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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 91 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -6
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 308 493 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.67% 4.16% 4.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 8.91% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 260 440 554
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
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
5054 5532 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.83% 46.69% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 4822 5592
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 £32,500 £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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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).

1 430 (58.58%) Finance
2 376 (51.23%) Java
3 272 (37.06%) Front Office
4 263 (35.83%) Banking
5 196 (26.70%) Derivative
6 191 (26.02%) Multithreading
7 190 (25.89%) Low Latency
8 175 (23.84%) SQL
9 173 (23.57%) Investment Banking
10 153 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
11 147 (20.03%) Equities
12 143 (19.48%) Fixed Income
13 121 (16.49%) OO
14 101 (13.76%) Degree
15 100 (13.62%) Electronic Trading
16 99 (13.49%) C#
17 95 (12.94%) Linux
18 92 (12.53%) UNIX
19 86 (11.72%) Oracle
20 75 (10.22%) E-Commerce
21 72 (9.81%) .NET
22 68 (9.26%) TDD
23 63 (8.58%) C++
24 62 (8.45%) HTML
24 62 (8.45%) Back Office
25 59 (8.04%) QA
26 58 (7.90%) Business Analysis
27 54 (7.36%) JavaScript
27 54 (7.36%) XML
28 53 (7.22%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15 (2.04%) CMS
2 11 (1.50%) Node.js
3 10 (1.36%) Sitefinity
3 10 (1.36%) Orchard CMS
3 10 (1.36%) NServiceBus
3 10 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (1.36%) Magnolia
3 10 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 10 (1.36%) Umbraco
3 10 (1.36%) IIS
4 7 (0.95%) Apache
4 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.95%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.68%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.68%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.82%) MS Project
3 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.72%) RMDS
2 17 (2.32%) Summit
3 12 (1.63%) Front Arena
4 11 (1.50%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (1.36%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (1.36%) Eikon
6 6 (0.82%) Kondor+
7 5 (0.68%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.54%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.41%) LongView
10 2 (0.27%) Endur
10 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
10 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
11 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.68%) Firewall
2 24 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.18%) DNS
4 13 (1.77%) LAN
5 12 (1.63%) SAN
5 12 (1.63%) Multicast
6 11 (1.50%) WAN
7 10 (1.36%) SSL
8 6 (0.82%) VPN
8 6 (0.82%) VoIP
9 4 (0.54%) Intranet
10 3 (0.41%) HTTP
11 2 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.63%) MySQL
3 32 (4.36%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.27%) KDB
5 12 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.50%) Big Data
7 10 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.36%) RavenDB
7 10 (1.36%) Neo4j
7 10 (1.36%) CouchDB
8 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.54%) SAP BI
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (5.18%) Subversion
2 25 (3.41%) Selenium
3 22 (3.00%) WebDriver
4 20 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.18%) JUnit
7 15 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (1.50%) Maven
9 11 (1.50%) JIRA
10 9 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
11 8 (1.09%) Behat
11 8 (1.09%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.68%) Hamcrest
12 5 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.68%) jMock
13 4 (0.54%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.54%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.54%) Artifactory
General
1 430 (58.58%) Finance
2 272 (37.06%) Front Office
3 263 (35.83%) Banking
4 173 (23.57%) Investment Banking
5 62 (8.45%) Back Office
6 31 (4.22%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.45%) Legal
8 15 (2.04%) Advertising
8 15 (2.04%) Marketing
9 13 (1.77%) International Banking
10 11 (1.50%) Publishing
11 10 (1.36%) Law
12 8 (1.09%) Retail
13 5 (0.68%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.68%) French Language
13 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.27%) Games
15 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 383 (52.18%) Developer
2 232 (31.61%) Java Developer
3 134 (18.26%) Analyst
4 84 (11.44%) Senior Developer
5 65 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 38 (5.18%) Applications Support
7 34 (4.63%) Support Analyst
7 34 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (4.22%) C# Developer
9 27 (3.68%) Team Leader
10 26 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.27%) C++ Developer
12 20 (2.72%) Java Team Leader
13 19 (2.59%) Applications Support Analyst
14 17 (2.32%) Architect
15 16 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
17 14 (1.91%) PHP Developer
17 14 (1.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 14 (1.91%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.81%) .NET
2 62 (8.45%) HTML
3 54 (7.36%) XML
4 50 (6.81%) Spring
5 47 (6.40%) CSS
6 36 (4.90%) Hibernate
7 29 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 28 (3.81%) JMS
9 27 (3.68%) jQuery
10 26 (3.54%) WPF
11 25 (3.41%) HTML5
11 25 (3.41%) Web Services
12 24 (3.27%) WCF
13 23 (3.13%) Middleware
13 23 (3.13%) J2EE
13 23 (3.13%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
15 19 (2.59%) XSLT
16 18 (2.45%) Ajax
17 17 (2.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 196 (26.70%) Derivative
2 147 (20.03%) Equities
3 143 (19.48%) Fixed Income
4 53 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 47 (6.40%) Mathematics
6 38 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (4.77%) Open Source
8 29 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
9 26 (3.54%) Hedge funds
10 21 (2.86%) SWIFT
11 19 (2.59%) Market Risk
12 15 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 12 (1.63%) Physics
14 12 (1.63%) User Experience
15 10 (1.36%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (1.36%) Economics
15 10 (1.36%) Grid Computing
16 9 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.94%) Linux
2 92 (12.53%) UNIX
3 41 (5.59%) Windows
4 23 (3.13%) Solaris
5 22 (3.00%) NetWare
6 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (26.02%) Multithreading
2 190 (25.89%) Low Latency
3 153 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (16.49%) OO
5 100 (13.62%) Electronic Trading
6 75 (10.22%) E-Commerce
7 68 (9.26%) TDD
8 58 (7.90%) Business Analysis
9 47 (6.40%) Risk Management
10 32 (4.36%) Scrum
11 31 (4.22%) Algorithmic Trading
11 31 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (3.95%) Asset Management
12 29 (3.95%) UML
13 27 (3.68%) Project Management
13 27 (3.68%) Mentoring
14 25 (3.41%) Migration
15 24 (3.27%) Service Delivery
15 24 (3.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 22 (3.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 376 (51.23%) Java
2 175 (23.84%) SQL
3 99 (13.49%) C#
4 63 (8.58%) C++
5 54 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 51 (6.95%) Python
7 35 (4.77%) Perl
8 29 (3.95%) PHP
9 21 (2.86%) Ruby
10 17 (2.32%) PHP5
11 15 (2.04%) Groovy
12 14 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.63%) VB
13 12 (1.63%) VBA
13 12 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.36%) F#
15 9 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.09%) Scala
17 7 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (13.76%) Degree
2 14 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.36%) CCNA
5 8 (1.09%) PhD
6 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.68%) PMP
7 5 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.41%) ACCA
8 3 (0.41%) ISEB
8 3 (0.41%) CIMA
9 2 (0.27%) CAPM
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
10 1 (0.14%) CCA
10 1 (0.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.04%) QA
2 10 (1.36%) EMIR
2 10 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.41%) Basel III
3 3 (0.41%) IAS 39
4 2 (0.27%) GAAP
5 1 (0.14%) COREP
5 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.14%) UCITS
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) WMI
2 1 (0.14%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (11.72%) Oracle
2 51 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.09%) TIBCO
3 30 (4.09%) Bloomberg
4 23 (3.13%) Reuters
4 23 (3.13%) Murex
5 22 (3.00%) Zend
5 22 (3.00%) 29West
6 17 (2.32%) Sybase
7 14 (1.91%) DevExpress
8 12 (1.63%) ION Trading
9 11 (1.50%) Twitter
10 10 (1.36%) thinkFolio
10 10 (1.36%) EPiServer
10 10 (1.36%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.36%) Charles River
10 10 (1.36%) Misys
10 10 (1.36%) SunGard
11 9 (1.23%) IBM
12 8 (1.09%) Calypso
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago