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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 321 271 274
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 900 1036 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.87% 1.03% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.62% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 788 847 952
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,750 £90,000 £99,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 -24 827 £70,000 +3.70% 69
South East -28 26 £45,000 +9.09% 3
South West -6 19 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -17 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Midlands - 4 - - 2
East Midlands +19 3 £37,500 -42.30% 1
North West -14 3 £40,000 -15.78%
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -21 2 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £42,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1181 (56.62%) Finance
2 784 (37.58%) Java
3 767 (36.77%) Banking
4 706 (33.84%) Front Office
5 577 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 550 (26.37%) SQL
7 547 (26.22%) Derivative
8 506 (24.26%) Investment Banking
9 471 (22.58%) Multithreading
10 455 (21.81%) UNIX
11 426 (20.42%) Low Latency
12 424 (20.33%) Fixed Income
13 380 (18.22%) C#
14 374 (17.93%) Equities
15 351 (16.83%) C++
15 351 (16.83%) OO
16 294 (14.09%) Linux
17 278 (13.33%) .NET
18 256 (12.27%) Degree
19 252 (12.08%) FIX Protocol
20 237 (11.36%) TDD
21 230 (11.03%) HTML
22 225 (10.79%) JavaScript
23 222 (10.64%) Oracle
24 221 (10.59%) Back Office
25 216 (10.35%) Microsoft
26 209 (10.02%) Scrum
27 193 (9.25%) SQL Server
28 191 (9.16%) Windows
29 190 (9.11%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (3.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 37 (1.77%) Tomcat
2 37 (1.77%) Node.js
3 34 (1.63%) Apache
4 32 (1.53%) IIS
5 30 (1.44%) CMS
6 25 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 23 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.53%) JBoss
12 10 (0.48%) Joomla!
12 10 (0.48%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.48%) Orchard CMS
12 10 (0.48%) NServiceBus
13 9 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 9 (0.43%) nginx
13 9 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 84 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.25%) MS Office
3 16 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.096%) MS Project
9 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (1.39%) Kondor+
2 22 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.01%) RMDS
4 18 (0.86%) Summit
4 18 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 17 (0.81%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 15 (0.72%) Finacle
6 15 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (0.72%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.72%) Temenos T24
7 14 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
8 12 (0.58%) 3000 Xtra
8 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (0.53%) Front Arena
10 10 (0.48%) Findur
10 10 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.38%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 7 (0.34%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.34%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.67%) GitHub
2 9 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.43%) SaaS
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.73%) Firewall
2 26 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.01%) Multicast
4 16 (0.77%) Internet
5 14 (0.67%) HTTP
6 9 (0.43%) LDAP
6 9 (0.43%) DNS
7 8 (0.38%) LAN
7 8 (0.38%) WAN
8 7 (0.34%) SSL
9 5 (0.24%) SAN
9 5 (0.24%) Intranet
10 4 (0.19%) VPN
11 2 (0.096%) PBX
11 2 (0.096%) VoIP
11 2 (0.096%) SSH
11 2 (0.096%) NFC
12 1 (0.048%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 60 (2.88%) MySQL
4 55 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 38 (1.82%) KDB
6 35 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 25 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.01%) HBase
8 21 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.48%) CouchDB
11 10 (0.48%) RavenDB
11 10 (0.48%) Neo4j
11 10 (0.48%) Big Data
12 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 75 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 68 (3.26%) Subversion
3 42 (2.01%) GCC
4 39 (1.87%) Maven
5 37 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 35 (1.68%) Selenium
7 30 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (1.34%) NUnit
9 27 (1.29%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 23 (1.10%) FitNesse
11 23 (1.10%) JIRA
12 22 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.05%) GoogleTest
12 22 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.05%) Jenkins
13 20 (0.96%) Eclipse
14 18 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (0.81%) CppUnit
16 16 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 1181 (56.62%) Finance
2 767 (36.77%) Banking
3 706 (33.84%) Front Office
4 506 (24.26%) Investment Banking
5 221 (10.59%) Back Office
6 125 (5.99%) Financial Institution
7 106 (5.08%) Retail
8 37 (1.77%) Games
9 32 (1.53%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 28 (1.34%) Marketing
12 24 (1.15%) Legal
13 18 (0.86%) Advertising
14 13 (0.62%) Law
14 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
15 12 (0.58%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.43%) Publishing
17 4 (0.19%) International Banking
18 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1052 (50.43%) Developer
2 468 (22.44%) Java Developer
3 425 (20.37%) Analyst
4 189 (9.06%) C++ Developer
5 186 (8.92%) Support Analyst
6 165 (7.91%) C# Developer
7 160 (7.67%) Business Analyst
8 144 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 129 (6.18%) Senior Developer
10 99 (4.75%) Project Manager
11 98 (4.70%) Applications Support Analyst
12 70 (3.36%) Programmer
13 61 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
14 58 (2.78%) Team Leader
15 57 (2.73%) .NET Developer
15 57 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
16 55 (2.64%) FX Support Analyst
16 55 (2.64%) Consultant
17 50 (2.40%) Architect
18 39 (1.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (13.33%) .NET
2 252 (12.08%) FIX Protocol
3 230 (11.03%) HTML
4 168 (8.05%) HTML5
5 140 (6.71%) Spring
6 138 (6.62%) XML
7 129 (6.18%) WPF
8 119 (5.70%) WCF
9 112 (5.37%) CSS
10 84 (4.03%) Hibernate
11 81 (3.88%) ASP.NET
12 77 (3.69%) J2EE
12 77 (3.69%) STL
13 73 (3.50%) Web Services
14 72 (3.45%) Middleware
15 70 (3.36%) .NET Framework
16 69 (3.31%) Rendezvous
17 64 (3.07%) JMS
18 61 (2.92%) jQuery
19 59 (2.83%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 547 (26.22%) Derivative
2 424 (20.33%) Fixed Income
3 374 (17.93%) Equities
4 167 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (5.70%) Hedge funds
6 115 (5.51%) Computer Science
7 100 (4.79%) Mathematics
8 67 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
9 65 (3.12%) Algorithms
10 63 (3.02%) Open Source
11 50 (2.40%) Credit Risk
12 49 (2.35%) Spread Betting
13 48 (2.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 40 (1.92%) User Experience
15 37 (1.77%) Contract for Difference
16 35 (1.68%) Physics
17 30 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
17 30 (1.44%) Market Risk
18 26 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
19 24 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 455 (21.81%) UNIX
2 294 (14.09%) Linux
3 191 (9.16%) Windows
4 50 (2.40%) Solaris
5 11 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.34%) NetWare
8 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.24%) HPUX
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.096%) Android
13 1 (0.048%) SUSE
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.048%) VMS
13 1 (0.048%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.048%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (22.58%) Multithreading
3 426 (20.42%) Low Latency
4 351 (16.83%) OO
5 237 (11.36%) TDD
6 209 (10.02%) Scrum
7 190 (9.11%) Software Engineering
8 173 (8.29%) E-Commerce
9 167 (8.01%) Electronic Trading
10 160 (7.67%) Algorithmic Trading
11 154 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 134 (6.42%) Project Management
13 119 (5.70%) Business Analysis
14 87 (4.17%) Mentoring
15 85 (4.07%) Analytics
16 81 (3.88%) MVC
17 78 (3.74%) OOP
18 74 (3.55%) OOD
19 72 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
20 71 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 784 (37.58%) Java
2 550 (26.37%) SQL
3 380 (18.22%) C#
4 351 (16.83%) C++
5 225 (10.79%) JavaScript
6 107 (5.13%) Python
7 85 (4.07%) Perl
8 61 (2.92%) C
9 58 (2.78%) VBA
10 52 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 27 (1.29%) PHP
14 25 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 24 (1.15%) Scala
16 17 (0.81%) Ruby
17 14 (0.67%) ActionScript
18 12 (0.58%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.53%) VB
19 11 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 256 (12.27%) Degree
2 24 (1.15%) ISEB
3 23 (1.10%) ACCA
3 23 (1.10%) CIMA
4 21 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.62%) CCNA
5 13 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.38%) SAP Certification
8 8 (0.38%) PhD
9 7 (0.34%) CCA
9 7 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.24%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.14%) PMP
11 3 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.76%) QA
2 48 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 45 (2.16%) EMIR
4 14 (0.67%) Basel II
5 13 (0.62%) COBIT
6 12 (0.58%) SLA
7 10 (0.48%) Basel III
8 6 (0.29%) FATCA
9 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.14%) MiFID
10 3 (0.14%) GAAP
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.096%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.048%) COREP
12 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.048%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.34%) ClearTrust
3 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.048%) Squid
5 1 (0.048%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.43%) Puppet
2 9 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.43%) Ansible
3 4 (0.19%) Netcool
4 3 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.14%) Control-M
4 3 (0.14%) SCCM
4 3 (0.14%) RTView
5 2 (0.096%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.096%) Nagios
6 1 (0.048%) SCOM
Vendors
1 222 (10.64%) Oracle
2 216 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 141 (6.76%) TIBCO
4 96 (4.60%) 29West
5 86 (4.12%) Sybase
6 75 (3.60%) Murex
7 47 (2.25%) Calypso
8 45 (2.16%) Bloomberg
9 44 (2.11%) SAP
10 43 (2.06%) SunGard
11 40 (1.92%) Reuters
12 39 (1.87%) Informatica
13 27 (1.29%) ION Trading
14 23 (1.10%) Sitecore
14 23 (1.10%) Sun
15 22 (1.05%) Misys
16 19 (0.91%) Wall Street Systems
17 15 (0.72%) Charles River
18 14 (0.67%) IBM
19 13 (0.62%) OpenLink
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago