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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 8 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.23% 4.90% 10.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.13% 10.77% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 21
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £80,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.00%
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
79 65 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 51.63% 45.45% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 130
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £39,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 2015.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Derivative
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Equities
5 6 (33.33%) WPF
5 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) XSLT
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Swing
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Impala
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) XSLT
2 4 (22.22%) Swing
3 2 (11.11%) WinForms
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (38.89%) Derivative
3 6 (33.33%) Equities
4 4 (22.22%) Credit Risk
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Programming
5 4 (22.22%) Time Management
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Straight-Through Processing
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Flume
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) TIBCO