Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 8,573 12,402 16,356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 26.97% 27.81% 27.02%
As % of the General category 56.67% 56.72% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,921 9,900 13,067
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% +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 15,127 21,865 29,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.59% 49.04% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11,597 17,456 23,429
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 1,740 £75,000 +7.14% 436
South London -5 140 £60,000 +4.35% 13
West London +12 110 £57,000 -0.87% 86
East London -5 37 £42,500 -39.29% 105
North London -2 11 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 2,860 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2,041 (23.81%) Python
3 1,874 (21.86%) SQL
4 1,869 (21.80%) AWS
5 1,616 (18.85%) Java
6 1,595 (18.60%) Banking
7 1,557 (18.16%) Azure
8 1,508 (17.59%) Software Engineering
9 1,494 (17.43%) JavaScript
10 1,456 (16.98%) Fintech
11 1,376 (16.05%) DevOps
12 1,184 (13.81%) Docker
13 1,170 (13.65%) C#
14 1,161 (13.54%) Kubernetes
15 1,140 (13.30%) Microservices
16 1,110 (12.95%) .NET
17 1,106 (12.90%) React
18 982 (11.45%) Degree
19 943 (11.00%) Asset Management
20 925 (10.79%) Analytics
21 922 (10.75%) Microsoft
22 898 (10.47%) GCP
23 838 (9.77%) Front Office
24 833 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
25 765 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
26 760 (8.87%) Linux
27 759 (8.85%) Web Services
28 747 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
29 738 (8.61%) AngularJS
30 694 (8.10%) SQL Server

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
1 200 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 197 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 163 (1.90%) Confluence
4 138 (1.61%) Apache
5 116 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 71 (0.83%) CMS
7 55 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 37 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
9 33 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 32 (0.37%) IIS
11 29 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.30%) SAS
13 23 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (0.26%) WordPress
15 18 (0.21%) Skype for Business
16 16 (0.19%) nginx
16 16 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
17 15 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 281 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 175 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 45 (0.52%) InVision
7 43 (0.50%) Sketch
8 40 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.34%) Figma
10 9 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.047%) MadCap Flare
12 3 (0.035%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.023%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.023%) Marvel
13 2 (0.023%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.012%) InDesign
14 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 62 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 59 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 53 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 38 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 36 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 28 (0.33%) R3 Corda
7 28 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 25 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 25 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
8 25 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
9 24 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
10 19 (0.22%) Shopify
11 18 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
11 18 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 18 (0.21%) SAP BPC
12 16 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 14 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.16%) HFM
13 14 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1,869 (21.80%) AWS
2 1,557 (18.16%) Azure
3 898 (10.47%) GCP
4 502 (5.86%) Serverless
5 475 (5.54%) SaaS
6 377 (4.40%) Power Platform
7 321 (3.74%) Microsoft 365
8 216 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
9 189 (2.20%) PaaS
10 170 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
11 154 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
12 150 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
13 148 (1.73%) Amazon S3
14 121 (1.41%) IaaS
15 111 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
16 103 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
17 101 (1.18%) GitHub
18 94 (1.10%) OpenShift
19 67 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
20 64 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.19%) Firewall
2 143 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 135 (1.57%) DNS
4 98 (1.14%) HTTP
5 83 (0.97%) Network Security
6 79 (0.92%) DHCP
7 73 (0.85%) VPN
8 58 (0.68%) BGP
9 51 (0.59%) WAN
10 48 (0.56%) Internet
11 47 (0.55%) LAN
11 47 (0.55%) OSPF
12 37 (0.43%) SAN
13 34 (0.40%) SSH
14 32 (0.37%) Multicast
14 32 (0.37%) VoIP
15 25 (0.29%) SSL
16 24 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
16 24 (0.28%) Wireless
17 21 (0.24%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 694 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 480 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
3 408 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 352 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 323 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 315 (3.67%) Power BI
7 242 (2.82%) Big Data
8 230 (2.68%) MySQL
9 221 (2.58%) Tableau
10 196 (2.29%) MongoDB
11 184 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 183 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 163 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 139 (1.62%) Blockchain
15 127 (1.48%) Hadoop
16 115 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 101 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
18 98 (1.14%) Redis
19 84 (0.98%) Data Lake
20 69 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 590 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 448 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 390 (4.55%) JIRA
4 190 (2.22%) Selenium
5 173 (2.02%) GitLab
6 146 (1.70%) Maven
7 120 (1.40%) Artifactory
8 117 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 103 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 85 (0.99%) Cypress.io
11 79 (0.92%) Bitbucket
12 78 (0.91%) Gradle
13 65 (0.76%) JUnit
14 54 (0.63%) Subversion
15 53 (0.62%) webpack
16 52 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
17 50 (0.58%) Postman
18 46 (0.54%) IntelliJ
18 46 (0.54%) Visual Studio
19 42 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,595 (18.60%) Banking
2 838 (9.77%) Front Office
3 565 (6.59%) Marketing
4 387 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 361 (4.21%) Retail
6 354 (4.13%) Public Sector
7 321 (3.74%) Manufacturing
8 317 (3.70%) Financial Institution
9 272 (3.17%) Electronics
10 228 (2.66%) Legal
11 216 (2.52%) Investment Banking
12 188 (2.19%) Games
13 182 (2.12%) Back Office
14 122 (1.42%) Advertising
15 98 (1.14%) Law
16 55 (0.64%) Billing
16 55 (0.64%) General Ledger
17 43 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 37 (0.43%) German Language
19 29 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,641 (30.81%) Developer
2 1,147 (13.38%) Analyst
3 784 (9.14%) Software Engineer
4 546 (6.37%) Java Developer
5 510 (5.95%) Senior Developer
6 465 (5.42%) Architect
7 443 (5.17%) React Developer
8 438 (5.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 383 (4.47%) Business Analyst
10 363 (4.23%) Consultant
11 361 (4.21%) Python Developer
12 327 (3.81%) .NET Developer
13 304 (3.55%) AWS Engineer
14 296 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
15 268 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
16 264 (3.08%) C# Developer
17 249 (2.90%) Applications Support
18 244 (2.85%) AWS Developer
19 237 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
20 230 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,110 (12.95%) .NET
2 1,106 (12.90%) React
3 759 (8.85%) Web Services
4 738 (8.61%) AngularJS
5 511 (5.96%) .NET Core
6 462 (5.39%) Node.js
7 439 (5.12%) Kafka
8 425 (4.96%) CSS
9 419 (4.89%) HTML
10 406 (4.74%) REST
11 391 (4.56%) Spring
12 307 (3.58%) React Native
13 272 (3.17%) Vue.js
14 265 (3.09%) RESTful
15 255 (2.97%) Spring Boot
16 209 (2.44%) XML
17 192 (2.24%) HTML5
18 178 (2.08%) ASP.NET
19 156 (1.82%) JSON
20 154 (1.80%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 765 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 659 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 573 (6.68%) Derivative
4 512 (5.97%) Equities
5 455 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
6 411 (4.79%) Fixed Income
7 408 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 407 (4.75%) User Experience
9 252 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 238 (2.78%) Algorithms
11 212 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
12 197 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
13 194 (2.26%) Management Information System
14 193 (2.25%) Data Structures
15 187 (2.18%) Cloud Native
16 150 (1.75%) Blog
17 148 (1.73%) Data Centre
18 136 (1.59%) Mobile App
19 103 (1.20%) Market Risk
20 100 (1.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 760 (8.87%) Linux
2 625 (7.29%) Windows
3 321 (3.74%) Unix
4 222 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 123 (1.43%) Android
6 122 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 110 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 89 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (0.56%) CentOS
9 48 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 47 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
11 43 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 34 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.15%) Solaris
16 9 (0.10%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.082%) VMS
17 7 (0.082%) Windows Server 2019
18 6 (0.070%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,860 (33.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1,508 (17.59%) Software Engineering
3 1,456 (16.98%) Fintech
4 1,376 (16.05%) DevOps
5 1,140 (13.30%) Microservices
6 943 (11.00%) Asset Management
7 925 (10.79%) Analytics
8 833 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
9 747 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
10 670 (7.82%) Computer Science
11 625 (7.29%) Scrum
12 581 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 577 (6.73%) Investment Management
14 575 (6.71%) TDD
14 575 (6.71%) Test Automation
15 506 (5.90%) Project Management
16 445 (5.19%) SDLC
17 433 (5.05%) Mentoring
18 423 (4.93%) Machine Learning
19 402 (4.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,041 (23.81%) Python
2 1,874 (21.86%) SQL
3 1,616 (18.85%) Java
4 1,494 (17.43%) JavaScript
5 1,170 (13.65%) C#
6 616 (7.19%) TypeScript
7 407 (4.75%) C++
8 293 (3.42%) Scala
9 292 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 240 (2.80%) Go
11 205 (2.39%) Kotlin
12 197 (2.30%) Java 8
13 196 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 179 (2.09%) C
15 173 (2.02%) R
16 154 (1.80%) T-SQL
17 144 (1.68%) Ruby
18 122 (1.42%) Shell Script
19 115 (1.34%) ES6
20 103 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 982 (11.45%) Degree
2 289 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (1.42%) CISSP
4 121 (1.41%) Master's Degree
5 100 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (1.04%) CISM
7 85 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 81 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 77 (0.90%) PhD
10 60 (0.70%) CISA
11 53 (0.62%) ACCA
11 53 (0.62%) SC Cleared
12 50 (0.58%) CCNP
13 49 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
14 48 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
15 47 (0.55%) CIMA
16 43 (0.50%) PMI Certification
17 39 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
18 34 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 32 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (5.06%) QA
2 140 (1.63%) GDPR
3 137 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 107 (1.25%) PMO
5 106 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 97 (1.13%) SLA
7 94 (1.10%) NIST
8 64 (0.75%) MiFID
9 60 (0.70%) COBIT
10 52 (0.61%) PCI DSS
11 38 (0.44%) GRC
12 33 (0.38%) EMIR
13 27 (0.31%) IFRS
14 26 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
15 22 (0.26%) WCAG
16 20 (0.23%) PSD2
17 17 (0.20%) ISO 20022
18 15 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
19 11 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 11 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,184 (13.81%) Docker
2 330 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 173 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (0.50%) vSphere
5 41 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 35 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 29 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (0.24%) VMware NSX
9 19 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 18 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.12%) XenApp
13 9 (0.10%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.093%) Time Sharing Option
15 7 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.082%) Snort
16 6 (0.070%) Firmware
17 5 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.058%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,161 (13.54%) Kubernetes
2 532 (6.21%) Terraform
3 310 (3.62%) Ansible
4 136 (1.59%) Puppet
5 81 (0.94%) Prometheus
6 78 (0.91%) SCCM
7 77 (0.90%) Grafana
8 55 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (0.62%) Istio
10 43 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
11 32 (0.37%) SCOM
12 24 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 20 (0.23%) vCenter Server
14 19 (0.22%) Control-M
14 19 (0.22%) Fortio
14 19 (0.22%) Kiali
15 15 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.13%) Knative
17 10 (0.12%) Argo
17 10 (0.12%) linkerd
Vendors
1 922 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 483 (5.63%) Oracle
3 434 (5.06%) SAP
4 369 (4.30%) Google
5 284 (3.31%) VMware
6 221 (2.58%) Cisco
7 216 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 135 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 122 (1.42%) IBM
10 116 (1.35%) Citrix
11 107 (1.25%) Sybase
12 83 (0.97%) Bloomberg
13 68 (0.79%) Informatica
14 64 (0.75%) ServiceNow
15 59 (0.69%) Atlassian
16 55 (0.64%) Databricks
17 54 (0.63%) Palo Alto
18 51 (0.59%) Splunk
19 48 (0.56%) Charles River
20 43 (0.50%) HP