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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Cheshire
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 294 361 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.50% 27.56% 28.62%
As % of the General category 68.21% 54.78% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 216 321 354
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% -0.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 431 659 794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.32% 50.31% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 328 544 547
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Wilmslow 0 60 £41,500 -17.82% 3
Warrington -11 46 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Knutsford +8 44 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Chester 0 30 £38,000 +1.33% 12
Crewe +7 26 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Macclesfield -1 13 £37,500 -8.53% 4
Northwich -4 4 £32,250 -28.33% 2
Runcorn - 1 £39,000 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 159 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (24.60%) SQL
3 125 (19.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 113 (18.05%) Banking
6 112 (17.89%) Risk Management
7 104 (16.61%) .NET
8 102 (16.29%) SQL Server
9 96 (15.34%) ITIL
10 91 (14.54%) C#
11 81 (12.94%) Oracle
12 79 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
13 78 (12.46%) HTML
14 76 (12.14%) JavaScript
15 75 (11.98%) MS Excel
16 74 (11.82%) Java
17 73 (11.66%) Windows
18 71 (11.34%) MVC
19 70 (11.18%) Degree
20 68 (10.86%) CSS
21 64 (10.22%) jQuery
22 61 (9.74%) SDLC
23 54 (8.63%) Management Information System
24 50 (7.99%) TDD
24 50 (7.99%) Mentoring
25 49 (7.83%) Linux
26 48 (7.67%) ASP.NET
26 48 (7.67%) Financial Institution
26 48 (7.67%) Scrum
27 47 (7.51%) AngularJS

Finance
Top Related 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 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.24%) JBoss
3 13 (2.08%) NServiceBus
3 13 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.44%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.12%) CICS
7 7 (1.12%) IIS
7 7 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.80%) Apache
8 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.48%) Confluence
10 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.32%) Facebook Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.04%) MS Office
4 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.64%) MS Project
6 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.48%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.32%) BASE24
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) Line 500
6 1 (0.16%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.51%) SaaS
2 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.28%) IaaS
4 8 (1.28%) Office 365
4 8 (1.28%) OpenShift
5 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Boomi
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.88%) Firewall
2 15 (2.40%) Network Security
2 15 (2.40%) SAN
3 9 (1.44%) HTTP
3 9 (1.44%) VLAN
4 8 (1.28%) Intranet
5 7 (1.12%) Internet
5 7 (1.12%) SMS
5 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.12%) VoIP
5 7 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.12%) Wireless
6 6 (0.96%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.96%) DVB
6 6 (0.96%) GPRS
6 6 (0.96%) GSM
6 6 (0.96%) MPLS
6 6 (0.96%) NFC
6 6 (0.96%) UMTS
6 6 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.88%) MySQL
6 17 (2.72%) DB2
7 16 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.08%) GIS
8 13 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.80%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.64%) IMS/DB
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.48%) QlikView
16 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (7.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.04%) FxCop
3 19 (3.04%) Selenium
3 19 (3.04%) StyleCop
4 16 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 12 (1.92%) JIRA
7 10 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.28%) Subversion
9 7 (1.12%) Gradle
10 6 (0.96%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.80%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.80%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.48%) Ant
13 3 (0.48%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.32%) JUnit
14 2 (0.32%) Maven
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 113 (18.05%) Banking
2 48 (7.67%) Financial Institution
3 44 (7.03%) Corporate Banking
4 31 (4.95%) Advertising
5 18 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.72%) Legal
7 16 (2.56%) Billing
7 16 (2.56%) Marketing
7 16 (2.56%) Retail
8 12 (1.92%) Law
9 11 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.12%) Automotive
11 6 (0.96%) Back Office
11 6 (0.96%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.80%) Games
12 5 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (25.24%) Analyst
2 138 (22.04%) Developer
3 36 (5.75%) .NET Developer
4 35 (5.59%) Architect
5 32 (5.11%) Business Analyst
5 32 (5.11%) C# Developer
6 30 (4.79%) Test Analyst
7 28 (4.47%) Service Manager
8 24 (3.83%) Applications Support
9 23 (3.67%) PHP Developer
9 23 (3.67%) Project Manager
9 23 (3.67%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.35%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (3.19%) SQL Analyst
13 18 (2.88%) Software Engineer
13 18 (2.88%) Web Developer
14 17 (2.72%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (16.61%) .NET
2 78 (12.46%) HTML
3 68 (10.86%) CSS
4 64 (10.22%) jQuery
5 48 (7.67%) ASP.NET
6 47 (7.51%) AngularJS
7 45 (7.19%) HTML5
8 38 (6.07%) .NET Framework
9 36 (5.75%) CSS3
10 34 (5.43%) XML
11 29 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (4.63%) JSON
11 29 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (4.15%) Entity Framework
13 22 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
13 22 (3.51%) Spring
13 22 (3.51%) Web Services
14 21 (3.35%) EJB
15 17 (2.72%) JSP
15 17 (2.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (8.63%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.79%) PMI
4 28 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.15%) Mainframe
6 23 (3.67%) User Experience
7 21 (3.35%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.72%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.24%) Fintech
10 11 (1.76%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.60%) Clustering
12 9 (1.44%) Life Science
13 8 (1.28%) Online Banking
13 8 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.96%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.96%) iPhone
15 6 (0.96%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.66%) Windows
2 49 (7.83%) Linux
3 34 (5.43%) Unix
4 23 (3.67%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.04%) Android
6 14 (2.24%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.08%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.28%) AIX
11 7 (1.12%) CentOS
11 7 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.96%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (0.96%) Solaris
12 6 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.32%) VMS
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (19.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (17.89%) Risk Management
4 96 (15.34%) ITIL
5 71 (11.34%) MVC
6 61 (9.74%) SDLC
7 50 (7.99%) Mentoring
7 50 (7.99%) TDD
8 48 (7.67%) Scrum
9 45 (7.19%) Service Management
10 43 (6.87%) Project Management
11 41 (6.55%) CRM
12 37 (5.91%) Service Delivery
13 35 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.27%) Process Improvement
15 31 (4.95%) Change Management
15 31 (4.95%) Information Security
16 28 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (4.47%) Incident Management
16 28 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 154 (24.60%) SQL
2 91 (14.54%) C#
3 76 (12.14%) JavaScript
4 74 (11.82%) Java
5 32 (5.11%) PHP
6 31 (4.95%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.35%) C
8 20 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.40%) Python
10 14 (2.24%) C++
11 10 (1.60%) Perl
12 8 (1.28%) Ruby
12 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.12%) COBOL
13 7 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.48%) XAML
17 2 (0.32%) Groovy
17 2 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (11.18%) Degree
2 30 (4.79%) ISEB
2 30 (4.79%) PMI Certification
3 28 (4.47%) CISSP
4 21 (3.35%) CISM
5 11 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.28%) CISA
8 6 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.96%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.80%) CRISC
10 4 (0.64%) CCNP
10 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.64%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.48%) PMP
12 2 (0.32%) ACCA
12 2 (0.32%) CCNA
12 2 (0.32%) CIMA
12 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.79%) SLA
2 21 (3.35%) Solvency II
3 15 (2.40%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.24%) COBIT
4 14 (2.24%) QA
5 12 (1.92%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.96%) IFRS
8 6 (0.96%) PMO
9 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.16%) BS25999
10 1 (0.16%) COSO
10 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.44%) Docker
4 7 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.12%) PowerHA
5 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.64%) XenApp
7 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.28%) Ansible
2 8 (1.28%) Puppet
2 8 (1.28%) SCOM
3 7 (1.12%) CFEngine
3 7 (1.12%) Nagios
4 6 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.64%) SCCM
6 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.48%) Netcool
7 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.16%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 123 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 81 (12.94%) Oracle
3 26 (4.15%) VMware
4 24 (3.83%) Cisco
5 21 (3.35%) IBM
6 13 (2.08%) Cadence
6 13 (2.08%) Cognos
6 13 (2.08%) Tableau
7 12 (1.92%) Hyperion
8 9 (1.44%) Citrix
8 9 (1.44%) Cognizant
8 9 (1.44%) EMC
8 9 (1.44%) Google
8 9 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.12%) Intel
9 7 (1.12%) Sybase
9 7 (1.12%) Veritas
10 6 (0.96%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.96%) Sage
10 6 (0.96%) Sun
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Training, Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £56500 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 9 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago