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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 299 263 239
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -24
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1018 1238 1242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.10% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 2.76% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1039 1048
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
41407 44899 41644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.19% 40.05% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33182 35905 34095
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -13 937 £67,500 -3.57% 129
East Midlands +44 35 £37,500 -17.58% 3
South East +18 24 £45,000 - 8
East of England +17 13 £33,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £65,000 +52.94% 3
South West -40 2 £42,500 - 1
North West -6 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1087 (54.82%) Finance
2 657 (33.13%) Java
3 618 (31.16%) Banking
4 600 (30.26%) SQL
5 573 (28.90%) Front Office
6 513 (25.87%) Equities
7 511 (25.77%) Derivative
8 465 (23.45%) Fixed Income
9 443 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
10 435 (21.94%) C#
11 378 (19.06%) UNIX
12 363 (18.31%) C++
13 358 (18.05%) Investment Banking
14 339 (17.10%) Multithreading
15 326 (16.44%) Linux
16 322 (16.24%) Degree
17 317 (15.99%) Low Latency
18 291 (14.67%) .NET
19 250 (12.61%) Windows
20 241 (12.15%) Back Office
21 220 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
22 213 (10.74%) SQL Server
23 211 (10.64%) Risk Management
24 207 (10.44%) FIX Protocol
25 198 (9.98%) Hedge funds
26 192 (9.68%) Python
27 190 (9.58%) Oracle
28 181 (9.13%) OO
29 179 (9.03%) Microsoft
30 178 (8.98%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (1.87%) Node.js
2 31 (1.56%) IIS
3 22 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 10 (0.50%) CMS
6 7 (0.35%) Apache
6 7 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.30%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.25%) GemFire
8 5 (0.25%) Confluence
8 5 (0.25%) Tuxedo
8 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.20%) Sitefinity
9 4 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
9 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.15%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 92 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.02%) MS Office
3 19 (0.96%) Mathematica
4 17 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.61%) MS Project
6 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.30%) Mingle
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.11%) MetaTrader
2 18 (0.91%) thinkFolio
3 17 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.71%) ION MarketView
6 13 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
6 13 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.50%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.45%) Endur
8 9 (0.45%) RMDS
9 8 (0.40%) Kondor+
10 6 (0.30%) LatentZero
11 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.25%) Finacle
12 3 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
12 3 (0.15%) Adaptiv
12 3 (0.15%) Summit
13 2 (0.10%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.66%) SaaS
2 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.050%) PaaS
4 1 (0.050%) Office 365
4 1 (0.050%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.66%) VPN
2 28 (1.41%) Multicast
3 26 (1.31%) DNS
4 23 (1.16%) SAN
5 22 (1.11%) VLAN
6 21 (1.06%) Firewall
6 21 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.01%) DHCP
8 18 (0.91%) Internet
9 13 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (0.61%) BGP
11 10 (0.50%) Broadband
12 7 (0.35%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.35%) OSPF
13 6 (0.30%) VoIP
14 5 (0.25%) WAN
14 5 (0.25%) NX-OS
14 5 (0.25%) tcpdump
14 5 (0.25%) Junos
14 5 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 49 (2.47%) MySQL
4 41 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 27 (1.36%) KDB
8 24 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 17 (0.86%) Big Data
11 14 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.50%) SAP HANA
15 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.35%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.30%) MongoDB
18 5 (0.25%) HBase
18 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 91 (4.59%) Visual Studio
2 81 (4.08%) JIRA
3 60 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 53 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.52%) NUnit
7 42 (2.12%) Cucumber
8 40 (2.02%) Selenium
8 40 (2.02%) Maven
9 37 (1.87%) JUnit
10 28 (1.41%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.26%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.06%) FitNesse
13 19 (0.96%) Subversion
14 16 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.76%) GoogleTest
15 15 (0.76%) GCC
16 14 (0.71%) Moq
16 14 (0.71%) Gradle
17 13 (0.66%) Mocha
General
1 1087 (54.82%) Finance
2 618 (31.16%) Banking
3 573 (28.90%) Front Office
4 358 (18.05%) Investment Banking
5 241 (12.15%) Back Office
6 125 (6.30%) Retail
7 97 (4.89%) Financial Institution
8 59 (2.98%) Legal
9 51 (2.57%) Retail Banking
10 22 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.11%) Games
11 20 (1.01%) Electronics
12 19 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.91%) Automotive
14 10 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.50%) Marketing
15 7 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.35%) Advertising
16 5 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 832 (41.96%) Developer
2 507 (25.57%) Analyst
3 309 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 206 (10.39%) C# Developer
5 187 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 181 (9.13%) Business Analyst
7 180 (9.08%) Applications Support
8 144 (7.26%) C++ Developer
9 126 (6.35%) Senior Developer
10 112 (5.65%) Applications Support Analyst
11 74 (3.73%) Consultant
12 67 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
13 53 (2.67%) .NET Developer
14 52 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 50 (2.52%) Project Manager
16 46 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
17 45 (2.27%) Quantitative Developer
18 40 (2.02%) Programmer
19 37 (1.87%) Software Developer
20 33 (1.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (14.67%) .NET
2 207 (10.44%) FIX Protocol
3 138 (6.96%) WCF
4 136 (6.86%) HTML
5 135 (6.81%) WPF
6 119 (6.00%) XML
7 97 (4.89%) HTML5
8 94 (4.74%) Spring
9 75 (3.78%) Web Services
10 70 (3.53%) CSS
11 66 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 66 (3.33%) Ultra Messaging
12 63 (3.18%) J2EE
13 55 (2.77%) jQuery
14 54 (2.72%) JMS
15 49 (2.47%) AngularJS
16 46 (2.32%) STL
17 44 (2.22%) Hibernate
18 43 (2.17%) Middleware
19 41 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 513 (25.87%) Equities
2 511 (25.77%) Derivative
3 465 (23.45%) Fixed Income
4 220 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (9.98%) Hedge funds
6 178 (8.98%) Computer Science
7 112 (5.65%) Mathematics
8 82 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
9 78 (3.93%) Credit Risk
10 58 (2.92%) Algorithms
11 55 (2.77%) Spread Betting
11 55 (2.77%) Credit Derivative
12 46 (2.32%) User Experience
13 40 (2.02%) Market Risk
14 34 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
15 31 (1.56%) Client/Server
16 29 (1.46%) Management Information System
17 28 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 27 (1.36%) PMI
19 26 (1.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 378 (19.06%) UNIX
2 326 (16.44%) Linux
3 250 (12.61%) Windows
4 29 (1.46%) Android
5 28 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.06%) CentOS
6 21 (1.06%) Fedora
7 20 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.91%) Solaris
9 16 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.40%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.20%) SUSE
14 2 (0.10%) AIX
14 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.050%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (17.10%) Multithreading
3 317 (15.99%) Low Latency
4 211 (10.64%) Risk Management
5 181 (9.13%) OO
6 170 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 167 (8.42%) E-Commerce
8 162 (8.17%) SDLC
9 153 (7.72%) TDD
10 149 (7.51%) Business Analysis
11 134 (6.76%) Scrum
12 127 (6.40%) Electronic Trading
13 121 (6.10%) Project Management
14 120 (6.05%) Analytics
15 108 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (5.30%) Algorithmic Trading
18 91 (4.59%) ITIL
19 88 (4.44%) Asset Management
20 72 (3.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 657 (33.13%) Java
2 600 (30.26%) SQL
3 435 (21.94%) C#
4 363 (18.31%) C++
5 192 (9.68%) Python
6 175 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 137 (6.91%) Perl
8 84 (4.24%) VBA
9 71 (3.58%) C
10 52 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 49 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 44 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 40 (2.02%) Scala
14 31 (1.56%) Ruby
15 29 (1.46%) MATLAB
15 29 (1.46%) R
16 19 (0.96%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.91%) Embedded C
17 18 (0.91%) Embedded C++
18 16 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 322 (16.24%) Degree
2 47 (2.37%) CIMA
2 47 (2.37%) ACCA
3 36 (1.82%) PhD
4 34 (1.71%) ISEB
5 30 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.81%) CCNA
6 16 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.50%) SAP Certification
8 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.40%) CCNP
9 8 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.30%) Brainbench
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.20%) MCSE
14 3 (0.15%) PMP
14 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (8.62%) QA
2 71 (3.58%) EMIR
3 67 (3.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (1.97%) COBIT
5 12 (0.61%) MiFID
6 10 (0.50%) SLA
7 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.25%) Basel III
8 5 (0.25%) COREP
8 5 (0.25%) FINREP
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.20%) Basel II
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (1.36%) Firmware
2 20 (1.01%) NFS
2 20 (1.01%) Postfix
3 18 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.71%) Docker
5 11 (0.55%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.35%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.20%) HDFS
8 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (1.11%) Puppet
2 13 (0.66%) Ansible
3 11 (0.55%) Salt
3 11 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.55%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.35%) WMI
4 7 (0.35%) SCOM
4 7 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.25%) Nagios
6 3 (0.15%) Control-M
6 3 (0.15%) Oozie
7 2 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 190 (9.58%) Oracle
2 179 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 111 (5.60%) TIBCO
4 60 (3.03%) Murex
5 48 (2.42%) Bloomberg
6 45 (2.27%) SunGard
7 43 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 43 (2.17%) Wall Street Systems
8 41 (2.07%) Sybase
9 31 (1.56%) SAP
10 29 (1.46%) Reuters
11 26 (1.31%) StreamBase
12 24 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 23 (1.16%) VMware
13 23 (1.16%) Cisco
14 19 (0.96%) ION Trading
15 18 (0.91%) NEC
15 18 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
15 18 (0.91%) Fujitsu
15 18 (0.91%) EMC
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + 25% bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bank of England
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-90,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus £5 K bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday