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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 47 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.94% 6.65% 7.56%
As % of the General category 14.55% 72.41% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 21
Average salary £43,250 £47,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.94% -34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £83,000
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
55 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.22% 9.18% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 41
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Photography
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (6.25%) BAPI
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) EMC Centera
2 1 (6.25%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.25%) Photography
2 1 (6.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) OS/400
1 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCDE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
2 1 (6.25%) HNC
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint