Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 321 357 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.26% 18.13% 26.01%
As % of the General category 55.92% 47.54% 62.74%
Number of salaries quoted 271 258 390
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,225
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £86,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 574 751 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.81% 38.14% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 468 579 657
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £67,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +8 116 £43,278 -3.83% 11
Colchester +15 62 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Brentwood -1 22 £67,500 +42.11% 1
Basildon -9 21 £40,000 -33.33% 4
Witham - 11 £48,750 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 10 £46,000 -5.15% 4
Harlow -9 4 £70,000 -6.67%
Grays - 4 £55,000 -
Billericay +11 3 £41,250 +37.50%
Loughton -2 1 £20,000 -60.00% 1
Epping -3 1 £35,000 -61.11%
Braintree - 1 - - 1
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 107 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 99 (30.84%) SQL
3 72 (22.43%) SQL Server
4 50 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 50 (15.58%) Windows
5 46 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (14.02%) .NET
6 45 (14.02%) ITIL
7 44 (13.71%) Project Management
8 43 (13.40%) Active Directory
9 38 (11.84%) Windows 10
10 36 (11.21%) Degree
11 34 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (10.28%) Migration
13 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2
13 32 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
14 31 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 29 (9.03%) PowerShell
16 29 (9.03%) Windows Server
16 29 (9.03%) SDLC
17 28 (8.72%) Windows 7
18 27 (8.41%) Web Development
18 27 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (8.10%) C#
19 26 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
21 24 (7.48%) ASP.NET
21 24 (7.48%) Performance Tuning

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 14 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (4.36%) MS Exchange
1 14 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.87%) WordPress
4 5 (1.56%) Mule
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.93%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Kentico
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (4.67%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.87%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.87%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.93%) Workfront
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.85%) Office 365
3 12 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.93%) PaaS
6 3 (0.93%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.31%) AdWords
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) Boomi
8 1 (0.31%) Heroku
8 1 (0.31%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.31%) Slack
8 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.74%) Internet
2 8 (2.49%) SAN
3 6 (1.87%) Firewall
3 6 (1.87%) FTP
3 6 (1.87%) Intranet
3 6 (1.87%) LAN
3 6 (1.87%) Network Security
3 6 (1.87%) WAN
4 5 (1.56%) DHCP
4 5 (1.56%) H.323
4 5 (1.56%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.56%) VPN
4 5 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.25%) DNS
6 3 (0.93%) Extranet
6 3 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) HTTP
8 1 (0.31%) MPLS
8 1 (0.31%) OSPF
8 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.80%) Data Lake
6 9 (2.80%) HDInsight
6 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.87%) MS Access
7 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.25%) GIS
9 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Selenium
2 5 (1.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.25%) Maven
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.62%) JUnit
6 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (5.30%) Banking
1 17 (5.30%) Marketing
2 12 (3.74%) Retail
3 9 (2.80%) Advertising
4 7 (2.18%) Legal
4 7 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.87%) Electronics
6 4 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (20.56%) Analyst
2 56 (17.45%) Developer
3 40 (12.46%) Project Manager
4 24 (7.48%) Business Systems Analyst
5 22 (6.85%) Desktop Support
6 21 (6.54%) IT Engineer
6 21 (6.54%) Team Leader
7 20 (6.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (6.23%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 20 (6.23%) Senior IT Engineer
8 19 (5.92%) DBA
9 17 (5.30%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.30%) C# Developer
10 16 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.98%) SQL Developer
10 16 (4.98%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.67%) Consultant
12 13 (4.05%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
12 13 (4.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.02%) .NET
2 24 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.54%) Web Services
4 19 (5.92%) AngularJS
5 17 (5.30%) HTML
6 16 (4.98%) CSS
7 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (4.05%) XML
9 12 (3.74%) LDAP
10 9 (2.80%) jQuery
11 8 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (2.18%) .NET Core
12 7 (2.18%) RESTful
13 6 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (1.87%) JSON
13 6 (1.87%) LINQ
13 6 (1.87%) Middleware
13 6 (1.87%) SOAP
14 5 (1.56%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.74%) PKI
4 10 (3.12%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.12%) Reinsurance
5 9 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.56%) Fintech
8 5 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.25%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.25%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.93%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.62%) FMCG
11 2 (0.62%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.58%) Windows
2 38 (11.84%) Windows 10
3 29 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.72%) Windows 7
5 17 (5.30%) Linux
6 5 (1.56%) Unix
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.02%) ITIL
2 44 (13.71%) Project Management
3 34 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (10.28%) Migration
5 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2
6 29 (9.03%) SDLC
7 27 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (8.41%) Web Development
8 26 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (6.85%) Commercial Awareness
11 22 (6.85%) MVC
12 17 (5.30%) ERP
13 16 (4.98%) Data Management
14 15 (4.67%) Change Management
14 15 (4.67%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.67%) Project Governance
14 15 (4.67%) Test Automation
15 13 (4.05%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (30.84%) SQL
2 50 (15.58%) T-SQL
3 29 (9.03%) PowerShell
4 26 (8.10%) C#
5 19 (5.92%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.43%) Java
7 6 (1.87%) PHP
8 5 (1.56%) Python
8 5 (1.56%) VB
9 4 (1.25%) Delphi
9 4 (1.25%) XPath
10 3 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.93%) C++
10 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.62%) X++
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) R
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (11.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) CISM
2 5 (1.56%) CISSP
2 5 (1.56%) PMP
3 4 (1.25%) HNC
3 4 (1.25%) Novell Certification
3 4 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.62%) ACCA
5 2 (0.62%) CCNA
5 2 (0.62%) CCNP
5 2 (0.62%) CIMA
5 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) PMO
2 13 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.43%) QA
4 7 (2.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.74%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.87%) vSphere
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (1.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (1.25%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.62%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.31%) WMI
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.61%) SAP
3 13 (4.05%) Cisco
4 11 (3.43%) VMware
5 10 (3.12%) Oracle
6 8 (2.49%) Apple
7 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds
7 5 (1.56%) WSO2
8 4 (1.25%) Capita
8 4 (1.25%) HP
8 4 (1.25%) NetApp
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Dell
9 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) Infor
10 1 (0.31%) Polycom
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.31%) Zeacom