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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 74 90 55
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 330 326 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.49% 2.81% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.70% 6.26% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 276 273 434
Average salary £63,750 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +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
4285 5208 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 45.31% 44.96% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3537 4271 5099
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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).

1 344 (60.46%) Finance
2 236 (41.48%) Banking
3 224 (39.37%) Java
4 205 (36.03%) Derivative
5 203 (35.68%) Equities
6 202 (35.50%) SQL
7 180 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (28.30%) Front Office
9 153 (26.89%) Fixed Income
10 118 (20.74%) C#
11 109 (19.16%) SDLC
12 104 (18.28%) Windows
13 102 (17.93%) .NET
14 100 (17.57%) Investment Banking
15 94 (16.52%) Multithreading
15 94 (16.52%) UNIX
16 91 (15.99%) Degree
17 78 (13.71%) Low Latency
18 70 (12.30%) Linux
19 67 (11.78%) C++
20 66 (11.60%) Back Office
21 64 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
22 63 (11.07%) Oracle
23 61 (10.72%) QA
24 58 (10.19%) Business Analysis
24 58 (10.19%) Scrum
25 56 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
26 55 (9.67%) Web Services
26 55 (9.67%) Microsoft
27 51 (8.96%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (2.99%) WebLogic
2 14 (2.46%) JBoss
3 7 (1.23%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.70%) Tuxedo
4 4 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.53%) IIS
5 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) Apache
6 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Mule
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (2.46%) Mathematica
2 11 (1.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) MS Office
6 2 (0.35%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.34%) MetaTrader
2 13 (2.28%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.23%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.53%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.35%) Summit
5 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Capstone
6 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.46%) Broadband
2 10 (1.76%) Internet
3 9 (1.58%) Multicast
4 7 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.05%) VPN
6 5 (0.88%) DNS
6 5 (0.88%) WAN
6 5 (0.88%) Firewall
6 5 (0.88%) HTTP
7 4 (0.70%) DHCP
7 4 (0.70%) FTP
7 4 (0.70%) LAN
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
8 2 (0.35%) BGP
8 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.35%) NX-OS
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.76%) Data Mart
5 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.41%) Big Data
6 7 (1.23%) QlikView
6 7 (1.23%) KDB
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.05%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (8.44%) Cucumber
2 36 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.98%) SpecFlow
4 33 (5.80%) FitNesse
5 23 (4.04%) Selenium
6 20 (3.51%) NUnit
7 13 (2.28%) JIRA
8 11 (1.93%) WebDriver
9 10 (1.76%) Maven
9 10 (1.76%) JUnit
10 9 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (1.58%) Moq
11 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.70%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.53%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.53%) Gradle
14 2 (0.35%) JBehave
General
1 344 (60.46%) Finance
2 236 (41.48%) Banking
3 161 (28.30%) Front Office
4 100 (17.57%) Investment Banking
5 66 (11.60%) Back Office
6 50 (8.79%) Retail
7 28 (4.92%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.99%) International Banking
9 14 (2.46%) Multimedia
10 12 (2.11%) Legal
11 7 (1.23%) Advertising
12 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.70%) Games
13 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.18%) Marketing
16 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 250 (43.94%) Developer
2 186 (32.69%) Analyst
3 112 (19.68%) Java Developer
4 67 (11.78%) Business Analyst
5 66 (11.60%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 35 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 34 (5.98%) QA Analyst
10 31 (5.45%) Senior QA Analyst
11 29 (5.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (5.10%) C++ Developer
12 22 (3.87%) Programmer
13 20 (3.51%) Applications Support
14 18 (3.16%) Architect
15 17 (2.99%) Java Programmer
16 15 (2.64%) Project Manager
17 14 (2.46%) Senior C# Developer
17 14 (2.46%) Ruby Developer
18 13 (2.28%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (17.93%) .NET
2 64 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
3 55 (9.67%) Web Services
4 45 (7.91%) ASP.NET
5 33 (5.80%) J2EE
5 33 (5.80%) Spring
6 32 (5.62%) Hibernate
6 32 (5.62%) Gherkin
7 31 (5.45%) HTML
8 30 (5.27%) XML
8 30 (5.27%) WPF
9 24 (4.22%) JPA
10 22 (3.87%) jQuery
10 22 (3.87%) WCF
11 18 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (3.16%) WinForms
11 18 (3.16%) Middleware
12 16 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (2.81%) MSMQ
12 16 (2.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 205 (36.03%) Derivative
2 203 (35.68%) Equities
3 153 (26.89%) Fixed Income
4 51 (8.96%) Computer Science
5 46 (8.08%) Mathematics
6 44 (7.73%) Market Risk
7 42 (7.38%) Hedge funds
8 41 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (6.33%) Client/Server
10 28 (4.92%) Equity Derivative
11 23 (4.04%) Reference Data
11 23 (4.04%) Physics
12 18 (3.16%) Statistics
13 17 (2.99%) Contract for Difference
13 17 (2.99%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
14 11 (1.93%) PMI
15 10 (1.76%) Online Banking
15 10 (1.76%) SWIFT
16 8 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 104 (18.28%) Windows
2 94 (16.52%) UNIX
3 70 (12.30%) Linux
4 18 (3.16%) Android
4 18 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (19.16%) SDLC
3 94 (16.52%) Multithreading
4 78 (13.71%) Low Latency
5 58 (10.19%) Business Analysis
5 58 (10.19%) Scrum
6 56 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 50 (8.79%) Project Management
8 49 (8.61%) E-Commerce
9 47 (8.26%) OO
9 47 (8.26%) Test Automation
10 41 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (7.03%) TDD
12 38 (6.68%) Software Testing
12 38 (6.68%) Requirements Analysis
13 37 (6.50%) Risk Management
14 35 (6.15%) Asset Management
14 35 (6.15%) Test Management
15 34 (5.98%) Software Engineering
15 34 (5.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 224 (39.37%) Java
2 202 (35.50%) SQL
3 118 (20.74%) C#
4 67 (11.78%) C++
5 51 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.45%) Python
7 28 (4.92%) Ruby
8 26 (4.57%) Perl
9 25 (4.39%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.87%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.51%) C
11 20 (3.51%) Scala
11 20 (3.51%) VBA
11 20 (3.51%) R
12 19 (3.34%) MATLAB
13 14 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.70%) Korn
16 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (15.99%) Degree
2 30 (5.27%) ISEB
3 20 (3.51%) PhD
4 11 (1.93%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCSA
9 1 (0.18%) CFA
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
9 1 (0.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.72%) QA
2 26 (4.57%) MiFID
3 19 (3.34%) EMIR
4 18 (3.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.70%) COREP
6 4 (0.70%) FINREP
7 3 (0.53%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.35%) SLA
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 63 (11.07%) Oracle
2 55 (9.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.22%) Murex
4 21 (3.69%) TIBCO
5 16 (2.81%) HP
6 14 (2.46%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.58%) Sun
7 9 (1.58%) Sybase
8 8 (1.41%) SAP
9 6 (1.05%) Fidessa
9 6 (1.05%) Charles River
10 5 (0.88%) Reuters
10 5 (0.88%) StreamBase
11 4 (0.70%) VMware
12 3 (0.53%) Metastorm
12 3 (0.53%) Remedy
13 2 (0.35%) Wall Street Systems
13 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.35%) Juniper
13 2 (0.35%) Cisco
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