Front Office
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.00%) Developer
2 45 (19.74%) PHP Developer
3 33 (14.47%) MySQL Developer
3 33 (14.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 31 (13.60%) Analyst
5 26 (11.40%) Agile Developer
6 15 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.70%) IT Manager
8 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 12 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 10 (4.39%) Architect
9 10 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.95%) Lead Developer
10 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) Administrator
11 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.18%) Laravel
2 39 (17.11%) SOAP
3 38 (16.67%) REST
4 34 (14.91%) CSS
4 34 (14.91%) HTML
5 33 (14.47%) CakePHP
5 33 (14.47%) CSS3
5 33 (14.47%) HTML5
6 13 (5.70%) Symfony
7 11 (4.82%) Middleware
8 7 (3.07%) Web Services
9 5 (2.19%) JSP
10 4 (1.75%) SAP Basis
11 3 (1.32%) BAPI
11 3 (1.32%) IDoc
11 3 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
12 2 (0.88%) .NET
12 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.63%) FMCG
5 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.75%) iPhone
7 3 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.88%) iPad
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
8 2 (0.88%) Wiki
9 1 (0.44%) BBC
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.68%) Windows
2 34 (14.91%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.58%) HPUX
4 13 (5.70%) Unix
5 11 (4.82%) Linux
6 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.75%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) CentOS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.51%) ITIL
2 60 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (18.42%) Project Management
4 40 (17.54%) MVC
5 34 (14.91%) TDD
6 33 (14.47%) API Development
6 33 (14.47%) Functional Testing
6 33 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 21 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.77%) ITIL V3
8 20 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 19 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
10 18 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 18 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 18 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.02%) Service Management
12 15 (6.58%) ERP
12 15 (6.58%) SDLC
13 13 (5.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.93%) PHP
2 33 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.60%) PowerShell
4 25 (10.96%) SQL
5 11 (4.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.75%) PHP 5
8 3 (1.32%) ABAP
8 3 (1.32%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.88%) C#
9 2 (0.88%) Java
9 2 (0.88%) VB
9 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (11.40%) Degree
2 8 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.19%) ISEB
4 5 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.32%) CCNP
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.19%) COBIT
1 5 (2.19%) PMO
2 4 (1.75%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) GDPR
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (8.77%) XenApp
2 18 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (8.77%) EdgeSight
1 20 (8.77%) Nagios
1 20 (8.77%) SCOM
2 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (19.74%) Zend
2 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.46%) HP
4 15 (6.58%) Citrix
4 15 (6.58%) Oracle
5 14 (6.14%) SAP
6 11 (4.82%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.95%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.19%) Cisco
9 4 (1.75%) Cognos
10 3 (1.32%) IBM
10 3 (1.32%) IFS
11 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.44%) Anaplan
12 1 (0.44%) Avaya
12 1 (0.44%) Murex
12 1 (0.44%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.44%) Verint