The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 630 384 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.29% 24.20% 22.24%
As % of the General category 68.70% 61.64% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 500 297 385
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
917 623 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.00% 39.26% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 725 481 696
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Finance Salary Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Finance
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +1 110 £50,000 - 22
Warrington +5 107 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Chester +2 99 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Wilmslow +13 53 £34,000 +0.74% 6
Crewe -4 30 £42,750 +0.58% 4
Macclesfield -10 24 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Nantwich -5 10 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Runcorn -3 1 £46,000 - 1
Widnes - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 207 (20.10%) SQL
2 174 (16.89%) Windows
3 162 (15.73%) .NET
4 153 (14.85%) Microsoft
5 151 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 140 (13.59%) SQL Server
8 133 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
9 128 (12.43%) Project Management
10 126 (12.23%) ITIL
10 126 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
11 121 (11.75%) C#
12 118 (11.46%) Retail
13 110 (10.68%) Banking
14 101 (9.81%) Oracle
15 93 (9.03%) JavaScript
16 90 (8.74%) Degree
17 83 (8.06%) Security Cleared
18 82 (7.96%) HTML
18 82 (7.96%) Java
19 81 (7.86%) PRINCE2
20 80 (7.77%) UNIX
21 77 (7.48%) Change Management
22 73 (7.09%) UML
23 72 (6.99%) MS Excel
23 72 (6.99%) SLA
24 71 (6.89%) ASP.NET
25 70 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
26 66 (6.41%) TDD
27 65 (6.31%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (6.12%) SAS
2 32 (3.11%) CICS
3 23 (2.23%) IIS
3 23 (2.23%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.14%) NServiceBus
5 21 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.87%) MS Project Server
9 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.39%) Apache
11 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 72 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.40%) MS Office
3 23 (2.23%) MS Project
4 18 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.19%) SPSS
9 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.17%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (1.07%) HFM
4 9 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (0.58%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.58%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.49%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 5 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
8 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.29%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.097%) Route 53
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
2 32 (3.11%) LAN
2 32 (3.11%) WAN
3 28 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.43%) SAN
5 23 (2.23%) Internet
6 22 (2.14%) Firewall
7 18 (1.75%) Network Security
8 17 (1.65%) SSL
9 15 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (1.36%) Wireless
10 14 (1.36%) HTTP
11 13 (1.26%) VPN
11 13 (1.26%) DNS
12 8 (0.78%) SMTP
13 7 (0.68%) NAS
14 6 (0.58%) Junos
15 5 (0.49%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.49%) LDAP
16 3 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 126 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.69%) DB2
5 33 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (1.75%) MySQL
8 18 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 16 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.55%) Big Data
10 15 (1.46%) Essbase
11 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.07%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 28 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.94%) Selenium
4 18 (1.75%) MSTest
5 17 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (1.65%) Moq
5 17 (1.65%) SpecFlow
5 17 (1.65%) NUnit
6 14 (1.36%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.07%) Subversion
7 11 (1.07%) JIRA
8 10 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.87%) Bower
9 9 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (0.68%) Introscope
10 7 (0.68%) Mockito
10 7 (0.68%) JUnit
10 7 (0.68%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 118 (11.46%) Retail
2 110 (10.68%) Banking
3 63 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 62 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.59%) Marketing
6 26 (2.52%) Back Office
6 26 (2.52%) Legal
7 19 (1.84%) Automotive
8 16 (1.55%) Advertising
9 15 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.87%) German Language
11 7 (0.68%) Law
12 6 (0.58%) Publishing
12 6 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Local Government
13 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.29%) French Language
14 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 258 (25.05%) Analyst
2 174 (16.89%) Developer
3 84 (8.16%) Consultant
4 70 (6.80%) Business Analyst
5 69 (6.70%) Project Manager
6 62 (6.02%) .NET Developer
7 58 (5.63%) Architect
8 51 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
9 46 (4.47%) Systems Analyst
10 39 (3.79%) Administrator
11 32 (3.11%) Software Developer
12 30 (2.91%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.72%) Designer
14 27 (2.62%) DBA
15 26 (2.52%) Service Manager
16 25 (2.43%) ASP.NET Developer
17 24 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
18 21 (2.04%) Test Analyst
18 21 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (15.73%) .NET
2 82 (7.96%) HTML
3 71 (6.89%) ASP.NET
4 61 (5.92%) CSS
5 55 (5.34%) Web Services
6 52 (5.05%) HTML5
7 45 (4.37%) jQuery
8 40 (3.88%) WCF
9 38 (3.69%) J2EE
9 38 (3.69%) Middleware
10 37 (3.59%) XML
10 37 (3.59%) .NET Framework
10 37 (3.59%) LINQ
11 31 (3.01%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (2.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (2.62%) WinForms
14 26 (2.52%) SOAP
14 26 (2.52%) AngularJS
15 24 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 50 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 37 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.62%) Credit Risk
6 26 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.23%) Economics
8 21 (2.04%) Statistics
9 18 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.65%) Social Network
10 17 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (1.65%) Clustering
10 17 (1.65%) User Experience
11 16 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 13 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.78%) Replication
14 8 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
14 8 (0.78%) Open Source
15 7 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.89%) Windows
2 80 (7.77%) UNIX
3 44 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (3.69%) Linux
6 23 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.46%) Windows 2000
9 13 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.97%) VMS
12 9 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.78%) AIX
14 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.39%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.29%) Solaris
16 3 (0.29%) zOS
16 3 (0.29%) MVS
17 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 128 (12.43%) Project Management
4 126 (12.23%) ITIL
5 81 (7.86%) PRINCE2
6 77 (7.48%) Change Management
7 73 (7.09%) UML
8 70 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 66 (6.41%) TDD
10 65 (6.31%) Risk Management
11 63 (6.12%) Service Delivery
12 58 (5.63%) Analytics
13 57 (5.53%) Business Analysis
14 56 (5.44%) Data Analysis
15 47 (4.56%) Scrum
15 47 (4.56%) Service Management
15 47 (4.56%) Data Modelling
16 46 (4.47%) Incident Management
17 45 (4.37%) Risk Analysis
17 45 (4.37%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 207 (20.10%) SQL
2 121 (11.75%) C#
3 93 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 82 (7.96%) Java
5 58 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.47%) VB
7 32 (3.11%) Perl
8 31 (3.01%) COBOL
9 25 (2.43%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.04%) Python
11 19 (1.84%) VBA
12 17 (1.65%) VBScript
13 14 (1.36%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.17%) C
14 12 (1.17%) PHP
15 11 (1.07%) C++
15 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.78%) Ruby
16 8 (0.78%) XPath
17 7 (0.68%) Ada
Qualifications
1 90 (8.74%) Degree
2 83 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 42 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.11%) ISEB
5 30 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.23%) CISSP
7 22 (2.14%) PMI Certification
8 17 (1.65%) PMP
9 15 (1.46%) MCITP
10 14 (1.36%) CCNA
10 14 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.26%) CISA
12 12 (1.17%) MCTS
12 12 (1.17%) CCA
12 12 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.17%) MCSE
13 10 (0.97%) MCP
13 10 (0.97%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.99%) SLA
2 15 (1.46%) QA
3 14 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.87%) COBIT
5 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.29%) COSO
8 1 (0.097%) BS25999
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.097%) P3O
System Software
1 43 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 15 (1.46%) XenApp
5 14 (1.36%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.87%) Snort
9 7 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.29%) LiteSpeed
11 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.19%) XenServer
13 1 (0.097%) RHEV
13 1 (0.097%) Samba
13 1 (0.097%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (1.75%) Foglight
2 17 (1.65%) Data Guard
3 13 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.78%) Nessus
6 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.58%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.49%) CA Endevor
8 5 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.39%) Puppet
9 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.19%) OpenView
11 2 (0.19%) Legato
12 1 (0.097%) Nagios
12 1 (0.097%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 153 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 101 (9.81%) Oracle
3 57 (5.53%) VMware
4 49 (4.76%) Fujitsu
5 36 (3.50%) Citrix
6 30 (2.91%) IBM
7 28 (2.72%) Hyperion
8 27 (2.62%) HP
8 27 (2.62%) Cisco
9 20 (1.94%) SAP
9 20 (1.94%) Twitter
10 18 (1.75%) Imperva
10 18 (1.75%) Facebook
10 18 (1.75%) Google
11 16 (1.55%) EMC
12 14 (1.36%) Informatica
13 13 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.26%) Teradata
14 12 (1.17%) Symantec
14 12 (1.17%) McAfee
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago