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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / City of London
Rank 121 94 117
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 110 197 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 3.05% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 6.39% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 104 181 198
Median salary £85,000 £80,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £90,750
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £80,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +72.97%

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
2520 3081 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.36% 47.74% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2307 2700 3857
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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).

1 149 (59.36%) Finance
2 103 (41.04%) Java
3 97 (38.65%) SQL
4 94 (37.45%) Front Office
5 80 (31.87%) Banking
6 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (27.49%) Unix
8 66 (26.29%) Derivative
8 66 (26.29%) Multithreading
9 58 (23.11%) Fixed Income
10 54 (21.51%) Equities
10 54 (21.51%) Degree
10 54 (21.51%) Linux
11 50 (19.92%) Low Latency
12 41 (16.33%) Oracle
13 36 (14.34%) FIX Protocol
13 36 (14.34%) Mathematics
14 34 (13.55%) C++
14 34 (13.55%) Windows
14 34 (13.55%) Risk Management
15 33 (13.15%) Electronic Trading
16 32 (12.75%) C#
17 29 (11.55%) Investment Banking
18 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
19 26 (10.36%) .NET
19 26 (10.36%) Scrum
20 25 (9.96%) Calypso
21 22 (8.76%) Hedge funds
22 21 (8.37%) Concurrent Programming
23 20 (7.97%) Fintech

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 16 (6.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (3.59%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.99%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.99%) JBoss
4 2 (0.80%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.19%) MS Office
3 6 (2.39%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Temenos T24
2 5 (1.99%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.59%) Eze OMS
4 2 (0.80%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) DNS
1 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.57%) Oracle Database
2 16 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.78%) Big Data
3 12 (4.78%) Hadoop
3 12 (4.78%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.39%) MS Access
7 5 (1.99%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.20%) KDB
8 3 (1.20%) MySQL
8 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.80%) DB2
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.80%) Tick Data
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.17%) Maven
2 11 (4.38%) JIRA
2 11 (4.38%) JUnit
3 9 (3.59%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.59%) Gradle
4 8 (3.19%) NUnit
5 7 (2.79%) Ant
5 7 (2.79%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.79%) IntelliJ
5 7 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.79%) Mercurial
5 7 (2.79%) NetBeans
5 7 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.59%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.59%) Selenium
6 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.80%) Robot Framework
7 2 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.40%) Moq
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (59.36%) Finance
2 94 (37.45%) Front Office
3 80 (31.87%) Banking
4 29 (11.55%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.58%) Financial Institution
6 11 (4.38%) Back Office
7 7 (2.79%) Advertising
8 5 (1.99%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Games
9 3 (1.20%) Retail
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (45.42%) Developer
2 65 (25.90%) Java Developer
3 53 (21.12%) Analyst
4 28 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 25 (9.96%) Business Analyst
6 23 (9.16%) Team Leader
7 19 (7.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (7.57%) Support Analyst
8 18 (7.17%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.18%) C++ Developer
9 13 (5.18%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.78%) Applications Support
11 11 (4.38%) FX Business Analyst
11 11 (4.38%) FX Support Analyst
12 10 (3.98%) Core Java Developer
12 10 (3.98%) Quantitative Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Market Risk Java Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Murex Analyst
13 8 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.34%) FIX Protocol
2 26 (10.36%) .NET
3 12 (4.78%) J2SE
4 11 (4.38%) HTML
5 10 (3.98%) Java SE
5 10 (3.98%) Rendezvous
6 9 (3.59%) HTML5
6 9 (3.59%) JMS
6 9 (3.59%) TIBCO EMS
6 9 (3.59%) XML
7 8 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.79%) Swing
8 7 (2.79%) Ultra Messaging
9 6 (2.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.39%) Spring
10 5 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.99%) RESTful
11 4 (1.59%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.29%) Derivative
2 58 (23.11%) Fixed Income
3 54 (21.51%) Equities
4 36 (14.34%) Mathematics
5 28 (11.16%) Computer Science
6 22 (8.76%) Hedge funds
7 20 (7.97%) Fintech
8 18 (7.17%) Market Risk
9 17 (6.77%) Algorithms
9 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (6.77%) Physics
10 13 (5.18%) OTC Derivatives
11 9 (3.59%) Credit Risk
12 6 (2.39%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.99%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.59%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.59%) Contract for Difference
14 4 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.49%) Unix
2 54 (21.51%) Linux
3 34 (13.55%) Windows
4 4 (1.59%) Solaris
5 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.29%) Multithreading
3 50 (19.92%) Low Latency
4 34 (13.55%) Risk Management
5 33 (13.15%) Electronic Trading
6 26 (10.36%) Scrum
7 21 (8.37%) Concurrent Programming
8 19 (7.57%) SDLC
8 19 (7.57%) Workflow
9 15 (5.98%) Analytics
10 14 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.78%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.78%) Market Making
12 12 (4.78%) Project Management
13 11 (4.38%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.98%) DevOps
14 10 (3.98%) OO
14 10 (3.98%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (41.04%) Java
2 97 (38.65%) SQL
3 34 (13.55%) C++
4 32 (12.75%) C#
5 19 (7.57%) Scala
6 16 (6.37%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.58%) Python
8 11 (4.38%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.59%) Haskell
9 9 (3.59%) VB
10 7 (2.79%) C
10 7 (2.79%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.79%) R
11 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.39%) VB6
12 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.99%) Ruby
13 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (21.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) CISA
2 1 (0.40%) CISM
2 1 (0.40%) CISSP
2 1 (0.40%) CRISC
2 1 (0.40%) PMP
2 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.57%) QA
2 13 (5.18%) MiFID
3 7 (2.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (2.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 2 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Oracle
2 25 (9.96%) Calypso
3 19 (7.57%) TIBCO
4 14 (5.58%) Bloomberg
5 13 (5.18%) Sybase
6 11 (4.38%) IBM
7 10 (3.98%) Murex
8 8 (3.19%) Charles River
8 8 (3.19%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.79%) jBASE
9 7 (2.79%) Reuters
9 7 (2.79%) Temenos
10 6 (2.39%) Fidessa
10 6 (2.39%) Laserfiche
10 6 (2.39%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.39%) Yardi
11 5 (1.99%) StreamBase
12 4 (1.59%) Eze Software Group
12 4 (1.59%) HP
12 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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