The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 43 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Finance 36 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.23% 3.36% 8.60%
As % of the General category 66.67% 34.62% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 19
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £49,800 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.84% 9.70% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
Bedfordshire

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.23%) .NET
3 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
4 22 (20.56%) Project Management
5 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
6 20 (18.69%) Windows
7 18 (16.82%) ITIL
7 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (15.89%) Business Analysis
8 17 (15.89%) TDD
9 16 (14.95%) SQL
10 14 (13.08%) UML
10 14 (13.08%) DSDM
10 14 (13.08%) Scrum
11 13 (12.15%) Marketing
11 13 (12.15%) CSS
11 13 (12.15%) C#
11 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
12 12 (11.21%) Degree
12 12 (11.21%) Kanban
13 11 (10.28%) BPMN
13 11 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.35%) HTML
14 10 (9.35%) WinForms
14 10 (9.35%) WPF
14 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 5 (4.67%) Drupal
3 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.87%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.93%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.93%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.93%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Google Analytics
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) SaaS
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Firewall
1 7 (6.54%) DNS
1 7 (6.54%) HTTP
1 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.74%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.74%) LDAP
2 4 (3.74%) IPsec
3 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.80%) VPN
3 3 (2.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.80%) InterBase
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) ActiveReports
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.54%) Moq
2 7 (6.54%) Subversion
3 6 (5.61%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (5.61%) MSTest
3 6 (5.61%) NUnit
General
1 13 (12.15%) Marketing
2 7 (6.54%) Publishing
3 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) International Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Analyst
2 24 (22.43%) Developer
3 23 (21.50%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Financial Business Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Business Manager
6 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Manager
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Business Systems Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Web Editor
8 4 (3.74%) Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Chief Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.23%) .NET
2 13 (12.15%) CSS
3 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.35%) HTML
4 10 (9.35%) WinForms
4 10 (9.35%) WPF
5 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.61%) Ajax
6 6 (5.61%) jQuery
6 6 (5.61%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (5.61%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (5.61%) Ninject
6 6 (5.61%) Spring.NET
7 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.74%) Silverlight
7 4 (3.74%) LINQ
7 4 (3.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.80%) Web Services
8 3 (2.80%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Social Network
1 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.61%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.67%) NHS
2 5 (4.67%) Social Media
2 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.67%) Copywriting
2 5 (4.67%) Blog
3 4 (3.74%) PKI
4 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.80%) New Media
4 3 (2.80%) RIA
4 3 (2.80%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Informatics
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.56%) Project Management
3 18 (16.82%) ITIL
4 17 (15.89%) Business Analysis
4 17 (15.89%) TDD
5 14 (13.08%) UML
5 14 (13.08%) DSDM
5 14 (13.08%) Scrum
6 12 (11.21%) Kanban
7 11 (10.28%) BPMN
7 11 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.28%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.48%) SEO
9 8 (7.48%) MVC
10 7 (6.54%) Workflow
10 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.54%) Change Control
10 7 (6.54%) Agile Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) C#
2 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.80%) XAML
5 3 (2.80%) Delphi
5 3 (2.80%) PHP
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) MCSE
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.74%) MCITP
4 4 (3.74%) ISEB
5 3 (2.80%) MCSA
5 3 (2.80%) MCP
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.80%) CCSP
5 3 (2.80%) CCNP
5 3 (2.80%) CCIP
5 3 (2.80%) CCNA
5 3 (2.80%) CBAP
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) MOM
2 4 (3.74%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 6 (5.61%) Facebook
3 6 (5.61%) Twitter
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Google
5 4 (3.74%) HP
5 4 (3.74%) Dell
5 4 (3.74%) CA
5 4 (3.74%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Cognos
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco
6 3 (2.80%) Sage
7 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.93%) Remedy
8 1 (0.93%) iSOFT
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus and benefits (including 5k ca
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 24 days ago