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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12716 12891 13879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.54% 27.99% 28.61%
As % of the General category 53.71% 52.72% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10781 10535 11672
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
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
23674 24451 25919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.14% 53.09% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19640 19906 21972
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 3602 £60,000 +4.34% 698
Docklands, London 0 107 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Bromley +3 48 £55,000 -4.34% 11
Kingston Upon Thames +15 44 £55,000 -28.10% 7
Canary Wharf 0 41 £60,000 -29.41%
Wimbledon -2 29 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Croydon -10 29 £47,500 - 5
Uxbridge -8 18 £70,000 +33.33% 4
Paddington -1 16 - - 1
Hammersmith -1 13 £60,000 -
Romford 0 12 £80,000 +45.45% 8
Hillingdon - 11 £34,000 -
Edgware 0 10 £48,000 +74.54%
Hounslow +3 9 £50,000 -
Wembley +2 8 £48,000 +24.67% 2
Surbiton 0 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Twickenham +15 6 £63,000 +5.00%
Hackney - 6 £31,500 -
Ealing -3 5 £62,500 +44.84%
Greenford - 5 £37,500 -
Enfield +8 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Mayfair +2 4 £40,000 -46.66%
Beckenham -5 4 £38,750 +55.00% 1
Harrow -11 4 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Chiswick -5 3 £24,000 -58.26% 1
Westminster - 3 £40,000 - 2
Hayes - 2 £50,000 - 1
South Croydon - 2 £46,250 -
Sidcup -4 1 - -
Teddington -5 1 £62,500 +66.66%
New Malden - 1 £55,000 - 1
Dagenham - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6374 (24.61%) SQL
2 5972 (23.05%) Banking
3 5072 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
4 4747 (18.33%) Degree
5 4113 (15.88%) Java
6 4014 (15.50%) SQL Server
7 3806 (14.69%) Windows
8 3683 (14.22%) Microsoft
9 3646 (14.08%) C#
10 3615 (13.96%) Oracle
11 3238 (12.50%) .NET
12 3118 (12.04%) Project Management
13 2701 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
14 2675 (10.33%) Linux
15 2439 (9.42%) UNIX
16 2412 (9.31%) MS Excel
17 2144 (8.28%) JavaScript
18 2045 (7.89%) OO
19 1980 (7.64%) ITIL
20 1956 (7.55%) Investment Banking
21 1935 (7.47%) HTML
22 1919 (7.41%) C++
23 1882 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
24 1872 (7.23%) Computer Science
25 1787 (6.90%) Scrum
26 1757 (6.78%) Retail
27 1622 (6.26%) TDD
28 1605 (6.20%) Front Office
29 1558 (6.01%) QA
30 1548 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 897 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 764 (2.95%) MS Exchange
3 437 (1.69%) SAS
4 406 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 385 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 361 (1.39%) Apache
7 353 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 348 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 328 (1.27%) IIS
10 265 (1.02%) CMS
11 254 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 222 (0.86%) JBoss
13 198 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 191 (0.74%) Node.js
15 187 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
16 186 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
17 139 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
18 131 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
19 130 (0.50%) Confluence
20 121 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 2412 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 1309 (5.05%) MS Office
3 399 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 329 (1.27%) MS Project
5 276 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 159 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 142 (0.55%) SPSS
8 112 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 62 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 35 (0.14%) CPLEX
12 26 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 21 (0.081%) S-PLUS
14 14 (0.054%) Stata
15 11 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 9 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
17 7 (0.027%) LaTeX
17 7 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
18 6 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
18 6 (0.023%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 504 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 407 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 294 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
4 262 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 232 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
6 226 (0.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 211 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
8 207 (0.80%) SAP FI
9 201 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
9 201 (0.78%) SAP CO
10 190 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
11 152 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
12 150 (0.58%) HFM
13 129 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
14 127 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
15 121 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 117 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 104 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
18 100 (0.39%) SAP BPC
19 93 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 306 (1.18%) SaaS
2 139 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 96 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 94 (0.36%) Office 365
6 48 (0.19%) PaaS
7 38 (0.15%) GitHub
7 38 (0.15%) Force.com
8 29 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (0.11%) IaaS
9 19 (0.073%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.050%) Heroku
12 11 (0.042%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.031%) MailChimp
14 6 (0.023%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.019%) Google App Engine
16 4 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
16 4 (0.015%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 874 (3.37%) Firewall
2 669 (2.58%) SAN
3 631 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 568 (2.19%) Internet
5 554 (2.14%) LAN
6 525 (2.03%) DNS
7 520 (2.01%) WAN
8 412 (1.59%) VPN
9 339 (1.31%) DHCP
10 249 (0.96%) Network Security
11 244 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 241 (0.93%) Intranet
13 230 (0.89%) BGP
14 221 (0.85%) Wireless
15 198 (0.76%) VoIP
16 191 (0.74%) MPLS
17 190 (0.73%) HTTP
18 180 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 166 (0.64%) OSPF
20 143 (0.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4014 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 1187 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1003 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 998 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 895 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 790 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 748 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 613 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 595 (2.30%) MySQL
10 522 (2.02%) Big Data
11 495 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 404 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 381 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 316 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
15 308 (1.19%) QlikView
16 307 (1.19%) Hadoop
17 306 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
18 291 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
19 244 (0.94%) NoSQL
20 237 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 576 (2.22%) Subversion
2 545 (2.10%) JIRA
3 489 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 402 (1.55%) Selenium
5 389 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 388 (1.50%) Maven
7 382 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 358 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 264 (1.02%) JUnit
10 220 (0.85%) NUnit
11 192 (0.74%) Cucumber
12 167 (0.64%) Eclipse
13 165 (0.64%) TeamCity
14 159 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 157 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
16 153 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
17 147 (0.57%) Moq
18 138 (0.53%) Hudson
19 111 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
20 110 (0.42%) FitNesse
General
1 5972 (23.05%) Banking
2 1956 (7.55%) Investment Banking
3 1757 (6.78%) Retail
4 1605 (6.20%) Front Office
5 1246 (4.81%) Financial Institution
6 1220 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 1162 (4.49%) Marketing
8 912 (3.52%) Legal
9 701 (2.71%) Back Office
10 580 (2.24%) Law
11 466 (1.80%) Advertising
12 462 (1.78%) Manufacturing
13 358 (1.38%) Games
14 262 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 242 (0.93%) Publishing
16 237 (0.91%) Billing
17 168 (0.65%) French Language
18 126 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 122 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
20 113 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6806 (26.27%) Developer
2 5064 (19.55%) Analyst
3 2152 (8.31%) Consultant
4 1702 (6.57%) Business Analyst
5 1643 (6.34%) Project Manager
6 1453 (5.61%) Architect
7 1417 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 1257 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 1239 (4.78%) Support Analyst
10 971 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 862 (3.33%) Applications Support
12 852 (3.29%) .NET Developer
13 705 (2.72%) C++ Developer
14 638 (2.46%) Junior
15 580 (2.24%) C# .NET Developer
16 561 (2.17%) Team Leader
17 542 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
18 541 (2.09%) Administrator
19 490 (1.89%) DBA
20 473 (1.83%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3238 (12.50%) .NET
2 1935 (7.47%) HTML
3 1502 (5.80%) ASP.NET
4 1347 (5.20%) CSS
5 1168 (4.51%) XML
6 1003 (3.87%) Web Services
7 982 (3.79%) jQuery
8 894 (3.45%) Spring
9 858 (3.31%) HTML5
10 836 (3.23%) WCF
11 810 (3.13%) WPF
12 756 (2.92%) .NET Framework
13 744 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 626 (2.42%) Middleware
15 619 (2.39%) J2EE
16 501 (1.93%) Ajax
17 445 (1.72%) Hibernate
18 421 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
19 395 (1.52%) WinForms
20 386 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2701 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1872 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 1145 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1133 (4.37%) Hedge funds
5 1119 (4.32%) Derivative
6 853 (3.29%) Mathematics
7 828 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 827 (3.19%) Equities
9 826 (3.19%) Fixed Income
10 561 (2.17%) User Experience
11 498 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 473 (1.83%) Algorithms
13 472 (1.82%) Blackberry
14 430 (1.66%) Open Source
15 426 (1.64%) Data Structures
16 412 (1.59%) Visualisation
17 397 (1.53%) Credit Risk
18 338 (1.30%) Mobile App
19 324 (1.25%) Statistics
20 314 (1.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3806 (14.69%) Windows
2 2675 (10.33%) Linux
3 2439 (9.42%) UNIX
4 862 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 672 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 494 (1.91%) Solaris
7 461 (1.78%) Windows XP
8 429 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 418 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 399 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 368 (1.42%) Android
12 347 (1.34%) Apple iOS
13 166 (0.64%) Windows 8
14 147 (0.57%) AIX
15 114 (0.44%) CentOS
16 103 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.18%) HPUX
18 43 (0.17%) Mac OS X
19 40 (0.15%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5072 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3118 (12.04%) Project Management
3 2045 (7.89%) OO
4 1980 (7.64%) ITIL
5 1882 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1787 (6.90%) Scrum
7 1622 (6.26%) TDD
8 1548 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 1496 (5.78%) Analytics
10 1341 (5.18%) MVC
11 1305 (5.04%) PRINCE2
12 1292 (4.99%) Business Analysis
13 1260 (4.86%) Software Engineering
14 1237 (4.78%) Multithreading
15 1148 (4.43%) Risk Management
16 1026 (3.96%) ETL
17 1008 (3.89%) Asset Management
18 950 (3.67%) Change Management
19 942 (3.64%) Mentoring
20 841 (3.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6374 (24.61%) SQL
2 4113 (15.88%) Java
3 3646 (14.08%) C#
4 2144 (8.28%) JavaScript
5 1919 (7.41%) C++
6 1363 (5.26%) Python
7 985 (3.80%) Perl
8 818 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 793 (3.06%) C
10 774 (2.99%) VBA
11 547 (2.11%) PHP
12 505 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 446 (1.72%) Shell Script
14 442 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 407 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 407 (1.57%) Ruby
16 362 (1.40%) VB
17 252 (0.97%) VB.NET
18 168 (0.65%) R
19 155 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4747 (18.33%) Degree
2 618 (2.39%) ISEB
3 520 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 478 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 407 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 335 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 301 (1.16%) CISSP
8 271 (1.05%) CCNP
9 256 (0.99%) PMP
10 247 (0.95%) ACCA
11 245 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 233 (0.90%) MCSE
13 224 (0.86%) CCNA
14 213 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 202 (0.78%) CIMA
16 194 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 176 (0.68%) PhD
18 167 (0.64%) SC Cleared
19 159 (0.61%) CISA
20 155 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1558 (6.01%) QA
2 601 (2.32%) SLA
3 221 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (0.61%) COBIT
5 156 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 105 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 96 (0.37%) EMIR
8 94 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 93 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 91 (0.35%) Basel III
11 89 (0.34%) Solvency II
12 79 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 51 (0.20%) MiFID
14 48 (0.19%) FATCA
15 47 (0.18%) COREP
16 40 (0.15%) Basel II
17 33 (0.13%) CRD IV
18 31 (0.12%) FINREP
19 27 (0.10%) GAAP
20 20 (0.077%) UCITS
System Software
1 1463 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 781 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 297 (1.15%) XenApp
4 274 (1.06%) vSphere
5 170 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 143 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 134 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 96 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 85 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 83 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 64 (0.25%) XenDesktop
12 46 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 44 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
13 44 (0.17%) UAG
14 43 (0.17%) MetaFrame
15 40 (0.15%) NFS
16 29 (0.11%) XenServer
17 24 (0.093%) Docker
18 22 (0.085%) VMware Server
19 20 (0.077%) Squid
Systems Management
1 253 (0.98%) Puppet
2 244 (0.94%) SCCM
3 241 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 168 (0.65%) Nagios
5 151 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 123 (0.47%) SCOM
7 122 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 83 (0.32%) OpenView
9 79 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 76 (0.29%) Control-M
11 70 (0.27%) Backup Exec
12 65 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 65 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
13 59 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 53 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
15 47 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 45 (0.17%) HP SIM
17 40 (0.15%) Ansible
18 39 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 30 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3683 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 3615 (13.96%) Oracle
3 1221 (4.71%) VMware
4 1150 (4.44%) SAP
5 1015 (3.92%) Cisco
6 906 (3.50%) Citrix
7 755 (2.91%) HP
8 525 (2.03%) Bloomberg
9 515 (1.99%) IBM
10 513 (1.98%) Sybase
11 476 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 412 (1.59%) Cognos
13 390 (1.51%) Business Objects
14 379 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
15 333 (1.29%) Juniper
16 309 (1.19%) Hyperion
17 281 (1.08%) Reuters
18 255 (0.98%) Google
19 239 (0.92%) CheckPoint
20 236 (0.91%) EMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35k OTE
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £11000 - £130000 per annum + pension, flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + extensive package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Great up-skill and opportunity to be
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago