Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 539 931 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.96% 30.65% 26.41%
As % of the General category 48.60% 63.99% 65.57%
Number of salaries quoted 413 616 517
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £24,664
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,109 1,455 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.12% 47.89% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 731 972 758
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -8.24%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,087
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +11.87% -1.23%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cheshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Finance in Cheshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cheshire

Finance
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -4 145 £50,000 - 11
Warrington -14 62 £45,000 +4.65% 17
Wilmslow -6 60 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Chester +5 33 £55,000 +2.33% 21
Crewe +18 32 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Nantwich -1 20 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Northwich +9 18 £43,750 -5.41% 1
Macclesfield -2 15 £37,500 -10.71% 5
Runcorn +2 8 £26,500 +51.43% 2
Alderley Edge +8 2 £40,000 - 1
Winsford - 2 £30,000 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 160 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (29.31%) Banking
3 109 (20.22%) Risk Management
4 102 (18.92%) Wealth Management
5 100 (18.55%) SQL
6 97 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 92 (17.07%) Investment Banking
8 87 (16.14%) Law
9 85 (15.77%) Microsoft
10 70 (12.99%) Project Management
11 68 (12.62%) Test Automation
12 67 (12.43%) .NET
13 63 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
14 56 (10.39%) Java
15 55 (10.20%) ITIL
16 53 (9.83%) SQL Server
17 52 (9.65%) PMO
18 50 (9.28%) SDLC
18 50 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
19 49 (9.09%) Oracle
19 49 (9.09%) Degree
20 48 (8.91%) C#
21 47 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
22 46 (8.53%) Git (software)
23 43 (7.98%) Waterfall
24 42 (7.79%) DevOps
24 42 (7.79%) JavaScript
25 41 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 41 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
26 40 (7.42%) Windows

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.97%) Confluence
3 10 (1.86%) IIS
4 4 (0.74%) JBoss
5 3 (0.56%) CICS
5 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) Jetty
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (7.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (3.90%) MS Visio
4 19 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.74%) Infor SunSystems
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) Exstream
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.48%) Office 365
5 4 (0.74%) Force.com
5 4 (0.74%) SaaS
6 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) G Suite
7 2 (0.37%) npm
8 1 (0.19%) AdWords
8 1 (0.19%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Responsys
8 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.60%) HTTP
2 11 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.04%) VPN
3 9 (1.67%) DHCP
3 9 (1.67%) DNS
3 9 (1.67%) SAN
4 7 (1.30%) ATM
4 7 (1.30%) FTP
4 7 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (1.30%) SSH
5 6 (1.11%) SMTP
6 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 5 (0.93%) LAN
6 5 (0.93%) Network Security
6 5 (0.93%) Wireless
7 4 (0.74%) SMS
7 4 (0.74%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.37%) Intranet
8 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.04%) DB2
7 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.93%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.74%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.01%) Selenium
3 21 (3.90%) JIRA
4 13 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.23%) SoapUI
6 11 (2.04%) Gradle
6 11 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.11%) JUnit
9 6 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.74%) Maven
11 4 (0.74%) Subversion
11 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.56%) Ant
12 3 (0.56%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.56%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 158 (29.31%) Banking
2 92 (17.07%) Investment Banking
3 87 (16.14%) Law
4 38 (7.05%) Retail
5 17 (3.15%) Corporate Banking
6 16 (2.97%) Retail Banking
7 15 (2.78%) Legal
8 12 (2.23%) Advertising
8 12 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.67%) Back Office
10 9 (1.67%) Billing
11 8 (1.48%) Marketing
12 7 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.56%) Local Government
14 2 (0.37%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (19.85%) Analyst
2 87 (16.14%) Developer
3 36 (6.68%) Business Analyst
4 30 (5.57%) Architect
5 29 (5.38%) Project Manager
6 21 (3.90%) Administrator
7 19 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (3.53%) Test Analyst
8 18 (3.34%) Development Manager
8 18 (3.34%) IT Manager
8 18 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (2.97%) C# Developer
9 16 (2.97%) Junior
9 16 (2.97%) Tester
10 15 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (2.78%) SQL Developer
11 14 (2.60%) .NET Developer
11 14 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
11 14 (2.60%) Service Manager
11 14 (2.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.43%) .NET
2 29 (5.38%) AngularJS
2 29 (5.38%) HTML
3 28 (5.19%) CSS
4 27 (5.01%) REST
5 21 (3.90%) Web Services
6 18 (3.34%) SOAP
7 16 (2.97%) HTML5
8 14 (2.60%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.60%) CSS3
8 14 (2.60%) Spring
9 12 (2.23%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.04%) Gherkin
10 11 (2.04%) jQuery
10 11 (2.04%) RESTful
11 10 (1.86%) React
12 9 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (1.67%) XML
13 8 (1.48%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (4.64%) User Experience
4 24 (4.45%) Fintech
5 21 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.78%) Smart Meter
8 13 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.67%) PMI
10 7 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.30%) NHS
10 7 (1.30%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.93%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.42%) Windows
2 23 (4.27%) Linux
3 18 (3.34%) Unix
4 16 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.04%) Android
6 7 (1.30%) pSOS
7 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.22%) Risk Management
3 102 (18.92%) Wealth Management
4 97 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (12.99%) Project Management
6 68 (12.62%) Test Automation
7 55 (10.20%) ITIL
8 50 (9.28%) SDLC
9 47 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (7.98%) Waterfall
11 42 (7.79%) DevOps
12 41 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (7.24%) CRM
14 37 (6.86%) Business Analysis
15 34 (6.31%) Mentoring
16 33 (6.12%) Service Management
17 31 (5.75%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.75%) Resource Management
18 30 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (5.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.55%) SQL
2 56 (10.39%) Java
3 48 (8.91%) C#
4 42 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.34%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.15%) Python
7 16 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.60%) PHP
9 12 (2.23%) Perl
10 10 (1.86%) C++
11 8 (1.48%) C
11 8 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.11%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.93%) Ruby
13 5 (0.93%) X++
14 4 (0.74%) Go
14 4 (0.74%) Java 8
14 4 (0.74%) SOQL
14 4 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (9.09%) Degree
2 19 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (3.53%) PMI Certification
2 19 (3.53%) PMP
3 14 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.60%) ISEB
4 9 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.67%) MCSE
5 8 (1.48%) CIMA
6 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.11%) APMP
7 6 (1.11%) CCNA
7 6 (1.11%) CISM
7 6 (1.11%) CISSP
8 5 (0.93%) ACCA
8 5 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.74%) MCSA
10 3 (0.56%) CISA
10 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.65%) PMO
2 39 (7.24%) QA
3 23 (4.27%) GDPR
4 10 (1.86%) SLA
5 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.30%) P3O
6 6 (1.11%) PSD2
7 4 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.37%) MiFID
10 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.08%) Docker
2 18 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.30%) vSphere
4 6 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.11%) XenApp
4 6 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (3.34%) Ansible
3 15 (2.78%) Puppet
4 13 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (2.41%) Mesos
5 7 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.37%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.37%) Netcool
6 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.19%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.09%) Oracle
3 12 (2.23%) SAP
4 11 (2.04%) Splunk
4 11 (2.04%) VMware
5 9 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.48%) HP
7 7 (1.30%) Citrix
8 5 (0.93%) Cadence
8 5 (0.93%) Cisco
8 5 (0.93%) Infor
8 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.74%) Cognos
9 4 (0.74%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.74%) Google
9 4 (0.74%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.74%) Sun
9 4 (0.74%) Varonis
10 3 (0.56%) Sage