Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 6,315 14,533 18,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 28.95% 26.90% 28.62%
As % of the General category 61.27% 55.64% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,904 11,889 15,373
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 10,307 26,122 32,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.25% 48.35% 49.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8,566 20,591 26,094
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +1 1,434 £71,000 +1.43% 391
West London +19 126 £50,000 -9.09% 68
South London -10 99 £60,000 +9.09% 15
East London -4 33 £62,500 -3.85% 51
North London +7 6 £50,973 -9.38% 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2,060 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,751 (27.73%) Python
3 1,488 (23.56%) AWS
4 1,487 (23.55%) SQL
5 1,454 (23.02%) Java
6 1,239 (19.62%) Azure
7 1,222 (19.35%) Banking
8 1,067 (16.90%) DevOps
9 1,032 (16.34%) Fintech
10 1,031 (16.33%) JavaScript
11 898 (14.22%) Asset Management
12 852 (13.49%) Software Engineering
13 822 (13.02%) Web Services
14 808 (12.79%) Front Office
15 798 (12.64%) C#
16 794 (12.57%) .NET
17 761 (12.05%) Hedge funds
18 731 (11.58%) Microsoft
19 717 (11.35%) Microservices
20 696 (11.02%) Degree
21 685 (10.85%) Fixed Income
22 671 (10.63%) Kubernetes
23 670 (10.61%) React
24 667 (10.56%) Analytics
25 666 (10.55%) SQL Server
26 633 (10.02%) Docker
27 624 (9.88%) AngularJS
28 603 (9.55%) GCP
29 572 (9.06%) Derivative
30 562 (8.90%) Equities

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
1 174 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 150 (2.38%) Apache
3 145 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 139 (2.20%) Confluence
5 92 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (0.86%) IIS
7 35 (0.55%) CMS
8 29 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 27 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 23 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 23 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 20 (0.32%) SAS
12 15 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 11 (0.17%) MTS
13 11 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.17%) Tornado
13 11 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
14 10 (0.16%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 188 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.29%) Figma
8 14 (0.22%) Sketch
9 11 (0.17%) InVision
10 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.063%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.063%) Marvel
11 4 (0.063%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.048%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.048%) SPSS
12 3 (0.048%) SPSS Modeler
13 2 (0.032%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.032%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.016%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 121 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 84 (1.33%) Eagle PACE
3 54 (0.86%) PolarLake
4 33 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
6 26 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 24 (0.38%) NetSuite
9 22 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
10 20 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 19 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
12 15 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 14 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
13 14 (0.22%) Siebel CRM
14 12 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
14 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 11 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1,488 (23.56%) AWS
2 1,239 (19.62%) Azure
3 603 (9.55%) GCP
4 329 (5.21%) Serverless
5 278 (4.40%) SaaS
6 233 (3.69%) Office 365
7 230 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
8 200 (3.17%) Power Platform
9 158 (2.50%) Amazon S3
9 158 (2.50%) PaaS
10 152 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
11 115 (1.82%) IaaS
12 95 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
13 88 (1.39%) OpenShift
14 86 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 85 (1.35%) Apigee
16 79 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
17 78 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
18 73 (1.16%) GitHub
19 50 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 237 (3.75%) Firewall
2 124 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 114 (1.81%) DNS
4 102 (1.62%) WAN
5 93 (1.47%) Network Security
6 78 (1.24%) LAN
7 75 (1.19%) VPN
8 60 (0.95%) BGP
9 55 (0.87%) DHCP
10 54 (0.86%) Multicast
11 51 (0.81%) Wireless
12 49 (0.78%) Internet
13 45 (0.71%) OSPF
14 38 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 38 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 35 (0.55%) Unified Communications
17 34 (0.54%) HTTP
18 33 (0.52%) Skype
19 31 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 287 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 251 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 237 (3.75%) Big Data
5 230 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 218 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 172 (2.72%) Tableau
8 169 (2.68%) Power BI
9 145 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 139 (2.20%) MySQL
11 133 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 128 (2.03%) Data Lake
13 127 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 121 (1.92%) Hadoop
15 118 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 117 (1.85%) MongoDB
17 96 (1.52%) Blockchain
18 67 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
18 67 (1.06%) Redis
19 63 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 380 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 332 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 241 (3.82%) JIRA
4 133 (2.11%) Selenium
5 107 (1.69%) GitLab
6 100 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 96 (1.52%) Artifactory
8 77 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 56 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 54 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
11 53 (0.84%) Maven
12 47 (0.74%) Subversion
13 45 (0.71%) Cypress.io
14 42 (0.67%) Bitbucket
15 41 (0.65%) NUnit
15 41 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
15 41 (0.65%) Visual Studio
16 37 (0.59%) IntelliJ
16 37 (0.59%) WebDriver
17 36 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,222 (19.35%) Banking
2 808 (12.79%) Front Office
3 249 (3.94%) Marketing
4 245 (3.88%) Back Office
5 236 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 217 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 217 (3.44%) Retail
7 206 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 154 (2.44%) Public Sector
9 133 (2.11%) Manufacturing
10 118 (1.87%) Electronics
11 117 (1.85%) Legal
12 100 (1.58%) Games
13 94 (1.49%) Law
14 83 (1.31%) Advertising
15 56 (0.89%) Retail Banking
16 41 (0.65%) Billing
17 30 (0.48%) General Ledger
18 21 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
19 19 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,961 (31.05%) Developer
2 782 (12.38%) Analyst
3 461 (7.30%) Software Engineer
4 451 (7.14%) Architect
5 382 (6.05%) Python Developer
6 358 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 327 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 311 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 278 (4.40%) Business Analyst
10 276 (4.37%) Python Engineer
11 234 (3.71%) DevOps Engineer
12 220 (3.48%) C# Developer
13 219 (3.47%) Financial Analyst
14 202 (3.20%) AWS Engineer
15 197 (3.12%) Consultant
16 189 (2.99%) .NET Developer
17 184 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
18 181 (2.87%) Lead Developer
19 172 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
20 170 (2.69%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (13.02%) Web Services
2 794 (12.57%) .NET
3 670 (10.61%) React
4 624 (9.88%) AngularJS
5 369 (5.84%) Vue.js
6 303 (4.80%) .NET Core
7 289 (4.58%) Kafka
8 288 (4.56%) CSS
9 273 (4.32%) HTML
10 262 (4.15%) Node.js
11 233 (3.69%) Spring
12 227 (3.59%) REST
13 187 (2.96%) ASP.NET
14 174 (2.76%) Spring Boot
15 169 (2.68%) RESTful
16 154 (2.44%) .NET Framework
17 141 (2.23%) XML
18 120 (1.90%) HTML5
18 120 (1.90%) Redux
19 116 (1.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 761 (12.05%) Hedge funds
2 685 (10.85%) Fixed Income
3 572 (9.06%) Derivative
4 562 (8.90%) Equities
5 469 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
6 468 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 340 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
8 248 (3.93%) User Experience
9 197 (3.12%) Algorithms
10 152 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 150 (2.38%) Data Centre
12 148 (2.34%) Data Structures
12 148 (2.34%) Reference Data
13 143 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
14 126 (2.00%) Cloud Native
15 108 (1.71%) Public Cloud
16 105 (1.66%) Mobile App
17 102 (1.62%) Blog
17 102 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
18 80 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 556 (8.80%) Linux
2 517 (8.19%) Windows
3 195 (3.09%) Unix
4 180 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 116 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 87 (1.38%) Android
7 69 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 53 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 47 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 35 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
15 19 (0.30%) CentOS
16 12 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.11%) Solaris
19 6 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,060 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,067 (16.90%) DevOps
3 1,032 (16.34%) Fintech
4 898 (14.22%) Asset Management
5 852 (13.49%) Software Engineering
6 717 (11.35%) Microservices
7 667 (10.56%) Analytics
8 513 (8.12%) Scrum
9 508 (8.04%) Investment Management
10 473 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
11 471 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
12 462 (7.32%) Computer Science
13 435 (6.89%) TDD
14 387 (6.13%) Test Automation
15 373 (5.91%) SDLC
16 366 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 357 (5.65%) Machine Learning
18 353 (5.59%) Project Management
19 318 (5.04%) Mentoring
20 313 (4.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,751 (27.73%) Python
2 1,487 (23.55%) SQL
3 1,454 (23.02%) Java
4 1,031 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 798 (12.64%) C#
6 312 (4.94%) C++
7 288 (4.56%) PowerShell
8 277 (4.39%) TypeScript
9 262 (4.15%) R
10 219 (3.47%) Kotlin
11 212 (3.36%) Scala
12 149 (2.36%) C
13 142 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 142 (2.25%) Go
13 142 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 127 (2.01%) Java 8
15 96 (1.52%) Ruby
16 89 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 87 (1.38%) Perl
18 71 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 696 (11.02%) Degree
2 236 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (1.92%) CISSP
4 118 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (1.35%) CISM
6 74 (1.17%) PhD
7 66 (1.05%) CISA
8 64 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 63 (1.00%) Master's Degree
10 57 (0.90%) CCNP
11 51 (0.81%) Security Cleared
12 45 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (0.63%) Sun Certification
14 37 (0.59%) SC Cleared
15 30 (0.48%) CCNA
16 29 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
17 27 (0.43%) ACCA
17 27 (0.43%) CCIE
18 25 (0.40%) ISEB
18 25 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (4.40%) QA
2 102 (1.62%) NIST
3 94 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 74 (1.17%) SLA
5 73 (1.16%) GDPR
6 70 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 54 (0.86%) PMO
8 32 (0.51%) MiFID
8 32 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 24 (0.38%) COBIT
10 19 (0.30%) EMIR
11 18 (0.29%) IFRS
12 15 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 15 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 12 (0.19%) ITGC
15 11 (0.17%) ISO 20022
15 11 (0.17%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 633 (10.02%) Docker
2 333 (5.27%) Active Directory
3 104 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.40%) vSphere
7 18 (0.29%) Firmware
7 18 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.21%) XenApp
9 10 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.079%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.063%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.063%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.048%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 671 (10.63%) Kubernetes
2 318 (5.04%) Terraform
3 277 (4.39%) Ansible
4 166 (2.63%) Puppet
5 88 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (1.20%) SCCM
7 49 (0.78%) Istio
8 44 (0.70%) Grafana
9 40 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 34 (0.54%) QRadar
11 33 (0.52%) Prometheus
12 30 (0.48%) Control-M
13 27 (0.43%) WSUS
14 23 (0.36%) SCOM
15 22 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
16 20 (0.32%) SCVMM
17 18 (0.29%) Nagios
18 12 (0.19%) vCenter Server
19 11 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
19 11 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 731 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 344 (5.45%) Oracle
3 314 (4.97%) Google
4 232 (3.67%) Cisco
5 223 (3.53%) SAP
6 182 (2.88%) VMware
7 152 (2.41%) Bloomberg
8 149 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 108 (1.71%) IBM
10 104 (1.65%) Databricks
11 88 (1.39%) Citrix
12 79 (1.25%) Palo Alto
12 79 (1.25%) Splunk
13 77 (1.22%) CheckPoint
14 72 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 64 (1.01%) ServiceNow
16 53 (0.84%) HP
17 48 (0.76%) Reuters
18 46 (0.73%) Atlassian
19 45 (0.71%) F5