Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 33 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 14.04% 12.14% 22.62%
As % of the General category 32.67% 31.48% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 34
Preston median annual salary £32,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% -19.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18,800 £27,313 £26,625
90th Percentile £43,250 £38,750 £53,750
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% -15.63% +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 101 108 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 42.98% 38.57% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 52
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -13.33%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £53,750
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00% +7.14%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Preston

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 20 (60.61%) Process Management
1 20 (60.61%) Smart Meter
2 19 (57.58%) Retail
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.15%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
8 4 (12.12%) Coaching
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (12.12%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.12%) ISEB
8 4 (12.12%) Remedy
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.12%) Back Office
8 4 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (12.12%) HP ALM

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 (15.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (57.58%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Performance Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Access Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Smart Meter
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.09%) Smart Energy
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) BBC
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Process Management
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 6 (18.18%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Coaching
6 4 (12.12%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ACCA
4 1 (3.03%) CIMA
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) GCIH
4 1 (3.03%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Tableau
4 1 (3.03%) Capita