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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 92 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 294 381 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.83% 3.67% 3.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.79% 7.78% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 252 308 358
Average salary £75,000 £67,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,375
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
4327 4896 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 47.14% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 4064 4416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 February 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 February 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).

1 273 (55.15%) Finance
2 206 (41.62%) Banking
3 192 (38.79%) Java
4 175 (35.35%) Front Office
5 148 (29.90%) SQL
6 131 (26.46%) Investment Banking
7 123 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (20.00%) C++
9 97 (19.60%) Fixed Income
10 89 (17.98%) Multithreading
11 85 (17.17%) Derivative
11 85 (17.17%) Equities
12 83 (16.77%) C#
13 76 (15.35%) UNIX
13 76 (15.35%) Low Latency
14 66 (13.33%) Degree
15 64 (12.93%) Linux
16 58 (11.72%) TDD
17 50 (10.10%) .NET
18 49 (9.90%) OO
19 46 (9.29%) Algorithmic Trading
19 46 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (8.48%) Business Analysis
21 37 (7.47%) Scrum
21 37 (7.47%) Oracle
22 35 (7.07%) Spring
22 35 (7.07%) Computer Science
22 35 (7.07%) Analytics
23 32 (6.46%) Hedge funds
24 31 (6.26%) Electronic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
1 7 (1.41%) GemFire
2 6 (1.21%) Node.js
3 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.81%) CMS
5 3 (0.61%) Sitefinity
5 3 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
5 3 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.61%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.40%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) JBoss
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) MTS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 23 (4.65%) MS Office
2 18 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 10 (2.02%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.21%) LatentZero
3 5 (1.01%) Front Arena
3 5 (1.01%) RMDS
3 5 (1.01%) LongView
4 4 (0.81%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.20%) Endur
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) Summit
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) GitHub
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.64%) Internet
2 16 (3.23%) Multicast
3 13 (2.63%) Firewall
4 7 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.41%) VPN
4 7 (1.41%) OSPF
4 7 (1.41%) BGP
4 7 (1.41%) EIGRP
5 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.43%) KDB
3 15 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.61%) RavenDB
6 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
6 3 (0.61%) QlikView
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.61%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.40%) MySQL
7 2 (0.40%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Selenium
2 14 (2.83%) WebDriver
3 11 (2.22%) Maven
3 11 (2.22%) JIRA
4 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.62%) Hudson
6 7 (1.41%) Subversion
7 6 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.01%) JUnit
9 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.81%) JBehave
10 3 (0.61%) Moq
10 3 (0.61%) NUnit
11 2 (0.40%) Ant
11 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.40%) jMock
11 2 (0.40%) Hamcrest
General
1 273 (55.15%) Finance
2 206 (41.62%) Banking
3 175 (35.35%) Front Office
4 131 (26.46%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.85%) Back Office
6 19 (3.84%) Retail
7 13 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.21%) Games
9 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.61%) Legal
12 2 (0.40%) Marketing
12 2 (0.40%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 247 (49.90%) Developer
2 121 (24.44%) Java Developer
3 120 (24.24%) Analyst
4 54 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 54 (10.91%) C++ Developer
5 42 (8.48%) C# Developer
6 38 (7.68%) Quantitative Developer
7 34 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 32 (6.46%) Senior Developer
9 28 (5.66%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 22 (4.44%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.24%) Team Leader
12 19 (3.84%) Sales Executive
13 16 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
14 15 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (2.63%) .NET Developer
16 13 (2.63%) Architect
17 12 (2.42%) Programmer
18 11 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.10%) .NET
2 35 (7.07%) Spring
3 29 (5.86%) FIX Protocol
4 22 (4.44%) WPF
5 19 (3.84%) Hibernate
6 18 (3.64%) HTML
6 18 (3.64%) WCF
7 13 (2.63%) RESTful
7 13 (2.63%) J2EE
7 13 (2.63%) CSS
7 13 (2.63%) Middleware
8 12 (2.42%) STL
8 12 (2.42%) JMS
9 11 (2.22%) XML
9 11 (2.22%) HTML5
10 10 (2.02%) Web Services
10 10 (2.02%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.82%) J2SE
11 9 (1.82%) WinForms
12 8 (1.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (19.60%) Fixed Income
2 85 (17.17%) Equities
2 85 (17.17%) Derivative
3 46 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 32 (6.46%) Hedge funds
6 30 (6.06%) Credit Risk
7 19 (3.84%) Mathematics
8 17 (3.43%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.83%) Open Source
10 9 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.62%) Spread Betting
11 8 (1.62%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.41%) PMI
13 6 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.21%) Swaptions
13 6 (1.21%) User Experience
14 5 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.01%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.35%) UNIX
2 64 (12.93%) Linux
3 27 (5.45%) Windows
4 14 (2.83%) Solaris
5 7 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.61%) NetWare
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.98%) Multithreading
3 76 (15.35%) Low Latency
4 58 (11.72%) TDD
5 49 (9.90%) OO
6 46 (9.29%) Algorithmic Trading
7 42 (8.48%) Business Analysis
8 37 (7.47%) Scrum
9 35 (7.07%) Analytics
10 31 (6.26%) Electronic Trading
11 29 (5.86%) Asset Management
12 26 (5.25%) E-Commerce
13 25 (5.05%) Project Management
14 24 (4.85%) Monte Carlo Method
15 23 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (4.44%) OOD
17 21 (4.24%) Workflow
17 21 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (4.04%) UML
19 19 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (38.79%) Java
2 148 (29.90%) SQL
3 99 (20.00%) C++
4 83 (16.77%) C#
5 27 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.85%) VBA
7 23 (4.65%) Python
8 18 (3.64%) C
9 17 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.23%) Perl
11 10 (2.02%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.62%) Scala
13 6 (1.21%) XAML
13 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.01%) Korn
14 5 (1.01%) Haskell
14 5 (1.01%) Clojure
15 4 (0.81%) Ruby
15 4 (0.81%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 66 (13.33%) Degree
2 9 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (1.82%) CCNA
3 7 (1.41%) CCNP
3 7 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.01%) ISEB
5 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.81%) VCP4
6 2 (0.40%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) ACCA
7 1 (0.20%) CIMA
7 1 (0.20%) CFA
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.86%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) EMIR
3 5 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) Basel II
5 3 (0.61%) Basel III
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) COREP
6 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) Control-M
1 3 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 37 (7.47%) Oracle
2 27 (5.45%) TIBCO
3 25 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.23%) 29West
5 14 (2.83%) Charles River
6 11 (2.22%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.22%) Sybase
7 10 (2.02%) Cisco
8 9 (1.82%) Murex
9 7 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.41%) F5
10 6 (1.21%) IBM
11 5 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.01%) ION Trading
11 5 (1.01%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.81%) Twitter
13 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.61%) SAP
13 3 (0.61%) Reuters
14 2 (0.40%) BMC
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: competitive
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
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City, London
X4 Group
Salary: £90k - 130k per year
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago