Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 19 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.39% 4.52% 3.38%
As % of the General category 42.22% 20.25% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 27
Bedford median annual salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £33,900 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £71,000 £54,300
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%

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 45 79 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 17.51% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 97
Bedford median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -2.44% -8.89%
10th Percentile £21,425 £27,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £60,750 £55,750 £56,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -1.10%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (36.84%) QA
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) User Experience
3 5 (26.32%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Statistics
4 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
5 3 (15.79%) GMP
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Legal

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 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Applications Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior UI Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior UI/UX Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Manager
4 3 (15.79%) UI Designer
4 3 (15.79%) UI/UX Designer
4 3 (15.79%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS3
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) Material Design
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
3 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Blog
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Photography
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
3 4 (21.05%) Statistics
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Web Design
4 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
4 3 (15.79%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) COSHH
2 3 (15.79%) GMP
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
2 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle