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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 576 408 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.05% 25.68% 21.70%
As % of the General category 65.83% 62.29% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 453 319 401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,350 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
875 655 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.64% 41.22% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 680 503 733
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Chester 0 116 £38,750 -13.88% 5
Warrington +7 105 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Knutsford 0 89 £50,000 +8.69% 22
Wilmslow +12 54 £37,500 +22.95% 7
Crewe -5 24 £42,750 +0.58%
Macclesfield -9 21 £32,500 - 4
Nantwich -7 8 £42,500 +54.54%
Northwich +5 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Widnes - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 189 (19.83%) SQL
2 170 (17.84%) Windows
3 150 (15.74%) .NET
4 140 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (14.27%) Microsoft
6 125 (13.12%) SQL Server
7 118 (12.38%) Retail
8 116 (12.17%) Project Management
9 112 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
10 111 (11.65%) ITIL
11 110 (11.54%) C#
12 98 (10.28%) Banking
13 92 (9.65%) JavaScript
14 88 (9.23%) Oracle
15 85 (8.92%) Security Cleared
16 84 (8.81%) Java
17 81 (8.50%) UNIX
17 81 (8.50%) Change Management
18 80 (8.39%) HTML
19 76 (7.97%) Degree
20 72 (7.56%) PRINCE2
21 70 (7.35%) ASP.NET
21 70 (7.35%) Telecoms
22 67 (7.03%) UML
23 65 (6.82%) SLA
24 64 (6.72%) MS Excel
24 64 (6.72%) SAS
25 61 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
26 60 (6.30%) VMware
26 60 (6.30%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (6.72%) SAS
2 28 (2.94%) CICS
3 26 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 22 (2.31%) IIS
6 17 (1.78%) NServiceBus
7 15 (1.57%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.73%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 5 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.52%) Apache
12 5 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 64 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.88%) MS Office
3 18 (1.89%) MS Project
4 8 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.21%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (1.26%) Hyperion Planning
2 10 (1.05%) HFM
3 9 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.52%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 5 (0.52%) TIBCO iProcess
6 5 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.31%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.31%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (0.21%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.63%) SaaS
2 3 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (2.83%) SAN
4 26 (2.73%) LAN
5 25 (2.62%) WAN
6 22 (2.31%) Firewall
6 22 (2.31%) Network Security
7 21 (2.20%) Internet
8 20 (2.10%) SSL
9 16 (1.68%) HTTP
10 15 (1.57%) DNS
11 14 (1.47%) VPN
12 13 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.05%) Wireless
14 8 (0.84%) SMTP
15 7 (0.73%) Junos
15 7 (0.73%) NAS
15 7 (0.73%) HTTPS
16 5 (0.52%) LDAP
17 3 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 112 (11.75%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (3.57%) DB2
4 31 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.68%) Big Data
8 16 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 14 (1.47%) Essbase
10 14 (1.47%) MySQL
10 14 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 40 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.78%) Selenium
5 15 (1.57%) MSTest
5 15 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (1.57%) Moq
5 15 (1.57%) NUnit
6 12 (1.26%) JIRA
6 12 (1.26%) SpecFlow
6 12 (1.26%) Cucumber
7 11 (1.15%) Subversion
8 9 (0.94%) Bower
9 8 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.73%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.73%) Mockito
10 7 (0.73%) JUnit
10 7 (0.73%) Introscope
11 6 (0.63%) ERwin
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 118 (12.38%) Retail
2 98 (10.28%) Banking
3 70 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 37 (3.88%) Marketing
6 26 (2.73%) Back Office
7 21 (2.20%) Legal
8 19 (1.99%) Automotive
9 15 (1.57%) Advertising
10 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.52%) German Language
13 4 (0.42%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) Local Government
14 3 (0.31%) French Language
14 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.31%) Law
14 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (23.08%) Analyst
2 167 (17.52%) Developer
3 74 (7.76%) Consultant
4 67 (7.03%) Project Manager
5 57 (5.98%) Business Analyst
5 57 (5.98%) Architect
6 56 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 54 (5.67%) Senior Analyst
8 44 (4.62%) Administrator
9 41 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
10 32 (3.36%) Software Developer
11 29 (3.04%) Support Analyst
12 28 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (2.62%) Strategy Analyst
14 24 (2.52%) Designer
15 23 (2.41%) Senior Developer
15 23 (2.41%) Service Manager
16 21 (2.20%) Applications Support
16 21 (2.20%) ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (2.20%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (15.74%) .NET
2 80 (8.39%) HTML
3 70 (7.35%) ASP.NET
4 58 (6.09%) CSS
5 53 (5.56%) HTML5
6 49 (5.14%) Web Services
7 38 (3.99%) jQuery
8 37 (3.88%) J2EE
8 37 (3.88%) XML
9 35 (3.67%) Middleware
10 32 (3.36%) WCF
11 30 (3.15%) .NET Framework
12 28 (2.94%) LINQ
13 26 (2.73%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (2.62%) SOAP
15 24 (2.52%) CSS3
15 24 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (2.41%) AngularJS
16 23 (2.41%) WinForms
17 22 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 44 (4.62%) Mainframe
3 32 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.83%) Credit Risk
5 23 (2.41%) Economics
6 22 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.10%) Statistics
8 17 (1.78%) Mathematics
9 16 (1.68%) Clustering
9 16 (1.68%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
10 15 (1.57%) Social Network
11 14 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.94%) Open Source
14 8 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
15 7 (0.73%) SecurID
15 7 (0.73%) Replication
16 6 (0.63%) Data Extraction
16 6 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 170 (17.84%) Windows
2 81 (8.50%) UNIX
3 47 (4.93%) Linux
4 45 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (2.52%) Windows 7
7 21 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.99%) Windows XP
9 13 (1.36%) Windows 2000
10 12 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.94%) VMS
13 8 (0.84%) AIX
14 4 (0.42%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.31%) Solaris
15 3 (0.31%) MVS
15 3 (0.31%) zOS
16 2 (0.21%) Android
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 116 (12.17%) Project Management
3 111 (11.65%) ITIL
4 81 (8.50%) Change Management
5 72 (7.56%) PRINCE2
6 67 (7.03%) UML
7 61 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (6.30%) TDD
9 58 (6.09%) Analytics
10 56 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 56 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 47 (4.93%) Business Analysis
12 44 (4.62%) Service Delivery
12 44 (4.62%) Service Management
13 39 (4.09%) MVC
13 39 (4.09%) Systems Analysis
13 39 (4.09%) BPMN
13 39 (4.09%) Incident Management
14 38 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (3.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 189 (19.83%) SQL
2 110 (11.54%) C#
3 92 (9.65%) JavaScript
4 84 (8.81%) Java
5 49 (5.14%) T-SQL
6 42 (4.41%) VB
7 32 (3.36%) Perl
8 27 (2.83%) COBOL
9 26 (2.73%) Python
10 23 (2.41%) VB.NET
11 19 (1.99%) VBA
12 17 (1.78%) VBScript
13 16 (1.68%) PHP
14 15 (1.57%) C++
15 14 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.26%) C
17 8 (0.84%) Ruby
17 8 (0.84%) XPath
18 7 (0.73%) Ada
Qualifications
1 85 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.97%) Degree
3 42 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (3.25%) ISEB
6 22 (2.31%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.78%) MCITP
7 17 (1.78%) PMP
8 16 (1.68%) CISSP
9 14 (1.47%) MCSE
10 13 (1.36%) CCA
10 13 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.26%) CCNA
11 12 (1.26%) MCP
12 11 (1.15%) MCTS
13 9 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.84%) MBA
14 8 (0.84%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.82%) SLA
2 14 (1.47%) QA
3 13 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.94%) COBIT
5 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.31%) COSO
8 1 (0.10%) P3O
8 1 (0.10%) BS25999
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.68%) XenApp
4 14 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 14 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 12 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.73%) Snort
9 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.31%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.21%) XenServer
12 1 (0.10%) vSphere
12 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.10%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 11 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.05%) Nessus
2 10 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.84%) Data Guard
4 7 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.63%) Foglight
5 6 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (0.42%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.42%) Puppet
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.21%) Legato
9 2 (0.21%) OpenView
9 2 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 136 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.23%) Oracle
3 60 (6.30%) VMware
4 55 (5.77%) Fujitsu
5 36 (3.78%) Citrix
6 32 (3.36%) IBM
7 27 (2.83%) Cisco
8 26 (2.73%) HP
9 23 (2.41%) Hyperion
10 21 (2.20%) Google
11 18 (1.89%) Twitter
12 17 (1.78%) Symantec
13 16 (1.68%) Facebook
14 15 (1.57%) EMC
15 14 (1.47%) Juniper
15 14 (1.47%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.47%) McAfee
16 11 (1.15%) SAP
16 11 (1.15%) AppSense
17 10 (1.05%) Websense
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £140,000 per annum Car, Major Corporate Benefits Packa
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: Bonus & Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago