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

Financial
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 30 50
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Finance 49 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 19.14% 5.28% 3.17%
As % of the General category 64.47% 31.11% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 23
Bedford median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +51.52% +53.49%
10th Percentile £35,212 £20,850 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £74,250 £77,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 45 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 29.69% 16.98% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 91
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £34,339 £18,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 19 (38.78%) Office 365
3 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.49%) Windows 10
5 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.41%) MPLS
6 10 (20.41%) SCCM
6 10 (20.41%) IP Telephony
6 10 (20.41%) Email Migration
7 9 (18.37%) VMware
7 9 (18.37%) Migration
7 9 (18.37%) Fat Client
7 9 (18.37%) Project Management
7 9 (18.37%) Citrix
7 9 (18.37%) Thin Client
7 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) Change Control
9 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.29%) ITIL
9 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.24%) Sophos

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 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BPCS
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.08%) Lawson
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Office 365
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) IP Telephony
1 10 (20.41%) MPLS
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Skype
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) RIP
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
1 2 (4.08%) MSTest
1 2 (4.08%) NUnit
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Assistant Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Head of IT
7 2 (4.08%) IT Director
7 2 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) Ninject
2 2 (4.08%) Spring.NET
2 2 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (4.08%) WPF
3 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Fat Client
1 9 (18.37%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Social Network
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows 10
2 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.41%) Email Migration
3 9 (18.37%) Migration
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (14.29%) Change Control
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.24%) Problem Management
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.16%) Process Management
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 3 (6.12%) Information Management
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.12%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Observium
3 1 (2.04%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Citrix
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Sophos
3 6 (12.24%) Veeam
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Epicor
5 2 (4.08%) Facebook
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) IFS
5 2 (4.08%) Infor
5 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Sage
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Twitter
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica