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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 142 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-56 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 196 364 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 3.14% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 6.78% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 171 309 333
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
4486 5370 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.66% 46.34% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4577 4710
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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).

1 257 (53.99%) Finance
2 225 (47.27%) Java
3 206 (43.28%) Banking
4 205 (43.07%) Front Office
5 136 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 135 (28.36%) SQL
7 125 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 95 (19.96%) Multithreading
9 93 (19.54%) Derivative
10 87 (18.28%) UNIX
11 85 (17.86%) Low Latency
12 82 (17.23%) C#
13 79 (16.60%) Fixed Income
14 74 (15.55%) Linux
15 67 (14.08%) Equities
16 63 (13.24%) TDD
17 62 (13.03%) .NET
17 62 (13.03%) OO
18 61 (12.82%) C++
19 56 (11.76%) Degree
20 50 (10.50%) Oracle
21 47 (9.87%) Spring
21 47 (9.87%) FIX Protocol
21 47 (9.87%) Electronic Trading
22 40 (8.40%) E-Commerce
23 36 (7.56%) JavaScript
23 36 (7.56%) SQL Server
23 36 (7.56%) Microsoft
24 35 (7.35%) Windows
24 35 (7.35%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (1.47%) CMS
1 7 (1.47%) Node.js
2 5 (1.05%) Sitefinity
2 5 (1.05%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (1.05%) NServiceBus
2 5 (1.05%) Apache
2 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.05%) IIS
2 5 (1.05%) Umbraco
2 5 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.05%) Magnolia
3 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.63%) GemFire
3 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.31%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) RMDS
2 10 (2.10%) Summit
2 10 (2.10%) Front Arena
3 8 (1.68%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 7 (1.47%) 3000 Xtra
4 7 (1.47%) Eikon
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.84%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.84%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.63%) LongView
6 3 (0.63%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.42%) Kondor+
7 2 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.42%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 2 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) SaaS
1 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.36%) Firewall
2 14 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.89%) Multicast
3 9 (1.89%) Internet
4 8 (1.68%) LAN
4 8 (1.68%) WAN
5 7 (1.47%) DNS
5 7 (1.47%) SSL
6 3 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 2 (0.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.73%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.52%) KDB
4 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.05%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.05%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.05%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.63%) QlikView
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.42%) Big Data
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Maven
2 12 (2.52%) Selenium
2 12 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.52%) Subversion
2 12 (2.52%) WebDriver
3 7 (1.47%) JIRA
3 7 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.05%) jMock
5 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.05%) Hudson
5 5 (1.05%) Hamcrest
5 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.84%) JBehave
7 3 (0.63%) JUnit
7 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 257 (53.99%) Finance
2 206 (43.28%) Banking
3 205 (43.07%) Front Office
4 136 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.04%) Back Office
6 18 (3.78%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.73%) Retail
8 8 (1.68%) Publishing
8 8 (1.68%) Law
9 6 (1.26%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.63%) International Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Games
11 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
12 2 (0.42%) German Language
12 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 249 (52.31%) Developer
2 147 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 112 (23.53%) Analyst
4 43 (9.03%) Business Analyst
4 43 (9.03%) Senior Developer
5 37 (7.77%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.93%) Team Leader
7 32 (6.72%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.09%) C++ Developer
9 26 (5.46%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.62%) Java Team Leader
11 21 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
12 18 (3.78%) .NET Developer
12 18 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (3.15%) Front Office Developer
14 14 (2.94%) Quantitative Developer
15 13 (2.73%) Programmer
15 13 (2.73%) FX Support Analyst
16 11 (2.31%) Junior
17 10 (2.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.03%) .NET
2 47 (9.87%) Spring
2 47 (9.87%) FIX Protocol
3 30 (6.30%) Hibernate
4 27 (5.67%) HTML
5 24 (5.04%) XML
5 24 (5.04%) WPF
6 22 (4.62%) WCF
7 19 (3.99%) HTML5
8 18 (3.78%) CSS
9 17 (3.57%) ASP.NET
9 17 (3.57%) Middleware
10 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.73%) Web Services
11 10 (2.10%) J2EE
11 10 (2.10%) STL
11 10 (2.10%) WinForms
11 10 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.89%) REST
13 8 (1.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.54%) Derivative
2 79 (16.60%) Fixed Income
3 67 (14.08%) Equities
4 35 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.72%) Computer Science
6 27 (5.67%) Hedge funds
7 26 (5.46%) Algorithms
8 24 (5.04%) Open Source
9 23 (4.83%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.89%) Spread Betting
12 8 (1.68%) Physics
12 8 (1.68%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.47%) Swaptions
13 7 (1.47%) User Experience
14 6 (1.26%) SWIFT
15 5 (1.05%) Market Risk
16 4 (0.84%) iPad
16 4 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
17 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.28%) UNIX
2 74 (15.55%) Linux
3 35 (7.35%) Windows
4 17 (3.57%) Solaris
5 7 (1.47%) NetWare
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (19.96%) Multithreading
3 85 (17.86%) Low Latency
4 63 (13.24%) TDD
5 62 (13.03%) OO
6 47 (9.87%) Electronic Trading
7 40 (8.40%) E-Commerce
8 35 (7.35%) Scrum
9 30 (6.30%) Algorithmic Trading
10 29 (6.09%) Business Analysis
11 25 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (4.62%) Asset Management
13 21 (4.41%) Risk Management
13 21 (4.41%) UML
14 20 (4.20%) Workflow
15 19 (3.99%) Data Analysis
16 18 (3.78%) Change Management
16 18 (3.78%) Mentoring
17 16 (3.36%) Project Management
18 15 (3.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (47.27%) Java
2 135 (28.36%) SQL
3 82 (17.23%) C#
4 61 (12.82%) C++
5 36 (7.56%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.25%) Python
7 22 (4.62%) Perl
8 16 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.89%) C
10 8 (1.68%) VBA
11 7 (1.47%) VB
11 7 (1.47%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.47%) Groovy
12 6 (1.26%) Ruby
13 5 (1.05%) XAML
13 5 (1.05%) F#
13 5 (1.05%) Scala
13 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (1.68%) CCNA
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.84%) ISEB
5 3 (0.63%) ACCA
5 3 (0.63%) CIMA
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.42%) PhD
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CCA
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.30%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.63%) Basel III
3 3 (0.63%) EMIR
3 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) Basel II
4 2 (0.42%) GAAP
5 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.21%) Control-M
1 1 (0.21%) SCCM
1 1 (0.21%) SCOM
1 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
1 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 50 (10.50%) Oracle
2 36 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.41%) TIBCO
4 18 (3.78%) Bloomberg
5 17 (3.57%) Sybase
6 12 (2.52%) Murex
6 12 (2.52%) Charles River
6 12 (2.52%) ION Trading
7 11 (2.31%) Reuters
8 10 (2.10%) 29West
9 7 (1.47%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.47%) thinkFolio
9 7 (1.47%) SunGard
9 7 (1.47%) Misys
10 6 (1.26%) Twitter
11 5 (1.05%) MarketAxess
11 5 (1.05%) DevExpress
11 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.05%) Google
11 5 (1.05%) Tradeweb
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