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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 22 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 152 204 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.47% 12.14% 10.68%
As % of the General category 35.10% 32.13% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 125 142 169
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
433 635 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.82% 37.80% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 350 526 419
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 123 (37.85%) SQL
2 114 (35.08%) C#
3 112 (34.46%) Software Engineering
4 98 (30.15%) Degree
5 91 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (24.92%) .NET
7 74 (22.77%) Telecoms
8 69 (21.23%) Computer Science
9 68 (20.92%) SQL Server
10 62 (19.08%) OO
11 61 (18.77%) JavaScript
11 61 (18.77%) Mathematics
12 60 (18.46%) Java
13 59 (18.15%) HTML
14 58 (17.85%) Banking
15 55 (16.92%) C++
16 42 (12.92%) Linux
17 40 (12.31%) Microsoft
18 39 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (11.69%) Oracle
19 38 (11.69%) CSS
19 38 (11.69%) TDD
20 37 (11.38%) UNIX
21 35 (10.77%) Algorithms
22 30 (9.23%) Multithreading
23 28 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
23 28 (8.62%) User Stories
24 27 (8.31%) HTML5
24 27 (8.31%) Unit Testing
25 26 (8.00%) NUnit

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (4.92%) Apache
2 10 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.92%) CMS
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.62%) SAS
7 2 (0.62%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) Kentico
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.46%) MS Project
3 3 (0.92%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.46%) SAP FI
1 8 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (2.46%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.31%) Magento
6 1 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.62%) Internet
3 12 (3.69%) Ethernet
3 12 (3.69%) HTTP
4 8 (2.46%) SMS
4 8 (2.46%) Wireless
5 6 (1.85%) DHCP
5 6 (1.85%) DNS
5 6 (1.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 5 (1.54%) NFC
6 5 (1.54%) SMPP
7 4 (1.23%) Firewall
7 4 (1.23%) IP Telephony
7 4 (1.23%) MPLS
7 4 (1.23%) OSPF
7 4 (1.23%) BGP
7 4 (1.23%) SNMP
7 4 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.23%) Junos
7 4 (1.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.69%) MySQL
5 11 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.46%) Big Data
7 6 (1.85%) Spotfire
7 6 (1.85%) QlikView
8 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.23%) MS Access
10 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.62%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.62%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 28 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (8.00%) NUnit
3 16 (4.92%) Selenium
3 16 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.77%) LLVM
4 9 (2.77%) GCC
5 8 (2.46%) MSTest
5 8 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.15%) Hudson
6 7 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.15%) WiX
6 7 (2.15%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.54%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.54%) Subversion
8 3 (0.92%) TestNG
8 3 (0.92%) JUnit
8 3 (0.92%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.92%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.92%) Moq
General
1 74 (22.77%) Telecoms
2 58 (17.85%) Banking
3 14 (4.31%) Marketing
4 11 (3.38%) Electronics
5 7 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.54%) Games
8 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
9 3 (0.92%) Military
10 2 (0.62%) Advertising
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.31%) Retail
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (34.15%) Developer
2 63 (19.38%) Software Engineer
3 58 (17.85%) Analyst
4 30 (9.23%) Software Developer
5 27 (8.31%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 16 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.62%) C# Software Engineer
9 15 (4.62%) Programmer
10 14 (4.31%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.00%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.69%) Graduate
12 12 (3.69%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (3.38%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.08%) Architect
14 10 (3.08%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.77%) Tester
15 9 (2.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.92%) .NET
2 59 (18.15%) HTML
3 38 (11.69%) CSS
4 27 (8.31%) HTML5
5 26 (8.00%) WPF
5 26 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 26 (8.00%) XML
6 25 (7.69%) jQuery
7 23 (7.08%) .NET Framework
8 22 (6.77%) WCF
9 20 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (5.54%) LINQ
11 17 (5.23%) CSS3
12 11 (3.38%) Entity Framework
13 9 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (2.46%) J2EE
15 7 (2.15%) DOM
15 7 (2.15%) XSLT
15 7 (2.15%) J2SE
15 7 (2.15%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 69 (21.23%) Computer Science
2 61 (18.77%) Mathematics
3 39 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (10.77%) Algorithms
5 26 (8.00%) Statistics
6 15 (4.62%) User Experience
7 12 (3.69%) Open Source
8 10 (3.08%) Physics
9 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.85%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.54%) Clustering
11 5 (1.54%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.54%) DTV
12 4 (1.23%) Replication
12 4 (1.23%) Verilog
12 4 (1.23%) Ontologies
12 4 (1.23%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.92%) Linux
2 37 (11.38%) UNIX
3 19 (5.85%) Windows
4 18 (5.54%) Android
5 17 (5.23%) Mac OS X
6 12 (3.69%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.15%) Solaris
8 5 (1.54%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (34.46%) Software Engineering
2 91 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.08%) OO
4 38 (11.69%) TDD
5 30 (9.23%) Multithreading
6 28 (8.62%) User Stories
7 27 (8.31%) Unit Testing
8 26 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
9 25 (7.69%) MVC
10 22 (6.77%) Risk Management
10 22 (6.77%) Regression Testing
11 21 (6.46%) Project Management
11 21 (6.46%) Scrum
12 20 (6.15%) Software Architecture
12 20 (6.15%) Analytics
13 17 (5.23%) ITIL
14 16 (4.92%) Test Strategy
15 15 (4.62%) Data Analysis
16 13 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 123 (37.85%) SQL
2 114 (35.08%) C#
3 61 (18.77%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.46%) Java
5 55 (16.92%) C++
6 23 (7.08%) C
6 23 (7.08%) Python
7 15 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 14 (4.31%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.69%) Delphi
10 11 (3.38%) VBA
11 10 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.77%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.46%) Perl
14 6 (1.85%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.54%) VB
15 5 (1.54%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.54%) XAML
16 3 (0.92%) F#
16 3 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (30.15%) Degree
2 15 (4.62%) PhD
3 9 (2.77%) CISSP
4 5 (1.54%) ISEB
4 5 (1.54%) CISA
4 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.23%) JNCIE
5 4 (1.23%) CCIE
5 4 (1.23%) CCNA
5 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) LPIC
6 2 (0.62%) MCITP
6 2 (0.62%) RHCE
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCT
7 1 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.69%) QA
2 14 (4.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.54%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (3.38%) KVM
2 9 (2.77%) QEMU
3 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) Postfix
4 2 (0.62%) XenApp
4 2 (0.62%) Firmware
4 2 (0.62%) Xen
4 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.62%) iptables
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.69%) Oracle
3 25 (7.69%) SAP
4 22 (6.77%) TOWER Software
5 7 (2.15%) Sun
6 6 (1.85%) Sybase
7 5 (1.54%) VMware
7 5 (1.54%) Telerik
8 4 (1.23%) Sourcefire
8 4 (1.23%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.23%) Aruba
8 4 (1.23%) F5
8 4 (1.23%) Polycom
8 4 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.23%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.23%) HP
8 4 (1.23%) Cisco
8 4 (1.23%) Juniper
8 4 (1.23%) BMC
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