The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 69 149 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.00% 50.51% 56.92%
As % of the General category 90.79% 68.66% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63 144 198
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £60,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,300 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Finance
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
76 217 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.61% 73.56% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 211 293
Average salary £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £60,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region.

Finance Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Finance
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 43 (22.75%) Project Management
2 42 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 41 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (20.11%) Degree
5 31 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (15.34%) ITIL
7 28 (14.81%) Oracle
8 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
8 26 (13.76%) Risk Management
9 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.17%) Windows
10 23 (12.17%) MS Office
11 22 (11.64%) Banking
12 21 (11.11%) Solaris
12 21 (11.11%) QA
13 20 (10.58%) SQL
14 19 (10.05%) UNIX
14 19 (10.05%) Active Directory
14 19 (10.05%) HP
15 18 (9.52%) Linux
16 17 (8.99%) Service Management
17 16 (8.47%) Computer Science
17 16 (8.47%) IBM
18 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (7.41%) Service Delivery
19 14 (7.41%) Supplier Management
19 14 (7.41%) Cisco
19 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
20 13 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
21 12 (6.35%) ITIL V3

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.76%) Apache
3 8 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.17%) JBoss
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.59%) CMS
7 3 (1.59%) Lync
8 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.17%) MS Office
3 7 (3.70%) MS Project
4 6 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) DHCP
1 11 (5.82%) DNS
2 7 (3.70%) WAN
3 6 (3.17%) Internet
4 5 (2.65%) HTTP
5 4 (2.12%) LAN
6 3 (1.59%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.59%) VLAN
6 3 (1.59%) OSPF
6 3 (1.59%) BGP
6 3 (1.59%) Intranet
6 3 (1.59%) IPv6
6 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.59%) VPN
6 3 (1.59%) VoIP
6 3 (1.59%) Network Security
6 3 (1.59%) HSRP
6 3 (1.59%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.06%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.82%) SAP Data Services
3 10 (5.29%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.59%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.53%) Big Data
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Selenium
2 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) ERwin
3 1 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.53%) JUnit
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.53%) Hudson
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (11.64%) Banking
2 10 (5.29%) Law
2 10 (5.29%) Marketing
3 9 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.12%) Legal
5 4 (2.12%) Publishing
5 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) French Language
6 3 (1.59%) German Language
6 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (16.93%) Analyst
2 24 (12.70%) Project Manager
3 21 (11.11%) Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Team Leader
5 11 (5.82%) ETL Developer
6 8 (4.23%) Lead Project Manager
6 8 (4.23%) Architect
6 8 (4.23%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (4.23%) Head of Operations
7 7 (3.70%) Head of IT
7 7 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 7 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (3.70%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
8 6 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.17%) Security Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (3.17%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (4.76%) Middleware
3 8 (4.23%) .NET
4 6 (3.17%) Web Services
5 5 (2.65%) HTML
6 4 (2.12%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.59%) Java EE
7 3 (1.59%) LAMP
7 3 (1.59%) XML
8 2 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.06%) Spring
9 1 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.53%) Ajax
9 1 (0.53%) Cocoa
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.53%) XHTML
9 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.53%) WSDL
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.23%) Replication
6 7 (3.70%) Statistics
7 4 (2.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.12%) Physics
8 3 (1.59%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.59%) Open Source
8 3 (1.59%) Wiki
8 3 (1.59%) Social Media
9 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.06%) PMI
9 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.06%) Equities
9 2 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.17%) Windows
2 21 (11.11%) Solaris
3 19 (10.05%) UNIX
4 18 (9.52%) Linux
5 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.65%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.75%) Project Management
2 42 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 31 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.34%) ITIL
5 26 (13.76%) Risk Management
6 17 (8.99%) Service Management
7 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.41%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 13 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.35%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.82%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (5.82%) ETL
11 11 (5.82%) Change Control
12 10 (5.29%) Data Mapping
12 10 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.29%) Line Management
12 10 (5.29%) SOA
13 9 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 9 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.58%) SQL
2 11 (5.82%) Java
3 8 (4.23%) C++
4 5 (2.65%) C
5 4 (2.12%) Apex Code
5 4 (2.12%) C#
5 4 (2.12%) Python
6 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.06%) Scala
6 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (0.53%) XPath
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (20.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.23%) CISSP
4 7 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.17%) CCNA
5 6 (3.17%) CEH
5 6 (3.17%) CHFI
6 5 (2.65%) PMP
7 4 (2.12%) PhD
8 3 (1.59%) ISEB
9 2 (1.06%) CCIE
9 2 (1.06%) CCNP
9 2 (1.06%) CISM
9 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (10.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.06%) vSphere
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Salt
1 2 (1.06%) Puppet
1 2 (1.06%) Ansible
1 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (14.81%) Oracle
2 24 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.05%) HP
4 16 (8.47%) IBM
5 14 (7.41%) Cisco
6 12 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (5.82%) SAP
8 9 (4.76%) Cognos
8 9 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (3.70%) VMware
9 7 (3.70%) Avaya
10 6 (3.17%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.65%) Citrix
11 5 (2.65%) Dell
12 4 (2.12%) F5
13 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.06%) Juniper
14 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
14 1 (0.53%) Google
14 1 (0.53%) CA