Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 932 600 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.84% 26.63% 23.06%
As % of the General category 63.92% 65.93% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 618 514 628
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,671 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -

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 1458 910 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.25% 40.39% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 976 751 1096
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £29,625 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,290 £66,250
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.23% +1.25%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 0 380 £50,000 +3.09% 10
Warrington -2 113 £42,750 +6.88% 10
Wilmslow -1 54 £37,500 -7.41% 4
Macclesfield +8 43 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Chester -11 33 £52,500 +44.83% 5
Runcorn +8 13 £17,500 -65.00%
Crewe -10 13 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Nantwich -4 6 £35,000 +21.74% 1
Daresbury - 4 £42,500 -
Northwich -6 2 £46,250 +85.00%
Alderley Edge -9 2 - -
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 345 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (30.47%) Banking
3 208 (22.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 197 (21.14%) Risk Management
5 178 (19.10%) Java
6 156 (16.74%) SQL
7 123 (13.20%) ITIL
8 122 (13.09%) Information Security
9 118 (12.66%) SDLC
10 116 (12.45%) Wealth Management
11 114 (12.23%) Project Management
12 113 (12.12%) Scrum
12 113 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 112 (12.02%) Investment Banking
14 106 (11.37%) Windows
14 106 (11.37%) Microsoft
15 102 (10.94%) JavaScript
15 102 (10.94%) Law
16 100 (10.73%) Oracle
17 96 (10.30%) Waterfall
18 91 (9.76%) Unix
19 88 (9.44%) HTML
20 76 (8.15%) TDD
21 74 (7.94%) Service Management
22 69 (7.40%) SQL Server
23 68 (7.30%) .NET
23 68 (7.30%) CSS
24 67 (7.19%) Degree
25 65 (6.97%) AngularJS
25 65 (6.97%) Spring

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 33 (3.54%) Tomcat
2 28 (3.00%) Confluence
3 27 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.93%) JBoss
6 17 (1.82%) CICS
7 16 (1.72%) SAS
8 11 (1.18%) Apache
9 9 (0.97%) IIS
9 9 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.54%) Facebook Platform
11 5 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.43%) CMS
12 4 (0.43%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.75%) BASE24
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.43%) Sage 1000
5 4 (0.43%) Sage 500
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.32%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.61%) OpenShift
2 15 (1.61%) PaaS
3 12 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 12 (1.29%) SaaS
4 11 (1.18%) IaaS
4 11 (1.18%) Office 365
5 8 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.21%) Responsys
9 2 (0.21%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.21%) Trello
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) OpenDNS
10 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.97%) Firewall
2 28 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.58%) WAN
4 23 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 23 (2.47%) Internet
5 22 (2.36%) HTTP
6 20 (2.15%) Wireless
7 18 (1.93%) LAN
8 17 (1.82%) DNS
8 17 (1.82%) IP Telephony
9 16 (1.72%) VPN
10 15 (1.61%) DHCP
10 15 (1.61%) Network Security
11 14 (1.50%) BGP
11 14 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (1.50%) EIGRP
11 14 (1.50%) OSPF
12 13 (1.39%) SSH
12 13 (1.39%) SSL
13 11 (1.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.08%) DB2
3 37 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.15%) GIS
6 18 (1.93%) QlikView
7 17 (1.82%) MySQL
8 16 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.39%) Power BI
10 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.18%) Big Data
11 11 (1.18%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.97%) IMS/DB
13 9 (0.97%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 7 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.86%) Jenkins
3 34 (3.65%) JIRA
4 30 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.15%) Bitbucket
5 20 (2.15%) Gradle
5 20 (2.15%) Selenium
6 14 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.50%) Subversion
7 11 (1.18%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.07%) SonarQube
8 10 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.64%) JUnit
11 6 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 284 (30.47%) Banking
2 112 (12.02%) Investment Banking
3 102 (10.94%) Law
4 65 (6.97%) Advertising
5 46 (4.94%) Financial Institution
6 41 (4.40%) Corporate Banking
7 33 (3.54%) Retail Banking
8 26 (2.79%) Retail
9 25 (2.68%) Legal
10 23 (2.47%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.07%) Marketing
12 7 (0.75%) Billing
13 5 (0.54%) Back Office
13 5 (0.54%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
14 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) International Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Games
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 176 (18.88%) Analyst
2 161 (17.27%) Developer
3 62 (6.65%) Project Manager
4 53 (5.69%) Architect
4 53 (5.69%) Java Developer
5 47 (5.04%) Business Analyst
6 32 (3.43%) Service Manager
7 30 (3.22%) Applications Support
7 30 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
7 30 (3.22%) Software Engineer
8 29 (3.11%) Consultant
8 29 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (2.79%) .NET Developer
10 24 (2.58%) Java Engineer
11 19 (2.04%) Designer
12 18 (1.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 18 (1.93%) Senior Developer
12 18 (1.93%) Team Leader
13 17 (1.82%) C# Developer
13 17 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (9.44%) HTML
2 68 (7.30%) .NET
2 68 (7.30%) CSS
3 65 (6.97%) AngularJS
3 65 (6.97%) Spring
4 54 (5.79%) jQuery
5 53 (5.69%) Web Services
6 42 (4.51%) HTML5
7 40 (4.29%) Hibernate
7 40 (4.29%) Middleware
7 40 (4.29%) REST
8 35 (3.76%) SOAP
9 34 (3.65%) XML
10 33 (3.54%) CSS3
11 30 (3.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (2.79%) .NET Framework
12 26 (2.79%) JSON
13 25 (2.68%) Angular 2
13 25 (2.68%) J2EE
13 25 (2.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.04%) User Experience
3 46 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 38 (4.08%) PMI
6 35 (3.76%) Contactless
7 32 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (3.43%) Mainframe
8 30 (3.22%) Fintech
9 27 (2.90%) Computer Science
10 20 (2.15%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.93%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.72%) Online Banking
12 16 (1.72%) Smart Meter
13 13 (1.39%) PKI
13 13 (1.39%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.18%) Handset
15 10 (1.07%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 106 (11.37%) Windows
2 91 (9.76%) Unix
3 64 (6.87%) Linux
4 33 (3.54%) Android
5 30 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.72%) AIX
7 13 (1.39%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.97%) Solaris
8 9 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) MVS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (22.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 197 (21.14%) Risk Management
4 123 (13.20%) ITIL
5 122 (13.09%) Information Security
6 118 (12.66%) SDLC
7 116 (12.45%) Wealth Management
8 114 (12.23%) Project Management
9 113 (12.12%) Scrum
10 96 (10.30%) Waterfall
11 76 (8.15%) TDD
12 74 (7.94%) Service Management
13 64 (6.87%) Test Automation
14 63 (6.76%) Business Analysis
14 63 (6.76%) Software Engineering
15 54 (5.79%) DevOps
16 53 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
17 49 (5.26%) MVC
18 47 (5.04%) Change Management
19 45 (4.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 178 (19.10%) Java
2 156 (16.74%) SQL
3 102 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.44%) C#
5 37 (3.97%) Python
6 25 (2.68%) COBOL
7 19 (2.04%) PHP
8 15 (1.61%) C
8 15 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.29%) C++
10 12 (1.29%) Perl
10 12 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.75%) JCL
12 7 (0.75%) REXX
13 6 (0.64%) Assembly Language
13 6 (0.64%) VB
14 5 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (7.19%) Degree
2 41 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 37 (3.97%) CISSP
4 27 (2.90%) CISM
5 22 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (1.82%) CISA
8 16 (1.72%) CCNP
9 12 (1.29%) CCIE
9 12 (1.29%) PMP
10 9 (0.97%) APMG
10 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.86%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.75%) CRISC
12 7 (0.75%) GIAC
12 7 (0.75%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.64%) ISEB
13 6 (0.64%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.54%) ACCA
14 5 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.83%) QA
2 42 (4.51%) PMO
3 26 (2.79%) SLA
4 16 (1.72%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.97%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.54%) COBIT
9 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.32%) COSO
10 3 (0.32%) GDPR
11 2 (0.21%) PSD2
11 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.50%) Docker
3 7 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.54%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.86%) CA Wily
3 7 (0.75%) Ganglia
4 6 (0.64%) FortiGate
5 5 (0.54%) SCCM
6 4 (0.43%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.43%) Nagios
7 3 (0.32%) Ansible
7 3 (0.32%) Control-M
7 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.32%) Puppet
7 3 (0.32%) SCOM
7 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.21%) Graphite
8 2 (0.21%) Netcool
9 1 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 106 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.73%) Oracle
3 37 (3.97%) IBM
4 25 (2.68%) Google
4 25 (2.68%) Tableau
5 20 (2.15%) Cisco
6 17 (1.82%) F5
7 15 (1.61%) Adobe
8 14 (1.50%) AppDynamics
8 14 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.39%) Cognos
10 12 (1.29%) Splunk
11 11 (1.18%) Teradata
12 10 (1.07%) SAP
12 10 (1.07%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.07%) Sun
13 9 (0.97%) Facebook
13 9 (0.97%) Sage
14 8 (0.86%) Sybase
15 7 (0.75%) Juniper