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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 124 143 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.33% 14.36% 11.77%
As % of the General category 48.63% 55.64% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 106 118 119
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
255 257 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.42% 25.80% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 219 215 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.01% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +15 39 £54,000 +27.05% 7
Dunstable +11 35 £50,000 +30.71%
Bedford -27 22 £46,250 +8.82%
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.27%) SQL
3 52 (22.51%) SLA
4 51 (22.08%) Oracle
5 48 (20.78%) PRINCE2
6 46 (19.91%) Banking
7 45 (19.48%) MS Office
7 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
8 44 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 43 (18.61%) ITIL
10 41 (17.75%) Cisco
10 41 (17.75%) Scrum
11 40 (17.32%) Change Management
12 37 (16.02%) Service Delivery
13 35 (15.15%) HP
14 32 (13.85%) MS Visio
14 32 (13.85%) CCNP
14 32 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
14 32 (13.85%) Juniper
14 32 (13.85%) F5
15 30 (12.99%) Java
15 30 (12.99%) Project Management
16 28 (12.12%) TCP/IP
16 28 (12.12%) VPN
16 28 (12.12%) Firewall
17 27 (11.69%) C#
17 27 (11.69%) .NET
17 27 (11.69%) SQL Server
17 27 (11.69%) RIP
17 27 (11.69%) SSL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (5.19%) IIS
2 11 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.46%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.46%) Confluence
5 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.30%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.87%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 45 (19.48%) MS Office
2 44 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 32 (13.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.60%) MS Project
5 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (6.49%) Cognos TM1
2 13 (5.63%) SAP CO
2 13 (5.63%) SAP FI
2 13 (5.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (4.33%) Cognos Planning
4 8 (3.46%) Agresso
5 4 (1.73%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.87%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.87%) Summit
7 2 (0.87%) Finacle
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.87%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.43%) Maximo
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.90%) SaaS
2 8 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 28 (12.12%) VPN
1 28 (12.12%) Firewall
2 27 (11.69%) Wireless
2 27 (11.69%) HSRP
2 27 (11.69%) SSL
2 27 (11.69%) OSPF
2 27 (11.69%) BGP
2 27 (11.69%) EIGRP
2 27 (11.69%) RIP
3 25 (10.82%) DWDM
3 25 (10.82%) MPLS
4 16 (6.93%) FTP
5 10 (4.33%) SSH
6 9 (3.90%) DNS
7 8 (3.46%) DHCP
7 8 (3.46%) AMQP
7 8 (3.46%) PuTTY
7 8 (3.46%) WinSCP
8 5 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.26%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.73%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.30%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.87%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.36%) JIRA
2 12 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.90%) LoadRunner
4 8 (3.46%) Toad
5 5 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.16%) Subversion
6 3 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.30%) Moq
7 2 (0.87%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (19.91%) Banking
2 18 (7.79%) Retail
2 18 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.36%) Marketing
4 11 (4.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Avionics
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (20.78%) Analyst
2 37 (16.02%) Developer
3 24 (10.39%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.23%) Architect
6 18 (7.79%) Network Specialist
7 15 (6.49%) Cognos Developer
7 15 (6.49%) TM1 Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.19%) Support Specialist
10 12 (5.19%) Applications Support Specialist
10 12 (5.19%) Consultant
10 12 (5.19%) Applications Specialist
11 11 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.69%) .NET
2 20 (8.66%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.36%) Middleware
4 14 (6.06%) XML
4 14 (6.06%) XSLT
5 13 (5.63%) Web Services
5 13 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (5.19%) XSL
7 11 (4.76%) jQuery
7 11 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 11 (4.76%) WCF
8 8 (3.46%) LINQ
8 8 (3.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (3.46%) REST
8 8 (3.46%) JMS
8 8 (3.46%) COM
9 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.60%) Java EE
10 4 (1.73%) JSP
10 4 (1.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
1 15 (6.49%) User Experience
2 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.16%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.73%) Replication
5 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.87%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.87%) EMC Centera
6 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.87%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.87%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) CESG
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) PMI
7 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.36%) Windows
2 13 (5.63%) UNIX
3 12 (5.19%) Linux
4 4 (1.73%) Solaris
5 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.78%) PRINCE2
3 43 (18.61%) ITIL
4 41 (17.75%) Scrum
5 40 (17.32%) Change Management
6 37 (16.02%) Service Delivery
7 30 (12.99%) Project Management
8 26 (11.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (10.82%) Network Management
10 23 (9.96%) Waterfall
10 23 (9.96%) PRINCE
10 23 (9.96%) Process Improvement
11 18 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.36%) Business Analysis
12 17 (7.36%) MVC
12 17 (7.36%) Test Strategy
12 17 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.27%) SQL
2 30 (12.99%) Java
3 27 (11.69%) C#
4 23 (9.96%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.36%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.33%) C
8 8 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.03%) C++
10 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.30%) Erlang
11 3 (1.30%) Groovy
12 2 (0.87%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (13.85%) CCNP
1 32 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (11.26%) Degree
3 5 (2.16%) CCDP
4 4 (1.73%) PMP
4 4 (1.73%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (22.51%) SLA
2 10 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.90%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (10.82%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.46%) SCOM
2 8 (3.46%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.30%) MOM
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 51 (22.08%) Oracle
2 45 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 41 (17.75%) Cisco
4 35 (15.15%) HP
5 32 (13.85%) Juniper
5 32 (13.85%) F5
6 20 (8.66%) SAP
7 15 (6.49%) Cognos
7 15 (6.49%) IBM
8 8 (3.46%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.60%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.60%) Pegasus
10 5 (2.16%) Sage
11 4 (1.73%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.73%) VMware
12 3 (1.30%) Lumesse
13 2 (0.87%) Fiserv
13 2 (0.87%) Avaloq
13 2 (0.87%) NetApp
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
Luton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Caddington, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Salary: £Excellent Salary OTE 25.5K
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 16 days ago
Luton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Ireland, Bedfordshire
Pentasia Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago