The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 16 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.97% 12.22% 5.36%
As % of the General category 53.33% 45.83% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 13
Median salary £31,250 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.35% +47.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £48,300 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £74,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15 48 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 11.19% 26.67% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £40,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bedford

Finance
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Bedford.

Salary trend for Finance in Bedford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) Virtual Team
5 8 (34.78%) Workflow
5 8 (34.78%) UML
5 8 (34.78%) RUP
5 8 (34.78%) ERP
6 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
6 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) CommVault
7 4 (17.39%) Veritas
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
7 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Programme Governance
8 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team Management
8 2 (8.70%) Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) Windows
9 1 (4.35%) HTTP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Health and Safety Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Operations Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Storage Manager
5 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Virtual Team
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) ERP
3 8 (34.78%) RUP
3 8 (34.78%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Workflow
4 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
4 7 (30.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (17.39%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) Informatics
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
1 4 (17.39%) CommVault
1 4 (17.39%) Dell
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Veritas
1 4 (17.39%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.35%) webMethods
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