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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 202 145 132
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -13
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 625 979 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.59% 2.20% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% 4.68% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 487 811 1006
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 £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
18100 20917 22313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.95% 47.09% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15293 17017 18209
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 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -60 109 £70,000 +7.69% 32
Brentford +6 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Mayfair +5 4 £71,250 +78.12%
Canary Wharf -5 4 £70,000 +12.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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).

1 828 (59.70%) Finance
2 501 (36.12%) Java
3 468 (33.74%) Derivative
4 442 (31.87%) Front Office
5 428 (30.86%) SQL
6 421 (30.35%) Banking
7 385 (27.76%) Fixed Income
8 373 (26.89%) Equities
9 324 (23.36%) Degree
10 316 (22.78%) Multithreading
11 311 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
12 310 (22.35%) Unix
13 259 (18.67%) Linux
14 241 (17.38%) Low Latency
15 226 (16.29%) C#
16 220 (15.86%) C++
17 200 (14.42%) Investment Banking
18 198 (14.28%) Python
19 176 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
20 169 (12.18%) Hedge funds
21 160 (11.54%) OO
22 159 (11.46%) Oracle
23 156 (11.25%) Software Engineering
24 150 (10.81%) .NET
25 134 (9.66%) Risk Management
26 133 (9.59%) FIX Protocol
27 132 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
28 130 (9.37%) Windows
29 126 (9.08%) TIBCO
30 117 (8.44%) SQL Server

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 18 (1.30%) IIS
1 18 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.08%) Confluence
3 10 (0.72%) Apache
3 10 (0.72%) JBoss
3 10 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.29%) Jetty
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.22%) CMS
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.14%) GemFire
10 2 (0.14%) Kentico
10 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.09%) MS Office
3 21 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.43%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.36%) Maya
7 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
9 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.44%) MetaTrader
2 12 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.79%) Misys Midas
4 10 (0.72%) Summit
5 9 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.50%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
9 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.29%) Finacle
9 4 (0.29%) Kondor
9 4 (0.29%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.29%) Misys Opics
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.29%) SAP FI-GL
9 4 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.23%) GitHub
2 16 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.36%) SaaS
8 4 (0.29%) Office 365
9 2 (0.14%) Force.com
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.072%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.072%) iTunes
10 1 (0.072%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.072%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.04%) Multicast
2 18 (1.30%) DNS
3 15 (1.08%) DHCP
3 15 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.72%) Firewall
5 8 (0.58%) NAS
6 7 (0.50%) Intranet
6 7 (0.50%) iSCSI
7 5 (0.36%) LDAP
7 5 (0.36%) VLAN
8 4 (0.29%) Internet
8 4 (0.29%) LAN
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
9 3 (0.22%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.22%) SAN
10 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.14%) Network Security
11 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.072%) IPsec
11 1 (0.072%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 51 (3.68%) KDB
4 44 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.80%) MySQL
7 23 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.30%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.94%) Big Data
10 13 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (0.50%) Power BI
15 6 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 43 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 35 (2.52%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.52%) JIRA
3 33 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 27 (1.95%) Selenium
5 25 (1.80%) JUnit
5 25 (1.80%) Subversion
6 22 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.51%) Maven
8 20 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 17 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (1.08%) NUnit
13 13 (0.94%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.79%) Mockito
15 10 (0.72%) Android Studio
15 10 (0.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 9 (0.65%) MSBuild
General
1 828 (59.70%) Finance
2 442 (31.87%) Front Office
3 421 (30.35%) Banking
4 200 (14.42%) Investment Banking
5 96 (6.92%) Back Office
6 55 (3.97%) Financial Institution
7 35 (2.52%) Retail
8 31 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
9 23 (1.66%) Legal
10 16 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Marketing
12 11 (0.79%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.72%) Advertising
13 10 (0.72%) Games
13 10 (0.72%) Law
13 10 (0.72%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.36%) Electronics
17 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 688 (49.60%) Developer
2 313 (22.57%) Analyst
2 313 (22.57%) Java Developer
3 166 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 109 (7.86%) Support Analyst
5 103 (7.43%) C# Developer
6 99 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 94 (6.78%) C++ Developer
8 93 (6.71%) Applications Support
9 78 (5.62%) Consultant
10 72 (5.19%) Quantitative Developer
11 65 (4.69%) .NET Developer
12 63 (4.54%) Programmer
13 54 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
14 49 (3.53%) FX Support Analyst
15 46 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
15 46 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
16 45 (3.24%) Lead Developer
17 44 (3.17%) Banking Analyst
18 43 (3.10%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (10.81%) .NET
2 133 (9.59%) FIX Protocol
3 106 (7.64%) JMS
4 78 (5.62%) J2SE
5 77 (5.55%) WPF
6 76 (5.48%) HTML
7 68 (4.90%) XML
8 61 (4.40%) Ultra Messaging
9 60 (4.33%) WCF
10 58 (4.18%) TIBCO EMS
11 53 (3.82%) Web Services
12 50 (3.60%) ASP.NET
13 47 (3.39%) Swing
14 45 (3.24%) AngularJS
15 42 (3.03%) CSS
16 41 (2.96%) jQuery
17 37 (2.67%) HTML5
18 36 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (2.45%) Rendezvous
19 34 (2.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 468 (33.74%) Derivative
2 385 (27.76%) Fixed Income
3 373 (26.89%) Equities
4 176 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
5 169 (12.18%) Hedge funds
6 110 (7.93%) Computer Science
7 84 (6.06%) Fintech
8 77 (5.55%) OTC Derivatives
9 66 (4.76%) Mathematics
10 58 (4.18%) Market Risk
11 54 (3.89%) Algorithms
12 49 (3.53%) Data Structures
13 38 (2.74%) Credit Risk
13 38 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
13 38 (2.74%) User Experience
14 37 (2.67%) Statistics
15 31 (2.24%) SWIFT
16 29 (2.09%) Economics
17 26 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
18 22 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 310 (22.35%) Unix
2 259 (18.67%) Linux
3 130 (9.37%) Windows
4 33 (2.38%) Android
5 28 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.44%) Solaris
7 19 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.01%) CentOS
8 14 (1.01%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.072%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (22.78%) Multithreading
2 311 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (17.38%) Low Latency
4 160 (11.54%) OO
5 156 (11.25%) Software Engineering
6 134 (9.66%) Risk Management
7 132 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
8 101 (7.28%) Analytics
9 100 (7.21%) Concurrent Programming
10 99 (7.14%) TDD
11 84 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
12 83 (5.98%) Scrum
13 77 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 75 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 70 (5.05%) Business Analysis
16 65 (4.69%) Project Management
17 63 (4.54%) OOP
18 61 (4.40%) Asset Management
19 59 (4.25%) ITIL
19 59 (4.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 501 (36.12%) Java
2 428 (30.86%) SQL
3 226 (16.29%) C#
4 220 (15.86%) C++
5 198 (14.28%) Python
6 97 (6.99%) JavaScript
7 77 (5.55%) VBA
8 69 (4.97%) Perl
9 56 (4.04%) C
10 41 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 38 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 37 (2.67%) Scala
13 34 (2.45%) MATLAB
14 24 (1.73%) Ruby
14 24 (1.73%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 15 (1.08%) R
17 11 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 324 (23.36%) Degree
2 15 (1.08%) PhD
3 10 (0.72%) Brainbench
4 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.43%) ISEB
6 5 (0.36%) CISA
6 5 (0.36%) CISSP
7 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.22%) CISM
8 3 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.22%) MBA
9 2 (0.14%) ACCA
9 2 (0.14%) CIMA
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.14%) QiCA
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.072%) CRISC
10 1 (0.072%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.13%) QA
2 57 (4.11%) MiFID
3 29 (2.09%) Dodd-Frank
4 25 (1.80%) EMIR
5 12 (0.87%) SLA
6 9 (0.65%) FATCA
7 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.43%) SSAE 16
9 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.29%) SDET
9 4 (0.29%) SEPA
10 3 (0.22%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.14%) Basel III
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) COREP
11 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.14%) FINREP
11 2 (0.14%) GAAP
12 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.072%) UCITS
System Software
1 22 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.72%) Docker
4 8 (0.58%) Snort
4 8 (0.58%) vSphere
5 7 (0.50%) NFS
5 7 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.36%) XenApp
7 4 (0.29%) KVM
7 4 (0.29%) Xen
8 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.072%) HDFS
10 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 37 (2.67%) Puppet
2 36 (2.60%) Control-M
3 29 (2.09%) Ansible
4 22 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
5 20 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.72%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.43%) Nagios
9 5 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
11 3 (0.22%) HP NNM
11 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.22%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.22%) OPNET
11 3 (0.22%) SCOM
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Shiro
12 2 (0.14%) vMotion
13 1 (0.072%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.072%) Salt
Vendors
1 159 (11.46%) Oracle
2 126 (9.08%) TIBCO
3 94 (6.78%) Murex
4 87 (6.27%) Microsoft
5 56 (4.04%) Bloomberg
6 53 (3.82%) Calypso
7 49 (3.53%) Sybase
8 25 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.80%) VMware
9 22 (1.59%) Reuters
10 19 (1.37%) Charles River
10 19 (1.37%) Currenex
10 19 (1.37%) HP
11 17 (1.23%) SAP
12 13 (0.94%) Cisco
13 12 (0.87%) Citrix
13 12 (0.87%) FXall
13 12 (0.87%) Misys
14 11 (0.79%) Eze Software Group
14 11 (0.79%) IBM
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £120000 Per Annum Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago