Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24 46 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.69% 15.38% 23.78%
As % of the General category 25.26% 51.11% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 84
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +25.62% -27.11%
10th Percentile £31,450 £28,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £45,125 £56,750
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -8.89%

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 95 90 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.45% 30.10% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 121
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,875 £50,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Google
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) Tableau
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter
5 3 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.50%) Power BI
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com

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 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) BPCS
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) Infor LN
2 1 (4.17%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (12.50%) Power BI
3 3 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (12.50%) QlikView
3 3 (12.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) jMock
2 1 (4.17%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Production DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Release Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Voice Recording Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) OAuth
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) SPML
4 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) BeanShell
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) Infor
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Tableau
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) Epicor
3 2 (8.33%) IFS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Sage
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Baan
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.17%) Novell
4 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) VMware