Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4,237 3,644 5,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.24% 35.59% 38.17%
As % of the General category 66.75% 63.97% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 3,335 4,727
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 6,348 5,696 8,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.79% 55.63% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,635 5,167 7,516
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,000 £97,500 £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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 0 4 £62,500 +19.05%
Moorgate +5 1 £85,000 +70.00%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 1,216 (28.70%) SQL
2 1,100 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 873 (20.60%) Banking
4 793 (18.72%) Java
5 781 (18.43%) Microsoft
6 747 (17.63%) SQL Server
7 710 (16.76%) C#
8 666 (15.72%) .NET
9 655 (15.46%) Degree
10 592 (13.97%) JavaScript
11 563 (13.29%) Fintech
12 536 (12.65%) Windows
13 454 (10.72%) Linux
14 443 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
15 403 (9.51%) Python
16 399 (9.42%) Project Management
17 378 (8.92%) HTML
18 360 (8.50%) SDLC
19 354 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
20 351 (8.28%) ITIL
21 339 (8.00%) Computer Science
22 335 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
23 333 (7.86%) CSS
24 324 (7.65%) Oracle
25 320 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
26 315 (7.43%) Advertising
27 314 (7.41%) AngularJS
28 312 (7.36%) DevOps
29 307 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
30 297 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 97 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.03%) CMS
3 61 (1.44%) IIS
4 60 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 57 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 53 (1.25%) Confluence
7 42 (0.99%) Ethereum
8 39 (0.92%) JBoss
8 39 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 35 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (0.78%) SAS
11 29 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 28 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.57%) Apache
14 19 (0.45%) Drupal
15 17 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
16 16 (0.38%) EPiServer
17 15 (0.35%) Umbraco
18 14 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
19 13 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 259 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 65 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.38%) SPSS
7 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.12%) Stata
8 4 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.094%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.071%) Moqups
9 3 (0.071%) Revit
10 2 (0.047%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.047%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 65 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
3 32 (0.76%) Elite 3E
4 26 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (0.57%) MetaTrader
6 16 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.28%) SAP MM
8 11 (0.26%) Sonata
8 11 (0.26%) Temenos T24
9 10 (0.24%) Ripple
10 9 (0.21%) RMDS
10 9 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
12 7 (0.17%) Eloqua
12 7 (0.17%) Markit EDM
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
14 5 (0.12%) CA PPM
14 5 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 335 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 293 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (2.60%) Office 365
4 65 (1.53%) GitHub
5 52 (1.23%) PaaS
6 49 (1.16%) SaaS
7 46 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.09%) IaaS
8 40 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
9 34 (0.80%) Slack
10 24 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
11 20 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.47%) Trello
12 18 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 16 (0.38%) npm
14 15 (0.35%) NuGet
15 14 (0.33%) Serverless
16 13 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (4.01%) Firewall
2 109 (2.57%) WAN
3 98 (2.31%) Internet
4 97 (2.29%) LAN
5 91 (2.15%) DNS
5 91 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 70 (1.65%) Intranet
7 61 (1.44%) Network Security
8 48 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
9 44 (1.04%) VPN
10 40 (0.94%) SAN
11 39 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
11 39 (0.92%) NetScaler
12 37 (0.87%) DHCP
13 36 (0.85%) BGP
14 34 (0.80%) Wireless
15 33 (0.78%) VoIP
16 30 (0.71%) NX-OS
17 29 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 29 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 297 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 271 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 221 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
5 179 (4.22%) Big Data
6 157 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 141 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 115 (2.71%) MySQL
8 115 (2.71%) NoSQL
9 109 (2.57%) Power BI
10 96 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 82 (1.94%) Blockchain
12 77 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 73 (1.72%) Oracle Database
14 67 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 62 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
16 61 (1.44%) RDBMS
17 59 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
18 58 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
19 55 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 227 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 144 (3.40%) JIRA
3 143 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 120 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 114 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 105 (2.48%) Maven
7 60 (1.42%) JUnit
7 60 (1.42%) Subversion
7 60 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 48 (1.13%) Selenium
9 42 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 37 (0.87%) NUnit
10 37 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 34 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 34 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 33 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (0.73%) Gradle
14 29 (0.68%) MSBuild
15 27 (0.64%) Ant
15 27 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 873 (20.60%) Banking
2 315 (7.43%) Advertising
3 280 (6.61%) Front Office
4 196 (4.63%) Legal
5 174 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 169 (3.99%) Investment Banking
7 138 (3.26%) Retail
8 134 (3.16%) Back Office
9 103 (2.43%) Law
10 90 (2.12%) Marketing
11 62 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 38 (0.90%) Publishing
13 34 (0.80%) Retail Banking
14 18 (0.42%) Games
14 18 (0.42%) International Banking
15 15 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.33%) Billing
16 14 (0.33%) French Language
17 12 (0.28%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,365 (32.22%) Developer
2 804 (18.98%) Analyst
3 354 (8.35%) Java Developer
4 299 (7.06%) Senior Developer
5 284 (6.70%) C# Developer
6 282 (6.66%) Business Analyst
7 232 (5.48%) .NET Developer
8 216 (5.10%) Architect
9 197 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 188 (4.44%) Consultant
11 166 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 137 (3.23%) SQL Developer
13 132 (3.12%) Junior
14 129 (3.04%) Applications Support
15 124 (2.93%) Financial Analyst
16 105 (2.48%) Support Analyst
17 99 (2.34%) Software Engineer
18 96 (2.27%) Support Engineer
19 94 (2.22%) Security Analyst
20 91 (2.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (15.72%) .NET
2 378 (8.92%) HTML
3 333 (7.86%) CSS
4 314 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 266 (6.28%) ASP.NET
6 203 (4.79%) Web Services
7 198 (4.67%) HTML5
8 179 (4.22%) REST
9 174 (4.11%) Spring
10 156 (3.68%) jQuery
11 151 (3.56%) React
12 141 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 140 (3.30%) XML
14 135 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 132 (3.12%) .NET Framework
16 130 (3.07%) RESTful
17 122 (2.88%) Node.js
18 119 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
19 107 (2.53%) WPF
20 98 (2.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 563 (13.29%) Fintech
2 443 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 339 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 234 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
5 184 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 140 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 139 (3.28%) Hedge funds
8 128 (3.02%) Equities
9 121 (2.86%) User Experience
10 118 (2.78%) Fixed Income
11 96 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
12 94 (2.22%) Data Structures
13 90 (2.12%) Data Centre
14 84 (1.98%) Algorithms
15 79 (1.86%) Derivative
16 59 (1.39%) Mobile App
17 55 (1.30%) Virtual Team
18 50 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
19 45 (1.06%) Credit Risk
20 44 (1.04%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 536 (12.65%) Windows
2 454 (10.72%) Linux
3 217 (5.12%) Unix
4 121 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 82 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 80 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 73 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (1.51%) Android
10 39 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 35 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (0.76%) VMS
13 29 (0.68%) CentOS
14 22 (0.52%) Solaris
15 15 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,100 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (9.42%) Project Management
3 360 (8.50%) SDLC
4 354 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
5 351 (8.28%) ITIL
6 320 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
7 312 (7.36%) DevOps
8 307 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 296 (6.99%) TDD
10 292 (6.89%) Software Engineering
11 274 (6.47%) MVC
12 259 (6.11%) Scrum
13 253 (5.97%) OO
14 248 (5.85%) Analytics
15 235 (5.55%) Information Security
16 234 (5.52%) Mathematics
17 231 (5.45%) Risk Management
18 230 (5.43%) Test Automation
19 219 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
20 215 (5.07%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,216 (28.70%) SQL
2 793 (18.72%) Java
3 710 (16.76%) C#
4 592 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 403 (9.51%) Python
6 201 (4.74%) C++
7 194 (4.58%) T-SQL
8 187 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 139 (3.28%) VBA
10 118 (2.78%) Java 8
11 113 (2.67%) Scala
12 104 (2.45%) PHP
13 92 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 92 (2.17%) Ruby
14 91 (2.15%) Perl
15 80 (1.89%) C
16 76 (1.79%) VB
17 72 (1.70%) R
18 67 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 50 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 655 (15.46%) Degree
2 173 (4.08%) CISSP
3 149 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (2.45%) CISM
5 98 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (1.58%) CISA
8 62 (1.46%) CCNP
9 49 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 49 (1.16%) PMP
10 45 (1.06%) CCIE
11 41 (0.97%) ISEB
12 39 (0.92%) PhD
13 38 (0.90%) ACCA
13 38 (0.90%) CIMA
14 37 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 36 (0.85%) MCSE
16 34 (0.80%) Master's Degree
17 28 (0.66%) CCNA
17 28 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (5.97%) QA
2 111 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 110 (2.60%) GDPR
4 90 (2.12%) PMO
5 82 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 67 (1.58%) MiFID
7 41 (0.97%) SLA
8 28 (0.66%) PCI DSS
9 27 (0.64%) Solvency II
10 20 (0.47%) COBIT
11 18 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.38%) EMIR
13 11 (0.26%) SEPA
14 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.21%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.12%) GAAP
16 5 (0.12%) IFRS
16 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.094%) COSO
17 4 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 235 (5.55%) Active Directory
2 126 (2.97%) Docker
3 110 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.85%) XenApp
6 31 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (0.64%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.28%) vSphere
10 11 (0.26%) XenServer
11 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.12%) GridGain
14 4 (0.094%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.094%) KVM
14 4 (0.094%) LXC
14 4 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.071%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.071%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 96 (2.27%) Puppet
2 82 (1.94%) Ansible
3 70 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.63%) SCCM
5 54 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 37 (0.87%) Terraform
7 27 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
8 21 (0.50%) Perfmon
9 17 (0.40%) logstash
10 16 (0.38%) Control-M
10 16 (0.38%) Kibana
11 14 (0.33%) SCOM
12 13 (0.31%) Nagios
13 11 (0.26%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
14 9 (0.21%) Oozie
15 8 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
16 7 (0.17%) HP SIM
16 7 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 781 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 324 (7.65%) Oracle
3 171 (4.04%) VMware
4 144 (3.40%) Cisco
5 124 (2.93%) Citrix
6 89 (2.10%) Tableau
7 85 (2.01%) SAP
8 84 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 68 (1.60%) Sybase
10 66 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 64 (1.51%) Google
12 52 (1.23%) Bloomberg
12 52 (1.23%) TIBCO
13 49 (1.16%) F5
14 46 (1.09%) HP
15 45 (1.06%) CheckPoint
16 44 (1.04%) Siebel
17 40 (0.94%) IBM
17 40 (0.94%) Palo Alto
18 34 (0.80%) Apple