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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 202 158 133
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -25
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 639 925 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.62% 2.07% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% 4.45% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 519 779 1001
Median salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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
18200 20784 23478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.16% 46.51% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15415 16944 19200
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 £87,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -24 136 £65,000 - 40
Mayfair +1 6 £110,000 +175.00%
Canary Wharf -2 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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).

1 874 (60.23%) Finance
2 527 (36.32%) Java
3 467 (32.18%) Derivative
4 464 (31.98%) Front Office
5 444 (30.60%) SQL
6 418 (28.81%) Banking
7 400 (27.57%) Equities
8 387 (26.67%) Fixed Income
9 354 (24.40%) Multithreading
10 347 (23.91%) Unix
11 340 (23.43%) Degree
12 334 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
13 280 (19.30%) Linux
14 269 (18.54%) Low Latency
15 252 (17.37%) C++
16 245 (16.88%) C#
17 223 (15.37%) Investment Banking
18 210 (14.47%) Python
19 178 (12.27%) .NET
20 173 (11.92%) Software Engineering
21 171 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
22 170 (11.72%) Hedge funds
23 162 (11.16%) Electronic Trading
24 158 (10.89%) Oracle
25 155 (10.68%) OO
26 144 (9.92%) FIX Protocol
27 135 (9.30%) Risk Management
28 131 (9.03%) SQL Server
29 129 (8.89%) Windows
29 129 (8.89%) Computer Science

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 19 (1.31%) IIS
1 19 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.24%) Confluence
3 14 (0.96%) Apache
3 14 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 12 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.62%) JBoss
6 8 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.41%) CMS
8 6 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.21%) Jetty
11 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.34%) MS Office
3 21 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.41%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.34%) Maya
6 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) InDesign
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (1.65%) MetaTrader
2 12 (0.83%) Summit
2 12 (0.83%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.76%) Misys Midas
4 9 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.48%) Front Arena
6 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.34%) Kondor
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.28%) Eikon
8 4 (0.28%) Finacle
8 4 (0.28%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.28%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI-GL
8 4 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.45%) GitHub
3 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.55%) Office 365
6 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.069%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.069%) Force.com
8 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.069%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.069%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.10%) Multicast
2 18 (1.24%) DNS
3 15 (1.03%) DHCP
3 15 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.55%) Internet
4 8 (0.55%) Intranet
4 8 (0.55%) LAN
4 8 (0.55%) WAN
5 7 (0.48%) Firewall
5 7 (0.48%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.41%) NAS
6 6 (0.41%) SAN
7 5 (0.34%) LDAP
7 5 (0.34%) Network Security
7 5 (0.34%) VLAN
8 4 (0.28%) DEFINITY
9 3 (0.21%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.21%) SSL
9 3 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.55%) KDB
3 54 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.79%) MySQL
6 26 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.48%) Big Data
12 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.48%) Power BI
12 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.48%) Tick Data
13 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (2.89%) JIRA
2 37 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.34%) TeamCity
4 32 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 30 (2.07%) Subversion
6 29 (2.00%) JUnit
7 26 (1.79%) Selenium
8 23 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.52%) Maven
10 21 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (1.31%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.24%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (0.96%) Jasmine
14 14 (0.96%) Mockito
14 14 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.90%) NUnit
16 11 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 10 (0.69%) MSBuild
18 9 (0.62%) Android Studio
General
1 874 (60.23%) Finance
2 464 (31.98%) Front Office
3 418 (28.81%) Banking
4 223 (15.37%) Investment Banking
5 104 (7.17%) Back Office
6 79 (5.44%) Financial Institution
7 33 (2.27%) Legal
8 29 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
9 28 (1.93%) Retail
10 16 (1.10%) Advertising
11 15 (1.03%) Law
12 12 (0.83%) Marketing
12 12 (0.83%) Private Banking
13 10 (0.69%) Games
13 10 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 740 (51.00%) Developer
2 320 (22.05%) Java Developer
3 301 (20.74%) Analyst
4 159 (10.96%) Business Analyst
5 127 (8.75%) C++ Developer
6 124 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 115 (7.93%) Support Analyst
8 108 (7.44%) Senior Developer
9 89 (6.13%) Applications Support
10 79 (5.44%) .NET Developer
11 75 (5.17%) Consultant
12 63 (4.34%) Programmer
13 62 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 60 (4.14%) Quantitative Developer
15 55 (3.79%) Front Office Developer
16 54 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
17 52 (3.58%) Lead Developer
18 47 (3.24%) Project Manager
19 46 (3.17%) SQL Developer
20 45 (3.10%) FX Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (12.27%) .NET
2 144 (9.92%) FIX Protocol
3 90 (6.20%) WPF
4 89 (6.13%) JMS
5 81 (5.58%) HTML
6 77 (5.31%) J2SE
7 76 (5.24%) XML
8 67 (4.62%) WCF
9 55 (3.79%) Ultra Messaging
9 55 (3.79%) Web Services
10 52 (3.58%) ASP.NET
11 49 (3.38%) TIBCO EMS
12 44 (3.03%) HTML5
13 42 (2.89%) AngularJS
14 41 (2.83%) STL
15 40 (2.76%) .NET Framework
15 40 (2.76%) CSS
16 39 (2.69%) jQuery
17 38 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (2.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 467 (32.18%) Derivative
2 400 (27.57%) Equities
3 387 (26.67%) Fixed Income
4 171 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
5 170 (11.72%) Hedge funds
6 129 (8.89%) Computer Science
7 78 (5.38%) Fintech
8 64 (4.41%) Mathematics
9 63 (4.34%) OTC Derivatives
10 61 (4.20%) Market Risk
11 52 (3.58%) Data Structures
12 49 (3.38%) Algorithms
13 48 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
14 43 (2.96%) Credit Risk
15 34 (2.34%) SWIFT
16 33 (2.27%) User Experience
17 29 (2.00%) Economics
18 24 (1.65%) Credit Derivative
18 24 (1.65%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 347 (23.91%) Unix
2 280 (19.30%) Linux
3 129 (8.89%) Windows
4 27 (1.86%) Android
5 22 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.31%) Solaris
8 14 (0.96%) CentOS
8 14 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.21%) AIX
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (24.40%) Multithreading
2 334 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (18.54%) Low Latency
4 173 (11.92%) Software Engineering
5 162 (11.16%) Electronic Trading
6 155 (10.68%) OO
7 135 (9.30%) Risk Management
8 128 (8.82%) TDD
9 110 (7.58%) Analytics
10 103 (7.10%) Concurrent Programming
11 91 (6.27%) Scrum
12 88 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
13 76 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 75 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 71 (4.89%) Project Management
16 69 (4.76%) SDLC
17 65 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (4.27%) Business Analysis
19 61 (4.20%) Unit Testing
20 58 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 527 (36.32%) Java
2 444 (30.60%) SQL
3 252 (17.37%) C++
4 245 (16.88%) C#
5 210 (14.47%) Python
6 118 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 81 (5.58%) VBA
8 66 (4.55%) Perl
9 59 (4.07%) C
10 43 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 40 (2.76%) Scala
12 39 (2.69%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.48%) Bash Shell
14 30 (2.07%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.72%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 19 (1.31%) Ruby
18 17 (1.17%) R
19 14 (0.96%) PL/SQL
20 13 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 340 (23.43%) Degree
2 13 (0.90%) Brainbench
2 13 (0.90%) PhD
3 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.62%) ISEB
5 7 (0.48%) CISSP
6 5 (0.34%) ACCA
6 5 (0.34%) CIMA
6 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.28%) Avaya Certification
7 4 (0.28%) CISA
7 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.28%) HNC
7 4 (0.28%) HND
7 4 (0.28%) MCSE
8 3 (0.21%) CISM
8 3 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.21%) ISSAP
8 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.03%) QA
2 56 (3.86%) MiFID
3 33 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 25 (1.72%) EMIR
5 13 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.83%) SLA
7 9 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.62%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.41%) Basel III
8 6 (0.41%) SSAE 16
9 5 (0.34%) COBIT
9 5 (0.34%) FATCA
9 5 (0.34%) SEPA
10 3 (0.21%) SDET
11 2 (0.14%) COREP
11 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.14%) FINREP
11 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.069%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.90%) Docker
3 11 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.76%) vSphere
4 7 (0.48%) NFS
4 7 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.34%) Snort
5 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.34%) XenApp
6 4 (0.28%) KVM
6 4 (0.28%) Xen
7 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.14%) vCloud
8 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 42 (2.89%) Puppet
2 38 (2.62%) Control-M
3 36 (2.48%) Ansible
4 25 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.69%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.41%) Apache Shiro
9 5 (0.34%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.28%) Nagios
11 3 (0.21%) HP NNM
11 3 (0.21%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.21%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.21%) OPNET
11 3 (0.21%) Salt
11 3 (0.21%) SCOM
12 2 (0.14%) Kibana
12 2 (0.14%) logstash
12 2 (0.14%) vMotion
13 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 158 (10.89%) Oracle
2 108 (7.44%) TIBCO
3 100 (6.89%) Murex
4 95 (6.55%) Microsoft
5 60 (4.14%) Bloomberg
6 55 (3.79%) Calypso
7 37 (2.55%) Sybase
8 32 (2.21%) VMware
9 27 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.72%) Reuters
11 20 (1.38%) HP
12 18 (1.24%) Cisco
12 18 (1.24%) Currenex
13 17 (1.17%) Charles River
13 17 (1.17%) SAP
14 13 (0.90%) ION Trading
14 13 (0.90%) SunGard
15 12 (0.83%) Citrix
15 12 (0.83%) IBM
15 12 (0.83%) Misys
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £130000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday