Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 128 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.32% 10.29% 10.63%
As % of the General category 55.17% 29.66% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 73 21 14
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,400 £35,000 £18,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £54,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 232 118 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.33% 34.71% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 25
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +17.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,875 £56,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 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
County Antrim +8 104 £37,500 -6.25% 14
County Armagh - 7 £55,000 -
County Tyrone +4 2 £33,250 -33.50% 1
County Londonderry +2 1 £45,000 -21.74% 1
County Down - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (35.16%) Java
4 34 (26.56%) Python
5 32 (25.00%) Degree
6 31 (24.22%) .NET
7 27 (21.09%) SQL
7 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
8 26 (20.31%) Oracle
9 25 (19.53%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (17.97%) SDLC
11 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
11 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
11 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
12 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 19 (14.84%) Legal
13 19 (14.84%) Scrum
13 19 (14.84%) Computer Science
13 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
13 19 (14.84%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
14 18 (14.06%) Banking
14 18 (14.06%) C#
14 18 (14.06%) Linux
15 17 (13.28%) Puppet
16 16 (12.50%) TDD
17 15 (11.72%) UML
17 15 (11.72%) Cisco
17 15 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
18 14 (10.94%) Data Centre

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 13 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.56%) CICS
5 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.78%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.78%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.53%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.16%) PaaS
2 13 (10.16%) SaaS
3 12 (9.38%) iPaaS
3 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.69%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.69%) npm
6 2 (1.56%) Office 365
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.59%) SSH
2 11 (8.59%) VPN
3 8 (6.25%) Firewall
4 7 (5.47%) FTP
4 7 (5.47%) SMTP
4 7 (5.47%) SNMP
5 6 (4.69%) LAN
5 6 (4.69%) SAN
5 6 (4.69%) WAN
6 5 (3.91%) DHCP
6 5 (3.91%) DNS
6 5 (3.91%) HTTP
6 5 (3.91%) IP Telephony
6 5 (3.91%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.91%) LDAP
6 5 (3.91%) SSL
7 2 (1.56%) Network Security
7 2 (1.56%) SNA
7 2 (1.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.69%) Ingres
3 6 (4.69%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) KDB
5 3 (2.34%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.38%) Bitbucket
2 12 (9.38%) GitLab
3 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.59%) JIRA
3 11 (8.59%) Subversion
4 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.69%) Jasmine
5 6 (4.69%) JUnit
5 6 (4.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (4.69%) Mockito
5 6 (4.69%) Protractor
5 6 (4.69%) Robot Framework
6 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
2 19 (14.84%) Legal
3 18 (14.06%) Banking
4 11 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.59%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.59%) Prime Brokerage
5 9 (7.03%) Front Office
6 6 (4.69%) Retail
7 2 (1.56%) Billing
7 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Developer
2 13 (10.16%) Software Developer
3 12 (9.38%) Architect
3 12 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 11 (8.59%) Analyst
5 10 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Angular Developer
7 6 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Python Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (4.69%) Test Scripter
7 6 (4.69%) Test Specialist
8 5 (3.91%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.91%) Junior Network Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.22%) .NET
2 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
3 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.38%) HTML
4 12 (9.38%) Node.js
5 7 (5.47%) CSS
6 6 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.69%) HTML5
6 6 (4.69%) Ionic Framework
6 6 (4.69%) Java EE
6 6 (4.69%) JMS
6 6 (4.69%) LESS
6 6 (4.69%) React Native
6 6 (4.69%) RESTful
6 6 (4.69%) Sass
6 6 (4.69%) SOAP
7 5 (3.91%) jQuery
8 3 (2.34%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.94%) Data Centre
4 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.38%) Fintech
5 12 (9.38%) User Experience
6 11 (8.59%) Mobile App
7 10 (7.81%) Credit Derivative
7 10 (7.81%) Derivative
8 8 (6.25%) Public Cloud
8 8 (6.25%) Virtual Team
9 7 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (2.34%) Equities
11 2 (1.56%) FMCG
11 2 (1.56%) LPAR
11 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Linux
2 14 (10.94%) Unix
3 8 (6.25%) Android
3 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
4 5 (3.91%) Debian
4 5 (3.91%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.91%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) zOS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
3 23 (17.97%) SDLC
4 21 (16.41%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.84%) Scrum
6 16 (12.50%) TDD
7 15 (11.72%) UML
8 14 (10.94%) Data Migration
8 14 (10.94%) Migration
9 13 (10.16%) BDD
9 13 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.16%) Microservices
10 12 (9.38%) ArchiMate
10 12 (9.38%) DevOps
10 12 (9.38%) Kanban
10 12 (9.38%) Open Source
10 12 (9.38%) Open Source Development
10 12 (9.38%) Software Architecture
10 12 (9.38%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.16%) Java
2 34 (26.56%) Python
3 27 (21.09%) SQL
4 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (14.06%) C#
6 13 (10.16%) C++
6 13 (10.16%) Ruby
7 12 (9.38%) PHP
8 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.47%) C
9 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.69%) Groovy
10 6 (4.69%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.91%) Perl
11 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (25.00%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.59%) ISEB
4 11 (8.59%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.47%) CCNA
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.69%) CCNP
7 5 (3.91%) HNC
7 5 (3.91%) HND
8 2 (1.56%) CISA
8 2 (1.56%) CISM
8 2 (1.56%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCA
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) MCITP
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) Docker
3 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.91%) NFS
5 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) Puppet
2 13 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.38%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.91%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.31%) Oracle
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco
4 13 (10.16%) VMware
5 11 (8.59%) HP
6 7 (5.47%) Google
6 7 (5.47%) IBM
7 6 (4.69%) Symantec
8 5 (3.91%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.91%) EMC
8 5 (3.91%) NetApp
8 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.91%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.13%) SAP
10 3 (2.34%) Juniper
10 3 (2.34%) Sencha
11 1 (0.78%) Ariba
11 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.78%) CommVault
11 1 (0.78%) Sage