Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,788 3,981 4,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.00% 38.96% 36.57%
As % of the General category 65.94% 67.18% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,408 3,566 3,934
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £39,198 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 5,745 5,926 7,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.56% 57.99% 59.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,134 5,334 6,396
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £94,375
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -1 7 £40,000 -52.94%
Moorgate 0 4 £55,000 -38.89%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,127 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,116 (29.46%) SQL
3 737 (19.46%) Java
4 720 (19.01%) Banking
5 689 (18.19%) Microsoft
6 637 (16.82%) C#
6 637 (16.82%) SQL Server
7 583 (15.39%) Degree
8 559 (14.76%) Windows
9 556 (14.68%) .NET
10 523 (13.81%) JavaScript
11 481 (12.70%) Fintech
12 451 (11.91%) Linux
13 425 (11.22%) Python
14 415 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 380 (10.03%) TDD
16 361 (9.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 342 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
18 327 (8.63%) DevOps
19 317 (8.37%) Project Management
20 311 (8.21%) Computer Science
21 308 (8.13%) CSS
22 305 (8.05%) Oracle
23 298 (7.87%) Scrum
24 284 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
25 282 (7.44%) HTML
25 282 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
26 277 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
27 269 (7.10%) Front Office
28 267 (7.05%) 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
1 114 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 83 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 69 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 69 (1.82%) IIS
4 30 (0.79%) Confluence
5 27 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (0.71%) Ethereum
6 26 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 24 (0.63%) CMS
8 23 (0.61%) SAS
9 21 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (0.55%) Skype for Business
10 20 (0.53%) JBoss
10 20 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.37%) Mule
14 13 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.29%) Apache TomEE
16 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 226 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 187 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.11%) InDesign
8 2 (0.053%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.053%) SPSS
9 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.026%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 71 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
3 22 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 21 (0.55%) thinkFolio
5 20 (0.53%) Front Arena
6 19 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.40%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
12 8 (0.21%) Ripple
13 7 (0.18%) Eikon
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (0.16%) SAP FI
14 6 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
14 6 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 361 (9.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 284 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (3.25%) Office 365
4 69 (1.82%) SaaS
5 53 (1.40%) GitHub
6 45 (1.19%) PaaS
7 41 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (1.00%) OpenShift
9 22 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.42%) IaaS
11 15 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 14 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.34%) Serverless
14 12 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 10 (0.26%) Apigee
16 10 (0.26%) Boomi
16 10 (0.26%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 222 (5.86%) Firewall
2 113 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 87 (2.30%) DNS
4 75 (1.98%) Internet
5 69 (1.82%) LAN
6 67 (1.77%) DHCP
7 65 (1.72%) WAN
8 54 (1.43%) Network Security
9 53 (1.40%) VPN
10 41 (1.08%) Skype
11 36 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (0.87%) SAN
13 29 (0.77%) BGP
14 28 (0.74%) Multicast
14 28 (0.74%) OSPF
14 28 (0.74%) SNMP
15 24 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (0.58%) HTTP
18 21 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 226 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 215 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 177 (4.67%) Big Data
5 163 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
6 132 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 111 (2.93%) Power BI
7 111 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 101 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 83 (2.19%) Blockchain
10 78 (2.06%) MySQL
11 77 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
13 65 (1.72%) Hadoop
14 59 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
15 55 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
16 51 (1.35%) Data Lake
17 48 (1.27%) MongoDB
18 44 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 42 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 170 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 144 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 115 (3.04%) JIRA
4 112 (2.96%) Maven
5 107 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 91 (2.40%) Selenium
7 80 (2.11%) Subversion
8 69 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 59 (1.56%) Gradle
10 56 (1.48%) TeamCity
11 48 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 44 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
13 38 (1.00%) JUnit
13 38 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
14 28 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.66%) SpecFlow
16 24 (0.63%) Jasmine
17 23 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 23 (0.61%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 720 (19.01%) Banking
2 269 (7.10%) Front Office
3 267 (7.05%) Advertising
4 166 (4.38%) Financial Institution
5 142 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 122 (3.22%) Retail
7 119 (3.14%) Law
8 118 (3.12%) Legal
9 102 (2.69%) Back Office
10 73 (1.93%) Marketing
11 58 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 33 (0.87%) General Ledger
13 23 (0.61%) Games
13 23 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 22 (0.58%) French Language
15 12 (0.32%) International Banking
16 11 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.29%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.26%) Private Banking
18 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,261 (33.29%) Developer
2 679 (17.93%) Analyst
3 345 (9.11%) Java Developer
4 248 (6.55%) Senior Developer
5 214 (5.65%) Business Analyst
6 204 (5.39%) C# Developer
7 195 (5.15%) .NET Developer
8 181 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 165 (4.36%) Architect
10 158 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 149 (3.93%) Consultant
12 135 (3.56%) Applications Support
13 121 (3.19%) Support Analyst
14 107 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 105 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
15 105 (2.77%) C++ Developer
16 98 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
16 98 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
17 90 (2.38%) Support Engineer
18 88 (2.32%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (14.68%) .NET
2 308 (8.13%) CSS
3 282 (7.44%) HTML
4 234 (6.18%) AngularJS
5 201 (5.31%) Web Services
6 181 (4.78%) ASP.NET
6 181 (4.78%) Spring
7 170 (4.49%) React
8 164 (4.33%) XML
9 162 (4.28%) jQuery
10 128 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 124 (3.27%) REST
12 115 (3.04%) RESTful
13 105 (2.77%) HTML5
14 101 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 89 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 88 (2.32%) WCF
17 86 (2.27%) Kafka
18 81 (2.14%) Hibernate
19 79 (2.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 481 (12.70%) Fintech
2 415 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 311 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 188 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 182 (4.80%) Derivative
6 178 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 146 (3.85%) Hedge funds
8 125 (3.30%) Fixed Income
9 117 (3.09%) Management Information System
10 115 (3.04%) Mobile App
11 113 (2.98%) User Experience
12 102 (2.69%) Data Structures
13 97 (2.56%) Data Centre
14 94 (2.48%) Equities
15 85 (2.24%) Reinsurance
16 73 (1.93%) Algorithms
17 70 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
18 46 (1.21%) Market Risk
19 41 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
20 36 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 559 (14.76%) Windows
2 451 (11.91%) Linux
3 232 (6.12%) Unix
4 221 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 67 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 67 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 46 (1.21%) Android
9 44 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.58%) CentOS
11 16 (0.42%) Solaris
12 12 (0.32%) HPUX
13 11 (0.29%) AIX
14 10 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
16 7 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,127 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (10.03%) TDD
3 342 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
4 327 (8.63%) DevOps
5 317 (8.37%) Project Management
6 298 (7.87%) Scrum
7 282 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
8 277 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
9 266 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 265 (7.00%) MVC
11 242 (6.39%) Microservices
11 242 (6.39%) Software Engineering
12 241 (6.36%) Business Analysis
13 240 (6.34%) Test Automation
14 233 (6.15%) SDLC
15 229 (6.05%) Analytics
16 219 (5.78%) OO
17 212 (5.60%) ITIL
18 187 (4.94%) Investment Management
19 183 (4.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,116 (29.46%) SQL
2 737 (19.46%) Java
3 637 (16.82%) C#
4 523 (13.81%) JavaScript
5 425 (11.22%) Python
6 249 (6.57%) C++
7 242 (6.39%) T-SQL
8 194 (5.12%) PowerShell
9 159 (4.20%) Java 8
10 113 (2.98%) VBA
11 109 (2.88%) Bash Shell
12 102 (2.69%) Scala
13 84 (2.22%) Perl
14 68 (1.80%) R
15 67 (1.77%) C
16 65 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 56 (1.48%) Shell Script
18 47 (1.24%) Ruby
18 47 (1.24%) TypeScript
19 44 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 583 (15.39%) Degree
2 131 (3.46%) CISSP
3 125 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (2.22%) CCNP
6 65 (1.72%) ISEB
7 61 (1.61%) CISM
8 59 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 56 (1.48%) CCIE
10 43 (1.14%) CEH
11 40 (1.06%) PMP
12 37 (0.98%) MCSE
13 35 (0.92%) GIAC
14 33 (0.87%) CISA
14 33 (0.87%) PMI Certification
15 27 (0.71%) PhD
16 26 (0.69%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.63%) GSEC
18 22 (0.58%) Master's Degree
19 21 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (5.78%) QA
2 90 (2.38%) GDPR
3 78 (2.06%) MiFID
4 61 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 57 (1.50%) PMO
6 39 (1.03%) SLA
7 32 (0.84%) EMIR
8 24 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
8 24 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
9 18 (0.48%) COBIT
9 18 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.40%) FATCA
11 9 (0.24%) ISO 20022
11 9 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.21%) SEPA
13 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.11%) IFRS
14 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 258 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 147 (3.88%) Docker
3 88 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (0.69%) XenApp
7 23 (0.61%) HDFS
7 23 (0.61%) Snort
8 21 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.48%) vSphere
10 16 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.21%) XenServer
14 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.053%) Apache Flume
17 2 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 94 (2.48%) Ansible
2 90 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 73 (1.93%) Puppet
4 72 (1.90%) SCCM
5 47 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (1.03%) SCOM
7 26 (0.69%) Terraform
8 23 (0.61%) OSSEC
9 22 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
10 19 (0.50%) Nagios
11 18 (0.48%) vCenter Server
12 17 (0.45%) Mesos
12 17 (0.45%) vRealize
13 16 (0.42%) Kibana
14 15 (0.40%) Grafana
15 10 (0.26%) logstash
15 10 (0.26%) Oozie
16 9 (0.24%) FortiGate
17 8 (0.21%) Backup Exec
17 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 689 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 305 (8.05%) Oracle
3 153 (4.04%) VMware
4 150 (3.96%) Cisco
5 97 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 87 (2.30%) Tableau
7 82 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 70 (1.85%) Citrix
8 70 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 58 (1.53%) SAP
10 52 (1.37%) Google
11 50 (1.32%) F5
12 49 (1.29%) Bloomberg
12 49 (1.29%) IBM
13 45 (1.19%) Palo Alto
14 43 (1.14%) TIBCO
15 36 (0.95%) Reuters
16 35 (0.92%) Nintex
17 34 (0.90%) Sybase
18 32 (0.84%) Cognos