The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 478 440 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.73% 25.78% 20.43%
As % of the General category 61.28% 61.37% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 385 346 416
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
780 717 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.62% 42.00% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 604 559 813
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 £26,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 110 £45,000 - 11
Warrington +5 102 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Knutsford 0 62 £51,250 +16.47% 7
Wilmslow +16 60 £37,500 +44.23% 11
Macclesfield -6 20 £32,500 - 5
Crewe -8 15 £52,750 +24.11% 2
Northwich +7 2 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Nantwich -14 2 £42,500 +54.54%
Widnes - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 152 (17.45%) SQL
2 140 (16.07%) Windows
3 125 (14.35%) Retail
4 123 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 121 (13.89%) .NET
5 121 (13.89%) Project Management
6 118 (13.55%) Microsoft
7 107 (12.28%) SQL Server
8 100 (11.48%) ITIL
9 95 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
10 92 (10.56%) Security Cleared
11 84 (9.64%) C#
11 84 (9.64%) Banking
12 82 (9.41%) JavaScript
12 82 (9.41%) Degree
13 81 (9.30%) Oracle
14 80 (9.18%) Telecoms
14 80 (9.18%) Change Management
15 76 (8.73%) UNIX
16 74 (8.50%) PRINCE2
17 69 (7.92%) Java
18 67 (7.69%) HTML
19 64 (7.35%) MS Excel
20 63 (7.23%) UML
20 63 (7.23%) Fujitsu
21 62 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
22 61 (7.00%) ASP.NET
23 58 (6.66%) Linux
24 57 (6.54%) TCP/IP
25 54 (6.20%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (6.08%) SAS
2 26 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 23 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 21 (2.41%) IIS
5 16 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.49%) CICS
8 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.03%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.80%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 7 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (0.80%) MS Project Server
12 6 (0.69%) CMS
12 6 (0.69%) WordPress
13 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.46%) Apache
Applications
1 64 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.36%) MS Office
3 18 (2.07%) MS Project
4 6 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
3 10 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.03%) HFM
5 7 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.80%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 7 (0.80%) TIBCO iProcess
5 7 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.34%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.34%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.34%) BASE24
10 2 (0.23%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.23%) Exstream
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.11%) Route 53
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 41 (4.71%) Firewall
3 34 (3.90%) WAN
4 33 (3.79%) LAN
5 31 (3.56%) SAN
6 27 (3.10%) SSL
7 25 (2.87%) Network Security
8 24 (2.76%) Internet
9 22 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (2.41%) DNS
11 20 (2.30%) VPN
11 20 (2.30%) HTTP
12 15 (1.72%) OSPF
12 15 (1.72%) BGP
12 15 (1.72%) EIGRP
13 14 (1.61%) SMTP
14 13 (1.49%) LDAP
14 13 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (1.03%) Junos
15 9 (1.03%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 95 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.30%) DB2
6 16 (1.84%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.72%) Essbase
8 13 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (1.15%) MySQL
10 10 (1.15%) Big Data
11 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.80%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 38 (4.36%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.49%) Selenium
4 11 (1.26%) Subversion
5 10 (1.15%) MSTest
5 10 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (1.15%) Moq
5 10 (1.15%) NUnit
6 9 (1.03%) Bower
6 9 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.92%) JIRA
8 7 (0.80%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.69%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.69%) ERwin
9 6 (0.69%) JUnit
10 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.46%) Mockito
11 4 (0.46%) Introscope
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (14.35%) Retail
2 84 (9.64%) Banking
3 80 (9.18%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.02%) Marketing
5 33 (3.79%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.64%) Back Office
6 23 (2.64%) Automotive
7 17 (1.95%) Legal
8 13 (1.49%) Advertising
9 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.46%) Local Government
12 4 (0.46%) Publishing
13 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) French Language
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
14 2 (0.23%) Front Office
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (22.85%) Analyst
2 149 (17.11%) Developer
3 68 (7.81%) Project Manager
4 65 (7.46%) Consultant
5 55 (6.31%) Architect
6 51 (5.86%) Business Analyst
7 49 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (4.36%) Systems Analyst
8 38 (4.36%) .NET Developer
9 36 (4.13%) Administrator
10 31 (3.56%) Software Developer
11 28 (3.21%) Support Analyst
12 27 (3.10%) Strategy Analyst
13 25 (2.87%) Network Engineer
14 20 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.18%) Senior Manager
15 19 (2.18%) Oracle Consultant
16 18 (2.07%) Senior Developer
17 17 (1.95%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (13.89%) .NET
2 67 (7.69%) HTML
3 61 (7.00%) ASP.NET
4 51 (5.86%) CSS
5 40 (4.59%) HTML5
6 37 (4.25%) Middleware
7 36 (4.13%) Web Services
7 36 (4.13%) jQuery
8 29 (3.33%) XML
9 26 (2.99%) J2EE
10 23 (2.64%) SOAP
11 22 (2.53%) CSS3
12 21 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (2.18%) AngularJS
14 18 (2.07%) .NET Framework
15 17 (1.95%) Castle Windsor
16 16 (1.84%) Ajax
17 14 (1.61%) WCF
18 12 (1.38%) JSON
18 12 (1.38%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.20%) Management Information System
2 25 (2.87%) Mainframe
2 25 (2.87%) Computer Science
2 25 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (2.41%) Credit Risk
4 20 (2.30%) Statistics
5 17 (1.95%) Economics
6 16 (1.84%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.38%) Clustering
9 11 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.15%) Social Network
10 10 (1.15%) Replication
10 10 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (1.03%) SecurID
12 7 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.57%) Open Source
13 5 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 140 (16.07%) Windows
2 76 (8.73%) UNIX
3 58 (6.66%) Linux
4 39 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 20 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.26%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.03%) AIX
10 9 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.69%) MVS
11 6 (0.69%) VMS
12 5 (0.57%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.46%) zOS
14 3 (0.34%) Solaris
15 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.11%) CentOS
16 1 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 121 (13.89%) Project Management
3 100 (11.48%) ITIL
4 80 (9.18%) Change Management
5 74 (8.50%) PRINCE2
6 63 (7.23%) UML
7 62 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (6.08%) Data Analysis
9 52 (5.97%) Analytics
10 48 (5.51%) Business Analysis
11 47 (5.40%) TDD
12 41 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (4.59%) BPMN
14 38 (4.36%) Systems Analysis
15 37 (4.25%) Software Engineering
16 36 (4.13%) CRM
17 34 (3.90%) Risk Management
17 34 (3.90%) Incident Management
18 33 (3.79%) Service Management
19 32 (3.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 152 (17.45%) SQL
2 84 (9.64%) C#
3 82 (9.41%) JavaScript
4 69 (7.92%) Java
5 37 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 27 (3.10%) Python
7 26 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 25 (2.87%) Perl
9 24 (2.76%) VB
10 18 (2.07%) PHP
11 16 (1.84%) C++
12 14 (1.61%) COBOL
12 14 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.49%) VBA
13 13 (1.49%) VBScript
14 10 (1.15%) C
15 9 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.92%) Ruby
17 7 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 92 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 82 (9.41%) Degree
3 42 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.59%) ISEB
5 33 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.18%) PMI Certification
6 19 (2.18%) MCSE
7 17 (1.95%) MCITP
8 16 (1.84%) MCP
9 15 (1.72%) CCA
10 14 (1.61%) PMP
11 12 (1.38%) CCNA
11 12 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.26%) CCNP
13 10 (1.15%) CISSP
13 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.92%) MBA
15 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.17%) SLA
2 15 (1.72%) QA
3 12 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.03%) COBIT
5 6 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) COSO
8 1 (0.11%) BS25999
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 43 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.49%) XenApp
4 11 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 10 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.80%) Snort
9 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.34%) LiteSpeed
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.34%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.11%) vSphere
12 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.11%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 15 (1.72%) Tivoli
2 13 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (1.03%) Nessus
4 8 (0.92%) OpenView
4 8 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.80%) HP NNM
5 7 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.46%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.46%) Puppet
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.11%) SCCM
11 1 (0.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 118 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 81 (9.30%) Oracle
3 63 (7.23%) Fujitsu
4 54 (6.20%) VMware
5 40 (4.59%) Cisco
6 29 (3.33%) Citrix
7 27 (3.10%) HP
8 24 (2.76%) Google
9 23 (2.64%) Juniper
9 23 (2.64%) IBM
9 23 (2.64%) Hyperion
10 22 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 17 (1.95%) Symantec
11 17 (1.95%) EMC
12 14 (1.61%) Twitter
13 13 (1.49%) F5
14 12 (1.38%) Fortinet
14 12 (1.38%) McAfee
15 11 (1.26%) Facebook
16 9 (1.03%) Splunk
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum various bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/health
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago