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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 52 159 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.77% 62.85% 44.57%
As % of the General category 73.24% 83.25% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 37 137 128
Average salary £60,000 £78,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £107,000 £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
71 191 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.10% 75.49% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 50 161 210
Average salary £57,500 £80,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £55,000 £53,400
10% offered a salary of more than £78,700 £100,000 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 29 (31.52%) Degree
2 25 (27.17%) Banking
3 19 (20.65%) Windows
4 16 (17.39%) Java
4 16 (17.39%) SQL
5 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
5 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (14.13%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.13%) Oracle
6 13 (14.13%) Investment Banking
7 12 (13.04%) MS Office
7 12 (13.04%) Linux
7 12 (13.04%) Service Management
7 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.96%) Change Management
8 11 (11.96%) Migration
8 11 (11.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
8 11 (11.96%) MS Exchange
8 11 (11.96%) UNIX
8 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
8 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
8 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
9 10 (10.87%) Release Management
9 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
9 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.78%) Financial Institution
10 9 (9.78%) Back Office
10 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (11.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) MPLS
1 5 (5.43%) OSPF
1 5 (5.43%) BGP
1 5 (5.43%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) PBX
4 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.17%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) CruiseControl
2 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) ERwin
4 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 25 (27.17%) Banking
2 13 (14.13%) Investment Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Corporate Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Financial Institution
3 9 (9.78%) Back Office
4 7 (7.61%) Legal
4 7 (7.61%) French Language
5 6 (6.52%) Law
6 5 (5.43%) Retail
7 4 (4.35%) Front Office
8 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 8 (8.70%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) IT Services Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Release Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.35%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) WCF
2 5 (5.43%) WPF
3 4 (4.35%) Silverlight
3 4 (4.35%) Spring
4 3 (3.26%) Java EE
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) Middleware
5 2 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.17%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.17%) Akka
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) Grails
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
6 1 (1.09%) JPA
6 1 (1.09%) RESTful
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) UIKit
6 1 (1.09%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.43%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.26%) Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Statistics
5 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
6 2 (2.17%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.09%) CMDB
7 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Windows XP
3 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) Risk Management
2 12 (13.04%) Service Management
2 12 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (11.96%) Change Management
3 11 (11.96%) Migration
3 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) Release Management
5 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
5 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.78%) Project Management
6 8 (8.70%) ITIL
6 8 (8.70%) Investment Management
7 7 (7.61%) Use Case
7 7 (7.61%) UML
8 6 (6.52%) RUP
8 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.52%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) Java
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.52%) C++
4 4 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) Python
5 2 (2.17%) Perl
5 2 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.09%) R
6 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.09%) XPath
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) CCIE
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
5 2 (2.17%) CIMA
5 2 (2.17%) MBA
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) Cisco
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Juniper
4 5 (5.43%) Riverbed
4 5 (5.43%) F5
5 3 (3.26%) Informatica
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase
6 2 (2.17%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) Progress
6 2 (2.17%) Avaya
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) Actimize
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) Talend
7 1 (1.09%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos