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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 360 326 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.66% 27.21% 29.65%
As % of the General category 66.42% 56.21% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 290 343
Median salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.95% +4.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £53,500
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 542 580 783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.15% 48.41% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 390 469 533
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,750 £60,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +1 87 £47,800 +0.63% 12
Warrington -7 58 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Wilmslow 0 51 £40,500 -19.00%
Chester -1 37 £38,000 +2.70% 9
Crewe +4 26 £45,000 - 1
Northwich 0 8 £36,750 -20.54%
Macclesfield -4 8 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Nantwich - 6 £25,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £52,000 - 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 181 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (25.04%) SQL
3 134 (20.97%) Banking
4 122 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (18.47%) Microsoft
6 108 (16.90%) .NET
7 100 (15.65%) Risk Management
8 99 (15.49%) SQL Server
9 96 (15.02%) Java
10 92 (14.40%) C#
11 90 (14.08%) Oracle
12 89 (13.93%) ITIL
13 80 (12.52%) HTML
14 79 (12.36%) SDLC
15 76 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
16 73 (11.42%) JavaScript
17 72 (11.27%) Degree
18 67 (10.49%) MVC
19 64 (10.02%) CSS
20 61 (9.55%) Scrum
21 59 (9.23%) TDD
22 58 (9.08%) Windows
23 52 (8.14%) jQuery
24 51 (7.98%) Mentoring
25 50 (7.82%) Management Information System
26 49 (7.67%) ASP.NET
27 48 (7.51%) Project Management
28 47 (7.36%) Financial Institution
28 47 (7.36%) AngularJS
28 47 (7.36%) HTML5

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 18 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.19%) JBoss
3 12 (1.88%) NServiceBus
3 12 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.25%) CICS
4 8 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.78%) CMS
7 5 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.63%) Confluence
8 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.78%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.47%) BASE24
8 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.16%) HFM
10 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.44%) SaaS
2 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.41%) IaaS
5 8 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) Firewall
1 13 (2.03%) Network Security
1 13 (2.03%) SAN
2 7 (1.10%) VLAN
2 7 (1.10%) VoIP
2 7 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (0.94%) Bluetooth
3 6 (0.94%) Broadband
3 6 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (0.94%) DVB
3 6 (0.94%) GPRS
3 6 (0.94%) GSM
3 6 (0.94%) LAN
3 6 (0.94%) NFC
3 6 (0.94%) SMS
3 6 (0.94%) UMTS
3 6 (0.94%) WAN
3 6 (0.94%) WLAN
4 5 (0.78%) Wireless
5 4 (0.63%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.13%) DB2
4 20 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.35%) GIS
7 14 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.94%) MySQL
11 6 (0.94%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.78%) IMS/DB
13 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.47%) Essbase
13 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.97%) FxCop
4 18 (2.82%) Selenium
5 17 (2.66%) StyleCop
6 16 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.03%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.03%) JIRA
8 12 (1.88%) SpecFlow
9 11 (1.72%) Subversion
10 10 (1.56%) Gradle
11 8 (1.25%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.94%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.78%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.47%) Ant
15 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 134 (20.97%) Banking
2 47 (7.36%) Financial Institution
3 46 (7.20%) Corporate Banking
4 35 (5.48%) Advertising
5 33 (5.16%) Retail
6 16 (2.50%) Legal
6 16 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.72%) Law
9 7 (1.10%) Marketing
10 6 (0.94%) Automotive
10 6 (0.94%) Back Office
10 6 (0.94%) Games
10 6 (0.94%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.63%) Billing
13 3 (0.47%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (27.07%) Analyst
2 149 (23.32%) Developer
3 38 (5.95%) Test Analyst
4 37 (5.79%) .NET Developer
4 37 (5.79%) Business Analyst
5 32 (5.01%) C# Developer
6 30 (4.69%) Architect
7 27 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 27 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 24 (3.76%) Project Manager
9 23 (3.60%) Applications Support
9 23 (3.60%) Software Engineer
10 22 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (3.44%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.29%) Senior Test Analyst
12 19 (2.97%) Consultant
12 19 (2.97%) Security Manager
12 19 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
13 18 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (16.90%) .NET
2 80 (12.52%) HTML
3 64 (10.02%) CSS
4 52 (8.14%) jQuery
5 49 (7.67%) ASP.NET
6 47 (7.36%) AngularJS
6 47 (7.36%) HTML5
7 40 (6.26%) .NET Framework
8 38 (5.95%) XML
9 36 (5.63%) CSS3
10 32 (5.01%) Spring
11 30 (4.69%) JSON
12 29 (4.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (4.54%) Web Services
13 28 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (3.91%) Entity Framework
15 22 (3.44%) EJB
15 22 (3.44%) Hibernate
16 20 (3.13%) J2EE
16 20 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 29 (4.54%) Mainframe
4 27 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.07%) PMI
6 24 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.13%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.97%) User Experience
9 15 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.35%) Virtual Team
10 14 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.72%) Fintech
11 11 (1.72%) Life Science
11 11 (1.72%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.56%) Social Media
13 9 (1.41%) Clustering
13 9 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.41%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.94%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.08%) Windows
2 45 (7.04%) Linux
3 36 (5.63%) Unix
4 20 (3.13%) Android
5 16 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.25%) AIX
9 7 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.94%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (0.94%) Solaris
10 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.31%) VMS
12 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (15.65%) Risk Management
4 89 (13.93%) ITIL
5 79 (12.36%) SDLC
6 67 (10.49%) MVC
7 61 (9.55%) Scrum
8 59 (9.23%) TDD
9 51 (7.98%) Mentoring
10 48 (7.51%) Project Management
11 44 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (6.89%) Process Improvement
12 42 (6.57%) Information Security
13 40 (6.26%) Automated Testing
14 39 (6.10%) Service Management
15 38 (5.95%) Service Delivery
15 38 (5.95%) Waterfall
16 37 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 36 (5.63%) Software Engineering
18 34 (5.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 160 (25.04%) SQL
2 96 (15.02%) Java
3 92 (14.40%) C#
4 73 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 36 (5.63%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.76%) PHP
7 13 (2.03%) C
8 12 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.72%) C++
9 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.72%) Python
10 10 (1.56%) Perl
11 9 (1.41%) COBOL
11 9 (1.41%) Ruby
11 9 (1.41%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.47%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.47%) Groovy
13 3 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (11.27%) Degree
2 39 (6.10%) CISSP
3 36 (5.63%) ISEB
4 27 (4.23%) PMI Certification
5 23 (3.60%) CISM
6 17 (2.66%) CISA
6 17 (2.66%) ISTQB
7 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.41%) CRISC
9 8 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (1.10%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (1.10%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.94%) CNA
11 6 (0.94%) CNE
11 6 (0.94%) MCSE
11 6 (0.94%) Novell Certification
12 5 (0.78%) GCFA
12 5 (0.78%) GCIH
12 5 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.38%) SLA
2 15 (2.35%) QA
3 14 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (2.03%) COBIT
5 11 (1.72%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.56%) Solvency II
7 8 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.25%) PMO
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.31%) IFRS
9 1 (0.16%) BS25999
9 1 (0.16%) COSO
9 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.25%) Docker
4 7 (1.10%) PowerHA
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.47%) XenApp
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.25%) SCOM
2 7 (1.10%) Ansible
2 7 (1.10%) CFEngine
2 7 (1.10%) Nagios
2 7 (1.10%) Puppet
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.63%) SCCM
4 3 (0.47%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.47%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.47%) Netcool
5 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.31%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 90 (14.08%) Oracle
3 24 (3.76%) IBM
4 16 (2.50%) Cisco
5 15 (2.35%) Cognizant
5 15 (2.35%) VMware
6 12 (1.88%) Cadence
6 12 (1.88%) Tableau
7 11 (1.72%) Hyperion
8 9 (1.41%) Cognos
9 8 (1.25%) Google
9 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.10%) Citrix
10 7 (1.10%) EMC
10 7 (1.10%) Intel
10 7 (1.10%) Sun
10 7 (1.10%) Veritas
11 6 (0.94%) Symbian
11 6 (0.94%) Teradata
12 5 (0.78%) IBM Sterling
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Inc Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Recann
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Red King Resourcing Limited
Salary: £24k - £27k per annum + Fixed Term Contract (12 Months+)
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £48000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 4 days ago