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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 605 345 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.58% 19.93% 21.15%
As % of the General category 66.34% 60.10% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 537 262 351
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,600 £59,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
912 574 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.60% 33.16% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 788 453 619
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £52,500 £60,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Warrington +17 100 £41,250 +1.85% 10
Knutsford +1 95 £50,000 - 2
Wilmslow +4 61 £40,000 -18.36% 5
Chester +1 47 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Crewe +5 27 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Macclesfield -14 19 £40,000 +23.07%
Nantwich +7 7 £42,500 +30.76%
Northwich +4 4 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Winsford - 3 £26,000 - 1
Runcorn +2 1 £46,000 -6.12% 2
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 257 (22.19%) Windows
2 216 (18.65%) SQL
3 196 (16.93%) .NET
3 196 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 177 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 169 (14.59%) ITIL
7 161 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
8 142 (12.26%) C#
9 134 (11.57%) Project Management
9 134 (11.57%) Banking
10 133 (11.49%) UNIX
11 132 (11.40%) SQL Server
12 122 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
13 113 (9.76%) Degree
14 105 (9.07%) HTML
15 100 (8.64%) MS Excel
15 100 (8.64%) Service Delivery
16 99 (8.55%) JavaScript
17 98 (8.46%) Oracle
18 97 (8.38%) Financial Institution
19 94 (8.12%) Retail
20 91 (7.86%) SLA
21 90 (7.77%) PRINCE2
22 83 (7.17%) ASP.NET
22 83 (7.17%) Java
23 82 (7.08%) Change Management
24 81 (6.99%) TDD
24 81 (6.99%) Risk Management
25 80 (6.91%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (5.79%) SAS
2 35 (3.02%) CICS
2 35 (3.02%) IIS
3 29 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.50%) NServiceBus
4 28 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 19 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.12%) JBoss
9 12 (1.04%) MS Project Server
10 7 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.26%) Apache
13 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.17%) Confluence
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.086%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 100 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.59%) MS Project
3 24 (2.07%) MS Office
4 20 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.086%) SPSS
8 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.086%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 11 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 11 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.86%) HFM
4 9 (0.78%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.45%) LAN
2 40 (3.45%) WAN
3 35 (3.02%) Internet
4 32 (2.76%) SAN
5 27 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 22 (1.90%) Firewall
7 20 (1.73%) DNS
8 19 (1.64%) SMTP
9 17 (1.47%) Wireless
9 17 (1.47%) NAS
10 15 (1.30%) HTTP
11 14 (1.21%) Network Security
12 13 (1.12%) SSL
13 7 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.43%) VPN
14 5 (0.43%) ATM
15 3 (0.26%) Intranet
16 2 (0.17%) LDAP
16 2 (0.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 122 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (3.45%) DB2
6 38 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 25 (2.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 24 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (1.99%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 22 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.55%) MySQL
14 13 (1.12%) Big Data
14 13 (1.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.78%) SAP BW
16 9 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (5.27%) Visual Studio
2 42 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (3.37%) Selenium
4 24 (2.07%) MSTest
4 24 (2.07%) SpecFlow
5 23 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 23 (1.99%) Moq
5 23 (1.99%) NUnit
6 21 (1.81%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.55%) JIRA
7 18 (1.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.78%) Bower
11 8 (0.69%) Subversion
11 8 (0.69%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.60%) Introscope
12 7 (0.60%) Mockito
12 7 (0.60%) JUnit
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 134 (11.57%) Banking
2 97 (8.38%) Financial Institution
3 94 (8.12%) Retail
4 37 (3.20%) Marketing
5 33 (2.85%) Legal
6 27 (2.33%) Back Office
7 25 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.12%) Advertising
10 11 (0.95%) Automotive
10 11 (0.95%) German Language
11 10 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.69%) Law
13 7 (0.60%) Publishing
14 4 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
14 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 278 (24.01%) Analyst
2 177 (15.28%) Developer
3 91 (7.86%) Business Analyst
4 78 (6.74%) Consultant
5 71 (6.13%) .NET Developer
6 70 (6.04%) Architect
7 66 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 56 (4.84%) Designer
9 55 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
10 47 (4.06%) Systems Analyst
11 39 (3.37%) Administrator
12 38 (3.28%) Service Manager
13 36 (3.11%) DBA
14 34 (2.94%) Support Engineer
15 30 (2.59%) Security Engineer
16 27 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
17 25 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
18 24 (2.07%) Systems Administrator
18 24 (2.07%) Oracle DBA
19 23 (1.99%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.93%) .NET
2 105 (9.07%) HTML
3 83 (7.17%) ASP.NET
4 80 (6.91%) CSS
5 71 (6.13%) Middleware
6 69 (5.96%) Web Services
7 62 (5.35%) HTML5
8 60 (5.18%) jQuery
9 51 (4.40%) WCF
10 44 (3.80%) .NET Framework
10 44 (3.80%) Castle Windsor
11 43 (3.71%) LINQ
12 41 (3.54%) J2EE
13 39 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (3.28%) XML
14 38 (3.28%) AngularJS
15 33 (2.85%) WinForms
15 33 (2.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (2.76%) SOAP
17 31 (2.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 161 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (6.82%) Mainframe
3 62 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 54 (4.66%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (2.85%) Clustering
6 27 (2.33%) Credit Risk
7 26 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 26 (2.25%) User Experience
8 23 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
8 23 (1.99%) Social Network
8 23 (1.99%) Economics
9 21 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 19 (1.64%) Tandem
11 17 (1.47%) Statistics
12 16 (1.38%) Open Source
13 10 (0.86%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.78%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.60%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 257 (22.19%) Windows
2 133 (11.49%) UNIX
3 57 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (4.75%) Linux
5 47 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.30%) VMS
8 12 (1.04%) Windows 2000
9 11 (0.95%) AIX
9 11 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) HPUX
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.17%) Android
15 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 169 (14.59%) ITIL
4 134 (11.57%) Project Management
5 100 (8.64%) Service Delivery
6 90 (7.77%) PRINCE2
7 82 (7.08%) Change Management
8 81 (6.99%) Risk Management
8 81 (6.99%) TDD
9 78 (6.74%) Scrum
10 75 (6.48%) Business Analysis
11 73 (6.30%) UML
12 71 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
13 70 (6.04%) Problem Management
14 65 (5.61%) Information Security
15 64 (5.53%) Risk Analysis
16 61 (5.27%) MVC
17 58 (5.01%) Incident Management
18 57 (4.92%) Waterfall
19 56 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 216 (18.65%) SQL
2 142 (12.26%) C#
3 99 (8.55%) JavaScript
4 83 (7.17%) Java
5 58 (5.01%) T-SQL
6 51 (4.40%) VB
7 41 (3.54%) Perl
8 39 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 34 (2.94%) COBOL
10 26 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.64%) VBA
12 17 (1.47%) C
13 16 (1.38%) C++
13 16 (1.38%) Python
14 14 (1.21%) VBScript
15 9 (0.78%) XPath
16 8 (0.69%) JCL
16 8 (0.69%) PHP
17 5 (0.43%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (9.76%) Degree
2 63 (5.44%) ISEB
3 50 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.76%) CISSP
6 27 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 21 (1.81%) PMP
9 17 (1.47%) MCITP
10 16 (1.38%) ISTQB
10 16 (1.38%) CISM
11 12 (1.04%) CISA
11 12 (1.04%) MCTS
12 10 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.86%) CCA
12 10 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (0.86%) MBA
13 9 (0.78%) MCSE
14 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.86%) SLA
2 34 (2.94%) QA
3 17 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) COSO
8 1 (0.086%) BS25999
8 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.38%) XenApp
6 15 (1.30%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.35%) Snort
10 3 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.086%) HDFS
12 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.086%) Samba
12 1 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.086%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.086%) XenServer
12 1 (0.086%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.086%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 28 (2.42%) Foglight
2 24 (2.07%) Data Guard
3 17 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (0.43%) CA Endevor
6 5 (0.43%) Nessus
7 4 (0.35%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.17%) OpenView
9 2 (0.17%) Legato
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.086%) Nagios
10 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 177 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 98 (8.46%) Oracle
3 65 (5.61%) VMware
4 50 (4.32%) IBM
5 39 (3.37%) Citrix
6 36 (3.11%) Cisco
7 35 (3.02%) HP
8 28 (2.42%) SAP
8 28 (2.42%) Imperva
9 27 (2.33%) Twitter
10 26 (2.25%) EMC
11 25 (2.16%) Hyperion
12 24 (2.07%) Symantec
13 23 (1.99%) Facebook
14 22 (1.90%) Teradata
15 20 (1.73%) NetApp
16 19 (1.64%) Informatica
17 18 (1.55%) Fujitsu
18 14 (1.21%) Splunk
19 13 (1.12%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago