The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 332 271 244
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -27
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 907 1257 1264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.64% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1005 1070
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41812 47629 43118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.58% 40.28% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33090 38020 35068
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,523
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the UK.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in the UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -48 895 £67,500 -3.57% 135
London -29 832 £67,500 -3.57% 124
City of London -27 226 £67,500 -3.57% 60
South East +11 24 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands - 20 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 11 £35,000 - 2
Nottingham - 11 £35,000 - 2
East of England +23 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Docklands, London +12 9 £77,500 -3.12%
Derbyshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 9 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex +18 8 £52,500 - 3
Berkshire +13 8 £31,500 - 1
Canary Wharf -3 8 £55,000 -15.38%
Hertfordshire +10 6 £25,750 -35.62%
Brighton +7 6 £52,500 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £25,750 -
Windsor -9 5 £31,500 - 1
Scotland -33 4 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Bedfordshire +14 3 - -
Luton +9 3 - -
Stirling -9 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Bristol -7 2 £42,500 -43.33%
South West -43 2 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 - - 1
Cambridge +15 1 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £62,500 -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1056 (56.44%) Finance
2 609 (32.55%) Java
3 572 (30.57%) Banking
4 544 (29.08%) Front Office
5 510 (27.26%) SQL
6 480 (25.65%) Derivative
7 461 (24.64%) Equities
8 458 (24.48%) Fixed Income
9 429 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
10 387 (20.68%) C#
11 371 (19.83%) Investment Banking
12 348 (18.60%) C++
12 348 (18.60%) UNIX
13 335 (17.90%) Multithreading
14 322 (17.21%) Linux
15 311 (16.62%) Low Latency
16 291 (15.55%) Degree
17 262 (14.00%) .NET
18 239 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
19 225 (12.03%) Back Office
20 218 (11.65%) Windows
21 207 (11.06%) Risk Management
22 196 (10.48%) SQL Server
22 196 (10.48%) FIX Protocol
23 193 (10.32%) JavaScript
24 187 (9.99%) OO
25 180 (9.62%) Hedge funds
26 174 (9.30%) Microsoft
27 162 (8.66%) Business Analysis
28 157 (8.39%) Oracle

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 37 (1.98%) Node.js
2 28 (1.50%) IIS
3 16 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 14 (0.75%) Tomcat
4 14 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.48%) Apache
7 8 (0.43%) CMS
8 7 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.32%) GemFire
9 6 (0.32%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.27%) Confluence
11 4 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (0.21%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 93 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.62%) MS Office
3 24 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.75%) Mathematica
5 9 (0.48%) MS Project
6 6 (0.32%) Mingle
7 5 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (1.66%) SAP FI
2 30 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 30 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 28 (1.50%) SAP FSCM
4 20 (1.07%) SAP ERP
5 17 (0.91%) thinkFolio
5 17 (0.91%) MetaTrader
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
7 9 (0.48%) RMDS
7 9 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.48%) Temenos T24
7 9 (0.48%) Finacle
8 8 (0.43%) Kondor+
9 7 (0.37%) Endur
9 7 (0.37%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 6 (0.32%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.27%) LatentZero
11 5 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.21%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.12%) SaaS
2 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.053%) PaaS
5 1 (0.053%) IaaS
5 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.66%) Multicast
2 29 (1.55%) VPN
3 27 (1.44%) Firewall
4 22 (1.18%) Internet
4 22 (1.18%) DNS
5 19 (1.02%) SAN
6 18 (0.96%) VLAN
7 17 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.86%) DHCP
9 13 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (0.64%) BGP
11 7 (0.37%) VoIP
11 7 (0.37%) EIGRP
11 7 (0.37%) OSPF
12 6 (0.32%) Broadband
13 5 (0.27%) WAN
13 5 (0.27%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.27%) Junos
13 5 (0.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 54 (2.89%) MySQL
4 32 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 30 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (1.50%) KDB
7 28 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.07%) SAP HANA
9 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 13 (0.69%) Big Data
12 11 (0.59%) LogicBlox
13 10 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.43%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.37%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.37%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 59 (3.15%) JIRA
3 50 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.35%) NUnit
5 41 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 36 (1.92%) Maven
8 35 (1.87%) JUnit
9 33 (1.76%) Selenium
10 27 (1.44%) GCC
11 23 (1.23%) GoogleTest
11 23 (1.23%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.18%) FitNesse
13 21 (1.12%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.80%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.75%) Ranorex
15 14 (0.75%) Gradle
16 13 (0.69%) Mocha
16 13 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 1056 (56.44%) Finance
2 572 (30.57%) Banking
3 544 (29.08%) Front Office
4 371 (19.83%) Investment Banking
5 225 (12.03%) Back Office
6 114 (6.09%) Retail
7 91 (4.86%) Financial Institution
8 47 (2.51%) Retail Banking
9 44 (2.35%) Legal
10 39 (2.08%) Games
11 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.23%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.02%) Electronics
14 17 (0.91%) Automotive
15 8 (0.43%) Marketing
16 7 (0.37%) Advertising
16 7 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
17 6 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 807 (43.13%) Developer
2 464 (24.80%) Analyst
3 310 (16.57%) Java Developer
4 189 (10.10%) Business Analyst
5 179 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 159 (8.50%) Support Analyst
7 156 (8.34%) C++ Developer
8 151 (8.07%) Applications Support
9 111 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 90 (4.81%) Applications Support Analyst
11 84 (4.49%) Consultant
12 58 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
13 57 (3.05%) .NET Developer
14 49 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 48 (2.57%) Project Manager
16 45 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
17 40 (2.14%) Quantitative Developer
18 32 (1.71%) Architect
18 32 (1.71%) Programmer
19 31 (1.66%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (14.00%) .NET
2 196 (10.48%) FIX Protocol
3 139 (7.43%) HTML
4 117 (6.25%) WCF
5 115 (6.15%) WPF
6 103 (5.51%) XML
7 101 (5.40%) HTML5
8 99 (5.29%) Spring
9 74 (3.96%) CSS
10 69 (3.69%) Ultra Messaging
11 65 (3.47%) STL
12 63 (3.37%) Web Services
13 60 (3.21%) ASP.NET
14 59 (3.15%) J2EE
15 51 (2.73%) JMS
15 51 (2.73%) jQuery
16 50 (2.67%) Hibernate
17 45 (2.41%) Middleware
18 43 (2.30%) AngularJS
18 43 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 480 (25.65%) Derivative
2 461 (24.64%) Equities
3 458 (24.48%) Fixed Income
4 239 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
5 180 (9.62%) Hedge funds
6 155 (8.28%) Computer Science
7 106 (5.67%) Mathematics
8 72 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 64 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
10 53 (2.83%) Spread Betting
11 46 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
12 44 (2.35%) User Experience
13 43 (2.30%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.66%) Data Centre
14 31 (1.66%) Market Risk
14 31 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
15 28 (1.50%) Physics
16 27 (1.44%) PMI
17 24 (1.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 23 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 348 (18.60%) UNIX
2 322 (17.21%) Linux
3 218 (11.65%) Windows
4 25 (1.34%) Android
5 23 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.02%) Solaris
7 17 (0.91%) Fedora
7 17 (0.91%) CentOS
8 16 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.21%) SUSE
14 3 (0.16%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.053%) AIX
16 1 (0.053%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (17.90%) Multithreading
3 311 (16.62%) Low Latency
4 207 (11.06%) Risk Management
5 187 (9.99%) OO
6 162 (8.66%) Business Analysis
7 154 (8.23%) TDD
7 154 (8.23%) E-Commerce
8 142 (7.59%) SDLC
9 131 (7.00%) Project Management
10 130 (6.95%) Scrum
11 124 (6.63%) Software Engineering
12 111 (5.93%) Analytics
13 107 (5.72%) Algorithmic Trading
14 102 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
15 101 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 97 (5.18%) ITIL
17 85 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (4.28%) Asset Management
19 70 (3.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 609 (32.55%) Java
2 510 (27.26%) SQL
3 387 (20.68%) C#
4 348 (18.60%) C++
5 193 (10.32%) JavaScript
6 150 (8.02%) Python
7 119 (6.36%) Perl
8 75 (4.01%) VBA
9 68 (3.63%) C
10 52 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 50 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 34 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 33 (1.76%) Scala
14 28 (1.50%) Ruby
15 26 (1.39%) MATLAB
16 20 (1.07%) R
17 17 (0.91%) Embedded C
17 17 (0.91%) Embedded C++
18 14 (0.75%) F#
18 14 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 291 (15.55%) Degree
2 52 (2.78%) CIMA
2 52 (2.78%) ACCA
3 32 (1.71%) ISEB
4 30 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 29 (1.55%) PhD
6 20 (1.07%) SAP Certification
6 20 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.07%) CCNA
7 13 (0.69%) CCA
8 9 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.43%) CCNP
10 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.16%) MCSE
13 3 (0.16%) PMP
13 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (8.23%) QA
2 62 (3.31%) EMIR
3 55 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 40 (2.14%) COBIT
5 19 (1.02%) SLA
6 12 (0.64%) MiFID
7 5 (0.27%) Basel III
8 4 (0.21%) COREP
8 4 (0.21%) FINREP
8 4 (0.21%) Basel II
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (1.39%) Firmware
2 16 (0.86%) Postfix
2 16 (0.86%) NFS
3 12 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.43%) Docker
6 4 (0.21%) HDFS
6 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (0.86%) Puppet
2 13 (0.69%) Ansible
3 11 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (0.48%) Capistrano
5 9 (0.48%) Salt
6 7 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.27%) Nagios
7 5 (0.27%) SCOM
8 3 (0.16%) Control-M
8 3 (0.16%) WMI
8 3 (0.16%) Oozie
9 2 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 174 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 157 (8.39%) Oracle
3 103 (5.51%) TIBCO
4 57 (3.05%) SAP
5 52 (2.78%) Murex
6 46 (2.46%) SunGard
7 43 (2.30%) Bloomberg
7 43 (2.30%) Wall Street Systems
8 37 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.82%) Sybase
10 27 (1.44%) Reuters
11 26 (1.39%) Cisco
12 21 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.07%) Solace
14 19 (1.02%) StreamBase
15 17 (0.91%) NEC
15 17 (0.91%) Informatica
15 17 (0.91%) EMC
15 17 (0.91%) Mentor Graphics
15 17 (0.91%) Fujitsu
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + BONUS + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Up to £60k + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £80000 - £175000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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