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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 355 248 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.73% 20.75% 26.20%
As % of the General category 67.23% 53.91% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 234 200 242
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £68,000 £65,000
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
528 460 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.22% 38.49% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 370 383 364
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 87 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Chelmsford +2 66 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Basildon 0 54 £57,500 +23.65% 3
Southend-on-Sea +2 14 £30,000 -29.41%
Colchester +1 13 £20,000 -50.00% 1
Harlow - 5 £40,250 -
Saffron Walden +1 1 £37,000 -38.33%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 191 (26.13%) SQL
2 142 (19.43%) Windows
3 140 (19.15%) SQL Server
4 126 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 112 (15.32%) .NET
6 104 (14.23%) Project Management
7 102 (13.95%) MS Excel
8 97 (13.27%) SDLC
9 95 (13.00%) ITIL
9 95 (13.00%) Banking
10 87 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (11.90%) Business Analysis
11 86 (11.76%) Degree
12 81 (11.08%) Oracle
13 77 (10.53%) C#
14 74 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
15 70 (9.58%) PRINCE2
15 70 (9.58%) Citrix
16 69 (9.44%) Active Directory
17 66 (9.03%) VMware
18 64 (8.76%) MS Office
19 63 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 63 (8.62%) QA
20 62 (8.48%) JavaScript
21 59 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
22 54 (7.39%) Change Management
23 50 (6.84%) Linux
23 50 (6.84%) Wealth Management
24 45 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
24 45 (6.16%) SAN

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (4.65%) IIS
2 21 (2.87%) JBoss
3 14 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.76%) MS Office
3 21 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.46%) MS Project
5 14 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.55%) Mingle
7 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.60%) AWD
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (1.23%) CODA-Financials
3 9 (1.23%) SunGard AvantGard
3 9 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.09%) Cognos Controller
5 6 (0.82%) Cognos Planning
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.68%) SAP SRM
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.55%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.41%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.19%) Office 365
2 10 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.16%) SAN
2 29 (3.97%) DNS
3 27 (3.69%) DHCP
4 26 (3.56%) LDAP
4 26 (3.56%) Firewall
5 10 (1.37%) WAN
6 9 (1.23%) NAS
7 8 (1.09%) VoIP
8 6 (0.82%) LAN
8 6 (0.82%) VPN
9 4 (0.55%) NetScreen
10 3 (0.41%) H.323
10 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.27%) Wireless
11 2 (0.27%) MD110
12 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.14%) Network Security
12 1 (0.14%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.56%) Crystal Reports
5 26 (3.56%) MS Access
6 23 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.64%) DTS
11 10 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.23%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.23%) DB2
12 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.82%) QlikView
14 4 (0.55%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.55%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.74%) Subversion
2 18 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (2.33%) ERwin
4 16 (2.19%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.50%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 10 (1.37%) HP UFT
8 7 (0.96%) XMLSpy
8 7 (0.96%) JIRA
8 7 (0.96%) Selenium
9 5 (0.68%) NUnit
9 5 (0.68%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.68%) MSTest
10 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.41%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.14%) Zephyr
General
1 95 (13.00%) Banking
2 42 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.87%) Retail
4 13 (1.78%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.50%) Legal
6 10 (1.37%) Back Office
7 7 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.96%) Law
8 4 (0.55%) Marketing
8 4 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.27%) Military
10 2 (0.27%) Billing
10 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 267 (36.53%) Analyst
2 106 (14.50%) Business Analyst
3 76 (10.40%) Developer
4 69 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 54 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 49 (6.70%) Systems Analyst
7 39 (5.34%) Architect
8 31 (4.24%) Applications Support
9 24 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 24 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 24 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (3.15%) Senior Manager
11 22 (3.01%) Software Developer
11 22 (3.01%) Head of IT
12 21 (2.87%) Financial Business Analyst
13 20 (2.74%) .NET Developer
14 19 (2.60%) Security Analyst
14 19 (2.60%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 15 (2.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 15 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (15.32%) .NET
2 43 (5.88%) HTML
3 42 (5.75%) ASP.NET
4 37 (5.06%) CSS
5 33 (4.51%) Middleware
6 27 (3.69%) .NET Framework
7 21 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 17 (2.33%) WinForms
9 15 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (1.78%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.78%) Flash
11 12 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.50%) WPF
12 11 (1.50%) Ajax
12 11 (1.50%) SOAP
12 11 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.23%) Web Services
13 9 (1.23%) Silverlight
14 7 (0.96%) jQuery
15 6 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.38%) AS400
5 25 (3.42%) iSeries
6 21 (2.87%) Clustering
7 16 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.78%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.64%) Replication
9 12 (1.64%) CMDB
10 11 (1.50%) PMI
11 9 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.09%) BYOD
13 6 (0.82%) IVR
14 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.55%) DataPower
15 4 (0.55%) Visualisation
16 3 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (19.43%) Windows
2 50 (6.84%) Linux
3 26 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.74%) UNIX
6 16 (2.19%) Solaris
6 16 (2.19%) Data ONTAP
7 15 (2.05%) AIX
8 12 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.55%) CentOS
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.27%) Android
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (14.23%) Project Management
2 97 (13.27%) SDLC
3 95 (13.00%) ITIL
4 87 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (11.90%) Business Analysis
5 70 (9.58%) PRINCE2
6 63 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (7.39%) Change Management
8 50 (6.84%) Wealth Management
9 45 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 44 (6.02%) MVC
11 40 (5.47%) Software Delivery
12 38 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (4.79%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.79%) Scrum
13 35 (4.79%) Logistics
14 33 (4.51%) Waterfall
15 32 (4.38%) Programme Management
15 32 (4.38%) Data Modelling
16 30 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 191 (26.13%) SQL
2 77 (10.53%) C#
3 62 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 29 (3.97%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.28%) COBOL
6 18 (2.46%) VBA
6 18 (2.46%) VB
6 18 (2.46%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 14 (1.92%) Java
9 13 (1.78%) C
9 13 (1.78%) VBScript
10 12 (1.64%) Perl
11 10 (1.37%) Python
11 10 (1.37%) Korn
11 10 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.23%) RPG
13 5 (0.68%) VB6
14 3 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 86 (11.76%) Degree
2 31 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.42%) ISEB
4 18 (2.46%) MCSE
5 16 (2.19%) CISSP
6 13 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.50%) PMP
9 9 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.96%) MCSA
11 7 (0.96%) CCNP
11 7 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.68%) CIMA
12 5 (0.68%) CCNA
12 5 (0.68%) ACCA
12 5 (0.68%) CISA
13 4 (0.55%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.62%) QA
2 24 (3.28%) SLA
3 7 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.68%) P3O
5 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 59 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.10%) VMware ESX
4 15 (2.05%) XenServer
5 11 (1.50%) XenApp
6 9 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 18 (2.46%) Tivoli
3 14 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.82%) SCCM
6 4 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.55%) Opsview
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.14%) Control-M
8 1 (0.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 126 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.08%) Oracle
3 70 (9.58%) Citrix
4 66 (9.03%) VMware
5 36 (4.92%) Cisco
6 34 (4.65%) IBM
7 31 (4.24%) Cognos
8 21 (2.87%) CODA
9 20 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 18 (2.46%) MKS
10 18 (2.46%) SAP
11 17 (2.33%) HP
11 17 (2.33%) BMC
12 16 (2.19%) NetApp
13 14 (1.92%) Avaya
14 13 (1.78%) SunGard
15 12 (1.64%) Sun
16 10 (1.37%) CheckPoint
17 6 (0.82%) Nortel
17 6 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £54000.00 - £64000.00 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000.00 - £16500.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, Heath care
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
The SmartList
Posted: 24 days ago