Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 193 243 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.61% 17.31% 28.24%
As % of the General category 49.36% 43.39% 65.64%
Number of salaries quoted 123 181 437
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 391 560 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.65% 39.89% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 278 453 667
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +3.26%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -1 48 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Brentwood +1 25 £75,000 +30.43% 4
Colchester -3 15 £34,250 -14.38% 3
Basildon -10 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Harlow +8 7 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Braintree - 7 £33,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -8 4 £62,500 -23.08% 4
Thurrock - 2 £53,750 -
Grays - 2 £55,000 -
Witham +14 1 - - 3
Loughton +4 1 £20,000 -66.67% 1
Billericay +3 1 £41,000 +36.67%
Saffron Walden -1 1 £20,500 -65.83% 8
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Finance.

1 54 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
3 48 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.32%) Degree
5 41 (21.24%) SQL
6 37 (19.17%) Project Management
7 36 (18.65%) C#
7 36 (18.65%) .NET
8 30 (15.54%) PRINCE2
9 29 (15.03%) Java
9 29 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (13.47%) Windows
11 25 (12.95%) ITIL
12 24 (12.44%) PHP
12 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (12.44%) SDLC
13 23 (11.92%) Mentoring
14 22 (11.40%) Decision-Making
15 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
16 20 (10.36%) Visual Studio
16 20 (10.36%) OO
16 20 (10.36%) Change Management
17 19 (9.84%) Active Directory
17 19 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (9.84%) Web Development
18 18 (9.33%) T-SQL
19 17 (8.81%) HTML
19 17 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (7.77%) Risk Management
21 14 (7.25%) Marketing

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 7 (3.63%) WordPress
2 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.04%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.15%) Chatbot
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.55%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.55%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) Office 365
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.52%) AdWords
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Slack
5 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Internet
2 4 (2.07%) VoIP
3 3 (1.55%) Firewall
3 3 (1.55%) Network Security
3 3 (1.55%) SAN
4 2 (1.04%) BGP
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.04%) FabricPath
4 2 (1.04%) FTP
4 2 (1.04%) LAN
4 2 (1.04%) OSPF
4 2 (1.04%) SMS
4 2 (1.04%) WAN
4 2 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.04%) Wireless
4 2 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.11%) Power BI
8 4 (2.07%) DTS
8 4 (2.07%) ProClarity
8 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.04%) MySQL
11 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.52%) OLTP
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (10.36%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.66%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (7.25%) Marketing
2 10 (5.18%) Retail
3 8 (4.15%) Automotive
3 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Electronics
6 4 (2.07%) Law
6 4 (2.07%) Legal
6 4 (2.07%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (26.94%) Developer
2 31 (16.06%) Analyst
3 22 (11.40%) Graduate
4 20 (10.36%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.29%) C# Developer
6 15 (7.77%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.22%) Junior
9 11 (5.70%) Graduate C# Developer
9 11 (5.70%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Business Change Manager
10 9 (4.66%) Business Change Project Manager
10 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.66%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 9 (4.66%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
10 9 (4.66%) IT Services Manager
10 9 (4.66%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.65%) .NET
2 21 (10.88%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.81%) HTML
4 14 (7.25%) CSS
5 7 (3.63%) Web Services
6 6 (3.11%) CakePHP
7 4 (2.07%) SOAP
7 4 (2.07%) XML
8 3 (1.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.55%) HTML5
8 3 (1.55%) IDoc
9 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.04%) BAPI
9 2 (1.04%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (1.04%) jQuery
9 2 (1.04%) Laravel
9 2 (1.04%) Symfony
9 2 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.63%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (3.63%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.63%) Social Media
3 6 (3.11%) Clustering
3 6 (3.11%) EMC VNX
4 5 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.55%) NHS
6 3 (1.55%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) IVR
7 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.52%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.47%) Windows
2 12 (6.22%) Linux
3 9 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.63%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.17%) Project Management
3 30 (15.54%) PRINCE2
4 29 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (12.95%) ITIL
6 24 (12.44%) SDLC
7 23 (11.92%) Mentoring
8 22 (11.40%) Decision-Making
9 20 (10.36%) Change Management
9 20 (10.36%) OO
10 19 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (9.84%) Web Development
11 15 (7.77%) Risk Management
12 14 (7.25%) Computer Science
13 13 (6.74%) Change Control
13 13 (6.74%) Programme Management
14 12 (6.22%) DevOps
14 12 (6.22%) ERP
14 12 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (6.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.24%) SQL
2 36 (18.65%) C#
3 29 (15.03%) Java
4 24 (12.44%) PHP
5 18 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 14 (7.25%) C++
7 10 (5.18%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.66%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.15%) VBA
10 5 (2.59%) ABAP
10 5 (2.59%) VB
11 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) X++
13 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.52%) C
13 1 (0.52%) Delphi
13 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (23.32%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.63%) PhD
5 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) CIMA
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) QA
2 7 (3.63%) COBIT
2 7 (3.63%) SLA
3 6 (3.11%) PMO
4 4 (2.07%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.74%) SAP
3 12 (6.22%) VMware
4 8 (4.15%) Blue Prism
4 8 (4.15%) UiPath
5 6 (3.11%) 3PAR
5 6 (3.11%) EMC
5 6 (3.11%) Isilon
6 5 (2.59%) Cisco
7 4 (2.07%) HP
7 4 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.55%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle
8 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.04%) Juniper
9 2 (1.04%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.52%) Talend
10 1 (0.52%) WSO2