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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3481 4466 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.68% 35.35% 30.89%
As % of the General category 60.18% 59.38% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2915 3736 3191
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
5784 7521 6926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.63% 59.53% 58.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4773 6238 5954
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 1738 (25.23%) Banking
2 1730 (25.11%) SQL
3 1285 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
4 1160 (16.84%) Degree
5 1143 (16.59%) Java
6 1006 (14.60%) Windows
6 1006 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 928 (13.47%) Project Management
8 913 (13.25%) SQL Server
9 866 (12.57%) C#
10 826 (11.99%) Oracle
11 752 (10.92%) .NET
12 741 (10.76%) Linux
13 624 (9.06%) UNIX
14 621 (9.01%) ITIL
15 620 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
16 591 (8.58%) MS Excel
17 504 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
18 488 (7.08%) JavaScript
19 482 (7.00%) Investment Banking
20 479 (6.95%) Retail
21 454 (6.59%) HTML
22 452 (6.56%) Active Directory
23 443 (6.43%) Cisco
24 441 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
25 419 (6.08%) Computer Science
26 411 (5.97%) Front Office
27 394 (5.72%) MS Office
28 380 (5.52%) Python
29 379 (5.50%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 278 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 163 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 120 (1.74%) IIS
4 116 (1.68%) Apache
5 105 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 98 (1.42%) SAS
7 91 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 89 (1.29%) CMS
9 81 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 64 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 63 (0.91%) JBoss
12 54 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 53 (0.77%) Lync
14 51 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 38 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
16 37 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (0.48%) MQSeries
18 30 (0.44%) Drupal
19 28 (0.41%) Node.js
19 28 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 591 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 394 (5.72%) MS Office
3 111 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (1.29%) MS Project
5 64 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 23 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.28%) SPSS
9 16 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.17%) PowerPivot
12 8 (0.12%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.073%) LaTeX
14 4 (0.058%) GNU Octave
15 2 (0.029%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.029%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.029%) SmartSuite
16 1 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 81 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 64 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 61 (0.89%) SAP FI
5 58 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 58 (0.84%) SAP CO
6 55 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
7 41 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
8 40 (0.58%) Markit EDM
9 34 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
10 31 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
11 30 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
11 30 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
12 29 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 27 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
14 26 (0.38%) SAP Business One
14 26 (0.38%) HFM
15 25 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
15 25 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
16 23 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 67 (0.97%) SaaS
2 40 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (0.54%) Office 365
4 36 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.30%) IaaS
7 11 (0.16%) PaaS
8 10 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.10%) Force.com
10 6 (0.087%) Yammer
11 5 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.073%) Symantec.cloud
11 5 (0.073%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.044%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.044%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.029%) GitHub
13 2 (0.029%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.029%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 299 (4.34%) Firewall
2 210 (3.05%) WAN
3 172 (2.50%) LAN
4 167 (2.42%) SAN
5 154 (2.24%) Network Security
6 151 (2.19%) DNS
7 150 (2.18%) TCP/IP
8 148 (2.15%) VPN
9 132 (1.92%) Internet
10 120 (1.74%) BGP
11 116 (1.68%) VoIP
12 114 (1.65%) Wireless
13 101 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 94 (1.36%) MPLS
15 92 (1.34%) DHCP
16 90 (1.31%) OSPF
17 86 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
18 72 (1.05%) EIGRP
19 59 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
20 57 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 913 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 274 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 268 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 241 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 235 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 185 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 170 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 151 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 145 (2.10%) Big Data
10 131 (1.90%) MySQL
10 131 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 127 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 103 (1.50%) Hadoop
13 97 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 85 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 67 (0.97%) NoSQL
16 66 (0.96%) DB2
17 65 (0.94%) QlikView
18 49 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
18 49 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 170 (2.47%) JIRA
2 151 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 146 (2.12%) Selenium
4 131 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 125 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 104 (1.51%) Maven
7 101 (1.47%) Subversion
8 98 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 95 (1.38%) JUnit
10 79 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 71 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 57 (0.83%) Eclipse
13 45 (0.65%) JMeter
14 39 (0.57%) Hudson
15 38 (0.55%) SpecFlow
16 35 (0.51%) TeamCity
17 29 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
18 27 (0.39%) Ant
19 24 (0.35%) NUnit
20 23 (0.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1738 (25.23%) Banking
2 482 (7.00%) Investment Banking
3 479 (6.95%) Retail
4 411 (5.97%) Front Office
5 379 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 372 (5.40%) Financial Institution
7 316 (4.59%) Marketing
8 256 (3.72%) Legal
9 232 (3.37%) Back Office
10 177 (2.57%) Advertising
11 129 (1.87%) Manufacturing
12 115 (1.67%) Law
13 67 (0.97%) Retail Banking
14 66 (0.96%) Electronics
15 55 (0.80%) Games
16 48 (0.70%) Publishing
16 48 (0.70%) General Ledger
17 25 (0.36%) Billing
18 23 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
19 19 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1579 (22.92%) Developer
2 1366 (19.83%) Analyst
3 587 (8.52%) Consultant
4 447 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 420 (6.10%) Business Analyst
6 407 (5.91%) Architect
7 367 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 307 (4.46%) Java Developer
9 255 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 235 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 232 (3.37%) Applications Support
12 189 (2.74%) .NET Developer
13 165 (2.40%) Administrator
14 151 (2.19%) Network Engineer
15 149 (2.16%) Junior
16 129 (1.87%) C++ Developer
17 124 (1.80%) Senior Analyst
18 113 (1.64%) Desktop Support
19 108 (1.57%) DBA
20 104 (1.51%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (10.92%) .NET
2 454 (6.59%) HTML
3 304 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 278 (4.04%) CSS
5 270 (3.92%) Web Services
6 252 (3.66%) XML
7 218 (3.16%) Middleware
8 216 (3.14%) Spring
9 195 (2.83%) WCF
10 188 (2.73%) HTML5
11 179 (2.60%) jQuery
12 157 (2.28%) AngularJS
13 156 (2.26%) FIX Protocol
14 137 (1.99%) .NET Framework
15 136 (1.97%) WPF
16 125 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 95 (1.38%) Hibernate
17 95 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
18 94 (1.36%) J2EE
19 88 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 620 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 304 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 261 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 260 (3.77%) Derivative
6 249 (3.61%) Equities
7 240 (3.48%) Hedge funds
8 188 (2.73%) Fixed Income
9 184 (2.67%) Mathematics
10 158 (2.29%) Blackberry
11 118 (1.71%) Open Source
12 114 (1.65%) Mobile App
13 109 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 104 (1.51%) Data Integration
15 91 (1.32%) SWIFT
16 87 (1.26%) User Experience
17 83 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
18 80 (1.16%) Statistics
19 68 (0.99%) Algorithms
20 67 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1006 (14.60%) Windows
2 741 (10.76%) Linux
3 624 (9.06%) UNIX
4 182 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 177 (2.57%) Windows 7
6 125 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 122 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (1.68%) Solaris
9 113 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 74 (1.07%) Android
11 70 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 47 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 45 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.30%) AIX
14 21 (0.30%) CentOS
15 20 (0.29%) Debian
16 11 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.13%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (18.65%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (13.47%) Project Management
3 621 (9.01%) ITIL
4 504 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 441 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 350 (5.08%) OO
6 350 (5.08%) Analytics
7 349 (5.07%) TDD
8 341 (4.95%) Scrum
9 335 (4.86%) Business Analysis
10 326 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 326 (4.73%) MVC
11 289 (4.20%) Change Management
11 289 (4.20%) Multithreading
12 283 (4.11%) Service Delivery
13 275 (3.99%) Asset Management
14 260 (3.77%) Risk Management
15 251 (3.64%) Service Management
16 231 (3.35%) Programme Management
17 226 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1730 (25.11%) SQL
2 1143 (16.59%) Java
3 866 (12.57%) C#
4 488 (7.08%) JavaScript
5 380 (5.52%) Python
6 376 (5.46%) C++
7 244 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 221 (3.21%) Perl
9 168 (2.44%) C
10 144 (2.09%) VBA
11 137 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 125 (1.81%) PHP
13 121 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 118 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 113 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 88 (1.28%) Ruby
17 69 (1.00%) VB
18 61 (0.89%) Scala
19 44 (0.64%) R
20 41 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1160 (16.84%) Degree
2 253 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
3 223 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 153 (2.22%) MCSE
5 152 (2.21%) CISSP
6 149 (2.16%) PMI Certification
7 145 (2.10%) CCNP
8 123 (1.79%) PMP
9 122 (1.77%) CCNA
10 89 (1.29%) ISEB
11 85 (1.23%) CISM
12 81 (1.18%) Security Cleared
13 77 (1.12%) MCP
14 62 (0.90%) CISA
15 59 (0.86%) MCSA
16 58 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
17 53 (0.77%) CCIE
18 51 (0.74%) MCITP
19 47 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 45 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (5.25%) QA
2 159 (2.31%) SLA
3 83 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (0.99%) COBIT
5 56 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 53 (0.77%) Solvency II
7 49 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (0.49%) EMIR
9 26 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 22 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 21 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.23%) MiFID
13 9 (0.13%) Basel II
13 9 (0.13%) COREP
13 9 (0.13%) FINREP
14 7 (0.10%) Basel III
15 6 (0.087%) GAAP
16 5 (0.073%) CRD IV
16 5 (0.073%) P3O
17 4 (0.058%) FATCA
System Software
1 452 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 209 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (0.94%) XenApp
4 61 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 38 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 30 (0.44%) vSphere
8 28 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (0.35%) Xen
10 20 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.26%) Squid
12 17 (0.25%) VMware ESX
13 14 (0.20%) NFS
14 11 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 10 (0.15%) XenServer
16 9 (0.13%) vCloud
17 7 (0.10%) Varnish
18 6 (0.087%) Oracle Clusterware
18 6 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 6 (0.087%) RACF
Systems Management
1 66 (0.96%) SCCM
2 55 (0.80%) Puppet
3 44 (0.64%) Nagios
4 37 (0.54%) SCOM
5 33 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 28 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.41%) Data Guard
6 28 (0.41%) OpenView
7 24 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 21 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 18 (0.26%) Control-M
10 17 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (0.19%) Backup Exec
11 13 (0.19%) OPNET
12 12 (0.17%) NetBackup
13 11 (0.16%) Cisco LMS
14 10 (0.15%) WSUS
14 10 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 9 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1006 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 826 (11.99%) Oracle
3 443 (6.43%) Cisco
4 359 (5.21%) VMware
5 258 (3.75%) SAP
6 249 (3.61%) Citrix
7 193 (2.80%) HP
8 167 (2.42%) IBM
9 157 (2.28%) Red Hat
10 131 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 119 (1.73%) Juniper
12 95 (1.38%) Bloomberg
13 92 (1.34%) Business Objects
14 89 (1.29%) Reuters
14 89 (1.29%) Cognos
15 87 (1.26%) F5
16 84 (1.22%) TIBCO
17 81 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
17 81 (1.18%) Sybase
18 77 (1.12%) Sun
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Relocation, Bonus, Benefits, No Tax
Posted: 9 hours ago
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Benefits, No Tax, Relocation
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Energon People
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + share options scheme
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
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Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £110000 per annum
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Double figure Bonus + BIG Benefits
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