Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Finance 254 377 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.62% 11.78% 14.66%
As % of the General category 36.34% 34.75% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 170 271 316
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,625
90th Percentile £68,250 £82,500 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 699 1,085 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.72% 33.92% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 499 774 603
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,125 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £76,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Finance in Cambridge

Finance
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Cambridge over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Finance.

1 104 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.28%) Scrum
3 80 (31.50%) Linux
4 75 (29.53%) Software Engineering
5 71 (27.95%) SQL
6 69 (27.17%) Test Automation
7 62 (24.41%) Java
7 62 (24.41%) Machine Learning
8 57 (22.44%) Fintech
9 51 (20.08%) Python
10 47 (18.50%) C#
11 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
11 46 (18.11%) Project Management
12 44 (17.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 43 (16.93%) Big Data
14 41 (16.14%) Telecoms
14 41 (16.14%) ERP
15 40 (15.75%) Degree
15 40 (15.75%) Mathematics
16 38 (14.96%) Git (software)
17 37 (14.57%) SDLC
18 36 (14.17%) CRM
19 34 (13.39%) JavaScript
20 32 (12.60%) Statistics
21 31 (12.20%) Computer Science
21 31 (12.20%) WPF
21 31 (12.20%) SQL Server
22 30 (11.81%) .NET
22 30 (11.81%) Manual Testing
22 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.15%) Confluence
2 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (8.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (3.15%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Odoo
2 6 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.97%) Firebase
3 5 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.97%) SaaS
4 4 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.02%) WebEx
2 17 (6.69%) Firewall
3 15 (5.91%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.91%) VPN
4 14 (5.51%) LAN
4 14 (5.51%) WAN
5 6 (2.36%) BGP
6 3 (1.18%) VLAN
7 2 (0.79%) Intranet
7 2 (0.79%) Skype
7 2 (0.79%) SMS
7 2 (0.79%) VoIP
8 1 (0.39%) DHCP
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Internet
8 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.93%) Big Data
2 31 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 18 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.94%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.15%) Couchbase
6 7 (2.76%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.18%) MySQL
10 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.79%) HBase
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.39%) Power BI
11 1 (0.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.30%) NUnit
4 15 (5.91%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.12%) Selenium
6 8 (3.15%) JIRA
7 4 (1.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.79%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.39%) GitLab
9 1 (0.39%) Gradle
9 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.39%) QUnit
9 1 (0.39%) Subversion
9 1 (0.39%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (16.14%) Telecoms
2 26 (10.24%) Retail
3 24 (9.45%) Banking
4 19 (7.48%) Advertising
4 19 (7.48%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.30%) Marketing
6 14 (5.51%) Back Office
7 12 (4.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (26.38%) Developer
2 28 (11.02%) Analyst
2 28 (11.02%) Technical Trainer
2 28 (11.02%) Trainer
3 26 (10.24%) Test Engineer
4 23 (9.06%) Software Test Engineer
5 22 (8.66%) Business Analyst
5 22 (8.66%) Lead Business Analyst
6 21 (8.27%) Author
6 21 (8.27%) Technical Author
7 19 (7.48%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.69%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.69%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.69%) Python Developer
8 17 (6.69%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (6.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (6.69%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 17 (6.69%) Senior Test Engineer
9 16 (6.30%) IT Manager
10 14 (5.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.20%) WPF
2 30 (11.81%) .NET
3 28 (11.02%) HTML
4 21 (8.27%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.27%) CSS
5 18 (7.09%) React
6 17 (6.69%) Reactive Extensions
7 14 (5.51%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (5.12%) WCF
8 13 (5.12%) WinForms
9 12 (4.72%) Velocity
10 11 (4.33%) Web Services
11 10 (3.94%) CSS3
11 10 (3.94%) Django
11 10 (3.94%) Flask
11 10 (3.94%) HTML5
12 9 (3.54%) Twisted
12 9 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.44%) Fintech
2 24 (9.45%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.09%) Reinsurance
4 17 (6.69%) FMCG
5 16 (6.30%) User Experience
6 15 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.15%) Blog
8 7 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.18%) Life Science
11 2 (0.79%) NHS
11 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.39%) Robotics
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.50%) Linux
2 24 (9.45%) Windows
3 14 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.33%) Ubuntu
5 10 (3.94%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.79%) Unix
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.28%) Scrum
3 75 (29.53%) Software Engineering
4 69 (27.17%) Test Automation
5 62 (24.41%) Machine Learning
6 46 (18.11%) Project Management
7 44 (17.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 41 (16.14%) ERP
9 40 (15.75%) Mathematics
10 37 (14.57%) SDLC
11 36 (14.17%) CRM
12 32 (12.60%) Statistics
13 31 (12.20%) Computer Science
14 30 (11.81%) Manual Testing
14 30 (11.81%) User Stories
15 29 (11.42%) Risk Management
16 27 (10.63%) Mentoring
17 23 (9.06%) Change Management
18 21 (8.27%) MVC
18 21 (8.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.95%) SQL
2 62 (24.41%) Java
3 51 (20.08%) Python
4 47 (18.50%) C#
5 34 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.76%) C++
8 5 (1.97%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.79%) ES6
10 2 (0.79%) Scala
10 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.39%) Go
11 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.39%) R
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (15.75%) Degree
2 18 (7.09%) ISEB
3 9 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.57%) PhD
6 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.18%) PMP
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) MCITP
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.63%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) PSD2
3 2 (0.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.09%) Docker
2 16 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.69%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.33%) Puppet
3 9 (3.54%) Ansible
4 3 (1.18%) Terraform
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) SCCM
5 2 (0.79%) SCSM
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) VMware
3 14 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.51%) Veeam
4 12 (4.72%) SAP
5 8 (3.15%) WorldPay
6 6 (2.36%) SonicWALL
7 5 (1.97%) Google
8 2 (0.79%) Citrix
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Ariba
9 1 (0.39%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.39%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle
9 1 (0.39%) Tableau