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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 80 152 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.20% 64.14% 41.49%
As % of the General category 81.63% 84.92% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57 136 118
Average salary £65,000 £78,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £107,500 £103,000
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
98 179 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 54.14% 75.53% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 159 209
Average salary £57,500 £78,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.28% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £54,600 £45,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,600 £110,000 £110,000
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 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 38 (32.48%) Degree
2 34 (29.06%) Banking
3 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (24.79%) SQL
5 21 (17.95%) Windows
5 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
5 21 (17.95%) Risk Management
6 20 (17.09%) Investment Banking
6 20 (17.09%) .NET
6 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (15.38%) Oracle
7 18 (15.38%) C#
8 17 (14.53%) Java
8 17 (14.53%) Project Management
9 16 (13.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (11.97%) Change Management
10 14 (11.97%) Back Office
10 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
10 14 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (11.11%) Service Management
11 13 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 12 (10.26%) French Language
12 12 (10.26%) Release Management
12 12 (10.26%) Fixed Income
12 12 (10.26%) Linux
12 12 (10.26%) Web Services
12 12 (10.26%) Analytics
13 11 (9.40%) UNIX
13 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
13 11 (9.40%) Front Office

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (8.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.71%) SAS
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) MPLS
1 7 (5.98%) OSPF
1 7 (5.98%) BGP
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (5.98%) IOS XR
1 7 (5.98%) NX-OS
2 3 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) WebEx
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) SCCP
3 1 (0.85%) H.323
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.42%) Big Data
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.71%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.71%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.71%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 6 (5.13%) Selenium
2 6 (5.13%) CruiseControl
2 6 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.42%) InstallShield
3 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.71%) Toad
4 2 (1.71%) ERwin
General
1 34 (29.06%) Banking
2 20 (17.09%) Investment Banking
3 14 (11.97%) Back Office
4 12 (10.26%) French Language
5 11 (9.40%) Front Office
6 9 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 8 (6.84%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (5.13%) Legal
8 6 (5.13%) Retail
9 5 (4.27%) Law
10 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.97%) Consultant
5 9 (7.69%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Network Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Service Manager
7 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Network Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Development Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Junior
9 5 (4.27%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Junior Business Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Release Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) .NET
2 12 (10.26%) Web Services
3 9 (7.69%) Middleware
3 9 (7.69%) WCF
4 7 (5.98%) REST
4 7 (5.98%) HTML
5 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.13%) HTML5
5 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (4.27%) WPF
7 4 (3.42%) Silverlight
7 4 (3.42%) COM
7 4 (3.42%) MDX
7 4 (3.42%) Spring
8 3 (2.56%) Java EE
8 3 (2.56%) XML
9 2 (1.71%) JMS
9 2 (1.71%) WS-I
9 2 (1.71%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.26%) Fixed Income
4 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.27%) Derivative
6 4 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.71%) Open Source
8 2 (1.71%) User Experience
8 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.71%) PMI
8 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.71%) Replication
8 2 (1.71%) Statistics
8 2 (1.71%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Linux
3 11 (9.40%) UNIX
4 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
4 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.95%) Risk Management
3 17 (14.53%) Project Management
4 14 (11.97%) Change Management
4 14 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.11%) Service Management
6 12 (10.26%) Release Management
6 12 (10.26%) Analytics
7 11 (9.40%) Migration
7 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.55%) ITIL
8 10 (8.55%) ETL
8 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
9 9 (7.69%) Time Management
9 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.84%) MVC
10 8 (6.84%) UML
10 8 (6.84%) RUP
10 8 (6.84%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.84%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) SQL
2 18 (15.38%) C#
3 17 (14.53%) Java
4 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (1.71%) Perl
7 2 (1.71%) Python
7 2 (1.71%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (32.48%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.98%) CCIE
4 5 (4.27%) ISEB
4 5 (4.27%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.56%) PMP
7 2 (1.71%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.71%) CIMA
7 2 (1.71%) MBA
8 1 (0.85%) PhD
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (8.55%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 7 (5.98%) Juniper
4 7 (5.98%) Riverbed
4 7 (5.98%) F5
4 7 (5.98%) Solace
5 4 (3.42%) Informatica
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) Cognos
6 3 (2.56%) Sybase
6 3 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) Talend
7 2 (1.71%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) Progress
7 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 2 (1.71%) Actimize
8 1 (0.85%) Polycom
8 1 (0.85%) HP