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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 300 266 237
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 950 1116 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 1.07% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% 2.67% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 801 899 1027
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.88% -
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
38013 41801 39514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30519 33090 32421
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 £28,500 £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 27 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 27 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 -5 910 £70,000 - 118
South East -18 17 £51,250 +13.88% 3
East Midlands - 8 £37,500 - 2
East of England +6 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands - 4 - -
North West +1 3 £50,000 +39.86%
South West -37 1 £110,000 +54.38%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 1077 (58.56%) Finance
2 626 (34.04%) Java
3 593 (32.25%) Banking
4 530 (28.82%) Front Office
5 471 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
6 467 (25.39%) SQL
7 452 (24.58%) Derivative
8 426 (23.16%) Fixed Income
9 405 (22.02%) Investment Banking
10 379 (20.61%) C++
11 377 (20.50%) Multithreading
12 370 (20.12%) UNIX
13 360 (19.58%) Equities
14 334 (18.16%) Low Latency
15 329 (17.89%) C#
16 313 (17.02%) Linux
17 269 (14.63%) Degree
18 226 (12.29%) OO
19 222 (12.07%) .NET
20 218 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
21 199 (10.82%) JavaScript
22 194 (10.55%) FIX Protocol
23 192 (10.44%) Back Office
24 188 (10.22%) Windows
25 174 (9.46%) HTML
25 174 (9.46%) Microsoft
26 169 (9.19%) SQL Server
27 166 (9.03%) TDD
28 164 (8.92%) Scrum
28 164 (8.92%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 63 (3.43%) TIBCO EMS
2 58 (3.15%) Node.js
3 22 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 18 (0.98%) Apache
5 14 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.71%) CMS
6 13 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.44%) nginx
8 8 (0.44%) GemFire
8 8 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.38%) IIS
9 7 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.33%) JBoss
10 6 (0.33%) Sitefinity
10 6 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
10 6 (0.33%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.56%) MS Office
3 24 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.44%) Mathematica
4 8 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.27%) Mingle
7 4 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 22 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 22 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 21 (1.14%) SAP FSCM
4 20 (1.09%) SAP ERP
5 16 (0.87%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 14 (0.76%) thinkFolio
6 14 (0.76%) RMDS
7 13 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.71%) Kondor+
8 12 (0.65%) Temenos T24
8 12 (0.65%) Finacle
8 12 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.49%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.33%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.27%) LongView
12 5 (0.27%) Endur
12 5 (0.27%) 3000 Xtra
13 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.20%) SaaS
2 9 (0.49%) GitHub
3 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.054%) PaaS
4 1 (0.054%) Office 365
4 1 (0.054%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.52%) Firewall
1 28 (1.52%) Multicast
2 24 (1.31%) Internet
3 22 (1.20%) VPN
4 18 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.60%) DNS
5 11 (0.60%) SAN
5 11 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (0.54%) BGP
7 8 (0.44%) VLAN
7 8 (0.44%) DHCP
8 7 (0.38%) OSPF
8 7 (0.38%) EIGRP
9 6 (0.33%) VoIP
10 5 (0.27%) Intranet
11 4 (0.22%) WAN
11 4 (0.22%) LAN
11 4 (0.22%) HTTP
12 3 (0.16%) LDAP
12 3 (0.16%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.59%) MySQL
4 35 (1.90%) KDB
5 30 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.09%) SAP HANA
8 14 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.54%) Big Data
12 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.38%) DB2
13 7 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.33%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 64 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 43 (2.34%) GCC
3 38 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 36 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 36 (1.96%) Maven
5 34 (1.85%) NUnit
6 30 (1.63%) Subversion
6 30 (1.63%) GoogleTest
7 29 (1.58%) Git (software)
7 29 (1.58%) JIRA
8 26 (1.41%) JUnit
9 25 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.36%) Selenium
10 21 (1.14%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.09%) FitNesse
12 18 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.98%) WebDriver
13 16 (0.87%) CppUnit
14 14 (0.76%) Hudson
14 14 (0.76%) Grunt
General
1 1077 (58.56%) Finance
2 593 (32.25%) Banking
3 530 (28.82%) Front Office
4 405 (22.02%) Investment Banking
5 192 (10.44%) Back Office
6 109 (5.93%) Retail
7 81 (4.40%) Financial Institution
8 47 (2.56%) Games
9 38 (2.07%) Retail Banking
10 27 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.47%) Legal
11 26 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.65%) Electronics
13 11 (0.60%) Advertising
13 11 (0.60%) Marketing
14 10 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.54%) Automotive
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 856 (46.55%) Developer
2 410 (22.29%) Analyst
3 343 (18.65%) Java Developer
4 202 (10.98%) C++ Developer
5 173 (9.41%) Business Analyst
6 160 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 156 (8.48%) C# Developer
8 129 (7.01%) Applications Support
9 99 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.46%) Applications Support Analyst
11 72 (3.92%) Consultant
12 61 (3.32%) Project Manager
13 49 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 44 (2.39%) Quantitative Developer
15 43 (2.34%) Architect
16 42 (2.28%) .NET Developer
17 40 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
18 39 (2.12%) Programmer
19 36 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
20 33 (1.79%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (12.07%) .NET
2 194 (10.55%) FIX Protocol
3 174 (9.46%) HTML
4 136 (7.40%) HTML5
5 110 (5.98%) XML
6 103 (5.60%) WPF
6 103 (5.60%) Spring
7 97 (5.27%) WCF
8 88 (4.79%) STL
9 84 (4.57%) CSS
10 57 (3.10%) Middleware
11 56 (3.05%) Web Services
12 55 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 54 (2.94%) JMS
14 52 (2.83%) Hibernate
15 51 (2.77%) AngularJS
16 50 (2.72%) J2EE
17 48 (2.61%) Rendezvous
17 48 (2.61%) CSS3
18 46 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 452 (24.58%) Derivative
2 426 (23.16%) Fixed Income
3 360 (19.58%) Equities
4 218 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
5 162 (8.81%) Hedge funds
6 145 (7.88%) Computer Science
7 80 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 57 (3.10%) Equity Derivative
9 56 (3.05%) Credit Risk
10 47 (2.56%) Spread Betting
11 42 (2.28%) User Experience
12 38 (2.07%) Open Source
13 35 (1.90%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 30 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
15 27 (1.47%) Market Risk
16 26 (1.41%) PMI
17 25 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
18 24 (1.31%) Contract for Difference
19 23 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 370 (20.12%) UNIX
2 313 (17.02%) Linux
3 188 (10.22%) Windows
4 29 (1.58%) Solaris
5 14 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.44%) CentOS
8 8 (0.44%) Fedora
8 8 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.16%) SUSE
13 2 (0.11%) Android
14 1 (0.054%) VMS
14 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (20.50%) Multithreading
3 334 (18.16%) Low Latency
4 226 (12.29%) OO
5 166 (9.03%) TDD
6 164 (8.92%) Scrum
7 154 (8.37%) Risk Management
8 151 (8.21%) Business Analysis
9 146 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 135 (7.34%) Project Management
11 131 (7.12%) Algorithmic Trading
12 116 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 107 (5.82%) Analytics
14 104 (5.66%) Electronic Trading
15 91 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 90 (4.89%) ITIL
17 74 (4.02%) Change Management
18 70 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
19 68 (3.70%) Kanban
19 68 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 626 (34.04%) Java
2 467 (25.39%) SQL
3 379 (20.61%) C++
4 329 (17.89%) C#
5 199 (10.82%) JavaScript
6 106 (5.76%) Python
7 100 (5.44%) Perl
8 67 (3.64%) C
9 64 (3.48%) VBA
10 51 (2.77%) Shell Script
11 40 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.63%) Scala
13 22 (1.20%) MATLAB
14 20 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 17 (0.92%) VB.NET
16 17 (0.92%) Ruby
17 14 (0.76%) R
18 12 (0.65%) Prolog
18 12 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 269 (14.63%) Degree
2 46 (2.50%) ACCA
3 45 (2.45%) CIMA
4 30 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 25 (1.36%) PhD
6 20 (1.09%) SAP Certification
7 18 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.98%) CCNA
8 16 (0.87%) ISEB
9 10 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.44%) CCNP
11 7 (0.38%) CCA
12 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.33%) Brainbench
12 6 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.22%) PMP
15 3 (0.16%) MCSE
15 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (7.45%) QA
2 48 (2.61%) EMIR
3 46 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 31 (1.69%) COBIT
5 18 (0.98%) SLA
6 8 (0.44%) Basel III
7 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.33%) Basel II
8 6 (0.33%) MiFID
9 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.22%) COREP
10 4 (0.22%) FINREP
11 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.054%) FATCA
12 1 (0.054%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (0.87%) Firmware
2 12 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.44%) NFS
3 8 (0.44%) Postfix
4 6 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (0.44%) Puppet
2 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.44%) Ansible
3 5 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (0.22%) Nagios
5 3 (0.16%) Control-M
5 3 (0.16%) RTView
5 3 (0.16%) Netcool
6 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 174 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 164 (8.92%) Oracle
3 112 (6.09%) TIBCO
4 80 (4.35%) 29West
5 55 (2.99%) SAP
6 47 (2.56%) Murex
7 43 (2.34%) Sybase
8 40 (2.18%) SunGard
9 35 (1.90%) Informatica
10 32 (1.74%) Bloomberg
11 31 (1.69%) Wall Street Systems
12 25 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.25%) Calypso
13 23 (1.25%) ION Trading
14 22 (1.20%) Cisco
15 21 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (1.14%) Reuters
16 17 (0.92%) Charles River
17 13 (0.71%) IBM
18 12 (0.65%) Misys
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £71000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago