The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 24 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.58% 14.74% 10.83%
As % of the General category 36.23% 44.23% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

General Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
69 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 26.44% 33.33% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 48
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Finance
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Colchester region.

Finance Salary Trend in Colchester

Finance
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 23 (38.33%) Banking
2 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) DevOps
5 12 (20.00%) webMethods
5 12 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (16.67%) ITIL
7 10 (16.67%) VoIP
8 8 (13.33%) Firewall
8 8 (13.33%) jQuery
9 7 (11.67%) J2EE
9 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.67%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) MCP
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (10.00%) MCSA
10 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.00%) Citrix
10 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (10.00%) MVC
10 6 (10.00%) Migration
10 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) Windows 7

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 2 (3.33%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) VoIP
2 8 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 23 (38.33%) Banking
2 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.33%) .NET Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Java Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Java Software Architect
4 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) IT Support
5 6 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) jQuery
3 7 (11.67%) J2EE
4 5 (8.33%) SOAP
5 4 (6.67%) EJB
5 4 (6.67%) Spring
6 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.00%) JSON
6 3 (5.00%) JSP
6 3 (5.00%) OSGi
6 3 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) DataPower
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Statistics
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
1 6 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) DevOps
2 12 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Change Management
5 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.67%) Network Management
5 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) ERP
6 3 (5.00%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (5.00%) Functional Programming
6 3 (5.00%) People Management
6 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) Groovy
4 3 (5.00%) Scala
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
1 6 (10.00%) MCP
1 6 (10.00%) MCSA
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CCNA
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) CCSA
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (20.00%) webMethods
2 6 (10.00%) Citrix
3 5 (8.33%) Dell
3 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 5 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Planview
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat