The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Canary Wharf region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 21 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 11 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.79% 11.52% 5.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.37% 21.11% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 18
Average salary £80,000 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 90 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.42% 54.55% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 72 139
Average salary £66,250 £87,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £53,750 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Canary Wharf region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 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 Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Derivative
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Equities
5 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Front Office
6 5 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
7 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
7 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) STL
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) DHCP
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Murex
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) Firewall
8 3 (13.04%) Reuters
8 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
8 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 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 Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) GDB
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Senior IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Supervisor
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) STL
2 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Pthreads
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Derivative
2 7 (30.43%) Equities
3 5 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (17.39%) SWIFT
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
5 3 (13.04%) Hedge funds
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.35%) PMI
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
2 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Murex
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) Reuters
1 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg