Period
to 27 October 2021

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

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,697 1,206 3,040
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 28.25% 32.99% 30.54%
As % of the General category 47.54% 52.89% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,510 1,112 2,624
10th Percentile £45,000 £44,775 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,303 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £84,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 3,570 2,280 5,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.43% 62.36% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,141 2,007 5,177
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,194 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +5.60%
75th Percentile £90,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 October 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
London Bridge -9 1 £62,500 -11.35%
Finance
Central London

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

1 531 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (24.51%) SQL
3 386 (22.75%) Azure
4 345 (20.33%) Python
5 330 (19.45%) Social Skills
6 311 (18.33%) DevOps
7 308 (18.15%) Microsoft
8 306 (18.03%) Java
9 293 (17.27%) C#
10 285 (16.79%) Banking
11 279 (16.44%) AWS
12 247 (14.56%) Degree
13 244 (14.38%) SQL Server
14 216 (12.73%) Fintech
15 195 (11.49%) Analytics
16 192 (11.31%) Microservices
17 186 (10.96%) .NET
18 185 (10.90%) JavaScript
19 169 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
19 169 (9.96%) QA
20 165 (9.72%) JIRA
21 162 (9.55%) Software Engineering
22 157 (9.25%) Kubernetes
22 157 (9.25%) Docker
23 156 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
24 152 (8.96%) React
25 148 (8.72%) Test Automation
26 147 (8.66%) Windows
27 141 (8.31%) Project Management
28 140 (8.25%) Scrum

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
1 102 (6.01%) Confluence
2 53 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.12%) CMS
6 15 (0.88%) IIS
6 15 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 14 (0.82%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.77%) Drupal
9 9 (0.53%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.47%) nginx
11 6 (0.35%) Appian
11 6 (0.35%) SAS
12 5 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.24%) Apache
13 4 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 100 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.35%) Sketch
8 5 (0.29%) Figma
8 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.24%) SPSS
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.53%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.41%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
7 3 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 386 (22.75%) Azure
2 279 (16.44%) AWS
3 117 (6.89%) Power Platform
4 110 (6.48%) Serverless
5 98 (5.77%) GCP
6 90 (5.30%) Microsoft 365
7 69 (4.07%) SaaS
8 36 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (2.06%) PowerApps
10 31 (1.83%) IaaS
11 29 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (1.59%) Power Automate
13 26 (1.53%) PaaS
14 22 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
16 13 (0.77%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
17 11 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (0.65%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.53%) Firewall
2 33 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 25 (1.47%) WAN
4 24 (1.41%) DNS
5 23 (1.36%) Internet
5 23 (1.36%) Network Security
6 22 (1.30%) Intranet
7 19 (1.12%) Wireless
8 17 (1.00%) DHCP
9 16 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (0.71%) FTP
11 9 (0.53%) Extranet
11 9 (0.53%) LAN
11 9 (0.53%) VoIP
11 9 (0.53%) VPN
12 8 (0.47%) Skype
12 8 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.35%) BGP
14 6 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.13%) Power BI
3 96 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 95 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 92 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 82 (4.83%) MongoDB
7 76 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 52 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 49 (2.89%) Tableau
11 47 (2.77%) Data Lake
12 46 (2.71%) Big Data
13 45 (2.65%) MySQL
14 36 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.71%) Hadoop
16 26 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (1.24%) Redis
19 18 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 165 (9.72%) JIRA
2 101 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 100 (5.89%) Git (software)
4 53 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 51 (3.01%) SonarQube
6 35 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.89%) Selenium
8 25 (1.47%) GitLab
9 23 (1.36%) Maven
9 23 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 16 (0.94%) Bitbucket
12 14 (0.82%) NUnit
12 14 (0.82%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.71%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (0.71%) webpack
14 11 (0.65%) REST Assured
15 10 (0.59%) SpecFlow
16 9 (0.53%) Jasmine
General
1 330 (19.45%) Social Skills
2 285 (16.79%) Banking
3 136 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (6.31%) Front Office
5 76 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 75 (4.42%) Advertising
7 72 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
8 66 (3.89%) Investment Banking
9 64 (3.77%) Marketing
10 63 (3.71%) Legal
11 61 (3.59%) Influencing Skills
12 41 (2.42%) Law
13 40 (2.36%) Retail
14 35 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
14 35 (2.06%) Public Sector
14 35 (2.06%) Telecoms
15 33 (1.94%) Games
16 23 (1.36%) Back Office
17 21 (1.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 18 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 528 (31.11%) Developer
2 287 (16.91%) Analyst
3 143 (8.43%) Senior Developer
4 130 (7.66%) Java Developer
5 97 (5.72%) C# Developer
6 92 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 91 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 82 (4.83%) Architect
9 69 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 69 (4.07%) Python Developer
10 57 (3.36%) Technical Leader
11 49 (2.89%) Consultant
11 49 (2.89%) Data Analyst
12 48 (2.83%) Data Engineer
12 48 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (2.30%) Junior
13 39 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (2.24%) SQL Developer
15 37 (2.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (2.12%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (10.96%) .NET
2 152 (8.96%) React
3 114 (6.72%) AngularJS
4 110 (6.48%) Web Services
5 102 (6.01%) Node.js
6 99 (5.83%) HTML
7 93 (5.48%) CSS
8 74 (4.36%) Spring
9 73 (4.30%) Kafka
10 64 (3.77%) ASP.NET
11 54 (3.18%) jQuery
11 54 (3.18%) JSON
12 52 (3.06%) .NET Core
12 52 (3.06%) REST
13 46 (2.71%) OAuth
14 45 (2.65%) OAuth2
14 45 (2.65%) OpenID
15 44 (2.59%) SOAP
16 43 (2.53%) Spring Boot
17 40 (2.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 74 (4.36%) Management Information System
2 72 (4.24%) Equities
3 65 (3.83%) Derivative
4 57 (3.36%) User Experience
5 47 (2.77%) Hedge funds
6 45 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 43 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 43 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 41 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 28 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.47%) Blackberry
13 24 (1.41%) Fixed Income
13 24 (1.41%) Reinsurance
14 23 (1.36%) Credit Risk
15 21 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.24%) Reference Data
15 21 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 147 (8.66%) Windows
2 130 (7.66%) Linux
3 78 (4.60%) Unix
4 45 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.12%) Android
6 24 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 22 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 22 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.59%) CentOS
9 10 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (18.33%) DevOps
3 216 (12.73%) Fintech
4 195 (11.49%) Analytics
5 192 (11.31%) Microservices
6 169 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
7 162 (9.55%) Software Engineering
8 156 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
9 148 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 141 (8.31%) Project Management
11 140 (8.25%) Scrum
12 122 (7.19%) Full Stack Development
13 116 (6.84%) Business Analysis
14 109 (6.42%) Coaching
15 107 (6.31%) Risk Management
16 106 (6.25%) Information Security
17 105 (6.19%) ITIL
17 105 (6.19%) TDD
18 101 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
19 99 (5.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 416 (24.51%) SQL
2 345 (20.33%) Python
3 306 (18.03%) Java
4 293 (17.27%) C#
5 185 (10.90%) JavaScript
6 87 (5.13%) C++
7 75 (4.42%) TypeScript
8 73 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 47 (2.77%) Java 8
10 44 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 40 (2.36%) R
12 35 (2.06%) VBA
13 31 (1.83%) PHP
13 31 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.47%) VB
15 22 (1.30%) C
15 22 (1.30%) ES6
15 22 (1.30%) Scala
16 19 (1.12%) Go
17 16 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 247 (14.56%) Degree
2 65 (3.83%) Master's Degree
3 58 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 44 (2.59%) CISSP
5 25 (1.47%) CISM
6 19 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.77%) CSPO
9 12 (0.71%) PhD
10 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.53%) CISA
13 8 (0.47%) GIAC
13 8 (0.47%) SANS
14 7 (0.41%) OSCP
14 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.35%) CCNP
15 6 (0.35%) CREST Certified
15 6 (0.35%) ISEB
15 6 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (9.96%) QA
2 77 (4.54%) GDPR
3 57 (3.36%) Data Quality
4 43 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.59%) PMO
6 26 (1.53%) NIST
7 24 (1.41%) SLA
8 19 (1.12%) MiFID
9 16 (0.94%) COBIT
9 16 (0.94%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.77%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.65%) Accessibility
11 11 (0.65%) EMIR
12 10 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.53%) GRC
14 8 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
15 6 (0.35%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.18%) AIFMD
17 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
17 2 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 157 (9.25%) Docker
2 63 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.88%) XenApp
5 14 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.71%) vSphere
8 9 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.29%) Firmware
10 5 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.12%) Xen
14 1 (0.059%) HDFS
14 1 (0.059%) KVM
14 1 (0.059%) LXC
14 1 (0.059%) NFS
Systems Management
1 157 (9.25%) Kubernetes
2 59 (3.48%) Terraform
3 46 (2.71%) Ansible
4 34 (2.00%) SCCM
5 18 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 15 (0.88%) Puppet
7 13 (0.77%) SCOM
8 10 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.59%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.53%) Grafana
9 9 (0.53%) Nagios
10 8 (0.47%) EdgeSight
10 8 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.41%) Istio
11 7 (0.41%) Perfmon
12 6 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 308 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 118 (6.95%) Oracle
3 62 (3.65%) Cisco
4 49 (2.89%) SAP
5 36 (2.12%) Google
6 34 (2.00%) Apple
7 31 (1.83%) VMware
8 28 (1.65%) Atlassian
8 28 (1.65%) Bloomberg
9 26 (1.53%) Citrix
9 26 (1.53%) SolarWinds
10 23 (1.36%) Fortinet
11 21 (1.24%) Fidessa
12 20 (1.18%) Databricks
12 20 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.12%) Alteryx
14 15 (0.88%) HP
15 13 (0.77%) Charles River
15 13 (0.77%) Informatica
15 13 (0.77%) Splunk