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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 39 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.71% 6.63% 2.39%
As % of the General category 14.58% 62.50% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 5
Average salary £23,500 £52,500 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.23% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £36,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £59,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
48 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.60% 10.61% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 20
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £69,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 5 (20.00%) JTAG
2 5 (20.00%) HNC
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.00%) DSDM
4 3 (12.00%) BPMN
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow Management
4 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.00%) SaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) Simulink
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
1 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Graduate
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (8.00%) jQuery
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Celerra
2 1 (4.00%) Photography
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.00%) EMC Centera
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Symmetrix DMX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) ERP
2 3 (12.00%) UML
2 3 (12.00%) DSDM
2 3 (12.00%) BPMN
2 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Workflow
2 3 (12.00%) Scrum
2 3 (12.00%) Workflow Management
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) JTAG
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
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