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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 396 319 285
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -34
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 716 1085 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.37% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 554 888 1025
Median salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
40643 45800 46768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.46% 41.53% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33161 36311 36979
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -75 698 £72,500 +11.53% 111
London -59 620 £75,000 +11.11% 103
City of London -50 107 £70,000 +7.69% 27
South East +50 40 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Scotland +18 14 - - 1
Berkshire +12 14 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell - 14 £45,000 -
Glasgow -4 11 - - 1
East Sussex +13 10 £45,000 +4.65% 1
West Midlands +2 10 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Birmingham -5 10 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England +26 8 £37,750 +11.85%
North West +25 6 £22,250 -59.54% 1
South West +22 6 £65,000 +52.94%
Bedfordshire +19 6 - -
Luton +13 6 - -
East Midlands -35 6 £37,500 -
Surrey - 6 £57,500 - 4
West Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Mayfair +5 5 £80,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +24 4 £50,000 -
Bristol +15 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Brentford +7 4 £62,500 +4.16%
High Wycombe +7 4 £50,000 -
Manchester -3 4 £22,250 -59.54%
Nottingham -17 4 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire -26 4 £40,000 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -4 3 £70,000 +12.00%
Edinburgh - 3 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (57.47%) Finance
2 582 (35.06%) Java
3 502 (30.24%) Derivative
4 473 (28.49%) Banking
5 469 (28.25%) SQL
6 459 (27.65%) Front Office
7 452 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
8 415 (25.00%) Fixed Income
9 408 (24.58%) Degree
10 400 (24.10%) Equities
11 338 (20.36%) Unix
12 325 (19.58%) Multithreading
13 279 (16.81%) Linux
14 265 (15.96%) C#
15 251 (15.12%) Low Latency
16 238 (14.34%) C++
17 227 (13.67%) Investment Banking
18 225 (13.55%) Python
19 210 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
20 195 (11.75%) Oracle
21 191 (11.51%) .NET
22 189 (11.39%) OO
23 173 (10.42%) Hedge funds
24 170 (10.24%) Software Engineering
25 163 (9.82%) Risk Management
26 144 (8.67%) Electronic Trading
26 144 (8.67%) FIX Protocol
27 141 (8.49%) TDD
27 141 (8.49%) Windows
28 140 (8.43%) JavaScript

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 54 (3.25%) IIS
2 53 (3.19%) Confluence
3 27 (1.63%) CMS
4 19 (1.14%) JBoss
4 19 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.08%) Apache
5 18 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
8 11 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.48%) Jetty
10 7 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.30%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.18%) Kentico
13 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.93%) MS Office
3 22 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.54%) Maya
6 6 (0.36%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.24%) MS Project
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
Business Applications
1 23 (1.39%) MetaTrader
2 14 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 14 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 14 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.66%) Misys Midas
3 11 (0.66%) Summit
3 11 (0.66%) thinkFolio
4 10 (0.60%) SAP FI-GL
5 9 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.42%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.30%) Kondor
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.24%) Finacle
9 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.24%) Misys Opics
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.08%) GitHub
3 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.36%) SaaS
8 5 (0.30%) Office 365
9 2 (0.12%) Force.com
10 1 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.060%) IaaS
10 1 (0.060%) iTunes
10 1 (0.060%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.060%) PaaS
10 1 (0.060%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.43%) Multicast
2 30 (1.81%) DNS
3 29 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.69%) Internet
5 21 (1.27%) Firewall
6 15 (0.90%) DHCP
7 11 (0.66%) Intranet
8 7 (0.42%) iSCSI
8 7 (0.42%) NAS
9 5 (0.30%) LAN
9 5 (0.30%) LDAP
9 5 (0.30%) VLAN
9 5 (0.30%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.18%) Network Security
10 3 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.18%) SSL
11 2 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.12%) Skype
11 2 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.34%) Relational Database
3 50 (3.01%) KDB
4 45 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.29%) MySQL
6 35 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.96%) Big Data
10 16 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.54%) DB2
15 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 88 (5.30%) JIRA
2 62 (3.73%) Selenium
3 61 (3.67%) Jenkins
4 50 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 48 (2.89%) JUnit
6 42 (2.53%) Maven
6 42 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 41 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 36 (2.17%) JMeter
9 33 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 31 (1.87%) Subversion
11 25 (1.51%) WebDriver
12 24 (1.45%) Gradle
12 24 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (1.39%) SoapUI
14 22 (1.33%) Ant
14 22 (1.33%) jMock
15 20 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
16 19 (1.14%) Eclipse
16 19 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 954 (57.47%) Finance
2 473 (28.49%) Banking
3 459 (27.65%) Front Office
4 227 (13.67%) Investment Banking
5 112 (6.75%) Back Office
6 65 (3.92%) Retail
7 63 (3.80%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
9 29 (1.75%) Legal
10 15 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.84%) Marketing
11 14 (0.84%) Private Banking
12 13 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.72%) Advertising
14 10 (0.60%) Games
14 10 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.60%) Law
14 10 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
16 7 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 755 (45.48%) Developer
2 397 (23.92%) Analyst
3 320 (19.28%) Java Developer
4 216 (13.01%) Business Analyst
5 127 (7.65%) Support Analyst
6 125 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 103 (6.20%) C++ Developer
8 99 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 98 (5.90%) Applications Support
10 91 (5.48%) Consultant
11 84 (5.06%) .NET Developer
12 70 (4.22%) Quantitative Developer
13 64 (3.86%) Programmer
14 63 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
15 62 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
16 58 (3.49%) Lead Developer
17 57 (3.43%) Project Manager
18 53 (3.19%) Banking Analyst
19 52 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
19 52 (3.13%) FX Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (11.51%) .NET
2 144 (8.67%) FIX Protocol
3 127 (7.65%) JMS
4 114 (6.87%) HTML
5 86 (5.18%) Web Services
6 84 (5.06%) XML
7 82 (4.94%) J2SE
8 79 (4.76%) WPF
9 77 (4.64%) ASP.NET
10 72 (4.34%) WCF
11 66 (3.98%) Spring
12 64 (3.86%) AngularJS
13 60 (3.61%) CSS
13 60 (3.61%) jQuery
14 56 (3.37%) Ultra Messaging
15 53 (3.19%) TIBCO EMS
16 50 (3.01%) HTML5
17 49 (2.95%) Swing
18 48 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (2.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 502 (30.24%) Derivative
2 415 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 400 (24.10%) Equities
4 210 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
5 173 (10.42%) Hedge funds
6 131 (7.89%) Computer Science
7 90 (5.42%) OTC Derivatives
8 84 (5.06%) Fintech
9 77 (4.64%) Market Risk
10 70 (4.22%) Mathematics
11 53 (3.19%) Algorithms
12 52 (3.13%) Data Structures
13 50 (3.01%) User Experience
14 43 (2.59%) Credit Risk
14 43 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
15 42 (2.53%) SWIFT
16 34 (2.05%) Statistics
17 33 (1.99%) Management Information System
18 29 (1.75%) Economics
19 27 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 338 (20.36%) Unix
2 279 (16.81%) Linux
3 141 (8.49%) Windows
4 37 (2.23%) Android
5 30 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.27%) Solaris
6 21 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.90%) CentOS
7 15 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (19.58%) Multithreading
3 251 (15.12%) Low Latency
4 189 (11.39%) OO
5 170 (10.24%) Software Engineering
6 163 (9.82%) Risk Management
7 144 (8.67%) Electronic Trading
8 141 (8.49%) TDD
9 140 (8.43%) Scrum
10 132 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 115 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 110 (6.63%) Analytics
13 105 (6.33%) Business Analysis
13 105 (6.33%) SDLC
14 104 (6.27%) Project Management
15 100 (6.02%) Concurrent Programming
16 99 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (5.48%) Algorithmic Trading
18 88 (5.30%) Unit Testing
19 79 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 582 (35.06%) Java
2 469 (28.25%) SQL
3 265 (15.96%) C#
4 238 (14.34%) C++
5 225 (13.55%) Python
6 140 (8.43%) JavaScript
7 89 (5.36%) Perl
8 84 (5.06%) VBA
9 57 (3.43%) C
10 51 (3.07%) T-SQL
11 48 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 48 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.23%) Scala
13 35 (2.11%) MATLAB
14 32 (1.93%) Ruby
15 24 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 23 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 21 (1.27%) VB
18 20 (1.20%) Groovy
19 16 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 408 (24.58%) Degree
2 38 (2.29%) ISEB
3 20 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 16 (0.96%) PhD
5 15 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (0.60%) Brainbench
7 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.36%) CISSP
9 5 (0.30%) CISA
9 5 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.24%) ACCA
10 4 (0.24%) CIMA
10 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.18%) CISM
11 3 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.18%) MBA
12 2 (0.12%) QiCA
12 2 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.89%) QA
2 58 (3.49%) MiFID
3 32 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 27 (1.63%) EMIR
5 19 (1.14%) SLA
6 13 (0.78%) SEPA
7 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.54%) FATCA
7 9 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.42%) ISO20022
8 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.36%) COBIT
9 6 (0.36%) SSAE 16
10 4 (0.24%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.24%) SDET
11 3 (0.18%) Basel III
12 2 (0.12%) COREP
12 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.12%) FINREP
13 1 (0.060%) UCITS
System Software
1 23 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.72%) Docker
4 9 (0.54%) vSphere
5 8 (0.48%) Snort
6 7 (0.42%) NFS
6 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.30%) XenApp
8 4 (0.24%) KVM
8 4 (0.24%) Xen
9 2 (0.12%) Firmware
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) vCloud
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.060%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.060%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (2.35%) Control-M
1 39 (2.35%) Puppet
2 31 (1.87%) Ansible
3 25 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
4 22 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.30%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) Apache Shiro
8 3 (0.18%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.18%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.18%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.18%) OPNET
8 3 (0.18%) SCOM
9 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.12%) vMotion
10 1 (0.060%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.060%) Salt
Vendors
1 195 (11.75%) Oracle
2 128 (7.71%) TIBCO
3 116 (6.99%) Microsoft
4 98 (5.90%) Murex
5 59 (3.55%) Bloomberg
6 55 (3.31%) Calypso
7 51 (3.07%) Sybase
8 45 (2.71%) SAP
9 28 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 27 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 27 (1.63%) VMware
11 26 (1.57%) Reuters
12 22 (1.33%) Rally
13 21 (1.27%) Charles River
13 21 (1.27%) Currenex
14 19 (1.14%) HP
15 16 (0.96%) Cisco
16 13 (0.78%) Sun
17 12 (0.72%) Informatica
17 12 (0.72%) Misys
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £5000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago