The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 129 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1154 1273 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.33% 2.80% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.98% 7.24% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1069 1352
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19305 17585 22010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.90% 38.69% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 14347 18924
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 436 £67,500 -6.89% 100
Canary Wharf -4 11 £80,000 -15.78% 1
Surbiton -6 5 - -
Docklands, London -1 4 £80,000 +70.66%
Hounslow - 1 £62,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1214 (58.99%) Finance
2 785 (38.14%) Java
3 770 (37.41%) Front Office
4 767 (37.27%) Banking
5 680 (33.04%) Derivative
6 592 (28.77%) SQL
7 518 (25.17%) Fixed Income
8 517 (25.12%) Equities
9 461 (22.40%) Degree
10 439 (21.33%) Investment Banking
11 436 (21.19%) C#
12 393 (19.10%) Low Latency
13 379 (18.42%) C++
14 371 (18.03%) Multithreading
15 363 (17.64%) Linux
16 357 (17.35%) UNIX
17 295 (14.33%) Computer Science
18 277 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
19 258 (12.54%) OO
20 243 (11.81%) Oracle
21 229 (11.13%) Risk Management
22 225 (10.93%) Scrum
23 219 (10.64%) Python
24 208 (10.11%) .NET
25 200 (9.72%) Back Office
26 199 (9.67%) Electronic Trading
27 183 (8.89%) HTML
28 181 (8.79%) SQL Server
29 178 (8.65%) Hedge funds
30 174 (8.45%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (0.63%) CMS
3 11 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
4 10 (0.49%) Confluence
4 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.34%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.24%) SAS
7 5 (0.24%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.24%) Node.js
7 5 (0.24%) WordPress
8 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.19%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.19%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.19%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
9 3 (0.15%) Apache
9 3 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 83 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.07%) MS Office
3 15 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.39%) Stata
5 6 (0.29%) MS Project
5 6 (0.29%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.19%) Maya
7 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (2.04%) Summit
2 17 (0.83%) Kondor+
3 16 (0.78%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.49%) RMDS
5 8 (0.39%) Misys Opics
6 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.34%) Endur
7 6 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.24%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.19%) Global One
9 4 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
10 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.049%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.17%) Internet
3 21 (1.02%) DNS
4 20 (0.97%) Firewall
5 12 (0.58%) HTTP
6 10 (0.49%) DHCP
7 8 (0.39%) SAN
8 7 (0.34%) VPN
9 6 (0.29%) LDAP
9 6 (0.29%) LAN
10 4 (0.19%) VoIP
11 3 (0.15%) SSL
11 3 (0.15%) Multicast
12 2 (0.097%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.049%) Intranet
13 1 (0.049%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.049%) FTP
13 1 (0.049%) WAN
13 1 (0.049%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 88 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 65 (3.16%) KDB
4 64 (3.11%) MySQL
5 44 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 29 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.68%) SQLPlus
10 14 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (0.63%) DB2
11 13 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 72 (3.50%) Maven
2 68 (3.30%) Subversion
3 53 (2.58%) NUnit
4 49 (2.38%) Selenium
5 48 (2.33%) JIRA
6 46 (2.24%) TeamCity
7 38 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 37 (1.80%) JUnit
9 26 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (1.17%) Moq
11 21 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (0.87%) MSBuild
14 17 (0.83%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.53%) Ant
15 11 (0.53%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.39%) JsTestDriver
17 7 (0.34%) Toad
17 7 (0.34%) Behat
General
1 1214 (58.99%) Finance
2 770 (37.41%) Front Office
3 767 (37.27%) Banking
4 439 (21.33%) Investment Banking
5 200 (9.72%) Back Office
6 67 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 64 (3.11%) Retail
8 38 (1.85%) Marketing
9 35 (1.70%) Legal
10 29 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.36%) Games
12 27 (1.31%) General Ledger
13 19 (0.92%) Retail Banking
14 11 (0.53%) Advertising
15 10 (0.49%) Electronics
16 9 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.15%) Publishing
20 2 (0.097%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1027 (49.90%) Developer
2 449 (21.82%) Analyst
3 415 (20.17%) Java Developer
4 253 (12.29%) Business Analyst
5 191 (9.28%) Senior Developer
6 167 (8.11%) C++ Developer
7 151 (7.34%) Applications Support
8 141 (6.85%) C# Developer
9 134 (6.51%) Support Analyst
10 104 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 98 (4.76%) Programmer
12 83 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
13 69 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
14 56 (2.72%) .NET Developer
15 55 (2.67%) Senior Analyst
16 47 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
16 47 (2.28%) Consultant
17 44 (2.14%) Team Leader
18 42 (2.04%) Python Developer
19 41 (1.99%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (10.11%) .NET
2 183 (8.89%) HTML
3 133 (6.46%) WPF
4 125 (6.07%) XML
5 123 (5.98%) Spring
6 122 (5.93%) CSS
7 103 (5.00%) STL
8 98 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 98 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 87 (4.23%) WCF
10 86 (4.18%) HTML5
11 83 (4.03%) J2EE
12 77 (3.74%) J2SE
13 72 (3.50%) JMS
14 65 (3.16%) jQuery
15 61 (2.96%) Web Services
16 52 (2.53%) Ajax
17 51 (2.48%) LAMP
17 51 (2.48%) Swing
18 44 (2.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 680 (33.04%) Derivative
2 518 (25.17%) Fixed Income
3 517 (25.12%) Equities
4 295 (14.33%) Computer Science
5 178 (8.65%) Hedge funds
6 159 (7.73%) Equity Derivative
7 152 (7.39%) Mathematics
8 82 (3.98%) Credit Derivative
8 82 (3.98%) Market Risk
9 76 (3.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 73 (3.55%) Physics
11 66 (3.21%) Grid Computing
12 61 (2.96%) SWIFT
13 45 (2.19%) Management Information System
14 40 (1.94%) Credit Risk
15 39 (1.90%) Reference Data
16 27 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 26 (1.26%) Open Source
18 25 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
19 20 (0.97%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 363 (17.64%) Linux
2 357 (17.35%) UNIX
3 162 (7.87%) Windows
4 37 (1.80%) Solaris
5 14 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.63%) Android
7 12 (0.58%) CentOS
8 7 (0.34%) Fedora
9 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.19%) NetWare
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.097%) AIX
13 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.049%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (19.10%) Low Latency
2 371 (18.03%) Multithreading
3 277 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (12.54%) OO
5 229 (11.13%) Risk Management
6 225 (10.93%) Scrum
7 199 (9.67%) Electronic Trading
8 174 (8.45%) Project Management
9 173 (8.41%) TDD
10 168 (8.16%) Algorithmic Trading
11 157 (7.63%) E-Commerce
12 151 (7.34%) Business Analysis
13 120 (5.83%) Software Engineering
14 109 (5.30%) Asset Management
15 104 (5.05%) Analytics
16 90 (4.37%) BDD
17 88 (4.28%) ITIL
18 82 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
19 77 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (3.30%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 785 (38.14%) Java
2 592 (28.77%) SQL
3 436 (21.19%) C#
4 379 (18.42%) C++
5 219 (10.64%) Python
6 137 (6.66%) JavaScript
7 91 (4.42%) Perl
8 89 (4.32%) VBA
9 67 (3.26%) C
10 66 (3.21%) PHP
11 59 (2.87%) MATLAB
12 42 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 34 (1.65%) PHP5
14 28 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.26%) VC++
16 25 (1.21%) R
17 20 (0.97%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.87%) Bash Shell
19 17 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 461 (22.40%) Degree
2 68 (3.30%) PhD
3 22 (1.07%) ISEB
4 19 (0.92%) CIMA
4 19 (0.92%) ACCA
5 14 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.29%) PMP
9 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.24%) CFA
10 4 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.097%) MBA
12 1 (0.049%) CISM
12 1 (0.049%) CISSP
12 1 (0.049%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (6.56%) QA
2 41 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
3 35 (1.70%) EMIR
4 19 (0.92%) COBIT
5 14 (0.68%) Basel III
6 13 (0.63%) FATCA
7 9 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.39%) SLA
9 4 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.049%) Basel II
11 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.39%) KVM
2 8 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.049%) Samba
4 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (0.83%) Puppet
2 7 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.097%) Zenoss
4 2 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.097%) Nagios
4 2 (0.097%) Control-M
5 1 (0.049%) OpenView
Vendors
1 243 (11.81%) Oracle
2 130 (6.32%) TIBCO
3 106 (5.15%) Sybase
4 98 (4.76%) Murex
5 93 (4.52%) Microsoft
6 74 (3.60%) Calypso
7 60 (2.92%) Bloomberg
8 50 (2.43%) Reuters
9 40 (1.94%) 29West
10 39 (1.90%) Zend
11 38 (1.85%) Wall Street Systems
12 30 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.02%) ION Trading
14 20 (0.97%) SunGard
15 19 (0.92%) Algorithmics
16 18 (0.87%) OpenLink
16 18 (0.87%) Cognizant
17 16 (0.78%) thinkFolio
17 16 (0.78%) Sun
18 15 (0.73%) Charles River
East London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to 60% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Henderson Scott
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago