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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 299 260 249
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -11
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 948 1077 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.08% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 2.71% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 816 874 971
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
37604 39691 39405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.80% 39.93% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30345 31163 32641
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -5 908 £70,000 +3.70% 132
South East -27 15 £50,000 +8.10% 3
East Midlands - 8 £37,500 - 1
Midlands - 8 - -
East of England +1 3 - - 5
North West -25 3 £50,000 +36.98%
West Midlands -30 3 £65,000 +52.94%
South West -23 1 £110,000 +62.96% 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1114 (57.69%) Finance
2 668 (34.59%) Java
3 643 (33.30%) Banking
4 567 (29.36%) Front Office
5 517 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
6 484 (25.06%) SQL
7 465 (24.08%) Derivative
8 441 (22.84%) Investment Banking
9 428 (22.16%) Fixed Income
10 412 (21.34%) Multithreading
11 408 (21.13%) UNIX
12 391 (20.25%) C++
13 381 (19.73%) Low Latency
14 377 (19.52%) Equities
15 327 (16.93%) C#
16 321 (16.62%) Linux
17 274 (14.19%) OO
18 258 (13.36%) Degree
19 220 (11.39%) FIX Protocol
20 219 (11.34%) .NET
21 215 (11.13%) JavaScript
22 203 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
23 201 (10.41%) HTML
24 195 (10.10%) TDD
25 191 (9.89%) Microsoft
26 185 (9.58%) Windows
27 184 (9.53%) Back Office
28 180 (9.32%) Scrum
29 174 (9.01%) SQL Server
30 172 (8.91%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 64 (3.31%) TIBCO EMS
2 51 (2.64%) Node.js
3 27 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.09%) Apache
5 17 (0.88%) CMS
6 16 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 16 (0.83%) Umbraco
7 15 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.47%) nginx
10 9 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.47%) JBoss
10 9 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.41%) Sitefinity
11 8 (0.41%) Orchard CMS
11 8 (0.41%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.41%) GemFire
12 7 (0.36%) IIS
13 6 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 74 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.38%) MS Office
3 24 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.21%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.29%) SAP FI
2 23 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 23 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 22 (1.14%) SAP FSCM
4 20 (1.04%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 18 (0.93%) Kondor+
5 18 (0.93%) SAP ERP
5 18 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.88%) Temenos T24
6 17 (0.88%) Finacle
7 15 (0.78%) RMDS
8 12 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
8 12 (0.62%) thinkFolio
9 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.47%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.36%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.36%) Findur
12 6 (0.31%) LongView
12 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
13 5 (0.26%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.04%) SaaS
2 10 (0.52%) GitHub
3 9 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.052%) PaaS
5 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.66%) Firewall
2 26 (1.35%) Internet
3 24 (1.24%) Multicast
4 19 (0.98%) VPN
5 15 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.52%) SAN
6 10 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (0.47%) BGP
8 8 (0.41%) DNS
9 7 (0.36%) EIGRP
9 7 (0.36%) HTTP
9 7 (0.36%) OSPF
10 5 (0.26%) VLAN
10 5 (0.26%) DHCP
10 5 (0.26%) LDAP
10 5 (0.26%) VoIP
10 5 (0.26%) Intranet
11 3 (0.16%) WAN
11 3 (0.16%) LAN
11 3 (0.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 118 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 75 (3.88%) MySQL
4 38 (1.97%) KDB
5 35 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 27 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 18 (0.93%) SAP HANA
9 13 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.57%) Big Data
12 10 (0.52%) HBase
12 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.41%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.41%) RavenDB
13 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.41%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 51 (2.64%) GCC
3 39 (2.02%) Subversion
4 35 (1.81%) Maven
5 34 (1.76%) GoogleTest
6 32 (1.66%) NUnit
6 32 (1.66%) Git (software)
7 31 (1.61%) Selenium
7 31 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.40%) SpecFlow
10 26 (1.35%) JIRA
11 25 (1.29%) FitNesse
11 25 (1.29%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.04%) WebDriver
12 20 (1.04%) CppUnit
13 19 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (0.93%) JUnit
15 15 (0.78%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 1114 (57.69%) Finance
2 643 (33.30%) Banking
3 567 (29.36%) Front Office
4 441 (22.84%) Investment Banking
5 184 (9.53%) Back Office
6 110 (5.70%) Retail
7 93 (4.82%) Financial Institution
8 51 (2.64%) Games
9 34 (1.76%) Retail Banking
10 30 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.35%) Legal
12 24 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.83%) Marketing
14 14 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
15 13 (0.67%) Advertising
16 11 (0.57%) Electronics
17 9 (0.47%) Automotive
18 7 (0.36%) Italian Language
19 3 (0.16%) Law
19 3 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 924 (47.85%) Developer
2 416 (21.54%) Analyst
3 382 (19.78%) Java Developer
4 216 (11.19%) C++ Developer
5 169 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 163 (8.44%) Business Analyst
7 157 (8.13%) C# Developer
8 135 (6.99%) Applications Support
9 107 (5.54%) Senior Developer
10 85 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
11 75 (3.88%) Consultant
12 74 (3.83%) Project Manager
13 57 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
14 46 (2.38%) Architect
15 45 (2.33%) Quantitative Developer
16 44 (2.28%) .NET Developer
17 41 (2.12%) Team Leader
17 41 (2.12%) Programmer
18 40 (2.07%) C# .NET Developer
19 35 (1.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (11.39%) FIX Protocol
2 219 (11.34%) .NET
3 201 (10.41%) HTML
4 151 (7.82%) HTML5
5 115 (5.96%) XML
5 115 (5.96%) Spring
6 110 (5.70%) WPF
7 105 (5.44%) WCF
8 99 (5.13%) STL
9 97 (5.02%) CSS
10 68 (3.52%) Middleware
11 62 (3.21%) Rendezvous
11 62 (3.21%) Hibernate
12 61 (3.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 59 (3.06%) Web Services
14 56 (2.90%) J2EE
14 56 (2.90%) JMS
15 53 (2.74%) MFC
16 51 (2.64%) CSS3
17 48 (2.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 465 (24.08%) Derivative
2 428 (22.16%) Fixed Income
3 377 (19.52%) Equities
4 203 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
5 149 (7.72%) Hedge funds
6 135 (6.99%) Computer Science
7 78 (4.04%) Mathematics
8 63 (3.26%) Credit Risk
9 54 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
10 46 (2.38%) Spread Betting
11 45 (2.33%) Open Source
12 43 (2.23%) Algorithms
13 41 (2.12%) User Experience
14 30 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
15 28 (1.45%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 28 (1.45%) Contract for Difference
15 28 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
16 26 (1.35%) Physics
17 25 (1.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 408 (21.13%) UNIX
2 321 (16.62%) Linux
3 185 (9.58%) Windows
4 35 (1.81%) Solaris
5 14 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.26%) CentOS
10 5 (0.26%) Fedora
10 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.16%) SUSE
12 3 (0.16%) NetWare
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.052%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.052%) VMS
14 1 (0.052%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (21.34%) Multithreading
3 381 (19.73%) Low Latency
4 274 (14.19%) OO
5 195 (10.10%) TDD
6 180 (9.32%) Scrum
7 155 (8.03%) E-Commerce
8 151 (7.82%) Risk Management
9 146 (7.56%) Algorithmic Trading
10 143 (7.41%) Business Analysis
11 139 (7.20%) Software Engineering
11 139 (7.20%) Project Management
12 123 (6.37%) Electronic Trading
13 108 (5.59%) Analytics
14 86 (4.45%) ITIL
15 81 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 73 (3.78%) Kanban
17 68 (3.52%) Workflow
18 67 (3.47%) Pair Programming
19 65 (3.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 668 (34.59%) Java
2 484 (25.06%) SQL
3 391 (20.25%) C++
4 327 (16.93%) C#
5 215 (11.13%) JavaScript
6 104 (5.39%) Python
7 92 (4.76%) Perl
8 69 (3.57%) C
9 59 (3.06%) Shell Script
10 56 (2.90%) VBA
11 36 (1.86%) Bash Shell
12 28 (1.45%) Scala
13 22 (1.14%) VB.NET
14 21 (1.09%) PHP
15 19 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.83%) MATLAB
16 16 (0.83%) Ruby
17 15 (0.78%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.62%) Prolog
19 10 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 258 (13.36%) Degree
2 42 (2.18%) ACCA
3 41 (2.12%) CIMA
4 29 (1.50%) PMI Certification
5 21 (1.09%) PhD
6 19 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (0.98%) CCNA
7 18 (0.93%) SAP Certification
8 17 (0.88%) ISEB
9 13 (0.67%) VCP4
10 10 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (0.41%) CCA
12 7 (0.36%) CCNP
12 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.26%) Brainbench
15 4 (0.21%) PMP
16 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
17 2 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.25%) QA
2 45 (2.33%) EMIR
3 42 (2.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 27 (1.40%) COBIT
5 18 (0.93%) SLA
6 8 (0.41%) Basel II
6 8 (0.41%) Basel III
7 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.36%) MiFID
8 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.052%) FATCA
9 1 (0.052%) COREP
9 1 (0.052%) FINREP
9 1 (0.052%) AIFMD
System Software
1 14 (0.73%) Firmware
2 12 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.26%) Postfix
4 5 (0.26%) NFS
5 2 (0.10%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.052%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.47%) Puppet
2 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.47%) Ansible
3 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.26%) Control-M
5 4 (0.21%) Nagios
5 4 (0.21%) Netcool
6 3 (0.16%) RTView
7 2 (0.10%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 191 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 172 (8.91%) Oracle
3 118 (6.11%) TIBCO
4 90 (4.66%) 29West
5 57 (2.95%) SAP
6 48 (2.49%) Sybase
7 45 (2.33%) Murex
8 44 (2.28%) Informatica
9 38 (1.97%) SunGard
10 30 (1.55%) Bloomberg
11 28 (1.45%) Wall Street Systems
12 27 (1.40%) Calypso
13 26 (1.35%) Reuters
14 22 (1.14%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.09%) Cisco
15 21 (1.09%) ION Trading
16 18 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.88%) Misys
18 16 (0.83%) Charles River
19 14 (0.73%) IBM
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65K-£75k neg + package.
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
First Derivatives plc
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent + Fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + 10-15% bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday