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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 168 124 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.91% 10.56% 13.07%
As % of the General category 49.41% 42.47% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 140 115 127
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% -15.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,350 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,250 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
340 292 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.17% 24.87% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 280 259 263
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 73 £52,500 +28.18% 7
Dunstable +9 27 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Bedford +7 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Leighton Buzzard -6 2 - -
Biggleswade - 1 £36,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 72 (25.26%) SQL
2 61 (21.40%) Oracle
3 49 (17.19%) MS Excel
4 48 (16.84%) Java
4 48 (16.84%) Banking
5 47 (16.49%) PRINCE2
6 45 (15.79%) ITIL
6 45 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 42 (14.74%) SLA
7 42 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (13.33%) Change Management
9 37 (12.98%) Project Management
9 37 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (12.98%) XML
10 35 (12.28%) MS Office
10 35 (12.28%) SAP
10 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
11 34 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (11.93%) Mentoring
12 31 (10.88%) XSLT
13 30 (10.53%) Cisco
13 30 (10.53%) HP
14 29 (10.18%) XSL
14 29 (10.18%) Oracle Database
15 27 (9.47%) Programme Management
16 24 (8.42%) SAP FI/CO
16 24 (8.42%) Scrum
16 24 (8.42%) SAP CO
16 24 (8.42%) Firewall
16 24 (8.42%) Cisco Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.70%) JBoss
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 49 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.28%) MS Office
3 23 (8.07%) MS Visio
4 19 (6.67%) MS Project
5 6 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) Simulink
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 24 (8.42%) SAP FI
1 24 (8.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 24 (8.42%) SAP CO
2 21 (7.37%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (3.51%) Agresso
4 7 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (2.46%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (2.11%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.11%) SAP PS
5 6 (2.11%) SAP SD
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.40%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.40%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.42%) Firewall
2 22 (7.72%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.72%) AMQP
3 21 (7.37%) HSRP
3 21 (7.37%) VPN
3 21 (7.37%) SSL
3 21 (7.37%) RIP
3 21 (7.37%) OSPF
3 21 (7.37%) BGP
3 21 (7.37%) EIGRP
4 19 (6.67%) Wireless
5 17 (5.96%) DWDM
5 17 (5.96%) MPLS
6 8 (2.81%) SSH
7 6 (2.11%) Network Security
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.75%) Internet
9 4 (1.40%) SNMP
9 4 (1.40%) IPsec
9 4 (1.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.18%) Oracle Database
2 16 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.91%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (3.16%) SAP BI
4 9 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.81%) SAP BW
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.40%) Essbase
8 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.05%) OLAP
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.86%) LoadRunner
1 11 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.11%) JIRA
3 5 (1.75%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.40%) NUnit
4 4 (1.40%) Toad
5 3 (1.05%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 48 (16.84%) Banking
2 20 (7.02%) Retail
3 16 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.46%) Marketing
6 6 (2.11%) Electronics
7 5 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.40%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (28.77%) Analyst
2 36 (12.63%) Project Manager
3 35 (12.28%) Developer
4 28 (9.82%) Applications Support
5 27 (9.47%) Business Analyst
6 23 (8.07%) Applications Specialist
6 23 (8.07%) Support Specialist
6 23 (8.07%) Applications Support Specialist
7 21 (7.37%) Support Analyst
8 20 (7.02%) Consultant
9 17 (5.96%) Architect
10 13 (4.56%) SAP Support
10 13 (4.56%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (4.21%) Network Specialist
11 12 (4.21%) Test Architect
12 11 (3.86%) TM1 Developer
12 11 (3.86%) Cognos Developer
13 10 (3.51%) SAP Support Analyst
13 10 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.98%) XML
2 31 (10.88%) XSLT
3 29 (10.18%) XSL
4 22 (7.72%) JMS
4 22 (7.72%) REST
5 17 (5.96%) .NET
6 10 (3.51%) Java EE
7 9 (3.16%) Middleware
7 9 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (2.46%) JSP
9 7 (2.46%) Struts
9 7 (2.46%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.46%) Spring
9 7 (2.46%) JSF
9 7 (2.46%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.11%) CSS
11 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.75%) jQuery
12 4 (1.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.46%) User Experience
3 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.05%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.05%) PKI
5 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.70%) PMI
6 2 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) CESG
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.35%) DTV
7 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.86%) Windows
2 6 (2.11%) Linux
2 6 (2.11%) UNIX
3 3 (1.05%) Solaris
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.49%) PRINCE2
2 45 (15.79%) ITIL
3 42 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (13.33%) Change Management
5 37 (12.98%) Project Management
5 37 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (11.93%) Mentoring
7 27 (9.47%) Programme Management
8 24 (8.42%) Scrum
9 22 (7.72%) Business Analysis
10 21 (7.37%) Service Delivery
11 20 (7.02%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (5.96%) Network Management
14 15 (5.26%) Test Strategy
15 14 (4.91%) PRINCE
15 14 (4.91%) UML
16 13 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.26%) SQL
2 48 (16.84%) Java
3 45 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 17 (5.96%) C#
5 15 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.21%) C
7 11 (3.86%) C++
8 7 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.11%) Groovy
10 3 (1.05%) Erlang
11 2 (0.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (7.72%) CCNP
3 16 (5.61%) Degree
4 13 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.46%) ISEB
6 6 (2.11%) PMP
6 6 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.75%) HNC
8 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.05%) CISSP
8 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) CCDP
10 1 (0.35%) HND
10 1 (0.35%) CCSP
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CISA
10 1 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.74%) SLA
2 13 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.46%) QA
4 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.75%) JTAG
5 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (5.96%) HP NNM
2 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (21.40%) Oracle
2 35 (12.28%) SAP
2 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.53%) Cisco
3 30 (10.53%) HP
4 22 (7.72%) Juniper
5 21 (7.37%) Cognos
6 20 (7.02%) F5
7 11 (3.86%) IBM
8 7 (2.46%) Hyperion
8 7 (2.46%) Wall Street Systems
9 6 (2.11%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.75%) Sage
10 5 (1.75%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.40%) BEA
11 4 (1.40%) Sybase
12 3 (1.05%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.05%) VMware
12 3 (1.05%) Fiserv
12 3 (1.05%) Tableau
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
TRG
Salary: 60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago