Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 26 8
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 15.81% 8.61% 21.74%
As % of the General category 30.63% 32.86% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 32
Preston median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.47% -12.26% +10.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,300 £20,625
90th Percentile £42,500 £43,250 £51,750
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +4.00%

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 111 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 51.63% 26.22% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 91 66 59
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.87% -12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £52,750
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (35.29%) Process Management
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Retail
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (14.71%) C#
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) B2B
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.76%) People Management
7 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Decision-Making
7 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.82%) Release Management
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Manager
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Development Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Report Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) BBC
5 1 (2.94%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.94%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Process Management
2 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) B2B
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
5 4 (11.76%) People Management
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Decision-Making
6 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) GCIH
2 1 (2.94%) GIAC
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Cognos
2 2 (5.88%) Capita
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) IBM