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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 481 418 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.76% 24.66% 20.74%
As % of the General category 61.04% 60.76% 62.04%
Number of salaries quoted 337 275 260
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,750 £62,500
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
788 688 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.47% 40.59% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 538 465 453
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Warrington +7 98 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Knutsford 0 96 £50,000 - 11
Crewe -1 57 £37,500 +30.43% 16
Wilmslow 0 32 £42,000 +12.00%
Chester -6 25 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Macclesfield -10 18 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Sandbach - 7 - -
Northwich +4 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Nantwich -3 1 £50,000 +127.27%
Runcorn - 1 £26,500 - 1
Daresbury - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 233 (22.62%) Windows
2 196 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (16.70%) Microsoft
4 167 (16.21%) Financial Institution
5 153 (14.85%) SQL
6 146 (14.17%) .NET
6 146 (14.17%) SQL Server
7 136 (13.20%) UNIX
7 136 (13.20%) MS Excel
7 136 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 136 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
8 130 (12.62%) Risk Management
9 124 (12.04%) ITIL
10 121 (11.75%) Project Management
11 113 (10.97%) C#
12 96 (9.32%) Banking
12 96 (9.32%) Retail
13 94 (9.13%) Oracle
14 91 (8.83%) Service Delivery
15 86 (8.35%) Degree
16 80 (7.77%) ISEB
17 79 (7.67%) HTML
17 79 (7.67%) Java
18 74 (7.18%) Information Security
19 70 (6.80%) ASP.NET
20 68 (6.60%) Web Services
21 66 (6.41%) PRINCE2
22 65 (6.31%) CSS
22 65 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
23 64 (6.21%) Customer Engagement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.04%) IIS
3 19 (1.84%) NServiceBus
4 17 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.17%) SAS
6 11 (1.07%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.68%) CICS
7 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.68%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.49%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.29%) JBoss
9 3 (0.29%) Apache
9 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 136 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.79%) MS Office
3 23 (2.23%) MS Project
4 20 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (1.65%) SAP FI
3 17 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (1.65%) SAP CO
4 16 (1.55%) Dynamics GP
5 15 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (1.07%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
12 3 (0.29%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.29%) HFM
12 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.78%) SaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.21%) Wireless
2 49 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 40 (3.88%) Firewall
4 33 (3.20%) LAN
4 33 (3.20%) WAN
5 25 (2.43%) Internet
6 23 (2.23%) Network Security
7 21 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (1.94%) SAN
9 17 (1.65%) HTTP
10 15 (1.46%) DNS
10 15 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (1.36%) MPLS
11 14 (1.36%) OSPF
11 14 (1.36%) BGP
12 12 (1.17%) SSL
13 10 (0.97%) NetScreen
13 10 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.84%) DB2
9 15 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 14 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.26%) OLAP
12 12 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (1.17%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.97%) Relational Database
14 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 44 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (3.01%) Selenium
4 19 (1.84%) SpecFlow
5 17 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 16 (1.55%) NUnit
7 10 (0.97%) Subversion
8 8 (0.78%) MSTest
8 8 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.58%) Moq
10 5 (0.49%) JIRA
10 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.49%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.29%) ProC
12 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 167 (16.21%) Financial Institution
2 96 (9.32%) Banking
2 96 (9.32%) Retail
3 37 (3.59%) General Ledger
4 28 (2.72%) Legal
5 26 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.52%) Marketing
6 17 (1.65%) Back Office
7 13 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Advertising
12 5 (0.49%) Games
13 3 (0.29%) Law
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
14 2 (0.19%) International Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 207 (20.10%) Analyst
2 144 (13.98%) Developer
3 80 (7.77%) Project Manager
4 69 (6.70%) Consultant
5 63 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 60 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 59 (5.73%) Security Engineer
8 57 (5.53%) DBA
9 44 (4.27%) Administrator
10 43 (4.17%) Architect
11 37 (3.59%) Systems Analyst
12 36 (3.50%) Designer
13 34 (3.30%) Security Analyst
13 34 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
14 29 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (2.52%) Support Engineer
15 26 (2.52%) Business Systems Analyst
16 25 (2.43%) Service Manager
17 24 (2.33%) Test Manager
18 21 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (14.17%) .NET
2 79 (7.67%) HTML
3 70 (6.80%) ASP.NET
4 68 (6.60%) Web Services
5 65 (6.31%) CSS
6 54 (5.24%) Middleware
7 49 (4.76%) jQuery
8 44 (4.27%) HTML5
9 38 (3.69%) WCF
10 33 (3.20%) XML
11 29 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (2.72%) .NET Framework
13 27 (2.62%) JSON
14 26 (2.52%) CSS3
14 26 (2.52%) AngularJS
14 26 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (2.43%) Castle Windsor
16 21 (2.04%) SOAP
17 20 (1.94%) Ajax
18 19 (1.84%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.24%) Mainframe
4 34 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.11%) Clustering
6 28 (2.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 28 (2.72%) User Experience
7 25 (2.43%) Tandem
8 24 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.04%) Statistics
10 16 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.55%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.55%) Replication
11 14 (1.36%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.07%) Economics
12 11 (1.07%) Life Science
13 10 (0.97%) Open Source
14 8 (0.78%) PKI
14 8 (0.78%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 233 (22.62%) Windows
2 136 (13.20%) UNIX
3 58 (5.63%) Linux
4 32 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.87%) AIX
9 7 (0.68%) Android
10 6 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.39%) VMS
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.19%) zOS
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 130 (12.62%) Risk Management
4 124 (12.04%) ITIL
5 121 (11.75%) Project Management
6 91 (8.83%) Service Delivery
7 74 (7.18%) Information Security
8 66 (6.41%) PRINCE2
9 64 (6.21%) Customer Engagement
10 63 (6.12%) Scrum
11 62 (6.02%) Change Management
12 58 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
12 58 (5.63%) Problem Management
13 55 (5.34%) TDD
14 53 (5.15%) Business Analysis
15 45 (4.37%) UML
15 45 (4.37%) Mentoring
16 44 (4.27%) Service Management
17 42 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
18 40 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (14.85%) SQL
2 113 (10.97%) C#
3 79 (7.67%) Java
4 64 (6.21%) T-SQL
5 51 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 37 (3.59%) VB
7 23 (2.23%) C
8 22 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.84%) VB.NET
9 19 (1.84%) PHP
10 15 (1.46%) Perl
10 15 (1.46%) C++
11 14 (1.36%) Objective-C
12 9 (0.87%) JCL
12 9 (0.87%) VBScript
13 8 (0.78%) VBA
14 7 (0.68%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.68%) COBOL
15 5 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (8.35%) Degree
2 80 (7.77%) ISEB
3 34 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.04%) CISSP
8 20 (1.94%) CCNP
8 20 (1.94%) MCITP
9 17 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (1.36%) CISM
10 14 (1.36%) ISTQB
11 13 (1.26%) MCSE
12 12 (1.17%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.07%) CCIE
14 10 (0.97%) CCSE
15 9 (0.87%) MCDBA
15 9 (0.87%) PMP
16 7 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.05%) SLA
2 39 (3.79%) QA
3 35 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 14 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.58%) COBIT
7 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.23%) VMware ESX
4 20 (1.94%) Snort
5 19 (1.84%) XenApp
6 14 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.58%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (1.65%) Data Guard
2 14 (1.36%) Foglight
2 14 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (0.58%) Nessus
3 6 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.097%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.097%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 172 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.13%) Oracle
3 62 (6.02%) Cisco
3 62 (6.02%) VMware
4 46 (4.47%) IBM
4 46 (4.47%) SAP
5 35 (3.40%) Citrix
6 34 (3.30%) HP
6 34 (3.30%) Teradata
7 32 (3.11%) Splunk
8 31 (3.01%) EMC
9 26 (2.52%) Sourcefire
10 25 (2.43%) Juniper
11 22 (2.14%) NetApp
12 17 (1.65%) Sage
13 16 (1.55%) Symantec
13 16 (1.55%) Hyperion
13 16 (1.55%) IronPort
14 15 (1.46%) F5
14 15 (1.46%) JD Edwards
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