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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3589 4581 3873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.09% 35.57% 31.82%
As % of the General category 59.93% 60.15% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 3830 3445
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £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
5989 7616 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.55% 59.14% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5011 6324 6351
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 July 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 2 July 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 1839 (25.49%) Banking
2 1827 (25.32%) SQL
3 1395 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1267 (17.56%) Java
5 1205 (16.70%) Degree
6 1028 (14.25%) Windows
7 1005 (13.93%) SQL Server
8 992 (13.75%) C#
9 979 (13.57%) Microsoft
10 965 (13.37%) Project Management
11 840 (11.64%) .NET
12 823 (11.41%) Oracle
13 750 (10.39%) Linux
14 624 (8.65%) ITIL
15 614 (8.51%) MS Excel
16 610 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
17 607 (8.41%) UNIX
18 567 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
19 548 (7.59%) JavaScript
20 521 (7.22%) Retail
21 488 (6.76%) HTML
22 487 (6.75%) Investment Banking
23 456 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
24 453 (6.28%) Computer Science
25 442 (6.13%) Front Office
26 437 (6.06%) C++
27 433 (6.00%) Python
28 430 (5.96%) Active Directory
29 410 (5.68%) Telecoms
30 407 (5.64%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 304 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 180 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 135 (1.87%) IIS
4 132 (1.83%) Apache
5 107 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 95 (1.32%) CMS
7 90 (1.25%) SAS
8 89 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 84 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 66 (0.91%) JBoss
11 59 (0.82%) WebLogic
12 56 (0.78%) Lync
13 52 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 46 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 42 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 34 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (0.46%) Drupal
17 33 (0.46%) MQSeries
18 30 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 30 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 614 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 364 (5.04%) MS Office
3 107 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 98 (1.36%) MS Project
5 68 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.17%) SPSS
11 11 (0.15%) Mathematica
12 9 (0.12%) PowerPivot
13 5 (0.069%) GNU Octave
13 5 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.028%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.028%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.028%) SmartSuite
14 2 (0.028%) LaTeX
15 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 77 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 62 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 61 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 59 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 59 (0.82%) SAP CO
6 51 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 43 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 38 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
9 37 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
10 35 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
11 33 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
12 30 (0.42%) Markit EDM
13 29 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
13 29 (0.40%) HFM
14 28 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
15 27 (0.37%) Cognos Planning
16 26 (0.36%) SAP Business One
17 25 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
17 25 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.04%) SaaS
2 47 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (0.51%) Office 365
4 35 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.26%) IaaS
8 14 (0.19%) Force.com
9 12 (0.17%) PaaS
10 11 (0.15%) GitHub
11 10 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.083%) Yammer
14 5 (0.069%) Symantec.cloud
14 5 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.069%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.042%) Taleo
15 3 (0.042%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.028%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.014%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 284 (3.94%) Firewall
2 186 (2.58%) WAN
3 165 (2.29%) LAN
4 161 (2.23%) SAN
5 150 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 145 (2.01%) DNS
7 121 (1.68%) Network Security
8 119 (1.65%) VPN
8 119 (1.65%) Internet
9 110 (1.52%) BGP
10 99 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 96 (1.33%) VoIP
12 88 (1.22%) OSPF
13 87 (1.21%) Wireless
14 81 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 79 (1.09%) DHCP
16 64 (0.89%) HTTP
16 64 (0.89%) MPLS
17 61 (0.85%) EIGRP
18 56 (0.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1005 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 317 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 296 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 261 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
5 249 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 201 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 200 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 172 (2.38%) Big Data
9 154 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 136 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 126 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 126 (1.75%) MySQL
12 118 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 113 (1.57%) Hadoop
14 85 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
15 69 (0.96%) NoSQL
15 69 (0.96%) DB2
16 52 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
17 51 (0.71%) MongoDB
17 51 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 202 (2.80%) JIRA
2 188 (2.61%) Selenium
3 183 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 129 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 125 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 123 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 118 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 117 (1.62%) Subversion
9 111 (1.54%) Maven
10 91 (1.26%) JUnit
10 91 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 61 (0.85%) JMeter
12 57 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 54 (0.75%) Eclipse
14 49 (0.68%) SpecFlow
15 44 (0.61%) HP UFT
16 43 (0.60%) FitNesse
17 38 (0.53%) Hudson
18 35 (0.49%) SoapUI
19 34 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 1839 (25.49%) Banking
2 521 (7.22%) Retail
3 487 (6.75%) Investment Banking
4 442 (6.13%) Front Office
5 410 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 354 (4.91%) Financial Institution
7 306 (4.24%) Marketing
8 257 (3.56%) Legal
9 241 (3.34%) Back Office
10 160 (2.22%) Advertising
11 124 (1.72%) Law
12 123 (1.70%) Manufacturing
13 73 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 71 (0.98%) Electronics
15 61 (0.85%) Games
16 54 (0.75%) General Ledger
17 32 (0.44%) Publishing
18 31 (0.43%) Billing
19 24 (0.33%) French Language
20 22 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1773 (24.57%) Developer
2 1473 (20.41%) Analyst
3 543 (7.52%) Consultant
4 456 (6.32%) Business Analyst
5 434 (6.01%) Project Manager
6 421 (5.83%) Architect
7 387 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 351 (4.86%) Java Developer
9 287 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 282 (3.91%) C# Developer
11 241 (3.34%) Applications Support
12 204 (2.83%) .NET Developer
13 174 (2.41%) Junior
14 170 (2.36%) Administrator
15 146 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
16 143 (1.98%) Network Engineer
17 138 (1.91%) C++ Developer
18 121 (1.68%) DBA
19 120 (1.66%) Senior Manager
20 119 (1.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 840 (11.64%) .NET
2 488 (6.76%) HTML
3 330 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 306 (4.24%) CSS
5 297 (4.12%) XML
6 242 (3.35%) Web Services
7 236 (3.27%) Spring
8 202 (2.80%) Middleware
9 198 (2.74%) jQuery
10 196 (2.72%) HTML5
11 190 (2.63%) WCF
12 173 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
13 166 (2.30%) AngularJS
14 150 (2.08%) WPF
15 147 (2.04%) .NET Framework
16 145 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 111 (1.54%) J2EE
18 102 (1.41%) SOAP
19 99 (1.37%) Hibernate
20 80 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 610 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 453 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 338 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 326 (4.52%) Derivative
5 285 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 274 (3.80%) Equities
7 272 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 253 (3.51%) Hedge funds
9 210 (2.91%) Fixed Income
10 193 (2.67%) Mathematics
11 147 (2.04%) Blackberry
12 122 (1.69%) User Experience
13 105 (1.46%) Mobile App
14 99 (1.37%) SWIFT
14 99 (1.37%) Data Integration
15 97 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 82 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 82 (1.14%) Statistics
17 76 (1.05%) Algorithms
18 70 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1028 (14.25%) Windows
2 750 (10.39%) Linux
3 607 (8.41%) UNIX
4 179 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 162 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 128 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 126 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 110 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (1.36%) Solaris
10 80 (1.11%) Android
11 77 (1.07%) Apple iOS
12 45 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 33 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 28 (0.39%) Debian
15 23 (0.32%) CentOS
16 21 (0.29%) AIX
17 14 (0.19%) HPUX
18 12 (0.17%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1395 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
2 965 (13.37%) Project Management
3 624 (8.65%) ITIL
4 567 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
5 456 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 394 (5.46%) Analytics
7 377 (5.22%) TDD
8 367 (5.09%) OO
9 364 (5.04%) Scrum
10 363 (5.03%) SDLC
11 349 (4.84%) PRINCE2
12 347 (4.81%) MVC
13 341 (4.73%) Business Analysis
14 304 (4.21%) Multithreading
15 297 (4.12%) Asset Management
16 295 (4.09%) Service Delivery
17 282 (3.91%) Risk Management
18 277 (3.84%) Change Management
19 257 (3.56%) Service Management
20 246 (3.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1827 (25.32%) SQL
2 1267 (17.56%) Java
3 992 (13.75%) C#
4 548 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 437 (6.06%) C++
6 433 (6.00%) Python
7 256 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 220 (3.05%) Perl
9 206 (2.85%) C
10 147 (2.04%) PHP
11 144 (2.00%) Bash Shell
12 143 (1.98%) VBA
12 143 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 137 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 114 (1.58%) Ruby
15 112 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 89 (1.23%) VB
17 72 (1.00%) Scala
18 59 (0.82%) R
19 46 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1205 (16.70%) Degree
2 245 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
3 203 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 171 (2.37%) PMI Certification
5 155 (2.15%) CISSP
6 140 (1.94%) CCNP
7 129 (1.79%) PMP
8 128 (1.77%) CCNA
8 128 (1.77%) MCSE
9 94 (1.30%) CISM
10 92 (1.27%) ISEB
11 71 (0.98%) Security Cleared
12 68 (0.94%) MCP
13 59 (0.82%) CISA
14 52 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
15 50 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 50 (0.69%) ISTQB
16 47 (0.65%) MCSA
16 47 (0.65%) CCIE
17 41 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (5.45%) QA
2 170 (2.36%) SLA
3 78 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 65 (0.90%) COBIT
6 54 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 53 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 40 (0.55%) EMIR
9 27 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 24 (0.33%) MiFID
11 23 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
12 19 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 12 (0.17%) COREP
13 12 (0.17%) FINREP
14 11 (0.15%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.11%) Basel III
16 7 (0.097%) P3O
17 6 (0.083%) FATCA
18 5 (0.069%) Basel II
19 4 (0.055%) AIFMD
System Software
1 430 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 185 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (0.89%) XenApp
4 58 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 42 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.43%) vSphere
8 25 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 18 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.24%) Squid
11 17 (0.24%) Xen
12 11 (0.15%) NFS
13 10 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 10 (0.14%) XenServer
14 9 (0.12%) vCloud
14 9 (0.12%) Varnish
15 8 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
15 8 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.083%) KVM
Systems Management
1 74 (1.03%) SCCM
2 73 (1.01%) Puppet
3 57 (0.79%) Nagios
4 40 (0.55%) SCOM
5 39 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 34 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 26 (0.36%) OpenView
9 24 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 21 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 16 (0.22%) Control-M
12 14 (0.19%) NetBackup
12 14 (0.19%) WSUS
13 11 (0.15%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.15%) CiscoWorks
13 11 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.15%) Ansible
14 10 (0.14%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 9 (0.12%) OPNET
Vendors
1 979 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 823 (11.41%) Oracle
3 407 (5.64%) Cisco
4 337 (4.67%) VMware
5 273 (3.78%) SAP
6 241 (3.34%) Citrix
7 182 (2.52%) HP
8 166 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 165 (2.29%) IBM
10 124 (1.72%) Juniper
11 122 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 104 (1.44%) Bloomberg
13 101 (1.40%) F5
14 100 (1.39%) Cognos
14 100 (1.39%) Sybase
15 98 (1.36%) Business Objects
16 95 (1.32%) TIBCO
17 90 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
18 85 (1.18%) Reuters
19 70 (0.97%) Hyperion
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: Pension, private healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £47 - £50 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago