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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4044 3943 4759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.05% 33.34% 36.98%
As % of the General category 58.29% 54.24% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3379 3540 4331
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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
6938 7269 7978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.42% 61.46% 62.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5699 6448 7289
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 £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 2286 (27.01%) SQL
2 2251 (26.60%) Banking
3 1543 (18.23%) Java
4 1507 (17.81%) Degree
5 1477 (17.45%) SQL Server
6 1329 (15.70%) Microsoft
7 1211 (14.31%) Windows
8 1202 (14.20%) Oracle
9 1163 (13.74%) .NET
10 1162 (13.73%) C#
11 1073 (12.68%) Project Management
12 912 (10.78%) Linux
13 902 (10.66%) MS Excel
14 832 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
15 818 (9.67%) UNIX
16 770 (9.10%) Investment Banking
17 692 (8.18%) JavaScript
18 691 (8.16%) ITIL
19 688 (8.13%) Computer Science
20 684 (8.08%) HTML
21 608 (7.18%) OO
22 593 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
23 592 (7.00%) Front Office
24 576 (6.81%) C++
25 535 (6.32%) Risk Management
26 509 (6.01%) XML
27 507 (5.99%) QA
28 506 (5.98%) ASP.NET
29 499 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 494 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 293 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 231 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 160 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 141 (1.67%) SAS
5 137 (1.62%) WebSphere
6 121 (1.43%) IIS
7 113 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 109 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 102 (1.21%) CMS
10 96 (1.13%) Apache
11 80 (0.95%) Lync
12 63 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 56 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 54 (0.64%) MQSeries
16 52 (0.61%) Node.js
17 50 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 45 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
19 32 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
20 29 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 902 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 428 (5.06%) MS Office
3 140 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (0.98%) MS Project
5 67 (0.79%) SPSS
6 61 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 54 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 40 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.28%) CPLEX
10 20 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.083%) Open Workbench
12 7 (0.083%) LaTeX
13 4 (0.047%) InDesign
14 3 (0.035%) SmartSuite
15 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
15 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.012%) FastStats
15 1 (0.012%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 141 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 75 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 71 (0.84%) HFM
5 62 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 60 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 57 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
8 56 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 53 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
9 53 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
10 50 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
11 41 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
11 41 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
12 40 (0.47%) Markit EDM
13 30 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
13 30 (0.35%) SAP FI
14 29 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
14 29 (0.34%) SAP CO
15 28 (0.33%) Agresso
16 24 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 57 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (0.65%) SaaS
3 35 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (0.25%) Office 365
6 15 (0.18%) GitHub
7 13 (0.15%) IaaS
7 13 (0.15%) PaaS
8 8 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.059%) Heroku
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.012%) Force.com
10 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.012%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 285 (3.37%) Firewall
2 225 (2.66%) SAN
3 215 (2.54%) Internet
4 198 (2.34%) LAN
5 189 (2.23%) WAN
6 182 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 168 (1.99%) DNS
8 119 (1.41%) Intranet
9 93 (1.10%) VPN
10 89 (1.05%) DHCP
11 80 (0.95%) BGP
12 67 (0.79%) LDAP
13 65 (0.77%) HTTP
14 62 (0.73%) VoIP
14 62 (0.73%) Network Security
15 55 (0.65%) OSPF
16 52 (0.61%) EIGRP
16 52 (0.61%) SSL
17 51 (0.60%) Multicast
18 44 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1477 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 499 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 423 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 375 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 362 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 335 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 270 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 268 (3.17%) Oracle Database
9 175 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 154 (1.82%) MySQL
11 139 (1.64%) Big Data
12 121 (1.43%) QlikView
13 113 (1.34%) Data Mining
14 107 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 106 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 105 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
17 98 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 91 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
19 88 (1.04%) Essbase
20 81 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 258 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 214 (2.53%) Selenium
3 195 (2.30%) Subversion
4 147 (1.74%) JIRA
5 137 (1.62%) JUnit
6 133 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 120 (1.42%) Maven
8 115 (1.36%) Git (software)
9 107 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 95 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 88 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 87 (1.03%) WebDriver
13 82 (0.97%) Eclipse
14 61 (0.72%) Hudson
15 52 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
16 45 (0.53%) JMeter
17 43 (0.51%) NUnit
18 38 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 36 (0.43%) Ant
20 29 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 2251 (26.60%) Banking
2 770 (9.10%) Investment Banking
3 592 (7.00%) Front Office
4 428 (5.06%) Retail
5 387 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 377 (4.45%) Financial Institution
7 357 (4.22%) Marketing
8 273 (3.23%) Legal
9 268 (3.17%) Advertising
10 259 (3.06%) Back Office
11 161 (1.90%) Law
12 159 (1.88%) Manufacturing
13 88 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 70 (0.83%) Games
15 60 (0.71%) French Language
16 58 (0.69%) Electronics
17 54 (0.64%) Publishing
18 48 (0.57%) International Banking
19 47 (0.56%) Billing
19 47 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2247 (26.55%) Developer
2 1678 (19.83%) Analyst
3 603 (7.13%) Consultant
4 555 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 499 (5.90%) Project Manager
6 484 (5.72%) Business Analyst
7 423 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 380 (4.49%) Architect
9 364 (4.30%) Applications Support
10 351 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 335 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 313 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 196 (2.32%) Junior
14 193 (2.28%) Team Leader
15 183 (2.16%) Applications Support Analyst
16 174 (2.06%) Administrator
17 168 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
17 168 (1.99%) Senior Manager
18 163 (1.93%) DBA
19 158 (1.87%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1163 (13.74%) .NET
2 684 (8.08%) HTML
3 509 (6.01%) XML
4 506 (5.98%) ASP.NET
5 492 (5.81%) CSS
6 342 (4.04%) jQuery
7 323 (3.82%) Spring
8 314 (3.71%) Web Services
9 296 (3.50%) HTML5
10 266 (3.14%) WCF
11 257 (3.04%) J2EE
12 256 (3.02%) Middleware
13 246 (2.91%) .NET Framework
14 228 (2.69%) WPF
15 213 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 191 (2.26%) Hibernate
17 157 (1.86%) Ajax
18 137 (1.62%) CSS3
19 110 (1.30%) JSON
20 103 (1.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 688 (8.13%) Computer Science
2 438 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 418 (4.94%) Derivative
4 368 (4.35%) Equities
5 329 (3.89%) Fixed Income
6 297 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 286 (3.38%) Mathematics
8 273 (3.23%) Hedge funds
9 167 (1.97%) Open Source
10 162 (1.91%) Credit Risk
11 149 (1.76%) Blackberry
12 134 (1.58%) Market Risk
12 134 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 114 (1.35%) Clustering
14 112 (1.32%) Statistics
15 107 (1.26%) Visualisation
16 91 (1.08%) Mobile App
17 90 (1.06%) Economics
18 87 (1.03%) SWIFT
19 77 (0.91%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1211 (14.31%) Windows
2 912 (10.78%) Linux
3 818 (9.67%) UNIX
4 274 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 225 (2.66%) Solaris
6 204 (2.41%) Windows 7
7 158 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 141 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 123 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 120 (1.42%) Android
11 102 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 88 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 86 (1.02%) AIX
14 63 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.26%) HPUX
16 16 (0.19%) Fedora
17 12 (0.14%) Windows Vista
17 12 (0.14%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.095%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1073 (12.68%) Project Management
2 832 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
3 691 (8.16%) ITIL
4 608 (7.18%) OO
5 593 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
6 535 (6.32%) Risk Management
7 494 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 484 (5.72%) Scrum
9 478 (5.65%) Asset Management
10 474 (5.60%) TDD
11 467 (5.52%) Business Analysis
12 466 (5.51%) Change Management
13 460 (5.44%) Analytics
14 417 (4.93%) MVC
15 416 (4.92%) PRINCE2
16 403 (4.76%) Multithreading
17 343 (4.05%) Investment Management
18 320 (3.78%) ETL
19 285 (3.37%) Low Latency
20 252 (2.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2286 (27.01%) SQL
2 1543 (18.23%) Java
3 1162 (13.73%) C#
4 692 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 576 (6.81%) C++
6 399 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 371 (4.38%) Python
8 290 (3.43%) VBA
9 271 (3.20%) Perl
10 268 (3.17%) C
11 252 (2.98%) VB
12 229 (2.71%) PowerShell
13 173 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 142 (1.68%) VBScript
15 139 (1.64%) PHP
16 132 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 122 (1.44%) Ruby
18 98 (1.16%) Bash Shell
18 98 (1.16%) R
19 75 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1507 (17.81%) Degree
2 224 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 178 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 147 (1.74%) ISEB
5 120 (1.42%) CISSP
6 111 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 100 (1.18%) CCNP
8 98 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 91 (1.08%) MCSE
10 83 (0.98%) Security Cleared
11 82 (0.97%) CISA
12 73 (0.86%) PMP
13 71 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 71 (0.84%) CCNA
14 56 (0.66%) PhD
15 54 (0.64%) ACCA
16 53 (0.63%) CISM
16 53 (0.63%) SC Cleared
17 48 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 46 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 507 (5.99%) QA
2 164 (1.94%) SLA
3 76 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 60 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 40 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.44%) COBIT
8 30 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.35%) EMIR
9 26 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 23 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.15%) Basel III
12 12 (0.14%) COREP
13 10 (0.12%) Basel II
14 9 (0.11%) TickIT
14 9 (0.11%) CRD IV
15 7 (0.083%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.059%) FINREP
16 5 (0.059%) ISO 9000
17 4 (0.047%) GAAP
System Software
1 486 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 289 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (1.02%) VMware ESX
4 78 (0.92%) vSphere
5 64 (0.76%) XenApp
6 54 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 46 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 46 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 26 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 19 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.20%) UAG
12 13 (0.15%) NFS
12 13 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.11%) Snort
13 9 (0.11%) XenServer
14 8 (0.095%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.095%) vCloud
15 7 (0.083%) RACF
Systems Management
1 134 (1.58%) SCCM
2 55 (0.65%) SCOM
3 51 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 38 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 35 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 34 (0.40%) Control-M
8 30 (0.35%) Puppet
9 22 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 22 (0.26%) WSUS
10 21 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 20 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
12 18 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
13 16 (0.19%) Nagios
14 15 (0.18%) HP NNM
15 12 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (0.12%) Windows Intune
17 9 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
18 8 (0.095%) OpenView
19 7 (0.083%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1329 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 1202 (14.20%) Oracle
3 438 (5.18%) VMware
4 344 (4.06%) Cisco
5 320 (3.78%) Citrix
6 256 (3.02%) SAP
7 193 (2.28%) Bloomberg
8 190 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 189 (2.23%) HP
10 167 (1.97%) IBM
11 139 (1.64%) Business Objects
12 132 (1.56%) Sybase
13 128 (1.51%) Hyperion
14 124 (1.47%) TIBCO
15 119 (1.41%) Cognos
16 117 (1.38%) Juniper
17 109 (1.29%) Reuters
18 106 (1.25%) JBoss
19 92 (1.09%) EMC
20 91 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £46000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + great bonus potential
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + good bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago