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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.09% 8.45% 12.84%
As % of the General category 73.33% 38.71% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 18
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,750 £65,000
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
15 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.40% 21.83% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 40
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 28 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) CISSP
2 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 10 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) EDI
4 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) COBOL
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.69%) Brocade
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) LAN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Games
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate
3 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Principle Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Operations Director
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) EDI
2 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 10 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) B2C
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) COBOL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Brocade
2 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.85%) CommVault
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Dell