Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.50% 18.64% 21.90%
As % of the General category 30.91% 54.17% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 64
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -19.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £65,625 £70,875
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 110 96 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.73% 34.41% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 90 74 113
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,450 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,125 £73,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 6 (17.65%) ETL
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
7 6 (17.65%) Tableau
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) SAS
8 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
9 4 (11.76%) PMI
9 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
9 4 (11.76%) ProC
9 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) PROC SQL
9 4 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (11.76%) SAS Macro

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 5 (14.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.76%) Base SAS
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 4 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Power BI
4 2 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (5.88%) QlikView
4 2 (5.88%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) ProC
2 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Protractor
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Senior SAS Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Finance Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Finance Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) React
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) PMI
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Analytics
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) ETL
4 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
5 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.76%) People Management
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) PROC SQL
2 4 (11.76%) SAS Macro
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CISM
4 2 (5.88%) ACCA
4 2 (5.88%) CIMA
5 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CRISC
5 1 (2.94%) ICAEW
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Tableau
2 3 (8.82%) Google
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.82%) TSYS
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Vertica