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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 397 575 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.01% 30.09% 25.61%
As % of the General category 55.52% 65.86% 62.20%
Number of salaries quoted 301 452 319
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £70,000
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
715 873 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.45% 45.68% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 547 678 503
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 28 August 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
Warrington 0 96 £41,250 +10.00% 13
Chester -4 70 £45,000 +16.12% 9
Knutsford 0 54 £46,750 -6.50% 10
Crewe +7 45 £37,500 -12.28% 4
Wilmslow -13 11 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Northwich 0 10 £47,500 +35.71%
Nantwich +8 3 £22,500 -47.05%
Macclesfield +1 3 £45,500 +40.00%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £34,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 228 (26.33%) SQL
2 194 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (19.86%) Risk Management
4 165 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 150 (17.32%) SQL Server
6 144 (16.63%) .NET
7 140 (16.17%) Financial Institution
8 129 (14.90%) Windows
9 123 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
10 122 (14.09%) JavaScript
11 119 (13.74%) HTML
12 118 (13.63%) MS Excel
12 118 (13.63%) Retail
13 117 (13.51%) Banking
14 104 (12.01%) Wireless
15 100 (11.55%) Customer Engagement
16 99 (11.43%) Degree
17 95 (10.97%) CSS
18 92 (10.62%) Web Services
19 91 (10.51%) Information Security
19 91 (10.51%) SDLC
20 87 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
20 87 (10.05%) Project Management
21 86 (9.93%) C#
22 85 (9.82%) Java
23 84 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
24 80 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
25 78 (9.01%) jQuery
26 71 (8.20%) T-SQL
27 68 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.46%) SAS
3 28 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (1.96%) CMS
4 17 (1.96%) JBoss
5 15 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.62%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.50%) IIS
8 12 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.04%) Apache
10 7 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.58%) Lync
12 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.46%) Liferay
13 4 (0.46%) Confluence
13 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 118 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 66 (7.62%) MS Office
3 41 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.12%) Spreadsheet
4 27 (3.12%) MS Project
5 6 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.19%) Dynamics GP
2 19 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (1.15%) SAP FI
5 9 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (1.04%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.81%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.46%) Magento
10 3 (0.35%) Line 500
10 3 (0.35%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.04%) PaaS
2 8 (0.92%) Office 365
3 7 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.81%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 104 (12.01%) Wireless
2 41 (4.73%) HTTP
3 39 (4.50%) Firewall
4 26 (3.00%) Network Security
5 23 (2.66%) DNS
6 16 (1.85%) Internet
7 15 (1.73%) LAN
8 13 (1.50%) WAN
8 13 (1.50%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.50%) SSL
9 12 (1.39%) HTTPS
9 12 (1.39%) DHCP
10 9 (1.04%) VPN
11 8 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.81%) VLAN
13 6 (0.69%) Intranet
14 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.23%) SAN
15 2 (0.23%) NetScreen
15 2 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (6.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 41 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 38 (4.39%) MySQL
8 32 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.39%) Big Data
11 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.39%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.81%) Pentaho
16 6 (0.69%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 51 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.66%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.08%) Subversion
4 17 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.62%) JIRA
7 12 (1.39%) MSTest
8 10 (1.15%) Maven
9 9 (1.04%) Selenium
9 9 (1.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.92%) Jasmine
10 8 (0.92%) Axure RP
10 8 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.92%) JUnit
11 7 (0.81%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.69%) Grunt
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.46%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.46%) Ant
14 4 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 140 (16.17%) Financial Institution
2 118 (13.63%) Retail
3 117 (13.51%) Banking
4 45 (5.20%) Marketing
5 37 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.66%) Legal
7 20 (2.31%) General Ledger
8 19 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.96%) Advertising
10 15 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.92%) Back Office
12 7 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.69%) Billing
14 5 (0.58%) Law
15 4 (0.46%) Front Office
15 4 (0.46%) Publishing
16 2 (0.23%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 232 (26.79%) Analyst
2 209 (24.13%) Developer
3 69 (7.97%) Project Manager
3 69 (7.97%) Business Analyst
4 54 (6.24%) .NET Developer
5 42 (4.85%) Designer
6 40 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
7 39 (4.50%) Architect
8 36 (4.16%) Solutions Designer
9 35 (4.04%) Consultant
10 32 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
11 31 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
11 31 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 27 (3.12%) Support Analyst
14 23 (2.66%) DBA
14 23 (2.66%) Java Developer
14 23 (2.66%) Security Engineer
15 22 (2.54%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.42%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (16.63%) .NET
2 119 (13.74%) HTML
3 95 (10.97%) CSS
4 92 (10.62%) Web Services
5 78 (9.01%) jQuery
6 63 (7.27%) ASP.NET
7 50 (5.77%) HTML5
8 45 (5.20%) XML
9 44 (5.08%) .NET Framework
10 42 (4.85%) AngularJS
11 33 (3.81%) WCF
12 32 (3.70%) Entity Framework
13 31 (3.58%) KnockoutJS
14 27 (3.12%) RESTful
14 27 (3.12%) Ajax
15 25 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (2.66%) Middleware
17 20 (2.31%) J2EE
17 20 (2.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (2.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 123 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.24%) User Experience
3 41 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 32 (3.70%) Credit Risk
6 22 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.42%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.73%) PMI
9 14 (1.62%) Replication
10 13 (1.50%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.27%) GIS
12 10 (1.15%) Cryptography
13 9 (1.04%) Cybercrime
13 9 (1.04%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.92%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
14 8 (0.92%) Life Science
15 7 (0.81%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 129 (14.90%) Windows
2 63 (7.27%) UNIX
3 51 (5.89%) Linux
4 22 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.62%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.39%) AIX
7 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.15%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (0.92%) Android
10 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.35%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (19.86%) Risk Management
3 100 (11.55%) Customer Engagement
4 91 (10.51%) Information Security
4 91 (10.51%) SDLC
5 87 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (10.05%) Project Management
6 80 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (6.93%) Analytics
8 58 (6.70%) PRINCE2
9 57 (6.58%) Scrum
10 56 (6.47%) Business Analysis
11 54 (6.24%) ITIL
12 51 (5.89%) TDD
13 50 (5.77%) ETL
14 49 (5.66%) OO
15 47 (5.43%) MVC
16 44 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
17 41 (4.73%) CRM
18 39 (4.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 228 (26.33%) SQL
2 122 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 86 (9.93%) C#
4 85 (9.82%) Java
5 71 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 25 (2.89%) PHP
7 20 (2.31%) C
8 19 (2.19%) C++
9 17 (1.96%) VB
9 17 (1.96%) Python
9 17 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.85%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.50%) Perl
12 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.69%) COBOL
13 6 (0.69%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.46%) Ruby
14 4 (0.46%) Scala
14 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 99 (11.43%) Degree
2 45 (5.20%) ISEB
3 20 (2.31%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.58%) PMP
9 5 (0.58%) MBA
9 5 (0.58%) CCNA
9 5 (0.58%) CISSP
10 4 (0.46%) CISA
10 4 (0.46%) CISM
11 3 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.23%) CCIE
12 2 (0.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.35%) SLA
3 16 (1.85%) QA
4 15 (1.73%) COBIT
5 11 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.04%) Terminal Server
2 9 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) Snort
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.35%) Oozie
4 2 (0.23%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.12%) Foglight
5 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 165 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 64 (7.39%) Oracle
3 39 (4.50%) SAP
4 26 (3.00%) Cisco
4 26 (3.00%) IBM
5 21 (2.42%) VMware
6 20 (2.31%) Sage
7 17 (1.96%) JD Edwards
8 15 (1.73%) HP
9 11 (1.27%) Epicor
9 11 (1.27%) Teradata
10 9 (1.04%) Apple
11 8 (0.92%) Cognos
11 8 (0.92%) Splunk
11 8 (0.92%) Talend
12 7 (0.81%) Google
12 7 (0.81%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.69%) Juniper
13 6 (0.69%) Informatica
13 6 (0.69%) Symantec
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
threesixty selection
Salary: £80,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Potential
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + up to 20% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago