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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 19 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 230 206 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.40% 13.00% 12.02%
As % of the General category 33.00% 40.00% 46.94%
Number of salaries quoted 171 177 175
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
697 515 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.57% 32.49% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 520 423 390
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,000 £30,885
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 21 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 184 (43.60%) SQL
2 128 (30.33%) Degree
3 108 (25.59%) C#
4 103 (24.41%) Java
5 99 (23.46%) .NET
6 97 (22.99%) Software Engineering
7 93 (22.04%) C++
7 93 (22.04%) Oracle
7 93 (22.04%) Telecoms
8 79 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (18.72%) Computer Science
9 71 (16.82%) SQL Server
9 71 (16.82%) Linux
10 69 (16.35%) Mathematics
11 65 (15.40%) OO
12 63 (14.93%) JavaScript
13 60 (14.22%) UNIX
14 50 (11.85%) HTML
15 46 (10.90%) ASP.NET
16 44 (10.43%) Windows
16 44 (10.43%) Risk Management
17 40 (9.48%) Banking
18 39 (9.24%) Microsoft
19 38 (9.00%) Internet
19 38 (9.00%) Hedge funds
20 34 (8.06%) QA
21 32 (7.58%) MS Excel
21 32 (7.58%) Scrum
22 31 (7.35%) Perl
22 31 (7.35%) SunGard

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (6.87%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (3.08%) IIS
3 13 (3.08%) Apache
4 10 (2.37%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.95%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Node.js
7 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.45%) MS Office
3 7 (1.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (7.35%) SunGard APT
2 18 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (3.08%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (2.13%) FastVal
7 4 (0.95%) Endur
7 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.00%) Internet
2 19 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.84%) Intranet
4 9 (2.13%) LDAP
4 9 (2.13%) Wireless
5 5 (1.18%) DNS
6 4 (0.95%) HTTP
6 4 (0.95%) PSTN
6 4 (0.95%) VoIP
7 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.47%) DHCP
7 2 (0.47%) SMS
7 2 (0.47%) ADSL
7 2 (0.47%) Broadband
7 2 (0.47%) SMPP
7 2 (0.47%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) TETRA
7 2 (0.47%) NFC
8 1 (0.24%) Extranet
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.55%) Oracle Discoverer
2 15 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.32%) MySQL
4 13 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.66%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.18%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.18%) SAP BI
8 5 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.18%) Big Data
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.37%) Subversion
1 10 (2.37%) Selenium
1 10 (2.37%) GCC
1 10 (2.37%) LLVM
2 9 (2.13%) Hudson
2 9 (2.13%) JIRA
3 7 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.66%) MSTest
3 7 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (1.42%) NUnit
4 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.95%) JUnit
6 3 (0.71%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.47%) Xcode
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 93 (22.04%) Telecoms
2 40 (9.48%) Banking
3 29 (6.87%) Manufacturing
4 28 (6.64%) Marketing
5 20 (4.74%) Electronics
6 13 (3.08%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.61%) Military
8 7 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.66%) Advertising
9 5 (1.18%) Publishing
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.95%) French Language
10 4 (0.95%) German Language
10 4 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Retail
11 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 178 (42.18%) Developer
2 48 (11.37%) Software Engineer
3 41 (9.72%) C# Developer
4 39 (9.24%) Junior
5 34 (8.06%) Analyst
6 31 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (6.87%) Software Developer
8 25 (5.92%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.92%) Quantitative Developer
9 24 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 23 (5.45%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.74%) Consultant
12 19 (4.50%) Architect
13 18 (4.27%) Graduate
13 18 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (4.03%) Junior Developer
15 16 (3.79%) .NET Developer
16 15 (3.55%) Applications Support
17 14 (3.32%) Test Engineer
18 13 (3.08%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (23.46%) .NET
2 50 (11.85%) HTML
3 46 (10.90%) ASP.NET
4 28 (6.64%) WCF
5 26 (6.16%) XML
6 25 (5.92%) jQuery
6 25 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (5.45%) CSS
8 21 (4.98%) J2EE
9 20 (4.74%) Ajax
10 19 (4.50%) LINQ
11 14 (3.32%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.32%) Web Services
12 12 (2.84%) LINQ to SQL
13 11 (2.61%) CGI
14 9 (2.13%) HTML5
15 6 (1.42%) CSS3
15 6 (1.42%) WPF
15 6 (1.42%) XSLT
15 6 (1.42%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.72%) Computer Science
2 69 (16.35%) Mathematics
3 38 (9.00%) Hedge funds
4 19 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.27%) DTV
6 16 (3.79%) Physics
7 11 (2.61%) Wiki
7 11 (2.61%) Open Source
7 11 (2.61%) Chip and PIN
8 9 (2.13%) Grid Computing
8 9 (2.13%) Clustering
9 5 (1.18%) PKI
9 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.71%) Statistics
11 3 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.47%) Life Science
12 2 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.82%) Linux
2 60 (14.22%) UNIX
3 44 (10.43%) Windows
4 24 (5.69%) Solaris
5 21 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.84%) Android
7 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.47%) SELinux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.99%) Software Engineering
2 79 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (15.40%) OO
4 44 (10.43%) Risk Management
5 32 (7.58%) Scrum
6 30 (7.11%) Programme Management
7 29 (6.87%) TDD
7 29 (6.87%) MVC
8 28 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.64%) Project Management
8 28 (6.64%) Financial Modelling
9 26 (6.16%) OOD
10 24 (5.69%) Multithreading
10 24 (5.69%) Analytics
11 23 (5.45%) ITIL
12 22 (5.21%) Monte Carlo Method
13 18 (4.27%) OOP
13 18 (4.27%) Workflow
13 18 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (3.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (43.60%) SQL
2 108 (25.59%) C#
3 103 (24.41%) Java
4 93 (22.04%) C++
5 63 (14.93%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.35%) Perl
7 27 (6.40%) Python
8 23 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.84%) VB
10 11 (2.61%) C
10 11 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.66%) VBA
12 7 (1.66%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.66%) Delphi
12 7 (1.66%) VB6
12 7 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.42%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (30.33%) Degree
2 26 (6.16%) PhD
3 12 (2.84%) CCNA
3 12 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.66%) ISEB
5 7 (1.66%) CISSP
6 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.24%) AAT
9 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CIMA
9 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.06%) QA
2 9 (2.13%) SLA
3 6 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) TickIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.24%) GAMP
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.24%) GMP
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.37%) QEMU
3 10 (2.37%) KVM
4 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) Puppet
2 13 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (22.04%) Oracle
2 39 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.35%) SunGard
4 27 (6.40%) SAP
5 20 (4.74%) Sybase
6 19 (4.50%) Sun
7 14 (3.32%) VMware
8 8 (1.90%) Splunk
9 5 (1.18%) CA
9 5 (1.18%) Citrix
9 5 (1.18%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.18%) Cognos
10 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.95%) Remedy
10 4 (0.95%) OpenLink
10 4 (0.95%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.95%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.24%) New Relic
11 1 (0.24%) Google
11 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds
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