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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 88 128 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.69% 26.23% 22.59%
As % of the General category 47.83% 56.64% 55.84%
Number of salaries quoted 69 77 84
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,000 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 226 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.80% 46.31% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 153 160 157
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 75 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Bootle -4 8 £53,573 +53.06%
Southport - 1 £40,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 73 (36.32%) Microsoft
2 71 (35.32%) Windows
3 55 (27.36%) Banking
4 49 (24.38%) ITIL
4 49 (24.38%) SQL
4 49 (24.38%) SQL Server
4 49 (24.38%) Windows Server
5 48 (23.88%) MS Excel
6 42 (20.90%) PowerShell
7 37 (18.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (17.91%) Hyper-V
9 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (14.43%) Data Centre
11 27 (13.43%) Office 365
12 26 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (12.94%) Linux
13 25 (12.44%) MS Office
13 25 (12.44%) Degree
14 24 (11.94%) Private Cloud
15 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (11.44%) Project Management
16 22 (10.95%) Management Information System
16 22 (10.95%) Unix
16 22 (10.95%) SCOM
17 20 (9.95%) HPUX
17 20 (9.95%) Oracle
18 19 (9.45%) Hybrid Cloud
19 18 (8.96%) PRINCE2
20 15 (7.46%) VMware

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 10 (4.98%) IIS
2 8 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.48%) Apache
3 7 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.99%) CMS
5 4 (1.99%) SAS
6 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.44%) MS Office
3 7 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.49%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.49%) Sage 1000
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.00%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.00%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.00%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.00%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) HFM
4 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.43%) Office 365
3 5 (2.49%) IaaS
3 5 (2.49%) PaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.99%) Firewall
1 6 (2.99%) SAN
2 5 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.49%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.48%) QlikView
5 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (3.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 7 (3.48%) MySQL
8 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 55 (27.36%) Banking
2 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.98%) Marketing
4 7 (3.48%) Advertising
4 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
7 4 (1.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (18.91%) Analyst
2 25 (12.44%) Windows Engineer
3 23 (11.44%) Developer
4 21 (10.45%) Server Engineer
5 19 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.96%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (7.96%) Windows Server Engineer
8 12 (5.97%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.98%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.48%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Applications Manager
11 8 (3.98%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.48%) DBA
12 7 (3.48%) IT Programme Manager
12 7 (3.48%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.48%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.48%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.98%) .NET
2 6 (2.99%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.99%) CSS
2 6 (2.99%) HTML
2 6 (2.99%) SOAP
3 5 (2.49%) jQuery
3 5 (2.49%) LAMP
3 5 (2.49%) Node.js
3 5 (2.49%) RESTful
4 4 (1.99%) JSP
5 3 (1.49%) Ajax
5 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.49%) CSS3
5 3 (1.49%) HTML5
5 3 (1.49%) WCF
5 3 (1.49%) Web Services
6 2 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.00%) XHTML
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (11.94%) Private Cloud
4 22 (10.95%) Management Information System
5 19 (9.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.48%) NHS
7 6 (2.99%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.49%) Clustering
8 5 (2.49%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.99%) Replication
10 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.49%) Life Science
11 2 (1.00%) FMCG
11 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.50%) CMDB
12 1 (0.50%) iPad
12 1 (0.50%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.32%) Windows
2 49 (24.38%) Windows Server
3 26 (12.94%) Linux
4 22 (10.95%) Unix
5 20 (9.95%) HPUX
6 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.49%) CentOS
9 5 (2.49%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (2.49%) VMS
10 3 (1.49%) Fedora
10 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.38%) ITIL
2 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.44%) Project Management
5 18 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.97%) ITIL V3
7 13 (6.47%) Analytics
7 13 (6.47%) SDLC
8 12 (5.97%) Data Architecture
8 12 (5.97%) Operations Management
9 11 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.98%) Migration
10 10 (4.98%) Release Management
11 9 (4.48%) ERP
11 9 (4.48%) TDD
12 8 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.98%) Human Factors
12 8 (3.98%) Physics
12 8 (3.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (3.98%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) SQL
2 42 (20.90%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.47%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.98%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.48%) PHP
6 4 (1.99%) C#
7 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.49%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.49%) C++
7 3 (1.49%) Java
7 3 (1.49%) Korn
7 3 (1.49%) Perl
7 3 (1.49%) Python
7 3 (1.49%) Ruby
8 2 (1.00%) C
9 1 (0.50%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.50%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (12.44%) Degree
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.48%) PMP
4 6 (2.99%) CCNA
4 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.99%) MCITP
4 6 (2.99%) NCDA
4 6 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.99%) ISEB
5 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.49%) APMP
6 3 (1.49%) CISA
6 3 (1.49%) CISM
6 3 (1.49%) CISSP
7 2 (1.00%) ACCA
7 2 (1.00%) CIMA
7 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) PMO
2 5 (2.49%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (17.91%) Hyper-V
2 15 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.99%) vSphere
4 3 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.95%) SCOM
2 15 (7.46%) SCOrch
2 15 (7.46%) SCVMM
3 13 (6.47%) SCCM
4 10 (4.98%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.49%) Puppet
6 3 (1.49%) Nagios
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.00%) OpenView
7 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (36.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.95%) Oracle
3 15 (7.46%) VMware
4 13 (6.47%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.47%) SAP
5 10 (4.98%) Citrix
5 10 (4.98%) HP
5 10 (4.98%) Tableau
6 8 (3.98%) Sage
7 6 (2.99%) Cisco
7 6 (2.99%) NetApp
8 5 (2.49%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.99%) RedGate
9 4 (1.99%) Sun
10 2 (1.00%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.00%) InterSystems
10 2 (1.00%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.00%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.50%) QAD
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