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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 157 147 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.91% 11.81% 13.38%
As % of the General category 45.77% 45.37% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 127 137 133
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -11.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £32,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
343 324 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.38% 26.02% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 282 297 272
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 55 £51,250 +2.50% 9
Dunstable +3 45 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Bedford +14 14 £47,500 - 1
Leighton Buzzard -3 2 - -
Biggleswade - 1 £36,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 80 (28.37%) SQL
2 55 (19.50%) Oracle
3 54 (19.15%) MS Excel
4 51 (18.09%) Java
5 49 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 46 (16.31%) PL/SQL
8 45 (15.96%) Project Management
9 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
10 41 (14.54%) Banking
11 40 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (14.18%) XML
12 37 (13.12%) Change Management
13 35 (12.41%) ITIL
13 35 (12.41%) SLA
13 35 (12.41%) Mentoring
14 33 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (11.70%) MS Office
15 32 (11.35%) XSLT
16 30 (10.64%) XSL
16 30 (10.64%) HP
17 28 (9.93%) .NET
17 28 (9.93%) Oracle Database
18 27 (9.57%) Programme Management
18 27 (9.57%) SAP
18 27 (9.57%) Cisco
19 24 (8.51%) Scrum
19 24 (8.51%) Firewall
19 24 (8.51%) C#
20 23 (8.16%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 22 (7.80%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.55%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.13%) IIS
4 4 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.70%) MS Office
3 19 (6.74%) MS Project
4 17 (6.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) Simulink
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (6.74%) SAP CO
1 19 (6.74%) SAP FI
1 19 (6.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (6.03%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (3.19%) Agresso
4 7 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.13%) SAP SD
5 6 (2.13%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.13%) SAP PS
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (1.77%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.42%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (1.42%) Cognos Planning
7 4 (1.42%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.19%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.51%) Firewall
2 22 (7.80%) AMQP
3 20 (7.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.74%) HSRP
4 19 (6.74%) VPN
4 19 (6.74%) RIP
4 19 (6.74%) SSL
4 19 (6.74%) OSPF
4 19 (6.74%) BGP
4 19 (6.74%) EIGRP
5 17 (6.03%) Wireless
6 15 (5.32%) DWDM
6 15 (5.32%) MPLS
7 6 (2.13%) Network Security
7 6 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.13%) SSH
7 6 (2.13%) VRRP
8 5 (1.77%) Internet
8 5 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.93%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.13%) SAP BW
6 6 (2.13%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.42%) Essbase
8 3 (1.06%) OLAP
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (4.96%) LoadRunner
2 13 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.77%) LabVIEW
3 5 (1.77%) JIRA
4 4 (1.42%) NUnit
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.06%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.71%) Subversion
6 2 (0.71%) Toad
7 1 (0.35%) JMeter
7 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (14.54%) Banking
2 19 (6.74%) Retail
3 13 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.48%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.13%) Electronics
6 6 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.42%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) German Language
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 2 (0.71%) Hindi Language
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 79 (28.01%) Analyst
2 42 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 40 (14.18%) Developer
4 28 (9.93%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.87%) Applications Support
6 21 (7.45%) Applications Support Specialist
6 21 (7.45%) Support Specialist
6 21 (7.45%) Applications Specialist
7 19 (6.74%) Architect
8 17 (6.03%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.67%) Consultant
10 13 (4.61%) Test Architect
11 12 (4.26%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.90%) SAP Analyst
13 10 (3.55%) SAP Support
13 10 (3.55%) Test Manager
14 9 (3.19%) Senior Developer
15 8 (2.84%) SAP Support Analyst
15 8 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
16 7 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.18%) XML
2 32 (11.35%) XSLT
3 30 (10.64%) XSL
4 28 (9.93%) .NET
5 22 (7.80%) JMS
5 22 (7.80%) REST
6 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.96%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.61%) CSS
8 13 (4.61%) jQuery
9 11 (3.90%) HTML
9 11 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.55%) Java EE
10 10 (3.55%) Web Services
11 8 (2.84%) Spring
11 8 (2.84%) JSF
11 8 (2.84%) JSP
11 8 (2.84%) Struts
11 8 (2.84%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.77%) User Experience
4 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.06%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.06%) PKI
6 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.71%) PMI
6 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.35%) DTV
7 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.35%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Photography
7 1 (0.35%) CESG
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.03%) Windows
2 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.42%) UNIX
3 4 (1.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.38%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.02%) PRINCE2
3 45 (15.96%) Project Management
4 40 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (13.12%) Change Management
6 35 (12.41%) ITIL
6 35 (12.41%) Mentoring
7 33 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (9.57%) Programme Management
9 24 (8.51%) Scrum
10 20 (7.09%) Business Analysis
11 19 (6.74%) Risk Management
12 17 (6.03%) Test Strategy
13 15 (5.32%) UML
13 15 (5.32%) Waterfall
13 15 (5.32%) Network Management
14 14 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (4.96%) CRM
14 14 (4.96%) ERP
14 14 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.37%) SQL
2 51 (18.09%) Java
3 46 (16.31%) PL/SQL
4 24 (8.51%) C#
5 15 (5.32%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.96%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.55%) C
8 7 (2.48%) C++
9 6 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.42%) Groovy
11 2 (0.71%) PHP
11 2 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (7.09%) CCNP
3 15 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.55%) Degree
5 8 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.84%) PMP
5 8 (2.84%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.48%) ISEB
7 5 (1.77%) HNC
7 5 (1.77%) CCNA
8 3 (1.06%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.06%) CISSP
9 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) CISM
10 1 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCDP
10 1 (0.35%) CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.41%) SLA
2 11 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.84%) QA
4 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.77%) JTAG
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 12 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (5.32%) HP NNM
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (19.50%) Oracle
2 44 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.64%) HP
4 27 (9.57%) SAP
4 27 (9.57%) Cisco
5 20 (7.09%) Juniper
6 17 (6.03%) Cognos
7 15 (5.32%) F5
8 8 (2.84%) Wall Street Systems
8 8 (2.84%) Hyperion
9 6 (2.13%) Tieto
9 6 (2.13%) IBM
10 4 (1.42%) Sage
10 4 (1.42%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.42%) BEA
10 4 (1.42%) Pegasus
10 4 (1.42%) Sybase
11 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.06%) VMware
11 3 (1.06%) Tableau
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £43000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago