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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3542 4379 3624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.13% 34.95% 30.83%
As % of the General category 59.13% 59.09% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2959 3676 3208
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,469 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
5990 7411 6915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.71% 59.16% 58.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 6128 5998
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,137 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 1760 (25.35%) SQL
2 1757 (25.31%) Banking
3 1271 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1142 (16.45%) Degree
5 1101 (15.86%) Java
6 1041 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 993 (14.30%) Windows
8 929 (13.38%) Project Management
9 923 (13.29%) SQL Server
10 876 (12.62%) C#
11 838 (12.07%) Oracle
12 776 (11.18%) .NET
13 694 (10.00%) Linux
14 635 (9.15%) ITIL
15 631 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 618 (8.90%) UNIX
17 613 (8.83%) MS Excel
18 502 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
19 498 (7.17%) Investment Banking
20 477 (6.87%) JavaScript
21 468 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
22 466 (6.71%) Retail
23 461 (6.64%) Active Directory
24 460 (6.63%) HTML
25 455 (6.55%) Cisco
26 411 (5.92%) Front Office
27 401 (5.78%) MS Office
28 390 (5.62%) Computer Science
29 380 (5.47%) Telecoms
30 369 (5.31%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 165 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 120 (1.73%) IIS
4 108 (1.56%) Apache
5 107 (1.54%) SAS
6 101 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 96 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 88 (1.27%) CMS
9 87 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 69 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 63 (0.91%) JBoss
12 56 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 55 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 52 (0.75%) Lync
15 44 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
16 41 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
17 31 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
18 30 (0.43%) MQSeries
19 29 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
19 29 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 613 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 401 (5.78%) MS Office
3 115 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (1.28%) MS Project
5 64 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.33%) SPSS
6 23 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 19 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.12%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.086%) LaTeX
12 6 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.058%) GNU Octave
14 2 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.029%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.029%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 89 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 66 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 62 (0.89%) SAP FI
5 59 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
5 59 (0.85%) SAP CO
6 55 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 44 (0.63%) Markit EDM
8 42 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
9 33 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
10 31 (0.45%) HFM
10 31 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
11 30 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
12 29 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
12 29 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
13 26 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
13 26 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
14 24 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 24 (0.35%) SAP Business One
15 23 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 63 (0.91%) SaaS
2 39 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (0.49%) Office 365
5 29 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.30%) IaaS
7 19 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.16%) PaaS
9 10 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.10%) Force.com
11 6 (0.086%) Yammer
12 5 (0.072%) Symantec.cloud
12 5 (0.072%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.058%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.043%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.043%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.029%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.029%) GitHub
16 1 (0.014%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 311 (4.48%) Firewall
2 209 (3.01%) WAN
3 172 (2.48%) LAN
4 167 (2.41%) Network Security
5 166 (2.39%) SAN
6 154 (2.22%) VPN
7 148 (2.13%) DNS
8 140 (2.02%) Internet
9 139 (2.00%) TCP/IP
10 129 (1.86%) BGP
11 123 (1.77%) VoIP
12 121 (1.74%) Wireless
13 113 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
14 104 (1.50%) MPLS
15 96 (1.38%) DHCP
16 94 (1.35%) OSPF
17 91 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
18 86 (1.24%) EIGRP
19 62 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
20 56 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 923 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 288 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 278 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 259 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 254 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 191 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 163 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 146 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 133 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 130 (1.87%) MySQL
11 127 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 126 (1.81%) Big Data
13 93 (1.34%) Hadoop
14 87 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 81 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 69 (0.99%) DB2
17 68 (0.98%) QlikView
17 68 (0.98%) NoSQL
18 54 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
19 53 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 154 (2.22%) JIRA
2 140 (2.02%) Selenium
3 133 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 131 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 99 (1.43%) Subversion
6 99 (1.43%) Maven
7 87 (1.25%) JUnit
8 86 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 72 (1.04%) WebDriver
10 69 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 58 (0.84%) Eclipse
12 42 (0.60%) Hudson
13 40 (0.58%) JMeter
14 38 (0.55%) SpecFlow
15 29 (0.42%) TeamCity
16 27 (0.39%) Ant
16 27 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
17 22 (0.32%) NUnit
18 21 (0.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 1757 (25.31%) Banking
2 498 (7.17%) Investment Banking
3 466 (6.71%) Retail
4 411 (5.92%) Front Office
5 380 (5.47%) Telecoms
6 369 (5.31%) Financial Institution
7 321 (4.62%) Marketing
8 241 (3.47%) Legal
9 231 (3.33%) Back Office
10 179 (2.58%) Advertising
11 131 (1.89%) Manufacturing
12 111 (1.60%) Law
13 66 (0.95%) Electronics
14 62 (0.89%) Retail Banking
15 55 (0.79%) Games
16 54 (0.78%) Publishing
17 44 (0.63%) General Ledger
18 23 (0.33%) Billing
19 19 (0.27%) French Language
20 18 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1554 (22.38%) Developer
2 1367 (19.69%) Analyst
3 593 (8.54%) Consultant
4 459 (6.61%) Project Manager
5 427 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 409 (5.89%) Architect
7 373 (5.37%) Support Analyst
8 287 (4.13%) Java Developer
9 240 (3.46%) Senior Developer
10 239 (3.44%) C# Developer
11 238 (3.43%) Applications Support
12 198 (2.85%) .NET Developer
13 168 (2.42%) Administrator
14 152 (2.19%) Junior
15 151 (2.17%) Network Engineer
16 118 (1.70%) Senior Analyst
17 113 (1.63%) Desktop Support
18 112 (1.61%) Team Leader
19 111 (1.60%) DBA
19 111 (1.60%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 776 (11.18%) .NET
2 460 (6.63%) HTML
3 325 (4.68%) ASP.NET
4 273 (3.93%) Web Services
5 270 (3.89%) CSS
6 241 (3.47%) XML
7 224 (3.23%) Middleware
8 220 (3.17%) Spring
9 204 (2.94%) WCF
10 190 (2.74%) HTML5
11 183 (2.64%) jQuery
12 152 (2.19%) AngularJS
13 146 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
14 143 (2.06%) .NET Framework
15 141 (2.03%) WPF
16 130 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 99 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
18 95 (1.37%) J2EE
19 93 (1.34%) Hibernate
20 88 (1.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 631 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 390 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 300 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 261 (3.76%) Derivative
5 256 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 242 (3.49%) Hedge funds
7 238 (3.43%) Equities
8 196 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 177 (2.55%) Mathematics
10 167 (2.41%) Blackberry
11 113 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 110 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 107 (1.54%) Open Source
14 106 (1.53%) Data Integration
15 92 (1.33%) SWIFT
16 88 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
17 84 (1.21%) User Experience
18 78 (1.12%) Statistics
19 72 (1.04%) Credit Risk
20 68 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 993 (14.30%) Windows
2 694 (10.00%) Linux
3 618 (8.90%) UNIX
4 184 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 183 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 121 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 119 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 118 (1.70%) Solaris
9 113 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 66 (0.95%) Android
11 63 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 52 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 43 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 20 (0.29%) CentOS
15 17 (0.24%) AIX
16 14 (0.20%) Debian
17 13 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
19 8 (0.12%) Windows Vista
20 7 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1271 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (13.38%) Project Management
3 635 (9.15%) ITIL
4 502 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
5 468 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 356 (5.13%) OO
7 354 (5.10%) Scrum
8 348 (5.01%) Business Analysis
8 348 (5.01%) Analytics
9 337 (4.85%) PRINCE2
10 336 (4.84%) TDD
11 323 (4.65%) MVC
12 300 (4.32%) Asset Management
13 289 (4.16%) Service Delivery
13 289 (4.16%) Change Management
14 284 (4.09%) Multithreading
15 274 (3.95%) Risk Management
16 243 (3.50%) Service Management
17 229 (3.30%) Programme Management
18 225 (3.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1760 (25.35%) SQL
2 1101 (15.86%) Java
3 876 (12.62%) C#
4 477 (6.87%) JavaScript
5 352 (5.07%) Python
6 341 (4.91%) C++
7 252 (3.63%) T-SQL
8 226 (3.26%) Perl
9 167 (2.41%) C
10 165 (2.38%) VBA
11 124 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 123 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 114 (1.64%) PHP
14 112 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 108 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 79 (1.14%) Ruby
17 67 (0.97%) VB
18 58 (0.84%) Scala
19 47 (0.68%) VB.NET
20 43 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 1142 (16.45%) Degree
2 257 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 237 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 163 (2.35%) CISSP
5 158 (2.28%) MCSE
6 150 (2.16%) CCNP
7 144 (2.07%) PMI Certification
8 130 (1.87%) CCNA
9 118 (1.70%) PMP
10 91 (1.31%) Security Cleared
11 87 (1.25%) CISM
12 86 (1.24%) ISEB
13 83 (1.20%) MCP
14 72 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 68 (0.98%) MCSA
16 64 (0.92%) CISA
17 56 (0.81%) MCITP
18 52 (0.75%) CCIE
19 45 (0.65%) ISTQB
20 44 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (5.31%) QA
2 163 (2.35%) SLA
3 93 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (1.01%) COBIT
5 56 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 44 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 35 (0.50%) EMIR
9 29 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 24 (0.35%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
12 17 (0.24%) MiFID
13 13 (0.19%) Basel II
14 10 (0.14%) Basel III
15 9 (0.13%) FINREP
16 8 (0.12%) COREP
17 7 (0.10%) FATCA
17 7 (0.10%) UCITS
18 6 (0.086%) CRD IV
18 6 (0.086%) GAAP
System Software
1 461 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 208 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (0.97%) XenApp
4 56 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 35 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (0.35%) Xen
8 24 (0.35%) vSphere
9 20 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.26%) Squid
11 16 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.23%) NFS
12 10 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (0.13%) XenServer
13 9 (0.13%) vCloud
14 6 (0.086%) Varnish
14 6 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.086%) RACF
15 5 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 69 (0.99%) SCCM
2 54 (0.78%) Puppet
3 42 (0.60%) Nagios
4 36 (0.52%) SCOM
5 33 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (0.39%) OpenView
7 26 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 26 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 22 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
11 18 (0.26%) Control-M
11 18 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.19%) OPNET
12 13 (0.19%) Backup Exec
13 12 (0.17%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.16%) Cisco LMS
15 10 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 9 (0.13%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1041 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 838 (12.07%) Oracle
3 455 (6.55%) Cisco
4 367 (5.29%) VMware
5 273 (3.93%) SAP
6 254 (3.66%) Citrix
7 203 (2.92%) HP
8 162 (2.33%) IBM
9 148 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 133 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 128 (1.84%) Juniper
12 90 (1.30%) Cognos
12 90 (1.30%) Bloomberg
13 89 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
13 89 (1.28%) Business Objects
14 85 (1.22%) Reuters
14 85 (1.22%) F5
15 83 (1.20%) TIBCO
15 83 (1.20%) Sybase
16 82 (1.18%) Hyperion
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Commission and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Cash benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago