Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,880 1,350 3,619
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 27.49% 31.41% 28.32%
As % of the General category 46.20% 52.04% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 1,221 3,182
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £100,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 4,069 2,594 7,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 59.49% 60.35% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,577 2,261 6,748
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 1,673 £72,500 - 594
West End of London -2 28 £67,000 +5.15% 6
City of Westminster +3 25 £48,685 -23.59%
Southwark -1 11 £72,500 +3.57%
Lambeth +2 9 £56,250 +25.00%
Camden -2 6 £66,250 +208.14% 6
Kensington and Chelsea 0 1 - -
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 563 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (24.04%) SQL
3 417 (22.18%) Azure
4 396 (21.06%) Social Skills
5 367 (19.52%) Python
6 327 (17.39%) Java
7 310 (16.49%) DevOps
8 309 (16.44%) AWS
9 305 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 303 (16.12%) C#
11 294 (15.64%) Banking
12 277 (14.73%) Degree
13 264 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 229 (12.18%) Fintech
15 219 (11.65%) Analytics
15 219 (11.65%) .NET
16 218 (11.60%) JavaScript
17 201 (10.69%) Microservices
18 182 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
19 179 (9.52%) Software Engineering
19 179 (9.52%) React
20 175 (9.31%) Windows
21 173 (9.20%) QA
22 171 (9.10%) Docker
23 170 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
24 166 (8.83%) JIRA
25 162 (8.62%) Test Automation
26 158 (8.40%) Kubernetes
27 153 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
28 152 (8.09%) Project Management

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 94 (5.00%) Confluence
2 66 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.60%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.33%) CMS
6 22 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.80%) Apache Solr
7 15 (0.80%) Drupal
8 13 (0.69%) IIS
9 11 (0.59%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.37%) SAS
13 6 (0.32%) Apache
13 6 (0.32%) nginx
14 5 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.27%) Appian
15 4 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 102 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.32%) Sketch
7 5 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.27%) Figma
7 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) SPSS
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.48%) Elite 3E
2 9 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.27%) FINCAD Analytics
4 5 (0.27%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.21%) BambooHR
5 4 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.16%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.11%) Findur
7 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 417 (22.18%) Azure
2 309 (16.44%) AWS
3 138 (7.34%) Microsoft 365
4 130 (6.91%) Power Platform
5 124 (6.60%) GCP
6 116 (6.17%) Serverless
7 77 (4.10%) SaaS
8 42 (2.23%) PowerApps
9 41 (2.18%) AWS Lambda
10 38 (2.02%) Power Automate
11 33 (1.76%) IaaS
12 31 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.60%) PaaS
14 24 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
15 23 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (1.01%) Azure Logic Apps
17 16 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.80%) Amazon S3
19 14 (0.74%) Slack
20 13 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.18%) Firewall
2 33 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.54%) Network Security
4 28 (1.49%) DNS
5 24 (1.28%) Intranet
6 21 (1.12%) DHCP
6 21 (1.12%) WAN
7 19 (1.01%) Internet
7 19 (1.01%) VPN
8 17 (0.90%) Wireless
9 16 (0.85%) Extranet
10 14 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.59%) FTP
12 9 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (0.48%) LAN
13 8 (0.43%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.43%) VoIP
14 7 (0.37%) HTTP
14 7 (0.37%) Skype
14 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 119 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 114 (6.06%) Power BI
4 101 (5.37%) Relational Database
5 93 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 93 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 82 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (2.87%) Big Data
8 53 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 48 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (2.34%) Data Lake
11 42 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (2.18%) Tableau
13 40 (2.13%) MySQL
14 31 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (1.60%) Hadoop
16 28 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
17 24 (1.28%) Redis
18 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 166 (8.83%) JIRA
2 113 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 108 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 63 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 53 (2.82%) SonarQube
6 35 (1.86%) Selenium
7 30 (1.60%) GitLab
7 30 (1.60%) Maven
8 27 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 22 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 17 (0.90%) Visual Studio
12 16 (0.85%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.80%) Gradle
14 14 (0.74%) NUnit
15 13 (0.69%) webpack
16 12 (0.64%) REST Assured
17 11 (0.59%) SpecFlow
18 9 (0.48%) Jasmine
18 9 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 396 (21.06%) Social Skills
2 294 (15.64%) Banking
3 153 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (5.53%) Front Office
5 88 (4.68%) Marketing
6 84 (4.47%) Financial Institution
7 83 (4.41%) Advertising
8 72 (3.83%) Presentation Skills
9 68 (3.62%) Influencing Skills
9 68 (3.62%) Investment Banking
10 67 (3.56%) Legal
11 51 (2.71%) Retail
12 47 (2.50%) Law
13 44 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
14 42 (2.23%) Public Sector
15 40 (2.13%) Telecoms
16 39 (2.07%) Back Office
17 36 (1.91%) Games
18 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
19 23 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 557 (29.63%) Developer
2 307 (16.33%) Analyst
3 153 (8.14%) Senior Developer
4 140 (7.45%) Java Developer
5 100 (5.32%) Architect
6 98 (5.21%) C# Developer
7 97 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 93 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 78 (4.15%) .NET Developer
10 64 (3.40%) Consultant
10 64 (3.40%) Python Developer
11 63 (3.35%) Technical Leader
12 55 (2.93%) Data Engineer
13 53 (2.82%) Support Analyst
14 51 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
15 50 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
16 44 (2.34%) IT Analyst
17 41 (2.18%) Data Analyst
18 39 (2.07%) Full Stack Developer
18 39 (2.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (11.65%) .NET
2 179 (9.52%) React
3 144 (7.66%) AngularJS
4 141 (7.50%) HTML
5 131 (6.97%) CSS
6 118 (6.28%) Web Services
7 115 (6.12%) Node.js
8 87 (4.63%) Kafka
9 79 (4.20%) Spring
10 77 (4.10%) ASP.NET
11 68 (3.62%) jQuery
12 64 (3.40%) HTML5
13 59 (3.14%) REST
14 58 (3.09%) .NET Core
15 56 (2.98%) OAuth
16 49 (2.61%) OpenID
16 49 (2.61%) Spring Boot
17 47 (2.50%) OAuth2
18 46 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
19 43 (2.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.04%) Management Information System
2 71 (3.78%) Derivative
3 67 (3.56%) Equities
4 57 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 52 (2.77%) User Experience
6 50 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 49 (2.61%) Hedge funds
8 45 (2.39%) Algorithms
9 44 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
10 37 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (1.60%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.54%) Fixed Income
14 23 (1.22%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.12%) Blackberry
15 21 (1.12%) Reference Data
16 20 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 19 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
17 19 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
18 16 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 175 (9.31%) Windows
2 148 (7.87%) Linux
3 93 (4.95%) Unix
4 62 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.81%) Android
6 32 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 21 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.90%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.59%) CentOS
14 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (16.49%) DevOps
3 229 (12.18%) Fintech
4 219 (11.65%) Analytics
5 201 (10.69%) Microservices
6 182 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 179 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 170 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
9 162 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 152 (8.09%) Project Management
11 127 (6.76%) Full Stack Development
11 127 (6.76%) Scrum
12 126 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 124 (6.60%) TDD
14 120 (6.38%) ITIL
15 118 (6.28%) Coaching
16 117 (6.22%) SDLC
17 114 (6.06%) Information Security
18 105 (5.59%) Business Analysis
19 103 (5.48%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 452 (24.04%) SQL
2 367 (19.52%) Python
3 327 (17.39%) Java
4 303 (16.12%) C#
5 218 (11.60%) JavaScript
6 112 (5.96%) TypeScript
7 107 (5.69%) C++
8 79 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.66%) Java 8
10 40 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 35 (1.86%) PHP
12 34 (1.81%) C
12 34 (1.81%) R
13 31 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 31 (1.65%) VBA
14 30 (1.60%) Scala
15 25 (1.33%) ES6
15 25 (1.33%) VB
16 24 (1.28%) Go
17 15 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 277 (14.73%) Degree
2 77 (4.10%) Master's Degree
3 55 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (2.66%) CISSP
5 37 (1.97%) CISM
6 27 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 24 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.12%) CISA
9 13 (0.69%) PhD
10 12 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.53%) CSPO
12 10 (0.53%) PMP
13 9 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.37%) CCNP
14 7 (0.37%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.37%) OSCP
15 6 (0.32%) ACCA
15 6 (0.32%) CRISC
15 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (9.20%) QA
2 91 (4.84%) GDPR
3 48 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 46 (2.45%) Data Quality
5 32 (1.70%) NIST
6 26 (1.38%) PMO
7 25 (1.33%) SLA
8 19 (1.01%) COBIT
8 19 (1.01%) MiFID
9 17 (0.90%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.64%) Accessibility
10 12 (0.64%) EMIR
11 11 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.59%) GRC
11 11 (0.59%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.32%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
15 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
15 3 (0.16%) IFRS
System Software
1 171 (9.10%) Docker
2 83 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.96%) vSphere
5 10 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.53%) XenApp
6 9 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.11%) Xen
11 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.053%) HDFS
11 1 (0.053%) NFS
11 1 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 158 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 56 (2.98%) Terraform
3 53 (2.82%) Ansible
4 32 (1.70%) SCCM
5 17 (0.90%) FortiGate
6 16 (0.85%) Puppet
7 12 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.43%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.37%) Perfmon
9 7 (0.37%) SCOM
9 7 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.32%) Grafana
10 6 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.27%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 305 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.07%) Oracle
3 79 (4.20%) Cisco
4 58 (3.09%) SAP
5 53 (2.82%) Google
6 50 (2.66%) VMware
7 32 (1.70%) SolarWinds
8 29 (1.54%) Apple
9 28 (1.49%) Citrix
10 26 (1.38%) Bloomberg
11 23 (1.22%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.17%) Fortinet
13 20 (1.06%) Fidessa
14 18 (0.96%) Adobe
14 18 (0.96%) Workday
15 17 (0.90%) Databricks
15 17 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.85%) ServiceNow
17 15 (0.80%) Alteryx
18 14 (0.74%) Reuters