Period
to 19 October 2020

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 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,299 3,533 4,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 31.35% 28.04% 32.55%
As % of the General category 62.78% 58.91% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,293 3,177 4,238
Median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% +5.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £99,250 £97,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 2,069 5,997 7,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.93% 47.59% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,828 5,190 6,541
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,927 £37,475 £35,500
90th Percentile £104,125 £96,250 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Central London

Finance
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Central London.

Salary trend for Finance in Central London

Finance
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Central London over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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 19 October 2020. 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 +1 1,187 £70,000 - 312
West End of London -1 13 £61,858 -4.83% 6
Southwark +6 12 £70,000 -6.67%
City of Westminster 0 10 £63,716 +47.35% 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 4 £56,514 -
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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.

1 390 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (20.25%) SQL
3 248 (19.09%) Azure
4 234 (18.01%) Python
5 232 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 228 (17.55%) Java
7 216 (16.63%) DevOps
8 183 (14.09%) AWS
8 183 (14.09%) Fintech
9 182 (14.01%) Banking
10 172 (13.24%) C#
11 166 (12.78%) JavaScript
12 165 (12.70%) .NET
13 153 (11.78%) Windows
13 153 (11.78%) Degree
14 151 (11.62%) SQL Server
15 147 (11.32%) Microservices
16 139 (10.70%) Linux
17 115 (8.85%) TDD
17 115 (8.85%) React
18 113 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
19 108 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
20 107 (8.24%) Scrum
21 105 (8.08%) Software Engineering
22 104 (8.01%) Analytics
23 98 (7.54%) Computer Science
24 97 (7.47%) CSS
25 95 (7.31%) AngularJS
26 94 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
27 92 (7.08%) Kubernetes

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 33 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.39%) Confluence
3 28 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (1.00%) Apache
6 11 (0.85%) IIS
7 8 (0.62%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 8 (0.62%) SAS
7 8 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.54%) Mendix
9 6 (0.46%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.31%) CMS
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.31%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.15%) JBoss
12 2 (0.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.54%) Figma
5 7 (0.54%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.077%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) Sketch
8 1 (0.077%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 22 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.85%) Siebel CRM
4 10 (0.77%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.23%) Actimize
6 3 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle AGIS
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.15%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 248 (19.09%) Azure
2 183 (14.09%) AWS
3 79 (6.08%) SaaS
4 71 (5.47%) Power Platform
5 56 (4.31%) Office 365
6 51 (3.93%) GCP
7 43 (3.31%) PaaS
8 22 (1.69%) IaaS
9 21 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (1.23%) OpenShift
11 15 (1.15%) Serverless
12 13 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.92%) npm
14 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.85%) GitHub
15 10 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.46%) Apigee
17 6 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 84 (6.47%) Firewall
2 47 (3.62%) DNS
3 45 (3.46%) WAN
4 43 (3.31%) Network Security
5 41 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 37 (2.85%) BGP
6 37 (2.85%) DHCP
6 37 (2.85%) Multicast
6 37 (2.85%) OSPF
7 30 (2.31%) VPN
8 29 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (2.16%) NX-OS
10 23 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (1.46%) MPLS
14 17 (1.31%) Unified Communications
14 17 (1.31%) Wireless
15 16 (1.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.00%) Power BI
3 47 (3.62%) Big Data
4 42 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (2.77%) MongoDB
7 33 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.39%) Data Lake
9 28 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.92%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (1.69%) MySQL
13 21 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (1.15%) Redis
16 13 (1.00%) Blockchain
17 11 (0.85%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 83 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 68 (5.23%) JIRA
3 65 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 23 (1.77%) webpack
5 16 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.85%) GitLab
6 11 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (0.85%) Subversion
6 11 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.62%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.62%) Gradle
8 8 (0.62%) Maven
9 7 (0.54%) IntelliJ
9 7 (0.54%) JUnit
10 6 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 182 (14.01%) Banking
2 65 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 50 (3.85%) Front Office
3 50 (3.85%) Retail
4 45 (3.46%) Marketing
5 43 (3.31%) Advertising
6 39 (3.00%) Law
7 33 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.31%) Public Sector
9 28 (2.16%) Legal
9 28 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 24 (1.85%) Back Office
12 22 (1.69%) Electronics
13 20 (1.54%) Manufacturing
14 17 (1.31%) Italian Language
15 13 (1.00%) Games
16 7 (0.54%) French Language
17 6 (0.46%) Billing
18 5 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 379 (29.18%) Developer
2 195 (15.01%) Analyst
3 81 (6.24%) Senior Developer
4 66 (5.08%) Java Developer
5 61 (4.70%) Architect
6 52 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 51 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 44 (3.39%) Business Analyst
8 44 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 43 (3.31%) Support Analyst
10 42 (3.23%) Network Engineer
11 41 (3.16%) Java Engineer
12 40 (3.08%) Applications Support
13 39 (3.00%) C# Developer
14 36 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (2.39%) Senior Network Engineer
16 30 (2.31%) .NET Developer
17 28 (2.16%) Python Developer
17 28 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
18 27 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (12.70%) .NET
2 115 (8.85%) React
3 97 (7.47%) CSS
4 95 (7.31%) AngularJS
5 87 (6.70%) HTML
6 65 (5.00%) .NET Core
7 62 (4.77%) REST
8 61 (4.70%) ASP.NET
9 55 (4.23%) Web Services
10 51 (3.93%) Node.js
11 46 (3.54%) Redux
12 45 (3.46%) HTML5
13 42 (3.23%) RESTful
14 40 (3.08%) .NET Framework
15 38 (2.93%) JSON
16 37 (2.85%) Vue.js
17 33 (2.54%) Sass
18 32 (2.46%) jQuery
18 32 (2.46%) Spring
19 25 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (6.16%) User Experience
4 68 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 60 (4.62%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 33 (2.54%) Derivative
7 33 (2.54%) Equities
8 32 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.23%) Algorithms
9 29 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.54%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.39%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.23%) Market Risk
14 12 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.85%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.77%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.77%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 153 (11.78%) Windows
2 139 (10.70%) Linux
3 52 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 45 (3.46%) Unix
5 42 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (1.31%) Android
7 17 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 12 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.62%) CentOS
11 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.38%) Fedora
12 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.31%) Debian
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (16.63%) DevOps
3 183 (14.09%) Fintech
4 147 (11.32%) Microservices
5 115 (8.85%) TDD
6 113 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 108 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
8 107 (8.24%) Scrum
9 105 (8.08%) Software Engineering
10 104 (8.01%) Analytics
11 98 (7.54%) Computer Science
12 92 (7.08%) ITIL
12 92 (7.08%) SDLC
13 90 (6.93%) Risk Management
14 89 (6.85%) Information Security
15 88 (6.77%) Project Management
16 82 (6.31%) Project Delivery
17 80 (6.16%) Test Automation
18 70 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (5.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 263 (20.25%) SQL
2 234 (18.01%) Python
3 228 (17.55%) Java
4 172 (13.24%) C#
5 166 (12.78%) JavaScript
6 69 (5.31%) PowerShell
7 39 (3.00%) TypeScript
8 36 (2.77%) C++
9 34 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.16%) Ruby
11 26 (2.00%) R
11 26 (2.00%) Scala
12 25 (1.92%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.92%) Java 8
13 23 (1.77%) ES6
14 21 (1.62%) Go
15 20 (1.54%) Perl
16 18 (1.39%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.39%) VBA
17 16 (1.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 153 (11.78%) Degree
2 49 (3.77%) CISSP
3 47 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (2.69%) CISM
6 28 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.92%) CISA
7 25 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 23 (1.77%) CCNP
9 22 (1.69%) PhD
10 17 (1.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 15 (1.15%) PMP
12 14 (1.08%) ISEB
13 10 (0.77%) CCSP
13 10 (0.77%) CSSLP
14 8 (0.62%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.46%) ACCA
15 6 (0.46%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.38%) CIMA
16 5 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (2.46%) NIST
2 32 (2.46%) QA
3 28 (2.16%) GDPR
4 20 (1.54%) SLA
5 16 (1.23%) MiFID
6 15 (1.15%) EMIR
7 10 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.69%) PMO
9 8 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (0.62%) IFRS
10 6 (0.46%) COBIT
11 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.23%) FATCA
13 3 (0.23%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 82 (6.31%) Docker
2 77 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.54%) XenApp
5 7 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.077%) Firmware
9 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.077%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (7.08%) Kubernetes
2 77 (5.93%) Ansible
3 64 (4.93%) Terraform
4 55 (4.23%) Puppet
5 27 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.54%) SCCM
7 16 (1.23%) QRadar
8 13 (1.00%) Control-M
8 13 (1.00%) Nagios
9 12 (0.92%) Grafana
9 12 (0.92%) WSUS
10 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.62%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.31%) Istio
12 4 (0.31%) Salt
12 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.23%) SCOM
13 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.15%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 232 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.85%) Cisco
3 75 (5.77%) Oracle
4 45 (3.46%) CheckPoint
5 44 (3.39%) VMware
6 36 (2.77%) Tableau
7 34 (2.62%) Splunk
8 32 (2.46%) Databricks
9 31 (2.39%) Palo Alto
10 29 (2.23%) SAP
11 28 (2.16%) Google
11 28 (2.16%) Infoblox
12 26 (2.00%) IBM
13 25 (1.92%) Citrix
14 23 (1.77%) ServiceNow
15 21 (1.62%) F5
15 21 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (1.31%) Remedy
16 17 (1.31%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.08%) HP