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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 19 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.03% 13.89% 26.72%
As % of the General category 42.22% 41.67% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 34
Average salary £29,000 £46,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.29% +51.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,450 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
45 60 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.48% 33.33% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 38
Average salary £25,000 £44,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.18% +27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,010 £27,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (46.51%) Citrix
2 19 (44.19%) MS Office
3 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.23%) Windows
6 11 (25.58%) ITIL
6 11 (25.58%) MCSA
6 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
6 11 (25.58%) VoIP
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Line Management
8 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
8 7 (16.28%) QA
9 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
9 6 (13.95%) Marketing
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (13.95%) Document Management
9 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
9 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) CRM
10 5 (11.63%) Validation
11 4 (9.30%) Degree
11 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.30%) Selenium
11 4 (9.30%) Test Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) MS Office
2 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.33%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) VoIP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JMeter
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.95%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Support Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Service Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Database Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Database Developer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support
7 3 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
1 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
2 7 (16.28%) Line Management
3 6 (13.95%) Document Management
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) CRM
4 5 (11.63%) Validation
5 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.33%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) VB
3 3 (6.98%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) COBOL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) MCSA
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Citrix
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Brocade
4 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Software AG
4 1 (2.33%) CommVault
4 1 (2.33%) SAP