Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 245 329 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.18% 12.11% 14.22%
As % of the General category 34.17% 37.18% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 151 247 291
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,500 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 717 885 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.71% 32.57% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 508 677 626
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,700 £29,000 £30,375
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £77,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 85 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.20%) Linux
3 64 (26.12%) SQL
4 57 (23.27%) Java
4 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
4 57 (23.27%) Fintech
5 53 (21.63%) Scrum
5 53 (21.63%) Test Automation
5 53 (21.63%) Machine Learning
6 52 (21.22%) Software Engineering
6 52 (21.22%) Python
7 43 (17.55%) C#
8 41 (16.73%) Mathematics
9 40 (16.33%) Degree
9 40 (16.33%) Windows
9 40 (16.33%) SDLC
10 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
10 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
11 36 (14.69%) Big Data
12 34 (13.88%) SQL Server
13 33 (13.47%) Project Management
14 32 (13.06%) Risk Management
15 30 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
15 30 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (11.43%) Statistics
17 27 (11.02%) WPF
18 26 (10.61%) Algorithms
19 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (10.20%) Software Testing

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 (3.27%) Confluence
2 7 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.82%) CMS
5 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.82%) WordPress
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.27%) RoboHelp
5 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (3.67%) NetSuite
3 7 (2.86%) Documaker
4 6 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (1.63%) Odoo
6 4 (1.63%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (1.22%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.82%) HFM
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.90%) GitHub
4 8 (3.27%) Office 365
5 7 (2.86%) IaaS
6 5 (2.04%) Firebase
6 5 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.04%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.63%) SaaS
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.22%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.82%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.98%) WebEx
2 10 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.67%) HTTP
4 8 (3.27%) DHCP
4 8 (3.27%) DNS
5 7 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (2.86%) FTP
5 7 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.86%) ICMP
5 7 (2.86%) IMAP
5 7 (2.86%) IPsec
5 7 (2.86%) OpenVPN
5 7 (2.86%) POP3
5 7 (2.86%) SMTP
5 7 (2.86%) SNMP
5 7 (2.86%) SSH
5 7 (2.86%) SSL
5 7 (2.86%) Telnet
5 7 (2.86%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.69%) Big Data
2 34 (13.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.45%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.45%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.22%) MySQL
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.53%) NUnit
3 13 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.31%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (4.49%) Selenium
6 8 (3.27%) JIRA
6 8 (3.27%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.86%) Gerrit
8 6 (2.45%) Ranorex
9 5 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.82%) Subversion
11 1 (0.41%) GitLab
11 1 (0.41%) Gradle
11 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.41%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.41%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (10.20%) Banking
2 15 (6.12%) Advertising
3 14 (5.71%) Retail
4 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.90%) Marketing
6 8 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.45%) Games
7 6 (2.45%) Law
8 4 (1.63%) Electronics
9 3 (1.22%) German Language
9 3 (1.22%) Military
10 2 (0.82%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (23.27%) Developer
2 28 (11.43%) Test Engineer
3 22 (8.98%) Software Test Engineer
3 22 (8.98%) Technical Trainer
3 22 (8.98%) Trainer
4 21 (8.57%) Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Author
4 21 (8.57%) Technical Author
5 16 (6.53%) C# Developer
5 16 (6.53%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 16 (6.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 16 (6.53%) Software Developer
6 15 (6.12%) Administrator
6 15 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 14 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
8 13 (5.31%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (4.90%) Consultant
10 11 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.02%) WPF
2 23 (9.39%) Web Services
3 21 (8.57%) .NET
4 15 (6.12%) Reactive Extensions
5 14 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 13 (5.31%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (5.31%) RESTful
6 13 (5.31%) WCF
7 12 (4.90%) Velocity
7 12 (4.90%) WinForms
8 8 (3.27%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.86%) HTML
9 7 (2.86%) Middleware
9 7 (2.86%) SOAP
9 7 (2.86%) YAML
10 6 (2.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 6 (2.45%) TensorFlow
11 5 (2.04%) Akka
11 5 (2.04%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 57 (23.27%) Fintech
2 26 (10.61%) Algorithms
3 21 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.35%) Reinsurance
5 14 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.67%) FMCG
7 8 (3.27%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.04%) Online Games
9 5 (2.04%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.04%) User Experience
9 5 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.63%) CUDA
10 4 (1.63%) NHS
11 3 (1.22%) Clustering
11 3 (1.22%) Life Science
11 3 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.20%) Linux
2 40 (16.33%) Windows
3 19 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 18 (7.35%) Android
4 18 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.31%) Solaris
6 11 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.27%) Unix
8 7 (2.86%) CentOS
8 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.63%) Machine Learning
2 53 (21.63%) Scrum
2 53 (21.63%) Test Automation
3 52 (21.22%) Software Engineering
4 41 (16.73%) Mathematics
5 40 (16.33%) SDLC
6 33 (13.47%) Project Management
7 32 (13.06%) Risk Management
8 30 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
9 28 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (11.43%) Statistics
10 25 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 24 (9.80%) ERP
12 23 (9.39%) Manual Testing
13 21 (8.57%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.57%) User Stories
14 20 (8.16%) ITIL
15 17 (6.94%) CRM
16 16 (6.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.12%) SQL
2 57 (23.27%) Java
3 52 (21.22%) Python
4 43 (17.55%) C#
5 37 (15.10%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.12%) C++
7 11 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.86%) PHP
9 7 (2.86%) Scala
10 6 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.04%) C
11 5 (2.04%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.04%) Ruby
12 3 (1.22%) Go
12 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 40 (16.33%) Degree
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.08%) ISEB
3 10 (4.08%) MCITP
4 9 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) AAT
7 2 (0.82%) ACCA
7 2 (0.82%) CIMA
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.82%) PhD
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.80%) QA
2 11 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) IFRS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 22 (8.98%) Docker
2 15 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.86%) Samba
4 7 (2.86%) VirtualBox
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.53%) Ansible
2 14 (5.71%) Puppet
3 9 (3.67%) SCCM
4 7 (2.86%) Nagios
4 7 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.86%) Rancher
4 7 (2.86%) SCOM
4 7 (2.86%) Sysdig
4 7 (2.86%) vRealize
5 6 (2.45%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.82%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.39%) WorldPay
3 22 (8.98%) Oracle
4 17 (6.94%) VMware
5 7 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 7 (2.86%) BMC
5 7 (2.86%) Cisco
5 7 (2.86%) HP
5 7 (2.86%) IBM
5 7 (2.86%) Intel
5 7 (2.86%) New Relic
5 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.86%) Splunk
6 5 (2.04%) Google
7 4 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.63%) SAP
8 3 (1.22%) Epicor
8 3 (1.22%) Infor
8 3 (1.22%) Xero