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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 504 388 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.85% 24.20% 20.86%
As % of the General category 62.22% 71.59% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 286 331
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
810 542 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.75% 33.81% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 657 408 620
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Knutsford 0 107 £54,000 +17.39% 4
Warrington +6 68 £37,500 +3.44% 10
Wilmslow +1 51 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Chester 0 38 £49,500 +17.85% 13
Crewe +3 37 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Macclesfield -17 15 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Sandbach - 15 - -
Runcorn -6 3 £38,000 -36.66% 1
Northwich -1 1 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 270 (23.30%) Windows
2 213 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 181 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 180 (15.53%) ITIL
6 177 (15.27%) .NET
7 173 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
8 171 (14.75%) SQL
9 145 (12.51%) Financial Institution
10 142 (12.25%) SQL Server
11 140 (12.08%) C#
12 139 (11.99%) UNIX
13 135 (11.65%) Project Management
14 120 (10.35%) Banking
15 114 (9.84%) MS Excel
16 111 (9.58%) Service Delivery
17 101 (8.71%) Oracle
18 100 (8.63%) Degree
19 99 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
19 99 (8.54%) Risk Management
20 94 (8.11%) Retail
21 92 (7.94%) SLA
22 91 (7.85%) Java
23 90 (7.77%) HTML
24 79 (6.82%) ISEB
25 77 (6.64%) VMware
26 76 (6.56%) Scrum
26 76 (6.56%) PRINCE2
27 74 (6.38%) Service Management
28 72 (6.21%) Middleware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (3.36%) SAS
2 32 (2.76%) NServiceBus
3 29 (2.50%) IIS
4 26 (2.24%) CICS
5 25 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.81%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.29%) JBoss
8 15 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.52%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.43%) Apache
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.086%) MQSeries
Applications
1 114 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.59%) MS Office
3 25 (2.16%) MS Project
4 22 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 19 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 19 (1.64%) SAP CO
2 18 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
4 12 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.78%) SAP BPC
5 9 (0.78%) HFM
6 7 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.17%) Agresso
10 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.086%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.86%) SaaS
3 3 (0.26%) PaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.80%) LAN
2 44 (3.80%) WAN
3 41 (3.54%) Wireless
4 28 (2.42%) Internet
5 27 (2.33%) SAN
6 23 (1.98%) Firewall
6 23 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (1.38%) DNS
7 16 (1.38%) SMTP
8 14 (1.21%) Network Security
9 13 (1.12%) NAS
9 13 (1.12%) HTTP
9 13 (1.12%) SSL
9 13 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.35%) ATM
11 3 (0.26%) LDAP
11 3 (0.26%) VPN
12 2 (0.17%) DHCP
12 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 99 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 39 (3.36%) DB2
7 38 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 28 (2.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 23 (1.98%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 17 (1.47%) Big Data
13 15 (1.29%) MySQL
14 11 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 10 (0.86%) Relational Database
16 9 (0.78%) SAP BW
16 9 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 50 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (3.71%) Selenium
4 31 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 24 (2.07%) NUnit
6 17 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.29%) MSTest
9 14 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (1.21%) Moq
9 14 (1.21%) Git (software)
10 12 (1.04%) JIRA
11 8 (0.69%) FitNesse
12 5 (0.43%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.35%) Subversion
14 3 (0.26%) JUnit
14 3 (0.26%) Introscope
General
1 145 (12.51%) Financial Institution
2 120 (10.35%) Banking
3 94 (8.11%) Retail
4 35 (3.02%) Legal
5 25 (2.16%) Marketing
6 24 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.07%) Back Office
7 23 (1.98%) General Ledger
8 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.86%) Advertising
10 9 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.78%) German Language
11 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.69%) Law
12 7 (0.60%) Publishing
13 3 (0.26%) Games
14 2 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Local Government
15 1 (0.086%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Billing
Job Titles
1 262 (22.61%) Analyst
2 140 (12.08%) Developer
3 88 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 78 (6.73%) Project Manager
5 70 (6.04%) Consultant
6 59 (5.09%) Architect
6 59 (5.09%) .NET Developer
7 56 (4.83%) DBA
8 51 (4.40%) Designer
9 45 (3.88%) Administrator
10 44 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
11 41 (3.54%) Service Manager
12 36 (3.11%) Security Engineer
13 32 (2.76%) Oracle DBA
13 32 (2.76%) Security Analyst
13 32 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
14 31 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.67%) Support Engineer
15 27 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
16 26 (2.24%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (15.27%) .NET
2 90 (7.77%) HTML
3 72 (6.21%) ASP.NET
3 72 (6.21%) Web Services
3 72 (6.21%) Middleware
4 68 (5.87%) CSS
5 63 (5.44%) WCF
6 53 (4.57%) HTML5
7 51 (4.40%) jQuery
8 47 (4.06%) LINQ
9 41 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
10 40 (3.45%) XML
11 37 (3.19%) SOAP
12 36 (3.11%) .NET Framework
13 34 (2.93%) JSON
14 33 (2.85%) J2EE
14 33 (2.85%) AngularJS
14 33 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 31 (2.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 173 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.13%) Mainframe
3 48 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.85%) Clustering
6 26 (2.24%) IBM Mainframe
7 25 (2.16%) User Experience
8 23 (1.98%) Statistics
9 21 (1.81%) Tandem
9 21 (1.81%) Economics
9 21 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.73%) Data Integration
11 14 (1.21%) Open Source
11 14 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (1.21%) Social Network
12 13 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.04%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.78%) Credit Risk
14 9 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 270 (23.30%) Windows
2 139 (11.99%) UNIX
3 65 (5.61%) Linux
4 50 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.95%) AIX
8 10 (0.86%) VMS
9 9 (0.78%) Android
9 9 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.26%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) HPUX
15 2 (0.17%) zOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (15.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 180 (15.53%) ITIL
4 135 (11.65%) Project Management
5 111 (9.58%) Service Delivery
6 99 (8.54%) Risk Management
7 76 (6.56%) Scrum
7 76 (6.56%) PRINCE2
8 74 (6.38%) Service Management
9 69 (5.95%) TDD
9 69 (5.95%) Problem Management
10 67 (5.78%) Business Analysis
11 64 (5.52%) UML
12 63 (5.44%) Change Management
12 63 (5.44%) Information Security
13 62 (5.35%) MVC
14 60 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (4.75%) Waterfall
16 54 (4.66%) Supplier Management
17 50 (4.31%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 171 (14.75%) SQL
2 140 (12.08%) C#
3 91 (7.85%) Java
4 69 (5.95%) JavaScript
5 63 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 50 (4.31%) VB
7 28 (2.42%) Perl
7 28 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 25 (2.16%) COBOL
8 25 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 16 (1.38%) VBA
10 15 (1.29%) PHP
11 13 (1.12%) C
11 13 (1.12%) VBScript
12 12 (1.04%) C++
13 9 (0.78%) JCL
13 9 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 9 (0.78%) XPath
14 7 (0.60%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 100 (8.63%) Degree
2 79 (6.82%) ISEB
3 41 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.11%) CISSP
5 33 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
6 32 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.59%) SC Cleared
8 24 (2.07%) PMI Certification
9 23 (1.98%) PMP
10 22 (1.90%) CISM
11 18 (1.55%) MCITP
12 16 (1.38%) ISTQB
13 14 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (1.21%) MCSE
14 12 (1.04%) CISA
15 7 (0.60%) CBAP
15 7 (0.60%) CCNP
15 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.52%) CCNA
16 6 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.94%) SLA
2 41 (3.54%) QA
3 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (2.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 33 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.50%) VMware ESX
5 23 (1.98%) XenApp
6 19 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.12%) Snort
8 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
11 1 (0.086%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.086%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.086%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.086%) Samba
11 1 (0.086%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 34 (2.93%) Foglight
2 30 (2.59%) Data Guard
3 13 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.69%) Nessus
6 4 (0.35%) CA Endevor
6 4 (0.35%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.086%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.086%) Legato
9 1 (0.086%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.086%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.086%) Nagios
9 1 (0.086%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 183 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.71%) Oracle
3 77 (6.64%) VMware
4 46 (3.97%) IBM
5 45 (3.88%) Citrix
6 41 (3.54%) Teradata
7 40 (3.45%) HP
7 40 (3.45%) Cisco
7 40 (3.45%) SAP
8 34 (2.93%) Imperva
9 33 (2.85%) EMC
10 26 (2.24%) NetApp
10 26 (2.24%) Splunk
11 24 (2.07%) Hyperion
12 21 (1.81%) Informatica
12 21 (1.81%) Symantec
12 21 (1.81%) Sourcefire
13 15 (1.29%) Twitter
14 14 (1.21%) Facebook
15 12 (1.04%) Fujitsu
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Yodel
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Brookfield Rose
Salary: Up-to £35,000 + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago