Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 30 7
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 46 52 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.22% 8.21% 19.80%
As % of the General category 33.33% 32.91% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 52
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,850 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 138 158 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.66% 24.96% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 111 96
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.65% -12.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,270
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.28% +2.54%

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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 +4 34 £51,250 +28.13% 16
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Newry -2 1 £50,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (21.74%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C#
4 9 (19.57%) Banking
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
5 8 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (17.39%) .NET
5 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
6 7 (15.22%) REST
6 7 (15.22%) Business Transformation
6 7 (15.22%) Data Conversion
6 7 (15.22%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (15.22%) Workshop Facilitation
6 7 (15.22%) Fintech
6 7 (15.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
6 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
6 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) React
7 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (13.04%) QA
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) User Experience
8 5 (10.87%) Line Management

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) SAP CO
1 7 (15.22%) SAP FI
1 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (15.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) AWS
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) SAP CO Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) SAP FI Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Management Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) React
4 4 (8.70%) Sass
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) Node.js
5 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Commons
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) COM
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) WF
6 2 (4.35%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.35%) Derivative
4 2 (4.35%) Equities
4 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 2 (4.35%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.39%) Process Improvement
3 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.22%) Business Transformation
4 7 (15.22%) Data Conversion
4 7 (15.22%) Fintech
4 7 (15.22%) SAP Implementation
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.22%) Workshop Facilitation
5 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Line Management
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) CFA
3 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) HNC
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) PMO
3 2 (4.35%) MiFID
4 1 (2.17%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.35%) Charles River
4 2 (4.35%) Reuters
5 1 (2.17%) HP