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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1366 1092 1269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.99% 19.41% 19.91%
As % of the General category 49.96% 50.42% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 963 890 1036
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 2734 2166 2450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.01% 38.50% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 1773 1936
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 £64,400
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 23 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 23 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 -4 753 £47,500 +5.55% 106
Cheshire 0 414 £45,000 +8.43% 62
Merseyside +3 122 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Lancashire -6 45 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cumbria +2 7 - - 1
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 780 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (28.51%) SQL
3 468 (20.34%) SQL Server
4 418 (18.17%) Microsoft
5 411 (17.86%) .NET
6 352 (15.30%) Banking
7 348 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
8 344 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 342 (14.86%) Java
10 341 (14.82%) C#
11 326 (14.17%) JavaScript
12 289 (12.56%) HTML
13 274 (11.91%) CSS
14 269 (11.69%) Retail
15 256 (11.13%) Degree
16 253 (11.00%) Scrum
17 252 (10.95%) Project Management
18 244 (10.60%) MVC
19 241 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
20 233 (10.13%) SDLC
21 217 (9.43%) Windows
22 214 (9.30%) Marketing
23 213 (9.26%) ASP.NET
24 212 (9.21%) Oracle
25 209 (9.08%) TDD
26 206 (8.95%) ITIL
27 203 (8.82%) Risk Management
28 186 (8.08%) T-SQL
29 183 (7.95%) SAP
30 182 (7.91%) 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 57 (2.48%) SAS
2 43 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 29 (1.26%) IIS
6 26 (1.13%) CMS
6 26 (1.13%) 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 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (0.48%) 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 (3.43%) 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%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.22%) SPSS
9 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.043%) GIMP
10 1 (0.043%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.043%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.043%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 125 (5.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
8 21 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (0.91%) Sage 200
9 20 (0.87%) SAP CO
9 20 (0.87%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
10 18 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
11 17 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
14 14 (0.61%) Sage X3
15 13 (0.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 132 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 108 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 25 (1.09%) Office 365
4 25 (1.09%) SaaS
5 18 (0.78%) IaaS
6 16 (0.70%) PaaS
7 13 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.17%) Yammer
10 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.087%) Mavenlink
12 1 (0.043%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.043%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.043%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.043%) Boomi
12 1 (0.043%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.043%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.52%) Firewall
2 43 (1.87%) Network Security
3 37 (1.61%) LAN
3 37 (1.61%) WAN
4 29 (1.26%) 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 17 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (0.74%) VoIP
10 16 (0.70%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.70%) MPLS
10 16 (0.70%) OSPF
10 16 (0.70%) VPN
11 15 (0.65%) BGP
11 15 (0.65%) EIGRP
11 15 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 176 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
5 109 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (3.74%) Big Data
7 71 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 64 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 60 (2.61%) MySQL
10 51 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (1.91%) MongoDB
12 42 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.65%) Oracle Database
14 35 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 33 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
16 30 (1.30%) 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 77 (3.35%) Selenium
2 73 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 63 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (2.69%) JIRA
5 54 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 41 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 41 (1.78%) Visual Studio
7 38 (1.65%) MSTest
7 38 (1.65%) NUnit
8 32 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 31 (1.35%) Subversion
10 25 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 22 (0.96%) ProC
12 21 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
13 18 (0.78%) JUnit
13 18 (0.78%) SonarQube
14 16 (0.70%) Maven
15 14 (0.61%) Selenium IDE
16 13 (0.56%) Jasmine
General
1 352 (15.30%) Banking
2 269 (11.69%) Retail
3 214 (9.30%) Marketing
4 182 (7.91%) Manufacturing
5 163 (7.08%) Telecoms
6 125 (5.43%) Electronics
7 81 (3.52%) Legal
8 57 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 55 (2.39%) Advertising
10 40 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
11 32 (1.39%) Investment Banking
11 32 (1.39%) Law
12 26 (1.13%) Back Office
12 26 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 23 (1.00%) Publishing
14 20 (0.87%) General Ledger
15 18 (0.78%) Games
15 18 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.43%) Local Government
17 8 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 624 (27.12%) Developer
2 452 (19.64%) Analyst
3 176 (7.65%) Consultant
4 159 (6.91%) .NET Developer
5 138 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 127 (5.52%) Architect
7 126 (5.48%) SQL Developer
8 120 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 116 (5.04%) Business Analyst
10 98 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 88 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 83 (3.61%) SQL Server Developer
13 82 (3.56%) Senior Developer
14 69 (3.00%) IT Manager
15 67 (2.91%) Software Engineer
16 59 (2.56%) Test Analyst
17 58 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
17 58 (2.52%) Software Developer
18 56 (2.43%) Web Developer
19 55 (2.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (17.86%) .NET
2 289 (12.56%) HTML
3 274 (11.91%) CSS
4 213 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 176 (7.65%) Web Services
6 170 (7.39%) jQuery
7 134 (5.82%) AngularJS
8 124 (5.39%) HTML5
8 124 (5.39%) XML
9 97 (4.22%) SOAP
10 94 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 86 (3.74%) .NET Framework
11 86 (3.74%) CSS3
11 86 (3.74%) JSON
12 78 (3.39%) REST
13 73 (3.17%) Spring
14 55 (2.39%) RESTful
14 55 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 53 (2.30%) WCF
16 52 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 241 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 76 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 72 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 58 (2.52%) User Experience
6 52 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 45 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (1.74%) Virtual Team
10 36 (1.56%) iPad
11 34 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.43%) Fintech
13 32 (1.39%) Mainframe
13 32 (1.39%) PMI
14 24 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 23 (1.00%) Clustering
15 23 (1.00%) NHS
16 21 (0.91%) Life Science
17 19 (0.83%) Contactless
18 17 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 217 (9.43%) Windows
2 117 (5.08%) Unix
3 108 (4.69%) Linux
4 46 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 35 (1.52%) Android
7 33 (1.43%) 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
1 780 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
3 344 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 253 (11.00%) Scrum
5 252 (10.95%) Project Management
6 244 (10.60%) MVC
7 233 (10.13%) SDLC
8 209 (9.08%) TDD
9 206 (8.95%) ITIL
10 203 (8.82%) Risk Management
11 175 (7.61%) E-Commerce
12 173 (7.52%) Test Automation
13 164 (7.13%) Software Engineering
14 151 (6.56%) Programme Management
15 141 (6.13%) Analytics
16 134 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
17 132 (5.74%) Digital Marketing
18 122 (5.30%) Business Analysis
18 122 (5.30%) Waterfall
19 120 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 656 (28.51%) SQL
2 342 (14.86%) Java
3 341 (14.82%) C#
4 326 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 186 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 110 (4.78%) PHP
7 109 (4.74%) Python
8 87 (3.78%) C++
9 66 (2.87%) PL/SQL
10 56 (2.43%) 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 19 (0.83%) VB
18 17 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 256 (11.13%) Degree
2 94 (4.09%) CISSP
3 72 (3.13%) ISEB
4 52 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.91%) CISA
6 44 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 43 (1.87%) CISM
8 41 (1.78%) ISTQB
9 37 (1.61%) PMI Certification
10 34 (1.48%) 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 93 (4.04%) QA
2 42 (1.83%) SLA
3 39 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 37 (1.61%) PMO
5 28 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.78%) 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/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.087%) P3O
13 2 (0.087%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.043%) ISO 22301
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 (0.56%) SCOM
7 12 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.48%) Kibana
9 8 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.35%) 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
1 418 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 212 (9.21%) Oracle
3 183 (7.95%) SAP
4 77 (3.35%) Cisco
5 56 (2.43%) IBM
6 55 (2.39%) Google
7 48 (2.09%) VMware
8 40 (1.74%) Sage
9 38 (1.65%) Tableau
10 37 (1.61%) Cognizant
11 34 (1.48%) Citrix
12 30 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 29 (1.26%) HP
13 29 (1.26%) Teradata
14 24 (1.04%) Zend
15 23 (1.00%) PayPal
16 21 (0.91%) Cognos
17 20 (0.87%) Pegasus
18 17 (0.74%) Sitecore
19 16 (0.70%) F5
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Car finance 247
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: £90,000 per annum
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Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
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Liverpool, Merseyside
National Museums Liverpool
Salary: £21,534 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £65k + 5% Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 2 days ago