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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 120 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1146 1210 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.41% 2.73% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.64% 6.88% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 970 1388
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
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
17255 17579 20320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.34% 39.69% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14122 14274 17479
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -28 353 £70,000 +3.70% 89
Docklands, London +5 10 £80,000 +10.34%
Canary Wharf +1 8 £80,000 -7.24%
Brentford -1 5 £62,500 +6.83%
Hounslow - 2 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1207 (54.03%) Finance
2 876 (39.21%) Java
3 830 (37.15%) Front Office
4 793 (35.50%) Banking
5 716 (32.05%) Derivative
6 587 (26.28%) SQL
7 520 (23.28%) Equities
8 509 (22.78%) Multithreading
9 498 (22.29%) Low Latency
10 485 (21.71%) Investment Banking
11 476 (21.31%) Fixed Income
12 460 (20.59%) C#
13 392 (17.55%) Degree
14 378 (16.92%) UNIX
15 371 (16.61%) OO
16 322 (14.41%) .NET
17 305 (13.65%) C++
18 275 (12.31%) Linux
19 274 (12.26%) Oracle
20 245 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
21 242 (10.83%) Electronic Trading
22 224 (10.03%) Risk Management
23 219 (9.80%) TDD
24 215 (9.62%) Back Office
25 211 (9.44%) Computer Science
26 209 (9.36%) SQL Server
27 206 (9.22%) Python
28 202 (9.04%) HTML
29 199 (8.91%) Scrum
30 190 (8.50%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (1.57%) IIS
2 24 (1.07%) TIBCO EMS
2 24 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
3 23 (1.03%) Node.js
4 22 (0.98%) Sitefinity
4 22 (0.98%) Orchard CMS
4 22 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 22 (0.98%) Umbraco
5 21 (0.94%) Apache
6 20 (0.90%) CMS
6 20 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (0.72%) MQSeries
8 15 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.49%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.49%) Confluence
13 10 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.45%) Magnolia
Applications
1 102 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.49%) MS Office
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.13%) Stata
8 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 42 (1.88%) Summit
2 35 (1.57%) Kondor+
3 32 (1.43%) RMDS
4 13 (0.58%) Front Arena
5 11 (0.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.45%) 3000 Xtra
6 10 (0.45%) Eikon
6 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.36%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.22%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.18%) LongView
10 3 (0.13%) Endur
10 3 (0.13%) Findur
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.13%) Finacle
10 3 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.36%) GitHub
2 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.57%) Firewall
3 27 (1.21%) Multicast
4 22 (0.98%) DNS
5 15 (0.67%) HTTP
5 15 (0.67%) SAN
6 12 (0.54%) LAN
7 10 (0.45%) WAN
7 10 (0.45%) SSL
8 8 (0.36%) VPN
9 6 (0.27%) VoIP
9 6 (0.27%) LDAP
10 3 (0.13%) DHCP
10 3 (0.13%) Intranet
11 2 (0.090%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.090%) SSH
12 1 (0.045%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.045%) NFC
12 1 (0.045%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.045%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.89%) Relational Database
3 70 (3.13%) MySQL
4 66 (2.95%) KDB
5 38 (1.70%) MongoDB
6 36 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 29 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 25 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.98%) RavenDB
9 22 (0.98%) Neo4j
10 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.90%) Big Data
12 19 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (0.67%) HBase
15 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 92 (4.12%) Subversion
2 51 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.92%) JIRA
3 43 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 42 (1.88%) Selenium
5 35 (1.57%) JUnit
6 34 (1.52%) Maven
7 33 (1.48%) NUnit
8 31 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.25%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.81%) Jenkins
12 18 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.72%) Moq
14 12 (0.54%) MSTest
15 10 (0.45%) PHPUnit
15 10 (0.45%) Behat
15 10 (0.45%) Apache Ivy
16 7 (0.31%) ReSharper
General
1 1207 (54.03%) Finance
2 830 (37.15%) Front Office
3 793 (35.50%) Banking
4 485 (21.71%) Investment Banking
5 215 (9.62%) Back Office
6 115 (5.15%) Financial Institution
7 85 (3.80%) Retail
8 44 (1.97%) Marketing
9 33 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.48%) Legal
10 19 (0.85%) Games
11 18 (0.81%) Advertising
12 13 (0.58%) Law
12 13 (0.58%) International Banking
13 11 (0.49%) Publishing
14 9 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.40%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.27%) French Language
15 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1144 (51.21%) Developer
2 519 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 408 (18.26%) Analyst
4 239 (10.70%) Senior Developer
5 216 (9.67%) Business Analyst
6 205 (9.18%) C# Developer
7 133 (5.95%) C++ Developer
8 118 (5.28%) Support Analyst
9 114 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 112 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 105 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 101 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 94 (4.21%) .NET Developer
14 81 (3.63%) Programmer
15 70 (3.13%) Team Leader
16 65 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
17 52 (2.33%) Excel Developer
18 45 (2.01%) Lead Developer
19 42 (1.88%) Python Developer
20 40 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (14.41%) .NET
2 202 (9.04%) HTML
3 157 (7.03%) Spring
3 157 (7.03%) WPF
4 139 (6.22%) WCF
5 119 (5.33%) HTML5
6 113 (5.06%) CSS
7 105 (4.70%) J2EE
8 101 (4.52%) JMS
9 99 (4.43%) XML
10 94 (4.21%) Middleware
11 91 (4.07%) Web Services
12 84 (3.76%) Hibernate
13 78 (3.49%) J2SE
14 76 (3.40%) ASP.NET
14 76 (3.40%) jQuery
15 74 (3.31%) REST
16 68 (3.04%) .NET Framework
17 66 (2.95%) Rendezvous
18 63 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 716 (32.05%) Derivative
2 520 (23.28%) Equities
3 476 (21.31%) Fixed Income
4 211 (9.44%) Computer Science
5 158 (7.07%) Mathematics
6 149 (6.67%) Hedge funds
7 111 (4.97%) Equity Derivative
8 78 (3.49%) Market Risk
8 78 (3.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 77 (3.45%) Open Source
10 58 (2.60%) Credit Risk
11 52 (2.33%) SWIFT
12 50 (2.24%) Credit Derivative
13 48 (2.15%) Grid Computing
14 36 (1.61%) Physics
15 34 (1.52%) Reference Data
16 31 (1.39%) Spread Betting
17 26 (1.16%) Contract for Difference
18 24 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
19 22 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 378 (16.92%) UNIX
2 275 (12.31%) Linux
3 135 (6.04%) Windows
4 64 (2.86%) Solaris
5 25 (1.12%) Android
6 20 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.85%) NetWare
8 7 (0.31%) HPUX
9 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.13%) CentOS
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.13%) Fedora
12 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.090%) AIX
13 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.045%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.045%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (22.78%) Multithreading
2 498 (22.29%) Low Latency
3 371 (16.61%) OO
4 245 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
5 242 (10.83%) Electronic Trading
6 224 (10.03%) Risk Management
7 219 (9.80%) TDD
8 199 (8.91%) Scrum
9 190 (8.50%) Algorithmic Trading
10 176 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 169 (7.56%) Project Management
12 164 (7.34%) Software Engineering
13 118 (5.28%) Business Analysis
14 107 (4.79%) Analytics
15 106 (4.74%) MVC
16 95 (4.25%) Asset Management
17 78 (3.49%) Workflow
17 78 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 74 (3.31%) OOD
19 73 (3.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 876 (39.21%) Java
2 587 (26.28%) SQL
3 460 (20.59%) C#
4 305 (13.65%) C++
5 206 (9.22%) Python
6 181 (8.10%) JavaScript
7 106 (4.74%) VBA
8 94 (4.21%) Perl
9 64 (2.86%) PHP
10 37 (1.66%) Ruby
11 36 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 30 (1.34%) C
12 30 (1.34%) PHP5
12 30 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 29 (1.30%) Scala
14 27 (1.21%) T-SQL
15 25 (1.12%) MATLAB
16 24 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 18 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 392 (17.55%) Degree
2 42 (1.88%) PhD
3 31 (1.39%) ISEB
4 21 (0.94%) ACCA
4 21 (0.94%) CIMA
5 16 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.31%) CCNA
11 6 (0.27%) PMP
12 2 (0.090%) MBA
12 2 (0.090%) CISSP
12 2 (0.090%) CAPM
12 2 (0.090%) CISM
13 1 (0.045%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.045%) CCA
13 1 (0.045%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.31%) QA
2 43 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 41 (1.84%) EMIR
4 18 (0.81%) Basel III
5 15 (0.67%) Basel II
6 13 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 13 (0.58%) FATCA
7 12 (0.54%) COBIT
8 9 (0.40%) SLA
9 3 (0.13%) GAAP
9 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.090%) COREP
11 1 (0.045%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.045%) UCITS
11 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.045%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.18%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.090%) KVM
5 1 (0.045%) Squid
5 1 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 2 (0.090%) Ansible
5 1 (0.045%) WMI
5 1 (0.045%) SCOM
5 1 (0.045%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 274 (12.26%) Oracle
2 175 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 135 (6.04%) TIBCO
4 119 (5.33%) Murex
5 110 (4.92%) Sybase
6 88 (3.94%) 29West
7 59 (2.64%) Calypso
8 55 (2.46%) Bloomberg
9 48 (2.15%) SunGard
10 43 (1.92%) Reuters
11 33 (1.48%) Informatica
11 33 (1.48%) Zend
12 24 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 22 (0.98%) EPiServer
14 20 (0.90%) Wall Street Systems
15 18 (0.81%) DevExpress
15 18 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 18 (0.81%) Algorithmics
15 18 (0.81%) Sun
16 17 (0.76%) DataSynapse
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70 - £110 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago