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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 114 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 232 411 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 3.19% 4.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.48% 6.90% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 195 354 430
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,200 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
4232 5960 5722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.06% 46.26% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 4926 4864
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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).

1 314 (59.58%) Finance
2 198 (37.57%) Banking
3 195 (37.00%) Java
4 159 (30.17%) Front Office
4 159 (30.17%) Equities
5 156 (29.60%) SQL
6 146 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (25.62%) Derivative
8 128 (24.29%) Fixed Income
9 125 (23.72%) Investment Banking
10 98 (18.60%) C#
11 93 (17.65%) Multithreading
12 85 (16.13%) C++
13 81 (15.37%) Low Latency
14 72 (13.66%) Degree
15 70 (13.28%) .NET
16 57 (10.82%) TDD
17 56 (10.63%) UNIX
18 55 (10.44%) Business Analysis
19 54 (10.25%) Windows
20 53 (10.06%) Linux
21 52 (9.87%) SDLC
22 48 (9.11%) QA
23 46 (8.73%) Algorithmic Trading
24 44 (8.35%) Analytics
25 43 (8.16%) Computer Science
25 43 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
26 42 (7.97%) Back Office
26 42 (7.97%) SQL Server
26 42 (7.97%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 7 (1.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (0.95%) GemFire
2 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.57%) Confluence
3 3 (0.57%) IIS
4 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.38%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.19%) MTS
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 19 (3.61%) MS Office
2 9 (1.71%) Mathematica
3 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.66%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.90%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.57%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.57%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.57%) LongView
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.38%) RMDS
5 2 (0.38%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) IaaS
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.17%) Multicast
2 13 (2.47%) Internet
3 9 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (1.71%) BGP
3 9 (1.71%) VPN
3 9 (1.71%) Firewall
4 7 (1.33%) OSPF
4 7 (1.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (1.14%) Broadband
6 2 (0.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
6 2 (0.38%) Junos
6 2 (0.38%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.38%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.04%) KDB
2 16 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.76%) LogicBlox
9 3 (0.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) MySQL
10 2 (0.38%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.19%) OLAP
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.42%) Cucumber
3 17 (3.23%) NUnit
4 16 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 15 (2.85%) Selenium
6 13 (2.47%) SpecFlow
6 13 (2.47%) JIRA
7 12 (2.28%) FitNesse
7 12 (2.28%) Maven
8 11 (2.09%) WebDriver
8 11 (2.09%) JUnit
9 10 (1.90%) Moq
10 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.14%) Hudson
12 5 (0.95%) JBehave
13 4 (0.76%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.76%) Gradle
14 3 (0.57%) Subversion
14 3 (0.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 314 (59.58%) Finance
2 198 (37.57%) Banking
3 159 (30.17%) Front Office
4 125 (23.72%) Investment Banking
5 42 (7.97%) Back Office
6 23 (4.36%) Retail
7 13 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.28%) Legal
9 6 (1.14%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.95%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 246 (46.68%) Developer
2 146 (27.70%) Analyst
3 118 (22.39%) Java Developer
4 68 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 52 (9.87%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.16%) C++ Developer
7 42 (7.97%) C# Developer
8 35 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
9 34 (6.45%) Support Analyst
10 33 (6.26%) Quantitative Developer
11 26 (4.93%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 23 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (3.61%) Architect
14 17 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
15 16 (3.04%) Applications Support
16 15 (2.85%) Lead Architect
16 15 (2.85%) Project Manager
17 13 (2.47%) QA Analyst
17 13 (2.47%) .NET Developer
17 13 (2.47%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (13.28%) .NET
2 43 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
3 30 (5.69%) Spring
4 29 (5.50%) Web Services
5 24 (4.55%) J2EE
6 22 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 21 (3.98%) Ultra Messaging
8 20 (3.80%) WPF
9 19 (3.61%) JMS
9 19 (3.61%) WCF
10 18 (3.42%) Hibernate
11 17 (3.23%) XML
11 17 (3.23%) WinForms
12 16 (3.04%) HTML
13 14 (2.66%) Middleware
13 14 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (2.47%) RESTful
15 11 (2.09%) Gherkin
15 11 (2.09%) TIBCO EMS
16 10 (1.90%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (30.17%) Equities
2 135 (25.62%) Derivative
3 128 (24.29%) Fixed Income
4 43 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 42 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (7.21%) Hedge funds
7 30 (5.69%) Credit Risk
8 26 (4.93%) Mathematics
9 21 (3.98%) Market Risk
10 15 (2.85%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.66%) PMI
12 11 (2.09%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.33%) Statistics
15 7 (1.33%) Physics
16 6 (1.14%) SWIFT
16 6 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
16 6 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
17 5 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.63%) UNIX
2 54 (10.25%) Windows
3 53 (10.06%) Linux
4 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.71%) Android
4 9 (1.71%) Solaris
5 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 81 (15.37%) Low Latency
4 57 (10.82%) TDD
5 55 (10.44%) Business Analysis
6 52 (9.87%) SDLC
7 46 (8.73%) Algorithmic Trading
8 44 (8.35%) Analytics
9 38 (7.21%) OO
9 38 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (7.02%) Project Management
11 36 (6.83%) Asset Management
12 35 (6.64%) Scrum
13 34 (6.45%) Risk Management
13 34 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
14 32 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 32 (6.07%) Test Automation
15 28 (5.31%) Software Engineering
15 28 (5.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 195 (37.00%) Java
2 156 (29.60%) SQL
3 98 (18.60%) C#
4 85 (16.13%) C++
5 26 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.17%) VBA
7 20 (3.80%) C
7 20 (3.80%) Python
8 18 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.85%) Scala
9 15 (2.85%) MATLAB
10 12 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.09%) R
12 10 (1.90%) Perl
13 8 (1.52%) Ruby
14 4 (0.76%) Prolog
14 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.76%) Clojure
14 4 (0.76%) Korn
15 3 (0.57%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 72 (13.66%) Degree
2 20 (3.80%) ISEB
3 14 (2.66%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.71%) CCNA
4 9 (1.71%) PhD
5 7 (1.33%) CCNP
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CFA
9 1 (0.19%) IIBA
9 1 (0.19%) CBAP
9 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.11%) QA
2 21 (3.98%) EMIR
3 16 (3.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.71%) MiFID
5 4 (0.76%) COREP
5 4 (0.76%) FINREP
6 2 (0.38%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.19%) Basel III
7 1 (0.19%) Basel II
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.38%) Nagios
2 2 (0.38%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 34 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.26%) Oracle
3 31 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 15 (2.85%) Murex
5 12 (2.28%) Cisco
6 9 (1.71%) Charles River
7 7 (1.33%) StreamBase
7 7 (1.33%) F5
7 7 (1.33%) Sybase
7 7 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.95%) Solace
8 5 (0.95%) Sun
9 4 (0.76%) IBM
10 3 (0.57%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.57%) SAP
10 3 (0.57%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.57%) Juniper
10 3 (0.57%) VMware
10 3 (0.57%) Metastorm
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £500000 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bonus and Benifts scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago