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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 416 238 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.63% 24.46% 26.77%
As % of the General category 62.93% 54.59% 62.31%
Number of salaries quoted 228 215 359
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 661 436 727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.49% 44.81% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 360 550
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,965 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford 0 198 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Warrington -7 53 £43,000 +4.87% 9
Wilmslow -2 42 £45,000 -9.57% 2
Crewe +3 25 £45,000 +55.17% 1
Chester -6 14 £38,000 +4.82% 9
Northwich 0 6 £36,750 -12.50% 1
Nantwich - 6 £25,000 -
Runcorn -3 3 £58,750 +30.55%
Macclesfield 0 2 £47,500 +72.72%
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 207 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (23.58%) Banking
3 158 (22.44%) SQL
4 144 (20.45%) Risk Management
5 128 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (17.47%) Java
7 115 (16.34%) Microsoft
8 99 (14.06%) ITIL
9 95 (13.49%) SDLC
10 94 (13.35%) .NET
10 94 (13.35%) Oracle
11 93 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 92 (13.07%) Degree
13 85 (12.07%) SQL Server
14 79 (11.22%) Windows
15 78 (11.08%) JavaScript
15 78 (11.08%) C#
16 75 (10.65%) HTML
17 69 (9.80%) Test Automation
18 68 (9.66%) Information Security
19 66 (9.38%) TDD
20 65 (9.23%) Scrum
21 59 (8.38%) Management Information System
22 56 (7.95%) Service Management
23 55 (7.81%) CISSP
23 55 (7.81%) MVC
23 55 (7.81%) Retail
24 54 (7.67%) CSS
24 54 (7.67%) Project Management
25 53 (7.53%) Process Improvement

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 19 (2.70%) JBoss
2 18 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.70%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.56%) Confluence
7 9 (1.28%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.71%) Apache
8 5 (0.71%) CMS
8 5 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.71%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.57%) SAS
10 3 (0.43%) CICS
10 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.28%) Kentico
11 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.71%) nopCommerce
6 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.57%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.43%) BASE24
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.28%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.14%) Magento
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (2.13%) SaaS
2 10 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.14%) OpenShift
3 8 (1.14%) PaaS
4 6 (0.85%) IaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.14%) Boomi
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.84%) Firewall
2 17 (2.41%) WAN
3 14 (1.99%) LAN
3 14 (1.99%) Network Security
4 13 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (1.70%) Wireless
6 11 (1.56%) VoIP
7 10 (1.42%) BGP
7 10 (1.42%) EIGRP
7 10 (1.42%) Ethernet
7 10 (1.42%) OSPF
8 9 (1.28%) DNS
9 8 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.14%) DHCP
9 8 (1.14%) IP Telephony
9 8 (1.14%) MPLS
9 8 (1.14%) VPN
10 7 (0.99%) VLAN
10 7 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.13%) GIS
3 18 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.41%) DB2
5 16 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.99%) MySQL
10 6 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.85%) RavenDB
11 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.57%) Power BI
12 4 (0.57%) QlikView
12 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.56%) JIRA
4 16 (2.27%) Subversion
5 15 (2.13%) Selenium
6 13 (1.85%) SonarQube
7 12 (1.70%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.56%) FxCop
9 10 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.28%) StyleCop
11 8 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.14%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.85%) Lombardi
13 5 (0.71%) Gradle
14 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.43%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 166 (23.58%) Banking
2 55 (7.81%) Retail
3 40 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 34 (4.83%) Advertising
5 31 (4.40%) Corporate Banking
6 25 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.55%) Legal
7 20 (2.84%) Law
8 18 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.70%) Marketing
11 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.85%) Automotive
12 6 (0.85%) Billing
12 6 (0.85%) Games
12 6 (0.85%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.57%) Back Office
14 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 182 (25.85%) Analyst
2 157 (22.30%) Developer
3 38 (5.40%) Java Developer
4 37 (5.26%) Architect
5 36 (5.11%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.69%) Test Analyst
7 32 (4.55%) Consultant
8 30 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 30 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 30 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 28 (3.98%) Service Manager
10 25 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 25 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.13%) Software Engineer
12 21 (2.98%) Support Analyst
13 20 (2.84%) Designer
13 20 (2.84%) Senior Test Analyst
14 19 (2.70%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.27%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (13.35%) .NET
2 75 (10.65%) HTML
3 54 (7.67%) CSS
4 44 (6.25%) jQuery
4 44 (6.25%) Web Services
5 43 (6.11%) XML
6 38 (5.40%) AngularJS
6 38 (5.40%) Spring
7 37 (5.26%) HTML5
8 36 (5.11%) ASP.NET
9 33 (4.69%) .NET Framework
10 28 (3.98%) CSS3
11 27 (3.84%) JSON
12 24 (3.41%) JSP
13 23 (3.27%) EJB
14 22 (3.13%) JMS
14 22 (3.13%) Servlets
14 22 (3.13%) SOAP
15 21 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (2.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.38%) Management Information System
3 38 (5.40%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.40%) Mainframe
4 31 (4.40%) Virtual Team
5 29 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.27%) PMI
7 22 (3.13%) User Experience
8 18 (2.56%) Contactless
9 17 (2.41%) Data Centre
9 17 (2.41%) Smartphone
10 16 (2.27%) Life Science
11 13 (1.85%) Fintech
12 12 (1.70%) Online Banking
13 11 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.56%) Social Media
14 10 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (1.42%) Handset
14 10 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.22%) Windows
2 48 (6.82%) Linux
3 44 (6.25%) Unix
4 24 (3.41%) Android
5 19 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 11 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.99%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.85%) Nucleus RTOS
11 4 (0.57%) AIX
11 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 2 (0.28%) VMS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (20.45%) Risk Management
3 128 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (14.06%) ITIL
5 95 (13.49%) SDLC
6 69 (9.80%) Test Automation
7 68 (9.66%) Information Security
8 66 (9.38%) TDD
9 65 (9.23%) Scrum
10 56 (7.95%) Service Management
11 55 (7.81%) MVC
12 54 (7.67%) Project Management
13 53 (7.53%) Process Improvement
14 50 (7.10%) Waterfall
15 42 (5.97%) Mentoring
16 41 (5.82%) Software Engineering
17 40 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (5.54%) Migration
19 36 (5.11%) Service Delivery
20 35 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 158 (22.44%) SQL
2 123 (17.47%) Java
3 78 (11.08%) C#
3 78 (11.08%) JavaScript
4 35 (4.97%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.98%) PHP
6 17 (2.41%) Python
7 12 (1.70%) C
8 11 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 10 (1.42%) C++
9 10 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.14%) COBOL
11 6 (0.85%) Perl
11 6 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.71%) Ruby
12 5 (0.71%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.57%) VB
14 3 (0.43%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (13.07%) Degree
2 55 (7.81%) CISSP
3 30 (4.26%) CISA
4 29 (4.12%) CISM
5 27 (3.84%) ISEB
6 24 (3.41%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.56%) ISTQB
9 17 (2.41%) CRISC
10 16 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.99%) Security+ Certification
12 13 (1.85%) CCNP
12 13 (1.85%) CNA
12 13 (1.85%) CNE
12 13 (1.85%) MCSE
12 13 (1.85%) Novell Certification
13 7 (0.99%) CCIE
13 7 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.70%) SLA
2 17 (2.41%) QA
3 14 (1.99%) PMO
3 14 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.56%) COBIT
4 11 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.14%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.28%) COSO
8 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.14%) BS25999
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS
9 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Docker
3 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
6 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.28%) FortiGate
2 7 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.71%) CA Wily
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.28%) Ansible
6 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.28%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.28%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.28%) Graphite
6 2 (0.28%) Puppet
6 2 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.14%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.35%) Oracle
3 34 (4.83%) IBM
4 26 (3.69%) Cisco
5 15 (2.13%) Cognizant
6 14 (1.99%) Teradata
7 12 (1.70%) Tableau
7 12 (1.70%) VMware
8 10 (1.42%) Google
8 10 (1.42%) Juniper
9 9 (1.28%) F5
10 8 (1.14%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.14%) Citrix
10 8 (1.14%) Cognos
11 7 (0.99%) EMC
11 7 (0.99%) Riverbed
12 6 (0.85%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.85%) Intel
12 6 (0.85%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.85%) Symbian
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: 9 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Inc Car +Bonus +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday