Period
to 24 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 17 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 194 181 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.81% 11.27% 13.86%
As % of the General category 45.33% 34.28% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 171 191 282
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% +7.78% -9.55%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,000 £60,000
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 428 528 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 39.30% 32.88% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 340 465 568
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,900 £26,250
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 24 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 24 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 +9 93 £50,000 +25.00%
Dunstable +4 59 £40,000 -18.78% 7
Bedford +20 19 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (21.13%) SQL
4 39 (20.10%) Project Management
5 38 (19.59%) Microsoft
6 36 (18.56%) Marketing
7 35 (18.04%) Java
8 34 (17.53%) .NET
9 33 (17.01%) AngularJS
10 30 (15.46%) HTML
10 30 (15.46%) CSS
11 29 (14.95%) SDLC
12 28 (14.43%) Web Services
12 28 (14.43%) C#
12 28 (14.43%) Retail
13 27 (13.92%) Oracle
14 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
14 24 (12.37%) HTML5
15 23 (11.86%) REST
16 22 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (11.34%) Business Analysis
16 22 (11.34%) XML
17 21 (10.82%) ISEB
18 19 (9.79%) JavaScript
18 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (9.28%) CSS3
19 18 (9.28%) Windows
19 18 (9.28%) SOAP
19 18 (9.28%) Banking
19 18 (9.28%) MVC

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 (3.09%) IIS
1 6 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.06%) EngageOne
3 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Exstream
2 3 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) Firewall
2 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.55%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.03%) BGP
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.03%) DWDM
3 2 (1.03%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.03%) HSRP
3 2 (1.03%) MPLS
3 2 (1.03%) OSPF
3 2 (1.03%) SSL
3 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.55%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.55%) MySQL
7 3 (1.55%) OLAP
8 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.03%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.03%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.12%) HP UFT
1 8 (4.12%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (4.12%) Selenium
2 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.09%) Subversion
4 5 (2.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.55%) JIRA
6 3 (1.55%) JUnit
6 3 (1.55%) Mockito
6 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 36 (18.56%) Marketing
2 28 (14.43%) Retail
3 18 (9.28%) Banking
4 13 (6.70%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.64%) Legal
6 8 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.61%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.58%) Back Office
8 5 (2.58%) Publishing
9 3 (1.55%) Billing
10 2 (1.03%) Advertising
10 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (22.16%) Developer
2 39 (20.10%) Analyst
3 29 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 18 (9.28%) Architect
4 18 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.25%) Applications Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.19%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.19%) Web Applications Developer
8 11 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Business IT Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) IT Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) IT Business Analyst
10 8 (4.12%) Angular Developer
11 7 (3.61%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.09%) IT Project Manager
12 6 (3.09%) Junior
12 6 (3.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.53%) .NET
2 33 (17.01%) AngularJS
3 30 (15.46%) CSS
3 30 (15.46%) HTML
4 28 (14.43%) Web Services
5 24 (12.37%) HTML5
6 23 (11.86%) REST
7 22 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (11.34%) XML
8 18 (9.28%) CSS3
8 18 (9.28%) SOAP
9 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET
10 13 (6.70%) Angular 2
11 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (6.19%) JSON
12 7 (3.61%) J2EE
12 7 (3.61%) jQuery
13 6 (3.09%) JMS
14 5 (2.58%) Spring
14 5 (2.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.25%) Virtual Team
2 15 (7.73%) User Experience
3 14 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.06%) Fintech
9 3 (1.55%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.55%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.55%) iPhone
9 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.55%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.03%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.03%) Social Media
11 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) Unix
3 12 (6.19%) Linux
4 10 (5.15%) Solaris
5 9 (4.64%) Android
6 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (20.10%) Project Management
4 29 (14.95%) SDLC
5 22 (11.34%) Business Analysis
6 18 (9.28%) MVC
7 17 (8.76%) Translating Business Requirements
8 16 (8.25%) ITIL
8 16 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.22%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.70%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.70%) Supplier Management
11 13 (6.70%) Test Strategy
11 13 (6.70%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.19%) DevOps
12 12 (6.19%) ETL
12 12 (6.19%) OO
13 11 (5.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.13%) SQL
2 35 (18.04%) Java
3 28 (14.43%) C#
4 19 (9.79%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.70%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.06%) C
9 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.03%) ABAP
10 2 (1.03%) Go
10 2 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.82%) ISEB
2 17 (8.76%) DBS Check
3 14 (7.22%) Degree
4 4 (2.06%) CCNP
4 4 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.03%) CCNA
6 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.52%) ACCA
7 1 (0.52%) APMP
7 1 (0.52%) CCDP
7 1 (0.52%) CIMA
7 1 (0.52%) PMP
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.76%) QA
2 12 (6.19%) SLA
3 4 (2.06%) PMO
4 3 (1.55%) COSHH
4 3 (1.55%) GMP
5 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.92%) Oracle
3 13 (6.70%) Cisco
4 12 (6.19%) VMware
5 9 (4.64%) Citrix
5 9 (4.64%) SAP
6 6 (3.09%) HP
7 4 (2.06%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.06%) CA
7 4 (2.06%) F5
7 4 (2.06%) OpenText
7 4 (2.06%) Remedy
7 4 (2.06%) Tableau
8 3 (1.55%) Apple
8 3 (1.55%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.55%) hybris
8 3 (1.55%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.55%) Perforce
8 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow