The 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 15 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 8.20% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 12.56% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 12
Average salary £53,750 £80,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.81% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £80,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 199 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 52.56% 65.25% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 177 119
Average salary £60,000 £90,000 £96,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £60,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £104,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (20.00%) PMI
6 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) Equities
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA