Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12,344 8,371 15,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 27.41% 29.21% 26.51%
As % of the General category 44.32% 48.42% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,257 6,821 12,228
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £118,750 £116,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +7.14%

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 27,855 17,290 35,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.86% 60.34% 61.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17,669 13,888 28,190
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £34,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,840 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 1,833 £75,000 +5.63% 638
West London -22 150 £60,000 +4.35% 95
South London -3 136 £52,500 -11.40% 33
East London +4 61 £57,500 -11.54% 111
North London +9 15 £46,500 -19.13% 8
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4,395 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2,964 (24.01%) AWS
3 2,947 (23.87%) Python
4 2,938 (23.80%) Social Skills
5 2,770 (22.44%) SQL
6 2,557 (20.71%) Java
7 2,502 (20.27%) JavaScript
8 2,454 (19.88%) Software Engineering
9 2,321 (18.80%) Banking
10 2,212 (17.92%) React
11 2,162 (17.51%) Azure
12 2,074 (16.80%) Fintech
13 1,947 (15.77%) Docker
14 1,861 (15.08%) DevOps
15 1,789 (14.49%) Kubernetes
16 1,711 (13.86%) Microservices
17 1,492 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
18 1,480 (11.99%) C#
19 1,444 (11.70%) Analytics
20 1,438 (11.65%) TypeScript
21 1,390 (11.26%) Degree
22 1,378 (11.16%) .NET
23 1,345 (10.90%) Microsoft
24 1,330 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
25 1,282 (10.39%) GCP
26 1,262 (10.22%) Asset Management
27 1,193 (9.66%) Node.js
28 1,125 (9.11%) AngularJS
29 1,076 (8.72%) Web Services
30 1,075 (8.71%) Analytical Skills

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
1 320 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 285 (2.31%) Confluence
3 262 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
4 226 (1.83%) Apache
5 210 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 122 (0.99%) CMS
7 97 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
8 70 (0.57%) nginx
9 55 (0.45%) IIS
10 53 (0.43%) MS Exchange
11 45 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.33%) SAS
13 34 (0.28%) WordPress
14 32 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
15 20 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.15%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
16 18 (0.15%) Skype for Business
17 15 (0.12%) Drupal
17 15 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 425 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 316 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 155 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 93 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 57 (0.46%) Figma
6 57 (0.46%) Sketch
7 46 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 39 (0.32%) InVision
9 29 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 27 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 23 (0.19%) Adobe XD
12 20 (0.16%) Oracle Smart View
13 19 (0.15%) Chatbot
14 11 (0.089%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (0.057%) InDesign
16 7 (0.057%) SPSS
17 5 (0.041%) Fireworks
18 4 (0.032%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 76 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
2 74 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 65 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 65 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 54 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 51 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
7 47 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 39 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
9 37 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 30 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
11 30 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
12 29 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
13 28 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
14 27 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 23 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
15 23 (0.19%) SAP ERP
16 22 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 19 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2,964 (24.01%) AWS
2 2,162 (17.51%) Azure
3 1,282 (10.39%) GCP
4 1,020 (8.26%) Serverless
5 729 (5.91%) SaaS
6 574 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
7 514 (4.16%) Power Platform
8 382 (3.09%) Amazon S3
9 381 (3.09%) Microsoft 365
10 307 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
11 274 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
12 237 (1.92%) PaaS
13 228 (1.85%) GitHub
14 186 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
15 165 (1.34%) IaaS
16 156 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
17 154 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
18 138 (1.12%) OpenShift
19 132 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
20 128 (1.04%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 284 (2.30%) HTTP
2 188 (1.52%) Firewall
3 125 (1.01%) DNS
4 112 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 100 (0.81%) Internet
6 98 (0.79%) Network Security
7 89 (0.72%) VPN
8 71 (0.58%) DHCP
9 65 (0.53%) LAN
10 62 (0.50%) WAN
11 45 (0.36%) Skype
12 44 (0.36%) BGP
12 44 (0.36%) SAN
13 38 (0.31%) OSPF
14 36 (0.29%) Wireless
15 34 (0.28%) Broadband
16 31 (0.25%) SSL
17 30 (0.24%) Multicast
18 28 (0.23%) SSH
19 25 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 834 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 668 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 599 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 476 (3.86%) Power BI
6 429 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 397 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
8 393 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 392 (3.18%) Big Data
10 338 (2.74%) MySQL
11 310 (2.51%) Tableau
12 243 (1.97%) Redis
13 215 (1.74%) Amazon Aurora
14 214 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
15 203 (1.64%) RDBMS
16 199 (1.61%) Hadoop
17 188 (1.52%) Blockchain
18 180 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 179 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 128 (1.04%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,035 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 625 (5.06%) JIRA
3 548 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 246 (1.99%) GitLab
5 226 (1.83%) Maven
6 202 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 198 (1.60%) webpack
8 194 (1.57%) Selenium
9 175 (1.42%) Cypress.io
10 156 (1.26%) Gradle
11 128 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 121 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 120 (0.97%) JUnit
14 112 (0.91%) Artifactory
15 105 (0.85%) SonarQube
16 91 (0.74%) Mockito
17 89 (0.72%) CircleCI
18 78 (0.63%) Bitbucket
19 72 (0.58%) Postman
20 67 (0.54%) IntelliJ
General
1 2,938 (23.80%) Social Skills
2 2,321 (18.80%) Banking
3 1,075 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 969 (7.85%) Front Office
5 772 (6.25%) Marketing
6 664 (5.38%) Retail
7 494 (4.00%) Public Sector
8 479 (3.88%) Telecoms
9 466 (3.78%) Financial Institution
10 397 (3.22%) Manufacturing
11 389 (3.15%) Investment Banking
12 352 (2.85%) Presentation Skills
13 299 (2.42%) Games
14 293 (2.37%) Electronics
15 282 (2.28%) Legal
16 259 (2.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 236 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
18 211 (1.71%) Law
19 208 (1.69%) Back Office
20 200 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 3,580 (29.00%) Developer
2 1,486 (12.04%) Analyst
3 1,393 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 733 (5.94%) Senior Developer
5 729 (5.91%) Java Developer
6 570 (4.62%) React Developer
7 564 (4.57%) Consultant
8 535 (4.33%) Architect
9 501 (4.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 480 (3.89%) Business Analyst
11 412 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 408 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 392 (3.18%) Python Developer
14 363 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
15 359 (2.91%) Project Manager
16 332 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
17 330 (2.67%) Python Engineer
18 329 (2.67%) .NET Developer
19 318 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 291 (2.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,212 (17.92%) React
2 1,378 (11.16%) .NET
3 1,193 (9.66%) Node.js
4 1,125 (9.11%) AngularJS
5 1,076 (8.72%) Web Services
6 938 (7.60%) CSS
7 910 (7.37%) HTML
8 791 (6.41%) REST
9 769 (6.23%) Kafka
10 715 (5.79%) Spring
11 627 (5.08%) .NET Core
12 568 (4.60%) RESTful
13 443 (3.59%) Spring Boot
14 396 (3.21%) React Native
15 391 (3.17%) Vue.js
16 362 (2.93%) GraphQL
17 348 (2.82%) HTML5
18 318 (2.58%) Redux
19 287 (2.33%) gRPC
20 262 (2.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,046 (8.47%) User Experience
2 794 (6.43%) Hedge funds
3 767 (6.21%) Derivative
4 662 (5.36%) Equities
5 536 (4.34%) Fixed Income
6 513 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 439 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
8 406 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
9 365 (2.96%) Algorithms
10 306 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
11 291 (2.36%) Management Information System
12 269 (2.18%) Cloud Native
13 255 (2.07%) Mobile App
14 230 (1.86%) Data Structures
15 226 (1.83%) Virtual Team
16 195 (1.58%) Legacy Systems
17 172 (1.39%) Public Cloud
18 163 (1.32%) Credit Risk
19 162 (1.31%) Blog
20 161 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,011 (8.19%) Linux
2 730 (5.91%) Windows
3 459 (3.72%) Unix
4 226 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 210 (1.70%) Android
6 178 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 153 (1.24%) Windows 10
8 97 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (0.50%) CentOS
10 51 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 49 (0.40%) Mac OS X
12 42 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 31 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
16 15 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 14 (0.11%) Solaris
18 13 (0.11%) VMS
19 11 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,395 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2,454 (19.88%) Software Engineering
3 2,074 (16.80%) Fintech
4 1,861 (15.08%) DevOps
5 1,711 (13.86%) Microservices
6 1,492 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
7 1,444 (11.70%) Analytics
8 1,330 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
9 1,262 (10.22%) Asset Management
10 1,056 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
11 1,016 (8.23%) TDD
12 984 (7.97%) Test Automation
13 958 (7.76%) Computer Science
14 948 (7.68%) Scrum
15 887 (7.19%) SDLC
16 847 (6.86%) Investment Management
17 829 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 807 (6.54%) Mentoring
19 759 (6.15%) Project Management
20 703 (5.70%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,947 (23.87%) Python
2 2,770 (22.44%) SQL
3 2,557 (20.71%) Java
4 2,502 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 1,480 (11.99%) C#
6 1,438 (11.65%) TypeScript
7 526 (4.26%) C++
8 481 (3.90%) Scala
9 434 (3.52%) Kotlin
10 391 (3.17%) Go
11 359 (2.91%) PowerShell
12 296 (2.40%) Ruby
13 292 (2.37%) C
14 269 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 250 (2.03%) Java 8
16 240 (1.94%) ES6
17 182 (1.47%) PHP
18 168 (1.36%) R
19 151 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 144 (1.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,390 (11.26%) Degree
2 418 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 204 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 174 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 114 (0.92%) PhD
6 113 (0.92%) CISSP
7 111 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 99 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 93 (0.75%) CISM
10 78 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 76 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 68 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 67 (0.54%) ACCA
14 51 (0.41%) CCNP
15 50 (0.41%) PMP
16 49 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
17 46 (0.37%) CIMA
18 44 (0.36%) CISA
18 44 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
19 36 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 805 (6.52%) QA
2 240 (1.94%) GDPR
3 207 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 160 (1.30%) PMO
5 139 (1.13%) SLA
6 127 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 126 (1.02%) Accessibility
8 114 (0.92%) NIST
9 100 (0.81%) MiFID
10 79 (0.64%) PCI DSS
11 76 (0.62%) COBIT
12 68 (0.55%) PSD2
13 47 (0.38%) EMIR
14 46 (0.37%) IFRS
15 40 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
16 39 (0.32%) Solvency II
17 38 (0.31%) GRC
18 25 (0.20%) ISO 20022
19 22 (0.18%) WCAG
20 14 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 1,947 (15.77%) Docker
2 316 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 146 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.42%) vSphere
5 47 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 37 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 37 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 32 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 28 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.089%) etcd
14 10 (0.081%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.081%) XenApp
15 9 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.065%) Time Sharing Option
16 8 (0.065%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.057%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1,789 (14.49%) Kubernetes
2 846 (6.85%) Terraform
3 363 (2.94%) Ansible
4 181 (1.47%) Prometheus
5 138 (1.12%) Grafana
6 96 (0.78%) Puppet
7 87 (0.70%) SCCM
8 59 (0.48%) Istio
9 57 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
10 44 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
11 24 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 24 (0.19%) SCOM
12 22 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
12 22 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
13 20 (0.16%) Control-M
13 20 (0.16%) Kibana
14 18 (0.15%) Packer
14 18 (0.15%) QRadar
15 16 (0.13%) logstash
16 15 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,345 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 715 (5.79%) Oracle
3 641 (5.19%) Google
4 550 (4.46%) SAP
5 273 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 253 (2.05%) Cisco
6 253 (2.05%) VMware
7 157 (1.27%) Samsung
8 151 (1.22%) Sybase
9 145 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 126 (1.02%) Bloomberg
11 122 (0.99%) Citrix
12 118 (0.96%) IBM
13 104 (0.84%) ServiceNow
14 89 (0.72%) Adobe
15 75 (0.61%) Databricks
16 70 (0.57%) Informatica
16 70 (0.57%) Reuters
17 67 (0.54%) Apple
18 66 (0.53%) Splunk