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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 15.15% 12.96% 30.40%
As % of the General category 48.08% 34.43% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 38
Average salary £29,000 £38,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.67% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £32,150 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
52 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.52% 37.65% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 50 49
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £27,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Colchester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (46.67%) MS Office
1 21 (46.67%) Citrix
2 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
3 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
4 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (26.67%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) ITIL
6 11 (24.44%) MCSA
6 11 (24.44%) VoIP
6 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (24.44%) Validation
7 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Degree
7 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.78%) Document Management
9 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
9 8 (17.78%) Java
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.33%) Marketing
11 6 (13.33%) Web Analytics
11 6 (13.33%) Analytics
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 6 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Office
2 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JMeter
1 5 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Support Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Service Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Support
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Senior DBA
5 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Database Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
1 11 (24.44%) Validation
2 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.78%) Document Management
4 6 (13.33%) Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Web Analytics
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCSA
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) VCP4
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Citrix
2 6 (13.33%) Software AG
2 6 (13.33%) webMethods
3 5 (11.11%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) CommVault
5 1 (2.22%) Brocade
5 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
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