Period
to 17 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 294 548 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.05% 25.96% 29.46%
As % of the General category 50.26% 63.35% 65.25%
Number of salaries quoted 222 414 495
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +4.17% -4.00%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 585 865 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.91% 40.98% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 464 677 784
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,225
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Essex

Finance
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Finance in Essex

Finance
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Essex over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Essex

Finance
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -7 73 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Brentwood 0 38 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Colchester -3 35 £40,000 -16.67%
Basildon -5 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea +26 7 £48,500 +29.33% 1
Harlow 0 7 £75,000 +100.00% 2
Epping - 3 £90,000 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 - 1
Rochford - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 73 (24.83%) SQL
2 70 (23.81%) C#
3 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 54 (18.37%) .NET
6 49 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 47 (15.99%) SAP
7 47 (15.99%) ITIL
8 40 (13.61%) SQL Server
8 40 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (11.90%) Degree
11 34 (11.56%) Manufacturing
12 33 (11.22%) SDLC
13 30 (10.20%) Project Management
14 29 (9.86%) Windows
14 29 (9.86%) Oracle
15 27 (9.18%) HTML
16 26 (8.84%) Java
16 26 (8.84%) ASP.NET
16 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (8.84%) Banking
16 26 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
17 25 (8.50%) AngularJS
17 25 (8.50%) Marketing
17 25 (8.50%) JavaScript
17 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
17 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
18 24 (8.16%) VBA
18 24 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.04%) IIS
1 6 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.04%) Mule
1 6 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.78%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.44%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.80%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.78%) SAP CO
2 17 (5.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (3.06%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.04%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.36%) SAP ERP
6 4 (1.36%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (1.02%) SAP PM
7 3 (1.02%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.46%) Office 365
2 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.02%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) Firewall
2 7 (2.38%) WebEx
3 6 (2.04%) DNS
3 6 (2.04%) Internet
3 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.36%) VLAN
5 3 (1.02%) DHCP
5 3 (1.02%) LAN
5 3 (1.02%) NAS
5 3 (1.02%) SAN
5 3 (1.02%) Wireless
6 2 (0.68%) SS7
6 2 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.34%) IPsec
7 1 (0.34%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.42%) OLAP
5 13 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (4.08%) QlikView
7 11 (3.74%) OLTP
8 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.72%) MySQL
9 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.70%) Power BI
12 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.02%) Big Data
13 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.68%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.06%) JIRA
4 6 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.04%) Maven
4 6 (2.04%) MSI
4 6 (2.04%) Subversion
5 4 (1.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.02%) Selenium
6 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.34%) Hudson
General
1 34 (11.56%) Manufacturing
2 26 (8.84%) Banking
3 25 (8.50%) Marketing
3 25 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 19 (6.46%) Electronics
5 15 (5.10%) General Ledger
6 13 (4.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (4.08%) Retail
8 7 (2.38%) French Language
8 7 (2.38%) Legal
9 4 (1.36%) Publishing
10 3 (1.02%) Advertising
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (25.85%) Developer
2 71 (24.15%) Analyst
3 36 (12.24%) Support Analyst
4 35 (11.90%) Applications Support
5 31 (10.54%) C# Developer
6 30 (10.20%) Applications Support Analyst
7 22 (7.48%) Consultant
8 18 (6.12%) Java Developer
9 17 (5.78%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.10%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.10%) SAP Analyst
11 14 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
11 14 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 14 (4.76%) SAP Support
11 14 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.08%) SAP FI Analyst
13 11 (3.74%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.37%) .NET
2 27 (9.18%) HTML
3 26 (8.84%) ASP.NET
4 25 (8.50%) AngularJS
5 20 (6.80%) XML
6 19 (6.46%) Middleware
7 18 (6.12%) CSS
8 16 (5.44%) HTML5
8 16 (5.44%) SOAP
9 13 (4.42%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.74%) WCF
11 10 (3.40%) MDX
11 10 (3.40%) RESTful
12 9 (3.06%) Ajax
12 9 (3.06%) jBPM
12 9 (3.06%) JSON
12 9 (3.06%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (3.06%) Spring
12 9 (3.06%) Spring Batch
13 7 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.08%) Contactless
5 12 (4.08%) EMV
5 12 (4.08%) Smartcard
6 10 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.06%) Fintech
7 9 (3.06%) Life Science
8 5 (1.70%) NHS
9 4 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.36%) CMDB
9 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.36%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.02%) Chip Card
10 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.86%) Windows
2 14 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.38%) Linux
4 7 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) VMS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.99%) ITIL
3 40 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (11.22%) SDLC
5 30 (10.20%) Project Management
6 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
7 22 (7.48%) Change Management
7 22 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
8 19 (6.46%) ERP
8 19 (6.46%) System Testing
9 18 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 18 (6.12%) Web Development
10 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.10%) SOA
11 15 (5.10%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.76%) Cash Management
12 14 (4.76%) E-business
12 14 (4.76%) MVC
13 13 (4.42%) ETL
13 13 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.83%) SQL
2 70 (23.81%) C#
3 26 (8.84%) Java
4 25 (8.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (8.16%) VBA
6 22 (7.48%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.78%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.06%) C++
8 9 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.72%) VBScript
10 7 (2.38%) C
10 7 (2.38%) R
11 6 (2.04%) XPath
12 2 (0.68%) Scala
12 2 (0.68%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) Delphi
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (11.90%) Degree
2 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.70%) CCA
4 5 (1.70%) ISEB
4 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.36%) MBA
6 3 (1.02%) MCP
6 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) CRISC
8 1 (0.34%) MCDST
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.10%) QA
2 13 (4.42%) SLA
3 9 (3.06%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) SCCM
2 6 (2.04%) SCOM
3 4 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.99%) SAP
3 29 (9.86%) Oracle
4 12 (4.08%) Cisco
4 12 (4.08%) Cognizant
5 9 (3.06%) HP
5 9 (3.06%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.06%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (2.04%) Citrix
6 6 (2.04%) VMware
6 6 (2.04%) WSO2
7 5 (1.70%) Capita
7 5 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.70%) Thunderhead
8 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.36%) IBM
8 4 (1.36%) Meraki
8 4 (1.36%) Tableau
9 3 (1.02%) D-Link
9 3 (1.02%) Linksys