Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,248 1,568 1,901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 27.91% 28.92% 31.37%
As % of the General category 43.77% 47.49% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 1,363 1,650
10th Percentile £47,789 £44,999 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £87,188
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%

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 5,136 3,302 3,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.77% 60.90% 61.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 2,884 3,234
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 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
London Bridge -5 6 £90,000 +14.29%
Moorgate - 4 £71,250 -
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 722 (32.12%) Agile
2 474 (21.09%) Social Skills
3 467 (20.77%) SQL
4 452 (20.11%) Azure
5 407 (18.10%) Java
6 378 (16.81%) Python
7 337 (14.99%) DevOps
8 332 (14.77%) AWS
9 331 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 325 (14.46%) Banking
11 317 (14.10%) Microsoft
12 309 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
13 263 (11.70%) Project Management
14 254 (11.30%) Scrum
15 253 (11.25%) SQL Server
16 252 (11.21%) Software Engineering
17 233 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
18 231 (10.28%) Degree
19 227 (10.10%) C#
20 218 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
21 215 (9.56%) JIRA
22 208 (9.25%) Fintech
23 207 (9.21%) Windows
24 203 (9.03%) Microservices
25 197 (8.76%) Analytics
26 189 (8.41%) Risk Management
27 185 (8.23%) CI/CD
28 181 (8.05%) Linux
28 181 (8.05%) Test Automation
29 174 (7.74%) Advertising

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
1 141 (6.27%) Confluence
2 63 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.51%) SAS
4 29 (1.29%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 26 (1.16%) IIS
6 18 (0.80%) Apache
7 12 (0.53%) CMS
8 10 (0.44%) Jetty
9 8 (0.36%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.31%) JBoss
10 7 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.22%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.18%) nginx
13 4 (0.18%) TPMS
14 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 119 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.36%) Sketch
6 7 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.22%) Maple
8 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.044%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.044%) InDesign
8 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.044%) InVision
8 1 (0.044%) Notepad++
8 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.044%) SPSS
8 1 (0.044%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) Workday HCM
2 12 (0.53%) Fidessa
3 10 (0.44%) SAP MDG
3 10 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.31%) SAP Retail
6 6 (0.27%) Summit
7 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.13%) MetaTrader
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 452 (20.11%) Azure
2 332 (14.77%) AWS
3 154 (6.85%) Power Platform
4 99 (4.40%) Microsoft 365
5 98 (4.36%) GCP
6 80 (3.56%) Azure DevOps
7 67 (2.98%) SaaS
8 60 (2.67%) Serverless
9 49 (2.18%) PaaS
10 33 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (1.25%) Snowflake
12 27 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (1.11%) IaaS
13 25 (1.11%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
14 22 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
14 22 (0.98%) Lucidchart
15 18 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (0.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 17 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.25%) Firewall
2 37 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.29%) LAN
4 26 (1.16%) WAN
5 25 (1.11%) DNS
6 21 (0.93%) VPN
7 20 (0.89%) Internet
7 20 (0.89%) VoIP
8 19 (0.85%) HTTP
8 19 (0.85%) Network Security
9 13 (0.58%) DHCP
10 12 (0.53%) NX-OS
11 11 (0.49%) WebEx
12 10 (0.44%) NAS
13 9 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
14 8 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (0.36%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.31%) Multicast
15 7 (0.31%) SSL
15 7 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 124 (5.52%) Relational Database
3 121 (5.38%) Power BI
4 84 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 81 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 70 (3.11%) Tableau
8 65 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
9 53 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 51 (2.27%) Big Data
11 47 (2.09%) Data Lake
12 44 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (1.56%) DynamoDB
14 33 (1.47%) Hadoop
15 31 (1.38%) Redis
16 30 (1.33%) MySQL
17 25 (1.11%) Metadata
18 24 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
19 16 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 215 (9.56%) JIRA
2 156 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 81 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 50 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 40 (1.78%) GitLab
5 40 (1.78%) Maven
6 37 (1.65%) Selenium
6 37 (1.65%) SonarQube
7 28 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.11%) Bitbucket
9 22 (0.98%) JUnit
9 22 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (0.85%) Artifactory
11 18 (0.80%) Gradle
12 17 (0.76%) Subversion
12 17 (0.76%) Visual Studio
13 16 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.62%) JMeter
15 13 (0.58%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 474 (21.09%) Social Skills
2 325 (14.46%) Banking
3 233 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
4 174 (7.74%) Advertising
5 140 (6.23%) Legal
6 131 (5.83%) Financial Institution
7 127 (5.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 127 (5.65%) Marketing
8 113 (5.03%) Presentation Skills
9 105 (4.67%) Retail
10 95 (4.23%) Law
11 86 (3.83%) Public Sector
12 71 (3.16%) Investment Banking
13 53 (2.36%) Front Office
14 52 (2.31%) Telecoms
15 40 (1.78%) Back Office
15 40 (1.78%) Influencing Skills
16 34 (1.51%) Electronics
16 34 (1.51%) Manufacturing
17 26 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 421 (18.73%) Analyst
2 402 (17.88%) Developer
3 139 (6.18%) Business Analyst
4 120 (5.34%) Senior Developer
5 115 (5.12%) Architect
6 110 (4.89%) Project Manager
7 92 (4.09%) Java Developer
8 71 (3.16%) Consultant
9 64 (2.85%) Software Engineer
10 61 (2.71%) Development Manager
11 53 (2.36%) Scrum Master
11 53 (2.36%) Support Analyst
12 52 (2.31%) Technical Leader
13 50 (2.22%) IT Manager
14 49 (2.18%) Data Analyst
15 48 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
16 47 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 46 (2.05%) Applications Support
18 45 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
19 44 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (5.60%) .NET
2 101 (4.49%) React
3 95 (4.23%) Kafka
4 87 (3.87%) Spring
5 82 (3.65%) Node.js
6 81 (3.60%) XML
7 73 (3.25%) Spring Boot
8 66 (2.94%) REST
9 64 (2.85%) HTML
10 61 (2.71%) JSON
11 58 (2.58%) Web Services
12 56 (2.49%) AngularJS
13 55 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
14 45 (2.00%) CSS
15 38 (1.69%) RESTful
16 31 (1.38%) ASP.NET
16 31 (1.38%) HTML5
17 25 (1.11%) EDI
18 23 (1.02%) .NET Framework
19 22 (0.98%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.49%) User Experience
2 99 (4.40%) Cyberattack
3 86 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 70 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 64 (2.85%) Cyber Defence
6 63 (2.80%) Hedge funds
7 55 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (2.14%) Derivative
10 45 (2.00%) Data Centre
11 43 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 41 (1.82%) Blockchain
13 40 (1.78%) Cybercrime
14 39 (1.73%) Reinsurance
15 38 (1.69%) Fixed Income
16 35 (1.56%) Data Structures
17 31 (1.38%) Equities
18 30 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
18 30 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 207 (9.21%) Windows
2 181 (8.05%) Linux
3 70 (3.11%) Unix
4 53 (2.36%) Windows 10
5 34 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 24 (1.07%) Android
8 23 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 17 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.18%) CentOS
12 4 (0.18%) Solaris
13 3 (0.13%) HPUX
13 3 (0.13%) VMS
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.089%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 722 (32.12%) Agile
2 337 (14.99%) DevOps
3 331 (14.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 309 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
5 263 (11.70%) Project Management
6 254 (11.30%) Scrum
7 252 (11.21%) Software Engineering
8 218 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
9 208 (9.25%) Fintech
10 203 (9.03%) Microservices
11 197 (8.76%) Analytics
12 189 (8.41%) Risk Management
13 185 (8.23%) CI/CD
14 181 (8.05%) Test Automation
15 173 (7.70%) Business Analysis
16 167 (7.43%) Data Modelling
17 157 (6.98%) Mentoring
18 154 (6.85%) Data Management
19 147 (6.54%) Change Management
20 139 (6.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 467 (20.77%) SQL
2 407 (18.10%) Java
3 378 (16.81%) Python
4 227 (10.10%) C#
5 164 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 150 (6.67%) C++
7 84 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 63 (2.80%) PowerShell
9 57 (2.54%) Bash
10 55 (2.45%) TypeScript
11 47 (2.09%) C
12 39 (1.73%) Perl
13 28 (1.25%) Ruby
14 22 (0.98%) VBA
15 19 (0.85%) Scala
16 18 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 17 (0.76%) R
18 16 (0.71%) Go
19 14 (0.62%) Groovy
19 14 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 231 (10.28%) Degree
2 75 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (2.62%) CISSP
4 54 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 32 (1.42%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
7 25 (1.11%) CISA
7 25 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.02%) CISM
9 20 (0.89%) CRISC
10 19 (0.85%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.71%) CCNA
12 15 (0.67%) PhD
13 14 (0.62%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.62%) CCNP
13 14 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.44%) PMP
15 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.67%) QA
2 92 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 73 (3.25%) GDPR
4 56 (2.49%) PMO
5 36 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (1.38%) SLA
7 28 (1.25%) Accessibility
8 23 (1.02%) NIST
9 19 (0.85%) MiFID
10 14 (0.62%) EMIR
11 10 (0.44%) COBIT
11 10 (0.44%) GRC
11 10 (0.44%) IFRS
11 10 (0.44%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.36%) NCSC
13 7 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (0.31%) IFRS 9
14 4 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 121 (5.38%) Docker
2 100 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.71%) XenApp
5 10 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.36%) Firmware
6 8 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.089%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.089%) zsh
11 1 (0.044%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.044%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.044%) KVM
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.044%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 134 (5.96%) Kubernetes
2 80 (3.56%) Terraform
3 49 (2.18%) Ansible
4 37 (1.65%) SCCM
5 18 (0.80%) Puppet
6 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.53%) Kibana
7 12 (0.53%) logstash
8 11 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.22%) Control-M
11 5 (0.22%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.18%) Grafana
12 4 (0.18%) Kubeflow
12 4 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 3 (0.13%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.13%) NetVault Backup
13 3 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 317 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 148 (6.58%) Oracle
3 87 (3.87%) SAP
4 70 (3.11%) Apple
5 55 (2.45%) VMware
6 50 (2.22%) Cisco
7 48 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 39 (1.73%) Bloomberg
8 39 (1.73%) Workday
9 38 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.42%) Citrix
10 32 (1.42%) Google
11 29 (1.29%) IBM
12 28 (1.25%) Sybase
13 25 (1.11%) Informatica
14 24 (1.07%) Databricks
15 23 (1.02%) F5
16 22 (0.98%) Arista
17 21 (0.93%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.89%) Juniper