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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 19 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 113 106 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.83% 11.48% 16.54%
As % of the General category 38.18% 34.30% 55.77%
Number of salaries quoted 82 89 140
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 £40,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
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
296 309 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.76% 33.48% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 237 263 253
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,235 £67,000
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 30 September 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 September 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 60 £57,500 +66.66% 7
Dunstable +2 23 £46,250 +3.35% 1
Bedford -21 17 £47,500 +21.01%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 75 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.10%) SQL
2 61 (22.10%) Microsoft
3 56 (20.29%) PRINCE2
4 55 (19.93%) MS Excel
5 54 (19.57%) Banking
6 53 (19.20%) SQL Server
7 52 (18.84%) .NET
8 50 (18.12%) Project Management
9 49 (17.75%) Oracle
10 45 (16.30%) Scrum
10 45 (16.30%) C#
11 44 (15.94%) Change Management
12 42 (15.22%) Telecoms
13 41 (14.86%) Windows
13 41 (14.86%) SLA
14 39 (14.13%) MS Visio
15 38 (13.77%) MS Office
16 33 (11.96%) ASP.NET
17 31 (11.23%) ITIL
17 31 (11.23%) Java
18 30 (10.87%) SAP
19 29 (10.51%) Service Delivery
19 29 (10.51%) Business Analysis
20 28 (10.14%) Waterfall
21 27 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (9.42%) Cisco
23 25 (9.06%) HP
23 25 (9.06%) Web Services
23 25 (9.06%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (8.70%) IIS
2 18 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.62%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.90%) Confluence
5 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 55 (19.93%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.13%) MS Visio
3 38 (13.77%) MS Office
4 12 (4.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 12 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 12 (4.35%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.62%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (3.62%) Agresso
3 8 (2.90%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.54%) Cognos Planning
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.17%) Academy Housing
5 6 (2.17%) arcHouse
5 6 (2.17%) HFM
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.09%) SAP SD
6 3 (1.09%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.36%) Maximo
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.06%) Firewall
2 22 (7.97%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.25%) DNS
4 19 (6.88%) Wireless
5 18 (6.52%) VPN
5 18 (6.52%) FTP
6 17 (6.16%) RIP
6 17 (6.16%) SSL
6 17 (6.16%) DWDM
6 17 (6.16%) MPLS
6 17 (6.16%) OSPF
6 17 (6.16%) BGP
6 17 (6.16%) EIGRP
6 17 (6.16%) HSRP
7 15 (5.43%) DHCP
8 4 (1.45%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.45%) LDAP
8 4 (1.45%) SAN
8 4 (1.45%) PuTTY
8 4 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.62%) SAP BI
3 10 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.90%) SAP BW
6 6 (2.17%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.81%) Big Data
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.36%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.36%) Essbase
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.35%) JIRA
2 10 (3.62%) PowerBuilder
3 9 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.90%) Moq
4 8 (2.90%) Subversion
5 4 (1.45%) Toad
5 4 (1.45%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (19.57%) Banking
2 42 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.88%) Back Office
3 19 (6.88%) Retail
3 19 (6.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.45%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 76 (27.54%) Analyst
2 48 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 46 (16.67%) Developer
4 30 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 22 (7.97%) Architect
6 20 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 20 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.07%) Web Engineer
9 14 (5.07%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.71%) Network Specialist
11 12 (4.35%) Technical Leader
12 11 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.99%) Applications Support
13 10 (3.62%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.62%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.84%) .NET
2 33 (11.96%) ASP.NET
3 25 (9.06%) Web Services
4 24 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 23 (8.33%) WCF
6 20 (7.25%) LINQ
6 20 (7.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (5.07%) jQuery
7 14 (5.07%) COM
7 14 (5.07%) Middleware
8 13 (4.71%) XML
9 11 (3.99%) HTML
10 10 (3.62%) CSS
11 8 (2.90%) ADO.NET
11 8 (2.90%) Classic ASP
11 8 (2.90%) WinForms
11 8 (2.90%) WPF
11 8 (2.90%) Silverlight
11 8 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.26%) User Experience
3 8 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.90%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.45%) PKI
5 3 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (1.09%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.72%) NHS
6 2 (0.72%) EMC Centera
6 2 (0.72%) Replication
6 2 (0.72%) Statistics
6 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.36%) Celerra
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.86%) Windows
2 10 (3.62%) UNIX
3 9 (3.26%) Linux
4 4 (1.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.29%) PRINCE2
3 50 (18.12%) Project Management
4 45 (16.30%) Scrum
5 44 (15.94%) Change Management
6 31 (11.23%) ITIL
7 29 (10.51%) Service Delivery
7 29 (10.51%) Business Analysis
8 28 (10.14%) Waterfall
9 27 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (7.97%) MVC
11 21 (7.61%) Programme Management
11 21 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (6.88%) PRINCE
13 17 (6.16%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.16%) Process Improvement
14 16 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (5.80%) Network Management
15 15 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.10%) SQL
2 45 (16.30%) C#
3 31 (11.23%) Java
4 18 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.43%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.62%) VB
7 9 (3.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.90%) C
9 6 (2.17%) ABAP
10 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.81%) C++
11 4 (1.45%) Python
12 2 (0.72%) VBA
12 2 (0.72%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 24 (8.70%) Degree
2 22 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (7.97%) CCNP
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.45%) CCDP
4 4 (1.45%) MCSE
4 4 (1.45%) MCITP
5 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.86%) SLA
2 18 (6.52%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.45%) NFS
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.72%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.36%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (5.80%) HP NNM
2 14 (5.07%) SCOM
3 12 (4.35%) MOM
4 4 (1.45%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (22.10%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.75%) Oracle
3 30 (10.87%) SAP
4 26 (9.42%) Cisco
5 25 (9.06%) HP
6 23 (8.33%) Juniper
6 23 (8.33%) F5
7 14 (5.07%) IBM
8 12 (4.35%) Civica
9 10 (3.62%) VMware
9 10 (3.62%) Cognos
10 8 (2.90%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.54%) Hyperion
12 6 (2.17%) Anite
12 6 (2.17%) Northgate
12 6 (2.17%) Comino
12 6 (2.17%) Capita
12 6 (2.17%) Orchard
13 4 (1.45%) CA
13 4 (1.45%) Dell
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Car + Bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Luton
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Cisco Partner Sales Academy
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 21 days ago