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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 22 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 108 105 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.35% 11.17% 16.46%
As % of the General category 36.00% 34.20% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 137
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 £42,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,750 £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
300 307 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.97% 32.66% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 242 261 248
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £66,500
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 23 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 23 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 57 £49,250 +40.71% 4
Dunstable 0 19 £50,000 +25.00%
Bedford -17 18 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 73 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.71%) Microsoft
3 57 (20.88%) PRINCE2
4 56 (20.51%) MS Excel
5 54 (19.78%) SQL
6 53 (19.41%) .NET
6 53 (19.41%) SQL Server
7 51 (18.68%) Banking
8 49 (17.95%) Project Management
9 45 (16.48%) C#
9 45 (16.48%) Change Management
10 44 (16.12%) Telecoms
10 44 (16.12%) Scrum
11 42 (15.38%) Oracle
11 42 (15.38%) Windows
12 38 (13.92%) MS Visio
12 38 (13.92%) MS Office
13 37 (13.55%) SLA
14 35 (12.82%) ASP.NET
15 32 (11.72%) ITIL
16 31 (11.36%) Service Delivery
17 29 (10.62%) SAP
18 28 (10.26%) Java
18 28 (10.26%) Business Analysis
19 27 (9.89%) Waterfall
19 27 (9.89%) Web Services
19 27 (9.89%) Firewall
20 26 (9.52%) IIS
20 26 (9.52%) HP
21 25 (9.16%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (9.52%) IIS
2 18 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.93%) Confluence
5 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 2 (0.73%) SAS
6 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.37%) Lync
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 56 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 38 (13.92%) MS Visio
2 38 (13.92%) MS Office
3 12 (4.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.03%) SAP FI
1 11 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (4.03%) SAP CO
2 9 (3.30%) Agresso
3 8 (2.93%) SAP CRM
3 8 (2.93%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (2.20%) Academy Housing
4 6 (2.20%) arcHouse
4 6 (2.20%) Cognos Planning
4 6 (2.20%) HFM
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.10%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.10%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.37%) Maximo
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.89%) Firewall
2 24 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.06%) DNS
4 19 (6.96%) VPN
4 19 (6.96%) Wireless
5 18 (6.59%) FTP
6 17 (6.23%) RIP
6 17 (6.23%) SSL
6 17 (6.23%) DWDM
6 17 (6.23%) MPLS
6 17 (6.23%) OSPF
6 17 (6.23%) BGP
6 17 (6.23%) EIGRP
6 17 (6.23%) HSRP
7 15 (5.49%) DHCP
8 5 (1.83%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.83%) LDAP
8 5 (1.83%) IPsec
9 4 (1.47%) SSH
9 4 (1.47%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.30%) SAP BI
5 8 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.56%) SAP BW
7 6 (2.20%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.83%) Big Data
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.37%) Essbase
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.40%) JIRA
2 10 (3.66%) PowerBuilder
3 9 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.93%) Moq
4 8 (2.93%) Subversion
5 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.47%) Toad
5 4 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
General
1 51 (18.68%) Banking
2 44 (16.12%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.96%) Back Office
4 18 (6.59%) Marketing
5 17 (6.23%) Retail
6 4 (1.47%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.10%) Law
7 3 (1.10%) Legal
7 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (26.74%) Analyst
2 48 (17.58%) Business Analyst
3 46 (16.85%) Developer
4 32 (11.72%) Project Manager
5 23 (8.42%) Architect
6 20 (7.33%) C# Developer
7 19 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.13%) Web Engineer
10 14 (5.13%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.76%) Network Specialist
11 13 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (4.03%) Technical Leader
14 9 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Technical Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.41%) .NET
2 35 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 27 (9.89%) Web Services
4 24 (8.79%) WCF
5 23 (8.42%) .NET Framework
6 20 (7.33%) LINQ
6 20 (7.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (5.13%) jQuery
7 14 (5.13%) COM
8 12 (4.40%) Middleware
8 12 (4.40%) HTML
9 11 (4.03%) XML
10 10 (3.66%) CSS
11 8 (2.93%) WinForms
11 8 (2.93%) ADO.NET
11 8 (2.93%) Classic ASP
11 8 (2.93%) WPF
11 8 (2.93%) Silverlight
11 8 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.93%) User Experience
2 8 (2.93%) N-Tier
2 8 (2.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.83%) PKI
5 4 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.10%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (0.73%) EMC Centera
7 2 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 2 (0.73%) NHS
7 2 (0.73%) Firmware
7 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.37%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (3.66%) UNIX
3 9 (3.30%) Linux
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.88%) PRINCE2
3 49 (17.95%) Project Management
4 45 (16.48%) Change Management
5 44 (16.12%) Scrum
6 32 (11.72%) ITIL
7 31 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 28 (10.26%) Business Analysis
9 27 (9.89%) Waterfall
10 25 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (8.06%) Programme Management
11 22 (8.06%) MVC
12 20 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (6.96%) PRINCE
13 19 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (6.23%) Process Improvement
14 17 (6.23%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (6.23%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.86%) Network Management
16 15 (5.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.78%) SQL
2 45 (16.48%) C#
3 28 (10.26%) Java
4 19 (6.96%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.86%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.66%) VB
8 9 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.56%) C
10 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.20%) ABAP
11 4 (1.47%) Python
11 4 (1.47%) C++
12 2 (0.73%) VBScript
12 2 (0.73%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) AWK
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (8.06%) CCNP
1 22 (8.06%) Degree
2 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.83%) MCSE
3 5 (1.83%) MCITP
4 4 (1.47%) CCDP
4 4 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.55%) SLA
2 18 (6.59%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) XenServer
4 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (5.86%) HP NNM
2 14 (5.13%) SCOM
3 13 (4.76%) MOM
4 5 (1.83%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.73%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.38%) Oracle
3 29 (10.62%) SAP
4 26 (9.52%) HP
5 25 (9.16%) Cisco
6 23 (8.42%) Juniper
6 23 (8.42%) F5
7 13 (4.76%) IBM
8 12 (4.40%) Civica
9 11 (4.03%) VMware
10 8 (2.93%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.93%) Cognos
11 7 (2.56%) Hyperion
12 6 (2.20%) Comino
12 6 (2.20%) Capita
12 6 (2.20%) Orchard
12 6 (2.20%) Anite
12 6 (2.20%) Northgate
13 5 (1.83%) CA
13 5 (1.83%) Dell
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