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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 117 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1087 1125 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.41% 2.50% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.53% 5.39% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 953 925 1259
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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
19648 20879 23284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.49% 46.37% 46.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15838 17080 19800
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -42 276 £70,000 - 66
Canary Wharf +5 7 £80,000 -
Docklands, London -4 6 £82,500 +25.00% 1
Hounslow - 5 £60,000 -
Brentford -1 3 £62,500 +6.83%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £52,500 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £65,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1188 (52.80%) Finance
2 882 (39.20%) Java
3 859 (38.18%) Front Office
4 810 (36.00%) Banking
5 672 (29.87%) Derivative
6 590 (26.22%) SQL
7 551 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 512 (22.76%) Investment Banking
9 509 (22.62%) Low Latency
10 508 (22.58%) Multithreading
11 475 (21.11%) Equities
12 457 (20.31%) C#
13 454 (20.18%) Fixed Income
14 405 (18.00%) UNIX
15 396 (17.60%) OO
16 336 (14.93%) Degree
17 328 (14.58%) .NET
18 307 (13.64%) C++
19 278 (12.36%) Linux
20 256 (11.38%) Oracle
21 238 (10.58%) TDD
22 229 (10.18%) Electronic Trading
23 211 (9.38%) Risk Management
24 207 (9.20%) SQL Server
24 207 (9.20%) HTML
24 207 (9.20%) Microsoft
25 205 (9.11%) Back Office
26 200 (8.89%) Software Engineering
27 198 (8.80%) JavaScript
28 191 (8.49%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 43 (1.91%) IIS
2 31 (1.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 31 (1.38%) Apache
3 30 (1.33%) Node.js
4 26 (1.16%) Umbraco
4 26 (1.16%) Sitefinity
4 26 (1.16%) NServiceBus
4 26 (1.16%) Orchard CMS
5 23 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 23 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 23 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.89%) CMS
7 16 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.62%) MQSeries
9 14 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (0.62%) Confluence
10 13 (0.58%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.53%) Magnolia
Applications
1 106 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.49%) MS Office
5 5 (0.22%) MS Project
5 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.089%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.044%) Stata
8 1 (0.044%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 39 (1.73%) Kondor+
2 34 (1.51%) RMDS
3 31 (1.38%) Summit
4 16 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.53%) Front Arena
6 11 (0.49%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 10 (0.44%) 3000 Xtra
7 10 (0.44%) Eikon
8 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.36%) Findur
9 8 (0.36%) Temenos T24
9 8 (0.36%) Finacle
10 7 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
10 7 (0.31%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.18%) LatentZero
12 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.44%) GitHub
2 6 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 42 (1.87%) Firewall
3 29 (1.29%) Multicast
4 21 (0.93%) DNS
5 16 (0.71%) HTTP
6 14 (0.62%) SAN
7 12 (0.53%) LAN
8 11 (0.49%) WAN
9 10 (0.44%) SSL
10 9 (0.40%) LDAP
10 9 (0.40%) VPN
11 6 (0.27%) VoIP
12 3 (0.13%) DHCP
12 3 (0.13%) Intranet
12 3 (0.13%) Internet
13 2 (0.089%) SSH
13 2 (0.089%) NFC
13 2 (0.089%) SWIFTNet
14 1 (0.044%) NAS
14 1 (0.044%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 68 (3.02%) MySQL
4 62 (2.76%) KDB
5 51 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 35 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 31 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.16%) Neo4j
8 26 (1.16%) RavenDB
9 23 (1.02%) HBase
9 23 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (0.98%) Big Data
11 18 (0.80%) Data Mining
12 17 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.62%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 91 (4.04%) Subversion
2 59 (2.62%) Visual Studio
3 54 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.04%) Selenium
5 42 (1.87%) JIRA
6 34 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.42%) WebDriver
8 31 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 26 (1.16%) NUnit
10 24 (1.07%) JUnit
11 23 (1.02%) Maven
12 20 (0.89%) Jenkins
13 16 (0.71%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.67%) Moq
15 14 (0.62%) SpecFlow
16 13 (0.58%) MSTest
17 12 (0.53%) Eclipse
18 11 (0.49%) GCC
18 11 (0.49%) FitNesse
19 9 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1188 (52.80%) Finance
2 859 (38.18%) Front Office
3 810 (36.00%) Banking
4 512 (22.76%) Investment Banking
5 205 (9.11%) Back Office
6 134 (5.96%) Financial Institution
7 94 (4.18%) Retail
8 40 (1.78%) Marketing
9 33 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.16%) Legal
11 25 (1.11%) Games
12 22 (0.98%) Advertising
13 14 (0.62%) Law
13 14 (0.62%) Italian Language
14 13 (0.58%) International Banking
15 12 (0.53%) Publishing
15 12 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.27%) French Language
17 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1152 (51.20%) Developer
2 532 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 414 (18.40%) Analyst
4 211 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 208 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 185 (8.22%) Business Analyst
7 148 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 137 (6.09%) C++ Developer
9 117 (5.20%) Applications Support
10 114 (5.07%) Project Manager
11 102 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 86 (3.82%) .NET Developer
13 85 (3.78%) Senior Java Developer
14 84 (3.73%) Team Leader
15 75 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
16 69 (3.07%) Programmer
17 59 (2.62%) FX Support Analyst
18 57 (2.53%) Excel Developer
19 46 (2.04%) Software Engineer
20 43 (1.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (14.58%) .NET
2 207 (9.20%) HTML
3 153 (6.80%) WPF
4 150 (6.67%) Spring
5 146 (6.49%) WCF
6 130 (5.78%) HTML5
7 117 (5.20%) CSS
8 105 (4.67%) Web Services
9 104 (4.62%) Middleware
10 94 (4.18%) XML
11 93 (4.13%) JMS
12 88 (3.91%) ASP.NET
13 86 (3.82%) J2EE
14 79 (3.51%) REST
15 78 (3.47%) jQuery
16 77 (3.42%) .NET Framework
16 77 (3.42%) Rendezvous
16 77 (3.42%) Hibernate
17 72 (3.20%) J2SE
18 71 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 672 (29.87%) Derivative
2 475 (21.11%) Equities
3 454 (20.18%) Fixed Income
4 165 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 153 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 144 (6.40%) Mathematics
7 126 (5.60%) Hedge funds
8 112 (4.98%) Algorithms
9 84 (3.73%) Equity Derivative
10 81 (3.60%) Open Source
11 69 (3.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 65 (2.89%) Market Risk
13 61 (2.71%) Credit Risk
14 45 (2.00%) Physics
14 45 (2.00%) SWIFT
14 45 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
15 42 (1.87%) User Experience
16 35 (1.56%) Spread Betting
17 32 (1.42%) Grid Computing
18 29 (1.29%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 405 (18.00%) UNIX
2 278 (12.36%) Linux
3 146 (6.49%) Windows
4 67 (2.98%) Solaris
5 26 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.93%) Android
7 20 (0.89%) NetWare
8 12 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.31%) HPUX
11 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.044%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (22.62%) Low Latency
3 508 (22.58%) Multithreading
4 396 (17.60%) OO
5 238 (10.58%) TDD
6 229 (10.18%) Electronic Trading
7 211 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 200 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 191 (8.49%) E-Commerce
9 191 (8.49%) Algorithmic Trading
10 173 (7.69%) Scrum
11 167 (7.42%) Project Management
12 115 (5.11%) MVC
13 109 (4.84%) Business Analysis
14 103 (4.58%) Analytics
15 88 (3.91%) Asset Management
16 81 (3.60%) Mentoring
17 79 (3.51%) OOD
18 74 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
19 72 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 882 (39.20%) Java
2 590 (26.22%) SQL
3 457 (20.31%) C#
4 307 (13.64%) C++
5 198 (8.80%) JavaScript
6 170 (7.56%) Python
7 104 (4.62%) VBA
8 92 (4.09%) Perl
9 53 (2.36%) PHP
10 38 (1.69%) Ruby
11 34 (1.51%) C
12 31 (1.38%) Scala
13 30 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 29 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 26 (1.16%) T-SQL
17 22 (0.98%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.93%) PHP5
19 17 (0.76%) Groovy
20 16 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (14.93%) Degree
2 28 (1.24%) ISEB
3 22 (0.98%) PhD
4 21 (0.93%) CIMA
4 21 (0.93%) ACCA
5 17 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 14 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.44%) CCNA
9 4 (0.18%) CISSP
9 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.13%) CCA
10 3 (0.13%) PMP
11 2 (0.089%) MBA
11 2 (0.089%) CISM
11 2 (0.089%) CAPM
12 1 (0.044%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.044%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.27%) QA
2 42 (1.87%) EMIR
3 41 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.80%) Basel II
5 13 (0.58%) Basel III
6 11 (0.49%) COBIT
7 10 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.44%) FATCA
8 6 (0.27%) SLA
9 3 (0.13%) GAAP
9 3 (0.13%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.089%) COREP
11 1 (0.044%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.044%) UCITS
11 1 (0.044%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.044%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.31%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.044%) Docker
4 1 (0.044%) KVM
4 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.044%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.13%) Ansible
3 3 (0.13%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) SCCM
4 2 (0.089%) Control-M
4 2 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.044%) SCOM
5 1 (0.044%) WMI
Vendors
1 256 (11.38%) Oracle
2 207 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 140 (6.22%) TIBCO
4 106 (4.71%) Murex
5 105 (4.67%) Sybase
6 100 (4.44%) 29West
7 53 (2.36%) Calypso
8 52 (2.31%) SunGard
8 52 (2.31%) Bloomberg
9 47 (2.09%) Reuters
10 38 (1.69%) Informatica
11 28 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 26 (1.16%) EPiServer
13 25 (1.11%) Zend
14 19 (0.84%) Wall Street Systems
14 19 (0.84%) DataSynapse
15 18 (0.80%) Misys
16 17 (0.76%) DevExpress
17 16 (0.71%) ION Trading
17 16 (0.71%) SAP
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 to £100000 per annum - Bonus + Pension + Private Health + 25 D
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Home Working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago