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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 373 285 287
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +2
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 746 1181 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 2.56% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 590 984 1031
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 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+32.18% -1.13%

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
38956 46170 45905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 42.33% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31804 37195 35858
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -77 742 £72,500 +11.53% 109
London -56 646 £75,000 +15.38% 96
City of London -52 133 £70,000 +12.00% 29
South East +68 42 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England +35 23 £60,000 +17.07% 5
Bedfordshire +29 19 £38,000 - 4
Luton +6 19 £38,000 - 4
Berkshire +23 17 £45,000 -5.26%
Bracknell - 16 £45,000 -
Surrey - 12 £57,500 - 2
Canary Wharf +4 9 £70,000 -28.20%
West Midlands -1 9 £60,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham -20 9 £60,000 +11.11% 2
South West +5 8 £86,250 +115.62%
North West +3 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Sussex +10 5 £45,000 -14.69%
Mayfair - 5 £80,000 -
West Sussex +25 4 £55,000 -
Bristol +9 4 £85,000 +112.50%
Dorset - 4 £87,500 -
Lancashire - 4 £40,000 -
Brentford - 4 £62,500 -
Chorley - 4 £40,000 -
Guildford - 4 £33,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +18 3 £60,000 +17.07%
Scotland +13 3 £47,500 - 1
Burgess Hill +1 3 £60,000 -
Chester - 3 £80,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £85,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £80,000 - 1

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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).

1 911 (61.18%) Finance
2 553 (37.14%) Java
3 462 (31.03%) SQL
4 455 (30.56%) Derivative
5 446 (29.95%) Front Office
6 431 (28.95%) Banking
7 430 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
8 419 (28.14%) Fixed Income
9 388 (26.06%) Equities
10 374 (25.12%) Degree
11 315 (21.16%) Multithreading
12 260 (17.46%) Unix
13 251 (16.86%) Low Latency
14 248 (16.66%) Linux
15 216 (14.51%) Python
16 208 (13.97%) C#
17 199 (13.36%) Investment Banking
17 199 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
18 184 (12.36%) OO
19 180 (12.09%) C++
20 175 (11.75%) Software Engineering
21 169 (11.35%) TIBCO
22 156 (10.48%) Hedge funds
23 155 (10.41%) Oracle
24 151 (10.14%) JMS
25 149 (10.01%) Electronic Trading
26 145 (9.74%) .NET
27 142 (9.54%) Risk Management
28 136 (9.13%) QA
28 136 (9.13%) Business Analysis

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 34 (2.28%) IIS
2 28 (1.88%) Confluence
3 27 (1.81%) CMS
4 24 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.34%) JBoss
6 19 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.01%) Jetty
10 14 (0.94%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
13 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.27%) Apache
16 3 (0.20%) Xceptor
17 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.13%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.68%) MS Office
3 12 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.54%) Maya
4 8 (0.54%) MS Project
4 8 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.14%) MetaTrader
1 17 (1.14%) SAP CO
1 17 (1.14%) SAP FI
1 17 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (1.01%) Summit
3 12 (0.81%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 8 (0.54%) Misys Midas
5 6 (0.40%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
6 5 (0.34%) Algo Collateral
6 5 (0.34%) SAP FI-GL
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
8 3 (0.20%) EQXanite
8 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.67%) GitHub
2 10 (0.67%) SaaS
3 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.27%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Force.com
7 2 (0.13%) iTunes
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.067%) IaaS
8 1 (0.067%) PaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.69%) Multicast
2 35 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.15%) Firewall
4 30 (2.01%) Internet
5 29 (1.95%) DNS
6 9 (0.60%) DHCP
6 9 (0.60%) Intranet
7 6 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 6 (0.40%) LAN
8 5 (0.34%) WAN
9 4 (0.27%) LDAP
9 4 (0.27%) Skype
9 4 (0.27%) VLAN
10 3 (0.20%) HTTP
10 3 (0.20%) NAS
10 3 (0.20%) SAN
10 3 (0.20%) Wireless
11 2 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.36%) Big Data
2 50 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 41 (2.75%) Hadoop
3 41 (2.75%) KDB
4 34 (2.28%) MySQL
5 32 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 29 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
10 19 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (4.43%) JIRA
2 59 (3.96%) Selenium
3 54 (3.63%) Maven
4 50 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 45 (3.02%) JMeter
6 44 (2.96%) Cucumber
7 43 (2.89%) JUnit
8 42 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 31 (2.08%) Ant
10 29 (1.95%) Git (software)
11 26 (1.75%) Gradle
11 26 (1.75%) SoapUI
12 24 (1.61%) Subversion
12 24 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.41%) TestNG
14 20 (1.34%) LoadRunner
15 19 (1.28%) jMock
16 18 (1.21%) Hudson
16 18 (1.21%) NUnit
General
1 911 (61.18%) Finance
2 446 (29.95%) Front Office
3 431 (28.95%) Banking
4 199 (13.36%) Investment Banking
5 89 (5.98%) Back Office
6 59 (3.96%) Retail
7 43 (2.89%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
9 28 (1.88%) Private Banking
10 17 (1.14%) Marketing
11 16 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.01%) Advertising
12 15 (1.01%) Games
13 14 (0.94%) Legal
14 13 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.81%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.74%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
18 6 (0.40%) French Language
18 6 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 672 (45.13%) Developer
2 363 (24.38%) Analyst
3 348 (23.37%) Java Developer
4 225 (15.11%) Business Analyst
5 113 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 91 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 78 (5.24%) C++ Developer
8 76 (5.10%) Support Analyst
9 74 (4.97%) Applications Support
10 68 (4.57%) Consultant
10 68 (4.57%) Quantitative Developer
11 66 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
12 52 (3.49%) Core Java Developer
13 51 (3.43%) Programmer
14 48 (3.22%) Banking Analyst
14 48 (3.22%) FX Business Analyst
14 48 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
15 46 (3.09%) .NET Developer
16 45 (3.02%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 43 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (10.14%) JMS
2 145 (9.74%) .NET
3 124 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 100 (6.72%) HTML
5 90 (6.04%) J2SE
6 85 (5.71%) Ultra Messaging
7 84 (5.64%) TIBCO EMS
8 69 (4.63%) Swing
9 63 (4.23%) Web Services
10 59 (3.96%) ASP.NET
11 58 (3.90%) AngularJS
12 57 (3.83%) Rendezvous
13 53 (3.56%) WPF
14 51 (3.43%) Spring
15 48 (3.22%) WCF
16 40 (2.69%) CSS
17 38 (2.55%) Ajax
18 36 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (2.42%) Hibernate
18 36 (2.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 455 (30.56%) Derivative
2 419 (28.14%) Fixed Income
3 388 (26.06%) Equities
4 199 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
5 156 (10.48%) Hedge funds
6 112 (7.52%) Computer Science
7 98 (6.58%) OTC Derivatives
8 86 (5.78%) Fintech
9 79 (5.31%) Market Risk
10 78 (5.24%) Mathematics
11 71 (4.77%) Algorithms
12 50 (3.36%) Data Structures
13 46 (3.09%) Equity Derivative
14 44 (2.96%) SWIFT
15 42 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
15 42 (2.82%) Credit Risk
16 37 (2.48%) User Experience
17 34 (2.28%) Statistics
18 33 (2.22%) Economics
19 28 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 260 (17.46%) Unix
2 248 (16.66%) Linux
3 114 (7.66%) Windows
4 41 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.35%) Android
6 21 (1.41%) Solaris
7 14 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.60%) CentOS
8 9 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) VMS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (21.16%) Multithreading
3 251 (16.86%) Low Latency
4 184 (12.36%) OO
5 175 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 149 (10.01%) Electronic Trading
7 142 (9.54%) Risk Management
8 136 (9.13%) Business Analysis
9 129 (8.66%) Concurrent Programming
10 114 (7.66%) Scrum
11 109 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 97 (6.51%) Algorithmic Trading
12 97 (6.51%) TDD
13 90 (6.04%) SDLC
14 86 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
16 77 (5.17%) Project Management
17 76 (5.10%) Analytics
17 76 (5.10%) Workflow
18 72 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 553 (37.14%) Java
2 462 (31.03%) SQL
3 216 (14.51%) Python
4 208 (13.97%) C#
5 180 (12.09%) C++
6 104 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 96 (6.45%) Perl
8 70 (4.70%) VBA
9 60 (4.03%) C
10 58 (3.90%) Bash Shell
11 46 (3.09%) Scala
12 37 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 37 (2.48%) T-SQL
13 34 (2.28%) VB
14 32 (2.15%) Ruby
15 25 (1.68%) Groovy
15 25 (1.68%) MATLAB
15 25 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.41%) Haskell
17 20 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 374 (25.12%) Degree
2 42 (2.82%) ISEB
3 20 (1.34%) PhD
4 19 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.54%) CISA
6 8 (0.54%) Postgraduate
7 7 (0.47%) CISSP
8 6 (0.40%) CISM
9 5 (0.34%) QiCA
9 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.20%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.20%) CCNA
11 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.20%) MBA
11 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.13%) CRISC
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (9.13%) QA
2 60 (4.03%) MiFID
3 29 (1.95%) EMIR
4 28 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 25 (1.68%) SLA
6 9 (0.60%) FATCA
7 5 (0.34%) SEPA
8 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.27%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.27%) SDET
9 3 (0.20%) BS25999
9 3 (0.20%) COBIT
9 3 (0.20%) COSO
10 2 (0.13%) Basel III
10 2 (0.13%) GAAP
10 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.067%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.067%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.067%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.67%) Snort
3 10 (0.67%) vSphere
4 6 (0.40%) Docker
4 6 (0.40%) NFS
4 6 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.27%) HDFS
6 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) GridGain
8 2 (0.13%) vCloud
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.067%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (1.48%) Puppet
2 18 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 14 (0.94%) Control-M
4 12 (0.81%) Ansible
5 9 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.40%) Nagios
8 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.27%) Oozie
9 3 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.20%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.20%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.20%) OPNET
9 3 (0.20%) SCCM
9 3 (0.20%) vMotion
10 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (11.35%) TIBCO
2 155 (10.41%) Oracle
3 73 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 72 (4.84%) Sybase
5 71 (4.77%) Murex
6 55 (3.69%) Bloomberg
7 41 (2.75%) Calypso
7 41 (2.75%) SAP
8 27 (1.81%) Charles River
9 23 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.48%) IBM
10 22 (1.48%) VMware
11 20 (1.34%) Cisco
12 19 (1.28%) ION Trading
12 19 (1.28%) Reuters
13 18 (1.21%) Rally
14 15 (1.01%) FXall
15 12 (0.81%) Currenex
16 11 (0.74%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £115k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is up to 30k base + bonus + b
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £500.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £67500 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DreamTek
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago