Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 22,213 20,163 25,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.65% 28.35% 30.31%
As % of the General category 59.91% 54.36% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15,581 17,005 21,718
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 37,079 37,094 46,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 52.83% 52.16% 55.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27,780 31,504 38,705
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,173
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 5,071 £61,500 +2.50% 860
West London -7 382 £55,000 -4.35% 193
South London -9 269 £50,000 - 34
East London 0 231 £65,000 +8.33% 111
North London -8 43 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 7,949 (35.79%) Banking
2 6,520 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5,028 (22.64%) SQL
4 4,672 (21.03%) Java
5 4,308 (19.39%) Investment Banking
6 4,024 (18.12%) Asset Management
7 3,532 (15.90%) Wealth Management
8 3,450 (15.53%) Degree
9 3,339 (15.03%) Retail Banking
10 3,228 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
11 3,148 (14.17%) C#
12 3,056 (13.76%) Microsoft
13 2,773 (12.48%) Windows
14 2,721 (12.25%) SQL Server
15 2,692 (12.12%) JavaScript
16 2,680 (12.07%) .NET
17 2,543 (11.45%) Project Management
18 2,385 (10.74%) Linux
19 2,244 (10.10%) Scrum
20 2,173 (9.78%) SDLC
21 2,158 (9.72%) Oracle
22 2,079 (9.36%) Python
23 1,978 (8.90%) Fintech
24 1,802 (8.11%) HTML
25 1,780 (8.01%) Unix
26 1,772 (7.98%) TDD
27 1,757 (7.91%) Computer Science
28 1,748 (7.87%) Front Office
28 1,748 (7.87%) DevOps
29 1,722 (7.75%) Analytics

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
1 652 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 451 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 390 (1.76%) Tomcat
4 385 (1.73%) IIS
5 348 (1.57%) Apache
6 347 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 331 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 295 (1.33%) SAS
9 294 (1.32%) CMS
10 248 (1.12%) Confluence
11 207 (0.93%) Skype for Business
12 185 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 174 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 155 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
15 146 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
16 97 (0.44%) JBoss
17 89 (0.40%) Ethereum
18 87 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
19 81 (0.36%) WebLogic
20 74 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1,068 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 809 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 341 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 220 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 195 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 73 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 64 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 57 (0.26%) SPSS
9 49 (0.22%) InVision
10 42 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
11 37 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 13 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
13 12 (0.054%) Chatbot
14 10 (0.045%) S-PLUS
15 9 (0.041%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.018%) InDesign
16 4 (0.018%) Maple
17 3 (0.014%) Stata
18 2 (0.009%) GNU Octave
18 2 (0.009%) Maya
Business Applications
1 333 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 197 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 144 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 139 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 139 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 134 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
6 127 (0.57%) NetSuite
7 106 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 105 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 100 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
10 82 (0.37%) SAP BPC
11 76 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
12 74 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
13 69 (0.31%) Actimize
14 68 (0.31%) HFM
15 62 (0.28%) ION MarketView
16 61 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
17 58 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
18 49 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
19 48 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1,363 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1,157 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 556 (2.50%) Office 365
4 434 (1.95%) SaaS
5 301 (1.36%) GitHub
6 207 (0.93%) IaaS
7 187 (0.84%) PaaS
8 137 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 128 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 102 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 70 (0.32%) npm
12 63 (0.28%) Slack
13 58 (0.26%) OneDrive
14 55 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 54 (0.24%) FinancialForce
16 44 (0.20%) OpenShift
17 39 (0.18%) G Suite
17 39 (0.18%) Trello
18 38 (0.17%) Google Analytics
18 38 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 701 (3.16%) Firewall
2 401 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 349 (1.57%) WAN
4 336 (1.51%) DNS
5 304 (1.37%) LAN
6 300 (1.35%) Internet
7 261 (1.17%) SAN
8 244 (1.10%) Network Security
9 237 (1.07%) DHCP
10 208 (0.94%) HTTP
10 208 (0.94%) Wireless
11 204 (0.92%) VPN
12 189 (0.85%) BGP
13 185 (0.83%) Skype
14 184 (0.83%) MPLS
15 179 (0.81%) OSPF
15 179 (0.81%) Unified Communications
16 138 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
17 136 (0.61%) VoIP
18 125 (0.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,721 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 901 (4.06%) Big Data
3 834 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 816 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 754 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 752 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 703 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 622 (2.80%) Blockchain
9 592 (2.67%) MySQL
10 541 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 494 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 380 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 360 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 344 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 339 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
16 303 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
17 296 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 284 (1.28%) Power BI
19 268 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
20 264 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 941 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 923 (4.16%) JIRA
3 780 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 596 (2.68%) TeamCity
5 536 (2.41%) Maven
6 500 (2.25%) Selenium
7 450 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 441 (1.99%) Subversion
9 383 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 332 (1.49%) Visual Studio
11 304 (1.37%) JUnit
12 274 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
13 250 (1.13%) NUnit
14 249 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 179 (0.81%) MSTest
16 171 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
17 168 (0.76%) Gradle
18 166 (0.75%) Moq
19 164 (0.74%) MSBuild
20 163 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 7,949 (35.79%) Banking
2 4,308 (19.39%) Investment Banking
3 3,339 (15.03%) Retail Banking
4 1,748 (7.87%) Front Office
5 1,170 (5.27%) Retail
6 1,059 (4.77%) Financial Institution
7 1,051 (4.73%) Marketing
8 966 (4.35%) Legal
9 695 (3.13%) Telecoms
10 576 (2.59%) Advertising
11 536 (2.41%) Back Office
12 427 (1.92%) Law
13 380 (1.71%) Manufacturing
14 262 (1.18%) Games
15 243 (1.09%) Electronics
16 143 (0.64%) Publishing
17 126 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
17 126 (0.57%) German Language
18 124 (0.56%) Private Banking
19 106 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6,072 (27.34%) Developer
2 3,750 (16.88%) Analyst
3 1,795 (8.08%) Java Developer
4 1,576 (7.09%) Business Analyst
5 1,370 (6.17%) Consultant
6 1,267 (5.70%) Senior Developer
7 1,187 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 1,161 (5.23%) Architect
9 1,009 (4.54%) .NET Developer
10 914 (4.11%) Project Manager
11 669 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 640 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 598 (2.69%) Financial Analyst
14 594 (2.67%) Software Engineer
15 551 (2.48%) Applications Support
16 523 (2.35%) SQL Developer
17 503 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
18 483 (2.17%) IT Manager
19 475 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
20 439 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,680 (12.07%) .NET
2 1,802 (8.11%) HTML
3 1,423 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 1,377 (6.20%) CSS
5 1,108 (4.99%) ASP.NET
6 992 (4.47%) Web Services
7 979 (4.41%) Spring
8 883 (3.98%) HTML5
9 867 (3.90%) REST
10 719 (3.24%) RESTful
11 683 (3.07%) React
12 676 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 667 (3.00%) Node.js
14 657 (2.96%) XML
15 594 (2.67%) jQuery
16 583 (2.62%) WPF
17 569 (2.56%) WCF
18 564 (2.54%) .NET Framework
19 462 (2.08%) J2EE
20 448 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3,228 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1,978 (8.90%) Fintech
3 1,757 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 1,222 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1,022 (4.60%) Derivative
6 996 (4.48%) Equities
7 932 (4.20%) User Experience
8 839 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
9 831 (3.74%) Management Information System
10 783 (3.52%) Fixed Income
11 687 (3.09%) Hedge funds
12 618 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
13 565 (2.54%) Algorithms
14 517 (2.33%) Data Centre
15 398 (1.79%) Data Structures
16 317 (1.43%) Credit Risk
16 317 (1.43%) Mobile App
17 309 (1.39%) Client/Server
18 279 (1.26%) Reference Data
19 251 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,773 (12.48%) Windows
2 2,385 (10.74%) Linux
3 1,780 (8.01%) Unix
4 947 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 484 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 400 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 391 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 383 (1.72%) Android
9 323 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 309 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 256 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 183 (0.82%) Solaris
13 88 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 86 (0.39%) CentOS
15 77 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 69 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 58 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 33 (0.15%) Mac OS
19 27 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
20 21 (0.095%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,520 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4,024 (18.12%) Asset Management
3 3,532 (15.90%) Wealth Management
4 2,543 (11.45%) Project Management
5 2,244 (10.10%) Scrum
6 2,173 (9.78%) SDLC
7 1,772 (7.98%) TDD
8 1,748 (7.87%) DevOps
9 1,722 (7.75%) Analytics
10 1,636 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 1,587 (7.14%) Software Engineering
12 1,524 (6.86%) Test Automation
13 1,486 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
14 1,473 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
15 1,429 (6.43%) Business Analysis
16 1,375 (6.19%) ITIL
17 1,341 (6.04%) OO
18 1,255 (5.65%) MVC
19 1,159 (5.22%) Risk Management
20 1,155 (5.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5,028 (22.64%) SQL
2 4,672 (21.03%) Java
3 3,148 (14.17%) C#
4 2,692 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 2,079 (9.36%) Python
6 1,076 (4.84%) C++
7 929 (4.18%) PowerShell
8 651 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 567 (2.55%) Perl
10 562 (2.53%) Scala
11 467 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 462 (2.08%) Ruby
13 454 (2.04%) PHP
14 441 (1.99%) R
15 431 (1.94%) C
16 419 (1.89%) Bash Shell
17 379 (1.71%) VBA
18 341 (1.54%) PL/SQL
19 274 (1.23%) VB
20 198 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3,450 (15.53%) Degree
2 839 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 563 (2.53%) CISSP
4 369 (1.66%) CISM
5 365 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 347 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 285 (1.28%) CISA
8 258 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 244 (1.10%) CCNP
10 220 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 203 (0.91%) MCSE
12 202 (0.91%) ISEB
13 177 (0.80%) PhD
14 174 (0.78%) CCIE
15 172 (0.77%) PMP
16 170 (0.77%) Security Cleared
17 151 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
18 149 (0.67%) CCNA
19 142 (0.64%) CIMA
20 137 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,492 (6.72%) QA
2 369 (1.66%) PMO
3 364 (1.64%) GDPR
4 336 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 330 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 282 (1.27%) SLA
7 227 (1.02%) PCI DSS
8 224 (1.01%) MiFID
9 138 (0.62%) COBIT
10 114 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 106 (0.48%) EMIR
12 75 (0.34%) Basel III
13 68 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
14 55 (0.25%) IFRS
15 53 (0.24%) SEPA
16 52 (0.23%) Solvency II
17 46 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 33 (0.15%) IFRS 9
18 33 (0.15%) ISO 9001
19 25 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,119 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 710 (3.20%) Docker
3 475 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 200 (0.90%) XenApp
5 147 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 147 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 132 (0.59%) vSphere
7 111 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 87 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 78 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 72 (0.32%) XenServer
11 62 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 34 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 32 (0.14%) HDFS
14 27 (0.12%) DFS Replication
15 24 (0.11%) Apache Flume
16 16 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 14 (0.063%) Terminal Server
18 13 (0.059%) MetaFrame
19 11 (0.050%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 535 (2.41%) Puppet
2 530 (2.39%) Ansible
3 416 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 340 (1.53%) SCCM
5 312 (1.40%) Kubernetes
6 154 (0.69%) Terraform
7 108 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 105 (0.47%) Nagios
9 99 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 71 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 62 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
11 62 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
12 48 (0.22%) Control-M
13 43 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
13 43 (0.19%) SCOM
14 40 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 40 (0.18%) Nessus
15 39 (0.18%) Mesos
15 39 (0.18%) PowerBroker
16 32 (0.14%) Icinga
Vendors
1 3,056 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 2,158 (9.72%) Oracle
3 955 (4.30%) SAP
4 833 (3.75%) VMware
5 704 (3.17%) Cisco
6 573 (2.58%) Citrix
7 463 (2.08%) Tableau
8 386 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 366 (1.65%) Sybase
10 347 (1.56%) Google
11 300 (1.35%) Bloomberg
12 290 (1.31%) Red Hat
13 284 (1.28%) HP
14 273 (1.23%) Murex
15 230 (1.04%) IBM
16 229 (1.03%) Splunk
17 186 (0.84%) Reuters
18 181 (0.81%) CheckPoint
19 180 (0.81%) Apple
20 174 (0.78%) ION Trading