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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 125 109 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.17% 9.20% 10.91%
As % of the General category 40.72% 32.34% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 108 102 92
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £77,300 £74,750
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
307 337 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.89% 28.44% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 251 296 269
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +6 46 £46,000 +15.72%
Luton -1 35 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Bedford -7 11 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 88 (31.10%) SQL
2 55 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.08%) Oracle
4 53 (18.73%) Banking
5 52 (18.37%) PL/SQL
5 52 (18.37%) Project Management
6 50 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (17.67%) Java
7 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
8 42 (14.84%) ITIL
8 42 (14.84%) Oracle Database
9 37 (13.07%) XML
9 37 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (12.72%) .NET
11 35 (12.37%) Mentoring
11 35 (12.37%) Retail
12 34 (12.01%) MS Excel
13 30 (10.60%) PRINCE2
14 29 (10.25%) SLA
14 29 (10.25%) Change Management
15 28 (9.89%) Scrum
15 28 (9.89%) Windows
15 28 (9.89%) XSL
15 28 (9.89%) XSLT
16 27 (9.54%) MS Office
16 27 (9.54%) C#
16 27 (9.54%) HTML
17 26 (9.19%) Degree
18 24 (8.48%) Waterfall
18 24 (8.48%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 20 (7.07%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.01%) IIS
3 11 (3.89%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.53%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.54%) MS Office
3 15 (5.30%) MS Project
4 13 (4.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Agresso
2 11 (3.89%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (3.89%) SAP CO
3 10 (3.53%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (1.77%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.77%) SAP PS
4 5 (1.77%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.71%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.71%) SAP FI-AR
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) SaaS
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.77%) AMQP
2 15 (5.30%) Firewall
3 12 (4.24%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.53%) Wireless
5 9 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.83%) HSRP
6 8 (2.83%) RIP
6 8 (2.83%) DWDM
6 8 (2.83%) MPLS
6 8 (2.83%) OSPF
6 8 (2.83%) BGP
6 8 (2.83%) EIGRP
6 8 (2.83%) VRRP
6 8 (2.83%) VPN
7 7 (2.47%) SSL
7 7 (2.47%) Network Security
8 5 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.06%) Internet
10 2 (0.71%) DNS
10 2 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.84%) Oracle Database
2 22 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.07%) Oracle Reports
3 20 (7.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (3.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.77%) SAP BW
6 5 (1.77%) SAP BI
7 4 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.71%) MySQL
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) Essbase
9 1 (0.35%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (3.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.41%) LabVIEW
2 4 (1.41%) JIRA
2 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.06%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (0.71%) NUnit
4 2 (0.71%) Maven
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) VersaTest
5 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (18.73%) Banking
2 35 (12.37%) Retail
3 13 (4.59%) Back Office
4 11 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.47%) Marketing
7 6 (2.12%) German Language
7 6 (2.12%) Hindi Language
7 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.77%) Electronics
8 5 (1.77%) French Language
9 4 (1.41%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (23.32%) Analyst
2 52 (18.37%) Developer
3 34 (12.01%) Project Manager
4 27 (9.54%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.07%) Applications Support
6 19 (6.71%) Architect
7 18 (6.36%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.65%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (5.30%) Administrator
10 14 (4.95%) Applications Specialist
11 12 (4.24%) Support Specialist
11 12 (4.24%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Applications Support Specialist
12 11 (3.89%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.89%) Consultant
13 10 (3.53%) Test Manager
13 10 (3.53%) UNIX Administrator
14 9 (3.18%) Test Architect
14 9 (3.18%) IT Manager
14 9 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.07%) XML
2 36 (12.72%) .NET
3 28 (9.89%) XSL
3 28 (9.89%) XSLT
4 27 (9.54%) HTML
5 22 (7.77%) JMS
5 22 (7.77%) REST
6 21 (7.42%) CSS
7 20 (7.07%) ASP.NET
8 15 (5.30%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.95%) jQuery
10 13 (4.59%) Web Services
11 11 (3.89%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.53%) Java EE
12 10 (3.53%) JSP
12 10 (3.53%) Hibernate
12 10 (3.53%) Spring
13 9 (3.18%) CSS3
13 9 (3.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.48%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.41%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.41%) PKI
6 3 (1.06%) User Experience
6 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.35%) Photography
8 1 (0.35%) PMI
8 1 (0.35%) DTV
8 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.89%) Windows
2 12 (4.24%) Solaris
3 10 (3.53%) Linux
3 10 (3.53%) UNIX
3 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.35%) OS/400
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.37%) Project Management
3 50 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (14.84%) ITIL
5 37 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (12.37%) Mentoring
7 30 (10.60%) PRINCE2
8 29 (10.25%) Change Management
9 28 (9.89%) Scrum
10 24 (8.48%) Waterfall
11 23 (8.13%) SDLC
12 21 (7.42%) CRM
13 20 (7.07%) UML
13 20 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.65%) People Management
16 15 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (5.30%) Non-Functional Testing
16 15 (5.30%) ERP
17 14 (4.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.10%) SQL
2 52 (18.37%) PL/SQL
3 50 (17.67%) Java
4 27 (9.54%) C#
5 19 (6.71%) Shell Script
6 17 (6.01%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.89%) Perl
8 10 (3.53%) C
8 10 (3.53%) AWK
8 10 (3.53%) Korn
8 10 (3.53%) C-shell
8 10 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.12%) VB
11 5 (1.77%) Groovy
11 5 (1.77%) C++
12 2 (0.71%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) VB6
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) Degree
2 16 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.95%) CCNP
5 13 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.47%) PMP
6 7 (2.47%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.77%) HNC
8 4 (1.41%) HND
8 4 (1.41%) CCNA
8 4 (1.41%) CCDP
8 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.06%) ISEB
9 3 (1.06%) CISSP
10 2 (0.71%) CISM
11 1 (0.35%) GCIA
11 1 (0.35%) GSEC
11 1 (0.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.25%) SLA
2 10 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (3.53%) QA
2 10 (3.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.41%) JTAG
4 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) XenServer
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (3.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (3.53%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.83%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (19.08%) Oracle
2 47 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.07%) Cisco
4 19 (6.71%) HP
5 15 (5.30%) SAP
6 12 (4.24%) Juniper
7 10 (3.53%) Cognos
7 10 (3.53%) Wall Street Systems
8 8 (2.83%) Tieto
9 7 (2.47%) F5
10 6 (2.12%) Akamai
11 5 (1.77%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.41%) BEA
12 4 (1.41%) Adobe
12 4 (1.41%) VMware
12 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.71%) Sybase
14 2 (0.71%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.71%) VocaLink
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension, Bonus, Health
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago