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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 212 200 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.67% 9.98% 12.84%
As % of the General category 32.22% 37.52% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 156 255
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
658 533 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.23% 26.58% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 528 413 509
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 151 (36.04%) SQL
2 126 (30.07%) Degree
3 99 (23.63%) OO
4 95 (22.67%) Oracle
5 90 (21.48%) .NET
6 89 (21.24%) Java
7 88 (21.00%) C#
8 83 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
9 82 (19.57%) Software Engineering
10 74 (17.66%) Mathematics
11 62 (14.80%) C++
12 59 (14.08%) UNIX
13 58 (13.84%) Linux
14 57 (13.60%) Computer Science
15 54 (12.89%) Risk Management
16 53 (12.65%) Windows
17 49 (11.69%) QA
18 47 (11.22%) SQL Server
19 46 (10.98%) SAP
20 43 (10.26%) Project Management
20 43 (10.26%) Internet
21 42 (10.02%) Scrum
22 41 (9.79%) Perl
23 40 (9.55%) Tomcat
24 39 (9.31%) Analytics
25 38 (9.07%) SunGard
26 37 (8.83%) Telecoms
26 37 (8.83%) Financial Modelling
27 36 (8.59%) Banking
28 35 (8.35%) OOD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (9.55%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.58%) Apache
3 11 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.43%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.95%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.63%) MS Office
3 7 (1.67%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (7.88%) SunGard APT
2 21 (5.01%) SAP MM
3 13 (3.10%) SAP SD
4 12 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (2.39%) FastVal
7 7 (1.67%) SAP PM
8 5 (1.19%) Aligne
8 5 (1.19%) SAP SRM
8 5 (1.19%) ZaiNet
8 5 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.72%) SAP PP
10 3 (0.72%) SAP SCM
11 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.48%) Documaker
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.26%) Internet
2 22 (5.25%) DNS
3 17 (4.06%) DHCP
4 16 (3.82%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.58%) NetScaler
6 13 (3.10%) Wireless
7 12 (2.86%) WAN
7 12 (2.86%) Firewall
8 11 (2.63%) OSPF
8 11 (2.63%) BGP
8 11 (2.63%) LAN
8 11 (2.63%) Ethernet
8 11 (2.63%) SNMP
8 11 (2.63%) LDAP
8 11 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
8 11 (2.63%) VLAN
8 11 (2.63%) IP Telephony
8 11 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (3.10%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (2.15%) SAP BI
7 9 (2.15%) SAP BW
7 9 (2.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (2.15%) Xcelsius
8 6 (1.43%) MS Access
9 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.72%) Big Data
10 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (4.30%) Subversion
2 16 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.91%) MSTest
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (1.67%) NUnit
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.19%) Moq
7 3 (0.72%) Xcode
7 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.48%) Selenium
8 2 (0.48%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.24%) Toad
9 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.24%) Hudson
9 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 37 (8.83%) Telecoms
2 36 (8.59%) Banking
3 18 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.58%) Marketing
5 14 (3.34%) Advertising
6 12 (2.86%) Electronics
7 5 (1.19%) Military
8 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.95%) Games
9 3 (0.72%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Retail
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 151 (36.04%) Developer
2 49 (11.69%) Software Engineer
3 45 (10.74%) Analyst
4 34 (8.11%) Consultant
5 33 (7.88%) Java Developer
6 29 (6.92%) Test Engineer
6 29 (6.92%) Software Developer
7 28 (6.68%) SAP Consultant
8 27 (6.44%) Tester
9 23 (5.49%) Quantitative Developer
10 22 (5.25%) VB6 Developer
10 22 (5.25%) VB Developer
11 21 (5.01%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.53%) Senior Developer
14 18 (4.30%) QA Engineer
15 17 (4.06%) Software Test Engineer
15 17 (4.06%) Junior
16 16 (3.82%) Business Analyst
17 15 (3.58%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (21.48%) .NET
2 25 (5.97%) J2EE
3 21 (5.01%) CGI
4 19 (4.53%) HTML
5 18 (4.30%) CSS
6 17 (4.06%) ASP.NET
7 16 (3.82%) WPF
8 14 (3.34%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.63%) XML
10 9 (2.15%) WinForms
10 9 (2.15%) Middleware
10 9 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (2.15%) Java EE
11 8 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.67%) Ajax
13 5 (1.19%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (1.19%) XSLT
13 5 (1.19%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (1.19%) Ninject
13 5 (1.19%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.66%) Mathematics
2 57 (13.60%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.40%) Hedge funds
4 15 (3.58%) Clustering
5 13 (3.10%) Physics
6 11 (2.63%) Grid Computing
6 11 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.19%) DTV
9 5 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.19%) Open Source
9 5 (1.19%) Social Network
9 5 (1.19%) Statistics
10 4 (0.95%) Wiki
10 4 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.08%) UNIX
2 58 (13.84%) Linux
3 53 (12.65%) Windows
4 35 (8.35%) Solaris
5 15 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.95%) Android
8 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.48%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.63%) OO
2 83 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 54 (12.89%) Risk Management
5 43 (10.26%) Project Management
6 42 (10.02%) Scrum
7 39 (9.31%) Analytics
8 37 (8.83%) Financial Modelling
9 35 (8.35%) OOD
10 33 (7.88%) Problem Management
11 32 (7.64%) Manual Testing
12 29 (6.92%) RAD
13 27 (6.44%) ITIL
14 25 (5.97%) Test Automation
15 24 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.49%) Monte Carlo Method
17 19 (4.53%) TDD
18 18 (4.30%) Incident Management
19 16 (3.82%) Load Balancing
19 16 (3.82%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 151 (36.04%) SQL
2 89 (21.24%) Java
3 88 (21.00%) C#
4 62 (14.80%) C++
5 41 (9.79%) Perl
6 29 (6.92%) VB
7 28 (6.68%) VB6
8 24 (5.73%) Python
9 23 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 17 (4.06%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.10%) ABAP
12 12 (2.86%) VBA
13 11 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.91%) C
16 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 126 (30.07%) Degree
2 30 (7.16%) PhD
3 10 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.15%) CCNP
5 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.24%) CIMA
7 1 (0.24%) ACCA
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) HNC
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.69%) QA
2 18 (4.30%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.95%) XenApp
3 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Xen
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) Puppet
2 11 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (22.67%) Oracle
2 46 (10.98%) SAP
3 38 (9.07%) SunGard
4 35 (8.35%) Sybase
5 33 (7.88%) Microsoft
6 31 (7.40%) Sun
7 29 (6.92%) VMware
8 23 (5.49%) Citrix
9 16 (3.82%) Business Objects
10 15 (3.58%) Cisco
11 14 (3.34%) HP
12 13 (3.10%) Splunk
13 11 (2.63%) Juniper
13 11 (2.63%) F5
13 11 (2.63%) Aruba
13 11 (2.63%) Riverbed
13 11 (2.63%) Polycom
13 11 (2.63%) Fortinet
13 11 (2.63%) Sourcefire
14 5 (1.19%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + including benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Salary: From £33,562 to £45,053 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Salary: From £26,527 to £30,728 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago