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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 144 132 134
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 852 926 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.05% 2.19% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.70% 4.83% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 763 755 838
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
18146 19166 19936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.73% 45.36% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14994 15208 16512
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -21 257 £75,000 +15.38% 78
Docklands, London +1 5 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Canary Wharf +8 1 £90,000 -
Mayfair 0 1 £40,000 -
Ealing - 1 £62,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1070 (58.57%) Finance
2 664 (36.34%) Banking
3 657 (35.96%) Java
4 636 (34.81%) Front Office
5 492 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
6 472 (25.83%) SQL
7 457 (25.01%) Derivative
8 452 (24.74%) Investment Banking
9 405 (22.17%) Fixed Income
10 403 (22.06%) Multithreading
11 401 (21.95%) UNIX
12 383 (20.96%) Low Latency
13 368 (20.14%) C++
14 350 (19.16%) Equities
15 321 (17.57%) C#
16 297 (16.26%) Linux
17 290 (15.87%) OO
18 227 (12.42%) FIX Protocol
19 226 (12.37%) .NET
20 218 (11.93%) Degree
21 211 (11.55%) JavaScript
22 201 (11.00%) Microsoft
22 201 (11.00%) TDD
23 189 (10.34%) HTML
24 187 (10.24%) Oracle
25 182 (9.96%) Windows
26 173 (9.47%) SQL Server
27 157 (8.59%) Back Office
27 157 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
28 149 (8.16%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (3.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 41 (2.24%) Node.js
3 32 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.53%) Apache
5 19 (1.04%) CMS
6 16 (0.88%) IIS
7 15 (0.82%) Umbraco
7 15 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (0.82%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
9 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.55%) JBoss
10 10 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.55%) Sitefinity
10 10 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
10 10 (0.55%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.49%) nginx
12 8 (0.44%) Drupal
13 7 (0.38%) GemFire
Applications
1 72 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.13%) MS Office
3 18 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.055%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.31%) SAP FI
2 23 (1.26%) Kondor+
3 22 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (1.20%) SAP CO
4 21 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
5 20 (1.09%) Temenos T24
5 20 (1.09%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 20 (1.09%) Finacle
6 19 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.77%) RMDS
8 12 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.55%) Findur
9 10 (0.55%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.49%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.33%) LatentZero
11 6 (0.33%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.27%) 3000 Xtra
12 5 (0.27%) Front Arena
12 5 (0.27%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.66%) SaaS
1 12 (0.66%) GitHub
2 9 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.055%) IaaS
4 1 (0.055%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.13%) Firewall
2 19 (1.04%) Internet
3 16 (0.88%) Multicast
4 14 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.55%) HTTP
6 8 (0.44%) VPN
7 7 (0.38%) SAN
7 7 (0.38%) LDAP
8 6 (0.33%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.16%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.16%) BGP
10 3 (0.16%) OSPF
10 3 (0.16%) PBX
10 3 (0.16%) VoIP
11 2 (0.11%) DNS
11 2 (0.11%) NFC
12 1 (0.055%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (0.055%) NAS
12 1 (0.055%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.64%) Relational Database
3 67 (3.67%) MySQL
4 35 (1.92%) KDB
5 29 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 24 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 16 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (0.82%) HBase
10 14 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.66%) Big Data
12 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.55%) CouchDB
13 10 (0.55%) RavenDB
13 10 (0.55%) Neo4j
13 10 (0.55%) SAP HANA
14 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 73 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 50 (2.74%) GCC
3 48 (2.63%) Subversion
4 30 (1.64%) GoogleTest
5 29 (1.59%) Maven
6 28 (1.53%) Selenium
7 27 (1.48%) TeamCity
7 27 (1.48%) Git (software)
7 27 (1.48%) SpecFlow
8 26 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 26 (1.42%) FitNesse
8 26 (1.42%) NUnit
9 22 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 20 (1.09%) CppUnit
12 19 (1.04%) Jenkins
12 19 (1.04%) JIRA
13 17 (0.93%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.71%) JUnit
15 12 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1070 (58.57%) Finance
2 664 (36.34%) Banking
3 636 (34.81%) Front Office
4 452 (24.74%) Investment Banking
5 157 (8.59%) Back Office
6 96 (5.25%) Financial Institution
7 88 (4.82%) Retail
8 42 (2.30%) Games
9 32 (1.75%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.99%) Legal
12 15 (0.82%) Advertising
13 13 (0.71%) Marketing
14 12 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.49%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.22%) Law
18 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
19 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
19 2 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 926 (50.68%) Developer
2 394 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 379 (20.74%) Analyst
4 217 (11.88%) C++ Developer
5 181 (9.91%) Support Analyst
6 153 (8.37%) C# Developer
7 131 (7.17%) Business Analyst
8 119 (6.51%) Applications Support
9 104 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 91 (4.98%) Applications Support Analyst
11 83 (4.54%) Project Manager
12 67 (3.67%) Consultant
13 52 (2.85%) Team Leader
14 51 (2.79%) .NET Developer
15 49 (2.68%) Programmer
16 47 (2.57%) FX Support Analyst
17 46 (2.52%) Architect
18 43 (2.35%) Quantitative Developer
19 42 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
20 40 (2.19%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (12.42%) FIX Protocol
2 226 (12.37%) .NET
3 189 (10.34%) HTML
4 141 (7.72%) HTML5
5 116 (6.35%) WPF
6 114 (6.24%) Spring
7 110 (6.02%) WCF
8 100 (5.47%) XML
9 90 (4.93%) CSS
9 90 (4.93%) STL
10 68 (3.72%) Rendezvous
10 68 (3.72%) Hibernate
11 61 (3.34%) Middleware
11 61 (3.34%) J2EE
11 61 (3.34%) Web Services
12 60 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 54 (2.96%) .NET Framework
14 53 (2.90%) JMS
14 53 (2.90%) REST
15 51 (2.79%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 457 (25.01%) Derivative
2 405 (22.17%) Fixed Income
3 350 (19.16%) Equities
4 157 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 127 (6.95%) Hedge funds
6 116 (6.35%) Computer Science
7 77 (4.21%) Mathematics
8 54 (2.96%) Equity Derivative
9 53 (2.90%) Credit Risk
9 53 (2.90%) Open Source
10 47 (2.57%) Algorithms
10 47 (2.57%) Spread Betting
11 33 (1.81%) User Experience
12 31 (1.70%) Contract for Difference
13 30 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
13 30 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 28 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
15 27 (1.48%) Physics
16 21 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 20 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 401 (21.95%) UNIX
2 297 (16.26%) Linux
3 182 (9.96%) Windows
4 34 (1.86%) Solaris
5 12 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.22%) NetWare
10 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.11%) Android
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.055%) CentOS
12 1 (0.055%) SUSE
12 1 (0.055%) Fedora
12 1 (0.055%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (22.06%) Multithreading
3 383 (20.96%) Low Latency
4 290 (15.87%) OO
5 201 (11.00%) TDD
6 149 (8.16%) Scrum
6 149 (8.16%) Algorithmic Trading
7 139 (7.61%) Risk Management
8 137 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 137 (7.50%) Electronic Trading
9 135 (7.39%) Software Engineering
10 122 (6.68%) Business Analysis
11 117 (6.40%) Project Management
12 95 (5.20%) Analytics
13 70 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 68 (3.72%) ITIL
15 67 (3.67%) OOD
16 66 (3.61%) Pair Programming
17 64 (3.50%) Workflow
17 64 (3.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 657 (35.96%) Java
2 472 (25.83%) SQL
3 368 (20.14%) C++
4 321 (17.57%) C#
5 211 (11.55%) JavaScript
6 89 (4.87%) Python
7 84 (4.60%) Perl
8 57 (3.12%) C
9 49 (2.68%) VBA
10 36 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.31%) PHP
13 23 (1.26%) VB.NET
14 21 (1.15%) Scala
14 21 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.88%) Ruby
16 14 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.71%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.71%) ActionScript
18 12 (0.66%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 218 (11.93%) Degree
2 31 (1.70%) CIMA
2 31 (1.70%) ACCA
3 24 (1.31%) PMI Certification
4 17 (0.93%) CCNA
4 17 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (0.77%) ISEB
6 13 (0.71%) PhD
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.55%) SAP Certification
8 8 (0.44%) CCA
9 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.27%) Brainbench
10 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.22%) PMP
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.16%) CCNP
13 2 (0.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.055%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (7.01%) QA
2 40 (2.19%) EMIR
3 39 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.99%) COBIT
5 15 (0.82%) SLA
6 12 (0.66%) Basel II
7 7 (0.38%) Basel III
8 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.055%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.33%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.055%) Docker
4 1 (0.055%) Postfix
4 1 (0.055%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.49%) Ansible
3 9 (0.49%) Puppet
4 5 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (0.27%) Control-M
5 3 (0.16%) RTView
6 2 (0.11%) Netcool
6 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 201 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 187 (10.24%) Oracle
3 129 (7.06%) TIBCO
4 88 (4.82%) 29West
5 55 (3.01%) Sybase
6 46 (2.52%) SAP
7 44 (2.41%) Murex
8 41 (2.24%) Informatica
9 35 (1.92%) Calypso
10 31 (1.70%) Bloomberg
11 30 (1.64%) SunGard
12 26 (1.42%) Reuters
13 25 (1.37%) ION Trading
14 24 (1.31%) Wall Street Systems
15 20 (1.09%) Misys
16 17 (0.93%) Charles River
17 14 (0.77%) IBM
18 13 (0.71%) Twitter
18 13 (0.71%) Cisco
19 12 (0.66%) Sitecore
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum excellent benefits as well
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago