Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,970 3,790 4,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.07% 37.64% 36.94%
As % of the General category 66.30% 66.28% 60.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,553 3,391 4,166
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £100,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +1.69%

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 5,988 5,718 7,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.41% 56.78% 61.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,344 5,113 6,894
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 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -2 8 £40,000 -
Moorgate +2 4 £55,000 -38.89%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,201 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,193 (30.05%) SQL
3 786 (19.80%) Microsoft
4 755 (19.02%) Java
5 745 (18.77%) Banking
6 705 (17.76%) C#
7 697 (17.56%) SQL Server
8 658 (16.57%) .NET
9 639 (16.10%) Degree
10 565 (14.23%) Windows
11 543 (13.68%) JavaScript
12 491 (12.37%) Fintech
13 460 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
14 454 (11.44%) Linux
15 405 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
16 385 (9.70%) Python
17 376 (9.47%) TDD
18 375 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
19 360 (9.07%) Project Management
20 334 (8.41%) CSS
21 331 (8.34%) Computer Science
22 317 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
22 317 (7.98%) DevOps
23 313 (7.88%) Oracle
24 310 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
25 307 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
26 299 (7.53%) MVC
27 298 (7.51%) Front Office
28 292 (7.36%) Advertising
28 292 (7.36%) HTML

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
1 130 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 73 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 72 (1.81%) Apache Spark
4 63 (1.59%) IIS
5 44 (1.11%) Confluence
6 41 (1.03%) CMS
6 41 (1.03%) Ethereum
7 33 (0.83%) Skype for Business
8 31 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 27 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (0.50%) SAS
12 19 (0.48%) JBoss
13 18 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.38%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.33%) Drupal
16 13 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 234 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 215 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.10%) SPSS
10 3 (0.076%) InDesign
11 2 (0.050%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.025%) EViews
12 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 76 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 27 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 27 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 21 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 19 (0.48%) Front Arena
5 16 (0.40%) Ripple
6 12 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.23%) MetaTrader
8 9 (0.23%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.20%) Eikon
9 8 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
10 7 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 375 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 317 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (3.15%) Office 365
4 71 (1.79%) SaaS
5 48 (1.21%) GitHub
6 43 (1.08%) PaaS
7 35 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (0.68%) IaaS
9 27 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 23 (0.58%) Serverless
11 22 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.45%) Slack
13 17 (0.43%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 15 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
15 15 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 12 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
17 11 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 228 (5.74%) Firewall
2 101 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 97 (2.44%) DNS
4 86 (2.17%) WAN
5 81 (2.04%) LAN
6 80 (2.02%) Internet
7 64 (1.61%) VPN
8 60 (1.51%) Network Security
9 52 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (1.23%) Skype
11 48 (1.21%) DHCP
12 39 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
12 39 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 34 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 32 (0.81%) SAN
15 31 (0.78%) SNMP
16 30 (0.76%) BGP
16 30 (0.76%) NX-OS
17 29 (0.73%) Wireless
18 28 (0.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 283 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 283 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 216 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 186 (4.69%) Big Data
5 139 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 137 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 127 (3.20%) NoSQL
8 124 (3.12%) Power BI
9 96 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 93 (2.34%) Blockchain
11 88 (2.22%) MySQL
12 64 (1.61%) Data Lake
12 64 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
13 61 (1.54%) Hadoop
14 60 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
15 59 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
16 55 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (1.31%) MongoDB
17 52 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 202 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 139 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 121 (3.05%) JIRA
5 106 (2.67%) Maven
6 104 (2.62%) Visual Studio
7 84 (2.12%) Subversion
8 82 (2.07%) Selenium
9 62 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 49 (1.23%) Gradle
10 49 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 41 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 34 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 31 (0.78%) NUnit
14 30 (0.76%) Jasmine
15 28 (0.71%) Eclipse
16 26 (0.65%) JUnit
16 26 (0.65%) MSBuild
17 25 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 24 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 745 (18.77%) Banking
2 298 (7.51%) Front Office
3 292 (7.36%) Advertising
4 162 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 140 (3.53%) Back Office
6 128 (3.22%) Retail
7 125 (3.15%) Legal
8 124 (3.12%) Investment Banking
9 119 (3.00%) Law
10 81 (2.04%) Marketing
11 74 (1.86%) Telecoms
12 49 (1.23%) General Ledger
13 31 (0.78%) Games
14 22 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.53%) French Language
16 15 (0.38%) Publishing
17 14 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.30%) International Banking
18 12 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 9 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,297 (32.67%) Developer
2 712 (17.93%) Analyst
3 346 (8.72%) Java Developer
4 252 (6.35%) C# Developer
5 248 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 213 (5.37%) .NET Developer
7 209 (5.26%) Architect
8 208 (5.24%) Business Analyst
9 198 (4.99%) Project Manager
10 186 (4.69%) SQL Developer
11 173 (4.36%) Consultant
12 148 (3.73%) Applications Support
13 126 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
14 122 (3.07%) Support Analyst
15 101 (2.54%) Junior
16 100 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 96 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
18 88 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 88 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
19 86 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (16.57%) .NET
2 334 (8.41%) CSS
3 292 (7.36%) HTML
4 257 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 208 (5.24%) Web Services
6 202 (5.09%) ASP.NET
7 189 (4.76%) jQuery
8 180 (4.53%) React
9 178 (4.48%) XML
10 157 (3.95%) Spring
11 130 (3.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 120 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 120 (3.02%) HTML5
13 117 (2.95%) REST
14 107 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 101 (2.54%) RESTful
16 98 (2.47%) WCF
17 94 (2.37%) .NET Framework
18 93 (2.34%) WPF
19 86 (2.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 491 (12.37%) Fintech
2 460 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (8.34%) Computer Science
4 215 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 188 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 172 (4.33%) Derivative
7 156 (3.93%) Hedge funds
8 148 (3.73%) Fixed Income
9 143 (3.60%) Management Information System
10 134 (3.38%) User Experience
11 111 (2.80%) Mobile App
12 109 (2.75%) Equities
13 95 (2.39%) Data Structures
14 83 (2.09%) Data Centre
14 83 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
15 64 (1.61%) Algorithms
16 63 (1.59%) Reinsurance
17 44 (1.11%) Bitcoin
18 40 (1.01%) Market Risk
18 40 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 565 (14.23%) Windows
2 454 (11.44%) Linux
3 239 (6.02%) Unix
4 173 (4.36%) Windows Server
5 73 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 71 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 66 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (1.61%) Android
9 59 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 58 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 54 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.76%) CentOS
13 20 (0.50%) HPUX
14 16 (0.40%) AIX
15 13 (0.33%) Solaris
15 13 (0.33%) VMS
16 12 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,201 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
3 376 (9.47%) TDD
4 360 (9.07%) Project Management
5 317 (7.98%) DevOps
6 310 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 307 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 299 (7.53%) MVC
9 288 (7.25%) Scrum
10 286 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 281 (7.08%) Test Automation
12 262 (6.60%) Software Engineering
13 252 (6.35%) SDLC
14 249 (6.27%) Analytics
15 248 (6.25%) Business Analysis
16 240 (6.05%) OO
17 223 (5.62%) Microservices
18 217 (5.47%) Investment Management
19 209 (5.26%) ITIL
20 205 (5.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,193 (30.05%) SQL
2 755 (19.02%) Java
3 705 (17.76%) C#
4 543 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 385 (9.70%) Python
6 272 (6.85%) T-SQL
7 215 (5.42%) PowerShell
8 192 (4.84%) C++
9 164 (4.13%) Java 8
10 123 (3.10%) Scala
11 121 (3.05%) VBA
12 100 (2.52%) Bash Shell
13 83 (2.09%) Perl
14 71 (1.79%) R
15 65 (1.64%) C
16 64 (1.61%) PHP
17 62 (1.56%) Shell Script
18 48 (1.21%) TypeScript
19 45 (1.13%) PL/SQL
20 44 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 639 (16.10%) Degree
2 149 (3.75%) CISSP
3 144 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 109 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (2.32%) CCNP
6 71 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (1.74%) CCIE
7 69 (1.74%) CISM
8 45 (1.13%) MCSE
8 45 (1.13%) PMP
9 44 (1.11%) ISEB
10 40 (1.01%) PMI Certification
11 39 (0.98%) CISA
12 32 (0.81%) CEH
13 27 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 26 (0.65%) MCITP
15 25 (0.63%) CCNA
15 25 (0.63%) ISTQB
15 25 (0.63%) MCSA
16 24 (0.60%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (5.34%) QA
2 99 (2.49%) GDPR
3 82 (2.07%) MiFID
4 68 (1.71%) PMO
5 67 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 56 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 36 (0.91%) SLA
8 28 (0.71%) EMIR
9 23 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (0.43%) COBIT
10 17 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.28%) SEPA
11 11 (0.28%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.25%) FATCA
12 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.18%) IFRS
14 7 (0.18%) ISO 20022
14 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 6 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 249 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 122 (3.07%) Docker
3 100 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.65%) XenApp
8 21 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.48%) Snort
10 18 (0.45%) vSphere
11 15 (0.38%) HDFS
11 15 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.25%) XenServer
13 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
17 3 (0.076%) Squid
Systems Management
1 85 (2.14%) Ansible
2 73 (1.84%) SCCM
3 68 (1.71%) Kubernetes
4 67 (1.69%) Puppet
5 42 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (0.93%) Terraform
7 30 (0.76%) SCOM
8 21 (0.53%) Nagios
9 19 (0.48%) Kibana
9 19 (0.48%) OSSEC
9 19 (0.48%) vCenter Server
10 17 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.28%) Mesos
12 11 (0.28%) Oozie
13 10 (0.25%) logstash
13 10 (0.25%) vRealize
14 9 (0.23%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.23%) Grafana
14 9 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 786 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 313 (7.88%) Oracle
3 164 (4.13%) Cisco
4 153 (3.85%) VMware
5 91 (2.29%) CheckPoint
6 89 (2.24%) Citrix
7 84 (2.12%) Red Hat
8 83 (2.09%) SAP
9 81 (2.04%) Tableau
10 70 (1.76%) F5
10 70 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
11 62 (1.56%) Google
12 53 (1.34%) Palo Alto
13 49 (1.23%) Nintex
14 45 (1.13%) Bloomberg
14 45 (1.13%) TIBCO
15 44 (1.11%) IBM
16 39 (0.98%) ServiceNow
17 34 (0.86%) Splunk
18 33 (0.83%) HP