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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 11.11% 7.94% 17.13%
As % of the General category 68.42% 28.85% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 29
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -23.80%
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
19 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.24% 27.51% 36.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 49
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) EDI
5 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) COBOL
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) QA
5 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Brocade
6 2 (7.69%) Statistics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
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%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Tester
1 3 (11.54%) Analyst
1 3 (11.54%) Consultant
1 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
1 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
2 2 (7.69%) Graduate Data Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Graduate
2 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Support Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Operations Director
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Developer
3 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) EDI
1 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
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%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) BDD
5 1 (3.85%) Database Security
5 1 (3.85%) Facility Management
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) B2C
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
1 3 (11.54%) COBOL
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) 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 5 (19.23%) 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%) CommVault
3 1 (3.85%) VMware