Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,589 4,340 5,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.56% 35.28% 33.90%
As % of the General category 63.77% 64.56% 58.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,128 3,859 4,588
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,196 6,722 8,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 51.05% 54.65% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,433 5,999 7,904
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Central London

Finance
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Central London.

Salary trend for Finance in Central London

Finance
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Central London over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Central London

Finance
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 3,897 £65,000 +4.84% 718
West End of London -3 115 £55,000 - 79
City of Westminster +5 53 £70,000 - 1
Southwark +2 25 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Camden +6 18 £77,500 +63.16%
Kensington and Chelsea +2 7 £45,000 +2.27%
Lambeth +2 3 - - 1
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1,307 (28.48%) SQL
2 1,295 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 891 (19.42%) Java
4 847 (18.46%) Microsoft
5 821 (17.89%) Banking
6 763 (16.63%) C#
7 740 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 708 (15.43%) Degree
9 682 (14.86%) .NET
10 660 (14.38%) Windows
11 591 (12.88%) JavaScript
12 551 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
13 541 (11.79%) Fintech
14 535 (11.66%) Linux
15 527 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
16 472 (10.29%) Python
17 462 (10.07%) Project Management
18 423 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 421 (9.17%) TDD
20 408 (8.89%) DevOps
21 382 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
22 360 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
23 354 (7.71%) CSS
24 353 (7.69%) Computer Science
25 347 (7.56%) Oracle
26 332 (7.23%) Scrum
27 330 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
28 322 (7.02%) Test Automation
29 320 (6.97%) Front Office
30 319 (6.95%) HTML

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 140 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 102 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 80 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 67 (1.46%) IIS
5 55 (1.20%) Confluence
6 38 (0.83%) CMS
6 38 (0.83%) Ethereum
7 35 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 33 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 28 (0.61%) SAS
11 26 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 22 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 21 (0.46%) JBoss
14 20 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (0.44%) Mule
15 18 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 257 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 232 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 55 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.15%) SPSS
9 4 (0.087%) InDesign
10 2 (0.044%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.022%) EViews
11 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.022%) InVision
11 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 93 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 23 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 23 (0.50%) thinkFolio
7 22 (0.48%) Front Arena
8 18 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.26%) Ripple
10 11 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 10 (0.22%) SAP SD
12 9 (0.20%) DocuMatrix
12 9 (0.20%) Relativity
12 9 (0.20%) Ringtail
12 9 (0.20%) SAP MM
13 8 (0.17%) Elite 3E
13 8 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
13 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 423 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 382 (8.32%) Amazon AWS
3 149 (3.25%) Office 365
4 134 (2.92%) SaaS
5 80 (1.74%) GitHub
6 60 (1.31%) PaaS
7 53 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.83%) IaaS
9 37 (0.81%) OpenShift
10 31 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
11 25 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
12 24 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (0.46%) Slack
15 19 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.37%) Serverless
17 13 (0.28%) Mimecast
18 12 (0.26%) NuGet
18 12 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 235 (5.12%) Firewall
2 121 (2.64%) DNS
3 112 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 92 (2.00%) WAN
5 88 (1.92%) LAN
6 78 (1.70%) DHCP
6 78 (1.70%) VPN
7 77 (1.68%) Internet
8 59 (1.29%) Network Security
9 51 (1.11%) Skype
10 46 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (0.92%) SAN
12 37 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 31 (0.68%) SNMP
15 30 (0.65%) BGP
15 30 (0.65%) Wireless
16 28 (0.61%) Multicast
16 28 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 276 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 266 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 216 (4.71%) Big Data
5 212 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 152 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 129 (2.81%) Power BI
8 126 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 123 (2.68%) NoSQL
10 109 (2.38%) MySQL
11 103 (2.24%) Blockchain
12 94 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (1.50%) Hadoop
14 68 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
15 67 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
16 61 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
17 59 (1.29%) Data Lake
18 55 (1.20%) MongoDB
18 55 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 50 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 222 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 194 (4.23%) Jenkins
3 157 (3.42%) Maven
4 144 (3.14%) JIRA
5 140 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 105 (2.29%) Subversion
7 100 (2.18%) Visual Studio
8 98 (2.14%) Selenium
9 63 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 61 (1.33%) Gradle
11 60 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 56 (1.22%) Cucumber
13 51 (1.11%) JUnit
14 37 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
15 36 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
16 35 (0.76%) NUnit
17 31 (0.68%) Eclipse
17 31 (0.68%) SpecFlow
18 30 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 26 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 821 (17.89%) Banking
2 320 (6.97%) Front Office
3 282 (6.15%) Advertising
4 191 (4.16%) Financial Institution
5 173 (3.77%) Retail
6 157 (3.42%) Law
7 155 (3.38%) Legal
8 139 (3.03%) Investment Banking
9 123 (2.68%) Back Office
10 93 (2.03%) Marketing
11 78 (1.70%) Telecoms
12 47 (1.02%) General Ledger
13 34 (0.74%) French Language
14 31 (0.68%) Games
15 28 (0.61%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.39%) Publishing
17 17 (0.37%) Billing
18 16 (0.35%) Spanish Language
19 13 (0.28%) International Banking
20 12 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,450 (31.60%) Developer
2 796 (17.35%) Analyst
3 424 (9.24%) Java Developer
4 283 (6.17%) Senior Developer
5 250 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 234 (5.10%) Business Analyst
7 230 (5.01%) Project Manager
8 228 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 222 (4.84%) Architect
10 213 (4.64%) Consultant
11 187 (4.07%) SQL Developer
12 162 (3.53%) Applications Support
13 139 (3.03%) Support Analyst
14 133 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
15 121 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
16 118 (2.57%) Support Engineer
17 111 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 108 (2.35%) Junior
19 106 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
20 101 (2.20%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (14.86%) .NET
2 354 (7.71%) CSS
3 319 (6.95%) HTML
4 270 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 231 (5.03%) Web Services
6 220 (4.79%) ASP.NET
7 209 (4.55%) Spring
8 191 (4.16%) React
9 190 (4.14%) XML
10 188 (4.10%) jQuery
11 137 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 136 (2.96%) HTML5
13 135 (2.94%) REST
14 122 (2.66%) RESTful
15 113 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 107 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 104 (2.27%) Node.js
18 96 (2.09%) Kafka
19 95 (2.07%) WCF
20 89 (1.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 551 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 541 (11.79%) Fintech
3 353 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 234 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 211 (4.60%) Derivative
6 191 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 184 (4.01%) Hedge funds
8 162 (3.53%) User Experience
9 154 (3.36%) Management Information System
10 149 (3.25%) Fixed Income
11 140 (3.05%) Mobile App
12 115 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
13 109 (2.38%) Equities
14 108 (2.35%) Data Structures
15 98 (2.14%) Data Centre
16 91 (1.98%) Algorithms
17 76 (1.66%) Reinsurance
18 50 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
19 43 (0.94%) Market Risk
19 43 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 660 (14.38%) Windows
2 535 (11.66%) Linux
3 292 (6.36%) Unix
4 220 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 94 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 87 (1.90%) Windows 10
8 78 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (1.50%) Android
10 66 (1.44%) Apple iOS
11 30 (0.65%) CentOS
12 21 (0.46%) Solaris
13 17 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.35%) AIX
14 16 (0.35%) HPUX
15 14 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.26%) VMS
17 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,295 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 527 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
3 462 (10.07%) Project Management
4 421 (9.17%) TDD
5 408 (8.89%) DevOps
6 360 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 332 (7.23%) Scrum
8 330 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
9 322 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 317 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 296 (6.45%) Analytics
12 293 (6.38%) MVC
13 289 (6.30%) Microservices
13 289 (6.30%) Software Engineering
14 284 (6.19%) Business Analysis
15 263 (5.73%) OO
16 257 (5.60%) ITIL
17 255 (5.56%) SDLC
18 229 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
19 218 (4.75%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,307 (28.48%) SQL
2 891 (19.42%) Java
3 763 (16.63%) C#
4 591 (12.88%) JavaScript
5 472 (10.29%) Python
6 285 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 249 (5.43%) C++
8 238 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 179 (3.90%) Java 8
10 136 (2.96%) VBA
11 130 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 130 (2.83%) Scala
12 100 (2.18%) Perl
13 79 (1.72%) R
14 72 (1.57%) C
15 68 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 62 (1.35%) Ruby
17 61 (1.33%) PL/SQL
18 56 (1.22%) ES6
18 56 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 708 (15.43%) Degree
2 160 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 151 (3.29%) CISSP
4 109 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (1.96%) CCNP
6 83 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (1.44%) CISM
8 64 (1.39%) CCIE
9 52 (1.13%) ISEB
9 52 (1.13%) PMI Certification
10 44 (0.96%) PMP
11 42 (0.92%) MCSE
12 39 (0.85%) CISA
13 36 (0.78%) CEH
14 35 (0.76%) ISTQB
15 30 (0.65%) GIAC
16 29 (0.63%) CCNA
16 29 (0.63%) PhD
17 28 (0.61%) Master's Degree
18 24 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (5.91%) QA
2 124 (2.70%) PMO
3 109 (2.38%) GDPR
4 81 (1.77%) MiFID
5 67 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 65 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 47 (1.02%) SLA
8 29 (0.63%) EMIR
9 22 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
10 20 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
11 19 (0.41%) COBIT
12 15 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 11 (0.24%) FATCA
14 10 (0.22%) SEPA
15 9 (0.20%) ISO 20022
15 9 (0.20%) PCI DSS
15 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 6 (0.13%) ISO 8583
18 4 (0.087%) IFRS
System Software
1 315 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 177 (3.86%) Docker
3 130 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.63%) vSphere
8 26 (0.57%) XenApp
9 21 (0.46%) Snort
10 20 (0.44%) HDFS
11 18 (0.39%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 8 (0.17%) XenServer
15 7 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
17 4 (0.087%) VirtualBox
18 3 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
18 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 142 (3.09%) Ansible
2 111 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 107 (2.33%) Puppet
4 85 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 77 (1.68%) SCCM
6 44 (0.96%) Terraform
7 39 (0.85%) SCOM
8 24 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (0.50%) Nagios
9 23 (0.50%) vCenter Server
10 21 (0.46%) OSSEC
11 20 (0.44%) Kibana
12 16 (0.35%) Mesos
13 14 (0.31%) vRealize
14 12 (0.26%) Grafana
14 12 (0.26%) logstash
14 12 (0.26%) WSUS
15 10 (0.22%) FortiGate
16 9 (0.20%) Oozie
16 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 847 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 347 (7.56%) Oracle
3 208 (4.53%) VMware
4 186 (4.05%) Cisco
5 116 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 102 (2.22%) Citrix
7 99 (2.16%) SAP
8 97 (2.11%) Tableau
9 91 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 89 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 75 (1.63%) Google
12 60 (1.31%) F5
13 55 (1.20%) Splunk
14 52 (1.13%) Bloomberg
15 49 (1.07%) Nintex
16 48 (1.05%) IBM
16 48 (1.05%) TIBCO
17 46 (1.00%) Palo Alto
18 43 (0.94%) ServiceNow
19 40 (0.87%) Reuters