Period
to

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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 242 68 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 28.30% 9.81% 9.39%
As % of the General category 40.33% 18.09% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 49 10
10th Percentile £33,760 £31,950 £25,450
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,750 -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 600 376 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 70.18% 54.26% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 222 205 86
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £28,125
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year - +8.57% -0.57%
75th Percentile £58,750 £77,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £82,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +33 235 £52,500 +14.75% 13
County Down -6 3 £67,500 - 1
County Armagh +8 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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.

1 136 (56.20%) Problem-Solving
2 131 (54.13%) Agile
2 131 (54.13%) Software Engineering
3 125 (51.65%) Derivative
4 124 (51.24%) Degree
4 124 (51.24%) Risk Management
5 111 (45.87%) SQL
6 93 (38.43%) Computer Science
7 82 (33.88%) Java
8 73 (30.17%) GCP
9 68 (28.10%) Python
10 65 (26.86%) AWS
11 61 (25.21%) Mathematics
11 61 (25.21%) .NET
12 60 (24.79%) Kubernetes
13 59 (24.38%) Spring Boot
13 59 (24.38%) Microservices
13 59 (24.38%) .NET Core
14 58 (23.97%) Test Automation
15 56 (23.14%) Linux
16 46 (19.01%) Coaching
17 42 (17.36%) C#
17 42 (17.36%) Analytics
18 41 (16.94%) Computer Science Degree
19 40 (16.53%) Self-Motivation
19 40 (16.53%) Data Visualisation
19 40 (16.53%) Visualisation
19 40 (16.53%) Google
20 39 (16.12%) OO
21 38 (15.70%) Low Latency

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 19 (7.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.41%) JBoss
2 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.83%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.83%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.41%) Actimize
2 1 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 73 (30.17%) GCP
2 65 (26.86%) AWS
3 4 (1.65%) Azure
3 4 (1.65%) Basecamp
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (1.65%) SaaS
4 3 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.24%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.24%) Snowflake
5 2 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.83%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.41%) Serverless
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) DHCP
1 2 (0.83%) DNS
1 2 (0.83%) FTP
1 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
1 2 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) Big Data
2 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.24%) Power BI
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.83%) Tableau
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) Delta Lake
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) Ingres
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) JIRA
2 18 (7.44%) Selenium
3 17 (7.02%) Postman
4 3 (1.24%) GitLab
5 2 (0.83%) JUnit
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) ANTLR
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.41%) Maven
6 1 (0.41%) Mockito
6 1 (0.41%) Robot Framework
General
1 34 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (12.81%) Social Skills
3 21 (8.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 19 (7.85%) Legal
5 7 (2.89%) Banking
6 6 (2.48%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (32.23%) Graduate
2 71 (29.34%) Software Engineer
3 33 (13.64%) Developer
4 21 (8.68%) C# Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Software Engineering Graduate
5 19 (7.85%) Software Testing Engineer
5 19 (7.85%) Testing Engineer
6 15 (6.20%) Analyst
7 6 (2.48%) Data Analyst
8 5 (2.07%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.07%) Java Developer
8 5 (2.07%) Scrum Master
9 4 (1.65%) Data Engineer
9 4 (1.65%) IT Engineer
9 4 (1.65%) Project Manager
9 4 (1.65%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (1.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (1.24%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (1.24%) Support Engineer
10 3 (1.24%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.21%) .NET
2 59 (24.38%) .NET Core
2 59 (24.38%) Spring Boot
3 38 (15.70%) Kafka
4 23 (9.50%) Spring
5 4 (1.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.24%) REST
7 2 (0.83%) Django
7 2 (0.83%) HTML
7 2 (0.83%) OAuth
7 2 (0.83%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.83%) OpenID
7 2 (0.83%) SAML
7 2 (0.83%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) HATEOAS
8 1 (0.41%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.41%) Pandas
8 1 (0.41%) Smart Contracts
8 1 (0.41%) Swagger
8 1 (0.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 125 (51.65%) Derivative
2 40 (16.53%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (15.70%) Cloud Native
4 21 (8.68%) Blockchain
5 17 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.89%) User Experience
7 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
8 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
8 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.14%) Linux
2 30 (12.40%) Windows
3 25 (10.33%) Unix
4 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) CentOS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (56.20%) Problem-Solving
2 131 (54.13%) Agile
2 131 (54.13%) Software Engineering
3 124 (51.24%) Risk Management
4 93 (38.43%) Computer Science
5 61 (25.21%) Mathematics
6 59 (24.38%) Microservices
7 58 (23.97%) Test Automation
8 46 (19.01%) Coaching
9 42 (17.36%) Analytics
10 40 (16.53%) Data Visualisation
10 40 (16.53%) Visualisation
11 39 (16.12%) OO
12 38 (15.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 38 (15.70%) Critical Thinking
12 38 (15.70%) Low Latency
12 38 (15.70%) Mentoring
13 36 (14.88%) Software Testing
14 26 (10.74%) DevOps
14 26 (10.74%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 111 (45.87%) SQL
2 82 (33.88%) Java
3 68 (28.10%) Python
4 42 (17.36%) C#
5 22 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 20 (8.26%) C
7 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) Bash
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.41%) ES6
9 1 (0.41%) Haskell
9 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) R
9 1 (0.41%) Rust
9 1 (0.41%) Solidity
9 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (51.24%) Degree
2 41 (16.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.83%) AAT
3 2 (0.83%) ACCA
3 2 (0.83%) CCNA
3 2 (0.83%) CIMA
3 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (9.50%) Docker
2 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.83%) Squid
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 60 (24.79%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.24%) Ansible
3 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (16.53%) Google
2 19 (7.85%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.31%) Oracle
5 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.24%) SAP
6 3 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (0.83%) Advent
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco
7 2 (0.83%) CrowdStrike
7 2 (0.83%) F5
7 2 (0.83%) IFS
7 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.83%) Zscaler
8 1 (0.41%) Capita
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix
8 1 (0.41%) Databricks
8 1 (0.41%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.41%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com