Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16,640 19,716 19,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.11% 28.45% 28.99%
As % of the General category 57.03% 56.74% 56.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13,247 15,791 16,593
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £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 29,179 34,749 34,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.54% 50.14% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22,998 27,875 29,279
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 3,983 £65,000 +4.00% 873
South London +4 351 £55,000 +10.00% 55
West London +3 311 £55,000 - 164
East London 0 140 £62,500 - 102
North London +9 27 £55,000 - 12
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 5,084 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4,337 (26.06%) Banking
3 4,312 (25.91%) SQL
4 3,259 (19.59%) Java
5 2,888 (17.36%) C#
6 2,669 (16.04%) Degree
7 2,467 (14.83%) Microsoft
8 2,454 (14.75%) Python
9 2,381 (14.31%) .NET
10 2,235 (13.43%) SQL Server
11 2,106 (12.66%) JavaScript
12 1,928 (11.59%) Fintech
13 1,906 (11.45%) Windows
14 1,815 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 1,813 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
16 1,799 (10.81%) Project Management
17 1,753 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
18 1,689 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
19 1,654 (9.94%) Linux
20 1,647 (9.90%) Oracle
21 1,587 (9.54%) DevOps
22 1,531 (9.20%) Analytics
23 1,516 (9.11%) Computer Science
24 1,512 (9.09%) Software Engineering
25 1,470 (8.83%) Scrum
26 1,371 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
27 1,335 (8.02%) Asset Management
28 1,292 (7.76%) AngularJS
29 1,282 (7.70%) HTML
30 1,237 (7.43%) TDD

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
1 339 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 309 (1.86%) Apache Spark
3 260 (1.56%) Confluence
4 226 (1.36%) MS Exchange
5 207 (1.24%) IIS
6 198 (1.19%) Apache
7 187 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 183 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 160 (0.96%) CMS
10 145 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 139 (0.84%) SAS
12 136 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 66 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 65 (0.39%) Skype for Business
15 64 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 57 (0.34%) JBoss
17 46 (0.28%) WebLogic
18 41 (0.25%) OpenStack
19 38 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
20 34 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 819 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 651 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 279 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 175 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 161 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 67 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 58 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 51 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.16%) InVision
10 23 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 23 (0.14%) SPSS
11 8 (0.048%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.042%) Flinto
12 7 (0.042%) FrameMaker
13 6 (0.036%) Open Workbench
14 5 (0.030%) Maple
15 4 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.012%) InDesign
17 1 (0.006%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 175 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (0.69%) thinkFolio
3 107 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 82 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 81 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 74 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 73 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 73 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 71 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
9 65 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 65 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
10 61 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
10 61 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
11 59 (0.35%) Markit EDM
12 55 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 50 (0.30%) Front Arena
14 43 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
15 42 (0.25%) SAP BPC
15 42 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
16 40 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,815 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,813 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
3 615 (3.70%) Office 365
4 559 (3.36%) SaaS
5 471 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 198 (1.19%) PaaS
7 170 (1.02%) GitHub
8 160 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 156 (0.94%) IaaS
10 140 (0.84%) Serverless
11 138 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 123 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
13 119 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
14 116 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
15 98 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
16 69 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 63 (0.38%) OpenShift
18 55 (0.33%) G Suite
19 53 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
20 46 (0.28%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 595 (3.58%) Firewall
2 300 (1.80%) WAN
3 284 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 271 (1.63%) DNS
5 264 (1.59%) LAN
6 241 (1.45%) Network Security
7 220 (1.32%) VPN
8 204 (1.23%) Internet
9 184 (1.11%) DHCP
10 164 (0.99%) Wireless
11 150 (0.90%) BGP
12 144 (0.87%) SAN
13 139 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 131 (0.79%) HTTP
15 129 (0.78%) VoIP
16 128 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
17 125 (0.75%) OSPF
18 122 (0.73%) MPLS
19 119 (0.72%) EIGRP
20 86 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,235 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 766 (4.60%) Big Data
3 644 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 610 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 581 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 571 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 564 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 454 (2.73%) MySQL
9 383 (2.30%) Power BI
10 349 (2.10%) Hadoop
11 328 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 317 (1.91%) MongoDB
13 308 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 252 (1.51%) Blockchain
15 246 (1.48%) RDBMS
16 225 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
17 181 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 172 (1.03%) Oracle Database
19 155 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
20 145 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 788 (4.74%) Jenkins
2 778 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 684 (4.11%) JIRA
4 415 (2.49%) Selenium
5 352 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 342 (2.06%) TeamCity
7 332 (2.00%) Maven
8 298 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 235 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 226 (1.36%) Visual Studio
11 204 (1.23%) Subversion
12 202 (1.21%) JUnit
13 200 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
14 175 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 158 (0.95%) NUnit
15 158 (0.95%) SpecFlow
16 152 (0.91%) Gradle
17 132 (0.79%) Ant
18 131 (0.79%) WebDriver
19 114 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 4,337 (26.06%) Banking
2 1,163 (6.99%) Front Office
3 876 (5.26%) Retail
4 796 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 769 (4.62%) Marketing
6 765 (4.60%) Financial Institution
7 595 (3.58%) Telecoms
8 433 (2.60%) Legal
9 419 (2.52%) Advertising
10 355 (2.13%) Back Office
11 284 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 274 (1.65%) Law
13 228 (1.37%) Games
14 180 (1.08%) German Language
15 164 (0.99%) Retail Banking
16 162 (0.97%) Electronics
17 154 (0.93%) French Language
18 141 (0.85%) Billing
19 106 (0.64%) Private Banking
20 88 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,524 (27.19%) Developer
2 2,706 (16.26%) Analyst
3 1,163 (6.99%) Java Developer
4 1,064 (6.39%) C# Developer
5 1,053 (6.33%) Consultant
6 1,015 (6.10%) Business Analyst
7 993 (5.97%) Architect
8 858 (5.16%) Senior Developer
9 848 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 751 (4.51%) .NET Developer
11 578 (3.47%) Applications Support
12 559 (3.36%) Support Analyst
13 523 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 466 (2.80%) SQL Developer
15 461 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
16 427 (2.57%) Software Engineer
17 402 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
18 366 (2.20%) Support Engineer
19 358 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
20 352 (2.12%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,381 (14.31%) .NET
2 1,292 (7.76%) AngularJS
3 1,282 (7.70%) HTML
4 1,116 (6.71%) CSS
5 952 (5.72%) Web Services
6 883 (5.31%) React
7 819 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 607 (3.65%) REST
9 603 (3.62%) HTML5
10 593 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 592 (3.56%) XML
12 568 (3.41%) Spring
13 518 (3.11%) Node.js
14 479 (2.88%) RESTful
15 412 (2.48%) .NET Framework
16 399 (2.40%) WPF
17 368 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
18 364 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
19 361 (2.17%) jQuery
20 360 (2.16%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,928 (11.59%) Fintech
2 1,689 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
3 891 (5.35%) Hedge funds
4 889 (5.34%) Derivative
5 767 (4.61%) Fixed Income
6 765 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 755 (4.54%) Equities
8 689 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
9 658 (3.95%) User Experience
10 579 (3.48%) Management Information System
11 412 (2.48%) Data Centre
12 398 (2.39%) Algorithms
13 364 (2.19%) Data Structures
14 349 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
15 345 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
16 334 (2.01%) Mobile App
17 187 (1.12%) Virtual Team
18 160 (0.96%) Reinsurance
19 143 (0.86%) Credit Risk
20 136 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,906 (11.45%) Windows
2 1,654 (9.94%) Linux
3 870 (5.23%) Unix
4 652 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 277 (1.66%) Windows 10
6 268 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 240 (1.44%) Android
8 212 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 211 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 208 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 190 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 134 (0.81%) CentOS
13 113 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 85 (0.51%) Solaris
15 48 (0.29%) AIX
16 45 (0.27%) Fedora
17 37 (0.22%) SUSE
18 34 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 31 (0.19%) Mac OS X
20 27 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,084 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,799 (10.81%) Project Management
3 1,753 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 1,587 (9.54%) DevOps
5 1,531 (9.20%) Analytics
6 1,516 (9.11%) Computer Science
7 1,512 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1,470 (8.83%) Scrum
9 1,371 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 1,335 (8.02%) Asset Management
11 1,237 (7.43%) TDD
12 1,159 (6.97%) Microservices
13 1,089 (6.54%) Test Automation
14 1,047 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
15 1,023 (6.15%) SDLC
16 961 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
17 949 (5.70%) ITIL
18 941 (5.66%) Business Analysis
19 786 (4.72%) MVC
20 781 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4,312 (25.91%) SQL
2 3,259 (19.59%) Java
3 2,888 (17.36%) C#
4 2,454 (14.75%) Python
5 2,106 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 979 (5.88%) C++
7 763 (4.59%) PowerShell
8 599 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 462 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 414 (2.49%) R
11 403 (2.42%) Ruby
12 373 (2.24%) Java 8
13 372 (2.24%) Perl
14 344 (2.07%) C
15 332 (2.00%) VBA
16 331 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 294 (1.77%) Scala
18 292 (1.75%) PHP
19 194 (1.17%) TypeScript
20 180 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2,669 (16.04%) Degree
2 617 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 352 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
4 248 (1.49%) CCNP
5 246 (1.48%) CISSP
6 214 (1.29%) ISEB
7 200 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 184 (1.11%) CCIE
9 178 (1.07%) PMI Certification
10 168 (1.01%) Security Cleared
11 157 (0.94%) PhD
12 153 (0.92%) PMP
13 144 (0.87%) CISA
14 142 (0.85%) CISM
15 136 (0.82%) CCNA
16 116 (0.70%) Master's Degree
17 111 (0.67%) MCSE
18 102 (0.61%) SC Cleared
19 98 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 96 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 998 (6.00%) QA
2 357 (2.15%) PMO
3 260 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 245 (1.47%) SLA
5 198 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 195 (1.17%) GDPR
7 99 (0.59%) MiFID
8 88 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 85 (0.51%) Solvency II
10 81 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
11 72 (0.43%) IFRS
12 70 (0.42%) COBIT
13 53 (0.32%) EMIR
14 49 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 43 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
15 43 (0.26%) SEPA
16 29 (0.17%) FATCA
17 26 (0.16%) IFRS 9
18 24 (0.14%) PSD2
19 19 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,044 (6.27%) Docker
2 925 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 406 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 217 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 133 (0.80%) XenApp
6 62 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 44 (0.26%) vSphere
9 42 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 42 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 39 (0.23%) HDFS
11 32 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.13%) NFS
14 21 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
15 20 (0.12%) IAG
16 19 (0.11%) VMware NSX
17 18 (0.11%) Snort
18 15 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 634 (3.81%) Ansible
2 591 (3.55%) Kubernetes
3 479 (2.88%) Puppet
4 327 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 301 (1.81%) Terraform
6 293 (1.76%) SCCM
7 96 (0.58%) Mesos
8 71 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
9 66 (0.40%) Nagios
10 62 (0.37%) SCOM
11 52 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 50 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
12 50 (0.30%) Salt
13 49 (0.29%) Nessus
14 48 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
15 47 (0.28%) Grafana
16 41 (0.25%) Control-M
17 40 (0.24%) Consul
17 40 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
18 38 (0.23%) Automic
Vendors
1 2,467 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 1,647 (9.90%) Oracle
3 652 (3.92%) SAP
4 604 (3.63%) VMware
5 596 (3.58%) Cisco
6 455 (2.73%) Google
7 353 (2.12%) Citrix
8 349 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 344 (2.07%) Tableau
10 342 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
11 261 (1.57%) Bloomberg
12 242 (1.45%) Reuters
13 233 (1.40%) Palo Alto
14 221 (1.33%) CheckPoint
15 219 (1.32%) Splunk
16 218 (1.31%) IBM
17 158 (0.95%) Adobe
18 157 (0.94%) HP
19 145 (0.87%) Juniper
20 129 (0.78%) Informatica