The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / London
Rank 193 161 162
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 558 829 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.67% 2.08% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 4.35% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 426 703 742
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15558 19048 18787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.52% 47.71% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12976 15787 15605
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the London region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 108 £85,000 +5.59% 29
Canary Wharf +1 15 £115,000 +31.42%
Brentford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 742 (61.17%) Finance
2 509 (41.96%) Java
3 423 (34.87%) Banking
4 400 (32.98%) Front Office
5 389 (32.07%) SQL
6 367 (30.26%) Derivative
7 353 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
8 348 (28.69%) Fixed Income
9 333 (27.45%) Equities
10 314 (25.89%) Multithreading
11 284 (23.41%) Low Latency
12 273 (22.51%) Degree
13 238 (19.62%) Unix
14 235 (19.37%) Linux
15 202 (16.65%) Investment Banking
16 194 (15.99%) Electronic Trading
17 190 (15.66%) C++
18 172 (14.18%) Python
19 170 (14.01%) C#
20 162 (13.36%) TIBCO
21 141 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
22 133 (10.96%) FIX Protocol
23 132 (10.88%) OO
24 127 (10.47%) Software Engineering
25 122 (10.06%) Oracle
26 119 (9.81%) Concurrent Programming
27 110 (9.07%) Windows
28 106 (8.74%) Sybase
28 106 (8.74%) JMS
29 102 (8.41%) Business Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 17 (1.40%) JBoss
4 16 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 12 (0.99%) Jetty
7 12 (0.99%) Mule
7 12 (0.99%) Mule ESB
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.41%) Apache
9 5 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.41%) IIS
10 4 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.16%) Marvel
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.32%) MS Office
3 7 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.58%) MS Project
4 4 (0.33%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) InVision
7 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.082%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Temenos T24
2 8 (0.66%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 7 (0.58%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.49%) Summit
5 5 (0.41%) EQXanite
6 4 (0.33%) Eze OMS
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.25%) RMDS
8 2 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.16%) Endur
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.082%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.082%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.082%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.082%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.66%) GitHub
3 8 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.25%) Heroku
5 2 (0.16%) iTunes
6 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.082%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.90%) Multicast
2 20 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.15%) LAN
4 7 (0.58%) DNS
4 7 (0.58%) HTTP
5 6 (0.49%) Firewall
6 5 (0.41%) DHCP
7 3 (0.25%) WAN
8 2 (0.16%) BGP
8 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.16%) NAS
8 2 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.16%) SSH
8 2 (0.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (0.082%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.082%) Internet
9 1 (0.082%) Intranet
9 1 (0.082%) TACACS
9 1 (0.082%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 61 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 48 (3.96%) Hadoop
5 46 (3.79%) KDB
6 45 (3.71%) Big Data
7 38 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (2.47%) Oracle Database
9 28 (2.31%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.23%) MySQL
10 27 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.23%) Sybase ASE
11 23 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.91%) Data Mart
14 10 (0.82%) MS Access
15 9 (0.74%) HBase
16 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (4.04%) JIRA
2 47 (3.87%) Maven
3 32 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.47%) Subversion
5 26 (2.14%) Cucumber
6 25 (2.06%) Selenium
7 21 (1.73%) JUnit
8 20 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.40%) Gradle
9 17 (1.40%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.07%) FitNesse
11 13 (1.07%) NUnit
11 13 (1.07%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.99%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.91%) Ant
14 9 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.66%) IntelliJ
15 8 (0.66%) JMeter
16 7 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 742 (61.17%) Finance
2 423 (34.87%) Banking
3 400 (32.98%) Front Office
4 202 (16.65%) Investment Banking
5 69 (5.69%) Back Office
6 41 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 37 (3.05%) Retail
8 17 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.32%) Private Banking
10 14 (1.15%) Advertising
10 14 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.74%) Marketing
13 8 (0.66%) French Language
13 8 (0.66%) Games
14 7 (0.58%) Danish Language
15 3 (0.25%) Legal
16 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.082%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 640 (52.76%) Developer
2 370 (30.50%) Java Developer
3 285 (23.50%) Analyst
4 145 (11.95%) Business Analyst
5 130 (10.72%) Senior Developer
6 109 (8.99%) C++ Developer
7 90 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 72 (5.94%) Support Analyst
9 68 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 50 (4.12%) Quantitative Developer
11 49 (4.04%) Applications Support
12 42 (3.46%) Lead Developer
12 42 (3.46%) Team Leader
13 41 (3.38%) Consultant
14 40 (3.30%) Core Java Developer
15 34 (2.80%) Banking Analyst
16 33 (2.72%) Murex Analyst
16 33 (2.72%) Programmer
16 33 (2.72%) Project Manager
17 31 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (10.96%) FIX Protocol
2 106 (8.74%) JMS
3 90 (7.42%) Ultra Messaging
4 89 (7.34%) TIBCO EMS
5 84 (6.92%) .NET
6 82 (6.76%) J2SE
7 76 (6.27%) HTML
8 56 (4.62%) Rendezvous
9 55 (4.53%) Swing
10 54 (4.45%) AngularJS
11 44 (3.63%) HTML5
12 40 (3.30%) XML
13 38 (3.13%) Java SE
14 33 (2.72%) React
15 32 (2.64%) Spring
16 31 (2.56%) Middleware
17 29 (2.39%) REST
18 28 (2.31%) STL
19 27 (2.23%) RESTful
20 26 (2.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 367 (30.26%) Derivative
2 348 (28.69%) Fixed Income
3 333 (27.45%) Equities
4 141 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (7.83%) Algorithms
6 92 (7.58%) Hedge funds
7 85 (7.01%) Computer Science
8 74 (6.10%) OTC Derivatives
9 66 (5.44%) Mathematics
10 62 (5.11%) Data Structures
11 58 (4.78%) Fintech
12 51 (4.20%) Equity Derivative
13 49 (4.04%) Credit Derivative
14 38 (3.13%) User Experience
15 37 (3.05%) Market Risk
16 36 (2.97%) Economics
17 28 (2.31%) Physics
18 26 (2.14%) Credit Risk
18 26 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
19 23 (1.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 238 (19.62%) Unix
2 235 (19.37%) Linux
3 110 (9.07%) Windows
4 41 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.80%) Android
6 15 (1.24%) Solaris
7 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.082%) CentOS
12 1 (0.082%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (25.89%) Multithreading
3 284 (23.41%) Low Latency
4 194 (15.99%) Electronic Trading
5 132 (10.88%) OO
6 127 (10.47%) Software Engineering
7 119 (9.81%) Concurrent Programming
8 102 (8.41%) Business Analysis
9 87 (7.17%) Algorithmic Trading
10 86 (7.09%) Scrum
11 83 (6.84%) Risk Management
12 81 (6.68%) SDLC
13 72 (5.94%) E-Commerce
14 71 (5.85%) TDD
15 59 (4.86%) Project Management
16 58 (4.78%) Asset Management
16 58 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
17 57 (4.70%) Workflow
18 55 (4.53%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 509 (41.96%) Java
2 389 (32.07%) SQL
3 190 (15.66%) C++
4 172 (14.18%) Python
5 170 (14.01%) C#
6 79 (6.51%) JavaScript
7 75 (6.18%) Scala
8 64 (5.28%) Perl
9 52 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 40 (3.30%) VBA
11 39 (3.22%) C
12 34 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.39%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.98%) Haskell
15 22 (1.81%) MATLAB
16 21 (1.73%) Groovy
17 20 (1.65%) VB
18 19 (1.57%) R
19 17 (1.40%) Ruby
20 16 (1.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 273 (22.51%) Degree
2 14 (1.15%) PhD
3 10 (0.82%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.41%) CFA
4 5 (0.41%) CISA
4 5 (0.41%) CISSP
5 4 (0.33%) CISM
6 3 (0.25%) ISEB
6 3 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.25%) QiCA
7 2 (0.16%) CRISC
7 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.082%) CCIE
8 1 (0.082%) CEH
8 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.082%) MCITP
8 1 (0.082%) MCSE
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.082%) PMP
8 1 (0.082%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.34%) QA
2 45 (3.71%) MiFID
3 24 (1.98%) EMIR
4 19 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (1.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.33%) FATCA
7 3 (0.25%) BS25999
7 3 (0.25%) COBIT
7 3 (0.25%) COSO
7 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) Basel III
8 2 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.082%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.33%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.33%) HDFS
4 3 (0.25%) NFS
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.25%) Snort
4 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) GridGain
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.082%) SRDF
6 1 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (0.91%) Puppet
2 9 (0.74%) Ansible
3 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.58%) Control-M
4 7 (0.58%) Salt
4 7 (0.58%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.33%) Kibana
5 4 (0.33%) logstash
5 4 (0.33%) Oozie
6 3 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.25%) SCOM
7 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.082%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.082%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.082%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.082%) Nagios
8 1 (0.082%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 162 (13.36%) TIBCO
2 122 (10.06%) Oracle
3 106 (8.74%) Sybase
4 68 (5.61%) Murex
5 45 (3.71%) Microsoft
6 40 (3.30%) Bloomberg
7 37 (3.05%) ION Trading
8 32 (2.64%) Calypso
9 27 (2.23%) Reuters
9 27 (2.23%) Solace
10 23 (1.90%) Charles River
11 22 (1.81%) FXall
12 20 (1.65%) IBM
13 16 (1.32%) Caplin
14 14 (1.15%) Cisco
15 13 (1.07%) MuleSoft
15 13 (1.07%) Temenos
16 10 (0.82%) Currenex
16 10 (0.82%) jBASE
17 8 (0.66%) Sophis
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago