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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 104 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 249 325 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.44% 3.10% 2.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.90% 6.59% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 215 272 300
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
4223 4929 4963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.38% 46.96% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 4163 4449
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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).

1 259 (52.97%) Finance
2 208 (42.54%) Banking
3 207 (42.33%) Java
4 192 (39.26%) Front Office
5 141 (28.83%) SQL
5 141 (28.83%) Investment Banking
6 124 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (18.00%) Derivative
7 88 (18.00%) Multithreading
8 87 (17.79%) Fixed Income
8 87 (17.79%) C#
9 83 (16.97%) C++
10 80 (16.36%) UNIX
11 79 (16.16%) Low Latency
12 73 (14.93%) Equities
13 69 (14.11%) Linux
14 61 (12.47%) TDD
15 60 (12.27%) .NET
16 59 (12.07%) OO
17 50 (10.22%) Degree
18 45 (9.20%) Oracle
19 40 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (7.98%) Spring
20 39 (7.98%) Electronic Trading
21 38 (7.77%) FIX Protocol
21 38 (7.77%) Algorithmic Trading
21 38 (7.77%) Scrum
22 37 (7.57%) Microsoft
22 37 (7.57%) Business Analysis
23 33 (6.75%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (1.64%) Node.js
2 7 (1.43%) CMS
3 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.02%) Sitefinity
3 5 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
3 5 (1.02%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.02%) GemFire
3 5 (1.02%) Magnolia
3 5 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (1.02%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.82%) IIS
4 4 (0.82%) Apache
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) MTS
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 21 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.23%) RMDS
2 5 (1.02%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.82%) LongView
3 4 (0.82%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.82%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.41%) Summit
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) Global One
6 1 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.20%) Endur
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.20%) Minerva
6 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) GitHub
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.07%) Internet
1 15 (3.07%) Firewall
2 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.23%) Multicast
4 3 (0.61%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
5 2 (0.41%) OSPF
5 2 (0.41%) BGP
5 2 (0.41%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) HTTP
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.45%) KDB
4 7 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.02%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.02%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.02%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.61%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.86%) Selenium
1 14 (2.86%) WebDriver
2 11 (2.25%) Subversion
3 10 (2.04%) Maven
3 10 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.84%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.64%) JIRA
6 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.23%) Hudson
7 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.82%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.82%) JBehave
9 3 (0.61%) Hamcrest
9 3 (0.61%) jMock
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.41%) Ant
10 2 (0.41%) JUnit
10 2 (0.41%) FxCop
General
1 259 (52.97%) Finance
2 208 (42.54%) Banking
3 192 (39.26%) Front Office
4 141 (28.83%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.91%) Back Office
6 14 (2.86%) Retail
7 13 (2.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (0.82%) Games
9 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.61%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.41%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (51.94%) Developer
2 128 (26.18%) Java Developer
3 117 (23.93%) Analyst
4 47 (9.61%) C++ Developer
5 46 (9.41%) Business Analyst
6 39 (7.98%) C# Developer
7 38 (7.77%) Support Analyst
8 36 (7.36%) Senior Developer
9 32 (6.54%) Quantitative Developer
10 31 (6.34%) Team Leader
11 25 (5.11%) Applications Support
12 23 (4.70%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 21 (4.29%) .NET Developer
14 19 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
14 19 (3.89%) Java Team Leader
15 16 (3.27%) Sales Executive
16 13 (2.66%) Front Office Developer
16 13 (2.66%) Programmer
17 11 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (2.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.27%) .NET
2 39 (7.98%) Spring
3 38 (7.77%) FIX Protocol
4 25 (5.11%) Hibernate
4 25 (5.11%) WPF
5 22 (4.50%) HTML
6 21 (4.29%) XML
6 21 (4.29%) WCF
7 17 (3.48%) CSS
8 16 (3.27%) HTML5
9 13 (2.66%) J2EE
9 13 (2.66%) ASP.NET
10 12 (2.45%) Web Services
11 11 (2.25%) REST
12 10 (2.04%) STL
12 10 (2.04%) JMS
12 10 (2.04%) WinForms
12 10 (2.04%) Middleware
12 10 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.00%) Derivative
2 87 (17.79%) Fixed Income
3 73 (14.93%) Equities
4 40 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.34%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.73%) Hedge funds
7 24 (4.91%) Open Source
8 20 (4.09%) Algorithms
9 19 (3.89%) Credit Risk
10 17 (3.48%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.04%) Spread Betting
12 8 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
12 8 (1.64%) User Experience
12 8 (1.64%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.23%) Swaptions
14 5 (1.02%) PMI
15 4 (0.82%) Physics
15 4 (0.82%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 80 (16.36%) UNIX
2 69 (14.11%) Linux
3 30 (6.13%) Windows
4 15 (3.07%) Solaris
5 4 (0.82%) NetWare
6 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (18.00%) Multithreading
3 79 (16.16%) Low Latency
4 61 (12.47%) TDD
5 59 (12.07%) OO
6 39 (7.98%) Electronic Trading
7 38 (7.77%) Scrum
7 38 (7.77%) Algorithmic Trading
8 37 (7.57%) Business Analysis
9 31 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 27 (5.52%) Asset Management
11 24 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (4.70%) Analytics
13 22 (4.50%) Workflow
14 20 (4.09%) Project Management
15 19 (3.89%) UML
16 18 (3.68%) Change Management
17 17 (3.48%) Risk Management
17 17 (3.48%) OOD
17 17 (3.48%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 207 (42.33%) Java
2 141 (28.83%) SQL
3 87 (17.79%) C#
4 83 (16.97%) C++
5 33 (6.75%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.91%) Python
7 19 (3.89%) Perl
8 17 (3.48%) VBA
8 17 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.45%) C
10 8 (1.64%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.23%) XAML
11 6 (1.23%) Ruby
11 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.02%) VB
12 5 (1.02%) Groovy
12 5 (1.02%) F#
12 5 (1.02%) Scala
13 4 (0.82%) Korn
13 4 (0.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 50 (10.22%) Degree
2 8 (1.64%) CCNA
2 8 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.82%) ISEB
5 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.20%) CCA
7 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ACCA
7 1 (0.20%) CIMA
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.70%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.82%) EMIR
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) Basel II
4 3 (0.61%) Basel III
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) Control-M
1 3 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 45 (9.20%) Oracle
2 37 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.52%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.07%) Charles River
5 13 (2.66%) 29West
6 12 (2.45%) Bloomberg
7 11 (2.25%) Sybase
8 8 (1.64%) Murex
9 7 (1.43%) thinkFolio
9 7 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.23%) ION Trading
10 6 (1.23%) Twitter
11 5 (1.02%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.02%) Cisco
11 5 (1.02%) IBM
12 4 (0.82%) SAP
12 4 (0.82%) Calypso
12 4 (0.82%) Reuters
12 4 (0.82%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.61%) Google
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Package
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Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum bonus, pension, medical cover, trave
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + generous bonus and benefits package
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + package
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago