Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 41 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 16.73% 17.90% 15.15%
As % of the General category 35.34% 63.08% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 30
Preston median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
10th Percentile £17,500 £27,500 £24,238
90th Percentile £49,250 £53,750 £43,750
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.25% +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 116 65 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 47.35% 28.38% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 85
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% -9.38% +12.68%
10th Percentile £22,300 £22,375 £24,175
90th Percentile £50,875 £53,750 £47,300
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Preston region with a requirement for Finance.

1 21 (51.22%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) Degree
3 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
4 16 (39.02%) .NET
4 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
5 12 (29.27%) Project Management
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Web Development
6 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) Change Management
8 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (19.51%) People Management
9 7 (17.07%) Budget Control
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (17.07%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (17.07%) Process Management
9 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (17.07%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (17.07%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
10 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
10 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (12.20%) Power BI
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 5 (12.20%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Leader
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Support Officer
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
1 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
2 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (12.20%) SOAP
3 5 (12.20%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) Flash
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 11 (26.83%) MVC
2 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (26.83%) Web Development
3 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) People Management
5 7 (17.07%) Budget Control
5 7 (17.07%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.07%) Process Management
5 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.07%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (17.07%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) High Availability
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ACCA
4 1 (2.44%) CIMA
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Avaya
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) IBM