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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK
Rank 397 348 352
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +4
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 597 895 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.89% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 2.09% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 446 732 792
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £66,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +47.22%

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
33626 42903 42482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.51% 42.74% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27404 34379 34424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in the UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 29 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -32 595 £75,000 - 101
London -29 544 £75,000 - 87
City of London -15 113 £85,000 +6.25% 29
East of England +28 16 £61,250 +51.23% 8
South West +26 15 £60,000 - 2
Canary Wharf -2 13 £115,000 +31.42%
Bedfordshire +21 9 £72,500 - 5
Luton -1 9 £72,500 - 5
South East +55 8 £40,000 -52.94% 1
Berkshire +53 7 £40,000 -15.34%
Dorset +18 7 £87,500 - 1
Bristol - 6 £57,500 -
Essex - 6 £50,000 - 3
Bracknell - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands +4 3 £60,000 +54.83%
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Harlow - 2 £50,000 - 2
Warminster - 2 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +9 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow +6 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Chichester - 1 £30,000 -
Brentford - 1 £55,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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).

1 812 (60.60%) Finance
2 548 (40.90%) Java
3 432 (32.24%) Banking
4 412 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
5 410 (30.60%) SQL
6 400 (29.85%) Front Office
7 381 (28.43%) Derivative
8 372 (27.76%) Fixed Income
9 339 (25.30%) Equities
10 329 (24.55%) Multithreading
11 298 (22.24%) Degree
12 279 (20.82%) Low Latency
13 253 (18.88%) Unix
14 239 (17.84%) Linux
15 204 (15.22%) Investment Banking
16 193 (14.40%) C++
17 191 (14.25%) Electronic Trading
18 190 (14.18%) Python
19 184 (13.73%) C#
20 168 (12.54%) TIBCO
21 152 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
22 151 (11.27%) Oracle
23 149 (11.12%) OO
24 139 (10.37%) FIX Protocol
25 134 (10.00%) Software Engineering
26 127 (9.48%) Concurrent Programming
27 123 (9.18%) JMS
28 121 (9.03%) Windows
29 111 (8.28%) Business Analysis
30 104 (7.76%) Scrum

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 38 (2.84%) JBoss
2 36 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 27 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 24 (1.79%) Jetty
5 24 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 18 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (1.12%) Apache
8 12 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.90%) Mule
8 12 (0.90%) Mule ESB
8 12 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.52%) CMS
9 7 (0.52%) IIS
9 7 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.42%) MS Office
3 9 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.67%) MS Project
4 4 (0.30%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) NUKE
7 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.49%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 17 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (0.75%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 7 (0.52%) thinkFolio
6 6 (0.45%) Summit
7 5 (0.37%) EQXanite
8 4 (0.30%) Eze OMS
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.30%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.22%) RMDS
10 2 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
10 2 (0.15%) MetaTrader
10 2 (0.15%) Unica
11 1 (0.075%) Data Workbench
11 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.075%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.075%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.075%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.67%) GitHub
4 8 (0.60%) SaaS
5 3 (0.22%) Heroku
5 3 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.075%) iTunes
6 1 (0.075%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.57%) LAN
3 20 (1.49%) Multicast
4 17 (1.27%) DNS
5 16 (1.19%) Internet
6 15 (1.12%) Firewall
7 9 (0.67%) WAN
8 7 (0.52%) DHCP
8 7 (0.52%) HTTP
9 6 (0.45%) Wireless
10 5 (0.37%) Intranet
11 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.15%) BGP
12 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.15%) LDAP
12 2 (0.15%) SAN
12 2 (0.15%) Skype
12 2 (0.15%) SSH
12 2 (0.15%) SSL
12 2 (0.15%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.75%) NoSQL
3 76 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 57 (4.25%) Big Data
5 54 (4.03%) Hadoop
6 48 (3.58%) KDB
7 43 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (3.06%) MySQL
9 36 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 33 (2.46%) Oracle Database
11 33 (2.46%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
13 15 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.97%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.90%) Redis
15 12 (0.90%) Riak
16 11 (0.82%) Data Mart
16 11 (0.82%) MS Access
17 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 57 (4.25%) Maven
2 56 (4.18%) JIRA
3 33 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.46%) Selenium
4 31 (2.31%) JUnit
4 31 (2.31%) Subversion
5 27 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 24 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.57%) Ant
7 21 (1.57%) Gradle
7 21 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.34%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.12%) JMeter
11 14 (1.04%) FitNesse
11 14 (1.04%) SpecFlow
12 13 (0.97%) NUnit
13 9 (0.67%) TestNG
14 8 (0.60%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 812 (60.60%) Finance
2 432 (32.24%) Banking
3 400 (29.85%) Front Office
4 204 (15.22%) Investment Banking
5 79 (5.90%) Retail
6 71 (5.30%) Back Office
7 55 (4.10%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.27%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.19%) Advertising
10 16 (1.19%) Marketing
11 15 (1.12%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.75%) Publishing
15 9 (0.67%) Games
15 9 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.67%) Legal
16 8 (0.60%) French Language
17 7 (0.52%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 663 (49.48%) Developer
2 394 (29.40%) Java Developer
3 310 (23.13%) Analyst
4 155 (11.57%) Business Analyst
5 132 (9.85%) Senior Developer
6 109 (8.13%) C++ Developer
7 90 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 77 (5.75%) Support Analyst
9 75 (5.60%) C# Developer
10 55 (4.10%) Lead Developer
11 54 (4.03%) Consultant
12 52 (3.88%) Applications Support
13 46 (3.43%) Quantitative Developer
14 44 (3.28%) Team Leader
15 40 (2.99%) Core Java Developer
16 39 (2.91%) Technical Leader
17 38 (2.84%) Project Manager
18 35 (2.61%) Applications Support Analyst
19 34 (2.54%) Murex Analyst
20 33 (2.46%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (10.37%) FIX Protocol
2 123 (9.18%) JMS
3 97 (7.24%) .NET
3 97 (7.24%) TIBCO EMS
4 87 (6.49%) Ultra Messaging
5 84 (6.27%) HTML
6 80 (5.97%) J2SE
7 71 (5.30%) AngularJS
8 64 (4.78%) Rendezvous
9 63 (4.70%) Swing
10 46 (3.43%) XML
11 45 (3.36%) HTML5
11 45 (3.36%) React
12 42 (3.13%) Spring
13 40 (2.99%) Middleware
13 40 (2.99%) REST
14 38 (2.84%) Java SE
15 37 (2.76%) ASP.NET
16 35 (2.61%) CSS
17 33 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 381 (28.43%) Derivative
2 372 (27.76%) Fixed Income
3 339 (25.30%) Equities
4 152 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (7.01%) Algorithms
6 92 (6.87%) Computer Science
7 90 (6.72%) Hedge funds
8 69 (5.15%) Mathematics
8 69 (5.15%) OTC Derivatives
9 62 (4.63%) Data Structures
10 61 (4.55%) Fintech
11 56 (4.18%) Equity Derivative
12 49 (3.66%) Credit Derivative
13 38 (2.84%) Market Risk
13 38 (2.84%) User Experience
14 37 (2.76%) Economics
15 28 (2.09%) Credit Risk
15 28 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (2.09%) Physics
16 25 (1.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 253 (18.88%) Unix
2 239 (17.84%) Linux
3 121 (9.03%) Windows
4 52 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 45 (3.36%) Android
6 16 (1.19%) Solaris
7 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.15%) Debian
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.075%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (24.55%) Multithreading
3 279 (20.82%) Low Latency
4 191 (14.25%) Electronic Trading
5 149 (11.12%) OO
6 134 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 127 (9.48%) Concurrent Programming
8 111 (8.28%) Business Analysis
9 104 (7.76%) Scrum
10 103 (7.69%) SDLC
11 92 (6.87%) Risk Management
11 92 (6.87%) TDD
12 86 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
13 84 (6.27%) Algorithmic Trading
14 79 (5.90%) E-Commerce
15 74 (5.52%) Project Management
16 67 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
16 67 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 65 (4.85%) GAP Analysis
18 64 (4.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 548 (40.90%) Java
2 410 (30.60%) SQL
3 193 (14.40%) C++
4 190 (14.18%) Python
5 184 (13.73%) C#
6 98 (7.31%) JavaScript
7 84 (6.27%) Perl
8 74 (5.52%) Scala
9 55 (4.10%) Shell Script
10 49 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 44 (3.28%) C
12 42 (3.13%) VBA
13 30 (2.24%) PL/SQL
14 29 (2.16%) VB
15 24 (1.79%) Go
16 23 (1.72%) Groovy
17 22 (1.64%) Haskell
18 21 (1.57%) MATLAB
19 19 (1.42%) R
20 18 (1.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 298 (22.24%) Degree
2 15 (1.12%) ISEB
3 14 (1.04%) PhD
4 10 (0.75%) Postgraduate
5 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.37%) CFA
6 5 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.30%) CISA
7 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.30%) CISM
7 4 (0.30%) CISSP
7 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) CCNA
8 3 (0.22%) CIMA
8 3 (0.22%) CIPFA
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.22%) QiCA
8 3 (0.22%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.61%) QA
2 53 (3.96%) MiFID
3 32 (2.39%) EMIR
4 23 (1.72%) SLA
5 21 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.30%) FATCA
8 3 (0.22%) BS25999
8 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) COSO
9 2 (0.15%) Basel III
10 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.075%) GAAP
10 1 (0.075%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.075%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (0.37%) NFS
4 5 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.30%) vSphere
6 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.22%) HDFS
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) GridGain
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) Snort
8 1 (0.075%) Docker
8 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.075%) SRDF
8 1 (0.075%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (1.34%) Ansible
2 17 (1.27%) Puppet
3 15 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.12%) Salt
4 12 (0.90%) Kibana
4 12 (0.90%) logstash
5 9 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.52%) Control-M
7 7 (0.52%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.22%) Nagios
8 3 (0.22%) Oozie
8 3 (0.22%) SCCM
8 3 (0.22%) SCOM
9 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.15%) vMotion
10 1 (0.075%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.075%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 168 (12.54%) TIBCO
2 151 (11.27%) Oracle
3 100 (7.46%) Sybase
4 68 (5.07%) Murex
5 63 (4.70%) Microsoft
6 40 (2.99%) Bloomberg
7 38 (2.84%) ION Trading
8 34 (2.54%) SAP
9 30 (2.24%) Calypso
10 28 (2.09%) Solace
11 27 (2.01%) IBM
11 27 (2.01%) Reuters
12 26 (1.94%) Charles River
13 21 (1.57%) FXall
14 20 (1.49%) Cisco
15 15 (1.12%) Caplin
16 13 (0.97%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.97%) VMware
17 12 (0.90%) Adobe
17 12 (0.90%) Temenos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £105000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and large bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, pens, 28 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £70k - 100k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago