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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 146 143 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.46% 13.87% 12.24%
As % of the General category 48.67% 51.44% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124 129 118
Average salary £48,750 £40,958 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.02% -13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,100 £36,834
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
300 278 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.65% 26.96% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 249 245 274
Average salary £45,000 £40,958 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.86% -8.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Luton +3 60 £52,500 +28.18% 13
Dunstable +12 24 £47,500 +25.00% 2
Bedford -15 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 68 (23.69%) SQL
2 62 (21.60%) Oracle
3 56 (19.51%) MS Excel
4 51 (17.77%) PRINCE2
5 49 (17.07%) Banking
6 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (16.72%) SLA
7 47 (16.38%) ITIL
8 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
9 44 (15.33%) MS Office
10 43 (14.98%) Java
11 40 (13.94%) Change Management
12 39 (13.59%) Project Management
13 37 (12.89%) Cisco
14 36 (12.54%) PL/SQL
15 33 (11.50%) SAP
16 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (10.45%) HP
17 30 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
17 30 (10.45%) XML
17 30 (10.45%) Mentoring
18 29 (10.10%) Juniper
18 29 (10.10%) CCNP
18 29 (10.10%) Scrum
19 28 (9.76%) MS Visio
19 28 (9.76%) F5
20 27 (9.41%) Oracle Database
21 26 (9.06%) XSLT
21 26 (9.06%) Service Delivery
22 25 (8.71%) Firewall

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.74%) IIS
5 4 (1.39%) Confluence
5 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.05%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.70%) JBoss
7 2 (0.70%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.70%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.33%) MS Office
3 28 (9.76%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.57%) MS Project
5 6 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.70%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 24 (8.36%) Cognos TM1
2 22 (7.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (7.67%) SAP CO
2 22 (7.67%) SAP FI
3 11 (3.83%) Cognos Planning
4 9 (3.14%) Agresso
5 5 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.39%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (1.05%) Finacle
7 3 (1.05%) Summit
7 3 (1.05%) Temenos T24
7 3 (1.05%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.70%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.70%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.70%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.79%) SaaS
2 6 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.71%) TCP/IP
1 25 (8.71%) Firewall
2 24 (8.36%) OSPF
2 24 (8.36%) BGP
2 24 (8.36%) EIGRP
2 24 (8.36%) VPN
2 24 (8.36%) SSL
2 24 (8.36%) RIP
2 24 (8.36%) HSRP
3 23 (8.01%) Wireless
4 20 (6.97%) DWDM
4 20 (6.97%) MPLS
5 17 (5.92%) AMQP
6 9 (3.14%) SSH
7 8 (2.79%) FTP
8 7 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.74%) Network Security
9 5 (1.74%) PuTTY
9 5 (1.74%) WinSCP
10 4 (1.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.41%) Oracle Database
2 21 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.18%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.74%) SAP BI
6 5 (1.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.39%) Essbase
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.39%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) OLAP
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.05%) Big Data
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.83%) JIRA
2 9 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.79%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.74%) Toad
4 5 (1.74%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) NUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Subversion
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 49 (17.07%) Banking
2 25 (8.71%) Retail
3 16 (5.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.18%) Marketing
5 10 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.09%) Electronics
7 5 (1.74%) Back Office
7 5 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.70%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (26.83%) Analyst
2 36 (12.54%) Developer
3 33 (11.50%) Project Manager
4 24 (8.36%) Business Analyst
4 24 (8.36%) Applications Support
5 22 (7.67%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.32%) Consultant
7 20 (6.97%) Architect
8 19 (6.62%) Applications Specialist
8 19 (6.62%) Support Specialist
8 19 (6.62%) Applications Support Specialist
9 18 (6.27%) Cognos Developer
9 18 (6.27%) TM1 Developer
10 14 (4.88%) Network Specialist
11 13 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) SAP Support
13 11 (3.83%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (3.48%) Network Engineer
15 9 (3.14%) SAP Support Analyst
15 9 (3.14%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.45%) XML
2 26 (9.06%) XSLT
3 24 (8.36%) XSL
4 21 (7.32%) .NET
5 17 (5.92%) JMS
5 17 (5.92%) REST
6 13 (4.53%) Middleware
7 10 (3.48%) Java EE
7 10 (3.48%) Web Services
7 10 (3.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (3.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.44%) JSP
9 7 (2.44%) Struts
9 7 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.44%) Spring
9 7 (2.44%) JSF
9 7 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.39%) jQuery
11 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.83%) User Experience
2 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.74%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.70%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.70%) Replication
5 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.70%) PKI
5 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.35%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.35%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
6 1 (0.35%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.35%) CESG
6 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.23%) Windows
2 9 (3.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.79%) UNIX
4 4 (1.39%) Solaris
5 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.77%) PRINCE2
2 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.38%) ITIL
4 40 (13.94%) Change Management
5 39 (13.59%) Project Management
6 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (10.45%) Mentoring
8 29 (10.10%) Scrum
9 26 (9.06%) Service Delivery
10 24 (8.36%) Programme Management
11 23 (8.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.67%) Business Analysis
12 22 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.97%) Network Management
14 19 (6.62%) Risk Management
15 18 (6.27%) PRINCE
15 18 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (6.27%) Process Improvement
15 18 (6.27%) Waterfall
16 16 (5.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.69%) SQL
2 43 (14.98%) Java
3 36 (12.54%) PL/SQL
4 21 (7.32%) C#
5 13 (4.53%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.18%) C
7 11 (3.83%) C++
8 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.39%) Groovy
10 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.05%) Erlang
11 2 (0.70%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.70%) VBA
11 2 (0.70%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (10.10%) CCNP
3 23 (8.01%) Degree
4 10 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.14%) VCP4
6 6 (2.09%) ISEB
7 5 (1.74%) PMP
7 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.74%) CCDP
7 5 (1.74%) HNC
8 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.05%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.35%) HND
11 1 (0.35%) CCSP
11 1 (0.35%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (16.72%) SLA
2 11 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.48%) QA
4 5 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.74%) JTAG
5 2 (0.70%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (6.97%) HP NNM
2 5 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (21.60%) Oracle
2 45 (15.68%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.89%) Cisco
4 33 (11.50%) SAP
5 30 (10.45%) HP
6 29 (10.10%) Juniper
7 28 (9.76%) F5
8 24 (8.36%) Cognos
9 18 (6.27%) IBM
10 6 (2.09%) Pegasus
10 6 (2.09%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.74%) Sage
11 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.74%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.39%) Tableau
12 4 (1.39%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.39%) Sybase
13 3 (1.05%) BEA
13 3 (1.05%) Avaloq
13 3 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pro-rata, + bonus, health, pens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
People Source
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire / Buckinghamshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year plus Share Scheme + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago