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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 365 348 294
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -54
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 889 949 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.86% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 2.12% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 660 795 984
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%

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
43421 44715 49219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.31% 40.56% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35102 35246 39088
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 866 £65,000 -7.14% 102
London -32 735 £67,500 -3.57% 99
City of London -6 173 £66,250 -5.35% 30
East of England +62 57 £40,500 +35.00% 1
Bedfordshire +46 52 £26,000 - 1
Luton +32 49 £26,000 - 1
South East +41 36 £50,000 -
Berkshire +40 25 £50,000 +35.13%
Nottingham +27 14 £40,000 +10.34%
East Midlands +23 14 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire +19 14 £40,000 +10.34%
Scotland +4 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bracknell - 11 £50,000 -
South West +6 10 £87,500 +14.75%
Dorset - 9 £87,500 -
Glasgow 0 7 - - 1
Bournemouth - 7 - -
Surrey -4 6 £75,000 +50.00%
Canary Wharf -1 4 £55,000 -
Mayfair -4 4 £120,000 +200.00%
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
North West +24 3 £29,750 -40.50% 2
Edinburgh +8 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridge +3 3 £40,500 -35.20%
West Sussex -1 3 £52,500 -
Stirling -2 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £40,500 -35.20%
East Sussex +18 2 - -
Manchester +5 2 £22,000 -37.80% 1

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 990 (55.37%) Finance
2 676 (37.81%) Java
3 542 (30.31%) Banking
4 514 (28.75%) Front Office
5 505 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
6 481 (26.90%) Derivative
7 470 (26.29%) SQL
8 455 (25.45%) Equities
9 429 (23.99%) Degree
10 428 (23.94%) Fixed Income
11 376 (21.03%) Multithreading
12 374 (20.92%) Unix
13 332 (18.57%) Low Latency
14 324 (18.12%) C#
15 322 (18.01%) C++
16 309 (17.28%) Investment Banking
17 274 (15.32%) Python
18 271 (15.16%) Linux
19 225 (12.58%) Electronic Trading
20 218 (12.19%) .NET
21 213 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
22 210 (11.74%) Oracle
23 202 (11.30%) Software Engineering
24 192 (10.74%) Risk Management
25 186 (10.40%) OO
26 183 (10.23%) Hedge funds
27 181 (10.12%) TDD
28 172 (9.62%) JavaScript
29 171 (9.56%) Computer Science
30 165 (9.23%) Scrum

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (2.35%) Confluence
2 34 (1.90%) IIS
3 32 (1.79%) Apache
4 24 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.12%) Node.js
6 17 (0.95%) CMS
6 17 (0.95%) JBoss
6 17 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 15 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.67%) MQSeries
8 12 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.56%) Orchard CMS
11 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.28%) Mule
12 5 (0.28%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 93 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.85%) MS Office
3 26 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.39%) Mathematica
5 7 (0.39%) Maya
6 6 (0.34%) MS Project
7 5 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) InDesign
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.12%) MetaTrader
2 11 (0.62%) Kondor
2 11 (0.62%) Misys Midas
3 9 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.45%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.28%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.28%) Summit
7 4 (0.22%) Eikon
7 4 (0.22%) Finacle
7 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.22%) Misys Opics
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.29%) GitHub
3 22 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.45%) Office 365
5 7 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.28%) SaaS
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.90%) Multicast
2 28 (1.57%) Internet
3 20 (1.12%) DNS
4 15 (0.84%) DHCP
5 12 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.62%) Intranet
6 11 (0.62%) LAN
6 11 (0.62%) WAN
7 8 (0.45%) iSCSI
8 6 (0.34%) NAS
8 6 (0.34%) SAN
9 5 (0.28%) LDAP
9 5 (0.28%) SSL
9 5 (0.28%) VLAN
10 4 (0.22%) DEFINITY
10 4 (0.22%) Network Security
10 4 (0.22%) VPN
11 3 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.17%) Firewall
11 3 (0.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 74 (4.14%) KDB
4 44 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 37 (2.07%) MySQL
6 29 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 29 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (1.12%) DB2
11 17 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.67%) BigTable
16 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.56%) Big Data
18 9 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (4.92%) JIRA
2 59 (3.30%) Jenkins
3 54 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 51 (2.85%) JUnit
4 51 (2.85%) Selenium
5 40 (2.24%) Maven
5 40 (2.24%) Subversion
6 37 (2.07%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.01%) TeamCity
8 34 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.17%) Jasmine
11 20 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (0.89%) Mockito
12 16 (0.89%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.67%) FitNesse
14 12 (0.67%) FxCop
15 11 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 990 (55.37%) Finance
2 542 (30.31%) Banking
3 514 (28.75%) Front Office
4 309 (17.28%) Investment Banking
5 121 (6.77%) Back Office
6 92 (5.15%) Financial Institution
7 70 (3.91%) Retail
8 44 (2.46%) Legal
9 33 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
10 22 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.06%) Law
12 18 (1.01%) Games
13 14 (0.78%) Advertising
14 13 (0.73%) Marketing
15 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.39%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.34%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.28%) Electronics
18 5 (0.28%) Publishing
19 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 885 (49.50%) Developer
2 380 (21.25%) Analyst
3 367 (20.53%) Java Developer
4 201 (11.24%) Business Analyst
5 164 (9.17%) C++ Developer
6 152 (8.50%) C# Developer
7 138 (7.72%) Support Analyst
8 129 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 92 (5.15%) .NET Developer
10 83 (4.64%) Consultant
11 82 (4.59%) Applications Support
12 77 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 71 (3.97%) Lead Developer
13 71 (3.97%) Python Developer
14 66 (3.69%) Front Office Developer
15 64 (3.58%) Project Manager
16 61 (3.41%) Banking Analyst
17 58 (3.24%) FX Support Analyst
18 57 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
19 56 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (12.19%) .NET
2 160 (8.95%) FIX Protocol
3 127 (7.10%) HTML
4 101 (5.65%) XML
5 98 (5.48%) WPF
6 88 (4.92%) Spring
7 86 (4.81%) WCF
8 82 (4.59%) JMS
9 79 (4.42%) CSS
9 79 (4.42%) J2SE
10 77 (4.31%) AngularJS
10 77 (4.31%) HTML5
11 72 (4.03%) Web Services
12 67 (3.75%) ASP.NET
13 60 (3.36%) STL
14 57 (3.19%) jQuery
15 53 (2.96%) TIBCO EMS
16 52 (2.91%) Ultra Messaging
17 49 (2.74%) .NET Framework
18 45 (2.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 481 (26.90%) Derivative
2 455 (25.45%) Equities
3 428 (23.94%) Fixed Income
4 213 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
5 183 (10.23%) Hedge funds
6 171 (9.56%) Computer Science
7 78 (4.36%) Fintech
8 74 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
9 73 (4.08%) Market Risk
10 72 (4.03%) Mathematics
11 53 (2.96%) User Experience
12 52 (2.91%) Algorithms
13 45 (2.52%) Data Structures
14 37 (2.07%) SWIFT
15 36 (2.01%) Credit Risk
16 34 (1.90%) Management Information System
17 27 (1.51%) Mobile App
17 27 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
18 26 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
19 24 (1.34%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 374 (20.92%) Unix
2 271 (15.16%) Linux
3 136 (7.61%) Windows
4 31 (1.73%) Android
5 23 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.06%) Solaris
7 15 (0.84%) CentOS
8 14 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.67%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.11%) VMS
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (21.03%) Multithreading
3 332 (18.57%) Low Latency
4 225 (12.58%) Electronic Trading
5 202 (11.30%) Software Engineering
6 192 (10.74%) Risk Management
7 186 (10.40%) OO
8 181 (10.12%) TDD
9 165 (9.23%) Scrum
10 147 (8.22%) Analytics
11 144 (8.05%) Project Management
12 113 (6.32%) SDLC
13 108 (6.04%) Business Analysis
14 106 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 103 (5.76%) Concurrent Programming
16 102 (5.70%) Algorithmic Trading
17 101 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
19 94 (5.26%) Unit Testing
20 90 (5.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 676 (37.81%) Java
2 470 (26.29%) SQL
3 324 (18.12%) C#
4 322 (18.01%) C++
5 274 (15.32%) Python
6 172 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 71 (3.97%) Perl
8 66 (3.69%) C
9 64 (3.58%) Scala
10 63 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 55 (3.08%) VBA
12 36 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 33 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 31 (1.73%) VB.NET
14 31 (1.73%) XPath
15 27 (1.51%) Ruby
16 25 (1.40%) MATLAB
17 19 (1.06%) R
18 18 (1.01%) PowerShell
19 15 (0.84%) ES6
Qualifications
1 429 (23.99%) Degree
2 19 (1.06%) Brainbench
2 19 (1.06%) ISEB
3 15 (0.84%) ACCA
3 15 (0.84%) CIMA
4 11 (0.62%) PhD
5 10 (0.56%) CISSP
6 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.28%) CISA
8 5 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.22%) Avaya Certification
9 4 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.22%) CISM
9 4 (0.22%) HNC
9 4 (0.22%) HND
9 4 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.49%) QA
2 54 (3.02%) MiFID
3 28 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 27 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.29%) EMIR
6 20 (1.12%) COBIT
7 19 (1.06%) SLA
8 15 (0.84%) ISO27002
9 14 (0.78%) SEPA
10 10 (0.56%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.39%) ISO20022
13 6 (0.34%) Basel III
13 6 (0.34%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.28%) FATCA
15 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.11%) COREP
16 2 (0.11%) COSO
16 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
16 2 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 28 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (0.95%) Docker
3 14 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.62%) vSphere
5 8 (0.45%) NFS
6 7 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.34%) KVM
7 6 (0.34%) Xen
8 5 (0.28%) XenApp
9 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.056%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 46 (2.57%) Puppet
2 45 (2.52%) Ansible
3 41 (2.29%) Control-M
4 34 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.67%) Apache Shiro
8 10 (0.56%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.39%) Salt
10 5 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.17%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) logstash
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) vMotion
13 1 (0.056%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.056%) Kubernetes
13 1 (0.056%) Linux-HA
13 1 (0.056%) Mesos
13 1 (0.056%) Nagios
Vendors
1 210 (11.74%) Oracle
2 134 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 113 (6.32%) TIBCO
4 80 (4.47%) Murex
5 60 (3.36%) Bloomberg
6 46 (2.57%) Calypso
7 44 (2.46%) Sybase
8 34 (1.90%) Reuters
8 34 (1.90%) VMware
9 29 (1.62%) SAP
10 22 (1.23%) Wall Street Systems
11 19 (1.06%) SunGard
12 18 (1.01%) Charles River
13 17 (0.95%) HP
13 17 (0.95%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.84%) Currenex
15 14 (0.78%) Cisco
15 14 (0.78%) Sun
16 13 (0.73%) ION Trading
17 12 (0.67%) Atlassian
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 75-100% last year) + Benefit
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £24k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Pens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago