The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 19 6 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 11.54% 27.27% 3.61%
As % of the General category 46.15% 76.74% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 7
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
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 Macclesfield region.

General Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 25.00% 35.54% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £38,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Finance
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Macclesfield region.

Finance Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 15 (55.56%) C#
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) SOAP
5 9 (33.33%) WPF
5 9 (33.33%) LINQ
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) NUnit
5 9 (33.33%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) VBA
6 8 (29.63%) UML
6 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) CSS
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) Ajax

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) NUnit
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Research Manager
6 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Marketing Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 12 (44.44%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 9 (33.33%) WPF
4 9 (33.33%) LINQ
4 9 (33.33%) REST
4 9 (33.33%) SOAP
5 8 (29.63%) MSMQ
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) jQuery
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Psychology
3 3 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) TDD
1 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (29.63%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Business Development
5 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 3 (11.11%) Market Research
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Product Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) VBA
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MBA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco