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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Finance 127 69 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.64% 26.74% 9.55%
As % of the General category 74.71% 66.35% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72 51 13
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £38,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £53,000
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
170 104 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.42% 40.31% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 96 76 40
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,186 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £70,000
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 22 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (31.91%) SAS
2 59 (31.38%) SQL
3 51 (27.13%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (26.60%) Analytics
5 48 (25.53%) Degree
6 42 (22.34%) Data Analysis
7 34 (18.09%) Banking
8 30 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (14.89%) Project Management
10 27 (14.36%) Retail
11 26 (13.83%) Credit Risk
12 25 (13.30%) Marketing
13 23 (12.23%) Economics
14 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
15 19 (10.11%) Windows
16 18 (9.57%) Change Management
16 18 (9.57%) Risk Management
17 17 (9.04%) Oracle
17 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
18 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (7.98%) VBA
18 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
18 15 (7.98%) Information Security
18 15 (7.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 14 (7.45%) Financial Institution
19 14 (7.45%) VB
19 14 (7.45%) Web Services
19 14 (7.45%) Data Modelling
20 13 (6.91%) MS Office
20 13 (6.91%) Microsoft

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (31.91%) SAS
2 10 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.26%) IIS
4 5 (2.66%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.60%) Site Server
7 2 (1.06%) Mule
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (6.91%) MS Office
2 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (0.53%) Route 53
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Firewall
1 11 (5.85%) Internet
2 6 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.66%) HTTP
4 4 (2.13%) Network Security
4 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.13%) VPN
5 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.60%) LAN
5 3 (1.60%) WAN
5 3 (1.60%) SAN
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.53%) SSH
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
7 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.13%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.19%) Informix
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.60%) DB2
8 3 (1.60%) Big Data
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.06%) QlikView
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
10 1 (0.53%) OLAP
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) JIRA
2 6 (3.19%) Selenium
2 6 (3.19%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.66%) Introscope
3 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.66%) JUnit
3 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.66%) Mockito
4 4 (2.13%) ERwin
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.53%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.53%) JMeter
6 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (18.09%) Banking
2 27 (14.36%) Retail
3 25 (13.30%) Marketing
4 14 (7.45%) Financial Institution
5 12 (6.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (27.66%) Analyst
2 40 (21.28%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (13.30%) Strategy Analyst
3 25 (13.30%) Developer
4 19 (10.11%) Consultant
5 16 (8.51%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.32%) Insight Analyst
6 10 (5.32%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Data Mining Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Data Analyst
7 8 (4.26%) Senior Data Analyst
8 7 (3.72%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.72%) Operations Manager
9 6 (3.19%) Python Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Perl Developer
9 6 (3.19%) Incident Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Technical Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Security Manager
10 5 (2.66%) Senior SAS Consultant
10 5 (2.66%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.45%) Web Services
2 12 (6.38%) XML
3 8 (4.26%) HTML
3 8 (4.26%) J2EE
3 8 (4.26%) CSS
4 7 (3.72%) Spring
4 7 (3.72%) XSL
4 7 (3.72%) SOAP
4 7 (3.72%) .NET
4 7 (3.72%) WSDL
4 7 (3.72%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (3.19%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.66%) Ajax
6 5 (2.66%) JDBC
6 5 (2.66%) Servlets
6 5 (2.66%) JAX-RS
6 5 (2.66%) RESTful
6 5 (2.66%) PowerMock
6 5 (2.66%) JSON
7 2 (1.06%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.83%) Credit Risk
2 23 (12.23%) Economics
3 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.85%) Statistics
4 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.19%) Open Source
6 5 (2.66%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.66%) Data Extraction
6 5 (2.66%) Physics
7 4 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.60%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) Firmware
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
10 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.11%) Windows
2 11 (5.85%) UNIX
3 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.60%) Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.60%) Analytics
2 42 (22.34%) Data Analysis
3 30 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (14.89%) Project Management
5 18 (9.57%) Change Management
5 18 (9.57%) Risk Management
6 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
6 15 (7.98%) Information Security
7 14 (7.45%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.91%) Business Development
9 12 (6.38%) Performance Management
9 12 (6.38%) ITIL
9 12 (6.38%) Validation
10 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.85%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.32%) CHAID
11 10 (5.32%) Econometrics
12 9 (4.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.38%) SQL
2 15 (7.98%) VBA
3 14 (7.45%) VB
4 10 (5.32%) Java
4 10 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.79%) Perl
6 7 (3.72%) Python
7 5 (2.66%) VB6
7 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.66%) C
8 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.13%) C#
9 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.60%) PHP
9 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.06%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
11 1 (0.53%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 48 (25.53%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) CISSP
3 5 (2.66%) CEH
3 5 (2.66%) CCNA
3 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.66%) EnCE
3 5 (2.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (2.13%) ISEB
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.60%) CBAP
6 2 (1.06%) PMP
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.06%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) Samba
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Legato
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (9.04%) Oracle
2 13 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.38%) IBM
4 10 (5.32%) HP
5 7 (3.72%) Perforce
6 5 (2.66%) VMware
6 5 (2.66%) Compuware
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco
7 4 (2.13%) Sybase
8 3 (1.60%) EMC
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Vertica
9 2 (1.06%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.53%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.53%) Sun
10 1 (0.53%) Adobe
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