Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 2 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 183 180 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.18% 17.98% 11.38%
As % of the General category 56.13% 47.37% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 162 161 187
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,375 £72,500 £85,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 326 380 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 30.61% 37.96% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 221 311 438
Bedfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £34,174 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £84,050
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +3.26%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -1 91 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Bedford +12 56 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Dunstable -6 28 £46,500 +16.25% 4
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.14%) Line Management
3 40 (21.86%) Coaching
4 39 (21.31%) Programme Management
5 35 (19.13%) Windows
5 35 (19.13%) Office 365
6 28 (15.30%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (14.75%) Active Directory
8 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
8 26 (14.21%) Project Management
8 26 (14.21%) Retail
8 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (13.66%) Oracle
10 24 (13.11%) Java
10 24 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (12.57%) Migration
11 23 (12.57%) MPLS
11 23 (12.57%) IP Telephony
11 23 (12.57%) Email Migration
11 23 (12.57%) Workday
12 22 (12.02%) Marketing
13 20 (10.93%) Social Media
13 20 (10.93%) Windows 7
13 20 (10.93%) Email Marketing
13 20 (10.93%) PRINCE2
13 20 (10.93%) Windows 10
13 20 (10.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 20 (10.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 20 (10.93%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce

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 10 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.83%) SAS
3 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.64%) CMS
4 3 (1.64%) JBoss
4 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Confluence
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Infor M3
2 7 (3.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (2.73%) StreamServe
4 4 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.64%) HFM
5 3 (1.64%) Workday HCM
6 2 (1.09%) BPCS
6 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.09%) Lawson
7 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.55%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.13%) Office 365
2 26 (14.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (10.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (1.64%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.57%) IP Telephony
1 23 (12.57%) MPLS
2 10 (5.46%) DNS
3 8 (4.37%) Firewall
4 5 (2.73%) Skype
5 3 (1.64%) RIP
6 2 (1.09%) DHCP
6 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) Big Data
1 7 (3.83%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Maven
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 26 (14.21%) Retail
2 22 (12.02%) Marketing
3 11 (6.01%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.46%) Legal
5 5 (2.73%) Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Programme Manager
2 34 (18.58%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.29%) Analyst
4 16 (8.74%) Developer
4 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 14 (7.65%) Architect
5 14 (7.65%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.65%) Technical Architect
6 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.46%) J2EE Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.92%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.37%) Project Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.65%) Hibernate
1 14 (7.65%) Spring
2 11 (6.01%) AngularJS
2 11 (6.01%) CSS
2 11 (6.01%) HTML
2 11 (6.01%) HTML5
2 11 (6.01%) J2EE
3 7 (3.83%) Middleware
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.64%) Java EE
5 3 (1.64%) JAX-RS
5 3 (1.64%) JAX-WS
5 3 (1.64%) JSON
5 3 (1.64%) REST
5 3 (1.64%) SOAP
5 3 (1.64%) Web Services
5 3 (1.64%) XML
6 2 (1.09%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.55%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (10.93%) Social Media
2 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) Fat Client
2 15 (8.20%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.83%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.28%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.09%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.55%) Clustering
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.13%) Windows
2 20 (10.93%) Windows 10
2 20 (10.93%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.73%) Linux
5 3 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.14%) Line Management
3 40 (21.86%) Coaching
4 39 (21.31%) Programme Management
5 26 (14.21%) Project Management
6 24 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (12.57%) Email Migration
7 23 (12.57%) Migration
8 20 (10.93%) Email Marketing
8 20 (10.93%) PRINCE2
9 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
10 17 (9.29%) Change Control
10 17 (9.29%) Network Optimisation
11 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (7.65%) Scrum
12 14 (7.65%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (7.10%) Decision-Making
13 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
14 12 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.11%) Java
2 15 (8.20%) SQL
3 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.64%) Java 8
5 2 (1.09%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) ABAP
6 1 (0.55%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.83%) ISEB
2 6 (3.28%) Degree
3 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.19%) MBA
4 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.19%) PMP
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
5 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) SCCM
2 4 (2.19%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Observium
3 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (15.30%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.66%) Oracle
4 23 (12.57%) Workday
5 20 (10.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 15 (8.20%) Citrix
7 8 (4.37%) Infor
7 8 (4.37%) Sage
8 7 (3.83%) VMware
9 5 (2.73%) Dell
9 5 (2.73%) LogLogic
9 5 (2.73%) Qualys
9 5 (2.73%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.19%) SAP
10 4 (2.19%) Sophos
10 4 (2.19%) Veeam
11 3 (1.64%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.09%) Epicor
12 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.09%) Red Hat