Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 819 565 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.11% 25.51% 23.14%
As % of the General category 63.10% 61.08% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 519 509 641
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,424 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,260 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 1298 925 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 46.14% 41.76% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 851 778 1108
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +0.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,425 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,150 £66,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 0 337 £50,000 -6.98% 10
Warrington -2 113 £42,750 +6.88% 6
Wilmslow -2 62 £40,500 - 1
Macclesfield +4 29 £42,000 -11.58%
Chester -14 27 £55,000 +57.14% 7
Crewe -5 22 £45,000 +20.00%
Runcorn +5 14 £17,500 -61.11%
Nantwich 0 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Northwich -5 2 £46,250 +85.00%
Daresbury - 2 £46,250 -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 273 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (28.69%) Banking
3 186 (22.71%) Risk Management
4 178 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 144 (17.58%) Java
6 139 (16.97%) SQL
7 126 (15.38%) ITIL
8 121 (14.77%) Information Security
9 104 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
10 99 (12.09%) Windows
10 99 (12.09%) Microsoft
11 98 (11.97%) JavaScript
11 98 (11.97%) SDLC
12 97 (11.84%) Project Management
13 88 (10.74%) Oracle
14 84 (10.26%) Wealth Management
15 82 (10.01%) Unix
16 81 (9.89%) HTML
16 81 (9.89%) Investment Banking
16 81 (9.89%) Degree
17 80 (9.77%) Scrum
18 77 (9.40%) Service Management
19 75 (9.16%) Law
20 73 (8.91%) Waterfall
21 69 (8.42%) TDD
22 67 (8.18%) .NET
23 64 (7.81%) SQL Server
24 60 (7.33%) CSS
25 58 (7.08%) Test Automation
26 57 (6.96%) AngularJS

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 24 (2.93%) SharePoint
1 24 (2.93%) Tomcat
2 20 (2.44%) Confluence
3 18 (2.20%) JBoss
4 14 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.59%) CICS
5 13 (1.59%) SAS
5 13 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.22%) Apache
7 9 (1.10%) IIS
8 8 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.61%) Facebook Platform
9 5 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.49%) CMS
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.95%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.85%) BASE24
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP VC
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.95%) PaaS
4 14 (1.71%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 12 (1.47%) IaaS
5 12 (1.47%) SaaS
6 7 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.49%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.12%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.13%) Firewall
2 30 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.54%) WAN
4 27 (3.30%) Ethernet
5 24 (2.93%) Wireless
6 21 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 21 (2.56%) LAN
6 21 (2.56%) Network Security
7 20 (2.44%) DNS
7 20 (2.44%) VPN
8 19 (2.32%) DHCP
9 18 (2.20%) BGP
9 18 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (2.20%) EIGRP
9 18 (2.20%) OSPF
10 16 (1.95%) SSL
11 15 (1.83%) HTTP
11 15 (1.83%) IPsec
11 15 (1.83%) Wireshark
12 13 (1.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (3.54%) DB2
4 21 (2.56%) GIS
5 18 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 15 (1.83%) MySQL
7 14 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.22%) QlikView
9 10 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.10%) Power BI
10 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.85%) Big Data
11 7 (0.85%) IMS/DB
11 7 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.73%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.17%) JIRA
4 14 (1.71%) Subversion
5 13 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 13 (1.59%) Gradle
5 13 (1.59%) Selenium
6 11 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (0.98%) Lombardi
7 8 (0.98%) SonarQube
8 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 7 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 235 (28.69%) Banking
2 81 (9.89%) Investment Banking
3 75 (9.16%) Law
4 52 (6.35%) Advertising
5 47 (5.74%) Financial Institution
6 36 (4.40%) Corporate Banking
7 33 (4.03%) Retail
7 33 (4.03%) Retail Banking
8 31 (3.79%) Legal
9 19 (2.32%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.73%) Billing
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
14 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (18.93%) Developer
2 144 (17.58%) Analyst
3 49 (5.98%) Architect
4 46 (5.62%) Project Manager
5 45 (5.49%) Java Developer
6 37 (4.52%) Service Manager
7 30 (3.66%) Consultant
7 30 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (3.54%) .NET Developer
9 25 (3.05%) Business Analyst
10 24 (2.93%) Software Engineer
11 23 (2.81%) Applications Support
12 22 (2.69%) Designer
13 19 (2.32%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.20%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.08%) Java Engineer
15 17 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.08%) Support Analyst
16 16 (1.95%) Network Engineer
17 15 (1.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (9.89%) HTML
2 67 (8.18%) .NET
3 60 (7.33%) CSS
4 57 (6.96%) AngularJS
5 54 (6.59%) Web Services
6 51 (6.23%) jQuery
7 50 (6.11%) Spring
8 38 (4.64%) HTML5
9 37 (4.52%) XML
10 35 (4.27%) REST
11 31 (3.79%) CSS3
11 31 (3.79%) Middleware
12 30 (3.66%) .NET Framework
12 30 (3.66%) SOAP
13 27 (3.30%) Hibernate
14 25 (3.05%) Angular 2
14 25 (3.05%) JSON
14 25 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (2.93%) ASP.NET
16 20 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.64%) User Experience
5 36 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 35 (4.27%) Contactless
7 33 (4.03%) Mainframe
8 30 (3.66%) PMI
9 25 (3.05%) Data Centre
9 25 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (2.93%) Virtual Team
11 23 (2.81%) Fintech
12 15 (1.83%) Smart Meter
13 14 (1.71%) Online Banking
14 12 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.47%) PKI
14 12 (1.47%) Smartphone
15 11 (1.34%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.34%) Handset
15 11 (1.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.09%) Windows
2 82 (10.01%) Unix
3 55 (6.72%) Linux
4 30 (3.66%) Android
5 26 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.95%) AIX
7 14 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.59%) Mac OS
8 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.10%) Solaris
10 9 (1.10%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.24%) MVS
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (22.71%) Risk Management
3 178 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (15.38%) ITIL
5 121 (14.77%) Information Security
6 98 (11.97%) SDLC
7 97 (11.84%) Project Management
8 84 (10.26%) Wealth Management
9 80 (9.77%) Scrum
10 77 (9.40%) Service Management
11 73 (8.91%) Waterfall
12 69 (8.42%) TDD
13 58 (7.08%) Test Automation
14 45 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (5.37%) Business Analysis
15 44 (5.37%) MVC
16 43 (5.25%) IT Strategy
16 43 (5.25%) Service Delivery
17 42 (5.13%) Coaching
17 42 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 144 (17.58%) Java
2 139 (16.97%) SQL
3 98 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 57 (6.96%) C#
5 36 (4.40%) Python
6 23 (2.81%) COBOL
7 18 (2.20%) PHP
8 16 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.59%) C
11 12 (1.47%) C++
11 12 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.34%) Perl
12 11 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.85%) JCL
14 7 (0.85%) REXX
14 7 (0.85%) Ruby
15 5 (0.61%) Assembly Language
15 5 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (9.89%) Degree
2 52 (6.35%) CISSP
3 31 (3.79%) CISM
3 31 (3.79%) PMI Certification
4 28 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.93%) CISA
6 21 (2.56%) CCNP
6 21 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.71%) CCIE
8 11 (1.34%) CRISC
9 9 (1.10%) CNE
9 9 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.10%) MCSE
9 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.10%) Novell Certification
9 9 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
10 8 (0.98%) PMP
11 7 (0.85%) GIAC
11 7 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.79%) PMO
2 29 (3.54%) QA
3 26 (3.17%) SLA
4 13 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.85%) PMBOK
8 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.49%) COBIT
10 3 (0.37%) COSO
10 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.24%) GDPR
12 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.34%) Docker
3 7 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.49%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.98%) FortiGate
3 7 (0.85%) CA Wily
4 6 (0.73%) Ganglia
5 5 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.61%) SCCM
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
6 4 (0.49%) Nagios
6 4 (0.49%) Puppet
7 3 (0.37%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.37%) Control-M
7 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.24%) Graphite
8 2 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Netcool
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 88 (10.74%) Oracle
3 38 (4.64%) IBM
4 26 (3.17%) Cisco
5 21 (2.56%) F5
6 18 (2.20%) Google
7 17 (2.08%) Tableau
8 15 (1.83%) Adobe
9 12 (1.47%) Teradata
10 11 (1.34%) AppDynamics
10 11 (1.34%) Cognos
10 11 (1.34%) Riverbed
10 11 (1.34%) SAP
10 11 (1.34%) Splunk
11 9 (1.10%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.10%) Juniper
11 9 (1.10%) Sun
12 8 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
13 7 (0.85%) CheckPoint
13 7 (0.85%) Sybase