Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8,986 15,469 21,061
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 29.05% 26.57% 29.42%
As % of the General category 59.70% 54.86% 58.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7,450 12,764 16,366
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 15,053 28,196 36,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 48.43% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11,983 22,319 27,912
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £97,475
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 0 2,134 £70,000 +3.70% 243
South London 0 211 £57,500 +6.48% 11
West London +3 172 £57,500 +9.52% 45
East London -4 55 £65,000 +4.00% 19
North London +9 29 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 3,004 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,945 (21.64%) AWS
3 1,915 (21.31%) SQL
4 1,834 (20.41%) Java
5 1,751 (19.49%) Python
6 1,720 (19.14%) Banking
7 1,517 (16.88%) Azure
8 1,346 (14.98%) DevOps
9 1,324 (14.73%) Fintech
10 1,321 (14.70%) JavaScript
11 1,187 (13.21%) C#
12 1,104 (12.29%) SQL Server
13 1,100 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 1,032 (11.48%) Degree
15 1,016 (11.31%) Software Engineering
16 1,008 (11.22%) .NET
17 950 (10.57%) Asset Management
18 923 (10.27%) Web Services
19 875 (9.74%) Windows
20 873 (9.72%) Front Office
21 858 (9.55%) Docker
22 835 (9.29%) React
23 834 (9.28%) AngularJS
24 821 (9.14%) Microservices
25 819 (9.11%) Analytics
26 806 (8.97%) Scrum
27 801 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
28 798 (8.88%) Linux
29 790 (8.79%) Kubernetes
30 789 (8.78%) Hedge funds

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
1 195 (2.17%) Confluence
2 186 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 180 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 170 (1.89%) Apache
5 131 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
6 124 (1.38%) CMS
7 63 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 62 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 58 (0.65%) SAS
10 57 (0.63%) IIS
11 51 (0.57%) Skype for Business
12 44 (0.49%) EPiServer
13 32 (0.36%) Tomcat
14 29 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
15 27 (0.30%) nginx
16 24 (0.27%) Jupyter
17 23 (0.26%) MQSeries
18 22 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
19 20 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 301 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 274 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.32%) Sketch
7 26 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 15 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 14 (0.16%) Figma
11 14 (0.16%) InVision
12 9 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.078%) Adobe XD
13 7 (0.078%) SPSS
14 6 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
16 4 (0.045%) Marvel
17 3 (0.033%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.033%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 126 (1.40%) Markit EDM
2 79 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 70 (0.78%) SimCorp Dimension
4 61 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 48 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
6 45 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
7 43 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
8 42 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
8 42 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
9 40 (0.45%) PolarLake
10 38 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 33 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
12 30 (0.33%) NetSuite
13 28 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 27 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
15 26 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
15 26 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
15 26 (0.29%) SAP FI
16 25 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 25 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,945 (21.64%) AWS
2 1,517 (16.88%) Azure
3 630 (7.01%) GCP
4 409 (4.55%) Office 365
5 343 (3.82%) SaaS
6 324 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 277 (3.08%) Serverless
8 170 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
9 145 (1.61%) OpenShift
10 142 (1.58%) PaaS
11 128 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
12 127 (1.41%) IaaS
13 125 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
14 109 (1.21%) GitHub
15 106 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
16 102 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 90 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
18 83 (0.92%) Amazon S3
19 81 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
20 69 (0.77%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 334 (3.72%) Firewall
2 160 (1.78%) DNS
2 160 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 145 (1.61%) Internet
4 137 (1.52%) WAN
5 123 (1.37%) Network Security
6 101 (1.12%) LAN
7 98 (1.09%) DHCP
8 91 (1.01%) Skype
9 88 (0.98%) VPN
10 78 (0.87%) BGP
11 76 (0.85%) Unified Communications
12 69 (0.77%) OSPF
13 60 (0.67%) Multicast
14 57 (0.63%) Wireless
15 44 (0.49%) FTP
15 44 (0.49%) SAN
16 43 (0.48%) HTTP
17 42 (0.47%) MPLS
18 40 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,104 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 372 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 354 (3.94%) NoSQL
4 305 (3.39%) Power BI
5 288 (3.20%) MySQL
6 285 (3.17%) Big Data
7 271 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 264 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 246 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 217 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 206 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 180 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 168 (1.87%) Hadoop
14 149 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
15 148 (1.65%) Data Lake
16 136 (1.51%) Redis
17 121 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 105 (1.17%) RDBMS
19 85 (0.95%) Blockchain
20 82 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 454 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 411 (4.57%) JIRA
3 374 (4.16%) Jenkins
4 141 (1.57%) TeamCity
5 139 (1.55%) Selenium
6 119 (1.32%) GitLab
7 113 (1.26%) Cucumber
8 106 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 99 (1.10%) Artifactory
9 99 (1.10%) Maven
10 80 (0.89%) JUnit
11 76 (0.85%) webpack
12 74 (0.82%) Bitbucket
13 70 (0.78%) Visual Studio
14 62 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 59 (0.66%) Mocha
16 53 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
17 52 (0.58%) RStudio
18 47 (0.52%) Jasmine
19 43 (0.48%) Gradle
General
1 1,720 (19.14%) Banking
2 873 (9.72%) Front Office
3 358 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 357 (3.97%) Retail
5 354 (3.94%) Marketing
6 313 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 268 (2.98%) Back Office
8 248 (2.76%) Legal
9 214 (2.38%) Telecoms
10 184 (2.05%) Law
11 145 (1.61%) Public Sector
12 132 (1.47%) Games
13 112 (1.25%) Manufacturing
14 68 (0.76%) Electronics
15 67 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 65 (0.72%) Advertising
17 53 (0.59%) General Ledger
18 36 (0.40%) Billing
19 29 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,376 (26.44%) Developer
2 1,182 (13.15%) Analyst
3 681 (7.58%) Architect
4 568 (6.32%) Java Developer
5 432 (4.81%) Software Engineer
6 406 (4.52%) Business Analyst
7 381 (4.24%) Senior Developer
8 379 (4.22%) C# Developer
9 334 (3.72%) AWS Engineer
10 322 (3.58%) .NET Developer
10 322 (3.58%) Consultant
11 316 (3.52%) Project Manager
12 297 (3.31%) Python Developer
13 260 (2.89%) Financial Analyst
14 255 (2.84%) Java Engineer
15 248 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
16 231 (2.57%) Support Analyst
17 228 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
18 223 (2.48%) Junior
19 214 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,008 (11.22%) .NET
2 923 (10.27%) Web Services
3 835 (9.29%) React
4 834 (9.28%) AngularJS
5 610 (6.79%) HTML
6 567 (6.31%) CSS
7 420 (4.67%) Vue.js
8 414 (4.61%) Node.js
9 396 (4.41%) .NET Core
10 344 (3.83%) ASP.NET
11 342 (3.81%) REST
12 280 (3.12%) Kafka
13 277 (3.08%) Spring
14 245 (2.73%) HTML5
15 219 (2.44%) RESTful
16 218 (2.43%) .NET Framework
17 184 (2.05%) XML
18 161 (1.79%) Redux
19 154 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
20 153 (1.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 789 (8.78%) Hedge funds
2 767 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 678 (7.55%) Fixed Income
4 636 (7.08%) Derivative
5 521 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 460 (5.12%) Equities
7 451 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
8 418 (4.65%) User Experience
9 239 (2.66%) Data Centre
10 233 (2.59%) Management Information System
11 222 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
12 207 (2.30%) Data Structures
13 186 (2.07%) Public Cloud
14 179 (1.99%) Algorithms
14 179 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
15 152 (1.69%) Reference Data
16 150 (1.67%) Mobile App
17 120 (1.34%) Cloud Native
18 93 (1.03%) Virtual Team
19 74 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 875 (9.74%) Windows
2 798 (8.88%) Linux
3 335 (3.73%) Unix
4 307 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 196 (2.18%) Windows 10
6 107 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 91 (1.01%) Android
8 89 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 88 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
10 82 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 62 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (0.58%) CentOS
13 50 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 25 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.23%) Solaris
17 20 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
18 19 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.13%) SUSE
20 10 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,004 (33.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,346 (14.98%) DevOps
3 1,324 (14.73%) Fintech
4 1,016 (11.31%) Software Engineering
5 950 (10.57%) Asset Management
6 821 (9.14%) Microservices
7 819 (9.11%) Analytics
8 806 (8.97%) Scrum
9 801 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
10 688 (7.66%) TDD
11 676 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 669 (7.44%) Computer Science
13 658 (7.32%) Project Management
14 653 (7.27%) Investment Management
15 578 (6.43%) ITIL
16 554 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
17 516 (5.74%) Test Automation
18 493 (5.49%) SDLC
19 491 (5.46%) Mentoring
20 470 (5.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,915 (21.31%) SQL
2 1,834 (20.41%) Java
3 1,751 (19.49%) Python
4 1,321 (14.70%) JavaScript
5 1,187 (13.21%) C#
6 444 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 390 (4.34%) C++
8 309 (3.44%) R
9 303 (3.37%) TypeScript
10 198 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 195 (2.17%) Scala
12 178 (1.98%) Kotlin
13 152 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 141 (1.57%) Java 8
15 134 (1.49%) VBA
16 132 (1.47%) PHP
17 128 (1.42%) C
18 118 (1.31%) Perl
19 115 (1.28%) Ruby
20 104 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,032 (11.48%) Degree
2 371 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 169 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 163 (1.81%) CISSP
5 98 (1.09%) CISM
6 92 (1.02%) CCNP
6 92 (1.02%) CISA
7 90 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 83 (0.92%) PhD
9 78 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 71 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 69 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 68 (0.76%) Security Cleared
13 61 (0.68%) PMP
14 58 (0.65%) CCNA
15 51 (0.57%) AWS Certification
16 48 (0.53%) SC Cleared
17 40 (0.45%) ACCA
17 40 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
18 38 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (4.33%) QA
2 124 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 112 (1.25%) PMO
4 109 (1.21%) GDPR
5 105 (1.17%) SLA
6 76 (0.85%) NIST
7 69 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 52 (0.58%) COBIT
9 35 (0.39%) MiFID
10 33 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 30 (0.33%) EMIR
12 20 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
13 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 17 (0.19%) SEPA
15 16 (0.18%) Basel III
15 16 (0.18%) ISO 20022
16 15 (0.17%) PSD2
17 12 (0.13%) ITGC
18 11 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 858 (9.55%) Docker
2 505 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 166 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.65%) XenApp
6 54 (0.60%) vSphere
7 52 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 21 (0.23%) Terminal Server
12 14 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.10%) Firmware
14 7 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.067%) HDFS
16 4 (0.045%) NFS
16 4 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.033%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.033%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 790 (8.79%) Kubernetes
2 381 (4.24%) Terraform
3 341 (3.79%) Ansible
4 184 (2.05%) SCCM
5 154 (1.71%) Puppet
6 108 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 58 (0.65%) SCOM
8 48 (0.53%) Nagios
9 37 (0.41%) Control-M
10 36 (0.40%) Nessus
11 35 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 30 (0.33%) Grafana
13 29 (0.32%) SCVMM
13 29 (0.32%) WSUS
14 27 (0.30%) Istio
15 23 (0.26%) Prometheus
16 22 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.23%) Mesos
18 20 (0.22%) PowerCLI
18 20 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,100 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 699 (7.78%) Oracle
3 419 (4.66%) Google
4 330 (3.67%) Cisco
5 300 (3.34%) SAP
6 272 (3.03%) VMware
7 231 (2.57%) Bloomberg
8 211 (2.35%) Tableau
9 190 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 181 (2.01%) Citrix
11 168 (1.87%) IBM
12 121 (1.35%) Informatica
13 111 (1.24%) Splunk
14 104 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 100 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 95 (1.06%) Calypso
17 93 (1.03%) Red Hat
18 83 (0.92%) Charles River
18 83 (0.92%) Palo Alto
19 81 (0.90%) F5