Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,382 2,926 3,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 32.12% 32.29% 32.68%
As % of the General category 63.28% 64.04% 64.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,359 2,632 3,120
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £107,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 2,184 4,569 5,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.76% 50.42% 50.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,903 3,940 4,660
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.84%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +16 11 £87,500 +18.64%
Moorgate +3 7 £67,500 -30.77%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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.

1 384 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (22.07%) SQL
3 290 (20.98%) Python
4 281 (20.33%) Azure
5 245 (17.73%) DevOps
6 231 (16.71%) Java
7 214 (15.48%) C#
7 214 (15.48%) AWS
8 208 (15.05%) Banking
9 204 (14.76%) Fintech
10 201 (14.54%) Microsoft
11 182 (13.17%) Degree
12 180 (13.02%) SQL Server
13 170 (12.30%) .NET
14 167 (12.08%) Microservices
15 166 (12.01%) JavaScript
16 137 (9.91%) Linux
17 133 (9.62%) Software Engineering
18 130 (9.41%) TDD
19 128 (9.26%) Windows
20 127 (9.19%) Test Automation
21 123 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
22 112 (8.10%) Kubernetes
23 111 (8.03%) Analytics
24 108 (7.81%) Computer Science
25 101 (7.31%) Docker
26 100 (7.24%) React
26 100 (7.24%) Jenkins
27 99 (7.16%) Scrum
28 96 (6.95%) Analytical Skills

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 53 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.37%) Confluence
4 13 (0.94%) Apache
5 11 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.72%) CMS
7 9 (0.65%) IIS
8 8 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.36%) SAS
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.22%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.14%) Mendix
11 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.072%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.072%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.072%) Figma
7 1 (0.072%) Sketch
7 1 (0.072%) Snagit
7 1 (0.072%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 11 (0.80%) Siebel CRM
4 9 (0.65%) FINCAD Analytics
5 8 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.22%) Actimize
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.072%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 281 (20.33%) Azure
2 214 (15.48%) AWS
3 79 (5.72%) SaaS
4 73 (5.28%) Power Platform
5 67 (4.85%) GCP
5 67 (4.85%) PaaS
6 58 (4.20%) Office 365
7 40 (2.89%) Dynamics 365
8 26 (1.88%) IaaS
9 24 (1.74%) OpenShift
10 18 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (0.94%) npm
11 13 (0.94%) Serverless
12 11 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.72%) GitHub
14 9 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.51%) Datadog
16 6 (0.43%) Amazon EKS
16 6 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.33%) Firewall
2 40 (2.89%) Network Security
3 39 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 34 (2.46%) DNS
5 23 (1.66%) DHCP
6 22 (1.59%) WAN
7 21 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (1.37%) VPN
9 18 (1.30%) BGP
9 18 (1.30%) SAN
10 17 (1.23%) OSPF
10 17 (1.23%) Wireless
11 16 (1.16%) LAN
12 14 (1.01%) Multicast
13 11 (0.80%) MPLS
13 11 (0.80%) VoIP
14 10 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.72%) Unified Communications
14 10 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.27%) NoSQL
3 57 (4.12%) Power BI
4 54 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 46 (3.33%) Big Data
6 46 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (2.68%) Data Lake
10 34 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
12 25 (1.81%) Relational Database
12 25 (1.81%) Tableau
13 21 (1.52%) MySQL
14 20 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 17 (1.23%) SQL Server 2017
16 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.80%) Blockchain
17 11 (0.80%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 100 (7.24%) Jenkins
2 86 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 65 (4.70%) JIRA
4 37 (2.68%) GitLab
5 25 (1.81%) webpack
6 23 (1.66%) Selenium
7 16 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.80%) JUnit
9 11 (0.80%) Postman
10 10 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.51%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.51%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.51%) Subversion
12 7 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 208 (15.05%) Banking
2 76 (5.50%) Advertising
3 63 (4.56%) Front Office
4 57 (4.12%) Marketing
5 35 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.39%) Law
7 32 (2.32%) Retail Banking
8 31 (2.24%) Financial Institution
9 28 (2.03%) Retail
10 25 (1.81%) Public Sector
11 24 (1.74%) Electronics
12 23 (1.66%) Back Office
12 23 (1.66%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.66%) Legal
13 22 (1.59%) Manufacturing
14 14 (1.01%) Billing
15 8 (0.58%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.36%) Games
17 3 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
18 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 399 (28.87%) Developer
2 183 (13.24%) Analyst
3 97 (7.02%) Architect
4 95 (6.87%) Senior Developer
5 70 (5.07%) Python Developer
6 65 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 65 (4.70%) Java Developer
7 61 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 56 (4.05%) Business Analyst
9 41 (2.97%) Software Engineer
10 40 (2.89%) Consultant
11 34 (2.46%) Enterprise Architect
12 30 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (2.10%) .NET Developer
13 29 (2.10%) Product Manager
13 29 (2.10%) Python Engineer
14 28 (2.03%) AWS Engineer
14 28 (2.03%) Project Manager
15 27 (1.95%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (12.30%) .NET
2 100 (7.24%) React
3 92 (6.66%) CSS
4 79 (5.72%) AngularJS
5 69 (4.99%) HTML
6 65 (4.70%) .NET Core
6 65 (4.70%) Node.js
6 65 (4.70%) REST
7 54 (3.91%) Web Services
8 49 (3.55%) Django
9 47 (3.40%) Redux
10 45 (3.26%) ASP.NET
11 42 (3.04%) Kafka
12 41 (2.97%) .NET Framework
13 39 (2.82%) RESTful
13 39 (2.82%) Spring
14 38 (2.75%) Pandas
15 37 (2.68%) HTML5
16 34 (2.46%) jQuery
16 34 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (4.92%) User Experience
4 57 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 55 (3.98%) Equities
6 52 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 48 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 46 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 45 (3.26%) Data Structures
10 36 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (2.53%) Derivative
12 28 (2.03%) Reinsurance
12 28 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
13 23 (1.66%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.66%) Public Cloud
13 23 (1.66%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.37%) Fixed Income
15 17 (1.23%) Market Risk
16 16 (1.16%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 137 (9.91%) Linux
2 128 (9.26%) Windows
3 43 (3.11%) Unix
4 33 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.24%) Windows 10
6 20 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.87%) CentOS
12 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
13 10 (0.72%) Android
14 9 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.36%) Fedora
16 3 (0.22%) Debian
17 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.14%) Solaris
18 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (17.73%) DevOps
3 204 (14.76%) Fintech
4 167 (12.08%) Microservices
5 133 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 130 (9.41%) TDD
7 127 (9.19%) Test Automation
8 123 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
9 111 (8.03%) Analytics
10 108 (7.81%) Computer Science
11 99 (7.16%) Scrum
12 94 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
13 92 (6.66%) Project Management
14 87 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 78 (5.64%) BDD
17 76 (5.50%) Information Security
18 73 (5.28%) SDLC
19 72 (5.21%) Workflow
20 71 (5.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 305 (22.07%) SQL
2 290 (20.98%) Python
3 231 (16.71%) Java
4 214 (15.48%) C#
5 166 (12.01%) JavaScript
6 68 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 62 (4.49%) C++
8 42 (3.04%) T-SQL
9 40 (2.89%) TypeScript
10 34 (2.46%) Java 8
11 24 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.66%) Go
13 21 (1.52%) ES6
13 21 (1.52%) PHP
13 21 (1.52%) R
13 21 (1.52%) Scala
14 15 (1.09%) C
15 14 (1.01%) Perl
15 14 (1.01%) Ruby
15 14 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 182 (13.17%) Degree
2 58 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.91%) CISSP
4 35 (2.53%) CISM
5 30 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.81%) CISA
7 23 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.37%) PhD
9 17 (1.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 12 (0.87%) CCNP
11 10 (0.72%) CSSLP
12 8 (0.58%) MCSE
12 8 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.58%) PMP
12 8 (0.58%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.43%) CCIE
13 6 (0.43%) CCSP
14 5 (0.36%) MCSA
14 5 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.05%) QA
2 31 (2.24%) GDPR
3 25 (1.81%) NIST
4 22 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.09%) EMIR
5 15 (1.09%) MiFID
6 14 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.94%) PMO
8 12 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.87%) SLA
9 7 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.22%) FATCA
11 3 (0.22%) IFRS
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (7.31%) Docker
2 68 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.09%) XenDesktop
5 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.072%) Firmware
10 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.072%) Snort
10 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (8.10%) Kubernetes
2 86 (6.22%) Ansible
3 84 (6.08%) Puppet
4 83 (6.01%) Terraform
5 28 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.45%) Grafana
7 16 (1.16%) Control-M
8 15 (1.09%) Prometheus
9 14 (1.01%) QRadar
10 12 (0.87%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (0.72%) SCCM
12 9 (0.65%) WSUS
13 7 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
13 7 (0.51%) Nagios
13 7 (0.51%) Salt
14 6 (0.43%) Istio
14 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 201 (14.54%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.28%) VMware
3 61 (4.41%) Cisco
4 57 (4.12%) Oracle
5 46 (3.33%) SAP
6 41 (2.97%) Databricks
7 39 (2.82%) Citrix
8 30 (2.17%) Splunk
9 28 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.74%) HP
11 19 (1.37%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 16 (1.16%) IBM
14 15 (1.09%) Google
14 15 (1.09%) Nintex
14 15 (1.09%) Palo Alto
14 15 (1.09%) QAD
15 14 (1.01%) F5
15 14 (1.01%) Sparx