The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 115 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1154 1187 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.40% 2.68% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.48% 6.87% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 960 1423
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17811 17280 20239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.02% 38.97% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14668 14066 17448
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -27 372 £70,000 - 86
Canary Wharf -5 12 £80,000 -11.11%
Docklands, London +6 11 £80,000 -1.53%
Brentford -3 4 £58,750 +0.42%
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1240 (54.05%) Finance
2 886 (38.62%) Java
3 829 (36.14%) Front Office
4 806 (35.14%) Banking
5 749 (32.65%) Derivative
6 619 (26.98%) SQL
7 568 (24.76%) Equities
8 504 (21.97%) Fixed Income
9 495 (21.58%) Multithreading
10 491 (21.40%) Low Latency
11 480 (20.92%) C#
12 476 (20.75%) Investment Banking
13 430 (18.74%) Degree
14 370 (16.13%) UNIX
15 352 (15.34%) OO
16 325 (14.17%) C++
17 314 (13.69%) .NET
18 302 (13.16%) Linux
19 285 (12.42%) Oracle
20 251 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
21 250 (10.90%) Computer Science
22 243 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
23 236 (10.29%) Back Office
24 233 (10.16%) Risk Management
25 222 (9.68%) Python
26 219 (9.55%) Scrum
27 213 (9.29%) SQL Server
28 209 (9.11%) TDD
29 199 (8.67%) HTML
29 199 (8.67%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (1.22%) IIS
2 23 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 21 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
4 20 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (0.83%) Umbraco
5 19 (0.83%) Node.js
5 19 (0.83%) Sitefinity
5 19 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
5 19 (0.83%) NServiceBus
6 18 (0.78%) CMS
6 18 (0.78%) Apache
7 17 (0.74%) MQSeries
8 14 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.44%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.39%) Confluence
12 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 98 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.39%) MS Office
4 6 (0.26%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.17%) Stata
7 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.79%) Summit
2 32 (1.39%) RMDS
3 30 (1.31%) Kondor+
4 12 (0.52%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.44%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.44%) Eikon
6 8 (0.35%) Misys Opics
6 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 6 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.17%) LongView
10 3 (0.13%) Endur
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.13%) Global One
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.26%) GitHub
2 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 29 (1.26%) Firewall
3 26 (1.13%) DNS
4 23 (1.00%) Multicast
5 17 (0.74%) SAN
5 17 (0.74%) HTTP
6 14 (0.61%) LAN
7 10 (0.44%) WAN
7 10 (0.44%) SSL
8 8 (0.35%) VPN
9 6 (0.26%) VoIP
10 5 (0.22%) DHCP
11 3 (0.13%) Intranet
11 3 (0.13%) Internet
12 2 (0.087%) LDAP
12 2 (0.087%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.044%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.044%) FTP
13 1 (0.044%) SSH
13 1 (0.044%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 74 (3.23%) MySQL
4 67 (2.92%) KDB
5 38 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 37 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 31 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 21 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 19 (0.83%) RavenDB
13 18 (0.78%) Big Data
14 16 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 92 (4.01%) Subversion
2 49 (2.14%) JIRA
3 46 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 41 (1.79%) Maven
5 40 (1.74%) Selenium
5 40 (1.74%) JUnit
6 38 (1.66%) NUnit
7 37 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 30 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (0.92%) WebDriver
12 20 (0.87%) Eclipse
13 19 (0.83%) Moq
14 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
15 12 (0.52%) MSTest
16 10 (0.44%) PHPUnit
16 10 (0.44%) Behat
17 9 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
18 8 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 1240 (54.05%) Finance
2 829 (36.14%) Front Office
3 806 (35.14%) Banking
4 476 (20.75%) Investment Banking
5 236 (10.29%) Back Office
6 98 (4.27%) Financial Institution
7 83 (3.62%) Retail
8 45 (1.96%) Marketing
9 34 (1.48%) Legal
10 31 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.00%) General Ledger
12 17 (0.74%) Advertising
12 17 (0.74%) Games
13 13 (0.57%) Publishing
14 12 (0.52%) Law
14 12 (0.52%) International Banking
15 11 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1141 (49.74%) Developer
2 514 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 440 (19.18%) Analyst
4 251 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 248 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 206 (8.98%) C# Developer
7 141 (6.15%) C++ Developer
8 124 (5.41%) Applications Support
9 116 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 110 (4.80%) Support Analyst
11 108 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 106 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
13 87 (3.79%) .NET Developer
14 80 (3.49%) Programmer
15 69 (3.01%) Team Leader
16 64 (2.79%) Applications Support Analyst
17 49 (2.14%) Lead Developer
17 49 (2.14%) Excel Developer
18 46 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
19 41 (1.79%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (13.69%) .NET
2 199 (8.67%) HTML
3 163 (7.11%) WPF
4 153 (6.67%) Spring
5 133 (5.80%) WCF
6 119 (5.19%) XML
7 117 (5.10%) J2EE
8 111 (4.84%) CSS
9 109 (4.75%) HTML5
10 102 (4.45%) JMS
11 99 (4.32%) Middleware
12 88 (3.84%) Web Services
13 81 (3.53%) Hibernate
14 75 (3.27%) J2SE
15 73 (3.18%) jQuery
16 69 (3.01%) ASP.NET
17 65 (2.83%) Rendezvous
18 62 (2.70%) REST
19 61 (2.66%) .NET Framework
20 59 (2.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 749 (32.65%) Derivative
2 568 (24.76%) Equities
3 504 (21.97%) Fixed Income
4 250 (10.90%) Computer Science
5 170 (7.41%) Hedge funds
6 165 (7.19%) Mathematics
7 135 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
8 101 (4.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 90 (3.92%) Market Risk
10 80 (3.49%) Credit Derivative
11 68 (2.96%) SWIFT
12 65 (2.83%) Credit Risk
13 61 (2.66%) Grid Computing
14 59 (2.57%) Open Source
15 39 (1.70%) Reference Data
16 36 (1.57%) Physics
17 26 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
18 25 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
18 25 (1.09%) Spread Betting
19 22 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.13%) UNIX
2 302 (13.16%) Linux
3 138 (6.02%) Windows
4 64 (2.79%) Solaris
5 24 (1.05%) Android
6 21 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.78%) NetWare
9 7 (0.31%) HPUX
10 6 (0.26%) Fedora
10 6 (0.26%) CentOS
11 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.087%) AIX
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (21.58%) Multithreading
2 491 (21.40%) Low Latency
3 352 (15.34%) OO
4 251 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
5 243 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 233 (10.16%) Risk Management
7 219 (9.55%) Scrum
8 209 (9.11%) TDD
9 199 (8.67%) Algorithmic Trading
10 191 (8.33%) Project Management
11 177 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 150 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 132 (5.75%) Business Analysis
14 111 (4.84%) Analytics
15 106 (4.62%) Asset Management
16 102 (4.45%) MVC
17 91 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 87 (3.79%) Workflow
19 76 (3.31%) UML
20 70 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 886 (38.62%) Java
2 619 (26.98%) SQL
3 480 (20.92%) C#
4 325 (14.17%) C++
5 222 (9.68%) Python
6 163 (7.11%) JavaScript
7 119 (5.19%) VBA
8 93 (4.05%) Perl
9 71 (3.10%) PHP
10 39 (1.70%) PL/SQL
11 38 (1.66%) MATLAB
12 35 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.48%) PHP5
13 34 (1.48%) C
14 30 (1.31%) Ruby
15 28 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 26 (1.13%) Scala
17 22 (0.96%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.87%) R
19 18 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 430 (18.74%) Degree
2 51 (2.22%) PhD
3 28 (1.22%) ISEB
4 22 (0.96%) ACCA
4 22 (0.96%) CIMA
5 16 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.26%) PMP
11 4 (0.17%) CCNA
12 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.087%) CISSP
13 2 (0.087%) CISM
13 2 (0.087%) CAPM
14 1 (0.044%) MBA
14 1 (0.044%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (6.36%) QA
2 43 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 40 (1.74%) EMIR
4 18 (0.78%) Basel III
5 14 (0.61%) SLA
5 14 (0.61%) COBIT
6 12 (0.52%) Basel II
6 12 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 12 (0.52%) FATCA
7 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
8 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.087%) GAAP
8 2 (0.087%) COREP
9 1 (0.044%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.044%) UCITS
9 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
System Software
1 15 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.17%) KVM
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.044%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.044%) Squid
4 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (0.39%) Puppet
2 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.044%) WMI
4 1 (0.044%) SCCM
4 1 (0.044%) SCOM
Vendors
1 285 (12.42%) Oracle
2 150 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.84%) TIBCO
4 119 (5.19%) Sybase
5 114 (4.97%) Murex
6 81 (3.53%) 29West
7 63 (2.75%) Calypso
8 60 (2.62%) Bloomberg
9 46 (2.01%) Reuters
9 46 (2.01%) SunGard
10 37 (1.61%) Zend
11 34 (1.48%) Informatica
12 24 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.00%) Wall Street Systems
14 21 (0.92%) Sitecore
14 21 (0.92%) Sun
15 19 (0.83%) EPiServer
16 18 (0.78%) Misys
16 18 (0.78%) Algorithmics
17 17 (0.74%) thinkFolio
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bens + Large Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £110000 - £190000 per annum + +bonus+benefits+car allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago