The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 24 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.77% 17.51% 11.66%
As % of the General category 27.78% 48.44% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 24
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 64 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 27.98% 36.16% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 52
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Essex

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 24 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (47.73%) Project Management
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (29.55%) APMP
3 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (13.64%) MS Office
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Guidewire
7 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.36%) SLA
8 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
9 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.82%) assyst
9 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (6.82%) VoIP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (6.82%) assyst
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.27%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) VoIP
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.55%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.27%) Gradle
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (4.55%) Banking
1 2 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (40.91%) Project Manager
3 13 (29.55%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Business Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.09%) Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
9 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
1 2 (4.55%) WPF
1 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.27%) JMS
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Project Management
2 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2
3 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITSM
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Document Management
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) MVVM
7 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 13 (29.55%) APMP
2 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCSA
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Citrix
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Guidewire
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) NetApp