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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 169 136 111
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -25
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 836 1102 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.93% 2.25% 2.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.30% 4.86% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 710 926 982
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 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,250 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -
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
19454 22672 19709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.82% 46.33% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15820 18564 16089
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -29 224 £67,500 -3.57% 52
Docklands, London +7 9 £77,500 -3.12%
Canary Wharf -2 9 £55,000 -15.38%
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 £85,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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).

1 996 (57.08%) Finance
2 586 (33.58%) Java
3 552 (31.63%) Banking
4 542 (31.06%) Front Office
5 501 (28.71%) SQL
6 461 (26.42%) Derivative
7 458 (26.25%) Fixed Income
8 441 (25.27%) Equities
9 404 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
10 366 (20.97%) C#
11 362 (20.74%) Investment Banking
12 348 (19.94%) UNIX
13 332 (19.03%) Multithreading
14 319 (18.28%) C++
15 318 (18.22%) Linux
16 305 (17.48%) Low Latency
17 266 (15.24%) Degree
18 247 (14.15%) .NET
19 221 (12.66%) Back Office
20 205 (11.75%) Windows
21 198 (11.35%) FIX Protocol
22 195 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
23 192 (11.00%) Risk Management
24 189 (10.83%) SQL Server
25 186 (10.66%) JavaScript
26 179 (10.26%) OO
26 179 (10.26%) Hedge funds
27 162 (9.28%) Microsoft
28 155 (8.88%) Oracle
29 154 (8.83%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 39 (2.23%) Node.js
2 28 (1.60%) IIS
3 17 (0.97%) WebLogic
4 15 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.57%) Apache
7 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.34%) GemFire
7 6 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.29%) CMS
8 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.29%) Confluence
8 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.23%) Sitefinity
9 4 (0.23%) Orchard CMS
9 4 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 77 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.69%) MS Office
3 24 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.69%) Mathematica
5 8 (0.46%) MS Project
6 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.057%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.057%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (1.26%) SAP FI
2 21 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
2 21 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 19 (1.09%) SAP FSCM
4 17 (0.97%) thinkFolio
5 15 (0.86%) MetaTrader
6 11 (0.63%) SAP ERP
6 11 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.57%) Finacle
7 10 (0.57%) Temenos T24
7 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.52%) RMDS
9 8 (0.46%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 8 (0.46%) Kondor+
10 7 (0.40%) Endur
11 6 (0.34%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.23%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.23%) LatentZero
12 4 (0.23%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.69%) SaaS
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.057%) PaaS
5 1 (0.057%) Office 365
5 1 (0.057%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.78%) Multicast
2 27 (1.55%) VPN
3 26 (1.49%) Firewall
4 20 (1.15%) DNS
5 18 (1.03%) SAN
6 17 (0.97%) Internet
6 17 (0.97%) VLAN
7 15 (0.86%) DHCP
8 14 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (0.69%) BGP
11 7 (0.40%) VoIP
11 7 (0.40%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.40%) OSPF
12 5 (0.29%) Broadband
12 5 (0.29%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.29%) tcpdump
12 5 (0.29%) Junos
12 5 (0.29%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 54 (3.09%) MySQL
4 31 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (1.78%) Oracle Database
5 29 (1.66%) KDB
6 28 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.74%) Big Data
10 12 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.63%) SAP HANA
11 11 (0.63%) LogicBlox
12 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.40%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.40%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 49 (2.81%) JIRA
3 43 (2.46%) NUnit
4 42 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 40 (2.29%) Git (software)
6 37 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 32 (1.83%) Maven
8 28 (1.60%) GCC
8 28 (1.60%) Selenium
9 26 (1.49%) JUnit
10 24 (1.38%) SpecFlow
11 23 (1.32%) GoogleTest
12 22 (1.26%) FitNesse
13 20 (1.15%) WebDriver
14 18 (1.03%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.80%) Ranorex
16 13 (0.74%) Mocha
16 13 (0.74%) Grunt
17 12 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 996 (57.08%) Finance
2 552 (31.63%) Banking
3 542 (31.06%) Front Office
4 362 (20.74%) Investment Banking
5 221 (12.66%) Back Office
6 96 (5.50%) Retail
7 92 (5.27%) Financial Institution
8 47 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 31 (1.78%) Legal
10 30 (1.72%) Games
11 22 (1.26%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.40%) Advertising
13 7 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
14 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Marketing
16 3 (0.17%) German Language
16 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 787 (45.10%) Developer
2 439 (25.16%) Analyst
3 305 (17.48%) Java Developer
4 177 (10.14%) C# Developer
5 175 (10.03%) Business Analyst
6 161 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 149 (8.54%) C++ Developer
7 149 (8.54%) Applications Support
8 105 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 88 (5.04%) Applications Support Analyst
10 73 (4.18%) Consultant
11 56 (3.21%) .NET Developer
12 55 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
14 45 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (2.52%) Project Manager
16 39 (2.23%) Quantitative Developer
17 33 (1.89%) Programmer
18 28 (1.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
18 28 (1.60%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (14.15%) .NET
2 198 (11.35%) FIX Protocol
3 131 (7.51%) HTML
4 117 (6.70%) WCF
5 116 (6.65%) WPF
6 98 (5.62%) HTML5
6 98 (5.62%) XML
7 86 (4.93%) Spring
8 70 (4.01%) Ultra Messaging
9 69 (3.95%) CSS
10 61 (3.50%) STL
11 60 (3.44%) Web Services
12 52 (2.98%) ASP.NET
13 51 (2.92%) J2EE
14 45 (2.58%) Middleware
15 44 (2.52%) jQuery
16 43 (2.46%) JMS
16 43 (2.46%) TIBCO EMS
16 43 (2.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 41 (2.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 461 (26.42%) Derivative
2 458 (26.25%) Fixed Income
3 441 (25.27%) Equities
4 195 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
5 179 (10.26%) Hedge funds
6 147 (8.42%) Computer Science
7 100 (5.73%) Mathematics
8 71 (4.07%) Credit Risk
9 64 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
10 49 (2.81%) Spread Betting
11 46 (2.64%) Credit Derivative
12 45 (2.58%) User Experience
13 38 (2.18%) Algorithms
14 29 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
15 28 (1.60%) Market Risk
16 25 (1.43%) PMI
16 25 (1.43%) Physics
17 24 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 21 (1.20%) Data Centre
19 20 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 348 (19.94%) UNIX
2 318 (18.22%) Linux
3 205 (11.75%) Windows
4 22 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.15%) Android
6 19 (1.09%) Solaris
7 16 (0.92%) CentOS
7 16 (0.92%) Fedora
8 15 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.23%) SUSE
14 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.057%) AIX
16 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (23.15%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (19.03%) Multithreading
3 305 (17.48%) Low Latency
4 192 (11.00%) Risk Management
5 179 (10.26%) OO
6 154 (8.83%) E-Commerce
6 154 (8.83%) Business Analysis
7 153 (8.77%) TDD
8 134 (7.68%) SDLC
9 128 (7.34%) Scrum
10 114 (6.53%) Project Management
11 109 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
12 108 (6.19%) Analytics
13 101 (5.79%) Electronic Trading
14 94 (5.39%) Software Engineering
15 92 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 91 (5.21%) ITIL
17 76 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (4.01%) BDD
19 69 (3.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 586 (33.58%) Java
2 501 (28.71%) SQL
3 366 (20.97%) C#
4 319 (18.28%) C++
5 186 (10.66%) JavaScript
6 143 (8.19%) Python
7 120 (6.88%) Perl
8 73 (4.18%) VBA
9 54 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 51 (2.92%) C
11 50 (2.87%) Bash Shell
12 33 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 33 (1.89%) Scala
13 26 (1.49%) Ruby
14 24 (1.38%) MATLAB
15 20 (1.15%) R
16 12 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.63%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.63%) Prolog
17 11 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 266 (15.24%) Degree
2 51 (2.92%) ACCA
3 50 (2.87%) CIMA
4 28 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.55%) PhD
6 26 (1.49%) ISEB
7 20 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (1.15%) CCNA
8 11 (0.63%) SAP Certification
9 10 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.46%) CCNP
10 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.17%) MCSE
13 3 (0.17%) PMP
13 3 (0.17%) CCA
13 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (8.08%) QA
2 61 (3.50%) EMIR
3 54 (3.09%) Dodd-Frank
4 38 (2.18%) COBIT
5 20 (1.15%) SLA
6 11 (0.63%) MiFID
7 5 (0.29%) Basel III
8 4 (0.23%) COREP
8 4 (0.23%) FINREP
8 4 (0.23%) Basel II
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (0.86%) NFS
1 15 (0.86%) Postfix
2 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.40%) Firmware
5 5 (0.29%) Docker
6 4 (0.23%) HDFS
6 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (0.80%) Puppet
2 12 (0.69%) Ansible
3 10 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.40%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.40%) Salt
5 5 (0.29%) Nagios
5 5 (0.29%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) Control-M
6 3 (0.17%) Oozie
7 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.11%) WMI
7 2 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 162 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 155 (8.88%) Oracle
3 108 (6.19%) TIBCO
4 51 (2.92%) Murex
5 43 (2.46%) SunGard
6 41 (2.35%) Wall Street Systems
7 38 (2.18%) Bloomberg
8 37 (2.12%) SAP
9 36 (2.06%) Red Hat
10 33 (1.89%) Sybase
11 26 (1.49%) Cisco
12 22 (1.26%) Reuters
13 20 (1.15%) Solace
14 18 (1.03%) StreamBase
15 17 (0.97%) Informatica
16 14 (0.80%) Calypso
17 13 (0.74%) ION Trading
18 12 (0.69%) VMware
18 12 (0.69%) Charles River
18 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health, dental, etc.
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 per annum + Cash Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago