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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 274 262 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1061 1051 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.05% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 2.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 935 896 1159
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
40358 40062 42203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.84% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32283 32779 35506
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -2 988 £70,000 +3.70% 133
South East 0 20 £32,500 -23.52% 5
South West -1 18 £45,000 +24.13% 3
West Midlands -11 17 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East of England -5 8 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +6 7 £42,500 -19.04%
North West -8 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Yorkshire -34 2 £50,000 - 1
North East - 2 £50,000 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1267 (54.73%) Finance
2 890 (38.44%) Java
3 829 (35.81%) Banking
4 818 (35.33%) Front Office
5 684 (29.55%) Derivative
6 619 (26.74%) SQL
7 617 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
8 546 (23.59%) Multithreading
9 517 (22.33%) Investment Banking
10 493 (21.30%) Low Latency
11 468 (20.22%) Fixed Income
12 465 (20.09%) C#
13 454 (19.61%) Equities
14 439 (18.96%) UNIX
15 426 (18.40%) OO
16 339 (14.64%) .NET
17 325 (14.04%) C++
18 319 (13.78%) Degree
19 276 (11.92%) Linux
20 269 (11.62%) Oracle
21 262 (11.32%) TDD
22 248 (10.71%) Back Office
23 245 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
24 235 (10.15%) Scrum
24 235 (10.15%) Software Engineering
25 230 (9.94%) HTML
26 227 (9.81%) SQL Server
27 215 (9.29%) JavaScript
28 211 (9.11%) Microsoft
29 208 (8.98%) Electronic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 48 (2.07%) IIS
2 47 (2.03%) TIBCO EMS
3 37 (1.60%) Apache
4 35 (1.51%) Node.js
5 33 (1.43%) Umbraco
6 31 (1.34%) CMS
7 29 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 21 (0.91%) Sitefinity
10 21 (0.91%) Orchard CMS
10 21 (0.91%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 16 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 14 (0.60%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.56%) SharePoint
13 13 (0.56%) JBoss
14 12 (0.52%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 108 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.52%) MS Office
5 9 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.17%) MS Project
9 2 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.043%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.77%) Kondor+
2 32 (1.38%) RMDS
3 28 (1.21%) Summit
4 20 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.52%) Front Arena
5 12 (0.52%) 3000 Xtra
6 11 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 11 (0.48%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.43%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.43%) Eikon
8 9 (0.39%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 9 (0.39%) Finacle
8 9 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
8 9 (0.39%) Temenos T24
8 9 (0.39%) Findur
9 8 (0.35%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.56%) GitHub
2 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.043%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.56%) Firewall
2 35 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.04%) Multicast
4 19 (0.82%) HTTP
5 14 (0.60%) SAN
6 12 (0.52%) DNS
7 11 (0.48%) LAN
7 11 (0.48%) WAN
8 10 (0.43%) SSL
9 9 (0.39%) LDAP
10 5 (0.22%) VPN
11 4 (0.17%) Intranet
12 3 (0.13%) Internet
12 3 (0.13%) FTP
13 2 (0.086%) SWIFTNet
13 2 (0.086%) SSH
13 2 (0.086%) NFC
14 1 (0.043%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 73 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 62 (2.68%) MySQL
5 51 (2.20%) KDB
6 46 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 31 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 23 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (0.99%) HBase
9 21 (0.91%) Neo4j
9 21 (0.91%) RavenDB
9 21 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 19 (0.82%) Big Data
10 19 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (0.56%) CouchDB
13 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 81 (3.50%) Subversion
2 69 (2.98%) Visual Studio
3 45 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 36 (1.56%) Selenium
5 35 (1.51%) JIRA
6 32 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (1.21%) Maven
8 27 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 26 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (1.04%) NUnit
11 21 (0.91%) GCC
11 21 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 20 (0.86%) SpecFlow
12 20 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.86%) JUnit
13 15 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.65%) FitNesse
14 13 (0.56%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.48%) Apache Ivy
16 9 (0.39%) GoogleTest
General
1 1267 (54.73%) Finance
2 829 (35.81%) Banking
3 818 (35.33%) Front Office
4 517 (22.33%) Investment Banking
5 248 (10.71%) Back Office
6 135 (5.83%) Financial Institution
7 92 (3.97%) Retail
8 38 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.51%) Marketing
10 26 (1.12%) Legal
11 25 (1.08%) Games
12 16 (0.69%) Advertising
13 15 (0.65%) Law
13 15 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.60%) Italian Language
15 13 (0.56%) International Banking
16 12 (0.52%) Publishing
17 11 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.30%) French Language
19 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1187 (51.27%) Developer
2 533 (23.02%) Java Developer
3 450 (19.44%) Analyst
4 210 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 182 (7.86%) Business Analyst
6 177 (7.65%) Support Analyst
7 175 (7.56%) Senior Developer
8 160 (6.91%) C++ Developer
9 135 (5.83%) Applications Support
10 117 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 97 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 82 (3.54%) Applications Support Analyst
13 80 (3.46%) .NET Developer
14 79 (3.41%) Programmer
15 78 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
16 73 (3.15%) Team Leader
17 62 (2.68%) FX Support Analyst
18 56 (2.42%) Architect
19 53 (2.29%) Lead Developer
20 52 (2.25%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (14.64%) .NET
2 245 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
3 230 (9.94%) HTML
4 157 (6.78%) HTML5
5 151 (6.52%) WPF
6 147 (6.35%) WCF
7 146 (6.31%) Spring
8 143 (6.18%) XML
9 113 (4.88%) CSS
10 109 (4.71%) ASP.NET
10 109 (4.71%) Web Services
11 96 (4.15%) Middleware
12 95 (4.10%) JMS
13 93 (4.02%) J2EE
14 85 (3.67%) .NET Framework
15 77 (3.33%) Hibernate
15 77 (3.33%) jQuery
16 76 (3.28%) J2SE
17 75 (3.24%) Rendezvous
18 71 (3.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 684 (29.55%) Derivative
2 468 (20.22%) Fixed Income
3 454 (19.61%) Equities
4 170 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 158 (6.83%) Computer Science
6 135 (5.83%) Mathematics
7 124 (5.36%) Hedge funds
8 106 (4.58%) Algorithms
9 86 (3.71%) Equity Derivative
10 74 (3.20%) Open Source
11 69 (2.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 68 (2.94%) Credit Risk
13 54 (2.33%) Market Risk
14 46 (1.99%) Physics
15 43 (1.86%) Credit Derivative
16 41 (1.77%) Spread Betting
17 39 (1.68%) SWIFT
18 37 (1.60%) User Experience
19 31 (1.34%) Contract for Difference
20 29 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 439 (18.96%) UNIX
2 276 (11.92%) Linux
3 164 (7.08%) Windows
4 71 (3.07%) Solaris
5 20 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.69%) NetWare
7 11 (0.48%) Android
7 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.30%) HPUX
10 5 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.086%) AIX
13 1 (0.043%) VMS
13 1 (0.043%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.043%) SUSE
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (23.59%) Multithreading
3 493 (21.30%) Low Latency
4 426 (18.40%) OO
5 262 (11.32%) TDD
6 235 (10.15%) Software Engineering
6 235 (10.15%) Scrum
7 208 (8.98%) Electronic Trading
8 188 (8.12%) Algorithmic Trading
9 183 (7.90%) E-Commerce
10 174 (7.52%) Risk Management
11 154 (6.65%) Project Management
12 111 (4.79%) Business Analysis
13 110 (4.75%) MVC
14 103 (4.45%) Mentoring
15 91 (3.93%) Asset Management
16 88 (3.80%) OOD
16 88 (3.80%) Analytics
17 84 (3.63%) OOP
18 79 (3.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 890 (38.44%) Java
2 619 (26.74%) SQL
3 465 (20.09%) C#
4 325 (14.04%) C++
5 215 (9.29%) JavaScript
6 160 (6.91%) Python
7 101 (4.36%) VBA
8 87 (3.76%) Perl
9 49 (2.12%) C
10 45 (1.94%) PHP
11 41 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 32 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 32 (1.38%) Ruby
13 29 (1.25%) Scala
14 25 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.69%) VB
17 15 (0.65%) ActionScript
17 15 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 319 (13.78%) Degree
2 27 (1.17%) ISEB
3 21 (0.91%) ACCA
3 21 (0.91%) CIMA
4 18 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 17 (0.73%) PhD
6 15 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.43%) CCNA
9 9 (0.39%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.26%) CCA
11 4 (0.17%) CISSP
12 3 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.13%) PMP
13 2 (0.086%) CAPM
13 2 (0.086%) MBA
13 2 (0.086%) Brainbench
13 2 (0.086%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.79%) QA
2 47 (2.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 46 (1.99%) EMIR
4 17 (0.73%) Basel II
5 12 (0.52%) Basel III
6 9 (0.39%) COBIT
7 7 (0.30%) SLA
7 7 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.30%) FATCA
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.13%) MiFID
8 3 (0.13%) GAAP
8 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.043%) COREP
10 1 (0.043%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.043%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.30%) ClearTrust
2 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.043%) Docker
3 1 (0.043%) Squid
3 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.17%) Ansible
3 4 (0.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 3 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.13%) Control-M
5 2 (0.086%) Nagios
5 2 (0.086%) Netcool
6 1 (0.043%) WMI
6 1 (0.043%) SCOM
6 1 (0.043%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 269 (11.62%) Oracle
2 211 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 146 (6.31%) TIBCO
4 109 (4.71%) Sybase
5 106 (4.58%) 29West
6 102 (4.41%) Murex
7 55 (2.38%) Bloomberg
8 52 (2.25%) SunGard
9 50 (2.16%) Calypso
10 48 (2.07%) Reuters
11 42 (1.81%) Informatica
12 33 (1.43%) Sitecore
13 27 (1.17%) SAP
14 22 (0.95%) Sun
15 21 (0.91%) EPiServer
16 20 (0.86%) ION Trading
16 20 (0.86%) DataSynapse
17 19 (0.82%) Misys
18 17 (0.73%) Wall Street Systems
19 15 (0.65%) Twitter
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + FX Car (Private / Business Miles)
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum FIX On Boarding, FIX Connectivity,
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable, dependent upon experience + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 150K+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OTE 150K+
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + OTE £150K+ Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + lucrative bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago