Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,172 5,005 4,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 30.96% 35.05% 33.54%
As % of the General category 62.96% 62.96% 59.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,761 4,419 4,216
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,125
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 6,626 7,949 7,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.17% 55.67% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5,919 6,986 7,152
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,250 £95,000 £93,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -1 3,496 £65,000 +4.84% 672
West End of London -2 90 £55,000 -
City of Westminster +7 53 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Camden 0 17 £77,500 +63.16%
Southwark -10 12 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Kensington and Chelsea 0 6 £45,000 -51.35%
Lambeth +3 4 - -
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,175 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,110 (26.61%) SQL
3 829 (19.87%) Java
4 774 (18.55%) Banking
5 746 (17.88%) Microsoft
6 653 (15.65%) SQL Server
7 641 (15.36%) Windows
8 635 (15.22%) C#
9 624 (14.96%) Degree
10 546 (13.09%) .NET
11 531 (12.73%) JavaScript
12 504 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
13 482 (11.55%) Fintech
14 479 (11.48%) Linux
15 475 (11.39%) Python
16 461 (11.05%) Project Management
17 432 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
18 401 (9.61%) DevOps
19 381 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 377 (9.04%) TDD
21 337 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
22 326 (7.81%) Oracle
23 322 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
24 319 (7.65%) Computer Science
25 316 (7.57%) Scrum
26 306 (7.33%) Active Directory
27 290 (6.95%) CSS
28 288 (6.90%) HTML
29 281 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
30 277 (6.64%) Continuous Integration

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
1 111 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 104 (2.49%) MS Exchange
3 72 (1.73%) IIS
4 57 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 45 (1.08%) Confluence
6 27 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (0.62%) JBoss
7 26 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 25 (0.60%) CMS
9 24 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 23 (0.55%) Ethereum
11 20 (0.48%) Mule
11 20 (0.48%) SAS
12 19 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 18 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.36%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 235 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 202 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 50 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.096%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.024%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.024%) InVision
Business Applications
1 78 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.70%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 19 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
6 18 (0.43%) thinkFolio
7 17 (0.41%) Front Arena
8 16 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 11 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
13 8 (0.19%) Ripple
13 8 (0.19%) SAP CO
13 8 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
13 8 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 381 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 337 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 148 (3.55%) Office 365
4 135 (3.24%) SaaS
5 77 (1.85%) GitHub
6 56 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (1.20%) PaaS
8 45 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (0.81%) OpenShift
10 27 (0.65%) IaaS
11 22 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 15 (0.36%) Serverless
15 14 (0.34%) Slack
16 11 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 10 (0.24%) Apigee
17 10 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 233 (5.58%) Firewall
2 128 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 111 (2.66%) DNS
4 87 (2.09%) LAN
5 84 (2.01%) Internet
6 81 (1.94%) DHCP
7 78 (1.87%) WAN
8 67 (1.61%) VPN
9 58 (1.39%) Network Security
10 40 (0.96%) SAN
11 37 (0.89%) Skype
12 32 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (0.72%) BGP
14 29 (0.70%) OSPF
15 27 (0.65%) SNMP
16 26 (0.62%) Multicast
17 23 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 23 (0.55%) VoIP
18 22 (0.53%) VLAN
19 21 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 210 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 208 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 170 (4.07%) Big Data
5 158 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 137 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 104 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 102 (2.44%) Power BI
9 96 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 88 (2.11%) MySQL
11 75 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 70 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 65 (1.56%) Blockchain
13 65 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 62 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
15 52 (1.25%) MongoDB
16 51 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
17 48 (1.15%) RDBMS
18 45 (1.08%) Redis
19 41 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 193 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 175 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 148 (3.55%) Maven
4 142 (3.40%) JIRA
5 104 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 93 (2.23%) Selenium
7 90 (2.16%) Subversion
8 68 (1.63%) Visual Studio
9 66 (1.58%) Gradle
10 61 (1.46%) JUnit
11 58 (1.39%) Cucumber
12 54 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 36 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
14 35 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 31 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
16 30 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 30 (0.72%) WebDriver
17 24 (0.58%) SpecFlow
18 22 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 774 (18.55%) Banking
2 275 (6.59%) Advertising
3 251 (6.02%) Front Office
4 187 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 145 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 142 (3.40%) Retail
7 136 (3.26%) Law
8 134 (3.21%) Legal
9 94 (2.25%) Marketing
10 86 (2.06%) Back Office
11 57 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 36 (0.86%) French Language
13 28 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 26 (0.62%) Games
15 25 (0.60%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.36%) German Language
18 13 (0.31%) Billing
19 12 (0.29%) International Banking
19 12 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,306 (31.30%) Developer
2 759 (18.19%) Analyst
3 395 (9.47%) Java Developer
4 247 (5.92%) Business Analyst
4 247 (5.92%) Senior Developer
5 201 (4.82%) Project Manager
6 187 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 186 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 178 (4.27%) Consultant
9 158 (3.79%) Architect
10 147 (3.52%) Applications Support
11 141 (3.38%) Support Analyst
12 137 (3.28%) SQL Developer
13 123 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
14 115 (2.76%) IT Analyst
15 112 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 110 (2.64%) Support Engineer
17 102 (2.44%) C++ Developer
18 95 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
18 95 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (13.09%) .NET
2 290 (6.95%) CSS
3 288 (6.90%) HTML
4 262 (6.28%) AngularJS
5 223 (5.35%) Spring
6 195 (4.67%) Web Services
7 177 (4.24%) XML
8 169 (4.05%) ASP.NET
9 166 (3.98%) React
10 150 (3.60%) jQuery
11 147 (3.52%) REST
12 124 (2.97%) RESTful
13 116 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 114 (2.73%) HTML5
15 98 (2.35%) Spring Boot
16 91 (2.18%) SOAP
17 89 (2.13%) Node.js
18 83 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
19 82 (1.97%) Hibernate
20 80 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 504 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 482 (11.55%) Fintech
3 205 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 183 (4.39%) Derivative
5 166 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 145 (3.48%) Hedge funds
7 144 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 134 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 125 (3.00%) User Experience
10 114 (2.73%) Data Structures
11 109 (2.61%) Fixed Income
12 99 (2.37%) Data Centre
12 99 (2.37%) Reinsurance
13 91 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
14 87 (2.09%) Equities
15 84 (2.01%) Algorithms
16 54 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
17 47 (1.13%) Market Risk
18 35 (0.84%) Virtual Team
19 34 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 641 (15.36%) Windows
2 479 (11.48%) Linux
3 262 (6.28%) Unix
4 250 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 94 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 90 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 84 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 74 (1.77%) Windows 7
10 53 (1.27%) Android
11 50 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.62%) Solaris
12 26 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.50%) CentOS
14 19 (0.46%) Debian
15 14 (0.34%) AIX
16 10 (0.24%) HPUX
16 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,175 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (11.05%) Project Management
3 432 (10.35%) Problem-Solving
4 401 (9.61%) DevOps
5 377 (9.04%) TDD
6 322 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 319 (7.65%) Computer Science
8 316 (7.57%) Scrum
9 281 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 277 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
11 272 (6.52%) SDLC
12 261 (6.26%) Business Analysis
13 260 (6.23%) Microservices
14 258 (6.18%) ITIL
15 250 (5.99%) Analytics
16 236 (5.66%) Software Engineering
17 229 (5.49%) MVC
18 225 (5.39%) Test Automation
19 215 (5.15%) OO
20 210 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,110 (26.61%) SQL
2 829 (19.87%) Java
3 635 (15.22%) C#
4 531 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 475 (11.39%) Python
6 275 (6.59%) C++
7 216 (5.18%) T-SQL
8 209 (5.01%) PowerShell
9 167 (4.00%) Java 8
10 108 (2.59%) VBA
11 107 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 85 (2.04%) Scala
13 81 (1.94%) Perl
14 80 (1.92%) R
15 78 (1.87%) C
16 73 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.53%) Ruby
18 59 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 50 (1.20%) ES6
20 49 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 624 (14.96%) Degree
2 127 (3.04%) CISSP
3 123 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 102 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (2.11%) CCNP
6 74 (1.77%) ISEB
7 70 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 58 (1.39%) PMP
10 55 (1.32%) CISM
11 52 (1.25%) CCIE
12 47 (1.13%) CEH
13 42 (1.01%) MCSE
14 38 (0.91%) GIAC
15 33 (0.79%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (0.72%) PhD
17 28 (0.67%) Master's Degree
18 27 (0.65%) CISA
19 24 (0.58%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (6.23%) QA
2 126 (3.02%) PMO
3 91 (2.18%) GDPR
4 75 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 74 (1.77%) MiFID
6 65 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (1.39%) SLA
8 34 (0.81%) EMIR
9 29 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
10 24 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
11 21 (0.50%) Solvency II
12 16 (0.38%) COBIT
12 16 (0.38%) FATCA
13 10 (0.24%) IFRS
13 10 (0.24%) ISO 20022
14 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.22%) SEPA
15 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.096%) PCI DSS
17 3 (0.072%) FINREP
System Software
1 306 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 183 (4.39%) Docker
3 108 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (0.74%) XenApp
7 30 (0.72%) HDFS
8 26 (0.62%) vSphere
9 23 (0.55%) Snort
9 23 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.096%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.096%) XenServer
15 2 (0.048%) GlusterFS
15 2 (0.048%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 146 (3.50%) Ansible
2 127 (3.04%) Kubernetes
3 107 (2.56%) Puppet
4 86 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (2.04%) SCCM
6 45 (1.08%) SCOM
7 32 (0.77%) Terraform
8 27 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 23 (0.55%) OSSEC
10 22 (0.53%) Mesos
11 20 (0.48%) vCenter Server
12 16 (0.38%) Nagios
12 16 (0.38%) vRealize
13 15 (0.36%) Grafana
14 12 (0.29%) Backup Exec
14 12 (0.29%) Kibana
14 12 (0.29%) WSUS
15 10 (0.24%) logstash
16 9 (0.22%) Oozie
17 8 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 746 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 326 (7.81%) Oracle
3 194 (4.65%) VMware
4 175 (4.19%) Cisco
5 125 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 91 (2.18%) Citrix
7 90 (2.16%) Tableau
8 88 (2.11%) SAP
9 85 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 82 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
11 63 (1.51%) Google
12 54 (1.29%) Bloomberg
12 54 (1.29%) IBM
12 54 (1.29%) Splunk
13 51 (1.22%) Palo Alto
14 45 (1.08%) F5
14 45 (1.08%) Reuters
14 45 (1.08%) TIBCO
15 43 (1.03%) Sybase
16 33 (0.79%) Cognos