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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 123 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 154 224 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.33% 2.23% 3.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.92% 5.17% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 139 193 342
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,125 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.03% -13.88%
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
3131 4331 5982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.37% 43.16% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 3568 4952
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 225 (63.56%) Finance
2 172 (48.59%) Java
3 130 (36.72%) Front Office
4 116 (32.77%) Banking
5 113 (31.92%) SQL
6 103 (29.10%) Derivative
7 100 (28.25%) Equities
8 97 (27.40%) Unix
9 96 (27.12%) Fixed Income
10 92 (25.99%) Linux
11 83 (23.45%) Multithreading
12 73 (20.62%) Low Latency
13 68 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
14 63 (17.80%) Investment Banking
15 62 (17.51%) C++
16 53 (14.97%) Python
17 47 (13.28%) FIX Protocol
18 45 (12.71%) C#
19 42 (11.86%) Degree
20 41 (11.58%) Electronic Trading
20 41 (11.58%) Windows
21 37 (10.45%) Oracle
22 35 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (9.32%) .NET
24 32 (9.04%) Mathematics
24 32 (9.04%) Concurrent Programming
25 31 (8.76%) Fintech
26 30 (8.47%) Computer Science
27 29 (8.19%) Murex
28 28 (7.91%) TDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.80%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.13%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 14 (3.95%) MetaTrader
2 7 (1.98%) Summit
3 2 (0.56%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.56%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.56%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.28%) Endur
4 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.41%) Office 365
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.69%) LAN
1 6 (1.69%) WAN
2 4 (1.13%) DHCP
2 4 (1.13%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) SAN
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.95%) KDB
3 13 (3.67%) MySQL
4 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.13%) Tick Data
8 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.85%) OLAP
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Power BI
10 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.67%) Jasmine
2 13 (3.67%) JUnit
3 12 (3.39%) JIRA
4 11 (3.11%) Cucumber
4 11 (3.11%) Mockito
5 10 (2.82%) Selenium
6 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.69%) Maven
7 6 (1.69%) Subversion
8 5 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.13%) NUnit
10 3 (0.85%) Mocha
10 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.56%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.28%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.28%) Gradle
12 1 (0.28%) jMock
12 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 225 (63.56%) Finance
2 130 (36.72%) Front Office
3 116 (32.77%) Banking
4 63 (17.80%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.52%) Back Office
6 15 (4.24%) Financial Institution
7 14 (3.95%) Retail
8 12 (3.39%) Legal
9 9 (2.54%) Law
10 7 (1.98%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Marketing
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (49.44%) Developer
2 122 (34.46%) Java Developer
3 81 (22.88%) Analyst
4 44 (12.43%) Senior Developer
5 37 (10.45%) Support Analyst
6 34 (9.60%) Business Analyst
6 34 (9.60%) Front Office Developer
7 33 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 28 (7.91%) Applications Support
9 26 (7.34%) C++ Developer
10 18 (5.08%) C# Developer
11 17 (4.80%) Applications Manager
12 16 (4.52%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.52%) Team Leader
13 15 (4.24%) Security Manager
13 15 (4.24%) Unix Support
14 14 (3.95%) FX Support Analyst
14 14 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.95%) Unix Analyst
14 14 (3.95%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.28%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (9.32%) .NET
3 18 (5.08%) Spring
4 17 (4.80%) Apache Flex
4 17 (4.80%) J2EE
5 16 (4.52%) WPF
6 13 (3.67%) Hibernate
6 13 (3.67%) JDBC
6 13 (3.67%) jQuery
7 12 (3.39%) XML
8 11 (3.11%) HTML
9 10 (2.82%) Apache Camel
9 10 (2.82%) Reactive Extensions
9 10 (2.82%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (2.54%) STL
11 8 (2.26%) HTML5
12 7 (1.98%) J2SE
12 7 (1.98%) WCF
13 6 (1.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (29.10%) Derivative
2 100 (28.25%) Equities
3 96 (27.12%) Fixed Income
4 35 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (9.04%) Mathematics
6 31 (8.76%) Fintech
7 30 (8.47%) Computer Science
8 18 (5.08%) Hedge funds
9 13 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (3.11%) Market Risk
11 10 (2.82%) Economics
11 10 (2.82%) Spread Betting
11 10 (2.82%) Statistics
12 9 (2.54%) SWIFT
13 8 (2.26%) Algorithms
13 8 (2.26%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
15 6 (1.69%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.69%) Swaptions
16 5 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 97 (27.40%) Unix
2 92 (25.99%) Linux
3 41 (11.58%) Windows
4 7 (1.98%) Solaris
5 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (23.45%) Multithreading
2 73 (20.62%) Low Latency
3 68 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (11.58%) Electronic Trading
5 32 (9.04%) Concurrent Programming
6 28 (7.91%) TDD
7 26 (7.34%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.06%) Analytics
9 24 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 20 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.08%) Cash Management
11 18 (5.08%) OO
12 17 (4.80%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.52%) MVVM
13 16 (4.52%) Test Scripting
14 15 (4.24%) ITIL
14 15 (4.24%) Scrum
15 14 (3.95%) Collateral Management
16 13 (3.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (48.59%) Java
2 113 (31.92%) SQL
3 62 (17.51%) C++
4 53 (14.97%) Python
5 45 (12.71%) C#
6 20 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 20 (5.65%) Scala
7 15 (4.24%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.67%) VBA
9 10 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.82%) Perl
10 6 (1.69%) R
11 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.85%) C
13 3 (0.85%) ES6
13 3 (0.85%) F#
14 2 (0.56%) PHP
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
15 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.86%) Degree
2 8 (2.26%) ISEB
3 5 (1.41%) PhD
4 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.28%) Brainbench
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.67%) ISO27002
3 10 (2.82%) QA
4 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.69%) SSAE 16
5 5 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.41%) EMIR
5 5 (1.41%) SEPA
5 5 (1.41%) SLA
6 4 (1.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.56%) COREP
7 2 (0.56%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.56%) FINREP
7 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.13%) KVM
2 4 (1.13%) Xen
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.82%) BladeLogic
1 10 (2.82%) Control-M
2 8 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (2.26%) Puppet
3 7 (1.98%) Ansible
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.28%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) OPNET
5 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (10.45%) Oracle
2 29 (8.19%) Murex
3 19 (5.37%) Calypso
4 15 (4.24%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.54%) Currenex
5 9 (2.54%) VMware
6 6 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.41%) FXall
7 5 (1.41%) Reuters
7 5 (1.41%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.13%) Splunk
8 4 (1.13%) Sybase
9 3 (0.85%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.85%) Google
9 3 (0.85%) IBM
9 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.85%) Solace
9 3 (0.85%) Tableau
9 3 (0.85%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (0.56%) Juniper
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Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + plus package/bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago