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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13129 12871 12558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.93% 27.99% 28.66%
As % of the General category 54.25% 52.23% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11143 10652 10233
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
24203 24641 23796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 55.18% 53.58% 54.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20217 19876 19521
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 3421 £60,000 +4.34% 589
Canary Wharf 0 59 £70,000 +7.69%
Docklands, London 0 58 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Croydon +4 55 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +15 44 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Uxbridge +2 33 £42,500 -29.16% 8
Wimbledon +4 28 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Dagenham +14 21 £60,000 -25.00%
Bromley -1 19 £32,500 -35.00% 6
Teddington +11 17 £50,000 -20.00%
Ealing -13 16 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Twickenham - 14 £50,000 - 3
Hammersmith +10 12 £51,250 +36.66%
Beckenham +3 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Surbiton +1 8 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Mayfair -3 8 £85,000 +70.00%
Hillingdon - 8 - -
Feltham -10 7 £165,000 +175.00%
Harrow +16 6 - -
Hounslow +10 6 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Chiswick -18 6 £46,750 -6.50%
Wembley -2 5 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Brentford +8 4 £57,500 -9.80%
Clapham +4 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Chessington +4 3 £47,500 +22.58%
Southwark +1 2 £29,250 -31.17%
Hayes +1 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Mitcham -5 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Isleworth - 2 £57,500 - 1
Sidcup +8 1 £43,250 -16.62%
Westminster +4 1 £50,000 +9.89%
Paddington -10 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Hendon - 1 £65,000 -
Barnet - 1 £45,000 -
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6715 (25.47%) SQL
2 6472 (24.55%) Banking
3 6068 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4938 (18.73%) Degree
5 4584 (17.39%) Java
6 3954 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3911 (14.84%) C#
8 3710 (14.07%) Windows
9 3700 (14.04%) Oracle
10 3438 (13.04%) .NET
11 3352 (12.72%) Microsoft
12 3295 (12.50%) Project Management
13 3141 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
14 3044 (11.55%) Linux
15 2475 (9.39%) JavaScript
16 2384 (9.04%) Computer Science
17 2269 (8.61%) UNIX
18 2150 (8.16%) MS Excel
19 2137 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
20 2129 (8.08%) HTML
21 2117 (8.03%) Retail
22 1958 (7.43%) Analytics
23 1922 (7.29%) Scrum
24 1893 (7.18%) ITIL
25 1800 (6.83%) C++
26 1767 (6.70%) Python
27 1764 (6.69%) TDD
28 1742 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
29 1739 (6.60%) SDLC
30 1687 (6.40%) OO

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 836 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 554 (2.10%) Apache
3 524 (1.99%) MS Exchange
4 496 (1.88%) IIS
5 448 (1.70%) Tomcat
5 448 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 409 (1.55%) SAS
7 278 (1.05%) CMS
8 256 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 247 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 190 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 181 (0.69%) JBoss
12 172 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 161 (0.61%) Node.js
13 161 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 158 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 134 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 122 (0.46%) Apache Spark
17 118 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
18 115 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 2150 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1107 (4.20%) MS Office
3 407 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 365 (1.38%) MS Project
5 311 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 129 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 102 (0.39%) SPSS
8 100 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 57 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 39 (0.15%) PowerPivot
11 31 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 30 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 21 (0.080%) Mathematica
14 17 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
15 11 (0.042%) CPLEX
15 11 (0.042%) S-PLUS
16 10 (0.038%) GNU Octave
17 8 (0.030%) Weka
18 7 (0.027%) InDesign
19 6 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 500 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 361 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 293 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
4 210 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 200 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
6 184 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 168 (0.64%) SAP FI
8 159 (0.60%) SAP CO
9 157 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
10 142 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
11 138 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
12 129 (0.49%) Markit EDM
13 121 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
14 118 (0.45%) SAP MM
15 117 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
16 108 (0.41%) HFM
17 105 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
18 101 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
19 94 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
20 90 (0.34%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 373 (1.42%) SaaS
2 351 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 215 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (0.46%) Office 365
5 119 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 97 (0.37%) PaaS
7 84 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 78 (0.30%) Force.com
9 71 (0.27%) GitHub
10 62 (0.24%) IaaS
11 33 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
13 28 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 27 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
15 20 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
16 17 (0.064%) Amazon S3
17 13 (0.049%) Taleo
17 13 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
18 12 (0.046%) Yammer
18 12 (0.046%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 847 (3.21%) Firewall
2 608 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 542 (2.06%) WAN
4 540 (2.05%) LAN
5 514 (1.95%) Internet
6 500 (1.90%) SAN
7 425 (1.61%) DNS
8 325 (1.23%) Network Security
9 301 (1.14%) VPN
10 258 (0.98%) VoIP
11 251 (0.95%) HTTP
12 239 (0.91%) DHCP
13 228 (0.86%) Multicast
14 191 (0.72%) NAS
15 189 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
16 188 (0.71%) SSL
16 188 (0.71%) BGP
17 148 (0.56%) OSPF
18 140 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 138 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3954 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1219 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1028 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 905 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 895 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 879 (3.33%) Big Data
7 789 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 744 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 613 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 588 (2.23%) MySQL
11 581 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 534 (2.03%) NoSQL
13 501 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 396 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
15 356 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 339 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
17 315 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
18 300 (1.14%) MongoDB
19 292 (1.11%) DB2
20 272 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 759 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 691 (2.62%) JIRA
3 588 (2.23%) Selenium
4 566 (2.15%) Subversion
5 478 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 441 (1.67%) Jenkins
7 427 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 349 (1.32%) Maven
9 339 (1.29%) NUnit
10 295 (1.12%) TeamCity
11 262 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 243 (0.92%) JUnit
13 232 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 224 (0.85%) Moq
15 185 (0.70%) FitNesse
16 184 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
17 178 (0.68%) Eclipse
18 149 (0.57%) MSTest
18 149 (0.57%) SpecFlow
19 121 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 6472 (24.55%) Banking
2 2117 (8.03%) Retail
3 1682 (6.38%) Front Office
4 1680 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 1449 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 1355 (5.14%) Financial Institution
7 1178 (4.47%) Marketing
8 1057 (4.01%) Back Office
9 1012 (3.84%) Legal
10 636 (2.41%) Law
11 501 (1.90%) Manufacturing
12 377 (1.43%) Retail Banking
13 376 (1.43%) Games
14 347 (1.32%) Advertising
15 196 (0.74%) Electronics
16 188 (0.71%) Publishing
17 167 (0.63%) General Ledger
18 163 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 156 (0.59%) Billing
20 155 (0.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7127 (27.04%) Developer
2 5210 (19.76%) Analyst
3 2212 (8.39%) Consultant
4 1882 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1532 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 1518 (5.76%) Architect
7 1357 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 1316 (4.99%) C# Developer
9 1140 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 1060 (4.02%) Support Analyst
11 1006 (3.82%) .NET Developer
12 850 (3.22%) Applications Support
13 667 (2.53%) Junior
14 609 (2.31%) C++ Developer
15 586 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
16 542 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
17 519 (1.97%) Administrator
18 518 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
19 484 (1.84%) Graduate
20 475 (1.80%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3438 (13.04%) .NET
2 2129 (8.08%) HTML
3 1522 (5.77%) CSS
4 1369 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 1188 (4.51%) XML
6 1102 (4.18%) Web Services
7 989 (3.75%) jQuery
8 913 (3.46%) HTML5
9 883 (3.35%) Spring
10 845 (3.21%) WCF
11 741 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 729 (2.77%) WPF
13 718 (2.72%) Middleware
14 712 (2.70%) AngularJS
15 684 (2.59%) .NET Framework
16 571 (2.17%) REST
17 513 (1.95%) FIX Protocol
18 499 (1.89%) J2EE
19 420 (1.59%) CSS3
20 418 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3141 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2384 (9.04%) Computer Science
3 1246 (4.73%) Derivative
4 1154 (4.38%) Hedge funds
5 1061 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 985 (3.74%) Mathematics
7 979 (3.71%) Management Information System
8 925 (3.51%) Equities
9 843 (3.20%) Data Centre
10 771 (2.92%) Fixed Income
11 701 (2.66%) User Experience
12 608 (2.31%) Algorithms
13 527 (2.00%) Data Structures
14 398 (1.51%) Client/Server
15 380 (1.44%) Mobile App
16 377 (1.43%) Data Integration
17 367 (1.39%) Visualisation
18 350 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
19 337 (1.28%) Physics
19 337 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3710 (14.07%) Windows
2 3044 (11.55%) Linux
3 2269 (8.61%) UNIX
4 676 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 529 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 442 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 438 (1.66%) Solaris
8 430 (1.63%) Android
9 398 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 368 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 280 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 144 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 138 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 99 (0.38%) CentOS
15 95 (0.36%) AIX
16 78 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 50 (0.19%) Debian
18 49 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 33 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
19 33 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6068 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 3295 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2137 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1958 (7.43%) Analytics
5 1922 (7.29%) Scrum
6 1893 (7.18%) ITIL
7 1764 (6.69%) TDD
8 1742 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 1739 (6.60%) SDLC
10 1687 (6.40%) OO
11 1390 (5.27%) MVC
11 1390 (5.27%) Business Analysis
12 1317 (5.00%) PRINCE2
13 1310 (4.97%) Software Engineering
14 1306 (4.95%) Risk Management
15 1202 (4.56%) Multithreading
16 1100 (4.17%) Asset Management
17 1049 (3.98%) Mentoring
18 1039 (3.94%) Change Management
19 1026 (3.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6715 (25.47%) SQL
2 4584 (17.39%) Java
3 3911 (14.84%) C#
4 2475 (9.39%) JavaScript
5 1800 (6.83%) C++
6 1767 (6.70%) Python
7 858 (3.25%) Perl
8 851 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 778 (2.95%) C
10 626 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 547 (2.08%) PHP
12 533 (2.02%) PowerShell
13 520 (1.97%) VBA
14 469 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 466 (1.77%) Ruby
16 457 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 369 (1.40%) Scala
18 335 (1.27%) VB
19 302 (1.15%) R
20 283 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4938 (18.73%) Degree
2 556 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
3 532 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 448 (1.70%) CISSP
5 424 (1.61%) ISEB
6 400 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 357 (1.35%) PMP
8 336 (1.27%) CCNP
9 302 (1.15%) CCNA
10 281 (1.07%) Security Cleared
11 244 (0.93%) CISM
12 226 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 224 (0.85%) PhD
14 221 (0.84%) ACCA
15 193 (0.73%) CISA
16 189 (0.72%) CIMA
16 189 (0.72%) MCSE
17 188 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 166 (0.63%) ISTQB
19 145 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1662 (6.31%) QA
2 469 (1.78%) SLA
3 291 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 186 (0.71%) EMIR
5 169 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 167 (0.63%) MiFID
7 162 (0.61%) COBIT
8 151 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 136 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 129 (0.49%) Solvency II
11 126 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
12 89 (0.34%) CRD IV
13 65 (0.25%) ISO 9001
14 49 (0.19%) FATCA
15 40 (0.15%) Basel III
16 29 (0.11%) COREP
17 28 (0.11%) Basel II
18 23 (0.087%) PMBOK
19 21 (0.080%) FINREP
20 12 (0.046%) COSO
System Software
1 1261 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 696 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 184 (0.70%) vSphere
5 168 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 168 (0.64%) XenApp
6 117 (0.44%) NFS
7 98 (0.37%) SRDF
8 93 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 81 (0.31%) Xen
10 72 (0.27%) KVM
11 68 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 68 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 50 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 43 (0.16%) Varnish
14 42 (0.16%) XenServer
15 41 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 40 (0.15%) Docker
17 39 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
18 34 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 384 (1.46%) Puppet
2 281 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 242 (0.92%) SCCM
4 182 (0.69%) Nagios
5 139 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 104 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 93 (0.35%) Data Guard
8 87 (0.33%) Ansible
9 86 (0.33%) SCOM
10 76 (0.29%) WSUS
11 73 (0.28%) Control-M
12 57 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 54 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 53 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
15 45 (0.17%) OpenView
16 38 (0.14%) Salt
17 37 (0.14%) Backup Exec
18 32 (0.12%) AirWatch
19 30 (0.11%) CFEngine
20 25 (0.095%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3700 (14.04%) Oracle
2 3352 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 1252 (4.75%) SAP
4 1080 (4.10%) Cisco
5 1068 (4.05%) VMware
6 646 (2.45%) IBM
7 618 (2.34%) Citrix
8 505 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 496 (1.88%) Sybase
10 472 (1.79%) HP
11 441 (1.67%) Bloomberg
12 358 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 357 (1.35%) Informatica
14 355 (1.35%) Tableau
15 308 (1.17%) Reuters
16 301 (1.14%) TIBCO
17 296 (1.12%) Cognos
18 266 (1.01%) Juniper
19 256 (0.97%) Hyperion
20 245 (0.93%) NetApp
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 27 minutes ago
South West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 37 minutes ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 1 year fixed term contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hornchurch, Essex
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago