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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 94 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 271 392 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.64% 3.11% 4.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.08% 6.83% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 227 334 493
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
4457 5742 6097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 45.59% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 4717 5225
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 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 7 July 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).

1 341 (59.10%) Finance
2 227 (39.34%) Banking
3 226 (39.17%) Java
4 179 (31.02%) SQL
5 174 (30.16%) Equities
6 173 (29.98%) Front Office
7 162 (28.08%) Derivative
8 156 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (24.09%) Fixed Income
10 120 (20.80%) Investment Banking
11 115 (19.93%) C#
12 104 (18.02%) Multithreading
13 101 (17.50%) C++
14 90 (15.60%) Low Latency
15 86 (14.90%) Degree
16 77 (13.34%) .NET
17 74 (12.82%) UNIX
18 68 (11.79%) Windows
19 63 (10.92%) Linux
19 63 (10.92%) SDLC
20 57 (9.88%) FIX Protocol
20 57 (9.88%) Business Analysis
21 56 (9.71%) OO
22 55 (9.53%) Computer Science
23 54 (9.36%) QA
24 51 (8.84%) TDD
25 50 (8.67%) Analytics
26 45 (7.80%) Algorithmic Trading
26 45 (7.80%) Hedge funds
27 44 (7.63%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (1.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.87%) GemFire
4 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.69%) Tuxedo
5 3 (0.52%) IIS
5 3 (0.52%) Confluence
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) Node.js
6 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.35%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.17%) MTS
7 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.08%) MS Office
3 11 (1.91%) Mathematica
4 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.60%) MetaTrader
2 13 (2.25%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.52%) Summit
3 3 (0.52%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.35%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.35%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.17%) Capstone
5 1 (0.17%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
1 1 (0.17%) PaaS
1 1 (0.17%) Office 365
1 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.81%) Multicast
2 11 (1.91%) Broadband
3 9 (1.56%) VPN
3 9 (1.56%) BGP
3 9 (1.56%) Firewall
3 9 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (1.39%) Internet
5 7 (1.21%) OSPF
5 7 (1.21%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.35%) NX-OS
7 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.35%) Junos
7 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.35%) SAN
7 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 1 (0.17%) WAN
8 1 (0.17%) HTTP
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.25%) KDB
4 12 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.56%) Big Data
7 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.87%) Data Mart
9 4 (0.69%) MySQL
10 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.35%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.17%) OLAP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (3.81%) Cucumber
2 21 (3.64%) NUnit
2 21 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.95%) SpecFlow
4 16 (2.77%) JIRA
5 15 (2.60%) Selenium
5 15 (2.60%) FitNesse
5 15 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.91%) WebDriver
6 11 (1.91%) Moq
6 11 (1.91%) JUnit
7 10 (1.73%) Maven
8 9 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.87%) Hudson
11 4 (0.69%) Gradle
11 4 (0.69%) Subversion
11 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.52%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 341 (59.10%) Finance
2 227 (39.34%) Banking
3 173 (29.98%) Front Office
4 120 (20.80%) Investment Banking
5 44 (7.63%) Back Office
6 35 (6.07%) Retail
7 17 (2.95%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.08%) Legal
9 11 (1.91%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.69%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Marketing
13 2 (0.35%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 263 (45.58%) Developer
2 165 (28.60%) Analyst
3 122 (21.14%) Java Developer
4 66 (11.44%) Business Analyst
5 61 (10.57%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.15%) C++ Developer
7 46 (7.97%) C# Developer
8 41 (7.11%) Senior Analyst
9 40 (6.93%) Support Analyst
10 36 (6.24%) Quantitative Developer
11 27 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
12 26 (4.51%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 23 (3.99%) Architect
14 21 (3.64%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.95%) Project Manager
16 16 (2.77%) Programmer
16 16 (2.77%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (2.77%) QA Analyst
17 15 (2.60%) Lead Architect
18 14 (2.43%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (13.34%) .NET
2 57 (9.88%) FIX Protocol
3 34 (5.89%) Web Services
4 32 (5.55%) J2EE
5 28 (4.85%) WPF
6 26 (4.51%) Spring
7 24 (4.16%) HTML
8 23 (3.99%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.99%) XML
9 21 (3.64%) Hibernate
9 21 (3.64%) JMS
10 20 (3.47%) WCF
11 19 (3.29%) Ultra Messaging
12 18 (3.12%) WinForms
13 17 (2.95%) Middleware
14 15 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (2.43%) HTML5
15 14 (2.43%) CSS
15 14 (2.43%) Gherkin
16 13 (2.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 174 (30.16%) Equities
2 162 (28.08%) Derivative
3 139 (24.09%) Fixed Income
4 55 (9.53%) Computer Science
5 45 (7.80%) Hedge funds
6 43 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (5.20%) Credit Risk
8 28 (4.85%) Mathematics
9 25 (4.33%) Market Risk
10 18 (3.12%) Algorithms
11 17 (2.95%) Equity Derivative
12 16 (2.77%) Client/Server
13 15 (2.60%) PMI
14 11 (1.91%) Statistics
15 10 (1.73%) Credit Derivative
16 9 (1.56%) User Experience
17 8 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (1.39%) Physics
18 7 (1.21%) Management Information System
19 6 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.82%) UNIX
2 68 (11.79%) Windows
3 63 (10.92%) Linux
4 14 (2.43%) Android
4 14 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.73%) Solaris
6 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.02%) Multithreading
3 90 (15.60%) Low Latency
4 63 (10.92%) SDLC
5 57 (9.88%) Business Analysis
6 56 (9.71%) OO
7 51 (8.84%) TDD
8 50 (8.67%) Analytics
9 45 (7.80%) Algorithmic Trading
10 44 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (7.11%) Scrum
12 40 (6.93%) Asset Management
13 39 (6.76%) Risk Management
13 39 (6.76%) E-Commerce
13 39 (6.76%) Electronic Trading
14 38 (6.59%) Project Management
15 37 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (5.89%) Test Automation
17 33 (5.72%) Software Engineering
18 29 (5.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 226 (39.17%) Java
2 179 (31.02%) SQL
3 115 (19.93%) C#
4 101 (17.50%) C++
5 30 (5.20%) JavaScript
6 29 (5.03%) Python
7 23 (3.99%) VBA
8 20 (3.47%) C
9 19 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 19 (3.29%) Scala
10 17 (2.95%) Perl
11 15 (2.60%) MATLAB
12 14 (2.43%) R
13 9 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.56%) Ruby
14 7 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.35%) Korn
16 2 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 86 (14.90%) Degree
2 23 (3.99%) ISEB
3 15 (2.60%) PhD
3 15 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.56%) CCNA
4 9 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.21%) CCNP
6 6 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CFA
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) CBAP
9 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (9.36%) QA
2 21 (3.64%) EMIR
3 18 (3.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.56%) MiFID
5 5 (0.87%) COREP
5 5 (0.87%) FINREP
6 3 (0.52%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.35%) Control-M
2 2 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.17%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 41 (7.11%) Oracle
2 40 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.55%) TIBCO
4 17 (2.95%) Murex
5 12 (2.08%) Cisco
6 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.39%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.39%) Charles River
7 7 (1.21%) F5
7 7 (1.21%) StreamBase
8 6 (1.04%) Sybase
9 5 (0.87%) IBM
9 5 (0.87%) Sun
9 5 (0.87%) Solace
10 4 (0.69%) HP
10 4 (0.69%) VMware
11 3 (0.52%) Metastorm
11 3 (0.52%) Reuters
11 3 (0.52%) Juniper
11 3 (0.52%) Fidessa
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