Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 27 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 30.91% 8.44% 8.45%
As % of the General category 61.82% 23.08% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 38
Median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -9.79% +7.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,950 £31,463
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £64,375
Cheshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +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 55 117 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 50.00% 36.56% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 86 67
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,500 £23,570
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £61,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 26 (76.47%) C
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (73.53%) SAP
2 25 (73.53%) BusinessObjects
2 25 (73.53%) Identity Management
2 25 (73.53%) Validation
2 25 (73.53%) SAP Security
2 25 (73.53%) Data Governance
2 25 (73.53%) Internal Audit
2 25 (73.53%) IT Audit
3 4 (11.76%) SDLC
3 4 (11.76%) Apex Code
3 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) PMO
4 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Business Case
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (2.94%) Escalation Management
5 1 (2.94%) Presales
5 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning

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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.88%) Billing
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) Developer
1 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
1 4 (11.76%) Salesforce Developer
2 1 (2.94%) Build Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Commercial Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
2 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Data Governance
1 25 (73.53%) Identity Management
1 25 (73.53%) Internal Audit
1 25 (73.53%) IT Audit
1 25 (73.53%) SAP Security
1 25 (73.53%) Validation
2 4 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Business Case
4 1 (2.94%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.94%) Presales
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C
2 4 (11.76%) Apex Code
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ACCA
1 1 (2.94%) CIMA
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com