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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11566 11050 13293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.40% 28.00% 29.65%
As % of the General category 61.41% 54.07% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8281 9312 11282
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 18835 20435 24488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 51.13% 51.78% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14208 17527 20145
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1868 £60,000 - 371
Canary Wharf -1 49 £70,000 +21.73%
Bromley +1 37 £67,500 - 3
West End of London +7 34 £50,000 -28.57% 34
Croydon +6 28 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Westminster +5 23 £90,000 +50.00% 1
Wimbledon -4 20 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -6 20 £48,750 +8.33% 12
Uxbridge -10 17 £70,000 +59.09% 5
Romford +9 14 £50,000 +127.27%
Mayfair +4 11 £85,000 +21.42%
Paddington +3 11 £55,000 -
Mitcham - 9 £50,000 -
Brentford -7 8 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Feltham +8 7 £52,500 +50.00%
Hammersmith -21 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Docklands, London -7 6 £57,500 +18.55%
Teddington - 6 - -
Beckenham +2 5 £70,000 +52.17%
Barnet -2 4 £47,500 -32.14% 1
New Malden -7 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Sidcup - 4 - -
Hillingdon - 4 £46,250 -
Hayes +3 2 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Surbiton -5 2 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Greenwich - 2 £50,000 -
Ruislip - 2 £60,000 -
Harrow +4 1 £47,500 -19.14%
Chessington 0 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Coulsdon 0 1 £87,500 +75.00%
Southwark -5 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Wembley -10 1 £52,500 +9.37%
Twickenham -15 1 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Chiswick -16 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6766 (31.87%) Banking
2 5942 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 5105 (24.05%) SQL
4 4048 (19.07%) Java
5 3261 (15.36%) SQL Server
6 3236 (15.24%) C#
7 3232 (15.23%) Degree
8 2959 (13.94%) Investment Banking
9 2857 (13.46%) Microsoft
10 2851 (13.43%) .NET
11 2683 (12.64%) Retail
12 2626 (12.37%) JavaScript
13 2609 (12.29%) Windows
14 2463 (11.60%) Linux
15 2441 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
16 2414 (11.37%) Asset Management
17 2207 (10.40%) Oracle
18 2098 (9.88%) Project Management
19 2018 (9.51%) Analytics
20 1986 (9.36%) Scrum
21 1947 (9.17%) Python
22 1908 (8.99%) Wealth Management
23 1809 (8.52%) Fintech
24 1769 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
25 1750 (8.24%) HTML
26 1674 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
27 1609 (7.58%) Computer Science
28 1608 (7.58%) Retail Banking
29 1598 (7.53%) TDD
30 1492 (7.03%) Unix

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
1 642 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 475 (2.24%) MS Exchange
3 327 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 323 (1.52%) Apache
5 316 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 298 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 288 (1.36%) SAS
8 271 (1.28%) Confluence
9 270 (1.27%) IIS
10 239 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 229 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 211 (0.99%) JBoss
13 207 (0.98%) CMS
14 180 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 167 (0.79%) Skype for Business
16 144 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
17 141 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 127 (0.60%) WebLogic
19 123 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 105 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1139 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 741 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 382 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 227 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 197 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 110 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 88 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 62 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 53 (0.25%) SPSS
10 31 (0.15%) InVision
11 28 (0.13%) Stata
12 19 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (0.061%) EViews
14 10 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (0.042%) HipChat
16 7 (0.033%) AutoCAD
16 7 (0.033%) Campfire
17 4 (0.019%) InfoPath
18 3 (0.014%) GIMP
18 3 (0.014%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 298 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 275 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 164 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 125 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 120 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 111 (0.52%) SAP CO
6 111 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 101 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 94 (0.44%) Actimize
9 83 (0.39%) SAP BPC
10 73 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 69 (0.33%) NetSuite
12 67 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
13 60 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 58 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
15 57 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
16 54 (0.25%) HFM
17 51 (0.24%) Markit EDM
17 51 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
18 49 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1015 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 824 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 474 (2.23%) SaaS
4 328 (1.55%) Office 365
5 225 (1.06%) GitHub
6 178 (0.84%) IaaS
7 155 (0.73%) PaaS
8 122 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 81 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 68 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 52 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 50 (0.24%) FinancialForce.com
13 48 (0.23%) Force.com
14 43 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
14 43 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
15 39 (0.18%) Amazon S3
16 38 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 35 (0.16%) G Suite
18 32 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
19 29 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 727 (3.42%) Firewall
2 456 (2.15%) WAN
3 400 (1.88%) LAN
4 389 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 384 (1.81%) VPN
6 362 (1.71%) Internet
7 354 (1.67%) DNS
8 287 (1.35%) SAN
9 250 (1.18%) VoIP
10 243 (1.14%) Network Security
11 227 (1.07%) DHCP
12 172 (0.81%) BGP
13 162 (0.76%) MPLS
13 162 (0.76%) Skype
14 161 (0.76%) Wireless
15 157 (0.74%) Intranet
16 146 (0.69%) HTTP
17 137 (0.65%) Multicast
18 133 (0.63%) OSPF
19 126 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3261 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 830 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 809 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 806 (3.80%) Big Data
4 806 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
5 654 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 621 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 467 (2.20%) MySQL
8 458 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 430 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 427 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 355 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 303 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 301 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 283 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
15 279 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 249 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
17 245 (1.15%) Blockchain
18 233 (1.10%) Power BI
19 217 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 831 (3.91%) JIRA
2 665 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 620 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 492 (2.32%) Maven
5 477 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 475 (2.24%) Selenium
7 424 (2.00%) Subversion
8 395 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 357 (1.68%) JUnit
10 271 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 224 (1.06%) NUnit
12 194 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 178 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 165 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 164 (0.77%) Gradle
16 144 (0.68%) Eclipse
17 143 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
18 140 (0.66%) Ant
19 139 (0.65%) Hudson
20 137 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 6766 (31.87%) Banking
2 2959 (13.94%) Investment Banking
3 2683 (12.64%) Retail
4 1608 (7.58%) Retail Banking
5 1370 (6.45%) Front Office
6 1279 (6.03%) Marketing
7 1087 (5.12%) Financial Institution
8 974 (4.59%) Telecoms
9 970 (4.57%) Legal
10 599 (2.82%) Back Office
11 478 (2.25%) Manufacturing
12 445 (2.10%) Law
13 349 (1.64%) Advertising
14 335 (1.58%) Electronics
15 241 (1.14%) Games
16 190 (0.90%) Billing
17 146 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
18 135 (0.64%) Private Banking
19 131 (0.62%) Publishing
20 112 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6212 (29.26%) Developer
2 3824 (18.01%) Analyst
3 1726 (8.13%) Java Developer
4 1480 (6.97%) C# Developer
5 1333 (6.28%) Business Analyst
6 1291 (6.08%) Consultant
7 1143 (5.38%) Architect
8 1111 (5.23%) Senior Developer
9 1031 (4.86%) .NET Developer
10 895 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 726 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
12 694 (3.27%) Support Analyst
13 689 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 614 (2.89%) SQL Developer
15 493 (2.32%) Applications Support
15 493 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
16 492 (2.32%) Junior
17 480 (2.26%) IT Manager
18 450 (2.12%) Senior Manager
19 444 (2.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2851 (13.43%) .NET
2 1750 (8.24%) HTML
3 1398 (6.59%) CSS
4 1368 (6.44%) AngularJS
5 1061 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 917 (4.32%) XML
7 841 (3.96%) Web Services
8 754 (3.55%) HTML5
9 686 (3.23%) Spring
10 649 (3.06%) WCF
11 616 (2.90%) WPF
12 609 (2.87%) React
13 595 (2.80%) jQuery
14 593 (2.79%) REST
15 556 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
16 539 (2.54%) Node.js
17 517 (2.44%) .NET Framework
18 457 (2.15%) RESTful
19 453 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
20 401 (1.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2441 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1809 (8.52%) Fintech
3 1609 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 963 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 918 (4.32%) Fixed Income
6 916 (4.32%) Derivative
7 906 (4.27%) User Experience
8 879 (4.14%) Management Information System
9 854 (4.02%) Equities
10 837 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
11 762 (3.59%) Hedge funds
12 560 (2.64%) Data Centre
13 468 (2.20%) Algorithms
14 464 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
15 373 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 285 (1.34%) Mobile App
17 243 (1.14%) Virtual Team
18 213 (1.00%) Clustering
19 211 (0.99%) Credit Risk
20 205 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2609 (12.29%) Windows
2 2463 (11.60%) Linux
3 1492 (7.03%) Unix
4 869 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 396 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 393 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 338 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 319 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 285 (1.34%) Android
10 283 (1.33%) Apple iOS
11 199 (0.94%) Solaris
12 166 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 96 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (0.39%) CentOS
15 74 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 72 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 50 (0.24%) AIX
18 48 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 31 (0.15%) Windows XP
20 28 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5942 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2414 (11.37%) Asset Management
3 2098 (9.88%) Project Management
4 2018 (9.51%) Analytics
5 1986 (9.36%) Scrum
6 1908 (8.99%) Wealth Management
7 1769 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1674 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 1598 (7.53%) TDD
10 1463 (6.89%) SDLC
11 1370 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 1316 (6.20%) DevOps
13 1297 (6.11%) Business Analysis
14 1287 (6.06%) ITIL
15 1270 (5.98%) OO
16 1206 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
17 1133 (5.34%) Multithreading
18 1113 (5.24%) MVC
19 1069 (5.04%) Risk Management
20 1064 (5.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5105 (24.05%) SQL
2 4048 (19.07%) Java
3 3236 (15.24%) C#
4 2626 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 1947 (9.17%) Python
6 1167 (5.50%) C++
7 763 (3.59%) T-SQL
8 749 (3.53%) PowerShell
9 516 (2.43%) C
10 470 (2.21%) Perl
10 470 (2.21%) Scala
11 460 (2.17%) VBA
12 424 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 407 (1.92%) R
14 364 (1.71%) Ruby
15 355 (1.67%) PHP
16 332 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 256 (1.21%) PL/SQL
18 172 (0.81%) VB
19 170 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3232 (15.23%) Degree
2 645 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 545 (2.57%) CISSP
4 427 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 397 (1.87%) CISM
6 313 (1.47%) CISA
7 281 (1.32%) PhD
8 271 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 255 (1.20%) CCNP
10 237 (1.12%) PMI Certification
11 234 (1.10%) Master's Degree
12 229 (1.08%) ISEB
13 176 (0.83%) CCNA
14 174 (0.82%) PMP
15 160 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
16 145 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
17 143 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 141 (0.66%) Security Cleared
19 136 (0.64%) CCIE
20 122 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1223 (5.76%) QA
2 356 (1.68%) PMO
3 307 (1.45%) MiFID
4 286 (1.35%) SLA
5 280 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 236 (1.11%) Data Quality
7 134 (0.63%) GDPR
8 127 (0.60%) COBIT
9 122 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 80 (0.38%) EMIR
11 68 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
12 64 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 44 (0.21%) Basel III
14 40 (0.19%) ISO 20022
15 39 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 35 (0.16%) IFRS
17 31 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
18 29 (0.14%) SEPA
19 28 (0.13%) Solvency II
20 27 (0.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 1057 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 508 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 494 (2.33%) Docker
4 154 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 137 (0.65%) XenApp
6 123 (0.58%) vSphere
7 99 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 94 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 60 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 59 (0.28%) HDFS
11 45 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 41 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 40 (0.19%) NFS
14 26 (0.12%) DFS Replication
15 24 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 24 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 24 (0.11%) XenServer
16 23 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
17 22 (0.10%) KVM
18 21 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 469 (2.21%) Puppet
2 405 (1.91%) Ansible
3 338 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 302 (1.42%) SCCM
5 198 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 137 (0.65%) Nagios
7 131 (0.62%) Control-M
8 92 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 92 (0.43%) Terraform
9 75 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
10 67 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 63 (0.30%) Nessus
12 59 (0.28%) Backup Exec
13 54 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
14 53 (0.25%) logstash
15 51 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
15 51 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
15 51 (0.24%) WSUS
16 49 (0.23%) Kibana
17 43 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2857 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 2207 (10.40%) Oracle
3 926 (4.36%) SAP
4 875 (4.12%) VMware
5 808 (3.81%) Cisco
6 500 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 493 (2.32%) Citrix
8 384 (1.81%) Tableau
9 378 (1.78%) Sybase
10 369 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 314 (1.48%) Google
12 312 (1.47%) IBM
13 311 (1.47%) HP
14 280 (1.32%) Splunk
15 262 (1.23%) Bloomberg
16 253 (1.19%) CheckPoint
17 228 (1.07%) Murex
18 226 (1.06%) Palo Alto
19 205 (0.97%) TIBCO
20 203 (0.96%) Adobe
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 per annum + Package+Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Prime Insight
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 6% Equity + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40 - £80 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago