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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13993 12155 15570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.00% 27.52% 30.15%
As % of the General category 53.82% 51.95% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11651 9922 13350
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
26001 23397 28525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.88% 52.96% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21245 19233 24750
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 £34,500
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 11 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 11 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 4385 £57,500 - 832
Canary Wharf 0 135 £70,000 -9.67%
Docklands, London 0 112 £65,000 +6.12% 2
Croydon -1 68 £52,500 +3.44% 9
Bromley 0 57 £50,000 -23.07% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +3 28 £53,750 +16.21% 7
Uxbridge -3 28 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Wimbledon +7 22 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Surbiton +3 20 £51,500 -4.18%
Chiswick -2 18 £48,000 +3.78% 1
Southwark - 11 £42,500 -
Mayfair +1 9 £55,000 -4.34%
Dagenham -5 9 £45,000 -57.14%
Clapham - 7 £45,000 -
Wembley - 7 £45,000 - 3
Brentford -2 5 £43,750 - 2
Hounslow -13 5 £60,000 +12.14% 3
Hammersmith - 5 £41,250 -
Beckenham -1 4 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Harrow -2 4 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Ruislip - 4 £50,000 -
Ealing +14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Thornton Heath - 3 £27,500 -
Enfield -3 2 £36,250 -38.29% 3
Paddington -6 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £47,500 -
Mitcham - 2 £40,000 -
Romford -4 1 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Orpington - 1 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Sidcup - 1 £55,000 -
Hayes - 1 £60,000 - 1
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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 7225 (25.33%) SQL
2 6665 (23.36%) Banking
3 5567 (19.51%) Degree
4 4934 (17.29%) Java
5 4628 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 4562 (15.99%) C#
7 4069 (14.26%) .NET
8 3963 (13.89%) Oracle
9 3854 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 3816 (13.38%) Project Management
11 3760 (13.18%) Windows
12 2873 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
13 2782 (9.75%) Linux
14 2599 (9.11%) MS Excel
15 2526 (8.85%) OO
16 2507 (8.79%) UNIX
17 2486 (8.71%) Computer Science
18 2305 (8.08%) JavaScript
19 2300 (8.06%) HTML
20 2255 (7.90%) Investment Banking
21 2134 (7.48%) Retail
22 2110 (7.40%) C++
23 2079 (7.29%) Scrum
24 2005 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
25 1946 (6.82%) TDD
26 1929 (6.76%) ITIL
27 1864 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
28 1863 (6.53%) QA
29 1763 (6.18%) ASP.NET
30 1757 (6.16%) Front Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 1037 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 691 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 542 (1.90%) SAS
4 477 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 470 (1.65%) IIS
6 443 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 386 (1.35%) Apache
8 379 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 365 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 356 (1.25%) CMS
11 229 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 211 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 186 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 184 (0.64%) Node.js
15 170 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 168 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
17 155 (0.54%) Lync
18 131 (0.46%) Confluence
19 107 (0.38%) Drupal
20 100 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2599 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 1297 (4.55%) MS Office
3 466 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 403 (1.41%) MS Project
5 276 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 175 (0.61%) SPSS
7 171 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 150 (0.53%) Photoshop
9 85 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (0.11%) CPLEX
11 21 (0.074%) S-PLUS
12 19 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
13 16 (0.056%) InfoPath
13 16 (0.056%) Stata
14 9 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.028%) FastStats
15 8 (0.028%) PowerPivot
16 7 (0.025%) LaTeX
16 7 (0.025%) Mathematica
17 6 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 548 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 375 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 311 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 292 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 261 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
6 256 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
7 221 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
8 205 (0.72%) SAP FI
8 205 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
9 196 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
9 196 (0.69%) SAP CO
10 188 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
11 170 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
12 165 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
13 161 (0.56%) HFM
14 160 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
15 130 (0.46%) SAP BPC
16 119 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
17 107 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 103 (0.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 303 (1.06%) SaaS
2 127 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 94 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 59 (0.21%) GitHub
5 59 (0.21%) Office 365
6 46 (0.16%) PaaS
7 42 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (0.13%) IaaS
9 25 (0.088%) Force.com
10 15 (0.053%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.039%) Taleo
13 9 (0.032%) Heroku
14 5 (0.018%) Joyent
15 4 (0.014%) StrongView
16 3 (0.011%) Google App Engine
17 1 (0.004%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.004%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 733 (2.57%) Firewall
2 701 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 681 (2.39%) Internet
4 570 (2.00%) SAN
5 520 (1.82%) DNS
6 447 (1.57%) WAN
7 434 (1.52%) LAN
8 307 (1.08%) DHCP
9 299 (1.05%) HTTP
10 254 (0.89%) VPN
11 248 (0.87%) Intranet
12 184 (0.64%) BGP
13 151 (0.53%) VoIP
14 145 (0.51%) Network Security
15 140 (0.49%) LDAP
16 134 (0.47%) NAS
17 132 (0.46%) SSL
18 131 (0.46%) EIGRP
19 130 (0.46%) OSPF
20 121 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4628 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1299 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1240 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1233 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1184 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1094 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1024 (3.59%) Oracle Database
8 760 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 722 (2.53%) Big Data
10 606 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 581 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 522 (1.83%) MySQL
13 518 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 463 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 429 (1.50%) Hadoop
16 421 (1.48%) QlikView
17 350 (1.23%) Data Mining
18 326 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
19 270 (0.95%) Essbase
20 264 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 687 (2.41%) Selenium
2 661 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 660 (2.31%) Subversion
4 538 (1.89%) JIRA
5 473 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 451 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 428 (1.50%) JUnit
8 383 (1.34%) Maven
9 359 (1.26%) Jenkins
10 337 (1.18%) NUnit
11 276 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 247 (0.87%) WebDriver
13 223 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
14 217 (0.76%) Eclipse
15 207 (0.73%) Hudson
16 191 (0.67%) Moq
17 190 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
18 186 (0.65%) TeamCity
19 170 (0.60%) FitNesse
20 153 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6665 (23.36%) Banking
2 2255 (7.90%) Investment Banking
3 2134 (7.48%) Retail
4 1757 (6.16%) Front Office
5 1547 (5.42%) Financial Institution
6 1510 (5.29%) Telecoms
7 1402 (4.91%) Marketing
8 927 (3.25%) Legal
9 902 (3.16%) Back Office
10 616 (2.16%) Law
11 602 (2.11%) Advertising
12 456 (1.60%) Manufacturing
13 437 (1.53%) Games
14 401 (1.41%) Publishing
15 374 (1.31%) Retail Banking
16 257 (0.90%) Billing
17 204 (0.72%) General Ledger
18 161 (0.56%) French Language
19 148 (0.52%) German Language
20 132 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7876 (27.61%) Developer
2 5690 (19.94%) Analyst
3 2369 (8.30%) Consultant
4 2044 (7.16%) Business Analyst
5 1910 (6.69%) Project Manager
6 1685 (5.91%) Java Developer
7 1500 (5.26%) Architect
8 1459 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 1155 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 1096 (3.84%) Support Analyst
11 1039 (3.64%) .NET Developer
12 784 (2.75%) Applications Support
13 669 (2.34%) Junior
14 665 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
15 652 (2.29%) C++ Developer
16 625 (2.19%) DBA
17 576 (2.02%) Senior Manager
18 575 (2.02%) Software Developer
19 573 (2.01%) Administrator
20 522 (1.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4069 (14.26%) .NET
2 2300 (8.06%) HTML
3 1763 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 1643 (5.76%) CSS
5 1495 (5.24%) XML
6 1188 (4.16%) Web Services
7 1109 (3.89%) WPF
8 1080 (3.79%) WCF
9 1077 (3.78%) HTML5
10 1068 (3.74%) jQuery
11 969 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 908 (3.18%) Spring
13 805 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 761 (2.67%) J2EE
15 662 (2.32%) Middleware
16 555 (1.95%) Ajax
17 512 (1.79%) WinForms
18 500 (1.75%) CSS3
19 472 (1.65%) Hibernate
20 358 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2486 (8.71%) Computer Science
2 1327 (4.65%) Derivative
3 1281 (4.49%) Hedge funds
4 1244 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1117 (3.92%) Mathematics
6 1097 (3.85%) Equities
7 971 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 902 (3.16%) Fixed Income
9 505 (1.77%) Blackberry
10 499 (1.75%) Open Source
11 492 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 457 (1.60%) Credit Risk
13 400 (1.40%) Mobile App
14 387 (1.36%) Statistics
15 371 (1.30%) Visualisation
16 333 (1.17%) Client/Server
17 325 (1.14%) Clustering
17 325 (1.14%) Replication
18 321 (1.13%) Physics
19 311 (1.09%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3760 (13.18%) Windows
2 2782 (9.75%) Linux
3 2507 (8.79%) UNIX
4 877 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 698 (2.45%) Windows 7
6 560 (1.96%) Solaris
7 549 (1.92%) Android
8 469 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 431 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 401 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 381 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 339 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 146 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 103 (0.36%) AIX
15 75 (0.26%) CentOS
16 70 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 55 (0.19%) Mac OS X
18 39 (0.14%) Windows Vista
18 39 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
19 38 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3816 (13.38%) Project Management
2 2873 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 2526 (8.85%) OO
4 2079 (7.29%) Scrum
5 2005 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1946 (6.82%) TDD
7 1929 (6.76%) ITIL
8 1864 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 1686 (5.91%) Analytics
10 1638 (5.74%) Risk Management
11 1576 (5.52%) Multithreading
12 1573 (5.51%) Business Analysis
13 1538 (5.39%) PRINCE2
14 1501 (5.26%) Software Engineering
15 1440 (5.05%) MVC
16 1180 (4.14%) Asset Management
17 1147 (4.02%) Change Management
18 1059 (3.71%) E-Commerce
19 1011 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
20 969 (3.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7225 (25.33%) SQL
2 4934 (17.29%) Java
3 4562 (15.99%) C#
4 2305 (8.08%) JavaScript
5 2110 (7.40%) C++
6 1414 (4.96%) Python
7 1088 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 1038 (3.64%) Perl
9 814 (2.85%) C
10 766 (2.68%) VBA
11 713 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 652 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 551 (1.93%) PHP
14 523 (1.83%) VB
15 424 (1.49%) Ruby
16 396 (1.39%) Shell Script
17 357 (1.25%) Bash Shell
18 250 (0.88%) VB.NET
19 249 (0.87%) R
20 243 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5567 (19.51%) Degree
2 702 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 656 (2.30%) ISEB
4 477 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 423 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 406 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 364 (1.28%) CISSP
8 301 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 298 (1.04%) PMP
10 265 (0.93%) MCP
11 258 (0.90%) MCSE
12 255 (0.89%) SC Cleared
13 248 (0.87%) ACCA
14 236 (0.83%) CISA
15 233 (0.82%) CCNP
16 226 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 223 (0.78%) CCNA
18 222 (0.78%) PhD
19 208 (0.73%) CIMA
20 188 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1863 (6.53%) QA
2 495 (1.74%) SLA
3 221 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 159 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 157 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 117 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 115 (0.40%) EMIR
8 112 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 111 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
10 107 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 107 (0.38%) COBIT
11 91 (0.32%) Basel III
12 66 (0.23%) COREP
13 57 (0.20%) CRD IV
14 51 (0.18%) MiFID
15 49 (0.17%) Basel II
16 28 (0.098%) FATCA
17 24 (0.084%) FINREP
18 19 (0.067%) GAAP
19 18 (0.063%) IAS 39
System Software
1 1479 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 741 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (0.82%) XenApp
4 210 (0.74%) vSphere
5 176 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 161 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 147 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 116 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 114 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 70 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 67 (0.23%) XenServer
12 55 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
13 52 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 35 (0.12%) vCloud
14 35 (0.12%) MetaFrame
15 29 (0.10%) Xen
16 28 (0.098%) NFS
16 28 (0.098%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 27 (0.095%) UAG
18 20 (0.070%) KVM
Systems Management
1 278 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 259 (0.91%) SCCM
3 176 (0.62%) Puppet
4 140 (0.49%) SCOM
5 136 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 134 (0.47%) Nagios
7 132 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 84 (0.29%) OpenView
9 69 (0.24%) Tivoli
10 63 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 60 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 53 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 49 (0.17%) Control-M
14 46 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
15 43 (0.15%) WSUS
16 36 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
17 32 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
18 31 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
19 29 (0.10%) HP NNM
20 27 (0.095%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3963 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3854 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 1203 (4.22%) VMware
4 1128 (3.95%) SAP
5 857 (3.00%) Cisco
6 803 (2.81%) Citrix
7 746 (2.61%) HP
8 564 (1.98%) IBM
9 545 (1.91%) Sybase
10 481 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 478 (1.68%) Bloomberg
12 437 (1.53%) Cognos
13 425 (1.49%) Business Objects
14 360 (1.26%) Google
15 347 (1.22%) Hyperion
16 345 (1.21%) Reuters
17 344 (1.21%) JBoss
18 336 (1.18%) TIBCO
19 314 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
20 274 (0.96%) Adobe
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday