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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 369 306 348
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +42
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 678 1104 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 1.03% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 2.42% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 519 907 871
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%

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
36231 45679 46191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.56% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29550 36392 37289
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,000 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -87 675 £75,000 +7.14% 111
London -58 594 £80,000 +14.28% 101
City of London -23 130 £82,500 +22.22% 26
East of England +29 23 £80,000 +97.53% 2
South East +77 22 £50,000 -41.17% 3
Bedfordshire +14 20 £38,000 -
Luton -6 20 £38,000 -
South West +20 16 £73,750 +84.37% 1
Canary Wharf +8 15 £115,000 +15.00%
Berkshire +57 13 £42,500 -46.87%
Dorset +19 8 £87,500 - 1
Bristol +22 7 £60,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -6 7 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -16 7 £60,000 - 1
Bracknell - 6 £40,000 -
North West -15 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire +17 4 £92,500 +8.82%
East Midlands +2 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Nottingham -5 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Oxford - 4 £92,500 -
Hertfordshire +12 3 £80,000 +56.09%
Cheshire - 3 £80,000 -
Chester - 3 £80,000 -
Scotland +24 2 £46,250 -
West Sussex +23 2 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +12 2 £46,250 -
Surrey - 2 £33,000 - 2
Chorley - 2 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 2 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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).

1 880 (61.62%) Finance
2 566 (39.64%) Java
3 473 (33.12%) Banking
4 445 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
5 438 (30.67%) SQL
6 432 (30.25%) Front Office
7 425 (29.76%) Derivative
8 414 (28.99%) Fixed Income
9 363 (25.42%) Equities
10 335 (23.46%) Degree
11 329 (23.04%) Multithreading
12 289 (20.24%) Low Latency
13 257 (18.00%) Unix
14 241 (16.88%) Linux
15 221 (15.48%) Investment Banking
16 219 (15.34%) Python
17 211 (14.78%) C#
18 205 (14.36%) C++
19 191 (13.38%) Electronic Trading
20 182 (12.75%) TIBCO
21 179 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
22 169 (11.83%) OO
23 164 (11.48%) Oracle
24 147 (10.29%) JMS
25 146 (10.22%) Software Engineering
26 133 (9.31%) Business Analysis
27 131 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
28 126 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
29 121 (8.47%) QA
30 115 (8.05%) Risk Management

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 39 (2.73%) JBoss
2 36 (2.52%) Apache Spark
2 36 (2.52%) Tomcat
2 36 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 33 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 32 (2.24%) Jetty
5 17 (1.19%) IIS
6 15 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.98%) CMS
8 13 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 12 (0.84%) Confluence
9 12 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.63%) Mule
10 9 (0.63%) Mule ESB
11 7 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.35%) Apache
12 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.47%) MS Office
3 9 (0.63%) MS Project
4 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.28%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) InVision
9 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) SAP FI
2 14 (0.98%) SAP CO
2 14 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.63%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.63%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 8 (0.56%) Summit
5 5 (0.35%) EQXanite
5 5 (0.35%) MetaTrader
5 5 (0.35%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (0.28%) Algo Collateral
6 4 (0.28%) Eze OMS
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.21%) RMDS
8 2 (0.14%) Endur
9 1 (0.070%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.070%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.070%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.070%) SAP FI-GL
9 1 (0.070%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.63%) SaaS
4 6 (0.42%) GitHub
5 3 (0.21%) Office 365
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) iTunes
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.070%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.070%) Heroku
7 1 (0.070%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.80%) Multicast
2 27 (1.89%) Firewall
2 27 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.54%) Internet
4 18 (1.26%) DNS
5 11 (0.77%) LAN
6 9 (0.63%) WAN
7 7 (0.49%) HTTP
8 6 (0.42%) Wireless
9 5 (0.35%) Intranet
10 4 (0.28%) Skype
11 3 (0.21%) NAS
11 3 (0.21%) SAN
11 3 (0.21%) SSL
12 2 (0.14%) BGP
12 2 (0.14%) DHCP
12 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.14%) Value-Added Service
12 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.25%) NoSQL
3 66 (4.62%) Big Data
4 61 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 50 (3.50%) KDB
7 48 (3.36%) MySQL
8 43 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 40 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 27 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 27 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
12 25 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.91%) Couchbase
15 12 (0.84%) Redis
15 12 (0.84%) Riak
15 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.63%) MS Access
16 9 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 55 (3.85%) JIRA
2 53 (3.71%) Maven
3 47 (3.29%) Selenium
4 42 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 38 (2.66%) JUnit
6 34 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.38%) JMeter
7 26 (1.82%) Ant
7 26 (1.82%) Subversion
8 25 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 23 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 22 (1.54%) SoapUI
11 21 (1.47%) Gradle
12 19 (1.33%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.19%) TestNG
14 16 (1.12%) NUnit
15 15 (1.05%) LoadRunner
16 14 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (0.91%) jMock
General
1 880 (61.62%) Finance
2 473 (33.12%) Banking
3 432 (30.25%) Front Office
4 221 (15.48%) Investment Banking
5 88 (6.16%) Retail
6 72 (5.04%) Back Office
7 44 (3.08%) Financial Institution
8 21 (1.47%) Private Banking
8 21 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
11 15 (1.05%) Advertising
12 14 (0.98%) Games
12 14 (0.98%) Marketing
13 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.56%) Legal
15 7 (0.49%) French Language
15 7 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.49%) Publishing
16 5 (0.35%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 690 (48.32%) Developer
2 388 (27.17%) Java Developer
3 343 (24.02%) Analyst
4 195 (13.66%) Business Analyst
5 121 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 103 (7.21%) C++ Developer
7 85 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 85 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
8 70 (4.90%) Quantitative Developer
8 70 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 60 (4.20%) Applications Support
10 59 (4.13%) Consultant
11 53 (3.71%) Lead Developer
12 45 (3.15%) Core Java Developer
12 45 (3.15%) Programmer
13 40 (2.80%) Financial Analyst
13 40 (2.80%) FX Business Analyst
13 40 (2.80%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 37 (2.59%) Project Manager
15 36 (2.52%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (10.29%) JMS
2 131 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
3 105 (7.35%) .NET
4 99 (6.93%) TIBCO EMS
5 97 (6.79%) Ultra Messaging
6 91 (6.37%) HTML
7 88 (6.16%) J2SE
8 79 (5.53%) AngularJS
9 66 (4.62%) Rendezvous
10 59 (4.13%) React
10 59 (4.13%) Swing
11 46 (3.22%) Spring
12 45 (3.15%) HTML5
13 42 (2.94%) Web Services
13 42 (2.94%) XML
14 40 (2.80%) REST
15 36 (2.52%) Node.js
16 34 (2.38%) ASP.NET
16 34 (2.38%) Java SE
17 33 (2.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 425 (29.76%) Derivative
2 414 (28.99%) Fixed Income
3 363 (25.42%) Equities
4 179 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (7.42%) Hedge funds
6 99 (6.93%) OTC Derivatives
7 98 (6.86%) Computer Science
8 93 (6.51%) Algorithms
9 74 (5.18%) Mathematics
10 67 (4.69%) Fintech
11 57 (3.99%) Data Structures
12 55 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
13 52 (3.64%) Market Risk
14 49 (3.43%) Credit Derivative
15 45 (3.15%) User Experience
16 39 (2.73%) Economics
17 38 (2.66%) Statistics
18 32 (2.24%) Physics
19 29 (2.03%) Credit Risk
20 27 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 257 (18.00%) Unix
2 241 (16.88%) Linux
3 112 (7.84%) Windows
4 62 (4.34%) Apple iOS
5 57 (3.99%) Android
6 19 (1.33%) Solaris
7 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.070%) CentOS
11 1 (0.070%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (23.04%) Multithreading
3 289 (20.24%) Low Latency
4 191 (13.38%) Electronic Trading
5 169 (11.83%) OO
6 146 (10.22%) Software Engineering
7 133 (9.31%) Business Analysis
8 126 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
9 115 (8.05%) Risk Management
10 111 (7.77%) Scrum
11 101 (7.07%) TDD
12 98 (6.86%) Algorithmic Trading
13 94 (6.58%) SDLC
14 82 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 77 (5.39%) Project Management
17 74 (5.18%) Asset Management
17 74 (5.18%) GAP Analysis
18 72 (5.04%) Workflow
19 69 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 566 (39.64%) Java
2 438 (30.67%) SQL
3 219 (15.34%) Python
4 211 (14.78%) C#
5 205 (14.36%) C++
6 102 (7.14%) Perl
7 96 (6.72%) JavaScript
8 64 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 63 (4.41%) Scala
10 52 (3.64%) VBA
11 46 (3.22%) C
12 40 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 40 (2.80%) VB
13 32 (2.24%) Go
14 29 (2.03%) Groovy
15 26 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.68%) Ruby
17 23 (1.61%) Haskell
17 23 (1.61%) MATLAB
18 16 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 335 (23.46%) Degree
2 34 (2.38%) ISEB
3 23 (1.61%) PhD
4 13 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.70%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.35%) CISA
7 5 (0.35%) CISSP
7 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.28%) ACCA
8 4 (0.28%) CIMA
8 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.28%) CISM
8 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.21%) CCNA
9 3 (0.21%) CIPFA
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.21%) QiCA
9 3 (0.21%) RHCA
9 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (8.47%) QA
2 54 (3.78%) MiFID
3 28 (1.96%) EMIR
4 25 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (1.54%) SLA
6 8 (0.56%) FATCA
7 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.28%) SDET
9 3 (0.21%) BS25999
9 3 (0.21%) COBIT
9 3 (0.21%) COSO
10 2 (0.14%) Basel III
10 2 (0.14%) GAAP
11 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.070%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.070%) SEPA
11 1 (0.070%) UCITS
System Software
1 18 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.49%) Snort
4 6 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.35%) vSphere
6 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.28%) HDFS
7 3 (0.21%) Docker
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.14%) Firmware
8 2 (0.14%) GridGain
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.070%) KVM
9 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.070%) NFS
9 1 (0.070%) SRDF
9 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (1.54%) Puppet
2 17 (1.19%) Ansible
3 15 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.91%) Salt
5 12 (0.84%) Kibana
5 12 (0.84%) logstash
6 8 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.49%) Control-M
7 7 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.28%) Oozie
10 3 (0.21%) SCCM
10 3 (0.21%) SCOM
11 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.14%) Nagios
11 2 (0.14%) vMotion
12 1 (0.070%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.070%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.070%) OpenView
Vendors
1 182 (12.75%) TIBCO
2 164 (11.48%) Oracle
3 103 (7.21%) Sybase
4 70 (4.90%) Murex
5 57 (3.99%) Microsoft
6 41 (2.87%) Bloomberg
7 35 (2.45%) SAP
8 34 (2.38%) Charles River
9 31 (2.17%) ION Trading
10 30 (2.10%) Calypso
11 27 (1.89%) FXall
12 26 (1.82%) Reuters
13 23 (1.61%) IBM
14 21 (1.47%) Solace
15 20 (1.40%) Cisco
16 16 (1.12%) Caplin
17 15 (1.05%) Currenex
17 15 (1.05%) Temenos
17 15 (1.05%) VMware
18 12 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, gym membership, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Package / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago