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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 22 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 98 111 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.53% 10.90% 12.15%
As % of the General category 33.79% 33.74% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 83 90 95
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,400 £75,000 £57,500
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
290 329 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.24% 32.32% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 252 270 203
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +10 52 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Bedford -6 20 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Dunstable -7 13 £47,500 +15.15%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (20.40%) PRINCE2
1 51 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.00%) SQL
2 50 (20.00%) .NET
3 49 (19.60%) SQL Server
4 46 (18.40%) MS Excel
4 46 (18.40%) Project Management
5 43 (17.20%) Banking
6 41 (16.40%) Telecoms
7 40 (16.00%) C#
8 39 (15.60%) Windows
9 38 (15.20%) Change Management
10 37 (14.80%) Scrum
10 37 (14.80%) Oracle
11 33 (13.20%) ASP.NET
12 31 (12.40%) MS Visio
13 30 (12.00%) ITIL
14 28 (11.20%) MS Office
14 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
15 26 (10.40%) Java
15 26 (10.40%) SLA
15 26 (10.40%) Service Delivery
16 25 (10.00%) SAP
17 24 (9.60%) WCF
18 23 (9.20%) Firewall
18 23 (9.20%) Programme Management
19 22 (8.80%) MVC
19 22 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (8.40%) HP
20 21 (8.40%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (8.00%) IIS
2 17 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.20%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.60%) Confluence
4 4 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
5 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Lync
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (18.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.40%) MS Visio
3 28 (11.20%) MS Office
4 12 (4.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) SAP FI
1 8 (3.20%) SAP CRM
1 8 (3.20%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (3.20%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.80%) Agresso
3 6 (2.40%) HFM
3 6 (2.40%) Academy Housing
3 6 (2.40%) arcHouse
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.40%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.20%) Cognos Planning
4 3 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.20%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.20%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.20%) Firewall
2 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.20%) DNS
4 15 (6.00%) VPN
5 13 (5.20%) FTP
6 12 (4.80%) RIP
6 12 (4.80%) SSL
6 12 (4.80%) Wireless
6 12 (4.80%) DWDM
6 12 (4.80%) MPLS
6 12 (4.80%) OSPF
6 12 (4.80%) BGP
6 12 (4.80%) EIGRP
6 12 (4.80%) HSRP
7 11 (4.40%) DHCP
8 5 (2.00%) LDAP
8 5 (2.00%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.00%) IPsec
9 4 (1.60%) SAN
10 3 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.60%) SAP BI
3 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.80%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.40%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.00%) Big Data
7 4 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.80%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
2 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.20%) Moq
3 8 (3.20%) Subversion
4 7 (2.80%) JIRA
5 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.60%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.20%) Toad
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (17.20%) Banking
2 41 (16.40%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.40%) Marketing
4 14 (5.60%) Back Office
5 12 (4.80%) Retail
6 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.60%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.20%) Law
9 2 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.80%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 66 (26.40%) Analyst
2 46 (18.40%) Business Analyst
3 38 (15.20%) Developer
4 31 (12.40%) Project Manager
5 21 (8.40%) Architect
6 20 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (6.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.40%) Network Specialist
11 10 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 10 (4.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Web Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.20%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.20%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.20%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.00%) .NET
2 33 (13.20%) ASP.NET
3 24 (9.60%) WCF
4 21 (8.40%) .NET Framework
5 20 (8.00%) Web Services
5 20 (8.00%) LINQ
5 20 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (5.60%) jQuery
7 13 (5.20%) HTML
7 13 (5.20%) XML
8 11 (4.40%) Middleware
9 10 (4.00%) COM
9 10 (4.00%) CSS
10 8 (3.20%) WinForms
10 8 (3.20%) ADO.NET
10 8 (3.20%) Classic ASP
10 8 (3.20%) WPF
10 8 (3.20%) Silverlight
10 8 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.20%) N-Tier
2 5 (2.00%) PKI
2 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.60%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
4 3 (1.20%) NHS
4 3 (1.20%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (0.80%) EMC Centera
5 2 (0.80%) Firmware
5 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.80%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.40%) PMI
6 1 (0.40%) Celerra
6 1 (0.40%) Statistics
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.20%) UNIX
3 6 (2.40%) Linux
4 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.80%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.40%) PRINCE2
2 46 (18.40%) Project Management
3 38 (15.20%) Change Management
4 37 (14.80%) Scrum
5 30 (12.00%) ITIL
6 28 (11.20%) Business Analysis
7 26 (10.40%) Service Delivery
8 23 (9.20%) Programme Management
9 22 (8.80%) MVC
9 22 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 18 (7.20%) Change Control
12 17 (6.80%) CRM
13 15 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.60%) PRINCE
14 14 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (5.20%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.20%) ERP
16 12 (4.80%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.00%) SQL
2 40 (16.00%) C#
3 26 (10.40%) Java
4 17 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.60%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.00%) VB
8 8 (3.20%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.40%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.40%) ABAP
10 4 (1.60%) C
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
11 2 (0.80%) C++
11 2 (0.80%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) AWK
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (7.60%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.20%) CCNP
4 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.00%) MCSE
5 5 (2.00%) MCITP
6 4 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.40%) SLA
2 14 (5.60%) QA
3 4 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.00%) NFS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenServer
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) MOM
2 11 (4.40%) HP NNM
3 10 (4.00%) SCOM
4 5 (2.00%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.80%) Oracle
3 25 (10.00%) SAP
4 21 (8.40%) HP
5 17 (6.80%) Cisco
6 15 (6.00%) Juniper
7 14 (5.60%) F5
8 12 (4.80%) Civica
9 11 (4.40%) VMware
10 8 (3.20%) IBM
11 7 (2.80%) Hyperion
12 6 (2.40%) Comino
12 6 (2.40%) Capita
12 6 (2.40%) Orchard
12 6 (2.40%) Anite
12 6 (2.40%) Northgate
13 5 (2.00%) CA
13 5 (2.00%) Dell
14 4 (1.60%) EMC
14 4 (1.60%) Atlassian
Luton
Volt
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Response Personnel
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Total package value c.£61K
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 14 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago