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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 86 83 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 296 372 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.84% 3.00% 4.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.41% 6.58% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 249 310 480
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4617 5657 5964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.31% 45.69% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3775 4598 5208
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £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 31 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 31 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).

1 347 (61.63%) Finance
2 226 (40.14%) Java
3 224 (39.79%) Banking
4 193 (34.28%) Equities
5 189 (33.57%) SQL
6 183 (32.50%) Derivative
7 172 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (28.42%) Front Office
9 151 (26.82%) Fixed Income
10 120 (21.31%) C#
11 106 (18.83%) Investment Banking
12 98 (17.41%) Multithreading
13 93 (16.52%) Degree
14 92 (16.34%) .NET
15 84 (14.92%) Low Latency
16 81 (14.39%) UNIX
17 80 (14.21%) Windows
17 80 (14.21%) SDLC
18 79 (14.03%) C++
19 65 (11.55%) FIX Protocol
20 62 (11.01%) Linux
21 59 (10.48%) QA
22 56 (9.95%) Business Analysis
23 53 (9.41%) OO
23 53 (9.41%) Back Office
24 52 (9.24%) TDD
24 52 (9.24%) Computer Science
25 49 (8.70%) SQL Server
26 47 (8.35%) Scrum
27 46 (8.17%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.24%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.71%) Tuxedo
5 4 (0.71%) JBoss
6 3 (0.53%) IIS
6 3 (0.53%) Confluence
6 3 (0.53%) GemFire
7 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.18%) Mule
7 1 (0.18%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.13%) Mathematica
3 9 (1.60%) MS Office
4 6 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (3.02%) MetaTrader
2 13 (2.31%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.89%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.53%) Summit
4 3 (0.53%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.36%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Capstone
6 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
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%) LongView
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.37%) Multicast
2 13 (2.31%) Broadband
3 8 (1.42%) Internet
4 7 (1.24%) VPN
4 7 (1.24%) BGP
4 7 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.07%) Firewall
6 5 (0.89%) EIGRP
6 5 (0.89%) OSPF
7 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.36%) VoIP
8 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.36%) Junos
8 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.36%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) Wireless
9 1 (0.18%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.60%) KDB
3 9 (1.60%) Big Data
4 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.24%) Data Mart
6 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.89%) QlikView
8 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (5.51%) Cucumber
2 26 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 22 (3.91%) Selenium
4 22 (3.91%) FitNesse
4 22 (3.91%) NUnit
5 15 (2.66%) JIRA
6 14 (2.49%) WebDriver
7 12 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.95%) Moq
8 11 (1.95%) JUnit
9 10 (1.78%) Maven
10 9 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.89%) Gradle
13 3 (0.53%) Hudson
13 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
13 3 (0.53%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.53%) JMeter
13 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 347 (61.63%) Finance
2 224 (39.79%) Banking
3 160 (28.42%) Front Office
4 106 (18.83%) Investment Banking
5 53 (9.41%) Back Office
6 41 (7.28%) Retail
7 21 (3.73%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.31%) Multimedia
9 12 (2.13%) Legal
10 10 (1.78%) International Banking
11 6 (1.07%) Advertising
12 5 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.71%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Marketing
15 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (43.34%) Developer
2 175 (31.08%) Analyst
3 115 (20.43%) Java Developer
4 69 (12.26%) Business Analyst
5 62 (11.01%) Senior Developer
6 39 (6.93%) Support Analyst
6 39 (6.93%) C# Developer
7 38 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
8 31 (5.51%) C++ Developer
9 26 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (4.26%) QA Analyst
10 24 (4.26%) Architect
11 22 (3.91%) Applications Support
12 21 (3.73%) Programmer
13 20 (3.55%) Senior QA Analyst
14 18 (3.20%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.20%) Quantitative Developer
15 16 (2.84%) Java Programmer
16 14 (2.49%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (2.49%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (16.34%) .NET
2 65 (11.55%) FIX Protocol
3 44 (7.82%) Web Services
4 33 (5.86%) ASP.NET
5 31 (5.51%) J2EE
5 31 (5.51%) WPF
6 29 (5.15%) XML
7 27 (4.80%) HTML
8 26 (4.62%) Spring
9 24 (4.26%) Hibernate
10 22 (3.91%) Middleware
11 21 (3.73%) WCF
11 21 (3.73%) Gherkin
12 20 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (3.20%) JPA
13 18 (3.20%) WinForms
13 18 (3.20%) JMS
14 16 (2.84%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (2.84%) MSMQ
15 15 (2.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 193 (34.28%) Equities
2 183 (32.50%) Derivative
3 151 (26.82%) Fixed Income
4 52 (9.24%) Computer Science
5 44 (7.82%) Hedge funds
6 41 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (5.86%) Mathematics
8 30 (5.33%) Market Risk
9 23 (4.09%) Client/Server
10 21 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (3.37%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.49%) Statistics
12 14 (2.49%) Credit Risk
13 13 (2.31%) Physics
14 12 (2.13%) PMI
15 11 (1.95%) Reference Data
16 10 (1.78%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (1.42%) User Experience
17 8 (1.42%) SWIFT
18 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.39%) UNIX
2 80 (14.21%) Windows
3 62 (11.01%) Linux
4 16 (2.84%) Android
4 16 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.78%) Solaris
6 6 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (30.55%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.41%) Multithreading
3 84 (14.92%) Low Latency
4 80 (14.21%) SDLC
5 56 (9.95%) Business Analysis
6 53 (9.41%) OO
7 52 (9.24%) TDD
8 47 (8.35%) Scrum
9 45 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (7.46%) Test Automation
11 41 (7.28%) E-Commerce
11 41 (7.28%) Project Management
12 40 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.75%) Algorithmic Trading
14 38 (6.75%) Risk Management
15 36 (6.39%) Asset Management
15 36 (6.39%) Analytics
16 33 (5.86%) Electronic Trading
17 29 (5.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 226 (40.14%) Java
2 189 (33.57%) SQL
3 120 (21.31%) C#
4 79 (14.03%) C++
5 35 (6.22%) JavaScript
6 30 (5.33%) Python
7 24 (4.26%) VBA
7 24 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 23 (4.09%) Perl
9 21 (3.73%) Scala
10 19 (3.37%) Ruby
11 16 (2.84%) MATLAB
11 16 (2.84%) R
12 15 (2.66%) C
13 13 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.24%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.36%) Clojure
17 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (16.52%) Degree
2 30 (5.33%) ISEB
3 19 (3.37%) PhD
4 12 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.24%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.24%) CCNA
5 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.89%) CCNP
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 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 59 (10.48%) QA
2 22 (3.91%) EMIR
3 19 (3.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (2.49%) MiFID
5 5 (0.89%) COREP
5 5 (0.89%) FINREP
6 3 (0.53%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.36%) SLA
7 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 46 (8.17%) Oracle
2 43 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.62%) TIBCO
4 18 (3.20%) Murex
5 8 (1.42%) HP
6 7 (1.24%) Cisco
6 7 (1.24%) StreamBase
7 6 (1.07%) SAP
7 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.07%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.89%) Charles River
8 5 (0.89%) Sybase
8 5 (0.89%) Sun
8 5 (0.89%) F5
9 3 (0.53%) IBM
9 3 (0.53%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.53%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.36%) Remedy
10 2 (0.36%) Reuters
10 2 (0.36%) VMware
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