Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,175 3,833 5,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.89% 36.46% 38.35%
As % of the General category 68.43% 61.89% 62.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,770 3,529 4,830
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 6,101 6,193 8,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.29% 58.90% 61.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,473 5,661 7,691
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 5 £85,000 +61.90%
Moorgate +4 3 £90,000 +35.85%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1,113 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,042 (24.96%) SQL
3 943 (22.59%) Banking
4 831 (19.90%) Java
5 732 (17.53%) Microsoft
6 693 (16.60%) JavaScript
7 670 (16.05%) SQL Server
8 664 (15.90%) C#
9 622 (14.90%) Degree
10 591 (14.16%) .NET
11 549 (13.15%) Fintech
12 526 (12.60%) Windows
13 470 (11.26%) HTML
14 426 (10.20%) Linux
15 392 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
16 377 (9.03%) CSS
17 367 (8.79%) Python
18 362 (8.67%) ITIL
19 357 (8.55%) Project Management
20 339 (8.12%) SDLC
21 325 (7.78%) AngularJS
22 299 (7.16%) TDD
23 294 (7.04%) QA
24 292 (6.99%) MVC
25 289 (6.92%) DevOps
26 281 (6.73%) Test Automation
27 279 (6.68%) Computer Science
28 272 (6.51%) Front Office
29 271 (6.49%) OO
30 269 (6.44%) Business Intelligence

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
1 114 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 94 (2.25%) CMS
3 65 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 59 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 48 (1.15%) IIS
7 40 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 33 (0.79%) SAS
9 32 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 26 (0.62%) Confluence
11 21 (0.50%) Apache
12 20 (0.48%) JBoss
12 20 (0.48%) Jetty
13 17 (0.41%) Ethereum
14 16 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.36%) nginx
16 14 (0.34%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 227 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 182 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 63 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 24 (0.57%) InVision
8 11 (0.26%) SPSS
9 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.048%) Moqups
10 2 (0.048%) Stata
11 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.024%) HipChat
11 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 74 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.46%) MetaTrader
5 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.24%) Temenos T24
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.17%) RMDS
10 6 (0.14%) Eikon
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.14%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.12%) CA PPM
11 5 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.12%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
11 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
11 5 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
11 5 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 224 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
1 224 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (2.80%) Office 365
3 58 (1.39%) GitHub
4 49 (1.17%) SaaS
5 36 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
6 28 (0.67%) PaaS
7 27 (0.65%) IaaS
8 24 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.43%) Slack
11 17 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 15 (0.36%) npm
13 14 (0.34%) Trello
14 13 (0.31%) FinancialForce
14 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.22%) Force.com
16 9 (0.22%) G Suite
17 7 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 151 (3.62%) Firewall
2 96 (2.30%) Internet
3 91 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 84 (2.01%) Intranet
5 81 (1.94%) WAN
6 80 (1.92%) DNS
7 79 (1.89%) LAN
8 67 (1.60%) SAN
9 52 (1.25%) Wireless
10 46 (1.10%) DHCP
11 41 (0.98%) Network Security
12 39 (0.93%) BGP
13 33 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (0.72%) MPLS
14 30 (0.72%) OSPF
15 29 (0.69%) FIX Connectivity
15 29 (0.69%) HTTP
16 26 (0.62%) VPN
17 25 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 221 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 218 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 164 (3.93%) Big Data
5 155 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
6 133 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 122 (2.92%) MySQL
8 113 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 105 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 92 (2.20%) NoSQL
11 84 (2.01%) RDBMS
12 78 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 76 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 75 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 72 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
16 66 (1.58%) Blockchain
17 56 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
18 52 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
19 50 (1.20%) Power BI
20 49 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 155 (3.71%) JIRA
2 146 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 106 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 102 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 93 (2.23%) Jenkins
6 89 (2.13%) Maven
7 57 (1.37%) JUnit
8 51 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 48 (1.15%) Selenium
10 35 (0.84%) Gradle
11 34 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 31 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 30 (0.72%) Cucumber
14 29 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
15 27 (0.65%) Subversion
16 24 (0.57%) Axure RP
16 24 (0.57%) WebDriver
17 23 (0.55%) ClearCase
18 20 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
19 18 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 943 (22.59%) Banking
2 272 (6.51%) Front Office
3 252 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 225 (5.39%) Advertising
5 199 (4.77%) Legal
6 175 (4.19%) Financial Institution
7 168 (4.02%) Retail
8 132 (3.16%) Back Office
9 97 (2.32%) Law
10 83 (1.99%) Marketing
11 49 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 34 (0.81%) Publishing
12 34 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 24 (0.57%) International Banking
14 15 (0.36%) Billing
14 15 (0.36%) Games
15 14 (0.34%) German Language
16 12 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.26%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,346 (32.24%) Developer
2 781 (18.71%) Analyst
3 384 (9.20%) Java Developer
4 344 (8.24%) Senior Developer
5 294 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 258 (6.18%) C# Developer
7 244 (5.84%) .NET Developer
8 193 (4.62%) Consultant
9 190 (4.55%) Architect
10 168 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 154 (3.69%) Project Manager
12 143 (3.43%) Lead Developer
13 135 (3.23%) Junior
13 135 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 132 (3.16%) SQL Developer
15 131 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 128 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
17 120 (2.87%) Support Engineer
18 111 (2.66%) Applications Support
19 110 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (14.16%) .NET
2 470 (11.26%) HTML
3 377 (9.03%) CSS
4 325 (7.78%) AngularJS
5 263 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 217 (5.20%) HTML5
7 181 (4.34%) Spring
8 165 (3.95%) Node.js
9 152 (3.64%) jQuery
10 151 (3.62%) REST
11 149 (3.57%) React
12 140 (3.35%) RESTful
13 137 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 136 (3.26%) Web Services
15 135 (3.23%) XML
16 133 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
17 126 (3.02%) CSS3
18 115 (2.75%) .NET Framework
19 104 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 100 (2.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 549 (13.15%) Fintech
2 392 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 279 (6.68%) Computer Science
4 217 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 178 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
6 155 (3.71%) User Experience
7 145 (3.47%) Equities
8 131 (3.14%) Hedge funds
9 111 (2.66%) Management Information System
10 102 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 102 (2.44%) Fixed Income
11 88 (2.11%) Data Centre
11 88 (2.11%) Data Structures
12 62 (1.49%) Derivative
13 51 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 41 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 41 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 38 (0.91%) Reinsurance
17 36 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 526 (12.60%) Windows
2 426 (10.20%) Linux
3 236 (5.65%) Unix
4 117 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 80 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 67 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 55 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.84%) Android
10 32 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (0.72%) Solaris
12 25 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 21 (0.50%) CentOS
14 16 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.38%) VMS
15 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,113 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (8.67%) ITIL
3 357 (8.55%) Project Management
4 339 (8.12%) SDLC
5 299 (7.16%) TDD
6 292 (6.99%) MVC
7 289 (6.92%) DevOps
8 281 (6.73%) Test Automation
9 271 (6.49%) OO
10 269 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
11 262 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 259 (6.20%) Software Engineering
13 241 (5.77%) Analytics
14 236 (5.65%) Multithreading
15 235 (5.63%) Business Analysis
16 226 (5.41%) Mathematics
16 226 (5.41%) Scrum
17 205 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
18 194 (4.65%) Information Security
19 176 (4.22%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,042 (24.96%) SQL
2 831 (19.90%) Java
3 693 (16.60%) JavaScript
4 664 (15.90%) C#
5 367 (8.79%) Python
6 219 (5.25%) C++
7 169 (4.05%) T-SQL
8 144 (3.45%) Scala
9 138 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 88 (2.11%) Ruby
11 86 (2.06%) VB
12 82 (1.96%) Perl
13 79 (1.89%) VBA
14 78 (1.87%) R
15 77 (1.84%) PHP
16 73 (1.75%) C
17 72 (1.72%) Shell Script
18 67 (1.60%) Bash Shell
19 52 (1.25%) Groovy
20 44 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 622 (14.90%) Degree
2 129 (3.09%) CISSP
3 125 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 91 (2.18%) CISM
5 87 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 79 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (1.46%) ISEB
8 59 (1.41%) CISA
9 42 (1.01%) CCNP
10 41 (0.98%) PhD
11 40 (0.96%) CCNA
12 36 (0.86%) Master's Degree
13 35 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
15 31 (0.74%) ISTQB
16 27 (0.65%) CCIE
17 26 (0.62%) PMI Certification
18 25 (0.60%) CRISC
18 25 (0.60%) PMP
19 24 (0.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (7.04%) QA
2 101 (2.42%) GDPR
3 83 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (1.89%) PMO
5 70 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 67 (1.60%) MiFID
7 40 (0.96%) SLA
8 39 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.60%) COBIT
9 25 (0.60%) Solvency II
10 22 (0.53%) EMIR
11 19 (0.46%) SEPA
12 16 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
13 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.19%) Basel III
15 7 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.14%) SAS 70
17 5 (0.12%) PSD2
18 4 (0.096%) IFRS
System Software
1 213 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 138 (3.31%) Docker
3 106 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.77%) XenApp
6 26 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.53%) XenServer
8 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.36%) vSphere
9 14 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.17%) HDFS
13 4 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.096%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.072%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.072%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.024%) iptables
Systems Management
1 84 (2.01%) Puppet
2 69 (1.65%) Ansible
3 65 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 46 (1.10%) Kubernetes
6 42 (1.01%) SCCM
7 21 (0.50%) Terraform
8 15 (0.36%) Nagios
8 15 (0.36%) SCOM
9 11 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
10 10 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.22%) Control-M
11 9 (0.22%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.22%) Nessus
12 8 (0.19%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
13 7 (0.17%) Kibana
14 6 (0.14%) Grafana
14 6 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 732 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 236 (5.65%) Oracle
3 155 (3.71%) VMware
4 130 (3.11%) Cisco
5 110 (2.63%) Citrix
6 92 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (1.77%) Tableau
8 73 (1.75%) Sybase
9 72 (1.72%) Google
10 65 (1.56%) HP
11 57 (1.37%) Siebel
12 54 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 54 (1.29%) SAP
13 45 (1.08%) Bloomberg
14 44 (1.05%) Cognos
15 35 (0.84%) Sun
16 34 (0.81%) TIBCO
17 33 (0.79%) CheckPoint
18 32 (0.77%) OpenText
19 30 (0.72%) Reuters