Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13,937 17,585 21,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.23% 27.88% 30.94%
As % of the General category 55.97% 56.48% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10,985 13,944 15,721
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24,902 31,136 37,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 49.36% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19,595 24,543 28,632
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 3,371 £70,000 +7.69% 783
South London -1 377 £57,500 +9.52% 45
East London +1 146 £66,250 +6.00% 77
West London -18 146 £55,000 - 125
North London -1 51 £50,000 -15.25% 18
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 4,757 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 3,115 (22.35%) Java
3 2,991 (21.46%) SQL
4 2,919 (20.94%) Banking
5 2,711 (19.45%) Python
6 2,701 (19.38%) AWS
7 2,167 (15.55%) C#
8 1,865 (13.38%) Azure
9 1,860 (13.35%) Microsoft
10 1,841 (13.21%) JavaScript
11 1,808 (12.97%) Fintech
12 1,797 (12.89%) SQL Server
13 1,781 (12.78%) Degree
14 1,748 (12.54%) Software Engineering
15 1,677 (12.03%) .NET
16 1,672 (12.00%) DevOps
17 1,624 (11.65%) Asset Management
18 1,452 (10.42%) Analytics
19 1,447 (10.38%) Windows
20 1,439 (10.33%) Front Office
21 1,371 (9.84%) Web Services
22 1,357 (9.74%) Linux
23 1,351 (9.69%) Scrum
24 1,306 (9.37%) Microservices
25 1,280 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
26 1,259 (9.03%) Project Management
27 1,203 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
28 1,145 (8.22%) Computer Science
29 1,094 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
30 1,085 (7.79%) Docker

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
1 266 (1.91%) Confluence
2 232 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 226 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 174 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 132 (0.95%) Apache
6 122 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 115 (0.83%) SAS
8 102 (0.73%) CMS
9 101 (0.72%) IIS
10 90 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 86 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 70 (0.50%) EPiServer
13 50 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 43 (0.31%) nginx
15 38 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (0.21%) JBoss
17 27 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
17 27 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
18 26 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
19 25 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 486 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 467 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 150 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 131 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 99 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 73 (0.52%) Sketch
7 50 (0.36%) InVision
8 33 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 29 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 25 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 25 (0.18%) Zeplin
11 22 (0.16%) Photoshop
12 15 (0.11%) SPSS
13 12 (0.086%) Adobe XD
14 7 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.043%) Figma
15 6 (0.043%) UXPin
16 5 (0.036%) InDesign
16 5 (0.036%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 134 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 127 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 118 (0.85%) thinkFolio
4 113 (0.81%) FINCAD Analytics
5 90 (0.65%) NetSuite
6 86 (0.62%) Front Arena
7 75 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
8 74 (0.53%) Markit EDM
9 70 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
10 58 (0.42%) SAP FI
11 56 (0.40%) SAP CO
11 56 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
12 50 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
13 43 (0.31%) HFM
14 40 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
15 39 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
16 38 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
17 35 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
18 30 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
19 26 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2,701 (19.38%) AWS
2 1,865 (13.38%) Azure
3 680 (4.88%) GCP
4 645 (4.63%) Office 365
5 449 (3.22%) Power Platform
6 378 (2.71%) SaaS
7 374 (2.68%) Serverless
8 279 (2.00%) Amazon S3
9 261 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
10 199 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
11 196 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
12 180 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
13 175 (1.26%) OpenShift
14 169 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 167 (1.20%) PaaS
16 166 (1.19%) GitHub
17 163 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
18 150 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
19 126 (0.90%) IaaS
20 86 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 435 (3.12%) Firewall
2 308 (2.21%) DNS
3 263 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 250 (1.79%) WAN
5 231 (1.66%) LAN
6 205 (1.47%) Internet
7 201 (1.44%) DHCP
8 148 (1.06%) Network Security
9 111 (0.80%) VPN
10 101 (0.72%) SAN
11 94 (0.67%) BGP
12 88 (0.63%) HTTP
13 84 (0.60%) Wireless
14 82 (0.59%) OSPF
15 79 (0.57%) MPLS
16 68 (0.49%) Skype
17 64 (0.46%) Intranet
17 64 (0.46%) VLAN
18 61 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
18 61 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,797 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 569 (4.08%) Big Data
3 492 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 484 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 457 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 433 (3.11%) Power BI
7 432 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 430 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 412 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 364 (2.61%) MySQL
11 311 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 252 (1.81%) MongoDB
13 235 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
14 212 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 203 (1.46%) Amazon Athena
16 202 (1.45%) Hadoop
17 174 (1.25%) Redis
18 141 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
19 140 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
20 136 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 843 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 649 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 592 (4.25%) JIRA
4 289 (2.07%) Selenium
5 210 (1.51%) Maven
6 192 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 188 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 185 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 182 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 175 (1.26%) Visual Studio
11 154 (1.10%) Artifactory
12 148 (1.06%) JUnit
13 142 (1.02%) RStudio
14 123 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 121 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 114 (0.82%) GitLab
16 114 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
17 106 (0.76%) webpack
18 100 (0.72%) NUnit
19 91 (0.65%) Jasmine
General
1 2,919 (20.94%) Banking
2 1,439 (10.33%) Front Office
3 607 (4.36%) Marketing
4 552 (3.96%) Retail
5 485 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 461 (3.31%) Financial Institution
7 323 (2.32%) Legal
8 290 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 223 (1.60%) Back Office
10 216 (1.55%) Public Sector
11 196 (1.41%) Law
12 174 (1.25%) Advertising
13 172 (1.23%) Manufacturing
14 126 (0.90%) Games
15 82 (0.59%) Retail Banking
16 78 (0.56%) Billing
16 78 (0.56%) Publishing
17 71 (0.51%) Electronics
18 67 (0.48%) German Language
19 65 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,939 (28.26%) Developer
2 1,935 (13.88%) Analyst
3 1,100 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 883 (6.34%) Architect
5 758 (5.44%) C# Developer
6 742 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 663 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 630 (4.52%) Consultant
9 592 (4.25%) Business Analyst
10 591 (4.24%) Project Manager
11 554 (3.98%) .NET Developer
12 457 (3.28%) Python Developer
13 399 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
14 368 (2.64%) Support Analyst
15 362 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
16 354 (2.54%) Java Engineer
17 342 (2.45%) Applications Support
18 334 (2.40%) Junior
19 305 (2.19%) Financial Analyst
20 297 (2.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,677 (12.03%) .NET
2 1,371 (9.84%) Web Services
3 986 (7.07%) React
4 951 (6.82%) AngularJS
5 947 (6.79%) HTML
6 825 (5.92%) CSS
7 691 (4.96%) REST
8 654 (4.69%) ASP.NET
9 618 (4.43%) Node.js
10 616 (4.42%) J2EE
11 558 (4.00%) Spring
12 477 (3.42%) RESTful
13 444 (3.19%) .NET Core
14 407 (2.92%) Kafka
15 393 (2.82%) XML
16 379 (2.72%) HTML5
17 356 (2.55%) .NET Framework
18 334 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 277 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
20 258 (1.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,203 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1,047 (7.51%) Fixed Income
3 962 (6.90%) Derivative
4 958 (6.87%) Hedge funds
5 771 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 765 (5.49%) Equities
7 651 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
8 632 (4.53%) User Experience
9 419 (3.01%) Management Information System
10 394 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
11 341 (2.45%) Data Centre
12 300 (2.15%) Algorithms
13 251 (1.80%) Public Cloud
14 241 (1.73%) Data Structures
15 224 (1.61%) Mobile App
16 185 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
17 177 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
18 167 (1.20%) Blog
19 145 (1.04%) Cloud Native
20 136 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,447 (10.38%) Windows
2 1,357 (9.74%) Linux
3 600 (4.31%) Unix
4 433 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 338 (2.43%) Windows 10
6 225 (1.61%) Android
7 202 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 151 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 113 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 73 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 58 (0.42%) Solaris
14 39 (0.28%) CentOS
15 23 (0.17%) Kali Linux
15 23 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 21 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.12%) VMS
19 7 (0.050%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,757 (34.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1,808 (12.97%) Fintech
3 1,748 (12.54%) Software Engineering
4 1,672 (12.00%) DevOps
5 1,624 (11.65%) Asset Management
6 1,452 (10.42%) Analytics
7 1,351 (9.69%) Scrum
8 1,306 (9.37%) Microservices
9 1,280 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 1,259 (9.03%) Project Management
11 1,145 (8.22%) Computer Science
12 1,094 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 918 (6.59%) TDD
14 884 (6.34%) Investment Management
15 881 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
16 841 (6.03%) Mentoring
17 777 (5.58%) ITIL
18 767 (5.50%) Project Delivery
19 744 (5.34%) Test Automation
20 712 (5.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,115 (22.35%) Java
2 2,991 (21.46%) SQL
3 2,711 (19.45%) Python
4 2,167 (15.55%) C#
5 1,841 (13.21%) JavaScript
6 825 (5.92%) C++
7 659 (4.73%) R
8 551 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 435 (3.12%) T-SQL
10 333 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 331 (2.37%) Ruby
12 323 (2.32%) Java 8
13 307 (2.20%) Kotlin
14 298 (2.14%) C
15 291 (2.09%) TypeScript
16 236 (1.69%) Scala
17 227 (1.63%) VBA
18 210 (1.51%) Go
19 187 (1.34%) PL/SQL
20 163 (1.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1,781 (12.78%) Degree
2 569 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 280 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 191 (1.37%) CISSP
5 174 (1.25%) CCNP
6 144 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 114 (0.82%) CISM
8 112 (0.80%) PhD
8 112 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 97 (0.70%) CCNA
9 97 (0.70%) Master's Degree
10 95 (0.68%) CISA
11 91 (0.65%) CCIE
12 83 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
13 73 (0.52%) PMP
14 71 (0.51%) ISTQB
15 69 (0.50%) MCSE
16 67 (0.48%) CIMA
17 66 (0.47%) ISEB
18 61 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 611 (4.38%) QA
2 256 (1.84%) SLA
3 188 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 180 (1.29%) PMO
5 169 (1.21%) GDPR
6 133 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 100 (0.72%) PCI DSS
8 91 (0.65%) NIST
9 52 (0.37%) COBIT
10 47 (0.34%) MiFID
10 47 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 38 (0.27%) EMIR
12 37 (0.27%) IFRS
12 37 (0.27%) PSD2
13 26 (0.19%) Solvency II
14 22 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
15 15 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 15 (0.11%) GAAP
16 12 (0.086%) ISO 22301
16 12 (0.086%) ITGC
System Software
1 1,085 (7.79%) Docker
2 738 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 215 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (0.72%) XenApp
5 93 (0.67%) vSphere
5 93 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 59 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 33 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 28 (0.20%) Firmware
10 25 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (0.14%) NFS
12 14 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.086%) HDFS
14 11 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.057%) Terminal Server
16 8 (0.057%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.057%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.050%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 847 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 505 (3.62%) Terraform
3 503 (3.61%) Ansible
4 283 (2.03%) Puppet
5 275 (1.97%) SCCM
6 199 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
7 77 (0.55%) Mesos
8 67 (0.48%) SCOM
9 64 (0.46%) Packer
10 55 (0.39%) Nessus
11 53 (0.38%) Istio
12 52 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
12 52 (0.37%) Nagios
13 45 (0.32%) Grafana
14 44 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
15 42 (0.30%) Prometheus
16 40 (0.29%) Marathon
17 39 (0.28%) Control-M
18 38 (0.27%) Salt
19 35 (0.25%) Automic
Vendors
1 1,860 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 1,045 (7.50%) Oracle
3 453 (3.25%) SAP
4 424 (3.04%) Google
5 401 (2.88%) VMware
6 394 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 370 (2.65%) Cisco
8 333 (2.39%) Tableau
9 320 (2.30%) Citrix
10 316 (2.27%) Bloomberg
11 194 (1.39%) IBM
12 166 (1.19%) Informatica
13 158 (1.13%) ServiceNow
14 144 (1.03%) Red Hat
15 137 (0.98%) Palo Alto
16 124 (0.89%) Adobe
17 118 (0.85%) Reuters
18 115 (0.83%) Charles River
19 112 (0.80%) Splunk
19 112 (0.80%) Sybase