Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 14,535 20,072 25,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 29.71% 34.36%
As % of the General category 55.40% 58.90% 62.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11,512 15,408 15,935
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 26,235 34,078 40,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.03% 50.45% 55.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20,682 26,643 28,579
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £104,412 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 3,551 £67,500 +3.85% 697
South London 0 403 £55,000 +15.79% 49
West London -12 219 £52,500 -4.55% 129
East London 0 135 £62,000 +3.33% 73
North London -14 29 £57,500 +12.20% 16
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4,885 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 3,423 (23.55%) SQL
3 3,147 (21.65%) Banking
4 3,069 (21.11%) Java
5 2,564 (17.64%) Python
6 2,331 (16.04%) C#
7 2,295 (15.79%) AWS
8 2,030 (13.97%) SQL Server
9 2,019 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 1,997 (13.74%) Degree
11 1,904 (13.10%) Fintech
12 1,852 (12.74%) .NET
13 1,676 (11.53%) DevOps
14 1,666 (11.46%) JavaScript
15 1,650 (11.35%) Software Engineering
16 1,639 (11.28%) Azure
17 1,637 (11.26%) Asset Management
18 1,624 (11.17%) Windows
19 1,464 (10.07%) Linux
20 1,438 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
21 1,342 (9.23%) Front Office
22 1,325 (9.12%) Analytics
23 1,293 (8.90%) Project Management
24 1,284 (8.83%) Scrum
25 1,270 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
26 1,191 (8.19%) Microservices
27 1,179 (8.11%) Computer Science
28 1,154 (7.94%) Oracle
29 1,124 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
30 1,098 (7.55%) Business Intelligence

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
1 322 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 286 (1.97%) Confluence
3 262 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 165 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 139 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 132 (0.91%) Apache
7 121 (0.83%) IIS
8 113 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 111 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 104 (0.72%) SAS
11 86 (0.59%) CMS
12 81 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 56 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 55 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 55 (0.38%) Skype for Business
15 39 (0.27%) nginx
16 38 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 35 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
18 30 (0.21%) WordPress
19 28 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 516 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 466 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 154 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 133 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 108 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 69 (0.47%) Sketch
7 53 (0.36%) InVision
8 45 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 40 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 32 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 28 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 21 (0.14%) SPSS
13 11 (0.076%) Adobe XD
13 11 (0.076%) Marvel
14 9 (0.062%) Zeplin
15 7 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
15 7 (0.048%) Chatbot
15 7 (0.048%) Figma
16 6 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
16 6 (0.041%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 198 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 164 (1.13%) thinkFolio
3 139 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 130 (0.89%) Front Arena
5 121 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
6 99 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
7 98 (0.67%) NetSuite
8 61 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 59 (0.41%) SAP FI
10 56 (0.39%) SAP CO
10 56 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
11 45 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 39 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
12 39 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 38 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
14 37 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
15 36 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
16 33 (0.23%) HFM
16 33 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
17 32 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2,295 (15.79%) AWS
2 1,639 (11.28%) Azure
3 643 (4.42%) Office 365
4 578 (3.98%) Power Platform
5 516 (3.55%) GCP
6 350 (2.41%) SaaS
7 347 (2.39%) Serverless
8 277 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
9 272 (1.87%) Amazon S3
10 249 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
11 205 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
12 174 (1.20%) GitHub
13 165 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
13 165 (1.14%) PaaS
14 163 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 163 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
15 139 (0.96%) OpenShift
16 121 (0.83%) IaaS
17 109 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
18 105 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 401 (2.76%) Firewall
2 376 (2.59%) DNS
3 247 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 246 (1.69%) WAN
5 233 (1.60%) DHCP
5 233 (1.60%) LAN
6 198 (1.36%) Internet
7 155 (1.07%) Network Security
8 137 (0.94%) VPN
9 128 (0.88%) HTTP
10 126 (0.87%) SAN
11 91 (0.63%) Wireless
12 77 (0.53%) BGP
13 74 (0.51%) Skype
14 68 (0.47%) OSPF
15 62 (0.43%) FTP
16 61 (0.42%) MPLS
17 60 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
18 56 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
19 53 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,030 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 710 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 670 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 630 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 602 (4.14%) Big Data
6 548 (3.77%) Power BI
7 459 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 448 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 443 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 385 (2.65%) MySQL
11 349 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
12 232 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
13 217 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 215 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
15 183 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 153 (1.05%) Blockchain
16 153 (1.05%) Data Lake
17 146 (1.00%) MongoDB
18 141 (0.97%) Oracle Database
19 138 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 850 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 685 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 652 (4.49%) JIRA
4 313 (2.15%) Selenium
5 243 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 238 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 224 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 186 (1.28%) Bitbucket
9 181 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 157 (1.08%) GitLab
10 157 (1.08%) Maven
11 139 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 134 (0.92%) RStudio
13 133 (0.92%) JUnit
14 131 (0.90%) Artifactory
15 125 (0.86%) NUnit
16 113 (0.78%) SpecFlow
17 107 (0.74%) Subversion
18 102 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 88 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 3,147 (21.65%) Banking
2 1,342 (9.23%) Front Office
3 675 (4.64%) Retail
4 649 (4.47%) Marketing
5 506 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 460 (3.16%) Financial Institution
7 380 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 312 (2.15%) Legal
9 277 (1.91%) Back Office
10 242 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 233 (1.60%) Public Sector
12 218 (1.50%) Law
13 173 (1.19%) Advertising
14 131 (0.90%) German Language
15 123 (0.85%) French Language
16 117 (0.80%) Games
17 109 (0.75%) Spanish Language
18 106 (0.73%) Italian Language
19 95 (0.65%) Billing
20 93 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,189 (28.82%) Developer
2 2,015 (13.86%) Analyst
3 1,135 (7.81%) Java Developer
4 901 (6.20%) Architect
5 804 (5.53%) Consultant
6 749 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 687 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 614 (4.22%) Business Analyst
9 596 (4.10%) .NET Developer
10 590 (4.06%) Project Manager
11 545 (3.75%) Software Engineer
12 443 (3.05%) Support Analyst
13 432 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
14 424 (2.92%) Applications Support
15 423 (2.91%) SQL Developer
16 375 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
17 356 (2.45%) Python Developer
18 305 (2.10%) AWS Engineer
19 301 (2.07%) Financial Analyst
20 300 (2.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,852 (12.74%) .NET
2 1,064 (7.32%) Web Services
3 979 (6.74%) AngularJS
4 967 (6.65%) HTML
5 810 (5.57%) React
6 789 (5.43%) CSS
7 671 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 586 (4.03%) REST
9 511 (3.52%) Node.js
10 510 (3.51%) Spring
11 471 (3.24%) XML
12 468 (3.22%) RESTful
13 466 (3.21%) J2EE
14 456 (3.14%) HTML5
15 413 (2.84%) .NET Core
16 375 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 344 (2.37%) .NET Framework
18 307 (2.11%) Kafka
19 279 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 276 (1.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,270 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 962 (6.62%) Fixed Income
3 805 (5.54%) Derivative
4 799 (5.50%) Hedge funds
5 776 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
6 712 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 695 (4.78%) Equities
8 629 (4.33%) User Experience
9 484 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 373 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
11 307 (2.11%) Data Centre
12 300 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 242 (1.66%) Mobile App
14 218 (1.50%) Public Cloud
15 196 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 181 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 156 (1.07%) Virtual Team
18 108 (0.74%) Credit Risk
19 107 (0.74%) Reinsurance
20 106 (0.73%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1,624 (11.17%) Windows
2 1,464 (10.07%) Linux
3 683 (4.70%) Unix
4 497 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 335 (2.30%) Windows 10
6 218 (1.50%) Android
7 179 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 174 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 143 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 116 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 75 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (0.34%) Solaris
13 41 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 35 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 32 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 23 (0.16%) VMS
17 21 (0.14%) Mesosphere
18 18 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.10%) CentOS
20 12 (0.083%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,885 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1,904 (13.10%) Fintech
3 1,676 (11.53%) DevOps
4 1,650 (11.35%) Software Engineering
5 1,637 (11.26%) Asset Management
6 1,438 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
7 1,325 (9.12%) Analytics
8 1,293 (8.90%) Project Management
9 1,284 (8.83%) Scrum
10 1,191 (8.19%) Microservices
11 1,179 (8.11%) Computer Science
12 1,124 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 1,098 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
14 944 (6.49%) TDD
15 904 (6.22%) Mentoring
16 832 (5.72%) Project Delivery
17 796 (5.48%) ITIL
18 777 (5.35%) Test Automation
19 773 (5.32%) SDLC
20 766 (5.27%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3,423 (23.55%) SQL
2 3,069 (21.11%) Java
3 2,564 (17.64%) Python
4 2,331 (16.04%) C#
5 1,666 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 704 (4.84%) C++
7 653 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 637 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 586 (4.03%) R
10 439 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 313 (2.15%) Java 8
12 281 (1.93%) Ruby
13 280 (1.93%) VBA
14 279 (1.92%) C
15 267 (1.84%) Scala
16 237 (1.63%) TypeScript
17 230 (1.58%) Go
18 188 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 178 (1.22%) Perl
20 166 (1.14%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,997 (13.74%) Degree
2 552 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 249 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 178 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 166 (1.14%) CISSP
6 138 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 132 (0.91%) CCNP
8 122 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 114 (0.78%) CISA
10 113 (0.78%) PMP
11 110 (0.76%) CCNA
12 109 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 102 (0.70%) CISM
13 102 (0.70%) PhD
14 82 (0.56%) CCIE
14 82 (0.56%) MCSE
15 71 (0.49%) CIMA
16 69 (0.47%) ISTQB
17 68 (0.47%) ISEB
17 68 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 728 (5.01%) QA
2 261 (1.80%) SLA
3 244 (1.68%) PMO
4 224 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 129 (0.89%) GDPR
6 127 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 77 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 72 (0.50%) NIST
9 58 (0.40%) COBIT
10 52 (0.36%) MiFID
11 44 (0.30%) IFRS
12 39 (0.27%) PSD2
13 35 (0.24%) EMIR
14 29 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 27 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
15 27 (0.19%) SSAE 16
16 26 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 19 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
18 15 (0.10%) GAAP
19 12 (0.083%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,097 (7.55%) Docker
2 786 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 222 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (0.65%) XenApp
5 81 (0.56%) vSphere
6 73 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 70 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 53 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (0.21%) Firmware
11 24 (0.17%) NFS
12 16 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.096%) HDFS
15 11 (0.076%) KVM
16 10 (0.069%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.055%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 728 (5.01%) Kubernetes
2 527 (3.63%) Ansible
3 505 (3.47%) Terraform
4 280 (1.93%) Puppet
5 259 (1.78%) SCCM
6 192 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 86 (0.59%) Nessus
8 73 (0.50%) Prometheus
9 59 (0.41%) Packer
10 58 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 54 (0.37%) SQL Sentry
12 52 (0.36%) Grafana
13 51 (0.35%) SCOM
14 48 (0.33%) Nagios
15 43 (0.30%) Automic
16 42 (0.29%) Control-M
16 42 (0.29%) Istio
17 41 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
18 38 (0.26%) FortiGate
19 33 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,019 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 1,154 (7.94%) Oracle
3 513 (3.53%) SAP
4 423 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
5 421 (2.90%) VMware
6 387 (2.66%) Google
7 362 (2.49%) Cisco
8 314 (2.16%) Citrix
9 303 (2.08%) Tableau
10 260 (1.79%) Bloomberg
11 193 (1.33%) IBM
12 189 (1.30%) Splunk
13 185 (1.27%) Red Hat
14 171 (1.18%) Charles River
15 161 (1.11%) SimCorp
16 160 (1.10%) ServiceNow
17 159 (1.09%) Informatica
18 158 (1.09%) Reuters
19 137 (0.94%) Calypso
20 122 (0.84%) Palo Alto