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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12240 13292 14313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.96% 29.73% 29.21%
As % of the General category 55.07% 54.73% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10332 11151 11735
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £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
22225 24285 26471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.59% 54.32% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18918 19891 21333
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 2625 £60,000 +4.34% 485
Wimbledon 0 85 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Canary Wharf 0 55 £57,500 -11.53%
Croydon -7 51 £55,000 +26.43% 5
Uxbridge +23 46 £44,000 +4.76% 7
Bromley 0 32 £43,000 -16.09% 6
Docklands, London 0 21 £51,000 -18.40%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 21 £38,447 -9.53% 11
Chiswick +7 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Brentford +12 16 £52,500 -47.50% 1
Beckenham -4 16 £46,000 +24.32%
Harrow +9 11 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Hayes +4 11 £42,500 -
Mayfair 0 9 £100,000 +150.00%
Romford -3 9 £22,000 -72.92% 1
Southwark +9 8 £55,000 +96.42%
Twickenham +8 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Wembley -4 6 £38,000 -20.83%
Hammersmith -5 6 £51,000 -51.42% 3
New Malden 0 4 £42,500 -
Westminster -3 4 £51,058 -29.08%
Surbiton +1 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Paddington +1 3 - -
Hounslow -4 3 - -
Hillingdon +4 2 £73,750 +163.39%
Feltham 0 2 £41,250 -
Dagenham -3 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Orpington -11 1 £39,979 -11.15% 1
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6276 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6194 (25.28%) SQL
3 5467 (22.32%) Banking
4 4601 (18.78%) Degree
5 4225 (17.25%) Java
6 3669 (14.98%) C#
7 3624 (14.79%) SQL Server
8 3559 (14.53%) Microsoft
9 3316 (13.54%) .NET
10 3015 (12.31%) Windows
11 2881 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 2794 (11.40%) Oracle
13 2659 (10.85%) Project Management
14 2611 (10.66%) JavaScript
15 2549 (10.40%) Linux
16 2226 (9.09%) MS Excel
17 2175 (8.88%) Computer Science
18 2073 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
19 2011 (8.21%) ITIL
20 1921 (7.84%) Unix
21 1903 (7.77%) Python
22 1879 (7.67%) HTML
23 1847 (7.54%) TDD
24 1768 (7.22%) Scrum
25 1734 (7.08%) Analytics
26 1728 (7.05%) Retail
27 1700 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
28 1673 (6.83%) C++
29 1627 (6.64%) SDLC
30 1610 (6.57%) Software Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 700 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 465 (1.90%) IIS
3 419 (1.71%) Node.js
4 413 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 392 (1.60%) SAS
6 391 (1.60%) Apache
7 359 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 314 (1.28%) CMS
9 280 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 235 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 225 (0.92%) Confluence
12 210 (0.86%) JBoss
13 204 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 203 (0.83%) WebLogic
15 199 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 193 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 159 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
18 133 (0.54%) Skype for Business
19 129 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
20 125 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2226 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1209 (4.93%) MS Office
3 394 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 314 (1.28%) MS Project
5 302 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 100 (0.41%) SPSS
7 97 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 73 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 39 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 27 (0.11%) S-PLUS
11 17 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
12 16 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
12 16 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (0.053%) Mathematica
14 9 (0.037%) GNU Octave
15 8 (0.033%) Fireworks
15 8 (0.033%) InfoPath
15 8 (0.033%) Weka
16 7 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
17 6 (0.024%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 328 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 245 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 210 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 205 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
5 191 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 156 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 120 (0.49%) HFM
8 89 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
9 85 (0.35%) SAP BPC
10 84 (0.34%) Markit EDM
10 84 (0.34%) thinkFolio
11 81 (0.33%) SAP FI
12 78 (0.32%) SAP CO
12 78 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
13 75 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
14 72 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
15 70 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
16 68 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
17 65 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
18 60 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 604 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (1.74%) SaaS
3 363 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 203 (0.83%) GitHub
5 174 (0.71%) Office 365
6 138 (0.56%) PaaS
7 119 (0.49%) IaaS
8 118 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 79 (0.32%) Mimecast
10 76 (0.31%) Force.com
11 64 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 48 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 43 (0.18%) Google Analytics
14 36 (0.15%) Taleo
15 35 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 30 (0.12%) Oracle CX
17 29 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
17 29 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
18 27 (0.11%) CloudFront
19 26 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 676 (2.76%) Firewall
2 460 (1.88%) WAN
3 445 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 438 (1.79%) Internet
5 436 (1.78%) LAN
6 396 (1.62%) SAN
7 364 (1.49%) VPN
8 354 (1.44%) DNS
9 325 (1.33%) Network Security
10 218 (0.89%) VoIP
11 198 (0.81%) Intranet
12 191 (0.78%) MPLS
13 185 (0.76%) HTTP
14 181 (0.74%) BGP
15 168 (0.69%) DHCP
16 161 (0.66%) Wireless
17 156 (0.64%) OSPF
18 155 (0.63%) Multicast
19 129 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
20 126 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3624 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 1310 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1279 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1209 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 942 (3.85%) Big Data
6 812 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 682 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 630 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 620 (2.53%) MySQL
10 604 (2.47%) Hadoop
11 593 (2.42%) NoSQL
12 501 (2.04%) Oracle Database
13 455 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 436 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
15 366 (1.49%) QlikView
16 349 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
17 322 (1.31%) MongoDB
18 292 (1.19%) RDBMS
19 258 (1.05%) Data Mining
20 229 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 735 (3.00%) JIRA
2 669 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 536 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 505 (2.06%) Selenium
5 421 (1.72%) Subversion
6 406 (1.66%) Maven
7 394 (1.61%) NUnit
8 385 (1.57%) JUnit
9 380 (1.55%) Visual Studio
10 341 (1.39%) TeamCity
11 311 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 309 (1.26%) Moq
13 278 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 262 (1.07%) MSTest
15 254 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
16 149 (0.61%) Eclipse
17 135 (0.55%) Ant
17 135 (0.55%) WebDriver
18 125 (0.51%) HP UFT
19 123 (0.50%) Mockito
General
1 5467 (22.32%) Banking
2 1728 (7.05%) Retail
3 1537 (6.27%) Front Office
4 1499 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 1377 (5.62%) Investment Banking
6 1358 (5.54%) Marketing
7 1075 (4.39%) Financial Institution
8 953 (3.89%) Legal
9 835 (3.41%) Back Office
10 676 (2.76%) Law
11 491 (2.00%) Manufacturing
12 464 (1.89%) Advertising
13 290 (1.18%) Games
14 264 (1.08%) Electronics
15 195 (0.80%) Publishing
16 187 (0.76%) Retail Banking
17 177 (0.72%) Billing
18 135 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
19 132 (0.54%) French Language
20 128 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7324 (29.90%) Developer
2 4809 (19.63%) Analyst
3 1859 (7.59%) C# Developer
4 1705 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 1687 (6.89%) Java Developer
6 1582 (6.46%) Consultant
7 1502 (6.13%) .NET Developer
8 1427 (5.82%) Project Manager
9 1315 (5.37%) Architect
10 1219 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 1186 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 1100 (4.49%) SQL Developer
13 869 (3.55%) Support Analyst
14 857 (3.50%) Financial Analyst
15 722 (2.95%) Applications Support
15 722 (2.95%) C++ Developer
16 632 (2.58%) Administrator
17 588 (2.40%) Service Analyst
18 582 (2.38%) Junior
19 566 (2.31%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3316 (13.54%) .NET
2 1879 (7.67%) HTML
3 1484 (6.06%) CSS
4 1371 (5.60%) ASP.NET
5 1066 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1036 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 1029 (4.20%) jQuery
8 972 (3.97%) HTML5
9 941 (3.84%) XML
10 830 (3.39%) Spring
11 766 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 727 (2.97%) WCF
13 719 (2.93%) .NET Framework
14 715 (2.92%) WPF
15 578 (2.36%) REST
16 455 (1.86%) FIX Protocol
17 449 (1.83%) CSS3
18 426 (1.74%) Middleware
19 413 (1.69%) J2EE
20 409 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2881 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2175 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 1137 (4.64%) Hedge funds
4 1103 (4.50%) Fintech
5 981 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 971 (3.96%) Management Information System
7 918 (3.75%) Derivative
8 915 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 800 (3.27%) Fixed Income
10 784 (3.20%) Equities
11 711 (2.90%) Data Centre
12 617 (2.52%) Algorithms
13 606 (2.47%) User Experience
14 480 (1.96%) Visualisation
15 428 (1.75%) Data Structures
16 387 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
17 338 (1.38%) Statistics
18 312 (1.27%) Mobile App
19 299 (1.22%) Clustering
20 289 (1.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3015 (12.31%) Windows
2 2549 (10.40%) Linux
3 1921 (7.84%) Unix
4 948 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 552 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 507 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 412 (1.68%) Android
8 399 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 350 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 287 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 227 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 193 (0.79%) Solaris
13 119 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 99 (0.40%) CentOS
15 93 (0.38%) AIX
16 75 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 57 (0.23%) Windows 10
18 54 (0.22%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.11%) Mac OS X
20 25 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6276 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 2659 (10.85%) Project Management
3 2073 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
4 2011 (8.21%) ITIL
5 1847 (7.54%) TDD
6 1768 (7.22%) Scrum
7 1734 (7.08%) Analytics
8 1700 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 1627 (6.64%) SDLC
10 1610 (6.57%) Software Engineering
11 1550 (6.33%) MVC
12 1516 (6.19%) OO
13 1455 (5.94%) Business Analysis
14 1367 (5.58%) Asset Management
15 1192 (4.87%) PRINCE2
16 1189 (4.85%) Risk Management
17 1143 (4.67%) Multithreading
18 1088 (4.44%) E-Commerce
19 998 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
20 984 (4.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6194 (25.28%) SQL
2 4225 (17.25%) Java
3 3669 (14.98%) C#
4 2611 (10.66%) JavaScript
5 1903 (7.77%) Python
6 1673 (6.83%) C++
7 903 (3.69%) T-SQL
8 702 (2.87%) Perl
9 654 (2.67%) C
10 616 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 550 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 506 (2.07%) Ruby
13 502 (2.05%) PHP
14 454 (1.85%) VBA
15 434 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 386 (1.58%) Scala
17 365 (1.49%) R
18 361 (1.47%) Shell Script
19 346 (1.41%) VB
20 239 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4601 (18.78%) Degree
2 557 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 485 (1.98%) PMI Certification
4 468 (1.91%) CISSP
5 454 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 448 (1.83%) ISEB
7 362 (1.48%) PMP
8 340 (1.39%) CCNP
9 306 (1.25%) CISM
10 257 (1.05%) Security Cleared
11 255 (1.04%) CCNA
12 225 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 225 (0.92%) PhD
13 201 (0.82%) CISA
14 197 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 196 (0.80%) ACCA
15 196 (0.80%) MCSE
16 182 (0.74%) ISTQB
17 178 (0.73%) CIMA
18 127 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1245 (5.08%) QA
2 540 (2.20%) SLA
3 368 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 325 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 222 (0.91%) MiFID
6 218 (0.89%) COBIT
7 161 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 150 (0.61%) Solvency II
9 141 (0.58%) EMIR
10 97 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
11 93 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 51 (0.21%) FATCA
13 41 (0.17%) SEPA
14 35 (0.14%) SDET
15 28 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 28 (0.11%) GAAP
15 28 (0.11%) PMBOK
16 27 (0.11%) ISO 9001
17 23 (0.094%) Basel III
17 23 (0.094%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1151 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 500 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (0.64%) Docker
4 155 (0.63%) vSphere
4 155 (0.63%) XenApp
5 153 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 87 (0.36%) HDFS
7 80 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 74 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 71 (0.29%) NFS
10 65 (0.27%) VMware ESX
11 64 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 47 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 42 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 36 (0.15%) Xen
15 34 (0.14%) DFS Replication
15 34 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
16 30 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 30 (0.12%) KVM
17 25 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 533 (2.18%) Puppet
2 345 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 285 (1.16%) SCCM
4 271 (1.11%) Ansible
5 218 (0.89%) Nagios
6 196 (0.80%) Control-M
7 133 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 133 (0.54%) SCOM
8 65 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 57 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 56 (0.23%) NetBackup
10 56 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
11 52 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 47 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
13 42 (0.17%) Kubernetes
13 42 (0.17%) RSA Archer
14 39 (0.16%) OpenView
15 36 (0.15%) Mesos
16 35 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
17 33 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3559 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 2794 (11.40%) Oracle
3 1057 (4.31%) SAP
4 984 (4.02%) Cisco
5 850 (3.47%) VMware
6 660 (2.69%) Citrix
7 445 (1.82%) HP
8 426 (1.74%) IBM
9 410 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 365 (1.49%) Bloomberg
11 360 (1.47%) Tableau
12 359 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 262 (1.07%) Sybase
14 254 (1.04%) Informatica
15 242 (0.99%) Cognos
16 226 (0.92%) Hyperion
17 222 (0.91%) CheckPoint
18 192 (0.78%) Juniper
19 182 (0.74%) Google
20 177 (0.72%) Adobe
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 46 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (dependant on location and grade)
Posted: 50 minutes ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £62k - £77k plus outstanding package
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £60K (depending on experience)
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
City, London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circa £50,000-£60,000pa
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £1,000 to £1,000 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £120000 Per Annum + Benefits + Bonus Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago