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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 262 253 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1161 1225 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.13% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 2.90% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1035 1023
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
42433 42283 41401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.08% 39.00% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34405 33145 33676
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -9 1070 £67,500 -3.57% 143
East Midlands +22 44 £39,250 -10.79% 1
South East -34 15 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East of England +12 13 £55,000 -
North West +2 11 £55,000 +46.66% 1
West Midlands -3 5 £54,000 +10.20% 1
South West -39 4 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1134 (54.94%) Finance
2 722 (34.98%) Java
3 712 (34.50%) SQL
4 681 (32.99%) Banking
5 637 (30.86%) Front Office
6 581 (28.15%) Equities
7 570 (27.62%) Derivative
8 523 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
9 481 (23.30%) Fixed Income
10 475 (23.01%) C#
11 415 (20.11%) UNIX
12 360 (17.44%) Investment Banking
13 353 (17.10%) Multithreading
14 343 (16.62%) .NET
15 336 (16.28%) Degree
16 323 (15.65%) Linux
17 322 (15.60%) C++
18 308 (14.92%) Low Latency
19 304 (14.73%) Windows
20 276 (13.37%) Back Office
21 263 (12.74%) Oracle
22 256 (12.40%) SDLC
23 236 (11.43%) SQL Server
24 232 (11.24%) Python
25 227 (11.00%) Risk Management
26 224 (10.85%) QA
27 219 (10.61%) FIX Protocol
28 208 (10.08%) Software Engineering
29 194 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
30 190 (9.21%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (1.74%) Node.js
2 35 (1.70%) IIS
3 30 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 21 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.73%) JBoss
6 12 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.44%) Apache
7 9 (0.44%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.39%) CMS
9 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.24%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.15%) WordPress
12 3 (0.15%) Confluence
12 3 (0.15%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.097%) Jetty
Applications
1 82 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.41%) MS Office
3 24 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 23 (1.11%) Mathematica
5 16 (0.78%) MS Project
6 6 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (1.26%) MetaTrader
2 17 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.82%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.58%) ION MarketView
5 11 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 10 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.39%) Endur
8 7 (0.34%) Misys Midas
9 6 (0.29%) Kondor+
10 5 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
11 4 (0.19%) LatentZero
12 3 (0.15%) Adaptiv
12 3 (0.15%) ACBS
12 3 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.15%) Loan IQ
13 2 (0.097%) SAP ERP
13 2 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 2 (0.097%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.19%) SaaS
2 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.048%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.41%) DNS
2 28 (1.36%) VPN
3 25 (1.21%) DHCP
4 21 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.02%) VLAN
5 19 (0.92%) Multicast
5 19 (0.92%) SAN
6 16 (0.78%) Internet
6 16 (0.78%) Firewall
7 14 (0.68%) Broadband
8 8 (0.39%) WAN
8 8 (0.39%) HTTP
9 7 (0.34%) LAN
9 7 (0.34%) FTP
10 3 (0.15%) VoIP
10 3 (0.15%) BGP
10 3 (0.15%) NX-OS
10 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (1.94%) MySQL
4 40 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 34 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (1.60%) KDB
7 30 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 18 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 17 (0.82%) Big Data
11 14 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (0.58%) QlikView
13 11 (0.53%) Data Mart
13 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 85 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 79 (3.83%) JIRA
4 77 (3.73%) Maven
5 67 (3.25%) Jenkins
6 65 (3.15%) JUnit
7 64 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 59 (2.86%) Git (software)
9 51 (2.47%) Selenium
10 48 (2.33%) NUnit
11 45 (2.18%) SpecFlow
12 39 (1.89%) FitNesse
13 27 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 27 (1.31%) Ant
14 23 (1.11%) JMeter
15 20 (0.97%) Subversion
15 20 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
17 13 (0.63%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1134 (54.94%) Finance
2 681 (32.99%) Banking
3 637 (30.86%) Front Office
4 360 (17.44%) Investment Banking
5 276 (13.37%) Back Office
6 133 (6.44%) Retail
7 130 (6.30%) Financial Institution
8 83 (4.02%) Legal
9 54 (2.62%) Retail Banking
10 17 (0.82%) International Banking
11 15 (0.73%) Automotive
11 15 (0.73%) Electronics
12 14 (0.68%) Multimedia
12 14 (0.68%) Advertising
13 13 (0.63%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.53%) Games
14 11 (0.53%) Marketing
15 9 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.34%) Law
16 7 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 874 (42.34%) Developer
2 523 (25.34%) Analyst
3 325 (15.75%) Java Developer
4 220 (10.66%) C# Developer
5 189 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 184 (8.91%) Applications Support
7 152 (7.36%) Business Analyst
8 137 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 116 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
10 109 (5.28%) C++ Developer
11 69 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
12 67 (3.25%) .NET Developer
13 63 (3.05%) Consultant
14 54 (2.62%) QA Analyst
14 54 (2.62%) C# .NET Developer
15 52 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 51 (2.47%) Project Manager
17 45 (2.18%) Software Developer
17 45 (2.18%) Team Leader
18 41 (1.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (16.62%) .NET
2 219 (10.61%) FIX Protocol
3 148 (7.17%) WPF
4 147 (7.12%) WCF
5 143 (6.93%) HTML
6 132 (6.40%) XML
7 130 (6.30%) Spring
8 104 (5.04%) Web Services
9 100 (4.84%) ASP.NET
10 94 (4.55%) HTML5
11 79 (3.83%) JMS
12 72 (3.49%) AngularJS
13 70 (3.39%) J2EE
14 69 (3.34%) jQuery
15 61 (2.96%) Hibernate
16 59 (2.86%) Middleware
16 59 (2.86%) CSS
17 52 (2.52%) .NET Framework
18 51 (2.47%) Swing
19 48 (2.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 581 (28.15%) Equities
2 570 (27.62%) Derivative
3 481 (23.30%) Fixed Income
4 194 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
5 190 (9.21%) Hedge funds
6 175 (8.48%) Computer Science
7 140 (6.78%) Mathematics
8 95 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
9 69 (3.34%) Market Risk
10 60 (2.91%) Client/Server
11 58 (2.81%) Algorithms
12 57 (2.76%) Credit Risk
13 56 (2.71%) Spread Betting
14 53 (2.57%) Physics
15 51 (2.47%) Credit Derivative
16 40 (1.94%) Statistics
16 40 (1.94%) Mobile App
17 36 (1.74%) User Experience
17 36 (1.74%) Management Information System
18 33 (1.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 415 (20.11%) UNIX
2 323 (15.65%) Linux
3 304 (14.73%) Windows
4 36 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.70%) Android
6 25 (1.21%) Solaris
7 20 (0.97%) CentOS
7 20 (0.97%) Fedora
8 19 (0.92%) Mac OS X
9 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.097%) AIX
15 1 (0.048%) SUSE
15 1 (0.048%) Debian
15 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (17.10%) Multithreading
3 308 (14.92%) Low Latency
4 256 (12.40%) SDLC
5 227 (11.00%) Risk Management
6 208 (10.08%) Software Engineering
7 181 (8.77%) E-Commerce
8 180 (8.72%) OO
9 171 (8.28%) TDD
10 167 (8.09%) Electronic Trading
11 157 (7.61%) Scrum
12 142 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 129 (6.25%) Project Management
15 124 (6.01%) Analytics
16 118 (5.72%) Business Analysis
17 113 (5.47%) Test Automation
18 91 (4.41%) ITIL
19 88 (4.26%) Asset Management
20 86 (4.17%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 722 (34.98%) Java
2 712 (34.50%) SQL
3 475 (23.01%) C#
4 322 (15.60%) C++
5 232 (11.24%) Python
6 182 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 175 (8.48%) Perl
8 105 (5.09%) Shell Script
9 95 (4.60%) VBA
10 65 (3.15%) C
11 49 (2.37%) T-SQL
12 47 (2.28%) R
13 46 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 45 (2.18%) Scala
14 45 (2.18%) MATLAB
15 44 (2.13%) Ruby
16 30 (1.45%) TypeScript
17 29 (1.41%) VB.NET
18 26 (1.26%) PowerShell
19 25 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 336 (16.28%) Degree
2 44 (2.13%) ISEB
3 42 (2.03%) PhD
4 33 (1.60%) CIMA
5 32 (1.55%) ACCA
6 20 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.48%) Brainbench
10 8 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.39%) CCNA
11 6 (0.29%) PMP
12 5 (0.24%) CISA
12 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 5 (0.24%) MCSE
12 5 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (10.85%) QA
2 69 (3.34%) EMIR
2 69 (3.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 33 (1.60%) COBIT
3 33 (1.60%) MiFID
4 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.19%) COREP
7 4 (0.19%) FINREP
7 4 (0.19%) SLA
8 2 (0.097%) BS7799
8 2 (0.097%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.048%) Basel II
9 1 (0.048%) Basel III
9 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (0.92%) NFS
1 19 (0.92%) Firmware
1 19 (0.92%) Postfix
2 17 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.78%) Docker
4 12 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.19%) HDFS
7 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.048%) KVM
8 1 (0.048%) Xen
8 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.26%) Puppet
3 15 (0.73%) Ansible
4 12 (0.58%) Salt
4 12 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.53%) Capistrano
5 11 (0.53%) SCOM
6 9 (0.44%) WMI
7 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.15%) Nagios
8 3 (0.15%) Oozie
9 2 (0.097%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.097%) SCCM
9 2 (0.097%) Control-M
10 1 (0.048%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.048%) Kibana
10 1 (0.048%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 263 (12.74%) Oracle
2 189 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 134 (6.49%) TIBCO
4 68 (3.29%) Bloomberg
4 68 (3.29%) Sybase
5 65 (3.15%) Murex
6 35 (1.70%) Wall Street Systems
7 34 (1.65%) SunGard
8 30 (1.45%) Reuters
9 28 (1.36%) SAP
10 27 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.26%) VMware
12 25 (1.21%) StreamBase
13 16 (0.78%) HP
14 15 (0.73%) EMC
14 15 (0.73%) NEC
14 15 (0.73%) Mentor Graphics
14 15 (0.73%) Fujitsu
14 15 (0.73%) Atmel
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Health, Vision & Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus +Benefits +Package +Incentives
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Up to £50,000 PA plus Bonus and Bene
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Private Healthca
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 10%-15% Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday