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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
London / City of London
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1784 2445 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.14% 37.04% 34.56%
As % of the General category 64.22% 61.84% 60.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 2220 2975
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 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 2778 3954 5896
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.16% 59.90% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2458 3606 4860
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
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 22 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1076 (29.18%) SQL
2 1002 (27.17%) Banking
3 919 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
4 853 (23.13%) Java
5 727 (19.71%) SQL Server
6 562 (15.24%) Microsoft
7 546 (14.80%) Degree
8 518 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 517 (14.02%) Windows
9 517 (14.02%) Linux
10 494 (13.39%) C#
11 438 (11.88%) .NET
12 408 (11.06%) Fintech
13 394 (10.68%) Oracle
14 370 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
15 360 (9.76%) HTML
16 341 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 341 (9.25%) Python
17 331 (8.98%) AngularJS
18 330 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
19 326 (8.84%) Project Management
20 304 (8.24%) ITIL
21 292 (7.92%) Front Office
22 284 (7.70%) Computer Science
23 281 (7.62%) SDLC
24 277 (7.51%) Unix
25 256 (6.94%) Scrum
26 251 (6.81%) CSS
27 237 (6.43%) Investment Banking
28 236 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 88 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 65 (1.76%) CMS
4 60 (1.63%) IIS
5 53 (1.44%) Apache
6 52 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 45 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 41 (1.11%) SAS
9 40 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 39 (1.06%) Apache Spark
11 36 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
12 31 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (0.79%) Confluence
14 27 (0.73%) JBoss
14 27 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.49%) WordPress
17 16 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 225 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 48 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.054%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.027%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 35 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 19 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.46%) Eloqua
4 17 (0.46%) Workday HCM
5 16 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 16 (0.43%) SAP BPC
6 15 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
7 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.27%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.24%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.24%) Siebel Analytics
10 9 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 99 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (2.25%) SaaS
4 47 (1.27%) Office 365
5 24 (0.65%) GitHub
6 15 (0.41%) IaaS
6 15 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 14 (0.38%) PaaS
7 14 (0.38%) Yammer
8 11 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.19%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.16%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
12 6 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.14%) Boomi
13 5 (0.14%) Force.com
14 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 174 (4.72%) Firewall
2 102 (2.77%) Internet
3 89 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 86 (2.33%) WAN
5 76 (2.06%) LAN
6 75 (2.03%) DNS
6 75 (2.03%) Network Security
7 71 (1.93%) Intranet
7 71 (1.93%) VPN
8 63 (1.71%) SAN
9 51 (1.38%) DHCP
10 42 (1.14%) BGP
10 42 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 38 (1.03%) VoIP
12 35 (0.95%) MPLS
13 34 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (0.87%) SSL
15 31 (0.84%) Skype
16 29 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
16 29 (0.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 236 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 229 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 180 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 171 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 125 (3.39%) Big Data
7 112 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 105 (2.85%) Power BI
9 89 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 88 (2.39%) NoSQL
11 66 (1.79%) MySQL
12 65 (1.76%) Oracle Database
12 65 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 62 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
14 61 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
15 54 (1.46%) Hadoop
16 44 (1.19%) MongoDB
17 42 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
18 37 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 176 (4.77%) JIRA
2 136 (3.69%) Maven
3 114 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 101 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 85 (2.30%) Selenium
6 79 (2.14%) JUnit
7 77 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 70 (1.90%) Git (software)
9 68 (1.84%) Gradle
10 67 (1.82%) Subversion
11 36 (0.98%) Ant
12 35 (0.95%) TeamCity
13 28 (0.76%) NUnit
14 26 (0.70%) Mockito
15 25 (0.68%) Eclipse
16 23 (0.62%) WebDriver
17 21 (0.57%) MSTest
18 20 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
19 18 (0.49%) Moq
19 18 (0.49%) SilkPerformer
General
1 1002 (27.17%) Banking
2 292 (7.92%) Front Office
3 237 (6.43%) Investment Banking
4 184 (4.99%) Legal
5 177 (4.80%) Financial Institution
6 139 (3.77%) Retail
7 138 (3.74%) Advertising
7 138 (3.74%) Back Office
8 133 (3.61%) Marketing
9 95 (2.58%) Law
10 61 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 28 (0.76%) French Language
12 26 (0.70%) Billing
13 23 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.54%) Publishing
15 19 (0.52%) Electronics
16 18 (0.49%) Games
17 12 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.30%) Private Banking
19 8 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1201 (32.57%) Developer
2 798 (21.64%) Analyst
3 457 (12.39%) Java Developer
4 351 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 233 (6.32%) Business Analyst
6 230 (6.24%) C# Developer
7 208 (5.64%) .NET Developer
8 203 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 170 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 165 (4.47%) Project Manager
11 157 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 155 (4.20%) Architect
13 152 (4.12%) SQL Developer
14 135 (3.66%) Consultant
15 130 (3.52%) Junior
16 128 (3.47%) Applications Support
17 120 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
18 105 (2.85%) Administrator
19 95 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 87 (2.36%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (11.88%) .NET
2 360 (9.76%) HTML
3 331 (8.98%) AngularJS
4 251 (6.81%) CSS
5 200 (5.42%) XML
6 183 (4.96%) HTML5
6 183 (4.96%) Web Services
7 157 (4.26%) Spring
8 153 (4.15%) ASP.NET
9 130 (3.52%) jQuery
10 128 (3.47%) FIX Protocol
11 117 (3.17%) J2SE
12 115 (3.12%) React
13 96 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (2.39%) Node.js
15 87 (2.36%) REST
16 83 (2.25%) .NET Framework
17 70 (1.90%) Hibernate
18 69 (1.87%) Middleware
19 68 (1.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 408 (11.06%) Fintech
2 370 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 284 (7.70%) Computer Science
4 164 (4.45%) User Experience
5 145 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 139 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
7 135 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 109 (2.96%) Equities
9 104 (2.82%) Hedge funds
10 102 (2.77%) Fixed Income
11 94 (2.55%) Derivative
12 87 (2.36%) Data Centre
13 60 (1.63%) Credit Risk
14 59 (1.60%) Algorithms
15 55 (1.49%) Market Risk
16 52 (1.41%) Clustering
17 48 (1.30%) Data Structures
18 36 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (0.95%) SWIFT
20 34 (0.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 517 (14.02%) Linux
1 517 (14.02%) Windows
2 277 (7.51%) Unix
3 178 (4.83%) Windows Server
4 88 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 39 (1.06%) Solaris
9 35 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 26 (0.70%) CentOS
11 22 (0.60%) Android
12 20 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 12 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) Debian
16 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.081%) SUSE
17 3 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 330 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
4 326 (8.84%) Project Management
5 304 (8.24%) ITIL
6 281 (7.62%) SDLC
7 256 (6.94%) Scrum
8 228 (6.18%) OO
9 220 (5.97%) Low Latency
10 210 (5.69%) Business Analysis
11 198 (5.37%) TDD
12 196 (5.31%) Multithreading
13 191 (5.18%) Analytics
14 186 (5.04%) Mathematics
15 170 (4.61%) Test Automation
16 167 (4.53%) CRM
17 162 (4.39%) Web Development
18 161 (4.37%) Asset Management
19 157 (4.26%) MVC
20 155 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1076 (29.18%) SQL
2 853 (23.13%) Java
3 518 (14.05%) JavaScript
4 494 (13.39%) C#
5 341 (9.25%) Python
6 227 (6.16%) C++
7 164 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 110 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 94 (2.55%) Scala
10 91 (2.47%) C
11 84 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 81 (2.20%) Perl
13 59 (1.60%) VBA
14 58 (1.57%) PHP
15 51 (1.38%) R
16 50 (1.36%) XPath
17 47 (1.27%) VB
18 44 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 43 (1.17%) Bash Shell
20 38 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 546 (14.80%) Degree
2 95 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (2.03%) ISEB
4 72 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 62 (1.68%) CCNP
6 54 (1.46%) CISA
7 51 (1.38%) CISSP
8 49 (1.33%) CCNA
9 48 (1.30%) CISM
10 46 (1.25%) PMP
11 42 (1.14%) PhD
12 28 (0.76%) PMI Certification
13 27 (0.73%) MCSE
14 23 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.60%) ACCA
15 22 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 22 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 21 (0.57%) CIMA
16 21 (0.57%) GCIH
17 20 (0.54%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.72%) QA
2 80 (2.17%) MiFID
3 66 (1.79%) PMO
4 53 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 47 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.87%) SLA
7 27 (0.73%) EMIR
7 27 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.70%) COBIT
9 16 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
9 16 (0.43%) GDPR
9 16 (0.43%) IFRS
10 12 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 11 (0.30%) IFRS 9
12 10 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.19%) Basel II
14 6 (0.16%) ISO20022
15 5 (0.14%) SEPA
16 4 (0.11%) FATCA
16 4 (0.11%) ISO15022
System Software
1 202 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 94 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.14%) XenApp
4 37 (1.00%) vSphere
5 35 (0.95%) Docker
6 32 (0.87%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.27%) XenServer
11 9 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.19%) HDFS
14 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.11%) NFS
15 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.081%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 85 (2.30%) Puppet
2 57 (1.55%) SCCM
3 53 (1.44%) Ansible
4 37 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.54%) SCOM
5 20 (0.54%) WSUS
6 17 (0.46%) Control-M
7 15 (0.41%) Nagios
7 15 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 13 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (0.35%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.24%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.22%) HockeyApp
12 8 (0.22%) Terraform
13 7 (0.19%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 562 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 394 (10.68%) Oracle
3 166 (4.50%) Cisco
4 151 (4.09%) VMware
5 102 (2.77%) Citrix
6 100 (2.71%) SAP
7 92 (2.49%) Sybase
8 91 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 61 (1.65%) HP
10 61 (1.65%) TIBCO
11 46 (1.25%) Siebel
12 42 (1.14%) Palo Alto
13 41 (1.11%) Hyperion
14 40 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 40 (1.08%) Juniper
15 37 (1.00%) F5
15 37 (1.00%) IBM
15 37 (1.00%) NetApp
15 37 (1.00%) StreamBase
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.0 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Includi
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent bonuses and benefits packa
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Knowit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Equity + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago