The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 140 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +17
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 115 321 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.88% 3.31% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 7.13% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 113 265 289
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,000 £91,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2864 4503 5485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.85% 46.47% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 3721 4523
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 186 (68.89%) Finance
2 111 (41.11%) SQL
3 101 (37.41%) Java
4 95 (35.19%) Derivative
5 87 (32.22%) Linux
6 85 (31.48%) Unix
7 84 (31.11%) Front Office
8 76 (28.15%) Fixed Income
9 71 (26.30%) Banking
10 69 (25.56%) Equities
11 65 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (20.74%) Multithreading
13 48 (17.78%) Windows
14 41 (15.19%) Degree
15 40 (14.81%) Python
16 37 (13.70%) FIX Protocol
17 33 (12.22%) Low Latency
17 33 (12.22%) C++
18 32 (11.85%) Oracle
18 32 (11.85%) Fintech
19 28 (10.37%) Investment Banking
20 25 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (9.26%) Mathematics
21 23 (8.52%) Computer Science
21 23 (8.52%) Hedge funds
21 23 (8.52%) Murex
22 21 (7.78%) Risk Management
23 20 (7.41%) C#
24 19 (7.04%) Scala
25 18 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (1.48%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.11%) IIS
2 3 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
3 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) JBoss
4 1 (0.37%) Kentico
4 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS Project
4 3 (1.11%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.33%) MetaTrader
2 6 (2.22%) Summit
3 2 (0.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.74%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.74%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.74%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.48%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.48%) DHCP
1 4 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) IPsec
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) Multicast
3 1 (0.37%) NAS
3 1 (0.37%) SAN
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) VPN
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.59%) MySQL
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.85%) Big Data
6 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) KDB
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.37%) QlikView
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.19%) JUnit
2 12 (4.44%) Cucumber
2 12 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 9 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.33%) JIRA
4 9 (3.33%) Selenium
5 7 (2.59%) Mockito
6 6 (2.22%) Maven
7 5 (1.85%) Ant
7 5 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.85%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.85%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.11%) Mocha
8 3 (1.11%) NUnit
9 2 (0.74%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.74%) git-flow
9 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.37%) Protractor
General
1 186 (68.89%) Finance
2 84 (31.11%) Front Office
3 71 (26.30%) Banking
4 28 (10.37%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.30%) Back Office
6 10 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.33%) Retail
8 6 (2.22%) Law
9 4 (1.48%) Advertising
10 3 (1.11%) Legal
10 3 (1.11%) Marketing
11 2 (0.74%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (42.59%) Developer
2 70 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 55 (20.37%) Analyst
4 29 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.63%) Applications Support
6 25 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.15%) Support Analyst
8 16 (5.93%) C++ Developer
8 16 (5.93%) Support Specialist
9 14 (5.19%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (4.81%) FX Business Analyst
10 13 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.44%) Business IT Analyst
11 12 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
11 12 (4.44%) IT Analyst
11 12 (4.44%) Quantitative Developer
12 11 (4.07%) FX Support Analyst
13 10 (3.70%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 10 (3.70%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.70%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (4.44%) Swing
3 11 (4.07%) J2EE
3 11 (4.07%) JMS
3 11 (4.07%) Spring
4 10 (3.70%) .NET
4 10 (3.70%) HTML
5 9 (3.33%) jQuery
5 9 (3.33%) XML
6 8 (2.96%) HTML5
7 7 (2.59%) Apache Camel
7 7 (2.59%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (2.22%) CSS
8 6 (2.22%) JDBC
8 6 (2.22%) React
8 6 (2.22%) Rendezvous
8 6 (2.22%) Ultra Messaging
9 5 (1.85%) WCF
9 5 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 95 (35.19%) Derivative
2 76 (28.15%) Fixed Income
3 69 (25.56%) Equities
4 32 (11.85%) Fintech
5 25 (9.26%) Mathematics
6 23 (8.52%) Computer Science
6 23 (8.52%) Hedge funds
7 18 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (5.93%) OTC Derivatives
9 13 (4.81%) Market Risk
10 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.59%) Statistics
12 6 (2.22%) Swaptions
12 6 (2.22%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.48%) Contract for Difference
13 4 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.48%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.48%) Eurex
13 4 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (32.22%) Linux
2 85 (31.48%) Unix
3 48 (17.78%) Windows
4 9 (3.33%) Solaris
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.74%) Multithreading
3 33 (12.22%) Low Latency
4 25 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (7.78%) Risk Management
6 18 (6.67%) OO
6 18 (6.67%) Scrum
7 16 (5.93%) High-Frequency Trading
7 16 (5.93%) ITIL
8 15 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 14 (5.19%) Market Making
10 13 (4.81%) Algorithmic Trading
10 13 (4.81%) Analytics
10 13 (4.81%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.81%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (4.81%) Test Scripting
11 12 (4.44%) Change Management
11 12 (4.44%) OOD
11 12 (4.44%) TDD
11 12 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (41.11%) SQL
2 101 (37.41%) Java
3 40 (14.81%) Python
4 33 (12.22%) C++
5 20 (7.41%) C#
6 19 (7.04%) Scala
7 17 (6.30%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.81%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.07%) VBA
10 9 (3.33%) Perl
11 6 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.48%) Ruby
13 3 (1.11%) C
13 3 (1.11%) ES6
13 3 (1.11%) Haskell
13 3 (1.11%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.11%) R
14 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (15.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) Brainbench
2 1 (0.37%) ISEB
2 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.19%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.22%) SSAE 16
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
4 4 (1.48%) MiFID
5 3 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.11%) EMIR
6 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.74%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.74%) SEPA
7 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.11%) KVM
3 3 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (2.59%) BladeLogic
2 7 (2.59%) Control-M
3 5 (1.85%) Ansible
3 5 (1.85%) Puppet
4 3 (1.11%) Nagios
4 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.74%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.74%) Hyperic
5 2 (0.74%) OPNET
6 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
6 1 (0.37%) Salt
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (11.85%) Oracle
2 23 (8.52%) Murex
3 17 (6.30%) Calypso
4 16 (5.93%) Bloomberg
5 9 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.96%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.59%) VMware
8 6 (2.22%) IBM
8 6 (2.22%) Sybase
9 4 (1.48%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.48%) Reuters
10 3 (1.11%) Google
10 3 (1.11%) Laserfiche
10 3 (1.11%) Yardi
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco
11 2 (0.74%) CQG
11 2 (0.74%) Fidessa
11 2 (0.74%) Remedy
11 2 (0.74%) SunGard
11 2 (0.74%) Tableau
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Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haysfm
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competative Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
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Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
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Huxley
Salary: £59000 - £69000 per annum + Fantastic Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago