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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 294 370 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.20% 28.35% 26.69%
As % of the General category 69.01% 62.29% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 213 290 289
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,100 £67,500 £70,250
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
426 594 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.30% 45.52% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 316 467 468
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 0 105 £56,250 +12.50%
Colchester +15 30 £49,500 +45.58% 3
Chelmsford +11 27 £39,250 -21.50%
Basildon -3 23 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Loughton +3 4 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Harlow +3 1 £42,500 -8.60%
Saffron Walden - 1 £42,500 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 163 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 156 (22.51%) .NET
3 150 (21.65%) SQL
4 143 (20.63%) Wealth Management
5 138 (19.91%) Workflow
6 128 (18.47%) C#
7 105 (15.15%) Project Management
8 101 (14.57%) QA
9 94 (13.56%) Degree
9 94 (13.56%) SDLC
10 93 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
11 92 (13.28%) Mentoring
12 88 (12.70%) ASP.NET
13 83 (11.98%) Windows
14 82 (11.83%) Microsoft
15 78 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
15 78 (11.26%) Mobile App
16 77 (11.11%) Straight-Through Processing
16 77 (11.11%) Banking
17 74 (10.68%) Ajax
18 66 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 66 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
19 65 (9.38%) JavaScript
20 63 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (8.95%) Visual Studio
22 61 (8.80%) MS Office
23 59 (8.51%) VB.NET
23 59 (8.51%) ITIL
24 57 (8.23%) HTML
24 57 (8.23%) Computer Science

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (2.89%) JBoss
2 18 (2.60%) IIS
3 17 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.15%) Apache
6 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.87%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.29%) Xceptor
11 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.14%) CMS
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 61 (8.80%) MS Office
2 56 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 29 (4.18%) MS Project
4 10 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.02%) SAP CO
1 14 (2.02%) SAP FI
1 14 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.87%) AWD
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) SaaS
2 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
3 2 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.04%) SAN
2 22 (3.17%) Firewall
3 18 (2.60%) VoIP
4 14 (2.02%) LAN
4 14 (2.02%) WAN
5 13 (1.88%) IP Telephony
6 12 (1.73%) Unified Communications
7 11 (1.59%) NetScaler
8 9 (1.30%) H.323
8 9 (1.30%) Internet
8 9 (1.30%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (0.58%) DHCP
10 4 (0.58%) DNS
10 4 (0.58%) NAS
10 4 (0.58%) NetScreen
10 4 (0.58%) VPN
11 3 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.02%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.44%) Big Data
13 9 (1.30%) MS Access
14 8 (1.15%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (8.95%) Visual Studio
3 15 (2.16%) HP UFT
4 9 (1.30%) SoapUI
5 8 (1.15%) LoadRunner
5 8 (1.15%) Moq
5 8 (1.15%) NUnit
6 7 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.87%) Subversion
8 5 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.58%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.43%) Maven
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.43%) Selenium
11 2 (0.29%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.29%) Gradle
11 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.29%) JIRA
11 2 (0.29%) JUnit
11 2 (0.29%) MagicDraw
General
1 77 (11.11%) Banking
2 28 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.61%) Legal
4 14 (2.02%) Marketing
5 10 (1.44%) Automotive
6 9 (1.30%) Mandarin Language
7 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.58%) Retail
10 3 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (22.22%) Analyst
2 131 (18.90%) Developer
3 87 (12.55%) .NET Developer
4 70 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 58 (8.37%) Architect
5 58 (8.37%) Project Manager
6 53 (7.65%) Service Analyst
7 52 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 48 (6.93%) Financial Analyst
9 44 (6.35%) Support Analyst
10 39 (5.63%) SQL Developer
11 34 (4.91%) Finance Business Analyst
12 33 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
12 33 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 30 (4.33%) Applications Support
14 28 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
15 26 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (3.75%) Wrap Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (22.51%) .NET
2 88 (12.70%) ASP.NET
3 74 (10.68%) Ajax
4 57 (8.23%) HTML
5 52 (7.50%) CSS
6 51 (7.36%) .NET Framework
7 33 (4.76%) XML
8 30 (4.33%) WCF
9 24 (3.46%) Entity Framework
10 21 (3.03%) Middleware
11 20 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.89%) jQuery
11 20 (2.89%) WPF
12 19 (2.74%) SOAP
13 16 (2.31%) AngularJS
14 14 (2.02%) Web Services
15 12 (1.73%) XML Messaging
16 10 (1.44%) J2EE
17 7 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 93 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (11.26%) Mobile App
3 57 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 39 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 37 (5.34%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.74%) Biology
6 19 (2.74%) Replication
7 18 (2.60%) User Experience
8 16 (2.31%) iSeries
9 15 (2.16%) AS400
9 15 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.88%) Clustering
11 12 (1.73%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.15%) Life Science
13 8 (1.15%) Social Media
14 5 (0.72%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.98%) Windows
2 41 (5.92%) Linux
3 32 (4.62%) Unix
4 28 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
6 10 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.15%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.43%) AIX
12 3 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (20.63%) Wealth Management
2 138 (19.91%) Workflow
3 105 (15.15%) Project Management
4 94 (13.56%) SDLC
5 92 (13.28%) Mentoring
6 77 (11.11%) Straight-Through Processing
7 66 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (8.51%) ITIL
10 57 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 56 (8.08%) Business Analysis
11 56 (8.08%) MVC
12 50 (7.22%) PRINCE2
13 46 (6.64%) SOA
14 43 (6.20%) Change Management
14 43 (6.20%) Line Management
14 43 (6.20%) Service Delivery
14 43 (6.20%) Use Case
15 41 (5.92%) Time Management
16 32 (4.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 150 (21.65%) SQL
2 128 (18.47%) C#
3 65 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 59 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 45 (6.49%) Java
6 34 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.44%) VBScript
9 9 (1.30%) VB
10 8 (1.15%) C
10 8 (1.15%) VBA
11 7 (1.01%) COBOL
11 7 (1.01%) Perl
12 6 (0.87%) Python
12 6 (0.87%) Scala
13 5 (0.72%) ABAP
13 5 (0.72%) Groovy
13 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.43%) PHP
14 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (13.56%) Degree
2 37 (5.34%) ISTQB
3 36 (5.19%) ISEB
4 23 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.74%) MCSA
6 17 (2.45%) CCNP
6 17 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.59%) PhD
9 9 (1.30%) CCNP Voice
9 9 (1.30%) IBM Certification
9 9 (1.30%) NCDA
10 8 (1.15%) CCA
11 6 (0.87%) CCVP
12 5 (0.72%) CISSP
13 4 (0.58%) MCP
13 4 (0.58%) MCSD
13 4 (0.58%) MCSE
13 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.57%) QA
2 48 (6.93%) SLA
3 8 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.43%) COBIT
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.29%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.29%) P3O
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 44 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.59%) XenApp
3 9 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.43%) Firmware
6 2 (0.29%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.14%) GPFS
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.73%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (1.44%) SCCM
4 9 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 9 (1.30%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.30%) SnapMirror
5 7 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.93%) Oracle
3 36 (5.19%) Citrix
4 31 (4.47%) Cisco
5 26 (3.75%) HP
6 22 (3.17%) SAP
7 20 (2.89%) VMware
8 17 (2.45%) IBM
9 13 (1.88%) Brocade
9 13 (1.88%) NetApp
10 12 (1.73%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.73%) SolarWinds
11 11 (1.59%) Juniper
11 11 (1.59%) RedGate
12 10 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.44%) Symantec
13 9 (1.30%) Polycom
13 9 (1.30%) Verint
13 9 (1.30%) Zeacom
14 8 (1.15%) TIBCO
Essex
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Loughton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago