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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 369 357 296
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -61
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 795 911 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.10% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 602 766 987
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%

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
41277 43477 48490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33539 34403 38923
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,348
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 26 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 26 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 -17 777 £67,500 - 117
London -30 672 £70,000 +3.70% 115
City of London +5 152 £65,000 -3.70% 42
East of England +59 42 £40,500 +35.00%
Bedfordshire +40 39 £26,000 -
Luton +30 37 £26,000 -
South East +34 31 £50,000 -
Berkshire +31 23 £50,000 +35.13%
Bracknell - 14 £50,000 -
Nottingham +10 13 £40,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +7 13 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire +2 13 £40,000 +33.33%
Scotland +8 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Glasgow -6 6 - -
Canary Wharf +4 5 £66,250 +20.45%
Birmingham -5 5 £50,000 -23.07%
West Midlands -7 5 £50,000 -23.07%
North West - 5 £22,250 - 2
South West +6 4 £87,500 +105.88%
Mayfair -4 4 £120,000 +200.00%
Dorset - 4 £87,500 -
East Sussex +18 3 £45,000 -14.28%
West Sussex - 3 £52,500 -
Manchester - 3 £22,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £50,000 -
High Wycombe +8 2 £50,000 -
Cambridge +6 2 £40,500 -35.20%
Stirling +3 2 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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).

1 954 (56.22%) Finance
2 630 (37.12%) Java
3 488 (28.76%) Banking
4 484 (28.52%) Front Office
5 475 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
6 473 (27.87%) Derivative
7 470 (27.70%) SQL
8 420 (24.75%) Equities
9 411 (24.22%) Degree
10 403 (23.75%) Fixed Income
11 367 (21.63%) Multithreading
12 361 (21.27%) Unix
13 302 (17.80%) Low Latency
14 295 (17.38%) C++
15 292 (17.21%) C#
16 279 (16.44%) Linux
17 265 (15.62%) Investment Banking
18 261 (15.38%) Python
19 210 (12.37%) .NET
20 208 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
21 200 (11.79%) Oracle
21 200 (11.79%) Software Engineering
22 194 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
23 186 (10.96%) OO
24 175 (10.31%) Risk Management
24 175 (10.31%) Hedge funds
25 173 (10.19%) TDD
26 167 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
27 159 (9.37%) JavaScript
28 158 (9.31%) 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 45 (2.65%) Confluence
2 44 (2.59%) IIS
3 26 (1.53%) Apache
4 22 (1.30%) CMS
5 21 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 19 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.94%) Node.js
9 13 (0.77%) JBoss
10 12 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 12 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
11 11 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.35%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.18%) Kentico
Applications
1 91 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.94%) MS Office
3 21 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.53%) Maya
6 8 (0.47%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.35%) MS Project
8 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) InDesign
10 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.47%) MetaTrader
2 11 (0.65%) Misys Midas
2 11 (0.65%) SAP CO
2 11 (0.65%) SAP FI
2 11 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (0.53%) Summit
4 8 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
4 8 (0.47%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.41%) Front Arena
5 7 (0.41%) Kondor
6 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.24%) Eikon
8 4 (0.24%) Finacle
8 4 (0.24%) Misys Opics
8 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.24%) GitHub
3 20 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.47%) Office 365
5 7 (0.41%) SaaS
6 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.059%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.059%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.42%) Multicast
2 28 (1.65%) Internet
3 23 (1.36%) DNS
4 18 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.88%) DHCP
6 13 (0.77%) Intranet
7 11 (0.65%) LAN
7 11 (0.65%) WAN
8 8 (0.47%) Firewall
8 8 (0.47%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.35%) NAS
9 6 (0.35%) SAN
10 5 (0.29%) LDAP
10 5 (0.29%) Network Security
10 5 (0.29%) SSL
10 5 (0.29%) VLAN
11 4 (0.24%) DEFINITY
11 4 (0.24%) VPN
12 3 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.07%) Relational Database
3 69 (4.07%) KDB
4 42 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.30%) MySQL
6 29 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 18 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.00%) DB2
13 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.71%) BigTable
15 8 (0.47%) Big Data
15 8 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (5.07%) JIRA
2 50 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 46 (2.71%) Git (software)
4 44 (2.59%) JUnit
5 42 (2.47%) Selenium
6 38 (2.24%) Subversion
7 34 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 33 (1.94%) Maven
9 32 (1.89%) Visual Studio
10 25 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 21 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (0.94%) Mockito
14 16 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (0.88%) Jasmine
16 14 (0.82%) FxCop
17 13 (0.77%) Gradle
18 12 (0.71%) jMock
18 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 954 (56.22%) Finance
2 488 (28.76%) Banking
3 484 (28.52%) Front Office
4 265 (15.62%) Investment Banking
5 115 (6.78%) Back Office
6 86 (5.07%) Financial Institution
7 61 (3.59%) Retail
8 42 (2.47%) Legal
9 32 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
10 16 (0.94%) Advertising
10 16 (0.94%) Law
10 16 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.82%) Marketing
12 12 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.59%) Games
14 9 (0.53%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.47%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.35%) Electronics
17 5 (0.29%) Publishing
18 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 849 (50.03%) Developer
2 353 (20.80%) Analyst
3 352 (20.74%) Java Developer
4 183 (10.78%) Business Analyst
5 148 (8.72%) C# Developer
5 148 (8.72%) C++ Developer
6 134 (7.90%) Support Analyst
7 121 (7.13%) Senior Developer
8 97 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 89 (5.24%) Applications Support
10 83 (4.89%) Consultant
11 80 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 70 (4.12%) Lead Developer
13 63 (3.71%) Project Manager
13 63 (3.71%) Senior Analyst
14 62 (3.65%) Python Developer
15 61 (3.59%) Front Office Developer
16 59 (3.48%) Programmer
17 54 (3.18%) Quantitative Developer
18 53 (3.12%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (12.37%) .NET
2 167 (9.84%) FIX Protocol
3 122 (7.19%) HTML
4 100 (5.89%) XML
5 92 (5.42%) JMS
5 92 (5.42%) WPF
6 80 (4.71%) WCF
7 76 (4.48%) J2SE
8 72 (4.24%) Spring
9 70 (4.12%) Web Services
10 68 (4.01%) AngularJS
10 68 (4.01%) CSS
10 68 (4.01%) HTML5
11 67 (3.95%) ASP.NET
12 61 (3.59%) jQuery
13 53 (3.12%) Ultra Messaging
14 50 (2.95%) STL
14 50 (2.95%) TIBCO EMS
15 48 (2.83%) .NET Framework
16 44 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 473 (27.87%) Derivative
2 420 (24.75%) Equities
3 403 (23.75%) Fixed Income
4 208 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
5 175 (10.31%) Hedge funds
6 147 (8.66%) Computer Science
7 79 (4.66%) Market Risk
8 77 (4.54%) Fintech
9 67 (3.95%) Mathematics
10 59 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
11 51 (3.01%) Algorithms
11 51 (3.01%) Data Structures
12 49 (2.89%) User Experience
13 47 (2.77%) OTC Derivatives
14 40 (2.36%) SWIFT
15 39 (2.30%) Credit Risk
16 34 (2.00%) Management Information System
17 26 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
18 24 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
19 23 (1.36%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 361 (21.27%) Unix
2 279 (16.44%) Linux
3 131 (7.72%) Windows
4 30 (1.77%) Android
5 24 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.94%) Solaris
7 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.77%) CentOS
8 13 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.18%) AIX
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (21.63%) Multithreading
3 302 (17.80%) Low Latency
4 200 (11.79%) Software Engineering
5 194 (11.43%) Electronic Trading
6 186 (10.96%) OO
7 175 (10.31%) Risk Management
8 173 (10.19%) TDD
9 158 (9.31%) Scrum
10 148 (8.72%) Analytics
11 124 (7.31%) Project Management
12 109 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
13 108 (6.36%) Concurrent Programming
14 103 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 101 (5.95%) SDLC
16 100 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 95 (5.60%) SOA
18 94 (5.54%) Unit Testing
19 93 (5.48%) Algorithmic Trading
20 90 (5.30%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 630 (37.12%) Java
2 470 (27.70%) SQL
3 295 (17.38%) C++
4 292 (17.21%) C#
5 261 (15.38%) Python
6 159 (9.37%) JavaScript
7 71 (4.18%) VBA
8 69 (4.07%) Perl
9 62 (3.65%) C
10 54 (3.18%) Shell Script
11 52 (3.06%) Scala
12 48 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.65%) Ruby
15 27 (1.59%) MATLAB
15 27 (1.59%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.59%) XPath
16 23 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.06%) R
18 15 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 411 (24.22%) Degree
2 23 (1.36%) ISEB
3 15 (0.88%) Brainbench
4 12 (0.71%) PhD
5 11 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.53%) ACCA
6 9 (0.53%) CIMA
6 9 (0.53%) CISSP
6 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.29%) CISA
8 5 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.24%) Avaya Certification
9 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.24%) HNC
9 4 (0.24%) HND
9 4 (0.24%) ISSAP
9 4 (0.24%) MCSE
9 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.77%) QA
2 49 (2.89%) MiFID
3 26 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.24%) EMIR
6 20 (1.18%) SLA
7 15 (0.88%) SEPA
8 13 (0.77%) ISO27002
9 12 (0.71%) COBIT
10 10 (0.59%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.47%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.41%) ISO20022
13 6 (0.35%) Basel III
13 6 (0.35%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.24%) FATCA
15 2 (0.12%) COREP
15 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.12%) FINREP
15 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 28 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.82%) Docker
3 13 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.65%) vSphere
5 8 (0.47%) NFS
6 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.35%) KVM
7 6 (0.35%) Xen
8 5 (0.29%) XenApp
9 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.12%) Snort
10 2 (0.12%) vCloud
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.059%) Firmware
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.059%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 43 (2.53%) Puppet
2 40 (2.36%) Control-M
3 39 (2.30%) Ansible
4 28 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.59%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.59%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.53%) Apache Shiro
9 5 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.24%) Salt
11 3 (0.18%) Kibana
11 3 (0.18%) logstash
11 3 (0.18%) SCOM
12 2 (0.12%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.12%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.12%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.12%) Nagios
12 2 (0.12%) OPNET
12 2 (0.12%) vMotion
13 1 (0.059%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 200 (11.79%) Oracle
2 125 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 111 (6.54%) TIBCO
4 85 (5.01%) Murex
5 64 (3.77%) Bloomberg
6 52 (3.06%) Calypso
7 39 (2.30%) Sybase
8 37 (2.18%) SAP
9 35 (2.06%) VMware
10 33 (1.94%) Reuters
11 21 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.12%) HP
13 17 (1.00%) SunGard
14 16 (0.94%) Charles River
14 16 (0.94%) Cisco
14 16 (0.94%) Wall Street Systems
15 15 (0.88%) Currenex
15 15 (0.88%) Sun
16 14 (0.82%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.77%) ION Trading
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £120000 per annum + Great bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus and good bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £65k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Montash
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + plus package/bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £25k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 30-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago