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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.16% 9.50% 19.25%
As % of the General category 36.36% 23.94% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 28
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £78,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
55 71 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 36.18% 39.66% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 50
Average salary £48,500 £33,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.96% -14.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 27 November 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 15 (46.88%) Validation
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (34.38%) JBoss
6 10 (31.25%) IIS
6 10 (31.25%) Citrix
7 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
7 9 (28.13%) Software AG
7 9 (28.13%) webMethods
7 9 (28.13%) MS Office
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) SOA
7 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
7 9 (28.13%) Analytics
7 9 (28.13%) Web Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) Google
9 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics
10 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
10 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
10 6 (18.75%) QA
10 6 (18.75%) Selenium
10 6 (18.75%) JMeter
11 5 (15.63%) Project Management
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 11 (34.38%) JBoss
2 10 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JMeter
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 3 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Applications Support
3 9 (28.13%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) JMS
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Validation
2 11 (34.38%) E-Commerce
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
3 9 (28.13%) Web Analytics
3 9 (28.13%) Problem Management
3 9 (28.13%) Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Citrix
2 9 (28.13%) Software AG
2 9 (28.13%) webMethods
3 7 (21.88%) Google
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) CommVault
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) 3PAR