Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3982 4276 6390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.14% 36.55% 36.95%
As % of the General category 67.51% 61.37% 60.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3573 3911 5561
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £91,250
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 5898 6968 10602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.97% 59.56% 61.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5320 6353 9138
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 £36,250 £33,175
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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
London Bridge -3 5 £85,000 +61.90%
Moorgate +4 3 £90,000 +35.85%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1062 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1042 (26.17%) SQL
3 947 (23.78%) Banking
4 812 (20.39%) Java
5 717 (18.01%) Microsoft
6 701 (17.60%) SQL Server
7 600 (15.07%) JavaScript
8 578 (14.52%) Degree
9 575 (14.44%) C#
10 536 (13.46%) Windows
11 525 (13.18%) .NET
12 451 (11.33%) HTML
13 421 (10.57%) Fintech
14 407 (10.22%) Linux
15 370 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
16 346 (8.69%) Python
17 344 (8.64%) ITIL
18 338 (8.49%) Project Management
19 330 (8.29%) CSS
20 300 (7.53%) SDLC
21 282 (7.08%) Front Office
22 280 (7.03%) AngularJS
23 279 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
24 276 (6.93%) QA
25 273 (6.86%) TDD
26 269 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
27 267 (6.71%) Unix
27 267 (6.71%) Oracle
28 259 (6.50%) Business Analysis
29 255 (6.40%) Investment Banking

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 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 70 (1.76%) CMS
3 62 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 58 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 47 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.13%) IIS
7 42 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 36 (0.90%) EPiServer
9 33 (0.83%) JBoss
10 27 (0.68%) SAS
11 24 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 23 (0.58%) Apache
13 21 (0.53%) WordPress
14 19 (0.48%) Confluence
14 19 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.45%) Documentum
16 17 (0.43%) Jetty
17 16 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
18 13 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 248 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 173 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 64 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 63 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 34 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.78%) InVision
8 5 (0.13%) SPSS
9 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.075%) HipChat
11 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.050%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.050%) Moqups
12 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 78 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.60%) MetaTrader
3 16 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.30%) Revive Adserver
6 11 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 10 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
8 9 (0.23%) Temenos T24
9 8 (0.20%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.18%) Actimize
10 7 (0.18%) Temenos Globus
11 6 (0.15%) Eikon
11 6 (0.15%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.15%) HFM
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
12 5 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 183 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 182 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (2.34%) Office 365
4 65 (1.63%) SaaS
5 37 (0.93%) GitHub
6 32 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (0.63%) IaaS
8 20 (0.50%) PaaS
9 17 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 11 (0.28%) FinancialForce
11 11 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 11 (0.28%) Slack
11 11 (0.28%) Trello
12 9 (0.23%) Akamai
12 9 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 153 (3.84%) Firewall
2 88 (2.21%) Internet
3 81 (2.03%) DNS
4 72 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 70 (1.76%) WAN
6 69 (1.73%) LAN
7 66 (1.66%) Intranet
8 54 (1.36%) DHCP
8 54 (1.36%) SAN
9 53 (1.33%) Network Security
10 46 (1.16%) Wireless
11 45 (1.13%) VPN
12 34 (0.85%) BGP
12 34 (0.85%) MPLS
13 29 (0.73%) OSPF
14 28 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (0.65%) FIX Connectivity
16 24 (0.60%) HTTP
17 21 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 213 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 211 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 152 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 135 (3.39%) Big Data
7 106 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 94 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 92 (2.31%) MySQL
10 90 (2.26%) NoSQL
11 78 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 77 (1.93%) Hadoop
13 75 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 71 (1.78%) RDBMS
14 71 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 52 (1.31%) Power BI
16 51 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
17 46 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
18 40 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
19 39 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 158 (3.97%) JIRA
2 112 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 108 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 82 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (1.98%) Maven
6 78 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 63 (1.58%) Selenium
8 47 (1.18%) JUnit
9 41 (1.03%) Gradle
10 33 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 31 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.78%) WebDriver
12 27 (0.68%) Subversion
13 25 (0.63%) Axure RP
14 23 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 20 (0.50%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.48%) Eclipse
17 19 (0.48%) SpecFlow
18 17 (0.43%) GoogleTest
General
1 947 (23.78%) Banking
2 282 (7.08%) Front Office
3 255 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 177 (4.45%) Advertising
5 163 (4.09%) Financial Institution
6 157 (3.94%) Legal
7 152 (3.82%) Retail
8 131 (3.29%) Back Office
9 105 (2.64%) Marketing
10 87 (2.18%) Law
11 57 (1.43%) Telecoms
12 45 (1.13%) Games
13 38 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 25 (0.63%) German Language
14 25 (0.63%) International Banking
14 25 (0.63%) Publishing
15 24 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 21 (0.53%) Electronics
17 20 (0.50%) French Language
18 19 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1199 (30.11%) Developer
2 821 (20.62%) Analyst
3 361 (9.07%) Java Developer
4 298 (7.48%) Senior Developer
5 285 (7.16%) Business Analyst
6 219 (5.50%) C# Developer
7 209 (5.25%) .NET Developer
8 191 (4.80%) Consultant
9 169 (4.24%) Support Analyst
10 162 (4.07%) Project Manager
11 161 (4.04%) Architect
12 155 (3.89%) Financial Analyst
13 150 (3.77%) Junior
14 149 (3.74%) SQL Developer
15 141 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
16 139 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
17 131 (3.29%) Applications Support
18 125 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
19 123 (3.09%) Lead Developer
20 114 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (13.18%) .NET
2 451 (11.33%) HTML
3 330 (8.29%) CSS
4 280 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 211 (5.30%) ASP.NET
6 184 (4.62%) HTML5
7 163 (4.09%) jQuery
8 161 (4.04%) Spring
9 149 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
10 138 (3.47%) XML
11 124 (3.11%) Node.js
12 120 (3.01%) REST
13 115 (2.89%) React
14 113 (2.84%) Web Services
15 108 (2.71%) CSS3
16 104 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 103 (2.59%) .NET Framework
18 98 (2.46%) Hibernate
19 94 (2.36%) RESTful
20 87 (2.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 421 (10.57%) Fintech
2 370 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 191 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 168 (4.22%) User Experience
6 143 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
7 127 (3.19%) Equities
8 118 (2.96%) Hedge funds
9 113 (2.84%) Management Information System
10 112 (2.81%) Fixed Income
11 102 (2.56%) Algorithms
12 82 (2.06%) Data Centre
13 77 (1.93%) Data Structures
14 73 (1.83%) Derivative
15 60 (1.51%) Credit Risk
16 49 (1.23%) Market Risk
17 46 (1.16%) Clustering
18 42 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
18 42 (1.05%) Reinsurance
19 36 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 536 (13.46%) Windows
2 407 (10.22%) Linux
3 267 (6.71%) Unix
4 138 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 104 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 48 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 46 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.85%) Android
11 32 (0.80%) Solaris
12 29 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 27 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 18 (0.45%) CentOS
15 12 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.23%) AIX
16 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1062 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (8.64%) ITIL
3 338 (8.49%) Project Management
4 300 (7.53%) SDLC
5 279 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
6 273 (6.86%) TDD
7 269 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 259 (6.50%) Business Analysis
9 254 (6.38%) MVC
9 254 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 238 (5.98%) Analytics
11 224 (5.63%) DevOps
11 224 (5.63%) OO
12 222 (5.58%) Software Engineering
13 216 (5.42%) Multithreading
14 208 (5.22%) Scrum
15 204 (5.12%) Mathematics
16 176 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
17 166 (4.17%) Asset Management
18 161 (4.04%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1042 (26.17%) SQL
2 812 (20.39%) Java
3 600 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 575 (14.44%) C#
5 346 (8.69%) Python
6 241 (6.05%) C++
7 176 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 149 (3.74%) Scala
9 120 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 78 (1.96%) VB
10 78 (1.96%) VBA
11 77 (1.93%) C
12 70 (1.76%) PHP
12 70 (1.76%) Ruby
13 65 (1.63%) R
14 64 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 59 (1.48%) Perl
16 44 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 44 (1.10%) Groovy
17 37 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 578 (14.52%) Degree
2 97 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (2.16%) CISSP
5 72 (1.81%) CISM
6 71 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (1.23%) ISEB
8 44 (1.10%) CISA
9 42 (1.05%) CCNA
10 37 (0.93%) CCNP
11 34 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 32 (0.80%) MCSE
12 32 (0.80%) PhD
13 31 (0.78%) Master's Degree
13 31 (0.78%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
15 28 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (0.65%) CCIE
16 26 (0.65%) CRISC
16 26 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.93%) QA
2 70 (1.76%) PMO
3 68 (1.71%) GDPR
4 62 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 61 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 60 (1.51%) MiFID
7 53 (1.33%) SLA
8 30 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.63%) EMIR
10 20 (0.50%) COBIT
11 19 (0.48%) SEPA
12 14 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.33%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.23%) Basel III
16 7 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
17 6 (0.15%) ISO 20022
17 6 (0.15%) PSD2
18 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 5 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 221 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.51%) Docker
3 89 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.03%) XenApp
5 34 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 23 (0.58%) XenServer
7 22 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.50%) vSphere
9 13 (0.33%) HDFS
10 12 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.10%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.075%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.075%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
16 2 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (1.48%) Puppet
2 54 (1.36%) Ansible
3 49 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 40 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 31 (0.78%) SCCM
7 15 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (0.38%) SCOM
7 15 (0.38%) Terraform
8 14 (0.35%) Nagios
9 12 (0.30%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
11 8 (0.20%) Control-M
11 8 (0.20%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.20%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 717 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 267 (6.71%) Oracle
3 124 (3.11%) VMware
4 120 (3.01%) Cisco
4 120 (3.01%) Citrix
5 85 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 72 (1.81%) Sybase
7 66 (1.66%) Tableau
8 62 (1.56%) Google
9 58 (1.46%) SAP
10 57 (1.43%) Siebel
11 55 (1.38%) Cognos
12 53 (1.33%) HP
13 48 (1.21%) Sun
14 47 (1.18%) Red Hat
15 43 (1.08%) CheckPoint
16 37 (0.93%) OpenText
17 35 (0.88%) IBM
18 31 (0.78%) Dell
19 30 (0.75%) TIBCO