Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 35 48
Rank change year-on-year +28 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 30 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 15.79% 6.13% 4.35%
As % of the General category 56.60% 41.30% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 50 28
Bedford median annual salary £55,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -22.35% -10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £70,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 53 46 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.89% 14.84% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 80
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,500 £32,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £65,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) QA
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (26.67%) User Experience
4 7 (23.33%) QMS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Legal
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) Apple
5 6 (20.00%) Statistics
5 6 (20.00%) Marketing
5 6 (20.00%) Billing
5 6 (20.00%) Data Management
5 6 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 5 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) IaaS
2 5 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Power BI
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MSTest
1 4 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Legal
2 6 (20.00%) Billing
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Senior Applications Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Senior Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Senior UI Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Senior UX Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 6 (20.00%) UI Designer
1 6 (20.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 6 (20.00%) UX Designer
2 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) WPF Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) CSS3
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) HTML5
1 6 (20.00%) Material Design
1 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (13.33%) Ninject
2 4 (13.33%) Spring.NET
2 4 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (13.33%) WPF
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 5 (16.67%) iPhone
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (13.33%) Social Network
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Android
3 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) QMS
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Data Management
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 6 (20.00%) Statistics
4 6 (20.00%) Web Design
4 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 5 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) Runbook
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (13.33%) Kanban
6 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) COSHH
3 5 (16.67%) GMP
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) PA-DSS
4 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (13.33%) Facebook
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter
4 3 (10.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle