Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 11 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 39 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 19.31% 18.72% 5.94%
As % of the General category 63.93% 61.29% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 9
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +44.74% -24.00%
10th Percentile £25,150 £39,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +12.24% -2.00%

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 61 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 30.20% 30.54% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 39
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +32.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £25,250 £36,250 £17,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £47,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 21 (53.85%) Office 365
2 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) QA
6 11 (28.21%) Service Management
6 11 (28.21%) Project Management
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
7 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
7 10 (25.64%) Apple
7 10 (25.64%) ITSM
7 10 (25.64%) Android
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (25.64%) SCCM
7 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) Skype
7 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
8 9 (23.08%) Mimecast
8 9 (23.08%) Software Delivery
8 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
8 9 (23.08%) Change Control
8 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
8 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Office 365
2 9 (23.08%) Mimecast
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Skype
2 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 6 (15.38%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.56%) Games
1 1 (2.56%) Hindi Language
1 1 (2.56%) Legal
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Process Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Process Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Technical Support
3 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Support
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Accountant
7 2 (5.13%) Assistant Accountant
7 2 (5.13%) Project Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.64%) Android
3 10 (25.64%) Mac OS X
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) ITSM
3 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
4 9 (23.08%) Change Control
4 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) Email Migration
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (5.13%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Apple
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) Sage
4 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.69%) Workday
5 2 (5.13%) Sun