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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 86 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 335 501 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.86% 4.24% 4.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.80% 10.22% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 282 448 578
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 £102,250 £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
4295 4900 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 41.44% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 4306 4868
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 28 August 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 28 August 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).

1 437 (59.21%) Finance
2 369 (50.00%) Java
3 267 (36.18%) Front Office
4 264 (35.77%) Banking
5 208 (28.18%) Derivative
6 187 (25.34%) Multithreading
6 187 (25.34%) Low Latency
7 180 (24.39%) SQL
8 168 (22.76%) Investment Banking
9 154 (20.87%) Equities
10 149 (20.19%) Fixed Income
11 118 (15.99%) OO
12 101 (13.69%) Degree
13 100 (13.55%) Electronic Trading
14 99 (13.41%) C#
15 97 (13.14%) Oracle
16 95 (12.87%) Linux
17 92 (12.47%) UNIX
18 77 (10.43%) E-Commerce
19 71 (9.62%) .NET
19 71 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
20 67 (9.08%) TDD
21 66 (8.94%) Back Office
21 66 (8.94%) HTML
22 63 (8.54%) C++
23 61 (8.27%) Business Analysis
24 59 (7.99%) QA
25 54 (7.32%) XML
26 53 (7.18%) JavaScript
26 53 (7.18%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
1 13 (1.76%) CMS
2 10 (1.36%) Node.js
2 10 (1.36%) IIS
3 9 (1.22%) Umbraco
3 9 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (1.22%) Sitefinity
3 9 (1.22%) Orchard CMS
3 9 (1.22%) NServiceBus
3 9 (1.22%) Magnolia
4 7 (0.95%) MQSeries
4 7 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.95%) Apache
4 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.68%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.68%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 38 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.71%) RMDS
2 18 (2.44%) Summit
3 12 (1.63%) Front Arena
4 11 (1.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (1.36%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (1.36%) Eikon
6 6 (0.81%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.81%) Kondor+
7 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.54%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.41%) LongView
9 3 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
11 1 (0.14%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.14%) Minerva
11 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.52%) Firewall
2 25 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.30%) DNS
4 13 (1.76%) LAN
5 12 (1.63%) Multicast
5 12 (1.63%) SAN
6 11 (1.49%) WAN
7 10 (1.36%) SSL
8 7 (0.95%) VPN
9 6 (0.81%) VoIP
10 4 (0.54%) Intranet
11 3 (0.41%) HTTP
12 2 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.88%) MySQL
3 32 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.25%) KDB
5 11 (1.49%) Big Data
6 10 (1.36%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.22%) RavenDB
7 9 (1.22%) Neo4j
7 9 (1.22%) CouchDB
7 9 (1.22%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.68%) DTS
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (0.68%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 39 (5.28%) Subversion
2 24 (3.25%) Selenium
3 21 (2.85%) WebDriver
4 19 (2.57%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.17%) JUnit
7 14 (1.90%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (1.63%) Maven
9 11 (1.49%) JIRA
10 9 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.08%) PHPUnit
11 8 (1.08%) Behat
12 5 (0.68%) jMock
12 5 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.68%) Hamcrest
13 4 (0.54%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.54%) Eclipse
General
1 437 (59.21%) Finance
2 267 (36.18%) Front Office
3 264 (35.77%) Banking
4 168 (22.76%) Investment Banking
5 66 (8.94%) Back Office
6 32 (4.34%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.57%) Legal
8 16 (2.17%) Marketing
9 15 (2.03%) Advertising
10 13 (1.76%) International Banking
11 11 (1.49%) Publishing
12 10 (1.36%) Law
13 7 (0.95%) Retail
14 5 (0.68%) French Language
14 5 (0.68%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.41%) Games
16 2 (0.27%) German Language
16 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 377 (51.08%) Developer
2 226 (30.62%) Java Developer
3 135 (18.29%) Analyst
4 89 (12.06%) Senior Developer
5 69 (9.35%) Business Analyst
6 39 (5.28%) Applications Support
7 37 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (4.74%) Support Analyst
9 34 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 26 (3.52%) .NET Developer
11 22 (2.98%) C++ Developer
12 21 (2.85%) Team Leader
13 20 (2.71%) Applications Support Analyst
14 17 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (2.17%) Architect
15 16 (2.17%) Java Team Leader
16 15 (2.03%) PHP Developer
16 15 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (2.03%) PHP MySQL Developer
16 15 (2.03%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.62%) .NET
2 66 (8.94%) HTML
3 54 (7.32%) XML
4 53 (7.18%) Spring
5 46 (6.23%) CSS
6 34 (4.61%) Hibernate
7 28 (3.79%) JMS
8 27 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 27 (3.66%) jQuery
9 26 (3.52%) HTML5
9 26 (3.52%) J2EE
10 25 (3.39%) WPF
11 24 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
11 24 (3.25%) Web Services
12 23 (3.12%) Middleware
12 23 (3.12%) WCF
13 20 (2.71%) XSLT
13 20 (2.71%) ASP.NET
14 19 (2.57%) LAMP
14 19 (2.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 208 (28.18%) Derivative
2 154 (20.87%) Equities
3 149 (20.19%) Fixed Income
4 53 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 47 (6.37%) Mathematics
6 32 (4.34%) Open Source
7 30 (4.07%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (3.66%) Hedge funds
9 22 (2.98%) Market Risk
10 21 (2.85%) SWIFT
11 16 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
12 15 (2.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (1.63%) Physics
14 10 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.36%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.36%) Economics
14 10 (1.36%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.22%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.95%) Spread Betting
17 5 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.87%) Linux
2 92 (12.47%) UNIX
3 42 (5.69%) Windows
4 24 (3.25%) Solaris
5 19 (2.57%) NetWare
6 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.27%) AIX
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (25.34%) Multithreading
1 187 (25.34%) Low Latency
2 118 (15.99%) OO
3 100 (13.55%) Electronic Trading
4 77 (10.43%) E-Commerce
5 71 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (9.08%) TDD
7 61 (8.27%) Business Analysis
8 50 (6.78%) Risk Management
9 35 (4.74%) Scrum
10 32 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (4.20%) Project Management
12 30 (4.07%) Algorithmic Trading
12 30 (4.07%) Asset Management
13 28 (3.79%) UML
14 25 (3.39%) Migration
14 25 (3.39%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.12%) Analytics
15 23 (3.12%) OO PHP
16 21 (2.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 369 (50.00%) Java
2 180 (24.39%) SQL
3 99 (13.41%) C#
4 63 (8.54%) C++
5 53 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 52 (7.05%) Python
7 35 (4.74%) Perl
8 30 (4.07%) PHP
9 20 (2.71%) Ruby
10 18 (2.44%) PHP5
10 18 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.03%) VBA
12 14 (1.90%) Groovy
13 13 (1.76%) VB
14 10 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.22%) F#
16 8 (1.08%) Scala
16 8 (1.08%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (13.69%) Degree
2 14 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.08%) PhD
4 8 (1.08%) CCNA
5 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.81%) PMP
6 6 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.41%) ISEB
8 2 (0.27%) CIMA
8 2 (0.27%) ACCA
8 2 (0.27%) CAPM
9 1 (0.14%) CCA
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.99%) QA
2 11 (1.49%) EMIR
2 11 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.41%) IAS 39
3 3 (0.41%) Basel III
4 2 (0.27%) GAAP
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.14%) KVM
3 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) SCOM
2 1 (0.14%) WMI
2 1 (0.14%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (13.14%) Oracle
2 49 (6.64%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.47%) TIBCO
4 31 (4.20%) Bloomberg
5 27 (3.66%) Murex
6 24 (3.25%) 29West
7 23 (3.12%) Zend
8 22 (2.98%) Reuters
9 20 (2.71%) Sybase
10 14 (1.90%) DevExpress
11 12 (1.63%) ION Trading
12 11 (1.49%) thinkFolio
12 11 (1.49%) IBM
12 11 (1.49%) Charles River
13 10 (1.36%) Calypso
13 10 (1.36%) SunGard
13 10 (1.36%) Misys
14 9 (1.22%) EPiServer
14 9 (1.22%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.22%) Twitter
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £80,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80 - £95 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago