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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 113 86 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 74.34% 43.65% 45.02%
As % of the General category 90.40% 55.48% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 100 81 161
Average salary £60,750 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.06% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £49,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
125 155 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 82.24% 78.68% 81.75%
Number of salaries quoted 111 142 303
Average salary £68,250 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 29 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 84 (33.73%) Project Management
2 77 (30.92%) PRINCE2
3 67 (26.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (18.47%) Oracle
5 41 (16.47%) Risk Management
6 40 (16.06%) Degree
7 39 (15.66%) ITIL
8 36 (14.46%) Solaris
9 32 (12.85%) MS Excel
10 29 (11.65%) Active Directory
11 28 (11.24%) Linux
12 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
13 26 (10.44%) Oracle Fusion
14 25 (10.04%) Change Control
14 25 (10.04%) QA
14 25 (10.04%) UNIX
14 25 (10.04%) HP
14 25 (10.04%) Management Information System
15 24 (9.64%) Supplier Management
16 23 (9.24%) Windows
16 23 (9.24%) SQL
16 23 (9.24%) Oracle Database
17 21 (8.43%) MS Office
18 20 (8.03%) Risk Assessment
18 20 (8.03%) Banking
19 19 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (7.63%) Resource Management
20 18 (7.23%) Service Management
20 18 (7.23%) Middleware
21 17 (6.83%) IBM

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.21%) Apache
3 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.20%) Lync
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.80%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 32 (12.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.43%) MS Office
3 15 (6.02%) MS Project
4 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.02%) DHCP
1 15 (6.02%) DNS
2 11 (4.42%) SAN
2 11 (4.42%) Firewall
2 11 (4.42%) NAS
3 7 (2.81%) WAN
4 6 (2.41%) Internet
5 5 (2.01%) IPv6
6 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.61%) LAN
7 3 (1.20%) VoIP
7 3 (1.20%) HTTP
7 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 3 (1.20%) OSPF
7 3 (1.20%) BGP
7 3 (1.20%) Intranet
7 3 (1.20%) VLAN
7 3 (1.20%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.20%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.20%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.24%) Oracle Database
2 17 (6.83%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.02%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (2.01%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Selenium
2 2 (0.80%) PVCS
2 2 (0.80%) Toad
2 2 (0.80%) WinRunner
2 2 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.40%) ERwin
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (8.03%) Banking
2 13 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.81%) Marketing
4 6 (2.41%) Law
5 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.61%) Publishing
6 3 (1.20%) French Language
6 3 (1.20%) German Language
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Front Office
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (18.47%) Analyst
2 42 (16.87%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.24%) Team Leader
4 22 (8.84%) Architect
5 18 (7.23%) Developer
6 17 (6.83%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (5.62%) Programme Manager
8 13 (5.22%) Senior Manager
8 13 (5.22%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (5.22%) Lead Project Manager
9 11 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.02%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 10 (4.02%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Service Transition Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) ETL Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (3.61%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.61%) Security Risk Analyst
12 8 (3.21%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (7.23%) Middleware
3 11 (4.42%) .NET
4 5 (2.01%) HTML
5 4 (1.61%) Web Services
5 4 (1.61%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.20%) Java EE
6 3 (1.20%) LAMP
7 2 (0.80%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) XSD
8 1 (0.40%) XSLT
8 1 (0.40%) XHTML
8 1 (0.40%) WSDL
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.40%) CSS
8 1 (0.40%) SOAP
8 1 (0.40%) Ajax
8 1 (0.40%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.04%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.82%) Replication
4 11 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (4.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.41%) Derivative
6 5 (2.01%) Statistics
6 5 (2.01%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.61%) Physics
8 3 (1.20%) Wiki
8 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.20%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.20%) Open Source
8 3 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 2 (0.80%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.80%) PMI
9 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.80%) Equities
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.46%) Solaris
2 28 (11.24%) Linux
3 25 (10.04%) UNIX
4 23 (9.24%) Windows
5 11 (4.42%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (33.73%) Project Management
2 77 (30.92%) PRINCE2
3 67 (26.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (16.47%) Risk Management
5 39 (15.66%) ITIL
6 25 (10.04%) Change Control
7 24 (9.64%) Supplier Management
8 20 (8.03%) Risk Assessment
9 19 (7.63%) Resource Management
9 19 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (7.23%) Service Management
11 16 (6.43%) Service Delivery
12 15 (6.02%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.22%) Change Management
13 13 (5.22%) SOA
13 13 (5.22%) ITIL V3
14 12 (4.82%) Capacity Management
14 12 (4.82%) ETL
14 12 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (4.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.24%) SQL
2 12 (4.82%) Java
3 9 (3.61%) C++
4 6 (2.41%) C#
5 5 (2.01%) C
6 4 (1.61%) Python
6 4 (1.61%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.80%) Ruby
7 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.80%) Scala
7 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 40 (16.06%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) CISSP
2 12 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.02%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.61%) CEH
4 9 (3.61%) CHFI
4 9 (3.61%) CCNA
5 8 (3.21%) PMP
6 6 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.01%) ISEB
8 4 (1.61%) PhD
9 3 (1.20%) CISM
9 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) CCIE
10 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.04%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.20%) P3O
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.80%) Puppet
1 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.80%) Ansible
1 2 (0.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (18.47%) Oracle
2 27 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.04%) HP
4 17 (6.83%) IBM
5 16 (6.43%) Cisco
5 16 (6.43%) VMware
6 10 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.02%) SAP
7 9 (3.61%) Cognos
8 7 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.61%) JBoss
9 4 (1.61%) Dell
9 4 (1.61%) Citrix
9 4 (1.61%) Avaya
9 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.20%) F5
11 2 (0.80%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.80%) Juniper
12 1 (0.40%) BEA