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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 4 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Finance 37 71 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.78% 31.84% 7.12%
As % of the General category 52.11% 77.17% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 17
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
71 92 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.04% 41.26% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 77
Average salary £45,950 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.40% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (30.21%) SAS
2 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (21.88%) SQL
4 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 15 (15.63%) Analytics
7 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
7 15 (15.63%) Project Management
8 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (14.58%) Windows
8 14 (14.58%) Banking
9 12 (12.50%) Change Management
9 12 (12.50%) VMware
10 11 (11.46%) VB
10 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
10 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (10.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (10.42%) MCITP
11 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (10.42%) MCSE
11 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
11 10 (10.42%) VMware ESX
11 10 (10.42%) Clustering
11 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.42%) SAN
12 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (9.38%) EMC
12 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (30.21%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.25%) MS Project
4 5 (5.21%) MS Office
4 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) SAN
2 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (10.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.08%) OLAP
6 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.58%) Banking
2 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Games
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Consultant
3 12 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) Implementation Consultant
6 4 (4.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.17%) Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (3.13%) DBA
7 3 (3.13%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Server Support
7 3 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Clustering
3 8 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.29%) Data Integration
5 6 (6.25%) Economics
5 6 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) FMCG
8 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.08%) Physics
8 2 (2.08%) Statistics
9 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) Analytics
1 15 (15.63%) Project Management
2 14 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
5 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.38%) Information Management
7 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.33%) Coaching
8 7 (7.29%) CHAID
8 7 (7.29%) Business Analytics
8 7 (7.29%) Financial Analysis
9 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) VB
3 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.33%) VBScript
4 5 (5.21%) Java
5 4 (4.17%) VBA
6 3 (3.13%) C#
7 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (2.08%) C
8 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.04%) Python
8 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) MCITP
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (10.42%) MCSE
2 8 (8.33%) Degree
3 7 (7.29%) ISEB
3 7 (7.29%) CBAP
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) CISSP
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.17%) CCNP
4 4 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MBA
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Samba
4 1 (1.04%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Legato
1 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) VMware
3 9 (9.38%) EMC
4 6 (6.25%) Teradata
5 4 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (2.08%) Tableau
7 2 (2.08%) Citrix
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Remedy
8 1 (1.04%) BMC
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas
8 1 (1.04%) HP
8 1 (1.04%) Compaq
8 1 (1.04%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
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