The first 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 28 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 239 286 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.97% 25.72% 20.74%
As % of the General category 52.88% 61.24% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 192 241 223
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +15.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
452 467 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.76% 42.00% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 377 363 385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £25,295
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
East of England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Basildon +3 59 £46,500 +20.00% 3
Chelmsford +2 34 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Brentwood -1 27 £44,375 +4.41% 8
Colchester -12 15 £40,000 -23.80%
Saffron Walden -3 8 £60,000 +84.61%
Hockley - 7 £25,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -3 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Braintree - 4 £24,250 -
Billericay - 3 £40,000 -
Purfleet - 3 £32,500 -
Thurrock - 2 - -
Loughton - 2 - - 1
Witham 0 1 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Waltham Abbey - 1 £32,500 -
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 167 (27.15%) SQL
2 133 (21.63%) Project Management
3 129 (20.98%) SQL Server
4 128 (20.81%) MS Excel
5 121 (19.67%) Microsoft
6 120 (19.51%) .NET
7 95 (15.45%) Oracle
8 84 (13.66%) Windows
9 82 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 81 (13.17%) PRINCE2
11 73 (11.87%) Java
12 67 (10.89%) Degree
13 65 (10.57%) Marketing
14 64 (10.41%) C#
15 62 (10.08%) MS Office
16 56 (9.11%) Linux
16 56 (9.11%) OO
17 54 (8.78%) Banking
18 53 (8.62%) SAP
19 51 (8.29%) CRM
20 49 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
21 46 (7.48%) Active Directory
21 46 (7.48%) XML
22 45 (7.32%) PHP
23 41 (6.67%) JD Edwards
23 41 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
23 41 (6.67%) VMware
23 41 (6.67%) Magento
23 41 (6.67%) Apple iOS
24 37 (6.02%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 31 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.95%) IIS
3 11 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.98%) CMS
4 6 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.65%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) CICS
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 128 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 62 (10.08%) MS Office
3 25 (4.07%) MS Project
4 24 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
1 41 (6.67%) Magento
2 11 (1.79%) VisionPLUS
3 9 (1.46%) AWD
4 6 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.65%) BASE24
5 4 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.65%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.65%) Cognos Planning
5 4 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.49%) HFM
6 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.49%) assyst
7 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.02%) Firewall
2 25 (4.07%) SAN
3 19 (3.09%) DNS
4 14 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.28%) VoIP
5 12 (1.95%) Internet
5 12 (1.95%) NAS
6 9 (1.46%) VPN
6 9 (1.46%) Wireless
7 8 (1.30%) DHCP
8 7 (1.14%) Multicast
8 7 (1.14%) Network Security
8 7 (1.14%) WAN
8 7 (1.14%) SDH
8 7 (1.14%) BGP
8 7 (1.14%) DWDM
8 7 (1.14%) MPLS
8 7 (1.14%) OSPF
9 5 (0.81%) Junos
9 5 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.95%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.63%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.30%) QlikView
10 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.14%) DTS
11 7 (1.14%) OLAP
11 7 (1.14%) MySQL
12 6 (0.98%) OLTP
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (4.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.98%) Selenium
5 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.65%) Visual Composer
6 3 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.49%) Moq
6 3 (0.49%) MSTest
6 3 (0.49%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.49%) NUnit
6 3 (0.49%) Subversion
7 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.33%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Gradle
8 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.16%) QADirector
General
1 65 (10.57%) Marketing
2 54 (8.78%) Banking
3 31 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.23%) Retail
5 19 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.95%) Legal
7 11 (1.79%) Law
8 8 (1.30%) Back Office
9 7 (1.14%) Electronics
10 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 159 (25.85%) Analyst
2 113 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 89 (14.47%) Developer
4 43 (6.99%) Support Analyst
5 38 (6.18%) Administrator
6 35 (5.69%) Applications Support
6 35 (5.69%) DBA
7 33 (5.37%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.72%) Architect
9 28 (4.55%) SQL DBA
10 25 (4.07%) Test Manager
11 24 (3.90%) Senior Manager
12 23 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
12 23 (3.74%) C# Developer
13 21 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (3.25%) Applications Support Analyst
15 19 (3.09%) .NET Developer
16 17 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 16 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (19.51%) .NET
2 46 (7.48%) XML
3 34 (5.53%) Web Services
4 31 (5.04%) ASP.NET
5 29 (4.72%) HTML
6 21 (3.41%) WCF
7 16 (2.60%) WPF
8 13 (2.11%) jQuery
8 13 (2.11%) SOAP
8 13 (2.11%) XHTML
9 12 (1.95%) Middleware
9 12 (1.95%) J2EE
10 11 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.79%) CSS
11 10 (1.63%) WinForms
11 10 (1.63%) Silverlight
12 9 (1.46%) ADO.NET
12 9 (1.46%) XSD
12 9 (1.46%) XSL
13 8 (1.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.41%) PMI
2 13 (2.11%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (1.79%) AS400
5 10 (1.63%) Replication
6 7 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.14%) Clustering
7 5 (0.81%) Open Source
7 5 (0.81%) Social Network
7 5 (0.81%) iSeries
7 5 (0.81%) Equities
8 4 (0.65%) E-Learning
8 4 (0.65%) Statistics
8 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.49%) CMDB
9 3 (0.49%) IVR
9 3 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.66%) Windows
2 56 (9.11%) Linux
3 41 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 22 (3.58%) UNIX
5 17 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.98%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.49%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.63%) Project Management
2 82 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 81 (13.17%) PRINCE2
4 56 (9.11%) OO
5 51 (8.29%) CRM
6 49 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (5.85%) Programme Management
8 33 (5.37%) ITIL
9 30 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
9 30 (4.88%) Change Management
10 26 (4.23%) Incident Management
10 26 (4.23%) Business Analysis
11 25 (4.07%) Wealth Management
12 24 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (3.74%) Resource Management
14 22 (3.58%) Software Testing
15 21 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (3.41%) Migration
15 21 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 167 (27.15%) SQL
2 73 (11.87%) Java
3 64 (10.41%) C#
4 45 (7.32%) PHP
5 32 (5.20%) JavaScript
6 25 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 19 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.09%) C
8 17 (2.76%) Perl
9 14 (2.28%) C++
10 12 (1.95%) AWK
10 12 (1.95%) Korn
10 12 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.46%) VBScript
12 8 (1.30%) VBA
13 5 (0.81%) Python
13 5 (0.81%) VB
14 4 (0.65%) ABAP
14 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (10.89%) Degree
2 33 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (3.74%) ISEB
4 22 (3.58%) PMI Certification
5 21 (3.41%) PMP
6 15 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 13 (2.11%) APMP
8 11 (1.79%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.46%) MCDBA
11 8 (1.30%) MCTS
11 8 (1.30%) MCITP
12 7 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (1.14%) MCP
12 7 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.98%) JNCIE
14 5 (0.81%) CCIE
15 4 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.04%) QA
2 28 (4.55%) SLA
3 9 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.30%) COBIT
5 7 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) P3O
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.65%) NFS
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.65%) Xen
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
2 12 (1.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 7 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.81%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.65%) Nagios
7 3 (0.49%) Opsview
7 3 (0.49%) SCCM
8 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.33%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.33%) SCOM
8 2 (0.33%) Puppet
8 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Control-M
9 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 121 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 95 (15.45%) Oracle
3 53 (8.62%) SAP
4 41 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 41 (6.67%) VMware
5 34 (5.53%) Citrix
6 27 (4.39%) HP
7 24 (3.90%) Cisco
8 22 (3.58%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.60%) JBoss
9 16 (2.60%) IBM
10 11 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.79%) Juniper
11 7 (1.14%) Cognos
12 6 (0.98%) NetApp
13 5 (0.81%) Guidewire
13 5 (0.81%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.81%) Sage
14 4 (0.65%) Software AG
14 4 (0.65%) Adobe
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Private Health
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 40% BONUS & PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, great holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, car
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Red10
Salary: £38000 - £62000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, car
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Ford
Salary: From £30,000 - Plus competitive benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago