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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 276 259 235
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1087 1247 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.14% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 2.89% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1054 1009
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 £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -17 992 £67,500 -3.57% 154
East Midlands +37 45 £38,000 -13.63% 10
South East -5 24 £47,500 +22.58% 5
East of England +15 12 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -10 6 £59,500 +40.00%
North West -7 5 £55,000 +46.66%
South West -39 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1112 (54.94%) Finance
2 687 (33.94%) Java
3 650 (32.11%) SQL
4 646 (31.92%) Banking
5 584 (28.85%) Front Office
6 548 (27.08%) Equities
7 540 (26.68%) Derivative
8 477 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
9 475 (23.47%) Fixed Income
10 458 (22.63%) C#
11 389 (19.22%) UNIX
12 358 (17.69%) Investment Banking
13 341 (16.85%) Degree
14 335 (16.55%) Multithreading
15 323 (15.96%) C++
16 318 (15.71%) .NET
17 316 (15.61%) Linux
18 313 (15.46%) Low Latency
19 271 (13.39%) Windows
20 270 (13.34%) Back Office
21 227 (11.22%) Risk Management
22 226 (11.17%) Oracle
22 226 (11.17%) SQL Server
23 218 (10.77%) FIX Protocol
24 215 (10.62%) Python
25 202 (9.98%) SDLC
26 200 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
26 200 (9.88%) Software Engineering
27 194 (9.58%) QA
28 191 (9.44%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (1.88%) Node.js
2 34 (1.68%) IIS
3 24 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.54%) NServiceBus
6 10 (0.49%) CMS
7 7 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.35%) Apache
8 6 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.25%) Confluence
9 5 (0.25%) JBoss
9 5 (0.25%) Tuxedo
9 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.20%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.20%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (0.15%) GemFire
11 3 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 90 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.43%) MS Office
3 21 (1.04%) Mathematica
4 16 (0.79%) MS Project
5 13 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (1.19%) MetaTrader
2 17 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (0.64%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.59%) ION MarketView
7 9 (0.44%) Endur
8 8 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
8 8 (0.40%) Kondor+
9 6 (0.30%) RMDS
10 5 (0.25%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.25%) Misys Midas
11 3 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
11 3 (0.15%) Loan IQ
11 3 (0.15%) ACBS
11 3 (0.15%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.15%) Summit
12 2 (0.099%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.20%) SaaS
3 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.049%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.63%) VPN
2 28 (1.38%) DNS
3 27 (1.33%) Multicast
4 24 (1.19%) VLAN
5 23 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.09%) SAN
6 22 (1.09%) DHCP
7 16 (0.79%) Internet
8 15 (0.74%) Firewall
9 13 (0.64%) Broadband
10 10 (0.49%) BGP
10 10 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.25%) tcpdump
11 5 (0.25%) Junos
11 5 (0.25%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (0.25%) OSPF
11 5 (0.25%) NX-OS
11 5 (0.25%) EIGRP
11 5 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.92%) Relational Database
3 44 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (2.17%) MySQL
4 39 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 34 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.53%) KDB
8 26 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 17 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 16 (0.79%) Big Data
11 14 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.44%) QlikView
14 7 (0.35%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.35%) Data Mart
14 7 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 80 (3.95%) JIRA
3 77 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 60 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.47%) Maven
6 50 (2.47%) Selenium
7 49 (2.42%) NUnit
7 49 (2.42%) JUnit
7 49 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 32 (1.58%) WebDriver
9 31 (1.53%) SpecFlow
10 27 (1.33%) FitNesse
11 20 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (0.94%) Subversion
13 14 (0.69%) JMeter
13 14 (0.69%) Moq
13 14 (0.69%) Gradle
14 11 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (0.49%) Mocha
General
1 1112 (54.94%) Finance
2 646 (31.92%) Banking
3 584 (28.85%) Front Office
4 358 (17.69%) Investment Banking
5 270 (13.34%) Back Office
6 130 (6.42%) Retail
7 111 (5.48%) Financial Institution
8 76 (3.75%) Legal
9 52 (2.57%) Retail Banking
10 17 (0.84%) Automotive
10 17 (0.84%) Electronics
11 15 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 13 (0.64%) Advertising
13 10 (0.49%) International Banking
14 9 (0.44%) Games
14 9 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
15 7 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 832 (41.11%) Developer
2 543 (26.83%) Analyst
3 321 (15.86%) Java Developer
4 215 (10.62%) C# Developer
5 198 (9.78%) Support Analyst
6 185 (9.14%) Applications Support
7 178 (8.79%) Business Analyst
8 133 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 122 (6.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 108 (5.34%) C++ Developer
11 72 (3.56%) Consultant
12 71 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
13 62 (3.06%) .NET Developer
14 54 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
15 52 (2.57%) Project Manager
16 51 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
17 44 (2.17%) Programmer
18 39 (1.93%) Junior
18 39 (1.93%) Test Analyst
19 38 (1.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (15.71%) .NET
2 218 (10.77%) FIX Protocol
3 148 (7.31%) WPF
4 146 (7.21%) WCF
5 138 (6.82%) HTML
6 134 (6.62%) XML
7 102 (5.04%) Spring
8 94 (4.64%) Web Services
9 93 (4.59%) HTML5
10 86 (4.25%) ASP.NET
11 67 (3.31%) CSS
12 66 (3.26%) J2EE
13 63 (3.11%) jQuery
14 58 (2.87%) JMS
15 57 (2.82%) Ultra Messaging
16 55 (2.72%) AngularJS
17 52 (2.57%) Middleware
18 50 (2.47%) Hibernate
19 42 (2.08%) .NET Framework
19 42 (2.08%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 548 (27.08%) Equities
2 540 (26.68%) Derivative
3 475 (23.47%) Fixed Income
4 200 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 191 (9.44%) Hedge funds
6 175 (8.65%) Computer Science
7 127 (6.27%) Mathematics
8 87 (4.30%) Equity Derivative
9 67 (3.31%) Credit Risk
10 59 (2.92%) Spread Betting
11 55 (2.72%) Market Risk
11 55 (2.72%) Algorithms
12 52 (2.57%) Credit Derivative
13 46 (2.27%) User Experience
14 43 (2.12%) Client/Server
15 40 (1.98%) Physics
16 37 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
17 33 (1.63%) Management Information System
18 32 (1.58%) Statistics
19 29 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 389 (19.22%) UNIX
2 316 (15.61%) Linux
3 271 (13.39%) Windows
4 32 (1.58%) Android
4 32 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.14%) CentOS
5 23 (1.14%) Fedora
6 22 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.89%) Solaris
7 18 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.20%) SUSE
14 2 (0.099%) AIX
15 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.049%) Debian
15 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (16.55%) Multithreading
3 313 (15.46%) Low Latency
4 227 (11.22%) Risk Management
5 202 (9.98%) SDLC
6 200 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 186 (9.19%) E-Commerce
8 168 (8.30%) OO
9 159 (7.86%) TDD
10 148 (7.31%) Electronic Trading
11 138 (6.82%) Scrum
12 135 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 124 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (5.93%) Project Management
15 116 (5.73%) Analytics
16 115 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 97 (4.79%) Test Automation
18 93 (4.59%) Algorithmic Trading
19 89 (4.40%) Asset Management
20 84 (4.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 687 (33.94%) Java
2 650 (32.11%) SQL
3 458 (22.63%) C#
4 323 (15.96%) C++
5 215 (10.62%) Python
6 169 (8.35%) JavaScript
7 156 (7.71%) Perl
8 94 (4.64%) VBA
9 74 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 64 (3.16%) C
11 50 (2.47%) Scala
12 47 (2.32%) Bash Shell
13 46 (2.27%) T-SQL
14 42 (2.08%) Ruby
15 38 (1.88%) MATLAB
15 38 (1.88%) R
16 28 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.89%) PowerShell
18 17 (0.84%) TypeScript
18 17 (0.84%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 341 (16.85%) Degree
2 43 (2.12%) CIMA
2 43 (2.12%) ISEB
2 43 (2.12%) ACCA
3 36 (1.78%) PhD
4 25 (1.24%) PMI Certification
5 15 (0.74%) CCNA
5 15 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.44%) Brainbench
8 9 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (0.30%) PMP
9 6 (0.30%) CCNP
9 6 (0.30%) MCSE
10 5 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.20%) CISSP
11 4 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (9.58%) QA
2 74 (3.66%) EMIR
3 71 (3.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 40 (1.98%) COBIT
5 18 (0.89%) MiFID
6 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.35%) SLA
8 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.25%) COREP
9 5 (0.25%) FINREP
10 2 (0.099%) Basel III
10 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.049%) Basel II
11 1 (0.049%) BS7799
11 1 (0.049%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (1.28%) Firmware
2 22 (1.09%) NFS
2 22 (1.09%) Postfix
3 16 (0.79%) Docker
4 15 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.40%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.20%) HDFS
8 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.099%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (1.19%) Puppet
2 18 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.64%) Ansible
4 11 (0.54%) Salt
4 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.54%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.49%) SCOM
6 9 (0.44%) WMI
7 5 (0.25%) Nagios
8 3 (0.15%) Oozie
8 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.099%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.049%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.049%) Control-M
10 1 (0.049%) SCCM
Vendors
1 226 (11.17%) Oracle
2 179 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 114 (5.63%) TIBCO
4 65 (3.21%) Murex
5 54 (2.67%) Bloomberg
6 49 (2.42%) Sybase
7 44 (2.17%) SunGard
8 43 (2.12%) Wall Street Systems
9 42 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.33%) Reuters
10 27 (1.33%) Atlassian
10 27 (1.33%) StreamBase
11 24 (1.19%) VMware
11 24 (1.19%) SAP
12 19 (0.94%) Cisco
13 17 (0.84%) EMC
13 17 (0.84%) NEC
13 17 (0.84%) Mentor Graphics
13 17 (0.84%) Fujitsu
13 17 (0.84%) Atmel
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Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + superb benefits
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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PCR
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Top Benefits
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PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Top Benefits
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Salary: £400 - £500 per day
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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