Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 26 30
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Finance 33 9 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 16.42% 4.92% 8.09%
As % of the General category 50.00% 19.15% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 20
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +10.79% +12.83%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,600 £31,488
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £59,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%

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 66 47 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 32.84% 25.68% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 85
Median annual salary £41,750 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% -6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £31,500 £24,400 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £64,000 £66,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Chester.

Salary trend for Finance in Chester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Chester over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 16 (48.48%) C
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
1 16 (48.48%) SAP
1 16 (48.48%) BusinessObjects
1 16 (48.48%) Identity Management
1 16 (48.48%) Validation
1 16 (48.48%) SAP Security
1 16 (48.48%) Data Governance
1 16 (48.48%) Internal Audit
1 16 (48.48%) IT Audit
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.15%) C#
7 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.12%) Retail
7 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.12%) Azure
8 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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:

Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Logic Apps
3 1 (3.03%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) 5G
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
1 7 (21.21%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Site Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Core
2 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.09%) ADO
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Data Governance
1 16 (48.48%) Identity Management
1 16 (48.48%) Internal Audit
1 16 (48.48%) IT Audit
1 16 (48.48%) SAP Security
1 16 (48.48%) Validation
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) Strategic Thinking
7 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Human Resource Management
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Microservices
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle