Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20,292 25,577 21,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.84% 34.32% 27.90%
As % of the General category 60.58% 63.21% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15,585 16,014 18,119
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 33,495 40,465 40,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.26% 54.30% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26,261 28,229 34,635
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -1 4,606 £65,000 +8.33% 783
West London +11 472 £55,000 - 219
South London +7 416 £47,500 -13.64% 40
East London 0 242 £60,000 -11.11% 91
North London +10 57 £51,250 +2.50% 14
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 6,054 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5,582 (27.51%) SQL
3 5,360 (26.41%) Banking
4 4,354 (21.46%) Java
5 3,688 (18.17%) Degree
6 3,497 (17.23%) C#
7 3,107 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
8 3,017 (14.87%) Microsoft
9 2,987 (14.72%) JavaScript
10 2,974 (14.66%) SQL Server
11 2,784 (13.72%) .NET
12 2,689 (13.25%) Python
13 2,617 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 2,431 (11.98%) Windows
15 2,345 (11.56%) Fintech
16 2,259 (11.13%) Linux
17 2,033 (10.02%) Project Management
18 1,975 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
19 1,946 (9.59%) HTML
20 1,932 (9.52%) Computer Science
21 1,868 (9.21%) Oracle
22 1,829 (9.01%) DevOps
23 1,813 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
24 1,775 (8.75%) Investment Banking
25 1,768 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
26 1,727 (8.51%) Analytics
27 1,707 (8.41%) Scrum
28 1,705 (8.40%) AngularJS
29 1,675 (8.25%) TDD
30 1,670 (8.23%) Software Engineering

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
1 453 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 345 (1.70%) Apache Spark
3 344 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
4 309 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 290 (1.43%) Confluence
6 278 (1.37%) IIS
7 257 (1.27%) CMS
8 251 (1.24%) Apache
9 218 (1.07%) Tomcat
10 217 (1.07%) SAS
11 142 (0.70%) Ethereum
12 140 (0.69%) WebSphere
13 103 (0.51%) Skype for Business
14 95 (0.47%) JBoss
15 90 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
16 82 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
16 82 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 77 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
18 66 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 62 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1,003 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 751 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 308 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 224 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 204 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 69 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 58 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 57 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (0.24%) SPSS
10 34 (0.17%) InVision
11 19 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.034%) InDesign
13 5 (0.025%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.025%) GNU Octave
13 5 (0.025%) Stata
13 5 (0.025%) UXPin
14 4 (0.020%) Flinto
14 4 (0.020%) Gephi
15 3 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 287 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 170 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 143 (0.70%) NetSuite
4 133 (0.66%) thinkFolio
5 83 (0.41%) Front Arena
6 82 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 75 (0.37%) Markit EDM
8 71 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
8 71 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 70 (0.34%) SAP CO
10 68 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
11 67 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
12 57 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
13 50 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
13 50 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
14 49 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
15 48 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
16 47 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
17 45 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
18 44 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,975 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1,813 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 624 (3.08%) Office 365
4 604 (2.98%) SaaS
5 254 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 247 (1.22%) GitHub
7 220 (1.08%) PaaS
8 219 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 165 (0.81%) IaaS
10 142 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 137 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 132 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
13 126 (0.62%) Serverless
14 97 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
15 79 (0.39%) OpenShift
16 73 (0.36%) Slack
17 64 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
18 52 (0.26%) G Suite
19 50 (0.25%) npm
20 48 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 644 (3.17%) Firewall
2 401 (1.98%) DNS
3 355 (1.75%) WAN
4 345 (1.70%) LAN
5 343 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 259 (1.28%) Internet
7 249 (1.23%) DHCP
8 233 (1.15%) Network Security
9 219 (1.08%) VPN
10 189 (0.93%) HTTP
11 180 (0.89%) SAN
12 175 (0.86%) Wireless
13 133 (0.66%) BGP
14 118 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
15 116 (0.57%) OSPF
16 108 (0.53%) Skype
17 98 (0.48%) Multicast
18 96 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
19 94 (0.46%) Unified Communications
20 91 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,974 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 1,590 (7.84%) Big Data
3 920 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 786 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 779 (3.84%) NoSQL
6 775 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
7 753 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 634 (3.12%) MySQL
9 598 (2.95%) Blockchain
10 530 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 422 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 415 (2.05%) Power BI
13 386 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 382 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 359 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
16 283 (1.39%) Oracle Database
17 262 (1.29%) RDBMS
18 233 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
19 224 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
20 199 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1,084 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 894 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 716 (3.53%) JIRA
4 539 (2.66%) Maven
5 533 (2.63%) Selenium
6 424 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 393 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 324 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 320 (1.58%) Subversion
10 292 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 292 (1.44%) JUnit
11 260 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 220 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 220 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
13 194 (0.96%) NUnit
14 175 (0.86%) SpecFlow
15 170 (0.84%) Gradle
16 163 (0.80%) WebDriver
17 136 (0.67%) Eclipse
18 120 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 5,360 (26.41%) Banking
2 1,775 (8.75%) Investment Banking
3 1,527 (7.53%) Financial Institution
4 1,507 (7.43%) Front Office
5 1,178 (5.81%) Retail
6 959 (4.73%) Marketing
7 632 (3.11%) Advertising
8 599 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 597 (2.94%) Legal
10 492 (2.42%) Back Office
11 314 (1.55%) Law
12 284 (1.40%) Manufacturing
13 279 (1.37%) Games
14 213 (1.05%) Retail Banking
15 144 (0.71%) Electronics
16 136 (0.67%) French Language
17 124 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
18 115 (0.57%) Private Banking
19 110 (0.54%) German Language
20 107 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5,929 (29.22%) Developer
2 3,104 (15.30%) Analyst
3 1,507 (7.43%) Java Developer
4 1,198 (5.90%) C# Developer
5 1,177 (5.80%) Consultant
6 1,118 (5.51%) Architect
7 1,100 (5.42%) Senior Developer
8 1,021 (5.03%) Business Analyst
9 952 (4.69%) Project Manager
10 916 (4.51%) .NET Developer
11 657 (3.24%) Support Analyst
12 632 (3.11%) Applications Support
13 585 (2.88%) SQL Developer
14 550 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 541 (2.67%) Software Engineer
16 447 (2.20%) Financial Analyst
17 430 (2.12%) Junior
18 425 (2.09%) Support Engineer
19 421 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
20 398 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,784 (13.72%) .NET
2 1,946 (9.59%) HTML
3 1,705 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 1,567 (7.72%) CSS
5 1,356 (6.68%) Web Services
6 1,061 (5.23%) React
7 1,033 (5.09%) ASP.NET
8 928 (4.57%) Spring
9 921 (4.54%) HTML5
10 824 (4.06%) RESTful
11 756 (3.73%) REST
12 720 (3.55%) XML
13 613 (3.02%) Node.js
14 604 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 569 (2.80%) jQuery
16 528 (2.60%) .NET Framework
17 522 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 517 (2.55%) WCF
19 442 (2.18%) WPF
20 427 (2.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2,617 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2,345 (11.56%) Fintech
3 1,932 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 997 (4.91%) Hedge funds
5 980 (4.83%) Derivative
6 963 (4.75%) Fixed Income
7 949 (4.68%) Equities
8 929 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 888 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
10 831 (4.10%) User Experience
11 792 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
12 661 (3.26%) Management Information System
13 646 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
14 566 (2.79%) Algorithms
15 458 (2.26%) Data Centre
16 452 (2.23%) Data Structures
17 403 (1.99%) Mobile App
18 391 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
19 269 (1.33%) Virtual Team
20 180 (0.89%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 2,431 (11.98%) Windows
2 2,259 (11.13%) Linux
3 1,228 (6.05%) Unix
4 689 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 336 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 313 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 308 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 276 (1.36%) Android
9 274 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 258 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 230 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 144 (0.71%) Solaris
13 139 (0.68%) CentOS
14 83 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 70 (0.34%) VMS
16 68 (0.34%) AIX
17 44 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (0.17%) Fedora
18 35 (0.17%) HPUX
19 32 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,054 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 3,107 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
3 2,033 (10.02%) Project Management
4 1,829 (9.01%) DevOps
5 1,768 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,727 (8.51%) Analytics
7 1,707 (8.41%) Scrum
8 1,675 (8.25%) TDD
9 1,670 (8.23%) Software Engineering
10 1,538 (7.58%) Test Automation
11 1,519 (7.49%) Asset Management
12 1,516 (7.47%) Investment Management
13 1,445 (7.12%) Risk Management
14 1,321 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
15 1,315 (6.48%) Microservices
16 1,292 (6.37%) SDLC
17 1,285 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
18 1,241 (6.12%) Low Latency
19 1,158 (5.71%) OO
20 1,110 (5.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5,582 (27.51%) SQL
2 4,354 (21.46%) Java
3 3,497 (17.23%) C#
4 2,987 (14.72%) JavaScript
5 2,689 (13.25%) Python
6 1,236 (6.09%) C++
7 1,052 (5.18%) PowerShell
8 825 (4.07%) T-SQL
9 571 (2.81%) Java 8
10 563 (2.77%) Perl
11 555 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 491 (2.42%) Scala
13 467 (2.30%) Ruby
14 459 (2.26%) C
15 433 (2.13%) R
16 399 (1.97%) VBA
17 353 (1.74%) Shell Script
18 343 (1.69%) PHP
19 340 (1.68%) PL/SQL
20 218 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,688 (18.17%) Degree
2 935 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 409 (2.02%) CISSP
4 306 (1.51%) Master's Degree
5 301 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 233 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 217 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 206 (1.02%) PhD
9 191 (0.94%) CISM
10 189 (0.93%) CCNP
11 178 (0.88%) PMP
12 176 (0.87%) CISA
13 163 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
14 142 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 134 (0.66%) CCIE
16 132 (0.65%) Security Cleared
17 130 (0.64%) ISEB
17 130 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
18 126 (0.62%) CCNA
19 123 (0.61%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,213 (5.98%) QA
2 433 (2.13%) PMO
3 279 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 279 (1.37%) GDPR
4 264 (1.30%) SLA
5 234 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 171 (0.84%) MiFID
7 131 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 98 (0.48%) COBIT
9 77 (0.38%) IFRS
10 75 (0.37%) SEPA
11 66 (0.33%) Solvency II
12 58 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
13 42 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 41 (0.20%) EMIR
15 37 (0.18%) FATCA
16 34 (0.17%) IFRS 9
17 32 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
18 25 (0.12%) GAAP
19 24 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,025 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 996 (4.91%) Docker
3 493 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 125 (0.62%) XenApp
6 110 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 106 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 99 (0.49%) vSphere
9 88 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 56 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
12 48 (0.24%) HDFS
13 45 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 26 (0.13%) XenServer
15 25 (0.12%) iptables
16 23 (0.11%) Snort
17 21 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 19 (0.094%) Xen
19 17 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
20 16 (0.079%) KVM
Systems Management
1 618 (3.05%) Ansible
2 510 (2.51%) Kubernetes
3 467 (2.30%) Puppet
4 413 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 311 (1.53%) SCCM
6 295 (1.45%) Terraform
7 95 (0.47%) SCOM
8 85 (0.42%) Nagios
9 79 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
10 71 (0.35%) Salt
11 65 (0.32%) Mesos
12 64 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 58 (0.29%) Kibana
14 57 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
15 43 (0.21%) Control-M
15 43 (0.21%) WSUS
16 39 (0.19%) Prometheus
17 38 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
18 36 (0.18%) vRealize
19 34 (0.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 3,017 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 1,868 (9.21%) Oracle
3 749 (3.69%) VMware
4 652 (3.21%) SAP
5 601 (2.96%) Cisco
6 487 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 482 (2.38%) Citrix
8 448 (2.21%) Tableau
9 446 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 430 (2.12%) Google
11 335 (1.65%) Sybase
12 276 (1.36%) IBM
13 272 (1.34%) Bloomberg
13 272 (1.34%) Splunk
14 210 (1.03%) Reuters
15 184 (0.91%) ServiceNow
16 164 (0.81%) CheckPoint
17 159 (0.78%) Adobe
18 158 (0.78%) F5
19 137 (0.68%) Apple