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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 3 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Finance 35 61 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.00% 29.05% 8.98%
As % of the General category 50.00% 76.25% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
70 80 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.00% 38.10% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (21.69%) SQL
3 16 (19.28%) Windows
4 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.87%) VMware
6 13 (15.66%) SAS
6 13 (15.66%) Banking
7 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (13.25%) .NET
8 11 (13.25%) Change Management
8 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (12.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (12.05%) Problem Management
9 10 (12.05%) MCITP
9 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (12.05%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
9 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.05%) MCSE
9 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (10.84%) VB
10 9 (10.84%) HTML
10 9 (10.84%) CSS
10 9 (10.84%) Clustering
10 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (10.84%) SAN
10 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.64%) PowerShell

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (15.66%) SAS
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS Office
4 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.41%) DHCP
3 2 (2.41%) FTP
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
1 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.41%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.41%) OLAP
5 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.20%) MS Access
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (15.66%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.61%) Games
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 3 (3.61%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) Developer
4 10 (12.05%) SAS Consultant
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) DBA
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Server Support
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) CSS
3 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.43%) jQuery
4 7 (8.43%) Ajax
5 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
5 6 (7.23%) HTML5
5 6 (7.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.41%) J2EE
8 1 (1.20%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Clustering
2 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.23%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.02%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.41%) FMCG
8 1 (1.20%) W3C
8 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.25%) Change Management
4 10 (12.05%) Problem Management
4 10 (12.05%) Project Management
5 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
6 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (9.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.43%) Analytics
7 7 (8.43%) Financial Analysis
7 7 (8.43%) Information Management
8 6 (7.23%) Market Research
8 6 (7.23%) SEO
8 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.02%) ITIL
9 5 (6.02%) UML
9 5 (6.02%) Business Analytics
9 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) VB
3 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.64%) C#
3 8 (9.64%) VBScript
4 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) MCITP
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (12.05%) MCSE
2 7 (8.43%) ISEB
2 7 (8.43%) CBAP
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) VCP4
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 2 (2.41%) CISSP
4 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) MBA
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.87%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) EMC
4 6 (7.23%) Teradata
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle
5 3 (3.61%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) BMC
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Remedy
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Capita
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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