Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 237 298 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.71% 19.09% 25.87%
As % of the General category 49.69% 49.75% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 183 224 413
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,200 £25,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.90% -7.00% +4.17%

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 477 599 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.65% 38.37% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 372 476 684
Essex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +3 74 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Brentwood 0 26 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Colchester -2 24 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Basildon -7 16 £42,500 -5.56%
Harlow +4 6 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Braintree - 6 - -
Grays - 4 £55,000 - 2
Billericay +10 2 £41,125 +37.08%
Witham - 2 £47,500 - 1
Thurrock - 2 £45,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -14 1 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Loughton - 1 £20,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £20,500 - 6
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 70 (29.54%) SQL Server
2 66 (27.85%) SQL
3 63 (26.58%) Microsoft
4 57 (24.05%) Degree
5 51 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (18.14%) .NET
7 40 (16.88%) Project Management
8 37 (15.61%) C#
9 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
10 35 (14.77%) T-SQL
11 31 (13.08%) ITIL
12 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET
13 28 (11.81%) Windows
14 27 (11.39%) Java
14 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
14 27 (11.39%) SDLC
15 26 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (10.13%) Mentoring
18 21 (8.86%) PHP
18 21 (8.86%) OO
18 21 (8.86%) Visual Studio
19 20 (8.44%) Change Management
19 20 (8.44%) Web Development
20 19 (8.02%) SAP
21 17 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 16 (6.75%) C++
22 16 (6.75%) HTML
22 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence

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 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.11%) WordPress
3 2 (0.84%) Mule
3 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.69%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.53%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.53%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.22%) Office 365
2 5 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle CX
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) AdWords
5 1 (0.42%) Boomi
5 1 (0.42%) Heroku
5 1 (0.42%) Slack
5 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) FTP
3 3 (1.27%) H.323
3 3 (1.27%) SAN
3 3 (1.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.84%) HTTP
4 2 (0.84%) SMS
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.42%) NAS
5 1 (0.42%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.42%) VoIP
5 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.69%) DTS
8 4 (1.69%) ProClarity
8 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.42%) MS Access
11 1 (0.42%) MySQL
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.42%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.42%) Maven
General
1 15 (6.33%) Marketing
2 9 (3.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.53%) Electronics
5 5 (2.11%) Law
5 5 (2.11%) Legal
6 4 (1.69%) Automotive
6 4 (1.69%) Publishing
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (23.63%) Developer
2 48 (20.25%) Analyst
3 30 (12.66%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 19 (8.02%) C# Developer
5 19 (8.02%) Graduate
6 16 (6.75%) Support Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Graduate Developer
8 14 (5.91%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.49%) Consultant
10 12 (5.06%) Graduate C# Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Junior
11 11 (4.64%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.64%) IT Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (4.22%) Business Change Manager
12 10 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) IT Manager
12 10 (4.22%) IT Project Manager
12 10 (4.22%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.14%) .NET
2 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.75%) HTML
4 14 (5.91%) CSS
5 12 (5.06%) Web Services
6 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.53%) jQuery
7 6 (2.53%) XML
8 5 (2.11%) LDAP
8 5 (2.11%) SOAP
8 5 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.69%) CakePHP
9 4 (1.69%) IDoc
10 3 (1.27%) HTML5
10 3 (1.27%) LINQ
10 3 (1.27%) WinForms
11 2 (0.84%) BAPI
11 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.53%) Clustering
4 6 (2.53%) EMC VNX
5 5 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.11%) PKI
6 4 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.69%) Social Media
7 3 (1.27%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.27%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.81%) Windows
2 12 (5.06%) Windows 10
2 12 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.64%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.38%) Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.88%) Project Management
3 36 (15.19%) PRINCE2
4 31 (13.08%) ITIL
5 27 (11.39%) SDLC
6 25 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (10.13%) Mentoring
8 21 (8.86%) OO
9 20 (8.44%) Change Management
9 20 (8.44%) Web Development
10 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.75%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.33%) Decision-Making
11 15 (6.33%) MVC
11 15 (6.33%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.91%) ERP
12 14 (5.91%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.06%) DevOps
13 12 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.85%) SQL
2 37 (15.61%) C#
3 35 (14.77%) T-SQL
4 27 (11.39%) Java
5 21 (8.86%) PHP
6 16 (6.75%) C++
7 13 (5.49%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.53%) VB
9 6 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.69%) ABAP
10 4 (1.69%) VBA
11 3 (1.27%) Delphi
12 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.84%) C
12 2 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.84%) X++
13 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 57 (24.05%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.69%) PhD
5 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.27%) PMP
6 2 (0.84%) ACCA
6 2 (0.84%) CIMA
6 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP
7 1 (0.42%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.06%) QA
2 11 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.80%) PMO
4 6 (2.53%) COBIT
5 4 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.42%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.02%) SAP
3 12 (5.06%) VMware
4 6 (2.53%) 3PAR
4 6 (2.53%) Cisco
4 6 (2.53%) EMC
4 6 (2.53%) Isilon
4 6 (2.53%) Oracle
5 4 (1.69%) Blue Prism
5 4 (1.69%) HP
5 4 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.69%) UiPath
6 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) WSO2
8 1 (0.42%) Epicor
8 1 (0.42%) Informatica
8 1 (0.42%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.42%) Talend
8 1 (0.42%) Zeacom