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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12193 12231 12752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.82% 29.43% 29.47%
As % of the General category 55.88% 54.51% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10557 10377 10225
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
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
21821 22437 23173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.36% 53.99% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18562 18744 18542
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 £85,000 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 2596 £60,000 +4.34% 524
Croydon +6 67 £44,000 -16.19% 8
Canary Wharf 0 60 £60,000 -11.11%
Wimbledon +9 54 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Uxbridge +5 28 £47,500 +7.95% 8
Romford 0 27 £47,500 -22.44% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -17 18 £41,500 -7.77% 6
Hammersmith 0 17 £47,500 -5.00%
Surbiton -2 13 £85,000 +214.81% 1
Bromley -6 13 £53,750 -10.41% 8
Hillingdon +5 12 £62,500 +101.61%
Beckenham -2 12 £37,750 +2.02% 2
Brentford +11 11 £50,000 -37.50%
Docklands, London -4 11 £51,000 -15.00%
Wembley +6 9 £40,000 -16.66%
Chiswick -4 9 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Dagenham - 9 £55,000 - 1
Clapham +2 8 £62,500 -
Mayfair +11 6 £70,000 +21.73%
New Malden +2 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Feltham - 6 £45,000 - 1
Paddington 0 4 - -
Twickenham -4 4 £42,500 -29.16%
Hounslow -4 3 £72,500 +54.25% 1
Chessington - 3 £37,500 -
Westminster -4 2 £85,000 +0.59% 1
Southwark +2 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Hayes - 1 £25,000 -
Teddington - 1 £27,500 - 2
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6529 (25.48%) SQL
2 6179 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5994 (23.39%) Banking
4 4820 (18.81%) Degree
5 4501 (17.56%) Java
6 4024 (15.70%) C#
7 3736 (14.58%) SQL Server
8 3668 (14.31%) Microsoft
9 3415 (13.33%) .NET
10 3321 (12.96%) Windows
11 3127 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 2945 (11.49%) Oracle
13 2901 (11.32%) Project Management
14 2771 (10.81%) Linux
15 2622 (10.23%) JavaScript
16 2364 (9.23%) Computer Science
17 2241 (8.75%) MS Excel
18 2071 (8.08%) Unix
19 1988 (7.76%) HTML
20 1986 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
21 1975 (7.71%) Python
22 1972 (7.70%) C++
23 1915 (7.47%) ITIL
24 1888 (7.37%) Retail
25 1862 (7.27%) Analytics
26 1850 (7.22%) SDLC
27 1848 (7.21%) Front Office
28 1831 (7.15%) TDD
29 1731 (6.76%) OO
30 1717 (6.70%) Software Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 702 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 489 (1.91%) IIS
3 454 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 451 (1.76%) Apache
5 409 (1.60%) Node.js
6 384 (1.50%) SAS
7 372 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 299 (1.17%) CMS
9 249 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 215 (0.84%) Apache Spark
11 212 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
12 203 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 195 (0.76%) JBoss
14 190 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 181 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 160 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
17 151 (0.59%) Confluence
18 134 (0.52%) Skype for Business
19 130 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
20 118 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2241 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1279 (4.99%) MS Office
3 457 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 357 (1.39%) MS Project
5 346 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 100 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 79 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 73 (0.28%) SPSS
9 43 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.094%) S-PLUS
11 23 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (0.062%) InfoPath
13 15 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
14 12 (0.047%) Mathematica
15 11 (0.043%) CPLEX
16 9 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
16 9 (0.035%) GNU Octave
16 9 (0.035%) Weka
17 8 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
17 8 (0.031%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 316 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 247 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 230 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 189 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 176 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 133 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 125 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 122 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
9 118 (0.46%) Markit EDM
10 117 (0.46%) thinkFolio
11 115 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
12 110 (0.43%) HFM
13 92 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
14 88 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
15 84 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
16 75 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
17 68 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
18 66 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
19 65 (0.25%) SAP BPC
20 59 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 526 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 387 (1.51%) SaaS
3 298 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 196 (0.76%) GitHub
5 122 (0.48%) Office 365
6 113 (0.44%) IaaS
7 101 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 93 (0.36%) PaaS
9 72 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 69 (0.27%) Force.com
11 46 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 42 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 37 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 37 (0.14%) Mimecast
14 33 (0.13%) CloudFront
15 30 (0.12%) Oracle CX
16 23 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
17 22 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
18 15 (0.059%) Amazon EMR
19 14 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 803 (3.13%) Firewall
2 530 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 503 (1.96%) WAN
4 470 (1.83%) LAN
5 469 (1.83%) Internet
6 440 (1.72%) VPN
7 433 (1.69%) DNS
8 413 (1.61%) SAN
9 357 (1.39%) Network Security
10 253 (0.99%) VoIP
11 241 (0.94%) HTTP
12 231 (0.90%) BGP
13 224 (0.87%) MPLS
14 200 (0.78%) DHCP
15 193 (0.75%) OSPF
16 179 (0.70%) Multicast
17 172 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
18 168 (0.66%) Intranet
19 157 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
19 157 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3736 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 1290 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1201 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1176 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 946 (3.69%) Big Data
6 872 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 760 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 670 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 645 (2.52%) MySQL
10 617 (2.41%) NoSQL
11 595 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 520 (2.03%) Oracle Database
13 415 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 388 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
15 351 (1.37%) RDBMS
16 337 (1.32%) MongoDB
17 329 (1.28%) QlikView
18 303 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
19 259 (1.01%) DB2
20 241 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 741 (2.89%) Git (software)
2 604 (2.36%) JIRA
3 516 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 485 (1.89%) Selenium
5 453 (1.77%) Maven
6 438 (1.71%) Subversion
7 432 (1.69%) NUnit
8 427 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 372 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 328 (1.28%) Moq
10 328 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 321 (1.25%) JUnit
12 278 (1.08%) MSTest
13 256 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 216 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 180 (0.70%) Eclipse
16 152 (0.59%) WebDriver
17 122 (0.48%) SpecFlow
18 120 (0.47%) Ant
19 112 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 5994 (23.39%) Banking
2 1888 (7.37%) Retail
3 1848 (7.21%) Front Office
4 1650 (6.44%) Investment Banking
5 1406 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 1327 (5.18%) Financial Institution
7 1299 (5.07%) Marketing
8 958 (3.74%) Back Office
9 926 (3.61%) Legal
10 632 (2.47%) Law
11 516 (2.01%) Manufacturing
12 352 (1.37%) Advertising
13 330 (1.29%) Games
14 289 (1.13%) Retail Banking
15 246 (0.96%) Electronics
16 171 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 164 (0.64%) Publishing
18 148 (0.58%) Billing
19 137 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
20 122 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7779 (30.36%) Developer
2 4836 (18.87%) Analyst
3 2059 (8.04%) C# Developer
4 1808 (7.06%) Java Developer
5 1764 (6.88%) Consultant
6 1687 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 1483 (5.79%) .NET Developer
8 1474 (5.75%) Project Manager
9 1321 (5.16%) Architect
10 1227 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 1170 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 1046 (4.08%) SQL Developer
13 937 (3.66%) Financial Analyst
14 877 (3.42%) Support Analyst
15 841 (3.28%) C++ Developer
16 760 (2.97%) Applications Support
17 620 (2.42%) Administrator
18 589 (2.30%) Junior
19 568 (2.22%) Service Analyst
20 553 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3415 (13.33%) .NET
2 1988 (7.76%) HTML
3 1519 (5.93%) CSS
4 1305 (5.09%) ASP.NET
5 1096 (4.28%) jQuery
6 1042 (4.07%) HTML5
7 1028 (4.01%) Web Services
8 974 (3.80%) AngularJS
9 928 (3.62%) XML
10 845 (3.30%) Spring
11 829 (3.24%) WPF
12 755 (2.95%) WCF
13 721 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 707 (2.76%) .NET Framework
15 550 (2.15%) Middleware
16 480 (1.87%) REST
17 469 (1.83%) CSS3
18 453 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
19 444 (1.73%) Hibernate
20 429 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3127 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2364 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 1187 (4.63%) Hedge funds
4 1119 (4.37%) Derivative
5 1089 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 993 (3.88%) Mathematics
7 991 (3.87%) Fintech
8 947 (3.70%) Equities
9 940 (3.67%) Fixed Income
10 935 (3.65%) Management Information System
11 790 (3.08%) Algorithms
12 757 (2.95%) Data Centre
13 679 (2.65%) User Experience
14 577 (2.25%) Data Structures
15 449 (1.75%) Visualisation
16 430 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
17 330 (1.29%) Clustering
18 327 (1.28%) Credit Risk
19 326 (1.27%) Statistics
20 295 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3321 (12.96%) Windows
2 2771 (10.81%) Linux
3 2071 (8.08%) Unix
4 1102 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 633 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 547 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 439 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 407 (1.59%) Android
9 321 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 315 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 304 (1.19%) Solaris
12 236 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 149 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 117 (0.46%) CentOS
15 98 (0.38%) AIX
16 84 (0.33%) Windows XP
17 48 (0.19%) Ubuntu
18 45 (0.18%) Debian
19 34 (0.13%) Fedora
20 33 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6179 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2901 (11.32%) Project Management
3 1986 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
4 1915 (7.47%) ITIL
5 1862 (7.27%) Analytics
6 1850 (7.22%) SDLC
7 1831 (7.15%) TDD
8 1731 (6.76%) OO
9 1717 (6.70%) Software Engineering
10 1671 (6.52%) Scrum
11 1656 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 1470 (5.74%) Business Analysis
13 1465 (5.72%) MVC
14 1415 (5.52%) Asset Management
15 1379 (5.38%) Multithreading
16 1374 (5.36%) Risk Management
17 1221 (4.76%) PRINCE2
18 1063 (4.15%) E-Commerce
19 1045 (4.08%) Change Management
20 1021 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6529 (25.48%) SQL
2 4501 (17.56%) Java
3 4024 (15.70%) C#
4 2622 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 1975 (7.71%) Python
6 1972 (7.70%) C++
7 948 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 852 (3.32%) Perl
9 773 (3.02%) C
10 627 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 586 (2.29%) VBA
12 513 (2.00%) Ruby
13 505 (1.97%) PHP
14 501 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 440 (1.72%) Shell Script
16 426 (1.66%) Bash Shell
16 426 (1.66%) Scala
17 377 (1.47%) VB
18 365 (1.42%) R
19 234 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4820 (18.81%) Degree
2 633 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 457 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 440 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 437 (1.71%) ISEB
6 423 (1.65%) CISSP
7 405 (1.58%) CCNP
8 321 (1.25%) PMP
9 304 (1.19%) CCNA
10 256 (1.00%) CISM
11 231 (0.90%) PhD
12 216 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 209 (0.82%) Security Cleared
14 199 (0.78%) CISA
15 183 (0.71%) MCSE
15 183 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 182 (0.71%) ACCA
17 174 (0.68%) CIMA
17 174 (0.68%) ISTQB
18 130 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1260 (4.92%) QA
2 498 (1.94%) SLA
3 415 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 298 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 225 (0.88%) MiFID
6 197 (0.77%) COBIT
7 169 (0.66%) EMIR
8 162 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 129 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 123 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
11 100 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 78 (0.30%) SEPA
13 52 (0.20%) FATCA
14 42 (0.16%) SDET
15 36 (0.14%) CRD IV
16 30 (0.12%) Basel III
16 30 (0.12%) PMBOK
17 28 (0.11%) ISO 9001
18 23 (0.090%) AIFMD
19 22 (0.086%) COREP
System Software
1 1272 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 622 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 184 (0.72%) vSphere
5 166 (0.65%) XenApp
6 116 (0.45%) Docker
7 89 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 77 (0.30%) NFS
9 76 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 75 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 71 (0.28%) HDFS
12 65 (0.25%) KVM
13 64 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 63 (0.25%) Xen
15 51 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 42 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
17 37 (0.14%) DFS Replication
18 34 (0.13%) XenServer
19 32 (0.12%) VMware Server
20 29 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 459 (1.79%) Puppet
2 310 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 257 (1.00%) Ansible
4 250 (0.98%) SCCM
5 189 (0.74%) Nagios
6 137 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 124 (0.48%) Control-M
8 110 (0.43%) SCOM
9 96 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
10 68 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
11 67 (0.26%) WSUS
12 62 (0.24%) Data Guard
13 58 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
13 58 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
14 48 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
15 42 (0.16%) NetBackup
15 42 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 34 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 30 (0.12%) Kubernetes
17 30 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 3668 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 2945 (11.49%) Oracle
3 1086 (4.24%) Cisco
4 1065 (4.16%) SAP
5 977 (3.81%) VMware
6 708 (2.76%) Citrix
7 480 (1.87%) Bloomberg
7 480 (1.87%) IBM
8 434 (1.69%) Sybase
9 411 (1.60%) HP
10 400 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 355 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 319 (1.24%) Tableau
13 294 (1.15%) Informatica
14 263 (1.03%) Google
15 250 (0.98%) Juniper
16 249 (0.97%) Cognos
17 207 (0.81%) Hyperion
18 205 (0.80%) CheckPoint
19 197 (0.77%) Reuters
London
Aire
Salary: £36,000-£48,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Henderson Scott
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dynamic Nation
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centre4 Testing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
aap3
Salary: car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + great package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +exc benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago