Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 87 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.71% 18.24% 15.14%
As % of the General category 55.41% 51.88% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51 55 32
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +40.85% +9.23%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £65,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +3.77% +0.95%

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 157 160 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.38% 35.16% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 85 118 60
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.45% +5.00%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 0 77 £42,500 -15.00% 28
County Londonderry -1 5 £67,500 +246.15%
County Armagh -3 2 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.14%) Windows
3 20 (22.99%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) ITIL
4 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
6 14 (16.09%) Oracle
6 14 (16.09%) Java
6 14 (16.09%) MS Exchange
7 13 (14.94%) VPN
7 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
7 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
7 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.94%) ITIL V3
8 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (13.79%) Linux
8 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (13.79%) MCP
9 11 (12.64%) MCSA
9 11 (12.64%) LAN
9 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
9 11 (12.64%) Remedy
9 11 (12.64%) MCDST
9 11 (12.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (12.64%) Migration
9 11 (12.64%) Network Security
10 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007

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 14 (16.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) Documentum
7 1 (1.15%) Drupal
7 1 (1.15%) FileNet
7 1 (1.15%) Liferay
7 1 (1.15%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.15%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.15%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.05%) SaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
3 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.15%) G Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) VPN
2 11 (12.64%) LAN
2 11 (12.64%) Network Security
2 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.60%) Intranet
5 3 (3.45%) Firewall
5 3 (3.45%) Internet
5 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.30%) Skype
7 1 (1.15%) PBX
7 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.45%) Blockchain
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) Power BI
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.30%) KDB
6 2 (2.30%) Kdb+
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.30%) QlikView
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQLite
7 1 (1.15%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.45%) JUnit
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Ant
4 1 (1.15%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) gulp
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) Mockito
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 9 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) ERP Business Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) IT Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.60%) Administrator
6 4 (4.60%) Architect
6 4 (4.60%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Facilities Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) J2EE
1 6 (6.90%) Spring
2 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.60%) .NET
3 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) Java EE
4 3 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) HTML5
5 2 (2.30%) Node.js
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.15%) LESS
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) Sass
6 1 (1.15%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (1.15%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.49%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.75%) Cyberattack
5 5 (5.75%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.45%) CESG
7 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.45%) Derivative
7 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.45%) NHS
7 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.30%) Equities
8 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.15%) PDA
9 1 (1.15%) PKI
9 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
2 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 6 (6.90%) Unix
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) ITIL
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 13 (14.94%) ITIL V3
4 11 (12.64%) Migration
5 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.34%) Analytics
6 9 (10.34%) DevOps
6 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.34%) Service Management
6 9 (10.34%) TDD
7 8 (9.20%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.05%) Presales
9 6 (6.90%) Change Management
9 6 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
9 6 (6.90%) Logistics
9 6 (6.90%) Process Management
9 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) Python
4 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (2.30%) C
7 2 (2.30%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.30%) R
7 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) Java 8
8 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) MCP
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (12.64%) MCDST
2 11 (12.64%) MCSA
3 10 (11.49%) Degree
3 10 (11.49%) MCITP
4 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CISSP
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.15%) CSSLP
6 1 (1.15%) MBA
6 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) GDPR
2 3 (3.45%) GPG13
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (2.30%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (11.49%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (4.60%) Ansible
2 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.60%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.15%) logstash
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) Remedy
4 10 (11.49%) Apple
4 10 (11.49%) Bloomberg
4 10 (11.49%) Cisco
4 10 (11.49%) Dell
4 10 (11.49%) HP
4 10 (11.49%) Reuters
5 3 (3.45%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) Tableau
6 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.30%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.30%) Xerox
7 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.15%) FatWire
7 1 (1.15%) OpenText
7 1 (1.15%) Solace
7 1 (1.15%) VMware