The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 332 337
Rank change year-on-year -36 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 637 947 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.35% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 427 712 794
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30868 40307 39161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.18% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25038 32625 31275
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London -28 534 £70,000 - 73
East of England +27 67 £47,500 +38.68% 3
South West +23 12 £55,000 -37.14%
South East +41 11 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North East - 5 - -
West Midlands +32 3 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands -7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -8 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 716 (55.98%) Finance
2 502 (39.25%) Java
3 409 (31.98%) Banking
4 407 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (28.15%) Front Office
6 332 (25.96%) Multithreading
7 320 (25.02%) Derivative
8 314 (24.55%) SQL
9 297 (23.22%) Fixed Income
10 287 (22.44%) Degree
11 274 (21.42%) Equities
12 265 (20.72%) Low Latency
13 226 (17.67%) Linux
14 220 (17.20%) Unix
15 199 (15.56%) Investment Banking
16 198 (15.48%) C++
17 186 (14.54%) Electronic Trading
18 181 (14.15%) C#
19 174 (13.60%) Python
20 137 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
21 132 (10.32%) OO
22 129 (10.09%) FIX Protocol
23 126 (9.85%) QA
24 123 (9.62%) TIBCO
25 122 (9.54%) Oracle
25 122 (9.54%) Concurrent Programming
26 115 (8.99%) Windows
27 114 (8.91%) JavaScript
28 112 (8.76%) TDD
28 112 (8.76%) Computer Science

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 42 (3.28%) JBoss
2 37 (2.89%) Tomcat
3 35 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 35 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 28 (2.19%) Apache
5 28 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (2.03%) Jetty
7 23 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 22 (1.72%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (1.25%) Mule
11 12 (0.94%) Mule ESB
12 6 (0.47%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.39%) WordPress
14 4 (0.31%) Confluence
14 4 (0.31%) IIS
14 4 (0.31%) nginx
14 4 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.94%) MS Office
5 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.16%) InVision
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.078%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 12 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 12 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.31%) RMDS
5 3 (0.23%) Data Workbench
5 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.16%) BondVision
6 2 (0.16%) EQXanite
6 2 (0.16%) Eze OMS
6 2 (0.16%) Unica
7 1 (0.078%) BASE24
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.078%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.078%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.078%) Murex MxG2000
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.17%) Google Play
4 9 (0.70%) GitHub
5 6 (0.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.23%) Heroku
6 3 (0.23%) SaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.078%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.078%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.078%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.03%) LAN
2 24 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.64%) FIX Connectivity
4 17 (1.33%) DNS
4 17 (1.33%) Multicast
5 12 (0.94%) Firewall
6 10 (0.78%) DHCP
7 6 (0.47%) WAN
8 5 (0.39%) HTTP
8 5 (0.39%) Internet
9 4 (0.31%) BGP
9 4 (0.31%) SSH
10 3 (0.23%) Intranet
10 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.23%) MPLS
10 3 (0.23%) Network Security
10 3 (0.23%) OSPF
10 3 (0.23%) SAN
10 3 (0.23%) SSL
10 3 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 63 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.91%) MySQL
5 45 (3.52%) KDB
6 43 (3.36%) Hadoop
7 41 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 39 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (2.89%) Big Data
11 29 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 28 (2.19%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.64%) Couchbase
13 21 (1.64%) Redis
13 21 (1.64%) Riak
14 12 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.94%) MS Access
14 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.86%) Data Mart
15 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (5.32%) JIRA
2 46 (3.60%) Maven
3 31 (2.42%) Selenium
4 30 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.95%) Gradle
5 25 (1.95%) Subversion
6 24 (1.88%) JUnit
7 20 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 20 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.56%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.41%) Ant
8 18 (1.41%) HP UFT
8 18 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.25%) SpecFlow
10 14 (1.09%) FitNesse
11 11 (0.86%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.70%) JMeter
13 7 (0.55%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.47%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 716 (55.98%) Finance
2 409 (31.98%) Banking
3 360 (28.15%) Front Office
4 199 (15.56%) Investment Banking
5 82 (6.41%) Retail
6 58 (4.53%) Back Office
7 50 (3.91%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.42%) Marketing
9 18 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.94%) Advertising
12 11 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.78%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.55%) Games
14 7 (0.55%) Legal
15 5 (0.39%) Danish Language
15 5 (0.39%) French Language
15 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 636 (49.73%) Developer
2 355 (27.76%) Java Developer
3 269 (21.03%) Analyst
4 135 (10.56%) Senior Developer
5 108 (8.44%) Business Analyst
6 103 (8.05%) C++ Developer
7 77 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 74 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 61 (4.77%) Support Analyst
10 50 (3.91%) Consultant
11 45 (3.52%) Applications Support
11 45 (3.52%) Lead Developer
12 44 (3.44%) Team Leader
13 40 (3.13%) Investment Banking Java Developer
13 40 (3.13%) Murex Analyst
14 39 (3.05%) Murex Business Analyst
15 38 (2.97%) Quantitative Developer
16 37 (2.89%) Architect
16 37 (2.89%) Core Java Developer
17 34 (2.66%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (10.09%) FIX Protocol
2 100 (7.82%) .NET
3 94 (7.35%) JMS
4 83 (6.49%) HTML
5 75 (5.86%) AngularJS
6 73 (5.71%) Spring
7 68 (5.32%) J2SE
8 58 (4.53%) TIBCO EMS
9 57 (4.46%) Swing
10 51 (3.99%) ASP.NET
11 50 (3.91%) Middleware
12 49 (3.83%) XML
13 48 (3.75%) CSS
13 48 (3.75%) HTML5
14 46 (3.60%) React
15 45 (3.52%) Rendezvous
16 42 (3.28%) REST
17 39 (3.05%) Web Services
18 38 (2.97%) Hibernate
19 37 (2.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 320 (25.02%) Derivative
2 297 (23.22%) Fixed Income
3 274 (21.42%) Equities
4 137 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (8.76%) Computer Science
6 83 (6.49%) User Experience
7 80 (6.25%) Algorithms
8 63 (4.93%) Hedge funds
9 61 (4.77%) Data Structures
9 61 (4.77%) Fintech
10 56 (4.38%) OTC Derivatives
11 41 (3.21%) Credit Derivative
12 33 (2.58%) Equity Derivative
13 25 (1.95%) Credit Risk
13 25 (1.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 23 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.25%) Data Centre
16 15 (1.17%) Mobile App
17 14 (1.09%) Market Risk
18 11 (0.86%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 226 (17.67%) Linux
2 220 (17.20%) Unix
3 115 (8.99%) Windows
4 58 (4.53%) Android
5 52 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.55%) Solaris
8 5 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.31%) Debian
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.078%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (25.96%) Multithreading
3 265 (20.72%) Low Latency
4 186 (14.54%) Electronic Trading
5 132 (10.32%) OO
6 122 (9.54%) Concurrent Programming
7 112 (8.76%) TDD
8 110 (8.60%) Scrum
9 109 (8.52%) E-Commerce
10 99 (7.74%) SDLC
11 95 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (7.11%) Mathematics
13 89 (6.96%) Software Engineering
14 88 (6.88%) Analytics
15 80 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
16 69 (5.39%) Risk Management
16 69 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 65 (5.08%) Business Analysis
18 64 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
19 63 (4.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 502 (39.25%) Java
2 314 (24.55%) SQL
3 198 (15.48%) C++
4 181 (14.15%) C#
5 174 (13.60%) Python
6 114 (8.91%) JavaScript
7 75 (5.86%) Perl
8 50 (3.91%) Scala
9 43 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 33 (2.58%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.35%) VBA
12 27 (2.11%) MATLAB
12 27 (2.11%) R
13 18 (1.41%) C
13 18 (1.41%) Go
13 18 (1.41%) VB
14 17 (1.33%) Ruby
15 15 (1.17%) Groovy
15 15 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 287 (22.44%) Degree
2 16 (1.25%) ISEB
3 15 (1.17%) PhD
4 8 (0.63%) HND
5 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.39%) CFA
7 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.39%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.23%) ACCA
8 3 (0.23%) CIMA
8 3 (0.23%) CIPFA
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (9.85%) QA
2 48 (3.75%) MiFID
3 29 (2.27%) EMIR
4 20 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (1.09%) SLA
6 8 (0.63%) PMO
7 7 (0.55%) FATCA
8 4 (0.31%) Basel III
9 3 (0.23%) IFRS
9 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) SEPA
11 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.47%) Docker
3 5 (0.39%) NFS
3 5 (0.39%) vSphere
4 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.16%) Varnish
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.078%) HDFS
6 1 (0.078%) SRDF
6 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (2.58%) Puppet
2 28 (2.19%) Ansible
2 28 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.88%) Salt
4 21 (1.64%) Kibana
4 21 (1.64%) logstash
5 18 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.39%) vMotion
8 3 (0.23%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.16%) Control-M
9 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.16%) Nagios
9 2 (0.16%) Nmap
10 1 (0.078%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.078%) Oozie
10 1 (0.078%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.078%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (9.62%) TIBCO
2 122 (9.54%) Oracle
3 74 (5.79%) Sybase
4 72 (5.63%) Murex
5 71 (5.55%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.21%) Bloomberg
7 29 (2.27%) Google
8 28 (2.19%) Reuters
9 26 (2.03%) Adobe
9 26 (2.03%) ION Trading
10 25 (1.95%) Solace
11 24 (1.88%) IBM
12 21 (1.64%) Cisco
13 19 (1.49%) Calypso
13 19 (1.49%) SAP
14 16 (1.25%) MuleSoft
15 15 (1.17%) FXall
16 14 (1.09%) Charles River
16 14 (1.09%) StreamBase
17 12 (0.94%) Tableau
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
JCW Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + be - big bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago