Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 45 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.21% 16.36% 24.10%
As % of the General category 25.56% 50.56% 59.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 79
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.71% -9.33% -22.28%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,075 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,700 £70,000
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,183 £43,500
% change year-on-year +12.61% -3.03% -3.33%

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 133 89 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 32.13% 32.36% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 113 64 115
Chester median annual salary £47,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.58% +10.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,850 £25,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,500 £70,000
Cheshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.25% - -5.88%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (41.18%) Banking
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 10 (29.41%) Analytics
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Google
6 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
7 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
7 5 (14.71%) ETL
7 5 (14.71%) Snowflake Schema
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (14.71%) QlikView
7 5 (14.71%) Google Analytics
7 5 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (14.71%) Big Data
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (14.71%) Tableau
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Visualisation

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 4 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 5 (14.71%) Data Mining
3 5 (14.71%) Power BI
3 5 (14.71%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (14.71%) QlikView
3 5 (14.71%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) Base SAS
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) ProC
2 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) jMock
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Mockito
2 1 (2.94%) Protractor
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (41.18%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
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%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Finance Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) JAX-WS
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth
5 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.94%) SPML
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) PMI
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) AIX
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (29.41%) Analytics
2 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
4 5 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) People Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) PROC SQL
3 4 (11.76%) SAS Macro
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) BeanShell
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) ACCA
5 1 (2.94%) CIMA
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) ICAEW
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Google
1 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (14.71%) Tableau
3 3 (8.82%) TSYS
3 3 (8.82%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Novell
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase