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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1859 2368 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.26% 37.29% 35.01%
As % of the General category 65.25% 62.14% 60.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 2159 3095
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,250 £90,000 £88,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

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 2849 3811 6028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.57% 60.02% 58.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4104 5501 8073
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £98,750 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1117 (30.07%) SQL
2 941 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 935 (25.17%) Banking
4 857 (23.07%) Java
5 735 (19.78%) SQL Server
6 582 (15.67%) Microsoft
7 568 (15.29%) Degree
8 535 (14.40%) Windows
9 525 (14.13%) Linux
10 492 (13.24%) JavaScript
11 437 (11.76%) C#
12 426 (11.47%) Fintech
13 405 (10.90%) .NET
14 388 (10.44%) Oracle
15 373 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
16 371 (9.99%) Python
17 367 (9.88%) HTML
18 331 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
19 328 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
20 318 (8.56%) Project Management
21 313 (8.43%) Unix
22 306 (8.24%) AngularJS
23 292 (7.86%) Front Office
24 284 (7.64%) ITIL
25 274 (7.38%) Computer Science
26 262 (7.05%) Scrum
27 256 (6.89%) C++
28 249 (6.70%) CSS
29 242 (6.51%) Investment Banking
30 241 (6.49%) SDLC

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 97 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 68 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 54 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 53 (1.43%) Apache
5 52 (1.40%) IIS
6 42 (1.13%) SAS
7 39 (1.05%) JBoss
8 37 (1.00%) CMS
8 37 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 35 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 32 (0.86%) Skype for Business
12 29 (0.78%) EPiServer
13 28 (0.75%) Confluence
14 26 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.57%) WordPress
17 18 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
18 17 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
19 16 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 239 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.22%) SPSS
9 7 (0.19%) InVision
10 3 (0.081%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.027%) Moqups
12 1 (0.027%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 47 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
3 19 (0.51%) Eloqua
3 19 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.51%) Workday HCM
4 17 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.46%) MetaTrader
5 16 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 15 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
7 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.35%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.30%) Siebel CRM
9 10 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 10 (0.27%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.24%) NetSuite
10 9 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
10 9 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 118 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (2.40%) SaaS
4 42 (1.13%) Office 365
5 23 (0.62%) GitHub
6 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.35%) IaaS
6 13 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 12 (0.32%) PaaS
8 9 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.22%) Yammer
10 7 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
11 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.13%) Boomi
13 4 (0.11%) Basecamp
13 4 (0.11%) Force.com
13 4 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 162 (4.36%) Firewall
2 87 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 84 (2.26%) VPN
4 81 (2.18%) WAN
5 72 (1.94%) Internet
5 72 (1.94%) LAN
5 72 (1.94%) Network Security
6 71 (1.91%) DNS
7 58 (1.56%) SAN
8 50 (1.35%) DHCP
9 46 (1.24%) Intranet
10 41 (1.10%) VoIP
11 37 (1.00%) BGP
12 36 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
13 34 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (0.92%) Wireless
14 32 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (0.83%) MPLS
16 30 (0.81%) HTTP
17 28 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 239 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 205 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 192 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 125 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 118 (3.18%) Big Data
8 103 (2.77%) Power BI
9 91 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 82 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 70 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 64 (1.72%) MySQL
13 61 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
14 58 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 58 (1.56%) Oracle Database
15 43 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
16 42 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
17 38 (1.02%) MongoDB
18 36 (0.97%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 178 (4.79%) JIRA
2 123 (3.31%) Maven
3 95 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 86 (2.31%) Selenium
5 85 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 83 (2.23%) Git (software)
7 73 (1.97%) JUnit
8 67 (1.80%) Subversion
8 67 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 56 (1.51%) Gradle
10 41 (1.10%) Ant
11 37 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 30 (0.81%) Mockito
13 29 (0.78%) WebDriver
14 24 (0.65%) Eclipse
15 22 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
16 21 (0.57%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.51%) NUnit
17 19 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
17 19 (0.51%) SilkTest
General
1 935 (25.17%) Banking
2 292 (7.86%) Front Office
3 242 (6.51%) Investment Banking
4 205 (5.52%) Legal
5 170 (4.58%) Financial Institution
6 151 (4.06%) Advertising
7 142 (3.82%) Marketing
7 142 (3.82%) Retail
8 141 (3.80%) Back Office
9 99 (2.66%) Law
10 67 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 38 (1.02%) Games
12 32 (0.86%) French Language
13 29 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.73%) Billing
15 25 (0.67%) Electronics
16 15 (0.40%) Private Banking
16 15 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.35%) German Language
18 12 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1141 (30.71%) Developer
2 843 (22.69%) Analyst
3 441 (11.87%) Java Developer
4 296 (7.97%) Senior Developer
5 255 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 194 (5.22%) Support Analyst
7 182 (4.90%) C# Developer
8 176 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 163 (4.39%) Project Manager
10 162 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 151 (4.06%) SQL Developer
12 149 (4.01%) Architect
12 149 (4.01%) Financial Analyst
13 147 (3.96%) Junior
14 140 (3.77%) Applications Support
15 135 (3.63%) Consultant
16 120 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
17 95 (2.56%) Support Engineer
18 91 (2.45%) Administrator
19 87 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (10.90%) .NET
2 367 (9.88%) HTML
3 306 (8.24%) AngularJS
4 249 (6.70%) CSS
5 170 (4.58%) HTML5
6 167 (4.50%) XML
7 164 (4.41%) Spring
8 151 (4.06%) FIX Protocol
9 141 (3.80%) jQuery
10 139 (3.74%) Web Services
11 123 (3.31%) ASP.NET
12 114 (3.07%) React
13 105 (2.83%) J2SE
14 92 (2.48%) REST
15 84 (2.26%) Hibernate
16 82 (2.21%) Node.js
17 70 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 70 (1.88%) JSON
18 66 (1.78%) JMS
19 64 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 426 (11.47%) Fintech
2 373 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 274 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 155 (4.17%) User Experience
5 141 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 138 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 136 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 113 (3.04%) Equities
9 111 (2.99%) Hedge funds
10 109 (2.93%) Fixed Income
11 106 (2.85%) Derivative
12 90 (2.42%) Data Centre
13 80 (2.15%) Algorithms
14 69 (1.86%) Credit Risk
15 62 (1.67%) Market Risk
16 55 (1.48%) Data Structures
17 49 (1.32%) Clustering
18 41 (1.10%) Blackberry
19 39 (1.05%) SWIFT
20 35 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 535 (14.40%) Windows
2 525 (14.13%) Linux
3 313 (8.43%) Unix
4 185 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 83 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (2.10%) Windows 7
7 74 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (1.13%) Solaris
9 27 (0.73%) CentOS
9 27 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 25 (0.67%) Android
11 18 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.22%) AIX
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.13%) Debian
17 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
3 328 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 318 (8.56%) Project Management
5 284 (7.64%) ITIL
6 262 (7.05%) Scrum
7 241 (6.49%) SDLC
8 229 (6.16%) Business Analysis
9 219 (5.90%) Analytics
10 209 (5.63%) Low Latency
11 198 (5.33%) Multithreading
12 197 (5.30%) Mathematics
13 196 (5.28%) OO
14 195 (5.25%) TDD
15 176 (4.74%) Software Engineering
16 174 (4.68%) Test Automation
17 171 (4.60%) Asset Management
18 164 (4.41%) CRM
19 162 (4.36%) Mentoring
20 153 (4.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1117 (30.07%) SQL
2 857 (23.07%) Java
3 492 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 437 (11.76%) C#
5 371 (9.99%) Python
6 256 (6.89%) C++
7 186 (5.01%) T-SQL
8 119 (3.20%) Scala
9 114 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 88 (2.37%) C
11 84 (2.26%) Shell Script
12 81 (2.18%) Perl
13 71 (1.91%) PHP
14 68 (1.83%) VBA
15 54 (1.45%) R
16 48 (1.29%) VB
17 40 (1.08%) PL/SQL
18 39 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 39 (1.05%) Ruby
19 36 (0.97%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 568 (15.29%) Degree
2 95 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (1.97%) ISEB
6 57 (1.53%) CCNP
7 56 (1.51%) CISSP
8 55 (1.48%) CISM
9 45 (1.21%) PMP
10 43 (1.16%) CCNA
11 41 (1.10%) CISA
12 40 (1.08%) PhD
13 34 (0.92%) PMI Certification
14 33 (0.89%) MCSE
15 32 (0.86%) Master's Degree
16 26 (0.70%) GCIH
16 26 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 25 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
18 24 (0.65%) CCIE
19 23 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (5.11%) QA
2 81 (2.18%) MiFID
3 64 (1.72%) PMO
4 61 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 40 (1.08%) SLA
6 36 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.70%) EMIR
8 21 (0.57%) GDPR
9 16 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.32%) ISO 20022
11 11 (0.30%) IFRS
11 11 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 9 (0.24%) COBIT
13 9 (0.24%) SEPA
14 8 (0.22%) Basel II
15 7 (0.19%) ISO 15022
15 7 (0.19%) NIST 800
16 6 (0.16%) FATCA
16 6 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 207 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 87 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.00%) XenApp
4 34 (0.92%) Docker
4 34 (0.92%) vSphere
5 29 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.27%) HDFS
9 10 (0.27%) XenServer
10 7 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.11%) NFS
14 3 (0.081%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (2.05%) Puppet
2 51 (1.37%) Ansible
3 49 (1.32%) SCCM
4 31 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.54%) Control-M
6 16 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 16 (0.43%) Nagios
6 16 (0.43%) WSUS
7 15 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 12 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.32%) SCOM
9 9 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.22%) HockeyApp
10 8 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 582 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 388 (10.44%) Oracle
3 152 (4.09%) Cisco
4 144 (3.88%) VMware
5 101 (2.72%) Citrix
6 91 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 90 (2.42%) SAP
8 80 (2.15%) Sybase
9 76 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 55 (1.48%) TIBCO
11 48 (1.29%) HP
11 48 (1.29%) Tableau
12 46 (1.24%) CheckPoint
13 44 (1.18%) Juniper
14 42 (1.13%) Siebel
15 41 (1.10%) Cognos
15 41 (1.10%) Palo Alto
16 40 (1.08%) Hyperion
17 38 (1.02%) StreamBase
18 37 (1.00%) F5
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Myles Roberts
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday