Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 13,678 5,987 14,489
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 26.84% 30.07% 26.67%
As % of the General category 42.94% 51.66% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,149 5,102 11,607
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £39,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,375 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £122,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 31,853 11,590 33,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.50% 58.22% 61.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19,944 9,671 26,346
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £34,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £84,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £113,750 £102,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 1,905 £72,500 +3.57% 761
West London -36 148 £56,250 +12.50% 110
South London -8 129 £50,000 -16.67% 27
East London +3 93 £57,500 -11.54% 154
North London +6 24 £60,000 +17.71% 16
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 4,923 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 3,548 (25.94%) Social Skills
3 3,279 (23.97%) AWS
4 3,085 (22.55%) Python
5 3,067 (22.42%) SQL
6 2,870 (20.98%) Java
7 2,828 (20.68%) JavaScript
8 2,686 (19.64%) Software Engineering
9 2,540 (18.57%) React
10 2,469 (18.05%) Banking
11 2,420 (17.69%) Azure
12 2,145 (15.68%) Fintech
13 2,134 (15.60%) Docker
14 2,071 (15.14%) DevOps
15 1,944 (14.21%) Kubernetes
16 1,837 (13.43%) Microservices
17 1,810 (13.23%) Full Stack Development
18 1,791 (13.09%) TypeScript
19 1,729 (12.64%) Analytics
20 1,653 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
21 1,569 (11.47%) C#
22 1,501 (10.97%) Degree
23 1,499 (10.96%) Microsoft
24 1,382 (10.10%) Node.js
25 1,377 (10.07%) .NET
26 1,371 (10.02%) Asset Management
27 1,338 (9.78%) GCP
28 1,294 (9.46%) Web Services
29 1,244 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
30 1,231 (9.00%) User Experience

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
1 351 (2.57%) Confluence
2 333 (2.43%) Apache Spark
3 268 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 259 (1.89%) Apache
5 194 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 130 (0.95%) CMS
7 114 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
8 78 (0.57%) nginx
9 72 (0.53%) SAS
10 62 (0.45%) IIS
11 57 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 52 (0.38%) MS Exchange
13 34 (0.25%) WordPress
14 22 (0.16%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.15%) Appian
15 21 (0.15%) Ethereum
16 20 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
17 19 (0.14%) Apache Solr
17 19 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
18 17 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 514 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 417 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 201 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 136 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 74 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 72 (0.53%) Figma
7 65 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 63 (0.46%) Sketch
9 36 (0.26%) InVision
10 33 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 32 (0.23%) Adobe XD
12 29 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
13 20 (0.15%) Chatbot
14 14 (0.10%) Oracle Smart View
15 13 (0.095%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.058%) SPSS
17 7 (0.051%) InDesign
18 6 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 5 (0.037%) Fireworks
19 5 (0.037%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 79 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
2 73 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 69 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 69 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 68 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 67 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 66 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 64 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
8 49 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
9 43 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
10 37 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 36 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
12 34 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
13 30 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
14 26 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 24 (0.18%) Workday HCM
16 23 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
17 22 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 21 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
19 20 (0.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3,279 (23.97%) AWS
2 2,420 (17.69%) Azure
3 1,338 (9.78%) GCP
4 1,187 (8.68%) Serverless
5 742 (5.42%) SaaS
6 735 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
7 565 (4.13%) Power Platform
8 482 (3.52%) Amazon S3
9 412 (3.01%) Microsoft 365
10 374 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
11 308 (2.25%) GitHub
12 304 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
13 250 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
14 233 (1.70%) PaaS
15 192 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
16 185 (1.35%) OpenShift
17 177 (1.29%) AWS Step Functions
18 172 (1.26%) IaaS
19 166 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
20 153 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 294 (2.15%) HTTP
2 252 (1.84%) Firewall
3 126 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 121 (0.88%) WAN
5 120 (0.88%) DNS
6 117 (0.86%) Internet
7 102 (0.75%) Network Security
8 101 (0.74%) LAN
8 101 (0.74%) VPN
9 62 (0.45%) DHCP
10 56 (0.41%) Broadband
10 56 (0.41%) Skype
11 53 (0.39%) Wireless
12 41 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 38 (0.28%) BGP
14 37 (0.27%) OSPF
15 36 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
15 36 (0.26%) FTP
16 34 (0.25%) Intranet
17 31 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 994 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 772 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
3 693 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 549 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 532 (3.89%) Power BI
6 500 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 492 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 489 (3.58%) MongoDB
9 417 (3.05%) Big Data
10 376 (2.75%) Tableau
11 361 (2.64%) MySQL
12 262 (1.92%) Redis
13 259 (1.89%) Blockchain
14 251 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
15 249 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
16 213 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 206 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 199 (1.45%) Hadoop
19 188 (1.37%) Amazon Athena
20 182 (1.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,113 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 753 (5.51%) JIRA
3 670 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 306 (2.24%) GitLab
5 248 (1.81%) Cypress.io
6 247 (1.81%) webpack
7 233 (1.70%) Selenium
8 222 (1.62%) Maven
9 196 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 144 (1.05%) Gradle
11 138 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 134 (0.98%) JUnit
13 131 (0.96%) Artifactory
14 128 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 119 (0.87%) SonarQube
16 109 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 100 (0.73%) CircleCI
18 91 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 91 (0.67%) Visual Studio
19 90 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 3,548 (25.94%) Social Skills
2 2,469 (18.05%) Banking
3 1,244 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1,015 (7.42%) Front Office
5 780 (5.70%) Marketing
6 779 (5.70%) Retail
7 516 (3.77%) Financial Institution
8 449 (3.28%) Presentation Skills
9 447 (3.27%) Investment Banking
10 444 (3.25%) Public Sector
11 433 (3.17%) Telecoms
12 339 (2.48%) Legal
13 319 (2.33%) Manufacturing
14 303 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 272 (1.99%) Law
16 270 (1.97%) Games
17 256 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
18 247 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
19 209 (1.53%) Back Office
20 208 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3,965 (28.99%) Developer
2 1,578 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 1,548 (11.32%) Analyst
4 886 (6.48%) Senior Developer
5 795 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 647 (4.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 632 (4.62%) Architect
8 627 (4.58%) Consultant
8 627 (4.58%) React Developer
9 499 (3.65%) Python Developer
10 493 (3.60%) Project Manager
11 482 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 477 (3.49%) Business Analyst
13 448 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
14 433 (3.17%) Python Engineer
15 378 (2.76%) AWS Engineer
16 370 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 363 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
18 320 (2.34%) Data Engineer
19 306 (2.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,540 (18.57%) React
2 1,382 (10.10%) Node.js
3 1,377 (10.07%) .NET
4 1,294 (9.46%) Web Services
5 1,185 (8.66%) AngularJS
6 1,099 (8.03%) HTML
7 1,070 (7.82%) CSS
8 898 (6.57%) Kafka
9 843 (6.16%) Spring
10 842 (6.16%) REST
11 614 (4.49%) .NET Core
12 554 (4.05%) RESTful
13 512 (3.74%) Spring Boot
14 443 (3.24%) Vue.js
15 436 (3.19%) HTML5
16 420 (3.07%) GraphQL
17 399 (2.92%) Redux
18 360 (2.63%) React Native
19 327 (2.39%) .NET Framework
20 323 (2.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,231 (9.00%) User Experience
2 775 (5.67%) Hedge funds
3 633 (4.63%) Equities
4 594 (4.34%) Derivative
5 529 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 478 (3.49%) Fixed Income
7 477 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
8 402 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 377 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
10 372 (2.72%) Management Information System
11 307 (2.24%) Virtual Team
12 301 (2.20%) Mobile App
13 294 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
14 247 (1.81%) Data Structures
15 244 (1.78%) Cloud Native
16 202 (1.48%) Public Cloud
17 173 (1.26%) Pricing Data
18 171 (1.25%) Credit Risk
19 165 (1.21%) Data Centre
20 163 (1.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (7.43%) Linux
2 764 (5.59%) Windows
3 503 (3.68%) Unix
4 240 (1.75%) Android
5 217 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 203 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 145 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 97 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 53 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 46 (0.34%) CentOS
12 41 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
14 30 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 29 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 23 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
17 21 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (0.14%) Windows 8
19 18 (0.13%) Debian
20 11 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,923 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2,686 (19.64%) Software Engineering
3 2,145 (15.68%) Fintech
4 2,071 (15.14%) DevOps
5 1,837 (13.43%) Microservices
6 1,810 (13.23%) Full Stack Development
7 1,729 (12.64%) Analytics
8 1,653 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 1,371 (10.02%) Asset Management
10 1,158 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
11 1,154 (8.44%) Test Automation
12 1,152 (8.42%) Scrum
13 1,138 (8.32%) TDD
14 1,119 (8.18%) Computer Science
15 1,022 (7.47%) SDLC
16 980 (7.16%) Project Management
17 934 (6.83%) Investment Management
17 934 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 870 (6.36%) Mentoring
19 840 (6.14%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3,085 (22.55%) Python
2 3,067 (22.42%) SQL
3 2,870 (20.98%) Java
4 2,828 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 1,791 (13.09%) TypeScript
6 1,569 (11.47%) C#
7 502 (3.67%) C++
8 482 (3.52%) Scala
9 473 (3.46%) Kotlin
10 426 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 407 (2.98%) Go
12 320 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 310 (2.27%) Ruby
14 297 (2.17%) C
15 244 (1.78%) ES6
16 234 (1.71%) Java 8
17 219 (1.60%) PHP
18 199 (1.45%) T-SQL
19 184 (1.35%) R
20 173 (1.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1,501 (10.97%) Degree
2 469 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 211 (1.54%) Master's Degree
4 182 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 120 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 113 (0.83%) CISSP
7 108 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 103 (0.75%) PhD
9 102 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 75 (0.55%) CISM
11 66 (0.48%) CCNP
12 65 (0.48%) ACCA
13 64 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 59 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
15 55 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
16 53 (0.39%) PMP
17 49 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
18 47 (0.34%) CIMA
19 45 (0.33%) MBA
20 43 (0.31%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,017 (7.44%) QA
2 283 (2.07%) GDPR
3 274 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 175 (1.28%) PMO
5 160 (1.17%) SLA
6 157 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 143 (1.05%) Accessibility
8 109 (0.80%) NIST
9 84 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 75 (0.55%) MiFID
11 69 (0.50%) PSD2
12 51 (0.37%) COBIT
13 48 (0.35%) EMIR
14 47 (0.34%) GRC
15 42 (0.31%) IFRS
16 37 (0.27%) Solvency II
17 30 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
18 22 (0.16%) WCAG
19 18 (0.13%) ISO 22301
20 17 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,134 (15.60%) Docker
2 363 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 132 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 48 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (0.32%) vSphere
7 37 (0.27%) ISA Server
8 29 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 29 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 22 (0.16%) XenApp
11 17 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.080%) etcd
14 9 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.037%) Firmware
15 5 (0.037%) HDFS
15 5 (0.037%) NFS
15 5 (0.037%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.029%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,944 (14.21%) Kubernetes
2 1,094 (8.00%) Terraform
3 423 (3.09%) Ansible
4 225 (1.64%) Prometheus
5 202 (1.48%) Grafana
6 127 (0.93%) Puppet
7 102 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 100 (0.73%) SCCM
9 52 (0.38%) Istio
10 46 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 38 (0.28%) Kibana
12 37 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 36 (0.26%) logstash
14 32 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
15 29 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
16 28 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
17 24 (0.18%) Packer
18 22 (0.16%) Control-M
18 22 (0.16%) ZABBIX
19 21 (0.15%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1,499 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 799 (5.84%) Oracle
3 742 (5.42%) Google
4 525 (3.84%) SAP
5 356 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 258 (1.89%) Cisco
7 237 (1.73%) VMware
8 167 (1.22%) Bloomberg
9 158 (1.16%) Samsung
10 145 (1.06%) Red Hat
11 138 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 127 (0.93%) Citrix
13 110 (0.80%) Apple
14 103 (0.75%) Adobe
14 103 (0.75%) Databricks
15 95 (0.69%) Sybase
16 93 (0.68%) IBM
17 91 (0.67%) Reuters
18 74 (0.54%) Splunk
19 73 (0.53%) Workday