Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 830 745 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.81% 28.29% 25.12%
As % of the General category 59.71% 64.67% 54.11%
Number of salaries quoted 584 470 529
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £27,325 £31,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £64,500
North West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.78%

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 1,390 1,152 1,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.90% 43.75% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 912 785 855
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -1 265 £47,500 -1.30% 16
Warrington -1 100 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Wilmslow +1 87 £40,500 -10.00% 5
Crewe -1 57 £37,750 -16.11% 5
Nantwich -1 33 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Chester -18 25 £37,500 -1.32% 7
Macclesfield +3 21 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Northwich +6 15 £43,750 +21.53% 1
Runcorn +16 10 £22,625 -56.90% 2
Congleton - 1 £47,500 -
Frodsham - 1 £41,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 275 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (32.89%) Banking
3 187 (22.53%) Risk Management
4 169 (20.36%) Wealth Management
5 161 (19.40%) Investment Banking
6 144 (17.35%) SQL
7 142 (17.11%) Java
8 139 (16.75%) Law
9 127 (15.30%) Project Management
10 126 (15.18%) Microsoft
11 121 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 112 (13.49%) .NET
12 112 (13.49%) SQL Server
13 109 (13.13%) SDLC
14 105 (12.65%) Degree
15 95 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
16 94 (11.33%) C#
17 87 (10.48%) Oracle
18 84 (10.12%) ITIL
18 84 (10.12%) Waterfall
19 79 (9.52%) Windows
20 75 (9.04%) Test Automation
21 74 (8.92%) Scrum
22 68 (8.19%) Advertising
22 68 (8.19%) DevOps
23 66 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
23 66 (7.95%) Linux
24 63 (7.59%) JavaScript
25 60 (7.23%) AngularJS
26 58 (6.99%) Business Intelligence

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 25 (3.01%) Confluence
2 24 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.45%) NServiceBus
4 11 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.84%) CICS
8 5 (0.60%) Apache
8 5 (0.60%) JBoss
9 4 (0.48%) IIS
9 4 (0.48%) SAS
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.89%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (0.96%) BASE24
5 6 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.72%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.48%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.24%) BPCS
8 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.69%) OpenShift
5 5 (0.60%) NuGet
6 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.24%) G Suite
7 2 (0.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.12%) AdWords
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) npm
8 1 (0.12%) Responsys
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.33%) ATM
2 10 (1.20%) Wireless
3 9 (1.08%) Firewall
4 7 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.72%) Internet
6 5 (0.60%) LAN
6 5 (0.60%) VLAN
6 5 (0.60%) VPN
7 4 (0.48%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.48%) HTTP
7 4 (0.48%) SAN
7 4 (0.48%) WAN
8 3 (0.36%) BGP
8 3 (0.36%) Network Security
8 3 (0.36%) OSPF
8 3 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.36%) SSL
9 2 (0.24%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.24%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (1.69%) DB2
6 14 (1.69%) MySQL
6 14 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (1.08%) RavenDB
10 8 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 48 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.58%) JIRA
3 29 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.49%) Selenium
4 21 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (1.81%) Bitbucket
6 15 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.57%) SonarQube
7 13 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.33%) CA Release Automation
9 9 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (1.08%) Subversion
10 8 (0.96%) Gradle
11 7 (0.84%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.60%) Bower
12 5 (0.60%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.48%) NUnit
13 4 (0.48%) Protractor
General
1 273 (32.89%) Banking
2 161 (19.40%) Investment Banking
3 139 (16.75%) Law
4 68 (8.19%) Advertising
5 42 (5.06%) Retail
6 33 (3.98%) Legal
7 22 (2.65%) Corporate Banking
8 18 (2.17%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.05%) Marketing
10 13 (1.57%) Billing
10 13 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.96%) Games
13 5 (0.60%) Back Office
14 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.36%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.36%) Local Government
16 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 170 (20.48%) Developer
2 163 (19.64%) Analyst
3 56 (6.75%) Project Manager
4 47 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 45 (5.42%) .NET Developer
6 41 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 39 (4.70%) Tester
8 33 (3.98%) Programme Manager
9 30 (3.61%) Applications Support
9 30 (3.61%) Architect
9 30 (3.61%) C# Developer
10 24 (2.89%) Software Engineer
10 24 (2.89%) Test Analyst
11 23 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (2.65%) Technical Manager
13 21 (2.53%) Administrator
14 20 (2.41%) Junior
15 17 (2.05%) Applications Developer
15 17 (2.05%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (13.49%) .NET
2 60 (7.23%) AngularJS
3 49 (5.90%) ASP.NET
4 42 (5.06%) HTML
5 41 (4.94%) CSS
6 40 (4.82%) Spring
7 31 (3.73%) SOAP
8 30 (3.61%) .NET Framework
8 30 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (3.25%) Web Services
10 26 (3.13%) HTML5
10 26 (3.13%) RESTful
11 25 (3.01%) REST
12 24 (2.89%) CSS3
12 24 (2.89%) jQuery
13 22 (2.65%) Middleware
14 21 (2.53%) Angular 2
15 18 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 16 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.51%) Fintech
3 40 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.65%) PMI
7 22 (2.65%) User Experience
8 18 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.93%) Smart Meter
10 14 (1.69%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.20%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.84%) Clustering
14 7 (0.84%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.52%) Windows
2 66 (7.95%) Linux
3 42 (5.06%) Unix
4 24 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.77%) Android
6 18 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.20%) AIX
9 9 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.96%) Solaris
11 6 (0.72%) HPUX
12 4 (0.48%) pSOS
12 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (22.53%) Risk Management
3 169 (20.36%) Wealth Management
4 127 (15.30%) Project Management
5 121 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (13.13%) SDLC
7 95 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (10.12%) ITIL
8 84 (10.12%) Waterfall
9 75 (9.04%) Test Automation
10 74 (8.92%) Scrum
11 68 (8.19%) DevOps
12 58 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (6.39%) Software Engineering
14 51 (6.14%) Information Security
15 47 (5.66%) ERP
16 46 (5.54%) MVC
17 43 (5.18%) Change Management
17 43 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (5.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 144 (17.35%) SQL
2 142 (17.11%) Java
3 94 (11.33%) C#
4 63 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 31 (3.73%) Python
6 24 (2.89%) PHP
6 24 (2.89%) PL/SQL
6 24 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 20 (2.41%) Perl
8 18 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.81%) C++
10 13 (1.57%) VB
11 12 (1.45%) VB6
12 10 (1.20%) COBOL
13 8 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 8 (0.96%) X++
14 7 (0.84%) C
14 7 (0.84%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.72%) Java 8
16 5 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (12.65%) Degree
2 37 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 22 (2.65%) CISSP
5 21 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 18 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.69%) ISEB
8 13 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (1.45%) CSSLP
10 11 (1.33%) PMP
11 10 (1.20%) HND
12 9 (1.08%) CISM
13 7 (0.84%) CIMA
14 6 (0.72%) APMP
15 5 (0.60%) CCNP
15 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.48%) CCNA
16 4 (0.48%) CISA
16 4 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.63%) QA
2 52 (6.27%) PMO
3 18 (2.17%) SLA
4 16 (1.93%) GDPR
5 9 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.08%) PSD2
6 8 (0.96%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.48%) COBIT
8 3 (0.36%) COSO
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) IFRS
10 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (3.73%) Docker
2 16 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.36%) Firmware
5 3 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.24%) XenServer
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.72%) Puppet
3 6 (0.72%) Rancher
4 5 (0.60%) BladeLogic
4 5 (0.60%) SQL Sentry
5 4 (0.48%) Ansible
5 4 (0.48%) Terraform
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.36%) Nagios
6 3 (0.36%) Packer
7 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.24%) Netcool
7 2 (0.24%) SCCM
7 2 (0.24%) SCOM
7 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.12%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 126 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.48%) Oracle
3 21 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 17 (2.05%) IBM
4 17 (2.05%) SAP
5 15 (1.81%) Google
5 15 (1.81%) Splunk
5 15 (1.81%) VMware
6 14 (1.69%) Capita
7 13 (1.57%) Cisco
8 12 (1.45%) Citrix
9 11 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.08%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.08%) HP
10 9 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.08%) Sun
11 8 (0.96%) CyberArk
11 8 (0.96%) Infor
11 8 (0.96%) Varonis
12 6 (0.72%) Lumension