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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3629 3992 4107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.28% 33.69% 35.06%
As % of the General category 59.36% 57.96% 59.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 3508 3751
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6114 6887 6879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.07% 58.12% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5318 5960 6285
Average salary £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 1930 (25.99%) SQL
2 1862 (25.07%) Banking
3 1312 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1268 (17.07%) Degree
5 1246 (16.78%) Microsoft
6 1187 (15.98%) Java
7 1111 (14.96%) SQL Server
8 1106 (14.89%) Oracle
9 1101 (14.82%) Windows
10 938 (12.63%) C#
11 893 (12.02%) .NET
12 865 (11.65%) Project Management
13 803 (10.81%) Linux
14 783 (10.54%) UNIX
15 782 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 752 (10.13%) MS Excel
17 678 (9.13%) ITIL
18 629 (8.47%) Investment Banking
19 605 (8.15%) JavaScript
20 547 (7.37%) HTML
21 536 (7.22%) Computer Science
22 517 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
23 514 (6.92%) Front Office
24 500 (6.73%) OO
25 490 (6.60%) C++
26 464 (6.25%) Active Directory
27 451 (6.07%) ASP.NET
28 435 (5.86%) VMware
29 433 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
30 428 (5.76%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 254 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 205 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 150 (2.02%) SAS
4 111 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 109 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 103 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 101 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 85 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 84 (1.13%) IIS
10 83 (1.12%) Apache
11 73 (0.98%) CMS
12 61 (0.82%) JBoss
13 45 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
14 43 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 42 (0.57%) Lync
16 41 (0.55%) Node.js
16 41 (0.55%) MQSeries
17 39 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 36 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
19 34 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 752 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 423 (5.70%) MS Office
3 133 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (1.29%) MS Project
5 69 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 56 (0.75%) SPSS
7 30 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 29 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.20%) CPLEX
12 7 (0.094%) PowerPivot
13 6 (0.081%) LaTeX
14 5 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.054%) SmartSuite
16 3 (0.040%) InDesign
16 3 (0.040%) Open Workbench
17 2 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
17 2 (0.027%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 139 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 114 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 68 (0.92%) HFM
4 63 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
5 59 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 55 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
7 54 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
8 51 (0.69%) Markit EDM
9 46 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
9 46 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 45 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
11 44 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
12 43 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
13 40 (0.54%) SAP FI
13 40 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
13 40 (0.54%) SAP CO
14 30 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
15 25 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
16 24 (0.32%) Eikon
17 23 (0.31%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 54 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (0.66%) SaaS
3 39 (0.53%) Office 365
4 22 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.12%) PaaS
7 5 (0.067%) IaaS
8 4 (0.054%) Heroku
8 4 (0.054%) Force.com
9 3 (0.040%) GitHub
10 2 (0.027%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.013%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.013%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.013%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.013%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 282 (3.80%) Firewall
2 220 (2.96%) SAN
3 202 (2.72%) Internet
4 186 (2.50%) LAN
5 185 (2.49%) WAN
6 182 (2.45%) DNS
7 169 (2.28%) TCP/IP
8 142 (1.91%) VPN
9 138 (1.86%) Network Security
10 127 (1.71%) DHCP
11 108 (1.45%) Intranet
12 91 (1.23%) Wireless
12 91 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
13 85 (1.14%) BGP
14 77 (1.04%) VoIP
15 75 (1.01%) MPLS
16 62 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
17 57 (0.77%) OSPF
18 55 (0.74%) EIGRP
19 49 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1111 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 366 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 363 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 320 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 280 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 240 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 232 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 190 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 124 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 109 (1.47%) MySQL
11 108 (1.45%) Big Data
12 106 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
13 104 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 99 (1.33%) QlikView
15 98 (1.32%) DB2
16 94 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
17 91 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
17 91 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 90 (1.21%) OLAP
19 83 (1.12%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 142 (1.91%) Subversion
2 138 (1.86%) JIRA
3 113 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 97 (1.31%) Selenium
4 97 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 93 (1.25%) Git (software)
6 83 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 81 (1.09%) Maven
8 62 (0.83%) JUnit
9 54 (0.73%) WebDriver
10 47 (0.63%) Eclipse
11 44 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
12 41 (0.55%) Cucumber
13 39 (0.53%) Hudson
14 38 (0.51%) Ant
15 37 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
16 33 (0.44%) JMeter
17 24 (0.32%) TeamCity
18 23 (0.31%) LoadRunner
19 21 (0.28%) NUnit
General
1 1862 (25.07%) Banking
2 629 (8.47%) Investment Banking
3 514 (6.92%) Front Office
4 367 (4.94%) Retail
5 331 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 303 (4.08%) Financial Institution
7 289 (3.89%) Marketing
8 278 (3.74%) Legal
9 199 (2.68%) Back Office
10 190 (2.56%) Advertising
11 169 (2.28%) Law
12 130 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 71 (0.96%) Publishing
14 58 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 49 (0.66%) Games
16 45 (0.61%) Electronics
17 42 (0.57%) Billing
17 42 (0.57%) French Language
18 38 (0.51%) Multimedia
19 30 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1836 (24.72%) Developer
2 1377 (18.54%) Analyst
3 574 (7.73%) Consultant
4 479 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 407 (5.48%) Business Analyst
6 399 (5.37%) Architect
7 384 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 377 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 297 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 293 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 265 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 246 (3.31%) .NET Developer
13 197 (2.65%) Team Leader
14 160 (2.15%) Junior
15 144 (1.94%) Administrator
15 144 (1.94%) C++ Developer
16 143 (1.93%) Applications Support Analyst
17 132 (1.78%) Senior Manager
18 130 (1.75%) C# .NET Developer
19 128 (1.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 893 (12.02%) .NET
2 547 (7.37%) HTML
3 451 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 379 (5.10%) CSS
5 341 (4.59%) XML
6 298 (4.01%) jQuery
7 275 (3.70%) Spring
8 273 (3.68%) Web Services
9 266 (3.58%) Middleware
10 259 (3.49%) HTML5
11 233 (3.14%) WCF
12 176 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 171 (2.30%) J2EE
14 166 (2.24%) .NET Framework
15 152 (2.05%) WPF
16 151 (2.03%) AngularJS
17 145 (1.95%) Hibernate
18 141 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
19 123 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
20 121 (1.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 782 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 536 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 286 (3.85%) Derivative
4 275 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 253 (3.41%) Fixed Income
6 251 (3.38%) Mathematics
7 231 (3.11%) Hedge funds
8 226 (3.04%) Equities
9 221 (2.98%) Management Information System
10 188 (2.53%) Blackberry
11 136 (1.83%) User Experience
12 132 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
13 123 (1.66%) Open Source
14 120 (1.62%) Visualisation
15 116 (1.56%) Statistics
16 106 (1.43%) Clustering
17 105 (1.41%) Algorithms
18 94 (1.27%) Data Structures
19 93 (1.25%) Credit Risk
20 91 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1101 (14.82%) Windows
2 803 (10.81%) Linux
3 783 (10.54%) UNIX
4 245 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 201 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 194 (2.61%) Solaris
7 132 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 121 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 111 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 89 (1.20%) Android
11 82 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 75 (1.01%) AIX
13 73 (0.98%) Apple iOS
14 45 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.24%) HPUX
16 15 (0.20%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.18%) CentOS
18 9 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1312 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (11.65%) Project Management
3 678 (9.13%) ITIL
4 517 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
5 500 (6.73%) OO
6 433 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 428 (5.76%) Scrum
7 428 (5.76%) Analytics
8 395 (5.32%) MVC
9 394 (5.30%) TDD
10 391 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 361 (4.86%) PRINCE2
12 341 (4.59%) Change Management
13 333 (4.48%) Business Analysis
14 319 (4.30%) Risk Management
15 315 (4.24%) Multithreading
16 302 (4.07%) ETL
17 294 (3.96%) Investment Management
18 239 (3.22%) Data Modelling
19 235 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1930 (25.99%) SQL
2 1187 (15.98%) Java
3 938 (12.63%) C#
4 605 (8.15%) JavaScript
5 490 (6.60%) C++
6 330 (4.44%) Python
7 248 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 247 (3.33%) VBA
9 230 (3.10%) Perl
10 225 (3.03%) C
11 161 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 133 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 123 (1.66%) VB
14 109 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 100 (1.35%) PHP
16 98 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 75 (1.01%) Ruby
18 61 (0.82%) R
19 58 (0.78%) VB.NET
20 54 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1268 (17.07%) Degree
2 197 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 193 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 109 (1.47%) CISSP
6 103 (1.39%) CCNP
6 103 (1.39%) MCSE
7 99 (1.33%) ISEB
8 98 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 86 (1.16%) PMP
10 84 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 80 (1.08%) CCNA
12 72 (0.97%) MCSA
13 67 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 65 (0.88%) ACCA
15 52 (0.70%) MCP
15 52 (0.70%) MCITP
16 50 (0.67%) CISA
17 47 (0.63%) SC Cleared
18 45 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (4.85%) QA
2 167 (2.25%) SLA
3 67 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (0.78%) COBIT
5 52 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 47 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 36 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 18 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.23%) Basel II
11 13 (0.18%) EMIR
12 12 (0.16%) Basel III
13 11 (0.15%) COREP
14 9 (0.12%) FATCA
15 8 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.094%) FINREP
16 7 (0.094%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.094%) MiFID
16 7 (0.094%) GAAP
17 6 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 464 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 271 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (1.09%) XenApp
4 76 (1.02%) vSphere
5 62 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 48 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 37 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 36 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.47%) Hyper-V
10 18 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 18 (0.24%) NFS
11 12 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 9 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (0.12%) Squid
14 9 (0.12%) vCloud
14 9 (0.12%) Docker
15 8 (0.11%) Xen
15 8 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 97 (1.31%) SCCM
2 42 (0.57%) SCOM
3 37 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 32 (0.43%) Puppet
5 32 (0.43%) Control-M
6 30 (0.40%) Nagios
7 27 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 27 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 22 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 22 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 20 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 16 (0.22%) OpenView
10 16 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
15 8 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1246 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 1106 (14.89%) Oracle
3 435 (5.86%) VMware
4 378 (5.09%) Cisco
5 314 (4.23%) Citrix
6 259 (3.49%) SAP
7 189 (2.54%) HP
8 184 (2.48%) Bloomberg
9 158 (2.13%) IBM
10 150 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 141 (1.90%) Business Objects
12 135 (1.82%) Juniper
13 132 (1.78%) Sybase
14 112 (1.51%) Hyperion
15 107 (1.44%) Reuters
16 96 (1.29%) NetApp
17 92 (1.24%) Cognos
18 89 (1.20%) EMC
18 89 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
18 89 (1.20%) TIBCO
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Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hatstand Limited
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Westbourne Partners
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Incisive Ltd
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