Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3856 4437 6584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.83% 37.10% 36.26%
As % of the General category 67.41% 61.10% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3438 4080 5715
City of London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 5720 7262 10997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.60% 60.71% 60.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5123 6647 9402
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,025 £90,000
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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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
Moorgate +2 3 £90,000 +71.43%
London Bridge -5 3 - -
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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 1037 (26.89%) SQL
2 1017 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 915 (23.73%) Banking
4 818 (21.21%) Java
5 674 (17.48%) Microsoft
6 672 (17.43%) SQL Server
7 581 (15.07%) JavaScript
8 561 (14.55%) Degree
9 540 (14.00%) Windows
10 531 (13.77%) C#
11 480 (12.45%) .NET
12 449 (11.64%) HTML
13 405 (10.50%) Linux
14 402 (10.43%) Fintech
15 359 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
16 336 (8.71%) Python
17 331 (8.58%) ITIL
18 328 (8.51%) CSS
19 311 (8.07%) Project Management
20 278 (7.21%) Front Office
20 278 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
21 274 (7.11%) AngularJS
22 270 (7.00%) Oracle
23 269 (6.98%) Unix
24 265 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
25 264 (6.85%) SDLC
26 260 (6.74%) Investment Banking
27 256 (6.64%) Analytics
28 254 (6.59%) TDD
29 246 (6.38%) QA

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
1 124 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.66%) CMS
3 62 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 59 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 49 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.17%) IIS
7 44 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (1.09%) JBoss
9 37 (0.96%) EPiServer
10 31 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 30 (0.78%) Apache
12 26 (0.67%) SAS
13 25 (0.65%) WordPress
14 24 (0.62%) Confluence
14 24 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (0.57%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.54%) Documentum
17 19 (0.49%) Skype for Business
18 17 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
19 16 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 239 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
4 65 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.80%) InVision
8 6 (0.16%) SPSS
9 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.078%) HipChat
11 2 (0.052%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.026%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.026%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 67 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.65%) MetaTrader
3 16 (0.41%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
5 13 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.31%) Revive Adserver
7 9 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.23%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
9 6 (0.16%) Actimize
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
9 6 (0.16%) Workday HCM
10 5 (0.13%) FastStats
10 5 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 162 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (2.10%) Office 365
4 69 (1.79%) SaaS
5 27 (0.70%) GitHub
6 24 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (0.52%) IaaS
8 17 (0.44%) PaaS
9 11 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (0.23%) Akamai
10 9 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.23%) CloudFront
11 8 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.18%) npm
12 7 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.16%) Heroku
14 5 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 169 (4.38%) Firewall
2 92 (2.39%) Internet
3 87 (2.26%) WAN
4 81 (2.10%) LAN
5 80 (2.07%) DNS
6 77 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 68 (1.76%) Network Security
8 62 (1.61%) VPN
9 58 (1.50%) Intranet
10 56 (1.45%) SAN
11 54 (1.40%) DHCP
12 51 (1.32%) Wireless
13 44 (1.14%) MPLS
14 40 (1.04%) BGP
15 32 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (0.83%) OSPF
16 28 (0.73%) VoIP
17 26 (0.67%) Multicast
18 25 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
18 25 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 207 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 196 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
5 136 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 127 (3.29%) Big Data
7 98 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 89 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 87 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 81 (2.10%) MySQL
11 75 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 68 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
13 66 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 65 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 57 (1.48%) Power BI
16 50 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
17 38 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
18 36 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
19 35 (0.91%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 165 (4.28%) JIRA
2 107 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 104 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 78 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 77 (2.00%) Maven
5 77 (2.00%) Selenium
6 70 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 48 (1.24%) Gradle
8 47 (1.22%) JUnit
9 38 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 30 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 29 (0.75%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.67%) Subversion
13 25 (0.65%) Axure RP
14 22 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 21 (0.54%) Ant
15 21 (0.54%) SpecFlow
16 19 (0.49%) Jasmine
16 19 (0.49%) Mockito
17 18 (0.47%) GoogleTest
General
1 915 (23.73%) Banking
2 278 (7.21%) Front Office
3 260 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 164 (4.25%) Legal
5 157 (4.07%) Financial Institution
6 151 (3.92%) Advertising
7 142 (3.68%) Retail
8 127 (3.29%) Back Office
9 125 (3.24%) Marketing
10 91 (2.36%) Law
11 56 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 42 (1.09%) Games
13 30 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 26 (0.67%) Billing
15 24 (0.62%) German Language
15 24 (0.62%) International Banking
16 23 (0.60%) French Language
16 23 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 20 (0.52%) Electronics
18 19 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1154 (29.93%) Developer
2 797 (20.67%) Analyst
3 378 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 289 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 251 (6.51%) Business Analyst
6 193 (5.01%) .NET Developer
7 185 (4.80%) C# Developer
8 178 (4.62%) Support Analyst
9 176 (4.56%) Consultant
10 168 (4.36%) Project Manager
11 157 (4.07%) Architect
12 152 (3.94%) Financial Analyst
13 151 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 150 (3.89%) Junior
15 148 (3.84%) SQL Developer
16 134 (3.48%) Applications Support
17 126 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
18 121 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
18 121 (3.14%) Lead Developer
19 113 (2.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (12.45%) .NET
2 449 (11.64%) HTML
3 328 (8.51%) CSS
4 274 (7.11%) AngularJS
5 179 (4.64%) ASP.NET
6 173 (4.49%) HTML5
7 163 (4.23%) Spring
8 160 (4.15%) jQuery
9 149 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
10 141 (3.66%) XML
11 110 (2.85%) Web Services
12 109 (2.83%) React
13 108 (2.80%) Node.js
14 105 (2.72%) Hibernate
15 101 (2.62%) REST
16 97 (2.52%) CSS3
17 93 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 89 (2.31%) .NET Framework
19 78 (2.02%) Sass
20 76 (1.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 402 (10.43%) Fintech
2 359 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 186 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 175 (4.54%) User Experience
6 129 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
7 126 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 123 (3.19%) Equities
9 116 (3.01%) Fixed Income
10 113 (2.93%) Hedge funds
11 93 (2.41%) Algorithms
12 84 (2.18%) Data Centre
13 83 (2.15%) Derivative
14 69 (1.79%) Data Structures
15 65 (1.69%) Credit Risk
16 56 (1.45%) Market Risk
17 47 (1.22%) Clustering
18 42 (1.09%) Reinsurance
19 40 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
20 34 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 540 (14.00%) Windows
2 405 (10.50%) Linux
3 269 (6.98%) Unix
4 142 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 108 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 52 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (1.01%) Android
8 39 (1.01%) Windows 10
9 38 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.86%) Solaris
11 32 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 27 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.47%) CentOS
14 11 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.21%) AIX
17 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.078%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (8.58%) ITIL
3 311 (8.07%) Project Management
4 278 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 265 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
6 264 (6.85%) SDLC
7 256 (6.64%) Analytics
8 254 (6.59%) TDD
9 245 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 230 (5.96%) MVC
11 219 (5.68%) Test Automation
12 215 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 211 (5.47%) Scrum
14 207 (5.37%) OO
15 206 (5.34%) Multithreading
16 203 (5.26%) DevOps
17 195 (5.06%) Mathematics
18 181 (4.69%) Asset Management
19 164 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
19 164 (4.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1037 (26.89%) SQL
2 818 (21.21%) Java
3 581 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 531 (13.77%) C#
5 336 (8.71%) Python
6 234 (6.07%) C++
7 194 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 137 (3.55%) Scala
9 119 (3.09%) PowerShell
10 75 (1.95%) VB
11 71 (1.84%) C
12 65 (1.69%) VBA
13 64 (1.66%) PHP
14 63 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 59 (1.53%) Perl
16 57 (1.48%) R
16 57 (1.48%) Ruby
17 46 (1.19%) Groovy
18 37 (0.96%) Bash Shell
19 28 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 561 (14.55%) Degree
2 87 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (2.13%) CISSP
5 76 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (1.92%) CISM
7 49 (1.27%) CISA
8 48 (1.24%) ISEB
9 44 (1.14%) CCNP
10 43 (1.12%) CCNA
11 35 (0.91%) MCSE
12 32 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.80%) PhD
14 30 (0.78%) CCIE
15 28 (0.73%) Master's Degree
15 28 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
16 27 (0.70%) CRISC
17 26 (0.67%) GCIH
18 25 (0.65%) GIAC
18 25 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (6.38%) QA
2 65 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 65 (1.69%) PMO
3 61 (1.58%) MiFID
4 59 (1.53%) GDPR
5 58 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 49 (1.27%) SLA
7 35 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.62%) EMIR
9 21 (0.54%) COBIT
10 18 (0.47%) SEPA
11 13 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
12 12 (0.31%) ISO 20022
13 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.26%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.23%) Basel III
16 7 (0.18%) ISO 15022
17 6 (0.16%) PSD2
18 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
18 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 217 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.31%) Docker
3 85 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (1.09%) XenApp
5 34 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 30 (0.78%) vSphere
7 24 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.54%) XenServer
9 19 (0.49%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.39%) HDFS
11 12 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.13%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 3 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.078%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (1.30%) Puppet
2 42 (1.09%) Ansible
3 40 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.75%) SCCM
5 28 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 25 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (0.36%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.34%) Nagios
9 13 (0.34%) SCOM
10 12 (0.31%) Control-M
10 12 (0.31%) Terraform
11 9 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.23%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
14 6 (0.16%) HP SIM
15 5 (0.13%) Nessus
15 5 (0.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 674 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 270 (7.00%) Oracle
3 136 (3.53%) Cisco
4 125 (3.24%) Citrix
4 125 (3.24%) VMware
5 83 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 71 (1.84%) Sybase
7 64 (1.66%) Tableau
8 58 (1.50%) SAP
9 55 (1.43%) Cognos
9 55 (1.43%) Siebel
10 53 (1.37%) Google
11 49 (1.27%) HP
12 48 (1.24%) CheckPoint
13 47 (1.22%) Sun
14 42 (1.09%) Red Hat
15 37 (0.96%) TIBCO
16 34 (0.88%) IBM
17 33 (0.86%) Palo Alto
18 32 (0.83%) SolarWinds