The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 18 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Finance 188 191 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.90% 11.62% 8.49%
As % of the General category 30.67% 39.87% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 132 162 132
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 £32,600 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
613 479 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.54% 29.14% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 475 382 370
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,564 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
Cambridgeshire

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 22 July 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 175 (43.86%) SQL
2 135 (33.83%) Degree
3 114 (28.57%) C#
4 106 (26.57%) .NET
5 93 (23.31%) C++
5 93 (23.31%) Oracle
6 92 (23.06%) Java
7 77 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (19.30%) Software Engineering
8 74 (18.55%) SQL Server
8 74 (18.55%) OO
9 69 (17.29%) Telecoms
10 67 (16.79%) Computer Science
11 64 (16.04%) Mathematics
12 57 (14.29%) UNIX
13 55 (13.78%) Windows
13 55 (13.78%) Linux
14 54 (13.53%) Risk Management
15 52 (13.03%) JavaScript
16 42 (10.53%) Hedge funds
17 41 (10.28%) ASP.NET
18 40 (10.03%) SunGard
19 39 (9.77%) SunGard APT
19 39 (9.77%) Banking
20 38 (9.52%) HTML
21 37 (9.27%) PhD
21 37 (9.27%) Financial Modelling
22 36 (9.02%) Internet
23 35 (8.77%) Microsoft
24 34 (8.52%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (3.26%) IIS
4 11 (2.76%) Apache
5 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.00%) nginx
7 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.26%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (9.77%) SunGard APT
2 16 (4.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (3.76%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (2.51%) FastVal
7 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.25%) Aligne
9 1 (0.25%) ZaiNet
9 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.02%) Internet
2 14 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.76%) LDAP
4 8 (2.01%) DNS
5 7 (1.75%) Intranet
5 7 (1.75%) Wireless
6 5 (1.25%) WAN
6 5 (1.25%) DHCP
7 4 (1.00%) Firewall
7 4 (1.00%) LAN
8 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.75%) SNMP
8 3 (0.75%) BGP
8 3 (0.75%) OSPF
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.75%) VLAN
8 3 (0.75%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.75%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.51%) Oracle Discoverer
3 13 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.26%) MySQL
5 9 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.25%) Big Data
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.75%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.75%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Visual Studio
1 11 (2.76%) MSTest
2 10 (2.51%) NUnit
3 9 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.26%) Selenium
4 8 (2.01%) JIRA
5 7 (1.75%) Hudson
5 7 (1.75%) Subversion
6 6 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.25%) Moq
7 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.00%) GCC
8 4 (1.00%) LLVM
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.75%) Xcode
9 3 (0.75%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.50%) TestNG
General
1 69 (17.29%) Telecoms
2 39 (9.77%) Banking
3 26 (6.52%) Manufacturing
4 24 (6.02%) Marketing
5 18 (4.51%) Electronics
6 13 (3.26%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.76%) Military
8 7 (1.75%) Advertising
9 5 (1.25%) Legal
9 5 (1.25%) Publishing
9 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.00%) French Language
10 4 (1.00%) German Language
10 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 173 (43.36%) Developer
2 44 (11.03%) Software Engineer
3 42 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 37 (9.27%) Analyst
5 32 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (7.77%) Quantitative Developer
7 27 (6.77%) Software Developer
8 26 (6.52%) Junior
9 21 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 20 (5.01%) Support Engineer
10 20 (5.01%) Test Engineer
11 19 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 18 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.51%) Consultant
13 17 (4.26%) .NET Developer
14 15 (3.76%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.76%) Architect
14 15 (3.76%) Tester
15 14 (3.51%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (26.57%) .NET
2 41 (10.28%) ASP.NET
3 38 (9.52%) HTML
4 27 (6.77%) J2EE
4 27 (6.77%) XML
5 22 (5.51%) WCF
5 22 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (5.26%) jQuery
7 19 (4.76%) Ajax
8 16 (4.01%) CSS
9 15 (3.76%) LINQ
10 13 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.01%) WPF
12 10 (2.51%) Web Services
13 7 (1.75%) CGI
13 7 (1.75%) WinForms
13 7 (1.75%) HTML5
13 7 (1.75%) LINQ to SQL
14 6 (1.50%) DCOM
14 6 (1.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 64 (16.04%) Mathematics
3 42 (10.53%) Hedge funds
4 17 (4.26%) Physics
5 16 (4.01%) DTV
6 14 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.51%) Clustering
7 11 (2.76%) Chip and PIN
7 11 (2.76%) Grid Computing
8 10 (2.51%) Wiki
8 10 (2.51%) Open Source
9 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.25%) Social Network
10 5 (1.25%) PKI
11 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.29%) UNIX
2 55 (13.78%) Windows
2 55 (13.78%) Linux
3 24 (6.02%) Solaris
4 23 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.76%) Android
6 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.50%) SELinux
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (19.30%) Software Engineering
2 74 (18.55%) OO
3 54 (13.53%) Risk Management
4 37 (9.27%) Financial Modelling
5 33 (8.27%) Analytics
6 32 (8.02%) Scrum
7 31 (7.77%) TDD
8 30 (7.52%) Project Management
9 29 (7.27%) Monte Carlo Method
10 26 (6.52%) MVC
10 26 (6.52%) ITIL
11 24 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (6.02%) Programme Management
12 21 (5.26%) OOD
13 20 (5.01%) Multithreading
13 20 (5.01%) Manual Testing
13 20 (5.01%) Test Automation
14 19 (4.76%) RAD
14 19 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (43.86%) SQL
2 114 (28.57%) C#
3 93 (23.31%) C++
4 92 (23.06%) Java
5 52 (13.03%) JavaScript
6 31 (7.77%) Perl
7 26 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 25 (6.27%) Python
9 16 (4.01%) VB
10 12 (3.01%) VB6
11 11 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.51%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.01%) C
14 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.75%) Delphi
14 7 (1.75%) VBA
14 7 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (33.83%) Degree
2 37 (9.27%) PhD
3 8 (2.01%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.75%) CISSP
4 7 (1.75%) ISEB
5 6 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.75%) CCNP
7 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.75%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.50%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) CIMA
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.52%) QA
2 13 (3.26%) SLA
3 6 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) KVM
3 4 (1.00%) QEMU
3 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (4.26%) Puppet
2 15 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.75%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 93 (23.31%) Oracle
2 40 (10.03%) SunGard
3 35 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.02%) SAP
5 22 (5.51%) VMware
6 20 (5.01%) Sybase
7 18 (4.51%) Sun
8 11 (2.76%) Citrix
8 11 (2.76%) Splunk
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco
10 6 (1.50%) HP
11 5 (1.25%) CA
11 5 (1.25%) Facebook
11 5 (1.25%) Twitter
12 4 (1.00%) Rackspace
12 4 (1.00%) Red Gate
12 4 (1.00%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.00%) Remedy
13 3 (0.75%) Juniper
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