Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 148 102
Rank change year-on-year -14 -46 -19
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 194 287 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 2.14% 2.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 4.55% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 174 267 467
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £44,200 £46,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £111,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4902 6313 9262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.85% 47.01% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4396 5633 7622
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the City of London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in the City of London.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the City of London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 132 (68.04%) Finance
2 108 (55.67%) Java
3 91 (46.91%) Front Office
4 81 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (35.05%) Multithreading
6 60 (30.93%) Low Latency
7 59 (30.41%) Banking
8 43 (22.16%) Fintech
9 37 (19.07%) TIBCO
10 36 (18.56%) Degree
10 36 (18.56%) Electronic Trading
11 35 (18.04%) Derivative
11 35 (18.04%) Investment Banking
11 35 (18.04%) Fixed Income
12 33 (17.01%) DevOps
13 32 (16.49%) SQL
13 32 (16.49%) Linux
14 30 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (14.43%) Concurrent Programming
15 28 (14.43%) J2SE
16 26 (13.40%) Unix
16 26 (13.40%) C++
17 25 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (11.86%) Maven
19 23 (11.86%) Microservices
20 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
21 21 (10.82%) SQL Server
21 21 (10.82%) StreamBase
21 21 (10.82%) Gradle

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (1.55%) Apache
1 3 (1.55%) Mule
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Drupal
3 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.52%) Kondor
2 1 (0.52%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.06%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.55%) KDB
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.52%) OLAP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) QlikView
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (11.86%) Maven
2 21 (10.82%) Gradle
3 17 (8.76%) JIRA
4 10 (5.15%) GoogleTest
4 10 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.12%) Subversion
6 6 (3.09%) JUnit
7 5 (2.58%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.52%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (68.04%) Finance
2 91 (46.91%) Front Office
3 59 (30.41%) Banking
4 35 (18.04%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.67%) Back Office
6 10 (5.15%) Advertising
7 6 (3.09%) International Banking
8 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (57.22%) Developer
2 77 (39.69%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.56%) Analyst
4 22 (11.34%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.22%) Quantitative Developer
6 13 (6.70%) C++ Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Java Quantitative Developer
7 12 (6.19%) Core Java Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.64%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.61%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (3.61%) Banking Business Analyst
11 7 (3.61%) Front Office Developer
12 6 (3.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 6 (3.09%) Senior Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Business IT Analyst
13 5 (2.58%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.43%) J2SE
2 20 (10.31%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (10.31%) HTML
3 16 (8.25%) Spring
4 15 (7.73%) XML
5 14 (7.22%) React
6 13 (6.70%) JMS
7 12 (6.19%) .NET
7 12 (6.19%) HTML5
8 11 (5.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.64%) Rendezvous
10 9 (4.64%) TIBCO EMS
11 8 (4.12%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.61%) Java SE
13 6 (3.09%) CSS
13 6 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
14 5 (2.58%) Middleware
15 4 (2.06%) JSON
15 4 (2.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.16%) Fintech
2 35 (18.04%) Derivative
2 35 (18.04%) Fixed Income
3 17 (8.76%) Equities
4 14 (7.22%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.67%) Hedge funds
5 11 (5.67%) Market Risk
6 9 (4.64%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.58%) Swaptions
10 4 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.06%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.06%) Spread Betting
10 4 (2.06%) User Experience
11 3 (1.55%) Contract for Difference
11 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.49%) Linux
2 26 (13.40%) Unix
3 4 (2.06%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (35.05%) Multithreading
3 60 (30.93%) Low Latency
4 36 (18.56%) Electronic Trading
5 33 (17.01%) DevOps
6 30 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (14.43%) Concurrent Programming
8 25 (12.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 24 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (11.86%) Microservices
11 18 (9.28%) Business Analysis
12 17 (8.76%) Scrum
13 14 (7.22%) Algorithmic Trading
13 14 (7.22%) Workflow
14 13 (6.70%) Risk Management
15 12 (6.19%) SDLC
16 11 (5.67%) Line Management
16 11 (5.67%) OO
16 11 (5.67%) TDD
17 10 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (55.67%) Java
2 32 (16.49%) SQL
3 26 (13.40%) C++
4 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.76%) C#
6 14 (7.22%) Python
7 13 (6.70%) Scala
8 8 (4.12%) Perl
9 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.09%) VBA
11 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.06%) C
11 4 (2.06%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.06%) R
11 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) DataFlex
12 2 (1.03%) Korn
12 2 (1.03%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) AWK
13 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (18.56%) Degree
2 9 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.06%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.55%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) ACCA
5 1 (0.52%) CIMA
5 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.28%) MiFID
2 6 (3.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (3.09%) EMIR
2 6 (3.09%) IFRS
3 5 (2.58%) QA
4 3 (1.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) Basel III
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (3.09%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (19.07%) TIBCO
2 21 (10.82%) StreamBase
3 13 (6.70%) Murex
4 10 (5.15%) Sybase
5 6 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (3.09%) BMC
5 6 (3.09%) Oracle
6 5 (2.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.06%) Calypso
7 4 (2.06%) Cisco
7 4 (2.06%) ION Trading
7 4 (2.06%) Solace
8 3 (1.55%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.55%) Splunk
9 2 (1.03%) FXall
9 2 (1.03%) Reuters
9 2 (1.03%) Symantec
9 2 (1.03%) VMware
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - 50% bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + BANKING BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday