The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Finance 101 54 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.73% 21.09% 9.38%
As % of the General category 70.14% 64.29% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 27 12
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,529 £36,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £82,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
144 84 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.06% 32.81% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 53 44
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,535 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Cheshire

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 57 (33.33%) SQL
2 52 (30.41%) Degree
3 49 (28.65%) SAS
4 44 (25.73%) Data Analysis
5 43 (25.15%) Analytics
6 40 (23.39%) Retail
7 33 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (16.37%) Banking
9 26 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (14.62%) SQL Server
11 23 (13.45%) Marketing
12 21 (12.28%) Project Management
13 19 (11.11%) Windows
14 18 (10.53%) Credit Risk
15 17 (9.94%) Change Management
16 16 (9.36%) Oracle
17 15 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (8.77%) Business Development
18 14 (8.19%) Performance Management
19 13 (7.60%) Information Security
19 13 (7.60%) Economics
20 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
20 12 (7.02%) Management Information System
20 12 (7.02%) Risk Management
20 12 (7.02%) Web Services
20 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
21 11 (6.43%) ITIL
21 11 (6.43%) VB
21 11 (6.43%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 49 (28.65%) SAS
2 8 (4.68%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.68%) IIS
3 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.75%) Site Server
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.17%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (5.85%) MS Office
2 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) Firewall
2 9 (5.26%) Internet
3 6 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.34%) Network Security
4 4 (2.34%) VPN
5 3 (1.75%) LAN
5 3 (1.75%) WAN
5 3 (1.75%) HTTP
5 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.17%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.58%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (14.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.92%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.34%) Informix
7 4 (2.34%) OLAP
8 3 (1.75%) DB2
8 3 (1.75%) QlikView
8 3 (1.75%) Big Data
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) JIRA
2 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.34%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.34%) Selenium
3 4 (2.34%) ERwin
4 3 (1.75%) JUnit
4 3 (1.75%) Introscope
4 3 (1.75%) Mockito
4 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 40 (23.39%) Retail
2 28 (16.37%) Banking
3 23 (13.45%) Marketing
4 10 (5.85%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.17%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Analyst
2 37 (21.64%) Senior Analyst
3 28 (16.37%) Strategy Analyst
4 26 (15.20%) Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.60%) Consultant
7 8 (4.68%) Strategy Manager
8 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Insight Analyst
8 7 (4.09%) Senior Insight Analyst
9 6 (3.51%) Incident Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Senior Data Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Operations Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Business Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.92%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Data Mining Analyst
11 4 (2.34%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.02%) Web Services
2 10 (5.85%) XML
3 8 (4.68%) .NET
4 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.51%) HTML
5 6 (3.51%) J2EE
5 6 (3.51%) CSS
6 5 (2.92%) SOAP
6 5 (2.92%) XSL
6 5 (2.92%) JAX-RPC
6 5 (2.92%) WSDL
6 5 (2.92%) Ajax
6 5 (2.92%) Spring
7 4 (2.34%) MDX
8 3 (1.75%) JDBC
8 3 (1.75%) Servlets
8 3 (1.75%) JSON
8 3 (1.75%) RESTful
8 3 (1.75%) PowerMock
8 3 (1.75%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 13 (7.60%) Economics
3 12 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.68%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.68%) Statistics
5 4 (2.34%) Open Source
6 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.17%) Physics
7 2 (1.17%) Clustering
7 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.11%) Windows
2 10 (5.85%) UNIX
3 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.75%) Linux
6 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) CentOS
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.73%) Data Analysis
2 43 (25.15%) Analytics
3 26 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.28%) Project Management
5 17 (9.94%) Change Management
6 15 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.77%) Business Development
7 14 (8.19%) Performance Management
8 13 (7.60%) Information Security
9 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 12 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.43%) ITIL
11 10 (5.85%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.85%) ETL
12 9 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
13 8 (4.68%) Time Management
13 8 (4.68%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.09%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.09%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) VB
3 9 (5.26%) VBA
4 8 (4.68%) Java
4 8 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.09%) C#
6 6 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.92%) Perl
7 5 (2.92%) VB6
8 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.34%) Python
8 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.17%) XPath
10 2 (1.17%) C
11 1 (0.58%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) C++
11 1 (0.58%) JCL
Qualifications
1 52 (30.41%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) CISSP
2 5 (2.92%) CEH
2 5 (2.92%) EnCE
2 5 (2.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) ISEB
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.75%) CCNA
4 3 (1.75%) CBAP
5 2 (1.17%) PMP
5 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) ACCA
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) MBA
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.58%) Legato
2 1 (0.58%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle
2 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) HP
5 5 (2.92%) Perforce
5 5 (2.92%) VMware
6 4 (2.34%) Dundas
6 4 (2.34%) Cisco
6 4 (2.34%) Sybase
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 3 (1.75%) Compuware
7 3 (1.75%) Vertica
8 2 (1.17%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.17%) EMC
8 2 (1.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.58%) NetApp
9 1 (0.58%) CA
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