Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13,246 16,481 19,522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 27.43% 27.05% 28.11%
As % of the General category 56.07% 55.39% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,844 13,584 16,120
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,113
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 23,624 29,752 35,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.93% 48.82% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,657 23,430 28,364
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in London

Finance
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in London.

Salary trend for Finance in London

Finance
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 3,283 £70,000 +7.69% 489
South London 0 349 £57,500 +4.55% 21
West London -10 181 £57,500 +4.55% 101
East London 0 104 £72,500 +16.00% 49
North London +7 61 £57,500 +4.55% 20
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 4,556 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2,774 (20.94%) Java
3 2,751 (20.77%) SQL
4 2,666 (20.13%) Banking
5 2,600 (19.63%) AWS
6 2,411 (18.20%) Python
7 1,983 (14.97%) Azure
8 1,906 (14.39%) C#
9 1,896 (14.31%) JavaScript
10 1,823 (13.76%) Fintech
11 1,812 (13.68%) DevOps
12 1,619 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 1,598 (12.06%) Degree
14 1,589 (12.00%) SQL Server
15 1,559 (11.77%) Software Engineering
16 1,415 (10.68%) .NET
17 1,333 (10.06%) Analytics
18 1,322 (9.98%) Scrum
19 1,271 (9.60%) Windows
20 1,246 (9.41%) Web Services
21 1,230 (9.29%) Linux
22 1,212 (9.15%) Asset Management
23 1,208 (9.12%) Front Office
24 1,200 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
25 1,183 (8.93%) Project Management
26 1,148 (8.67%) Microservices
27 1,134 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
28 1,124 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
29 1,099 (8.30%) React
30 1,093 (8.25%) AngularJS

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
1 283 (2.14%) Confluence
2 233 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 208 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 195 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 134 (1.01%) CMS
6 132 (1.00%) Apache
7 109 (0.82%) SAS
8 88 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 85 (0.64%) IIS
10 67 (0.51%) Skype for Business
11 66 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 65 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 55 (0.42%) EPiServer
14 43 (0.32%) nginx
15 36 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
16 32 (0.24%) MQSeries
17 30 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (0.22%) Mule
19 26 (0.20%) Jupyter
20 24 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 447 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 417 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
3 146 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 86 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 57 (0.43%) Sketch
7 35 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 33 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 30 (0.23%) Zeplin
11 29 (0.22%) InVision
12 18 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 16 (0.12%) SPSS
14 13 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 10 (0.075%) Adobe XD
16 6 (0.045%) Figma
17 5 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
17 5 (0.038%) UXPin
18 4 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
18 4 (0.030%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 114 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 106 (0.80%) FINCAD Analytics
4 82 (0.62%) Markit EDM
5 74 (0.56%) NetSuite
6 68 (0.51%) thinkFolio
7 59 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
8 56 (0.42%) Front Arena
8 56 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
8 56 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
9 52 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
9 52 (0.39%) SAP FI
10 51 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 51 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 43 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
12 42 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
13 39 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
14 35 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 33 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
15 33 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2,600 (19.63%) AWS
2 1,983 (14.97%) Azure
3 758 (5.72%) GCP
4 581 (4.39%) Office 365
5 443 (3.34%) Power Platform
6 426 (3.22%) SaaS
7 296 (2.23%) Serverless
8 197 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 189 (1.43%) PaaS
10 177 (1.34%) GitHub
11 175 (1.32%) OpenShift
12 170 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
13 164 (1.24%) Amazon S3
14 158 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
15 147 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 144 (1.09%) IaaS
17 138 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
18 114 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
19 90 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
20 69 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 437 (3.30%) Firewall
2 233 (1.76%) TCP/IP
3 219 (1.65%) DNS
4 206 (1.56%) WAN
5 192 (1.45%) Internet
6 176 (1.33%) LAN
7 142 (1.07%) Network Security
8 133 (1.00%) DHCP
9 98 (0.74%) VPN
10 92 (0.69%) Skype
11 83 (0.63%) BGP
12 79 (0.60%) Unified Communications
13 74 (0.56%) OSPF
13 74 (0.56%) SAN
14 69 (0.52%) HTTP
15 67 (0.51%) MPLS
16 61 (0.46%) Wireless
17 60 (0.45%) Intranet
18 58 (0.44%) VoIP
19 55 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,589 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 486 (3.67%) NoSQL
3 458 (3.46%) Big Data
4 434 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 419 (3.16%) Power BI
6 416 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 399 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 391 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 366 (2.76%) MySQL
10 321 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 294 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 280 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 217 (1.64%) Redis
14 216 (1.63%) Hadoop
15 203 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 184 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
17 132 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
18 131 (0.99%) RDBMS
19 130 (0.98%) Data Lake
20 119 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 771 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 622 (4.70%) JIRA
3 541 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 255 (1.93%) Selenium
5 205 (1.55%) Maven
6 197 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 191 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 157 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 145 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 136 (1.03%) JUnit
11 130 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 122 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 122 (0.92%) webpack
13 114 (0.86%) Bitbucket
14 99 (0.75%) Artifactory
14 99 (0.75%) RStudio
15 98 (0.74%) Jasmine
16 95 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
17 88 (0.66%) GitLab
18 81 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 2,666 (20.13%) Banking
2 1,208 (9.12%) Front Office
3 552 (4.17%) Retail
4 524 (3.96%) Marketing
5 486 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 452 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 359 (2.71%) Legal
8 230 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 223 (1.68%) Back Office
10 207 (1.56%) Law
11 183 (1.38%) Public Sector
12 144 (1.09%) Games
13 132 (1.00%) Advertising
14 126 (0.95%) Manufacturing
15 95 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 64 (0.48%) General Ledger
17 54 (0.41%) Billing
18 51 (0.39%) Electronics
19 44 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 42 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,566 (26.92%) Developer
2 1,858 (14.03%) Analyst
3 934 (7.05%) Java Developer
4 908 (6.85%) Architect
5 679 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 639 (4.82%) Business Analyst
6 639 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 587 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 574 (4.33%) Software Engineer
9 564 (4.26%) Consultant
10 520 (3.93%) .NET Developer
11 411 (3.10%) Python Developer
12 372 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 352 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
14 346 (2.61%) Junior
15 345 (2.60%) Java Engineer
16 320 (2.42%) Support Analyst
17 315 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
18 307 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
19 291 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,415 (10.68%) .NET
2 1,246 (9.41%) Web Services
3 1,099 (8.30%) React
4 1,093 (8.25%) AngularJS
5 943 (7.12%) HTML
6 856 (6.46%) CSS
7 657 (4.96%) Node.js
8 635 (4.79%) REST
9 579 (4.37%) ASP.NET
10 552 (4.17%) Spring
11 475 (3.59%) .NET Core
12 439 (3.31%) J2EE
13 422 (3.19%) RESTful
14 412 (3.11%) Kafka
15 383 (2.89%) Vue.js
16 381 (2.88%) HTML5
17 352 (2.66%) .NET Framework
18 332 (2.51%) XML
19 289 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
20 230 (1.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1,124 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 912 (6.89%) Hedge funds
3 898 (6.78%) Derivative
4 865 (6.53%) Fixed Income
5 689 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 626 (4.73%) User Experience
7 624 (4.71%) Equities
8 569 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
9 422 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
10 356 (2.69%) Management Information System
11 333 (2.51%) Data Centre
12 277 (2.09%) Algorithms
13 264 (1.99%) Data Structures
14 242 (1.83%) Public Cloud
15 225 (1.70%) Mobile App
16 218 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
17 170 (1.28%) Cloud Native
18 166 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
19 164 (1.24%) Blog
20 130 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,271 (9.60%) Windows
2 1,230 (9.29%) Linux
3 525 (3.96%) Unix
4 391 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 286 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 189 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 177 (1.34%) Android
8 131 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 98 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 90 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 86 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
14 69 (0.52%) CentOS
15 33 (0.25%) Solaris
16 27 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.098%) Windows XP
19 12 (0.091%) Kali Linux
19 12 (0.091%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,556 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,823 (13.76%) Fintech
3 1,812 (13.68%) DevOps
4 1,559 (11.77%) Software Engineering
5 1,333 (10.06%) Analytics
6 1,322 (9.98%) Scrum
7 1,212 (9.15%) Asset Management
8 1,200 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
9 1,183 (8.93%) Project Management
10 1,148 (8.67%) Microservices
11 1,134 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 1,044 (7.88%) Computer Science
13 961 (7.26%) TDD
14 865 (6.53%) Investment Management
15 788 (5.95%) ITIL
16 779 (5.88%) Test Automation
17 773 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
18 730 (5.51%) Project Delivery
19 697 (5.26%) SDLC
20 681 (5.14%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2,774 (20.94%) Java
2 2,751 (20.77%) SQL
3 2,411 (18.20%) Python
4 1,906 (14.39%) C#
5 1,896 (14.31%) JavaScript
6 705 (5.32%) C++
7 531 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 479 (3.62%) R
9 375 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 308 (2.33%) Kotlin
11 307 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 295 (2.23%) Bash Shell
13 285 (2.15%) Java 8
14 268 (2.02%) C
15 255 (1.93%) Ruby
16 241 (1.82%) Scala
17 216 (1.63%) PHP
18 180 (1.36%) Go
18 180 (1.36%) VBA
19 156 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,598 (12.06%) Degree
2 549 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 271 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
4 235 (1.77%) CISSP
5 137 (1.03%) CCNP
6 131 (0.99%) CISM
7 124 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 123 (0.93%) PhD
9 119 (0.90%) CISA
10 118 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 105 (0.79%) Master's Degree
12 98 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
13 83 (0.63%) CCNA
14 82 (0.62%) PMP
15 74 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 68 (0.51%) Security Cleared
17 64 (0.48%) CCIE
18 63 (0.48%) CIMA
18 63 (0.48%) MCSE
19 60 (0.45%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 563 (4.25%) QA
2 174 (1.31%) GDPR
3 173 (1.31%) SLA
4 157 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (1.19%) PMO
5 150 (1.13%) Data Quality
6 122 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 101 (0.76%) NIST
8 65 (0.49%) COBIT
9 55 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 45 (0.34%) MiFID
11 37 (0.28%) EMIR
12 34 (0.26%) PSD2
13 28 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 23 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 21 (0.16%) Basel III
15 21 (0.16%) IFRS
16 16 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
16 16 (0.12%) ISO 20022
17 15 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 1,090 (8.23%) Docker
2 614 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 219 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (0.69%) XenApp
5 80 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 71 (0.54%) vSphere
7 66 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 52 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 22 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 17 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.12%) Firmware
14 15 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.053%) HDFS
15 7 (0.053%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.045%) NFS
16 6 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 898 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 519 (3.92%) Terraform
3 482 (3.64%) Ansible
4 270 (2.04%) SCCM
5 242 (1.83%) Puppet
6 182 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 73 (0.55%) SCOM
8 71 (0.54%) Mesos
9 58 (0.44%) Nagios
10 55 (0.42%) Nessus
11 48 (0.36%) Packer
12 44 (0.33%) Marathon
13 41 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
14 40 (0.30%) Istio
14 40 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
15 38 (0.29%) Control-M
16 37 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
17 34 (0.26%) Grafana
18 32 (0.24%) Salt
19 28 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,619 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 941 (7.10%) Oracle
3 487 (3.68%) Google
4 403 (3.04%) SAP
5 392 (2.96%) Cisco
6 367 (2.77%) VMware
7 325 (2.45%) Tableau
8 313 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 309 (2.33%) Bloomberg
10 281 (2.12%) Citrix
11 208 (1.57%) IBM
12 182 (1.37%) Informatica
13 147 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 127 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 115 (0.87%) Calypso
15 115 (0.87%) Reuters
16 111 (0.84%) Palo Alto
17 109 (0.82%) Charles River
18 106 (0.80%) Adobe
19 104 (0.79%) Splunk