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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 385 318 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.60% 27.25% 26.69%
As % of the General category 67.31% 65.70% 69.30%
Number of salaries quoted 300 207 208
Average salary £55,000 £46,500 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.27% +21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,207
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £69,700 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
572 484 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.47% 41.47% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 461 351 296
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Brentwood 0 97 £68,750 +52.77% 6
Basildon +2 70 £60,000 +26.31% 8
Chelmsford +8 23 £56,250 +40.62% 5
Colchester +20 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hockley - 8 £30,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -4 5 £42,500 +0.57% 1
Witham - 5 £65,000 -
Saffron Walden - 5 £37,500 -
Thurrock - 1 - -
Loughton - 1 - -
Braintree - 1 £40,000 -
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 137 (21.71%) Project Management
2 126 (19.97%) .NET
3 123 (19.49%) SQL
4 110 (17.43%) SQL Server
5 84 (13.31%) Windows
6 82 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (12.52%) PRINCE2
7 79 (12.52%) Oracle
8 75 (11.89%) Degree
9 74 (11.73%) Microsoft
10 71 (11.25%) Banking
11 66 (10.46%) MS Excel
12 56 (8.87%) C#
12 56 (8.87%) Java
13 55 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (8.56%) SOA
15 52 (8.24%) E-Commerce
16 49 (7.77%) Linux
16 49 (7.77%) QA
17 46 (7.29%) Cisco
18 45 (7.13%) Active Directory
19 44 (6.97%) MS Office
20 39 (6.18%) Telecoms
20 39 (6.18%) Mentoring
21 38 (6.02%) Change Management
22 37 (5.86%) Firewall
22 37 (5.86%) VMware
23 36 (5.71%) ISEB
24 35 (5.55%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (3.96%) IIS
1 25 (3.96%) WebSphere
2 19 (3.01%) JBoss
3 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.79%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.48%) Apache
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) CICS
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 66 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.97%) MS Office
3 26 (4.12%) MS Project
4 17 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Magento
2 10 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 9 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
3 9 (1.43%) VisionPLUS
4 8 (1.27%) AWD
5 4 (0.63%) BASE24
6 2 (0.32%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) assyst
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.86%) Firewall
2 26 (4.12%) SAN
3 18 (2.85%) VoIP
4 17 (2.69%) DNS
5 14 (2.22%) Internet
6 13 (2.06%) NAS
7 12 (1.90%) Wireless
7 12 (1.90%) DHCP
7 12 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.58%) OSPF
8 10 (1.58%) BGP
8 10 (1.58%) H.323
9 9 (1.43%) Network Security
10 8 (1.27%) MPLS
10 8 (1.27%) WAN
10 8 (1.27%) Multicast
11 7 (1.11%) SDH
11 7 (1.11%) DWDM
12 6 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.43%) DTS
6 9 (1.43%) OLAP
7 8 (1.27%) OLTP
8 7 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.63%) NonStop SQL
10 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.48%) MySQL
12 2 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (4.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.38%) Selenium
2 15 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.74%) ERwin
4 10 (1.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (1.27%) MSTest
5 8 (1.27%) NUnit
6 6 (0.95%) Subversion
6 6 (0.95%) TestDirector
6 6 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.79%) JMeter
7 5 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (0.79%) Moq
8 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.32%) Gradle
9 2 (0.32%) Maven
9 2 (0.32%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.32%) Ant
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (11.25%) Banking
2 39 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.96%) Marketing
4 12 (1.90%) Legal
5 10 (1.58%) Law
6 8 (1.27%) Retail
7 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) Local Government
9 2 (0.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.32%) Back Office
9 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (19.02%) Project Manager
2 108 (17.12%) Analyst
3 81 (12.84%) Architect
4 76 (12.04%) Developer
5 41 (6.50%) Senior Manager
6 29 (4.60%) DBA
7 28 (4.44%) Administrator
8 26 (4.12%) Support Analyst
9 25 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.80%) Applications Support
10 24 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
10 24 (3.80%) SQL DBA
11 20 (3.17%) Test Manager
12 19 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 18 (2.85%) Senior Project Manager
13 18 (2.85%) Team Leader
14 17 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
14 17 (2.69%) Network Engineer
15 16 (2.54%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (19.97%) .NET
2 35 (5.55%) Middleware
3 30 (4.75%) HTML
3 30 (4.75%) ASP.NET
4 26 (4.12%) XML
5 21 (3.33%) WCF
5 21 (3.33%) WPF
6 15 (2.38%) jQuery
7 14 (2.22%) Web Services
8 11 (1.74%) ADO.NET
9 9 (1.43%) SOAP
9 9 (1.43%) XHTML
10 8 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.95%) WinForms
11 6 (0.95%) LINQ
12 5 (0.79%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.79%) Spring.NET
12 5 (0.79%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (0.79%) Ninject
12 5 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.74%) Replication
6 10 (1.58%) Clustering
6 10 (1.58%) PMI
6 10 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (0.79%) Social Network
7 5 (0.79%) iSeries
7 5 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.79%) Equities
8 4 (0.63%) IVR
8 4 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.63%) AS400
8 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 84 (13.31%) Windows
2 49 (7.77%) Linux
3 18 (2.85%) UNIX
4 11 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.63%) Android
8 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.71%) Project Management
2 82 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (12.52%) PRINCE2
4 55 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (8.56%) SOA
6 52 (8.24%) E-Commerce
7 39 (6.18%) Mentoring
8 38 (6.02%) Change Management
9 35 (5.55%) ITIL
10 33 (5.23%) Programme Management
11 32 (5.07%) UML
11 32 (5.07%) Test Automation
12 31 (4.91%) Service Delivery
13 28 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
14 26 (4.12%) MVC
14 26 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (3.96%) Data Modelling
16 24 (3.80%) TOGAF
17 23 (3.65%) Waterfall
18 22 (3.49%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 123 (19.49%) SQL
2 56 (8.87%) C#
2 56 (8.87%) Java
3 31 (4.91%) VB.NET
4 30 (4.75%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.06%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.90%) VBScript
7 12 (1.90%) VBA
7 12 (1.90%) PHP
8 11 (1.74%) C
9 10 (1.58%) Perl
10 9 (1.43%) C++
10 9 (1.43%) VB
10 9 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.95%) PowerHouse
11 6 (0.95%) Python
12 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 75 (11.89%) Degree
2 36 (5.71%) ISEB
3 32 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (4.91%) ISTQB
5 18 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (2.54%) PMP
7 12 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.74%) MCITP
9 10 (1.58%) MCTS
10 8 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.11%) MCSA
12 6 (0.95%) MCP
12 6 (0.95%) CISSP
12 6 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.95%) APMP
12 6 (0.95%) JNCIE
13 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.79%) CISM
13 5 (0.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.77%) QA
2 24 (3.80%) SLA
3 9 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.27%) Xen
4 6 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.63%) NFS
6 4 (0.63%) MetaFrame
7 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (0.48%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.32%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
6 1 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 79 (12.52%) Oracle
2 74 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.29%) Cisco
4 37 (5.86%) VMware
5 31 (4.91%) webMethods
6 23 (3.65%) TIBCO
6 23 (3.65%) Citrix
7 21 (3.33%) HP
8 17 (2.69%) IBM
9 16 (2.54%) Juniper
9 16 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.06%) SolarWinds
11 12 (1.90%) Software AG
12 10 (1.58%) SAP
12 10 (1.58%) Google
13 9 (1.43%) JD Edwards
13 9 (1.43%) SunGard
14 8 (1.27%) Sage
15 6 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.95%) MKS
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Overtime, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private medical, etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 10-20% bonus, Pension, medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Nakama
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Volaris Exec
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical etc
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago