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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 32 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.75% 6.62% 4.48%
As % of the General category 87.50% 48.72% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 9
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +76.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £86,500 £46,000
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 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.86% 13.59% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 34
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.48%
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 28 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
3 23 (43.40%) Scrum
4 22 (41.51%) C#
4 22 (41.51%) SQL
5 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
5 20 (37.74%) MVC
5 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
5 20 (37.74%) LINQ
5 20 (37.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 19 (35.85%) WCF
6 19 (35.85%) Windows
7 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
9 13 (24.53%) MOM
9 13 (24.53%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.64%) TDD
10 12 (22.64%) jQuery
11 11 (20.75%) WPF
11 11 (20.75%) WinForms
11 11 (20.75%) Moq
12 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (16.98%) Subversion
12 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
12 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
13 8 (15.09%) ADO.NET
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.09%) OO
13 8 (15.09%) N-Tier

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (15.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) IPsec
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) LDAP
1 5 (9.43%) Kerberos
1 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (9.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) ActiveReports
4 2 (3.77%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.89%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Moq
2 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) NUnit
3 3 (5.66%) MSTest
3 3 (5.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (9.43%) Publishing
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) C# Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
4 14 (26.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (24.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Technical Leader
8 7 (13.21%) Analyst
8 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Technical Developer
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Business Manager
10 5 (9.43%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (9.43%) Business Systems Manager
10 5 (9.43%) Systems Manager
11 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
12 3 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) .NET
2 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
2 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
2 20 (37.74%) LINQ
2 20 (37.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 19 (35.85%) WCF
4 12 (22.64%) jQuery
5 11 (20.75%) WPF
5 11 (20.75%) WinForms
6 8 (15.09%) ADO.NET
6 8 (15.09%) Silverlight
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Spring.NET
8 3 (5.66%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (5.66%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (5.66%) Ninject
9 1 (1.89%) CSS
9 1 (1.89%) Web Services
9 1 (1.89%) Ajax
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.32%) NHS
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Social Network
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Scrum
2 20 (37.74%) MVC
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) OO
6 8 (15.09%) OOD
7 7 (13.21%) CRM
8 5 (9.43%) Benchmarking
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
8 5 (9.43%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.66%) Kanban
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.66%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.66%) Validation
9 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) C#
1 22 (41.51%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Delphi
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) MCITP
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (9.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) NFS
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) MOM
2 5 (9.43%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 5 (9.43%) CA
3 5 (9.43%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Dell
4 3 (5.66%) Facebook
4 3 (5.66%) Twitter
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) iSOFT
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