Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 338 548 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.52% 26.84% 29.52%
As % of the General category 49.42% 64.93% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 244 406 516
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,475 £32,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,625 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,001 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% -

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 684 844 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 37.48% 41.33% 45.79%
Number of salaries quoted 524 654 825
Essex median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
10th Percentile £23,150 £25,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -10 73 £40,500 +5.19% 5
Brentwood 0 46 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Colchester -8 43 £40,000 -17.53% 3
Basildon -1 14 £60,000 +26.32%
Harlow +6 12 £75,000 +76.47%
Southend-on-Sea +30 6 £48,500 -6.75% 3
Epping - 3 £90,000 -
Billericay - 2 £30,000 -
Loughton -7 1 £50,000 +66.67%
Rochford - 1 - -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 94 (27.81%) C#
2 83 (24.56%) .NET
3 77 (22.78%) SQL
4 66 (19.53%) SQL Server
4 66 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (16.27%) Microsoft
6 53 (15.68%) ITIL
7 49 (14.50%) ASP.NET
8 47 (13.91%) SAP
8 47 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
9 44 (13.02%) Windows
9 44 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (11.54%) Degree
11 38 (11.24%) SDLC
12 37 (10.95%) VB.NET
13 34 (10.06%) Manufacturing
13 34 (10.06%) AngularJS
14 32 (9.47%) HTML
14 32 (9.47%) Visual Studio
14 32 (9.47%) QA
15 31 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
16 30 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (8.88%) JavaScript
16 30 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (8.58%) Test Automation
17 29 (8.58%) Web Development
17 29 (8.58%) CSS
17 29 (8.58%) XML
18 28 (8.28%) Oracle
18 28 (8.28%) Microsoft Office

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 15 (4.44%) IIS
2 9 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.78%) Mule
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.59%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 47 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.92%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.03%) SAP CO
2 17 (5.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (2.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.78%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.18%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.89%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.89%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.85%) Office 365
2 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.44%) Firewall
2 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.07%) DNS
3 7 (2.07%) WebEx
4 6 (1.78%) VLAN
5 5 (1.48%) IPsec
5 5 (1.48%) NAS
5 5 (1.48%) SAN
5 5 (1.48%) Wireless
6 4 (1.18%) Network Security
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.89%) DHCP
7 3 (0.89%) HTTP
7 3 (0.89%) Internet
7 3 (0.89%) LAN
7 3 (0.89%) SMTP
7 3 (0.89%) SSL
7 3 (0.89%) VPN
7 3 (0.89%) WAN
8 2 (0.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.03%) QlikView
4 17 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.85%) OLAP
8 12 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.25%) OLTP
10 10 (2.96%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.37%) MySQL
13 5 (1.48%) Power BI
14 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.18%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.89%) Big Data
15 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 32 (9.47%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.37%) JIRA
4 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.78%) Maven
4 6 (1.78%) MSI
4 6 (1.78%) Selenium
5 4 (1.18%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.89%) Subversion
6 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.30%) Hudson
8 1 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
General
1 34 (10.06%) Manufacturing
2 27 (7.99%) Banking
2 27 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.80%) Marketing
4 20 (5.92%) Electronics
5 14 (4.14%) Legal
6 13 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.96%) Retail
8 9 (2.66%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.78%) French Language
9 6 (1.78%) Publishing
10 4 (1.18%) Advertising
11 3 (0.89%) Back Office
11 3 (0.89%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (28.40%) Developer
2 68 (20.12%) Analyst
3 35 (10.36%) C# Developer
4 33 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 31 (9.17%) Applications Support
6 29 (8.58%) .NET Developer
7 27 (7.99%) Applications Support Analyst
8 21 (6.21%) Consultant
9 20 (5.92%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.33%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.73%) VB.NET Developer
12 14 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.14%) SQL Developer
13 12 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.25%) ETL Developer
14 11 (3.25%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.25%) SAP Support
15 10 (2.96%) Data Analyst
15 10 (2.96%) Junior
15 10 (2.96%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (24.56%) .NET
2 49 (14.50%) ASP.NET
3 34 (10.06%) AngularJS
4 32 (9.47%) HTML
5 29 (8.58%) CSS
5 29 (8.58%) XML
6 21 (6.21%) SOAP
6 21 (6.21%) WCF
7 19 (5.62%) Ajax
8 18 (5.33%) .NET Framework
8 18 (5.33%) Middleware
9 15 (4.44%) WPF
10 13 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (3.55%) JSON
12 11 (3.25%) Angular 2
12 11 (3.25%) HTML5
12 11 (3.25%) MDX
12 11 (3.25%) Web Services
13 10 (2.96%) jQuery
13 10 (2.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (6.21%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.73%) Fintech
5 13 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.55%) Contactless
6 12 (3.55%) EMV
6 12 (3.55%) Smartcard
7 9 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.66%) Life Science
8 7 (2.07%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.48%) CMDB
9 5 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.48%) NHS
10 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.18%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.89%) Chip Card
12 2 (0.59%) Clustering
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.02%) Windows
2 13 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (3.55%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.66%) Linux
4 9 (2.66%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.48%) Android
6 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.59%) CentOS
8 2 (0.59%) Solaris
8 2 (0.59%) SUSE
8 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.53%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.68%) ITIL
3 44 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (11.24%) SDLC
5 29 (8.58%) Test Automation
5 29 (8.58%) Web Development
6 27 (7.99%) Project Management
7 26 (7.69%) Change Management
8 25 (7.40%) MVC
8 25 (7.40%) Wealth Management
9 24 (7.10%) Programme Management
10 22 (6.51%) Data Analysis
10 22 (6.51%) Workflow
11 21 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (5.62%) ERP
12 19 (5.62%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.33%) Waterfall
14 17 (5.03%) Business Analysis
14 17 (5.03%) PRINCE2
15 16 (4.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (27.81%) C#
2 77 (22.78%) SQL
3 37 (10.95%) VB.NET
4 30 (8.88%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.99%) Java
6 25 (7.40%) VBA
7 18 (5.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.66%) C++
8 9 (2.66%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.66%) VBScript
9 7 (2.07%) C
9 7 (2.07%) R
10 6 (1.78%) XPath
11 2 (0.59%) Delphi
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (11.54%) Degree
2 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.37%) CCA
6 6 (1.78%) ISEB
6 6 (1.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.18%) MCP
8 3 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.89%) CISSP
8 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.89%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.59%) CCIE
9 2 (0.59%) CCNP
9 2 (0.59%) CISM
9 2 (0.59%) MBA
9 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) GIAC
10 1 (0.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.47%) QA
2 19 (5.62%) SLA
3 13 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.89%) GDPR
6 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.07%) SCCM
2 6 (1.78%) SCOM
3 4 (1.18%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.59%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Nessus
6 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (16.27%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.91%) SAP
3 28 (8.28%) Oracle
4 15 (4.44%) Cisco
5 14 (4.14%) HP
6 12 (3.55%) Cognizant
7 9 (2.66%) JD Edwards
7 9 (2.66%) PeopleSoft
8 8 (2.37%) Dell
8 8 (2.37%) VMware
9 7 (2.07%) Citrix
10 6 (1.78%) Apple
10 6 (1.78%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.78%) WSO2
11 5 (1.48%) Capita
11 5 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.48%) Thunderhead
12 4 (1.18%) IBM
12 4 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.18%) Tableau