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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 16 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.99% 6.62% 4.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 10.81% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 11
Average salary £68,750 £85,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £80,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
34 185 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.75% 61.26% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 151 105
Average salary £60,000 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £60,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) PMI
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Equities
4 1 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Market Making
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA