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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 101 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 273 431 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.59% 3.47% 4.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.24% 7.39% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 230 356 425
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4375 5833 5481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.48% 46.98% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 4791 4739
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, 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).

1 305 (58.10%) Finance
2 213 (40.57%) Banking
3 193 (36.76%) Java
4 163 (31.05%) Front Office
5 151 (28.76%) SQL
6 147 (28.00%) Investment Banking
7 132 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (23.62%) Equities
9 119 (22.67%) Derivative
10 117 (22.29%) Fixed Income
11 100 (19.05%) C#
12 95 (18.10%) C++
13 86 (16.38%) Multithreading
14 71 (13.52%) .NET
14 71 (13.52%) Low Latency
15 65 (12.38%) UNIX
16 64 (12.19%) Degree
17 57 (10.86%) Algorithmic Trading
18 53 (10.10%) TDD
19 51 (9.71%) Business Analysis
20 50 (9.52%) Linux
21 47 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
22 44 (8.38%) QA
23 43 (8.19%) Analytics
24 39 (7.43%) Back Office
24 39 (7.43%) Project Management
25 37 (7.05%) Scrum
26 35 (6.67%) Windows
26 35 (6.67%) OO
27 34 (6.48%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 7 (1.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (1.33%) GemFire
2 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.57%) Node.js
4 2 (0.38%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (0.38%) Confluence
4 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) MTS
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 24 (4.57%) MS Office
2 19 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.14%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (0.76%) LongView
2 4 (0.76%) LatentZero
2 4 (0.76%) Front Arena
3 3 (0.57%) RMDS
3 3 (0.57%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.38%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) PaaS
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.00%) Multicast
2 18 (3.43%) Internet
3 11 (2.10%) Firewall
4 9 (1.71%) VPN
5 8 (1.52%) BGP
5 8 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.33%) EIGRP
6 7 (1.33%) OSPF
7 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.38%) SAN
8 2 (0.38%) Broadband
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) WAN
9 1 (0.19%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.19%) Junos
9 1 (0.19%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless
9 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.24%) KDB
3 14 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.76%) LogicBlox
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.57%) MySQL
11 2 (0.38%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.38%) QlikView
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (3.05%) Selenium
2 15 (2.86%) JIRA
2 15 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 14 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.29%) WebDriver
6 10 (1.90%) Maven
7 8 (1.52%) Hudson
7 8 (1.52%) JUnit
7 8 (1.52%) NUnit
8 7 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.14%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.95%) Subversion
10 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.95%) Moq
11 4 (0.76%) JBehave
11 4 (0.76%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 305 (58.10%) Finance
2 213 (40.57%) Banking
3 163 (31.05%) Front Office
4 147 (28.00%) Investment Banking
5 39 (7.43%) Back Office
6 23 (4.38%) Retail
7 13 (2.48%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.71%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.38%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 246 (46.86%) Developer
2 134 (25.52%) Analyst
3 116 (22.10%) Java Developer
4 68 (12.95%) Business Analyst
5 43 (8.19%) C++ Developer
6 40 (7.62%) C# Developer
7 37 (7.05%) Senior Developer
8 36 (6.86%) Quantitative Developer
9 32 (6.10%) Support Analyst
10 28 (5.33%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 24 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (3.62%) Architect
13 18 (3.43%) Sales Executive
14 17 (3.24%) Applications Support
14 17 (3.24%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.05%) .NET Developer
16 15 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.86%) Lead Architect
17 11 (2.10%) Agile Business Analyst
17 11 (2.10%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.52%) .NET
2 33 (6.29%) Spring
3 29 (5.52%) FIX Protocol
4 22 (4.19%) Web Services
5 21 (4.00%) Ultra Messaging
6 20 (3.81%) WPF
7 18 (3.43%) WCF
8 17 (3.24%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.05%) J2EE
9 16 (3.05%) Hibernate
10 15 (2.86%) JMS
10 15 (2.86%) RESTful
11 14 (2.67%) Middleware
11 14 (2.67%) HTML
12 12 (2.29%) WinForms
13 11 (2.10%) TIBCO EMS
13 11 (2.10%) XML
14 10 (1.90%) Rendezvous
15 8 (1.52%) LINQ
15 8 (1.52%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.62%) Equities
2 119 (22.67%) Derivative
3 117 (22.29%) Fixed Income
4 47 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.10%) Hedge funds
6 30 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 30 (5.71%) Credit Risk
7 19 (3.62%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.67%) PMI
9 13 (2.48%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.29%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.52%) Spread Betting
12 8 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
12 8 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (1.14%) Open Source
13 6 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.38%) UNIX
2 50 (9.52%) Linux
3 35 (6.67%) Windows
4 12 (2.29%) Solaris
5 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (16.38%) Multithreading
3 71 (13.52%) Low Latency
4 57 (10.86%) Algorithmic Trading
5 53 (10.10%) TDD
6 51 (9.71%) Business Analysis
7 43 (8.19%) Analytics
8 39 (7.43%) Project Management
9 37 (7.05%) Scrum
10 35 (6.67%) OO
11 34 (6.48%) Asset Management
12 33 (6.29%) Electronic Trading
13 32 (6.10%) Risk Management
14 31 (5.90%) E-Commerce
15 30 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (5.33%) Test Automation
17 27 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (4.57%) Monte Carlo Method
18 24 (4.57%) BDD
19 22 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (36.76%) Java
2 151 (28.76%) SQL
3 100 (19.05%) C#
4 95 (18.10%) C++
5 24 (4.57%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.38%) VBA
7 21 (4.00%) C
8 16 (3.05%) Python
9 15 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.48%) Perl
12 11 (2.10%) MATLAB
12 11 (2.10%) Scala
13 7 (1.33%) R
14 6 (1.14%) XAML
14 6 (1.14%) Ruby
15 5 (0.95%) Korn
15 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.76%) Prolog
16 4 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 64 (12.19%) Degree
2 15 (2.86%) ISEB
3 14 (2.67%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.52%) CCNA
5 7 (1.33%) CCNP
6 4 (0.76%) PhD
6 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.38%) QA
2 20 (3.81%) EMIR
3 17 (3.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.52%) MiFID
5 4 (0.76%) COREP
5 4 (0.76%) FINREP
6 3 (0.57%) Basel III
6 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.57%) Basel II
7 2 (0.38%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Control-M
1 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (6.48%) Oracle
2 30 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.33%) TIBCO
4 13 (2.48%) Charles River
4 13 (2.48%) Murex
5 11 (2.10%) Cisco
6 9 (1.71%) Sybase
7 8 (1.52%) Solace
8 7 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.33%) F5
9 6 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.14%) IBM
10 4 (0.76%) Sun
10 4 (0.76%) SimCorp
11 3 (0.57%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.57%) Calypso
11 3 (0.57%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.57%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.38%) Juniper
12 2 (0.38%) Informatica
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