Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 155 321 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.31% 22.70% 17.85%
As % of the General category 54.01% 57.53% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 96 268 247
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £32,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £73,000 £77,500 £75,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 287 558 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.61% 39.46% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 203 449 557
Essex median annual salary £39,000 £47,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.02% +9.30% -4.44%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -5.26%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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 -2 32 £30,000 -30.68% 5
Colchester -7 27 £61,250 +22.50% 3
Basildon +8 15 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Witham -1 8 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Purfleet - 8 £38,750 -
Brentwood -6 7 £50,000 -25.93%
Loughton +4 2 £58,750 +193.75%
Southend-on-Sea -6 2 £70,000 +52.17%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £49,250 -
Harlow +3 1 - - 4
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 53 (34.19%) Degree
2 45 (29.03%) HTML
3 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
4 40 (25.81%) SQL
5 39 (25.16%) C#
6 32 (20.65%) .NET
7 31 (20.00%) CSS
8 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (17.42%) PHP
10 24 (15.48%) Project Management
11 23 (14.84%) SQL Server
11 23 (14.84%) Linux
12 22 (14.19%) Visual Studio
13 21 (13.55%) OO
14 20 (12.90%) MySQL
15 19 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
17 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.32%) Internet
17 16 (10.32%) SDLC
18 15 (9.68%) Java
18 15 (9.68%) Risk Management
19 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
19 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
19 14 (9.03%) HTML5
19 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (8.39%) Windows
20 13 (8.39%) Web Development
21 12 (7.74%) C

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 2 (1.29%) IIS
1 2 (1.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.29%) SAS
1 2 (1.29%) WordPress
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.87%) Boomi
4 5 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.23%) npm
4 5 (3.23%) Yarn
5 4 (2.58%) Office 365
6 3 (1.94%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.32%) Internet
2 7 (4.52%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) NAS
4 4 (2.58%) Network Security
4 4 (2.58%) SAN
4 4 (2.58%) VoIP
4 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.94%) BGP
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.94%) FabricPath
5 3 (1.94%) LAN
5 3 (1.94%) OSPF
5 3 (1.94%) WAN
5 3 (1.94%) Wireless
5 3 (1.94%) WLAN
6 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (2.58%) QlikView
4 3 (1.94%) Power BI
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.23%) Grunt
4 5 (3.23%) gulp
4 5 (3.23%) webpack
5 2 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.29%) Selenium
5 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) MSTest
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 5 (3.23%) Marketing
3 4 (2.58%) Legal
3 4 (2.58%) Retail
4 3 (1.94%) Electronics
4 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (44.52%) Developer
2 22 (14.19%) PHP Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Analyst
4 17 (10.97%) HTML Developer
4 17 (10.97%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Graduate
5 15 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Technology Director
6 14 (9.03%) SQL Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Junior
7 13 (8.39%) Junior Developer
8 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.10%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.45%) .NET Developer
10 10 (6.45%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Graduate Software Developer
12 7 (4.52%) HTML CSS Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.03%) HTML
2 32 (20.65%) .NET
3 31 (20.00%) CSS
4 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET
5 14 (9.03%) HTML5
6 9 (5.81%) Laravel
6 9 (5.81%) Symfony
7 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (5.16%) jQuery
8 6 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.23%) Ajax
9 5 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (3.23%) Vue.js
10 4 (2.58%) JSON
11 2 (1.29%) Sass
11 2 (1.29%) SOAP
11 2 (1.29%) Web Services
12 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.58%) Social Media
3 3 (1.94%) IVR
3 3 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.29%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.65%) Clustering
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) iPhone
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) Social Network
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.84%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Windows
3 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.29%) VMS
4 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (15.48%) Project Management
3 21 (13.55%) OO
4 19 (12.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (10.32%) SDLC
6 15 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (8.39%) Web Development
9 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
10 11 (7.10%) Business Continuity
10 11 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.45%) BCP
11 10 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
11 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
11 10 (6.45%) IT Strategy
11 10 (6.45%) MVC
12 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.81%) OOP
12 9 (5.81%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.74%) JavaScript
2 40 (25.81%) SQL
3 39 (25.16%) C#
4 27 (17.42%) PHP
5 15 (9.68%) Java
6 12 (7.74%) C
7 9 (5.81%) C++
8 4 (2.58%) VB
8 4 (2.58%) VBA
9 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) Degree
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.23%) ACCA
3 5 (3.23%) CIMA
4 3 (1.94%) CCA
4 3 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (1.94%) CISA
4 3 (1.94%) CISM
4 3 (1.94%) CISSP
4 3 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.94%) ISACA
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) GDPR
1 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.87%) Docker
3 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) SCOM
1 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.81%) Cisco
2 9 (5.81%) VMware
3 7 (4.52%) Citrix
3 7 (4.52%) Juniper
4 6 (3.87%) Dell
5 5 (3.23%) Google
6 4 (2.58%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.94%) Informatica
7 3 (1.94%) Jitterbit
7 3 (1.94%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.94%) SAP
7 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.29%) IFS
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle
8 2 (1.29%) Sage
8 2 (1.29%) Tableau
9 1 (0.65%) Facebook
9 1 (0.65%) Twitter