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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 33 38 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.73% 19.49% 30.59%
As % of the General category 53.23% 51.35% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 29
Average salary £30,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average 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
62 74 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 55.86% 37.95% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 48
Average salary £28,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 5 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) Retail
4 17 (21.79%) Java
5 14 (17.95%) Marketing
5 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.67%) SAS
7 11 (14.10%) Project Management
8 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.54%) Banking
9 9 (11.54%) ISEB
9 9 (11.54%) Migration
9 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.97%) Games
11 7 (8.97%) Advertising
11 7 (8.97%) Oracle
12 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
12 6 (7.69%) QA
13 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
13 5 (6.41%) Degree
13 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (6.41%) RESTful
13 5 (6.41%) SDLC
13 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
13 5 (6.41%) IBM
13 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.41%) Unix

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (16.67%) SAS
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DHCP
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
1 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.56%) MPLS
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Broadband
3 1 (1.28%) VLAN
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.85%) Redis
2 2 (2.56%) MS Access
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) JUnit
2 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (30.77%) Retail
2 14 (17.95%) Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Banking
4 7 (8.97%) Advertising
4 7 (8.97%) Games
5 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (2.56%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Commercial Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Development Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Finance Manager
7 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Finance Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Finance Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) RESTful
2 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.13%) JSON
2 4 (5.13%) SOAP
2 4 (5.13%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) Android SDK
3 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 3 (3.85%) HTML
3 3 (3.85%) iOS SDK
3 3 (3.85%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) JDBC
3 3 (3.85%) jQuery
3 3 (3.85%) Kafka
3 3 (3.85%) Spring
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.56%) HTML5
4 2 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.28%) CSS3
5 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.56%) Fintech
4 2 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.28%) Economics
5 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Android
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.10%) Project Management
3 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
7 4 (5.13%) Change Management
7 4 (5.13%) Data Management
7 4 (5.13%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) OO
7 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.85%) High Availability
8 3 (3.85%) Line Management
8 3 (3.85%) Microservices
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Software Delivery
8 3 (3.85%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.28%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) HND
4 2 (2.56%) CEH
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) BMC
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Core Bens + Flexi Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago