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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 92 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 206 268 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.09% 2.58% 3.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.39% 5.76% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 191 233 286
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
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
3225 4653 5112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.31% 44.80% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 3944 4307
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £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 10 February 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 10 February 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).

1 252 (53.85%) Finance
2 208 (44.44%) Java
3 158 (33.76%) Front Office
4 153 (32.69%) Banking
5 131 (27.99%) Equities
6 122 (26.07%) Derivative
7 114 (24.36%) Fixed Income
7 114 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (23.72%) Multithreading
9 107 (22.86%) SQL
10 106 (22.65%) Low Latency
11 98 (20.94%) C++
12 90 (19.23%) Unix
13 86 (18.38%) Linux
14 83 (17.74%) Electronic Trading
15 80 (17.09%) C#
16 79 (16.88%) Investment Banking
17 78 (16.67%) Degree
18 76 (16.24%) .NET
19 59 (12.61%) Windows
20 56 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (11.75%) Mathematics
22 54 (11.54%) Python
22 54 (11.54%) SDLC
23 53 (11.32%) JavaScript
24 43 (9.19%) Computer Science
25 39 (8.33%) Oracle
26 37 (7.91%) Hedge funds
27 36 (7.69%) Cucumber
27 36 (7.69%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 19 (4.06%) JBoss
2 16 (3.42%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.85%) Apache
6 3 (0.64%) CMS
6 3 (0.64%) Node.js
6 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.43%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Mathematica
2 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
2 2 (0.43%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.64%) Summit
2 3 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.21%) Endur
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.85%) GitHub
2 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.21%) LAN
1 15 (3.21%) WAN
2 11 (2.35%) DNS
2 11 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.35%) VPN
3 10 (2.14%) Firewall
4 9 (1.92%) DHCP
4 9 (1.92%) FTP
4 9 (1.92%) HTTP
5 3 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.21%) Multicast
6 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.56%) KDB
3 8 (1.71%) MySQL
4 7 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.43%) OLAP
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.43%) QlikView
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.43%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (3.63%) FitNesse
3 14 (2.99%) SpecFlow
3 14 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 11 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.35%) JIRA
5 11 (2.35%) Maven
6 10 (2.14%) Selenium
7 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.71%) JUnit
8 6 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.28%) Subversion
8 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.85%) Ant
10 3 (0.64%) Bower
10 3 (0.64%) Grunt
11 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.43%) Mocha
11 2 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 252 (53.85%) Finance
2 158 (33.76%) Front Office
3 153 (32.69%) Banking
4 79 (16.88%) Investment Banking
5 31 (6.62%) Back Office
6 26 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.85%) Legal
8 16 (3.42%) Retail
9 9 (1.92%) Law
10 6 (1.28%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Advertising
11 4 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.85%) Games
11 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.64%) International Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 251 (53.63%) Developer
2 132 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 114 (24.36%) Analyst
4 50 (10.68%) Senior Developer
5 43 (9.19%) C++ Developer
6 39 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 36 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
7 36 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (6.20%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.13%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.91%) QA Analyst
10 23 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (4.27%) Banking Analyst
12 18 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
12 18 (3.85%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.42%) Applications Manager
13 16 (3.42%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.42%) Security Manager
14 15 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.21%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.24%) .NET
2 32 (6.84%) HTML
3 24 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
3 24 (5.13%) HTML5
4 23 (4.91%) Apache Flex
4 23 (4.91%) ASP.NET
4 23 (4.91%) CSS
4 23 (4.91%) Spring
4 23 (4.91%) WPF
5 22 (4.70%) jQuery
6 21 (4.49%) Web Services
7 17 (3.63%) STL
8 16 (3.42%) CSS3
8 16 (3.42%) Hibernate
9 15 (3.21%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.99%) Gherkin
11 13 (2.78%) Rendezvous
11 13 (2.78%) XML
12 12 (2.56%) Reactive Extensions
12 12 (2.56%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 131 (27.99%) Equities
2 122 (26.07%) Derivative
3 114 (24.36%) Fixed Income
4 56 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (11.75%) Mathematics
6 43 (9.19%) Computer Science
7 37 (7.91%) Hedge funds
8 32 (6.84%) Fintech
9 26 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
10 25 (5.34%) Physics
11 23 (4.91%) Market Risk
12 16 (3.42%) Client/Server
13 15 (3.21%) Reference Data
14 14 (2.99%) Contract for Difference
15 11 (2.35%) Algorithms
15 11 (2.35%) Economics
16 10 (2.14%) Spread Betting
16 10 (2.14%) User Experience
17 9 (1.92%) Data Structures
18 7 (1.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 90 (19.23%) Unix
2 86 (18.38%) Linux
3 59 (12.61%) Windows
4 19 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.99%) Solaris
6 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (23.72%) Multithreading
3 106 (22.65%) Low Latency
4 83 (17.74%) Electronic Trading
5 54 (11.54%) SDLC
6 36 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 34 (7.26%) Concurrent Programming
8 33 (7.05%) E-Commerce
9 29 (6.20%) Business Analysis
10 28 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (5.77%) OO
12 25 (5.34%) Analytics
12 25 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading
13 24 (5.13%) Scrum
14 21 (4.49%) TDD
14 21 (4.49%) Workflow
15 20 (4.27%) Data Analysis
15 20 (4.27%) Test Automation
16 19 (4.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 208 (44.44%) Java
2 107 (22.86%) SQL
3 98 (20.94%) C++
4 80 (17.09%) C#
5 54 (11.54%) Python
6 53 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 19 (4.06%) Ruby
8 18 (3.85%) Perl
8 18 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 15 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.99%) Scala
11 10 (2.14%) C
11 10 (2.14%) R
12 6 (1.28%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.28%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.43%) F#
14 2 (0.43%) Korn
14 2 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (2.35%) ISEB
3 9 (1.92%) PhD
4 7 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.41%) QA
2 25 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.27%) MiFID
4 13 (2.78%) ISO27002
5 5 (1.07%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.07%) EMIR
5 5 (1.07%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.85%) COREP
6 4 (0.85%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.85%) FINREP
7 3 (0.64%) SEPA
8 2 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.07%) KVM
3 5 (1.07%) Xen
4 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.78%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (2.14%) Puppet
3 9 (1.92%) Ansible
4 8 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.64%) Control-M
5 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (8.33%) Oracle
2 27 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.27%) Murex
4 15 (3.21%) Bloomberg
5 14 (2.99%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.56%) Sybase
7 9 (1.92%) Solace
7 9 (1.92%) VMware
8 8 (1.71%) HP
9 6 (1.28%) Reuters
9 6 (1.28%) Sun
10 5 (1.07%) Calypso
10 5 (1.07%) Currenex
10 5 (1.07%) NICE Systems
10 5 (1.07%) Splunk
11 3 (0.64%) Citrix
11 3 (0.64%) IBM
12 2 (0.43%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.43%) NetApp
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