Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,915 3,335 4,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 31.42% 32.05% 38.40%
As % of the General category 63.26% 61.79% 65.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,730 3,014 4,008
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.42%

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 3,027 5,397 6,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.66% 51.87% 58.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,648 4,739 5,862
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.33%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -3 8 £65,000 -13.33%
Moorgate -3 3 £120,000 +71.43%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 591 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (17.70%) SQL
3 331 (17.28%) Java
4 290 (15.14%) Banking
5 285 (14.88%) Microsoft
6 274 (14.31%) JavaScript
7 271 (14.15%) Azure
8 268 (13.99%) Fintech
9 252 (13.16%) Python
10 248 (12.95%) DevOps
11 243 (12.69%) AWS
12 237 (12.38%) Windows
13 229 (11.96%) C#
14 215 (11.23%) Degree
15 211 (11.02%) Linux
16 207 (10.81%) SQL Server
17 189 (9.87%) .NET
18 183 (9.56%) Scrum
19 174 (9.09%) ITIL
20 170 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
21 169 (8.83%) HTML
21 169 (8.83%) CSS
22 156 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
23 154 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
24 147 (7.68%) User Experience
24 147 (7.68%) Analytics
25 145 (7.57%) Project Management
25 145 (7.57%) TDD
26 142 (7.42%) Microservices
27 139 (7.26%) Computer Science

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 37 (1.93%) Confluence
2 34 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.15%) EPiServer
5 21 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 20 (1.04%) Apache
7 14 (0.73%) MQSeries
7 14 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 12 (0.63%) CMS
8 12 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.52%) IIS
9 10 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.47%) JBoss
11 6 (0.31%) Mule
11 6 (0.31%) nginx
12 5 (0.26%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 83 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.57%) Zeplin
5 10 (0.52%) Figma
6 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.052%) Sketch
9 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.42%) Salerio
3 8 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.16%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) SAP FS
8 2 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 271 (14.15%) Azure
2 243 (12.69%) AWS
3 102 (5.33%) Office 365
4 87 (4.54%) GCP
5 83 (4.33%) Power Platform
6 68 (3.55%) SaaS
7 26 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (1.31%) Serverless
9 19 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 15 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.57%) PaaS
14 10 (0.52%) IaaS
15 9 (0.47%) GitHub
15 9 (0.47%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (0.37%) npm
18 6 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (4.70%) Firewall
2 56 (2.92%) WAN
3 51 (2.66%) DNS
4 46 (2.40%) Internet
5 42 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 39 (2.04%) DHCP
6 39 (2.04%) Network Security
7 34 (1.78%) LAN
7 34 (1.78%) Unified Communications
8 33 (1.72%) OSPF
9 32 (1.67%) VPN
10 31 (1.62%) BGP
11 24 (1.25%) Skype
12 21 (1.10%) MPLS
12 21 (1.10%) Multicast
13 20 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (0.94%) NX-OS
16 14 (0.73%) HTTP
17 13 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.28%) Power BI
3 74 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (3.34%) Big Data
6 52 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 37 (1.93%) NoSQL
9 31 (1.62%) Data Lake
10 29 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.36%) Blockchain
12 25 (1.31%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.31%) MySQL
12 25 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
15 22 (1.15%) MongoDB
16 18 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.68%) DataStage
18 12 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 89 (4.65%) JIRA
2 87 (4.54%) Git (software)
3 52 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.62%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.51%) Maven
6 26 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 25 (1.31%) Selenium
8 22 (1.15%) webpack
9 19 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 18 (0.94%) JUnit
11 14 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (0.73%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.63%) Gradle
12 12 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (0.57%) GitLab
13 11 (0.57%) gulp
14 10 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.42%) Ant
15 8 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 290 (15.14%) Banking
2 85 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 84 (4.39%) Front Office
4 75 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 62 (3.24%) Marketing
6 57 (2.98%) Retail
7 52 (2.72%) Back Office
8 39 (2.04%) Legal
9 35 (1.83%) Advertising
9 35 (1.83%) Law
10 30 (1.57%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.20%) Public Sector
12 21 (1.10%) Games
13 19 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.68%) Electronics
14 13 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.57%) French Language
15 11 (0.57%) International Banking
16 9 (0.47%) Italian Language
17 8 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 525 (27.42%) Developer
2 313 (16.34%) Analyst
3 132 (6.89%) Java Developer
4 102 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 101 (5.27%) Architect
6 88 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 79 (4.13%) C# Developer
8 66 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 64 (3.34%) Project Manager
10 63 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 61 (3.19%) .NET Developer
12 56 (2.92%) Applications Support
12 56 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 55 (2.87%) Java Engineer
14 54 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
14 54 (2.82%) Network Engineer
15 53 (2.77%) Junior
16 50 (2.61%) React Developer
17 49 (2.56%) IT Analyst
18 47 (2.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (9.87%) .NET
2 169 (8.83%) CSS
2 169 (8.83%) HTML
3 131 (6.84%) AngularJS
4 126 (6.58%) React
5 90 (4.70%) HTML5
6 72 (3.76%) Web Services
7 71 (3.71%) ASP.NET
8 63 (3.29%) REST
9 61 (3.19%) Node.js
9 61 (3.19%) Spring
10 60 (3.13%) Kafka
11 59 (3.08%) .NET Core
12 56 (2.92%) .NET Framework
13 55 (2.87%) JSON
14 49 (2.56%) Vue.js
15 48 (2.51%) XML
16 45 (2.35%) RESTful
17 42 (2.19%) Redux
18 38 (1.98%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 170 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (7.68%) User Experience
3 110 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 79 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 72 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 65 (3.39%) Derivative
7 61 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 50 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 47 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 46 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (2.35%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.83%) Equities
12 35 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
13 29 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 27 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (1.15%) Reinsurance
16 19 (0.99%) Data Structures
17 17 (0.89%) Cloud Native
17 17 (0.89%) SWIFT
17 17 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 237 (12.38%) Windows
2 211 (11.02%) Linux
3 85 (4.44%) Unix
3 85 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 77 (4.02%) Windows 10
5 35 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.31%) Android
8 25 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.84%) CentOS
11 15 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.10%) VMS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.10%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (13.99%) Fintech
3 248 (12.95%) DevOps
4 183 (9.56%) Scrum
5 174 (9.09%) ITIL
6 156 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 154 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
8 147 (7.68%) Analytics
9 145 (7.57%) Project Management
9 145 (7.57%) TDD
10 142 (7.42%) Microservices
11 139 (7.26%) Computer Science
12 127 (6.63%) Software Engineering
13 121 (6.32%) Information Security
14 120 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 107 (5.59%) Risk Management
16 104 (5.43%) Project Delivery
17 103 (5.38%) SDLC
18 97 (5.07%) Test Automation
19 91 (4.75%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (17.70%) SQL
2 331 (17.28%) Java
3 274 (14.31%) JavaScript
4 252 (13.16%) Python
5 229 (11.96%) C#
6 87 (4.54%) PowerShell
7 57 (2.98%) TypeScript
8 48 (2.51%) Bash Shell
8 48 (2.51%) Scala
9 47 (2.45%) PHP
10 42 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 41 (2.14%) C++
12 35 (1.83%) Java 8
13 33 (1.72%) ES6
14 28 (1.46%) Kotlin
14 28 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.36%) R
16 25 (1.31%) Go
17 22 (1.15%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 215 (11.23%) Degree
2 79 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (2.61%) CISSP
5 35 (1.83%) CISA
6 30 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.51%) Master's Degree
8 26 (1.36%) CCNP
9 24 (1.25%) CISM
10 17 (0.89%) CCNA
10 17 (0.89%) PMP
11 14 (0.73%) PhD
11 14 (0.73%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 12 (0.63%) MCSA
12 12 (0.63%) MCSE
13 11 (0.57%) CRISC
13 11 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.52%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.39%) QA
2 36 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.83%) SLA
4 34 (1.78%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.41%) PMO
6 22 (1.15%) GDPR
7 17 (0.89%) NIST
8 11 (0.57%) COBIT
9 9 (0.47%) EMIR
9 9 (0.47%) MiFID
10 8 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.26%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.21%) ITGC
13 4 (0.21%) SEPA
14 3 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 2 (0.10%) FINRA
System Software
1 138 (7.21%) Docker
2 116 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 47 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (0.63%) XenApp
7 9 (0.47%) vSphere
7 9 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.42%) Firmware
9 7 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.16%) Snort
12 2 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.10%) HDFS
13 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.052%) vCloud
13 1 (0.052%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 131 (6.84%) Kubernetes
2 80 (4.18%) Terraform
3 64 (3.34%) Ansible
4 37 (1.93%) SCCM
5 24 (1.25%) Puppet
6 17 (0.89%) Nagios
7 15 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.68%) Control-M
9 11 (0.57%) FortiGate
9 11 (0.57%) SCOM
10 10 (0.52%) Grafana
11 8 (0.42%) Packer
12 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.37%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.37%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.31%) Consul
13 6 (0.31%) QRadar
13 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.21%) Istio
14 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 285 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 118 (6.16%) Oracle
3 110 (5.74%) Cisco
4 91 (4.75%) VMware
5 57 (2.98%) Citrix
6 53 (2.77%) Google
7 52 (2.72%) CheckPoint
8 51 (2.66%) SAP
9 43 (2.25%) IBM
10 38 (1.98%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.93%) Informatica
12 36 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (1.41%) F5
13 27 (1.41%) Tableau
14 26 (1.36%) Bloomberg
15 25 (1.31%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.25%) Splunk
17 22 (1.15%) HP
18 19 (0.99%) Juniper
19 18 (0.94%) Red Hat