The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1361 1091 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.94% 19.37% 19.72%
As % of the General category 50.00% 50.28% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 958 894 1026
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2722 2170 2453
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.88% 38.54% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 1782 1941
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Finance
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Finance in the North West

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North West

Finance
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester -4 751 £47,500 +5.55% 100
Cheshire 0 416 £45,000 +7.14% 63
Merseyside +3 115 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Lancashire -1 46 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cumbria +1 7 - - 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Finance.

1 772 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 650 (28.27%) SQL
3 468 (20.36%) SQL Server
4 420 (18.27%) Microsoft
5 409 (17.79%) .NET
6 349 (15.18%) Banking
7 345 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
8 342 (14.88%) Java
8 342 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 339 (14.75%) C#
10 321 (13.96%) JavaScript
11 287 (12.48%) HTML
12 272 (11.83%) CSS
13 269 (11.70%) Retail
14 257 (11.18%) Degree
15 252 (10.96%) Scrum
16 250 (10.87%) Project Management
17 243 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
18 238 (10.35%) MVC
19 233 (10.13%) SDLC
20 217 (9.44%) Windows
21 212 (9.22%) Oracle
21 212 (9.22%) ASP.NET
21 212 (9.22%) Marketing
22 208 (9.05%) TDD
23 205 (8.92%) ITIL
24 202 (8.79%) Risk Management
25 185 (8.05%) T-SQL
26 181 (7.87%) SAP
26 181 (7.87%) Manufacturing

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 56 (2.44%) SAS
2 43 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.30%) IIS
4 30 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.13%) CMS
6 25 (1.09%) Confluence
7 23 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.96%) JBoss
8 22 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 21 (0.91%) Apache
9 21 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 15 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.39%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.30%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 81 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (1.00%) FileZilla
6 17 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.043%) GIMP
11 1 (0.043%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.043%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.043%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 123 (5.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
4 30 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 29 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
7 23 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 22 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
8 22 (0.96%) Sage 200
9 19 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
9 19 (0.83%) SAP CO
9 19 (0.83%) SAP FI
9 19 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
10 17 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.65%) Sage X3
12 14 (0.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 132 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.09%) SaaS
5 24 (1.04%) Office 365
6 18 (0.78%) IaaS
7 16 (0.70%) PaaS
8 13 (0.57%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.17%) Yammer
11 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.087%) Mavenlink
13 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.043%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.043%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.043%) Boomi
13 1 (0.043%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.043%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.52%) Firewall
2 43 (1.87%) Network Security
3 38 (1.65%) LAN
3 38 (1.65%) WAN
4 30 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.17%) DNS
6 24 (1.04%) Wireless
7 23 (1.00%) FTP
7 23 (1.00%) SMTP
8 20 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (0.87%) DHCP
9 18 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (0.74%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.74%) MPLS
10 17 (0.74%) OSPF
10 17 (0.74%) VoIP
11 16 (0.70%) BGP
11 16 (0.70%) EIGRP
11 16 (0.70%) VPN
12 15 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 176 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 123 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 108 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (3.74%) Big Data
7 71 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 64 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 56 (2.44%) MySQL
10 51 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (1.91%) MongoDB
12 42 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 39 (1.70%) Oracle Database
14 35 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 34 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
16 31 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (1.17%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 25 (1.09%) NoSQL
18 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
19 23 (1.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 75 (3.26%) Selenium
2 71 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 63 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (2.65%) JIRA
5 54 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 42 (1.83%) Visual Studio
7 41 (1.78%) Cucumber
8 38 (1.65%) MSTest
8 38 (1.65%) NUnit
9 31 (1.35%) Subversion
10 30 (1.30%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.96%) Bitbucket
12 22 (0.96%) ProC
13 21 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
14 18 (0.78%) JUnit
14 18 (0.78%) SonarQube
15 16 (0.70%) Maven
16 13 (0.57%) Jasmine
17 12 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 349 (15.18%) Banking
2 269 (11.70%) Retail
3 212 (9.22%) Marketing
4 181 (7.87%) Manufacturing
5 162 (7.05%) Telecoms
6 123 (5.35%) Electronics
7 79 (3.44%) Legal
8 56 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 55 (2.39%) Advertising
10 39 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
11 32 (1.39%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.35%) Law
13 25 (1.09%) Back Office
13 25 (1.09%) Retail Banking
14 24 (1.04%) Publishing
15 20 (0.87%) General Ledger
16 19 (0.83%) Games
17 18 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.43%) Local Government
19 9 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 617 (26.84%) Developer
2 453 (19.70%) Analyst
3 180 (7.83%) Consultant
4 158 (6.87%) .NET Developer
5 138 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 128 (5.57%) Architect
7 124 (5.39%) SQL Developer
8 120 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 115 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 98 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 82 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
13 81 (3.52%) Senior Developer
14 68 (2.96%) IT Manager
15 67 (2.91%) Software Engineer
16 59 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
16 59 (2.57%) Test Analyst
17 58 (2.52%) Software Developer
18 56 (2.44%) Web Developer
19 55 (2.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (17.79%) .NET
2 287 (12.48%) HTML
3 272 (11.83%) CSS
4 212 (9.22%) ASP.NET
5 178 (7.74%) Web Services
6 174 (7.57%) jQuery
7 136 (5.92%) AngularJS
8 125 (5.44%) XML
9 122 (5.31%) HTML5
10 93 (4.05%) SOAP
11 90 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 89 (3.87%) .NET Framework
13 87 (3.78%) JSON
14 84 (3.65%) CSS3
15 74 (3.22%) REST
16 73 (3.18%) Spring
17 55 (2.39%) RESTful
17 55 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 54 (2.35%) WCF
19 52 (2.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 243 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 76 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 72 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 58 (2.52%) User Experience
6 51 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 45 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 37 (1.61%) iPad
11 34 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.44%) Mainframe
13 32 (1.39%) Fintech
13 32 (1.39%) PMI
14 23 (1.00%) Clustering
14 23 (1.00%) NHS
15 22 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 21 (0.91%) Life Science
17 18 (0.78%) Contactless
18 17 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 217 (9.44%) Windows
2 115 (5.00%) Unix
3 108 (4.70%) Linux
4 47 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.52%) Android
7 33 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 15 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
17 5 (0.22%) CentOS
17 5 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (15.01%) Business Intelligence
3 342 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 252 (10.96%) Scrum
5 250 (10.87%) Project Management
6 238 (10.35%) MVC
7 233 (10.13%) SDLC
8 208 (9.05%) TDD
9 205 (8.92%) ITIL
10 202 (8.79%) Risk Management
11 178 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 171 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 163 (7.09%) Software Engineering
14 148 (6.44%) Programme Management
15 141 (6.13%) Analytics
16 133 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
17 130 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
18 122 (5.31%) Waterfall
19 121 (5.26%) Business Analysis
20 119 (5.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 650 (28.27%) SQL
2 342 (14.88%) Java
3 339 (14.75%) C#
4 321 (13.96%) JavaScript
5 185 (8.05%) T-SQL
6 109 (4.74%) Python
7 107 (4.65%) PHP
8 87 (3.78%) C++
9 67 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 56 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 37 (1.61%) C
11 37 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.35%) Go
13 30 (1.30%) VBScript
14 27 (1.17%) Ruby
15 22 (0.96%) PROC SQL
15 22 (0.96%) SAS Macro
16 20 (0.87%) TypeScript
17 17 (0.74%) R
17 17 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 257 (11.18%) Degree
2 95 (4.13%) CISSP
3 69 (3.00%) ISEB
4 53 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (1.96%) CISA
7 44 (1.91%) CISM
7 44 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 41 (1.78%) ISTQB
9 36 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 35 (1.52%) CCNP
11 28 (1.22%) CIMA
12 21 (0.91%) CCIE
13 20 (0.87%) CRISC
13 20 (0.87%) Security Cleared
14 18 (0.78%) MCSE
15 17 (0.74%) CEH
16 15 (0.65%) ACCA
16 15 (0.65%) CCNA
16 15 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.13%) QA
2 42 (1.83%) SLA
3 38 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 36 (1.57%) PMO
5 29 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.48%) COBIT
8 11 (0.48%) GDPR
9 8 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.17%) MiFID
12 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.087%) COSO
13 2 (0.087%) IFRS
13 2 (0.087%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.087%) P3O
13 2 (0.087%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 58 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 25 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.04%) Docker
4 19 (0.83%) XenApp
5 9 (0.39%) vSphere
6 6 (0.26%) PowerHA
7 5 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.087%) HDFS
10 2 (0.087%) KVM
10 2 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.043%) NFS
11 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 60 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (2.22%) Puppet
3 49 (2.13%) Ansible
4 21 (0.91%) Mesos
5 17 (0.74%) FortiGate
6 13 (0.57%) SCOM
7 12 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.48%) Kibana
9 8 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.30%) Nagios
10 7 (0.30%) SCCM
11 6 (0.26%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.22%) CA Wily
12 5 (0.22%) EdgeSight
13 4 (0.17%) Control-M
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.13%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.13%) SCVMM
15 2 (0.087%) SCSM
Vendors
1 420 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 212 (9.22%) Oracle
3 181 (7.87%) SAP
4 78 (3.39%) Cisco
5 55 (2.39%) Google
5 55 (2.39%) IBM
6 48 (2.09%) VMware
7 42 (1.83%) Sage
8 37 (1.61%) Tableau
9 36 (1.57%) Cognizant
10 34 (1.48%) Citrix
11 30 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 29 (1.26%) HP
13 28 (1.22%) Teradata
14 23 (1.00%) PayPal
15 22 (0.96%) Zend
16 21 (0.91%) Cognos
16 21 (0.91%) Pegasus
17 17 (0.74%) Sitecore
18 16 (0.70%) F5
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: 6 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Market related
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
National Museums Liverpool
Salary: £21,534 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + 5% Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago