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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 88 113 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 72.13% 47.68% 50.25%
As % of the General category 89.80% 62.43% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 78 106 173
Average salary £60,750 £85,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.52% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £56,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
98 181 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 80.33% 76.37% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 168 292
Average salary £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 74 (30.33%) Project Management
2 69 (28.28%) PRINCE2
3 59 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (18.03%) Degree
6 43 (17.62%) Oracle
7 39 (15.98%) ITIL
8 38 (15.57%) Risk Management
9 33 (13.52%) Solaris
10 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
12 27 (11.07%) Linux
12 27 (11.07%) QA
13 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
14 25 (10.25%) UNIX
14 25 (10.25%) Windows
15 24 (9.84%) SQL
15 24 (9.84%) HP
16 23 (9.43%) MS Office
16 23 (9.43%) Banking
17 22 (9.02%) Supplier Management
17 22 (9.02%) Management Information System
17 22 (9.02%) Oracle Fusion
18 21 (8.61%) Service Management
19 20 (8.20%) IBM
19 20 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (8.20%) Change Control
19 20 (8.20%) Oracle Database
20 19 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 19 (7.79%) Risk Assessment

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.69%) Apache
3 8 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (2.05%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.23%) CMS
7 3 (1.23%) Lync
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.41%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.43%) MS Office
3 13 (5.33%) MS Project
4 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) DHCP
1 14 (5.74%) DNS
2 9 (3.69%) SAN
2 9 (3.69%) Firewall
2 9 (3.69%) NAS
3 8 (3.28%) WAN
4 6 (2.46%) Internet
5 5 (2.05%) IPv6
5 5 (2.05%) LAN
5 5 (2.05%) HTTP
6 4 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.23%) VPN
7 3 (1.23%) VoIP
7 3 (1.23%) OSPF
7 3 (1.23%) BGP
7 3 (1.23%) Intranet
7 3 (1.23%) VLAN
7 3 (1.23%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.20%) Oracle Database
2 17 (6.97%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.74%) Oracle Exadata
4 12 (4.92%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.05%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Selenium
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
2 2 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.41%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.41%) ERwin
3 1 (0.41%) Maven
3 1 (0.41%) JUnit
3 1 (0.41%) PVCS
3 1 (0.41%) Toad
3 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.41%) Hudson
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (9.43%) Banking
2 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.28%) Law
3 8 (3.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.64%) Publishing
5 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.23%) French Language
6 3 (1.23%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (18.44%) Analyst
2 35 (14.34%) Project Manager
3 23 (9.43%) Team Leader
4 21 (8.61%) Developer
5 19 (7.79%) Architect
6 14 (5.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (4.92%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.92%) ETL Developer
8 10 (4.10%) Lead Project Manager
8 10 (4.10%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.10%) Service Manager
9 9 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (3.69%) Security Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (3.69%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) Service Transition Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) Risk Analyst
9 9 (3.69%) Security Risk Analyst
10 8 (3.28%) Head of Operations
10 8 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (6.97%) Middleware
3 11 (4.51%) .NET
4 5 (2.05%) Web Services
4 5 (2.05%) HTML
5 4 (1.64%) Visualforce
6 3 (1.23%) LAMP
6 3 (1.23%) Java EE
7 2 (0.82%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.82%) Spring
7 2 (0.82%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) XSD
8 1 (0.41%) XSLT
8 1 (0.41%) XHTML
8 1 (0.41%) WSDL
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.41%) J2EE
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.41%) CSS
8 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.51%) Replication
6 9 (3.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.46%) Derivative
7 6 (2.46%) Statistics
8 4 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.64%) Physics
9 3 (1.23%) Wiki
9 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.23%) Open Source
9 3 (1.23%) Social Media
10 2 (0.82%) iPhone
10 2 (0.82%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.82%) Equities
10 2 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.52%) Solaris
2 27 (11.07%) Linux
3 25 (10.25%) UNIX
3 25 (10.25%) Windows
4 9 (3.69%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.33%) Project Management
2 69 (28.28%) PRINCE2
3 59 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (15.98%) ITIL
5 38 (15.57%) Risk Management
6 22 (9.02%) Supplier Management
7 21 (8.61%) Service Management
8 20 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.20%) Change Control
9 19 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (7.79%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (6.97%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.15%) Resource Management
12 14 (5.74%) SOA
12 14 (5.74%) ITIL V3
12 14 (5.74%) People Management
13 13 (5.33%) Line Management
13 13 (5.33%) ETL
14 12 (4.92%) Programme Management
15 11 (4.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.84%) SQL
2 13 (5.33%) Java
3 9 (3.69%) C++
4 6 (2.46%) C#
5 5 (2.05%) C
6 4 (1.64%) Python
6 4 (1.64%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.82%) Ruby
7 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.82%) Scala
7 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (18.03%) Degree
2 13 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.51%) CISSP
4 9 (3.69%) CCNA
4 9 (3.69%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.69%) CEH
4 9 (3.69%) CHFI
5 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.87%) PMP
7 5 (2.05%) ISEB
8 4 (1.64%) PhD
9 3 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.82%) CCIE
10 2 (0.82%) CCNP
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) CISM
11 1 (0.41%) MCDST
11 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.07%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) P3O
3 1 (0.41%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Puppet
1 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.82%) Ansible
1 2 (0.82%) Salt
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (17.62%) Oracle
2 26 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.84%) HP
4 20 (8.20%) IBM
5 16 (6.56%) Cisco
6 14 (5.74%) VMware
7 12 (4.92%) SAP
8 11 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (4.10%) Cognos
10 9 (3.69%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (2.46%) JBoss
11 6 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.05%) Dell
12 5 (2.05%) Citrix
12 5 (2.05%) Avaya
13 4 (1.64%) F5
14 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.82%) Juniper
15 1 (0.41%) CA
15 1 (0.41%) Altiris