Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 264 375
Rank change year-on-year -101 +111 -76
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,312 2,263 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 1.33% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.99% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 888 1,139
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £43,000
90th Percentile £113,375 £116,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67,575 75,646 76,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.38% 44.62% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52,916 57,421 63,136
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -65 1,284 £75,000 - 139
South East +8 18 £75,000 +66.67% 6
North of England +13 7 £25,000 -41.18% 1
North West +6 6 £25,000 -41.18% 1
East of England -25 3 £46,250 +85.00% 3
Yorkshire +21 1 £50,000 +30.72%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 901 (68.67%) Finance
2 645 (49.16%) Equities
3 563 (42.91%) Fixed Income
4 559 (42.61%) Front Office
5 556 (42.38%) SQL
6 527 (40.17%) Derivative
7 456 (34.76%) Java
8 455 (34.68%) Banking
9 344 (26.22%) C#
10 313 (23.86%) Degree
11 303 (23.09%) Asset Management
12 298 (22.71%) Python
13 295 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
14 269 (20.50%) Hedge funds
15 256 (19.51%) C++
15 256 (19.51%) Investment Banking
16 246 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
17 224 (17.07%) Fintech
18 219 (16.69%) Linux
19 211 (16.08%) Investment Management
20 190 (14.48%) .NET
20 190 (14.48%) SQL Server
21 183 (13.95%) Software Engineering
22 166 (12.65%) Unix
23 148 (11.28%) Oracle
24 142 (10.82%) Multithreading
24 142 (10.82%) Low Latency
25 140 (10.67%) Mathematics
26 139 (10.59%) thinkFolio
27 132 (10.06%) 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 61 (4.65%) Apache
2 44 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 19 (1.45%) Ethereum
5 13 (0.99%) Confluence
5 13 (0.99%) IIS
6 9 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.69%) CMS
7 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (0.38%) GemFire
8 4 (0.30%) JBoss
9 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.076%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.076%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.076%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 139 (10.59%) thinkFolio
2 83 (6.33%) Markit EDM
3 75 (5.72%) Front Arena
4 20 (1.52%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.45%) Ripple
6 13 (0.99%) Bloomberg AIM
6 13 (0.99%) SunGard GMI
7 8 (0.61%) Misys Midas
8 6 (0.46%) MetaTrader
9 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.38%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.30%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.15%) Endur
12 2 (0.15%) Kondor
12 2 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 2 (0.15%) Salerio
12 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 1 (0.076%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.58%) SaaS
4 21 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.99%) Office 365
6 8 (0.61%) Serverless
7 5 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.38%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.30%) G Suite
9 3 (0.23%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) NuGet
10 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.35%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.91%) DNS
3 12 (0.91%) Internet
3 12 (0.91%) VPN
4 11 (0.84%) DHCP
5 9 (0.69%) Firewall
6 5 (0.38%) Broadband
6 5 (0.38%) Intranet
7 4 (0.30%) LAN
7 4 (0.30%) WAN
7 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.23%) FTP
8 3 (0.23%) HTTP
9 2 (0.15%) NAS
10 1 (0.076%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.076%) Extranet
10 1 (0.076%) Multicast
10 1 (0.076%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.076%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.35%) Big Data
3 42 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 27 (2.06%) Blockchain
7 24 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.60%) MS Access
10 18 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.22%) MySQL
12 14 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.84%) DB2
13 11 (0.84%) KDB
13 11 (0.84%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (6.33%) TeamCity
2 70 (5.34%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.73%) JIRA
4 53 (4.04%) Maven
5 52 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 42 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 42 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (3.20%) Visual Studio
7 41 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (2.13%) Gradle
9 25 (1.91%) MSBuild
10 22 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.84%) Selenium
13 10 (0.76%) JUnit
13 10 (0.76%) Subversion
14 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.69%) HP UFT
15 8 (0.61%) Hudson
16 7 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 901 (68.67%) Finance
2 559 (42.61%) Front Office
3 455 (34.68%) Banking
4 256 (19.51%) Investment Banking
5 98 (7.47%) Back Office
6 44 (3.35%) French Language
7 43 (3.28%) German Language
8 42 (3.20%) Italian Language
9 39 (2.97%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.29%) Spanish Language
11 21 (1.60%) Games
12 17 (1.30%) Marketing
13 16 (1.22%) Advertising
14 15 (1.14%) Legal
15 14 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.76%) General Ledger
17 9 (0.69%) Retail
18 6 (0.46%) Electronics
19 4 (0.30%) Law
20 2 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 571 (43.52%) Developer
2 286 (21.80%) Analyst
3 177 (13.49%) Java Developer
4 122 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 120 (9.15%) Applications Support
6 117 (8.92%) Business Analyst
7 101 (7.70%) Senior Developer
8 85 (6.48%) Python Developer
9 84 (6.40%) Support Engineer
10 79 (6.02%) Support Analyst
11 72 (5.49%) C++ Developer
12 62 (4.73%) Software Engineer
13 57 (4.34%) Applications Engineer
14 55 (4.19%) .NET Developer
15 54 (4.12%) Front Office Developer
16 53 (4.04%) Applications Support Analyst
17 49 (3.73%) Applications Support Engineer
17 49 (3.73%) Banking Analyst
18 47 (3.58%) Quantitative Developer
19 46 (3.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
2 190 (14.48%) .NET
3 107 (8.16%) React
4 94 (7.16%) WPF
5 88 (6.71%) AngularJS
6 85 (6.48%) HTML
7 66 (5.03%) Web Services
8 60 (4.57%) HTML5
9 57 (4.34%) WCF
10 52 (3.96%) ASP.NET
11 48 (3.66%) J2SE
12 43 (3.28%) J2EE
13 37 (2.82%) XML
14 35 (2.67%) Middleware
15 34 (2.59%) .NET Framework
15 34 (2.59%) Spring
16 26 (1.98%) RESTful
17 25 (1.91%) WinForms
18 24 (1.83%) Reactive Extensions
18 24 (1.83%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 645 (49.16%) Equities
2 563 (42.91%) Fixed Income
3 527 (40.17%) Derivative
4 269 (20.50%) Hedge funds
5 224 (17.07%) Fintech
6 132 (10.06%) Computer Science
7 80 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (5.11%) Algorithms
9 61 (4.65%) OTC Derivatives
10 59 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
11 51 (3.89%) Exotic Derivative
12 48 (3.66%) Credit Derivative
12 48 (3.66%) Market Risk
13 43 (3.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 38 (2.90%) Equity Derivative
14 38 (2.90%) Mobile App
15 37 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
16 31 (2.36%) Virtual Team
17 28 (2.13%) Management Information System
18 25 (1.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 219 (16.69%) Linux
2 166 (12.65%) Unix
3 122 (9.30%) Windows
4 21 (1.60%) Fedora
4 21 (1.60%) SUSE
5 20 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 18 (1.37%) CentOS
7 17 (1.30%) Solaris
8 11 (0.84%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.61%) Android
10 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.23%) AIX
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.076%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (23.09%) Asset Management
2 295 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (16.08%) Investment Management
4 183 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 142 (10.82%) Low Latency
5 142 (10.82%) Multithreading
6 140 (10.67%) Mathematics
7 118 (8.99%) Algorithmic Trading
8 109 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
9 103 (7.85%) Business Analysis
10 101 (7.70%) Microservices
11 99 (7.55%) Analytics
12 98 (7.47%) DevOps
12 98 (7.47%) OO
13 93 (7.09%) TDD
14 92 (7.01%) Electronic Trading
15 90 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
16 88 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
17 87 (6.63%) Risk Management
18 80 (6.10%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 556 (42.38%) SQL
2 456 (34.76%) Java
3 344 (26.22%) C#
4 298 (22.71%) Python
5 256 (19.51%) C++
6 122 (9.30%) Perl
7 96 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 87 (6.63%) JavaScript
9 84 (6.40%) Ruby
10 75 (5.72%) Korn
11 66 (5.03%) R
12 65 (4.95%) Bourne shell
13 56 (4.27%) T-SQL
14 55 (4.19%) PowerShell
15 52 (3.96%) Java 8
16 47 (3.58%) Scala
17 44 (3.35%) MATLAB
18 35 (2.67%) C
19 33 (2.52%) VBA
20 28 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 313 (23.86%) Degree
2 41 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.90%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (2.74%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.13%) PhD
6 12 (0.91%) ISEB
7 7 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.46%) CFA
9 5 (0.38%) CISSP
10 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.15%) ACCA
11 2 (0.15%) SAFe Agilist
11 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.076%) RHCE
12 1 (0.076%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.34%) MiFID
2 46 (3.51%) QA
3 23 (1.75%) EMIR
4 10 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.69%) FATCA
6 8 (0.61%) ISO 20022
6 8 (0.61%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.53%) PMO
8 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.38%) GDPR
10 4 (0.30%) SEPA
11 3 (0.23%) Basel III
11 3 (0.23%) IFRS
11 3 (0.23%) SLA
12 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.076%) Basel II
13 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.076%) PSD2
System Software
1 46 (3.51%) Docker
2 14 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.38%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.23%) zsh
6 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (2.97%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.60%) Terraform
3 12 (0.91%) Automic
3 12 (0.91%) Control-M
3 12 (0.91%) Dollar Universe
3 12 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.61%) Ansible
4 8 (0.61%) SCCM
5 7 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.46%) Ganglia
6 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.23%) Nagios
7 3 (0.23%) Puppet
8 2 (0.15%) Grafana
8 2 (0.15%) logstash
8 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.076%) Consul
9 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 148 (11.28%) Oracle
2 105 (8.00%) Charles River
3 103 (7.85%) Calypso
4 102 (7.77%) Bloomberg
5 82 (6.25%) Reuters
6 75 (5.72%) FXall
6 75 (5.72%) SimCorp
7 62 (4.73%) Microsoft
8 59 (4.50%) Tradeweb
9 55 (4.19%) TIBCO
10 50 (3.81%) MarketAxess
11 40 (3.05%) Sybase
12 38 (2.90%) Murex
13 29 (2.21%) Google
13 29 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.75%) FIS
14 23 (1.75%) StreamBase
15 22 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (1.68%) Zend
16 21 (1.60%) ION Trading