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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 243 230 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1209 1287 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.26% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.58% 3.77% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1033 1463
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
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
33738 34138 37765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.31% 33.43% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26723 27748 32126
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -13 1115 £70,000 - 147
South East +8 32 £40,000 +45.45% 1
South West +5 30 £62,500 +56.25% 1
East Midlands -7 15 £44,000 +10.00%
North West -5 7 £37,500 +31.57% 1
North East - 5 - -
East of England -2 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1284 (52.84%) Finance
2 953 (39.22%) Java
3 838 (34.49%) Front Office
4 812 (33.42%) Banking
5 778 (32.02%) Derivative
6 609 (25.06%) SQL
7 581 (23.91%) Multithreading
8 553 (22.76%) Equities
9 511 (21.03%) Low Latency
10 499 (20.53%) C#
11 491 (20.21%) Investment Banking
12 489 (20.12%) Fixed Income
13 431 (17.74%) OO
14 424 (17.45%) Degree
15 391 (16.09%) UNIX
16 351 (14.44%) .NET
17 330 (13.58%) C++
18 312 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
19 297 (12.22%) Oracle
20 288 (11.85%) Linux
21 275 (11.32%) Scrum
21 275 (11.32%) Back Office
22 246 (10.12%) Electronic Trading
23 234 (9.63%) TDD
24 232 (9.55%) HTML
25 227 (9.34%) Risk Management
26 226 (9.30%) Python
27 225 (9.26%) SQL Server
28 222 (9.14%) Computer Science
29 206 (8.48%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 37 (1.52%) IIS
2 30 (1.23%) CMS
3 29 (1.19%) Umbraco
4 24 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
4 24 (0.99%) Apache
5 23 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
6 22 (0.91%) Node.js
6 22 (0.91%) Sitefinity
6 22 (0.91%) Orchard CMS
6 22 (0.91%) NServiceBus
7 20 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 19 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.66%) MQSeries
11 15 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.41%) Confluence
13 10 (0.41%) Magnolia
Applications
1 115 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.53%) MS Office
5 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 5 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.16%) Stata
7 4 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 42 (1.73%) Summit
2 36 (1.48%) Kondor+
3 32 (1.32%) RMDS
4 13 (0.53%) Front Arena
5 11 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.41%) 3000 Xtra
6 10 (0.41%) Eikon
7 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.33%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.16%) LongView
10 3 (0.12%) Endur
10 3 (0.12%) Findur
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.12%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.12%) Finacle
10 3 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.33%) GitHub
2 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 39 (1.60%) Firewall
3 27 (1.11%) Multicast
4 22 (0.91%) DNS
5 16 (0.66%) SAN
5 16 (0.66%) HTTP
6 12 (0.49%) LAN
7 10 (0.41%) WAN
7 10 (0.41%) SSL
8 8 (0.33%) VPN
9 6 (0.25%) LDAP
9 6 (0.25%) VoIP
10 4 (0.16%) Internet
11 3 (0.12%) DHCP
11 3 (0.12%) FTP
11 3 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.082%) SSH
12 2 (0.082%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.041%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.041%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 139 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 86 (3.54%) RDBMS
4 85 (3.50%) MySQL
5 68 (2.80%) KDB
6 37 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 29 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 27 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.91%) RavenDB
9 22 (0.91%) Neo4j
10 21 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.82%) Big Data
12 19 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (0.58%) HBase
15 12 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (3.79%) Subversion
2 53 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.93%) JIRA
4 43 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 43 (1.77%) Selenium
5 38 (1.56%) Maven
6 35 (1.44%) JUnit
7 33 (1.36%) NUnit
8 30 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 23 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
10 23 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 19 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.66%) Moq
14 12 (0.49%) MSTest
15 10 (0.41%) PHPUnit
15 10 (0.41%) Behat
15 10 (0.41%) Apache Ivy
16 8 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1284 (52.84%) Finance
2 838 (34.49%) Front Office
3 812 (33.42%) Banking
4 491 (20.21%) Investment Banking
5 275 (11.32%) Back Office
6 115 (4.73%) Financial Institution
7 97 (3.99%) Retail
8 58 (2.39%) Marketing
9 37 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.44%) Legal
11 28 (1.15%) Games
12 18 (0.74%) Advertising
13 14 (0.58%) Law
14 13 (0.53%) International Banking
15 12 (0.49%) General Ledger
16 11 (0.45%) Publishing
17 9 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.37%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.29%) French Language
19 4 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1254 (51.60%) Developer
2 533 (21.93%) Java Developer
3 440 (18.11%) Analyst
4 247 (10.16%) Senior Developer
5 232 (9.55%) Business Analyst
6 223 (9.18%) C# Developer
7 147 (6.05%) C++ Developer
8 123 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 117 (4.81%) Applications Support
10 116 (4.77%) Project Manager
10 116 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 102 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
12 97 (3.99%) .NET Developer
13 90 (3.70%) Programmer
14 72 (2.96%) Lead Developer
15 71 (2.92%) Team Leader
16 64 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
17 52 (2.14%) Excel Developer
18 50 (2.06%) Software Engineer
19 44 (1.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (14.44%) .NET
2 232 (9.55%) HTML
3 174 (7.16%) WPF
4 161 (6.63%) Spring
5 150 (6.17%) XML
6 143 (5.88%) HTML5
7 140 (5.76%) WCF
8 127 (5.23%) CSS
9 109 (4.49%) J2EE
10 108 (4.44%) Web Services
11 100 (4.12%) JMS
12 96 (3.95%) Middleware
13 89 (3.66%) ASP.NET
14 88 (3.62%) REST
15 85 (3.50%) Hibernate
16 84 (3.46%) jQuery
17 78 (3.21%) J2SE
18 75 (3.09%) .NET Framework
19 65 (2.67%) Rendezvous
20 63 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 778 (32.02%) Derivative
2 553 (22.76%) Equities
3 489 (20.12%) Fixed Income
4 222 (9.14%) Computer Science
5 166 (6.83%) Mathematics
6 155 (6.38%) Hedge funds
7 118 (4.86%) Equity Derivative
8 85 (3.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 82 (3.37%) Market Risk
10 75 (3.09%) Open Source
11 62 (2.55%) Credit Risk
12 60 (2.47%) SWIFT
13 58 (2.39%) Credit Derivative
14 48 (1.98%) Grid Computing
15 36 (1.48%) Physics
15 36 (1.48%) Reference Data
16 31 (1.28%) Spread Betting
17 27 (1.11%) Contract for Difference
18 24 (0.99%) Management Information System
18 24 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 391 (16.09%) UNIX
2 288 (11.85%) Linux
3 140 (5.76%) Windows
4 64 (2.63%) Solaris
5 24 (0.99%) Android
6 20 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.74%) NetWare
9 7 (0.29%) HPUX
10 6 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.21%) CentOS
12 4 (0.16%) Fedora
12 4 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.041%) SUSE
15 1 (0.041%) Debian
15 1 (0.041%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.041%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (23.91%) Multithreading
2 511 (21.03%) Low Latency
3 431 (17.74%) OO
4 312 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (11.32%) Scrum
6 246 (10.12%) Electronic Trading
7 234 (9.63%) TDD
8 227 (9.34%) Risk Management
9 206 (8.48%) Software Engineering
10 199 (8.19%) Algorithmic Trading
11 185 (7.61%) Project Management
12 177 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 134 (5.51%) Business Analysis
14 112 (4.61%) MVC
15 107 (4.40%) Analytics
16 101 (4.16%) Asset Management
17 91 (3.74%) OOP
18 87 (3.58%) OOD
18 87 (3.58%) Workflow
18 87 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 953 (39.22%) Java
2 609 (25.06%) SQL
3 499 (20.53%) C#
4 330 (13.58%) C++
5 226 (9.30%) Python
6 200 (8.23%) JavaScript
7 109 (4.49%) VBA
8 96 (3.95%) Perl
9 67 (2.76%) PHP
10 39 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 38 (1.56%) Ruby
12 34 (1.40%) C
13 33 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.23%) PHP5
15 29 (1.19%) MATLAB
15 29 (1.19%) Scala
16 28 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 24 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 24 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 424 (17.45%) Degree
2 44 (1.81%) PhD
3 34 (1.40%) ISEB
4 21 (0.86%) ACCA
4 21 (0.86%) CIMA
5 19 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.37%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.29%) CCNA
12 6 (0.25%) PMP
13 2 (0.082%) CISSP
13 2 (0.082%) MBA
13 2 (0.082%) CAPM
13 2 (0.082%) CISM
14 1 (0.041%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.041%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.05%) QA
2 47 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (1.81%) EMIR
4 19 (0.78%) Basel III
5 15 (0.62%) Basel II
6 14 (0.58%) FATCA
7 13 (0.53%) SLA
7 13 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.49%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) GAAP
9 3 (0.12%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.082%) COREP
11 1 (0.041%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.041%) UCITS
11 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.16%) ClearTrust
4 2 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.082%) KVM
5 1 (0.041%) Varnish
5 1 (0.041%) Squid
5 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.29%) Puppet
3 2 (0.082%) SCCM
3 2 (0.082%) Ansible
4 1 (0.041%) WMI
4 1 (0.041%) SCOM
4 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.041%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 297 (12.22%) Oracle
2 175 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.51%) TIBCO
4 118 (4.86%) Murex
5 116 (4.77%) Sybase
6 87 (3.58%) 29West
7 63 (2.59%) Calypso
8 55 (2.26%) Bloomberg
9 48 (1.98%) SunGard
10 42 (1.73%) Reuters
11 33 (1.36%) Informatica
11 33 (1.36%) Zend
12 31 (1.28%) Sitecore
13 27 (1.11%) Sun
14 22 (0.91%) EPiServer
15 21 (0.86%) Wall Street Systems
16 20 (0.82%) SAP
17 19 (0.78%) Red Hat
17 19 (0.78%) Algorithmics
18 17 (0.70%) DevExpress
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £190000 per annum + +bonus+benefits+car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday