Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,346 4,123 3,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.66% 39.79% 36.53%
As % of the General category 65.24% 68.32% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,986 3,723 3,558
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% -

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 5,129 6,035 6,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.07% 58.24% 59.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4,557 5,416 5,705
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +4 8 £40,000 -52.94% 2
Moorgate -2 8 £55,000 -38.89%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 972 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 912 (27.26%) SQL
3 682 (20.38%) Banking
4 646 (19.31%) Microsoft
5 634 (18.95%) Java
6 547 (16.35%) SQL Server
7 540 (16.14%) C#
8 531 (15.87%) Windows
9 480 (14.35%) Degree
10 462 (13.81%) .NET
11 410 (12.25%) JavaScript
12 402 (12.01%) Python
13 394 (11.78%) Fintech
14 385 (11.51%) Linux
15 347 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
16 320 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 316 (9.44%) DevOps
18 311 (9.29%) TDD
19 298 (8.91%) Project Management
20 281 (8.40%) SDLC
21 277 (8.28%) Oracle
21 277 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
22 268 (8.01%) Active Directory
22 268 (8.01%) Computer Science
23 265 (7.92%) Advertising
24 251 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
25 247 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
26 246 (7.35%) Scrum
26 246 (7.35%) HTML
27 234 (6.99%) 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 92 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 75 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 67 (2.00%) IIS
4 48 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 32 (0.96%) Confluence
6 31 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 23 (0.69%) JBoss
8 22 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.54%) SAS
11 17 (0.51%) Apache TomEE
11 17 (0.51%) CMS
12 15 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.36%) Ethereum
13 12 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.30%) Mule
14 10 (0.30%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 193 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 179 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.060%) InDesign
8 2 (0.060%) InVision
9 1 (0.030%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 46 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 13 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.33%) Front Arena
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 320 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 133 (3.97%) Office 365
4 62 (1.85%) SaaS
5 43 (1.29%) GitHub
5 43 (1.29%) PaaS
6 34 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 30 (0.90%) OpenShift
9 21 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.57%) IaaS
11 15 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.36%) Serverless
13 11 (0.33%) npm
14 10 (0.30%) Apigee
14 10 (0.30%) Boomi
14 10 (0.30%) NuGet
15 8 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 209 (6.25%) Firewall
2 108 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 102 (3.05%) DNS
4 77 (2.30%) DHCP
5 74 (2.21%) Internet
6 70 (2.09%) WAN
7 69 (2.06%) LAN
8 63 (1.88%) VPN
9 59 (1.76%) Network Security
10 36 (1.08%) SAN
11 28 (0.84%) BGP
11 28 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (0.84%) Skype
12 27 (0.81%) OSPF
13 22 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 22 (0.66%) VoIP
13 22 (0.66%) Wireless
14 20 (0.60%) MPLS
15 19 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 18 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 169 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 145 (4.33%) Big Data
5 124 (3.71%) Relational Database
6 117 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 87 (2.60%) Power BI
8 79 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 76 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (1.88%) MySQL
10 63 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 61 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 50 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 50 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.34%) MongoDB
15 41 (1.23%) Blockchain
16 39 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
17 38 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
18 35 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 146 (4.36%) Jenkins
2 143 (4.27%) Git (software)
3 120 (3.59%) JIRA
4 101 (3.02%) Maven
5 93 (2.78%) Selenium
6 74 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 70 (2.09%) Subversion
8 58 (1.73%) Visual Studio
9 57 (1.70%) Gradle
10 47 (1.40%) JUnit
11 46 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 39 (1.17%) Cucumber
13 37 (1.11%) Eclipse
14 34 (1.02%) WebDriver
15 32 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
17 26 (0.78%) SpecFlow
18 24 (0.72%) Ant
19 23 (0.69%) Mockito
20 18 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 682 (20.38%) Banking
2 265 (7.92%) Advertising
3 219 (6.55%) Front Office
4 155 (4.63%) Financial Institution
5 120 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 112 (3.35%) Legal
7 92 (2.75%) Retail
8 90 (2.69%) Law
9 76 (2.27%) Back Office
10 68 (2.03%) Marketing
11 39 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 28 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 26 (0.78%) French Language
14 22 (0.66%) Games
15 16 (0.48%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.36%) International Banking
17 11 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
18 10 (0.30%) German Language
18 10 (0.30%) Manufacturing
19 8 (0.24%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,066 (31.86%) Developer
2 669 (19.99%) Analyst
3 310 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 224 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 213 (6.37%) Senior Developer
6 180 (5.38%) C# Developer
7 165 (4.93%) .NET Developer
8 156 (4.66%) Project Manager
9 128 (3.83%) Support Analyst
10 126 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 118 (3.53%) Consultant
12 112 (3.35%) SQL Developer
13 108 (3.23%) Architect
13 108 (3.23%) IT Analyst
14 103 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
15 94 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 90 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
17 89 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
18 87 (2.60%) Support Engineer
19 85 (2.54%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (13.81%) .NET
2 246 (7.35%) HTML
3 233 (6.96%) AngularJS
4 206 (6.16%) CSS
5 169 (5.05%) Spring
6 159 (4.75%) Web Services
7 138 (4.12%) XML
8 134 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 123 (3.68%) React
10 118 (3.53%) REST
11 112 (3.35%) jQuery
12 111 (3.32%) RESTful
13 108 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 96 (2.87%) HTML5
15 87 (2.60%) SOAP
16 82 (2.45%) WCF
17 77 (2.30%) Kafka
18 73 (2.18%) Spring Boot
19 70 (2.09%) WPF
20 67 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 394 (11.78%) Fintech
2 347 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 140 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
5 130 (3.89%) Derivative
6 104 (3.11%) Fixed Income
6 104 (3.11%) Management Information System
7 102 (3.05%) Reinsurance
8 95 (2.84%) Hedge funds
9 90 (2.69%) Data Structures
10 86 (2.57%) Data Centre
11 85 (2.54%) Mobile App
12 69 (2.06%) Equities
13 68 (2.03%) Algorithms
14 66 (1.97%) User Experience
15 46 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
16 43 (1.29%) Market Risk
17 37 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (1.11%) PKI
18 30 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 531 (15.87%) Windows
2 385 (11.51%) Linux
3 228 (6.81%) Windows Server
4 197 (5.89%) Unix
5 84 (2.51%) Windows 10
6 72 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 63 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (1.73%) Windows 7
10 38 (1.14%) Android
11 32 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.75%) CentOS
13 16 (0.48%) Solaris
14 15 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.33%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.24%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.21%) AIX
17 7 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
17 7 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (9.44%) DevOps
3 311 (9.29%) TDD
4 298 (8.91%) Project Management
5 281 (8.40%) SDLC
6 277 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
7 268 (8.01%) Computer Science
8 247 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 246 (7.35%) Scrum
10 234 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
11 223 (6.66%) Business Analysis
12 216 (6.46%) Microservices
13 211 (6.31%) ITIL
14 207 (6.19%) Analytics
14 207 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
15 204 (6.10%) Mathematics
16 194 (5.80%) Software Engineering
17 183 (5.47%) MVC
18 161 (4.81%) Test Automation
19 158 (4.72%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 912 (27.26%) SQL
2 634 (18.95%) Java
3 540 (16.14%) C#
4 410 (12.25%) JavaScript
5 402 (12.01%) Python
6 225 (6.72%) C++
7 163 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 153 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 134 (4.00%) Java 8
10 87 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 78 (2.33%) VBA
12 76 (2.27%) R
13 69 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 66 (1.97%) C
15 62 (1.85%) Perl
16 53 (1.58%) Scala
17 45 (1.34%) TypeScript
18 42 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 38 (1.14%) ES6
19 38 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 480 (14.35%) Degree
2 110 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (2.90%) CCNP
4 88 (2.63%) CISSP
5 80 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 71 (2.12%) ISEB
7 62 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (1.40%) CCIE
8 47 (1.40%) PMP
9 45 (1.34%) CEH
10 44 (1.32%) CISM
11 43 (1.29%) MCSE
11 43 (1.29%) PMI Certification
12 35 (1.05%) GIAC
13 29 (0.87%) PhD
14 28 (0.84%) CCNA
15 26 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (0.72%) ISTQB
16 24 (0.72%) Master's Degree
17 23 (0.69%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (5.86%) QA
2 69 (2.06%) MiFID
3 66 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 56 (1.67%) PMO
5 51 (1.52%) GDPR
6 47 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (1.32%) SLA
8 35 (1.05%) EMIR
9 33 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
10 23 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
11 21 (0.63%) Solvency II
12 17 (0.51%) FATCA
13 15 (0.45%) COBIT
14 8 (0.24%) ISO 20022
14 8 (0.24%) SEPA
15 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.12%) IFRS
17 3 (0.090%) FINREP
17 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 3 (0.090%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 268 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 169 (5.05%) Docker
3 96 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.17%) XenApp
6 30 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.72%) HDFS
8 22 (0.66%) vSphere
9 19 (0.57%) Snort
10 18 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 17 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.12%) XenServer
16 2 (0.060%) GlusterFS
16 2 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.060%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 125 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 93 (2.78%) Ansible
3 78 (2.33%) SCCM
4 67 (2.00%) Puppet
5 40 (1.20%) SCOM
6 37 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
8 23 (0.69%) Terraform
9 21 (0.63%) vCenter Server
10 20 (0.60%) Mesos
11 19 (0.57%) Grafana
11 19 (0.57%) OSSEC
12 16 (0.48%) Backup Exec
12 16 (0.48%) vRealize
13 11 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.30%) logstash
14 10 (0.30%) Nagios
15 9 (0.27%) Kibana
16 8 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
16 8 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 646 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 277 (8.28%) Oracle
3 167 (4.99%) VMware
4 149 (4.45%) Cisco
5 106 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 82 (2.45%) Citrix
7 79 (2.36%) CheckPoint
7 79 (2.36%) Tableau
8 48 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.40%) SAP
10 44 (1.32%) Palo Alto
10 44 (1.32%) Sybase
11 41 (1.23%) F5
11 41 (1.23%) IBM
12 37 (1.11%) TIBCO
13 36 (1.08%) Bloomberg
14 33 (0.99%) Google
15 30 (0.90%) Cognos
16 28 (0.84%) ServiceNow
17 26 (0.78%) Reuters