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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 82 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 339 506 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 4.22% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.83% 10.22% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 286 452 575
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
4329 4951 5302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 41.30% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3603 4348 4861
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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).

1 440 (59.06%) Finance
2 375 (50.34%) Java
3 271 (36.38%) Front Office
4 267 (35.84%) Banking
5 209 (28.05%) Derivative
6 190 (25.50%) Multithreading
6 190 (25.50%) Low Latency
7 181 (24.30%) SQL
8 173 (23.22%) Investment Banking
9 156 (20.94%) Equities
10 150 (20.13%) Fixed Income
11 120 (16.11%) OO
12 102 (13.69%) Electronic Trading
13 101 (13.56%) Degree
13 101 (13.56%) C#
14 97 (13.02%) Oracle
15 96 (12.89%) Linux
16 93 (12.48%) UNIX
17 77 (10.34%) E-Commerce
18 73 (9.80%) .NET
18 73 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
19 70 (9.40%) TDD
20 66 (8.86%) Back Office
21 65 (8.72%) HTML
22 63 (8.46%) C++
23 61 (8.19%) Business Analysis
24 60 (8.05%) QA
25 54 (7.25%) Spring
25 54 (7.25%) XML
26 53 (7.11%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.74%) CMS
1 13 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (1.34%) IIS
2 10 (1.34%) Node.js
3 9 (1.21%) Sitefinity
3 9 (1.21%) Orchard CMS
3 9 (1.21%) NServiceBus
3 9 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (1.21%) Magnolia
3 9 (1.21%) Umbraco
4 7 (0.94%) Apache
4 7 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.94%) MQSeries
4 7 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.67%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 39 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.81%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.81%) MS Project
3 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.68%) RMDS
2 17 (2.28%) Summit
3 12 (1.61%) Front Arena
4 11 (1.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (1.34%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (1.34%) Eikon
6 6 (0.81%) Kondor+
6 6 (0.81%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.54%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.40%) LongView
9 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.27%) Endur
10 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
11 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.62%) Firewall
2 25 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.28%) DNS
4 13 (1.74%) LAN
5 12 (1.61%) SAN
5 12 (1.61%) Multicast
6 11 (1.48%) WAN
7 10 (1.34%) SSL
8 7 (0.94%) VPN
9 6 (0.81%) VoIP
10 4 (0.54%) Intranet
11 3 (0.40%) HTTP
12 2 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.83%) MySQL
3 32 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.22%) KDB
5 11 (1.48%) Big Data
6 10 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.21%) RavenDB
7 9 (1.21%) Neo4j
7 9 (1.21%) CouchDB
8 7 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (0.67%) DTS
10 5 (0.67%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 39 (5.23%) Subversion
2 24 (3.22%) Selenium
3 21 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 20 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.15%) JUnit
7 15 (2.01%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.74%) Maven
9 12 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (1.48%) JIRA
11 9 (1.21%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.21%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (1.07%) Behat
12 8 (1.07%) PHPUnit
13 5 (0.67%) Hamcrest
13 5 (0.67%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.67%) jMock
14 4 (0.54%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.54%) NUnit
14 4 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 440 (59.06%) Finance
2 271 (36.38%) Front Office
3 267 (35.84%) Banking
4 173 (23.22%) Investment Banking
5 66 (8.86%) Back Office
6 32 (4.30%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.55%) Legal
8 16 (2.15%) Marketing
9 15 (2.01%) Advertising
10 13 (1.74%) International Banking
11 11 (1.48%) Publishing
12 10 (1.34%) Law
13 8 (1.07%) Retail
14 5 (0.67%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.67%) French Language
14 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.40%) Games
15 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 384 (51.54%) Developer
2 232 (31.14%) Java Developer
3 138 (18.52%) Analyst
4 90 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 70 (9.40%) Business Analyst
6 39 (5.23%) Applications Support
7 37 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (4.70%) C# Developer
8 35 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 27 (3.62%) .NET Developer
10 22 (2.95%) C++ Developer
10 22 (2.95%) Team Leader
11 20 (2.68%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (2.28%) Architect
13 17 (2.28%) Java Team Leader
14 15 (2.01%) PHP Developer
14 15 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (2.01%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 15 (2.01%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.80%) .NET
2 65 (8.72%) HTML
3 54 (7.25%) XML
3 54 (7.25%) Spring
4 46 (6.17%) CSS
5 35 (4.70%) Hibernate
6 28 (3.76%) .NET Framework
6 28 (3.76%) JMS
7 27 (3.62%) jQuery
8 26 (3.49%) HTML5
8 26 (3.49%) J2EE
9 25 (3.36%) WPF
10 24 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
10 24 (3.22%) Web Services
11 23 (3.09%) Middleware
11 23 (3.09%) WCF
12 21 (2.82%) ASP.NET
13 20 (2.68%) XSLT
14 19 (2.55%) LAMP
14 19 (2.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 209 (28.05%) Derivative
2 156 (20.94%) Equities
3 150 (20.13%) Fixed Income
4 53 (7.11%) Computer Science
5 47 (6.31%) Mathematics
6 33 (4.43%) Open Source
7 30 (4.03%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (3.62%) Hedge funds
9 22 (2.95%) Market Risk
10 21 (2.82%) SWIFT
11 16 (2.15%) Credit Derivative
12 15 (2.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (1.61%) Physics
14 10 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.34%) Economics
14 10 (1.34%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.34%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.21%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.94%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.89%) Linux
2 93 (12.48%) UNIX
3 43 (5.77%) Windows
4 24 (3.22%) Solaris
5 20 (2.68%) NetWare
6 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.27%) AIX
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (25.50%) Multithreading
1 190 (25.50%) Low Latency
2 120 (16.11%) OO
3 102 (13.69%) Electronic Trading
4 77 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 73 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (9.40%) TDD
7 61 (8.19%) Business Analysis
8 50 (6.71%) Risk Management
9 36 (4.83%) Scrum
10 32 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (4.03%) Algorithmic Trading
11 30 (4.03%) Asset Management
11 30 (4.03%) Project Management
12 29 (3.89%) UML
13 26 (3.49%) Migration
14 24 (3.22%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.09%) Analytics
15 23 (3.09%) OO PHP
16 22 (2.95%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 375 (50.34%) Java
2 181 (24.30%) SQL
3 101 (13.56%) C#
4 63 (8.46%) C++
5 53 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 52 (6.98%) Python
7 36 (4.83%) Perl
8 30 (4.03%) PHP
9 20 (2.68%) Ruby
10 18 (2.42%) PHP5
10 18 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.01%) VBA
12 14 (1.88%) Groovy
13 13 (1.74%) VB
14 11 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.21%) F#
17 8 (1.07%) Scala
18 7 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (13.56%) Degree
2 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.21%) CCNA
5 8 (1.07%) PhD
6 7 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.67%) PMP
7 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.40%) ISEB
9 2 (0.27%) ACCA
9 2 (0.27%) CAPM
9 2 (0.27%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) CISA
10 1 (0.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.05%) QA
2 10 (1.34%) EMIR
2 10 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.40%) Basel III
3 3 (0.40%) IAS 39
4 2 (0.27%) 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 8 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.13%) KVM
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) 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 97 (13.02%) Oracle
2 50 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.43%) TIBCO
4 31 (4.16%) Bloomberg
5 26 (3.49%) Murex
6 24 (3.22%) 29West
7 23 (3.09%) Zend
8 22 (2.95%) Reuters
9 20 (2.68%) Sybase
10 14 (1.88%) DevExpress
11 12 (1.61%) ION Trading
12 11 (1.48%) IBM
12 11 (1.48%) Charles River
12 11 (1.48%) thinkFolio
13 10 (1.34%) Misys
13 10 (1.34%) SunGard
14 9 (1.21%) Calypso
14 9 (1.21%) EPiServer
14 9 (1.21%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.21%) Twitter
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus+Package+Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago