Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 19 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 39 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 18.93% 11.68% 16.56%
As % of the General category 37.50% 48.48% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 25
Preston median annual salary £32,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.67% +10.29% -7.80%
10th Percentile £17,500 £26,825 £20,500
90th Percentile £43,375 £52,500 £43,750
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -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 104 66 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 50.49% 24.09% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 63 61
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,900 £21,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £48,750 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 10 (25.64%) C#
1 10 (25.64%) Change Management
1 10 (25.64%) People Management
2 9 (23.08%) Process Management
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
3 8 (20.51%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (20.51%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (15.38%) Budget Control
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (12.82%) ISEB
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) B2B
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Management Information System

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.26%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Officer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Report Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) Smart Meter
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Change Management
1 10 (25.64%) People Management
2 9 (23.08%) Process Management
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
3 8 (20.51%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (20.51%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (15.38%) Budget Control
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) B2B
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Release Management
6 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C#
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) C
6 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ACCA
4 1 (2.56%) CIMA
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Avaya
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) Google