Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 27 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 12.39% 16.19% 17.78%
As % of the General category 42.86% 34.48% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 38
Preston median annual salary £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £19,394 £17,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £46,750 £53,750
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £35,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.63% +6.67%

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 Preston with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 63 116 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 28.90% 46.96% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 59
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18,000 £22,300 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £49,250 £53,750
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Preston

Finance
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Finance in Preston

Finance
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Preston over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 Preston region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (55.56%) Retail
1 15 (55.56%) Smart Meter
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (40.74%) Process Management
4 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 5 (18.52%) Smart Energy
6 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (14.81%) HP ALM
7 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (14.81%) Remedy
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) ISEB
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (11.11%) Back Office
8 3 (11.11%) pSOS
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) PMO Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Smart Meter
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Smart Energy
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) Taxonomies
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Process Management
2 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ACCA
3 1 (3.70%) CIMA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Northgate