Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 15 5
Rank change year-on-year -18 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 61 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.47% 14.66% 27.10%
As % of the General category 26.09% 38.85% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 60
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,150 £20,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 138 157 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.82% 37.74% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 82 93 99
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,775 £20,500 £26,200
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -25 29 £40,000 - 13
Newry - 2 - -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 9 (25.00%) SQL
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 8 (22.22%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 5 (13.89%) Billing
4 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
4 5 (13.89%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (13.89%) QA
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.89%) Project Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 4 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) Derivative
6 3 (8.33%) Retail

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) DataStage
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) DecisionStream
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Billing
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Consultant
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) SAP Utilities Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.56%) JMS
2 2 (5.56%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) EJB
3 1 (2.78%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) JAX-WS
3 1 (2.78%) JDBC
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Derivative
3 3 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.56%) Equities
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Analytics
2 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
2 5 (13.89%) Project Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Fintech
4 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) SDLC
4 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.56%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Java 8
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.78%) Avature
5 1 (2.78%) BT
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) PayPal
5 1 (2.78%) Talend
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) Workday