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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
London / City of London
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1857 2661 3423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.58% 37.56% 33.49%
As % of the General category 66.13% 64.04% 58.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 2387 2854
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,350 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2808 4155 5876
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.32% 58.65% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2567 3732 4883
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £85,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the City of London

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1109 (29.70%) SQL
2 1049 (28.09%) Banking
3 878 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
4 828 (22.17%) Java
5 768 (20.57%) SQL Server
6 568 (15.21%) C#
7 537 (14.38%) Microsoft
8 536 (14.35%) JavaScript
9 532 (14.25%) Degree
10 494 (13.23%) Linux
11 490 (13.12%) .NET
12 461 (12.35%) Windows
13 416 (11.14%) Oracle
14 382 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
15 367 (9.83%) HTML
16 357 (9.56%) Fintech
17 335 (8.97%) Project Management
18 334 (8.94%) MS Excel
19 331 (8.86%) ITIL
20 330 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
21 329 (8.81%) Front Office
22 324 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
23 323 (8.65%) Python
24 310 (8.30%) SDLC
25 307 (8.22%) AngularJS
26 297 (7.95%) Unix
27 274 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 272 (7.28%) Computer Science
29 264 (7.07%) CSS
29 264 (7.07%) XML

Finance
Top Related 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 90 (2.41%) CMS
2 79 (2.12%) EPiServer
3 74 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 67 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 62 (1.66%) IIS
6 57 (1.53%) Apache
7 53 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 42 (1.12%) Jetty
9 41 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 36 (0.96%) Skype for Business
11 32 (0.86%) SAS
12 31 (0.83%) Confluence
12 31 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 22 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
17 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
19 13 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 334 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 163 (4.37%) MS Office
3 84 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (1.66%) MS Project
5 53 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.24%) SPSS
8 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.080%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.054%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.027%) GIMP
11 1 (0.027%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 21 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 15 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 14 (0.37%) SAP BPC
7 14 (0.37%) thinkFolio
8 12 (0.32%) Workday HCM
9 10 (0.27%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
10 9 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 8 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.09%) SaaS
2 77 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (1.45%) Office 365
5 20 (0.54%) GitHub
6 19 (0.51%) Yammer
7 16 (0.43%) IaaS
8 15 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.37%) PaaS
10 9 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.13%) Bluemix
14 5 (0.13%) Boomi
14 5 (0.13%) Force.com
14 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 169 (4.53%) Firewall
2 123 (3.29%) Internet
3 106 (2.84%) Intranet
4 75 (2.01%) DNS
5 74 (1.98%) WAN
6 73 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 61 (1.63%) LAN
8 51 (1.37%) Network Security
9 49 (1.31%) SAN
9 49 (1.31%) VPN
10 48 (1.29%) DHCP
11 47 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 35 (0.94%) SSL
13 32 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (0.80%) BGP
15 28 (0.75%) FTP
15 28 (0.75%) Skype
16 26 (0.70%) OSPF
17 24 (0.64%) MPLS
17 24 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 274 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 213 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 163 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
5 156 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 132 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 116 (3.11%) Big Data
8 94 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 87 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 82 (2.20%) Power BI
11 78 (2.09%) NoSQL
12 77 (2.06%) Oracle Database
13 72 (1.93%) MySQL
14 66 (1.77%) Hadoop
14 66 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 58 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
16 52 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
17 50 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
18 39 (1.04%) MongoDB
19 37 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 155 (4.15%) JIRA
2 139 (3.72%) Maven
3 126 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 104 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 85 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 72 (1.93%) Gradle
7 71 (1.90%) JUnit
8 68 (1.82%) Selenium
9 59 (1.58%) Subversion
10 54 (1.45%) Git (software)
11 48 (1.29%) NUnit
12 38 (1.02%) MSTest
13 25 (0.67%) Ant
14 21 (0.56%) Moq
15 18 (0.48%) TeamCity
16 17 (0.46%) Eclipse
16 17 (0.46%) SilkPerformer
16 17 (0.46%) SilkTest
17 16 (0.43%) Mockito
18 13 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 1049 (28.09%) Banking
2 329 (8.81%) Front Office
3 225 (6.03%) Investment Banking
4 164 (4.39%) Legal
5 152 (4.07%) Financial Institution
6 149 (3.99%) Back Office
7 141 (3.78%) Retail
8 117 (3.13%) Marketing
9 113 (3.03%) Advertising
10 80 (2.14%) Law
11 60 (1.61%) Telecoms
12 27 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.70%) Games
13 26 (0.70%) Publishing
14 24 (0.64%) Billing
15 23 (0.62%) Electronics
16 22 (0.59%) French Language
17 15 (0.40%) Private Banking
18 13 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1301 (34.84%) Developer
2 794 (21.26%) Analyst
3 468 (12.53%) Java Developer
4 412 (11.03%) Senior Developer
5 308 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 265 (7.10%) .NET Developer
7 249 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 227 (6.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 205 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 188 (5.03%) SQL Developer
11 157 (4.20%) Architect
12 155 (4.15%) Consultant
12 155 (4.15%) Project Manager
13 147 (3.94%) Support Analyst
14 135 (3.62%) Junior
15 127 (3.40%) Applications Support
16 112 (3.00%) Senior C# Developer
17 110 (2.95%) Front Office Developer
18 102 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
19 99 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (13.12%) .NET
2 367 (9.83%) HTML
3 307 (8.22%) AngularJS
4 264 (7.07%) CSS
4 264 (7.07%) XML
5 215 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 210 (5.62%) Web Services
7 195 (5.22%) HTML5
8 148 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (3.86%) Spring
10 131 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
11 121 (3.24%) .NET Framework
11 121 (3.24%) jQuery
12 116 (3.11%) J2SE
13 100 (2.68%) Entity Framework
14 99 (2.65%) CSS3
15 95 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 83 (2.22%) REST
17 82 (2.20%) React
17 82 (2.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 382 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 357 (9.56%) Fintech
3 272 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 162 (4.34%) User Experience
5 152 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 136 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 107 (2.87%) Fixed Income
8 105 (2.81%) Derivative
9 100 (2.68%) Equities
10 90 (2.41%) Hedge funds
11 72 (1.93%) Data Centre
12 55 (1.47%) Algorithms
13 54 (1.45%) SWIFT
14 52 (1.39%) Credit Risk
15 51 (1.37%) Market Risk
16 45 (1.21%) Clustering
17 38 (1.02%) Data Structures
18 32 (0.86%) Reference Data
19 28 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
20 23 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 494 (13.23%) Linux
2 461 (12.35%) Windows
3 297 (7.95%) Unix
4 165 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 95 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 37 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 34 (0.91%) Solaris
11 23 (0.62%) CentOS
12 17 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.43%) Android
14 14 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.19%) SUSE
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.13%) AIX
17 4 (0.11%) VMS
18 2 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (8.97%) Project Management
3 331 (8.86%) ITIL
4 330 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
5 324 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 310 (8.30%) SDLC
7 248 (6.64%) OO
8 232 (6.21%) Business Analysis
9 228 (6.11%) Mathematics
10 216 (5.78%) Scrum
11 207 (5.54%) Low Latency
12 204 (5.46%) Web Development
13 198 (5.30%) TDD
14 196 (5.25%) MVC
15 193 (5.17%) Multithreading
16 180 (4.82%) Analytics
17 178 (4.77%) Mentoring
18 172 (4.61%) OOD
19 171 (4.58%) CRM
20 163 (4.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1109 (29.70%) SQL
2 828 (22.17%) Java
3 568 (15.21%) C#
4 536 (14.35%) JavaScript
5 323 (8.65%) Python
6 221 (5.92%) C++
7 140 (3.75%) T-SQL
8 112 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 102 (2.73%) Perl
10 98 (2.62%) Scala
11 95 (2.54%) C
12 81 (2.17%) XPath
13 62 (1.66%) PHP
13 62 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 56 (1.50%) R
15 53 (1.42%) VBA
16 52 (1.39%) VB
17 51 (1.37%) Bash Shell
18 44 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 37 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 532 (14.25%) Degree
2 84 (2.25%) ISEB
3 78 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (1.53%) PMP
5 56 (1.50%) CISA
5 56 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (1.45%) CISSP
7 49 (1.31%) CCNP
8 44 (1.18%) PhD
9 43 (1.15%) CCNA
10 42 (1.12%) CISM
11 34 (0.91%) PMI Certification
12 30 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (0.72%) ISTQB
14 25 (0.67%) ACCA
15 23 (0.62%) CIMA
16 22 (0.59%) PCI QSA
17 21 (0.56%) MCSE
18 20 (0.54%) CRISC
19 18 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (6.32%) QA
2 77 (2.06%) MiFID
3 70 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (1.74%) PMO
5 50 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 42 (1.12%) COBIT
7 39 (1.04%) SLA
8 31 (0.83%) EMIR
8 31 (0.83%) PCI DSS
9 30 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 22 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.56%) IFRS
12 19 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
13 18 (0.48%) GDPR
14 17 (0.46%) IFRS 9
15 8 (0.21%) Basel II
16 4 (0.11%) P3O
16 4 (0.11%) SEPA
17 3 (0.080%) PMBOK
17 3 (0.080%) SDET
System Software
1 186 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 88 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (1.04%) XenApp
4 38 (1.02%) Docker
5 31 (0.83%) vSphere
6 27 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 23 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (0.24%) XenServer
12 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.13%) HDFS
13 5 (0.13%) NFS
14 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.054%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 86 (2.30%) Puppet
2 52 (1.39%) SCCM
3 42 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.07%) Ansible
5 29 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (0.54%) WSUS
8 18 (0.48%) Nagios
8 18 (0.48%) SCOM
9 13 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (0.32%) Control-M
11 11 (0.29%) FortiGate
12 9 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (0.19%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle ZFS
15 5 (0.13%) Data Guard
15 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
15 5 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 537 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 416 (11.14%) Oracle
3 148 (3.96%) Cisco
3 148 (3.96%) VMware
4 106 (2.84%) SAP
5 94 (2.52%) Citrix
6 85 (2.28%) HP
7 76 (2.04%) Sybase
8 67 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 65 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 57 (1.53%) TIBCO
11 52 (1.39%) Siebel
12 49 (1.31%) Bloomberg
13 48 (1.29%) Cognos
14 43 (1.15%) Hyperion
15 39 (1.04%) Tableau
16 38 (1.02%) Juniper
17 32 (0.86%) IBM
17 32 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
18 31 (0.83%) CheckPoint
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £55K Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Holid
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago