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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
London > Central London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 189 163 128
Rank change year-on-year -26 -35 +83
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 129 107 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.45% 1.63% 2.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.60% 4.32% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 119 99 155
10th Percentile £69,500 £63,500 £56,250
25th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £95,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +9.68%
75th Percentile £108,750 £117,500 £120,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £130,000 £155,000
London median annual salary £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +37.93%

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,580 2,479 2,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 40.26% 37.80% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 2,174 2,630
10th Percentile £46,150 £45,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £74,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £105,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Central London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Central London.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Central London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Central London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Central London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -33 124 £91,250 -3.95% 26
Southwark - 1 £90,000 -
West End of London - 1 £77,500 -
City of Westminster - 1 £77,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 60 (46.51%) Java
2 50 (38.76%) Front Office
3 44 (34.11%) Finance
3 44 (34.11%) SQL
4 38 (29.46%) Low Latency
4 38 (29.46%) Performance Tuning
5 34 (26.36%) Equities
6 33 (25.58%) Banking
6 33 (25.58%) React
6 33 (25.58%) High-Frequency Trading
7 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
8 29 (22.48%) JUnit
9 28 (21.71%) Microservices
10 27 (20.93%) JIRA
11 26 (20.16%) Docker
11 26 (20.16%) HTML
11 26 (20.16%) Python
11 26 (20.16%) Risk Management
12 25 (19.38%) Social Skills
13 24 (18.60%) Fintech
13 24 (18.60%) HTML5
14 23 (17.83%) Multithreading
14 23 (17.83%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (17.05%) QA
15 22 (17.05%) Advertising
15 22 (17.05%) FIX Protocol
16 20 (15.50%) Agile
17 18 (13.95%) Fixed Income
17 18 (13.95%) Degree
17 18 (13.95%) Swing

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 10 (7.75%) Jetty
2 5 (3.88%) Confluence
3 3 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.78%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Azure
2 6 (4.65%) Power Platform
3 5 (3.88%) Azure Service Bus
4 2 (1.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.55%) Azure Event Grid
4 2 (1.55%) Azure Service Fabric
4 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.55%) GCP
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) AWS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.40%) KDB
1 16 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.65%) Power BI
4 5 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.88%) SSDT
4 5 (3.88%) Tableau
5 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) JUnit
2 27 (20.93%) JIRA
3 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.53%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.75%) Ant
5 10 (7.75%) Apache Ivy
5 10 (7.75%) Bitbucket
5 10 (7.75%) Concordion
5 10 (7.75%) Gradle
5 10 (7.75%) Maven
5 10 (7.75%) Mockito
6 5 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.88%) webpack
7 2 (1.55%) GitLab
7 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.78%) MSTest
8 1 (0.78%) TestNG
8 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (38.76%) Front Office
2 44 (34.11%) Finance
3 33 (25.58%) Banking
4 25 (19.38%) Social Skills
5 22 (17.05%) Advertising
6 13 (10.08%) Investment Banking
7 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.88%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (2.33%) Legal
9 3 (2.33%) Marketing
10 2 (1.55%) Retail
11 1 (0.78%) Back Office
11 1 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 83 (64.34%) Developer
2 47 (36.43%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (12.40%) Analyst
6 14 (10.85%) React Developer
7 13 (10.08%) Python Developer
8 12 (9.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (7.75%) Quantitative Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.65%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.65%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Murex Support
11 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Python Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.58%) React
2 26 (20.16%) HTML
3 24 (18.60%) HTML5
4 22 (17.05%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (13.95%) Swing
6 16 (12.40%) Web Services
7 15 (11.63%) XML
8 11 (8.53%) Redux
8 11 (8.53%) REST
9 10 (7.75%) JAX-RS
9 10 (7.75%) JDBC
9 10 (7.75%) JMS
9 10 (7.75%) JPA
9 10 (7.75%) JSON
9 10 (7.75%) Swagger
10 7 (5.43%) Node.js
11 6 (4.65%) .NET
12 5 (3.88%) LESS
12 5 (3.88%) Sass
12 5 (3.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Equities
2 18 (13.95%) Fixed Income
3 15 (11.63%) Derivative
4 14 (10.85%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (10.85%) Market Risk
5 11 (8.53%) Exotic Derivative
6 6 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (3.10%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.33%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (2.33%) User Experience
9 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.55%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.55%) CentOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.46%) Low Latency
1 38 (29.46%) Performance Tuning
2 33 (25.58%) High-Frequency Trading
3 28 (21.71%) Microservices
4 26 (20.16%) Risk Management
5 24 (18.60%) Fintech
6 23 (17.83%) Electronic Trading
6 23 (17.83%) Multithreading
7 20 (15.50%) Agile
8 18 (13.95%) Multithreaded Programming
8 18 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (13.95%) Unit Testing
9 17 (13.18%) TDD
10 13 (10.08%) BDD
10 13 (10.08%) DevOps
10 13 (10.08%) Scrum
11 12 (9.30%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (9.30%) Mathematics
12 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.51%) Java
2 44 (34.11%) SQL
3 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.16%) Python
5 13 (10.08%) C#
6 10 (7.75%) C++
7 8 (6.20%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.43%) VBA
9 5 (3.88%) ES6
9 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.88%) XPath
10 2 (1.55%) Bash
11 1 (0.78%) Go
11 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 11 (8.53%) PhD
3 10 (7.75%) Master's Degree
4 6 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.05%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (5.43%) EMIR
2 7 (5.43%) MiFID
3 6 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (20.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.55%) Terraform
3 1 (0.78%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Bloomberg
2 10 (7.75%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.65%) Murex
5 5 (3.88%) Charles River
5 5 (3.88%) MarketAxess
5 5 (3.88%) Tradeweb
6 2 (1.55%) Sun
7 1 (0.78%) Google