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 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 142 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 992 1154 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.24% 2.40% 2.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 5.32% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1004 966
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
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)
England

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
20306 21687 20640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.91% 45.05% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16501 17623 16754
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the London 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
City of London -3 296 £65,000 -7.14% 72
Docklands, London +10 17 £65,000 -18.75%
Canary Wharf -3 4 - -
Hounslow +16 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Chiswick - 2 £57,500 - 1
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Brentford +5 1 £60,000 +2.12%
Bromley - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1037 (55.04%) Finance
2 638 (33.86%) SQL
3 636 (33.76%) Java
4 629 (33.39%) Banking
5 578 (30.68%) Front Office
6 544 (28.87%) Equities
7 534 (28.34%) Derivative
8 469 (24.89%) Fixed Income
9 439 (23.30%) C#
10 435 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
11 383 (20.33%) UNIX
12 349 (18.52%) Investment Banking
13 329 (17.46%) Multithreading
14 321 (17.04%) Degree
15 310 (16.45%) Linux
16 303 (16.08%) .NET
17 299 (15.87%) Low Latency
18 294 (15.61%) C++
19 265 (14.07%) Back Office
20 264 (14.01%) Windows
21 224 (11.89%) SQL Server
22 223 (11.84%) Risk Management
23 214 (11.36%) FIX Protocol
24 209 (11.09%) Python
25 203 (10.77%) Oracle
26 191 (10.14%) Hedge funds
27 181 (9.61%) SDLC
28 180 (9.55%) E-Commerce
29 171 (9.08%) Microsoft
29 171 (9.08%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 34 (1.80%) IIS
2 30 (1.59%) Node.js
3 24 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.58%) NServiceBus
6 9 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.37%) Apache
8 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.27%) Confluence
9 5 (0.27%) JBoss
9 5 (0.27%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.21%) CMS
10 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.21%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
11 3 (0.16%) GemFire
11 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 82 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.43%) MS Office
3 19 (1.01%) Mathematica
4 14 (0.74%) MS Project
5 13 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.22%) MetaTrader
2 15 (0.80%) thinkFolio
2 15 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.64%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.48%) Endur
4 9 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 8 (0.42%) Kondor+
5 8 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.32%) RMDS
7 5 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.16%) ACBS
8 3 (0.16%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.16%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.16%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.16%) Summit
9 2 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.70%) VPN
2 27 (1.43%) DNS
3 26 (1.38%) Multicast
4 24 (1.27%) VLAN
5 22 (1.17%) SAN
5 22 (1.17%) DHCP
6 20 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.69%) Broadband
8 10 (0.53%) BGP
8 10 (0.53%) Internet
8 10 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (0.48%) Firewall
10 5 (0.27%) NX-OS
10 5 (0.27%) tcpdump
10 5 (0.27%) Junos
10 5 (0.27%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.27%) OSPF
10 5 (0.27%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 44 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (2.28%) MySQL
5 36 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 34 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.65%) KDB
9 26 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 17 (0.90%) Data Mining
11 16 (0.85%) Big Data
12 14 (0.74%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.48%) QlikView
15 7 (0.37%) Data Mart
15 7 (0.37%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.32%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (3.87%) JIRA
3 69 (3.66%) Visual Studio
4 59 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.55%) NUnit
6 46 (2.44%) Selenium
7 43 (2.28%) Cucumber
8 40 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 34 (1.80%) Maven
10 31 (1.65%) WebDriver
10 31 (1.65%) SpecFlow
11 29 (1.54%) JUnit
12 27 (1.43%) FitNesse
13 20 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (1.01%) Subversion
15 14 (0.74%) JMeter
16 13 (0.69%) Moq
17 11 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
18 10 (0.53%) Mocha
18 10 (0.53%) Grunt
General
1 1037 (55.04%) Finance
2 629 (33.39%) Banking
3 578 (30.68%) Front Office
4 349 (18.52%) Investment Banking
5 265 (14.07%) Back Office
6 121 (6.42%) Retail
7 111 (5.89%) Financial Institution
8 52 (2.76%) Retail Banking
9 47 (2.49%) Legal
10 15 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.69%) Multimedia
11 13 (0.69%) Advertising
12 10 (0.53%) International Banking
13 8 (0.42%) Games
14 7 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Marketing
16 4 (0.21%) French Language
16 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 797 (42.30%) Developer
2 527 (27.97%) Analyst
3 305 (16.19%) Java Developer
4 214 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 196 (10.40%) Support Analyst
6 182 (9.66%) Applications Support
7 178 (9.45%) Business Analyst
8 133 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 120 (6.37%) Applications Support Analyst
10 103 (5.47%) C++ Developer
11 71 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
12 67 (3.56%) Consultant
13 62 (3.29%) .NET Developer
14 54 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
15 51 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 46 (2.44%) Project Manager
17 44 (2.34%) Programmer
18 36 (1.91%) Banking Business Analyst
19 35 (1.86%) Technical Leader
19 35 (1.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (16.08%) .NET
2 214 (11.36%) FIX Protocol
3 148 (7.86%) WPF
4 145 (7.70%) WCF
5 133 (7.06%) XML
6 118 (6.26%) HTML
7 93 (4.94%) Web Services
8 84 (4.46%) HTML5
9 79 (4.19%) ASP.NET
10 74 (3.93%) Spring
11 63 (3.34%) CSS
12 58 (3.08%) jQuery
13 57 (3.03%) Ultra Messaging
14 53 (2.81%) J2EE
15 52 (2.76%) Middleware
16 50 (2.65%) JMS
17 43 (2.28%) Hibernate
18 39 (2.07%) .NET Framework
18 39 (2.07%) TIBCO EMS
18 39 (2.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 544 (28.87%) Equities
2 534 (28.34%) Derivative
3 469 (24.89%) Fixed Income
4 191 (10.14%) Hedge funds
5 171 (9.08%) Computer Science
6 161 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (6.69%) Mathematics
8 86 (4.56%) Equity Derivative
9 66 (3.50%) Credit Risk
10 55 (2.92%) Spread Betting
11 54 (2.87%) Market Risk
12 52 (2.76%) Algorithms
12 52 (2.76%) Credit Derivative
13 43 (2.28%) Client/Server
13 43 (2.28%) User Experience
14 40 (2.12%) Physics
15 35 (1.86%) Mobile Payment
16 32 (1.70%) Statistics
17 29 (1.54%) Management Information System
18 28 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 383 (20.33%) UNIX
2 310 (16.45%) Linux
3 264 (14.01%) Windows
4 32 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.54%) Android
6 23 (1.22%) CentOS
6 23 (1.22%) Fedora
7 22 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.96%) Solaris
9 14 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.21%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) AIX
16 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.053%) Debian
16 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (17.46%) Multithreading
3 299 (15.87%) Low Latency
4 223 (11.84%) Risk Management
5 181 (9.61%) SDLC
6 180 (9.55%) E-Commerce
7 171 (9.08%) Software Engineering
8 161 (8.55%) OO
9 155 (8.23%) TDD
10 133 (7.06%) Business Analysis
11 131 (6.95%) Scrum
12 121 (6.42%) Electronic Trading
13 112 (5.94%) Analytics
14 106 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 106 (5.63%) Project Management
15 103 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (4.83%) Algorithmic Trading
17 88 (4.67%) Test Automation
18 86 (4.56%) Asset Management
19 81 (4.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 638 (33.86%) SQL
2 636 (33.76%) Java
3 439 (23.30%) C#
4 294 (15.61%) C++
5 209 (11.09%) Python
6 154 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 154 (8.17%) Perl
7 94 (4.99%) VBA
8 72 (3.82%) Shell Script
9 50 (2.65%) Scala
10 46 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 44 (2.34%) C
11 44 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.07%) Ruby
13 38 (2.02%) R
14 36 (1.91%) MATLAB
15 28 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.74%) F#
18 13 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 321 (17.04%) Degree
2 43 (2.28%) ACCA
3 42 (2.23%) CIMA
4 38 (2.02%) ISEB
5 35 (1.86%) PhD
6 23 (1.22%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.53%) CCNA
8 9 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.48%) Brainbench
9 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.32%) CCNP
12 4 (0.21%) PMP
13 3 (0.16%) CISA
13 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.16%) MCSE
13 3 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (9.08%) QA
2 73 (3.87%) EMIR
3 70 (3.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 40 (2.12%) COBIT
5 17 (0.90%) MiFID
6 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.37%) SLA
8 6 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.27%) COREP
9 5 (0.27%) FINREP
10 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.11%) Basel III
12 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.053%) Basel II
12 1 (0.053%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (1.17%) NFS
1 22 (1.17%) Postfix
2 14 (0.74%) Docker
3 12 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.37%) Firmware
7 5 (0.27%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.21%) HDFS
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (1.17%) Puppet
2 18 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (0.58%) Ansible
4 10 (0.53%) SCOM
5 9 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.48%) Salt
5 9 (0.48%) Capistrano
5 9 (0.48%) WMI
6 5 (0.27%) Nagios
7 3 (0.16%) Oozie
7 3 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.053%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.053%) Control-M
9 1 (0.053%) SCCM
Vendors
1 203 (10.77%) Oracle
2 171 (9.08%) Microsoft
3 114 (6.05%) TIBCO
4 64 (3.40%) Murex
5 54 (2.87%) Bloomberg
6 49 (2.60%) Sybase
7 44 (2.34%) SunGard
8 43 (2.28%) Wall Street Systems
9 39 (2.07%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.43%) Reuters
10 27 (1.43%) StreamBase
11 21 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.90%) SAP
13 16 (0.85%) VMware
14 15 (0.80%) ION Trading
15 14 (0.74%) Tableau
15 14 (0.74%) Cisco
16 12 (0.64%) Solace
17 11 (0.58%) SaltStack
18 10 (0.53%) Red Gate
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
iKas International
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £44000 - £66000 per annum + 4% Flex, Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Good Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago