Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,954 3,364 4,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.27% 32.47% 40.01%
As % of the General category 63.82% 63.97% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,474 3,001 3,804
City of London 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 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.33%

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 4,629 5,259 6,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.56% 50.77% 59.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,931 4,656 5,568
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
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 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +2 12 £120,000 +118.18%
London Bridge -12 9 £73,750 +84.38% 1
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 856 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (19.77%) Python
3 575 (19.47%) SQL
4 530 (17.94%) Java
5 507 (17.16%) Banking
6 460 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 458 (15.50%) Fintech
8 447 (15.13%) C#
9 402 (13.61%) JavaScript
10 385 (13.03%) SQL Server
11 368 (12.46%) Degree
12 343 (11.61%) .NET
12 343 (11.61%) AWS
13 330 (11.17%) Linux
14 324 (10.97%) Windows
15 313 (10.60%) Azure
16 306 (10.36%) DevOps
17 298 (10.09%) Project Management
18 269 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
19 267 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
20 262 (8.87%) Scrum
21 254 (8.60%) HTML
22 252 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 239 (8.09%) Computer Science
24 231 (7.82%) ITIL
25 228 (7.72%) Analytics
26 227 (7.68%) CSS
27 215 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
28 211 (7.14%) SDLC
29 206 (6.97%) Project Delivery

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 60 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 50 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 48 (1.62%) Confluence
4 45 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 32 (1.08%) CMS
5 32 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 23 (0.78%) SAS
8 17 (0.58%) Apache
9 16 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.41%) IIS
10 12 (0.41%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.34%) MQSeries
11 10 (0.34%) nginx
12 9 (0.30%) JBoss
13 6 (0.20%) Ethereum
13 6 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 135 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.61%) Sketch
7 13 (0.44%) InVision
8 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.17%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.17%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.14%) Figma
12 4 (0.14%) Marvel
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.10%) InDesign
14 2 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.068%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.37%) R3 Corda
3 11 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 11 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 11 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
4 9 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.20%) Salerio
7 6 (0.20%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 343 (11.61%) AWS
2 313 (10.60%) Azure
3 149 (5.04%) Office 365
4 112 (3.79%) Power Platform
5 92 (3.11%) SaaS
6 91 (3.08%) GCP
7 45 (1.52%) Serverless
8 35 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 32 (1.08%) PaaS
10 26 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (0.51%) IaaS
15 13 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 12 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.41%) BrowserStack
17 11 (0.37%) GitHub
17 11 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 97 (3.28%) Firewall
2 89 (3.01%) Internet
3 54 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 51 (1.73%) DNS
4 51 (1.73%) LAN
5 50 (1.69%) WAN
6 45 (1.52%) Network Security
7 36 (1.22%) Intranet
8 34 (1.15%) VPN
9 30 (1.02%) DHCP
10 29 (0.98%) BGP
11 24 (0.81%) VLAN
12 23 (0.78%) HTTP
12 23 (0.78%) OSPF
13 21 (0.71%) MPLS
14 20 (0.68%) SAN
15 19 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (0.51%) Skype
17 14 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (0.44%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 126 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 112 (3.79%) Power BI
5 107 (3.62%) Big Data
6 93 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 73 (2.47%) NoSQL
9 64 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 49 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (1.56%) MySQL
12 45 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 33 (1.12%) Blockchain
14 31 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 30 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
16 29 (0.98%) Data Lake
17 28 (0.95%) MongoDB
18 27 (0.91%) Apache Hive
19 23 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 146 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 108 (3.66%) JIRA
3 80 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 59 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 56 (1.90%) Selenium
6 44 (1.49%) JUnit
7 36 (1.22%) Maven
8 22 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 22 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (0.71%) SpecFlow
9 21 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.61%) gulp
11 17 (0.58%) webpack
12 16 (0.54%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.44%) Gradle
14 13 (0.44%) Mockito
15 12 (0.41%) Grunt
15 12 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 507 (17.16%) Banking
2 156 (5.28%) Front Office
3 148 (5.01%) Marketing
4 112 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 111 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 96 (3.25%) Advertising
7 78 (2.64%) Retail
8 69 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.73%) Legal
10 49 (1.66%) Public Sector
11 39 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 37 (1.25%) Back Office
13 33 (1.12%) Law
14 29 (0.98%) Electronics
15 14 (0.47%) French Language
15 14 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.44%) Publishing
17 9 (0.30%) Games
17 9 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 874 (29.59%) Developer
2 473 (16.01%) Analyst
3 237 (8.02%) Java Developer
4 175 (5.92%) Business Analyst
5 157 (5.31%) Senior Developer
6 155 (5.25%) Project Manager
7 149 (5.04%) C# Developer
8 134 (4.54%) .NET Developer
9 131 (4.43%) Architect
10 91 (3.08%) Python Developer
11 82 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 81 (2.74%) Consultant
12 81 (2.74%) IT Manager
13 73 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
14 70 (2.37%) Security Analyst
15 69 (2.34%) Junior
16 67 (2.27%) Lead Developer
17 66 (2.23%) Software Engineer
17 66 (2.23%) Support Analyst
18 65 (2.20%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (11.61%) .NET
2 254 (8.60%) HTML
3 227 (7.68%) CSS
4 205 (6.94%) AngularJS
5 186 (6.30%) React
6 131 (4.43%) ASP.NET
7 128 (4.33%) Spring
8 127 (4.30%) Web Services
9 124 (4.20%) HTML5
10 120 (4.06%) REST
11 114 (3.86%) XML
12 94 (3.18%) Kafka
12 94 (3.18%) Node.js
13 92 (3.11%) .NET Framework
14 84 (2.84%) RESTful
15 76 (2.57%) .NET Core
16 71 (2.40%) JSON
17 68 (2.30%) SOAP
18 56 (1.90%) XSLT
19 52 (1.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 267 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 146 (4.94%) User Experience
4 138 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
5 94 (3.18%) Hedge funds
6 88 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
7 87 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 85 (2.88%) Derivative
9 80 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 78 (2.64%) Fixed Income
11 64 (2.17%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 37 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 36 (1.22%) Reinsurance
15 33 (1.12%) Equities
16 32 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
17 31 (1.05%) Data Structures
17 31 (1.05%) Public Cloud
18 29 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (0.91%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 330 (11.17%) Linux
2 324 (10.97%) Windows
3 155 (5.25%) Unix
4 119 (4.03%) Windows Server
5 87 (2.95%) Windows 10
6 51 (1.73%) Android
7 46 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 31 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 30 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.71%) Solaris
12 18 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.51%) CentOS
14 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.068%) Fedora
16 2 (0.068%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.034%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (15.50%) Fintech
3 306 (10.36%) DevOps
4 298 (10.09%) Project Management
5 269 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
6 262 (8.87%) Scrum
7 252 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 239 (8.09%) Computer Science
9 231 (7.82%) ITIL
10 228 (7.72%) Analytics
11 215 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
12 211 (7.14%) SDLC
13 206 (6.97%) Project Delivery
14 179 (6.06%) Microservices
15 171 (5.79%) Software Engineering
16 163 (5.52%) TDD
17 153 (5.18%) MVC
18 151 (5.11%) Investment Management
19 149 (5.04%) Business Analysis
19 149 (5.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 584 (19.77%) Python
2 575 (19.47%) SQL
3 530 (17.94%) Java
4 447 (15.13%) C#
5 402 (13.61%) JavaScript
6 168 (5.69%) C++
7 134 (4.54%) PowerShell
8 90 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 86 (2.91%) T-SQL
10 79 (2.67%) TypeScript
11 70 (2.37%) Java 8
12 67 (2.27%) R
13 58 (1.96%) Scala
14 52 (1.76%) C
14 52 (1.76%) Ruby
15 47 (1.59%) Kotlin
16 46 (1.56%) VBA
17 44 (1.49%) PHP
18 39 (1.32%) Go
19 38 (1.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 368 (12.46%) Degree
2 106 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.74%) CISSP
4 60 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (1.76%) CISA
6 48 (1.62%) CISM
7 45 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (1.25%) Master's Degree
9 30 (1.02%) CCNP
10 29 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 28 (0.95%) PMP
12 23 (0.78%) PhD
13 20 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 20 (0.68%) CCIE
13 20 (0.68%) CRISC
14 18 (0.61%) AWS Certification
15 17 (0.58%) ISEB
15 17 (0.58%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.54%) CCNA
16 16 (0.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.37%) QA
2 92 (3.11%) SLA
3 50 (1.69%) GDPR
4 47 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.05%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.85%) MiFID
6 25 (0.85%) PMO
7 24 (0.81%) NIST
8 23 (0.78%) EMIR
9 22 (0.74%) COBIT
10 13 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.27%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.24%) ITGC
14 6 (0.20%) PSD2
15 5 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.14%) GAAP
16 4 (0.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 183 (6.19%) Docker
2 159 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.64%) XenApp
5 14 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.27%) Firmware
9 6 (0.20%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.17%) vSphere
11 4 (0.14%) HDFS
11 4 (0.14%) NFS
11 4 (0.14%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.034%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.034%) KVM
14 1 (0.034%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 150 (5.08%) Kubernetes
2 96 (3.25%) Ansible
3 77 (2.61%) Terraform
4 59 (2.00%) SCCM
5 40 (1.35%) Puppet
6 33 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.68%) Nagios
8 18 (0.61%) Packer
8 18 (0.61%) SCOM
9 16 (0.54%) Salt
10 15 (0.51%) Control-M
11 13 (0.44%) HP ALM
11 13 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.30%) Grafana
12 9 (0.30%) Graphite
13 8 (0.27%) EdgeSight
13 8 (0.27%) Perfmon
13 8 (0.27%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.24%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 460 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 167 (5.65%) Oracle
3 96 (3.25%) Cisco
4 89 (3.01%) SAP
5 88 (2.98%) VMware
6 70 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 67 (2.27%) Citrix
8 66 (2.23%) Google
9 52 (1.76%) Tableau
10 37 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 33 (1.12%) Informatica
12 31 (1.05%) IBM
12 31 (1.05%) Palo Alto
13 30 (1.02%) Adobe
14 29 (0.98%) F5
14 29 (0.98%) HP
15 25 (0.85%) Bloomberg
16 21 (0.71%) Juniper
16 21 (0.71%) Red Hat
17 20 (0.68%) Reuters