Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 165 169 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.60% 11.59% 13.46%
As % of the General category 49.40% 36.27% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 155 186 228
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £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 334 466 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 37.66% 31.96% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 305 401 548
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,025
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +12 63 £55,000 +66.67% 12
Dunstable +2 52 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Bedford +26 30 £55,000 +66.67% 9
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £75,000 -
Finance
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 52 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
3 37 (22.42%) Java
4 33 (20.00%) Marketing
5 31 (18.79%) ITIL
6 30 (18.18%) Project Management
7 29 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (16.36%) Change Management
8 27 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (15.76%) AngularJS
10 25 (15.15%) Oracle
11 24 (14.55%) SQL
11 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
12 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (13.94%) REST
13 22 (13.33%) Banking
14 21 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (12.12%) Business Development
15 20 (12.12%) HTML
15 20 (12.12%) CSS
16 19 (11.52%) Web Services
16 19 (11.52%) XML
16 19 (11.52%) Windows
16 19 (11.52%) CSS3
16 19 (11.52%) HTML5
16 19 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (10.91%) Presales
17 18 (10.91%) ISO 9001
17 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
17 18 (10.91%) .NET

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 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.82%) EngageOne
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.88%) SaaS
4 5 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.03%) IaaS
4 5 (3.03%) PaaS
5 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.21%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) BGP
4 1 (0.61%) DWDM
4 1 (0.61%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.61%) HSRP
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) OSPF
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.85%) Power BI
4 5 (3.03%) MarkLogic
4 5 (3.03%) MySQL
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) OLAP
7 2 (1.21%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.03%) JUnit
2 5 (3.03%) Mockito
2 5 (3.03%) Subversion
3 4 (2.42%) MSTest
3 4 (2.42%) NUnit
4 3 (1.82%) JIRA
5 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (20.00%) Marketing
2 22 (13.33%) Banking
3 18 (10.91%) Retail
4 13 (7.88%) Retail Banking
5 11 (6.67%) Legal
6 10 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.85%) Billing
8 7 (4.24%) Publishing
9 5 (3.03%) Advertising
10 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.61%) Games
11 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (21.82%) Developer
2 26 (15.76%) Analyst
3 17 (10.30%) Web Developer
4 16 (9.70%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Head of Managed Services
4 16 (9.70%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.88%) Applications Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Web Applications Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Consultant
8 7 (4.24%) Designer
8 7 (4.24%) Senior Designer
8 7 (4.24%) Senior UX Designer
8 7 (4.24%) UX Designer
9 6 (3.64%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Senior UI Designer
9 6 (3.64%) Senior UI/UX Designer
9 6 (3.64%) UI Designer
9 6 (3.64%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.76%) AngularJS
2 23 (13.94%) REST
3 20 (12.12%) CSS
3 20 (12.12%) HTML
4 19 (11.52%) CSS3
4 19 (11.52%) HTML5
4 19 (11.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (11.52%) Web Services
4 19 (11.52%) XML
5 18 (10.91%) .NET
6 17 (10.30%) SOAP
7 13 (7.88%) Angular 2
8 12 (7.27%) JSON
9 7 (4.24%) XSLT
10 6 (3.64%) Java EE
10 6 (3.64%) Material Design
10 6 (3.64%) Spring
10 6 (3.64%) WPF
11 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.30%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.09%) Fintech
3 14 (8.48%) Data Centre
3 14 (8.48%) Virtual Team
4 13 (7.88%) User Experience
5 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.03%) Graphic Design
8 5 (3.03%) iPhone
9 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.42%) Social Network
10 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.21%) Linked Data
12 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.61%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.52%) Windows
2 14 (8.48%) Solaris
3 9 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.85%) Linux
5 6 (3.64%) Android
5 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.42%) Unix
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) ITIL
3 30 (18.18%) Project Management
4 27 (16.36%) Change Management
4 27 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.55%) Service Delivery
6 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (12.12%) Business Development
8 18 (10.91%) Presales
9 15 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.88%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.27%) BCP
11 12 (7.27%) Contingency Planning
11 12 (7.27%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 12 (7.27%) Strategic Planning
12 11 (6.67%) Information Security
12 11 (6.67%) OO
12 11 (6.67%) SDLC
12 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.42%) Java
2 24 (14.55%) SQL
3 13 (7.88%) TypeScript
4 11 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (4.24%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.82%) C
8 3 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (1.21%) Go
9 2 (1.21%) X++
10 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) DBS Check
2 11 (6.67%) Degree
3 7 (4.24%) ISEB
4 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.03%) PMP
5 4 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (1.21%) ACCA
7 2 (1.21%) CCNP
7 2 (1.21%) CIMA
7 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.61%) APMP
8 1 (0.61%) CCDP
8 1 (0.61%) HNC
8 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) ISO 9001
1 18 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.88%) GDPR
3 10 (6.06%) QA
4 6 (3.64%) COSHH
4 6 (3.64%) SLA
5 5 (3.03%) GMP
6 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.61%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.61%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.15%) Oracle
3 10 (6.06%) Citrix
3 10 (6.06%) Micro Focus
4 9 (5.45%) SAP
5 6 (3.64%) Apple
6 4 (2.42%) Facebook
6 4 (2.42%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.42%) Twitter
7 3 (1.82%) CA
7 3 (1.82%) OpenText
7 3 (1.82%) Tableau
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) Epicor
8 2 (1.21%) F5
8 2 (1.21%) Infor
8 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.21%) Sage
9 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto