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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 35 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.46% 6.53% 5.03%
As % of the General category 83.33% 48.72% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 10
Average salary £48,750 £72,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.75% +88.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £86,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.96% 13.40% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 35
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -1.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 25 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 22 (42.31%) Scrum
4 21 (40.38%) C#
4 21 (40.38%) SQL
5 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
5 19 (36.54%) Windows
5 19 (36.54%) MVC
5 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
5 19 (36.54%) LINQ
5 19 (36.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (34.62%) WCF
7 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 13 (25.00%) MOM
9 13 (25.00%) ITIL
10 12 (23.08%) TDD
11 11 (21.15%) WinForms
11 11 (21.15%) WPF
11 11 (21.15%) jQuery
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) Moq
12 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
12 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
12 9 (17.31%) Subversion
13 8 (15.38%) Silverlight
13 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (15.38%) ADO.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
1 5 (9.62%) Kerberos
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.62%) DNS
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (3.85%) ActiveReports
5 1 (1.92%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Moq
2 9 (17.31%) Subversion
2 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) MSTest
3 3 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (5.77%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.62%) Publishing
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 13 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
7 8 (15.38%) Technical Leader
8 7 (13.46%) Lead Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Analyst
8 7 (13.46%) Technical Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Business Manager
9 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (9.62%) Business Systems Manager
10 5 (9.62%) Systems Manager
11 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET
2 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
2 19 (36.54%) LINQ
2 19 (36.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (34.62%) WCF
4 11 (21.15%) WPF
4 11 (21.15%) jQuery
4 11 (21.15%) WinForms
5 8 (15.38%) Silverlight
5 8 (15.38%) ADO.NET
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (5.77%) Spring.NET
7 3 (5.77%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (5.77%) Ninject
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.92%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Ajax
8 1 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.54%) NHS
3 5 (9.62%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Social Network
4 3 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Informatics
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Scrum
2 19 (36.54%) MVC
3 13 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
5 9 (17.31%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.38%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) OOD
7 7 (13.46%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) Benchmarking
8 5 (9.62%) Workflow
8 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.77%) Kanban
9 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.77%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) SQL
1 21 (40.38%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Delphi
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) MCSE
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (9.62%) MCITP
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) MOM
2 5 (9.62%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Dell
3 5 (9.62%) CA
4 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 3 (5.77%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Cognos
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) iSOFT
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