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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK
Rank 382 350 350
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 598 904 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.18% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 443 710 831
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £100,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%

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
31716 41553 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.24% 40.71% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25594 33227 33096
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -32 596 £70,000 - 122
London -17 532 £72,500 +3.57% 105
City of London -14 116 £84,000 +11.99% 28
East of England +18 27 £50,000 +17.64% 13
Bedfordshire +12 15 £72,500 +178.84% 12
Luton -5 15 £72,500 +178.84% 12
South East +56 11 £52,500 +11.11% 3
South West +10 11 £55,000 -37.14%
Berkshire +54 9 £52,500 +11.11% 3
Bracknell - 9 £52,500 - 3
Essex +24 8 £50,000 -41.17%
Canary Wharf -7 6 £115,000 +113.95%
Dorset +23 5 £87,500 -
Bristol +1 5 £55,000 -
North West -9 4 - -
West Midlands +34 3 - -
Birmingham +10 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Brentford +3 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Peterborough - 3 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Durham - 2 - - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 2 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £50,000 -
North East - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +12 1 £35,000 -
Derby +11 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex +9 1 £30,000 -
East Midlands +6 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester -27 1 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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).

1 762 (58.75%) Finance
2 538 (41.48%) Java
3 413 (31.84%) Banking
4 403 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (28.60%) SQL
6 369 (28.45%) Front Office
7 354 (27.29%) Derivative
8 340 (26.21%) Fixed Income
9 336 (25.91%) Multithreading
10 318 (24.52%) Equities
11 291 (22.44%) Degree
12 274 (21.13%) Low Latency
13 246 (18.97%) Unix
14 225 (17.35%) Linux
15 200 (15.42%) Investment Banking
16 191 (14.73%) Electronic Trading
17 190 (14.65%) C++
18 183 (14.11%) C#
19 177 (13.65%) Python
20 152 (11.72%) TIBCO
21 141 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
22 140 (10.79%) OO
22 140 (10.79%) Oracle
23 138 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
24 136 (10.49%) Concurrent Programming
25 118 (9.10%) Windows
26 113 (8.71%) Software Engineering
27 112 (8.64%) JavaScript
28 111 (8.56%) JMS
29 107 (8.25%) SQL Server

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 47 (3.62%) JBoss
2 42 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 38 (2.93%) WebSphere
4 34 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 31 (2.39%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.24%) Jetty
7 24 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.62%) Apache
8 21 (1.62%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (1.23%) Mule
11 12 (0.93%) Mule ESB
12 5 (0.39%) IIS
13 4 (0.31%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.31%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.23%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.23%) MS Office
3 9 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.54%) MS Project
4 7 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) InVision
6 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.077%) NUKE
7 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.70%) SAP FI
2 19 (1.46%) SAP CO
2 19 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.77%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.39%) EQXanite
4 5 (0.39%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.31%) Eze OMS
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.23%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.23%) RMDS
7 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.15%) Unica
8 1 (0.077%) BASE24
8 1 (0.077%) Data Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.077%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.077%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.077%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.69%) GitHub
4 6 (0.46%) Office 365
4 6 (0.46%) SaaS
5 3 (0.23%) Google Play
5 3 (0.23%) Heroku
6 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.077%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.77%) LAN
1 23 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.62%) Multicast
3 20 (1.54%) FIX Connectivity
4 16 (1.23%) DNS
5 11 (0.85%) Firewall
6 8 (0.62%) DHCP
6 8 (0.62%) Internet
7 7 (0.54%) WAN
8 5 (0.39%) HTTP
9 4 (0.31%) BGP
9 4 (0.31%) Wireless
10 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.23%) MPLS
10 3 (0.23%) OSPF
11 2 (0.15%) Intranet
11 2 (0.15%) LDAP
11 2 (0.15%) SSH
11 2 (0.15%) SSL
11 2 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 71 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.86%) Big Data
5 49 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 47 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 45 (3.47%) KDB
8 42 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 42 (3.24%) MySQL
9 41 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.62%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.62%) Couchbase
11 21 (1.62%) Redis
11 21 (1.62%) Riak
12 13 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.93%) MS Access
14 11 (0.85%) Data Mart
14 11 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (4.47%) JIRA
2 44 (3.39%) Maven
3 28 (2.16%) Selenium
4 27 (2.08%) JUnit
4 27 (2.08%) Subversion
5 24 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.77%) Gradle
7 20 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 19 (1.46%) Ant
8 19 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.16%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.08%) FitNesse
12 14 (1.08%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.77%) NUnit
14 9 (0.69%) HP UFT
15 8 (0.62%) JMeter
16 7 (0.54%) Hudson
16 7 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 762 (58.75%) Finance
2 413 (31.84%) Banking
3 369 (28.45%) Front Office
4 200 (15.42%) Investment Banking
5 84 (6.48%) Retail
6 65 (5.01%) Back Office
7 49 (3.78%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.46%) Marketing
10 15 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.93%) Advertising
12 11 (0.85%) Private Banking
13 10 (0.77%) Games
13 10 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
14 9 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.69%) Publishing
15 8 (0.62%) French Language
16 7 (0.54%) Danish Language
17 6 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 651 (50.19%) Developer
2 383 (29.53%) Java Developer
3 286 (22.05%) Analyst
4 139 (10.72%) Senior Developer
5 130 (10.02%) Business Analyst
6 108 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 85 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 75 (5.78%) C# Developer
9 71 (5.47%) Support Analyst
10 55 (4.24%) Lead Developer
11 53 (4.09%) Consultant
12 52 (4.01%) Applications Support
13 45 (3.47%) Team Leader
14 42 (3.24%) Core Java Developer
15 41 (3.16%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 41 (3.16%) Murex Analyst
16 38 (2.93%) Applications Support Analyst
16 38 (2.93%) Murex Business Analyst
16 38 (2.93%) Quantitative Developer
17 37 (2.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (10.64%) FIX Protocol
2 111 (8.56%) JMS
3 102 (7.86%) .NET
4 81 (6.25%) HTML
5 79 (6.09%) TIBCO EMS
6 76 (5.86%) AngularJS
7 74 (5.71%) J2SE
8 61 (4.70%) Swing
9 59 (4.55%) Spring
10 58 (4.47%) Ultra Messaging
11 52 (4.01%) Rendezvous
12 50 (3.86%) Middleware
13 49 (3.78%) React
14 45 (3.47%) HTML5
14 45 (3.47%) XML
15 43 (3.32%) ASP.NET
16 40 (3.08%) CSS
17 39 (3.01%) REST
18 34 (2.62%) Java SE
19 32 (2.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 354 (27.29%) Derivative
2 340 (26.21%) Fixed Income
3 318 (24.52%) Equities
4 141 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (7.17%) Computer Science
6 82 (6.32%) Algorithms
7 79 (6.09%) Hedge funds
8 69 (5.32%) Data Structures
9 62 (4.78%) OTC Derivatives
10 57 (4.39%) Fintech
11 46 (3.55%) Equity Derivative
12 45 (3.47%) Credit Derivative
13 41 (3.16%) User Experience
14 27 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (2.08%) Market Risk
15 25 (1.93%) Credit Risk
16 20 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 17 (1.31%) Mobile App
18 13 (1.00%) SWIFT
19 12 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 246 (18.97%) Unix
2 225 (17.35%) Linux
3 118 (9.10%) Windows
4 52 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 50 (3.86%) Android
6 8 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.54%) Solaris
8 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.15%) Debian
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.077%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (25.91%) Multithreading
3 274 (21.13%) Low Latency
4 191 (14.73%) Electronic Trading
5 140 (10.79%) OO
6 136 (10.49%) Concurrent Programming
7 113 (8.71%) Software Engineering
8 101 (7.79%) SDLC
9 100 (7.71%) TDD
10 98 (7.56%) Mathematics
10 98 (7.56%) Scrum
11 94 (7.25%) Business Analysis
12 91 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
13 88 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 85 (6.55%) Algorithmic Trading
15 74 (5.71%) Risk Management
16 66 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
17 63 (4.86%) Project Management
18 58 (4.47%) Change Management
18 58 (4.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 538 (41.48%) Java
2 371 (28.60%) SQL
3 190 (14.65%) C++
4 183 (14.11%) C#
5 177 (13.65%) Python
6 112 (8.64%) JavaScript
7 74 (5.71%) Perl
8 63 (4.86%) Scala
9 44 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 35 (2.70%) VBA
11 34 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.08%) C
13 23 (1.77%) MATLAB
13 23 (1.77%) VB
14 22 (1.70%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.70%) R
15 20 (1.54%) Go
15 20 (1.54%) Groovy
16 19 (1.46%) Ruby
17 16 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 291 (22.44%) Degree
2 13 (1.00%) ISEB
3 9 (0.69%) PhD
4 7 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.46%) HND
5 6 (0.46%) Postgraduate
5 6 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.39%) CFA
7 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ACCA
8 3 (0.23%) CIMA
8 3 (0.23%) CIPFA
8 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.15%) CCNA
9 2 (0.15%) RHCA
9 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (8.02%) QA
2 44 (3.39%) MiFID
3 26 (2.00%) EMIR
4 22 (1.70%) SLA
5 19 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (1.00%) PMO
7 4 (0.31%) Basel III
7 4 (0.31%) FATCA
8 3 (0.23%) IFRS
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.077%) SEPA
System Software
1 28 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.54%) vSphere
4 5 (0.39%) NFS
5 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.23%) Docker
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.15%) HDFS
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.077%) GridGain
7 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.077%) SRDF
7 1 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (2.08%) Ansible
2 26 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.00%) Puppet
3 24 (1.85%) Salt
4 21 (1.62%) Kibana
4 21 (1.62%) logstash
5 15 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.39%) Control-M
7 5 (0.39%) vMotion
8 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.23%) SCOM
9 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.15%) Nagios
9 2 (0.15%) Oozie
9 2 (0.15%) SCCM
10 1 (0.077%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.077%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 152 (11.72%) TIBCO
2 140 (10.79%) Oracle
3 87 (6.71%) Sybase
4 73 (5.63%) Murex
5 72 (5.55%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.16%) Bloomberg
7 31 (2.39%) Reuters
7 31 (2.39%) SAP
8 30 (2.31%) IBM
8 30 (2.31%) ION Trading
9 29 (2.24%) Solace
10 27 (2.08%) Calypso
11 26 (2.00%) Charles River
12 21 (1.62%) FXall
13 20 (1.54%) Cisco
14 16 (1.23%) Adobe
14 16 (1.23%) MuleSoft
15 14 (1.08%) Google
16 12 (0.93%) StreamBase
17 11 (0.85%) Caplin
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £150000 - £180000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + good bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago