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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 21 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 143 197 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.30% 10.97% 12.13%
As % of the General category 38.03% 31.17% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 116 140 172
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
376 632 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.07% 35.21% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 301 487 408
Average salary £45,000 £44,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,694 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £64,750
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 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 110 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (32.41%) SQL
3 84 (28.97%) C#
4 82 (28.28%) Degree
5 67 (23.10%) OO
6 57 (19.66%) Software Engineering
7 56 (19.31%) Mathematics
8 51 (17.59%) Computer Science
8 51 (17.59%) .NET
9 49 (16.90%) Java
9 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
10 46 (15.86%) Project Management
10 46 (15.86%) Microsoft
11 45 (15.52%) HTML
11 45 (15.52%) Telecoms
12 43 (14.83%) Risk Management
12 43 (14.83%) Algorithms
13 37 (12.76%) Management Information System
14 35 (12.07%) JavaScript
15 34 (11.72%) Linux
16 33 (11.38%) User Stories
16 33 (11.38%) Statistics
17 32 (11.03%) UNIX
18 31 (10.69%) TDD
18 31 (10.69%) NUnit
19 28 (9.66%) SAP
19 28 (9.66%) QA
20 27 (9.31%) Unit Testing
20 27 (9.31%) Test Scripting
20 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.41%) Apache
4 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.14%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Project
4 4 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) SAP FI
1 7 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (2.41%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Endur
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.14%) TCP/IP
1 12 (4.14%) Skype
2 9 (3.10%) Internet
3 8 (2.76%) LAN
3 8 (2.76%) WAN
4 6 (2.07%) Wireless
4 6 (2.07%) HTTP
5 4 (1.38%) Firewall
6 3 (1.03%) SMS
7 2 (0.69%) DHCP
7 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
7 2 (0.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.69%) NFC
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.17%) MySQL
3 9 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.10%) Big Data
3 9 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.76%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.69%) SQLite
9 2 (0.69%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 31 (10.69%) NUnit
2 23 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.21%) Selenium
4 16 (5.52%) JIRA
5 15 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.45%) Hudson
7 7 (2.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (2.07%) MSTest
9 5 (1.72%) LLVM
9 5 (1.72%) GCC
9 5 (1.72%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.38%) JMeter
10 4 (1.38%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.03%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.03%) Subversion
11 3 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.69%) Toad
13 1 (0.34%) JUnit
13 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.90%) Banking
3 19 (6.55%) Legal
4 12 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.14%) Marketing
5 9 (3.10%) Electronics
6 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.38%) Billing
8 3 (1.03%) Retail
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 94 (32.41%) Developer
2 46 (15.86%) Analyst
3 39 (13.45%) Software Developer
4 30 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 28 (9.66%) Project Manager
5 28 (9.66%) C# Developer
6 20 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.52%) Architect
8 14 (4.83%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (4.48%) Agile C# Developer
10 12 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.45%) Programmer
11 10 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.10%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.76%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.76%) Tester
14 7 (2.41%) Software Tester
14 7 (2.41%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.59%) .NET
2 45 (15.52%) HTML
3 27 (9.31%) CSS
4 23 (7.93%) XML
5 21 (7.24%) WPF
6 17 (5.86%) jQuery
7 15 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.83%) WCF
9 13 (4.48%) HTML5
9 13 (4.48%) J2EE
9 13 (4.48%) J2SE
10 12 (4.14%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.14%) LINQ
11 11 (3.79%) Web Services
12 10 (3.45%) CSS3
13 7 (2.41%) RESTful
13 7 (2.41%) SOAP
14 6 (2.07%) XSLT
14 6 (2.07%) WSDL
14 6 (2.07%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.31%) Mathematics
2 51 (17.59%) Computer Science
3 43 (14.83%) Algorithms
4 37 (12.76%) Management Information System
5 33 (11.38%) Statistics
6 27 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.45%) Clustering
8 9 (3.10%) Physics
9 7 (2.41%) User Experience
10 6 (2.07%) Handset
10 6 (2.07%) Replication
11 5 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.72%) DTV
11 5 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.38%) FMCG
12 4 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.69%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.69%) Biology
14 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.72%) Linux
2 32 (11.03%) UNIX
3 21 (7.24%) Windows
4 10 (3.45%) Solaris
5 9 (3.10%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.72%) Android
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.10%) OO
3 57 (19.66%) Software Engineering
4 46 (15.86%) Project Management
5 43 (14.83%) Risk Management
6 33 (11.38%) User Stories
7 31 (10.69%) TDD
8 27 (9.31%) Unit Testing
8 27 (9.31%) Test Scripting
9 26 (8.97%) Scrum
9 26 (8.97%) PRINCE2
10 23 (7.93%) Financial Modelling
10 23 (7.93%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.59%) Multithreading
12 20 (6.90%) Software Architecture
13 17 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.52%) UML
14 16 (5.52%) Regression Testing
15 14 (4.83%) Software Testing
15 14 (4.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.41%) SQL
2 84 (28.97%) C#
3 49 (16.90%) Java
4 35 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.55%) C++
6 11 (3.79%) Python
7 8 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.41%) PHP
9 6 (2.07%) Perl
10 5 (1.72%) VB
10 5 (1.72%) C
11 4 (1.38%) F#
11 4 (1.38%) Delphi
11 4 (1.38%) ABAP
11 4 (1.38%) VBA
11 4 (1.38%) SAPscript
12 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.03%) Ruby
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (28.28%) Degree
2 15 (5.17%) APMP
3 9 (3.10%) PhD
4 7 (2.41%) ISEB
4 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.72%) CISSP
5 5 (1.72%) CISA
5 5 (1.72%) CISM
5 5 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.38%) HND
6 4 (1.38%) MCSE
7 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.69%) LPIC
8 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.69%) RHCE
8 2 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCT
9 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.66%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) COSO
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) DO-160
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) KVM
2 5 (1.72%) QEMU
3 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.69%) Xen
4 2 (0.69%) Postfix
4 2 (0.69%) XenApp
4 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.69%) iptables
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.66%) SAP
3 26 (8.97%) Oracle
4 22 (7.59%) WorldPay
5 20 (6.90%) TOWER Software
6 9 (3.10%) Sun
7 7 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.07%) Citrix
9 4 (1.38%) VMware
10 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.34%) FireEye
11 1 (0.34%) Symantec
11 1 (0.34%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.34%) Websense
11 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.34%) AppSense
11 1 (0.34%) Brady
11 1 (0.34%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.34%) Qualys
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