Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 31 71 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.57% 12.72% 11.41%
As % of the General category 35.63% 41.28% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 59 43
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,375 £33,700 £24,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £68,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 87 172 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.85% 30.82% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 115 132
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £34,100 £27,800 £26,025
90th Percentile £75,750 £69,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 -2 30 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 14 (45.16%) SQL
1 14 (45.16%) Fintech
2 11 (35.48%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Analytics
5 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
6 6 (19.35%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 5 (16.13%) QA
8 4 (12.90%) Physics
8 4 (12.90%) React
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematical Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (9.68%) Data Science
9 3 (9.68%) C
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) Banking
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum

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 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Datadog
2 1 (3.23%) GCP
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) NUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Front Office
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.13%) C++ Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) React
2 3 (9.68%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.23%) COM
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) Drools
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Fintech
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
3 7 (22.58%) Analytics
3 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Physics
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Data Science
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
7 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.45%) API Design
8 2 (6.45%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
2 1 (3.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Progress
3 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat