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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 319 270 227
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -43
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 949 1262 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.06% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 2.66% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 795 984 1174
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -58 929 £70,000 - 105
London -25 882 £70,000 - 97
City of London -23 260 £70,000 - 45
South East -11 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England +14 12 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Canary Wharf +1 10 £55,000 -31.25%
Scotland -11 10 £50,000 -4.76%
East Midlands - 10 £37,500 - 1
Docklands, London 0 9 £37,500 -53.12%
Derbyshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Derby - 8 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 7 £37,000 - 1
East Sussex 0 6 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -3 6 £25,750 -31.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £25,750 - 1
Bedfordshire +20 5 - -
Luton +4 5 - -
Brighton -4 5 £52,500 -
Stirling -5 5 £50,000 -
Windsor -14 4 £31,500 -
North West -3 3 £50,000 +36.98%
Glasgow -18 3 £60,000 +20.00%
South West -22 3 £76,250 +12.96% 3
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 1
Surrey +5 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Surbiton +4 2 - -
Bristol -1 2 £42,500 -43.33% 2
Manchester -6 2 £35,375 -3.08%
Guildford -9 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottingham - 2 £36,250 -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1065 (56.71%) Finance
2 627 (33.39%) Java
3 599 (31.90%) Banking
4 538 (28.65%) Front Office
5 484 (25.77%) Derivative
6 483 (25.72%) SQL
7 454 (24.17%) Fixed Income
8 448 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
9 429 (22.84%) Equities
10 408 (21.73%) Investment Banking
11 371 (19.76%) C#
12 362 (19.28%) UNIX
13 361 (19.22%) C++
14 360 (19.17%) Multithreading
15 322 (17.15%) Linux
16 313 (16.67%) Low Latency
17 283 (15.07%) Degree
18 255 (13.58%) .NET
19 236 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
20 222 (11.82%) Back Office
21 205 (10.92%) Windows
22 203 (10.81%) OO
22 203 (10.81%) JavaScript
22 203 (10.81%) Risk Management
23 192 (10.22%) FIX Protocol
24 179 (9.53%) SQL Server
25 176 (9.37%) Hedge funds
26 175 (9.32%) Microsoft
27 163 (8.68%) Business Analysis
27 163 (8.68%) Oracle

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (2.56%) Node.js
2 20 (1.06%) IIS
2 20 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 18 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 14 (0.75%) Apache
5 13 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (0.64%) CMS
7 9 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.43%) GemFire
9 7 (0.37%) NServiceBus
10 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.27%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
11 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.27%) nginx
12 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 80 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.61%) MS Office
3 24 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.53%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.27%) Mingle
7 4 (0.21%) MS Project
7 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) CPLEX
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (1.44%) SAP FI
2 25 (1.33%) SAP CO
2 25 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (1.28%) SAP FSCM
4 20 (1.06%) SAP ERP
5 15 (0.80%) thinkFolio
6 12 (0.64%) RMDS
6 12 (0.64%) Temenos T24
6 12 (0.64%) Finacle
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
7 11 (0.59%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 10 (0.53%) MetaTrader
8 10 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.48%) Kondor+
10 8 (0.43%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.27%) Endur
11 5 (0.27%) LongView
11 5 (0.27%) LatentZero
12 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.12%) SaaS
2 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.053%) PaaS
5 1 (0.053%) IaaS
5 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.65%) Multicast
2 29 (1.54%) Firewall
3 28 (1.49%) Internet
4 26 (1.38%) VPN
5 19 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.96%) DNS
7 16 (0.85%) SAN
8 14 (0.75%) VLAN
9 13 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (0.69%) DHCP
10 12 (0.64%) BGP
11 8 (0.43%) VoIP
12 7 (0.37%) EIGRP
12 7 (0.37%) OSPF
13 5 (0.27%) Junos
13 5 (0.27%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.27%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.27%) WAN
13 5 (0.27%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 57 (3.04%) MySQL
4 35 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 30 (1.60%) KDB
6 29 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 25 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.06%) SAP HANA
11 16 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.64%) LogicBlox
12 12 (0.64%) Big Data
13 11 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.43%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.43%) NoSQL
16 7 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 74 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 47 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 47 (2.50%) JIRA
3 45 (2.40%) NUnit
4 38 (2.02%) Cucumber
5 35 (1.86%) Selenium
6 34 (1.81%) Git (software)
7 33 (1.76%) GCC
8 32 (1.70%) Maven
9 31 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (1.44%) JUnit
11 25 (1.33%) GoogleTest
12 22 (1.17%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.12%) FitNesse
14 20 (1.06%) TeamCity
15 19 (1.01%) Subversion
16 14 (0.75%) Hudson
17 13 (0.69%) Mocha
17 13 (0.69%) Ranorex
General
1 1065 (56.71%) Finance
2 599 (31.90%) Banking
3 538 (28.65%) Front Office
4 408 (21.73%) Investment Banking
5 222 (11.82%) Back Office
6 113 (6.02%) Retail
7 85 (4.53%) Financial Institution
8 45 (2.40%) Retail Banking
9 44 (2.34%) Games
10 34 (1.81%) Legal
11 29 (1.54%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.22%) Telecoms
13 17 (0.91%) Electronics
14 15 (0.80%) Automotive
15 12 (0.64%) Advertising
16 7 (0.37%) Marketing
17 5 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Billing
19 3 (0.16%) German Language
19 3 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 841 (44.78%) Developer
2 440 (23.43%) Analyst
3 323 (17.20%) Java Developer
4 185 (9.85%) Business Analyst
5 175 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 172 (9.16%) C++ Developer
7 156 (8.31%) Support Analyst
8 144 (7.67%) Applications Support
9 105 (5.59%) Senior Developer
10 86 (4.58%) Applications Support Analyst
11 81 (4.31%) Consultant
12 58 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 48 (2.56%) Project Manager
13 48 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
14 45 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
15 44 (2.34%) Quantitative Developer
16 41 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (1.97%) Programmer
18 36 (1.92%) Architect
19 33 (1.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (13.58%) .NET
2 192 (10.22%) FIX Protocol
3 161 (8.57%) HTML
4 120 (6.39%) HTML5
5 117 (6.23%) WPF
6 116 (6.18%) XML
7 111 (5.91%) WCF
8 96 (5.11%) Spring
9 88 (4.69%) CSS
10 75 (3.99%) STL
11 73 (3.89%) Ultra Messaging
12 60 (3.19%) Web Services
13 53 (2.82%) jQuery
13 53 (2.82%) J2EE
13 53 (2.82%) Middleware
14 52 (2.77%) TIBCO EMS
15 51 (2.72%) ASP.NET
16 49 (2.61%) JMS
17 48 (2.56%) CSS3
17 48 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 484 (25.77%) Derivative
2 454 (24.17%) Fixed Income
3 429 (22.84%) Equities
4 236 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
5 176 (9.37%) Hedge funds
6 144 (7.67%) Computer Science
7 94 (5.01%) Mathematics
8 63 (3.35%) Credit Risk
9 60 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
10 52 (2.77%) Spread Betting
11 43 (2.29%) User Experience
12 39 (2.08%) Algorithms
13 38 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
14 36 (1.92%) Open Source
15 30 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
15 30 (1.60%) PMI
16 27 (1.44%) Market Risk
17 26 (1.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 22 (1.17%) Management Information System
19 20 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 362 (19.28%) UNIX
2 322 (17.15%) Linux
3 205 (10.92%) Windows
4 21 (1.12%) Solaris
5 17 (0.91%) Android
6 15 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.75%) Fedora
7 14 (0.75%) CentOS
7 14 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.21%) SUSE
13 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.053%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (19.17%) Multithreading
3 313 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 203 (10.81%) OO
4 203 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 163 (8.68%) Business Analysis
6 159 (8.47%) TDD
7 151 (8.04%) E-Commerce
8 150 (7.99%) Scrum
9 139 (7.40%) Project Management
10 122 (6.50%) Algorithmic Trading
11 112 (5.96%) Software Engineering
12 109 (5.80%) Analytics
13 106 (5.64%) Electronic Trading
14 99 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 97 (5.17%) ITIL
16 79 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (4.05%) Asset Management
18 71 (3.78%) BDD
19 65 (3.46%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 627 (33.39%) Java
2 483 (25.72%) SQL
3 371 (19.76%) C#
4 361 (19.22%) C++
5 203 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 134 (7.14%) Python
7 119 (6.34%) Perl
8 71 (3.78%) VBA
9 67 (3.57%) C
10 51 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 49 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 30 (1.60%) Scala
12 30 (1.60%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.44%) Ruby
14 19 (1.01%) MATLAB
15 18 (0.96%) F#
15 18 (0.96%) R
16 17 (0.91%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.85%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.80%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 283 (15.07%) Degree
2 51 (2.72%) ACCA
3 50 (2.66%) CIMA
4 33 (1.76%) ISEB
4 33 (1.76%) PMI Certification
5 26 (1.38%) PhD
6 20 (1.06%) SAP Certification
6 20 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.06%) CCNA
7 13 (0.69%) CCA
8 11 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.43%) CCNP
10 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.21%) Brainbench
13 3 (0.16%) MCSE
13 3 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.99%) QA
2 59 (3.14%) EMIR
3 54 (2.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (2.08%) COBIT
5 19 (1.01%) SLA
6 11 (0.59%) MiFID
7 6 (0.32%) Basel III
8 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.27%) Basel II
9 4 (0.21%) COREP
9 4 (0.21%) FINREP
10 3 (0.16%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.053%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.053%) FATCA
11 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (1.17%) Firmware
2 13 (0.69%) Postfix
2 13 (0.69%) NFS
3 10 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.21%) HDFS
5 4 (0.21%) Docker
6 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (0.64%) Ansible
1 12 (0.64%) Puppet
2 11 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.32%) Salt
4 6 (0.32%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.27%) Nagios
6 3 (0.16%) RTView
6 3 (0.16%) Oozie
6 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.16%) SCOM
7 2 (0.11%) Netcool
7 2 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.053%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.053%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 175 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 163 (8.68%) Oracle
3 108 (5.75%) TIBCO
4 56 (2.98%) SAP
5 46 (2.45%) SunGard
6 45 (2.40%) Murex
7 41 (2.18%) Wall Street Systems
8 35 (1.86%) Sybase
9 34 (1.81%) Bloomberg
10 32 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 25 (1.33%) Informatica
11 25 (1.33%) Cisco
12 23 (1.22%) Solace
13 22 (1.17%) Reuters
14 21 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.06%) ION Trading
16 19 (1.01%) Calypso
17 15 (0.80%) Freescale
17 15 (0.80%) Mentor Graphics
17 15 (0.80%) Fujitsu
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum +benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + bonus and benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £400 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS OTE X2
Posted: 3 days ago