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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3845 3978 4718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.37% 33.67% 36.60%
As % of the General category 57.42% 55.16% 59.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3224 3551 4300
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £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 £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
6696 7212 7978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 58.11% 61.05% 61.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5532 6378 7303
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 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 2309 (26.94%) SQL
2 2253 (26.29%) Banking
3 1659 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1565 (18.26%) Degree
5 1533 (17.89%) Java
6 1471 (17.16%) SQL Server
7 1369 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 1235 (14.41%) Windows
9 1214 (14.17%) Oracle
10 1178 (13.75%) C#
11 1166 (13.61%) .NET
12 1071 (12.50%) Project Management
13 1046 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
14 924 (10.78%) Linux
15 912 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 826 (9.64%) UNIX
17 760 (8.87%) Investment Banking
18 721 (8.41%) ITIL
19 713 (8.32%) JavaScript
20 709 (8.27%) Computer Science
21 698 (8.14%) HTML
22 606 (7.07%) OO
23 600 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
23 600 (7.00%) Front Office
24 581 (6.78%) C++
25 542 (6.32%) Risk Management
26 519 (6.06%) ASP.NET
27 515 (6.01%) XML
28 511 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 506 (5.90%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 286 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 237 (2.77%) MS Exchange
3 155 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 153 (1.79%) SAS
5 136 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 114 (1.33%) IIS
7 112 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 111 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 97 (1.13%) CMS
9 97 (1.13%) Apache
10 75 (0.88%) Lync
11 70 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 62 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
13 59 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
14 57 (0.67%) Node.js
15 50 (0.58%) MQSeries
15 50 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
16 44 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
17 32 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
18 30 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 912 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 439 (5.12%) MS Office
3 140 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 87 (1.02%) MS Project
5 72 (0.84%) SPSS
6 64 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 54 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 40 (0.47%) Photoshop
9 24 (0.28%) CPLEX
10 21 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
11 14 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.082%) Open Workbench
12 7 (0.082%) LaTeX
13 4 (0.047%) SmartSuite
13 4 (0.047%) InDesign
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 146 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 107 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 75 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 75 (0.88%) HFM
4 67 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 63 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
6 61 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
7 57 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 57 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 54 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
8 54 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
9 46 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
10 39 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
11 38 (0.44%) Markit EDM
12 32 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
13 29 (0.34%) Agresso
14 26 (0.30%) SAP Business One
14 26 (0.30%) SAP FI
14 26 (0.30%) SAP CO
14 26 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 62 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (0.63%) SaaS
3 38 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (0.33%) Office 365
5 22 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.18%) GitHub
7 13 (0.15%) PaaS
7 13 (0.15%) IaaS
8 8 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.058%) Heroku
10 2 (0.023%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.012%) Force.com
11 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.012%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.012%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.012%) Joyent
11 1 (0.012%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 298 (3.48%) Firewall
2 221 (2.58%) SAN
3 218 (2.54%) LAN
4 216 (2.52%) Internet
5 199 (2.32%) WAN
6 188 (2.19%) TCP/IP
7 175 (2.04%) DNS
8 121 (1.41%) Intranet
9 107 (1.25%) VPN
10 96 (1.12%) DHCP
11 90 (1.05%) BGP
12 72 (0.84%) Network Security
13 70 (0.82%) HTTP
14 69 (0.81%) LDAP
15 65 (0.76%) OSPF
16 60 (0.70%) VoIP
17 56 (0.65%) EIGRP
18 55 (0.64%) Wireless
19 54 (0.63%) SSL
19 54 (0.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1471 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 511 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 428 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 379 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 373 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 343 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 272 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 263 (3.07%) Oracle Database
9 170 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 154 (1.80%) MySQL
11 139 (1.62%) Big Data
12 129 (1.51%) QlikView
13 114 (1.33%) RDBMS
14 113 (1.32%) Data Mining
14 113 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 103 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 100 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 95 (1.11%) Essbase
18 94 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
19 83 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 243 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 204 (2.38%) Selenium
3 185 (2.16%) Subversion
4 147 (1.72%) JIRA
5 134 (1.56%) JUnit
6 127 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 115 (1.34%) Maven
8 110 (1.28%) Git (software)
9 105 (1.23%) QuickTest Pro
10 89 (1.04%) Jenkins
11 85 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 84 (0.98%) WebDriver
13 76 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 55 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 52 (0.61%) Hudson
16 48 (0.56%) JMeter
17 39 (0.46%) NUnit
18 37 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 33 (0.39%) Ant
20 29 (0.34%) MSI
General
1 2253 (26.29%) Banking
2 760 (8.87%) Investment Banking
3 600 (7.00%) Front Office
4 431 (5.03%) Retail
5 386 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 377 (4.40%) Financial Institution
7 371 (4.33%) Marketing
8 287 (3.35%) Legal
9 266 (3.10%) Advertising
10 255 (2.98%) Back Office
11 164 (1.91%) Law
12 158 (1.84%) Manufacturing
13 90 (1.05%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.85%) Games
15 64 (0.75%) French Language
16 60 (0.70%) Electronics
17 59 (0.69%) Publishing
18 50 (0.58%) Billing
19 45 (0.53%) General Ledger
20 44 (0.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2294 (26.77%) Developer
2 1669 (19.47%) Analyst
3 617 (7.20%) Consultant
4 562 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 507 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 470 (5.48%) Business Analyst
7 432 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 392 (4.57%) Architect
9 362 (4.22%) Applications Support
10 346 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 322 (3.76%) C# Developer
12 314 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 208 (2.43%) Junior
14 200 (2.33%) Team Leader
15 185 (2.16%) Applications Support Analyst
16 178 (2.08%) Administrator
17 166 (1.94%) Senior Manager
18 163 (1.90%) DBA
19 162 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
20 159 (1.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1166 (13.61%) .NET
2 698 (8.14%) HTML
3 519 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 515 (6.01%) XML
5 506 (5.90%) CSS
6 343 (4.00%) jQuery
7 333 (3.89%) Spring
8 321 (3.75%) Web Services
9 295 (3.44%) HTML5
10 263 (3.07%) WCF
11 262 (3.06%) Middleware
12 250 (2.92%) J2EE
13 244 (2.85%) .NET Framework
14 218 (2.54%) WPF
15 215 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 205 (2.39%) Hibernate
17 150 (1.75%) Ajax
18 137 (1.60%) CSS3
19 113 (1.32%) AngularJS
20 110 (1.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1046 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 709 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 426 (4.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 400 (4.67%) Derivative
5 350 (4.08%) Equities
6 325 (3.79%) Fixed Income
7 300 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 296 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 290 (3.38%) Hedge funds
10 184 (2.15%) User Experience
11 174 (2.03%) Open Source
12 168 (1.96%) Blackberry
13 160 (1.87%) Credit Risk
14 132 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 129 (1.51%) Market Risk
16 122 (1.42%) Statistics
17 119 (1.39%) Visualisation
18 115 (1.34%) Clustering
19 93 (1.09%) Economics
20 92 (1.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1235 (14.41%) Windows
2 924 (10.78%) Linux
3 826 (9.64%) UNIX
4 275 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (2.59%) Solaris
6 220 (2.57%) Windows 7
7 167 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 147 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 126 (1.47%) Android
10 120 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 105 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 92 (1.07%) Windows XP
13 88 (1.03%) AIX
14 63 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.26%) HPUX
16 16 (0.19%) Fedora
17 15 (0.18%) Windows Vista
18 12 (0.14%) Mac OS X
19 11 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1659 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1071 (12.50%) Project Management
3 721 (8.41%) ITIL
4 606 (7.07%) OO
5 600 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
6 542 (6.32%) Risk Management
7 493 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 476 (5.55%) Change Management
9 474 (5.53%) Scrum
9 474 (5.53%) TDD
9 474 (5.53%) Asset Management
10 472 (5.51%) Analytics
11 454 (5.30%) Business Analysis
12 424 (4.95%) MVC
13 419 (4.89%) PRINCE2
14 412 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 340 (3.97%) Investment Management
16 331 (3.86%) ETL
17 292 (3.41%) Low Latency
18 290 (3.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2309 (26.94%) SQL
2 1533 (17.89%) Java
3 1178 (13.75%) C#
4 713 (8.32%) JavaScript
5 581 (6.78%) C++
6 396 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 389 (4.54%) Python
8 282 (3.29%) VBA
9 265 (3.09%) C
10 263 (3.07%) Perl
11 246 (2.87%) VB
12 227 (2.65%) PowerShell
13 158 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 137 (1.60%) VBScript
15 135 (1.58%) PHP
16 127 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 120 (1.40%) Ruby
18 104 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 100 (1.17%) R
20 77 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1565 (18.26%) Degree
2 218 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 193 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 143 (1.67%) ISEB
5 120 (1.40%) CISSP
6 119 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 111 (1.30%) CCNP
8 102 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 92 (1.07%) MCSE
10 87 (1.02%) CISA
11 84 (0.98%) Security Cleared
12 76 (0.89%) CCNA
13 75 (0.88%) PMP
14 69 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 56 (0.65%) ACCA
15 56 (0.65%) PhD
16 55 (0.64%) CISM
17 54 (0.63%) SC Cleared
18 46 (0.54%) MCSA
18 46 (0.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (5.68%) QA
2 171 (2.00%) SLA
3 75 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 57 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.44%) COBIT
5 38 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 25 (0.29%) EMIR
10 19 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.14%) Basel III
11 12 (0.14%) COREP
11 12 (0.14%) Basel II
12 9 (0.11%) TickIT
13 7 (0.082%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.058%) FINREP
15 4 (0.047%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.047%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.035%) IAS 39
System Software
1 501 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 289 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 81 (0.95%) vSphere
5 70 (0.82%) XenApp
6 54 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 49 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
8 48 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 42 (0.49%) XenDesktop
10 27 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 19 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 19 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.20%) UAG
13 14 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.15%) NFS
15 9 (0.11%) Snort
15 9 (0.11%) XenServer
15 9 (0.11%) vCloud
16 7 (0.082%) RACF
16 7 (0.082%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 138 (1.61%) SCCM
2 53 (0.62%) SCOM
3 51 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 37 (0.43%) Data Guard
6 35 (0.41%) NetBackup
7 32 (0.37%) Control-M
7 32 (0.37%) Puppet
8 25 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 22 (0.26%) WSUS
9 22 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 20 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
11 18 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
11 18 (0.21%) Nagios
12 15 (0.18%) HP NNM
13 13 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (0.12%) Windows Intune
15 9 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
15 9 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1369 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 1214 (14.17%) Oracle
3 439 (5.12%) VMware
4 358 (4.18%) Cisco
5 336 (3.92%) Citrix
6 262 (3.06%) SAP
7 199 (2.32%) Bloomberg
8 197 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 194 (2.26%) HP
10 169 (1.97%) IBM
11 141 (1.65%) Business Objects
12 138 (1.61%) Hyperion
13 136 (1.59%) Sybase
14 133 (1.55%) Juniper
15 125 (1.46%) Cognos
16 114 (1.33%) TIBCO
16 114 (1.33%) Reuters
17 95 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
18 94 (1.10%) JBoss
19 90 (1.05%) EMC
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, on call, benefits
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum Salary is approx 50k-68k base + bonu
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £200 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £100k+ (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 hours ago