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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 655 356 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.96% 21.38% 23.71%
As % of the General category 68.80% 59.73% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 533 268 398
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
952 596 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.91% 35.80% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 790 453 666
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Knutsford +1 110 £50,000 - 6
Warrington +12 100 £41,875 +19.64% 12
Wilmslow +10 68 £40,000 -10.11% 3
Chester +1 66 £49,000 +8.88% 18
Crewe +1 38 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Macclesfield -8 25 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Nantwich +4 9 £42,500 +30.76%
Northwich +7 3 - -
Winsford - 3 £26,000 - 2
Runcorn +1 1 £46,000 -6.12%
Widnes - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 222 (19.84%) SQL
2 220 (19.66%) Windows
3 185 (16.53%) .NET
3 185 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (14.83%) ITIL
5 166 (14.83%) Microsoft
6 146 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (12.51%) Project Management
8 135 (12.06%) SQL Server
9 134 (11.97%) C#
10 130 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
11 125 (11.17%) Banking
12 107 (9.56%) Oracle
12 107 (9.56%) UNIX
13 104 (9.29%) Degree
14 99 (8.85%) JavaScript
14 99 (8.85%) Retail
15 96 (8.58%) HTML
16 93 (8.31%) Service Delivery
17 88 (7.86%) Change Management
18 87 (7.77%) PRINCE2
19 86 (7.69%) Java
20 85 (7.60%) SLA
21 84 (7.51%) MS Excel
22 82 (7.33%) Risk Management
23 79 (7.06%) Financial Institution
24 77 (6.88%) TDD
24 77 (6.88%) ASP.NET
25 75 (6.70%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 65 (5.81%) SAS
2 35 (3.13%) CICS
3 31 (2.77%) IIS
4 29 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 25 (2.23%) NServiceBus
6 20 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.16%) JBoss
10 12 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.80%) MS Project Server
12 7 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.27%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
14 3 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.27%) Apache
15 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 84 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.32%) MS Office
3 24 (2.14%) MS Project
4 19 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.089%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.89%) HFM
3 9 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.80%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.27%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 3 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.63%) SaaS
3 3 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.57%) LAN
2 40 (3.57%) WAN
3 35 (3.13%) Internet
4 33 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
5 27 (2.41%) SAN
6 20 (1.79%) Firewall
7 19 (1.70%) DNS
8 18 (1.61%) SMTP
9 17 (1.52%) Wireless
10 16 (1.43%) Network Security
10 16 (1.43%) NAS
11 15 (1.34%) HTTP
12 12 (1.07%) SSL
13 10 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (0.80%) VPN
15 6 (0.54%) Junos
16 5 (0.45%) ATM
17 2 (0.18%) LDAP
17 2 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 130 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (3.66%) DB2
5 34 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 24 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 24 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 22 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
8 22 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (1.61%) MySQL
10 17 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.16%) Big Data
12 13 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 11 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (2.77%) Selenium
4 23 (2.06%) MSTest
5 22 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (1.97%) Moq
5 22 (1.97%) NUnit
6 21 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 20 (1.79%) SpecFlow
8 19 (1.70%) Git (software)
9 18 (1.61%) JIRA
10 15 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
11 11 (0.98%) Subversion
12 10 (0.89%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.80%) Bower
14 8 (0.71%) FitNesse
15 7 (0.63%) JUnit
15 7 (0.63%) Mercurial
15 7 (0.63%) Mockito
15 7 (0.63%) Introscope
General
1 125 (11.17%) Banking
2 99 (8.85%) Retail
3 79 (7.06%) Financial Institution
4 40 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.31%) Marketing
6 30 (2.68%) Legal
7 28 (2.50%) Back Office
8 20 (1.79%) Automotive
8 20 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.16%) Advertising
10 11 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.98%) German Language
11 7 (0.63%) Publishing
11 7 (0.63%) Law
12 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.36%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 1 (0.089%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (23.95%) Analyst
2 182 (16.26%) Developer
3 80 (7.15%) Business Analyst
4 75 (6.70%) Consultant
5 72 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 67 (5.99%) Architect
6 67 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 51 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
8 49 (4.38%) Designer
9 46 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
10 42 (3.75%) Administrator
11 36 (3.22%) DBA
12 35 (3.13%) Service Manager
13 30 (2.68%) Software Developer
14 27 (2.41%) Support Engineer
15 25 (2.23%) Applications Support
15 25 (2.23%) Support Analyst
15 25 (2.23%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (2.14%) Oracle DBA
16 24 (2.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (16.53%) .NET
2 96 (8.58%) HTML
3 77 (6.88%) ASP.NET
4 72 (6.43%) CSS
5 64 (5.72%) Web Services
6 58 (5.18%) HTML5
7 53 (4.74%) jQuery
8 51 (4.56%) Middleware
9 43 (3.84%) LINQ
9 43 (3.84%) WCF
10 41 (3.66%) .NET Framework
10 41 (3.66%) J2EE
11 39 (3.49%) Castle Windsor
12 38 (3.40%) XML
13 33 (2.95%) AngularJS
14 32 (2.86%) WinForms
14 32 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (2.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 30 (2.68%) SOAP
16 26 (2.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 146 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.08%) Mainframe
3 57 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 47 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.41%) Clustering
5 27 (2.41%) Credit Risk
6 26 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 23 (2.06%) Economics
8 22 (1.97%) Social Network
8 22 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (1.88%) IBM Mainframe
10 20 (1.79%) Statistics
11 19 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.70%) User Experience
12 14 (1.25%) Tandem
13 10 (0.89%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.89%) Open Source
14 9 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.71%) SecurID
15 8 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 220 (19.66%) Windows
2 107 (9.56%) UNIX
3 49 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (3.40%) Linux
6 16 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.16%) Windows 2000
8 13 (1.16%) VMS
9 10 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.54%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.45%) AIX
13 3 (0.27%) Solaris
14 2 (0.18%) HPUX
14 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.18%) Android
15 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (16.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 179 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (14.83%) ITIL
4 140 (12.51%) Project Management
5 93 (8.31%) Service Delivery
6 88 (7.86%) Change Management
7 87 (7.77%) PRINCE2
8 82 (7.33%) Risk Management
9 77 (6.88%) TDD
10 75 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
11 73 (6.52%) UML
12 70 (6.26%) Business Analysis
13 67 (5.99%) Scrum
14 61 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
15 59 (5.27%) Service Management
16 58 (5.18%) Incident Management
17 55 (4.92%) Waterfall
18 54 (4.83%) Problem Management
18 54 (4.83%) Analytics
19 52 (4.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 222 (19.84%) SQL
2 134 (11.97%) C#
3 99 (8.85%) JavaScript
4 86 (7.69%) Java
5 60 (5.36%) T-SQL
6 50 (4.47%) VB
7 37 (3.31%) VB.NET
7 37 (3.31%) Perl
8 34 (3.04%) COBOL
9 22 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 21 (1.88%) Python
11 19 (1.70%) VBA
11 19 (1.70%) C
12 18 (1.61%) C++
13 13 (1.16%) VBScript
14 10 (0.89%) PHP
15 9 (0.80%) XPath
16 7 (0.63%) Ada
17 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (9.29%) Degree
2 63 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.29%) ISEB
4 38 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.77%) CISSP
6 24 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.70%) PMP
9 13 (1.16%) MCITP
9 13 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 13 (1.16%) CISA
10 12 (1.07%) CISM
10 12 (1.07%) MCTS
11 10 (0.89%) MBA
11 10 (0.89%) CCA
11 10 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.80%) CCNA
12 9 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.60%) SLA
2 24 (2.14%) QA
3 11 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.63%) COBIT
5 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) COSO
8 1 (0.089%) P3O
8 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.089%) BS25999
System Software
1 49 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.25%) XenApp
6 13 (1.16%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (0.63%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.45%) Snort
10 3 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.18%) Firmware
11 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.089%) Samba
12 1 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.089%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.089%) XenServer
12 1 (0.089%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.089%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 28 (2.50%) Foglight
2 24 (2.14%) Data Guard
3 16 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.54%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.45%) CA Endevor
8 4 (0.36%) Nessus
9 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.18%) OpenView
10 2 (0.18%) Legato
10 2 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.089%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 166 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 107 (9.56%) Oracle
3 58 (5.18%) VMware
4 39 (3.49%) IBM
5 36 (3.22%) Cisco
6 35 (3.13%) Citrix
7 31 (2.77%) Fujitsu
8 29 (2.59%) HP
9 28 (2.50%) Imperva
10 27 (2.41%) Hyperion
11 26 (2.32%) Twitter
12 25 (2.23%) SAP
13 22 (1.97%) Facebook
14 19 (1.70%) Teradata
15 17 (1.52%) Informatica
15 17 (1.52%) Symantec
16 16 (1.43%) EMC
17 14 (1.25%) Red Hat
17 14 (1.25%) Google
18 11 (0.98%) Splunk
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Excellent Banking Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago