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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 508 413 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 26.04% 22.97%
As % of the General category 62.41% 65.97% 63.48%
Number of salaries quoted 388 290 284
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 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
814 626 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.73% 39.47% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 442 491
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 120 £50,000 +7.52% 6
Warrington -1 89 £37,500 - 10
Wilmslow +1 48 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Crewe 0 41 £37,500 +30.43% 15
Chester -1 33 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Macclesfield -17 23 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Sandbach - 11 - -
Northwich +6 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Runcorn -9 2 £32,000 -50.76% 2
Nantwich -2 1 £50,000 +14.94%
Daresbury - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 242 (22.77%) Windows
2 187 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (17.40%) Microsoft
4 154 (14.49%) .NET
4 154 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (14.30%) SQL
5 152 (14.30%) SQL Server
6 148 (13.92%) ITIL
6 148 (13.92%) Financial Institution
7 146 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 135 (12.70%) UNIX
9 126 (11.85%) MS Excel
10 125 (11.76%) Project Management
11 119 (11.19%) C#
12 111 (10.44%) Service Delivery
13 104 (9.78%) Banking
14 99 (9.31%) Oracle
14 99 (9.31%) Degree
15 92 (8.65%) Risk Management
16 85 (8.00%) Retail
17 79 (7.43%) ISEB
18 76 (7.15%) Java
19 75 (7.06%) HTML
19 75 (7.06%) Web Services
20 69 (6.49%) Information Security
21 68 (6.40%) T-SQL
21 68 (6.40%) ASP.NET
21 68 (6.40%) Problem Management
22 67 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
22 67 (6.30%) SLA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.54%) IIS
3 23 (2.16%) NServiceBus
4 17 (1.60%) SAS
4 17 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.75%) CICS
7 8 (0.75%) JBoss
8 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.47%) Apache
9 5 (0.47%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.094%) Umbraco
Applications
1 126 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.57%) MS Office
3 20 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.69%) MS Project
5 12 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.094%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 17 (1.60%) SAP FI
4 15 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 11 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
8 9 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.56%) HFM
10 5 (0.47%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.94%) SaaS
3 3 (0.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 41 (3.86%) LAN
2 41 (3.86%) WAN
3 40 (3.76%) Wireless
4 36 (3.39%) Firewall
5 27 (2.54%) Internet
6 24 (2.26%) SAN
7 21 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (1.69%) Network Security
10 14 (1.32%) MPLS
10 14 (1.32%) OSPF
10 14 (1.32%) BGP
10 14 (1.32%) DNS
11 12 (1.13%) SMTP
12 10 (0.94%) SSL
12 10 (0.94%) NetScreen
12 10 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.94%) HTTP
12 10 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (1.98%) DB2
9 20 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (1.88%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 15 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (1.13%) OLAP
14 11 (1.03%) MySQL
14 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 10 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 47 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (3.29%) Selenium
4 22 (2.07%) SpecFlow
5 19 (1.79%) NUnit
6 16 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.85%) MSTest
8 9 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (0.85%) Moq
8 9 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.75%) FitNesse
9 8 (0.75%) JIRA
10 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.56%) Subversion
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.28%) ProC
13 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 148 (13.92%) Financial Institution
2 104 (9.78%) Banking
3 85 (8.00%) Retail
4 32 (3.01%) General Ledger
5 30 (2.82%) Legal
5 30 (2.82%) Marketing
6 28 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.88%) Back Office
8 13 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.56%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.47%) German Language
11 5 (0.47%) Games
11 5 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (20.98%) Analyst
2 134 (12.61%) Developer
3 81 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 76 (7.15%) Consultant
5 68 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 61 (5.74%) DBA
7 57 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 53 (4.99%) Security Engineer
9 45 (4.23%) Architect
9 45 (4.23%) Administrator
10 39 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
11 38 (3.57%) Security Analyst
11 38 (3.57%) Designer
12 35 (3.29%) Service Manager
12 35 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
13 27 (2.54%) Oracle DBA
14 26 (2.45%) Support Engineer
14 26 (2.45%) Business Systems Analyst
15 24 (2.26%) ASP.NET Developer
16 21 (1.98%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (14.49%) .NET
2 75 (7.06%) HTML
2 75 (7.06%) Web Services
3 68 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 65 (6.11%) CSS
5 61 (5.74%) Middleware
6 48 (4.52%) WCF
6 48 (4.52%) jQuery
7 41 (3.86%) HTML5
8 37 (3.48%) .NET Framework
8 37 (3.48%) XML
9 34 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (2.82%) Castle Windsor
10 30 (2.82%) JSON
11 29 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (2.63%) LINQ
13 27 (2.54%) SOAP
14 26 (2.45%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.35%) CSS3
16 23 (2.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 154 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.55%) Management Information System
3 52 (4.89%) Mainframe
4 37 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.39%) Clustering
6 26 (2.45%) IBM Mainframe
7 25 (2.35%) User Experience
8 24 (2.26%) Tandem
9 22 (2.07%) Statistics
10 19 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.60%) Data Integration
12 16 (1.51%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.41%) Replication
14 14 (1.32%) Cryptography
15 11 (1.03%) Economics
15 11 (1.03%) Life Science
16 10 (0.94%) Open Source
17 9 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
17 9 (0.85%) Social Network
18 8 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 242 (22.77%) Windows
2 135 (12.70%) UNIX
3 58 (5.46%) Linux
4 38 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.85%) AIX
8 7 (0.66%) Android
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.47%) VMS
10 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.19%) zOS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (13.92%) ITIL
3 146 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (11.76%) Project Management
5 111 (10.44%) Service Delivery
6 92 (8.65%) Risk Management
7 69 (6.49%) Information Security
8 68 (6.40%) Problem Management
9 67 (6.30%) Change Management
10 65 (6.11%) Scrum
11 63 (5.93%) PRINCE2
12 60 (5.64%) Business Analysis
13 58 (5.46%) Service Management
14 54 (5.08%) TDD
15 51 (4.80%) UML
16 48 (4.52%) MVC
17 46 (4.33%) Risk Assessment
17 46 (4.33%) Incident Management
18 45 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 152 (14.30%) SQL
2 119 (11.19%) C#
3 76 (7.15%) Java
4 68 (6.40%) T-SQL
5 50 (4.70%) JavaScript
6 35 (3.29%) VB
7 25 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.79%) Perl
10 18 (1.69%) PHP
10 18 (1.69%) C
11 13 (1.22%) C++
11 13 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 9 (0.85%) VBScript
13 8 (0.75%) COBOL
13 8 (0.75%) JCL
13 8 (0.75%) VBA
14 7 (0.66%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (9.31%) Degree
2 79 (7.43%) ISEB
3 34 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
4 33 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 27 (2.54%) CISSP
7 22 (2.07%) VCP4
8 21 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 20 (1.88%) CCNP
10 19 (1.79%) MCITP
11 17 (1.60%) ISTQB
11 17 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (1.51%) PMI Certification
13 15 (1.41%) CISM
14 14 (1.32%) MCSE
15 13 (1.22%) PMP
16 11 (1.03%) CCIE
17 10 (0.94%) CCSE
18 8 (0.75%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.30%) SLA
2 40 (3.76%) QA
3 28 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.56%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.47%) COBIT
7 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.16%) VMware ESX
4 21 (1.98%) Snort
5 20 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 19 (1.79%) XenApp
7 14 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
10 1 (0.094%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (2.16%) Data Guard
2 20 (1.88%) Foglight
3 10 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.56%) Nessus
6 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.094%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.094%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.094%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 185 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.31%) Oracle
3 66 (6.21%) VMware
4 62 (5.83%) Cisco
5 44 (4.14%) IBM
5 44 (4.14%) SAP
6 40 (3.76%) Teradata
7 36 (3.39%) Citrix
8 32 (3.01%) Splunk
9 31 (2.92%) EMC
10 30 (2.82%) HP
11 27 (2.54%) Sourcefire
12 24 (2.26%) Juniper
13 22 (2.07%) NetApp
14 20 (1.88%) IronPort
14 20 (1.88%) Imperva
15 19 (1.79%) Hyperion
16 18 (1.69%) Informatica
16 18 (1.69%) Symantec
17 14 (1.32%) F5
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + £7200Car allowance+15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Pension + Bonus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitve
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