The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 69 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 29 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.47% 0.99% 2.23%
As % of the General category 9.67% 3.05% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 22
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Banking
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
300 328 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.58% 32.35% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 258 270 209
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Banking
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region.

Banking Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Banking
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Banking
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +10 16 £41,250 -
Luton -3 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Banking
East of England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Banking 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 Banking.

1 44 (66.67%) Finance
2 37 (56.06%) Java
3 29 (43.94%) Retail
4 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
5 19 (28.79%) MS Visio
5 19 (28.79%) Time Management
6 17 (25.76%) Oracle
7 16 (24.24%) OOP
7 16 (24.24%) Software Architecture
8 15 (22.73%) Change Management
9 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
10 13 (19.70%) J2SE
10 13 (19.70%) JSP
10 13 (19.70%) EJB
10 13 (19.70%) J2EE
11 12 (18.18%) SQL
11 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 11 (16.67%) Firewall
12 11 (16.67%) Wireless
12 11 (16.67%) HP NNM
12 11 (16.67%) Network Management
12 11 (16.67%) F5
12 11 (16.67%) Process Improvement
12 11 (16.67%) HSRP
12 11 (16.67%) C++
12 11 (16.67%) MS Office
12 11 (16.67%) ITIL
12 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (16.67%) PRINCE
12 11 (16.67%) RIP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Visio
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) RIP
1 11 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (16.67%) VPN
1 11 (16.67%) SSL
1 11 (16.67%) DWDM
1 11 (16.67%) MPLS
1 11 (16.67%) OSPF
1 11 (16.67%) BGP
1 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
1 11 (16.67%) Wireless
1 11 (16.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) PowerBuilder
General
1 44 (66.67%) Finance
2 29 (43.94%) Retail
3 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 18 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Network Specialist
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Banking Business Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
11 1 (1.52%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) J2EE
1 13 (19.70%) EJB
1 13 (19.70%) JSP
1 13 (19.70%) J2SE
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) .NET
3 9 (13.64%) MFC
3 9 (13.64%) STL
4 8 (12.12%) XML
4 8 (12.12%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) EMV
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.55%) EFT
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) UNIX
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
1 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Time Management
2 16 (24.24%) Software Architecture
2 16 (24.24%) OOP
3 15 (22.73%) Change Management
4 14 (21.21%) Service Delivery
5 11 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 11 (16.67%) Network Management
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (12.12%) UML
7 8 (12.12%) Business Development
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.06%) DoDAF
9 4 (6.06%) MODAF
9 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) C++
4 10 (15.15%) VB
5 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CCNP
1 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) SLA
2 7 (10.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco
2 11 (16.67%) HP
2 11 (16.67%) Juniper
2 11 (16.67%) F5