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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 111 108 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 180 271 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.56% 2.57% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% 5.95% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 164 228 358
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 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
3378 4553 5929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.96% 43.20% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3744 4896
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 29 April 2016, 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).

1 221 (58.01%) Finance
2 191 (50.13%) Java
3 146 (38.32%) Front Office
4 135 (35.43%) Banking
5 109 (28.61%) Equities
6 107 (28.08%) SQL
7 106 (27.82%) Fixed Income
8 104 (27.30%) Derivative
9 96 (25.20%) Unix
10 85 (22.31%) Multithreading
11 84 (22.05%) Linux
12 81 (21.26%) Low Latency
13 77 (20.21%) C++
13 77 (20.21%) Investment Banking
14 71 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (15.49%) C#
15 59 (15.49%) Python
15 59 (15.49%) Electronic Trading
16 50 (13.12%) Degree
17 46 (12.07%) .NET
18 44 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
19 42 (11.02%) Windows
20 41 (10.76%) Mathematics
21 39 (10.24%) FIX Protocol
22 37 (9.71%) Computer Science
23 35 (9.19%) Oracle
24 32 (8.40%) Fintech
25 31 (8.14%) Concurrent Programming
26 30 (7.87%) Risk Management
26 30 (7.87%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (5.25%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.05%) Apache
3 4 (1.05%) JBoss
3 4 (1.05%) Node.js
4 2 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.05%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) MetaTrader
2 6 (1.57%) Summit
3 2 (0.52%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.26%) Endur
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.31%) Office 365
3 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.84%) LAN
1 7 (1.84%) WAN
2 4 (1.05%) DHCP
2 4 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.20%) KDB
3 12 (3.15%) MySQL
4 8 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.79%) OLAP
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.79%) Tick Data
7 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.72%) Cucumber
2 17 (4.46%) Jasmine
3 16 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.67%) JUnit
5 13 (3.41%) Selenium
6 11 (2.89%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.89%) Mockito
7 10 (2.62%) JIRA
8 7 (1.84%) Maven
9 6 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.57%) Subversion
9 6 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.05%) Mocha
11 3 (0.79%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.79%) NUnit
11 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.26%) Gradle
13 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 221 (58.01%) Finance
2 146 (38.32%) Front Office
3 135 (35.43%) Banking
4 77 (20.21%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.94%) Legal
6 13 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.41%) Retail
7 12 (3.15%) Back Office
8 9 (2.36%) Law
9 6 (1.57%) Advertising
10 4 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (50.92%) Developer
2 127 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 87 (22.83%) Analyst
4 45 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 41 (10.76%) Front Office Developer
6 36 (9.45%) Support Analyst
7 32 (8.40%) Business Analyst
7 32 (8.40%) C++ Developer
8 30 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (5.51%) Applications Support
10 20 (5.25%) Applications Manager
11 18 (4.72%) Security Manager
12 17 (4.46%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.20%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.41%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.15%) .NET Developer
15 12 (3.15%) Architect
15 12 (3.15%) Banking Analyst
15 12 (3.15%) Unix Support
15 12 (3.15%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.07%) .NET
2 39 (10.24%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (6.82%) Apache Flex
4 17 (4.46%) J2EE
4 17 (4.46%) Spring
5 16 (4.20%) WPF
6 14 (3.67%) HTML
6 14 (3.67%) jQuery
7 13 (3.41%) STL
8 12 (3.15%) Hibernate
8 12 (3.15%) JDBC
8 12 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (3.15%) XML
9 11 (2.89%) HTML5
9 11 (2.89%) Reactive Extensions
10 10 (2.62%) Apache Camel
10 10 (2.62%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (2.36%) CSS
11 9 (2.36%) Rendezvous
12 7 (1.84%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 109 (28.61%) Equities
2 106 (27.82%) Fixed Income
3 104 (27.30%) Derivative
4 44 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (10.76%) Mathematics
6 37 (9.71%) Computer Science
7 32 (8.40%) Fintech
8 23 (6.04%) Hedge funds
9 19 (4.99%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (3.15%) Economics
11 11 (2.89%) Market Risk
12 10 (2.62%) Spread Betting
12 10 (2.62%) Statistics
13 9 (2.36%) Physics
14 8 (2.10%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.84%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.84%) SWIFT
16 6 (1.57%) Credit Risk
16 6 (1.57%) Swaptions
17 5 (1.31%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 96 (25.20%) Unix
2 84 (22.05%) Linux
3 42 (11.02%) Windows
4 7 (1.84%) Solaris
5 4 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.31%) Multithreading
2 81 (21.26%) Low Latency
3 71 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (15.49%) Electronic Trading
5 31 (8.14%) Concurrent Programming
6 30 (7.87%) Risk Management
6 30 (7.87%) TDD
7 26 (6.82%) Analytics
8 25 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 22 (5.77%) OO
10 21 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.99%) Cash Management
12 17 (4.46%) Scrum
13 16 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.20%) MVVM
13 16 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.20%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.67%) Collateral Management
15 13 (3.41%) Market Making
15 13 (3.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (50.13%) Java
2 107 (28.08%) SQL
3 77 (20.21%) C++
4 59 (15.49%) C#
4 59 (15.49%) Python
5 28 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.30%) Scala
7 18 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.89%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.89%) Perl
8 11 (2.89%) VBA
9 7 (1.84%) R
10 5 (1.31%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.05%) ES6
11 4 (1.05%) Ruby
12 3 (0.79%) C
12 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.52%) F#
13 2 (0.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (13.12%) Degree
2 9 (2.36%) ISEB
3 5 (1.31%) PhD
4 4 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.46%) QA
3 15 (3.94%) ISO27002
4 7 (1.84%) MiFID
5 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.57%) EMIR
5 6 (1.57%) SSAE 16
6 5 (1.31%) SLA
7 4 (1.05%) SEPA
8 3 (0.79%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.52%) COREP
9 2 (0.52%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.52%) FINREP
9 2 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.05%) KVM
2 4 (1.05%) Xen
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.41%) Control-M
2 10 (2.62%) BladeLogic
3 9 (2.36%) Puppet
4 8 (2.10%) Ansible
4 8 (2.10%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (9.19%) Oracle
2 30 (7.87%) Murex
3 19 (4.99%) Calypso
4 11 (2.89%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.36%) Currenex
5 9 (2.36%) TIBCO
5 9 (2.36%) VMware
6 7 (1.84%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.84%) Solace
7 5 (1.31%) FXall
8 4 (1.05%) Reuters
8 4 (1.05%) Splunk
8 4 (1.05%) Sybase
9 3 (0.79%) Google
9 3 (0.79%) IBM
9 3 (0.79%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.79%) Tableau
9 3 (0.79%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (0.52%) Juniper
10 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Web Financial Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Pens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Web Financial Group
Posted: 9 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £69000 per annum + Strong benefits package + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Banking bonus and Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Banking bonus and Bens
Posted: 25 days ago