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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3726 3990 4538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.89% 33.88% 36.35%
As % of the General category 56.80% 56.04% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3113 3548 4152
Average salary £57,500 £58,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £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 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
6560 7120 7680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.90% 60.46% 61.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5436 6279 7057
Average salary £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.36% +3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2209 (26.88%) SQL
2 2160 (26.28%) Banking
3 1537 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1490 (18.13%) Degree
5 1453 (17.68%) Java
6 1403 (17.07%) SQL Server
7 1369 (16.66%) Microsoft
8 1223 (14.88%) Windows
9 1184 (14.41%) Oracle
10 1105 (13.45%) C#
11 1095 (13.32%) .NET
12 1011 (12.30%) Project Management
13 969 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
14 902 (10.98%) Linux
15 894 (10.88%) MS Excel
16 799 (9.72%) UNIX
17 736 (8.96%) Investment Banking
18 693 (8.43%) ITIL
19 687 (8.36%) JavaScript
20 670 (8.15%) Computer Science
21 660 (8.03%) HTML
22 587 (7.14%) OO
23 584 (7.11%) Front Office
24 579 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
25 557 (6.78%) C++
26 499 (6.07%) XML
26 499 (6.07%) ASP.NET
27 491 (5.97%) Active Directory
28 486 (5.91%) Risk Management
29 481 (5.85%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 281 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 239 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 150 (1.83%) SAS
4 145 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 133 (1.62%) WebSphere
6 110 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 106 (1.29%) IIS
7 106 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 97 (1.18%) Apache
9 86 (1.05%) CMS
10 75 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 66 (0.80%) Lync
12 61 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 57 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 57 (0.69%) Node.js
14 52 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 46 (0.56%) MQSeries
16 42 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
17 32 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
18 29 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 894 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 443 (5.39%) MS Office
3 140 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (1.13%) MS Project
5 71 (0.86%) SPSS
6 60 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 53 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 39 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 26 (0.32%) CPLEX
10 18 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.19%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.085%) Open Workbench
12 7 (0.085%) LaTeX
13 4 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.049%) InDesign
13 4 (0.049%) SmartSuite
14 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 150 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 116 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 77 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 76 (0.92%) HFM
5 73 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
6 64 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 63 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 61 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
9 57 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
10 53 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 52 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
12 43 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
13 38 (0.46%) Markit EDM
14 36 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
15 34 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
16 29 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
16 29 (0.35%) SAP CO
16 29 (0.35%) SAP FI
17 25 (0.30%) Eikon
18 24 (0.29%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 65 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (0.60%) SaaS
3 35 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (0.40%) Office 365
5 14 (0.17%) PaaS
5 14 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.16%) GitHub
6 13 (0.16%) IaaS
7 6 (0.073%) Heroku
7 6 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.024%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.012%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.012%) Joyent
9 1 (0.012%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.012%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 287 (3.49%) Firewall
2 223 (2.71%) SAN
3 204 (2.48%) LAN
4 194 (2.36%) Internet
5 188 (2.29%) WAN
6 187 (2.28%) TCP/IP
7 174 (2.12%) DNS
8 121 (1.47%) VPN
9 120 (1.46%) Intranet
10 102 (1.24%) DHCP
11 83 (1.01%) BGP
12 79 (0.96%) Network Security
13 66 (0.80%) OSPF
14 62 (0.75%) LDAP
15 59 (0.72%) VoIP
16 58 (0.71%) HTTP
17 55 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
18 51 (0.62%) MPLS
19 50 (0.61%) SSL
19 50 (0.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1403 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 474 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 397 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 375 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
5 344 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 322 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 253 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 250 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 150 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 142 (1.73%) MySQL
11 135 (1.64%) Big Data
12 117 (1.42%) QlikView
13 110 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 106 (1.29%) Data Mining
14 106 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 103 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 100 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
17 95 (1.16%) Essbase
18 94 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 92 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 207 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 174 (2.12%) Subversion
2 174 (2.12%) Selenium
3 148 (1.80%) JIRA
4 114 (1.39%) JUnit
5 111 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 110 (1.34%) Maven
7 106 (1.29%) Git (software)
8 93 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
9 86 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 77 (0.94%) WebDriver
11 76 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 74 (0.90%) Eclipse
13 58 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
14 47 (0.57%) JMeter
15 44 (0.54%) Hudson
16 33 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 33 (0.40%) Ant
17 30 (0.37%) NUnit
18 27 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 2160 (26.28%) Banking
2 736 (8.96%) Investment Banking
3 584 (7.11%) Front Office
4 400 (4.87%) Retail
5 353 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 341 (4.15%) Marketing
7 337 (4.10%) Financial Institution
8 273 (3.32%) Legal
9 241 (2.93%) Advertising
10 226 (2.75%) Back Office
11 168 (2.04%) Law
12 150 (1.83%) Manufacturing
13 81 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.89%) Games
15 64 (0.78%) French Language
16 62 (0.75%) Publishing
17 56 (0.68%) Electronics
18 48 (0.58%) Billing
19 40 (0.49%) International Banking
20 38 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2175 (26.47%) Developer
2 1575 (19.17%) Analyst
3 581 (7.07%) Consultant
4 526 (6.40%) Java Developer
5 486 (5.91%) Project Manager
6 429 (5.22%) Business Analyst
7 421 (5.12%) Support Analyst
8 386 (4.70%) Architect
9 341 (4.15%) Applications Support
10 321 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 292 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 284 (3.46%) .NET Developer
13 201 (2.45%) Junior
14 200 (2.43%) Team Leader
15 181 (2.20%) Administrator
16 168 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
17 160 (1.95%) DBA
18 159 (1.93%) SQL Developer
19 156 (1.90%) Senior Manager
20 151 (1.84%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1095 (13.32%) .NET
2 660 (8.03%) HTML
3 499 (6.07%) ASP.NET
3 499 (6.07%) XML
4 481 (5.85%) CSS
5 320 (3.89%) jQuery
6 318 (3.87%) Spring
7 295 (3.59%) Web Services
8 281 (3.42%) HTML5
9 262 (3.19%) Middleware
10 245 (2.98%) WCF
11 224 (2.73%) .NET Framework
11 224 (2.73%) J2EE
12 202 (2.46%) WPF
13 196 (2.39%) Hibernate
14 193 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 136 (1.65%) Ajax
16 135 (1.64%) CSS3
17 112 (1.36%) AngularJS
18 109 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 969 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 670 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 383 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 361 (4.39%) Derivative
5 316 (3.85%) Equities
6 304 (3.70%) Fixed Income
7 279 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 278 (3.38%) Hedge funds
9 274 (3.33%) Mathematics
10 194 (2.36%) Algorithms
11 180 (2.19%) User Experience
12 175 (2.13%) Blackberry
13 167 (2.03%) Open Source
14 146 (1.78%) Credit Risk
15 135 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
16 124 (1.51%) Statistics
17 121 (1.47%) Visualisation
18 117 (1.42%) Market Risk
19 116 (1.41%) Clustering
20 114 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1223 (14.88%) Windows
2 902 (10.98%) Linux
3 799 (9.72%) UNIX
4 269 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 227 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 212 (2.58%) Solaris
7 163 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 139 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 123 (1.50%) Android
10 113 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 97 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 93 (1.13%) AIX
13 91 (1.11%) Windows XP
14 70 (0.85%) Windows 8
15 24 (0.29%) HPUX
16 17 (0.21%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.19%) Fedora
18 15 (0.18%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.15%) Windows 2000
20 9 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1537 (18.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1011 (12.30%) Project Management
3 693 (8.43%) ITIL
4 587 (7.14%) OO
5 579 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
6 486 (5.91%) Risk Management
7 460 (5.60%) Asset Management
7 460 (5.60%) Analytics
8 459 (5.59%) Scrum
9 446 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 446 (5.43%) TDD
10 442 (5.38%) Change Management
11 417 (5.07%) Business Analysis
12 394 (4.79%) Multithreading
13 393 (4.78%) MVC
14 388 (4.72%) PRINCE2
15 337 (4.10%) Investment Management
16 329 (4.00%) ETL
17 276 (3.36%) Low Latency
18 272 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2209 (26.88%) SQL
2 1453 (17.68%) Java
3 1105 (13.45%) C#
4 687 (8.36%) JavaScript
5 557 (6.78%) C++
6 391 (4.76%) Python
7 364 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 273 (3.32%) VBA
9 265 (3.22%) C
10 242 (2.94%) Perl
11 236 (2.87%) VB
12 228 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 134 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 131 (1.59%) VBScript
15 129 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 127 (1.55%) PHP
17 113 (1.38%) Ruby
18 107 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 100 (1.22%) R
20 72 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1490 (18.13%) Degree
2 208 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 184 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 128 (1.56%) ISEB
5 117 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 108 (1.31%) CISSP
7 100 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 99 (1.20%) CCNP
9 89 (1.08%) MCSE
10 82 (1.00%) Security Cleared
11 75 (0.91%) PMP
11 75 (0.91%) CISA
12 72 (0.88%) CCNA
13 64 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
14 61 (0.74%) ACCA
15 56 (0.68%) PhD
16 50 (0.61%) CISM
17 48 (0.58%) SC Cleared
18 46 (0.56%) MCITP
18 46 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (5.51%) QA
2 166 (2.02%) SLA
3 77 (0.94%) ISO 9001
4 53 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.40%) COBIT
7 32 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 15 (0.18%) EMIR
10 13 (0.16%) COREP
10 13 (0.16%) Basel II
11 12 (0.15%) Basel III
12 11 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.097%) CRD IV
13 8 (0.097%) TickIT
14 6 (0.073%) FATCA
14 6 (0.073%) FINREP
15 4 (0.049%) AIFMD
16 3 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 491 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 272 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 84 (1.02%) vSphere
5 82 (1.00%) XenApp
6 54 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 52 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 50 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 48 (0.58%) Hyper-V
10 26 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 19 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 17 (0.21%) UAG
14 15 (0.18%) NFS
15 14 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.13%) vCloud
17 10 (0.12%) Snort
18 7 (0.085%) RACF
18 7 (0.085%) Terminal Services
19 6 (0.073%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 139 (1.69%) SCCM
2 52 (0.63%) SCOM
3 50 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 39 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 37 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 35 (0.43%) Data Guard
7 34 (0.41%) Control-M
8 29 (0.35%) Puppet
9 23 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 22 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 22 (0.27%) WSUS
11 19 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
12 18 (0.22%) Nagios
13 14 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
14 13 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 11 (0.13%) OpenView
16 11 (0.13%) HP NNM
16 11 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (0.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 1369 (16.66%) Microsoft
2 1184 (14.41%) Oracle
3 426 (5.18%) VMware
4 347 (4.22%) Citrix
5 341 (4.15%) Cisco
6 257 (3.13%) SAP
7 202 (2.46%) Bloomberg
8 196 (2.39%) HP
9 186 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 166 (2.02%) IBM
11 143 (1.74%) Business Objects
12 139 (1.69%) Hyperion
13 133 (1.62%) Sybase
14 126 (1.53%) Juniper
15 117 (1.42%) Reuters
16 109 (1.33%) Cognos
17 99 (1.20%) TIBCO
18 93 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
19 86 (1.05%) EMC
20 81 (0.99%) JBoss
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + salary dependent on exprience
Posted: 58 minutes ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + £5k Shift allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £63000 - £73000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £125000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £425 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago