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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 120 153 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.04% 15.41% 12.74%
As % of the General category 47.43% 56.88% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 107 134 126
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
253 269 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.50% 27.09% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 219 228 298
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,975
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +2 45 £52,500 +25.00% 12
Dunstable +10 23 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Bedford -19 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 62 (24.03%) SQL
2 57 (22.09%) Oracle
2 57 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
4 53 (20.54%) SLA
5 51 (19.77%) PRINCE2
6 47 (18.22%) Banking
7 45 (17.44%) Microsoft
8 44 (17.05%) ITIL
9 41 (15.89%) MS Office
10 39 (15.12%) Cisco
10 39 (15.12%) Project Management
10 39 (15.12%) Change Management
11 36 (13.95%) Java
12 35 (13.57%) Scrum
13 32 (12.40%) HP
14 31 (12.02%) PL/SQL
15 30 (11.63%) CCNP
15 30 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (11.63%) Juniper
15 30 (11.63%) F5
16 29 (11.24%) Service Delivery
17 28 (10.85%) MS Visio
18 27 (10.47%) Oracle Database
19 25 (9.69%) HSRP
19 25 (9.69%) RIP
19 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
19 25 (9.69%) VPN
19 25 (9.69%) OSPF
19 25 (9.69%) BGP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (5.04%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.65%) IIS
3 8 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (3.10%) Confluence
4 5 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.16%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.78%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 54 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 41 (15.89%) MS Office
3 28 (10.85%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.04%) MS Project
5 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (8.91%) Cognos TM1
2 17 (6.59%) SAP CO
2 17 (6.59%) SAP FI
2 17 (6.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (5.43%) Cognos Planning
4 7 (2.71%) Agresso
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.55%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (1.55%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (1.16%) Finacle
7 3 (1.16%) Summit
7 3 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (1.16%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.69%) RIP
1 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
1 25 (9.69%) VPN
1 25 (9.69%) SSL
1 25 (9.69%) OSPF
1 25 (9.69%) BGP
1 25 (9.69%) EIGRP
1 25 (9.69%) Firewall
1 25 (9.69%) HSRP
2 23 (8.91%) Wireless
3 21 (8.14%) DWDM
3 21 (8.14%) MPLS
4 14 (5.43%) FTP
5 12 (4.65%) AMQP
6 10 (3.88%) SSH
7 8 (3.10%) DHCP
7 8 (3.10%) DNS
8 7 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.33%) PuTTY
9 6 (2.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.47%) Oracle Database
2 23 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.55%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.55%) Essbase
6 4 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.78%) OLAP
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (5.81%) JIRA
2 10 (3.88%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.33%) Toad
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (18.22%) Banking
2 25 (9.69%) Retail
3 15 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.81%) Marketing
4 9 (3.49%) Back Office
5 4 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Avionics
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (24.42%) Analyst
2 38 (14.73%) Developer
3 29 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 22 (8.53%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.14%) Applications Support
5 21 (8.14%) Cognos Developer
5 21 (8.14%) TM1 Developer
6 20 (7.75%) Architect
7 19 (7.36%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.59%) Applications Specialist
8 17 (6.59%) Support Specialist
8 17 (6.59%) Applications Support Specialist
9 16 (6.20%) Network Specialist
9 16 (6.20%) Consultant
9 16 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.26%) Test Architect
12 10 (3.88%) SAP Support
13 9 (3.49%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.91%) .NET
2 21 (8.14%) XML
3 19 (7.36%) XSLT
4 17 (6.59%) XSL
5 15 (5.81%) Web Services
6 14 (5.43%) Middleware
7 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET
8 12 (4.65%) JMS
8 12 (4.65%) REST
9 11 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (3.10%) Java EE
10 8 (3.10%) COM
11 7 (2.71%) jQuery
12 6 (2.33%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (1.94%) JSP
13 5 (1.94%) Struts
13 5 (1.94%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.94%) Spring
13 5 (1.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.81%) User Experience
3 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.16%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.39%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.39%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.39%) CESG
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.59%) Windows
2 10 (3.88%) Linux
3 9 (3.49%) UNIX
4 4 (1.55%) Solaris
5 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.77%) PRINCE2
3 44 (17.05%) ITIL
4 39 (15.12%) Project Management
4 39 (15.12%) Change Management
5 35 (13.57%) Scrum
6 29 (11.24%) Service Delivery
7 25 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 22 (8.53%) Waterfall
10 21 (8.14%) Network Management
11 20 (7.75%) Process Improvement
11 20 (7.75%) Test Strategy
11 20 (7.75%) PRINCE
12 18 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (6.59%) Programme Management
14 16 (6.20%) Business Analysis
15 15 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.03%) SQL
2 36 (13.95%) Java
3 31 (12.02%) PL/SQL
4 24 (9.30%) C#
5 16 (6.20%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.26%) C
7 10 (3.88%) C++
8 8 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.16%) Erlang
9 3 (1.16%) Groovy
10 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.78%) VBA
10 2 (0.78%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (11.63%) CCNP
2 23 (8.91%) Degree
3 5 (1.94%) CCDP
3 5 (1.94%) PMP
3 5 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.16%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.16%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.54%) SLA
2 11 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.49%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (8.14%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.10%) SCOM
3 6 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 57 (22.09%) Oracle
2 45 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 39 (15.12%) Cisco
4 32 (12.40%) HP
5 30 (11.63%) Juniper
5 30 (11.63%) F5
6 24 (9.30%) SAP
7 23 (8.91%) Cognos
8 21 (8.14%) IBM
9 8 (3.10%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.33%) Pegasus
10 6 (2.33%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.94%) Sage
11 5 (1.94%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.55%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.16%) BEA
13 3 (1.16%) VMware
13 3 (1.16%) Fiserv
13 3 (1.16%) Tableau
13 3 (1.16%) Lumesse
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + share incentive scheme + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago