At the first sight the trading is a regular job wich requires qualification and ability to work. It is true, but in the meantime there are some specific features you can't get from regular job:
You profit is percent-dependent. So you can get more from bigger deposit. But do not forget about risk-management: do not place an order for more than 10% of available balance - to be protected from unexpected rate changes.
Forex Market works 5 days a week with no night breaks. So you can choose more comfortable time for you. Take a note: market activity is different on different day periods. This depends on different markets are opened at the moment - Asian, European or American