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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 122 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1118 1154 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.43% 2.63% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.64% 5.74% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 986 930 1324
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
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
19819 20113 22818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.14% 45.87% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16014 16426 19522
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,963 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -36 305 £70,000 +3.70% 90
Docklands, London -2 7 £82,500 +14.98%
Canary Wharf -5 6 £80,000 -5.88%
Brentford -3 3 £62,500 +6.83%
Hounslow - 3 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1196 (52.59%) Finance
2 896 (39.40%) Java
3 867 (38.13%) Front Office
4 811 (35.66%) Banking
5 694 (30.52%) Derivative
6 597 (26.25%) SQL
7 554 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
8 511 (22.47%) Investment Banking
8 511 (22.47%) Low Latency
9 510 (22.43%) Multithreading
10 492 (21.64%) Equities
11 462 (20.32%) Fixed Income
12 458 (20.14%) C#
13 401 (17.63%) UNIX
14 395 (17.37%) OO
15 353 (15.52%) Degree
16 331 (14.56%) .NET
17 301 (13.24%) C++
18 276 (12.14%) Linux
19 263 (11.57%) Oracle
20 234 (10.29%) TDD
20 234 (10.29%) Electronic Trading
21 222 (9.76%) Risk Management
22 215 (9.45%) HTML
23 209 (9.19%) Back Office
24 204 (8.97%) Microsoft
25 202 (8.88%) SQL Server
26 198 (8.71%) JavaScript
27 192 (8.44%) Software Engineering
28 189 (8.31%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 41 (1.80%) IIS
2 29 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
3 27 (1.19%) Apache
4 25 (1.10%) Node.js
5 24 (1.06%) Sitefinity
5 24 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
5 24 (1.06%) NServiceBus
5 24 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 23 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
7 21 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.88%) CMS
9 19 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (0.66%) Confluence
11 15 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 14 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.62%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.48%) Magnolia
Applications
1 104 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.44%) MS Office
5 5 (0.22%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.044%) Stata
8 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 37 (1.63%) Kondor+
2 35 (1.54%) Summit
3 33 (1.45%) RMDS
4 14 (0.62%) Front Arena
4 14 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.48%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.44%) 3000 Xtra
6 10 (0.44%) Eikon
7 7 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
8 6 (0.26%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.26%) Findur
8 6 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.26%) Finacle
9 5 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 5 (0.22%) LongView
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.35%) GitHub
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 42 (1.85%) Firewall
3 30 (1.32%) Multicast
4 21 (0.92%) DNS
5 17 (0.75%) HTTP
6 14 (0.62%) SAN
7 13 (0.57%) LAN
8 11 (0.48%) WAN
9 10 (0.44%) SSL
10 9 (0.40%) VPN
10 9 (0.40%) LDAP
11 6 (0.26%) VoIP
12 4 (0.18%) Intranet
13 3 (0.13%) DHCP
14 2 (0.088%) SSH
14 2 (0.088%) NFC
14 2 (0.088%) SWIFTNet
15 1 (0.044%) NAS
15 1 (0.044%) Internet
15 1 (0.044%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 91 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 76 (3.34%) MySQL
4 63 (2.77%) KDB
5 47 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 33 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 32 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 24 (1.06%) RavenDB
8 24 (1.06%) Neo4j
9 21 (0.92%) Big Data
9 21 (0.92%) HBase
9 21 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 18 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.53%) CouchDB
16 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (4.44%) Subversion
2 56 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 54 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.02%) Selenium
5 45 (1.98%) JIRA
6 36 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 30 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 29 (1.28%) NUnit
9 27 (1.19%) Maven
10 26 (1.14%) JUnit
11 18 (0.79%) Jenkins
12 17 (0.75%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.66%) Moq
14 14 (0.62%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.57%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.57%) MSTest
16 12 (0.53%) FitNesse
17 10 (0.44%) PHPUnit
17 10 (0.44%) Behat
General
1 1196 (52.59%) Finance
2 867 (38.13%) Front Office
3 811 (35.66%) Banking
4 511 (22.47%) Investment Banking
5 209 (9.19%) Back Office
6 135 (5.94%) Financial Institution
7 92 (4.05%) Retail
8 46 (2.02%) Marketing
9 33 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.28%) Legal
11 24 (1.06%) Advertising
12 21 (0.92%) Games
13 13 (0.57%) International Banking
13 13 (0.57%) Law
14 12 (0.53%) Publishing
14 12 (0.53%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) French Language
17 5 (0.22%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1165 (51.23%) Developer
2 538 (23.66%) Java Developer
3 418 (18.38%) Analyst
4 221 (9.72%) Senior Developer
5 209 (9.19%) C# Developer
6 197 (8.66%) Business Analyst
7 140 (6.16%) Support Analyst
8 133 (5.85%) C++ Developer
9 116 (5.10%) Applications Support
10 107 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 105 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 90 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
12 90 (3.96%) .NET Developer
13 84 (3.69%) Team Leader
14 74 (3.25%) Programmer
15 70 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
16 56 (2.46%) Excel Developer
17 54 (2.37%) FX Support Analyst
18 42 (1.85%) Software Engineer
19 41 (1.80%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (14.56%) .NET
2 215 (9.45%) HTML
3 159 (6.99%) Spring
4 154 (6.77%) WPF
5 140 (6.16%) WCF
6 128 (5.63%) HTML5
7 124 (5.45%) CSS
8 107 (4.71%) Middleware
9 103 (4.53%) XML
10 101 (4.44%) Web Services
11 100 (4.40%) JMS
12 93 (4.09%) J2EE
13 86 (3.78%) ASP.NET
14 82 (3.61%) Hibernate
15 79 (3.47%) Rendezvous
15 79 (3.47%) jQuery
16 77 (3.39%) REST
17 74 (3.25%) .NET Framework
18 72 (3.17%) J2SE
19 70 (3.08%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 694 (30.52%) Derivative
2 492 (21.64%) Equities
3 462 (20.32%) Fixed Income
4 166 (7.30%) Computer Science
5 156 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 145 (6.38%) Mathematics
7 125 (5.50%) Hedge funds
8 96 (4.22%) Equity Derivative
9 82 (3.61%) Open Source
10 73 (3.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 68 (2.99%) Market Risk
12 58 (2.55%) Credit Risk
13 51 (2.24%) SWIFT
14 49 (2.15%) Credit Derivative
15 46 (2.02%) User Experience
16 42 (1.85%) Physics
17 35 (1.54%) Spread Betting
18 32 (1.41%) Reference Data
19 31 (1.36%) Grid Computing
20 30 (1.32%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 401 (17.63%) UNIX
2 276 (12.14%) Linux
3 143 (6.29%) Windows
4 67 (2.95%) Solaris
5 25 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.06%) Android
7 22 (0.97%) NetWare
8 15 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.31%) HPUX
11 6 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.088%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.044%) CentOS
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.044%) AIX
14 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.044%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (22.47%) Low Latency
3 510 (22.43%) Multithreading
4 395 (17.37%) OO
5 234 (10.29%) TDD
5 234 (10.29%) Electronic Trading
6 222 (9.76%) Risk Management
7 192 (8.44%) Software Engineering
8 189 (8.31%) Algorithmic Trading
9 186 (8.18%) E-Commerce
10 179 (7.87%) Scrum
11 165 (7.26%) Project Management
12 115 (5.06%) MVC
13 112 (4.93%) Business Analysis
14 99 (4.35%) Analytics
15 89 (3.91%) Asset Management
16 86 (3.78%) Mentoring
17 80 (3.52%) OOD
18 78 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 72 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 896 (39.40%) Java
2 597 (26.25%) SQL
3 458 (20.14%) C#
4 301 (13.24%) C++
5 198 (8.71%) JavaScript
6 173 (7.61%) Python
7 102 (4.49%) VBA
8 100 (4.40%) Perl
9 64 (2.81%) PHP
10 37 (1.63%) Ruby
11 33 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.41%) C
13 31 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 29 (1.28%) Scala
15 28 (1.23%) PHP5
16 26 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 25 (1.10%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.01%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.70%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 353 (15.52%) Degree
2 29 (1.28%) ISEB
3 28 (1.23%) PhD
4 21 (0.92%) CIMA
4 21 (0.92%) ACCA
5 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.44%) CCNA
8 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.18%) PMP
9 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.088%) MBA
11 2 (0.088%) CISM
11 2 (0.088%) CCA
11 2 (0.088%) CAPM
12 1 (0.044%) CISA
12 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (6.51%) QA
2 45 (1.98%) EMIR
3 44 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.79%) Basel II
5 14 (0.62%) Basel III
6 12 (0.53%) COBIT
7 11 (0.48%) FATCA
7 11 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.31%) SLA
9 3 (0.13%) GAAP
9 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.088%) COREP
11 1 (0.044%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.044%) UCITS
11 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.31%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.044%) Docker
4 1 (0.044%) KVM
4 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.044%) Squid
4 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 2 (0.088%) Control-M
4 2 (0.088%) Puppet
5 1 (0.044%) Ansible
5 1 (0.044%) SCOM
5 1 (0.044%) WMI
Vendors
1 263 (11.57%) Oracle
2 204 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 142 (6.24%) TIBCO
4 111 (4.88%) Murex
5 109 (4.79%) Sybase
6 102 (4.49%) 29West
7 58 (2.55%) Calypso
8 54 (2.37%) Bloomberg
9 50 (2.20%) SunGard
10 47 (2.07%) Reuters
11 41 (1.80%) Informatica
12 32 (1.41%) Zend
13 26 (1.14%) Sitecore
14 24 (1.06%) EPiServer
15 19 (0.84%) Wall Street Systems
16 18 (0.79%) DataSynapse
17 17 (0.75%) DevExpress
17 17 (0.75%) Misys
18 16 (0.70%) ION Trading
18 16 (0.70%) Sun
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £5000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: competitive
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World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
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