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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3461 3992 3942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.78% 34.03% 33.34%
As % of the General category 58.96% 58.29% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3332 3540
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 £35,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
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
5870 6848 7268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.68% 58.38% 61.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5000 5618 6449
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 1879 (27.00%) Banking
2 1854 (26.64%) SQL
3 1460 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
4 1278 (18.36%) Java
5 1154 (16.58%) Degree
6 1079 (15.51%) SQL Server
7 1048 (15.06%) C#
8 965 (13.87%) Windows
9 908 (13.05%) Project Management
10 895 (12.86%) .NET
11 884 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 856 (12.30%) Oracle
13 734 (10.55%) Linux
14 684 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
15 600 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
16 599 (8.61%) UNIX
17 589 (8.46%) MS Excel
18 587 (8.44%) ITIL
19 548 (7.87%) JavaScript
20 521 (7.49%) Retail
21 493 (7.08%) Investment Banking
22 491 (7.06%) SDLC
23 489 (7.03%) Front Office
24 467 (6.71%) C++
25 464 (6.67%) Computer Science
26 460 (6.61%) Python
26 460 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
27 453 (6.51%) HTML
28 427 (6.14%) QA
29 423 (6.08%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 252 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 149 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 135 (1.94%) Apache
4 107 (1.54%) IIS
5 95 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 94 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 78 (1.12%) SAS
8 75 (1.08%) CMS
9 66 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 66 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 48 (0.69%) JBoss
11 45 (0.65%) Lync
12 42 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 37 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
14 31 (0.45%) MQSeries
14 31 (0.45%) Apache Spark
15 29 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 28 (0.40%) Node.js
17 27 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 27 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 589 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 334 (4.80%) MS Office
3 120 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 92 (1.32%) MS Project
5 85 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.19%) Mathematica
11 12 (0.17%) SPSS
12 7 (0.10%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.043%) S-PLUS
15 2 (0.029%) GNU Octave
16 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 64 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 47 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 46 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 45 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
6 45 (0.65%) SAP CO
7 44 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
8 41 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
9 39 (0.56%) HFM
10 34 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
11 32 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
12 31 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
13 28 (0.40%) Markit EDM
14 25 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
14 25 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
14 25 (0.36%) thinkFolio
15 24 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
16 23 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 81 (1.16%) SaaS
2 53 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (0.59%) Office 365
4 35 (0.50%) Force.com
5 34 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 20 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.19%) GitHub
10 11 (0.16%) IaaS
11 10 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 9 (0.13%) PaaS
13 8 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.057%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.057%) Yammer
16 3 (0.043%) Symantec.cloud
16 3 (0.043%) Taleo
17 2 (0.029%) Amazon S3
17 2 (0.029%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 255 (3.66%) Firewall
2 157 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 140 (2.01%) DNS
4 130 (1.87%) LAN
5 129 (1.85%) WAN
6 128 (1.84%) Internet
7 109 (1.57%) SAN
8 106 (1.52%) Network Security
9 85 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (1.21%) VPN
11 81 (1.16%) DHCP
12 79 (1.14%) BGP
13 73 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 60 (0.86%) OSPF
15 56 (0.80%) VoIP
16 55 (0.79%) HTTP
16 55 (0.79%) Wireless
17 53 (0.76%) SSL
18 45 (0.65%) Multicast
19 36 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1079 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 351 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 313 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
4 296 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 263 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 197 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 197 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 176 (2.53%) Big Data
8 161 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 122 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 111 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 107 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 101 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 99 (1.42%) MySQL
14 91 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
15 76 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 76 (1.09%) NoSQL
16 73 (1.05%) DB2
17 64 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
18 52 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 234 (3.36%) JIRA
2 229 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 224 (3.22%) Selenium
4 173 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 147 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 140 (2.01%) Subversion
7 135 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 119 (1.71%) WebDriver
9 118 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 114 (1.64%) Maven
11 87 (1.25%) JUnit
11 87 (1.25%) TeamCity
12 85 (1.22%) FitNesse
13 79 (1.14%) SpecFlow
14 59 (0.85%) Eclipse
15 56 (0.80%) NUnit
16 53 (0.76%) JMeter
17 50 (0.72%) HP UFT
18 32 (0.46%) LoadRunner
19 30 (0.43%) WinRunner
General
1 1879 (27.00%) Banking
2 521 (7.49%) Retail
3 493 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 489 (7.03%) Front Office
5 374 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 332 (4.77%) Financial Institution
7 293 (4.21%) Back Office
8 281 (4.04%) Marketing
9 238 (3.42%) Legal
10 125 (1.80%) Advertising
11 121 (1.74%) Law
12 104 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 78 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 69 (0.99%) Electronics
15 57 (0.82%) Games
16 46 (0.66%) General Ledger
17 35 (0.50%) Billing
18 33 (0.47%) International Banking
19 28 (0.40%) French Language
20 24 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1869 (26.86%) Developer
2 1442 (20.72%) Analyst
3 474 (6.81%) Consultant
4 453 (6.51%) Business Analyst
5 401 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 394 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 393 (5.65%) Architect
8 349 (5.02%) Support Analyst
9 335 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 322 (4.63%) C# Developer
11 226 (3.25%) Applications Support
12 183 (2.63%) .NET Developer
13 173 (2.49%) Junior
14 167 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
15 150 (2.16%) Administrator
16 137 (1.97%) Senior Manager
17 135 (1.94%) C++ Developer
18 132 (1.90%) Network Engineer
19 125 (1.80%) Applications Support Analyst
20 124 (1.78%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (12.86%) .NET
2 453 (6.51%) HTML
3 343 (4.93%) ASP.NET
4 315 (4.53%) XML
5 309 (4.44%) CSS
6 267 (3.84%) Web Services
7 239 (3.43%) Spring
8 216 (3.10%) jQuery
9 197 (2.83%) Middleware
10 182 (2.62%) HTML5
11 177 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
11 177 (2.54%) WCF
12 150 (2.16%) AngularJS
13 148 (2.13%) WPF
14 141 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 130 (1.87%) J2EE
16 117 (1.68%) SOAP
17 111 (1.60%) Hibernate
17 111 (1.60%) .NET Framework
18 95 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 684 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 464 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 368 (5.29%) Derivative
4 333 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 312 (4.48%) Equities
6 247 (3.55%) Data Centre
7 245 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 232 (3.33%) Fixed Income
9 220 (3.16%) Hedge funds
10 209 (3.00%) Mathematics
11 138 (1.98%) User Experience
12 120 (1.72%) Data Integration
13 116 (1.67%) SWIFT
14 101 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 93 (1.34%) Algorithms
16 91 (1.31%) Blackberry
17 88 (1.26%) Statistics
18 85 (1.22%) Mobile App
19 75 (1.08%) Reference Data
19 75 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 965 (13.87%) Windows
2 734 (10.55%) Linux
3 599 (8.61%) UNIX
4 159 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 109 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 103 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 97 (1.39%) Solaris
10 81 (1.16%) Android
11 80 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 30 (0.43%) AIX
12 30 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 26 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.30%) Debian
15 15 (0.22%) CentOS
16 11 (0.16%) HPUX
16 11 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1460 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (13.05%) Project Management
3 600 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
4 587 (8.44%) ITIL
5 491 (7.06%) SDLC
6 460 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 423 (6.08%) Analytics
8 380 (5.46%) Scrum
8 380 (5.46%) TDD
9 362 (5.20%) PRINCE2
10 337 (4.84%) MVC
11 332 (4.77%) OO
12 330 (4.74%) Business Analysis
13 318 (4.57%) Asset Management
13 318 (4.57%) Risk Management
14 306 (4.40%) Multithreading
15 303 (4.35%) Change Management
16 287 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 261 (3.75%) SOA
18 252 (3.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1854 (26.64%) SQL
2 1278 (18.36%) Java
3 1048 (15.06%) C#
4 548 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 467 (6.71%) C++
6 460 (6.61%) Python
7 272 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 244 (3.51%) C
9 209 (3.00%) Perl
10 141 (2.03%) VBA
11 140 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 135 (1.94%) PHP
13 131 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 126 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 120 (1.72%) Ruby
16 117 (1.68%) Bash Shell
17 91 (1.31%) Scala
18 90 (1.29%) VB
19 79 (1.14%) VB.NET
20 62 (0.89%) R
Qualifications
1 1154 (16.58%) Degree
2 195 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
3 171 (2.46%) PMI Certification
4 149 (2.14%) CISSP
5 137 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 124 (1.78%) CCNP
7 118 (1.70%) PMP
8 105 (1.51%) CCNA
9 94 (1.35%) ISEB
10 87 (1.25%) CISM
11 70 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 69 (0.99%) Security Cleared
13 67 (0.96%) MCSE
14 60 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 53 (0.76%) CISA
16 42 (0.60%) ISTQB
16 42 (0.60%) ACCA
17 36 (0.52%) CIMA
18 32 (0.46%) CCIE
19 31 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (6.14%) QA
2 146 (2.10%) SLA
3 73 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (0.83%) Solvency II
5 51 (0.73%) COBIT
6 50 (0.72%) MiFID
7 49 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 47 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.66%) EMIR
10 31 (0.45%) Data Quality
11 26 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
12 19 (0.27%) ISO 9001
13 13 (0.19%) CRD IV
14 11 (0.16%) COREP
14 11 (0.16%) FINREP
15 10 (0.14%) FATCA
16 9 (0.13%) AIFMD
17 6 (0.086%) Basel III
17 6 (0.086%) P3O
18 4 (0.057%) Basel II
System Software
1 341 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 140 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.66%) XenApp
4 41 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.36%) XenDesktop
7 24 (0.34%) vSphere
8 23 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 12 (0.17%) Squid
12 12 (0.17%) Docker
13 10 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
14 9 (0.13%) Varnish
15 8 (0.11%) KVM
16 7 (0.10%) vCloud
16 7 (0.10%) XenServer
17 6 (0.086%) Firmware
18 5 (0.072%) NFS
Systems Management
1 80 (1.15%) Puppet
2 69 (0.99%) SCCM
3 53 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 44 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (0.60%) Nagios
6 31 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 26 (0.37%) SCOM
8 23 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 20 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
10 19 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 18 (0.26%) Control-M
12 15 (0.22%) Ansible
13 14 (0.20%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.19%) OpenView
14 13 (0.19%) WSUS
15 11 (0.16%) FortiGate
16 10 (0.14%) Capistrano
17 9 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
17 9 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
17 9 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 884 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 856 (12.30%) Oracle
3 319 (4.58%) Cisco
4 278 (3.99%) VMware
5 257 (3.69%) SAP
6 175 (2.51%) Citrix
7 151 (2.17%) IBM
8 139 (2.00%) HP
9 135 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 132 (1.90%) Bloomberg
11 123 (1.77%) Sybase
12 110 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
13 97 (1.39%) CheckPoint
14 92 (1.32%) Juniper
15 91 (1.31%) F5
16 87 (1.25%) Reuters
17 86 (1.24%) Cognos
18 82 (1.18%) Google
19 77 (1.11%) TIBCO
20 68 (0.98%) Tableau
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £4500000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Send
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday