Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 10 21
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 35 77 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.26% 14.05% 10.59%
As % of the General category 33.98% 42.54% 36.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 40
10th Percentile £33,650 £36,800 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £68,875 £57,500 £51,563
90th Percentile £77,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +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 103 181 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.25% 33.03% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 65 118 148
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,125 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,125 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £69,100 £60,375 £57,000
UK median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 33 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 15 (42.86%) Java
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) C++
4 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) Fintech
5 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.86%) C
6 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 7 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (20.00%) Analytics
6 7 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 7 (20.00%) Data Science
7 6 (17.14%) Decision-Making
7 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (17.14%) PMO
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Banking
8 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 4 (11.43%) Jenkins

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 (2.86%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Actimize
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) AWS
2 2 (5.71%) GCP
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) BGP
1 1 (2.86%) DMZ
1 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
1 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.43%) PMO Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Senior PMO
3 4 (11.43%) Senior PMO Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Application Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.57%) REST
1 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) EJB
3 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.86%) FpML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) JDBC
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Struts
3 1 (2.86%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (5.71%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Fintech
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
3 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
4 7 (20.00%) Analytics
4 7 (20.00%) Data Science
4 7 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Decision-Making
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Dependency Management
7 3 (8.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) C++
4 8 (22.86%) C
5 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Dart
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PMO
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) CommVault
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Progress
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Veeam