The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4493 3649 5436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.24% 30.58% 38.96%
As % of the General category 59.67% 52.07% 62.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3238 4853
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £81,825 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7530 7008 8766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 59.05% 58.74% 62.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6226 6123 7853
Average salary £57,500 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Finance
London

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 16 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2225 (27.40%) SQL
2 2220 (27.34%) Banking
3 1518 (18.69%) Java
4 1401 (17.25%) Degree
5 1311 (16.14%) SQL Server
6 1226 (15.10%) C#
7 1215 (14.96%) .NET
8 1156 (14.23%) Windows
9 1127 (13.88%) Microsoft
10 1055 (12.99%) Project Management
11 993 (12.23%) Oracle
12 817 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
13 798 (9.83%) UNIX
13 798 (9.83%) Linux
14 716 (8.82%) Investment Banking
15 677 (8.34%) MS Excel
16 659 (8.11%) Computer Science
17 645 (7.94%) HTML
18 638 (7.86%) Front Office
19 614 (7.56%) JavaScript
20 576 (7.09%) C++
21 574 (7.07%) ITIL
22 545 (6.71%) Risk Management
23 536 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
24 534 (6.58%) Business Analysis
25 522 (6.43%) Scrum
26 517 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
27 513 (6.32%) QA
28 512 (6.30%) Derivative
29 508 (6.26%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 319 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 218 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 213 (2.62%) IIS
4 156 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 139 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 119 (1.47%) SAS
7 102 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 90 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 90 (1.11%) CMS
9 86 (1.06%) Apache
10 84 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 72 (0.89%) Lync
12 56 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
13 40 (0.49%) MQSeries
14 36 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
14 36 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
15 35 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
16 34 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 30 (0.37%) Node.js
18 29 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 677 (8.34%) MS Excel
2 378 (4.65%) MS Office
3 106 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (1.10%) MS Project
5 70 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 65 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 51 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 32 (0.39%) SPSS
9 29 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.074%) CPLEX
11 5 (0.062%) InDesign
12 4 (0.049%) ArcInfo
12 4 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.037%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.025%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.012%) Mingle
15 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.012%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 100 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 48 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 46 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 44 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 44 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 41 (0.50%) Markit EDM
8 37 (0.46%) SAP FI
9 35 (0.43%) SAP CO
9 35 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
10 34 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
11 32 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
12 29 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
12 29 (0.36%) Front Arena
13 26 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
14 24 (0.30%) SAP Business One
15 23 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
15 23 (0.28%) HFM
15 23 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 55 (0.68%) SaaS
2 39 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.17%) GitHub
5 11 (0.14%) Force.com
6 7 (0.086%) IaaS
6 7 (0.086%) Office 365
6 7 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.074%) PaaS
8 5 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.012%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.012%) Heroku
9 1 (0.012%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 229 (2.82%) Firewall
2 202 (2.49%) DNS
3 195 (2.40%) SAN
4 192 (2.36%) TCP/IP
5 166 (2.04%) Internet
6 161 (1.98%) WAN
7 143 (1.76%) LAN
8 118 (1.45%) DHCP
9 81 (1.00%) HTTP
10 80 (0.99%) Intranet
11 76 (0.94%) VPN
12 64 (0.79%) VoIP
13 63 (0.78%) LDAP
14 59 (0.73%) BGP
15 48 (0.59%) OSPF
15 48 (0.59%) SSL
16 46 (0.57%) NAS
17 44 (0.54%) EIGRP
18 42 (0.52%) SMTP
19 40 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1311 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 374 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 359 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 332 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 309 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 258 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 245 (3.02%) Oracle Database
8 185 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 147 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 121 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 113 (1.39%) Big Data
12 109 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 103 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 99 (1.22%) MySQL
15 89 (1.10%) Data Mining
15 89 (1.10%) QlikView
16 79 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
17 68 (0.84%) NoSQL
18 58 (0.71%) Hadoop
19 56 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 228 (2.81%) Visual Studio
2 190 (2.34%) Selenium
3 163 (2.01%) Subversion
4 157 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 151 (1.86%) JUnit
6 111 (1.37%) Maven
7 107 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 106 (1.31%) JIRA
9 103 (1.27%) NUnit
10 92 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 92 (1.13%) WebDriver
11 70 (0.86%) Git (software)
12 57 (0.70%) Hudson
13 55 (0.68%) Jenkins
14 53 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 36 (0.44%) TeamCity
15 36 (0.44%) Ant
16 35 (0.43%) Xcode
17 31 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
18 29 (0.36%) JMeter
General
1 2220 (27.34%) Banking
2 716 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 638 (7.86%) Front Office
4 409 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 403 (4.96%) Retail
6 318 (3.92%) Marketing
7 279 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 265 (3.26%) Back Office
9 257 (3.16%) Legal
10 206 (2.54%) Advertising
11 105 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 93 (1.15%) Law
13 75 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.90%) Games
15 70 (0.86%) Billing
16 57 (0.70%) International Banking
17 49 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
18 44 (0.54%) General Ledger
19 40 (0.49%) French Language
20 37 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2202 (27.11%) Developer
2 1641 (20.21%) Analyst
3 552 (6.80%) Business Analyst
4 533 (6.56%) Consultant
5 532 (6.55%) Java Developer
6 471 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 459 (5.65%) Architect
8 411 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 392 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 380 (4.68%) Senior Developer
11 342 (4.21%) Applications Support
12 269 (3.31%) .NET Developer
13 217 (2.67%) Administrator
14 204 (2.51%) Applications Support Analyst
15 184 (2.27%) C++ Developer
16 175 (2.15%) Junior
17 171 (2.11%) DBA
18 154 (1.90%) Team Leader
19 153 (1.88%) Senior Analyst
20 151 (1.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1215 (14.96%) .NET
2 645 (7.94%) HTML
3 494 (6.08%) ASP.NET
4 458 (5.64%) CSS
5 429 (5.28%) XML
6 356 (4.38%) Web Services
7 314 (3.87%) jQuery
7 314 (3.87%) HTML5
8 298 (3.67%) WCF
9 276 (3.40%) Spring
10 252 (3.10%) WPF
11 245 (3.02%) J2EE
12 235 (2.89%) .NET Framework
13 194 (2.39%) Ajax
14 172 (2.12%) Middleware
15 166 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 157 (1.93%) CSS3
17 138 (1.70%) WinForms
18 137 (1.69%) Hibernate
19 105 (1.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 659 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 512 (6.30%) Derivative
3 457 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 381 (4.69%) Fixed Income
5 377 (4.64%) Equities
6 348 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 337 (4.15%) Hedge funds
8 278 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 170 (2.09%) Blackberry
10 168 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
11 141 (1.74%) Credit Risk
12 114 (1.40%) Physics
13 106 (1.31%) Clustering
14 103 (1.27%) Open Source
15 101 (1.24%) Market Risk
16 97 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
17 87 (1.07%) Statistics
18 80 (0.99%) SWIFT
19 76 (0.94%) Replication
19 76 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1156 (14.23%) Windows
2 798 (9.83%) UNIX
2 798 (9.83%) Linux
3 298 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 196 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 182 (2.24%) Solaris
6 156 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 137 (1.69%) Android
8 134 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 111 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 110 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 36 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 31 (0.38%) AIX
14 16 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.14%) zOS
18 10 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
19 9 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1055 (12.99%) Project Management
2 817 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (7.07%) ITIL
4 545 (6.71%) Risk Management
5 536 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
6 534 (6.58%) Business Analysis
7 522 (6.43%) Scrum
8 517 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 473 (5.82%) OO
10 432 (5.32%) Asset Management
11 427 (5.26%) TDD
12 403 (4.96%) Multithreading
13 385 (4.74%) Change Management
14 377 (4.64%) PRINCE2
15 358 (4.41%) Analytics
16 338 (4.16%) MVC
17 311 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 297 (3.66%) ETL
19 296 (3.64%) Investment Management
20 274 (3.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2225 (27.40%) SQL
2 1518 (18.69%) Java
3 1226 (15.10%) C#
4 614 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 576 (7.09%) C++
6 328 (4.04%) Python
7 316 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 303 (3.73%) Perl
9 248 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 236 (2.91%) C
11 230 (2.83%) VBA
12 219 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 215 (2.65%) VB
14 161 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 139 (1.71%) Ruby
16 127 (1.56%) VBScript
17 109 (1.34%) PHP
18 102 (1.26%) VB.NET
19 86 (1.06%) Bash Shell
20 61 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1401 (17.25%) Degree
2 219 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 181 (2.23%) ISEB
4 141 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (1.22%) CISSP
5 99 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 97 (1.19%) MCSE
7 91 (1.12%) CCNP
8 86 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 73 (0.90%) CISA
10 71 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 64 (0.79%) CCNA
12 62 (0.76%) Security Cleared
12 62 (0.76%) PMP
13 57 (0.70%) MCITP
14 47 (0.58%) CISM
15 43 (0.53%) MCSA
16 42 (0.52%) MCP
17 41 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 39 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 513 (6.32%) QA
2 117 (1.44%) SLA
3 57 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 50 (0.62%) COBIT
5 47 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.38%) EMIR
8 28 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 23 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 22 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.26%) COREP
12 19 (0.23%) FINREP
12 19 (0.23%) PCI DSS
13 15 (0.18%) Basel III
14 13 (0.16%) Basel II
14 13 (0.16%) GAAP
15 12 (0.15%) CRD IV
16 10 (0.12%) MiFID
17 8 (0.099%) ISO 9000
18 6 (0.074%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 508 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 223 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (0.81%) XenApp
4 63 (0.78%) vSphere
5 61 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 56 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 50 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (0.57%) Hyper-V
9 42 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (0.30%) XenServer
11 22 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 12 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
14 8 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.099%) vCloud
15 7 (0.086%) Xen
16 6 (0.074%) NFS
17 5 (0.062%) RACF
17 5 (0.062%) ISA Server
18 4 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 68 (0.84%) SCCM
3 49 (0.60%) SCOM
4 46 (0.57%) Puppet
4 46 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 27 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.31%) Control-M
7 21 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
7 21 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 19 (0.23%) HP NNM
9 18 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 15 (0.18%) Nagios
11 11 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (0.12%) WSUS
12 10 (0.12%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (0.099%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.086%) Oracle EDQ
15 7 (0.086%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.086%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1127 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 993 (12.23%) Oracle
3 389 (4.79%) VMware
4 292 (3.60%) Cisco
5 279 (3.44%) Citrix
6 215 (2.65%) SAP
7 180 (2.22%) HP
8 161 (1.98%) Sybase
9 141 (1.74%) Cognos
10 139 (1.71%) IBM
11 131 (1.61%) TIBCO
12 119 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 112 (1.38%) Business Objects
14 108 (1.33%) JBoss
15 95 (1.17%) Adobe
16 94 (1.16%) Informatica
17 88 (1.08%) Bloomberg
18 86 (1.06%) Juniper
19 85 (1.05%) Sun
20 72 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £69000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40 - £65 per annum + corporate benefits, bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago