Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3,030 3,871 3,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 30.48% 35.08% 38.78%
As % of the General category 62.58% 65.38% 66.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,595 3,490 3,438
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,075 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 4,842 5,921 5,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.71% 53.65% 58.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,198 5,300 5,164
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,925 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 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 20 October 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 -1 18 £80,000 +100.00% 2
Moorgate +1 9 £75,000 +36.36%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 869 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (25.64%) SQL
3 641 (21.16%) Python
4 552 (18.22%) Java
5 547 (18.05%) SQL Server
6 532 (17.56%) Banking
7 497 (16.40%) C#
8 484 (15.97%) Microsoft
9 479 (15.81%) Fintech
10 409 (13.50%) .NET
11 370 (12.21%) Azure
12 368 (12.15%) AWS
13 365 (12.05%) Windows
14 355 (11.72%) JavaScript
14 355 (11.72%) Degree
15 346 (11.42%) Linux
16 339 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
17 337 (11.12%) DevOps
18 327 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
19 308 (10.17%) Scrum
20 300 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
21 265 (8.75%) Project Management
22 244 (8.05%) Analytics
23 242 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 241 (7.95%) HTML
25 236 (7.79%) Microservices
26 214 (7.06%) Computer Science
27 204 (6.73%) SDLC
28 202 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
29 199 (6.57%) CSS

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 88 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 66 (2.18%) Confluence
3 53 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 34 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (0.99%) CMS
6 29 (0.96%) EPiServer
7 26 (0.86%) MS Exchange
8 24 (0.79%) SAS
9 16 (0.53%) Apache
10 14 (0.46%) IIS
11 11 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.30%) nginx
13 7 (0.23%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.23%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.20%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 122 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (0.53%) InVision
6 13 (0.43%) Sketch
7 11 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.17%) InDesign
10 5 (0.17%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.13%) Figma
11 4 (0.13%) Marvel
12 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 43 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.73%) NetSuite
3 15 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 13 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.23%) HFM
8 7 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.23%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.17%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 370 (12.21%) Azure
2 368 (12.15%) AWS
3 195 (6.44%) Power Platform
4 124 (4.09%) Office 365
5 108 (3.56%) GCP
6 77 (2.54%) SaaS
7 55 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
8 42 (1.39%) PaaS
9 20 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.63%) Serverless
11 18 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 17 (0.56%) Firebase
13 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (0.46%) IaaS
15 13 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.40%) GitHub
16 12 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.37%) Firewall
2 93 (3.07%) DNS
3 66 (2.18%) Internet
4 64 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 50 (1.65%) LAN
6 49 (1.62%) DHCP
7 48 (1.58%) HTTP
7 48 (1.58%) WAN
8 36 (1.19%) VPN
9 31 (1.02%) Network Security
10 29 (0.96%) SAN
11 24 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (0.76%) Wireless
13 21 (0.69%) HTTPS
14 20 (0.66%) IPsec
15 18 (0.59%) BGP
16 17 (0.56%) VLAN
17 16 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (0.46%) Intranet
18 14 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 242 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 196 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 195 (6.44%) Power BI
5 191 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
6 178 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 149 (4.92%) Big Data
8 91 (3.00%) NoSQL
9 90 (2.97%) MySQL
10 84 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
11 72 (2.38%) Relational Database
12 70 (2.31%) Data Lake
13 53 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.49%) Hadoop
15 45 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 42 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
17 38 (1.25%) MongoDB
18 35 (1.16%) Blockchain
19 34 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 133 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 129 (4.26%) JIRA
3 91 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 70 (2.31%) Visual Studio
5 69 (2.28%) Selenium
6 51 (1.68%) Bitbucket
7 38 (1.25%) JUnit
8 34 (1.12%) Maven
9 33 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 23 (0.76%) WebDriver
11 22 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (0.59%) Subversion
14 17 (0.56%) Crashlytics
14 17 (0.56%) Mockito
14 17 (0.56%) SpecFlow
15 16 (0.53%) NUnit
15 16 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.43%) JMeter
17 12 (0.40%) Mocha
General
1 532 (17.56%) Banking
2 147 (4.85%) Marketing
3 128 (4.22%) Front Office
4 101 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 94 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 90 (2.97%) Advertising
7 88 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 82 (2.71%) Retail
9 60 (1.98%) Public Sector
10 54 (1.78%) Law
11 49 (1.62%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.52%) Back Office
13 42 (1.39%) Legal
14 27 (0.89%) Electronics
15 20 (0.66%) Publishing
16 19 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.26%) Billing
17 8 (0.26%) Games
17 8 (0.26%) General Ledger
18 6 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,001 (33.04%) Developer
2 433 (14.29%) Analyst
3 270 (8.91%) Java Developer
4 176 (5.81%) Senior Developer
5 165 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 150 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 138 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 132 (4.36%) SQL Developer
9 119 (3.93%) Architect
10 114 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 110 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 105 (3.47%) Python Developer
13 101 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 93 (3.07%) Lead Developer
15 88 (2.90%) Consultant
16 77 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
16 77 (2.54%) Software Engineer
17 76 (2.51%) Support Analyst
18 72 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
19 67 (2.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (13.50%) .NET
2 241 (7.95%) HTML
3 199 (6.57%) CSS
4 182 (6.01%) AngularJS
5 155 (5.12%) ASP.NET
6 152 (5.02%) React
7 145 (4.79%) Spring
8 132 (4.36%) Web Services
9 129 (4.26%) RESTful
10 122 (4.03%) HTML5
11 116 (3.83%) REST
12 92 (3.04%) .NET Core
12 92 (3.04%) XML
13 78 (2.57%) Kafka
14 74 (2.44%) .NET Framework
14 74 (2.44%) Node.js
14 74 (2.44%) Spring Boot
15 61 (2.01%) Django
16 58 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 58 (1.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 300 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 133 (4.39%) User Experience
4 128 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 85 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 76 (2.51%) Fixed Income
8 73 (2.41%) Data Centre
8 73 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
9 72 (2.38%) Hedge funds
10 52 (1.72%) Derivative
11 50 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 47 (1.55%) Reinsurance
13 44 (1.45%) Equities
14 33 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.06%) Credit Risk
16 30 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.89%) Public Cloud
18 26 (0.86%) Market Risk
19 23 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 365 (12.05%) Windows
2 346 (11.42%) Linux
3 184 (6.07%) Unix
4 143 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 64 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 60 (1.98%) Android
7 50 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.73%) Solaris
12 20 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.30%) CentOS
15 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.066%) Fedora
17 2 (0.066%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.033%) VyOS
18 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (15.81%) Fintech
3 339 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
4 337 (11.12%) DevOps
5 327 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 308 (10.17%) Scrum
7 265 (8.75%) Project Management
8 244 (8.05%) Analytics
9 236 (7.79%) Microservices
10 214 (7.06%) Computer Science
11 204 (6.73%) SDLC
12 202 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 190 (6.27%) Software Engineering
14 180 (5.94%) ITIL
15 169 (5.58%) TDD
16 166 (5.48%) Project Delivery
17 163 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
18 158 (5.21%) Risk Management
19 146 (4.82%) ETL
20 145 (4.79%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 777 (25.64%) SQL
2 641 (21.16%) Python
3 552 (18.22%) Java
4 497 (16.40%) C#
5 355 (11.72%) JavaScript
6 182 (6.01%) T-SQL
7 148 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 130 (4.29%) C++
9 98 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 98 (3.23%) R
10 83 (2.74%) Java 8
11 73 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 70 (2.31%) Ruby
12 70 (2.31%) VBA
13 59 (1.95%) Scala
13 59 (1.95%) TypeScript
14 51 (1.68%) C
15 47 (1.55%) Go
16 37 (1.22%) VB
17 35 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 355 (11.72%) Degree
2 62 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 40 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (1.32%) PMP
5 38 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (0.96%) CISSP
7 27 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 23 (0.76%) CISA
9 22 (0.73%) CCNP
10 18 (0.59%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.56%) Security Cleared
12 16 (0.53%) APMP
12 16 (0.53%) CISM
13 14 (0.46%) PhD
14 13 (0.43%) CCNA
14 13 (0.43%) MCSE
15 12 (0.40%) CCIE
16 11 (0.36%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (5.35%) QA
2 94 (3.10%) SLA
3 41 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 36 (1.19%) PMO
5 27 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (0.83%) GDPR
7 22 (0.73%) MiFID
8 18 (0.59%) COBIT
9 17 (0.56%) EMIR
10 14 (0.46%) NIST
11 12 (0.40%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.17%) IFRS
16 4 (0.13%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.13%) ITGC
17 3 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 3 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 3 (0.099%) SEPA
System Software
1 192 (6.34%) Docker
2 183 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 38 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.96%) XenApp
5 21 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.26%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.23%) Cronacle
9 7 (0.23%) Veritas File System
9 7 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (0.20%) vSphere
11 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.13%) Firmware
12 4 (0.13%) HDFS
12 4 (0.13%) NFS
13 3 (0.099%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.066%) KVM
14 2 (0.066%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 127 (4.19%) Kubernetes
2 107 (3.53%) Ansible
3 73 (2.41%) SCCM
4 70 (2.31%) Terraform
5 57 (1.88%) Puppet
6 36 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.73%) Control-M
8 21 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 18 (0.59%) SCOM
10 16 (0.53%) Kibana
11 15 (0.50%) Nagios
11 15 (0.50%) Packer
12 11 (0.36%) Salt
13 10 (0.33%) EdgeSight
13 10 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.30%) WSUS
15 8 (0.26%) Grafana
16 7 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
16 7 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
16 7 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 484 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 193 (6.37%) Oracle
3 80 (2.64%) VMware
4 78 (2.57%) Cisco
5 72 (2.38%) Tableau
6 68 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (2.24%) SAP
7 65 (2.15%) Google
8 64 (2.11%) Citrix
9 45 (1.49%) Databricks
10 34 (1.12%) Adobe
11 32 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 32 (1.06%) Sybase
12 28 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.92%) HP
12 28 (0.92%) IBM
13 27 (0.89%) Red Hat
14 21 (0.69%) Hyperion
14 21 (0.69%) Splunk
15 19 (0.63%) F5