The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 17 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 10 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.35% 7.79% 5.16%
As % of the General category 55.56% 35.19% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 15
Median salary £33,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.24% 22.13% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 34
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Finance
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region.

Finance Salary Trend in Bedford

Finance
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
4 8 (42.11%) ERP
4 8 (42.11%) Workflow
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 8 (42.11%) UML
4 8 (42.11%) RUP
5 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Data Centre Operations
6 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) SLA
6 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 6 (31.58%) Dell
6 6 (31.58%) CommVault
6 6 (31.58%) Veritas
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) C#
8 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.26%) SDET
8 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
8 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Operations Manager
3 7 (36.84%) Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Team
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Problem Management
3 8 (42.11%) ERP
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) RUP
3 8 (42.11%) UML
3 8 (42.11%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) 3PAR
1 6 (31.58%) CommVault
1 6 (31.58%) Dell
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
1 6 (31.58%) Veritas
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) webMethods