Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 24335 22747 26253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 32.99% 28.20% 29.51%
As % of the General category 62.74% 53.83% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15936 19289 22249
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38784 42261 48483
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 52.58% 52.38% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27825 36280 40046
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 4149 £60,000 - 562
West London -12 349 £50,000 -9.09% 60
South London -7 278 £55,000 +15.79% 20
East London 0 252 £67,500 +18.94% 53
North London -5 59 £52,000 -5.45% 13
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9815 (40.33%) Banking
2 6884 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6178 (25.39%) Investment Banking
4 5975 (24.55%) Retail
5 5736 (23.57%) Asset Management
6 5373 (22.08%) SQL
7 5196 (21.35%) Java
8 5184 (21.30%) Wealth Management
9 4887 (20.08%) Retail Banking
10 3882 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
11 3807 (15.64%) Degree
12 3348 (13.76%) C#
13 3274 (13.45%) SQL Server
14 3075 (12.64%) Microsoft
15 2894 (11.89%) Project Management
16 2874 (11.81%) Windows
17 2868 (11.79%) .NET
18 2807 (11.53%) Linux
19 2671 (10.98%) JavaScript
20 2623 (10.78%) Oracle
21 2585 (10.62%) SDLC
22 2371 (9.74%) Analytics
23 2294 (9.43%) Scrum
24 2141 (8.80%) Python
25 2120 (8.71%) Front Office
26 2052 (8.43%) Unix
27 1854 (7.62%) Computer Science
28 1852 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
29 1811 (7.44%) Business Analysis
30 1776 (7.30%) Business Intelligence

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
1 660 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 546 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 532 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 450 (1.85%) Apache
5 368 (1.51%) Apache Spark
6 331 (1.36%) SAS
7 315 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 302 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 298 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 278 (1.14%) Confluence
11 271 (1.11%) IIS
12 266 (1.09%) CMS
13 244 (1.00%) JBoss
14 239 (0.98%) Skype for Business
15 144 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 142 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 133 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
18 126 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
19 106 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 94 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1248 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 833 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 373 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 234 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 208 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 109 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 109 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 65 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 59 (0.24%) InVision
9 47 (0.19%) SPSS
10 20 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
11 16 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.066%) Stata
12 12 (0.049%) HipChat
13 7 (0.029%) Campfire
14 5 (0.021%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.021%) EViews
15 4 (0.016%) LaTeX
15 4 (0.016%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 320 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 171 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 165 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 155 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 155 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 112 (0.46%) Actimize
6 111 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 88 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 85 (0.35%) SAP BPC
9 83 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
10 81 (0.33%) NetSuite
11 66 (0.27%) Temenos T24
12 65 (0.27%) ION MarketView
13 62 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
14 56 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 55 (0.23%) Markit EDM
16 53 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
17 49 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
18 48 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 46 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1208 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 950 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 525 (2.16%) SaaS
4 335 (1.38%) GitHub
4 335 (1.38%) Office 365
5 278 (1.14%) IaaS
6 188 (0.77%) PaaS
7 117 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 105 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 70 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 67 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 48 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 48 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 48 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 43 (0.18%) Force.com
13 40 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 39 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
15 35 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 34 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
17 32 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 749 (3.08%) Firewall
2 434 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 429 (1.76%) WAN
4 378 (1.55%) LAN
5 365 (1.50%) VPN
6 358 (1.47%) DNS
7 355 (1.46%) Internet
8 264 (1.08%) SAN
9 254 (1.04%) Network Security
10 239 (0.98%) VoIP
11 231 (0.95%) Skype
12 229 (0.94%) DHCP
13 177 (0.73%) Wireless
14 173 (0.71%) BGP
15 166 (0.68%) HTTP
16 163 (0.67%) MPLS
17 147 (0.60%) OSPF
18 145 (0.60%) Intranet
19 117 (0.48%) Multicast
20 113 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3274 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 932 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 866 (3.56%) Big Data
4 828 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 825 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 812 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 725 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 515 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 498 (2.05%) MongoDB
10 480 (1.97%) MySQL
11 380 (1.56%) Blockchain
12 359 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 358 (1.47%) RDBMS
14 348 (1.43%) Oracle Database
15 343 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 339 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
17 334 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
18 314 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
19 292 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
20 283 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1115 (4.58%) JIRA
2 811 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 773 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 672 (2.76%) TeamCity
5 626 (2.57%) Maven
6 508 (2.09%) Subversion
7 497 (2.04%) Selenium
8 429 (1.76%) JUnit
9 359 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 349 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 260 (1.07%) Cucumber
12 223 (0.92%) NUnit
13 181 (0.74%) Gradle
14 180 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 174 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 172 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
17 154 (0.63%) Hudson
18 151 (0.62%) WebDriver
19 142 (0.58%) HP UFT
19 142 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9815 (40.33%) Banking
2 6178 (25.39%) Investment Banking
3 5975 (24.55%) Retail
4 4887 (20.08%) Retail Banking
5 2120 (8.71%) Front Office
6 1456 (5.98%) Marketing
7 1179 (4.84%) Financial Institution
8 1098 (4.51%) Legal
9 982 (4.04%) Telecoms
10 630 (2.59%) Back Office
11 615 (2.53%) Manufacturing
12 472 (1.94%) Electronics
13 407 (1.67%) Law
14 366 (1.50%) Advertising
15 232 (0.95%) Games
16 179 (0.74%) Publishing
17 173 (0.71%) Billing
18 143 (0.59%) Private Banking
19 142 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
20 133 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6676 (27.43%) Developer
2 4372 (17.97%) Analyst
3 2058 (8.46%) Java Developer
4 1849 (7.60%) Business Analyst
5 1379 (5.67%) Consultant
6 1342 (5.51%) C# Developer
7 1328 (5.46%) Senior Developer
8 1280 (5.26%) Architect
9 993 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 958 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 837 (3.44%) Financial Analyst
12 787 (3.23%) Support Analyst
13 683 (2.81%) Software Engineer
14 651 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 599 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
16 553 (2.27%) IT Manager
17 533 (2.19%) SQL Developer
18 508 (2.09%) Senior Analyst
19 503 (2.07%) Service Analyst
20 495 (2.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2868 (11.79%) .NET
2 1773 (7.29%) HTML
3 1407 (5.78%) AngularJS
4 1354 (5.56%) CSS
5 1052 (4.32%) ASP.NET
6 925 (3.80%) Web Services
7 909 (3.74%) Spring
8 903 (3.71%) XML
9 792 (3.25%) HTML5
10 765 (3.14%) REST
11 610 (2.51%) Node.js
12 603 (2.48%) React
13 600 (2.47%) jQuery
14 587 (2.41%) WCF
15 586 (2.41%) WPF
16 564 (2.32%) RESTful
17 542 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 538 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
19 513 (2.11%) .NET Framework
20 452 (1.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3882 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1854 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 1741 (7.15%) Fintech
4 1557 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1530 (6.29%) Derivative
6 1210 (4.97%) Equities
7 1199 (4.93%) User Experience
8 1148 (4.72%) Fixed Income
9 1097 (4.51%) Management Information System
10 789 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
11 712 (2.93%) Hedge funds
12 710 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
13 594 (2.44%) Algorithms
14 522 (2.15%) Data Centre
15 498 (2.05%) Data Structures
16 428 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
17 410 (1.68%) Credit Risk
18 376 (1.55%) Reference Data
19 301 (1.24%) Blackberry
20 269 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2874 (11.81%) Windows
2 2807 (11.53%) Linux
3 2052 (8.43%) Unix
4 913 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 486 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 401 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 399 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 394 (1.62%) Android
9 368 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 311 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 250 (1.03%) Solaris
12 203 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 136 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 101 (0.42%) CentOS
15 78 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 76 (0.31%) Windows 8
17 64 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 46 (0.19%) AIX
19 37 (0.15%) Debian
20 24 (0.099%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6884 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5736 (23.57%) Asset Management
3 5184 (21.30%) Wealth Management
4 2894 (11.89%) Project Management
5 2585 (10.62%) SDLC
6 2371 (9.74%) Analytics
7 2294 (9.43%) Scrum
8 1852 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 1811 (7.44%) Business Analysis
10 1776 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
10 1776 (7.30%) TDD
11 1634 (6.71%) Software Engineering
12 1606 (6.60%) DevOps
13 1573 (6.46%) OO
14 1498 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
15 1454 (5.97%) ITIL
16 1448 (5.95%) Multithreading
17 1432 (5.88%) Test Automation
18 1406 (5.78%) Risk Management
19 1195 (4.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5373 (22.08%) SQL
2 5196 (21.35%) Java
3 3348 (13.76%) C#
4 2671 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 2141 (8.80%) Python
6 1285 (5.28%) C++
7 869 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 726 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 594 (2.44%) Perl
10 570 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 542 (2.23%) R
12 521 (2.14%) Scala
13 507 (2.08%) C
14 435 (1.79%) VBA
15 405 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 394 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 378 (1.55%) PHP
18 371 (1.52%) Ruby
19 231 (0.95%) VB
20 175 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3807 (15.64%) Degree
2 865 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 586 (2.41%) CISSP
4 431 (1.77%) CISM
5 402 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 372 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 325 (1.34%) CISA
8 318 (1.31%) Master's Degree
9 252 (1.04%) PhD
10 234 (0.96%) PMI Certification
11 227 (0.93%) CCNP
12 219 (0.90%) ISEB
13 207 (0.85%) MCSE
14 182 (0.75%) CCNA
15 177 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 171 (0.70%) PMP
17 154 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
18 143 (0.59%) Security Cleared
19 142 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 134 (0.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1571 (6.46%) QA
2 448 (1.84%) PMO
3 304 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 301 (1.24%) MiFID
5 257 (1.06%) SLA
6 241 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 187 (0.77%) GDPR
8 154 (0.63%) COBIT
9 138 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 115 (0.47%) Basel III
11 97 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 89 (0.37%) EMIR
13 83 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
14 51 (0.21%) ISO 20022
15 45 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 33 (0.14%) Solvency II
17 29 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
18 27 (0.11%) IFRS
18 27 (0.11%) SEPA
19 20 (0.082%) FATCA
System Software
1 1207 (4.96%) Active Directory
2 555 (2.28%) Docker
3 486 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 211 (0.87%) XenApp
5 176 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 124 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 122 (0.50%) vSphere
8 102 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 83 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 75 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 57 (0.23%) HDFS
12 38 (0.16%) Apache Flume
13 35 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 34 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 32 (0.13%) DFS Replication
16 26 (0.11%) XenServer
17 21 (0.086%) NFS
18 19 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 17 (0.070%) Postfix
20 15 (0.062%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 487 (2.00%) Puppet
2 459 (1.89%) Ansible
3 394 (1.62%) SCCM
4 366 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 274 (1.13%) Kubernetes
6 133 (0.55%) Nagios
7 123 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 119 (0.49%) Control-M
8 119 (0.49%) Terraform
9 96 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 94 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 78 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 70 (0.29%) Nessus
13 62 (0.25%) PowerBroker
14 56 (0.23%) Backup Exec
14 56 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
15 55 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
16 51 (0.21%) logstash
16 51 (0.21%) SCOM
17 45 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3075 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 2623 (10.78%) Oracle
3 1146 (4.71%) SAP
4 911 (3.74%) VMware
5 754 (3.10%) Cisco
6 576 (2.37%) Citrix
7 508 (2.09%) Tableau
8 476 (1.96%) Sybase
9 455 (1.87%) Murex
10 403 (1.66%) Red Hat
11 388 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 351 (1.44%) Google
13 344 (1.41%) IBM
14 329 (1.35%) HP
15 316 (1.30%) Splunk
16 292 (1.20%) Bloomberg
17 238 (0.98%) CheckPoint
18 222 (0.91%) ION Trading
18 222 (0.91%) TIBCO
19 220 (0.90%) Adobe