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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / London
Rank 191 183 144
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -39
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 533 791 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.62% 1.92% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 4.24% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 413 669 787
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%

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
14343 18663 18475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.50% 45.24% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11849 15525 15055
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -18 116 £82,750 +10.33% 28
Canary Wharf -7 6 £115,000 +113.95%
West End +7 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Brentford +3 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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).

1 694 (61.42%) Finance
2 483 (42.74%) Java
3 383 (33.89%) Banking
4 354 (31.33%) Front Office
5 349 (30.88%) SQL
6 332 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
7 323 (28.58%) Derivative
8 316 (27.96%) Fixed Income
9 307 (27.17%) Multithreading
10 297 (26.28%) Equities
11 270 (23.89%) Degree
12 267 (23.63%) Low Latency
13 227 (20.09%) Unix
14 218 (19.29%) Linux
15 194 (17.17%) Investment Banking
16 187 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
17 183 (16.19%) C++
18 163 (14.42%) C#
19 162 (14.34%) Python
20 136 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
21 132 (11.68%) TIBCO
22 121 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
23 112 (9.91%) OO
23 112 (9.91%) Oracle
24 111 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
25 108 (9.56%) Windows
26 97 (8.58%) Software Engineering
26 97 (8.58%) JavaScript
27 94 (8.32%) Mathematics
28 92 (8.14%) QA

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 27 (2.39%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.12%) WebSphere
3 21 (1.86%) JBoss
4 19 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (1.42%) Jetty
6 16 (1.42%) Mule
6 16 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.06%) Mule ESB
8 10 (0.88%) Apache
8 10 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.35%) IIS
10 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.27%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.18%) Marvel
Applications
1 30 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.15%) MS Office
3 6 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.35%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.088%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.44%) EQXanite
2 5 (0.44%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.35%) Eze OMS
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.27%) RMDS
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.088%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.088%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.088%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.80%) GitHub
3 6 (0.53%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) Google Play
4 3 (0.27%) Heroku
5 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.77%) FIX Connectivity
2 20 (1.77%) Multicast
3 19 (1.68%) LAN
4 13 (1.15%) DNS
5 8 (0.71%) DHCP
6 5 (0.44%) Firewall
6 5 (0.44%) HTTP
7 4 (0.35%) BGP
8 3 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.27%) MPLS
8 3 (0.27%) OSPF
8 3 (0.27%) WAN
9 2 (0.18%) Internet
9 2 (0.18%) LDAP
9 2 (0.18%) SSH
9 2 (0.18%) SSL
9 2 (0.18%) Value-Added Service
9 2 (0.18%) VPN
10 1 (0.088%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 60 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.63%) KDB
5 34 (3.01%) Big Data
6 33 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 30 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 29 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 28 (2.48%) MySQL
10 28 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.97%) Data Mart
13 11 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
14 10 (0.88%) MS Access
15 8 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.71%) QlikView
15 8 (0.71%) Redis
15 8 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (4.34%) JIRA
2 33 (2.92%) Maven
3 27 (2.39%) Subversion
4 24 (2.12%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.12%) Selenium
5 22 (1.95%) Gradle
6 19 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 16 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.33%) JUnit
8 15 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.24%) FitNesse
10 13 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.80%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.80%) NUnit
13 8 (0.71%) Ant
14 6 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 694 (61.42%) Finance
2 383 (33.89%) Banking
3 354 (31.33%) Front Office
4 194 (17.17%) Investment Banking
5 62 (5.49%) Back Office
6 36 (3.19%) Retail
7 35 (3.10%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.06%) Advertising
11 11 (0.97%) Marketing
12 10 (0.88%) Private Banking
13 8 (0.71%) French Language
13 8 (0.71%) Games
14 7 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.62%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.088%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.088%) Filipino Language
Job Titles
1 606 (53.63%) Developer
2 345 (30.53%) Java Developer
3 257 (22.74%) Analyst
4 127 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 116 (10.27%) Business Analyst
6 107 (9.47%) C++ Developer
7 76 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 67 (5.93%) Support Analyst
9 64 (5.66%) C# Developer
10 49 (4.34%) Applications Support
11 44 (3.89%) Team Leader
12 42 (3.72%) Lead Developer
13 41 (3.63%) Core Java Developer
13 41 (3.63%) Investment Banking Java Developer
14 40 (3.54%) Murex Analyst
15 38 (3.36%) Murex Business Analyst
15 38 (3.36%) Quantitative Developer
16 35 (3.10%) Applications Support Analyst
17 33 (2.92%) Consultant
18 30 (2.65%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
2 91 (8.05%) .NET
3 85 (7.52%) JMS
4 76 (6.73%) HTML
5 73 (6.46%) J2SE
6 65 (5.75%) TIBCO EMS
7 58 (5.13%) Ultra Messaging
8 56 (4.96%) AngularJS
9 49 (4.34%) Swing
10 47 (4.16%) Spring
11 42 (3.72%) HTML5
12 41 (3.63%) XML
13 40 (3.54%) Middleware
14 39 (3.45%) Rendezvous
15 38 (3.36%) ASP.NET
16 36 (3.19%) React
17 35 (3.10%) Java SE
18 30 (2.65%) RESTful
18 30 (2.65%) WPF
19 28 (2.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 323 (28.58%) Derivative
2 316 (27.96%) Fixed Income
3 297 (26.28%) Equities
4 111 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (7.43%) Computer Science
6 79 (6.99%) Algorithms
6 79 (6.99%) Hedge funds
7 69 (6.11%) Data Structures
8 62 (5.49%) OTC Derivatives
9 55 (4.87%) Fintech
10 44 (3.89%) Credit Derivative
11 42 (3.72%) Equity Derivative
12 37 (3.27%) User Experience
13 26 (2.30%) Market Risk
14 25 (2.21%) Credit Risk
15 24 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 16 (1.42%) Mobile App
18 13 (1.15%) SWIFT
19 12 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 227 (20.09%) Unix
2 218 (19.29%) Linux
3 108 (9.56%) Windows
4 38 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.19%) Android
6 8 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.62%) Solaris
8 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) Debian
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.088%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (27.17%) Multithreading
3 267 (23.63%) Low Latency
4 187 (16.55%) Electronic Trading
5 121 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
6 112 (9.91%) OO
7 97 (8.58%) Software Engineering
8 94 (8.32%) Mathematics
9 82 (7.26%) Algorithmic Trading
10 80 (7.08%) E-Commerce
11 78 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 78 (6.90%) SDLC
12 76 (6.73%) TDD
13 72 (6.37%) Scrum
14 62 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
15 58 (5.13%) Risk Management
16 51 (4.51%) Project Management
16 51 (4.51%) Workflow
17 50 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 483 (42.74%) Java
2 349 (30.88%) SQL
3 183 (16.19%) C++
4 163 (14.42%) C#
5 162 (14.34%) Python
6 97 (8.58%) JavaScript
7 63 (5.58%) Perl
8 62 (5.49%) Scala
9 41 (3.63%) Shell Script
10 33 (2.92%) VBA
11 24 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.04%) MATLAB
13 20 (1.77%) R
14 19 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.59%) C
15 18 (1.59%) Groovy
16 17 (1.50%) Ruby
17 16 (1.42%) VB
18 13 (1.15%) Clojure
18 13 (1.15%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 270 (23.89%) Degree
2 9 (0.80%) PhD
3 6 (0.53%) HND
3 6 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.44%) CFA
4 5 (0.44%) ISEB
5 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.088%) CCIE
7 1 (0.088%) CISA
7 1 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.088%) CISM
7 1 (0.088%) CISSP
7 1 (0.088%) CRISC
7 1 (0.088%) MBA
7 1 (0.088%) MCITP
7 1 (0.088%) MCSE
7 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.088%) PMP
7 1 (0.088%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.14%) QA
2 39 (3.45%) MiFID
3 21 (1.86%) EMIR
4 19 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (1.50%) SLA
6 4 (0.35%) Basel III
6 4 (0.35%) FATCA
7 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.088%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.088%) PMO
7 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.44%) NFS
3 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.27%) Docker
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.18%) HDFS
4 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.088%) GridGain
5 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.088%) SRDF
5 1 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (1.24%) Ansible
3 13 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.15%) Puppet
4 11 (0.97%) Salt
5 10 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.71%) Kibana
6 8 (0.71%) logstash
7 5 (0.44%) Control-M
8 3 (0.27%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.27%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.27%) SCOM
9 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.18%) Oozie
9 2 (0.18%) SCCM
10 1 (0.088%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 132 (11.68%) TIBCO
2 112 (9.91%) Oracle
3 86 (7.61%) Sybase
4 72 (6.37%) Murex
5 59 (5.22%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.63%) Bloomberg
7 31 (2.74%) Reuters
8 28 (2.48%) ION Trading
8 28 (2.48%) Solace
9 26 (2.30%) Calypso
10 23 (2.04%) IBM
11 22 (1.95%) Charles River
12 20 (1.77%) FXall
13 16 (1.42%) MuleSoft
14 13 (1.15%) Cisco
15 11 (0.97%) Caplin
15 11 (0.97%) StreamBase
16 10 (0.88%) jBASE
16 10 (0.88%) Temenos
17 9 (0.80%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £150000 - £180000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago