Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 31 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 36 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.74% 6.51% 14.32%
As % of the General category 26.04% 25.71% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 46
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14% +1.82%

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 96 140 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.72% 25.32% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 83 95
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,800 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 +13 24 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Fintech
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) User Experience
4 7 (28.00%) React
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
5 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (24.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) API Design
6 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (20.00%) Data Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Sass
6 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (16.00%) Physics
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle

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 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) React
2 5 (20.00%) REST
2 5 (20.00%) Sass
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) COM
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) Django
5 1 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.00%) Derivative
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Equities
4 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Fintech
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Analytics
5 5 (20.00%) API Design
5 5 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (16.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CFA
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) MiFID
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (8.00%) Charles River
2 2 (8.00%) Reuters
3 1 (4.00%) HP