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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 13 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 23 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.44% 18.64% 21.65%
As % of the General category 46.00% 56.90% 68.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 42
Median salary £33,250 £30,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £71,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
50 58 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.56% 32.77% 31.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 61
Median salary £34,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 8 December 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Advertising
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) Degree
6 7 (14.29%) Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 6 (12.24%) Banking
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Unix
7 6 (12.24%) Fintech
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Windows
9 4 (8.16%) ITSM
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) TDD
9 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
9 4 (8.16%) Linux
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.16%) C#
9 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco
9 4 (8.16%) DNS
9 4 (8.16%) ISEB
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Time Management

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 1 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
1 4 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (6.12%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (24.49%) Advertising
2 7 (14.29%) Marketing
3 6 (12.24%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) French Language
5 2 (4.08%) German Language
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Unix Support
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Unix Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
1 3 (6.12%) JPA
1 3 (6.12%) REST
1 3 (6.12%) SOAP
1 3 (6.12%) Spring
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (2.04%) WinForms
2 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Fintech
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Service Management
3 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.16%) ITSM
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) TDD
4 4 (8.16%) Time Management
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.12%) Data Management
5 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.12%) ETL
5 3 (6.12%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) RPG
4 1 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
3 3 (6.12%) HND
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ACCA
5 1 (2.04%) CIMA
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco
2 4 (8.16%) F5
3 3 (6.12%) Avaya
4 2 (4.08%) NICE Systems
4 2 (4.08%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Nokia
5 1 (2.04%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Sage
5 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
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