The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 246 229 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -45
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1246 1246 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.22% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 3.70% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1014 1485
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34967 33698 37065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.80% 33.08% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28035 27516 31627
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -11 1159 £70,000 - 158
South West -11 28 £62,500 +78.57% 2
South East -21 26 £37,500 +30.43% 7
North West +5 9 £37,500 +31.57%
East Midlands -3 8 £44,000 +18.91% 4
West Midlands +8 6 £42,500 -12.82%
North East - 5 - -
East of England -10 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1316 (53.39%) Finance
2 941 (38.17%) Java
3 829 (33.63%) Front Office
4 818 (33.18%) Banking
5 797 (32.33%) Derivative
6 634 (25.72%) SQL
7 603 (24.46%) Equities
8 556 (22.56%) Multithreading
9 515 (20.89%) Fixed Income
10 511 (20.73%) C#
11 504 (20.45%) Low Latency
12 483 (19.59%) Investment Banking
13 460 (18.66%) Degree
14 396 (16.06%) OO
15 379 (15.38%) UNIX
16 357 (14.48%) C++
17 342 (13.87%) .NET
18 318 (12.90%) Linux
19 308 (12.49%) Oracle
20 293 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
21 280 (11.36%) Scrum
22 279 (11.32%) Back Office
23 258 (10.47%) Computer Science
24 254 (10.30%) Electronic Trading
25 248 (10.06%) Python
26 233 (9.45%) SQL Server
27 226 (9.17%) Risk Management
28 223 (9.05%) TDD
29 221 (8.97%) HTML
30 205 (8.32%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (1.14%) CMS
2 27 (1.10%) IIS
3 23 (0.93%) Umbraco
3 23 (0.93%) Apache
4 22 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
5 20 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (0.77%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.77%) Node.js
6 19 (0.77%) Sitefinity
6 19 (0.77%) NServiceBus
6 19 (0.77%) Orchard CMS
7 17 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
7 17 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 17 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 17 (0.69%) MQSeries
8 14 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.49%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.37%) Confluence
11 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 115 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.53%) MS Office
4 6 (0.24%) MS Project
5 5 (0.20%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.16%) Stata
7 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.081%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.66%) Summit
2 32 (1.30%) RMDS
3 30 (1.22%) Kondor+
4 12 (0.49%) Front Arena
5 11 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.41%) Eikon
6 10 (0.41%) 3000 Xtra
6 10 (0.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 8 (0.32%) LatentZero
7 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.32%) Misys Opics
8 6 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
10 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.12%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.24%) GitHub
2 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.38%) Firewall
3 26 (1.05%) DNS
4 21 (0.85%) Multicast
5 18 (0.73%) HTTP
5 18 (0.73%) SAN
6 15 (0.61%) LAN
7 10 (0.41%) WAN
7 10 (0.41%) SSL
8 8 (0.32%) Internet
8 8 (0.32%) VPN
9 6 (0.24%) VoIP
10 5 (0.20%) DHCP
11 3 (0.12%) FTP
11 3 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.081%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.081%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.041%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.041%) SSH
13 1 (0.041%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 135 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 94 (3.81%) MySQL
4 77 (3.12%) RDBMS
5 68 (2.76%) KDB
6 41 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 31 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 28 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 23 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (0.77%) RavenDB
12 19 (0.77%) Neo4j
13 18 (0.73%) Big Data
14 16 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (3.65%) Subversion
2 52 (2.11%) JIRA
3 48 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 44 (1.78%) Maven
5 41 (1.66%) Selenium
5 41 (1.66%) JUnit
6 40 (1.62%) NUnit
7 36 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 30 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 23 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (0.85%) WebDriver
11 21 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.81%) Moq
13 18 (0.73%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.49%) MSTest
15 10 (0.41%) Behat
15 10 (0.41%) PHPUnit
16 9 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
17 8 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 1316 (53.39%) Finance
2 829 (33.63%) Front Office
3 818 (33.18%) Banking
4 483 (19.59%) Investment Banking
5 279 (11.32%) Back Office
6 101 (4.10%) Retail
7 96 (3.89%) Financial Institution
8 58 (2.35%) Marketing
9 36 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 36 (1.46%) Legal
10 29 (1.18%) Games
11 26 (1.05%) General Ledger
12 16 (0.65%) Advertising
13 13 (0.53%) Publishing
13 13 (0.53%) Law
14 12 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.49%) International Banking
15 6 (0.24%) French Language
16 5 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1241 (50.34%) Developer
2 529 (21.46%) Java Developer
3 459 (18.62%) Analyst
4 258 (10.47%) Business Analyst
5 254 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 223 (9.05%) C# Developer
7 158 (6.41%) C++ Developer
8 124 (5.03%) Applications Support
9 121 (4.91%) Project Manager
10 112 (4.54%) Support Analyst
11 109 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 103 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
13 92 (3.73%) .NET Developer
14 88 (3.57%) Programmer
15 71 (2.88%) Lead Developer
16 67 (2.72%) Team Leader
17 62 (2.52%) Applications Support Analyst
18 48 (1.95%) Excel Developer
19 47 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
20 46 (1.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (13.87%) .NET
2 221 (8.97%) HTML
3 176 (7.14%) WPF
4 165 (6.69%) XML
5 154 (6.25%) Spring
6 137 (5.56%) WCF
7 125 (5.07%) HTML5
8 123 (4.99%) CSS
9 122 (4.95%) J2EE
10 105 (4.26%) Web Services
11 102 (4.14%) JMS
12 98 (3.98%) Middleware
13 80 (3.25%) Hibernate
13 80 (3.25%) jQuery
14 79 (3.20%) ASP.NET
15 77 (3.12%) REST
16 75 (3.04%) J2SE
17 66 (2.68%) .NET Framework
18 63 (2.56%) Rendezvous
19 61 (2.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 797 (32.33%) Derivative
2 603 (24.46%) Equities
3 515 (20.89%) Fixed Income
4 258 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 178 (7.22%) Hedge funds
6 168 (6.82%) Mathematics
7 142 (5.76%) Equity Derivative
8 105 (4.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 93 (3.77%) Market Risk
10 87 (3.53%) Credit Derivative
11 72 (2.92%) SWIFT
12 68 (2.76%) Credit Risk
13 63 (2.56%) Grid Computing
14 60 (2.43%) Open Source
15 40 (1.62%) Reference Data
16 35 (1.42%) Physics
17 30 (1.22%) Management Information System
18 27 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
19 26 (1.05%) Contract for Difference
20 25 (1.01%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 379 (15.38%) UNIX
2 318 (12.90%) Linux
3 140 (5.68%) Windows
4 64 (2.60%) Solaris
5 24 (0.97%) Android
6 22 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.73%) NetWare
9 8 (0.32%) CentOS
10 7 (0.28%) Fedora
10 7 (0.28%) HPUX
11 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.16%) AIX
13 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.081%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.041%) Debian
14 1 (0.041%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.041%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (22.56%) Multithreading
2 504 (20.45%) Low Latency
3 396 (16.06%) OO
4 293 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 280 (11.36%) Scrum
6 254 (10.30%) Electronic Trading
7 226 (9.17%) Risk Management
8 223 (9.05%) TDD
9 205 (8.32%) Algorithmic Trading
10 196 (7.95%) Project Management
11 183 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 169 (6.86%) E-Commerce
13 145 (5.88%) Business Analysis
14 115 (4.67%) Analytics
15 110 (4.46%) Asset Management
16 107 (4.34%) MVC
17 98 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 94 (3.81%) Workflow
19 84 (3.41%) UML
20 78 (3.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 941 (38.17%) Java
2 634 (25.72%) SQL
3 511 (20.73%) C#
4 357 (14.48%) C++
5 248 (10.06%) Python
6 180 (7.30%) JavaScript
7 121 (4.91%) VBA
8 97 (3.94%) Perl
9 78 (3.16%) PHP
10 42 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 41 (1.66%) MATLAB
12 39 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 38 (1.54%) C
14 37 (1.50%) PHP5
15 32 (1.30%) Ruby
16 28 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.05%) Scala
18 21 (0.85%) R
18 21 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 460 (18.66%) Degree
2 53 (2.15%) PhD
3 30 (1.22%) ISEB
4 22 (0.89%) ACCA
4 22 (0.89%) CIMA
5 16 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.24%) PMP
11 4 (0.16%) CCNA
11 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.081%) CISSP
13 2 (0.081%) CISM
13 2 (0.081%) CAPM
14 1 (0.041%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.04%) QA
2 44 (1.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 41 (1.66%) EMIR
4 18 (0.73%) SLA
4 18 (0.73%) Basel III
5 14 (0.57%) COBIT
6 13 (0.53%) FATCA
7 12 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.45%) Basel II
9 3 (0.12%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.081%) COREP
10 2 (0.081%) GAAP
10 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.041%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.041%) UCITS
System Software
1 15 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.16%) KVM
3 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.081%) vSphere
5 1 (0.041%) Squid
5 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.041%) Varnish
5 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (0.45%) Puppet
2 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.041%) SCCM
4 1 (0.041%) SCOM
4 1 (0.041%) WMI
4 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 308 (12.49%) Oracle
2 151 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.44%) TIBCO
4 121 (4.91%) Sybase
5 114 (4.62%) Murex
6 78 (3.16%) 29West
7 65 (2.64%) Calypso
8 60 (2.43%) Bloomberg
9 47 (1.91%) Reuters
10 44 (1.78%) SunGard
11 39 (1.58%) Zend
12 34 (1.38%) Informatica
13 26 (1.05%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.01%) Sitecore
15 24 (0.97%) Sun
16 23 (0.93%) Wall Street Systems
17 19 (0.77%) EPiServer
17 19 (0.77%) SAP
18 18 (0.73%) Misys
18 18 (0.73%) Algorithmics
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: Salary up to £50,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £43,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per day + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £59349.82 - £79133.10 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
networx
Salary: £25k - 28k p.a. + up to 20% bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + great bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday