The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13971 12440 15287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.76% 28.10% 29.59%
As % of the General category 53.56% 52.63% 53.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11615 10041 13129
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 £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26086 23638 28395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.70% 53.39% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21248 19263 24630
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 4340 £57,500 - 829
Canary Wharf 0 125 £70,000 -12.50%
Docklands, London 0 117 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Croydon -1 61 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Bromley 0 59 £50,000 -23.07% 9
Kingston Upon Thames -1 26 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Uxbridge -4 26 £47,500 -19.14% 3
Wimbledon +6 23 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Chiswick -2 21 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Surbiton -1 17 £51,500 +11.35% 1
Southwark - 11 £42,500 -
Paddington -2 10 £90,000 +89.47%
Dagenham -6 10 £45,000 -57.14%
Mayfair +1 7 £55,000 +18.91%
Wembley +1 7 £33,500 - 2
Clapham - 7 £45,000 -
Hounslow -20 5 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Hammersmith - 5 £41,250 -
Harrow -4 4 £72,500 +3.57% 4
Brentford -4 4 £45,000 - 1
Ealing +11 3 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Beckenham -1 3 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Thornton Heath - 3 £27,500 -
Romford +1 2 £38,750 -29.54% 3
Enfield 0 2 £36,250 -36.95% 2
Greenford - 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £47,500 - 1
Ruislip - 2 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £53,438 -
Mitcham - 2 £40,000 -
Twickenham +10 1 £37,500 -
Orpington +4 1 £45,000 - 1
West Drayton 0 1 £50,000 +56.25%
Hackney - 1 £50,000 - 1
Northwood - 1 £38,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £60,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7048 (25.01%) SQL
2 6552 (23.25%) Banking
3 5521 (19.59%) Degree
4 4831 (17.14%) Java
5 4600 (16.32%) SQL Server
6 4449 (15.79%) C#
7 3973 (14.10%) .NET
8 3920 (13.91%) Oracle
9 3810 (13.52%) Microsoft
10 3770 (13.38%) Project Management
11 3712 (13.17%) Windows
12 2825 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
13 2748 (9.75%) Linux
14 2594 (9.20%) MS Excel
15 2508 (8.90%) OO
16 2463 (8.74%) UNIX
17 2446 (8.68%) Computer Science
18 2313 (8.21%) JavaScript
19 2281 (8.09%) HTML
20 2206 (7.83%) Investment Banking
21 2119 (7.52%) C++
22 2042 (7.25%) Retail
23 2033 (7.21%) Scrum
24 2001 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
25 1919 (6.81%) ITIL
26 1910 (6.78%) TDD
27 1819 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
28 1807 (6.41%) QA
29 1735 (6.16%) ASP.NET
30 1719 (6.10%) Front Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1017 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 667 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 525 (1.86%) SAS
4 473 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 442 (1.57%) IIS
6 424 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 394 (1.40%) Apache
8 365 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 361 (1.28%) CMS
10 354 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 233 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 210 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 189 (0.67%) Node.js
14 182 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
15 173 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 161 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
17 153 (0.54%) Lync
18 141 (0.50%) Confluence
19 112 (0.40%) Drupal
20 102 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2594 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 1296 (4.60%) MS Office
3 458 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 393 (1.39%) MS Project
5 263 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 176 (0.62%) SPSS
7 173 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 143 (0.51%) Photoshop
9 84 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (0.11%) CPLEX
11 23 (0.082%) S-PLUS
12 20 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
13 17 (0.060%) Stata
14 16 (0.057%) InfoPath
15 10 (0.035%) PowerPivot
16 8 (0.028%) FastStats
17 7 (0.025%) Mathematica
17 7 (0.025%) LaTeX
18 6 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
18 6 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 554 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 384 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 313 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 290 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
5 254 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
6 251 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
7 225 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 211 (0.75%) SAP FI
9 201 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
9 201 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
9 201 (0.71%) SAP CO
10 175 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
11 166 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
12 159 (0.56%) HFM
13 157 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
14 153 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
15 131 (0.46%) SAP BPC
16 125 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
17 113 (0.40%) Google Analytics
18 112 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 311 (1.10%) SaaS
2 125 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 92 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (0.21%) Office 365
6 53 (0.19%) GitHub
7 47 (0.17%) PaaS
8 42 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.14%) IaaS
10 26 (0.092%) Force.com
11 15 (0.053%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
12 12 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
13 11 (0.039%) Taleo
14 10 (0.035%) Heroku
15 5 (0.018%) Joyent
16 4 (0.014%) MailChimp
16 4 (0.014%) StrongView
17 1 (0.004%) CheetahMail
17 1 (0.004%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 762 (2.70%) Firewall
2 689 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 663 (2.35%) Internet
4 588 (2.09%) SAN
5 514 (1.82%) DNS
6 446 (1.58%) WAN
7 436 (1.55%) LAN
8 299 (1.06%) DHCP
9 287 (1.02%) HTTP
10 258 (0.92%) VPN
11 255 (0.90%) Intranet
12 201 (0.71%) BGP
13 154 (0.55%) VoIP
14 153 (0.54%) Network Security
15 144 (0.51%) LDAP
16 142 (0.50%) OSPF
17 139 (0.49%) EIGRP
18 135 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
19 134 (0.48%) NAS
20 131 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4600 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 1256 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 1220 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1212 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1142 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1071 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1000 (3.55%) Oracle Database
8 753 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 703 (2.49%) Big Data
10 593 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 556 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 535 (1.90%) MySQL
13 500 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 452 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 419 (1.49%) QlikView
16 413 (1.47%) Hadoop
17 338 (1.20%) Data Mining
18 334 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
19 271 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
20 264 (0.94%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 674 (2.39%) Subversion
2 651 (2.31%) Selenium
3 648 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 551 (1.96%) JIRA
5 477 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 440 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 421 (1.49%) JUnit
8 379 (1.34%) Maven
9 377 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 309 (1.10%) NUnit
11 263 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 233 (0.83%) WebDriver
13 215 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
14 212 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 193 (0.68%) Hudson
16 187 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
17 183 (0.65%) Moq
18 177 (0.63%) TeamCity
19 162 (0.57%) FitNesse
20 157 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6552 (23.25%) Banking
2 2206 (7.83%) Investment Banking
3 2042 (7.25%) Retail
4 1719 (6.10%) Front Office
5 1488 (5.28%) Telecoms
6 1486 (5.27%) Financial Institution
7 1371 (4.86%) Marketing
8 935 (3.32%) Legal
9 912 (3.24%) Back Office
10 621 (2.20%) Law
11 606 (2.15%) Advertising
12 455 (1.61%) Manufacturing
13 428 (1.52%) Games
14 401 (1.42%) Publishing
15 348 (1.23%) Retail Banking
16 263 (0.93%) Billing
17 208 (0.74%) General Ledger
18 155 (0.55%) French Language
19 143 (0.51%) German Language
20 117 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7770 (27.57%) Developer
2 5603 (19.88%) Analyst
3 2335 (8.29%) Consultant
4 2007 (7.12%) Business Analyst
5 1879 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1643 (5.83%) Java Developer
7 1436 (5.10%) Architect
8 1418 (5.03%) C# Developer
9 1140 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 1077 (3.82%) Support Analyst
11 1020 (3.62%) .NET Developer
12 782 (2.77%) Applications Support
13 675 (2.40%) Junior
14 652 (2.31%) C++ Developer
15 639 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
16 611 (2.17%) DBA
17 570 (2.02%) Senior Manager
18 566 (2.01%) Administrator
19 553 (1.96%) Software Developer
20 517 (1.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3973 (14.10%) .NET
2 2281 (8.09%) HTML
3 1735 (6.16%) ASP.NET
4 1621 (5.75%) CSS
5 1462 (5.19%) XML
6 1162 (4.12%) Web Services
7 1074 (3.81%) WPF
8 1055 (3.74%) HTML5
9 1054 (3.74%) jQuery
10 1049 (3.72%) WCF
11 946 (3.36%) .NET Framework
12 878 (3.12%) Spring
13 814 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 727 (2.58%) J2EE
15 632 (2.24%) Middleware
16 557 (1.98%) Ajax
17 502 (1.78%) WinForms
18 501 (1.78%) CSS3
19 460 (1.63%) Hibernate
20 364 (1.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2446 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 1301 (4.62%) Derivative
3 1254 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1253 (4.45%) Hedge funds
5 1087 (3.86%) Mathematics
6 1082 (3.84%) Equities
7 960 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 900 (3.19%) Fixed Income
9 491 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 491 (1.74%) Open Source
10 478 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 467 (1.66%) Credit Risk
12 397 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 379 (1.34%) Statistics
14 373 (1.32%) Visualisation
15 323 (1.15%) Clustering
16 322 (1.14%) Client/Server
17 311 (1.10%) Market Risk
18 310 (1.10%) Replication
19 309 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3712 (13.17%) Windows
2 2748 (9.75%) Linux
3 2463 (8.74%) UNIX
4 853 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 687 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 574 (2.04%) Solaris
7 524 (1.86%) Android
8 459 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 416 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 388 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 388 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 330 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 148 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 110 (0.39%) AIX
14 85 (0.30%) CentOS
15 82 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 50 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 44 (0.16%) Fedora
18 39 (0.14%) Windows Vista
19 38 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3770 (13.38%) Project Management
2 2825 (10.02%) Agile Software Development
3 2508 (8.90%) OO
4 2033 (7.21%) Scrum
5 2001 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
6 1919 (6.81%) ITIL
7 1910 (6.78%) TDD
8 1819 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1688 (5.99%) Analytics
10 1580 (5.61%) Risk Management
11 1563 (5.55%) Business Analysis
12 1543 (5.48%) Multithreading
13 1512 (5.37%) PRINCE2
14 1472 (5.22%) Software Engineering
15 1447 (5.13%) MVC
16 1165 (4.13%) Asset Management
17 1130 (4.01%) Change Management
18 1032 (3.66%) E-Commerce
19 969 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 933 (3.31%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7048 (25.01%) SQL
2 4831 (17.14%) Java
3 4449 (15.79%) C#
4 2313 (8.21%) JavaScript
5 2119 (7.52%) C++
6 1412 (5.01%) Python
7 1063 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 1041 (3.69%) Perl
9 820 (2.91%) C
10 779 (2.76%) VBA
11 663 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 641 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 566 (2.01%) PHP
14 515 (1.83%) VB
15 417 (1.48%) Ruby
16 397 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 360 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 256 (0.91%) VB.NET
19 242 (0.86%) R
20 233 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5521 (19.59%) Degree
2 694 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 632 (2.24%) ISEB
4 458 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 433 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 389 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 360 (1.28%) CISSP
8 294 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 278 (0.99%) PMP
10 260 (0.92%) MCP
10 260 (0.92%) ACCA
11 253 (0.90%) MCSE
12 241 (0.86%) SC Cleared
13 235 (0.83%) CCNP
14 231 (0.82%) CISA
14 231 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 224 (0.79%) PhD
16 222 (0.79%) CCNA
17 221 (0.78%) CIMA
18 183 (0.65%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1807 (6.41%) QA
2 507 (1.80%) SLA
3 225 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 153 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 116 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 116 (0.41%) EMIR
7 111 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 110 (0.39%) Solvency II
9 105 (0.37%) COBIT
10 100 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 92 (0.33%) Basel III
12 72 (0.26%) COREP
13 58 (0.21%) CRD IV
14 51 (0.18%) MiFID
15 48 (0.17%) Basel II
16 28 (0.099%) FATCA
17 26 (0.092%) FINREP
18 19 (0.067%) GAAP
19 18 (0.064%) UCITS
System Software
1 1481 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 748 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (0.80%) XenApp
4 214 (0.76%) vSphere
5 171 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 164 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
7 143 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 116 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 99 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 73 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 58 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 57 (0.20%) XenServer
13 50 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 33 (0.12%) MetaFrame
14 33 (0.12%) vCloud
15 31 (0.11%) Xen
16 30 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 29 (0.10%) UAG
18 28 (0.099%) NFS
19 20 (0.071%) KVM
Systems Management
1 277 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 262 (0.93%) SCCM
3 178 (0.63%) Puppet
4 144 (0.51%) Nagios
5 142 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 141 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 139 (0.49%) SCOM
8 85 (0.30%) OpenView
9 70 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 65 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 58 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 55 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 53 (0.19%) Control-M
14 48 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
14 48 (0.17%) WSUS
15 38 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
16 31 (0.11%) Vagrant
17 30 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
18 29 (0.10%) HP NNM
18 29 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3920 (13.91%) Oracle
2 3810 (13.52%) Microsoft
3 1208 (4.29%) VMware
4 1155 (4.10%) SAP
5 875 (3.10%) Cisco
6 799 (2.84%) Citrix
7 746 (2.65%) HP
8 552 (1.96%) IBM
9 530 (1.88%) Sybase
10 492 (1.75%) Red Hat
11 490 (1.74%) Bloomberg
12 435 (1.54%) Cognos
13 419 (1.49%) Business Objects
14 367 (1.30%) Google
15 345 (1.22%) Hyperion
16 343 (1.22%) Reuters
17 327 (1.16%) JBoss
17 327 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
18 314 (1.11%) TIBCO
19 252 (0.89%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago