Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18,850 24,725 20,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.32% 33.29% 28.28%
As % of the General category 58.87% 61.65% 54.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14,902 16,081 17,625
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 32,021 40,103 38,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.11% 54.00% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25,414 28,680 32,995
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 4,179 £65,000 +8.33% 743
South London +9 448 £50,000 - 54
West London +6 429 £55,000 - 221
East London 0 205 £57,500 -11.54% 110
North London +13 48 £50,000 -5.66% 14
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 5,611 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5,034 (26.71%) SQL
3 4,797 (25.45%) Banking
4 3,815 (20.24%) Java
5 3,257 (17.28%) Degree
6 3,164 (16.79%) C#
7 2,834 (15.03%) Microsoft
8 2,749 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 2,633 (13.97%) JavaScript
10 2,589 (13.73%) Python
11 2,538 (13.46%) .NET
12 2,443 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
13 2,276 (12.07%) Windows
14 2,262 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 2,123 (11.26%) Fintech
16 2,021 (10.72%) Linux
17 2,007 (10.65%) Project Management
18 1,957 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
19 1,895 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,834 (9.73%) Oracle
21 1,776 (9.42%) DevOps
22 1,747 (9.27%) HTML
23 1,744 (9.25%) Computer Science
24 1,694 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
25 1,672 (8.87%) Analytics
26 1,598 (8.48%) Scrum
27 1,520 (8.06%) Software Engineering
28 1,466 (7.78%) AngularJS
29 1,461 (7.75%) TDD
30 1,433 (7.60%) CSS

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
1 367 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 304 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 287 (1.52%) Confluence
4 283 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 272 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 239 (1.27%) IIS
7 226 (1.20%) CMS
8 206 (1.09%) Apache
9 202 (1.07%) SAS
10 179 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 137 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 111 (0.59%) Ethereum
13 85 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 81 (0.43%) JBoss
15 80 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 80 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 65 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
17 62 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
18 48 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
19 45 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 965 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 705 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 317 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 237 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 208 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 66 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 61 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 42 (0.22%) SPSS
10 30 (0.16%) InVision
11 19 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (0.053%) Flinto
14 6 (0.032%) Chatbot
14 6 (0.032%) GNU Octave
15 5 (0.027%) InDesign
15 5 (0.027%) UXPin
16 4 (0.021%) FrameMaker
16 4 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
16 4 (0.021%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 252 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 147 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 128 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 114 (0.60%) thinkFolio
5 76 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 69 (0.37%) Front Arena
6 69 (0.37%) Markit EDM
7 66 (0.35%) SAP CO
8 65 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 64 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
10 59 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
11 57 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
12 54 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
13 52 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
14 50 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
15 49 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 48 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
17 47 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
18 45 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
19 44 (0.23%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1,957 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1,895 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 641 (3.40%) SaaS
4 605 (3.21%) Office 365
5 348 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 208 (1.10%) PaaS
7 202 (1.07%) GitHub
8 183 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 167 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
10 150 (0.80%) IaaS
11 135 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 121 (0.64%) Serverless
13 116 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
14 95 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
15 80 (0.42%) OpenShift
16 68 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
17 49 (0.26%) G Suite
17 49 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 47 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 46 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 676 (3.59%) Firewall
2 355 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 349 (1.85%) WAN
4 348 (1.85%) DNS
5 332 (1.76%) LAN
6 266 (1.41%) Network Security
7 259 (1.37%) Internet
8 248 (1.32%) VPN
9 234 (1.24%) DHCP
10 190 (1.01%) Wireless
11 182 (0.97%) HTTP
12 157 (0.83%) SAN
13 156 (0.83%) BGP
14 140 (0.74%) OSPF
15 133 (0.71%) VoIP
16 126 (0.67%) Unified Communications
17 115 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 112 (0.59%) MPLS
19 96 (0.51%) Skype
20 93 (0.49%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,749 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 1,059 (5.62%) Big Data
3 830 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 767 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
5 703 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 686 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 686 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 558 (2.96%) MySQL
8 412 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 407 (2.16%) Hadoop
9 407 (2.16%) Power BI
10 386 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 375 (1.99%) Blockchain
12 372 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
13 322 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
14 281 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 262 (1.39%) Oracle Database
16 225 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
17 193 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 184 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 942 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 896 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 728 (3.86%) JIRA
4 479 (2.54%) Selenium
5 474 (2.51%) Maven
6 428 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 377 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 304 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 299 (1.59%) Visual Studio
10 289 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 279 (1.48%) Subversion
12 249 (1.32%) JUnit
13 221 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 211 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
15 181 (0.96%) Gradle
15 181 (0.96%) NUnit
16 167 (0.89%) WebDriver
17 149 (0.79%) SpecFlow
18 114 (0.60%) Ant
19 111 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 4,797 (25.45%) Banking
2 1,281 (6.80%) Front Office
3 1,207 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 1,089 (5.78%) Retail
5 991 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 921 (4.89%) Marketing
7 567 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 541 (2.87%) Advertising
9 498 (2.64%) Legal
10 457 (2.42%) Back Office
11 315 (1.67%) Law
12 272 (1.44%) Manufacturing
13 245 (1.30%) Games
14 190 (1.01%) Retail Banking
15 155 (0.82%) Electronics
16 133 (0.71%) French Language
17 116 (0.62%) Private Banking
18 112 (0.59%) German Language
18 112 (0.59%) Publishing
19 107 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5,365 (28.46%) Developer
2 3,006 (15.95%) Analyst
3 1,355 (7.19%) Java Developer
4 1,095 (5.81%) Consultant
5 1,071 (5.68%) C# Developer
6 1,059 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 1,046 (5.55%) Architect
8 1,007 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 914 (4.85%) Project Manager
10 803 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 608 (3.23%) Support Analyst
12 588 (3.12%) Applications Support
13 520 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 486 (2.58%) Software Engineer
15 472 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
16 433 (2.30%) Support Engineer
17 421 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
18 408 (2.16%) Financial Analyst
19 377 (2.00%) Senior Manager
20 371 (1.97%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,538 (13.46%) .NET
2 1,747 (9.27%) HTML
3 1,466 (7.78%) AngularJS
4 1,433 (7.60%) CSS
5 1,236 (6.56%) Web Services
6 901 (4.78%) React
7 887 (4.71%) ASP.NET
8 850 (4.51%) HTML5
9 827 (4.39%) Spring
10 729 (3.87%) REST
11 635 (3.37%) XML
12 619 (3.28%) RESTful
13 593 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 562 (2.98%) Node.js
15 466 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 462 (2.45%) SOAP
17 451 (2.39%) jQuery
18 445 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 443 (2.35%) WCF
20 414 (2.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2,262 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2,123 (11.26%) Fintech
3 896 (4.75%) Hedge funds
4 861 (4.57%) Derivative
5 817 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
6 816 (4.33%) Equities
7 810 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 790 (4.19%) Fixed Income
9 743 (3.94%) User Experience
10 570 (3.02%) Management Information System
11 518 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
12 496 (2.63%) Algorithms
13 470 (2.49%) Data Centre
14 419 (2.22%) Data Structures
15 392 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
16 387 (2.05%) Mobile App
17 244 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
18 219 (1.16%) Virtual Team
19 150 (0.80%) Credit Risk
20 149 (0.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2,276 (12.07%) Windows
2 2,021 (10.72%) Linux
3 1,083 (5.75%) Unix
4 719 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 326 (1.73%) Windows 10
6 310 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 268 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 259 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 247 (1.31%) Android
10 224 (1.19%) Apple iOS
11 212 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 150 (0.80%) CentOS
13 142 (0.75%) Solaris
14 98 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 66 (0.35%) AIX
16 53 (0.28%) Fedora
17 51 (0.27%) VMS
18 39 (0.21%) SUSE
19 38 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,611 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2,443 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
3 2,007 (10.65%) Project Management
4 1,776 (9.42%) DevOps
5 1,744 (9.25%) Computer Science
6 1,694 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,672 (8.87%) Analytics
8 1,598 (8.48%) Scrum
9 1,520 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 1,461 (7.75%) TDD
11 1,354 (7.18%) Asset Management
12 1,315 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 1,256 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
14 1,179 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
15 1,174 (6.23%) Microservices
16 1,120 (5.94%) SDLC
17 1,110 (5.89%) ITIL
18 1,044 (5.54%) Business Analysis
19 969 (5.14%) MVC
20 907 (4.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5,034 (26.71%) SQL
2 3,815 (20.24%) Java
3 3,164 (16.79%) C#
4 2,633 (13.97%) JavaScript
5 2,589 (13.73%) Python
6 1,111 (5.89%) C++
7 988 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 731 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 510 (2.71%) Bash Shell
10 501 (2.66%) Java 8
11 457 (2.42%) Perl
12 454 (2.41%) Ruby
13 428 (2.27%) R
14 392 (2.08%) Scala
15 365 (1.94%) PL/SQL
16 358 (1.90%) C
17 356 (1.89%) VBA
18 327 (1.73%) PHP
19 314 (1.67%) Shell Script
20 194 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,257 (17.28%) Degree
2 821 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 356 (1.89%) CISSP
4 327 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 233 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 230 (1.22%) CCNP
7 213 (1.13%) Master's Degree
8 200 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 177 (0.94%) ISEB
10 175 (0.93%) PhD
11 164 (0.87%) PMP
12 160 (0.85%) CCIE
13 155 (0.82%) CISA
13 155 (0.82%) CISM
14 149 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
15 138 (0.73%) Security Cleared
16 126 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 121 (0.64%) MBA
18 119 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
19 108 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,124 (5.96%) QA
2 459 (2.44%) PMO
3 306 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 280 (1.49%) SLA
5 243 (1.29%) GDPR
6 235 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 144 (0.76%) MiFID
8 113 (0.60%) PCI DSS
9 95 (0.50%) IFRS
10 92 (0.49%) Solvency II
11 80 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
12 77 (0.41%) COBIT
13 75 (0.40%) SEPA
14 47 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 45 (0.24%) EMIR
15 45 (0.24%) FATCA
16 35 (0.19%) IFRS 9
17 34 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
18 29 (0.15%) ISO 20022
19 26 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 991 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 951 (5.05%) Docker
3 453 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 184 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 136 (0.72%) XenApp
6 91 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 85 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 78 (0.41%) vSphere
9 69 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (0.24%) HDFS
11 41 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 39 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 39 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 33 (0.18%) Snort
14 28 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 18 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.085%) iptables
16 16 (0.085%) NFS
17 15 (0.080%) Xen
17 15 (0.080%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 635 (3.37%) Ansible
2 515 (2.73%) Kubernetes
3 496 (2.63%) Puppet
4 394 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
5 326 (1.73%) SCCM
6 263 (1.40%) Terraform
7 101 (0.54%) SCOM
8 93 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
9 80 (0.42%) Mesos
10 68 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 66 (0.35%) Salt
12 58 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
13 57 (0.30%) Nagios
14 49 (0.26%) Control-M
15 47 (0.25%) Prometheus
16 41 (0.22%) Automic
17 39 (0.21%) Kibana
18 37 (0.20%) WSUS
19 36 (0.19%) Grafana
20 34 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,834 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 1,834 (9.73%) Oracle
3 708 (3.76%) VMware
4 645 (3.42%) SAP
5 613 (3.25%) Cisco
6 448 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 441 (2.34%) Tableau
8 440 (2.33%) Google
9 432 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 427 (2.27%) Citrix
11 286 (1.52%) IBM
12 285 (1.51%) Splunk
13 269 (1.43%) Bloomberg
14 238 (1.26%) Reuters
15 202 (1.07%) Palo Alto
16 201 (1.07%) CheckPoint
17 200 (1.06%) Sybase
18 162 (0.86%) Adobe
19 153 (0.81%) ServiceNow
20 148 (0.79%) HP