Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,777 4,121 5,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.84% 33.02% 34.05%
As % of the General category 63.46% 62.89% 58.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,264 3,679 4,994
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 7,528 6,553 9,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 53.32% 52.50% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,626 5,836 8,670
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,663 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,750
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% +0.87%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 4,093 £65,000 +8.33% 645
West End of London -2 130 £55,000 - 77
City of Westminster +5 52 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Southwark +3 27 £55,000 -26.67%
Camden +16 25 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Kensington and Chelsea +2 7 £45,000 +2.27%
Finance
London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,415 (29.62%) SQL
2 1,350 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 909 (19.03%) Java
4 883 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 872 (18.25%) Banking
6 844 (17.67%) SQL Server
7 810 (16.96%) C#
8 787 (16.47%) Degree
9 746 (15.62%) .NET
10 630 (13.19%) Windows
11 608 (12.73%) JavaScript
12 557 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
13 544 (11.39%) Fintech
13 544 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
14 528 (11.05%) Project Management
15 500 (10.47%) Linux
16 444 (9.29%) Python
17 427 (8.94%) TDD
18 409 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
19 402 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
20 384 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 383 (8.02%) Computer Science
22 379 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
23 378 (7.91%) CSS
24 376 (7.87%) Oracle
25 361 (7.56%) DevOps
26 350 (7.33%) HTML
27 346 (7.24%) Front Office
28 342 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 339 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 136 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 83 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 64 (1.34%) IIS
5 62 (1.30%) Confluence
6 51 (1.07%) Ethereum
7 50 (1.05%) CMS
8 39 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 37 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 33 (0.69%) JBoss
10 33 (0.69%) SAS
11 32 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 26 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 25 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
15 24 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (0.48%) Apache
17 21 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 20 (0.42%) WebSphere
19 19 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 282 (5.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 234 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 63 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.25%) SPSS
8 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.042%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.042%) InDesign
11 2 (0.042%) Stata
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.021%) EViews
12 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.021%) Revit
12 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 93 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.67%) NetSuite
3 32 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 29 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
5 26 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 24 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.40%) Markit EDM
8 17 (0.36%) Ripple
9 16 (0.33%) MetaTrader
10 15 (0.31%) SAP SD
10 15 (0.31%) thinkFolio
11 14 (0.29%) Front Arena
12 12 (0.25%) SAP MM
13 11 (0.23%) Elite 3E
13 11 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 10 (0.21%) Eikon
15 9 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
16 8 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
16 8 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 409 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 402 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
3 118 (2.47%) SaaS
4 117 (2.45%) Office 365
5 72 (1.51%) GitHub
6 56 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (1.07%) IaaS
7 51 (1.07%) PaaS
8 38 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.57%) Slack
11 24 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (0.50%) Serverless
12 20 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 16 (0.33%) CloudFront
15 14 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 216 (4.52%) Firewall
2 123 (2.57%) DNS
3 114 (2.39%) WAN
4 105 (2.20%) LAN
5 103 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 102 (2.14%) Internet
7 78 (1.63%) Network Security
8 76 (1.59%) VPN
9 67 (1.40%) DHCP
10 55 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
12 45 (0.94%) Skype
13 39 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 36 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 36 (0.75%) SAN
15 33 (0.69%) HTTP
15 33 (0.69%) Multicast
16 32 (0.67%) NetScaler
16 32 (0.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 342 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 339 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 282 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
5 256 (5.36%) Big Data
6 177 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 166 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 151 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 147 (3.08%) Power BI
10 125 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 123 (2.57%) MySQL
12 108 (2.26%) Blockchain
13 79 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 78 (1.63%) Data Lake
15 72 (1.51%) MongoDB
16 70 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
17 67 (1.40%) Hadoop
18 64 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
19 59 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
20 58 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 252 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 165 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 163 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 162 (3.39%) JIRA
5 130 (2.72%) Maven
6 126 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 109 (2.28%) Subversion
8 87 (1.82%) Selenium
9 58 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 57 (1.19%) TeamCity
11 48 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 45 (0.94%) Gradle
12 45 (0.94%) NUnit
13 43 (0.90%) JUnit
14 33 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 30 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (0.61%) Jasmine
16 29 (0.61%) MSBuild
17 27 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 872 (18.25%) Banking
2 346 (7.24%) Front Office
3 297 (6.22%) Advertising
4 200 (4.19%) Financial Institution
5 187 (3.91%) Retail
6 167 (3.50%) Legal
7 152 (3.18%) Law
8 148 (3.10%) Investment Banking
9 144 (3.01%) Back Office
10 114 (2.39%) Marketing
11 89 (1.86%) Telecoms
12 48 (1.00%) General Ledger
13 44 (0.92%) Games
14 33 (0.69%) French Language
15 30 (0.63%) Publishing
15 30 (0.63%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.33%) Billing
17 15 (0.31%) Spanish Language
18 12 (0.25%) Automotive
18 12 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,522 (31.86%) Developer
2 839 (17.56%) Analyst
3 412 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 290 (6.07%) C# Developer
5 277 (5.80%) Senior Developer
6 268 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 267 (5.59%) Architect
8 255 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 247 (5.17%) Business Analyst
10 231 (4.84%) Consultant
11 226 (4.73%) SQL Developer
12 169 (3.54%) Applications Support
13 152 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 142 (2.97%) Support Analyst
15 132 (2.76%) Junior
16 113 (2.37%) IT Manager
17 107 (2.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 106 (2.22%) Support Engineer
19 103 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
20 102 (2.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (15.62%) .NET
2 378 (7.91%) CSS
3 350 (7.33%) HTML
4 306 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 247 (5.17%) ASP.NET
6 234 (4.90%) Web Services
7 202 (4.23%) jQuery
8 199 (4.17%) React
9 188 (3.94%) XML
10 179 (3.75%) Spring
11 160 (3.35%) HTML5
12 138 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 138 (2.89%) REST
13 134 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 123 (2.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 120 (2.51%) .NET Framework
16 114 (2.39%) Node.js
16 114 (2.39%) WPF
17 106 (2.22%) CSS3
18 104 (2.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 557 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 544 (11.39%) Fintech
3 383 (8.02%) Computer Science
4 264 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
5 195 (4.08%) User Experience
6 193 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 180 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 177 (3.71%) Hedge funds
9 170 (3.56%) Derivative
10 156 (3.27%) Fixed Income
11 138 (2.89%) Mobile App
12 128 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
13 121 (2.53%) Equities
14 107 (2.24%) Data Structures
15 83 (1.74%) Algorithms
15 83 (1.74%) Data Centre
16 57 (1.19%) Virtual Team
17 54 (1.13%) Bitcoin
18 53 (1.11%) Reinsurance
19 46 (0.96%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 630 (13.19%) Windows
2 500 (10.47%) Linux
3 269 (5.63%) Unix
4 164 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 102 (2.14%) Windows 7
6 85 (1.78%) Windows 10
7 82 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (1.70%) Android
9 70 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 69 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 58 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (0.61%) CentOS
13 26 (0.54%) VMS
14 19 (0.40%) HPUX
15 18 (0.38%) Solaris
16 17 (0.36%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.31%) AIX
18 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (0.23%) Ubuntu
20 9 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,350 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 544 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
3 528 (11.05%) Project Management
4 427 (8.94%) TDD
5 384 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 379 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
7 361 (7.56%) DevOps
8 335 (7.01%) Scrum
9 332 (6.95%) Test Automation
10 319 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 316 (6.62%) MVC
12 312 (6.53%) Software Engineering
13 295 (6.18%) Analytics
14 293 (6.13%) SDLC
15 288 (6.03%) ITIL
15 288 (6.03%) OO
16 283 (5.92%) Business Analysis
17 240 (5.02%) Information Security
18 234 (4.90%) Mathematics
19 227 (4.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,415 (29.62%) SQL
2 909 (19.03%) Java
3 810 (16.96%) C#
4 608 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 444 (9.29%) Python
6 326 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 244 (5.11%) PowerShell
8 211 (4.42%) C++
9 171 (3.58%) Java 8
10 157 (3.29%) VBA
11 133 (2.78%) Scala
12 118 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 97 (2.03%) Perl
14 92 (1.93%) C
15 83 (1.74%) PHP
16 74 (1.55%) Ruby
17 71 (1.49%) R
18 67 (1.40%) Shell Script
19 65 (1.36%) TypeScript
20 61 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 787 (16.47%) Degree
2 188 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 175 (3.66%) CISSP
4 106 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (1.82%) CISM
7 81 (1.70%) CCNP
8 63 (1.32%) CCIE
9 59 (1.24%) PMI Certification
10 53 (1.11%) CISA
10 53 (1.11%) MCSE
11 51 (1.07%) PMP
12 47 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 35 (0.73%) ACCA
14 34 (0.71%) MCSA
15 32 (0.67%) ISEB
15 32 (0.67%) Master's Degree
16 30 (0.63%) ISTQB
17 29 (0.61%) CCNA
17 29 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (5.32%) QA
2 136 (2.85%) PMO
3 109 (2.28%) GDPR
4 87 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 69 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (1.44%) MiFID
6 43 (0.90%) SLA
7 22 (0.46%) COBIT
8 21 (0.44%) EMIR
9 17 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.27%) Solvency II
13 12 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.15%) GCP
15 7 (0.15%) IFRS
15 7 (0.15%) SEPA
16 6 (0.13%) ISO 8583
17 5 (0.10%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 276 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 142 (2.97%) Docker
3 117 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (0.65%) XenApp
6 27 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.54%) vSphere
8 14 (0.29%) HDFS
8 14 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.25%) Snort
10 10 (0.21%) XenServer
11 8 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.15%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.10%) LXC
15 4 (0.084%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.084%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (2.26%) Ansible
2 91 (1.90%) Puppet
3 75 (1.57%) Kubernetes
4 74 (1.55%) SCCM
5 70 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 48 (1.00%) Terraform
7 20 (0.42%) Nagios
8 19 (0.40%) Kibana
9 18 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
10 17 (0.36%) SCOM
11 15 (0.31%) Oozie
12 13 (0.27%) vCenter Server
13 12 (0.25%) OSSEC
13 12 (0.25%) Perfmon
14 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.21%) Control-M
15 10 (0.21%) logstash
16 9 (0.19%) AirWatch
17 8 (0.17%) FortiGate
17 8 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 883 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 376 (7.87%) Oracle
3 194 (4.06%) Cisco
4 181 (3.79%) VMware
5 126 (2.64%) SAP
6 117 (2.45%) Citrix
7 100 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 88 (1.84%) CheckPoint
9 85 (1.78%) Tableau
10 71 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 68 (1.42%) Google
12 67 (1.40%) F5
13 62 (1.30%) Bloomberg
14 53 (1.11%) IBM
15 48 (1.00%) Nintex
15 48 (1.00%) TIBCO
16 46 (0.96%) Palo Alto
17 44 (0.92%) Splunk
18 42 (0.88%) Reuters
19 41 (0.86%) ServiceNow