The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 39 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.60% 18.64% 23.74%
As % of the General category 50.65% 51.56% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 29
Median salary £33,750 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 64 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.69% 36.16% 46.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 69
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Finance
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Chester region.

Finance Salary Trend in Chester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) Advertising
4 16 (21.33%) Degree
5 14 (18.67%) Retail
6 13 (17.33%) ISEB
7 12 (16.00%) SAS
7 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.67%) iSeries
9 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.67%) AS400
9 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.67%) Project Management
9 8 (10.67%) RPG
9 8 (10.67%) Java
10 7 (9.33%) HND
10 7 (9.33%) Local Government
10 7 (9.33%) Banking
10 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
10 7 (9.33%) Marketing
10 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (9.33%) SDLC
11 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.00%) CSS
11 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.67%) HTML
12 5 (6.67%) Windows
12 5 (6.67%) Software Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.00%) SAS
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) MS Access
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.67%) Advertising
2 14 (18.67%) Retail
3 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Local Government
3 7 (9.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Analyst
2 21 (28.00%) Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Programmer
4 8 (10.67%) RPG Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) Graduate
6 6 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (5.33%) AS400 Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) RPG Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Service Support Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) CSS
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 4 (5.33%) jQuery
4 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.67%) WCF
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.33%) JDBC
6 1 (1.33%) JSP
6 1 (1.33%) Servlets
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) WinForms
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) AS400
2 8 (10.67%) iSeries
3 3 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
3 8 (10.67%) Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) SDLC
4 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.67%) MVC
6 5 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (6.67%) System Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Change Management
8 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.00%) ETL
8 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) RPG
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.33%) RPG IV
4 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.00%) VBA
5 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.33%) Delphi
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) ISEB
3 7 (9.33%) HND
3 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) MCSE
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) Citrix
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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