Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 109 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.85% 9.35% 8.78%
As % of the General category 50.70% 25.78% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 20 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.59% +8.82% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,000 £20,200
90th Percentile £54,375 £72,750 £71,500
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 215 128 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.05% 36.26% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 106 99 29
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £24,625 £21,650 £29,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £66,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +8 91 £39,000 -13.33% 24
County Londonderry +2 3 £45,000 +130.77% 2
County Tyrone +7 2 £32,000 -36.00%
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.36%) Python
3 32 (29.36%) .NET
4 30 (27.52%) Degree
5 27 (24.77%) Java
6 26 (23.85%) Oracle
7 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
8 20 (18.35%) Legal
9 19 (17.43%) Scrum
9 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
9 19 (17.43%) AngularJS
9 19 (17.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
10 18 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (16.51%) SQL
11 17 (15.60%) C#
11 17 (15.60%) Linux
11 17 (15.60%) Puppet
12 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
12 16 (14.68%) SaaS
12 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
12 16 (14.68%) Migration
12 16 (14.68%) TDD
12 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
13 15 (13.76%) Banking
13 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
13 15 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (13.76%) Docker
13 15 (13.76%) Microservices

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 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.01%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (11.01%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.83%) CICS
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (14.68%) SaaS
3 14 (12.84%) PaaS
4 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (11.01%) iPaaS
6 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
6 6 (5.50%) npm
7 5 (4.59%) Office 365
8 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.83%) IaaS
9 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.09%) SSH
3 9 (8.26%) VPN
4 7 (6.42%) FTP
4 7 (6.42%) SMTP
4 7 (6.42%) SNMP
5 6 (5.50%) Firewall
5 6 (5.50%) SAN
6 5 (4.59%) DHCP
6 5 (4.59%) DNS
6 5 (4.59%) HTTP
6 5 (4.59%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.59%) SSL
7 4 (3.67%) LAN
7 4 (3.67%) WAN
8 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.83%) Network Security
9 2 (1.83%) Skype
9 2 (1.83%) SNA
9 2 (1.83%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Ingres
2 6 (5.50%) MySQL
2 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.83%) KDB
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.01%) Bitbucket
2 12 (11.01%) GitLab
3 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.09%) Subversion
4 6 (5.50%) Jasmine
4 6 (5.50%) JUnit
4 6 (5.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (5.50%) Mockito
4 6 (5.50%) Protractor
4 6 (5.50%) Robot Framework
5 2 (1.83%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.35%) Legal
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
2 15 (13.76%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.34%) Investment Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Prime Brokerage
4 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.59%) Front Office
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Developer
2 13 (11.93%) Architect
2 13 (11.93%) Technical Architect
3 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Account Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Angular Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Python Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Software Test Specialist
5 6 (5.50%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (5.50%) Test Scripter
5 6 (5.50%) Test Specialist
6 5 (4.59%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.59%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Technical Leader
6 5 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.36%) .NET
2 19 (17.43%) AngularJS
3 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET
4 12 (11.01%) Node.js
5 10 (9.17%) HTML
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (6.42%) CSS
8 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.50%) HTML5
8 6 (5.50%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (5.50%) Java EE
8 6 (5.50%) JMS
8 6 (5.50%) LESS
8 6 (5.50%) React Native
8 6 (5.50%) RESTful
8 6 (5.50%) Sass
8 6 (5.50%) SOAP
9 5 (4.59%) LDAP
10 4 (3.67%) WCF
11 3 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.84%) Fintech
3 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
3 12 (11.01%) User Experience
4 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.67%) Replication
7 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.83%) Equities
8 2 (1.83%) FMCG
8 2 (1.83%) LPAR
8 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.92%) Derivative
9 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Linux
2 14 (12.84%) Unix
3 8 (7.34%) Windows
4 6 (5.50%) Android
4 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.59%) Debian
5 5 (4.59%) Solaris
6 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.83%) zOS
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Scrum
3 16 (14.68%) Migration
3 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
3 16 (14.68%) TDD
3 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
4 15 (13.76%) Microservices
4 15 (13.76%) SDLC
5 14 (12.84%) Data Migration
5 14 (12.84%) Project Management
6 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.01%) ArchiMate
7 12 (11.01%) CRM
7 12 (11.01%) Data Security
7 12 (11.01%) DevOps
7 12 (11.01%) Kanban
7 12 (11.01%) Open Source
7 12 (11.01%) SOA
7 12 (11.01%) Software Architecture
7 12 (11.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) Python
2 27 (24.77%) Java
3 18 (16.51%) SQL
4 17 (15.60%) C#
5 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.93%) C++
6 13 (11.93%) Ruby
7 12 (11.01%) PHP
8 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.42%) C
9 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.50%) Groovy
10 6 (5.50%) TypeScript
11 5 (4.59%) Perl
12 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (27.52%) Degree
2 19 (17.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.59%) CCNA
4 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.59%) HNC
4 5 (4.59%) HND
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.83%) CISSP
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) CISA
7 1 (0.92%) CISM
7 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.92%) MCITP
7 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.92%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) GDPR
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.76%) Docker
2 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.59%) NFS
4 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Puppet
2 15 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (11.01%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.59%) Nagios
5 3 (2.75%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.75%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.85%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) HP
4 7 (6.42%) Cisco
4 7 (6.42%) IBM
5 5 (4.59%) 3PAR
5 5 (4.59%) EMC
5 5 (4.59%) NetApp
5 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.67%) Symantec
6 4 (3.67%) VMware
7 3 (2.75%) SAP
7 3 (2.75%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.83%) Juniper
9 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix
9 1 (0.92%) CommVault
9 1 (0.92%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.92%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.92%) Sage