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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 37
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.60% 2.88% 3.91%
As % of the General category 23.33% 10.00% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 11
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30 60 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 24.00% 28.85% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 59 47
Median salary £31,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.87% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £62,850 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (43.75%) PRINCE2
1 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Remedy
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
4 3 (18.75%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Health and Safety Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
1 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) People Management
4 3 (18.75%) Process Management
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Remedy
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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