The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2612 3606 4340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.00% 34.17% 34.95%
As % of the General category 62.74% 59.28% 59.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 3000 3641
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,484 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4163 6083 7356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.97% 57.64% 59.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3741 4998 6083
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Finance
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the City of London region.

Finance Salary Trend in the City of London

Finance
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1424 (27.46%) Banking
2 1404 (27.08%) SQL
3 1203 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
4 966 (18.63%) Java
5 873 (16.84%) Degree
6 756 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 721 (13.91%) SQL Server
8 676 (13.04%) C#
9 640 (12.34%) .NET
10 636 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
11 551 (10.63%) Windows
12 536 (10.34%) Oracle
13 524 (10.11%) Project Management
14 505 (9.74%) Linux
15 487 (9.39%) JavaScript
16 473 (9.12%) Unix
17 457 (8.81%) MS Excel
18 441 (8.51%) ITIL
19 418 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
20 414 (7.98%) Front Office
21 413 (7.97%) Asset Management
22 385 (7.43%) Computer Science
22 385 (7.43%) SDLC
23 378 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
24 354 (6.83%) Investment Banking
25 349 (6.73%) C++
26 341 (6.58%) Python
27 325 (6.27%) Business Analysis
28 324 (6.25%) Scrum
29 323 (6.23%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 143 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 102 (1.97%) IIS
3 95 (1.83%) Apache
4 94 (1.81%) WebSphere
5 93 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 75 (1.45%) CMS
7 71 (1.37%) Node.js
7 71 (1.37%) SAS
8 64 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 52 (1.00%) JBoss
10 49 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 46 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
12 42 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 40 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 27 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (0.39%) Skype for Business
18 18 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
18 18 (0.35%) CICS
Applications
1 457 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 292 (5.63%) MS Office
3 73 (1.41%) MS Project
4 62 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.25%) SPSS
8 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.096%) GIMP
11 4 (0.077%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.058%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.039%) Gephi
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.019%) InDesign
14 1 (0.019%) Stata
Business Applications
1 45 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 45 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 32 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 30 (0.58%) thinkFolio
5 29 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 24 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (0.44%) HFM
7 23 (0.44%) Siebel Analytics
8 19 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
9 17 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 13 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
11 13 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
11 13 (0.25%) Summit
12 12 (0.23%) MetaTrader
13 10 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (2.47%) SaaS
2 95 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (0.73%) Office 365
5 29 (0.56%) IaaS
6 28 (0.54%) Force.com
7 26 (0.50%) GitHub
7 26 (0.50%) PaaS
8 13 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.12%) Taleo
14 5 (0.096%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.077%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.077%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.039%) Amazon Glacier
16 2 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (3.20%) Firewall
2 103 (1.99%) LAN
3 101 (1.95%) Internet
4 99 (1.91%) WAN
5 89 (1.72%) Network Security
6 85 (1.64%) DNS
7 80 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 62 (1.20%) VPN
9 54 (1.04%) Intranet
10 52 (1.00%) BGP
11 51 (0.98%) SAN
12 50 (0.96%) VoIP
13 47 (0.91%) Wireless
14 42 (0.81%) OSPF
15 39 (0.75%) HTTP
16 36 (0.69%) Unified Communications
17 35 (0.68%) DHCP
18 31 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
19 30 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 288 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 282 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 276 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 199 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 188 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 180 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 170 (3.28%) Big Data
9 120 (2.31%) MySQL
9 120 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 112 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 93 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 80 (1.54%) QlikView
13 76 (1.47%) NoSQL
14 66 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
15 65 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
16 63 (1.22%) Data Mining
17 56 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
18 55 (1.06%) MongoDB
19 47 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 141 (2.72%) JIRA
2 134 (2.58%) JUnit
3 121 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 104 (2.01%) Maven
5 92 (1.77%) NUnit
6 79 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 78 (1.50%) Subversion
8 77 (1.49%) MSTest
8 77 (1.49%) Selenium
9 71 (1.37%) Moq
10 67 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
11 66 (1.27%) Jenkins
12 60 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 53 (1.02%) Eclipse
13 53 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 49 (0.95%) Gradle
15 42 (0.81%) Jasmine
16 33 (0.64%) SpecFlow
16 33 (0.64%) TeamCity
17 31 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 1424 (27.46%) Banking
2 414 (7.98%) Front Office
3 354 (6.83%) Investment Banking
4 292 (5.63%) Marketing
5 289 (5.57%) Retail
6 277 (5.34%) Telecoms
7 222 (4.28%) Advertising
8 217 (4.19%) Back Office
9 174 (3.36%) Law
10 169 (3.26%) Legal
11 167 (3.22%) Financial Institution
12 55 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 46 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 42 (0.81%) Games
15 39 (0.75%) Publishing
16 38 (0.73%) Electronics
17 37 (0.71%) Billing
18 33 (0.64%) German Language
19 19 (0.37%) Automotive
20 18 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1539 (29.68%) Developer
2 1086 (20.95%) Analyst
3 445 (8.58%) Business Analyst
4 423 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 304 (5.86%) Senior Developer
6 303 (5.84%) Architect
7 296 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 278 (5.36%) Project Manager
9 276 (5.32%) Consultant
10 227 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 190 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
12 186 (3.59%) Support Analyst
13 184 (3.55%) SQL Developer
14 183 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
15 181 (3.49%) Applications Support
16 139 (2.68%) Service Analyst
17 115 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
18 113 (2.18%) Applications Support Analyst
19 112 (2.16%) Junior
20 111 (2.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 640 (12.34%) .NET
2 323 (6.23%) HTML
3 284 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 271 (5.23%) CSS
5 231 (4.46%) Web Services
6 214 (4.13%) XML
7 209 (4.03%) jQuery
8 194 (3.74%) Spring
9 176 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 170 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 165 (3.18%) HTML5
12 151 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 131 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
14 112 (2.16%) J2EE
15 89 (1.72%) Hibernate
16 81 (1.56%) WCF
16 81 (1.56%) WPF
17 80 (1.54%) CSS3
18 78 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 78 (1.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 636 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 289 (5.57%) Derivative
4 277 (5.34%) Fintech
5 248 (4.78%) Mathematics
6 229 (4.42%) Fixed Income
7 219 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 212 (4.09%) Management Information System
9 196 (3.78%) Equities
10 172 (3.32%) Hedge funds
11 122 (2.35%) Data Centre
12 102 (1.97%) User Experience
13 83 (1.60%) Visualisation
14 78 (1.50%) Algorithms
15 77 (1.49%) Blackberry
16 73 (1.41%) Clustering
16 73 (1.41%) Statistics
17 72 (1.39%) Data Structures
18 65 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
18 65 (1.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 551 (10.63%) Windows
2 505 (9.74%) Linux
3 473 (9.12%) Unix
4 172 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 96 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 77 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (0.95%) Solaris
10 40 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (0.66%) Android
12 27 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 18 (0.35%) AIX
15 14 (0.27%) CentOS
16 13 (0.25%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.14%) Debian
17 7 (0.14%) VMS
17 7 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.077%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (10.11%) Project Management
3 441 (8.51%) ITIL
4 418 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
5 413 (7.97%) Asset Management
6 385 (7.43%) SDLC
7 378 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 325 (6.27%) Business Analysis
9 324 (6.25%) Scrum
10 315 (6.08%) Analytics
11 314 (6.06%) MVC
12 313 (6.04%) TDD
13 300 (5.79%) Investment Management
14 299 (5.77%) Multithreading
15 298 (5.75%) Risk Management
16 287 (5.54%) Change Management
17 278 (5.36%) PRINCE2
18 267 (5.15%) OO
19 266 (5.13%) Data Management
20 230 (4.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1404 (27.08%) SQL
2 966 (18.63%) Java
3 676 (13.04%) C#
4 487 (9.39%) JavaScript
5 349 (6.73%) C++
6 341 (6.58%) Python
7 183 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 139 (2.68%) C
9 128 (2.47%) Perl
10 120 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 102 (1.97%) VBA
12 101 (1.95%) VB
13 99 (1.91%) PHP
14 97 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 94 (1.81%) Bash Shell
16 84 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 73 (1.41%) Scala
18 70 (1.35%) Ruby
19 58 (1.12%) R
20 44 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 873 (16.84%) Degree
2 146 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 126 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 110 (2.12%) ISEB
5 100 (1.93%) CCNP
6 99 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 87 (1.68%) PMP
8 85 (1.64%) CISSP
9 63 (1.22%) CCNA
10 59 (1.14%) CISA
11 58 (1.12%) CISM
12 57 (1.10%) MCSE
13 54 (1.04%) ACCA
14 50 (0.96%) MCITP
15 47 (0.91%) CIMA
15 47 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 40 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 39 (0.75%) ISTQB
18 38 (0.73%) Security Cleared
19 34 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (5.00%) QA
2 115 (2.22%) SLA
3 92 (1.77%) Solvency II
4 80 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 46 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.87%) COBIT
8 36 (0.69%) MiFID
9 34 (0.66%) EMIR
10 28 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
11 20 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.31%) ISO27002
12 16 (0.31%) SEPA
13 14 (0.27%) P3O
14 11 (0.21%) CRD IV
15 10 (0.19%) COREP
15 10 (0.19%) SDET
16 8 (0.15%) Basel III
16 8 (0.15%) FINREP
17 4 (0.077%) Basel II
System Software
1 225 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 93 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 38 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (0.62%) XenApp
6 26 (0.50%) vSphere
7 23 (0.44%) Docker
7 23 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.33%) NFS
9 16 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.21%) XenServer
11 10 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.14%) Snort
12 7 (0.14%) Xen
13 6 (0.12%) Corosync
14 5 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.077%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.058%) Cronacle
16 3 (0.058%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 76 (1.47%) Puppet
2 69 (1.33%) SCCM
3 57 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 53 (1.02%) Control-M
4 53 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.85%) Ansible
6 27 (0.52%) SCOM
7 20 (0.39%) EnCase
8 16 (0.31%) FTK
9 15 (0.29%) Nagios
9 15 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 14 (0.27%) Salt
11 10 (0.19%) BladeLogic
11 10 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
11 10 (0.19%) Data Guard
11 10 (0.19%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.19%) Netcool
11 10 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 756 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 536 (10.34%) Oracle
3 201 (3.88%) Cisco
4 174 (3.36%) VMware
5 134 (2.58%) SAP
6 100 (1.93%) Citrix
7 91 (1.76%) Bloomberg
8 87 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 73 (1.41%) Siebel
10 72 (1.39%) HP
11 68 (1.31%) IBM
12 67 (1.29%) Hyperion
13 64 (1.23%) Sybase
14 62 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 55 (1.06%) Informatica
16 54 (1.04%) Tableau
17 53 (1.02%) Murex
18 45 (0.87%) Cognos
19 40 (0.77%) Calypso
19 40 (0.77%) Charles River
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £60,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £120,000k + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90,000k + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £90000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + bonus, OTE and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Flex Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago