Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20,141 20,936 23,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.10% 29.98% 28.61%
As % of the General category 58.79% 58.74% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,421 16,270 19,899
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,262 35,644 43,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.51% 51.05% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26,714 28,359 36,927
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,250 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in London

Finance
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in London.

Salary trend for Finance in London

Finance
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in London

Finance
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the London region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Central London 0 4,969 £65,000 +4.00% 657
South London -1 374 £45,000 -14.29% 32
West London +1 341 £55,000 - 163
East London -2 218 £60,000 -11.11% 106
North London -6 42 £60,000 +15.38% 14
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 5,961 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 5,311 (26.37%) Banking
3 5,285 (26.24%) SQL
4 4,197 (20.84%) Java
5 3,569 (17.72%) Degree
6 3,315 (16.46%) C#
7 2,892 (14.36%) Microsoft
8 2,844 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
9 2,769 (13.75%) SQL Server
10 2,700 (13.41%) JavaScript
11 2,697 (13.39%) .NET
12 2,570 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
13 2,424 (12.04%) Fintech
14 2,398 (11.91%) Windows
15 2,278 (11.31%) Python
16 2,065 (10.25%) Linux
17 2,062 (10.24%) Project Management
18 1,872 (9.29%) Computer Science
19 1,842 (9.15%) TDD
20 1,799 (8.93%) HTML
21 1,792 (8.90%) Scrum
22 1,753 (8.70%) DevOps
23 1,736 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
24 1,728 (8.58%) Investment Banking
25 1,717 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
26 1,699 (8.44%) Oracle
27 1,695 (8.42%) AngularJS
28 1,665 (8.27%) Software Engineering
29 1,575 (7.82%) Analytics
30 1,515 (7.52%) Big Data

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 450 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 375 (1.86%) Apache Spark
3 336 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 303 (1.50%) Confluence
5 301 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 301 (1.49%) IIS
6 264 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 237 (1.18%) Apache
8 225 (1.12%) CMS
9 179 (0.89%) SAS
10 162 (0.80%) Ethereum
11 145 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 130 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 118 (0.59%) JBoss
14 102 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 96 (0.48%) Skype for Business
16 92 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 90 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 90 (0.45%) WebLogic
18 89 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 950 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 686 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 220 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 210 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 185 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 95 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 50 (0.25%) SPSS
8 44 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 36 (0.18%) InVision
10 30 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 25 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.045%) Chatbot
13 8 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.035%) Camtasia
14 7 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.030%) InDesign
15 6 (0.030%) Stata
16 5 (0.025%) AutoCAD
17 4 (0.020%) Gephi
17 4 (0.020%) Revit
Business Applications
1 290 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 183 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 180 (0.89%) NetSuite
4 127 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
5 103 (0.51%) thinkFolio
6 96 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 92 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
8 86 (0.43%) Markit EDM
9 82 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
10 68 (0.34%) Front Arena
11 63 (0.31%) SAP FI
12 59 (0.29%) SAP BPC
13 58 (0.29%) Elite 3E
13 58 (0.29%) SAP CO
13 58 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
14 53 (0.26%) HFM
15 50 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
16 46 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
16 46 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 45 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,717 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1,441 (7.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 552 (2.74%) SaaS
4 532 (2.64%) Office 365
5 307 (1.52%) GitHub
6 271 (1.35%) PaaS
7 250 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 250 (1.24%) IaaS
8 164 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 148 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 144 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
11 132 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 121 (0.60%) Slack
13 95 (0.47%) Serverless
14 70 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 61 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
16 54 (0.27%) Google Analytics
16 54 (0.27%) OpenShift
17 51 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 49 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 610 (3.03%) Firewall
2 393 (1.95%) WAN
3 380 (1.89%) DNS
4 368 (1.83%) LAN
5 313 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 297 (1.47%) Internet
7 252 (1.25%) DHCP
8 236 (1.17%) Network Security
9 189 (0.94%) SAN
10 185 (0.92%) Wireless
11 174 (0.86%) VPN
12 165 (0.82%) HTTP
13 116 (0.58%) Unified Communications
14 114 (0.57%) Intranet
15 113 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
16 110 (0.55%) FIX Connectivity
17 104 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
17 104 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 88 (0.44%) MPLS
19 85 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,769 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 1,515 (7.52%) Big Data
3 859 (4.26%) Blockchain
4 826 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 778 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 773 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 737 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 731 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
9 592 (2.94%) MySQL
10 514 (2.55%) MongoDB
11 378 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 368 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
13 361 (1.79%) Power BI
14 351 (1.74%) Hadoop
15 275 (1.37%) Oracle Database
16 232 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 221 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
18 213 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
19 207 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
20 202 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,115 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 784 (3.89%) Jenkins
3 732 (3.63%) JIRA
4 540 (2.68%) Selenium
5 460 (2.28%) Maven
6 392 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 377 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 346 (1.72%) Subversion
9 316 (1.57%) JUnit
10 280 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 276 (1.37%) NUnit
12 266 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 228 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 184 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 175 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 150 (0.74%) SpecFlow
17 129 (0.64%) Eclipse
18 121 (0.60%) WebDriver
19 119 (0.59%) Gradle
20 116 (0.58%) Mocha
General
1 5,311 (26.37%) Banking
2 1,728 (8.58%) Investment Banking
3 1,498 (7.44%) Financial Institution
4 1,432 (7.11%) Front Office
5 1,299 (6.45%) Retail
6 927 (4.60%) Marketing
7 727 (3.61%) Legal
8 720 (3.57%) Advertising
9 679 (3.37%) Telecoms
10 458 (2.27%) Back Office
11 336 (1.67%) Manufacturing
12 333 (1.65%) Law
13 300 (1.49%) Games
14 237 (1.18%) Retail Banking
15 142 (0.71%) German Language
16 139 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 138 (0.69%) French Language
18 119 (0.59%) Electronics
19 107 (0.53%) Billing
20 97 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5,828 (28.94%) Developer
2 3,132 (15.55%) Analyst
3 1,591 (7.90%) Java Developer
4 1,283 (6.37%) C# Developer
5 1,256 (6.24%) Consultant
6 1,216 (6.04%) Architect
7 1,004 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 989 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 966 (4.80%) .NET Developer
10 933 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 665 (3.30%) Applications Support
12 612 (3.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 611 (3.03%) Support Analyst
14 554 (2.75%) Software Engineer
15 503 (2.50%) SQL Developer
16 483 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
17 479 (2.38%) Financial Analyst
18 406 (2.02%) IT Manager
19 395 (1.96%) Junior
20 382 (1.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,697 (13.39%) .NET
2 1,799 (8.93%) HTML
3 1,695 (8.42%) AngularJS
4 1,429 (7.09%) CSS
5 1,202 (5.97%) Web Services
6 1,080 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 1,053 (5.23%) React
8 931 (4.62%) Spring
9 858 (4.26%) HTML5
10 815 (4.05%) RESTful
11 699 (3.47%) REST
12 673 (3.34%) Node.js
13 668 (3.32%) XML
14 624 (3.10%) jQuery
15 618 (3.07%) WCF
16 578 (2.87%) WPF
17 576 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 570 (2.83%) .NET Framework
19 453 (2.25%) J2EE
20 446 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2,570 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2,424 (12.04%) Fintech
3 1,872 (9.29%) Computer Science
4 908 (4.51%) Hedge funds
5 890 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 879 (4.36%) Fixed Income
7 878 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 871 (4.32%) Equities
9 817 (4.06%) Management Information System
10 803 (3.99%) Derivative
11 796 (3.95%) User Experience
12 707 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
13 619 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
14 542 (2.69%) Algorithms
15 478 (2.37%) Data Centre
16 406 (2.02%) Data Structures
17 405 (2.01%) Mobile App
18 365 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
19 274 (1.36%) Virtual Team
20 224 (1.11%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 2,398 (11.91%) Windows
2 2,065 (10.25%) Linux
3 1,212 (6.02%) Unix
4 626 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 378 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 347 (1.72%) Android
7 317 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 301 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 287 (1.42%) Windows 10
10 261 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 240 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 148 (0.73%) Solaris
13 107 (0.53%) CentOS
14 90 (0.45%) VMS
15 68 (0.34%) Windows 8
16 64 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 63 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 47 (0.23%) AIX
18 47 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
19 36 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,961 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2,844 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
3 2,062 (10.24%) Project Management
4 1,842 (9.15%) TDD
5 1,792 (8.90%) Scrum
6 1,753 (8.70%) DevOps
7 1,736 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,665 (8.27%) Software Engineering
9 1,575 (7.82%) Analytics
10 1,471 (7.30%) Test Automation
11 1,464 (7.27%) Risk Management
12 1,421 (7.06%) Investment Management
13 1,371 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
14 1,354 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
15 1,345 (6.68%) Asset Management
16 1,318 (6.54%) SDLC
17 1,236 (6.14%) Microservices
18 1,201 (5.96%) OO
19 1,192 (5.92%) ITIL
20 1,153 (5.72%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5,285 (26.24%) SQL
2 4,197 (20.84%) Java
3 3,315 (16.46%) C#
4 2,700 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 2,278 (11.31%) Python
6 1,049 (5.21%) C++
7 908 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 772 (3.83%) T-SQL
9 559 (2.78%) Java 8
10 544 (2.70%) Scala
11 535 (2.66%) Ruby
12 511 (2.54%) C
13 504 (2.50%) Perl
14 497 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 451 (2.24%) VBA
16 430 (2.13%) PHP
17 381 (1.89%) R
18 345 (1.71%) Shell Script
19 266 (1.32%) PL/SQL
20 247 (1.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,569 (17.72%) Degree
2 824 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 516 (2.56%) CISSP
4 347 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 323 (1.60%) CISM
6 294 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 277 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 247 (1.23%) CISA
9 245 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 191 (0.95%) PMP
11 183 (0.91%) CCNP
12 178 (0.88%) CCNA
13 171 (0.85%) PhD
14 166 (0.82%) CCIE
14 166 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
15 160 (0.79%) CIMA
16 158 (0.78%) MCSE
17 154 (0.76%) ACCA
18 132 (0.66%) Security Cleared
19 131 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,200 (5.96%) QA
2 392 (1.95%) PMO
3 338 (1.68%) GDPR
4 296 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 265 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 257 (1.28%) SLA
7 188 (0.93%) MiFID
8 185 (0.92%) PCI DSS
9 146 (0.72%) COBIT
10 68 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 53 (0.26%) Solvency II
12 50 (0.25%) IFRS
13 45 (0.22%) EMIR
13 45 (0.22%) SEPA
14 37 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
15 36 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
16 33 (0.16%) PSD2
17 32 (0.16%) GCP
18 28 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
19 25 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 994 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 909 (4.51%) Docker
3 488 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 143 (0.71%) XenApp
5 139 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 110 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 101 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 93 (0.46%) vSphere
9 66 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 60 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 53 (0.26%) HDFS
12 47 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
13 45 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 40 (0.20%) XenServer
15 21 (0.10%) Apache Flume
15 21 (0.10%) MetaFrame
16 20 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 17 (0.084%) VMware NSX
18 15 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
19 12 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 521 (2.59%) Ansible
2 420 (2.09%) Puppet
3 379 (1.88%) Kubernetes
4 366 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 322 (1.60%) Terraform
6 254 (1.26%) SCCM
7 81 (0.40%) Nagios
8 63 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 61 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
10 57 (0.28%) Kibana
11 48 (0.24%) Salt
12 46 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
13 44 (0.22%) AirWatch
14 40 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
15 38 (0.19%) Nessus
16 37 (0.18%) Packer
17 36 (0.18%) Mesos
17 36 (0.18%) SCOM
18 35 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
19 34 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2,892 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 1,699 (8.44%) Oracle
3 737 (3.66%) VMware
4 668 (3.32%) SAP
5 622 (3.09%) Cisco
6 531 (2.64%) Citrix
7 476 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 421 (2.09%) Tableau
9 401 (1.99%) Google
10 346 (1.72%) Bloomberg
11 317 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 308 (1.53%) Sybase
13 268 (1.33%) Splunk
14 220 (1.09%) IBM
15 211 (1.05%) Reuters
16 201 (1.00%) F5
17 195 (0.97%) NetApp
18 172 (0.85%) HP
19 163 (0.81%) Apple
20 162 (0.80%) CheckPoint