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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 40 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.50% 9.19% 2.86%
As % of the General category 64.29% 53.19% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 6
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £81,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
28 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.56% 17.28% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 23
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (65.12%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
3 23 (53.49%) C#
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) Scrum
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (51.16%) MVC
4 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
5 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
5 20 (46.51%) WCF
5 20 (46.51%) LINQ
5 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (34.88%) Windows
7 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
7 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (32.56%) jQuery
8 13 (30.23%) MOM
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
9 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 8 (18.60%) Subversion
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (18.60%) WinForms
10 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
10 8 (18.60%) WPF
10 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
10 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (18.60%) Moq
10 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Kerberos
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.63%) DNS
1 5 (11.63%) LDAP
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) IPsec
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (18.60%) Moq
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.98%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) C# Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Developer
3 17 (39.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (39.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (37.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Technical Leader
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Lead Developer
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) .NET Framework
3 20 (46.51%) WCF
3 20 (46.51%) LINQ
3 20 (46.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (32.56%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.60%) WPF
5 8 (18.60%) Silverlight
5 8 (18.60%) WinForms
5 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.65%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.63%) PKI
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) Firmware
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.65%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Scrum
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) TDD
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
4 8 (18.60%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) OOD
4 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
5 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 3 (6.98%) Coaching
7 3 (6.98%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) MCSE
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) MOM
2 5 (11.63%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) Dell
3 5 (11.63%) CA
4 2 (4.65%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
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