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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 71 125 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.06% 15.43% 14.63%
As % of the General category 36.79% 40.45% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 88 135
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 193 309 335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 30.06% 38.15% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 139 239 276
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 35 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Dunstable -10 18 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Bedford -7 9 £31,250 -55.35% 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 49 (26.63%) SQL
2 44 (23.91%) .NET
3 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.11%) ITIL
5 36 (19.57%) SQL Server
6 31 (16.85%) PRINCE2
7 30 (16.30%) C#
8 29 (15.76%) Banking
9 27 (14.67%) HTML
10 25 (13.59%) CSS
10 25 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (12.50%) Java
12 22 (11.96%) Problem Management
13 21 (11.41%) Marketing
14 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
15 19 (10.33%) Mentoring
15 19 (10.33%) MVC
16 18 (9.78%) Scrum
16 18 (9.78%) SLA
16 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
16 18 (9.78%) JavaScript
16 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
16 18 (9.78%) Oracle
17 17 (9.24%) Project Management
17 17 (9.24%) Retail
17 17 (9.24%) Analytics
17 17 (9.24%) jQuery
18 16 (8.70%) QA
18 16 (8.70%) High Availability
18 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related 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 9 (4.89%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.26%) IIS
4 3 (1.63%) Apache
4 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.80%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) Simulink
5 1 (0.54%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.09%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Exstream
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.54%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) Firewall
1 8 (4.35%) Wireless
2 7 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.80%) VoIP
3 6 (3.26%) BGP
3 6 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (3.26%) DWDM
3 6 (3.26%) EIGRP
3 6 (3.26%) HSRP
3 6 (3.26%) MPLS
3 6 (3.26%) OSPF
3 6 (3.26%) RIP
3 6 (3.26%) SSL
3 6 (3.26%) VPN
3 6 (3.26%) VRRP
4 2 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.09%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.09%) WAN
4 2 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.72%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.63%) Big Data
8 3 (1.63%) QlikView
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.09%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (1.09%) Sisense
10 1 (0.54%) Impala
10 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Selenium
2 7 (3.80%) Axure RP
2 7 (3.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.72%) Gradle
3 5 (2.72%) Maven
3 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.72%) WebStorm
4 3 (1.63%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 2 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.54%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (15.76%) Banking
2 21 (11.41%) Marketing
3 17 (9.24%) Retail
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Electronics
6 2 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (20.11%) Analyst
2 34 (18.48%) Developer
3 23 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 21 (11.41%) .NET Developer
4 21 (11.41%) Architect
5 18 (9.78%) Senior .NET Developer
6 16 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 15 (8.15%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.15%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (6.52%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.98%) Applications Specialist
11 10 (5.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Designer
12 9 (4.89%) Support Specialist
12 9 (4.89%) UX Designer
13 8 (4.35%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.91%) .NET
2 27 (14.67%) HTML
3 25 (13.59%) CSS
4 20 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET
6 17 (9.24%) jQuery
7 16 (8.70%) Web Services
8 13 (7.07%) CSS3
8 13 (7.07%) Hibernate
8 13 (7.07%) HTML5
8 13 (7.07%) Spring
9 12 (6.52%) Struts
10 11 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (4.89%) Java EE
12 9 (4.89%) XML
13 8 (4.35%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.35%) JSF
13 8 (4.35%) XSL
13 8 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.61%) Virtual Team
3 10 (5.43%) User Experience
4 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.35%) Linked Data
5 6 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.63%) NHS
8 2 (1.09%) Fintech
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Windows
2 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.11%) ITIL
3 31 (16.85%) PRINCE2
4 25 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (11.96%) Problem Management
6 19 (10.33%) Mentoring
6 19 (10.33%) MVC
7 18 (9.78%) Scrum
8 17 (9.24%) Analytics
8 17 (9.24%) Project Management
9 16 (8.70%) High Availability
10 15 (8.15%) DevOps
10 15 (8.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (8.15%) ERP
10 15 (8.15%) SOA
11 14 (7.61%) Software Delivery
11 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (7.61%) TOGAF
12 13 (7.07%) Supplier Management
12 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.63%) SQL
2 30 (16.30%) C#
3 23 (12.50%) Java
4 18 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.98%) C
6 9 (4.89%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.17%) Python
9 3 (1.63%) R
10 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.09%) VBA
11 1 (0.54%) Perl
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (7.61%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) CCNP
2 7 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) MCSD
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MOS
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.78%) SLA
2 16 (8.70%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.54%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
1 18 (9.78%) Oracle
2 10 (5.43%) HP
3 9 (4.89%) Adobe
4 7 (3.80%) BEA
4 7 (3.80%) Cisco
4 7 (3.80%) F5
4 7 (3.80%) Juniper
5 6 (3.26%) IBM
6 5 (2.72%) VMware
7 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.17%) CommVault
7 4 (2.17%) Dell
7 4 (2.17%) hybris
7 4 (2.17%) SAP
7 4 (2.17%) Veritas
8 3 (1.63%) Tableau
8 3 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.63%) webMethods
9 2 (1.09%) Sun
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + £75,000 + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £74000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 9 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 26 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Costa
Salary: Competitive salary, a very achievable yearly bonus, plenty of benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 26 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 26 days ago