The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 374 353 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.92% 25.14% 24.75%
As % of the General category 62.86% 61.39% 64.34%
Number of salaries quoted 276 284 212
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
595 575 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.60% 40.95% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 446 476 323
Average salary £47,500 £49,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.52% +24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Finance
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region.

Finance Salary Trend in Essex

Finance
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Essex

Finance
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood 0 129 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Basildon 0 65 £57,500 +12.19% 3
Chelmsford -4 27 £52,500 -12.50%
Southend-on-Sea 0 21 £30,000 -25.00%
Colchester -14 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Harlow +8 6 £43,000 -22.52%
Loughton -5 3 £31,500 -
Saffron Walden 0 1 £37,000 -38.33% 4
Witham -2 1 £21,500 -53.51% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 182 (25.74%) SQL
2 147 (20.79%) Windows
3 132 (18.67%) Microsoft
4 131 (18.53%) SQL Server
5 120 (16.97%) MS Excel
6 113 (15.98%) .NET
7 94 (13.30%) Degree
8 91 (12.87%) Banking
9 89 (12.59%) MS Office
9 89 (12.59%) ITIL
10 86 (12.16%) Active Directory
10 86 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
11 85 (12.02%) Citrix
12 84 (11.88%) Project Management
13 79 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (10.89%) SDLC
15 73 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 73 (10.33%) C#
16 69 (9.76%) Oracle
17 66 (9.34%) VMware
18 65 (9.19%) QA
19 61 (8.63%) Business Analysis
20 59 (8.35%) AS400
21 57 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (7.92%) JavaScript
23 54 (7.64%) Wealth Management
24 53 (7.50%) PRINCE2
25 51 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
26 50 (7.07%) Telecoms
26 50 (7.07%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (3.96%) IIS
2 20 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.69%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.26%) JBoss
6 11 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 120 (16.97%) MS Excel
2 89 (12.59%) MS Office
3 26 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.98%) MS Project
5 13 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) AWD
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.71%) SunGard AvantGard
4 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.26%) Office 365
2 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.79%) SAN
2 30 (4.24%) Firewall
3 29 (4.10%) DNS
4 24 (3.39%) DHCP
5 23 (3.25%) LDAP
6 15 (2.12%) VoIP
7 8 (1.13%) WAN
8 7 (0.99%) NAS
9 6 (0.85%) ATM
10 5 (0.71%) VPN
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.71%) H.323
11 4 (0.57%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.57%) LAN
11 4 (0.57%) SCCP
12 3 (0.42%) NetScreen
12 3 (0.42%) FWSM
12 3 (0.42%) Wireless
13 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (3.39%) MS Access
5 21 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.83%) DB2
7 18 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (1.27%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.13%) PerformancePoint
13 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.57%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.57%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (2.40%) SoapUI
2 15 (2.12%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (1.98%) Subversion
4 13 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (1.70%) ERwin
6 11 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.41%) Selenium
8 9 (1.27%) MSTest
8 9 (1.27%) NUnit
9 7 (0.99%) XMLSpy
9 7 (0.99%) JIRA
9 7 (0.99%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.85%) TestDirector
11 5 (0.71%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.71%) Moq
12 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
General
1 91 (12.87%) Banking
2 50 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.98%) Legal
4 10 (1.41%) Marketing
5 9 (1.27%) Law
5 9 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.27%) Back Office
6 8 (1.13%) Retail
7 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.28%) Electronics
8 2 (0.28%) Billing
8 2 (0.28%) Military
8 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Advertising
9 1 (0.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 248 (35.08%) Analyst
2 85 (12.02%) Developer
3 77 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 68 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 55 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 36 (5.09%) Architect
7 34 (4.81%) Test Analyst
8 28 (3.96%) C# Developer
9 27 (3.82%) .NET Developer
9 27 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (3.25%) Administrator
10 23 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
11 22 (3.11%) Applications Support
12 20 (2.83%) Technical Support
12 20 (2.83%) Head of IT
13 19 (2.69%) Financial Business Analyst
13 19 (2.69%) Programmer
13 19 (2.69%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.55%) Senior Manager
15 17 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (15.98%) .NET
2 43 (6.08%) HTML
2 43 (6.08%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.37%) CSS
4 28 (3.96%) Middleware
5 24 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.83%) Flash
7 17 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (2.26%) SOAP
8 16 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (1.84%) WPF
10 12 (1.70%) WinForms
10 12 (1.70%) Ajax
11 11 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (1.56%) XML
12 8 (1.13%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.99%) Silverlight
13 7 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.85%) Web Services
14 6 (0.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.35%) AS400
3 48 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 46 (6.51%) iSeries
5 38 (5.37%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.40%) Clustering
7 16 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.70%) Replication
10 11 (1.56%) CMDB
11 10 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.27%) PMI
12 9 (1.27%) Data Extraction
12 9 (1.27%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.27%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.13%) BYOD
14 7 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.99%) EMV
14 7 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 147 (20.79%) Windows
2 50 (7.07%) Linux
3 27 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (3.25%) UNIX
6 20 (2.83%) AIX
7 16 (2.26%) Solaris
8 12 (1.70%) Windows 2000
9 9 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.57%) CentOS
12 4 (0.57%) Android
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.28%) HPUX
14 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.14%) Debian
15 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (12.59%) ITIL
2 86 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (11.88%) Project Management
4 77 (10.89%) SDLC
5 73 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (8.63%) Business Analysis
7 54 (7.64%) Wealth Management
8 53 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 51 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (5.94%) Change Management
11 38 (5.37%) MVC
12 36 (5.09%) CRM
13 34 (4.81%) Waterfall
13 34 (4.81%) Software Delivery
14 33 (4.67%) Time Management
15 31 (4.38%) E-Commerce
15 31 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (4.38%) Scrum
16 27 (3.82%) Programme Management
17 26 (3.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 182 (25.74%) SQL
2 73 (10.33%) C#
3 56 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 36 (5.09%) COBOL
5 26 (3.68%) RPG
6 21 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.83%) Java
8 19 (2.69%) VB.NET
9 16 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.56%) Perl
10 11 (1.56%) VB
10 11 (1.56%) Python
11 10 (1.41%) VBScript
11 10 (1.41%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.41%) Korn
11 10 (1.41%) VBA
12 7 (0.99%) C
13 6 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.57%) VB6
14 4 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 94 (13.30%) Degree
2 42 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.82%) ISEB
4 22 (3.11%) CISSP
5 21 (2.97%) MCSE
6 18 (2.55%) MCSA
6 18 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.84%) PMP
8 13 (1.84%) CISA
9 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.27%) CCNP
11 8 (1.13%) CISM
11 8 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.85%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.71%) MCITP
14 4 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.19%) QA
2 30 (4.24%) SLA
3 14 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) P3O
6 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 57 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.53%) VMware ESX
4 13 (1.84%) XenServer
5 9 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.27%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 24 (3.39%) Tivoli
3 23 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.57%) Opsview
6 3 (0.42%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.42%) SCCM
6 3 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 85 (12.02%) Citrix
3 69 (9.76%) Oracle
4 66 (9.34%) VMware
5 43 (6.08%) Cisco
6 41 (5.80%) IBM
7 32 (4.53%) HP
8 23 (3.25%) SolarWinds
9 22 (3.11%) BMC
9 22 (3.11%) NetApp
10 17 (2.40%) SAP
11 14 (1.98%) MKS
12 12 (1.70%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.56%) Avaya
14 8 (1.13%) Juniper
14 8 (1.13%) Cognos
14 8 (1.13%) SunGard
14 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.85%) Business Objects
15 6 (0.85%) F5
Essex
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nakama
Salary: Unspecified Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 9 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 10 days ago