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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 156 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 893 1154 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.01% 2.34% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 5.05% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 751 935 1081
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
19702 22858 20597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.26% 46.43% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16027 18430 16840
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,920 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -21 273 £70,000 +3.70% 49
Docklands, London +1 10 £36,250 -54.68%
Canary Wharf +2 8 £55,000 -31.25%
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Surbiton +1 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 -
Westminster - 1 £85,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1016 (58.19%) Finance
2 602 (34.48%) Java
3 580 (33.22%) Banking
4 534 (30.58%) Front Office
5 477 (27.32%) SQL
6 444 (25.43%) Derivative
7 439 (25.14%) Fixed Income
8 415 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
9 397 (22.74%) Investment Banking
10 388 (22.22%) Equities
11 359 (20.56%) UNIX
12 350 (20.05%) C++
13 349 (19.99%) C#
14 345 (19.76%) Multithreading
15 318 (18.21%) Linux
16 309 (17.70%) Low Latency
17 250 (14.32%) Degree
18 234 (13.40%) .NET
19 203 (11.63%) Back Office
20 198 (11.34%) Windows
21 191 (10.94%) JavaScript
21 191 (10.94%) FIX Protocol
22 186 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
22 186 (10.65%) OO
23 180 (10.31%) Risk Management
24 174 (9.97%) Hedge funds
25 170 (9.74%) SQL Server
26 162 (9.28%) Oracle
27 156 (8.93%) Microsoft
28 155 (8.88%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 49 (2.81%) Node.js
2 19 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 16 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 14 (0.80%) IIS
5 13 (0.74%) Apache
5 13 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.52%) CMS
8 8 (0.46%) GemFire
9 6 (0.34%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.29%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.29%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.29%) nginx
10 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.23%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 63 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 45 (2.58%) MS Office
3 24 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.57%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 3 (0.17%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.057%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 16 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.86%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
4 12 (0.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 12 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 12 (0.69%) RMDS
5 11 (0.63%) Finacle
5 11 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.63%) Temenos T24
5 11 (0.63%) Kondor+
6 10 (0.57%) MetaTrader
6 10 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.46%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.29%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.29%) LongView
8 5 (0.29%) Endur
9 4 (0.23%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.69%) SaaS
2 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.057%) IaaS
5 1 (0.057%) PaaS
5 1 (0.057%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.72%) Multicast
2 28 (1.60%) Firewall
3 24 (1.37%) VPN
4 21 (1.20%) Internet
5 17 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.92%) DNS
7 15 (0.86%) SAN
8 13 (0.74%) VLAN
9 12 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (0.69%) DHCP
10 11 (0.63%) BGP
11 7 (0.40%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.40%) OSPF
11 7 (0.40%) VoIP
12 4 (0.23%) WAN
12 4 (0.23%) Intranet
12 4 (0.23%) Wireless
12 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 60 (3.44%) MySQL
4 35 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 32 (1.83%) KDB
6 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 15 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.69%) LogicBlox
11 11 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 11 (0.63%) SAP HANA
12 10 (0.57%) Big Data
12 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.46%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (2.98%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.18%) NUnit
3 37 (2.12%) JIRA
3 37 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.00%) GCC
5 31 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 29 (1.66%) Git (software)
7 26 (1.49%) GoogleTest
8 25 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.43%) Selenium
8 25 (1.43%) Maven
9 21 (1.20%) Subversion
9 21 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.15%) FitNesse
10 20 (1.15%) JUnit
11 18 (1.03%) WebDriver
12 13 (0.74%) Mocha
12 13 (0.74%) Grunt
13 12 (0.69%) Ranorex
General
1 1016 (58.19%) Finance
2 580 (33.22%) Banking
3 534 (30.58%) Front Office
4 397 (22.74%) Investment Banking
5 203 (11.63%) Back Office
6 95 (5.44%) Retail
7 82 (4.70%) Financial Institution
8 44 (2.52%) Retail Banking
9 35 (2.00%) Games
10 30 (1.72%) Legal
11 21 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.63%) Advertising
14 4 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.23%) Marketing
15 3 (0.17%) German Language
15 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 818 (46.85%) Developer
2 407 (23.31%) Analyst
3 327 (18.73%) Java Developer
4 174 (9.97%) C++ Developer
5 169 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 164 (9.39%) Business Analyst
7 154 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 133 (7.62%) Applications Support
9 97 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 80 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 70 (4.01%) Consultant
12 53 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 50 (2.86%) Project Manager
14 47 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
15 44 (2.52%) Quantitative Developer
15 44 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 41 (2.35%) Programmer
17 35 (2.00%) Architect
17 35 (2.00%) C# .NET Developer
18 33 (1.89%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (13.40%) .NET
2 191 (10.94%) FIX Protocol
3 155 (8.88%) HTML
4 118 (6.76%) HTML5
5 115 (6.59%) WPF
6 107 (6.13%) WCF
7 91 (5.21%) XML
8 85 (4.87%) Spring
9 83 (4.75%) CSS
10 77 (4.41%) Ultra Messaging
11 72 (4.12%) STL
12 59 (3.38%) TIBCO EMS
13 53 (3.04%) Web Services
14 52 (2.98%) Middleware
15 49 (2.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 48 (2.75%) CSS3
17 47 (2.69%) Rendezvous
18 45 (2.58%) J2EE
19 43 (2.46%) AngularJS
20 42 (2.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 444 (25.43%) Derivative
2 439 (25.14%) Fixed Income
3 388 (22.22%) Equities
4 186 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
5 174 (9.97%) Hedge funds
6 138 (7.90%) Computer Science
7 89 (5.10%) Mathematics
8 59 (3.38%) Credit Risk
9 58 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
10 50 (2.86%) Spread Betting
11 39 (2.23%) User Experience
12 36 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 35 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
14 31 (1.78%) Open Source
15 27 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
15 27 (1.55%) PMI
15 27 (1.55%) Market Risk
16 25 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 21 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
18 19 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 359 (20.56%) UNIX
2 318 (18.21%) Linux
3 198 (11.34%) Windows
4 21 (1.20%) Solaris
5 14 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.74%) Fedora
6 13 (0.74%) CentOS
7 12 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.40%) Android
10 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.23%) SUSE
12 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.057%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (19.76%) Multithreading
3 309 (17.70%) Low Latency
4 186 (10.65%) OO
5 180 (10.31%) Risk Management
6 154 (8.82%) TDD
7 147 (8.42%) E-Commerce
8 145 (8.30%) Business Analysis
9 128 (7.33%) Scrum
10 126 (7.22%) Algorithmic Trading
11 115 (6.59%) Project Management
12 110 (6.30%) Electronic Trading
13 104 (5.96%) Analytics
14 90 (5.15%) ITIL
15 88 (5.04%) Software Engineering
16 87 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 69 (3.95%) Asset Management
18 67 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
19 66 (3.78%) BDD
20 64 (3.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 602 (34.48%) Java
2 477 (27.32%) SQL
3 350 (20.05%) C++
4 349 (19.99%) C#
5 191 (10.94%) JavaScript
6 126 (7.22%) Python
7 117 (6.70%) Perl
8 68 (3.89%) VBA
9 56 (3.21%) C
10 48 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.66%) Scala
13 27 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.26%) Ruby
15 19 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 18 (1.03%) R
17 16 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.86%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.86%) F#
19 12 (0.69%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 250 (14.32%) Degree
2 49 (2.81%) ACCA
3 48 (2.75%) CIMA
4 30 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 25 (1.43%) PhD
6 23 (1.32%) ISEB
7 19 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.09%) CCNA
8 11 (0.63%) SAP Certification
9 10 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 8 (0.46%) CCNP
11 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.29%) Brainbench
13 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.23%) CCA
14 3 (0.17%) MCSE
14 3 (0.17%) PMP
14 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (7.79%) QA
2 58 (3.32%) EMIR
3 54 (3.09%) Dodd-Frank
4 37 (2.12%) COBIT
5 19 (1.09%) SLA
6 10 (0.57%) MiFID
7 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.34%) Basel III
9 5 (0.29%) Basel II
10 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.23%) COREP
10 4 (0.23%) FINREP
11 3 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (0.69%) NFS
1 12 (0.69%) Postfix
2 10 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.40%) Firmware
4 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.17%) HDFS
6 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.52%) Ansible
2 9 (0.52%) Puppet
3 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.23%) Nagios
5 3 (0.17%) Salt
5 3 (0.17%) RTView
5 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.11%) SCOM
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) Netcool
6 2 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.11%) Control-M
6 2 (0.11%) Oozie
7 1 (0.057%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 162 (9.28%) Oracle
2 156 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 110 (6.30%) TIBCO
4 44 (2.52%) Murex
5 43 (2.46%) SunGard
6 38 (2.18%) Wall Street Systems
7 36 (2.06%) Sybase
8 34 (1.95%) SAP
9 31 (1.78%) Informatica
9 31 (1.78%) Red Hat
10 29 (1.66%) Bloomberg
11 24 (1.37%) Cisco
12 23 (1.32%) Solace
13 21 (1.20%) Calypso
14 20 (1.15%) ION Trading
15 19 (1.09%) Reuters
16 17 (0.97%) Charles River
17 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.69%) IBM
18 11 (0.63%) Misys
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Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
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