Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 20 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 80 69 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.89% 10.92% 23.78%
As % of the General category 43.96% 33.82% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 62 42 70
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -13.51%
10th Percentile £34,350 £25,300 £28,850
90th Percentile £67,250 £58,750 £56,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 182 204 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 31.60% 32.28% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 119 136 126
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 6 months to 24 January 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 24 January 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 +10 67 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Newry -3 4 £50,000 +81.82% 1
County Tyrone - 1 £25,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 30 (37.50%) Java
2 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 22 (27.50%) HTML
3 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
4 21 (26.25%) Oracle
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
7 17 (21.25%) jQuery
8 16 (20.00%) Degree
9 15 (18.75%) C#
9 15 (18.75%) SAP
10 14 (17.50%) REST
11 12 (15.00%) QA
11 12 (15.00%) .NET
11 12 (15.00%) OO
11 12 (15.00%) CSS
12 11 (13.75%) Linux
12 11 (13.75%) ETL
12 11 (13.75%) Java EE
12 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
12 11 (13.75%) JSON
12 11 (13.75%) Banking
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.50%) Front End Development
13 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.50%) Analytics
13 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (12.50%) HTML5

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 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.25%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.00%) DB2
3 7 (8.75%) OLAP
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 7 (8.75%) Pentaho
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.75%) Star Schema
3 7 (8.75%) Sybase ASE
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) Power BI
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) Big Data
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Mockito
2 1 (1.25%) NUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) TestNG
General
1 11 (13.75%) Banking
2 9 (11.25%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Billing
3 6 (7.50%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Consultant
2 12 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Angular Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Database Developer
5 7 (8.75%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) SAP Utilities Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
1 22 (27.50%) HTML
2 17 (21.25%) jQuery
3 14 (17.50%) REST
4 12 (15.00%) .NET
4 12 (15.00%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) Java EE
5 11 (13.75%) JSON
6 10 (12.50%) HTML5
6 10 (12.50%) JDBC
6 10 (12.50%) JSP
6 10 (12.50%) Servlets
7 8 (10.00%) Spring
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.00%) WCF
9 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.75%) WinForms
10 2 (2.50%) Web Services
10 2 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) PMI
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) OO
3 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (13.75%) ETL
4 10 (12.50%) Analytics
4 10 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 10 (12.50%) OOP
5 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.50%) Line Management
7 6 (7.50%) SDLC
8 5 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 5 (6.25%) DevOps
8 5 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (6.25%) Project Delivery
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 8 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) ABAP
9 1 (1.25%) Java 8
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.50%) CISM
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CISA
4 1 (1.25%) CRISC
4 1 (1.25%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) SANS
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) NIST
3 1 (1.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) QRadar
1 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 15 (18.75%) SAP
3 8 (10.00%) IBM
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.00%) Sybase
4 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.25%) Qualys
5 1 (1.25%) Symantec