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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 40 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.94% 11.61% 22.46%
As % of the General category 65.57% 51.43% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 16
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,250 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 61 35 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 31.94% 22.58% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 23
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Finance in Northern Ireland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +6 30 £37,500 - 9
County Armagh - 6 £55,000 - 1
County Tyrone - 2 £40,000 -
County Down -2 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 28 (35.90%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) Test Automation
3 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (24.36%) SDLC
5 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) QA
7 17 (21.79%) Banking
8 16 (20.51%) JIRA
8 16 (20.51%) Cisco
8 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (19.23%) Degree
9 15 (19.23%) Derivative
9 15 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.95%) Manual Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
10 14 (17.95%) BDD
10 14 (17.95%) Credit Derivative
11 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 13 (16.67%) ISEB
11 13 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
12 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.10%) ITIL
14 10 (12.82%) VMware
15 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
15 9 (11.54%) LAN
15 9 (11.54%) WAN

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 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) LAN
1 9 (11.54%) WAN
2 7 (8.97%) VPN
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) Network Security
5 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) JIRA
2 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.13%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 17 (21.79%) Banking
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.13%) Prime Brokerage
5 3 (3.85%) Front Office
5 3 (3.85%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Developer
2 11 (14.10%) Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Designer
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Java Architect
5 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Finance Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) SAP CO Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.85%) WCF
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) jQuery
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.28%) JSON
6 1 (1.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.28%) STL
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.23%) Derivative
2 15 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (17.95%) Credit Derivative
4 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.97%) Fintech
4 7 (8.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (8.97%) Public Cloud
5 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Robotics
8 1 (1.28%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Test Automation
2 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) SDLC
3 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 14 (17.95%) BDD
5 14 (17.95%) Manual Testing
5 14 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL
8 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (7.69%) ITSM
10 6 (7.69%) Service Design
10 6 (7.69%) Service Management
11 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
11 5 (6.41%) Presales
11 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) ISEB
2 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.69%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) CCNP
4 3 (3.85%) CISSP
4 3 (3.85%) HNC
4 3 (3.85%) HND
4 3 (3.85%) MBA
4 3 (3.85%) MCDST
4 3 (3.85%) MCITP
4 3 (3.85%) MCP
4 3 (3.85%) MCSA
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.85%) PMP
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) CCSA
5 2 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) KVM
2 2 (2.56%) oVirt
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.51%) Cisco
3 10 (12.82%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) Google
5 6 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.85%) Remedy
6 3 (3.85%) Reuters
6 3 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) Juniper
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle
7 2 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.28%) Ariba
8 1 (1.28%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Sage
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