Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,203 3,114 3,926
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 32.48% 30.75% 35.73%
As % of the General category 64.16% 62.42% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 2,786 3,609
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +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 1,875 4,989 6,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.62% 49.26% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,644 4,345 5,376
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
London Bridge +10 12 £70,000 -12.50%
Moorgate -2 8 £67,500 -10.00%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 347 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (19.70%) Azure
3 222 (18.45%) SQL
4 221 (18.37%) Java
5 218 (18.12%) Microsoft
6 214 (17.79%) Python
7 195 (16.21%) DevOps
8 180 (14.96%) Fintech
9 170 (14.13%) Banking
10 167 (13.88%) AWS
11 159 (13.22%) JavaScript
12 155 (12.88%) .NET
13 150 (12.47%) C#
14 147 (12.22%) Microservices
15 141 (11.72%) SQL Server
15 141 (11.72%) Degree
16 135 (11.22%) Windows
17 131 (10.89%) Linux
18 120 (9.98%) TDD
19 104 (8.65%) Software Engineering
20 102 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
21 101 (8.40%) Scrum
22 99 (8.23%) React
23 95 (7.90%) ITIL
24 93 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
24 93 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
25 92 (7.65%) Kubernetes
26 90 (7.48%) AngularJS
27 89 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
28 88 (7.32%) User Experience

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 27 (2.24%) Apache Spark
2 22 (1.83%) Confluence
2 22 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 22 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.08%) Apache
3 13 (1.08%) IIS
4 7 (0.58%) Mendix
5 6 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.50%) SAS
6 5 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.42%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.33%) CMS
7 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.17%) JBoss
9 2 (0.17%) nginx
9 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.67%) Zeplin
5 7 (0.58%) Figma
5 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.17%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.083%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.083%) Sketch
8 1 (0.083%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 19 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.67%) Siebel CRM
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle AGIS
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.25%) Salerio
8 2 (0.17%) Actimize
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.17%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 237 (19.70%) Azure
2 167 (13.88%) AWS
3 70 (5.82%) SaaS
4 65 (5.40%) Power Platform
5 55 (4.57%) Office 365
6 52 (4.32%) GCP
7 24 (2.00%) PaaS
8 18 (1.50%) OpenShift
9 16 (1.33%) IaaS
10 14 (1.16%) Serverless
11 12 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.00%) npm
12 11 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.91%) GitHub
13 8 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.58%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (7.32%) Firewall
2 50 (4.16%) WAN
3 49 (4.07%) DNS
4 47 (3.91%) Network Security
5 40 (3.33%) DHCP
6 38 (3.16%) OSPF
7 36 (2.99%) BGP
7 36 (2.99%) Multicast
7 36 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 35 (2.91%) VPN
9 29 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (2.33%) NX-OS
11 25 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (1.66%) MPLS
13 20 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
13 20 (1.66%) Wireless
14 18 (1.50%) Unified Communications
15 17 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.24%) Power BI
3 40 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.16%) Big Data
5 37 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 26 (2.16%) Data Lake
9 25 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (1.91%) Relational Database
12 22 (1.83%) MySQL
13 21 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
18 10 (0.83%) Apache Hive
18 10 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 65 (5.40%) Jenkins
3 60 (4.99%) JIRA
4 23 (1.91%) webpack
5 14 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 12 (1.00%) Maven
6 12 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (0.83%) Gradle
9 9 (0.75%) GitLab
9 9 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.58%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.50%) JUnit
12 6 (0.50%) Subversion
13 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.42%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.42%) Selenium
13 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 170 (14.13%) Banking
2 61 (5.07%) Financial Institution
3 49 (4.07%) Retail
4 39 (3.24%) Front Office
4 39 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 39 (3.24%) Law
5 38 (3.16%) Advertising
6 35 (2.91%) Marketing
7 26 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.75%) Legal
10 19 (1.58%) Back Office
10 19 (1.58%) Italian Language
10 19 (1.58%) Public Sector
11 17 (1.41%) Electronics
12 16 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.08%) Games
14 4 (0.33%) Billing
14 4 (0.33%) International Banking
15 3 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 361 (30.01%) Developer
2 167 (13.88%) Analyst
3 79 (6.57%) Senior Developer
4 70 (5.82%) Java Developer
5 62 (5.15%) Architect
6 53 (4.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 45 (3.74%) Network Engineer
8 43 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 43 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 41 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 39 (3.24%) C# Developer
10 39 (3.24%) Support Analyst
11 35 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
12 32 (2.66%) .NET Developer
13 31 (2.58%) Senior Network Engineer
14 30 (2.49%) Applications Support
15 29 (2.41%) Security Engineer
16 27 (2.24%) Business Analyst
16 27 (2.24%) Java Software Engineer
17 24 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (12.88%) .NET
2 99 (8.23%) React
3 90 (7.48%) AngularJS
4 88 (7.32%) CSS
5 85 (7.07%) HTML
6 62 (5.15%) .NET Core
7 60 (4.99%) ASP.NET
8 58 (4.82%) REST
9 47 (3.91%) Redux
10 46 (3.82%) Web Services
11 45 (3.74%) HTML5
12 44 (3.66%) JSON
12 44 (3.66%) Node.js
13 40 (3.33%) .NET Framework
13 40 (3.33%) Vue.js
14 39 (3.24%) RESTful
15 35 (2.91%) Spring
16 34 (2.83%) Sass
17 26 (2.16%) Kafka
18 25 (2.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 93 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (7.32%) User Experience
4 62 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 58 (4.82%) Data Centre
6 37 (3.08%) Derivative
7 34 (2.83%) Equities
8 30 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.24%) Virtual Team
11 22 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.83%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.66%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.33%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.16%) Fixed Income
15 13 (1.08%) Cloud Native
15 13 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (1.00%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.22%) Windows
2 131 (10.89%) Linux
3 52 (4.32%) Unix
4 41 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 39 (3.24%) Windows 10
6 16 (1.33%) Android
6 16 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.67%) CentOS
12 8 (0.67%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.42%) Fedora
13 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.33%) Debian
15 2 (0.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (16.21%) DevOps
3 180 (14.96%) Fintech
4 147 (12.22%) Microservices
5 120 (9.98%) TDD
6 104 (8.65%) Software Engineering
7 102 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (8.40%) Scrum
9 95 (7.90%) ITIL
10 93 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (7.15%) Computer Science
12 84 (6.98%) Information Security
13 81 (6.73%) Project Delivery
14 80 (6.65%) Project Management
15 78 (6.48%) Analytics
15 78 (6.48%) Risk Management
16 73 (6.07%) SDLC
17 71 (5.90%) Workflow
18 68 (5.65%) BDD
19 67 (5.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 222 (18.45%) SQL
2 221 (18.37%) Java
3 214 (17.79%) Python
4 159 (13.22%) JavaScript
5 150 (12.47%) C#
6 46 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 37 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 29 (2.41%) C++
9 28 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 27 (2.24%) Scala
11 26 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 26 (2.16%) ES6
12 25 (2.08%) Java 8
13 23 (1.91%) VBA
14 22 (1.83%) R
15 20 (1.66%) Ruby
16 19 (1.58%) Go
17 18 (1.50%) Kotlin
17 18 (1.50%) PHP
18 16 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (11.72%) Degree
2 48 (3.99%) CISSP
3 41 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (2.83%) CISM
6 28 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (2.08%) CCNP
8 24 (2.00%) CISA
9 18 (1.50%) Master's Degree
10 17 (1.41%) PhD
11 15 (1.25%) PMP
12 13 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 10 (0.83%) CSSLP
14 8 (0.67%) CCSP
14 8 (0.67%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.58%) MCSE
16 6 (0.50%) CCNA
16 6 (0.50%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.50%) SANS
17 5 (0.42%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.24%) NIST
3 24 (2.00%) QA
4 21 (1.75%) GDPR
5 18 (1.50%) SLA
6 13 (1.08%) MiFID
7 12 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 12 (1.00%) EMIR
8 10 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.67%) PMO
10 6 (0.50%) COBIT
10 6 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.33%) SEPA
12 4 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.25%) IFRS
13 3 (0.25%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.17%) FATCA
14 2 (0.17%) ITGC
System Software
1 88 (7.32%) Docker
2 72 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.42%) XenApp
7 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.33%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.083%) Firmware
9 1 (0.083%) HDFS
9 1 (0.083%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.083%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (7.65%) Kubernetes
2 74 (6.15%) Ansible
3 52 (4.32%) Puppet
4 51 (4.24%) Terraform
5 29 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.33%) QRadar
7 15 (1.25%) Nagios
7 15 (1.25%) SCCM
8 12 (1.00%) Control-M
9 11 (0.91%) Grafana
10 10 (0.83%) WSUS
11 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.58%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.33%) Istio
14 4 (0.33%) Salt
15 3 (0.25%) SCOM
15 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 218 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.65%) Cisco
3 70 (5.82%) Oracle
4 49 (4.07%) CheckPoint
5 47 (3.91%) VMware
6 36 (2.99%) Splunk
7 33 (2.74%) Palo Alto
8 32 (2.66%) Tableau
9 30 (2.49%) ServiceNow
10 29 (2.41%) Google
11 28 (2.33%) Infoblox
12 25 (2.08%) F5
13 24 (2.00%) Databricks
14 23 (1.91%) IBM
14 23 (1.91%) SAP
15 22 (1.83%) Citrix
16 19 (1.58%) Remedy
17 18 (1.50%) HP
17 18 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
18 16 (1.33%) SolarWinds