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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 201 142 167
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +25
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 598 1001 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 2.31% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 4.77% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 462 839 778
Median salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
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
16306 20983 20481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.22% 48.32% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13616 17110 17004
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -29 130 £82,500 +17.85% 16
Canary Wharf +11 14 £115,000 +15.00%
Surbiton - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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).

1 753 (60.77%) Finance
2 500 (40.36%) Java
3 432 (34.87%) Banking
4 415 (33.49%) Front Office
5 393 (31.72%) SQL
6 392 (31.64%) Derivative
7 378 (30.51%) Fixed Income
8 360 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
9 340 (27.44%) Equities
10 313 (25.26%) Multithreading
11 290 (23.41%) Degree
12 287 (23.16%) Low Latency
13 237 (19.13%) Unix
14 231 (18.64%) Linux
15 200 (16.14%) Investment Banking
16 193 (15.58%) Electronic Trading
17 192 (15.50%) C++
18 189 (15.25%) Python
19 184 (14.85%) C#
20 174 (14.04%) TIBCO
21 159 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
22 144 (11.62%) OO
23 137 (11.06%) Software Engineering
24 127 (10.25%) FIX Protocol
25 125 (10.09%) Oracle
26 124 (10.01%) JMS
27 121 (9.77%) Concurrent Programming
28 110 (8.88%) Business Analysis
29 103 (8.31%) Hedge funds
30 98 (7.91%) Sybase

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 28 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 22 (1.78%) JBoss
3 20 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 19 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.29%) Jetty
6 16 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (0.81%) Mule
7 10 (0.81%) Mule ESB
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.40%) IIS
10 4 (0.32%) Apache
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.45%) MS Office
3 8 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.56%) MS Project
5 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.32%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.16%) InVision
9 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.081%) NUKE
9 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Temenos T24
2 9 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.65%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 7 (0.56%) Summit
5 5 (0.40%) EQXanite
6 4 (0.32%) Eze OMS
7 3 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.24%) RMDS
8 2 (0.16%) Endur
9 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.081%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.081%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.081%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.081%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.081%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.081%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.73%) SaaS
4 6 (0.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.16%) Force.com
5 2 (0.16%) iTunes
6 1 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.081%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.081%) Heroku
6 1 (0.081%) Office 365
6 1 (0.081%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.23%) Multicast
2 15 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.81%) Firewall
4 7 (0.56%) HTTP
4 7 (0.56%) LAN
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 3 (0.24%) NAS
6 3 (0.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.24%) SSL
6 3 (0.24%) WAN
7 2 (0.16%) BGP
7 2 (0.16%) DHCP
7 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.16%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.081%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.081%) Internet
8 1 (0.081%) Intranet
8 1 (0.081%) MPLS
8 1 (0.081%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.68%) Relational Database
3 57 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 48 (3.87%) Big Data
5 47 (3.79%) KDB
6 45 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 35 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 30 (2.42%) MySQL
9 27 (2.18%) Sybase ASE
10 26 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 25 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 25 (2.02%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.81%) Data Mart
15 9 (0.73%) MS Access
15 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.65%) Kdb+
16 8 (0.65%) QlikView
17 7 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (3.63%) JIRA
2 42 (3.39%) Maven
3 30 (2.42%) Cucumber
4 26 (2.10%) Subversion
5 25 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.02%) JUnit
6 24 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.78%) Selenium
9 16 (1.29%) NUnit
10 14 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.05%) Ant
12 11 (0.89%) Gradle
13 10 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.73%) JMeter
14 9 (0.73%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.73%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.65%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.56%) IntelliJ
16 7 (0.56%) NetBeans
General
1 753 (60.77%) Finance
2 432 (34.87%) Banking
3 415 (33.49%) Front Office
4 200 (16.14%) Investment Banking
5 66 (5.33%) Back Office
6 46 (3.71%) Retail
7 37 (2.99%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.69%) Private Banking
8 21 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (1.05%) Advertising
10 13 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.97%) Games
12 8 (0.65%) French Language
13 7 (0.56%) Marketing
14 5 (0.40%) Danish Language
15 4 (0.32%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Legal
17 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 646 (52.14%) Developer
2 362 (29.22%) Java Developer
3 292 (23.57%) Analyst
4 165 (13.32%) Business Analyst
5 117 (9.44%) Senior Developer
6 100 (8.07%) C++ Developer
7 82 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 74 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 67 (5.41%) Support Analyst
10 63 (5.08%) Quantitative Developer
11 53 (4.28%) Applications Support
12 49 (3.95%) Consultant
13 44 (3.55%) Core Java Developer
14 43 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 42 (3.39%) Programmer
16 39 (3.15%) FX Business Analyst
17 38 (3.07%) Low Latency Java Developer
18 37 (2.99%) Banking Analyst
18 37 (2.99%) Financial Analyst
19 35 (2.82%) Murex Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (10.25%) FIX Protocol
2 124 (10.01%) JMS
3 97 (7.83%) Ultra Messaging
4 91 (7.34%) TIBCO EMS
5 90 (7.26%) J2SE
6 87 (7.02%) .NET
7 79 (6.38%) HTML
8 59 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 58 (4.68%) Rendezvous
10 55 (4.44%) Swing
11 45 (3.63%) HTML5
12 43 (3.47%) React
13 36 (2.91%) Java SE
14 35 (2.82%) XML
15 32 (2.58%) WPF
16 31 (2.50%) Spring
17 27 (2.18%) CSS
17 27 (2.18%) Node.js
17 27 (2.18%) REST
17 27 (2.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 392 (31.64%) Derivative
2 378 (30.51%) Fixed Income
3 340 (27.44%) Equities
4 159 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (8.31%) Hedge funds
6 94 (7.59%) Algorithms
7 88 (7.10%) OTC Derivatives
8 81 (6.54%) Computer Science
9 69 (5.57%) Mathematics
10 66 (5.33%) Fintech
11 60 (4.84%) Data Structures
12 49 (3.95%) Credit Derivative
12 49 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
13 44 (3.55%) User Experience
14 41 (3.31%) Economics
14 41 (3.31%) Market Risk
15 31 (2.50%) Statistics
16 27 (2.18%) Physics
17 23 (1.86%) Credit Risk
17 23 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 237 (19.13%) Unix
2 231 (18.64%) Linux
3 98 (7.91%) Windows
4 46 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.31%) Android
6 18 (1.45%) Solaris
7 6 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.081%) CentOS
11 1 (0.081%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (25.26%) Multithreading
3 287 (23.16%) Low Latency
4 193 (15.58%) Electronic Trading
5 144 (11.62%) OO
6 137 (11.06%) Software Engineering
7 121 (9.77%) Concurrent Programming
8 110 (8.88%) Business Analysis
9 97 (7.83%) Risk Management
10 95 (7.67%) Algorithmic Trading
11 86 (6.94%) Scrum
12 75 (6.05%) SDLC
13 70 (5.65%) Asset Management
13 70 (5.65%) TDD
14 64 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
15 61 (4.92%) E-Commerce
16 57 (4.60%) Project Management
16 57 (4.60%) Workflow
17 56 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
18 55 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 500 (40.36%) Java
2 393 (31.72%) SQL
3 192 (15.50%) C++
4 189 (15.25%) Python
5 184 (14.85%) C#
6 80 (6.46%) JavaScript
7 68 (5.49%) Perl
8 65 (5.25%) Scala
9 47 (3.79%) VBA
10 45 (3.63%) Bash Shell
11 40 (3.23%) C
12 39 (3.15%) Shell Script
13 25 (2.02%) PL/SQL
13 25 (2.02%) VB
14 23 (1.86%) Haskell
15 20 (1.61%) Ruby
16 19 (1.53%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.29%) Go
17 16 (1.29%) Groovy
18 13 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 290 (23.41%) Degree
2 22 (1.78%) PhD
3 9 (0.73%) Postgraduate
4 6 (0.48%) ISEB
5 5 (0.40%) CISA
5 5 (0.40%) CISSP
6 4 (0.32%) CISM
7 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.24%) QiCA
8 2 (0.16%) CRISC
8 2 (0.16%) MBA
8 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.081%) CCIE
9 1 (0.081%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.081%) MCSE
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.081%) PMP
9 1 (0.081%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.94%) QA
2 48 (3.87%) MiFID
3 22 (1.78%) EMIR
4 20 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (1.29%) SLA
6 8 (0.65%) FATCA
7 4 (0.32%) SDET
8 3 (0.24%) BS25999
8 3 (0.24%) COBIT
8 3 (0.24%) COSO
8 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
9 2 (0.16%) GAAP
10 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.081%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.081%) SEPA
10 1 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 10 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.48%) Snort
2 6 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.32%) HDFS
3 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.24%) Docker
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.16%) GridGain
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.081%) KVM
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.081%) NFS
6 1 (0.081%) SRDF
6 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.13%) Puppet
2 10 (0.81%) Ansible
3 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.48%) Control-M
5 6 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.48%) Salt
6 4 (0.32%) Kibana
6 4 (0.32%) logstash
6 4 (0.32%) Oozie
7 3 (0.24%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
8 2 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.081%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.081%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.081%) OpenView
Vendors
1 174 (14.04%) TIBCO
2 125 (10.09%) Oracle
3 98 (7.91%) Sybase
4 66 (5.33%) Murex
5 39 (3.15%) Bloomberg
6 38 (3.07%) Microsoft
7 31 (2.50%) ION Trading
8 30 (2.42%) Calypso
9 29 (2.34%) Charles River
10 27 (2.18%) FXall
11 26 (2.10%) Reuters
12 21 (1.69%) Solace
13 19 (1.53%) IBM
14 16 (1.29%) Caplin
14 16 (1.29%) Temenos
15 14 (1.13%) Cisco
15 14 (1.13%) Currenex
16 11 (0.89%) MuleSoft
17 10 (0.81%) jBASE
18 8 (0.65%) Red Hat
London
Montash
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, gym membership, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
East London
FactSet
Salary: Excellent market rate salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Double - Uncapped
Posted: 2 days ago