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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13155 14485 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 29.55% 29.34% 26.43%
As % of the General category 54.45% 54.45% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11033 11841 9991
Average salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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
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
24159 26604 24475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.26% 53.88% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19816 21362 20207
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 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 3598 £57,500 - 795
Docklands, London 0 102 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Canary Wharf -1 70 £65,000 -16.66%
Croydon 0 54 £43,500 -8.42% 10
Bromley +2 42 £56,250 +18.42% 4
Wimbledon +15 39 £55,000 +41.93%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 39 £37,500 -27.18% 12
Wembley +7 18 £48,000 +12.94%
Hammersmith +4 15 £105,000 +162.50% 2
Beckenham +2 14 £37,000 +0.68% 1
Romford -1 14 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Brentford -10 10 £85,000 +100.00%
Paddington -2 9 £52,500 -41.66%
Uxbridge -19 9 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Harrow +8 8 £38,500 -26.66%
Chiswick +8 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surbiton -3 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Mayfair -8 7 £40,000 -38.46%
Orpington - 7 £45,000 - 3
Westminster +8 4 £72,000 +20.00%
Enfield -2 3 £47,500 - 2
Hounslow +14 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Pinner - 2 £55,250 -
Hillingdon - 2 £28,000 -
Southwark - 2 £28,000 -
Hayes +1 1 - -
Dagenham 0 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Feltham - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 - 1
Morden - 1 £47,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 - 4
West Drayton - 1 - -
Finance
England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6345 (25.07%) SQL
2 5832 (23.04%) Banking
3 5315 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4453 (17.59%) Degree
5 4094 (16.17%) Java
6 3838 (15.16%) Windows
7 3734 (14.75%) SQL Server
8 3647 (14.41%) Oracle
9 3606 (14.25%) Microsoft
10 3537 (13.97%) C#
11 3120 (12.33%) .NET
12 3027 (11.96%) Project Management
13 2948 (11.65%) Linux
14 2679 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
15 2471 (9.76%) UNIX
16 2368 (9.35%) JavaScript
17 2272 (8.98%) MS Excel
18 2107 (8.32%) HTML
19 2068 (8.17%) ITIL
20 2038 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
21 1889 (7.46%) Computer Science
22 1835 (7.25%) Retail
23 1768 (6.98%) Scrum
24 1748 (6.91%) Investment Banking
25 1675 (6.62%) C++
26 1656 (6.54%) OO
27 1645 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
28 1599 (6.32%) TDD
29 1505 (5.95%) Analytics
30 1498 (5.92%) Front Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 831 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 638 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 440 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 426 (1.68%) SAS
5 420 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 409 (1.62%) IIS
7 400 (1.58%) Apache
8 312 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 248 (0.98%) CMS
10 242 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 236 (0.93%) Node.js
12 231 (0.91%) JBoss
13 223 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 207 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
15 155 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
16 154 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
17 150 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
18 132 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
19 127 (0.50%) Lync
20 112 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2272 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 1221 (4.82%) MS Office
3 378 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 328 (1.30%) MS Project
5 266 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 127 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 104 (0.41%) SPSS
8 89 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 69 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
10 45 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 36 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 22 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
13 21 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 18 (0.071%) CPLEX
15 12 (0.047%) Mathematica
16 11 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
16 11 (0.043%) InDesign
17 10 (0.040%) Stata
18 6 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
18 6 (0.024%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 521 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 437 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 328 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 328 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
4 288 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 286 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 252 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
7 234 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 211 (0.83%) SAP FI
9 200 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
9 200 (0.79%) SAP CO
10 149 (0.59%) SAP MM
11 133 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 125 (0.49%) SAP PP
13 113 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
14 110 (0.43%) HFM
14 110 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
15 96 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
16 91 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
17 90 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 341 (1.35%) SaaS
2 281 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 241 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 141 (0.56%) Office 365
5 114 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (0.26%) PaaS
7 65 (0.26%) IaaS
8 54 (0.21%) GitHub
9 30 (0.12%) Force.com
10 20 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.063%) Yammer
12 13 (0.051%) FinancialForce.com
13 11 (0.043%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.036%) Taleo
15 9 (0.036%) Mimecast
16 8 (0.032%) Google Apps
16 8 (0.032%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
17 7 (0.028%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 914 (3.61%) Firewall
2 643 (2.54%) SAN
3 618 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 590 (2.33%) WAN
5 567 (2.24%) LAN
6 515 (2.03%) Internet
7 512 (2.02%) DNS
8 438 (1.73%) VPN
9 372 (1.47%) Network Security
10 302 (1.19%) VoIP
11 296 (1.17%) DHCP
12 265 (1.05%) Wireless
13 258 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
14 251 (0.99%) BGP
15 217 (0.86%) HTTP
16 215 (0.85%) MPLS
17 207 (0.82%) EIGRP
18 193 (0.76%) Multicast
19 188 (0.74%) OSPF
20 185 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3734 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 1175 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1001 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 891 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 823 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 784 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 672 (2.65%) Big Data
8 662 (2.62%) Oracle Database
9 612 (2.42%) MySQL
10 593 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 463 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 456 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 450 (1.78%) Hadoop
14 410 (1.62%) NoSQL
15 355 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 334 (1.32%) DB2
17 314 (1.24%) QlikView
18 310 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
19 296 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
20 273 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 549 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 536 (2.12%) JIRA
3 489 (1.93%) Subversion
4 430 (1.70%) Selenium
5 423 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 346 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 338 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 326 (1.29%) Maven
9 257 (1.02%) NUnit
10 226 (0.89%) JUnit
11 206 (0.81%) Cucumber
12 190 (0.75%) WebDriver
13 185 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 175 (0.69%) Eclipse
15 159 (0.63%) Moq
16 155 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
17 137 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
18 116 (0.46%) Ant
19 101 (0.40%) MSTest
20 98 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 5832 (23.04%) Banking
2 1835 (7.25%) Retail
3 1748 (6.91%) Investment Banking
4 1498 (5.92%) Front Office
5 1362 (5.38%) Financial Institution
6 1299 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 1163 (4.59%) Marketing
8 939 (3.71%) Legal
9 752 (2.97%) Back Office
10 532 (2.10%) Law
11 444 (1.75%) Manufacturing
12 442 (1.75%) Advertising
13 356 (1.41%) Games
14 297 (1.17%) Retail Banking
15 185 (0.73%) Publishing
16 164 (0.65%) General Ledger
17 147 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 147 (0.58%) Billing
18 125 (0.49%) French Language
19 122 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6374 (25.18%) Developer
2 4889 (19.31%) Analyst
3 2182 (8.62%) Consultant
4 1687 (6.66%) Business Analyst
5 1627 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 1561 (6.17%) Architect
7 1223 (4.83%) Support Analyst
8 1190 (4.70%) Java Developer
9 1183 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 983 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 873 (3.45%) Applications Support
12 869 (3.43%) .NET Developer
13 590 (2.33%) C++ Developer
14 576 (2.28%) Junior
15 572 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 554 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
17 536 (2.12%) Administrator
18 468 (1.85%) Senior Manager
19 443 (1.75%) DBA
20 430 (1.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3120 (12.33%) .NET
2 2107 (8.32%) HTML
3 1367 (5.40%) CSS
4 1304 (5.15%) ASP.NET
5 1120 (4.42%) Web Services
6 1111 (4.39%) XML
7 915 (3.61%) HTML5
8 913 (3.61%) jQuery
9 906 (3.58%) Spring
10 903 (3.57%) WCF
11 699 (2.76%) WPF
12 696 (2.75%) Middleware
13 681 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 638 (2.52%) .NET Framework
15 569 (2.25%) AngularJS
16 557 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
17 435 (1.72%) Ajax
18 420 (1.66%) Hibernate
19 416 (1.64%) J2EE
20 403 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2679 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1889 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 1153 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1010 (3.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1005 (3.97%) Derivative
6 883 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 718 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 702 (2.77%) Fixed Income
9 690 (2.73%) Equities
10 567 (2.24%) User Experience
11 442 (1.75%) Algorithms
12 439 (1.73%) Data Structures
13 432 (1.71%) Blackberry
14 423 (1.67%) Open Source
15 417 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
16 381 (1.51%) Mobile App
17 360 (1.42%) Visualisation
18 336 (1.33%) Data Integration
19 308 (1.22%) Credit Risk
20 295 (1.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3838 (15.16%) Windows
2 2948 (11.65%) Linux
3 2471 (9.76%) UNIX
4 706 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 649 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 509 (2.01%) Solaris
7 441 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 426 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 350 (1.38%) Android
10 334 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 320 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 298 (1.18%) Windows XP
13 194 (0.77%) Windows 8
14 89 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 75 (0.30%) CentOS
16 73 (0.29%) AIX
17 71 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 48 (0.19%) Debian
19 35 (0.14%) Windows 2000
20 32 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5315 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3027 (11.96%) Project Management
3 2068 (8.17%) ITIL
4 2038 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
5 1768 (6.98%) Scrum
6 1656 (6.54%) OO
7 1645 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1599 (6.32%) TDD
9 1505 (5.95%) Analytics
10 1362 (5.38%) MVC
11 1283 (5.07%) Business Analysis
12 1202 (4.75%) PRINCE2
13 1141 (4.51%) Software Engineering
14 1140 (4.50%) Multithreading
15 1011 (3.99%) CRM
16 993 (3.92%) Change Management
17 970 (3.83%) Risk Management
18 952 (3.76%) Mentoring
19 933 (3.69%) ETL
20 931 (3.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6345 (25.07%) SQL
2 4094 (16.17%) Java
3 3537 (13.97%) C#
4 2368 (9.35%) JavaScript
5 1675 (6.62%) C++
6 1321 (5.22%) Python
7 892 (3.52%) Perl
8 772 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 619 (2.45%) PHP
10 608 (2.40%) C
11 561 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 544 (2.15%) VBA
13 471 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 451 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 398 (1.57%) Shell Script
16 296 (1.17%) Ruby
17 279 (1.10%) VB.NET
18 246 (0.97%) Scala
19 239 (0.94%) VB
20 208 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 4453 (17.59%) Degree
2 630 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
3 530 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 504 (1.99%) ISEB
5 471 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 359 (1.42%) CISSP
7 357 (1.41%) CCNA
8 347 (1.37%) CCNP
9 329 (1.30%) PMP
10 327 (1.29%) MCSE
11 287 (1.13%) Security Cleared
12 262 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 206 (0.81%) ACCA
14 194 (0.77%) CIMA
15 188 (0.74%) CISM
16 186 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 184 (0.73%) PhD
18 177 (0.70%) MCP
19 165 (0.65%) ISTQB
20 158 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1497 (5.91%) QA
2 604 (2.39%) SLA
3 276 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 207 (0.82%) COBIT
5 159 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 143 (0.56%) EMIR
7 134 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 113 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 106 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 104 (0.41%) Solvency II
11 81 (0.32%) MiFID
12 72 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 59 (0.23%) Basel III
14 52 (0.21%) CRD IV
14 52 (0.21%) Basel II
15 38 (0.15%) FATCA
16 30 (0.12%) FINREP
17 26 (0.10%) COREP
18 24 (0.095%) GAAP
19 19 (0.075%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1443 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 853 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 223 (0.88%) vSphere
4 203 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 199 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 196 (0.77%) XenApp
7 135 (0.53%) NFS
8 103 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 83 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 82 (0.32%) Xen
11 73 (0.29%) SRDF
12 72 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 71 (0.28%) XenDesktop
14 43 (0.17%) KVM
15 34 (0.13%) Squid
15 34 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 28 (0.11%) vCloud
17 27 (0.11%) HDFS
17 27 (0.11%) XenServer
18 26 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 278 (1.10%) Puppet
2 216 (0.85%) SCCM
3 164 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 145 (0.57%) Nagios
5 139 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 101 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 96 (0.38%) SCOM
8 89 (0.35%) OpenView
9 75 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 71 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 62 (0.24%) Control-M
12 56 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 56 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 47 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 43 (0.17%) WSUS
15 38 (0.15%) CFEngine
16 37 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 29 (0.11%) ZABBIX
18 28 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
18 28 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 3647 (14.41%) Oracle
2 3606 (14.25%) Microsoft
3 1271 (5.02%) Cisco
4 1268 (5.01%) VMware
5 1179 (4.66%) SAP
6 720 (2.84%) Citrix
7 666 (2.63%) IBM
8 656 (2.59%) HP
9 493 (1.95%) Red Hat
10 492 (1.94%) Sybase
11 369 (1.46%) Business Objects
12 348 (1.37%) Cognos
13 343 (1.35%) CheckPoint
14 323 (1.28%) Bloomberg
15 318 (1.26%) Juniper
16 305 (1.20%) NetApp
16 305 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
17 300 (1.19%) TIBCO
18 289 (1.14%) EMC
19 280 (1.11%) Tableau
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent bonus+benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + hedge-fund level bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harnham 1
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Commission + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday