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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3436 3677 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.38% 35.46% 32.88%
As % of the General category 59.22% 60.93% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3196 3219
Average salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
5802 6035 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.36% 58.21% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 5171 5715
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1810 (25.81%) SQL
2 1774 (25.29%) Banking
3 1209 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 1155 (16.47%) Microsoft
5 1124 (16.03%) Degree
6 1106 (15.77%) Java
7 1070 (15.26%) Windows
8 1035 (14.76%) Oracle
9 988 (14.09%) SQL Server
10 889 (12.67%) C#
11 852 (12.15%) Project Management
12 817 (11.65%) .NET
13 751 (10.71%) UNIX
14 739 (10.54%) Linux
15 696 (9.92%) MS Excel
16 680 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
17 656 (9.35%) ITIL
18 564 (8.04%) Investment Banking
19 503 (7.17%) JavaScript
20 499 (7.11%) HTML
21 497 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
22 464 (6.62%) Front Office
23 459 (6.54%) Active Directory
24 443 (6.32%) C++
24 443 (6.32%) Computer Science
25 424 (6.05%) OO
26 417 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
27 415 (5.92%) MS Office
28 409 (5.83%) Cisco
29 405 (5.77%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 270 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 196 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 131 (1.87%) SAS
4 104 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 104 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 100 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 99 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 91 (1.30%) IIS
8 87 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 70 (1.00%) CMS
10 69 (0.98%) Apache
11 56 (0.80%) JBoss
12 49 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
13 45 (0.64%) Lync
14 43 (0.61%) MQSeries
14 43 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 39 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
16 38 (0.54%) Node.js
17 37 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
18 34 (0.48%) CICS
Applications
1 696 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 415 (5.92%) MS Office
3 130 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 105 (1.50%) MS Project
5 64 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.66%) SPSS
7 32 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 30 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.29%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.100%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.086%) CPLEX
13 5 (0.071%) LaTeX
13 5 (0.071%) SmartSuite
14 3 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.043%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.043%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.029%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 130 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 98 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 57 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 55 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 54 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 52 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 49 (0.70%) HFM
8 48 (0.68%) Markit EDM
9 45 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
9 45 (0.64%) SAP FI
9 45 (0.64%) SAP CO
9 45 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
10 42 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
11 41 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
12 40 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
13 36 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
14 23 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
15 22 (0.31%) SalesLogix
15 22 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
15 22 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 49 (0.70%) SaaS
2 47 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (0.60%) Office 365
4 22 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.21%) IaaS
7 9 (0.13%) PaaS
8 4 (0.057%) Force.com
9 2 (0.029%) Heroku
9 2 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (0.029%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.029%) GitHub
9 2 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.014%) Joyent
10 1 (0.014%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.014%) CheetahMail
10 1 (0.014%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 270 (3.85%) Firewall
2 213 (3.04%) SAN
3 198 (2.82%) WAN
4 187 (2.67%) LAN
5 163 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 162 (2.31%) DNS
7 161 (2.30%) VPN
8 157 (2.24%) Network Security
9 150 (2.14%) Internet
10 118 (1.68%) DHCP
11 117 (1.67%) Wireless
12 103 (1.47%) BGP
13 93 (1.33%) VoIP
14 86 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (1.20%) MPLS
16 71 (1.01%) OSPF
17 70 (1.00%) EIGRP
17 70 (1.00%) Intranet
18 64 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
19 52 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 988 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 323 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 295 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 267 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 228 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 226 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 191 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 178 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 121 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 114 (1.63%) Big Data
11 102 (1.45%) DB2
12 100 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 99 (1.41%) MySQL
13 99 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 91 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
15 87 (1.24%) QlikView
16 82 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 79 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 75 (1.07%) OLAP
19 72 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (1.64%) JIRA
2 110 (1.57%) Subversion
2 110 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (1.48%) Selenium
4 80 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 77 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 71 (1.01%) Maven
7 68 (0.97%) Git (software)
8 60 (0.86%) JUnit
9 54 (0.77%) WebDriver
10 46 (0.66%) Eclipse
11 43 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 40 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 37 (0.53%) JMeter
13 37 (0.53%) Ant
14 32 (0.46%) Hudson
15 29 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
15 29 (0.41%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.33%) LoadRunner
17 19 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 1774 (25.29%) Banking
2 564 (8.04%) Investment Banking
3 464 (6.62%) Front Office
4 359 (5.12%) Retail
5 350 (4.99%) Telecoms
6 337 (4.80%) Financial Institution
7 307 (4.38%) Marketing
8 244 (3.48%) Legal
9 203 (2.89%) Back Office
10 199 (2.84%) Advertising
11 143 (2.04%) Manufacturing
12 123 (1.75%) Law
13 69 (0.98%) Publishing
14 51 (0.73%) Electronics
15 50 (0.71%) Games
16 48 (0.68%) Retail Banking
17 36 (0.51%) Billing
18 34 (0.48%) French Language
19 27 (0.38%) General Ledger
20 24 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1633 (23.28%) Developer
2 1323 (18.86%) Analyst
3 596 (8.50%) Consultant
4 477 (6.80%) Project Manager
5 416 (5.93%) Architect
6 406 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 375 (5.35%) Support Analyst
8 316 (4.51%) Java Developer
9 280 (3.99%) C# Developer
10 259 (3.69%) Applications Support
11 231 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 224 (3.19%) .NET Developer
13 188 (2.68%) Team Leader
14 144 (2.05%) Junior
15 138 (1.97%) Administrator
16 137 (1.95%) C++ Developer
17 132 (1.88%) Network Engineer
18 128 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
19 120 (1.71%) Applications Support Analyst
20 119 (1.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (11.65%) .NET
2 499 (7.11%) HTML
3 396 (5.65%) ASP.NET
4 327 (4.66%) CSS
5 280 (3.99%) Web Services
5 280 (3.99%) XML
6 237 (3.38%) WCF
7 232 (3.31%) Middleware
8 229 (3.26%) jQuery
9 224 (3.19%) Spring
10 223 (3.18%) HTML5
11 155 (2.21%) .NET Framework
11 155 (2.21%) WPF
12 154 (2.20%) AngularJS
13 146 (2.08%) J2EE
14 138 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 135 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
16 123 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
17 111 (1.58%) Hibernate
18 104 (1.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 680 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 443 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 263 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 234 (3.34%) Derivative
5 233 (3.32%) Hedge funds
6 228 (3.25%) Fixed Income
7 223 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 222 (3.17%) Mathematics
9 191 (2.72%) Equities
10 188 (2.68%) Blackberry
11 132 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 107 (1.53%) Open Source
13 106 (1.51%) Visualisation
13 106 (1.51%) User Experience
14 94 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 94 (1.34%) Mobile App
15 93 (1.33%) Statistics
16 92 (1.31%) Data Integration
17 88 (1.25%) Clustering
18 85 (1.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1070 (15.26%) Windows
2 751 (10.71%) UNIX
3 739 (10.54%) Linux
4 220 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 217 (3.09%) Windows 7
6 175 (2.50%) Solaris
7 134 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 109 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (1.15%) Android
10 71 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 68 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 60 (0.86%) AIX
13 50 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.24%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.20%) HPUX
15 14 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.14%) CentOS
16 10 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1209 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (12.15%) Project Management
3 656 (9.35%) ITIL
4 497 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
5 424 (6.05%) OO
6 417 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 399 (5.69%) Scrum
8 375 (5.35%) Analytics
9 363 (5.18%) PRINCE2
10 362 (5.16%) TDD
11 359 (5.12%) MVC
12 346 (4.93%) Asset Management
13 342 (4.88%) Change Management
14 322 (4.59%) Risk Management
15 318 (4.53%) Business Analysis
16 280 (3.99%) Investment Management
17 278 (3.96%) Multithreading
18 265 (3.78%) ETL
19 227 (3.24%) Mentoring
20 222 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1810 (25.81%) SQL
2 1106 (15.77%) Java
3 889 (12.67%) C#
4 503 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 443 (6.32%) C++
6 315 (4.49%) Python
7 225 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 224 (3.19%) VBA
9 218 (3.11%) Perl
10 209 (2.98%) C
11 152 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 124 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 114 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 106 (1.51%) VB
15 105 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 81 (1.15%) PHP
17 70 (1.00%) Ruby
18 51 (0.73%) R
19 44 (0.63%) VB.NET
20 41 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1124 (16.03%) Degree
2 220 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
3 193 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 127 (1.81%) CCNP
5 126 (1.80%) MCSE
6 123 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 108 (1.54%) CISSP
8 99 (1.41%) PMP
9 95 (1.35%) CCNA
10 94 (1.34%) Security Cleared
11 81 (1.15%) ISEB
12 78 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 72 (1.03%) MCSA
14 61 (0.87%) MCP
15 56 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 56 (0.80%) MCITP
16 54 (0.77%) CISA
17 51 (0.73%) CISM
18 49 (0.70%) ACCA
19 45 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (4.48%) QA
2 147 (2.10%) SLA
3 73 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (0.90%) COBIT
5 45 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 44 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 41 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 39 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.27%) Basel II
10 17 (0.24%) EMIR
11 13 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.16%) FATCA
12 11 (0.16%) Basel III
13 10 (0.14%) MiFID
13 10 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (0.100%) UCITS
15 6 (0.086%) FINREP
16 5 (0.071%) COREP
16 5 (0.071%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.071%) GAAP
System Software
1 459 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 248 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (1.14%) XenApp
4 75 (1.07%) vSphere
5 49 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 43 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 43 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
7 41 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 33 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (0.27%) NFS
10 17 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 17 (0.24%) Xen
11 13 (0.19%) vCloud
12 12 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.16%) Squid
14 10 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 9 (0.13%) Docker
16 7 (0.100%) RACF
16 7 (0.100%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.100%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 86 (1.23%) SCCM
2 42 (0.60%) SCOM
3 35 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 35 (0.50%) Nagios
4 31 (0.44%) Control-M
4 31 (0.44%) Puppet
5 29 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 23 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 23 (0.33%) OpenView
7 23 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 21 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 19 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
9 19 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 15 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.13%) OPNET
12 8 (0.11%) Cacti
12 8 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.11%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 1155 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 1035 (14.76%) Oracle
3 409 (5.83%) Cisco
4 405 (5.77%) VMware
5 289 (4.12%) Citrix
6 254 (3.62%) SAP
7 177 (2.52%) HP
8 151 (2.15%) IBM
9 137 (1.95%) Bloomberg
10 133 (1.90%) Business Objects
11 130 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 122 (1.74%) Juniper
13 108 (1.54%) Sybase
14 106 (1.51%) Hyperion
15 102 (1.45%) Reuters
16 97 (1.38%) TIBCO
17 92 (1.31%) Cognos
18 91 (1.30%) NetApp
19 88 (1.25%) CheckPoint
20 77 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum + Medical, Travel, Annual bonus + more
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum C£35k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago