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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 248 220 196
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1240 1348 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.30% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 3.94% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1127 1392
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37546 34232 38718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.89% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29975 28091 32949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 1154 £70,000 - 167
South East -31 34 £45,000 +33.33% 3
South West - 24 £67,500 - 2
North West +8 11 £35,750 +2.14% 1
East of England -5 11 £37,500 -31.81%
West Midlands +5 4 £50,000 -25.92%
Yorkshire -41 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1263 (57.07%) Finance
2 815 (36.83%) Java
3 783 (35.38%) Front Office
4 778 (35.16%) Banking
5 695 (31.41%) Derivative
6 615 (27.79%) SQL
7 543 (24.54%) Equities
8 520 (23.50%) Fixed Income
9 479 (21.64%) Degree
10 467 (21.10%) C#
11 446 (20.15%) Investment Banking
12 411 (18.57%) Low Latency
13 400 (18.08%) Multithreading
14 398 (17.98%) C++
15 382 (17.26%) UNIX
16 373 (16.85%) Linux
17 304 (13.74%) Computer Science
18 299 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
19 276 (12.47%) OO
20 272 (12.29%) Oracle
21 260 (11.75%) Scrum
22 237 (10.71%) .NET
23 231 (10.44%) Python
23 231 (10.44%) Risk Management
24 218 (9.85%) Back Office
25 211 (9.53%) Electronic Trading
26 206 (9.31%) HTML
27 199 (8.99%) SQL Server
28 186 (8.40%) Project Management
29 181 (8.18%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (0.90%) CMS
2 16 (0.72%) Drupal
3 15 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 15 (0.68%) Tomcat
4 14 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 14 (0.63%) Apache
5 11 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.45%) Apache Solr
6 10 (0.45%) Confluence
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.27%) SAS
9 5 (0.23%) Node.js
9 5 (0.23%) WordPress
9 5 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.18%) IIS
10 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 100 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.22%) MS Office
3 19 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.36%) Stata
5 6 (0.27%) MS Project
5 6 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.18%) Maya
6 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.045%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 42 (1.90%) Summit
2 17 (0.77%) Kondor+
3 16 (0.72%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.45%) RMDS
5 8 (0.36%) Misys Opics
6 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.32%) Endur
7 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.23%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.18%) Global One
9 4 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.58%) Internet
3 32 (1.45%) Firewall
4 21 (0.95%) DNS
5 16 (0.72%) HTTP
6 12 (0.54%) SAN
7 10 (0.45%) DHCP
8 7 (0.32%) VPN
9 6 (0.27%) LAN
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
10 4 (0.18%) VoIP
10 4 (0.18%) Multicast
10 4 (0.18%) NAS
11 3 (0.14%) SSL
12 2 (0.090%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.090%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.045%) Wireless
13 1 (0.045%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.045%) FTP
13 1 (0.045%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 84 (3.80%) MySQL
4 66 (2.98%) KDB
5 44 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 38 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 31 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.63%) SQLPlus
12 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (0.63%) DB2
13 13 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (3.25%) Maven
2 68 (3.07%) Subversion
3 53 (2.39%) NUnit
4 51 (2.30%) JIRA
5 50 (2.26%) Selenium
6 46 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 43 (1.94%) Git (software)
8 37 (1.67%) JUnit
9 26 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 25 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 24 (1.08%) Moq
12 21 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (0.90%) Visual Studio
14 18 (0.81%) MSBuild
14 18 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
15 12 (0.54%) Ant
16 11 (0.50%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.36%) JsTestDriver
17 8 (0.36%) Mockito
18 7 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 1263 (57.07%) Finance
2 783 (35.38%) Front Office
3 778 (35.16%) Banking
4 446 (20.15%) Investment Banking
5 218 (9.85%) Back Office
6 106 (4.79%) Retail
7 67 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 42 (1.90%) Marketing
9 35 (1.58%) Legal
9 35 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.45%) Games
11 27 (1.22%) General Ledger
12 19 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.50%) Advertising
14 10 (0.45%) Electronics
15 9 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
17 5 (0.23%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.14%) Interactive Media
18 3 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1090 (49.25%) Developer
2 464 (20.97%) Analyst
3 424 (19.16%) Java Developer
4 255 (11.52%) Business Analyst
5 197 (8.90%) Senior Developer
6 172 (7.77%) C++ Developer
7 157 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 152 (6.87%) Applications Support
9 145 (6.55%) Support Analyst
10 113 (5.11%) Project Manager
11 99 (4.47%) Programmer
12 83 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
13 69 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 66 (2.98%) .NET Developer
15 55 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
16 50 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
17 49 (2.21%) Consultant
18 45 (2.03%) Team Leader
19 43 (1.94%) Python Developer
20 41 (1.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (10.71%) .NET
2 206 (9.31%) HTML
3 147 (6.64%) WPF
4 145 (6.55%) XML
5 144 (6.51%) CSS
6 127 (5.74%) Spring
7 104 (4.70%) STL
8 101 (4.56%) Hibernate
9 98 (4.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 91 (4.11%) HTML5
11 87 (3.93%) J2EE
11 87 (3.93%) WCF
12 78 (3.52%) J2SE
13 77 (3.48%) Web Services
14 72 (3.25%) JMS
15 70 (3.16%) jQuery
16 62 (2.80%) Ajax
17 57 (2.58%) ASP.NET
18 54 (2.44%) LAMP
19 52 (2.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 695 (31.41%) Derivative
2 543 (24.54%) Equities
3 520 (23.50%) Fixed Income
4 304 (13.74%) Computer Science
5 180 (8.13%) Hedge funds
6 160 (7.23%) Equity Derivative
7 157 (7.09%) Mathematics
8 83 (3.75%) Market Risk
9 82 (3.71%) Credit Derivative
10 78 (3.52%) Physics
11 76 (3.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 66 (2.98%) Grid Computing
13 61 (2.76%) SWIFT
14 49 (2.21%) Management Information System
15 40 (1.81%) Credit Risk
16 39 (1.76%) Reference Data
17 31 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (1.17%) Open Source
19 25 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
19 25 (1.13%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 382 (17.26%) UNIX
2 373 (16.85%) Linux
3 176 (7.95%) Windows
4 41 (1.85%) Solaris
5 19 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.59%) CentOS
6 13 (0.59%) Android
7 7 (0.32%) Fedora
7 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.18%) NetWare
9 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 2 (0.090%) Debian
11 2 (0.090%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.045%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.045%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (18.57%) Low Latency
2 400 (18.08%) Multithreading
3 299 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 276 (12.47%) OO
5 260 (11.75%) Scrum
6 231 (10.44%) Risk Management
7 211 (9.53%) Electronic Trading
8 186 (8.40%) Project Management
9 181 (8.18%) Algorithmic Trading
10 177 (8.00%) TDD
11 170 (7.68%) E-Commerce
12 154 (6.96%) Business Analysis
13 146 (6.60%) Software Engineering
14 113 (5.11%) Asset Management
15 105 (4.74%) Analytics
16 95 (4.29%) ITIL
17 93 (4.20%) BDD
18 83 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
19 80 (3.62%) MVC
20 78 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 815 (36.83%) Java
2 615 (27.79%) SQL
3 467 (21.10%) C#
4 398 (17.98%) C++
5 231 (10.44%) Python
6 153 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 94 (4.25%) Perl
8 90 (4.07%) VBA
9 83 (3.75%) C
10 75 (3.39%) PHP
11 59 (2.67%) MATLAB
12 45 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 42 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 34 (1.54%) PHP5
15 28 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.17%) VC++
17 25 (1.13%) R
18 21 (0.95%) PowerShell
19 19 (0.86%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 479 (21.64%) Degree
2 72 (3.25%) PhD
3 29 (1.31%) ISEB
4 19 (0.86%) CIMA
4 19 (0.86%) ACCA
5 17 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.32%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.27%) PMP
11 5 (0.23%) CFA
11 5 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.23%) CCNA
11 5 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.18%) MCSE
12 4 (0.18%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.18%) RHCA
12 4 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.46%) QA
2 42 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 36 (1.63%) EMIR
4 19 (0.86%) COBIT
5 15 (0.68%) SLA
6 14 (0.63%) FATCA
6 14 (0.63%) Basel III
7 9 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.18%) MiFID
9 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.045%) Basel II
System Software
1 31 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.36%) KVM
3 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.27%) vSphere
5 5 (0.23%) XenApp
6 1 (0.045%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.045%) Varnish
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.045%) Samba
6 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (0.81%) Puppet
2 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.27%) Ansible
4 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.14%) Control-M
5 2 (0.090%) Nagios
5 2 (0.090%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.045%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.045%) OpenView
Vendors
1 272 (12.29%) Oracle
2 131 (5.92%) TIBCO
3 117 (5.29%) Sybase
4 99 (4.47%) Murex
5 98 (4.43%) Microsoft
6 74 (3.34%) Calypso
7 60 (2.71%) Bloomberg
8 50 (2.26%) Reuters
9 40 (1.81%) 29West
10 39 (1.76%) Zend
10 39 (1.76%) Wall Street Systems
11 34 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 21 (0.95%) ION Trading
13 20 (0.90%) SunGard
14 19 (0.86%) VMware
14 19 (0.86%) Algorithmics
15 18 (0.81%) OpenLink
15 18 (0.81%) Cognizant
16 16 (0.72%) Sun
16 16 (0.72%) Adobe
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 60% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brickendon Consulting
Salary: £70k-£90k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brickendon Consulting
Salary: £70k-£90k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Citi
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Citi
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday