The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 115 114 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.90% 10.88% 9.73%
As % of the General category 33.92% 34.97% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 92 72
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,100 £77,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
339 326 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.17% 31.11% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 300 265 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Finance Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Luton +1 51 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Bedford -9 22 £48,750 -32.75% 2
Dunstable -4 12 £37,000 -10.30%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 57 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 56 (21.21%) SQL
2 56 (21.21%) SQL Server
3 50 (18.94%) .NET
3 50 (18.94%) PRINCE2
4 45 (17.05%) Project Management
4 45 (17.05%) Windows
5 42 (15.91%) Banking
6 40 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 40 (15.15%) MS Excel
7 38 (14.39%) C#
8 37 (14.02%) Oracle
9 33 (12.50%) Change Management
10 32 (12.12%) ITIL
10 32 (12.12%) Business Analysis
11 31 (11.74%) MS Visio
12 30 (11.36%) Scrum
13 29 (10.98%) Service Delivery
14 28 (10.61%) ASP.NET
15 26 (9.85%) Java
16 24 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (9.09%) Programme Management
17 23 (8.71%) SAP
17 23 (8.71%) MS Office
17 23 (8.71%) Degree
17 23 (8.71%) WCF
18 22 (8.33%) Firewall
19 21 (7.95%) CRM
20 20 (7.58%) SLA
20 20 (7.58%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 15 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.30%) IIS
3 6 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.14%) CMS
5 3 (1.14%) SAS
5 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.38%) Lync
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 40 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.74%) MS Visio
3 23 (8.71%) MS Office
4 10 (3.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Mingle
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (3.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 9 (3.41%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 7 (2.65%) Academy Housing
3 7 (2.65%) arcHouse
3 7 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (2.65%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.65%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.27%) Agresso
4 6 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.27%) HFM
5 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.14%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.14%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.33%) Firewall
2 17 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.30%) DNS
3 14 (5.30%) VPN
4 10 (3.79%) SSL
4 10 (3.79%) RIP
4 10 (3.79%) DWDM
4 10 (3.79%) MPLS
4 10 (3.79%) OSPF
4 10 (3.79%) Wireless
4 10 (3.79%) BGP
4 10 (3.79%) EIGRP
4 10 (3.79%) HSRP
5 8 (3.03%) FTP
6 7 (2.65%) SAN
6 7 (2.65%) DHCP
7 6 (2.27%) NAS
8 5 (1.89%) IPsec
8 5 (1.89%) LDAP
8 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.41%) SAP BI
4 7 (2.65%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.27%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.89%) Big Data
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.76%) ActiveReports
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Moq
2 10 (3.79%) PowerBuilder
3 9 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.03%) Subversion
5 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.14%) MSTest
6 3 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.14%) NUnit
7 2 (0.76%) Toad
7 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 42 (15.91%) Banking
2 40 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.06%) Marketing
4 10 (3.79%) Retail
4 10 (3.79%) Back Office
5 7 (2.65%) Legal
6 5 (1.89%) Publishing
7 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.52%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (29.17%) Analyst
2 49 (18.56%) Business Analyst
3 36 (13.64%) Developer
4 30 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.58%) Architect
6 17 (6.44%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.79%) Technical Leader
11 9 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Network Specialist
11 9 (3.41%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.03%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.03%) Consultant
12 8 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.94%) .NET
2 28 (10.61%) ASP.NET
3 23 (8.71%) WCF
4 20 (7.58%) .NET Framework
5 19 (7.20%) LINQ
5 19 (7.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (5.68%) Web Services
7 13 (4.92%) HTML
7 13 (4.92%) XML
8 11 (4.17%) jQuery
8 11 (4.17%) WPF
8 11 (4.17%) WinForms
8 11 (4.17%) Middleware
9 10 (3.79%) CSS
10 8 (3.03%) ADO.NET
10 8 (3.03%) Classic ASP
10 8 (3.03%) Silverlight
11 6 (2.27%) COM
11 6 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.03%) N-Tier
1 8 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (2.27%) NHS
3 5 (1.89%) PKI
3 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.14%) Social Network
6 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.76%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.76%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.38%) Open Source
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) FMCG
7 1 (0.38%) Celerra
7 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.05%) Windows
2 7 (2.65%) UNIX
3 5 (1.89%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.76%) Solaris
5 2 (0.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.94%) PRINCE2
2 45 (17.05%) Project Management
3 33 (12.50%) Change Management
4 32 (12.12%) ITIL
4 32 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 30 (11.36%) Scrum
6 29 (10.98%) Service Delivery
7 24 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 21 (7.95%) CRM
9 19 (7.20%) MVC
10 17 (6.44%) Change Control
10 17 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.68%) Data Management
11 15 (5.68%) Workflow
12 14 (5.30%) TDD
12 14 (5.30%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.92%) PRINCE
13 13 (4.92%) ERP
14 12 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.21%) SQL
2 38 (14.39%) C#
3 26 (9.85%) Java
4 14 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.79%) VB
8 8 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.27%) ABAP
10 5 (1.89%) C
10 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.76%) Python
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) VBScript
11 2 (0.76%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) AWK
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (8.71%) Degree
2 13 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.17%) CCNP
4 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.89%) MCITP
5 5 (1.89%) MCSE
5 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) SLA
2 10 (3.79%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 17 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.89%) NFS
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.76%) Xen
5 2 (0.76%) XenServer
6 1 (0.38%) SRDF
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.92%) MOM
2 9 (3.41%) HP NNM
3 6 (2.27%) SCOM
4 5 (1.89%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.76%) SCCM
5 2 (0.76%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.02%) Oracle
3 23 (8.71%) SAP
4 18 (6.82%) Civica
5 17 (6.44%) HP
6 15 (5.68%) Cisco
7 14 (5.30%) Juniper
8 13 (4.92%) VMware
9 12 (4.55%) F5
10 7 (2.65%) Comino
10 7 (2.65%) Capita
10 7 (2.65%) Orchard
10 7 (2.65%) Northgate
10 7 (2.65%) Anite
10 7 (2.65%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.89%) IBM
11 5 (1.89%) CA
11 5 (1.89%) Dell
12 3 (1.14%) Facebook
12 3 (1.14%) Twitter
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: £market-competing + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: large benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, London, South East
Lumesse
Salary: £30,000-£35,000
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedfordshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 26 days ago