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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2596 3473 3768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 38.89% 33.44% 35.71%
As % of the General category 64.71% 58.83% 61.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2982 3264
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
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
4012 5903 6161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 60.10% 56.84% 58.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3635 5054 5253
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 10 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1609 (30.20%) Banking
2 1484 (27.85%) SQL
3 1177 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
4 991 (18.60%) Java
5 850 (15.95%) Degree
6 796 (14.94%) Microsoft
7 789 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 725 (13.61%) C#
8 725 (13.61%) Windows
9 668 (12.54%) .NET
10 621 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
11 613 (11.51%) Oracle
12 558 (10.47%) Linux
13 549 (10.30%) Project Management
14 536 (10.06%) Unix
15 491 (9.22%) JavaScript
16 480 (9.01%) SDLC
17 452 (8.48%) Front Office
18 437 (8.20%) Investment Banking
19 436 (8.18%) MS Excel
20 418 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
21 405 (7.60%) Asset Management
22 402 (7.55%) ITIL
23 365 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
24 359 (6.74%) C++
25 343 (6.44%) HTML
26 332 (6.23%) Computer Science
27 324 (6.08%) Python
27 324 (6.08%) Analytics
28 320 (6.01%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 124 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 122 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 109 (2.05%) Apache
4 101 (1.90%) IIS
5 87 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 75 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 70 (1.31%) CMS
7 70 (1.31%) Node.js
8 66 (1.24%) SAS
9 58 (1.09%) JBoss
10 51 (0.96%) CICS
11 49 (0.92%) Apache Spark
12 46 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 45 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 41 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
15 37 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
17 28 (0.53%) MTS
17 28 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
18 23 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 436 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 284 (5.33%) MS Office
3 87 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (1.35%) MS Project
5 46 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.30%) SPSS
8 11 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.094%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.075%) GIMP
11 4 (0.075%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.038%) EViews
12 2 (0.038%) Gephi
13 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.019%) Stata
Business Applications
1 48 (0.90%) thinkFolio
2 37 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 30 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 27 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
7 20 (0.38%) HFM
7 20 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
7 20 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 17 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 17 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
10 14 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.26%) Siebel Analytics
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.23%) Cognos Planning
12 12 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
13 11 (0.21%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 97 (1.82%) SaaS
2 57 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (0.81%) Force.com
5 38 (0.71%) GitHub
6 29 (0.54%) Office 365
7 26 (0.49%) IaaS
8 17 (0.32%) PaaS
9 14 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.094%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.075%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.038%) Boomi
16 2 (0.038%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.038%) Mimecast
17 1 (0.019%) Engine Yard
17 1 (0.019%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 193 (3.62%) Firewall
2 111 (2.08%) Internet
3 110 (2.06%) LAN
4 107 (2.01%) WAN
5 103 (1.93%) DNS
6 102 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 92 (1.73%) VPN
8 72 (1.35%) Network Security
9 62 (1.16%) BGP
10 60 (1.13%) VoIP
11 58 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 58 (1.09%) SAN
12 53 (0.99%) HTTP
12 53 (0.99%) Wireless
13 49 (0.92%) DHCP
14 48 (0.90%) OSPF
15 46 (0.86%) Intranet
16 45 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (0.66%) Unified Communications
18 33 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 789 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 297 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 282 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 274 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
5 209 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 207 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 187 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 181 (3.40%) Big Data
9 139 (2.61%) MySQL
10 119 (2.23%) Hadoop
11 110 (2.06%) DB2
11 110 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 107 (2.01%) Oracle Database
13 83 (1.56%) NoSQL
14 77 (1.45%) QlikView
15 74 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
16 64 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
16 64 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 60 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 56 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 163 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 126 (2.36%) JIRA
3 115 (2.16%) JUnit
4 110 (2.06%) Selenium
5 104 (1.95%) Maven
6 103 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 102 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 99 (1.86%) Subversion
9 97 (1.82%) NUnit
10 94 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 74 (1.39%) Eclipse
12 64 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 59 (1.11%) MSTest
14 57 (1.07%) Moq
15 56 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 54 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
17 51 (0.96%) SpecFlow
18 41 (0.77%) Ant
18 41 (0.77%) Gradle
19 39 (0.73%) FitNesse
General
1 1609 (30.20%) Banking
2 452 (8.48%) Front Office
3 437 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 279 (5.24%) Retail
5 255 (4.79%) Back Office
6 226 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 218 (4.09%) Marketing
8 214 (4.02%) Financial Institution
9 182 (3.42%) Legal
10 160 (3.00%) Law
11 134 (2.52%) Advertising
12 66 (1.24%) Retail Banking
13 55 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 45 (0.84%) Billing
15 43 (0.81%) Games
16 32 (0.60%) Electronics
17 29 (0.54%) German Language
18 27 (0.51%) Publishing
19 22 (0.41%) Automotive
19 22 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1613 (30.27%) Developer
2 1098 (20.61%) Analyst
3 451 (8.46%) Java Developer
4 414 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 344 (6.46%) C# Developer
6 323 (6.06%) Architect
7 315 (5.91%) Senior Developer
8 277 (5.20%) Consultant
9 271 (5.09%) Project Manager
10 241 (4.52%) .NET Developer
11 212 (3.98%) Financial Analyst
12 196 (3.68%) Support Analyst
13 190 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 167 (3.13%) Applications Support
15 160 (3.00%) SQL Developer
16 133 (2.50%) C++ Developer
17 128 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
18 123 (2.31%) Service Analyst
19 122 (2.29%) DBA
20 118 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 668 (12.54%) .NET
2 343 (6.44%) HTML
3 290 (5.44%) CSS
4 264 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 229 (4.30%) XML
6 223 (4.19%) jQuery
6 223 (4.19%) Web Services
7 189 (3.55%) Spring
8 177 (3.32%) HTML5
9 174 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 144 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 134 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 127 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
13 113 (2.12%) J2EE
14 111 (2.08%) Hibernate
15 110 (2.06%) JSON
16 108 (2.03%) WPF
17 95 (1.78%) WCF
18 91 (1.71%) Middleware
19 83 (1.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 621 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 332 (6.23%) Computer Science
3 320 (6.01%) Derivative
4 252 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 231 (4.34%) Fixed Income
6 230 (4.32%) Equities
7 204 (3.83%) Management Information System
8 199 (3.73%) Mathematics
9 188 (3.53%) Fintech
10 185 (3.47%) Hedge funds
11 128 (2.40%) Data Centre
12 101 (1.90%) User Experience
13 93 (1.75%) Clustering
14 91 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 87 (1.63%) Algorithms
16 86 (1.61%) Blackberry
17 84 (1.58%) SWIFT
18 82 (1.54%) Visualisation
19 80 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
20 69 (1.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 725 (13.61%) Windows
2 558 (10.47%) Linux
3 536 (10.06%) Unix
4 230 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 129 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (2.23%) Windows 7
7 89 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (1.65%) Solaris
9 58 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (0.81%) Android
12 38 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 36 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 29 (0.54%) AIX
15 12 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.19%) Debian
16 10 (0.19%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.17%) VMS
18 8 (0.15%) CentOS
19 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1177 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (10.30%) Project Management
3 480 (9.01%) SDLC
4 418 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
5 405 (7.60%) Asset Management
6 402 (7.55%) ITIL
7 365 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 324 (6.08%) Analytics
9 310 (5.82%) Change Management
10 306 (5.74%) TDD
11 301 (5.65%) Risk Management
12 297 (5.57%) Multithreading
13 295 (5.54%) Scrum
14 290 (5.44%) MVC
15 286 (5.37%) PRINCE2
16 268 (5.03%) Data Management
17 266 (4.99%) OO
18 257 (4.82%) Investment Management
19 255 (4.79%) ETL
20 246 (4.62%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1484 (27.85%) SQL
2 991 (18.60%) Java
3 725 (13.61%) C#
4 491 (9.22%) JavaScript
5 359 (6.74%) C++
6 324 (6.08%) Python
7 242 (4.54%) T-SQL
8 178 (3.34%) Perl
9 160 (3.00%) C
10 121 (2.27%) PowerShell
11 116 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 105 (1.97%) PHP
13 93 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 90 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 90 (1.69%) VB
15 89 (1.67%) VBA
16 81 (1.52%) Scala
17 67 (1.26%) Ruby
18 55 (1.03%) COBOL
18 55 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 850 (15.95%) Degree
2 168 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
3 125 (2.35%) CCNP
4 113 (2.12%) ISEB
5 112 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 86 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 77 (1.45%) CCNA
8 76 (1.43%) CISSP
9 67 (1.26%) PMP
10 57 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 56 (1.05%) CISM
12 55 (1.03%) CISA
13 47 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 46 (0.86%) MCITP
15 43 (0.81%) ACCA
15 43 (0.81%) CIMA
16 42 (0.79%) Security Cleared
17 39 (0.73%) MCSE
18 36 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
19 35 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (4.82%) QA
2 102 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 96 (1.80%) SLA
4 77 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (1.11%) Solvency II
6 55 (1.03%) MiFID
7 52 (0.98%) SEPA
8 49 (0.92%) COBIT
9 40 (0.75%) EMIR
10 36 (0.68%) PCI DSS
11 35 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
12 27 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 16 (0.30%) CRD IV
13 16 (0.30%) ISO27002
14 14 (0.26%) P3O
15 12 (0.23%) COREP
15 12 (0.23%) FINREP
16 10 (0.19%) SDET
17 9 (0.17%) Basel III
18 5 (0.094%) Basel II
System Software
1 263 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 96 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.64%) XenApp
5 25 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (0.47%) vSphere
6 21 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 20 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.30%) Docker
9 10 (0.19%) NFS
10 9 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.15%) XenServer
12 6 (0.11%) Xen
13 5 (0.094%) Snort
13 5 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.075%) Firmware
15 3 (0.056%) Cronacle
15 3 (0.056%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 79 (1.48%) Puppet
2 75 (1.41%) SCCM
3 65 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 49 (0.92%) Ansible
6 32 (0.60%) Control-M
7 31 (0.58%) SCOM
8 21 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 21 (0.39%) Salt
9 17 (0.32%) EnCase
9 17 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 16 (0.30%) FortiGate
11 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 14 (0.26%) Nagios
13 13 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (0.24%) FTK
13 13 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 13 (0.24%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
14 11 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 796 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 613 (11.51%) Oracle
3 242 (4.54%) Cisco
4 185 (3.47%) VMware
5 142 (2.67%) SAP
6 141 (2.65%) Bloomberg
7 113 (2.12%) Citrix
8 104 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 99 (1.86%) IBM
10 98 (1.84%) Sybase
11 76 (1.43%) HP
12 69 (1.30%) Siebel
13 65 (1.22%) Red Hat
14 57 (1.07%) Cognos
15 56 (1.05%) Charles River
16 54 (1.01%) Reuters
17 53 (0.99%) Tableau
18 49 (0.92%) Juniper
19 48 (0.90%) Hyperion
20 46 (0.86%) Informatica
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +exc benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago