Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 23 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 32 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.94% 9.38% 18.71%
As % of the General category 40.51% 30.77% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 26 47
Chester median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +43.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,125 £65,250
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +18.75% -11.11%

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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 79 104 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 29.48% 30.50% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 78
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,700 £27,150 £23,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +16.13% -8.82%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Chester.

Salary trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Chester over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) Analytics
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 13 (40.63%) Mesos
3 13 (40.63%) Docker Swarm
3 13 (40.63%) Puppet
3 13 (40.63%) Data Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (40.63%) Ansible
3 13 (40.63%) Docker
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Data Management
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (15.63%) NHS
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
8 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.38%) C#
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) CSS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SSAS Developer
3 5 (15.63%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Products Support Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Driving Licence
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 13 (40.63%) Data Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Data Management
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Apex Code
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ACCA
2 1 (3.13%) CIMA
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Ansible
1 13 (40.63%) Docker Swarm
1 13 (40.63%) Mesos
1 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Google
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) VMware