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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 189 133 130
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 646 1095 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.70% 2.49% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% 5.13% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 523 922 967
Median salary £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+32.18% -1.13%
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
17235 21333 20772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.40% 48.55% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14671 17583 16694
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -52 133 £70,000 +12.00% 31
Canary Wharf +4 9 £70,000 -28.20%
Mayfair - 5 £80,000 -
Brentford - 4 £62,500 -
Surbiton - 2 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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).

1 791 (61.46%) Finance
2 481 (37.37%) Java
3 430 (33.41%) Derivative
4 427 (33.18%) Front Office
5 422 (32.79%) SQL
6 401 (31.16%) Banking
7 384 (29.84%) Fixed Income
8 362 (28.13%) Equities
9 330 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 312 (24.24%) Degree
11 309 (24.01%) Multithreading
12 246 (19.11%) Low Latency
13 242 (18.80%) Unix
14 238 (18.49%) Linux
15 186 (14.45%) Python
16 182 (14.14%) Investment Banking
17 180 (13.99%) C#
18 174 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
19 169 (13.13%) C++
20 165 (12.82%) TIBCO
21 162 (12.59%) Software Engineering
22 161 (12.51%) OO
23 154 (11.97%) Hedge funds
24 146 (11.34%) Electronic Trading
25 129 (10.02%) Concurrent Programming
26 127 (9.87%) Oracle
26 127 (9.87%) JMS
26 127 (9.87%) Risk Management
27 117 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
28 112 (8.70%) .NET

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 24 (1.86%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.93%) JBoss
4 11 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.54%) IIS
7 7 (0.54%) Jetty
8 6 (0.47%) Confluence
8 6 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.39%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.23%) CMS
10 3 (0.23%) Xceptor
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) GemFire
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.86%) MS Office
3 11 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.47%) MS Project
6 5 (0.39%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.31%) Maya
7 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Summit
2 13 (1.01%) MetaTrader
3 12 (0.93%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.62%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 8 (0.62%) Misys Midas
5 6 (0.47%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.39%) Algo Collateral
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.31%) SAP FI-GL
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) SunGard GMI
8 3 (0.23%) EQXanite
8 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.16%) Eze OMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.78%) GitHub
2 9 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.70%) SaaS
3 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.23%) Office 365
7 2 (0.16%) Force.com
7 2 (0.16%) iTunes
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.078%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.27%) Multicast
2 16 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.93%) Firewall
4 10 (0.78%) DNS
5 8 (0.62%) DHCP
6 6 (0.47%) Intranet
6 6 (0.47%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.31%) LDAP
7 4 (0.31%) VLAN
8 3 (0.23%) NAS
8 3 (0.23%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.16%) HTTP
9 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.16%) LAN
9 2 (0.16%) Network Security
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
10 1 (0.078%) FTP
10 1 (0.078%) SSL
10 1 (0.078%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 40 (3.11%) Big Data
4 39 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 39 (3.03%) KDB
5 32 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (2.02%) MySQL
8 22 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
10 19 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (3.19%) JIRA
2 35 (2.72%) Maven
3 32 (2.49%) Jenkins
4 25 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 23 (1.79%) JUnit
5 23 (1.79%) Subversion
6 21 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 21 (1.63%) Selenium
6 21 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.40%) NUnit
8 16 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.01%) Ant
11 12 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.62%) Gradle
13 8 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.54%) Appium
14 7 (0.54%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 791 (61.46%) Finance
2 427 (33.18%) Front Office
3 401 (31.16%) Banking
4 182 (14.14%) Investment Banking
5 80 (6.22%) Back Office
6 39 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.49%) Retail
8 31 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
9 28 (2.18%) Private Banking
10 15 (1.17%) Games
11 13 (1.01%) Advertising
11 13 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.93%) Legal
12 12 (0.93%) Marketing
13 11 (0.85%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.47%) French Language
16 4 (0.31%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 624 (48.48%) Developer
2 331 (25.72%) Java Developer
3 295 (22.92%) Analyst
4 184 (14.30%) Business Analyst
5 110 (8.55%) Senior Developer
6 79 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 76 (5.91%) C++ Developer
8 70 (5.44%) Applications Support
9 68 (5.28%) Support Analyst
10 66 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
11 64 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 59 (4.58%) Consultant
13 51 (3.96%) Programmer
14 50 (3.89%) Core Java Developer
15 46 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
16 45 (3.50%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 44 (3.42%) FX Business Analyst
18 43 (3.34%) Banking Analyst
19 39 (3.03%) Lead Developer
20 38 (2.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (9.87%) JMS
2 117 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
3 112 (8.70%) .NET
4 90 (6.99%) J2SE
5 85 (6.60%) Ultra Messaging
6 80 (6.22%) TIBCO EMS
7 71 (5.52%) HTML
8 66 (5.13%) Swing
9 53 (4.12%) Rendezvous
9 53 (4.12%) WPF
10 46 (3.57%) AngularJS
11 40 (3.11%) WCF
11 40 (3.11%) Web Services
12 33 (2.56%) ASP.NET
13 30 (2.33%) Spring
14 29 (2.25%) CSS
14 29 (2.25%) HTML5
15 28 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (2.18%) XML
16 24 (1.86%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 430 (33.41%) Derivative
2 384 (29.84%) Fixed Income
3 362 (28.13%) Equities
4 174 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
5 154 (11.97%) Hedge funds
6 89 (6.92%) Computer Science
7 86 (6.68%) OTC Derivatives
8 84 (6.53%) Fintech
9 73 (5.67%) Mathematics
10 70 (5.44%) Algorithms
11 65 (5.05%) Market Risk
12 49 (3.81%) Data Structures
13 42 (3.26%) Equity Derivative
14 41 (3.19%) Credit Derivative
15 37 (2.87%) Credit Risk
16 34 (2.64%) User Experience
17 32 (2.49%) Economics
17 32 (2.49%) SWIFT
18 30 (2.33%) Statistics
19 28 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 242 (18.80%) Unix
2 238 (18.49%) Linux
3 103 (8.00%) Windows
4 33 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.10%) Android
6 21 (1.63%) Solaris
7 14 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.70%) CentOS
8 9 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.16%) VMS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (24.01%) Multithreading
3 246 (19.11%) Low Latency
4 162 (12.59%) Software Engineering
5 161 (12.51%) OO
6 146 (11.34%) Electronic Trading
7 129 (10.02%) Concurrent Programming
8 127 (9.87%) Risk Management
9 108 (8.39%) Business Analysis
10 92 (7.15%) Algorithmic Trading
11 85 (6.60%) Scrum
12 69 (5.36%) Asset Management
12 69 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (5.21%) Analytics
14 66 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
15 64 (4.97%) Project Management
16 63 (4.90%) SDLC
16 63 (4.90%) TDD
17 58 (4.51%) Performance Tuning
17 58 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 481 (37.37%) Java
2 422 (32.79%) SQL
3 186 (14.45%) Python
4 180 (13.99%) C#
5 169 (13.13%) C++
6 72 (5.59%) JavaScript
7 68 (5.28%) Perl
8 65 (5.05%) VBA
9 56 (4.35%) C
10 46 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 46 (3.57%) Scala
11 30 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 30 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 29 (2.25%) Ruby
13 25 (1.94%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.86%) MATLAB
15 21 (1.63%) Haskell
16 16 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.17%) VB
18 10 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 312 (24.24%) Degree
2 20 (1.55%) PhD
3 8 (0.62%) CISA
4 7 (0.54%) CISSP
4 7 (0.54%) Postgraduate
5 6 (0.47%) CISM
6 5 (0.39%) QiCA
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.23%) Brainbench
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB
8 3 (0.23%) MBA
9 2 (0.16%) CRISC
9 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.078%) CEH
10 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.078%) PMP
10 1 (0.078%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.078%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.29%) QA
2 58 (4.51%) MiFID
3 27 (2.10%) EMIR
4 26 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (1.48%) SLA
6 9 (0.70%) FATCA
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) SDET
8 3 (0.23%) BS25999
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) COSO
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) GAAP
9 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.078%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.078%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.078%) SEPA
10 1 (0.078%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (0.78%) Snort
1 10 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.70%) vSphere
3 6 (0.47%) Docker
3 6 (0.47%) NFS
3 6 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.31%) HDFS
4 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.16%) GridGain
6 2 (0.16%) vCloud
6 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.078%) KVM
7 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (1.71%) Puppet
2 18 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (1.09%) Control-M
4 12 (0.93%) Ansible
5 9 (0.70%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.47%) Nagios
8 4 (0.31%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.31%) Oozie
9 3 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.23%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.23%) OPNET
10 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.16%) SCCM
10 2 (0.16%) SCOM
10 2 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 165 (12.82%) TIBCO
2 127 (9.87%) Oracle
3 70 (5.44%) Murex
4 69 (5.36%) Sybase
5 53 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 52 (4.04%) Bloomberg
7 40 (3.11%) Calypso
8 23 (1.79%) Charles River
8 23 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.55%) IBM
10 19 (1.48%) ION Trading
11 17 (1.32%) Reuters
12 15 (1.17%) FXall
13 14 (1.09%) Cisco
14 13 (1.01%) VMware
15 12 (0.93%) Currenex
15 12 (0.93%) SAP
16 11 (0.85%) HP
17 10 (0.78%) Sun
18 9 (0.70%) Temenos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is up to 30k base + bonus + b
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £500.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DreamTek
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £110k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £excellent Salary & Package
Posted: Yesterday