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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 231 191 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.14% 12.21% 14.41%
As % of the General category 34.02% 39.71% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 177 167 229
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
679 481 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.62% 30.75% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 481 410 458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,712
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 174 (42.03%) SQL
2 122 (29.47%) Degree
3 120 (28.99%) Software Engineering
4 114 (27.54%) C#
5 103 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (24.64%) .NET
7 100 (24.15%) Telecoms
8 91 (21.98%) Java
9 89 (21.50%) Computer Science
10 78 (18.84%) Oracle
11 75 (18.12%) SQL Server
11 75 (18.12%) C++
12 73 (17.63%) Mathematics
13 71 (17.15%) Linux
14 67 (16.18%) JavaScript
15 59 (14.25%) OO
16 58 (14.01%) UNIX
17 56 (13.53%) HTML
18 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET
19 41 (9.90%) Banking
20 40 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (9.18%) Microsoft
22 37 (8.94%) MVC
23 36 (8.70%) TDD
23 36 (8.70%) WCF
24 35 (8.45%) jQuery
25 34 (8.21%) Risk Management
25 34 (8.21%) Internet
25 34 (8.21%) MS Excel
26 32 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (6.28%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.62%) Apache
3 13 (3.14%) IIS
4 12 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.97%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.83%) MS Office
3 7 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.11%) SunGard APT
2 16 (3.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle 11i
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (1.21%) Endur
6 3 (0.72%) FastVal
7 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.21%) Internet
2 16 (3.86%) Wireless
3 13 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.66%) Intranet
5 4 (0.97%) PSTN
5 4 (0.97%) VoIP
5 4 (0.97%) HTTP
6 3 (0.72%) LDAP
6 3 (0.72%) DNS
7 2 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) TETRA
8 1 (0.24%) NFC
8 1 (0.24%) 4G
8 1 (0.24%) 2G
8 1 (0.24%) WAN
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
8 1 (0.24%) SMS
8 1 (0.24%) Extranet
8 1 (0.24%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.35%) MySQL
3 15 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 10 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.45%) SAP BI
9 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.21%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.21%) Big Data
10 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.90%) LLVM
2 12 (2.90%) GCC
3 10 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.42%) NUnit
4 9 (2.17%) Subversion
4 9 (2.17%) Hudson
4 9 (2.17%) MSTest
4 9 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.17%) Selenium
5 8 (1.93%) JIRA
6 5 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.97%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.48%) TestNG
9 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.24%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.24%) JMeter
General
1 100 (24.15%) Telecoms
2 41 (9.90%) Banking
3 27 (6.52%) Marketing
4 26 (6.28%) Manufacturing
5 18 (4.35%) Electronics
6 13 (3.14%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.66%) Military
8 6 (1.45%) Advertising
8 6 (1.45%) Publishing
9 5 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.21%) Legal
10 4 (0.97%) French Language
10 4 (0.97%) German Language
10 4 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.97%) Back Office
10 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Retail
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 164 (39.61%) Developer
2 57 (13.77%) Software Engineer
3 39 (9.42%) C# Developer
4 37 (8.94%) Junior
5 29 (7.00%) Analyst
5 29 (7.00%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (6.76%) Software Developer
7 26 (6.28%) Support Engineer
8 23 (5.56%) Architect
9 22 (5.31%) Java Developer
10 21 (5.07%) Graduate
11 19 (4.59%) .NET Developer
12 18 (4.35%) Test Engineer
12 18 (4.35%) Consultant
13 17 (4.11%) Quantitative Developer
14 16 (3.86%) Network Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Junior Network Engineer
15 15 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (3.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (24.64%) .NET
2 56 (13.53%) HTML
3 46 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 36 (8.70%) WCF
5 35 (8.45%) jQuery
6 32 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (6.28%) CSS
8 25 (6.04%) XML
9 23 (5.56%) LINQ
10 20 (4.83%) Ajax
11 19 (4.59%) Web Services
12 17 (4.11%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.86%) HTML5
14 15 (3.62%) J2EE
15 14 (3.38%) LINQ to SQL
16 11 (2.66%) CGI
17 9 (2.17%) CSS3
18 6 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 6 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.50%) Computer Science
2 73 (17.63%) Mathematics
3 40 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.76%) Hedge funds
5 19 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.35%) Physics
7 16 (3.86%) DTV
8 12 (2.90%) Wiki
8 12 (2.90%) Open Source
9 11 (2.66%) Chip and PIN
10 6 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.21%) PKI
11 5 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.97%) User Experience
12 4 (0.97%) Derivative
13 3 (0.72%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.72%) Clustering
13 3 (0.72%) Pharmacovigilance
14 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.15%) Linux
2 58 (14.01%) UNIX
3 31 (7.49%) Windows
4 22 (5.31%) Solaris
5 15 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.66%) Android
7 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (28.99%) Software Engineering
2 103 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (14.25%) OO
4 37 (8.94%) MVC
5 36 (8.70%) TDD
6 34 (8.21%) Risk Management
7 29 (7.00%) Scrum
7 29 (7.00%) Programme Management
7 29 (7.00%) Mentoring
8 27 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (5.80%) Project Management
10 23 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 21 (5.07%) OOP
11 21 (5.07%) Financial Modelling
12 20 (4.83%) Analytics
13 19 (4.59%) OOD
14 17 (4.11%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.86%) Workflow
15 16 (3.86%) Regression Testing
15 16 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.03%) SQL
2 114 (27.54%) C#
3 91 (21.98%) Java
4 75 (18.12%) C++
5 67 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.00%) Python
7 25 (6.04%) Perl
8 18 (4.35%) C
9 14 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.90%) Delphi
11 11 (2.66%) VB
12 10 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.69%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.45%) VBA
15 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.21%) PHP
17 4 (0.97%) VB6
18 3 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 122 (29.47%) Degree
2 19 (4.59%) PhD
3 16 (3.86%) CCNA
3 16 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.69%) CISSP
6 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.45%) ISEB
7 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CIMA
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.24%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.04%) QA
2 9 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.72%) GAMP
4 3 (0.72%) GCP
4 3 (0.72%) GMP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.90%) QEMU
2 12 (2.90%) KVM
3 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Puppet
1 7 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (18.84%) Oracle
2 38 (9.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.52%) SAP
4 17 (4.11%) Sun
4 17 (4.11%) SunGard
4 17 (4.11%) Sybase
5 8 (1.93%) VMware
6 6 (1.45%) Splunk
6 6 (1.45%) Cognos
7 5 (1.21%) CA
7 5 (1.21%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.21%) OpenLink
8 4 (0.97%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.97%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.97%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.72%) Citrix
10 2 (0.48%) Remedy
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco
11 1 (0.24%) Hyperion
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