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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12734 12791 13964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.09% 28.17% 29.14%
As % of the General category 52.57% 52.45% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10649 10648 11735
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
24221 24388 26134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.44% 53.70% 54.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19812 20211 22130
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 October 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 October 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 3668 £58,500 -2.50% 633
Docklands, London 0 101 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Canary Wharf 0 64 £60,000 -25.00%
Bromley +2 53 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Croydon -9 49 £42,500 -10.52% 7
Kingston Upon Thames 0 39 £49,000 -34.66% 9
Wimbledon +1 25 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Paddington -1 24 - -
Uxbridge -13 23 £60,000 +7.14% 5
Wembley +4 9 £48,000 +24.67% 1
Hammersmith 0 9 £60,000 +50.00%
Hounslow -5 8 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Twickenham +7 6 £63,000 +57.50% 1
Enfield +5 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Edgware 0 6 £48,000 +74.54%
Westminster -1 6 £45,500 -25.71% 1
Harrow -16 6 £35,000 -46.15% 5
Greenford - 6 £37,500 - 1
Hackney - 6 £31,500 -
Mayfair +2 5 £40,000 -38.46%
Surbiton -2 5 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Hillingdon -3 5 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Romford -3 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Chiswick -5 5 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Ealing -6 5 £45,000 +4.28%
Hayes - 4 £50,000 -
Teddington -6 3 £62,500 +66.66%
Feltham +4 2 £60,000 - 1
Sidcup -1 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Chessington -3 2 £38,750 +72.22% 1
Brentford -3 2 £63,750 +15.90% 1
Beckenham -6 2 £53,750 +115.00%
South Croydon - 2 £46,250 -
Upminster - 2 £65,000 -
New Malden -13 1 £51,250 +29.74%
Northwood - 1 £38,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6582 (24.65%) SQL
2 6056 (22.68%) Banking
3 5283 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5048 (18.90%) Degree
5 4377 (16.39%) Java
6 4214 (15.78%) SQL Server
7 3869 (14.49%) C#
8 3775 (14.14%) Windows
9 3715 (13.91%) Oracle
10 3701 (13.86%) Microsoft
11 3445 (12.90%) .NET
12 3301 (12.36%) Project Management
13 2799 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
14 2719 (10.18%) Linux
15 2505 (9.38%) MS Excel
16 2476 (9.27%) UNIX
17 2270 (8.50%) JavaScript
18 2243 (8.40%) OO
19 2111 (7.90%) HTML
20 2046 (7.66%) Computer Science
21 2026 (7.59%) C++
22 1993 (7.46%) Investment Banking
23 1956 (7.32%) ITIL
24 1932 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
25 1857 (6.95%) Scrum
26 1844 (6.91%) Retail
27 1740 (6.52%) TDD
28 1644 (6.16%) QA
29 1636 (6.13%) Front Office
30 1589 (5.95%) ASP.NET

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 921 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 749 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 435 (1.63%) SAS
4 421 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 387 (1.45%) Apache
6 367 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 344 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 335 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 334 (1.25%) IIS
10 291 (1.09%) CMS
11 256 (0.96%) JBoss
12 253 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 208 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
14 205 (0.77%) Node.js
15 177 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
16 169 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
17 151 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
18 135 (0.51%) Confluence
19 128 (0.48%) Lync
20 121 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 2505 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1319 (4.94%) MS Office
3 403 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 344 (1.29%) MS Project
5 272 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 193 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 153 (0.57%) SPSS
8 119 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 68 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.14%) CPLEX
11 28 (0.10%) PowerPivot
12 26 (0.097%) InfoPath
12 26 (0.097%) S-PLUS
13 18 (0.067%) Stata
14 15 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.030%) Open Workbench
16 7 (0.026%) LaTeX
16 7 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 6 (0.022%) InDesign
18 5 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 554 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 417 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 303 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 276 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
5 236 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
6 227 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
7 226 (0.85%) SAP FI
8 221 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
8 221 (0.83%) SAP CO
9 217 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
10 182 (0.68%) HFM
11 179 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
12 173 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
13 160 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
14 136 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
15 127 (0.48%) Google Analytics
16 125 (0.47%) SAP BPC
17 121 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 116 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
19 112 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 300 (1.12%) SaaS
2 138 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 135 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 90 (0.34%) Office 365
6 63 (0.24%) PaaS
7 40 (0.15%) IaaS
8 36 (0.13%) Force.com
9 35 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (0.12%) GitHub
11 21 (0.079%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.056%) Heroku
13 12 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.030%) MailChimp
15 7 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.022%) Taleo
17 5 (0.019%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
18 4 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
18 4 (0.015%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 829 (3.10%) Firewall
2 633 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 628 (2.35%) SAN
4 546 (2.04%) Internet
5 524 (1.96%) LAN
6 517 (1.94%) DNS
7 495 (1.85%) WAN
8 381 (1.43%) VPN
9 315 (1.18%) DHCP
10 261 (0.98%) Intranet
11 225 (0.84%) HTTP
12 219 (0.82%) BGP
13 218 (0.82%) Network Security
14 196 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
15 183 (0.69%) Wireless
16 179 (0.67%) VoIP
17 171 (0.64%) OSPF
18 154 (0.58%) MPLS
19 138 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
20 137 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4214 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 1210 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 1065 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 1042 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 946 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 831 (3.11%) Oracle Database
7 803 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 626 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 617 (2.31%) MySQL
10 576 (2.16%) Big Data
11 499 (1.87%) RDBMS
12 426 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 391 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 337 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
15 328 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 324 (1.21%) QlikView
17 311 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
18 304 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
19 276 (1.03%) Essbase
20 250 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 583 (2.18%) Subversion
2 548 (2.05%) JIRA
3 524 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 483 (1.81%) Selenium
5 412 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 392 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 381 (1.43%) Maven
8 368 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 312 (1.17%) JUnit
10 217 (0.81%) NUnit
11 215 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 182 (0.68%) Eclipse
13 177 (0.66%) WebDriver
14 165 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
15 161 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
16 158 (0.59%) TeamCity
17 157 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
18 155 (0.58%) Moq
19 137 (0.51%) FitNesse
20 130 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 6056 (22.68%) Banking
2 1993 (7.46%) Investment Banking
3 1844 (6.91%) Retail
4 1636 (6.13%) Front Office
5 1281 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 1277 (4.78%) Financial Institution
7 1212 (4.54%) Marketing
8 876 (3.28%) Legal
9 765 (2.86%) Back Office
10 547 (2.05%) Law
11 491 (1.84%) Advertising
12 468 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 382 (1.43%) Games
14 290 (1.09%) Publishing
15 253 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 243 (0.91%) Billing
17 180 (0.67%) French Language
18 134 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 119 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 117 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7208 (26.99%) Developer
2 5245 (19.64%) Analyst
3 2282 (8.55%) Consultant
4 1736 (6.50%) Business Analyst
5 1688 (6.32%) Project Manager
6 1533 (5.74%) Java Developer
7 1403 (5.25%) Architect
8 1272 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 1225 (4.59%) Support Analyst
10 1018 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 906 (3.39%) .NET Developer
12 828 (3.10%) Applications Support
13 726 (2.72%) C++ Developer
14 675 (2.53%) Junior
15 584 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
16 567 (2.12%) Team Leader
17 530 (1.98%) Administrator
18 519 (1.94%) Solutions Architect
19 497 (1.86%) DBA
20 465 (1.74%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3445 (12.90%) .NET
2 2111 (7.90%) HTML
3 1589 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 1494 (5.59%) CSS
5 1320 (4.94%) XML
6 1062 (3.98%) Web Services
7 1002 (3.75%) jQuery
8 925 (3.46%) HTML5
9 883 (3.31%) WPF
10 882 (3.30%) WCF
11 866 (3.24%) Spring
12 823 (3.08%) .NET Framework
13 787 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 673 (2.52%) J2EE
15 616 (2.31%) Middleware
16 509 (1.91%) Ajax
17 466 (1.74%) Hibernate
18 425 (1.59%) WinForms
19 424 (1.59%) CSS3
20 369 (1.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2799 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2046 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 1196 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1178 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 1136 (4.25%) Derivative
6 922 (3.45%) Equities
7 905 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 872 (3.27%) Fixed Income
9 866 (3.24%) Management Information System
10 568 (2.13%) User Experience
11 567 (2.12%) Algorithms
12 487 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 478 (1.79%) Open Source
14 472 (1.77%) Data Structures
15 471 (1.76%) Blackberry
16 442 (1.66%) Credit Risk
17 411 (1.54%) Visualisation
18 350 (1.31%) Mobile App
19 329 (1.23%) Statistics
20 315 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3775 (14.14%) Windows
2 2719 (10.18%) Linux
3 2476 (9.27%) UNIX
4 868 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 698 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 507 (1.90%) Solaris
7 435 (1.63%) Android
8 432 (1.62%) Windows XP
9 416 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 412 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 396 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 381 (1.43%) Apple iOS
13 174 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 153 (0.57%) AIX
15 117 (0.44%) CentOS
16 111 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.17%) Windows Vista
18 45 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 44 (0.16%) HPUX
20 42 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5283 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3301 (12.36%) Project Management
3 2243 (8.40%) OO
4 1956 (7.32%) ITIL
5 1932 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1857 (6.95%) Scrum
7 1740 (6.52%) TDD
8 1579 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 1512 (5.66%) Analytics
10 1368 (5.12%) PRINCE2
11 1367 (5.12%) MVC
12 1360 (5.09%) Multithreading
13 1350 (5.06%) Software Engineering
14 1347 (5.04%) Business Analysis
15 1300 (4.87%) Risk Management
16 1068 (4.00%) Asset Management
17 1028 (3.85%) ETL
18 1018 (3.81%) Change Management
19 984 (3.68%) Mentoring
20 920 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6582 (24.65%) SQL
2 4377 (16.39%) Java
3 3869 (14.49%) C#
4 2270 (8.50%) JavaScript
5 2026 (7.59%) C++
6 1438 (5.38%) Python
7 1003 (3.76%) Perl
8 907 (3.40%) T-SQL
9 855 (3.20%) C
10 806 (3.02%) VBA
11 582 (2.18%) PHP
12 538 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 493 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 465 (1.74%) Ruby
15 438 (1.64%) VB
16 433 (1.62%) Shell Script
17 405 (1.52%) Bash Shell
18 268 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 178 (0.67%) VBScript
20 172 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5048 (18.90%) Degree
2 635 (2.38%) ISEB
3 549 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 468 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 409 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 353 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 299 (1.12%) CISSP
8 268 (1.00%) ACCA
9 258 (0.97%) CCNP
10 231 (0.87%) MCSE
11 226 (0.85%) PMP
11 226 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 220 (0.82%) CIMA
13 219 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 215 (0.81%) CCNA
15 197 (0.74%) SC Cleared
16 195 (0.73%) CISA
17 182 (0.68%) PhD
18 171 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 169 (0.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1644 (6.16%) QA
2 585 (2.19%) SLA
3 225 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 175 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 126 (0.47%) COBIT
6 122 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 112 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 91 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 89 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 87 (0.33%) Basel III
11 84 (0.31%) EMIR
12 80 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
13 49 (0.18%) COREP
14 43 (0.16%) FATCA
15 42 (0.16%) Basel II
16 38 (0.14%) MiFID
17 36 (0.13%) CRD IV
18 30 (0.11%) FINREP
19 28 (0.10%) GAAP
20 20 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 1478 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 777 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 283 (1.06%) XenApp
4 266 (1.00%) vSphere
5 170 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
6 164 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 145 (0.54%) Hyper-V
8 107 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 95 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 85 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 83 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 48 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
13 45 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 43 (0.16%) UAG
15 42 (0.16%) MetaFrame
16 37 (0.14%) NFS
17 36 (0.13%) XenServer
18 25 (0.094%) Xen
19 21 (0.079%) vCloud
20 20 (0.075%) Docker
Systems Management
1 272 (1.02%) SCCM
2 270 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 229 (0.86%) Puppet
4 165 (0.62%) Nagios
5 159 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 138 (0.52%) SCOM
7 130 (0.49%) Data Guard
8 80 (0.30%) OpenView
9 78 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 70 (0.26%) Control-M
10 70 (0.26%) NetBackup
11 69 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
12 68 (0.25%) Backup Exec
13 49 (0.18%) HP SIM
14 48 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
15 44 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
16 42 (0.16%) Ansible
17 38 (0.14%) WSUS
18 34 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 34 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3715 (13.91%) Oracle
2 3701 (13.86%) Microsoft
3 1197 (4.48%) VMware
4 1180 (4.42%) SAP
5 948 (3.55%) Cisco
6 899 (3.37%) Citrix
7 760 (2.85%) HP
8 534 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 529 (1.98%) IBM
10 510 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 499 (1.87%) Sybase
12 427 (1.60%) Cognos
13 419 (1.57%) Business Objects
14 368 (1.38%) Hyperion
15 367 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
16 308 (1.15%) Juniper
17 307 (1.15%) Reuters
18 305 (1.14%) Google
19 229 (0.86%) CheckPoint
20 226 (0.85%) Informatica
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