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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.27% 5.23% 5.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.47% 9.76% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -3.40%
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
59 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.43% 53.59% 50.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57 71 70
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £27,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,000 £110,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of job ads across the Canary Wharf region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) CISA
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) QiCA
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 3 (33.33%) BS25999
4 3 (33.33%) COSO
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (11.11%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISA
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) BS25999
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) COSO
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com