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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 381 334 289
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -45
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 745 1007 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.92% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.24% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 587 841 1057
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £103,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%

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
40944 45036 49424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.59% 41.16% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33435 35775 39458
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -56 723 £70,250 +8.07% 103
London -48 645 £75,000 +11.11% 93
City of London -31 136 £65,000 - 41
South East +51 31 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Berkshire +20 17 £45,000 +42.85%
Scotland +14 17 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Bracknell - 15 £45,000 -
East of England +37 13 £40,500 +20.00%
Glasgow -1 12 - -
Luton +23 10 - -
Bedfordshire +19 10 - -
East Midlands -10 10 £40,000 +6.66%
East Sussex +9 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -7 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -7 9 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Nottingham -1 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire -10 8 £40,000 +10.34%
North West +19 6 £22,250 -62.91% 2
South West +17 6 £65,000 +52.94%
Mayfair +1 6 £110,000 +175.00%
Buckinghamshire +31 4 £50,000 -
Bristol +17 4 £65,000 +52.94%
High Wycombe +6 4 £50,000 -
Manchester +6 4 £22,250 -62.91%
Canary Wharf -2 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 - 1
Stirling +10 2 - -
Cambridge +8 2 £40,500 -35.20%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £40,500 -35.20%
Derbyshire -1 2 £35,000 -6.66%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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).

1 983 (57.25%) Finance
2 616 (35.88%) Java
3 509 (29.64%) Derivative
4 485 (28.25%) SQL
5 478 (27.84%) Front Office
6 475 (27.66%) Banking
7 468 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
8 428 (24.93%) Degree
9 427 (24.87%) Fixed Income
10 425 (24.75%) Equities
11 371 (21.61%) Unix
12 365 (21.26%) Multithreading
13 302 (17.59%) Linux
14 286 (16.66%) C#
15 281 (16.37%) Low Latency
16 277 (16.13%) C++
17 247 (14.39%) Python
18 245 (14.27%) Investment Banking
19 212 (12.35%) .NET
20 207 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
21 199 (11.59%) Oracle
22 193 (11.24%) Software Engineering
23 186 (10.83%) OO
24 177 (10.31%) Electronic Trading
25 174 (10.13%) Hedge funds
26 170 (9.90%) Risk Management
27 161 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
28 160 (9.32%) TDD
29 153 (8.91%) SQL Server
29 153 (8.91%) 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 49 (2.85%) Confluence
2 48 (2.80%) IIS
3 27 (1.57%) CMS
4 21 (1.22%) Apache
4 21 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.05%) JBoss
6 18 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.70%) Orchard CMS
7 12 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 10 (0.58%) MQSeries
9 7 (0.41%) Jetty
9 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.35%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.10%) MS Office
3 22 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.52%) Maya
6 6 (0.35%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.29%) MS Project
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) InDesign
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.40%) MetaTrader
2 14 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 14 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 14 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.70%) Summit
3 12 (0.70%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.64%) Misys Midas
5 10 (0.58%) SAP FI-GL
6 9 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.41%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.29%) Kondor
10 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.23%) Eikon
10 4 (0.23%) Finacle
10 4 (0.23%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.23%) Misys Opics
10 4 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
10 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.22%) GitHub
3 17 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.47%) Office 365
6 7 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.058%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.058%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.058%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.058%) IaaS
8 1 (0.058%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.058%) PaaS
8 1 (0.058%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.74%) Multicast
2 29 (1.69%) Internet
3 28 (1.63%) DNS
4 27 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.99%) Firewall
6 15 (0.87%) DHCP
7 12 (0.70%) Intranet
8 8 (0.47%) LAN
8 8 (0.47%) WAN
9 7 (0.41%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.41%) NAS
9 7 (0.41%) SAN
10 5 (0.29%) LDAP
10 5 (0.29%) Network Security
10 5 (0.29%) VLAN
11 4 (0.23%) DEFINITY
11 4 (0.23%) SSL
12 3 (0.17%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.17%) VPN
13 2 (0.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.83%) Relational Database
3 66 (3.84%) KDB
4 47 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.27%) MySQL
6 36 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 19 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (0.76%) Big Data
14 13 (0.76%) DB2
14 13 (0.76%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.58%) BigTable
15 10 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (5.13%) JIRA
2 52 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 51 (2.97%) Selenium
4 48 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 44 (2.56%) JUnit
6 38 (2.21%) Maven
6 38 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 36 (2.10%) Subversion
8 34 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 31 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (1.34%) JMeter
12 21 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 21 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (1.11%) Gradle
14 17 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.93%) jMock
15 16 (0.93%) WebDriver
16 14 (0.82%) FxCop
16 14 (0.82%) Mockito
General
1 983 (57.25%) Finance
2 478 (27.84%) Front Office
3 475 (27.66%) Banking
4 245 (14.27%) Investment Banking
5 123 (7.16%) Back Office
6 82 (4.78%) Financial Institution
7 60 (3.49%) Retail
8 36 (2.10%) Legal
9 29 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
10 16 (0.93%) Advertising
11 15 (0.87%) Law
12 14 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 13 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.76%) Marketing
14 12 (0.70%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.58%) Games
15 10 (0.58%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.47%) Electronics
17 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 823 (47.93%) Developer
2 376 (21.90%) Analyst
3 337 (19.63%) Java Developer
4 203 (11.82%) Business Analyst
5 142 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 137 (7.98%) C++ Developer
7 131 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 111 (6.46%) Senior Developer
9 96 (5.59%) Applications Support
10 95 (5.53%) .NET Developer
11 88 (5.13%) Consultant
12 75 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
13 67 (3.90%) Lead Developer
14 65 (3.79%) Programmer
15 63 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
16 61 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
17 58 (3.38%) Project Manager
18 55 (3.20%) Front Office Developer
19 50 (2.91%) Applications Developer
19 50 (2.91%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (12.35%) .NET
2 161 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
3 114 (6.64%) HTML
4 107 (6.23%) JMS
5 96 (5.59%) XML
6 91 (5.30%) WPF
7 80 (4.66%) WCF
8 79 (4.60%) J2SE
8 79 (4.60%) Web Services
9 77 (4.48%) ASP.NET
10 67 (3.90%) Spring
11 64 (3.73%) AngularJS
12 58 (3.38%) CSS
13 57 (3.32%) jQuery
14 56 (3.26%) Ultra Messaging
15 54 (3.15%) HTML5
16 52 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
17 51 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (2.50%) .NET Framework
19 42 (2.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 509 (29.64%) Derivative
2 427 (24.87%) Fixed Income
3 425 (24.75%) Equities
4 207 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
5 174 (10.13%) Hedge funds
6 143 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 83 (4.83%) Market Risk
8 80 (4.66%) Fintech
9 75 (4.37%) OTC Derivatives
10 71 (4.14%) Mathematics
11 55 (3.20%) Data Structures
12 51 (2.97%) Algorithms
13 50 (2.91%) User Experience
14 49 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
15 46 (2.68%) Credit Risk
16 42 (2.45%) SWIFT
17 37 (2.15%) Management Information System
18 36 (2.10%) Virtual Team
19 32 (1.86%) Economics
20 28 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 371 (21.61%) Unix
2 302 (17.59%) Linux
3 141 (8.21%) Windows
4 32 (1.86%) Android
5 26 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.16%) Solaris
8 14 (0.82%) CentOS
8 14 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.17%) AIX
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (21.26%) Multithreading
3 281 (16.37%) Low Latency
4 193 (11.24%) Software Engineering
5 186 (10.83%) OO
6 177 (10.31%) Electronic Trading
7 170 (9.90%) Risk Management
8 160 (9.32%) TDD
9 152 (8.85%) Scrum
10 126 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 125 (7.28%) Analytics
12 112 (6.52%) SDLC
13 109 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (6.35%) Project Management
14 108 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 107 (6.23%) Concurrent Programming
16 96 (5.59%) Business Analysis
17 95 (5.53%) Algorithmic Trading
18 90 (5.24%) SOA
18 90 (5.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 616 (35.88%) Java
2 485 (28.25%) SQL
3 286 (16.66%) C#
4 277 (16.13%) C++
5 247 (14.39%) Python
6 153 (8.91%) JavaScript
7 86 (5.01%) Perl
8 85 (4.95%) VBA
9 63 (3.67%) C
10 52 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 51 (2.97%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 42 (2.45%) Scala
14 33 (1.92%) Ruby
15 31 (1.81%) MATLAB
16 26 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 25 (1.46%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.34%) XPath
19 17 (0.99%) R
20 14 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 428 (24.93%) Degree
2 33 (1.92%) ISEB
3 14 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (0.82%) PhD
4 13 (0.76%) Brainbench
4 13 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.41%) CISSP
7 5 (0.29%) ACCA
7 5 (0.29%) CIMA
7 5 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.23%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (0.23%) CISA
8 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.23%) HNC
8 4 (0.23%) HND
8 4 (0.23%) MCSE
8 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.64%) QA
2 56 (3.26%) MiFID
3 33 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
4 25 (1.46%) EMIR
5 20 (1.16%) SLA
6 16 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.82%) SEPA
8 10 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.52%) ISO27002
10 8 (0.47%) COBIT
11 7 (0.41%) ISO20022
11 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.35%) Basel III
12 6 (0.35%) FATCA
12 6 (0.35%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.17%) SDET
14 2 (0.12%) COREP
14 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.12%) FINREP
14 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.76%) Docker
3 11 (0.64%) vSphere
4 7 (0.41%) NFS
4 7 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.35%) Snort
6 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.29%) XenApp
7 4 (0.23%) KVM
7 4 (0.23%) Xen
8 3 (0.17%) Firmware
8 3 (0.17%) 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
Systems Management
1 43 (2.50%) Puppet
2 41 (2.39%) Control-M
3 36 (2.10%) Ansible
4 27 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
5 25 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.58%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.35%) Apache Shiro
9 5 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.23%) Nagios
11 3 (0.17%) HP NNM
11 3 (0.17%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.17%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.17%) OPNET
11 3 (0.17%) Salt
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.12%) Kibana
12 2 (0.12%) logstash
12 2 (0.12%) vMotion
13 1 (0.058%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 199 (11.59%) Oracle
2 121 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 119 (6.93%) TIBCO
4 101 (5.88%) Murex
5 64 (3.73%) Bloomberg
6 56 (3.26%) Calypso
7 44 (2.56%) Sybase
8 42 (2.45%) SAP
9 32 (1.86%) VMware
10 28 (1.63%) Reuters
11 27 (1.57%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.22%) Atlassian
13 20 (1.16%) Charles River
13 20 (1.16%) HP
14 19 (1.11%) Cisco
15 18 (1.05%) Currenex
16 15 (0.87%) Rally
16 15 (0.87%) Sun
17 13 (0.76%) Informatica
17 13 (0.76%) SunGard
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-50k base + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ellon, Aberdeenshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £130000 - £200000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago