Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 5 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 132 196 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 12.73% 17.31% 12.94%
As % of the General category 46.32% 44.04% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 116 160 171
Bedfordshire median annual salary £51,250 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.59% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,587 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.02% -9.50% -

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 285 445 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.48% 39.31% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 216 312 516
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,174 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £83,750
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Bedford +24 45 £42,500 -6.08% 3
Dunstable +1 37 £52,500 +10.53% 4
Luton -27 33 £71,250 +42.50% 12
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.70%) ITIL
3 24 (18.18%) SQL
4 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
5 21 (15.91%) Windows
6 20 (15.15%) Project Management
7 19 (14.39%) ERP
8 18 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (12.12%) Decision-Making
9 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.61%) Change Control
11 13 (9.85%) Manufacturing
11 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
11 13 (9.85%) Change Management
11 13 (9.85%) Degree
11 13 (9.85%) TDD
11 13 (9.85%) Information Security
12 12 (9.09%) Retail
12 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 12 (9.09%) Infor M3
12 12 (9.09%) Office 365
12 12 (9.09%) Infor
12 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (8.33%) Scrum
13 11 (8.33%) Oracle
14 10 (7.58%) Active Directory

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 (4.55%) SAS
2 3 (2.27%) JBoss
2 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Infor M3
2 8 (6.06%) StreamServe
3 6 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.52%) BPCS
5 2 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.52%) Lawson
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (9.09%) Office 365
2 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.06%) SaaS
4 3 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) IP Telephony
1 4 (3.03%) MPLS
2 3 (2.27%) RIP
3 2 (1.52%) DHCP
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) Skype
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) Big Data
2 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (1.52%) MSTest
3 2 (1.52%) NUnit
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (9.85%) Manufacturing
2 12 (9.09%) Retail
3 9 (6.82%) Banking
4 8 (6.06%) Legal
5 7 (5.30%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.61%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) Developer
3 11 (8.33%) Architect
4 9 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.30%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.55%) Assistant Project Manager
6 6 (4.55%) Big Data Manager
6 6 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Head of Managed Services
7 5 (3.79%) Information Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Security Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Service Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) AngularJS
1 8 (6.06%) Middleware
1 8 (6.06%) REST
1 8 (6.06%) Web Services
2 5 (3.79%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.27%) CSS
3 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.27%) HTML
3 3 (2.27%) Java EE
3 3 (2.27%) JAX-RS
3 3 (2.27%) JAX-WS
3 3 (2.27%) jQuery
3 3 (2.27%) JSON
3 3 (2.27%) SOAP
3 3 (2.27%) Spring
3 3 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (1.52%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.06%) Fintech
4 7 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.27%) NHS
6 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.52%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.52%) Social Network
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.91%) Windows
2 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.27%) CentOS
4 3 (2.27%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.70%) ITIL
3 20 (15.15%) Project Management
4 19 (14.39%) ERP
5 18 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (12.12%) Decision-Making
6 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.61%) Change Control
8 13 (9.85%) Change Management
8 13 (9.85%) Information Security
8 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
8 13 (9.85%) TDD
9 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (8.33%) Scrum
11 10 (7.58%) Innovative Thinking
12 9 (6.82%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.82%) Matrix Management
13 8 (6.06%) ITIL V3
13 8 (6.06%) SIEM
13 8 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.18%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) Java
3 8 (6.06%) Java 8
4 7 (5.30%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.79%) C#
6 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.52%) ABAP
7 2 (1.52%) Perl
7 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.55%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.03%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.27%) MBA
6 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.27%) PMP
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.76%) ACCA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) CCNP
8 1 (0.76%) CIMA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.06%) QA
3 5 (3.79%) ISO 9001
4 4 (3.03%) GDPR
5 3 (2.27%) PMO
6 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.76%) HL7
7 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
3 1 (0.76%) Observium
3 1 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Infor
3 11 (8.33%) Oracle
4 9 (6.82%) VMware
5 8 (6.06%) Dell
5 8 (6.06%) LogLogic
5 8 (6.06%) Qualys
5 8 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 8 (6.06%) Workday
6 7 (5.30%) Citrix
7 6 (4.55%) Sophos
7 6 (4.55%) Veeam
8 5 (3.79%) SAP
9 3 (2.27%) Epicor
9 3 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.27%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.27%) Sage
10 2 (1.52%) Capita
10 2 (1.52%) Facebook
10 2 (1.52%) Twitter