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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 117 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1128 1224 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.42% 2.75% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.66% 6.88% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 985 982 1379
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
16935 17793 20284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.29% 39.92% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13841 14496 17423
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 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 2 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 -26 337 £70,000 +3.70% 94
Docklands, London +4 9 £76,250 +10.10% 1
Canary Wharf -2 7 £80,000 -5.88%
Brentford -5 4 £63,750 +8.97%
Hounslow - 2 £55,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 - 1
Westminster - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 1212 (53.63%) Finance
2 887 (39.25%) Java
3 849 (37.57%) Front Office
4 792 (35.04%) Banking
5 723 (31.99%) Derivative
6 595 (26.33%) SQL
7 515 (22.79%) Equities
8 505 (22.35%) Multithreading
9 502 (22.21%) Low Latency
10 493 (21.81%) Investment Banking
11 469 (20.75%) Fixed Income
12 467 (20.66%) C#
13 393 (17.39%) UNIX
14 383 (16.95%) OO
15 378 (16.73%) Degree
16 331 (14.65%) .NET
17 307 (13.58%) C++
18 277 (12.26%) Oracle
19 276 (12.21%) Linux
20 247 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
21 241 (10.66%) Electronic Trading
22 229 (10.13%) TDD
23 223 (9.87%) Risk Management
24 210 (9.29%) Back Office
25 206 (9.12%) SQL Server
26 203 (8.98%) HTML
27 193 (8.54%) Computer Science
28 192 (8.50%) Algorithmic Trading
28 192 (8.50%) Python
29 190 (8.41%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 39 (1.73%) IIS
2 25 (1.11%) Apache
2 25 (1.11%) TIBCO EMS
3 24 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 24 (1.06%) Node.js
4 23 (1.02%) Sitefinity
4 23 (1.02%) Orchard CMS
4 23 (1.02%) NServiceBus
4 23 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 20 (0.88%) CMS
5 20 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 16 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 14 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 13 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.53%) Confluence
12 11 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.44%) Magnolia
Applications
1 105 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.44%) MS Office
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.13%) Stata
7 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (1.77%) Summit
2 38 (1.68%) Kondor+
3 32 (1.42%) RMDS
4 13 (0.58%) Front Arena
5 11 (0.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 10 (0.44%) Eikon
6 10 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.44%) 3000 Xtra
7 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
9 6 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.27%) LatentZero
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.18%) Finacle
11 4 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
11 4 (0.18%) LongView
11 4 (0.18%) Endur
11 4 (0.18%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.35%) GitHub
2 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.26%) TCP/IP
2 41 (1.81%) Firewall
3 29 (1.28%) Multicast
4 22 (0.97%) DNS
5 16 (0.71%) SAN
5 16 (0.71%) HTTP
6 13 (0.58%) LAN
7 11 (0.49%) WAN
8 10 (0.44%) SSL
9 8 (0.35%) VPN
9 8 (0.35%) LDAP
10 6 (0.27%) VoIP
11 4 (0.18%) Intranet
12 3 (0.13%) DHCP
13 2 (0.088%) SSH
13 2 (0.088%) SWIFTNet
13 2 (0.088%) NFC
14 1 (0.044%) NAS
14 1 (0.044%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.044%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 84 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 72 (3.19%) MySQL
4 66 (2.92%) KDB
5 42 (1.86%) MongoDB
6 33 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.02%) RavenDB
8 23 (1.02%) Neo4j
9 22 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 21 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 20 (0.88%) Big Data
12 19 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (0.75%) HBase
14 17 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.49%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 97 (4.29%) Subversion
2 51 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 44 (1.95%) Selenium
5 42 (1.86%) JIRA
6 35 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.42%) NUnit
7 32 (1.42%) JUnit
8 30 (1.33%) Maven
9 29 (1.28%) WebDriver
10 25 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 21 (0.93%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.80%) Jenkins
13 16 (0.71%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.71%) Moq
14 13 (0.58%) MSTest
15 10 (0.44%) PHPUnit
15 10 (0.44%) Behat
16 9 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
16 9 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 1212 (53.63%) Finance
2 849 (37.57%) Front Office
3 792 (35.04%) Banking
4 493 (21.81%) Investment Banking
5 210 (9.29%) Back Office
6 122 (5.40%) Financial Institution
7 85 (3.76%) Retail
8 45 (1.99%) Marketing
9 33 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.46%) Legal
10 20 (0.88%) Advertising
10 20 (0.88%) Games
11 13 (0.58%) Law
11 13 (0.58%) International Banking
12 11 (0.49%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.49%) Publishing
13 10 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.27%) French Language
15 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1156 (51.15%) Developer
2 529 (23.41%) Java Developer
3 418 (18.50%) Analyst
4 234 (10.35%) Senior Developer
5 212 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 210 (9.29%) C# Developer
7 134 (5.93%) C++ Developer
8 128 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 114 (5.04%) Applications Support
10 112 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 103 (4.56%) Project Manager
12 97 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
13 94 (4.16%) .NET Developer
14 81 (3.58%) Programmer
15 76 (3.36%) Team Leader
16 65 (2.88%) Applications Support Analyst
17 55 (2.43%) Excel Developer
18 47 (2.08%) FX Support Analyst
19 43 (1.90%) Lead Developer
20 41 (1.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (14.65%) .NET
2 203 (8.98%) HTML
3 158 (6.99%) WPF
4 154 (6.81%) Spring
5 141 (6.24%) WCF
6 120 (5.31%) HTML5
7 113 (5.00%) CSS
8 102 (4.51%) J2EE
9 100 (4.42%) Middleware
10 99 (4.38%) JMS
10 99 (4.38%) XML
11 94 (4.16%) Web Services
12 82 (3.63%) ASP.NET
13 80 (3.54%) J2SE
14 79 (3.50%) Hibernate
15 75 (3.32%) jQuery
15 75 (3.32%) REST
16 72 (3.19%) .NET Framework
17 71 (3.14%) Rendezvous
18 65 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 723 (31.99%) Derivative
2 515 (22.79%) Equities
3 469 (20.75%) Fixed Income
4 193 (8.54%) Computer Science
5 152 (6.73%) Mathematics
6 137 (6.06%) Hedge funds
7 106 (4.69%) Equity Derivative
8 80 (3.54%) Open Source
9 79 (3.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 77 (3.41%) Market Risk
11 59 (2.61%) Credit Risk
12 52 (2.30%) Credit Derivative
13 51 (2.26%) SWIFT
14 42 (1.86%) Grid Computing
15 39 (1.73%) Physics
16 34 (1.50%) Spread Betting
17 32 (1.42%) Reference Data
18 28 (1.24%) Contract for Difference
19 25 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
20 22 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 393 (17.39%) UNIX
2 276 (12.21%) Linux
3 136 (6.02%) Windows
4 65 (2.88%) Solaris
5 26 (1.15%) Android
6 22 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.88%) NetWare
8 19 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.31%) HPUX
10 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.13%) Fedora
13 2 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.088%) AIX
13 2 (0.088%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.044%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (22.35%) Multithreading
2 502 (22.21%) Low Latency
3 383 (16.95%) OO
4 247 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (10.66%) Electronic Trading
6 229 (10.13%) TDD
7 223 (9.87%) Risk Management
8 192 (8.50%) Algorithmic Trading
9 190 (8.41%) Scrum
10 179 (7.92%) E-Commerce
11 175 (7.74%) Software Engineering
12 164 (7.26%) Project Management
13 118 (5.22%) Business Analysis
14 110 (4.87%) MVC
15 106 (4.69%) Analytics
16 92 (4.07%) Asset Management
17 85 (3.76%) Mentoring
18 78 (3.45%) OOD
18 78 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
19 74 (3.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 887 (39.25%) Java
2 595 (26.33%) SQL
3 467 (20.66%) C#
4 307 (13.58%) C++
5 192 (8.50%) Python
6 182 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 107 (4.73%) VBA
8 98 (4.34%) Perl
9 64 (2.83%) PHP
10 37 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.55%) Ruby
12 32 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.42%) C
13 30 (1.33%) PHP5
14 27 (1.19%) Scala
15 26 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.11%) VB.NET
17 24 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.02%) MATLAB
19 16 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 378 (16.73%) Degree
2 38 (1.68%) PhD
3 31 (1.37%) ISEB
4 20 (0.88%) ACCA
4 20 (0.88%) CIMA
5 15 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 15 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.40%) CCNA
9 7 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.088%) CCA
11 2 (0.088%) CISSP
11 2 (0.088%) CISM
11 2 (0.088%) MBA
11 2 (0.088%) CAPM
12 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.044%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (6.15%) QA
2 45 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (1.95%) EMIR
4 18 (0.80%) Basel III
5 17 (0.75%) Basel II
6 13 (0.58%) Solvency II
6 13 (0.58%) FATCA
7 11 (0.49%) COBIT
8 8 (0.35%) 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%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.27%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.088%) KVM
5 1 (0.044%) Squid
5 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 2 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.088%) Ansible
5 1 (0.044%) SCOM
5 1 (0.044%) Control-M
5 1 (0.044%) WMI
Vendors
1 277 (12.26%) Oracle
2 188 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 139 (6.15%) TIBCO
4 117 (5.18%) Murex
5 110 (4.87%) Sybase
6 93 (4.12%) 29West
7 60 (2.65%) Calypso
8 55 (2.43%) Bloomberg
9 48 (2.12%) SunGard
10 45 (1.99%) Reuters
11 35 (1.55%) Informatica
12 33 (1.46%) Zend
13 25 (1.11%) Sitecore
14 23 (1.02%) EPiServer
15 21 (0.93%) Wall Street Systems
16 18 (0.80%) DevExpress
16 18 (0.80%) Algorithmics
16 18 (0.80%) Sun
17 17 (0.75%) Red Hat
17 17 (0.75%) DataSynapse
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