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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 20 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 198 190 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.20% 12.85% 12.84%
As % of the General category 31.88% 38.23% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 157 139 190
Average salary £47,500 £44,900 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +5.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
621 497 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.12% 33.60% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 435 397 432
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,250
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 17 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 166 (39.24%) SQL
2 164 (38.77%) Software Engineering
3 136 (32.15%) C#
4 123 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (27.42%) .NET
6 115 (27.19%) Degree
7 94 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 90 (21.28%) Computer Science
9 87 (20.57%) Java
10 80 (18.91%) SQL Server
11 79 (18.68%) JavaScript
12 72 (17.02%) HTML
13 68 (16.08%) Linux
14 66 (15.60%) Mathematics
15 61 (14.42%) Banking
16 58 (13.71%) Oracle
16 58 (13.71%) OO
17 55 (13.00%) C++
18 52 (12.29%) TDD
19 48 (11.35%) UNIX
20 46 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (10.64%) ASP.NET
21 45 (10.64%) CSS
22 44 (10.40%) jQuery
23 42 (9.93%) MVC
24 39 (9.22%) Scrum
25 38 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
26 37 (8.75%) WCF
27 32 (7.57%) C
27 32 (7.57%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 19 (4.49%) Apache
2 17 (4.02%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.31%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.95%) IIS
6 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.07%) MS Office
3 7 (1.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Endur
2 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Agresso
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.20%) Internet
2 21 (4.96%) Wireless
3 14 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.60%) Ethernet
4 11 (2.60%) Intranet
5 8 (1.89%) NFC
5 8 (1.89%) SMS
5 8 (1.89%) SMPP
6 7 (1.65%) HTTP
7 6 (1.42%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 6 (1.42%) Firewall
8 4 (0.95%) Junos
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.95%) VLAN
8 4 (0.95%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.95%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.95%) VoIP
8 4 (0.95%) PSTN
8 4 (0.95%) DHCP
8 4 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.20%) MySQL
3 14 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.36%) SAP BI
5 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.18%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.95%) QlikView
8 4 (0.95%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.71%) Big Data
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (5.20%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.49%) NUnit
3 18 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.02%) Selenium
5 14 (3.31%) Subversion
5 14 (3.31%) MSTest
6 13 (3.07%) GCC
6 13 (3.07%) LLVM
7 12 (2.84%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.60%) Hudson
9 10 (2.36%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.36%) WiX
10 9 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.65%) JUnit
11 7 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.42%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.18%) JIRA
13 5 (1.18%) TestNG
14 3 (0.71%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 94 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 61 (14.42%) Banking
3 17 (4.02%) Marketing
4 8 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.65%) Electronics
5 7 (1.65%) Publishing
6 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.95%) Games
7 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Military
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 149 (35.22%) Developer
2 90 (21.28%) Software Engineer
3 40 (9.46%) Analyst
4 37 (8.75%) C# Developer
5 32 (7.57%) Junior
6 30 (7.09%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.62%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.15%) Graduate
9 22 (5.20%) Test Engineer
10 21 (4.96%) Java Developer
11 20 (4.73%) Network Engineer
12 18 (4.26%) Architect
13 17 (4.02%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.02%) .NET Developer
13 17 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (3.78%) Junior Network Engineer
15 15 (3.55%) Software Test Engineer
16 14 (3.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 14 (3.31%) Programmer
17 13 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (27.42%) .NET
2 72 (17.02%) HTML
3 45 (10.64%) CSS
3 45 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 44 (10.40%) jQuery
5 38 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (8.75%) WCF
7 31 (7.33%) XML
8 30 (7.09%) LINQ
9 29 (6.86%) .NET Framework
10 25 (5.91%) HTML5
11 19 (4.49%) WPF
12 16 (3.78%) Ajax
13 15 (3.55%) CSS3
14 13 (3.07%) XSLT
15 12 (2.84%) Web Services
15 12 (2.84%) CGI
16 11 (2.60%) LINQ to SQL
16 11 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (2.36%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 90 (21.28%) Computer Science
2 66 (15.60%) Mathematics
3 46 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 16 (3.78%) Physics
6 14 (3.31%) Open Source
7 13 (3.07%) User Experience
8 10 (2.36%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.89%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.42%) Statistics
13 5 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.95%) Ontologies
14 4 (0.95%) Informatics
14 4 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.08%) Linux
2 48 (11.35%) UNIX
3 21 (4.96%) Android
4 18 (4.26%) Windows
5 12 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.84%) Solaris
6 8 (1.89%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.77%) Software Engineering
2 123 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (13.71%) OO
4 52 (12.29%) TDD
5 42 (9.93%) MVC
6 39 (9.22%) Scrum
7 30 (7.09%) Regression Testing
8 29 (6.86%) Multithreading
9 26 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.44%) ITIL
11 21 (4.96%) Risk Management
11 21 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (4.96%) OOD
11 21 (4.96%) Software Architecture
12 20 (4.73%) Test Scripting
13 19 (4.49%) User Stories
14 16 (3.78%) Project Management
15 15 (3.55%) OOP
15 15 (3.55%) Test Automation
15 15 (3.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (39.24%) SQL
2 136 (32.15%) C#
3 87 (20.57%) Java
4 79 (18.68%) JavaScript
5 55 (13.00%) C++
6 32 (7.57%) C
7 31 (7.33%) Python
8 17 (4.02%) Delphi
9 16 (3.78%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.55%) Perl
11 14 (3.31%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.13%) VB
13 8 (1.89%) Embedded C
13 8 (1.89%) XAML
14 7 (1.65%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.65%) VBA
15 6 (1.42%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.18%) PHP
17 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (27.19%) Degree
2 20 (4.73%) CCNA
2 20 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.60%) PhD
4 6 (1.42%) CISSP
5 5 (1.18%) CISA
5 5 (1.18%) ISEB
6 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.95%) JNCIE
6 4 (0.95%) CCIE
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.73%) QA
2 11 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.89%) ISO 8583
4 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.18%) SLA
6 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.71%) GAMP
6 3 (0.71%) GCP
6 3 (0.71%) GMP
System Software
1 13 (3.07%) KVM
1 13 (3.07%) QEMU
2 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.47%) Nagios
2 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (13.71%) Oracle
2 32 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.20%) SAP
4 13 (3.07%) Sybase
5 12 (2.84%) Sun
6 11 (2.60%) TOWER Software
7 10 (2.36%) Cognos
8 8 (1.89%) Telerik
9 6 (1.42%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.42%) VMware
10 5 (1.18%) BMC
10 5 (1.18%) OpenLink
10 5 (1.18%) Cisco
11 4 (0.95%) F5
11 4 (0.95%) Aruba
11 4 (0.95%) Polycom
11 4 (0.95%) Fortinet
11 4 (0.95%) Sourcefire
11 4 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.95%) Remedy
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