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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 369 304 278
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -26
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 752 1149 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 2.50% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 587 929 1047
Median salary £74,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -3.40%

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
39754 46029 46566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 42.08% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32532 36867 36284
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 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -66 737 £74,500 +14.61% 97
London -54 653 £75,000 +11.11% 89
City of London -63 115 £70,000 +7.69% 31
South East +57 45 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Berkshire +15 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bracknell - 18 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +5 13 £60,000 +11.11%
Birmingham -10 13 £60,000 +11.11%
Scotland +15 12 - - 1
South West +15 10 £75,000 +87.50%
Surrey - 10 £57,500 - 1
Glasgow +7 9 - - 1
Bristol +14 8 £75,000 +87.50%
East Sussex +13 8 £45,000 +4.65% 1
East of England +4 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Mayfair +8 7 £80,000 +100.00%
Bedfordshire +17 6 - - 2
Luton +7 6 - - 2
West Sussex +10 5 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -1 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Derbyshire +24 4 £35,000 -
North West +13 4 £22,500 -59.09% 2
Brentford +2 4 £62,500 +4.16%
Burgess Hill -13 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands -33 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Lancashire - 3 - - 1
Chorley - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hampshire +12 2 - -
Derby +10 2 £35,000 -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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).

1 908 (58.39%) Finance
2 567 (36.46%) Java
3 477 (30.68%) Derivative
4 454 (29.20%) Banking
5 452 (29.07%) SQL
6 451 (29.00%) Front Office
7 434 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 412 (26.50%) Fixed Income
9 390 (25.08%) Degree
10 375 (24.12%) Equities
11 317 (20.39%) Multithreading
12 274 (17.62%) Unix
13 246 (15.82%) Linux
14 240 (15.43%) Low Latency
15 230 (14.79%) C#
16 225 (14.47%) Python
17 210 (13.50%) Investment Banking
18 202 (12.99%) C++
19 200 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
20 191 (12.28%) OO
21 167 (10.74%) Oracle
22 166 (10.68%) Software Engineering
23 163 (10.48%) Hedge funds
24 155 (9.97%) .NET
25 152 (9.77%) TIBCO
26 150 (9.65%) Risk Management
27 147 (9.45%) JMS
28 144 (9.26%) Electronic Trading
29 137 (8.81%) QA
30 135 (8.68%) 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 (3.02%) IIS
2 44 (2.83%) Confluence
3 31 (1.99%) CMS
4 20 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.03%) JBoss
6 16 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.77%) Jetty
9 12 (0.77%) Orchard CMS
10 8 (0.51%) Apache
10 8 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.13%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.13%) GemFire
13 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.064%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.064%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.54%) MS Office
3 19 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.58%) Maya
6 7 (0.45%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.39%) MS Project
8 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (1.16%) MetaTrader
2 16 (1.03%) Summit
3 14 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 14 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 14 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (0.71%) Misys Midas
4 11 (0.71%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.58%) SAP FI-GL
6 8 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 8 (0.51%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.32%) Algo Collateral
8 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.26%) Finacle
9 4 (0.26%) Misys Opics
9 4 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
9 4 (0.26%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.84%) GitHub
3 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.45%) SaaS
6 4 (0.26%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Force.com
7 2 (0.13%) iTunes
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.064%) IaaS
8 1 (0.064%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
8 1 (0.064%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.67%) Multicast
2 33 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.06%) Internet
4 30 (1.93%) Firewall
5 29 (1.86%) DNS
6 12 (0.77%) Intranet
7 10 (0.64%) DHCP
8 7 (0.45%) iSCSI
9 6 (0.39%) LAN
10 5 (0.32%) LDAP
10 5 (0.32%) VLAN
10 5 (0.32%) WAN
11 3 (0.19%) HTTP
11 3 (0.19%) NAS
11 3 (0.19%) SAN
12 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.13%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.13%) SSL
12 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 43 (2.77%) KDB
4 40 (2.57%) MySQL
5 37 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.32%) Big Data
7 31 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 23 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
14 14 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.71%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (5.02%) JIRA
2 64 (4.12%) Selenium
3 62 (3.99%) Jenkins
4 50 (3.22%) Maven
5 48 (3.09%) JUnit
5 48 (3.09%) Visual Studio
6 45 (2.89%) JMeter
7 44 (2.83%) Git (software)
8 42 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 31 (1.99%) Ant
10 29 (1.86%) Gradle
11 27 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 26 (1.67%) SoapUI
13 25 (1.61%) Subversion
14 24 (1.54%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.35%) jMock
16 20 (1.29%) Hudson
16 20 (1.29%) TestNG
17 19 (1.22%) LoadRunner
18 17 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 908 (58.39%) Finance
2 454 (29.20%) Banking
3 451 (29.00%) Front Office
4 210 (13.50%) Investment Banking
5 91 (5.85%) Back Office
6 59 (3.79%) Retail
7 51 (3.28%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
9 21 (1.35%) Legal
9 21 (1.35%) Private Banking
10 17 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.90%) Games
12 13 (0.84%) Marketing
13 12 (0.77%) Advertising
13 12 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.64%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.58%) Law
15 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.45%) Electronics
16 7 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 706 (45.40%) Developer
2 364 (23.41%) Analyst
3 344 (22.12%) Java Developer
4 224 (14.41%) Business Analyst
5 111 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 98 (6.30%) C# Developer
7 89 (5.72%) Support Analyst
8 85 (5.47%) C++ Developer
9 84 (5.40%) Applications Support
10 78 (5.02%) Consultant
11 74 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
12 61 (3.92%) .NET Developer
13 56 (3.60%) Programmer
14 55 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
15 53 (3.41%) Banking Analyst
16 51 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
17 48 (3.09%) FX Business Analyst
17 48 (3.09%) Project Manager
18 47 (3.02%) Core Java Developer
18 47 (3.02%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (9.97%) .NET
2 147 (9.45%) JMS
3 126 (8.10%) FIX Protocol
4 114 (7.33%) HTML
5 85 (5.47%) J2SE
6 80 (5.14%) Web Services
7 72 (4.63%) TIBCO EMS
7 72 (4.63%) Ultra Messaging
8 69 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 67 (4.31%) WPF
10 62 (3.99%) WCF
11 61 (3.92%) Spring
12 60 (3.86%) Swing
13 59 (3.79%) AngularJS
14 57 (3.67%) CSS
15 56 (3.60%) XML
16 50 (3.22%) jQuery
17 49 (3.15%) Rendezvous
18 45 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (2.83%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 477 (30.68%) Derivative
2 412 (26.50%) Fixed Income
3 375 (24.12%) Equities
4 200 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (10.48%) Hedge funds
6 125 (8.04%) Computer Science
7 97 (6.24%) OTC Derivatives
8 93 (5.98%) Fintech
9 80 (5.14%) Mathematics
10 76 (4.89%) Market Risk
11 59 (3.79%) Algorithms
12 52 (3.34%) SWIFT
13 45 (2.89%) Data Structures
14 44 (2.83%) Credit Risk
15 41 (2.64%) User Experience
16 40 (2.57%) Equity Derivative
17 37 (2.38%) Statistics
18 33 (2.12%) Management Information System
19 32 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
20 27 (1.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 274 (17.62%) Unix
2 246 (15.82%) Linux
3 124 (7.97%) Windows
4 39 (2.51%) Android
4 39 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.35%) Solaris
6 13 (0.84%) CentOS
6 13 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.64%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) VMS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (20.39%) Multithreading
3 240 (15.43%) Low Latency
4 191 (12.28%) OO
5 166 (10.68%) Software Engineering
6 150 (9.65%) Risk Management
7 144 (9.26%) Electronic Trading
8 131 (8.42%) Scrum
8 131 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 114 (7.33%) Business Analysis
10 110 (7.07%) Concurrent Programming
11 107 (6.88%) TDD
12 97 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (6.24%) SDLC
13 94 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 93 (5.98%) Algorithmic Trading
15 88 (5.66%) Analytics
16 83 (5.34%) Project Management
17 81 (5.21%) Unit Testing
18 69 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 567 (36.46%) Java
2 452 (29.07%) SQL
3 230 (14.79%) C#
4 225 (14.47%) Python
5 202 (12.99%) C++
6 121 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 96 (6.17%) Perl
8 79 (5.08%) VBA
9 67 (4.31%) C
10 51 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 45 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 42 (2.70%) Scala
13 41 (2.64%) Shell Script
14 31 (1.99%) MATLAB
15 29 (1.86%) Ruby
16 27 (1.74%) VB
17 24 (1.54%) Groovy
18 22 (1.41%) PowerShell
19 21 (1.35%) PL/SQL
20 18 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 390 (25.08%) Degree
2 43 (2.77%) ISEB
3 21 (1.35%) PhD
4 20 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.45%) Brainbench
6 7 (0.45%) CISA
6 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.39%) CISSP
7 6 (0.39%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.32%) CISM
8 5 (0.32%) QiCA
9 3 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.19%) MBA
9 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (8.81%) QA
2 68 (4.37%) MiFID
3 33 (2.12%) EMIR
4 32 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (1.41%) SLA
6 12 (0.77%) FATCA
7 11 (0.71%) SEPA
8 8 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.45%) ISO20022
10 6 (0.39%) SSAE 16
11 5 (0.32%) COBIT
11 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.26%) SDET
13 3 (0.19%) BS25999
13 3 (0.19%) COSO
14 2 (0.13%) GAAP
14 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
15 1 (0.064%) Basel III
15 1 (0.064%) UCITS
System Software
1 21 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.64%) Snort
4 9 (0.58%) Docker
5 8 (0.51%) vSphere
6 7 (0.45%) NFS
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.26%) KVM
9 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.26%) Xen
10 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.19%) HDFS
10 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (2.19%) Puppet
2 24 (1.54%) Ansible
2 24 (1.54%) Control-M
3 19 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.45%) BladeLogic
8 6 (0.39%) Nagios
9 5 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.19%) HP NNM
10 3 (0.19%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.19%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.19%) Oozie
10 3 (0.19%) OPNET
11 2 (0.13%) vMotion
12 1 (0.064%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.064%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.064%) Salt
Vendors
1 167 (10.74%) Oracle
2 152 (9.77%) TIBCO
3 90 (5.79%) Murex
4 88 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 58 (3.73%) Bloomberg
6 57 (3.67%) Sybase
7 51 (3.28%) Calypso
8 42 (2.70%) SAP
9 29 (1.86%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.54%) VMware
12 23 (1.48%) Charles River
12 23 (1.48%) Rally
13 19 (1.22%) Reuters
14 18 (1.16%) Cisco
14 18 (1.16%) ION Trading
15 16 (1.03%) IBM
16 14 (0.90%) HP
17 12 (0.77%) FXall
18 11 (0.71%) Eze Software Group
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + 15% Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago