Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,795 3,365 4,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 32.15% 32.69% 39.15%
As % of the General category 63.08% 63.89% 66.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,455 3,084 3,857
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 4,431 5,267 6,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.97% 51.16% 58.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,807 4,642 5,622
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,450 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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
Moorgate +1 9 £85,000 -
London Bridge -13 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 843 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (18.14%) SQL
3 481 (17.21%) Java
4 463 (16.57%) Python
5 432 (15.46%) Banking
6 420 (15.03%) Fintech
7 394 (14.10%) Microsoft
8 393 (14.06%) JavaScript
9 373 (13.35%) C#
10 361 (12.92%) Degree
11 330 (11.81%) AWS
12 328 (11.74%) Azure
13 319 (11.41%) Windows
14 317 (11.34%) DevOps
15 300 (10.73%) Linux
16 292 (10.45%) SQL Server
17 283 (10.13%) Project Management
18 273 (9.77%) .NET
19 271 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
20 257 (9.19%) Scrum
21 247 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
22 244 (8.73%) ITIL
23 239 (8.55%) HTML
24 233 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
25 232 (8.30%) Analytics
26 226 (8.09%) CSS
27 225 (8.05%) Computer Science
28 208 (7.44%) AngularJS
29 195 (6.98%) SDLC
30 180 (6.44%) Docker

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 51 (1.82%) Confluence
2 49 (1.75%) Apache Spark
3 39 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 36 (1.29%) EPiServer
5 28 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.72%) Apache
6 20 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (0.68%) CMS
7 19 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 17 (0.61%) MQSeries
8 17 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.47%) IIS
10 10 (0.36%) Mule
11 9 (0.32%) JBoss
11 9 (0.32%) Mule ESB
12 7 (0.25%) nginx
13 6 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.21%) SAS
14 5 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 123 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 116 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.29%) Sketch
8 6 (0.21%) Zeplin
9 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) Figma
12 2 (0.072%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.072%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.036%) InDesign
13 1 (0.036%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) SAP CO
2 11 (0.39%) SAP FI
2 11 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.32%) R3 Corda
3 9 (0.32%) Salerio
4 8 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 330 (11.81%) AWS
2 328 (11.74%) Azure
3 147 (5.26%) Office 365
4 106 (3.79%) GCP
5 101 (3.61%) SaaS
6 97 (3.47%) Power Platform
7 45 (1.61%) Serverless
8 25 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (0.75%) PaaS
11 19 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.57%) IaaS
13 14 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.47%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.43%) Datadog
16 10 (0.36%) npm
17 9 (0.32%) BrowserStack
17 9 (0.32%) GitHub
18 8 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.29%) Firewall
2 68 (2.43%) Internet
3 50 (1.79%) LAN
3 50 (1.79%) WAN
4 47 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 45 (1.61%) DNS
6 36 (1.29%) Intranet
6 36 (1.29%) Network Security
7 27 (0.97%) DHCP
7 27 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 27 (0.97%) VPN
8 25 (0.89%) Skype
9 24 (0.86%) BGP
10 22 (0.79%) OSPF
11 19 (0.68%) WebEx
12 18 (0.64%) HTTP
12 18 (0.64%) MPLS
13 17 (0.61%) VLAN
14 15 (0.54%) SAN
15 13 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.43%) Power BI
3 94 (3.36%) Big Data
4 93 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 64 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 46 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 45 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 37 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (1.18%) Blockchain
12 33 (1.18%) Data Lake
13 28 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 27 (0.97%) MySQL
15 26 (0.93%) Apache Hive
15 26 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
16 18 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (0.64%) KDB
Development Applications
1 130 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 114 (4.08%) JIRA
3 71 (2.54%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 46 (1.65%) Selenium
6 38 (1.36%) Maven
7 36 (1.29%) JUnit
8 27 (0.97%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.72%) gulp
10 19 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (0.68%) webpack
11 18 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 18 (0.64%) WebDriver
12 14 (0.50%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.43%) Bitbucket
14 11 (0.39%) Protractor
15 10 (0.36%) JBehave
15 10 (0.36%) NUnit
15 10 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 432 (15.46%) Banking
2 133 (4.76%) Front Office
3 114 (4.08%) Marketing
4 113 (4.04%) Financial Institution
5 106 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 80 (2.86%) Retail
7 69 (2.47%) Advertising
8 62 (2.22%) Legal
9 58 (2.08%) Back Office
10 46 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.22%) Law
11 34 (1.22%) Public Sector
12 29 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.75%) Electronics
14 17 (0.61%) French Language
15 12 (0.43%) International Banking
15 12 (0.43%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.39%) Games
17 10 (0.36%) Billing
18 9 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 748 (26.76%) Developer
2 495 (17.71%) Analyst
3 202 (7.23%) Java Developer
4 187 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 155 (5.55%) Project Manager
6 137 (4.90%) Architect
7 126 (4.51%) C# Developer
8 115 (4.11%) .NET Developer
9 111 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 89 (3.18%) Junior
11 85 (3.04%) Support Analyst
12 83 (2.97%) IT Analyst
13 79 (2.83%) Security Analyst
14 71 (2.54%) Consultant
14 71 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
15 69 (2.47%) IT Manager
16 68 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
17 64 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
17 64 (2.29%) Software Engineer
18 63 (2.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (9.77%) .NET
2 239 (8.55%) HTML
3 226 (8.09%) CSS
4 208 (7.44%) AngularJS
5 171 (6.12%) React
6 122 (4.36%) HTML5
7 119 (4.26%) Web Services
8 105 (3.76%) REST
9 102 (3.65%) ASP.NET
10 99 (3.54%) Spring
11 92 (3.29%) XML
12 91 (3.26%) Kafka
13 90 (3.22%) Node.js
14 87 (3.11%) .NET Framework
15 68 (2.43%) RESTful
16 67 (2.40%) .NET Core
17 66 (2.36%) JSON
18 61 (2.18%) SOAP
19 53 (1.90%) jQuery
20 45 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 247 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (6.23%) User Experience
3 131 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 128 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 96 (3.43%) Derivative
6 91 (3.26%) Hedge funds
7 87 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 86 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 72 (2.58%) Fixed Income
10 67 (2.40%) Data Centre
11 65 (2.33%) Mobile App
12 42 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (1.50%) Equities
13 41 (1.47%) Reinsurance
14 34 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
15 32 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 29 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 28 (1.00%) Credit Risk
18 26 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
19 25 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 319 (11.41%) Windows
2 300 (10.73%) Linux
3 137 (4.90%) Unix
4 112 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 104 (3.72%) Windows 10
6 50 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 34 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (1.11%) Android
10 26 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
12 19 (0.68%) CentOS
13 5 (0.18%) Solaris
14 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.072%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.072%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.036%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 843 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (15.03%) Fintech
3 317 (11.34%) DevOps
4 283 (10.13%) Project Management
5 271 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 257 (9.19%) Scrum
7 244 (8.73%) ITIL
8 233 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
9 232 (8.30%) Analytics
10 225 (8.05%) Computer Science
11 195 (6.98%) SDLC
12 176 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 173 (6.19%) Software Engineering
14 171 (6.12%) Project Delivery
15 167 (5.97%) Information Security
16 166 (5.94%) TDD
17 165 (5.90%) Microservices
18 144 (5.15%) MVC
19 143 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
20 142 (5.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 507 (18.14%) SQL
2 481 (17.21%) Java
3 463 (16.57%) Python
4 393 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 373 (13.35%) C#
6 129 (4.62%) C++
7 127 (4.54%) PowerShell
8 77 (2.75%) TypeScript
9 73 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 62 (2.22%) PHP
11 59 (2.11%) Scala
11 59 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 50 (1.79%) Java 8
12 50 (1.79%) R
13 48 (1.72%) C
14 40 (1.43%) Kotlin
15 35 (1.25%) ES6
16 33 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 32 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 361 (12.92%) Degree
2 122 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (3.36%) CISSP
4 75 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (2.11%) CISA
6 54 (1.93%) CISM
7 51 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (1.47%) Master's Degree
9 30 (1.07%) CCNP
10 29 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 25 (0.89%) PMP
12 24 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 24 (0.86%) CRISC
13 23 (0.82%) CCNA
13 23 (0.82%) MCSE
14 21 (0.75%) CCIE
15 19 (0.68%) AWS Certification
15 19 (0.68%) CEH
16 18 (0.64%) MCSA
16 18 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.72%) QA
2 56 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.93%) SLA
4 43 (1.54%) GDPR
5 40 (1.43%) Data Quality
6 32 (1.14%) PMO
7 31 (1.11%) NIST
8 23 (0.82%) COBIT
9 20 (0.72%) MiFID
10 17 (0.61%) EMIR
11 10 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.25%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.21%) ITGC
14 6 (0.21%) PSD2
15 3 (0.11%) Basel III
16 2 (0.072%) GAAP
System Software
1 180 (6.44%) Docker
2 156 (5.58%) Active Directory
3 49 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.57%) XenApp
6 15 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.47%) Firmware
7 13 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.32%) vSphere
10 7 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.14%) HDFS
13 3 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.11%) NFS
13 3 (0.11%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.11%) Snort
14 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.036%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 164 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 89 (3.18%) Ansible
2 89 (3.18%) Terraform
3 51 (1.82%) SCCM
4 35 (1.25%) Puppet
5 27 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.68%) Nagios
7 17 (0.61%) Packer
8 15 (0.54%) SCOM
9 12 (0.43%) Salt
10 11 (0.39%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.39%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.36%) HP ALM
12 9 (0.32%) Grafana
13 8 (0.29%) Control-M
13 8 (0.29%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.25%) Graphite
14 7 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 394 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 147 (5.26%) Oracle
3 119 (4.26%) Cisco
4 109 (3.90%) VMware
5 96 (3.43%) SAP
6 77 (2.75%) Citrix
7 65 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 60 (2.15%) Google
9 52 (1.86%) Informatica
10 38 (1.36%) IBM
11 35 (1.25%) Bloomberg
12 33 (1.18%) Tableau
13 31 (1.11%) F5
13 31 (1.11%) Palo Alto
14 30 (1.07%) CheckPoint
15 28 (1.00%) Reuters
16 26 (0.93%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.86%) HP
18 22 (0.79%) Polycom
18 22 (0.79%) ServiceNow