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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 146 156 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.42% 13.51% 12.67%
As % of the General category 45.63% 40.52% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120 148 114
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £74,950
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
320 385 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.41% 33.33% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 265 342 280
Average salary £40,000 £47,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,250
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 54 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Luton -7 42 £39,000 -17.89% 9
Bedford +2 13 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 91 (28.26%) SQL
2 65 (20.19%) Oracle
3 60 (18.63%) Project Management
4 57 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (16.77%) PL/SQL
6 52 (16.15%) MS Excel
6 52 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (15.84%) Java
8 50 (15.53%) Microsoft
9 47 (14.60%) Banking
10 46 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (13.35%) ITIL
11 43 (13.35%) Oracle Database
12 42 (13.04%) PRINCE2
13 39 (12.11%) XML
14 36 (11.18%) .NET
15 35 (10.87%) Mentoring
16 34 (10.56%) Change Management
17 33 (10.25%) Retail
18 29 (9.01%) XSL
18 29 (9.01%) XSLT
18 29 (9.01%) MS Office
19 28 (8.70%) C#
19 28 (8.70%) Scrum
20 27 (8.39%) Management Information System
21 26 (8.07%) Windows
21 26 (8.07%) SLA
21 26 (8.07%) Degree
21 26 (8.07%) SDLC
22 24 (7.45%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (6.21%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.42%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.42%) IIS
3 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.01%) MS Office
3 23 (7.14%) MS Project
4 14 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (5.59%) Cognos TM1
2 16 (4.97%) SAP CO
2 16 (4.97%) SAP FI
2 16 (4.97%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (3.11%) Agresso
4 6 (1.86%) SAP SD
4 6 (1.86%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.86%) SAP PS
4 6 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.55%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.24%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.55%) SaaS
2 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.21%) AMQP
2 18 (5.59%) Firewall
3 15 (4.66%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.42%) VPN
4 11 (3.42%) RIP
4 11 (3.42%) OSPF
4 11 (3.42%) BGP
4 11 (3.42%) EIGRP
4 11 (3.42%) Wireless
4 11 (3.42%) HSRP
5 10 (3.11%) SSL
6 9 (2.80%) DWDM
6 9 (2.80%) MPLS
6 9 (2.80%) Network Security
6 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (2.48%) VRRP
8 6 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.55%) Internet
10 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.35%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
3 21 (6.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 10 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.86%) SAP BI
7 6 (1.86%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.55%) Essbase
8 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.24%) Big Data
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.24%) OLAP
9 4 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.04%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.55%) LabVIEW
3 4 (1.24%) JIRA
3 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.93%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.62%) NUnit
5 2 (0.62%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.31%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.31%) JMeter
6 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (14.60%) Banking
2 33 (10.25%) Retail
3 11 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.48%) Back Office
6 7 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Marketing
7 6 (1.86%) Electronics
8 4 (1.24%) Legal
8 4 (1.24%) German Language
9 3 (0.93%) Hindi Language
9 3 (0.93%) French Language
9 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 79 (24.53%) Analyst
2 54 (16.77%) Developer
3 44 (13.66%) Project Manager
4 27 (8.39%) Business Analyst
5 24 (7.45%) Architect
6 23 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 17 (5.28%) Support Analyst
8 16 (4.97%) Applications Specialist
8 16 (4.97%) Support Specialist
8 16 (4.97%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (4.97%) Applications Support Specialist
9 15 (4.66%) Administrator
9 15 (4.66%) Consultant
10 12 (3.73%) Test Architect
11 11 (3.42%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.11%) Test Manager
13 9 (2.80%) IT Manager
13 9 (2.80%) Network Engineer
14 8 (2.48%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.48%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.11%) XML
2 36 (11.18%) .NET
3 29 (9.01%) XSL
3 29 (9.01%) XSLT
4 20 (6.21%) JMS
4 20 (6.21%) REST
5 18 (5.59%) HTML
5 18 (5.59%) ASP.NET
6 15 (4.66%) CSS
6 15 (4.66%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.04%) Web Services
8 12 (3.73%) Java EE
9 11 (3.42%) jQuery
9 11 (3.42%) JSP
9 11 (3.42%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.42%) Spring
10 9 (2.80%) JSF
10 9 (2.80%) Struts
11 8 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.24%) PKI
5 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.24%) Smartcard
6 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) User Experience
7 2 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.31%) PMI
8 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.31%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.31%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.07%) Windows
2 9 (2.80%) Solaris
3 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.17%) Linux
4 7 (2.17%) UNIX
5 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) OS/400
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.63%) Project Management
2 57 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (13.35%) ITIL
6 42 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 35 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 34 (10.56%) Change Management
9 28 (8.70%) Scrum
10 26 (8.07%) SDLC
11 22 (6.83%) Programme Management
11 22 (6.83%) Waterfall
11 22 (6.83%) UML
12 21 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (6.21%) CRM
13 20 (6.21%) ERP
13 20 (6.21%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.90%) People Management
15 18 (5.59%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (4.97%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.26%) SQL
2 54 (16.77%) PL/SQL
3 51 (15.84%) Java
4 28 (8.70%) C#
5 19 (5.90%) Shell Script
6 14 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.42%) C
8 8 (2.48%) C++
8 8 (2.48%) Perl
9 7 (2.17%) AWK
9 7 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.17%) Korn
9 7 (2.17%) C-shell
9 7 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.55%) Groovy
11 3 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
13 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
13 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (8.07%) Degree
2 19 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (5.28%) CCNP
5 10 (3.11%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.80%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.17%) PMP
7 7 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.17%) ISEB
8 6 (1.86%) HNC
8 6 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.55%) HND
9 5 (1.55%) CCNA
10 4 (1.24%) CCDP
10 4 (1.24%) CISSP
11 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.62%) CISM
13 1 (0.31%) GCIA
13 1 (0.31%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.07%) SLA
2 13 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.73%) QA
4 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.55%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.55%) JTAG
7 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (4.97%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (2.80%) HP NNM
2 7 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (20.19%) Oracle
2 50 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.45%) Cisco
4 23 (7.14%) SAP
4 23 (7.14%) HP
5 18 (5.59%) Cognos
6 15 (4.66%) Juniper
7 10 (3.11%) F5
8 9 (2.80%) Wall Street Systems
8 9 (2.80%) Hyperion
9 8 (2.48%) Tieto
10 6 (1.86%) IBM
11 5 (1.55%) BEA
12 4 (1.24%) Adobe
12 4 (1.24%) Sybase
12 4 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.24%) VMware
12 4 (1.24%) Tableau
13 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.93%) Akamai
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30k - £35k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Barclays
Salary: Highly Competitive + Flexible Hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 27 days ago