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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 166 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 799 879 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.97% 2.14% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 4.68% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 684 783 805
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
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
19153 18786 20075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.30% 45.77% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15920 15456 15915
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +10 205 £75,000 - 41
Canary Wharf +4 4 £53,750 -40.27%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1076 (57.76%) Finance
2 732 (39.29%) Java
3 650 (34.89%) Front Office
4 593 (31.83%) Banking
5 535 (28.72%) SQL
6 533 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
7 525 (28.18%) Equities
8 488 (26.19%) Derivative
9 443 (23.78%) Multithreading
10 442 (23.73%) Fixed Income
11 422 (22.65%) Unix
12 415 (22.28%) Low Latency
13 359 (19.27%) Degree
14 346 (18.57%) C++
15 335 (17.98%) Investment Banking
16 333 (17.87%) C#
17 301 (16.16%) Linux
18 285 (15.30%) Electronic Trading
19 254 (13.63%) Python
20 245 (13.15%) .NET
21 217 (11.65%) JavaScript
22 215 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
23 210 (11.27%) Software Engineering
24 198 (10.63%) Computer Science
25 196 (10.52%) Risk Management
26 186 (9.98%) TDD
27 181 (9.72%) Oracle
28 175 (9.39%) OO
29 173 (9.29%) Hedge funds
30 166 (8.91%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (1.77%) Apache
2 23 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 22 (1.18%) JBoss
4 21 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.97%) Node.js
6 12 (0.64%) CMS
6 12 (0.64%) Confluence
7 11 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.43%) IIS
10 7 (0.38%) GemFire
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.27%) Mule
11 5 (0.27%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.27%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.21%) Kentico
12 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.09%) MS Office
3 19 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.32%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) MS Project
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (0.64%) Kondor
2 10 (0.54%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.43%) Salerio
4 7 (0.38%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.21%) Eikon
8 3 (0.16%) AWD
8 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.16%) Summit
9 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 1 (0.054%) Aligne
10 1 (0.054%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.054%) RMDS
10 1 (0.054%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.07%) GitHub
2 20 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.21%) Office 365
4 4 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.054%) IaaS
5 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.56%) Multicast
2 25 (1.34%) Internet
3 23 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.02%) LAN
4 19 (1.02%) WAN
5 17 (0.91%) VPN
6 15 (0.81%) DNS
7 13 (0.70%) Firewall
8 12 (0.64%) DHCP
8 12 (0.64%) HTTP
9 11 (0.59%) FTP
10 6 (0.32%) SAN
11 5 (0.27%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.27%) InfiniBand
12 4 (0.21%) DEFINITY
12 4 (0.21%) Intranet
12 4 (0.21%) Network Security
12 4 (0.21%) SSL
13 3 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
14 2 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.64%) KDB
3 66 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 36 (1.93%) MongoDB
6 35 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.29%) MySQL
9 23 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 20 (1.07%) Data Mart
12 15 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.64%) Big Data
15 12 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.64%) Datomic
15 12 (0.64%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 64 (3.44%) JIRA
2 62 (3.33%) Maven
3 59 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 52 (2.79%) Cucumber
5 50 (2.68%) JUnit
6 48 (2.58%) Selenium
7 45 (2.42%) Git (software)
8 41 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 29 (1.56%) Subversion
11 25 (1.34%) Jasmine
11 25 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 23 (1.23%) FitNesse
13 21 (1.13%) Eclipse
14 20 (1.07%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.75%) Ant
16 12 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (0.59%) TestNG
17 11 (0.59%) Visual Studio
18 10 (0.54%) HP UFT
General
1 1076 (57.76%) Finance
2 650 (34.89%) Front Office
3 593 (31.83%) Banking
4 335 (17.98%) Investment Banking
5 140 (7.51%) Back Office
6 128 (6.87%) Financial Institution
7 48 (2.58%) Retail
8 46 (2.47%) Legal
9 31 (1.66%) Games
10 20 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.97%) Law
12 17 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.54%) Advertising
15 9 (0.48%) Marketing
16 8 (0.43%) French Language
17 7 (0.38%) German Language
18 5 (0.27%) International Banking
19 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
20 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 987 (52.98%) Developer
2 450 (24.15%) Java Developer
3 386 (20.72%) Analyst
4 197 (10.57%) C++ Developer
5 176 (9.45%) Business Analyst
6 174 (9.34%) C# Developer
7 126 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 121 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 97 (5.21%) Applications Support
10 83 (4.46%) .NET Developer
11 75 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
12 73 (3.92%) Front Office Developer
13 65 (3.49%) Banking Analyst
13 65 (3.49%) Lead Developer
13 65 (3.49%) Team Leader
14 63 (3.38%) FX Support Analyst
14 63 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
15 56 (3.01%) SQL Developer
16 54 (2.90%) Consultant
17 51 (2.74%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (13.15%) .NET
2 165 (8.86%) FIX Protocol
3 157 (8.43%) HTML
4 116 (6.23%) HTML5
5 105 (5.64%) WPF
6 99 (5.31%) CSS
7 93 (4.99%) Spring
8 83 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 83 (4.46%) J2SE
8 83 (4.46%) WCF
9 81 (4.35%) JMS
9 81 (4.35%) STL
10 72 (3.86%) XML
11 69 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
11 69 (3.70%) Web Services
12 68 (3.65%) Ultra Messaging
13 66 (3.54%) ASP.NET
14 54 (2.90%) .NET Framework
15 49 (2.63%) CSS3
16 48 (2.58%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 525 (28.18%) Equities
2 488 (26.19%) Derivative
3 442 (23.73%) Fixed Income
4 215 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (10.63%) Computer Science
6 173 (9.29%) Hedge funds
7 107 (5.74%) Equity Derivative
8 88 (4.72%) Mathematics
9 76 (4.08%) Fintech
10 63 (3.38%) Algorithms
11 55 (2.95%) Credit Derivative
12 50 (2.68%) Market Risk
13 48 (2.58%) Data Structures
14 43 (2.31%) User Experience
15 40 (2.15%) Physics
16 34 (1.83%) Credit Risk
16 34 (1.83%) Management Information System
17 31 (1.66%) Client/Server
17 31 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
18 25 (1.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 422 (22.65%) Unix
2 301 (16.16%) Linux
3 158 (8.48%) Windows
4 46 (2.47%) Solaris
5 28 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.02%) Android
7 15 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.21%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (23.78%) Multithreading
3 415 (22.28%) Low Latency
4 285 (15.30%) Electronic Trading
5 210 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 196 (10.52%) Risk Management
7 186 (9.98%) TDD
8 175 (9.39%) OO
9 149 (8.00%) SDLC
10 140 (7.51%) Analytics
11 124 (6.66%) E-Commerce
12 123 (6.60%) Algorithmic Trading
13 118 (6.33%) Scrum
14 110 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 106 (5.69%) Concurrent Programming
16 103 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
17 99 (5.31%) Project Management
18 98 (5.26%) Business Analysis
19 88 (4.72%) ITIL
20 76 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 732 (39.29%) Java
2 535 (28.72%) SQL
3 346 (18.57%) C++
4 333 (17.87%) C#
5 254 (13.63%) Python
6 217 (11.65%) JavaScript
7 101 (5.42%) Perl
8 91 (4.88%) Shell Script
9 63 (3.38%) Scala
10 61 (3.27%) C
11 42 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 41 (2.20%) VBA
13 33 (1.77%) R
13 33 (1.77%) Ruby
14 27 (1.45%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.07%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.86%) Korn
19 15 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 359 (19.27%) Degree
2 26 (1.40%) ACCA
2 26 (1.40%) CIMA
3 23 (1.23%) PhD
4 14 (0.75%) Brainbench
5 12 (0.64%) CISSP
5 12 (0.64%) ISEB
6 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.32%) CISA
8 6 (0.32%) MCSE
8 6 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.27%) CISM
10 4 (0.21%) Avaya Certification
10 4 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.21%) HNC
10 4 (0.21%) HND
10 4 (0.21%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.16%) MCSA
11 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.00%) QA
2 61 (3.27%) MiFID
3 35 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 33 (1.77%) EMIR
4 33 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (1.50%) COBIT
6 13 (0.70%) ISO27002
7 7 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.32%) SLA
9 5 (0.27%) Basel III
9 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.21%) COREP
10 4 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.21%) FATCA
10 4 (0.21%) FINREP
10 4 (0.21%) SEPA
11 3 (0.16%) TARGET2
12 2 (0.11%) COSO
12 2 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (1.02%) Docker
1 19 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.38%) KVM
3 7 (0.38%) Xen
4 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.21%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.054%) NFS
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.054%) SRDF
6 1 (0.054%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (2.15%) ITRS Geneos
2 38 (2.04%) Puppet
3 37 (1.99%) Ansible
4 30 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.56%) Control-M
6 21 (1.13%) Apache Shiro
7 10 (0.54%) Salt
8 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.38%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.27%) Kibana
10 5 (0.27%) logstash
10 5 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.16%) SCCM
12 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) SCOM
13 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.054%) Oozie
13 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 181 (9.72%) Oracle
2 139 (7.46%) TIBCO
3 105 (5.64%) Microsoft
4 75 (4.03%) Sybase
5 65 (3.49%) Bloomberg
6 57 (3.06%) Murex
7 36 (1.93%) Reuters
8 28 (1.50%) Wall Street Systems
9 27 (1.45%) SunGard
10 26 (1.40%) Solace
11 23 (1.23%) VMware
12 19 (1.02%) Informatica
13 18 (0.97%) Sun
14 14 (0.75%) Calypso
15 13 (0.70%) Cisco
16 12 (0.64%) ION Trading
17 10 (0.54%) Currenex
17 10 (0.54%) HP
18 9 (0.48%) IBM
18 9 (0.48%) SAP
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per month + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
London Business School
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 100% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + plus package/bonus including free travel
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is approx 75-120k base + bon
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-100,000
Posted: 4 days ago