Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,292 3,732 5,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 36.20% 37.18%
As % of the General category 66.59% 64.94% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,876 3,353 4,578
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,875 £36,250 £38,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +4.35%

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 6,445 5,747 8,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.26% 55.75% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,746 5,137 7,438
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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
London Bridge 0 5 £55,000 -26.67%
Moorgate +5 1 £85,000 +70.00%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1,318 (30.71%) SQL
2 1,216 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 836 (19.48%) Banking
4 835 (19.45%) Java
5 821 (19.13%) Microsoft
6 782 (18.22%) SQL Server
7 773 (18.01%) C#
8 727 (16.94%) Degree
9 716 (16.68%) .NET
10 550 (12.81%) JavaScript
11 544 (12.67%) Windows
12 524 (12.21%) Fintech
13 484 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
14 448 (10.44%) Linux
15 417 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
16 415 (9.67%) Project Management
17 410 (9.55%) Python
18 399 (9.30%) Computer Science
19 390 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
20 369 (8.60%) TDD
21 355 (8.27%) Oracle
21 355 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
22 351 (8.18%) CSS
23 340 (7.92%) HTML
24 337 (7.85%) Front Office
25 335 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
26 325 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
27 319 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 310 (7.22%) SDLC
29 302 (7.04%) DevOps

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
1 122 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.86%) Apache Spark
3 58 (1.35%) Confluence
3 58 (1.35%) IIS
4 56 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 54 (1.26%) CMS
6 44 (1.03%) Ethereum
7 39 (0.91%) JBoss
8 38 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (0.61%) Skype for Business
12 25 (0.58%) SAS
12 25 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 23 (0.54%) Apache
14 22 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.49%) Drupal
16 20 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
17 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 266 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 207 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 53 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.23%) SPSS
8 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.070%) Revit
10 3 (0.070%) Stata
11 2 (0.047%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.047%) InDesign
11 2 (0.047%) QuarkXPress
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 69 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
3 28 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 24 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (0.47%) MetaTrader
6 16 (0.37%) Elite 3E
7 15 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.35%) Ripple
7 15 (0.35%) SAP MM
8 14 (0.33%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.26%) thinkFolio
10 10 (0.23%) Eikon
10 10 (0.23%) Front Arena
11 9 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 8 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 8 (0.19%) Temenos T24
13 7 (0.16%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 390 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 325 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (2.35%) Office 365
4 63 (1.47%) SaaS
5 50 (1.16%) GitHub
6 48 (1.12%) PaaS
7 41 (0.96%) IaaS
8 39 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 25 (0.58%) Slack
11 23 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
12 21 (0.49%) Serverless
13 16 (0.37%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.28%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.28%) NuGet
17 11 (0.26%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.54%) Firewall
2 102 (2.38%) WAN
3 97 (2.26%) Internet
4 92 (2.14%) DNS
5 89 (2.07%) LAN
6 88 (2.05%) TCP/IP
7 82 (1.91%) Network Security
8 60 (1.40%) VPN
9 55 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
11 42 (0.98%) NetScaler
12 39 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 37 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 35 (0.82%) NX-OS
15 33 (0.77%) DHCP
16 32 (0.75%) HTTP
17 30 (0.70%) Intranet
17 30 (0.70%) Multicast
18 29 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 319 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 298 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 255 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
5 201 (4.68%) Big Data
6 168 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 149 (3.47%) Relational Database
8 147 (3.42%) Power BI
9 128 (2.98%) NoSQL
10 100 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 93 (2.17%) MySQL
12 89 (2.07%) Blockchain
13 79 (1.84%) Data Lake
14 66 (1.54%) Hadoop
15 61 (1.42%) MongoDB
16 59 (1.37%) Oracle Database
17 56 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
18 55 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 53 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
19 53 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 229 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 148 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 141 (3.29%) JIRA
4 115 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 112 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 99 (2.31%) Maven
7 79 (1.84%) Subversion
8 72 (1.68%) Selenium
9 53 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 52 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 48 (1.12%) NUnit
12 43 (1.00%) Gradle
13 38 (0.89%) JUnit
14 35 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 34 (0.79%) Eclipse
16 29 (0.68%) MSBuild
17 26 (0.61%) Jasmine
17 26 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
17 26 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 25 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 836 (19.48%) Banking
2 337 (7.85%) Front Office
3 293 (6.83%) Advertising
4 158 (3.68%) Financial Institution
5 152 (3.54%) Back Office
6 144 (3.36%) Legal
7 143 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 131 (3.05%) Retail
9 111 (2.59%) Law
10 91 (2.12%) Marketing
11 76 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 42 (0.98%) General Ledger
13 27 (0.63%) Games
13 27 (0.63%) Publishing
14 24 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.47%) French Language
16 13 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.26%) International Banking
17 11 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,393 (32.46%) Developer
2 791 (18.43%) Analyst
3 376 (8.76%) Java Developer
4 299 (6.97%) C# Developer
5 261 (6.08%) Senior Developer
6 245 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 243 (5.66%) Architect
8 239 (5.57%) Business Analyst
9 234 (5.45%) .NET Developer
10 202 (4.71%) Consultant
11 190 (4.43%) SQL Developer
12 156 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 154 (3.59%) Applications Support
14 141 (3.29%) Junior
15 132 (3.08%) Support Analyst
16 105 (2.45%) Financial Analyst
17 100 (2.33%) Junior Developer
18 99 (2.31%) Software Engineer
19 93 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 92 (2.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (16.68%) .NET
2 351 (8.18%) CSS
3 340 (7.92%) HTML
4 279 (6.50%) AngularJS
5 241 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 225 (5.24%) Web Services
7 181 (4.22%) jQuery
8 167 (3.89%) React
9 160 (3.73%) XML
10 154 (3.59%) Spring
11 153 (3.56%) HTML5
12 142 (3.31%) REST
13 140 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 139 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 127 (2.96%) .NET Framework
16 114 (2.66%) FIX Protocol
17 113 (2.63%) WPF
18 104 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 100 (2.33%) RESTful
20 93 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 524 (12.21%) Fintech
2 484 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 399 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 237 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
5 194 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 163 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 152 (3.54%) Fixed Income
8 151 (3.52%) Hedge funds
8 151 (3.52%) User Experience
9 139 (3.24%) Derivative
10 126 (2.94%) Equities
11 107 (2.49%) Data Structures
12 103 (2.40%) Mobile App
13 98 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
14 78 (1.82%) Data Centre
15 69 (1.61%) Algorithms
16 55 (1.28%) Virtual Team
17 47 (1.10%) Bitcoin
18 46 (1.07%) Market Risk
19 45 (1.05%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 544 (12.67%) Windows
2 448 (10.44%) Linux
3 234 (5.45%) Unix
4 133 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 87 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 75 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 73 (1.70%) Android
8 58 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 56 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (0.61%) VMS
13 24 (0.56%) CentOS
14 20 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.37%) HPUX
16 15 (0.35%) Solaris
17 13 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (0.28%) AIX
19 8 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,216 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
3 415 (9.67%) Project Management
4 369 (8.60%) TDD
5 355 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
6 335 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 310 (7.22%) SDLC
8 302 (7.04%) DevOps
9 299 (6.97%) Software Engineering
10 298 (6.94%) MVC
11 280 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 280 (6.52%) Scrum
12 272 (6.34%) ITIL
12 272 (6.34%) Test Automation
13 266 (6.20%) Analytics
14 257 (5.99%) OO
15 233 (5.43%) Information Security
16 227 (5.29%) Mathematics
17 223 (5.20%) Business Analysis
18 217 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,318 (30.71%) SQL
2 835 (19.45%) Java
3 773 (18.01%) C#
4 550 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 410 (9.55%) Python
6 282 (6.57%) T-SQL
7 216 (5.03%) PowerShell
8 190 (4.43%) C++
9 155 (3.61%) Java 8
10 154 (3.59%) VBA
11 118 (2.75%) Scala
12 104 (2.42%) Perl
13 103 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 87 (2.03%) PHP
15 81 (1.89%) C
16 68 (1.58%) R
17 67 (1.56%) Ruby
18 64 (1.49%) Shell Script
19 52 (1.21%) VB
20 51 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 727 (16.94%) Degree
2 173 (4.03%) CISSP
3 169 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 103 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (2.07%) CISM
6 79 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 75 (1.75%) CCNP
8 63 (1.47%) CCIE
9 58 (1.35%) CISA
10 56 (1.30%) PMI Certification
11 53 (1.23%) PMP
12 44 (1.03%) MCSE
13 42 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 31 (0.72%) ACCA
15 29 (0.68%) PhD
16 28 (0.65%) Master's Degree
16 28 (0.65%) MCITP
16 28 (0.65%) MCSA
17 27 (0.63%) ISEB
18 25 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.64%) QA
2 102 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 95 (2.21%) GDPR
4 93 (2.17%) PMO
5 74 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (1.44%) MiFID
7 32 (0.75%) SLA
8 21 (0.49%) COBIT
9 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.37%) EMIR
11 13 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.30%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.21%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.19%) SEPA
15 6 (0.14%) GCP
15 6 (0.14%) IFRS
15 6 (0.14%) ISO 8583
15 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 109 (2.54%) Docker
3 101 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.86%) XenApp
5 33 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.70%) XenDesktop
7 23 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.28%) vSphere
11 10 (0.23%) XenServer
12 8 (0.19%) HDFS
12 8 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.14%) LXC
13 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.12%) GridGain
15 4 (0.093%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.070%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 73 (1.70%) Puppet
2 70 (1.63%) SCCM
3 66 (1.54%) Ansible
4 46 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 42 (0.98%) Terraform
6 41 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.51%) Kibana
8 20 (0.47%) Nagios
9 19 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.42%) Perfmon
11 14 (0.33%) logstash
12 13 (0.30%) vCenter Server
13 12 (0.28%) Control-M
14 11 (0.26%) SCOM
15 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.23%) Oozie
15 10 (0.23%) WSUS
16 8 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
17 7 (0.16%) FortiGate
18 6 (0.14%) Consul
Vendors
1 821 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 355 (8.27%) Oracle
3 163 (3.80%) Cisco
4 148 (3.45%) VMware
5 117 (2.73%) Citrix
6 100 (2.33%) SAP
7 84 (1.96%) Tableau
8 76 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 76 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 65 (1.51%) F5
10 63 (1.47%) Bloomberg
11 59 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 58 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 57 (1.33%) Google
14 46 (1.07%) IBM
15 42 (0.98%) Nintex
16 41 (0.96%) Palo Alto
17 39 (0.91%) Juniper
18 37 (0.86%) Apple
18 37 (0.86%) Sybase