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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 247 234 207
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1211 1204 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 1.21% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% 3.06% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 968 1353
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
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
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 1114 £70,000 - 160
South East +2 30 £34,000 -20.00% 5
South West -5 26 £62,500 +78.57%
East Midlands +8 16 £43,250 +8.12%
West Midlands -12 9 £55,500 +38.75% 3
East of England -19 7 - -
North East - 5 £50,000 - 1
North West -14 4 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Yorkshire -36 1 £50,000 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1273 (51.98%) Finance
2 967 (39.49%) Java
3 877 (35.81%) Front Office
4 834 (34.05%) Banking
5 750 (30.62%) Derivative
6 627 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
7 621 (25.36%) SQL
8 578 (23.60%) Multithreading
9 524 (21.40%) Low Latency
10 523 (21.36%) Investment Banking
11 514 (20.99%) Equities
12 491 (20.05%) C#
13 469 (19.15%) Fixed Income
14 456 (18.62%) OO
15 420 (17.15%) UNIX
16 375 (15.31%) Degree
17 358 (14.62%) .NET
18 323 (13.19%) C++
19 283 (11.56%) Linux
20 281 (11.47%) Oracle
21 260 (10.62%) Back Office
22 254 (10.37%) TDD
23 243 (9.92%) HTML
24 241 (9.84%) Electronic Trading
25 237 (9.68%) Scrum
26 231 (9.43%) Software Engineering
27 224 (9.15%) Risk Management
28 218 (8.90%) JavaScript
29 217 (8.86%) SQL Server
30 209 (8.53%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (1.80%) IIS
2 33 (1.35%) Umbraco
3 29 (1.18%) CMS
3 29 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
4 28 (1.14%) Apache
5 27 (1.10%) Node.js
6 26 (1.06%) Sitefinity
6 26 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
6 26 (1.06%) NServiceBus
7 25 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 23 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
9 21 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (0.82%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 15 (0.61%) MQSeries
13 15 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.61%) Confluence
14 12 (0.49%) Magnolia
Applications
1 112 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.45%) MS Office
5 5 (0.20%) MS Project
5 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.082%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.041%) Stata
7 1 (0.041%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 38 (1.55%) Kondor+
2 35 (1.43%) Summit
3 33 (1.35%) RMDS
4 15 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.57%) Front Arena
6 11 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (0.41%) 3000 Xtra
7 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.41%) Eikon
8 7 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
8 7 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.29%) Finacle
8 7 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.29%) Findur
9 6 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.20%) LongView
10 5 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.16%) Endur
11 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.33%) GitHub
2 5 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 44 (1.80%) Firewall
3 30 (1.22%) Multicast
4 21 (0.86%) DNS
5 18 (0.73%) HTTP
6 14 (0.57%) SAN
7 13 (0.53%) LAN
8 11 (0.45%) WAN
9 10 (0.41%) SSL
10 9 (0.37%) LDAP
10 9 (0.37%) VPN
11 6 (0.24%) VoIP
12 4 (0.16%) Intranet
13 3 (0.12%) DHCP
13 3 (0.12%) FTP
14 2 (0.082%) SSH
14 2 (0.082%) NFC
14 2 (0.082%) SWIFTNet
15 1 (0.041%) NAS
15 1 (0.041%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 140 (5.72%) Relational Database
3 83 (3.39%) MySQL
4 79 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 64 (2.61%) KDB
6 49 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 34 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 26 (1.06%) RavenDB
8 26 (1.06%) Neo4j
9 21 (0.86%) Big Data
9 21 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (0.86%) HBase
10 20 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 20 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 18 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.57%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (4.12%) Subversion
2 61 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 57 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.00%) Selenium
5 46 (1.88%) JIRA
6 36 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.31%) WebDriver
8 30 (1.22%) Maven
8 30 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 29 (1.18%) NUnit
10 26 (1.06%) JUnit
11 21 (0.86%) Jenkins
12 17 (0.69%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 15 (0.61%) Moq
15 14 (0.57%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.53%) MSTest
17 12 (0.49%) FitNesse
18 10 (0.41%) PHPUnit
18 10 (0.41%) Behat
General
1 1273 (51.98%) Finance
2 877 (35.81%) Front Office
3 834 (34.05%) Banking
4 523 (21.36%) Investment Banking
5 260 (10.62%) Back Office
6 135 (5.51%) Financial Institution
7 99 (4.04%) Retail
8 60 (2.45%) Marketing
9 35 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.31%) Legal
11 31 (1.27%) Games
12 24 (0.98%) Advertising
13 14 (0.57%) Law
14 13 (0.53%) International Banking
15 12 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.49%) Publishing
16 10 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.29%) French Language
18 6 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
19 5 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1264 (51.61%) Developer
2 555 (22.66%) Java Developer
3 443 (18.09%) Analyst
4 224 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 223 (9.11%) Senior Developer
6 205 (8.37%) Business Analyst
7 149 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 146 (5.96%) C++ Developer
9 125 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 114 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 111 (4.53%) Project Manager
12 95 (3.88%) .NET Developer
13 90 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
14 85 (3.47%) Team Leader
15 82 (3.35%) Programmer
16 70 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
17 64 (2.61%) Lead Developer
18 56 (2.29%) Excel Developer
19 55 (2.25%) FX Support Analyst
20 49 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (14.62%) .NET
2 243 (9.92%) HTML
3 163 (6.66%) Spring
4 161 (6.57%) WPF
5 153 (6.25%) HTML5
6 151 (6.17%) XML
7 142 (5.80%) WCF
8 140 (5.72%) CSS
9 112 (4.57%) Web Services
10 108 (4.41%) Middleware
11 104 (4.25%) ASP.NET
12 102 (4.16%) JMS
13 93 (3.80%) J2EE
14 92 (3.76%) jQuery
15 85 (3.47%) REST
16 84 (3.43%) Hibernate
17 83 (3.39%) .NET Framework
18 79 (3.23%) Rendezvous
19 74 (3.02%) J2SE
20 70 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 750 (30.62%) Derivative
2 514 (20.99%) Equities
3 469 (19.15%) Fixed Income
4 180 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 170 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
6 150 (6.12%) Mathematics
7 125 (5.10%) Hedge funds
8 97 (3.96%) Equity Derivative
9 84 (3.43%) Open Source
10 73 (2.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 69 (2.82%) Market Risk
12 61 (2.49%) Credit Risk
13 53 (2.16%) SWIFT
14 50 (2.04%) User Experience
15 49 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
16 42 (1.71%) Physics
17 35 (1.43%) Spread Betting
18 32 (1.31%) Reference Data
19 31 (1.27%) Grid Computing
20 30 (1.22%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 420 (17.15%) UNIX
2 283 (11.56%) Linux
3 151 (6.17%) Windows
4 67 (2.74%) Solaris
5 25 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.98%) Android
7 22 (0.90%) NetWare
8 16 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.29%) HPUX
11 6 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.12%) AIX
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.082%) CentOS
13 2 (0.082%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.041%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.041%) SUSE
14 1 (0.041%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 578 (23.60%) Multithreading
3 524 (21.40%) Low Latency
4 456 (18.62%) OO
5 254 (10.37%) TDD
6 241 (9.84%) Electronic Trading
7 237 (9.68%) Scrum
8 231 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 224 (9.15%) Risk Management
10 201 (8.21%) Algorithmic Trading
11 189 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 174 (7.10%) Project Management
13 125 (5.10%) MVC
14 124 (5.06%) Business Analysis
15 111 (4.53%) Mentoring
16 100 (4.08%) Analytics
17 95 (3.88%) OOD
18 93 (3.80%) OOP
18 93 (3.80%) Asset Management
19 81 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 967 (39.49%) Java
2 621 (25.36%) SQL
3 491 (20.05%) C#
4 323 (13.19%) C++
5 218 (8.90%) JavaScript
6 191 (7.80%) Python
7 102 (4.16%) VBA
8 101 (4.12%) Perl
9 65 (2.65%) PHP
10 39 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.59%) Ruby
11 34 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 33 (1.35%) C
13 29 (1.18%) Scala
14 28 (1.14%) PHP5
15 26 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 24 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.69%) Groovy
18 17 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 375 (15.31%) Degree
2 30 (1.22%) ISEB
3 28 (1.14%) PhD
4 21 (0.86%) ACCA
4 21 (0.86%) CIMA
5 18 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 13 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.41%) CCNA
9 9 (0.37%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.16%) PMP
10 4 (0.16%) CISSP
11 2 (0.082%) CISM
11 2 (0.082%) MBA
11 2 (0.082%) CCA
11 2 (0.082%) CAPM
12 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.17%) QA
2 46 (1.88%) EMIR
3 45 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.73%) Basel II
5 14 (0.57%) Basel III
6 12 (0.49%) COBIT
7 11 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.45%) FATCA
8 10 (0.41%) SLA
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%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.041%) MiFID
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.041%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.29%) ClearTrust
3 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.041%) KVM
4 1 (0.041%) Docker
4 1 (0.041%) Squid
4 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.12%) Puppet
3 3 (0.12%) SCCM
4 2 (0.082%) Control-M
5 1 (0.041%) Nagios
5 1 (0.041%) WMI
5 1 (0.041%) SCOM
5 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.041%) Ansible
5 1 (0.041%) Netcool
Vendors
1 281 (11.47%) Oracle
2 209 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 143 (5.84%) TIBCO
4 115 (4.70%) Sybase
5 112 (4.57%) Murex
6 102 (4.16%) 29West
7 58 (2.37%) Calypso
8 57 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 51 (2.08%) SunGard
10 47 (1.92%) Reuters
11 41 (1.67%) Informatica
12 35 (1.43%) Sitecore
13 32 (1.31%) Zend
14 26 (1.06%) EPiServer
15 25 (1.02%) Sun
16 22 (0.90%) SAP
17 19 (0.78%) Wall Street Systems
18 18 (0.73%) DataSynapse
18 18 (0.73%) Misys
19 17 (0.69%) IBM
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
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