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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 13 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 135 102 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.98% 8.70% 11.05%
As % of the General category 44.55% 34.00% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 120 84 91
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
303 300 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.37% 25.58% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 252 258 270
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,600 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 68 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Luton -4 35 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Bedford -8 8 £43,250 -8.94%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 83 (30.18%) SQL
2 76 (27.64%) Banking
3 66 (24.00%) Oracle
4 52 (18.91%) Microsoft
5 51 (18.55%) PL/SQL
6 48 (17.45%) Project Management
6 48 (17.45%) Degree
6 48 (17.45%) Oracle Database
7 46 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (15.64%) ITIL
10 42 (15.27%) Java
11 41 (14.91%) .NET
12 35 (12.73%) Retail
13 32 (11.64%) Windows
14 31 (11.27%) PRINCE2
14 31 (11.27%) HTML
15 30 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (10.55%) SLA
16 29 (10.55%) Cisco
16 29 (10.55%) UNIX
16 29 (10.55%) MS Excel
17 28 (10.18%) XML
17 28 (10.18%) Mentoring
18 27 (9.82%) Shell Script
19 25 (9.09%) MS Office
19 25 (9.09%) Linux
20 24 (8.73%) CSS
20 24 (8.73%) Perl
20 24 (8.73%) Oracle RAC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (6.91%) IIS
2 18 (6.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.09%) MS Office
3 11 (4.00%) MS Project
4 10 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.64%) Agresso
2 7 (2.55%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.45%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.45%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.09%) SAP MM
4 3 (1.09%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.09%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.73%) SAP FI-AP
5 2 (0.73%) SAP FI-AR
6 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.55%) Firewall
2 16 (5.82%) AMQP
3 11 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.27%) Wireless
4 9 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.91%) DWDM
5 8 (2.91%) MPLS
6 7 (2.55%) OSPF
6 7 (2.55%) BGP
6 7 (2.55%) EIGRP
6 7 (2.55%) VPN
6 7 (2.55%) SSL
6 7 (2.55%) RIP
6 7 (2.55%) VRRP
6 7 (2.55%) HSRP
7 6 (2.18%) Network Security
8 5 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.45%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 20 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.09%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.09%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.36%) Essbase
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.64%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.27%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (1.45%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 76 (27.64%) Banking
2 35 (12.73%) Retail
3 15 (5.45%) Back Office
4 13 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.91%) Marketing
5 8 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.55%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.18%) Hindi Language
8 5 (1.82%) French Language
8 5 (1.82%) German Language
8 5 (1.82%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.73%) Automotive
10 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (22.91%) Analyst
2 50 (18.18%) Developer
3 33 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 26 (9.45%) Architect
5 23 (8.36%) Business Analyst
5 23 (8.36%) Administrator
6 19 (6.91%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.55%) UNIX Administrator
8 17 (6.18%) Applications Support
8 17 (6.18%) .NET Developer
9 16 (5.82%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (4.36%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (3.64%) Support Specialist
11 10 (3.64%) Lead Developer
11 10 (3.64%) Applications Support Specialist
11 10 (3.64%) Lead .NET Developer
12 9 (3.27%) Test Architect
12 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.27%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.91%) .NET
2 31 (11.27%) HTML
3 28 (10.18%) XML
4 24 (8.73%) CSS
5 20 (7.27%) XSL
5 20 (7.27%) XSLT
6 18 (6.55%) ASP.NET
7 16 (5.82%) JMS
7 16 (5.82%) REST
8 13 (4.73%) jQuery
9 11 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.00%) Web Services
9 11 (4.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.27%) CSS3
10 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.27%) HTML5
10 9 (3.27%) Entity Framework
11 8 (2.91%) Java EE
11 8 (2.91%) Middleware
11 8 (2.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.91%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.27%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.36%) EMC Centera
9 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.36%) Economics
9 1 (0.36%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.64%) Windows
2 29 (10.55%) UNIX
3 25 (9.09%) Linux
4 20 (7.27%) Solaris
5 11 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.36%) OS/400
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.45%) Project Management
2 46 (16.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (15.64%) ITIL
5 31 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 30 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (10.18%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.36%) Scrum
8 23 (8.36%) Change Management
9 21 (7.64%) CRM
10 20 (7.27%) UML
10 20 (7.27%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.27%) People Management
11 19 (6.91%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (6.91%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.55%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (6.18%) SDLC
14 16 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.18%) SQL
2 51 (18.55%) PL/SQL
3 42 (15.27%) Java
4 27 (9.82%) Shell Script
5 24 (8.73%) Perl
6 23 (8.36%) C#
7 19 (6.91%) Bash Shell
8 18 (6.55%) C-shell
8 18 (6.55%) AWK
8 18 (6.55%) Korn
9 15 (5.45%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.36%) VB
11 11 (4.00%) C
12 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.18%) C++
14 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.45%) Groovy
16 3 (1.09%) Python
17 2 (0.73%) VBScript
18 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (17.45%) Degree
2 18 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.45%) CCNP
6 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.55%) PMP
7 7 (2.55%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.18%) CCDP
9 4 (1.45%) CCNA
9 4 (1.45%) HND
9 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) HNC
10 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.36%) CCDE
10 1 (0.36%) MCSA
10 1 (0.36%) CCIE
10 1 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.55%) SLA
2 18 (6.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 24 (8.73%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (6.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (6.55%) Oracle RMAN
2 18 (6.55%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.55%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (24.00%) Oracle
2 52 (18.91%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.55%) Cisco
4 17 (6.18%) HP
5 13 (4.73%) Juniper
6 11 (4.00%) VMware
7 9 (3.27%) F5
8 8 (2.91%) Tieto
8 8 (2.91%) Citrix
9 7 (2.55%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (2.55%) Cognos
10 6 (2.18%) SAP
10 6 (2.18%) Akamai
11 4 (1.45%) Adobe
11 4 (1.45%) BEA
11 4 (1.45%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.73%) Northgate
14 1 (0.36%) Axway
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Montash
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + 20% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
The IT Recruitment Company
Salary: Plus many amazing benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Vehicle, Pension, Bonus, Health
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