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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing Finance 99 57 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.82% 24.57% 10.31%
As % of the General category 71.22% 59.38% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £58,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
139 96 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 54.51% 41.38% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 44
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £90,250
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 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.85%) SAS
2 56 (29.79%) SQL
3 55 (29.26%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (25.53%) Analytics
5 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (22.87%) Degree
7 38 (20.21%) Data Analysis
8 33 (17.55%) Banking
9 32 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (15.43%) Project Management
11 26 (13.83%) Credit Risk
12 23 (12.23%) Economics
13 22 (11.70%) Marketing
14 20 (10.64%) Retail
15 19 (10.11%) Risk Management
16 18 (9.57%) Windows
16 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
16 18 (9.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
17 17 (9.04%) Coaching
17 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (8.51%) Information Security
19 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
19 15 (7.98%) Change Management
19 15 (7.98%) Financial Institution
19 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
19 15 (7.98%) VBA
19 15 (7.98%) Oracle
19 15 (7.98%) Data Modelling
20 14 (7.45%) UNIX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (30.85%) SAS
2 8 (4.26%) IIS
3 7 (3.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.66%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.60%) Site Server
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (7.45%) MS Office
2 12 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.66%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
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
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.53%) Route 53
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Internet
1 11 (5.85%) Firewall
2 6 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.66%) HTTP
4 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.13%) VPN
4 4 (2.13%) Network Security
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%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.53%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.26%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.66%) Informix
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.60%) DB2
9 2 (1.06%) OLAP
9 2 (1.06%) MySQL
9 2 (1.06%) QlikView
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.06%) Big Data
10 1 (0.53%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) JUnit
1 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.66%) Introscope
1 5 (2.66%) Mockito
1 5 (2.66%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.66%) JIRA
1 5 (2.66%) Selenium
2 3 (1.60%) ERwin
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.53%) JMeter
3 1 (0.53%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 33 (17.55%) Banking
2 22 (11.70%) Marketing
3 20 (10.64%) Retail
4 15 (7.98%) Financial Institution
5 12 (6.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Analyst
2 36 (19.15%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (13.30%) Consultant
4 22 (11.70%) Developer
5 21 (11.17%) Strategy Analyst
6 17 (9.04%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.32%) Insight Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Senior Insight Analyst
8 9 (4.79%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Senior Data Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Data Mining Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) SAS Consultant
10 7 (3.72%) Operations Manager
11 6 (3.19%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (3.19%) Perl Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (3.19%) Incident Manager
11 6 (3.19%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Senior SAS Consultant
12 5 (2.66%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.38%) Web Services
2 10 (5.32%) XML
3 7 (3.72%) XSL
3 7 (3.72%) HTML
3 7 (3.72%) CSS
4 6 (3.19%) .NET
4 6 (3.19%) J2EE
5 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.66%) JDBC
5 5 (2.66%) Servlets
5 5 (2.66%) SOAP
5 5 (2.66%) WSDL
5 5 (2.66%) JAX-RPC
5 5 (2.66%) Spring
5 5 (2.66%) Ajax
5 5 (2.66%) JSON
5 5 (2.66%) RESTful
5 5 (2.66%) PowerMock
5 5 (2.66%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (13.83%) Credit Risk
3 23 (12.23%) Economics
4 17 (9.04%) Mathematics
5 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.85%) Statistics
6 9 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.66%) Physics
7 5 (2.66%) Data Extraction
7 5 (2.66%) Open Source
8 4 (2.13%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.13%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.60%) Clustering
10 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.06%) FMCG
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.57%) Windows
2 14 (7.45%) 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Linux
7 2 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.53%) Analytics
2 38 (20.21%) Data Analysis
3 32 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.43%) Project Management
5 19 (10.11%) Risk Management
6 17 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.04%) Coaching
7 16 (8.51%) Information Security
8 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.98%) Change Management
8 15 (7.98%) Data Modelling
9 12 (6.38%) ITIL
9 12 (6.38%) Validation
10 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (5.85%) Business Development
11 10 (5.32%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.32%) Econometrics
11 10 (5.32%) Business Continuity
11 10 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.32%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.79%) SQL
2 15 (7.98%) VBA
3 14 (7.45%) VB
4 9 (4.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.79%) Perl
5 7 (3.72%) Python
6 6 (3.19%) Java
7 5 (2.66%) VB6
7 5 (2.66%) C
7 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.60%) PHP
10 2 (1.06%) C#
10 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) JCL
11 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (22.87%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) CISSP
3 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.19%) CCNA
3 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.66%) EnCE
4 5 (2.66%) CEH
5 4 (2.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.60%) CCNP
6 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.06%) PMP
7 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.06%) ISEB
7 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CBAP
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) SLA
1 2 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
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 Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
3 1 (0.53%) Samba
3 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Legato
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.32%) IBM
2 10 (5.32%) HP
3 5 (2.66%) Compuware
3 5 (2.66%) Perforce
3 5 (2.66%) VMware
4 4 (2.13%) Sybase
4 4 (2.13%) SAP
4 4 (2.13%) Cisco
5 3 (1.60%) EMC
5 3 (1.60%) Citrix
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
5 3 (1.60%) Tableau
6 2 (1.06%) Vertica
6 2 (1.06%) Teradata
7 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Dundas
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