Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 20 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Finance 56 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 18.01% 7.96% 5.20%
As % of the General category 73.68% 50.00% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 48
Bedford median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +36.36% -12.00%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +31.15% -3.68% +5.56%

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 76 36 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 24.44% 15.93% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 63
Bedford median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -12.50% -5.88%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +6.95%

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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Office 365
3 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) IP Telephony
4 23 (41.07%) MPLS
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (41.07%) Email Migration
5 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 17 (30.36%) SCCM
6 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (26.79%) Migration
7 15 (26.79%) Thin Client
7 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
7 15 (26.79%) Citrix
7 15 (26.79%) Fat Client
8 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.43%) Change Control
9 12 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) DNS
11 9 (16.07%) Project Management
11 9 (16.07%) QA
12 8 (14.29%) Server Building
12 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 7 (12.50%) VMware
14 6 (10.71%) Sage
14 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
15 5 (8.93%) Skype

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 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) BPCS
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.57%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 32 (57.14%) Office 365
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) IP Telephony
1 23 (41.07%) MPLS
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) Skype
5 2 (3.57%) DHCP
5 2 (3.57%) RIP
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Project Manager
2 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Manager
2 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Project Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Assistant Project Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.57%) ERP Manager
9 2 (3.57%) ERP Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Head of IT
9 2 (3.57%) IT Director
9 2 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Fat Client
1 15 (26.79%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Email Migration
2 17 (30.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.79%) Migration
3 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
4 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (21.43%) Change Control
5 12 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Server Building
8 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.14%) Process Management
9 4 (7.14%) System Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Observium
3 1 (1.79%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Citrix
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Sage
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.14%) Sophos
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 4 (7.14%) Workday
6 2 (3.57%) Epicor
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) IFS
6 2 (3.57%) Infor
6 2 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) SAP