The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 154 186 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.90% 10.11% 9.66%
As % of the General category 38.79% 30.19% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 131 120 136
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
397 616 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.10% 33.48% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 336 457 363
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region.

Finance Salary Trend in Cambridge

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 106 (35.22%) SQL
2 97 (32.23%) C#
2 97 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (31.89%) Degree
4 74 (24.58%) Software Engineering
5 69 (22.92%) Computer Science
5 69 (22.92%) OO
6 67 (22.26%) Mathematics
7 63 (20.93%) .NET
8 60 (19.93%) Telecoms
9 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
10 53 (17.61%) HTML
11 50 (16.61%) Microsoft
12 47 (15.61%) Java
13 45 (14.95%) JavaScript
13 45 (14.95%) Algorithms
14 42 (13.95%) C++
15 41 (13.62%) Risk Management
16 39 (12.96%) Project Management
17 37 (12.29%) Banking
18 36 (11.96%) Oracle
19 35 (11.63%) Linux
19 35 (11.63%) User Stories
20 32 (10.63%) UNIX
20 32 (10.63%) NUnit
21 31 (10.30%) Unit Testing
22 30 (9.97%) Financial Modelling
22 30 (9.97%) Statistics
22 30 (9.97%) CSS
22 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.98%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.32%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.32%) Apache
3 7 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.00%) CMS
4 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.66%) SAS
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Kentico
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.32%) SAP FI
1 10 (3.32%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (3.32%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.32%) HTTP
3 12 (3.99%) Internet
4 8 (2.66%) LAN
4 8 (2.66%) WAN
5 7 (2.33%) Skype
6 6 (1.99%) Wireless
7 4 (1.33%) Firewall
8 3 (1.00%) SMS
8 3 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.66%) NFC
9 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.66%) SSL
9 2 (0.66%) DNS
9 2 (0.66%) DHCP
9 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.32%) Big Data
3 10 (3.32%) MySQL
4 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.99%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.00%) MS Access
9 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.66%) QlikView
9 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.66%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (10.63%) NUnit
2 27 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.65%) Selenium
4 11 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.33%) LLVM
6 7 (2.33%) GCC
6 7 (2.33%) JIRA
7 5 (1.66%) MSTest
8 4 (1.33%) Hudson
8 4 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.33%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.00%) Subversion
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.66%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.33%) JMeter
11 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 60 (19.93%) Telecoms
2 37 (12.29%) Banking
3 15 (4.98%) Marketing
4 12 (3.99%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.65%) Electronics
6 10 (3.32%) Legal
7 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.33%) Billing
9 3 (1.00%) Games
9 3 (1.00%) Retail
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (35.55%) Developer
2 53 (17.61%) Analyst
3 39 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 38 (12.62%) Software Developer
5 29 (9.63%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.32%) Architect
8 16 (5.32%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 12 (3.99%) Agile C# Developer
10 12 (3.99%) Programmer
11 11 (3.65%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.32%) SAP Analyst
12 10 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.32%) Test Engineer
13 9 (2.99%) Senior Software Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.66%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.93%) .NET
2 53 (17.61%) HTML
3 30 (9.97%) CSS
4 24 (7.97%) WPF
5 22 (7.31%) XML
6 19 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 19 (6.31%) HTML5
7 17 (5.65%) jQuery
8 16 (5.32%) .NET Framework
9 15 (4.98%) WCF
10 14 (4.65%) CSS3
10 14 (4.65%) J2SE
10 14 (4.65%) J2EE
11 13 (4.32%) LINQ
12 9 (2.99%) Entity Framework
12 9 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.99%) RESTful
13 6 (1.99%) SOAP
13 6 (1.99%) Web Services
14 5 (1.66%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 67 (22.26%) Mathematics
3 45 (14.95%) Algorithms
4 30 (9.97%) Statistics
4 30 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (8.31%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.32%) Physics
7 10 (3.32%) Clustering
8 9 (2.99%) User Experience
9 6 (1.99%) DTV
10 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.33%) FMCG
11 4 (1.33%) Handset
12 3 (1.00%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.00%) Replication
12 3 (1.00%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.63%) Linux
2 32 (10.63%) UNIX
3 23 (7.64%) Windows
4 13 (4.32%) Mac OS X
5 10 (3.32%) Solaris
6 9 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (2.33%) Android
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.66%) CentOS
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.58%) Software Engineering
3 69 (22.92%) OO
4 41 (13.62%) Risk Management
5 39 (12.96%) Project Management
6 35 (11.63%) User Stories
7 31 (10.30%) Unit Testing
8 30 (9.97%) Financial Modelling
9 28 (9.30%) TDD
10 26 (8.64%) Multithreading
11 23 (7.64%) Software Architecture
11 23 (7.64%) Scrum
12 20 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (6.31%) Test Scripting
14 18 (5.98%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.98%) UML
15 17 (5.65%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.65%) Analytics
16 16 (5.32%) Test Strategy
16 16 (5.32%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.22%) SQL
2 97 (32.23%) C#
3 47 (15.61%) Java
4 45 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 42 (13.95%) C++
6 15 (4.98%) Python
7 11 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.32%) C
8 10 (3.32%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.33%) Delphi
9 7 (2.33%) VBA
10 6 (1.99%) PHP
11 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.66%) VB
12 4 (1.33%) Perl
13 3 (1.00%) F#
13 3 (1.00%) Ruby
14 2 (0.66%) R
14 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 96 (31.89%) Degree
2 12 (3.99%) PhD
3 8 (2.66%) APMP
3 8 (2.66%) CISSP
4 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.99%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) CISA
5 5 (1.66%) CISM
6 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.33%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.66%) LPIC
7 2 (0.66%) MCITP
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.66%) RHCE
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCT
8 1 (0.33%) HND
8 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.63%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) DO-160
System Software
1 9 (2.99%) KVM
2 7 (2.33%) QEMU
3 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.66%) iptables
4 2 (0.66%) Xen
4 2 (0.66%) Postfix
4 2 (0.66%) XenApp
4 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 50 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.96%) Oracle
3 27 (8.97%) SAP
4 26 (8.64%) TOWER Software
5 18 (5.98%) WorldPay
6 9 (2.99%) Sun
7 7 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.99%) Citrix
9 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.33%) VMware
10 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.00%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.66%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.66%) Remedy
11 2 (0.66%) BMC
12 1 (0.33%) AppSense
12 1 (0.33%) Brady
12 1 (0.33%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.33%) Symantec
12 1 (0.33%) Websense
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