Period
to 27 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,271 4,169 3,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.59% 39.29% 36.08%
As % of the General category 63.91% 67.31% 64.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 3,760 3,365
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% +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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,118 6,194 5,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.99% 58.38% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,508 5,508 5,165
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,650 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the City of London

Finance
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the City of London.

Salary trend for Finance in the City of London

Finance
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in the City of London

Finance
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. 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
London Bridge +11 18 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Moorgate -4 10 £53,750 -36.76%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 960 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 903 (27.61%) SQL
3 663 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 622 (19.02%) Java
5 595 (18.19%) SQL Server
6 572 (17.49%) C#
7 568 (17.36%) Python
8 516 (15.77%) Banking
9 481 (14.70%) Degree
10 464 (14.19%) Windows
11 458 (14.00%) .NET
12 405 (12.38%) DevOps
13 387 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 379 (11.59%) JavaScript
15 376 (11.49%) Fintech
16 339 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
17 332 (10.15%) Project Management
18 327 (10.00%) Linux
19 321 (9.81%) Analytics
20 318 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
21 309 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
22 290 (8.87%) SDLC
23 267 (8.16%) Computer Science
24 265 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
25 262 (8.01%) Scrum
26 255 (7.80%) AngularJS
27 254 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
28 250 (7.64%) Active Directory
29 246 (7.52%) Oracle
30 241 (7.37%) TDD

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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
1 108 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.77%) Confluence
3 57 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 43 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 30 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (0.89%) IIS
8 25 (0.76%) Apache
9 19 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 16 (0.49%) JBoss
12 15 (0.46%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.37%) SAS
14 10 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.28%) Apache TomEE
15 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.28%) WordPress
16 7 (0.21%) CMS
17 6 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 162 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.31%) Sketch
7 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.18%) InVision
10 2 (0.061%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.031%) Figma
Business Applications
1 66 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.83%) NetSuite
3 24 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 18 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 11 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.34%) SAP Business One
9 10 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
10 9 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
10 9 (0.28%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 387 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 339 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
3 157 (4.80%) Power Platform
4 109 (3.33%) Office 365
5 76 (2.32%) SaaS
6 75 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 46 (1.41%) PaaS
8 45 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
9 42 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
10 36 (1.10%) IaaS
11 25 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 23 (0.70%) Serverless
13 22 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.55%) GitHub
15 17 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 170 (5.20%) Firewall
2 114 (3.49%) DNS
3 85 (2.60%) WAN
4 78 (2.38%) LAN
5 76 (2.32%) TCP/IP
6 71 (2.17%) Network Security
7 57 (1.74%) DHCP
8 45 (1.38%) Wireless
9 43 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 42 (1.28%) Internet
10 42 (1.28%) VPN
11 41 (1.25%) HTTP
12 28 (0.86%) SAN
13 27 (0.83%) IPsec
14 23 (0.70%) Skype
15 18 (0.55%) HTTPS
16 17 (0.52%) BGP
17 16 (0.49%) MPLS
18 15 (0.46%) EIGRP
18 15 (0.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 214 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 204 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 157 (4.80%) Power BI
5 149 (4.56%) Big Data
6 145 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
7 132 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 123 (3.76%) MySQL
9 89 (2.72%) Relational Database
10 75 (2.29%) NoSQL
11 70 (2.14%) Data Lake
12 61 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
14 45 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
15 44 (1.35%) MongoDB
16 43 (1.31%) Hadoop
17 41 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 40 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (1.16%) Blockchain
20 33 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 166 (5.07%) JIRA
2 105 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 77 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 75 (2.29%) Selenium
5 59 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 39 (1.19%) Maven
7 38 (1.16%) WebDriver
8 33 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 31 (0.95%) Subversion
10 29 (0.89%) JUnit
11 28 (0.86%) NUnit
12 27 (0.83%) SoapUI
13 23 (0.70%) SpecFlow
13 23 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 20 (0.61%) Cucumber
15 17 (0.52%) Gradle
15 17 (0.52%) Hudson
16 14 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 516 (15.77%) Banking
2 175 (5.35%) Advertising
3 162 (4.95%) Financial Institution
4 146 (4.46%) Front Office
5 112 (3.42%) Legal
6 84 (2.57%) Retail
7 77 (2.35%) Back Office
8 76 (2.32%) Marketing
9 74 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 74 (2.26%) Law
10 51 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 31 (0.95%) French Language
12 27 (0.83%) General Ledger
13 19 (0.58%) Games
14 18 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.52%) German Language
16 15 (0.46%) Publishing
17 8 (0.24%) Automotive
17 8 (0.24%) Billing
18 7 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,003 (30.66%) Developer
2 617 (18.86%) Analyst
3 283 (8.65%) Java Developer
4 225 (6.88%) C# Developer
5 180 (5.50%) .NET Developer
6 168 (5.14%) Support Analyst
7 167 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 155 (4.74%) Project Manager
9 152 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 145 (4.43%) Consultant
11 130 (3.97%) Applications Support
12 127 (3.88%) Architect
13 118 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 117 (3.58%) SQL Developer
15 113 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
16 98 (3.00%) IT Analyst
17 83 (2.54%) Applications Support Analyst
18 79 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
19 76 (2.32%) Python Developer
20 75 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (14.00%) .NET
2 255 (7.80%) AngularJS
3 213 (6.51%) HTML
4 169 (5.17%) CSS
5 148 (4.52%) React
6 140 (4.28%) RESTful
7 134 (4.10%) ASP.NET
7 134 (4.10%) Web Services
8 122 (3.73%) Spring
9 112 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 97 (2.97%) jQuery
11 91 (2.78%) REST
12 86 (2.63%) HTML5
13 78 (2.38%) XML
14 74 (2.26%) .NET Framework
14 74 (2.26%) WPF
15 68 (2.08%) Kafka
16 66 (2.02%) Node.js
17 64 (1.96%) .NET Core
18 57 (1.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 376 (11.49%) Fintech
2 318 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
3 141 (4.31%) User Experience
4 121 (3.70%) Reinsurance
5 113 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 93 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 83 (2.54%) Hedge funds
8 74 (2.26%) Fixed Income
9 72 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 71 (2.17%) Data Structures
11 70 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 62 (1.90%) Derivative
13 59 (1.80%) Equities
14 57 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
15 51 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
16 48 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
17 45 (1.38%) Algorithms
18 42 (1.28%) Market Risk
19 35 (1.07%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 464 (14.19%) Windows
2 327 (10.00%) Linux
3 197 (6.02%) Unix
4 188 (5.75%) Windows Server
5 79 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 66 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 52 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 45 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (0.98%) Android
11 25 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.37%) CentOS
14 10 (0.31%) Solaris
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.092%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.092%) VMS
18 2 (0.061%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (12.38%) DevOps
3 332 (10.15%) Project Management
4 321 (9.81%) Analytics
5 309 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
6 290 (8.87%) SDLC
7 267 (8.16%) Computer Science
8 265 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
9 262 (8.01%) Scrum
10 254 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 241 (7.37%) TDD
12 226 (6.91%) Microservices
13 211 (6.45%) Software Engineering
14 200 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
15 190 (5.81%) ITIL
16 186 (5.69%) Test Automation
17 178 (5.44%) Mathematics
18 156 (4.77%) Business Analysis
19 155 (4.74%) MVC
20 151 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 903 (27.61%) SQL
2 622 (19.02%) Java
3 572 (17.49%) C#
4 568 (17.36%) Python
5 379 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 168 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 163 (4.98%) C++
8 142 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 106 (3.24%) R
10 95 (2.90%) VBA
11 84 (2.57%) Java 8
12 79 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 75 (2.29%) C
14 63 (1.93%) PHP
15 59 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 52 (1.59%) Scala
17 50 (1.53%) Ruby
18 49 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 39 (1.19%) TypeScript
20 37 (1.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 481 (14.70%) Degree
2 88 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (2.23%) CCNP
5 59 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 54 (1.65%) CISSP
7 47 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (1.44%) PMP
8 44 (1.35%) CCNA
9 40 (1.22%) ISEB
10 31 (0.95%) CISM
10 31 (0.95%) Master's Degree
11 29 (0.89%) AWS Certification
12 28 (0.86%) MCSE
13 27 (0.83%) PhD
14 25 (0.76%) CEH
14 25 (0.76%) Security Cleared
15 23 (0.70%) GIAC
16 22 (0.67%) CISA
16 22 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (5.81%) QA
2 61 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 58 (1.77%) SLA
4 56 (1.71%) PMO
5 48 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.98%) Solvency II
7 30 (0.92%) MiFID
8 25 (0.76%) EMIR
9 21 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
10 18 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.37%) COBIT
12 11 (0.34%) GDPR
13 8 (0.24%) FATCA
14 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.092%) IFRS
15 3 (0.092%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.061%) P3O
17 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 250 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 202 (6.18%) Docker
3 66 (2.02%) XenApp
4 57 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 54 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.43%) vSphere
10 13 (0.40%) HDFS
11 9 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.061%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.061%) Cronacle
14 2 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.061%) Veritas File System
14 2 (0.061%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 139 (4.25%) Ansible
2 123 (3.76%) Kubernetes
3 82 (2.51%) Puppet
4 73 (2.23%) SCCM
5 57 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (1.56%) Terraform
7 16 (0.49%) Control-M
7 16 (0.49%) Grafana
7 16 (0.49%) SCOM
7 16 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (0.43%) Nagios
9 12 (0.37%) Prometheus
9 12 (0.37%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (0.34%) Kibana
10 11 (0.34%) Mesos
10 11 (0.34%) Packer
11 9 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 663 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 246 (7.52%) Oracle
3 121 (3.70%) Cisco
4 110 (3.36%) Citrix
5 107 (3.27%) VMware
6 77 (2.35%) Tableau
7 73 (2.23%) SAP
8 69 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 55 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 54 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 43 (1.31%) Google
12 40 (1.22%) Bloomberg
13 39 (1.19%) Databricks
14 38 (1.16%) Sybase
15 34 (1.04%) Reuters
16 30 (0.92%) IBM
17 23 (0.70%) Fidessa
18 20 (0.61%) Adobe
19 18 (0.55%) Sage
20 17 (0.52%) F5