Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 25354 21126 26793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 33.96% 27.98% 30.08%
As % of the General category 62.45% 53.45% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16012 17755 22701
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £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 40599 39522 49483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.38% 52.35% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 33745 41125
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,978 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 4802 £60,000 - 451
West London -10 379 £55,000 -8.33% 42
South London -9 257 £52,500 +5.00% 19
East London +3 216 £65,000 +18.18% 45
North London -9 49 £52,000 -0.95% 6
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10725 (42.30%) Banking
2 7523 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6868 (27.09%) Investment Banking
4 6538 (25.79%) Asset Management
5 6029 (23.78%) Wealth Management
6 5811 (22.92%) Retail Banking
7 5558 (21.92%) Java
8 5485 (21.63%) SQL
9 4258 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4022 (15.86%) Degree
11 3439 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 3394 (13.39%) C#
13 3190 (12.58%) Project Management
14 3079 (12.14%) SQL Server
15 3029 (11.95%) Windows
16 2912 (11.49%) SDLC
17 2903 (11.45%) .NET
18 2792 (11.01%) Linux
19 2737 (10.80%) JavaScript
20 2669 (10.53%) Oracle
21 2543 (10.03%) Scrum
22 2268 (8.95%) Python
23 2249 (8.87%) Unix
24 2230 (8.80%) Front Office
25 2159 (8.52%) Analytics
26 1989 (7.84%) Computer Science
27 1915 (7.55%) DevOps
28 1907 (7.52%) Business Analysis
29 1877 (7.40%) TDD
30 1855 (7.32%) HTML

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
1 739 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 568 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 512 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 494 (1.95%) Apache Spark
5 468 (1.85%) Apache
6 364 (1.44%) IIS
7 337 (1.33%) SAS
8 317 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 310 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 284 (1.12%) CMS
11 280 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 277 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 270 (1.06%) Confluence
14 194 (0.77%) JBoss
15 155 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 149 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
17 116 (0.46%) WebLogic
18 101 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
19 91 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
20 83 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1251 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 919 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
3 388 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 235 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 223 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 86 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 72 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 64 (0.25%) InVision
9 61 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 46 (0.18%) SPSS
11 31 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 11 (0.043%) InfoPath
13 11 (0.043%) S-PLUS
14 9 (0.035%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.028%) Stata
16 4 (0.016%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.016%) InDesign
16 4 (0.016%) LaTeX
16 4 (0.016%) Maple
Business Applications
1 343 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 206 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 174 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 168 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 168 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 135 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 116 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 109 (0.43%) NetSuite
8 107 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 104 (0.41%) Actimize
10 103 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
11 82 (0.32%) ION MarketView
12 76 (0.30%) Temenos T24
13 74 (0.29%) SAP BPC
14 68 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
15 65 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
16 64 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 61 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
18 56 (0.22%) HFM
19 51 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1445 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1153 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 498 (1.96%) Office 365
4 489 (1.93%) SaaS
5 369 (1.46%) GitHub
6 285 (1.12%) IaaS
7 189 (0.75%) PaaS
8 144 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 106 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
10 102 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
11 74 (0.29%) npm
12 59 (0.23%) Google Analytics
13 48 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 45 (0.18%) Amazon S3
14 45 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
15 44 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
16 41 (0.16%) FinancialForce
17 39 (0.15%) Mimecast
17 39 (0.15%) OneDrive
18 36 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 798 (3.15%) Firewall
2 420 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 379 (1.49%) DNS
4 364 (1.44%) WAN
5 321 (1.27%) Internet
6 319 (1.26%) LAN
7 303 (1.20%) VPN
8 282 (1.11%) Skype
9 273 (1.08%) Network Security
10 263 (1.04%) SAN
11 248 (0.98%) DHCP
12 218 (0.86%) BGP
13 217 (0.86%) MPLS
14 206 (0.81%) OSPF
15 199 (0.78%) HTTP
16 191 (0.75%) Wireless
17 176 (0.69%) VoIP
18 162 (0.64%) Unified Communications
19 151 (0.60%) Intranet
20 149 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3079 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 965 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 950 (3.75%) Big Data
4 949 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 788 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 783 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 751 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 606 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 566 (2.23%) MySQL
10 554 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 520 (2.05%) Blockchain
12 425 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 403 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 375 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 359 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
16 356 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
17 348 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 301 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
19 296 (1.17%) Power BI
20 270 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1143 (4.51%) JIRA
2 930 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 818 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 767 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 690 (2.72%) Maven
6 515 (2.03%) Selenium
6 515 (2.03%) Subversion
7 433 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 431 (1.70%) JUnit
9 363 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 359 (1.42%) Cucumber
11 267 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 253 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 221 (0.87%) NUnit
14 193 (0.76%) Gradle
15 184 (0.73%) Hudson
16 183 (0.72%) WebDriver
17 182 (0.72%) MSBuild
18 173 (0.68%) MSTest
19 158 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10725 (42.30%) Banking
2 6868 (27.09%) Investment Banking
3 5811 (22.92%) Retail Banking
4 2230 (8.80%) Front Office
5 1354 (5.34%) Marketing
6 1199 (4.73%) Financial Institution
7 1132 (4.46%) Retail
8 1076 (4.24%) Legal
9 889 (3.51%) Telecoms
10 617 (2.43%) Back Office
11 553 (2.18%) Manufacturing
12 487 (1.92%) Advertising
13 409 (1.61%) Electronics
14 404 (1.59%) Law
15 259 (1.02%) Games
16 191 (0.75%) Publishing
17 145 (0.57%) Private Banking
18 140 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
19 138 (0.54%) German Language
20 103 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6761 (26.67%) Developer
2 4500 (17.75%) Analyst
3 2099 (8.28%) Java Developer
4 2011 (7.93%) Business Analyst
5 1408 (5.55%) Consultant
6 1406 (5.55%) Senior Developer
7 1233 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 1213 (4.78%) Architect
9 1047 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 1013 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 805 (3.18%) Financial Analyst
12 788 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 783 (3.09%) Support Analyst
14 687 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 594 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 568 (2.24%) IT Analyst
17 558 (2.20%) IT Manager
18 557 (2.20%) SQL Developer
19 554 (2.19%) Applications Support
20 538 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2903 (11.45%) .NET
2 1855 (7.32%) HTML
3 1456 (5.74%) AngularJS
4 1393 (5.49%) CSS
5 1101 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 1072 (4.23%) Web Services
7 1035 (4.08%) Spring
8 953 (3.76%) REST
9 832 (3.28%) HTML5
10 778 (3.07%) XML
11 731 (2.88%) RESTful
12 644 (2.54%) React
13 636 (2.51%) Node.js
14 614 (2.42%) jQuery
15 599 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 566 (2.23%) WPF
17 564 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
18 546 (2.15%) WCF
19 535 (2.11%) .NET Framework
20 479 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4258 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1989 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 1854 (7.31%) Fintech
4 1671 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1528 (6.03%) Derivative
6 1277 (5.04%) Equities
7 1213 (4.78%) User Experience
8 1080 (4.26%) Fixed Income
9 1008 (3.98%) Management Information System
10 866 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
11 789 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
12 748 (2.95%) Hedge funds
13 619 (2.44%) Algorithms
14 534 (2.11%) Data Centre
15 467 (1.84%) Data Structures
16 442 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
17 438 (1.73%) Credit Risk
18 424 (1.67%) Reference Data
19 328 (1.29%) Client/Server
20 301 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3029 (11.95%) Windows
2 2792 (11.01%) Linux
3 2249 (8.87%) Unix
4 1016 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 532 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 422 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 419 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 415 (1.64%) Android
9 341 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 334 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 294 (1.16%) Windows 10
12 246 (0.97%) Solaris
13 148 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 104 (0.41%) CentOS
15 81 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 72 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 69 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (0.13%) AIX
19 32 (0.13%) Debian
20 23 (0.091%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7523 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6538 (25.79%) Asset Management
3 6029 (23.78%) Wealth Management
4 3190 (12.58%) Project Management
5 2912 (11.49%) SDLC
6 2543 (10.03%) Scrum
7 2159 (8.52%) Analytics
8 1915 (7.55%) DevOps
9 1907 (7.52%) Business Analysis
10 1877 (7.40%) TDD
11 1777 (7.01%) Software Engineering
12 1738 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 1719 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
14 1679 (6.62%) Test Automation
15 1675 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
16 1566 (6.18%) OO
17 1525 (6.01%) ITIL
18 1421 (5.60%) Risk Management
19 1401 (5.53%) Multithreading
20 1305 (5.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5558 (21.92%) Java
2 5485 (21.63%) SQL
3 3394 (13.39%) C#
4 2737 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 2268 (8.95%) Python
6 1303 (5.14%) C++
7 1013 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 656 (2.59%) Perl
9 649 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 604 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 592 (2.33%) Scala
12 588 (2.32%) R
13 507 (2.00%) C
14 447 (1.76%) PL/SQL
15 436 (1.72%) Ruby
16 428 (1.69%) VBA
17 418 (1.65%) Bash Shell
18 417 (1.64%) PHP
19 279 (1.10%) VB
20 210 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4022 (15.86%) Degree
2 963 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 526 (2.07%) CISSP
4 403 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 387 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 354 (1.40%) CISM
7 308 (1.21%) Master's Degree
8 264 (1.04%) CCNP
9 255 (1.01%) CISA
10 246 (0.97%) PMI Certification
11 244 (0.96%) MCSE
12 227 (0.90%) ISEB
13 209 (0.82%) PhD
14 178 (0.70%) PMP
15 171 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
16 169 (0.67%) CCIE
17 166 (0.65%) CCNA
18 157 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 157 (0.62%) Security Cleared
19 142 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1766 (6.97%) QA
2 437 (1.72%) PMO
3 318 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 315 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 300 (1.18%) SLA
6 297 (1.17%) GDPR
7 248 (0.98%) MiFID
8 189 (0.75%) PCI DSS
9 135 (0.53%) COBIT
10 126 (0.50%) Basel III
11 122 (0.48%) EMIR
12 111 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 94 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
14 54 (0.21%) ISO 20022
15 50 (0.20%) IFRS
15 50 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 49 (0.19%) SEPA
17 43 (0.17%) Solvency II
18 32 (0.13%) IFRS 9
18 32 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 1274 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 674 (2.66%) Docker
3 506 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 266 (1.05%) XenApp
5 217 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 146 (0.58%) vSphere
7 139 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 109 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 96 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 95 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 67 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 67 (0.26%) XenServer
12 53 (0.21%) HDFS
13 42 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 35 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 30 (0.12%) DFS Replication
16 18 (0.071%) NFS
17 17 (0.067%) Postfix
18 16 (0.063%) Firmware
19 15 (0.059%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 548 (2.16%) Puppet
2 545 (2.15%) Ansible
3 451 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 400 (1.58%) SCCM
5 352 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 148 (0.58%) Terraform
7 139 (0.55%) Nagios
8 127 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 125 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 119 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
11 74 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
12 73 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
13 62 (0.24%) Control-M
14 61 (0.24%) PowerBroker
15 58 (0.23%) SCOM
16 57 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
17 54 (0.21%) Nessus
18 40 (0.16%) Mesos
19 38 (0.15%) Backup Exec
20 37 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3439 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 2669 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1203 (4.74%) SAP
4 933 (3.68%) VMware
5 753 (2.97%) Cisco
6 640 (2.52%) Citrix
7 547 (2.16%) Tableau
8 540 (2.13%) Sybase
9 478 (1.89%) Murex
10 392 (1.55%) Google
11 382 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 373 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
13 311 (1.23%) HP
14 308 (1.21%) IBM
15 276 (1.09%) Bloomberg
16 273 (1.08%) Splunk
17 243 (0.96%) ION Trading
18 230 (0.91%) CheckPoint
19 225 (0.89%) ServiceNow
20 210 (0.83%) Apple