Period
to 19 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 132 173 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.76% 14.10% 14.00%
As % of the General category 44.00% 38.70% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 190
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,125 £31,250 £32,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,375 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 300 447 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.28% 36.43% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 232 309 546
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £76,875
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Bedfordshire

Finance
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -20 41 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Bedford +20 35 £55,000 +62.96% 7
Dunstable +7 33 £54,000 +13.68% 7
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £75,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (31.82%) ITIL
2 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.48%) Service Delivery
5 29 (21.97%) Change Management
6 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (17.42%) SaaS
8 22 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (14.39%) Oracle
11 19 (14.39%) Fintech
12 18 (13.64%) Marketing
12 18 (13.64%) TDD
13 17 (12.88%) Retail
13 17 (12.88%) Business Development
13 17 (12.88%) Degree
13 17 (12.88%) Windows
13 17 (12.88%) ISO 9001
14 16 (12.12%) Management Information System
15 15 (11.36%) Presales
15 15 (11.36%) Information Security
15 15 (11.36%) Banking
16 14 (10.61%) Logistics
16 14 (10.61%) ERP
16 14 (10.61%) GDPR
16 14 (10.61%) Supplier Relationship Management
17 13 (9.85%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (9.85%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
17 13 (9.85%) Contingency Planning

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (1.52%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.03%) Infor M3
3 3 (2.27%) StreamServe
4 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (17.42%) SaaS
3 20 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) IaaS
4 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 4 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Power BI
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.52%) Big Data
3 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.52%) QlikView
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.76%) GIS
4 1 (0.76%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) JIRA
2 8 (6.06%) MSTest
2 8 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Mockito
4 1 (0.76%) Subversion
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (13.64%) Marketing
2 17 (12.88%) Retail
3 15 (11.36%) Banking
4 8 (6.06%) Billing
5 5 (3.79%) Advertising
6 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Developer
2 16 (12.12%) Head of Managed Services
3 13 (9.85%) Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Release Manager
6 9 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.06%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (6.06%) WPF Developer
8 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Architect
9 6 (4.55%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (3.79%) Consultant
10 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) AngularJS
3 8 (6.06%) Ninject
3 8 (6.06%) REST
3 8 (6.06%) Spring.NET
3 8 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (6.06%) WPF
4 7 (5.30%) Web Services
5 4 (3.03%) CSS
5 4 (3.03%) HTML
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.27%) jQuery
6 3 (2.27%) Middleware
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.52%) Java EE
7 2 (1.52%) Spring
7 2 (1.52%) XML
7 2 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Fintech
2 16 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.85%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.06%) Social Network
6 6 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.52%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.88%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Solaris
3 9 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.82%) ITIL
2 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.48%) Service Delivery
4 29 (21.97%) Change Management
5 21 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (13.64%) TDD
7 17 (12.88%) Business Development
8 15 (11.36%) Information Security
8 15 (11.36%) Presales
9 14 (10.61%) ERP
9 14 (10.61%) Logistics
9 14 (10.61%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (9.85%) Contingency Planning
10 13 (9.85%) Mathematics
10 13 (9.85%) Project Management
10 13 (9.85%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 12 (9.09%) Release Management
11 12 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) SQL
2 11 (8.33%) C#
3 10 (7.58%) Java
4 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.55%) Java 8
6 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.52%) Python
7 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.52%) X++
8 1 (0.76%) ABAP
8 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.55%) MCSE
5 3 (2.27%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.52%) ACCA
6 2 (1.52%) CIMA
6 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNP
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) HNC
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (12.88%) ISO 9001
3 14 (10.61%) GDPR
4 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.27%) QA
6 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.52%) PMO
7 1 (0.76%) COSHH
7 1 (0.76%) HL7
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.76%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
1 2 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.39%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) Citrix
3 11 (8.33%) Micro Focus
4 8 (6.06%) Facebook
4 8 (6.06%) Twitter
5 5 (3.79%) Infor
6 4 (3.03%) Dell
6 4 (3.03%) Hyperion
6 4 (3.03%) LogLogic
6 4 (3.03%) Qualys
6 4 (3.03%) SAP
6 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.52%) Adobe
7 2 (1.52%) Epicor
7 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.52%) Remedy
7 2 (1.52%) Sage
7 2 (1.52%) Sophos
7 2 (1.52%) Veeam