Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 82 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.35% 11.79% 14.17%
As % of the General category 55.03% 35.90% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 26
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +81.82% -15.38%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £72,500 £61,875
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 149 156 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.97% 32.84% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 91 127 46
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.45% -8.13%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,550 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +11 69 £40,000 -20.00% 26
County Londonderry +2 7 £67,500 +246.15%
County Tyrone +6 2 £32,000 -32.63%
County Armagh -3 2 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) SQL
3 17 (20.73%) Degree
4 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
5 12 (14.63%) Banking
6 11 (13.41%) Windows
6 11 (13.41%) Project Management
7 10 (12.20%) ITIL
7 10 (12.20%) .NET
7 10 (12.20%) Java
7 10 (12.20%) C#
7 10 (12.20%) Migration
8 9 (10.98%) Linux
8 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
9 8 (9.76%) SaaS
9 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
9 8 (9.76%) Service Management
10 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.54%) ERP
10 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle
10 7 (8.54%) Analytics
10 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.54%) Commercial Awareness
11 6 (7.32%) Presales
11 6 (7.32%) Fintech
11 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL

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 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.44%) CICS
5 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) SaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Office 365
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.66%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) VPN
3 2 (2.44%) FTP
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.44%) Skype
3 2 (2.44%) SMTP
3 2 (2.44%) SNA
3 2 (2.44%) SNMP
3 2 (2.44%) Telnet
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
4 1 (1.22%) PBX
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.66%) Power BI
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.44%) KDB
4 2 (2.44%) Kdb+
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) QlikView
4 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.22%) HSQLDB
5 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Mockito
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.63%) Banking
2 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.88%) Prime Brokerage
4 3 (3.66%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Front Office
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Developer
3 8 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Account Manager
4 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) ERP Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Facilities Manager
6 4 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.32%) J2EE
4 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.88%) HTML
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (4.88%) WCF
6 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.66%) Spring
7 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.44%) CSS
7 2 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (1.22%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.22%) Node.js
8 1 (1.22%) REST
8 1 (1.22%) Sass
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Fintech
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) Cyberattack
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Replication
6 2 (2.44%) CESG
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.44%) LPAR
6 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) Android
6 2 (2.44%) zOS
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.41%) Project Management
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 7 (8.54%) Analytics
5 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.54%) Commercial Awareness
5 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.54%) ERP
5 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security
6 6 (7.32%) Logistics
6 6 (7.32%) MVC
6 6 (7.32%) Presales
6 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.32%) TDD
7 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.10%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) C#
2 10 (12.20%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.10%) Python
5 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.44%) C
6 2 (2.44%) C++
6 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.44%) R
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) MCP
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.44%) CSSLP
3 2 (2.44%) HNC
3 2 (2.44%) HND
3 2 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MBA
4 1 (1.22%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSA
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) GDPR
3 2 (2.44%) GPG13
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.66%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.44%) Ansible
2 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix
3 3 (3.66%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.66%) MobileIron
3 3 (3.66%) Tableau
4 2 (2.44%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Remedy
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.22%) Apple
5 1 (1.22%) Avaya
5 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) Progress
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Reuters
5 1 (1.22%) Sage