Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 15,521 21,055 22,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 29.42% 31.29%
As % of the General category 56.47% 59.40% 60.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12,392 15,960 16,647
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £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 27,484 35,447 38,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.13% 49.52% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21,755 27,359 29,126
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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 -1 3,911 £67,500 +3.85% 710
South London -1 322 £52,500 +16.67% 44
West London 0 283 £52,500 -4.55% 129
East London 0 129 £62,500 +8.70% 90
North London -9 21 £54,500 -9.17% 11
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 5,204 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3,882 (25.01%) SQL
3 3,565 (22.97%) Banking
4 3,150 (20.30%) Java
5 2,611 (16.82%) C#
6 2,399 (15.46%) Python
7 2,207 (14.22%) Degree
8 2,174 (14.01%) Microsoft
9 2,115 (13.63%) Fintech
10 2,076 (13.38%) .NET
11 2,067 (13.32%) SQL Server
12 1,981 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
13 1,880 (12.11%) JavaScript
14 1,816 (11.70%) DevOps
15 1,769 (11.40%) Windows
16 1,757 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,627 (10.48%) Software Engineering
18 1,552 (10.00%) Linux
19 1,549 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
20 1,506 (9.70%) Project Management
21 1,448 (9.33%) Scrum
22 1,399 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
23 1,368 (8.81%) Analytics
24 1,343 (8.65%) Oracle
25 1,341 (8.64%) Asset Management
26 1,262 (8.13%) AngularJS
27 1,253 (8.07%) Computer Science
28 1,232 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
29 1,204 (7.76%) Docker
30 1,139 (7.34%) Microservices

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
1 418 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 336 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 284 (1.83%) Confluence
4 209 (1.35%) Apache
5 177 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 176 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 173 (1.11%) IIS
8 153 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 137 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 123 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 110 (0.71%) SAS
12 101 (0.65%) CMS
13 82 (0.53%) Skype for Business
14 67 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 58 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 52 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 44 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
18 37 (0.24%) nginx
19 34 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
19 34 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 565 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 554 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 183 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 115 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 98 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 68 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 60 (0.39%) Sketch
8 46 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 43 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 37 (0.24%) InVision
11 25 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 25 (0.16%) SPSS
12 11 (0.071%) Figma
13 10 (0.064%) Chatbot
13 10 (0.064%) Marvel
14 7 (0.045%) Adobe XD
15 6 (0.039%) RoboHelp
15 6 (0.039%) Zeplin
16 5 (0.032%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.032%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 209 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 135 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 106 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 104 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 103 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 95 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 94 (0.61%) Front Arena
8 84 (0.54%) NetSuite
9 83 (0.53%) SAP FI
10 81 (0.52%) SAP CO
10 81 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
11 77 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 58 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 52 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
14 44 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
14 44 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
15 39 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
15 39 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
16 34 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
16 34 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,981 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1,757 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 681 (4.39%) Office 365
4 561 (3.61%) Power Platform
5 451 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 423 (2.73%) SaaS
7 237 (1.53%) Serverless
8 233 (1.50%) GitHub
9 208 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
10 191 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
11 177 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 173 (1.11%) PaaS
13 164 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
14 156 (1.01%) IaaS
15 136 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
16 110 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
17 107 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
18 94 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
19 92 (0.59%) OpenShift
20 87 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 422 (2.72%) Firewall
2 368 (2.37%) DNS
3 260 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 246 (1.58%) WAN
5 225 (1.45%) LAN
6 191 (1.23%) DHCP
7 178 (1.15%) Internet
8 154 (0.99%) VPN
9 153 (0.99%) Network Security
10 139 (0.90%) SAN
11 108 (0.70%) HTTP
11 108 (0.70%) Wireless
12 89 (0.57%) Skype
13 88 (0.57%) VoIP
14 77 (0.50%) BGP
15 70 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 70 (0.45%) Intranet
16 66 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
17 64 (0.41%) OSPF
18 62 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,067 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 702 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 701 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 663 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 623 (4.01%) Big Data
6 532 (3.43%) Power BI
7 500 (3.22%) MySQL
8 495 (3.19%) Relational Database
9 494 (3.18%) NoSQL
10 455 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 322 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 290 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
13 265 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
14 224 (1.44%) MongoDB
15 201 (1.30%) Blockchain
16 199 (1.28%) Data Lake
17 194 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
18 171 (1.10%) RDBMS
19 144 (0.93%) Oracle Database
20 129 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 845 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 757 (4.88%) JIRA
3 733 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 422 (2.72%) Selenium
5 299 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 293 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 258 (1.66%) TeamCity
8 256 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 221 (1.42%) Maven
10 161 (1.04%) SpecFlow
11 155 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 153 (0.99%) Bitbucket
13 142 (0.91%) GitLab
13 142 (0.91%) NUnit
14 135 (0.87%) JUnit
15 133 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 130 (0.84%) Subversion
17 128 (0.82%) SoapUI
18 112 (0.72%) JMeter
18 112 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 3,565 (22.97%) Banking
2 1,132 (7.29%) Front Office
3 828 (5.33%) Retail
4 692 (4.46%) Marketing
5 669 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 512 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 469 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 374 (2.41%) Legal
9 345 (2.22%) Back Office
10 275 (1.77%) Advertising
11 269 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 196 (1.26%) Law
13 151 (0.97%) Games
14 142 (0.91%) French Language
15 133 (0.86%) German Language
16 118 (0.76%) Retail Banking
17 102 (0.66%) Electronics
18 99 (0.64%) Billing
19 97 (0.62%) Spanish Language
20 89 (0.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4,177 (26.91%) Developer
2 2,310 (14.88%) Analyst
3 1,104 (7.11%) Java Developer
4 1,002 (6.46%) Consultant
5 982 (6.33%) Architect
6 874 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 801 (5.16%) Business Analyst
8 728 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 719 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 639 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 489 (3.15%) Support Analyst
12 479 (3.09%) Applications Support
13 478 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
14 473 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 467 (3.01%) SQL Developer
16 451 (2.91%) Software Engineer
17 387 (2.49%) Financial Analyst
18 341 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
19 317 (2.04%) Service Analyst
20 306 (1.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,076 (13.38%) .NET
2 1,262 (8.13%) AngularJS
3 1,027 (6.62%) HTML
4 935 (6.02%) CSS
5 920 (5.93%) React
6 916 (5.90%) Web Services
7 798 (5.14%) ASP.NET
8 551 (3.55%) XML
9 537 (3.46%) Node.js
10 525 (3.38%) RESTful
11 522 (3.36%) REST
12 512 (3.30%) Spring
13 496 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 419 (2.70%) HTML5
15 411 (2.65%) .NET Framework
16 341 (2.20%) Kafka
17 338 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 329 (2.12%) jQuery
19 327 (2.11%) .NET Core
20 304 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1,399 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 826 (5.32%) Derivative
3 807 (5.20%) Hedge funds
4 784 (5.05%) Fixed Income
5 783 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
6 679 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 650 (4.19%) User Experience
8 647 (4.17%) Equities
9 510 (3.29%) Management Information System
10 366 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
11 331 (2.13%) Algorithms
12 319 (2.06%) Mobile App
13 300 (1.93%) Data Centre
14 244 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 244 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
15 195 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 161 (1.04%) Public Cloud
16 161 (1.04%) Reinsurance
17 146 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
18 137 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,769 (11.40%) Windows
2 1,552 (10.00%) Linux
3 822 (5.30%) Unix
4 552 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 306 (1.97%) Windows 10
6 250 (1.61%) Android
7 218 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 205 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 194 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 159 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 121 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 73 (0.47%) Ubuntu
13 56 (0.36%) CentOS
14 33 (0.21%) Solaris
15 30 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 28 (0.18%) AIX
16 28 (0.18%) Mesosphere
17 27 (0.17%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.15%) Windows 8
19 22 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,204 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2,115 (13.63%) Fintech
3 1,816 (11.70%) DevOps
4 1,627 (10.48%) Software Engineering
5 1,549 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
6 1,506 (9.70%) Project Management
7 1,448 (9.33%) Scrum
8 1,368 (8.81%) Analytics
9 1,341 (8.64%) Asset Management
10 1,253 (8.07%) Computer Science
11 1,232 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 1,139 (7.34%) Microservices
13 1,076 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
14 1,062 (6.84%) TDD
15 1,018 (6.56%) Test Automation
16 990 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
17 948 (6.11%) SDLC
18 852 (5.49%) Mentoring
19 843 (5.43%) Investment Management
20 826 (5.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3,882 (25.01%) SQL
2 3,150 (20.30%) Java
3 2,611 (16.82%) C#
4 2,399 (15.46%) Python
5 1,880 (12.11%) JavaScript
6 811 (5.23%) C++
7 726 (4.68%) PowerShell
8 636 (4.10%) T-SQL
9 486 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 392 (2.53%) R
11 326 (2.10%) C
12 324 (2.09%) Java 8
13 309 (1.99%) VBA
14 308 (1.98%) Scala
15 287 (1.85%) Ruby
16 257 (1.66%) PHP
17 240 (1.55%) Perl
18 208 (1.34%) TypeScript
19 203 (1.31%) PL/SQL
20 184 (1.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,207 (14.22%) Degree
2 534 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 250 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 212 (1.37%) CISSP
4 212 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 193 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 170 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 157 (1.01%) CISA
8 139 (0.90%) ISEB
9 138 (0.89%) PMP
10 137 (0.88%) CISM
11 136 (0.88%) CCNA
12 134 (0.86%) PhD
13 120 (0.77%) CCNP
14 103 (0.66%) ISTQB
15 100 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 99 (0.64%) ACCA
16 99 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 99 (0.64%) MCSE
17 92 (0.59%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 952 (6.13%) QA
2 248 (1.60%) PMO
3 216 (1.39%) SLA
4 189 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 158 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 153 (0.99%) GDPR
7 80 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 74 (0.48%) MiFID
9 65 (0.42%) NIST
10 64 (0.41%) COBIT
11 61 (0.39%) Solvency II
12 46 (0.30%) EMIR
13 35 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
14 34 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 32 (0.21%) PSD2
16 31 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
17 30 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
18 26 (0.17%) IFRS
19 22 (0.14%) SSAE 16
20 19 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 1,204 (7.76%) Docker
2 816 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 320 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 174 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 112 (0.72%) XenApp
6 61 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 58 (0.37%) vSphere
8 43 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 30 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 30 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 21 (0.14%) NFS
12 21 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 20 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 17 (0.11%) HDFS
14 17 (0.11%) KVM
15 16 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
16 14 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 690 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 653 (4.21%) Ansible
3 464 (2.99%) Terraform
4 351 (2.26%) Puppet
5 294 (1.89%) SCCM
6 287 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 76 (0.49%) Nessus
8 73 (0.47%) Prometheus
9 70 (0.45%) Nagios
10 57 (0.37%) Grafana
11 53 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
12 48 (0.31%) Mesos
13 45 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
13 45 (0.29%) SCOM
14 41 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
15 39 (0.25%) Control-M
16 38 (0.24%) Consul
16 38 (0.24%) Packer
17 36 (0.23%) Automic
18 34 (0.22%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2,174 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 1,343 (8.65%) Oracle
3 623 (4.01%) SAP
4 505 (3.25%) VMware
5 440 (2.83%) Google
6 409 (2.64%) Cisco
7 343 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 329 (2.12%) Citrix
9 290 (1.87%) Tableau
10 288 (1.86%) Bloomberg
11 271 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 246 (1.58%) Reuters
13 195 (1.26%) Splunk
14 193 (1.24%) IBM
15 141 (0.91%) Charles River
16 136 (0.88%) Informatica
17 130 (0.84%) Adobe
18 127 (0.82%) CheckPoint
18 127 (0.82%) HP
19 120 (0.77%) SimCorp