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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.11% 28.24% 19.29%
As % of the General category 42.86% 52.86% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 32
Median salary £32,500 £28,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -42.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £65,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
35 70 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.93% 53.44% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 59 61
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
4 7 (18.92%) Advertising
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Banking
5 5 (13.51%) C#
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) ISEB
6 4 (10.81%) .NET
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (10.81%) DNS
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) ProxySG
6 4 (10.81%) ITSM
6 4 (10.81%) VLAN
6 4 (10.81%) Time Management
6 4 (10.81%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.81%) Fintech
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
1 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (10.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (10.81%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Gradle
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Moq
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (18.92%) Advertising
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) French Language
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Military
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
3 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Tester
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (2.70%) WinForms
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.81%) Fintech
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) ITSM
3 4 (10.81%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 3 (8.11%) Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ACCA
4 1 (2.70%) CIMA
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
3 4 (10.81%) F5
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) NICE Systems
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.41%) Teradata
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.70%) Huawei
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
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