Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25525 21553 26388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 34.40% 27.92% 29.82%
As % of the General category 64.01% 53.72% 54.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15984 18218 22389
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 39878 40118 48428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 53.74% 51.96% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27785 34390 40070
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 4340 £60,000 - 508
West London -13 363 £55,000 -4.35% 56
South London -9 262 £55,000 +10.00% 30
East London -1 204 £66,250 +15.72% 46
North London -8 53 £50,000 - 4
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Finance.

1 10964 (42.95%) Banking
2 7412 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
3 7221 (28.29%) Investment Banking
4 7115 (27.87%) Retail
5 6852 (26.84%) Asset Management
6 6306 (24.71%) Wealth Management
7 6047 (23.69%) Retail Banking
8 5694 (22.31%) Java
9 5537 (21.69%) SQL
10 4345 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 4014 (15.73%) Degree
12 3381 (13.25%) C#
13 3321 (13.01%) Microsoft
14 3180 (12.46%) Project Management
15 3168 (12.41%) SQL Server
16 3069 (12.02%) Windows
17 2962 (11.60%) SDLC
18 2892 (11.33%) .NET
19 2878 (11.28%) Linux
20 2755 (10.79%) Oracle
21 2736 (10.72%) JavaScript
22 2518 (9.86%) Scrum
23 2371 (9.29%) Analytics
24 2341 (9.17%) Front Office
25 2304 (9.03%) Unix
26 2267 (8.88%) Python
27 2021 (7.92%) Computer Science
28 1935 (7.58%) Business Analysis
29 1865 (7.31%) HTML
30 1854 (7.26%) 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
1 705 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 582 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 543 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 491 (1.92%) Apache
5 467 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 339 (1.33%) SAS
7 322 (1.26%) IIS
8 316 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 311 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 307 (1.20%) Skype for Business
10 307 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 291 (1.14%) CMS
12 273 (1.07%) Confluence
13 216 (0.85%) JBoss
14 141 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 133 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 122 (0.48%) WebLogic
17 117 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
18 97 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 90 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1276 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 900 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 398 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 230 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 223 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 98 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 85 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 74 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 64 (0.25%) InVision
10 41 (0.16%) SPSS
11 27 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
13 11 (0.043%) S-PLUS
13 11 (0.043%) Stata
14 9 (0.035%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.027%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.020%) Campfire
17 4 (0.016%) AutoCAD
17 4 (0.016%) LaTeX
17 4 (0.016%) Maple
Business Applications
1 328 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 187 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 182 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 182 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 167 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 135 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 115 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 106 (0.42%) Actimize
8 98 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
9 87 (0.34%) ION MarketView
10 81 (0.32%) SAP BPC
11 74 (0.29%) NetSuite
11 74 (0.29%) Temenos T24
12 68 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
13 62 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 58 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
15 57 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
16 51 (0.20%) Markit EDM
17 49 (0.19%) HFM
18 48 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1355 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1105 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 496 (1.94%) SaaS
4 443 (1.74%) Office 365
5 363 (1.42%) GitHub
6 281 (1.10%) IaaS
7 179 (0.70%) PaaS
8 141 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 83 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 70 (0.27%) npm
12 68 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 51 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 50 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 45 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
15 45 (0.18%) Serverless
16 42 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
17 37 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
18 35 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
18 35 (0.14%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 819 (3.21%) Firewall
2 426 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 397 (1.56%) WAN
4 391 (1.53%) DNS
5 345 (1.35%) Internet
6 340 (1.33%) LAN
7 338 (1.32%) VPN
8 289 (1.13%) Skype
9 276 (1.08%) Network Security
10 265 (1.04%) SAN
11 251 (0.98%) DHCP
12 212 (0.83%) BGP
13 210 (0.82%) MPLS
14 209 (0.82%) VoIP
15 198 (0.78%) HTTP
16 193 (0.76%) Wireless
17 191 (0.75%) OSPF
18 155 (0.61%) Intranet
19 142 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
19 142 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3168 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 995 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 958 (3.75%) Big Data
4 932 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 826 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 813 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 760 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 607 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 553 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 543 (2.13%) MySQL
11 489 (1.92%) Blockchain
12 414 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 384 (1.50%) Oracle Database
14 381 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
15 374 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
16 336 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 331 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
18 295 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 290 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
20 289 (1.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1161 (4.55%) JIRA
2 917 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 835 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 772 (3.02%) TeamCity
5 716 (2.81%) Maven
6 525 (2.06%) Subversion
7 522 (2.05%) Selenium
8 454 (1.78%) JUnit
9 395 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 374 (1.47%) Visual Studio
11 335 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 238 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 214 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 213 (0.83%) NUnit
15 205 (0.80%) Gradle
16 182 (0.71%) WebDriver
17 176 (0.69%) Hudson
17 176 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
18 161 (0.63%) MSTest
19 154 (0.60%) MSBuild
General
1 10964 (42.95%) Banking
2 7221 (28.29%) Investment Banking
3 7115 (27.87%) Retail
4 6047 (23.69%) Retail Banking
5 2341 (9.17%) Front Office
6 1447 (5.67%) Marketing
7 1225 (4.80%) Financial Institution
8 1086 (4.25%) Legal
9 873 (3.42%) Telecoms
10 637 (2.50%) Back Office
11 574 (2.25%) Manufacturing
12 425 (1.67%) Electronics
13 408 (1.60%) Law
14 379 (1.48%) Advertising
15 225 (0.88%) Games
16 193 (0.76%) Publishing
17 142 (0.56%) Billing
18 140 (0.55%) Private Banking
19 137 (0.54%) German Language
20 124 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6850 (26.84%) Developer
2 4512 (17.68%) Analyst
3 2152 (8.43%) Java Developer
4 1978 (7.75%) Business Analyst
5 1405 (5.50%) Senior Developer
6 1397 (5.47%) Consultant
7 1263 (4.95%) Architect
8 1223 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 1004 (3.93%) .NET Developer
10 995 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 813 (3.19%) Support Analyst
12 807 (3.16%) Financial Analyst
13 806 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 666 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
15 616 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
16 579 (2.27%) IT Manager
17 570 (2.23%) IT Analyst
18 547 (2.14%) Applications Support
19 538 (2.11%) SQL Developer
20 536 (2.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2892 (11.33%) .NET
2 1865 (7.31%) HTML
3 1404 (5.50%) AngularJS
4 1399 (5.48%) CSS
5 1075 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 1014 (3.97%) Spring
6 1014 (3.97%) Web Services
7 907 (3.55%) REST
8 821 (3.22%) HTML5
9 808 (3.17%) XML
10 677 (2.65%) RESTful
11 619 (2.43%) Node.js
12 613 (2.40%) jQuery
13 601 (2.35%) React
14 586 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
15 580 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 556 (2.18%) WPF
17 539 (2.11%) WCF
18 500 (1.96%) .NET Framework
19 483 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4345 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2021 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 1838 (7.20%) Fintech
4 1754 (6.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1607 (6.30%) Derivative
6 1314 (5.15%) Equities
7 1268 (4.97%) User Experience
8 1132 (4.43%) Fixed Income
9 1079 (4.23%) Management Information System
10 847 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
11 797 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
12 722 (2.83%) Hedge funds
13 631 (2.47%) Algorithms
14 539 (2.11%) Data Centre
15 501 (1.96%) Data Structures
16 458 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
17 428 (1.68%) Credit Risk
18 422 (1.65%) Reference Data
19 299 (1.17%) Blackberry
20 298 (1.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3069 (12.02%) Windows
2 2878 (11.28%) Linux
3 2304 (9.03%) Unix
4 1007 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 523 (2.05%) Windows 7
6 431 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 428 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 416 (1.63%) Android
9 360 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 340 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 269 (1.05%) Solaris
12 266 (1.04%) Windows 10
13 146 (0.57%) Mac OS X
14 98 (0.38%) CentOS
15 78 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 73 (0.29%) Ubuntu
17 69 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 37 (0.14%) Debian
19 35 (0.14%) AIX
20 23 (0.090%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7412 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 6852 (26.84%) Asset Management
3 6306 (24.71%) Wealth Management
4 3180 (12.46%) Project Management
5 2962 (11.60%) SDLC
6 2518 (9.86%) Scrum
7 2371 (9.29%) Analytics
8 1935 (7.58%) Business Analysis
9 1854 (7.26%) TDD
10 1841 (7.21%) DevOps
11 1798 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 1790 (7.01%) Software Engineering
13 1773 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
14 1680 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
15 1612 (6.32%) Test Automation
16 1605 (6.29%) OO
17 1514 (5.93%) ITIL
18 1468 (5.75%) Multithreading
19 1446 (5.67%) Risk Management
20 1272 (4.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5694 (22.31%) Java
2 5537 (21.69%) SQL
3 3381 (13.25%) C#
4 2736 (10.72%) JavaScript
5 2267 (8.88%) Python
6 1337 (5.24%) C++
7 991 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 724 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 663 (2.60%) Perl
10 614 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 595 (2.33%) R
12 573 (2.24%) Scala
13 516 (2.02%) C
14 463 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 432 (1.69%) VBA
16 409 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 409 (1.60%) Ruby
17 379 (1.48%) PHP
18 266 (1.04%) VB
19 196 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4014 (15.73%) Degree
2 969 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 557 (2.18%) CISSP
4 391 (1.53%) CISM
5 386 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 384 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 318 (1.25%) Master's Degree
8 274 (1.07%) CISA
9 255 (1.00%) CCNP
10 250 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 235 (0.92%) MCSE
12 230 (0.90%) PhD
13 225 (0.88%) ISEB
14 177 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 171 (0.67%) CCNA
16 166 (0.65%) PMP
17 161 (0.63%) CCIE
18 158 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 147 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
20 140 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1706 (6.68%) QA
2 429 (1.68%) PMO
3 318 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 305 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 288 (1.13%) SLA
6 279 (1.09%) GDPR
7 276 (1.08%) MiFID
8 187 (0.73%) PCI DSS
9 143 (0.56%) COBIT
10 128 (0.50%) Basel III
11 115 (0.45%) EMIR
12 110 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 92 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
14 59 (0.23%) ISO 20022
15 47 (0.18%) SEPA
16 41 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 38 (0.15%) IFRS
17 38 (0.15%) Solvency II
18 33 (0.13%) PSD2
19 28 (0.11%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1282 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 656 (2.57%) Docker
3 522 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 264 (1.03%) XenApp
5 220 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 159 (0.62%) vSphere
7 148 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 118 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 95 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 80 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 74 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
12 64 (0.25%) XenServer
13 63 (0.25%) HDFS
14 40 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 38 (0.15%) Apache Flume
16 35 (0.14%) DFS Replication
17 22 (0.086%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 19 (0.074%) NFS
19 17 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 17 (0.067%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 532 (2.08%) Puppet
2 501 (1.96%) Ansible
3 425 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 392 (1.54%) SCCM
5 325 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 134 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 129 (0.51%) Nagios
8 128 (0.50%) Terraform
9 121 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 111 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
11 70 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
11 70 (0.27%) Control-M
12 69 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
12 69 (0.27%) PowerBroker
13 66 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
13 66 (0.26%) Nessus
14 58 (0.23%) SCOM
15 48 (0.19%) Backup Exec
16 44 (0.17%) WSUS
17 43 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3321 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 2755 (10.79%) Oracle
3 1207 (4.73%) SAP
4 965 (3.78%) VMware
5 758 (2.97%) Cisco
6 645 (2.53%) Citrix
7 568 (2.23%) Sybase
8 558 (2.19%) Tableau
9 512 (2.01%) Murex
10 402 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 383 (1.50%) Google
12 375 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 332 (1.30%) IBM
14 323 (1.27%) HP
15 307 (1.20%) Splunk
16 268 (1.05%) Bloomberg
17 264 (1.03%) ION Trading
18 233 (0.91%) CheckPoint
19 229 (0.90%) TIBCO
20 221 (0.87%) ServiceNow