The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 81 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 372 534 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.01% 4.47% 4.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.04% 10.72% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 310 478 581
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,600 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4627 4983 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.47% 41.72% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3803 4353 4705
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the City of London region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the City of London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in the City of London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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).

1 477 (59.85%) Finance
2 384 (48.18%) Java
3 293 (36.76%) Front Office
4 276 (34.63%) Banking
5 242 (30.36%) Derivative
6 215 (26.98%) SQL
7 191 (23.96%) Low Latency
8 189 (23.71%) Multithreading
9 188 (23.59%) Equities
10 184 (23.09%) Fixed Income
11 161 (20.20%) Investment Banking
12 118 (14.81%) Linux
13 116 (14.55%) Degree
14 113 (14.18%) OO
15 107 (13.43%) C#
15 107 (13.43%) Oracle
16 106 (13.30%) Electronic Trading
17 97 (12.17%) UNIX
18 86 (10.79%) Back Office
19 80 (10.04%) Business Analysis
20 79 (9.91%) E-Commerce
21 78 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
22 77 (9.66%) C++
23 72 (9.03%) .NET
24 68 (8.53%) HTML
25 67 (8.41%) Computer Science
26 63 (7.90%) XML
27 62 (7.78%) TDD
28 56 (7.03%) QA
28 56 (7.03%) Python

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.25%) CMS
3 8 (1.00%) Node.js
4 7 (0.88%) Sitefinity
4 7 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
4 7 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (0.88%) Magnolia
4 7 (0.88%) Umbraco
4 7 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.88%) IIS
4 7 (0.88%) MQSeries
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.63%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.63%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 5 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.50%) Apache
6 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.76%) RMDS
2 18 (2.26%) Summit
3 12 (1.51%) Front Arena
4 10 (1.25%) Eikon
4 10 (1.25%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (1.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 6 (0.75%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.63%) Kondor+
6 5 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.38%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 3 (0.38%) LongView
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.63%) DNS
3 20 (2.51%) Firewall
4 14 (1.76%) LAN
5 12 (1.51%) Multicast
6 11 (1.38%) SAN
7 10 (1.25%) WAN
7 10 (1.25%) SSL
8 7 (0.88%) VPN
9 6 (0.75%) VoIP
10 4 (0.50%) HTTP
11 3 (0.38%) Intranet
12 2 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
12 2 (0.25%) DHCP
13 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.89%) MySQL
2 39 (4.89%) Relational Database
3 22 (2.76%) KDB
4 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.25%) Big Data
5 10 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 7 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.88%) RavenDB
7 7 (0.88%) Neo4j
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.63%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (0.63%) DTS
9 5 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (4.77%) Subversion
2 21 (2.63%) Selenium
3 19 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 16 (2.01%) JUnit
6 14 (1.76%) Maven
7 13 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (1.51%) JIRA
9 8 (1.00%) NUnit
9 8 (1.00%) PHPUnit
9 8 (1.00%) Behat
9 8 (1.00%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.50%) Hamcrest
11 4 (0.50%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.50%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.50%) jMock
12 3 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 477 (59.85%) Finance
2 293 (36.76%) Front Office
3 276 (34.63%) Banking
4 161 (20.20%) Investment Banking
5 86 (10.79%) Back Office
6 26 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 21 (2.63%) General Ledger
8 19 (2.38%) Legal
9 18 (2.26%) Marketing
10 14 (1.76%) Advertising
11 12 (1.51%) International Banking
12 11 (1.38%) Publishing
13 10 (1.25%) Law
14 7 (0.88%) Retail
15 4 (0.50%) French Language
16 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.38%) Games
17 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (50.19%) Developer
2 235 (29.49%) Java Developer
3 160 (20.08%) Analyst
4 100 (12.55%) Senior Developer
5 85 (10.66%) Business Analyst
6 47 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 46 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 43 (5.40%) C# Developer
9 39 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 26 (3.26%) Applications Support Analyst
11 25 (3.14%) C++ Developer
12 24 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.63%) Project Manager
14 20 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (2.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 18 (2.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 18 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (2.26%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.13%) Lead Developer
17 16 (2.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.03%) .NET
2 68 (8.53%) HTML
3 63 (7.90%) XML
4 52 (6.52%) Spring
5 46 (5.77%) CSS
6 32 (4.02%) J2EE
6 32 (4.02%) JMS
7 31 (3.89%) Hibernate
8 28 (3.51%) Middleware
8 28 (3.51%) jQuery
9 27 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
9 27 (3.39%) Ajax
10 26 (3.26%) .NET Framework
11 23 (2.89%) WPF
12 22 (2.76%) LAMP
13 21 (2.63%) Rendezvous
13 21 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 21 (2.63%) HTML5
14 20 (2.51%) WCF
14 20 (2.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 242 (30.36%) Derivative
2 188 (23.59%) Equities
3 184 (23.09%) Fixed Income
4 67 (8.41%) Computer Science
5 55 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 53 (6.65%) Equity Derivative
7 47 (5.90%) Hedge funds
8 40 (5.02%) Credit Derivative
9 39 (4.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 37 (4.64%) SWIFT
11 25 (3.14%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.63%) Open Source
13 14 (1.76%) Physics
14 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.38%) Reference Data
16 10 (1.25%) Credit Risk
16 10 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
16 10 (1.25%) Economics
17 9 (1.13%) Grid Computing
18 6 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.81%) Linux
2 97 (12.17%) UNIX
3 47 (5.90%) Windows
4 28 (3.51%) Solaris
5 18 (2.26%) NetWare
6 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.25%) AIX
6 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (23.96%) Low Latency
2 189 (23.71%) Multithreading
3 113 (14.18%) OO
4 106 (13.30%) Electronic Trading
5 80 (10.04%) Business Analysis
6 79 (9.91%) E-Commerce
7 78 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (7.78%) TDD
9 49 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 43 (5.40%) Project Management
10 43 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 36 (4.52%) Algorithmic Trading
12 35 (4.39%) Asset Management
13 34 (4.27%) Scrum
14 29 (3.64%) UML
15 26 (3.26%) OO PHP
16 25 (3.14%) Time Management
17 23 (2.89%) Service Delivery
18 22 (2.76%) Change Management
18 22 (2.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 384 (48.18%) Java
2 215 (26.98%) SQL
3 107 (13.43%) C#
4 77 (9.66%) C++
5 56 (7.03%) Python
6 52 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 35 (4.39%) PHP
8 29 (3.64%) Perl
9 22 (2.76%) VBA
10 21 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.63%) PHP5
11 18 (2.26%) Ruby
12 14 (1.76%) VB
13 12 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.51%) Groovy
14 10 (1.25%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.13%) Scala
16 8 (1.00%) R
17 7 (0.88%) F#
17 7 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 116 (14.55%) Degree
2 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.25%) PhD
4 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.75%) PMP
5 6 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.50%) CCNA
7 2 (0.25%) ISEB
7 2 (0.25%) CIMA
7 2 (0.25%) ACCA
7 2 (0.25%) CAPM
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.03%) QA
2 12 (1.51%) EMIR
2 12 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.38%) Basel III
3 3 (0.38%) IAS 39
4 2 (0.25%) GAAP
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.13%) COREP
5 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.13%) KVM
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Ansible
2 1 (0.13%) WMI
2 1 (0.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 107 (13.43%) Oracle
2 40 (5.02%) Microsoft
3 37 (4.64%) TIBCO
4 34 (4.27%) Bloomberg
5 31 (3.89%) Sybase
6 28 (3.51%) Murex
7 26 (3.26%) Zend
8 25 (3.14%) Reuters
9 23 (2.89%) 29West
10 21 (2.63%) Calypso
11 15 (1.88%) ION Trading
12 13 (1.63%) DevExpress
13 12 (1.51%) thinkFolio
14 10 (1.25%) SunGard
14 10 (1.25%) IBM
14 10 (1.25%) Misys
15 9 (1.13%) Adobe
15 9 (1.13%) Charles River
16 7 (0.88%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.88%) Sitecore
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits + shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £575 - £625 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £750000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago