Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 22 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Finance 75 27 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.30% 8.16% 6.46%
As % of the General category 18.66% 17.42% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 57 13 25
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,350 £29,150
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
75th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,500 " £69,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +7.14%

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 402 155 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.22% 46.83% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 218 71 134
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,188 £31,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £77,500 £58,125 £63,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -11 65 £45,000 - 19
County Down - 4 - -
County Tyrone - 3 £45,000 -
County Armagh - 2 £47,500 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 (37.33%) Project Management
2 21 (28.00%) PMO
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.00%) SQL
5 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 15 (20.00%) Degree
6 14 (18.67%) .NET
6 14 (18.67%) Fintech
7 12 (16.00%) Oracle
7 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (14.67%) Java
8 11 (14.67%) Manufacturing
9 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 9 (12.00%) C#
10 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.00%) Workshop Facilitation
10 9 (12.00%) Analytics
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
10 9 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (10.67%) Line Management
11 8 (10.67%) SaaS
11 8 (10.67%) Portfolio Management
11 8 (10.67%) Decision-Making
11 8 (10.67%) Social Skills
11 8 (10.67%) Banking
11 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
12 7 (9.33%) Python
12 7 (9.33%) Retail
12 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation

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 (2.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Appian
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
2 6 (8.00%) AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.33%) Serverless
4 3 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure
5 1 (1.33%) GCP
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.33%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SMS
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MySQL
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon Athena
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon QuickSight
2 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) KDB
4 2 (2.67%) Kdb+
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) Power BI
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) Bitbucket Server
2 3 (4.00%) Clang
2 3 (4.00%) CMake
2 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Valgrind
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
2 8 (10.67%) Social Skills
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Legal
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (4.00%) Publishing
7 2 (2.67%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Software Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Project Manager
4 15 (20.00%) Analyst
5 14 (18.67%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Angular Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.33%) ERP Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) ERP Support
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.33%) React
2 7 (9.33%) REST
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (6.67%) Sass
4 4 (5.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 4 (5.33%) GraphQL
4 4 (5.33%) Spring
4 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 3 (4.00%) WebSockets
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.67%) Middleware
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.33%) Kafka
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.67%) User Experience
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.00%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
1 3 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Project Management
2 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 14 (18.67%) Fintech
5 9 (12.00%) Analytics
5 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.00%) SDLC
5 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
5 9 (12.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 8 (10.67%) Decision-Making
6 8 (10.67%) Line Management
6 8 (10.67%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (9.33%) Dependency Management
7 7 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.00%) Business Development
8 6 (8.00%) Microservices
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (14.67%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) C#
4 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 5 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) Lua
10 1 (1.33%) Go
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.33%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) PMO
2 4 (5.33%) GDPR
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Terraform
2 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.67%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Informatica
3 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.67%) Solace
3 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.33%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) iManage
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) UiPath