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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 158 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 847 961 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.93% 2.13% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.42% 4.76% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 758 797 902
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
19182 20185 21391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.75% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15960 16136 17872
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -57 202 £70,000 +5.66% 46
Canary Wharf +10 2 £68,750 -14.06%
Ealing - 2 £62,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £62,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Mayfair +3 1 £40,000 -
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1112 (57.08%) Finance
2 745 (38.24%) Banking
3 742 (38.09%) Java
4 712 (36.55%) Front Office
5 532 (27.31%) SQL
6 517 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
7 498 (25.56%) Derivative
8 488 (25.05%) Investment Banking
9 439 (22.54%) UNIX
10 426 (21.87%) Multithreading
11 420 (21.56%) Low Latency
12 413 (21.20%) Fixed Income
13 364 (18.69%) Equities
14 356 (18.28%) C#
15 332 (17.04%) C++
16 305 (15.66%) OO
17 296 (15.20%) Linux
18 259 (13.30%) .NET
19 249 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
20 227 (11.65%) Degree
21 221 (11.34%) Oracle
22 219 (11.24%) TDD
23 207 (10.63%) Microsoft
24 204 (10.47%) JavaScript
25 196 (10.06%) HTML
26 186 (9.55%) SQL Server
27 182 (9.34%) Windows
28 181 (9.29%) Back Office
29 177 (9.09%) E-Commerce
30 167 (8.57%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 66 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
2 39 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.85%) Apache
3 36 (1.85%) Node.js
4 31 (1.59%) IIS
5 22 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.03%) CMS
7 16 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
8 14 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.56%) JBoss
9 11 (0.56%) Sitefinity
9 11 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
9 11 (0.56%) NServiceBus
10 10 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.51%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.46%) nginx
11 9 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.23%) MS Office
3 16 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.15%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.10%) MS Project
10 1 (0.051%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (1.49%) Kondor+
2 23 (1.18%) RMDS
3 21 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.98%) Summit
5 18 (0.92%) SAP FI
6 16 (0.82%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 15 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.77%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.72%) Temenos T24
8 14 (0.72%) SAP FSCM
8 14 (0.72%) Finacle
9 13 (0.67%) 3000 Xtra
10 12 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (0.62%) Front Arena
11 10 (0.51%) Findur
11 10 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 8 (0.41%) Eikon
14 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
15 5 (0.26%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.77%) GitHub
2 9 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.05%) Firewall
2 27 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.13%) Multicast
4 14 (0.72%) HTTP
5 12 (0.62%) Internet
6 10 (0.51%) DNS
7 9 (0.46%) WAN
7 9 (0.46%) LDAP
7 9 (0.46%) LAN
8 8 (0.41%) SSL
9 5 (0.26%) SAN
9 5 (0.26%) Intranet
9 5 (0.26%) VPN
10 2 (0.10%) PBX
10 2 (0.10%) VoIP
10 2 (0.10%) SSH
10 2 (0.10%) NFC
11 1 (0.051%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 60 (3.08%) MySQL
4 36 (1.85%) KDB
4 36 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 24 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.08%) HBase
6 21 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 16 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 12 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.62%) Data Mining
9 11 (0.56%) RavenDB
9 11 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 10 (0.51%) Big Data
10 10 (0.51%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (3.49%) Subversion
2 65 (3.34%) Visual Studio
3 40 (2.05%) GCC
4 36 (1.85%) Maven
5 34 (1.75%) Git (software)
6 32 (1.64%) Selenium
7 29 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 26 (1.33%) NUnit
9 23 (1.18%) JIRA
9 23 (1.18%) SpecFlow
10 22 (1.13%) FitNesse
10 22 (1.13%) WebDriver
11 21 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 20 (1.03%) GoogleTest
12 20 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 19 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
14 16 (0.82%) JUnit
14 16 (0.82%) CppUnit
General
1 1112 (57.08%) Finance
2 745 (38.24%) Banking
3 712 (36.55%) Front Office
4 488 (25.05%) Investment Banking
5 181 (9.29%) Back Office
6 123 (6.31%) Financial Institution
7 101 (5.18%) Retail
8 31 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 31 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.49%) Games
10 19 (0.98%) Legal
11 17 (0.87%) Advertising
12 13 (0.67%) Law
12 13 (0.67%) Marketing
13 12 (0.62%) Italian Language
14 10 (0.51%) Publishing
15 5 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.15%) International Banking
16 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 985 (50.56%) Developer
2 458 (23.51%) Java Developer
3 402 (20.64%) Analyst
4 181 (9.29%) Support Analyst
5 180 (9.24%) C++ Developer
6 159 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 146 (7.49%) Business Analyst
8 129 (6.62%) Senior Developer
9 123 (6.31%) Applications Support
10 95 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 94 (4.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 62 (3.18%) Programmer
13 61 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 59 (3.03%) Team Leader
15 55 (2.82%) .NET Developer
15 55 (2.82%) FX Support Analyst
16 53 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
17 52 (2.67%) Consultant
18 48 (2.46%) Architect
19 35 (1.80%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (13.30%) .NET
2 249 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
3 196 (10.06%) HTML
4 141 (7.24%) Spring
5 137 (7.03%) HTML5
6 132 (6.78%) WPF
7 122 (6.26%) WCF
8 102 (5.24%) XML
9 96 (4.93%) CSS
10 84 (4.31%) Hibernate
11 79 (4.06%) J2EE
12 76 (3.90%) Web Services
13 72 (3.70%) Middleware
14 71 (3.64%) STL
15 70 (3.59%) Rendezvous
16 64 (3.29%) ASP.NET
17 62 (3.18%) JMS
18 61 (3.13%) .NET Framework
19 60 (3.08%) J2SE
20 56 (2.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 498 (25.56%) Derivative
2 413 (21.20%) Fixed Income
3 364 (18.69%) Equities
4 137 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (6.11%) Hedge funds
6 103 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 99 (5.08%) Mathematics
8 66 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
9 63 (3.23%) Open Source
10 59 (3.03%) Algorithms
11 49 (2.52%) Spread Betting
12 48 (2.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 47 (2.41%) Credit Risk
14 38 (1.95%) User Experience
15 36 (1.85%) Physics
15 36 (1.85%) Contract for Difference
16 30 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
17 28 (1.44%) Market Risk
18 27 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
19 25 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 439 (22.54%) UNIX
2 296 (15.20%) Linux
3 182 (9.34%) Windows
4 54 (2.77%) Solaris
5 12 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.36%) NetWare
8 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.26%) HPUX
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.15%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.051%) VMS
12 1 (0.051%) SUSE
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (21.87%) Multithreading
3 420 (21.56%) Low Latency
4 305 (15.66%) OO
5 219 (11.24%) TDD
6 177 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 167 (8.57%) Scrum
8 165 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
9 163 (8.37%) Software Engineering
10 157 (8.06%) Algorithmic Trading
11 154 (7.91%) Risk Management
12 115 (5.90%) Project Management
13 100 (5.13%) Business Analysis
14 83 (4.26%) Analytics
15 76 (3.90%) MVC
16 71 (3.64%) Mentoring
17 68 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 67 (3.44%) Asset Management
19 66 (3.39%) Workflow
19 66 (3.39%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 742 (38.09%) Java
2 532 (27.31%) SQL
3 356 (18.28%) C#
4 332 (17.04%) C++
5 204 (10.47%) JavaScript
6 99 (5.08%) Python
7 87 (4.47%) Perl
8 60 (3.08%) VBA
9 58 (2.98%) C
10 39 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 28 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 28 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.39%) PHP
13 24 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.23%) Scala
14 18 (0.92%) Ruby
15 14 (0.72%) ActionScript
16 12 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.51%) Prolog
17 10 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 227 (11.65%) Degree
2 23 (1.18%) ACCA
2 23 (1.18%) CIMA
3 21 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 21 (1.08%) ISEB
4 14 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.67%) CCNA
6 10 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.41%) PhD
8 7 (0.36%) CCA
9 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.26%) Brainbench
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.21%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.15%) CISSP
11 3 (0.15%) PMP
12 2 (0.10%) MBA
13 1 (0.051%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (7.03%) QA
2 45 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 43 (2.21%) EMIR
4 14 (0.72%) Basel II
5 13 (0.67%) COBIT
6 11 (0.56%) SLA
7 10 (0.51%) Basel III
8 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.26%) FATCA
8 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) GAAP
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.051%) COREP
10 1 (0.051%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.051%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.36%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.051%) Docker
4 1 (0.051%) Squid
4 1 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (0.46%) Ansible
3 9 (0.46%) Puppet
3 9 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.15%) Control-M
4 3 (0.15%) SCCM
4 3 (0.15%) RTView
5 2 (0.10%) Netcool
5 2 (0.10%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.051%) SCOM
Vendors
1 221 (11.34%) Oracle
2 207 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 140 (7.19%) TIBCO
4 98 (5.03%) 29West
5 84 (4.31%) Sybase
6 74 (3.80%) Murex
7 47 (2.41%) Calypso
8 44 (2.26%) SunGard
9 43 (2.21%) Bloomberg
10 41 (2.10%) Reuters
11 39 (2.00%) Informatica
12 33 (1.69%) SAP
13 27 (1.39%) ION Trading
14 22 (1.13%) Misys
15 19 (0.98%) Wall Street Systems
16 15 (0.77%) Charles River
17 14 (0.72%) IBM
17 14 (0.72%) Sun
17 14 (0.72%) Sitecore
18 13 (0.67%) Twitter
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + car, bonus, housing allowence
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago