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 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 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3700 4304 3943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.51% 34.76% 32.92%
As % of the General category 59.58% 59.11% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3164 3558 3525
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 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £83,500
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
6210 7281 7342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.60% 58.81% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5214 5942 6450
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1913 (26.09%) Banking
2 1890 (25.77%) SQL
3 1457 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
4 1332 (18.16%) Java
5 1235 (16.84%) Degree
6 1086 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 1065 (14.52%) C#
8 1022 (13.94%) Windows
9 994 (13.56%) Project Management
10 954 (13.01%) Microsoft
11 899 (12.26%) .NET
12 862 (11.76%) Oracle
13 779 (10.62%) Linux
14 682 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
15 636 (8.67%) ITIL
16 622 (8.48%) MS Excel
17 612 (8.35%) UNIX
18 608 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
19 568 (7.75%) JavaScript
20 546 (7.45%) Retail
21 515 (7.02%) Investment Banking
22 494 (6.74%) HTML
23 483 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
24 482 (6.57%) Front Office
25 476 (6.49%) Computer Science
26 466 (6.35%) C++
27 460 (6.27%) Python
28 427 (5.82%) SDLC
29 425 (5.80%) QA
30 420 (5.73%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 294 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 169 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 146 (1.99%) Apache
4 126 (1.72%) IIS
5 107 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 91 (1.24%) SAS
7 90 (1.23%) CMS
8 86 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 84 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 63 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 58 (0.79%) JBoss
12 54 (0.74%) Lync
13 44 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 35 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 33 (0.45%) Drupal
17 32 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
18 30 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
19 29 (0.40%) MQSeries
19 29 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 622 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 360 (4.91%) MS Office
3 115 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (1.34%) MS Project
5 89 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.16%) Mathematica
9 12 (0.16%) SPSS
10 9 (0.12%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.041%) S-PLUS
12 3 (0.041%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.027%) SmartSuite
13 2 (0.027%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.014%) InDesign
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 72 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 62 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 58 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 57 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 55 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 55 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 50 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
8 43 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 41 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
10 40 (0.55%) HFM
11 39 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
12 37 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
13 33 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
14 30 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
15 29 (0.40%) Markit EDM
16 28 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
17 27 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
18 26 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
19 25 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 81 (1.10%) SaaS
2 48 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (0.53%) Office 365
4 34 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 24 (0.33%) Force.com
7 22 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.20%) IaaS
9 14 (0.19%) GitHub
10 13 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.15%) PaaS
12 10 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.082%) Google Compute Engine
13 6 (0.082%) Yammer
14 5 (0.068%) Symantec.cloud
14 5 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.068%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.055%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.041%) Taleo
17 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 277 (3.78%) Firewall
2 162 (2.21%) WAN
3 157 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 152 (2.07%) DNS
5 151 (2.06%) LAN
6 135 (1.84%) SAN
7 131 (1.79%) Internet
8 114 (1.55%) Network Security
9 106 (1.45%) VPN
9 106 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
10 100 (1.36%) BGP
11 84 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 83 (1.13%) DHCP
13 80 (1.09%) OSPF
14 76 (1.04%) VoIP
15 72 (0.98%) Wireless
16 63 (0.86%) HTTP
17 50 (0.68%) VLAN
18 49 (0.67%) SSL
19 46 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1086 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 341 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 308 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 303 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 272 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 206 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 204 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 175 (2.39%) Big Data
9 163 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 127 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 124 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 124 (1.69%) MySQL
12 118 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 112 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 104 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 83 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
16 72 (0.98%) NoSQL
17 64 (0.87%) DB2
18 57 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
19 54 (0.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 230 (3.14%) JIRA
2 213 (2.90%) Selenium
2 213 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 154 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 139 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 136 (1.85%) Subversion
6 133 (1.81%) Visual Studio
7 127 (1.73%) WebDriver
8 117 (1.60%) Maven
9 110 (1.50%) Cucumber
10 97 (1.32%) JUnit
11 81 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 72 (0.98%) FitNesse
13 63 (0.86%) SpecFlow
14 62 (0.85%) Eclipse
15 55 (0.75%) JMeter
16 48 (0.65%) HP UFT
17 46 (0.63%) NUnit
18 34 (0.46%) Hudson
19 33 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 1913 (26.09%) Banking
2 546 (7.45%) Retail
3 515 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 482 (6.57%) Front Office
5 396 (5.40%) Telecoms
6 343 (4.68%) Financial Institution
7 300 (4.09%) Marketing
8 264 (3.60%) Back Office
9 250 (3.41%) Legal
10 147 (2.00%) Advertising
11 118 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 117 (1.60%) Law
13 78 (1.06%) Retail Banking
14 74 (1.01%) Electronics
15 63 (0.86%) Games
16 56 (0.76%) General Ledger
17 36 (0.49%) Billing
18 28 (0.38%) International Banking
19 27 (0.37%) Publishing
20 24 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1882 (25.66%) Developer
2 1516 (20.67%) Analyst
3 532 (7.25%) Consultant
4 468 (6.38%) Business Analyst
5 448 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 425 (5.80%) Architect
7 385 (5.25%) Java Developer
8 384 (5.24%) Support Analyst
9 308 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 307 (4.19%) C# Developer
11 248 (3.38%) Applications Support
12 193 (2.63%) .NET Developer
13 178 (2.43%) Junior
14 165 (2.25%) Administrator
15 159 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
16 139 (1.90%) Senior Manager
17 138 (1.88%) C++ Developer
18 134 (1.83%) Network Engineer
19 132 (1.80%) Applications Support Analyst
20 127 (1.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 899 (12.26%) .NET
2 494 (6.74%) HTML
3 347 (4.73%) ASP.NET
4 326 (4.45%) CSS
5 314 (4.28%) XML
6 254 (3.46%) Web Services
7 252 (3.44%) Spring
8 213 (2.90%) jQuery
9 204 (2.78%) Middleware
10 202 (2.75%) HTML5
11 186 (2.54%) WCF
12 183 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
13 166 (2.26%) AngularJS
14 152 (2.07%) WPF
14 152 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 128 (1.75%) .NET Framework
16 118 (1.61%) J2EE
17 116 (1.58%) SOAP
18 106 (1.45%) Hibernate
19 87 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 682 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 476 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 363 (4.95%) Derivative
4 347 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 313 (4.27%) Equities
6 283 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 268 (3.65%) Data Centre
8 238 (3.25%) Fixed Income
9 237 (3.23%) Hedge funds
10 216 (2.95%) Mathematics
11 136 (1.85%) User Experience
12 122 (1.66%) Blackberry
13 116 (1.58%) Data Integration
14 110 (1.50%) Data Structures
15 106 (1.45%) SWIFT
16 97 (1.32%) Statistics
17 93 (1.27%) Algorithms
18 91 (1.24%) Mobile App
19 80 (1.09%) PMI
20 75 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1022 (13.94%) Windows
2 779 (10.62%) Linux
3 612 (8.35%) UNIX
4 173 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 147 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 128 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 118 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 100 (1.36%) Solaris
10 85 (1.16%) Android
11 80 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 37 (0.50%) Windows XP
13 28 (0.38%) AIX
13 28 (0.38%) Debian
13 28 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 23 (0.31%) CentOS
15 14 (0.19%) HPUX
16 12 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.082%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1457 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 994 (13.56%) Project Management
3 636 (8.67%) ITIL
4 608 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
5 483 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 427 (5.82%) SDLC
7 420 (5.73%) Analytics
8 381 (5.20%) PRINCE2
9 376 (5.13%) TDD
10 374 (5.10%) Scrum
11 371 (5.06%) OO
12 355 (4.84%) MVC
13 345 (4.70%) Business Analysis
14 313 (4.27%) Risk Management
14 313 (4.27%) Multithreading
15 309 (4.21%) Asset Management
16 307 (4.19%) Change Management
17 269 (3.67%) Service Delivery
18 268 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 265 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1890 (25.77%) SQL
2 1332 (18.16%) Java
3 1065 (14.52%) C#
4 568 (7.75%) JavaScript
5 466 (6.35%) C++
6 460 (6.27%) Python
7 275 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 223 (3.04%) C
9 215 (2.93%) Perl
10 156 (2.13%) PHP
11 152 (2.07%) VBA
12 146 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 143 (1.95%) PowerShell
14 127 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 123 (1.68%) Ruby
16 121 (1.65%) PL/SQL
17 97 (1.32%) VB
18 85 (1.16%) Scala
19 66 (0.90%) VB.NET
20 65 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 1235 (16.84%) Degree
2 219 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 186 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 183 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 160 (2.18%) CISSP
6 135 (1.84%) CCNP
7 127 (1.73%) PMP
8 113 (1.54%) CCNA
9 105 (1.43%) MCSE
10 94 (1.28%) ISEB
10 94 (1.28%) CISM
11 72 (0.98%) Security Cleared
12 66 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 61 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 56 (0.76%) CISA
15 53 (0.72%) MCP
16 47 (0.64%) ISTQB
17 45 (0.61%) CCIE
18 43 (0.59%) ACCA
19 42 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (5.80%) QA
2 170 (2.32%) SLA
3 75 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 62 (0.85%) COBIT
6 52 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 50 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 45 (0.61%) EMIR
9 37 (0.50%) MiFID
10 31 (0.42%) Data Quality
11 25 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
12 20 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.16%) COREP
13 12 (0.16%) FINREP
13 12 (0.16%) CRD IV
14 9 (0.12%) FATCA
15 8 (0.11%) P3O
15 8 (0.11%) AIFMD
16 6 (0.082%) Basel III
17 4 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 401 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 181 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (0.86%) XenApp
4 51 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 40 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (0.35%) vSphere
8 22 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.30%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.22%) Squid
11 14 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 11 (0.15%) Xen
12 11 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
13 10 (0.14%) NFS
13 10 (0.14%) XenServer
14 9 (0.12%) Varnish
15 7 (0.095%) vCloud
15 7 (0.095%) KVM
16 6 (0.082%) Docker
Systems Management
1 79 (1.08%) SCCM
1 79 (1.08%) Puppet
2 53 (0.72%) Nagios
3 46 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 33 (0.45%) SCOM
6 23 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.29%) OpenView
8 18 (0.25%) Control-M
9 14 (0.19%) WSUS
10 12 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.16%) Ansible
11 11 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 11 (0.15%) CiscoWorks
12 10 (0.14%) FortiGate
13 9 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 954 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 862 (11.76%) Oracle
3 370 (5.05%) Cisco
4 333 (4.54%) VMware
5 288 (3.93%) SAP
6 234 (3.19%) Citrix
7 174 (2.37%) HP
8 162 (2.21%) Red Hat
9 155 (2.11%) IBM
10 122 (1.66%) CheckPoint
11 120 (1.64%) Juniper
12 113 (1.54%) Bloomberg
13 107 (1.46%) Sybase
14 104 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
15 103 (1.40%) F5
16 97 (1.32%) Cognos
17 87 (1.19%) Reuters
18 83 (1.13%) TIBCO
19 73 (1.00%) Google
20 71 (0.97%) Hyperion
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago