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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 72 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.45% 29.03% 11.72%
As % of the General category 40.32% 66.06% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
62 109 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.84% 43.95% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 66
Average salary £32,500 £39,900 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.54% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
3 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) VMware
5 13 (18.06%) .NET
6 12 (16.67%) HTML
7 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.28%) CSS
7 11 (15.28%) Change Management
7 11 (15.28%) Banking
7 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (13.89%) jQuery
8 10 (13.89%) MCITP
8 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
8 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.89%) C#
8 10 (13.89%) MCSE
9 9 (12.50%) SAS
9 9 (12.50%) VB
9 9 (12.50%) SAN
9 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (12.50%) Clustering
9 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.50%) Ajax
10 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 9 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (26.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
3 2 (2.78%) FTP
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.39%) HTTP
4 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (6.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (15.28%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
2 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Law
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 14 (19.44%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Graduate
6 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Junior
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) HTML
3 11 (15.28%) CSS
4 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.89%) jQuery
5 9 (12.50%) Ajax
6 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.11%) HTML5
6 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.17%) Apache Flex
7 3 (4.17%) Web Services
8 2 (2.78%) J2EE
9 1 (1.39%) JDBC
9 1 (1.39%) JSP
9 1 (1.39%) Struts
9 1 (1.39%) J2SE
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) W3C
6 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) Change Management
3 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.11%) SEO
5 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.11%) Market Research
5 8 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (9.72%) Financial Analysis
6 7 (9.72%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) Cyber Security
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.56%) Information Management
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) VB
4 8 (11.11%) VBScript
4 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.33%) Java
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) MCSE
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (13.89%) MCITP
2 7 (9.72%) CBAP
2 7 (9.72%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) CISSP
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MBA
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) EMC
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Teradata
6 3 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) BMC
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Adobe
8 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.39%) Capita
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
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