Period
to

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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,215 1,744 2,638
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 26.85% 28.40% 29.53%
As % of the General category 42.88% 46.62% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,732 1,528 2,268
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £111,250 £108,750 £106,250
London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 5,165 3,741 5,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 62.60% 60.93% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,060 3,314 4,754
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,875 £102,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +6.30%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -1 2,046 £75,000 - 403
West End of London +8 33 £80,000 -23.81% 7
Lambeth +1 21 £42,000 -16.00%
City of Westminster -1 20 £77,500 +3.33%
Southwark -6 9 £90,000 +14.29%
Camden -4 8 £95,000 +24.59% 7
Kensington and Chelsea -3 3 £30,000 -53.85%
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 694 (31.33%) Agile
2 478 (21.58%) Social Skills
3 468 (21.13%) SQL
4 458 (20.68%) Azure
5 386 (17.43%) Java
6 363 (16.39%) Python
6 363 (16.39%) AWS
7 335 (15.12%) Microsoft
8 322 (14.54%) Banking
9 316 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 312 (14.09%) DevOps
11 299 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
12 260 (11.74%) Degree
13 248 (11.20%) SQL Server
14 244 (11.02%) Project Management
15 236 (10.65%) Scrum
16 228 (10.29%) C#
17 227 (10.25%) Windows
18 210 (9.48%) Risk Management
19 209 (9.44%) Microservices
20 208 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
20 208 (9.39%) Software Engineering
21 206 (9.30%) Fintech
22 204 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
23 203 (9.16%) Analytics
24 193 (8.71%) JIRA
25 182 (8.22%) JavaScript
25 182 (8.22%) CI/CD
26 171 (7.72%) Test Automation
27 165 (7.45%) Advertising

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
1 127 (5.73%) Confluence
2 62 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.49%) SAS
4 30 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (0.99%) IIS
8 14 (0.63%) Apache
9 12 (0.54%) CMS
9 12 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.45%) Jetty
11 8 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 7 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.27%) JBoss
14 5 (0.23%) TPMS
15 4 (0.18%) Appian
15 4 (0.18%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.090%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 129 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.32%) Sketch
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.18%) Maple
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.045%) SPSS
9 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.41%) SAP MDG
3 7 (0.32%) SAP Retail
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.23%) Summit
4 5 (0.23%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.14%) Alphatax
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 458 (20.68%) Azure
2 363 (16.39%) AWS
3 141 (6.37%) Power Platform
4 135 (6.09%) Microsoft 365
5 102 (4.60%) GCP
6 84 (3.79%) SaaS
7 77 (3.48%) Serverless
8 54 (2.44%) PaaS
9 36 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (1.49%) Snowflake
11 32 (1.44%) IaaS
12 26 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 25 (1.13%) OneDrive
14 23 (1.04%) OpenShift
15 21 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (0.90%) Lucidchart
16 20 (0.90%) PowerApps
17 18 (0.81%) GitHub
17 18 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 17 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.07%) Firewall
2 31 (1.40%) DNS
3 27 (1.22%) LAN
4 24 (1.08%) VPN
5 22 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.99%) WAN
6 20 (0.90%) Internet
7 19 (0.86%) DHCP
7 19 (0.86%) VoIP
7 19 (0.86%) WebEx
8 18 (0.81%) HTTP
9 16 (0.72%) Network Security
10 9 (0.41%) Wireless
11 8 (0.36%) NAS
11 8 (0.36%) NX-OS
12 7 (0.32%) Intranet
12 7 (0.32%) SD-WAN
13 6 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (0.23%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 137 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 106 (4.79%) Power BI
4 92 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 87 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 84 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 67 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (2.53%) Tableau
10 50 (2.26%) Big Data
11 48 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 43 (1.94%) Data Lake
13 42 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 35 (1.58%) Hadoop
15 32 (1.44%) Metadata
16 31 (1.40%) MySQL
17 24 (1.08%) Redis
18 23 (1.04%) RDBMS
19 20 (0.90%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 193 (8.71%) JIRA
2 163 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 83 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 46 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 39 (1.76%) Maven
6 35 (1.58%) SonarQube
7 33 (1.49%) Selenium
8 28 (1.26%) GitLab
9 26 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 24 (1.08%) JUnit
11 23 (1.04%) Bitbucket
12 22 (0.99%) Visual Studio
13 21 (0.95%) Gradle
14 19 (0.86%) webpack
15 17 (0.77%) Subversion
16 16 (0.72%) Artifactory
16 16 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (0.72%) TeamCity
16 16 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
17 15 (0.68%) Mockito
General
1 478 (21.58%) Social Skills
2 322 (14.54%) Banking
3 204 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 165 (7.45%) Advertising
5 130 (5.87%) Legal
6 125 (5.64%) Financial Institution
7 103 (4.65%) Marketing
8 101 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 93 (4.20%) Presentation Skills
10 81 (3.66%) Law
11 71 (3.21%) Public Sector
12 67 (3.02%) Retail
13 61 (2.75%) Investment Banking
14 51 (2.30%) Telecoms
15 47 (2.12%) Front Office
16 46 (2.08%) Manufacturing
17 42 (1.90%) Electronics
18 41 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
19 36 (1.63%) Back Office
20 28 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 419 (18.92%) Analyst
2 401 (18.10%) Developer
3 134 (6.05%) Business Analyst
4 120 (5.42%) Architect
5 111 (5.01%) Senior Developer
6 108 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 89 (4.02%) Java Developer
8 71 (3.21%) Consultant
9 59 (2.66%) Development Manager
10 51 (2.30%) Data Analyst
11 50 (2.26%) .NET Developer
11 50 (2.26%) Technical Leader
12 49 (2.21%) C# Developer
13 46 (2.08%) IT Analyst
13 46 (2.08%) IT Manager
13 46 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
13 46 (2.08%) Support Engineer
14 45 (2.03%) Scrum Master
14 45 (2.03%) Systems Analyst
15 43 (1.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (6.23%) .NET
2 115 (5.19%) React
3 92 (4.15%) HTML
3 92 (4.15%) Kafka
4 89 (4.02%) Node.js
5 75 (3.39%) Spring
6 73 (3.30%) XML
7 71 (3.21%) REST
8 69 (3.12%) AngularJS
9 61 (2.75%) JSON
10 59 (2.66%) CSS
11 56 (2.53%) Web Services
12 54 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
13 53 (2.39%) Spring Boot
14 41 (1.85%) RESTful
15 40 (1.81%) HTML5
16 39 (1.76%) ASP.NET
17 35 (1.58%) .NET Core
18 32 (1.44%) .NET Framework
19 26 (1.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 95 (4.29%) User Experience
2 77 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 69 (3.12%) Hedge funds
4 65 (2.93%) Algorithms
5 58 (2.62%) Cyberattack
5 58 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
6 56 (2.53%) Derivative
7 54 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 52 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 51 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.99%) Reinsurance
11 41 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.81%) Data Structures
12 40 (1.81%) Equities
12 40 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
13 39 (1.76%) Cyber Defence
14 37 (1.67%) Blockchain
15 35 (1.58%) Fixed Income
16 34 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
17 30 (1.35%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 227 (10.25%) Windows
2 162 (7.31%) Linux
3 62 (2.80%) Unix
3 62 (2.80%) Windows 10
4 45 (2.03%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.85%) Mac OS
6 22 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.90%) Android
8 19 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.14%) HPUX
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.090%) Solaris
13 2 (0.090%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.045%) AIX
14 1 (0.045%) CentOS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (31.33%) Agile
2 316 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 312 (14.09%) DevOps
4 299 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
5 244 (11.02%) Project Management
6 236 (10.65%) Scrum
7 210 (9.48%) Risk Management
8 209 (9.44%) Microservices
9 208 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
9 208 (9.39%) Software Engineering
10 206 (9.30%) Fintech
11 203 (9.16%) Analytics
12 182 (8.22%) CI/CD
13 171 (7.72%) Test Automation
14 164 (7.40%) Business Analysis
15 163 (7.36%) Data Modelling
16 155 (7.00%) Mentoring
17 141 (6.37%) Change Management
18 137 (6.19%) Project Delivery
19 134 (6.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 468 (21.13%) SQL
2 386 (17.43%) Java
3 363 (16.39%) Python
4 228 (10.29%) C#
5 182 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 140 (6.32%) C++
7 83 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 75 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 64 (2.89%) TypeScript
10 51 (2.30%) Bash
11 49 (2.21%) VBA
12 38 (1.72%) Perl
13 34 (1.53%) C
14 29 (1.31%) Ruby
15 27 (1.22%) Scala
16 22 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.81%) R
18 12 (0.54%) ES6
18 12 (0.54%) Groovy
19 10 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 260 (11.74%) Degree
2 89 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (2.62%) CISSP
4 41 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 40 (1.81%) Master's Degree
6 24 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
7 22 (0.99%) CISA
7 22 (0.99%) CISM
7 22 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 18 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.81%) PhD
10 17 (0.77%) CRISC
11 14 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.54%) PMP
13 11 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.50%) CCNA
13 11 (0.50%) CCNP
14 10 (0.45%) GIAC
14 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.77%) QA
2 89 (4.02%) Data Quality
3 65 (2.93%) GDPR
4 41 (1.85%) PMO
5 31 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.35%) SLA
7 24 (1.08%) Accessibility
8 22 (0.99%) MiFID
9 18 (0.81%) NIST
10 17 (0.77%) EMIR
11 13 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.50%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.41%) COBIT
14 7 (0.32%) GRC
14 7 (0.32%) IFRS
14 7 (0.32%) NCSC
15 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
16 4 (0.18%) IFRS 9
16 4 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
17 2 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 129 (5.82%) Docker
2 110 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 46 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (0.77%) XenApp
6 11 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.45%) Firmware
8 8 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.14%) vSphere
11 2 (0.090%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.090%) zsh
12 1 (0.045%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.045%) KVM
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 153 (6.91%) Kubernetes
2 69 (3.12%) Terraform
3 41 (1.85%) Ansible
4 29 (1.31%) SCCM
5 15 (0.68%) Puppet
6 13 (0.59%) Kibana
6 13 (0.59%) logstash
7 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 10 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.18%) Nagios
13 3 (0.14%) Control-M
13 3 (0.14%) Grafana
13 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.14%) VxRail
14 2 (0.090%) Kubeflow
14 2 (0.090%) SCOM
Vendors
1 335 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 144 (6.50%) Oracle
3 87 (3.93%) VMware
4 77 (3.48%) SAP
5 73 (3.30%) Apple
6 53 (2.39%) Google
7 50 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 44 (1.99%) Citrix
9 43 (1.94%) Atlassian
10 40 (1.81%) Cisco
11 35 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
12 34 (1.53%) Workday
13 32 (1.44%) ServiceNow
14 30 (1.35%) Databricks
15 29 (1.31%) IBM
16 21 (0.95%) Sybase
17 20 (0.90%) Informatica
18 18 (0.81%) Adobe
18 18 (0.81%) HP
19 16 (0.72%) Juniper