Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3712 4780 7064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.63% 37.16% 35.17%
As % of the General category 66.13% 61.73% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3315 4366 6004
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,438
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.95% +3.37%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 5613 7743 11842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 55.39% 60.19% 58.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5006 7083 9918
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 -8 4 £75,000 +42.86%
Finance
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1124 (30.28%) SQL
2 936 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 903 (24.33%) Banking
4 794 (21.39%) Java
5 712 (19.18%) SQL Server
6 609 (16.41%) Microsoft
7 552 (14.87%) Degree
8 537 (14.47%) Windows
9 505 (13.60%) JavaScript
10 477 (12.85%) Linux
11 460 (12.39%) C#
12 438 (11.80%) .NET
13 408 (10.99%) HTML
14 380 (10.24%) Fintech
15 365 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
16 353 (9.51%) Python
17 327 (8.81%) ITIL
18 326 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
19 322 (8.67%) Oracle
20 309 (8.32%) Project Management
21 293 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
22 281 (7.57%) Unix
23 279 (7.52%) CSS
23 279 (7.52%) Front Office
24 249 (6.71%) Computer Science
25 246 (6.63%) AngularJS
26 245 (6.60%) SDLC
27 239 (6.44%) Scrum
27 239 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
28 238 (6.41%) Business Analysis

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
1 115 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 53 (1.43%) CMS
3 53 (1.43%) IIS
4 47 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 44 (1.19%) JBoss
5 44 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.13%) Apache
6 42 (1.13%) SAS
7 37 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 33 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 33 (0.89%) WordPress
9 29 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 26 (0.70%) Confluence
11 25 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (0.57%) Skype for Business
13 20 (0.54%) Documentum
14 19 (0.51%) Apache TomEE
14 19 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 239 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.84%) InVision
7 18 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.19%) SPSS
9 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.081%) HipChat
11 2 (0.054%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.027%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 56 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.59%) MetaTrader
3 16 (0.43%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.38%) Siebel CRM
5 13 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.32%) Revive Adserver
6 12 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.30%) SAP SD
7 11 (0.30%) Workday HCM
8 10 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.24%) HFM
9 9 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
9 9 (0.24%) Temenos T24
10 8 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
11 7 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (2.02%) SaaS
4 40 (1.08%) Office 365
5 32 (0.86%) GitHub
6 19 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 15 (0.40%) IaaS
8 14 (0.38%) PaaS
9 9 (0.24%) Akamai
9 9 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 9 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.16%) Heroku
12 6 (0.16%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.31%) Firewall
2 88 (2.37%) Internet
3 86 (2.32%) WAN
4 85 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 81 (2.18%) Network Security
6 79 (2.13%) LAN
7 74 (1.99%) VPN
8 61 (1.64%) DNS
9 47 (1.27%) Intranet
9 47 (1.27%) SAN
10 44 (1.19%) BGP
11 41 (1.10%) DHCP
12 39 (1.05%) VoIP
13 36 (0.97%) Wireless
14 34 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (0.89%) OSPF
16 32 (0.86%) MPLS
17 31 (0.84%) Multicast
18 30 (0.81%) HTTP
19 29 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 228 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 199 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 169 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 131 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 122 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 114 (3.07%) Big Data
8 94 (2.53%) NoSQL
9 80 (2.16%) Power BI
10 79 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 71 (1.91%) MySQL
13 68 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 60 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 57 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
16 50 (1.35%) RDBMS
17 49 (1.32%) Oracle Database
18 48 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (1.24%) MongoDB
20 42 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 181 (4.88%) JIRA
2 100 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 96 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 95 (2.56%) Selenium
5 90 (2.42%) Maven
6 85 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 57 (1.54%) JUnit
9 46 (1.24%) Subversion
10 45 (1.21%) Gradle
11 39 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 32 (0.86%) Ant
13 30 (0.81%) Cucumber
14 27 (0.73%) Axure RP
14 27 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 23 (0.62%) Mockito
16 22 (0.59%) SpecFlow
17 20 (0.54%) Eclipse
18 19 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
18 19 (0.51%) SilkTest
General
1 903 (24.33%) Banking
2 279 (7.52%) Front Office
3 227 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 178 (4.80%) Legal
5 152 (4.09%) Financial Institution
6 147 (3.96%) Advertising
7 144 (3.88%) Retail
8 124 (3.34%) Marketing
9 105 (2.83%) Back Office
10 83 (2.24%) Law
11 65 (1.75%) Telecoms
12 39 (1.05%) Games
13 26 (0.70%) Billing
13 26 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.65%) Electronics
14 24 (0.65%) French Language
15 23 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.51%) German Language
17 13 (0.35%) International Banking
17 13 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1066 (28.72%) Developer
2 829 (22.33%) Analyst
3 384 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 267 (7.19%) Senior Developer
5 247 (6.65%) Business Analyst
6 193 (5.20%) Support Analyst
7 167 (4.50%) .NET Developer
8 164 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 161 (4.34%) Financial Analyst
9 161 (4.34%) Project Manager
10 157 (4.23%) Consultant
11 152 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
12 148 (3.99%) Architect
13 142 (3.83%) Applications Support
14 141 (3.80%) SQL Developer
15 140 (3.77%) Junior
16 115 (3.10%) Support Engineer
17 111 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
18 92 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
19 85 (2.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (11.80%) .NET
2 408 (10.99%) HTML
3 279 (7.52%) CSS
4 246 (6.63%) AngularJS
5 167 (4.50%) XML
6 163 (4.39%) Spring
7 162 (4.36%) jQuery
8 160 (4.31%) HTML5
9 153 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
10 144 (3.88%) ASP.NET
11 126 (3.39%) Web Services
12 114 (3.07%) React
13 91 (2.45%) Hibernate
14 89 (2.40%) Node.js
15 83 (2.24%) REST
16 82 (2.21%) J2SE
17 80 (2.16%) .NET Framework
18 72 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 68 (1.83%) Ajax
19 68 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 380 (10.24%) Fintech
2 365 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 249 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 164 (4.42%) User Experience
5 142 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 134 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 121 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
8 117 (3.15%) Hedge funds
9 115 (3.10%) Fixed Income
10 98 (2.64%) Derivative
11 90 (2.42%) Data Centre
12 89 (2.40%) Equities
13 85 (2.29%) Algorithms
14 77 (2.07%) Credit Risk
15 67 (1.80%) Data Structures
16 66 (1.78%) Market Risk
17 56 (1.51%) Clustering
18 45 (1.21%) Blackberry
19 41 (1.10%) Reinsurance
20 39 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 537 (14.47%) Windows
2 477 (12.85%) Linux
3 281 (7.57%) Unix
4 170 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 93 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 67 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.94%) Android
10 29 (0.78%) Solaris
10 29 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 26 (0.70%) CentOS
12 25 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 22 (0.59%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.35%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.16%) AIX
16 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (8.81%) ITIL
3 326 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 309 (8.32%) Project Management
5 293 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 245 (6.60%) SDLC
7 239 (6.44%) Scrum
8 238 (6.41%) Business Analysis
9 228 (6.14%) Analytics
10 219 (5.90%) TDD
11 212 (5.71%) OO
12 202 (5.44%) Test Automation
13 192 (5.17%) Asset Management
14 186 (5.01%) Mathematics
14 186 (5.01%) Multithreading
15 178 (4.80%) Software Engineering
16 174 (4.69%) MVC
17 173 (4.66%) Low Latency
18 166 (4.47%) DevOps
19 155 (4.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1124 (30.28%) SQL
2 794 (21.39%) Java
3 505 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 460 (12.39%) C#
5 353 (9.51%) Python
6 235 (6.33%) C++
7 187 (5.04%) T-SQL
8 123 (3.31%) Scala
9 120 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 79 (2.13%) C
11 76 (2.05%) PHP
12 69 (1.86%) Perl
12 69 (1.86%) VB
13 67 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 67 (1.80%) VBA
14 56 (1.51%) R
15 42 (1.13%) Ruby
16 34 (0.92%) PL/SQL
17 32 (0.86%) Bash Shell
18 27 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 552 (14.87%) Degree
2 92 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 85 (2.29%) CISSP
6 80 (2.16%) CISM
7 57 (1.54%) ISEB
8 53 (1.43%) CISA
9 51 (1.37%) CCNP
10 50 (1.35%) CCNA
11 39 (1.05%) PMI Certification
12 38 (1.02%) MCSE
13 36 (0.97%) PMP
14 34 (0.92%) PhD
15 31 (0.84%) Master's Degree
16 29 (0.78%) CCIE
17 27 (0.73%) ISTQB
17 27 (0.73%) MCSA
18 25 (0.67%) GCIH
19 24 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.68%) QA
2 71 (1.91%) PMO
3 70 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 65 (1.75%) MiFID
5 45 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (1.00%) SLA
7 33 (0.89%) GDPR
8 20 (0.54%) EMIR
9 18 (0.48%) COBIT
9 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.32%) IFRS
10 12 (0.32%) ISO 20022
11 11 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.24%) SEPA
13 8 (0.22%) Basel II
14 7 (0.19%) Basel III
14 7 (0.19%) IFRS 9
14 7 (0.19%) ISO 15022
14 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 216 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 71 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.48%) Docker
4 38 (1.02%) XenApp
5 29 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 28 (0.75%) vSphere
7 21 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 19 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.32%) XenServer
10 10 (0.27%) HDFS
11 7 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.16%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.13%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.081%) Xen
15 2 (0.054%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.054%) NFS
15 2 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (1.56%) Puppet
2 49 (1.32%) Ansible
3 38 (1.02%) SCCM
4 25 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 25 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.54%) Control-M
5 20 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.35%) Nagios
8 12 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (0.27%) SCOM
10 9 (0.24%) Terraform
10 9 (0.24%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.22%) HockeyApp
11 8 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.19%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 609 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 322 (8.67%) Oracle
3 142 (3.83%) Cisco
4 114 (3.07%) Citrix
4 114 (3.07%) VMware
5 77 (2.07%) SAP
6 67 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (1.62%) Sybase
8 59 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 59 (1.59%) Tableau
9 57 (1.54%) Siebel
10 45 (1.21%) CheckPoint
11 44 (1.19%) Cognos
11 44 (1.19%) TIBCO
12 40 (1.08%) Google
12 40 (1.08%) IBM
13 37 (1.00%) Palo Alto
13 37 (1.00%) Sun
14 36 (0.97%) HP
15 35 (0.94%) Atlassian