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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 92 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 300 389 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.88% 3.48% 3.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.02% 7.38% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 253 318 375
Average salary £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £98,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4274 5274 5063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.09% 47.15% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 4349 4480
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £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 27 March 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 March 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).

1 285 (57.93%) Finance
2 201 (40.85%) Banking
3 187 (38.01%) Java
4 160 (32.52%) Front Office
5 146 (29.67%) SQL
6 136 (27.64%) Investment Banking
7 124 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (20.73%) Fixed Income
9 98 (19.92%) Derivative
10 97 (19.72%) C++
11 96 (19.51%) Equities
12 86 (17.48%) C#
13 84 (17.07%) Multithreading
14 68 (13.82%) UNIX
14 68 (13.82%) Low Latency
15 65 (13.21%) Degree
16 60 (12.20%) Linux
17 57 (11.59%) .NET
18 50 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading
19 49 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (9.76%) Business Analysis
20 48 (9.76%) TDD
21 41 (8.33%) Analytics
22 39 (7.93%) OO
23 36 (7.32%) Oracle
23 36 (7.32%) Scrum
24 34 (6.91%) Computer Science
24 34 (6.91%) QA
25 33 (6.71%) Spring
26 32 (6.50%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.63%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (1.42%) GemFire
3 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.81%) Node.js
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.41%) JBoss
6 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.41%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.20%) MTS
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.88%) MS Office
2 17 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.81%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.44%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.02%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.81%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.81%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.81%) LongView
3 4 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.61%) RMDS
5 2 (0.41%) Summit
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.20%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) GitHub
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.07%) Multicast
2 18 (3.66%) Internet
3 11 (2.24%) Firewall
4 8 (1.63%) VPN
5 7 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.42%) OSPF
5 7 (1.42%) BGP
5 7 (1.42%) EIGRP
6 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.86%) KDB
3 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.61%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) MySQL
8 2 (0.41%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (2.85%) Selenium
2 12 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 11 (2.24%) Cucumber
3 11 (2.24%) JIRA
3 11 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.83%) Maven
5 8 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.63%) Hudson
6 7 (1.42%) Subversion
7 6 (1.22%) JUnit
7 6 (1.22%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.81%) JBehave
8 4 (0.81%) JMeter
8 4 (0.81%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.61%) NUnit
9 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.61%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.61%) Moq
10 2 (0.41%) Hamcrest
General
1 285 (57.93%) Finance
2 201 (40.85%) Banking
3 160 (32.52%) Front Office
4 136 (27.64%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.50%) Back Office
6 20 (4.07%) Retail
7 13 (2.64%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.22%) Games
9 5 (1.02%) Legal
10 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.41%) Marketing
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 233 (47.36%) Developer
2 127 (25.81%) Analyst
3 114 (23.17%) Java Developer
4 63 (12.80%) Business Analyst
5 48 (9.76%) C++ Developer
6 36 (7.32%) Quantitative Developer
7 35 (7.11%) C# Developer
8 34 (6.91%) Support Analyst
9 33 (6.71%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 19 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (3.86%) Applications Support
12 18 (3.66%) Sales Executive
13 15 (3.05%) Architect
13 15 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (2.85%) Applications Support Analyst
15 12 (2.44%) Programmer
16 11 (2.24%) .NET Developer
16 11 (2.24%) Team Leader
17 10 (2.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.59%) .NET
2 33 (6.71%) Spring
3 30 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (3.66%) WPF
5 16 (3.25%) Middleware
6 15 (3.05%) Hibernate
6 15 (3.05%) HTML
6 15 (3.05%) Web Services
7 14 (2.85%) RESTful
8 13 (2.64%) JMS
8 13 (2.64%) ASP.NET
9 12 (2.44%) J2EE
9 12 (2.44%) WCF
10 11 (2.24%) XML
11 10 (2.03%) STL
11 10 (2.03%) J2SE
12 8 (1.63%) Rendezvous
12 8 (1.63%) WinForms
12 8 (1.63%) LINQ
12 8 (1.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 102 (20.73%) Fixed Income
2 98 (19.92%) Derivative
3 96 (19.51%) Equities
4 49 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (6.91%) Computer Science
6 32 (6.50%) Hedge funds
7 31 (6.30%) Credit Risk
8 19 (3.86%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.03%) Market Risk
10 10 (2.03%) Open Source
11 9 (1.83%) Spread Betting
11 9 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
11 9 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (1.42%) PMI
14 5 (1.02%) Physics
14 5 (1.02%) iPad
14 5 (1.02%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.82%) UNIX
2 60 (12.20%) Linux
3 31 (6.30%) Windows
4 13 (2.64%) Solaris
5 7 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.07%) Multithreading
3 68 (13.82%) Low Latency
4 50 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading
5 48 (9.76%) TDD
5 48 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 41 (8.33%) Analytics
7 39 (7.93%) OO
8 36 (7.32%) Scrum
9 32 (6.50%) Asset Management
10 30 (6.10%) E-Commerce
11 27 (5.49%) Project Management
11 27 (5.49%) Electronic Trading
12 26 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
15 23 (4.67%) Risk Management
15 23 (4.67%) Workflow
16 21 (4.27%) OOD
17 20 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (38.01%) Java
2 146 (29.67%) SQL
3 97 (19.72%) C++
4 86 (17.48%) C#
5 24 (4.88%) VBA
6 23 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.86%) C
8 18 (3.66%) Python
9 15 (3.05%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.85%) MATLAB
10 14 (2.85%) Perl
11 11 (2.24%) Scala
12 8 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.22%) XAML
13 6 (1.22%) R
14 5 (1.02%) Clojure
14 5 (1.02%) Korn
14 5 (1.02%) Haskell
15 4 (0.81%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 65 (13.21%) Degree
2 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
2 7 (1.42%) CCNP
2 7 (1.42%) CCNA
2 7 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.02%) ISEB
4 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.61%) PhD
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) CFA
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.91%) QA
2 12 (2.44%) EMIR
3 11 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.81%) COREP
4 4 (0.81%) FINREP
4 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) Basel II
5 3 (0.61%) Basel III
6 2 (0.41%) MiFID
6 2 (0.41%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
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 36 (7.32%) Oracle
2 25 (5.08%) TIBCO
3 23 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.07%) 29West
5 15 (3.05%) Charles River
6 13 (2.64%) Murex
7 11 (2.24%) Sybase
8 10 (2.03%) Cisco
8 10 (2.03%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.42%) F5
9 7 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.22%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.81%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.81%) Calypso
13 3 (0.61%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.61%) SAP
13 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.41%) MarketAxess
14 2 (0.41%) Tradeweb
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