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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 35 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 21 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.69% 7.51% 2.80%
As % of the General category 72.41% 52.38% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 6
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +79.01%
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
29 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.24% 14.33% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 25
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £83,000
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 29 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 23 (52.27%) Scrum
4 22 (50.00%) C#
4 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (50.00%) MVC
5 20 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 20 (45.45%) WCF
5 20 (45.45%) LINQ
5 20 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.82%) jQuery
8 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
8 13 (29.55%) MOM
9 11 (25.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
11 8 (18.18%) WinForms
11 8 (18.18%) Subversion
11 8 (18.18%) TDD
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 8 (18.18%) WPF
11 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (18.18%) Moq

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Kerberos
1 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) LDAP
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) IPsec
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Subversion
1 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (18.18%) Moq
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
2 2 (4.55%) Games
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) C# Developer
3 17 (38.64%) Senior Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Leader
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (15.91%) Lead Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Developer
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Systems Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Administrator
10 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 20 (45.45%) WCF
3 20 (45.45%) LINQ
3 20 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (31.82%) jQuery
5 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (18.18%) WPF
5 8 (18.18%) Silverlight
5 8 (18.18%) WinForms
5 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.27%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (4.55%) Firmware
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.55%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Scrum
2 22 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) OOD
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
4 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (9.09%) Change Control
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.55%) ERP
9 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 22 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCITP
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (11.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) MOM
2 5 (11.36%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) HP
3 5 (11.36%) Dell
3 5 (11.36%) CA
4 2 (4.55%) NetApp
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (4.55%) Citrix
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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