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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 63 106 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.92% 41.41% 22.09%
As % of the General category 64.29% 71.14% 65.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 65 31
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £29,786 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
98 149 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 41.88% 58.20% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 47 87 57
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £33,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £100,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 46 (47.42%) SQL
3 38 (39.18%) Analytics
4 37 (38.14%) MS Office
5 34 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (34.02%) MS Excel
6 33 (34.02%) Marketing
7 32 (32.99%) Benchmarking
8 31 (31.96%) Predictive Modelling
8 31 (31.96%) Credit Risk
9 28 (28.87%) Business Development
9 28 (28.87%) Degree
10 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (27.84%) SAS
10 27 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (26.80%) Data Mining
11 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (25.77%) Statistical Analysis
12 25 (25.77%) Spreadsheet
12 25 (25.77%) Business Analytics
13 23 (23.71%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (20.62%) HTML
15 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
16 12 (12.37%) CSS
17 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
17 11 (11.34%) jQuery
17 11 (11.34%) Coaching
18 10 (10.31%) Entity Framework
18 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (27.84%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (38.14%) MS Office
2 33 (34.02%) MS Excel
3 25 (25.77%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (23.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
2 3 (3.09%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) DHCP
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) QSIG
4 1 (1.03%) H.323
4 1 (1.03%) SMS
4 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.05%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (26.80%) Data Mining
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 1 (1.03%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.03%) QlikView
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) Maven
4 2 (2.06%) JUnit
4 2 (2.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Ant
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 33 (34.02%) Marketing
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
2 10 (10.31%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.06%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.06%) French Language
5 2 (2.06%) German Language
5 2 (2.06%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Developer
2 13 (13.40%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Web Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Business Manager
5 6 (6.19%) Integration Manager
5 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Junior Developer
7 3 (3.09%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Junior
8 2 (2.06%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.06%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) HTML
2 12 (12.37%) CSS
3 11 (11.34%) jQuery
4 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
4 10 (10.31%) Entity Framework
4 10 (10.31%) .NET
4 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.28%) Ajax
6 8 (8.25%) HTML5
7 4 (4.12%) Web Services
8 3 (3.09%) XML
8 3 (3.09%) JDBC
8 3 (3.09%) Spring
8 3 (3.09%) SignalR
8 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.06%) JSON
9 2 (2.06%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (31.96%) Credit Risk
3 8 (8.25%) N-Tier
4 7 (7.22%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) EFT
6 1 (1.03%) W3C
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Analytics
2 32 (32.99%) Benchmarking
3 31 (31.96%) Predictive Modelling
4 28 (28.87%) Business Development
5 27 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (25.77%) Statistical Analysis
7 25 (25.77%) Business Analytics
8 11 (11.34%) Coaching
8 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.25%) SEO
9 8 (8.25%) Mobile Development
9 8 (8.25%) Performance Management
9 8 (8.25%) Market Research
10 7 (7.22%) Web Analytics
11 6 (6.19%) People Management
12 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
13 4 (4.12%) Scrum
13 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.31%) C#
4 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.12%) Java
6 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.03%) XPath
7 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (28.87%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) CCNA
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CIMA
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (49.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle
3 7 (7.22%) Google
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) Cognos
6 1 (1.03%) Teradata
6 1 (1.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.03%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) Tableau
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) Juniper
6 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
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