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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 20 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 155 189 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.00% 10.81% 11.24%
As % of the General category 39.44% 30.88% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 131 131 164
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,750
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
393 612 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.89% 34.99% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 322 475 374
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 7 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 107 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (33.12%) SQL
3 93 (29.90%) C#
4 90 (28.94%) Degree
5 71 (22.83%) OO
6 67 (21.54%) Software Engineering
7 63 (20.26%) Mathematics
7 63 (20.26%) Computer Science
8 59 (18.97%) .NET
9 56 (18.01%) Telecoms
10 51 (16.40%) Java
10 51 (16.40%) SQL Server
11 50 (16.08%) HTML
12 48 (15.43%) Algorithms
13 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
14 43 (13.83%) Project Management
15 41 (13.18%) JavaScript
15 41 (13.18%) Risk Management
16 37 (11.90%) Statistics
17 36 (11.58%) Linux
18 34 (10.93%) UNIX
18 34 (10.93%) User Stories
19 33 (10.61%) NUnit
20 31 (9.97%) C++
20 31 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (9.65%) Oracle
21 30 (9.65%) SAP
21 30 (9.65%) Management Information System
21 30 (9.65%) QA
21 30 (9.65%) Unit Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 11 (3.54%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.22%) Apache
4 7 (2.25%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 19 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) MS Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.22%) SAP FI
1 10 (3.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (3.22%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.18%) Internet
3 11 (3.54%) HTTP
3 11 (3.54%) Skype
4 8 (2.57%) LAN
4 8 (2.57%) WAN
5 6 (1.93%) Wireless
6 4 (1.29%) Firewall
7 3 (0.96%) SMS
7 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.64%) SSL
8 2 (0.64%) DNS
8 2 (0.64%) DHCP
8 2 (0.64%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.64%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.64%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.64%) NFC
9 1 (0.32%) Network Security
9 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (3.54%) MySQL
2 11 (3.54%) Big Data
3 10 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.57%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.64%) Text Mining
10 2 (0.64%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.64%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.64%) QlikView
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (10.61%) NUnit
2 24 (7.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.47%) Selenium
4 12 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.54%) JIRA
6 8 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.25%) LLVM
7 7 (2.25%) Hudson
7 7 (2.25%) GCC
7 7 (2.25%) MSTest
8 4 (1.29%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.29%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.96%) JMeter
9 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.96%) Subversion
9 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.64%) Toad
10 2 (0.64%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.32%) Ranorex
General
1 56 (18.01%) Telecoms
2 29 (9.32%) Banking
3 15 (4.82%) Marketing
4 14 (4.50%) Legal
5 12 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.54%) Electronics
7 8 (2.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.29%) Billing
9 3 (0.96%) Retail
9 3 (0.96%) Games
10 2 (0.64%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (32.48%) Developer
2 53 (17.04%) Analyst
3 37 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 34 (10.93%) Software Developer
5 29 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 25 (8.04%) Project Manager
7 21 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.47%) Architect
9 16 (5.14%) C# Software Engineer
10 14 (4.50%) Agile C# Developer
11 12 (3.86%) Test Analyst
11 12 (3.86%) Programmer
11 12 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.54%) Support Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (2.89%) SAP Analyst
14 9 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (2.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.97%) .NET
2 50 (16.08%) HTML
3 29 (9.32%) CSS
4 24 (7.72%) XML
5 23 (7.40%) WPF
6 17 (5.47%) ASP.NET
7 15 (4.82%) J2EE
7 15 (4.82%) J2SE
7 15 (4.82%) jQuery
8 14 (4.50%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.18%) WCF
9 13 (4.18%) HTML5
10 12 (3.86%) CSS3
10 12 (3.86%) LINQ
11 8 (2.57%) Web Services
12 7 (2.25%) SOAP
12 7 (2.25%) RESTful
13 6 (1.93%) XSLT
13 6 (1.93%) WSDL
14 5 (1.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.26%) Mathematics
1 63 (20.26%) Computer Science
2 48 (15.43%) Algorithms
3 37 (11.90%) Statistics
4 31 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (9.65%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.54%) Clustering
6 11 (3.54%) Physics
7 8 (2.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.93%) Handset
8 6 (1.93%) DTV
9 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.61%) Replication
9 5 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.29%) FMCG
10 4 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.96%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.96%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.58%) Linux
2 34 (10.93%) UNIX
3 23 (7.40%) Windows
4 11 (3.54%) Solaris
5 10 (3.22%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (2.89%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.93%) Android
8 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) CentOS
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (22.83%) OO
3 67 (21.54%) Software Engineering
4 43 (13.83%) Project Management
5 41 (13.18%) Risk Management
6 34 (10.93%) User Stories
7 30 (9.65%) Unit Testing
8 29 (9.32%) TDD
9 27 (8.68%) Multithreading
10 26 (8.36%) Financial Modelling
11 25 (8.04%) Test Scripting
11 25 (8.04%) PRINCE2
12 24 (7.72%) Scrum
13 23 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (6.75%) Test Automation
14 21 (6.75%) Software Architecture
15 19 (6.11%) UML
16 17 (5.47%) Regression Testing
17 16 (5.14%) Test Strategy
17 16 (5.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.12%) SQL
2 93 (29.90%) C#
3 51 (16.40%) Java
4 41 (13.18%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.97%) C++
6 15 (4.82%) Python
7 10 (3.22%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.89%) C
9 7 (2.25%) PHP
9 7 (2.25%) VBA
10 6 (1.93%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.61%) VB
11 5 (1.61%) Delphi
11 5 (1.61%) Perl
12 4 (1.29%) ABAP
12 4 (1.29%) SAPscript
12 4 (1.29%) F#
13 3 (0.96%) Ruby
14 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 90 (28.94%) Degree
2 12 (3.86%) APMP
3 11 (3.54%) PhD
4 7 (2.25%) CISSP
4 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.93%) ISEB
6 5 (1.61%) CISA
6 5 (1.61%) CISM
7 4 (1.29%) MCSE
7 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.64%) LPIC
9 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.64%) RHCE
9 2 (0.64%) MCITP
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.64%) HND
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCT
10 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.65%) QA
2 6 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) DO-160
System Software
1 9 (2.89%) KVM
2 7 (2.25%) QEMU
3 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.64%) Xen
4 2 (0.64%) Postfix
4 2 (0.64%) XenApp
4 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.64%) iptables
5 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (15.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.65%) Oracle
2 30 (9.65%) SAP
3 22 (7.07%) TOWER Software
4 21 (6.75%) WorldPay
5 10 (3.22%) Sun
6 8 (2.57%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.93%) Citrix
8 4 (1.29%) VMware
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.64%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.32%) Symantec
10 1 (0.32%) Websense
10 1 (0.32%) AppSense
10 1 (0.32%) Brady
10 1 (0.32%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.32%) Google
10 1 (0.32%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.32%) Qualys
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