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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 67 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.99% 25.87% 12.02%
As % of the General category 48.57% 56.78% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 34
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £28,750 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £51,750
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
70 118 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.11% 45.56% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 58
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £60,000
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 27 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) Windows
4 15 (20.83%) .NET
5 14 (19.44%) HTML
5 14 (19.44%) VMware
6 13 (18.06%) C#
6 13 (18.06%) CSS
7 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
9 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 10 (13.89%) jQuery
9 10 (13.89%) MCITP
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
9 10 (13.89%) MCSE
10 9 (12.50%) VB
10 9 (12.50%) Clustering
10 9 (12.50%) SAN
10 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (12.50%) Ajax
10 9 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (11.11%) Market Research
11 8 (11.11%) PowerShell

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (2.78%) IIS
1 2 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) 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%) Internet
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 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
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%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Ant
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.11%) 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 14 (19.44%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Junior
6 4 (5.56%) Graduate
6 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) CSS
4 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
5 10 (13.89%) jQuery
5 10 (13.89%) Entity Framework
6 9 (12.50%) Ajax
7 8 (11.11%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) Web Services
9 3 (4.17%) Apache Flex
9 3 (4.17%) SignalR
9 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.78%) J2EE
11 1 (1.39%) JDBC
11 1 (1.39%) JSP
11 1 (1.39%) Struts
11 1 (1.39%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
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%) Data Integration
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 2 (2.78%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 8 (11.11%) Market Research
3 8 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 8 (11.11%) SEO
4 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (6.94%) Project Management
6 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.56%) Coaching
7 4 (5.56%) Cyber Security
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.56%) UML
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 13 (18.06%) C#
3 9 (12.50%) VB
4 8 (11.11%) VBScript
4 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.72%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) MCSE
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (13.89%) MCITP
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) CBAP
2 4 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) CCNA
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MBA
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) 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 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) EMC
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) BMC
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Teradata
7 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) F5
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