Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 76 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.28% 18.90% 12.97%
As % of the General category 48.41% 54.96% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 45 47
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,750 £26,800
90th Percentile £56,625 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 157 131 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.24% 34.38% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 137
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,800 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,125 £69,500 £63,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 73 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Newry - 3 £27,500 - 1
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) Java
3 25 (32.89%) Degree
4 22 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (27.63%) C#
6 20 (26.32%) .NET
7 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.37%) Banking
8 11 (14.47%) Python
9 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.84%) ETL
10 9 (11.84%) MVC
10 9 (11.84%) OO
10 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.84%) Web Development
10 9 (11.84%) Information Management
10 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (11.84%) Analytics
11 8 (10.53%) Alteryx
11 8 (10.53%) Tableau
11 8 (10.53%) Data Quality
11 8 (10.53%) Data Analytics
11 8 (10.53%) Forensic Accounting
11 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
11 8 (10.53%) R
11 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (10.53%) Coaching
11 8 (10.53%) Power BI
11 8 (10.53%) Power Platform

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 (10.53%) SAS
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Power BI
1 8 (10.53%) Text Mining
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) DataStage
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) DecisionStream
4 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.21%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
General
1 17 (22.37%) Banking
2 8 (10.53%) General Ledger
2 8 (10.53%) Legal
3 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Software Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Forensic Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Trainee
10 2 (2.63%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
2 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
3 7 (9.21%) Spring
3 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.95%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) HTML5
4 3 (3.95%) Java EE
5 1 (1.32%) EJB
5 1 (1.32%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.32%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.32%) JDBC
5 1 (1.32%) JMS
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Derivative
3 5 (6.58%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.26%) Equities
4 4 (5.26%) Fintech
5 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.95%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (11.84%) Analytics
4 9 (11.84%) ETL
4 9 (11.84%) Information Management
4 9 (11.84%) MVC
4 9 (11.84%) OO
4 9 (11.84%) Web Development
5 8 (10.53%) Coaching
5 8 (10.53%) Data Analytics
5 8 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (10.53%) Forensic Accounting
5 8 (10.53%) Quantitative Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 7 (9.21%) SDLC
6 7 (9.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) Java
3 21 (27.63%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) R
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Scala
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Alteryx
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
1 8 (10.53%) Tableau
2 1 (1.32%) Cognos
2 1 (1.32%) HP
2 1 (1.32%) IBM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP