Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 197 190 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.88% 11.70% 13.79%
As % of the General category 45.08% 34.48% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 173 193 277
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,950 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,200 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 437 551 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 39.66% 33.93% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 344 484 562
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,750 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +7 95 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Dunstable +5 60 £41,250 -14.95% 6
Bedford +20 20 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.83%) SQL
3 42 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (19.80%) Microsoft
5 38 (19.29%) Project Management
6 36 (18.27%) .NET
7 35 (17.77%) Java
8 34 (17.26%) Marketing
9 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
10 29 (14.72%) SDLC
10 29 (14.72%) C#
10 29 (14.72%) HTML
10 29 (14.72%) Oracle
10 29 (14.72%) CSS
11 28 (14.21%) Web Services
12 27 (13.71%) Retail
13 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
14 24 (12.18%) REST
15 23 (11.68%) HTML5
15 23 (11.68%) XML
16 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
17 21 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (10.66%) ISEB
18 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.15%) Banking
19 19 (9.64%) Windows
19 19 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (9.14%) SOAP
20 18 (9.14%) MVC
21 17 (8.63%) ITIL

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 6 (3.05%) IIS
1 6 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.03%) EngageOne
5 3 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Exstream
2 3 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) Firewall
2 4 (2.03%) SAN
3 3 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (1.02%) BGP
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.02%) DWDM
4 2 (1.02%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.02%) HSRP
4 2 (1.02%) MPLS
4 2 (1.02%) OSPF
4 2 (1.02%) SSL
4 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.02%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.51%) LAN
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.52%) MySQL
7 3 (1.52%) OLAP
8 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.02%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) HP UFT
1 8 (4.06%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (4.06%) Selenium
2 7 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.05%) Subversion
4 5 (2.54%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.52%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.52%) JIRA
6 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 3 (1.52%) Mockito
6 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (17.26%) Marketing
2 27 (13.71%) Retail
3 20 (10.15%) Banking
4 13 (6.60%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.06%) Legal
6 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.54%) Back Office
7 5 (2.54%) Publishing
8 3 (1.52%) Billing
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Front Office
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (21.83%) Developer
2 39 (19.80%) Analyst
3 28 (14.21%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.14%) Architect
4 18 (9.14%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.12%) Applications Developer
6 13 (6.60%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.09%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.09%) Web Applications Developer
8 10 (5.08%) Business IT Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 10 (5.08%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (4.06%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.06%) Angular Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.55%) Designer
10 7 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.55%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.27%) .NET
2 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
3 29 (14.72%) CSS
3 29 (14.72%) HTML
4 28 (14.21%) Web Services
5 24 (12.18%) REST
6 23 (11.68%) HTML5
6 23 (11.68%) XML
7 21 (10.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (9.14%) SOAP
9 17 (8.63%) CSS3
10 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.60%) Angular 2
12 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (6.09%) JSON
13 7 (3.55%) J2EE
13 7 (3.55%) jQuery
14 6 (3.05%) Java EE
14 6 (3.05%) JMS
14 6 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Virtual Team
2 15 (7.61%) User Experience
3 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.05%) Fintech
6 6 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.03%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.03%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.02%) iPhone
9 2 (1.02%) Linked Data
9 2 (1.02%) Social Media
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.51%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.64%) Windows
2 14 (7.11%) Unix
3 12 (6.09%) Linux
4 11 (5.58%) Solaris
5 8 (4.06%) Android
6 6 (3.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (19.29%) Project Management
4 29 (14.72%) SDLC
5 22 (11.17%) Business Analysis
6 18 (9.14%) MVC
7 17 (8.63%) ITIL
7 17 (8.63%) Translating Business Requirements
7 17 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.60%) Supplier Management
9 13 (6.60%) Test Strategy
9 13 (6.60%) Waterfall
10 12 (6.09%) DevOps
10 12 (6.09%) ETL
10 12 (6.09%) OO
11 11 (5.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.83%) SQL
2 35 (17.77%) Java
3 29 (14.72%) C#
4 20 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.60%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.57%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.03%) C
9 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.02%) ABAP
10 2 (1.02%) Go
10 2 (1.02%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.66%) ISEB
2 17 (8.63%) DBS Check
3 13 (6.60%) Degree
4 4 (2.03%) CCNP
4 4 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.02%) CCNA
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.51%) ACCA
7 1 (0.51%) APMP
7 1 (0.51%) CCDP
7 1 (0.51%) CIMA
7 1 (0.51%) PMP
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.12%) QA
2 13 (6.60%) SLA
3 4 (2.03%) PMO
4 2 (1.02%) COSHH
4 2 (1.02%) GMP
4 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.72%) Oracle
3 13 (6.60%) Cisco
3 13 (6.60%) VMware
4 10 (5.08%) Citrix
5 9 (4.57%) SAP
6 6 (3.05%) HP
7 4 (2.03%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.03%) CA
7 4 (2.03%) EMC
7 4 (2.03%) F5
7 4 (2.03%) OpenText
7 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.03%) Remedy
7 4 (2.03%) Tableau
8 3 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.52%) hybris
8 3 (1.52%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.52%) Perforce
8 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow