The 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 136 124 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.79% 12.93% 16.75%
As % of the General category 44.16% 44.13% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 96 104 147
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,750 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
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
308 281 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.97% 29.30% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 240 244 271
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 £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +10 67 £57,500 +67.88% 3
Dunstable +4 36 £50,000 +1.01%
Bedford -26 16 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 70 (28.11%) SQL
1 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.09%) Oracle
2 55 (22.09%) Banking
3 46 (18.47%) PRINCE2
3 46 (18.47%) SLA
4 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
5 43 (17.27%) SQL Server
5 43 (17.27%) MS Excel
6 41 (16.47%) Scrum
7 40 (16.06%) Project Management
8 39 (15.66%) MS Office
9 38 (15.26%) ITIL
9 38 (15.26%) Change Management
10 37 (14.86%) .NET
10 37 (14.86%) C#
11 33 (13.25%) Java
11 33 (13.25%) MS Visio
11 33 (13.25%) Service Delivery
12 29 (11.65%) Cisco
13 28 (11.24%) HP
13 28 (11.24%) Windows
13 28 (11.24%) Degree
14 26 (10.44%) Telecoms
15 25 (10.04%) SAP
15 25 (10.04%) Waterfall
16 24 (9.64%) PL/SQL
16 24 (9.64%) Retail
17 22 (8.84%) ASP.NET
17 22 (8.84%) CCNP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (6.83%) IIS
2 12 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.21%) Confluence
4 7 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.80%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.66%) MS Office
3 33 (13.25%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.61%) MS Project
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (6.02%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (4.82%) SAP FI
2 12 (4.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (4.82%) SAP CO
3 10 (4.02%) Agresso
3 10 (4.02%) Cognos Planning
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.61%) Academy Housing
5 4 (1.61%) arcHouse
5 4 (1.61%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.20%) HFM
7 1 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.40%) Maximo
7 1 (0.40%) Summit
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.03%) Firewall
1 20 (8.03%) Wireless
2 19 (7.63%) FTP
2 19 (7.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.63%) VPN
3 18 (7.23%) RIP
3 18 (7.23%) DWDM
3 18 (7.23%) MPLS
3 18 (7.23%) OSPF
3 18 (7.23%) BGP
3 18 (7.23%) EIGRP
3 18 (7.23%) SSL
3 18 (7.23%) HSRP
4 15 (6.02%) DNS
5 14 (5.62%) DHCP
6 6 (2.41%) PuTTY
6 6 (2.41%) WinSCP
6 6 (2.41%) SSH
7 4 (1.61%) SAN
8 3 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.81%) SAP BI
4 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.01%) SAP BW
6 5 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.80%) Big Data
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.02%) JIRA
2 10 (4.02%) PowerBuilder
3 8 (3.21%) LoadRunner
4 6 (2.41%) Toad
5 5 (2.01%) Subversion
5 5 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.01%) Moq
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (22.09%) Banking
2 26 (10.44%) Telecoms
3 24 (9.64%) Retail
4 20 (8.03%) Marketing
5 17 (6.83%) Back Office
6 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 60 (24.10%) Analyst
2 39 (15.66%) Developer
3 32 (12.85%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.04%) Project Manager
5 20 (8.03%) Architect
6 17 (6.83%) Applications Support
6 17 (6.83%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.43%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.02%) Cognos Developer
8 15 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.02%) TM1 Developer
9 14 (5.62%) Network Specialist
10 13 (5.22%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.22%) Web Engineer
10 13 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (4.82%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) .NET
2 22 (8.84%) ASP.NET
3 19 (7.63%) .NET Framework
4 18 (7.23%) Web Services
5 17 (6.83%) WCF
6 16 (6.43%) LINQ
6 16 (6.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (6.02%) XML
7 15 (6.02%) Middleware
8 13 (5.22%) COM
8 13 (5.22%) jQuery
9 11 (4.42%) CSS
9 11 (4.42%) HTML
10 9 (3.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (3.21%) Classic ASP
12 7 (2.81%) XSL
12 7 (2.81%) XSLT
12 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.01%) WPF
13 5 (2.01%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.42%) User Experience
2 11 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.01%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.61%) Replication
4 4 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.20%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.80%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.40%) Statistics
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.24%) Windows
2 12 (4.82%) UNIX
3 11 (4.42%) Linux
4 4 (1.61%) Solaris
5 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.47%) PRINCE2
3 41 (16.47%) Scrum
4 40 (16.06%) Project Management
5 38 (15.26%) ITIL
5 38 (15.26%) Change Management
6 33 (13.25%) Service Delivery
7 25 (10.04%) Waterfall
8 22 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.03%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (8.03%) Business Analysis
11 19 (7.63%) MVC
11 19 (7.63%) PRINCE
12 18 (7.23%) Network Management
13 17 (6.83%) Process Improvement
14 16 (6.43%) Test Strategy
14 16 (6.43%) Programme Management
15 14 (5.62%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.11%) SQL
2 37 (14.86%) C#
3 33 (13.25%) Java
4 24 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.02%) Shell Script
6 14 (5.62%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.82%) C
9 10 (4.02%) VB
10 9 (3.61%) C++
11 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.61%) Python
13 3 (1.20%) ABAP
13 3 (1.20%) Erlang
13 3 (1.20%) Groovy
14 2 (0.80%) VBScript
15 1 (0.40%) Perl
15 1 (0.40%) VBA
15 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.40%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (11.24%) Degree
2 22 (8.84%) CCNP
2 22 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.61%) CCDP
4 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (18.47%) SLA
2 14 (5.62%) QA
3 9 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenServer
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 18 (7.23%) HP NNM
2 13 (5.22%) SCOM
3 6 (2.41%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.01%) MOM
5 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (22.09%) Oracle
2 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 29 (11.65%) Cisco
4 28 (11.24%) HP
5 25 (10.04%) SAP
6 22 (8.84%) Juniper
6 22 (8.84%) F5
7 15 (6.02%) Cognos
7 15 (6.02%) IBM
8 8 (3.21%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.41%) Civica
10 4 (1.61%) Comino
10 4 (1.61%) Capita
10 4 (1.61%) Orchard
10 4 (1.61%) Northgate
10 4 (1.61%) EMC
10 4 (1.61%) Anite
10 4 (1.61%) VMware
11 3 (1.20%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.20%) JD Edwards
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