Period
to

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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 20,704 9,335 11,061
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 29.44% 27.12% 28.32%
As % of the General category 43.17% 44.67% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10,219 7,267 8,838
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,703 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £115,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 47,958 20,897 23,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 68.18% 60.71% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22,658 15,468 18,851
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £37,348
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +5.47%
75th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -1 2,236 £75,000 - 448
South London +7 467 £50,000 -13.04% 19
West London -2 365 £77,500 +34.78% 54
East London +7 278 £77,500 +72.22% 79
North London -4 46 - - 3
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 8,857 (42.78%) Agile
2 5,621 (27.15%) AWS
3 5,116 (24.71%) Social Skills
4 4,958 (23.95%) Python
5 4,776 (23.07%) SQL
6 4,612 (22.28%) Java
7 4,456 (21.52%) Azure
8 4,356 (21.04%) Software Engineering
9 3,813 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 3,806 (18.38%) Banking
11 3,654 (17.65%) DevOps
12 3,624 (17.50%) CI/CD
13 3,244 (15.67%) Fintech
14 3,219 (15.55%) React
15 3,075 (14.85%) Analytics
16 3,066 (14.81%) Microservices
17 2,971 (14.35%) Kubernetes
18 2,913 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
19 2,912 (14.06%) Docker
20 2,794 (13.49%) GCP
21 2,586 (12.49%) Mentoring
22 2,580 (12.46%) Git (software)
23 2,574 (12.43%) C#
24 2,396 (11.57%) Test Automation
24 2,396 (11.57%) Degree
25 2,344 (11.32%) TDD
26 2,283 (11.03%) Microsoft
27 2,255 (10.89%) TypeScript
28 2,246 (10.85%) .NET
29 2,228 (10.76%) 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
1 566 (2.73%) Confluence
2 526 (2.54%) Apache Spark
3 410 (1.98%) Apache
4 360 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 283 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 273 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
7 242 (1.17%) CMS
8 217 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 197 (0.95%) IIS
10 179 (0.86%) SAS
11 139 (0.67%) JBoss
12 73 (0.35%) MS Exchange
13 67 (0.32%) nginx
14 60 (0.29%) Ethereum
15 54 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
16 52 (0.25%) Jupyter
17 46 (0.22%) WordPress
18 43 (0.21%) Apache Pulsar
18 43 (0.21%) WebSphere
19 42 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 804 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 471 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 367 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 280 (1.35%) Sketch
5 179 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 132 (0.64%) InVision
6 132 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 125 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 66 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 64 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 49 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 43 (0.21%) Adobe XD
12 33 (0.16%) Marvel
12 33 (0.16%) Zeplin
13 28 (0.14%) InDesign
14 19 (0.092%) Chatbot
15 17 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
16 15 (0.072%) SPSS
17 11 (0.053%) Stata
18 5 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 155 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
3 73 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 68 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 67 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 65 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 52 (0.25%) R3 Corda
8 41 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
9 38 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 29 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 29 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 28 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 27 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
13 24 (0.12%) Shopify
13 24 (0.12%) Workday HCM
14 23 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
15 22 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
16 21 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
17 19 (0.092%) thinkFolio
18 18 (0.087%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,621 (27.15%) AWS
2 4,456 (21.52%) Azure
3 2,794 (13.49%) GCP
4 1,558 (7.53%) Serverless
5 1,148 (5.54%) SaaS
6 802 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
7 736 (3.55%) Power Platform
8 604 (2.92%) Microsoft 365
9 569 (2.75%) GitHub
10 554 (2.68%) Amazon S3
11 493 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
12 474 (2.29%) PaaS
13 454 (2.19%) OpenShift
14 413 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
15 364 (1.76%) Figma
16 314 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
17 306 (1.48%) Cloud Functions
18 304 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
19 275 (1.33%) IaaS
20 251 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 452 (2.18%) Internet
2 443 (2.14%) Firewall
3 439 (2.12%) HTTP
4 238 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 232 (1.12%) DNS
6 226 (1.09%) Network Security
7 174 (0.84%) WAN
8 156 (0.75%) VPN
9 137 (0.66%) LAN
10 123 (0.59%) DHCP
11 101 (0.49%) Broadband
12 89 (0.43%) VoIP
13 84 (0.41%) Wireless
14 82 (0.40%) SSL
15 81 (0.39%) BGP
16 68 (0.33%) Skype
17 65 (0.31%) SAN
18 58 (0.28%) Multicast
19 53 (0.26%) NAS
20 52 (0.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,512 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
2 1,474 (7.12%) NoSQL
3 1,439 (6.95%) SQL Server
4 1,080 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 783 (3.78%) MySQL
6 749 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 739 (3.57%) Big Data
8 718 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 648 (3.13%) Power BI
10 468 (2.26%) Tableau
11 385 (1.86%) Data Lake
12 322 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 313 (1.51%) BigQuery
14 299 (1.44%) Redis
14 299 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 294 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
16 288 (1.39%) Hadoop
17 280 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
18 279 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 252 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2,580 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 1,562 (7.54%) Jenkins
3 1,342 (6.48%) JIRA
4 631 (3.05%) Maven
5 604 (2.92%) Selenium
6 520 (2.51%) Gradle
7 478 (2.31%) GitLab
8 435 (2.10%) Cypress.io
9 331 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 308 (1.49%) JUnit
11 288 (1.39%) Mockito
12 278 (1.34%) TeamCity
13 277 (1.34%) Subversion
14 268 (1.29%) webpack
15 254 (1.23%) CircleCI
16 223 (1.08%) Postman
17 196 (0.95%) SonarQube
18 181 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 175 (0.85%) Bitbucket
20 166 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5,116 (24.71%) Social Skills
2 3,806 (18.38%) Banking
3 2,228 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1,729 (8.35%) Marketing
5 1,682 (8.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,349 (6.52%) Retail
7 1,084 (5.24%) Front Office
8 980 (4.73%) Financial Institution
9 943 (4.55%) Manufacturing
10 883 (4.26%) Games
11 806 (3.89%) Legal
12 730 (3.53%) Public Sector
13 610 (2.95%) Telecoms
14 609 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
15 442 (2.13%) Law
16 406 (1.96%) Advertising
17 384 (1.85%) Investment Banking
18 377 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
19 302 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
20 300 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4,559 (22.02%) Developer
2 2,428 (11.73%) Software Engineer
3 2,310 (11.16%) Analyst
4 1,084 (5.24%) Architect
5 1,081 (5.22%) Senior Developer
6 897 (4.33%) Java Developer
7 799 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 733 (3.54%) Java Engineer
9 730 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
10 719 (3.47%) Business Analyst
11 681 (3.29%) Project Manager
12 668 (3.23%) Consultant
13 660 (3.19%) Data Engineer
14 600 (2.90%) Product Manager
15 586 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
16 552 (2.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 508 (2.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 507 (2.45%) Senior Manager
19 482 (2.33%) .NET Developer
20 472 (2.28%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,219 (15.55%) React
2 2,246 (10.85%) .NET
3 1,799 (8.69%) Node.js
4 1,580 (7.63%) HTML
5 1,542 (7.45%) CSS
6 1,460 (7.05%) Kafka
7 1,443 (6.97%) REST
8 1,228 (5.93%) AngularJS
9 1,162 (5.61%) RESTful
10 1,099 (5.31%) Spring
11 983 (4.75%) .NET Core
12 700 (3.38%) GraphQL
13 688 (3.32%) Spring Boot
14 680 (3.28%) ASP.NET
15 642 (3.10%) JSON
16 628 (3.03%) HTML5
17 543 (2.62%) Web Services
18 535 (2.58%) Vue.js
19 528 (2.55%) Redux
20 485 (2.34%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2,002 (9.67%) User Experience
2 932 (4.50%) Derivative
3 912 (4.40%) Hedge funds
4 890 (4.30%) Equities
5 885 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 843 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 828 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
8 791 (3.82%) Fixed Income
9 784 (3.79%) Mobile App
10 721 (3.48%) Cloud Native
11 632 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
12 621 (3.00%) Management Information System
13 609 (2.94%) Life Science
14 530 (2.56%) Data Structures
15 465 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
16 455 (2.20%) Public Cloud
17 429 (2.07%) Blockchain
18 386 (1.86%) Virtual Team
19 357 (1.72%) Blog
20 340 (1.64%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1,652 (7.98%) Linux
2 1,267 (6.12%) Windows
3 681 (3.29%) Unix
4 460 (2.22%) Android
5 413 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 345 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 198 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 116 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 70 (0.34%) CentOS
11 65 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 64 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
13 59 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 49 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.16%) Solaris
16 32 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
19 21 (0.10%) Kali Linux
20 17 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,857 (42.78%) Agile
2 4,356 (21.04%) Software Engineering
3 3,654 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3,624 (17.50%) CI/CD
5 3,244 (15.67%) Fintech
6 3,075 (14.85%) Analytics
7 3,066 (14.81%) Microservices
8 2,913 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
9 2,586 (12.49%) Mentoring
10 2,396 (11.57%) Test Automation
11 2,344 (11.32%) TDD
12 2,215 (10.70%) Scrum
13 2,019 (9.75%) Coaching
14 1,950 (9.42%) Full Stack Development
15 1,605 (7.75%) Project Management
16 1,602 (7.74%) SDLC
17 1,595 (7.70%) Asset Management
17 1,595 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,544 (7.46%) Computer Science
19 1,447 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4,958 (23.95%) Python
2 4,776 (23.07%) SQL
3 4,612 (22.28%) Java
4 3,813 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 2,574 (12.43%) C#
6 2,255 (10.89%) TypeScript
7 818 (3.95%) C++
8 810 (3.91%) Go
9 768 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 644 (3.11%) Kotlin
11 630 (3.04%) Bash
12 505 (2.44%) Ruby
13 490 (2.37%) C
14 458 (2.21%) Scala
15 406 (1.96%) PHP
16 375 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 355 (1.71%) R
18 341 (1.65%) ES6
19 301 (1.45%) T-SQL
20 249 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2,396 (11.57%) Degree
2 811 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 285 (1.38%) CISSP
4 232 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 221 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 206 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 196 (0.95%) CISM
8 145 (0.70%) AWS Certification
9 140 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 128 (0.62%) CISA
11 119 (0.57%) PhD
12 118 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 117 (0.57%) SC Cleared
14 113 (0.55%) PMP
15 98 (0.47%) CRISC
16 80 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 73 (0.35%) ISEB
18 66 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 61 (0.29%) GIAC
20 58 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,887 (9.11%) QA
2 430 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 331 (1.60%) GDPR
4 329 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 294 (1.42%) PMO
6 290 (1.40%) Accessibility
7 254 (1.23%) SLA
8 247 (1.19%) NIST
9 110 (0.53%) MiFID
10 97 (0.47%) PCI DSS
11 91 (0.44%) GRC
12 89 (0.43%) IFRS
13 82 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
14 65 (0.31%) EMIR
15 60 (0.29%) COBIT
16 58 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 56 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 56 (0.27%) SOC 2
18 52 (0.25%) IFRS 9
19 42 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,912 (14.06%) Docker
2 572 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 228 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 129 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 64 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 56 (0.27%) XenApp
8 51 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 44 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 36 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 36 (0.17%) vSphere
11 35 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.087%) Firmware
13 17 (0.082%) ISA Server
13 17 (0.082%) XenDesktop
14 14 (0.068%) ProxySG
15 13 (0.063%) LXC
16 11 (0.053%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 11 (0.053%) KVM
17 10 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,971 (14.35%) Kubernetes
2 1,976 (9.54%) Terraform
3 852 (4.12%) Ansible
4 322 (1.56%) Puppet
5 269 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 254 (1.23%) Grafana
7 219 (1.06%) Prometheus
8 106 (0.51%) Istio
9 96 (0.46%) SCCM
10 64 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 61 (0.29%) Kibana
12 58 (0.28%) HAProxy
13 50 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
14 45 (0.22%) Fortio
14 45 (0.22%) Kiali
14 45 (0.22%) Oozie
15 43 (0.21%) logstash
16 42 (0.20%) ZABBIX
17 40 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
17 40 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,283 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 1,691 (8.17%) Google
3 813 (3.93%) Oracle
4 461 (2.23%) SAP
5 381 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 330 (1.59%) VMware
7 310 (1.50%) Splunk
8 298 (1.44%) Apple
9 292 (1.41%) Adobe
10 273 (1.32%) Cisco
11 230 (1.11%) Bloomberg
12 205 (0.99%) Databricks
13 190 (0.92%) Citrix
14 188 (0.91%) Red Hat
15 181 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 175 (0.85%) Samsung
17 154 (0.74%) Atlassian
18 140 (0.68%) IBM
19 107 (0.52%) LexisNexis
20 99 (0.48%) Reuters