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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 25 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 121 228 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.59% 12.58% 12.63%
As % of the General category 35.59% 33.43% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 100 171 172
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
340 682 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.13% 37.64% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 279 502 420
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,660 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 31 August 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 108 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.82%) SQL
3 69 (25.09%) Degree
4 67 (24.36%) C#
5 53 (19.27%) OO
6 50 (18.18%) Java
7 49 (17.82%) HTML
8 48 (17.45%) Mathematics
9 47 (17.09%) Software Engineering
10 43 (15.64%) .NET
11 42 (15.27%) Project Management
11 42 (15.27%) Computer Science
12 41 (14.91%) Telecoms
13 39 (14.18%) Risk Management
14 38 (13.82%) Microsoft
15 37 (13.45%) Management Information System
15 37 (13.45%) Algorithms
16 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
16 36 (13.09%) SQL Server
16 36 (13.09%) Linux
17 32 (11.64%) UNIX
18 30 (10.91%) CSS
18 30 (10.91%) TDD
19 29 (10.55%) SAP
20 28 (10.18%) Statistics
20 28 (10.18%) Test Scripting
21 27 (9.82%) QA
21 27 (9.82%) User Stories
21 27 (9.82%) Oracle
21 27 (9.82%) NUnit

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (6.55%) Apache
2 16 (5.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.73%) JBoss
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (4.73%) MS Office
2 12 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.82%) Endur
3 3 (1.09%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) Skype
1 13 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.64%) Internet
3 8 (2.91%) Wireless
3 8 (2.91%) LAN
3 8 (2.91%) WAN
3 8 (2.91%) HTTP
4 4 (1.45%) Firewall
5 3 (1.09%) SMS
6 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.73%) NFC
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.45%) MySQL
3 10 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.91%) SAP BW
5 8 (2.91%) Big Data
5 8 (2.91%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.73%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.73%) SQLite
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (9.82%) NUnit
2 21 (7.64%) Selenium
3 19 (6.91%) JIRA
3 19 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.55%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.36%) Hudson
6 6 (2.18%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.18%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.18%) MSTest
7 5 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.82%) JMeter
8 4 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (1.09%) GCC
9 3 (1.09%) LLVM
9 3 (1.09%) Subversion
10 2 (0.73%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.73%) JUnit
10 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.73%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 41 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.27%) Legal
3 15 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.45%) Banking
4 13 (4.73%) Marketing
5 9 (3.27%) Electronics
6 4 (1.45%) Billing
6 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (33.09%) Developer
2 38 (13.82%) Analyst
3 35 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 28 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.73%) C# Developer
6 23 (8.36%) Software Engineer
7 19 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.82%) Test Analyst
8 16 (5.82%) Architect
9 11 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 11 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (2.55%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (2.55%) Programmer
11 7 (2.55%) Database Manager
11 7 (2.55%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.18%) Software Tester
12 6 (2.18%) Administrator
12 6 (2.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.82%) HTML
2 43 (15.64%) .NET
3 30 (10.91%) CSS
4 23 (8.36%) XML
5 18 (6.55%) jQuery
5 18 (6.55%) WPF
6 16 (5.82%) ASP.NET
7 14 (5.09%) WCF
8 13 (4.73%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.36%) Web Services
9 12 (4.36%) J2EE
9 12 (4.36%) LINQ
10 11 (4.00%) HTML5
10 11 (4.00%) J2SE
11 8 (2.91%) Dojo
12 7 (2.55%) CSS3
13 6 (2.18%) Ajax
13 6 (2.18%) XSLT
13 6 (2.18%) Entity Framework
13 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.45%) Mathematics
2 42 (15.27%) Computer Science
3 37 (13.45%) Management Information System
3 37 (13.45%) Algorithms
4 28 (10.18%) Statistics
5 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.27%) Physics
7 8 (2.91%) Clustering
8 7 (2.55%) Replication
9 6 (2.18%) Handset
9 6 (2.18%) DTV
10 5 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.45%) FMCG
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
12 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.73%) GIS
13 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.09%) Linux
2 32 (11.64%) UNIX
3 19 (6.91%) Windows
4 11 (4.00%) Solaris
5 8 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.09%) CentOS
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.73%) Android
8 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.27%) OO
3 47 (17.09%) Software Engineering
4 42 (15.27%) Project Management
5 39 (14.18%) Risk Management
6 30 (10.91%) TDD
7 28 (10.18%) Test Scripting
8 27 (9.82%) User Stories
9 26 (9.45%) Scrum
9 26 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 23 (8.36%) Test Automation
11 21 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.55%) Multithreading
13 16 (5.82%) CRM
13 16 (5.82%) Financial Modelling
14 15 (5.45%) Software Architecture
14 15 (5.45%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.73%) Performance Testing
15 13 (4.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.82%) SQL
2 67 (24.36%) C#
3 50 (18.18%) Java
4 36 (13.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.00%) Python
6 8 (2.91%) C++
7 7 (2.55%) PHP
7 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.18%) Perl
8 6 (2.18%) C
9 4 (1.45%) ABAP
9 4 (1.45%) SAPscript
9 4 (1.45%) F#
10 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.09%) VB
11 2 (0.73%) Ruby
11 2 (0.73%) VBA
11 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Delphi
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (25.09%) Degree
2 15 (5.45%) APMP
3 9 (3.27%) PhD
4 8 (2.91%) ISEB
5 6 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.82%) CISSP
6 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.82%) CISA
6 5 (1.82%) CISM
7 4 (1.45%) HND
7 4 (1.45%) MCSE
8 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.73%) LPIC
9 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.73%) RHCE
10 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.82%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) COSO
3 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) DO-160
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) KVM
1 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.09%) QEMU
4 2 (0.73%) iptables
4 2 (0.73%) Xen
4 2 (0.73%) Postfix
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.55%) SAP
3 27 (9.82%) Oracle
4 21 (7.64%) WorldPay
5 16 (5.82%) TOWER Software
6 10 (3.64%) Sun
7 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.82%) OpenLink
7 5 (1.82%) VMware
8 4 (1.45%) Citrix
9 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Veeam
10 1 (0.36%) Qualys
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
10 1 (0.36%) FireEye
10 1 (0.36%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco
10 1 (0.36%) Websense
10 1 (0.36%) Symantec
10 1 (0.36%) Cognos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 Per Annum plus financial sector benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus, + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aston Carter
Salary: Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £50000. per annum + Private Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, South East
EMBL
Salary: (monthly salary starting at £2,769.45 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive - dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago