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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 5 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Permanent jobs citing Finance 47 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.27% 26.96% 7.52%
As % of the General category 64.38% 74.70% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 17
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +50.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
73 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.03% 36.09% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63 54 69
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (36.30%) SAS
2 51 (34.93%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (30.82%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (26.71%) SQL
5 38 (26.03%) Analytics
6 25 (17.12%) Banking
6 25 (17.12%) Credit Risk
7 24 (16.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 22 (15.07%) Project Management
8 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (15.07%) Economics
9 21 (14.38%) Degree
10 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.70%) Data Analysis
11 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
13 17 (11.64%) Risk Management
13 17 (11.64%) Mathematics
14 16 (10.96%) VB
14 16 (10.96%) Marketing
15 15 (10.27%) Change Management
15 15 (10.27%) Data Modelling
15 15 (10.27%) Coaching
16 13 (8.90%) Windows
17 12 (8.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 12 (8.22%) Validation
17 12 (8.22%) MS Office
18 11 (7.53%) VMware
18 11 (7.53%) Business Analysis
18 11 (7.53%) Information Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (36.30%) SAS
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (3.42%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.22%) MS Office
3 9 (6.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) SAN
2 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.42%) Internet
3 5 (3.42%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (34.93%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (16.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (8.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (5.48%) Data Mining
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.42%) Informix
6 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.37%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.37%) OLAP
7 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) MS Access
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) JUnit
1 5 (3.42%) Introscope
1 5 (3.42%) JIRA
1 5 (3.42%) Selenium
1 5 (3.42%) Mockito
1 5 (3.42%) Cucumber
1 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.68%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (17.12%) Banking
2 16 (10.96%) Marketing
3 7 (4.79%) Legal
4 6 (4.11%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.42%) Retail
6 3 (2.05%) Games
7 2 (1.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (28.08%) Analyst
2 26 (17.81%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Consultant
4 16 (10.96%) Developer
5 14 (9.59%) SAS Consultant
6 10 (6.85%) Insight Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Senior Data Analyst
8 8 (5.48%) Data Mining Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Strategy Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Operations Manager
10 6 (4.11%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Perl Developer
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Implementation Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Senior SAS Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) CSS
1 7 (4.79%) HTML
2 5 (3.42%) .NET
2 5 (3.42%) J2EE
2 5 (3.42%) JSON
2 5 (3.42%) RESTful
2 5 (3.42%) PowerMock
2 5 (3.42%) JAX-RS
2 5 (3.42%) JDBC
2 5 (3.42%) Servlets
2 5 (3.42%) SOAP
2 5 (3.42%) Web Services
2 5 (3.42%) XML
2 5 (3.42%) XSL
2 5 (3.42%) WSDL
2 5 (3.42%) JAX-RPC
2 5 (3.42%) Spring
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.12%) Credit Risk
3 22 (15.07%) Economics
4 17 (11.64%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.16%) Statistics
5 9 (6.16%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.16%) Clustering
5 9 (6.16%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.42%) Data Extraction
6 5 (3.42%) Open Source
6 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.42%) Mainframe
6 5 (3.42%) Physics
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.16%) UNIX
3 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.03%) Analytics
2 22 (15.07%) Project Management
2 22 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.70%) Data Analysis
4 19 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (11.64%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.27%) Change Management
6 15 (10.27%) Data Modelling
6 15 (10.27%) Coaching
7 12 (8.22%) Validation
8 11 (7.53%) Information Management
8 11 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.85%) Service Delivery
9 10 (6.85%) CHAID
9 10 (6.85%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.16%) PRINCE2
10 9 (6.16%) CRM
10 9 (6.16%) Econometrics
10 9 (6.16%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.71%) SQL
2 16 (10.96%) VB
3 10 (6.85%) VBA
4 8 (5.48%) Perl
4 8 (5.48%) Java
5 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.79%) VBScript
5 7 (4.79%) Python
5 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.42%) C
7 3 (2.05%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.16%) MCITP
2 9 (6.16%) MCSE
3 7 (4.79%) ISEB
3 7 (4.79%) CBAP
4 4 (2.74%) CISSP
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.74%) CCNP
4 4 (2.74%) CCNA
4 4 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MBA
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
1 1 (0.68%) QA
1 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.16%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.68%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Legato
1 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.68%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) VMware
3 8 (5.48%) EMC
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle
5 6 (4.11%) IBM
5 6 (4.11%) HP
5 6 (4.11%) Teradata
6 5 (3.42%) Compuware
6 5 (3.42%) Perforce
7 4 (2.74%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.37%) Citrix
9 2 (1.37%) Tableau
9 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.68%) Remedy
10 1 (0.68%) BMC
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas
10 1 (0.68%) Capita
10 1 (0.68%) Google
10 1 (0.68%) Sun
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