Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20,537 24,274 22,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 29.73% 32.86% 28.23%
As % of the General category 60.25% 61.90% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15,558 15,966 19,307
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,480 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.51% - +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 34,084 39,214 42,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.34% 53.09% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26,383 28,226 36,711
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +1.74%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 4,758 £65,000 +8.33% 645
South London +5 423 £46,500 -11.43% 38
West London +8 415 £52,500 +5.00% 184
East London -2 226 £57,500 -14.81% 98
North London +1 54 £52,500 +0.96% 16
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6,201 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 5,599 (27.26%) SQL
3 5,516 (26.86%) Banking
4 4,446 (21.65%) Java
5 3,799 (18.50%) Degree
6 3,537 (17.22%) C#
7 3,164 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
8 3,014 (14.68%) Microsoft
9 2,945 (14.34%) SQL Server
10 2,863 (13.94%) JavaScript
11 2,803 (13.65%) .NET
12 2,753 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
13 2,512 (12.23%) Python
14 2,409 (11.73%) Windows
15 2,355 (11.47%) Fintech
16 2,239 (10.90%) Linux
17 2,126 (10.35%) Project Management
18 1,947 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
19 1,945 (9.47%) Computer Science
20 1,895 (9.23%) HTML
21 1,860 (9.06%) Oracle
21 1,860 (9.06%) DevOps
22 1,853 (9.02%) Investment Banking
23 1,823 (8.88%) TDD
24 1,813 (8.83%) Scrum
25 1,754 (8.54%) AngularJS
26 1,744 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
27 1,697 (8.26%) Big Data
28 1,691 (8.23%) Analytics
29 1,674 (8.15%) 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
1 441 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 372 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 326 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 312 (1.52%) Confluence
4 312 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 291 (1.42%) IIS
6 270 (1.31%) Apache
7 256 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 233 (1.13%) CMS
9 218 (1.06%) SAS
10 180 (0.88%) Ethereum
11 139 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 128 (0.62%) JBoss
13 114 (0.56%) Skype for Business
14 111 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 96 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 96 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 79 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 72 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
17 72 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 998 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 713 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 276 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 232 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 201 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 93 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 56 (0.27%) SPSS
8 40 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 35 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (0.15%) InVision
11 18 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.029%) Stata
13 5 (0.024%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.024%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.019%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.019%) Gephi
14 4 (0.019%) InDesign
14 4 (0.019%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.015%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.015%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 269 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 184 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 175 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 142 (0.69%) thinkFolio
5 97 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
6 95 (0.46%) Front Arena
7 88 (0.43%) Markit EDM
8 87 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
8 87 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 64 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
10 60 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
10 60 (0.29%) SAP FI
11 58 (0.28%) SAP CO
12 56 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
13 52 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
14 47 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
15 46 (0.22%) SAP BPC
15 46 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
16 45 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
16 45 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,947 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1,612 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 577 (2.81%) Office 365
4 574 (2.79%) SaaS
5 300 (1.46%) GitHub
6 249 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 229 (1.12%) PaaS
8 210 (1.02%) IaaS
9 201 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
10 171 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 162 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
12 119 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 119 (0.58%) Serverless
13 115 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 106 (0.52%) Slack
15 67 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
16 59 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 59 (0.29%) OpenShift
17 57 (0.28%) Google Analytics
18 53 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 598 (2.91%) Firewall
2 390 (1.90%) WAN
3 388 (1.89%) DNS
4 376 (1.83%) LAN
5 333 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 292 (1.42%) Internet
7 244 (1.19%) DHCP
8 233 (1.13%) Network Security
9 198 (0.96%) VPN
10 192 (0.93%) SAN
11 177 (0.86%) Wireless
12 172 (0.84%) HTTP
13 109 (0.53%) Skype
14 107 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 103 (0.50%) BGP
15 103 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
16 98 (0.48%) Unified Communications
17 95 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
18 94 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
19 92 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,945 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 1,697 (8.26%) Big Data
3 852 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 850 (4.14%) NoSQL
5 808 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
6 803 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 775 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 752 (3.66%) Blockchain
9 643 (3.13%) MySQL
10 534 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 414 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 398 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 391 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 375 (1.83%) Power BI
15 306 (1.49%) Oracle Database
16 302 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
17 252 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 240 (1.17%) RDBMS
19 230 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
20 201 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,159 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 853 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 778 (3.79%) JIRA
4 586 (2.85%) Selenium
5 484 (2.36%) Maven
6 407 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 394 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 359 (1.75%) Subversion
9 330 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 327 (1.59%) JUnit
11 291 (1.42%) Cucumber
12 231 (1.12%) NUnit
13 228 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 213 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 198 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
16 167 (0.81%) SpecFlow
17 152 (0.74%) WebDriver
18 144 (0.70%) Eclipse
19 133 (0.65%) Mocha
20 125 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 5,516 (26.86%) Banking
2 1,853 (9.02%) Investment Banking
3 1,642 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1,562 (7.61%) Front Office
5 1,232 (6.00%) Retail
6 963 (4.69%) Marketing
7 703 (3.42%) Advertising
8 669 (3.26%) Legal
9 631 (3.07%) Telecoms
10 500 (2.43%) Back Office
11 316 (1.54%) Games
12 308 (1.50%) Law
13 290 (1.41%) Manufacturing
14 225 (1.10%) Retail Banking
15 130 (0.63%) French Language
16 118 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
17 115 (0.56%) Billing
18 113 (0.55%) German Language
19 108 (0.53%) General Ledger
19 108 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6,021 (29.32%) Developer
2 3,192 (15.54%) Analyst
3 1,588 (7.73%) Java Developer
4 1,285 (6.26%) C# Developer
5 1,216 (5.92%) Consultant
6 1,133 (5.52%) Architect
7 1,062 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 1,038 (5.05%) Business Analyst
9 978 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 973 (4.74%) .NET Developer
11 681 (3.32%) Applications Support
12 660 (3.21%) Support Analyst
13 584 (2.84%) SQL Developer
14 583 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 547 (2.66%) Software Engineer
16 482 (2.35%) Financial Analyst
17 447 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
18 415 (2.02%) Junior
19 411 (2.00%) IT Manager
20 389 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,803 (13.65%) .NET
2 1,895 (9.23%) HTML
3 1,754 (8.54%) AngularJS
4 1,530 (7.45%) CSS
5 1,327 (6.46%) Web Services
6 1,119 (5.45%) React
7 1,092 (5.32%) ASP.NET
8 941 (4.58%) Spring
9 874 (4.26%) HTML5
10 843 (4.10%) RESTful
11 743 (3.62%) XML
12 727 (3.54%) REST
13 670 (3.26%) Node.js
14 596 (2.90%) jQuery
15 592 (2.88%) WCF
16 584 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 556 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 518 (2.52%) WPF
19 511 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 449 (2.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2,753 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2,355 (11.47%) Fintech
3 1,945 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 1,002 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 979 (4.77%) Fixed Income
6 975 (4.75%) Equities
7 957 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 935 (4.55%) Derivative
9 909 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
10 884 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
11 847 (4.12%) User Experience
12 756 (3.68%) Management Information System
13 658 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
14 557 (2.71%) Algorithms
15 460 (2.24%) Data Centre
16 455 (2.22%) Data Structures
17 412 (2.01%) Mobile App
18 364 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
19 286 (1.39%) Virtual Team
20 212 (1.03%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 2,409 (11.73%) Windows
2 2,239 (10.90%) Linux
3 1,284 (6.25%) Unix
4 619 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 330 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 318 (1.55%) Android
7 304 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 298 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 277 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 262 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 241 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (0.73%) Solaris
13 112 (0.55%) CentOS
14 91 (0.44%) VMS
15 68 (0.33%) AIX
15 68 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 46 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 45 (0.22%) HPUX
18 42 (0.20%) Windows 8
19 34 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,201 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 3,164 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
3 2,126 (10.35%) Project Management
4 1,860 (9.06%) DevOps
5 1,823 (8.88%) TDD
6 1,813 (8.83%) Scrum
7 1,744 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,691 (8.23%) Analytics
9 1,674 (8.15%) Software Engineering
10 1,626 (7.92%) Investment Management
11 1,598 (7.78%) Risk Management
12 1,582 (7.70%) Test Automation
13 1,484 (7.23%) Asset Management
14 1,415 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
15 1,359 (6.62%) SDLC
16 1,324 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
17 1,319 (6.42%) Low Latency
18 1,311 (6.38%) Microservices
19 1,244 (6.06%) OO
20 1,136 (5.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5,599 (27.26%) SQL
2 4,446 (21.65%) Java
3 3,537 (17.22%) C#
4 2,863 (13.94%) JavaScript
5 2,512 (12.23%) Python
6 1,132 (5.51%) C++
7 1,007 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 826 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 578 (2.81%) Java 8
10 531 (2.59%) Scala
11 519 (2.53%) Perl
12 508 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 503 (2.45%) Ruby
14 501 (2.44%) C
15 420 (2.05%) VBA
16 414 (2.02%) R
17 383 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 335 (1.63%) PHP
19 315 (1.53%) PL/SQL
20 250 (1.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,799 (18.50%) Degree
2 897 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 452 (2.20%) CISSP
4 324 (1.58%) Master's Degree
5 314 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 257 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 249 (1.21%) CISM
8 244 (1.19%) PMI Certification
9 215 (1.05%) CISA
10 185 (0.90%) PMP
11 178 (0.87%) CCNP
12 175 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
13 170 (0.83%) PhD
14 154 (0.75%) CIMA
15 153 (0.74%) ACCA
16 151 (0.74%) CCIE
17 150 (0.73%) CCNA
18 142 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
19 137 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 127 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,220 (5.94%) QA
2 427 (2.08%) PMO
3 306 (1.49%) GDPR
4 281 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 268 (1.30%) SLA
6 240 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 177 (0.86%) MiFID
8 165 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 123 (0.60%) COBIT
10 74 (0.36%) IFRS
11 62 (0.30%) SEPA
12 58 (0.28%) GCP
13 53 (0.26%) Solvency II
14 51 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
15 47 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 44 (0.21%) EMIR
17 33 (0.16%) FATCA
18 32 (0.16%) IFRS 9
19 30 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
19 30 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 983 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 981 (4.78%) Docker
3 483 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 127 (0.62%) XenApp
5 116 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 116 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 108 (0.53%) XenDesktop
7 101 (0.49%) vSphere
8 71 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 63 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 62 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 55 (0.27%) HDFS
12 46 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 35 (0.17%) XenServer
14 17 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 17 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
14 17 (0.083%) VMware NSX
15 16 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 15 (0.073%) iptables
16 15 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 563 (2.74%) Ansible
2 470 (2.29%) Kubernetes
3 423 (2.06%) Puppet
4 393 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 343 (1.67%) Terraform
6 307 (1.49%) SCCM
7 96 (0.47%) Nagios
8 73 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 68 (0.33%) SCOM
10 64 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
11 58 (0.28%) Salt
12 52 (0.25%) Kibana
13 50 (0.24%) Control-M
14 48 (0.23%) Mesos
15 43 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
16 42 (0.20%) WSUS
17 41 (0.20%) AirWatch
17 41 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
18 35 (0.17%) Perfmon
19 33 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 3,014 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 1,860 (9.06%) Oracle
3 737 (3.59%) VMware
4 657 (3.20%) SAP
5 624 (3.04%) Cisco
6 500 (2.43%) Citrix
7 487 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 433 (2.11%) Google
9 423 (2.06%) Tableau
10 378 (1.84%) Red Hat
11 339 (1.65%) Sybase
12 304 (1.48%) Bloomberg
13 279 (1.36%) Splunk
14 274 (1.33%) IBM
15 203 (0.99%) Reuters
16 196 (0.95%) F5
17 184 (0.90%) ServiceNow
18 160 (0.78%) CheckPoint
19 155 (0.75%) Adobe
20 151 (0.74%) Apple