The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Finance 110 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 42.80% 22.48% 7.77%
As % of the General category 73.83% 65.91% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £37,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
149 88 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 57.98% 34.11% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 84 58 42
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +50.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £26,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £45,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Cheshire

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 28 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (33.33%) SQL
2 50 (28.74%) SAS
2 50 (28.74%) Degree
3 45 (25.86%) Analytics
4 44 (25.29%) Data Analysis
5 38 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (20.11%) Retail
7 31 (17.82%) Banking
8 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (13.79%) Marketing
9 24 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 23 (13.22%) Project Management
11 20 (11.49%) Credit Risk
12 19 (10.92%) Windows
13 18 (10.34%) Change Management
14 17 (9.77%) Economics
14 17 (9.77%) Oracle
15 15 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (8.05%) Service Delivery
16 14 (8.05%) Business Development
17 13 (7.47%) Performance Management
17 13 (7.47%) Information Security
17 13 (7.47%) Web Services
18 12 (6.90%) ITIL
18 12 (6.90%) VB
18 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
18 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
18 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
19 11 (6.32%) Mathematics
19 11 (6.32%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 50 (28.74%) SAS
2 9 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.60%) IIS
4 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.72%) Site Server
6 2 (1.15%) Mule
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.32%) MS Office
2 9 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.57%) Route 53
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) Firewall
2 10 (5.75%) Internet
3 6 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.30%) Network Security
4 4 (2.30%) VPN
4 4 (2.30%) HTTP
5 3 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.72%) LAN
5 3 (1.72%) WAN
5 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.15%) SAN
6 2 (1.15%) DNS
6 2 (1.15%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.57%) SSH
7 1 (0.57%) MPLS
7 1 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.84%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.87%) Informix
6 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.72%) DB2
8 3 (1.72%) OLAP
8 3 (1.72%) QlikView
8 3 (1.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) JIRA
2 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.87%) Selenium
2 5 (2.87%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.30%) Mockito
3 4 (2.30%) ERwin
3 4 (2.30%) JUnit
3 4 (2.30%) Introscope
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.57%) JMeter
5 1 (0.57%) ChangeMan
5 1 (0.57%) Subversion
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (20.11%) Retail
2 31 (17.82%) Banking
3 24 (13.79%) Marketing
4 10 (5.75%) Legal
4 10 (5.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.15%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Analyst
2 38 (21.84%) Senior Analyst
3 27 (15.52%) Developer
3 27 (15.52%) Strategy Analyst
4 17 (9.77%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.05%) Consultant
6 8 (4.60%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 6 (3.45%) Data Mining Analyst
7 6 (3.45%) Strategy Manager
7 6 (3.45%) Incident Manager
7 6 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (3.45%) Senior Data Analyst
7 6 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.45%) Operations Manager
8 5 (2.87%) .NET Developer
8 5 (2.87%) Service Manager
8 5 (2.87%) Perl Developer
8 5 (2.87%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.47%) Web Services
2 11 (6.32%) XML
3 8 (4.60%) .NET
4 7 (4.02%) J2EE
4 7 (4.02%) HTML
4 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.02%) CSS
5 6 (3.45%) WSDL
5 6 (3.45%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (3.45%) SOAP
5 6 (3.45%) XSL
5 6 (3.45%) Spring
6 5 (2.87%) Ajax
7 4 (2.30%) PowerMock
7 4 (2.30%) JAX-RS
7 4 (2.30%) RESTful
7 4 (2.30%) JSON
7 4 (2.30%) JDBC
7 4 (2.30%) Servlets
8 3 (1.72%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) Credit Risk
2 17 (9.77%) Economics
3 12 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.32%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.17%) Statistics
6 5 (2.87%) Open Source
7 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.72%) Physics
8 3 (1.72%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) EPoS
10 1 (0.57%) Firmware
10 1 (0.57%) CMDB
10 1 (0.57%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.92%) Windows
2 10 (5.75%) UNIX
3 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.72%) Linux
6 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) Analytics
2 44 (25.29%) Data Analysis
3 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.22%) Project Management
5 18 (10.34%) Change Management
6 15 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.05%) Service Delivery
7 14 (8.05%) Business Development
8 13 (7.47%) Performance Management
8 13 (7.47%) Information Security
9 12 (6.90%) ITIL
9 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.17%) Validation
12 9 (5.17%) Business Continuity
12 9 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.17%) ETL
12 9 (5.17%) Digital Forensics
13 8 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (6.90%) VB
3 11 (6.32%) VBA
4 9 (5.17%) Java
4 9 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.45%) C#
5 6 (3.45%) Perl
5 6 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.87%) VB6
6 5 (2.87%) Python
7 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.72%) PHP
8 3 (1.72%) C
8 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.15%) XPath
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 50 (28.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) CEH
2 5 (2.87%) CISSP
2 5 (2.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (2.87%) EnCE
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) ISEB
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.72%) CCNA
4 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.72%) CBAP
5 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.15%) PMP
5 2 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MBA
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) ACCA
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (1.72%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Legato
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.57%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (9.77%) Oracle
2 11 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.75%) IBM
4 8 (4.60%) HP
5 6 (3.45%) Perforce
6 5 (2.87%) VMware
7 4 (2.30%) Compuware
7 4 (2.30%) Cisco
7 4 (2.30%) Sybase
8 3 (1.72%) Citrix
8 3 (1.72%) Dundas
8 3 (1.72%) Vertica
9 2 (1.15%) Tableau
9 2 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.15%) EMC
9 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.15%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
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