Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Finance 39 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.06% 6.77% 6.42%
As % of the General category 59.09% 36.17% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 10
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +88.89%
10th Percentile £37,125 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,500 £88,375
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +11.11%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Bedford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 66 47 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 30.56% 18.73% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 90
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £33,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.93% -18.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £36,250 £17,875 £26,600
90th Percentile £65,625 £50,625 £55,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bedford over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (20.51%) SCCM
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
5 8 (20.51%) Office 365
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) C#
6 7 (17.95%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) Sophos
7 6 (15.38%) NetBackup
7 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (15.38%) MCSE
7 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.38%) SCOM
7 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 6 (15.38%) Veeam
7 6 (15.38%) Change Control
7 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Retail
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle

Finance
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) BPCS
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.13%) Lawson
1 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) Skype
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MSTest
1 4 (10.26%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
1 7 (17.95%) Developer
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 6 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (10.26%) WPF Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Ninject
2 4 (10.26%) Spring.NET
2 4 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (10.26%) WPF
3 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.26%) Social Network
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) CentOS
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 7 (17.95%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) Change Control
5 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) Process Management
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (10.26%) ITSM
7 4 (10.26%) Kanban
7 4 (10.26%) MVVM
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 6 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) Observium
3 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Sophos
3 6 (15.38%) Veeam
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Facebook
5 4 (10.26%) Twitter
6 2 (5.13%) Capita
6 2 (5.13%) Epicor
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) IFS
6 2 (5.13%) Infor
6 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
6 2 (5.13%) Sage
6 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.56%) Informatica