The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12818 12777 13586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.94% 28.14% 28.38%
As % of the General category 54.50% 53.18% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10874 10330 11452
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Finance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23520 24026 25223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.11% 52.92% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19682 19355 21429
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in London

Finance
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the London region.

Finance Salary Trend in London

Finance
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in London

Finance
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 3629 £60,000 - 641
Docklands, London 0 89 £69,750 +18.72% 4
Bromley +3 48 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +18 47 £53,750 -32.81% 9
Canary Wharf 0 37 £67,500 -20.58%
Wimbledon 0 32 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Croydon -12 31 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Uxbridge -6 19 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Surbiton +6 18 £30,250 -36.31% 2
Hammersmith +1 14 £52,500 - 1
Edgware - 14 £48,000 -
Hillingdon - 13 £34,000 -
Romford 0 12 £81,250 +49.76% 4
Paddington -1 10 - -
Hounslow 0 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Wembley -1 8 £48,000 +24.67% 1
Beckenham -3 6 £41,250 +65.00% 1
Twickenham +10 5 £63,000 +5.00%
Harrow -2 5 £26,500 -57.60% 2
Ealing -2 5 £62,500 +39.04%
Chiswick 0 4 £24,000 -58.26%
Mayfair -5 4 £40,000 -46.66%
Greenford - 3 £37,500 -
Carshalton - 2 £25,000 -
Rainham - 2 £42,500 -
South Croydon - 2 £46,250 -
Westminster - 2 £35,000 - 1
Enfield +4 1 £67,500 +54.28%
Clapham -6 1 - -
Sidcup -8 1 £41,750 +39.16%
New Malden - 1 £55,000 -
Hackney - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 6355 (24.83%) SQL
2 5875 (22.96%) Banking
3 4972 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4512 (17.63%) Degree
5 4017 (15.70%) Java
6 3926 (15.34%) SQL Server
7 3828 (14.96%) Windows
8 3708 (14.49%) Microsoft
9 3639 (14.22%) Oracle
10 3559 (13.91%) C#
11 3128 (12.22%) .NET
12 3078 (12.03%) Project Management
13 2692 (10.52%) Linux
14 2683 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
15 2480 (9.69%) UNIX
16 2374 (9.28%) MS Excel
17 2164 (8.46%) JavaScript
18 2026 (7.92%) ITIL
19 1951 (7.62%) HTML
20 1935 (7.56%) OO
21 1927 (7.53%) Investment Banking
22 1884 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
23 1872 (7.32%) C++
24 1820 (7.11%) Computer Science
25 1745 (6.82%) Scrum
26 1708 (6.67%) Retail
27 1579 (6.17%) TDD
28 1559 (6.09%) Front Office
29 1554 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
30 1524 (5.96%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 886 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 728 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 436 (1.70%) SAS
4 402 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 366 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 363 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 340 (1.33%) Apache
8 331 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 302 (1.18%) IIS
10 264 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 257 (1.00%) CMS
12 226 (0.88%) JBoss
13 191 (0.75%) Node.js
14 187 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 181 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
16 173 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
17 135 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
18 132 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
19 114 (0.45%) Confluence
20 104 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 2374 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 1320 (5.16%) MS Office
3 406 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 331 (1.29%) MS Project
5 283 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 131 (0.51%) SPSS
7 130 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 102 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 57 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 43 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 31 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 27 (0.11%) CPLEX
13 16 (0.063%) S-PLUS
14 12 (0.047%) Stata
15 11 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 9 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
17 7 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
18 6 (0.023%) LaTeX
18 6 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
19 5 (0.020%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 526 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 436 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 310 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
4 276 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 250 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
6 246 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
7 215 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
8 213 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
9 202 (0.79%) SAP FI
10 195 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
10 195 (0.76%) SAP CO
11 145 (0.57%) HFM
12 133 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
13 129 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
14 116 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 114 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
16 106 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
17 103 (0.40%) Google Analytics
18 99 (0.39%) SAP MM
19 91 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 321 (1.25%) SaaS
2 168 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 108 (0.42%) Office 365
5 84 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 52 (0.20%) PaaS
7 40 (0.16%) IaaS
8 39 (0.15%) Force.com
8 39 (0.15%) GitHub
9 17 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.043%) Heroku
12 8 (0.031%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.031%) MailChimp
13 5 (0.020%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.020%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.016%) IBM Blueworks
14 4 (0.016%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 3 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 876 (3.42%) Firewall
2 665 (2.60%) SAN
3 604 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 563 (2.20%) LAN
5 555 (2.17%) Internet
6 537 (2.10%) WAN
7 518 (2.02%) DNS
8 437 (1.71%) VPN
9 329 (1.29%) DHCP
10 289 (1.13%) Network Security
11 242 (0.95%) Wireless
12 233 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
13 232 (0.91%) Intranet
14 221 (0.86%) VoIP
15 214 (0.84%) BGP
16 208 (0.81%) MPLS
17 184 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 174 (0.68%) HTTP
19 149 (0.58%) OSPF
20 144 (0.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3926 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 1210 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1006 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 928 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 912 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 769 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 745 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 635 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 602 (2.35%) MySQL
10 543 (2.12%) Big Data
11 459 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 385 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 359 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 325 (1.27%) Hadoop
15 315 (1.23%) QlikView
16 313 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
17 304 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
18 303 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
19 269 (1.05%) NoSQL
20 254 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 548 (2.14%) Subversion
2 511 (2.00%) JIRA
3 479 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 383 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 374 (1.46%) Selenium
6 367 (1.43%) Maven
7 366 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 338 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 224 (0.88%) NUnit
10 220 (0.86%) JUnit
11 171 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 170 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 166 (0.65%) Eclipse
14 164 (0.64%) WebDriver
15 159 (0.62%) TeamCity
16 142 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
17 141 (0.55%) Moq
18 116 (0.45%) Hudson
19 103 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
20 99 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 5875 (22.96%) Banking
2 1927 (7.53%) Investment Banking
3 1708 (6.67%) Retail
4 1559 (6.09%) Front Office
5 1289 (5.04%) Financial Institution
6 1218 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 1126 (4.40%) Marketing
8 934 (3.65%) Legal
9 679 (2.65%) Back Office
10 565 (2.21%) Law
11 462 (1.81%) Manufacturing
12 440 (1.72%) Advertising
13 345 (1.35%) Games
14 243 (0.95%) Retail Banking
15 219 (0.86%) Billing
16 216 (0.84%) Publishing
17 149 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 149 (0.58%) French Language
18 122 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 109 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6627 (25.90%) Developer
2 5013 (19.59%) Analyst
3 2161 (8.44%) Consultant
4 1663 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 1628 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 1449 (5.66%) Architect
7 1333 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 1284 (5.02%) Support Analyst
9 1242 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 980 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 861 (3.36%) Applications Support
12 831 (3.25%) .NET Developer
13 694 (2.71%) C++ Developer
14 598 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
15 591 (2.31%) Junior
16 548 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
17 542 (2.12%) Team Leader
18 539 (2.11%) Administrator
19 487 (1.90%) Applications Support Analyst
20 480 (1.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3128 (12.22%) .NET
2 1951 (7.62%) HTML
3 1459 (5.70%) ASP.NET
4 1339 (5.23%) CSS
5 1106 (4.32%) XML
6 985 (3.85%) Web Services
6 985 (3.85%) jQuery
7 899 (3.51%) HTML5
8 888 (3.47%) Spring
9 809 (3.16%) WCF
10 766 (2.99%) WPF
11 724 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 698 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 620 (2.42%) Middleware
14 585 (2.29%) J2EE
15 486 (1.90%) Ajax
16 446 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
17 444 (1.74%) Hibernate
18 424 (1.66%) AngularJS
19 374 (1.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2683 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1820 (7.11%) Computer Science
3 1127 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1126 (4.40%) Hedge funds
5 1077 (4.21%) Derivative
6 824 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 808 (3.16%) Mathematics
8 800 (3.13%) Fixed Income
9 769 (3.01%) Equities
10 558 (2.18%) User Experience
11 515 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
12 470 (1.84%) Blackberry
13 446 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 426 (1.66%) Open Source
15 408 (1.59%) Data Structures
16 407 (1.59%) Visualisation
17 367 (1.43%) Credit Risk
18 339 (1.32%) Mobile App
19 321 (1.25%) Client/Server
20 310 (1.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3828 (14.96%) Windows
2 2692 (10.52%) Linux
3 2480 (9.69%) UNIX
4 836 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 685 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 490 (1.91%) Solaris
7 456 (1.78%) Windows XP
8 419 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 413 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 386 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 333 (1.30%) Android
12 327 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 183 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 139 (0.54%) AIX
15 98 (0.38%) CentOS
16 97 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 47 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 40 (0.16%) Windows Vista
19 38 (0.15%) HPUX
19 38 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4972 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3078 (12.03%) Project Management
3 2026 (7.92%) ITIL
4 1935 (7.56%) OO
5 1884 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
6 1745 (6.82%) Scrum
7 1579 (6.17%) TDD
8 1554 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 1441 (5.63%) Analytics
10 1341 (5.24%) MVC
11 1279 (5.00%) PRINCE2
12 1234 (4.82%) Business Analysis
13 1199 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 1192 (4.66%) Multithreading
15 1061 (4.15%) Risk Management
16 1005 (3.93%) ETL
17 960 (3.75%) Asset Management
18 957 (3.74%) Change Management
19 949 (3.71%) Mentoring
20 868 (3.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6355 (24.83%) SQL
2 4017 (15.70%) Java
3 3559 (13.91%) C#
4 2164 (8.46%) JavaScript
5 1872 (7.32%) C++
6 1322 (5.17%) Python
7 976 (3.81%) Perl
8 811 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 741 (2.90%) C
10 719 (2.81%) VBA
11 539 (2.11%) PHP
12 520 (2.03%) PL/SQL
13 469 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 430 (1.68%) PowerShell
15 409 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 397 (1.55%) Ruby
17 322 (1.26%) VB
18 244 (0.95%) VB.NET
19 177 (0.69%) Scala
20 165 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 4512 (17.63%) Degree
2 608 (2.38%) ISEB
3 520 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 497 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 398 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 297 (1.16%) Security Cleared
7 293 (1.14%) CISSP
8 280 (1.09%) CCNP
9 267 (1.04%) PMP
10 264 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 247 (0.97%) MCSE
12 243 (0.95%) CCNA
13 235 (0.92%) ACCA
14 216 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 209 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 196 (0.77%) CIMA
17 168 (0.66%) PhD
18 152 (0.59%) MCITP
19 148 (0.58%) MCSA
20 145 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1524 (5.96%) QA
2 592 (2.31%) SLA
3 227 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 170 (0.66%) COBIT
5 154 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 117 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 99 (0.39%) EMIR
8 92 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 91 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 90 (0.35%) Solvency II
11 77 (0.30%) Basel III
12 65 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 56 (0.22%) MiFID
14 46 (0.18%) FATCA
15 41 (0.16%) Basel II
16 39 (0.15%) COREP
17 33 (0.13%) GAAP
18 29 (0.11%) FINREP
19 27 (0.11%) CRD IV
20 15 (0.059%) UCITS
System Software
1 1484 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 803 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 286 (1.12%) XenApp
4 260 (1.02%) vSphere
5 173 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 147 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 124 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 94 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 93 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 76 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 66 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 53 (0.21%) NFS
13 46 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 41 (0.16%) MetaFrame
15 34 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 33 (0.13%) UAG
17 29 (0.11%) XenServer
18 27 (0.11%) Xen
19 25 (0.098%) HDFS
20 24 (0.094%) Docker
Systems Management
1 261 (1.02%) Puppet
2 217 (0.85%) SCCM
3 200 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 160 (0.63%) Nagios
5 138 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 118 (0.46%) SCOM
6 118 (0.46%) Data Guard
7 84 (0.33%) OpenView
8 78 (0.30%) Control-M
9 74 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 71 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 67 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
12 61 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 56 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 51 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
15 50 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
16 42 (0.16%) HP SIM
17 41 (0.16%) Ansible
18 36 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 34 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3708 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 3639 (14.22%) Oracle
3 1254 (4.90%) VMware
4 1141 (4.46%) SAP
5 1037 (4.05%) Cisco
6 889 (3.47%) Citrix
7 731 (2.86%) HP
8 538 (2.10%) IBM
9 510 (1.99%) Sybase
10 470 (1.84%) Bloomberg
11 452 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 421 (1.65%) Cognos
13 378 (1.48%) Business Objects
14 372 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
15 339 (1.32%) Juniper
16 286 (1.12%) Hyperion
17 271 (1.06%) Reuters
18 247 (0.97%) CheckPoint
19 243 (0.95%) NetApp
20 237 (0.93%) EMC
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