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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 129 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1055 1110 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.39% 2.39% 2.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 5.41% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 872 967 964
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
20565 20502 20879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.59% 44.18% 47.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16904 16521 17011
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +15 325 £65,000 -7.14% 51
Docklands, London +13 22 £80,000 +4.91%
Canary Wharf +5 10 £77,500 -3.12%
Hounslow +7 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Chiswick - 2 £57,500 -
Brentford +4 1 £60,000 -5.88%
Isleworth - 1 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1035 (54.50%) Finance
2 690 (36.33%) SQL
3 656 (34.54%) Java
4 653 (34.39%) Banking
5 622 (32.75%) Front Office
6 569 (29.96%) Equities
7 558 (29.38%) Derivative
8 469 (24.70%) Fixed Income
9 467 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 454 (23.91%) C#
11 401 (21.12%) UNIX
12 351 (18.48%) Investment Banking
13 345 (18.17%) Multithreading
14 330 (17.38%) .NET
15 315 (16.59%) Linux
15 315 (16.59%) Degree
16 293 (15.43%) Low Latency
17 291 (15.32%) Windows
17 291 (15.32%) C++
18 267 (14.06%) Back Office
19 231 (12.16%) Oracle
20 229 (12.06%) SQL Server
21 227 (11.95%) Python
22 219 (11.53%) Risk Management
23 218 (11.48%) FIX Protocol
24 216 (11.37%) SDLC
25 190 (10.01%) Hedge funds
26 185 (9.74%) QA
27 179 (9.43%) Microsoft
28 178 (9.37%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (1.84%) IIS
2 29 (1.53%) WebLogic
3 25 (1.32%) Node.js
4 21 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.74%) JBoss
6 9 (0.47%) Apache
6 9 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.47%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.26%) Tuxedo
7 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.16%) Confluence
9 3 (0.16%) WordPress
9 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.11%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.11%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.37%) MS Office
3 23 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (1.05%) Mathematica
5 14 (0.74%) MS Project
6 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.32%) MetaTrader
2 17 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.79%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.63%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.42%) Endur
6 7 (0.37%) Misys Midas
7 6 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.32%) Kondor+
8 5 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.16%) ACBS
9 3 (0.16%) Loan IQ
9 3 (0.16%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.16%) RMDS
9 3 (0.16%) Summit
10 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.32%) VPN
2 24 (1.26%) DNS
3 22 (1.16%) DHCP
3 22 (1.16%) VLAN
4 20 (1.05%) SAN
5 18 (0.95%) Multicast
6 16 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.74%) Broadband
8 11 (0.58%) Internet
9 6 (0.32%) Firewall
10 4 (0.21%) WAN
10 4 (0.21%) HTTP
11 3 (0.16%) LAN
11 3 (0.16%) VoIP
11 3 (0.16%) FTP
11 3 (0.16%) BGP
11 3 (0.16%) NX-OS
11 3 (0.16%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 53 (2.79%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.05%) MySQL
5 37 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 34 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (1.63%) KDB
9 30 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 19 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.84%) Big Data
13 14 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.63%) QlikView
15 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.58%) Data Mart
16 10 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (3.74%) JIRA
3 68 (3.58%) Visual Studio
4 56 (2.95%) Cucumber
4 56 (2.95%) Git (software)
5 53 (2.79%) Maven
6 47 (2.47%) NUnit
7 46 (2.42%) Selenium
8 44 (2.32%) SpecFlow
9 42 (2.21%) Jenkins
10 37 (1.95%) FitNesse
10 37 (1.95%) JUnit
11 27 (1.42%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.26%) JMeter
13 22 (1.16%) Ant
14 20 (1.05%) Subversion
14 20 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
16 13 (0.68%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1035 (54.50%) Finance
2 653 (34.39%) Banking
3 622 (32.75%) Front Office
4 351 (18.48%) Investment Banking
5 267 (14.06%) Back Office
6 127 (6.69%) Financial Institution
7 124 (6.53%) Retail
8 54 (2.84%) Retail Banking
9 44 (2.32%) Legal
10 17 (0.90%) International Banking
11 15 (0.79%) Advertising
12 14 (0.74%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.63%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.53%) Games
15 8 (0.42%) Marketing
16 7 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.32%) French Language
17 6 (0.32%) German Language
17 6 (0.32%) Law
18 4 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 823 (43.34%) Developer
2 502 (26.43%) Analyst
3 304 (16.01%) Java Developer
4 220 (11.59%) C# Developer
5 189 (9.95%) Support Analyst
6 179 (9.43%) Applications Support
7 155 (8.16%) Business Analyst
8 137 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 115 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
10 100 (5.27%) C++ Developer
11 66 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
12 65 (3.42%) .NET Developer
13 58 (3.05%) Consultant
14 52 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
14 52 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
15 46 (2.42%) Project Manager
16 41 (2.16%) Programmer
17 40 (2.11%) Technical Leader
17 40 (2.11%) QA Analyst
18 39 (2.05%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (17.38%) .NET
2 218 (11.48%) FIX Protocol
3 149 (7.85%) WPF
4 148 (7.79%) WCF
5 137 (7.21%) XML
6 121 (6.37%) HTML
7 101 (5.32%) Web Services
8 93 (4.90%) ASP.NET
9 90 (4.74%) Spring
10 85 (4.48%) HTML5
11 69 (3.63%) JMS
12 66 (3.48%) jQuery
13 59 (3.11%) Middleware
14 58 (3.05%) CSS
15 56 (2.95%) J2EE
16 53 (2.79%) Hibernate
17 47 (2.47%) .NET Framework
18 45 (2.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 44 (2.32%) Ultra Messaging
19 44 (2.32%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 569 (29.96%) Equities
2 558 (29.38%) Derivative
3 469 (24.70%) Fixed Income
4 190 (10.01%) Hedge funds
5 178 (9.37%) Computer Science
6 159 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (7.32%) Mathematics
8 91 (4.79%) Equity Derivative
9 65 (3.42%) Market Risk
10 58 (3.05%) Credit Risk
11 57 (3.00%) Client/Server
12 55 (2.90%) Spread Betting
13 54 (2.84%) Algorithms
14 52 (2.74%) Physics
15 50 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
16 40 (2.11%) Statistics
17 37 (1.95%) Mobile App
18 33 (1.74%) User Experience
19 32 (1.69%) Management Information System
20 31 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 401 (21.12%) UNIX
2 315 (16.59%) Linux
3 291 (15.32%) Windows
4 36 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 32 (1.69%) Android
6 21 (1.11%) Fedora
6 21 (1.11%) CentOS
6 21 (1.11%) Solaris
7 20 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 13 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.11%) AIX
13 1 (0.053%) SUSE
13 1 (0.053%) Debian
13 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (18.17%) Multithreading
3 293 (15.43%) Low Latency
4 219 (11.53%) Risk Management
5 216 (11.37%) SDLC
6 177 (9.32%) Software Engineering
6 177 (9.32%) E-Commerce
7 169 (8.90%) OO
8 164 (8.64%) TDD
9 142 (7.48%) Scrum
10 128 (6.74%) Electronic Trading
11 121 (6.37%) Analytics
12 117 (6.16%) Business Analysis
13 114 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 112 (5.90%) Project Management
15 92 (4.84%) Test Automation
16 86 (4.53%) Asset Management
17 84 (4.42%) Algorithmic Trading
18 80 (4.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 690 (36.33%) SQL
2 656 (34.54%) Java
3 454 (23.91%) C#
4 291 (15.32%) C++
5 227 (11.95%) Python
6 174 (9.16%) Perl
7 162 (8.53%) JavaScript
8 102 (5.37%) Shell Script
9 96 (5.06%) VBA
10 48 (2.53%) T-SQL
11 46 (2.42%) C
11 46 (2.42%) Scala
11 46 (2.42%) R
12 43 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 42 (2.21%) MATLAB
14 41 (2.16%) Ruby
15 29 (1.53%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 23 (1.21%) PowerShell
18 14 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 315 (16.59%) Degree
2 41 (2.16%) PhD
3 34 (1.79%) ISEB
4 32 (1.69%) ACCA
4 32 (1.69%) CIMA
5 19 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.53%) Brainbench
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.26%) CISSP
9 5 (0.26%) CISA
10 4 (0.21%) MBA
10 4 (0.21%) PMP
10 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.16%) CCNA
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.11%) MCSE
12 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (9.74%) QA
2 70 (3.69%) EMIR
2 70 (3.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 33 (1.74%) COBIT
4 30 (1.58%) MiFID
5 9 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.21%) SLA
8 4 (0.21%) COREP
8 4 (0.21%) FINREP
8 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) BS7799
10 1 (0.053%) Basel II
10 1 (0.053%) Basel III
10 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (1.05%) NFS
1 20 (1.05%) Postfix
2 14 (0.74%) Docker
3 13 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.21%) HDFS
6 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) Firmware
8 1 (0.053%) Xen
8 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.053%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.26%) Puppet
3 13 (0.68%) Ansible
4 11 (0.58%) SCOM
5 10 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.53%) Salt
6 9 (0.47%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.47%) WMI
7 3 (0.16%) Nagios
7 3 (0.16%) Oozie
7 3 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.11%) Control-M
9 1 (0.053%) SCCM
9 1 (0.053%) Kibana
9 1 (0.053%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.053%) logstash
Vendors
1 231 (12.16%) Oracle
2 179 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 133 (7.00%) TIBCO
4 65 (3.42%) Bloomberg
4 65 (3.42%) Sybase
4 65 (3.42%) Murex
5 35 (1.84%) Wall Street Systems
6 34 (1.79%) SunGard
7 30 (1.58%) Reuters
8 25 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 25 (1.32%) StreamBase
9 21 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.05%) SAP
11 17 (0.90%) VMware
12 16 (0.84%) HP
13 15 (0.79%) ION Trading
13 15 (0.79%) Tableau
14 11 (0.58%) Red Gate
14 11 (0.58%) SaltStack
14 11 (0.58%) Solace
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Health, Vision & Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Juice Resource Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £63000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday