The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4328 3937 4928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.91% 32.89% 37.83%
As % of the General category 59.39% 53.75% 60.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3519 4490
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7288 7324 8095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.79% 61.18% 62.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5958 6415 7377
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 2336 (26.90%) Banking
2 2302 (26.51%) SQL
3 1563 (18.00%) Java
4 1504 (17.32%) Degree
5 1477 (17.01%) SQL Server
6 1302 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 1199 (13.81%) .NET
8 1188 (13.68%) C#
9 1187 (13.67%) Project Management
10 1170 (13.47%) Oracle
10 1170 (13.47%) Windows
11 876 (10.09%) Linux
11 876 (10.09%) MS Excel
12 855 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
13 790 (9.10%) Investment Banking
14 760 (8.75%) UNIX
15 692 (7.97%) Computer Science
16 691 (7.96%) JavaScript
17 686 (7.90%) HTML
18 673 (7.75%) ITIL
19 615 (7.08%) Front Office
20 604 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
21 589 (6.78%) Risk Management
22 583 (6.71%) OO
23 580 (6.68%) C++
24 542 (6.24%) QA
25 535 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
26 530 (6.10%) Business Analysis
27 517 (5.95%) Scrum
28 508 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 310 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 238 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 164 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 157 (1.81%) SAS
5 154 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 131 (1.51%) IIS
7 111 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 109 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 104 (1.20%) CMS
10 91 (1.05%) Apache
11 85 (0.98%) Lync
12 64 (0.74%) MQSeries
13 61 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 55 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 53 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 51 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 49 (0.56%) Node.js
18 39 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
18 39 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
19 37 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 876 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 420 (4.84%) MS Office
3 133 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (1.02%) MS Project
5 64 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 63 (0.73%) SPSS
7 55 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 46 (0.53%) Photoshop
9 25 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.28%) CPLEX
11 7 (0.081%) LaTeX
11 7 (0.081%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.058%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.035%) ArcInfo
14 2 (0.023%) InDesign
15 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.012%) FastStats
15 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 134 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 71 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 63 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
5 58 (0.67%) HFM
6 55 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 53 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
8 50 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 48 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
10 46 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
11 45 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
11 45 (0.52%) Markit EDM
12 44 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
13 38 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
14 36 (0.41%) SAP FI
15 35 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
15 35 (0.40%) SAP CO
16 30 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
17 28 (0.32%) Agresso
18 25 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 55 (0.63%) SaaS
2 39 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.18%) GitHub
5 13 (0.15%) IaaS
5 13 (0.15%) PaaS
6 11 (0.13%) Office 365
7 8 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.058%) Heroku
9 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.012%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 285 (3.28%) Firewall
2 231 (2.66%) Internet
3 205 (2.36%) SAN
4 194 (2.23%) WAN
5 193 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 189 (2.18%) DNS
7 183 (2.11%) LAN
8 108 (1.24%) Intranet
9 99 (1.14%) BGP
10 87 (1.00%) VPN
11 83 (0.96%) DHCP
12 82 (0.94%) LDAP
13 78 (0.90%) HTTP
14 72 (0.83%) OSPF
15 71 (0.82%) VoIP
16 68 (0.78%) EIGRP
17 66 (0.76%) SSL
18 53 (0.61%) Multicast
19 51 (0.59%) MPLS
20 45 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1477 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 508 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 442 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 385 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 354 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 353 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 285 (3.28%) Oracle Database
8 281 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 187 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 150 (1.73%) MySQL
11 137 (1.58%) Big Data
12 130 (1.50%) QlikView
13 126 (1.45%) Data Mining
14 119 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 115 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
16 112 (1.29%) RDBMS
17 91 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 90 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
19 86 (0.99%) NoSQL
20 80 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 283 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 231 (2.66%) Selenium
3 196 (2.26%) Subversion
4 154 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 146 (1.68%) JIRA
6 142 (1.64%) JUnit
7 118 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 118 (1.36%) Maven
8 107 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 94 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 93 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 91 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 86 (0.99%) Jenkins
13 64 (0.74%) Hudson
14 59 (0.68%) NUnit
15 48 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
16 46 (0.53%) JMeter
17 35 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 34 (0.39%) PhoneGap
19 33 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 2336 (26.90%) Banking
2 790 (9.10%) Investment Banking
3 615 (7.08%) Front Office
4 461 (5.31%) Retail
5 419 (4.83%) Financial Institution
6 373 (4.30%) Marketing
7 369 (4.25%) Telecoms
8 303 (3.49%) Back Office
9 278 (3.20%) Legal
10 271 (3.12%) Advertising
11 155 (1.79%) Manufacturing
12 137 (1.58%) Law
13 98 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 71 (0.82%) Games
15 61 (0.70%) General Ledger
16 59 (0.68%) French Language
17 57 (0.66%) International Banking
18 53 (0.61%) Publishing
19 52 (0.60%) Electronics
19 52 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2254 (25.96%) Developer
2 1723 (19.84%) Analyst
3 614 (7.07%) Consultant
4 554 (6.38%) Java Developer
5 523 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 510 (5.87%) Project Manager
7 397 (4.57%) Architect
8 384 (4.42%) Support Analyst
9 371 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 350 (4.03%) C# Developer
11 333 (3.84%) Applications Support
12 309 (3.56%) .NET Developer
13 200 (2.30%) Administrator
14 199 (2.29%) Junior
15 191 (2.20%) DBA
16 182 (2.10%) Applications Support Analyst
17 181 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
18 174 (2.00%) Team Leader
19 170 (1.96%) Senior Manager
20 157 (1.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1199 (13.81%) .NET
2 686 (7.90%) HTML
3 492 (5.67%) ASP.NET
3 492 (5.67%) CSS
3 492 (5.67%) XML
4 350 (4.03%) jQuery
5 341 (3.93%) Web Services
6 313 (3.60%) HTML5
7 291 (3.35%) Spring
8 282 (3.25%) WCF
9 262 (3.02%) J2EE
10 249 (2.87%) .NET Framework
11 244 (2.81%) WPF
12 238 (2.74%) Middleware
13 216 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 167 (1.92%) Ajax
15 160 (1.84%) Hibernate
16 149 (1.72%) CSS3
17 110 (1.27%) JSON
18 99 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 692 (7.97%) Computer Science
2 491 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 481 (5.54%) Derivative
4 424 (4.88%) Equities
5 364 (4.19%) Fixed Income
6 315 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 314 (3.62%) Hedge funds
8 306 (3.52%) Mathematics
9 176 (2.03%) Credit Risk
10 158 (1.82%) Open Source
11 149 (1.72%) Blackberry
12 138 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 127 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 120 (1.38%) Clustering
15 111 (1.28%) Statistics
16 102 (1.17%) Visualisation
17 94 (1.08%) SWIFT
18 93 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
19 92 (1.06%) Mobile App
20 89 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1170 (13.47%) Windows
2 876 (10.09%) Linux
3 760 (8.75%) UNIX
4 275 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 209 (2.41%) Solaris
7 147 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 135 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 133 (1.53%) Android
10 127 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 106 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 97 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 62 (0.71%) AIX
14 59 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.18%) HPUX
16 15 (0.17%) Fedora
17 13 (0.15%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
20 8 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1187 (13.67%) Project Management
2 855 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (7.75%) ITIL
4 604 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
5 589 (6.78%) Risk Management
6 583 (6.71%) OO
7 535 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 530 (6.10%) Business Analysis
9 517 (5.95%) Scrum
10 482 (5.55%) Asset Management
11 477 (5.49%) Change Management
12 476 (5.48%) TDD
13 448 (5.16%) Analytics
14 421 (4.85%) PRINCE2
15 410 (4.72%) Multithreading
16 408 (4.70%) MVC
17 317 (3.65%) Investment Management
18 307 (3.54%) ETL
19 271 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
20 268 (3.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2302 (26.51%) SQL
2 1563 (18.00%) Java
3 1188 (13.68%) C#
4 691 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 580 (6.68%) C++
6 414 (4.77%) T-SQL
7 367 (4.23%) Python
8 286 (3.29%) VBA
9 279 (3.21%) Perl
10 273 (3.14%) VB
10 273 (3.14%) C
11 264 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 184 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 160 (1.84%) VBScript
14 153 (1.76%) PHP
15 132 (1.52%) Ruby
16 119 (1.37%) Shell Script
17 98 (1.13%) R
18 76 (0.88%) Bash Shell
19 75 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1504 (17.32%) Degree
2 232 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 177 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 150 (1.73%) ISEB
5 137 (1.58%) CISSP
6 105 (1.21%) CCNP
7 103 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 100 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 94 (1.08%) MCSE
10 85 (0.98%) Security Cleared
11 83 (0.96%) CISA
12 80 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 66 (0.76%) PMP
13 66 (0.76%) CCNA
14 57 (0.66%) PhD
15 55 (0.63%) CISM
16 53 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 50 (0.58%) SC Cleared
17 50 (0.58%) ACCA
18 44 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (6.24%) QA
2 165 (1.90%) SLA
3 84 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 66 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 40 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.38%) COBIT
8 31 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (0.36%) EMIR
9 23 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 20 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 17 (0.20%) Basel III
12 13 (0.15%) CRD IV
13 12 (0.14%) COREP
14 11 (0.13%) Basel II
15 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
15 9 (0.10%) TickIT
15 9 (0.10%) AIFMD
16 7 (0.081%) MiFID
17 5 (0.058%) GAAP
System Software
1 503 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 260 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 71 (0.82%) vSphere
5 67 (0.77%) XenApp
6 59 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 52 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 51 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 39 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 35 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
11 23 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.18%) XenServer
13 14 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 13 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 12 (0.14%) UAG
16 9 (0.10%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.10%) Snort
17 8 (0.092%) NFS
17 8 (0.092%) vCloud
18 7 (0.081%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 141 (1.62%) SCCM
2 63 (0.73%) SCOM
2 63 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 48 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 35 (0.40%) Puppet
5 31 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 30 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
7 29 (0.33%) Control-M
8 28 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 27 (0.31%) HP NNM
10 22 (0.25%) WSUS
11 20 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
12 19 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 19 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 17 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (0.17%) Nagios
15 10 (0.12%) Windows Intune
15 10 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 10 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
16 9 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 1302 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 1170 (13.47%) Oracle
3 424 (4.88%) VMware
4 336 (3.87%) Cisco
5 327 (3.77%) Citrix
6 259 (2.98%) SAP
7 210 (2.42%) HP
8 173 (1.99%) Red Hat
9 163 (1.88%) IBM
9 163 (1.88%) Bloomberg
10 145 (1.67%) TIBCO
11 137 (1.58%) Business Objects
12 136 (1.57%) Sybase
13 119 (1.37%) Cognos
14 116 (1.34%) JBoss
15 115 (1.32%) Hyperion
16 106 (1.22%) Juniper
17 92 (1.06%) Reuters
18 88 (1.01%) Informatica
18 88 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + good bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago