Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 23 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 89 33 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.32% 10.25% 13.89%
As % of the General category 20.46% 25.38% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 62
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,250 £34,350
25th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.83% +20.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £54,750 £72,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £92,500 £64,875
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 435 130 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.34% 40.37% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 239 83 195
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% +1.85% +2.86%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +2 83 £41,500 -26.22% 26
County Armagh - 2 £30,000 - 1
County Londonderry - 2 £22,500 -
County Tyrone - 2 £50,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Business Analysis
3 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
4 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (22.47%) Manufacturing
5 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
6 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
7 18 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (20.22%) Legal
8 17 (19.10%) Project Management
9 16 (17.98%) Law
9 16 (17.98%) SaaS
9 16 (17.98%) PMO
10 15 (16.85%) Case Management
10 15 (16.85%) Data Privacy
10 15 (16.85%) AAT
10 15 (16.85%) Migration
10 15 (16.85%) B2B
11 14 (15.73%) Java
12 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
12 12 (13.48%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (13.48%) Workshop Facilitation
13 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.11%) Business Development
13 9 (10.11%) Banking
14 8 (8.99%) Systems Analysis
14 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
14 8 (8.99%) Python
14 8 (8.99%) Project Governance
14 8 (8.99%) Line Management

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 (1.12%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) SaaS
2 4 (4.49%) Azure
3 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) GCP
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.12%) AWS
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) DHCP
2 2 (2.25%) DNS
2 2 (2.25%) VLAN
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
1 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) KDB
3 2 (2.25%) Kdb+
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket Server
2 3 (3.37%) Clang
2 3 (3.37%) CMake
2 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.37%) JUnit
2 3 (3.37%) Valgrind
3 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.47%) Manufacturing
2 18 (20.22%) Legal
3 16 (17.98%) Law
4 9 (10.11%) Banking
5 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.62%) International Banking
7 4 (4.49%) Retail
7 4 (4.49%) Social Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Analyst
1 27 (30.34%) Business Analyst
2 15 (16.85%) Developer
3 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Business Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Node.js
2 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.37%) CSS
2 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
2 3 (3.37%) Sass
2 3 (3.37%) WebSockets
3 2 (2.25%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) Ajax
4 1 (1.12%) FpML
4 1 (1.12%) J2EE
4 1 (1.12%) Kafka
4 1 (1.12%) React
4 1 (1.12%) REST
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Equities
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Business Analysis
3 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.35%) Mentoring
5 18 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (19.10%) Project Management
7 15 (16.85%) B2B
7 15 (16.85%) Case Management
7 15 (16.85%) Data Privacy
7 15 (16.85%) Migration
8 12 (13.48%) Target Operating Model
8 12 (13.48%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (10.11%) Business Development
9 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.99%) Critical Success Factor
10 8 (8.99%) Fintech
10 8 (8.99%) Line Management
10 8 (8.99%) Project Governance
10 8 (8.99%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (6.74%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) Java
2 8 (8.99%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) Go
4 3 (3.37%) C++
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.25%) Lua
5 2 (2.25%) SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) AAT
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PMP
4 1 (1.12%) CISA
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
4 1 (1.12%) PhD
4 1 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.98%) PMO
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) GDPR
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) NIST
3 1 (1.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Informatica
4 2 (2.25%) Solace
4 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.12%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian