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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 195 168 141
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 752 882 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.98% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 4.33% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 592 744 935
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
19727 20362 23134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.71% 45.61% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16632 16551 18710
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -4 177 £70,000 - 24
Canary Wharf +2 4 £55,000 -
Mayfair -2 4 £120,000 +200.00%
Brentford - 1 £50,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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).

1 907 (57.84%) Finance
2 607 (38.71%) Java
3 508 (32.40%) Front Office
4 475 (30.29%) Banking
5 444 (28.32%) Equities
6 439 (28.00%) Derivative
7 430 (27.42%) SQL
8 401 (25.57%) Fixed Income
9 396 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
10 371 (23.66%) Multithreading
11 368 (23.47%) Unix
12 349 (22.26%) Degree
13 319 (20.34%) Low Latency
14 291 (18.56%) C++
15 286 (18.24%) C#
16 279 (17.79%) Investment Banking
17 258 (16.45%) Linux
18 240 (15.31%) Python
19 210 (13.39%) Electronic Trading
20 201 (12.82%) .NET
21 185 (11.80%) Software Engineering
21 185 (11.80%) Hedge funds
22 181 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
23 173 (11.03%) Oracle
24 167 (10.65%) Computer Science
25 164 (10.46%) TDD
26 155 (9.89%) Risk Management
27 154 (9.82%) OO
28 149 (9.50%) JavaScript
29 146 (9.31%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (1.72%) Apache
2 24 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 20 (1.28%) Node.js
4 18 (1.15%) Confluence
5 16 (1.02%) IIS
6 14 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.77%) JBoss
7 12 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.38%) CMS
10 5 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.32%) Mule
10 5 (0.32%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.26%) GemFire
11 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.98%) MS Office
3 18 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.45%) Mathematica
4 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.38%) Maya
6 4 (0.26%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.064%) InDesign
8 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.21%) MetaTrader
2 13 (0.83%) Kondor
3 10 (0.64%) Misys Midas
4 9 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.51%) thinkFolio
6 6 (0.38%) Summit
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.26%) Eikon
8 4 (0.26%) Finacle
8 4 (0.26%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.26%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.26%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.19%) AWD
9 3 (0.19%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.13%) PORTIA
11 1 (0.064%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.47%) GitHub
3 22 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.51%) Office 365
5 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.064%) IaaS
8 1 (0.064%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.04%) Multicast
2 18 (1.15%) DNS
3 17 (1.08%) Internet
4 15 (0.96%) DHCP
5 10 (0.64%) LAN
5 10 (0.64%) WAN
6 9 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.51%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.38%) Intranet
8 6 (0.38%) NAS
8 6 (0.38%) SAN
9 5 (0.32%) LDAP
9 5 (0.32%) VLAN
10 4 (0.26%) DEFINITY
10 4 (0.26%) Network Security
10 4 (0.26%) SSL
10 4 (0.26%) VPN
11 3 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.19%) Firewall
11 3 (0.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 75 (4.78%) KDB
3 55 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.85%) MySQL
4 29 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 29 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 21 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.64%) Big Data
9 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (3.25%) Jenkins
1 51 (3.25%) JIRA
2 44 (2.81%) Selenium
3 43 (2.74%) JUnit
4 40 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 36 (2.30%) TeamCity
6 33 (2.10%) Cucumber
6 33 (2.10%) Subversion
7 32 (2.04%) Maven
8 31 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (1.40%) Jasmine
10 20 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (1.08%) Eclipse
12 16 (1.02%) Mockito
13 13 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.77%) FitNesse
15 11 (0.70%) Visual Studio
15 11 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 10 (0.64%) Android Studio
16 10 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 907 (57.84%) Finance
2 508 (32.40%) Front Office
3 475 (30.29%) Banking
4 279 (17.79%) Investment Banking
5 102 (6.51%) Back Office
6 92 (5.87%) Financial Institution
7 41 (2.61%) Legal
8 36 (2.30%) Retail
9 27 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
10 20 (1.28%) Games
11 19 (1.21%) Law
11 19 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.83%) Advertising
13 11 (0.70%) Marketing
14 6 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
15 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.19%) Electronics
16 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 807 (51.47%) Developer
2 356 (22.70%) Java Developer
3 323 (20.60%) Analyst
4 157 (10.01%) C++ Developer
5 154 (9.82%) Business Analyst
6 137 (8.74%) C# Developer
7 129 (8.23%) Support Analyst
8 120 (7.65%) Senior Developer
9 78 (4.97%) .NET Developer
10 76 (4.85%) Applications Support
11 69 (4.40%) Consultant
12 68 (4.34%) Front Office Developer
13 66 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 61 (3.89%) FX Support Analyst
15 54 (3.44%) Project Manager
16 52 (3.32%) Banking Analyst
16 52 (3.32%) Programmer
17 51 (3.25%) Lead Developer
17 51 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
18 50 (3.19%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (12.82%) .NET
2 146 (9.31%) FIX Protocol
3 103 (6.57%) HTML
4 100 (6.38%) WPF
5 81 (5.17%) XML
6 77 (4.91%) J2SE
6 77 (4.91%) WCF
7 73 (4.66%) JMS
8 67 (4.27%) HTML5
9 62 (3.95%) CSS
9 62 (3.95%) STL
10 61 (3.89%) Spring
11 56 (3.57%) ASP.NET
12 55 (3.51%) Web Services
13 54 (3.44%) Ultra Messaging
14 53 (3.38%) TIBCO EMS
15 52 (3.32%) AngularJS
16 45 (2.87%) .NET Framework
17 41 (2.61%) Hibernate
18 40 (2.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 444 (28.32%) Equities
2 439 (28.00%) Derivative
3 401 (25.57%) Fixed Income
4 185 (11.80%) Hedge funds
5 181 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 167 (10.65%) Computer Science
7 76 (4.85%) Fintech
8 72 (4.59%) Equity Derivative
9 63 (4.02%) Mathematics
10 52 (3.32%) Algorithms
11 47 (3.00%) Market Risk
12 45 (2.87%) Data Structures
13 35 (2.23%) Credit Risk
14 32 (2.04%) User Experience
15 28 (1.79%) SWIFT
16 27 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
17 26 (1.66%) Mobile App
18 24 (1.53%) Spread Betting
19 23 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
20 19 (1.21%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 368 (23.47%) Unix
2 258 (16.45%) Linux
3 130 (8.29%) Windows
4 30 (1.91%) Android
5 23 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.21%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.15%) Solaris
8 15 (0.96%) CentOS
9 14 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.19%) AIX
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.13%) VMS
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (23.66%) Multithreading
3 319 (20.34%) Low Latency
4 210 (13.39%) Electronic Trading
5 185 (11.80%) Software Engineering
6 164 (10.46%) TDD
7 155 (9.89%) Risk Management
8 154 (9.82%) OO
9 134 (8.55%) Analytics
10 103 (6.57%) Scrum
11 101 (6.44%) Algorithmic Trading
12 100 (6.38%) Concurrent Programming
13 88 (5.61%) Project Management
14 82 (5.23%) SDLC
15 80 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 73 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (4.46%) Unit Testing
18 67 (4.27%) E-Commerce
19 65 (4.15%) Business Analysis
20 63 (4.02%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 607 (38.71%) Java
2 430 (27.42%) SQL
3 291 (18.56%) C++
4 286 (18.24%) C#
5 240 (15.31%) Python
6 149 (9.50%) JavaScript
7 65 (4.15%) Perl
8 64 (4.08%) C
9 63 (4.02%) Scala
10 59 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 50 (3.19%) VBA
12 34 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.72%) MATLAB
15 26 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.34%) R
17 18 (1.15%) XPath
18 17 (1.08%) PowerShell
19 15 (0.96%) ES6
19 15 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 349 (22.26%) Degree
2 18 (1.15%) Brainbench
3 15 (0.96%) ACCA
3 15 (0.96%) CIMA
4 11 (0.70%) ISEB
5 10 (0.64%) CISSP
5 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.64%) PhD
6 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.32%) CISA
7 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.26%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.26%) CISM
8 4 (0.26%) HNC
8 4 (0.26%) HND
8 4 (0.26%) ISSAP
8 4 (0.26%) MCSE
9 3 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.63%) QA
2 54 (3.44%) MiFID
3 27 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.40%) EMIR
6 17 (1.08%) COBIT
7 15 (0.96%) ISO27002
8 11 (0.70%) SLA
9 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.38%) Basel III
10 6 (0.38%) SSAE 16
11 5 (0.32%) FATCA
11 5 (0.32%) SEPA
12 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.13%) COREP
14 2 (0.13%) COSO
14 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.13%) FINREP
14 2 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.08%) Docker
3 13 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.70%) vSphere
5 8 (0.51%) NFS
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.38%) KVM
7 6 (0.38%) Xen
8 5 (0.32%) XenApp
9 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.064%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 46 (2.93%) Puppet
2 45 (2.87%) Ansible
3 39 (2.49%) Control-M
4 34 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (0.77%) Apache Shiro
7 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.45%) Salt
10 5 (0.32%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.19%) Kibana
11 3 (0.19%) logstash
11 3 (0.19%) SCOM
12 2 (0.13%) vMotion
13 1 (0.064%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.064%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.064%) Linux-HA
13 1 (0.064%) Mesos
13 1 (0.064%) SCCM
Vendors
1 173 (11.03%) Oracle
2 108 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 105 (6.70%) TIBCO
4 81 (5.17%) Murex
5 55 (3.51%) Bloomberg
6 47 (3.00%) Calypso
7 43 (2.74%) Sybase
8 33 (2.10%) VMware
9 31 (1.98%) Reuters
10 22 (1.40%) Wall Street Systems
11 19 (1.21%) SunGard
12 17 (1.08%) HP
12 17 (1.08%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.96%) Currenex
14 14 (0.89%) Cisco
14 14 (0.89%) ION Trading
15 13 (0.83%) Citrix
16 12 (0.77%) Charles River
16 12 (0.77%) Misys
16 12 (0.77%) Solace
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Web Financial Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £150000 - £175000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TUI Group
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago