The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 115 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1155 1182 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.39% 2.67% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.46% 6.84% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 960 1437
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17892 17269 20231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.01% 38.98% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14747 14055 17461
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,768 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -24 375 £70,000 - 82
Docklands, London +7 11 £80,000 -5.88%
Canary Wharf -4 11 £80,000 -11.11%
Brentford -3 4 £58,750 +0.42%
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1258 (54.62%) Finance
2 889 (38.60%) Java
3 825 (35.82%) Front Office
4 808 (35.08%) Banking
5 757 (32.87%) Derivative
6 626 (27.18%) SQL
7 579 (25.14%) Equities
8 514 (22.32%) Fixed Income
9 493 (21.41%) Multithreading
10 489 (21.23%) Low Latency
11 483 (20.97%) C#
12 478 (20.76%) Investment Banking
13 432 (18.76%) Degree
14 371 (16.11%) UNIX
15 356 (15.46%) OO
16 332 (14.42%) C++
17 314 (13.63%) .NET
18 310 (13.46%) Linux
19 288 (12.51%) Oracle
20 251 (10.90%) Computer Science
21 247 (10.73%) Electronic Trading
22 243 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
23 241 (10.46%) Back Office
24 229 (9.94%) Risk Management
25 225 (9.77%) Python
26 221 (9.60%) Scrum
27 217 (9.42%) SQL Server
28 213 (9.25%) TDD
29 202 (8.77%) HTML
30 201 (8.73%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 27 (1.17%) IIS
2 23 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 20 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 20 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
4 19 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 19 (0.83%) Node.js
4 19 (0.83%) Sitefinity
4 19 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
4 19 (0.83%) NServiceBus
5 18 (0.78%) CMS
6 17 (0.74%) Apache
6 17 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.39%) Confluence
10 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 96 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.39%) MS Office
4 6 (0.26%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.17%) Stata
7 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.78%) Summit
2 32 (1.39%) RMDS
3 30 (1.30%) Kondor+
4 12 (0.52%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.43%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.43%) Eikon
6 8 (0.35%) Misys Opics
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 6 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.13%) Global One
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.13%) LongView
9 3 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.26%) GitHub
2 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.43%) TCP/IP
2 28 (1.22%) Firewall
3 26 (1.13%) DNS
4 22 (0.96%) Multicast
5 18 (0.78%) SAN
6 17 (0.74%) HTTP
7 15 (0.65%) LAN
8 10 (0.43%) WAN
8 10 (0.43%) SSL
9 8 (0.35%) VPN
10 6 (0.26%) VoIP
11 5 (0.22%) DHCP
12 3 (0.13%) Intranet
12 3 (0.13%) Internet
13 2 (0.087%) LDAP
13 2 (0.087%) SWIFTNet
14 1 (0.043%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.043%) FTP
14 1 (0.043%) SSH
14 1 (0.043%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 76 (3.30%) MySQL
4 67 (2.91%) KDB
5 39 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 38 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 31 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (0.87%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 19 (0.83%) RavenDB
13 18 (0.78%) Big Data
14 16 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 91 (3.95%) Subversion
2 49 (2.13%) JIRA
3 46 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 41 (1.78%) Maven
4 41 (1.78%) JUnit
5 40 (1.74%) Selenium
5 40 (1.74%) NUnit
6 35 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 30 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 21 (0.91%) WebDriver
11 20 (0.87%) Moq
11 20 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.52%) MSTest
14 10 (0.43%) PHPUnit
14 10 (0.43%) Behat
15 9 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 1258 (54.62%) Finance
2 825 (35.82%) Front Office
3 808 (35.08%) Banking
4 478 (20.76%) Investment Banking
5 241 (10.46%) Back Office
6 97 (4.21%) Financial Institution
7 83 (3.60%) Retail
8 48 (2.08%) Marketing
9 34 (1.48%) Legal
10 31 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 26 (1.13%) General Ledger
12 18 (0.78%) Games
13 16 (0.69%) Advertising
14 13 (0.56%) Publishing
15 12 (0.52%) Law
15 12 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.52%) International Banking
16 5 (0.22%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1144 (49.67%) Developer
2 517 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 443 (19.24%) Analyst
4 253 (10.99%) Business Analyst
5 248 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 206 (8.94%) C# Developer
7 142 (6.17%) C++ Developer
8 126 (5.47%) Applications Support
9 117 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 109 (4.73%) Support Analyst
11 108 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 105 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
13 88 (3.82%) .NET Developer
14 82 (3.56%) Programmer
15 67 (2.91%) Team Leader
16 65 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
17 49 (2.13%) Lead Developer
18 48 (2.08%) Excel Developer
19 46 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
20 42 (1.82%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (13.63%) .NET
2 202 (8.77%) HTML
3 160 (6.95%) WPF
4 151 (6.56%) Spring
5 136 (5.91%) WCF
6 122 (5.30%) XML
7 120 (5.21%) J2EE
8 114 (4.95%) CSS
9 109 (4.73%) HTML5
10 104 (4.52%) JMS
11 99 (4.30%) Middleware
12 89 (3.86%) Web Services
13 80 (3.47%) Hibernate
14 76 (3.30%) jQuery
14 76 (3.30%) J2SE
15 70 (3.04%) ASP.NET
16 64 (2.78%) Rendezvous
17 63 (2.74%) REST
18 61 (2.65%) .NET Framework
19 60 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 757 (32.87%) Derivative
2 579 (25.14%) Equities
3 514 (22.32%) Fixed Income
4 251 (10.90%) Computer Science
5 178 (7.73%) Hedge funds
6 165 (7.16%) Mathematics
7 142 (6.17%) Equity Derivative
8 107 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 92 (3.99%) Market Risk
10 86 (3.73%) Credit Derivative
11 70 (3.04%) SWIFT
12 65 (2.82%) Credit Risk
13 63 (2.74%) Grid Computing
14 60 (2.61%) Open Source
15 40 (1.74%) Reference Data
16 36 (1.56%) Physics
17 27 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
18 25 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
18 25 (1.09%) Spread Betting
19 23 (1.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 371 (16.11%) UNIX
2 310 (13.46%) Linux
3 138 (5.99%) Windows
4 64 (2.78%) Solaris
5 24 (1.04%) Android
6 21 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.78%) NetWare
9 7 (0.30%) HPUX
9 7 (0.30%) Fedora
9 7 (0.30%) CentOS
10 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.087%) AIX
12 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.043%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (21.41%) Multithreading
2 489 (21.23%) Low Latency
3 356 (15.46%) OO
4 247 (10.73%) Electronic Trading
5 243 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (9.94%) Risk Management
7 221 (9.60%) Scrum
8 213 (9.25%) TDD
9 201 (8.73%) Algorithmic Trading
10 191 (8.29%) Project Management
11 169 (7.34%) E-Commerce
12 151 (6.56%) Software Engineering
13 138 (5.99%) Business Analysis
14 113 (4.91%) Analytics
15 105 (4.56%) Asset Management
16 104 (4.52%) MVC
17 95 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
18 87 (3.78%) Workflow
19 75 (3.26%) UML
20 73 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 889 (38.60%) Java
2 626 (27.18%) SQL
3 483 (20.97%) C#
4 332 (14.42%) C++
5 225 (9.77%) Python
6 165 (7.16%) JavaScript
7 121 (5.25%) VBA
8 95 (4.13%) Perl
9 74 (3.21%) PHP
10 40 (1.74%) MATLAB
11 39 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 37 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 36 (1.56%) PHP5
14 33 (1.43%) C
15 31 (1.35%) Ruby
16 28 (1.22%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.13%) Scala
18 21 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.91%) R
19 19 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 432 (18.76%) Degree
2 52 (2.26%) PhD
3 27 (1.17%) ISEB
4 22 (0.96%) ACCA
4 22 (0.96%) CIMA
5 14 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.26%) PMP
11 4 (0.17%) CCNA
12 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.087%) CISSP
13 2 (0.087%) CISM
13 2 (0.087%) CAPM
14 1 (0.043%) MBA
14 1 (0.043%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.25%) QA
2 43 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 40 (1.74%) EMIR
4 18 (0.78%) Basel III
5 14 (0.61%) SLA
5 14 (0.61%) COBIT
6 12 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.52%) FATCA
7 11 (0.48%) Basel II
8 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.087%) GAAP
9 2 (0.087%) COREP
10 1 (0.043%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.043%) UCITS
10 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.043%) CRD IV
System Software
1 15 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.17%) KVM
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.043%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.043%) Squid
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.43%) Puppet
2 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.043%) WMI
4 1 (0.043%) SCCM
4 1 (0.043%) SCOM
Vendors
1 288 (12.51%) Oracle
2 147 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 135 (5.86%) TIBCO
4 119 (5.17%) Sybase
5 114 (4.95%) Murex
6 80 (3.47%) 29West
7 65 (2.82%) Calypso
8 60 (2.61%) Bloomberg
9 47 (2.04%) Reuters
10 46 (2.00%) SunGard
11 39 (1.69%) Zend
12 34 (1.48%) Informatica
13 26 (1.13%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.00%) Wall Street Systems
15 21 (0.91%) Sitecore
15 21 (0.91%) Sun
16 19 (0.83%) EPiServer
17 18 (0.78%) Misys
17 18 (0.78%) Algorithmics
18 16 (0.69%) thinkFolio
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