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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 504 385 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.82% 21.44% 19.02%
As % of the General category 65.12% 52.45% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 344 241 237
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,000 £63,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
774 734 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.80% 40.87% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 525 494 422
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +10 125 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Crewe +2 84 £41,250 +65.00% 5
Knutsford 0 70 £42,000 -1.17% 6
Chester +1 34 £40,000 -3.61% 20
Wilmslow -1 17 £38,750 +19.23% 4
Macclesfield -16 8 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Winsford - 5 - -
Northwich +3 2 £37,500 +82.92%
Runcorn 0 1 £26,500 -48.03%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 215 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (19.88%) Financial Institution
3 192 (19.18%) Windows
4 172 (17.18%) Microsoft
5 167 (16.68%) SQL
5 167 (16.68%) Risk Management
6 163 (16.28%) SQL Server
7 152 (15.18%) .NET
8 139 (13.89%) MS Excel
9 132 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
10 123 (12.29%) Retail
11 114 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 114 (11.39%) Project Management
12 106 (10.59%) C#
13 104 (10.39%) ITIL
14 100 (9.99%) Wireless
15 97 (9.69%) Customer Engagement
16 96 (9.59%) UNIX
17 93 (9.29%) HTML
17 93 (9.29%) Degree
18 88 (8.79%) Java
19 85 (8.49%) Web Services
20 83 (8.29%) Oracle
21 81 (8.09%) Banking
22 78 (7.79%) CSS
23 77 (7.69%) ASP.NET
23 77 (7.69%) Service Delivery
24 73 (7.29%) T-SQL
25 71 (7.09%) JavaScript
25 71 (7.09%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 51 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.80%) IIS
3 15 (1.50%) NServiceBus
4 12 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 10 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.80%) JBoss
7 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.60%) CMS
8 6 (0.60%) Apache
9 5 (0.50%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.40%) SAS
10 4 (0.40%) CICS
11 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.100%) MODX
13 1 (0.100%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 139 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.80%) MS Office
3 22 (2.20%) MS Project
4 18 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.100%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 39 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (2.40%) Dynamics GP
4 18 (1.80%) SAP CO
4 18 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (1.80%) SAP FI
5 17 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.80%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.30%) Line 500
10 3 (0.30%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.80%) SaaS
4 3 (0.30%) Office 365
4 3 (0.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (9.99%) Wireless
2 47 (4.70%) Firewall
3 34 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 26 (2.60%) Network Security
5 25 (2.50%) LAN
5 25 (2.50%) WAN
6 22 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (2.10%) HTTP
8 18 (1.80%) DNS
8 18 (1.80%) SSL
9 16 (1.60%) SAN
9 16 (1.60%) Internet
10 14 (1.40%) MPLS
10 14 (1.40%) OSPF
10 14 (1.40%) BGP
11 11 (1.10%) DHCP
12 10 (1.00%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (1.50%) DB2
8 15 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.40%) MySQL
10 13 (1.30%) OLAP
11 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
11 12 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.80%) Ingres
15 7 (0.70%) OLTP
15 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (3.20%) Visual Studio
3 22 (2.20%) Selenium
4 20 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.50%) SpecFlow
6 13 (1.30%) Subversion
7 11 (1.10%) NUnit
8 9 (0.90%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.60%) Axure RP
12 5 (0.50%) MSTest
13 4 (0.40%) Grunt
14 3 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (0.30%) ProC
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.30%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
15 2 (0.20%) JIRA
15 2 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 199 (19.88%) Financial Institution
2 123 (12.29%) Retail
3 81 (8.09%) Banking
4 46 (4.60%) General Ledger
5 27 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.60%) Marketing
7 23 (2.30%) Legal
8 13 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 12 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.10%) Back Office
11 10 (1.00%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.80%) Advertising
14 5 (0.50%) Games
15 3 (0.30%) Law
16 2 (0.20%) International Banking
16 2 (0.20%) Billing
17 1 (0.100%) Local Government
17 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 216 (21.58%) Analyst
2 164 (16.38%) Developer
3 82 (8.19%) Project Manager
4 71 (7.09%) .NET Developer
5 63 (6.29%) Consultant
6 61 (6.09%) Business Analyst
7 48 (4.80%) DBA
8 46 (4.60%) Security Engineer
9 40 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
10 39 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 36 (3.60%) Security Analyst
12 35 (3.50%) Administrator
13 34 (3.40%) Architect
14 33 (3.30%) Delivery Manager
15 32 (3.20%) Business Systems Analyst
16 30 (3.00%) Designer
17 27 (2.70%) Support Analyst
18 26 (2.60%) Test Manager
19 23 (2.30%) Software Developer
19 23 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.18%) .NET
2 93 (9.29%) HTML
3 85 (8.49%) Web Services
4 78 (7.79%) CSS
5 77 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 57 (5.69%) jQuery
7 47 (4.70%) XML
8 46 (4.60%) HTML5
9 42 (4.20%) WCF
10 41 (4.10%) .NET Framework
11 35 (3.50%) Middleware
12 31 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (2.90%) Entity Framework
14 26 (2.60%) JSON
15 24 (2.40%) AngularJS
16 23 (2.30%) SOAP
16 23 (2.30%) CSS3
17 21 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (1.90%) Ajax
19 18 (1.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 132 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.20%) Mainframe
3 42 (4.20%) User Experience
4 33 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 26 (2.60%) Clustering
6 21 (2.10%) Statistics
7 20 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 15 (1.50%) Replication
10 15 (1.50%) Cryptography
11 12 (1.20%) Data Integration
11 12 (1.20%) Tandem
11 12 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.10%) Economics
12 11 (1.10%) BYOD
13 9 (0.90%) Life Science
14 8 (0.80%) Open Source
15 7 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 192 (19.18%) Windows
2 96 (9.59%) UNIX
3 47 (4.70%) Linux
4 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (0.80%) AIX
10 7 (0.70%) Android
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.20%) zOS
13 1 (0.100%) MVS
13 1 (0.100%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (16.68%) Risk Management
3 114 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 114 (11.39%) Project Management
4 104 (10.39%) ITIL
5 97 (9.69%) Customer Engagement
6 77 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 70 (6.99%) Information Security
8 61 (6.09%) PRINCE2
9 59 (5.89%) Risk Assessment
10 54 (5.39%) Business Analysis
11 52 (5.19%) Scrum
12 50 (5.00%) Change Management
13 49 (4.90%) TDD
13 49 (4.90%) Mentoring
14 48 (4.80%) CRM
15 47 (4.70%) Service Management
16 44 (4.40%) MVC
16 44 (4.40%) ERP
17 40 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 167 (16.68%) SQL
2 106 (10.59%) C#
3 88 (8.79%) Java
4 73 (7.29%) T-SQL
5 71 (7.09%) JavaScript
6 36 (3.60%) VB
7 24 (2.40%) PHP
8 20 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.00%) C
9 17 (1.70%) PowerShell
10 15 (1.50%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.20%) C++
12 10 (1.00%) Apple Swift
13 9 (0.90%) VBScript
14 8 (0.80%) VBA
14 8 (0.80%) JCL
15 7 (0.70%) COBOL
16 5 (0.50%) Perl
17 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (9.29%) Degree
2 71 (7.09%) ISEB
3 37 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.00%) MCITP
8 18 (1.80%) CCNP
9 17 (1.70%) CISSP
9 17 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (1.50%) CISM
11 13 (1.30%) MCSE
12 12 (1.20%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.10%) CCIE
14 10 (1.00%) CCSE
14 10 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.90%) MCDBA
16 8 (0.80%) MBA
17 7 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.70%) SLA
2 35 (3.50%) QA
3 34 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.50%) COBIT
4 15 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.100%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.10%) VMware ESX
3 21 (2.10%) Snort
4 13 (1.30%) XenApp
5 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.80%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.100%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.100%) HDFS
8 1 (0.100%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.90%) Data Guard
2 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (0.60%) Foglight
2 6 (0.60%) Nessus
3 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.100%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 172 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.29%) Oracle
3 58 (5.79%) SAP
4 53 (5.29%) Cisco
5 52 (5.19%) VMware
6 36 (3.60%) IBM
7 32 (3.20%) HP
8 28 (2.80%) Splunk
9 27 (2.70%) Teradata
9 27 (2.70%) Sourcefire
10 26 (2.60%) Sage
11 25 (2.50%) Juniper
12 24 (2.40%) EMC
13 23 (2.30%) JD Edwards
14 22 (2.20%) Citrix
15 15 (1.50%) NetApp
15 15 (1.50%) F5
16 14 (1.40%) Riverbed
16 14 (1.40%) Apple
16 14 (1.40%) Epicor
Cheshire
Hays Telecoms
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Pioneer Search Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago