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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 189 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -8
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 650 1039 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.68% 2.36% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.66% 4.93% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 510 855 988
Median salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -3.40%
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
17757 21092 21350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.00% 47.98% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15027 17327 17246
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 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -61 116 £70,000 +7.69% 32
Mayfair +8 7 £80,000 +100.00%
Canary Wharf 0 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Brentford +3 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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).

1 798 (60.00%) Finance
2 491 (36.92%) Java
3 459 (34.51%) Derivative
4 436 (32.78%) Front Office
5 417 (31.35%) SQL
5 417 (31.35%) Banking
6 382 (28.72%) Fixed Income
7 354 (26.62%) Equities
8 317 (23.83%) Degree
9 313 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 311 (23.38%) Multithreading
11 261 (19.62%) Unix
12 234 (17.59%) Linux
13 232 (17.44%) Low Latency
14 199 (14.96%) C#
15 197 (14.81%) Python
16 194 (14.59%) Investment Banking
17 190 (14.29%) C++
18 178 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
19 168 (12.63%) OO
20 161 (12.11%) Hedge funds
21 151 (11.35%) Software Engineering
22 145 (10.90%) TIBCO
23 137 (10.30%) Electronic Trading
24 136 (10.23%) Oracle
25 131 (9.85%) Risk Management
26 121 (9.10%) FIX Protocol
27 119 (8.95%) JMS
28 116 (8.72%) .NET
28 116 (8.72%) Windows

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 20 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.13%) Apache Spark
3 13 (0.98%) Confluence
4 12 (0.90%) IIS
5 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.38%) JBoss
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.30%) Jetty
9 3 (0.23%) Apache
9 3 (0.23%) CMS
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.15%) GemFire
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.075%) Kentico
11 1 (0.075%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.075%) Umbraco
Applications
1 59 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.73%) MS Office
3 18 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.53%) Mathematica
4 7 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.38%) Maya
5 5 (0.38%) MS Project
6 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.20%) MetaTrader
1 16 (1.20%) Summit
2 11 (0.83%) Misys Midas
2 11 (0.83%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 8 (0.60%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.38%) Algo Collateral
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.30%) Finacle
7 4 (0.30%) Misys Opics
7 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI-GL
7 4 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.98%) GitHub
3 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.45%) SaaS
6 4 (0.30%) Office 365
7 2 (0.15%) Force.com
7 2 (0.15%) iTunes
8 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.075%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.21%) Multicast
2 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.90%) Firewall
4 11 (0.83%) DNS
5 9 (0.68%) DHCP
6 8 (0.60%) Intranet
7 7 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 5 (0.38%) LDAP
8 5 (0.38%) VLAN
9 3 (0.23%) LAN
9 3 (0.23%) NAS
9 3 (0.23%) SAN
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
10 2 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.15%) HTTP
10 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.15%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.15%) Network Security
11 1 (0.075%) SSL
11 1 (0.075%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 41 (3.08%) KDB
4 37 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (2.18%) Hadoop
7 28 (2.11%) Big Data
8 26 (1.95%) MySQL
9 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
12 14 (1.05%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.53%) Power BI
17 6 (0.45%) Hazelcast
17 6 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 37 (2.78%) JIRA
3 29 (2.18%) Git (software)
4 27 (2.03%) Maven
5 24 (1.80%) JUnit
5 24 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 23 (1.73%) Selenium
7 21 (1.58%) Cucumber
7 21 (1.58%) Subversion
8 18 (1.35%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.20%) NUnit
10 15 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.05%) Eclipse
12 12 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.83%) Ant
14 10 (0.75%) Jasmine
14 10 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 9 (0.68%) Gradle
16 8 (0.60%) git-flow
General
1 798 (60.00%) Finance
2 436 (32.78%) Front Office
3 417 (31.35%) Banking
4 194 (14.59%) Investment Banking
5 83 (6.24%) Back Office
6 50 (3.76%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.41%) Retail
8 31 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
9 21 (1.58%) Private Banking
10 18 (1.35%) Legal
11 14 (1.05%) Games
12 12 (0.90%) Marketing
12 12 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.75%) Advertising
14 10 (0.75%) Law
15 7 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
16 5 (0.38%) Electronics
16 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 649 (48.80%) Developer
2 326 (24.51%) Java Developer
3 291 (21.88%) Analyst
4 177 (13.31%) Business Analyst
5 107 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 83 (6.24%) C# Developer
7 82 (6.17%) C++ Developer
8 80 (6.02%) Applications Support
8 80 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 72 (5.41%) Quantitative Developer
10 70 (5.26%) Consultant
11 56 (4.21%) Programmer
12 52 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 47 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
14 46 (3.46%) .NET Developer
15 45 (3.38%) Low Latency Java Developer
16 44 (3.31%) Core Java Developer
16 44 (3.31%) Lead Developer
17 43 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
18 41 (3.08%) FX Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (9.10%) FIX Protocol
2 119 (8.95%) JMS
3 116 (8.72%) .NET
4 84 (6.32%) J2SE
5 76 (5.71%) HTML
6 69 (5.19%) Ultra Messaging
7 68 (5.11%) TIBCO EMS
8 67 (5.04%) WPF
9 56 (4.21%) Swing
10 50 (3.76%) WCF
11 48 (3.61%) Web Services
12 47 (3.53%) AngularJS
13 46 (3.46%) Rendezvous
14 45 (3.38%) XML
15 39 (2.93%) ASP.NET
15 39 (2.93%) CSS
16 35 (2.63%) Spring
17 34 (2.56%) HTML5
18 33 (2.48%) jQuery
19 32 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 459 (34.51%) Derivative
2 382 (28.72%) Fixed Income
3 354 (26.62%) Equities
4 178 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
5 161 (12.11%) Hedge funds
6 102 (7.67%) Computer Science
7 91 (6.84%) Fintech
8 85 (6.39%) OTC Derivatives
9 73 (5.49%) Mathematics
10 62 (4.66%) Market Risk
11 59 (4.44%) Algorithms
12 43 (3.23%) Data Structures
13 39 (2.93%) Credit Risk
13 39 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
14 37 (2.78%) SWIFT
14 37 (2.78%) User Experience
15 35 (2.63%) Statistics
16 32 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
17 27 (2.03%) Economics
18 24 (1.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 261 (19.62%) Unix
2 234 (17.59%) Linux
3 116 (8.72%) Windows
4 31 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.26%) Android
6 21 (1.58%) Solaris
7 13 (0.98%) CentOS
7 13 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (23.38%) Multithreading
3 232 (17.44%) Low Latency
4 168 (12.63%) OO
5 151 (11.35%) Software Engineering
6 137 (10.30%) Electronic Trading
7 131 (9.85%) Risk Management
8 108 (8.12%) Concurrent Programming
9 88 (6.62%) Algorithmic Trading
9 88 (6.62%) Scrum
10 85 (6.39%) Analytics
11 83 (6.24%) Business Analysis
12 81 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 73 (5.49%) TDD
14 64 (4.81%) Asset Management
15 63 (4.74%) SDLC
16 62 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 61 (4.59%) Project Management
18 60 (4.51%) GAP Analysis
19 59 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 491 (36.92%) Java
2 417 (31.35%) SQL
3 199 (14.96%) C#
4 197 (14.81%) Python
5 190 (14.29%) C++
6 84 (6.32%) JavaScript
7 74 (5.56%) VBA
8 71 (5.34%) Perl
9 63 (4.74%) C
10 42 (3.16%) Scala
11 41 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 34 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.26%) MATLAB
14 26 (1.95%) Ruby
15 21 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.13%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.98%) Haskell
19 12 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 317 (23.83%) Degree
2 21 (1.58%) PhD
3 7 (0.53%) Brainbench
3 7 (0.53%) CISA
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.45%) CISSP
5 5 (0.38%) CISM
5 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.38%) QiCA
6 4 (0.30%) ISEB
7 3 (0.23%) MBA
7 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.075%) CEH
9 1 (0.075%) CRISC
9 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.075%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.17%) QA
2 66 (4.96%) MiFID
3 31 (2.33%) EMIR
4 30 (2.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 18 (1.35%) SLA
6 12 (0.90%) FATCA
7 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.45%) SSAE 16
9 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.30%) SDET
11 3 (0.23%) BS25999
11 3 (0.23%) COBIT
11 3 (0.23%) COSO
11 3 (0.23%) SEPA
12 2 (0.15%) GAAP
12 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.075%) Basel III
13 1 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.75%) Snort
3 9 (0.68%) Docker
4 8 (0.60%) vSphere
5 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.53%) NFS
5 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.30%) KVM
8 4 (0.30%) Xen
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.23%) HDFS
9 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.15%) vCloud
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.075%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 34 (2.56%) Puppet
2 24 (1.80%) Ansible
2 24 (1.80%) Control-M
3 19 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.53%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.45%) Nagios
9 5 (0.38%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.23%) HP NNM
10 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.23%) Oozie
10 3 (0.23%) OPNET
11 2 (0.15%) vMotion
12 1 (0.075%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.075%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.075%) Salt
Vendors
1 145 (10.90%) TIBCO
2 136 (10.23%) Oracle
3 89 (6.69%) Murex
4 67 (5.04%) Microsoft
5 55 (4.14%) Bloomberg
6 53 (3.98%) Sybase
7 50 (3.76%) Calypso
8 25 (1.88%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.58%) Charles River
10 19 (1.43%) VMware
11 18 (1.35%) ION Trading
12 17 (1.28%) Reuters
13 16 (1.20%) IBM
13 16 (1.20%) SAP
14 15 (1.13%) Cisco
15 14 (1.05%) HP
16 12 (0.90%) FXall
17 11 (0.83%) Eze Software Group
17 11 (0.83%) Misys
18 10 (0.75%) Sun
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago