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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 151 145 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.83% 12.45% 14.22%
As % of the General category 45.21% 43.28% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 135 133
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% -15.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,600 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
334 335 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.59% 28.76% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 280 300 272
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 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 22 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
Dunstable +3 51 £46,250 +68.18% 3
Luton +2 48 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Bedford +7 7 £23,500 -55.23% 5
Leighton Buzzard -2 1 - -
Biggleswade - 1 £36,000 -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 84 (28.57%) SQL
2 55 (18.71%) Oracle
3 52 (17.69%) Java
4 50 (17.01%) PL/SQL
4 50 (17.01%) Project Management
4 50 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (16.33%) MS Excel
6 45 (15.31%) PRINCE2
7 43 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 41 (13.95%) XML
9 41 (13.95%) Banking
10 39 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (11.90%) ITIL
11 35 (11.90%) Change Management
11 35 (11.90%) Mentoring
12 33 (11.22%) SLA
13 32 (10.88%) XSLT
13 32 (10.88%) .NET
13 32 (10.88%) Oracle Database
14 31 (10.54%) XSL
15 29 (9.86%) MS Office
16 28 (9.52%) Cisco
17 27 (9.18%) HP
18 26 (8.84%) SAP
18 26 (8.84%) Management Information System
18 26 (8.84%) Scrum
19 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
19 25 (8.50%) C#
20 22 (7.48%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.38%) IIS
4 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.86%) MS Office
3 19 (6.46%) MS Project
4 14 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (6.46%) SAP CO
1 19 (6.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 19 (6.46%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.78%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (3.06%) Agresso
4 6 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (2.04%) SAP SD
4 6 (2.04%) SAP MM
4 6 (2.04%) SAP PS
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.70%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.36%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.48%) Firewall
1 22 (7.48%) AMQP
2 18 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.44%) VPN
3 16 (5.44%) RIP
3 16 (5.44%) EIGRP
3 16 (5.44%) OSPF
3 16 (5.44%) BGP
3 16 (5.44%) HSRP
4 15 (5.10%) SSL
5 14 (4.76%) Wireless
6 12 (4.08%) DWDM
6 12 (4.08%) MPLS
7 9 (3.06%) Network Security
8 7 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.38%) VRRP
9 6 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.70%) SSH
10 5 (1.70%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.88%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.04%) SAP BW
6 6 (2.04%) SAP BI
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.70%) Essbase
7 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.36%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.02%) OLAP
9 3 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.70%) JIRA
3 5 (1.70%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.02%) NUnit
5 3 (1.02%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 41 (13.95%) Banking
2 22 (7.48%) Retail
3 12 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.04%) Electronics
8 4 (1.36%) Legal
8 4 (1.36%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Hindi Language
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) Avionics
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (26.87%) Analyst
2 43 (14.63%) Project Manager
2 43 (14.63%) Developer
3 28 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.50%) Applications Support
5 23 (7.82%) Architect
6 21 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
6 21 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 21 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
7 16 (5.44%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.44%) Consultant
8 13 (4.42%) Test Architect
9 11 (3.74%) SAP Analyst
9 11 (3.74%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.40%) Test Manager
10 10 (3.40%) SAP Support
11 9 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
11 9 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Administrator
12 8 (2.72%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.95%) XML
2 32 (10.88%) XSLT
2 32 (10.88%) .NET
3 31 (10.54%) XSL
4 22 (7.48%) JMS
4 22 (7.48%) REST
5 16 (5.44%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.08%) CSS
7 12 (4.08%) Java EE
8 11 (3.74%) jQuery
8 11 (3.74%) HTML
8 11 (3.74%) Web Services
9 9 (3.06%) Spring
9 9 (3.06%) JSF
9 9 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.06%) JSP
9 9 (3.06%) Struts
9 9 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.84%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.02%) PKI
4 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
4 3 (1.02%) User Experience
5 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.34%) Photography
6 1 (0.34%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.34%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (0.34%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.34%) Celerra
6 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.46%) Windows
2 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.02%) UNIX
3 3 (1.02%) Linux
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.68%) Solaris
4 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.01%) Project Management
1 50 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.31%) PRINCE2
3 43 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (11.90%) ITIL
5 35 (11.90%) Change Management
5 35 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 26 (8.84%) Scrum
7 25 (8.50%) Programme Management
8 20 (6.80%) Waterfall
9 19 (6.46%) Risk Management
10 18 (6.12%) CRM
10 18 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (5.78%) Test Strategy
11 17 (5.78%) ERP
12 15 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (5.10%) Business Analysis
12 15 (5.10%) UML
13 13 (4.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.57%) SQL
2 52 (17.69%) Java
3 50 (17.01%) PL/SQL
4 25 (8.50%) C#
5 15 (5.10%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.74%) C
8 8 (2.72%) C++
9 6 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.70%) Groovy
11 3 (1.02%) VB
12 2 (0.68%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) Korn
13 1 (0.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) C-shell
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) AWK
Qualifications
1 21 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (6.46%) CCNP
3 15 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (4.08%) Degree
5 8 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.38%) PMP
6 7 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.38%) ISEB
7 5 (1.70%) HNC
7 5 (1.70%) CCNA
8 4 (1.36%) CISSP
9 3 (1.02%) HND
9 3 (1.02%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.02%) CCDP
10 2 (0.68%) CISM
10 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) GCIA
11 1 (0.34%) GSEC
11 1 (0.34%) GCIH
11 1 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.22%) SLA
2 13 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.40%) QA
4 7 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.70%) JTAG
5 5 (1.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) WCAG
6 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.08%) HP NNM
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.34%) WSUS
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (18.71%) Oracle
2 42 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.52%) Cisco
4 27 (9.18%) HP
5 26 (8.84%) SAP
6 19 (6.46%) Juniper
7 17 (5.78%) Cognos
8 14 (4.76%) F5
9 9 (3.06%) Hyperion
10 8 (2.72%) Tieto
10 8 (2.72%) Wall Street Systems
11 6 (2.04%) IBM
12 5 (1.70%) BEA
13 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.36%) Sybase
14 3 (1.02%) Tableau
15 2 (0.68%) VMware
15 2 (0.68%) Adobe
15 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint
15 2 (0.68%) webMethods
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £3k Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
bpha
Salary: £75 - 80k salary plus generous pension & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago