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

Financial
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,045 621 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.54% 28.05% 23.54%
As % of the General category 64.11% 67.72% 54.37%
Number of salaries quoted 709 482 618
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £25,325 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% -2.22%

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 1,630 917 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.76% 41.42% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,095 714 1,075
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,900 £63,290 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 January 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 January 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 0 421 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Warrington -5 101 £42,500 +25.93% 12
Wilmslow -1 59 £37,000 -8.64% 9
Macclesfield +6 54 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Chester -15 35 £47,500 +35.71% 15
Runcorn +9 19 £17,500 -65.00% 6
Crewe -4 13 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Nantwich -6 8 £35,000 +15.70% 3
Daresbury - 6 £46,250 -
Winsford 0 2 - -
Alderley Edge -9 2 - - 4
Congleton - 2 £52,500 - 1
Northwich -6 1 £62,500 +150.00% 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 416 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (33.49%) Banking
3 257 (24.59%) Risk Management
4 256 (24.50%) Java
5 214 (20.48%) Wealth Management
6 210 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 208 (19.90%) Investment Banking
8 197 (18.85%) SQL
9 181 (17.32%) Law
10 140 (13.40%) Project Management
11 139 (13.30%) Scrum
12 131 (12.54%) Unix
13 126 (12.06%) Information Security
14 124 (11.87%) Oracle
15 121 (11.58%) Windows
16 119 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
17 112 (10.72%) SDLC
18 110 (10.53%) JavaScript
19 108 (10.33%) Linux
19 108 (10.33%) Microsoft
20 103 (9.86%) Waterfall
21 98 (9.38%) Advertising
22 97 (9.28%) ITIL
23 96 (9.19%) HTML
24 91 (8.71%) .NET
25 86 (8.23%) C#
25 86 (8.23%) Software Engineering
26 82 (7.85%) SQL Server
27 81 (7.75%) Degree
27 81 (7.75%) DevOps

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 51 (4.88%) Tomcat
1 51 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 29 (2.78%) JBoss
3 28 (2.68%) CICS
4 25 (2.39%) Confluence
5 17 (1.63%) Apache
6 14 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.05%) SAS
9 10 (0.96%) IIS
9 10 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.57%) CMS
11 6 (0.57%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
13 3 (0.29%) iPlanet
13 3 (0.29%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.19%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 69 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.86%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.86%) BASE24
1 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.57%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.48%) SAP PP
3 5 (0.48%) SAP VC
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.38%) Sage 1000
4 4 (0.38%) Sage 500
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.096%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.20%) OpenShift
3 22 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 14 (1.34%) IaaS
6 13 (1.24%) PaaS
6 13 (1.24%) SaaS
7 12 (1.15%) Office 365
8 8 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.48%) Serverless
10 4 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.29%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.19%) Responsys
12 2 (0.19%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.19%) Trello
13 1 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.096%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.49%) Internet
2 23 (2.20%) HTTP
3 21 (2.01%) Firewall
3 21 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.63%) Ethernet
5 15 (1.44%) Wireless
6 14 (1.34%) SSL
6 14 (1.34%) WAN
7 12 (1.15%) DNS
8 11 (1.05%) Network Security
9 10 (0.96%) DHCP
9 10 (0.96%) IP Telephony
9 10 (0.96%) LAN
9 10 (0.96%) VPN
10 9 (0.86%) BGP
10 9 (0.86%) EIGRP
10 9 (0.86%) OSPF
10 9 (0.86%) SSH
11 8 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.50%) DB2
3 36 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.01%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 20 (1.91%) MySQL
7 20 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.91%) QlikView
8 17 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.34%) Big Data
10 14 (1.34%) GIS
11 13 (1.24%) Power BI
12 11 (1.05%) IMS/DB
13 10 (0.96%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (0.86%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 56 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 50 (4.78%) Git (software)
3 41 (3.92%) JIRA
4 28 (2.68%) Gradle
5 25 (2.39%) Selenium
5 25 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.53%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.34%) LoadRunner
8 14 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 10 (0.96%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.86%) JMeter
11 9 (0.86%) Maven
11 9 (0.86%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.77%) Subversion
13 7 (0.67%) JUnit
13 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 350 (33.49%) Banking
2 208 (19.90%) Investment Banking
3 181 (17.32%) Law
4 98 (9.38%) Advertising
5 36 (3.44%) Legal
6 28 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 23 (2.20%) Retail
8 17 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
10 15 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.67%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Billing
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
13 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) International Banking
16 1 (0.096%) Front Office
16 1 (0.096%) Games
Job Titles
1 203 (19.43%) Analyst
2 190 (18.18%) Developer
3 70 (6.70%) Project Manager
4 66 (6.32%) Java Developer
5 63 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 60 (5.74%) Architect
7 47 (4.50%) Applications Support
8 41 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 38 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (3.25%) .NET Developer
11 32 (3.06%) Java Engineer
12 27 (2.58%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.49%) Linux Support
14 23 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 21 (2.01%) C# Developer
15 21 (2.01%) Programme Manager
15 21 (2.01%) Team Leader
16 20 (1.91%) Java Software Engineer
16 20 (1.91%) Scrum Master
16 20 (1.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (9.19%) HTML
2 91 (8.71%) .NET
3 80 (7.66%) AngularJS
3 80 (7.66%) Spring
4 71 (6.79%) CSS
5 54 (5.17%) jQuery
6 51 (4.88%) HTML5
7 50 (4.78%) Middleware
8 46 (4.40%) Hibernate
9 43 (4.11%) Web Services
10 42 (4.02%) REST
11 40 (3.83%) .NET Framework
12 39 (3.73%) CSS3
13 38 (3.64%) React
14 36 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (3.16%) J2EE
15 33 (3.16%) SOAP
16 30 (2.87%) XML
17 29 (2.78%) ASP.NET
18 23 (2.20%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 119 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.98%) User Experience
3 49 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.59%) Mainframe
5 42 (4.02%) PMI
6 35 (3.35%) Fintech
7 31 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.87%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 20 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.72%) Smart Meter
12 16 (1.53%) Online Banking
13 13 (1.24%) Clustering
14 10 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (0.96%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.96%) RIA
15 9 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 131 (12.54%) Unix
2 121 (11.58%) Windows
3 108 (10.33%) Linux
4 34 (3.25%) AIX
5 33 (3.16%) Android
6 32 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.20%) Solaris
8 13 (1.24%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.05%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.86%) HPUX
10 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.19%) MVS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (24.59%) Risk Management
3 214 (20.48%) Wealth Management
4 210 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 140 (13.40%) Project Management
6 139 (13.30%) Scrum
7 126 (12.06%) Information Security
8 112 (10.72%) SDLC
9 103 (9.86%) Waterfall
10 97 (9.28%) ITIL
11 86 (8.23%) Software Engineering
12 81 (7.75%) DevOps
13 77 (7.37%) Test Automation
14 72 (6.89%) TDD
15 71 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (6.60%) Business Analysis
17 68 (6.51%) Service Management
18 63 (6.03%) Change Management
19 60 (5.74%) MVC
20 57 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 256 (24.50%) Java
2 197 (18.85%) SQL
3 110 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 86 (8.23%) C#
5 50 (4.78%) Python
6 32 (3.06%) PHP
7 31 (2.97%) COBOL
8 22 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.01%) Perl
10 20 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.34%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.24%) C
14 12 (1.15%) REXX
15 11 (1.05%) JCL
16 9 (0.86%) C++
17 8 (0.77%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.57%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.57%) Scala
19 5 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (7.75%) Degree
2 49 (4.69%) PMI Certification
3 27 (2.58%) CISSP
4 24 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.91%) PMP
6 19 (1.82%) CISM
7 13 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.15%) Sun Certification
9 11 (1.05%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.96%) CISA
11 9 (0.86%) CCNP
11 9 (0.86%) Security Cleared
12 8 (0.77%) APMG
12 8 (0.77%) GIAC
12 8 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.67%) CCIE
14 6 (0.57%) ACCA
14 6 (0.57%) MBA
15 5 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (7.18%) QA
2 47 (4.50%) PMO
3 23 (2.20%) SLA
4 16 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.77%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.67%) PSD2
9 5 (0.48%) COBIT
10 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.29%) GDPR
12 2 (0.19%) COSO
12 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.096%) GCP
13 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 27 (2.58%) Docker
2 19 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.29%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.19%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.24%) CA Wily
3 12 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.96%) BladeLogic
4 10 (0.96%) Puppet
5 7 (0.67%) Ganglia
6 6 (0.57%) Ansible
6 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.57%) Nagios
7 5 (0.48%) SCCM
7 5 (0.48%) SCOM
8 4 (0.38%) Netcool
8 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.29%) Control-M
9 3 (0.29%) Oozie
9 3 (0.29%) Terraform
10 2 (0.19%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.19%) Packer
10 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 124 (11.87%) Oracle
2 108 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.31%) IBM
4 36 (3.44%) Google
5 31 (2.97%) ServiceNow
6 26 (2.49%) HP
7 24 (2.30%) Adobe
8 23 (2.20%) Tableau
9 18 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.53%) CA
11 15 (1.44%) AppDynamics
11 15 (1.44%) SAP
11 15 (1.44%) Sun
12 13 (1.24%) Facebook
13 11 (1.05%) Ab Initio
13 11 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.05%) Sybase
14 10 (0.96%) Cisco
14 10 (0.96%) F5
14 10 (0.96%) Splunk