Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Finance 34 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 20.00% 6.37% 8.21%
As % of the General category 61.82% 42.11% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 18
Bedford median annual salary £55,000 £33,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -37.14% +23.53%
10th Percentile £42,000 £21,675 £32,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £37,500 £76,125
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

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 55 38 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 32.35% 15.14% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 84
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,450 £25,225
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,250 £70,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) .NET
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.65%) MCSE
8 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (17.65%) NUnit
8 6 (17.65%) Billing
8 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (17.65%) MSTest
8 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) Spring.NET
8 6 (17.65%) Social Network
8 6 (17.65%) WPF
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration

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:

Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Power BI
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MSTest
1 6 (17.65%) NUnit
General
1 6 (17.65%) Billing
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 6 (17.65%) C# WPF Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) WPF Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Applications Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior UI Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior UI/UX Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior UX Designer
3 3 (8.82%) UI Designer
3 3 (8.82%) UI/UX Designer
3 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Ninject
2 6 (17.65%) Spring.NET
2 6 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (17.65%) WPF
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (8.82%) CSS3
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 3 (8.82%) Material Design
3 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (17.65%) Social Network
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.65%) Kanban
6 6 (17.65%) MVVM
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Runbook
8 4 (11.76%) QMS
9 3 (8.82%) Data Management
9 3 (8.82%) SOLID
9 3 (8.82%) Statistics
9 3 (8.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCSE
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) COSHH
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) GMP
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Facebook
2 6 (17.65%) Twitter
3 3 (8.82%) Apple
3 3 (8.82%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle