Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 5 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 61 120 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.77% 26.37% 10.64%
As % of the General category 49.19% 53.81% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 23
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £72,250
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% - +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 124 223 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.02% 49.01% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 100 88
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,825 £63,125
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 58 £40,000 +11.11% 33
County Londonderry - 1 £77,500 - 2
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 17 (27.87%) Oracle
5 15 (24.59%) Service Delivery
6 14 (22.95%) ITIL
7 13 (21.31%) Linux
7 13 (21.31%) Java
7 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
7 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
8 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (19.67%) LAN
8 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
8 12 (19.67%) VPN
8 12 (19.67%) MCP
8 12 (19.67%) MCSA
8 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.67%) Network Security
8 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
9 11 (18.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (18.03%) MCDST
9 11 (18.03%) MCITP
9 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
9 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (18.03%) ServiceCenter
9 11 (18.03%) Reuters
9 11 (18.03%) Bloomberg

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 11 (18.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.64%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) Documentum
3 1 (1.64%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) FileNet
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Liferay
3 1 (1.64%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.64%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) G Suite
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) LAN
1 12 (19.67%) Network Security
1 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (19.67%) VPN
2 11 (18.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Intranet
3 2 (3.28%) Skype
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) Big Data
7 2 (3.28%) Blockchain
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.64%) SQLite
8 1 (1.64%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (1.64%) gulp
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 8 (13.11%) Banking
1 8 (13.11%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) DBA
4 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) QA Leader
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
1 5 (8.20%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) HTML5
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (4.92%) Spring
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.28%) Kafka
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) COM
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) Dojo
5 1 (1.64%) JDBC
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (18.03%) Blackberry
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Derivative
4 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.28%) Equities
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) CESG
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
3 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.20%) Unix
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Service Delivery
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Incident Management
4 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
5 8 (13.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) Process Management
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) OO
8 4 (6.56%) OOD
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.92%) ERP
9 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.84%) C#
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Java 8
7 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) MCP
1 12 (19.67%) MCSA
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.03%) MCDST
2 11 (18.03%) MCITP
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.64%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) GPG13
4 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (18.03%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (4.92%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.28%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) logstash
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (27.87%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Apple
3 11 (18.03%) Bloomberg
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
3 11 (18.03%) Dell
3 11 (18.03%) HP
3 11 (18.03%) Remedy
3 11 (18.03%) Reuters
4 2 (3.28%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) FatWire
5 1 (1.64%) OpenText
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Sencha
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) Solace
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Xerox