The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 426 361 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.09% 18.71% 16.32%
As % of the General category 56.13% 60.47% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 274 251 264
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
759 597 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.14% 30.95% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 514 442 520
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Finance
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 87 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Chester +14 75 £40,000 - 11
Crewe -1 44 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Macclesfield +34 31 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Nantwich +5 29 £22,000 -
Wilmslow +19 26 £37,500 +22.95%
Knutsford +1 26 £50,000 +12.35% 41
Northwich -6 4 £25,250 -8.18%
Runcorn -6 2 £51,000 +13.33%
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 155 (19.70%) SQL
2 132 (16.77%) Retail
3 130 (16.52%) Windows
4 124 (15.76%) UNIX
5 114 (14.49%) Oracle
6 108 (13.72%) Project Management
7 107 (13.60%) Telecoms
8 90 (11.44%) .NET
9 87 (11.05%) Linux
10 84 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 84 (10.67%) Security Cleared
11 82 (10.42%) Middleware
11 82 (10.42%) Banking
12 77 (9.78%) ITIL
13 76 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 75 (9.53%) SQL Server
15 74 (9.40%) TCP/IP
16 73 (9.28%) Cisco
16 73 (9.28%) Fujitsu
17 70 (8.89%) C#
18 68 (8.64%) Degree
19 67 (8.51%) SSL
20 63 (8.01%) Java
21 61 (7.75%) Firewall
21 61 (7.75%) WebSphere
22 60 (7.62%) Change Management
22 60 (7.62%) WAN
23 59 (7.50%) LAN
23 59 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
24 55 (6.99%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 61 (7.75%) WebSphere
2 34 (4.32%) SAS
3 18 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.03%) WebLogic
5 15 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (1.78%) IIS
7 13 (1.65%) CMS
8 11 (1.40%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 11 (1.40%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.27%) Gentran
10 9 (1.14%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.64%) WordPress
13 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.51%) Apache
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.18%) MS Office
3 14 (1.78%) MS Project
4 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (6.23%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (2.03%) BASE24
4 14 (1.78%) HFM
5 11 (1.40%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 11 (1.40%) TIBCO iProcess
5 11 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (1.27%) SAP CO
6 10 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (1.27%) SAP FI
6 10 (1.27%) SAP HR
6 10 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
7 9 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.38%) Magento
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.25%) Exstream
10 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.13%) Route 53
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.40%) TCP/IP
2 67 (8.51%) SSL
3 61 (7.75%) Firewall
4 60 (7.62%) WAN
5 59 (7.50%) LAN
6 38 (4.83%) OSPF
6 38 (4.83%) BGP
6 38 (4.83%) EIGRP
7 37 (4.70%) HTTP
8 35 (4.45%) DNS
9 30 (3.81%) SMTP
10 29 (3.68%) LDAP
10 29 (3.68%) IGRP
11 28 (3.56%) Internet
12 27 (3.43%) TACACS
13 22 (2.80%) SAN
13 22 (2.80%) Network Security
13 22 (2.80%) VLAN
14 20 (2.54%) Q.931
14 20 (2.54%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (5.84%) Oracle Database
4 45 (5.72%) Essbase
5 40 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 36 (4.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 33 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.92%) Oracle Exadata
11 22 (2.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 21 (2.67%) MySQL
13 15 (1.91%) Relational Database
14 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (1.27%) OLTP
18 9 (1.14%) Data Mining
18 9 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
19 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.02%) MSI
3 8 (1.02%) JIRA
4 7 (0.89%) Selenium
4 7 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.76%) JMeter
5 6 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 6 (0.76%) WinRunner
5 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.64%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (0.64%) ERwin
6 5 (0.64%) JUnit
6 5 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.64%) SilkPerformer
6 5 (0.64%) Maven
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.51%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.38%) JDeveloper
General
1 132 (16.77%) Retail
2 107 (13.60%) Telecoms
3 82 (10.42%) Banking
4 23 (2.92%) Financial Institution
5 18 (2.29%) Marketing
6 17 (2.16%) Back Office
7 9 (1.14%) Legal
8 8 (1.02%) Automotive
9 7 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.76%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Publishing
12 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (19.57%) Analyst
2 91 (11.56%) Developer
3 64 (8.13%) Administrator
4 62 (7.88%) Business Analyst
4 62 (7.88%) Consultant
5 50 (6.35%) Network Engineer
6 49 (6.23%) Project Manager
7 40 (5.08%) DBA
7 40 (5.08%) Architect
8 31 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
9 29 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 27 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
11 25 (3.18%) Firewall Engineer
12 21 (2.67%) Oracle Consultant
13 20 (2.54%) Strategy Analyst
14 19 (2.41%) Programme Manager
14 19 (2.41%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.16%) Systems Administrator
16 16 (2.03%) .NET Developer
16 16 (2.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.44%) .NET
2 82 (10.42%) Middleware
3 48 (6.10%) HTML
4 45 (5.72%) SOAP
5 39 (4.96%) Web Services
6 37 (4.70%) ASP.NET
7 26 (3.30%) CSS
8 23 (2.92%) XML
9 20 (2.54%) J2EE
10 19 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
11 18 (2.29%) WCF
12 16 (2.03%) Java EE
12 16 (2.03%) HTML5
13 15 (1.91%) .NET Framework
13 15 (1.91%) Spring
14 14 (1.78%) jQuery
15 13 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (1.65%) Hibernate
15 13 (1.65%) Ajax
16 12 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.45%) Management Information System
2 29 (3.68%) Mainframe
3 21 (2.67%) Oracle Exalytics
4 17 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (1.65%) Streaming Video
7 12 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.02%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.89%) Open Source
9 7 (0.89%) Statistics
9 7 (0.89%) GIS
10 6 (0.76%) Firmware
11 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.51%) Replication
12 4 (0.51%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.51%) SecurID
12 4 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 130 (16.52%) Windows
2 124 (15.76%) UNIX
3 87 (11.05%) Linux
4 34 (4.32%) AIX
5 22 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.29%) Solaris
8 16 (2.03%) Windows XP
9 14 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.02%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.76%) zOS
13 4 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.38%) Android
14 3 (0.38%) MVS
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (13.72%) Project Management
2 77 (9.78%) ITIL
3 76 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (7.62%) Change Management
5 59 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 55 (6.99%) PRINCE2
7 54 (6.86%) Business Analysis
8 49 (6.23%) UML
9 44 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (4.57%) Software Engineering
12 35 (4.45%) Data Analysis
13 33 (4.19%) Risk Management
14 32 (4.07%) BPMN
14 32 (4.07%) Problem Management
14 32 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (3.94%) ETL
15 31 (3.94%) Capacity Management
16 29 (3.68%) SOA
16 29 (3.68%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (19.70%) SQL
2 70 (8.89%) C#
3 63 (8.01%) Java
4 43 (5.46%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.96%) Shell Script
6 34 (4.32%) T-SQL
7 30 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 26 (3.30%) VB.NET
9 18 (2.29%) PHP
10 17 (2.16%) VB
11 16 (2.03%) Perl
12 11 (1.40%) C++
13 10 (1.27%) ABAP
14 9 (1.14%) JCL
14 9 (1.14%) Python
15 7 (0.89%) VBA
16 6 (0.76%) Golang
17 4 (0.51%) VBScript
17 4 (0.51%) PHP5
18 3 (0.38%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 84 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.64%) Degree
3 53 (6.73%) ISEB
4 43 (5.46%) SC Cleared
5 34 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.43%) CCNP
7 23 (2.92%) CCNA
8 21 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (2.16%) MCSE
10 13 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.65%) MCP
11 12 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.40%) PMP
12 11 (1.40%) PMI Certification
13 10 (1.27%) CCA
14 8 (1.02%) MCSA
14 8 (1.02%) MCITP
15 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.64%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.81%) SLA
2 21 (2.67%) QA
3 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.64%) COBIT
5 3 (0.38%) COSO
5 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.56%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (3.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (1.02%) XenApp
6 6 (0.76%) Snort
7 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (4.45%) CiscoWorks
2 27 (3.43%) HP NNM
3 15 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (1.65%) Tivoli
5 10 (1.27%) OpenView
5 10 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.76%) Nessus
6 6 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.64%) SCCM
8 4 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.51%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.25%) Puppet
10 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.13%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 114 (14.49%) Oracle
2 84 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 73 (9.28%) Cisco
3 73 (9.28%) Fujitsu
4 48 (6.10%) Hyperion
5 43 (5.46%) HP
6 38 (4.83%) Juniper
7 36 (4.57%) F5
8 31 (3.94%) VMware
9 19 (2.41%) CheckPoint
9 19 (2.41%) IBM
10 17 (2.16%) EMC
10 17 (2.16%) Citrix
11 15 (1.91%) Google
11 15 (1.91%) SAP
12 14 (1.78%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.40%) Informatica
13 11 (1.40%) Symantec
14 10 (1.27%) JBoss
14 10 (1.27%) Brocade
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £35000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent salary
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
LSG
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits bonus, healhcare,
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago