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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 32 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 23.19% 23.90% 14.62%
As % of the General category 71.11% 52.78% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 13
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £26,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £58,800 £49,500
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 Chester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 45 72 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 32.61% 45.28% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 38
Median salary £41,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.06% -6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Chester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) ISEB
4 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
5 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
7 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Advertising
8 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.73%) C#
10 6 (11.76%) .NET
10 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
11 5 (9.80%) MVC
11 5 (9.80%) Tableau
12 4 (7.84%) Talend
12 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (7.84%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Games
12 4 (7.84%) Degree
12 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (7.84%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (7.84%) VMware
12 4 (7.84%) Google

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 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.92%) DMZ
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) SAN
1 2 (3.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) AppScan
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Gradle
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) Moq
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) sqlmap
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.65%) Advertising
2 4 (7.84%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Test Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) CSS3
4 1 (1.96%) JAX-WS
4 1 (1.96%) JDBC
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
4 1 (1.96%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) WPF
4 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Fintech
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
1 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
1 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) VMS
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 12 (23.53%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) MVC
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) SDLC
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) TDD
9 3 (5.88%) Time Management
9 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) C#
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Java
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) ISEB
2 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) CISMP
4 1 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
2 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Tableau
3 4 (7.84%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) Talend
3 4 (7.84%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
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