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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 36 13 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Permanent jobs citing Finance 17 70 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.59% 18.32% 3.41%
As % of the General category 40.48% 72.16% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 53 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £58,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Finance
Bedfordshire

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
42 97 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.82% 25.39% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 76 46
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 11 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) UML
7 9 (27.27%) DSDM
7 9 (27.27%) BPMN
7 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) User Experience
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.15%) SaaS
10 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) Pegasus
10 5 (15.15%) JD Edwards
10 5 (15.15%) Sage
11 4 (12.12%) C
11 4 (12.12%) Pegasus Opera
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.06%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Administrator
7 3 (9.09%) Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.06%) GTK+
5 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (3.03%) LINQ
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.03%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) DSDM
3 9 (27.27%) BPMN
4 7 (21.21%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Line Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.06%) Product Management
9 1 (3.03%) Change Control
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Pegasus
3 5 (15.15%) JD Edwards
3 5 (15.15%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) NetApp
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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