The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 304 272 280
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +8
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 914 993 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 2.62% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 804 795 868
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37525 37904 39936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.98% 39.63% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30572 29904 33584
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the England region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 852 £70,000 +7.69% 158
South East -41 24 £50,000 +14.28% 7
South West -10 11 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Midlands - 8 - - 1
East Midlands - 7 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands -17 5 £65,000 +52.94%
East of England - 2 £21,000 - 1
North East - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1138 (58.00%) Finance
2 697 (35.52%) Java
3 689 (35.12%) Banking
4 639 (32.57%) Front Office
5 539 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
6 500 (25.48%) Derivative
7 494 (25.18%) SQL
8 469 (23.90%) Investment Banking
9 436 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 420 (21.41%) UNIX
11 419 (21.36%) Fixed Income
12 389 (19.83%) Low Latency
13 388 (19.78%) C++
14 370 (18.86%) Equities
15 344 (17.53%) C#
16 330 (16.82%) OO
17 297 (15.14%) Linux
18 245 (12.49%) .NET
19 240 (12.23%) Degree
20 228 (11.62%) FIX Protocol
21 226 (11.52%) JavaScript
22 214 (10.91%) Microsoft
23 209 (10.65%) HTML
23 209 (10.65%) TDD
24 192 (9.79%) Oracle
24 192 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
25 189 (9.63%) Windows
26 188 (9.58%) Back Office
27 185 (9.43%) Scrum
28 181 (9.23%) SQL Server

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 64 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
2 43 (2.19%) Node.js
3 32 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.43%) Apache
5 24 (1.22%) CMS
6 20 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 19 (0.97%) IIS
8 15 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 15 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.51%) Orchard CMS
10 10 (0.51%) Sitefinity
10 10 (0.51%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.51%) JBoss
11 9 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.46%) nginx
12 8 (0.41%) Drupal
13 7 (0.36%) GemFire
Applications
1 80 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.99%) MS Office
3 19 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.10%) Mingle
9 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.051%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.051%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.22%) SAP FI
2 23 (1.17%) Kondor+
3 22 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.07%) SAP FSCM
5 20 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (1.02%) Temenos T24
5 20 (1.02%) Finacle
5 20 (1.02%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 18 (0.92%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.71%) RMDS
8 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.51%) Findur
10 9 (0.46%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.25%) Front Arena
12 5 (0.25%) LongView
12 5 (0.25%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.02%) SaaS
2 12 (0.61%) GitHub
3 9 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.051%) IaaS
5 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.99%) Firewall
2 22 (1.12%) Internet
3 16 (0.82%) Multicast
4 14 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.51%) HTTP
6 8 (0.41%) VPN
7 7 (0.36%) SAN
7 7 (0.36%) LDAP
8 6 (0.31%) Intranet
9 4 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.15%) OSPF
10 3 (0.15%) BGP
10 3 (0.15%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.15%) PBX
10 3 (0.15%) VoIP
11 2 (0.10%) NFC
11 2 (0.10%) DNS
12 1 (0.051%) SSH
12 1 (0.051%) WAN
12 1 (0.051%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 129 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 67 (3.41%) MySQL
4 45 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 37 (1.89%) KDB
6 29 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 24 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 18 (0.92%) SAP HANA
9 17 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (0.76%) HBase
11 14 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.61%) Big Data
13 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.51%) RavenDB
14 10 (0.51%) Neo4j
15 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 85 (4.33%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.55%) Subversion
2 50 (2.55%) GCC
3 32 (1.63%) Maven
4 31 (1.58%) Selenium
5 30 (1.53%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.53%) SpecFlow
5 30 (1.53%) GoogleTest
6 29 (1.48%) NUnit
7 28 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 27 (1.38%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.33%) FitNesse
10 23 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 21 (1.07%) JIRA
12 20 (1.02%) CppUnit
12 20 (1.02%) Jenkins
13 17 (0.87%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.76%) JUnit
15 12 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1138 (58.00%) Finance
2 689 (35.12%) Banking
3 639 (32.57%) Front Office
4 469 (23.90%) Investment Banking
5 188 (9.58%) Back Office
6 102 (5.20%) Retail
7 99 (5.05%) Financial Institution
8 50 (2.55%) Games
9 32 (1.63%) Retail Banking
10 28 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.07%) Legal
13 20 (1.02%) Marketing
14 16 (0.82%) Advertising
15 12 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.46%) Electronics
16 9 (0.46%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.36%) Automotive
18 4 (0.20%) Law
19 3 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 985 (50.20%) Developer
2 403 (20.54%) Java Developer
3 402 (20.49%) Analyst
4 225 (11.47%) C++ Developer
5 184 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 161 (8.21%) C# Developer
7 146 (7.44%) Business Analyst
8 138 (7.03%) Applications Support
9 105 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 93 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
11 86 (4.38%) Project Manager
12 69 (3.52%) Consultant
13 55 (2.80%) .NET Developer
14 52 (2.65%) Team Leader
14 52 (2.65%) Programmer
15 47 (2.40%) FX Support Analyst
16 46 (2.34%) C# .NET Developer
16 46 (2.34%) Architect
17 43 (2.19%) Senior Java Developer
17 43 (2.19%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (12.49%) .NET
2 228 (11.62%) FIX Protocol
3 209 (10.65%) HTML
4 158 (8.05%) HTML5
5 127 (6.47%) XML
6 119 (6.07%) Spring
7 116 (5.91%) WPF
8 111 (5.66%) WCF
9 102 (5.20%) CSS
10 95 (4.84%) STL
11 73 (3.72%) Hibernate
12 68 (3.47%) Rendezvous
13 63 (3.21%) Middleware
14 62 (3.16%) Web Services
15 61 (3.11%) J2EE
16 60 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 59 (3.01%) .NET Framework
17 59 (3.01%) ASP.NET
17 59 (3.01%) JMS
18 56 (2.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 500 (25.48%) Derivative
2 419 (21.36%) Fixed Income
3 370 (18.86%) Equities
4 192 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
5 128 (6.52%) Hedge funds
6 125 (6.37%) Computer Science
7 79 (4.03%) Mathematics
8 56 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
8 56 (2.85%) Open Source
9 55 (2.80%) Credit Risk
10 50 (2.55%) Algorithms
11 47 (2.40%) Spread Betting
12 36 (1.83%) User Experience
13 32 (1.63%) Contract for Difference
14 30 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 30 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
15 28 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
15 28 (1.43%) Physics
16 21 (1.07%) PMI
16 21 (1.07%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 420 (21.41%) UNIX
2 297 (15.14%) Linux
3 189 (9.63%) Windows
4 34 (1.73%) Solaris
5 12 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.20%) NetWare
11 2 (0.10%) Android
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.051%) Fedora
12 1 (0.051%) SUSE
12 1 (0.051%) VMS
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.051%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 389 (19.83%) Low Latency
4 330 (16.82%) OO
5 209 (10.65%) TDD
6 185 (9.43%) Scrum
7 163 (8.31%) Software Engineering
8 156 (7.95%) Algorithmic Trading
9 142 (7.24%) Risk Management
10 140 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 139 (7.08%) Project Management
12 138 (7.03%) Electronic Trading
13 136 (6.93%) Business Analysis
14 98 (4.99%) Analytics
15 75 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 73 (3.72%) ITIL
17 72 (3.67%) MVC
17 72 (3.67%) OOD
18 68 (3.47%) OOP
18 68 (3.47%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 697 (35.52%) Java
2 494 (25.18%) SQL
3 388 (19.78%) C++
4 344 (17.53%) C#
5 226 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 94 (4.79%) Python
7 84 (4.28%) Perl
8 64 (3.26%) C
9 50 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 49 (2.50%) VBA
11 29 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.22%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.22%) PHP
13 22 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.07%) Scala
15 16 (0.82%) Ruby
16 14 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.66%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.66%) ActionScript
18 12 (0.61%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 240 (12.23%) Degree
2 31 (1.58%) CIMA
2 31 (1.58%) ACCA
3 25 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 18 (0.92%) SAP Certification
5 17 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (0.87%) ISEB
5 17 (0.87%) CCNA
6 14 (0.71%) PhD
7 10 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.41%) CCA
9 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.25%) Brainbench
11 4 (0.20%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.20%) PMP
12 3 (0.15%) CCNP
12 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (6.83%) QA
2 42 (2.14%) EMIR
2 42 (2.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (0.92%) COBIT
4 15 (0.76%) SLA
5 12 (0.61%) Basel II
6 7 (0.36%) Basel III
7 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.20%) MiFID
8 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) GAAP
9 1 (0.051%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.051%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.36%) Firmware
4 6 (0.31%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.051%) NFS
5 1 (0.051%) Docker
5 1 (0.051%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.46%) Ansible
3 9 (0.46%) Puppet
4 5 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.25%) Control-M
5 4 (0.20%) Netcool
6 3 (0.15%) RTView
7 2 (0.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.10%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 214 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 192 (9.79%) Oracle
3 131 (6.68%) TIBCO
4 88 (4.49%) 29West
5 59 (3.01%) SAP
6 56 (2.85%) Sybase
7 46 (2.34%) Murex
8 41 (2.09%) Informatica
9 35 (1.78%) Calypso
10 34 (1.73%) Bloomberg
11 31 (1.58%) SunGard
12 26 (1.33%) Reuters
13 25 (1.27%) ION Trading
14 24 (1.22%) Wall Street Systems
15 20 (1.02%) Misys
16 18 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.87%) Charles River
17 17 (0.87%) Sitecore
18 14 (0.71%) IBM
19 13 (0.66%) Cisco
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum excellent benefits as well
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago